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Jay R Yablon: Enhanced system for transferring, storing and using signaling information in a switched telephone network. Jay R Yablon, June 9, 1998: US05764731 (179 worldwide citation)

A system includes a telephone and a distant device. The distant device contains one or more telephone numbers which are later to be dialed at the telephone. The telephone numbers are transmitted in coded form, preferably dual tone multifrequency form, from the device to the telephone. The distant de ...


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Roderick Swift, Andrew Tybinkowski: Mobile X-ray inspection system for large objects. American Science and Engineering, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 9, 1998: US05764683 (177 worldwide citation)

A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a beam of penetrating radiation to sweep the large container. At least one detector is also mounted on the ...


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Frederic Neftel: Apparatus for remotely monitoring controllable devices. Debiotech, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 9, 1998: US05764159 (168 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an installation for remote monitoring of a plurality of controllable equipment, in particular hospital equipment. Each of the equipment includes control means activated in response to a sequence of information. The installation also includes a portable control device. The po ...


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Luigi Bella: Method and system for transmitting radio signals between a fixed terrestrial station and user mobile terminals via a network of satellites. Agence Spatiale Europeenne, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, June 9, 1998: US05765098 (165 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a method and a system for transmitting radio signals between a fixed terrestrial station and mobile user terminals via a network of satellites in inclined circular orbits having a radius less than that of geostationary orbits. The beams generated are divided into pencil beams ...


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Tom Edsall: Color blocking logic mechanism for a high-performance network switch. Cisco Technology, Cesari and McKenna, June 9, 1998: US05764636 (165 worldwide citation)

A color blocking logic (CBL) mechanism implements spanning tree states with respect to data frames transported between port interface circuitry over a link connecting different switches in a network. Each port interface circuit preferably supports multiple virtual local area network (VLAN) designati ...


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John R Somsel: Sunshields for eyeglasses. Richard C Litman, June 9, 1998: US05764333 (163 worldwide citation)

A method and kit for making sunshields for eyeglasses. The sunshields are flexible, transparent sheets of smooth plastic film that are retained on lenses of eyeglasses by electrostatic attraction. The sunshields are made of smooth plastic film having opposed parallel surfaces that are flat and plana ...


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Michael L Bolan, Nicholas Fekete: Electronic micro identification circuit that is inherently bonded to someone or something. Dallas Semiconductor Corporation, June 9, 1998: US05764888 (163 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a small portable microprocessor based circuit (electronic module) that contains information about the user of the circuit that is known or inherently known by the user. The circuit is small enough to fit inside a thickened U.S. nickel and enables a user to perform secure tr ...


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Brooke W Mastrorio: Custom bioimplantable article. Johnson & Johnson Professional, Nutter McClennen & Fish, June 9, 1998: US05762125 (162 worldwide citation)

A method of making a custom, bioimplantable article, such as a joint prosthesis component, is provided using computer aided design, rapid prototyping, and investment casting techniques. The method includes the creation of a data file, using computer aided design (CAD) techniques, that defines a nega ...


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John B Georges, David M Cutrer, Kam Y Lau: Distribution of radio-frequency signals through low bandwidth infrastructures. Lumen Intellectual Property Services, June 9, 1998: US05765099 (155 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transmitting a radio frequency (RF) signal in a RF bandwidth over a low bandwidth medium, e.g., in-building cabling, which has a transmission bandwidth below the RF bandwidth. The system has a unit for receiving the RF signal and a global reference oscillator for distributing ...


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Sydney Brenner: Simultaneous sequencing of tagged polynucleotides. Lynx Therapeutics, Stephen C Macevicz, June 9, 1998: US05763175 (153 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for sequencing each polynucleotide of a population by using an oligonucleotide tag assigned to each such polynucleotide for transfering sequence information to a tag complement located on a spatially addressable array of such complements. That is, a unique tag is atta ...