US Patent No: 6,104,334

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Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices

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A remote control uses IR (infrared) commands to control various consumer appliances made by various manufactures. The remote control is low-cost, consumer-friendly, programmable, has its own graphical display so it does not interfere with a TV or other viewing screen, and is capable of interacting with the internet or other data source to provide a rich set of functionality.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESEARCH INVESTMENT NETWORK, INC.IRVINE, CA85

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Allport, David E Palo Alto, CA 12 1962

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KIMEX ELECTRONICS CO. (1)
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SONY CORPORATION (1)
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SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (4)
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THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, INC. (2)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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CHICAGO VENTURES, INC. OF LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (1)
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GARNET DIGITAL, LLC (1)
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Viscorp (1)
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Net Game Limited (1)
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PREH-WERKE GMBH & CO. KG (1)
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO, INC. (2)
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Pioneer Electronic Corporation (1)
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ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
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WISTRON CORPORATION (1)
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North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corporation (1)
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MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (44)
* 6,539,335 Data collection and analysis aid 41 2000
* 7,797,276 Integrated database data editing system 14 2000
* 2001/0053,944 Audio internet navigation system 36 2001
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* 2002/0077,143 System and method for internet appliance data entry and navigation 15 2001
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* 2003/0086,685 Portable digital photograph viewer 3 2002
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* 2006/0114,120 System and method for the unpredictable remote control of devices 3 2005
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* 2006/0184,974 Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, and information-processing method 6 2006
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* 2007/0284,002 Fixed cone sleeve valve having cone supported by means downstream of the gate in its closed position 2 2006
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7,827,583 Web television having a two-way communication bus interconnecting a television controller and an internet module 14 2008
* 2009/0094,645 METHOD OF CONTROLLING REMOTE-CONTROLLED ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROLLER AND UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROLLER THEREOF 4 2008
7,823,181 Web television having a two-way communication bus interconnecting a television controller and an internet module 16 2009
* 2009/0282,450 Web television having a two-way communication bus interconnecting a television controller and an internet module 0 2009
* 2010/0125,353 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISTRIBUTED CONFERENCING 12 2009
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* 8,926,535 Adjustable bed position control 3 2010
* 2010/0231,421 ADJUSTABLE BED POSITION CONTROL 22 2010
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9,183,560 Reality alternate 7 2011
8,682,457 Wireless control of an adjustable bed 4 2011
8,719,872 Consumer access systems and for providing same 0 2011
9,031,673 System of adjustable bed control via a home network 0 2012
9,420,342 Consumer access systems and methods for providing same 0 2014
9,516,370 Method, device, and system for directing a wireless speaker from a mobile phone to receive and render a playlist from a content server on the internet 0 2014
9,511,259 Fitness overlay and incorporation for home automation system 0 2014
9,295,338 Adjustable bed position control 0 2015
9,226,593 System of adjustable bed control via a home network 0 2015
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SKKY, LLC (12)
9,037,502 Media delivery platform 0 2009
9,219,810 Media delivery platform 0 2013
8,972,289 Media delivery platform 0 2013
9,215,310 Media delivery platform 0 2014
9,203,870 Media delivery platform 0 2014
9,203,956 Media delivery platform 0 2014
9,124,717 Media delivery platform 0 2014
9,124,718 Media delivery platform 0 2014
9,118,693 Media delivery platform 0 2014
8,908,567 Media delivery platform 1 2014
8,892,465 Media delivery platform 1 2014
9,319,516 Media delivery platform 0 2014
 
ROTHENBUHLER ENGINEERING CO. (1)
* 2003/0134,591 Digital remote signaling system 10 2002
 
Bright Entertainment Limited (2)
* 2004/0125,075 DVD remote control with interchangeable, title-specific interactive panels 3 2002
* 2006/0164,932 MEDIA CONTROL UNIT FOR PROVIDING INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE WITH AUDIOVISUAL CONTENT OF DVD 2 2005
 
ZAMTEC LIMITED (1)
7,703,875 Printing nozzle arrangement having movement sensor 0 2008
 
SPOTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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MEDIATEK INC. (2)
6,889,224 Method for storing, accessing embedded web pages during manufacturing phase on personal digital device 8 2001
6,757,530 System and method for providing wireless device access to scheduling applications 82 2001
 
SONY CORPORATION (26)
* 2001/0056,471 User interface system, scene description generating device and method, scene description distributing method, server device, remote terminal device, recording medium, and sending medium 10 2001
7,552,463 Television receiver, receiver and program execution method 1 2001
* 2002/0042,925 Television receiver, receiver and program execution method 20 2001
7,512,087 Communication system, apparatus and methods employing multiple communication networks 3 2001
* 2002/0075,876 Communication system, apparatus and methods employing multiple communication networks 2 2001
* 7,890,982 Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium 1 2001
* 2002/0092,023 Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium 7 2001
* 8,156,525 Information-processing system, information-processing device, and information-processing method 0 2003
* 8,352,986 Image display system, image display method and display unit 2 2003
* 8,201,212 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and transmitting/receiving apparatus 0 2004
* 2006/0053,472 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and transmitting receiving apparatus 32 2004
* 2005/0240,660 Information-processing system, information-processing device, and information-processing method 4 2004
* 2005/0262,535 Image display system, image display method and display unit 42 2005
* 8,351,845 Control method, control apparatus, data receiving and recording method, data receiver and receiving method 0 2006
* 2006/0217,060 Control method, control apparatus, data receiving and recording method, data receiver and receiving method 6 2006
* 8,046,807 Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, and information-processing method 0 2006
* 8,001,573 Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, and information-processing method 1 2006
9,064,543 Reproducing apparatus, data processing method, and reproduction system 0 2006
* 2006/0269,229 Reproducing apparatus, data processing method, and reproduction system 0 2006
7,733,295 Bi-directional communication system, display apparatus, base apparatus and bi-directional communication method 1 2006
* 2007/0152,964 Remote controller and system having the same 1 2007
8,606,172 Control method, control apparatus, data receiving and recording method, data receiver and receiving method 0 2010
8,588,678 Control method, control apparatus, data receiving and recording method, data receiver and receiving method 0 2010
8,479,235 Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium 0 2010
* 2010/0316,356 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM STORAGE MEDIUM 0 2010
8,561,124 Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, and information-processing method 0 2012
 
SAMSUNG DIGITAL IMAGING CO., LTD. (1)
* 2005/0134,681 Method of inputting information into a mobile digital device 1 2004
 
VULCAN VENTURES, INC. (3)
* 7,194,754 Method and system to defer transactions conducted via interactive television 45 2000
* 2002/0104,086 Method and system to defer transactions conducted via interactive television 31 2000
* 7,111,320 System and method for personalized remote control of an interactive television system 38 2001
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (9)
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* 7,275,257 Remote controlled computer system and method of operating the same 1 2000
* 7,434,244 Method and system for recommending content 10 2004
* 2005/0076,365 Method and system for recommending content 34 2004
8,260,843 Apparatus and method for providing remote user interface 1 2006
* 2007/0073,730 Apparatus and method for providing remote user interface 9 2006
* 2010/0315,563 REMOTE CONTROLLER AND DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF 1 2010
* 9,030,611 Method for controlling bidirectional remote controller and bidirectional remote controller implementing the method 0 2013
* 2013/0329,131 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BIDIRECTIONAL REMOTE CONTROLLER AND BIDIRECTIONAL REMOTE CONTROLLER IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD 0 2013
 
