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William J McKenna, Kenneth W Silvers, Rand B Nickerson, Russell J Welsh, Harold R Walker, Joseph A Cullity, Bohdan Stryzak: Television and market research data collection system and method. Control Data Corporation, Irell & Manella, March 28, 1989: US04816904 (408 worldwide citation)

A data gathering system includes a plurality of remote units which are controlled from a central location. Each of the remote units is attached to a television receiver which is generally but not necessarily attached to a cable system. Each of the remote units can function to determine which of seve ...


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William J McKenna, Kenneth W Silvers, Rand B Nickerson, Russell J Welsh, Harold R Walker, Joseph A Cullity, Bohdan Stryzak: Television and market research data collection system and method. CTBA Associates, Sherman O Parrett, October 8, 1985: US04546382 (375 worldwide citation)

A data gathering system includes a plurality of remote units which are controlled from a central location. Each of the remote units is attached to a television receiver which is generally but not necessarily attached to a cable system. Each of the remote units functions to determine which of several ...


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Rand B Nickerson, Russell J Welsh: Television viewer data collection system. CTBA Associates, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 21, 1986: US04566030 (317 worldwide citation)

A data storage and transmission system is provided for accumulating and transmitting data from a plurality of remote T.V. panelist locations to a central location. Each remote unit includes a microprocessor, a control memory, and a data store memory. The control memory stores control information for ...


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Rand B Nickerson: Real-time wireless audience response system. Viewfacts, Faegre & Benson, July 6, 1993: US05226177 (275 worldwide citation)

A system for collecting data from a plurality of respondents having a central portion with a central processor and a base station and a remote portion with a plurality of wireless response units for respondents to be prompted to enter response data to a visually perceptible display which may be show ...


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William J McKenna, Kenneth W Silvers, Rand B Nickerson, Russell J Welsh, Harold R Walker, Joseph A Cullity, Bohdan Stryzak: Television and market research data collection system and method. CTBA Associates, Irell & Manella, April 14, 1987: US04658290 (245 worldwide citation)

A data gathering system includes a plurality of remote units which are controlled from a central location. Each of the remote units is attached to a television receiver which is generally but not necessarily attached to a cable system. Each of the remote units can function to determine which of seve ...


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Rand B Nickerson, Mark A Treschl, Kathryn L Kidd, Matthew J Crofoot: Web site response measurement tool. OpinionLab, Baker Botts L, July 16, 2002: US06421724 (68 worldwide citation)

A web site response measurement tool is provided for collecting user reaction to a web site on a page-by-page basis and for providing online self-serve topographical linked reports displaying the collected data. Additional diagnostic information can be collected as well as user demographic informati ...


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Rand B Nickerson, Mark A Treschl, Kathryn L Kidd, Matthew J Crofoot, A Gregory Samata, David E Mason: System and method for reporting to a website owner user reactions to particular web pages of a website. OpinionLab, Baker Botts L, August 1, 2006: US07085820 (42 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for reporting to a website owner (12) user reactions to one or more particular web pages (28) of a website (26) includes a database (36) containing user reaction information for each page (28). The user reaction information for a particular page (28) reflects the subjective user reacti ...


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Rand B Nickerson, Mark A Treschl, Jay S Rudman, Mark D Krebs: Receiving and reporting page-specific user feedback concerning one or more particular web pages of a website. OpinionLab, Baker Botts L, May 6, 2008: US07370285 (38 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method for receiving page-specific user feedback concerning a particular web page of a website includes using a comment icon viewable on the page to solicit one or more page-specific open-ended comments concerning the page from a user. The method includes using software associat ...


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Rand B Nickerson, Mark A Treschl, Kathryn L Kidd, Matthew J Crofoot, A Gregory Samata, David E Mason: Collecting a user response to an explicit question specifically concerning a particular web page of a website. OpinionLab, Baker Botts L, August 9, 2005: US06928392 (23 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a system is provided for collecting a user response to an explicit question specifically concerning a particular web page of a website. An icon viewable on the particular web page the explicit question specifically concerns is operable to present the explicit question specifically ...