Ted L Teach: Agricultural aircraft control system using the global positioning system. Spectra Physics Laserplane, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, August 2, 1994: US05334987 (102 worldwide citation)

An aircraft control system for applying chemicals to an agricultural field in one of a plurality of flight patterns is provided. A global positioning system receiver receives radio frequency signals from satellites and the position of the aircraft is determined from the information contained in the ...

Joseph F Rando, H Nicks Roberts: Automatic package label scanner. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, Paul Davis, Thomas M Freiburger, July 3, 1990: US04939355 (100 worldwide citation)

A point of sale bar code scanner, such as a grocery store check-out label scanner, that is attendant-free and completely automated in providing a listing or a total pricing of a customer's selected items. At each automated check-out, the customer initiates the process, places items on a conveyor, wh ...

Raymond T Hebert, John P Ekstrand: Signal processor method and apparatus. Spectra Physics, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 28, 1976: US04000397 (99 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for processing input binary encoded analog signals to precisely determine the time occurrence of positive-going and negative-going transitions. Such digital signals result, for example, when bar codes (e.g. Universal Product Codes) are optically scanned. Transitions are determin ...

Joseph F Rando: Multiple window scanner and method for multiple focal distance reading. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, February 9, 1999: US05869827 (98 worldwide citation)

A multiple window data reading device and method for reading symbols such as bar codes through each window, data reading being focused to different focal distances in the scan volume with sensors provided to control focal distance setting from each of the windows.

Anthony J Baerlocher, Anna Sheila C Parrucho, Cari L Blomquist: Gaming device having outcomes which replicate the laws of physics. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, December 23, 2003: US06666766 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a processor controlled gaming device that randomly generates and displays a pachinko-type game and outcome on a screen connected to the processor. The gaming device initially provides a preliminary game that yields the number of attempts or objects that the player has ...

Adrian E Kunzle, V Maximillian Garcia: Systems and methods wherein at least one set of possible input parameters to a physics simulation will produce a successful game result. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Finchan, October 12, 2004: US06802772 (96 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided to conduct a game associated with a physics simulation, the physics simulation being adapted to generate a game result based on a set of input parameters. According to one embodiment, a game condition associated with a game to be played by a player is established. Fo ...

Jeff D Crockett, Gerold L Skoczen: Digital frequency generation in atomic frequency standards using digital phase shifting. Efratom Time and Frequency Products, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 24, 1998: US05721514 (95 worldwide citation)

In the generation of frequency-modulated interrogation frequencies for atomic frequency standards, the modulation characteristics can be tailored to the frequency discrimination characteristics of a physics package. The rate of phase change of a digital pulse train providing a frequency-modulated co ...

Brad R Reddersen, Phillip W Shepard, Rockie D Moch: Multiple-interface selection system for computer peripherals. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, September 13, 1994: US05347113 (92 worldwide citation)

An interface selection and configuration system for a computer peripheral in which configuration for the peripheral and/or the host interface is at least in part accomplished by the interface connector cable. In a preferred embodiment, the computer peripheral is equipped with one or more hardware in ...

Jonathan Brandon Allen, Deepen Sinha, Mark R Sydorenko: Perceptual audio compression based on loudness uncertainty. Lucent Technologies, Thomas A Restaino, October 28, 1997: US05682463 (92 worldwide citation)

A new technique for the determination of the masking effect of an audio signal is employed to provide transparent compression of an audio signal at greatly reduced bit rates. The new technique employs the results of recent research into the psycho-physics of noise masking in the human auditory syste ...

Joseph F Rando, Michael E Kahn, Thomas E Heumann, Scott S Luebbers: System for controlling attitude of laser beam plane. Spectra Physics, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 13, 1977: US04062634 (91 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for controlling the plane of a laser beam in either horizontal, vertical or selected grade angle attitudes. The system includes an assembly comprising a housing which carries the operative components in a water-tight enclosure. The laser beam is generated by a laser tube carrie ...

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