Premium interactive communication system
Pictorial information retrieval system
Interactive video/telephone transmission system
Auto television theater
Dedicated channel interactive cable television system
Cable television with controlled signal substitution
Subscriber station for providing multiple services to a subscriber
ApplicationNo. 06/930207 filed on 11/14/1986
US Classes:725/86, USER-REQUESTED VIDEO PROGRAM SYSTEM725/105, VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WITH UPSTREAM COMMUNICATION725/116Control process
ExaminersPrimary: George, Keith E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassH04N 7/173 (20060101)
AbstractA method using a programmed data processor to operate a cable television system wherein a subscriber can select video information to be displayed on a common channel of the television monitors of all subscribers. The subscriber accesses the data processor by use of a touch tone telephone and selects video information to be broadcast by inputting a digital code using his touch tone telephone. The data processor processes the signal generated, retrieves the video information from memory and places it on queue to be broadcast.