VEVEO, INC. (1)
9,166,714 Method of and system for presenting enriched video viewing analytics 0 2010
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (17)
* 2002/0145,589 User interface for an e-marker 8 2001
7,062,528 Method and system for identifying a time specific event 33 2001
* 2002/0010,652 Vendor ID tracking for e-marker 57 2001
* 2002/0007,354 Method and system for identifying a time specific event 3 2001
7,127,454 E-marker find music 36 2001
7,107,234 Electronic music marker device delayed notification 26 2001
* 2003/0036,967 Electronic music marker device delayed notification 0 2001
* 2003/0034,956 Virtual e-marker 2 2001
* 2003/0036,352 Embedded e-marker and communication system 7 2001
* 2003/0110,133 Automated digital rights management and payment system with embedded content 16 2001
* 2003/0182,393 System and method for retrieving uniform resource locators from television content 6 2002
6,972,698 GPS e-marker 91 2002
* 2004/0002,938 Device and method for exchanging information 36 2002
* 7,653,928 Remote user interface for media player 4 2002
* 2004/0064,518 Remote user interface for media player 11 2002
7,895,265 Method and system for identifying a time specific event 1 2006
8,271,354 Electronic music marker device delayed notification 0 2006
 
Clemens Croy (1)
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OPENGLOBE (1)
6,983,289 Automatic identification of DVD title using internet technologies and fuzzy matching techniques 10 2001
 
UEI Electronics Inc. (1)
8,176,432 Hand held remote control device having an improved user interface 8 2002
 
HUGHES ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
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TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC. (1)
7,441,192 Programming, selecting, and playing multimedia files 9 2002
 
UIEVOLUTION, INC. (1)
* 7,095,456 Field extensible controllee sourced universal remote control method and apparatus 16 2001
 
CALLAHAN CELLULAR L.L.C. (5)
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7,937,450 System for providing content, management, and interactivity for thin client devices 41 2004
9,042,205 Clock with link to the internet 0 2008
* 2009/0077,203 CLOCK WITH LINK TO THE INTERNET 4 2008
 
VIVIANA RESEARCH LLC (3)
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SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (2)
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BROADCOM CORPORATION (6)
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8,387,885 Laptop based television remote control 2 2010
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8,844,824 Laptop based television remote control 0 2013
 
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (1)
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DIGEO, INC. (7)
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7,360,232 System and method to subscribe to channel URL addresses and to provide non-programming-related URL addresses in an interactive video casting system 71 2001
 
PENDRAGON WIRELESS LLC (2)
6,901,272 Ergonomic system for control of devices through portable wireless terminals 6 2000
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8,026,789 State-based remote control system 15 2004
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (7)
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8,082,563 System and method for content access control through default profiles and metadata pointers 1 2003
 
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7,233,779 Radio human-machine interface using knobs and menu picks 10 2003
 
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OMNITEK PARTNERS LLC (2)
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INVENTEC CORPORATION (2)
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CONTEC, LLC (2)
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NVIDIA CORPORATION (2)
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7,877,776 Personal media broadcasting system 37 2005
7,707,614 Personal media broadcasting system with output buffer 74 2005
7,647,614 Fast-start streaming and buffering of streaming content for personal media player 66 2005
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* 2007/0003,224 Screen Management System for Media Player 63 2006
8,346,605 Management of shared media content 19 2007
7,975,062 Capturing and sharing media content 84 2007
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9,015,225 Systems and methods for delivering messages over a network 0 2009
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* 2011/0208,506 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EMULATING NETWORK-ENABLED MEDIA COMPONENTS 9 2010
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8,041,988 Firmware update for consumer electronic device 11 2010
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* 2010/0192,186 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENTING A WIRELESS TELEVISION SYSTEM 8 2010
* 2010/0192,185 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENTING A WIRELESS TELEVISION SYSTEM 10 2010
8,060,909 Personal media broadcasting system 9 2010
* 2011/0099,286 PERSONAL MEDIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM 3 2010
8,904,455 Personal video recorder functionality for placeshifting systems 0 2011
* 2011/0170,842 PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER FUNCTIONALITY FOR PLACESHIFTING SYSTEMS 4 2011
8,621,533 Fast-start streaming and buffering of streaming content for personal media player 7 2011
* 2011/0185,393 FAST-START STREAMING AND BUFFERING OF STREAMING CONTENT FOR PERSONAL MEDIA PLAYER 3 2011
8,799,969 Capturing and sharing media content 6 2011
* 2011/0219,413 CAPTURING AND SHARING MEDIA CONTENT 7 2011
8,365,236 Personal media broadcasting system with output buffer 10 2011
9,491,523 Method for effectively implementing a multi-room television system 0 2012
8,819,750 Personal media broadcasting system with output buffer 5 2012
8,958,019 Systems and methods for controlling media devices 0 2012
9,106,723 Fast-start streaming and buffering of streaming content for personal media player 5 2013
9,143,827 Systems and methods for securely place shifting media content 0 2014
9,356,984 Capturing and sharing media content 0 2014
9,253,241 Personal media broadcasting system with output buffer 0 2014
9,225,785 Systems and methods for establishing connections between devices communicating over a network 0 2014
9,237,300 Personal video recorder functionality for placeshifting systems 0 2014
9,510,035 Systems and methods for securely streaming media content 0 2015
 
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PUSHPLAY INTERACTIVE, LLC (1)
* 2005/0060,238 CONTROLLER AND PERIPHERAL USER INTERFACE (PUI) FOR MEDIA EVENT 6 2004
 
MATRIX S.R.L. (1)
* 2007/0290,882 Domotic System Provided With Centralized Controlling and Managing Hardware and Software for Remote Management of Domestic Appliances, Apparatuses, Installations, Devices and Machines Existing in a House 3 2005
 
YAHOO! INC. (1)
* 2006/0090,184 System and method for presenting information 13 2005
 
SLING MEDIA PVT LTD (12)
9,191,610 Systems and methods for creating logical media streams for media storage and playback 0 2008
8,099,755 Systems and methods for controlling the encoding of a media stream 17 2008
8,406,431 Adaptive gain control for digital audio samples in a media stream 6 2009
8,966,101 Systems and methods for updating firmware over a network 0 2009
8,799,408 Localization systems and methods 0 2009
8,532,472 Methods and apparatus for fast seeking within a media stream buffer 0 2009
8,314,893 Remote control and method for automatically adjusting the volume output of an audio device 8 2009
8,381,310 Systems, methods, and program applications for selectively restricting the placeshifting of copy protected digital media content 5 2009
* 2011/0191,456 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COORDINATING DATA COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TWO DEVICES 18 2010
8,856,349 Connection priority services for data communication between two devices 10 2010
* 2011/0196,521 CONNECTION PRIORITY SERVICES FOR DATA COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TWO DEVICES 2 2010
8,966,658 Systems, methods, and program applications for selectively restricting the placeshifting of copy protected digital media content 0 2013
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (3)
* 2008/0182,570 Device and Method For Automated Functionality-Based Selective Establishing of Wireless Data Communication Connections 15 2004
* 2006/0265,727 Icon retrieval and display 3 2004
7,227,529 System and method for accessing ubiquitous resources in an intelligent environment 10 2005
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (1)
* 6,697,090 Device controller, method of displaying user interface, and recording medium in which computer program for displaying user interface is recorded 19 2000
 
FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
* 6,919,927 Camera with touchscreen 68 1999
 
MICRO-IMAGING SOLUTIONS, LLC (2)
8,885,034 Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices 5 2013
9,307,895 Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices 0 2014
 
OURWORLD LIVE, INC. (1)
* 2007/0094,698 CONSUMER ACCESS SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SAME 46 2006
 
LOGITECH EUROPE S.A. (22)
7,283,059 Remote control multimedia content listing system 28 2001
* 2002/0056,084 Active media content access system 37 2001
* 2002/0008,789 Passive media content access system 28 2001
* 2001/0033,244 Remote control multimedia content listing system 13 2001
7,612,685 Online remote control configuration system 17 2004
7,436,319 Method and apparatus for uploading and downloading remote control codes 24 2005
7,944,370 Configuration method for a remote control via model number entry for a controlled device 15 2005
8,509,400 System and method for adaptive programming of a remote control 3 2006
8,531,276 State-based remote control system 4 2006
8,674,814 State-based remote control system 2 2007
* 8,330,582 Online remote control configuration system 3 2007
* 8,742,905 Easy to use and intuitive user interface for a remote control 1 2007
8,704,643 Convenient and easy to use button layout for a remote control 2 2008
7,889,095 Method and apparatus for uploading and downloading remote control codes 14 2008
8,508,401 Delay fixing for command codes in a remote control system 3 2010
* 8,653,950 State-based remote control system 1 2011
8,918,544 Apparatus and method for configuration and operation of a remote-control system 2 2011
8,854,192 Configuration method for a remote 0 2011
9,239,837 Remote control system for connected devices 0 2011
8,797,149 State-based control systems and methods 1 2012
8,674,815 Configuration method for a remote 2 2012
9,207,652 System and method for adaptive programming of a remote control 0 2013
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
* 6,496,180 Mouse with slider control for computer scrolling 14 1999
 
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0081,425 Method and apparatus for accessing medium interactive feature data and controlling a medium player 2 2002
 
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (5)
* 2005/0182,791 Method and system for multimedia consumption based on user terminal characteristics and recording medium thereof 14 2004
* 8,429,537 Remote controller supporting system and method for displaying function of key being mapped with remote controller 1 2010
* 8,413,057 Remote controller supporting system and method for handling event in web environment 1 2010
* 2011/0072,358 REMOTE CONTROLLER SUPPORTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HANDLING EVENT IN WEB ENVIRONMENT 0 2010
* 2011/0072,369 REMOTE CONTROLLER SUPPORTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING FUNCTION OF KEY BEING MAPPED WITH REMOTE CONTROLLER 2 2010
 
TARQUIN CONSULTING CO., LLC (1)
* 2010/0262,269 STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR SELECTING, CONTROLLING AND SENDING INTERNET-BASED OR LOCAL DIGITAL AUDIO TO AN AM/FM RADIO OR ANALOG AMPLIFIER 1 2010
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (5)
* 8,375,411 Cross-device sharing of reminders 0 2001
* 2003/0005,448 Cross-device sharing of reminders 31 2001
6,885,362 System and method for accessing ubiquitous resources in an intelligent environment 72 2001
7,075,513 Zooming and panning content on a display screen 41 2001
* 2003/0043,114 Zooming and panning content on a display screen 7 2001
 
KARGO, INC. (4)
* 7,712,125 Video interaction with a mobile device and a video device 32 2001
* 2002/0100,063 Video interaction 39 2001
8,549,578 Video interaction with a mobile device and a video device 3 2010
* 2010/0218,211 VIDEO INTERACTION WITH A MOBILE DEVICE AND A VIDEO DEVICE 15 2010
 
SHENZHEN SKYWORTH SOFTWARE CO.,LTD. (1)
* 2014/0118,626 REMOTE CONTROL METHOD, DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, REMOTE CONTROLLER, AND SYSTEM 0 2012
 
X10 Ltd. (1)
* 2008/0001,773 PROGRAMMABLE REMOTE CONTROL AND METHODS OF USING SAME 11 2006
 
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1)
* 2006/0064,495 User profile selection 4 2004
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (1)
* 2010/0156,659 ACCESS, MONITORING, AND CONTROL OF APPLIANCES VIA A MEDIA PROCESSING SYSTEM 1 2010
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (28)
6,628,729 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 25 1999
* 7,634,794 Broadcasting service system using mobile communication terminal 14 2000
* 2002/0013,819 Internet remote controller and controlling method for home appliances using the same 7 2000
9,241,189 Web television having a two-way communication bus interconnecting a television controller and an internet module 0 2003
RE42764 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2005
RE44321 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 0 2005
RE42838 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2006
RE42620 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 0 2007
* 8,799,818 Content search method and mobile terminal having content search function 7 2007
* 2008/0134,091 CONTENT SEARCH METHOD AND MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING CONTENT SEARCH FUNCTION 4 2007
* 9,213,476 Apparatus and method for reproducing music in mobile terminal 0 2008
* 2009/0091,550 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING MUSIC IN MOBILE TERMINAL 3 2008
9,277,279 Web television having a two-way communication bus interconnecting a television controller and an internet module 0 2008
* 2009/0138,927 WEB TELEVISION HAVING A TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION BUS INTERCONNECTING A TELEVISION CONTROLLER AND AN INTERNET MODULE 1 2008
7,945,931 Broadcastings service system using mobile communication terminal 1 2009
7,849,485 Broadcasting service system using mobile communication terminal 4 2009
* 9,131,188 Image display device and controlling method thereof 1 2009
* 2011/0093,817 IMAGE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME 0 2009
RE44514 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2010
RE44495 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2010
RE43671 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 7 2010
RE43578 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 7 2010
8,443,405 Broadcasting service system using mobile communication terminal 0 2011
RE43988 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 5 2011
RE44623 Apparatus and method for downloading and storing data from a digital receiver 0 2012
RE45225 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2012
RE45410 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2012
RE44990 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal 0 2012
 
SIRIUS XM RADIO INC. (2)
* 7,263,329 Method and apparatus for navigating, previewing and selecting broadband channels via a receiving user interface 8 2002
* 2004/0058,641 Method and apparatus for navigating, previewing and selecting broadband channels via a receiving user interface 4 2002
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 7,167,418 Television including a timer 1 2004
* 2007/0285,401 Portable Information Terminal 48 2005
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (10)
* 7,894,474 Remote control of an electronic device through downloading of a control interface of the electronic device in a mobile station 6 1999
* 6,466,203 Hand-held with auto-zoom for graphical display of Web page 133 2000
* 7,562,128 STB connects remote to web site for customized code downloads 16 2000
* 8,132,105 Control codes for programmable remote supplied in XML format 10 2000
* 6,462,664 Baby monitor, system, and method and control of remote devices 27 2000
* 6,677,966 Method of operating an appliance using a user interface having a state diagram representing operative states of the appliance 2 2000
* 2001/0013,906 Method of operating an appliance 2 2000
* 2003/0163,542 Remote control signals updated and stored via network 22 2002
* 2006/0046,031 Graphic user interface having touch detectability 17 2003
* RE43564 Hand-held with auto-zoom for graphical display of web page 3 2010
 
CLOUD SYSTEMS HOLDCO, LLC (1)
9,405,450 System and method for automating the management, routing, and control of multiple devices and inter-device connections 0 2014
 
