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David C Gelvin, Lewis D Girod, William J Kaiser, William M Merrill, Fredric Newberg, Gregory J Pottie, Anton I Sipos, Sandeep Vardhan: Method and apparatus for internetworked wireless integrated network sensor (WINS) nodes. Sensoria Corporation, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, February 22, 2005: US06859831 (321 worldwide citation)

The Wireless Integrated Network Sensor Next Generation (WINS NG) nodes provide distributed network and Internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment, facilities, and the environment. The WINS NG network is a new monitoring and control capability for appli ...


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Michael David Bednarek: System and method for promoting commerce, including sales agent assisted commerce, in a networked economy. Michael Bednarek, November 15, 2005: US06965868 (317 worldwide citation)

A personal communication and electronic commerce system for use by participating users and participating merchants in connection with incentive programs in the Network Economy. The system includes a cellular communication network that includes geographically spaced base stations that are linked to a ...


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Bin Ran: Method of providing travel time. Lathrop & Clark, November 13, 2001: US06317686 (315 worldwide citation)

A traffic information system for predicting travel times utilizes Internet based collecting and disseminating of information. The system accounts for vehicle type, driver specific disposition, and its predictions of future traffic account for the effects of predictable events, particularly weather, ...


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Cheah Wee Leong, William Ng: Electronic menu document creator in a virtual financial environment. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, January 23, 2007: US07167844 (273 worldwide citation)

The disclosure provides for creating a finalized document relating to a transaction. A buyer selects documents associated with a proposed transaction and indicates trade terms of an agreement relating to the documents selected. The trade terms are presented to a seller on an electronic form via an e ...


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Sidney T Fisher, Charles B Fisher: Extraction of hydrocarbons in situ from underground hydrocarbon deposits. Barrigar & Oyen, February 22, 1977: US04008762 (271 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting hydrocarbons in situ from an underground hydrocarbon deposit such as oil shale. A selected part of the deposit is heated by one or more electrical induction coils arranged in a quasi-toroidal configuration to temperatures high enough to drive off hydrocarbon fractions as gases ...


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Stephen A Goldman, Herbert L Retzsch, Todd L Mansfield: Absorbent members for body fluids having good wet integrity and relatively high concentrations of hydrogel-forming absorbent polymer having high porosity. The Proctor & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, Carl J Roof, E Kelly Linman, October 8, 1996: US05562646 (267 worldwide citation)

Absorbent members useful in the containment of body fluids such as urine, that have at least one region containing hydrogel-forming absorbent polymer in a concentration of from about 60 to 100% by weight and providing a gel-continuous fluid transportation zone when in a swollen state. This hydrogel- ...


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Willem Koudstaal, William J Organ: Method for protecting plants during transportation by packaging and article. Koninklijke Emballage Industrie Van Leer, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, August 30, 1983: US04400910 (267 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for protecting plants during transportation by packaging plant (2) and its pot (1) in a bag (3) which at least partly consists of microporous material (6) having preferably an air-permeability of 0.1-300 mm.sup.3 air per second per Pascal per m.sup.2 of the film mat ...


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Eduardo Leiseca, Ramon F Aguero: Computerized reservations and scheduling system. Longacre & White, October 12, 1993: US05253165 (265 worldwide citation)

A computerized reservations and scheduling system is provided which alternately allows transportation consumers to select from pre-scheduled transportation services provided by transportation providers or to negotiate and contract with transportation providers who have available unscheduled transpor ...


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James M Janky, Eric A Klein, John F Schipper: Vehicle route and schedule exception reporting system. Trimble Navigation, George M Steres, May 12, 1998: US05751245 (247 worldwide citation)

A route exception reporting apparatus is mounted in a mobile shipping vehicle having a predetermined geographic route. The shipping vehicle may be a self-propelled vehicle containing cargo or may also be a separable self-contained shipping container carried on a transportation vehicle. At least a po ...


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David C Gelvin, Lewis D Girod, William J Kaiser, William M Merrill, Fredric Newberg, Gregory J Pottie, Anton I Sipos, Sandeep Vardhan: Method and apparatus for distributed signal processing among internetworked wireless integrated network sensors (WINS). Sensoria Corporation, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, December 14, 2004: US06832251 (244 worldwide citation)

The Wireless Integrated Network Sensor Next Generation (WINS NG) nodes provide distributed network and Internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment, facilities, and the environment. The WINS NG network is a new monitoring and control capability for appli ...



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