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Alexandros Tourapis, Shipeng Li, Feng Wu: (b) Pictures and motion vector prediction for multi-picture reference motion compensation. Microsoft, December 10, 2003: EP1369820-A2 (61 worldwide citation)

Several improvements for use with Bidirectionally Predictive (B) pictures within a video sequence are provided. In certain improvements Direct Mode encoding and/or Motion Vector Prediction are enhanced using spatial prediction techniques. In other improvements Motion Vector prediction includes tempo ...


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Marx Eduard: Dose indicators and dispensing canister-indicator assemblies. 3m Innovative Properties Co, December 10, 2003: EP1369139-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

An annular dose indicator (50) for use with a dispenser comprising a dispensing canister (10) comprising a substantially cylindrical container (1) having a closed end (2) and an open end (3), said open end of the container being equipped with a dispensing means (4) that comprises an outlet member (5 ...


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Iketaki Kazuo, Inoue Yoichi: Quantitative analyzing method and quantitative analyzer using sensor. Arkray, December 10, 2003: EP1369684-A1 (37 worldwide citation)

A quantitative analyzing method is provided for electrochemically measuring the concentration of a substance in a sample liquid using a sensor including a reagent layer (30) which contains a reagent for reacting with the substance and to which (30) the sample liquid is introduced, and a first electr ...


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Kato Tatsuya, Shingai Hiroshi: Optical recording method, optical recorder, and optical recording medium. TDK, December 10, 2003: EP1369850-A1 (34 worldwide citation)

The object of the present invention is to provide an optical recording method for recording data in an optical recording medium, which can reduce jitter of a reproduced signal even in the case where data are recorded at a plurality of linear recording velocities. The optical recording method accordi ...


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Miyamoto Yoshiko, Yamamoto Tomohiro, Hasegawa Miwa, Yoshioka Toshihiko: Biosensor. Matsushita Electric, December 10, 2003: EP1369687-A1 (33 worldwide citation)

In a biosensor comprising an electrically insulating base plate, an electrode system including a working electrode and a counter electrode formed on the base plate, and a reaction layer formed on or in the vicinity of the electrode system, at least a surface of the reaction layer is made porous, so ...


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Cummings Elizabeth Anne, Mcevoy Mary Ellen, Berger Lars Helmut, Kraft Ulrich, Teucher Rainer Rudolf, Davis John Christopher: Analyte testing device. Diabetes Diagnostics, December 10, 2003: EP1369688-A2 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a testing device for testing analyte levels in bodily fluids. The testing device comprises memory (202) for storing data, said data being analyte data related to analyte measurements carried out by the meter and lifestyle data; initiation means (102) for initiating immediate ...


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Thelen Sarah L, Lozier Anthony J, Dietzel Steven E, Sisk Billy N, Miller Rick: Apparatus for reducing femoral fractures. Zimmer Tech, Thelen Sarah L, December 10, 2003: EP1369089-A2 (30 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for reducing a hip fracture utilizing a minimally invasive procedure which does not require incision of the quadriceps. A femoral implant (260) in accordance with the present invention achieves intramedullary fixation as well as fixation into the femoral head to allo ...


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Wright Michael T, Lostetter Timothy W, Ruiz Alex: Controlled deployment delivery system. Medtronic Ave, December 10, 2003: EP1369098-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

A controlled stent-graft deployment delivery system (10 50 or 900) includes a stent-graft (30 or 63), a retractable primary sheath (40) containing the stent-graft in a first constrained diameter configuration, an outer tube (18) within the retractable primary sheath and within the stent-graft, and a ...


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Mogi Kazuhiko, Eguchi Yoshiaki, Sato Takao: Data mapping management apparatus. Hitachi, December 10, 2003: EP1369772-A2 (26 worldwide citation)

A data mapping management server (72) collects data mapping information about functions for providing virtual storage regions, and provides an administrator with a management view on which the virtual storage regions created/managed in each virtual storage region providing function can be comprehens ...


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Goto Takahiro, Yanaka Hiromitsu, Shibuya Akinori, Kunita Kazuto: Infrared photosensitive composition and image recording material for infrared exposure. Fuji Photo Film, December 10, 2003: EP1369231-A2 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a photopolymerizable composition hardenable by an infrared exposure, and an image recording material including such composition in a recording layer. The recording layer contained in the image recording material satisfies at least one of the following conditions (1) the record ...



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