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Luc Julia, Dimitris Voutsas, Adam Cheyer: Accessing network-based electronic information through scripted online interfaces using spoken input. SRI International, Kin Wah Tong Esq, Moser Patterson & Sheridan, January 28, 2003: US06513063 (190 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for navigating an electronic data source that has a scripted online interface by means of spoken input. When a spoken request is received from a user, it is interpreted. A navigation query is constructed based on the interpretation of the spe ...


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Volker Richert, Van J Brackin, Matthew R Isbell, Douglas J Bobrosky: Impregnated bit with PDC cutters in cone area. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, January 28, 2003: US06510906 (180 worldwide citation)

A drill bit employing a plurality of discrete, post-like diamond grit impregnated cutting structures extending upwardly from abrasive particulate-impregnated blades defining a plurality of fluid passages therebetween on the bit face. PDC cutters with faces oriented in the general direction of bit ro ...


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Per Anders Kristian Lof, Lars Gustaf Ingolf Gertmar, Lars Anders Tommy Andren: System, method and computer program product for enhancing commercial value of electrical power produced from a renewable energy power production facility. ABB, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, January 28, 2003: US06512966 (174 worldwide citation)

A method, system and computer program product enhance the commercial value of electrical power produced from a wind turbine production facility. Features include the use of a premier power conversion device that provides an alternative source of power for supplementing an output power of the wind tu ...


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Reinhold Schmieding, R Donald Grafton, Mark Brunsvold: Corkscrew suture anchor. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, January 28, 2003: US06511499 (174 worldwide citation)

A corkscrew suture anchor has a continuous thread spiralling around a tapering central core. At the distal end, the suture anchor terminates in a rounded point. At the proximal end of the suture anchor is an eye for receiving suture. The suture anchor has a large thread surface per turn of thread. A ...


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Jack H Yuan, Jacob Haskell: Non-volatile memory cell array having discontinuous source and drain diffusions contacted by continuous bit line conductors and methods of forming. SanDisk Corporation, Skjerven Morrill, January 28, 2003: US06512263 (172 worldwide citation)

Rows of memory cells are electrically isolated from one another by trenches formed in the substrate between the rows that are filled with a dielectric, commonly called “shallow trench isolation” or “STI.” Discontinuous source and drain regions of the cells are connected together by column oriented b ...


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Antoine Jean Henri Robert: Gastric banding device and method. Michael G Petit, January 28, 2003: US06511490 (170 worldwide citation)

A gastric banding device for implantation within a person for the treatment of morbid obesity. The gastric banding device includes an inflatable band portion dimensioned to encircle the stomach and an inflation conduit operable for conducting a percutaneously injected inflation fluid into the band p ...


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James S Finn, James L Richards, Larry W Fullerton, Timothy T Payment: System and method for monitoring assets, objects, people and animals utilizing impulse radio. Time Domain Corporation, James S Finn, William J Tucker, January 28, 2003: US06512455 (169 worldwide citation)

An asset, object, person or animal monitoring system and associated method for monitoring assets, objects, people or animals utilizing impulse radio techniques. The asset, object, person or animal monitoring system of the present invention can vary the duty cycles of the impulse radio transmitters, ...


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Miles J Nixon, Alan R Moyer, Christopher A Moyer: System and method for monitoring informational resources. InternetSeer com, Victor Moreno, January 28, 2003: US06513060 (163 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided to monitor informational resources, such as websites. A plurality of host units support one or more informational resources accessible over a network, such as the Internet. A plurality of monitoring units located on a distributed computer system are coordinated to ac ...


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Hajime Abe, Kazuho Miki, Noboru Endo, Akihiko Takase, Yoshito Sakurai: Packet switching network, packet switching equipment, and network management equipment. Hitachi, Sofer & Haroun, January 28, 2003: US06512745 (161 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a network management equipment and a packet switching equipment which eliminate a connection setup delay time, reduce a delay and a delay variation involved in data transfer, and effectively perform connectionless data flow processing in a large data network. The network is d ...



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