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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler employing a predictive agent for use in a television receiver. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Frank Y Liao, February 2, 1999: US05867226 (296 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching for specific television programs which satisfy certain criteria concerning a user's ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Robert Howard Miller: Consumer interface for programming device. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, October 28, 1997: US05682206 (253 worldwide citation)

A television system for receiving a plurality of television programs includes a programming unit for causing the television system to receive and record a particular television show aired on a given channel, at a particular time and date in accordance with schedule data entered by a user. The televi ...


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Kenneth Wayne Maze, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler apparatus employing a gopher agent. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Frank Y Liao, April 10, 2001: US06216264 (235 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching the listing for specific user-entered information, and upon successful conclusion t ...


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Debbie Indira Lewis, Pratish Ratilal Desai, Robert Howard Miller: Digital video apparatus user interface. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Paul P Kiel, May 7, 2002: US06385388 (81 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing information stored on a storage medium, such as a digital video disk, involves accessing information stored on the medium and determining whether information stored on the storage medium includes unrated program information. If so, a user is given the opportunit ...


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Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Robert Joseph Logan: Hierarchical menu graphical user interface. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Joel M Fogelson, December 9, 2003: US06661437 (75 worldwide citation)

A disclosed processing device, including an on-screen User interface display, incorporates a means for generating a display of a plurality of hierarchically ordered menus. The menus include a current menu) and a preceding parent menu showing a selection path from the parent menu to the current menu. ...


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Karl Francis Horlander, Michael Francis Kvintus Jr, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Robert Howard Miller: System and method for interfacing multiple electronic devices. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Paul P Kiel, January 14, 2003: US06507953 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling events between first and second video processing devices coupled together wherein each device having at least one event timer for storing a scheduled event. The method involves programming first event information into the first device, comparing the first event information to ...


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Karl Francis Horlander, Michael Francis Kvintus Jr, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Robert Howard Miller: System and method for interfacing multiple electronic devices. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Paul P Kiel, March 21, 2006: US07017171 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a video processing system by receiving initial copyright information from a first source, storing the initial copyright information, receiving updated copyright information from a second source, and updating the stored copyright information in response to the updated copyright ...


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Kenneth Wayne Maze, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Sheila Renee Crosby, Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Hugh Boyd Morrison, Megan Louise Brown: Scheduler apparatus employing a gopher agent for use in a television receiver. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Ronald H Kurdyla, Joel M Fogelson, January 3, 2006: US06983483 (33 worldwide citation)

In a television system in which at least program title information for programs which are to be transmitted in the future is transmitted in advance to form a channel guide listing, apparatus is provided for searching the listing for specific user-entered information, and upon successful conclusion t ...


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Debbie Indira Lewis, Pratish Ratilal Desai, Robert Howard Miller: Digital video apparatus user interface. Thomson Licensing, Joseph J Laks, Robert D Shedd, Catherine A Ferguson, October 23, 2007: US07286747 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a system for processing stored information on a storage medium includes the following steps. Stored information is played back during a play mode of operation. A user is provided an opportunity to select a bookmark representing a corresponding location within the stored infor ...


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Keith Reynolds Wehmeyer, Jeffrey Philip Reavis, Robert Howard Miller, Foy Edward Wilkey: Customizable menu for a television receiver accessed via a remote control keyboard. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Robert D Shedd, July 14, 1998: US05781247 (24 worldwide citation)

A television receiver, provides a hierarchy of menus for controlling functions affecting the display of the video image. A "fetch" menu which can be customized by a user, which is absent from the screen during normal program viewing, and which is easily accessible by means of a single key, holds a g ...



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