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John R Kinghorn: Video cassette recorder programming via teletext transmissions. U S Philips, Thomas A Briody, March 13, 1990: US04908707 (469 worldwide citation)

A system for video recorder programming using existing television broadcast teletext transmissions. The programs required are chosen from schedules displayed on teletext pages, the necessary control information is loaded automatically into a video recorder, and program labels are transmitted to ensu ...


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Christopher P Summers, Richard E F Bugg, John R Kinghorn: Television receiver arrangement having means for the selective use of separated or locally generated synchronizing signals. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Edward W Goodman, December 15, 1981: US04306250 (118 worldwide citation)

In a television receiver adapted for the display of a normal television picture and/or message information in which both separated synchronizing signals and locally derived synchronizing signals are available, the selective use of one or the other of these two forms of synchronizing signals, having ...


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John R Kinghorn, David R Tarrant: Television access control system. U S Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, February 1, 2000: US06020882 (80 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for the control of viewing of a television program in which a classification code is transmitted with the video signal, for example, in an extension packet of a teletext signal, includes a decoder (23) which detects the received codes and passes them to a microcontroller (27). An auth ...


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John R Kinghorn, Raymond J Fisher, Terence A Douglas: Data entry keyboard apparatus. U S Philips Corporation, Robert T Mayer, Steven R Biren, February 11, 1986: US04570154 (18 worldwide citation)

A data entry keyboard apparatus comprises a key-switch array (900) and associated electronic logic circuits (941). The key switches (901) of the array are so interconnected with each other and with connection terminals (902) to (905) of the logic circuits (941) that any one of these connection termi ...


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John R Kinghorn, Richard E F Bugg: Television receiver arrangements. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Gregory P Gadson, October 6, 1987: US04698677 (17 worldwide citation)

A teletext television receiver has a character memory comprising a common language set of characters and a plurality of sets of national option characters, each of which latter sets makes up a complete national language set when combined with the common language set. The totality of characters are a ...


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John R Kinghorn: Teletext decoders. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Marianne R Rich, January 12, 1988: US04719510 (14 worldwide citation)

A teletext decoder for full-channel operation includes a "row-found" register in which a flag is put for each data row which is actually present in a selected teletext page that is received and stored in the page memory of the decoder. The decoder further includes control means which on read-out fro ...


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John R Kinghorn: Digital data apparatus having a plurality of selectively addressable peripheral units. U S Philips Corporation, Jack E Haken, James J Cannon Jr, November 6, 1984: US04481579 (13 worldwide citation)

Digital data apparatus comprising a processing unit which can have access to different numbers of memory units over a common data bus. The processing unit can address the memory units with select signals over individual leads of an address bus. Address codes containing select signals are valid when ...


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John R Kinghorn: Alpha-numeric character generator arrangement. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Edward W Goodman, April 6, 1982: US04323892 (13 worldwide citation)

An alpha-numeric character generator arrangement having as a character store a "read-only" memory in which characters are stored in a character format composed of a co-ordinate matrix (e.g. a 7.times.5 dot matrix) of discrete character elements. One aspect of the invention resides in storing the des ...


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John R Kinghorn: Testing the presence of a peripheral device. U S Philips Corporation, James J Cannon Jr, November 27, 1984: US04485437 (13 worldwide citation)

Digital data apparatus comprising a processing unit which can have access to different numbers of memory units over a common data bus. The processing unit can address selectively the memory units with address codes over an address bus. An address code is valid when there is a corresponding memory un ...


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John R Kinghorn: Video recorder. U S Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, February 20, 2001: US06192187 (9 worldwide citation)

A tape indexing arrangement for video recorders records the index on the tape using standard broadcast teletext codes. When a tape is inserted, the contents list it contains is written onto an index RAM in the recorder (