US 9,813,755 B2
Display apparatus and controlling methods thereof
Joo-heon Lee, Suwon-si (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Mar. 18, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/661,760.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2014-0046464 (KR), filed on Apr. 18, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0301783 A1, Oct. 22, 2015
Int. Cl. H04N 21/431 (2011.01); G09G 5/14 (2006.01); H04N 5/45 (2011.01); H04N 21/462 (2011.01); H04N 21/47 (2011.01)
CPC H04N 21/4312 (2013.01) [H04N 5/45 (2013.01); H04N 21/4314 (2013.01); H04N 21/4622 (2013.01); H04N 21/47 (2013.01); G09G 5/14 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of controlling a display apparatus, the method comprising:
displaying a screen comprising a plurality of content areas which display different contents from each other;
in response to a channel control signal being received, determining at least one content area to which the channel control signal can be applied among the plurality of content areas;
when it is determined that the channel control signal can be applied to two or more content areas among the plurality of content areas which are currently displayed, displaying a user interface (UI) screen for selecting a content area to be controlled using the channel control signal among the two or more content areas; and
in response to at least one content area being selected from the UI screen, controlling a channel control operation of the selected at least one content area, based on the channel control signal.