JP2008160447A - Broadcast program receiving device, broadcast program reception planning device, broadcast program receiving method, broadcast program reception planning method, program, and recording medium - Google Patents

Broadcast program receiving device, broadcast program reception planning device, broadcast program receiving method, broadcast program reception planning method, program, and recording medium Download PDF

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JP2008160447A
JP2008160447A JP2006346414A JP2006346414A JP2008160447A JP 2008160447 A JP2008160447 A JP 2008160447A JP 2006346414 A JP2006346414 A JP 2006346414A JP 2006346414 A JP2006346414 A JP 2006346414A JP 2008160447 A JP2008160447 A JP 2008160447A
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Takashi Hirano
Kenji Morita
Kazuma Takenaka
高志 平野
健司 森田
一馬 竹中
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<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make a user easily make a plan which broadcast program the user views during movement to a destination without causing trouble nor taking time. <P>SOLUTION: A route search unit 101 searches for a route for a moving body to a destination. An acquisition unit 103 acquires broadcast program information receivable on the route of the moving body searched for by the route search unit 101. A selection unit 104 accepts a choice of arbitrary broadcast program information among pieces of broadcast program information acquired by the acquisition unit 103. A receiving unit 107 receives a broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified with the broadcast program information selected by the selection unit 104. An output unit 108 outputs route information on the route searched for by the route search unit 101 and the selected broadcast program received by the receiving unit 107. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2008,JPO&INPIT

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  The present invention relates to a broadcast program receiving apparatus, a broadcast program reception planning apparatus, a broadcast program receiving method, a broadcast program reception planning method, a program, and a recording medium that search for a route of a moving body to a destination. However, the use of the present invention is not limited to the above-described broadcast program receiving device, broadcast program reception planning device, broadcast program receiving method, broadcast program reception planning method, program, and recording medium.

  In recent years, some navigation devices mounted on mobile objects such as vehicles take into account various route search conditions set by the user, such as distance priority, time priority, and cost priority, in addition to the departure point and destination. In addition to being able to search for a route, a TV program or other broadcast program can be viewed by providing a receiver such as a TV tuner (see, for example, Patent Document 1 below). According to such a navigation device, the user can receive guidance of an optimum route satisfying various route search conditions while viewing a desired broadcast program.

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  However, in the prior art described in Patent Document 1, it is not easy for the user to plan which broadcast program to watch while moving to the destination. For example, each time a user moves, the user switches the channel and decides the program to watch intuitively, takes time and effort, and shows the scheduled travel time presented along with the searched route, newspapers / magazines, etc. It was necessary to determine the broadcast program to be viewed while moving by comparing the program schedule of

  Also, the user can watch the broadcast program that ends within the scheduled travel time while receiving the guidance of the optimum route, or can watch the desired broadcast program to the end while moving even if the route is slightly changed May be desired. Even in such a case, the user may not be able to watch the broadcast program until the end, such as reaching the destination during the broadcast of the broadcast program. For this reason, many users have desired to provide a navigation device that can flexibly respond to the user's needs as described above.

  In order to solve the above-described problems and achieve the object, a broadcast program receiving apparatus according to the invention of claim 1 is searched by a route search means for searching for a route of a mobile body to a destination, and the route search means. An acquisition means for acquiring information relating to a broadcast program that can be received on the path of the mobile body; a selection means for receiving selection of information relating to an arbitrary broadcast program from the information relating to the broadcast program acquired by the acquisition means; Receiving means for receiving a broadcast program specified by information on the broadcast program selected by the selecting means, information on the route of the mobile body searched by the route searching means, and broadcast program received by the receiving means Output means for outputting.

  The broadcast program reception planning apparatus according to the invention of claim 6 is a broadcast program reception planning apparatus for planning a broadcast program to be received while the mobile body is moving, and setting means for accepting setting of a transit point and a destination A calculation means for calculating a scheduled movement time of the mobile body on the route of the mobile body to the destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint, and the calculation means calculated by the calculation means For each scheduled movement time of the moving body, an acquisition unit that acquires information on a broadcast program that can be received within the scheduled movement time, and for each scheduled movement time of the moving body that is calculated by the calculation unit, the acquisition unit A selection means for accepting selection of information on an arbitrary broadcast program from the information on the acquired broadcast program, and a selection result selected by the selection means A generating means for generating information, characterized by comprising a.

