(12) United States Patent ao) Patent No.: Us 7,167,730 B2
Shibata et al. (45) Date of Patent: Jan. 23,2007
(54) COMMUNICATION TERMINAL APPARATUS
AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE
SAME, SERVER APPARATUS AND METHOD
OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND
(75) Inventors: Takaaki Shibata, Hamamatsu (JP);
Hiroaki Takahashi, Hamamatsu (JP);
Takuya Takahashi, Hamamatsu (JP);
Atsushi Yamaura, Hamamatsu (JP)
(73) Assignee: Yamaha Corporation, Hamamatsu (JP)
( * ) Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 668 days.
(21) Appl. No.: 10/043,846
(22) Filed: Jan. 11, 2002
(65) Prior Publication Data
US 2002/0094804 Al Jul. 18, 2002
(30) Foreign Application Priority Data
Jan. 15, 2001 (JP) 2001-006834
(51) Int. CI.
(52) U.S. CI 455/566
(58) Field of Classification Search 455/566,
455/567, 419, 414.2 See application file for complete search history.
(56) References Cited
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There is provided a communication terminal apparatus that enables quick response in screen display and quick retrieval of desired melodies in a musical tone data distributing service and reduces a communication fee. A java incoming call melody program including core display data is received from a server apparatus through the Internet and is stored in a RAM. When the stored program is executed, a display screen is formed based on the core display data according to the program and is displayed on a display. A cellular phone receives the distributing service by receiving desired musical tone data from the server apparatus via the Internet using the display screen.
2 Claims, 14 Drawing Sheets