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Guillaume Mercier: High definition media storage structure and playback mechanism. Digital Video Express, David G Grossman, March 8, 2005: US06865747 (89 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for storing and playing high definition content is disclosed. This invention provides a mechanism for storing and playing back high definition content on a medium such as DVD optical disc. One aspect of the invention is that elementary streams may be multiplexed and processed ...


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Viktors Berstis: Multi-user video hard disk recorder. International Business Machines Corporation, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, May 13, 2003: US06564005 (89 worldwide citation)

A multi-user system, method, and computer-usable medium facilitate time-shifting of television program viewing for users. Each user is identified by an associated user profile, and a program schedule, including a list of desired programs to be recorded, is maintained for each user. The television pr ...


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Dannie C Lau: Wireless theater system. Harman International Industries Incorporated, Brooks Kushman P C, January 10, 2017: US09544640 (89 worldwide citation)

A system and method for wireless transmission of high-definition audio and video signals include providing lossless raw video data wirelessly to a soundbar from a headunit to eliminate the multitude of wires that traditionally connect to a television in a home theater. In one embodiment, a wireless ...


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Koyu Yamanoi, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Futoshi Fujinara: Wide capture range circuitry. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, July 31, 2001: US06269058 (88 worldwide citation)

Circuitry and method for synchronizing operating speeds of signal processing devices to the data rate of a signal. It applies in particular to Compact Disk (CD) and Digital Versatile Disk (DVD) drives to be used with portable devices. The circuitry does not require clock synchronization speeds in ex ...


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Daniel Watkins: Audio/visual device for capturing, searching and/or displaying audio/visual material. LSI Logic Corporation, John R Ley, May 31, 2005: US06901207 (87 worldwide citation)

An audio/visual (A/V) device, such as a DVD player, assists a user in finding desired programming from among DVD programs, conventional broadcast television (TV) programs and World Wide Web transmitted programs. The programs contain close caption (CC) and A/V content. The A/V device captures and sto ...


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Michael F Angelo, Daniel J Driscoll: Copy protection for recorded media. Compaq Computer Corporation, Jenkens & Gilchrist, July 13, 1999: US05923754 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for securely transferring an encrypted-data key and a medium key, from a media storage such as a DVD disk to an output device in a computer system, using a randomly generated first secure transfer key generated by a disk drive of the computer system, the first key having a uni ...


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Daniel L Nolting: Media presentation system controlled by voice to text commands. McKay B Associates PC, April 6, 2004: US06718308 (85 worldwide citation)

A system and method for searching, assembling, and manipulating a variety of multi-media using voice converted to text commands. Digital images, movies, audio, or text is verbally searched and retrieved from a variety of video and audio databases using a combination of directional commands and a mea ...


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David Cantu, Kurt Buecheler, Peter Sauers: DVD game remote controller. The EduGaming Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, October 3, 2006: US07115032 (82 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for enhancing a DVD-based game using a remote controller are provided. Example embodiments provide a DVD game remote controller “DGRC,” which provides input to DVD-based games, access to additional game functions and special features such as game hints, enhanced timing and scorin ...


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Christopher P Zook: Concurrent generation of ECC error syndromes and CRC validation syndromes in a DVD storage device. Cirrus Logic, Howard H Sheerin, Dan A Shifrin, November 23, 1999: US05991911 (82 worldwide citation)

A compact disk (CD) and digital video disk (DVD) error correction system is disclosed which generates a CRC validation syndrome on-the-fly while correcting the CD/DVD product code, thereby reducing the overall access latency as compared to the prior art. For the DVD product code, which comprises mul ...