DE10160137B4 - Method for individual list compilation of Internet addresses - Google Patents

Method for individual list compilation of Internet addresses

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DE10160137B4
DE10160137B4 DE2001160137 DE10160137A DE10160137B4 DE 10160137 B4 DE10160137 B4 DE 10160137B4 DE 2001160137 DE2001160137 DE 2001160137 DE 10160137 A DE10160137 A DE 10160137A DE 10160137 B4 DE10160137 B4 DE 10160137B4
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Anton Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Bayer
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    • 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
    • H04N21/441Acquiring end-user identification, e.g. using personal code sent by the remote control or by inserting a card
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    • H04N21/442Monitoring of processes or resources, e.g. detecting the failure of a recording device, monitoring the downstream bandwidth, the number of times a movie has been viewed, the storage space available from the internal hard disk
    • H04N21/44213Monitoring of end-user related data
    • H04N21/44222Monitoring of user selections, e.g. selection of programs, purchase activity
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    • 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
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    • 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
    • H04N21/454Content or additional data filtering, e.g. blocking advertisements
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    • 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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    • H04N21/47End-user applications
    • H04N21/475End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. personal identification number [PIN], preference data
    • H04N21/4751End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. personal identification number [PIN], preference data for defining user accounts, e.g. accounts for children
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    • H04N7/00Television systems
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    • 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
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    • 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

Abstract

Method for individual list compilation of Internet addresses, which, like the program data and program information of receivable television and / or audio broadcast programs, can be displayed in a television receiver or a radio broadcasting apparatus with a display,
which receiving device is equipped with at least one receiver circuit for receiving television and / or audio broadcasting signals from various broadcasting stations and / or program carriers and program data and / or program information,
which program data and / or program information transmitted in television program summaries pages or in data packets together with the television and / or radio signals or via a service channel, fed into cable networks and / or received as advance information or read from a program disk and stored in tabular form and on the display of the receiver either are displayed,
wherein the received program data and / or program information have theme data and the data are automatically sorted by a processor by a stored program according to a predetermined order algorithm according to certain predetermined selection criteria and displayed and / or stored after pressing a memory button, wherein
sorting by subject criteria based on the selection frequency of selected ...

