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US20050177846 Contents extraction method, contents extraction apparatus, contents information display method and apparatus  
A set age of a user is updated on the basis of information of the birth date of the user and date information updated with time. Taste information of the user is learned on the basis of operation...
US20050081238 Video distribution system for viewers to view video programs without paying subscription fee and being annoyed by commercial messages during video programs  
A broadcasting station server distributes a video program and calculates a viewing time of each viewer who is viewing the video program. When the video program is finished, the broadcasting...
US20150089543 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS IN AN INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE  
An interactive television program guide application is provided that queries a user regarding the user's interest in television programs and suggests television programs to the user based on the...
US20120047533 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS IN AN INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE  
An interactive television program guide application is provided that queries a user regarding the user's interest in television programs and suggests television programs to the user based on the...
US20130081085 PERSONALIZED TV LISTING USER INTERFACE  
Systems, methods, and media for personalized television listing user interfaces for set top boxes, computers, tablets, mobile phones and other devices. Exemplary methods may include generating a...
US20130305290 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RANKING ASSETS RELATIVE TO A GROUP OF VIEWERS  
Systems and methods are provided for ranking assets relative to a group of viewers. A group is formed by a user by selecting a number of different viewer preference profiles or automatically by...
US20070250848 Linking and browsing media on television  
Techniques for linking and browsing media on a television (TV) are provided. A selected program, which is associated with a channel of the TV, is detected and additional content, which is...
US20070039023 Content selection method and content selection device  
A user inputs an evaluation of a content over an EPG, and specifies on a screen a search condition to search for a content. Based on the input, a content selection device evaluates contents,...
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A method is provided that includes transmitting a video stream to a set-top box. The video stream may include a targeted advertisement with a user selectable indicator to identify supplemental...
US20060271960 System and method for allowing users to engage in a "movie theater" viewing experience in a distributed environment  
A method comprises retrieving a profile of a given user, the given user having a given-user device; identifying a buddy of the given user, the buddy having a buddy device; delivering a...
US20050160458 Interactive television system with custom video-on-demand menus based on personal profiles  
An interactive television system is provided in which a user can use an interactive television application to access and request media-on-demand programming. The interactive television application...
US20130254811 INTELLIGENT SYSTEM AND METHODS OF RECOMMENDING MEDIA CONTENT ITEMS BASED ON USER PREFERENCES  
A system and method for making program recommendations to users of a network-based video recording system utilizes expressed preferences as inputs to collaborative filtering and Bayesian...
US20120084818 Intelligent System and Methods of Recommending Media Content Items Based on User Preferences  
A system and method for making program recommendations to users of a network-based video recording system utilizes expressed preferences as inputs to collaborative filtering and Bayesian...
US20110061076 INTELLIGENT SYSTEM AND METHODS OF RECOMMENDING MEDIA CONTENT ITEMS BASED ON USER PREFERENCES  
A system and method for making program recommendations to users of a network-based video recording system utilizes expressed preferences as inputs to collaborative filtering and Bayesian...
US20060005218 Dynamic content filtering of broadcast media  
One embodiment includes a method that includes receiving broadcast media that is being transmitted by a broadcast service. The method also includes dynamically filtering the broadcast media based...
US20080109849 Viewer Profiles for Configuring Set Top Terminals  
A set top terminal is provided that includes a receiver/tuner for receiving programming content over a broadband communications network and a decoder for decoding the programming content provided...
US20140130095 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ELECTRONIC PERSONALIZED MENU  
The present invention provides a machine-implemented method of displaying an electronic personalized menu applied for a multimedia system, wherein the multimedia system provides a plurality of...
US20070124761 Space-shifting media streaming system  
A system for space-shifting media broadcasts is provided. A request to space-shift a media broadcast is received. A device, out of a network of devices is selected to space-shift the media...
US20070022440 Program recommendation via dynamic category creation  
A method for generating recommendations. The method including: entering a newly created preference category (211a) as feedback for generating a recommendation; generating preference information...
US20070143795 Application trace for distributed systems environment  
Methods and systems are provided for making application trace data for a local system available to others within an enterprise services network. A user at system remote to the server can specify...
US20050022240 Information navigation apparatus  
An information navigation apparatus monitors a user's preferential tendencies among huge amounts of digital content using as objective a criterion as possible, and displays content information...
US20080052743 TELEVISION DEVICE AND METHOD OF IDENTIFYING CONSECUTIVE PROGRAMMES  
A television device for receiving and storing an electronic programme guide, the electronic programme guide including a plurality of programme entries for respective television programmes, each...
US20150052561 AUDIOVISUAL CONTENT RECOMMENDATION METHOD AND DEVICE  
A method for facilitating the generation of recommendations of audiovisual content for a first user. The method comprises receiving data from a plurality of second users, the received data...
US20070055985 Ad insertion in switched broadcast network  
A system, such as a switched broadcast content delivery system, may include and/or involve at least one video server, and logic to select one or more ads for streaming by the at least one video...
US20070204299 Integrated Media Content  
Integrated media content is described. In an embodiment, scheduled programs metadata is received that describes scheduled programs which are available for viewing when the scheduled programs are...
