Cursor controlled page selection in a video display

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4587520
SERIAL NO

06482852

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

A teletext system in which viewer function selection is accomplished by superposing a cursor on one of the displayed function words. The teletext/videotext receiver includes a ROM for storing page selection control symbols and a RAM for storing symbols and related addresses corresponding to all displayed page selection symbols. The RAM contents are compared with a cursor address signal to identify displayed page selection symbols that are at or near the cursor location. A page selection symbol, thus identified, is transferred from the RAM to the teletext/videotext system decoder as an information selection command in response to depression of a selection key whereby a minimum number of keys provide selection of a virtually unlimited number of system commands and a user may continuously monitor the displayed text while making selections thus reducing selection entry errors. Provision is made for altering the cursor position, shape and/or brightness upon a predetermined condition of proximity of the cursor with respect to a displayed system command symbol to verify the validity of the command to the user and to avoid positional ambiguities of the cursor relative to the displayed symbol.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RCA CORPORATIONNEW YORK, NY16

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Astle, Brian Cranbury, NJ 40 2285

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
* 4354184 Display system for localizing regions in a mixed text & picture display 26 1980
* 4495491 Method for highlighting of a region on a display screen 37 1983
 
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 4479197 Method and apparatus for selecting and setting the mode of operation for a mechanism 40 1982
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
* 4742473 Finite element modeling system 60 1985
H716 Parallax induced pointing error avoidance method and means for systems using touch screen overlays 6 1987
6903723 Data entry method and apparatus 47 1995
* 6005549 User interface method and apparatus 80 1995
* 5999895 Sound operated menu method and apparatus 70 1995
* 6160536 Dwell time indication method and apparatus 36 1997
9535494 Apparatus and method for selecting from a display 0 2013
 
Handykey Corporation (1)
* 5267181 Cybernetic interface for a computer that uses a hand held chord keyboard 88 1989
 
AUTOCYTE NORTH CAROLINA, L.L.C. (2)
* 5333207 Inspection apparatus and method with inspection auditing for images presented on a display 62 1992
* 5655029 Device and method for facilitating inspection of a specimen 51 1996
 
TV GUIDE NETWORKS, INC. (1)
8806536 Program guide system with preference profiles 0 2012
 
XEROX CORPORATION (1)
* 5119079 Touch screen user interface with expanding touch locations for a reprographic machine 175 1990
 
The Laitram Corporation (3)
* 5008847 Cursor selected keyboard keys displayed on the computer screen for entering alphanumeric characters and instructions, particularly for creating computer aided design and drafting patterns 19 1987
* 5058046 Cursor selected keyboard keys displayed on the computer screen for entering alphanumeric characters and instructions, particularly for creating computer aided design and drafting patterns 12 1990
* 5105375 Keyboard menus displayed on the computer screen for directing entry of alphanumeric characters in a two-stroke mode 12 1991
 
VEVEO, INC. (4)
9166714 Method of and system for presenting enriched video viewing analytics 0 2010
9075861 Methods and systems for segmenting relative user preferences into fine-grain and coarse-grain collections 0 2011
9128987 Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on a comparison of preference signatures from multiple users 0 2013
9092503 Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on dynamically identifying microgenres associated with the content 0 2013
 
HITACHI, LTD. (2)
* 5224209 System for choosing between operation modes in a data processing system by interacting with a displayed a multinodal hierarchal figure 5 1986
* 5477236 Method and apparatus for controlling movement of cursor 22 1991
 
COREL CORPORATION (2)
* 9329754 Method for operating menu of multimedia disk 0 2007
* 2009/0007,024 METHOD FOR OPERATING MENU OF MULTIMEDIA DISK 1 2007
 
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (6)
* 5990927 Advanced set top terminal for cable television delivery systems 579 1993
6408437 Reprogrammable terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system 239 1997
9009773 Method and apparatus for providing broadcast data services 1 1998
7571457 Advanced set top terminal with electronic mailbox for cable television delivery systems 12 1998
8347345 Television terminal modem 0 1999
8276183 Television terminal data storage 1 1999
 
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (13)
6373528 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 94 1999
6331877 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 214 1999
7100185 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 64 2001
7398541 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 32 2003
7225455 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 113 2003
6728967 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 22 2003
* 2003/0110,495 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 68 2003
8893178 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 0 2007
* 2008/0178,216 ELECTRONIC TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SCHEDULE SYSTEM AND METHOD 15 2007
* 2008/0178,222 ELECTRONIC TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SCHEDULE SYSTEM AND METHOD 15 2007
* 2011/0041,152 PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH VIDEO WINDOW BROWSING 1 2010
* 2011/0162,000 INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH TITLE AND DESCRIPTION BLOCKING 1 2010
* 2011/0131,601 IMPROVED ELECTRONIC TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SCHEDULE SYSTEM AND METHOD 10 2011
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
* 2008/0178,223 Method and apparatus for displaying television programs and related text 16 2007
 
