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Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Electrical hair-care appliance. Wik Far East, June 12, 2002: EP1212959-A2

The switch assembly has an electric microswitch actuated by movable operating button. The switching assembly (3) of the hair drier (1) has a spring, and the operating button is movable against the spring force. A setting part is actuated by the operating button, for actuating the microswitch in an a ...


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Kuk Keon, Maeng Doo Jin, Oh Yong Soo: Bubble-jet type ink-jet printhead. Samsung Electronics, June 12, 2002: EP1213146-A1 (103 worldwide citation)

A bubble-jet type ink-jet printhead is provided. The bubble-jet type ink-jet printhead includes a substrate 100, a nozzle plate 101, a wall 102, and a heater 103. The heater 103 is interposed between the substrate 100 and the nozzle plate 101 to divide an ink chamber filled with ink into a main ink ...


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Nilsson Mats: An apparatus and a method for improving teatcup attachment, by using illuminating and image capturing means. Delaval Holding, June 12, 2002: EP1211928-A1 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for improving attachment of animal related means, such as a teatcup (5) onto a teat of an animal to be milked. Especially when a teat (7) is inclined, it may be difficult to find the right position before attachment of the teatcup (5). The a ...


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Koike Kengo, Okada Kei: Dc-to-DC converter. Sanken Electric, June 12, 2002: EP1213823-A2 (71 worldwide citation)

A load-sensing d.c.-to-d.c. converter has a transformer (2) with a primary winding (15) connected between a pair of d.c. input terminals (1a and 1b) via an on-off switch (3), and a secondary winding (16) connected between a pair of d.c. output terminals (20a and 20b) via a rectifying and smoothing c ...


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Ellis Michael D, Thomas William L, Lemmons Thomas R: Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household. United Video Properties, June 12, 2002: EP1213919-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system based on multiple user television equipment devices in a single household is provided. The system provides a user with an opportunity to adjust program guide settings with a given one of the interactive television program guides. The system co-ordinates ...


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Thomas William L, Lu Daozheng: Audience measurement system. Nielsen Media Res, Thomas William L, Lu Daozheng, June 12, 2002: EP1213860-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

An audience measurement system (10) collects data representative of tuned programs rather than of tuned channels, and includes (i) a household metering apparatus (14) which records ancillary codes or extracts program signatures from the programs if no ancillary codes are found therein, (ii) a refere ...


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Chang Li Fung, Luo Hui, Qiu Xiaoxin: On demand multicast messaging system. At & T, June 12, 2002: EP1213874-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

An on-demand message system includes a profile proxy server and a plurality of message servers coupled to a wireless network for sending messages to mobile users under conditions specified by the users and sellers. Users provide profile information specifying categories and conditions for which they ...


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Nakanishi Tetsuo: Polyhydric alcohol-modified silicone and cosmetic material containing same. Shinetsu Chemical Co, June 12, 2002: EP1213316-A2 (39 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a novel polyhydric alcohol-modified silicone, and to cosmetic products containing the same. When the polyhydric alcohol-modified silicone was used as an oil base, the cosmetic containing it had excellent adhesion to the skin without being sticky and had a clean feel, and wh ...


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Duerig Thomas, Mathis Mark L, Pelton Alan Roy, Stoeckel Dieter: An intravascular device with improved radiopacity. Cordis, June 12, 2002: EP1212991-A2 (39 worldwide citation)

A stent having marker tabs formed from a micro-alloyed combination of materials provides for more precise placement and post-procedural visualization in a vessel, by increasing the radiopacity of the stent under X-ray fluoroscopy. A unique micro-alloying process is utilized to form the tabs, compris ...


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Villalobos Joaquin, Toyos Ivan: An improved delivery apparatus for a self expanding retractable stent. Cordis, June 12, 2002: EP1212989-A2 (39 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention there is provided a delivery apparatus for a self-expanding stent. The apparatus includes an outer sheath made from an elongated tubular member having distal and proximal ends, and an inner shaft located coaxially within the outer sheath. The shaft has a dist ...