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US20130305306 IPTV Session Management  
A session management involves registering at least one IPTV application in a registration table so that the registration table includes at least a respective identifier of the IPTV applications....
US20110035780 IPTV Session Management  
A session management involves registering at least one IPTV application (54) in a registration table (170) so that the registration table (170) comprises at least a respective identifier of the...
US20130061278 Method and System for Implementing Interaction between Set-Top Box (STB) and Home Gateway  
The present invention provides a Set-Top Box, a home gateway, and a method and a system for implementing interaction between the Set-Top Box and the home gateway, and the method comprises: the...
US20110093908 REQUESTING EMERGENCY SERVICES VIA REMOTE CONTROL  
A method and system for contacting emergency service providers may allow using a remote control (RC) at a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) client location. An MCDN user may use the...
US20110231867 SYSTEM AND METHODOLOGY FOR DISTRIBUTED DELIVERY OF ONLINE CONTENT IN RESPONSE TO CLIENT SELECTIONS FROM AN ONLINE CATALOG  
A system and methodology for distributed delivery of online content in response to client selections from an online catalog is described. In one embodiment, for example, a system of the present...
US20140143822 SET TOP BOX WITH CAPABILITY TO SUPPORT USER IDENTIFICATION  
A method includes receiving a request related to a set top box, the request having a public identifier of the set top box and a user account identifier. The public identifier is accessible by a...
US20100299691 System and Method for Personalization of Television Content Provided by a Set-Top Box Based on a User's Context and Uniquifiers  
A method for personalization of television content comprises determining if input information respective of the television content matches one or more uniquifiers of a user of a set-top box (STB),...
US20130276015 VIRTUAL SET-TOP BOXES  
Systems and methods for providing virtual set-top boxes are described. A virtual set-top box associated with at least one of a customer of a service provider or a customer account with the service...
US20110307932 INTEGRATING VIDEO SHARE AND TEXT MESSAGING WITH SET-TOP BOX AND ACCESS POINT  
System(s), method(s), and device(s) providing converged wireline and wireless services in part by employing a set-top box (STB) with machine-to-machine (M2M) communication are presented. The STB,...
US20060179470 INTERACTIVE PROMOTIONAL METHOD  
A method of promoting an entity such as people, products, and property. The method includes the steps of receiving descriptive information about the entity, receiving a video segment of the...
US20140115646 Integration of Untrusted Applications and Frameworks with a Secure Operating System Environment  
A set top box or like device utilizing trusted applications in conjunction with an untrusted software framework. In one implementation, trusted or certified applications are received from a...
US20130031592 SMART SET-TOP BOX AND OPERATION METHOD FOR SMART SERVICE AND DIGITAL TELEVISION SERVICE USING SINGLE OPERATING SYSTEM  
A smart set-top box (STB) that provides a smart service and a digital television (DTV) service using a single operating system may be provided. The STB may load applications designed based on an...
US20130007824 Match-rule based service message transfer method and system  
The disclosure provides a match-rule based service message transfer method and system in the IPTV, to address the problems in the IPTV message system of message storing and backlog, low push...
US20090165068 NETWORK VIDEO SYSTEM FOR A TELEVISION TO BROADCAST A COMPUTER NETWORK VIDEO PROGRAM  
A network video system for a television to broadcast a computer network video program includes a peer-to-peer (P2P) video service platform, a computer, a network video decoder, and a television....
US20120079546 CATALOG SLICING IN A VIDEO PROVISIONING SYSTEM  
A system, associated with a video provisioning system, may receive a hierarchical representation of categories and subcategories associated with a catalog of video assets; and condense the...
US20110067079 System and Method of Analyzing Internet Protocol Television Content for Closed-Captioning Information  
An Internet Protocol television (IPTV) system includes a selector module that selects a content item and sends a stream of the content item to a set-top box. The set-top box analyzes content...
US20110023073 Systems and Methods to Order A Content Item Deliverable Via A Television Service  
Methods and systems of ordering a content item that is deliverable via a television service are disclosed. In one embodiment, ordering a content item that is deliverable via a television service...
US20140282779 TELEVISION SERVICE PROVIDED SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE  
A social network service for use by a television service provider is disclosed. The social network service allows a subscriber to connect and interact with other subscribers based on program...
US20140237530 METHODS, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS, AND VIRTUAL SERVERS FOR A VIRTUAL COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT  
Implementation of a virtual service includes connecting a set top box (STB) of a first user to a STB of a second user and a STB of a third user, providing a first video of the first and second...
US20120096503 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING COMPANION SERVICES TO CUSTOMER EQUIPMENT USING AN IP-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for providing companion services to customer premises equipment (CPE) using an IP-based service infrastructure. The infrastructure allows IP-enabled...
US20120001759 USING IPTV AS HEALTH MONITOR  
An IPTV can receive a user name and present a screen enabling a user by means of a remote control to select health information categories, inputting numeric parameters into the selected categories...
US20140282780 ENHANCED BROADCAST TELEVISION FOR PORTABLE DEVICES  
An enhanced manner of providing broadcast television to portable devices is disclosed, including tuner assistance, improvements in recording and datacasting content, and assisting users in...
US20140282699 ENHANCED BROADCAST TELEVISION FOR PORTABLE DEVICES  
An enhanced manner of datacasting and providing broadcast television to portable devices is disclosed, including tuner assistance, improvements in recording and datacasting content, and assisting...
US20110067077 System and Method of Analyzing Internet Protocol Television Content Credits Information  
An Internet Protocol television (IPTV) system is disclosed. The system includes a selector module that is adapted to select a content item based upon metadata information associated with the...
