Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Glenn B Dixon, Todd R Shelton, Todd L Graves, Allen T Bracken: Latent illuminance discrimination marker system for data storage cartridges. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 19, 2002: US06359745 (11 worldwide citation)

A data storage cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a latent illuminance marker. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance as phosphorescence. A photosensor detects the emitted illuminance, and the decay time is determined. The decay time is checked to provide ide ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Thomas H DiStefano, Joseph Fjelstad, Belgacem Haba, Owais Jamil, Konstantine Karavakis, David Light, John W Smith: Method of making connection component. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 19, 2002: US06357112 (4 worldwide citation)

A connection component for use in making microelectronic element assemblies, has peelable leads that are formed on a dielectric support structure. One end of each lead is permanently connected to the support structure and the opposite end of the lead is releasably connected to the support structure. ...

Erwin Meinders
Erwin R Meinders, Petrus C P Bouten, Joseph C M Bosman, Joseph R R Pankert, Maarten Buijs: Barrier rib formation. U S Philips Corporation, March 19, 2002: US06358560

In a method of manufacturing a display device, a substrate is provided with a pattern of barrier ribs of frit material by moving a squeegee across a substrate. The barrier ribs extend in a longitudinal direction and have a predefined profile in cross-section which is perpendicular to the longitudina ...

Mohamed K Diab, Ammar Al Ali: Pulse oximeter probe-off detector. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 19, 2002: US06360114 (546 worldwide citation)

An intelligent, rule-based processor provides signal quality based limits to the signal strength operating region of a pulse oximeter. These limits are superimposed on the typical gain dependent signal strength limits. If a sensor signal appears physiologically generated, the pulse oximeter is allow ...

Ni Ding, Michael N Helmus: Drug release stent coating. Boston Scientific Corporation, March 19, 2002: US06358556 (459 worldwide citation)

A method of coating implantable open lattice metallic stent prosthesis is disclosed which includes sequentially applying a plurality of relatively thin outer layers of a coating composition comprising a solvent mixture of uncured polymeric silicone material and crosslinker and finely divided biologi ...

Joel R Jaffe, Stephen Yuen: Gaming machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentation schemes. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, March 19, 2002: US06358147 (376 worldwide citation)

A slot machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentations. The payoff modes in one embodiment are associated with a basic game and include a first and second payoff mode, the second payoff mode defining a “SUPER SCATTER” feature. Game outcomes are selected in the first and second payoff mode ...

Richard J Schneider, Joseph G Hart, Joseph W Canon, Robert P Bartholomew, Michael B Shelby, Lawrence R Pitman: Dynamic threshold for pool-based bonus promotions in electronic gaming systems. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom P c, March 19, 2002: US06358149 (348 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for awarding bonuses over a gaming network having a plurality of gaming machines, such as slot machines, interconnected by a network. Play is allowed to occur on a plurality of gaming machines as the bonus pool, common to the gaming machines over the network is incremented res ...

Gregory D Linden, Michael D McDaniel, Ryan J Snodgrass, Joel R Spiegel: System and method for providing secure URL-based access to private resources. Amazon com Holdings, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 19, 2002: US06360254 (334 worldwide citation)

In a Web site system in which different private records or other resources are personal to different users, a method is provided for allowing users to securely access a private resource without the need to enter a username, password, or other authentication information, and without the need to downl ...

Douglass R Judd, Paul Gauthier, J Eric Baldeschwieler: Method and apparatus for retrieving documents based on information other than document content. Inktomi Corporation, Edward A Becker, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, March 19, 2002: US06360215 (333 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for retrieving documents from a collection of documents based on information other than the contents of a desired document. The collection of documents, which may be a hypertext system or documents available via the World Wide Web, is indexed. In one embodiment, a ...

Gust H Bardy: System and method for automated collection and analysis of patient information retrieved from an implantable medical device for remote patient care. Cardiac Intelligence, Patrick J S Inouye, March 19, 2002: US06358203 (312 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automated collection and analysis of patient information retrieved from a medical device adapted to be implanted in a patient for remote patient care is described. A set of collected measures is periodically received from the medical device adapted to be implanted over a comm ...

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