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Michael Rothmuller: Method and apparatus for sorting and searching a television program guide. Hughes Electronics, John T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, June 3, 1997: US05635989 (447 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for searching a program guide comprising program information for a plurality of different program sources. The program information includes the titles of the programs, the channel on which each program is to be shown, and the time at which each program is to be shown. The view ...


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Jeff Bruette, Matthew Mohebbi, Ellen Martz: Method and apparatus for generating television program guides with category selection overlay. Hughes Electronics, John T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, December 2, 1997: US05694176 (270 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for generating an on-screen television program guide. The apparatus generates a main menu of a program guide, which includes program source information and program event information for a plurality of program sources, and further generates navigation menus for allowing a viewer to modif ...


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James F Alves, Gerry R Cacnio, David R Stevens: Video image processor and method for detecting vehicles. Hughes Aircraft Company, Charles D Brown, Wanda Denson Low, July 9, 1996: US05535314 (214 worldwide citation)

A video image processor (100) for processing video images performing the steps of generating video images (103) with a multi-spectral video source (102), converting analog color data contained in the generated video images (103) to digital color data for subsequent signal processing, extracting the ...


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Jeff Bruette, Matthew Mohebbi, Henry Forson: Method and apparatus for generating television program guides utilizing icons. Hughes Electronics, Wanda Denson Low, John T Whelan, October 27, 1998: US05828419 (182 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for generating an on-screen television program guide. The apparatus generates a program guide including program source information and program event information for a plurality of program sources. The apparatus also generates and displays icons adjacent the program event information tha ...


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Douglas M Dillon, Robert D Cassagnol: Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a communication system. Hughes Electronics, John T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, July 29, 1997: US05652795 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for an adapter card, for use in a computer, to provide conditional access by the computer to incoming data streams while maintaining the security of information by maintaining a listing of addresses corresponding to data streams which the computer is authorized to receive, rec ...


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Robert G Heath: Enhanced transaction reservation. Hughes Electronics, John T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, June 10, 1997: US05638374 (135 worldwide citation)

An method for improved transaction reservation in an Integrated Satellite Business Network. The method includes generating a transaction request message indicating the number of slots needed to transmit a data message. Then, the method includes transmitting the transaction request message to a host ...


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Prabhat K Gupta, Shrirang Jangi, Allan B Lamkin, W Robert Kepley III, Adrian J Morris: Voice activity detector for speech signals in variable background noise. Hughes Electronics, J T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, July 15, 1997: US05649055 (105 worldwide citation)

A voice activity detector (VAD) which determines whether received voice signal samples contain speech by deriving parameters measuring short term time domain characteristics of the input signal, including the average signal level and the absolute value of any change in average signal level, and comp ...


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Douglas M Dillon: Deferred billing, broadcast, electronic document distribution system and method. Hughes Electronics, John Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, March 10, 1998: US05727065 (103 worldwide citation)

An electronic document delivery system and method in which a broadcast center periodically sends a "catalog" of available documents to a receiving computer, thereby allowing a user to browse through the available documents without having to access the broadcast center. The documents are transmitted ...


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James Eryx Malcolm, Daniel Fraley, Adrian Morris, David Roos, Kumar Swaminathan, Seok Ho Kim, Robert Carroll Marquart: Device and method for communicating in a mobile satellite system. Hughes Electronics, John Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, July 14, 1998: US05781540 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a device and a method for communicating in a mobile communication system. The method provides a carrier signal having a plurality of frames. Each frame has a plurality of time slots, and each time slot comprises a plurality of transmission bits. A group of time slots ...


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Michael N Ernstoff, George C Valley, Steven E Shields: Full color sequential image projection system incorporating pulse rate modulated illumination. Hughes Electronics, Gordon R Lindeen III, Georgann S Grunebach, Wanda Denson Low, September 16, 1997: US05668611 (96 worldwide citation)

A system and technique for directing intensity modulated electromagnetic energy. The inventive system (10) includes an intensity modulated source of electromagnetic energy (12). Individual elements (22) in an array of energy directing elements (15) are activated in sync with the modulation of the en ...