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2011-01-04 12:01:00

OSAKA, Japan and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Funai Electric Co., Ltd. and ActiveVideo Networks(TM) today announced an agreement in principle that will make Funai the first consumer electronics manufacturer to bring interactive television solutions based entirely in the network cloud to connected televisions. Funai Electric manufactures Philips, Emerson, Magnavox and Sylvania brand televisions and Blu-ray players. Funai and ActiveVideo anticipate that an announcement...

2010-01-19 19:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Funai Electric Co. Ltd., manufacturer of LCD TVs sold in the United States under brands such as Philips, Magnavox, Sylvania and Emerson, to further the development of each company's current and future products. The agreement allows greater mutual access to each company's respective patent portfolio. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The...

2009-05-20 17:11:00

- Seeking Injunction and Monetary Damages IRVINE, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, Inc., the Number One Shipper of Flat Panel HDTVs in the USA, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia against Funai Electric Company, Ltd., a Japanese distributor of digital televisions and related components and its wholly-owned subsidiary Funai Corporation, Inc. (Logo:...


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Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

Magnavox Odyssey
2013-04-27 08:11:36

The Magnavox Odyssey was the first home video console produced in the world. It was manufactured by Magnavox and released in August 1972. The unit was discontinued in 1975 with a total of 330,000 systems sold. Its successor was the Magnavox Odyssey 2. A working prototype of the console was finished in 1968, known as the brown box. This prototype is displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History located in Washington D.C.. The Odyssey connected to a...

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2010-10-12 18:28:12

The Magnavox Odyssey, predating the Atari pong, was the world's first home video game console. It was released in 1972. Designed by Ralph Baer, the Odyssey prototype was called the Brown Box and is now in the Smithsonian Institute National Museum. It was also placed, by IGN in 2009, as one of the top 25 video game consoles of all time. Although many collectors think the Odyssey is analog, Baer considers it digital due to the electronic signals exchanged between various parts being binary....

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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