A method and system for auxiliary data detection. Data is received on a hand-held device from a display of a signal on a monitor. The signal is visually displayed on the monitor at a frequency. A modulated video signal is received on the hand-held device from a display device. The modulated video signal contains auxiliary …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Edward J. Koplar
Assignees (initial): Koplar Interactive Systems International L.L.C. (St. Louis, US)
Agents: Christopher R. Carroll (attorney), The Small Patent Law Group LLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Hunter B Lonsberry (USPTO dept. 2427)


  • 1. A method comprising: …
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein the auxiliary data is encoded within at least …
  • 3. The method of claim 1 , wherein the mobile electronic device is a mobile …

Cited documents


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  • Nemirofsky US 5953047 A / 725/23, Sep. 1, 1999
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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a perspective view schematically illustrating use of any of several embodiments of an interactive card in accordance with and embodying the present invention. FIG. 2A is a perspective …



The present invention relates to interactive hand-held devices, and more particularly to methods and apparatuses for receiving and decoding modulated signals for use by hand-held devices, and receiving benefits …

Cross-Reference to Related Applications

This application is a continuation of U.S. application Ser. No. 12/979,834, filed on 28 Dec. 2010 (the '834 Application“), which is a continuation of U.S. Pat. No. 7,886,329, filed on 29 Jul. …

Detailed Description

Referring to FIG. 1 , in a system of the invention, and in accordance with the various methods herein described, composite video signals are received and projected by a display …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The drawings include the following: Perspective external view of another, Perspective external view of an embodiment, Method and System for Auxiliary, Perspective view schematically illustrating use of any of several, the patent is illustrated by 14 drawings, the grant number is 08850468, originally classified under Interactive Opinion Polling, the application was examined by Hunter B Lonsberry (2427 USPTO department), developed by Edward J. Koplar, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, located in St. Louis (US), the assignee organization is Koplar Interactive Systems International L.L.C., the recorded agent's name is Christopher R. Carroll, the published inventor's name is Edward J. Koplar, the inventor's address - St. Louis, MO, the assignee classification - a United States company, the invention is named Method and System for Auxiliary Data Detection and Delivery, 20 figures are supplied with the description, numbered 13/770,394 (application), similar classification categories are Selecting from multiple inputs or sources, Mixing, Local server or headend, usage data, e.g. number of copies or viewings allowed, Receiver, obtaining special effects, modifying the colour signals by gamma correction, Cache memory, Processing of colour television signals in connection with recording, Disassembling of a multiplex stream, e.g. demultiplexing audio and video streams or extraction of additional data from a video stream, Remultiplexing of multiplex streams, Extraction or processing of SI, Disassembling of packetised elementary stream, Details of scanning heads, using cathode ray tubes, Two-way, obtaining special effects, Billing in Video Distribution System, the patent was granted on Sep. 30, 2014, claims 1-29 comprise the invention scope, the application was published on Feb. 19, 2013.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Interactive Opinion Polling, Monomedia components thereof, Processing of additional data, e.g. decrypting of additional data or reconstructing software from modules extracted from the transport stream, Structure of client, Structure of client peripherals, With diverse device, With diverse device, with two-way working, e.g. subscriber sending a programme selection signal, End-user applications, Content or additional data management e.g. creating a master electronic program guide from data received from the Internet and a Head-end or controlling the complexity of a video stream by scaling the resolution or bit-rate based on the client capabilities, With diverse device, Constructional details, e.g. mounting of circuits in the carrier, Interactive product selection, Marketing, e.g. market research and analysis, surveying, promotions, advertising, buyer profiling, customer management or rewards, Price estimation or determination, External card to be used in combination with the client device, e.g. for conditional access, receiving rewards. The designated search classifications include Interactive product selection, receiving rewards, With diverse device, System for Awarding Coupon, Token, or Credit, With diverse device, With diverse device, Operator Interface.

Patent details
Publication number 08850468
Publication date Sep. 30, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/770,394
Application date Feb. 19, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 725/24
Total number of claims 29
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 14
Number of figures 20
Terminal disclaimer
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