08659848 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 24 patents.

A method of and system for handling latency issues encountered in producing real-time entertainment such as games of skill synchronized with live or taped televised events is described herein. There are multiple situations that are dealt with regarding latencies in receiving a television signal with respect to real-time entertainment based on the unfolding games played along with the telecasts. Systemic delays, arbitrarily imposed delays of a broadcast signal and variances in the precise broadcast times of taped television programs have to be equalized so as to provide fair entertainment.

Title
Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming
Application Number
13/681307
Publication Number
8659848 (B2)
Application Date
November 19, 2012
Publication Date
February 25, 2014
Inventor
David Lowe
Foster City
CA, US
Mark J Micheli
San Francisco
CA, US
Mark K Berner
Santa Clara
CA, US
David B Lockton
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Haverstock & Owens
Assignee
Winview
CA, US
IPC
G11B 5/09
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