A personal sports viewing system
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-26
The IP.com Prior Art Database
Thomas Patrick Dawson: INVENTOR [+2]
This invention gives sports fans a means to select custom video feeds at sporting events to get close up views of the action. The user has a small flat panel display that receives wireless signals broadcast at the event.
Sony Electronics Inc.
IPD Case #5046018
Title: A personal sports viewing system
Abstract: This invention gives sports fans a means to select custom video feeds at sporting events to get close up views of the action. The user has a small flat panel display that receives wireless signals broadcast at the event.
Inventors: Thomas Patrick Dawson Robert Hardacker
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Patent disclosure submittal "Sport View PDA" 5/26/2000, R. Hardacker.
Description of the Invention: Provide a concise technical description of your invention in the format outlined below on the following pages.
1: Explain the problems, issues or needs which led to the invention, and explain how others have addressed these problems, issues or needs.
The view from the stands can be limiting at times for some sports events. Large stadium events have a nice ambiance because the fan is at the event but there is a drawback. Often viewers at home can get a much better view of the action on their television. What is needed is a means to give the fans who have paid to attend the event a better means to get a good view of the action.
2: Describe your invention in terms of how it solves the problems described in paragraph 1. Specifically identify the new or novel features of your invention. Describe the construction and operation of the invention including drawings (flow charts, schematics, block diagrams, mechanical drawings, photographs, etc.) You may attach documentation in the form of letters, memos, engineering notebook pages, etc. if available, or y...