Paul H Benson, Michael L Kingdom Hockings, Brian H Middleton, Martin C Pinnell, Thomas E Robinson, Richard E Sheeler, John Simmons: Interactive enquiry system. International Business Machines Corporation, Karl O Hesse, January 29, 1980: US04186438 (261 worldwide citation)

Described is an interactive enquiry system in which a complete data base is contained at a host computer. Local terminal sub-systems are remotely connected to the host with each local sub-system containing a local data base. Each local data base is dynamically maintained so that the most frequently ...

David J Roberts, John Simmons: Protection of data processing system against unauthorized programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Bernard M Goldman, January 8, 1980: US04183085 (87 worldwide citation)

A data processing system is described which issues value documents e.g. tickets or information under the control of output instructions and is designed to prevent a person attempting fraud using an unauthorized program obtaining the value documents or information. The system includes a data processo ...

John Simmons: Safety device for a needle. Rodman & Rodman, January 5, 1988: US04717386 (58 worldwide citation)

The safety device for a needle includes a sheath reception opening provided in a cap retainer member or provided in a hand shield portion of the device. The cap retainer member in one embodiment is joined to the hand shield section and in another embodiment is secured to a pair of legs joined at rig ...

Peter Sleeman, Martin John Simmons, Daniel Pickett, Christopher Ard: Two-dimensional touch sensors. Atmel Corporation, Baker Botts L, April 10, 2012: US08154529 (43 worldwide citation)

In a touch sensor, as well as providing touch position data, additional data is provided on the shape of the touch. This is achieved by having sampling nodes on a finer mesh than the size of the actuating object, typically a finger, so each finger touch activates a group of adjacent nodes on the sen ...

Jeffrey S Thompson, Howard M Blank, Walter John Simmons, Oswald Robert Bergmann: Low temperature alkali metal electrolysis. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, April 9, 2002: US06368486 (36 worldwide citation)

A low temperature alkali metal electrolysis process for carrying out the electrolysis in the presence of a co-electrolyte and an alkali metal halide. The co-electrolyte comprises (1) a nitrogen-containing compound and optionally one ore more Group IB halides, Group IIIA halides, Group VIII halides; ...

Robert Harvey Moffett, Walter John Simmons: Continuous production of silica-based microgels. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, August 14, 2001: US06274112 (29 worldwide citation)

A continuous process is provided for preparing silica microgels using carbon dioxide as a gel initiator at a pressure of at least about 172 kPa (about 25 psig). Consistent performance of microgel can be produced with varying production rates.

Reginald John Simmons: Electrical tab receptacle. AMP Incorporated, William J Keating, Jay L Seitchik, Frederick W Raring, August 24, 1976: US03976348 (25 worldwide citation)

An electrical tab receptacle for mating with a complementary tab is provided with an integral tongue having a lance whereby the receptacle can be releasably secured to the tab, the tongue being resiliently depressible by means of a finger, a tool, or part of a housing containing the receptacle, to r ...

Robert Harvey Moffett, Walter John Simmons, Roy Carlton Jones: Continuous process for preparing microgels. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, May 9, 2000: US06060523 (17 worldwide citation)

Silica deposits formed during a continuous process for preparing polysilicate microgel are removed and purged form the process by elastically deforming the vessel walls, reducing plugging.

Howard M Blank, Oswald Robert Bergmann, Walter John Simmons: Fused chloride salt electrolysis cell. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, May 18, 1999: US05904821 (16 worldwide citation)

An electrolytic cell is provided that increases current efficiency in the fused alkali chloride salt electrolysis process for producing chlorine and sodium or lithium by improved design of the cell's product collector, diaphragm and graphite anode.

Reginald John Simmons: Electrical receptacle terminals. The Whitaker Corporation, November 24, 1998: US05839925 (16 worldwide citation)

An electrical terminal comprises a forward receptacle portion for mating with a tab. The receptacle portion as a pair of spaced opposed side walls connected by a contact spring support base and a contact spring joined to the forward end of the support base by a forwardly bowed bight. The contact spr ...