KR101337374B1 - Iptv system for offering in message management service, and method for offering in message management service - Google Patents

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KR101337374B1
KR101337374B1 KR1020070067826A KR20070067826A KR101337374B1 KR 101337374 B1 KR101337374 B1 KR 101337374B1 KR 1020070067826 A KR1020070067826 A KR 1020070067826A KR 20070067826 A KR20070067826 A KR 20070067826A KR 101337374 B1 KR101337374 B1 KR 101337374B1
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Abstract

The present invention relates to an IPTV box service providing system and a method for providing a box service for integrally managing a telephone number, an email address and contents of a counterpart. The present invention relates to a telecommunication service and program specific information related to a box service included therein. PSI), multiplexing the portal screen data including image and text information, and receiving and transmitting a missed message and a telephone by receiving a telecommunication channel included in the IP packetized transport stream and a headend system for IP packetizing and outputting the transport stream. Integrate call list, text message, mail box, and message box menu Subscriber terminal providing through menu and missed message, phone call list, text message, mail box, message box list To perform the Inbox service, such as It is provided including a message service system.
Accordingly, the present invention provides the inbox service to the subscriber through the inbox service system that performs the inbox service, the phone information to be sent and received (transmitted, received) to their mobile terminal, landline phone, email management server, Efficient and integrated management of multimedia messages, text messages, emails and messages.
IPTV, Headend Systems, Set Top Boxes, Multicasting, Inbox

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IPTV Inbox service provision system and Inbox service provision method {IPTV SYSTEM FOR OFFERING IN MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SERVICE, AND METHOD FOR OFFERING IN MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SERVICE}

1 is a diagram illustrating an IPTV inbox service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

2 is a diagram illustrating an IPTV headend system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

3 is a diagram illustrating an inbox service system of an IPTV inbox service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a diagram illustrating a module related to a telecommunication channel and a module of an IPTV communication client operated in an IPTV set-top box for implementing an inbox service included in a telecommunication service according to an embodiment of the present invention.

5 is a diagram illustrating an authentication process for using an inbox service according to an embodiment of the present invention.

6 to 10 are diagrams for explaining messages exchanged between a set-top box and a message box service system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

11A to 11C illustrate an IPTV inbox service providing method according to an embodiment of the present invention.

12 is a diagram illustrating a method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber station according to an embodiment of the present invention.

13 to 22 are views for explaining the inbox menu provided in the inbox main screen according to an embodiment of the present invention.

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100: inbox service system 101: connection front end server

102: connection distribution server 103: presence server

104: authentication server 105: web service server

106: calendar notification service server 107: in-memory server

109: intelligent network interworking server 215: network switch system

220: return path server system 225: personalization authentication server

20: IPTV subscriber terminal

500: IPTV inbox service providing system

The present invention relates to a system for providing an IPTV box service and a method for providing a box service, and more particularly, to an IPTV box service providing system and a box service providing method for collectively managing a phone number, an e-mail address, and contents of a counterpart. It is about.

In general, people store the phone number from the other party in their mobile phone or landline and can check it. In addition, the phone number sent to the other party is stored in his mobile phone or landline.

In addition, his mobile phone terminal stores the phone number of the short message (SMS) or multimedia message (MMS) sent to the other party, the phone number of the short message (SMS) or multimedia message (MMS) received from the other party and the absence The contents are being saved.

In addition, in the case of an e-mail, the e-mail address sent to the e-mail address subscribed to the home page of the homepage or the Internet portal service and the e-mail address received from the other party are stored in the e-mail management server, and then logged in to the e-mail management server. You can check it.

As such, if the service by managing the phone number, the e-mail is a normal inbox service, people can check the phone number and content of the short message, multimedia message sent and received through the email management server to which he subscribed In addition, through their mobile terminals, people can check incoming and outgoing phone numbers and contents of missed calls, and thus, there is a need for managing message boxes efficiently and collectively.

As an example of managing the inbox, Korean Patent Application No. 1020030083031 discloses a method for collectively managing a text message sent through a terminal or a website.

The patent application is a method for managing a text message sent to a terminal (receiving terminal) of the other party through a website, accessing the website (calling terminal number), receiving number (receiving terminal number) and message A text message sending information input process for inputting contents; The text message is characterized in that it comprises a text message sending process sent to the receiving terminal and the calling terminal.

However, since the patent application merely provides a method and system for totally managing text messages sent through a terminal or a web site in one terminal, the phone number (wired, mobile communication), e-mail and the contents thereof are totally controlled. There is a problem not managed by.

On the other hand, in general, IPTV may be provided as a system capable of providing various contents through dozens or hundreds of broadcast channels. The IPTV (IPTV: Internet Protocol Television) receives signals provided from a broadcast program provider (PP), terrestrial wave, cable, and satellite, and transmits various broadcast channels through a headend system and a network to a subscriber terminal (set-top box). A variety of contents can be provided to the subscriber through a TV screen connected to the set-top box by transmitting to the subscriber.

As such, although the IPTV headend system provides various contents, there is a problem in that the inbox service described above cannot be efficiently provided.

The present invention is to solve the above-mentioned problems, IPTV subscriber terminal in conjunction with the TV headend system for transmitting a telecommunication channel associated with the box service included in the telecommunication service and the box service system for performing the inbox service The purpose of the present invention is to provide an IPTV inbox service providing system and an inbox service providing method capable of managing an efficient and integrated inbox.

In order to achieve the above object, an inbox service providing system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a headend system for transmitting a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service including an inbox service and an inbox service for performing the inbox service. An IPTV inbox service providing system comprising a system, comprising: a data broadcasting system for generating portal screen data including information related to the service; It is connected to the IPTV subscriber station via the IP network via a return channel, receives an authentication request message for the service generated from the IPTV subscriber station through the IP network, and logs information of the subscriber using the inbox service. A return path server system for storing start / end time information; Receiving the authentication request message from the return pass server system, generating an authentication key (Unique Key, UK) in response to the authentication request message, and transmitting the authentication key to the IPTV subscriber station through the return path server system and the IP network; Personalization authentication server; And Inbox service for collecting incoming / outgoing telephone information and transmitting / receiving multimedia message, text message, email and message information in packet form through wired / wireless communication network and transmitting them according to the request of IPTV subscriber terminal. It includes a system.

A multiplexing system for multiplexing the program specific information (PSI) related to the portal screen data and the telecommunications service, and outputting a transport packet into an IP packet; And a network switch system for transmitting the telecommunication channel included in the IP packetized transport stream received from the multiplexing system to the IPTV subscriber station through the IP network in a multicast manner.

In addition, the program specific information (PSI) may be generated by the PSI / SI Generator by processing the channel information, rating information, scheduling information, etc. stored in the PSI Repository.

In addition, the authentication request message is characterized in that the terminal authentication (family authentication) or personal authentication (PIN authentication).

The inbox service system may further include: a connection front end server configured to establish and maintain an access session with the IPTV subscriber terminal through a client in the IPTV subscriber terminal; A presence server, which is connected to the access front end server, processes a subscriber's login and logout, and manages connection state information accordingly; An authentication server that performs authentication of the IPTV subscriber station or an individual of the IPTV inbox service subscriber according to the authentication key received from the IPTV subscriber station; Receive incoming and outgoing telephone information in packet form from intelligent network system of wired and mobile communication exchange, and receive and send message information of its own sent / received from data management center through mobile communication network or Internet network. Message receiving server to store in the database divided into; And a resource list server for receiving a list inquiry request message for requesting a list query for any one of the lists from an IPTV subscriber station and transmitting a result list to the subscriber station with reference to the database. .

In addition, the message information may include multimedia messaging service (MMS), short text message service (SMS), email and message information.

The message type may be a missed message, a phone call, a text message, a mail box, or a message box.

In addition, the resource list server receives a specific list query request message for requesting a specific list query for selecting a specific list included in the list from the IPTV subscriber station to obtain a result list by referring to the corresponding specific list by referring to the database. It can transmit to the subscriber terminal.

In addition, the result list is characterized in that it is processed in the form of XML.

The inbox service system may further include an intelligent network interworking server, and the intelligent network interworking server may receive its incoming and outgoing telephone information from the intelligent network system of a wired or mobile communication exchanger in the form of a packet and transmit it to the message receiving server. have.

In addition, the access front end server may distribute the message transmitted between the IPTV subscriber station and the resource list server.

In addition, the missed message list may include the multimedia messaging service (MMS), the title of the short message service (SMS) that occurred in the absence, the date and time information received and the date information of the telephone number occurred in the absence.

In addition, the telephone call list may include a phone number classified as missed, outgoing, or received and its missed, outgoing, received date and time information.

In addition, the text message list may include a multimedia message, a mobile phone number to which the text message is sent and received, and the title and origin of the multimedia message and the text message, and a date and time information of the received multimedia message and text message. .

In addition, the mail box list may include a sent, received e-mail address and an e-mail subject, and a sent, received date and time information.

In addition, the message box list may include the contents of the outgoing and received wired telephone number and the message and the outgoing and received date and time information.

