08042050 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 37 patents.

A method of creating an interactive broadcast, comprising allowing a plurality of participants to vote on an aspect of a scenario in a virtual space, the broadcast being a computer-generated animated scenario comprising graphics and audio, the participants voting by means of user interface devices which are linked over a communications network to a server, the server being operative to process the received votes and determine how the broadcast should be collectively influenced in view of the votes received, and then generate the broadcast.

Title
Method and apparatus for interactive broadcasting
Application Number
10/202730
Publication Number
8042050 (B2)
Application Date
July 24, 2002
Publication Date
October 18, 2011
Inventor
Rycharde Jeffery Hawkes
Bristol
GB
Colin Andrew Low
Gloucestershire
GB
David Trevor Cliff
Bristol
GB
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Development Company
TX, US
IPC
G09G 5/00
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