GB2280977B - A remote control system for at least selecting television channels - Google Patents

A remote control system for at least selecting television channels

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Publication number
GB2280977B
GB2280977B GB9421169A GB9421169A GB2280977B GB 2280977 B GB2280977 B GB 2280977B GB 9421169 A GB9421169 A GB 9421169A GB 9421169 A GB9421169 A GB 9421169A GB 2280977 B GB2280977 B GB 2280977B
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United Kingdom
Prior art keywords
control system
remote control
television channels
selecting television
selecting
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Lifetime
Application number
GB9421169A
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GB2280977A (en
GB9421169D0 (en
Inventor
Jean-Paul Brassard
Michel Dufresne
Pierre Garneau
Maurice Milot
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
VIDEOTRON GROUPE LTEE
Le Groupe Videotron Ltee
Original Assignee
VIDEOTRON GROUPE LTEE
Le Groupe Videotron Ltee
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Priority to CA 2041210 priority Critical patent/CA2041210C/en
Application filed by VIDEOTRON GROUPE LTEE, Le Groupe Videotron Ltee filed Critical VIDEOTRON GROUPE LTEE
Priority to GB9118869A priority patent/GB2255214B/en
Publication of GB9421169D0 publication Critical patent/GB9421169D0/en
Publication of GB2280977A publication Critical patent/GB2280977A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2280977B publication Critical patent/GB2280977B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Lifetime legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04HBROADCAST COMMUNICATION
    • H04H60/00Arrangements for broadcast applications with a direct linking to broadcast information or broadcast space-time; Broadcast-related systems
    • H04H60/35Arrangements for identifying or recognising characteristics with a direct linkage to broadcast information or to broadcast space-time, e.g. for identifying broadcast stations or for identifying users
    • H04H60/45Arrangements for identifying or recognising characteristics with a direct linkage to broadcast information or to broadcast space-time, e.g. for identifying broadcast stations or for identifying users for identifying users
    • 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
    • H04N21/81Monomedia components thereof
    • H04N21/812Monomedia components thereof involving advertisement data
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • 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
GB9421169A 1991-04-25 1991-09-04 A remote control system for at least selecting television channels Expired - Lifetime GB2280977B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
CA 2041210 CA2041210C (en) 1991-04-25 1991-04-25 Television audience data gathering
GB9118869A GB2255214B (en) 1991-04-25 1991-09-04 Television audience data gathering

Publications (3)

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GB9421169D0 GB9421169D0 (en) 1994-12-07
GB2280977A GB2280977A (en) 1995-02-15
GB2280977B true GB2280977B (en) 1995-07-05

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GB9421169A Expired - Lifetime GB2280977B (en) 1991-04-25 1991-09-04 A remote control system for at least selecting television channels

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EP0144085A2 (en) * 1983-12-08 1985-06-12 Control Data Corporation Television and market research data collection system and method

Patent Citations (1)

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EP0144085A2 (en) * 1983-12-08 1985-06-12 Control Data Corporation Television and market research data collection system and method

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
USRE44685E1 (en) 1994-04-28 2013-12-31 Opentv, Inc. Apparatus for transmitting and receiving executable applications as for a multimedia system, and method and system to order an item using a distributed computing system
US7702752B2 (en) 1996-02-21 2010-04-20 Disney Enterprises, Inc. Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references
US8117286B2 (en) 1996-02-21 2012-02-14 Disney Enterprises, Inc. Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references

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GB9421169D0 (en) 1994-12-07

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