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Simon Mark Raymond, Luebke Charles John: Keyless motor vehicle entry and ignition system. Eaton, October 14, 1998: EP0870889-A2 (21 worldwide citation)

A keyless control system is disclosed which may be employed to gain entry to a motor vehicle and start an engine. When using this system, a user activates a remote control by selecting a function for the motor vehicle to perform. In response, a challenge number is exchanged and used in an encryption ...


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Vonk Bernardus F M, Van Oort Geeske, Van Der Veen Johannes S: Pacemaker system with improved evoked response and repolarization signal detection. Vitatron Medical, October 14, 1998: EP0870516-A2 (21 worldwide citation)

There is provided a pacemaker system with capture verification and threshold testing, in which the pacemaker adjusts the post-stim pulse portion of a triphasic pulse to minimize polarization, and waits after each change in delivered pace pulses for a stabilization interval, in order to enhance captu ...


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Parl Steen A, Bussgang Julian, Weitzen Jay, Zagami James M: Position location system and method. Signatron Technology, October 14, 1998: EP0870203-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A position location system includes multiple base stations spaced over a region. A portable unit within the region transmits a locating signal which is received by the base stations. The base stations report amplitude, phase and time data related to the locating signal to a control station. The cont ...


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Boon Choong Seng: Image predictive coding and decoding method and apparatus. Matsushita Electric, October 14, 1998: EP0871336-A2 (19 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an image predictive decoding method in which image data obtained by compressively coding a variable-size image using a prescribed method is input, a prediction image is generated using, as a reference image, at least one reproduced image which has been reproduced before an image being a ...


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Brown Stuart H, Brookhart Todd: Hydraulic system using an improved antiwear hydraulic fluid. Chevron Chem Co, October 14, 1998: EP0870820-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

A hydraulic system containing a piston-type pump having wear surfaces containing copper or a copper alloy, and, optionally, a vane-type pump having wear surfaces containing steel, uses an antiwear hydraulic fluid having an oil of lubricating viscosity and minor amounts of zinc dithiophosphate and a ...


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Tada Hiroaki, Shimoda Koji, Ito Toshiya, Hattori Akihiko: Photocatalyst and process for the preparation thereof. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ngs Techno Research, October 14, 1998: EP0870530-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

Fluorine contained within a photocatalyst layer containing titanium oxide and other metallic oxide semiconductors increases the metallic oxide @ s photocatalytic activity. The described photocatalyst may be in the form of either film, flake, particulate, or fiber. In addition, it can be used for coa ...


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Bryant Andrew M, Miller Nicholas C, Hodson Peter D: Aerosol valves. Minnesota Mining & Mfg, October 14, 1998: EP0870699-A2 (19 worldwide citation)

A metered dose dispensing valve for dispensing metered volumes of a pressurised aerosol formulation, the valve comprising a cylindrical passage or chamber (656) and a valve stem (662) movable relative to said passage or chamber (656) such that in at least some of its possible positions the valve ste ...


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Yamazaki Ritsuko, Fukuda Reiko, Umemoto Isao, Kaneda Manabu, Komori Yasuhiro: Skin cleansing sheet. Kao, October 14, 1998: EP0870496-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a skin cleansing sheet obtained by impregnating (c) a sheet with an aqueous composition containing (a) 1-50 wt.% of a nonionic surfactant having an HLB of 10-16 and (b) 1-30 wt.% of a polyhydric alcohol or glycol ether. The cleansing sheet has high detergency and detergent s ...


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Jasys Vytautus John, Volkmann Robert Alfred: Fluoro-substituted adamantane derivatives. Pfizer, October 14, 1998: EP0870757-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to fluoro-substituted adamantane derivatives of the formula and to pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R, R, R, and R are as defined herein. The invention also relates to methods of treating neurological disorders, such as memory loss and Parkinson's disease, and ...


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Rigg Richard Tyson, Flynn Madeline Demayo, Hendry Jason Oliver: A method for customizing dermatological foundation products. Unilever, Unilever, October 14, 1998: EP0871022-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

Customising a skin foundation product to a customer at a location remote from a central monitoring location in which the product is prepared comprises: (a) obtaining a reading of a customer's skin colouration and generating signal conveying information by applying a device for measuring colouration ...