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William E Bennett, Stephen J Boies, Anthony R Davies, Karl Friedrich Etzold, Todd K Rodgers: Optical stylus and passive digitizing tablet data input system. International Business Machines Corporation, Roy R Schlemmer, September 24, 1991: US05051736 (903 worldwide citation)

A stylus and table X-Y data input system for a video display system. The pen includes an optical styling having a suitable pickup mechanism and the tablet is passive in nature and provides direct digitized data readout. Absolute positional information is encoded in binary form in the tablet in such ...


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Eric E Schmidt, Butler W Lampson: Software version management system. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, December 10, 1985: US04558413 (899 worldwide citation)

A software version management system, also called system modeller, provides for automatically collecting and recompiling updated versions of component software objects comprising a software program for operation on a plurality of personal computers coupled together in a distributed software environm ...


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Warren E Bernard, Philip A Jacobson: System and method for automated remote previewing and purchasing of music, video, software, and other multimedia products. MCI Communications Corporation, June 29, 1999: US05918213 (891 worldwide citation)

An automated product purchasing system allows purchasers to order products via a remote communications medium without having to speak to a sales representative or other human operator. According to the invention, purchasers access the automated product purchasing system and browse among the selectio ...


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Gregor Freund: System and methodology for managing internet access on a per application basis for client computers connected to the internet. Zone Labs, John A Smart, November 16, 1999: US05987611 (888 worldwide citation)

A computing environment with methods for monitoring access to an open network, such as a WAN or the Internet, is described. The system includes one or more clients, each operating applications or processes (e.g., Netscape Navigator.TM. or Microsoft Internet Explorer.TM. browser software) requiring I ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Network controller for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney P L, February 4, 1997: US05600364 (887 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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David Bradley Rust: System and method for record and playback of collaborative Web browsing session. Contigo Software, Brobeck Phleger & Harrison, March 18, 2003: US06535909 (861 worldwide citation)

A collaborative Web browsing session may take place over a network, allowing the presenter on a first computer to direct the audio and visual components of a browser on one or more second computers. The second computer is instructed to log into a control site that downloads an active control, such a ...


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Martin E Hellman: Software distribution system. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 14, 1987: US04658093 (851 worldwide citation)

Software (programs, videogames, music, movies, etc.) can be authorized for use a given number of times by a base unit after which the base unit (computer, videogame base unit, record player, videorecorder or videodisk player) cannot use that software until the manufacturer sends an authorization for ...


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James R Mault, Noel Johnson, John Sanderson: Physiological monitor and associated computation, display and communication unit. Healthetech, Cooley Godward, September 14, 2004: US06790178 (835 worldwide citation)

Various physiological monitor modules are provided for use with computing devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs). In some embodiments, the personal digital assistant provides the controls, display, and processing circuitry for the physiological monitor module. The personal digital assist ...


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Jeffrey C Smith, Jean Christophe Bandini: Electronic document delivery system in which notification of said electronic document is sent to a recipient thereof. Tumbleweed Software Corporation, Michael A Glenn, Donald M Hendricks, August 4, 1998: US05790790 (825 worldwide citation)

An electronic document delivery system and methods of its use are provided. A document, preferably in a portable format, is forwarded to a remote server (e.g. using HTTP to "push" the document to the server). The server sends a generic notification of the document to an intended recipient, and the r ...


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James F Chen, Jieh Shan Wang: Electronic payment system and method. V ONE Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, December 31, 1996: US05590197 (810 worldwide citation)

A cyber wallet in the form of stored and protected account information, which may be "carried" on a tamper resistant portable electronic storage medium such as a smartcard, or stored on the customer's computer (or personal digital assistant, PCMCIA card, or the like) together with the browser/mosaic ...



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