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Brian Kenner, Harry Gruber: System and method for delivery of video data over a computer network. InterVu, Darby & Darby P C, September 21, 1999: US05956716 (988 worldwide citation)

A video clip storage and retrieval system whereby video clips, stored locally and/or at a more remote location, can be requested and retrieved by a user at the user's multimedia terminal. When the user requests a desired video clip, the request is processed by a primary index manager ("PIM") via a L ...


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Frank J Viola, Daniel E Alesi, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Richard N Granger, Kenneth E Toso: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05954259 (699 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue is disclosed which includes a handle assembly, a gear motor assembly disposed within the handle assembly, a power source disposed within the handle assembly for energizing the motor assembly, an elongated body ...


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Stephen J Brown: Disease simulation system and method. Health Hero Network, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, September 21, 1999: US05956501 (617 worldwide citation)

A system and method for predicting the effect of patient self-care actions on a disease control parameter. A future disease control parameter value X(t.sub.j) at time t.sub.j is determined from a prior disease control parameter value X(t.sub.i) at time t.sub.i based on an optimal control parameter v ...


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Nannette M VanAntwerp, Edgardo C Halili: Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor. MiniMid, MiniMed, September 21, 1999: US05954643 (533 worldwide citation)

An improved insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises a mounting base defining an upwardly open channel for receiving and supporting a flexible thin film sensor, in combinat ...


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Frank S Bono: Polyaxial locking plate. DePuy Acromed, Barnes & Thornburg, September 21, 1999: US05954722 (496 worldwide citation)

A locking plate apparatus for engagement with a bone is provided in accordance with the present invention. Locking plate apparatus includes a plate that has a body portion and an internal wall defining a plate hole through body portion and a bushing with a passageway therethrough. Bushing is sized f ...


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Chandrasekar Venkatraman, Jeffrey A Morgan: Embedding web access mechanism in an appliance for user interface functions including a web server and web browser. Hewlett Packard Company, September 21, 1999: US05956487 (442 worldwide citation)

Web access functionality is embedded in a device to enable low cost widely accessible and enhanced user interface functions for the device. A web server in the device provides access to the user interface functions for the device through a device web page. A network interface in the device enables a ...


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Robert S Wallerstein: Programmable transaction card. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 21, 1999: US05955961 (418 worldwide citation)

A programmable transaction card enables accessing a selected one of a plurality of different accounts with the same or different financial institutions through communication with an authorization center while providing important anti-fraud features. The transaction card includes a keyboard for selec ...


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Jacob Y Wong, Roy L Anderson: System for secured credit card transactions on the internet. Jaesent, Lyon & Lyon, September 21, 1999: US05956699 (416 worldwide citation)

A method for providing secure credit card transactions over the Internet generates a personal charge number from a user account number by inserting a user key into the user account number in accordance with an algorithm that uses a user insertion key and a permutation variable. After the personal ch ...


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Kenneth Richard Fyfe: Motion analysis system. Governors of the University of Alberta, C A Rowley, September 21, 1999: US05955667 (387 worldwide citation)

A device comprised of at least a pair of accelerometers and a tilt sensor mounted in fixed relation to a datum defining plane (sole of a shoe) maybe used for extracting kinematic variables including linear and rotational acceleration, velocity and position. These variables may be resolved into a sel ...


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George W Landry: System and method for paying bills and other obligations including selective payor and payee controls. Midwest Payment Systems, Wood Herron&Evans L, September 21, 1999: US05956700 (380 worldwide citation)

A system and method for paying bills without requiring interaction with the payors disclosed. The system includes a payor control interface, a communications interface, a bill generator, and a TCF message generator. The bill generator generates bill records from payor and payee information stored wi ...



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