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Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik, John C Batten: Method and system for providing targeted advertisements. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, April 6, 2004: US06718551 (664 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing targeted advertisements over a networked media delivery system, especially interactive television networks, the system comprising tracking and storing viewer selections, analyzing the selections, and delivering targeted advertisements that appeal to the particular s ...


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Edward Rowland Grauch, John Christopher Batten, Fred Thomas Danner III, Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik: Method and system for tracking network use. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Bambi F Walters, Walters & Zimmerman, January 3, 2006: US06983478 (290 worldwide citation)

An interactive media delivery system enables interactive media programming to a multimedia device and also tracks a subscriber's use of the multimedia device. For example, the device tracks events, such as a change in programming, a change in channel selection, and/or the subscriber's interaction wi ...


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Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik, John C Batten: Method and system for providing interactive media VCR control. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, August 19, 2003: US06609253 (245 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing flexible subscriber VCR control of an interactive media system that limits the consumption of bandwidth capacity, the method comprising establishing a viewing time window during which a subscriber can watch an ordered program, enabling the subscriber to freely pause ...


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George A Durden, John R Stefanik: Methods and systems for controlling consumer electronics external devices via data delivered to a device. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman PLLC, Geoff Sutcliffe, Todd Mitchem, November 21, 2006: US07140033 (74 worldwide citation)

This document discloses systems and methods for enabling viewers to control and manage programming and to control external consumer electronic devices through the use of a STB or other device. This invention provides command information that is embedded into an EPG signal and transmitted from a head ...


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George A Durden, John R Stefanik, Scott R Swix: Systems and methods for controlling and managing programming content and portions thereof. AT&T Delaware Intellectual Property, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, May 27, 2008: US07380258 (52 worldwide citation)

This document discloses systems and methods for enabling viewers to control and manage the presentation of programs based on specified types of rating categories and content attributes that the viewer desires not to be presented. The invention provides program data corresponding to each program. The ...


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Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik, John C Batten: Methods and systems for providing targeted content. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, March 6, 2012: US08132202 (28 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing targeted advertisements over a networked media delivery system, especially interactive television networks, the system comprising tracking and storing viewer selections, analyzing the selections, and delivering targeted advertisements that appeal to the particular s ...


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John R Stefanik: Remote control device with directional mode indicator. Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Geoff Sutcliffe, Todd Mitchem, Walters & Zimmerman, June 15, 2004: US06750801 (25 worldwide citation)

A remote control device including a processor and a motion detector in communication with the processor. The device also includes at least one input device in communication with the processor and a directional mode indicator in communication with the processor, the directional mode indicator for ind ...


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John R Stefanik: Remote control device with directional mode indicator. Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman PLLC, Geoff Sutcliffe, Todd Mitchem, January 23, 2007: US07167122 (18 worldwide citation)

A remote control device including a processor and a motion detector in communication with the processor. The device also includes at least one in put device in communication with the processor and a directional mode indicator in communication with the processor, the directional mode indicator for in ...


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John R Stefanik: Remote control device with illumination. BellSouth Intellectual Property, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, June 7, 2005: US06903655 (12 worldwide citation)

A remote control device including a housing, a processor located in the housing, and a motion detector in communication with the processor. The device also includes at least one input device in communication with the processor and a light source attached to a top side of the housing and in communica ...


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John R Stefanik, George A Durden: Remote control device with smart card capability. Bellsouth Intellectual Property, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, September 20, 2005: US06946970 (7 worldwide citation)

A remote control device including a processor, a transmitter in communication with the processor, a receiver in communication with the processor, and a smart card reader/writer in communication with the processor.