In addition, a method for providing an inbox service according to another embodiment of the present invention includes a headend system for transmitting a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service including an inbox service and an inbox service system for performing the inbox service. A method of providing an in-box service, the method comprising the steps of: (a) when a subscriber's IPTV subscriber terminal requests terminal authentication through an IPTV network and a return path server system, the personalization authentication server performing terminal authentication; (b) the IPTV headend system transmitting a telecommunications channel related to a telecommunications service to the IPTV subscriber terminal via the IPTV network; (c) the personalization authentication server performing personal authentication to perform an inbox service included in the telecommunications service; (d) The message receiving server receives the incoming / outgoing telephone information in the form of packet through the intelligent network interworking server from the intelligent network system of the wired or mobile communication exchange, and the transmission and reception information transmitted through the mobile communication network or the internet network. A message receiving server receiving the data from a data management center and dividing the information into a list and storing the information in a database; And (e) the resource list server receiving a list inquiry request message from a subscriber station requesting a list lookup for any one of the lists, and transmitting a result list to the subscriber station by referring to the corresponding list in a database. do.

The message information may include a multimedia messaging service (MMS), a short text message service (SMS), email, and message information.

The message type may be a missed message, a phone call, a text message, a mail box, or a message box.

In addition, the present invention (f) the resource list server receives a list lookup request message requesting a list lookup for any one of the list from the IPTV subscriber station to the corresponding list by referring to the database result list to the subscriber station The method may further include transmitting.

In addition, the result list may be processed in XML form.

In addition, the terminal authentication of the step (a) (a1) when the personalization authentication server receives a terminal authentication request message containing the ID (SAID) of the terminal from the IPTV terminal, and generates a terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID Transmitting to the IPTV subscriber station; (a2) when the inbox service system receives an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber terminal, performing authentication and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber terminal; And (a3) when the inbox service system receives the login request from the IPTV subscriber station, performing a login and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station.

In addition, the terminal authentication is characterized in that when the IPTV subscriber terminal is booted.

In addition, the personal authentication of the step (c) is (c1) the personal authentication server includes a personal identification number (Personal Identification Number, PIN) inputted from the subscriber and the terminal ID (SAID) of the terminal from the IPTV subscriber terminal Receiving a request message, generating a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN, and transmitting the private authentication key to the IPTV subscriber station; (c2) when the inbox service system receives an authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber station, performing authentication and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station; And (c3) when the inbox service system receives the login request from the IPTV subscriber station, performing a login and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station.

In addition, the authentication request received in step (c2) may include the ID and password input from the subscriber when the first personal authentication request after booting the IPTV subscriber terminal.

The inbox service system may further include an intelligent network interworking server, and the intelligent network interworking server may receive its incoming and outgoing telephone information from the intelligent network system of a wired or mobile communication exchanger in the form of a packet and transmit it to the message receiving server. have.

In addition, the message transmitted between the IPTV subscriber station and the resource list server may be distributed by the access front end server.

In addition, an inbox service method in an IPTV subscriber station according to another embodiment of the present invention includes a set-top box receiving a telecommunication channel from an IPTV headend system and interworking with an inbox service system that performs an inbox service. A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber station, comprising: (a) a terminal authentication module transmitting a terminal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the set-top box to a personalization authentication server through a return pass server system; Receiving a terminal authentication key through a return pass server system; (b) when the terminal authentication module sends an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key to the authentication server of the service system, receiving a result of the terminal authentication from the authentication server; (c) receiving a login result from the presence server when the terminal authentication module requests a login request for a telecommunication service to a presence server; (d) receiving, by the telecommunication channel receiving module, a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service and an inbox service included therefrom from the IPTV headend system through an IP network; (e) When the personal authentication module sends a personal authentication request message including the ID of the set-top box and the personal identification number (PIN) input from the subscriber to the personalization authentication server through the liter pass server system, Receiving a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN through a return path server system; (f) when the personal authentication module sends an authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key to the authentication server of the service system, receiving a result of performing personal authentication from the authentication server; (g) receiving a login result from the presence server when the personal authentication module requests a login server to start a inbox service included in a telecommunication service to a presence server; (h) The Inbox list inquiry module transmits a list inquiry message for one of the missed message, telephone call, text message, mail box, and message box to the resource list server according to the subscriber's selection from the message box main screen. Receiving a list of results in response thereto; And (i) the message box specific list inquiry module selecting a specific list included in the list, transmitting a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server, and receiving a result list in response.

The terminal authentication is characterized in that the set-top box occurs at boot.

In addition, the authentication request transmitted in step (f) may include the ID and password input from the subscriber when the IPTV subscriber station is the first personal authentication request after booting.

In addition, the main box of the message box may be configured to include a menu of the missed message phone call list, mail box, message box.

In addition, the menu of the missed message may be configured to include the multimedia messaging service (MMS), the title of the short message service (SMS) that occurred in the absence, the date and time received and the date of the telephone number in the absence.

In addition, the menu of the phone call list may be configured to include a phone number divided into missed, outgoing and received, and its origination and reception date and time.

In addition, the text message menu may be configured to include a multimedia message, a text message originated and received, the mobile communication telephone number and multimedia message, the title and origin of the text message, and the date and time received.

In addition, the menu of the mail box may be configured to include the origin, received e-mail address and email subject and the date and time of the origin, received e-mail.

In addition, the message box menu may be configured to include the origin, received landline phone number and the content, date and time of the message.

In addition, the recording medium according to another embodiment of the present invention is performed in the IPTV subscriber terminal, and recorded by the IPTV telecommunication client program that provides the subscriber with the inbox service included in the telecommunication service while interworking with the inbox service system. The IPTV telecommunication client, which is executed when the IPTV subscriber terminal is booted, performs a terminal authentication process, and performs a communication main module for controlling each service included in the telecommunication service according to the subscriber's request; A terminal authentication module for performing terminal authentication when a subscriber selects a telecommunication service from a telecommunication main menu; A personal authentication module for performing personal authentication when an IPTV subscriber selects an inbox service among telecommunication services; Inbox Inbox Sends the list inquiry message for any one of missed message, phone call, text message, mail box, and message box to the resource list server according to the subscriber's selection, and receives the result list in response. Inbox list query module; And a message box specific list inquiry module for selecting a specific list included in the list, transmitting a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server, and receiving a result list in response thereto.

The inbox list search module outputs a list inquiry message for any one of a missed message, a phone call, a text message, a mail box, a message box, and the like to the resource list server according to a subscriber's selection from the inbox main screen. A list query output module; A message box list inquiry receiving module which receives a result list in response to the list inquiry message from the resource list server; And a message box list lookup control module for controlling the message box list lookup output module and the message box list lookup receiving module.

Hereinafter, preferred embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. In the following description and the related drawings, the same components are denoted by the same reference numerals.

1 is a diagram illustrating an IPTV inbox service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 1, an inbox service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes an IPTV headend system 200, an inbox service system 100, and an IP network.

The IPTV head-end system 200 includes broadcast content supplied from each broadcast content provider 10, such as a program provider (PP), a data provider (DP), a terrestrial provider or an IPTV content provider (CP), and the like. In addition, the electronic program guide (EPG) information for the broadcast content is transmitted to the set-top box (STB) of the IPTV viewer. In particular, the IPTV headend system 200 transmits the portal screen data including the image and text information related to the telecommunication service for IPTV and the in-box service included in the telecommunication service to the telecommunication channel to transmit the IPTV subscriber terminal 20. ) In this case, the portal screen data may be provided to the subscriber in the form of a user interface implemented on the main screen of the telecommunications and the inbox main screen included in the telecommunication main screen on the IPTV subscriber terminal 20.

In addition, the IPTV headend system 200 is a subscriber switch (L3 switch, 350), subscriber concentrator (xDSL concentrator, via a Gigabit or higher speed router and L3 switch using a multicast routing protocol of the premium network 300). Through the DSLAM or FES (Fast Ethernet Switch, 360), portal content including broadcast content and EPG information, image and text information related to telecommunications services, etc., is connected to the IP set-top box 20 of a plurality of subscribers joined to the corresponding channel. The IPTV headend system 200 will be described in detail later with reference to FIG. 2.

The multicasting routing protocol may be a PIM-SM (Protocol Indentpendent Multicast-Sparse Mode) protocol, but the present invention is not limited thereto, and distance vector multicast routing protocol (DVMRP), multicast extensions to OSPF (MOSPF), and core CBT (core). Multicast routing protocols of either Based Tree) and Protocol Independent Multicast-Dense Mode (PIM-DM) may be used.

The IP network includes an IP backbone network using a unicast or multicast routing protocol, a subscriber network (eg, Ethernet, xDSL, HFC, FTTC, FTTH), and an IPTV subscriber station 20.

Each IP backbone network includes a premium network 300, each router including a Rendezvous Point (RP, 310) and a Premium Edge (PE) router 320, a macro switch (L3 switch, 330). And N-Topia switch (L3 switch, 340) (N-Topia: service using high-speed Internet through LAN equipment installed in a group building installed with UTP), and subscriber switch (L3 switch, 350). The Layer 3 network equipment uses the PIM-SM multicast routing protocol, respectively, and the IPTV subscriber station 20 and the subscriber concentrator 360 use the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and the IGMP Snooping protocol, respectively. The subscriber concentrator 360 may include an xDSL concentrator, a DSLAM, or a Fast Ethernet Switch (FES).

The rendezvous point 310 of the premium network 300 manages a PIM Join list and a PIM Prune list for a plurality of multicast groups. In the present invention, a broadcast channel including a telecommunication channel is Since it corresponds to a multicast group, it manages a join list and a prune list for each broadcast channel.

The Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is used between the IPTV subscriber station 20 requesting the selection / deselection of a broadcast channel and the Layer 3 network equipment (eg, subscriber switch 350) that accepts the request.

