US Patent No: 7,711,795

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System, method and article of manufacture for remote control and navigation of local content

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A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for use in playing back content. Some embodiments provide a method for use in content playback by accessing an embedded object embedded within object oriented programming stored on a portable storage media where the embedded object controls playback of content, communicating a navigation command from the embedded object within the object oriented programming to the content, altering a register in response to the navigation command communicated, and controlling the playback of the content in response to the altering of the register.

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SONIC SOLUTIONS LLCSANTA CLARA, CA43

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Collart, Todd R Los Altos, CA 52 2724
Getsin, Evgeniy M Englewood, CO 11 359
Lamkin, Allan B San Diego, CA 43 2215
Lewis, Michael J Aurora, CO 17 271

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6,580,870 Systems and methods for reproducing audiovisual information with external information 189 1998
6,360,057 Digital video recording/playback system with entry point processing function 114 2000
6,308,005 Information recording method and information reproducing method 193 2000
7,136,574 Information storage system capable of recording and playing back a plurality of still pictures 12 2004
 
RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5,736,977 Video real estate information service 60 1995
 
AKERS, WILLIAM REX (1)
2004/0017,475 Apparatus and method for computerized multi-media data organization and transmission 43 2003
 
SCHNEIDER AUTOMATION INC. (1)
5,805,442 Distributed interface architecture for programmable industrial control systems 420 1996
 
THE TRUSTEES OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
4,785,472 Remote teaching system 153 1987
 
SIEMENS CORPORATION;INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT (1)
6,462,754 Method and apparatus for authoring and linking video documents 104 1999
 
DIGITAL NETWORKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
2002/0057,893 DIGITAL RECORDING AND PLAYBACK 133 1999
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (10)
5,933,497 Apparatus and method for controlling access to software 222 1993
5,734,898 Client-server computer system and method for updating the client, server, and objects 111 1995
5,889,980 Mode independent support of format conversion instructions for hexadecimal and binary floating point processing 42 1997
6,138,150 Method for remotely controlling computer resources via the internet with a web browser 180 1997
6,195,693 Method and system for network delivery of content associated with physical audio media 115 1997
6,321,252 System and method for data streaming and synchronization in multimedia groupware applications 123 1998
6,510,467 Method for transferring data files between a user and an internet server 25 1999
6,959,339 Technique for handling a universal image format on the internet 53 1999
6,691,126 Method and apparatus for locating multi-region objects in an image or video database 91 2000
2004/0114,042 Systems and methods for annotating digital images 24 2002
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
5,819,284 Personalized real time information display as a portion of a screen saver 360 1995
 
8324450 DELAWARE LLC (1)
2005/0154,682 Secure transfer of content to writable media 26 2004
 
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION (1)
7,043,693 System and method for programmatically generating a second graphical program based on a first graphical program 55 2000
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (2)
5,812,661 Software reproduction apparatus 34 1995
5,857,021 Security system for protecting information stored in portable storage media 140 1996
 
A.C. NIELSEN COMPANY (1)
4,888,638 System for substituting television programs transmitted via telephone lines 217 1988
 
Virage, Inc. (1)
6,567,980 Video cataloger system with hyperlinked output 209 1998
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (1)
5,922,045 Method and apparatus for providing bookmarks when listening to previously recorded audio programs 96 1996
 
International Business Systems, Incorporated (1)
5,734,719 Digital information accessing, delivery and production system 400 1996
 
NORTON GARFINKLE (1)
5,400,402 System for limiting use of down-loaded video-on-demand data 116 1993
 
VERIZON CORPORATE GROUP SERVICES INC. (2)
6,490,580 Hypervideo information retrieval usingmultimedia 31 1999
7,281,199 Methods and systems for selection of multimedia presentations 55 2000
 
RED HAT, INC. (1)
5,987,454 Method and apparatus for selectively augmenting retrieved text, numbers, maps, charts, still pictures and/or graphics, moving pictures and/or graphics and audio information from a network resource 513 1997
 
VERIZON LABORATORIES INC. (1)
6,757,866 Hyper video: information retrieval using text from multimedia 15 1999
 
CHANYU HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
6,609,253 Method and system for providing interactive media VCR control 188 1999
 
RED HEN SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,741,790 GPS video mapping system 35 1999
 
USA ENTERTAINMENT CENTER (1)
5,619,024 Credit card and bank issued debit card operated system and method for controlling and monitoring access of computer and copy equipment 69 1994
 
PERIFORM REMOTE III, L.L.C. (2)
5,913,210 Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet 516 1998
6,154,738 Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet using universal product codes 742 1999
 
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (1)
5,883,623 System and methods for building spreadsheet applications 126 1997
 
HEATHWAY HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
6,023,241 Digital multimedia navigation player/recorder 254 1998
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
5,568,275 Method for visually and audibly representing computer instructions for editing 116 1995
6,426,778 System and method for providing interactive components in motion video 73 1998
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Sega Enterprises (1)
RE35839 CD-ROM disk and security check method for the same 60 1995
 
