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Scott J Bailey, Nikko Strom: Coarticulated concatenated speech. Tellme Networks, Wagner Murabito & Hao, March 29, 2005: US06873952 (114 worldwide citation)

Described are methods and systems for reducing the audible gap in concatenated recorded speech, resulting in more natural sounding speech in voice applications. The sound of concatenated, recorded speech is improved by also coarticulating the recorded speech. The resulting message is smooth, natural ...


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Russell M Sampson, Mike O Hara, Csaba Truckai, Dean T Miller: System and method for detecting perforations in a body cavity. Cytyc Surgical Product, Stallman & Pollock, March 29, 2005: US06872183 (113 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting perforations in a body cavity. In accordance with the method of the invention, a fluid (liquid or gas) is delivered into a body cavity to slightly pressurize the cavity. A pressure sensing system monitors the pressure within the cavity for a predetermined test perio ...


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Baljeet Singh Baweja, Kulvir Singh Bhogal, Nizamudeen Ishmael Jr, Mandeep Singh Sidhu: Copy/move graphical user interface apparatus and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Francis Lammes, March 29, 2005: US06874130 (113 worldwide citation)

A copy/move graphical user interface apparatus and method. The apparatus displays a graphical user interface informing a user of a current status of a copy/move operation. The graphical user interface includes progress bars indicating the progress of a current file copy/move operation as well as the ...


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Shinichi Ishizuka: Display panel and display device. Pioneer Corporation, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 29, 2005: US06873117 (112 worldwide citation)

An active type of display panel arranged with light-emitting elements such as organic electroluminescent elements, capable of effecting correct tonal display even during a long-time use, a display device using the display panel and a method of driving the display panel. In each of pixel portions on ...


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Robin H Hines, Patrick J Murphy, William L Goodman, Matthew A Johnson: Tilt-compensated laser rangefinder. Opti Logic Corporation, Waddey & Patterson PC, Howard H Bayless, March 29, 2005: US06873406 (112 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a laser ranging device that incorporates an internal tilt sensor, an internal temperature sensor, and an internal pressure sensor. The tilt sensor is used to measure the target's vertical angle relative to the horizontal reference plane. Digital signal processing circuitry c ...


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Evan E Koslow: Nanofiber filter media. Koslow Technologies Corporation, Shirley S Ma, March 29, 2005: US06872311 (112 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an air filter medium comprising nanofibers, the filter medium having a thickness of less than 0.25 millimeters, a Figure of Merit of greater than about 0.075, and an efficiency of greater than about 99.9% when capturing aerosol particles of about 0.18 microns in ...


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Jon S Wilson, Carl M Fleming, Kenneth T Cassidy, Ronald D Boyd, Gary S Fleming: Double-y-shaped multi-lumen catheter with selectively attachable hubs. Arrow International, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, March 29, 2005: US06872198 (112 worldwide citation)

A multi-lumen catheter and method for inserting same in a patient is disclosed. The catheter includes an elongated, central, multi-lumen tube portion having a proximal end and a distal end. The central tube portion has a substantially cylindrical outer shape and is internally segmented into a plural ...


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Stuart D Edwards, John Gaiser, David S Utley, Scott H West, Jay Qin: Methods for treating the cardia of the stomach. Curon Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, March 29, 2005: US06872206 (111 worldwide citation)

Methods treat a tissue region. In one arrangement, the methods deploy an electrode on a support structure in a tissue region at or near the cardia of the stomach. In one embodiment, the support structure has a proximal region and a distal region. The proximal region is enlarged in comparison to the ...


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Brenda Gates Spielman, Lewis Dean Dodrill, Satish Joshi, Nagendran Parasu, Robert James Lockwood: Scalable IP-based notification architecture for unified messaging. Cisco Technology, Leon R Turkevich, March 29, 2005: US06874011 (111 worldwide citation)

A notification architecture utilizes multiple processes configured for managing notification operations based on reception of SMTP-based messages within IMAP based message stores. The notification architecture enables use of multiple instances of a notification process, each configured for receiving ...


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Thomas S Cohen, Marc B Cartier, John R Dunham, Jason J Payne: High speed, high density electrical connector assembly. Teradyne, David H Hwang, Teradyne Legal Department, March 29, 2005: US06872085 (110 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an electrical connector assembly having a first electrical connector mateable to a second electrical connector. In one embodiment, the first electrical connector includes a plurality of wafers, with each wafer having an insulative housing, a plurality of signal conductors and a sh ...