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 (204 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 ...

Aaron F Bobick, W Thatcher Ulrich, J Bryan Lewis, Eliot Shepard, Peter Lehman: Interactive exercise apparatus. Tectrix Fitness Equipment, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 6, 1999: US05890995 (201 worldwide citation)

An interactive exercise apparatus engages a user's mind and body. The apparatus comprises an exercise mechanism, a steering mechanism, and a control mechanism for manipulation by the user to achieve exercise, to indicate a direction of motion, and to interact with virtual objects in a simulated envi ...

John A Hauck, Arthur L Olive: Rate adaptive cardiac rhythm management device control algorithm using trans-thoracic ventilation. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen and Nikolai, June 7, 1994: US05318597 (201 worldwide citation)

A rate adaptive cardiac rhythm management device in which the pacing rate is adjusted in accordance with changes in the patient's minute ventilation. An adaptive four-pole elliptic digital filter, preferably implemented in software, functions to attenuate any signal components due to cardiac activit ...

Atsushi Hisano, Masahiro Ando, Merice A Washer: Exercise promotion device, and exercise promotion method employing the same. Omron Corporation, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, October 26, 2004: US06808473 (200 worldwide citation)

The objective of this invention is to provide an exercise aid device which can be used for various kinds of exercise and which enables the user to perform aerobic exercise safely and comfortably at the level best suited to that person, and a method which employs this device. In order to achieve this ...

Donald C Miller, David John Allen: Continuously variable transmission. Motion Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 10, 2004: US06689012 (195 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. Further, the practical commercialization of traction roller transmissions requires improvements in the reliabil ...

Laura Lee Kusumoto, Earl David Sacerdoti, Leila Janine Sigler, Sonya Lee Sigler: System and method for consumer-selected advertising and branding in interactive media. Avatizing, Venable, Ralph P Albrecht, W Russell Swindell, October 11, 2005: US06954728 (195 worldwide citation)

Participants in a virtual world in an interactive, virtual environment implemented by computer networks and other interactive media such as interactive television are recruited to advertise products and brands to the other participants and viewers in the virtual world. Each user entering the virtual ...

Jack B Stubbs, Kevin L Schwieger: Exercise monitoring system and methods. Dinsmore & Shohl, May 22, 2007: US07220220 (194 worldwide citation)

An exercise monitoring system which includes an electronic positioning device; a physiological monitor; and a display unit configured for displaying data provided by said electronic positioning device and said physiological monitor.

Larry Miller: Stationary exercise device. Howard & Howard, January 24, 1995: US05383829 (194 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 ...

Norman Apperson, Brian C Beckman: System and method for safety distributing executable objects. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 2, 1999: US05978484 (193 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 ...

Joel S Douglas, Andrew M Drexler, Charles C Raney, Edward C Leung, Edison F Yee: Analyte concentration information collection and communication system. Mercury Diagnostics Incorporated, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 7, 2000: US06144922 (189 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system which collects patient physiological date is designed specifically for communication with a communication module which facilitates data transfer from the monitoring system to a remote site. The communication module has data input mechanisms to facilitate setting parameters of the ...

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