05734853 is referenced by 518 patents and cites 128 patents.

A viewer interface for a television program delivery system is described. The innovation relates to methods and devices for viewer pathways to television programs. Specifically, the interface involves hardware and software used in conjunction with a television at the viewer home to create a user friendly menu based approach to television program access. The device is particularly useful in a program delivery system with hundreds of programs and a data signal carrying program information. The disclosure describes menu generation and menu selection of television programs.

Title
Set top terminal for cable television delivery systems
Application Number
991074
Publication Number
5734853
Application Date
December 2, 1993
Publication Date
March 31, 1998
Inventor
Eric C Berkobin
Woodstock
GA, US
Alfred E Bonner
Bethesda
MD, US
John S Hendricks
Potomac
MD, US
Agent
Dorsey & Whitney
Assignee
Discovery Communications
MD, US
IPC
H04N 7/167
H04N 7/10
G06F 15/00
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