  According to a seventh aspect of the present invention, there is provided a broadcast program receiving method comprising: a route search step for searching for a route of a mobile body to a destination; and a broadcast that can be received on the route of the mobile body searched by the route search step. An acquisition step for acquiring information related to a program, a selection step for accepting selection of information related to an arbitrary broadcast program from information related to a broadcast program acquired by the acquisition step, and information related to a broadcast program selected by the selection step A receiving step for receiving the broadcast program specified by the information, information on the route of the mobile body searched for by the route searching step, and an output step for outputting the broadcast program received by the receiving step. It is characterized by.

  The broadcast program reception planning method according to the invention of claim 8 is a broadcast program reception planning method for planning a broadcast program to be received while the mobile body is moving, and a setting step for accepting setting of a waypoint and a destination, A calculation step of calculating, for each section, a scheduled movement time of the mobile body on the route of the mobile body to the destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint, and the calculation step calculated by the calculation step For each scheduled movement time of the mobile object, an acquisition step for acquiring information related to a broadcast program that can be received within the scheduled movement time, and for each scheduled movement time of the mobile object calculated by the calculation step, A selection step for accepting selection of information on an arbitrary broadcast program from the information on the acquired broadcast program, and a selection result selected by the selection step A generation step for generating information, characterized in that it contains.

  A program according to a ninth aspect of the invention causes a computer to execute the method according to the seventh or eighth aspect.

  A recording medium according to a tenth aspect of the invention is characterized in that the program according to the ninth aspect is recorded in a computer-readable manner.

  Exemplary embodiments of a broadcast program receiving device, a broadcast program reception planning device, a broadcast program receiving method, a broadcast program reception planning method, a program, and a recording medium according to the present invention will be explained in detail below with reference to the accompanying drawings. To do.

(Embodiment)
(Functional configuration of broadcast program receiving device)
First, the functional configuration of the broadcast program receiving apparatus according to this embodiment will be described. FIG. 1 is a block diagram showing a functional configuration of the broadcast program receiving apparatus according to the present embodiment. In FIG. 1, a broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 includes a route search unit 101, a calculation unit 102, an acquisition unit 103, a selection unit 104, a determination unit 105, a control unit 106, a reception unit 107, and an output unit 108. And is composed of.

  The route search unit 101 searches for a route of the moving body to the destination. For example, the route search unit 101 includes map information, traffic jam information, departure point, waypoint, destination, various conditions (for example, time priority / distance priority, general road priority / highway priority, etc.) input by the user. Based on the information, the route of the moving body is searched. In addition, when searching for a plurality of routes, the route search unit 101 determines a route to be used for subsequent route search processing by causing the user to select one of them.

  The calculating unit 102 calculates the estimated moving time of the moving object on the route of the moving object searched by the route searching unit 101. For example, the calculation unit 102 first determines the mobile object's route based on information related to the route of the mobile object searched by the route search unit 101 (hereinafter referred to as “route information”), map information including the route of the mobile object, and the like. Calculate the distance of the route. Then, the calculation unit 102 calculates the calculated distance of the moving body route, a predetermined moving speed or a moving speed input by the user, a current time acquired from a radio clock or the like built in the broadcast program receiving device 100, Based on the information such as the scheduled departure time designated by the user, the estimated moving time of the moving body is calculated.

