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[11] Patent Number:
Hirayama et al.
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MULTILINGUAL RECORDING MEDIUM
WHICH COMPRISES FREQUENCY OF USE
Date of Patent:
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11/1987
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325325
7/1989
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381807
8/1990
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Inventors: Koichi Hirayama, Yokohama;
Masatoshi Nakai, Kawasaki; Yuichi
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Oct. 29, 1993, Pat. No. 5,652,824.
Int Cl 6
H0 4N 5/91_ H04N 5/928_
Attorney, A gent, 0r Firm—Cushman Darby & Cushman IP
Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP
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speech and subtitles (characters) in a given language from a
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Nov. 10, 1998
Sheet 14 of 18
5,835,669
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FIG. 14B
U.S. Patent
Nov. 10,1998
Sheet 15 0f18
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Nov. 10, 1998
Sheet 16 0f 18
FULL ORCHESTRA
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