Alonso Jorge, Lindenschmidt Andreas, Nazare Marc, Halland Nis, Rkyek Omar, Umann Matthias: A regioselective palladium catalyzed synthesis of benzimidazoles and azabenzimidazoles. Sanofi Aventis, January 16, 2008: EP1878724-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for the regioselective synthesis of compounds of the formula I, wherein R0; R1; R2; R3; R4; R5; A1; A2; A3; A4, Q and J have the meanings indicated in the claims. The present invention provides a direct palladium catalyzed, regioselective process to a wide ...

Jagiella Manfred Dr, Fritton Michael: Electrical device and method of producing an electrical device. Balluff, January 16, 2008: EP1879294-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

Um ein elektrisches Gerät, umfassend ein Gehäuse und mindestens einen Schaltungsträger mit einer elektrischen Schaltung, welcher in dem Gehäuse positioniert ist, wobei in einem Innenraum des Gehäuses eine Formmasse angeordnet ist, bereitzustellen, welcher bei einfacher Herstellbarkeit sicher funktio ...

Craig Rob, Mercer Clifford Wayne, Sigmund Ulrich: Multi-player video game system. Tag Networks, January 16, 2008: EP1877150-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

A video-game system includes a network, a plurality of user devices and a server each coupled to the network. The plurality of user devices are each configured to receive information corresponding to at least one user action for a respective user, to transmit the information corresponding to at leas ...

Hillis William D, Nishihara H Keith, Hsu Shi Ping: Gesture recognition interface system. Northrop Grumman, January 16, 2008: EP1879130-A2 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for a gesture recognition interface system. The interface system may comprise a first and second light source (16,18) positioned to illuminate a background surface (20). The interface system may also comprise at least one camera (12,14) operative to receive a first pl ...

Prommersberger Megan: Novel skin staples. Tyco Healthcare, January 16, 2008: EP1878391-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides composite staples which include legs made of a bioabsorbable shape memory material capable of gripping tissue upon application in vivo and holding the staple in place.

Uchiyama Hiroaki: Image capturing device with automatic file name generation using detected location information. Ricoh, January 16, 2008: EP1879373-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

When image data of an object is captured by an image capturing device, related information relating to the image data is obtained from the outside of the image capturing device. A file name or a folder name is generated using the related information.

Seo Jeong Wook, Park Wei Jin, Lee Jong Kerl: Fast channel switching method and apparatus for digital broadcast receiver. Samsung Electronics, January 16, 2008: EP1879376-A2 (11 worldwide citation)

A fast channel switching method and apparatus for a digital broadcast receiver having a single tuner are disclosed. The fast channel switching method includes setting an ongoing service channel and at least one standby service channel, buffering broadcast data received through the ongoing and standb ...

Pinault Francis, Olivier Francois: Emergency communication method and server for such communication. Alcatel Lucent, January 16, 2008: EP1879370-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

This method includes: - a step (1, 2A, 2B) of a server receiving a request from a calling terminal to set up a call between the calling terminal and an emergency call center, and - a step (5) of setting up a call between the calling terminal and the call center; - a step (2B, 8) of identifying, in t ...

Morrow James W, Mcallister Lawrence, Hein Marvin A, White Warren E, Luciano Robert A Jr: Universal game monitoring unit and system. Bally Gaming, January 16, 2008: EP1879143-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

An embedded user interface incorporated into a gaming device, the gaming device including a gaming presentation of a base game and a gaming processor for controlling the base game. The embedded user interface includes: a player tracking interface and an embedded processor. The player tracking interf ...

Briand Francis, Dubet Olivier, Chovet Corinne: Laser arc hybrid welding method for surface coated metal parts, the surface coating containing aluminium. Air Liquide, January 16, 2008: EP1878531-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

The process of welding a steel part (1) by a laser beam, comprises combining the laser beam with an electric arc to operate a fusion of the metal and the welding of parts. The steel part has a coating surface (2) having aluminum (90%) and silica (10%) and a thickness of 30 mu m. The part has a thick ...