07877769 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 88 patents.

Disclosed is a type of meta data structure that provides data and/or or a link to such data that is used by an EPG generator in a DTV receiver to display visually-compelling information about an event. Such information can include: an icon associated with the broadcaster of the event and/or the source of the event; a graphic representing a rating of potentially-objectionable content in the event; a still image representative of or having a relation to the event; a video excerpt of or having a relation to the event; an advertisement related to the event, its broadcaster and/or its source; etc.

Title
Information descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals
Application Number
9/835559
Publication Number
7877769 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2001
Publication Date
January 25, 2011
Inventor
Mark T Corl
Princeton Junction
NJ, US
Agent
McKenna Long & Aldridge
Assignee
LG Electronics
KR
IPC
H04N 5/445
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