OPENTV, INC. (3)
7,421,729 Generation and insertion of indicators using an address signal applied to a database 25 2002
* 2002/0131,511 Video tags and markers 52 2002
8,949,871 Smart media selection based on viewer user presence 1 2010
 
ETG INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
* 2004/0095,237 Electronic message delivery system utilizable in the monitoring and control of remote equipment and method of same 254 2003
 
OPENPEAK INC. (1)
* 2012/0166,966 USER INTERFACE FOR MULTIPLE USERS 13 2011
 
GATEWAY, INC. (1)
* 6,931,593 Automatic channel generation for home network systems 29 2000
 
III HOLDINGS 1, LLC (6)
6,509,908 Personal navigator system 106 2000
7,667,707 Computer system for supporting multiple remote displays 40 2005
* 2006/0282,855 Multiple remote display system 119 2005
8,019,883 WiFi peripheral mode display system 8 2005
8,200,796 Graphics display system for multiple remote terminals 40 2006
9,344,237 WiFi remote displays 0 2014
 
PROXENSE, LLC (24)
* 2003/0115,351 Digital content distribution system and method 52 2001
7,472,280 Digital rights management 22 2002
* 2002/0144,116 Digital rights management 20 2002
6,973,576 Digital content security system 23 2003
* 2004/0098,597 Digital content security system 14 2003
7,305,560 Digital content security system 18 2004
* 2004/0255,139 Digital content security system 18 2004
* 2006/0136,742 Personal digital key and receiver/decoder circuit system and method 22 2005
8,352,730 Biometric personal data key (PDK) authentication 28 2005
8,433,919 Two-level authentication for secure transactions 0 2007
8,412,949 Personal digital key initialization and registration for secure transactions 7 2007
7,904,718 Personal digital key differentiation for secure transactions 16 2007
* 2007/0260,888 PERSONAL DIGITAL KEY INITIALIZATION AND REGISTRATION FOR SECURE TRANSACTIONS 6 2007
* 2007/0245,157 Two-Level Authentication For Secure Transactions 25 2007
9,269,221 Configuration of interfaces for a location detection system and application 0 2007
7,883,003 Tracking system using personal digital key groups 4 2007
* 2008/0150,678 Configuration of Interfaces for a Location Detection System and Application 44 2007
8,171,528 Hybrid device having a personal digital key and receiver-decoder circuit and methods of use 5 2008
8,646,042 Hybrid device having a personal digital key and receiver-decoder circuit and methods of use 0 2012
8,886,954 Biometric personal data key (PDK) authentication 0 2012
8,838,993 Personal digital key initialization and registration for secure transactions 0 2013
9,049,188 Hybrid device having a personal digital key and receiver-decoder circuit and methods of use 0 2014
9,251,326 Personal digital key initialization and registration for secure transactions 0 2014
9,298,905 Biometric personal data key (PDK) authentication 0 2014
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (11)
7,328,405 Smart browsing providers 10 1998
7,555,721 Customized user interface 8 1998
* 2002/0057,298 CUSTOMIZED USER INTERFACE 15 1998
7,353,234 Customized user interface based on user record information 33 2002
8,464,157 Smart browsing providers 0 2008
* 2008/0189,618 SMART BROWSING PROVIDERS 0 2008
8,868,542 Customized user interface based on user profile information 1 2008
8,407,601 Customized user interface 0 2009
8,943,055 Customizing user interfaces based on user activities 0 2012
8,805,816 Customizing user interfaces 1 2012
8,768,965 Customized user interface for subordinate users 0 2012
 
SII SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
* 7,113,072 Semiconductor device for keyless entry transmitter 1 2003
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (1)
8,892,495 Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-interface therefore 0 2013
 
BOCS, LLC. (2)
* 2008/0307,462 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SEARCHING AND FOR DISPLAYING MEDIA CONTENT 72 2007
* 2008/0307,463 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SEARCHING AND FOR DISPLAYING MEDIA CONTENT 88 2007
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES FUND 83 LLC (1)
* 7,008,288 Intelligent toy with internet connection capability 6 2001
 
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (5)
8,494,861 Movable barrier control system component with audible speech output apparatus and method 0 2004
* 7,750,890 Movable barrier operator system display method and apparatus 4 2004
* 2005/0256,718 Movable barrier control system component with audible speech output apparatus and method 3 2004
* 2005/0253,731 Movable barrier operator system display method and apparatus 7 2004
8,345,010 Movable barrier operator system display method and apparatus 0 2010
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (2)
* 2010/0205,633 DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY METHOD, AND DISPLAY PROGRAM 4 2008
* 2010/0199,309 DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY METHOD, AND DISPLAY PROGRAM 2 2008
 
BOSE CORPORATION (2)
* 2004/0225,519 Intelligent music track selection 68 2003
* 2011/0126,114 Intelligent Music Track Selection in a Networked Environment 0 2010
 
FLEXTRONICS AP, LLC (1)
* 2004/0250,276 Wireless network entertainment and information device 4 2004
 
ABB SEMICONDUCTORS AG (2)
* 7,009,599 Form factor for portable device 40 2001
* 2003/0095,095 Form factor for portable device 97 2001
 
CONVERGENT MEDIA SOLUTIONS LLC (20)
7,987,491 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 72 2003
7,899,915 Method and apparatus for browsing using multiple coordinated device sets 149 2003
* 2003/0229,900 Method and apparatus for browsing using multiple coordinated device sets 1151 2003
8,527,640 Method and apparatus for browsing using multiple coordinated device sets 14 2009
8,161,172 Method and apparatus for browsing using multiple coordinated device sets 37 2009
* 2009/0320,073 Method and Apparatus for Browsing Using Multiple Coordinated Device Sets 220 2009
* 2009/0319,672 Method and Apparatus for Browsing Using Multiple Coordinated Device Sets 108 2009
8,813,125 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 1 2011
* 2011/0219,419 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BROWSING USING ALTERNATIVE LINKBASES 86 2011
8,661,495 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 6 2012
8,646,020 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 7 2012
8,640,183 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 8 2012
8,631,456 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 11 2012
9,143,839 Method and apparatus for browsing using multiple coordinated device sets 0 2012
8,689,273 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 9 2012
8,914,840 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 0 2014
8,898,722 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 1 2014
8,893,212 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 0 2014
8,875,215 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 0 2014
8,850,507 Method and apparatus for browsing using alternative linkbases 0 2014
 
ZILOQ, INC. (1)
* 6,407,779 Method and apparatus for an intuitive universal remote control system 195 1999
 
SIGMA DESIGNS, INC. (2)
* 6,980,080 RF home automation system with replicable controllers 47 2001
* 2002/0047,774 RF home automation system with replicable controllers 10 2001
 
PACE MICRO TECHNOLOGY PLC (1)
* 2007/0252,721 Spatial Interaction System 4 2005
 
ZARBAÑA DIGITAL FUND LLC (1)
* 2006/0288,111 Web application for accessing media streams 17 2006
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
* 2010/0050,270 Control of Access to Content Received from a Multimedia Content Distribution Network 13 2008
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (2)
6,970,127 Remote control for wireless control of system and displaying of compressed video on a display on the remote 73 2001
* 2002/0044,225 Remote control for wireless control of system and displaying of compressed video on a display on the remote 51 2001
 
NISEL INVESTMENTS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,859,197 Universal remote control with display and printer 51 2001
 