US20100205636 Personalized Multimedia Content Driven By User Preferences  
One embodiment may take the form of an apparatus for providing personalized multimedia content to a user of a television system based on the user's preferences. In one implementation, a television...
US20060174276 Customer associated profile for accessing audio and video media objects  
A method is disclosed for transferring a received media object to remote devices in accordance to attributes in a user profile. The profile information additionally determinates the versions of...
US20090064229 Recommendation from stochastic analysis  
Recommendations from stochastic analysis is described. In embodiment(s), a media content distributor can receive a request for movie recommendations from a viewer via a television client device....
US20060174274 Methods of receiving movie previews and wireless communication devices configured for the same  
Methods of providing movie information are provided. Movie previews are broadcast in an order customized according to priority information associated with a movie provider. Related wireless...
US20150128183 BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TUNING CHANNEL THEREOF  
A broadcast receiving apparatus and a method for tuning a channel of a broadcast receiving apparatus is provided. The method includes displaying contents received through a broadcast channel,...
US20140298387 TELEVISION SYSTEM WITH AIDED USER PROGRAM SEARCHING  
A system having an adaptive browse feature and an adaptive flip feature is provided. The adaptive browse and flip features may be selected to receive program viewing suggestions. The system may...
US20100005492 CONTENT VIEWING SYSTEM  
The present invention provides a content viewing system constructed so that even when a user uses different content viewing systems, the user's preference information stored on a storage device is...
US20070083887 Commercial augmentation  
Commercials (200) such as television commercials are augmented by obtaining additional information (300) regarding an advertised product or service from a remote server (182, 184, 192, 194, 195)...
US20080155604 BROADCAST TERMINAL AND FAVORITE BROADCAST PROGRAM NOTIFICATION METHOD FOR THE SAME  
A broadcast terminal including a broadcast receiver configured to receive an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) including broadcast program information about a plurality of broadcast programs, a...
US20070089136 Program recommendation method and program recommendation apparatus  
Provided is a program recommendation method for a computer system including: a program distribution server in which program information is stored, a schedule storing unit for storing a schedule of...
US20050216933 Method and system which enables users to select videos from cable provider web site for on-demand delivery from the cable provider to user televisions via cable television network  
A video-on-demand system and method includes a cable provider having videos available for delivery to an STB associated with a user television. The user accesses the provider's Internet web site...
US20050229205 Encrypted trigger and associated methods  
An apparatus, systems and methods control access to an enhancement within a trigger. A portion of a trigger is encrypted and included within the trigger. The trigger with the encrypted portion is...
US20100050212 METHOD FOR DISPLAYING TELEVISION PROGRAM AND TELEVISION USING THE SAME  
A method for displaying a television program and a television using the same are provided. In the method, a user's identity is identified first. Then, a television program in a predetermined...
US20080163301 Remote Control with User Profile Capability  
A control unit (101), such as a remote control device, includes a profile selector (104). The profile selector (104), which may be a single profile selector button integrated into the side or top...
US20060161951 Application programming interface combining asset listings  
A system, method and API for processing and providing a unified list of the content offerings of multiple content sources.
US20070055993 Media content galleries  
The invention discloses a system and method for displaying media content in a user interface. The invention can be configured to identify registered media content providers, and can aggregate...
US20120060191 ON-SCREEN PROGRAM GUIDE WITH INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING RECOMMENDATIONS  
A subscriber to a video service generally has available to them an on-screen program guide. The program guide lists programming (e.g., TV shows) that are available to the subscriber for a certain...
US20130326558 METHOD FOR PERSONALIZED VIRTUAL CHANNEL MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK-BASED MULTIMEDIA REPRODUCTION SYSTEM WITH VIRTUAL CHANNELS  
A method for personalized virtual channel management includes: determining whether a received command is associated with virtual channel switching, wherein a network-based multimedia reproduction...
US20110321098 System and Method for Automatic Identification of Key Phrases during a Multimedia Broadcast  
An Internet Protocol television system includes a user profile agent, a keyword detection agent, and an information search agent. The user profile agent is in communication with a multimedia...
US20120110621 Social Aspects of Media Guides  
A computer-implemented method, including receiving, at a computing device, a request from a user to display descriptors of media programming content for a time period; identifying people...
US20070011705 Passenger aircraft entertainment system  
This invention discloses an entertainment system for providing entertainment to a user thereof, the system including an entertainment source (110), for providing entertainment in a distributable...
US20070011700 System for broadcasting advertisements  
A system for broadcasting inter-programme and/or intra-programme advertisements to a viewing or listening audience is disclosed. A given advertisement's target audience profile is matched to an...
US20060288367 Systems, methods and products for tailoring and bundling content  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for providing tailored content. A subscriber attribute from a content-access history of said subscriber is analyzed. A content offering that...
US20130247106 ELECTRONIC PROGRAMMING GUIDE  
An indication of user interest of a program of a particular television channel may be identified based on user interaction with a programming guide that displays first content. A selectable icon...
US20130067518 RECOMMENDING BROADCAST TRANSMISSIONS OF INTEREST TO A VIEWER  
Systems and methods identify broadcast transmissions of interest to a user by comparing a user's interest profile to characteristics, such as topic phrases, associated with available broadcast...