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Karen Bedard: Method and apparatus for creating a television viewer profile. Hyundai Electronics America, Pennie & Edmonds, September 1, 1998: US05801747 (565 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring television viewing activity to determine preferred categories of programming and preferred channels of a viewer. To facilitate viewer access to preferred programming, the display of an electronic program guide may be configured in accordance with t ...


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Howard Look, Robert Vallone, David Avraham Brown, Karen Bedard, Wijnand Van Stam, Ain McKendrick: Television viewer interface system. Tivo, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, June 29, 2004: US06757906 (339 worldwide citation)

A television viewer interface system provides a viewer interface that allows the viewer to access different functions of a system. The invention's construct allows items called video loopsets to be stored on a storage device and displays single or multiple video loopsets in the background area ...


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Karen Bedard: Electronic program guide with enhanced presentation. Hyundai Electronics America, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 11, 1998: US05793438 (332 worldwide citation)

An intuitively operated Electronic Program Guide (EPG) which presents program guide information in table form at two levels of resolution. Schedule information is presented in icon form over a long time window while textual information is presented for a viewer-selected time slot. The selected time ...


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David Avraham Brown, Howard Look, Robert Vallone, Kyrie Robinson, Ann Sydeman, Karen Bedard: Multimedia program bookmarking system. TiVo, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, March 15, 2005: US06868225 (164 worldwide citation)

A multimedia program bookmarking system provides a bookmark function that allows the user to bookmark a program where he left off. The invention records the frame of the program where the user stopped when the user commands the system to do so. Alternatively, the invention automatically bookmarks th ...


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Karen Bedard: Bookmarking television program and channel selections. Hyundai Electronics America, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 8, 1998: US05805235 (162 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a method and apparatus which is coupled to broadcast signals, such as television signals, and a television set for displaying broadcast programs and channels. The apparatus displays broadcast programs on selected channels to a viewer, marks one or more of the progr ...


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Howard Look, Robert Vallone, David Avraham Brown, Karen Bedard, Wijnand Van Stam, Ain McKendrick: Television viewer interface system. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong Becker Bingham Wong, July 10, 2012: US08220021 (54 worldwide citation)

A television viewer interface system provides a viewer interface that allows the viewer to access different functions of a system. A highlight bar is responsive to the user's commands and is used to indicate the current menu item that can be selected by the user. Information is presented in a succes ...


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Howard Look, Robert Vallone, David Avraham Brown, Karen Bedard, Wijnand Van Stam, Ain McKendrick: Television viewer interface system. TiVo, Wong & Rees, August 18, 2015: US09113218 (2 worldwide citation)

A television viewer interface system provides a viewer interface that allows the viewer to access different functions of a system. A highlight bar is responsive to the user's commands and is used to indicate the current menu item that can be selected by the user. Information is presented in a succes ...


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James M Barton, Brian Beach, Howard Look, Karen Bedard: Data storage management and scheduling system. TiVo Solutions, Ropes & Gray, June 6, 2017: US09674577 (1 worldwide citation)

A data storage management and scheduling system schedules the recording, storing, and deleting of television and Web page program material on a client system storage medium. The invention accepts as input a prioritized list of program viewing preferences which is compared with a database of program ...


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Howard Look, Robert Vallone, David Avraham Brown, Karen Bedard, Wijnand Van Stam, Ain McKendrick: Television viewer interface system. TiVo, Wong & Rees, August 18, 2015: US09113219 (1 worldwide citation)

A television viewer interface system provides a viewer interface that allows the viewer to access different functions of a system. A highlight bar is responsive to the user's commands and is used to indicate the current menu item that can be selected by the user. Information is presented in a succes ...


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Howard Look, Robert Vallone, David Avraham Brown, Karen Bedard, Wijnand Van Stam, Ain McKendrick: Television viewer interface system. TiVo Solutions, Ropes & Gray, June 20, 2017: US09686591 (1 worldwide citation)

A television viewer interface system provides a viewer interface that allows the viewer to access different functions of a system. A highlight bar is responsive to the user's commands and is used to indicate the current menu item that can be selected by the user. Information is presented in a succes ...