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James M Barton, Roderick James McInnis, Alan S Moskowitz, Andrew Martin Goodman, Ching Tong Chow, Jean Swey Kao: System for time shifting multimedia content streams. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, May 5, 2009: US07529465 (65 worldwide citation)

A multimedia time warping system. The TV streams are converted to an Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG) formatted stream for internal transfer and manipulation and are parsed and separated it into video and audio components. The components are stored in temporary buffers. Events are recorded that ...


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James M Barton, David C Platt: System and method for internet access to a personal television service. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, March 15, 2011: US07908635 (63 worldwide citation)

A communication system and a family of methods for remote access to personal television service are disclosed. According to this invention, a remote personal TV service center provides centralized program guide information. A user may access to the personal TV service center through a digital video ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus for embedding authentication information within digital data. Sony Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 19, 2000: US06163842 (61 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, Brian Beach: Data storage management and scheduling system. TiVo, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, February 16, 2010: US07665111 (47 worldwide citation)

A data storage management and scheduling system schedules the recording, storing, and deleting of television and Web page program material on a client system storage medium. The invention accepts as input a prioritized list of program viewing preferences which is compared with a database of program ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus implementing a multimedia digital network. TiVo, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, January 2, 2007: US07158531 (43 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 for embedding authentication information within digital data. Sony Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 18, 2003: US06523114 (43 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 D Wong, Glenn Patent Group, November 4, 2003: US06643798 (42 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 ...


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David Locket, Kurtis G Heaton, James M Barton, Jean Swey Kao, Ching Tong Chow, Roderick James McInnis, Andrew Martin Goodman: Multimedia signal processing system. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, July 7, 2009: US07558472 (35 worldwide citation)

A multimedia signal processing system utilizes an easily manipulated, low-cost storage and display system that allows the user to view a television program and instantly review previous scenes within the program. The invention also allows the user to store selected programs while simultaneously watc ...


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Paul Westbrook, Howard Look, James Young, Stephen Lacy, Timothy Davison, James M Barton: System for remotely controlling client recording and storage behavior. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, Kirk D Wong, June 2, 2009: US07543325 (34 worldwide citation)

A system for remotely controlling client recording and storage behavior schedules the recording, storing, and deleting of multimedia content on a client system storage device. The invention accepts as input a prioritized list of program viewing preferences which is compared with a database of progra ...


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James M Barton: Method for enhancing digital video recorder television advertising viewership. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, Kirk D Wong, August 17, 2010: US07779437 (32 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing digital video recorder television advertising viewership provides a method wherein the first or last number of seconds of a commercial break are carefully authored to provide a “teaser” to entice the viewer to watch multiple commercials during the commercial break instead of s ...