Patents by Inventor Christian Gautier

Christian Gautier has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5235415
    Abstract: A device for allowing fee paying subscribers access to television or radio programs includes a keyboard unit for requesting messages concerning the programs. Information describing the program fees and account status is contained in a subscriber held security processor such as a smart card. As a function of the content of the requests a mechanism converts the information contained in the security processor into intelligible messages as a function of complementary information transmitted regularly within television and/or radio signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1993
    Assignees: Centre National d'Etudes des Telecommunications, Telediffusion de France
    Inventors: Pierre Bonicel, Jean-Pierre Heon, Christian Gautier
  • Patent number: 4426684
    Abstract: The invention relates to a scratch pad memory system having a table of contents for identifying program material recorded on a magnetic tape in a cassette or cartridge with program material being recorded or changed responsive to user command. The scratch pad memory system comprising an address register, a read only storage, and having an interface for read/write storage and a text displaying terminal coupled to a television receiver for display of program material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 1980
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1984
    Assignees: Etablissement Public de Diffusion dit "Telediffusion de France", L'Etat Francais, represente par le Secretaire d'Etat aux Postes et Telecommunications et a la Telediffusion (Centre National d'Etudes des Telecommunications)
    Inventors: Claude Sechet, Christian Gautier, Gabriel Degoulet