SEDNA PATENT SERVICES, LLC (1)
7487525 Method and apparatus for gathering programs watched data 0 1998
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (5)
8635649 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 12 2002
8732757 System and method for targeted advertisement display responsive to user characteristics 11 2006
8448209 System and method for displaying advertisements responsive to EPG information 1 2007
8336071 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 10 2010
8726311 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2010
 
DISCOVERY PATENT HOLDINGS, LLC (6)
7835989 Electronic book alternative delivery systems 37 1999
7861166 Resizing document pages to fit available hardware screens 19 1999
7865567 Virtual on-demand electronic book 106 1999
7509270 Electronic Book having electronic commerce features 59 1999
7849393 Electronic book connection to world watch live 41 2000
7865405 Electronic book having electronic commerce features 31 2009
 
GVBB HOLDINGS S.A.R.L. (2)
* 7847788 Device for operating television appliances 0 2002
* 2004/0164,967 Device for operating television appliances 0 2003
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
* 5627564 Graphic on-screen display method 20 1992
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5471226 Coordinate input apparatus and calibration method for the same 14 1992
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
* 5627567 Method and apparatus for adaptive touch recognition in a touch sensitive user interface 157 1996
 
ADREA, LLC (10)
* 5986690 Electronic book selection and delivery system 198 1994
7401286 Electronic book electronic links 74 1999
9053640 Interactive electronic book 2 1999
8095949 Electronic book with restricted access features 20 1999
8073695 Electronic book with voice emulation features 9 1999
7299501 Electronic book selection and delivery system having encryption and security features 13 2001
* 2011/0185,191 ELECTRONIC BOOK ELECTRONIC LINKS 1 2008
* 2008/0215,895 Electronic book secure communication with home subsystem 14 2008
8548813 Electronic book with voice emulation features 0 2011
9099097 Electronic book with voice emulation features 0 2013
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (12)
* 4698625 Graphic highlight adjacent a pointing cursor 178 1985
* 4725829 Automatic highlighting in a raster graphics display system 30 1985
* 4754267 Fast point/line correlations in graphic entities 8 1986
* 4847605 Picking in a graphics system 34 1987
* 4814755 Interactive display system 16 1987
H000716 Parallax induced pointing error avoidance method and means for systems using touch screen overlays 1 1987
* 5121477 System for interactively creating action bar pull-down windows of a user interface for use at program run time 99 1988
* 5255386 Method and apparatus for intelligent help that matches the semantic similarity of the inferred intent of query or command to a best-fit predefined command intent 107 1990
* 5223828 Method and system for enabling a blind computer user to handle message boxes in a graphical user interface 97 1991
* 5307086 Method of implementing a preview window in an object oriented programming system 122 1991
* 5745100 Input device pointer remap region on a computer display 17 1992
* 2005/0076,300 Block marker system 34 2003
 
AD TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
* 4772882 Cursor controller user interface system 178 1986
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
* 5283560 Computer system and method for displaying images with superimposed partially transparent menus 235 1991
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0288,398 Methods, systems, and products for providing sample content 1 2005
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
* 4779080 Electronic information display systems 70 1986
* 4992871 Method and apparatus for processing identification signals 21 1988
 
