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Michael D Johnson: Microelectromechanical television scanning device and method for making the same. Medcom, Robert M Storwick, September 30, 1997: US05673139 (243 worldwide citation)

An electrically actuated microelectromechanical television scanning device for television image scanning or related functions. The scanning device can be produced in forms having characteristic dimensions in the submillimeter range. The scanning device consists of an electrostatically actuated plate ...


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Tobie LaRocca, Michael D Johnson: Method and apparatus for providing subscription-on-demand services, dependent services and contingent services for an interactive information distribution system. DIVA Systems Corporation, Moser Patterson & Sheridan, November 6, 2001: US06314572 (173 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing subscription-on-demand (SOD) services, dependent subscription services and contingent services for a interactive information distribution system, where a consumer may subscribe to packages of on-demand programs for a single price and view the programs in the subs ...


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Andrew Gyenge, Michael D Johnson, John A Malmanger: Collapsible storage bin. Xytec Plastics, Kolisch Hartwell & Dickinson, June 23, 1987: US04674647 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a heavy duty, high strength, collapsible pallet type container which may be formed entirely by injection molded plastic techniques and which is designed for nesting when stacked in the erected or collapsed mode. The side and end walls of the container are pivotally con ...


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Michael D Johnson: Microelectromechanical television scanning device and method for making the same. Medcam, July 6, 1999: US05920417 (83 worldwide citation)

A single reflector, two-axis MEMS scanner made of a substrate. The substrate has nested, cut-out regions. Each region is independently rotatable about one of the axes. The axes of the regions are substantially orthogonal.


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David B Townsley, Wing Hong Chow, Michael D Johnson, Helder Ramalho: Apparatus and method for reducing power consumption in a computer system. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 22, 1997: US05623677 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing the power consumption of a processor in a computer system where a programming structure running on the processor determines when the processor is in an inactive state to cause clocking signals and the power supply to be disabled to the processor. The processor is ...


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Michael D Johnson: Method of making foamed slip resistant surfaces. Becton Dickinson and Company, R P Grindle, May 20, 1986: US04589940 (34 worldwide citation)

An improved abrasion and cut resistant surface is provided for work gloves, work shoes and like wearing apparel. The surface of the invention provides a porous surface particularly useful in work environments where it is necessary for a workman to use gloves, but which gloves are breathable and have ...


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Michael D Johnson: Slip resistant surfaces. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, May 7, 1985: US04515851 (27 worldwide citation)

An improved slip and/or skid resistant surface is provided for work gloves, work shoes, floor coverings in work areas and the like. The surface of the invention provides a porous gripping surface particularly useful in greasy and oily environments where it is necessary for a workman to be able to gr ...


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Christopher J Maddox, Mark J Hassebrock, Philip Hobson Boothby, Michael D Johnson, Robert James Stone, Craig Ronald Townsend: Game pad controller and system for portable communication device. Kyocera Corporation, November 16, 2010: US07833097 (26 worldwide citation)

A game pad controller for connection to a portable phone has an outer casing and a game control unit within the casing. The front of the casing has a seat for locating the portable phone and at least one keypad adjacent the seat for user engagement to control a game. The seat has a channel for slida ...


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Michael D Johnson: Slip resistant gloves. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, December 3, 1985: US04555813 (26 worldwide citation)

An improved abrasion and cut resistant surface is provided for work gloves, work shoes and like wearing apparel. The surface of the invention provides a porous surface particularly useful in work environments where it is necessary for a workman to use gloves, but which gloves are breathable and have ...


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Robert Bailey, Brian D Howard, Michael D Johnson: Method and apparatus for reducing transitions on computer signal lines. Apple Computer, Richard C Liu, July 22, 1997: US05651126 (23 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for eliminating unnecessary address transitions on an DRAM address bus and DRAM write enable line. In a known DRAM controller and DRAM array, all address transitions on the CPU address bus are mirrored by address transitions on the DRAM address bus. The present invention elimi ...