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Peter Buchner, Gerd Spalink: Remote-controlled on-screen audio/video receiver control apparatus. Sony Deutschland, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, July 2, 1996: US05532753 (76 worldwide citation)

An audio and/or video reproducing apparatus receives broadcast signals from broadcasting stations and a/v signals from an external device; processes the audio and/or video input signals in accordance with multiple processing functions; selects audio and/or video input signals for reproduction; repro ...


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Gerd Spalink: Channel decoder for a digital broadcast receiver. SONY International, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, March 21, 2006: US07016446 (70 worldwide citation)

A channel decoder for a digital broadcast receiver having a synchronization byte detector for detecting synchronization bytes in a decoded transmission signal. The synchronization byte detector provides a synchronization signal indicating a start of frame for transport stream packets in the decoded ...


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Gerd Spalink: Carrier recovery means. Sony International, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Darren M Simon, July 19, 2005: US06920189 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a carrier recovery means in particular in a channel decoding unit or a digital demodulating unit of a digital broadcasting receiver. The inventive carrier recovery means comprises at least first and second phase error detecting means (2, 4) in which the first phase e ...


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Volker Freiburg, Gerd Spalink, Peter Wagner: System for storing and rendering multimedia data. Sony Deutschland, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 21, 2009: US07565452 (13 worldwide citation)

A system for storing and rendering multimedia data includes a first storage configured to store multimedia data files of a plurality of formats. The system also includes a second storage configured to store program files including information regarding a transformation of multimedia data files of a ...


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Gerd Spalink: Cycle synchronization between interconnected sub-networks. Sony Deutschland, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, February 27, 2007: US07184449 (8 worldwide citation)

A method to perform a cycle synchronization between interconnected sub-networks, in which a reference node connected to one of the sub-networks transmits a respective cycle time information to cycle masters of all other sub-networks at recurring time instants, and the cycle masters of all other sub- ...


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Gerd Spalink: Packet synchronization detector. Sony International, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, November 9, 2004: US06816560 (7 worldwide citation)

A packet synchronization detector for an incoming digital signal which includes a regularly repeated predetermined synchronization pattern which repetition rate defines the length of one transmission packet according to the present invention comprises a synchronization pattern detector (


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Lothar Stadelmeier, Frank Dawidowsky, Heimo Guth, Gerd Spalink, Jens Höfflinger: Method for operating an RLAN arrangement. Sony Deutschland, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 21, 2009: US07564878 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a wireless network, including detecting at least one signal of an external radio source, by a network device of the wireless network, during normal operation of the wireless network, in which while detecting, the network device does not send data to another network device of th ...


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Gralf Gädeken, Gerd Spalink: Programmable interface link layer device. SONY International, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 17, 2006: US07124227 (5 worldwide citation)

An interface link layer device is connected in-between a first sub network and a long delay link to which at least one second sub network is connected. The interface link layer device comprises at least two storage areas, whereby new configuration data received via the long delay link is written to ...


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Rolf Noethlings, Gerd Spalink: Method for outputting audio signals and audio decoder. Sony Deutschland, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, April 17, 2012: US08160277 (3 worldwide citation)

Method for outputting an audio signal to an audio output, comprising outputting a first audio signal to said audio output; providing a second audio signal; determining a point in time, wherein at said point in time said first audio signal or a derivative of said first audio signal or a derivative of ...