Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Retroreflective marker for data storage cartridge. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 10, 1997: US05638228 (54 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a retroreflective marker. Light from a source is reflected from the marker almost exactly on its incident path. This property makes possible unique identification of the cartridge with minimal senstivity to light reflected from other surfaces. The marker ...



Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Methods and devices for converting a sequence of m-bit information words to a modulated signal and including that signal on a record carrier, devices for decoding that signal and reading it from a record carrier, and that signal. U S Philips Corporation, Richard A Weiss, June 24, 1997: US05642113 (6 worldwide citation)

A sequence of m-bit information words is converted to a modulated binary signal. For each received information word from the sequence an n-bit code word is delivered. The delivered code words are converted to the modulated signal. When one of the code words is assigned to an information word to be c ...

Izeki Hideo, Naka Hirokazu, Asano Shiro, Namoto Manabu, Suzuki Takashi, Suzuki Hiroshi, Kato Satoru, Kusamoto Hideyuki: Method for arranging raising seedling device and apparatus therefor. Iseki &Amp, June 30, 1997: JP1997-168334

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To reduce a labor arranging a sown raising seedling device (a seedling box) in the field and to reduce the number of operators by transferring the raising seedling device with a horizontally long transverse frame moving along a longitudinal rail. SOLUTION: A horizontally long t ...

Kamaya Naoki, Kosugi Ichiro: Vision device. Sony, June 30, 1997: JP1997-172586

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To allow the device in which the user enjoys a video image with a large screen size while visually confirming an external state and visually confirms the external state only while the video image is stopped according to need. SOLUTION: A vision device 1 configured to be mounted ...

Kurosawa Kenichi, Tanaka Shigeya, Nakatsuka Yasuhiro, Bando Tadaaki: Parallel processor. Hitachi, June 30, 1997: JP1997-171464

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make it possible to normally operate almost all conventional software by performing a parallel processing for plural instructions or performing successive processings for continuous instructions. SOLUTION: In an IF stage, the two instructions designated by a program counter ...

Murai Makoto: Mobile radio equipment. Toshiba, June 30, 1997: JP1997-172665

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To improve the handleability by clearing a memory in a short time simply with a small operation number even when all message codes stored in the memory are cleared. SOLUTION: Modes to process message codes stored in a memory 8 are a storage mode setting individually storage of ...

Nakagawa Akio: Semiconductor substrate and high breakdown voltage semiconductor device using the substrate. Toshiba, June 30, 1997: JP1997-172189

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make an insulating film to effectively share the voltage exerted on a semiconductor layer by providing a high-resistance film to be formed on the insulating film and a semiconductor layer to be formed on this high- resistance film. SOLUTION: An insular high-resistance silico ...

Ota Takashi, Fukuyama Nobuji: Optical fiber array. NGK Insulators, June 30, 1997: JP1997-171121

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To accurately align the optical fiber array and an opposite-side member on the basis of surfaces without depending upon the thickness precision of a V groove substrate and a fixation substrate. SOLUTION: The top surface (V groove formation surface) of the V groove substrate 1 o ...

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