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (3)
8,806,533 System and method for using television information codes 0 2005
* 2007/0245,019 Interactive media content delivery using a backchannel communications network 12 2006
* 2008/0155,600 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 30 2006
 
HOME CONTROL SIGNAPORE PTE. LTD. (1)
7,095,335 Arrangement including a remote control device and a first electronic device 10 2001
 
AGILETV CORPORATION (1)
* 2002/0133,828 Method, apparatus and system for video delivery using head-end pass through 8 2001
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
* 2003/0181,198 Portable information terminal, information equipment and information equipment control system based on portable information terminal 2 2003
* 2006/0153,526 Portable electronic apparatus and recording control method therefor 4 2005
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0103,439 Access to internet data through a television system 92 2003
 
UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC. (84)
6,956,496 Method and apparatus for updating universal remote databases through TV VBI processing 10 2000
* 7,102,688 System and method for using a hand held device to display a readable representation of an audio track 30 2001
6,938,101 Hand held device having a browser application 119 2001
* 2002/0143,805 Hand held device having a browser application 17 2001
* 2002/0140,855 System and method for using a hand held device to display readable representation of an audio track 18 2001
* 2002/0140,571 System and method for using a hand held device to display product information 13 2001
6,947,101 Control device with easy lock feature 37 2001
* 7,218,243 System and method for automatically setting up a universal remote control 57 2002
* 7,093,003 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 60 2002
* 2006/0031,400 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 15 2002
* 2003/0189,509 System and method for automatically setting up a universal remote control 71 2002
6,747,591 System and method for retrieving information while commanding operation of an appliance 38 2002
8,063,923 System and method for updating information in an electronic portable device 8 2002
* 7,254,777 System and method for controlling the recording functionality of an appliance using a program guide 22 2002
* 2003/0193,519 System and method for controlling the recording functionality of an appliance using a program guide 25 2002
* 2003/0117,427 System and method for interacting with a program guide displayed on a portable electronic device 46 2002
* 2003/0048,295 System and method for updating information in an electronic portable device 53 2002
7,831,930 System and method for displaying a user interface for a remote control application 35 2002
* 2003/0095,156 Hand held remote control device having an improved user interface 82 2002
7,046,161 System and method for automatically setting up a universal remote control 81 2003
* 2003/0141,987 System and method for automatically setting up a universal remote control 34 2003
7,876,255 Controlling device using visual cues to indicate appliance and function key relationships 5 2003
* 7,586,398 System and method for setting up a universal remote control 39 2003
* 2005/0062,636 Controlling device using visual cues to indicate appliance and function key relationships 68 2003
* 2004/0070,491 System and method for setting up a universal remote control 179 2003
* 2004/0210,933 User interface for a remote control application 46 2003
* 7,259,696 Interactive web-based codeset selection and development tool 20 2004
7,872,642 Controlling device having multiple user interfaces 4 2004
* 2005/0200,598 Controlling device having multiple user interfaces 32 2004
8,255,968 System and method for adaptively controlling the recording of program material using a program guide 4 2004
* 2005/0055,716 System and method for adaptively controlling the recording of program material using a program guide 77 2004
* 7,143,214 Hand held device having a browser application 45 2004
* 2005/0080,496 Hand held device having a browser application 21 2004
7,136,709 Home appliance control system and methods in a networked environment 110 2004
* 2005/0096,753 Home appliance control system and methods in a networked environment 67 2004
7,155,305 System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment 146 2005
* 2005/0159,823 System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment 123 2005
9,264,755 System and method for presenting program guide information in an electronic portable device 0 2005
* 2006/0101,498 System and method for presenting program guide information in an electronic portable device 31 2005
7,895,532 User interface for a remote control application 21 2006
* 2006/0161,865 User interface for a remote control application 69 2006
* 2006/0150,120 User interface for a remote control application 54 2006
* 7,668,197 Codeset communication format and related methods and structures 1 2006
8,909,739 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 0 2006
* 2006/0200,538 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 30 2006
7,610,555 Hand held remote control device having an improved user interface 18 2006
7,379,778 System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment 46 2006
* 2006/0259,183 System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment 31 2006
* 2006/0259,184 System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment 37 2006
9,412,261 System and method for setting up a universal remote control 0 2007
* 2007/0296,552 System and method for setting up a universal remote control 57 2007
8,863,184 System and method for presenting program guide information in an electronic portable device 0 2007
8,997,020 System and methods for interacting with a control environment 0 2007
* 2008/0016,467 System and methods for interacting with a control environment 66 2007
7,877,705 System and methods for interacting with a control environment 66 2007
* 2008/0016,468 System and methods for interacting with a control environment 61 2007
7,936,287 Interactive web-based codeset selection and development tool 11 2007
7,895,301 Transmitting a codeset over a single-wire bus from a computer to a remote control device 0 2007
9,294,705 System and method for ubiquitous appliance control 0 2008
* 2009/0327,910 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UBIQUITOUS APPLIANCE CONTROL 7 2008
* 9,137,473 System and method for interacting with a program guide displayed on a portable electronic device 0 2008
* 2009/0113,478 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTING WITH A PROGRAM GUIDE DISPLAYED ON A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE 12 2008
* 2009/0292,375 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO FACILITATE CONFIGURATION OF A CONTROLLING DEVICE 5 2009
8,761,199 Codeset communication format and related methods and structures 0 2010
8,250,608 System and method for adaptively controlling the recording of program material using a program guide 2 2010
* 2010/0180,307 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTIVELY CONTROLLING THE RECORDING OF PROGRAM MATERIAL USING A PROGRAM GUIDE 28 2010
* 2010/0321,201 USER INTERFACE FOR A REMOTE CONTROL APPLICATION 13 2010
8,473,865 User interface for a remote control application 10 2010
* 2010/0313,169 USER INTERFACE FOR A REMOTE CONTROL APPLICATION 19 2010
* 9,317,020 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 0 2010
8,447,841 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 0 2010
* 9,100,612 Media return system 0 2010
* 2011/0033,167 MEDIA RETURN SYSTEM 6 2010
8,049,655 Controlling device using visual cues to indicate appliance and function key relationships 4 2010
* 2011/0187,512 CONTROLLING DEVICE USING VISUAL CUES TO INDICATE APPLIANCE AND FUNCTION KEY RELATIONSHIPS 0 2010
* 2011/0126,135 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR INTERACTING WITH A CONTROL ENVIRONMENT 13 2010
* 2011/0138,327 USER INTERFACE FOR A REMOTE CONTROL APPLICATION 23 2011
9,317,021 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 0 2013
9,348,326 System and method for upgrading the remote control functionality of a device 0 2013
* 9,310,976 User interface for a remote control application 0 2013
* 2014/0188,484 USER INTERFACE FOR A REMOTE CONTROL APPLICATION 2 2013
* 2014/0340,202 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING AN UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL TO ACCESS EXTENDED OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONS OF A DEVICE 0 2014
* 9,396,649 System and method for using an universal remote control to access extended operational functions of a device 0 2014
* 2015/0279,204 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SETTING UP A UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL 0 2015
 
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LTD. (4)
8,234,672 Method and system to control playback of digital media 8 2003
7,535,465 Method and system to display media content data 25 2003
* 2005/0057,538 Method and system to display media content data 8 2003
* 2007/0040,808 User configurable button 3 2005
 
