Claypole Alan, Hulse Mark: Amusement machine with trails. Mazooma Games, February 14, 2001: GB2353128-A (119 worldwide citation)

An amusement machine 300 has a reel display 346, a plurality of trails 348, 350, 352 along which a player can progress dependant upon points awarded via symbols 360 in the reel display, and a plurality of trail contribution lines 340, 342, 344 in the reel display, each contribution line contributing ...

Nagao Mitsuyoshi: Vehicle mirror device. Murakami, February 14, 2001: EP1075986-A1 (101 worldwide citation)

An inner mirror device (1) for a vehicle has a GPS antenna (5) and a GPS receiver (6) placed inside the inner mirror. Information such as latitude, longitude, altitude, direction and travelling speed, date and time received by the GPS receiver (6) is indicated on a display (11) placed in the inner m ...

Wright Eron, Willick Barry, Willick Wendell: Method, apparatus and program for the central storage of standardized image data. Point2 Internet Systems, February 14, 2001: EP1076302-A1 (98 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed whereby a user can upload image data into a central image database on a central server computer, using the processing power of a remote terminal computer to re-sample and resize each image according to a set of predetermined image parameters for storage in the central database. ...

Sulamanidze Marlen Andreevich, Mikhailov Georgy Marlenovich: Surgical thread for plastic surgery operations. Sulamanidze Marlen Andreevich, Mikhailov Georgy Marlenovich, February 14, 2001: EP1075843-A1 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical thread (1) for plastic surgery operations, wherein said thread includes inclined protrusions which are arranged sequentially along the length of the thread and which are oriented in a direction opposite to that of the thread tension. The protrusions (2) ar ...

Connelly David, Li Zhenghua: Method for on-demand network application download and execution. Sun Microsystems, February 14, 2001: EP1076290-A2 (57 worldwide citation)

Methods for executing an applet (310) is disclosed. A virtual machine (312) that includes a class loader (314) generates a file download request in the form of an http request to a particular server computer (304) that contains appropriate applet component files. The class loader (314) queries a roo ...

Osawa Masabobu, Kato Osamu: Electrodeionization apparatus and pure water producing apparatus. Kurita Water, February 14, 2001: EP1075868-A2 (36 worldwide citation)

The electrodeionization apparatus improves the removal rate of weakly - ionized species including silica and boron, and which species including slica and boron, and is useful for a primary pure water system and a reclaim system. The apparatus for producing purified water produces the product water o ...

Quinn William F, Kalapodis James B: Pressure and temperature responsive switch assembly. Therm O Disc, February 14, 2001: EP1076350-A2 (35 worldwide citation)

A switch having closed and open positions moves from one position to the other in response to either an elevated temperature or an excessive pressure. A switch member of bimetal material or shape memory alloy operates in response to an elevated temperature, and a foil diaphragm that cooperates with ...

Basey Carol D, Blank Greg S: Protein purification by ion exchange chromatography. Genentech, February 14, 2001: EP1075488-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for purifying a polypeptide by ion exchange chromatography is described which involves changing the conductivity and/or pH of buffers in order to resolve a polypeptide of interest from one or more contaminants.

Pearson Siani Lynne: Computer platforms and their methods of operation. Hewlett Packard Co, February 14, 2001: EP1076279-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

A computer platform (100) uses a tamper-proof component (120), or "trusted module", of a computer platform in conjunction with software, preferably running within the tamper-proof component, that controls the uploading and usage of data on the platform as a generic dongle for that platform. Licensin ...

Hung Liang Sun, Madathil Joseph Kuru: A surface-emitting organic light-emitting diode. Eastman Kodak Co, February 14, 2001: EP1076368-A2 (27 worldwide citation)

An transparent cathode includes an electron injector, a metal layer over the injector, and transparent layer deposited over the metal layer and having a refractive index equal to or greater than 1.2.