  The acquisition unit 103 acquires information (hereinafter referred to as “broadcast program information”) relating to a broadcast program that can be received on the route of the moving object searched by the route search unit 101. As broadcast program information, for example, an electronic program guide provided from each broadcast station can be cited. In this case, the acquisition unit 103 receives the electronic program guide transmitted from each broadcasting station by wireless communication or wired communication. The broadcast program information acquired by the acquisition unit 103 indicates, for example, the broadcast station name for each broadcast station, the program name for each program, the start / end time of the program, and the like. Here, the acquisition unit 103 according to the present embodiment acquires broadcast program information related to a broadcast program that can be received within the scheduled movement time of the mobile object calculated by the calculation unit 102. For example, when the estimated moving time of the moving object calculated by the calculation unit 102 is “10:00 to 12:00”, the acquisition unit 103 is broadcasting during “10:00 to 12:00” Broadcast program information related to a broadcast program that starts broadcasting is acquired. Examples of broadcast program information acquired by the acquisition unit 103 include, but are not limited to, information related to television broadcasting composed of video data and audio data and information related to radio broadcast consisting of only audio data.

  The selection unit 104 accepts selection of arbitrary broadcast program information from the broadcast program information acquired by the acquisition unit 103. For example, the selection unit 104 displays broadcast program information acquired by the acquisition unit 103 on the screen, and allows the user to select arbitrary broadcast program information, thereby determining broadcast program information used for subsequent route search processing.

  The determination unit 105 broadcasts a broadcast program (hereinafter referred to as “selected broadcast program”) specified by the broadcast program information selected by the selection unit 104 based on the estimated moving time of the moving object calculated by the calculation unit 102. It is determined whether or not the moving body reaches the destination. For example, the determination unit 105 has a scheduled moving time of the moving body calculated by the calculation unit 102 of “10: 0 to 12:00” and the end time of the selected broadcast program is “12:01” or later. In this case, it is determined that the mobile body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program. On the other hand, the determination unit 105 has the estimated moving time of the moving object calculated by the calculating unit 102 from “10:00 to 12:00” and the end time of the selected broadcast program is “12:00” or earlier. In this case, it is determined that the mobile body does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program.

  When the determination unit 105 determines that the mobile body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, the control unit 106 (1) detects the mobile body that does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program. The route search unit 101 is made to search for a route, or the selection unit 104 is made to accept selection of broadcast program information related to a broadcast program in which the broadcast is finished before the mobile body reaches the destination (2). For example, the control unit 106 displays a button or the like for selecting the above (1), (2), or other screens, and causes the user to select one of them, thereby performing subsequent processing ( (1), (2), or other) is determined. Here, with regard to (1) above, in order to prevent the mobile body from reaching the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, for example, the travel distance can be increased by detouring the mobile body, and parking can be stopped For example, the moving time can be earned by stopping the moving body at a certain place.

  The receiving unit 107 receives a broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the broadcast program information selected by the selection unit 104. For example, the receiving unit 107 receives a selected broadcast program transmitted from a broadcast station in the form of a radio broadcast wave.

  The output unit 108 outputs route information related to the route searched for by the route search unit 101 and the selected broadcast program received by the receiving unit 107. For example, out of the route information searched by the route searching unit 101 and the selected broadcast program received by the receiving unit 107, the output unit 108 visualizes video data and displays it on the screen. And output from a speaker.

(Procedure of route search processing by broadcast program receiving apparatus 100)
Next, a procedure of route search processing by the broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 according to the present embodiment will be described. FIG. 2 is a flowchart showing an example of a route search process performed by the broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 according to the present embodiment.

  First, the route search unit 101 searches for a route of the moving body to the destination (step S201). Next, the acquisition unit 103 acquires broadcast program information that can be received on the path of the moving body searched in step S201 (step S202).

  And the selection part 104 receives selection of arbitrary broadcast program information from the broadcast program information acquired by step S202 (step S203). Further, the receiving unit 107 receives a broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the broadcast program information selected in step S203 (step S204). Then, the output unit 108 outputs information related to the route of the moving body searched in step S201 and the selected broadcast program received in step S204 (step S205), and the series of processing ends.

