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US20090083787 Pivotable Events Timeline  
A pivotable events timeline is described. In embodiment(s), a pivotable events timeline can include event indicators of events associated with television media content. The event indicators can be...
US20120297416 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING TRANSACTIONS OVER A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM  
Lotteries and other games of chance are provided to a user via a telecommunications system, such as internet, television or a cellular or wireless network. A similar user experience is provided...
US20110197221 AD SELECTION BASED ON PROMOTIONAL COUPON REDEMPTION  
A cable service provider system provides a subscriber of a cable system access to a program in response to the subscriber entering a coupon code, where the program would otherwise not be viewable,...
US20140208347 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF INVOLVING BROADCAST VIEWERS AND FUNDING PARTICIPANTS  
A system and method for connecting a reality show or its participants to viewers on an individual level through an auxiliary system in which the viewer may purchase products associated with one or...
US20110072456 System and Method for Substituting Broadband Delivered Advertisements for Expired Advertisements  
An Internet Protocol television (IPTV) system includes an advertising module adapted to read metadata information associated with an advertising item included within a content item recorded on a...
US20140201779 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN INTERACTIVE SERVICE  
A method of processing an interactive service and an apparatus thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes generating an application parameter table which includes information about at...
US20150026715 In-stream video advertising using a user-choice-based ad unit  
A choice-based ad unit format wherein a user chooses his or her pre-roll ad or can choose to wait for the main content to load. Once the video advertisement selected loads, the user can then...
US20140325544 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN INTERACTIVE SERVICE  
A method of processing an interactive service and an apparatus includes generating an application parameter table including a first identifier and a second identifier, wherein the first identifier...
US20140033248 INCLUDING INSERTS IN MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for including an insert (e.g., an advertisement) in multimedia content. The method comprises receiving, by a receiving module, one or more indications, each...
US20060143078 Advertising through recyclable digital cameras  
Data of updated or new advertising messages are loaded into a non-volatile memory of a digital camera in the course of it being recycled. The user of the camera therefore receives the updated or...
US20130007799 DYNAMIC ADVERTISEMENT COPY INSERT  
A method of dynamic advertisement insertion is disclosed where an essentially limitless number of non-staged, unbound advertisement advertisements are made available for advertisement insertion....
US20150264449 Method And System For Playing Set-Top Box Startup Advertisement, And Set-Top Box  
The present document discloses a method and a system for playing a set-top box power-on advertisement and a set-top box, the method includes: according to the power-on advertisement playing...
US20140289763 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRODUCING CONTENT  
A method of displaying a message received from a server during reproducing content includes: receiving the message provided to a user terminal, from the server, during the reproducing the content...
US20120124619 LOG PROCESSING  
Set top box logs are received from a television provider and processed to identify channel tunes and channel tune times. The channel tunes and channel tune times of the log data can be compared to...
US20130205335 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF RULES FOR OVERLAYS BASED ON AUTOMATIC CONTENT RECOGNITION  
An automatic content recognition (ACR)-enabled connected TV device may be operable to present, utilizing an ACR system, an overlay during presentation of content, based on one or more rules. The...
US20140351850 RETAIL OUTLET TV FEATURE DISPLAY SYSTEM  
An automatic feature demonstration mode for TV products that can be used in retail stores. TV features that otherwise would be overlooked by customers or misrepresented by the sales staff are...
US20080115161 DELIVERING USER-SELECTED VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS  
A user request to view a video is received, and at least two advertisement options are provided to the user. The user selects one of the at least two advertisement options. An advertisement...
US20110035255 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUPPORTING USER GENERATED ADVERTISING TRANSACTIONS IN A VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER ENVIRONMENT  
In one embodiment, a system stores video clips which a user can select and use to create an ad video. The user can download the video clip, edit it appropriate, and then upload the ad video to the...
US20150189350 CAPTION REPLACEMENT SERVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTIVE SERVICE IN VIDEO ON DEMAND  
Provided is a caption replacement service system and method for servicing an interactive advertisement on a video on demand (VOD). A system for making an annotation may include an annotation...
US20110093884 ADVERTISEMENTS IN AN END-USER CONTROLLED PLAYBACK ENVIRONMENT  
This invention discloses a method for displaying advertisements transmitted to a user unit, the method includes receiving, at the user unit, at least one advertisement tagged with a delay tag...
US20110072458 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DISTRIBUTING ADVERTISEMENTS  
Method and system of distributing advertisements for storage in a network. The stored advertisements being retrievable for insertion within or other association with services provided to a network...
US20150143405 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CREATING AND NAVIGATING BROADCAST-READY SOCIAL CONTENT ITEMS IN A LIVE PRODUCED VIDEO  
Systems and methods for incorporating social content items into a produced video are provided. The system presents a producer interface to a user that allows the user to query for social content...
US20140325557 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ANNOTATIONS RECEIVED DURING PRESENTATIONS OF A CONTENT ITEM  
Methods, apparatuses, and/or systems are provided for enabling a time-shifted, on-demand social network for watching, creating, and/or sharing time-shifted annotation datasets (e.g., commentary...
US20130276005 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ZAPPING ADVERTISEMENT SERVICE  
Disclosed herein are a method and a system for a zapping advertisement service, and more particularly, a method and a system for providing various kinds of advertisement services targeted to a...
