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Furley Robert John, Stone Robert George, Braeckel Paul Van: A substrate for security documents (eg banknotes) with invisible features having a pattern detectable by computer. Bank Of England, August 2, 2000: GB2346110-A (149 worldwide citation)

A substrate for a security document such as a banknote, has physically formed therein identification features which are invisible to the eye but are repetitive so as to be detectable, after scanning, by computer. The features may be arranged in a 2D matrix and be spaced at regular intervals over the ...


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Mills Aubrey C: Flexible swage assembly. Baker Hughes, August 2, 2000: GB2346165-A (114 worldwide citation)

A swage assembly 10 comprises a support 18 and a cup-shaped swage member 27 which when engaged with one another form a swaging device to reform a deformable junction 33. On completion of reforming the junction a vertical force on the mandrel 11 shears pins 38, disengaging the cup 27 from the support ...


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Berstis Viktors: Multi-user video recording system. Ibm, August 2, 2000: GB2346251-A (77 worldwide citation)

A video recording system is described to facilitate time-shifting of television program viewing for multiple users. Each user is identified by an associated user profile which may contain restrictions on viewing times or program content. A program schedule, including a list of programs to be recorde ...


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Hermann Reto, Huseman Dirk: Method, apparatus, and communication system for exchange of information in pervasive environments. Ibm, August 2, 2000: EP1024626-A1 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, an apparatus, and a communication system for the exchange of information in a networked pervasive environment. Therewith an authenticated and secure session can be achieved. Therefor are used a first device and at least a remote second device. A unidirectiona ...


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Chae Yun Sook, Zen Rinsho, Kang Sang Bom, Ri Soin, Ryu Keikan: Reaction chamber gas flowing method and shower head used therefor. Samsung Electronics, August 2, 2000: JP2000-212752 (60 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a reaction chamber gas flowing method simultaneously solving the problems of the increase of contaminated particles and the drop of a vapor deposition rate and to provide a shower head used therefor. SOLUTION: So as to prevent the mutual mixing of 1st reaction gas B ...


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Takayama Masayuki, Ushiyama Yoshito: Tape printer. Seiko Epson, August 2, 2000: JP2000-211193 (55 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a tape printer without fault such as jamming or the like at a printing tape even when a force in a width direction is applied to the tape sandwiched between a platen and a print head. SOLUTION: In the tape printer comprising a printing tape T and an ink ribbon R of a ...


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Yamamoto Yuji, Abe Yuzo: Digital broadcast receiver and display. Sanyo Electric Co, August 2, 2000: EP1024672-A1 (54 worldwide citation)

A digital broadcast receiver and a display apparatus capable of reception in accordance with a plurality of broadcasting methods including a stereoscopic broadcasting method are obtained. A frame memory (3) in a digital broadcast receiver (100) stores pixel data output from a decode circuit (2). Det ...


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Yoshida Kazuhiro, Moriwaki Nobushige, Kubota Yasuhiko: Ceramic electronic part. Murata Manufacturing Co, August 2, 2000: EP1024507-A1 (52 worldwide citation)

A ceramic electronic part wherein widths (W1) of portions of external terminals (5a, 5b) that are joined to end surfaces of a ceramic electronic part element (4) are made equal to or less than widths (W2) of internal electrodes (2) disposed in the ceramic electronic part element (4). The joining por ...


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Ishide Takashi, Nayama Risuke, Nagura Yasumi, Hashimoto Yoshio, Okimura Koji: Laser beam machine with plural beams. Mitsubishi Heavy, August 2, 2000: JP2000-210785 (52 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make a laser beam machine having high functions such as the cutting and the welding of a thick plate, etc., by providing a variable focus lens making a part of laser beam a focus position different from other parts along an optical axis so that the variable focus lens is adj ...


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Chen Francine R, Schuetze Hinrich, Gargi Ullas, Pitkow James E, Pirolli Peter L, Chi Ed H, Li Jun, Niles Leslie T: Multi-modal information access. Xerox, August 2, 2000: EP1024437-A2 (51 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for quant ...