  As described above, the broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 according to the present embodiment searches for a route of a mobile object to the destination, and broadcast program information related to a broadcast program that can be received on the searched route of the mobile object. Acquires selection of broadcast program information related to an arbitrary broadcast program from the acquired broadcast program information, receives a broadcast program specified by the selected broadcast program information, and relates to the route of the searched mobile object Information and received broadcast programs are output. Thereby, the user can easily plan which broadcast program is viewed while moving to the destination without taking time and effort. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In the present embodiment, the broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 has been described. However, for example, a setting unit that accepts setting of a waypoint and a destination, and a moving body up to a destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint A calculation unit that calculates the scheduled movement time of the mobile body on the route for each section, and an acquisition unit that acquires information on broadcast programs that can be received within the planned movement time for each calculated planned movement time of the mobile body And a selection unit that accepts selection of information related to an arbitrary broadcast program out of information related to the broadcast program acquired by the acquisition means for each calculated estimated movement time of the mobile body, and information related to the selected selection result If the broadcast program reception planning device includes a generation unit that generates a user, the user can watch the movie while moving, without taking time and effort. A broadcast program that can easily be selected for each section of the stopover or destination. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  Exemplary embodiments of a broadcast program receiving apparatus, a broadcast program reception planning apparatus, a broadcast program receiving method, a broadcast program reception planning method, a program, and a recording medium according to the present invention will be explained below in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. . In this embodiment, for example, a navigation device mounted on a moving body such as a vehicle (including a four-wheeled vehicle and a two-wheeled vehicle), a broadcast program receiving device, a broadcast program receiving planning device, a broadcast program receiving method, and a broadcast program according to the present invention. An example when the reception planning method, the program, and the recording medium are implemented will be described.

(Hardware configuration of navigation device 300)
Next, the hardware configuration of the navigation device 300 will be described. FIG. 3 is a block diagram illustrating a hardware configuration of the navigation device 300.

  In FIG. 3, the navigation device 300 includes a CPU 301, a ROM 302, a RAM 303, a magnetic disk drive 304, a magnetic disk 305, an optical disk drive 306, an optical disk 307, an audio I / F (interface) 308, and a microphone 309. A speaker 310, an input device 311, a video I / F 312, a display 313, a communication I / F 314, a GPS unit 315, various sensors 316, and a camera 317. Are connected by a bus 320 or the like.

  The CPU 301 governs overall control of the navigation device 300. The ROM 302 records programs such as a boot program and a broadcast program receiving program. The RAM 303 is used as a work area for the CPU 301. That is, the CPU 301 controls the entire navigation device 300 by executing various programs recorded in the ROM 302 while using the RAM 303 as a work area.

  The magnetic disk drive 304 controls the reading / writing of the data with respect to the magnetic disk 305 according to control of CPU301. The magnetic disk 305 records data written under the control of the magnetic disk drive 304. As the magnetic disk 305, for example, an HD (hard disk), an FD (flexible disk), or the like can be used.

  The optical disk drive 306 controls reading / writing of data with respect to the optical disk 307 according to the control of the CPU 301. The optical disk 307 is a detachable recording medium from which data is read according to the control of the optical disk drive 306. As the optical disc 307, a writable recording medium can be used. As a removable recording medium, in addition to the optical disk 307, an MO, a memory card, or the like may be used.

  Examples of information recorded on the magnetic disk 305 and the optical disk 307 include map data and function data. The map data includes background data that represents features (features) such as buildings, rivers, and the ground surface, and road shape data that represents the shape of the road, and is composed of multiple data files divided by district. ing.

  The road shape data further includes traffic condition data. The traffic condition data includes, for example, whether or not there is a signal or a pedestrian crossing, whether or not there is a highway doorway or junction, the length (distance) of each link, road width, direction of travel, road type (highway, Such as toll roads and general roads).

  The function data is three-dimensional data representing the shape of the facility on the map, character data representing the description of the facility, and other various data other than the map data. Map data and function data are recorded in blocks divided by district or function. Specifically, for example, the map data is recorded in a state where each block can be divided into blocks such that each represents a predetermined district on the map displayed on the display screen. Further, for example, the function data is recorded in a state where each function can be divided into a plurality of blocks so as to realize one function.

  The function data is data for realizing functions such as program data for realizing route search, calculation of required time, route guidance, etc. in addition to the above-described three-dimensional data and character data. Each of the map data and the function data is composed of a plurality of data files divided for each district or each function.

