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Martin Richard Wachter: Remote control of electronic devices. Openglobe, October 22, 2002: US06469633 (324 worldwide citation)

An apparatus controls electronic devices, via radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver for communication between the apparatus and a user, a central processing unit (CPU) executing software for handling the conversion of an RF signal from the user into a two dimensional location (an X, Y coordi ...


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Scott A Jones, Douglas M Keenan: Playback device having text display and communication with remote database of titles. Openglobe, Staas & Halsey, October 16, 2001: US06304523 (97 worldwide citation)

A low-cost library management solution for consumer music selection systems. A multiple CD changer includes non-volatile storage for textual title and track information about the CDs in the changer. Also included is a communication device that communicates with a remote database to obtain the textua ...


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Rafael Heredia, Sean S Priddy: Automatic assignment and tuning of radio call letters to radio presets. Openglobe, March 25, 2003: US06539210 (11 worldwide citation)

Broadcast signals are detected and matched with signal information, such as call letters, genre and geographical location for corresponding signal sources, based on the geographical location of the receiver and the frequency at which the signals are broadcast. The signal information is stored with s ...


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Hyatt Richard R: Data-entry via on-screen display. Openglobe, July 17, 2002: EP1223581-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A recording playback device having a database of recordings with titles, automatically enters a title input mode (54) upon receiving character input from a user while a recording is being played if the there is no title in the database for the recording. Playback of the recording is not interrupted ...


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Hyatt Richard R: Entree de donnees a partir dun affichage a lecran, Data entry via on-screen display. Openglobe, Digital Networks North America, SIM & MCBURNEY, June 2, 2009: CA2365010 (1 worldwide citation)

A recording playback device having a database of recordings with titles, automaticallyenters a title input mode upon receiving character input from a user while a recording is beingplayed if the there is not title in the database for the recording. Playback of the recording is notinterrupted in the ...


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Commons Christopher, Madar Piero: Automatic identification of dvd title using internet technologies and fuzzy matching techniques. Openglobe, October 15, 2003: EP1352340-A2

An iterative search technique is used to quickly and accurately locate information in a database, such as one storing information about digital versatile discs (DVDs). First, a presumably unique search key is generated for an unidentified DVD and compared with corresponding keys in a database. If no ...


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Dygert Timothy W, Madhavan Sethu K, Talatinian Gerard, Jones Scott A, Keenan Douglas M: Playback device having text display and communication with remote database of titles. Openglobe, Digital Networks North America, July 14, 2004: EP1436813-A1

A multi-function consumer music system includes one or more of a disc drive, e.g., for CDs, non-volatile storage for textual title and track information about the CDs and storing recorded content, and a communication link to receive broadcast or direct transmissions of recorded content. Also include ...


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Commons Christopher, Madar Piero: Automatic identification of dvd title using internet technologies and fuzzy matching techniques. Openglobe, sGOLLHOFER Richard A, June 13, 2002: WO/2002/046968

An iterative search technique is used to quickly and accurately locate information in a database, such as one storing information about digital versatile discs (DVDs). First, a presumably unique search key is generated for an unidentified DVD and compared with corresponding keys in a database. If no ...


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Heredia Rafael, Priddy Sean S: Method of identifying signal by accessing at least one database to obtain information about the signal source. Openglobe, GOLLHOFER Richard A, April 19, 2001: WO/2001/028260

Broadcast signals are detected and matched with signal information, such as call letters, genre and geographical location for corresponding signal sources, based on the geographical location of the receiver and the frequency at which the signals are broadcast. The signal information is stored with s ...


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Burger Rudolph E, Harcourt John S: Data power line network. Openglobe, GOLLHOFER Richard A, May 3, 2001: WO/2001/031806

A data power line network enables data signals, such as music in MP3 format, available on a data bus, to be transported to audio equipment and played, for example, by a conventional stereo system. The data power line network includes a data bus-to-power line interface adapter which provides an inter ...