US Patent No: 5,589,892

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Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access

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An electronic program schedule system with access to both stored television program schedule information and data feeds containing status information for live programs such as sporting events. The system includes a data processor for receiving program schedule information for a plurality of programs and data feeds containing status information for certain of the programs, and a video display generator for generating a display signal simultaneously comprising information from both the stored schedule information and the received data feed. The system is further provided with user control means such as a remote controller for generating user control commands and transmitting signals to the data processor in response thereto so as to control the content of the display signal. The display signal may be displayed on a display apparatus such as a television receiver. In addition, the program schedule system of the present invention utilizes category-specific user interfaces providing access to multiple services including television programs, received data feeds, home shopping services, and video games as well as the stored program schedule information.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ROVI GUIDES, INC.RADNOR, PA530
TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO, INC.NEW YORK, NY20

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davis, Bruce Tualatin, OR 65 5159
Favia, Anthony R Aurora, CO 4 1218
Knee, Robert A Lansdale, PA 118 4132
Miller, Larry Scottsdale, AZ 85 4353

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PITNEY BOWES INC. (1)
6,701,352 Method and apparatus for importing information from a network resource 34 1997
 
PACE PLC (1)
* 6,782,551 System for indicating when a program has been selected from a program guide display 7 2000
 
ALPINE ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
7,861,265 Electronic apparatus having broadcast receiving function and method for displaying electronic program guide therein 1 2004
 
NASDAQ OMX GROUP, INC., THE (2)
* 7,082,398 Media wall for displaying financial information 32 1996
7,778,842 Media wall for displaying financial information 5 2005
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (14)
8,904,458 System and method for pre-caching a first portion of a video file on a set-top box 0 2004
8,054,849 System and method of managing video content streams 3 2005
8,893,199 System and method of managing video content delivery 0 2005
7,908,627 System and method to provide a unified video signal for diverse receiving platforms 6 2005
8,282,476 Multimedia-based video game distribution 6 2005
7,873,102 Video quality testing by encoding aggregated clips 10 2005
* 7,596,799 System and method of communicating video content 7 2005
8,390,744 System and method of displaying a video stream 0 2009
8,332,888 Communicating video content 1 2009
8,966,563 System and method to provide a unified video signal for diverse receiving platforms 0 2011
8,535,151 Multimedia-based video game distribution 0 2012
8,584,176 Communicating video content 0 2012
8,839,314 Device, system, and method for managing television tuners 0 2013
8,959,542 Methods, systems, and products for evaluating performance of viewers 0 2013
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
* 7,516,468 Interactive media presentation system for presenting business data over a digital television network 15 2001
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (2)
* 5,982,363 Personal computer-based set-top converter for television services 114 1997
6,271,837 Personal computer-based set-top converter for television services 15 1999
 
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (38)
* 6,014,184 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access 221 1996
* 6,262,722 Interactive program guide navigator menu system 117 1997
* 6,266,814 Methods and systems for presenting program schedule information corresponding to a day selection 147 1998
6,588,013 Promotional material distribution system with automatic updating of promotional material selection algorithms 119 1999
6,481,011 Program guide system with user designated color coding 145 1999
6,275,268 Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering 259 1999
7,069,576 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 79 1999
6,771,317 Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering 77 1999
6,865,746 Electronic program guide with related-program search feature 151 1999
6,305,017 Interactive television program guide with selectable non-program options 26 2000
6,357,043 Electronic television program guide with remote product ordering 131 2000
* 2001/0013,126 Interactive program guide systems and processes 23 2001
* 2002/0059,610 Interactive television application with watch lists 85 2001
6,526,578 Interactive television program guide with selectable non-program options 1 2001
6,799,326 Interactive television program guide system with local advertisements 151 2002
6,772,432 Interactive television program guide with selectable non-program options 0 2003
7,398,541 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 22 2003
8,082,568 Electronic program guide with integrated program listings 7 2003
7,793,322 Electronic program guide with super-program sequence 17 2003
8,732,765 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with remote product ordering 0 2003
8,418,208 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with remote product ordering 1 2003
7,870,587 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with remote product ordering 3 2003
7,562,377 Interactive program guide navigator menu system 2 2004
7,254,823 Apparatus and method for constrained selection of favorite channels 10 2004
7,231,175 Music information system for obtaining information on a second music program while a first music program is played 22 2005
8,806,533 System and method for using television information codes 0 2005
7,603,690 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 7 2006
7,571,453 Apparatus and method for constrained selection of favorite channels 5 2007
8,392,948 Interactive program guide systems and processes 0 2007
8,302,126 Interactive program guide navigator menu system 0 2007
7,774,812 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 9 2007
7,523,477 Electronic program guide with blackout recording features 4 2008
8,539,044 On-line schedule system with personalization features 0 2008
* 7,779,440 Apparatus and method for constrained selection of favorite channels 0 2009
8,301,632 Systems and methods for providing advanced information searching in an interactive media guidance application 0 2009
8,001,563 Interactive program guide system and method 4 2009
8,255,952 Interactive television system with programming-related links 7 2010
8,918,811 Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing 0 2012
 
