Method and system for information dissemination using television signals

  • US 6,330,334 B1
  • Filed: 07/26/2000
  • Issued: 12/11/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for receiving and storing audio for subsequent playback, comprising the acts of:

  • providing a tuner to receive television signals;

    receiving the television signals including audio at the tuner, wherein the audio is carried in the vertical blanking interval of the television signals;

    storing the received audio in a memory;

    associating a designation with the stored audio;

    associating a menu selection with the designation;

    presenting a menu that includes the menu selection;

    using the designation to access the stored audio in response to the menu selection being selected on the menu; and

    outputting the accessed audio.

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