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Edward Horowitz, Mark Ambrose, Michael Fetta, Steve Hakim, Michael Kaufman, David Robinson: Automated system and method for customized and personalized presentation of products and services of a financial institution. Citibank N A, George T Marcou, Kilpatrick Stockton, February 19, 2002: US06349290 (357 worldwide citation)

An automated system and method for presenting both interactive and proactive customized and personalized advice for a customer by a financial institution is based on a sophisticated customer profile generated by the system according to an analysis of the customer from a totality of the customer&apos ...


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David Robinson, Ernest Bate, Simon Kellard, Mark Watson, Donald E Mahan, Thomas M Shimei, Kevin R Kearney: Diagnostics instrument. Amoco Corporation, Thomas W Tolpin, December 20, 1994: US05374395 (334 worldwide citation)

A dependable cost-effective clinical analyzer machine provides an efficient and easy-to-use diagnostics instrument and process to accurately, rapidly and automatically test and analyze samples in test packs for an analyte. In the clinical analyzer machine, remote-controlled trams transport test pack ...


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Robert Atkinson, Peter Keith, Louis G Ellis, Dale Schmaltz, David Robinson: Intravascular catheter and method for use thereof. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, January 16, 1996: US05484409 (111 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter, such as a balloon catheter, and a method for use thereof, the catheter comprising an elongate shaft having an inflation lumen extending therethrough, an implement, such as a dilation balloon, connected to and located at the distal portion of the shaft and communicating wit ...


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John H Howard, David Robinson, Randall D Rettberg: Direct access from client to storage device. Sun Microsystems, Lawrence J Merkel, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 16, 2005: US06931450 (83 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a computing node and a metadata server. The computing node may transmit a request to open a file to the metadata server, which may provide a corresponding file identifier to the computing node. The computing node may use the file identifier to directly access the storage storin ...


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David Weir, Kevin Durant, Patrick Flanagan, David Robinson: Methods and systems for detecting clamping or firing failure. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, January 5, 2016: US09226750 (66 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for detecting failure in clamping of a material and/or firing of a staple into a clamped material and indicating such failure to a user on a user interface. The system and methods are particularly suited for use with end effectors having closing and/or firing mechani ...


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Erik H van der Kaay, David Tyo, David Robinson, Gregory L Dowd: System and methods for generating trusted and authenticatable time stamps for electronic documents. Datum, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 21, 2002: US06393126 (57 worldwide citation)

A trusted time infrastructure system provides time stamps for electronic documents from a local source. The system comprises a trusted master clock, a trusted local clock, and a network operations center. The trusted master clock and network operations center are located within secure environments c ...


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Paul W Mohr, David Robinson, Thomas R Nixon, Michael Hanuschik, Randal P Goldberg, Salvatore J Brogna: User interfaces for electrosurgical tools in robotic surgical systems. Intuitive Surgical Operations, April 9, 2013: US08418073 (43 worldwide citation)

A method for a minimally invasive surgical system is disclosed including capturing camera images of a surgical site; generating a graphical user interface (GUI) including a first colored border portion in a first side and a second colored border in a second side opposite the first side; and overlayi ...


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David Robinson, Brian L Wong, Spencer Shepler, Richard J McDougall: Sparse multi-component files. Sun Microsystems, Park Vaughan & Fleming, March 20, 2007: US07194579 (42 worldwide citation)

A file is striped across multiple filers, file servers or other devices, to create a sparsely striped multi-component file. Each filer stores one sparse component. In particular, each component physically stores only those stripes allocated to that component. The other stripes are represented as hol ...


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David Weir, Grant Duque, Kevin Durant, Patrick Flanagan, Maggie Nixon, David Robinson, John Zabinski: Methods and systems for indicating a clamping prediction. Intuitive Surgical Operations, March 24, 2015: US08989903 (41 worldwide citation)

End effectors with closing mechanisms, and related tools and methods to facilitate clamping, are provided. An example surgical tool comprises a first and second jaw movable between a closed grasped or clamped configuration and an open configuration. The tool further comprises a soft grip mode for gr ...


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Randal P Goldberg, Michael Hanuschik, Henry Hazebrouck, Paul Millman, Deepak Kapoor, John Zabinski, David Robinson, David Weir, Salvatore J Brogna: Ergonomic surgeon control console in robotic surgical systems. Intuitive Surgical Operations, February 21, 2012: US08120301 (39 worldwide citation)

A control console to remotely control medical equipment is disclosed having a base with an ergonomically adjustable pedal system. The base further has an opening to receive the pedal system. The pedal system includes a moveable pedal tray with a pedal base. The tray includes a first left pedal assem ...