Gregory A Ehlers, Richard M Silva: Environmental condition control and energy management system and method. Tocom, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 17, 2001: US06216956 (466 worldwide citation)

An indoor environmental condition control and energy management system includes a plurality of inputs. A user input receives user input parameters including a desired indoor environmental condition range for at least one energy unit price point. An indoor environmental condition input receives a sen ...

John G Campbell, Carl F Schoeneberger, Allan B Bundens, Richard M Fogle, John R Lemburg: Addressable cable television control system with video format data transmission. Tocom, Hubbard Thurman Turner & Tucker, August 20, 1985: US04536791 (433 worldwide citation)

An addressable cable television control system controls television program and data signal transmission from a central station to a plurality of user stations. The data signals include both control and text signals in video line format which are inserted on the vertical interval of the television si ...

Brian E Belcher, John G Cambell: Method of and apparatus for establishing emergency communications in a two-way cable television system. TOCOM, Giles C Clegg Jr, November 23, 1976: US03993955 (184 worldwide citation)

In a two-way cable television communications system wherein a central or master station is coupled to a plurality of remote stations through a coaxial cable network, each remote unit is provided with means for decoding an emergency alert transmission signal from the master station to generate an int ...

Osborn William: Communications system. Tocom, Clegg & Cantrell, April 9, 1974: US3803491 (158 worldwide citation)

A number of different remote units are interrogated and controlled by signals transmitted thereto from a master station. The transmitted interrogation and control signals take the form of three radio-frequency signals at three different frequencies. Each radio-frequency signal is coded in a binary m ...

William F Karnes: Remote transceiver for a multiple site location in a two-way cable television system. TOCOM, Giles C Clegg Jr, November 2, 1976: US03990012 (127 worldwide citation)

A remote transceiver for a two-way cable television system includes a main receiving, transmitting and logic control unit coupled to a plurality of locally remote control units through a plurality of supplemental tuning and logic sections. A receiver in the main unit acts as the interface between th ...

Osborn William, Carter Bob: Data sampling communication system. Tocom, Clegg and Cantrell, February 26, 1974: US3794922 (115 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for sampling or interrogating selected ones of a plurality of remote units at which are located television receivers, to determine which of a plurality of television channels are being viewed at the interrogated remote units at the particular time of interrogation. The system i ...

Storey Robert W, Martin Thomas F, Schoeneberger Carl F, Campbell John G, Chenoweth John Stephen, Bundens Allan B Jr: Prepaid pay-per-view television method and apparatus.. Tocom, December 19, 1984: EP0128555-A2 (25 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for utilization with pay-per-view television systems in which selected data and pay television programs are transmitted from a central station to a remote subscriber's location. Predetermined credit unit amounts are periodically transmitted by the central station ...

Stewart Floyd C, Weeks Daniel W, Belcher Brian E: Noise control system for transmission network. TOCOM, Clegg Cantrell & Crisman, November 5, 1974: US3846703 (22 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a noise control system especially useful in branching or fan-out type transmission networks which include a primary trunk cable and a plurality of feeder cables branching therefrom at various points along the trunk cable. Amplifiers are coupled to at least some of the feeder cables. The ...

Carl F Schoeneberger, Allan B Bundens, Richard A Blake, Richard M Fogle: Video encoder/decoder system. Tocom, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, March 11, 1986: US04575755 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for encoding and decoding a television signal are disclosed in which the horizontal sync pulses and the first section of the video signal are inverted, and the inverted horizontal sync pulses and video signals are reduced in amplitude by a predetermined amount.

Bundens Allan B, Schoeneberger Carl F: Data communications terminal.. Tocom, November 26, 1980: EP0019286-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

A data communications terminal is provided for interfacing with a central data processing system to handle a variety of data acquisition and control functions including the minitoring and control of security devices and pay television receivers. The terminal includes a microcomputer unit for receivi ...