DIGITAL ON-DEMAND, INC. (2)
* 6,480,188 Thumbwheel selection system 37 2000
6,674,428 Thumbwheel selection system 4 2002
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (2)
* 6,757,001 Method of using physical buttons in association with a display to access and execute functions available through associated hardware and software 11 1999
* 6,825,830 Information processing system, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium for executing information processing method on a computer 11 2000
 
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (5)
* 7,643,065 Image data processing system 3 2004
* 2004/0196,502 Image data processing system 1 2004
* 8,072,550 Remote control unit 1 2006
* 8,166,395 Information processing method and apparatus 19 2006
* 2006/0224,961 Information processing method and apparatus 2 2006
 
ADREA, LLC (1)
* 6,828,992 User interface with dynamic menu option organization 112 2000
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (1)
* 8,972,533 Activating touch-sensitive keys utilizing configuration settings 0 2007
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (16)
* 6,388,682 Adaptive computer display screen window accommodating user or human factor input 32 1999
* 6,401,059 Method and system for using a personal digital assistant as a remote control 100 1999
8,112,544 System and method for providing customizable options on a wireless device 3 2000
6,983,310 System and method for providing search capabilties on a wireless device 126 2000
* 2005/0159,136 System and method for providing wireless device access 50 2000
* 2002/0103,908 System and method for providing customizable options on a wireless device 30 2000
* 2002/0087,620 System and method for providing search capabilties on a wireless device 17 2000
7,616,971 System and method for providing access to forms for displaying information on a wireless access device 5 2001
7,142,883 System and method for providing search capabilities and storing functions on a wireless access device 19 2001
* 2002/0087,628 System and method for providing wireless device access to e-mail applications 46 2001
* 2002/0087,627 System and method for providing search capabilities and storing functions on a wireless access device 2 2001
* 2002/0122,137 System for selecting, accessing, and viewing portions of an information stream(s) using a television companion device 98 2002
* 2006/0229,880 Remote control of an appliance using a multimodal browser 63 2005
7,506,030 System and method for providing wireless device access to e-mail applications 4 2005
* 2006/0095,510 System and method for providing wireless device access to e-mail applications 43 2005
* 2006/0143,656 Program display and selecting apparatus, digital broadcast receiver and digital broadcast receiving system 5 2006
 
Hangzhou Bremax Technology Co., Ltd. (2)
7,639,170 System and method for providing operation of internet powered universal remote controller 2 2006
* 2007/0046,494 System and method for providing operation of internet powered universal remote controller 0 2006
 
IXYS INTL LIMITED (6)
* 7,436,345 Script instruction for jumping to a location, interpreting a predetermined number of instructions and then jumping back 2 2004
* 7,362,256 Loading a machine code API onto an 8-bit virtual machine to enable new functionality 5 2004
* 7,339,513 Interpreting a script to generate an operational signal on a remote control device 9 2004
* 7,230,562 Sending a script to a virtual machine for immediate interpreting 4 2004
* 7,227,492 Interpreting a common script block to output various forms of data according to a common protocol 5 2004
8,952,840 Loading a machine code API onto an 8-bit virtual machine to enable new functionality 0 2008
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
* 6,978,310 Media-on-demand catalog viewing preference system 61 2000
 
MATTEL, INC. (1)
8,382,567 Interactive DVD gaming systems 1 2005
 
OVONYX MEMORY TECHNOLOGY, LLC (5)
* 7,366,985 Text based markup language resource interface 2 1999
7,503,002 Text based markup language resource interface 0 2006
* 2007/0055,973 Text based markup language resource interface 1 2006
7,523,400 Text based markup language resource interface 0 2006
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TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO, INC. (1)
9,319,735 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access 0 2003
 
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. (7)
* 8,294,831 Set-top box receiver soft control system and method 3 2008
* 8,194,191 Graphically based programming for control devices 0 2009
* 8,730,406 Set-top box receiver soft control system and method 0 2012
* 2013/0044,262 SET-TOP BOX RECEIVER SOFT CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD 0 2012
* 9,013,637 Set-top box receiver soft control system and method 0 2014
* 2015/0163,535 HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM INTEGRATION 2 2014
9,495,860 False alarm identification 0 2014
 
QISDA CORPORATION (1)
* 2007/0159,555 Video displaying device 0 2007
 
CUFER ASSET LTD. L.L.C. (5)
8,493,442 Object location information 4 2001
* 7,920,626 Video surveillance visual recognition 21 2001
* 2001/0029,613 Integrated network for monitoring remote objects 27 2001
7,830,962 Monitoring remote patients 12 2006
8,335,254 Advertisements over a network 0 2006
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (5)
* 8,479,238 Method for content-based non-linear control of multimedia playback 6 2002
* 2002/0170,062 Method for content-based non-linear control of multimedia playback 29 2002
8,656,004 Method and apparatus for delivering selected multimedia content to a user in pervasive computing environments 0 2002
* 8,561,107 Method and apparatus for selecting customized multimedia content for a user in pervasive computing environments 1 2002
9,485,544 Method for content-based non-linear control of multimedia playback 0 2012
 
DENSO CORPORATION (1)
* 2007/0057,915 Input system 5 2006
 
DENNIS S. FERNANDEZ (1)
7,839,432 Detector selection for monitoring objects 12 2001
 
BOUNTOUR, LAZAROS (1)
* 8,060,908 Consumer access systems and methods for providing same 11 2006
 
INTEL CORPORATION (3)
* 6,539,437 Remote control inputs to java applications 21 1998
* 7,302,693 Remote control inputs to Java applications 2 2003
* 2008/0028,094 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SERVICING BGM REQUEST AND FOR PROVIDING SOUND SOURCE INFORMATION 2 2007
 
NIKE, INC. (1)
* 2007/0271,513 User Interface for Remotely Controlling a Digital Music Player 14 2007
 
Generation 2 Technology, LLC (3)
* 6,989,763 Web-based universal remote control 14 2002
* 2003/0156,053 Web-based universal remote control 2 2002
* RE41453 Web-based universal remote control 7 2008
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
* 7,286,076 Generating a mark/space table and a string of timing information on a remote control device 6 2004
 
INTELLOCITY USA, INC. (3)
* 2002/0065,678 iSelect video 61 2001
* 2002/0126,990 Creating on content enhancements 30 2001
* 2002/0120,931 Content based video selection 16 2002
 
CHARLES G & DEBORAH H. SHAMOON (1)
* 2003/0034,898 Thermostat and remote control system and method 150 2001
 
NETERGY NETWORKS, INC. (NOW 8X8, INC.) (1)
* 2002/0054,601 Network interface unit control system and method therefor 22 2000
 
ZENITH ELECTRONICS LLC (1)
* 2002/0167,617 Closed loop television control system 4 2001
 
TDK CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0124,047 Two-dimensional photonic crystal 1 2004
 
About Face Technologies, LLC (2)
* 2008/0180,305 Control interface for controlling multiple functional devices or a multiple purpose device having a plurality of modes 9 2007
* 2008/0129,580 Video system control interface including intuitive based control elements 5 2007
 
ZENITH ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (3)
* 2009/0100,486 WEB TELEVISION HAVING A TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION BUS INTERCONNECTING A TELEVISION CONTROLLER AND AN INTERNET MODULE 0 2008
* 2009/0091,657 WEB TELEVISION THAT PERFORMS A PIP CONTROL FUNCTION 17 2008
* 2009/0094,655 WEB TELEVISION HAVING A TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION BUS INTERCONNECTING A TELEVISION CONTROLLER AND AN INTERNET MODULE 0 2008
 
