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Schofield Kenneth, Larson Mark: Automatic rearview mirror and vehicle interior monitoring system using a photosensor array. Donnelly, August 13, 1997: EP0788947-A1 (138 worldwide citation)

A compartment image data storage system for an automotive vehicle. Photosensor array means (32) are provided for sensing light levels in at least a portion of a vehicle compartment and generating photosensor array signals. Furthermore, determining means (46) coupled to the photosensor array means (3 ...


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Bullock Michael L, Childers Winthrop D, Hirst Mark B, Stephens Ronald D Jr, Gil Miquel Antoni: Replaceable part with integral memory for usage, calibration and other data. Hewlett Packard Co, August 13, 1997: EP0789322-A2 (114 worldwide citation)

A printer/copier apparatus is adapted to receive a replacement ink cartridge (60) that is employed during the printing/copying operation. The apparatus includes a receptacle (66) with a first connector (70) that is coupled to a processor (86) which controls operation of the apparatus. The cartridge ...


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Whitecar John Elliott, Hirschenberger Frank Michael, Harris Richard Bruce: Distortion-free switching signal mixer. Ford Motor, August 13, 1997: EP0789449-A2 (110 worldwide citation)

An AM-modulated carrier signal is converted to a lower carrier frequency through mixing with a square wave local oscillator signal. A field-effect transistor (11) chops the modulated signal according to the square wave signal so that a chopped or sampled version of the modulated signal is created wi ...


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Suwa Mitsuhito, Kajita Toru, Iwanaga Shin Ichiro, Ota Toshiyuki: Radiation-sensitive resin composition. Japan Synthetic Rubber, August 13, 1997: EP0789278-A2 (86 worldwide citation)

A radiation-sensitive resin composition including (A) a resin containing an alicyclic skeleton in its backbone, and (B) a radiation-sensitive acid-generating agent, is provided. This composition is excellent in transparency with respect to radiation and dry etching resistance, and can give a photore ...


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Takagi Masamitsu, Yoshida Yasushi, Fujita Masaaki, Naito Eiichiro: Television receiver, recording and reproduction device, data recording method, and data reproducing method. Matsushita Electric, August 13, 1997: EP0789488-A2 (69 worldwide citation)

A television receiver comprises a tuner for receiving a television video signal; data storage means including a data storage unit for storing the video signal received by the tuner, for its storage capacity, a writing pointer for time-sequentially writing the video signal into the data storage unit, ...


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Froehlich James P, Mitchell Joseph N, Jones Stephen M: Control for cpap apparatus. Devilbiss Health Care, August 13, 1997: EP0788805-A2 (67 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a standby control for automatically operating an air blower in CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a ...


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Lauw Boen Tjin, Wong Yuen Poh, Simmel George M: Anti-wicking system for electrical connectors. Molex, August 13, 1997: EP0789422-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

An anti-wicking system is provided in an electrical connector (10) adapted for mounting on a printed circuit board having solderable circuit traces thereon. The connector includes a housing (12) having a plurality of terminal-receiving passages (22). A plurality of terminals (34) are inserted into t ...


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Hortensius Peter Dirk, Lumelsky Leon, Narasimhan Anand: Gateway having connection to voice and data networks. Ibm, August 13, 1997: EP0789470-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

A gateway 150 enables point to multipoint connectivity from voice, data, or SVD clients over voice and data networks. The gateway connects one or more known voice networks 115 (e.g. telephone networks) and one or more data networks 110 (e.g. LANs, WANs, and internet) so that clients on either networ ...


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Gasper John, Schildkraut Jay Stuart: Copy restrictive system. Eastman Kodak Co, August 13, 1997: EP0789480-A2 (57 worldwide citation)

A system for restricting the copying of a document comprising: means for embedding one or more microdots into a document; and detecting means for detecting the presence of one or more microdots in said document; and controlling means responsive to said detecting means for inhibiting a copy machine f ...


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Sano Kenji, Urano Taeko I, Nishizawa Hideyuki, Saito Mitsunaga, Todori Kenji: Method of reading pattern and optical signal reader. Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co, August 13, 1997: EP0789316-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of reading a pattern comprising steps of heating or irradiating with infrared light a substrate (1) on which a transparent pattern (2) is formed, the pattern (2) containing a material capable of absorbing infrared light of specific wavelength such as polyacrylonitrile, and dete ...