Display selection in a video-on-demand system

  • US 6,757,907 B1
  • Filed: 02/09/2000
  • Issued: 06/29/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/09/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A video-on demand system comprising:

  • a first communication interface configured to transfer first video signals to a first communication system using a first bandwidth;

    a second communication interface configured to transfer a control screen signal and second video signals to a second communication system using a second bandwidth that is less than the first bandwidth; and

    a processing system configured to transfer the control screen signal to the second communication interface, receive a viewer control signal from the second communication interface, and transfer the first video signals to the first communication interface if the first communication system is indicated by the viewer control signal or transfer the second video signals to the second communication interface if the second communication system is indicated by the viewer control signal.

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