05444499 is referenced by 367 patents and cites 5 patents.

A television receiver can output advice information to the viewer when the viewer risks missing a favorite broadcasting program. This television receiver includes in its control unit a timer for obtaining day and time data, a calculating circuit for compiling broadcasting station number currently being viewed by using the time information as parameters, and a weekly tuning information storage unit for storing therein data representing a personal weekly viewing trend on the basis of the compiled result, in which, when it is determined that present tuning data read out from the weekly tuning information storage unit and the present tuning broadcasting station are not coincident with each other, advice information is supplied to the viewer in the form of displayed message or sound message before or after that time.

Title
Audio video apparatus with intelligence for learning a history of user control
Application Number
8/170799
Publication Number
5444499
Application Date
December 21, 1993
Publication Date
August 22, 1995
Inventor
Mitsumasa Saitoh
Kanagawa
JP
Agent
Jay H Maioli
Assignee
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
H04N 5/44
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