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1. (WO2008024084) A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECORDING TELEVISION AND/OR RADIO PROGRAMMES VIA THE INTERNET

Pub. No.:    WO/2008/024084    International Application No.:    PCT/SG2007/000277
Publication Date: Fri Feb 29 00:59:59 CET 2008 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2007
IPC: H04N 5/76
G06F 21/20
G06Q 50/00
Applicants: IDEALAB LLP
FERNANDES, Carlos Nicholas
JAGDALE, Varsha Arun
FERNANDES, Jason
Inventors: FERNANDES, Carlos Nicholas
JAGDALE, Varsha Arun
FERNANDES, Jason
Title: A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECORDING TELEVISION AND/OR RADIO PROGRAMMES VIA THE INTERNET
Abstract:
A system and method for recording television programmes via the Internet. The system comprising a user authentication module to authenticate a user and ensure that the user is permitted to record the programmes; a programme selection module to allow the user to select at least one programme to record; and a playback module to allow the user to playback previously recorded programmes; wherein the user authentication module authenticates the user according to the residence of the user or whether they have a paid subscription to a subscription based radio and/or television service. The method comprising authenticating a user and ensure that the user is permitted to record programmes; selecting at least one programme to record via a first web page; and playing back previously recorded programmes via a second web page; wherein the user is authenticated according to the residence of the user or whether they have a paid subscription to a subscription based radio and/or television service.