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James Jay Martin: Electronically controlled prosthetic system. Martin G Ozinga, Phillips McFall McCaffrey McVay & Murrah P C, April 18, 2006: US07029500 (106 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint system for users comprising a housing having an interior cavity, a center axis in said interior cavity, and an attachment means for fixedly connecting said housing to said user; an inner cylinder disposed in said housing interior cavity wherein said inner cylinder rotates around s ...


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Norihiko Shiratori, Kazutoyo Ichikawa, Hideki Tamura, Yuji Izawa, Masaki Terashima: Body motion detector. MicroStone, Dennison Schultz Dougherty & MacDonald, April 18, 2006: US07028547 (106 worldwide citation)

A movement detecting device comprises a container (10), at least a first vibrator (16) which vibrates in accordance with a physical movement in a first direction (X), and a second vibrator (17) which vibrates about a second direction (Z), the first and second vibrators mounted in the container. The ...


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Mihoko Shimano, Kenji Nagao, Toshiaki Akimoto, Tomonobu Naruoka: Method and apparatus for object recognition using a plurality of cameras and databases. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Greenblum & Bernstein, April 18, 2006: US07031496 (106 worldwide citation)

Based on image data taken and acquired by any one of a plurality of cameras, a predetermined object included in the image is recognized by pattern matching. A plurality of databases associated with a plurality of cameras is provided and a database to be used is changed according to the camera to be ...


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Hiroshi Kajiwara: Signal processing apparatus and method, program, and storage medium. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 18, 2006: US07031536 (105 worldwide citation)

A signal storage processor (101) stores signals input from a signal input unit (100) in a buffer (102) for respective lines. A vertical discrete wavelet transformer (103) reads out an index value L from the signal storage processor (101), and obtains a reference address B from the value L. If L=2, B ...


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C Britton Rorabaugh: Method and system for determining relative positions of networked mobile communication devices. DRS Communications Company, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, April 18, 2006: US07031725 (104 worldwide citation)

Relative positions of a plurality of mobiles communication devices, which form a wirelessly networked group of mobiles, are determined at each of the mobiles of the group without the need for external positioning information obtained from a location remote from the actual locations of the mobiles of ...


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David T E Ely, Ross P Jones, James M C England, Alexander W McKinnon, Robert M Pettigrew, Andrew N Dames, Andrew R L Howe: Position detector. Synaptics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 18, 2006: US07030782 (103 worldwide citation)

A position detector is provided for detecting the relative movement of first and second members which are mounted for relative movement along a measuring path. One of the members comprises a magnetic field generator for generating a magnetic field and the other member comprises first and second cond ...


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Hieu Van Tran: Digital multilevel memory system having multistage autozero sensing. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, April 18, 2006: US07031214 (103 worldwide citation)

A digital multibit non-volatile memory integrated system includes autozero multistage sensing. One stage may provide local sensing with autozero. Another stage may provide global sensing with autozero. A twisted bitline may be used for array arrangement. Segment reference may be used for each segmen ...


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Yasuhisa Tanioka, Junya Tsutsumi, Kazuo Kawabata, Kazutoshi Oda: Information processor. Hi Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, April 18, 2006: US07030880 (103 worldwide citation)

In an information processing apparatus for conducting an affine transformation representative of ( x ′ y ′ z ′ ) = A ⁡ ( x y z ) + ( t 1 t 2 t 3 ) , ⁢ a ⁢ ⁢ matrix A ′ = ( a 11 ′ a 12 ′ a 13 ′ a 21 ′ a 22 ′ a 23 ′ a 31 ′ a 32 ′ a 33 ′ ) = λ ⁢ ⁢ A = ( λ ⁢ ⁢ a 11 λ ⁢ ⁢ a 12 λ ⁢ ⁢ a 13 λ ⁢ ⁢ a 21 λ ⁢ ⁢ ...


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Philip Norris Douglas: Hand held voltage detection probe. Santronics, April 18, 2006: US07030599 (102 worldwide citation)

A switchless, hand-held probe and method for detecting and alerting a user to the presence of an AC voltage on a conductor that minimizes the intermittent activation of the probe's indicator due to static charge build-up. The probe includes an antenna, an indicator, and activation and detection circ ...


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Gary W Tripp: Peer-to-peer automated anonymous asynchronous file sharing. Arcessa, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, April 18, 2006: US07032000 (102 worldwide citation)

A service on a computer network that performs centralized searches based on index information transmitted by peer systems to a central site using an agent program running on each peer. Peer systems are directed to each other for the purpose of retrieving files. If none of the peers systems known to ...