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Joseph Hoshen: Locator device useful for house arrest and stalker detection. AT&T IPM, Michael B Johannesen, Mony R Ghose, October 24, 1995: US05461390 (438 worldwide citation)

A locator device for monitoring the location of subjects, usable in conjunction with a database system connected to a wireless network, wherein the database system causes a polling signal to be sent periodically to each of the subject's locator devices in the area. The locator device includes a wire ...


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Chandos A Rypinski: Access protocol for a common channel wireless network. Larry D Johnson, October 24, 1995: US05461627 (352 worldwide citation)

An access protocol and method for a common channel wireless network addresses the functions needed in large scale wireless local or premises area networks where the user stations are or may include battery-powered portable computers and telephones either fixed or moving. The function provided is set ...


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Leonard M Shlain, Paul Lubock, Wayne A Noda: Electrosurgical device and method. Advanced Surgical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 24, 1995: US05460629 (331 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical probe comprises an elongate probe body having a surgical hook at a distal end thereof. A paddle element is reciprocatably mounted within the distal tip of the elongate body so that it can be shifted between an extended position where it covers the hook tip and a retracted position ...


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David M Claus: Secure money transfer techniques using smart cards. AT&T IPM, Steven R Bartholomew, October 24, 1995: US05461217 (304 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing secure electronic financial transactions are disclosed. Money is electronically stored on a plurality of smart cards. At least one smart card is equipped with an electronic security wall having a closed state and an open state. In the closed state, the smart card is ...


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James M Florence, William E Nelson, Vadlammanti Venkateswar, James St Clair, Dirk Broddin, Serge M F Tavernier: Process and architecture for digital micromirror printer. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Agfa Gevaert, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, William E Hiller, October 24, 1995: US05461411 (296 worldwide citation)

Techniques for achieving high resolution, high-speed gray scale printing with binary spatial light modulators. A spatial light modulator array is divided into subarrays, and the subarrays are illuminated at various levels (510, 512, 514, 516) of a modulated light source. Additionally, each pixel (52 ...


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Joel L Wolf, Philip S Yu: Look-ahead scheduling to support video-on-demand applications. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Ludwin, October 24, 1995: US05461415 (285 worldwide citation)

A system and method of supporting pause-resume in a video-on-demand service of a type which can accommodate multiple viewers sharing a common data stream is described. When a video server receives a performance request from one of the viewers for showing a particular video, it identifies and reserve ...


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David E Goodman, Daniel S Goldberger: Tissue penetrating apparatus and methods. Sextant Medical Corporation, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, October 24, 1995: US05460182 (265 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetrating apparatus including a surgical appliance having a sharp tip for penetrating tissue, a first optical element for emitting one or more selected monochromatic wavelengths of light, and a second optical element for sensing light corresponding to the one or more selected monochromati ...


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Wayne M Thomas, Edward D Nicholas, James C Needham, Michael G Murch, Peter Temple Smith, Christopher J Dawes: Friction welding. The Welding Institute, Martin M Novack, October 24, 1995: US05460317 (261 worldwide citation)

A method of operating on a workpiece comprises offering a probe of material harder than the workpiece material to a continuous surface of the workpiece causing relative cyclic movement between the probe and the workpiece while urging the probe and workpiece together whereby frictional heat is genera ...


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Robert J Hastings, Paily T Varghese: Rack-mounted computer apparatus. Compaq Computer Corporation, Konneker & Bush, October 24, 1995: US05460441 (248 worldwide citation)

A rack mounted computer system has a vertically elongated cabinet structure in which a specially designed server unit is mounted. The server unit includes a slide-out outer drawer having a power supply box mounted in a lower interior portion thereof. An inner tray is slidably mounted in an upper int ...


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Boyd Fowler, Abbas El Gamal: CMOS image sensor with pixel level A/D conversion. Stanford University, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 24, 1995: US05461425 (246 worldwide citation)

An image sensor formed using a CMOS process is described herein which includes a pixel array core of phototransistors whose conductivities are related to the magnitude of light impinging upon the phototransistors. The analog signals generated by the phototransistors are converted to a serial bit str ...



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