Systems and methods for displaying information with a perceived partial transparency over a television program

  • US 6,305,016 B1
  • Filed: 10/20/1999
  • Issued: 10/16/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system interactively controlled by a user remote control for displaying a program guide on a display screen, comprising:

  • circuitry for receiving television signals corresponding to a plurality of television channels and for selecting a corresponding one of the plurality of television channels to display on said display screen;

    circuitry for receiving program guide data for the program guide; and

    circuitry for displaying the program guide with a perceived transparency on the selected television channel.

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