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Michael Anthony Pugel, Clint Alan Ecoff, Michael Alan Bridge: Television signal receiver capable of receiving emergency alert signals. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, November 18, 2008: US07454773 (14 worldwide citation)

A television signal processing apparatus is capable of receiving emergency alert signals and providing alert outputs to notify individuals of emergency events. According to one exemplary embodiment, the television signal processing apparatus includes a tuner operative to tune a frequency including e ...


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Clint Alan Ecoff: Filter configuration for a receiver of multiple broadcast standard signals. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Joseph J Opalach, Brian J Cromarty, April 17, 2012: US08160526 (3 worldwide citation)

A filter arrangement for a receiver for multiple broadcast signals includes a first filter for receiving a broadcast signal from a tuner, a second filter coupled to an output of said first filter, said second filter having a variable bandwidth response, said second filter providing an output for a d ...


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Blaine Edward Ramey, Clint Alan Ecoff, Scott Allen Edwards, Matthew Carlyle Sauers, James R Kurtock, James Joseph Hartmann: Electrical protection circuitry for a docking station base of a hand held meter and method thereof. Roche Diagnostics Operations, Roche Operations, Roche Diagnostics Operations, July 29, 2014: US08792221 (1 worldwide citation)

An electrical protection circuitry for a docking station base of a hand held meter and method thereof are disclosed. In the event of a short circuit at a meter interface connector, the protection circuitry removes power at the meter interface connector. Similarly, in the event of an applied voltage ...


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Daniel Mark Hutchinson, Clint Alan Ecoff, Gary Dean Grubbs, Matthew Thomas Mayer: Apparatus and method for providing an AGC function using multiple feedback sources. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Joseph J Opalach, Brian J Cromarty, October 13, 2009: US07602448 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (20) such as a television signal receiver provides an AGC function by using multiple feedback sources which provide both narrow band and wide band AGC signals in an adaptive manner. According to an exemplary embodiment, the apparatus (20) includes a tuner (10, 15, 20, 25, 30) operative ...


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Clint Alan Ecoff, Gary Dean Grubbs, Daniel Mark Hutchinson: Apparatus and method for processing analog and digital signals from multiple signal sources. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Joseph J Opalach, Brian J Cromarty, October 6, 2009: US07599009

An apparatus such as a television signal receiver employs an efficient and cost-effective signal processing architecture which enables, among other things, the reception and processing of both analog and digital signals from multiple signal sources, such as but not limited to, terrestrial and cable ...


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Harold Gene Roberts, Clint Alan Ecoff: Apparatus for connecting multiple DiSEqC to satellite reception devices in a video distribution system. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Brian J Cromarty, May 13, 2014: US08726319

A bridge is provided for connecting multiple satellite receivers to multiple accessories in a video distribution system such as a direct broadcast satellite system. The bridge is designed for interposition between multiple satellite receivers (set top boxes or STBs) and controllable accessories (e.g ...


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Michael Anthony Pugel, Clint Alan Ecoff, Michael Alan Bridge: Television signal receiver capable of receiving emergency alert signals. Joseph S Tripoli, Thomson Licensing, July 28, 2005: US20050166221-A1

A television signal processing apparatus is capable of receiving emergency alert signals and providing alert outputs to notify individuals of emergency events. According to one exemplary embodiment, the television signal processing apparatus includes a tuner (22) operative to tune a frequency includ ...


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Harold Gene Roberts, Clint Alan Ecoff: Supporting Multiple Disecq Master Devices in a Video Distribution System. Joseph J Laks Vice President, Thomson Licensing, October 18, 2007: US20070242633-A1

A bridge is provided for connecting multiple satellite receivers to multiple accessories in a video distribution system such as a direct broadcast satellite system. The bridge is designed for interposition between multiple satellite receivers (set top boxes or STBs) and controllable accessories (e.g ...


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Clint Alan Ecoff: Filter Configuration for a Receiver of Multiple Broadcast Standard Signals. Joseph J Laks, Thomson Licensing, May 8, 2008: US20080106650-A1

A filter arrangement for a receiver for multiple broadcast signals includes a first filter for receiving a broadcast signal from a tuner, a second filter coupled to an output of said first filter, said second filter having a variable bandwidth response, said second filter providing an output for a d ...


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Daniel Mark Hutchinson, Clint Alan Ecoff, Gene Harlow Johnson: Tuning apparatus. Thomson Licensing, June 8, 2006: US20060119741-A1

A tuning apparatus compensates for temperature-related frequency variations of a filter. According to an exemplary embodiment, the tuning apparatus includes an RF signal source, a tuner, and the filter. The tuner includes a local oscillator and is coupled between the RF signal source and the filter ...