US Patent No: 6,970,537

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Video transmission and control system utilizing internal telephone lines

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A video transmission system for facilitating transmission of video and control signals, particularly infrared remote control signals, between different locations in a residence using existing telephone wiring. Simultaneous transmission of signals of both types over active telephone lines is possible without interference with telephone communications. Transmission succeeds without requiring special treatement of the video signals beyond RF conversion, despite signal attenuation inherent in transmission over the telephone line media. Two or more video sources may be tied into the system, and selected as desired. Remote control signals generated in one room may be utilized without requiring a clear line of sight between the remote control device and the receiver.

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UNITED ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, LLCMCLEAN, VA2

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Goodman, David D Arlington, VA 25 932

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Amulet Electronics Limited (1)
* 2004/0136,456 Encoding digital video for transmission over standard data cabling 4 2003
 
Inline Connection of Virginia (1)
* 2005/0149,984 Video transmission and control system utilizing internal telephone lines 0 2005
 
UNITED ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
* 7,305,071 Video transmission and control system utilizing internal telephone lines 0 2005
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