07225456 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 85 patents.

A gateway screen for interactive television includes a television content panel and an internet content panel. The gateway screen is displayed by an interactive television (ITV), e.g., when the ITV is turned on. The gateway screen allows a user to quickly and easily view information from multiple sources, e.g., a Web site, a television signal source, and an ITV system server, at a glance. This allows a consumer to gain a quick overview of the information presented by the multiple sources. The gateway screen also allows a consumer to select commonly accessed sources. The gateway screen can be tailored to fulfill a specific consumer's needs and can be established based on preferences input by the consumer.

Title
Gateway screen for interactive television
Application Number
9/840437
Publication Number
7225456 (B2)
Application Date
April 23, 2001
Publication Date
May 29, 2007
Inventor
Shigeharu Kondo
San Diego
CA, US
Tsutomu Akiyama
San Diego
CA, US
Makoto Nijima
San Francisco
CA, US
Tadamasa Kitsukawa
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
John L Rogitz
Assignee
Sony Electronics
NJ, US
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
G06F 3/00
G06F 13/00
H04N 5/445
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