07592912 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 32 patents.

Apparatus and methods for efficiently and flexibly providing emergency alert data (e.g., EAS messages) to subscribers of a content-based network, such as for example Internet protocol television (IPTV) subscribers. In one exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes a server performing real-time receipt and encapsulation of the EAS data (which may comprise audio, video, and/or text), transport of the EAS data to client devices over the network, and use of one or more applications running on the client devices to decode and display/present the EAS data in a manner which effectively guarantees that it will be perceived by the viewer. In one variant, instant messaging (IM) infrastructure is used to authenticate clients and receive and display at least portion of the EAS data via a separate transport process. Server and client-side apparatus adapted for EAS data receipt, decoding and display are also disclosed.

Title
Emergency alert data delivery apparatus and methods
Application Number
11/299169
Publication Number
7592912 (B2)
Application Date
December 9, 2005
Publication Date
September 22, 2009
Inventor
Kenneth Gould
Oakton
VA, US
Charles Hasek
Broomfield
CO, US
Agent
Gazdzinski & Associates PC
Assignee
Time Warner Cable
NY, US
IPC
G08B 1/08
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