NEW AMERICA PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
6418556 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 238 1993
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY, INC. (1)
* 2009/0031,257 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF ATTRACTIVE LINKS 8 2007
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (48)
7487529 Electronic program guide system with advertising messages in pop-ups 149 1998
7421724 Systems and methods for displaying information regions in an interactive electronic program guide 36 2002
8793738 Television system with downloadable features 0 2003
7047547 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 37 2003
7814421 Program guide system with video window browsing 9 2003
7493641 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 111 2003
7480929 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 91 2003
7996864 Method and apparatus for displaying television programs and related text 29 2003
8973056 Interactive program guide system providing an application program interface for non-program guide applications 3 2004
* 2005/0283,800 Interactive television program guide system that serves as a portal 154 2004
9113107 Interactive advertising and program promotion in an interactive television system 6 2005
8613020 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 37 2006
8832742 Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications 39 2006
8407737 Systems and methods for providing a scan transport bar 1 2007
8799954 Systems and methods for providing custom media content flipping 1 2007
8869204 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 0 2007
8843963 Interactive television system with programming-related links 3 2007
8776125 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 4 2007
8181200 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 0 2007
8281339 Customizable flip and browse overlays in an interactive television system 45 2009
9591251 Interactive television program guide system with operator showcase 0 2009
8931008 Promotional philosophy for a video-on-demand-related interactive display within an interactive television application 0 2009
8359616 Systems and methods for automatically generating advertisements using a media guidance application 14 2009
8863170 System and method for metadata-linked advertisements 0 2009
8612310 Method and system for commerce in media program related merchandise 1 2010
8272011 Method and system for displaying advertisements between schedule listings 13 2010
8453174 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 1 2010
8646005 Information system 9 2010
9438953 Program guide application interface system 0 2010
9015750 Interactive television program guide system for determining user values for demographic categories 0 2010
* 2011/0167,451 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING, STORING AND PROCESSING ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE DATA FOR ON-SCREEN DISPLAY 10 2010
* 2011/0099,573 PROGRAM GUIDE APPLICATION INTERFACE SYSTEM 4 2010
8620769 Method and systems for checking that purchasable items are compatible with user equipment 3 2011
9113207 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
9124932 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
9172987 Methods and systems for updating functionality of a set-top box using markup language 0 2011
9185332 Systems and methods for providing a scan 1 2012
9191722 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 1 2013
9038103 Systems and methods for content surfing 0 2013
9423936 Information system 0 2013
8806538 Information system 4 2014
9100713 Customizable overlays based on subject matter 0 2014
9015749 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
8918807 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
9027058 Information system 0 2014
9148703 Interactive television system with programming-related links 0 2014
9402102 System and method for using television schedule information 0 2014
9426509 Client-server electronic program guide 1 2015
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
* 5986639 Apparatus and method for extending a reactive area on a display screen 27 1997
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
* 6104384 Image based keyboard for a small computing device 54 1997
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO, INC. (4)
* 5781246 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 379 1994
6661468 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 143 1998
6396546 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 144 1998
9319735 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access 0 2003
 
INDEX SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7941818 System and method for utilizing EPG database for modifying advertisements 3 2007
 
Pioneer Electronic Corporation (1)
* 5373324 Program selecting and character broadcasting receiving set 41 1992
 
COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC (22)
* 5734853 Set top terminal for cable television delivery systems 520 1993
* 5682195 Digital cable headend for cable television delivery system 386 1993
* 5659350 Operations center for a television program packaging and delivery system 525 1993
6201536 Network manager for cable television system headends 284 1994
* 6052554 Television program delivery system 127 1996
6738978 Method and apparatus for targeted advertising 396 1996
* 6160989 Network controller for cable television delivery systems 273 1996
7207055 Bandwidth allocation for a television program delivery system 56 1997
6539548 Operations center for a television program packaging and delivery system 225 1997
6515680 Set top terminal for television delivery system 252 1997
7269841 Digital cable headend for cable television delivery system 9 1997
6463585 Targeted advertisement using television delivery systems 625 1998
7590993 Method and apparatus for gathering programs watched data 64 1998
7017178 Audio program reception terminal for television delivery system 11 1998
7073187 Menu-driven television program access system and method 23 1998
9286294 Video and digital multimedia aggregator content suggestion engine 1 2001
* 2002/0042,923 Video and digital multimedia aggregator content suggestion engine 78 2001
8060905 Television delivery system having interactive electronic program guide 27 2001
8578410 Video and digital multimedia aggregator content coding and formatting 0 2010
* 2011/0085,080 VIDEO AND DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA AGGREGATOR CONTENT CODING AND FORMATTING 0 2010
9078014 Method and apparatus for targeting of interactive virtual objects 0 2011
8621521 Video and digital multimedia aggregator 0 2012
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (2)
9326025 Media content search results ranked by popularity 1 2013
9147198 Systems and methods for providing an interface for data driven media placement 0 2013
 
DENSO CORPORATION (1)
* 2007/0120,645 On-vehicle equipment control system 10 2006
 
INTEL CORPORATION (2)
7158123 Secondary touch contextual sub-menu navigation for touch screen interface 130 2003
* 2004/0150,668 Secondary touch contextual sub-menu navigation for touch screen interface 39 2003
 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (1)
* 4965558 Method and apparatus for image retrieval 16 1987
 
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. (3)
7864151 Portable electronic device 2 1992
* 5339091 Paperless portable book 195 1992
* 5475398 Electric display device providing emphasis and retrieval of designated information 67 1994
 
DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
7716349 Electronic book library/bookstore system 5 2000
7336788 Electronic book secure communication with home subsystem 25 2000
 
WANG LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
* 4751669 Videotex frame processing 93 1985
 
SYMANTEC CORPORATION (1)
* 5319384 Method for producing a graphical cursor 4 1991
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 5367316 Remote-control apparatus for electronics apparatus 146 1994
* Cited By Examiner