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Jose De La Torre Bueno, James McBride: Automated system for combining bright field and fluorescent microscopy. Clarient, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, September 18, 2007: US07272252 (155 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automated analysis of transmitted and fluorescently labeled biological samples, wherein the apparatus automatically scans at a low magnification to acquire images which are analyzed to determine candidate cell objects of interest. Once candidate objects of interest are ide ...


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Jose de la Torre Bueno: Automated slide staining apparatus. ChromaVision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, October 5, 2004: US06800249 (78 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated staining apparatus (autostainer) capable of staining sample on a microscope slide. The autostainer is capable of limiting the amount of reagent used through a process including image acquisition and processing techniques, wherein an image of the slide is acquired and used t ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Automated slide staining apparatus. Carl Zeiss MicroImaging AIS, Fish & Richardson P C, June 5, 2007: US07226788 (54 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated staining apparatus (autostainer) capable of staining sample on a microscope slide. The autostainer is capable of limiting the amount of reagent used through a process including image acquisition and processing techniques, wherein an image of the slide is acquired and used t ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Method and apparatus for scoring the uptake of markers in cells. Chromavision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, February 24, 2004: US06697509 (42 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, an imager is used to generate an image of a sample, e.g., a tissue sample including diaminobenzidine tetrahydrochloride (DAB) stained cells. A user selects a region to be scored in the image. A mean intensity value of a selected color is determined from the pixels in the selected r ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Device for applying accurate color thresholds in real time. Chromavision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, January 6, 2004: US06674896 (37 worldwide citation)

A keyed color generator for use in a machine vision system may include three color channels with a subtractor in each to subtract a corresponding component color of a background on which the object under inspection is being observed. This subtraction operation produces adjusted red (R), green (G), a ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Inputs for optimizing performance in hybrid vehicles. Law Ofc SC Harris, February 23, 2010: US07665559 (30 worldwide citation)

A hybrid vehicle controller operates to use GPS navigation information to determine how much energy should be delivered from or sent to, the battery. The battery charge can be better managed by using knowledge of the future path of the vehicle.


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Todd B Sauke, Joseph F Becker, Jose de la Torre Bueno: Laser diode spectrometer for analyzing the ratio of isotopic species in a substance. San Jose State University Foundation, Seti Institute, John L Rogitz, August 6, 1996: US05543621 (30 worldwide citation)

A diode laser spectrometer includes a sample chamber for holding a sample gas, e.g., human breath, having first and second isotopic species in an unknown concentration ratio and a reference chamber for holding a reference gas having the first and second isotopic species in a known concentration rati ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Method and apparatus for applying color thresholds in light microscopy. ChromaVision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, June 11, 2002: US06404916 (26 worldwide citation)

A color threshold analyzer includes a converter to convert signals representative of a pixel color value, e.g., red (R), green (G), and blue (B) signals, to signals representing hue (H), saturation (S), and intensity (I) values. Comparators are provided to compare the hue value to upper and lower hu ...


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Todd B Sauke, Joseph F Becker, Jose de la Torre Bueno: Laser diode spectrometer for analyzing the ratio of isotopic species in a substance. San Jose State University Foundation, John L Rogitz, June 17, 1997: US05640014 (25 worldwide citation)

A diode laser spectrometer includes a sample chamber for holding a sample gas, e.g., human breath, having first and second isotopic species in an unknown concentration ratio and a reference chamber for holding a reference gas having the first and second isotopic species in a known concentration rati ...


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Jose de la Torre Bueno: Apparatus for counting color transitions and areas in real time camera images. ChromaVision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, September 3, 2002: US06445817 (21 worldwide citation)

A color transition and area counting device for use in a machine vision system may include an input port for inputting a stream of pixels in a frame. The pixels in the frame with particular colors may be counted and stored by associated counters. The frame may be loaded simultaneously into four fram ...