Barton James, Stevens Paul, Sandford David, Hayes Robin, Schmidt Margret: Method and apparatus for advertisement placement in a user dialog on a set-top box. Tivo, Barton James, Stevens Paul, Sandford David, Hayes Robin, Schmidt Margret, NICHOLES Christian, January 3, 2008: WO/2008/002309 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for presenting targeted advertisements to DVR users are described. After a DVR has finished playing a recorded television program, or in response to other specified events, the DVR presents a screen which comprises a 'save or delete' menu. In addition to the 'save' and 'delet ...

Masayuki Hashiguchi, Kiichi Yamada, Masayoshi Ito, Atsuhiro Kawano, Susumu Nishikawa, Takeshi Funakoshi, Shuji Ikeda: Traction control apparatus. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Hedman Gibson Costigan & Hoare, May 15, 1990: US04926333 (10 worldwide citation)

The slip values DVR, DVL of the right and left driving wheels are respectively detected. The left braking control means control the left driving wheel in accordance with a correction slip value DVFL of the left driving wheel calculated by the following equation on the basis of the slip values DVL, D ...

Charles Wood Edwards: Line powered, primary side connected apparatus injecting voltage compensation into an electric power line using one transformer. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, September 7, 1999: US05949221 (10 worldwide citation)

DVRs and APLCs utilize a single transformer for injection of compensating voltages into an ac power line and for drawing power from or exchanging power with the ac power line. The poles of an inverter are connected in series with the wye connected transformer primary winding which is also connected ...

Clark Glenn Hochgraf: Power inverter apparatus using a transformer with its primary winding connected the source end and a secondary winding connected to the load end of an AC power line to insert series compensation. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, May 18, 1999: US05905367 (10 worldwide citation)

Series voltage compensation is provided in an ac power line by connecting the inverter unit of a dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) in series with the primary winding of a load transformer, which may already be present, thereby eliminating the need for injection transformers. For three-phase ac power li ...

Scott D Sanders: Cross-file DVR record padding playback. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 17, 2007: US07245819 (10 worldwide citation)

Described herein is an exemplary system and related methods for cross-file DVR record padding playback. The exemplary system can recover program fragments lost by intentionally or unintentionally padding programs during recording.

Freddy Dubuy: Roller shutter fixing device - comprises base unit with box section on both sides ribbed inside face for interlocking and end for alignment clip fixing. Dvr, April 29, 1994: FR2697280-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

A roller shutter fixing device has a base unit (1) suitable for double widths, fixed to existing walls or wood frames. On both sides it has a box section (1a), on one of its ends and over its full height, for receiving the shutter lugs and for fixing the slideways. The inside face of the base is rib ...

Lyle W Paczkowski, William M Parsel, Carl J Persson, Matthew C Schlesener: Trusted security zone enhanced with trusted hardware drivers. Sprint Communications Company, April 4, 2017: US09613208 (9 worldwide citation)

An electronic device comprises a processor, a permissive sector, a trusted security zone that is separate from the permissive sector, a hardware driver, a first trusted application, stored in the trusted security zone, that is configured to invoke the hardware driver in response to activation instru ...

Phuc H Nguyen, Christopher William Bruhn: Television receiver and home automation system and methods to associate data with nearby people. Echostar Technologies L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 18, 2017: US09628286 (9 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to systems and methods for identifying a person using a home automation system, and using data collected from a television distribution system and data collected by sensors in a home automation system to identify a person. An example method or system includes receiving televis ...

Michael L LaJoie, Michael Hayashi: Personal content server apparatus and methods. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, May 7, 2013: US08438243 (9 worldwide citation)

Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e.g., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video program, from a location outside the subscriber's network. In one embodiment, a personal content server streams the content to the subscriber ov ...

Gijsbert Joseph Van Den Enden: Method of scanning a recording disc for defects, and recording device for recording information on a disc-shaped recording medium. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, May 8, 2007: US07215619 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and a DVR video recorder for recording real time video signals on a DVR disc, include detecting large spot disc defects. The integrity of predetermined test tracks is assessed on the basis of a tracking signal. When a defective test track is found, the proximity of the test track is examine ...

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