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Edward J Gelb: Security system for preventing unauthorized communications between networks by translating communications received in ip protocol to non-ip protocol to remove address and routing services information. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, August 27, 1996: US05550984 (378 worldwide citation)

A security system for connecting a first computer network to a second computer network is provided. The security device has a pair of computer motherboards, each of which has a network interface adapter for receiving and transferring communications from a computer network to a transfer adapter to be ...


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Jeffrey M Cove, William S Gray, Ernesto S Villalobos: Function presentation and selection using a rotatable function menu. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich, July 24, 2001: US06266098 (275 worldwide citation)

Function representation and selection in a multi-function system that supports user selection of system function by means of a menu-driven graphical user interface includes displaying a rotatable function menu. The rotatable function menu includes a plurality of circumferentially-arrayed facets, eac ...


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Charles Walter Kerman: Notification system for television receivers. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Ratner & Prestia, August 19, 1997: US05659366 (217 worldwide citation)

A notification system for television receivers including a visible alarm and/or an audible alarm that is activated when a certain event occurs. An information signal is extracted from a received television signal and is processed to determine the status of an event. If it is determined that the even ...


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Saiprasad V Naimpally: MPEG transport encoding/decoding system for recording transport streams. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Ratner & Prestia, April 8, 1997: US05619337 (189 worldwide citation)

A system records a single program from a multi-program transport stream that is encoded according to the MPEG-2 standard. The system demultiplexes transport packets from the multi-program transport stream and records the demultiplexed packets on a digital video cassette recorder (DVCR). The system i ...


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Theodore S Rzeszewski, Tobin L Gimber: Electronic television program guide with selective updating. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, McDermott Will & Emery, June 29, 1999: US05917481 (181 worldwide citation)

A method and device for receiving and storing an electronic television (TV) program guide. In a satellite, cable or broadcast TV system, electronic TV program guides may be coded into the video signals received by the TV receiver. Many currently available TV receivers also allow users to program a l ...


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Theodore S Rzeszewski, Tobin L Gimber: Electronic television program guide for a television system having two tuners. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, McDermott Will & Emery, December 16, 1997: US05699125 (164 worldwide citation)

A method and device for receiving and storing an electronic television (TV) program guide. In a satellite, cable or broadcast TV system, electronic TV program guides may be coded into the video signals received by the TV receiver. Many currently available TV receivers also allow users to program a l ...


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Larry Phillips, Shuji Inoue, Edwin R Meyer: MPEG video decoder having a high bandwidth memory. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Ratner & Prestia, April 22, 1997: US05623311 (141 worldwide citation)

A decoder for a video signal encoded according to the MPEG-2 standard includes a single high-bandwidth memory and a digital phase-locked loop. This memory has a single memory port. The memory is used to hold 1) the input bit-stream, 2) first and second reference frames used for motion compensated pr ...


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Siu L Iu: Apparatus and method for processing groups of fields in a video data compression system. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Ratner & Prestia, March 8, 1994: US05293229 (121 worldwide citation)

A video compression system which is based on the image data compression system developed by the Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG) uses various group-of-fields configurations to reduce the number of binary bits used to represent an image composed of odd and even fields of video information, where e ...


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Henry Marcussen, Toshiyuki Yoshida: Extractor with twin, counterrotating agitators. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, King and Schickli, February 29, 2000: US06030465 (120 worldwide citation)

An extractor is provided for cleaning carpet or a like surface or material. The extractor includes a housing, a handle, a cleaning liquid delivery system and a cleaning liquid recovery system. The cleaning liquid delivery system includes a cleaning liquid supply tank, first and second aligned agitat ...


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Edwin R Meyer: Variable length data decoder for use with MPEG encoded video data. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Ratner & Prestia, March 26, 1996: US05502493 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention is embodied in a decoder for a video signal encoded according to the standard proposed by the Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) of the International Standards Organization (ISO). This decoder employs four sets of processors, each set containing three processors that operate c ...