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William P Price, R Gregory Kalsow: Client terminal for displaying ranked program listings based upon a selected rating source. Keen Personal Media, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 13, 2007: US07296284 (171 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a client terminal connectable to a video distribution system (VDS) and a display device. The client terminal includes a VDS interface to receive program guide information and program rating data from the VDS, a display interface to display a program guide on the display device, a user i ...


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William B Boyle, William P Price: Communicating between a digital video recorder (DVR) and a set top box (STB) to coordinate the display of a graphical user interface. Keen Personal Media, Howard H Sheerin Esq, April 11, 2006: US07027716 (165 worldwide citation)

A digital video recorder (DVR) for use with a monitor and a set top box (STB) is disclosed. The STB demodulates program data from a program signal received over a communication channel and generates a STB graphical user interface (GUI). The DVR comprises a local memory for storing the program data r ...


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William P Price, R Gregory Kalsow, Leopold B Willner: Audiovisual system and method for displaying segmented advertisements tailored to the characteristic viewing preferences of a user. Keen Personal Media, October 12, 2010: US07813954 (141 worldwide citation)

An audiovisual system for displaying an audiovisual advertisement to a user includes a storage subsystem adapted to receive and store audiovisual advertising segments and to retrieve and transmit stored advertising segments. The audiovisual system further includes a preference determination module c ...


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William P Price, Timothy J Elliott, R Gregory Kalsow: System and method for selecting content to be presented to a user. Keen Personal Media, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 10, 2006: US06986154 (138 worldwide citation)

A system for receiving and presenting content at a user location includes a profiling agent that creates a user profile based upon a plurality of inputs by a user. The user profile represents preference characteristics of the user. A storage device is coupled to the profiling agent and stores the us ...


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Leopold B Willner, William P Price: Audiovisual system which uses metadata to allow user-initiated jumps from point to point within multiple audiovisual streams. Keen Personal Media, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 15, 2008: US07319806 (136 worldwide citation)

An audiovisual system receives audiovisual data and includes a system controller and a storage device to store at least a portion of the audiovisual data for later playback. The audiovisual system further includes a marking module to create metadata in response to a control input for marking the pro ...


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Bradley S Masters, William P Price: System and method for creating and displaying a preference based menu for a viewing session. Keen Personal Media, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 6, 2007: US07292774 (127 worldwide citation)

A video system has an input port to receive display contents including a plurality of broadcast display contents and has an output port to couple to a video display. Further, the system includes a preference engine, a storage device and a management module. The preference engine is coupled to the in ...


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William B Boyle, William P Price, Timothy J Elliott: Communicating program identifiers from a digital video recorder (DVR) to a set top box (STB) independent of when the STB demodulates the associated program data. Keen Personal Media, Howard H Sheerin Esq, November 6, 2007: US07292775 (117 worldwide citation)

A digital video recorder (DVR) is disclosed for use with a monitor and a set top box (STB), the STB for demodulating program data from a program signal received over a communication channel and for generating a STB graphical user interface (GUI). The DVR comprises a local memory for storing the prog ...


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William P Price: Data storage system adapted to select an operational state with corresponding performance levels and acoustic noise levels based on a system profile. Keen Personal Media, Keen Personal Technologies, Milad G Shara Esq, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 10, 2003: US06578106 (116 worldwide citation)

The present invention may be regarded as a data storage system and a method of controlling the acoustic noise generated by a storage drive of a data storage system. The data storage system includes a storage drive adapted to operate in a selected operational state of a plurality of operational state ...


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William B Boyle, William P Price: Displaying a program guide responsive to electronic program guide data and program recording indicators. Keen Personal Media, Howard H Sheerin Esq, January 29, 2008: US07325244 (112 worldwide citation)

A video component is disclosed for displaying a program guide on a monitor. The video component comprises an interface for receiving Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data, and a component controller for generating the program guide in response to the EPG data. The program guide comprises a plurality o ...


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Peter J Schwartz, William P Price: Method and system for presenting programs to a user that facilitate selecting programs from a multitude of programs. Keen Personal Media, Milad G Shara Esq, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 23, 2005: US06934713 (112 worldwide citation)

An audio/video (“A/V”) apparatus for selecting programs from a plurality of programs includes a memory, which receives and stores program information describing a plurality of programs through program attributes, and a source of user-defined criteria. The user-defined criteria identify preferred pro ...



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