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Peter S Vogel: TV recording and viewing control system. October 12, 1993: US05253066 (717 worldwide citation)

A signal representative of a television program guide, a signal indicating which program is currently being viewed or recorded and a signal indicating the class of program being viewed or recorded are received at the point of reception of a television program signal. The program guide signal is used ...


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Peter S Vogel: Selective video playing system. May 29, 1990: US04930158 (460 worldwide citation)

A classification code, recorded repeatedly along with program material, is recovered on playing a video recording, and used to inhibit replay if the recovered code matches any of a set of codes specified by the user. The codes which cause replay to be inhibited can be set by the user after entering ...


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Peter S Vogel: Automatic censorship of video programs. May 29, 1990: US04930160 (347 worldwide citation)

A video program is received from a broadcast or video recording and displayed for viewing. On receipt of a prescribed classification code or group of codes display is switched to an alternative source. The classification code can be encoded into the broadcast or tape being viewed, or can originate f ...


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Peter S Vogel: Vending machine with synthesized description messages. May 26, 1992: US05117407 (160 worldwide citation)

A vending machine adapted to reproduce audio and video messages relating to the products being dispensed. The video portion of the message is produced by a video synthesizer which displays objects which are animated in response to the audio message. For example, a human-like face can be synthesised, ...


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Peter S Vogel: Television programme distribution signal having the capability to selectively block non-programme material. Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 29, 1995: US05446488 (121 worldwide citation)

Television programs interupted by non-program material, such as commercials, are broadcasted by the disclosed system over standard TV channels. An ecrypted indicating signal is also broadcasted by the system such that the ecrypted signal can be received and decrypted at authorized viewer locations t ...


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Peter S Vogel: Automatic censorship of video programs. Right Hemisphere, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 6, 1994: US05371795 (52 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling reception or recording of television broadcasts according to censorship classifications. One or more persons monitoring broadcasts nominate a classification and cause an appropriate signal to be generated and transmitted to viewers' homes by means of a radio transmission net ...


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Peter S Vogel: Audience response system and method. September 26, 1995: US05453015 (37 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for recording and evaluating audience responses, for example, answers given to questions posed in television quiz shows. Responses are sensed using, for example, a membrane switch array, and timing information is generated by a timer. Data identifying responses and associated ti ...


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Peter S Vogel: Document marking system employing context-sensitive embedded marking codes. Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 14, 1995: US05467447 (26 worldwide citation)

A system for generating documents which, as well as presenting the usual alpha-numeric text information, contain a distinctive marking. The marking scheme of the invention can convey identifying information which, in the event of a document coming into the possession of an unauthorized person, allow ...


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Peter S Vogel: Apparatus and method for calculating an absolute time at which an event occurred. Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 18, 1998: US05795161 (14 worldwide citation)

An event logging system in which logged events are time stamped by storing a value read from a counter which is incremented at an arbitrary but consistent rate. When the data is recalled for analysis, the actual time of the event is calculated by reading the current value of the counter, reading the ...


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Peter S Vogel: Event logging system. Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, October 24, 2000: US06135777 (9 worldwide citation)

An event logging system in which logged events are time stamped by storing a value read from a counter which is incremented at an arbitrary but consistent rate. When the data is recalled for analysis, the actual time of the event is calculated by reading the current value of the counter, reading the ...



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