Patents Assigned to Costem Inc.
  • Patent number: 5313297
    Abstract: A system for providing pictures responding to users' remote control is an system for providing digital picture signals of respective programs specified by operation signals from external communication lines. The system comprises a line control equipment for connecting each communication line to its corresponding internal signal line among plural internal signal lines, and plural picture providing equipments connected to the plural internal signal lines, respectively.Each picture providing equipment comprises plural picture storing/reproducing equipments, an operation signal analysis equipment for analyzing the operation signals, and a picture output equipment for making the picture storing/reproducing equipment storing the pictures of specified program output the picture signals of the program, to the line control equipment through the internal signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 1992
    Date of Patent: May 17, 1994
    Assignee: Costem Inc.
    Inventors: Satoshi Fukui, Masato Hata