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A Method of Blocking Undesirable Information on TV Screen

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000175023D
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-02
Document File: 3 page(s) / 90K

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Libiao Jiang: INVENTOR

Abstract

This invention addresses the issue of "unwanted sport scores." Two tiers of implementation are disclosed.

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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.

IPD Case # 200802144

Title:

A Method of Blocking Undesirable Information on TV Screen

Description of the Invention:

This invention addresses the issue of "unwanted sport scores." Two tiers of implementation are disclosed.

Inventor:

Libiao Jiang

Invention Disclosure:

What issues/problems does your invention try to address?

This invention addresses the issue of "unwanted sport scores". Currently there is no plan to disclose this invention without restriction outside Sony. For example, when two sport events are going on at the same time, the end user may record one sport event while watching another event. He or she will watch the recorded event at later time. During the watching of the live event, he or she does not want to know the score of the other event, which is being recorded and the user wants to watch it fresh from beginning when the live event finishes.

How did others try to address these issues/problems?

They try to keep their eyes away from the streaming scores.

Explain your invention and specifically identify the new and novel features.

My invention uses a method of "On screen blocker" to temporarily cover the sport event score messages, which are usually displayed by the broadcaster at either the top-most or bottom-most part of TV screen.

There are two tiers of implementation about this inven...