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David B Lett, William M Raley Jr, Michael T Hayashi: Method and apparatus for providing interactive electronic programming guide. Scientific Atlanta, Banner & Allegretti, January 7, 1997: US05592551 (825 worldwide citation)

A subscription television system is provided that transmits a plurality of television signals to a plurality of subscribers. The television signals include pay-per-view programs (purchased by feature) or near-video-on-demand programs (purchased for a period of time for unlimited viewing) that are pr ...


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Robert O Banker, Jeffrey B Huppertz, Michael T Hayashi, David B Lett, Voytek E Godlewski, Michael W Raley: Method of providing video on demand with VCR like functions. Scientific Atlanta, Frederick W Powers III, Steven C Stewart, October 18, 1994: US05357276 (782 worldwide citation)

A near video on demand time shifting feature for a subscriber terminal emulates the video cassette recorder functions of pause, fast forward, and rewind for a NVOD service subscription. The subscriber terminal stores global transactions concerning NVOD events in an event portion of memory. The subsc ...


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Peter B Houser, James M Adler: Electronic document verification system and method. Scientific Atlanta, Banner & Witcoff, February 25, 1997: US05606609 (587 worldwide citation)

The integrity or the signator of an electronic document can be verified by embedding a security object, for example, supported by an object linking and embedding (OLE) capability, in the electronic document at a location selected by the signator. The embedded security object includes security inform ...


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Gary L Logston, Anthony J Wasilewski, Timothy H Addington, William E Wall Jr: Interactive information services control system. Scientific Atlanta, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, January 2, 1996: US05481542 (532 worldwide citation)

A digital video, audio and data distribution system which enables a set-top terminal (STT) associated with a customer's television set or other information presentation device to request interactive digital video, audio and data services from a service provider (SP) through the use of control system ...


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Peter B Houser, Mark E Schutte, Gloria J Majid: Information system having a speech interface. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Kelly A Gardner, June 30, 1998: US05774859 (391 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a device such as a television and for controlling access to broadcast information such as video, audio, and/or text information is disclosed. The system includes a first receiver for receiving utterances of a speaker, a second receiver for receiving vocabulary data defining ...


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David B Lett: System and method for subscriber interactivity in a television system. Scientific Atlanta, Banner & Allegretti, July 23, 1996: US05539822 (378 worldwide citation)

A system for providing interactive services in a subscription television system comprises a system network controller for controlling the interactive services having controller memory for storing subscriber terminal identification data, transaction identification data and transaction return data, an ...


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Nigel Seth Smith, Cameron Bates, Samson Lim, William van Rassel, Robert Yoneda, Keith Lucas: Communication of individual messages to subscribers in a subscription television system. Scientific Atlanta, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, May 9, 1989: US04829569 (359 worldwide citation)

A subscription television system in which individual decoders are enabled to receive individually addressed messages is disclosed. The composite signal, including video and teletext, also comprises addressed packets, which are detected by decoders and which indicate that a message addressed to a par ...


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Anthony John Wasilewski, Douglas F Woodhead, Gary Lee Logston: Method and apparatus for providing conditional access in connection-oriented, interactive networks with a multiplicity of service providers. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Kelly A Gardner, Hubert J Barnhardt III, February 9, 1999: US05870474 (357 worldwide citation)

A control system provides secure transmission of programs, including at least one of video, audio, and data, between a service provider and a customer's set top unit over a digital network. Program bearing data packets are recieved in a first network protocol over a first data link and removed from ...


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Nigel Seth Smith, Cameron Bates, Samson Lim, William van Rassel, Robert Yoneda, Keith Lucas: Communications format for a subscription television system permitting transmission of individual text messages to subscribers. Scientific Atlanta, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, December 26, 1989: US04890321 (355 worldwide citation)

A subscription television system in which individual decoders are enabled to receive individually addressed messages is disclosed. The composite signal, including video and teletext, also comprises addressed packets which are detected by decoders and which indicate that a message addressed to a part ...


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Jay C McMullan Jr: Method and apparatus for generating and collecting viewing statistics for remote terminals in a cable television system. Scientific Atlanta, William A Marvin, Frederick W Powers III, October 5, 1993: US05251324 (333 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for generating and collecting viewing statistics in a cable television system is provided. For example, data relating to television channels being viewed at remote terminals may be generated by each remote terminal and then collected by a system manager. A system manager trans ...



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