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James A Shelton, Michael I Ingrassia Jr, Thomas M Rowland: Mechanism for dependably managing web synchronization and tracking operations among multiple browsers. NCR Corporation, Ying Tuo, Kenneth M Berner, September 21, 1999: US05954798 (277 worldwide citation)

Described is a mechanism for dependably managing web synchronization and tracking operations among multiple consumer browsers. A session is created for each of one of the consumer browsers when an individual consumer downloads an initial web page from an HTTP server. A unique ID is assigned to that ...


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Per ANG ke Larsson, Carl Magnus Frodigh, Knut Magnus Almgren: Adaptive channel allocation method and apparatus for multi-slot, multi-carrier communication system. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Jenkins & Gilchrist P C, September 21, 1999: US05956642 (276 worldwide citation)

A method and system of adaptive channel allocation in a multi-carrier, multi-slot system is provided. In the method and system a subset of M channels is chosen from a larger set of N channels available for communications on a link. As communications take place on the link, signal quality (C/I) measu ...


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Charles C Hart, Brett Trauthen, Nabil Hilal, Said Hilal, Bounsavanh Pravongviengkham: Suturing apparatus and method. Richard L Myers, September 21, 1999: US05954732 (272 worldwide citation)

A suturing apparatus adapted to close an incision and an anterior tissue wall includes an elongate support structure having an axis extending between a proximal end and distal end. A receiver disposed at the distal end is insertable through the incision in a low-profile state and expanded to a high- ...


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Eric A Swanson, Stephen R Chinn: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a rapidly frequency-tuned laser. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, September 21, 1999: US05956355 (272 worldwide citation)

An optical system, in one embodiment including an external-cavity frequency-tuned laser having a tunable longitudinal cavity mode and a center tunable wavelength. The external-cavity frequency-tuned laser includes an optical cavity, an optical gain medium positioned within the optical cavity, and a ...


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David C Carrithers, Steven G Rapp, Gayla L Stone, Jody A Storey Waller, Kim A Resch, Kelly K McGuire, Toni L Ashby, Mark Jackson, Lowell Huff: Filter processor and method for implementing a program. Maritz, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, September 21, 1999: US05956695 (268 worldwide citation)

A debit card system for implementing an incentive award program for a customer having participants. A plurality of debit cards, each assigned to one participant and having a unique account number corresponding to an award account of the participant is part of the system. A bank filter processor acce ...


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Ron Clark: Meniscus repair anchor system. Clayton Howarth & Cannon P C, September 21, 1999: US05954747 (261 worldwide citation)

A meniscus repair anchor. The anchor includes an anchor body and a retaining head intercoupled by a flexible member. The anchor is lodged within a hollow needle. The needle is advanced into the meniscus and across the tear in an inner-to-outer direction, thereby preventing contact between the anchor ...


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Stephen Malcolm Smyth, Michael Henry Smyth, William Paul Smith: Multi-channel predictive subband audio coder using psychoacoustic adaptive bit allocation in frequency, time and over the multiple channels. Digital Theater Systems, Koppel & Jacobs, September 21, 1999: US05956674 (260 worldwide citation)

A subband audio coder employs perfect/non-perfect reconstruction filters, predictive/non-predictive subband encoding, transient analysis, and psycho-acoustic/minimum mean-square-error (mmse) bit allocation over time, frequency and the multiple audio channels to encode/decode a data stream to generat ...


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James E Walsh, Ebbe H A Altberg: Method and apparatus for protecting data files on a computer from virus infection. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 21, 1999: US05956481 (257 worldwide citation)

Protection of data files on a computer system from infection or damage by a computer virus. A virus protection system can detect either an external or internal open file event for a file maintained on a local or remote computer. Typically, the protection system is implemented as an internal componen ...


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Jerome Wischerop, David B Ferguson, Jorge F Alicot, G Mark Shafer: Combined article surveillance and product identification system. Sensormatic Electronics Corporation, Robin Blecker & Daley, September 21, 1999: US05955951 (254 worldwide citation)

A combined article surveillance and product identification system is formed of conventional elements, of which some are modified. Included in the system are conventional EAS detection equipment, hard EAS tags with RFID circuitry installed in the hard tag enclosure, a tag detaching device modified to ...


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Robert S Behl, Eben L Kermit, Peter F Lyons, Colin J Nichols: Method and system for heating solid tissue. Radiotherapeutics Corporation, Townsend&Townsend&Crew, September 21, 1999: US05954717 (241 worldwide citation)

Methods for heating tissue by delivering radio frequency energy through tissue electrodes comprise controlling energy delivery so that an abrupt increase in impedance between the electrodes and the tissue is observed, typically in the form of an abrupt decrease in power delivered to the electrodes. ...



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