07069582 is referenced by 55 patents and cites 160 patents.

A method for allowing a consumer to access an advertiser's location over a global communication network. A normal broadcast program is broadcast to a class of consumers having a unique signal embedded therein, which unique signal embedded therein is associated with a particular advertiser and a predetermined location on the network. Additionally, the unique signal has encoded therein a unique code that correlates with the location of this predetermined location on the network. When the unique signal is received at a consumer's location, the unique signal is decoded to extract therefrom the unique code. In response to this decoding, routing information to the predetermined location on the network from a consumer's computer on the network at the consumer's location is determined. This determined routing information is then archived in the consumer's computer.

Title
Method and apparatus for controlling a users PC through an audio-visual broadcast to archive information in the users PC
Application Number
10/785377
Publication Number
7069582 (B2)
Application Date
February 24, 2004
Publication Date
June 27, 2006
Inventor
David Kent Mathews
Carrollton
TX, US
Jeffry Jovan Philyaw
Dallas
TX, US
Agent
Howison & Arnott L
Assignee
L V Partners
TX, US
IPC
G06K 19/00
G06K 9/00
G06F 17/30
G06F 15/16
G06F 7/58
G06F 7/04
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