Description

  • The The invention relates to a method for individual list compilation of Internet addresses, such as program data and program information receivable television and / or audio broadcast programs in a television receiver or audio broadcasting apparatus with display can be displayed with the specified in the preamble of claim 1 Features.
  • Out WO 98/21 877 A2 a generic method is known which EPG data topic-oriented using user-specific weightings sorted. This document is indicated on page 15, paragraph 2, that the viewer profile arrangement can be used in same way to identify information on the internet and the Viewer to get ready.
  • Further is also a combination of this viewer profile layout between EPG data and Internet stimulated. An application of the method below special conditions, as is the subject of the present invention is, but the publication is not apparent.
  • From the DE 198 14 254 A1 Also, a generic method is known that creates a user-dependent topic profile of the EPG data using a subprogram. This can also, as in column 12, lines 19 et seq., Indicated, apply as a hyperlink browser or especially as an Internet Web browser. It is also possible to store Internet addresses sorted by topic via the communication interface to the Internet.
  • From the EP 0 753 234 B2 a method is known in which the individual program data, the necessary tuning data for the receiving device are assigned and automatically stored with, so that automatically matched when selecting from the electronic program guide to the corresponding program or a default setting of the receiving device can be performed. From Scripture, it is also known to arrange the program data and program information by topic categories. The program data and program information as well as other stored control functions can be for example: name of the program, type of program, broadcaster (short name), short name of the program of the sender (eg BR 1, BR 3, USW), VPS activation (yes, no), RDS Activation (yes, no), program contribution start times, program contribution end times, program classification times (music, entertainment, news, sports), radioactivation data to control the recording or presentation in response to identification signals transmitted by the audio broadcast program according to coded broadcasts, program short descriptions, descriptions of the artists, etc.
  • From the DE 42 17 246 A1 a video device is known, which has a device for generating a table that can be displayed on a screen and gives an overview of television broadcasts that are broadcast in a predetermined time interval and / or belong to a predetermined type of program. The program information shown in the table is derived from additional signals that are transmitted in the blanking intervals of the television signal.
  • From the DE 39 09 334 C2 a circuit for selectively receiving or recording predetermined radio and / or television programs by means of encoded information is known, stored in the program data memory encoded data, date data and additionally assigned evaluation data and in a user evaluation profile memory with input by means of input evaluation data for the purpose of recording control of a video recorder.
  • In the DE 196 45 435 A1 For a broadcast program signal which contains a data channel for additional information in addition to an analog or digital program channel, it is proposed that the data channel contain first additional dynamic information which previews the continuation of the program contribution currently being transmitted in the program channel and at least the title and channel of the subsequent contribution include the same program channel. Alternatively, the data channel contains third additional dynamic information which contains a preview of the title and channel of program items selected by the sender, which content is related to the program contribution currently being transmitted in the program channel. According to a further alternative, the data channel contains second additional dynamic information, which represent topic keywords to the content of the currently received program contribution. All additional information is virtually EPG data that is displayed on the screen of the device. The second additional dynamic information can be selected by the user and the selected additional dynamic information set bookmarks for desired topics. These set bookmarks can be used to address content-matched pages of data services transmitted in the data channel of a broadcast program signal or in a data network.
  • From the EP 1 024 661 A2 Another EPG system is known in which, with the aid of the representation of pictograms on the screen, an EGP is realized in order to make easier selection of the programs by the user. These pictograms may include still images, video clips, graphics, animated graphics, web pages, links, and button functions for selecting programs.
  • outgoing The invention is based on the object of the prior art a sorting method for Internet addresses transmitted by television or radio signals specify.
  • The Task solves the invention by a method as specified in claim 1 is. The sorting of the internet addresses takes place like the program data and program information according to the program data and program information received topic data, automatically by the processor the respective receiving device, whether this is a television or radio receiver or a Combination device is, based on the selection frequency selected program contributions same topics or under consideration The search terms retrieved by the user from a search term store. The procedure is applied in multimedia devices to Internet addresses to sort, if these topic data are assigned or themselves from received information under the specific address of a particular Select topic.
  • At the Subject of the invention is the application of an EPG-themed automatic filter for internet addresses, the constantly evaluates which internet contributions the user prefers to see or hear or hear or sees. There are in a further embodiment of the invention, the subjects of respective broadcasts weighted in a table. Upon activation of the method according to the invention and setting the topic filter automatic on personal topics automatically only such program data and program information of program contributions whose topics in the weighting exceed specified thresholds. All other topics and related Program data is ignored. The user can then choose the one for him selectively assembled program data by topic and by the View weight in the order set on the display and make cursor presets using cursor selection or actively switch to a received channel to the desired one current Program contribution to the topic to be received.
  • advantageous Process steps are specified in the dependent claims in detail.
  • The Advantages of the topic filter automatic, realized by the method is that they take the decision from the user, which topics should be selected and weighted or which ones for the Users are not eligible. The method also allows, e.g. in conjunction with televisions for individual Family members special user profiles in the presentation of to make themed sorting. Both to make the Selection as well as to call up the tables for program selection or for the Information is a person identification then necessary. These can by entering a personal code e.g. about the Remote control of the device will be realized.
  • in the Review will be over at least several days the user habits regarding the selection frequency of program contributions covered and then assessed and appropriately selected tables either when calling from a Memory or written data before writing to memory created and e.g. by selecting "Call program contribution" on the display displayed. To the changes to take into account the user habits, the determination of user habits and the rating also done permanently, so for example The first category "Sport" can be replaced by the category "Feature films" or when using subtopics, football is replaced by tennis becomes. The weighting algorithm can also be additional Take into account weighting variables. For example, the variable can be higher be, the more often and longer Consignments with a specific theme received and seen or belongs have been. The weighting of a topic is increased if certain program contributions for example during a certain time without interruption by the user or have been presented. Has a weighting variable a specific one Value exceeded and if this value is to be increased even further, you can do so automatically set all other variables to a lower level which ensures is that nevertheless program data are disregarded when the This falls below the lower threshold of topics. The weighting A topic can also result in a decreased value if the respective program contributions Only very briefly come to the display, so be voted out by the user. The user also has the option of to set the weighting variables or to call up the preset ones.
  • It there is also the possibility by means of switching variables different grouping depths of Set topics automatically. If e.g. the switching variable of Topic automatically set to "off", so can in known way the program data and program information Topics are displayed in order and program contributions are selected. Will, however, the Switching variable set to "coarse", so be the main topic and sub-topics are weighted and all displayed, for example sports for Soccer, Handball, tennis, etc. If, however, a switching variable is set to "fine", so refers the emphasis is always on a very specific topic, for example Soccer 1st Bundesliga, so that automatically all announcements of the relevant program contributions be listed.
  • The inventive method allows it about it out, the user over to inform the beginning of a program on a preferential topic by: for example during viewing a particular program contribution - this is true for listening to a program Broadcasting alike - in the running image of the title or other details about the broadcast contribution which he could switch to now. But it is also possible, for example just a logo to show signaling, allowing the user then the possibility has to invoke the sorted program data and program information, for example, as a picture-in-picture or instead of the current picture be displayed in order to make a selection from this. As well can according to the invention e.g. the beginning broadcast automatically as a picture-in-picture display to the user to allow the optional change.
  • The However, the system can also determine user habits on the basis of preselected program contributions. if e.g. Recordings of program contributions preprogrammed over a longer period become. The weighting can change during the split times to postpone the reception of other program contributions.
  • The inventive method is on televisions, Video recorders, hard disk recorders, radios, RDS receivers and Other entertainment electronic devices applicable to a receiving part for television and radio signals, alike whether these are analog or digital signals.
  • The illustrated in the single figure flowchart illustrates the person-assigned automatic topic weighting.
  • The inventive method allows It also helps to identify user habits. For example, if children TV program contributions view, so can Adults based on the topic profile taking into account the weighting factors determine exactly if e.g. mostly educational programs were set or even those that did not for children are determined.

