US-issued patents granted to K.A. (Kees) Schouhamer Immink

  1. G. Bouwhuis, J. Braat, P. Greve, and K.A.S. Immink, 'Apparatus for Reading a Flat Record Carrier With an Optically Readable Information Structure', US Patent 4,006,293, Feb. 1977.
  2. W. Kleuters, G.E. van Rosmalen, M.P.M. Bierhoff, and K.A.S. Immink, 'Objective Mount for Video Disc Player', US Patent 4,135,206, Jan. 1979.
  3. W. Kleuters, G.E. van Rosmalen, M.P.M. Bierhoff, and K.A.S. Immink, 'Optical Videodisc Read Unit with Tracking and Focussing Wobble', US Patent 4,193,091, March 1980.
  4. K.A.S. Immink, 'Tachometer system', US Patent 4,216,419, Aug. 1980.
  5. K.A.S. Immink and A. Hoogendoorn, 'Control loop for videodisc', US Patent 4,286,318, Aug. 1982.
  6. K.A.S. Immink, M. Bierhoff, and J.P.J. Heemskerk, 'Optical focusing device with two controls', US Patent 4,354,103, Oct. 1982.
  7. M. Bierhoff and K.A.S. Immink, 'Optical scanning apparatus with focussing system', US Patent 4,357,696, Nov. 1982.
  8. J.P.J. Heemskerk, K.A.S. Immink, and C.A.J. Simons, 'Optical read unit for scanning a record carrier having a radiation-Reflecting information structure', US Patent 4,365,323, Dec. 1982.
  9. E.C. Dijkmans and K.A.S. Immink, 'Device for artificial reverberation', US Patent 4,371,748, Feb. 1983.
  10. N.V. Franssen and K.A.S. Immink, 'Arrangement for the transmission of audio signals', US Patent 4,375,623, March 1983.
  11. K.A.S. Immink, R.M. Aarts, and W.G. Ophey, 'Method of recording a digital signal', (recording with pulses) US Patent 4,473,829 , Sep. 1984.
  12. K.A.S. Immink and L.B. Vries, 'Error correction system', (CIRC), US Patent 4,477,903, Oct. 1984.
  13. K.A.S. Immink and R.M. Aarts, 'Conversion of Signal', (EFM detection), US Patent 4,499,570, Feb. 1985.
  14. K.A.S. Immink and H. Ogawa, 'Method of encoding binary data,' (EFM), US Patent 4,501,000, Feb. 1985.
  15. K.A.S. Immink, 'Data code transmission system', (rate 1/2, d=2 RLL code) US Patent 4,536,742, Aug. 1985.
  16. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of encoding n-bit information words into m-bit code words, apparatus for carrying said method, method of decoding m-bit code words into n-bit information words, and apparatus for carrying out said method', (enumerative encoding and decoding), US Patent 4,573,034, Feb. 1986.
  17. K.A.S. Immink and L.B. Vries, 'Demodulation error control', (CIRC), US Patent 4,593,395, June 1986.
  18. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of transmitting information', (rate 8/10 code, DCC base code), US Patent 4,620,311 , Oct. 1986.
  19. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of transmitting information, encoding device for use in the method, and decoding device for use in the method', (synchronization rll code), US Patent 4,641,128, Feb. 1987.
  20. K.A.S. Immink, R.M. Aarts, and J. Kahlman, 'Color video system with digital audio pulse width modulation', (CD-Video, hybrid analog/digital videodisc), US Patent 4,660,097, Apr. 1987.
  21. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of transmitting information', (spectral shaping codes), US Patent 4,750,138, June 1988.
  22. K.A.S. Immink, 'Transmission system', (compatible digital transmission), US Patent 4,802,190, Jan. 1989.
  23. K.A.S. Immink and J. Kahlman, 'Apparatus for the regeneration of channel-clock information in synchronous data transmission and data-recovery circuit arrangement comprising such apparatus', (digital clock recovery), US Patent 4,807,257, Feb. 1989.
  24. J. Kahlman and K.A.S. Immink, 'Device for recording a digital information on a record carrier', (pilot tracking tone), US Patent 5,140,474, Aug. 1992.
  25. J. Kahlman and K.A.S. Immink, 'Device for encoding/decoding N-bit source words into corresponding M-bit channel words, and vice versa', (parity preserving rll code, Blu-Disc), US Patent 5,477,222, Dec. 1995.
  26. K.A.S. Immink, 'Methods and devices for converting a sequence of m-bit information words to a modulated signal and including that signal on a record carrier, devices for decoding that signal and reading it from a record carrier, and that signal', US Patent 5,642,113, (DVD), June 1997.
  27. K.A.S. Immink, 'EFMPlus, 8-16 modulation code', US Patent 5,696,505, Dec. 1997.
  28. K.A.S. Immink, 'High rate (0,k) constrained code with simplified enumeration', US Patent 5,760,718, June 1998.
  29. G. van den Enden and K.A.S. Immink, 'Digital transmission and recording system with simple error correction', US Patent 5,768,293, June 1998.
  30. K.A.S. Immink, 'High rate (0,k) constrained code with small error propagation', US Patent 5,774,077, June 1998.
  31. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of converting m-bit words into a modulated signal, etc', (DVD), US Patent 5,790,056, Aug. 1998.
  32. K.A.S. Immink, 'Encoding arrangement and method for encoding (n-1)-bit information words into n-bit channel words and decoding arrangement and method for decoding the channel words into information words', US Patent 5,854,596, Dec. 1998.
  33. K.A.S. Immink, 'Record carrier containing a signal having a sequence of successive information signal portions', US Patent 5,920,272, July 1999.
  34. K.A.S. Immink, 'Transmission and reception of a digital information signal', US Patent 6,031,871, Feb. 2000.
  35. K.A.S. Immink and M. Ribeiro, 'Apparatus for decoding a channel signal into an information signal and reproducing arrangement provided with the apparatus', US Patent 6,038,274, March 2000.
