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Matthew W Dunn, Daniel J Shoff: Interactive entertainment network system and method for customizing operation thereof according to viewer preferences. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 19, 1999: US05861906 (401 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system has a video-on-demand (VOD) application which allows viewers to create their own customized lists of preferred video content programs, such as movies, games, TV shows, and so forth. Viewers are permitted to select criteria for grouping various video conten ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Joseph H Matthews III, Edwin Thorne III: Video control user interface for controlling display of a video. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 15, 1997: US05648824 (392 worldwide citation)

A video control user interface is provided for use in an interactive television system. The video control user interface includes a remote control handset with a multi-purpose, multi-direction actuation pad and a set-top box configured to operate in different modes, including a movie-on-demand mode. ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Seung Yup Chai, Joseph H Matthews III: System for automatic pause/resume of content delivered on a channel in response to switching to and from that channel and resuming so that a portion of the content is repeated. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 24, 1998: US05721829 (381 worldwide citation)

The interactive entertainment network system has a headend connected to multiple user interface units in individual homes via a distribution network. The user interface units are operable in a video-on-demand (VOD) mode to order and receive video content programs from the headend. The VOD mode is ac ...


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Matthew W Dunn: Interactive entertainment network system and method with analog video startup loop for video-on-demand. Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 12, 1998: US05752160 (269 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system supplies previews in an analog format while operating in a video-on-demand (VOD) mode. The previews are displayed instantaneously when a viewer switches to a designated VOD channel. The previews are played in a continuous loop to attract viewers that are s ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Joseph H Matthews III, Edwin Thorne III: Video control user interface for interactive television systems and method for controlling display of a video movie. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes, May 14, 1996: US05517257 (256 worldwide citation)

A video control user interface is provided for use in an interactive television system. The video control user interface includes a remote control handset with a multi-purpose, multi-direction actuation pad and a set-top box configured to operate in different modes, including a movie-on-demand mode. ...


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Matthew W Dunn: Interactive entertainment network system and method for providing short sets of preview video trailers. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 31, 1999: US05945987 (204 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system has a video-on-demand (VOD) application which enables viewers to select criteria for grouping various video content programs (e.g., movies, games, TV shows, etc.) into manageable sets for convenient review. Once grouped, the previews or "trailers" for the ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Daniel J Shoff: Interactive entertainment network system and method for customizing operation thereof according to viewer preferences. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 27, 2003: US06571390 (152 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system has a video-on-demand (VOD) application which allows viewers to create their own customized lists of preferred video content programs, such as movies, games, TV shows, and so forth. Viewers are permitted to select criteria for grouping various video conten ...


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Matthew W Dunn: System for previewing video trailers. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 23, 2003: US06668377 (127 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system has a video-on-demand (VOD) application which enables viewers to select criteria for grouping various video content programs (e.g., movies, games, TV shows, etc.) into manageable sets for convenient review. Once grouped, the previews or “trailers” for the ...


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Matthew W Dunn, Daniel J Shoff: Interactive entertainment network system and method for customizing operation thereof according to viewer preferences. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 10, 2007: US07243364 (81 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment network system has a video-on-demand (VOD) application which allows viewers to create their own customized lists of preferred video content programs, such as movies, games, TV shows, and so forth. Viewers are permitted to select criteria for grouping various video conten ...


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Matthew W Dunn: Adapter for wirelessly interfacing a full-size stand alone keyboard with a handheld computing device. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 7, 1999: US05999996 (46 worldwide citation)

An adapter is provided to interface a full-size keyboard with a handheld computing device. The adapter couples to the serial cable of the keyboard to convert keyboard generated signals to code, such as ASCII code. The adapter has a wireless transmitter (e.g., IR or RF transmitter) to transmit the co ...



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