System and method for creating and navigating a linear hypermedia resource program

  • US 8,250,173 B2
  • Filed: 05/26/2011
  • Issued: 08/21/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/06/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for operating at least one web server to present video media elements to a subscriber station, the method comprising:

  • receiving a web page request from the subscriber station by the at least one web server;

    in response to receiving the web page request, the at least one web server accessing a web page for use by a browser of the subscriber station to produce a user interface at the subscriber station that includes;

    a viewing area in which a preview of a first video media element is presented, the preview available for selection to access a corresponding video media element; and

    a map area in which a plurality of icons are presented, each icon representative of a corresponding one of a plurality of second video media elements, the plurality of icons available for selection to access corresponding video media elements; and

    responding to the web page request by the at least one web server by initiating download of the web page to the subscriber station.

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