The IGMP Snooping protocol is a Layer 2 device (e.g., located between a subscriber's IP set-top box (20.1 ... 20.N) requesting channel selection / release and a Layer 3 device (e.g. subscriber switch 350) accepting this request. As a protocol driven by the subscriber concentrator 360, the Layer 2 equipment (subscriber concentrator 360) driven by the IGMP Snooping protocol is an IGMP between an IP set-top box (20.1 .. 20.N) and a Layer 3 network device. Recognizing transmission and reception messages, the broadcast channel including the telecommunication channel is transmitted only to the IP set-top box (20.1..20.N) of the subscriber who made the channel request.

The subscriber network refers to a network between the Layer 2 equipment (eg, subscriber concentrator 360) and the IPTV subscriber station 20, and includes Ethernet, xDSL (ADSL.VDSL), HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coax), and FTTH. (Fiber To The Home) can be composed of any one of the topologies.

The IPTV subscriber station 20 is a TV with an IP set-top box (20.1 .. 20.N, STB), or an IP set-top box (20.1 .. 20.N) connected with the subscriber's TV, a computer, a notebook, or Any one terminal of the personal portable terminal can be used.

In the following description, for the sake of convenience, the IPTV subscriber station and the IP set-top box are considered to be the same as "20".

The IPTV set-top box 20 includes a hardware layer composed of STB hardware such as a CPU, a media processor, Flash RAM, and an Ethernet module, a system software layer including device drivers and an operating system, and a Java virtual machine (JVM). Machine, Java Network Interface (JNI), ACAP API (ACAP-J, ACAP-X API) (Java TV, Havi UI, JMF, DAVIC, CA Interface), Conditional Access System (CAS) module or digital Digital Rights Management (DRM) interface module, middleware layer equipped with API (Navigator, Audio streaming API, VOD, Flash player, HDS Client, SSO Client), streaming protocol (RTP, RTSP) for IP media service, It supports various multi codecs such as MPEG2, MPEG4, MPEG7, H.264, WMV-9, and other codecs, and includes an electronic program guide (EPG) client, a web browser or client for use of time-shifted broadcast service.It consists of four layers, including the application layer. The subscriber's IPTV set top box 20 is assigned an IPv4 address or an IPv6 address.

The inbox service system 100 collects incoming and outgoing telephone information, and transmits and receives multimedia messages, text messages, emails, and messages in a packet form through wired and wireless communication networks, and transmits them according to a request of an IPTV subscriber station. It is a system that executes the service. The inbox service system 100 will be described in more detail later with reference to FIG. 3.

2 is a diagram illustrating an IPTV headend system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 2, the IPTV headend system 200 according to an embodiment of the present invention is a system for providing a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service and an inbox service included therein to the IPTV subscriber station 20. Broadcast system 235, multiplexing system 210, network switch system 215, return path server system 220 and personalization authentication server 225, media management system 240, and additionally, The end system 200 includes a baseband system 205 for receiving video and audio signals, a reception limiting system 245 for limiting programs according to the age of the subscriber, and providing the subscriber with an inbox service included in the telecommunication service. It further includes a billing processing system 250 for billing by one.

The data broadcasting system 235 generates portal screen data including image and text information related to a telecommunication channel for a telecommunication service and an inbox service included therein, which is generated by encoding by a data encoder. To be supplied to the multiplexing system 120.

In addition, the data broadcasting system 235 further generates program specific information (PSI) and additional service information (SI) related to the telecommunication channel. To this end, the data broadcast system 235 includes a PSI Repository, a PSI generator, and an SI generator.

The PSI Repository receives EPG information, channel information, rating information, scheduling information, and the like for a telecommunication channel from a media management system (MOC) for programming, producing, and managing a channel related to a telecommunication service. Save it.

The PSI generator processes EPG information, channel information, rating information, and scheduling information related to a program stored in the PSI Repository, that is, a PSIP table, a DVB-SI table, and a PSI according to the ACAP (Advanced Common Application Platform) international standard. PSI (Program Specific Information) information processed into a table, a table related to ACAP data broadcasting, and the like are generated and supplied to the multiplexing system 210.

The SI generator processes EPG information, channel information, rating information, and scheduling information related to additional services stored in the PSI Repository into individual section tables and SI tables according to the ACAP (Advanced Common Application Platform) international standard. Generates SI (Service Information) information.

Meanwhile, video and audio signals are further supplied to the multiplexing system 210, which is supplied from the base band system 210.

The baseband system 205 basically receives a broadcast signal such as a terrestrial wave by a DS-3 optical end station, a Yagi antenna, and an integrated receiver decoder (IRD), respectively, a tuner and a received source. A frame synchronizer for converting and correcting signals into SDI signals and synchronizing frames, a signal divider such as an A / V router that connects / concentrates all broadcast signal channels for operation management, advertises on the SDI signals, Includes a subtitle generator to insert a logo and subtitle to edit and process the signal.

Accordingly, the baseband system 205 receives an MPEG-2 broadcast signal supplied from a program provider (PP) or an analog broadcast signal from terrestrial waves, converts the received broadcast signal into a SDI (Serial Digital Interface) signal, and converts the frame into a frame. (Frame) is synchronized and distributed to the multiplexing system 210 by distributing the broadcast video and audio signals of a plurality of broadcast channels (eg, 100 channels) through a routine switcher.

In this case, the baseband system 205 may insert at least one of an advertisement, a logo, or a subtitle into a broadcast video and audio signal by a subtitle generator CG and an automatic program controller (APC).

Here, the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) signal is a digital signal standard having a transmission rate of 270 Mbps, and it is preferable that a composite digital image and four channels of digital audio signals are mixed.

The multiplexing system 210 compresses the video and audio signals output from the baseband system 205 into H.264 by A / V encoder (A / V Encoder) for each broadcasting channel, and compresses the SDI video signals into H.264. Is compressed to MPEG-2 AAC to format the MPEG-2 Transport Stream packet.

Accordingly, the multiplexing system 210 multiplexes portal screen data including program specific information (PSI), image and text information related to the telecommunication service generated from the data broadcasting system 235 and the inbox service included therein. Thereafter, the transport stream is output as an IP packet and transmitted to the network switch system 215.

In this case, the multiplexing system 210 may further multiplex the basic data for the basic EPG to facilitate the subscriber's convenience so that the IPTV subscriber station 20 receives the telecommunication channel.

When the network switch system 215 uses the PIM-SM multicast routing protocol, the network switch system 215 transmits a register message to the rendezvous point RP and sends a JOIN message from the rendezvous point RP in response thereto. The registration process is performed at the rendezvous point RP, which receives the received information and sets the path.

In the IP network, the rendezvous point (RP, 310), the Metro Switch 330, the N-Topia Switch 340, and the subscriber switch 350, which is an L3 switch formed in the subscriber network, and the subscriber concentrator 360, which is an L2 switch, are formed. Since this has been described in detail in FIG. 1, it will be omitted.

Accordingly, the IP network using the PIM-SM multicast routing protocol and PIM-SM JOIN / PRUNE described above in FIG. 1 includes an IP packetized and transport streamed telecommunication channel received from the network switch system 215. The broadcasting channels may first transmit to a rendezvous point (RP, 170) in which an L3 switch, which is an IPTV dedicated network (backbone network), is located in a multicasting manner.

Here, there are two methods for transmitting a plurality of broadcast channels, including a telecommunication channel, which is IP packetized and transported to the router of the rendezvous point (RP, 310), to the IPTV subscriber station 20.

First, the subscriber switch 350, which is an L3 switch, periodically transmits a static join message to the router 310 of the rendezvous point RP and joins the IP packetized telecommunication channel from the rendezvous point RP 310. By the subscriber switch 350). Of course, the subscriber switch 350 receives not only a telecommunication channel but also an airborne broadcast channel and a broadcast channel according to various contents.

Second, the IPTV subscriber station 20 transmits the IGMP JOIN / LEAVE message generated by selecting / deselecting the telecommunication channel to the subscriber concentrator 360 and the subscriber switch 350, and subsequently to the subscriber switch 350. By receiving the PIM-SM JOIN / PRUNE message by joining the telecommunication channel to the rendezvous point (RP) by receiving from the subscriber switch (350). Of course, the subscriber switch 350 receives not only a telecommunication channel but also an airwave channel and a broadcast channel according to various contents.

Accordingly, the IP network according to the above two methods may include a broadcast channel including a telecommunication channel in response to an IGMP JOIN / LEAVE message generated by selecting / releasing a telecommunication channel from the IPTV subscriber station 20. 20).

The media management system 240 is a system for managing a variety of business process information (program programming information, location information, contract information, product information, etc.) for operating a broadcast business, broadcast program programming information, content and media management information, It manages contract information and product information of program provider (PP) and content provider (CP), and acts as a coordinator that integrates and manages information flow through organic combination with each system in the center of broadcasting center. .

In addition, in terms of acquisition, the media management system 240 acquires / manages and manages EPG information, which is broadcasting schedule information related to contract management, media and content metadata management, and telecommunication services. Real-time broadcasting and telecommunication channel scheduling management and analysis of CP / CA in terms of analysis and analysis, marketing analysis reporting such as subscriber viewing tendency, and delivery result recording / management for settlement with CP / CA in terms of delivery to provide.

In particular, the media management system 240 is interworked with the data broadcasting system 235, the program provider (PP) / content provider (CP), the billing processing system 250, and the like. Synchronize information and data to provide data synchronization with each subsystem.

For example, the media management system 240 extracts not only EPG information of a broadcasting channel but also channel information, rating information, scheduling information, and the like related to a program and an additional service of a telecommunication service and an inbox service included therein. Transmit to system 235.

