Resident Program Guide – The Resident Program Guide is the program guide, very probably an EPG/IPG, that the interactive application offers the TV viewer. It could be based in the end-user's electronic device such as a set-top box, or at the network operator's server.

Application Programming Interface - (API)

Cross-platform EPG Client

Digital Media Adapter

Digital Media Receiver (DMR) (Network Media Device)

Interactive TV Application


Microsoft Interactive Program Guide

On-demand User Interface

Timeshifting (Time Shifting)