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Billy W Beyers Jr: Television system scheduler with on-screen menu type programming prompting apparatus. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, February 3, 1987: US04641205 (335 worldwide citation)

Programming apparatus for a scheduler of a television receiver or VCR for automatically tuning the system to channels corresponding to future programs requires, in its simplest form, only a single programming key for initiating the programming operation and digit keys for normally entering channel n ...


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David J Duffield, Billy W Beyers Jr: Tuner control apparatus having tune-by-label capability. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, September 25, 1990: US04959720 (324 worldwide citation)

A tuning system is provided which allows a user to enter text labels associated with respective channels or television programs to be tuned so that, thereafter, a channel or program to be tuned may be selected by the user by entering its label. Scheduling of television programs by label is also prov ...


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Billy W Beyers Jr, Adam J Suchko: Television system scheduler. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, July 24, 1979: US04162513 (219 worldwide citation)

A television receiver includes a chassis having a digital tuner for generating local oscillator signals for tuning the receiver to respective channels in response to binary signals representing corresponding channel numbers and a signal processing unit for controlling at least one characteristic of ...


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Kevin E Nortrup, Billy W Beyers Jr, Jack S Fuhrer: Television system with menu like function control selection. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, December 2, 1986: US04626892 (154 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for controlling various functions of a television receiver such as the picture and audio responses includes a keyboard with numbered keys which are normally used for selecting channels and a program key. When the program key is pressed, an on-screen character generator is caused to display ...


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Eric D Romesburg, Kenneth W Maze, David J Duffield, Michael S Deiss, Billy W Beyers Jr, Kevin E Bridgewater: Data transfer from an external computer to a television receiver having picture-in-picture capability. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, May 12, 1992: US05113259 (93 worldwide citation)

The digitized video image data stored in a video RAM in a pix-in-pix television receiver is modified by the addition of digital data from an external computer via a computer interface circuit under control of the pix-in-pix controller. The computer interface circuit is coupled to the internal contro ...


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Billy W Beyers Jr: Display system for facilitating the setup of a tuning system. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, May 29, 1979: US04156850 (80 worldwide citation)

In a tuning system for a television receiver including a memory for storing binary signals representing tuning voltages corresponding to various channels a viewer may select, during a tuning voltage setup mode in which the binary signals representing the tuning voltages are generated in response to ...


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Howard W Venners, Billy W Beyers Jr, James E Hailey: Component audio/video system with timed control of plural peripheral devices. RCA Licensing Corporation, Paul J Rasmussen, Richard G Coalter, Peter M Emanuel, August 8, 1989: US04855730 (70 worldwide citation)

A component audio/video system includes a system controller having an input/output port adapted for connection via a bidirectional data bus to a plurality of peripheral audio/video devices. At times determined by a system master clock the controller transmits, via the bidirectional bus, user program ...


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David J Duffield, Michael S Deiss, Billy W Beyers Jr, Kevin E Bridgewater: Data transfer from a television receiver having picture-in-picture capability to an external computer. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, May 5, 1992: US05111296 (60 worldwide citation)

The stored digitized video image data stored in a video RAM is transferred from the video RAM in a pix-in-pix television receiver to an external computer via a computer interface circuit under control of the pix-in-pix controller. The computer interface circuit is coupled to the internal controller ...


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Billy W Beyers Jr, James E Hailey: Component audio/video system with automatic turn-off of peripheral devices. RCA Licensing Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, February 28, 1989: US04808992 (48 worldwide citation)

A component audio/video system includes a system controller coupled to supply selection and control commands to a plurality of peripheral audio/video devices and to receive status messages therefrom. The devices may be selected to form a number of different recording configurations involving combina ...


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Harold Blatter, Billy W Beyers Jr: Second video program. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, September 15, 1992: US05148275 (47 worldwide citation)

A television receiver having a video memory receives a small number of lines of a second low motion content video program transmitted during the vertical blanking interval of a first normal video program, stores and accumulates the lines of the second video program in video memory, and displays the ...



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