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US20060015902 Viewing history recording method and viewing history use method  
In electric appliances (11) such as a digital TV and the like, a device agent (20) records viewing-and-listening date and time, a media type identifier and a content identifier in a group as...
US20080177773 CUSTOMIZED MEDIA SELECTION USING DEGREES OF SEPARATION TECHNIQUES  
A method and interface for providing media content to users across a network. The method includes the steps of presenting a media interface to the user that indicates the content provider for the...
US20070204287 Content Ratings and Recommendations  
Content ratings and recommendations is described. In an embodiment, a ratings service compiles ratings of programs for a rating system that is associated with a group of viewers, where a viewer of...
US20070266401 Method and Apparatus for Communicating Popularity Ratings to Users  
A method of providing popularity ratings to users includes monitoring experiences of users with programs, generating popularity ratings associated with the programs in response to the monitoring,...
US20070136751 Television receiver apparatus and method for automatically performing an action based on viewership information  
A television receiver apparatus and method is disclosed that allow a viewer to define a viewer profile, to receive and process viewership information received from the program provider, and to...
US20050071869 Informational material selection  
The selection of informational material.
US20110061071 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERNET ACCESS TO A PERSONAL TELEVISION SERVICE  
A communication system and a family of methods for remote access to personal television service are disclosed. According to this invention, a remote personal TV service center provides centralized...
US20100122297 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USER LIKES MODELING  
Modeling user likes and dislikes is an important aspect of target marketing. Typically, a user performs several activities related to a particular domain, and the outcomes of these activities...
US20060117349 Providing a personalized programming guide  
Provided is a personalized programming guide containing television programming information which corresponds to events scheduled in an electronic calendar, where the calendar application may...
US20060161950 Program recommending apparatus, program recommended apparatus, and program recommending system  
When carrying out program recommendation between friends and acquaintances, only information necessary for identifying a recommendation program rather than the program content itself is...
US20060242668 Method for displaying personal information in an interactive television programme  
A process for displaying personal information in an interactive television broadcast comprising: acquiring personal information with the aid of personal equipment, transmitting the personal...
US20060080703 Content storage method and system  
A content storage method and system for use in a content distribution network are provided. A personal file locker is established on the network for a user. A content-storage-request database is...
US20050278736 System and method for optimizing media play transactions  
A database interface for developing at least one media play is disclosed. The database interface for developing at least one media play includes a plurality of templates, generated in accordance...
US20060143654 Video display device, video signal output device and channel selection method for video display device  
A video display device comprising a display unit, a registration section configured to register a user's favorite category, an extraction section configured to extract information to provide a...
US20100083318 DETERMINING USER-TO-USER SIMLARITIES IN AN ONLINE MEDIA ENVIRONMENT  
The determination of similarities between users in an online entertainment environment is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a method of operating an entertainment server,...
US20090106798 CHARACTER STRING RECEIVING DEVICE, CHARACTER STRING TRANSFERRING DEVICE, CHARACTER STRING TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SYSTEM, CONTENT RECEIVING TERMINAL-SPECIFIC SYSTEM LSI, NAME LIST SHARING SYSTEM, NAME LIST SHARING METHOD, AND CONTENT RECOMMENDING METHOD  
A character string receiving device includes a reception unit for receiving character string data indicating a character string via unidirectional communication, and a character string processing...
US20090106796 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDNG SUBSCRIPTION DATA  
Methods and systems for providing subscription data are described. Subscription data may be received from a subscription data source. The video content may be provided for presentation. A...
US20080082999 Broadcast receiver, server device and program recommending method of broadcast receiver  
According to one embodiment, a broadcast receiver includes a tuner which receives and demodulates a broadcast signal, an extracting section which extracts electronic program information from the...
US20060242661 Method and device for generating a user profile on the basis of playlists  
This invention relates to a method (and corresponding device) of generating a user profile on the basis of playlists, wherein the user profile is generated on the basis of the user's own playlists...
US20050278742 Method and apparatus for the display of a viewing events list  
A method and apparatus for the display of a viewing events list, wherein a viewing events list includes receiving a plurality of viewing event indicators, wherein each of the plurality of viewing...
US20070124756 Detecting Repeating Content in Broadcast Media  
Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products provide social and interactive applications for detecting repeating content in broadcast media. In some implementations, a method includes:...
US20050166233 Network for matching an audience with deliverable content  
An audience matching network includes local domains that collect information about audience members, including behavioral and characteristics information. A network profile corresponding to...
US20130074109 TELEVISION LISTING USER INTERFACE BASED ON TRENDING  
Systems, methods, and media for a television listing user interface for set top boxes, computers, tablets, mobile phones, and other devices. Exemplary methods may include ranking broadcast content...
