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Frederick Herz, Michael Negin: Home video club television broadcasting system. Woodcock Washburn Kurtz MacKiewicz & Norris, September 27, 1994: US05351075 (281 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing access to a plurality of video programs of a video library in accordance with viewer preferences. Members of the Home Video Club of the invention may phone in or write in their video program choices and the received viewer choices are tabulated in accordance with a ...


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Joseph V DiLullo, Stephan C Schifter, Michael Negin, Kenneth W Paist: Vehicle status monitor and management system employing satellite communication. Secura Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, January 30, 1990: US04897642 (236 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for monitoring the status of a multiple part vehicle are disclosed. Apparatus according to the invention comprises a tag on a second part of the vehicle which impresses a unique ID code of the vehicle's existing electrical system. An interface unit in a first part of the vehicle ...


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Joseph V DiLullo, Stephan C Schifter, Michael Negin, Kenneth W Paist: System and method for remotely monitoring the connect/disconnect status of a multiple part vehicle. Secura Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 18, 1991: US05025253 (164 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring the status of a multiple part vehicle. An apparatus according to the invention comprises a tag for placement on a second part of the vehicle. The tag communicates a unique ID code to an interface unit on the first part of the vehicle. The interface unit detects ...


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George M Berkin, Michael Negin: Pattern recognition system. Kulicke & Soffa, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, April 3, 1984: US04441205 (143 worldwide citation)

An improved pattern recognition system is disclosed which converts rows and columns of digitized video signal elements indicative of light intensity falling on a camera into integrated signatures, one for each of two orthogonal directions. Signatures corresponding to effectively rotated images may a ...


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Charles W Welch, J Michael Rozmus, James L Whiteman, Michael Negin, William J Herd: System and methods for preventing fraud in retail environments, including the detection of empty and non-empty shopping carts. AW Computer Systems, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, March 16, 1999: US05883968 (72 worldwide citation)

Purchase of an item bearing a unique identification code is verified by (a) ascertaining the identification code of an item to be purchased; (b) acquiring data representative of color features of the item to be purchased; and (c) comparing the data representative of color features of the item to be ...


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J Michael Rozmus, Michael Negin, Guy Dela Rosa, Anthony O Brien: Method and apparatus for positioning subjects before a single camera. Sensar, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, May 16, 2000: US06064752 (71 worldwide citation)

A system and method of positioning a head of a subject to be photographed by a single camera uses a mirror and at least one collimated light beam. The single camera is positioned so that there is a selected specific location in space within a field of view of the camera at which the head or eye of t ...


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Glen Van Sant, Michael Negin, John Drozd, Thomas A Chmielewski Jr, Kevin Carl Kaighn: Compact imaging device incorporating rotatably mounted cameras. Sensar, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, November 20, 2001: US06320610 (67 worldwide citation)

A compact image steering and focusing device has a generally rectangular frame containing at least one illuminator and at least one and preferably two cameras and a pan/tilt mirror on a tilting frame. There is a tilt axis through the frame. A tilt motor is attached to the frame to turn the frame abo ...


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Thomas A Chmielewski Jr, George A Vonhof, Michael Negin: Compact image steering and focusing device. Buchanan Ingersoll P C, February 10, 1998: US05717512 (51 worldwide citation)

A compact image steering and focusing device has a generally rectangular frame containing a pan/tilt mirror and at least one lens. There is a tilt plane bisecting the frame. A mirror drive motor is attached to the frame on one side of the tilt plane and a lens motor is attached to the frame on the o ...


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Thomas A Chmielewski Jr, Michael Negin, Glen Van Sant, Chris Killion: Cable driven image steering and focusing device. Sensar, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, December 21, 1999: US06005704 (40 worldwide citation)

A compact image steering and focusing device has a generally rotatable platform that carries a pan/tilt mirror. The rotatable platform, at least one motor driven lens and a camera are mounted on a housing. Two drive motors each with an associated cable are provided to rotate the rotatable platform a ...


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Michael McBrearty, Michael Negin, I Marvin Weilerstein, Albert J Zielenski: Apparatus for detecting missing wires. Kulicke and Soffa, John B Sowell, December 17, 1985: US04558596 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for monitoring the bond condition of a fine aluminum wire being ultrasonically bonded to an electrode pad. The apparatus comprises a counter for generating a start and stop signal indicative of a predetermined plurality of cycles from the ultrasonic generator of the ultrasonic ...



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