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James Russo: Stored program pay-per-play. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski, April 8, 1997: US05619247 (666 worldwide citation)

A stored program pay-per-play system includes a high-capacity storage medium facilitating compilation of video, audio or other programs at a subscriber's site. While the recording of such programs may take place at any time preceding playback, billing occurs only when, and if, the subscriber chooses ...


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James Russo: Stored program pay-per-play. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, February 15, 2000: US06025868 (340 worldwide citation)

A stored program pay-per-play system includes a high-capacity storage medium facilitating compilation of video, audio or other programs at a subscriber's site. While the recording of such programs may take place at any time preceding playback, billing occurs only when, and if, the subscriber chooses ...


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Michael R Levine: Schedule display system for video recorder programming. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski P C, October 22, 1996: US05568272 (282 worldwide citation)

A system for programming the automatic operation of a video recorder over an extended time period uses an associated television receiver as a display device for alphanumeric messages to the operator to provide a self-explanatory, interactive programming routine. The video recorder system includes a ...


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Michael R Levine: Schedule display system for video recorder programming. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski, April 16, 1996: US05508815 (266 worldwide citation)

A system for programming the automatic operation of a video recorder over an extended time period uses an associated television receiver as a display device for alphanumeric messages to the operator to provide a self-explanatory, interactive programming routine. The video recorder system includes a ...


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Michael R Levine: VCR programmer. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citowski PC, June 22, 1999: US05915068 (213 worldwide citation)

A system for programming the automatic operation of a video recorder over an extended time period uses an associated television receiver as a display device for alphanumeric messages to the operator to provide a self-explanatory, interactive programming routine. The video recorder system includes a ...


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Michael R Levine: VCR with cable tuner control. Smart VCR Partnership, Krass & Young, June 16, 1992: US05123046 (201 worldwide citation)

A video recorder, adapted to receive descrambled signals from a remotely controllable tuner/descrambler for multi-channel cable or satellite signals for recording or provision to a T.V. receiver, includes a future program memory which may be programmed by an operator to cause the system to record a ...


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Michael R Levine: Telephonically programmable apparatus. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass, May 9, 1995: US05414756 (200 worldwide citation)

To initialize a remote control device for use in a particular installation, initialization parameters are entered relating to the relationship between user input codes and equipment to be controlled. In the preferred embodiment involving video recorder equipment, the initialization procedure concern ...


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Michael R Levine: T.V. viewing and recording system. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass, May 30, 1995: US05420647 (167 worldwide citation)

In a television viewing system, a VCR adapted for use with a source of cable TV, a remotely controllable cable box and a remotely controllable TV receiver provides means to determine all channels tunable by the various tuners, including pay channels. A memory disposed within the VCR stores operative ...


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Michael R Levine: VCR with cable tuner control. Smart VCR Partnership, Krass & Young, March 22, 1994: US05297204 (141 worldwide citation)

A single remote control transmitter can advantageously control three units including a cable tuner/descrambler, a video recorder/player and a television receiver. One of these three units, preferably the video recorder/player, is a master unit. It receives remote control signals from a hand held rem ...


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Michael R Levine: Television system module with remote control code determination. Smart VCR Partnership, Krass & Young, November 15, 1994: US05365282 (140 worldwide citation)

A video recorder, adapted for use in conjunction with a remotely controllable unit associated with television recording and/or viewing, contains a remote-control signal transmitter to transmit control codes to the associated unit, and means to analyze the operation of the associated unit in response ...