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REMOTE CONTROL WITH PREVIEW DISPLAY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021364D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jan-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 275K

Publishing Venue

Sony Technical Digest

Related People

Luis Martinez: INVENTOR

Abstract

Currently, TV remote controls are used to send signals to a TV set or media player in order to make viewing adjustments or program selections. The Remote Control with Preview Display will allow the user to find out channel programming information before actually having to change the channel on the TV set. The remote is designed with an LCD monitor that can be tuned via a signal from the TV to display any channel accessible through the TV's tuner, This functionality assists the user in deciding on which channel to watch on TV by having previewed the channel before retuning the TV, The TV set could have a caddy where the remote could be put for battery recharge, as well,

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Sony Technical Digest, Volume 3, November 2000, ISSN 1521-5180

REMOTE CONTROL WITH PREVIEW DISPLAY

Invention by: Luis Martinez

Currently, TV remote controls are used to send signals to a TV set or media player in order to make viewing adjustments or program selections. The Remote Control with Preview Display will allow the user to find out channel programming information before actually having to change the channel on the TV set. The remote is designed with an LCD monitor that can be tuned via a signal from the TV to display any channel accessible through the TV's tuner, This functionality assists the user in deciding on which channel to watch on TV by having previewed the channel before retuning the TV, The TV set could have a caddy where the remote could be put for battery recharge, as well,

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