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Herrmann Ingo F Prof Dr: Disposable endoscope sheath. Herrmann Ingo F Prof Dr, February 19, 2003: EP1284120-A1 (378 worldwide citation)

Disposable casing for coupling an endoscope (17) to a tool (19) for a single use comprises at least one endoscope channel (21) receiving the endoscope. Independent claims are also included for an alternative disposable casing, and for an endoscope system comprising the above disposable casing, an en ...


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Watanabe Hidetoshi: Method of and apparatus for controlling thermal head. Riso Kagaku, February 19, 2003: EP1284196-A2 (66 worldwide citation)

A thermal head is provided with a plurality of heater elements which are arranged in a main scanning direction. The heater elements are selectively energized according to black and white information for the pixels to be formed by the respective heater elements. Each heater element corresponding to a ...


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Rouquette Stephanie Pascale, Merigeault Sandrine: Transmit diversity wireless communication. Motorola, February 19, 2003: EP1284545-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

A method of transmitting data from a transmitter (13, 24) to a remote receiver (14, 28) using transmit diversity wireless communication, the transmitter (13, 24) comprising a plurality of transmit antenna elements (1, 2, 3, 4). The data is encoded in symbol blocks (12), the symbols (s1, s2, s3, s4) ...


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Gaskell Thomas Albert: Control of display by movement of handheld device. Ubinetics, February 19, 2003: GB2378878-A (48 worldwide citation)

A handheld display device in the form of a PDA 15 is provided, the PDA comprising a liquid-crystal display (LCD) screen 3, a processor 5, a local memory 9, an input port 11 and first and second sensors 17, 19. Image data received from a remote source is transferred to the processor 5 by means of the ...


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Wemyss Kevin, Olech Anthony Feliks: An arrangement for preventing the re-use of tokens in accessing pay-per-use software. Elan Digital Systems, February 19, 2003: GB2378780-A (47 worldwide citation)

A method for consuming tokens used to control access to restricted resources held at a user's machine (106) is disclosed. The method comprises: reading a stored token from a first storage area of the user's machine (106), calculating control information for verifying the integrity of the stored toke ...


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Ogura Hideki, Otsuka Naoji, Inoue Hiroyuki, Ishinaga Hiroyuki, Kuwabara Nobuyuki, Ohashi Tetsuya, Inoue Ryoji: Liquid container and inkjet cartridge. Canon, February 19, 2003: EP1284190-A2 (38 worldwide citation)

In a structure of an ink tank having a deformable sheet that constitutes the tank and a spring for imparting a negative pressure, unstableness of the negative pressure attributable to the deformation of the sheet as a result of ink consumption is prevented. For this purpose, a plate-like member (109 ...


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Kaikuranta Terho: Method for preventing unintended touch pad input due to accidental touching. Nokia, February 19, 2003: EP1284450-A2 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and system for preventing unintended touch pad input resulting from accidental touching of a touch pad device in an electronic device. A user can execute one or more touch pad functions by touching the touch pad device. The electronic device includes a key lock function to put the electroni ...


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Shanahan James G, Grefenstette Gregory T, Fernstrom Christer, Hubert Laurence, Guerin Nicolas: Meta-document management system with user definable personalities. Xerox, February 19, 2003: EP1284461-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A system operates using meta-documents which include document content associated with one or more personalities. Each personality is associated with a set of document service requests. Users are provided different techniques for creating personalities and modifying existing personalities. These tech ...


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Mckelvey Jeffrey A, D Amico Mike: Industrial controller automation interface. Rockwell Software, February 19, 2003: EP1284446-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

An automation interface is provided for interacting with industrial controllers. The automation interface provides for programming, editing, monitoring and maintenance of industrial controllers programmatically from a local or remote location. The automation interface component is adapted to communi ...