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Harold Blatter, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Thomas Edward Horlander: Processing and storage of digital data and program specific information. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, May 19, 1998: US05754651 (225 worldwide citation)

A program representative packetized datastream is generated from an input packetized datastream representing a plurality of programs. Program content packets comprising a desired program selected from the plurality of programs are identified. Condensed program specific information (CPSI) suitable fo ...


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Mark A Harger, Joseph E Amaral, Harold Blatter: Remote control transmitter arrangement for one or more television devices. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, January 21, 1986: US04566034 (224 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor for use in individual remote control transmitters for controlling respective different devices and for a unified remote control transmitter for controlling all the devices is programmed in the same manner for each in order to reduce inventory and testing costs to the manufacturer an ...


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Harold Blatter, Thomas Edward Horlander, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss: Decoding system and data format for processing and storing encrypted broadcast, cable or satellite video data. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, January 18, 2000: US06016348 (172 worldwide citation)

A decoder conditional access system incorporates different encryption systems for providing access to programs derived from different sources. A conditional access processor for processing encrypted program data and an associated encryption code includes a first algorithm means for decrypting the en ...


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Harold Blatter, Thomas Edward Horlander, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss: Adaptive decoding system for processing encrypted and non-encrypted broadcast, cable or satellite video data. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, August 3, 1999: US05933500 (149 worldwide citation)

An adaptive decoder generates a program representative datastream, in selectable, encrypted or decrypted form. A method for adaptively processing input encrypted program data with an associated encryption code provides either an encrypted or a decrypted program output. In an encrypted mode, encrypte ...


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Harold Blatter, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Thomas Edward Horlander: Packetized data formats for digital data storage media. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, November 17, 1998: US05838873 (88 worldwide citation)

A storage medium format for a storage medium containing packetized data programs includes packet identifiers (PIDs) that identify individual packetized datastreams constituting a program. The data format facilitates the association and assembly of the packetized datastreams of the program by a decod ...


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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 (45 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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Billy W Beyers Jr, Harold Blatter: On screen display arrangement for digital video signal processing system. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, July 9, 1996: US05534942 (43 worldwide citation)

A digital video signal processing system receives encoded packets of data representing video image information in compressed form. A video decoder and an associated video RAM are used to decode and decompress the video packets to form groups of video image representative digital words. The video dec ...


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Harold Blatter, Thomas Edward Horlander, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss: Decoding system for processing encrypted broadcast, cable or satellite video data. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, March 2, 1999: US05878135 (36 worldwide citation)

A decoder excludes an encryption code or key from decrypted or non-decrypted program output data. Decrypted program representative data is generated from an input datastream containing encrypted program data and an associated encryption code. The encrypted program data is decrypted using the encrypt ...


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Harold Blatter, Kevin Elliott Bridgewater, Michael Scott Deiss, Thomas Edward Horlander: Program specific information formation for digital data processing. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Alexander J Burke, December 1, 1998: US05844478 (33 worldwide citation)

Program specific information (PSI) is formed suitable for use in recovering data content of a program in the form of a packetized datastream. Packet identifiers (PIDs) that identify individual packetized datastreams constituting the program are renumbered and corresponding packetized datastreams tha ...


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Harold Blatter, David J Carlson: Television receiver for direct broadcast satellite signals. RCA Corporation, Peter M Emanuel, Adel A Ahmed, Thomas F Lenihan, May 19, 1987: US04667243 (30 worldwide citation)

A television (TV) receiving system includes a first TV receiver for receiving TV signals in a first range of frequencies, such as are used for cable, VHF and UHF broadcasting including a frequency synthesizer type local oscillator. The frequency synthesizer uses a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) ...



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