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Alan J Weinberger, Joseph J Renton, Rick Neugaubauer: Transaction dispatcher for a passenger entertainment system, method and article of manufacture. Rockwell Collins, Nathan D Jensen, Kyle Eppele, November 2, 2004: US06813777 (213 worldwide citation)

A computer is used to manage communication over a network between one or more network addressable units and a plurality of physical devices of a passenger entertainment system. The system is configured and operated using software to provide passenger entertainment services including audio and video ...


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Alan J Weinberger, Joseph J Renton, Rick Neugaubauer: Message processor for a passenger entertainment system, method and article of manufacture. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, August 30, 2005: US06938258 (70 worldwide citation)

A computer is used to manage communication over a network between one or more network addressable units and a plurality of physical devices of a passenger entertainment system. The system is configured and operated using software to provide passenger entertainment services including audio and video ...


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Rodney J Farley, Joseph J Renton: Mobile electronic newsstand. Systems and Software Enterprises, August 15, 2006: US07090128 (63 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for collecting documents that are electronic newspapers, magazines, and books into sets (one or more objects) and distributing them to passenger vehicles. Once distributed to the vehicles, individual documents of the document sets are distributed, possibly for a fee, to the pas ...


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Alan J Weinberger, Douglas C Infiesto, Joseph J Renton, Rick Neugaubauer: Passenger entertainment system, method and article of manufacture employing object oriented system software. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, October 19, 2004: US06807538 (52 worldwide citation)

A passenger entertainment system operates using system software to provide services including audio and video on-demand, information dissemination, product and service order processing, and video teleconferencing and data communication. The system software routes and processes passenger transactions ...


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Rod J Farley, Joseph J Renton: Aircraft data transmission system for wireless communication of data between the aircraft and ground-based systems. System and Software Enterprises, April 5, 2005: US06876905 (42 worldwide citation)

A device to enable automatic wireless communication with an aircraft after the aircraft has parked at a gate. A terminal cellular bridge (TCB) enables the retrieval of data from, and the sending of data to the aircraft by an internet service provider. The internet service provider uses the Internet ...


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Dickey J Berry, Joseph J Renton: Vehicle entertainment system having multiple download channels. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, July 22, 2003: US06598227 (42 worldwide citation)

A vehicle entertainment system distributes an executable program in more than one channel of a modulated RF signal by using a plurality of download lines provided between the system file server and the RF modulator. The multiple download lines permit a passenger seat that missed the time window for ...


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Rodney J Farley, Joseph J Renton: Secure terminal data loader apparatus and method for a mobile platform. Systems and Software Enterprises, August 25, 2009: US07580528 (13 worldwide citation)

A terminal data loading device on a mobile platform includes a media unit for receiving a transportable media element containing media data and outputting a media signal to a control processor unit. The control processor unit outputs an information signal to a wireline communication unit. The wireli ...


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Rodney J Farley, Joseph J Renton: Mobile electronic newsstand. Albin H Gess, Snell & Wilmer, March 10, 2005: US20050051615-A1

Methods and apparatus for collecting documents that are electronic newspapers, magazines, and books into sets (one or more objects) and distributing them to passenger vehicles. Once distributed to the vehicles, individual documents of the document sets are distributed, possibly for a fee, to the pas ...


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Rodney J Farley, Joseph J Renton: Secure terminal data loader apparatus and method for a mobile platform. Snell & Wilmer, June 16, 2005: US20050129239-A1

A terminal data loading device on a mobile platform includes a media unit for receiving a transportable media element containing media data and outputting a media signal to a control processor unit. The control processor unit outputs an information signal to a wireline communication unit. The wireli ...


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Joseph J Renton, Eric M Hicks, William M Isley, Steven S Hawkins: System and method for acquiring, storing, processing and presenting data accumulated through an in-flight aircraft server. Price And Gess, May 8, 2003: US20030085818-A1

A system and method of acquiring, processing and presenting data gathered by an in-flight aircraft server, used for in-flight entertainment, for example, provides for off-loading and secure online storage of various forms of data for each authorized user. The system supports customization as dictate ...