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Donald F Hooper, Matthew S Goldman, Peter C Bixby, Suban Krishnamoorthy: Video on demand with memory accessing and or like functions. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, August 15, 1995: US05442390 (432 worldwide citation)

In a system for interactively viewing videos, a selected video is transmitted as a plurality of frames of digitized video data for playback on a viewing device. The system receives the transmitted video data and includes a memory buffer for storing a segment of a selected one of the videos. The segm ...


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William T Freeman: Hand gesture control system. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, December 14, 1999: US06002808 (382 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for rapidly recognizing hand gestures for the control of computer graphics, in which image moment calculations are utilized to determine an overall equivalent rectangle corresponding to hand position, orientation and size, with size in one embodiment correlating to the width of ...


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Stewart Frederick Bryant, Shaheedur Reza Haque: Precision broadcast of composite programs including secondary program content such as advertisements. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, July 29, 1997: US05652615 (314 worldwide citation)

In a broadcasting network, programs are distributed to targeted customer premises equipment. A first program source generates first segments of the program, the first segments having a first identified content. A second program source generates second segments of the program, the second segments hav ...


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Fred L Templin, Ajay Gupta, Gregory D Skinner, Dermot Matthew Tynan: Transparent and secure network gateway. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, July 14, 1998: US05781550 (279 worldwide citation)

In a computer implemented method, packets are transparently and securely communicated between a trusted computer and an untrusted computer connected by a gateway. Each packet including a source address, a destination address and a payload. The gateway, according to rules stored in a configuration da ...


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Andrew D Birrell, Edward P Wobber, Martin Abadi, Raymond P Stata: Secure web tunnel. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, September 8, 1998: US05805803 (278 worldwide citation)

In a computer implemented method, a client computer connected to a public network such as the Internet makes a request for an intranet resource to a tunnel of a firewall isolating the intranet from the Internet. The request is made in a public message. The tunnel sends a message to the client comput ...


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Carol Strohecker, Barbara Barros: System for designing graphical multi-participant environments. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, August 8, 2000: US06100896 (272 worldwide citation)

A system for generating a virtual reality environment applies principles of urban planning. Participants interact with the system by designating or anging certain objects or characteristics of the environment. The environment includes designation of districts having similar scenic characteristics. P ...


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Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo, Paul A Reilly: Methods and apparatus for implementing server functions in a distributed heterogeneous environment. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, August 8, 1995: US05440744 (260 worldwide citation)

In distributed heterogeneous data processing networks, dispatcher and control server software components execute the code of a single application or of many portions of the code of one or more applications in response to a method object received from a client application. The method object includes ...


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Andrew R Golding: Automobile navigation system with dynamic traffic data. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, August 3, 1999: US05933100 (237 worldwide citation)

A system located in an automobile provides personalized traffic information nd route planning capabilities. This system uses equipment which is becoming standard in automobiles, such as on-board navigation systems and cellular telephones. On-board navigation systems use global positioning system (GP ...


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Tommy C Poon, Jay Bao, Yoshiki Mizutani, Hiroyuki Nakayama: Universal modem for digital video, audio and data communications. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, February 20, 2001: US06192070 (202 worldwide citation)

A universal modem has a software-configurable modulator/demodulator which accommodates different modulation formats such as those associated with terrestrial, cable, phone line, satellite and wireless communications to be transmitted and received through a single device in which the modem has reconf ...


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Michael Burrows: Method for optimizing entries for searching an index. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, December 22, 1998: US05852820 (200 worldwide citation)

A computerized method optimizes an index of information stored as records of a database in response to queries made to the index. The index is generated by storing index entries in a memory. Each index entry includes a word entry immediately followed by one or more location entries. The word entry e ...



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