Topical service provides context information for a home network

  • US 7,620,703 B1
  • Filed: 08/10/2000
  • Issued: 11/17/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/10/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A consumer appliance, comprising:

  • an input component responsive to a user-input for initiating retrieval of data by the consumer appliance from a server based on a predetermined URL or an identifier associated with the consumer appliance, the data representing content information about the context of usage of the consumer appliance, wherein the consumer appliance does not require a user to access a web browser or other device in order for the consumer appliance to initiate retrieval of the data.

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