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Paul Waterhouse, John Stevens: Electronic tag location systems. ERS Associates Partnership, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, September 14, 1993: US05245534 (110 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for locating electronic price tags in an electronic pricing system for use in retail environments. A host communicates with tags via a serial data bus, with identifier or switch chips geographically located within the system, each identifier or switch chip mediati ...


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Richard C Sayers, Shane Obitts, William A Hudgins, Paul Waterhouse, Michael J Dolan, Spencer W Allen, R Victor Sulkowski: Electronically keyed dispensing systems and related methods of installation and use. Joseph S Kanfer, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, April 18, 2006: US07028861 (84 worldwide citation)

Dispensing systems are disclosed which utilize electronically powered key devices and/or identification codes associated with a refill container to preclude the need for mechanical keys. A first embodiment of the device utilizes a matching code stored in a radio frequency identification tag or bar c ...


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Paul Waterhouse, John Stevens: Technique for locating electronic labels in an electronic price display system. Electronic Retailing Systems Int l, Oppedahl & Larson, December 20, 1994: US05374815 (75 worldwide citation)

In a system for displaying prices in a retail store, improved rail arrangements are disclosed to permit improved accuracy in confirming the physical location of an improved display device on one such rail arrangement. A response from the device to a host, or central computer, indicates a particular ...


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Paul Waterhouse, Christopher W Verge, Michael J Vandenberg, Kenneth Truong, John K Stevens, Jason August: Networked RF tag for tracking freight. Visible Assets, Oppedahl & Olson, May 23, 2006: US07049963 (74 worldwide citation)

The invention disclosed provides a method, system, and associated tag for detection and tracking of inanimate and animate objects. The novel method broadly comprises the steps of: a) attaching a low radio frequency detection tag to each of the objects, each tag comprising a tag antenna operable at a ...


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James M Dunn, James Leushner, John Renfrew, Paul Waterhouse, Alexandre M Izmailov, Henryk Zaleski: Method and apparatus for thermal cycling and for automated sample preparation with thermal cycling. Visible Genetics, Oppedahl & Larson, April 27, 1999: US05897842 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for thermally cycling a reaction mixture in a reaction vessel to expose the mixture to the varying temperatures necessary to, for example, achieve PCR amplification or the preparation of sequencing fragments using a cycle sequencing operation makes use of flow-through reactio ...


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Paul Waterhouse, John A Renfrew, John K Stevens: Automated electrophoresis and fluorescence detection apparatus and method. Visible Genetics, Oppedahl & Larson, December 21, 1999: US06005663 (54 worldwide citation)

Improved detection methods and apparatus which may be used individually or in combinations enhance the ability of the electrophoresis apparatus to detect fluorophore-labeled materials in short periods of time. One such apparatus comprises a housing adapted to receive an electrophoresis gel holder; a ...


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Paul Waterhouse, John Stevens, George Leibman: Technique for locating electronic labels in an electronic price display system. Electronic Retailing Systems International, Oppedahl & Larson, July 2, 1996: US05532465 (53 worldwide citation)

In a system for displaying prices in a retail store, improved rail arrangements permit improved accuracy in confirming the physical location of an improved display device on one such rail arrangement. A response from the device to a host, or central computer, indicates a particular position of the d ...


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Paul Waterhouse, John A Renfrew, John K Stevens: Automated electrophoresis and fluorescence detection apparatus and method. Visible Genetics, Oppedahl & Larson, January 20, 1998: US05710628 (49 worldwide citation)

Improved detection methods and apparatus which may be used individually or in various combinations enhance the ability of the electrophoresis apparatus to detect fluorophore-labeled materials in short periods of time. One such apparatus comprises a housing adapted to receive an electrophoresis gel h ...


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Thomas D Yager, Paul Waterhouse, Alexandre M Izmailov, Bruno C Maruzzo, John K Stevens, Marina T Larson: Micro-electrophoresis chip for moving and separating nucleic acids and other charged molecules. Visible Genetics, Oppedahl & Larson, July 17, 2001: US06261430 (44 worldwide citation)

A microelectrophoresis chip comprises a substrate in which there are formed one or more channels, one channel for each sample to be evaluated. The channels extend for the length of the chip, a distance of generally around 1 cm, and are about 1 to 10 &mgr;m wide and 1 to 10 &mgr;m in depth. The chann ...


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Martin Marcichow, Nhon T Vuong, Paul Waterhouse, Peter Zosimadis: System and method for improved installation and control of concealed plumbing flush valves. Sloan Valve Company, Smart Wave Technologies Corporation, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, November 15, 2005: US06964405 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a radio frequency (RF) valve control system that replaces mechanical systems that physically links a button or a handle to a flush valve or hard wired electronic control systems that physically links a sensor/electronic switch to a valve actuator within a plumbing installation ...