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9015771 Apparatus for selected provision of linear and/or circular polarity signals  
The invention relates to apparatus and method which can be used to receive broadcast digital data. The apparatus and method are provided at one or more receiving locations and is connected to one...
8988495 Image display apparatus, method for controlling the image display apparatus, and image display system  
A method for controlling an image display apparatus includes determining a type of a video signal included in an input signal, determining whether three-dimensional (3D) format information is...
8978073 Apparatus and method for providing mobile IPTV service in mobile communication system and broadcasting system  
In a mobile communication system and a broadcasting system, an Advanced Base Station (ABS) periodically broadcasts a buffering data packet of broadcast buffering content in providing a Mobile...
8959554 Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving signaling information in a digital broadcasting system  
A method for transmitting signaling information for reception of a broadcast service in a digital broadcasting system is provided. The method includes generating signaling information that...
8875190 Method and system for monitoring and displaying signals corresponding to a transponder of a satellite in a satellite communication system  
A method and system for monitoring signals corresponding to a satellite having a first transponder generating a first plurality of channel signals, a plurality of integrated receiver decoders...
8862761 Method and system for forming an audio overlay for streaming content of a content distribution system  
A system and method for a operating a content distribution system includes a destination device and a requesting device that communicates a primary audio stream secondary audio stream and a video...
8839312 Power balancing signal combiner  
Multiple systems for delivering satellite signals are described. An embodiment in accordance with the present invention comprises a receive antenna, including at least one low noise block...
8799964 Method and system for integrated stacking for handling channel stacking or band stacking  
A satellite reception assembly may comprise a housing configured to support receipt and handling of a plurality of satellite signals. The housing may comprise circuitry incorporating integrated...
8774225 Mapping service components in a broadcast environment  
Services and service components in a broadcast network may be mapped to disparate physical layer transmission channels (PLPs) using logical layer pipes (LLPs). The use of LLPs allows different...
8689263 Backwards-compatible frequency translation module for satellite video delivery  
A frequency translation module for delivering satellite signals to Integrated Receiver Decoders (IRDs). The module comprises at least one input for receiving polarized satellite signals, wherein...
8683531 Digital broadcasting method  
According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a digital data stream is divided into at least two complementary digital substreams and delayed in time. The first digital substream and the...
8656436 Satellite reception and distribution system for use as a head end with programmable transponder conversion of transponder blocks  
Various designs of configurable multiswitch or multifeed satellite reception systems comprising switch-over matrices and transponder branches and “one cable solutions” which allow or do not allow...
8621525 Signal injection via power supply  
Multiple systems for delivering satellite video signals are disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention comprises a module comprising a multiswitch, the multiswitch selectively directing the...
8582641 Satellite distribution apparatus, control means for use in satellite distribution apparatus and method of use thereof  
Satellite distribution apparatus is provided for distributing digital broadcast signals in a pre-determined locality or building. The apparatus includes satellite receiving means for receiving...
8549565 Power balancing signal combiner  
Multiple systems for delivering satellite signals are described. An embodiment in accordance with the present invention comprises a receive antenna, including at least one low noise block...
8387104 Method and a device for the efficient transmission of program and service data for national and regional broadcast  
A method and a device for transmitting a transport stream according to a digital television-transmission standard for stationary and/or mobile receivers with program and service data for a...
8214075 System and method for modelling a flight  
A method of modelling a flight of an aircraft using at least one computer system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes: sourcing flight details from at least one data source using...
8209726 Distributing DBS content to multiple receivers over a single coaxial cable  
A satellite transponder switch (STS) maintains a table that maps set-top boxes (STBs) to carrier frequencies. The STS receives a first request from a first STB for a first transponder band and a...
8200149 Combining transponder bandwidths for source and forward error correction encoding efficiency  
An apparatus and method for combining transponder bandwidths comprises a wide-band virtual transponder for transmitting a single data stream. The wide-band virtual transponder is comprised of a...
8132214 Low noise block converter feedhorn  
A circuit, electrical device or other apparatus for band stacking and/or band translating multiple transmissions. Such transmissions may be satellite transmissions, terrestrial transmissions,...
7950038 Transponder tuning and mapping  
Multiple systems for delivering satellite signals are described. An apparatus in accordance with the present invention comprises a receive antenna, including at least one low noise block amplifier...
7945932 Narrow bandwidth signal delivery system  
A bandwidth-limited system for delivering satellite video signals. The system comprises a receive antenna that includes at least one low noise block amplifier (LNB), and a module, coupled to and...
7890981 Method for automatically detecting an antenna system for satellite receivers  
The invention makes configuring satellite decoders easier. An automatic detection method can configure the decoder without having to determine the installation beforehand. The automatic detection...
7774814 Simultaneous tuning of multiple satellite frequencies  
A system and method for receiving services is presented. The system comprises a first splitter having an input, a first output and a slaved output receiving a first signal at the input having a...
7702278 Broadcast receiver with smart antenna beam scanning  
A broadcast receiver includes a smart antenna, a tuner which extracts a signal of predetermined channel from among airwaves received by the smart antenna, a signal processing unit which processes...
