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Peter D Karabinis: Satellite telecommunications repeaters and retransmission methods. Ericsson, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, August 10, 1999: US05937332 (194 worldwide citation)

Satellite telecommunications repeaters are provided which receive, amplify, and locally retransmit the downlink signal received from a satellite thereby increasing the effective downlink margin in the vicinity of the satellite telecommunications repeaters and allowing an increase the penetration of ...


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Michael Minovitch: Automated road transportation system. Christie Parker & Hale, November 30, 1982: US04361202 (190 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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Lakshmi Narasimha Ankireddipally, Ryh Wei Yeh: Interaction protocol for managing cross company processes among network-distributed applications. Sun Microsystems, Bobby K Truong, Craig G Holmes, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, August 3, 2004: US06772216 (190 worldwide citation)

A general purpose application interaction protocol, referred to herein as the Commerce Exchange Interaction Protocol (CXIP), governs the exchange of data between applications resident in computers in a distributed network such as the Internet, providing for application interoperability. CXIP enables ...


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Nagesh Kadaba: Special handling processing in a package transportation system. United Parcel Service of America, Alston & Bird, March 25, 2003: US06539360 (189 worldwide citation)

The application discloses a method and system for processing packages designated for special handling and notifying an appropriate party as to whether special handling has been applied to these designated packages. The system prepares carrier personnel in advance for the arrival of such packages. De ...


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Bernd Robertz, Ralf Liebler: Surface-printable RFID-transponders. Sihl, Raymond J Harmuth Esq, Doepken Keevican & Weiss, March 27, 2001: US06206292 (183 worldwide citation)

RFID transponders having a polymer film as the support for at least one antenna and having a circuit chip electrically connected thereto, possessing on one surface of the polymer film a printable/writable layer comprising particulate pigment and film forming binder and on the opposite surface of the ...


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Maya L Iyengar, Aaron J Reid, Antoine K Toffa, Russel W Heithoff: Obtaining and utilizing commercial information. Trip com, Sheridan Ross P C, March 19, 2002: US06360205 (183 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a method for providing reservation information related to airline flights, lodging, transportation and the like using a communications network is disclosed. In one embodiment, access to a server machine is divided into sessions. During a first session a user ...


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John C Brockwell, Edward J Collins: Cost optimization system for supplying parts. International Business Machines, Arthur J Samodovitz, November 5, 1991: US05063506 (182 worldwide citation)

A cost estimation system estimates the cost of supplying parts to a manufacturing facility. The system comprises a first database for storing cost information for various supply methods including air freight, ocean freight, land freight, warehouse storage, plant storage and material handling costs. ...


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Hatim Yousef Amro, George Kraft IV: Heterogeneous wireless network for traveler information. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph P Lally, J Bruce Schelkopf, September 18, 2001: US06292747 (178 worldwide citation)

A wireless network and an associated communication device are disclosed. The communication device is typically mounted in a first vehicle and includes a location device, such as a global positioning system receiver, suitable for determining the first vehicle's geographic position, a wireless tr ...


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Stuart M W Lindsay, James H Wagner: Treadle drive system with positive engagement clutch. Donald W Meeker, September 19, 1995: US05451070 (176 worldwide citation)

A treadle drive system operates comfortably in a standing or seated position with two toe or heel end pivoting treadles. A flexible drive line (chain, cable, belt, etc.) from each treadle drives a pair of forward biased driving rings (having sprockets, pulleys, belt wheels, etc.) concentrically enci ...


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Charles Eric Hunter, Kelly C Sparks, John H Hebrank: Music distribution systems. World Theatre, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 11, 2003: US06647417 (174 worldwide citation)

Music is blanket transmitted (for example, via satellite downlink transmission) to each customer's computer-based user station. Customers preselect from a list of available music in advance using an interactive screen selector, and pay only for music that they choose to have recorded for unlimi ...



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