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Lance A Ehrke, Kimbel A Nap, Donn R Dresselhuys: Electronic electric meter for networked meter reading. Silver Springs Networks, Michael Best & Friedrich, March 25, 2003: US06538577 (160 worldwide citation)

An electronic electric meter for use in a networked automatic meter reading environment. The electric meter retrofits into existing meter sockets and is available for new meter installations for both single phase and three phase electric power connections. The meter utilizes an all electronic design ...


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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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Carl C Enger: Implantable electric terminal for organic tissue. Case Western Reserve University, March 15, 1977: US04011861 (158 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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Thomas L Gustafson, Richard Mental: Integrally formed linear light strip with light emitting diodes. StanTech, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 27, 1999: US05927845 (157 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 (151 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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Kevin J Dowling: Indication systems and methods. Color Kinetics, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, April 26, 2005: US06883929 (147 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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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 (146 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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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 (145 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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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 (144 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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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Seed IP Law Group PLLC Donohue, October 10, 2000: US06129668 (144 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a magnet coupled to an indwelling medical device within a patient uses three or more sets of magnetic sensors each having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by the magnet and provides data i ...



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