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Bruce Lightner, Diego Borrego, Chuck Myers, Larkin Hill Lowrey: Wireless diagnostic system and method for monitoring vehicles. Reynolds and Reynolds Holdings, Hale and Dorr, October 21, 2003: US06636790 (320 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for remotely characterizing a vehicle's performance is described. The method features the steps of: i) generating data representative of the vehicle's performance with at least one microcontroller disposed within the vehicle; ii) transferring the data through an OBD, ...


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Christian T Kemper, Robert L Osborne, James C Bellows: Diagnostic system and method. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, May 14, 1985: US04517468 (171 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system wherein a central diagnostic center receives sensor data relative to the operating condition of a plurality of remote plants. Each plant records just certain sensor signals and transmits them at respective prescheduled transmisssion times. If certain activation limits are exceede ...


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Oscar Kipersztok, Karl J Rein Weston, Scott L Nelson, Glenn A Dildy, Nicholas James Walker, Susan Chan Chew: Diagnostic system and method. The Boeing Company, Alston & Bird, June 3, 2003: US06574537 (141 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system and method are provided that include an interface for receiving input relating to observed symptoms indicative of one or more failed components, a processing element for correlating the input relating to the observed symptoms with at least one suspect component that is capable of ...


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Edwin C Iliff: Automated diagnostic system and method including encoding patient data. First Opinion Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 5, 2002: US06475143 (129 worldwide citation)

Structure-based processing includes a method of diagnosing diseases that works by arranging diseases, symptoms, and questions into a set of related disease, symptom, and question structures, such as objects or lists, in such a way that the structures can be processed to generate a dialogue with a pa ...


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Carl J Dister, Frederick M Discenzo, Kenneth A Loparo: Machine diagnostic system and method for vibration analysis. Reliance Electric Technologies, Himanshu S Amin, A M Gerasimow, September 18, 2001: US06289735 (97 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system includes a vibration sensor mounted on a machine to measure vibrations. Vibration signals from the sensor are processed and analyzed by the system. From a known critical frequency of a vibration-generating component, the system measures the amplitude of the vibration signal at mo ...


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Edwin C Iliff: Automated diagnostic system and method including synergies. First Opinion Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 22, 2002: US06468210 (86 worldwide citation)

Structure-based processing includes a method of diagnosing diseases that works by arranging diseases, symptoms, and questions into a set of related disease, symptom, and question structures, such as objects or lists, in such a way that the structures can be processed to generate a dialogue with a pa ...


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THOMPSON Andrew: Système et procédé de diagnostic, Diagnostic system and method. Proteus Biomedical, THOMPSON Andrew, SCHERER David, October 27, 2011: WO/2011/133543 (79 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are an apparatus and system for providing diagnosis information to a requestor. A request module receives information related to a request from the requestor for diagnosis and to facilitate communication to at least one expert resource. A receive module receives at least one response to th ...


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Ronald P Bianchini Jr, Mark Stahl, Richard Buskens: Adaptive distributed system and method for fault tolerance. Carnegie Mellon University, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, November 4, 1997: US05684807 (77 worldwide citation)

An adaptive distributed diagnostic system and method for a network having at least a first, a second and a third nodes. Both the third and first nodes and the third and second nodes, respectively, are in communication with each other via the network. The first node can directly test a state of the t ...


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Edwin C Iliff: Automated diagnostic system and method including multiple diagnostic modes. First Opinion Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 25, 2003: US06524241 (75 worldwide citation)

Structure-based processing includes a method of diagnosing diseases that works by arranging diseases, symptoms, and questions into a set of related disease, symptom, and question structures, such as objects or lists, in such a way that the structures can be processed to generate a dialogue with a pa ...


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Kazue Takahashi, Nobuo Tsumaki, Hideyuki Yamamoto: Remote diagnostic system and method for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, September 9, 2003: US06618692 (73 worldwide citation)

A remote diagnostic system for semiconductor manufacturing equipment which diagnoses user's semiconductor manufacturing equipment connected to a piece of diagnostic equipment which is provided by a third party through a communication network. The diagnostic equipment having at least one diagnos ...