AU2002305353A1 - Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network - Google Patents

Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network

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Publication number
AU2002305353A1
AU2002305353A1 AU2002305353A AU2002305353A AU2002305353A1 AU 2002305353 A1 AU2002305353 A1 AU 2002305353A1 AU 2002305353 A AU2002305353 A AU 2002305353A AU 2002305353 A AU2002305353 A AU 2002305353A AU 2002305353 A1 AU2002305353 A1 AU 2002305353A1
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Australia
Prior art keywords
multi
entertainment
room
source
communications network
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Abandoned
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AU2002305353A
Inventor
Bradford Lowell Farris
Donald C. Snedigar
Stephen Robert Tomassetti
Thomas Gerald Wojciechowski
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M and S Systems Inc
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M and S Systems Inc
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Priority to US09/849,693 priority Critical
Priority to US09/849,693 priority patent/US20020188752A1/en
Priority to US09/849,694 priority
Priority to US09/849,694 priority patent/US6907458B2/en
Priority to US09/849,698 priority
Priority to US09/849,198 priority
Priority to US09/849,198 priority patent/US6934300B2/en
Priority to US09/849,698 priority patent/US20020188762A1/en
Application filed by M and S Systems Inc filed Critical M and S Systems Inc
Priority to PCT/US2002/014029 priority patent/WO2002091596A2/en
Publication of AU2002305353A1 publication Critical patent/AU2002305353A1/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04LTRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04L12/00Data switching networks
    • H04L12/28Data switching networks characterised by path configuration, e.g. local area networks [LAN], wide area networks [WAN]
    • H04L12/2803Home automation networks
    • H04L12/2838Distribution of signals within a home automation network, e.g. involving splitting/multiplexing signals to/from different paths
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04LTRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04L12/00Data switching networks
    • H04L12/28Data switching networks characterised by path configuration, e.g. local area networks [LAN], wide area networks [WAN]
    • H04L12/2803Home automation networks
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network, synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
    • H04N21/436Interfacing a local distribution network, e.g. communicating with another STB or inside the home ; Interfacing an external card to be used in combination with the client device
    • H04N21/43615Interfacing a Home Network, e.g. for connecting the client to a plurality of peripherals
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network, synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
    • H04N21/436Interfacing a local distribution network, e.g. communicating with another STB or inside the home ; Interfacing an external card to be used in combination with the client device
    • H04N21/4363Adapting the video or multiplex stream to a specific local network, e.g. a IEEE 1394 or Bluetooth® network
    • H04N21/43632Adapting the video or multiplex stream to a specific local network, e.g. a IEEE 1394 or Bluetooth® network involving a wired protocol, e.g. IEEE 1394
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network, synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
    • H04N21/439Processing of audio elementary streams
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04LTRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04L12/00Data switching networks
    • H04L12/28Data switching networks characterised by path configuration, e.g. local area networks [LAN], wide area networks [WAN]
    • H04L12/2803Home automation networks
    • H04L12/2807Exchanging configuration information on appliance services in a home automation network
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04LTRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04L12/00Data switching networks
    • H04L12/28Data switching networks characterised by path configuration, e.g. local area networks [LAN], wide area networks [WAN]
    • H04L12/2803Home automation networks
    • H04L2012/2847Home automation networks characterised by the type of home appliance used
    • H04L2012/2849Audio/video appliances
AU2002305353A 2001-05-04 2002-05-03 Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network Abandoned AU2002305353A1 (en)

Priority Applications (9)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US09/849,693 US20020188752A1 (en) 2001-05-04 2001-05-04 Control messaging for an entertainment and communications network
US09/849,694 2001-05-04
US09/849,694 US6907458B2 (en) 2001-05-04 2001-05-04 Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network
US09/849,698 2001-05-04
US09/849,198 2001-05-04
US09/849,693 2001-05-04
US09/849,198 US6934300B2 (en) 2001-05-04 2001-05-04 Initialization method for an entertainment and communications network
US09/849,698 US20020188762A1 (en) 2001-05-04 2001-05-04 Data structure for an entertainment and communications network
PCT/US2002/014029 WO2002091596A2 (en) 2001-05-04 2002-05-03 Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network

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AU2002305353A1 true AU2002305353A1 (en) 2002-11-18

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