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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Network controller for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney P L, February 4, 1997: US05600364 (952 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich: Terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, August 25, 1998: US05798785 (785 worldwide citation)

A novel reprogrammable set top terminal for a television program delivery system which suggests programs for viewing is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for reprogramming set top terminals, and selecting and displaying programs to suggest to subscribers for viewing. The inve ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Television program delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, September 24, 1996: US05559549 (709 worldwide citation)

An expanded television program delivery system is described which allows viewers to select television and audio program choices from a series of menus. The primary components of the system include an operations center, a digital cable headend, and at least one set top terminal having a remote contro ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich, Eric C Berkobin: Advanced set top terminal for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, November 23, 1999: US05990927 (572 worldwide citation)

A novel advanced set top terminal capable of digital decompression, menu generation, interactivity and other advanced functional capabilities for use in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for upgrading existing set top terminals to provi ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Eric C Berkobin: Set top terminal for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, March 31, 1998: US05734853 (532 worldwide citation)

A viewer interface for a television program delivery system is described. The innovation relates to methods and devices for viewer pathways to television programs. Specifically, the interface involves hardware and software used in conjunction with a television at the viewer home to create a user fri ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Method and apparatus for targeted advertising. Discovery Communications, Andrews & Kurth L, May 18, 2004: US06738978 (470 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Eric C Berkobin: Set top terminal for television delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, February 4, 2003: US06515680 (262 worldwide citation)

A viewer interface for a television program delivery system is described. The innovation relates to methods and devices for viewer pathways to television programs. Specifically, the interface involves hardware and software used in conjunction with a television at the viewer home to create a user fri ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Network controller for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, December 12, 2000: US06160989 (257 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Richard E Wunderlich: Reprogrammable terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, June 18, 2002: US06408437 (250 worldwide citation)

A novel reprogrammable set top terminal for a television program delivery system which suggests programs for viewing is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for reprogramming set top terminals, and selecting and displaying programs to suggest to subscribers for viewing. The inve ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Eric C Berkobin: Card for a set top terminal. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, January 30, 2001: US06181335 (213 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for upgrading a viewer interface for a television program delivery system (