Broadcast interactive multimedia system Patent #: 5617565
ApplicationNo. 814286 filed on 03/10/1997
US Classes:380/200, VIDEO CRYPTOGRAPHY348/467, Data format380/278, Key distribution709/218, Using interconnected networks713/150, MULTIPLE COMPUTER COMMUNICATION USING CRYPTOGRAPHY715/716, On screen video or audio system interface715/733, For plural users or sites (e.g., network)715/741Access control or permission
ExaminersPrimary: Buczinski, Stephen C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesH04N 007/167
AbstractA system for accessing the Internet based on an Internet information pointer encoded in a video signal. The system includes a video display adapted to display a video portion of the video signal. The system also includes an Internet access device including a decoder adapted to extract the Internet information pointer encoded in the video signal, the access device being adapted to connect to the Internet to access the Internet based on the extracted Internet information pointer.