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US20140109143 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTENT SURFING  
Systems and methods for improving or suggesting alternatives to content surfing are provided. When it is detected that a user wishes to surf, a pipeline tuning sequence is implemented where by...
US20150172760 Multi-User Support for Set Top Boxes and Game Consoles  
Systems and techniques are described for multi-user support on set top boxes and game consoles. A described technique includes executing a hypervisor that monitors a plurality of virtual machines...
US20100077431 User Interface having Zoom Functionality  
A user interface having zoom functionality is described. In an implementation, a user interface is displayed having representations of a plurality of content. Each of the representations is formed...
US20120124616 MOBILE INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEVISION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed is a mobile Internet protocol television (IPTV) system providing a supplementary service added to a broadcasting service. The mobile IPTV system includes a service guide server providing...
US20120131612 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR POLICY-BASED RE-BROADCAST VIDEO ON DEMAND SERVICE  
A content provider broadcasts content to subscribers through a content distribution system. The content distribution system operator can capture broadcast content in accordance with policies...
US20120090008 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRESELECTING MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
A method and system for remote control at a client of a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) enables a user to add desired multimedia program listings to a user collection. The user...
US20120185894 Method and System for Order Relationship Authentication, and Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting-Conditional Access System  
A method for order relationship authentication, including: a visited mobile multimedia broadcasting-conditional access system (MMB-CAS) acquiring operation and management information from a...
US20070089133 Method of displaying electronic program information  
A method of displaying electronic program information includes the steps of (a) using a video converter to receive or transmit information about programs to be played over at least one channel and...
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...
US20140325562 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTENT ACQUISITION AND DELIVERY  
A method includes creating a first calendar event in an electronic calendar associated with a user. The first calendar event corresponds to a first viewing time and is associated with delivery of...
US20130332959 PERSONALIZED AUTO-GENERATED ELECTRONIC PROGRAMMING GUIDE FOR CONTENT DELIVERY PLATFORMS  
A personalized auto-generated electronic programming guide for content delivery platforms is presented. A method to create a personalized auto-generated electronic programming guide (EPG) for...
US20130185747 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DOWLOADING CONTENT TO A CONTENT DOWLOADER  
A content downloader system including a display for displaying a user interface enabling a user to select content to be downloaded and initiate downloading; a set-top-box coupled to the display...
US20110162007 TELEVISION SYSTEM PROVIDING USER-INTERACTION RELATED TO AN IN-PROGRESS TELEVISION PROGRAM  
A system and method in a television system for providing user-interaction related to an in-progress television program, substantially as shown in and/or described in connection with at least one...
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;...
US20150100983 Personal Mobile Device as Ad hoc Set-Top Box for Television  
In a basic form, a television renders programs received from channel content providers through cable or satellite. A personal mobile device is coupled to the television as an ad hoc set-top box....
US20120084814 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING REMOTE ACCESS TO INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATIONS  
Methods and systems for remotely accessing user equipment implementing an interactive media guidance application are provided. In particular, a method includes the steps of receiving user...
US20120005705 End of Show Handling  
A content delivery system that works in a broadcast and linear content environment causing real time display of received linear content. The system limits the display of the linear content by...
US20120084815 METHOD FOR PROVIDING MULTICAST SERVICES  
It is provided a method for providing a service guide in a network providing a plurality of multicast services, said network comprising at least one client device connected to an intermediate a...
US20050114885 Program selecting method  
A program selecting method includes the steps of: storing still pictures or motion pictures of specific scenes of a plurality of viewed programs selected in a predetermined period; presenting the...
US20150172337 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CREATING AND MANAGING MULTI PARTICIPANT SESSIONS  
A method of creating a multi participant session among a plurality of viewers of media content. The method comprises automatically identifying which media content is currently presented on a...
US20150143422 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CREATING AND MANAGING MULTI PARTICIPANT SESSIONS  
A method of creating a multi participant session among a plurality of viewers of media content. The method comprises automatically identifying which media content is currently presented on a...
US20120272268 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING SHOPPING FOR ITEMS SHOWN IN MEDIA CONTENT EVENTS  
Techniques for facilitating shopping for items shown in media content events are described. Some embodiments provide a shopping facilitator as part of a media device, such as a set-top box. As the...
US20100064318 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF  
An electronic device provides an electronic program guide, viewable on a screen providing a plurality of display areas. The electronic program guide includes a plurality of first options, a main...
US20120304230 Administration of Content Creation and Distribution System  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving and distributing user-generated video content. In one aspect, a method includes...
US20110088062 PROXY FOR VIDEO ON DEMAND SERVER CONTROL  
A video on demand system includes a head-end coupled through a proxy server to plural client terminals. The proxy server performs (or cooperates with another component in performing) various...
US20110145861 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING BROADCAST SERVICES  
Provided is the broadcast service controlling apparatus and method. The broadcast service controlling method may perform grouping, into a broadcast group, broadcast services having the same...
US20120159338 MEDIA NAVIGATION VIA PORTABLE NETWORKED DEVICE  
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to navigation in a media consumption environment. One embodiment provides, on a portable networked device, a method comprising receiving media metadata from a...
US20080309759 STB/DVR video surveillance  
There are provided a method, a system and machine-readable medium for managing surveillance video at a broadcast video terminal device. The method comprises detecting a security event associated...
US20100333137 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTENT SCHEDULING ACROSS MULTIPLE DEVICES  
Methods and systems for scheduling media content presentation across multiple devices are disclosed. A media planner application generates media event presentation schedules for one or more users...
US20110247037 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING ENHANCED CONTENT BY WAY OF A VIRTUAL CHANNEL  
Exemplary methods and systems for providing enhanced content by way of a virtual channel are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes a service provider subsystem providing a virtual...
US20130205340 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING OUT OF COVERAGE BROADCASTS  
A mobile content distribution system in an airplane, a train, or a bus is capable of determining if a mobile content distribution system is within an area authorized for the mobile content...
US20130340006 EYE-TRACKING NAVIGATION  
Described herein are techniques for navigating a user interface based on eye-tracking information. According to various embodiments, a user interface may be presented on a display screen at a...
US20070050192 Enhanced collaborative filtering technique for recommendation  
A method for generating a recommendation for a user is provided. The method includes: identifying a first group of other users, the first group having a plurality of first individuals associated...
US20080263594 Schedule of a Broadcast Management System  
The invention concerns schedules of a broadcast management system. In particular but not limited to, the invention concerns the managing of electronic schedules by a TV broadcaster having one or...
US20130074124 SYSTEM TO SYNCHRONIZE AND ACCESS BROADCAST INFORMATION  
The system enables listeners and viewers of a broadcast to access additional information associated with a broadcast. Listeners and viewers utilize a user device to connect to a database...
US20110321089 Apparatus and Methods for Accessing Content Using Alternative Identifiers  
Apparatus and methods are described for allowing users to access channels of a receiving device using custom channel identifiers rather than content provider assigned channel identifiers. A...
US20120079528 PUBLISHING INGESTED VIDEO CONTENT TO A VIDEO PROVISIONING SYSTEM  
A system may receive an instruction to publish a video asset to a video provisioning system; retrieve profiles associated with the video asset, where a first profile may correspond to a set top...
US20130042269 INTERACTIVE MASTHEAD  
A method and system that provides a television service; receives a customer input to access a graphical user interface that includes a main menu pertaining to the television service; retrieves the...
US20050262533 User interface having a cycling display of content representations  
A user interface is described having a cycling display of content representations. In an implementation, a user interface includes a cycling display of a plurality of textual representations of a...
US20070050814 Method for forming EPG information including advertisement information in terrestrial DMB system  
A method is provided for a terrestrial DMB system to form EPG information that includes advertisement information, and XML-based schemas are defined and used for this purpose. Specifically,...
US20060015903 Navigation aids for television user interface  
Various menu and cursor arrow navigation aids are disclosed for television systems.
US20060059513 User interface with tiling of video sources, widescreen modes or calibration settings  
A user interface for a television or receiver associated with the television includes a display of tiles representing options available to a user, and controls for selecting one of the displayed...
US20120047532 Methods and Apparatus for Accessing External Devices From a Television Receiver Utilizing Integrated Content Selection Menus  
Described herein are systems, methods and apparatus which allow users to remotely access content from other devices. One embodiment provides a method for presenting available content to a user via...
US20110321094 IPTV EPG LINKING BROADCAST CHANNELS TO INTERNET SOURCES OF SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING  
An EPG presented on an IPTV lists broadcast TV programming but when an entry on the EPG is selected, an Internet server, and not the TV broadcast source, is accessed and streams the listed...
US20120079529 MULTIPLE DEVICE STOREFRONT FOR VIDEO PROVISIONING SYSTEM  
A system may process metadata associated with video assets; generate, based on the metadata, a first listing of the video assets, where the first listing is compatible with a first type of user...
US20110265121 SERVICE PROCESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM IN CONTENT DISTRIBUTION NETWORK OF INTERACTIVE NETWORK TV  
The present invention provides a service processing method and system in a content distribution network of an interactive network TV. The service processing method includes the following steps: a...
US20120102527 TV system generating three-dimensional parameters according to a classification of a three-dimensional TV program and method thereof  
After receiving an electronic program guide, generate three-dimensional parameters corresponding to a three-dimensional TV program listed on the electronic program guide according to the...
US20130198783 System and Method for Organizing Multimedia Content  
In one embodiment, a method of organizing multimedia content includes obtaining, by a server, a first video program. Also, the method includes selecting a first video, where the first video is a...
US20080066110 MEDIA PREVIEW USER INTERFACE  
A menu having menu items is arranged in an interface environment. A first abstraction is arranged proximate to the menu, the first abstraction being based on a highlighted menu item. A second...
US20050235317 Localised menus  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to automatically creating localised menus for interactive media such as, for example, DVD-Video menus, via a menu component accessing raw content...