AU3223097A - System and method for using television schedule information - Google Patents

System and method for using television schedule information

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AU3223097A
AU3223097A AU32230/97A AU3223097A AU3223097A AU 3223097 A AU3223097 A AU 3223097A AU 32230/97 A AU32230/97 A AU 32230/97A AU 3223097 A AU3223097 A AU 3223097A AU 3223097 A AU3223097 A AU 3223097A
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Prior art keywords
system
method
schedule information
television schedule
television
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Abandoned
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AU32230/97A
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Theresa Alba
David Folker
Keith Hunwich
Molly King
James Leftwich
Steven Schein
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StarSight Telecast Inc
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StarSight Telecast Inc
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Priority to US2365196P priority Critical
Priority to US2028096P priority
Priority to US60020280 priority
Priority to US60023651 priority
Priority to US08847726 priority
Priority to US08847731 priority
Priority to US08/847,726 priority patent/US6323911B1/en
Priority to US08/847,731 priority patent/US6075575A/en
Application filed by StarSight Telecast Inc filed Critical StarSight Telecast Inc
Priority to PCT/US1997/009337 priority patent/WO1997049242A1/en
Publication of AU3223097A publication Critical patent/AU3223097A/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • 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
    • H04N21/85Assembly of content; Generation of multimedia applications
    • H04N21/858Linking data to content, e.g. by linking an URL to a video object, by creating a hotspot
    • H04N21/8586Linking data to content, e.g. by linking an URL to a video object, by creating a hotspot by using a URL
    • 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
    • H04N21/45Management 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
    • H04N21/4508Management of client or end-user data
    • H04N21/4532Management of client or end-user data involving end-user characteristics, e.g. viewer profile, preferences
    • 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
    • H04N21/47End-user applications
    • H04N21/482End-user interface for program selection
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/44Receiver circuitry
    • H04N5/445Receiver circuitry for displaying additional information
    • H04N5/44543Menu-type displays
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N7/00Television systems
    • H04N7/08Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band, e.g. by time division
    • H04N7/087Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band, e.g. by time division with signal insertion during the vertical blanking interval only
    • H04N7/088Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band, e.g. by time division with signal insertion during the vertical blanking interval only the inserted signal being digital
    • H04N7/0887Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band, e.g. by time division with signal insertion during the vertical blanking interval only the inserted signal being digital for the transmission of programme or channel identifying signals
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N7/00Television systems
    • H04N7/16Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
    • H04N7/162Authorising the user terminal, e.g. by paying; Registering the use of a subscription channel, e.g. billing
    • H04N7/163Authorising the user terminal, e.g. by paying; Registering the use of a subscription channel, e.g. billing by receiver means only
AU32230/97A 1995-10-02 1997-05-28 System and method for using television schedule information Abandoned AU3223097A (en)

Priority Applications (9)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US2365196P true 1996-06-17 1996-06-17
US2028096P true 1996-06-17 1996-06-17
US60020280 1996-06-17
US60023651 1996-06-17
US08847731 1997-04-28
US08847726 1997-04-28
US08/847,726 US6323911B1 (en) 1995-10-02 1997-04-28 System and method for using television schedule information
US08/847,731 US6075575A (en) 1995-10-02 1997-04-28 Remote control device and method for using television schedule information
PCT/US1997/009337 WO1997049242A1 (en) 1996-06-17 1997-05-28 System and method for using television schedule information

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AU3223097A true AU3223097A (en) 1998-01-07

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