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US20110119720 Set Top Box With Capability to Support User Identification  
A method for performing a service action on a particular set top box based on a particular private identifier associated with the particular set top box is disclosed. At a database associated with...
US20110078757 PROVISIONING A SET-TOP BOX  
A method of provisioning a set-top box (STB) with a provisioning server is disclosed. In the method, a provisioning request is received from a STB, where the provisioning request includes a...
US20050125841 Technique for effectively utilizing limited bandwidth of a communications network to deliver programming content  
To effectively utilize the bandwidth of a cable TV network, which is limited, analog TV program material is digitized and compressed before its transmission over the network. The resulting signals...
US20110067043 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ADVERTISING-ON-DEMAND  
A TV advertisement server (TA server) and method of providing advertising-on-demand includes a TV, a set-top-box (STB) connected with the TV, and connected with the STB. When the STB sends a...
US20110030024 GRID RECORDING FOR VIDEO-ON-DEMAND  
A set top box determines DVR requests that the set top box is not able to record based on a number of scheduled DVR requests. The set top box provides the DVR request to a DVR management server....
US20110093900 GATEWAY APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY IN A NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus for the delivery of digital content in a network. In one embodiment, the digital content comprises internet content received from an Internet host server in a first container...
US20060090189 Device for receiving a signal containing text information that can be used for programming the reception  
In a device (1) for receiving a signal (S) that can be received via a selectable reception channel, which signal (S) represents visually presentable video information (VI) and text information...
US20150067754 SYSTEM FOR CONTENT DELIVERY  
A system for and method of transmitting audio and visual programming content, by identifying an amount of broadcast transmission capacity available for transmitting the content to one or more...
US20150189373 EFFICIENT CHANNEL SURFING IN A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION NETWORK  
Methods and systems to improve the efficiency of a content delivery system. A local distribution node is introduced to the network, between the content provider and the end user device (i.e., the...
US20090320084 PROVIDING PROGRAM RESTART FUNCTIONALITY IN A DIGITAL VIDEO NETWORK  
A technique for providing program restart functionality in a digital video network involves receiving requests from different end-user devices to restart a program and servicing the program...
US20050183133 Web-based television  
In a transmission system, a web site (90) stores information parts for providing additional information and/or functionality for corresponding content parts of a transmitted title. The content...
US20070094696 Digital broadcast receiver apparatus, digital broadcast receiving method and program  
A digital broadcast receiver apparatus includes: a detection section that detects a receivable digital broadcast wave; a list production section that produces a list by associating pieces of...
US20100333161 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECORDING AND TIME-SHIFTING PROGRAMMING IN A TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WITH LIMITED CONTENT RETENTION  
Various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter provide methods and systems to record broadcast programming for at least one television channel for a period of time, wherein the recording is...
US20070240190 Method and system for enhancing the experience of a spectator attending a live sporting event  
Method for enhancing the experience of a spectator attending a venue hosting a live sporting event. The method includes receiving locally of the venue a signal containing a plurality of video...
US20050010961 System for providing live and pre-recorded audio-video content to a plurality of portals over the Internet  
A system for providing audiovisual media to a plurality of portals on a network including a central request server on the network that stores the media, at least one requesting portal that...
US20070192817 Fiber distribution hub with outside accessible grounding terminals  
The present disclosure relates to a telecommunications distribution hub having a cabinet that defines a primary compartment. The cabinet also includes one or more main doors for accessing the...
US20150026710 Method and Device for Receiving and Providing Programs  
A method for providing programs, the method includes: (i) providing a program multiplex to multiple users device; (ii) considering a removal of at least one program from the multiplex in response...
US20100005489 TARGETED ADVERTISEMENT DELIVERY  
A media delivery kiosk can be deployed at an establishment to deliver targeted advertisements to people waiting in the establishment. Through the analysis of demographic information,...
US20060282870 Digital video receiving system and its method  
This invention discloses a digital video receiving system and its method. The system sets a receiving module based on a DVB-T and a DVB-H protocol to receive the digital video of the corresponding...
US20100146559 FEEDBACK BASED BROADCAST SCHEDULING  
Systems and methodologies are described that facilitated generating a broadcast schedule of content based on user feedback. Users can provide feedback such as ratings, interest (e.g., like or...
US20090044238 VIDEO PLAYBACK APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROVIDING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD AND PROGRAM  
A video playback apparatus for playing back a recorded program video which is connected with an ECG server for providing information related to a program through a communication network includes a...
US20090165069 TRANSFER OF INFORMATION FROM AN INFORMATION NODE TO A BROADCAST PROGRAMMING RECEIVER  
A method is provided for transferring information from an information node to a broadcast programming receiver, such as, for example, a satellite or cable set-top box receiving broadcast...
US20070283391 Method and system for partitioning television channels in a platform  
A method and system for partitioning television channels in a platform. A method involves creating partitions for a platform, associating each of one or more television channels with one of the...
US20070186247 Processing program content material  
A method and system to process program content material are described herein. A received data stream includes program content data associated with a particular program and includes index data...
US20080120675 Home gateway for multiple units  
A home gateway for a home media network. The home gateway comprises a number of input interfaces each configured for receiving encrypted & unencrypted data from a content source, a layout...
