1
Luis A Rovira, William E Wall Jr: Method and apparatus for transmitting, receiving and communicating digital data signals with corresponding program data signals which describe the digital data signals. Scientific Atlanta, William A Marvin, Frederick W Powers III, August 24, 1993: US05239540 (258 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is described for transmitting, receiving and communicating program data signals which are combined with digital data signals. Preferably, the present invention compresses 30 digital audio signals, multiplexes them with title, track, artist, record label, year, etc., program i ...


2
Lee R Johnson, Luis A Rovira, Leo Montreuil, William E Wall Jr: Remote control for digital music terminal with synchronized communications. Scientific Atlanta, William A Marvin, Frederick W Powers III, January 25, 1994: US05282028 (255 worldwide citation)

A remote control system including a hand held remote control unit with an alphanumeric information display, for controlling and communicating with a first controlled device, such as a digital music tuner connected to a community antenna television (CATV) cable, and for controlling a selected one of ...


3
Alex M Cook, Luis A Rovira, Curt M Kuban, Emory L McGinty, Jeffrey C Ting, Rueenguang A Shyu: Methods and apparatus for communication program data signals via a remote control unit. October 3, 1995: US05455570 (185 worldwide citation)

A remote control system including a hand held remote control unit with an alphanumeric information display, for controlling and communicating with a first controlled device, such as a digital music tuner connected to a community antenna television (CATV) cable, and for controlling a selected one of ...


4
Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding, Neilesh R Patel, Timothy W Simerly, Luis A Rovira, Xin Li: Method and apparatus for implementing a user interface for a videophone in a cable television network. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Hubert J Barnhardt III, Kelly A Gardner, December 7, 1999: US05999207 (171 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface for a videophone in a cable television system allows the user to access the videophone functionalities with an input control device and a television monitor. The user can place a call, receive a call and store/access/call addresses using a remote in conjunction with the gr ...


5
Luis A Rovira, William E Wall Jr: Apparatus for communicating program information corresponding to digital data. Scientific Atlanta, Frederick W Powers III, Steven C Stewart, April 11, 1995: US05406558 (92 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is described for transmitting, receiving and communicating program data signals which are combined with digital data signals. Preferably, the present invention compresses 30 digital audio signals, multiplexes them with title, track, artist, record label, year, etc., program i ...


6
Howard G Pinder, Luis A Rovira, Douglas F Woodhead, William D Woodward Jr: Information frame modifier. Scientific Atlanta, July 1, 2008: US07395346 (65 worldwide citation)

A device in a subscriber television system receives a stream of frames of information, and each frame of information is carried in at least one network packet that is formatted according to a first protocol. Each network packet carries an application packet that is formatted according to a second pr ...


7
Luis A Rovira: Subscriber television system user interface with a virtual reality media space. Scientific Atlanta, September 21, 2004: US06795972 (45 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method for a subscriber television system client device to provide a three-dimensional user interface comprising a virtual reality media space. The three-dimensional user interface allows the user to navigate a three dimensional environment, participate in activities, and i ...


8
James O Farmer, Luis A Rovira: Sync suppression scrambling and descrambling of television signals for subscription TV. Scientific Atlanta, Martin LuKacher, May 1, 1990: US04922532 (25 worldwide citation)

The quality of sound delivered to a subscriber viewing a channel which has been scrambled using sync suppression scrambling, particularly when the program is being transmitted with stereo sound, is improved by processing the aural component of the TV signal at the head end of the system prior to tra ...


9
William C Versteeg, William E Wall, Luis A Rovira, David B Alsobrook: Quality of service management in a switched digital video environment. Scientific Atlanta, Merchant & Gould, June 22, 2010: US07742407 (10 worldwide citation)

Quality of service management in a switched digital video environment. The devices in a user's home can be given quality of service priority statuses by a system operator. In the event of oversubscription, the quality of service management allows the user to determine which services will have priori ...


10
William C Versteeg, William E Wall, Luis A Rovira, Don Michael Zauzig: Channel changes between services with differing bandwidth in a switched digital video system. Merchant & Gould, January 17, 2012: US08099756 (2 worldwide citation)

Channel changes between services with differing bandwidth in a switched digital video system. A services map published by the headend and distributed to all of the edge devices, allows a bandwidth requirement to be correlated with each request from a device in the home. The bandwidth requirement is ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.