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1. (WO1999040506) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING THROUGH CONTENT IN AN ORGANIZED AND CATEGORIZED FASHION
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Pub. No.:    WO/1999/040506    International Application No.:    PCT/US1999/002499
Publication Date: 12.08.1999 International Filing Date: 04.02.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    03.09.1999    
IPC:
G06F 3/0481 (2013.01), H04N 5/445 (2011.01)
Applicants: CORPORATE MEDIA PARTNERS doing business as AMERICAST [US/US]; 3601 W. Olive Avenue-5th Floor, Burbank, CA 91505 (US)
Inventors: GERBA, George; (US).
JOY, Margeigh; (US).
NICHOLS, Michael; (US).
TAKAHASHI, Drew; (US).
LAMBERT, Robert; (US)
Agent: OSTROW, Seth, H.; Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP, 900 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022-4728 (US)
Priority Data:
09/018,541 04.02.1998 US
09/103,315 24.06.1998 US
09/103,316 24.06.1998 US
09103317 24.06.1998 US
09/104,608 24.06.1998 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING THROUGH CONTENT IN AN ORGANIZED AND CATEGORIZED FASHION
(FR) PROCEDE ET SYSTEME PERMETTANT DE NAVIGUER DANS UN CONTENU DE MANIERE ORGANISEE ET CATEGORISEE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A method and system of navigating through television program content in which a viewer has an impression of navigation through a three dimensional environment (10, 12). The content is organized into a plurality of domains (10) according to categories or business units. A plurality of navigation tools (12) are provided which present information regarding the program content in a plurality of interfaces. At least one tool (12) provides the viewer with access to a plurality of channels of content. The viewer navigates between domains (10), tools (12), and channels to locate a desired program to view.
(FR)L'invention concerne un procédé et un système permettant de naviguer dans un contenu de programme de télévision et donnant à l'utilisateur l'impression de se déplacer à l'intérieur d'un environnement en trois dimensions (10, 12). Le contenu est divisé en plusieurs domaines (10), selon des catégories ou des unités commerciales. Plusieurs instruments de navigation (12) présentent l'information relative au contenu de programme via une pluralité d'interfaces. Au moins un instrument (12) permet à l'utilisateur d'accéder à une pluralité de voies de contenu. L'utilisateur navigue entre les domaines (10), les instruments (12) et les voies, dans le but de localiser tel ou tel programme dont la visualisation est recherchée.
Designated States: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, UZ, VN, YU, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (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)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)