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Michael J Freeman: Method for providing targeted profile interactive CATV displays. ACTV, Stiefel Gross Kurland & Pavane, July 22, 1986: US04602279 (650 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an interactive communication system, such as an interactive cable television system (10), for providing an interactive information output over a common output channel from a plurality of remotely transmitted different information inputs (22, 24, 26, 28, 30) and, more ...


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Michael J Freeman: Method for expanding interactive CATV displayable choices for a given channel capacity. ACTV, Stiefel Gross Kurland & Pavane, February 25, 1986: US04573072 (453 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an interactive communication system, such as an interactive cable television system (10), for providing an interactive information output over a common output channel from a plurality of remotely transmitted different information inputs (22, 24, 26, 28, 30) and, more ...


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Michael J Freeman: Dedicated channel interactive cable television system. Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, April 28, 1981: US04264924 (430 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system, such as a one-way system, in which a plurality of subscribers are simultaneously provided with multi-information television programming and regular television programming independently selectably directly receivable by the individual subscribers on the televis ...


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W Leo Hoarty: Interactive home information system. ICTV, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 2, 1995: US05412720 (427 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system having a plurality of feeder servers, a plurality of home interface controllers and a feeder port. Home interface controllers are each equipped with a radio frequency input and a data communications link with a receiver and transmitter in the feeder port. A nod ...


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Michael J Freeman, Lawrence G Kurland: Interactive cable television system. Michael J Freeman, Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, April 28, 1981: US04264925 (381 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system, such as a one way system, simultaneously provides both regular television programmings for one or more television reception channels and subscriber selectable multi-information television programming for a designated common one of those channels to a plurality ...


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Michael J Freeman, Gregory W Harper: Compressed digital data interactive program system. ACTV, Dorsey & Whitney, March 3, 1998: US05724091 (377 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system is disclosed which utilizes a standard cable television distribution network for simultaneously providing a plurality of viewers with an interactive television program comprising a plurality of signals related in time and content. Video signals are transmitted ...


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Rolf Schnee, Franz Kraus, Friedrich Kiel, Helmut Kliem, Wolfgang Krick, Herbert Landgraf: Interactive cable television system. Heinrich Hertz Institut fur Nachrichtentechnik Berlin, Spencer & Kaye, September 15, 1981: US04290142 (244 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system for serving a plurality of user locations in a service area divided into a plurality of service regions, including a central office and a service network having a portion composed of parallel cables arranged in a tree pattern possessing a plurality of nodes rem ...


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W Leo Hoarty: Interactive cable television system with frame server. ICTV, Bromberg & Sunstein, March 20, 2001: US06205582 (210 worldwide citation)

In an interactive cable system having a plurality of assignable interactive controllers which communicate with subscribers through an information service distribution network, a frame server is provided for interfacing with a plurality of subscribers. A system manager assigns either the frame server ...


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Gary M Lauder, W Leo Hoarty: Interactive cable television system with frame grabber. ICTV, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 26, 2001: US06253238 (159 worldwide citation)

In an interactive cable system having at least one processor at a headend in communication with subscribers through an information service distribution network, a frame grabber is provided for grabbing a frame of video and storing the frame in a storage medium. A video frame may be requested from th ...


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Paul Baran, Maarten R Pranger: Two-way cable-television system. Packet Technologies, Townsend & Townsend, April 2, 1985: US04509073 (149 worldwide citation)

A two-way (interactive) cable television system is disclosed which has distributed processing and which employs a cable-distribution subsystem that includes corrective regenerators each of which ignores noise (invalid signals) and, when overloaded, ignores (rejects) certain valid signals so as to fa ...