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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Gijsbert J Van Den Enden, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Digital transmission and recording system with simple error correction. U S Philips Corporation, Michael E Belk, June 16, 1998: US05768293 (2 worldwide citation)

To obtain a detector which has considerably less complexity than a Viterbi detector without a loss of performance, there is proposed to use a code that makes it possible to distinguish types of transmission errors. As a result of this distinction of types of detection errors, there may be establishe ...


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Bruce Schneier, Jay Walker, James Jorasch: Remote-auditing of computer generated outcomes and authenticated biling and access control system using cryptographic and other protocols. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, June 16, 1998: US05768382 (1009 worldwide citation)

A computer device and method for encoding a message corresponding to an outcome of a computer game, and a computer device and method for decoding the message to detect a fraudulent outcome. The computer device used to generate the encoded message includes (1) a memory device containing encoding cont ...


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Boaz Eitan: Non-volatile semiconductor memory cell utilizing asymmetrical charge trapping. Saifun Semiconductors, Howard Zaretsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 16, 1998: US05768192 (882 worldwide citation)

A novel apparatus for and method of programming and reading a programmable read only memory (PRON) having a trapping dielectric sandwiched between two silicon dioxide layers is disclosed that greatly reduces the programming time of conventional PROM devices. Examples of the trapping dielectric are s ...


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Christian Stumm: Client-server system for delivery of online information. V Cast, Sofer & Haroun, June 16, 1998: US05768528 (575 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a server system adapted to provide information files to a plurality of subscribers over communications network, such as Internet. A plurality of publishers store their publishing material such as newspapers, magazines or software files in a database server. The database server ...


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Logan L Pease, Dwight E Crevelt: Progressive gaming system and method for wide applicability. International Game Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, June 16, 1998: US05766076 (553 worldwide citation)

A progressive gaming system with wide applicability to a potentially large number of players is provided. A three-level hierarchy can be used in which a portion of wagers and individual terminals are earmarked for contribution to a progressive jackpot, each casino is allotted one chance at a prize f ...


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Patrick Henry, Levon Doursounian: Interbody spinal prosthetic implant and method. Osteonics, Arthur Jacob, June 16, 1998: US05766252 (545 worldwide citation)

An interbody spinal prosthetic implant is placed between adjacent vertebral bodies of the vertebrae of a spine to maintain a desired orientation and spacing between the adjacent vertebral bodies and support the adjacent vertebral bodies for fusion at the desired orientation and spacing, the prosthet ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Graphics processing system employing embedded code signals. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 16, 1998: US05768426 (485 worldwide citation)

An identification code signal is impressed on a carrier to be identified (such as an electronic data signal or a physical medium) in a manner that permits the identification signal later to be discerned and the carrier thereby identified. The method and apparatus are characterized by robustness desp ...


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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, William S Peters: Endovascular system for arresting the heart. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, Michael J Lynch, June 16, 1998: US05766151 (476 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for temporarily inducing cardioplegic arrest in the heart of a patient and for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass in order to facilitate surgical procedures on the heart and its related blood vessels. Specifically, a catheter based system is provided for isolating t ...


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Bart Swaelens, Wilfried Vancraen: Method for making a perfected medical model on the basis of digital image information of a part of the body. Materialise Naamloze Vennootschap, Bacon & Thomas, June 16, 1998: US05768134 (473 worldwide citation)

A method is set fourth for making a perfected medical model on the basis of digital image information of a part of the body. According to which this image information of a part of the body is converted, by means of what is called the rapid prototyping technique and thus with a processing unit (4) an ...


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Keiji Igaki: Medical suturing material. Kabushikikaisha Igaki Iryo Sekkei, Limbach & Limbach L, June 16, 1998: US05766188 (432 worldwide citation)

A medical suturing material which is loaded into an automatic suturing device having a staple line when used. The medical suturing material has a main suturing material on which a shape maintaining support member made of a film or a sheet having rigidity is superposed, wherein the main suturing mate ...



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