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1. WO1995034170 - INTERACTIVE BROADBAND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM

Publication Number WO/1995/034170
Publication Date 14.12.1995
International Application No. PCT/US1995/007290
International Filing Date 08.06.1995
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 05.01.1996
IPC
H04N 7/088 2006.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
08Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band
087with signal insertion during the vertical blanking interval
088the inserted signal being digital
H04N 7/173 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
16Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
173with two-way working, e.g. subscriber sending a programme selection signal
H04N 7/16 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
16Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
CPC
H04N 21/4331
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronising decoder's clock; Client middleware
433Content storage operation, e.g. storage operation in response to a pause request, caching operations
4331Caching operations, e.g. of an advertisement for later insertion during playback
H04N 21/4351
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronising decoder's clock; Client middleware
435Processing of additional data, e.g. decrypting of additional data, reconstructing software from modules extracted from the transport stream
4351involving reassembling additional data, e.g. rebuilding an executable program from recovered modules
H04N 21/4722
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
47End-user applications
472End-user interface for requesting content, additional data or services; End-user interface for interacting with content, e.g. for content reservation or setting reminders, for requesting event notification, for manipulating displayed content
4722for requesting additional data associated with the content
H04N 21/812
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
80Generation or processing of content or additional data by content creator independently of the distribution process; Content per se
81Monomedia components thereof
812involving advertisement data
H04N 21/8166
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
80Generation or processing of content or additional data by content creator independently of the distribution process; Content per se
81Monomedia components thereof
8166involving executable data, e.g. software
H04N 7/088
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
08Systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal, e.g. additional information signals, the signals occupying wholly or partially the same frequency band ; , e.g. by time division
087with signal insertion during the vertical blanking interval ; only
088the inserted signal being digital
Applicants
  • FUTUREVISION OF AMERICA CORP. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • HELLHAKE, Paul [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • HELLHAKE, Paul
Agents
  • NAVON, Jeffrey, M.
Priority Data
08/255,67808.06.1994US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) INTERACTIVE BROADBAND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM
(FR) SYSTEME MULTIMEDIA NTERACTIF A LARGE BANDE
Abstract
(EN)
A method and apparatus for facilitating interactive television is disclosed. The method for facilitating interactive television comprises the following steps: accessing an interactive program; executing said interactive program; and providing an end user with a set of coded instructions which may be transmitted upstream.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un procédé et un système facilitant la télévision interactive. Ce procédé comprend les étapes suivantes: accès à un programme interactif; exécution dudit programme interactif; et attribution à un utilisateur final d'un jeu d'instructions codées pouvant être transmises en amont.
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