Patent Number: 7,535,350

Title: Broadcast receiver receiving emergency alert signal and method of processing the emergency alert signal

Abstract: A broadcast receiver is provided for processing an emergency alert signal. The broadcast receiver includes: a reception unit receiving the emergency alert signal; and a home network-linking unit converting the received emergency alert signal into a packet and transmitting the packet to a home network system connected to the broadcast receiver. The home network-linking unit includes: a priority comparison unit determining the priority of the received emergency alert signal; a policy determination unit determining an alert processing policy to be executed by the home network system according to the priority of the received emergency alert signal; and a packet conversion unit converting the emergency alert signal into the packet to be transmitted to the home network system.

Inventors: Shin; Jung-min (Seongnam-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G08B 21/00 (20060101); G06F 13/00 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101); H04Q 1/30 (20060101); G08B 5/22 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101); G06F 3/00 (20060101); G06F 9/44 (20060101); G06F 9/46 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-19 0:00:00