Yellow Pages (1)
8,731,157 Apparatus and method for ensuring a real-time connection between users and selected service provider using voice mail 0 2012
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (2)
7,409,700 System and method for enhanced broadcasting and interactive 21 2000
RE42103 Apparatus and method of automatically accessing on-line services in response to broadcast of on-line addresses 3 2001
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (8)
* 6,052,145 System and method for controlling the broadcast and recording of television programs and for distributing information to be displayed on a television screen 221 1997
6,756,997 Systems and methods for displaying and recording control interface with television programs, video, advertising information and program scheduling information 334 2000
* 8,006,260 Apparatus and method for parental control using V-chip plus+ and master password 2 2001
8,635,649 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 4 2002
8,732,757 System and method for targeted advertisement display responsive to user characteristics 1 2006
8,448,209 System and method for displaying advertisements responsive to EPG information 1 2007
8,336,071 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 6 2010
8,726,311 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2010
 
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (6)
5,850,218 Inter-active program guide with default selection control 850 1997
* 6,378,130 Media server interconnect architecture 193 1997
6,493,876 System and method for providing a full service television system 84 1998
8,584,182 System and method for providing broadcast programming, a virtual VCR, and a video scrapbook to programming subscribers 1 2001
9,021,535 Methods and apparatus for providing virtual content over a network 0 2012
8,938,763 Personal content server apparatus and methods 0 2012
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (4)
* 6,097,441 System for dual-display interaction with integrated television and internet content 469 1997
6,757,001 Method of using physical buttons in association with a display to access and execute functions available through associated hardware and software 8 1999
6,256,019 Methods of using a controller for controlling multi-user access to the functionality of consumer devices 159 1999
6,906,696 Method of controlling multi-user access to the functionality of consumer devices 16 2001
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
6,308,208 Method for monitoring network distributed computing resources using distributed cellular agents 50 1998
 
ODS PROPERTIES, INC. (3)
6,735,487 Interactive wagering system with promotions 23 2000
6,674,448 Interactive wagering system with controllable graphic displays 25 2000
7,264,546 Interactive wagering system with promotions 26 2004
 
UEI CAYMAN INC. (1)
6,956,496 Method and apparatus for updating universal remote databases through TV VBI processing 9 2000
 
SAP SE (1)
8,327,293 Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for outputting data at a user-interface in a computer system 0 2004
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (25)
6,312,336 Electronic game guide system 144 1999
7,149,309 Time-dependent authorization 4 1999
* 6,832,386 System and method for allowing a user to quickly navigate within a program guide to an established reference point 43 2000
7,975,277 System for providing alternative services 5 2000
7,934,232 Navigation paradigm for access to television services 22 2000
7,992,163 Video-on-demand navigational system 25 2000
8,516,525 Integrated searching system for interactive media guide 1 2000
7,962,370 Methods in a media service system for transaction processing 16 2001
8,006,262 Graphic user interfaces for purchasable and recordable media (PRM) downloads 16 2001
8,161,388 Interactive discovery of display device characteristics 6 2004
8,020,184 Channel control system for exiting from an interactive program guide 5 2004
8,745,656 Tracking of presented television advertisements 0 2004
8,189,472 Optimizing bandwidth utilization to a subscriber premises 6 2005
8,069,259 Managing removal of media titles from a list 5 2005
8,056,106 Video on demand system with dynamic enablement of random-access functionality 8 2005
8,037,504 Video on demand system with selectable options of configurable random-access control 9 2005
8,707,153 Displaying comment data corresponding to a video presentation 0 2007
8,032,914 Systems and methods for dynamically allocating bandwidth in a digital broadband delivery system 14 2008
8,006,273 Updating download options for unavailable media content 11 2008
7,961,643 Optimizing data rates for video services to a subscriber 13 2008
* 8,365,221 Selective search and display for categorized channels in a subscriber television system 0 2009
8,321,891 Method and system for assigning categories to channels in a subscriber television system 2009
* 8,191,093 Providing information pertaining to audio-visual and personal bi-directional services 5 2009
8,640,172 System and method for characterization of purchasable and recordable media (PRM) 0 2009
8,739,212 Configuration of presentations of selectable TV services according to usage 0 2012
 
MEDIAIP, INC. (5)
8,255,966 Method and apparatus for internet-based interactive programming 2 2006
7,937,740 Method and apparatus for interactive programming using captioning 1 2008
8,402,504 Method and apparatus for interactive programming using captioning 2 2011
8,661,490 Method and apparatus for internet-based interactive programming 0 2012
8,826,361 Method and apparatus for interactive programming using captioning 0 2013
 