The return path server system 220 records the use start / end time of the subscriber using the telecommunication service including the inbox service and log information using the IPTV subscriber terminal 20, and bidirectionally relates to the telecommunication service. It processes the data, and provides the online bill delivery for the telecommunications service to the IPTV subscriber terminal 20, interworking with the billing processing system 250, bidirectional data usage history / billing interworking processing, and receives and responds to the bidirectional data The response data is transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20 through the unicasting IP network.

In particular, the return path server system 220 is connected to the IPTV subscriber station 20 via the IP network in a return channel, and an authentication request message for the telecommunication service including the inbox service is generated from the IPTV subscriber station 20. And transmitted through the IP network and the network switch system 215.

The personalization authentication server 225 is a server that authenticates the subscriber to the telecommunication service including the inbox service. The personalization authentication server 225 transmits the authentication request message transmitted from the IPTV subscriber station 20 to the IP network, the network switch system 215 and the return path. Received through the server system 220, and generates an authentication key (Unique Key, UK) in response to the authentication request message to the IPTV through the return path server system 220, network switch system 215 and IP network The subscriber station 20 transmits. In this case, the return path server system 220 may transmit the authentication key to the IPTV subscriber station 20 through the IP network in a unicasting manner.

The authentication request message is terminal authentication or personal authentication, and a detailed description of the authentication will be described later with reference to FIG. 5.

The EPG providing system 230 provides EPG information to the set top box 20. The monitoring system 255 is a control system that monitors a transmission failure of an A / V broadcast signal for IPTV broadcasting and a downlink of the IPTV headend system 200 to monitor a reception failure.

3 is a diagram illustrating an inbox service system of an IPTV inbox service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 3, the inbox service system 100 according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a connection front end server 101, a connection distribution server 102, a presence server 103, an authentication server 104, and a resource list. Server 105, database 106, message receiving server 107, intelligent network interworking server 108, presence server 103, associated with the components of the headend system 200 Personalization authentication server 225, return pass server system 220, and network switch system 215. Here, the information communication network is a concept including an IP network network, which is a dedicated IPTV network, and a normal Internet network.

The personalization authentication server 225 and the return path server 220 are components constituting the IPTV headend system 200 as described above with reference to FIG. 2, and on the other hand, the IPTV inbox service according to the present invention. It is also a component of the providing system 100. The personalization authentication server 225 is a program executed on the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 and is requested by the IPTV communication client, which is a program that communicates with the IPTV inbox service providing system 500, and receives an authentication key (Unique Key, UK). Create The authentication includes terminal authentication based on the ID (SAID) of the IPTV subscriber station 20 and PIN authentication (personal authentication) based on a personal identification number (PIN) of the user. Depending on the application service provided by IPTV, it may be determined in advance whether to service only terminal authentication or even PIN authentication. Inbox service included in the telecommunications service of the present invention can also be selected from two types, but it is preferable to go through PIN authentication since it is necessary to manage the subscriber's e-mail and telephone number.

The personalization authentication server 225 receives authentication request information including SAID from the IPTV communication client during terminal authentication, generates an authentication key (Unique Key, UK) from the IPTV communication client, and sends the authentication key to the IPTV communication client. The authentication request information including the SAID and the PIN entered by the user is received from the IPTV communication client, and an authentication key (Unique Key, UK) is generated therefrom and sent to the IPTV communication client. If the corresponding SAID or UK corresponding to the SAID and PIN is already stored, the UK is sent to the IPTV communication client.

The return path server system 220 transmits the authentication request message generated from the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 to the personalization authentication server 225, and transmits the authentication key generated from the personalization authentication server 225. IPTV subscriber station 20 transmits.

The front end server 101 establishes and maintains a connection session with an IPTV communication client on the IPTV subscriber terminal 20. The IPTV communication client requests the above-mentioned terminal authentication to the personalization authentication server 225 when the IPTV subscriber terminal is booted. Then, when the user logs in after the authentication process, the IPTV message box service system 100 and the IPTV of the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 are received. The main session is established between communication clients. Through this main session, services that do not require PIN authentication are made available. In addition, if you select a service that requires PIN authentication (personal authentication), a service session (for example, the Inbox session, etc.) is established when you log in after PIN authentication from the PIN entered by the user. Become available. The setting and maintenance of such a main session, a service session, and the like are made by the connection front end server 101.

The access distribution server 102 is responsible for allowing a specific IPTV terminal 20 to be connected to a server at an appropriate position among the plurality of access front-end servers 101.1 to 101.N.

The presence server 103 is a server that manages the login and logout of a subscriber for starting and ending a message box service in association with the connection front end server 101 and manages connection status information accordingly. By processing the login of the inbox service included in the service, the presence of the service user, that is, the connection state, can be managed, and a presence database 106 for storing such presence state may be provided.

The authentication server 104 performs authentication by validating the authentication key (Unique Key, UK) generated by the personalization authentication server 225 described above. As described above, authentication using IPTV subscriber station ID (SAID), that is, UK verification in terminal authentication may be performed, and a personal identification number inputted from a subscriber in a service requiring personal authentication (PIN authentication). UK verification in PIN authentication using (Number, PIN) may be performed.

The message receiving server 107 receives incoming and outgoing telephone information in a packet form from an intelligent network system (not shown) of a wired or mobile communication system, and transmits and receives a multimedia message and a text message transmitted through a mobile communication network or an internet network. E-mail and message information is received from a data management center (not shown). At this time, the outgoing multimedia message, text message, e-mail and message information are sent by the subscriber to the other party using a variety of communication devices such as wired / wireless telephones, computers, PDAs, etc. Points to information, including the time, your e-mail, the e-mail and content of the other party, and the date and time. In addition, the received multimedia message, text message, e-mail and message information can be received by the subscriber using a variety of communication devices such as wired, wireless telephones, computers, PDAs, etc. Refers to information including date, time, etc.

In addition, the message receiving server 107 stores the received information in the database 106 by dividing the received information into a list of missed messages, telephone calls, text messages, mail box, and message box. At this time, the missed message list includes the multimedia messaging service (MMS), the title of the short message service (SMS) that occurred in the absence, the date and time information received and the date information of the telephone number occurred in the absence. In addition, the telephone call list includes a phone number classified as missed, outgoing or received, and information on missed, outgoing and received date and time. In addition, the text message list includes a multimedia message, a mobile communication telephone number to which the text message is sent and received, and the title and origin of the multimedia message and the text message, and the date and time information of the text message. In addition, the mail box list includes the origin, received e-mail address and e-mail subject, and the origin, received date and time information. In addition, the message box list includes the contents of the outgoing and received wired telephone number and the message and the outgoing and received date and time information.

Here, the inbox service system 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention further includes an intelligent network interworking server 108, wherein the intelligent network interworking server is configured to interoperate an intelligent network system (not shown) with the message receiving server 107. As a server, incoming and outgoing telephone information is received in a packet form from an intelligent network system of a wired or mobile communication system and transmitted to a message receiving server 107.

The resource list server 105 receives a list inquiry request message from the IPTV subscriber station 20 requesting a list lookup for any one of the above-mentioned missed message, telephone call, text message, mail box, and message box. The corresponding list is transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20 by referring to the database 106.

In addition, the resource list server 105 receives a specific list inquiry request message from the IPTV subscriber station 20 requesting a specific list inquiry for selecting a specific list included in the list, and stores the corresponding specific list in the database ( 106, the result list is transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20 in XML format.

Here, the specific list means, for example, the contents of the text message using the telephone number when selecting the incoming / outgoing telephone number. In addition, for a specific list, for example, when a specific e-mail is selected from one's own e-mails sent and received, the e-mail sent, received, date, time and content of the selected e-mail are called specific lists.

On the other hand, according to the present invention, the aforementioned front-end server 101 further serves to distribute the message transmitted between the IPTV subscriber station 20 and the resource list server 105.

4 is a diagram illustrating a module related to a telecommunication channel and a module of an IPTV communication client operating in an IPTV set-top box for implementing a message box service included in a telecommunication service according to an embodiment of the present invention. .

4, the IPTV communication client according to an embodiment of the present invention is a terminal authentication module 22, personal authentication module 23, inbox list lookup module 26, inbox specific list lookup module 24, A communication main module 25 is included.

The terminal authentication module 22 transmits a terminal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the set-top box to the personalization authentication server 225 through the return pass server system 220 of the IPTV inbox service providing system 500. In this case, the terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID is received through the return path server system 220. Subsequently, the terminal authentication module 22 transmits an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key to the authentication server 104 of the service system 100. Perform the function of receiving. Thereafter, the terminal authentication module 22 performs a function of receiving a login result from the presence server 103 when a login request for starting the telecommunication service is requested to the presence server 103.

The personal authentication module 23 sends a personal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the IPTV set-top box 20 and a personal identification number (PIN) input from the subscriber to the liter pass server system 220. When transmitted to the personalization authentication server 225, the personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN is received through the return path server system 220. Subsequently, the personal authentication module 23 transmits the authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key to the authentication server 104 of the IPTV message box service providing system 500. 104). Subsequently, when the personal authentication module 23 requests the presence server 103 to request a login request for starting the inbox service included in the telecommunication service, the personal authentication module 23 receives the login result from the presence server 103. Perform the function.

The inbox list inquiry module 26 transmits a list inquiry message for one of a missed message, a phone call, a text message, a mail box, and a message box to the resource list server according to a subscriber's selection from the inbox main screen. And, in response, receives a result list. In this case, the main box of the user can select a menu in the message box is composed of a menu of the missed message phone call list, mail box, message storage box, the menu of the missed message is a multimedia messaging service (MMS), a short message service It includes the title of the SMS, the date and time received and the date of the telephone number that occurred during the absence. In addition, the menu of the telephone call list is configured to include a phone number divided into missed, originated and received, and its originated and received date and time.

