Naoe Kato, Keishi Sugimoto: Control program downloading method for replacing control program in digital broadcast receiving apparatus with new control program sent from digital broadcast transmitting apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price and Gess, October 22, 2002: US06470496 (146 worldwide citation)

To provide a control program downloading method that is used by a digital broadcast receiving apparatus equipped with a storing device which stores an update program and a non-update program that compose a control program. Under control of the update program, a new update program is received and wri ...

Joseph Neev: Energy application with cooling. Y Beam Technologies, Price and Gess, June 11, 2002: US06402739 (106 worldwide citation)

A method for applying energy to biological tissue. An electromagnetic energy source is directed to apply the energy to a region of the tissue, so as to ablate a portion of the tissue in the region. Preferably, cooling of tissue in the region is initiated subsequent to the ablation.

Toshiya Mori, Naoya Takao, Tatsuya Shimoji, Kazuo Okamura, Junichi Hirai, Masahiro Oashi, Takashi Kakiuchi, Yuki Kusumi, Yoshiyuki Miyabe, Ikuo Minakata, Masayuki Kozuka, Yoshihiro Mimura: Terminal apparatus and method for achieving interactive operations by displaying a desired piece of image information at high speed using cache memories, out of a large amount of image information sent in a one-way direction. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price and Gess, February 20, 2001: US06191782 (95 worldwide citation)

A terminal apparatus is provided for displaying an image by reproducing a piece of image information and for interactively changing the image using navigation information. The image is a moving picture, a still picture, or a mixture of them. The image information and the navigation information toget ...

Tatsuya Shimoji, Shinji Inoue, Yuki Kusumi, Masahiro Oashi, Kazuo Okamura, Takashi Kakiuchi, Junichi Hirai, Yoshiyuki Miyabe, Ikuo Minakata, Masayuki Kozuka, Yoshihiro Mimura, Yoshinori Matsui, Naoya Takao: Digital broadcasting system, digital broadcasting apparatus, and receiver apparatus for digital broadcasters. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price and Gess, March 5, 2002: US06353930 (91 worldwide citation)

A data transmission apparatus has a multiplexing unit that cyclically multiplexes presentation information and navigation information stored in a transmission data storage unit according to control by a multiplexing control unit and a transmission unit that transmits the multiplexed stream. The rece ...

Noboru Katta, Toshiaki Mori, Hirotsugu Kawata, Toshihiko Kurosaki, Yoshiaki Kushiki: User interface apparatus and broadcast receiving apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price and Gess, March 5, 2002: US06353444 (89 worldwide citation)

An user interface apparatus that receives a user operation of an electrical device and notifies the electrical device of the instruction to execute an action according to the user operation predicts at least one action, the execution of which is supposed to be desired by the user, provides a user in ...

Masaki Aoki, Yasuhisa Ishikura, Katsuyoshi Yamashita, Shinya Fujiwara, Yasuyuki Akata: Manufacturing method of plasma display panel that includes adielectric glass layer having small particle sizes. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price and Gess, August 27, 2002: US06439943 (86 worldwide citation)

The object of the present invention is to provide a high-intensity, reliable plasma display panel even when the cell structure is fine by resolving the problems such as a low visible light transmittance and low voltage endurance of a dielectric glass layer. The object is realized by forming the diel ...

Joseph Neev: Method and apparatus for high precision variable rate material, removal and modification. Price and Gess, November 19, 2002: US06482199 (84 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for fast precise material processing and modification which minimizes collateral damage. Utilizing optimized, pulsed electromagnetic energy parameters leads to an interaction regime which minimizes residual energy deposition. Advantageously, removal of cumulative ...

Takaaki Iwama: Mobile object information recording apparatus. Clarion, Price and Gess, November 27, 2001: US06324450 (82 worldwide citation)

A mobile object information recording apparatus includes first and second cameras and various vehicle condition sensors for detecting mobile object information representing the status of a vehicle. An abnormal level detector detects an abnormal level of the vehicle on the basis of the acceleration d ...

Jason Robert Malaure, Richard Andrew Kydd, Simon Anthony Vivian Cornwell, Matthew Edward Tims: Broadcasting interactive applications. Two Way TV, Price and Gess, September 3, 2002: US06446262 (73 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for broadcasting a scheduled interactive application to a plurality of users via respective user interfaces. Initially, setup data is placed on a broadcast carousel prior to a scheduled start time of the interactive application whereby setup data is repeatedly broadcast to the ...