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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 (208 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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James T Patterson: Video decoder with closed caption data on video output. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, January 25, 2000: US06018369 (41 worldwide citation)

An arrangement and method for receiving a compressed video stream and generating a decompressed video signal and closed caption data therefrom employs a video decoder a video decompressor that decompresses the compressed video stream to generate a decompressed video signal. The video decoder has a c ...


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Benson Chuong, Charles Barry: Satellite dish positioning system. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, January 4, 2000: US06011511 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for adjusting the position of an antenna to improve reception at a television includes a signal generator which measures the signal strength received by the antenna. The signal generator sends a low frequency coded signal to a display visible to a person who is adjusting the a ...


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Kevin Harms, Donald Gillespie, Eric Wood, Kiet Khauv: TV graphical user interface having cursor position indicator. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, May 2, 2000: US06057831 (33 worldwide citation)

A TV graphical user interface includes a graphical channel changer for enabling a user to select a required TV channel among about 1000 channels provided by a satellite TV system. The graphical channel changer contains a vertical channel bar composed of channel boxes that display numbers and logos o ...


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Albert Hu, Shen Yang Chen: Auto-finder and distance warning method and apparatus for a remote control input device. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, December 7, 1999: US05999799 (26 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for preventing the loss of a remote control input device used with a stationary device provides the stationary device with a transmitter and a signal generator that generates signals transmitted by the transmitter. The remote control input device communicates wirelessly with t ...


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Jong Yun Yun, Hae Jung Lee, Ken Bovatsek, Kieu Lien Dang: Flexible BPI and TPI selection in disk drives. Samsung Electronics, Ben J Yorks Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, Irell & Manella, October 18, 2005: US06956710 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for determining and varying the capacity, track per inch and bit per inch values of a hard disk drive. The method includes determining an optimal track per inch value for each head of the drive. The method then determines whether each head does not exceed a threshold BER value. If one or mo ...


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Musa Jahanghir, Jack Chaney, Michael A Kaufman: Method and apparatus for processing a high definition image to provide a relatively lower definition image using both discrete cosine transforms and wavelet transforms. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, Sherman & Sherman, October 31, 2000: US06141457 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for processing a high definition image using both an inverse discrete cosine transform (IDCT) and an inverse discrete wavelet transform (IDWT) to provide a relatively lower definition image is provided. Image data encoded with a discrete cosine transform (DCT) is decoded us ...



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