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Number: 725/38
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Operator interface > To facilitate tuning or selection of video signal
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for a user s interaction with a display interface to facilitate video program or channel selection.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
725/56 Channel guide (i.e., channel-specific as opposed to program-specific guide) 222
725/39 Electronic program guide 1,018
725/58 Program reserve or reminder system 441
725/59 Selecting from multiple inputs or sources 208
725/57 Tune-by-label (i.e., channel selection by alphanumeric character entry) 54


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8713605 Method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content Apr. 29, 2014
8713618 Segmenting video based on timestamps in comments Apr. 29, 2014
8707344 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same Apr. 22, 2014
8707357 Thematic VOD navigation Apr. 22, 2014
8707359 Method and system for providing program preview of a particular program during channel changes via a gateway Apr. 22, 2014
8694396 Systems and methods for episodic advertisement tracking Apr. 8, 2014
8689255 Synchronizing video content with extrinsic data Apr. 1, 2014
8689254 Techniques and graphical user interfaces for preview of media items Apr. 1, 2014
8687128 System and method of navigating previously viewed channels Apr. 1, 2014
8683535 Fast channel change Mar. 25, 2014
8683528 Information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program Mar. 25, 2014
8683517 Interactive television application with navigable cells and regions Mar. 25, 2014
8683516 System and method for playing media obtained via the internet on a television Mar. 25, 2014
8683515 Receiver for accelerating channel change time Mar. 25, 2014
8683506 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same Mar. 25, 2014
8681277 Image display apparatus, server, and methods for operating the same Mar. 25, 2014
8683501 Application of enhanced television services using back-end core software Mar. 25, 2014
8677416 Method, system and software for display of multiple media channels Mar. 18, 2014
8677404 System and method for controlling video inputs to a computer Mar. 18, 2014
8677403 Administrative tool for video programming Mar. 18, 2014
8677402 Second display support of character set unsupported on playback device Mar. 18, 2014
8677405 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same Mar. 18, 2014
8671346 Smart video thumbnail Mar. 11, 2014
8667534 Method for performing broadcast channel zapping and broadcast receiving apparatus applying the same Mar. 4, 2014
8667533 Customizing streaming content presentation Mar. 4, 2014
8667526 Providing content related to an item in an interactive data scroll Mar. 4, 2014
8667396 Master slave region branding Mar. 4, 2014
8665380 Rapid television channel scan using frequency plans to identify channels Mar. 4, 2014
8659399 Device control by multiple remote controls Feb. 25, 2014
8661475 System and method for affinity marketing to mobile devices Feb. 25, 2014
8661486 System and method of delivering video content Feb. 25, 2014
8661494 Method and system for presenting media via a set-top box Feb. 25, 2014
8656434 Remote controller, transmitting and receiving apparatus and method Feb. 18, 2014
8655153 System and method for television programming data management Feb. 18, 2014
8654261 Video and audio processing device and program thereof Feb. 18, 2014
8650592 Streaming server and mobile terminal for reducing channel-changing delay, and a method therefor Feb. 11, 2014
8650603 Playing out interludes based on predicted duration of channel-switching delay or of invoked pause Feb. 11, 2014
8646001 Signal processing apparatus and methods Feb. 4, 2014
8645999 Method of processing EPG metadata in network device and the network device for controlling the same Feb. 4, 2014
8645998 Video signal processing apparatus and control method thereof Feb. 4, 2014
8644686 Image recording method for time shift function and image recording apparatus thereof Feb. 4, 2014
8640180 Apparatus and method for client-side compositing of video streams Jan. 28, 2014
8640170 Multi-source switching in a television system displaying source indicators Jan. 28, 2014
8640166 Systems and methods for content surfing Jan. 28, 2014
8640165 Systems and methods for providing enhanced sports watching media guidance Jan. 28, 2014
8635644 Signal processing apparatus and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8635652 Method and apparatus for supporting mobility in a mobile broadcasting system Jan. 21, 2014
8631433 Image display apparatus and method for operating the same Jan. 14, 2014
8631432 System and method for a communication exchange with an avatar in a media communication system Jan. 14, 2014
8631429 Apparatus and method for managing programs in a digital television Jan. 14, 2014

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