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Henry Von Kohorn: System for merchandising and the evaluation of responses to broadcast transmissions. Henry Von Kohorn, Perman & Green, October 24, 1989: US04876592 (442 worldwide citation)


A system and method for evaluating responses to broadcast programs, such as television programs, for the selling of merchandise includes a modifiable instructional signal modulated onto a voice signal transmitted concurrently with a television program, or time-multiplexed with a television transmiss ...


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Amr M Mohsen, Esmat Z Hamdy, John L McCollum: Method of making programmable low impedance interconnect diode element. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, October 24, 1989: US04876220 (383 worldwide citation)


A programmable low impedance interconnect diode element is disclosed having a lower electrode formed of a semiconductor material of a first conductivity type covered by an insulating dielectric layer which may be in a preferred embodiment comprised of an initial layer of silicon dioxide, a second la ...


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Clarke B Lloyd: System and method for implementing and administering a mortgage plan. Bernard L Kleinke, Jerry R Potts, William P Waters, October 24, 1989: US04876648 (268 worldwide citation)


A computerized mortgage implementing system includes a central service computer, which helps establish and maintain mortgage plans based upon mortgages at least partially collateralized by investment vehicles. Both a plurality of groups of investment vehicle information and mortgage information are ...


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Stuart J Best, Reginald A Willard: Signal identification. Thorn Emi, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, October 24, 1989: US04876617 (260 worldwide citation)


Equipment for labelling audio signals with identification information has an encoder which inserts the binary information into two very narrow notches of center frequencies 2883 and 3417 Hz, between semi-tones in the tonic scale to minimize music breakthrough into the decoding circuits, and to ensur ...


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David A Kiewit: Method and apparatus for determining channel reception of a receiver. A C Nielsen Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, October 24, 1989: US04876736 (244 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus are provided for determining the channel of a plurality of predetermined channels to which a remotely controlled receiver is tuned. A first transmitter device includes a keyboard for receiving viewer entered selections and transmits infrared or ultrasonic control signals for e ...


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James A Storer: Stem for dynamically compressing and decompressing electronic data. Data Compression Corporation, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, October 24, 1989: US04876541 (207 worldwide citation)


A data compression system for encoding and decoding textual data, including an encoder for encoding the data and for a decoder for decoding the encoded data. Both encoder and decoder have dictionaries for storing frequently-appearing strings of characters. Each string is identified by a unique point ...


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Harry H Chen: Portable compression grid & needle holder. McAulay Fisher Nissen & Goldberg, October 24, 1989: US04875478 (183 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus for locating breast lesions in three dimensions and placing the tip of a biopsy needle in the lesion includes a compression apparatus having radiopaque grids on top and bottom compression plates. Two rotated x-ray views are taken, one on either side of the vertical, such that ...


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Kirsten L Messner, Robert M Abrahms, Ray R Beitelia: Extendable guidewire. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, October 24, 1989: US04875489 (153 worldwide citation)


An extendable guidewire for introducing a dilatation catheter into the cardiovascular system. The guidewire has main and auxiliary sections with a connector which permits the two sections to be joined together and separated simply by pushing the two sections together and pulling them apart. One of t ...


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Uri Rapoport, Richard Panosh: Instrument and method for non-invasive in vivo testing for body fluid constituents. Advanced Techtronics, Jerry A Schulman, Ronald A Sandler, October 24, 1989: US04875486 (153 worldwide citation)


There is disclosed herein a nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus for testing body fluids for a constituent, for example, blood for glucose. The apparatus includes a principal magnet, a magnetizable coil, and a circuit for energizing the coil for energizing and realigning molecules and detecting chan ...



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