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Michael Hanafee, Connie T Marshall, Timothy S Emmert: Interactive special events video signal navigation system. United Video Properties, Matthew T Byrne, Fish & Neave, December 5, 2000: US06157413 (214 worldwide citation)

A system interactively controlled by a TV viewer remote control transmitter displays current or future programming information superimposed over the normal programming displayed on any channel accessible to the viewer's display screen. Identification signal data are accessed and generated by the com ...


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Ivan Bourgeois: Method and apparatus for epidural burst stimulation for angina pectoris. Medtronic, John L Rooney, October 22, 1991: US05058584 (210 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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J Jeffrey Richardson, Ted D Wade: Portable aerobic fitness monitor for walking and running. Living Systems, Jay R Beyer, Stephen C Shear, October 24, 2000: US06135951 (209 worldwide citation)

A personal fitness monitoring device and a method for assessing the fitness of an individual as the individual exercises includes using a pedometer to determine and output data representing the locomotion of the individual. A heart rate monitor determines and outputs data representing the heart rate ...


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Terry Wherlock: Big game fish training and exercise device and method. Wagner & Middlebrook, August 2, 1994: US05334027 (208 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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H Benjamin Diaz, M Inez Genera: Personalized hand held calorie computer (ECC). March 30, 1999: US05890128 (204 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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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 (201 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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Brian M Dugan: System and method for improving fitness equipment and exercise. Dugan & Dugan, September 7, 1999: US05947868 (200 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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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 (195 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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Larry Miller: Stationary exercise device. Howard & Howard, January 24, 1995: US05383829 (188 worldwide citation)

An exercise device includes a pair of foot engaging links. The first end of each link is supported for rotational motion about a pivot axis and a second end of each foot link is guided in a reciprocal path of travel. The combination of these foot link motions permits the users foot to travel in an i ...


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Norman Apperson, Brian C Beckman: System and method for safety distributing executable objects. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 2, 1999: US05978484 (186 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method and system for distributing and executing executable code. Before sending executable code to a client, a distributing authority associates a privilege request code with the executable code. The privilege request code indicates a requested set of privileges that the ex ...



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