Paul Walinsky, Arye Rosen, Arnold J Greenspon: Method and apparatus for high frequency catheter ablation. RCA Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert L Troike, William H Meise, February 10, 1987: US04641649 (368 worldwide citation)

A medical procedure for treatment of tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) or cardiac disrhythmia uses a catheter which includes a flexible coaxial transmission line (coax) terminated by an antenna. The antenna and coax are introduced into a chamber of the heart. The antenna is brought into contact with a w ...

David J Duffield, Billy W Beyers Jr: Tuner control apparatus having tune-by-label capability. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, September 25, 1990: US04959720 (332 worldwide citation)

A tuning system is provided which allows a user to enter text labels associated with respective channels or television programs to be tuned so that, thereafter, a channel or program to be tuned may be selected by the user by entering its label. Scheduling of television programs by label is also prov ...

Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler employing a predictive agent for use in a television receiver. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, February 2, 1999: US05867226 (308 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching for specific television programs which satisfy certain criteria concerning a user's ...

Arye Rosen, Paul Walinsky: Percutaneous transluminal microwave catheter angioplasty. RCA Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert L Troike, William H Meise, February 17, 1987: US04643186 (292 worldwide citation)

Percutaneous transluminal electromagnetic (EM) catheter angioplasty is performed using radio frequency (RF) or microwave frequency power. The catheter includes a coaxial transmission line terminated at its distal end in an antenna. The antenna includes an extension of the coaxial center conductor pa ...

Alfonse A Acampora, Robert J Siracusa: Apparatus for segmenting encoded video signal for transmission. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, December 1, 1992: US05168356 (287 worldwide citation)

A vide signal encoding system includes apparatus for segmenting encoded video data into transport blocks for signal transmission. The transport block format enhances signal recovery at the receiver by virtue of providing header data from which a receiver can determine re-entry points into the data s ...

Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Robert Howard Miller: Consumer interface for programming device. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, October 28, 1997: US05682206 (277 worldwide citation)

A television system for receiving a plurality of television programs includes a programming unit for causing the television system to receive and record a particular television show aired on a given channel, at a particular time and date in accordance with schedule data entered by a user. The televi ...

Edward H Adelson: Digital signal encoding and decoding apparatus. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, July 3, 1990: US04939515 (276 worldwide citation)

Digital data is conveyed along with the analog signal by selectively quantizing the analog signal in response to the level of each of the digital bits to be sent. By determining which quantization function was used, a decoder may recover the embedded digital data.

Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Joel W Zdepski, Glenn A Reitmeier, Charles M Wine: An HDTV compression system. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, June 16, 1992: US05122875 (274 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g., terrestrial transmission includes a compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals for providing ierarchically layered codewords CW representing compressed video data and associated codewords T, defining the types of dat ...

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 ...

Harold Blatter, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Thomas Edward Horlander: Processing and storage of digital data and program specific information. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, May 19, 1998: US05754651 (250 worldwide citation)

A program representative packetized datastream is generated from an input packetized datastream representing a plurality of programs. Program content packets comprising a desired program selected from the plurality of programs are identified. Condensed program specific information (CPSI) suitable fo ...