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Alfonse A Acampora, Robert J Siracusa: Apparatus for segmenting encoded video signal for transmission. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, December 1, 1992: US05168356 (281 worldwide citation)

A vide signal encoding system includes apparatus for segmenting encoded video data into transport blocks for signal transmission. The transport block format enhances signal recovery at the receiver by virtue of providing header data from which a receiver can determine re-entry points into the data s ...


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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Joel W Zdepski, Glenn A Reitmeier, Charles M Wine: An HDTV compression system. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, June 16, 1992: US05122875 (274 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g., terrestrial transmission includes a compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals for providing ierarchically layered codewords CW representing compressed video data and associated codewords T, defining the types of dat ...


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Theodor E Bart, Ronald A Mills: TV Graphics and mixing control. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, W H Meagher, Ronald H Kurdyla, August 19, 1980: US04218698 (245 worldwide citation)

A system employed in a television receiver for decoding and displaying graphics information such as may be encoded on a broadcast video signal. The system includes a graphics signal decoder supplied with the encoded video signal, and a plurality of transmission gates responsive to logic control sign ...


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Harold Blatter, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Thomas Edward Horlander: Processing and storage of digital data and program specific information. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, May 19, 1998: US05754651 (234 worldwide citation)

A program representative packetized datastream is generated from an input packetized datastream representing a plurality of programs. Program content packets comprising a desired program selected from the plurality of programs are identified. Condensed program specific information (CPSI) suitable fo ...


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Robert J Siracusa, Joel W Zdepski: Method and apparatus for conveying compressed video data over a noisy communication channel. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, February 22, 1994: US05289276 (223 worldwide citation)

A digital compressed video signal transmission system includes a transport processor for segmenting compressed data into transport cells for transmission. Particular portions of the compressed data are formatted into further transport cells, which further transport cells are interspersed with normal ...


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Joseph Kuriacose, Alfonse A Acampora, Joel W Zdepski: Priority selection apparatus as for a video signal processor. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, May 5, 1992: US05111292 (209 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g. terrestrial transmission includes a priority selection processor for parsing compressed video codewords between high and low priority channels for transmission. A compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals provides hi ...


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Sheau Bao Ng: Lower resolution HDTV receivers. RCA Thomson Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, November 16, 1993: US05262854 (199 worldwide citation)

A receiver for receiving block coded HDTV compressed digital video signals decimates the data in each block to produce NTSC resolution images but with a significant savings in receiver hardware.


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Pankaj Rohatgi, Vincent Dureau: Apparatus and method for authenticating transmitting applications in an interactive TV system. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, April 29, 1997: US05625693 (183 worldwide citation)

An executable interactive program is combined with audio/video data for transmission. The program is divided into modules, similar to computer files, and a Directory Module is created which links program modules. Security for the executable application is provided by attaching a signed certificate t ...


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Harold Blatter, Thomas Edward Horlander, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss: Decoding system and data format for processing and storing encrypted broadcast, cable or satellite video data. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, January 18, 2000: US06016348 (173 worldwide citation)

A decoder conditional access system incorporates different encryption systems for providing access to programs derived from different sources. A conditional access processor for processing encrypted program data and an associated encryption code includes a first algorithm means for decrypting the en ...


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Tristan Savatier: Adaptive variable length encoder/decoder. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, March 21, 1995: US05400075 (161 worldwide citation)

A variable length encoding/decoding system for use with a layered signal format, and for adaptively providing VLC changes without additional signal overhead, includes a plurality of VLC encoding tables, respective ones of the tables being preprogrammed with VLC codes associated with anticipated sign ...



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