In addition, the text message menu includes a multimedia message, a mobile phone number and a multimedia message, a text message originated and received, and a title, origin, and date and time of the text message. In addition, the menu of the mail box is configured to include the origin, received e-mail address and email subject and the date and time of the origin, received e-mail. In addition, the message box menu is configured to include the origin, received landline phone number and the content, date and time of the message. The menu provided in the message box main screen described above will be described in detail later with reference to FIGS. 13 to 22.

The message box specific list inquiry module 24 selects a specific list included in the list, transmits a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server, and receives a result list in response. Here, the specific list means the contents, date, time information, etc. of the above-described information.

Accordingly, the set-top box 210 according to an embodiment of the present invention in response to the list inquiry request message, the missed message, the phone call, the text message, the mail storage stored in the database 106 of the message box service system 100 For example, the user can obtain information on a list of messages and a specific list of details of the list according to the subscriber's selection, which can help to efficiently manage his schedule.

The communication main module 25 establishes a main session with the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 and then controls each service module of the IPTV communication client. In addition, the communication main module 25 is driven when the IPTV communication service is selected in the IPTV terminal 20 or is driven when the IPTV terminal 20 is booted to perform a terminal authentication process.

That is, as described above with reference to FIG. 3, the terminal requests authentication to the personalization authentication server 225, requests a login after authentication passes by the authentication server 104, and logs a message when the user logs in to the service system 100. The main session is established via server 101.

IPTV communication services that do not require the entry of a Personal Identification Number (PIN) can be used immediately by setting up such a main session. On the other hand, when a user selects a personalized service requiring input of a PIN and enters a PIN, for example, even when selecting a message box service and entering a PIN, the communication main module 25 also personalizes PIN authentication. If the request is made to the authentication server 225, and the user logs in after requesting login by the authentication server 113, the inbox session is established through the inbox service system 100 and the access front end server 101. This is a session set up and maintained for the inbox service included in the telecommunication service separately from the aforementioned main session.

In this way, the communication main module 25 performs terminal authentication (family authentication) and personal authentication (PIN authentication) to set up the main session and the inbox session, as well as each telecommunication service (messenger service, caller) performed by the IPTV communication client. Performs operation and control of each module for number display service, dialing service, etc.). For example, when a user requests a message service to the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 through the remote controller 30 or the like, an observer module (not shown), which is a program module performed in the IPTV terminal 20, is requested. Recognizing the input request, the observer module drives the communication main module 25 of the IPTV communication client.

Accordingly, the driven communication main module 25 may perform PIN authentication and may start a box service by driving a box control unit (not shown) for the box service.

Here, an information communication network is used between the communication main module 25 and the IPTV box service providing system 500. The information communication network is preferably an internet network.

The telecommunication channel receiving module 21 provides not only the message box service according to the present invention but also an IPTV message box service system for a telecommunication channel related to a messenger service, a text / card service, a family schedule service, a channel chat service, an out of office guidance service, and the like. Received through the information communication network from the head-end system 200 of 500 to program the IPTV subscriber station 20 to provide a smooth telecommunications service is implemented to implement smoothly provide the inbox service included in the telecommunications service It performs the function.

Accordingly, the subscriber who receives the inbox service included in the telecommunication service receives portal screen data including image and text information related to the telecommunication service and the inbox service included in the telecommunication channel through the telecommunication network. The telecommunication main screen implemented in the form of a user interface (User Interface), a message box main screen, and a menu corresponding thereto may be provided to smoothly receive an inbox service through the message box service system 100. The information communication network means an IP network including a premier network, which is a dedicated network of IPTV.

In addition, the user receives the electronic program guide (EPG) implemented by the EPG information provided by the electronic program guide (EPG) providing system 230 to receive the inbox service through the inbox service system 100. It can be provided smoothly.

5 is a diagram illustrating an authentication process for using an inbox service according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 5, in the authentication process for using the inbox service according to an embodiment of the present invention, first, when the IPTV subscriber station 20 is booted, the IPTV subscriber station 20 is a terminal to the personalization authentication server 225. Request for authentication to start the authentication process (S501). As described above in FIG. 4, the authentication process is performed by the communication main module 25 of the IPTV communication client performed in the IPTV subscriber station 20. The information included in the SAID request may include SAID and application information of the ID of the IPTV subscriber station 20. Since only the communication main module 25 is currently performed, the application information becomes a telecommunication service. The personalization authentication server 225 searches whether the authentication key (Unique Key, UK) corresponding to the SAID and the application information exists, and if present, returns the UK, and if not, creates a new UK to generate an IPTV terminal 20 (S502). The IPTV communication client of the IPTV subscriber station 20 requests the access distribution server 102 to access the front-end server information to be connected (S503). At this time, the "seed value" to encrypt the UK, SAID, etc. may be requested to the access distribution server 102 (S503). The connection distribution server 102 transmits the information about the front-end server to which the IPTV communication client is to access (S504). When the "seed value" request is made, the connection distribution server 102 may generate and transmit the "seed value" (S504). The IPTV communication client generates a key that encrypts UK, SAID, etc. using the "seed value", and then authenticates the value in the inbox service system 100 of the IPTV inbox service providing system 500. In step S505, authentication is requested (S505), and the authentication server 104 verifies the received key value and sends the result to the IPTV communication client 700 (S506). If authentication is passed, the IPTV communication client requests login using the SAID (S507), and the access front end server 101 receives the received login request to the presence server 103 again (S508). If the login result is sent to the IPTV communication client via the access front end server 101 (S509, S510) and the login is passed, the IPTV communication client and the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 are connected through the access front end server 101. The main session for the communication service is established. The main session is managed by SAID.

In the case of a service set to be serviced without personal authentication among telecommunication services, the service can be used by simply selecting the service while the communication main session is established. That is, in this case, steps S511 to S521 described later do not need to be rough. However, in the case of the inbox service included in the telecommunications service, it is preferable to set the personal authentication. Therefore, when the subscriber selects the inbox service, the user enters a personal identification number (PIN) and undergoes a PIN authentication process.

When the user selects the inbox service and inputs the PIN, the communication main module 25 requests the personalization authentication server 225 for PIN authentication (S511). The information included in the PIN authentication request includes a user input along with the SAID and application information of the ID of the IPTV terminal. The personalization authentication server 225 searches whether the authentication key (Unique Key, UK) corresponding to the SAID, the application information, and the PIN exists, and if so, returns the UK, but if not, creates a new UK and IPTV. The UK is returned to the subscriber station 20 (S512).

The IPTV communication client 700 generates a key encrypted with the UK, SAID, etc., sends the value to the authentication server 104 to request authentication (S513), and the authentication server 104 verifies the received key value. The result is sent to the IPTV communication client (S514).

When using the first service, the IPTV communication client receives an ID and password from the user (S515), requests authentication to the authentication server 104, and receives the result (S516 and S517). Request the login for the inbox service (S518, S519), and the presence server 103 sends the login result to the IPTV communication client (S520, S521). If the login passes, the inbox session is established between the IPTV communication client and the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 through the front-end server 101, thereby enabling the inbox service.

6 to 10 illustrate a message exchanged between a set-top box and a message box service system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 6, as the subscriber clicks the missed message menu from the inbox main screen provided in the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 displays a list inquiry request message for the missed message. Upon transmission to the resource list server 105, the resource list server 105 receives a list inquiry request message for the missed message, controls the response, and responds to the list query request message with reference to the list of the missed messages stored in the database 106. The first result list message is transmitted to the set top box 20.

Thereafter, as the subscriber selects a specific list included in the missed message list transmitted to the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 transmits a specific list inquiry request message for the missed message to the resource list server 105. The resource list server 105 may refer to a detailed specific list included in the list of missed messages stored in the database 106 and transmit a second result list message in response to the specific list inquiry request message through the Internet. 20). In this case, the second result list message is transmitted in an XML format and includes the contents, date and time information of the multimedia messaging service (MMS) and the short message service (SMS) that occurred during the absence, and the date information of the telephone number that occurred during the absence. desirable.

Referring to FIG. 7, the subscriber according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention clicks the telephone call menu from the inbox main screen provided in the set-top box 20 so that the set-top box 20 may request a list inquiry request message for the telephone call. When transmitting to the resource list server 105, the resource list server 105 receives the list inquiry request message for the telephone call, and controls the list inquiry request message with reference to the telephone call list stored in the database 106. In response, the third result list message is transmitted to the set top box 20.

Thereafter, as the subscriber selects a specific list included in the telephone call list transmitted to the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 transmits a specific list inquiry request message for the telephone call back to the resource list server 105. The resource list server 105 may refer to the detailed specific list included in the telephone call list stored in the database 106 and transmit a fourth result list message through the internet network in response to the specific list inquiry request message. Transfer to 20. At this time, the fourth result list message is transmitted in the form of XML, and preferably includes a phone number classified as missed, outgoing, or received, and its originating and receiving date and time.

Referring to FIG. 8, the subscriber according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention clicks a text message menu from a message box main screen provided in the set-top box 20, so that the set-top box 20 displays a list inquiry request message for a text message. When transmitting to the resource list server 105, the resource list server 105 receives the list query request message for the text message, and controls the list query request message by referring to the text message list stored in the database 106. In response to the fifth result list message is transmitted to the set-top box 20.