SONY NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL LLC (2)
* 8,863,202 System and method for voice driven cross service search using second display 0 2012
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Micro-Imagaing Solutions (2)
9,198,565 Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices 0 2014
9,186,052 Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices 0 2015
 
MEMJET TECHNOLOGY LIMITED (2)
8,038,252 Method of detecting MEM device faults with single current pulse 0 2011
8,317,301 Printing nozzle arrangement having fault detector 0 2011
 
CONTEC CORPORATION (1)
* 2003/0053,002 Universal remote control unit 2 2002
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
6,763,523 Intelligent transfer of multimedia data files from an editing system to a playback device 14 1998
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BLACK HILLS MEDIA, LLC (6)
9,397,627 Network-enabled audio device 0 2006
8,918,480 Method, system, and device for the distribution of internet radio content 5 2007
8,792,850 Method and device for obtaining playlist content over a network 1 2011
8,755,763 Method and device for an internet radio capable of obtaining playlist content from a content server 2 2011
9,312,827 Network enabled audio device and radio site 0 2014
9,369,101 Unitary electronic speaker device for receiving an assignment of a playlist from a home personal computer and rendering the playlist 0 2015
 
BRIGHT THINGS LIMITED (3)
7,003,598 Remote control for providing interactive DVD navigation based on user response 129 2002
* 2004/0054,826 Portable handheld device for enabling interactivity of video content 3 2002
* 2005/0246,458 Portable handheld device for enabling interactivity of video content 10 2005
 
SILVERLIT TOYS MANUFACTORY, LTD. (1)
* 2009/0170,395 INTEGRATED REMOTE CONTROL AND STORAGE HOUSING 3 2008
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (12)
* 2005/0068,307 System, method and apparatus for a media computing device remote control 6 2004
7,899,864 Multi-user terminal services accelerator 15 2005
* 2007/0097,130 Multi-user terminal services accelerator 38 2005
8,112,513 Multi-user display proxy server 13 2005
* 2007/0124,474 Multi-user display proxy server 91 2005
7,460,725 System and method for effectively encoding and decoding electronic information 16 2006
* 8,032,918 Application gadgets 3 2008
* 2009/0249,395 Application Gadgets 3 2008
* 2010/0134,418 OPPOSITE FACING DEVICE KEYPAD 2 2008
8,925,031 Application gadgets and electronic program guides 1 2011
* 2011/0283,317 APPLICATION GADGETS AND REMOTE CONTROL DEVICES 2 2011
9,288,553 Application gadgets and electronic program guides 0 2014
 
ISURTV, INC. (2)
* 7,698,727 Method and apparatus for notifying users of interactive functions using a remote device 2 2001
* 2002/0059,597 Method and apparatus for notifying users of interactive functions 25 2001
 
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY LTD (11)
* 7,263,270 Video player with code sensor 23 2000
7,894,703 Retrieving video data via a coded surface 12 2005
7,864,360 Capture and link object 1 2005
8,180,193 Video player with code sensor and memory for video data retrieval 0 2007
* 2008/0025,703 Video Player With Code Sensor And Memory For Video Data Retrieval 0 2007
* 7,580,764 Interactive apparatus with recording and playback capability usable with encoded writing medium 9 2007
7,533,816 Method of associating audio with a position on a surface 6 2007
7,934,654 Method of associating recorded audio with position 0 2009
* 2009/0198,360 Method Of Associating Recorded Audio With Position 1 2009
* 2009/0299,507 Audio Playback Selection Using Printed Coded Data 0 2009
7,938,514 Printing nozzle having fault sensor 0 2010
 
8X8, INC. (8)
8,498,725 Systems and methods for distributed conferencing 0 2009
8,914,734 Web-enabled conferencing and meeting implementations with a subscription-based model 0 2009
* 2011/0149,811 Web-Enabled Conferencing and Meeting Implementations with Flexible User Calling Features 4 2009
8,300,552 Network interface unit control system and method therefor 0 2010
8,817,801 Conferencing and meeting implementations with advanced features 2 2011
9,338,221 Systems and methods for distributed conferencing 0 2013
9,008,107 Conferencing and meeting implementations with advanced features 1 2014
9,401,994 Conferencing and meeting implementations with advanced features 0 2015
 
JLB VENTURES LLC (1)
* 2010/0175,087 Notifying Users of Interactive Functions 0 2010
 
LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. (2)
* 7,158,047 Remote control system 7 2004
* 2005/0068,151 Remote control system 6 2004
 
SLING MEDIA PVT LTD (2)
9,479,737 Systems and methods for event programming via a remote media player 0 2009
9,491,538 Adaptive gain control for digital audio samples in a media stream 0 2013
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
* 2006/0170,669 Digital picture frame and method for editing 81 2003
 
Sunstone Technology, Inc. (1)
* 2007/0116,918 Method for inducing a visible light response in a material 0 2005
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (2)
* 7,843,437 Hand-held browser transcoding 2 2002
* 2013/0036,442 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VISUAL SELECTION OF ELEMENTS IN VIDEO CONTENT 4 2011
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (2)
* 8,487,885 Selectable options for graphic objects displayed on a touch-screen interface 1 2008
* 2010/0156,816 SELECTABLE OPTIONS FOR GRAPHIC OBJECTS DISPLAYED ON A TOUCH-SCREEN INTERFACE 1 2008
 
ICEBOX, LLC (1)
* 6,490,726 Appliances with the internet access 3 1998
 
Akceil Inc. (1)
7,058,904 Operating method for miniature computing devices 0 2002
 
TRIBEAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,944,402 Extended range infrared communication (ERIC) for an infrared associated (IrDA) compliant portable device 42 2000
 
CLOUGH, TIMOTHY KAY (1)
* 2009/0064,235 Video Broadcasts with Interactive Viewer Content 0 2008
 
ECOUSTIX, INC. (1)
* 2004/0075,679 Guest interface appliance 6 2003
 
WIRELESS AGENTS, LLC (1)
* 2005/0043,060 Method and apparatus for scheduling presentation of digital content on a personal communication device 133 2004
 
CELLECT LLC (4)
* 6,424,369 Hand-held computers incorporating reduced area imaging devices 137 2000
7,002,621 Communication devices incorporating reduced area imaging devices 20 2001
* 6,982,742 Hand-held computers incorporating reduced area imaging devices 31 2001
* 2002/0067,408 Hand-held computers incorporating reduced area imaging devices 21 2001
 
