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Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Tooth brushing apparatus. Wik Far East, March 11, 2003: JP2003-070812

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To suppress wear and ensure a smooth motion, and at the same time, increase a dimensional tolerance which can be allowed at the time of manufacture.SOLUTION: This electrically operated tooth brushing apparatus is equipped with a driving shaft 2 which is rotationally driven, and ...


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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman, Kevin T Foley: Instruments for stabilization of bony structures. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 11, 2003: US06530929 (517 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position m ...


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Ryan R White, Steven R Kunert: Ruggedized hand held computer. Intermec IP, March 11, 2003: US06532152 (458 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a durable, reliable, and ergonomic computing system that is highly customizable and ungradable. Product flexibility and ease of customization is provided by the ability to employ a wide range of peripherals and accessories. In one embodiment, a docking unit is provided ...


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James L Cambier, John E Siedlarz: Portable authentication device and method using iris patterns. Iridian Technologies, Woodcock Washburn, March 11, 2003: US06532298 (355 worldwide citation)

A compact, handheld imaging apparatus which can be used to capture high-quality iris images for identification of a person. The handheld iris imager is non-invasive and non-contacting and comprises a camera, a cold mirror, a lens, and an illuminator. The imager has sensors and indicators which assis ...


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Angelica Alvarado, Robert Eury, Irina D Pomerantseva, Michael Froix: Intraluminal stent having coaxial polymer member. Quanam Medical Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, March 11, 2003: US06530950 (281 worldwide citation)

A stent for insertion into a lumen, having rigid regions and flexible regions along its length, and one or more polymer members coaxially disposed about the outer surface of the stent The polymer members are positioned over the rigid regions of the support stent, while the flexible regions are uncov ...


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Ivan Vesely: Bioprosthetic cardiovascular valve system. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Michael A Jaffe, March 11, 2003: US06530952 (268 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular valve system including a permanent base unit that is affixed to the patient using conventional sutures or staples, and a collapsible valve having a collapsible frame that mates with the permanent base unit, and supports valve leaflets. An installed collapsible frame may be re-collap ...


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Peter F King: Server based speech recognition user interface for wireless devices. Openwave Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 11, 2003: US06532446 (268 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system that utilizes a remote voice recognition server system to translate voice input received from serviced mobile devices into a symbolic data file (e.g. alpha-numeric or control characters) that can be processed by the mobile devices. The translation process begins by es ...


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Holly G Gates, Barrett Comiskey, Peter T Kazlas, Jonathan D Albert, Paul S Drzaic: Methods for addressing electrophoretic displays. E Ink Corporation, David J Coie, March 11, 2003: US06531997 (267 worldwide citation)

Novel addressing schemes for controlling bistable electronically addressable displays include the use of addressing signals with additional signals having opposite polarity and equal integrated signal strength, and addressing schemes that minimize the number of state changes that a display element u ...


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Thomas W Davison: Method of securing vertebrae. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, March 11, 2003: US06530926 (261 worldwide citation)

A method of fixing vertebrae of a patient together at a surgical site includes the following steps: inserting a first cannula (



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