BALLY GAMING INTERNATIONAL, INC. (2)
8,172,683 Network gaming system 2 2006
8,092,307 Network gaming system 4 2006
 
MASTER LOCK COMPANY LLC (3)
8,453,481 Padlock 2 2011
8,806,907 Battery access and power supply arrangements 0 2012
8,850,858 Lock subassembly 0 2013
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (1)
8,550,921 Network gaming system 0 2012
 
CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
D667022 Computer display with a graphical user interface 6 2011
 
TVWORKS, LLC (12)
* 6,172,674 Smart filtering 225 1997
* 8,707,354 Graphically rich, modular, promotional tile interface for interactive television 1 2003
8,413,205 System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV content 1 2003
8,578,411 System and method for controlling iTV application behaviors through the use of application profile filters 2 2003
8,416,952 Channel family surf control 0 2004
8,819,734 Contextual navigational control for digital television 0 2004
8,448,208 System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV applications that blend programming information of on-demand and broadcast service offerings 3 2011
8,745,658 System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV content 0 2011
8,943,533 System and method for preferred placement programming of iTV content 0 2012
8,756,634 Contextual display of information with an interactive user interface for television 0 2012
8,850,480 Interactive user interface for television applications 0 2013
9,021,528 System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV applications that blend programming information of on-demand and broadcast service offerings 0 2013
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (2)
* 5,937,390 On-line advertising system and its method 193 1996
* 5,982,754 Method of charging for additional services, and additional-service communication system 10 1997
 
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. (1)
* 6,173,112 Method and system for recording in-progress broadcast programs 64 1997
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. (1)
8,468,556 Methods, systems, and products for evaluating performance of viewers 1 2007
 
SONY EUROPE LIMITED (2)
7,886,320 Television display device and method of operating a television system 2 2007
8,272,010 Television display device and method of operating a television system 2010
 
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. (1)
8,646,015 Apparatus and methods for network access using a set top box and television 0 2002
 
EVOLVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
* 6,130,726 Program guide on a remote control display 338 1998
8,769,598 Program guide on a remote control 0 2002
 
INTEL CORPORATION (12)
* 6,157,411 Method and apparatus for compiling a repository of entertainment system data from multiple sources 91 1997
* 6,816,172 Graphical user interace with multimedia identifiers 9 1997
* 7,313,806 Method and apparatus for channel surfing through multiple sources based on user-definable preferences 10 1998
7,058,635 Method and apparatus for searching through an electronic programming guide 41 1998
7,383,563 Automatic channel switching 7 1999
* 7,093,272 Method and apparatus for selecting from among multiple upgraded media features for transmitted entertainment programs 14 2000
* 8,250,602 Method and apparatus for providing personalized supplemental programming 0 2002
7,370,026 Method and apparatus for providing personalized supplemental programming 6 2002
8,621,517 Method and apparatus for channel surfing through multiple sources based on user-definable preferences 0 2003
8,850,483 Method and apparatus for purchasing upgraded media features for programming transmissions 0 2009
8,661,093 Method and apparatus for providing personalized supplemental programming 0 2010
* 8,656,427 Method and apparatus for providing personalized supplemental programming 0 2012
 
RIGHT BRAIN INTERFACE NV (5)
* 8,495,683 Method and apparatus for content presentation in a tandem user interface 1 2011
8,301,770 Method and apparatus for distributed upload of content 1 2011
* 2012/0105,723 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT PRESENTATION IN A TANDEM USER INTERFACE 1 2011
8,433,815 Method and apparatus for collaborative upload of content 0 2012
8,799,483 Method and apparatus for distributed upload of content 0 2012
 
MIRROR WORLDS, LLC (1)
8,122,071 Desk-top, stream-based, information management system 0 2010
 
Rovi Guides, LLC (1)
8,787,736 Systems and methods for providing a scan 0 2011
 
PREVUE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,928,653 Interactive electronic television program guide with database configurability 74 1998
 
CHANYU HOLDINGS, LLC (4)
7,310,807 System and method for local video distribution 11 2003
7,716,714 System and method for recording television content at a set top box 7 2004
7,908,621 System and apparatus for local video distribution 0 2007
8,843,970 Video distribution systems and methods for multiple users 0 2011
 
AT&T KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (1)
* 2008/0235,278 System and method of presenting assets related to media content 6 2007
 
MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING INC., AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT (1)
9,055,341 Combination of recorded program index and EPG 0 2012
 
GOLDPOCKET INTERACTIVE, INC. (2)
7,076,434 Method and system of playing and controlling a contest for a large number of simultaneous contestants 15 2000
* 2002/0133,562 System and method for operating internet-based events 14 2001
 
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (2)
D664154 Portion of a display with a transitional graphical user interface 1 2010
D723584 Portion of a display with a transitional graphical user interface 0 2012
 
