09901820 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 303 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
15/603313
Publication Number
9901820 (B2)
Application Date
May 23, 2017
Publication Date
February 27, 2018
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
A63F 13/50
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