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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 (124 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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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 (123 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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Geoff Chatterton: System and method for digital multimedia stream conversion. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, October 3, 2006: US07116894 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a program stream to a transport stream is described comprising: reading program stream packets from a digital versatile disk (“DVD”) based on user selections and navigation metadata contained on the DVD; extracting audio and video content packetized within the program stream ...


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Craig Heron: Integrated vehicle navigation, communications and entertainment system. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, Wood Herron & Evans L, April 25, 2000: US06055478 (120 worldwide citation)

An integrated vehicle navigation, communication and entertainment system which also has vehicle security features. A dash-mounted unit includes a global positioning system receiver for receiving radio frequency signals and generating therefrom a vehicle position, a screen for displaying navigational ...


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Evgeniy M Getsin, Allan B Lamkin, Todd R Collart: System, method and article of manufacture for remote unlocking of local content located on a client device. Interactual Technologies, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, March 4, 2003: US06529949 (120 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for remotely controlling content stored on a local computer connected to a network system such as the Internet. The invention allows content such as DVD Video content to be locked so that play can only be accomplished through verification of u ...


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Brian E Marchant: Security apparatus for data transmission with dynamic random encryption. Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, May 29, 2001: US06240183 (119 worldwide citation)

A data encryption/decryption apparatus is disclosed which includes a controller coupled to an array of random data, an encryptor/decryptor and a plurality of encryption/decryption algorithms. The array of random data and the plurality of encryption/decryption algorithms are stored on an electronical ...


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Mami Uchida, Ayumi Mizobuchi, Kasumi Takeda: Bi-directional communication system, display apparatus, base apparatus and bi-directional communication method. Sony Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Darren M Simon, August 16, 2005: US06930661 (118 worldwide citation)

A bi-directional communication system comprising a base apparatus and a display apparatus. The display apparatus is a portable liquid crystal display for viewing video programs and browsing the internet. The base apparatus contains a television tuner for receiving broadcast signals and wirelessly tr ...


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Dale R Adams, Laurence A Thompson, Jano D Banks, David C Buuck, Cheng Hwee Chee: Digital video system and methods for providing same. DVDO, Oppen heimer Wolff & Donnelly, April 30, 2002: US06380978 (116 worldwide citation)

A digital image enhancer includes a deinterlacing processor receptive to an interlaced video stream. The deinterlacing processor includes a first deinterlacer and a second deinterlacer and provides a deinterlaced video stream. The digital image enhancer also includes a video output processor recepti ...


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Linden A deCarmo, Amir M Mobini: Method and system for scanning and displaying multiple view angles formatted in DVD content. Oak Technology, Kudirka & Jobse, July 2, 2002: US06415101 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed within a DVD player that allows multiple view angles to be displayed on a common display with one view angle designated as a primary view and the remaining view angles being subordinated to the primary view angle. The system and method also provide that any Modif ...


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Hung Cao Nguyen, Son Hong Ho: DVD controller with embedded DRAM for ECC-block buffering. NeoMagic, Stuart T Auvinen, December 26, 2000: US06167551 (108 worldwide citation)

An embedded DRAM is incorporated inside a digital-versatile-disk (DVD) playback-controller integrated circuit. Data from the DVD optical disk is written to a data block in the embedded DRAM. Error correction is performed by reading the data block to generate syndromes and over-writing errors in the ...



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