Thereafter, as the subscriber selects a specific list included in the text message list transmitted to the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 transmits a specific list inquiry request message for the text message back to the resource list server 105. The resource list server 105 may refer to the detailed specific list included in the text message list stored in the database 106 and transmit the sixth result list message through the internet network in response to the specific list query request message. 20). In this case, the sixth result list message is transmitted in an XML format, and preferably includes the mobile telephone number and text message sent and received, and the date and time of the text message.

9, the subscriber according to the embodiment of the present invention clicks the mail box menu from the inbox main screen provided in the set-top box 20, so that the set-top box 20 requests a list inquiry request message for the mail box. When transmitting to the resource list server 105, the resource list server 105 receives the list query request message for the mail box, and controls the list query request message with reference to the mail box list stored in the database 106. In response, the seventh result list message is transmitted to the set-top box 20.

Thereafter, as the subscriber selects a specific list included in the mail box list transmitted to the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 transmits a specific list inquiry request message for the mail box back to the resource list server 105. The resource list server 105 refers to a detailed specific list included in the mail box list stored in the database 106, and sends an eighth result list message to the set top box via the Internet network in response to the specific list inquiry request message. 20). In this case, the eighth result list message is transmitted in an XML format, and preferably includes an origination, a received email address and an email content, and an origination, a reception date, and a time.

Referring to FIG. 10, the subscriber according to an embodiment of the present invention clicks the message box menu from the message box main screen provided in the set-top box 20, and the set-top box 20 displays a list inquiry request message for the message box. When transmitting to the resource list server 105, the resource list server 105 receives the list inquiry request message for the message storage box, and controls the list inquiry request message with reference to the message storage list stored in the database 106 In response to the ninth result list message is transmitted to the set-top box 20.

Subsequently, when the subscriber selects a specific list included in the message box list transmitted to the set-top box 20, the set-top box 20 transmits a specific list inquiry request message for the message box to the resource list server 105. The resource list server 105 refers to the detailed specific list included in the message storage list stored in the database 106 and sends the tenth result list message through the Internet network in response to the specific list inquiry request message. To send). In this case, the tenth result list message is transmitted in an XML format, and preferably includes contents of originated and received wired telephone numbers and messages, and originated and received dates and times.

11A to 11C are diagrams for describing a method for providing an IPTV box service according to an embodiment of the present invention.

11A to 11C, an IPTV inbox service providing method according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a headend system for transmitting a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service including a inbox service and performing the inbox service. A method performed through an inbox service system, comprising: (a) performing terminal authentication (S600), (b) providing a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service (S610), and (c) performing a inbox service Performing personal authentication to perform (S620), (d) incoming, outgoing phone information and transmission, incoming multimedia, text message, email, message information list of missed messages, phone calls, text messages, mail box, message box In step S630, storing and classifying the list inquiry request message for requesting a list inquiry for any one of the lists. Transmitting the result list by referring to the database by receiving the information (S640), and (f) receiving the specific list request message and transmitting the result list by referring to the specific list of the database (S650). ).

In the terminal authentication of step (a) (S600), when the subscriber's IPTV subscriber terminal 20 requests terminal authentication through the IPTV network and the return path server system 215, 220, the personalization authentication server 225 performs terminal authentication. do. At this time, the terminal authentication of the step (a) (S600) is made when the IPTV subscriber station 20 is booted, (a1) generating and transmitting a terminal authentication key when receiving the terminal authentication request message (S601). (a2) performing an authentication upon receiving an authentication request including a SAID and a terminal authentication key (S602), and (a3) performing a login upon receiving a login request and transmitting a result (S603). More).

In step (a1) (S601), when the personalization authentication server 225 receives the terminal authentication request message including the ID (SAID) of the terminal from the IPTV subscriber terminal 20, the terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID is received. It generates and transmits to the IPTV subscriber station 20. Subsequently, in step (a2) (S602), when the inbox service system 100 receives the authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber station 20, authentication is performed and the result is the IPTV. The subscriber station 20 transmits. Subsequently, in step (a3) (S603), when the inbox service system 100 receives a login request from the IPTV subscriber station 20, it performs a login and transmits a result to the IPTV subscriber station 20. .

Subsequently, step (b) (S610) provides the IPTV headend system 200 to the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 via the IPTV network and the telecommunication channel associated with the telecommunication service and the inbox service included therein. Thereafter, in step (c) (S620), the personalization authentication server 225 performs personal authentication for performing the inbox service included in the telecommunication service from the provided telecommunication channel. At this time, the personal authentication of the step (c) (S620) (c1) when receiving a personal authentication request message, generating and transmitting a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and PIN (S621), (c2) SAID and Receiving an authentication request including a personal authentication key, performing authentication and transmitting a result (S622), and (c3) receiving a login request, performing a login and transmitting a result (S623). .

In step (c1) (S621), the personalization authentication server 225 of the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 receives the ID (SAID) of the terminal from the IPTV subscriber terminal 20 and the personal authentication number (from the subscriber). Upon receiving a personal authentication request message including a Personal Identification Number (PIN), a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN is generated and transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20.

Subsequently, in step (c2) (S622) when the inbox service system 100 of the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 receives the authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber station 20, It performs authentication and sends the result to the IPTV subscriber station 20. In this case, it is preferable that the authentication request received in step (c2) includes an ID and password input from the subscriber in the case of the first personal authentication request after booting the IPTV subscriber terminal.

Subsequently, in step (c3) (S623) when the inbox service system 100 of the IPTV inbox service providing system 500 receives a login request from the IPTV subscriber station 20, a login is performed and the result is the IPTV. The subscriber station 20 transmits.

Subsequently, in step (d) (S630), the message receiving server of the inbox service system 100 is connected to the intelligent network interworking server 108 by the message receiving server 107 by the intelligent network system of the wired or mobile communication exchange. Received in the form of a packet through the transmission and reception multimedia messages, text messages, e-mail and messages sent via a mobile communication network or the Internet network from the data management center (not shown) to receive the information missed messages, telephone calls, A text message, a mail box, and a message box are classified into a list and stored in the database 106.

Subsequently, in step (e) (S640), the resource list server 105 receives a list lookup request message from the IPTV subscriber station 20 requesting a list lookup for any one of the lists, and displays the corresponding list in a database ( The result list is transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20 with reference to 106).

Subsequently, step (f) (S650) receives a specific list inquiry request message from the IPTV subscriber station 20 requesting a specific list inquiry for selecting a specific list included in the list by the resource list server 105. The specific list is transmitted to the IPTV subscriber station 20 with the result list in XML format with reference to the database 106.

12 is a diagram illustrating a method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber station according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 12, the inbox service method in the IPTV subscriber station 20 according to an embodiment of the present invention receives a telecommunication channel from the IPTV headend system 200 and performs an inbox service system. As a method serviced by an IPTV subscriber station 20 including a set-top box interworking with (100), (a) when a terminal authentication request message is transmitted, receiving a terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID (S700); (b) receiving a result of performing authentication when transmitting an authentication request including an SAID and a terminal authentication key (S701), and (c) receiving a result of performing a login when requesting a login request for starting a telecommunication service. (S702), (d) receiving a telecommunication channel (S703), and (e) receiving a personal authentication request message, receiving a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and PIN (S) 704), (f) receiving an authentication request including an SAID and a personal authentication key (S705), and receiving a result of performing authentication (S705), (g) performing a login when requesting a login request for starting the inbox service. Receiving a result (S706), (h) Sending a list inquiry message for any one of a list of missed messages, telephone calls, text messages, mail box, message storage, and receives a result list for it (S707) ), (i) selecting a specific list for the list, transmitting a specific list inquiry message, and receiving a result list in response (S708).

 In step (a) (S700), the terminal authentication module 22 sends the terminal authentication request message including the ID (SAID) of the set-top box 20 to the personalization authentication server 225 through the return pass server system 220. When transmitting, the terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID is received through the return path server system 220. Subsequently, in step (b) (S701), if the terminal authentication module 22 transmits an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key to the authentication server 104 of the service system 100, the authentication is performed. Is received from the authentication server 104.

Thereafter, in step (c) (S702), when the terminal authentication module 22 requests a login request for the telecommunication service to the presence server 103, the terminal authentication module 22 receives a login result from the presence server 103. Step (a) to (c) is terminal authentication, which is also referred to as terminal authentication because the set-top box 20 is generated at boot.

Subsequently, in step (d) (S703), the telecommunication channel receiving module 21 receives a telecommunication channel related to the telecommunication service from the headend system 200 through the IP network. Thereafter, in step (e) (S704), the personal authentication module 23 sends a personal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the set-top box 20 and a personal identification number (PIN) input from the subscriber. When transmitted to the personalization authentication server 225 through the liter pass server system 220, a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN is received through the return path server system 220.

Subsequently, in step (f) (S705), when the personal authentication module 23 sends an authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key to the authentication server 104 of the service system 100, the authentication is performed. Is received from the authentication server 104. At this time, the authentication request transmitted in the step (f) (S705) preferably includes the ID and password input from the subscriber when the IPTV subscriber station 20 is the first personal authentication request after booting.

Subsequently, in step (g) (S706), when the personal authentication module 23 requests a login request for starting the inbox service included in the telecommunication service to the presence server 103, the presence of the login is performed. It receives from the server 103.

Subsequently, step (h) (S707) is performed by the inbox list inquiry module 26 for a list of any of missed messages, phone calls, text messages, mail box, and message box according to the subscriber's selection from the inbox main screen. The list inquiry message is transmitted to the resource list server 105, and a result list is received in response.

