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Jon D Nolan: Personal account tracking system. Bacon & Thomas, May 13, 1997: US05630073 (105 worldwide citation)

A system including both apparatus and a method enables individuals and small businesses to use checks and deposit slips for the purpose of tracking specific expenditures, income, assets, and liability items for budgetary or tax purposes. The checks or bank drafts are provided blanks for entering mac ...


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Pierre Sarbach: Autonomous system for measuring, processing and transmitting essentially physiological parameters. Baumann & Haldi, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 13, 1997: US05628324 (104 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a system for measuring and displaying physiological parameters. It comprises, on the one hand, a sensor or sensors and a measuring device attached to the body, and on the other hand, a separate display device, for example a digital watch attached to the wrist, receiving from t ...


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Naoto Kinjo: Method of determining an exposure amount using optical recognition of facial features. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 13, 1997: US05629752 (104 worldwide citation)

In a method of determining an exposure amount, image data is fetched, and an image is divided into a plurality of regions by binarization or another technique, a shape pattern representing a contour of the head of a human figure is detected, and a face candidate region is set in accordance with the ...


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John LeMoncheck, Timothy P Allen, Gunter Steinbach, Carver A Mead: Writable analog reference voltage storage device. Synaptics Incorporated, D Alessandro & Ritchie, May 13, 1997: US05629891 (103 worldwide citation)

A circuit for generating N analog voltage signals for reference or bias use employs N analog floating gate storage devices. Circuitry is provided so that all floating gate storage devices can be programmed to their target voltages individually or in parallel. Electron injection circuitry is provided ...


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Kenneth B Buell, James W Richardson, Douglas H Benson: Absorbent article with elastic feature having a prestrained web portion and method for forming same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Edward J Milbrada, Steven W Miller, Jeffrey V Bamber, May 13, 1997: US05628741 (103 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic feature improving the dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic feature preferably includes an elastomeric member and a nonelastic web; a portion of the nonelastic web coincides with at least a portion of the elastomeric member; this p ...


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Herman A Chastonay: Method of relocating the center of percussion on an assembled golf club to either the center of the club head face or some other club head face location. Haverstock Garrett & Roberts, May 13, 1997: US05629475 (102 worldwide citation)

A method for relocating the center of percussion of an assembled golf club such that it substantially coincides with the center of the club head face, the present method taking into account the weight of the particular club shaft and grip affixed to the club head, the center of gravity of the club h ...


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John N Hait: Secure architecture and apparatus using an independent computer cartridge. Progressive Technology, Leonard D Schappert, May 13, 1997: US05630057 (101 worldwide citation)

A computer architectural and apparatus system for preventing software copying or alteration, and providing enhanced computational capabilities, physical information security, and physical environment protection is disclosed. The system comprises an Independent Computer Module (ICM), and an Interface ...


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Keith W Schindler: Method and apparatus for extracting and treating digital images for seamless compositing. Schindler Imaging, Lyon & Lyon, May 13, 1997: US05630037 (101 worldwide citation)

An image processing system for extracting and treating a digitized color subject image for seamless compositing against an arbitrary background includes the generation of a final control image from the image of a subject in front of a screen consisting of a range of colors. A sample of the backgroun ...


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Luigi Bella, Javier V T Bosch, Irene Echaniz Elgarresta, Gerhard Hoffmann: Satellite receiver having analog-to-digital converter demodulation. Agence Spatiale Europeenne, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, May 13, 1997: US05630227 (100 worldwide citation)

A satellite receiver is provided which downconverts an incoming band of signals received at a carrier frequency to a signal spectrum centered about an intermediate frequency (IF). The IF signal spectrum is filtered to provide a group of signals therefrom. The group comprises a subset of all the sign ...


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Fwu Iuan Hshieh, Mike F Chang, Lih Ying Ching, Sze H Ng, William Cook: Trenched DMOS transistor with buried layer for reduced on-resistance and ruggedness. Siliconix incorporated, May 13, 1997: US05629543 (100 worldwide citation)

A trench DMOS transistor includes a buried layer region formed between the drain region and overlying drift region and having a doping type the same as that of the drift region and drain region. The buried layer region is more highly doped than the drain region or drift regions and is formed by e.g. ...