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Mark S Hoffman, Judd A Hoffman, Ann Hoffman, David G Doe: Personal security and tracking system. Hoffman Resources, Timothy J Shea II, April 21, 1998: US05742233 (444 worldwide citation)

A signaling system comprises a portable signaling unit, a remote alarm switch device, a central dispatch station, and a wireless communication system such as a cellular or telephone system, etc., and a GPS or alike system. The portable signaling unit and the remote alarm switch may be adapted to be ...


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Mark S Hoffman, Judd A Hoffman, Ann Hoffman, David G Doe: Personal security and tracking system. Hoffman Resources, Edwin H Paul, Jerry Cohen, May 29, 2001: US06239700 (95 worldwide citation)

Wireless communication system for location of a person and identification of a distress condition of the person comprising portable transceivers (


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Mark S Hoffman: System and method for providing consumer access to a stored digital receipt generated as a result of a purchase transaction and to business/consumer applications related to the stored digital receipt. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, April 8, 2003: US06543683 (90 worldwide citation)

A system, method and apparatus provides a consumer means to access a digital receipt generated as a result of a purchase transaction and stored in a storage device. Additionally, the consumer is provided the means to access various applications, features, and/or functions related to the stored digit ...


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Mark S Hoffman: Signature capture terminal. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Beck, December 5, 2006: US07146577 (35 worldwide citation)

Various forms of a signature capture terminal provide added flexibility, and easier access or use by disabled individuals. The signature capture terminal provides audio feedback to the user in response to user input. The audio feedback may take various forms such as secure audio, text-to-speech, and ...


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Mark S Hoffman, Vernon W Tarbutt: System and method of correlating a check tendered as payment for a purchase to the particular purchase transaction. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, May 20, 2003: US06564996 (34 worldwide citation)

A system and method of generating a tender code for a purchase transaction and associating the generated tender code with both a payment and a produced digital receipt for the purchase transaction is described. The tender code may be assigned at several points in the purchase transaction. The digita ...


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Wilfried E Y Dejaeger, Mark S Hoffman, Terrence M Glogovsky, Alfred J Hutcheon: Apparatus and method for operating a checkout system having a scanner which is rotatable between an assisted scanner position and a self-service scanner position. NCR Corporation, Maginot Addison & Moore, April 10, 2001: US06213395 (32 worldwide citation)

A checkout terminal includes a terminal base. The terminal also includes a scanner movably secured to the terminal base. The scanner is configured to be moved relative to the terminal base so as to be positionable between an assisted scanner position and a self-service scanner position. The scanner ...


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Mark S Hoffman, David C Drahms: Circuit board cover with exhaust apertures for cooling electronic components. Teradyne, Bruce D Rubenstein, Teradyne Legal Dept, July 20, 2004: US06765796 (17 worldwide citation)

A cover attaches to a circuit board and has an inlet at one side for receiving forced air and plurality of openings on its top surface through which heat sinks mounted on the circuit board partially extend. Air is made to flow into the inlet and out the exhaust openings, thereby concentrating airflo ...


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Wilfried E Y Dejaeger, Mark S Hoffman, Terry M Glogovsky, Alfred J Hutcheon: Reconfigurable checkout system. NCR Corporation, Paul W Martin, September 11, 2001: US06286758 (16 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable checkout system which is suited for self-service and full-service operation. The system includes a first portion including a dual-aperture bar code scanner rotatably mounted within the first portion. The dual-aperture bar code scanner is rotatable between a full-service position and ...


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Joseph F Wrinn, Mark S Hoffman: Analyzing electrical circuit boards. Teradyne, December 11, 1979: US04178543 (15 worldwide citation)

Circuit board analysis system, featuring, in various aspects, a probe having three equally spaced tips to simultaneously contact a straight portion of a mounted IC lead, circuitry to monitor contact between the tips and the lead, use of very low level test signals while the board is powered up, and ...


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Mark S Hoffman: Relay multiplexing for circuit testers. Teradyne, February 9, 1988: US04724379 (14 worldwide citation)

Relay multiplexer circuitry for making a limited number of test channels connectable to a large number of test pins through relays connected to selected test channel nodes and test pin nodes, each test pin node being connectable to a unique combination of test channel nodes within a group of pin nod ...