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Lorna Goulden, Jeffrey Alan Herman, Paul S Moore: Remote with 3D organized GUI for a home entertainment system. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Peter Verdonk, September 21, 1999: US05956025 (225 worldwide citation)

A remote control device for a home entertainment system has a GUI with touch screen functionality. The visible part of the GUI is hierarchically organized in several control levels. All levels have consistent lay-outs with a first area for selectable items in a first location, a second area with con ...


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Doreen Y Chen: Cooperative topical servers with automatic prefiltering and routing. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, February 19, 2002: US06349307 (169 worldwide citation)

An information organization and retrieval system that efficiently organizes documents for rapid and efficient search and retrieval based upon topical content is presented. The information organization and retrieval system is optimized for the organization and retrieval of only those documents that a ...


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Chanda Dharap: Context-based and user-profile driven information retrieval. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, July 3, 2001: US06256633 (149 worldwide citation)

A user is enabled to navigate through an electronic data base in a personalized manner. A context is created based on a profile of the user, the profile being at least partly formed in advance. Candidate data is selected from the data base under control of the context and the user is enabled to inte ...


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Jan van Ee, Paul S Moore, Guy J Roberts: GUI of remote control facilitates user-friendly editing of macros. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 27, 2001: US06208341 (123 worldwide citation)

A remote control device for a home theater has a macro creation/editing mode with authoring tools on the remote's GUI. One of the editing tools lets the user move a selected macro step visibly up or down the list of steps on the GUI.


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Mark B Hoffberg: Bibliographic music data base with normalized musical themes. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Peter Verdonk, October 5, 1999: US05963957 (95 worldwide citation)

An information processing system has a music data base. The music data base stores homophonic reference sequences of music notes. The reference sequences are all normalized to the same scale degree so that they can be stored lexicographically. Upon finding a match between a string of input music not ...


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Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Method and apparatus for a low data-rate network to be represented on and controllable by high data-rate home audio/video interoperability (HAVi) network. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 6, 2001: US06199136 (89 worldwide citation)

A PC-based home automation system uses a low data-rate transport layer and COM-based software components for control of devices in a home automation network. The home automation system is merged with a messaging-based HAVi-network that uses IEEE 1394 as a high data-rate transport layer. The HAVi-net ...


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Paul Chambers, Saurabh Srivastava: Task-driven distributed multimedia consumer system. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Peter Verdonk, September 28, 1999: US05959536 (77 worldwide citation)

A control system comprises multiple consumer electronics devices and task-driven control means coupled to the devices for controlling an interaction among the devices. The control means acts on respective software representations of each respective one of the consumer devices. By encapsulating the v ...


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David V Keyson: Virtual workspace with user-programmable tactile feedback. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, April 4, 2000: US06046726 (64 worldwide citation)

The user interacts with a virtual workspace through guiding a cursor across a display screen for visual representation of the workspace. A user-interface provides a tactile response which is user-programmable and enables specifying tactile fields at particular locations in the virtual workspace. The ...


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Lawrence Alexander Freeman: Home-network autoconfiguration. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, November 6, 2001: US06314459 (63 worldwide citation)

Two PC's are automatically configured in a network in order to share resources registered at the individual PC's. Services and resources local to one PC are registered with the other PC and vice versa. The registry hides whether a service or resource is remote or local. In operational use ...


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Wolfgang Zander: System for downloading software. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, April 4, 2000: US06047128 (57 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a system for downloading software with a module, which includes a control circuit and a storage device for storing software, and with a loading device for delivering software to the module whose control circuit is arranged to download software to be stored in the storage dev ...



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