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Manssour H Moeinzadeh, Lawrence M Kaplan, Jeffrey A Gurosh: Semi-disposable surgical stapler. Lawrence M Kaplan, May 12, 1992: US05111987 (463 worldwide citation)

A semi-disposable surgical stapling instrument for the replacement of staple cartridges, as needed, in the course of an operation, and for the optional provision of a knife to cut tissue between staple rows. Propulsion of the stapling unit may be powered and controlled from the back of the instrumen ...


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Kevin Cherveny, Aaron Crane, Lawrence M Kaplan, John Jasper, Russell Shields: System and method for updating, enhancing or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, April 4, 2000: US06047234 (193 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database. A geographic database includes data representing physical features in the geographic region, and, optionally, attributes of such features. The system includes a plurality of data collecting sensors. Each of the data collecting s ...


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Lawrence M Kaplan, John L Hanson: Method and system for finding intermediate destinations with a navigation system. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, June 4, 2002: US06401034 (170 worldwide citation)

A navigation system includes a feature that allows a user to specify a type of point of interest at which the user wishes to make an intermediate stop while on route to a final destination. The feature identifies for the user one point of interest of the specified type at which an intermediate stop ...


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William Gale, Ildiko Hegedus, Matthias Thorner, Lawrence M Kaplan: Navigation applications using related location-referenced keywords. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, November 26, 2002: US06487495 (166 worldwide citation)

An improved system and method for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...


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Manssour H Moeinzadeh, Lawrence M Kaplan, Jeffrey A Gurosh: Semi-disposable surgical stapler. Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 23, 1993: US05188274 (116 worldwide citation)

A semi-disposable surgical stapling instrument providing for the replacement of staple cartridges, as needed, in the course of an operation, and for the optional provision of a knife to cut tissue between staple rows. Propulsion of the stapling unit may be powered and controlled from the back of the ...


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Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan: Method and system for providing alternate routes with a navigation system. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, November 13, 2001: US06317685 (98 worldwide citation)

A feature for a navigation system that provides an evaluation of alternate routes. According to this feature, the navigation system compares the actual time of travel along a route to the estimated time of travel along the route. If the actual time of travel exceeds the estimated time of travel, alt ...


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Stephan V Bechtolsheim, Lawrence M Kaplan, Frank J Kozak: Method and system for providing bicycle information with a navigation system. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, February 13, 2001: US06188957 (97 worldwide citation)

A navigation system feature that provides information about bicycle traffic and/or travel by bicycle. According to one aspect of the disclosed subject matter, a navigation system uses a geographic database to provide navigation-related features, such as route calculation and route guidance, for both ...


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Kevin Cherveny, Aaron Crane, Lawrence M Kaplan, John Jasper, Russel Shields: System and method for updating, enhancing, or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, February 8, 2005: US06853913 (74 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database is disclosed. The system uses a plurality of data collecting sensors, each of which is installed in a separate one of a plurality of vehicles, each of which travels on roads in a geographic region. Each data-collecting sensor pro ...


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William W Chenault, Lawrence M Kaplan: Method for obtaining information for a geographic database. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, October 28, 2003: US06640187 (74 worldwide citation)

A system and method for collecting address data for a geographic database are disclosed. Data are collected using a plurality of end users' navigation systems. The data indicate a location at which a trip by a vehicle in which a navigation system is located ended and a desired destination enter ...


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Ole Henry Dorum, John Hanson, Lawrence M Kaplan: System and method for updating a geographic database using satellite imagery. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, March 29, 2005: US06873998 (58 worldwide citation)

A reporting program and system for updating a master copy of a geographic database is disclosed. According to the method and system, reports are obtained that relate to data contained in a geographic database. Satellite images of the geographic locations represented by the data in the reports are ob ...



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