US Patent No: 7,880,762

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Digital television with subscriber conference overlay

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Digital television system overlays subscriber two-way communication during broadcast program delivery to create virtual audience community. Individual or group billing and advertisement is personalized per DTV receiver program viewing and/or conferencing activity. Subscriber receiver includes camera and other media I/O device for multi-way video conferencing. Participants may be added or removed dynamically during programming or conferencing.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FERNANDEZ, DENNISATHERTON, CA6

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fernandez, Dennis 1175 Osborn Ave. 13 19
Hu, Irene 1240 Avon St., Belmont, CA 94002 8 67

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