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Frederick S M Herz: System for customized electronic identification of desirable objects. Duft Graziano&Forest P C, February 22, 2000: US06029195 (1546 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to customized electronic identification of desirable objects, such as news articles, in an electronic media environment, and in particular to a system that automatically constructs both a "target profile" for each target object in the electronic media based, for example, on th ...


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Frederick S M Herz, Jason M Eisner, Lyle H Ungar, Mitchell P Marcus: System for generation of user profiles for a system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects. Duft Graziano & Forest P C, May 19, 1998: US05754939 (1388 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to customized electronic identification of desirable objects, such as news articles, in an electronic media environment, and in particular to a system that automatically constructs both a "target profile" for each target object in the electronic media based, for example, on th ...


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Frederick Herz, Lyle Ungar, Jian Zhang, David Wachob, Marcos Salganicoff: System and method for scheduling broadcast of and access to video programs and other data using customer profiles. Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 26, 1998: US05758257 (1293 worldwide citation)

A system and method for scheduling the receipt of desired movies and other forms of data from a network which simultaneously distributes many sources of such data to many customers, as in a cable television system. Customer profiles are developed for the recipient describing how important certain ch ...


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Frederick S M Herz, Jason M Eisner, Lyle H Ungar: System for generation of object profiles for a system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects. Duft Graziano & Forest P C, November 10, 1998: US05835087 (1194 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to customized electronic identification of desirable objects, such as news articles, in an electronic media environment, and in particular to a system that automatically constructs both a "target profile" for each target object in the electronic media based, for example, on th ...


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Frederick S M Herz, Jason M Eisner, Marcos Salganicoff: Pseudonymous server for system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects. Duft Graziano & Forest P C, May 19, 1998: US05754938 (938 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to customized electronic identification of desirable objects, such as news articles, in an electronic media environment, and in particular to a system that automatically constructs both a "target profile" for each target object in the electronic media based, for example, on th ...


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Steven M Schein, Sean A O Brien, James Jay Leftwich, Susan Broughton: Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters. StarSight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, December 14, 1999: US06002394 (930 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed ...


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Daniel J Shoff, Valerie L Bronson, Joseph H Matthews III, Frank Lawler: Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 29, 2001: US06240555 (852 worldwide citation)

An interactive entertainment system enables presentation of supplemental interactive content along side traditional broadcast video prams, such as television shows and movies. The programs are broadcast in a conventional manner. The supplemental content is supplied as part of the same program signal ...


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Larry A Litteral, Jeffrey B Gold, Donald C Klika Jr, Daniel B Konkle, Carl D Coddington, James M McHenry, Arthur A Richard III: PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 21, 1993: US05247347 (841 worldwide citation)

A public switched telephone network (PSTN) provides digital video signals from a video information provider to one or more of a plurality of subscriber premises. A subscriber uses either a standard telephone instrument over the PSTN or a dedicated control device over an ISDN packet network to order ...


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Frederick Herz, Lyle Ungar, Jian Zhang, David Wachob, Marcos Salganicoff: System and method for scheduling broadcast of and access to video programs and other data using customer profiles. Woodcock Wasburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 11, 2000: US06088722 (710 worldwide citation)

A system and method for scheduling the receipt of desired movies and other forms of data from a network, which simultaneously distributes many sources of such data to many customers, as in a cable television system. Customer profiles are developed for the recipient describing how important certain c ...


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Martin R Picco, William G Mears, Jonathan S Kau: System and method for inserting local content into programming content. Cogent Technology, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, February 22, 2000: US06029045 (672 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating a programming data stream and a data stream containing pieces of local content data that are going to be inserted into a local content space in the programming data stream at some predetermined time is provided in which the programming data stream and the local content dig ...