OMRON CORPORATION (1)
* 7,117,040 Tool attachable to controller 2 2005
 
TV GUIDE NETWORKS, INC. (4)
* 6,061,097 Interactive television program guide with selectable non-program options 138 1997
7,185,355 Program guide system with preference profiles 221 1998
6,732,367 Interactive television program guide system with title and description blocking 86 1998
8,806,536 Program guide system with preference profiles 0 2012
 
NEWS AMERICA PUBLICATIONS INC. (1)
8,875,187 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature 0 2009
 
ZFT CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
6,326,982 Method and apparatus for automatically accessing web pages based on television programming information 159 1999
7,877,766 Method and system of providing a non-skippable sub-advertisement stream 11 2000
 
NAVIC SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
7,370,073 Using viewership profiles for targeted promotion deployment 15 2001
* 2002/0069,404 Targeted promotion deployment 24 2001
 
R.R. DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY (2)
8,687,947 Systems and methods for variable video production, distribution and presentation 1 2012
8,989,560 Systems and methods for variable video production, distribution and presentation 0 2014
 
CUMNOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC (3)
6,445,398 Method and system for providing user interface for electronic program guide 70 1998
7,634,789 System and method for displaying advertising in an interactive program guide 23 2001
8,490,134 Displaying advertising in an electronic program guide 4 2009
 
TELE-TV (1)
* 6,367,078 Electronic program-guide system with sideways-surfing capability 54 1997
 
INVENTOR HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
8,402,500 System and method for supplying supplemental audio information for broadcast television programs 0 2008
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
* 2008/0184,303 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 4 2007
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (18)
* 6,874,161 Utilizing a high bandwidth communications channel for broadcasting network data during off-peak hours 6 1998
* 6,606,082 Navigation graphical interface for small screen devices 28 1998
7,174,562 Interactive television triggers having connected content/disconnected content attribute 23 1999
7,590,994 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 3 2001
* 7,392,532 Interactive video programming methods 38 2003
* 6,973,050 Transmission announcement system and method for announcing upcoming data transmissions over a broadcast network 16 2003
7,840,975 System and method for encouraging viewers to watch television programs 11 2004
8,479,251 System and method for synchronizing streaming content with enhancing content using pre-announced triggers 0 2004
7,577,979 System and method for synchronizing streaming content with enhancing content using pre-announced triggers 8 2005
7,916,631 Load balancing in set top cable box environment 2 2005
8,341,687 Communicating scripts in a data service channel of a video signal 2 2005
7,865,919 Proxy for video on demand server control 0 2005
* 7,831,902 Displaying interrelated changes in a grid 19 2006
* 8,001,577 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 9 2006
7,770,201 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 1 2006
7,627,883 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 1 2006
8,621,501 System and method for encouraging viewers to watch television programs 1 2010
8,365,220 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 0 2011
 
WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
8,756,644 System and method for supplying supplemental audio information for broadcast television programs 0 2013
 
BBITV, INC. (1)
9,066,118 System and method for managing, converting and displaying video content on a video-on-demand platform, including ads used for drill-down navigation and consumer-generated classified ads 0 2013
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
D703219 Computing device display screen with computer-generated notification feature 5 2011
 
BENEFICIAL INNOVATIONS, INC. (5)
7,496,943 Network system for presenting advertising 96 2000
6,712,702 Method and system for playing games on a network 218 2001
RE44323 Method and system for playing games on a network 0 2008
8,065,702 Network advertising and game playing 3 2009
RE44566 Advertising system for the internet and local area networks 3 2010
 
INTUIT INC. (2)
8,090,590 Electronic personal health record system 7 2005
8,041,579 Method, system and article of manufacture, such as a card, to provide user selectable medical information and information to obtain eligibility of healthcare payments 1 2006
 
Open TV, Corp. (1)
7,243,139 Enhanced video programming system and method for incorporating and displaying retrieved integrated Internet information segments 46 2004
 
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION (3)
8,438,601 Resource management for a networked personal video recording system 8 2003
8,086,575 Methods and apparatus for integrating disparate media formats in a networked media system 6 2004
8,737,801 Methods and apparatus for client aggregation of television programming in a networked personal video recording system 0 2008
 
