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Ueda Kenjiro, Yonemitsu Jun, Kobayashi Yoshiyuki: Device and method for processing information, information recording medium, and computer program. Sony, June 19, 2008: JP2008-140440 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a structure capable of obtaining content related information such as a work name or a music name concerning contents recorded in an information recording medium from a server.SOLUTION: A content certificate identifier is obtained from a content certificate correspond ...


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Sakamoto Tetsuhiro, Nakano Atsushi, Tauchi Hironori, Nakai Junichi: Optical information recording medium and method for manufacturing optical information recording medium, bca (burst cutting area) marking method. Sony, Kobe Steel, May 22, 2008: JP2008-117470 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a Blu-Ray compatible optical information recording medium for BCA signal recording by laser marking, has excellent reproduction properties and has improved recording properties and reliability in its BCA part.SOLUTION: A reflective film 7 has a composition composed m ...


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Herpel Carsten, Adolph Dirk, Hörentrup Jobst, Ostermann Ralf, Peters Hartmut: Removable storage medium for audio-visual data. Thomson Licensing, Herpel Carsten, Adolph Dirk, Hörentrup Jobst, Ostermann Ralf, Peters Hartmut, RITTNER Karsten, May 12, 2005: WO/2005/043532 (3 worldwide citation)

Playback devices, e.g. DVD players, for removable mass storage media used for the distribution of multimedia content (2,3,4) contain a lot of firmware to control its functions. Typically, such firmware may be updated several times during the lifetime of the device. For playback devices that are alre ...


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Thomas Templeton, Michael C Lamfalusi, Jeremy Wade, James McKelvey, Jesse Dorogusker: Multiple payment card reader system. Square, Polsinelli PC, February 21, 2017: US09576159 (2 worldwide citation)

Approaches provide for a mobile point-of-sale system configured to facilitate the transfer of funds between entities (e.g., customers and merchants). A card reader can include two different types of slots configured for conducting a financial transaction between entities. A first slot can allow for ...


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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Automatic muting. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 25, 2017: US09632746 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for altering a volume level of an electronic device may include receiving a user input indicative of triggering a remote find operation to locate a remote control, and in response to the user input, sending a remote find instruction to the remote control. The remote find instruct ...


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Darin DeForest, Charles P Pace, Nigel Lee, Renato Pizzorni: Model-based video encoding and decoding. Euclid Discoveries, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 21, 2017: US09578345 (2 worldwide citation)

A model-based compression codec applies higher-level modeling to produce better predictions than can be found through conventional block-based motion estimation and compensation. Computer-vision-based feature and object detection algorithms identify regions of interest throughout the video datacube. ...


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Christopher Wilson, Gary Ian Butcher, Kevin Will Chen, Imran Chaudhri, Alan C Dye, Aurelio Guzman, Jonathan P Ive, Chanaka G Karunamuni, Kenneth Kocienda, Kevin Lynch, Pedro Mari, Alessandro Sabatelli, Brian Schmitt, Eric Lance Wilson, Lawrence Y Yang, Andre Souza Dos Santos: Context-specific user interfaces. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 2017: US09547425 (2 worldwide citation)

Context-specific user interfaces for use with a portable multifunction device are disclosed. The methods described herein for context-specific user interfaces provide indications of time and, optionally, a variety of additional information. Further disclosed are non-transitory computer-readable stor ...


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Tobin E Farrand, Kevin Snow, Dennis Peng, David A Bryan: Identifying and filtering incoming telephone calls to enhance privacy. Ooma, Carr & Ferrell, January 31, 2017: US09560198 (2 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for filtering a telephone call is provided. The method may comprise: receiving from a caller the telephone call directed to a communication device associated with an intended call recipient, the Internet being disposed between a computer implementing the method and the ...


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Robert G Biskeborn, Philipp Herget, Calvin S Lo: Magnetic head and system having offset arrays. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, March 14, 2017: US09595276 (2 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes at least first and second modules, a mechanism for orienting the modules to control a transducer pitch presented to a tape, and a controller physically configured to determine a state of expansion of the tape based on a readback signal from the tape. Each of ...


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Robert G Biskeborn, Philipp Herget, Calvin S Lo: Magnetic head and system having offset arrays. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, March 28, 2017: US09607639 (2 worldwide citation)

In one general embodiment, an apparatus includes at least two modules, each of the modules having an array of transducers, wherein the at least two modules are fixed relative to each other, wherein an axis of each array is defined between opposite ends thereof, wherein the axes of the arrays are ori ...



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