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Madhu V Nerlikar, Roy I Edenson: TIRIS based kernal for protection of "copyrighted" program material. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rebecca Mapstone Lake, Richard L Donaldson, May 18, 1999: US05905798 (149 worldwide citation)

The invention consists of attaching or embedding a "TIRIS" transponder (or other RF or IR or barcode or other identifying device) physically into the center of the proposed DVD disk. Within the memory of the transponder, both a predetermined address and a code word are preprogrammed into the transpo ...


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David Wayne Aucsmith: Key management system for DVD copyright management. Intel Corporation, Ray J Werner, June 22, 1999: US05915018 (144 worldwide citation)

A cryptographic system and method for secure distribution and management of cryptographic keys for use in a DVD copy protection scheme is disclosed. A DVD disc having compressed, encrypted content written on a first portion of the disc, and the content encryption key, itself encrypted with a second ...


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Pere Obrador: Video indexing based on viewers' behavior and emotion feedback. Hewlett Packard Development Company, July 1, 2003: US06585521 (133 worldwide citation)

A method and a corresponding apparatus for video indexing based on viewers' behavior and emotion feedback to automatically index a multimedia sequence using viewers' casual feedback while watching the multimedia sequence. The method and apparatus use a system, such as an emotion detection ...


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Muneyasu Maeda, Tadao Suzuki: Recording medium with format for preventing unauthorized copying, and reproducing apparatus for same. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, June 6, 2000: US06072759 (129 worldwide citation)

A recording medium conforming with a specific physical format of Digital Video Disc/Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) or the like is contrived to achieve superior sound quality in audio data recording and reproduction, common usability of data, and enhanced interchangeability of an apparatus. In this rec ...


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John P Kavanagh: Remote control for providing interactive DVD navigation based on user response. Bright Entertainment, Tillman Ivsan PLLC, Chad D Tillman, James D Ivey, February 21, 2006: US07003598 (124 worldwide citation)

A game control unit includes a computer processor for executing game logic stored on a removable memory device. Rich, audiovisual content for the interactive gaming experience is provided on a digital video disk (DVD) in small clips which are selectively played back in a standard DVD player under co ...


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Roy I Edenson, Madhu Nerlikar: Tiris based bios for protection of “copyrighted” program material. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Pedro P Hernandez, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, March 6, 2001: US06198875 (123 worldwide citation)

The invention consists of attaching or embedding a “TIRIS” transponder (or other RF or IR or barcode or other identifying device) physically into the center of the proposed DVD disk. Once a disk is input to a media player, the interrogation portion of the media player transmits an interrogation sign ...


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Hung Cao Nguyen, Son Hong Ho: Dual-column syndrome generation for DVD error correction using an embedded DRAM. NeoMagic, Stuart T Auvinen, September 5, 2000: US06115837 (120 worldwide citation)

A digital-versatile disk (DVD) playback-controller integrated circuit (IC) writes data to a block in an embedded memory buffer. The block has rows and columns. Row syndromes are generated on-the-fly as the data is written from the DVD disk to the memory buffer. Row syndrome generation thus requires ...


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Richard P Alden: Personal portable integrator for music player and mobile phone. Skullcandy, Workman Nydegger, March 6, 2007: US07187948 (118 worldwide citation)

A personal portable integrator is used to integrate the services of an arbitrary audio delivery device such as an MP3, CD, DVD, radio, or other media player, with the services of an arbitrary two-way communication device such as a mobile phone, or a two-way radio such as a walkie talkie, citizen ban ...


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Robert Wilhelm Schumann, Richard Whittemore, David Mosche Goldschlag, David William Kravitz, Siu Leong Iu, Guillaume Mercier, Michael Bergeron, Jack Ehrhardt, Richard Vitkus: Digital content distribution system and method. Digital Video Express, David G Grossman, January 9, 2007: US07162642 (118 worldwide citation)

A content distribution system and method which prevents unauthorized access to secured content such as movies and music. The apparatus includes a source, a receiver, an authorized security device such as a conditional access module (CAM) for decrypting authorized content, an output device for output ...


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Joseph Eugene Oren, Robert W Schumann, Lisa S Walko, Kevin S McQueen: System and method for movie transaction processing. Digital Video Express, Paul Derinsky, McDermott Will & Emery, May 29, 2001: US06240401 (113 worldwide citation)

A system and method for tracking and processing transactions for such purposes as creating billing record and detecting possible fraudulent activities. The system and method relates to processing transactions associated with viewing movies, e.g. a video content distributed digitally on a digital vid ...



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