THOMSON LICENSING (9)
7,533,400 System for automatically forming a program guide from information derived from multiple sources 41 1997
7,496,946 System for collating data from multiple sources to form a composite program guide for display 55 1997
7,404,200 System for processing and decoding MPEG compatible data and internet information 57 1997
7,757,252 Navigation system for a multichannel digital television system 46 1999
* 7,950,032 Ratings control system with temporary override capability 2 1999
6,839,901 Multichannel digital television system 3 2000
* 7,448,059 Process for transmitting and processing an evolutive abstract in a television system, receiver and transmitter in such a system 1 2000
* 8,176,517 Automatic display of new program information during current program viewing 1 2004
7,853,974 System for collating data from multiple sources to form a composite program guide for display 0 2008
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (262)
* 5,880,768 Interactive program guide systems and processes 436 1995
* 6,732,369 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 266 1997
* 6,002,394 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 761 1997
* 6,323,911 System and method for using television schedule information 279 1997
* 6,469,753 Information system 147 1997
* 6,078,348 Television schedule system with enhanced features 233 1997
* 6,151,059 Electronic program guide with interactive areas 388 1997
6,604,240 Interactive television program guide system with operator showcase 72 1997
* 6,564,378 Program guide system with browsing display 177 1998
6,564,379 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 137 1998
6,268,849 Internet television program guide system with embedded real-time data 264 1998
6,665,869 Program guide application interface system 105 1998
6,820,278 Cooperative television application system having multiple user television equipment devices 127 1998
7,487,529 Electronic program guide system with advertising messages in pop-ups 79 1998
6,742,183 Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs 95 1998
6,442,755 Electronic program guide using markup language 251 1999
* 6,536,041 Program guide system with real-time data sources 264 1999
7,603,684 Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing 22 1999
6,563,515 Program guide system with video window browsing 136 1999
7,694,319 Interactive program guide with continuous data stream and client-server data supplementation 20 1999
6,799,327 Program guide with selectable advertisements and pseudo-ads 154 1999
6,687,906 EPG with advertising inserts 70 1999
7,051,360 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages 28 1999
6,898,762 Client-server electronic program guide 239 1999
7,165,098 On-line schedule system with personalization features 159 1999
* 6,526,577 Enhanced interactive program guide 221 1999
7,003,792 Smart agent based on habit, statistical inference and psycho-demographic profiling 194 1999
6,766,526 Smart channel entry system 144 1999
6,774,926 Personal television channel system 314 2000
8,850,477 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 0 2001
8,578,403 Systems and methods for improved audience measuring 0 2001
7,895,624 Interactive media guide with media guidance interface 11 2001
6,766,956 System and method for using portable device with bar-code scanner 83 2001
* 7,269,838 Internet television program guide system with embedded real-time data 6 2001
8,255,961 Systems and methods for caching data in media-on-demand systems 1 2001
7,370,343 Electronic program guide with blackout features 32 2001
8,156,528 Personal video recorder systems and methods 5 2002
7,039,935 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 77 2002
7,065,709 Client-server electronic program guide 71 2002
7,073,188 Electronic program guide using markup language 5 2002
* 8,028,315 Systems and methods for using an interactive television program guide to access fantasy sports contests 21 2002
7,293,276 Interactive television program guide for recording enhanced video content 56 2002
7,386,871 Program guide system with real-time data sources 38 2002
8,793,738 Television system with downloadable features 0 2003
7,493,646 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 11 2003
7,814,421 Program guide system with video window browsing 8 2003
7,761,892 Client server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 14 2003
7,814,511 Systems and methods for digitizing video related to products 5 2003
8,001,564 Electronic program guide with digital storage directory 6 2003
7,487,528 Program guide system with browsing display 14 2003
7,493,641 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 54 2003
8,539,528 Multi-source switching in a television system 0 2003
8,296,802 Interactive program guide systems and processes 0 2003
7,624,410 Program guide application interface system 3 2003
7,984,468 Systems and methods for providing program suggestions in an interactive television program guide 11 2003
7,996,864 Method and apparatus for displaying television programs and related text 10 2003
7,552,459 Information system 20 2003
7,853,120 Video recorder having user extended and automatically extended time slots 3 2004
7,503,055 Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs 29 2004
* 8,205,232 Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information 2 2004
8,713,595 Interactive program guide systems and processes 0 2004
7,493,643 Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing 12 2004
8,832,737 Smart channel entry system 0 2004
8,761,584 System and method for searching a database of television schedule information 0 2004
* 8,245,250 Television schedule system with access control 0 2004
* 7,634,786 Interactive television program guide system for determining user values for demographic categories 19 2004
8,973,056 Interactive program guide system providing an application program interface for non-program guide applications 0 2004
8,046,801 Interactive television program guide with remote access 49 2004
8,762,492 Electronic mail reminder for an internet television program guide 0 2004
* 7,287,267 Program guide system with advertisements 35 2004
8,689,259 Home entertainment system and method of its operation 0 2004
7,543,321 Multiple database, user-choice-compiled program and event guide 5 2004
8,229,283 System and method for quality marking of a recording 3 2005
7,987,480 Interactive electronic television program guide with database configurability 1 2005
8,566,871 Multiple interactive electronic program guide system and methods 0 2005
7,827,585 Electronic program guide with digital storage 4 2005
7,802,285 Client-server based interactive television program guide with server recording 7 2005
7,646,962 System and methods for recording and playing back programs having desirable recording attributes 4 2005
8,006,263 Interactive television program guide with remote access 13 2005
8,731,379 Systems and methods for recording programs with a network recording device upon failure of a user's equipment 0 2005
8,582,946 Systems and methods for recording programs using a network recording device as supplemental storage 1 2005