  36. J.A.H. Kahlman and K.A.S. Immink, 'Encoding of an input information signal', US Patent 6,157,325, Dec. 2000.
  37. G. van den Enden and K.A.S. Immink, 'Optical record carrier and apparatus for scanning such a record carrier', US Patent 6,181,658, Jan. 2001.
  38. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Device for encoding/decoding n-bit source words into m-bit channel word, and vice versa', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 6,225,921, May 2001.
  39. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shinpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 6,496,541, Dec. 2002.
  40. S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, and K.A.S. Immink, 'Digital Data Modulating Method and Apparatus and Modulated Data Recording Medium Using the Same', US Patent 6,531,968, March 2003.
  41. J. Kahlman and K.A.S. Immink, 'Device for encoding a stream of databits of a binary source signal into a stream of databits of a binary channel signal, memory means, device for recording information, record carrier, device for coding and device for playing back' (Blu-Ray), US Patent 6,545,615, April 2003.
  42. S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, and K.A.S. Immink, 'Method for Modulating Digital Data and Apparatus Therefore', US Patent 6,603,411, Aug. 2003.
  43. K.A.S. Immink, S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, and J.Y. Kim, 'Method and Apparatus of Converting a Series of Data Words into Modulated Signals', US Patent 6,606,038, Aug. 2003.
  44. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal (d=2)', US Patent 6,639,524, Oct. 2003.
  45. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 6,677,866, Jan. 2004.
  46. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and Apparatus of Converting a Series of m-bit Information Words into a Modulated Signal', US Patent 6,768,432, July 2004.
  47. H.W. Wong-Lam, K.A.S. Immink, and C. Van Uijen, 'Modulation code system and methods for encoding and decoding a signal by multiple integration', US Patent 6,809,662, Oct. 2004.
  48. K.A.S. Immink, S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, and J.Y. Kim, 'Method and Apparatus of Converting a Series of Data Words into Modulated Signals', US Patent 6,829,306, Dec. 2004.
  49. K.A.S. Immink, 'Transmission System', US Patent 6,920,184, July 2005.
  50. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal (d=1)', US Patent 6,967,597, Nov. 2005.
  51. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal (d=1)', US Patent 7,030,784, April 2006.
  52. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 7,098,819, Augustus 2006.
  53. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 7,158,060, Jan. 2007.
  54. S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, J.Y. Kim, K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of inserting sync data in modulated data and recording medium containing the sync data', US Patent 7,167,524, Jan. 2007.
  55. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal', US Patent 7,295,138, Nov. 2007.
  56. K.A.S. Immink, 'System of converting information words to a signal', US Patent 7,372,376, May 2008.
  57. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) US Patent 7,466,246, Dec. 2008.
  58. K.A.S. Immink, S.K. Ahn, S.W. Seo, and J.Y. Kim, 'Method and Apparatus of Converting a Series of Data Words into Modulated Signals', US Patent 7,519,119, April 2009.
  59. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal ', US Patent 7,592,931, Sept. 2009.
  60. K. Cai and K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and System for Encoding and Decoding Information with Modulation Constraints and Error Control', 8,078,935, Dec. 2011.

    US-patent applications

  61. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method of converting a series of m-bit information words to a modulated signal, coding device, decoding device, recording device, as well as reading device', Patent application US20030141996, July 2003.
  62. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) Patent application US20030142757, July 2003.
  63. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) Patent application US20040120408, June 2004.
  64. K.A.S. Immink, S.K. Ahn, S.W. Suh, and J.Y. Kim, 'Method and apparatus of converting a series of data words into a modulated signal', Patent application US20050053160, March 2005.
  65. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal', Patent application US20050068205, March 2005.
  66. K.A.S. Immink, 'System of converting information words to a signal', Patent application US20060235916, Oct. 2006.
  67. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) Patent application US20060132342, June 2006.
  68. J.A.H. Kahlman, K.A.S. Immink, G. van den Enden, T. Nakagawa, Y. Shimpuku, T. Narahara, and K. Nakamura, 'Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium', (Blu-Ray) Patent application US20070063881, March 22, 2007.
  69. K. Cai and K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and System for Encoding and Decoding Information with Modulation Constraints and Error Control', Patent Application US20080141095, June 2008.
  70. K.A.S. Immink, 'Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal', Patent application US20080191908, Aug. 2008.


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