Patent Number: 6,166,780

Title: Automated language filter

Abstract: A method and apparatus for analyzing the closed captioned aspect of a video signal for specific undesirable words or phrases and then muting the audio portion of those words or phrases while not affecting the video portion therein while simultaneously modifying the closed captioned signal in order to display only acceptable words or phrases.

Inventors: Bray; James R (Rogers, AR)

Assignee: Principle Solutions, Inc.

International Classification: H04N 5/445 (20060101); H04N 5/60 (20060101); H04N 003/24 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017