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Daniel C W Wong, Jesus David Rivas, Amith Yamasani: Method and apparatus for providing plug in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, The Hecker Law Group, April 10, 2001: US06216152 (161 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a “plug-in” decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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Tao Ye, Bartley H Calder, Jesus David Rivas, Jonathan D Courtney, Keith L Messer: Methods and apparatus for implementing an application lifecycle design for applications. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 29, 2005: US06874145 (51 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing execution of an application according to an application lifecycle. The application lifecycle is managed by an application manager through a set of commands that enable the application manager to cause the application to enter one of a plurality of states. In additi ...


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Daniel C W Wong, Jesus David Rivas, Amith Yamasani: Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, Martine & Penilla, November 25, 2003: US06654765 (34 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a “plug-in” decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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Keith L Messer, Jesus David Rivas, James Van Loo, Tao Ye: Methods and apparatus for providing video control for television applications. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 13, 2004: US06762798 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for creating and manipulating a video window on a display associated with a television are disclosed. A set of parameters identifying a source region and a destination location in a source coordinate system are obtained where the source coordinate system includes a source origi ...


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Jonathan D Courtney, Jesus David Rivas, James Van Loo, Bartley H Calder: Methods and apparatus for efficiently accessing periodically broadcast data. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, December 13, 2005: US06976268 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to methods and apparatus for accessing data that is periodically transmitted by a broadcaster. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a receiver capable of reception of data is disclosed. The data is transmitted by a broadcaster in a broadcasting system. The receiver r ...


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Tao Ye, Bartley H Calder, Jesus David Rivas, Jonathan D Courtney: Methods and apparatus for implementing individual class loaders. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 2, 2004: US06701334 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for loading and unloading classes associated with an application are disclosed. A class loader adapted for loading classes associated with an application is constructed. The class loader is employed to load one or more classes associated with the application such that the class ...


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Jonathan D Courtney, Jesus David Rivas, Tao Ye: Methods and apparatus for selecting multicast IP data transmitted in broadcast streams. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, January 10, 2006: US06986155 (16 worldwide citation)

Through the association of an IP address with each data stream, a single system may be used by a network card or a tuner to select multicast IP data. Each data stream is identified by a unique IP address. More particularly, a locator adapted for identifying a data stream is associated with one of a ...


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Jonathan D Courtney, Jesus David Rivas, Keith L Messer: Methods and apparatus for accessing synchronized broadcast data. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 13, 2006: US07062779 (4 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and apparatus suitable for accessing synchronized data in a broadcast system are disclosed. A synchronized data accessing system providing an interface that can be used by a data requester to access synchronized data is disclosed. The data requester can initiate a request to access ...


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Bartley H Calder, Tao Ye, Jesus David Rivas, Jonathan D Courtney, Keith L Messer: Methods and apparatus for managing an application. Sun Microsystems, Dorsey & Whitney, August 14, 2007: US07257812 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing execution of an application according to an application lifecycle. The application lifecycle is managed by an application manager through a set of commands that enable the application manager to cause the application to enter one of a plurality of states. In additi ...


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Jonathan D Courtney, Jesus David Rivas, James Van Loo, Bartley H Calder: Methods and apparatus for efficiently accessing periodically broadcast data. Sun Microsystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, August 22, 2002: US20020116711-A1

The invention relates to methods and apparatus for accessing data that is periodically transmitted by a broadcaster. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a receiver capable of reception of data is disclosed. The data is transmitted by a broadcaster in a broadcasting system. The receiver r ...



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