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Xavier Bengoechea, Francesco Finizio, Richard Grich: Surveillance window. Thales Avionics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, March 6, 2007: US07187498 (119 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 (48 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 (45 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 (44 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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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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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 (28 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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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 (26 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 (26 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 ...


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Claude Sarno, Georges Moulin: Electronic module with high cooling power. Thales Avionics, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, December 9, 2003: US06661664 (24 worldwide citation)

A structure to improve the cooling of electronic modules of the type including a printed circuit board contained between two covers. The structure extracts, by at least one of the covers, heat produced by at least one component borne by the printed circuit board. According to one feature, the cover ...



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