05001554 is referenced by 274 patents and cites 37 patents.

A terminal apparatus for use in a cable television system which provides a plurality of channels capable of being tuned for display at a television receiver is provided. The apparatus includes a memory for storing data for generating a plurality of predetermined character screens and for storing deauthorization data, a character generator for generating character screens from the stored character screen data at the television receiver, a deauthorization mechanism responsive to the deauthorization data in the memory for deauthoring selected ones of the plurality of channels, and a controller for controlling the memory and the character generator, and for composing at least one predetermined character screen for display at the television receiver in accordance with the deauthorization of a channel by the deauthorization mechanism.

Title
Terminal authorization method
Application Number
289218
Publication Number
5001554
Application Date
April 20, 1989
Publication Date
March 19, 1991
Inventor
Curt M Kuban
Snellville
GA, US
Howard L Myers
Elizabeth A Smith
Lee R Johnson
Agent
Banner Birch McKie & Beckett
Assignee
Scientific Atlanta
GA, US
IPC
H04H 1/00
H04N 7/10
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