US Patent No: 5,724,525

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System and method for remotely selecting subscribers and controlling messages to subscribers in a cable television system

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A system and method are provided for selecting groups of one or more cable television subscribers remotely from a billing computer using data fields in either the billing computer database or a system control computer database. A selection criteria language may be used for selecting subscribers based on data fields in the system control database. Once a group of cable subscribers has been selected, an on-screen message may be remotely created and transmitted to the selected subscribers using cable transmission apparatus. The method provides a way of correlating subscriber information in a comprehensive subscriber database (such as may exist on a billing computer) with other subscriber information in a more limited database stored on a system control computer to allow on-screen messages to be targeted at subscribers selected on the basis of criteria from either database. It also allows message attributes (such as duration of display, colors, and message alerts) to be specified remotely from a billing computer rather than requiring the presence of a human operator at the system control computer.

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Patent Owner(s)

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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.SAN JOSE, CA12565

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Beyers, II Robert J Snellville, GA 6 1295
Durden, Gregory S Jonesboro, GA 15 2283
Ivey, M Kent Chamblee, GA 10 668
Kuban, Curt M Snellville, GA 8 1674

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7,272,212 System and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services 98 2005
* 2005/0223,408 System and method for real-time, personalized, dynamic, interactive voice services for entertainment-related information 5 2005
8,051,369 System and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services, including deployment through personalized broadcasts 14 2005
* 2005/0210,376 System and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services, including deployment through personalized broadcasts 4 2005
* 8,607,138 System and method for OLAP report generation with spreadsheet report within the network user interface 1 2005
* 2005/0267,868 System and method for OLAP report generation with spreadsheet report within the network user interface 18 2005
9,208,213 System and method for network user interface OLAP report formatting 0 2005
8,321,411 System and method for management of an automatic OLAP report broadcast system 3 2008
8,995,628 System and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services with closed loop transaction processing 1 2012
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (4)
7,831,470 Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic commerce through providing cross-benefits during a transaction 4 1998
7,827,056 Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic commerce through providing cross-benefits during a transaction 37 2006
8,234,164 Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic commerce through providing cross-benefits during a transaction 23 2010
8,543,451 Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic commerce through providing cross-benefits during a transaction 0 2012
 
PIPELINE FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (1)
* 2009/0018,951 Method for directing and executing certified trading interests 0 2008
 
AT&T BLS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. (1)
* 2009/0083,141 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR DETECTING AND PREDICTING USER CONTENT INTEREST 1 2007
 
WORLD THEATRE, INC. (7)
6,647,417 Music distribution systems 142 2000
* 2002/0056,118 Video and music distribution system 211 2000
7,233,781 System and method for emergency notification content delivery 214 2001
* 2003/0069,002 System and method for emergency notification content delivery 104 2001
* 2006/0293,971 System and Method Permitting Customers to Order Selected Products from a Vast Array of Products Offered By Multiple Participating Merchants and Related Security Publications 14 2006
8,412,147 System and method for emergency notification content delivery 7 2006
9,147,338 System and method for emergency notification content delivery 0 2013
 
UNIFY, INC. (1)
* 5,959,662 System and method for enhanced video conferencing security 20 1998
 
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OPERATING, LLC (1)
7,254,824 Encoding optimization techniques for encoding program grid section of server-centric interactive programming guide 3 2000
 
THOMSON LICENSING (1)
* 7,275,095 Internet subscriber management 21 2000
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (49)
7,487,529 Electronic program guide system with advertising messages in pop-ups 115 1998
8,850,477 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 1 2001
* 2003/0005,445 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 205 2001
* 6,606,128 Interactive special events video signal navigation system 61 2001
9,113,122 Method and apparatus for time-shifting video and text in a text-enhanced television program 0 2002
* 2006/0271,980 Method and apparatus for time-shifting video and text in a text-enhanced television program 30 2002
7,421,724 Systems and methods for displaying information regions in an interactive electronic program guide 30 2002
8,793,738 Television system with downloadable features 0 2003
7,493,641 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 88 2003
7,480,929 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 79 2003
7,996,864 Method and apparatus for displaying television programs and related text 24 2003
9,113,107 Interactive advertising and program promotion in an interactive television system 0 2005
8,613,020 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 13 2006
8,832,742 Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications 29 2006
8,869,204 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 0 2007
8,776,125 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 2 2007
8,615,782 System and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 2 2007
8,181,200 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 0 2007
* 2008/0184,319 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TIME-SHIFTING VIDEO AND TEXT IN A TEXT-ENHANCED TELEVISION PROGRAM 26 2008
* 8,589,976 Program guide system with real-time data sources 0 2008
* 2008/0307,460 PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH REAL-TIME DATA SOURCES 7 2008
8,931,008 Promotional philosophy for a video-on-demand-related interactive display within an interactive television application 0 2009
8,359,616 Systems and methods for automatically generating advertisements using a media guidance application 10 2009
8,863,170 System and method for metadata-linked advertisements 0 2009
8,612,310 Method and system for commerce in media program related merchandise 1 2010
8,272,011 Method and system for displaying advertisements between schedule listings 6 2010
8,453,174 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 1 2010
8,646,005 Information system 5 2010
9,015,750 Interactive television program guide system for determining user values for demographic categories 0 2010
8,620,769 Method and systems for checking that purchasable items are compatible with user equipment 1 2011
9,113,207 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
9,124,932 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
8,904,441 Systems and methods for providing program suggestions in an interactive television program guide 1 2011
9,172,987 Methods and systems for updating functionality of a set-top box using markup language 0 2011
9,232,254 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2011
9,118,948 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2013
9,055,318 Client-server based interactive guide with server storage 0 2013
9,191,722 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2013
8,806,538 Information system 2 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
9,154,843 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
9,021,538 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
9,027,058 Information system 0 2014
9,071,872 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 1 2014
9,125,169 Methods and systems for performing actions based on location-based rules 0 2014
9,055,319 Interactive guide with recording 0 2014
9,191,719 Systems and methods for providing program suggestions in an interactive television program guide 0 2014
9,226,006 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2015
 
