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Richard E Sklar, Lawrence E Girard, Ralph P Phillipp: Distribution of a large number of live television programs to individual passengers in an aircraft. Hughes Electronics, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, June 2, 1998: US05760819 (104 worldwide citation)

A satellite television system that provides live television programming to passengers by integrating direct broadcast satellite services into an in-flight aircraft entertainment system. The system has an antenna disposed on the aircraft that is pointed at a plurality of satellites that are part of a ...


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Richard E Sklar, Lawrence E Girard: Distribution of satellite television programs to passengers in an aircraft when it is out of range of the satellites. Hughes Electronics, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, September 1, 1998: US05801751 (55 worldwide citation)

Systems that distribute live television programs to passengers of an aircraft by way of satellites of a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) system when the aircraft is in range of the satellites and distributes time-delayed television programs when the aircraft is out of range of the satellites. The pr ...


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Richard E Sklar, Lawrence E Girard, Ralph P Phillipp, David C Frankenbach, Dickey J Berry, Jim C Williams: Aircraft satellite television system for distributing television programming derived from direct broadcast satellites. Hughes Aircraft Company, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, August 4, 1998: US05790175 (51 worldwide citation)

A system that provides live television programming to passengers by integrating direct broadcast satellite services into an in-flight aircraft entertainment system. The present invention is a satellite television system that has an antenna disposed on the aircraft that is pointed at a plurality of s ...


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Lawrence E Girard Jr: Brightness control for flashing xenon lamp. Cooper, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, April 14, 1992: US05105126 (33 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a brightness control circuit for a periodically flashing xenon lamp. The intensity of the flashing lamp may be selected in response to the selection of a reference voltage. The control circuit has a power source in series with a thristor for selectively controlling an applicat ...


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Lawrence E Girard, Paul Anthony Margis, Eric P Moyer, Dennis Rilea: System and method for receiving broadcast content on a mobile platform during international travel. Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 11, 2010: US07715783 (12 worldwide citation)

A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information system includes a universal antenna system and a universal receiver system for receiving viewing content provided by diverse content sources du ...


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Lawrence E Girard, Paul Anthony Margis, Eric Moyer, Dennis Rilea: System and method for receiving broadcast content on a mobile platform during international travel. Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, June 19, 2012: US08204432 (3 worldwide citation)

A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information system includes a multi-regional antenna subsystem and a multi-regional receiver system for receiving viewing content provided by diverse conte ...


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Richard E Sklar, Lawrence E Girard, Ralph P Phillipp: Distribution of a large number of live television programs to individual passengers in an aircraft. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, September 19, 2006: USRE039303

A satellite television system that provides live television programming to passengers by integrating direct broadcast satellite services into an in-flight aircraft entertainment system. The system has an antenna disposed on the aircraft that is pointed at a plurality of satellites that are part of a ...


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Lawrence E Girard, Paul Anthony Margis, Eric P Moyer, Dennis Rilea: System and method for receiving broadcast content on a mobile platform during international travel. Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Ip Prosecution Department, September 21, 2006: US20060212909-A1

A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information system includes a universal antenna system and a universal receiver system for receiving viewing content provided by diverse content sources du ...


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Lawrence E Girard, Paul Anthony Margis, Eric P Moyer, Dennis Rilea: System and Method for Receiving Broadcast Content on a Mobile Platform During International Travel. Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Ip Prosecution Department, July 15, 2010: US20100180299-A1

A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information system includes a multi-regional antenna subsystem and a multi-regional receiver system for receiving viewing content provided by diverse conte ...


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Dickie J Berry, Lawrence E Girard, Richard E Sklar: Low cost hybrid video distribution system for aircraft in-flight entertainment systems. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, June 10, 2003: USRE038142

An aircraft entertainment system employing a hybrid video distribution system that permits distribution of direct broadcast satellite television programming to passengers of the aircraft. The aircraft entertainment system has a video control center