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Inoue Yoshifumi, Mizoguchi Masahiko: Repeater apparatus and method for controlling the same. Matsushita Electric, August 8, 2007: EP1816868-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

In a home theater system having a source apparatus, a repeater apparatus and a sink apparatus connected in the recited order, when connected to a sink apparatus, whatever type it is, the repeater apparatus provides the source apparatus with video and audio signal format information that allows corre ...


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Paul Chambers, Christopher D Coley, Marshall Williams, Jeroen Heuvelman: Line-quadrupler in home theater uses line-doubler of AV-part and scaler in graphics controller of PC-part. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gwen Le Pennec, August 20, 2002: US06437828 (8 worldwide citation)

A home theater comprises a video processing sub-system and a PC capable of controlling the sub-system. The sub-system has a de-interlacer/line doubler and the PC has a graphics controller with scaling capability. The combination of the line doubler and the scaler is made to function as a line quadru ...


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Frederick Jaye Akers: Methods, systems, kits, and fabrications of acoustic-panel-based build-in wall structures providing for variable linear spans. Feature Presentation, Joseph Fischer, Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire P A, June 13, 2006: US07059093 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods, kits, systems and fabrications of home theater presentation rooms, audio listening rooms, and other types of rooms having acoustical panels (collectively, “acoustical-paneled rooms”) are arranged inside existing wall structures, such as in a house. The component acoustical panels and bridgi ...


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Cary L Christie: Dual mono center channel. Levisohn Berger & Langsam, July 19, 2005: US06918461 (7 worldwide citation)

A pair of matched monaural speakers are added inside conventional left and right stereo speaker housings so that the left, right and flat panel monitor appear joined in a seamless aesthetic effect. The added speakers are provided with center channel monaural sound, making it appear as though such so ...


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Noel Lee, Demian Martin: Surround sound positioning tower system and method. Monster Cable Products, LaRiviere Grubman & Payne, July 3, 2007: US07237648 (6 worldwide citation)

A surround sound system and method involving a surround sound tower (10) having planar speakers (11b); a base plate (20); and a structure for positioning (30) the surround sound tower on the base plate (20), the surround sound tower (10) being mounted on, and normal to, the positioning structure (30 ...


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Craig Barr: Home entertainment apparatus and method. T L Miller, June 2, 2009: US07542814 (6 worldwide citation)

A home entertainment system or home theater includes an audio/visual program source with a stereo or surround sound system. An apparatus and method according to the present invention adds supplemental audio content to live or pre-recorded events, such as football games, baseball games, and other spo ...


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Noel Lee: Home theater in a box speaker mount with integrated mounting tool. Monster Cable Products, LaRiviere Grubman & Payne, December 26, 2006: US07155027 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses a single anchor screw speaker mount 10 with substantially tool free installation where the speaker mount 10 itself can be utilized as the mounting tool. Utilizing a surface specific screw 52, speaker mount 10 is affixed to surface 15 by hand rotation until flush with mount pl ...


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Moorer James A: Multi-channel surround sound mastering and reproduction techniques that preserve spatial harmonics in three dimensions. Sonic Solutions, January 15, 2003: EP1275272-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Techniques of making a recording of or transmitting a sound field from either multiple monaural or directional sound signals that reproduce through multiple discrete loud speakers a sound field with spatial harmonics that substantially exactly match those of the original sound field. Monaural sound ...


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Andreas K Nielsen: Furniture system enclosing entertainment electronics in range of widths. Furniture Designs by Aspen, Allen J Moss, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, July 29, 2008: US07404609 (4 worldwide citation)

An entertainment center includes a base that expands horizontally to accommodate different width home theater displays;and, a light bridge that rests on top of one or more cabinets placed on either side of the base. The side cabinets provide a vertical column of open space for accommodating wiring a ...


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Yoshifumi Inoue, Masahiko Mizoguchi: Repeater apparatus to provide a source apparatus with format information that can be processed by both a sink apparatus and the repeater apparatus and method for controlling the same. Panasonic Corporation, Dickinson Wright PLLC, December 6, 2011: US08072549 (4 worldwide citation)

In a home theater system having a source apparatus, a repeater apparatus and a sink apparatus connected in the recited order, when connected to a sink apparatus, whatever type it is, the repeater apparatus provides the source apparatus with video and audio signal format information that allows corre ...



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