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Massi E Kiani, Robert A Smith, David R Tobler: Pulse oximetry sensor adapter. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 30, 1999: US05995855 (517 worldwide citation)

An adapter allows the interconnection of a sensor originating from one manufacturer to be coupled with conventionally incompatible monitors originating from other manufacturers to form a properly functioning pulse oximetry system. The adapter matches a sensor driver in a monitor to the current requi ...


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Xiaoguang Sun, Jeffrey I Joseph: Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels. Thomas Jefferson University, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, November 30, 1999: US05995860 (453 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for sensing in vivo the level of at least one blood constituent in mammalian vascular tissue has at least one source of radiation from infrared through visible light, arranged to direct the radiation at the tissue where it is affected by interaction with the tissue, and a plura ...


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Josef Dorfmeister, Mark Frei, David Lerner, Ivan Osorio, John Ralston: System for the prediction, rapid detection, warning, prevention, or control of changes in activity states in the brain of a subject. University of Kansas, Donald R Schoonover, November 30, 1999: US05995868 (332 worldwide citation)

A system (10) analyzes signals representative of a subject's brain activity in a signal processor (12) for information indicating the subject's current activity state and for predicting a change in the activity state. One preferred embodiment uses a combination of nonlinear filtering methods to perf ...


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Stephen K Fraser, Sadashiv Adiga, Suresh Payankannur: Interactive mortgage and loan information and real-time trading system. IMX Mortgage Exchange, Swernofsky Law Group, November 30, 1999: US05995947 (329 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for trading loans in real time by making loan applications, such as home mortgage loan applications, and placing them up for bid by a plurality of potential lenders. A transaction server maintains a database of pending loan applications and their statuses; ...


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InBae Yoon: Suturing instrument with multiple rotatably mounted spreadable needle holders. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 30, 1999: US05993466 (310 worldwide citation)

An instrument for suturing anatomical tissue with a suture needle includes a housing, an elongate shaft having a proximal end mounted by the housing and a distal end with a peripheral edge, a first needle holder protruding from the distal end of the elongate shaft and having a needle holding member ...


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David A Fisher, Lawrence M Burns, Stephen E Muther: Power transfer apparatus for concurrently transmitting data and power over data wires. 3Com Corporation, Kent R Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Richardson, November 30, 1999: US05994998 (309 worldwide citation)

Electrical supply current, sufficient to power a wireless access point, is transmitted concurrently with a network data signal across a transmission line. A power and data coupler couples the network data signal and the power signal, received through a data input and a power input respectively, and ...


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Donald Creig Humes: System and method for filtering data received by a computer system. Unified Research Laboratories, Larson & Taylor, November 30, 1999: US05996011 (304 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for restricting access to data received by a computer over a network by filtering certain data from the data received. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention provides a computer based method for filtering objectionable or target text data ...


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David M Wilz Sr, Carl H Knowles: Internet-based system for enabling information-related transactions over the internet using Java-enabled internet terminals provided with bar code symbol readers for reading Java-Applet encoded bar code symbols. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq, November 30, 1999: US05992752 (301 worldwide citation)

A novel transaction-enabling system is disclosed, wherein a transaction-enabling Java-Applet is embedded within 2-D bar code symbol. An HTML-encoded document and code associated with the transaction-enabling Java-Applet is created and stored in an HTTP server for use in enabling a predetermined info ...


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Kevin T B Rowney, Yuhua Chen: System, method and article of manufacture for secure digital certification of electronic commerce. VeriFone, Sanford E Warren Jr, Daniel J Gardere & Wynne Chalker, November 30, 1999: US05996076 (293 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 party in communication with a first application resident on a first computer which is in communication with a secon ...


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Jerome H Lemelson: Electro-optical instruments and methods for treating disease. November 30, 1999: US05993378 (285 worldwide citation)

Improvements in electro-optical instruments operable in body ducts, such as catheters, endoscopes, laparascopes and free travelling capsules adapted to pass through the body ducts. Methods for using same to detect and treat diseases such as cancer cells and body tissue. Medical materials, such as dr ...



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