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Katherine G August, Chin Sheng Chuang, Michelle McNerney, Elizabeth A Shriver, Mark Hansen, Ping wen Ong, Daniel D Lee, Craig Nohl, Theodore Sizer II: System and method for providing interactive dialogue and iterative search functions to find information. Lucent Technologies, November 11, 2003: US06647383 (404 worldwide citation)

A system and method for information searching comprising determination of, in fine granularity, a Community of Interest (COI), further data mining in search results, using at least one of COI and expert preferences to identify important knowledge, formulation and manipulation of results, and summari ...


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Katherine G August, Gregory Alan Wright, Theodore Sizer II: Integrating digital data with perceptible signals. Lucent Technologies, Morgan & Finnegan, May 14, 2002: US06389055 (269 worldwide citation)

A method for combining digital data with a perceptible program signal. The data stream is modulated onto an electromagnetic signal encoding the perceptible signal; the modulating employs a spread spectrum encoding of the data stream. The modulated program signal is transduced into perceptible form. ...


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Theodore Sizer II, Katherine G August, Mark L Tuomenoksa: Apparatus and method for initiating a telephone transaction using a scanner. Lucent Technologies, March 14, 2000: US06036086 (249 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, an apparatus initiates a transaction and includes a capture device for capturing transaction data from marks contained on an object. The marks have a code corresponding to transaction data for initiating a transaction. The capture device includes a scanner, ...


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Katherine Grace August, Charles David Caldwell, Anthony James Grewe, Steven M Herbst, Howard M Singer, Theodore Sizer II: Interactive system for communications between a cordless telephone and a remotely operated device. Lucent Technologies, Samuel R Williamson, September 23, 1997: US05671267 (229 worldwide citation)

An interactive communication system includes a portable unit of a cordless telephone for providing wireless telephone communications and integrating telephone functions and control of remotely operated devices, such as television sets, video cassette recorders and cable converters. The portable unit ...


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Theodore Sizer II: Digital data encoding in video signals using data modulated carrier signals at non-peaks in video spectra. Lucent Technologies, September 2, 1997: US05663766 (186 worldwide citation)

Digital information is encoded in the video portion of a television signal such that "n" (n is an integer) bits of the digital information are carried by each successive frame in a group of frames. The digital information is encoded by modulating a carrier signal, using, for example, either amplitud ...


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Theodore Sizer II, Katherine G August, Charles D Caldwell, Robert F Henrick: System for processing broadcast stream comprises a human-perceptible broadcast program embedded with a plurality of human-imperceptible sets of information. Lucent Technologies, February 1, 2000: US06021432 (112 worldwide citation)

A broadcast stream contains different types of information with the different types identified in the stream. An information processing device receives the broadcast stream and selectively captures (for future playback) only those pieces of information corresponding to one or more preselected types ...


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Katherine G August, Theodore Sizer II, Gregory Alan Wright: Apparatus and method for initiating a transaction having acoustic data receiver that filters human voice. Lucent Technologies, Morgan & Finnegan L, September 26, 2000: US06125172 (91 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, an apparatus initiates a transaction and includes an acoustic data receiver, and microphone for receiving an audio signal having encoded data that is non-discernable by a listener and is transmitted as part of the audio signal. The microphone converts the so ...


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Theodore Sizer II, Gregory Alan Wright: System and apparatus for controlling an appliance situated within a premises using premises recording unit. Lucent Technologies, Eugene Morgan & Finnegan Rosenthal, February 1, 2000: US06021324 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and apparatus controls an appliance situated within a premises, such as a home or office. A premises recording unit is able to receive and store telephone information from a telephone network and includes a wireless transmitter for generating and transmitting a packet of control information ...


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Theodore Sizer II, James A Walker: Arrangement for interconnecting an optical fiber an optoelectronic component. AT&T, John A Caccuro, May 16, 1995: US05416872 (67 worldwide citation)

An apparatus enables an optical fiber mounted through a hole in one side of a substrate to couple optical signals to and from an optoelectronic component mounted on the other side of the substrate. A connector is formed using the above apparatus by adding electrical terminals which connect to wiring ...


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Michael W Balk, Myra L Ensor, Blaise Heltai, Garrett Gayer Hodgson, Richard H Janow, Thaddeus Julius Kowalski, Agesino Primatic, Michael J Sammon, Theodore Sizer II, Thomas M Smith, Eric E Sumner Jr, Bruce A Wallace: Apparatus for providing a graphical control interface. Lucent Technologies, January 6, 1998: US05706334 (63 worldwide citation)

Techniques for employing a television set and a television set controller as the control interface for devices which themselves do not have display capability and for services provided via the telephone network. The techniques involve control apparatus which is connected to the telephone network and ...