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, SE10

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Vaitekunas, Jeffrey J West Chester, OH 37 2559
Wampler, James W Zephyrhills, FL 7 37
Wampler, Scott D West Chester, OH 29 1544

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