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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...
US20100315227 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION OF A LOCATION THROUGH A SET-TOP BOX  
A system and method for determining a location of a set-top box. An indicator of an emergency is received through the set-top box. The location of the set-top box is determined utilizing global...
US20150026753 Mobile Set Top Box  
A system is provided in which IP or media content residing on or being streamed to a mobile phone is forwarded to a display. The media content supports a native resolution of the mobile phone that...
US20050125843 Television viewer/studio interactive commentary  
Televisions, computers, computer devices, facsimile machines, radios, telephones, walkie-talkies, are used to view, listen to and communicate with individuals in the television studio who, as the...
US20140208369 APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL DISPLAY OF CABLE AND SATELLITE CONTENT  
A set top terminal is configured to be accessible to a content management tool over a local network. The set top terminal includes means for delivering remote content from a cable or satellite...
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...
US20110126258 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOCIAL NETWORK CHAT VIA A SET-TOP BOX  
A system and method for chatting between a set-top box and one or more social networks. One or more social networks is associated with a set-top box. User preferences are set for communications...
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,...
US20110219398 Delivering Personalized Media Items to a User of Interactive Television by Using Scrolling Tickers  
A system of delivering a personalized media item to a user of an interactive television is disclosed. The system comprises a television terminal, a computing device and a remote control device....
US20090125967 Streaming interactive video integrated with recorded video segments  
A method comprising executing a program on a server of a server center that generates and streams a user page in the form of streaming interactive video on a display of a user computer connected...
US20130024906 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTION, DELIVERY AND DISPLAY OF ITV CONTENT  
iTV content is created and deployed using a server component adapted to allow content developers to create applications according to an authoring specification that describes a framework for same;...
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....
US20070044137 Audio-video systems supporting merged audio streams  
An audio/video processing system combines a locally generated audio signal with pre-recorded audio/video programming to produce combined audio/video output. The audio/video system allows users to...
US20140310744 POWER MONITORING SYSTEM  
A set top box is configured to detect that a television (or other electrical device) connected to the set top box is not in use, and places the television (or other device) into a lower energy...
US20110107382 System and Method for Interacting with Social Networking in an Internet Protocol Television System  
In an Internet protocol television network, a set-top box includes a social network interface module and a remote control interface module. The social network interface module receives a first...
US20110030021 Audio/Video Monitoring Service Using Set-top Boxes and Application Servers  
An audio/video monitoring system is disclosed, comprising a combination of one or more set-top boxes and application servers in a service provider's network. The set-top boxes and applications...
US20100333142 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING A PERSONALIZED PROGRAMMING GUIDE  
An approach is provided for creating a personalized programming guide. A guide manager receives input from a user for creating a personalized programming guide. The guide manager retrieves one or...
US20120260302 Video Player and Portable Computer with Detection  
A television or computer detects the presence of the other, and takes an action based on that detecting.
US20120159546 Smart Phone as Remote Control Device  
A communication device such as a smart phone is enabled for remotely controlling set-top boxes (STBs) over Internet protocol networks using an applet running on the communication device....
US20060136977 Select view television system  
The Select View Television System offers television viewers an alternative to the limitations of “standard” television by allowing sports, the Academy Awards, and other events to be viewed as if...
US20050055728 Transparent access of stb mhp digital tv middleware to ip video content  
The invention relates to a set-top box receiver allowing access to interactive digital TV coming from any IP-network. It makes use of the SAP/SDP protocols as a logic link between “classic” DVB...
US20110271312 PORTABLE COMPUTING SYSTEM AND PORTABLE COMPUTER FOR USE WITH SAME  
A system comprises a portable device having at least one storage component, a reader for interaction with the portable device to communicate with the data storage component, a processor for...
US20090119738 System for recursive recombination of streaming interactive video  
A plurality of servers whose video output is coupled to video compression apparatus that transmits streaming interactive video to a plurality of users, with a feedback loop whereby the streaming...
US20110035765 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PROGRAMMING CONTENT  
Methods and systems are provided for providing a program to a user. A first program is provided to a user. A characteristic of the first program is identified. A second program having the same...
US20150201242 Phantom Gaming in a Broadcast Media, System and Method  
This invention provides a system and method of integrating video games into live sporting events, or the converse, in an interactive way. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a viewer...
US20050240978 Interconnection between components of a home entertainment system  
A system (200) and method are described for exchanging data such as software updates, menus and digital AV content (e.g. MPEG2 streams) between components (202, 206) of a home entertainment system...