Subsequently, step (i) S708 selects a specific list included in the list by the inbox specific list inquiry module 24, sends a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server 105, and in response thereto. Receive a list of results.

The inbox main screen will be described in more detail later with reference to FIGS. 13 to 22.

13 to 22 are views for explaining the inbox menu provided in the inbox main screen according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 13 shows an example of a main screen of an inbox provided in the form of a user interface or EPG, and includes a missed message, a call list, a text message, a mail box, and a message box menu. This is illustrated in FIGS. 14 to 22.

First, FIG. 14 is an example of an missed message menu having a missed message list transmitted from a resource list server 105 as a subscriber clicks on an missed message menu, which is received by the other party's mobile terminal or landline, but is absent. Telephone number and received date information of the telephone number. In addition, although not indicated in FIG. 14, time information of the received telephone number may be further included. Here, the absent phone number means a message left by the other party when the subscriber does not answer the call by the mobile terminal or the landline.

In addition, the missed message menu of FIG. 14 includes multimedia messages (MMS), short messages (SMS), titles of the multimedia messages (MMS), short messages (SMS), and multimedia messaging services (MMS) and short messages that are absent. Contains received date information of the service (SMS). In addition, the multimedia message and the short message may further include the time information received.

In addition, although not shown, a specific list of the missed message list is transmitted from the resource list server 105 by clicking the title of the multimedia message (MMS) or short message (SMS). The specific list means detailed information of the aforementioned missed message list. For example, if a subscriber clicks on a short message (SMS) entitled "Early leaving home," the subscriber may check the detailed text content of the specific list, that is, the short message. In addition, when the user clicks on the title of the telephone number "0173403974", the subscriber can check the contents of the specific list, that is, the voice message in detail.

15 is an example of a telephone call list menu having a telephone call list transmitted from a resource list server 105 as a subscriber clicks on a telephone call list menu. Missed missed phone number, unacknowledged phone number and date and time information of the phone number. In addition, the subscriber includes a telephone number transmitted by the mobile phone terminal or a landline telephone, and date and time information of the telephone number.

FIG. 16 illustrates additional information generated by receiving a specific list of a telephone call list from the resource list server 105 by clicking the title of the telephone call list menu of FIG. 15 described above. For example, if the user clicks on the telephone number of the reply number 016743931 in the contents of the telephone call list, the subscriber can check the additional information, "If the telephone button is pressed, the call is automatically made."

FIG. 17 is an example of a text message menu having a list of text messages received from a resource list server 105 as a subscriber clicks on a text message menu. The text message menu includes multimedia messages and text messages. It includes phone number, multimedia message, title of text message and time information of outgoing, received multimedia message and text message. In addition, the text message menu may further include date information of a sent and received multimedia message and a text message.

FIG. 18 is an example generated when the title of the text message menu of FIG. 17 is clicked, and shows information content of a multimedia message generated by receiving a specific list of the text message list from the resource list server 105.

19 is an example of a mail box menu having a mail box list received from a resource list server 105 by a subscriber clicking a mail box menu. The mail box menu includes a sent / received e-mail address and an e-mail subject and an outgoing / received mail box. Included time information. In addition, the multimedia message, text message menu may further include the date information of the sent, received email.

20 is an example generated when the title of the mail box menu of FIG. 19 is clicked on, and the text information generated by receiving a specific list of the mail box menu from the resource list server 105 can be written.

FIG. 21 is an example of a message box menu having a message box list received from a resource list server 105 as a subscriber clicks the message box menu. The message box menu includes the contents of the outgoing and received wired telephone numbers and messages. Contains information about the origination, reception, and time.

FIG. 22 is an example generated when the subscriber clicks on the title of the message box menu of FIG. 21, and the text information generated by receiving a specific list of the message box menu from the resource list server 105 can be written. Titles of the missed message, call list, text message, mail box, and message box described above may be replaced with content information about each.

As such, by providing the inbox service to the subscriber through the inbox menu provided in the inbox main screen according to an embodiment of the present invention, the subscriber may receive and send (e.g. Incoming call information, multimedia messages, text messages, e-mail and messages can be managed efficiently.

It will be apparent to those skilled in the art that various modifications and variations can be made in the present invention without departing from the spirit or scope of the invention.

It should be understood, therefore, that the embodiments described above are to be considered in all respects as illustrative and not restrictive, the scope of the invention being indicated by the appended claims rather than the foregoing description, And all changes or modifications derived from equivalents thereof should be construed as being included within the scope of the present invention.

As described above, the present invention provides a subscriber to the telecommunication channel by IP packetizing portal screen data and PSI information including image and text information related to the telecommunication service and the inbox service included in the headend system by multiplexing. By providing the terminal to the subscriber has the effect of providing the inbox service through the Internet Protocol Television (IPTV).

In addition, the present invention by providing a message box service to the subscriber through the inbox service system that performs the inbox service, the phone information to be sent to, sent (sent, received) to their mobile terminal, landline, email management server, Efficient and integrated management of multimedia messages, text messages, emails and messages.

Claims (43)

