-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, UMsQlnPwIBrqpEKNT9I5JReWxtIZ/uh3jZ74z1IYWvUCFlT0zBydlneV+MLUXlH+ uC2NFrMbtgp+aBoxcf6/jQ== 0001321711-10-000015.txt : 20100216 0001321711-10-000015.hdr.sgml : 20100215 20100216165050 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001321711-10-000015 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20100216 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20100216 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001009395 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: HOUSEHOLD AUDIO & VIDEO EQUIPMENT [3651] IRS NUMBER: 770333728 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-46493 FILM NUMBER: 10609009 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 357 CASTRO STREET, SUITE 5 CITY: MOUNTAIN VIEW STATE: CA ZIP: 94041 BUSINESS PHONE: (650) 938-8815 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 357 CASTRO STREET, SUITE 5 CITY: MOUNTAIN VIEW STATE: CA ZIP: 94041 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Empire Capital Management, L.L.C. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001321711 IRS NUMBER: 133888075 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1 GORHAM ISLAND CITY: WESTPORT STATE: CT ZIP: 06880 BUSINESS PHONE: 203-454-1019 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1 GORHAM ISLAND CITY: WESTPORT STATE: CT ZIP: 06880 SC 13G/A 1 sc13ga-dvid021610.htm sc13ga-dvid021610.htm

 
SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
______________________

SCHEDULE 13G
(Rule 13d-102)
Amendment No. 5*


INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO 13d-2(b) UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934


DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS INC
 (Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value
(Title of Class of Securities)

25387R407
(CUSIP Number)

31 December 2009
(Date of event which requires filing of this statement)


Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule 13G is filed:
     [ ]  Rule 13d-1(b)
     [X]  Rule 13d-1(c)
     [ ]  Rule 13d-1(d)





Page 1 of 11 Pages
________________
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 
 


 
 

 





 

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______________________________________________________________________________________
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
Empire Capital Partners, L.P.
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                                  (a)  [ ]
                                                                  (b)  [X]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
Delaware
______________________________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF                                      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
-0-
SHARES         __________________________________________________________________________

BENEFICIALLY                                  (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
105,161 Common Stock Shares
OWNED BY  __________________________________________________________________________

EACH                                      (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
-0-
REPORTING     ________________________________________________________________________

PERSON WITH                                    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
105,161 Common Stock Shares
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
105,161
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **               [   ]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)           
6.4%
______________________________________________________________________________________

     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
PN
______________________________________________________________________________________
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


 
 
 
 

 

 

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______________________________________________________________________________________
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
Empire GP, L.L.C.
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                                  (a)  [ ]
                                                                  (b)  [X]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
Delaware
______________________________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF                                      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
 -0-
SHARES         __________________________________________________________________________

BENEFICIALLY                                  (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
105,161 Common Stock Shares
OWNED BY       ________________________________________________________________________

EACH                                     (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
-0-
REPORTING      ________________________________________________________________________

PERSON WITH                                   (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
105,161 Common Stock Shares
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
105,161
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                   [ ]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)           6.4%
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
OO
______________________________________________________________________________________
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

 
 
 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 4 of 11 Pages




______________________________________________________________________________________
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                                                                                                      Empire Capital Management, L.L.C.
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                                  (a)  [ ]
                                                                  (b)  [X]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
Delaware
______________________________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF                                      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
 -0-
SHARES    ____________________________________________________________________________

BENEFICIALLY                                   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
183,031 Common Stock Shares
OWNED BY __________________________________________________________________________

EACH                                     (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
-0-
REPORTING    _________________________________________________________________________

PERSON WITH                                    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
183,031Common Stock Shares
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
183,031
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                    [ ]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)           
11.0%
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
OO
______________________________________________________________________________________
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




 
 

 

 

CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 5 of 11 Pages


______________________________________________________________________________________
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
Scott A. Fine
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                                  (a)  [ ]
                                                                  (b)  [X]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
United States
______________________________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF                                     (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
 -0-
SHARES     ____________________________________________________________________________

BENEFICIALLY                                   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
288,192 Common Stock Shares
OWNED BY ___________________________________________________________________________

EACH                                     (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
-0-
REPORTING      ________________________________________________________________________

PERSON WITH                                   (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
288,192 Common Stock Shares
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
288,192
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                   [ ]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)           
17.4%
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
IN
______________________________________________________________________________________
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

 
 
 
 

 

 


CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 6 of 11 Pages




______________________________________________________________________________________
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
Peter J. Richards
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                                  (a)  [ ]
                                                                  (b)  [X]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
United States
______________________________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF                                      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
 -0-
SHARES     ____________________________________________________________________________

BENEFICIALLY                                   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
288,192 Common Stock Shares
OWNED BY __________________________________________________________________________

EACH                                      (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
-0-
REPORTING __________________________________________________________________________

PERSON WITH                                    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
288,192 Common Stock Shares
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
288,192
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                 [ ]
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)           
17.4%
______________________________________________________________________________________
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
IN
______________________________________________________________________________________
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!





 
 

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 25387R407              13G                    Page 7 of 11 Pages



Item 1(a).     Name of Issuer:

     The name of the issuer is DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS INC (the “Company”).

Item 1(b).     Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

     The Company's principal executive offices are located at 357 Castro Street, Suite 5, Mountain View, CA  94041.