KDL SCAN DESIGNS LLC (1)
6,202,061 Methods and apparatuses for creating a collection of media 186 1997
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
2003/0204,847 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with remote product ordering 93 2003
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (11)
5,640,560 CD-ROM content repurposing 74 1995
5,808,662 Synchronized, interactive playback of digital movies across a network 146 1995
6,449,653 Interleaved multiple multimedia stream for synchronized transmission over a computer network 144 1997
6,219,675 Distribution of a centralized database 82 1997
6,698,020 Techniques for intelligent video ad insertion 700 1998
6,374,402 Method and apparatus for installation abstraction in a secure content delivery system 289 1999
6,636,888 Scheduling presentation broadcasts in an integrated network environment 111 1999
6,330,719 Interactive television receiver unit browser that waits to send requests 52 1999
7,111,009 Interactive playlist generation using annotations 55 1999
2002/0073,152 Shared views for browsing content 44 2002
2004/0040,042 System and method for synchronizing enhancing content with a video program using closed captioning 57 2003
 
INTERHOME (1)
5,907,322 Television event marking system 288 1996
 
ADVENTURE GALLERY SOFTWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
5,930,767 Transaction methods systems and devices 276 1997
 
RCA Corporation (1)
4,386,375 Video disc player with multiple signal recovery transducers 12 1980
 
BELL & HOWELL COMPANY (1)
4,798,543 Interactive training method and system 102 1983
 
Softguard Enterprises Inc. (1)
5,893,910 Method and apparatus for establishing the legitimacy of use of a block of digitally represented information 112 1996
 
SCHUST DEVELOPMENT LLC (1)
6,952,697 Media validation system 28 2002
 
OutlookSoft Corporation (1)
6,694,309 Method and system for facilitating networked information exchange 29 2002
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (3)
5,410,343 Video-on-demand services using public switched telephone network 588 1993
6,909,708 System, method and article of manufacture for a communication system architecture including video conferencing 331 1996
2002/0064,149 System and method for providing requested quality of service in a hybrid network 328 2001
 
HAIVISION SYSTEMS INC. (1)
5,930,238 Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) multicast tree delivery switching 74 1997
 
MAQUIS TECHTRIX LLC (1)
6,721,748 Online content provider system and method 105 2002
 
COPPER DATA RIVER LLC (1)
6,452,609 Web application for accessing media streams 214 1998
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (1)
6,154,203 System and method for grazing television channels from an electronic program guide 66 1998
 
PERSONAL AUDIO LLC (1)
5,721,827 System for electrically distributing personalized information 779 1996
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (8)
* 6,055,314 System and method for secure purchase and delivery of video content programs 552 1996
6,240,555 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 653 1996
6,331,865 Method and apparatus for electronically distributing and viewing digital contents 117 1998
6,460,180 Enabling and/or disabling selected types of broadcast triggers 111 1999
6,415,438 Trigger having a time attribute 134 1999
2002/0056,129 TRIGGER HAVING A TIME ATTRIBUTE 86 1999
6,725,281 Synchronization of controlled device state using state table and eventing in data-driven remote device control model 251 1999
2001/0001,160 Interactive entertainment system for presenting supplemental interactive content together with continuous video programs 169 2000
 
VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED (1)
5,289,439 CD transport apparatus 27 1992
 
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
6,526,580 Broadband data broadcasting service 110 1999
 
Star Sight (1)
6,263,501 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 313 1999
 
NEOCARDIA, LLC (1)
5,882,291 Device and method for controlling dose rate during intravascular radiotherapy 97 1996
 
AT&T CORP. (7)
5,509,074 Method of protecting electronically published materials using cryptographic protocols 229 1994
5,956,482 Multimedia information service access 98 1996
6,175,842 System and method for providing dynamic three-dimensional multi-user virtual spaces in synchrony with hypertext browsing 111 1997
6,259,701 Method and system for a unicast endpoint client to access a multicast internet protocol (IP) session 150 1997
6,009,410 Method and system for presenting customized advertising to a user on the world wide web 895 1997
6,044,403 Network server platform for internet, JAVA server and video application server 280 1997
6,505,169 Method for adaptive ad insertion in streaming multimedia content 220 2000
* Cited By Examiner

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PLANET DATA SOLUTIONS (1)
8,924,395 System and method for indexing electronic discovery data 0 2011
 
CLIPMARKS, LLC (2)
* 8,595,635 System, method and apparatus for selecting content from web sources and posting content to web logs 0 2008
* 2008/0184,138 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING CONTENT FROM WEB SOURCES AND POSTING CONTENT TO WEB LOGS 29 2008
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (1)
8,391,677 Recording medium, reproduction device, program, reproduction method 0 2005
 
GOOGLE INC. (8)
8,966,407 Expandable homepage modules 0 2007
8,326,858 Synchronization of fixed and mobile data 1 2007
8,126,906 Synchronization of fixed and mobile data 0 2007
8,005,822 Location in search queries 3 2007
7,966,309 Providing relevance-ordered categories of information 19 2007
7,966,321 Presentation of local results 7 2007
8,489,591 Presentation of local results 1 2011
8,996,507 Location in search queries 0 2011
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 8,812,615 Remote control of a host computer 0 2009
* 2010/0211,882 REMOTE CONTROL OF A HOST COMPUTER 1 2009
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