(19)
(11)EP 1 246 465 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
08.09.2010 Bulletin 2010/36

(43)Date of publication A2:
02.10.2002 Bulletin 2002/40

(21)Application number: 02008159.2

(22)Date of filing:  20.07.1999
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
H04N 7/16(2006.01)
H04N 7/173(2006.01)
H04N 5/445(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE
Designated Extension States:
AL LT LV MK RO SI

(30)Priority: 20.07.1998 EP 98401837

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
99931412.3 / 1097584

(71)Applicant: Thomson Licensing
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux (FR)

(72)Inventor:
  • Agasse, Bernard
    95610 Eragny/Oise (FR)

(74)Representative: Kohrs, Martin 
Technicolor 1-5 rue Jeanne d'Arc
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux (FR)

  


(54)Navigation system for a multichannel digital television system


(57) The present invention provides a digital television system characterised in that access rights to a programme or channel are received and analysed by the decoder in determining whether to permit or prohibit full audio and visual access by the user to that programme or channel when displayed in a mosaic window.







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