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Hirokazu Ogaki, Yuichi Yasutomo, Yoshibumi Kato, Tatsuo Kato, Takamitsu Suzuki: Automatic vending system. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Parkhurst & Oliff, June 30, 1987: US04677565 (254 worldwide citation)

A vending system for automatic sale of articles selected by a customer, comprising a display for displaying groups of vending information in respective steps of a vending procedure that are executed to select one of the articles. The vending system comprises an advancing key and a returning key whic ...


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Hirokazu Ogaki, Yoshibumi Kato, Satoshi Furukawa: Software vending system. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Parkhurst & Oliff, March 31, 1987: US04654799 (225 worldwide citation)

A software vending system comprising a host system including a first memory for storing a plurality of first software programs and a plurality of peripheral vending instruments operatively connected to the host system for interactive data communication, each peripheral vending instrument including a ...


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Hirokazu Ogaki, Yasuhiro Funahashi, Hiroshi Koie, Tomoko Kurachi: Software vending system. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Browdy and Neimark, June 16, 1987: US04674055 (213 worldwide citation)

A software vending system comprising a host system including primary memory means for storing a plurality of different software programs, and a plurality of peripheral vending instruments each operatively connected to the host system for interactive data communication therebetween. Each of the perip ...


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Mitsuo Yamane, Takashi Kawaguchi, Shigeru Kagayama, Shunichi Higashiyama, Keiko Suzuki, Jun Sakai, Mikio Imaeda, Kouji Inaishi: Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional article. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, October 22, 1991: US05059266 (202 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for forming a three-dimensional article with photosetting or thermosetting material on the basis of a three-dimensional information on the article by means of an ink jet method. The material is jetted from at least one ink jet head to a stage and laminated thereon. The lami ...


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Takayoshi Urano: Automatically up-dated apparatus for generating music. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, October 12, 1993: US05252775 (152 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an improved music-generating system for efficiently supplying newly available music data to a plurality of music-generating terminal units. The music-generating system includes a host unit and a plurality of music-generating terminal units, and works basically as follows. The ...


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Masashi Ueda, Ryohei Komiya: Multi-window display control system. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, March 30, 1999: US05889517 (150 worldwide citation)

A multi-window display control system includes a display area setting device for setting a first display area in the display area on a physical screen and setting a second display area in another area, different than the first display area. A display controller controls display of an active window o ...


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Hideo Ueno: IC memory cartridge and a method for providing external IC memory cartridges to an electronic device extending end-to-end. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, December 25, 1990: US04980856 (138 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a plurality of external IC (Integrated Circuit) cartridges to an electronic device having a CPU (Central Processing Unit) is disclosed. The IC cartridge includes first and second connectors. The first is connected to the electronic device and the second is connected to another ...


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Yoshikazu Takahashi, Masahiko Suzuki, Makoto Takeuchi, Masaaki Deguchi: Longitudinal-effect type laminar piezoelectric/electrostrictive driver, and printing actuator using the driver. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, June 30, 1992: US05126618 (134 worldwide citation)

A laminar longitudinal-effect type piezoelectric or electrostrictive driver which is displaced upon application of an electric field thereto. The driver includes laminar electro-mechanical converting elements each undergoes a displacement in a direction of the electric field due to the longitudinal ...


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Ichiro Sasaki: Printing system wherein one of printer drivers through which print data is sent from a data processor to a printer is selected based on interpreters available on the printer. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, July 13, 1993: US05228118 (133 worldwide citation)

A printing system including a printer having at least one interpreter for interpreting print data for performing a printing operation, and a data processor connected to the printing device and having a plurality of printer drivers through which the print data are sent to the printer device. The data ...


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Yasuhiro Funahashi, Kazunori Ikami, Osamu Nishimura, Yuji Kiyohara, Yoshihiko Hibino, Yuichi Yasutomo: Data transmission system for distributing video and music data. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Xing, Oliff & Berridge, June 30, 1998: US05774672 (132 worldwide citation)

In the karaoke system 1, a center 3 is connected to a plurality of karaoke terminals 5 by a coaxial cable 7. The center 3 divides the karaoke song data stored in the memory device 13 over several channels and transmits all the karaoke song data within a fixed time period in succession to the karaoke ...