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Pierre M A Mizzi: Hand-held computer. Engineering Project Development, Lewis H Eslinger, October 1, 1985: US04545023 (252 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a hand-held computer comprising a peripheral frame which contains all the connections and in which cards are removably plugged. A flat display, mounted on said frame, is topped by a transparent plate which forms a matrix of touch-sensitive areas or points. The matrix is also ...


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Toshio Amano, Mitsumasa Saitoh: Television receiver that automatically keeps track of favorite channels to facilitate tuning. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, June 21, 1994: US05323240 (230 worldwide citation)

A TV receiver has a tuner and a controller for controlling a tuning operation of the tuner. The controller includes a calculation unit for effecting a calculation of preferred stations using as parameters tuned channels and the times for which the channels are selected. A tuning frequency arrangemen ...


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Yoshiro Kato, Choichi Fujita: Plural receiving and recording television system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, June 21, 1977: US04031548 (229 worldwide citation)

A combination of a television receiver and a television signal recording and/or reproducing apparatus, such as a so-called video tape recorder, forming a television system for receiving, recording and/or reproducing television signals and displaying images thereof, wherein the television receiver po ...


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Toyoji Yabe: Television receiver apparatus for selectively displaying a video picture or alphanumeric data information. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 8, 1981: US04288809 (229 worldwide citation)

Television receiver apparatus is disclosed for receiving and selectively displaying a video picture derived from video signals transmitted on a broadcasting channel, or alphanumeric data information derived from alphanumeric data signals which are transmitted during at least one horizontal line inte ...


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Toshio Amano, Yoshihisa Fujioka, Kunio Nagai, Osamu Oda: Picture display device. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 28, 1986: US04620229 (225 worldwide citation)

A picture display apparatus has respective modes in which it displays at least three different types of pictures in sequence in response to actuations of a single switch. The picture display apparatus may be incorporated within a conventional television receiver having a programmable timer, and in s ...


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Kazuhisa Maruoka: Television receiver with selective menu display. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, May 18, 1993: US05212553 (208 worldwide citation)

A television receiver with a menu display function has a BS tuner for producing a video signal and a sound signal from a received television signal that is broadcast from a satellite. The television receiver has a microcomputer for adding a menu display signal to the video signal so that menu inform ...


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Toshihide Hayashi, Kenji Fujisawa, Satoshi Teramoto: Apparatus for displaying television receiver operational parameters in a separate area of the screen. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, Lewis H Eslinger, August 17, 1993: US05237417 (182 worldwide citation)

A television receiver includes a display control device for providing, in a portion of a main screen area adapted for displaying an image for input video signals, a subsidiary screen area adapted for displaying other images than the image by input video signals, and a character signal generator for ...


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Hiroshi Sahara, Yoshimi Watanabe: Signal transmission system for a CATV system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, Donald S Dowden, February 14, 1989: US04805014 (166 worldwide citation)

A CATV (cable television) signal transmitting system for use with a broadcast satellite system includes a receiving stage for receiving a broadcast satellite station signal consisting of base-band video signals and a sub-channel digital audio signals PSK (phase shift keying)-modulated on sub-carrier ...


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Nobutoshi Kihara, Tadahiko Nakamura: Method and apparatus for automatic control of electronic equipment. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 2, 1984: US04475153 (164 worldwide citation)

An electronic device, such as a video tape recorder (VTR), is set into a desired, but complex mode, such as automatic recording of a desired program, by manual scanning with an optical wand or other scanning instrument of one or more code groups printed on a selection card. Respective selection card ...


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Mitsumasa Saitoh, Katsumi Kuwabara: Remote commander. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, August 17, 1993: US05237327 (162 worldwide citation)

A remote commander wherein a user can confirm operation of an operation key after such operation has a touch panel operating section including a display device for displaying an image of a plurality of operation keys thereon and an operation detecting device for detecting, when one of the operation ...