05886732 is referenced by 369 patents and cites 18 patents.

A set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement is connected to an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. The network interface units perform the necessary interfacing between the external and internal networks, and make the entertainment services available to all terminals connected to the internal network. Set-top electronics that are separate from the network interface units connect to the internal network and convert the information in the digital data stream for display, by a television, for example.

Title
Set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement
Application Number
8/561757
Publication Number
5886732
Application Date
November 22, 1995
Publication Date
March 23, 1999
Inventor
Richard Humpleman
Fremont
CA, US
Assignee
Samsung Information Systems America
CA, US
IPC
H04N 7/173
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