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Donald J Svetkoff, Brian Doss, David N Smith: Method and system for high-speed, 3-D imaging of an object at a vision station. Synthetic Vision Systems, Brooks & Kushman, January 10, 1989: US04796997 (323 worldwide citation)

A method and system for high-speed, 3-D imaging of an object at a vision station including a flying spot laser scanner, a dynamically configurable spatial filter and a diffuser for spatial averaging, are used in conjunction with a variable transmission filter in an optical depth sensing system. The ...


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Vladimir Kupershmidt: Method and apparatus for non-invasive phase sensitive measurement of blood glucose concentration. Sunshine Medical Instruments, Davis Faithfull & Hapgood Hoxie, September 12, 1995: US05448992 (243 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose concentration based on producing a polarized-modulated laser beam via a polarizing frequency shifter (24), measuring a phase difference introduced, e.g., by a finger (F) or a ear lobule (E) of a subject, measuring phase difference ...


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Harald Kronberg, Helmut Leist: Apparatus and method for monitoring respiration. PPG, Andrew C Siminerio, Kenneth J Stachel, December 28, 1993: US05273036 (230 worldwide citation)

The apparatus for monitoring respiration comprises a photoplethysmographic sensor whose LED transmitter element(s) is/(are) excited by a monitoring unit with a specified control power and/or control signal sequence or frequency. By means of a signal processing unit, both the frequency and depth of r ...


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Billy W Beyers Jr, Adam J Suchko: Television system scheduler. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, July 24, 1979: US04162513 (225 worldwide citation)

A television receiver includes a chassis having a digital tuner for generating local oscillator signals for tuning the receiver to respective channels in response to binary signals representing corresponding channel numbers and a signal processing unit for controlling at least one characteristic of ...


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William C Phillips, Michael V Pascale, Ronald W Minarik, Kenneth M Schmidt, Benjamin F Weigand, Walter M Dirndorfer, Robert S Prill, Arnold B Siegel, Richard H Nogay: Common receive module for a programmable digital radio. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Walter G Sutcliff, January 12, 1999: US05859878 (213 worldwide citation)

A digital submodule is included in a software programmable common receive module for receiving IF signals and producing a serial bit stream. The digital submodule is programmable based on a selected application of a plurality of radio applications and, if present, a selected function of a plurality ...


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Tatsumi Sakazume, Suguru Asakura, Noboru Seki: Communication system. Alps Electric, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 25, 2003: US06538558 (209 worldwide citation)

A communication system capable of preventing a lost transmitter from being used by an unauthorized user for a bad purpose, and also capable of easily enabling the lost transmitter to be used again when it is found. The communication system comprises: a transmitter for transmitting a transmission cod ...


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Munetoshi Unuma, Shiro Nonaka, Shigeru Oho: Method, apparatus and system for recognizing actions. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger & Malur P C, May 27, 2003: US06571193 (202 worldwide citation)

An object of the present invention is to provide a method, an apparatus and a system for automatically recognizing motions and actions of moving objects such as humans, animals and machines. Measuring instruments are attached to an object under observation to measure a status change entailing the ob ...


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Hans Leysieffer, Bernd Waldmann: At least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, June 10, 2003: US06575894 (143 worldwide citation)

An at least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder with at least one sensor for picking up an acoustic signal and converting the acoustic signal into corresponding electrical signals, an electronic signal processing unit for audio signal processing and amplification, a ...


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Masahiro Tadokoro, Shunji Kakiuchi, Hiroshi Akiyama, Mamoru Katane, Koji Matsuda: Particle therapy system. Hitachi, Dickstein Shapiro, December 26, 2006: US07154108 (136 worldwide citation)

A particle therapy system capable of measuring energy of a charged particle beam even during irradiation of the charged particle beam is provided. A beam delivery (irradiation) system comprises a block collimator constituted by a pair of collimator members, and an energy detector mounted to one of t ...


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Masataka Mitama: Direct conversion receiver capable of canceling DC offset voltages. NEC Corporation, McGuireWoods, January 16, 2001: US06175728 (134 worldwide citation)

A direct conversion receiver comprising mixers for mixing a received radio frequency signal and a local oscillation signal in frequency, a signal processing unit for converting the output signal of the mixers into a baseband signal, a delta-sigma modulator for detecting offset voltage from the outpu ...