Patent Number: 7,823,176

Title: Digital broadcast receiver

Abstract: FIG. 1 shows an electronic program guide unique to viewer A grouped from an electronic program guide based on electronic program guide data; the program type is set in an (a) column and the display mode of each program is set in a (b) column. In FIG. 1, a news program is displayed in text and a music program is displayed in an icon of musical notes on a music sheet. A sports program is displayed in an icon of a bat and a ball. Since the music program and the sports program are thus displayed in such icon images of reminding the viewer of the program contents, the viewer A can quickly determine the program contents visually.

Inventors: Kitagawa; Masahiko (Kobe, JP), Maehata; Minoru (Kobe, JP), Sasaki; Mitsuru (Kobe, JP), Nakashima; Yasuo (Kobe, JP), Nishizawa; Hideshi (Kobe, JP), Nakamura; Hideki (Kobe, JP), Kamiya; Masahiro (Kobe, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Ten Limited

International Classification: H04N 5/445 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00