08863198 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 282 patents.

An Intelligent TV can organize content into silos. a silo is a logical representation of a content source for the Intelligent television. Silo can include content applications (e.g., Live TV, VOD, media center, application center, etc.) and/or input sources. The Intelligent TV can receive a designation for a silo through the reception of signals from a remote control or a user interface. Based on the designation, the Intelligent TV can determine the silo desired by the user. Then, the Intelligent TV can transition to the desired silo and provide content from the silo.

Title
Television having silos that animate content source searching and selection
Application Number
13/864206
Publication Number
8863198 (B2)
Application Date
April 16, 2013
Publication Date
October 14, 2014
Inventor
Ron Cassar
Burlington
CA
Mohammed Selim
Oakville
CA
Salvador Soto
Toronto
CA
Sanjiv Sirpal
Oakville
CA
Agent
Sheridan Ross P C
Assignee
Flextronics AP
CA, US
IPC
H04N 5/45
H04N 5/44
H04N 21/485
H04N 21/84
H04N 5/50
H04N 5/445
G06F 13/00
G06F 3/00
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