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Mikkaichi Takayasu, Suzuki Keita: Overtube. Olympus, November 9, 2005: EP1593337-A1 (337 worldwide citation)

An over-tube (10) for use in an endoscopic treatment in an abdominal cavity using an endoscope (90) includes an over-tube main body (12) which is inserted from a distal portion thereof via a natural opening in a patient's body to access the inside of the abdominal cavity from the distal portion thro ...


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Denning Bruce S: Reducing the number of power switches in a cordless power tool. O2micro, November 9, 2005: EP1594209-A1 (88 worldwide citation)

A battery pack may include at least one battery cell, a discharge switch coupled to the at least one battery cell, and monitoring and control circuitry responsive to a position of a trigger of an associated cordless power tool to provide a control signal to the discharge switch. The discharge switch ...


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Sakamoto Yoshiaki: Display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof. Fujitsu, November 9, 2005: EP1594347-A1 (79 worldwide citation)

Each pixel (21) includes a plurality of light emitting regions (11R, 11G, and 11B) corresponding R, G, and B each having an organic EL layer (3), and a plurality of TFT elements (12) provided corresponding to the light emitting regions to control light emission in the respective light emitting regio ...


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Silverman Andrew L, Gupta Madhuvan, Kipley J Olson, Myron C Thomas: Background transcoding. Microsoft, November 9, 2005: EP1594319-A1 (55 worldwide citation)

A system and methods are described for transcoding media content in the background on a source computer device prior to such time as a target media playback device is connected to the source computer for synchronization of the media content. The system and methods anticipate which media content to b ...


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Haug Karsten: System and method for monitoring a car trailer. Bosch Robert, November 9, 2005: EP1593552-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

A camera (5) is installed in the rear area of the towing vehicle (1) transmitting the recorded images to an evaluating sub unit (7). The data are compared with the standard parameters saved as a template in the memory (9) of a computer or in a specialized device. The information of the actual positi ...


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Jaiprakash Venkatachalam C, Ward Jonathan W, Rueckes Thomas, Segal Brent M: Devices having vertically-disposed nanofabric articles and methods of making the same. Nantero, November 9, 2005: EP1593164-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

Electro-mechanical switches and memory cells using vertically-disposed nanofabric articles and methods of making the same are described. An electro-mechanical device, includes a structure having a major horizontal surface and a channel formed therein. A conductive trace is in the channel; and a nano ...


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Gerlach Christian Georg: Method for inter-cell interference coordination with power planning for ofdm mobile communication system. Cit Alcatel, November 9, 2005: EP1594260-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

A method for inter-cell interference coordination with power planning in a radio communication system employing multi-carrier techniques such as OFDM for the air interface communication between a network (N) and a plurality of user terminals (T1 to Tn), the network (N) comprising a plurality of base ...


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Abe Hiroshi: Electrostatic capacity detection type proximity sensor. Act Elsi, November 9, 2005: EP1593988-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

A capacitance detecting proximity sensor forms a proximity detection range in a spatially open region, avoids the affects resulting from peripheral objects outside the detection target, and enables proximity detection with few malfunctions. The proximity sensor includes: a first detection electrode ...


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Forsell Peter, Dattler Heinrich: Heartburn and reflux disease treatment with wireles energy supply. Obtech Medical, November 9, 2005: EP1593359-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

A heartburn and reflux disease treatment apparatus comprises an operable restriction device (4) to be implanted in a patient for engaging the stomach close to the cardia or engaging the esophagus (66), to form a restricted food passageway in the stomach or esophagus. The restriction device is operab ...


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Stirnemann Alfred: Method of obtaining acoustical characteristics, hearing instrument and manufacturing method thereof. Phonak, November 9, 2005: EP1594344-A2 (23 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, a hearing instrument comprising at least one inner microphone (6) operable to determine a sensing signal representative of an acoustic signal at a position in front of the user's eardrum - which may be an acoustic signal at a position between an ITE (or ITC or CIC) hearin ...