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Robert A Bednarek, Philip A Rubin: TV set top box using GPS. Rubin Bednarek & Associates, William L Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke P C Feeney, April 15, 1997: US05621793 (251 worldwide citation)

An integrated receiver decoder (IRD), commonly called a set-top box, has a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. The GPS receiver checks to see if the IRD is at an authorized location and allows descrambling of video signals only if the location is authorized. A central access control system, re ...


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Robert A Bednarek, Philip A Rubin: GPS TV set top box with regional restrictions. Philip A Rubin and Associates, William L Feeney, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke P C, December 28, 1999: US06009116 (111 worldwide citation)

An integrated receiver decoder (IRD), commonly called a set-top box, has a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. The GPS receiver checks to see if the IRD is at an authorized location and allows descrambling of video signals only if the location is authorized. A central access control system, re ...


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Philip A Rubin, Robert A Bednarek: GPS data access system. Philip A Rubin and Associates, William L Miles & Stockbridge P C Feeney, August 22, 2000: US06108365 (69 worldwide citation)

An integrated receiver decoder (IRD), commonly called a set-top box, has a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. The GPS receiver checks to see if the IRD is at an authorized location and allows descrambling of video signals only if the location is authorized. A central access control system, re ...


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