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Craig Allen
Craig Allen McEldowney, Mark Richard Mitchell: Tooling and method for the manufacture of a tab with coin precurl for improved curl formation. Stolle Machinery Company, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, Grant E Coffield Esquire, July 12, 2011: US07975520

A tab is used to open beer/beverage can ends and food can ends. The tab has one or more arcuate strips that are provided on a surface of the tab proximate to a peripheral surface of the tab where the one or more arcuate strips have been formed further into a preselected portion of curled or hemmed p ...


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Manoj Gokhale
Manoj Prakash Gokhale, Yogesh Kumar: Quick engine startup system and method. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, July 12, 2011: US07975666 (9 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for improved response of internal combustion engines to increased load demands. The engine is equipped with an air storage tank that stores compressed air. The air may be stored at an elevated pressure (e.g., manifold air pressure) during normal full load operation of the eng ...


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Ian Goodyer
Nicholas S Arini, Ian D Goodyer, Dietrich O Ruehlmann, Nicholas Thomas: Analysing biological entities. GE Healthcare, Yonggang Ji, July 12, 2011: US07978885 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of analysing a plurality of biological entities using an imaging apparatus. The method comprises: providing a marker for said plurality of biological entities, said marker being capable of identifying objects within said plurality of biological entities when detected using the imaging appar ...


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Massi E Kiani: Noninvasive hypovolemia monitor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 12, 2011: US07976472 (212 worldwide citation)

A hypovolemia monitor comprises a plethysmograph input responsive to light intensity after absorption by fleshy tissue. A measurement of respiration-induced variation in the input is made. The measurement is normalized and converted into a hypovolemia parameter. An audible or visual indication of hy ...


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Michael E McClurken, David Lipson, Arnold E Oyola, David J Flanagan: Fluid-assisted medical devices, systems and methods. Salient Surgical Technologies, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, July 12, 2011: US07976544 (164 worldwide citation)

Surgical devices, systems and methods for treating tissue are provided. An exemplary surgical device comprises a tip portion including first and second jaws each having a tissue grasping surface, at least one of the jaws being movable toward the other jaw. The tissue grasping surface of each jaw has ...


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Aaron K Olbrich, Douglas A Prins: Flash memory controller having reduced pinout. Pliant Technology, Haynes and Boone, July 12, 2011: US07978516 (151 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a flash memory controller connected to a flash memory module. The pin-out of the flash memory controller combines ready-busy and chip-select signals. In one embodiment, the flash memory module is made up of a set of banks, each consisting of a plurality of devices, with each bank sharin ...


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David S Breed: Autonomous vehicle travel control systems and methods. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, July 12, 2011: US07979172 (138 worldwide citation)

Method and system for enabling semi-autonomous or autonomous vehicle travel includes creating dedicated travel lanes for vehicle travel, determining the location of vehicles in the dedicated travel lanes, and providing instructions to the vehicles in the dedicated travel lanes to enable them to trav ...


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William Scott Taylor, David E Massengill: Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, July 12, 2011: US07978627 (134 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem are disclosed. An example method to monitor communication includes mirroring a first port on a first network element communicatively coupled to a virtual circuit to a second port on a second network element communicat ...


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Steven A Malmskog, Michel Hoche Mong, Thomas Chang: Clustered network acceleration devices having shared cache. Juniper Networks, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, July 12, 2011: US07979509 (130 worldwide citation)

A network acceleration device provides application programming interface (API) that facilitates the sharing of cache resources among multiple network acceleration devices, thereby allowing the network acceleration devices to be clustered and share a common cache of network content. This clustered ap ...


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David S Breed: Autonomous vehicle travel control systems and methods. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, July 12, 2011: US07979173 (120 worldwide citation)

Method and system for enabling semi-autonomous or autonomous vehicle travel includes providing a vehicle travel management system which monitors the location of vehicles in a travel lane and the location of the travel lane, creating dedicated travel lanes for vehicles equipped with the vehicle trave ...