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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich: Terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, August 25, 1998: US05798785 (712 worldwide citation)

A novel reprogrammable set top terminal for a television program delivery system which suggests programs for viewing is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for reprogramming set top terminals, and selecting and displaying programs to suggest to subscribers for viewing. The inve ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich, Eric C Berkobin: Advanced set top terminal for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, November 23, 1999: US05990927 (548 worldwide citation)

A novel advanced set top terminal capable of digital decompression, menu generation, interactivity and other advanced functional capabilities for use in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for upgrading existing set top terminals to provi ...


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John S Hendricks, Richard E Wunderlich: Operations center with video storage for a television program packaging and delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, February 4, 1997: US05600573 (499 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an operations center that organizes and packages television programs for transmission in a television delivery system. The center is capable of receiving, storing, packaging and delivering countless programs in various signal formats. The center is a particularly useful inve ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, John P Lappington, Richard E Wunderlich: Digital cable headend for cable television delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, October 28, 1997: US05682195 (364 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides greater capability and flexibility than existing cable headends. Specifically, the invention comprises a modular design for a cable headend and a combiner component for cable headend. The invention is particularly useful in cable television program delivery systems tra ...


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John S Hendricks, Richard E Wunderlich: Network manager for cable television system headends. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, March 13, 2001: US06201536 (284 worldwide citation)

A novel network manager for use with a cable television system headend capable of monitoring and managing headend components and set top terminals in a television delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus that manage and coordinate the reception of various programm ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich: Reprogrammable terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, June 18, 2002: US06408437 (228 worldwide citation)

A novel reprogrammable set top terminal for a television program delivery system which suggests programs for viewing is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for reprogramming set top terminals, and selecting and displaying programs to suggest to subscribers for viewing. The inve ...


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Richard E Wunderlich, James O Farmer: Method and apparatus for providing on demand services in a subscriber system. Antec Corporation, William A Marvin, May 20, 1997: US05631693 (190 worldwide citation)

An on demand services feature for the provision of video, audio, and data services for a subscription system of the CTV type, or the like. The system comprises a headend coupled to a distribution network having a multiplicity of subscribers. Standard service signals forming scheduled program channel ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich: Method and apparatus for interactive program suggestion. Sedna Patent Services, Patterson & Sheridan, March 14, 2006: US07013478 (129 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus suggests programs for viewing by a subscriber. Terminals installed at a subscriber's home and at central locations, such as bookstores, video rental stores and libraries, provide responsive or intelligent search functions to suggest programs for viewing according to a subsc ...


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John S Hendricks, Richard E Wunderlich: Program delivery system for VOD. Sedna Patent Services, Patterson & Sheridan, March 11, 2008: US07343614 (114 worldwide citation)

A novel network manager for use with a cable television system headend capable of monitoring and managing headend components and set top terminals in a television delivery system. The invention relates to methods and apparatus that manage and coordinate the reception of requested video on demand pro ...


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Richard E Wunderlich, James O Farmer: Method and apparatus for digitizing a scrambled analog video signal. ANTEC Corporation, William A Marvin, June 20, 1995: US05426699 (91 worldwide citation)

An on demand services feature for the provision of video, audio, and data services for a subscription system of the CTV type, or the like. The system comprises a headend coupled to a distribution network having a multiplicity of subscribers. Standard service signals forming scheduled program channel ...



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