US20150074714 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING DIGITAL CONTENT  
A system and method for disseminating digital content, including receiving a video stream having embedded time code markers, copying the video stream, distributing a first copy to a player with a...
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...
US20140013354 PROCESS FOR PROVIDING TARGETED USER CONTENT BLENDED WITH A MEDIA STREAM  
In accordance with one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for inserting spot content into a media stream. The method includes receiving, at a client system, a media stream...
US20130198774 LIVE BROADCASTING OF DYNAMICALLY GENERATED CONTENT  
A method and system for integrating dynamically generated content to a live broadcast. The system enables a user to have information uniquely identifying him/her broadcast in real time when the...
US20140223470 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRODUCING CONTENTS  
A method for reproducing content is disclosed. In one embodiment, content is selected from a first device connected to a network and an operation method of one or more second devices included in...
US20090055857 VIDEO CHANNEL CURATION  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a schedule of videos is received from a curator, wherein the curator is involved in displaying videos on a web page and the schedule is a list...
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...
US20120066712 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NOTIFYING ADVERTISERS OF AVAILABLE TARGETED ADVERTISING SLOTS  
An advertising slot notification (ASN) system and method for automatically notifying an advertiser that a desired targeted advertising slot meeting an advertiser-defined preference is available....
US20150201247 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ESTABLISHING A SCROLLING FAN TICKER FOR A SPORTS BROADCAST  
A method includes storing, in a database of a computer, information pertaining to subscriptions of subscribers that have signed up to have their names displayed on a scrolling fan ticker during a...
US20140325542 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A DATASET OF ANNOTATIONS CORRESPONDING TO PORTIONS OF A CONTENT ITEM  
Methods, apparatuses, and/or systems are provided for enabling a time-shifted, on-demand social network for watching, creating, and/or sharing time-shifted annotation datasets (e.g., commentary...
US20140201780 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING A USER PROFILE BASED CUSTOMIZED MEDIA GUIDE THAT INCLUDES AN INTERNET SOURCE  
Systems and methods for presenting user-generated content in as easily accessible manner using an interactive media guide are provided. In particular, a user may be able to peruse user-generated...
US20100318406 Quantitative Branding Analysis  
A method and system for analysis and evaluation of branding of commercial products embedded in entertainment programming. The entertainment programming may be divided into blocks that are compared...
US20140250455 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF INTERACTIVE CONSUMER MARKETING  
A method of interactive consumer marketing includes an initial step of: defining a competition enterable by a plurality of persons wherein the competition includes a plurality of rules. A first...
US20110296455 MOVING PICTURE PROVIDING SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC ADVERTISEMENT VARYING ACCORDING TO TIMES  
A moving picture providing system for providing a dynamic advertisement varying according to times is provided. The moving picture providing system determines an advertisement priority that varies...
US20150189395 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMMUNICATING AND VALIDATING ADCOPY INSTRUCTIONS  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a system and method for validating adcopy instructions. A user selection of an advertising client may be received. One or more advertising orders associated...
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...
US20130061261 WIRELESS PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATION OFFER DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR USE WITH INTERACTING WITH BROADCAST, CABLE, BROADBAND AND OUT-OF-HOME MEDIA, RADIO PLATFORMS AND MOVIE THEATERS  
A method for a wireless promotional offer delivery (WPOD) system to deliver promotional offers broadcast in radio and television advertising or programming content to mobile devices or fixed...
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....
US20100333132 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INDEXING ON-DEMAND VIDEO CONTENT IN A CABLE SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, an index is created by a first user for a specified video program that is applied when a second user request viewing the specified video program. The index is typically embodied...
US20150026717 SYSTEM PROVIDING SPONSORED CONTENT  
A system receives an indication of selection of an item in a broadcast segment from an end device. A broadcast segment is identified by the selection and a broadcast segment schedule. An item ID...
US20130160045 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING INSERTION OF ADVERTISEMENTS  
A system and method for managing insertion of advertisements. The method includes receiving information associated with commercial breaks on a television or radio channel. Information associated...
US20110004892 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING A MICRO-SPLICER TO INSERT ALTERNATE CONTENT WHILE VIEWING MULTIMEDIA CONTENT ON A HANDHELD DEVICE  
In a targeted advertising system focused advertisements or alternate content is pre-stored on a handheld device, inserted into a multimedia stream at predefined times and points in the content...
US20080059995 SELECTIVE DISPLAY OF OVERLAY VIDEO STREAMS VIA INTERACTIVE ALERT ICONS  
An interactive alert system displayed on a video monitor. The system comprises a first video stream presenting at least video information, the first video stream comprising a viewer channel, and...
US20110161169 Advertisement selection for a product or service to display to user  
One or more attributes of a user are determined. A given advertisement for an product or service, such as a product or a service, is selected from a number of advertisements for the product or...
US20120246675 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DYNAMIC EVENT PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT  
Apparatus and methods for dynamically producing and managing events are disclosed. In various embodiments, an event sequence generator is used to generate a production schedule or script that...
US20110126227 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FORCED ADVERTISING  
Methods and systems for forced advertising are provided. These methods and systems determine when a forced advertisement is to be presented, determine what forced advertisement is to be presented,...