Patent Number: 6,806,913

Title: Apparatus and method for processing additional information in data broadcast system

Abstract: In an apparatus and method for processing a data broadcast signal, additional information contained in a TV broadcast signal can be easily selected and acquired without a time limit by using a still picture. Additional information corresponding to the still picture from additional information transmitted in real time with a moving picture broadcast program is processed, and the additional information is stored, together with still picture information matched with the additional information, so that an object of the additional information included in the moving picture or a picture swiftly changing can be accurately selected from the still picture without a time limit. As a result, additional information corresponding to the selected object is easily acquired. In addition, additional information can be easily searched using still pictures corresponding to additional information stored in a memory.

Inventors: Kim; Joon-Hwan (Seoul, KR), Ju; Pil-Sang (Suwon-si, KR), Pan; Young-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 5/445 (20060101); H04N 5/44 (20060101); H04N 5/45 (20060101); H04N 005/445 ()

Expiration Date: 10/19/2021