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Alvin Lavoie
Caren Ann Puschak, Anne Margarat Bacho, Gary Robert Larson, Matthew Stewart Gebhard, Alvin Charles Lavoie: Method for improving drying speed in printing process and fast dry printing ink used therein. Rohm and Haas Company, Sudhir G Deskmukh, December 15, 1998: US05849833 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to fast drying waterborne printing inks and to method of using such inks in high speed printing processes, such rotogravure and flexographic printing processes. The printing ink includes, for example, a blend of a latex binder and a polyfunctional amine. The pH of the i ...


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Thomas Craig Kevern: Inbred maize line PH0HC. Pioneer Hi Bred International, Pioneer Hi Bred International, December 15, 1998: US05850009 (1334 worldwide citation)

An inbred maize line, designated PH0HC, the plants and seeds of inbred maize line PH0HC, methods for producing a maize plant produced by crossing the inbred line PH0HC with itself or with another maize plant, and hybrid maize seeds and plants produced by crossing the inbred line PH0HC with another m ...


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William R Adams: Method of playing game and gaming games with an additional payout indicator. Anchor Gaming, Galgano & Burke, December 15, 1998: US05848932 (1121 worldwide citation)

Gaming devices comprising a standard gaming unit, e.g., three reels, and a discernible additional payout indicator, e.g., a rotatable wheel. A preferred bonus payout indicator is clearly visible by the player and is actuatable when the reels of the slot machine stop on certain predetermined indicia. ...


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Mike L LaJoie, Joseph G Buehl, Haig H Krakirian, Stephen M Johnson, Ralph W Brown: Inter-active program guide with default selection control. Time Warner Entertainment Company, Robert R Jackson, Garry J Tuma, Fish & Neave, December 15, 1998: US05850218 (915 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for providing a full service cable television system. The cable system incorporates a digital and analog transmission architecture capable of delivering a high number of high quality television programs, advanced cable services, and online services to a subscriber's ...


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Sead Muftic: Secure world wide electronic commerce over an open network. Entegrity Solutions Corporation, Foley & Lardner, December 15, 1998: US05850442 (646 worldwide citation)

A network of users and servers of a type found in the Internet system is extended to permit secure electronic commercial transactions to be accomplished. The network is extended to include a public key infrastructure and electronic transactions can be securely performed utilizing smart token technol ...


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David Edward Rondeau: System and method for providing an on-line directory service. Sprint Communication Co, Harley R Ball, Jed W Caven, December 15, 1998: US05850433 (403 worldwide citation)

An on-line directory service includes a server associated with a database containing a plurality of directory listings including advertising information. A customer subscribing to the on-line directory service may selectively view directory listings from the database by initiating a search research ...


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Saied Moezzi, Arun Katkere, Ramesh Jain: Immersive video, including video hypermosaicing to generate from multiple video views of a scene a three-dimensional video mosaic from which diverse virtual video scene images are synthesized, including panoramic, scene interactive and stereoscopic images. The Regents of the University of California, Fuess & Davidenas, December 15, 1998: US05850352 (342 worldwide citation)

Immersive video, or television, images of a real-world scene are synthesized, including on demand and/or in real time, as are linked to any of a particular perspective on the scene, or an object or event in the scene. Synthesis is in accordance with user-specified parameters of presentation, includi ...


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Curt L Carrender, Jeremy A Landt, Donald F Speirs: Integrated electronic tag reader and wireless communication link. Amtech Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, December 15, 1998: US05850187 (334 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for object identification which includes a portable electronic tag reader having a transceiver capable both of reading identification information from electronic tags and transmitting collected information to a base unit for remote analysis. The system of the present invention ...


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Shaun Lawrence Wilkie Samuels: Temporary inflatable filter device and method of use. William T Rifkin, R Blake Johnston, Rudnick & Wolfe, December 15, 1998: US05848964 (325 worldwide citation)

A temporary inflatable filter device, and method of use, particularly suited to filtration of the inferior vena cava is disclosed. The device features a catheter with an inflatable cuff at one end with a mesh filter spanning the cuff's aperture. During insertion into the vena cava, the cuff is defla ...


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David A Berger, Jay C Weber, Vilas I Madapurmath: System, method and article of manufacture for virtual point of sale processing utilizing an extensible, flexible architecture. VeriFone, Sanford E Warren Jr, December 15, 1998: US05850446 (319 worldwide citation)

Secure transmission of data is provided between a plurality of computer systems over a public communication system, such as the Internet. Secure transmission of data is provided from a customer computer system to a merchant computer system, and for the further secure transmission of payment informat ...



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