new form of "entertainment" possibly on it's way

Discussion in 'Entertainment & Sports' started by ElementalDragon, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Interesting how blatantly dumb some of these patents really are.
     
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    so i'm assuming you got the idea of what the patent is about?
     
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    technokid88 Part of a System Folding Team

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    is this patten for on demand transmision and billing
     
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    no...... not quite. i'll give ya a hint. it's a patent for something we've always hated about our computers (or at least visiting some websites on our computers), but for television
     
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    technokid88 Part of a System Folding Team

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    thats weird, when i clicked on your link it took me to some tv patent
    http://appft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220060064700%22.PGNR.&OS=DN/20060064700&RS=DN/20060064700

    is it for recording stuff on your pc... if not what is it for then

    CONCLUSION

    [0095] The techniques described above enable configurable notifications to be presented to television viewers based on a channel change event. Although the invention has been described in language specific to structural features and/or methodological steps, it is to be understood that the invention defined in the appended claims is not necessarily limited to the specific features or steps described. Rather, the specific features and steps are disclosed as preferred forms of implementing the claimed invention.
     
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  7. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Poop Ups. Fur TV.
     
  8. ElementalDragon

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    Steevo got it. apparently MS made a patent for a way of delivering pop-ups to your TV between changing the channel (i think).
     
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    That would suck
     
  10. melon

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    The future of HDTV is copy protection and ad bombardment.

    And then we'll be looking back on our halcyon analog days.

    Melon
     
  11. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I'm hanging on as long as I can :laugh: