System and method for interactive video content programming

  • US 20020078456A1
  • Filed: 07/31/2001
  • Published: 06/20/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/14/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for using an interactive video, the method comprising the steps of:

  • displaying a video on a visual display, the video having at least one interface link associated therewith, the interface link adapted to be displayed on the visual display and being linked to ancillary content accessible over a network;

    interacting with the interface link to access the ancillary content;

    interrupting the display of the video at a point in time;

    delivering the ancillary content to the visual display for interaction by a user; and

    continuing the display of the video from the point in time where the display of the video was interrupted after the interaction by the user.

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