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Richard Humpleman: Set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement. Samsung Information Systems America, March 23, 1999: US05886732 (368 worldwide citation)

A set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement is connected to an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. Th ...


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Richard Humpleman: Home multimedia network architecture. Samsung Information Systems America, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, August 17, 1999: US05940387 (123 worldwide citation)

A home network architecture has an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. The network interface units perform the necessa ...


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Musa Jahanghir, Steve Blonstein, Ikram Jahangiri, Steve Jeck: Graphics decompression using system ROM indexing in TV set top box. Samsung Information Systems America, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, August 17, 1999: US05940072 (41 worldwide citation)

A graphics data decompression arrangement in a TV set top box that includes a system ROM for storing graphics data broken down into tiles, each of which is identified by a unique index number. The index numbers that identify the tiles of graphics data required to be included in a current picture on ...


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Richard Humpleman: Method and apparatus for recovering data stream clock. Samsung Information Systems America, Kenneth L Sherman, Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, February 21, 2006: US07003796 (40 worldwide citation)

A home network architecture has an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. The network interface units perform the necessa ...


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Musa Jahanghir: Apparatus and method for correcting errors in a communication system. Samsung Information Systems America, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, November 30, 1999: US05996103 (38 worldwide citation)

An error correction arrangement that contains a Viterbi decoder and an RS decoder to provide inner and outer code decoding, respectively. A score keeper is arranged at the output of the Viterbi decoder to form a score for a decoded byte to indicate the number of error bits in the byte. A tie breaker ...


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James T Patterson: Analog video encoder with metered closed caption data on digital video input interface. Samsung Information Systems America, Lowe Hauptman Gopstein Gilman & Berner, September 1, 1998: US05801782 (22 worldwide citation)

An arrangement and method for decoding an input transport signal, such as an MPEG transport signal, and inserting closed caption data presents an analog video encoder with decompressed video data and closed caption data at a single interface. This avoids polling by a microprocessor and the hardware ...


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Xiao: Method and apparatus for controlling the acceleration trajectory of positioning a high-velocity transducer and for reducing the harmonic content thereof. Samsung Information Systems America, Jeffrey P Aiello, Jones Volentine L, October 31, 2000: US06140791 (19 worldwide citation)

A sinusoidal acceleration trajectory controller is used in positioning a transducer at high speed to minimize vibration and acoustic noise. The controller reduces vibration and acoustic noise without sacrifice of seeking time by using a sinusoidal waveform as the actuator input. This sinusoidal wave ...


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John R Chan, Jeffrey R Burt: Mechanism for loading and unloading of read/write heads at an inner diameter of a disk. Samsung Information Systems America, David T Millers, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, July 1, 1997: US05644451 (17 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms for loading and unloading heads on surfaces of disks in a disk drive provide ramps attached to central portions of the disks. The ramps are integral parts of spacers between disks or spacers or disk clamps at the top or bottom of a stack of disks. Each head assembly has a suspension arm t ...


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Steven E Barraza, William R Knapp, Scott Summit: Remote control device. Samsung Information Systems America, Lowe Hauptman Gopstein Gilman & Berner, September 22, 1998: US05812085 (13 worldwide citation)

A handheld control device, such as an air mouse, for remotely operating a controlled device, such as a TV, computer (PC), VCR or digital satellite system is provided with a microprocessor. In order to conserve battery power, the microprocessor may be switched from a high power awake state in which t ...


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Robert M Wolff: Method and apparatus for testing a sytem component with test checkpointing. Samsung Information Systems America, August 5, 1997: US05655072 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for testing the installation and functioning of a component of computer system has a test engine which causes the identity of a test to be performed to be stored in a nonvolatile memory before being performed. The test is announced to the installer and then ran. This procedur ...



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