8,613,024 Cross-platform predictive popularity ratings for use in interactive television applications 4 2005
9,015,736 Systems and methods for episode tracking in an interactive media environment 0 2005
8,782,706 Systems and methods for providing channel groups in an interactive media guidance application 0 2005
8,607,287 Interactive media guidance system having multiple devices 2 2005
8,214,869 Systems and methods for managing a status change of a multimedia asset in multimedia delivery systems 7 2005
7,765,235 Systems and methods for resolving conflicts and managing system resources in multimedia delivery systems 16 2005
7,487,527 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages 22 2006
8,457,475 Systems and methods for interactive program guides with personal video recording features 3 2006
8,613,020 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 4 2006
8,752,094 Systems and methods for video-rich navigation 0 2006
8,079,044 Systems and methods for providing parental control asset searching 2 2006
8,387,089 Systems and methods for providing a scan 1 2006
8,095,951 Systems and methods for providing a scan 5 2006
8,010,979 Electronic program guide using markup language 3 2006
7,890,490 Systems and methods for providing advanced information searching in an interactive media guidance application 9 2006
9,032,430 Systems and methods for providing blackout support in video mosaic environments 0 2006
8,719,857 Systems and methods for providing parental control features in video mosaic environments 0 2006
7,784,081 Television program guide with a digital storage device and a secondary storage device 8 2006
8,832,742 Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications 8 2006
8,209,424 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 0 2006
7,735,107 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 1 2007
7,739,709 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 3 2007
8,087,047 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 7 2007
8,578,416 Systems and methods for providing blackout recording and summary information 1 2007
7,913,278 Interactive television program guide with remote access 18 2007
8,407,737 Systems and methods for providing a scan transport bar 0 2007
8,799,954 Systems and methods for providing custom media content flipping 0 2007
8,745,661 Systems and methods for providing enhanced sports watching media guidance 0 2007
* 8,640,165 Systems and methods for providing enhanced sports watching media guidance 0 2007
8,281,341 Systems and methods for providing media guidance planners 2 2007
7,985,134 Systems and methods for providing enhanced sports watching media guidance 8 2007
8,869,204 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 0 2007
8,843,963 Interactive television system with programming-related links 0 2007
8,776,125 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 1 2007
8,768,147 Systems and methods for interactive program guides with personal video recording features 0 2007
8,745,669 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive program guide 1 2007
8,615,782 System and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 1 2007
8,578,423 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2007
8,522,282 Television schedule system and method of operation for multiple program occurrences 0 2007
* 8,424,040 Multi-source switching in a television system 4 2007
* 8,266,655 Multi-source switching in a television system 2 2007
8,112,776 Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information 21 2007
8,087,048 Television program guide with a digital storage device 8 2007
8,087,050 Client-server electronic program guide 1 2007
7,870,585 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 6 2007
7,827,582 Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing 11 2007
7,624,411 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 1 2007
8,327,403 Systems and methods for providing remote program ordering on a user device via a web server 5 2007
8,107,977 Cross-platform messaging 0 2007
8,589,976 Program guide system with real-time data sources 0 2008
8,146,117 Program guide system with real-time data sources 2 2008
8,989,561 Systems and methods for alerting users of the postponed recording of programs 0 2008
8,601,526 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 2 2008
8,624,908 Systems and methods of transitioning from buffering video to recording video 0 2008
8,510,778 Systems and methods for ranking assets relative to a group of viewers 3 2008
8,327,402 Methods and devices for presenting an interactive media guidance application 1 2008
8,127,329 Systems and methods for providing a scan 9 2008
8,505,049 Interactive television program guide system and method with niche hubs 0 2008
8,732,758 Television system with aided user program searching 0 2008
7,930,719 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages 6 2008
7,779,445 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 37 2009
7,673,314 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 51 2009
8,352,978 Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs 0 2009
7,823,177 Electronic program guide with blackout features 3 2009
8,132,206 Multiple database, user-choice-compiled program and event guide 1 2009
8,402,488 Systems and methods for creating custom video mosaic pages with local content 1 2009
8,281,339 Customizable flip and browse overlays in an interactive television system 4 2009
8,931,008 Promotional philosophy for a video-on-demand-related interactive display within an interactive television application 0 2009
9,014,546 Systems and methods for automatically detecting users within detection regions of media devices 0 2009
8,589,975 Electronic program guide with advance notification 2 2009
8,677,400 Systems and methods for identifying audio content using an interactive media guidance application 0 2009
8,555,315 Systems and methods for navigating a media guidance application with multiple perspective views 0 2009
8,359,616 Systems and methods for automatically generating advertisements using a media guidance application 3 2009
8,161,071 Systems and methods for audio asset storage and management 3 2009
8,117,564 Systems and methods for generating a media guidance application with multiple perspective views 9 2009
7,805,742 Program guide application interface system 3 2009
8,640,166 Systems and methods for content surfing 5 2009
8,843,955 Interactive television targeted message system 0 2009
8,490,138 Channel searching by content type 0 2009
8,549,563 Interactive television systems with conflict management capabilities 0 2009
8,625,971 Systems and methods for recording and playing back programs having desirable recording attributes 1 2009
8,176,516 Video recorder having user extended and automatically extended time slots 0 2009
8,863,170 System and method for metadata-linked advertisements 0 2009
8,863,168 Media control system with viewer rewards 0 2009
8,291,461 Systems and methods for managing the distribution of on-demand media 0 2009
8,151,296 Interactive program guide with continuous data stream and client-server data supplementation 3 2010
8,612,310 Method and system for commerce in media program related merchandise 0 2010
9,003,451 Internet television program guide system 0 2010
