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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 (75 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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David Cantu, Kurt Buecheler, Peter Sauers: DVD game remote controller. The EduGaming Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, October 3, 2006: US07115032 (75 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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Hajime Morito: Copy protection apparatus and method. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger & Malur P C, August 24, 2004: US06782190 (75 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of copy protection for use in digital data recorders such as DVD-RAM recorders (


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Michael Jared Ergo, Rachel Pauline Avery: System and method for renting or purchasing digital media. Slater & Matsil, December 2, 2003: US06655580 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and method for allowing a customer to rent or purchase a video on an optically readable medium is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the invention consists of a kiosk at which a customer makes a video selection and the video is written to the optically readable medium, such as a DVD, wit ...


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Ryuji Ishiguro, Yoshitomo Osawa, Yoshio Osakabe, Makoto Sato, Hisato Shima, Tomoyuki Asano: INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM AND RECORDING MEDIUM USING AN APPARATUS ID AND PROVIDED LICENSE KEY FOR AUTHENTICATION OF EACH INFORMATION TO BE PROCESSED. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Gordon Kessler, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, March 19, 2002: US06360320 (74 worldwide citation)

A hash function and a service key are stored in advance in an EEPROM of a DVD player serving as a source. In an EEPROM of a personal computer (PC) serving as a sink, on the other hand, its ID and a license key are stored beforehand. The DVD player requests the PC to transmit the ID. The DVD player t ...


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Kamal E Dimitri, Rodney J Means, John E Kulakowski, Daniel J Winarski: Method and apparatus for a randomizer for DVD video. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas R Millett, Bracewell & Patterson L, June 3, 2003: US06574424 (73 worldwide citation)

A bit is provided in each Digital Video Disk memory sector header to indicate the type of information contained in the main data portion of the frame. A vector of video clips are stored on the DVD disk and the DVD drive examines the bit to determine whether to play a movie or to employ logic provide ...


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Berstis Viktors: Multi-user video recording system. Ibm, August 2, 2000: GB2346251-A (73 worldwide citation)

A video recording system is described to facilitate time-shifting of television program viewing for multiple users. Each user is identified by an associated user profile which may contain restrictions on viewing times or program content. A program schedule, including a list of programs to be recorde ...


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Chander P Chawla, Gerry K Noren: Radiation-curable composition having high cure speed. DSM, Pillsbury Winthrop, April 23, 2002: US06376571 (72 worldwide citation)

A fast curing radiation-curable composition useful as coating compositions for inner and outer primary coatings, inks, ribbons other matrix material coating layers for coating and surrounding optical fibers. The improved radiation-curable compositions, having a propoxylated monomer or oligomer compo ...


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Tanaka Yoshiaki, Ueno Shoji, Fuchigami Norihiko: Audio disc of improved data structure and reproduction apparatus therefor. Victor Company of Japan, August 5, 1998: EP0856849-A2 (71 worldwide citation)

An optical audio disc comprises the first pack (A Pack), the second pack (A-CONT Pack), the third pack (V Pack), and the fourth pack (CONT Pack) in which the A-CONT Pack is placed at the head of a data array and a plurality of the A and V Packs follow the A-CONT Pack in each audio contents block uni ...


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Tzu Ping Lin: Apparatus and method for video data processing in digital video decoding. Mediatek, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, May 9, 2006: US07042511 (71 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for video data processing in digital video decoding, such as digital video disk (DVD) decoding, which produces new video data according to main picture data, sub-picture unit (SPU) data, and an aspect ratio. The apparatus includes a sub-picture-unit-decoding and color-determi ...



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