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Andrew Chinigo: Security system for mass transit and mass transportation. Martin Fleit, Paul D Bianco, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, February 1, 2011: US07880767 (22 worldwide citation)

A security system and method for mass transit and mass transportation whereby high capacity mobile vehicles such as ships, buses, planes, trains and subways transporting large numbers of passengers or cargo, are continuously monitored and secured. Sensors are utilized to detect and alert the presenc ...


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Hamada Toshiya, Kato Motoki: Device and method for reproducing recording medium, recording medium and program. Sony, April 25, 2003: JP2003-123389 (22 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To complete the input of a password number once when the request of the input of the password number is specified for reproduction to both a directory and a play list.SOLUTION: A plurality of directories DVR, DVR1 and DVRn are formed on a disk. A flag DVR-protect-flag for contr ...


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Park Sang Hee: Total video monitoring system based on multiple biometric recognitions and dvr including id discrimination function. Ever Media, October 5, 2005: KR1020040021281 (22 worldwide citation)

PURPOSE: A total video monitoring system based on multiple biometric recognitions and a DVR(Digital Video Recorder) including an ID discrimination function are provided to realize total security by adding entry control and dangerous people recognition function, as biometric information is obtained b ...


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Dale Llewelyn Mountain: In-residence track and alert. EchoStar UK Holdings, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 11, 2017: US09621959 (21 worldwide citation)

Monitoring, via a network of sensors each communicatively coupled to a home gateway system, movement and location of one or more individuals within their own residence. The home gateway system may also respond to inquiries as to a potential or probable or possible status of the one or more individua ...


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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Automatic muting. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 25, 2017: US09632746 (21 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for altering a volume level of an electronic device may include receiving a user input indicative of triggering a remote find operation to locate a remote control, and in response to the user input, sending a remote find instruction to the remote control. The remote find instruct ...


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Michael John Crabtree: Electronic appliance status notification via a home entertainment system. EchoStar UK Holdings, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 21, 2017: US09599981 (20 worldwide citation)

A method of notifying a user of a status of an electronic appliance is presented. Examples of the electronic appliance may include, but are not limited to, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, ovens, and clothes washers and dryers. In the method, an entertainment system device receives a message fr ...


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Joseph Lee Haughawout, Steve LanPing Huang, Patrick H Hayes: System and method for simplified setup of a universal remote control. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, March 15, 2011: US07907222 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling set up of a controlling device capable of controlling a plurality of appliances, via an interactive instruction set and associated programming. The programming is accessible by a STB or other controllable appliance and is configured to appropriately display interacti ...


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Peter T Barrett: Multi-DVR node communication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 18, 2010: US07721313 (20 worldwide citation)

Multi-DVR node communication is described. In an embodiment, television-based client devices are each a node of a multi-DVR system where the nodes are implemented for communication with each other. A node status can be communicated from a node of the multi-DVR system to the television-based client d ...


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Bart P E van Coppenolle, Philip W J Vandormael: Method and apparatus for collaborative upload of content. Right Brain Interface, Burns & Levinson, Bruce D Jobse Esq, April 30, 2013: US08433815 (19 worldwide citation)

A collaborative cloud DVR system (ccDVR), which includes a cloud storage system and a plurality of participating DVR client devices, acts collaboratively as a single communal entity in which community members authorize each other to upload, remotely store and download licensed content for time shift ...


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Phillip S Green, Dennis L Jesensky, Robert B Disney, Roger C Barbour, Bradford Rogers: Heatsink for digital video recorder. Scientific Atlanta, January 2, 2007: US07158380 (18 worldwide citation)

A heat sink assembly for cooling a DVR enabled set-top box. A heat sink is coupled to a chassis of the set-top box as well as to a storage device within the chassis. Heat is transferred from the storage device to the exterior of the chassis to be vented to the exterior environment surrounding the se ...