Jurgen F Rosengren, Ronald W Saeijs, Joanne H Westerink, Michiel J van der Korst, Guy J Roberts: Arrangement and method for transmitting and receiving mosaic video signals including sub-pictures for easy selection of a program to be viewed. U S Philips Corporation, Laurie E Gathman, May 27, 1997: US05633683 (155 worldwide citation)

MPEG2-based transmission systems transmit a large number of digital television programs in a single physical channel. Disclosed herein is a "Channel Navigation System" which allows a user to get an overview of the digital programs provided, and to easily select a desired program. The method of the i ...

Jan van Ee, Paul S Moore, Guy J Roberts: GUI of remote control facilitates user-friendly editing of macros. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 27, 2001: US06208341 (129 worldwide citation)

A remote control device for a home theater has a macro creation/editing mode with authoring tools on the remote's GUI. One of the editing tools lets the user move a selected macro step visibly up or down the list of steps on the GUI.

Paulus C Neervoort, Guy J Roberts, Michael Heesemans, Sung H Kim, Edwin P G Van Vianen: Method for operating an audio/video set as based on hierarchical menuing of selectable bulletized and stringed items and an audio/video set arranged for practicing the method. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gregory L Thorne, March 2, 2004: US06701525 (24 worldwide citation)

An audio/video set is operated with hierarchical menus. It displays a menu string of first items in a first coordinate direction on the screen and detects a user selecting an item thereamong. Upon so detecting, the set displays a menu string of second items in a coordinate direction transverse to th ...

Bernardus H M Vaske, Joanne H D M Westerink, Michiel J van der Korst, Guy J Roberts: Display device. U S Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, November 2, 1999: US05978042 (11 worldwide citation)

In a display device equipped with a picture-in-picture function, during controlling of the picture parameters of the main picture, one or several auxiliary pictures are presented on the screen, each having a certain combination of parameter settings. These may be preprogrammed, defined by a user, or ...

Jan Van Ee, Paul S Moore, Guy J Roberts: Remote control has animated gui. Us Philips Corporation, Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Corporate Intellectual Property, August 23, 2001: US20010015719-A1

A remote control device for remote control of home theater equipment has a display with a touch screen representing a GUI. User-activation of the GUI causes its appearance to change. The change is effected through animation. Animation is the simulation of movement created by displaying a series of b ...