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Terrance J Hill, Harold A Roberts, Brian D Anderson, Jeffrey Brede, Mark S Wadman, Robert J Kirscht, James J Herrmann, Michael J Fort, Steven P Buska, Jeff Solum, Debra Lea Enfield, Darrell Berg, Thomas Smigelski, Thomas C Tucker, Joe Hall, John M Logajan, Somvay Boualouang, Heng Lou, Mark D Elpers, Matt Downs, Tammy Ferris, Adam Opoczynski, David S Russell, Calvin G Nelson, Niranjan R Samant, Joseph F Chiappetta, Scott Sarnikowski: Channel selection for a hybrid fiber coax network. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg Slifer & Polglaze PA, December 25, 2001: US06334219 (200 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring at least one telephony communication n-bit channel, wherein one of the bits is a parity bit, includes sampling the parity bit of the n-bit channel. A probable bit error rate is derived from the sampling of the parity bit. The probable bit error rate can be compared to a pre-d ...


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Mark J Dapper, Michael J Geile, Terrance J Hill, Harold A Roberts, Brian D Anderson, Jeffrey Brede, Mark S Wadman, Robert J Kirscht, James J Herrmann, Michael J Fort, Steven P Buska, Jeff Solum, Debra Lea Enfield, Darrell Berg, Thomas Smigelski, Thomas C Tucker, Joe Hall, John M Logajan, Somvay Boualouang, Heng Lou, Mark D Elpers, Matt Downs, Tammy Ferris, Adam Opoczynski, David S Russell, Calvin G Nelson, Niranjan R Samant, Joseph F Chiappetta, Scott Sarnikowski: Fast fourier transform apparatus and method. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg Slifer Polglaze Leffert & Jay P A, August 13, 2002: US06434583 (77 worldwide citation)

A apparatus for providing a Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) and an inverse FFT is provided. The apparatus comprises a radix-N core. The radix-N core includes at least N multipliers. The radix-N core also includes a twiddle-factor lookup table that stores complex twiddle-factors. The twiddle-factor look ...


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Michael J Geile, Jeffrey Brede, Steven P Buska, Thomas Smigelski: Synchronization in a communications system with multicarrier telephony transport. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg Slifer & Polglaze P A, January 1, 2002: US06336201 (67 worldwide citation)

A method of staggering the arrival of frames of data at a head end in a communication system. The method includes receiving at a first service unit upstream telephony data is described. The telephony data includes a first payload message. The method includes receiving at a second service unit upstre ...


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Mark J Dapper, Michael J Geile, Terrance J Hill, Harold A Roberts, Brian D Anderson, Jeffrey Brede, Mark S Wadman, Robert J Kirscht, James J Herrmann, Michael J Fort, Steven P Buska, Jeff Solum, Debra Lea Enfield, Darrell Berg, Thomas Smigelski, Thomas C Tucker, Joe Hall, John M Logajan, Somvay Boualouang, Heng Lou, Mark D Elpers, Matt Downs, Tammy Ferris, Adam Opoczynski, David S Russell, Calvin G Nelson, Niranjan R Samant, Joseph F Chiappetta, Scott Sarnikowski: Communication system with multicarrier telephony transport. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg Slifer & Polglaze PA, August 28, 2001: US06282683 (55 worldwide citation)

The communication system includes a hybrid fiber/coax distribution network. A head end provides for downstream transmission of telephony and control data in a first frequency bandwidth over the hybrid fiber/coax distribution network and reception of upstream telephony and control data in a second fr ...


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Thomas J Campana Jr, Robert Fries, Paul Iacopetti, Al Jewer, Edward C Pienkowski, Michael P Ponschke Sr, Gib Scott, Thomas Smigelski, Gordon Smith: System and method for wireless exchange of data in a non-real-time data communications system. Sophia Communications, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, May 20, 2003: US06567397 (48 worldwide citation)

A method of non-real-time two-way wireless data communications using a synchronous time division multiplexed architecture (TDMA) protocol in a communications system having a plurality of fixed base stations (BS) and a plurality of receiver/transmitters (RTs), wherein a BS controller dynamically chan ...


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Thomas Smigelski: Touch switch. Zurich Design Laboratories, Wallenstein & Wagner, August 18, 1998: US05796355 (12 worldwide citation)

A touch switch (10) having multiple states, wherein an individual's body capacitance and/or body resistance is used to change the state of the switch.


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Mark J Dapper, Michael J Geile, Terrance J Hill, Harold A Roberts, Brian D Anderson, Jeffrey Brede, Mark S Wadman, Robert J Kirscht, James J Herrmann, Michael J Fort, Steven P Buska, Jeff Solum, Debra Lea Enfield, Darrell Berg, Thomas Smigelski, Thomas C Tucker, Joe Hall, John M Logajan, Somvay Boualouang, Heng Lou, Mark Elpers, Matt Downs, Tammy Ferris, Adam Opoczynski, David S Russell, Calvin G Nelson, Niranjan R Samant, Joseph F Chiappetta, Scott Sarnikowski: Systems and method for orthogonal frequency divisional multiplexing. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg & Powers, February 1, 2011: US07881181 (11 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing are provided. In one embodiment, a multi-carrier modem comprises: a receiver configured to receive a waveform comprising a plurality of spectrally overlapping carrier signals from at least two of a plurality of remotes, the carrier s ...


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Mark J Dapper, Michael J Geile, Terrance J Hill, Harold A Roberts, Brian D Anderson, Jeffrey Brede, Mark S Wadman, Robert J Kirscht, James J Herrmann, Michael J Fort, Steven P Buska, Jeff Solum, Debra Lea Enfield, Darrell Berg, Thomas Smigelski, Thomas C Tucker, Joe Hall, John M Logajan, Somvay Boualouang, Heng Lou, Mark Elpers, Matt Downs, Tammy Ferris, Adam Opoczynski, David S Russell, Calvin G Nelson, Niranjan R Samant, Joseph F Chiapetta, Scott Sarnikowski: Systems and method for orthogonal frequency divisional multiplexing. HTC Corporation, Goodwin Procter, Steven A Moore, January 8, 2013: US08351321 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing are provided. In one embodiment, a multi-carrier modem comprises: a receiver configured to de-modulate symbols from at least one of a plurality of spectrally overlapping carrier signals to produce a receiver output; a transmitter con ...


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Michael Scott Garner, Thomas Smigelski, Timothy Mathew G Escolin, Waldemar John Lyslo: Hard surface disinfection system and method. Surfacide, Inskeep IP Group, May 5, 2015: US09023274 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for disinfecting hard surfaces in an area such as a hospital room including a light source emitting UV light and a reflector mounted behind the light source for concentrating and directing the light toward a target. The light source and reflector rotate to direct the concentrated ...


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