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James Logan, Daniel F Goessling, Charles G Call: System for electrically distributing personalized information. James Logan, Banner & Witcoff, February 24, 1998: US05721827 (904 worldwide citation)

An audio program and message distribution system in which a host system organizes and transmits program segments to client subscriber locations. The host organizes the program segments by subject matter and creates scheduled programming in accordance with preferences associated with each subscriber. ...


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Vinay Deo, Robert B Seidensticker, Daniel R Simon: Authentication system and method for smart card transactions. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 24, 1998: US05721781 (672 worldwide citation)

An authentication system includes a portable information device, such as a smart card, that is configured to store and process multiple different applications. The smart card is assigned its own digital certificate which contains a digital signature from a trusted certifying authority and a unique p ...


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Jeffrey L Eggleston, James H Orszulak, Matthew J Sodnicar: Control system for neurosurgery. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, February 24, 1998: US05720744 (544 worldwide citation)

A control system and method for the operation of neurosurgical bipolar electrodes for application to the tissue and bodily fluids of a patient provides a source of high frequency energy connected to bipolar electrodes. Contacting surfaces are on the bipolar electrodes of highly electrically conducti ...


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Roger P Jackson: Tools for use in seating spinal rods in open ended implants. Litman McMahon & Brown L L C, February 24, 1998: US05720751 (538 worldwide citation)

A set of tools for use in seating a spinal rod in a rod receiving channel in a head of an open ended spinal surgery implant such as a bone screw, hook or transverse connector wherein each of the tools comprises an implant holder for grasping, holding or engaging an implant, and a pusher assembly inc ...


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Robert D Powell, Mark J Nitzberg: Method and system for digital image signatures. Corbis Corporation, Seed and Berry, February 24, 1998: US05721788 (525 worldwide citation)

A method and system for embedding signatures within visual images in both digital representation and print or film. A signature is inseparably embedded within the visible image, the signature persisting through image transforms that include resizing as well as conversion to print or film and back to ...


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James C Anderson: Hearing aid with wireless remote processor. Richard F Benway, Martin M Santa, February 24, 1998: US05721783 (521 worldwide citation)

A hearing aid or audio communication system includes an earpiece (10) that can be hidden in the ear canal, and which communicates wirelessly with a remote processor unit, or RPU (16), that enhances audio signals and can be concealed under clothing. Sounds from the environment are picked up by a micr ...


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Konrad Charles Lagarde, Richard Michael Rogers: Computer network for WWW server data access over internet. International Business Machines Corporation, Lynn L Augspurger, February 24, 1998: US05721908 (386 worldwide citation)

A World Wide Web browser makes requests to web servers on a network which receive and fulfill requests as an agent of the browser client, organizing distributed sub-agents as distributed integration solution (DIS) servers on an intranet network supporting the web server which also has an access agen ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Seung Yup Chai, Joseph H Matthews III: System for automatic pause/resume of content delivered on a channel in response to switching to and from that channel and resuming so that a portion of the content is repeated. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 24, 1998: US05721829 (379 worldwide citation)

The interactive entertainment network system has a headend connected to multiple user interface units in individual homes via a distribution network. The user interface units are operable in a video-on-demand (VOD) mode to order and receive video content programs from the headend. The VOD mode is ac ...


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Katsumi Hamamoto, Hisashi Okuda: Sensor and production method of and measurement method using the same. Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, February 24, 1998: US05720862 (375 worldwide citation)

There is provided a sensor for the measurement of a content of a material in liquid which material is oxidized with an oxidase enzyme in which sensor a reagent layer is formed on an electrode system composed of a measuring electrode and a counter electrode both of which are formed on an insulating s ...


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Timothy A Chuter, Michael P DeBruyne, Neal E Fearnot, Gregory D Elliott: Barb and expandable transluminal graft prosthesis for repair of aneurysm. Cook Incorporated, MED Institute, Richard J Godlewski, February 24, 1998: US05720776 (350 worldwide citation)

An improved prosthesis assembly for placement at an aneurysm in the bifurcated lumen of the aorta and the common iliac arteries extending therefrom. The prosthesis assembly includes a single lumen graft or a bifurcated lumen graft having a main body and ipsilateral and contralateral limbs extending ...



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