8,272,011 Method and system for displaying advertisements between schedule listings 4 2010
8,555,321 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive program guide 0 2010
8,522,287 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive program guide 0 2010
8,464,296 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive program guide 1 2010
8,176,521 Client server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 0 2010
7,895,622 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 0 2010
7,873,978 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 1 2010
8,453,174 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 1 2010
8,893,194 Personal video recorder systems and methods 0 2010
8,528,032 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 2 2010
8,281,345 Personal video recorder systems and methods 5 2010
8,272,019 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 1 2010
8,266,662 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 0 2010
8,091,110 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 7 2010
8,413,191 Program guide with a digital storage device 0 2010
8,370,884 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 6 2010
8,024,763 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 4 2010
7,971,222 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 20 2010
7,937,727 Apparatus and method for constrained selection of favorite channels 0 2010
8,646,005 Information system 4 2010
8,321,896 Systems and methods for capturing and storing a product-related video frame 2010
8,161,514 Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing 1 2010
8,839,294 Electronic program guide with blackout features 0 2010
8,856,844 Systems and methods for automatically purchasing and recording popular pay programs in an interactive media delivery system 0 2010
8,397,259 Program guide system with advertisements 5 2010
* 2011/0167,450 INTERNET TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH EMBEDDED REAL-TIME DATA 2 2010
9,015,750 Interactive television program guide system for determining user values for demographic categories 0 2010
8,984,550 Parental media palettes 0 2010
8,532,466 Video recorder having user extended and automatically extended time slots 0 2010
8,424,038 Interactive media guide with media guidance interface 1 2011
8,584,184 Systems and methods for relocating media 0 2011
8,578,414 Television control interface with electronic guide 1 2011
8,918,809 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 0 2011
8,413,193 Program guide with a digital storage device 0 2011
8,479,233 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages 5 2011
8,620,769 Method and systems for checking that purchasable items are compatible with user equipment 0 2011
* 2011/0191,804 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING ADVERTISEMENTS IN AN ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE 1 2011
8,887,184 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 1 2011
8,799,971 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2011
8,683,525 Interactive electronic television program guide with database configurability 0 2011
8,904,441 Systems and methods for providing program suggestions in an interactive television program guide 0 2011
8,555,316 Interactive program guide systems and processes 0 2011
9,049,073 Systems and methods for initializing allocations of transport streams based on historical data 0 2011
8,949,901 Methods and systems for customizing viewing environment preferences in a viewing environment control application 0 2011
8,635,642 Apparatus and method for parental control using V-Chip plus+ and master password 0 2011
8,595,767 Methods and systems for selecting a package of videos 3 2011
8,397,257 Systems and methods for using an interactive television program guide to access fantasy sports contests 1 2011
8,584,172 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2011
8,578,413 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2011
* 2012/0039,583 TELEVISION SCHEDULE SYSTEM WITH ACCESS CONTROL 1 2011
8,429,686 Systems and methods for providing a scan 0 2011
8,959,547 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 0 2011
8,448,215 Electronic program guide with digital storage 1 2011
8,565,797 Cross-platform messaging 0 2011
8,984,551 Interactive program guide with continuous data stream and client-server data supplementation 0 2012
8,918,428 Systems and methods for audio asset storage and management 0 2012
* 8,640,170 Multi-source switching in a television system displaying source indicators 2 2012
* 2012/0266,194 MULTI-SOURCE SWITCHING IN A TELEVISION SYSTEM 1 2012
9,015,739 Systems and methods for improved audience measuring 0 2012
8,776,126 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2012
8,850,499 Systems and methods for caching data in media-on-demand systems 0 2012
8,792,776 System and method for generating video taping reminders 0 2012
8,695,038 Customizable flip and browse overlays with content-based information types in an interactive television system 0 2012
8,667,538 Methods and devices for presenting an interactive media guidance application 0 2012
* 2013/0014,154 TELEVISION SCHEDULE SYSTEM WITH ACCESS CONTROL 0 2012
8,793,742 Systems and methods for capturing and storing an advertisement-related video clip 1 2012
8,839,309 Methods and systems for displaying contextually relevant information from a plurality of users in real-time regarding a media asset 0 2012
9,066,147 Program guide system with advertisements 0 2013
8,732,756 Interactive media guide with media guidance interface 0 2013
8,806,546 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2013
8,843,960 Electronic program guide with digital storage 0 2013
8,898,721 Electronic program guide with digital storage 0 2013
8,904,435 Electronic program guide for indicating availability of past programs 0 2013
8,768,148 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
8,755,666 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
9,066,066 Interactive television systems with conflict management capabilities 0 2013
8,978,088 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 0 2013
8,973,069 Systems and methods for relocating media 0 2013
8,732,779 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 0 2013
9,055,318 Client-server based interactive guide with server storage 0 2013
9,038,103 Systems and methods for content surfing 0 2013
8,925,018 Television control interface with electronic guide 0 2014
9,032,445 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive television program guide 0 2014
8,806,538 Information system 1 2014
8,918,818 Television chat system 0 2014
9,055,322 Systems and methods for interactive program guides with personal video recording features 0 2014
8,949,906 Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion 0 2014
9,015,749 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
8,918,807 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
9,021,538 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2014
9,027,058 Information system 0 2014
9,043,844 Series reminders and series recording from an interactive television program guide 0 2014
9,055,319 Interactive guide with recording 0 2014
 
