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Donn R Dresselhuys, Kimbel Nap, Lance A Ehrke: Meter for measuring volumetric consumption of a commodity. Innovatec Corporation, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, August 19, 1997: US05659300 (161 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a meter for mounting in flow-sensing relationship to a pipeline conductor or electrical line having a commodity such as water, natural gas or electricity flowing through it. In one embodiment, the meter has a transceiver inductively-coupled to a remote signal-radiating device such as a ...


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Carl C Enger: Implantable electric terminal for organic tissue. Case Western Reserve University, March 15, 1977: US04011861 (161 worldwide citation)

A non-reacting implantable electric terminal for organic tissue, which is porous and intermeshes with the tissue including blood capillaries without the formation of a fibrous tissue encapsulation that reduces the sensitivity of tissue to electricity. This electric terminal is composed of tissue-com ...


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Method for supplying electricity to a heat-generating pipe utilizing skin effect of a.c.. Chisso, September 1, 1970: GB1204405-A (159 worldwide citation)

1,204,405. Pipeline heater. CHISSO CORP. 22 March, 1968 [22 March, 1967], No. 14030/68. Heading H5H. [Also in Division H2] A system comprising an A.C. source, a load, a body to be heated and at least one ferromagnetic pipe for generating heat when current passes through it includes switching means w ...


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Thomas L Gustafson, Richard Mental: Integrally formed linear light strip with light emitting diodes. StanTech, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 27, 1999: US05927845 (158 worldwide citation)

An integral single piece extruded LED light strip and an associated process for producing such an LED light strip. The light strip includes first and second bus elements spaced apart from one another by a predetermined distance. The light strip also includes at least one light emitting diode (LED) c ...


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Ronald G Hart: Digital sensor apparatus and system for protection, control, and management of electricity distribution systems. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 30, 1999: US05995911 (153 worldwide citation)

A sensor apparatus for monitoring voltage and/or current in an electric circuit and a system for monitoring voltages and currents in a system wherein electricity is distributed in a plurality of circuits. A sensor apparatus is associated with each phase conductor in each of the circuits. The sensor ...


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Thomas D Petite, Richard M Huff: Systems and methods for providing remote monitoring of electricity consumption for an electric meter. Hunt Technologies, N Andrew Crain, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, April 24, 2007: US07209840 (151 worldwide citation)

A system for providing remote monitoring of electricity consumption is provided. In one embodiment the system may comprise electric meters, communication devices having a unique address and defining a wireless communication network, and a site controller. Each electric meter may be configured to mea ...


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Kazuhiko Yanagawa, Masuyuki Ohta, Kazuhiro Ogawa, Keiichiro Ashizawa, Masahiro Yanai, Nobutake Konishi, Kiyoshige Kinugawa, Yasuyuki Mishima, Shigeru Matsuyama: In-plane field type liquid crystal display device comprising a structure which is prevented from charging with electricity. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, February 9, 1999: US05870160 (151 worldwide citation)

Even when a high potential such as of static electricity is applied from the outside of the liquid crystal display panel, the display image is prevented from becoming abnormal. When a black matrix of a resin composition having a large resistivity is used, the positions of the polarizer plates, black ...


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Robert R Hunter: Method and apparatus for reading and controlling utility consumption. May 2, 2006: US07039532 (149 worldwide citation)

A method and system for controlling electric power consumption using a computer to create a forecast and then controlling devices that use power based on the forecast. An automatic reader device is used to gather power consumption data from a point of utility service. The power consumption data is t ...


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Kevin J Dowling: Indication systems and methods. Color Kinetics, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, April 26, 2005: US06883929 (149 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for generating an information signal. Exemplary methods and apparatus may comprise (A) electrically associating at least one LED with a Seebeck power generator; (B) thermally associating the Seebeck power generator with a surface; and (C) heating the surface to cause the Seebec ...


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James Lee Hafner, John Anthony Tomlin: System and method for minimizing energy consumption in hybrid vehicles. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, Stephen C Kaufman, March 14, 2006: US07013205 (148 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method relating to the operation of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles powered both by electricity from rechargeable batteries and by consumable fuel powered means, such as an internal combustion engine or a fuel cell. More particularly, the system and metho ...



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