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Stuart Willard Daniel, Steven Frank Weed, Michael Ray Timperman: USB host device for printer interface. Lexmark International, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, April 21, 2009: US07520437 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to providing a printing device which allows for user authentication. The printing device may communicate with the authentication device using universal serial bus (USB) protocol, wherein the printing device contains a universal serial bus (USB) host. User authentication ...


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Yao Han, Richard Lee Reel, Rebecca Beth Silveston Keith, Steven Frank Weed: LED illumination system for a scanner including a UV light emitting device. Lexmark International, John Victor Pezdek, Justin M Tromp, February 18, 2014: US08654414 (3 worldwide citation)

An illumination system for a scanner according to one example embodiment includes an array of visible light emitting diodes including a red, a blue and a green light emitting diode and an ultraviolet light emitting device configured to emit light predominantly in the ultraviolet region of the electr ...


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Schubert Dale W, Beard Andrew Michael, Shedd Steven Frank, Earles Marion Richard Jr, Von Flotow Andreas H: Stiff actuator active vibration isolation system.. Applied Power, October 11, 1995: EP0676558-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An active vibration isolation system (10) includes a plurality of stiff actuators, such as piezoelectric motors (12a-c; 284, 350) which support a small mass (18) inside of a case (300). A passive isolator (20) is interposed between the small mass (18) and the payload mass (Mp). In the instance where ...


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George W Rhodes, Albert Migliori, Tristan Fin, Steven Frank Willard: Method and apparatus for monitoring SF6 gas and electric utility apparatus. Avistar, Snider & Associates, Ronald R Snider, August 14, 2007: US07257496 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting loss of SF6 gas from electrical utility apparatus determines a molar ratio of gas in a container at an initial time and of gas in the container at a subsequent time. Measurement of temperature is determined by averaging ambient temperature and temperature of the surface of the ...


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Wilkes Steven Frank: Vehicle door locking system.. Rockwell Automotive Body Syst, July 25, 1990: EP0379273-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

Power actuated dead-locking unit for a centrally controlled vehicle door locking system has a lock actuating formation (20) which is shifted between locked and unlocked positions by a motor driven operating member (16), the latter holding the actuating formation in a dead-locked condition at a first ...


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Wilkes Steven Frank: Vehicle door locking actuator.. Rockwell Automotive Body Co, October 25, 1989: EP0338721-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

Motorised actuator for vehicle door locks e.g. as part of a central locking system has a powered drive input element (20), a drive output element (24) movement of which locks and unlocks the lock, and a clutch element (34) operating to transmit drive to the output element but having a disengaged con ...


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Wilkes Steven Frank: Vehicle door lock actuator. Rockwell Automotive Body Co, October 25, 1989: GB2217380-A (2 worldwide citation)

Motorised actuator for vehicle door locks e.g. as part of a central locking system has a powered drive input element (20), a drive output element (24) movement of which locks and unlocks the lock, and a clutch element (34) operating to transmit drive to the output element but having a disengaged con ...


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Wilkes Steven Frank: Locking mechanism comprising cam member and lever mechanism. Era Products, September 30, 2009: GB2458681-A (1 worldwide citation)

A locking mechanism comprises a cam 11 rotatable about an axis 50 to operate a lock, a key 12 rotatable to rotate the cam, and a lever mechanism which receives the key and controls rotation of the key. A further mechanism operable to rotate the cam may be provided. Each mechanism may be provided in ...


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Steven Frank, Shigeki Imai, Terumasa Yoneda: Virtual processor methods and apparatus with unified event notification and consumer-producer memory operations. Steven J Frank, Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Nutter McClennen & Fish, David J Powsner, December 31, 2013: US08621487

The invention provides, in one aspect, a virtual processor that includes one or more virtual processing units. These virtual processing units execute on one or more processors, and each virtual processing unit executes one or more processes or threads (collectively, “threads”). While the threads may ...