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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 ...


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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. ...


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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 ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Ammar Al Ali: Pulse oximeter probe-off detector. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 19, 2002: US06360114 (507 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 ...


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Ni Ding, Michael N Helmus: Drug release stent coating. Boston Scientific Corporation, March 19, 2002: US06358556 (449 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 ...


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Joel R Jaffe, Stephen Yuen: Gaming machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentation schemes. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, March 19, 2002: US06358147 (358 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 ...


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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 (340 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 ...


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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 (317 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 ...


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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 (312 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 ...


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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 (301 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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