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Annette Wagner, J Bret Simister: Interactive graphical user interface for television set-top box. Sun Microsystems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 29, 2003: US06600496 (142 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface (GUI) for a television set-top box which includes a web browser. The set-top box has an Internet data connection and is controlled from user inputs entered through a remote control device. The GUI generates menu screens that are superimposed over conventional television vi ...


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David H Kaiser, Todd Lash, Jay C Weber: System for indexical triggers in enhanced video productions by redirecting request to newly generated URI based on extracted parameter of first URI. Grischa Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 29, 2002: US06473804 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a method apparatus and system for providing addressed network content in connection with a video production. A disclosed method includes receiving a first request from a reproducing apparatus, for example a set-top box, the first request having been extracted from a video production co ...


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Timothy J Elliott, William B Boyle: SET-TOP BOX CONNECTABLE TO A DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER VIA AN AUXILIARY INTERFACE AND SELECTS BETWEEN A RECORDED VIDEO SIGNAL RECEIVED FROM THE DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER AND A REAL-TIME VIDEO SIGNAL TO PROVIDE VIDEO DATA STREAM TO A DISPLAY DEVICE. Keen Personal Media, Keen Personal Technologies, Milad G Shara Esq, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 15, 2004: US06751402 (138 worldwide citation)

A set-top box is connectable to a digital video recorder that includes at least one recorder interface that supports connection of the digital video recorder to the set-top box, and a disk that stores a selected video segment. The digital video recorder has a video data stream manager that, in respo ...


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Wayne R Howe, Fred Thomas Danner III, John R Mauney: System and method for providing television services. BellSouth Corporation, Marcus Delgado Esq, James L Kilpatrick Stockton Ewing IV Esq, April 6, 1999: US05892508 (132 worldwide citation)

A system and method are described for providing interactive television services and for switching between television programs, such as to an interactive program session from another program. An interactive server, capable of providing requested interactive video services to a set of subscribers in a ...


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Peter Kenneth Malkin, Robert Jeffrey Schloss, Edward Charles Snible, Marc Hubert Willebeek LeMair, Philip Shi Lung Yu: Dynamic modification of multimedia content. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, November 13, 2001: US06317795 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and system for manipulating or modifying identifiable objects in a standard broadcast or Internet-based multimedia stream according to a control specification and a content specification. Viewers and/or organizations can independently specify acceptable levels of content on multiple dimensi ...


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Harold Aaron Ludtke: Method and system for defining and discovering proxy functionality on a distributed audio video network. Sony Corporation of Japan, Sony Electronics, Wagner Murabito & Hao, May 22, 2001: US06237049 (129 worldwide citation)

A method and system for defining and discovering proxy functionality on a distributed audio video network. The present invention operates within a network of consumer electronic media devices (e.g., television, set-top-box, video cassette recorder, compact disc device, personal computer system, etc. ...


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Eric A Voit, Larry W Sours, Lance S Liptak, Kenneth E DePaul: Method of altering the destination telephone number of an incoming call. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, October 20, 1998: US05825862 (128 worldwide citation)

An advanced intelligent network (AIN) comprises a services control point providing fully integrated service logic for both narrowband and broadband communications. When a terminating trigger of a switch on the phone number of the line serving a customer detects an incoming telephone call, the switch ...


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Kenneth L Naiff: Personal computer-based set-top converter for television services. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, November 9, 1999: US05982363 (125 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is provided for a personal computer enabling the PC to provide the functions of a set-top box for television reception. Communication of television and control signals between the television and PC can be provided over the cable wiring already provided in the subscriber premises. ...


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Suban Krishnamoorthy, Ronald A Faccenda: System for downloading computer software programs. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, August 4, 1998: US05790753 (124 worldwide citation)

In a video-on-demand system, a disk-less set-top box is configured to download software programs from a video server via a network. The set-top box includes a read-only memory storing a boot program, a control protocol stack, and a video protocol stack. The control protocol stack is connected to a b ...


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Henry C Yuen: Two-way interactive television system incorporating pager transmitter and receiver for conducting messaging with information provider. Christie Parker & Hale, September 22, 1998: US05812931 (123 worldwide citation)

A system for two-way communication between a television viewer operating a remote control unit to control a television and a television signal or other information provider located at a central site. A set-top box coupled to the television includes an infrared receiver to receive command signals fro ...



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