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Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Timothy Wasko: Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 25, 2004: US20040055446-A1

In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface are provided. A first order, or home, interface provides a highest order of user selectable items each o ...

Takahara Hiroshi, Tsuge Hitoshi: Electroluminescence display panel, driving method of electroluminescence display panel, driving circuit of electroluminescence display apparatus and electroluminescence display apparatus. Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology, March 25, 2004: JP2004-093682 (127 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a driving method of an electroluminescence display apparatus by which successful color display can be realized.SOLUTION: When large electric current is made to flow in a source signal line 18, an electric current value is programmed in a pixel 16, large electric curr ...

Anduiza James P, Quijano Rodolfo C, Tu Hosheng: Percutaneously deliverable heart valve. 3f Therapeutics, CORR Steven J, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/023980 (121 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a percutaneously deliverable heart valve (10) and delivery means (21) thereof, wherein the percutaneously deliverable heart valve is a foldable heart valve prosthesis to replace a diseased valve of a patient comprising: a support structure (12) with a diameter, wherein the s ...

Hayakawa Masato, Kitajima Katsutoshi: Inductive communication equipment. Toenec, March 25, 2004: JP2004-096566 (121 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make performable transmission and reception by easily forming a transmission line utilizing a wire-shaped body in an optional section.SOLUTION: Inductive communication equipment is provided with coupling devices 3A and 3B composed of a toroidal type coil 7 arranged so as to ...

Petit Dominique: (Fr) Element de liason pour la stabilisation dynamique d’un systeme de fixation rachidien, (En) Linking element for dynamically stabilizing a spinal fixing system and spinal fixing system comprising same. Spinevision, Petit Dominique, BREESE Pierre, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/024011 (114 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention concerns a linking element (101) for a spinal fixing system (100), designed to link at least two implantable connecting assemblies (102). The invention is characterized in that it consists, at least partly, of a support (160, 260), made of polymeric material and a rod (170, 270), ...


Nuutinen Juha Pekka, Tormala Pertti, Clerc Claude: Drawn expanded stent. Linvatec Corporation, Nuutinen Juha Pekka, Tormala Pertti, Clerc Claude, CHIONCHIO John, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/023985 (91 worldwide citation)

A polymer stent for treating vascular disorders, the stent is formed from a billet (10) having regions (24, 26, 28) with varying plastic strain imposed by drawing the regions through different sized dies at different speeds under different loads. The stent is placed on a catheter (78) and positioned ...

Uehara Shingo, Kataoka Satoshi, Kobayashi Tsutomu, Sato Ryoji: System for preventing fraudulent use of consumable article. Casio Electronics, Casio Comput, March 25, 2004: JP2004-093693 (81 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method which, in order to maintain the qualities of a printer and a consumable article, prevents use of a pirated consumable article or use of a consumable article fraudulently refilled with toner.SOLUTION: An RFID sheet is stuck to a toner set. An antenna and an R ...

Johnson Mark T, Van de, Weijer Peter, Huiberts Johannes N, Liedenbaum Coen T H F, Gielkens Olaf, Meulenkamp Eric A, Vulto Simone I E: Display device. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Johnson Mark T, Van de, Weijer Peter, Huiberts Johannes N, Liedenbaum Coen T H F, Gielkens Olaf, Meulenkamp Eric A, Vulto Simone I E, DEGUELLE Wilhelmus H G, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/025615 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a display device for displaying an image comprising a plurality of display pixels (2), a controller (3) for generating a driving signal (8) for driving the pixels (2), and sensors (9; 11; 14), wherein the sensors (9; 11; 14) are able to monitor operating conditions of the pi ...

Ko Jung Wan, Lee Kyung Geun: Method and apparatus for managing disc defects. Samsung Electronics, Ko Jung Wan, Lee Kyung Geun, LEE Young Pil, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/025649 (64 worldwide citation)

Defect management method and apparatus are provided. The method includes (a) recording data in predetermined units of data; (b) verifying the recorded data to detect an area of the disc in which a defect exists; (c) designating from the area having the defect to the following area containing data as ...

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