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Makoto Niijima, Hiroaki Nakano, Yumie Sonoda, Yoshiaki Kumagai, Junichi Nagahara, Tatsushi Nashida, Hirofumi Tamori, Hiroyuki Hanaya: Electrical program guide system and method. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, July 20, 1999: US05926230 (206 worldwide citation)

An electrical program guide system and method by which a desired program can be selected rapidly with certainty, intuitively and directly from among a large number of programs, in which nine reduced screens reduced from nine screens of different programs are arranged in a 3.times.3 matrix to constru ...


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Hirofumi Tamori, Daisuke Hiraoka, Koji Enoki: Information processor, method of updating a program and information processing system. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, September 28, 1999: US05960445 (175 worldwide citation)

BIOS updating is performed after saving an old BIOS to a spare storage area. A current version BIOS stored in a first bank of a flash ROM is moved to a second bank of the flash ROM, and a new BIOS supplied from a home server to a network interface card is stored in the first bank to complete BIOS up ...


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Makoto Niijima, Hiroaki Nakano, Yumie Sonoda, Yoshiaki Kumagai, Junichi Nagahara, Tatsushi Nashida, Hirofumi Tamori, Hiroyuki Hanaya: Electrical program guide system and method. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, May 11, 1999: US05903314 (149 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an electrical program guide system and method by which a desired program can be rapidly selected directly from among a large number of programs with certainty. A program selection screen as a multi-screen is formed from nine reduced screens reduced to one third in the horizont ...


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Toshihiro Taguchi, Mitsuru Tanabe, Hirofumi Tamori, Yuka Sakazume: Installation software using a setting file to automatically determine if a module is installable and the location of the installation. Sony Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 19, 2008: US07415707 (87 worldwide citation)

An information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a storage medium are disclosed which determines whether or not to install program modules by acquiring environment information relevant to the types of the modules so that only those modules judged compatible with the environ ...


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Hiroaki Nakano, Makoto Niijima, Yumie Sonoda, Junichi Nagahara, Hirofumi Tamori: Program selection method and apparatus using cordless telephone set. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, May 4, 1999: US05901366 (83 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a program selection method and apparatus using a cordless telephone set by which a desired program can be selected from among a large number of programs in a direct rapid and accurate manner. A TEL key changes over a mode of a cordless telephone set between a first mode in whi ...


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Masayuki Chatani, Kimiyoshi Yoshida, Akio Sakano, Hirofumi Tamori: Hand-written character recognition apparatus and method. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, May 12, 1992: US05113452 (24 worldwide citation)

A hand-written character recognition apparatus and method in which line element data obtained from an output hand-written stroke is converted to a plurality of sub-strokes satisfying a tracing condition in accordance with a tracing command described in a character dictionary data base, substrokes sa ...


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Kimiyoshi Yoshida, Akio Sakano, Hirofumi Tamori, Masayuki Chatani: Hand-written, on-line character recognition apparatus and method. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, April 23, 1991: US05010579 (14 worldwide citation)

A hand-written, on-line character recognition apparatus, and the method employed by it, in which the structure of a dictionary for recognition is formed as a sub-routine type, whereby the dictionary can be made small in size and a time necessary for recognition can be reduced.


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Takashi Nomura, Hirofumi Tamori: Communication control apparatus and method, communication system, and program storage medium. Sony Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 29, 2003: US06601127 (11 worldwide citation)

It is intended to enable control, without using personal computers, of a connection via an ATM network between devices that are connected to IEEE 1394 serial buses. When ATM addresses are assigned to IEEE 1394 serial buses that are connected to ATM/1394 bridges, TSCs (terminal system controllers) of ...


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Akio Sakano, Kimiyoshi Yoshida, Masayuki Chatani, Hirofumi Tamori: Hand-written character recognition apparatus. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, June 11, 1996: US05526440 (8 worldwide citation)

A hand-written character recognition apparatus which checks the relation between the rectangular outline directions of two partial structures of one character.


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Hirofumi Tamori, Tomomichi Kataoka, Takashi Nomura: Communication control system and method, communication system, and recording medium. Sony Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 29, 2004: US06757743 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided is a user-friendly system for dynamically connecting or disconnecting equipment. A user uses a display presented on the screen of a user interface to instruct connection or the like of desired equipment. The display presented on the screen is based on information contained in the database. ...