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Norio Ebihara: Near video-on-demand system and broadcasting method therefor. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Dennis M Smid, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, May 15, 2001: US06233735 (97 worldwide citation)

A near video-on-demand (NVOD) system and method for incorporating and/or updating a commercial (CM) or promotion video program or the like in a video program. The NVOD system may include a controller, a high-speed digital reproducing device for reproducing at a high rate a plurality of video-on-dema ...


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Norio Ebihara, Kaichi Tatsuzawa: Noise reduction system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, July 31, 1979: US04163258 (88 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for reducing the noise of an input signal, such as a composite video signal. An orthogonal transform of the input signal is derived, this orthogonal transform having n transformed signal components. At least some of these signal components are suppressed if their respective ...


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Noboru Asamizuya, Norio Ebihara, Haruyuki Karibe, Yasumasa Kodama, Masaaki Kagawa: On-demand data transmission by dividing input data into blocks and each block into sub-blocks such that the sub-blocks are re-arranged for storage to data storage means. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, May 26, 1998: US05757415 (65 worldwide citation)

A data transmission apparatus comprising: data supplying unit for storing a plurality of types of data and simultaneously transmitting the plurality of types of data to a plurality of selected channels respectively; switching unit for outputting the plurality of types of data outputted from the data ...


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Norio Ebihara: Noise reduction system for video signals. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, December 30, 1980: US04242705 (36 worldwide citation)

A recursive noise reduction system for a television system uses the spatial correlation in a frame difference signal derived by element-by-element subtraction of an incoming video signal from corresponding picture elements of a relatively noise-free stored video signal to redue noise in a video sign ...


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Norio Ebihara, Mitsushige Tatami: Write clock generator for digital time base corrector. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, March 29, 1977: US04015288 (25 worldwide citation)

A write clock generator of a digital time base corrector for removing time base errors from color video signals includes a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) in a phase lock loop by which the oscillator output or write clock pulses, after being suitably divided, are compared, as to phase, with the ...


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Norio Ebihara, Takayuki Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kita, Yoshihito Ohsawa: Video memory. Sony Corporation, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, September 5, 1989: US04864402 (21 worldwide citation)

A video memory, for use with a video tape recorder, a television receiver of the like to process a picture, is simplified and can achieve the functions of a time base corrector, a noise reducer and a comb filter, so as to considerably improve the quality of a video picture. A frequency converting ci ...


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Norio Ebihara, Noboru Asamizuya, Nobuchika Momochi: Image output apparatus. Sony Corporation, Ronald P Kananen, September 17, 1996: US05557413 (16 worldwide citation)

An image out put system including an image printer 53 for printing images on a lenticular lens sheet 16 and a computer for controlling the image printer 53, while a plurality of images are being superimposition printed on the lenticular lens sheet 16, by making the size and the feed for each pixel s ...


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Atsushi Hasebe, Satoshi Yoneya, Norio Ebihara: Picture signal processing apparatus. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, November 19, 2002: US06483875 (15 worldwide citation)

A matrix switcher selectively seizes plural compressed pictures and converts P-frames in a GOP into I-frames while modifying prediction data of B-frames in the GOP. A decoder expands the compressed pictures into original pictures. An input buffer memory converts the picture signals into component si ...


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Noboru Asamizuya, Norio Ebihara, Yasumasa Kodama: Video and audio signal editing and transmitting apparatus and method of same. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, November 6, 2001: US06314576 (14 worldwide citation)

A hardware configuration suited for a digital video and audio signal broadcast system such as a near-video on-demand apparatus (NVOD apparatus) includes a compilation unit, a play-out unit, a transmission unit, and a subscriber unit. The compilation unit stores several weeks to several months worth ...


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Norio Ebihara, Takayuki Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kita, Yoshihito Ohsawa: Semiconductor memory with divided readout from storage. Sony Corporation, Ronald P Kananen, August 13, 1991: US05040149 (11 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory includes an input buffer means for storing inputted data, an output buffer means for storing the data and for outputting the data and a storage means for storing the data outputted from the input buffer means and for transferring the data to the output buffer means. The input ...