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Will Shatford, Walter T Shatford III: Video game control adapter. December 11, 1990: US04976435 (224 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an adapter for driving control inputs of a video game system, providing a plurality of selectable functional relationships between a set of input signals and the control inputs, and includes an output section for communicating with the system, a receiver for the input signals, and a mic ...


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Ivan Bourgeois: Method and apparatus for epidural burst stimulation for angina pectoris. Medtronic, John L Rooney, October 22, 1991: US05058584 (223 worldwide citation)

Method of and apparatus for the treatment of angina pectoris using electrical stimulation within the epidural space of the spinal cord. A sensor is used to trigger stimulation only during periods of activity assumed to be symptomatic. The sensor may measure any of a number of parameters including bl ...


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Brian M Dugan: System and method for improving fitness equipment and exercise. Dugan & Dugan, September 7, 1999: US05947868 (222 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for exercise equipment and exercise is provided. One or more exercise monitors are attached to a piece of exercise equipment and/or an exerciser. During exercise, each exercise monitor measures a performance level of the exerciser and outputs a performance level signal to a vi ...


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H Benjamin Diaz, M Inez Genera: Personalized hand held calorie computer (ECC). March 30, 1999: US05890128 (221 worldwide citation)

A novel hand held individually customized interactive integrated circuit device for nutrition and exercise management. Featuring built in Random Access Memory (RAM) Storage of extensive food lists with associated caloric and fat contents. The device also incorporates RAM storage of exercises with as ...


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Vergil L Daughterty III: System and method for determining the price of an expirationless American option and issuing a buy or sell ticket on the current price and portfolio. Troutman Sanders, Joel S Goldman, Scott M Frank, September 17, 1996: US05557517 (216 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining the price of an expirationless American option over a broad variety of securities and issuing the correct bid and ask prices for the same. Data concerning initial margin requirements, contract value of the option, expiration date (if applicable) of the underlying ...


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Terry Wherlock: Big game fish training and exercise device and method. Wagner & Middlebrook, August 2, 1994: US05334027 (210 worldwide citation)

A simulator that imitates the fighting action of a hooked fish such that it takes line at varying speeds and torques, or at a fixed speed or torque. The simulator can be used for training, exercising of the angler or testing of components of the tackle such as the rod, reel, rollers and line. Contro ...


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Richard A Dyer, Michael J Knauer, Berle E Rabenberg, Arthur C Bentley, Richard O Keelor: Electronically controlled exercise system. Powercise International Corporation, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, May 9, 1989: US04828257 (202 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing an exercise program at a desired pace throughout each repetition and which applies resistance against a user's efforts based upon user performance history and user demographics. A central controller stores user demographics and performance information, and provides ...


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Stefik Mark J, Pirolli Peter L T, Merkle Ralph C: System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works having a fee reporting mechanism. Xerox, June 5, 1996: EP0715243-A1 (202 worldwide citation)

A fee accounting mechanism for reporting fees associated with the distribution and use of digital works. Usage rights and fees are attached to digital works. The usage rights define how the digital work may be used or further distributed. Usage fees are specified as part of a usage right. The digita ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and apparatus for priority queuing of telephone calls. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Charles A Rattner, August 31, 1999: US05946388 (194 worldwide citation)

A PBX/automatic call distributor (ACD) system allows callers to exercise control over their rank order within a phone queue. The ACD accesses a call database and develops offers to be made to callers, based upon a caller reaching a particular position in a queue or at a position at which the call is ...


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George M Barney: Instrument for measuring and computing heart beat, body temperature and other physiological and exercise-related parameters. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Melvin Sharp, Leo N Heiting, Mark E Ogram, January 26, 1982: US04312358 (193 worldwide citation)

A body-mounted measuring instrument senses the heart beat and inner body temperature of a user. The instrument includes a computing circuit and a timekeeping circuit for calculating elapsed time, total heart beats, pulse rate, and difference in body temperature from a predetermined normal temperatur ...



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