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Bernard H Andreas, T Daniel Gross, Tomoaki Hinohara, James W Vetter: Apparatus and method for vascular closure. Perclose, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 25, 1997: US05613974 (489 worldwide citation)

A suture-applying device comprises a guide body having a needle guide at its distal end. Needles are reciprocatably carried on a shaft so that they may be advanced through the needle guide and tissue into the guide body. The suturing device is used by placing the needle guide within a vascular punct ...


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Jeff Eder: Method of and system for generating feasible, profit maximizing requisition sets. March 25, 1997: US05615109 (444 worldwide citation)

In a computer based inventory control method and system, feasible profit maximizing sets of requisitions are created. System processing starts with the creation of detailed, multi-dimensional forecasts of sales and cash receipts using stored algorithms and data preferentially extracted from a basic ...


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Timothy J Slater: Bet tracking system for gaming tables. Harrah s Club, Fenwick & West, March 25, 1997: US05613912 (371 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for automatically tracking the betting activity of casino patrons at gaming tables and providing an indication of this betting activity to casino personnel in real time. Casino patrons use magnetic cards to check themselves in and out of the bet tracking system through magnetic ...


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Ned Hoffman: Tokenless security system for authorizing access to a secured computer system. Ali Kamarei, March 25, 1997: US05615277 (364 worldwide citation)

A tokenless security system and method for preventing unauthorized access to one or more secured computer systems is shown. The security system and method are principally based on a correlative comparison of a unique biometric sample, such as a finger print or voice recording, gathered directly from ...


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Patrick Mullins, Charles Benedict, Jay S Tiedeberg: Automated ambient condition responsive daytime running light system. Autosmart Light Switches, Dowell & Dowell, March 25, 1997: US05614788 (336 worldwide citation)

An automated daytime running light system for surface transport vehicles having headlights and taillights which includes a daytime running light control circuit which activates the highbeam filament of the headlights at a reduced power level whenever the vehicle ignition is ON and the starter motor ...


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David A Cobbley, John A Throckmorton: Method and apparatus for providing broadcast information with indexing. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 25, 1997: US05614940 (294 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus generates and transfers a stream of broadcast information which includes multiple video and audio information segments to a receiving device. Once received, the segments are stored in a cache and indexing information associated with the segments is made available to end users ...


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Joshua Makower, David A Zieve, Frank Barber: System and method for accessory rate control. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, March 25, 1997: US05613966 (284 worldwide citation)

A system changes the rate of operation of a smoke evacuator used with an electrosurgical generator during treatment of a patient electrosurgically at an operative site. A mono or bipolar circuit for electrosurgery has an electrosurgical generator, ESU. A switch in the circuit activates the ESU when ...


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Silvio Micali: Ideal electronic negotiations. David H Judson, March 25, 1997: US05615269 (273 worldwide citation)

There is described an electronic communications method between a first party and a second party, with assistance from at least a plurality of trustees, enabling an electronic transaction in which the first party having a selling reservation price (SRP) and the second party having a buying reservatio ...


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David J Allard, Francis J Canova Jr, Debra A G Johnson, Charles S Lanier, James R Lewis, Byron K Tiller, William Villafana, Raymond L Yee: Personal communicator having improved zoom and pan functions for editing information on touch sensitive display. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Grosser, March 25, 1997: US05615384 (268 worldwide citation)

A mobile, hand-held personal communicator includes a casing for housing a cellular phone, modem, and data processing system. Graphics image files are stored and can be selectively displayed on a touchscreen display. A zoom function magnifies areas of a graphics image, such as a fax image, that has b ...


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John D Harding: Adjustable tip for lancet device. Palco Laboratories, Bruce H Johnsonbaugh, March 25, 1997: US05613978 (266 worldwide citation)

An adjustable tip for a blood lancet device for causing different depths of skin puncture is provided. An inner sleeve has a partially enclosed distal end which forms a stop for the shoulder of the lancet. An outer sleeve is pressed together with a cylindrical ring to form an internal camming surfac ...



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