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Kenneth L Jeffries: Systems and method for assigning unique addresses to agents on a system management bus. Dell USA, Stephen A Terrile, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 3, 1997: US05636342 (159 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically assigning addresses to agents on a system management bus in a computer system without requiring user intervention, i.e., without requiring the user to manually or programmatically set physical or logical switches. The computer system includes a system management ...


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Richard W Citta, David A Willming: Receiver for a trellis coded digital television signal. Zenith Electronics Corporation, June 3, 1997: US05636251 (155 worldwide citation)

A data receiver comprises a demodulator for recovering a received data signal comprising a stream of interleaved regularly spaced one-dimensional symbols of a phase invariant symbol constellation, each of the received symbols representing 3 bits, Z.sub.0, Z.sub.1, Z.sub.2 produced by convolutionally ...


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Steve M C Lin, Frederick C Link, Barry K Schwartz: System and method for customer premises broadband interface with on-hook alerting. Bell Communications Research, Joseph Giordano, June 3, 1997: US05635980 (153 worldwide citation)

A broadband customer premises equipment ("CPE") interface device interfaces with conventional telephones, screen phones, and broadband data and video devices. The interface device includes circuitry to connect with a telephone network via a first telephone connection and circuitry to connect with a ...


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Hong J Zhang, Jian H Wu, Stephen W Smoliar: System for automatic video segmentation and key frame extraction for video sequences having both sharp and gradual transitions. Lawrence Y D Ho, Raymond Sun, June 3, 1997: US05635982 (153 worldwide citation)

An automatic video content parser for parsing video shots such that they are represented in their native media and retrievable based on their visual contents. This system provides methods for temporal segmentation of video sequences into individual camera shots using a novel twin-comparison method. ...


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Howard H Bobry: Hand-held electronic printer. Rankin Hill Lewis & Clark, June 3, 1997: US05634730 (152 worldwide citation)

A hand-held and self contained electronic printing device for printing indicia on a medium includes a housing that can be manually positioned adjacent a surface of the medium and remain stationary against the medium during a printing sequence; the housing having an aperture that generally defines a ...


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James F Wenzel, Mona A Chopra, Stephen W Foster: Semiconductor device having built-in high frequency bypass capacitor. Motorola, June 3, 1997: US05635767 (152 worldwide citation)

A high frequency bypass capacitor (36, 36') is built into a thin-film portion (16, 16') of a polymer carrier substrate (15) of a PBGA (10). The carrier substrate (15) has both a stiffener (18) and a thin-film portion (16, 16') which has multiple metal layers (24, 28, 30, 32). The power supply planes ...


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Steven J Benson, Thomas A Cofino, Robert J von Gutfeld: System and method for tracking vehicles in vehicle lots. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, June 3, 1997: US05635693 (151 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency (RF) tagging system is used to monitor vehicles passing through an area access to one or more vehicle storage area(s). One or more of the vehicles stored in the storage area is equipped with a RF tag which has vehicle ID information about the vehicle stored in a tag memory containe ...


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David K Swanson, James P Nelson, Douglas J Lang: Defibrillator waveform generator for generating waveform of long duration. Cardiac Pacemakers, Barnes & Thornburg, June 3, 1997: US05634938 (150 worldwide citation)

An implantable defibrillator/cardioverter which generates a biphasic waveform having a duration of at least 15-80 msec and a small "tilt" between the leading edge and trailing edge voltages of each phase. In one embodiment, two capacitors are connected in parallel to create an effectively large capa ...


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Timothy M Tinsley, Edward L Schwarz: Locally powered control system having a remote sensing unit with a two wire connection. Honeywell, Edward L Schwarz, June 3, 1997: US05635896 (149 worldwide citation)

A communication system comprises a remote switching module having two signal terminals connected by just two conductors to the signal terminals of a local decoding module. Power is directly provided only to the local decoding module, which applies DC voltage of a first level across the conductors. T ...


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Douglas J Newlin, Charles P Richardson: Universal multimedia access device. Motorola, Bruce E Stuckman, June 3, 1997: US05636211 (144 worldwide citation)

A universal multimedia access apparatus for accessing any of a plurality of multimedia applications provided by a multimedia network. The universal multimedia access apparatus accesses a predetermined one of the plurality of multimedia applications using an application-specific module interfaced the ...



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