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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 (116 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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Geoff Chatterton: System and method for digital multimedia stream conversion. Digeo, Kory D Christensen, Stoel Rives, October 3, 2006: US07116894 (114 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 (112 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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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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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 (111 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 (111 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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Brian E Marchant: Security apparatus for data transmission with dynamic random encryption. Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, May 29, 2001: US06240183 (109 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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Tozaki Akihiro, Sawabe Takao, Yoshimura Ryuichiro, Moriyama Yoshiaki, Yamamoto Kaoru, Nakamura Hiroshi, Yoshio Junichi: Information record medium, apparatus for recording the same and apparatus for reproducing the same. Pioneer Electronic, September 24, 1997: EP0797204-A2 (108 worldwide citation)

The record information (42, 43, 44) and the access information (51: DSI) are recorded on a record track (1a) of an information record medium (1: DVD) such that the record information and the access information are divided into a plurality of first data groups (30: VOBU), each of which is a unit able ...


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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 (106 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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Yasuhiro Ishibashi: Motion picture data encrypting method and computer system and motion picture data encoding/decoding apparatus to which encrypting method is applied. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 1, 2000: US06021199 (103 worldwide citation)

Of I, P, and B pictures contained in an MPEG 2 data stream, only the I picture is subjected to encryption such as scramble processing. Scramble rule data used at that time is stored in the lead-in area of an optical disk. A software DVD decoder reads the scramble rule data stored in the lead-in area ...



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