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David G Perkins, Jon R Salvati, William M Wrisley, Ronald A Hauptli, Stephen C Wilson, Russ J Kalil, Richard A Monroe: Compact imaging instrument system. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Billinski & Burr, August 22, 2000: US06106457 (157 worldwide citation)

An imaging instrument includes a compact hand-held housing having an electronic imaging element supported within a housing, and a plurality of interchangeable instrument heads separably attachable to the housing. Each of the instrument heads includes an optical system disposed in alignment with the ...


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Jon R Salvati, Fred C Cope, Dominick Danna, Michael C Stone, Raymond A Lia, Gary L Rink, Craig S Whitaker: Control and display section for borescope or endoscope. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, December 13, 1994: US05373317 (103 worldwide citation)

A control handle and viewing screen assembly combines video monitor and remote steering control for a borescope steering section. A joystick or similar device controls the steering section when an inspection mode is employed. In a second or freeze-frame mode the joystick is used to move a cursor on ...


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Chris R Roberts, Corinn C Fahrenkrug, Allan I Krauter, Shawn A Briggman, Michael A Pasik, Peter J Davis, John R Strom, Charles N Stewart, Jon R Salvati, Robert L Vivenzio: Electrical adapter for medical diagnostic instruments using LEDs as illumination sources. Welch Allyn, Marjama & Bilinski, October 2, 2007: US07276025 (84 worldwide citation)

An adapter for permitting a medical diagnostic instrument having an illumination source including at least one LED (light emitting diode) to be used with a power supply normally configured for use with a diagnostic instrument having at least one incandescent lamp as an illumination source. The adapt ...


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David L Weldum, Clark A Bendall, Michael C Lesmerises, Thomas W Karpen, Jon R Salvati: Method and system for storing calibration data within image files. GE Inspection Technologies, Marjama & Bilinski, August 28, 2007: US07262797 (74 worldwide citation)

A system and method for storing, within an image transfer medium, an image and image-specific data associated with the image includes obtaining the image-specific data from a probe such as a borescope or endoscope, obtaining the corresponding image, choosing a specific image transfer medium, writing ...


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Jon R Salvati, Raymond A Lia: Video measurement system with automatic calibration and distortion correction. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, December 3, 1991: US05070401 (58 worldwide citation)

An electronic video measurement system for measuring three dimensional parameters of objects viewed by a two dimensional video image pickup. A borescope is provided in which the measurements are corrected for calibration, distortion, lens magnification, and system architecture. Programs and algorith ...


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Jon R Salvati, David G Perkins, Stephen C Wilson: Compact imaging instrument system. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinsk, May 21, 2002: US06393431 (58 worldwide citation)

An imaging instrument includes a compact hand-held housing having an electronic imaging element supported within a housing, and a plurality of interchangeable instrument heads separably attachable to the housing. Each of the instrument heads includes an optical system disposed in alignment with the ...


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Clark A Bendall, Theodore A Chilek, Thomas W Karpen, Raymond A Lia, Jon R Salvati: Stereo-measurement borescope with 3-D viewing. Everest VIT, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, January 30, 2007: US07170677 (54 worldwide citation)

Two stereo images are created by splitting a single image into two images using a field of view dividing splitter. The two images can be displayed side by side so that they can be viewed directly using stereopticon technology, heads-up display, or other 3-D display technology, or they can be separat ...


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Jeffrey D Drost, David J Mooney, Jon R Salvati: Inspection system and method. Everest VIT, Synnestvedt & Lechner, March 25, 2003: US06538732 (38 worldwide citation)

A system comprises: (a) an imaging system having an imaging device for transmitting an electrical signal corresponding to an area being imaged, and magnification functionality adapted to magnify the imaged area; (b) a portable support system for supporting the imaging system having a power supply fo ...


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Jon R Salvati: Noise reduction apparatus for electronic edge enhancement. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, August 1, 2000: US06097848 (28 worldwide citation)

A video signal processor includes an edge enhancement determining circuit that senses the amount of some characteristic of that signal which provides a measure of noise inherent in the signal, precisely determines a preferred amount of edge enhancement to be applied to a video signal as a function o ...


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Clark A Bendall, Raymond Lia, Jon R Salvati, Theodore A Chilek: Stereo-measurement borescope with 3-D viewing. GE Inspection Technologies, Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan, July 21, 2009: US07564626 (22 worldwide citation)

Two stereo images are created by splitting a single image into two images using a field of view dividing splitter. The two images can be displayed side by side so that they can be viewed directly using stereopticon technology, heads-up display, or other 3-D display technology, or they can be separat ...