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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 (184 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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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 (183 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 ...


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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 (179 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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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 (179 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 ...


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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 (178 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 ...


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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 (176 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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Alfred Thomas, Benjamin T Gomez, Robert J Wilson Jr, Roger A Delott: Bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 11, 2003: US06645074 (172 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...


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Larry Miller: Stationary exercise device. Krass & Young, September 7, 1993: US05242343 (171 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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John M Cristofich, Susan E Warner: Private stock option account control and exercise system. Merril Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil & Judlowe, September 23, 1997: US05671363 (171 worldwide citation)

A data processing system for the management of stock option accounts for a plurality of participants. The system invokes one of several distinct option Plans that govern the transaction choices available to the participants. The governing option plans are defined by the sponsoring company in terms o ...



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