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Max Artigalas, Paul Louis Meunier, Alain Staron: Method and device for recording and reading on a large-capacity medium. Thomson multimedia, Joseph S Tripoli, Frederick A Wein, July 18, 2000: US06091883 (267 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a recording and reading apparatus constituting a kind of video reservoir in the home of the consumer. Thanks to a large-capacity storing technique with suitable technical device, broadcasters transmit numerous programs via specific channels and the consumer may control the ...


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Daniel G Jablonski, Albert D Krall: Millimeter wavelength dielectric waveguide having increased power output and a method of making same. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth E Walden, Frederick A Wein, John G Wynn, May 19, 1987: US04665660 (147 worldwide citation)

A millimeter wavelength solid dielectric waveguide having either an undulng or roughened outer surface is disclosed. As configured, and properly designed, for the wavelength of interest, the non-cylindrical surface will not have any deleterious effects on the electromagnetic properties of the dielec ...


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Albert D Krall, James P Coughlin: Electric wave device and method for efficient excitation of a dielectric rod. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth E Walden, Frederick A Wein, July 4, 1989: US04845508 (143 worldwide citation)

An electric wave operating device for efficiently coupling electromagnetic energy from a waveguide into a dielectric element or vice versa. A waveguide horn portion is chosen for radiating in the primary HE.sub.11 mode and designed to have a predetermined HE.sub.11 mode farfield radiation pattern. A ...


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Dennis R McCarthy: Out-of-range warning system for cordless telephone. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frederick A Wein, December 13, 1994: US05373548 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a cordless telephone unit having a handset and a base unit. The signal strength of a handset which is received by the base unit is examined to determine whether or not the handset is beyond a predetermined range from the base unit. If such determination of out-of-ran ...


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Klaus Goken: Radio broadcast transmission system and receiver for incompatible signal formats, and method therefor. Thomson Consumer Electronics Sales, Joseph S Tripoli, Frederick A Wein, Peter M Emanuel, December 10, 1996: US05584051 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for an analog and/or digital radio broadcast transmission system and radio receiver therefor, which includes a control signal having an item of control information concerning another, different type of transmission/receive system. The receiver is a hybrid receiver able ...


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Michel Kerdranvat: Differential coding of motion vectors using the median of candidate vectors. Thomson multimedia, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frederick A Wein, May 18, 1999: US05905535 (100 worldwide citation)

A process for differential coding of a motion vector associated with a macro-block, including the steps: of determining the components of the said motion vector, of determining a prediction vector, each component of which is equal to the median value of the corresponding components of at least three ...


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Catherine Heimburger: Process for interpolating progressive frames. Thomson multimedia, Joseph S Tripoli, Frederick A Wein, Alexander J Burke, November 30, 1999: US05995154 (72 worldwide citation)

A process for converting interlaced frames into progressive frames comprising a change of frame frequency by interpolation and motion compensation, wherein when a motion vector associated with a pixel to be interpolated is non-zero or when the motion vector is zero but the confidence accorded to thi ...


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Dirk Adolph, Dietrich Westerkamp, Carsten Herpel, Ingo Hutter: Method and apparatus for transcoding bit streams with video data. Deutsche Thomson Brandt, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frederick A Wein, June 27, 2000: US06081295 (66 worldwide citation)

The coding or decoding of video data with the associated audio and/or other data can be performed, for example, on the basis of the standards ISO/IEC 11172 (MPEG1) or ISO/IEC 13818 (MPEG2). Such coding and decoding can include the conversion of a primary bit stream coded on the basis of such standar ...


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Otto Klank, J├╝rgen Laabs: Method for the transmission of reference signals in an OFDM system. Deutsche Thomson Brandt, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shedd, Frederick A Wein, May 1, 2001: US06226337 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and device in which only a single symbol is required for synchronization, and which permits the detection of appreciable deviations from the normal receiver oscillator frequency or of a deviation of the transmitter frequency from the given frequency pattern, and the correction of the oscill ...


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Khaled Sarayeddine: Optical polarisation device. Thomson multimedia, Joseph S Tripoli, Frederick A Wein, Daniel E Sragow, June 6, 2000: US06072628 (49 worldwide citation)

An optical polarization device includes a source of light emitting a non-polarised light beam. A polarization separator reflects one polarization component of the light beam and transmits the other polarization component. A reflection means receives the component reflected by the polarization separa ...