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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Robert Howard Miller: Consumer interface for programming device. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, October 28, 1997: US05682206 (278 worldwide citation)

A television system for receiving a plurality of television programs includes a programming unit for causing the television system to receive and record a particular television show aired on a given channel, at a particular time and date in accordance with schedule data entered by a user. The televi ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer: System and method for customizing program guide information to include reminder item or local identifier. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shedd, Frank Y Liao, January 2, 2001: US06169543 (243 worldwide citation)

An interface and a method for customizing program guide information containing program descriptions is provided. The program guide information is downloaded and stored in a memory, preferably in a generic manner. A menu is generated based on the program guide information. The menu includes program i ...


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John William Chaney, Billy Wesley Beyers Jr, Michael Wayne Johnson, James Edwin Hailey, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Raymond Scott Horton: Consumer interface for a digital television system. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, June 24, 1997: US05642153 (156 worldwide citation)

A television system for receiving a plurality of digitally-encoded television programs includes circuitry for selecting a particular digital data transmission channel from a plurality of digital data transmission channels containing a desired digitally-encoded television program in response to a con ...


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Francoise Le Bolzer, Corinne Nicolas, Delia Cormos, Raphael Gillard, Alexandre Laisne: Dielectric resonator type antennas. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Brian J Cromarty, March 27, 2007: US07196663 (145 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a dielectric resonator antenna comprising a block (10) of dielectric material of which a first face intended to be mounted on an earth plane is covered with a metallic layer (11). According to the invention, at least one second face perpendicular to the first face is ...


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Hang Liu, Jun Li, Saurabh Mathur: Hybrid mesh routing protocol. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Jeffrey M Navon, Catherine A Cooper, June 18, 2013: US08467297 (114 worldwide citation)

A method for selecting a route by a node between a source node and a destination node in a wireless mesh network by establishing the route between the source node and the destination node using media access control addresses is described. A method for a node to selecting a route to join a multicast ...


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John William Chaney: Digital television system channel guide having a limited lifetime. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, November 24, 1998: US05841433 (107 worldwide citation)

A television system for receiving a plurality of digitally-encoded television programs includes circuitry for selecting a particular digital data transmission channel from a plurality of digital data transmission channels containing a desired digitally-encoded television program in response to a con ...


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Patrice Hirtzlin, Ali Louzir, Jean François Pintos, Franck Thudor: Source-antennas for transmitting/receiving electromagnetic waves. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Brian J Cromarty, May 6, 2008: US07369095 (93 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a source-antenna for transmitting/receiving electromagnetic waves comprising an array of n radiating elements (113, 114) operating in a first frequency band, means (20) with longitudinal radiation operating in a second frequency band, the array and the means with lon ...


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Ernst F Schröder: Voice control system with a microphone array. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shedd, Kuniyuki Akiyama, March 15, 2005: US06868045 (92 worldwide citation)

Voice control systems are used in diverse technical fields. In this case, the spoken words are detected by one or more microphones and then fed to a speech recognition system. In order to enable voice control even from a relatively great distance, the voice signal must be separated from interfering ...


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Eric Stephen Carlsgaard, Mark Francis Rumreich, John Sidney Stewart: Digital and analog television signal digitization and processing device. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Paul P Kiel, September 5, 2006: US07102692 (92 worldwide citation)

A digital and analog television signal digitization and processing device that performs the digitization and processing functions using a common reference frequency source that is used to generate multiple subclock signals, wherein the reference frequency source is independent of any synchronizing c ...


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Ahmet Mursit Eskicioglu, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, David Emery Virag: Conditional access system for set-top boxes. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Paul P Kiel, May 2, 2006: US07039802 (86 worldwide citation)

A system conditionally establishes a communication channel between two devices only if one device is authenticated by the other device. Authentication of the second device by the first device involves sending a message to the second device; receiving, from the second device, the message encrypted us ...