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Noboru Hattori: Personal liquid crystal image display. Seiko Epson, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, January 13, 1987: US04636866 (136 worldwide citation)

A personal liquid crystal image display includes a housing to be worn on a user's head, a light-transmission-type liquid crystal display panel for displaying video signals and a lens positioned between the display panel and a user's eye to enlarge the image. The housing may include earphones. The di ...


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Hiroshi Wada, Shinji Wada, Chiyoaki Iijima: Liquid crystal display device. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan, March 20, 1990: US04909606 (135 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device and method of fabrication thereof includes a first twisted nematic liquid crystal cell and an optically anisotropic material sandwiched between two polarizers. A second twisted nematic liquid crystal cell or polymer film serves as the optically anisotropic material. T ...


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Yoshikazu Kawamura: Ink jet recording apparatus. Epson Corporation, Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, March 18, 1986: US04577203 (133 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording apparatus for projecting ink onto a recording medium. The apparatus includes an ink jet head adapted to receive ink having an ejection nozzle for ejecting ink towards said recording medium. An ink tank means stores ink and supplies the stored ink to the ink jet head. A switching ...


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Gianni Leoni: Steerable guidewire. Meadox Surgimed, Blum Kaplan, September 19, 1989: US04867173 (123 worldwide citation)

A small diameter steerable guidewire with uniform flexibility in its distal region particularly well suited for PTCA use is provided. The guidewire has a diameter of less than 0.50 mm and is formed from an elongated substantially cylindrical main core wire with a distal cylindrical region of reduced ...


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Koichi Oguchi, Minoru Hosokawa, Satoru Yazawa, Mitsuo Nagata: Liquid crystal display device having diffusely reflective picture electrode and pleochroic dye. Seiko Epson Kabushiki Kaisha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, March 10, 1987: US04648691 (118 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device wherein display elements are arranged in a matrix display on a substrate and the display is driven in response to external display signals is provided. The display device includes a thin film layer having a rugged diffusing surface and an opposed transparent electrode ...


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Takao Mogami, Hiroshi Kawashima: Photochromic coating composition and photochromic synthetic resin ophthalmic lens. Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, December 3, 1985: US04556605 (116 worldwide citation)

Photochromic coating compositions for synthetic resin ophthalmic lenses to impart photochromic properties to the lenses are provided. The photochromic coating composition includes an organic silicon compound to impart a surface hard coating and a photochromic material dispersed in the hard coat to i ...


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Shinji Morozumi: Liquid crystal display device having color filter triads. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, July 15, 1986: US04600274 (116 worldwide citation)

A multi-color liquid crystal display includes liquid crystal micro-shutters which open and close color filters arranged as dots in a mosaic or stripe pattern. Fine and clear color image display and color graphic display are realized in the device wherein the filters are within the LCD panel, being f ...


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Kenji Sakamoto, Nobuo Ishikawa, Motomu Hayakawa: Charging apparatus for an electronic device. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan, October 10, 1989: US04873677 (113 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for charging a power storage device provided within an electronic device. A power source provides direct current which is alternated in direction through a pair of primary coils for inducing alternating current in a secondary coil of the electronic device. The pair of primary coils are ...


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Shizuo Saito: Fluid tank and device for detecting remaining fluid. Epson Corporation, Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan, December 20, 1983: US04422084 (112 worldwide citation)

A vessel for storing fluid and a device for detecting remaining fluid in the vessel is provided. The vessel is maintained at a pressure less than atmospheric, but in a range not sufficient to overcome the surface tension of fluid remaining in a nozzle. This prevents fluid from escaping out from the ...


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Martin J Slavin: Differential hearing aid with programmable frequency response. In Tech Systems, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, November 11, 1986: US04622440 (110 worldwide citation)

A differential input hearing aid with a programmable frequency response provides the hard of hearing with the capability to listen to individual conversations in the midst of high ambient background noise, and to have the frequency response of the hearing aid tailored to the individual user by progr ...