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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jingliang Zhang, Zhimin He, Eng Hong Ong: Active control system and method for reducing disk fluttering induced track misregistrations. Agency for Science Technology and Research, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, May 3, 2005: US06888694 (35 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to controlling an actuator for positioning a read/write head in storage devices such as disk drives. More specifically, the invention relates to using a sensor to detect the disk vibration amplitude perpendicular to the disk surface, and using feed forward control to ca ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Ernst A Munter: Compact segmentation of variable-size packet streams. Nortel Networks, Steubing McGuinness & Manaras, May 3, 2005: US06888848 (23 worldwide citation)

A method is described for segmenting a data stream comprising variable-size packets, a data stream being defined by its source node, sink node, assigned network route, and other attributes. The segments are of equal size and the method concatenates the packets in successive segments in a manner that ...


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Makoto Jinno: Manipulator. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, May 3, 2005: US06889116 (608 worldwide citation)

A manipulator comprises an operation command unit provided with an attitude adjusting unit and an end effector control unit, a connecting unit having one end connected to the operation command unit, a working unit connected to the other end of the connecting unit and provided with an end effector an ...


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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. The University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 3, 2005: US06888536 (502 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing. compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


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Robert Anthony Luciano Jr, Loren Travis Nelson: Shared progressive gaming system and method. Sierra Design Group, Russ F Marsden, May 3, 2005: US06887154 (306 worldwide citation)

A progressive system (local and wide) where a primary and secondary progressive meter is maintained is disclosed. When a progressive win event occurs, there are two payouts: the first payout (defined by the primary meter) is paid to the player triggering the progressive payout event; the second payo ...


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Kevin J Dowling, George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys: Systems and methods for color changing device and enclosure. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, May 3, 2005: US06888322 (303 worldwide citation)

A color-changing device which includes an enclosure at least a portion of which is material which is desired to change color. There is also included an illumination device, such as an LED or collection of LEDs which can illuminate the material. There can also be included a controller which can take ...


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Andrew J Walker, Mark G Johnson, N Johan Knall, Igor G Kouznetsov, Christopher J Petti: Nonvolatile memory on SOI and compound semiconductor substrates and method of fabrication. Matrix Semiconductor, Pamela J Squyres, May 3, 2005: US06888750 (302 worldwide citation)

A nonvolatile memory array is provided. The array includes an array of nonvolatile memory devices, at least one driver circuit, and a substrate. The at least one driver circuit is not located in a bulk monocrystalline silicon substrate. The at least one driver circuit may be located in a silicon on ...


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Brian Cruickshank, Paul Michael Brennan, John Eric Lumsden: Graphical message notification. Nortel Networks, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC, May 3, 2005: US06888927 (274 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method, apparatus and system for providing an addressee of a stored message with a graphical notification associated with a source of the stored message. In general terms, a communications device of the addressee is presented with the graphical notification in the form of an ...


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Selim Shlomo Rakib, Fabrice Michel Raymond Quinard, Peter Albert Monta: Home network for receiving video-on-demand and other requested programs and services. Terayon Communication Systems, Ronald Craig Fish, RC Fish Law, May 3, 2005: US06889385 (240 worldwide citation)

A system for providing video-on-demand service, broadband internet access and other broadband services over T-carrier systems including a pull multiplexer cherrypicker at the head end is disclosed. The pull multiplexer receives upstream requests and cull out MPEG or other compressed video packets, I ...


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John F Currie, Makarand Paranjape, Carl C Peck, Robert White, Thomas W Schneider: Systems and methods for monitoring health and delivering drugs transdermally. Science Applications International Corporation, Georgetown University, Kilpatrick Stockton, May 3, 2005: US06887202 (235 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to a system and method for transdermal sampling, comprising: at least one sampler for retrieving and transferring at least one analyte obtained transdermally from the skin of a subject; at least one detector system for identifying and quantifying said at least one anal ...