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

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7711795
APP PUB NO 20060195600A1
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11278403

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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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ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONSANTA CLARA, CA407

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Collart, Todd R Los Altos, US 40 3719
Getsin, Evgeniy M Englewood, US 9 416
Lamkin, Allan B San Diego, US 33 3118
Lewis, Michael J Aurora, US 16 357

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BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (1)
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6698020 Techniques for intelligent video ad insertion 932 1998
6374402 Method and apparatus for installation abstraction in a secure content delivery system 324 1999
6636888 Scheduling presentation broadcasts in an integrated network environment 173 1999
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