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Rowley David John: Updating mechanism for software. Int Computers, May 13, 1998: EP0841615-A2 (195 worldwide citation)

A computer has a memory storing a number of software applications, and a registration file, indicating which application versions are currently installed in the memory. A software update mechanism in the computer accesses a remote file server to obtain a release file containing a list of software ap ...


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Johnson Mark R, Cline Terry B: Acquisition and operation of remotely loaded software using applet modification of browser software. Sun Microsystems, May 13, 1998: EP0841616-A2 (168 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and software for installing and operating selected software applications on a client computer that is in communication with a server computer on a computer network is described. In one aspect, a method for installing and operating a selected software application on a client compute ...


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Civanlar Seyhan, Coffield Don Richard, Leighton William J Iii, Mansell James J, Saksena Vikram R: Wan-based voice gateway. At & T, May 13, 1998: EP0841831-A2 (105 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus is provided for establishing a communication session between first and second terminals in communication over a plurality of networks that employ differing transmission standards. The plurality of networks are selected from among a circuit switched ne ...


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Zuniga Steven M, Manoocher Birang, Chen Hung, Ko Sen Hou: A carrier head with a flexible membrane for a chemical mechanical polishing system. Applied Materials, May 13, 1998: EP0841123-A1 (99 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a carrier head for a chemical mechanical polishing apparatus (20). The carrier head (100) includes a housing (102), a base (104), a loading mechanism (108), a gimbal mechanism (106), and a substrate backing assembly (112). The substrate backing assembly includes a support s ...


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Rikkinen Kari, Rinne Mikko J, Ahmavaara Kalle, Rinne Mika: Method for radio resource control. Nokia Mobile Phones, May 13, 1998: EP0841763-A1 (85 worldwide citation)

In order to control the use of physical radio resources, the physical radio resources are divided into chronologically consecutive frames (14), so that a frame contains slots (16, 17, 18) of various sizes, which slots represent a given share of the physical radio resources contained in the frame and ...


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Ejiri Masakazu, Kamejima Kohji, Hamada Tomoyuki, Sakamoto Takae, Kimura Yotaro: Vehicle driving support system and vehicle therewith. Hitachi, May 13, 1998: EP0841648-A2 (63 worldwide citation)

A vehicle driving support system generating driving reference information by detecting the environmental condition around a vehicle, wherein the vehicle driving support system has an information processor (110, 117) which generates driving reference information suitable for the running condition of ...


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Ishida Katsuhiro, Wakayama Hiroyuki, Kuriyama Hirohito, Yamamoto Akira, Kojima Ayahito, Tajima Masaya, Kariya Kyoji: Controlling power consumption of a display unit. Fujitsu, May 13, 1998: EP0841652-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

In a plasma display apparatus with power consumption control, a control method is provided that eliminates unnaturalness of images during power control and that holds power consumption to within a target value regardless of the type of image pattern displayed. Differences between power consumption P ...


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Ludwig Lester F, Lauwers Chris J, Lantz Keith A, Burnett Gerald J, Burns Emmett R: Teleconferencing system having a multimedia mail and conference record facility. Vicor, May 13, 1998: GB2319137-A (44 worldwide citation)

A teleconferencing system that integrates separate real-time and asynchronous networks the former for real-time audio and video, and the latter for control signals and textual, graphical and other data - in a manner which closely approximates the experience of face-to-face collaboration. The system ...


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Yagi Takayuki, Kobayashi Junichi, Kawasumi Yasushi, Momma Genzo, Makino Kenji, Fujita Kei, Matsuno Yasushi, Hayakawa Yukihiro, Takizawa Masahiro: Method of producing a through-hole and the use of said method to produce a silicon substrate having a through-hole or a device using such a substrate, method of producing an ink jet print head and use of said method for producing an ink jet print head. Canon, May 13, 1998: EP0841167-A2 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of producing a through-hole, a substrate used to produce a through-hole, a substrate having a through-hole, and a device using such a through-hole or a substrate having such a through-hole, which are characterized in that: a through-hole can be produced only by etchin ...


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Luo Tie: Method for sending a secure message in a telecommunications system. Nokia Mobile Phones, May 13, 1998: EP0841770-A2 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for sending a secure message in a telecommunications system using public encryption keys. A sending transceiver encrypts the message c using the sender's own public encryption key Ex to generate Ex(c), and, transmits the encrypted message Ex(c) to a receiving transceiver. The receiving tran ...