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James M Barton, Roderick James McInnis, Alan S Moskowitz, Andrew Martin Goodman, Ching Tong Chow, Jean Swey Kao: Multimedia time warping system. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, May 15, 2001: US06233389 (881 worldwide citation)

A multimedia time warping system. The invention allows the user to store selected television broadcast programs while the user is simultaneously watching or reviewing another program. A preferred embodiment of the invention accepts television (TV) input streams in a multitude of forms, for example, ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus for embedding authentication information within digital data. Michael A Glenn, July 8, 1997: US05646997 (605 worldwide citation)

Arbitrary digital information is embedded within a stream of digital data, in a way that avoids detection by a casual observer and that allows a user to determine whether the digital data have been modified from their intended form. The embedded information may only be extracted as authorized and ma ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus implementing a multimedia digital network. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, October 30, 2001: US06310886 (277 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficiently managing the allocation of available data capacity on a physically shared digital network among devices connected to that network is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method and apparatus for managing the ongoing timely movement of data on the shared network such ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus implementing random access and time-based functions on a continuous stream of formatted digital data. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, December 4, 2001: US06327418 (276 worldwide citation)

A continuous stream of formatted digital data, such as a video segment, audio segment, or information stream, appears to be a fixed length segment under certain circumstances, defining a virtual segment within the continuous stream which moves forward in time in synchrony with the continuous stream. ...


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James M Barton, Howard Look: Analog video tagging and encoding system. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, April 10, 2001: US06215526 (197 worldwide citation)

An analog video tagging and encoding system is disclosed. The invention inserts an analog tag frame into the analog video stream such that the luminance (Y) values are made to approach zero, i.e., black, allowing a potential tag frame to be quickly identified. Tag information is then encoded as a st ...


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James M Barton, David C Platt, Steven C Stone: Software installation and recovery system. TiVo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, December 3, 2002: US06490722 (156 worldwide citation)

A software installation and recovery system provides an initial bootstrap sequence of instructions that initializes the low-level parameters of the client device, initializes the persistent storage system, loads a bootstrap loader from the persistent store into program memory, and passes execution t ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus for embedding authentication information within digital data. Sony Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 15, 1999: US05912972 (147 worldwide citation)

Arbitrary digital information is embedded within a stream of digital data, in a way that avoids detection by a casual observer and that allows a user to determine whether the digital data have been modified from their intended form. The embedded information may only be extracted as authorized and ma ...


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Kevin P Smith, Paul Stevens, Adam Feder, James M Barton: In-band data recognition and synchronization system. Tivo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, February 9, 2010: US07661121 (76 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recognizing and synchronizing to in-band data at a multimedia device is provided. A content stream includes in-band data. The in-band data is processed and in-band data pattern data associated with the content stream are created. Metadata are attached to the event identifi ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus for embedding authentication information within digital data. Sony Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 4, 2000: US06047374 (68 worldwide citation)

Arbitrary digital information is embedded within a stream of digital data, in a way that avoids detection by a casual observer and that allows a user to determine whether the digital data have been modified from their intended form. The embedded information may only be extracted as authorized and ma ...


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James M Barton, Shahin Tahmassebi, David Platt: Self-test electronic assembly and test system. Tivo, Michael A Glenn, Kirk Wong, May 7, 2002: US06385739 (66 worldwide citation)

A self-test electronic assembly performs self-testing, such as diagnostic or run-in testing of components and circuits, based upon internally stored test procedures. The results of self-testing are stored internally to the device, providing valuable information regarding the self-test electronic ass ...