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Mohamed Lazzouni, Mohamed Yousaf, Rizwan A Qureshi, Naveed A Nazir: Pen and paper information recording system using an imaging pen. SIA Technology Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 26, 1997: US05661506 (1102 worldwide citation)

An information recording system includes a writing paper having a writing surface and a prerecorded invisible pattern of pixels associated with the writing surface. Each of the pixels contains encoded, optically readable position information which identifies a coordinate position on the writing surf ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Orville Rey Rule III, David I Whitmoyer, Ronald J Lebel, Joseph Y Lucisano, Alfred E Mann: Glucose sensor assembly. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 26, 1997: US05660163 (833 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitoring system continuously measures the glucose concentration in a patient's blood, provides an indication of the rate of change of such concentration, and determines whether the measured concentration and rate of change are within certain preset limits. If not, an audible and/or visua ...


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Nils Lonberg, Robert M Kay: Transgenic non-human animals capable of producing heterologous antibodies of various isotypes. GenPharm International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 26, 1997: US05661016 (767 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to transgenic non-human animals capable of producing heterologous antibodies and transgenic non-human animals having inactivated endogenous immunoglobulin genes. In one aspect of the invention, endogenous immunoglobulin genes are suppressed by antisense polynucleotides and/or b ...


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Jack H Yuan: Method of making dense flash EEPROM cell array and peripheral supporting circuits formed in deposited field oxide with the use of spacers. SanDisk Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, August 26, 1997: US05661053 (475 worldwide citation)

Techniques of forming a flash EEPROM cell array with the size of individual cells being reduced, thereby increasing the number of cells which may be formed on a semiconductor substrate of a given size. Use of dielectric spacers in several steps of the process controls areas being etched or implanted ...


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John B Carles: System and method for selectively distributing commercial messages over a communications network. Darby & Darby, August 26, 1997: US05661516 (445 worldwide citation)

A device and method of distributing commercial messages to an individually addressable subscriber terminal ("converter") on a network is provided. A server, located on the network, selectively tags commercial messages with routing information and converter addresses, and transmits the messages on th ...


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Steve L Nierlich, Phillip S Palmer, Adnan I Merchant: Medical sensor connector with removable encoding device. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 26, 1997: US05660567 (345 worldwide citation)

A connector for a medical sensor is provided. The connector includes a number of contacts, and includes an electronic device for encoding a characteristic of the medical sensor. The electronic device is insertable into the connector. This simplifies the design of a sensor, which no longer needs to i ...


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David S Register: Hand held computer with dual display screen orientation capability controlled by toggle switches having first and second non-momentary positions. Dell USA, Henry N Garrana, Mark P Kahler, Michelle M Turner, August 26, 1997: US05661632 (343 worldwide citation)

A handheld computer has a generally rectangular housing on a front side wall of which a display screen is operatively mounted. A row of toggle switches is also mounted on the front housing side wall, adjacent the display screen, the toggle switches being operatively connected to the computer circuit ...


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Edwin C Iliff: Computerized medical diagnostic and treatment advice system. First Opinion Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 26, 1997: US05660176 (336 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing computerized, knowledge-based medical diagnostic and treatment advice. The medical advice is provided to the general public over a telephone network. Two new authoring languages, interactive voice response and speech recognition are used to enable expert and general ...


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Ronald W Ignatius, Todd S Martin: Arrays of optoelectronic devices and method of making same. Quantum Devices, Michael Best & Friedrich, August 26, 1997: US05660461 (323 worldwide citation)

A low cost LED array is formed from a plurality of modular units that are snapped together. Each modular unit consists of one or more U-shaped lead frame substrates which are overmolded with a thermoplastic insulator material. The lead frame substrates act as heat dissipators. The LEDs are then bond ...


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Peter A Hochstein: Power supply for light emitting diode array. Howard & Howard, August 26, 1997: US05661645 (320 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) for supplying regulated voltage d.c. electrical power to an LED array (12) includes a rectifier (32) responsive to a.c. power for generating rectified d.c. power and a power factor correcting and voltage regulating buck/boost switchmode converter (38) responsive to the rectified d. ...



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