Global Patent Index - EP 1097579 A1

EP 1097579 A1 2001-05-09 - DATABASE FOR USE IN METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING TELEVISION PROGRAMS AND RELATED TEXT

Title (en)

DATABASE FOR USE IN METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING TELEVISION PROGRAMS AND RELATED TEXT

Title (de)

DATENBANK ZUM GEBRAUCH IN EINEM VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR DARSTELLUNG VON FERNSEHPROGRAMMEN UND DAZUGEHÖRIGEM TEXT

Title (fr)

BASE DE DONNEES PREVUE POUR ETRE UTILISEE DANS UN PROCEDE ET UN APPAREIL POUR VISUALISER DES PROGRAMMES DE TELEVISION ET DU TEXTE CONCERNE

Publication

EP 1097579 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99927417 A

Priority

  • US 9913065 W
  • US 8867198 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9965242A1] A database consisting of inventive data structures comprising a static area (300) and dynamic area (301) is used to facilitate the creation of electronic program guides when used with a television program schedule system. The database is periodically updated with television program schedule information and is interrogated by a schedule system in order to create program guides.

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

H04N 7/10; H04N 5/445; H04N 7/088; H04N 7/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04N 5/445 (2011.01); H04N 7/088 (2006.01); H04N 7/16 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04N 21/84 (2013.01); H04N 5/44543 (2013.01); H04N 7/0884 (2013.01); H04N 7/0887 (2013.01); H04N 21/4332 (2013.01); H04N 21/435 (2013.01); H04N 21/482 (2013.01)

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 9965242 A1 19991216; AU 4432399 A 19991230; CA 2334626 A1 19991216; CN 1314046 A 20010919; EP 1097579 A1 20010509; EP 1097579 A4 20040526; JP 2002518900 A 20020625

INPADOC legal status


2004-07-14 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040524

2004-05-26 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20040416

2004-05-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 7/10 A

2004-05-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 7/14 B

2004-05-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 5/445 B

2004-05-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 7/088 B

2001-05-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010108

2001-05-09 [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