US20070101388 Receiver apparatus and receiving method  
The present invention relates to a battery-type DVB-H mobile receiver. DVB-H service data are transmitted on transmission channels as bursts with off times of several seconds being provided in...
US20060253884 Methods and systems for network based capture of television viewer generated clickstreams  
Methods and systems provide clickstream captures at a remote component, such as a video control system of a television network, by receiving user commands generated by the viewer that are sent to...
US20080010661 TECHNIQUES TO DETERMINE TRANSMISSION QUALITY OF A SIGNAL PROPOGATION MEDIUM  
Techniques are described that can be used to identify a defective communication channel in a communications network. A decoder in a receiver may decode a signal received from a network. The...
US20060031908 Integrated machine readable code reader and an A/V telecommunications device  
A method of delivering content to an A/V telecommunication device in response to a scanned code is performed by reading a machine readable code and sending a signal to a host server in response to...
US20100293587 FAST CHANNEL CHANGE HANDLING OF LATE MULTICAST JOIN  
In an internet protocol television (IPTV) system, fast channel change (FCC) transactions that experience late multicast joins are handled specially, thereby allowing the system to be provisioned...
US20050055729 Video broadcasting with return channel  
A TV broadcasting system comprises: an outward broadcast link to reach each of a plurality of user receiver installations via satellite or via a terrestrial channel, and a return link from each of...
US20060248567 Signal transmission system and method  
The present invention relates to a signal transmission system for inserting a communication signal within an upstream and downstream signal. An upstream converter inserts the communication signal...
US20090019496 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING VIA A NETWORK OF AN INTERACTIVE MOVIE  
The present invention relates to a system for transferring an interactive walkthrough movie located at a server via a network and displaying the same at a user station, which comprises: (a) a...
US20060184991 System and method of providing television content  
A method of providing television content includes receiving a channel selection at a television and determining whether the selected channel is provided within a user-defined multi-channel analog...
US20070283402 METHOD FOR PROVISIONING NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDER APPLICATION IN DIGITAL INTERACTIVE BROADCASTING ENVIRONMENT  
There is provided a method for provisioning a network service provider application in a digital interactive broadcasting environment. The method comprises the steps of: A) at a broadcasting...
US20060031910 Integrated voice-over-internet-protocol multiple terminal adapter and A/V telecommunication device  
An A/V telecommunication terminal including a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection and a video processor connected to the network connection may...
US20090249425 IMAGING DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS AND IMAGING DISTRIBUTION METHOD  
An imaging distribution apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive a distribution request for distribution of a specific program from a client apparatus via a network, a program...
US20150089563 COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, TERMINAL, COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM  
A communication management apparatus is provided which includes: a start request acceptance unit configured to accept a request to start a program from a terminal; a query unit configured to query...
US20070192807 Apparatus and method for providing televison services using an aggregator  
The present disclosure provides an apparatus, method, and computer programs for obtaining content from a communications network. One aspect of the disclosure includes: storing an aggregator on a...
US20050273835 System and method for utilizing dual feedback loops  
A feedback system for controlling play of media content is disclosed. The feedback system for controlling play of media content includes a hub that is at least partially remote from a media...
US20050081250 Television signal distribution system and method using it  
A system for distributing television signals comprises a first terminal which receives a coaxial cable, at least one second terminal which receives a twisted pair of conductors, and an amplifier...
US20090222848 Systems and Methods to Wirelessly Meter Audio/Visual Devices  
Example systems and methods to wirelessly meter audio/visual (A/V) devices are disclosed. A disclosed example method receives media content from an A/V source device, embeds a video overlay in the...
US20050071884 Module and process for inter-user communication  
The present invention relates to a module and a process for inter-user communication across a bidirectional network. The module comprises a unit for triggering recording, in a storage space of a...
US20080046949 Spectrum sharing between broadcasting and multiple-access networks  
Advantage is taken of the fact that broadcast coverage is unevenly distributed across a geographical region and multiple-access transmissions can be interposed in regions where interference is...
US20100083326 SERVICE CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT FOR FAST CHANNEL CHANGE AND RELIABLE DELIVERY OF MULTIMEDIA SERVICES  
A data network comprising a node serving a local area, the node comprising an FCC/Retr (fast channel change/retransmission) server having a means for installing a location based FCC/Retr service...
US20060271985 Peripheral unit for upstream cable television system communication  
A device and method for an interactive cable television system is described. A hardware peripheral device is associated with a modem in communication with a computer network. The peripheral device...
US20080192839 FAST CHANNEL CHANGE ON A BANDWIDTH CONSTRAINED NETWORK  
In one embodiment, a buffering server transfers a dynamic burst transfer of data encoded using an inter-coded compression technique. The dynamic burst transfer is timed so that an initial transfer...
US20050183115 Content selection method, content selection requesting station, content providing station, content switching indication apparatus, program, computer-readable recording medium on which program is recorded, and network system  
When the operator pushes a switching button provided on a controller, a local communication station selects a remote communication station in accordance with a predetermined order, and in the...
US20050044573 [CABLE SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM]  
A cable signal distribution system to allow the distribution of a digital cable signal in a building using the existing cable network in the building. The cable signal distribution system is a low...
US20060041914 Method and system of providing media signals to hotels  
A method and system of providing media services to a hotel. The method and system include receiving media signals at a hotel from a media provider located remotely from the hotel that represent...

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