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Norman E Chasek: Secure, automated transaction system that supports an electronic currency operating in mixed debit & credit modes. May 30, 1995: US05420405 (309 worldwide citation)

This invention describes a combination of methods and apparatus that creates electronic money for personal transactions which integrates the functions of cash, checks and credit cards with constant surveilance against fraud. This money can also serve as an international medium-of-exchange, and suppo ...


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Norman E Chasek: Universally applicable, in-motion and automatic toll paying system using microwaves. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, December 1, 1981: US04303904 (279 worldwide citation)

Toll collection facilities for tunnels, bridges and turnpikes slow traffic, waste time and fuel, and increase air pollution. Eliminating the need for a toll payment stop would avoid this waste and reduce toll facility operating costs. A single, universally applicable system and apparatus is describe ...


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Norman E Chasek: System for developing real time economic incentives to encourage efficient use of the resources of a regulated electric utility. August 17, 1993: US05237507 (111 worldwide citation)

The electric utility industry is inexorably being forced into a less regulated, more competitive, and more conservation oriented mode of operation. It is therefore inevitable that electric energy will have to increasingly resemble a commodity that is bought and sold on free and competitive markets. ...


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Norman E Chasek: Vehicle identification system, using microwaves. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, August 1, 1978: US04104630 (69 worldwide citation)

A vehicle identification system, using microwave, in which every vehicle to be identified has an identification panel attached to its side, containing a very low level power drain tunnel diode transponder and a digital coder plus a small battery and a resonant frequency array. Interrogating transmit ...


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Norman E Chasek: System and methods that facilitate the introduction of market based economic models for electric power. April 13, 1999: US05894422 (51 worldwide citation)

A smart meter/billing system that eases the transition to commodity-like marketplace operations for electric power, and supports near real-time load balancing between competing suppliers of electric power. Existing watt-hour meters become multi-parameter terminals or smart meters that measure consum ...


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Norman E Chasek: Responsive traffic light control system and method based on conservation of aggregate momentum. Parmelee Bollinger & Bramblett, January 25, 1983: US04370718 (41 worldwide citation)

A system to improve traffic flow on all types of interconnected roadways, which reduces fuel consumption, emissions and trip times, is based on adaptive control of traffic signal timing. The parameters used to exercise this control are generated by sensing presence, duration, time, and velocity of v ...


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Norman E Chasek: Cross correlated doppler radar/infra red velocity and presence sensor. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, February 23, 1982: US04317117 (40 worldwide citation)

A doppler radar and infra red sensor focused by common means onto a region, will, with appropriate cross correlation, provide improved velocity and presence sensing in a complex uncontrolled environment. The illustrative overhead, roadside traffic sensor employs a common microwave/infra red paraboli ...


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Norman E Chasek: Real time, economic-impact display system for consumers of commoditized electric power. May 21, 1996: US05519622 (30 worldwide citation)

This invention describes a method for presenting, in near real-time, information that guides consumers of variably priced electricity in the cost efficient management of its consumption. The method employs a single row of red and green lights whose illumination pattern simultaneously indicates price ...


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Norman E Chasek: Automated, secure inter authority settlement method and system for electronic toll collection. September 15, 1998: US05809480 (25 worldwide citation)

Electronic toll collection will eventually become standardized on the nation's toll roads making possible non-stop toll payments to many different toll Authorities from a single in-vehicle-device. Such a development should go hand-in-hand with electronic inter Authority settlements from prepaid acco ...


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Norman E Chasek: Multi purpose communications system for intelligent roadways based on time-companded, spoken advisories. December 8, 1998: US05847663 (24 worldwide citation)

Real-time, multi-purpose advisories that inform users of roadways on upcoming situations, require frequent gathering and interpreting of information gleaned from road systems, and then feedingback information by means of repeated, spoken descriptives pertinent to each driver's location and heading. ...