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Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding, Neilesh R Patel, Timothy W Simerly, Luis A Rovira, Xin Li: Method and apparatus for implementing a user interface for a videophone in a cable television network. Scientific Atlanta, Kenneth M Massaroni, Hubert J Barnhardt III, Kelly A Gardner, December 7, 1999: US05999207 (171 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface for a videophone in a cable television system allows the user to access the videophone functionalities with an input control device and a television monitor. The user can place a call, receive a call and store/access/call addresses using a remote in conjunction with the gr ...


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Dean F Jerding, John M Schlarb, Arturo A Rodriguez: System and method for providing a plurality of programming services in a television system. Scientific Atlanta, September 14, 2004: US06792616 (130 worldwide citation)

A system and method of providing for displaying a full service cable television system. The cable television system is adapted to provide a plurality of different user services. Accordingly, the system and method are designed to allow a user to access services in an efficient memory conserving fashi ...


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Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding: Systems and methods for adaptive scheduling and dynamic bandwidth resource allocation management in a digital broadband delivery system. Scientific Atlanta, January 10, 2006: US06986156 (122 worldwide citation)

A technique for allocating bandwidth in a digital broadband delivery system (DBDS) using a bandwidth allocation manager to dynamically assign a content delivery mode to a plurality of digital transmission channels based on an allocation criteria received from a subscriber is disclosed herein. The ba ...


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Dean F Jerding: Service navigation systems and methods. Scientific Atlanta, Hubert J Barnhardt III, Kenneth M Massaroni, Shelley L Couturier, October 8, 2002: US06463586 (103 worldwide citation)

A terminal that facilitates efficient, flexible and user-friendly navigation of a plurality of program services provided by an associated television network. The terminal may be embodied in a home communication terminal (HCT) or other suitable device externally connected to a television or monitor, ...


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Dean F Jerding, Robert O Banker, Sashi Goel, Arturo A Rodriguez, Timothy H Addington, Valerie Grew Gutknecht, Bindu Crandall, Robert T Van Orden: Video on demand system with parameter-controlled bandwidth deallocation. Scientific Atlanta, March 7, 2006: US07010801 (97 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for an interactive media services system to provide media to a user through an interactive media services client device. The client device is coupled to a programmable media services server device. The method includes the step of implementing an interactive me ...


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Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding, Robert O Banker: Apparatuses and methods to enable the simultaneous viewing of multiple television channels and electronic program guide content. Scientific Atlanta, May 13, 2008: US07373650 (92 worldwide citation)

A Digital Home Communication Terminal (DHCT) including a plurality of tuners, each of which can select one of a plurality of transmission channels provided by a Digital Broadband Delivery System (DBDS). The multiple tuners enable the DHCT to tune to a plurality of downstream media and data transmiss ...


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Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding, Robert O Banker: Synchronized video-on-demand supplemental commentary. Scientific Atlanta, April 3, 2007: US07200857 (69 worldwide citation)

A method for providing media to a user via an interactive media services client device coupled to a programmable media services server device includes receiving user input requesting on-screen comments to be provided with a media presentation and providing the user with a media presentation along wi ...


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Arturo A Rodriguez, Robert O Banker, Dean F Jerding: Media-on-demand catalog viewing preference system. Scientific Atlanta, December 20, 2005: US06978310 (61 worldwide citation)

The invention can be viewed as a system for providing media information to a user via an interactive media services client device coupled to a programmable television services server device. A method of the preferred embodiment of the present invention includes receiving user input and excluding one ...


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Arturo A Rodriguez, Dean F Jerding: System and method for reminders of upcoming rentable media offerings. Scientific Atlanta, December 12, 2006: US07150031 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention can be viewed as a system for providing media information to a user via an interactive media services client device coupled to a programmable media services server device. A method of the preferred embodiment of the present invention includes adding a media title to a media title list ...


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Dean F Jerding, Robert O Banker, Arturo A Rodriguez: Reduced screen control system for interactive program guide. Scientific Atlanta, November 9, 2004: US06817028 (53 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for browsing and viewing television programs while viewing a television program guide. In other words, a user is able to remain inside the program guide while viewing various television programs. In another aspect, a server system operator is provided an interface with flexib ...



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