US 9,813,752 B2
System and a method adapted to display EPG media content from the world wide web
Mattias Hjelmstedt, Sollentuna (SE); and Mats Johan Liseborn, Gustavsberg (SE)
Assigned to MAGINE HOLDING AB, Stockholm (SE)
Filed by Magine Holding AB, Stockholm (SE)
Filed on Nov. 3, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/531,017.
Application 14/531,017 is a continuation of application No. PCT/SE2013/000119, filed on Jul. 26, 2013.
Claims priority of application No. 1200467 (SE), filed on Jul. 27, 2012; and application No. 1300294 (SE), filed on Apr. 22, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0052557 A1, Feb. 19, 2015
Int. Cl. H04N 21/422 (2011.01); H04N 5/445 (2011.01); H04N 21/258 (2011.01); H04N 21/4363 (2011.01); H04N 21/472 (2011.01); H04N 21/61 (2011.01); H04N 21/418 (2011.01); H04N 21/4227 (2011.01); H04N 21/426 (2011.01); H04N 21/432 (2011.01); H04N 21/433 (2011.01); H04N 21/4627 (2011.01); H04N 21/4782 (2011.01); H04N 21/482 (2011.01); H04N 21/6587 (2011.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04N 5/44 (2011.01)
CPC H04N 21/42209 (2013.01) [H04N 5/445 (2013.01); H04N 21/25875 (2013.01); H04N 21/4183 (2013.01); H04N 21/4222 (2013.01); H04N 21/4227 (2013.01); H04N 21/42207 (2013.01); H04N 21/42221 (2013.01); H04N 21/42222 (2013.01); H04N 21/42684 (2013.01); H04N 21/4325 (2013.01); H04N 21/4334 (2013.01); H04N 21/43635 (2013.01); H04N 21/43637 (2013.01); H04N 21/4627 (2013.01); H04N 21/4782 (2013.01); H04N 21/47202 (2013.01); H04N 21/4821 (2013.01); H04N 21/6125 (2013.01); H04N 21/6587 (2013.01); H04W 4/001 (2013.01); H04N 2005/4425 (2013.01)] 27 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of displaying media content through an on screen electronic program guide (EPG), comprising:
providing an electronic program guide (EPG) from a backend system to a client device, the EPG including a graphical user interface graphically showing (a) a menu listing in a column direction a plurality of broadcast channels on which live media content is currently broadcast and for each broadcast channel a listing of programs in time slots along a row direction and depicting, in real time, which of the programs are available, the backend system configured to stream the live media content to a display apparatus and (b) a graphical element extending in the column direction and across all displayed rows indicating current point in time of broadcasting; and
effecting selection by a user, via the graphical user interface, media content already broadcast at an earlier point in time for current streaming from the backend system to the display apparatus by scrolling the graphical element in the row direction.