ApplicationNo. 878642 filed on 05/05/1992
US Classes:725/23, SYSTEM FOR AWARDING COUPON, TOKEN, OR CREDIT235/375, SYSTEMS CONTROLLED BY DATA BEARING RECORDS705/14, Distribution or redemption of coupon, or incentive or promotion program725/136, Interactive data transmitted in video signal band (e.g., VBI or HBI data)725/141, With diverse device (e.g., personal computer, game player, VCR, etc.)725/142Having particular storage feature
ExaminersPrimary: Eisenzopf, Reinhard J.
Assistant: Urban, Edward F.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassH04N 001/00
AbstractA system for generating product coupons at remote locations. The system includes an apparatus for receiving and storing product information signals broadcast from a central location. The apparatus is connected to a television at the remote location and has a coupon generating unit. The coupon generating unit can generate a product coupon having selectively entered product information thereon. The system further comprises a switch such that stored product information signals can be displayed on the television.