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Daniel J Zigmond, Phillip Y Goldman: Techniques for intelligent video ad insertion. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger, February 24, 2004: US06698020 (874 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting and inserting advertisements into a video programming feed at the household level. An advertisement insertion device in a home entertainment system receives a plurality of advertisements from an advertisement source. The advertisement insertion device selects one of ...


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Lee S Mighdoll, Bruce A Leak, Stephen G Perlman, Phillip Y Goldman: Method of transcoding documents in a network environment using a proxy server. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger Seeley, June 29, 1999: US05918013 (244 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a document to a client coupled to a server is provided. The server provides a number of Internet services to the client, including functioning as a caching proxy on behalf of the client for purposes of accessing the World Wide Web. The proxying server includes a persistent docu ...


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Joe F Britt Jr, Andrew T McFadden, Phillip Y Goldman, Bruce A Leak: Remote upgrade of software over a network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 17, 1999: US05940074 (172 worldwide citation)

A World Wide Web browser software is implemented in a processing system housed in a set-top box connected to a television and communicating over a wide-area network with one or more servers. The browser software allows a user to navigate using a remote control through World-Wide Web pages in which a ...


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Christopher M White, Phillip Y Goldman, David R Anderson, Keith R Ohlfs, Bruce A Leak: Web browser allowing navigation between hypertext objects using remote control. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger Seeley, March 7, 2000: US06034689 (158 worldwide citation)

Browser software implemented in a set-top box as part of a client system communicating over the Internet with one or more servers allows a user to navigate using a remote control through World-Wide Web pages in which a plurality of hypertext anchors are displayed on a television. A user input entere ...


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Lee S Mighdoll, Bruce A Leak, Stephen G Perlman, Phillip Y Goldman: Method of using electronic tickets containing privileges for improved security. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, October 30, 2001: US06311207 (146 worldwide citation)

A server system provides a client system with a number of on-line services including a log-in service. Once the server receives a request from the user for initiating access to the server, the log-in service accesses a user database for information including access privileges of the authorized user ...


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Stephen G Perlman, Phillip Y Goldman: Method and apparatus for managing communications between a client and a server in a network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger Seeley, April 20, 1999: US05896444 (138 worldwide citation)

A client is coupled to a modem pool and a server by a communication link in a wide area network. The client allows a user to browse the World Wide Web in response to user inputs entered entirely from a remote control device using a television set as a display device. The communication link to the cl ...


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Phillip Y Goldman, Michael A Killianey, Daniel J Zigmond: System and method of inserting advertisements into an information retrieval system display. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, May 23, 2006: US07051351 (131 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for selecting and inserting advertisements in an information document displayed to a user, wherein the selection is based at least in part on television programming viewed by the user. The systems and methods may be implemented using the Internet or another information retrieval ...


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Lee S Mighdoll, Bruce A Leak, Stephen G Perlman, Phillip Y Goldman: Method for reducing delivery latency of an image or other secondary information associated with a file. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, June 6, 2000: US06073168 (127 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a document to a client coupled to a server is provided. The server provides a number of Internet services to the client, including functioning as a caching proxy on behalf of the client for purposes of accessing the World Wide Web. The proxying server includes a persistent docu ...


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Chris M White, Timo Bruck, Lee Mighdoll, Phillip Y Goldman: Video on demand methods and systems. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, October 12, 2004: US06804825 (101 worldwide citation)

An entertainment head-end provides broadcast programming, video-on demand services, and HTML-based interactive programming through a distribution network to client terminals in subscribers' homes. A number of different features are provided, including novel user interfaces, enhanced video-on-de ...


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Lee S Mighdoll, Bruce A Leak, Stephen G Perlman, Phillip Y Goldman: Method for downloading a web page to a client for efficient display on a television screen. WEBTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, October 30, 2001: US06311197 (97 worldwide citation)

An improved method of providing a document to a client coupled to a server. The server provides a number of Internet services to the client, including functioning as a caching proxy on behalf of the client for purposes of accessing the World Wide Web. The proxying server retrieves from a remote serv ...



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