Cedar Lane Technologies Inc. v. LG Electronics USA Inc.

Exhibit 20

Western District of Texas, txwd-1:2020-cv-00413

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Exhibit 20 LG Electronics – Digital Signage Media Player (e.g. WP400) Infringement of the '884 patent Claim 8 Evidence 8. A method comprising: The LG Digital Signage Media Player performs a method of reserving an exclusive use area of a display. For example, the LG Digital Signage Media Player has a Multi-Video Tags feature and a Multi-Screen with PbP/PiP (Picture-by-Picture/Picture-in-Picture) to support exclusive use of a display area by various apps with respective content sources. [1] reserving, by an exclusive The LG Digital Signage Media Player, via an exclusive use manager of the operating system, use manager of an reserves a portion of a display for control by a program that is not part of the operating system. operating system, a sub- The program is executed remotely from the operating system. portion of an operating system controllable For example, the LG Digital Signage Media Player executes webOS as an operating system. [1] The primary display area of a Media Player has a Multi-Video Tags feature that enables the display to be divided into multiple display surface for control areas. An area is for the use of video, which can be sourced by a program executing on a remote by a program that is not server to provide the video content via a web app. part of said operating system and which is executed remotely from the operating system, [1] 1 [1] For example, the LG Digital Signage Media Player also has a Multi-Screen with PbP/PiP feature that enables the display to be divided main screen and secondary screen areas in multiple formats. Each area is for the use by a source of content, which can be an external source. The Content Management System supports content from external sources. 2 [1] [1] wherein the display surface The LG Digital Signage Media Player supports a display surface that has an overscan area that is not 3 has an overscan area not controllable by the operating system. controllable by the operating system; and For example, LG Digital Signage Media Player has an HDMI output for connection to TVs as a display. [1] Many TVs from various manufactures, including LG, support setting the format and size of the image displayed on the screen of a TV. Some of the formats result in the image displayed under the control of the Media Player covering the entire screen (e.g. 1:1, Just Scan, Full Wide formats) whereas as others (e.g. 4:3, 16:9, 14:9 formats) result in areas of the display (e.g. black bars at top/bottom and/or sides of display) that are not controlled by the operating system of the Media Player. [2] [3] [2] 4 [2] [4] facilitating, by the exclusive The LG Digital Signage Media Player facilitates, by the exclusive use manager, the program in use manager, the program rendering contents in the reserved portion of the primary display area and excludes all other in rendering contents in programs and the operating system from using that reserved portion. said reserved sub-portion of the operating system For example, Multi-Video Tags feature of the LG Digital Signage Media Player enables the exclusive controllable primary display use of an area of a display by a program, such as a video sourced by a program executing on a 5 area, excluding all other remote server to provide the video content via a web app. programs, including the operating system, from using or controlling the sub-portion of the operating system controllable primary display area. [1] Additionally, the Multi-Screen with PbP/PiP feature of the LG Digital Signage Media Player enables exclusive use of an area of a display by a source of content, which can be an external source. [1] 6 References: [1] WP400 webOS Signage & Digital Media Player: https://www.lg.com/us/business/digital-signage/lg-wp400 [2] [LG webOS TV] How to set the Screen Size https://www.lg.com/hk_en/support/product-help/CT20136005-1437131896151-others [3] Overscan: You're not seeing the whole picture on your TV https://www.cnet.com/news/overscan-youre-not-seeing-the-whole-picture-on-your-tv/ [4] How to Resize an Image to Fit the Screen of an HDMI Display https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/faq/dh-022 7