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Patrick A Holleran, John S Evans, Michael A Cleron, Stephen Fisher, Timo Bruck: Embedding internet browser/buttons within components of a network component system. Apple Computer, Cesari and McKenna, July 14, 1998: US05781189 (168 worldwide citation)

A network-oriented component system facilitates development of customized user interfaces to computer networks by embedding entities that reference resources located on the networks into components of the system. The embedded entities are preferably manifested as visual objects displayed on a graphi ...


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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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Chris M White, Timo Bruck: Interactive video programming methods. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, September 30, 2003: US06628302 (162 worldwide citation)

An entertainment head-end provides broadcast programming, video-on-demand services, and HTML-based interactive programming through a distribution network to client terminals in subscribers' homes. A number of different features are provided, including novel user interfaces, enhanced video-on-de ...


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Chris M White, Timo Bruck, Lee Mighdoll, Phillip Y Goldman: Video on demand methods and systems. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, October 12, 2004: US06804825 (130 worldwide citation)

An entertainment head-end provides broadcast programming, video-on demand services, and HTML-based interactive programming through a distribution network to client terminals in subscribers' homes. A number of different features are provided, including novel user interfaces, enhanced video-on-de ...


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Chris M White, Timo Bruck: Interactive video programming methods. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, June 24, 2008: US07392532 (120 worldwide citation)

An entertainment head-end provides broadcast programming, video-on-demand services, and HTML-based interactive programming through a distribution network to client terminals in subscribers' homes. A number of different features are provided, including novel user interfaces, enhanced video-on-demand ...


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Andrew E Rubin, Joe Freeman Britt Jr, Matthew J Hershenson, Timo Bruck: Apparatus and method for portal device authentication. Danger, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 2, 2004: US06701522 (118 worldwide citation)

A method is described, comprising: searching for portable device software configured on a client; automatically installing the portable device software if the portable device software is not configured on the client; searching for a portable device attached to the client; and logging in a user of th ...


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Timo Bruck, Scott J Kleper: Concurrent viewing of a video programming and of text communications concerning the video programming. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, November 28, 2006: US07143428 (117 worldwide citation)

A system in which a video signal, such as a television program, is received and displayed to a viewer. The system has a user-selectable chat option in which the viewer can enter text messages that will be displayed to other viewers of the video signal who have also selected the chat option. A transc ...


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Timo Bruck, Alan Cohn: System and method for controlling delivery of content over a communications network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, July 31, 2001: US06268856 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and system for suppressing or otherwise controlling the display of unrequested content while transitioning between first content and second content available over a communications system, such as the Internet, is disclosed. The system includes a browser device in communication with a host s ...


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Alan Cohn, Timo Bruck, Stephen G Perlman: System and method for distributing data over a communications network. WebTV Networks, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, November 13, 2001: US06317780 (85 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributing and presenting data such as advertisements from a host server to a browsing device through a communications network. The method involves preloading data from the host server to the browsing device though the communications network, storing the data in the browsin ...