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Kreek Conrad Aleksander, Mailloux Jerry, Hashi Ahmed, Robinson James, Wu Ken, Lowles Robert, Bocking Andrew Douglas, Brubacher Cressman Dale, Winter Bruce: Automatic screen and keypad brightness adjustment on a mobile handheld electronic device. Res In Motion, May 2, 2007: EP1780991-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A method is set forth for automatically adjusting screen and keypad brightness on a mobile electronic device having a light sensor, display screen and keypad, for optimum legibility under varying lighting conditions, with minimal eye strain and distraction to the user. The method includes obtaining ...


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Hutchinson James Murray Forbes, Bearup Adam: Foldable stroller. Hutchinson James Murray Forbes, Bearup Adam, Wonderland Nursery Goods, May 2, 2007: GB2431622-A (8 worldwide citation)

A foldable stroller includes two side frame sections (12, 12'). A fold bar (13) prevents the side frame sections (12, 12') from moving toward each other, and includes two bar sections (71,72) pivoted together. When a flexible wire (19) is pulled, a cam (25) pivots the bar sections so as to allow the ...


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Kim Hong Soo: Liquid crystal display apparatus and driving method thereof for forming discharge lines connected to data lines and gate lines. Lgphilips Lcd, May 2, 2007: KR1020050101865 (8 worldwide citation)

PURPOSE: A liquid crystal display apparatus and a driving method thereof are provided to discharge electric charges between a common electrode and a pixel electrode and electric charges of a storage capacitor in a power-off state. CONSTITUTION: A liquid crystal display panel(115) is composed of a pl ...


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Sumiya Hiroki: Feed collecting device and operating method for barn. Kohshin Engineering, May 2, 2007: EP1779722-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A feed pushing apparatus 1 includes a traveling body 11 which travels along a feeding path 5, a feed pushing blade 15 which is mounted to a frame 13 of the traveling body 11 and is capable of rising from the feeding path 5, and a first hydraulic cylinder 17 which is mounted to the frame of the trave ...


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Mochizuki Seiji, Kawada Dai, Tsuji Yoshitaka, Ogino Shigeto, Toyonaga Hitoshi, Henmi Hirofumi, Yamano Masatake: Counter mechanism of feeder and feeder having counter mechanism. Idec, Teijin Pharma, May 2, 2007: EP1779884-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

In a counter mechanism of a feeding device, in each discrete feeding operation, an amount corresponding to single delivery unit of stored material is ejected and providing a simple construction and permitting the remaining amount of stored material in the device invisible from outside to be known by ...


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Nishiyama Yoshitaka, Yamashita Masaru, Miyake Hiroshi, Nakamura Akira: Fuel consumption evaluation system. Nissan Diesel Motor Co, May 2, 2007: EP1780393-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention is intended to provide a fuel consumption evaluation system which obtains quantitative data to determine whether actual driving has consumed fuel more efficiently or less efficiently than average driving and gives the driver and/or manager concrete advice for fuel-efficient dri ...


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Adachi Hideo, Omura Masayoshi, Mizunuma Akiko, Wakabayashi Katsuhiro, Imahashi Takuya, Sawada Yukihiko, Otani Shuji, Murakami Miyuki, Nemoto Kiyoshi, Suzuki Kozaburo, Shimoda Naomi: Electrostatic capacity type ultrasonic transducer. Olympus, May 2, 2007: EP1779784-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer according to the present invention having an ultrasonic wave transmission/reception surface formed by arranging a plurality of transducer cells each of which includes a membrane having a first electrode and a supporting film for supporting the first e ...


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Yoshimura Takehiko, Nagata Tatsuhiko, Seki Masaru, Cho Yoshinori: Load port. Right Mfg, May 2, 2007: EP1780785-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A load port (100) comprises: a mounting base (101) for mounting a wafer carrier (10); a nozzle unit (110) having nozzle outlets (111) for generating an outflow/inflow of a purge gas in a direction approximately parallel to spaces (A) between wafers (1) stored within the wafer carrier (10) so as to r ...


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Kimura Kenji, Hara Hitoshi, Endo Yoshiyuki: Granule mass. Sumitomo Chemical Co, May 2, 2007: EP1780236-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

An object of the present invention is to provide a granule mass containing an antioxidant as a main component, which is excellent in flowability, produces little dust from an additive, and can be prepared by a simple facility when an additive such as an antioxidant is added to a plastic such as poly ...


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Niizeki Yoshiki, Sayano Akio, Shibukawa Naoki, Saito Norihisa, Takahashi Masahi: Steam turbine and hydrophilic coating material used therefor. Toshiba, May 2, 2007: EP1780379-A2 (7 worldwide citation)

A steam turbine includes a bucket implanted in a turbine rotor and a nozzle disposed on an upstream side of the bucket and supported by a turbine casing, in which a plurality of stages, each including the bucket and the nozzle, are arranged axially in the turbine so as to define a steam path. A hydr ...