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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 (266 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 (234 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 (152 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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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 (105 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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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 (90 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 (80 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 ...


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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 (79 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 (75 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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Mark Sheridan Westlake, Robert Joseph Logan: Method and interface for linking terms in an electronic message to program information. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Reitseng Lin, April 11, 2006: US07028326 (75 worldwide citation)

The method of linking terms in an electronic message to program information in an electronic program guide (EPG) comprises the steps of receiving an electronic message, comparing terms in the electronic message to terms in the program information of the EPG, and displaying the electronic message so ...


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Joseph W Forler, John F Teskey, Michael D Landis: Automatic display of closed caption information during audio muting. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, July 5, 1994: US05327176 (71 worldwide citation)

A system for processing audio and video components of a television signal provides for automatic control of closed caption signal display in response to the status of an audio muting feature. The system includes an operating mode in which enabling audio muting also enables the closed caption display ...



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