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PVR Station

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022193D
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-01
Document File: 3 page(s) / 43K

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David K-L Yang: INVENTOR

Abstract

Systemic organizing and transfer PVR data to recoding device (multiple) within PVR for individual or locator base usage based on user profile.

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         Sony Corporation

         Sony Electronics Inc.

         IPD Case #50R4886

Title:

PVR Station

Abstract:

Systemic organizing and transfer PVR data to recoding device (multiple) within PVR for individual or locator base usage based on user profile.

Inventors:

David K-L Yang

Description of the Invention:

Problem:

Current PVR is more for individual usage and require analog modem for each unit with subscription fee for each unit. Individual need to buy separate units for each room or person.

Solution:

PVR Station. PVR with multiple recording mediums, i.e., DVD, ram charger, memory stick. Individual will program the PVR to record base on each personal preference. On locator usage (i.e., DVD player and memory stick). User can watch the content and select the program to watch using info on the memory stick and request save on the memory stick. Copy protect will be included to prevent repeat duplication. In addition, user can easily select disk to record for purpose (i.e., disk for soap, golf sport, etc.)

Add floating banner ads similar to the web floating banner ads. The icon or banner ads will appear when viewer step through commercial at 2X or 3X speed. The trigger can be added to the beginning of the ads during the A→D (MPEG2 encoding process). The date of the banner ads can be placed with the ATVFF transport stream. The PVR will extract the data and encode if along with the commercial. When user skipping the commercial at 2X or 3X speed, PVR will detect the beginning of the ads, place the comme...