  The audio I / F 308 is connected to a microphone 309 for audio input and a speaker 310 for audio output. The sound received by the microphone 309 is A / D converted in the sound I / F 308. For example, the microphone 309 may be installed near the sun visor of the vehicle, and the number thereof may be one or more. Note that the sound input from the microphone 309 can be recorded on the magnetic disk 305 or the optical disk 307 as sound data.

  The speaker 310 outputs the sound D / A converted from the sound signal by the sound I / F 308. The speaker 310 is not limited to a fixed type, and may be a headphone, for example.

  Examples of the input device 311 include a remote controller having a plurality of keys for inputting characters, numerical values, various instructions, and the like, a keyboard, and a touch panel. The input device 311 may be realized by any one form of a remote control, a keyboard, and a touch panel, but can also be realized by a plurality of forms.

  The video I / F 312 is connected to the display 313 and the camera 317. Specifically, the video I / F 312 is output from, for example, a graphic controller that controls the entire display 313, a buffer memory such as a VRAM (Video RAM) that temporarily records image information that can be displayed immediately, and a graphic controller. And a control IC for controlling the display 313 based on the image data to be processed.

  The display 313 displays icons, cursors, menus, windows, or various data such as characters and images. As the display 313, for example, a CRT, a TFT liquid crystal display, a plasma display, or the like can be adopted. For example, the display 313 is provided in front of the driver's seat inside the vehicle. The display 313 may be configured by a single display 313 such as a main display provided in front of the driver's seat inside the vehicle, and the main display provided in front of the driver's seat inside the vehicle and the interior of the vehicle. It may be configured by a plurality of displays 313 such as a combination with a sub-display provided in front of the rear seat.

  The communication I / F 314 is connected to a network via wireless and functions as an interface between the navigation device 300 and the CPU 301. The communication I / F 314 is further connected to a communication network such as the Internet via wireless, and also functions as an interface between the communication network and the CPU 301.

  Communication networks include LANs, WANs, public line networks and mobile phone networks. Specifically, the communication I / F 314 includes, for example, an FM tuner, a VICS (Vehicle Information and Communication System) / beacon receiver, a radio navigation device, and other navigation devices. Get road traffic information such as regulations. VICS is a registered trademark.

  Further, the communication I / F 314 includes a TV tuner, and receives a broadcast program from a broadcasting station by the TV tuner. Of the broadcast program received by the TV tuner, audio data is output from the speaker 310 under the control of the audio I / F 308, for example. The video data is output from the display 313 under the control of the video I / F 312, for example.

  The GPS unit 315 receives radio waves from GPS satellites and outputs information indicating the current position of the vehicle. The output information of the GPS unit 315 is used when the CPU 301 calculates the current position of the vehicle together with output values of various sensors 316 described later. The information indicating the current position is information for specifying one point on the map data, such as latitude / longitude and altitude.

  The various sensors 316 output information for determining the position and state of the vehicle, such as a vehicle speed sensor, an acceleration sensor, and an angular velocity sensor. Information output by these various sensors 316 is used for the calculation of the current position of the vehicle by the CPU 301, the calculation of the change in speed and direction, and the like. On the other hand, various sensors 316 such as a radio wave sensor, an infrared sensor, and an ultrasonic sensor provided outside the vehicle detect, for example, an object existing around the vehicle and photograph the object with the camera 317. Is output.

  The camera 317 captures an image outside the vehicle. The image captured by the camera 317 is not limited to a still image and may be a moving image. In addition, an image photographed by the camera 317 is displayed on the display 313, for example, under the control of the video I / F 312.

  Note that the functional configuration of the broadcast program receiving apparatus 100 according to the embodiment shown in FIG. 1 specifically includes, for example, the route search unit 101, the calculation unit 102, the determination unit 105, and the control unit 106 by the CPU 301. The acquisition unit 103 and the reception unit 107 realize the functions of the communication I / F 314, the selection unit 104, the input device 311, the output unit 108, the display 313, and the speaker 310.

(Procedure of route search processing by the navigation device 300)
Next, a procedure of route search processing by the navigation device 300 will be described. FIG. 4 is a flowchart illustrating an example of a route search process performed by the navigation device 300.

