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Guillaume Broc, Edouard Asseo: High speed data switching node. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Edward W Goodman, June 2, 1981: US04271506 (79 worldwide citation)

A data switching node for the simultaneous high speed transmission of data originating from a plurality of source data switching units to a plurality of destination data switching units connected via time bus interface on a looped unidirectional time bus wherein the total information carrying capaci ...


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Ronald R Hatch: Method and apparatus for precision attitude determination and kinematic positioning. Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company, Noel F Heal, Thomas A Briody, Richard T Seeger, October 16, 1990: US04963889 (79 worldwide citation)

A technique for resolving whole-cycle ambiguity that is inherent in phase-angle measurements of signals received from multiple satellite-based transmitters in a global positioning system. The relative position of a secondary receiving antenna with respect to a reference antenna is approximately know ...


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Ronald R Hatch: Method and apparatus for automatic calibration of magnetic compass. Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company, Thomas A Briody, Roger A Rickert, Richard T Seeger, January 10, 1989: US04797841 (77 worldwide citation)

A three winding induction compass mounted in a host vehicle has each winding output coupled to an analog to digital converter. Each winding output is weighted and accumulated by a push down stack circuit to obtain a time filtered output; the filtered outputs are mapped into equivalent two winding ou ...


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William E Richeson Jr: Electromagnetic valve actuator. Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company, Roger M Rickert, Thomas A Briody, Richard T Seeger, January 3, 1989: US04794890 (77 worldwide citation)

A bistable electromechanical transducer is disclosed having an armature reciprocable between first and second positions, a permanent magnet latching arrangement for maintaining the armature in the respective positions, and an electromagnetic repulsion arrangement operable when energized to dislodge ...


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Kenneth R Erikson: Curved array of sequenced ultrasound transducers. North American Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Robert T Mayer, Jack E Haken, August 4, 1981: US04281550 (77 worldwide citation)

An array of ultrasound transducers for pulsed sector-scan operation includes a plurality of transducer elements disposed on an arc of a circle and oriented to emit and receive ultrasound radiation in the direction of the center of the arc. A group of adjacent transducers within the array is active f ...


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Leendert Nederlof, Roelof H W Salters: Word-organized, content-addressable memory. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Robert T Mayer, James J Cannon Jr, October 20, 1981: US04296475 (75 worldwide citation)

A word-organized, content-addressable memory comprises per word location a validity indicator, having a position "valid" and a position "invalid", and a correspondence indicator. The following functions can be performed:


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William E Richeson: Vehicle management computer. Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company, Roger M Rickert, Thomas A Briody, Richard T Seeger, August 7, 1990: US04945870 (74 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for starting and accelerating a vehicle through a range of vehicle speeds during which the vehicle's internal combustion engine is operated in a plurality of different operating modes is disclosed. The engine may first be cranked in a compressionless mode preparatory to sta ...


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Peter Lux: Method and arrangement for the redundancy-reducing coding of pictures. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Henry I Steckler, May 15, 1979: US04155097 (72 worldwide citation)

With known methods for predictive decorrelation it always applies only to one or more previously scanned elements of the same picture line. A disturbance for a decorrelated value leads on reconstruction to a "falsification" of a longer picture sequence. A protection from errors by check bits for eac ...


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Balthasar A G Van Luyt, Richard Bruno, Jacques Taillade: Method of and apparatus for recording and/or reproducing a picture signal and an associated audio signal in/from a record carrier. U S Philips, Thomas A Briody, December 27, 1988: US04794465 (72 worldwide citation)

Finite audio and video signals are subjected to a digitizing code format and converted into blocks of audio and video words respectively. For the transmission of these blocks via a record carrier (2), for example a compact disc, the words are arranged in frames, Each frame has a frame header (8.1) a ...


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Marinus R J de Bont, Petrus J Kivits, Cornelis J Schoot, Pieter Zalm: Information-recording element having a dye-containing auxiliary layer. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Algy Tamoshunas, October 28, 1980: US04230939 (71 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an information-recording element in which information can be written and read optically. The element is constructed from a transparent substrate, a laser light-absorbing, dye-containing auxiliary layer provided thereon, as well as a laser light-reflecting recording layer prese ...