Patents by Inventor Marcus Bernhardson

Marcus Bernhardson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8375411
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic program guide system comprising: receiving means for receiving at least one electronic program guide corresponding to a broadcast program; selecting means for selecting a desired program from said electronic program guide; notification means for creating a notification for the program selected from said electronic program guide; communication means for access to a communications network; transmission means for transmitting a notification of the program selected from said electronic program guide to at least one remote electronic program guide system using said communications network; and reception means for receiving a notification from a remote electronic program guide system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Nokia Corporation
    Inventors: Karin Axelsson, Marcus Bernhardson, Conny Forsander, Fredrik Paulsson
  • Publication number: 20120084816
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic program guide system associated with a broadcast receiver in a broadcast system, said electronic program guide system comprising: receiving means for receiving at least one electronic program guide corresponding to the broadcast system; first display generation means for generating display of said electronic program guide in a first display area of a display unit associated with said broadcast receiver; selecting means for selecting a desired program from said electronic program guide; tuning means for controlling a tuner of the associated broadcast receiver to tune to the selected program; second display generation means for generating display of the selected program in a second display area of said display unit; and storage means for storing parameters identifying said selected program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: Nokia Corporation
    Inventors: Karin Axelsson, Marcus Bernhardson, Conny Forsander, Fredrik Paulsson
  • Patent number: 6976228
    Abstract: A digital interactive television set has a graphical user interface for displaying content from a plurality of different sources on its screen e.g. from digital satellite or cable broadcasts or through the Internet, the interface comprising: a focus region (16), and horizontally and vertically extending scroll bars (H, V) which each comprise a plurality of scroll bar elements that can be scrolled successively through the focus region, the scroll bar elements of the horizontal scroll bar signifying groupings of content sources. Elements of the horizontal scroll bar are scrolled individually into the focus region, and the scroll bar elements of the vertical scroll bar signify content sources which are included within a grouping thereof associated with the individual element of the horizontal scroll bar, so that the scroll bar elements of the vertical scroll bar can then be scrolled through the focus region to select a content source of the grouping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Nokia Corporation
    Inventor: Marcus Bernhardson
  • Patent number: 6910191
    Abstract: A digital interactive television set device for selecting program guide data corresponding to available programming content. A processor filters the programming guide data according to different filter categories and also individual filter ranges associated with respective categories, and provides a corresponding display on the television. A graphical user interface provides a horizontal scroll bar with scroll bar elements signifying individual filter ranges of the filter categories, such that when selected individually, scroll bar elements of a vertical scroll bar signify individual program content items from the program data that fall within the filter category and range of the selected horizontal bar element, at least one of the scroll bar elements of the horizontal scroll bar comprising a multiple depiction of more than one of the individual filter ranges of filter categories, whereby an individual one of the filter ranges may be selected from the multiple depiction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2005
    Assignee: Nokia Corporation
    Inventors: Tomas Segerberg, Marcus Bernhardson
  • Publication number: 20030090524
    Abstract: A digital interactive television set has a programming guide data selection device for selecting program guide data corresponding to available programming content. A processor (2) is operable to filter the programming guide data according to different filter categories such as time, channel and content type, and also individual filter ranges associated with the respective categories, and provide a corresponding display on the television set by means of a graphical user interface process (27).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2001
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Tomas Segerberg, Marcus Bernhardson
  • Publication number: 20030005448
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic program guide system comprising: receiving means for receiving at least one electronic program guide corresponding to a broadcast program; selecting means for selecting a desired program from said electronic program guide; notification means for creating a notification for the program selected from said electronic program guide; communication means for access to a communications network; transmission means for transmitting a notification of the program selected from said electronic program guide to at least one remote electronic program guide system using said communications network; and reception means for receiving a notification from a remote electronic program guide system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: Karin Axelsson, Marcus Bernhardson, Conny Forsander, Fredrik Paulsson
  • Publication number: 20030005440
    Abstract: A method of managing Electronic Program Guide data in a digital entertainment system comprising a multimedia terminal is described. The method comprises the steps of retrieving Electronic Program Guide data, transferring the Electronic Program Guide data to a mobile terminal; editing the Electronic Program Guide data in mobile terminal; and transferring the Electronic Program Guide data to the multimedia terminal. This provides for efficient managing of an Electronic Program Guide in a system comprising a multimedia terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: Karin Axelsson, Marcus Bernhardson, Conny Forsander, Fredrik Paulsson
  • Publication number: 20030001898
    Abstract: A digital interactive television set has a graphical user interface for displaying content from a plurality of different sources on its screen e.g. from digital satellite or cable broadcasts or through the Internet, the interface comprising: a focus region (16), and horizontally and vertically extending scroll bars (H, V) which each comprise a plurality of scroll bar elements that can be scrolled successively through the focus region, the scroll bar elements of the horizontal scroll bar signifying groupings of content sources. Elements of the horizontal scroll bar are scrolled individually into the focus region, and the scroll bar elements of the vertical scroll bar signify content sources which are included within a grouping thereof associated with the individual element of the horizontal scroll bar, so that the scroll bar elements of the vertical scroll bar can then be scrolled through the focus region to select a content source of the grouping.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventor: Marcus Bernhardson
  • Publication number: 20030005443
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic program guide system associated with a broadcast receiver in a broadcast system, said electronic program guide system comprising: receiving means for receiving at least one electronic program guide corresponding to the broadcast system; first display generation means for generating display of said electronic program guide in a first display area of a display unit associated with said broadcast receiver; selecting means for selecting a desired program from said electronic program guide; tuning means for controlling a tuner of the associated broadcast receiver to tune to the selected program; second display generation means for generating display of the selected program in a second display area of said display unit; and storage means for storing parameters identifying said selected program; and wherein additional program selections causes tuning and display of the additionally selected programs in the second display area and addition of parameters identifying the add
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: Karin Axelsson, Marcus Bernhardson, Conny Forsander, Fredrik Paulsson