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1. (WO2001006785) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING A SINGLE PASSWORD SET IN AN INTEGRATED TELEVISION SYSTEM
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Pub. No.: WO/2001/006785 International Application No.: PCT/US2000/018950
Publication Date: 25.01.2001 International Filing Date: 12.07.2000
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 09.02.2001
IPC:
G06K 17/00 (2006.01) ,H04L 9/32 (2006.01) ,H04N 21/418 (2011.01) ,H04N 21/475 (2011.01) ,H04N 7/16 (2011.01) ,H04N 5/44 (2011.01) ,H04N 5/46 (2006.01)
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
K
RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
17
Methods or arrangements for effecting co-operative working between equipments covered by two or more of main groups G06K1/-G06K15/168
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
L
TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
9
Arrangements for secret or secure communication
32
including means for verifying the identity or authority of a user of the system
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
41
Structure of client; Structure of client peripherals
418
External card to be used in combination with the client device, e.g. for conditional access
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
47
End-user applications
475
End-user interface for inputting end-user data, e.g. PIN [Personal Identification Number] or preference data
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7
Television systems
16
Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
5
Details of television systems
44
Receiver circuitry
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
5
Details of television systems
44
Receiver circuitry
46
for receiving on more than one standard at will
Applicants:
DINWIDDIE, Aaron, Hal [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
LYNCH, David, Johnston [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. [FR/FR]; 46, quai Alphonse Le Gallo F-92648 Boulogne Cedex, FR (AllExceptUS)
Inventors:
DINWIDDIE, Aaron, Hal; US
LYNCH, David, Johnston; US
Agent:
TRIPOLI, Joseph, S. ; Thomson Multimedia Licensing Inc. 2 Independence Way P.O. Box 5312 Princeton, NJ 08540, US
Priority Data:
60/143,92314.07.1999US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING A SINGLE PASSWORD SET IN AN INTEGRATED TELEVISION SYSTEM
(FR) PROCEDE ET APPAREIL D'UTILISATION D'UN SEUL ENSEMBLE DE MOT DE PASSE DANS UN SYSTEME DE TELEVISION INTEGRE
Abstract:
(EN) A method and apparatus for controlling access to programming that is available from multiple programming sources. One embodiment is an integrated terrestrial and satellite television system having a single password set such that a user can enter a single password to activate both satellite and terrestrial television components of the system.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un procédé et un appareil permettant de contrôler l'accès à la programmation disponible à partir de sources de programmation multiples. Un des modes de réalisation est un système de télévision terrestre et satellite intégré présentant un seul ensemble de mot de passe, de sorte que l'utilisateur puisse introduire un seul mot de passe pour activer à la fois les composantes de télévision satellite est terrestre du système.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)