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John S Holmes II, Joe E Anderson: Glucose test data acquisition and management system. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, December 6, 1994: US05371687 (593 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for adapting one of a number of different types of instruments to a common protocol. Each instrument has a serial input-output (I/O) port, a control for the serial I/O port, and an input for operating power to the instrument. The system includes a different type of housing for e ...


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Richard Francis Frankeny, Jerome Albert Frankeny, Danny Edward Massey, Keith Allan Vanderlee: Socket for semi-permanently connecting a solder ball grid array device using a dendrite interposer. International Business Machines Corporation, Casimer K Salys, November 25, 1997: US05691041 (232 worldwide citation)

A socket for attaching a flip chip die or ball grid array devices to a printed circuit board substrate having a pattern of solder covered lands, with resources for removing the flip chip die or ball grid array device, resources for directly aligning the solder balls of the flip chip die or ball grid ...


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John Notarianni: Protective case and interface housing containing computer devices and the like. John Notarianni, Hoffman & Baron, December 17, 1996: US05586002 (167 worldwide citation)

A combination formed in accordance with the present invention includes a pen based computer and the like, the pen based computer having a display screen. The combination also includes a protective case and interface housing, for containing the pen based computer and the like, which includes a housin ...


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Yoshio Nishi, Akio Yasuda, Tsunehiro Kashima, Takeshi Hori, Shigetaka Higuchi, Hidetoshi Shimizu: Thin electronic device having an integrated circuit chip and a power battery and a method for producing same. Sony Corporation, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, October 8, 1991: US05055968 (162 worldwide citation)

A method for producing an information card by printing an electroconductive pattern and a first electrode surface of a battery on a first cover sheet, applying a battery activator onto the first electrode surface, resting an electrolyte-impregnated separator onto the first electrode surface, fixing ...


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Michael V Leman, Michael E Taylor: Pivotable docking station for use with notepad computer systems. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 25, 1995: US05436792 (155 worldwide citation)

A docking station for use with a notepad computer is disclosed. The main electronic housing of the docking station is pivotably mounted with a receiving tray to provide a number of positions for the notepad computer between an upright position and a low angle position. The more upright positions are ...


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Robert J Hastings, Paily T Varghese: Apparatus for removably supporting a plurality of hot plug-connected hard disk drives. Compaq Computer Corporation, Konneker Bush & Hitt, January 11, 1994: US05277615 (143 worldwide citation)

A series of hard disk drives are secured atop molded plastic support trays slidably and removably received in opposing guide channel member pairs snap-fitted into opposite side walls of a sheet metal cage structure externally used in conjunction with a file server or other computer device. Snap-fitt ...


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Dennis R Esterberg, Mark A Smith: Hinge assembly for a device having a display. Hewlett Packard Company, October 15, 1996: US05566048 (141 worldwide citation)

A hinge assembly allows a display housing to pivot relative to a portable computer base. The hinge assembly has a pivot shaft attached to the display housing and a spring. The spring has two ends. One end is attached to the display housing, and the other end is attached to the base. The spring count ...


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Joseph R Wilhelm: Printer mounting arrangement. Sejus Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 4, 1991: US05020926 (109 worldwide citation)

A printer assembly is sized with a form factor comparable to a disk drive and includes provision for mounting in a drive bay of a computer or other electronic apparatus. In one embodiment, the printer is slidable between first and second positions. In the first position, the printer is disposed with ...


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Allen Boothroyd, Martin Jackson: Case for portable computer having display accessible when lid is closed over the keyboard. EO Europe, Lee Mann Smith McWilliams Sweeney & Ohlson, November 30, 1993: US05267123 (108 worldwide citation)

A computer case having a base (10) incorporating a keyboard (14) which in the closed condition of the case is covered by a lid (12) having its display uppermost, the case opening by a mechanism enabling the lid to slide rearwardly and incline relatively to the base so as to present the display forwa ...


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Shigenori Miyagawa, Koichi Kobayashi, Shimpei Kunii, Shizuo Kamio, Hiroyuki Sakamoto, Fumitaka Sato, Ryoichi Ishiura: Portable computer with keyboard and having display with coordinate input tablet rotatably mounted to face either toward or away from keyboard when closed over keyboard. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, December 7, 1993: US05268817 (105 worldwide citation)

A main body case for storing a keyboard and an upper case for storing an integrated display/input device are coupled by hinge units to be arbitrarily pivotal from a state wherein the keyboard faces the integrated display/input device to a state wherein the back surfaces of the keyboard and the integ ...