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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Omi Chandiramani: Programming tool for home networks with an HTML page for a plurality of home devices. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, January 30, 2001: US06182094 (483 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating a program guide for a home network having at least one multi-media device connected thereto is provided. According to the method, multi-media material associated with a first home device is identified. An HTML page is generated, based on the identified multi-media ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Robert M Wolff: Browser based command and control home network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, September 11, 2001: US06288716 (361 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices is provided. A first home device capable of displaying user interface data is connected to a home network. A second home device stores user interface data that defines a user interface for commanding and controlling the second h ...


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Richard Humpleman, Dongyan Wang: Method and system for device to device command and control in a network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, October 15, 2002: US06466971 (287 worldwide citation)

Method and system for command and control among a plurality of devices via a network by: connecting a first device to the network; connecting a second device to the network, where the second device stores application interface description data in a structured format for commanding and controlling th ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Omi Chandiramani: Home network, browser based, command and control. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, March 6, 2001: US06198479 (228 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices on a home network to perform a service is provided. According to the method, a client device that is capable of displaying a user interface is connected to a home network. A software agent is executed on the client device to cau ...


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Richard Humpleman: Home multimedia network architecture. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello Esq, December 21, 1999: US06005861 (208 worldwide citation)

A home network architecture has an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface units that are coupled to an external network and to the internal network. The network interface units perform the necessa ...


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Steve Blonstein, Jack Chaney, Fai To Leung: Graphical user interface for establishing installation location for satellite based television system. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, September 21, 1999: US05955988 (179 worldwide citation)

A TV graphical user interface (GUI) is provided to enable a user to input antenna location information required for setting up a dish antenna. When the TV GUI is set in a dish set-up mode, the user may activate a U.S. map button to display a map of the United States or another area on the earth's su ...


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Steve Blonstein, Jack Chaney, Donald Gillespie, Eric Wood: Multi-layered television graphical user interface. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, January 18, 2000: US06016144 (177 worldwide citation)

A TV graphical user interface (GUI) is provided to produce a multi-layered graphical presentation. The TV GUI operates in a channel changer mode to enable a user to tune to a required TV channel, and in a program guide mode to show TV program information. A memory for storing graphics data is capabl ...


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Steve Blonstein, Jack Chaney, Michael Deacon, Kiet Khauv: TV graphical user interface for providing user access to preset time periods of TV program information. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman & Sherman Sherman Esq, March 14, 2000: US06037933 (163 worldwide citation)

A TV GUI is provided to display a program guide that contains information on TV programming for a time period of predetermined duration. The program guide has a time scroll bar that enables a user to scroll a TV program schedule back and forward in time within the selected time period. When the user ...


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Richard James Humpleman, G Kevin Harms, Michael S Deacon, Robert M Wolff: Browser based command and control home network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, August 5, 2003: US06603488 (147 worldwide citation)

A method and system for commanding and controlling diverse home devices is provided. A first home device capable of displaying user interface data is connected to a home network. A second home device stores user interface data that defines a user interface for commanding and controlling the second h ...


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Richard Humpleman: Set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Jeffrey P Aiello, Sherman & Sherman, December 10, 2002: US06493874 (136 worldwide citation)

A set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement is connected to an internal digital network interconnecting devices in the home. The digital network operates on a single, nomodulated, baseband channel. Entertainment services are introduced into the network through network interface unit ...



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