JPH07162776A - Program guiding system - Google Patents

Program guiding system

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JPH07162776A
JPH07162776A JP5302456A JP30245693A JPH07162776A JP H07162776 A JPH07162776 A JP H07162776A JP 5302456 A JP5302456 A JP 5302456A JP 30245693 A JP30245693 A JP 30245693A JP H07162776 A JPH07162776 A JP H07162776A
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Shinichi Kikuchi
Hidenori Mimura
Keiichi Watabe
英紀 三村
桂一 渡部
伸一 菊地
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Toshiba Ave Corp
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株式会社東芝
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PURPOSE: To provide a program guiding system capable of providing auxiliary information for a broadcasting program in synchronism by an electronic recording medium.
CONSTITUTION: In a CD-ROM driving part 1, the auxiliary information is read from a CD-ROM in which the auxiliary information of the broadcasting program is recorded and the auxiliary information of the program broadcasted at present is displayed through a central processing part 6 at a display part 5 by a timer part 2. By selecting a desired program by a program specifying key input part 4a by a user, the broadcasting of the program is started, a broadcasting starting SW 3 is simultaneously turned ON and the timer part 2 is reset.
COPYRIGHT: (C)1995,JPO

Description

【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【産業上の利用分野】この発明は、CD−ROM等の電子記録媒体を利用してテレビ番組等に補助的な情報を付加する番組ガイドシステムに関する。 BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION This invention relates to program guide system for adding auxiliary information to a television program or the like by using an electronic recording medium such as a CD-ROM.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】現在、テレビ放送を利用してドラマやドキュメントやニュースなど、いろいろな番組が放送されている。 At present, such as drama and documents and news using the TV broadcast, a variety of program is being broadcast. しかし、番組そのものから伝えられる情報には限度があり、それ以外の番組に関連した補助的な情報は、他のメディアで調べなければならなかった。 However, there is a limit to the information transmitted from the program itself, the auxiliary information related to the other program, had to be examined in other media. 例えば番組に対する歴史背景や地理情報、出演者名、画面内に出ている装飾品情報等の補助情報が知りたい場合には、 For example, historical background and geographical information for the program, performer name, in case you want to know the auxiliary information such as ornaments information that has come out in the screen,
TVガイド等の雑誌、または番組とは直接関係ない、それぞれの分野での専門書などで調べなければならなかった。 TV guide, etc. of the magazine or not directly related to the program, had to be examined, such as technical books in their respective fields.

【0003】また、外国語の放送などで一度聞いただけでは理解できなかった場合など、後から調べるのは困難であるばかりか、補助情報を他のメディアで調べる場合、調べる項目を記憶しておかなければならず、容易に調べるのは困難であるという問題点があった。 [0003] Also, for example, if only heard once in a broadcast of a foreign language that could not be understood, not only it is difficult to find out later, when you examine the auxiliary information in other media, keep in store the items to investigate there must, there was a problem that it is difficult easily examine.

【0004】 [0004]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】上記したように従来の番組ガイドでは、補助情報を知りたい場合、番組放送とは直接関連がないため、調べる際のキーワードを利用者が覚えていなければならなかったり、調べる書物が多い場合には番組を見ている最中にすぐに調べることができなかったり、外国語放送などでは、調べる際のキーワードを覚えておけなかったりという問題点があった。 In the [0006] above-mentioned As described above, in the conventional program guide, if you want to know the auxiliary information, because there is no directly related to the program broadcast, had to remember the keywords the user at the time to investigate or, or could not be examined immediately while in the case book is often looking at a program to examine, in the foreign language broadcasting, there is a problem that may not put to remember the keyword in examining.

【0005】そこで、この発明は上記欠点を除去し、放送番組に対して補助的な情報を電子記録媒体により同期して提供できる番組ガイドシステムを提供することを目的とする。 [0005] Therefore, the present invention is to remove the above drawbacks, and an object thereof is to provide a program guide system that can provide auxiliary information synchronized by an electronic recording medium to the broadcast program.

