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US20080134250 Method, server, set top box and system for customizing an electronic program guide interface  
The present invention discloses a method, a server, a Set Top Box and a system for customizing an EPG (Electronic Program Guide) interface. The invention at least includes: combining an EPG...
US20080209474 Method And Apparatus For Managing Tv Channel Lists  
Disclosed are a system and method for generating a favorite list from a plurality of broadcast/Internet contents according to the preferences of the user. A plurality of incoming television and...
US20050108756 Interactive program guide with preferred items list apparatus and method  
While reviewing potential programs when using an interactive programming guide, a viewer can select to place information regarding specific programs in a list (in one embodiment, such entries are...
US20080115167 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM CONTENT DISTRIBUTION POINTS  
The invention includes a method and apparatus for controlling information available at a network element located at a first hierarchical level in a content distribution network. A method includes...
US20050183123 Video contents recording apparatus and method of managing data storage medium included therein  
A video contents recording apparatus and a method of managing a data storage medium include: a data storage medium in which a plurality of contents are recorded; and a controller displaying a list...
US20140373064 Method and Systems for Tiered Navigational Guide Creation  
A method and system are provided. A server (110) can include a control circuit (127) in communication with a client device (106). The control circuit can deliver a universal program guide (114) to...
US20100223646 Method and User Interface for Accessing Groups of Media Assets  
Improved systems and methods to navigate, browse, search and/or playback digital media assets (e.g., media items) hosted on a media server are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention pertains...
US20100199295 Dynamic video segment recommendation based on video playback location  
A system and method for dynamically providing video segment recommendations to a user based on video metadata, current playback position within the video, and/or the user's previous viewing...
US20060168617 Device and process for acquiring files by accumulation of points  
The present invention relates to a device and a process for acquiring files by accumulation of points. The device is designed for a user of a receiver of data of a communication network, able to...
US20070245377 Central system providing previews to a portable media player  
A system and method for providing previews, such as song and video previews, to a portable media player are provided. In general, a play history for the portable media player is generated as media...
US20110258664 APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR FAVORITE PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS  
An apparatus for favorite program recommendations is provided. In the apparatus: a user interface module receives a channel indication signal indicating a TV channel; a tuner module receives a...
US20060143674 Methods to adapt search results provided by an integrated network-based media station/search engine based on user lifestyle  
Methods to adapt a user interface view, provided by an integrated media/search web site via a global informational network, based on a user's lifestyle are disclosed. The methods include...
US20090064228 Method for Defining Virtual Channels in Interactive Program Guide and User Interface Thereof  
The method for defining virtual channels in an interactive program guide includes the steps of: defining a virtual channel number and/or channel name; searching programs in the EPG which satisfy a...
US20130014167 BROADCAST RECEIVING DEVICE AND PROGRAM SELECTING METHOD  
A tuner receives broadcast data on specified channels. A channel search unit controls the tuner to search for available channels, and creates a channel map representing the available channels and...
US20090328104 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PRODUCTS FOR PERSONALIZED CHANNEL SERVICES  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for personalized media service. A programming preferences questionnaire is submitted to a user, and selections to the programming preferences...
US20080077960 ADAPTABLE PROGRAMMING GUIDE FOR NETWORKED DEVICES  
A system and method for scheduling and distributing program is disclosed. The schedule utilized in the system and method preferably comprises a source field and one or more corresponding content...
US20140157319 PROGRAM SWITCHING CONTROL DEVICE AND PROGRAM  
A terminal (5) obtains, by communicating with a viewer history presence management server (101) that manages viewing histories of multiple users including the user of said terminal, viewing...
US20080040742 Method and system for inserting advertisement data into an internet protocol television network  
A system and method are disclosed for distributing advertisement in an internet protocol television (IPTV) system. The method includes accepting at an IPTV server, targeted advertisement data from...
US20100192172 PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH MONITORING OF ADVERTISEMENT USAGE AND USER ACTIVITIES  
A program guide system is provided in which interactive television program guide advertisement usage is monitored. Advertisement usage may be monitored by monitoring when advertisements are...
US20060156339 Electric program guide receiving apparatus, digital television system, and electronic apparatus  
An EPG (Electric Program Guide) receiving apparatus includes a tuner for tuning a received digital-broadcast signal, a storage device for storing partial or entire program titles and abbreviated...
US20050044570 Caching data from multiple channels simultaneously  
Methods and systems for caching data from multiple channels simultaneously. Data specifying a set of channels and a prioritization of the set of channels is received. Channels from the set of...
US20060037045 System and method for previewing and switching to favorite channels  
A system for previewing and switching to favorite channels is employed to divide a screen (10) such as a TV screen into a main window (11) and a plurality of sub-windows (12, 13, 14) to display...
US20070288966 Method and system for personalized media players  
A method and a system for managing and utilizing personalized media preferences. The method includes establishing a plurality of user preferences, the preferences specifying at least one media...
US20070028257 Broadcasting signal receiver and method for displaying channel information  
A broadcasting signal receiver and a channel information displaying method of the broadcasting signal receiver are provided for displaying channel information in a channel information menu in...
