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Ronald Alexander, Stephen Dias, Kenneth S Hancock, Elsie Y Leung, Douglas Macrae, Arthur Y Ng, Shawn O&apos Neil, Peter Christopher Schoaff, Jonathon Sutton, Thomas Edward Ward III, Thomas Westberg, Henry C Yuen: Systems and methods for displaying and recording control interface with television programs, video, advertising information and program scheduling information. Index Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, January 23, 2001: US06177931 (1911 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improvement over previous Electronic Programming Guides (“EPG”) in that it provides, among other things: Improved viewer interaction capabilities with the EPG; improved viewer control of video recording of future-scheduled programming; improved features to the EPG display ...


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Douglas Macrae, Henry Yuen: Method and system for displaying targeted advertisements in an electronic program guide. Index Systems, Brian E Mack, Ropes & Gray, February 5, 2008: US07328450 (142 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improvement over previous Electronic Programming Guides (“EPG”) in that it provides, among other things: Improved viewer interaction capabilities with the EPG; improved viewer control of video recording of future-scheduled programming; improved features to the EPG display ...


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Kenneth Hancock, Thomas Ward, Douglas Macrae, Jacques Hugon: V-Chip plus+in-guide user interface apparatus and method for programmable blocking of television and other viewable programming, such as for parental control of a television receiver. Index Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, March 2, 2004: US06701523 (132 worldwide citation)

A system for restricting access to television programs comprising an input for accepting cursor movement and selection commands. The system includes a display that depicts a two dimensional matrix composed of rows and columns of tiles, wherein either the rows of tiles or the columns of tiles corresp ...


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Kenneth Hancock, Thomas Ward, Douglas Macrae, Jacques Hugon: V-Chip plus +: in-guide user interface apparatus and method for programmable blocking of television and other viewable programming, such as for parental control of a television receiver. Alexander Shvarts, Fish & Neave, July 1, 2004: US20040128681-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for restricting access to television programs comprising an input for accepting cursor movement and selection commands. In one embodiment, the system displays a list of television viewers to be selected to limit their television program viewing based on a selecting blocking criterion. The s ...


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Douglas Macrae, Thomas Westberg, John O Keefe: System and method for generating targeted newsletters. 38 Studios, Rajesh Vallabh, Foley Hoag, March 20, 2012: US08137197

A system and a method of providing a targeted newsletter is provided. The method includes monitoring a game while a game player plays the game on a game computer, collecting game related information, uploading the game related information to a remote server, generating a newsletter on the remote ser ...


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Brian L Klosterman, Douglas Macrae, Jacque Hugon: Systems and methods for replacing television signals. Starsight Telecast, feng xun, November 22, 2000: CN98809945

The present invention provides methods and systems to substitute alternative video and/or audio signals and/or graphics and/or text to be displayed on the viewer's television display monitor for the video and/or audio signals that would otherwise be displayed according to the channel to which the vi ...


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Douglas Macrae, Henry Yuen: Method and system for displaying targeted advertisements in an electronic program guide. Index Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, November 6, 2003: US20030208756-A1

The present invention is an improvement over previous Electronic Programming Guides (“EPG”) in that it provides, among other things: Improved viewer interaction capabilities with the EPG; improved viewer control of video recording of future-scheduled programming; improved features to the EPG display ...


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Thomas E Westberg, Douglas Macrae, Klaus Renner, Shawn P O Neil: Interactive television systems having POD modules and methods for use in the same. Fish & Neave Ip Group, Ropes & Gray, July 7, 2005: US20050147247-A1

The present invention relates to television systems and methods, and more particularly, to interactive television systems having user equipment that includes a point of deployment (“POD”) host device and POD modules for use in conjunction with the POD host device. The interactive televisions systems ...


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Douglas Macrae, Thomas Westberg, John O Keefe: System and Method for Generating Targeted Newsletters. Christie Parker & Hale, January 3, 2008: US20080004122-A1

A system and a method of providing a targeted newsletter is provided. The method includes monitoring a game while a game player plays the game on a game computer, collecting game related information, uploading the game related information to a remote server, generating a newsletter on the remote ser ...