7673212 Power control device and method for satellite DMB receiver  
A power control device and method capable of reducing the power consumption of a DMB receiver according to whether or not CDM channels are received is provided. The power control device includes N...
7636300 Phone-based remote media system interaction  
Phone-based remote media system interaction is described. A content distribution system provides a telephone-based voice menu system that enables a caller to select a media system control command....
7624419 Re-transmitter and digital broadcast receiving system  
Information indicating which of channels is selected in a digital broadcasting receiver 17 is fed from a control signal transmitter 16 to a retransmitter 14. A terrestrial wave digital...
7379707 System for concurrent mobile two-way data communications and TV reception  
A low profile mobile in-motion antenna and transmit/receive terminal system for two-way “VSAT” type satellite communication using FSS service, preferably in Ku band, supporting at the same time TV...
7240357 Simultaneous tuning of multiple satellite frequencies  
A system and method for receiving services is presented. The system comprises a first splitter having an input, a first output and a slaved output receiving a first signal at the input having a...
7207054 Low noise block supply and control voltage regulator  
A low power circuit for providing power and control signals to a low noise block converter of a satellite receiver over a single coaxial cable includes a tracking switch-mode power supply. The...
RE39303 Distribution of a large number of live television programs to individual passengers in an aircraft  
A satellite television system that provides live television programming to passengers by integrating direct broadcast satellite services into an in-flight aircraft entertainment system. The system...
6980529 Method and apparatus for determining the configuration of connections associated with a satellite receiver/decoder  
A system for determining which of several satellites to tune an integrated receiver/decoder (IRD) to for receiving electronic program guide data is described. The system scans a plurality of...
6975837 Method and apparatus for reducing interference between terrestrially-based and space-based broadcast systems  
A system and method for reducing interference between communications systems sharing at a portion of at least some allocated frequency bands is described. The system comprises a first...
6944878 Method and apparatus for selecting a satellite signal  
A method and apparatus for ensuring a correct satellite signal connection. Specifically, a user selects a satellite signal via an integrated receiver/decoder (IRD) from at least one satellite, and...
6751801 Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having enhanced antenna steering and associated methods  
An aircraft in-flight entertainment system includes a satellite TV receiver, at least one video display connected to the receiver, and a multi-beam antenna on the aircraft for receiving signals...
6594828 Extender for transmitting an enhanced signal between a computer system and a computer monitor  
An extender transmits red, blue and green signals, and vertical and horizontal sync signals over a single transmission medium. The extender generates a subcarrier reference frequency signal from...
6536042 Signal distribution system with integrated IR signal control  
A plurality of outlets has at least a first outlet coupled to an IR target for providing a first local comparatively low-frequency electrical IR signal in response to an IR signal received by the...
6507952 Passenger entertainment system providing live video/audio programming derived from satellite broadcasts  
An in-flight entertainment system provides live video/audio programming to passengers and operators over an aircraft video/audio distribution system. The programming signals are derived from...
6487391 Method and apparatus for selectively receiving a satellite broadcast signal or a cable television signal  
The present invention provides an improved receiver capable of receiving either a satellite broadcast signal or a cable TV signal associated with a TV. The inventive receiver comprises a first BPF...
6430233 Single-LNB satellite data receiver  
A satellite data receiver, a satellite data receiver controller, a method, an article of manufacture, and a propagated signal, which process polarization information from another satellite data...
6424817 Dual-polarity low-noise block downconverter systems and methods  
Methods and systems are provided for spectrally separating first and second satellite signals that occupy a common frequency band with different first and second electromagnetic polarizations....
6381745 Signal distribution system  
A system for distributing signals, in which a distribution module is coupled to each of a plurality of outlets by respective first and second cables. Each of the first and second cables is...
6023603 Satellite signal splitter  
A satellite signal splitter is proposed which can transmit a received signal of a desired polarized wave with one cable to each terminal side when transmitting to plural terminal sides the...
6009304 Two-output low-noise down converter circuit  
The invention provides a two-output low-noise down converter circuit which is improved in the isolation between two outputs. In the two-output low-noise down converter circuit, an input signal is...
5959592 "IF" bandstacked low noise block converter combined with diplexer  
An arrangement is provided for combining the video and audio signals from a satellite antenna with other auxiliary input signals producing a frequency stacked band arrangement for transmission by...
5940737 Signal selector  
A method and apparatus for receiving and/or processing communication signals having one of a plurality of alternate signal characteristics is provided. In a particular embodiment, a desired...
5926744 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and terminal unit  
A receiving apparatus, a receiving method, and a terminal unit. The receiving apparatus including a receiving portion for receiving a number of multiplexed broadcast waves, a separation portion...
5805974 Method and apparatus for synchronizing commercial advertisements across multiple communication channels  
A satellite uplink/studio system has timing means coupled therewith for precise commercial timing such that prerecorded commercials are simultaneously started with sufficient precision to appear...
5801751 Distribution of satellite television programs to passengers in an aircraft when it is out of range of the satellites  
Systems that distribute live television programs to passengers of an aircraft by way of satellites of a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) system when the aircraft is in range of the satellites and...

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