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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler employing a predictive agent for use in a television receiver. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, February 2, 1999: US05867226 (295 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching for specific television programs which satisfy certain criteria concerning a user's ...


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Kenneth Wayne Maze, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler apparatus employing a gopher agent. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Frank Y Liao, April 10, 2001: US06216264 (232 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching the listing for specific user-entered information, and upon successful conclusion t ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer: System and method for customizing program guide information to include reminder item or local identifier. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shedd, Frank Y Liao, January 2, 2001: US06169543 (222 worldwide citation)

An interface and a method for customizing program guide information containing program descriptions is provided. The program guide information is downloaded and stored in a memory, preferably in a generic manner. A menu is generated based on the program guide information. The menu includes program i ...


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Laurent Chapuis, Nathalie Gonzales: Process for selecting programes, especially television programes and device and graphical interface implementing this process. Thomson multimedia, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, February 8, 2000: US06023267 (175 worldwide citation)

A process for selecting events, especially television programs and device and graphical interface implementing this process, including a transmission of service information. According to this process, at least two one-dimensional parallel lists of items are displayed, the first list of items (3) con ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer: Accessing control method for identifying a recording medium in a jukebox. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, March 7, 2000: US06034925 (143 worldwide citation)

A controller and media-reader are used to identify various physical or logical characteristics of data stored on a pre-recorded medium. These characteristics may include, e.g., the kind of medium, the kind of data, the way the data is segmented or separated, the size of any data segments, the total ...


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Daniel Richard Schneidewend, Aaron Hal Dinwiddie: System and method for displaying major and minor channel numbers. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Frank Y Liao, June 19, 2001: US06249320 (125 worldwide citation)

In a video processing system and method, individual program channels are allocated first and second identification numbers. The first identification number is associated with an information provider. The second identification number is used in identifying a broadcast sub-channel from among a group o ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer: Method and apparatus for programming a jukebox with information related to content on media contained therein. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, February 29, 2000: US06031795 (76 worldwide citation)

A selection or display feature of a jukebox containing a plurality of storage media, such as CDs, is automatically programmed by determining a content-related profile of information stored on a medium and, utilizing the profile, retrieving content-descriptive information and utilizing the content-de ...


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Hugh Boyd Morrison: HD to SD guide converter for electronic television schedule system. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, May 4, 1999: US05900915 (70 worldwide citation)

An Electronic Program Guide (EPG) system is disclosed which accommodates a mix of high definition television (HDTV) and standard definition television (SDTV) EPG display formats. Viewers can toggle from cell to cell of an EPG display using a navigation system such as a remote control highlighting pr ...


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Blaine Edward Ramey, John Justin Caffrey, Mingheng Wang: Unified directory for caller ID and electronic mail addresses. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Frank Y Liao, October 2, 2001: US06298128 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and system for message communications in different media. A first message is received via a first communications medium. First address information associated with the first communications medium is extracting from the first communications medium. Second address information associated with a ...


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William Adamson Lagoni, Robert Lawrence O Brien, Dennis Ronald McCarthy: Television receiver having a user-editable telephone system caller-ID feature. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shed, Frank Y Liao, October 31, 2000: US06141058 (40 worldwide citation)

A television receiver includes telephone network interface circuitry which allows the receiver to receive and process Caller-ID signals for display during the ringing period of the telephone set. The television receiver also includes circuitry which allows a list of priority callers to be entered. I ...



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