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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Method of transmitting information, encoding device for use in the method, and decoding device for use in the method. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Edward W Goodman, October 28, 1986: US04620311 (55 worldwide citation)

A method of converting n-bit information words into m-bit code words, and the other way round, is described. The code words have a limited disparity. For every information word, two code words are assigned to a group of information words, which code words can be derived from one another by inversion ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Method of encoding n-bit information words into m-bit code words, apparatus for carrying out said method, method of decoding m-bit code words into n-bit information words, and apparatus for carrying out said method. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Edward W Goodman, February 25, 1986: US04573034 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of encoding n-bit information words into m-bit code words and the other way round is described, which code words have a specific disparity d and a digital sum value which is limited to values p and q. In order to enable encoding and decoding without the use of an extensive look-up table, us ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Method of encoding a stream of data bits, arrangement for performing the method and arrangement for decoding the stream of channel bits obtained in accordance with this method. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Jack Oisher, William J Streeter, February 3, 1987: US04641128 (4 worldwide citation)

Method of connecting a stream of data bits of a binary source signal into a stream of data bits of a binary channel signal. The data bit stream of the source signal is divided into a sequence of five authorized source words of variable lengths. Each of these five authorized source words are converte ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink, Ronaldus M Aarts, Josephus A H M Kahlman: Color video system with digital audio pulse width modulation. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Jack Oisher, William J Streeter, April 21, 1987: US04660097 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of encoding a recording signal which includes a composite color video signal and a digital audio signal, for recording the same on and reading it from an optical video disc is disclosed. The color video signal is frequency-modulated on a carrier wave in the customary manner, while the audio ...


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Donald L Theurer, Paul M Dormans: Telephone interfaced subscription cable television system especially useful in hotels and motels. The Magnavox Company, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, George R Pettit, February 15, 1977: US04008369 (318 worldwide citation)

A PABX telephone interfaced cable television system especially useful in hotels and motels for distributing free and premium program channels via a coaxial cable television signal distribution network to one or more subscriber terminals and associated television sets, includes a remotely tuned R.F. ...


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Khalid Karimullah: Personal assistance system and method for use with a cellular communication system. Hughes Aircraft Company, William J Streeter, Wanda K Denson Low, August 30, 1994: US05343493 (286 worldwide citation)

A personal assistance system and method for use with a cellular communication system operating over a cellular communication band and having a plurality of cell-sites. A transceiver transmits to the cell-sites a spread spectrum burst of pulses including a service request codeword indicating a reques ...


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Thomas L Tucker, Bill B Clark: Apparatus for tool storage and selection. Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Richard T Seeger, December 11, 1984: US04486928 (261 worldwide citation)

A tool rest has a plurality of tool storage locations for tools used at a work station. The tool rest is stationary relative to the work station. An automated robotic arm transports a tool between the tool rest and the work station. The arm movement is programmed to select a particular tool. The too ...


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Michael J Campbell, Dennis J Finn, George K Tucker, Michael D Vahey, Rex W Vedder: Data-flow multiprocessor architecture with three dimensional multistage interconnection network for efficient signal and data processing. Hughes Aircraft Company, William J Streeter, Wanda K Denson Low, June 4, 1991: US05021947 (260 worldwide citation)

A data-flow architecture and software environment for high-performance signal and data procesing. The programming environment allows applications coding in a functional high-level language 20 which a compiler 30 converts to a data-flow graph form 40 which a global allocator 50 then automatically par ...


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Chungte W Chen: Optical element employing aspherical and binary grating optical surfaces. Hughes Aircraft Company, William J Streeter, W K Denson Low, September 3, 1991: US05044706 (252 worldwide citation)

An optical element (12) has aspherical (14) and binary grating (16) optical surfaces. In the preferred embodiment, the optical element (12) is a positive meniscus optical element made of germanium having a useful spectral bandpass in the infrared wavelength region. A telescope (100) includes a first ...


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Werner Schmidt: Method and apparatus for handing-over a radio connection from one radio cell to another radio cell of a digital radio transmission system. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Algy Tamoshunas, William J Streeter, August 23, 1988: US04765753 (237 worldwide citation)

Base radio stations are spatially arranged in a radio transmission system in accordance with a cellular system, separating the message transmission channels from adjacent base stations being effected either by using the frequency-division multiplex method or by using the code-division multiplex meth ...