Item 2(a).     Name of Person Filing:

     This statement is filed by:
 
(i)
Empire Capital Partners, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“Empire Capital”), with respect to the shares of Common Stock (as defined below) directly owned by it;

 
(ii)
Empire GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Empire GP”), with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly owned by Empire Capital;

 
(iii)
Empire Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Empire Management”) with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly owned by Empire Capital Partners, LTD (the “Empire Overseas Fund”), Charter Oak Partners, LP and Charter Oak Partners II, LP (the “Charter Oak Funds”);

 
(iv)
Mr. Scott A. Fine (“Mr. Fine”) with respect to the shares of Common Stock and directly owned by Empire Capital, the Empire Overseas Fund, the Charter Oak Funds; and

 
(v)
Mr. Peter J. Richards (“Mr. Richards”) with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly owned by Empire Capital, the Empire Overseas Fund, the Charter Oak Funds.
 
The foregoing persons are hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as the “Reporting Persons.”  Any disclosures herein with respect to persons other than the Reporting Persons are made on information and belief after making inquiry to the appropriate party.

 

 
 

 
 

 




 






CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 8 of 11 Pages



Item 2(c).     Citizenship:

Empire Capital is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.  Each of Empire GP and Empire Management is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.  Messrs. Fine and Richards are each a United States citizen.

Item 2(d).     Title of Class of Securities:

                Common Stock $0.0001 par value (the “Common Stock”)

Item 2(e).  CUSIP Number:    25387R407

               

Item 3.  If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b) or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

          (a) [ ]   Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act,

          (b) [ ]   Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act,

          (c) [ ]   Insurance Company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act,

          (d) [ ]   Investment Company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940,

          (e) [ ]   Investment Adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(E),

          (f) [ ]   Employee Benefit Plan or Endowment Fund in accordance with 13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(F),

          (g) [ ]   Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(G),

          (h) [ ]   Savings Association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act,

(i) [ ]   Church Plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940,

          (j) [ ]   Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

     If this statement is filed pursuant to 13d-1(c), check this box:  [x]


 
 


 
 

 






 

CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 9 of 11 Pages



Item 4.   Ownership.

A.           Empire Capital Partners, L.P. and Empire GP, L.L.C.
(a) Amount beneficially owned:                                                           105,161 Common Stock
(b) Percent of class:                                                                        6.4%
The percentages used herein and in the rest of Item 4 are calculated based upon the 1,539,513 shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2005 as reflected in the Company's Form 10-Q filed on November 21, 2005.
 (c)            (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:                                   -0-
(ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:                               105,161 Common Stock
 (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:                -0-
(iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:            105,161

Empire Capital has the power to dispose of and the power to vote the shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by it, which power may be exercised by its general partner, Empire GP.  Empire GP does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.  By reason of the provisions of Rule 13d-3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”), Empire GP may be deemed to own beneficially the shares owned by Empire Capital.

B.           Empire Management
(a) Amount beneficially owned:                                                                  183,031 Common Stock
(b) Percent of class:                                                                         11.0%
(c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:                                                 -0-
(ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:                                                 183,031 Common Stock
(iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:                                   -0-
(iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:                              183,031
 

The Empire Overseas Fund, the Charter Oak Funds and the Enhanced Master Fund each have the power to dispose of and the power to vote the shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by them, which power may be exercised by their investment manager, Empire Management.  Empire Management does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.  By reason of the provisions of Rule 13d-3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”), Empire Management may be deemed to own beneficially the shares owned by the Empire Overseas Fund and the Charter Oak Funds.

C.           Scott A. Fine
(a) Amount beneficially owned:                                                                   288,192 Common Stock
(b) Percent of class:                                                                                   17.4%
(c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:                                                  -0-
(ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:                                                  288,192 Common Stock
(iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:                                    -0-
(iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:                               288,192

Messrs. Fine and Richards, as Members, direct the operations of Empire GP and Empire Management.  By reason of the provisions of Rule 13d-3 of the Act, each may be deemed to beneficially own the shares beneficially owned by Empire Capital, the Empire Overseas Fund and the Charter Oak Funds.


 
 

 


CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 10 of 11 Pages



D.           Peter J. Richards
(a) Amount beneficially owned:                                                                  288,192 Common Stock
(b) Percent of class:                                                                               17.4%
(c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:                                              -0-
(ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:                                              288,192 Common Stock
(iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:                                -0-
(iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:                           288,192

Messrs. Fine and Richards, as Members, direct the operations of Empire GP and Empire Management.  By reason of the provisions of Rule 13d-3 of the Act, each may be deemed to beneficially own the shares beneficially owned by Empire Capital, the Empire Overseas Fund and the Charter Oak Funds.


Item 5.     Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

     Not applicable.


Item 6.     Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

Empire GP, the general partner of Empire Capital, has the power to direct the affairs of Empire Capital, including decisions respecting the disposition of the proceeds from the sale of the Common Stock.  Empire Management, the investment manager of the Empire Overseas Fund has the power to direct the affairs of the Empire Overseas Fund, including decisions respecting the disposition of the proceeds from the sale of the Common Stock.  Empire Management, pursuant to investment management agreements with Charter Oak and Charter Oak II, has the power to dispose of the proceeds from the sale of the Common Stock with respect to those assets of the Charter Oak Funds under its discretion.   Messrs. Fine and Richards are the Members of Empire GP and Empire Management, and in their capacities direct the operations of Empire GP and Empire Management.


Item 7.     Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.

     Not applicable.

 
Item 8.  Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

     Not applicable.


Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group.

     Not applicable.



 
 

 






CUSIP No. 25387R407               13G                    Page 11 of 11 Pages



Item 10.  Certification.

     Each of the Reporting Persons hereby makes the following certification:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.



SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of our knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


DATED:  16 February 2010

                                    By:         /s/ Scott A. Fine
                                                  Scott A. Fine
  As member of Empire GP, L.L.C. and Empire Capital Management, L.L.C.


By:   /s/ Peter J. Richards
                                                     Peter J. Richards
  As member of Empire GP, L.L.C. and Empire Capital Management, L.L.C.

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