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Alan George Ganek, Louis Paul Herzberg, Antonio Ruiz, Barry Edward Willner: Fixed video-on-demand. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Ludwin, Louis P Herzberg, March 3, 1998: US05724646 (209 worldwide citation)

A system, method and apparatus for Video-on-demand (VOD) satisfying the desire of `surfers`. The process entails a server operating in a standard Near-Video-on-demand (NVOD) mode, whereby it repeatedly transmits multiple copies of each program on separate channels. Each copy is delayed by a staggere ...


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Alan George Ganek, Louis Paul Herzberg, Antonio Ruiz, Barry Edward Willner: Hybrid video-on-demand based on a near-video-on-demand system. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan, October 28, 1997: US05682597 (183 worldwide citation)

A system and method for Video-on-Demand (VOD) satisfying the desire of `surfers`. The process entails a server operating in a standard NVOD mode, whereby it continuously sends multiple copies of each program on separate channels. Each copy is delayed by a staggered time interval. The invention provi ...


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Tam M Nguyen, Deepak Rana, Antonio Ruiz, Barry E Willner: Hybrid digital/analog multimedia hub with dynamically allocated/released channels for video processing and distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 7, 1996: US05515511 (173 worldwide citation)

A multimedia distribution network combines the flexibility of digital video and digital networks with the low cost, high bandwidth, and isochronous capabilities of analog video distribution. At the heart of the network is a hybrid digital/analog multimedia hub, called a C-box, which provides connect ...


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Chatschik Bisdikian, Richard Chernock, Milan Milenkovic, Antonio Ruiz, Frank Schaffa: System and method for enabling a user to rapidly access images in cyclically transmitted image streams. International Business Machines Corporation, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle, April 4, 2000: US06047317 (120 worldwide citation)

A video presentation system receives a plurality of series of digital data segments (e.g., image frames) that are cyclically transmitted, wherein certain of the digital data segments manifest a higher priority and are present in the form of plural, time-spaced copies during a series of the digital d ...


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Luis Antonio Ruiz: Apparatus and method for performing presbyopia corrective surgery. October 16, 2001: US06302877 (80 worldwide citation)

A system and process for correcting presbyopia with the system including a tissue removal system that preferably includes a laser system with means for forming a predetermined presbyopia correction contour corresponding to a predetermined ablation profile through controlled ablation of an exposed co ...


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Luis Antonio Ruiz, Eduardo Matallana, Arnoldo Narvaez: Method and apparatus for precision laser surgery. Smith Gambrell & Russell, August 19, 2003: US06607527 (78 worldwide citation)

An eye laser system which includes a laser and a laser delivery system for delivering a laser beam generated by the laser to the eye and an eyetracking system which monitors movement of the eye and conveys eyetracking information to the laser delivery system with the eyetracking system including a n ...


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Luis Antonio Ruiz, Josef F Bille: Method for intrastromal refractive surgery. Technolas Perfect Vision, Nydegger & Associates, May 18, 2010: US07717907 (59 worldwide citation)

A method for performing intrastromal ophthalmic laser surgery requires Laser Induced Optical Breakdown (LIOB) of stromal tissue without compromising Bowman's capsule (membrane). In detail, the method creates cuts in the stroma over all, or portions of, a plurality of concentric cylindrical surfaces ...


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Richard Chernock, Paolo Dettori, Milan Milenkovic, Antonio Ruiz: System and method for enabling a user to move between cyclically transmitted image streams. International Business Machines, John F Ohlandt, January 23, 2001: US06177930 (51 worldwide citation)

An interactive presentation system receives a plurality of series of digital data segments (e.g., image frames), each series of digital data segments appearing at the video presentation system on a repetitive, cyclic basis. Each digital data segment includes a first data portion from which an image ...


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Luis Antonio Ruiz: Interactive corrective eye surgery system with topography and laser system interface. Smith Gambrell & Russell, October 10, 2000: US06129722 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method for correcting corneal irregularities through reshaping of an eye's cornea to provide a desired corrective corneal curvature. A preferred embodiment of the invention includes a topography device for mapping in detail the irregularities and surface deviations of a cornea, an inter ...


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Luis Antonio Ruiz: Apparatus and method for performing presbyopia corrective surgery. Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, July 27, 1999: US05928129 (35 worldwide citation)

A process for surgically correcting presbyopia includes anesthetizing a patient and marking a portion of an eye of the patient which is to be ablated. At least a portion of the cornea is resected to expose the corneal stroma. An annular portion of the corneal stroma is then ablated using radiation f ...