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Arthur Julian Patterson Craddock, Ramzan A Khuwaja, Steve Michael Armstrong: DISTRIBUTED SERVICE NETWORK SYSTEM CAPABLE OF TRANSPARENTLY CONVERTING DATA FORMATS AND SELECTIVELY CONNECTING TO AN APPROPRIATE BRIDGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH CLIENTS CHARACTERISTICS IDENTIFIED DURING PRELIMINARY CONNECTIONS. Nortel Networks, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, February 26, 2002: US06351771 (74 worldwide citation)

A distributed service network provides telecommunications and other services to users transparently of where the user accesses the network and the particular client used to access the network. The network comprises a plurality of regions, each comprising a region manager and one or more region serve ...


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Dilip A Amin, Chang Hong Wu, Ross Heitkamp, Michael Armstrong: Voltage sequencing circuit for powering-up sensitive electrical components. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder L, August 6, 2002: US06429706 (44 worldwide citation)

A voltage sequencing circuit powers-up electrical systems by sequentially enabling a series of power supply lines to the electrical system. After each power supply line is enabled, the voltage sequencing circuit waits a pre-programmed delay time before enabling the next power supply line. The delay ...


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Dilip A Amin, Chang Hong Wu, Ross Heitkamp, Michael Armstrong: Voltage sequencing circuit for powering-up sensitive electrical components. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder L, December 25, 2001: US06333650 (35 worldwide citation)

A voltage sequencing circuit powers-up electrical systems by sequentially enabling a series of power supply lines to the electrical system. After each power supply line is enabled, the voltage sequencing circuit waits a pre-programmed delay time before enabling the next power supply line. The delay ...


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Michael Armstrong, Paul R Gray: Self-calibrating analog to digital converter. Micro Linear Corporation, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, June 25, 1991: US05027116 (32 worldwide citation)

A self calibrating algorithmic analog-to-digital converter is disclosed for which the gain of the conversion loop is precisely adjusted and controlled by an array of switched capacitors such control being stored in a latch. The offset of the gain stage is reduced by reducing the amount of charge inj ...


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Michael Armstrong, David Heim, Richard Hsiao, Neil Leslie Robertson, Hugo Alberto Emilio Santini: Method for making a thin film inductive write head having a pedestal pole tip and an electroplated gap. International Business Machines Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, May 11, 1999: US05901432 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for making a merged thin film read/write head, where the first pole piece includes a pedestal or pole tip portion that extends up from the first pole piece layer, uses electroplating to form the gap so that the gap layer does not have to be removed later. After the first pole piece is depos ...


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Ross Heitkamp, Michael Armstrong, Michael Beesley, Ashok Krishnamurthi, Kenneth Richard Powell, Mike M Wu: Multi-master and diverse serial bus in a complex electrical system. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder, December 27, 2005: US06981087 (26 worldwide citation)

A two wire serial bus is connected between different circuit boards in a complex electrical system. The two wire serial bus may be used to receive status information about each of the circuit boards in the system. A master control processor on one of the circuit boards controls which of the other ci ...


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Michael Armstrong Jr: Stabilizing foot means for cap of needle assembly and method thereof. Leonard Bloom, Leonard Bloom, August 2, 1994: US05334173 (17 worldwide citation)

A protective cap (13') for a needle (12) has a stabilizing foot (16), the bottom surface (17) of which is provided with an adhesive (18). When the needle (12) is removed from its sterile package (11), a protective cover (19) is peeled off the foot (16) to expose the adhesive (18). The foot (16) may ...


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Piotr Boni, Michael Armstrong, Henning Schulzrinne, Wonsang Song, Jong Yul Kim: Emergency text communications. Verizon Patent and Licensing, March 19, 2013: US08401154 (14 worldwide citation)

A system includes one or more devices connected to or within one of a group of emergency services networks. The one or more devices may generate a text message that includes information identifying a user device, information identifying a geographic location of the user device, and information ident ...


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Michael Armstrong, Keith J Hocker, David J Lima: Remote release of a cable connector. Juniper Networks, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, February 5, 2008: US07326075 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for remotely releasing a connector, e.g., an RJ-45 connector, is described. Embodiments of the invention allow a user to release a cable comprising a connector from a connector jack when the connector jack is difficult to reach. The invention may be particularly useful to release cables ...


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David Armstrong, Michael Armstrong: Door carrier. Richard C Litman, July 24, 2001: US06264184 (11 worldwide citation)

A combined door carrier and hanging device for transporting and hanging a door panel is provided. The combined device is generally defined by an elongated carrier structure having a first end and a second end, and includes a wheel supporting chassis to which a pair of beams are mounted and spaced ap ...