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Tsutomu Shimomura, Steve Waltman, Mark Peting, Castor Fu, Dag H Johansen, Geoff Mulligan: Method and apparatus for broadcasting data with access control. Digeo, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 29, 2002: US06473858 (175 worldwide citation)

A data broadcasting system is disclosed. The data broadcasting system operates by receiving source material from a number of different sources. The source material is processed by performing adding error correction encoding and in some cases, encryption. The source material from the different source ...


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Loc V Nguyen: Concentric curvilinear menus for a graphical user interface. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, April 25, 2006: US07036091 (154 worldwide citation)

A user interface includes a first menu comprising a first set of selectable options circumferentially disposed on the first menu. In response to a selection of an option from the first menu, a second menu is displayed. The second menu may be concentrically-disposed relative to the first menu. The se ...


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Steven Jay Young: System and method for allocating resources across a plurality of distributed nodes. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, July 31, 2007: US07251255 (142 worldwide citation)

A system is described comprising: an originating node having system resources to be utilized to deliver multimedia content and/or data to a plurality of multimedia devices; and a resource allocation module to allocate the system resources to each of the multimedia devices based on a detected state o ...


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Mark Greenberg, Manish Shah: Apparatus and method for saturating decoder values. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, July 4, 2006: US07073118 (131 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the invention, during add-compare-select computations, the output of the adders is guaranteed to be a positive value because the only time normalization logic subtracts a normalization amount is when all accumulators are greater than the normalization amount. As such, the detect ...


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Robert E Novak, James K Okamoto, Kory D Christensen: Method and system for distributing personalized editions of media programs using bookmarks. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, April 18, 2006: US07032177 (123 worldwide citation)

An editing device accesses a media program and a user of the editing device designates excerpts within the media program. Bookmarks are generated for the designated excerpts. The bookmarks are transmitted via a network from the editing device to a playback device. By reference to the received bookma ...


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Geoff Chatterton: System and method for digital multimedia stream conversion. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, October 3, 2006: US07116894 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a program stream to a transport stream is described comprising: reading program stream packets from a digital versatile disk (“DVD”) based on user selections and navigation metadata contained on the DVD; extracting audio and video content packetized within the program stream ...


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James A Billmaier, John M Kellum, Dewey Reid, Philip Rogan: System and method for focused navigation using filters. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, May 30, 2006: US07055104 (121 worldwide citation)

A sequence of cards representing filters is displayed along a first axis of a user interface with a single card being displayed in a focus area. The card in the focus area defines a selected filter, which is applied to another sequence of available options. The filtered sequence is then displayed al ...


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Tsutomu Shimomura, Steve Waltman, Mark Peting, Castor Fu, Dag H Johansen, Geoff Mulligan: Broadband data broadcasting service. Digeo, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 25, 2003: US06526580 (120 worldwide citation)

A broadband data broadcast system that allows rich multimedia content to be delivered to a plurality of subscribers is disclosed. The broadband data broadcast system operates by multiplexing a plurality of rich multimedia digital information streams together at a centralized data broadcast center. T ...


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Robert Eustace Novak: System and method to provide media programs for synthetic channels. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, September 5, 2006: US07103905 (119 worldwide citation)

An individual can upload media objects to a server and specify a manner in which the media objects are to be played as a media program to an end user. The media program can be provided to the end user via a synthetic channel, which can be tuned to by the end user as if tuning to a conventional telev ...


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Robert E Novak: System and method for providing conditional access to digital content. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, March 8, 2005: US06865555 (114 worldwide citation)

In response to a user request to view specific digital content, the user's set top box (STB) accesses a verification entity via a persistent network connection. The STB establishes the user's identity with the verification entity, for instance, by reading identity credentials from a smart card. In r ...