US Patent Application No: 2002/0194,592

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System & apparatus for displaying substitute content

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An apparatus for performing a substitution for a broadcast content, includes: a substitute content engine configured to detect a break in a broadcast content and to show substitute content in response to the break in a broadcast content; and a processor configured to execute the substitute content engine. An apparatus for substituting broadcast content displayed on a screen, including: a customer premise equipment capable to receive broadcast content; the customer premise equipment including a viewing engine capable to permit the display of substitute content in response to a break in the broadcast content.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC.SUWANEE, GA625

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Miller, Douglas A Seattle, WA 9 303
Novak, Robert E Kirkland, WA 46 1260
Tsuchida, Ted Woodinville, WA 3 181

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