  First, the route of the moving body to the destination is searched (step S401), and the estimated moving time of the moving body on the route of the moving body searched in step S401 is calculated (step S402). Next, broadcast program information related to a broadcast program that can be received on the path of the mobile object searched in step S401 is acquired (step S403), and any broadcast program is selected from the broadcast program information acquired in step S403. Information selection is accepted (step S404).

  Next, it is determined whether or not the mobile body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the broadcast program information selected in step S404 (step S405). If it is determined in step S405 that the mobile body does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program (step S405: No), the process proceeds to step S410. On the other hand, if it is determined in step S405 that the mobile body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program (step S405: Yes), it is determined whether or not to change the route of the mobile body searched in step S401. (Step S406).

  If it is determined in step S406 that the route of the moving body is to be changed (step S406: Yes), a route in which the moving body does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program is searched (step S407), and the process proceeds to step S410. move on. On the other hand, when it is determined in step S406 that the route of the moving object is not changed (step S406: No), whether or not to change the broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the broadcast program information selected in step S404. Is determined (step S408).

  If it is determined in step S408 that the selected broadcast program is to be changed (step S408: Yes), selection of broadcast program information related to the broadcast program that is broadcast before the mobile body reaches the destination is accepted (step S409). The process proceeds to step S410. On the other hand, when it is determined in step S408 that the selected broadcast program is not changed (step S408: No), the process proceeds to step S410.

  Subsequently, a broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the broadcast program information selected in step S404 or step S409 is received (step S410), route information regarding the route searched in step S401 or step S407, and The selected broadcast program received in step S410 is output (step S411), and the series of processes is terminated.

(An example of broadcast program information displayed on the screen of the display 313)
Next, an example of broadcast program information displayed on the screen of the display 313 will be described. FIG. 5 is an explanatory diagram showing an example of broadcast program information displayed on the screen of the display 313.

  As shown in FIG. 5, on the screen of the display 313, a broadcast that can be received within the moving object scheduled time “10: 00 to 11:00” on the moving object “current location” to “destination A”. Broadcast program information 501, 502, and 503 relating to the program and buttons 511, 512, and 513 for selecting the broadcast program information 501, 502, and 503 are shown.

  In FIG. 5, for example, when the button 512 is selected by the user, the broadcast program information 502 is determined as broadcast program information used for the subsequent route search processing, that is, broadcast program information related to the received broadcast program.

(An example of information for determining the change of the route and the selected broadcast program)
Next, an example of information for determining the change of the route and the selected broadcast program displayed on the screen of the display 313 will be described. FIG. 6 is an explanatory diagram showing an example of information for determining a change in the route and the selected broadcast program displayed on the screen of the display 313.

  As shown in FIG. 6, a pop-up screen 600 including buttons 601, 602 and 603 for determining a change of a route and a selected broadcast program is displayed on the screen of the display 313.

  Here, before the pop-up screen 600 is displayed, when the user selects the button 512 on the screen shown in FIG. 5, the broadcast program information 502 becomes broadcast program information used for the subsequent route search processing, That is, it is determined as broadcast program information regarding the broadcast program to be received.

  The end time of the broadcast program specified by the broadcast program information 502 is “12:00” in spite of the scheduled movement time of the mobile body being “10:00 to 11:00”. It is determined that the moving body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the program.

  As a result, the route of the mobile body is changed so that the mobile body does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, or the broadcast program is sent to the broadcast program that is broadcast before the mobile body reaches the destination. A pop-up screen 600 for determining whether to change or neither of them is changed is displayed.

  In FIG. 6, for example, when the button 601 is selected by the user, the route of the moving body is changed so that the moving body does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program. In addition, when the user selects the button 602, broadcast program information relating to a broadcast program that is broadcast before the mobile body reaches the destination (for example, broadcast program information 501 and 503 in FIG. 5 corresponds). Accept the selection. When the button 603 is selected by the user, neither the route of the moving body nor the selected broadcast program is changed.

