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Number: 725/29
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Access control or blocking > Time dependent (e.g., time spent viewing program, time of day, etc.)
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for controlling or restricting access as a function of a particular period of time or a duration of time.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712110 Identifying a characteristic of an individual utilizing facial recognition and providing a display for the individual Apr. 29, 2014
8683507 Method and apparatus for reproducing moving image according to parental level in user apparatus Mar. 25, 2014
8671423 Method for monitoring and controlling viewing preferences of a user Mar. 11, 2014
8640159 Methods, systems, and devices for reducing bandwidth consumption in multimedia distribution systems Jan. 28, 2014
8635644 Signal processing apparatus and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8635073 Wireless multimodal voice browser for wireline-based IPTV services Jan. 21, 2014
8621093 Non-blocking of head end initiated revocation and delivery of entitlements non-addressable digital media network Dec. 31, 2013
8601284 Secure connected digital media platform Dec. 3, 2013
8601505 Apparatuses for global television (TV) channel sharing Dec. 3, 2013
8595759 Information storage medium storing a plurality of titles, reproducing apparatus and method thereof Nov. 26, 2013
8595793 System and method for user login to a multimedia system using a remote control Nov. 26, 2013
8583935 Wireless network having multiple communication allowances Nov. 12, 2013
8565263 Dynamic adjustment of bandwidth for providing increased bandwidth during business hours Oct. 22, 2013
8566868 Signal processing apparatus and methods Oct. 22, 2013
8561098 Methods and systems that motivate tuning to a transmission channel for a time period Oct. 15, 2013
8549553 Customizing DVR functionality Oct. 1, 2013
8522037 Motion-detecting device user authentication Aug. 27, 2013
8505043 Method and apparatus for providing metadata of content, and method and apparatus for limiting content usage authority Aug. 6, 2013
8493510 Method and apparatus for concealing portions of a video screen Jul. 23, 2013
8484673 Method for the allocation and management of subscriptions for the reception of broadcast products Jul. 9, 2013
8484671 Receiver interface with multiple access cards Jul. 9, 2013
8473976 Consumer managed credit based advertisements Jun. 25, 2013
8467807 Mobile coupon with varying discount based on consumer location Jun. 18, 2013
8443382 Access controls for multimedia systems May. 14, 2013
8407732 Electronic equipment control system Mar. 26, 2013
8402483 Television broadcasting receiving apparatus Mar. 19, 2013
RE44026 Method and apparatus for permitting a potential viewer to view a desired program Feb. 19, 2013
RE44027 Method and apparatus for permitting a potential viewer to view a desired program Feb. 19, 2013
8365230 Interactive user interface for television applications Jan. 29, 2013
8341661 System and method for transmitting a video signal from a transmitter to a receiver and reading and writing EDID Dec. 25, 2012
8332536 Content protection continuity through authorized chains of components Dec. 11, 2012
8312286 Wireless network having multiple communication allowances Nov. 13, 2012
8312484 Systems and methods for blocking selected commercials Nov. 13, 2012
8266649 Electronic program guide for indicating availability of past programs in the future Sep. 11, 2012
8259721 Time-based authorization of internet protocol (IP) multicast subscription services Sep. 4, 2012
8245263 System and method for managing conditional access blackout events in a video data distribution system Aug. 14, 2012
8239957 Privacy-aware content protection system Aug. 7, 2012
8239908 System and method for verifying a conditional access blackout in a video data distribution system Aug. 7, 2012
8239890 Systems and methods for authorizing access to content for a television receiver Aug. 7, 2012
8225345 Method and apparatus for controlling an apparatus having a parental control function Jul. 17, 2012
8196159 Terminal and method of controlling broadcasting therein Jun. 5, 2012
8191091 Signal processing apparatus and methods May. 29, 2012
8190688 System and method of transmitting photographs from a set top box May. 29, 2012
8176510 Systems and methods for detecting inconsistent user actions and providing feedback May. 8, 2012
8165296 Time of day encryption using TDMA timing Apr. 24, 2012
8161516 Fraud detection in a cable television Apr. 17, 2012
8122465 Watermarking to set video usage permissions Feb. 21, 2012
8117633 Communication apparatus and its control method and program Feb. 14, 2012
8116453 Gaming console-specific user authentication Feb. 14, 2012
8108891 V-chip hours Jan. 31, 2012

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