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Yoshiro Kato, Choichi Fujita: Plural receiving and recording television system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, June 21, 1977: US04031548 (228 worldwide citation)

A combination of a television receiver and a television signal recording and/or reproducing apparatus, such as a so-called video tape recorder, forming a television system for receiving, recording and/or reproducing television signals and displaying images thereof, wherein the television receiver po ...


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Toyoji Yabe: Television receiver apparatus for selectively displaying a video picture or alphanumeric data information. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 8, 1981: US04288809 (228 worldwide citation)

Television receiver apparatus is disclosed for receiving and selectively displaying a video picture derived from video signals transmitted on a broadcasting channel, or alphanumeric data information derived from alphanumeric data signals which are transmitted during at least one horizontal line inte ...


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Toshio Amano, Yoshihisa Fujioka, Kunio Nagai, Osamu Oda: Picture display device. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 28, 1986: US04620229 (224 worldwide citation)

A picture display apparatus has respective modes in which it displays at least three different types of pictures in sequence in response to actuations of a single switch. The picture display apparatus may be incorporated within a conventional television receiver having a programmable timer, and in s ...


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Semyon Mizikovsky: User selectable response to an incoming call at a mobile station. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 24, 1996: US05559860 (205 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for selectively answering an incoming call transmitted from a cellular base station to a mobile station based upon the telephone number of a calling party. An ID processor is programmed by a user of the mobile station to store selected telephone numbers corresponding to calling party te ...


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Masahiro Takeda: Memory card having static electricity protection. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, Eslinger Lewis H, July 30, 1985: US04532419 (193 worldwide citation)

A memory card includes a card support formed by two plastic boards; a printed circuit board mounted on the card support; an integrated circuit mounted on the printed circuit board and including a memory for storing information, a central processing unit for accessing the information, and access term ...


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Toshio Amano: Remotely controllable electronic apparatus. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, February 21, 1989: US04807052 (190 worldwide citation)

In an audio and/or video electronic apparatus, such as, a television receiver or a video tape recorder, which, in a remote control mode, is capable of having operations thereof controllable by respective first remote control codes in response to the reception of corresponding signals from a first re ...


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Geoffrey T Anderson, Sophie Klym, Andrew Todd Zidel, Masaaki Akahane, Eduardo Sciammarella: Portable telephone apparatus having a plurality of selectable functions activated by the use of dedicated and/or soft keys. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, April 7, 1998: US05737394 (174 worldwide citation)

A telephone apparatus having a plurality of dedicated keys, a plurality of changeable keys each having at least one respective dedicated function associated therewith, and a display for displaying a plurality of lines of data. The telephone apparatus is adapted to perform a plurality of main functio ...


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Hideki Koyanagi, Hiroshi Sumihiro, Seiichi Emoto, Tohru Wada: Apparatus and method for reproducing a prediction-encoded video signal. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 17, 1996: US05557332 (169 worldwide citation)

A digital video signal that has been encoded using motion-compensated prediction, transform encoding, and variable-length coding, is decoded using parallel processing. Frames of the video signal are divided into slices made up of a sequence of macroblocks. The signal to be decoded is slice-wise divi ...


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Jun Yonemitsu, Yoichi Yagasaki: Recording/reproducing compressed data on a rotatable record medium in which at least one intraframe code signal and at least (n-1) interframe code signals are recorded in each track. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, William S Frommer, August 18, 1992: US05140437 (167 worldwide citation)

Image data is recorded in successive turns on a rotatable record medium driven at substantially constant linear velocity by converting a first of successive image frames of image data to an intraframe code signal, converting the (n-1) next-following frames to (n-1) interframe code signals, and recor ...


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Nobutoshi Kihara, Tadahiko Nakamura: Method and apparatus for automatic control of electronic equipment. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 2, 1984: US04475153 (164 worldwide citation)

An electronic device, such as a video tape recorder (VTR), is set into a desired, but complex mode, such as automatic recording of a desired program, by manual scanning with an optical wand or other scanning instrument of one or more code groups printed on a selection card. Respective selection card ...