Patents by Inventor Richard Cees Spiero

Richard Cees Spiero 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: 8319776
    Abstract: A record carrier stores information readable by a processor, where the information includes main data and sub data. The sub data includes coded text lines having a plurality of character codes, where the coded text lines includes control codes for controlling the processor to display characters representing the coded text lines on a display unit configured to display at least one line of characters. The at least one line has a predetermined number character positions which is less than a number of characters in the coded text lines. A selected number of the character codes are displayable at the predetermined number of character positions of the at least one line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: U.S. Philips Corporation
    Inventors: Bjorn Bluethgen, Richard Cees Spiero
  • Patent number: 5936618
    Abstract: An information display device with adaptive scroll speed receives at its input (1a, 1b) messages in the form of bursts of information units. The display device comprises presentation apparatus (2), coupled to the input, comprising a display area (2.1) for displaying the messages. The presentation apparatus can scroll the information units through the display area at a specific scroll speed. The information display device further comprises a control signal generator (3) that generates a control signal which is derived from the average rate at which information units are received. The presentation apparatus control the scroll speed in response to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1999
    Assignee: U.S. Philips Corporation
    Inventors: Richard Cees Spiero, Henricus J. Kunnen