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Robert Moskovich: Toothbrush with improved efficacy. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, James M Serafino, May 13, 1997: US05628082 (230 worldwide citation)

An improved toothbrush with a secure grip, a more effective bristle arrangement, and a specially shaped head is disclosed. The handle is formed with opposed gripping portions, and fits securely in the hand of the brusher, facing either up or down, imparting to the user a very secure and comfortable ...


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Robert J Goldman: Selection and retrieval of music from a digital database. Scully Scott Murphy and Presser, May 13, 1997: US05629867 (212 worldwide citation)

A digital radio broadcast station which includes a single on-line digital database having stored therein a plurality of at least several hundred (preferably at least 1800) different selections of music to be played and broadcast by the radio station. A processor system is provided for programming th ...


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G Daniel Urban, Robert McCarthy, David Schuchman, Ronald Bruno: Position enhanced cellular telephone system. Stanford Telecommunications, Jim Zegeer Esq, May 13, 1997: US05630206 (211 worldwide citation)

A position monitoring system having a position finder subsystem connected via a cellular telephone to a central monitoring station, a receive/transmit device carried with the position monitoring subsystem. A remote personal signalling subsystem comprising an RF coder modulator for transmitting a cod ...


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William F Zancho: Method and apparatus for personal attribute selection having delay management method and apparatus for preference establishment when preferences in a donor device are unavailable. Motorola, Daniel W Juffernbruch, May 13, 1997: US05630159 (203 worldwide citation)

An application device (401) is connectable with a donor device (541) such as a portable memory card (560) or widely accessible central database (550). The donor device (541) stores and provides preferences to the application device (401). The donor device (541) contains a reference preference memory ...


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Douglas H Benson, John J Curro: Method for selectively aperturing a nonwoven web. The Procter & Gamble Company, Kevin C Johnson, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, May 13, 1997: US05628097 (192 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for selectively aperturing a nonwoven web. A nonwoven web is weakened along a plurality of locations and then a tensioning force is applied to the nonwoven web causing the nonwoven web to rupture at the plurality of weakened location creating a plurality of ap ...


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Paul A Gargano, David H Gilmore, Frank A Pace, Lee Weinstein: Personal tracking and recovery system. Paul A Gargano, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, May 13, 1997: US05629678 (190 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for tracking and recovering humans utilizes an implantable transceiver incorporating a power supply and actuation system allowing the unit to remain implanted and functional for years without maintenance. The implanted transmitter may be remotely actuated, or actuated by the implantee. Pow ...


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Stephen M Trimberger, Richard A Carberry, Robert A Johnson, Jennifer Wong: Method of time multiplexing a programmable logic device. Xilinx, Jeanette S Harms, Norman R Klivans, May 13, 1997: US05629637 (188 worldwide citation)

A method of time multiplexing a programmable logic device (PLD) includes inputting a design for the PLD and dividing an evaluation of the logic of the design into a plurality of micro cycles. The method further includes identifying the logic not within a critical path of the design and rescheduling ...


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Graham Davis, Imants R Lauks, Michael P Zelin: Apparatus for assaying viscosity changes in fluid samples and method of conducting same. i Stat Corporation, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, May 13, 1997: US05628961 (187 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for conducting a variety of assays that are responsive to a change in the viscosity of a sample fluid and relates to methods of conducting such assays. In particular, the present invention is related to the use of a cartridge for conducting one or more c ...


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Allan R Moore, Lori J Poulos, Lynn G DeFazio: Program storage device and computer program product for managing an event driven management information system with rule-based application structure stored in a relational database. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 13, 1997: US05630127 (184 worldwide citation)

A rule-based application structure utilizes rules which are stored separately from application programs. The rules are stored in a relational database as objects. A user can modify existing rules and create new rules which are then restored in the database. Because rules are stored as objects in the ...


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Denny L Hylton, Steven Olsen, William Burton, Dave Lichtenwalner: Customer premise wireless distribution of broad band signals and two-way communication of control signals over power lines. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, May 13, 1997: US05630204 (180 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing interactive multimedia services to subscriber premises utilizing wireless and power line distribution within the subscriber premise. The service is provided via a communications link delivering to the subscriber premises broad band digital information including vide ...