US20100122296 TELEVISION TUNING ON START-UP  
A method includes requesting most-watched program information from a subscription television service and identifying the most-watched program for a current time slot. The method further includes...
US20090187946 FAST CHANNEL SWITCHING FOR ENCRYPTED MEDIAFLO MOBILE MULTIMEDIA MULTICAST SYSTEM  
Enhancing a stream layer transmission for a MediaFLO™ mobile multimedia multicast system comprising a transmitter and a receiver. Code word (CW) computations are performed on a current channel...
US20080222681 Method for Recording Multiple Program in Digital Broadcasting Receiver  
The invention relates to a method for recording multiple programs in a digital broadcasting receiver. The digital broadcasting receive, when receiving a record command for multiple programs in the...
US20110167454 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program  
Provided is an information processing apparatus including: a broadcast signal processing portion to receive and reproduce a program of a channel chosen by a user; a storage portion to store...
US20140304741 ENABLING A FRIEND TO REMOTELY MODIFY USER DATA  
The present invention allows users to interact with people, who have interacted with other people, and obtain media files and recommendations from those having common interests, thereby creating...
US20050210506 Controlling the content of a personalized visual channel  
A system provides a personalized visual channel for a user based on visual input received from other users, while the user him/herself also provides visual information. The users are connected via...
US20140366066 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING BROADCAST PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS IN A DIGITAL TELEVISION SYSTEM  
The disclosure generally relates to media broadcast technologies, and more specifically relates to a method and system for providing broadcast program recommendations in a digital television...
US20050076364 System and method for customizing a multimedia interface  
Disclosed is a system and method for providing and experiencing broadcast and non-broadcast content. One aspect of the invention is to provide a way for a user to customize available broadcast...
US20080155602 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREFERRED CONTENT IDENTIFICATION  
A content stream user defines preferences, which are compared to aggregated metadata describing in real time a plurality of content streams to which the user has access. The metadata for each...
US20050262530 Systems and methods for multimedia communication  
Systems and methods that allow users in predefined communications groups to selectively control and manage the transfer of multimedia information across a wire or wireless network by allowing a...
US20050022234 Method and apparatus for personalizing rating limits in a parental control system  
A method and apparatus enables users to personalize the rating limits used for content blocking in parental control systems. According to an exemplary embodiment, an apparatus includes an...
US20140245356 PERSONAL TELEVISION CHANNEL AND SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF  
A system for presenting media programming guides is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to...
US20050198666 System and method for controlling favorite television channels with a single knob  
A system for controlling favorite television channels with a single knob includes a knob (10), a control apparatus (11) and a television tuner (12). The knob can be rotated and pressed, and...
US20090307726 Systems and methods for recommending age-range appropriate episodes of program content  
Electronic program guide (EPG) data is parsed to identify and categorize age-range appropriate programming content and organize the identified content into kids recommended categories of...
US20140165105 TEMPORAL BASED EMBEDDED META DATA FOR VOICE QUERIES  
Information may be presented on a display device about program content substantially concurrently, substantially contemporaneously, or otherwise in conjunction with the presented program, or with...
US20100192175 System And Method Of Providing Media Content  
A system for providing content to a user, comprising a transmitter 502 for transmitting to a user's receiver/decoder 2000 guide data relating to a plurality of items of content, and each of said...
US20100310237 System and Method of Recording Programs of Favorite Channels  
Systems and methods for recording of channels are provided. In a particular method, a first window of the plurality of windows is designated to display a first program of a first channel and a...
US20090199242 System and Method for Distributing Video Content via a Packet Based Network  
A method, product, and system for facilitating the searching of video content from a plurality of different websites is provided. In one embodiment the method includes storing a plurality of...
US20140189743 AUTOMATIC LEARNING CHANNEL CUSTOMIZED TO A PARTICULAR VIEWER AND METHOD OF CREATING SAME  
Various embodiments facilitate generation, distribution, and presentation of a video program on a virtual channel. In one embodiment, an electronic program guide (“EPG”) manager is provided for...
US20120210361 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An information processing device includes: extraction means for extracting, from program information, a category feature word being a keyword representing a category feature; identification means...
US20060271953 System and method for delivering personalized advertisements  
A method of personalizing advertisements comprises retrieving a profile of a given user, the profile including at least one characteristic of the given user and at least one rating of a content...
US20060288368 Methods, systems, and products for sampled content  
Methods, systems, apparatuses, devices, and products provide sampled content. One such method receives a programming guide comprising a listing of available content. An ancillary stream of data is...
US20150082353 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING A PRESENTATION OF MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computer-readable storage medium having computer instructions to present a plurality of unassociated...
US20120011546 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING A PRESENTATION OF MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computer-readable storage medium having computer instructions to present a plurality of unassociated...
US20060218590 System and method for displaying an electronic program guide  
In a particular embodiment, a method of displaying an electronic program guide on a display device is disclosed. The method displays the electronic program guide including visual indicators...
US20080229361 Initial Arrangement of Interactive Program Guide  
A method and system for a programmable television services client device that enables a user to navigate to an individual television service and is coupled to a programmable television services...