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Steven D Curtin: Automotive auditory feedback of changing conditions outside the vehicle cabin. Lucent Technologies, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, August 1, 2000: US06097285 (54 worldwide citation)

A device for emitting audible signals within a vehicle compartment for notifying a driver of a vehicle of the presence of objects at predetermined locations around the vehicle. The driver is alerted to the presence of objects at predetermined sensing zones around the vehicle through the presence of ...


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Steven D Curtin: Digital wireless premises audio system and method of operation thereof. Agere Systems, January 27, 2004: US06684060 (47 worldwide citation)

A digital wireless premises audio system, a method of operating the same and a home theater system incorporating the audio system or the method. In one embodiment, the audio system includes: (1) a digital audio encoder/transmitter, located on the premises, that accepts an audio channel in digital fo ...


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Steven D Curtin: Distributed audio collaboration method and apparatus. Agere Systems, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, May 24, 2005: US06898637 (31 worldwide citation)

An Internet based music collaboration system is disclosed in which musicians and/or vocalists at client locations transmit audio signals to a server location where the audio signals are combined into a composite musical work and sent back to each of the client locations. The work may be sent back as ...


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Steven D Curtin: Formant shift-compensated sound synthesizer and method of operation thereof. Lucent Technologies, August 8, 2000: US06101469 (4 worldwide citation)

For use in a synthesizer having a wave source that produces a periodic wave, frequency shifting circuitry for frequency-shifting the periodic wave and waveshaping circuitry for transforming the periodic wave into a waveform containing a formant, the frequency-shifting causing displacement of the for ...


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Steven D Curtin: System and method for instantiating logic blocks within an FPGA. Lucent Technologies, Hitt Chwang & Gaines PC, April 30, 2002: US06381733 (3 worldwide citation)

A copying logic block for, and a method of, programming an FPGA and a modular music synthesis processor incorporating the copying logic block or the method. In one embodiment, the copying logic block includes: (1) a block receiver that receives an instantiable logic block via a programming port of t ...


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Steven D Curtin: Electronic write protect detection for video tape recorders. Farkas & Manelli pllc, January 2, 2003: US20030002857-A1

An electronic video write protect system and method comprising the use of a rotating video head that contains both a conventional record/play element and a pre-existing video signal detection element. A pre-existing video signal line runs from the pre-existing signal detection element to record circ ...


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Steven D Curtin: Distributed audio collaboration method and apparatus. Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, July 11, 2002: US20020091847-A1

An Internet based music collaboration system is disclosed in which musicians and/or vocalists at client locations transmit audio signals to a server location where the audio signals are combined into a composite musical work and sent back to each of the client locations. The work may be sent back as ...



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