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David J Duffield, Billy W Beyers Jr: Tuner control apparatus having tune-by-label capability. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, September 25, 1990: US04959720 (332 worldwide citation)

A tuning system is provided which allows a user to enter text labels associated with respective channels or television programs to be tuned so that, thereafter, a channel or program to be tuned may be selected by the user by entering its label. Scheduling of television programs by label is also prov ...


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Glenn A Reitmeier: Remote control system with key function display provisions. RCA Licensing Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, May 24, 1988: US04746919 (121 worldwide citation)

A transmitter unit of a remote control system includes a key function display unit for identifying the function of key elements of the transmitter unit at various steps of a control sequence for one or more controlled devices. The memory for storing character-representative information for identifyi ...


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Giovanni M Leonardi: Switch-mode power supply with burst mode standby operation. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Joseph J Laks, Sammy S Henig, June 26, 1990: US04937728 (119 worldwide citation)

In a switch mode power supply, a first switching transistor is coupled to a primary winding of a transformer for generating pulses of a switching current. A secondary winding of the transformer is coupled via a switching diode to a capacitor of a control circuit for developing a control signal in th ...


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Todd J Christopher, Shigeru Hirahata: Dual port video memory system having a bit-serial address input port. RCA Licensing Corporation, Hitachi, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Eric P Herrmann, April 11, 1989: US04821226 (100 worldwide citation)

A dual port digital memory system, which includes integral memory sequencing circuitry, is controlled by a bit-serial address and control signal. The address and control signal, which includes a data read address, a data write address and a control value, is serially loaded into a shift register. Th ...


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Victor Auerbach: Input device for a display system using phase-encoded signals. RCA Licensing Corporation, Paul J Rasmussen, P M Emanuel, T F Lenihan, May 17, 1988: US04745402 (98 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a display system using a remote control handunit having "pointing function" capability for moving a cursor displayed on a display screen by changing the angular position of the remote control handunit. Specifically, the individual transmitting transducers of the remote contr ...


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Chung H Lu: Generalized chrominance signal demodulator for a sampled data television signal processing system. RCA Licensing Corporation, P J Rasmussen, E P Herrmann, K N Nigon, May 17, 1988: US04745463 (98 worldwide citation)

In an NTSC digital television receiver, the composite video signal is digitized with a sampling frequency of 32/13 times the color subcarrier frequency, f.sub.c. The chrominance signal component of this video signal is demodulated using a pair of finite impulse responsive filters having programmable ...


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Victor Auerbach: Input device for a display system. RCA Licensing Corporation, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, January 3, 1989: US04796019 (89 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a display system using a remote control transmitter handunit having both a "pointing function" capability for moving a cursor displayed on a display screen by changing the angular position of the remote control handunit, and the capability of sending dedicated function data ...


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David J Duffield: User programmable switching arrangement. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, February 26, 1991: US04996597 (84 worldwide citation)

A switching system for a television receiver allows a user to specify which of several input connectors is assigned to which of several signal sources. Thereafter, upon selection of a particular signal source, the system automatically selects the input connector associated with the selected signal s ...


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Terrence R Smith, Michael A Isnardi: Sharpness control for a television image. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, June 9, 1992: US05121209 (83 worldwide citation)

A video signal processing system includes a signal interpolator associated with time compression/expansion apparatus. The interpolator is preceded by a high frequency peaking network which responds to a variable control signal representative of a desired amount of displayed image sharpness. In a dis ...


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Howard W Venners, Billy W Beyers Jr, James E Hailey: Component audio/video system with timed control of plural peripheral devices. RCA Licensing Corporation, Paul J Rasmussen, Richard G Coalter, Peter M Emanuel, August 8, 1989: US04855730 (70 worldwide citation)

A component audio/video system includes a system controller having an input/output port adapted for connection via a bidirectional data bus to a plurality of peripheral audio/video devices. At times determined by a system master clock the controller transmits, via the bidirectional bus, user program ...