US Patent No: 7,015,875

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Dynamic device for billboard advertising

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A dynamic device for billboard advertising is disclosed. An advertising billboard device in accordance with the present invention comprises a server and a display controller adapted to receive, store, and display dynamic-content from the server. At least one content display unit is in communication with the display controller, wherein the content display unit visually displays the information from the dynamic-content. The advertising billboard display controller may also comprise a timing means, the display controller altering the visual display of the content display unit as a function of the time from the timing means. The display controller may be adapted to receive, store, and display dynamic-content from a plurality of servers, wherein the display controller comprises a heirarchical control scheme, the heirarchical control scheme adapted to select dynamic-content from one server of the plurality of servers for display on the content display unit. The advertising billboard device may also comprise a plurality of display controllers in communication with a plurality of content display units, each display controller from the plurality of display controllers having a type identifier, wherein each of the display controllers selects dynamic-content for display on its content display unit as a function of the type identifier.

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DHP MEDIA ABSTOCKHOLM, SE9

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Vaitekunas, Jeffrey J West Chester, OH 39 2860
Wampler, James W Zephyrhills, FL 7 42
Wampler, Scott D West Chester, OH 29 1760

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6,285,984 Internet-audiotext electronic advertising system with anonymous bi-directional messaging 59 1997
 
Charles E. Hill & Associates, Inc. (1)
5,970,471 Virtual catalog and product presentation method and apparatus 347 1996
 
TATA AMERICA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
5,592,626 System and method for selecting cache server based on transmission and storage factors for efficient delivery of multimedia information in a hierarchical network of servers 113 1994
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,073,925 Method and apparatus for the protection of signal copy 222 1990
5,486,819 Road obstacle monitoring device 55 1995
5,913,039 Video on demand system with a transmission schedule table in the video server including entries for client identifiers, video titles, and reproduction start times 73 1997
 
AT&T CORP. (2)
6,253,189 System and method for completing advertising time slot transactions 198 1997
5,970,473 Video communication device providing in-home catalog services 173 1997
 
VERANCE CORPORATION (2)
5,940,135 Apparatus and method for encoding and decoding information in analog signals 158 1997
6,252,522 Billboard consumption measurement system 45 1999
 
Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
5,627,895 Electronic device for detecting selected visually perceptible indication information on an information storage medium for security comparison 52 1995
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