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Peter J Duffett Smith: Navigation and tracking system. The Lynxvale Cril Partnership, Venable Baetjer Howard & Civiletti, September 3, 1991: US05045861 (160 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a navigation and tracking system, for monitoring the movement of a roving object which carries one of a pair of receiving stations (D, E) the other receiving station being at a known position. Signals are transmitted by a number of independent transmission sources (A, B, C) eq ...


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Peter James Duffett Smith, Graham Woan: Navigation and tracking system for shielded spaces. Cambridge Positioning Systems, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman L, November 17, 1998: US05838279 (26 worldwide citation)

A navigation and/or tracking system has a base station B and a roving receiver R both of which are capable of receiving signals from a plurality of transmission sources T.times.1,T.times.2. A link signal W,W' is passed between the base station and the roving receiver to enable the relative location ...


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Duffett Smith Peter James: Navigation and tracking system.. Duffett Smith Peter James, February 15, 1989: EP0303371-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a navigation and tracking system, for monitoring the movement of a roving object which carries one of a pair of receiving stations (D,E) the other receiving station being at a known position. Signals are transmitted by a number of independent transmission sources (A,B,C) equal ...


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Paul D Marko: System and method for improved traffic flow reporting using satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) and vehicle communications, navigation and tracking system. XM Satellite Radio, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, May 15, 2012: US08180558 (9 worldwide citation)

A system and method for traffic flow reporting are provided. An satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) system receives traffic flow information for segments of roads with service coverage at a vehicle. A vehicle communications, navigation and tracking (VCNT) service system compares present Gl ...


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Wayne I Sternberger, Lester R LeBlanc: Short range precision navigation and tracking system and method therefor. Board of Regents for Education of the State of Rhode Island, Thompson Birch Gauthier & Samuels, January 29, 1980: US04186397 (9 worldwide citation)

A short range, precision navigation and tracking system and method therefor are disclosed. The navigation and tracking system utilizes a master-repeater configuration with a phase lock loop controlling the modulation frequency of the master FM transmitter.


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Mark Hunter: Method and apparatus for post-operative tuning of a spinal implant. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, January 16, 2018: US09867721

A tunable implant, system, and method enables a tunable implant to be adjusted within a patient. The tunable implant includes a securing mechanism to secure the implant in the patient, a actuation portion that enables the implant to move and an adjustment portion that permits adjustment of the impla ...


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Laurent Verard, Robert Teichman: Automatic identification of instruments used with a surgical navigation system. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, October 31, 2017: US09801566

A system and apparatus taught to determine the identification and selected information relating to surgical instruments near a reader. The information can be stored on a member operable to transmit the information to a reader at a selected time. The information can be used in a navigation system to ...


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Steve Hartmann, Jason Tipton: Automatic identification of tracked surgical devices using an electromagnetic localization system. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, January 16, 2018: US09867674

A method and apparatus for identifying a member used in a navigation system. The navigation system can determine the identification of an instrument via an input. The input can be substantially automatic when an instrument is introduced into the navigation system field or assembly.


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Paul D Marko: System and method for improved traffic flow reporting using satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) and vehicle communications, navigation and tracking system. Sirius XM Radio, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, May 13, 2014: US08725398

Systems and methods are provided for improved traffic flow reporting (e.g., system bandwidth conservation and timely traffic flow updates) using in-vehicle devices, service hub, and communications system for transmitting aggregated traffic flow data to the vehicles. In-vehicle devices store data rel ...


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Rupert Heigl, Norman Plassky, Brian Vasey, Stephan Karasz: Fixation system for an image registration matrix. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, April 17, 2018: US09943369

The invention relates to a fixation system for attaching a medical image registration matrix (40) to a patient holder (2) which is to be covered by a sterile drape (10), wherein the fixation system comprises at least one fixation set (L, R) comprising a lower part (6) which is adapted to be connecte ...