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1. WO2020198221 - USER INTERFACES FOR VIEWING AND ACCESSING CONTENT ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Publication Number WO/2020/198221
Publication Date 01.10.2020
International Application No. PCT/US2020/024452
International Filing Date 24.03.2020
IPC
H04N 21/422 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB ; Operations thereof
41Structure of client; Structure of client peripherals
422Input-only peripherals, e.g. global positioning system
H04N 21/431 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB ; Operations thereof
43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
431Generation of visual interfaces; Content or additional data rendering
H04N 21/45 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB ; Operations thereof
45Management operations performed by the client for facilitating the reception of or the interaction with the content or administrating data related to the end-user or to the client device itself, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies or resolving scheduling conflicts
H04N 21/462 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB ; Operations thereof
45Management operations performed by the client for facilitating the reception of or the interaction with the content or administrating data related to the end-user or to the client device itself, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies or resolving scheduling conflicts
462Content or additional data management e.g. creating a master electronic program guide from data received from the Internet and a Head-end or controlling the complexity of a video stream by scaling the resolution or bit-rate based on the client capabilities
G06F 3/0482 2013.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces
0481based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
0482interaction with lists of selectable items, e.g. menus
H04N 21/443 2011.01
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB ; Operations thereof
43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
443OS processes, e.g. booting an STB, implementing a Java virtual machine in an STB or power management in an STB
CPC
G06F 3/04817
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
0481based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
04817using icons
G06F 3/0482
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
0481based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
0482interaction with lists of selectable items, e.g. menus
G06F 3/0488
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
0487using specific features provided by the input device, e.g. functions controlled by the rotation of a mouse with dual sensing arrangements, or of the nature of the input device, e.g. tap gestures based on pressure sensed by a digitiser
0488using a touch-screen or digitiser, e.g. input of commands through traced gestures
G06F 3/04883
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
0487using specific features provided by the input device, e.g. functions controlled by the rotation of a mouse with dual sensing arrangements, or of the nature of the input device, e.g. tap gestures based on pressure sensed by a digitiser
0488using a touch-screen or digitiser, e.g. input of commands through traced gestures
04883for entering handwritten data, e.g. gestures, text
G06F 9/451
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
9Arrangements for program control, e.g. control units
06using stored programs, i.e. using an internal store of processing equipment to receive or retain programs
44Arrangements for executing specific programs
451Execution arrangements for user interfaces
H04N 21/42224
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
41Structure of client; Structure of client peripherals
422Input-only peripherals ; , i.e. input devices connected to specially adapted client devices; , e.g. global positioning system [GPS]
42204User interfaces specially adapted for controlling a client device through a remote control device; Remote control devices therefor
42206characterized by hardware details
42224Touch pad or touch panel provided on the remote control
Applicants
  • APPLE INC. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • LINDHOLM, Erik
  • DOMM, Drew, R.
  • VINNA, Fredric
  • PARK, Dennis, S.
  • WOOD, Policarpo, B.
  • TAN-ANG, Jeff
  • PONSON, Florian, Miles
Agents
  • HUANG, Chen, Pin
Priority Data
62/822,96624.03.2019US
62/855,86731.05.2019US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) USER INTERFACES FOR VIEWING AND ACCESSING CONTENT ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE
(FR) INTERFACES UTILISATEUR PERMETTANT DE VISUALISER DU CONTENU SUR UN DISPOSITIF ÉLECTRONIQUE ET D'Y ACCÉDER
Abstract
(EN)
In some embodiments, an electronic device presents representations of items of content available for playback on the electronic device. In some embodiments, an electronic device presents selectable options for playing an item of content in accordance with the manners in which the item of content is available to be played on the electronic device. In some embodiments, an electronic device presents representations of episodes in a series of episodic content. In some embodiments, an electronic device presents an enhanced preview of content. In some embodiments, an electronic device presents a control panel. In some embodiments, an electronic device switches the active user profile of a device. In some embodiments, an electronic device enters into a picture-in-picture mode.
(FR)
Selon certains modes de réalisation, l'invention concerne un dispositif électronique présentant des représentations d'éléments de contenu disponibles pour une lecture sur le dispositif électronique. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique présente des options sélectionnables pour lire un élément de contenu conformément aux modes dans lesquels l'élément de contenu est disponible pour être lu sur le dispositif électronique. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique présente des représentations d'épisodes dans une série de contenu épisodique. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique présente une prévisualisation de contenu améliorée. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique présente un panneau de commande. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique commute le profil d'utilisateur actif d'un dispositif. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif électronique entre dans un mode d'image dans l'image.
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