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Stephen R McClellan, Eric B Miller: Operating system for interactive television system set top box utilizing dynamic system upgrades. Microware Systems Corporation, Henderson & Sturm, April 8, 1997: US05619250 (181 worldwide citation)

A set top box for digital audio/video interactive decoding in an interactive television system is disclosed. The set top box includes means for connecting to an interactive television system as well as means for connecting to a television set. The set top box includes a CPU on which is run a real ti ...


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Curtis A Schwaderer, Eric B Miller, Brent A Thompson: Operating system and network independent application program interface for use in an intelligent communication device. Daniel A Rosenberg, Kent A Herink, Davis Brown Law Firm, May 21, 2002: US06393496 (17 worldwide citation)

An application interface for an intelligent communication device. The intelligent communication device is connected to a network with at least one server connected thereto. The intelligent communication device includes an operating system. The application interface allows for application program to ...


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Patrick Ladd, Aaron James Kamienski, George W Sarosi, Eric B Miller: Methods and apparatus for display element management in an information network. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, December 15, 2015: US09213538 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing display elements such as GUI windows in a client device (e.g., consumer premises equipment in a cable network) running multiple related or unrelated applications. In one embodiment, an improved window management entity is provided within the device with which HAVi- ...


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Eric B Miller, Charles F Newby: Interactive television application distribution, control, and communication system and methods. Gazdzinski & Associates, November 8, 2007: US20070261090-A1

Apparatus and methods for implementing the distribution of multiple content-related (e.g., interactive television or “iTV”) applications to geographically separated information receivers of differing capabilities. In one embodiment, the (iTV) application is independently selected, loaded, and execut ...