【0006】 [0006]

【課題を解決するための手段】上記目的を達成するために、この発明では、放送番組に対応する補助情報を記録した記録媒体と、前記記録媒体から補助情報を再生する補助情報再生手段と、現在時刻を検出するタイマー手段と、前記タイマー手段により検出された前記現在時刻において利用者が選択した前記放送番組を検知する番組検知手段と、前記タイマー手段にから前記放送番組の経過時間を検出する経過時間検出手段と、前記経過時間検出手段により検出した前記経過手段により前記記録媒体から関連した前記補助情報を検索する補助情報検索手段と、前記補助情報検索手段により、検索された前記補助情報を表示する補助情報表示手段とを具備している。 To achieve the above objects resolving means for the ## in the present invention, a recording medium recording the auxiliary information corresponding to the broadcast program, and auxiliary information reproducing means for reproducing the auxiliary information from said recording medium, detecting a timer means for detecting the current time, the program detection means for detecting the broadcast program selected by the user at the current time detected by the timer means, the elapsed time of the broadcast program from the timer means an elapsed time detecting means, and the auxiliary information retrieval means for retrieving the auxiliary information associated from the recording medium by the elapsed means detected by the elapsed time detecting means, by said auxiliary information retrieval means, said auxiliary information retrieved and comprising an auxiliary information display unit that displays.

【0007】 [0007]

【作用】このように構成されたものにおいては、番組開始からの経過時間を検知し、記録媒体に記録された補助情報を検索し表示することによって、容易に放送番組内容に同期した補助情報を検索表示できる。 [Action] In this way one configured detects the elapsed time from the program start by searching recorded on the recording medium auxiliary information display, the auxiliary information synchronized easily broadcast program content Search can be displayed.

【0008】 [0008]

【実施例】この発明の実施例を図面を参照し、詳細に説明する。 EXAMPLES Referring to the drawings an embodiment of the present invention will be described in detail. 図1はこの発明の一実施例の番組ガイドシステムを示す構成図である。 Figure 1 is a block diagram showing a program guide system of one embodiment of the present invention. 1は放送番組の補助情報を記録してあるCD−ROMを再生するCD−ROMドライブ部である。 1 is a CD-ROM drive unit for reproducing a CD-ROM that is recorded auxiliary information of the broadcast program. 2は放送番組とCD−ROMに記録された補助情報のタイミングを合わせるタイマー部である。 2 is a timer unit for timing of the auxiliary information recorded in the broadcast program and CD-ROM. 3はタイマー部2を計時スタートするための放送スタートスイッチである。 3 is a broadcast start switch for counting start the timer unit 2. 4aは任意の放送番組を指定するためのキー入力部である。 4a is a key input unit for designating an arbitrary broadcast program. 4bは補助情報のジャンルを指定するキー入力部である。 4b is a key input unit to specify the genre of auxiliary information. 5はCD−ROMに記録された補助情報を表示する表示部である。 5 is a display unit for displaying the auxiliary information recorded in the CD-ROM. 6はこれらのシステムを制御する中央処理部である。 6 is a central processing unit for controlling these systems.

【0009】次に図2に示すフローチャートを用いて、 [0009] Next, using the flowchart shown in FIG. 2,
この実施例の動作を説明する。 The operation of this embodiment will be described. 始めに、CD−ROMドライブ部1に、補助情報を記録してあるCD−ROMを装着する(F2)。 First, the CD-ROM drive unit 1, mounting the CD-ROM to the auxiliary information are recorded (F2). CD−ROM内のデータを中央処理部6に読み込む(F3)。 Read data in the CD-ROM to the central processing unit 6 (F3). CD−ROM内のデータ構成例を図3に示す。 The data structure of the CD-ROM shown in FIG. 次に中央処理部6にて装着したCD− It was then installed in the central processing unit 6 CD-
ROM内に複数の番組に対応する補助情報が記録されているかを判断し、記録されていれば、図4に示すCD− Supplementary information corresponding to a plurality of programs to determine if they are being recorded in the ROM, if it is recorded, shown in Figure 4 CD-
ROM内の番組テーブルを中央処理部6に読み込む(F It reads the program table in the ROM to the central processing unit 6 (F
4、F5)。 4, F5). 例えば「大河ドラマ」の場合、番組コードが「0001」、時間検索jテーブルアドレスが「00 For example, if the "drama", program code is "0001", the time search j table address "00
00212」で示す。 00212 shown in ". ユーザーは番組指定キー入力部4 The user program designation key input unit 4
aにて、希望番組である「大河ドラマ」を選択する(F At a, select the "drama", which is the desired program (F
6)。 6). 番組放送開始と同時に放送スタートSW3をON Program broadcast start and ON the broadcast start SW3 at the same time
してタイマー部2をリセットし、計時スタートする(F The timer unit 2 is reset, clocking start (F
7〜F9)。 7~F9). タイマー部2は1秒おきに自動的にカウントアップするように配設してある。 Timer unit 2 are arranged so as to automatically count up every second. 任意の時間にタイマー部2を読み出すと放送開始時間からの経過時間を求めることができる。 Reading a timer unit 2 at any time and it is possible to obtain the elapsed time from the broadcasting start time.

