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Nicholas P Hayduke, Andrea Burke: Weatherproof outlet cover. Pass & Seymour, Harter Secrest & Emery, October 17, 2000: US06133531 (113 worldwide citation)

A weatherproof outlet cover assembly for protecting an outdoors electrical outlet is disclosed. The cover includes a housing which is hinged at one corner so that the cover can be used for either a horizontally or vertically oriented electrical receptacle. With the corner hinge, the cover closes due ...


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Brian K Lapointe, James A Lapointe: Computer security system. Cesari and McKenna, February 25, 1997: US05606615 (100 worldwide citation)

An improved computer security system including a portable, electronic Key, an Access Device with Touch Pad, a Lock, a Lock Server and Server Device, and a Master Device. The Access Device provides a means to validate the user to the Key. The Lock is physically located with, and connected to the host ...


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Terho Kaikuranta: Method for preventing unintended touch pad input due to accidental touching. Nokia Mobile Phones, Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys Adolphson, January 10, 2006: US06985137 (92 worldwide citation)

A method and system for preventing unintended touch pad input resulting from accidental touching of a touch pad device in an electronic device. A user can execute one or more touch pad functions by touching the touch pad device. The electronic device includes a key lock function to put the electroni ...


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Ronne Bonder, Albert J Fisher Jr: Fingerprint identification security system. Nettel Technologies, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, June 20, 2000: US06078265 (91 worldwide citation)

A key-lock operated security system utilizing a fingerprint of an authorized user to control access to the security system, such as the ignition system of an automobile. An intelligent key has a fingerprint scanning chip embedded in the surface thereof, and further has a microcontroller, a memory an ...


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Loek D Hont: Key lock having inductive key detection and method of construction. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rebecca Mapstone Lake, Richard L Donaldson, February 16, 1999: US05870915 (84 worldwide citation)

A lock (10) having inductive key detection includes a lock mechanism (14). A detector member (20) is movably disposed proximate the lock mechanism (14) such that the detector member (20) moves when a key engages the lock mechanism (14). The detector member (20) has a magnetic portion (24). An antenn ...


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Richard A Clark, Michael R Jacobs, Steven B Flemig: Mobile clinical workstation. LXE, Kilpatrick Stockton, December 10, 2002: US06493220 (75 worldwide citation)

A mobile workstation includes an adjustable-height horizontal tray and a pull-out keyboard tray mounted beneath the horizontal tray to support a keyboard. A device, such as computer terminal, mounts to the horizontal tray through installation into a vertically-mounted docking station mounted to the ...


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George D Petersdorff, Keith J Neilson, Jimmie L Curls: Security cover. Lee Smith & Zickert, April 29, 1986: US04584856 (74 worldwide citation)

A security cover lockably engageable with surface mounted apparatus for preventing unauthorized access to the apparatus. The security cover includes a shell with peripheral sides which closely conform to the size of the apparatus over which it fits, and a pair of tangs on the shell edge wedgable bet ...


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Edric Sizemore: Portable personal security system. Juettner Pyle Lloyd & Piontek, May 5, 1998: US05748089 (65 worldwide citation)

A battery powered portable personal alarm system is contained within a bag having a carrying theft-resistant strap to avoid theft of the alarm system while being carried. The bag houses a siren and a visual signal generator located proximate openings therein for generating a loud distinguishable noi ...


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George R Schull: Key actuated electronic lock for auto ignitions. September 20, 1977: US04050063 (65 worldwide citation)

A key-actuated electronic lock system for auto ignitions including a conventional auto ignition key-lock combination. Electronic lock actuating information is stored on the key and the lock supports a transducer for sensing the information stored on the key as it is inserted into the lock and for ge ...


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Leslie D Robbins: Locking apparatus for discouraging theft of tape cassette players. Leonard Tachner, October 14, 1986: US04616490 (55 worldwide citation)

A tape cassette player locking mechanism which comprises a container of the general configuration of a cassette adapted to be inserted into the player and including a locking mechanism preventing removal of the container without damage to the player. The invention comprises two integral portions, na ...