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John M Van Ryzin: Automobile navigation system. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, December 1, 1998: US05844505 (329 worldwide citation)

Automobile navigation system utilizes a wide angle CCD camera that is coupled to the vehicle to receive video images of signs being approached by the vehicle. The user (e.g., the driver) of the system supplies via an input keyboard the desired destination of the vehicle and by using, e.g., a digital ...


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Andrew M Proehl, Kimberly Mingo, Rich Gioscia: Graphic user interface that is usable as a PC interface and an A/V interface. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Gordon Kessler, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, September 12, 2000: US06118450 (321 worldwide citation)

A graphic user interface for use with a multi-recording media storage apparatus includes a determiner for determining the identity of at least one of a plurality of recording media retained within the apparatus and an accumulator for accumulating statistical information regarding the identity of tha ...


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Hiroshi Osawa, Naoyasu Hosonuma: Charging system for mobile robot, method for searching charging station, mobile robot, connector, and electrical connection structure. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Darren M Simon, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 20, 2004: US06764373 (269 worldwide citation)

A charging system for a mobile robot includes the mobile robot that is battery-driven and moves in a self-controlled way within a work space, and a charging station for accommodating the mobile robot for a battery charging operation. The charging system includes visible recognition data arranged in ...


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Katz Gary: Automated exchange for trading derivative securities. International Securities Exchange, Stephen J Lieb, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, September 9, 2003: US06618707 (250 worldwide citation)

An automated exchange is provided for matching incoming orders for the purchase or sale of financial instruments, such as options contracts, with previously received orders. The exchange allocates the matching of orders first to fill customer orders and then to fill professional orders on a pro rata ...


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Tomohisa Shiga, Hideo Terasawa, Yasuaki Yamagishi: Electronic program guide system using images of reduced size to identify respective programs. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, December 21, 1999: US06005562 (236 worldwide citation)

A technique for transmitting and receiving an electronic program guide which identifies programs that are to be transmitted. Electronic program guide (EPG) data includes image data representing images of reduced, less than normal, size to identify respective programs which are to be transmitted. The ...


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Hideo Terasawa, Tomohisa Shiga: Control apparatus and control method for displaying electronic program guide. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Dennis M Smid, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, November 14, 2000: US06147714 (230 worldwide citation)

A desired program is selected speedily and reliably from a plurality of programs. Reduced-sized still pictures of typical frames of programs to be broadcast on the respective channels are divided by program category and displayed as an electronic program guide. A cursor is shifted in the left and ri ...


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Hiroaki Kitano, Junichi Rekimoto: Information retrieval apparatus and method. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 20, 1999: US05926116 (225 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an information retrieval apparatus and an information retrieval method by which information can be retrieved in an improved operability. A CPU controls a video camera to fetch an image and controls a GPS to detect a current position. The CPU reads out, from within image data s ...


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John M Van Ryzin: Automatic update of file versions for files shared by several computers which record in respective file directories temporal information for indicating when the files have been created. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, June 1, 1999: US05909689 (223 worldwide citation)

A computer program/software determines the latest version for one or more data files used by several interconnected computers or workstations, and selectively updates each file version stored in individual directories on the computers or workstations. The program allows sharing of the data files amo ...


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John Underwood, Paul Neilson, Hanson Char, David Shing, Peter Horner, Mark Underwood, Darren Slaney, Gary Evesson: Method and apparatus for generating and modifying multiple instances of an element of a web site. Decentrix, Gordon Kessler, Dexter Chang, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 29, 2003: US06601057 (223 worldwide citation)

A technique for modifying a web site generated in accordance with received data entry by: determining at least one characteristic of at least one web site dimension of the web site based on the data entry; generating a multi-dimensional description of the web site based on the determined characteris ...


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John M Van Ryzin: Remote control device with a graphical user interface. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Bruno Polito, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, October 3, 2000: US06127941 (208 worldwide citation)

A two-way remote control unit with a graphical user interface controls various audio/video devices interconnected in a multimedia system. The remote control unit includes a transceiver for transmitting and receiving control commands to/from multimedia components, which are displayed in the user-frie ...



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