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1. (WO1998051081) SUBWAY TV MEDIA SYSTEM
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Pub. No.: WO/1998/051081 International Application No.: PCT/CA1998/000439
Publication Date: 12.11.1998 International Filing Date: 06.05.1998
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 07.12.1998
IPC:
H04N 7/18 (2006.01)
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7
Television systems
18
Closed-circuit television systems, i.e. systems in which the signal is not broadcast
Applicants:
BLAIR, Scott [CA/CA]; CA
Inventors:
BLAIR, Scott; CA
Agent:
RIDOUT & MAYBEE; 18th floor 150 Metcalfe Street Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1, CA
HIRONS, Robert, G.; Ridout & Maybee 18th floor 150 Metcalfe Street Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1, CA
Priority Data:
60/045,81107.05.1997US
Title (EN) SUBWAY TV MEDIA SYSTEM
(FR) SYSTEME DE TELEVISION POUR METRO
Abstract:
(EN) A television system for subway cars (10) includes a plurality of TV monitors (22) mounted at intervals along the cars (10), at the junction of the sidewall and the ceiling, and a central video signal source unit (23) such as a video tape player, video disk player, computer-based digital video recorder or television receiver, connected to the video monitors (22). Programs of short duration, e.g. 5-15 minutes, matching the average length of a subway ride, and comprising advertising messages, news bytes and the like are played and displayed in the monitors repeatedly during the subway ride.
(FR) L'invention concerne un système de télévision destiné aux voitures (10) de métro, qui comprend une pluralité de moniteurs de télévision (22) disposés à intervalles réguliers dans les voitures (10), à la jonction entre la paroi latérale et le plafond, et une unité source centrale (23) de signaux vidéo, telle que lecteur de bandes vidéo, lecteur de vidéodisques, magnétoscope numérique informatisé ou récepteur de télévision, connecté audit moniteur (22). Des programmes de courte durée, de 5 à 15 minutes environ, ce qui correspond à la longueur moyenne d'un trajet en métro, comprenant des messages publicitaires, des informations, etc., sont lus et affichés de manière répétée par les moniteurs durant le trajet.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
SG68846US6700602CA2286794CA2888312AU1998074194