AT257634T - Automatic-electronic-program sequence system - Google Patents

Automatic-electronic-program sequence system

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Publication number
AT257634T
AT257634T AT99962444T AT99962444T AT257634T AT 257634 T AT257634 T AT 257634T AT 99962444 T AT99962444 T AT 99962444T AT 99962444 T AT99962444 T AT 99962444T AT 257634 T AT257634 T AT 257634T
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Austria
Prior art keywords
automatic
electronic
program sequence
sequence system
system
Prior art date
Application number
AT99962444T
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
Jack Arnold Lang
Michael Strick
Original Assignee
Ntl Group Ltd
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Filing date
Publication date
Family has litigation
Priority to GBGB9828589.3A priority Critical patent/GB9828589D0/en
Application filed by Ntl Group Ltd filed Critical Ntl Group Ltd
Priority to PCT/GB1999/004408 priority patent/WO2000040026A1/en
Publication of AT257634T publication Critical patent/AT257634T/en
First worldwide family litigation filed litigation Critical https://patents.darts-ip.com/?family=10844998&utm_source=google_patent&utm_medium=platform_link&utm_campaign=public_patent_search&patent=AT257634(T) "Global patent litigation dataset” by Darts-ip is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/45Management operations performed by the client for facilitating the reception of or the interaction with the content or administrating data related to the end-user or to the client device itself, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies, resolving scheduling conflicts
    • H04N21/466Learning process for intelligent management, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies
    • H04N21/4668Learning process for intelligent management, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies for recommending content, e.g. movies
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    • H04N21/454Content or additional data filtering, e.g. blocking advertisements
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    • H04N21/458Scheduling content for creating a personalised stream, e.g. by combining a locally stored advertisement with an incoming stream; Updating operations, e.g. for OS modules ; time-related management operations
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    • H04N21/462Content or additional data management, e.g. creating a master electronic program guide from data received from the Internet and a Head-end, controlling the complexity of a video stream by scaling the resolution or bit-rate based on the client capabilities
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    • H04N21/47214End-user interface for requesting content, additional data or services; End-user interface for interacting with content, e.g. for content reservation or setting reminders, for requesting event notification, for manipulating displayed content for content reservation or setting reminders; for requesting event notification, e.g. of sport results or stock market
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    • H04N21/47End-user applications
    • H04N21/475End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. personal identification number [PIN], preference data
    • H04N21/4755End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. personal identification number [PIN], preference data for defining user preferences, e.g. favourite actors or genre
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    • H04N21/4756End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. personal identification number [PIN], preference data for rating content, e.g. scoring a recommended movie
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    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/80Generation or processing of content or additional data by content creator independently of the distribution process; Content per se
    • H04N21/83Generation or processing of protective or descriptive data associated with content; Content structuring
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    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
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    • H04N7/00Television systems
    • H04N7/16Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
    • H04N7/173Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems with two-way working, e.g. subscriber sending a programme selection signal
    • H04N7/17309Transmission or handling of upstream communications
    • H04N7/17318Direct or substantially direct transmission and handling of requests
AT99962444T 1998-12-23 1999-12-23 Automatic-electronic-program sequence system AT257634T (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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GBGB9828589.3A GB9828589D0 (en) 1998-12-23 1998-12-23 Automatic electronic programme scheduling system
PCT/GB1999/004408 WO2000040026A1 (en) 1998-12-23 1999-12-23 Automatic electronic programme scheduling system

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AT257634T true AT257634T (en) 2004-01-15

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AT (2) AT257634T (en)
AU (1) AU1880100A (en)
DE (2) DE69928141D1 (en)
GB (1) GB9828589D0 (en)
WO (1) WO2000040026A1 (en)

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DE69914103D1 (en) 2004-02-12
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