Patents by Inventor William Griffin Cherry

William Griffin Cherry 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).

  • Publication number: 20160073161
    Abstract: Messages on a social networking and/or messaging system, such as Twitter or an email system, are accessed and commands within the messages identified. Television programs indicated by the messages are also identified. From this information, commands to schedule recordings of the television programs are issued to a recording system. This provides an efficient mechanism for users to schedule recordings of programs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: William Griffin Cherry, Chaitanya Kanojia, Joseph Thaddeus Lipowski, Alex Moulle-Berteaux, Daniel Anil Bulli
  • Publication number: 20140344857
    Abstract: A graphical user interface implemented on user devices and method for displaying a program guide is disclosed. Upon invocation of a program guide from an active area tab, a program guide overlay is displayed over a video portion of the graphical user interface. Additionally, when the program guide overlay is displayed, a volume of the video portion is lowered or muted and a video portion of the graphical user interface is grayed out.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Chaitanya Kanojia, William Griffin Cherry
  • Publication number: 20140344854
    Abstract: A cloud based video delivery system along with a method and graphical user interface for streaming synchronized video content data to a group of user devices are disclosed. The user devices of the group receive speech to text converted audio (or speech-to-text communications) generated by the different users of their group along with the streaming video content data from the cloud based video delivery system. The speech to text communication and streaming video content data are then displayed on the user devices of the users in a synchronized fashion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Chaitanya Kanojia, William Griffin Cherry
  • Publication number: 20130239146
    Abstract: A Graphical User Interface (GUI) for displaying broadcast television on a mobile device. The GUI is intended for use with a cloud-based digital video recorder and includes a programming guide, allowing users to watch live television or record programs for later viewing. The invention also includes a system for displaying comments about television programs in a social networking environment. The comments are entered and distributed relative to a particular point in a television program rather than in real time, allowing users to comment on a television program even when they are not watching the program at the same time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: AEREO, INC.
    Inventors: William Griffin Cherry, Chaitanya Kanojia