Remote control device with integrated display screen for controlling a digital video recorder

  • US 8,300,156 B2
  • Filed: 03/22/2011
  • Issued: 10/30/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/19/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A remote control device for a digital video recorder, the remote control device comprising:

  • a wireless receiver for receiving a play list from the digital video recorder, the play list comprising television programs previously recorded by the digital video recorder;

    an integrated display screen for displaying the play list to a user;

    a plurality of user controls for controlling the digital video recorder, at least one user control for receiving a selection of a television program from the play list displayed on the integrated display screen; and

    a wireless transmitter for transmitting an indication of the selected television program to initiate playback of the selected television program.

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