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Michael Norman Day, Leo Yue Tak Yeung: Method of delivering seamless and continuous presentation of multimedia data files to a target device by assembling and concatenating multimedia segments in memory. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert V Wilder, Richard A Henkler, November 30, 1999: US05996015 (210 worldwide citation)

A method and implementing computer system is provided including a multimedia server connected in a network configuration with client computer systems. The multimedia server includes various functional units which are selectively operable for delivering and effecting the presentation of multimedia fi ...


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Michelle Denise Swenson, Edmund Troche: Bookmark for multi-media content. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert V Wilder, Leslie A VanLeeuwen, May 16, 2000: US06064380 (172 worldwide citation)

A method and implementing network computer system is provided in which completion point file positions of multimedia file presentations may be saved in persistent memory devices when a user desires to terminate a multimedia file being presented on a display device. In subsequent network and multimed ...


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Shyamal Chowdhury, Carlos Enrique Ortiz, Lance Warren Russell: File transfers using playlists. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert V Wilder, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, February 15, 2000: US06026439 (156 worldwide citation)

A method and implementing apparatus is provided for transferring data from memory to a file decoder which is effective to decode the file for further processing. In an illustrated example, a video file is decoded for presentation on a display device. The methodology includes enabling a plurality of ...


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Mark J O Neill: Solar concentrator and energy collection system. E Systems, Robert V Wilder, January 24, 1978: US04069812 (126 worldwide citation)

A curved prismatic, Fresnel-type lens primarily used for concentrating sunlight in a solar energy collector. The lens comprises a substantially smooth, convex outer surface and a plurality of prisms arranged side-by-side along a curve on the inner surface to direct incoming light to a common area. E ...


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Robert S Gordy: Phase locked sampling radio receiver. E Systems, Robert V Wilder, Albert M Crowder Jr, August 24, 1982: US04346477 (110 worldwide citation)

A radio receiver is disclosed in which a received signal is amplified, filtered, and then sampled at a rate determined by a clock signal produced by a selectable-rate, digital oscillator. In sampling the received signal, a family of harmonics are generated which are distributed in a pattern determin ...


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Neal H Ishman, Robert B Buxton, Duane A Durst, James F McArthur, Michael E Johnson: Apparatus for monitoring a multichannel receiver. E Systems, Robert V Wilder, Albert M Crowder Jr, August 5, 1980: US04216497 (106 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring the operation of a multichannel receiver includes a channel monitor coupled to the sync separator of the receiver for collecting and transmitting channel information to a central collector station. The collector station selectively responds to one of a plurality of channel mo ...


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Edwin James Hilpert Jr, Michael A Paolini: Projected audio for computer displays. International Business Machines Corporation, David A Mims Jr, Robert V Wilder, October 22, 2002: US06469712 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and implementing computer system is provided in which sounds are projected or rendered in space surrounding a computer system to provide information concerning various aspects of information displayed on the computer system display screen. Computer system users are able to ascertain predete ...


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Rabindranath Dutta, Janani Janakiraman: Package tracking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert V Wilder, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, August 13, 2002: US06433732 (96 worldwide citation)

A method and implementing system are provided in which the packaging for an item being shipped includes an item locator device for locating the item during shipment. The locator device is able to determine the location of the item being shipped through a Global Positioning System (GPS) or through an ...


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John Maddalozzo Jr, Gerald Francis McBrearty, Johnny Meng Han Shieh: Apparatus and method for selecting an optimum telecommunications link. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert V Wilder, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, October 26, 1999: US05974460 (92 worldwide citation)

A method 401 and implementing system 101 are provided in which a site selection program is operable to selectively initiate sample data transfers from a plurality of mirror sites 313 on the Internet, and to make a determination, prior to a selection of a site to be contacted for a download, as to wh ...


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Bryant D Lund: Limit control apparatus. E Systems, Robert V Wilder, June 27, 1978: US04097786 (81 worldwide citation)

An actuator control system includes a ballscrew type actuator for controlling the positioning of a valve device. A processing circuit is responsive to direction and drive signals for driving a synchronous stepper motor which is operatively coupled to the actuator. The processing circuit includes a s ...