US Patent No: RE40836

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Apparatus and methods for providing text information identifying audio program selections

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Apparatus and methods are disclosed for providing text information which identifies audio program selections, such as musical selections, stored on a compact disk (CD). Digital identification numbers encoded on the disk are provided by a compact disk player to a digital processor having a memory storage device. The identification numbers include an album identification number, and the track number selected for play. The memory storage device has stored therein text data identifying a plurality of program selections, organized by album and track identification number. The identification signals provided by the CD player are used to address the proper identifying text data for the selection being played. The identifying text data may be organized for radio broadcast along with the musical selection, and a receiver is used to display the data in text form to identify the musical selection as it is being reproduced.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DIGIMEDIA HOLDINGS, LLCWILMINGTON, DE6

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Mankovitz, Roy J 24236 Park Granada, Calabasas, CA 91302 141 4821

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