Global Patent Index - EP 1038399 A1

EP 1038399 A1 2000-09-27 - MODULAR CONTROLLER AND MODULATOR SYSTEM FOR INTERACTIVE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM

Title (en)

MODULAR CONTROLLER AND MODULATOR SYSTEM FOR INTERACTIVE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM

Title (de)

MODULARKONTROLLER UND MODULATIONSSYSTEM FÜR INTERAKTIVES KABELFERNSEHEN

Title (fr)

COMMANDE MODULAIRE ET SYSTEME DE MODULATION POUR RESEAU DE TELEVISION PAR CABLE INTERACTIF

Publication

EP 1038399 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98961980 A

Priority

  • US 9825997 W
  • US 6799097 P
  • US 18873398 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9930497A1] An interactive control module for use with an interactive cable television system. The module includes a frame having a television signal output, an interactive controller, a scrambled video provider and a modulator. The interactive controller is mounted to the frame. The scrambled video provider is also mounted to the frame and is connected to receive an information signal from said interactive controller. The scrambled video provider converts the information signal into a scrambled television signal. The modulator is mounted to the frame and is connected to receive the scrambled television signal so as to provide a modulated scrambled television signal to the television signal output.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04N 7/16; H04N 7/173

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/12 (2006.01); H04N 7/088 (2006.01); H04N 7/16 (2011.01); H04N 7/173 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04N 21/226 (2013.01); G06F 3/1293 (2013.01); H04N 7/088 (2013.01); H04N 7/165 (2013.01); H04N 7/17336 (2013.01); H04N 21/2347 (2013.01); H04N 21/4786 (2013.01); H04N 21/4788 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9930497A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9930497 A1 19990617; WO 9930497 A9 19990916; EP 1038399 A1 20000927; JP 2001526504 A 20011218

INPADOC legal status


2007-08-08 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: SNELL, STEPHEN, C.

2007-08-08 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: DOYLE, JOHN, F.

2003-01-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020702

2000-11-08 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: SNELL, STEPHEN, C.

2000-11-08 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: DOYLE, JOHN, F.

2000-09-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000617

2000-09-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE