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1. (WO2018039565) METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PREVENTING A USER INPUT DEVICE FROM CONTROLLING USER EQUIPMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/039565    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048627
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04N 21/422
H04N 21/45
H04N 21/475
H04N 21/436
H04N 21/485
Applicants: ROVI GUIDES, INC.
Inventors: WEIGAND, Emily
PATEL, Milan Indu
HUYNH, Nancy
BRIGHT, Kevin S.
Title: METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PREVENTING A USER INPUT DEVICE FROM CONTROLLING USER EQUIPMENT
Abstract:
Methods and systems for preventing a user input device from controlling the user equipment are described herein. The method includes receiving, over a first communication path, by a user equipment, data indicative of a first request to restrict control by the user input device over the user equipment. The method includes disregarding a first command from the user input device response to receiving the first request. The method includes receiving, over the first communication path, data indicative of a second request to restore control by the user input device over the user equipment. The method includes receiving a second command from the user input device, the second command intended to alter a second setting of the user equipment, in response to receiving the second request. The method includes altering the second setting of the user equipment in response to receiving the second request and the second command.