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Steven Peliotis, Steven O Markel, Ian Zenoni, Thomas Lemmons, Thomas Huber: iSelect video. The Law Offices of William W Cochran, May 30, 2002: US20020065678-A1

Disclosed is a system that allows a video program to be broken up into video segments using markers that mark the beginning/end of each segment. Each video segment is then associated with a tag that describes the content and other information such as rating information relating to the subject matter ...


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Thomas Huber, Thomas Lemmons, Ian Zenoni: Advertising methods for advertising time slots and embedded objects. Optv Mofo, C O Morrison & Foerster, June 23, 2005: US20050137958-A1

Disclosed is a process for an advertising bidding system in which advertisers can bid on advertising time slots or enhanced ads that can be inserted in either prerecorded or live television programming. A high degree of flexibility is provided by allowing embedded ads to be purchased and displayed i ...


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Thomas Lemmons: Demographic/preference sniffer. Morrison & Foerster, October 21, 2004: US20040210942-A1

Disclosed is a system for displaying targeted information based upon preference and/or demographic data. In one embodiment, generalized triggers are sent to a set-top box which contains the preference and/or demographic data. Downloaded addresses of targeted information are selected based upon the t ...


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Thomas Lemmons: Post production visual alterations. OpenTV, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Open Tv, April 9, 2009: US20090094637-A1

Disclosed is a method and system in which “labels,” comprising supplemental information such as advertising, promotional, or informational elements including interactive elements, may be superimposed post-production into a video stream. This can be done by using overlay screens including interactive ...


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Steven O Markel, Ian Zenoni, Thomas Lemmons: Collection of affinity data from television, video, or similar transmissions. The Law Offices of William W Cochran, November 21, 2002: US20020174425-A1

Disclosed is a system and method for generating affinity data, i.e. data that indicates the interest of a viewer or user in broadcast information such as a video, audio or data broadcast. Automated or manual selection can be made either at an upstream site or at the set-top box for selecting alterna ...


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Brian N Sedlak, Thomas Lemmons, Gary Rasmussen, Ian Zenoni, Thomas Huber: Dynamic server side filter creation. Intellocity USA, April 28, 2011: US20110099288-A1

Disclosed is a system that optimizes transmission bandwidth of a broadband transmission system such as a cable television, satellite system, or wireless information service. Requests for content items from users are employed to add or delete content items from a list. Content items in the list are r ...


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Thomas Huber, Thomas Lemmons, Ian Zenoni: Advertising methods for advertising time slots and embedded objects. December 29, 2011: US20110321087-A1

Disclosed is a process for an advertising bidding system in which advertisers can bid on advertising time slots or enhanced ads that can be inserted in either prerecorded or live television programming. A high degree of flexibility is provided by allowing embedded ads to be purchased and displayed i ...