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Gary L Burge, William A Luddy: System for customizing computer displays in accordance with user preferences. America Online, Standley & Gilcrest, January 11, 2000: US06014638 (653 worldwide citation)

A system for customizing content and presentation of content for computer users is disclosed. The system monitors and records a user's navigational choices to determine the user's needs and preferences for subsequent computer displays. Displays are customized in accordance with the user's needs and ...


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Robert J Piechowiak, Curtis J Crawford: Bonus award feature in linked gaming machines having a common feature controller. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 11, 2000: US06012982 (645 worldwide citation)

A system of linked gaming machines is disclosed where each of the linked gaming machines is connected to a common controller. In a normal mode of play, each of the linked gaming machines operates like a conventional machine where the generation of certain combinations of symbols provide awards to th ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Automated play gaming device. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Steve M Santisi, January 11, 2000: US06012983 (641 worldwide citation)

A method and device for automated, repetitive play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters player identifying information and player parameter selections at a gaming device. The gaming device stores the player parameter selections and proceeds to initiate automated play of the ga ...


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Gary Miller Root, Frank van Hoorn: Athletes GPS-based performance monitor. Liquid Spark, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, January 11, 2000: US06013007 (640 worldwide citation)

A Global Positioning System (GPS) based personal athletic performance monitor for providing an athlete with real-time athletic performance feedback data such as elapsed exercise time, distance covered, average pace, elevation difference, distance to go and/or advice for reaching pre-set targets. The ...


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Michael C Scroggie, Michael E Kacaba, David A Rochon, David M Diamond: System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network. Supermarkets Online, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, January 11, 2000: US06014634 (624 worldwide citation)

A system and method for delivering purchasing incentives and a variety of other retail shopping aids through a computer network, such as by E-mail over the Internet or the World Wide Web. Customers (10) of retail stores can establish a bidirectional communication link with the system, log in (16) to ...


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Michael D Lesh: Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein. The Regents of the University of California, James C Peacock III, John P O Banion, January 11, 2000: US06012457 (598 worldwide citation)

This is a method for treating a patient diagnosed with atrial arrhythmia by forming a circumferential conduction block along a circumferential path of tissue in a pulmonary vein wall that circumscribes the pulmonary vein lumen and transects the electrical conductivity of the pulmonary vein such that ...


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Amir Aharoni, Stas Khirman, Eugene Taits, Oren Ariel: System for adaptive video/audio transport over a network. Citrix Systems, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 11, 2000: US06014694 (527 worldwide citation)

A system for adaptively transporting video over networks wherein the available bandwidth varies with time. The system comprises a video/audio codec that functions to compress, code, decode and decompress video streams that are transmitted over networks having available bandwidths that vary with time ...


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Mark E Thompson, Stephen R Forrest: Multicolor display devices. The Trustees of Princeton University, The University of Southern California, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 11, 2000: US06013982 (517 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a multicolor display device, comprising a transparent substrate, fluorescent dye deposited in a dye layer onto the substrate by ink jet printing, and a source of radiation for illuminating said fluorescent dye. The present invention also concerns methods for creating s ...


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Gordon Cotter Cunningham: Real-time financial card application system. Block Financial Corporation, Standley & Gilcrest, January 11, 2000: US06014645 (482 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for presenting financial card (e.g., credit card, debit card) offers to potential customers. Financial card applicant selection criteria and financial card term data are provided by participating financial institutions. An applicant interested in applying for a new financial ca ...


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Vernon F Minton: Interactive securities trading system. James E Bradley, January 11, 2000: US06014643 (473 worldwide citation)

A first individual enters an offer to sell a security on a first data processing system. This offer is sent to a server over a communication network which is available to the public. From the server, the offer is transmitted to additional data processing systems which are connected to the publicly-a ...



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