THOMSON LICENSING (3)
* 2003/0103,165 System for operating a consumer electronics appaliance 22 2002
* 7,605,713 Method for controlling several apparatuses with the aid of a link attached device and said link attached device for carrying out said method 2 2003
* 2006/0022,865 Method for controlling several apparatuses with the aid of a link attached device and said link attached device for carrying out said method 0 2003
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (78)
8,850,477 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 4 2001
8,205,232 Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information 3 2004
* 2004/0210,935 Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information 89 2004
* 8,832,737 Smart channel entry system 0 2004
* 2005/0010,947 Smart channel entry system 12 2004
8,761,584 System and method for searching a database of television schedule information 1 2004
8,046,801 Interactive television program guide with remote access 104 2004
8,762,492 Electronic mail reminder for an internet television program guide 0 2004
8,566,871 Multiple interactive electronic program guide system and methods 0 2005
8,006,263 Interactive television program guide with remote access 41 2005
8,832,742 Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications 39 2006
8,209,424 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 0 2006
8,087,047 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 13 2007
7,913,278 Interactive television program guide with remote access 34 2007
9,237,369 Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household 0 2007
8,776,125 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 4 2007
8,615,782 System and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 4 2007
8,578,423 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2007
8,327,403 Systems and methods for providing remote program ordering on a user device via a web server 33 2007
8,107,977 Cross-platform messaging 0 2007
* 2009/0069,038 Cross-platform messaging 29 2007
8,601,526 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 7 2008
8,352,978 Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs 1 2009
9,014,546 Systems and methods for automatically detecting users within detection regions of media devices 0 2009
8,555,315 Systems and methods for navigating a media guidance application with multiple perspective views 6 2009
8,117,564 Systems and methods for generating a media guidance application with multiple perspective views 23 2009
* 2010/0262,938 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING A MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATION WITH MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVE VIEWS 11 2009
9,201,627 Systems and methods for transferring content between user equipment and a wireless communications device 1 2010
* 2010/0211,969 INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TELEVISION SCHEDULE INFORMATION 41 2010
9,003,451 Internet television program guide system 1 2010
9,204,193 Systems and methods for media detection and filtering using a parental control logging application 1 2010
9,185,449 Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household 1 2010
9,167,196 Systems and methods for trimming recorded content using a media guidance application 1 2010
8,453,174 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 1 2010
8,528,032 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 10 2010
9,137,491 Methods and systems for forced advertising 0 2010
9,071,372 Methods and devices for presenting an interactive media guidance application 1 2010
9,113,207 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
* 2011/0191,808 INTERNET TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM 0 2011
8,887,184 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 2 2011
* 2011/0202,958 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING REMOTE ACCESS TO INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATIONS 1 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 2 2011
8,949,901 Methods and systems for customizing viewing environment preferences in a viewing environment control application 0 2011
9,204,184 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 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
9,118,958 Systems and methods for coordinating interactive and passive advertisement and merchandising opportunities 0 2011
8,959,547 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 0 2011
8,565,797 Cross-platform messaging 0 2011
9,232,254 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2011
9,218,122 Systems and methods for transferring settings across devices based on user gestures 0 2011
9,084,006 Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household 1 2012
8,776,126 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2012
9,253,262 Systems and methods for connecting media devices through web sockets 0 2013
9,307,281 User defined rules for assigning destinations of content 0 2013
9,197,943 Electronic program guide with related-program search feature 0 2013
9,118,948 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 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
9,456,252 Cross-platform messaging 0 2013
8,978,088 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 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
9,154,843 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
9,021,538 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 2 2014
9,288,521 Systems and methods for updating media asset data based on pause point in the media asset 0 2014
9,071,872 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 2 2014
9,125,169 Methods and systems for performing actions based on location-based rules 0 2014
9,197,936 Systems and methods for providing remote access to interactive media guidance applications 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
9,402,102 System and method for using television schedule information 0 2014
9,414,120 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 0 2015
9,369,741 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2015
9,226,006 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2015
9,294,799 Systems and methods for providing storage of data on servers in an on-demand media delivery system 0 2015
9,426,509 Client-server electronic program guide 0 2015
 
Shamoon, Deborah H. (7)
6,990,335 Ubiquitous connectivity and control system for remote locations 31 2005
7,257,397 Ubiquitous connectivity and control system for remote locations 54 2005
* 2006/0105,760 UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS 9 2005
* 2007/0115,902 UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS 103 2006
8,064,935 Ubiquitous connectivity and control system for remote locations 9 2007
* 2007/0167,179 UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS 13 2007
* 2007/0155,379 UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS 13 2007
 
KYOCERA CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0164,973 Personal digital assistant and program for controlling used for the same 15 2003
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
9,326,025 Media content search results ranked by popularity 0 2013
 
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
* 2002/0168,177 Program recording system and program recording method 9 2001
 
Calista Technologies (1)
* 2008/0112,489 System and method for effectively encoding and decoding electronic information 10 2006
 
Calister Technologies (1)
7,720,300 System and method for effectively performing an adaptive quantization procedure 1 2006
 
VISIBLE WORLD, INC. (2)
9,396,212 System and method for enhanced video selection 0 2005
* 9,087,126 System and method for enhanced video selection using an on-screen remote 3 2006
 
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. (5)
7,428,023 Remote control device with integrated display screen for controlling a digital video recorder 33 2001
* 2002/0154,888 Remote control device with integrated display screen for controlling a digital video recorder 43 2001
8,300,156 Remote control device with integrated display screen for controlling a digital video recorder 0 2011
* 2011/0173,658 Remote Control Device with Integrated Display Screen for Controlling a Digital Video Recorder 1 2011
8,823,880 Remote control device with integrated display screen for controlling a digital video recorder 0 2012
 
RESOURCE CONSORTIUM LIMITED (1)
* 2002/0055,986 Method of downloadinga screen saver to a cellular telephone 5 2001
 
SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED (2)
* 8,560,947 Touch screen with user interface enhancement 3 2010
* 2010/0275,163 TOUCH SCREEN WITH USER INTERFACE ENHANCEMENT 13 2010
 
AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC (11)
7,634,228 Content delivery system and method 68 2007
7,778,595 Method for managing media 49 2008
7,970,379 Providing broadcast content 3 2009
7,953,390 Method for content delivery 5 2009
8,359,007 System and method for communicating media center 7 2011
8,521,140 System and method for communicating media content 0 2011
8,554,191 System and method for managing media 0 2012
8,532,641 System and method for managing media 0 2012
8,688,085 System and method to communicate targeted information 0 2013
9,094,802 System and method to communicate targeted information 0 2014
9,444,868 System to communicate media 0 2015
 
KOPLAR INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, L.L.C. (12)
7,213,254 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 19 2001
* 2002/0112,250 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 55 2001
7,590,992 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 19 2007
9,247,197 Systems and methods for subscriber authentication 0 2007
* 2007/0226,508 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUBSCRIBER AUTHENTICATION 3 2007
7,627,879 Interactive optical cards and other hand-held devices with increased connectivity 5 2007
* 2008/0037,992 INTERACTIVE OPTICAL CARDS AND OTHER HAND-HELD DEVICES WITH INCREASED CONNECTIVITY 2 2007
8,798,133 Dual channel encoding and detection 1 2008
8,715,083 Methods and systems for processing gaming data 0 2009
* 2010/0323,797 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROCESSING GAMING DATA 0 2009
* 7,886,329 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 1 2009
* 2010/0030,637 Universal Methods and Device for Hand-Held Promotional Opportunities 2 2009
 
IMPLICIT, LLC (1)
* 2002/0105,534 Universal media bar for controlling different types of media 54 2002
 
F. POSZAT HU, L.L.C. (2)
6,722,984 Game controller with parental control functionality 38 2000
6,788,241 System and method for using keystroke data to configure a remote control device 34 2002
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (3)
7,109,974 Remote control system including an on-screen display (OSD) 24 2002
* 2003/0169,234 Remote control system including an on-screen display (OSD) 11 2002
* 2003/0027,518 Remote control transceiver and data communication system using the same 0 2002
 
TERAYON COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
* 2004/0172,658 Home network for ordering and delivery of video on demand, telephone and other digital services 188 2003
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