View source for On screen VCR programming guide (Patent) ← On screen VCR programming guide (Patent) You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in the group: Users. You can view and copy the source of this page. == Abstract == <p>An apparatus and method for programming a [[Milestones:Development of VHS, a World Standard for Home Video Recording, 1976|VCR]] is provided. The system, utilizing a programming controller, presents a display on the viewer's [[Television|television]] which contains a pattern representing a plurality of time intervals. The user programs the controller by indicating what time intervals on what week and on what channel are to be recorded. The controller then continually compares the current time with the programmed time until a match is found. When a match is found the controller activates the VCR, tunes the VCR to the desired channel, and initiates recording. When the controller determines that the VCR has recorded for the desired length of time, it stops the VCR from further recording and turns off the power to the VCR. </p> == Patent == <p>[[Media:On_screen_VCR_programming_guide.pdf|On screen VCR programming guide]] (pdf)</p> [[Category:Engineering and society]] [[Category:Law_&_government]] [[Category:Patents]] [[Category:Energy]] [[Category:Consumer_electronics]] Return to On screen VCR programming guide (Patent). Retrieved from "http://ethw.org/On_screen_VCR_programming_guide_(Patent)"