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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 (86 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 (85 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 (85 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 (83 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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Bahram Ghaffarzadeh Kermani: Voice clip search. Agere Systems, William H Bollman, February 24, 2004: US06697796 (81 worldwide citation)

A technique and apparatus to allow a digital search of the entries in a digital audio database such as the Flash memory of a telephone answering system, the hard drive of a voice messaging system, the audio tracks on a compact disk, a cassette tape, a digital video disk (DVD), a videotape, etc. In o ...


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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 (80 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 ...


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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 (79 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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Hiroki Zenda: Multimedia computer system. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, September 15, 1998: US05809245 (79 worldwide citation)

Full-motion video data with a sub-picture and sound is recorded in a DVD-ROM drive. The DVD-ROM drive is connected to an ATAPI interface. Using a data buffer of the ATAPI interface, an MPEG stream is transferred to an MPEG2 decoder on the system board at a variable rate, and video data, audio data, ...


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Xavier Serret Avila, Gilles Boccon Gibod: Methods and systems for encoding and protecting data using digital signature and watermarking techniques. Intertrust Technologies, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, November 1, 2005: US06961854 (78 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for protecting and managing electronic data signals that are registered in accordance with a predefined encoding scheme, while allowing access to unregistered data signals. In one embodiment a relatively hard-to-remove, easy-to-detect, strong watermark is inserted in ...



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