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Houghton David: Process of manufacturing a steak or schnitzel product. Bowyers, November 23, 1983: GB2119623-A (4 worldwide citation)

The product is made by mechanically or chemically tenderising selected meat muscle, pressing the tenderised muscle in a mould or clamp to produce a flattened and elongated meat joint, which may be regular or irregular in shape and slicing. Tenderising is preferably effected by "shredding" and may be ...


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TZOUKERMANN EVELYNE, CHIPMAN LESLIE EUGENE, DAVIS ANTHONY R, HOUGHTON DAVID F, FARRELL RYAN M, ZHOU HONGZHONG, JOJIC OLIVER, KRONROD VLADIMIR, SHEVADE BAGESHREE, AMBWANI GEETU: IDENTIFICATION DE SEGMENTS DANS DES ARTICLES AUDIO, VIDEO ET MULTIMEDIAS, IDENTIFICATION OF SEGMENTS WITHIN AUDIO, VIDEO, AND MULTIMEDIA ITEMS. COMCAST INTERACTIVE MEDIA, COMCAST INTERACTIVE MEDIA, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, November 28, 2017: CA2688921 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to methods, systems, and apparatus for identifying segments within a media item, the media segments including at least one of audio content and video content, comprising segmenting the media item into a plurality of segments as a function of context, storing data identifying e ...


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Houghton David: Filters. Houghton David, June 2, 1993: GB2261874-A (2 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment the invention provides a filter having a mixture of two carbon compounds, preferably one comprising charcoal from burnt animal bones the other from burnt coconut vegetation. In another embodiment a water filter has two electrodes over which water passes. An electric field set up be ...


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Houghton David: Lift control system. Thames Valley Lift Company Lim, September 30, 1992: GB2254170-A (2 worldwide citation)

A lift control system includes a central control processor for controlling and monitoring the operation of a lift car, car and landing gate safety interlocks for preventing movement of the lift car whilst the doors are open, and monitoring means for monitoring the car and landing gate interlocks and ...


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Houghton David Boydell: Post extractor. Arbortech Tree Technology, September 18, 1996: GB2298843-A (1 worldwide citation)

The device is a convenient tool for pulling posts out of the ground. The three main components are lever 1, pedestal 2 and stirrup 4. The equipment may be operated by one person and can be carried into locations that might be inaccessible to larger equipment. Downward effort on the handle of the lev ...


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Houghton David: Meat press or clamp. Bowyers, December 21, 1983: GB2121269-A (1 worldwide citation)

The two-part press or mould produces a non-uniformly contoured joint which, when sliced, forms slices or irregular shapes which do not appear to have come from a roll of meat. The mould is formed so that a proportion of the internal surface of one or both parts has a random pattern of contours. In t ...


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Houghton David Boydell: Tree restraint. Houghton David Boydell, January 3, 1996: GB2290446-A (1 worldwide citation)

A tree restraint comprises a restraining loop 1 wound in a helical form which is expandable to facilitate entry of the tree within the loop 1. The restraint may be provided with a cushioned lining by means of a soft material. Each end of the loop may include integral supporting arms 4 which, when st ...


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HOUGHTON DAVID, MURRAY SETH, SIMON SIBLEY: [fr] Génération de modèles de langage spécifiques au sujet, [de] Thema-spezifische Sprachmodellgenerierung, [en] Generating topic-specific language models. COMCAST INTERACTIVE MEDIA, January 12, 2011: EP2273490-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

[en] Speech recognition may be improved by generating and using a topic specific language model. A topic specific language model may be created by performing an initial pass on an audio signal using a generic or basis language model. A speech recognition device may then determine topics relating to ...