  1. An IPTV inbox service providing system comprising a headend system for transmitting a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service including an inbox service and an inbox service system for performing the inbox service.
    A data broadcasting system for generating portal screen data including information related to the service;
    It is connected to the IPTV subscriber station of the subscriber using the inbox service through an IP network through a return channel, receives an authentication request message for the service generated from the IPTV subscriber station through the IP network, and logs the subscriber. A return path server system for storing information and start / end time information;
    Receiving the authentication request message from the return pass server system, generating an authentication key (Unique Key, UK) in response to the authentication request message, and transmitting the authentication key to the IPTV subscriber station through the return path server system and the IP network; Personalization authentication server; And
    IPTV by collecting the incoming / outgoing telephone information of the subscriber's communication device and the transmitting / receiving multimedia message, the text message of the communication device, the e-mail of the communication device, and the message information of the communication device in a packet form through a wired or wireless communication network. Inbox service system that performs inbox service for transmission at the request of a subscriber station
    IPTV inbox service providing system comprising a.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    A multiplexing system for multiplexing the program specific information (PSI) related to the portal screen data and the telecommunications service, and outputting a transport packet into an IP packet; And
    And a network switch system for transmitting a telecommunication channel included in the IP packetized transport stream received from the multiplexing system to an IPTV subscriber station through an IP network in a multicast manner. .
  3. 3. The method of claim 2,
    And the program specific information (PSI) is generated by the PSI / SI Generator by processing channel information, rating information, scheduling information, and the like stored in the PSI Repository.
  4. The method of claim 1,
    The authentication request message is
    IPTV inbox service providing system, characterized in that the terminal authentication or personal authentication (PIN authentication).
  5. The method of claim 1,
    The inbox service system
    An access front end server that establishes and maintains an access session with the IPTV subscriber station through a client in the IPTV subscriber station;
    A presence server, which is connected to the access front end server, processes a subscriber's login and logout, and manages connection state information accordingly;
    An authentication server that performs authentication of the IPTV subscriber station or an individual of the IPTV inbox service subscriber according to the authentication key received from the IPTV subscriber station;
    Receive incoming and outgoing telephone information in the form of packet from intelligent network system of wired and mobile communication exchange,
    A message receiving server which receives its transmission / reception message information transmitted through a mobile communication network or an internet network from a data management center and divides the information into a list for each message type and stores it in a database; And
    A resource list server that receives a list inquiry request message for requesting a list query for any one of the lists from an IPTV subscriber station and transmits a result list to the subscriber station with reference to the database.
    IPTV box service providing system comprising a.
  6. The method of claim 5,
    The message information is
    System for providing IPTV inbox service, comprising multimedia messaging service (MMS), short text message service (SMS), email and message information.
  7. The method of claim 5,
    The message type is
    IPTV inbox service providing system, characterized in that the list of missed messages, telephone calls, text messages, mail box and message box.
  8. The method of claim 5,
    The resource list server
    Receiving a specific list inquiry request message requesting a specific list inquiry for selecting a specific list included in the list from the IPTV subscriber terminal, and transmitting the result list to the subscriber terminal by referring to the database of the corresponding specific list; IPTV Inbox service providing system.
  9. 9. The method of claim 8,
    And the result list is processed in XML format.
  10. The method of claim 5,
    The inbox service system further includes an intelligent network interworking server,
    The intelligent network interworking server
    IPTV message box service providing system, characterized in that receiving the incoming and outgoing telephone information from the intelligent network system of the wired, mobile communication switch in the form of a packet and transmits it to the message receiving server.
  11. The method of claim 5,
    The connection front end server
    And distributing the message transmitted between the IPTV subscriber station and the resource list server.
  12. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The list of missed messages is
    A system for providing an IPTV inbox service comprising a multimedia message (MMS) generated during an absence, a title of a text message (SMS), received date and time information, and date information of a telephone number generated during an absence.
  13. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The telephone call list is
    IPTV inbox service providing system comprising a telephone number divided into missed, outgoing, received, and its missed, outgoing, received date and time information.
  14. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The text message list is
    Providing a multimedia message, a text message sent and received, the mobile telephone number and the multimedia message, the IPTV inbox service characterized in that it includes the title and origin of the text message, the received multimedia message, the date, time information of the text message system.
  15. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The above list is
    IPTV inbox service providing system comprising the origin, received e-mail address and e-mail subject and the origin, received date, time information.
  16. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The message box list above
    IPTV message box service providing system comprising the contents of the outgoing, received wired telephone number and the message and the outgoing, received date and time information.
  17. A method of providing an inbox service through an IPTV headend system that transmits a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service including an inbox service and an inbox service system that performs the inbox service.
    (a) when the subscriber's IPTV subscriber terminal requests terminal authentication through the IPTV network and the return path server system, the personalization authentication server performing terminal authentication;
    (b) the IPTV headend system transmitting a telecommunication channel related to the telecommunication service to the IPTV subscriber terminal through the IPTV network;
    (c) the personalization authentication server performing personal authentication to perform an inbox service included in the telecommunications service;
    (d) The message receiving server receives the incoming and outgoing telephone information of the subscriber's communication device in a packet form from the intelligent network system of the wired or mobile communication exchange through the intelligent network interworking server, and the communication is transmitted through the mobile communication network or the Internet network. Receiving transmission and reception information of a device from a data management center and dividing the information into a list and storing the information in a database; And
    (e) a resource list server receiving a list query request message from a subscriber station requesting a list query for any one of the lists, and transmitting a result list to the IPTV subscriber station by referring to a corresponding list in a database;
    IPTV inbox service providing method comprising a.
  18. 18. The method of claim 17,
    The message information is
    Method for providing IPTV inbox service, characterized in that it includes multimedia messaging service (MMS), short text message service (SMS), email and message information.
  19. 18. The method of claim 17,
    The message type is
    IPTV inbox service providing method characterized in that the list of missed messages, telephone calls, text messages, mail box and message box.
  20. 18. The method of claim 17,
    (f) the resource list server receiving a list query request message for requesting a list query for any one of the lists from the IPTV subscriber station, and transmitting the result list to the subscriber station with reference to the database;
    IPTV inbox service providing method further comprising a.
  21. 21. The method of claim 20,
    And the result list is processed in XML format.
  22. 18. The method of claim 17,
    Terminal authentication of step (a) is
    (a1) when the personalization authentication server receives a terminal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the terminal from the IPTV terminal, generating and transmitting a terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID to the IPTV subscriber terminal;
    (a2) when the inbox service system receives an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber terminal, performing authentication and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber terminal;
    (a3) when the inbox service system receives a login request from the IPTV subscriber station, performing a login and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station;
    IPTV inbox service providing method comprising a.
  23. 23. The method of claim 22,
    The terminal authentication is
    When the IPTV subscriber terminal is booted, IPTV inbox service providing method characterized in that it is made.
  24. 18. The method of claim 17,
    The personal authentication of step (c)
    (c1) When the personalization authentication server receives a personal authentication request message including an ID (SAID) of the terminal and a personal identification number (PIN) inputted from the subscriber, the personalization authentication server receives the SAID and PIN. Generating a corresponding personal authentication key and transmitting it to the IPTV subscriber station;
    (c2) when the inbox service system receives an authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key from the IPTV subscriber station, performing authentication and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station;
    (c3) when the inbox service system receives a login request from the IPTV subscriber station, performing a login and transmitting a result to the IPTV subscriber station;
    IPTV inbox service providing method comprising a.
  25. 25. The method of claim 24,
    In the authentication request received in step (c2)
    If the first personal authentication request after booting IPTV subscriber terminal IPTV box service providing method characterized in that the ID and password entered from the subscriber is included.
  26. 18. The method of claim 17,
    The inbox service system further includes an intelligent network interworking server,
    The intelligent network interworking server
    Method for providing an IPTV box service, characterized in that receiving the incoming and outgoing telephone information in the form of a packet from the intelligent network system of the wired, mobile communication switch to the message receiving server.
  27. 18. The method of claim 17,
    And a message transmitted between the IPTV subscriber station and the resource list server is distributed by the access front end server.
  28. 20. The method of claim 19,
    The list of missed messages is
    A method for providing an IPTV inbox service, comprising a title of a multimedia messaging service (MMS) or a short message service (SMS) occurring in an absence, a received date and time information, and date information of a telephone number in the absence.
  29. 20. The method of claim 19,
    The telephone call list is
    A method for providing an IPTV inbox service, comprising a telephone number classified as missed, outgoing and received, and information on missed, outgoing and received date and time.
  30. 20. The method of claim 19,
    The text message list is
    Providing a multimedia message, a text message sent and received, the mobile telephone number and the multimedia message, the IPTV inbox service characterized in that it includes the title and origin of the text message, the received multimedia message, the date, time information of the text message Way.
  31. 20. The method of claim 19,
    The above list is
    IPTV message box service providing method comprising the origin, received e-mail address and e-mail subject and the origin, received date, time information.
  32. 20. The method of claim 19,
    The message box list above
    IPTV message box service providing method comprising the contents of the outgoing, received wired telephone numbers and messages and the outgoing, received date, time information.
  33. A method of providing an inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal including a set-top box receiving a telecommunication channel from an IPTV headend system and interfacing with an inbox service system that performs an inbox service.
    (a) When the terminal authentication module sends the terminal authentication request message including the ID (SAID) of the set top box to the personalization authentication server through the return pass server system, the terminal authentication key corresponding to the SAID is returned to the return pass server system. Receiving through;
    (b) when the terminal authentication module sends an authentication request including the SAID and the terminal authentication key to the authentication server of the service system, receiving a result of the terminal authentication from the authentication server;
    (c) receiving a login result from the presence server when the terminal authentication module requests a login request for a telecommunication service to a presence server;
    (d) a telecommunication channel receiving module receiving a telecommunication channel related to a telecommunication service and an inbox service included therefrom from the IPTV headend system through an IP network;
    (e) When the personal authentication module sends a personal authentication request message including the ID of the set-top box and the personal identification number (PIN) input from the subscriber to the personalization authentication server through the liter pass server system, Receiving a personal authentication key corresponding to the SAID and the PIN through a return path server system;
    (f) when the personal authentication module sends an authentication request including the SAID and the personal authentication key to the authentication server of the service system, receiving a result of performing personal authentication from the authentication server;
    (g) receiving a login result from the presence server when the personal authentication module requests a login request for starting the inbox service included in the telecommunication service to the presence server;
    (h) The Inbox list inquiry module in the message box, according to the subscriber's selection from the main screen, the missed message of the subscriber's communication device, the telephone call of the communication device, the text message of the communication device, the mail box of the communication device, the Transmitting a list inquiry message for any one list of the message storage boxes of the communication device to the resource list server, and receiving a result list in response thereto;
    (i) the message box specific list inquiry module selects a specific list included in the list, transmits a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server, and receives a result list in response;
    Inbox service method in the IPTV subscriber terminal comprising a.
  34. 34. The method of claim 33,
    The terminal authentication is
     A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal, characterized in that the set-top box occurs at boot time.
  35. 34. The method of claim 33,
    The authentication request sent in step (f)
    If the IPTV subscriber station is the first personal authentication request after booting, characterized in that the IDTV and password entered from the subscriber characterized in that the IPTV subscriber station message method.
  36. 34. The method of claim 33,
    The inbox main screen
    The message box service method of an IPTV subscriber terminal comprising a menu of a missed message phone call list, a mail box, and a message box.
  37. 37. The method of claim 36,
    The menu of the missed message is
    And a title of a multimedia messaging service (MMS) and a short message service (SMS) generated during an absence, a received date and time, and a date of a telephone number generated during an absence.
  38. 37. The method of claim 36,
    The menu of the telephone call list
    A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal, comprising a telephone number divided into missed, outgoing and incoming calls, and a date and time of the outgoing and received calls.
  39. 37. The method of claim 36,
    The text message menu
    A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal comprising a multimedia message, a text message, a mobile communication telephone number and a received multimedia message, a title and origin of the text message, and a received date and time.
  40. 37. The method of claim 36,
    The menu of the mail box is
    A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal, comprising: a source, a received e-mail address and an e-mail subject, and a date and time of a sent and received e-mail.
  41. 37. The method of claim 36,
    The message box menu
    A method for inbox service in an IPTV subscriber terminal, comprising: the outgoing, received landline telephone number, and the content, date, and time of the message.
  42. Computer execution, which is performed in an IPTV subscriber terminal and which records an IPTV telecommunication client program (hereinafter referred to as an IPTV telecommunication client) that interworks with a message box service system and provides a subscriber with a box service included in the telecommunication service. Possible recording media,
    The IPTV telecommunication client
    A communication main module which is executed when the IPTV subscriber station is booted, performs a terminal authentication process, and controls the respective services included in the telecommunication service according to the subscriber's request;
    A terminal authentication module for performing terminal authentication when a subscriber selects a telecommunication service from a telecommunication main menu;
    A personal authentication module for performing personal authentication when the IPTV subscriber selects an inbox service among telecommunication services;
    According to the subscriber's selection from the inbox main screen, any of the subscriber's missed message of the communication device, the telephone call of the communication device, the text message of the communication device, the mail box of the communication device, the message storage box of the communication device An inbox list lookup module which sends a list inquiry message for the list to a resource list server and receives a result list in response; And
    A message box specific list inquiry module that selects a specific list included in the list, sends a specific list inquiry message to the resource list server, and receives a result list in response.
    Recorded media recorded by the IPTV communication client comprising a.
  43. 43. The method of claim 42,
    The inbox list query module
    An inbox list query output module for outputting a list inquiry message for any one of a missed message, a phone call, a text message, a mail box, a message box, etc. according to a subscriber's selection from the inbox main screen;
    A message box list inquiry receiving module which receives a result list in response to the list inquiry message from the resource list server;
    Inbox list inquiry control module for controlling the inbox list query output module and the message box list query receiving module
    Recorded media recorded on the IPTV communication client comprising a.
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