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Peter B Houser, Mark E Schutte, Gloria J Majid: Information system having a speech interface. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Kelly A Gardner, June 30, 1998: US05774859 (401 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a device such as a television and for controlling access to broadcast information such as video, audio, and/or text information is disclosed. The system includes a first receiver for receiving utterances of a speaker, a second receiver for receiving vocabulary data defining ...


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Anthony John Wasilewski, Douglas F Woodhead, Gary Lee Logston: Method and apparatus for providing conditional access in connection-oriented, interactive networks with a multiplicity of service providers. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Kelly A Gardner, Hubert J Barnhardt III, February 9, 1999: US05870474 (361 worldwide citation)

A control system provides secure transmission of programs, including at least one of video, audio, and data, between a service provider and a customer's set top unit over a digital network. Program bearing data packets are recieved in a first network protocol over a first data link and removed from ...


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Hugh H Trout III: Aortic graft, implantation device, and method for repairing aortic aneurysm. Patrick J Coyne, Kenneth M Massaroni, May 4, 1993: US05207695 (351 worldwide citation)

An aortic graft and system and method for implanting the aortic graft are provided. The aortic graft comprises a substantially cylindrical graft material with attachment means which comprise a plurality of post and hook assemblies which are implanted with a double catheter system to penetrate the ao ...


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Robert J Beyers II, Gregory S Durden, M Kent Ivey, Curt M Kuban: System and method for remotely selecting subscribers and controlling messages to subscribers in a cable television system. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, John Victor Pezdek, March 3, 1998: US05724525 (336 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for selecting groups of one or more cable television subscribers remotely from a billing computer using data fields in either the billing computer database or a system control computer database. A selection criteria language may be used for selecting subscribers base ...


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Anthony J Wasilewski, Howard G Pinder, Glendon L Akins III, Michael S Palgon: Conditional access system. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Hubert J Barnhardt III, Kelly A Gardner, December 5, 2000: US06157719 (290 worldwide citation)

A cable television system provides conditional access to services. The cable television system includes a headend from which service "instances", or programs, are broadcast and a plurality of set top units for receiving the instances and selectively decrypting the instances for display to system sub ...


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Roger W Pryor, Napoleon P Formigoni, Stanford R Ovshinsky: Thin film electrical devices with amorphous carbon electrodes and method of making same. Energy Conversion Devices, Richard M Goldman, Marvin S Siskind, Kenneth M Massaroni, July 4, 1989: US04845533 (289 worldwide citation)

Thin film electrical structures, such as threshold switching devices and phase change memory cells, preferably utilizing electrically stable, relatively inert, conductive electrodes including a non-single-crystal deposited film of carbon material, are disclosed. The film of carbon material, which pr ...


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Scott Wilcox, Robert A Montgomery, Thomas McDonald, Praveen Roa, Deborah A Spencer: Navigational user interface for interactive television. Prasara Technologies, Kenneth M Massaroni, Hubert J Bernhardt III, Shelley L Couturier, January 13, 2004: US06678891 (287 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a navigational user interface for interactive television. The invention uses an intuitive interactive interface for navigating through service options preferably offered by a cable television service. Services offered such as video on demand, purchasing delivery foods, resta ...


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Christopher H Birch, Christian V van Staden, Walter R Brooks, Paul D Nicholas, Steven S Lawrence: System and method for transmitting a plurality of digital services including imaging services. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, John Victor Pezdek, Kelly A Gardner, May 26, 1998: US05757416 (247 worldwide citation)

A multiplex frame format for transmitting digital data in a data transmission system comprises a PACKETS portion comprising a highly error-protected region and a region having only Reed Solomon encoding as an error protection measure, the PACKETS portion including low speed data. The frame format al ...


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Subhendu Guha, Stanford R Ovshinsky: Method of fabricating n-type and p-type microcrystalline semiconductor alloy material including band gap widening elements. Energy Conversion Devices, Marvin S Siskind, Richard M Goldman, Kenneth M Massaroni, January 2, 1990: US04891330 (224 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating doped microcrystalline semiconductor alloy material which includes a band gap widening element through a glow discharge deposition process by subjecting a precursor mixture which includes a diluent gas to an a.c. glow discharge in the absence of a magnetic field of sufficient ...


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Bruce A Anderson, Peter B Houser: Methods and apparatus for organizing and searching an electronic programming guide. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Hubert J Barnhardt III, Kelly A Gardner, December 21, 1999: US06005631 (217 worldwide citation)

A single program descriptor is assigned to each program in electronic programming guide (EPG) data which is transmitted to home communications terminals in a communications network. A relationship is then separately established between these descriptors and criteria which may be used by a subscriber ...



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