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Florian Pestoni, Clemens Drews: Method, computer readable media and apparatus for the selection and rendering of audio files in a networked environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Jose Gutman, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, September 26, 2006: US07113999 (122 worldwide citation)

A networked virtual jukebox renders audible music or other audio files to all within audio range of the virtual jukebox. The order of rendering is determined by requesting methods, which include networked peer-voting input, recent play history, random selection and voting. Voting is received from ea ...


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Cynthia Dwork, Moni Naor, Florian Pestoni: System and method for verifying signatures on documents. International Business Machines Corporation, Romualdas Strimaitis, James C Pintner, June 27, 2000: US06081610 (110 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for producing verified signatures on documents such as checks and affidavits. Initially, a customer who is to obtain a verified signature, at some point in time, registers with a signatory authority, and a secret key, having public and private components, is establis ...


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Eric M Foster, Jeffrey B Lotspiech, Florian Pestoni, Wilfred E Plouffe Jr, Frank A Schaffa: Method, system and program product for attaching a title key to encrypted content for synchronized transmission to a recipient. International Business Machines Corporation, Kerry B Goodwin, Hoffman Warnick & D Alessandro, April 8, 2008: US07356147 (24 worldwide citation)

A method and system for attaching a title key to encrypted content for synchronized transmission to, or storage by, a recipient is provided. Specifically, under the present invention, an elementary media stream is parceled into content units that each include a content packet and a header. The conte ...


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Cynthia Dwork, Moni Naor, Florian Pestoni: System and method for certifying content of hard-copy documents. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Gunster Yoakley Valdes Fauli & Stewart Pintner, July 20, 1999: US05926551 (23 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for facilitating proof that a specific item, such as a document, has been sent via a communication medium, such as the mail service of the United States Postal Service, at a specific time. A bit map image is produced, such as by scanning a hard copy document. Prefera ...


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Jeffrey Bruce Lotspiech, Dalit Naor, Sigfredo Ismael Nin, Florian Pestoni: Method for assigning encryption keys. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, May 3, 2005: US06888944 (15 worldwide citation)

Sets of encryption keys useful by devices for decrypting encrypted content are defined using an error-correcting code such as a Reed-Solomon code to define vectors of length “n” over an alphabet of (0, . . . , N−1), wherein “n” is the number of columns in a key matrix and “N” is the number of rows i ...


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Florian Pestoni: Domain management for digital media. Microsoft Corporation, June 28, 2011: US07971261 (14 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the domain management for digital media, a device accesses a domain administrator in order to obtain a domain membership license. The domain membership license indicates that the device is part of a domain that includes multiple devices associated with a user of the device. The de ...


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Cynthia Dwork, Moni Naor, Florian Pestoni: Machine-readable checks. International Business Machines Corporation, Morgan & Finnegan, October 3, 2000: US06126203 (14 worldwide citation)

A machine-readable check comprising a check and a machine-readable image block printed on the check. Preferably, the image block is a two-dimensional print code.


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Eric M Foster, Jeffrey B Lotspiech, Dalit Naor, Sigfredo I Nin, Florian Pestoni, Wilfred E Plouffe Jr, Frank A Schaffa: Method, system and program product for modifying content usage conditions during content distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, Ian D MacKinnon, Hoffman Warnick, February 18, 2014: US08656178 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, system and program product for modifying content usage conditions during broadcast content distribution. Specifically, the present invention allows protected (e.g., encrypted, secured, etc.) content to be received along with content usage conditions, an encry ...


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Jeffrey B Lotspiech, Florian Pestoni: System, method, and service for delivering enhanced multimedia content on physical media. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Leonard Guzman, May 26, 2009: US07539307 (7 worldwide citation)

Enhanced multimedia content on physical media interacts with the user through a media player and the Internet. Enhanced multimedia utilizes IDs for pieces of content on the media and a media key block. On the enhanced media is a file with a list of URLs. As the enhanced media plays a section requiri ...


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Eric M Foster, Jeffrey B Lotspiech, Florian Pestoni, Wilfred E Plouffe Jr, Frank A Schaffa: Method, system and program product for managing a size of a key management block during content distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, William H Steinberg, Hoffman Warnick & D Alessandro, August 15, 2006: US07092527 (6 worldwide citation)

A method, system and program product for managing a size of a key management block (KMB) during content distribution is provided. Specifically, a first KMB corresponding to a first subtree of devices is received along with content as encrypted with a title key. If a size of the first KMB exceeds a p ...