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP (2)
8,442,968 Associative search engine 0 2011
8,589,377 Associative search engine 0 2012
 
WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
6,182,084 Method and apparatus of data comparison for statistical information content creation 30 1998
* 6,078,954 Server directed multicast communication method and system 62 1998
 
RESEARCH INVESTMENT NETWORK, INC. (3)
* 6,104,334 Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices 428 1997
6,882,299 Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices 87 2000
6,567,984 System for viewing multiple data streams simultaneously 240 2000
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (27)
* 6,240,555 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 659 1996
* 6,025,837 Electronic program guide with hyperlinks to target resources 524 1996
* 6,008,803 System for displaying programming information 261 1998
6,631,523 Electronic program guide with hyperlinks to target resources 159 1998
* 2001/0001,160 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 179 2000
7,383,564 Video on demand methods and systems 9 2001
* 7,076,734 Systems and methods for providing a dynamically controllable user interface that embraces a variety of media 75 2001
* 8,001,567 Media planner 0 2002
8,702,504 Fantasy sports contest highlight segments systems and methods 0 2002
7,774,816 Conflict manager for a video recorder 4 2003
* 7,665,109 Electronic program guide with hyperlinks to target resources 44 2003
8,051,450 Query-based electronic program guide 16 2003
8,108,899 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 5 2004
* 7,757,254 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 31 2004
7,386,874 Video on demand methods and systems 15 2004
7,363,646 Video on demand methods and systems 3 2004
7,913,283 Video on demand methods and systems 2 2004
7,493,647 Video on demand 8 2005
7,765,575 Combining real-time and batch mode logical address links 5 2006
7,793,325 Video on demand methods and systems 0 2008
* 8,296,794 Systems and methods for providing advertisements in a fantasy sports contest application 1 2009
8,505,045 Systems and methods for providing advertisements in a fantasy sports contest application 1 2010
8,239,891 Systems and methods for providing advertisements in a fantasy sports contest application 0 2010
8,998,720 Media appliance 0 2010
8,223,154 Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies in fantasy sports contest applications 1 2010
8,400,456 Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies in fantasy sports contest applications 0 2012
9,047,734 Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies in fantasy sports contest applications 0 2013
 
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
* 6,421,828 Program guide display controller and television receiver 22 1998
 
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. (4)
7,340,761 System and method for delivering radio programs and related schedule information 17 2001
7,076,202 System and method for providing an electronic program guide of live and cached radio programs accessible to a mobile device 78 2001
7,266,835 Method and apparatus for secure transactions in an interactive television ticker 42 2002
* 7,237,252 Method and apparatus to invoke a shopping ticker 35 2002
 
ERICSSON TELEVISION INC. (3)
7,668,928 System and method for recording and playing back interactive content during a broadcast event 12 2001
8,555,313 System and method for coordinating interactive television programs 0 2002
7,886,003 System and method for creating interactive events 11 2008
 
RESOURCE CONSORTIUM LIMITED (1)
8,166,511 Mechanism for distributing content data 5 2006
 
Star Sight (1)
* 6,263,501 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 318 1999
 
TP LAB, INC. (1)
* 9,027,054 Method and system to process television program summary 0 2007
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (3)
* 6,020,880 Method and apparatus for providing electronic program guide information from a single electronic program guide server 136 1997
* 6,029,193 Data sending/receiving system, data broadcasting method and data receiving apparatus for television broadcasting 53 1997
* 6,751,401 Method and apparatus for producing program information and receiving apparatus for processing the information in a broadcast system 36 1998
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