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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Omi Chandiramani: Programming tool for home networks with an HTML page for a plurality of home devices. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, January 30, 2001: US06182094 (517 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating a program guide for a home network having at least one multi-media device connected thereto is provided. According to the method, multi-media material associated with a first home device is identified. An HTML page is generated, based on the identified multi-media ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Robert M Wolff: Browser based command and control home network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, September 11, 2001: US06288716 (396 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices is provided. A first home device capable of displaying user interface data is connected to a home network. A second home device stores user interface data that defines a user interface for commanding and controlling the second h ...


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Richard Humpleman, Dongyan Wang: Method and system for device to device command and control in a network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, October 15, 2002: US06466971 (298 worldwide citation)

Method and system for command and control among a plurality of devices via a network by: connecting a first device to the network; connecting a second device to the network, where the second device stores application interface description data in a structured format for commanding and controlling th ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Omi Chandiramani: Home network, browser based, command and control. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, March 6, 2001: US06198479 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices on a home network to perform a service is provided. According to the method, a client device that is capable of displaying a user interface is connected to a home network. A software agent is executed on the client device to cau ...


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Richard Humpleman: Home multimedia network architecture. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, December 21, 1999: US06005861 (213 worldwide citation)

A home network architecture has an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. The network interface units perform the necessa ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Robert M Wolff: Browser based command and control home network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, August 5, 2003: US06603488 (168 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices is provided. A first home device capable of displaying user interface data is connected to a home network. A second home device stores user interface data that defines a user interface for commanding and controlling the second h ...


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Richard Humpleman: Set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, December 10, 2002: US06493874 (145 worldwide citation)

A set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement is connected to an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. The digital network operates on a single, nomodulated, baseband channel. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface unit ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Robert M Wolff: Method and apparatus for creating home network macros. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, June 5, 2001: US06243707 (110 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices connected to a home network is provided. According to the method, sequences of commands which are used to control a home device are stored as a macro to control the home device. A sequence of commands, used to control a pluralit ...


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Kevin Harms, Alfred Leung, Dimitry Nasledov, Michael Deacon: TV graphical user interface providing selection among various lists of TV channels. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, January 16, 2001: US06175362 (103 worldwide citation)

A TV graphical user interface (GUI) in a satellite TV system enables users to create customized lists of TV channels. Everyday, favorite and theme lists may be generated to respectively combine TV channels being watched regularly, favorite TV channels and channels relating to particular subjects. An ...


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Musa Jahanghir, Jack Chaney, Michael A Kaufman: Methods and arrangements for a converting a high definition image to a lower definition image using wavelet transforms. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, December 16, 2003: US06665343 (82 worldwide citation)

Systems are provided for converting high definition pictures or data to lower definition images using wavelet transforms. In the preferred embodiments, the wavelet transforms are be used in either the transmission/coding or reception/decoding phase for enabling a more efficient conversion of the sig ...