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Thomas J Quinn: Gyroscopic pointer. Gyration, Albert C Smith, August 8, 1995: US05440326 (425 worldwide citation)

A vertical gyroscope is adapted for use as a pointing device for controlling the position of a cursor on the display of a computer. A motor at the core of the gyroscope is suspended by two pairs of orthogonal gimbals from a hand-held controller device and nominally oriented with its spin axis vertic ...


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Gregory C Smith, Thomas J Quinn, James J Leftwich: Multimedia user interface. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Vincent E Duffy, Michael A Pugel, June 19, 2007: US07233316 (253 worldwide citation)

A user interface for multimedia centers advantageously utilizes hand-held inertial-sensing user input devices to select channels and quickly navigate the dense menus of options. Extensive use of the high resolution and bandwidth of such user input devices is combined with strategies to avoid uninten ...


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Thomas J Quinn: Gyroscopic pointer and method. Gyration, Fenwick & West, April 27, 1999: US05898421 (252 worldwide citation)

A vertical gyroscope is adapted for use as a pointing device for controlling the position of a cursor on the display of a computer. A motor at the core of the gyroscope is suspended by two pairs of orthogonal gimbals from a hand-held controller device and nominally oriented with its spin axis vertic ...


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Stuart Crawford, Andrew Flint, Sharon Anne Hatcher, Keith Owen Hillestad, Thomas J Quinn, Michael William Rapaport, Sue Ann Simon, Michael Scott Steele, Cheryl Lynne St John: Method and apparatus for explaining credit scores. Fair Isaac Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, December 13, 2011: US08078524 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a method and apparatus for explaining credit scores, for example in connection with a credit score explanation service, in which consumers can identify the sources of information used to establish their credit score, supply their credit report and credit score information in ...


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Gregory C Smith, Thomas J Quinn, James J Leftwich: Multimedia user interface. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Vincent E Duffy, Michael A Pugel, May 4, 2010: US07710396 (54 worldwide citation)

A user interface for multimedia centers advantageously utilizes hand-held inertial-sensing user input devices to select channels and quickly navigate the dense menus of options. Extensive use of the high resolution and bandwidth of such user input devices is combined with strategies to avoid uninten ...


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Gregory C Smith, Thomas J Quinn, James J Leftwich: Multimedia user interface. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Vincent E Duffy, Michael A Pugel, April 6, 2010: US07692628 (44 worldwide citation)

A user interface for multimedia centers advantageously utilizes hand-held inertial-sensing user input devices to select channels and quickly navigate the dense menus of options. Extensive use of the high resolution and bandwidth of such user input devices is combined with strategies to avoid uninten ...


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Gregory C Smith, Thomas J Quinn, James J Leftwich: Multimedia user interface. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Vincent E Duffy, Michael A Pugel, August 24, 2010: US07782298 (41 worldwide citation)

A user interface for multimedia centers advantageously utilizes hand-held inertial-sensing user input devices to select channels and quickly navigate the dense menus of options. Extensive use of the high resolution and bandwidth of such user input devices is combined with strategies to avoid uninten ...


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Thomas J Quinn, Lex M Bayer: Inertial sensor-based pointing device with removable transceiver. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Vincent E Duffy, Michael A Pugel, July 10, 2012: US08217893 (25 worldwide citation)

An inertial sensor-based pointing device 10 is compatible with a removable USB pod 14 having a digital flash memory 32 and an integrated radio transceiver 30. Flash memory 32 can be used by a user to store software that enables a user to auto load software applications into compatible computers. Poi ...


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Douglas R Ervin, Clifford G Knepper, Thomas J Quinn: Fin folding machine for corrugating sheet material. Solar Turbines Incorporated, O Gordon Pence, December 9, 1997: US05694803 (16 worldwide citation)

A fin folding machine is disclosed for sequentially folding relatively thin sheet metal material into narrowly grooved corrugations. The fin folding machine includes a pair of opposed clamping tools disposed on opposite sides of the sheet material. The clamping tools are movable in a direction trans ...


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Florian Probst, Thomas J Quinn, William R Stumpf, Albert Leidl, Rudolf Jungwirth: Drill bit including one piece cutting head. Black & Decker, Scott B Markow, January 4, 2011: US07861807 (6 worldwide citation)

A cutting head for a drill bit has a body with an overall cruciform shape. One pair of opposing arms defines a main cutting edge. The other pair of opposing arms defines an auxiliary edge. The main cutting edge is defined by rake surfaces and relief surfaces. Each rake surface and relief surface is ...