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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method. Dennis Crawford, Litman McMahon & Brown, February 27, 1996: US05495576 (652 worldwide citation)

An improved panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method includes panoramic three-dimensional input devices, a computer processor, and a panoramic audio-visual output device. In one embodiment of the system the input devices comprise a sensor assembly including a ...


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Thomas Pisello, David Crossmier, Paul Ashton: Network management system having virtual catalog overview of files distributively stored across network domain. Conner Peripherals, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, February 27, 1996: US05495607 (623 worldwide citation)

A network management system includes a domain administrating server (DAS) that stores a virtual catalog representing an overview of all files distributively stored across a network domain currently or in the past. The current and historical file information is used for assisting in auditing or locat ...


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Thomas C Maley, Paul A D Orazio, Bonnie C Dalzell, Peter G Edelman, James E Flaherty, Richard W Mason, Robert R McCaffrey: Electrochemical sensors. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Nicholas I Slepchuk Jr, Arthur S Morgenstern, Judith A Roesler, February 27, 1996: US05494562 (550 worldwide citation)

A solid state, multi-use electrochemical sensor having an electrically nonconductive substrate, a working electrode, and a semi-permeable membrane covering the working electrode. The working electrode includes an electrically conductive material adhered to a portion of the substrate. A first portion ...


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Martin O Sullivan, Lawrence W Brendlen Jr, Donald Q Dong, Jeffrey M Moser, Kenneth H Mollenauer, Kenneth C Kitlas, William J Kaspari: Arterial sensor. Vital Insite, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 27, 1996: US05494043 (448 worldwide citation)

A sensor that utilizes strips of piezoelectric material to noninvasively measure the surface force/displacement resulting from a blood pressure wave traveling through an artery and transmitted through the arterial wall and overlying tissue, while canceling noise artifact signals is disclosed. Piezoe ...


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Norman Shing, Leonid Erlikh, Nicholas R Lim, Jeffrey L Lambert, Joel M Moskowitz, Vivek K Wadhwa, James Hughes, Elaine C Power: Software distribution system to build and distribute a software release. Seer Technologies, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 27, 1996: US05495610 (411 worldwide citation)

A method for creating and electronically distributing a new release of a software program in a computer system having a number of processors is disclosed. One of the software programs is modified. An impact analysis is performed to identify modules to be modified as a result of the modification. A n ...


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Mark H Linehan, Nicholas J Simicich, Gene Y Tsudik: Personal key archive. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, February 27, 1996: US05495533 (351 worldwide citation)

A computing system is described having an automated management system for managing keys to encrypt and decrypt stored data on the computing system. The computing system has an authentication server; a key client; a key generator; a key server; a key database; and an encrypted data file memory. The a ...


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Robert J Miller, Stephen Bisset, Timothy P Allen, Gunter Steinbach: Object position and proximity detector. Synaptics, D Alessandro & Ritchie, February 27, 1996: US05495077 (349 worldwide citation)

A proximity sensor system includes a sensor matrix array having a characteristic capacitance on horizontal and vertical conductors connected to sensor pads. The capacitance changes as a function of the proximity of an object or objects to the sensor matrix. The change in capacitance of each node in ...


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Joseph Katz, Jerome Swartz: Plurality of scan units with scan stitching. Symbol Technologies, February 27, 1996: US05495097 (303 worldwide citation)

A scanning system has a plurality of optical scan units. Each optical scan unit includes means for emitting light toward an item bearing an indicia. Each optical scan unit also includes means for receiving light reflected from the indicia and generating signals corresponding to the intensity of the ...


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Andrew Kwatinetz: Scrolling contents of a window. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, February 27, 1996: US05495566 (291 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system is provided for scrolling contents of a window. In accordance with a first aspect of the present invention, variable speed scrolling is provided when scrolling beyond a screen boundary. In accordance with the first aspect of the present invention, the variable speed is ...


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Mark R Robinson, David M Haaland, Kenneth J Ward: Oximeter for reliable clinical determination of blood oxygen saturation in a fetus. Sandia Corporation, DeWitt M Morgan, February 27, 1996: US05494032 (291 worldwide citation)

With the crude instrumentation now in use to continuously monitor the status of the fetus at delivery, the obstetrician and labor room staff not only over-recognize the possibility of fetal distress with the resultant rise in operative deliveries, but at times do not identify fetal distress which ma ...



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