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Timo Bruck, Alan Cohn, Wei Huang, Eric M Tucker, Samuel Thomas Scott III, Bruce A Leak: System and method for distributing preferenced data over a communications network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, May 22, 2001: US06237022 (166 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributing and presenting preferenced data from a host server to a browsing device through a communications network. The method involves identifying a user preference, providing at least one data feed containing information related to the user preference, selecting preferen ...


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Samuel Thomas Scott, Timo Bruck, Lena D Sack, Garth A Lewis, Kristen V Holbrook Donato: Method, device and system for playing a video file in response to selecting a web page link. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, January 8, 2002: US06338094 (166 worldwide citation)

A method, device and system for displaying at a user interface device a richly-detailed video or TV file upon selecting a link to a web page corresponding to the file. After the video or TV file has played, the web page is displayed, inserting a television or video experience into a web surfing expe ...


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Alan Cohn, John L Adelus, Dean Blackketter, Samuel Thomas Scott III, Stephen G Perlman: System for targeting information to specific users on a computer network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, October 23, 2001: US06308202 (119 worldwide citation)

A system for targeting information on a computer network. The system involves categorizing a plurality of address pointers according to the content designated by the address pointer. The system further involves reading the address pointer which designates the content received by the user and determi ...


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Samuel Thomas Scott III: Synchronized media experience. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 23, 2010: US07669219 (115 worldwide citation)

A synchronized media experience is described. A media server identifies a group of two or more remote media entertainment systems through which user-controlled play of media content may be presented. The server generates and transmits one or more synchronization commands to the remote media entertai ...


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David J Cheng, Mark G Young, Samuel Thomas Scott III, Pradhan S Rao: Managing record events. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, May 6, 2008: US07369750 (84 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing and prioritizing record events. A priority manager includes an event list that lists scheduled record events. Each event in the event list has a priority that is different from the other events in the event list. If some of the events conf ...


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Alan Cohn, John L Adelus, Dean Blackketter, Samuel Thomas Scott III, Stephen G Perlman: System for targeting information to specific users on a computer network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 12, 2003: US06606652 (66 worldwide citation)

A system for targeting information on a computer network. The system involves categorizing a plurality of address pointers according to the content designated by the address pointer. The system further involves reading the address pointer which designates the content received by the user and determi ...


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Samuel Thomas Scott III, James Armand Baldwin, Elizabeth Rose McEnroe: Predictive phonetic data search. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 12, 2008: US07412441 (20 worldwide citation)

Predictive phonetic data search is described. In an embodiment, a search request to locate a term is received, where the term can be a word, a group of words, and/or any combination of characters and numbers. A numeric index is then searched to locate a number that matches a numerical equivalent of ...


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Samuel Thomas Scott III: Synchronized media experience. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 23, 2011: US08006274 (18 worldwide citation)

A synchronized media experience is described. A media server identifies a group of two or more remote media entertainment systems through which user-controlled play of media content may be presented. The server generates and transmits one or more synchronization commands to the remote media entertai ...


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Geoffrey R Smith, Kevin T Carle, Michael A Cleron, Samuel Thomas Scott III, Victor S Lee: MediaDescription data structures for carrying descriptive content metadata and content acquisition data in multimedia systems. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 5, 2010: US07644103 (8 worldwide citation)

A MediaDescription data structure that includes both descriptive metadata, such as EPG information, about a multimedia content item and instructions for acquiring the content item is assigned to each multimedia content item in a multimedia system. A MediaDescription data structure is transferable as ...


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Samuel Thomas Scott III, John R Mick Jr: Phone-based remote media system interaction. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 22, 2009: US07636300 (7 worldwide citation)

Phone-based remote media system interaction is described. A content distribution system provides a telephone-based voice menu system that enables a caller to select a media system control command. The content distribution system then causes the media system control command to be executed in associat ...