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James M Barton, Roderick James McInnis, Alan S Moskowitz, Andrew Martin Goodman, Ching Tong Chow, Jean Swey Kao: Multimedia time warping system. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, May 15, 2001: US06233389 (881 worldwide citation)

A multimedia time warping system. The invention allows the user to store selected television broadcast programs while the user is simultaneously watching or reviewing another program. A preferred embodiment of the invention accepts television (TV) input streams in a multitude of forms, for example, ...


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Ajit Kumar Gupta, Richard David Day, Eric Sven Johan Swildens: Integrated point of presence server network. Speedera Networks, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, June 11, 2002: US06405252 (321 worldwide citation)

A network of point of presence servers sharing a hostname includes a first network probe server configured to determine traffic loads of a plurality of customer web servers, and configured to determine latency of web cache servers in the network of point of presence servers, each of the customer web ...


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Ronald Martinez, Bruce Schneier, Greg Guerin: Virtual property system. The Brodia Group, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, September 12, 2000: US06119229 (319 worldwide citation)

A digital object ownership system is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of user terminals, where each terminal is accessible by at least one individual user. The system also includes at least one central computer system that is capable of communicating with each of the user terminals. A plur ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus implementing a multimedia digital network. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, October 30, 2001: US06310886 (277 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficiently managing the allocation of available data capacity on a physically shared digital network among devices connected to that network is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method and apparatus for managing the ongoing timely movement of data on the shared network such ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus implementing random access and time-based functions on a continuous stream of formatted digital data. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, December 4, 2001: US06327418 (276 worldwide citation)

A continuous stream of formatted digital data, such as a video segment, audio segment, or information stream, appears to be a fixed length segment under certain circumstances, defining a virtual segment within the continuous stream which moves forward in time in synchrony with the continuous stream. ...


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James M Barton, Howard Look: Analog video tagging and encoding system. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, April 10, 2001: US06215526 (197 worldwide citation)

An analog video tagging and encoding system is disclosed. The invention inserts an analog tag frame into the analog video stream such that the luminance (Y) values are made to approach zero, i.e., black, allowing a potential tag frame to be quickly identified. Tag information is then encoded as a st ...


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Theodore C Goldstein, Ronald G Martinez, Paul Rubin: Trusted agent for electronic commerce. The Brodia Group, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, April 23, 2002: US06378075 (136 worldwide citation)

A trusted agent server provides a networked application that assists a customer in managing their online commercial affairs. A user contacts the server using a network access device, such as a browser on a personal computer. The trusted agent client component augments the user's network access ...


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Daniel L Harple, Richard H Pizzarro: Apparatus for collaborative computing. Netscape Communications Corporation, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, February 27, 2001: US06195091 (108 worldwide citation)

A collaborative computing system that permits the use of network and platform independent applications, and is easily customized. A conference engine provides a network interface between applications and the network, so that applications can be written independent of the network or platform. The con ...


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Ramanathan V Guha: Heuristic co-identification of objects across heterogeneous information sources. Netscape Communications Corporation, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, August 22, 2000: US06108651 (76 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating a database query language request for performing a join between a plurality of database tables including a first database table and a second database table. The first table includes a first plurality of fields and the second database table includes a second plurali ...


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Marc Byrd: Time stamp authority hierarchy protocol and associated validating system. Netscape Communications Corporation, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, June 27, 2000: US06081899 (74 worldwide citation)

A time authority is established within a trusted time authority hierarchy which is periodically updated with the current date and time by the time authority. The user trusts the time authority and the associated hierarchy. Servers in the chain of the established authority are authorized to stamp a m ...