US20090064235 Video Broadcasts with Interactive Viewer Content  
Methods are provided for providing information to a viewer of a digital broadcast. Digital broadcasts which include audio components, video components, and an additional information component are...
US20110126253 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING A SOCIAL NETWORK  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to collect one or more user-generated comments from each of a plurality of...
US20130347050 System And Method For Improved Optical Character Recognition For Automated Set-Top Box Testing  
The present application provides a user configurable test system for set-top boxes (STB) and other consumer devices providing video output. In particular, it provides for a method of improving an...
US20070186263 Analog broadcasting receiving device and DVD recorder having the same  
An analog broadcasting receiving device includes a receiving portion for receiving a television broadcasting wave, an EPG extracting portion for extracting EPG data from VBI of the television...
US20060031913 Activating a display on an AW telecommunication device by scanning a machine-readable code  
An information appliance including a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection, and a video processor connected to the network connection includes a...
US20060230428 Multi-player video game system  
A video-game system includes a network, a plurality of user devices and a server each coupled to the network. The plurality of user devices are each configured to receive information corresponding...
US20090119737 System for collaborative conferencing using streaming interactive video  
An apparatus comprising a server that generates a stream of streaming interactive video and/or audio. Means for multicasting the stream to a plurality of client devices accommodating different...
US20070287542 Game apparatus, communication apparatus, wireless game controller, and game system  
A technology of realizing wireless communication between a parent station and child stations with efficiency. In a game system according to the present invention, a game apparatus sets the maximum...
US20110314510 SET-TOP BOX AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
An entertainment system includes a television and a set-top box. The set-top box is configured to receive television signals, convert the television signals to signals which can be reproduced on...
US20070250894 Digital television system using high-speed serial bus and method for controlling the same  
A digital TV system using a high-speed serial bus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The digital TV system includes a TV receiver and a computer device. The TV receiver includes...
US20140040937 REMOTE VIEWING OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
A method and system for remote viewing of multimedia content using a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) is configured to duplicate multimedia content displayed on a first MCDN terminal...
US20060146137 Automated postcard dispensing apparatus  
An automated personal postcard dispensing apparatus capable of obtaining an image provide by a user, incorporating a personalized text message, and printing a personalized postcard complete with...
US20070011708 Microwave AV radio transmission system  
A microwave AV (audio and video) radio transmission system for reduction in cabled transmission, upgraded signal quality and quantity, lowered production cost, and neater appearance includes a...
US20140130106 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTELY TRANSCODING CONTENT  
A system and method for remotely transcoding content includes a set top box generating a playlist corresponding to content titles stored in a memory of the set top box. A user device is in...
US20090300673 Peer- to- peer set-top box system  
A content sharing system, for implementation in a requesting peer, to receive at least a part of a chunk from a serving peer, the chunk being part of a content item, the requesting peer being...
US20060259942 Phone-to-monitor connection device  
A device for connecting a phone to a television so that content available via the phone can be rendered on the television is provided. The phone-to-television device includes a telephone interface...
US20140181886 MOBILE DEVICE CALLER ID TO SMART TV DEVICES  
A method, performed by a mobile communication device, may include detecting a smart television device. The method may further include receiving an incoming telephone call, wherein the incoming...
US20060048207 Voice-Operated Television with Telephone, Digital Video Recording and Weather Alert Functions  
The present invention is a television set that is operated by voice commands without the use of a remote control as is typical in the art. The device also is multifunctional in combining...
US20050278767 Computer-telephony integrated entertainment system  
Method and apparatus for a system to perform television and telephony operations are described.
US20120054808 Playlist Bookmarking  
Playlist bookmarking may be provided. First, a content program from a playlist may be displayed on a first user device. The content program may then be paused and a time stamp may be placed in the...
US20070169154 Internet video player  
An internet video player, having a built-in DVD reader to access a video content and a central processing unit to perform image decode thereon, so as to display the image of such video information...
US20110307914 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STORING PROGRAM EVENTS IN AN ENHANCED HISTORY BUFFER  
Enhanced history buffer systems and methods are operable to temporarily store program content for program events. An exemplary embodiment receives program content corresponding to each of the...
US20070118862 Home appliance with MP3 player  
Disclosed herein is a home appliance with an MP3 player which is capable of playing back digital contents of the MP3 player. The home appliance includes the MP3 player adapted for storing...

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