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Class Information
Number: 725/87
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > User-requested video program system > Video-on-demand
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for providing individual programming events "on-demand", or with negligible delay to at least one user.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
725/100 Receiver (e.g., set-top box) 466
725/91 Server or headend 448
725/98 Transmission network 240
725/88 Vcr-like function 297

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
5802449 Broadband communication system and method therefor Sep. 1, 1998
5802284 System and method using cover bundles to provide immediate feedback to a user in an interactive television environment Sep. 1, 1998
5793412 Data transmission apparatus of video-on-demand or near video-on-demand system Aug. 11, 1998
5793410 Video pedestal network Aug. 11, 1998
5790177 Digital signal recording/reproduction apparatus and method Aug. 4, 1998
5771435 Method and apparatus for processing requests for video presentations of interactive applications in which VOD functionality is provided during NVOD presentations Jun. 23, 1998
5757415 On-demand data transmission by dividing input data into blocks and each block into sub-blocks such that the sub-blocks are re-arranged for storage to data storage means May. 26, 1998
5721878 Multimedia control system and method for controlling multimedia program presentation Feb. 24, 1998
5721829 System for automatic pause/resume of content delivered on a channel in response to switching to and from that channel and resuming so that a portion of the content is repeated Feb. 24, 1998
5710970 Broadcast video burst transmission cyclic distribution method Jan. 20, 1998
5706048 Wireless digital data access system and method Jan. 6, 1998
5696905 System and method for providing merchant information and establishing links to merchants while presenting a movie Dec. 9, 1997
5680399 Method and circuit arrangement for controlling a call setup for interactive services Oct. 21, 1997
5677905 Access subnetwork controller for video dial tone networks Oct. 14, 1997
5678170 Method and apparatus for monitoring and limiting distribution of data Oct. 14, 1997
5673401 Systems and methods for a customizable sprite-based graphical user interface Sep. 30, 1997
5659539 Method and apparatus for frame accurate access of digital audio-visual information Aug. 19, 1997
5649283 Program verification for cable television at a consumer location Jul. 15, 1997
5631694 Maximum factor selection policy for batching VOD requests May. 20, 1997
5625404 Method and system for accessing multimedia data over public switched telephone network Apr. 29, 1997
5610841 Video server Mar. 11, 1997
5594661 Method for interfacing with a multi-media information system Jan. 14, 1997
5590282 Remote access server using files containing generic and specific music data for generating customized music on demand Dec. 31, 1996
5583995 Apparatus and method for data storage and retrieval using bandwidth allocation Dec. 10, 1996
5570415 Video programming and storage control using the telephone network Oct. 29, 1996
5557724 User interface, method, and apparatus selecting and playing channels having video, audio, and/or text streams Sep. 17, 1996
5550863 Audio and video transmission and receiving system Aug. 27, 1996
5546118 Data recording/reproducing method and data send-out method Aug. 13, 1996
5541757 Optical fiber cable service system provided with video on demand service Jul. 30, 1996
5535216 Multiplexed gapped constant bit rate data transmission Jul. 9, 1996
5530754 Video on demand Jun. 25, 1996
5524271 Presentation system for messages that provide information on demand and transmitter station and receiver station for use in such presentation system Jun. 4, 1996
5521631 Interactive digital video services system with store and forward capabilities May. 28, 1996
5512936 Video line card switch for use in a video line card shelf in a switched video system Apr. 30, 1996
5512934 System and method for transmission of programming on demand Apr. 30, 1996
5483278 System and method for finding a movie of interest in a large movie database Jan. 9, 1996
5475615 Method and system for sizing interactive video delivery systems Dec. 12, 1995
5351075 Home video club television broadcasting system Sep. 27, 1994
5251909 Secured high throughput data channel for public broadcast system Oct. 12, 1993
5247347 PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services Sep. 21, 1993
5206722 Remote channel switching for video on demand service Apr. 27, 1993
5181106 Video line shelf arrangement in an optical fiber telecommunications network providing broadband switched video services Jan. 19, 1993
5172413 Secure hierarchial video delivery system and method Dec. 15, 1992
4995078 Television broadcast system for selective transmission of viewer-chosen programs at viewer-requested times Feb. 19, 1991
4920432 System for random access to an audio video data library with independent selection and display at each of a plurality of remote locations Apr. 24, 1990
4890320 Television broadcast system for selective transmission of viewer-chosen programs at viewer-requested times Dec. 26, 1989
4816905 Telecommunication system with video and audio frames Mar. 28, 1989
4780757 Telecommunication system with frame selected continuous audio signals Oct. 25, 1988
4780758 Telecommunication system with burst and continuous audio signals Oct. 25, 1988
4734764 Cable television system selectively distributing pre-recorded video and audio messages Mar. 29, 1988

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