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GB2328105B - Video distribution system - Google Patents

Video distribution system

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Publication number
GB2328105B
GB2328105B GB9823424A GB9823424A GB2328105B GB 2328105 B GB2328105 B GB 2328105B GB 9823424 A GB9823424 A GB 9823424A GB 9823424 A GB9823424 A GB 9823424A GB 2328105 B GB2328105 B GB 2328105B
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Prior art keywords
distribution system
video distribution
video
system
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Expired - Fee Related
Application number
GB9823424A
Other versions
GB2328105A (en
GB9823424D0 (en
Inventor
Nack Y Cho
Junior Jerry E Magilton
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.)
Bylon Co Ltd
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Bylon Co Ltd
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Priority to US08/301,320 priority Critical patent/US5566353A/en
Application filed by Bylon Co Ltd filed Critical Bylon Co Ltd
Priority to GB9704698A priority patent/GB2307820B/en
Publication of GB9823424D0 publication Critical patent/GB9823424D0/en
Publication of GB2328105A publication Critical patent/GB2328105A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2328105B publication Critical patent/GB2328105B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Fee Related legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/20Servers specifically adapted for the distribution of content, e.g. VOD servers; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/25Management operations performed by the server for facilitating the content distribution or administrating data related to end-users or client devices, e.g. end-user or client device authentication, learning user preferences for recommending movies
    • H04N21/258Client or end-user data management, e.g. managing client capabilities, user preferences or demographics, processing of multiple end-users preferences to derive collaborative data
    • H04N21/25866Management of end-user data
    • H04N21/25883Management of end-user data being end-user demographical data, e.g. age, family status or address
    • 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
    • H04N7/162Authorising the user terminal, e.g. by paying; Registering the use of a subscription channel, e.g. billing
    • H04N7/165Centralised control of user terminal ; Registering at central
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N7/00Television systems
    • H04N7/16Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
    • H04N7/167Systems rendering the television signal unintelligible and subsequently intelligible
    • H04N7/1675Providing digital key or authorisation information for generation or regeneration of the scrambling sequence
    • 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
    • H04N7/17336Handling of requests in head-ends
GB9823424A 1994-09-06 1995-09-05 Video distribution system Expired - Fee Related GB2328105B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US08/301,320 US5566353A (en) 1994-09-06 1994-09-06 Point of purchase video distribution system
GB9704698A GB2307820B (en) 1994-09-06 1995-09-05 Video distribution system

Publications (3)

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GB9823424D0 GB9823424D0 (en) 1998-12-23
GB2328105A GB2328105A (en) 1999-02-10
GB2328105B true GB2328105B (en) 1999-03-31

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GB9823424A Expired - Fee Related GB2328105B (en) 1994-09-06 1995-09-05 Video distribution system

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Families Citing this family (4)

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US6434621B1 (en) * 1999-03-31 2002-08-13 Hannaway & Associates Apparatus and method of using the same for internet and intranet broadcast channel creation and management
US7525556B2 (en) 2002-01-31 2009-04-28 Sony Corporation Data creating device, data reproducing device, data processing system, and methods therefor
US20040083177A1 (en) * 2002-10-29 2004-04-29 General Instrument Corporation Method and apparatus for pre-encrypting VOD material with a changing cryptographic key
US7934010B2 (en) * 2004-03-03 2011-04-26 Alcatel-Lucent Usa Inc. System and method for retrieving digital multimedia content from a network node

Citations (2)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1994003995A1 (en) * 1992-08-07 1994-02-17 Nbl Communications, Inc. Video distribution network
WO1994014283A1 (en) * 1992-12-09 1994-06-23 Discovery Communications, Inc. Television program delivery system

Patent Citations (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1994003995A1 (en) * 1992-08-07 1994-02-17 Nbl Communications, Inc. Video distribution network
WO1994014283A1 (en) * 1992-12-09 1994-06-23 Discovery Communications, Inc. Television program delivery system

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GB9823424D0 (en) 1998-12-23

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Effective date: 19990905