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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Processing image data. Discreet Logic, Goudreau Gage Dubuc & Martineau Walker, July 28, 1998: US05786824 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for removing unwanted movements in digitized image caused by unsuitable camera mountings or recordings made under difficult conditions. The image data is processed by tracking a selected image portion over a plurality of frames. The position of ...


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Claude Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Alan Plyley: Surgical stapler. VIR Engineering, James E Brunton, July 28, 1998: US05785232 (437 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical stapler having first and second pivotally interconnected structural members each including a handle portion and a jaw portion. The structural members are pivotally movable between a closed position wherein their jaw portions are in a closely spaced relationship to an open positi ...


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Kenneth Schofield, Niall R Lynam: Vehicle blind spot detection display system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, July 28, 1998: US05786772 (416 worldwide citation)

A vehicle blind spot detection display system displays indications from a blind spot detector. The system includes a first indicator assembly positioned on the vehicle in the vicinity of an exterior mirror and adapted to producing an indication at least of the presence of an object adjacent the corr ...


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Richard G Caro, Mark H Sher, Bryan P Flaherty: Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device. Vital Insite, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 28, 1998: US05785659 (370 worldwide citation)

A monitor for activating a sphygmomanometer attached to a patient includes a sensor attached to the patient to generate a sensor signal representative of a physiological parameter. This sensor can be, for example, a noninvasive sensor that generates a signal responsive to blood pressure. The monitor ...


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Neil D Potter, Bohdan Chomut, David M Jacobs, Peter E Rayner, Cynthia M Anasson, Elizabeth J Friedman: Method and system for performing automated financial transactions involving foreign currencies. Crossmar, George T Marcou, Kilpatrick Stockton, July 28, 1998: US05787402 (361 worldwide citation)

A method and system for performing financial transaction involving foreign currencies deals in virtually all trading currencies, automatically incorporates the current market process and operates in a secure environment. Customers can access the system on-line and in real time through various termin ...


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Timothy David McCreery, Mahboud Zabetian: Apparatus and method of analyzing internet activity. The Group, Fenwick & West, July 28, 1998: US05787253 (355 worldwide citation)

An internet activity analyzer includes a network interface controller, a packet capturing module, a packet analysis module, and a data management module. The network interface controller is connected to a transmission medium for a network segment and is arranged to receive the stream of data packets ...


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Alexander R Roustaei, Donald Fisher: Optical scanner for reading and decoding one- and two-dimensional symbologies at variable depths of field. Symbol Technologies, Brown Martin Haller & McClain, July 28, 1998: US05786582 (349 worldwide citation)

An optical device for reading one- and two-dimensional symbologies at variable depths of field, the device including a light source for projecting an emitted light towards the two-dimensional image and an optical assembly, or zoom lens, with dual field of view capability for focusing light reflected ...


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Ross A Tubo, Leesa M Barone, Courtney A Wrenn: Methods and compositions for the repair of articular cartilage defects in mammals. Genzyme Corporation, July 28, 1998: US05786217 (324 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods and compositions for the repair of articular cartilage defects in a mammal. Denuded chondrogenic cells are proliferated ex vivo as monolayer cultures in order to expand the pool of available chondrogenic cells. During proliferation the chondrogenic cells stop secreting the extra ...


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William M Randle: Bank-centric service platform, network and system. Huntington Bancshares, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, July 28, 1998: US05787403 (314 worldwide citation)

A banking service platform is provided that enables bank-centric access and control by a customer at a remote location of financial information, products and services maintained by a bank at a central location and provides an access gateway from the bank to non-bank information, products and service ...


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Aaron F Bobick, W Thatcher Ulrich, J Bryan Lewis, Eliot Shepard, Peter Lehman: Interactive exercise apparatus. Tectrix Fitness Equipment, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 28, 1998: US05785630 (304 worldwide citation)

An interactive exercise apparatus engages a user's mind and body. The apparatus comprises an exercise mechanism, a steering mechanism, and a control mechanism for manipulation by the user to achieve exercise, to indicate a direction of motion, and to interact with virtual objects in a simulated envi ...



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