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Ravi Laxman
Ashutosh Misra, Benjamin J Jurcik Jr, Ravi Laxman: Chemical storage device with integrated load cell. Air Liquide Electronics U S, Patricia E McQueeney, August 10, 2010: US07770448 (4 worldwide citation)

A chemical storage device and a method for monitoring chemical usage are described herein. The device and disclosed method utilize a chemical storage canister and a load cell integrated into one transportable unit. The load cell is capable of compensating for the added weight of attached dispensing ...


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Louis H Rorden, Thomas C Moore: Method and apparatus employing received independent magnetic field components of a transmitted alternating magnetic field for determining location. Develco, Harry E Aine, December 1, 1987: US04710708 (330 worldwide citation)

The location method uses relatively low frequency electromagnetic fields, e.g., 1-1000 Hz, for determining the relative position and/or orientation of a transmitting magnetic dipole antenna by using a vector field receiver. The transmitting antenna for subterranean location, is preferably a single a ...


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Albert L Dessertine, Thomas P Hudson: Compliance and patient status monitoring system and method. Kenneth P Glynn, February 13, 1990: US04899839 (253 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of monitoring a patient's medicine compliance. It involves weighing a container of medicine to determine a starting weight on a scale which is connected to a computer with a display unit and storing the starting weight in the computer followed by reweigh ...


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Glen Douglas Johnson: Computerized discount redemption system. Incredicard, Sheldon H Parker, July 13, 1999: US05924080 (232 worldwide citation)

The method of processing merchandise discounts by providing a computerized membership system is disclosed. At least one provider's computer has a database for the storage and retrieval of information. The database stores demographic information regarding merchants, manufacturers, and consumers in pr ...


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Soren Jensen: Package dimensional volume and weight determination system for conveyors. William Nitkin, July 19, 1994: US05331118 (231 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining the dimensional volume of a package by moving the package on a conveyor belt system over a horizontally disposed strip containing machine-readable indicia indicating units of incremental length along said strip starting from a zero point and by a vertically dispos ...


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David M Teller, Richard Sheryll, Lance Ong: Inventory control system. Viac, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, October 9, 1990: US04961533 (180 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for automatically determining the weight of a plurality of articles, each of the articles having a surface portion with a unique element thereon, comprises a plurality of assemblies and a computer. Each assembly includes a surface for supporting an article, a transducer in operative contac ...


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Thomas Amundsen, Sean Philip Kearney, Shane Michael Edmonds, Ynjiun Paul Wang, Timothy Good, Michael Miraglia, Charles Joseph Cunningham IV, Xiaoxun Zhu, Patrick Anthony Giordano: Method of and system for detecting object weighing interferences. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, June 16, 2015: US09057641 (167 worldwide citation)

A POS-based checkout/scale system having (i) a bar code symbol reading subsystem for reading bar code symbols on products being purchased at a retail POS station, and (ii) a produce weigh scale having a weigh scale assembly for weighing one or more produce items on a weigh platter during produce wei ...


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Sharon L Morris, Dean E Morris: Automatic surgical sponge counter and blood loss determination system. Surgical Resources L L C, Garvey Smith Nehrbass & Doody L L C, July 13, 1999: US05923001 (164 worldwide citation)

A surgical sponge detection system includes a plurality of surgical sponges (2) having radio frequency identification tags (1) securely attached thereto and a non-optical hand-held reader (40) for detecting the sponges by detecting the tags (1). Also disclosed is a device (30) for automatically coun ...


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Archie Riley, Keith Goodale: Tablet accumulator for an automated prescription vial filling system. Baxter International, Paul E Schaafsma, Paul C Flattery, September 20, 1994: US05348061 (160 worldwide citation)

A method and system for staging drugs dispensed from a drug dispensing apparatus including an accumulator operative to temporarily accumulate drugs for later dispensing into vials. The accumulator includes one or more staging containers positioned to receive dispensed drugs that fall freely under th ...


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Asher Gil: Computerized integrated electronic mailing/addressing apparatus. Pi Electronics Corporation, Ezra L Schacht, September 19, 1989: US04868757 (160 worldwide citation)

An apparatus capable of automatically handling envelopes through various stages of processing, including electronic display of the envelope, electronic weighing of the envelope and printing of a stamp, date, time, location and ZIP+4 code in numerical and bar code form, name/address, advertising mess ...