Patent Number: 8,817,189

Title: Digital television with improved input selection functionality

Abstract: An apparatus comprising a switching circuit and a display. The switching circuit may be configured to present an output signal in response to a plurality of input signals. The output signal may be generated in response to an active one of the input signals. A user prompt may appear prior to switching to the active one of the input signals. The user prompt may allow a user to confirm or reject switching to the active input. The display circuit may be configured to display information from the output signal.

Inventors: Freund; Joseph M. (Fogelsville, PA), Fratti; Roger A. (Mohnton, PA)

Assignee: LSI Corporation

International Classification: H04N 5/445 (20110101); H04N 5/268 (20060101); H04N 5/50 (20060101); H04N 5/44 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018