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Silvano Appiano, Paolo Destefanis, Cesare Poggio: Interface controlling bidirectional data transfer between a synchronous and an asynchronous bus. CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S p A, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, January 27, 1987: US04639861 (32 worldwide citation)

An interface facilitating data transmission between a control processor, connected to an asynchronous two-way bus, and a plurality of terminals, connected to a common synchronous two-way bus, comprises a microprocessor responsive to periodically recurring access requests from the several terminals. ...


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Gian B Alaria, Paolo Destefanis, Cesare Poggio: Coding and decoding method and system for variable-length sequences of digital data. CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S p A, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, February 25, 1986: US04573074 (25 worldwide citation)

Television signals generated at a transmitting station are digitized and are then transformed into bit groups by a precoder reducing their information content by eliminating redundancies, as by comparing each pixel of a given frame with the homologous pixel of the immediately preceding frame and, up ...


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Volmer Chiarottino, Cesare Poggio, Aldo Reali: System for distributed priority arbitration among several processing units competing for access to a common data channel. Cselt Centro Studi E Laboratori Telecommunicazioni S p A, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, September 4, 1984: US04470110 (22 worldwide citation)

A system for the exchange of messages among a multiplicity of processing units includes a data channel and a service line interconnecting respective interfaces of these units. Each interface includes a busy-state detector determining during a test phase of a recurrent time slot whether the service l ...


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Gian B Alaria, Cesare Poggio, Giovanni Ventimiglia: On-board switching controller for a satellite with on-board switching. Selenia Spazio S p A, Herbert Dubno, May 15, 1990: US04926422 (21 worldwide citation)

A controller is provided for a baseband switching matrix with one space switching stage. The matrix supplies the controller with a number of service channels (IOTS, CH) of the uplink frames, which channels comprise encoded commands that are decoded by the controller which generates service channels ...


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Gian B Alaria, Silvano Appiano, Paolo Destefanis, Cesare Poggio: Base-band equipment for ground stations of satellite telecommunication system. Cselt Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, November 26, 1985: US04555782 (19 worldwide citation)

An SS/TDMA communication system comprises a multiplicity of ground stations, including one master station and a number of traffic stations without control function, exchanging digitized voice or other message signals via a relay station aboard a satellite. Each ground station comprises base-band equ ...


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Silvano Appiano, Duccio Di Pino, Cesare Poggio: Self-checking system for electronic processing equipment. CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S p A, Karl F Ross, August 31, 1982: US04347608 (18 worldwide citation)

A central processor controlling a set of peripheral units through an associated logic network is programmed to activate from time to time, through a direct connection by-passing the logic network, a checking unit including a read-only memory storing a variety of microprograms in areas individually a ...