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Xavier Bengoechea, Francesco Finizio, Richard Grich: Surveillance window. Thales Avionics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, March 6, 2007: US07187498 (123 worldwide citation)

A surveillance window including at least one set of linear polarizer and quarter-waveplate and a reflecting surface. The surveillance window appears dull and opaque to a subject, while allowing a relatively high percentage of light to be transmitted to an observer. Various enhancements including an ...


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Francesco Finizio, Richard Grich, Xavier Bengoechea: Universal security camera. Thales Avionics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, February 12, 2008: US07330649 (50 worldwide citation)

A security camera has an adjustable turret that holds a lens assembly which can be aimed in various directions. The camera also has a compact housing which, in combination with the adjustable directionality of the turret, enables universal mounting to various structures and positions in an aircraft ...


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Kenneth A Brady Jr, Dominique Van Rafelghem, Lyle K Norton: Method for controlling an in-flight entertainment system. Thales Avionics, Gardner Carton & Douglas, September 26, 2006: US07114171 (47 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling an in-flight entertainment (IFE) system using network protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, or FTP. Control of a plurality of functions, including in-seat and broadcast audio and video, overhead reading light control, and flight attendant call, are implemented using a network cli ...


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Kenneth A Brady Jr, Jason Kyong min Yi, Andrew W Weimholt, Jyh Fong Tsaur, Lyle K Norton: Method and system for configuration and download in a restricted architecture network. Thales Avionics, Gardner Carton & Douglas, December 6, 2005: US06973479 (45 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for updating software configurations of line-replaceable unit (LRU) computers in a restricted architecture network such as an in-flight entertainment system (IFES). Operating in an efficient and parallel manner, each of the LRUs independently creates an individual co ...


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Francesco Finizio, Richard Grich, Xavier Bengoechea: Universal security camera. Thales Avionics, Gardner Carton & Douglas, August 8, 2006: US07088525 (32 worldwide citation)

A security camera has an adjustable turret that holds a lens assembly which can be aimed in various directions. The camera also has a compact housing which, in combination with the adjustable directionality of the turret, enables universal mounting to various structures and positions in an aircraft ...


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Eric Sanson, Nicolas Szydlo: Tft matrix for optical sensor comprising a photosensitive semiconductor layer, and optical sensor comprising such an active matrix. Thales Avionics LCD, Lowe Hauptman GIlman & Berner, November 9, 2004: US06815716 (31 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an active TFT matrix for optical sensor comprising a substrate, a TFT transistor matrix formed on said substrate, a set of transistor control lines (


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Brady Kenneth A Jr, Reed Dan, Thompson Mark, Foreman Bradley: In-flight entertainment system with hand-out passenger terminals. Thales Avionics, Brady Kenneth A Jr, Reed Dan, Thompson Mark, Foreman Bradley, WULFF Richard A, June 15, 2006: WO/2006/062641 (31 worldwide citation)

An in-flight entertainment system with hand-out terminals is described. An embodiment of the invention comprises a server having digital content, which is communicatively linked to a communications network, a connector located proximate to each passenger seat of an aircraft, each connector being com ...


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Philippe Robert: Method for producing via-connections in a substrate and substrate equipped with same. Thales Avionics, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 29, 2004: US06756304 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating conducting through-connections in a substrate, and a substrate equipped with such connections. The method of fabricating conducting through-connections between the front face and the rear face of a substrate hollows into the substrate, from the rear-face side, cavities having ...


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Lionel Collot, Joël Choisnet: Aircraft probe for measuring total temperature and pressure. Thales Avionics, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, November 16, 2004: US06817240 (27 worldwide citation)

A probe for an aircraft, making it possible in particular to measure the total temperature of the air flow surrounding the aircraft. The probe includes a moving vane configured to orientate itself in the axis of an air flow surrounding the moving vane and, fixed to the moving vane, a device for meas ...


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Brady Kenneth A Jr, Reed Dan, Thompson Mark, Foreman Bradley: System for providing in-flight entertainment with data redundancy. Thales Avionics, Brady Kenneth A Jr, Reed Dan, Thompson Mark, Foreman Bradley, WULFF Richard A, June 22, 2006: WO/2006/065381 (27 worldwide citation)

A system for providing in-flight entertainment with data redundancy is described. In an embodiment of the invention, the system includes a first server and a second server disposed within an aircraft, each having stored thereon digital content. The system also includes a network switch that is commu ...