06788882 is referenced by 297 patents.

A digital video recorder (DVR) and a method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the DVR includes: (1) a mass data storage unit that concurrently and continuously receives and digitally stores a plurality of channels and (2) a channel viewer, coupled to the mass data storage unit, that retrieves a portion of one of the plurality of channels from the mass data storage unit based on a received command and presents the portion on a video display device.

Title
Systems and methods for storing a plurality of video streams on re-writable random-access media and time-and channel- based retrieval thereof
Application Number
9/62022
Publication Number
6788882 (B1)
Application Date
April 17, 1998
Publication Date
September 7, 2004
Inventor
Ivan H Darius
Richardson
TX, US
James L Geer
Hoover
AL, US
Agent
Slater & Matsil L
US
Assignee
Timesurf L L C
TX, US
IPC
H04N 5/225
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