  As described above, the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment searches for a route of a mobile object to the destination, acquires broadcast program information related to a broadcast program that can be received on the searched route of the mobile object, Received a selection of arbitrary broadcast program information from the acquired broadcast program information, received a broadcast program specified by the selected broadcast program information, received information on the route of the searched mobile object, and received The broadcast program is output. Thereby, the user can easily plan which broadcast program is viewed while moving to the destination without taking time and effort. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In addition, the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment calculates the estimated moving time of the moving object on the searched moving object route, and the broadcast program related to the broadcast program that can be received within the calculated estimated moving time of the moving object. It was set as the structure which acquires information. As a result, the user can determine which broadcast program to watch while moving to the destination without taking time and effort, and without being confused by the broadcast program information related to the broadcast program broadcast other than while moving. Can be easily planned. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In addition, the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment is designed so that the mobile object is being broadcast during the broadcast of the broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the selected broadcast program information based on the calculated estimated movement time of the mobile object. If it is determined whether or not the mobile unit reaches the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, the route is routed to a route where the mobile unit does not reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program. The configuration is changed. Thereby, the user can view the desired broadcast program to the end while moving. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In addition, the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment is designed so that the mobile object is being broadcast during the broadcast of the broadcast program (selected broadcast program) specified by the selected broadcast program information based on the calculated estimated movement time of the mobile object. If it is determined whether or not the mobile unit will reach the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, the selected broadcast program will be broadcast to the end of the broadcast before the mobile unit reaches the destination The program is changed. Thus, the user can easily select a broadcast program that can be viewed to the end while moving. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  Note that the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment relates to a broadcast program whose broadcast ends within the scheduled movement time of the mobile object, out of the broadcast program information related to the broadcast program that can be received within the calculated estimated movement time of the mobile object. It is good also as a structure which acquires broadcast program information. Even in such a configuration, the user can easily select a broadcast program that can be viewed to the end while moving. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In addition, in the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment, when the searched route is composed of a plurality of sections, the broadcast program information related to broadcast programs that can be received on the searched mobile route for each section. And receiving selection of arbitrary broadcast program information from the acquired broadcast program information, receiving a broadcast program specified by the selected broadcast program information, and information on the route of the searched mobile object, The received broadcast program may be output. With such a configuration, the user can easily plan which broadcast program to watch while moving to the destination for each section without taking time and effort. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  In the present embodiment, the navigation apparatus 300 that functions as a broadcast program receiving apparatus has been described. However, for example, a setting of a waypoint and a destination is accepted, and movement to a destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint is performed. Calculate the estimated movement time of the moving body on the route of the body for each section, obtain information on broadcast programs that can be received within the estimated movement time for each calculated estimated movement time of the moving object, and calculate Broadcast program reception plan apparatus that accepts selection of information related to an arbitrary broadcast program from information related to a broadcast program acquired by the acquisition means at each scheduled movement time of the mobile body and generates information related to the selected selection result However, as with the navigation device 300 according to the present embodiment, the user can perform the most while moving without taking time and effort. A broadcast program that can view up, can be readily selected for each section of the stopover or destination. As a result, user satisfaction can be improved.

  The broadcast program receiving method and the broadcast program reception planning method described in the present embodiment can be realized by executing a program prepared in advance by a computer. This program is recorded on a computer-readable recording medium such as a hard disk, a flexible disk, a CD-ROM, an MO, and a DVD, and is executed by being read from the recording medium by the computer. The program may be a transmission medium that can be distributed via a network such as the Internet.

It is a block diagram which shows the functional structure of the broadcast program receiver concerning this Embodiment. It is a flowchart which shows an example of the procedure of the route search process by the broadcast program receiver concerning this Embodiment. It is a block diagram which shows the hardware constitutions of a navigation apparatus. It is a flowchart which shows an example of the procedure of the route search process by a navigation apparatus. It is explanatory drawing which shows an example of the broadcast program information displayed on the screen of a display. It is explanatory drawing which shows an example of the information for determining the change of the path | route and selection broadcast program which were displayed on the screen of a display.

