Bahram Ghaffarzadeh Kermani: Voice clip search. Agere Systems, William H Bollman, February 24, 2004: US06697796 (82 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 ...

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 (81 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 ...

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, ...

Michael Jared Ergo, Rachel Pauline Avery: System and method for renting or purchasing digital media. Slater & Matsil, December 2, 2003: US06655580 (79 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 ...

Ko Jung Wan: Recording medium for storing defect management information for recording real time data, defect managing method therefor, and real time data recording method. Samsung Electronics, April 2, 2003: EP1298659-A1 (78 worldwide citation)

A recording medium for storing defect management information to record real time data, a defect managing method therefor, and a method of recording real time data, are provided. The recording medium stores information representing use or non-use of linear replacement defect management in which a def ...

Naofumi Yanagihara, Mari Horiguchi: Apparatus for transmitting data in isochronous and asynchronous manners, an apparatus for receiving the same, and a system and method for such transmitting and receiving of such data. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Dennis M Smid, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, May 15, 2001: US06233393 (77 worldwide citation)

In a system having a digital video disc (DVD) player and a number of presentation devices (such as a television receiver, video cassette recorder/reproducer, and so forth), the DVD player may transmit presentation data and a portion of control or navigation data obtained from a digital video disc (D ...

Richard P Alden: Personal portable integrator for music player and mobile phone. Skullcandy, Workman Nydegger, July 1, 2008: US07395090 (76 worldwide citation)

A personal portable integrator is used to integrate the services of an arbitrary audio delivery device such as an MP3, CD, DVD, radio, or other media player, with the services of an arbitrary two-way communication device such as a mobile phone, or a two-way radio such as a walkie-talkie, citizen ban ...

Berstis Viktors: Multi-user video recording system. Ibm, August 2, 2000: GB2346251-A (76 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 ...

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 (75 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 ...

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 (