【0010】次に図5に示すCD−ROM内の時間検索テーブルを中央処理部6に読み込む。 [0010] Then read the time search table in the CD-ROM shown in FIG. 5 to the central processing unit 6. (F10)。 (F10). 読み込んだデータの内、適切なデータのある場合のみ、図6 Among the read data, only when there is proper data, FIG. 6
に示す「出演者」「地理」「歴史」「装飾品情報」などのジャンル別表示を表示部5に表示する(F11)。 The genre display, such as a "performer", "Geography", "history", "ornaments information" shown in the display on the display unit 5 (F11). ここでジャンル指定キー入力部4bにて「歴史」と「地理」を選択することにより、図7に示すような選択した特定ジャンルのみの表示となる(F12、F13)。 By selecting the "geography" as "history" in this case genre designation key input unit 4b, a display of only a specific genre selected as shown in FIG. 7 (F12, F13).

【0011】次にジャンル指定キー入力部4bにて、 [0011] in the next genre specified key input section 4b,
「歴史」または「地理」の中から補助情報を選択することにより、図8(a)、(b)にそれぞれ示すような補助情報を表示する(F14、F15)。 By selecting the auxiliary information from the "history" or "Geography", FIG. 8 (a), displays the auxiliary information as shown respectively in (b) (F14, F15).

【0012】補助情報の表示が終了するか、F12にて特定ジャンルを選択しなかった場合、タイマー部2の時間に合わせて、CD−ROMからのデータを再構成する(F17)。 [0012] whether the display of the auxiliary information is completed, if you did not select a specific genre in the F12, to match the time the timer unit 2, to reconstruct the data from the CD-ROM (F17). 再構成した後、番組終了ならば本システムも終了し、番組がまだ続くようであればF10に戻り、 After reconstitution, also end this system if the end of the program, the program returns to F10 if still persists,
タイマー部2の時間に合わせてCD−ROM内の時間検索情報を再度読み込み、同様の動作を繰り返す(F1 I reread time search information in the CD-ROM in accordance with the time the timer unit 2, the same operation is repeated (F1
8、F19)。 8, F19).

【0013】この実施例ではCD−ROMに記録されてた番組の補助情報を放送番組の進行と同時にリアルタイムで表示することにより、放送では表現しきれない補助的な情報を得ることが可能となる。 [0013] By simultaneously displayed in real time and progress of auxiliary information broadcast programs of a program in this embodiment is recorded in CD-ROM, it is possible to obtain supplemental information which can not be represented in the broadcast .

【0014】図9はこの発明の他の実施例の番組テーブルを示す説明図である。 [0014] FIG. 9 is an explanatory view showing a program table of another embodiment of the present invention. 図1に示す実施例においてタイマー部2を単純なカウンターから月日時分秒まで管理できるタイマーに変更し、図9に示す番組テーブルを中央処理部6で読み込む。 Change timer to manage the timer unit 2 from simple counter to the moon date, hour, minute, and second in the embodiment shown in FIG. 1, reads the program table shown in FIG. 9, the central processing means 6. 図9に示す番組テーブルには、番組コード、番組名、放送日時、放映時間および時間検索テーブルアドレスが記録されている。 The program table shown in FIG. 9, the program code, program name, broadcasting date, broadcasting time and the time search table address is recorded. 例えば番組コードが「0001」の場合、番組名「大河ドラマ」、放送日時「1990年11月1日20時」、放送時間「85 For example, when the program code is "0001", a program name "saga", broadcast date and time "at 1990 11 January 20", broadcast time "85
分」、時間検索テーブルアドレス「0000212」となる。 Minute ", is the time search table address" 0000212 ". これにより、タイマー部2で読み出せる日時データを、番組テーブルの中の放送日時データとの減算によって容易に経過時間を求めることができる。 Accordingly, the date and time data that can be read by the timer unit 2, can be obtained easily elapsed time by subtracting the broadcast date and time data in the program table.

【0015】また、この実施例ではTV放送について番組に同期をとりながら表示する例を示したが、例えばV [0015] In addition, an example has been shown to display while synchronizing to the program for TV broadcasting in this embodiment, for example V
TRなどにこの発明を取り組むことにより、VTRスタートからの上映時間を正確に管理できるため、あらかじめ記録されたビデオ番組についての補助情報を表示することも容易である。 By addressing this invention such as TR, since the running time from the VTR start can be accurately managed, it is also easy to display the auxiliary information about the pre-recorded video program.