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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 100 Broadcast program receiver 101 Route search part 102 Calculation part 103 Acquisition part 104 Selection part 105 Judgment part 106 Control part 107 Reception part 108 Output part

Claims (10)

  1. A route search means for searching for a route of the moving body to the destination;
    Obtaining means for obtaining information on a broadcast program that can be received on the route of the mobile body searched by the route searching means;
    A selection means for accepting selection of information on an arbitrary broadcast program from information on the broadcast program acquired by the acquisition means;
    Receiving means for receiving a broadcast program specified by information on the broadcast program selected by the selection means;
    Information on the route of the mobile body searched by the route search means, and output means for outputting the broadcast program received by the receiving means;
    A broadcast program receiving apparatus comprising:
  2. A calculation means for calculating a scheduled movement time of the mobile body on the path of the mobile body searched by the route search means;
    The acquisition means includes
    The broadcast program receiving apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the broadcast program receiving apparatus acquires information related to a broadcast program that can be received within a scheduled movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculating unit.
  3. The acquisition means includes
    Of the information related to the broadcast program that can be received within the scheduled movement time of the mobile object calculated by the calculating means, the information related to the broadcast program that is broadcast within the estimated movement time of the mobile object calculated by the calculating means The broadcast program receiving apparatus according to claim 2, wherein
  4. During the broadcast of a broadcast program (hereinafter referred to as “selected broadcast program”) specified by information on the broadcast program selected by the selection means based on the estimated movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation means. Determining means for determining whether or not the mobile body reaches the destination;
    The route of the moving body in which the moving body does not reach the destination during the broadcasting of the selected broadcast program when the determining means determines that the moving body reaches the destination during the broadcasting of the selected broadcasting program Control means for causing the route search means to search,
    The broadcast program receiving apparatus according to claim 2, further comprising:
  5. During the broadcast of a broadcast program (hereinafter referred to as “selected broadcast program”) specified by information on the broadcast program selected by the selection means based on the estimated movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation means. Determining means for determining whether or not the mobile body reaches the destination;
    When the determination means determines that the mobile body reaches the destination during the broadcast of the selected broadcast program, the selection of information on the broadcast program that is broadcast before the mobile body reaches the destination is selected. Control means for receiving the selection means;
    The broadcast program receiving apparatus according to claim 2, further comprising:
  6. A broadcast program reception planning device for planning a broadcast program to be received during movement of a mobile body,
    A setting means for accepting settings for waypoints and destinations;
    A calculating means for calculating, for each section, a scheduled movement time of the moving body on the route of the moving body to the destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint;
    Acquisition means for acquiring information related to broadcast programs that can be received within the scheduled movement time for each scheduled movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation means;
    Selection means for receiving selection of information related to an arbitrary broadcast program from information related to broadcast programs acquired by the acquisition means for each scheduled movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation means;
    Generating means for generating information relating to the selection result selected by the selecting means;
    A broadcast program reception planning apparatus comprising:
  7. A route search step for searching for a route of the moving body to the destination;
    An acquisition step of acquiring information related to a broadcast program that can be received on the route of the mobile body searched by the route search step;
    A selection step of accepting selection of information on an arbitrary broadcast program from information on the broadcast program acquired by the acquisition step;
    A receiving step for receiving a broadcast program specified by information on the broadcast program selected by the selection step;
    An output step of outputting information related to the route of the mobile body searched by the route search step, and a broadcast program received by the reception step;
    A broadcast program receiving method comprising:
  8. A broadcast program reception planning method for planning a broadcast program to be received while a mobile body is moving,
    A setting process for accepting settings for waypoints and destinations;
    A calculation step of calculating, for each section, a scheduled movement time of the mobile body on the path of the mobile body to the destination divided into a plurality of sections by the waypoint;
    An acquisition step of acquiring information related to a broadcast program that can be received within the scheduled movement time for each scheduled movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation step;
    A selection step for accepting selection of information related to an arbitrary broadcast program from information related to the broadcast program acquired by the acquisition step for each scheduled movement time of the mobile body calculated by the calculation step;
    Generating step for generating information on the selection result selected by the selection step;
    A broadcast program reception planning method comprising:
  9.   A program for causing a computer to execute the method according to claim 7 or 8.
  10.   A computer-readable recording medium having the program according to claim 9 recorded thereon.
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