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Donald R Gray, Lawrence R Green III, Robert L Gendler, John A Carrott: Security monitoring and tracking system. METS, Hoffman Wasson & Fallow, March 17, 1987: US04651157 (234 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for positively indicating the position of a land-based vehicle, a marine vessel or an aircraft, utilizing a security system provided in the secured mode of transportation monitored by a central station. Navigational information transmitted by LORAN-C transmitters or satellite ...


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Lorne G Gabel, Garry E Paulson, Thomas G Kirk: Highway premarking guidance system. Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada represented by the Minister of Highways and Transportation, January 27, 1981: US04247870 (228 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for marking a line, such as the centerline, along a roadway, using a vehicle carrying paint marking apparatus, in which a pair of television cameras, one mounted on each side of the vehicle, view the edges of the roadway and project the images onto a split screen. By keeping t ...


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Leonard Kadlec, Daniel Tallman, Patrick Kilawee: Deodorizing and sanitizing employing a wicking device. Ecolab, Kinney & Lange P A, October 23, 2007: US07285255 (227 worldwide citation)

A device and method for sanitizing and deodorizing including the selective transportation of a sanitizing composition by the capillary action of a wick to an acidic composition which may be held in a reservoir, or which also may be selectively transported through the capillary action of a wick to th ...


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James E White, Christopher S Helgeson, Douglas A Steedman: System and method for distributed computation based upon the movement, execution, and interaction of processes in a network. General Magic, Forrest E Gunnison, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, February 11, 1997: US05603031 (225 worldwide citation)

A distributed computing environment in which agent processes direct their own movement through a computer network. Place processes provide a computing context within which agent processes are interpreted. An agent process controls its movement from one place process to another within the network by ...


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Richard C Walker: PFN/TRAC system FAA upgrades for accountable remote and robotics control to stop the unauthorized use of aircraft and to improve equipment management and public safety in transportation. Kline & Walker, Irah H Donner Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, November 15, 2005: US06965816 (221 worldwide citation)

This invention, a Protected Primary Focal Node PFN is a Trusted Remote Activity Controller TRAC and mobile communication router platform that provides accountable remote and robotics control to transportation vehicles by interfacing with the vehicles E/E systems. It connects each vehicle either on t ...


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John E Maloney, Charles J Hinkle Jr, James O Stevenson: Enchanced time difference localization system. KSI, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 22, 2000: US06108555 (213 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for locating a mobile radio communications transceiver in a cellular-telephone or cellular-like communications system use a simplified system for passive monitoring of the signals emitted by the transceiver. Two receiving base stations can determine the timing of signal arriva ...


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John E Maloney, Charles J Hinkle Jr, James O Stevenson: Communications localization system. KSI, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, September 28, 1999: US05959580 (213 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for locating a mobile radio communications transceiver in a cellular-telephone or cell-like communications system uses a simplified system for passive monitoring of the signals emitted by the transceiver. A single base station can determine a line of bearing to the remote tran ...


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Michael Minovitch: Automated road transportation system. Christie Parker & Hale, November 30, 1982: US04361202 (213 worldwide citation)

An automated transportation system for vehicular travel along a roadway is presented. The roadway can be any hard surface that contains an embedded metallic guiderail along its center. A proximity transducer (metal detector) installed under the vehicle, senses the metallic guiderail and sends steeri ...


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Robert Baseman, William Grey: Method for integrated supply chain and financial management. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, December 30, 2003: US06671673 (205 worldwide citation)

A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished employing a more comprehensive approach to maximizing profitability, increasing revenue, and explicitly considering risk. In particular, th ...


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Glen A Carey, Michael L Malek: Incubation chamber. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Judith Roesler, Charles Gagneblin III, Robert Blackburn, February 4, 1997: US05599501 (203 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for transportation and processing of multiple protocol assays within an automated immunoassay analyzer instrument. The apparatus includes a cuvette ring movably coupled to a magnet ring. In one embodiment, the magnet ring and cuvette ring are provided having circular shapes. A t ...