07908626 is referenced by 81 patents and cites 102 patents.

Live television broadcast and other information and entertainment programs, e.g., videos-on-demand (VOD), are provided to a user through a communications network, e.g., a cable network. A processing unit is employed at an headend of the communications network to respond to user requests for PVR-like functions, e.g., pausing, rewinding and fast-forwarding, to be performed on the program content being viewed. The processing unit in accordance with the invention causes a delivery of an appropriate version of the program content to meet such user requests.

Title
Network based digital information and entertainment storage and delivery system
Application Number
10/263015
Publication Number
7908626 (B2)
Application Date
October 2, 2002
Publication Date
March 15, 2011
Inventor
Kevin J Leddy
Wilton
CT, US
Michael T Hayashi
Aurora
CO, US
James A Chiddix
New York
NY, US
John B Carlucci
Boulder
CO, US
John W Callahan
Broomfield
CO, US
Joseph Buehl
Studio City
CA, US
Louis D Williamson
Denver
CO, US
Agent
Kaye Scholer
Brandon N Sklar Esq
Assignee
Time Warner Interactive Video Group
CT, US
IPC
H04N 7/173
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