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Joseph E Augenbraun, Larry A Pearlstein, Michael A Plotnick: Broadcast interactive multimedia system. Hitachi America, Peter L Michaelson, John T Peoples, Michaelson & Wallace, April 1, 1997: US05617565 (510 worldwide citation)

A procedure for selecting and storing data elements communicated from a common database to users of the database utilizing a communication link between each transmitter and a concomitant receiver accessible by the user. The transmitted information is augmented with attributes which are used at the r ...


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Gerard Kunkel, Harold Krisbergh, Aaron Grosky, Jae Hea Edward Lee, Joseph E Augenbraun: Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system. WorldGate Communications, Jones Tullar & Cooper, October 5, 1999: US05961603 (442 worldwide citation)

A system and method for accessing Internet-based and other information through a user television in a television distribution network enables a user to access and view information which is related to the programming content of a currently viewed television broadcast. This concept, known as channel h ...


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Jae Hea Edward Lee, Harold E Herzig, Bruce D Bauman, Richard L Booth, Joseph E Augenbraun: Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system. Worldgate Communications, Jones Tullar & Cooper, April 11, 2000: US06049539 (162 worldwide citation)

An access system and method provides interactive access to an information source, such as the Internet, through a networked distribution system, such as a television distribution system. Each user in the television distribution system can access the Internet through an associated terminal by sending ...


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Harold M Krisbergh, David E Wachob, Joseph E Augenbraun, Jae Hea Edward Lee: Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a television distribution system. World Gate Communications, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, December 7, 1999: US05999970 (157 worldwide citation)

An access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a television distribution system is disclosed. The distribution system includes a television distribution network, headend distribution equipment at the headend of the distribution network, and a plurality ...


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Gerard Kunkel, Harold Krisbergh, Aaron Grosky, Jae Hea Edward Lee, Joseph E Augenbraun: Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system. WorldGate Service, Jones Tullar & Cooper PC, November 5, 2002: US06477579 (121 worldwide citation)

A system and method for accessing Internet-based and other information through a user television in a television distribution network enables a user to access and view information which is related to the programming content of a currently viewed television broadcast. This concept, known as channel h ...


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Larry A Pearlstein, Joseph E Augenbraun, Frank A Lane: Method and apparatus for improved video display of progressively refreshed coded video. Hitachi America, John J Sideris, October 22, 1996: US05568200 (118 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling the display of progressively refreshed decoded compressed image representative data is disclosed. Subframes of intracoded video signals, and subframes of intercoded video signals based on the intracoded video signals of successive video frames are used to const ...


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Joseph E Augenbraun, Jill MacDonald Boyce: Methods and apparatus for reducing blockiness in decoded video. Hitachi America, Michael P Straub, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, August 5, 1997: US05654759 (70 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus directed to reducing blockiness resulting from encoding digital video data using, e.g., DCTs are disclosed. An encoder which encodes video signals into a digital video bitstream including information identifying blocky video and instructions for processing the blocky video is a ...


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Sanjay R Vinekar, Lawrence A Pearlstein, Michael A Plotnick, Joseph E Augenbraun: Architecture for a high definition video frame memory and an accompanying data organization for use therewith and efficient access therefrom. Hitachi America, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, December 3, 1996: US05581310 (37 worldwide citation)

An architecture for a memory with a wide word, e.g. n-byte, width particularly suited for use as a high definition video frame store memory (80), and an accompanying organization for storing pixel data therein to facilitate efficient block and raster access therefrom. Specifically, the memory relies ...


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Joseph E Augenbraun, John K Cammack, Darrell S Park: Plug and play solar panel assembly. Solar Red Systems, Carr & Ferrell, October 26, 2010: US07819114 (29 worldwide citation)

A plug and play solar panel assembly is disclosed. According to one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a substantially rectangular sheet having a first area configured to fit between a first layer and a second layer of a weatherproof surface. The sheet has a second area configured to protrude from t ...


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Frank A Lane, Joseph E Augenbraun, Jill M Boyce, Jack S Fuhrer, John G N Henderson, Katsuo Mohri, Masafumi Nakamura, Takaharu Noguchi, Hiroo Okamoto, Masuo Oku, Michael A Plotnick: Digital video recording device with trick play capability. Hitachi America, Hitachi, Michael P Straub, Peter L Michaelson & Wallace Michaelson, April 22, 1997: US05623344 (28 worldwide citation)

A digital video tape recorder ("VTR") that selects data useful for generating images during trick playback operation and records the data in trick play tape segments arranged on a tape to form fast scan tracks and multi-speed playback tracks. Each fast scan track comprises trick play tape segments l ...