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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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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 ...


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Kuriyama Noboru: Method for judging arc of glow discharger and high-frequency arc discharge suppressor. Shibaura Mechatronics, July 28, 2004: EP1441576-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

In a method of detecting arc discharge in a glow-discharge apparatus GD that has a high-frequency power source PS, a cutting pulse is output for time T1 to the high-frequency power source PS to stop a supply of power to the glow-discharge apparatus GD, when dVr/dt - dVf/dt increases over a first lev ...


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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 (18 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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Arthur Van Hoff, James Barton: Method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, February 22, 2011: US07895633 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content enables the secure transfer of multimedia content from a digital video recorder (DVR) to a personal computer (PC) and further to a handheld device. A DVR determines which devices on a Local Area Network (LAN) are authorize ...


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Noboru Kuriyama: Method of detecting an arc in a glow-discharge device and apparatus for controlling a high-frequency arc discharge. Shibaura Mechatronics Corporation, Volpe and Koenig P C, November 27, 2007: US07301286 (17 worldwide citation)

In a method of detecting arc discharge in a glow-discharge apparatus GD that has a high-frequency power source PS, a cutting pulse is output for time T1 to the high-frequency power source PS to stop a supply of power to the glow-discharge apparatus GD, when dVr/dt−dVf/dt increases over a first level ...


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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 (17 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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Tapani Otala, Eric Vannier: Method and apparatus for creating an expanded functionality digital video disc. TiVo, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, April 3, 2007: US07200321 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating an expanded functionality digital video disc (DVD) creates an enhanced DVD with index tables for the program streams on the DVD. Index tables point to key locations in an MPEG program stream with each entry in the index table set to point to a group of pictures (G ...


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Stephen P Dulac: Video on demand in a broadcast network. The DIRECTV Group, September 21, 2010: US07801303 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a video on demand service enabled from a near video on demand service. A desired program is split into portions, or clips. The first clip is delivered a priori to the customer's Digital Video Recorder (DVR) using a hidden channel and it is made available for purchase on dema ...


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Peter T Barrett: Multi-DVR node communication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 18, 2010: US07721313 (16 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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