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James Hedley Wilkinson: Motion vector compensation using overlapping weighted windows. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Fromer, Joe H Shallenburger, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, August 6, 2002: US06430316 (69 worldwide citation)

A soft windowing technique involves the use of a window for vector assisted frame differing, the window being larger than a macroblock of the structure defined over the video picture. The edges of each window taper so that overlapping windows provide the correct pixel weighting at the edges. For a s ...


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Tadao Kurihara: Television receiving apparatus. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, June 29, 2004: US06757029 (13 worldwide citation)

A television receiving apparatus for receiving an analog television broadcast and a digital television broadcast is disclosed, that comprises a tuner means for receiving both an analog television broadcast signal and a digital television broadcast signal, selecting a signal having a desired carrier ...


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Osamu Nakamura, Mototsugu Abe: Apparatus and method for video processing, and storage medium and program therefor. Sony Corporation, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Thomas F Presson, September 28, 2010: US07805052 (10 worldwide citation)

A video recording apparatus for continuously presenting a main program to a user without a break while presenting a commercial. A main program buffer records a main program of a video signal in accordance with a temporal position of at least the main program or commercials in the video signal, and a ...


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Ilham Saleh Abuljadayel: Method of preparing an undifferentiated cell. Ghazi Jaswinder Dhoot, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, Thomas J Kowalski, Angela M Collison, August 12, 2008: US07410773 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of increasing the relative number of cells expressing one or more stem cell markers in a cell population including committed cells is described. The method comprises: i. contacting the cell population with an agent that operably engages said committed cells; and ii. incubating committed cel ...


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Jean Christophe Francis Audonnet, Michel Joseph Marie Bublot, Raphael Jean Darteil, Carole Veronique Duinat, Eliane Louise Fran cedilla oise Laplace, Michel Albert Emile Riviere: Live recombinant avian vaccine using an avian herpesvirus as vector. Rhone Merieux, William S Frommer, Thomas J Kowalski, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, November 9, 1999: US05980906 (10 worldwide citation)

The live recombinant avian vaccine comprises, as vector, an avian herpesvirus comprising at least one nucleotide sequence coding for and expressing an antigenic polypeptide of an avian pathogenic agent, inserted into the region lying between the ATG of ORF UL55 and the junction of U.sub.L with the a ...


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Kenzo Nakai, Yukihiko Yamamoto: Picture-display-region discriminating apparatus. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Dennis M Smid, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, November 23, 1999: US05990971 (5 worldwide citation)

A picture-display-region discriminating apparatus comprising a device for setting a number of picture detection regions on a display screen of a television receiver, a detecting device for detecting a level of a video signal corresponding to each picture detection region by utilizing two reference l ...


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Yoshiyuki Kunito, Satoshi Kawahata, Akihiro Hokimoto, Tadayuki Hattori: Call method, call apparatus and call system. Sony Corporation, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Paul A Levy, June 17, 2008: US07389093 (2 worldwide citation)

A call apparatus, a call method and a call system, are disclosed, in which the problem otherwise caused by fixed setting of the sound volume level of the BGM or the effect sound with respect to the call voice may be overcome. A decoded output of a decoder 17 (PCM data) is multiplied in a gain adjust ...


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Nobuyoshi Tomita: Data transmission device and data transmission method. Sony Corporation, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, May 13, 2008: US07372858 (1 worldwide citation)

A data transmission device and a data transmission method are adapted to add an RTP time stamp accurately synchronized with the PCR when sequentially transmitting data stored in a recording medium in advance with the MPEG2-TS format or data sequentially formatted to the MPEG2-TS format by means of h ...


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Koji Kamiya, Seiji Sato, Tomoyasu Katsuyama: Camera system and camera control method. SONY CORPORATION, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Ellen Marcie Emas, November 10, 2015: US09185390

A camera system and method are suitable for use in applications in which three dimensional images are generated without using complicated procedures. A camera system includes: a first camera and a second camera; a camera adaptor box; and a camera control unit. The camera adaptor box controls the ope ...


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Takuro Noda: Information processing device, information processing method and computer program. SONY CORPORATION, Fromer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, August 2, 2016: US09405393

Provided is an information processing device including a detection area determination unit configured to determine whether a contact position of an input object is in a contact determination area which is a part of a detection area of a detection unit based on a detection signal from the detection u ...