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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 (3 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 (302 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 (239 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 (206 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 (190 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 (167 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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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 (155 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 (154 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 ...


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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 (152 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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Howard Schneider: Automated point-of-sale machine. January 28, 1992: US05083638 (138 worldwide citation)

An automated retail point-of-sale machine is disclosed having the ability to allow consumers to check out their purchases with a minimal of direct human assistance. The machine is designed to work with products whether labelled or not with machine readable bar codes. The machine possess security fea ...



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