【0016】 [0016]

【発明の効果】以上詳細に説明したように、この発明によれば、CD−ROMに記録された番組の補助情報を放送番組の進行と同時にリアルタイムで表示することにより、放送では表現しきれない補助的な情報を得ることが可能となる。 As described [Effect Invention above in detail, according to the present invention, by displaying progressive real time simultaneously auxiliary information broadcast programs of a program recorded on a CD-ROM, you can not express the broadcast it is possible to obtain supplemental information.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】 この発明の一実施例を示す番組ガイドシステムの構成図である。 1 is a configuration diagram of a program guide system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

【図2】 図1の実施例の動作を示すフローチャート図である。 Is a flowchart showing the operation of the embodiment of FIG. 1;

【図3】 CD−ROM内のデータ構成例を示す説明図である。 3 is an explanatory diagram showing an example of the data configuration of the CD-ROM.

【図4】 CD−ROM内の番組テーブルの一例を示す説明図である。 4 is an explanatory diagram showing an example of a program table in the CD-ROM.

【図5】 CD−ROM内の時間検索テーブルの一例を示す説明図である。 5 is an explanatory diagram showing an example of a time search table in the CD-ROM.

【図6】 図1の実施例におけるジャンル別表示の説明図である。 6 is an explanatory view of the genre display in the embodiment of FIG.

【図7】 図1の実施例における特定ジャンル表示の説明図である。 7 is an explanatory view of a particular genre display in the embodiment of FIG.

【図8】 図1の実施例における補助情報表示の説明図である。 8 is an explanatory diagram of an auxiliary information display in the embodiment of FIG.

【図9】 この発明の他の実施例の番組テーブルを示す説明図である. 9 is an explanatory view showing a program table of another embodiment of the present invention.

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1…CD−ROMドライブ部、2…タイマー部、3…放送スタートSW、4a…番組指定キー入力部、4b…ジャンル指定キー入力部、5…表示部、6…中央処理部。 1 ... CD-ROM drive unit, 2 ... timer unit, 3 ... broadcasting start SW, 4a ... program designation key input unit, 4b ... genre specified key input unit, 5 ... display unit, 6 ... the central processing unit.

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【手続補正書】 [Procedure amendment]

【提出日】平成6年6月17日 [Filing date], 1994 June 17,

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【補正対象書類名】図面 [Correction target document name] drawings

【補正対象項目名】図2 [Correction target item name] FIG. 2

【補正方法】変更 [Correction method] change

【補正内容】 [Correction contents]

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───────────────────────────────────────────────────── フロントページの続き (72)発明者 三村 英紀 神奈川県横浜市磯子区新杉田町8番地 株 式会社東芝横浜事業所内 ────────────────────────────────────────────────── ─── front page of the continuation (72) inventor Hidenori Mimura, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture Isogo-ku, Shinsugita-cho, address 8 Co., Ltd. Toshiba Yokohama workplace

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 放送番組に対応する補助情報を記録した記録媒体と、 前記記録媒体から補助情報を再生する補助情報再生手段と、 現在時刻を検出するタイマー手段と、 前記タイマー手段により検出された前記現在時刻において利用者が選択した前記放送番組を検知する番組検知手段と、 前記タイマー手段にから前記放送番組の経過時間を検出する経過時間検出手段と、 前記経過時間検出手段により検出した前記経過手段により前記記録媒体から関連した前記補助情報を検索する補助情報検索手段と、 前記補助情報検索手段により、検索された前記補助情報を表示する補助情報表示手段とを具備したことを特徴とする番組ガイドシステム。 And 1. A recording medium storing the auxiliary information corresponding to the broadcast program, and auxiliary information reproducing means for reproducing the auxiliary information from said recording medium, and a timer means for detecting current time, detected by said timer means and program detection means for detecting the broadcast program selected by the user at the current time, and the elapsed time detecting means for detecting the elapsed time of the broadcast program from the timer means, the elapsed detected by the elapsed time detecting means and auxiliary information retrieval means for retrieving the auxiliary information associated from the recording medium by means programs said by auxiliary information retrieval means, characterized by comprising an auxiliary information display means for displaying the auxiliary information retrieved guide system.
  2. 【請求項2】 前記補助情報とは、歴史情報、地理情報、出演者情報、外国語訳情報、画面内に出ている装飾品情報、画面内に出ている建造物情報とすることを特徴とする請求項1記載の番組ガイドシステム。 The method according to claim 2, wherein the auxiliary information, characterized in that the history information, geographic information, performer information, foreign language translation information, ornaments information that has come out on the screen, building information that has come out on the screen the program guide system of claim 1 wherein.
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