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Carabelli Stefano, Festini Andrea, Tonoli Andrea, Cavalli Fabio, Amati Nicola: Regenerative suspension for a vehicle. Fond Torino Wireless, January 16, 2008: EP1878598-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

A suspension system for a wheeled vehicle (20) is provided, said suspension system being adapted to support at least one wheel (1) of said vehicle (20) and comprising at least one shock absorbing device (2) adapted to be activated as a result of the motion of said at least one wheel (1) in a directi ...


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Cooke Michael: Reagent dosing pump. Delphi Tech, January 16, 2008: EP1878920-A1 (28 worldwide citation)

A pump for pumping a liquid, the pump comprising an inlet means (66), an outlet means (26), a pumping chamber (154) for receiving the liquid from the inlet means (66), and an actuator arrangement (70, 104, 126, 128) operable between a first position and a second position and arranged to pump the liq ...


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Hill Douglas, Beckie Niel, Van Ieperen Taco, Vdovine Serguei, Sirotich Roberto, Fletcher Mark, Tallman Scott, Williams Marilyn, Bill Shane Edward, Goodman Shannon Patricia: Interactive large scale touch surface system. Smart Technologies, January 16, 2008: EP1877893-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

A touch system comprises a large scale touch surface on which an image is presented and at least two imaging devices looking across the touch surface and having overlapping fields of view. Processing structure communicates with the imaging devices and processes image data acquired by the imaging dev ...


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Spooner Ed: A hydroelectric turbine. Openhydro Group, January 16, 2008: EP1879280-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hydroelectric turbine comprising a stator (30) and a rotor (20) housed concentrically within the stator (30), the turbine comprising a circumferentially disposed array of magnets (41) on a rim of the rotor (20), and wherein the stator (30) is slotless in configuratio ...


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Yoakim Alfred, Kollep Alex, Jacquet Remy, Struzka Pierre: Beverage production machine with functional block and support base. Nestec, January 16, 2008: EP1878368-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

A beverage production machine comprising: - a functional block (1) including a beverage extraction module (2) and a beverage delivery outlet (3), and - a support base (4) on which the functional block (1) is arranged and which is designed to supply the functional block electrically, wherein at least ...


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Trumble Dennis R: Apical torsion device for cardiac assist. Allegheny Singer Res Inst, January 16, 2008: EP1878452-A2 (23 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) for assisting a heart (12) of a patient includes an actuator (16) for wringing blood concurrently from both the right and left ventricles of the heart without contacting circulating blood of the patient. The apparatus (10) includes a power source (14) connected to the actuator (16) ...


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Williams Herbert: Bi-directional tidal flow hydroelectric turbine. Openhydro Group, January 16, 2008: EP1878913-A1 (23 worldwide citation)

A hydroelectric turbine for the production of electricity from tidal flow forces (99), the turbine having a rotor with an open center such that the blades (34) are mounted between an inner rim (32) and outer rim (33), wherein retaining members (22,23) and anti-friction members (71,72) are provided t ...


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Ives James: Turbines having a debris release chute. Openhydro Group, January 16, 2008: EP1878911-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

In a hydroelectric turbine having a rotor disposed within a housing, the rotor having an annular outer rim received by a channel in the housing, the improvement comprising providing at least one debris release chute in said housing such that debris captured between the rotor and the housing is relea ...


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Jeong Hyeonkuk, Salsbury Ryan: Audio processing in a multi-participant conference. Apple Computer, January 16, 2008: EP1877148-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

With proliferation of general-purpose computers, there has been an increase in demand for performing conferencing through personal or business computers. In such conferences, it is desirable to identify quickly the participants that are speaking at any given time. Such identification, however, becom ...


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Pun Thomas, Wu Hsi Jung, Jeong Hyeonkuk, Abuan Joe, Normile Jim: Video processing in a multi-participant video conference. Apple Computer, January 16, 2008: EP1878229-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video images from two or more participants. From the received images, the central distributor generates composite images that the central distribut ...