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Bruce Davis, Michael Dean Ellis, Edward Bruce Knudson, William L Thomas: Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with pop-up hints. Weil Gotshal & Manges, October 13, 1998: US05822123 (515 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system which includes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Bruce Davis, Edward Bruce Knudson, Larry Miller: Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, August 14, 2001: US06275268 (324 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system with product ordering capability which includes a data processor for receiving program schedule information for a plurality of programs, and a user control apparatus, such as a remote controller, for generating user control commands and transmitting signals to t ...


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David Beryl Lazarus, Michael Dean Ellis: Intelligent electronic program guide memory management system and method. Weil Gotshal & Manges, July 29, 1997: US05652613 (272 worldwide citation)

A television electronic program guide intelligent memory management system and method automatically deletes the least valuable stored program information at that moment as free memory space is needed by the system. In advance of a program schedule update, the system executes a two-level memory "hous ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Barry L Smith, Constance J Borges, Rose A Reynolds, Dennis Tenney: Electronic program guide schedule localization system and method. News America Publications, Telecommunications of Colorado, Weil Gotshal & Manges, June 2, 1998: US05760821 (265 worldwide citation)

A system and method for localizing an aggregated electronic program guide (EPG) schedule covering a plurality of service environments includes an information filter located at the subscriber's set-top box conditioned to recognize which schedule information is relevant to the viewer's service environ ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Bruce Davis, Edward Bruce Knudson: Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature. News America Publications, Telecommunications of Colorado, Weil Gotshal & Manges, November 16, 1999: US05986650 (235 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system which utilizes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Bruce Davis, Edward Bruce Knudson, Larry Miller: Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, March 12, 2002: US06357043 (211 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system with product ordering capability which includes a data processor for receiving program schedule information for a plurality of programs, and a user control apparatus, such as a remote controller, for generating user control commands and transmitting signals to t ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Bruce Davis, Edward Bruce Knudson, Larry Miller: Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, August 3, 2004: US06771317 (121 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system with product ordering capability which includes a data processor for receiving program schedule information for a plurality of programs, and a user control apparatus, such as a remote controller, for generating user control commands and transmitting signals to t ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, Bruce Davis, Edward Bruce Knudson: Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, October 22, 2002: US06470497 (90 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system which utilizes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores ...


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Bruce Davis, Michael Dean Ellis, Edward Bruce Knudson: Improved electronic television program guide schedule system and method with pop-up hints. News America Publications, feng xun, July 21, 1999: CN97195823

An electronic program schedule system which includes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores ...


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Michael Dean Ellis, David Beryl Lazarus: Compression of an electronic programming guide. Colorado Telecommunication Co, fan benguo, September 16, 1998: CN96194480

Television programming information comprising an electronic programming guide is compressed by more than fifty percent, and decompressed in environments with only moderate processing power and storage space. The coding scheme of the present invention is based on Huffman coding of characters comprisi ...