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A remote control device 2 for navigating and interacting with a television schedule information system that is displayed, for example, on the viewer's television screen. The remote control device comprises a casing 4, a local controller 20 for scrolling a movable cursor 110 within an individual screen area or window on the television screen and a global controller 22 for moving the cursor between adjacent screen areas. The local controller includes a rolling cylinder 24 for vertical scrolling and a pair of buttons 32, 34 on either side of the cylinder for horizontal scrolling. The local and global controllers allow viewers to quickly and efficiently browse through the television guide, perform various actions, such as selecting or activating items, and interact with services related to the television programs without having to remove their eyes from the television.

Title
Remote control device and method for using television schedule information
Application Number
537650
Publication Number
6075575
Application Date
April 28, 1997
Publication Date
June 13, 2000
Inventor
Molly K King
Fremont
CA, US
Theresa Alba
Fremont
CA, US
Keith Hunwick
Mountain View
CA, US
David M Folker
Fremont
CA, US
James J Leftwich
Palo Alto
CA, US
Steven M Schein
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Christie Parker & Hale
Assignee
StarSight Telecast
CA, US
IPC
H03J 9/00
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