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Robert O Banker, Jeffrey B Huppertz, Michael T Hayashi, David B Lett, Voytek E Godlewski, Michael W Raley: Method of providing video on demand with VCR like functions. Scientific Atlanta, Frederick W Powers III, Steven C Stewart, October 18, 1994: US05357276 (780 worldwide citation)

A near video on demand time shifting feature for a subscriber terminal emulates the video cassette recorder functions of pause, fast forward, and rewind for a NVOD service subscription. The subscriber terminal stores global transactions concerning NVOD events in an event portion of memory. The subsc ...


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Robert O Banker, Kinney C Bacon, Julius B Bagley: Method and apparatus for providing an on-screen user interface for a subscription television terminal. Scientific Altanta, Banner & Allegretti, December 19, 1995: US05477262 (332 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for providing a user friendly interface to a subscription television terminal comprises a key pad arranged into a plurality of key groupings and an on-screen display controller for generating a plurality of screens for display on an associated television receiver. Five such key groupings a ...


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Robert O Banker, Michael T Hayashi, Kinney C Bacon: Subscription television system and terminal for enabling simultaneous display of multiple services. Scientific Atlanta, Banner & Allegretti, January 16, 1996: US05485221 (322 worldwide citation)

A headend of a subscription television system includes a video combiner that combines video signals from four separate programs into a composite video signal. The video signals are formatted to produce the composite video signal such that one of the programs appears in each quadrant of the displayed ...


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Robert O Banker, Kinney C Bacon, Julius B Bagley: Method and apparatus for tuning data channels in a subscription television system having in-band data transmissions. Scientific Atlanta, William A Marvin, Frederick W Powers III, September 21, 1993: US05247364 (305 worldwide citation)

A subscriber terminal apparatus for a television in an in-band subscription television system is provided. The subscriber terminal is adapted to receive a television signal including video, audio, and data information. A tuner of the subscriber terminal tunes channels of the television signal and an ...


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Kinney C Bacon, R Thomas Haman, David B Lett, Robert O Banker, Michael P Harney: Reprogrammable subscriber terminal. Scientific Atlanta, Jones & Askew, August 8, 1995: US05440632 (298 worldwide citation)

A reprogrammable subscriber terminal of a subscription television service which can have the control program code of its control processor modified by downloading new program code from the headend. The control processor stores a boot program in an internal read only memory. Upon start up and resets, ...


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Robert O Banker, Randolph Schaubs, Michael Harney, Jay C McMullan Jr, Anthony Wasilewski, Gregory S Durden, Rdy T Haman Jr, David Naddor, William B Thatcher Jr: In-band controller. Scientific Atlanta, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, October 15, 1991: US05058160 (213 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for providing a cable TV system with the ability to issue information from a system manager, determine whether the information is intended for a set top designed to receive out-of-band information or in-band information, send the information to ...


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Howard G Pinder, Michael S Palgon, Glendon L Akins III, Robert O Banker: Verification of the source of program information in a conditional access system. Scientific Atlanta, Hubert J Barnhardt II, Kenneth M Massaroni, Kelly A Gardner, August 15, 2000: US06105134 (206 worldwide citation)

A cable television system provides conditional access to services. The cable television system includes a headend from which service "instances", or programs, are broadcast and a plurality of set top units for receiving the instances and selectively decrypting the instances for display to system sub ...


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Robert O Banker, Kinney C Bacon, Julius B Bagley: Method and apparatus for displaying channel identification information. Scientific Atlanta, Frederick W Powers III, April 5, 1994: US05301028 (169 worldwide citation)

A subscriber terminal includes a receiver for receiving a television signal including video, audio, and data information. A channel of the television signal may be selected for display on the television. A memory stores channel identification information such as channel identifiers. The channel iden ...


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Dariusz S Kaminski, Robert O Banker: Program position user interface for personal video recording time shift buffer. Scientific Atlanta, June 1, 2004: US06744967 (158 worldwide citation)

A system that provides information about media content stored in a storage device coupled to an interactive media services client device. In one embodiment, the system includes a memory with logic, and a processor configured with the logic to provide a symbol that represents the duration of at least ...


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Robert O Banker, Kinney C Bacon, Julius B Bagley: Method and apparatus for providing message information to subscribers in a cable television system. Scientific Atlanta, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, May 31, 1994: US05317391 (145 worldwide citation)

A subscriber terminal apparatus for a television in an in-band subscription television system is provided. The subscriber terminal includes a receiver for receiving a television signal including video, audio, ana data information. A selector selects a channel of the television signal. A memory store ...



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