Peter J Sprague, Thomas H Lipscomb: Information distribution system. September 21, 1993: US05247575 (864 worldwide citation)

An information distribution system provides information to a user, when the information corresponds to criteria individually selected by the user, and then charges the user only for the selected information thus provided. Encrypted information packages (IP's) are provided at the user site, via high ...

Richard E Rowe: Gaming terminal data repository and information distribution system. IGT, Beyer Weaver Thomas, November 11, 2003: US06645077 (536 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming terminal data repository may be used to store game software components, game software component information and gaming transaction information for a plurality of gaming terminals owned by a plurality of gaming entities. The repository may store the game software component informat ...

W Brent Robinson, Erin M Mendez, Brenda K Hale, Laurie A Johnson, Faris D Weber: Database computer architecture for managing an incentive award program and checking float of funds at time of purchase. American Savings Bank F A, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, March 31, 1998: US05734838 (463 worldwide citation)

In an advanced intelligent network based information distribution system including a central office switching system connected to communication lines including at least one service switching point for selectively providing switched communications between the communication lines, a network controller ...

Rick Dedrick: Electronic information appraisal agent. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 9, 1997: US05696965 (398 worldwide citation)

An electronic information appraisal agent which operates within an electronic information distribution system and includes an electronic information server having multiple electronic information units. Requests for electronic information are transferred from the appraisal agent to an electronic info ...

Michael M Saigh, Edward H Chang, Douglas B Brockhouse, Hsiao Shih Chang: Systems and apparatus for electronic communication and storage of information. Microtome, Armstrong Teasdale Schlafly & Davis, March 31, 1998: US05734823 (390 worldwide citation)

An information distribution system, in accordance with one form of the present invention, includes a central information bank and a central transactional data base coupled to point-of-sale delivery systems. Information flows between each point-of-sale delivery system and the central information bank ...

Joseph S Nadan: Restricted information distribution system apparatus and methods. Market Data Corporation, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, June 14, 1994: US05321750 (375 worldwide citation)

A system for securely providing restricted display information having an encoder-transmitter for transmitting selected update data using information identification codes as enabling reception keys and a plurality of uniquely identified decoder-receivers for receiving the update data for display on a ...

Chrostopher W B Goode, Tobie J LaRocca: System for interactively distributing information services. Diva Systems Corporation, Thomason Moser & Patterson, December 26, 2000: US06166730 (289 worldwide citation)

In an interactive information distribution system that utilizes open sessions to provide requested information to users, a method for sharing the use of open sessions between a plurality of set top terminals associated with a common account number or user.

Robert D Farris, Stephen J Flaherty, William D Goodman: Mobile data/message/electronic mail download system utilizing network-centric protocol such as Java. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, December 26, 2000: US06167253 (271 worldwide citation)

In an information distribution system having mobile users, a method of distributing communication channels to mobile users includes transmitting information signals including at least one of Web related information and Internet related information received via one ore more of the Internet, ADSL, ano ...

Donald Gordon, Christopher Goode, Philip A Thomas, Mark D Conover, Brooks Cole: Method and apparatus for providing a menu structure for an interactive information distribution system. Diva Systems Corporation, Thomason Moser & Patterson, March 27, 2001: US06208335 (250 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an interactive menu structure within an interactive information distribution system. The menu structure is embodied in a combination of software, which provides a so-called navigator and a set top terminal that provides certain functionality for the navigator and ...

Keiichi Iwamura: Electronic watermark system electronic information distribution system and image filing apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 23, 2002: US06425081 (237 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an electronic watermark method, used for a network, comprising a plurality of entities, wherein provided weparately are an entity for embedding an electronic watermark in encrypted data that are exchanged by said plurality of entities, and an entity for performing an encryption process ...