Apparatus and methods for network access using a set top box and television

  • US 6,381,748 B1
  • Filed: 05/02/1997
  • Issued: 04/30/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/02/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. Apparatus for retrieving and retransmitting data processing network information in response to a user selection request, comprising:

  • means for transmitting first selection information to be displayed on a television;

    means for receiving a user selection request based on the transmitted first selection information;

    means for retrieving data processing network information, in a network format, corresponding to the user selection request;

    means for transforming the data processing network information from the network format having a first interactive element to a television format having a second interactive element; and

    means for transmitting the data processing network information in the television format to the television.

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