US20100043040 INTERACTIVE VIEWING OF SPORTS VIDEO  
A primary video stream of a sporting event may be provided via the Internet. In addition, at least one secondary video stream of the sporting event may be provided via the Internet. Moreover,...
US20060218618 Dual display interactive video  
The disclosed process provides software based business methods for interactive content dissemination over the internet and a revenue framework for billing and tracking in relationship to usage by...
US20080092189 Web video distribution system for e-commerce, information-based or services websites  
A method of presenting video content to clients of an e-commerce, information-based or services website is provided enabling their website designers or providers to benefit from the vastly growing...
US20120036524 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING USING AN INTERNET TELEVISION  
A system and method for social networking using an Internet television (TV) associated with an Internet TV set-top box are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user is allowed to register in a social...
US20140208345 VIRTUAL SET-TOP BOX  
A virtual set-top box (vSTB) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical STB, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical STB to process IPTV...
US20130007826 VIRTUAL SET-TOP BOX  
A virtual set-top box (vSTB) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical STB, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical STB to process IPTV...
US20100299707 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING METADATA OF APPLICATION PROVIDING IPTV SERVICE  
A method and apparatus for receiving metadata regarding an application providing an internet protocol television (IPTV) service, in which a metadata request message for requesting metadata...
US20100313232 INTEGRATED SATELLITE-TV BROADBAND WIRELESS SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for combining a satellite broadcast system with a wireless system are described. The system comprises a satellite receive antenna and a wireless system device coupled thereto,...
US20120284744 Automated playlist generation  
A method and system for generating playlist includes retrieving a plurality of multimedia content from a multimedia database in response to a selection received from a user and generating a...
US20110085077 CONTENT REPRODUCTION DEVICE  
A content reproduction device has a television broadcast reception function and an Internet connection function, and includes a detection unit and a reproduction-output switching unit. The...
US20150256883 ADVANCED USER INTERFACE AND CONTROL PARADIGM INCLUDING CONTEXTUAL COLLABORATION FOR MULTIPLE SERVICE OPERATOR EXTENDED FUNCTIONALITY OFFERS  
Methods and systems for presenting information regarding multiple categories of content are provided. In addition, methods and systems that suggest activities by a user in relation to content and...
US20080244671 NOTIFICATION FOR INTERACTIVE CONTENT  
A system may provide a video program or information associated with the video program on a video display device, and provide an interactive content icon on the video display device. The...
US20110069178 MULTIMEDIA INTERACTIVE SIMULATOR  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a device, including a centralized controller to: distribute multimedia content to permit a television (TV)...
US20110030023 INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER CALLBACK FOR SATELLITE SYSTEMS  
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for delivering purchase information comprising storing purchase information for a purchase of a user in a set top box. The set...
US20150067742 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTEXT BASED SPLITTING AND TRANSMISSION OF BROADCAST CONTENT  
A method and system is provided for context based splitting of a broadcast content stream and transmission of a relevant broadcast content out of said broadcast content stream to at least one edge...
US20130305292 MEDIA SYNCHRONIZATION WITHIN HOME NETWORK USING SET-TOP BOX AS GATEWAY  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for transmitting TV program related content to IP connected devices on a home network, or other local area network. Users can watch...
US20050086686 Digital broadcast message system  
A digital broadcast message system includes a network of high-resolution display panels capable of broadcasting video and photographic images, as well as text. Each of the display panels is...
US20080046945 Television system having internet web browsing capability  
A television system for providing standard television programming and Internet browsing includes a television set for viewing digital and/or analog programming and includes a memory storage device...
US20130347047 CONTENT REPRODUCTION DEVICE, CONTENT REPRODUCTION SYSTEM, AND CONTENT REPRODUCTION METHOD  
A content reproduction device including: an obtaining unit configured to obtain the content including plural segments on a per segment basis from a server through a communication network, each of...
US20150264448 Interactive personal/internet protocol television reservation system, reservation plan management method and device  
An Interactive Personal/Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) reservation system, and a reservation plan management method and device are provided. A reservation server receives a reservation plan...
US20140304755 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISCOVERING INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEVISION SERVICE (IPTV) PROVIDER AND IPTV SERVICE BY USING SESSION INITIATION PROTOCOL  
Provided are a method and apparatus by which a first entity receives information about one or more Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service providers or information about one or more IPTV...
US20110145876 APPARATUS FOR PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ENTITLEMENT, METHOD THEREOF, AND SETTOP BOX IN IPTV BROADCAST SYSTEM  
Disclosed is an apparatus for purchase and delivery of entitlement in an IPTV broadcast system according to an embodiment of the present invention that includes: an entitlement purchase...
US20120227077 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USER DEFINED STREAMS CONTAINING USER-SPECIFIED FRAMES OF MULTI-MEDIA CONTENT  
Systems and methods are described that allow a user to mix multiple sources of multimedia content from the Web, such as social network accounts, RSS feeds, and other sources of multi-media...
US20150172783 BROADCAST SERVICE TRANSMITTING METHOD, BROADCASTING SERVICE RECEIVING METHOD AND BROADCAST SERVICE RECEIVING APPARATUS  
A method of receiving a broadcast service is provided. The method includes receiving uncompressed audio or video content, obtaining information regarding a channel of the uncompressed audio or...
US20140304754 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR LIVE VIDEO/AUDIO BROADCASTING  
One embodiment of the present invention is directed to a system for live video/audio broadcasting (e.g., game broadcasting). Another embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method for...
US20150189382 MULTI-SOURCE ASSISTED CONTENT DELIVERING SYSTEM  
While receiving content from a source via a first connection, a receiver determines the connection is interrupted, selects an alternative source, and continues to receive the content from the...