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Alfonse A Acampora, Robert J Siracusa: Apparatus for segmenting encoded video signal for transmission. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, December 1, 1992: US05168356 (281 worldwide citation)

A vide signal encoding system includes apparatus for segmenting encoded video data into transport blocks for signal transmission. The transport block format enhances signal recovery at the receiver by virtue of providing header data from which a receiver can determine re-entry points into the data s ...


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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Joel W Zdepski, Glenn A Reitmeier, Charles M Wine: An HDTV compression system. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, June 16, 1992: US05122875 (274 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g., terrestrial transmission includes a compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals for providing ierarchically layered codewords CW representing compressed video data and associated codewords T, defining the types of dat ...


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Robert J Siracusa, Joel W Zdepski: Method and apparatus for conveying compressed video data over a noisy communication channel. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, February 22, 1994: US05289276 (223 worldwide citation)

A digital compressed video signal transmission system includes a transport processor for segmenting compressed data into transport cells for transmission. Particular portions of the compressed data are formatted into further transport cells, which further transport cells are interspersed with normal ...


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John M Keith, Stuart J Golin, Allen H Simon, Brian Astle: Digital video decompression system. Technology 64, Paul J Rasmussen, Eric P Herrmann, Kenneth N Nigon, November 15, 1988: US04785349 (215 worldwide citation)

A full motion color digital video signal is compressed, formatted for transmission, recorded on compact disc media and decoded at conventional video frame rates. During compression, regions of a frame are individually analyzed to select optimum fill coding methods specific to each region. Region dec ...


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Joseph Kuriacose, Alfonse A Acampora, Joel W Zdepski: Priority selection apparatus as for a video signal processor. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, May 5, 1992: US05111292 (209 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g. terrestrial transmission includes a priority selection processor for parsing compressed video codewords between high and low priority channels for transmission. A compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals provides hi ...


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Sheau Bao Ng: Lower resolution HDTV receivers. RCA Thomson Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, November 16, 1993: US05262854 (199 worldwide citation)

A receiver for receiving block coded HDTV compressed digital video signals decimates the data in each block to produce NTSC resolution images but with a significant savings in receiver hardware.


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Jerome M Shapiro: Data compression system including successive approximation quantizer. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdy, June 14, 1994: US05321776 (196 worldwide citation)

A data processing system augments compression of non-zero values of significant coefficients by coding entries of a significance map independently of coding the values of significant non-zero coefficients. A dedicated symbol represents a zerotree structure encompassing a related association of insig ...


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Pankaj Rohatgi, Vincent Dureau: Apparatus and method for authenticating transmitting applications in an interactive TV system. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, April 29, 1997: US05625693 (183 worldwide citation)

An executable interactive program is combined with audio/video data for transmission. The program is divided into modules, similar to computer files, and a Directory Module is created which links program modules. Security for the executable application is provided by attaching a signed certificate t ...


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Tristan Savatier: Adaptive variable length encoder/decoder. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, March 21, 1995: US05400075 (161 worldwide citation)

A variable length encoding/decoding system for use with a layered signal format, and for adaptively providing VLC changes without additional signal overhead, includes a plurality of VLC encoding tables, respective ones of the tables being preprogrammed with VLC codes associated with anticipated sign ...


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John W Chaney, Kevin E Bridgewater: Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving a program guide for television services. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, May 7, 1996: US05515106 (160 worldwide citation)

In a packet audio/video signal transmission system, program guide information is formed as a master guide and a special guide. The master guide contains programming information for the period of the current several hours. The special guide contains programming information for the next thirty days, f ...



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