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Gold Stephen, Bathie Jon, King Peter, Crighton Ian Peter: Backup and restore system for a computer network. Hewlett Packard Co, March 3, 1999: EP0899662-A1 (657 worldwide citation)

In a computer network environment (200), multiple clients (210) and multiple servers (230) are connected via a local area network (LAN) (220) to a backup file server (240). Each client (210) and each server is provided with backup agent software (215), which schedules backup operations on the basis ...


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Deline Jonathan E, Lynam Niall R, Veldman Roger L: Modular rearview mirror assembly. Donnelly, March 3, 1999: EP0899157-A1 (149 worldwide citation)

A modular rearview mirror assembly (300) for vehicles incorporates one or more integrated subassembly modules or carrier members (310) to which are connected separate electrical components such as lamps (130), reflectors (314,316), switches (408), plug receptacles and the like to simplify mirror ass ...


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Levaughn Richard W, Sonnenburg Roger D, Taylor William C: Blood sampling device with lancet damping system. Bayer, March 3, 1999: EP0898936-A2 (121 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device is provided with a housing, a lancet assembly, a lancet holder disposed in the housing for supporting the lancet assembly, the lancet holder being movable in a lancing direction between a cocked position and a puncture position, a drive spring for forcing the lancet holder fr ...


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Donnelly Martin, Lohbeck Wilhelmus Christianus, Stewart Robert Bruce: Method for installing a scrolled resilient sheet alongside the inner surface of a fluid conduit. Shell Int Research, March 3, 1999: EP0899420-A1 (110 worldwide citation)

A scrolled resilient sheet (3) is installed against the inner surface (4) of a fluid conduit (1) using a carrier tool (5) from which a resilient sheet having an average thickness more than 2 mm and an elastic or pseudoelastic recoverable strain of at least 0.6% is released so that the sheet expands ...


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Grieshaber Hans R, Stegmann Robert Prof M D: Apparatus to improve the outflow of the aqueous humor of an eye. Grieshaber & Co, March 3, 1999: EP0898947-A2 (93 worldwide citation)

The support element (35) is for holding an expanded lumen of Schlemm's canal in a permanently expanded position, after Schlemm's canal is exposed in at least one place and expanded by an injected medium, such as hydrophilic liquid. The injection apparatus comprises a support element comprising an el ...


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Whitt Ward: Method and apparatus for predicting queuing delays. At & T, March 3, 1999: EP0899673-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for predicting wait times for queuing customers. Upon arrival of a new customer to the queue (110), or at any other desired time, a system classifies each customer in service according to one or more attributes. The system generates a probability distribution of the remaining se ...


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Agarwal Vishvaroop, Bustamante Carlos, Kammerer Gene W, Hill Donald G: Prosthetic device for the repair of a hernia. Ethicon, March 3, 1999: EP0898944-A2 (66 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis device to repair a hernia, the device comprising a canal insert made of sheet material for extending through said hernia, and being characterized in that the canal is attached at one end to a collar and at the other end a base that is to be on the inside of the hernial cavity. The base ...


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Mori Hideo, Tatsumi Eisaku, Matsubayashi Kazuhiro, Takahashi Masanori, Kanda Toshiyuki: Color display apparatus. Canon, March 3, 1999: EP0899604-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

A color display apparatus, such as a color liquid crystal display apparatus, is composed of a multiplicity of sub-pixels (6R,6G,6B) each designed for displaying one of a plurality (k) of mutually different mono-colors and arranged in rows and columns so as to form pixels each with a plurality of mut ...


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Balachandran Krishna, Kadaba Srinivas R, Nanda Sanjiv, Ejzak Richard Paul: System and method for measuring channel quality information. Lucent Technologies, March 3, 1999: EP0899906-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

In a system and method to measure channel quality in terms of signal to noise ratio for the transmission of coded signals over fading channels, a Viterbi decoder metric for the Maximum Likelihood path is used as a channel quality measure. This Euclidean distance metric is filtered in order to smooth ...


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Ristolainen Kimmo Juhani, Nenye Ari Mauri: Measuring sensor for characteristics of a living tissue. Instrumentarium Oy, March 3, 1999: EP0898933-A2 (52 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a measuring sensor (10), comprising: detector legs (1, 2 movable to varying distances (H1...H2) from each other; detector elements (11) and possible emission elements (12) in the detector legs; pivoting means, the detector legs being tiltable (M) relative to each other aroun ...