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
9,154,813 Multiple video content in a composite video stream 0 2011
 
INDEX SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7,941,818 System and method for utilizing EPG database for modifying advertisements 2 2007
 
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P. (1)
* 2007/0204,263 System for remote loading of objects or files in order to update software 66 2007
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
9,147,198 Systems and methods for providing an interface for data driven media placement 0 2013
 
COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC (39)
6,754,905 Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program guide 76 1999
6,584,153 Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program guide 52 1999
7,091,968 Method and apparatus for encoding a user interface 5 1999
6,621,870 Method and apparatus for compressing video sequences 47 1999
6,651,252 Method and apparatus for transmitting video and graphics in a compressed form 35 1999
7,096,487 Apparatus and method for combining realtime and non-realtime encoded content 43 1999
6,481,012 Picture-in-picture and multiple video streams using slice-based encoding 71 1999
7,058,965 Multiplexing structures for delivery of interactive program guide 7 1999
6,968,567 Latency reduction in providing interactive program guide 28 1999
6,614,843 Stream indexing for delivery of interactive program guide 22 1999
7,127,737 Bandwidth management techniques for delivery of interactive program guide 6 2000
6,704,359 Efficient encoding algorithms for delivery of server-centric interactive program guide 22 2000
6,904,610 Server-centric customized interactive program guide in an interactive television environment 17 2000
7,464,394 Music interface for media-rich interactive program guide 3 2000
7,373,652 Server-centric search function in an interactive program guide 37 2000
8,032,906 Method and system for providing a program guide and multiple video streams using slice-based encoding 9 2002
* 2003/0028,879 Picture-in-picture and multiple video streams using slice-based encoding 37 2002
7,836,467 Interactive user interface 8 2003
* 2004/0025,178 Interactive user interface 4 2003
7,505,519 Method and apparatus for compressing video sequences 1 2003
* 2004/0047,417 Method and apparatus for compressing video sequences 5 2003
8,739,218 Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program guide 0 2003
7,380,261 Method and apparatus for transmitting video and graphics in a compressed form 2 2003
* 2004/0261,104 Method and apparatus for transmitting video and graphics in a compressed form 2 2003
* 2004/0133,910 Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program guide 43 2003
7,433,406 Efficient encoding algorithms for delivery of server-centric interactive program guide 3 2003
* 2004/0086,040 Efficient encoding algorithms for delivery of server-centric interactive program guide 0 2003
7,634,788 Service provider side interactive program guide encoder 7 2004
7,810,116 Apparatus and method for combining realtime and non-realtime encoded content 0 2004
* 2005/0034,155 Apparatus and method for combining realtime and non-realtime encoded content 26 2004
8,578,419 Server-centric customized interactive program guide in an interactive television environment 1 2005
* 2005/0155,063 Server-centric customized interactive program guide in an interactive television environment 37 2005
* 2006/0253,868 Method and apparatus for encoding a user interface 9 2006
7,953,160 Method and apparatus for compressing video sequences 10 2009
* 2009/0175,355 Method and Apparatus for Compressing Video Sequences 7 2009
9,042,446 Temporal slice persistence method and apparatus for delivery of interactive program guide 0 2010
8,661,465 Apparatus and method for combining realtime and non-realtime encoded content 1 2010
8,522,277 Interactive user interface 0 2010
8,930,998 Method and system for providing a program guide and multiple video streams using slice-based encoding 0 2011
 
Avocent Redmond Corporation (5)
* 5,884,096 Interconnection system for viewing and controlling remotely connected computers with on-screen video overlay for controlling of the interconnection switch 100 1997
6,304,895 Method and system for intelligently controlling a remotely located computer 214 1999
7,818,367 Computer interconnection system 2 2005
* 2005/0232,260 Computer interconnection system 0 2005
8,269,783 KVM switch including a terminal emulator 1 2007
 
AVOCENT HUNTSVILLE CORP. (5)
RE44814 System and method for remote monitoring and operation of personal computers 1 2002
8,427,489 Rack interface pod with intelligent platform control 0 2006
7,747,702 System and method for accessing and operating personal computers remotely 8 2006
* 2007/0033,265 System and method for accessing and operating personal computers remotely 21 2006
8,009,173 Rack interface pod with intelligent platform control 0 2007
 
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. (4)
* 7,386,873 System and method for provisioning a single physical drop to accomodate multiple devices 2 2002
* 2002/0194,616 System and method for provisioning a single physical drop to accomodate multiple devices 1 2002
8,196,171 System and method for provisioning a single physical broadband drop to accommodate multiple specific devices 0 2007
* 2008/0120,669 System And Method For Provisioning A Single Physical Broadband Drop To Accommodate Multiple Specific Devices 2 2007
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