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TV with fingerprint reader

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000197486D
Publication Date: 2010-Jul-12
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Wendy Chen: INVENTOR

Abstract

TV can be locked by fingerprint, correct fingerprint is required for unlock the TV.

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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.

IPD Case # 200903063

Title:

TV with fingerprint readerĀ 

Description of the Invention:

Two purposes can be used for the TV,

1. TV can be locked by fingerprint, correct fingerprint is required for unlock the TV. If fingerprint does not match the ones stored in the system, a password is required to unlock the TV. When TV is locked, it is not operable.

2. Based on different fingerprint that is recognized, program rating that is allowed is set to different level (PG-13, unrated etc.)

Inventor:

Wendy Chen

Invention Disclosure:

What issues/problems does your invention try to address?

Protect ownership for the TV, easy parental control

Explain how your invention overcomes the problems described above.

It can protect TV from being moved without owner's permission; also help parents to guide their children