Claims (14)

  1. Method for individual list compilation from Internet addresses that like the program data and program information receivable television and / or audio broadcast programs in a television receiver or audio broadcasting apparatus with display can be displayed which receiving device with at least one receiver circuit for receiving television and / or audio broadcasting signals from various broadcasters and / or program makers and program data and / or program information is equipped, Which Program data and / or program information in television program guide pages or in data packets together with the television and / or radio signals or over transmit a service channel, fed into cable networks and / or received as advance information or from a program disk read and stored in tabular form and on the display of the receiver either are displayed, wherein the received program data and / or program information Have topic data and the data by means of a processor a stored program according to a predetermined ordering algorithm automatically sorted according to certain preset selection criteria and displayed and / or after pressing a memory button are stored, wherein the order according to subject criteria depending on the selection frequency of selected program contributions detected by the processor is the same Topics during a certain period of time and the topics listed Program data and / or program information spectator or listener related displayed or saved and the lists when determining new Program data and / or program information on the respective topic added them automatically become, characterized by the use in a multimedia device to the topic-oriented weighted selection of with television or audio broadcasting signals received Internet addresses, which topics or search terms are assigned, the concealed or visible and readable with transferred or called and assigned by the user from a search term store and for the display and selection of an Internet computer stored via an online interface become.
  2. Method according to claim 1, characterized in that that the selection frequency the topics associated program data and / or program information weighted and displayed according to the weighting and / or stored becomes.
  3. Method according to claim 2, characterized in that that the processor considering a Weighting variable performs the weighting.
  4. Method according to claim 3, characterized that the weighting variable is the viewing or listening time of a Program contribution without interruption.
  5. Method according to claim 3, characterized the weighting variable comprises main topic and / or subtopics.
  6. Method according to claim 1 or 2, characterized that the program data and / or program information transmission date and send time of a program contribution.
  7. Method according to one of the preceding claims, characterized marked that from the list with the weighted program data and / or program information a program contribution by cursor guidance selectable or the transmission time is preprogrammed and the receiving device at the selected transmission time turns.
  8. Method according to claim 7, characterized in that that the receiver circuit With the start of transmission correlated switch-on time information (VPS) evaluates and the switch-on time by the real received switch-on time corrected.
  9. Method according to one of the preceding claims, characterized characterized in that the sorting is user-specific and that the user prior to sorting himself by entering a user code or by querying biometric data of the user against the user Device identified.
  10. Method according to claim 9, characterized in that that the user of the device when activating the device by entering his user code or by querying biometric Identifies data and the corresponding program for user-specific Sorting and / or presentation of the listed program data and / or Program information is activated.
  11. Method according to claim 9 or 10, characterized that the user identification by pressing one or more Buttons of a remote control transmitter or a local control on the device or by biometric sensors.
  12. Method according to one of the preceding claims, characterized characterized in that upon receipt and presentation of a broadcast contribution on the display at least the transmission start of a broadcast contribution, listed in the list and / or for the default is selected has been displayed.
  13. Method according to claim 12, characterized in that that the title of the broadcast or the contribution in picture-in-picture presentation is displayed in the sub picture.
  14. Method according to claim 1, characterized in that that in an image memory the image in which the internet address is displayed, stored, and that by calling the Internet address the memory is displayed or the image memory is displayed Managed themes and search terms and the images are callable and calling the selected address from memory by pointer function, to the desired Select the computer via trigger an online interface to be able to.
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