04695879 is referenced by 239 patents and cites 10 patents.

A technique is provided for monitoring the viewing habits of individuals in selected households. A stationary monitoring unit is provided which cooperates with a portable monitoring unit designed to be worn on the head of the individuals in such household. The stationary monitoring unit includes a transmitter for emitting an activating signal to a receiver on the portable monitoring unit. Such receiver senses the emitted activating signal only if the individual wearing it is looking at the television set. When the activating signal is sensed, it is used to activate a transmitter which emits a signal uniquely identifying the individual wearing it. This signal is emitted to stationary monitoring unit which includes circuitry for recognizing it and storing it in a recorder for later retrieval and analysis.

Title
Television viewer meter
Application Number
6/827760
Publication Number
4695879
Application Date
February 7, 1986
Publication Date
September 22, 1987
Inventor
Lee S Weinblatt
797 Winthrop Rd., Teaneck, 07666
NJ, US
Agent
Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward
IPC
H04N 17/00
H04H 9/00
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