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Goble Colin Charles Owen: Electrosurgical hand-held battery-operated instrument. Cyrus Medical, August 19, 1998: EP0858295-A1 (347 worldwide citation)

A cordless electrosurgical instrument has a handpiece (10), and a single treatment electrode (12) projecting from one end of the handpiece (10). Contained within the handpiece (10) are a radio frequency generator, a battery and an electrically conductive shield which surrounds the generator but is i ...


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Randall Dov Liam: Entertainment machine system. Barcrest, August 19, 1998: GB2322217-A (295 worldwide citation)

A games system comprises a plurality of entertainment machines 1 linked to a common display device 21, which may be a set of reels 22 or a selector wheel (17, figure 1), and an award is made available at one or more of the individual machines 1 in dependence on a display attained on the common displ ...


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Duffield Nicholas G, Stiliadis Dimitrios, Lakshman Tirunellai Viswanatha: Fair queuing apparatus with adaptive bandwidth redistribution. Lucent Technologies, August 19, 1998: EP0859492-A2 (122 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for routing packets in a communication network comprises a plurality (100) of per-connection queues (20a--20i), each queue established for receiving packets from a respective source and temporarily storing received packets before routing to a particular destination; a weighted fair-queuing ...


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Hashimoto Ken: Position determination, processing and display. Fujitsu, August 19, 1998: GB2322248-A (104 worldwide citation)

A position information management system in which a portable remote terminal (11) includes a plurality of kinds of positioning means (12,13,23,24,33) for positioning based on a GPS, positioning based on a portable-telephone or PHS base station, positioning based on a radio marker, and independent po ...


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Van Tassel Robert A, Holmes David, Schwartz Robert S, Rydell Mark A: Hemostatic agent delivery device having built-in pressure sensor. Tricardia L L C, August 19, 1998: EP0858776-A2 (102 worldwide citation)

An instrument for achieving rapid homostasis at the conclusion of a catheterization procedure comprising a hemostatic agent injection device for use with a conventional introducer sheath used to gain access to the blood vessel. The injection device includes an elongated tubular member having ejectio ...


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Burk Reinhard O W Dr: Medical device, especially for reducing the intraocular pressure. Heidelberg Engineering Optisch, August 19, 1998: EP0858788-A1 (63 worldwide citation)

The instrument incorporates a probe with a fibre-optics light guide (12) connectable to a laser. The fibre-optics light guide has a surface coating (3) which has at least one outlet (4) in a bent or bendable section, especially at the end of the fibre-optics light guide. The outlet allows laser ligh ...


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Setford Steven John: Detection of analytes using electrochemistry. Univ Cranfield, August 19, 1998: EP0859230-A1 (58 worldwide citation)

The invention described in this document relates to methods and apparatus used to perform diagnostic assays in which the means of detection is based on electrochemical methods. The detection of specific analytes is facilitated by the use of labeled materials that are capable of generating electrical ...


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Nakano Hirotaka: Electronic watermark system. Nippon Electric Co, August 19, 1998: EP0859503-A2 (55 worldwide citation)

An electronic watermark system invisibly embeds watermark information into original image data and the watermarked image data is transferred to a first medium (504, 604). At the same time, the embedded watermark information is transferred to a second medium (505, 605). When a medium questioned is fo ...


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Onitsuka Osame, Ebisawa Akira, Suzuki Mitsunari, Yamamoto Hiroshi, Arai Michio: Organic electroluminescent display device, and method and system for making the same. TDK, August 19, 1998: EP0859539-A2 (47 worldwide citation)

In an organic EL display device, an organic EL multilayer structure is disposed in a gastight space defined between a substrate and a shield member and filled with an inert gas. The organic EL multilayer structure includes organic materials having a Tg of at most 140 DEG C. The shield member is a co ...


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Berstis Viktors: Control mechanism for graphical user interface. Ibm, August 19, 1998: EP0859307-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

As shown a set of actions associated with an object in a user interface of a computer by transformation of the cursor. This is accomplished without entering any special help mode, selection of the object, or any other action by the user other than simple movement of the cursor in the interface. The ...