US20110088051 Method, Apparatus and System for Recommending Media Content  
A method, an apparatus, and a system for recommending media content beyond existing single form of media content recommendation through selection of content from Electronic Program Guide (EPG)...
US20070136755 Video content viewing support system and method  
A video content viewing support system includes unit acquiring video content and text data corresponding to the video content, unit extracting viewpoints from the video content, based on the text...
US20100131983 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A MODULAR MEDIA GUIDANCE DASHBOARD APPLICATION  
Systems and methods for a modular media guidance dashboard application are provided that present a customizable interactive user interface across multiple media platforms through which...
US20090125945 Broadcast receiver, broadcast data transmitting method and broadcast data receiving method  
A broadcast receiver, broadcast data transmitting method and broadcast data receiving method are disclosed, by which information on a service provided by a service provider can be provided, by...
US20070067797 Package metadata and targeting/synchronization service providing system using the same  
Provided are package metadata and a targeting and synchronization service providing system using the same. The package metadata for a targeting and synchronization service that can provide a...
US20050278741 Query-based electronic program guide  
An electronic program guide (EPG) organizes and presents programming information to the viewer and allows for creation of queries to facilitate both simple and complex searches of the programming...
US20100122294 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CREATING CUSTOM VIDEO MOSAIC PAGES WITH LOCAL CONTENT  
Systems and methods for providing custom video mosaic pages are provided. The custom pages may be locally-generated, remotely-generated, or partially locally-generated and partially...
US20080313675 CHANNEL LINEUP REORGANIZATION BASED ON METADATA  
A user interface representing a channel lineup reorganization based on metadata may be described. An apparatus may comprise a user interface module to display at least one shorter list of relevant...
US20110214146 DEVICE FOR RECEIVING BROADCASTING PROGRAM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING FAVORITE CHANNEL  
A device for receiving a broadcasting program and a method for displaying a favorite channel may be disclosed. A method for displaying a favorite channel in a device for receiving a broadcasting...
US20110247036 PREFERENTIAL PROGRAM GUIDE  
A method may include selecting a plurality programs to recommend to a user based on preferences of the user. The method may include displaying a program guide including a timeline, wherein the...
US20140059614 EPG DATA INTERFACE  
A display for an Intelligent television (TV) includes a live TV display and an Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) display. The EPG display is positioned at a side of the live TV display and...
US20070186242 Personal content recorder suggestion and subscription  
An advantageous system, apparatus, and method for publishing and subscribing to viewer supplied suggestions for programming are provided allowing for personalized suggestions from individual...
US20060156337 Method for operating a personalized radio system  
A method is described for the operation of a broadcasting system (1) in which various program contents are sent to the users of the broadcasting system and the users of the broadcasting system are...
US20050060746 Method and apparatus for providing digital television viewer with user-friendly user interface using avatar  
Provided are a method and apparatus for providing a digital television viewer with a user-friendly user interface using avatars. The method of providing a user interface using an avatar generates...
US20070186254 Video distribution system and method of managing receiving terminal of video distribution service  
A video distribution system includes plural receiving terminals, a video distribution apparatus, and a common ID issuing and managing apparatus. Each of the plural receiving terminals has a...
US20090271826 Method of recommending broadcasting contents and recommending apparatus therefor  
A method for recommending broadcasting contents, is performed by a multimedia contents reproducing device of a first user. The method includes the operations of logging a broadcasting contents...
US20050138661 Viewing information collecting system, viewing information collecting server, and portable terminal  
A viewing information collecting system includes a terminal and a server. The terminal outputs a broadcast program to be viewed, and generates viewing state information indicating a state that the...
US20060010022 Method for allocating advertising resources  
A method of allocating advertising resources uses a database that includes a number of business unit characteristics, one being an average allocation of advertising costs over time. A regression...
US20080092158 Interactive content for media content access systems and methods  
In one of many possible embodiments, a system includes a content delivery subsystem providing an enhanced content data stream, which includes media content from a first source and interactive...
US20050015800 Method and system for managing television advertising  
Methods, a computer-readable medium, and a system are provided for managing television advertising inventory and pricing in a service area. Available advertising information is classified into a...
US20050172317 ONU device for providing EPG information and program notifying method thereof  
An ONU device and a program notifying method thereof in a broadcasting-telecommunications system are provided. In the ONU device, a channel switching monitor generates channel switching...
US20060190965 Display method  
Picture-on-picture technology is used in the present invention to divide a television screen into a main picture and suffix pictures. The main picture displays the selected channel. The three...
US20090328106 Video content control system with automatic content selection  
For selection of entertainment of the most personal interest to a user, a video content control system processes records of video programs against user data. A program record contains data...
US20070199017 Intelligent automated method and system for optimizing the value of the sale and/or purchase of certain advertising inventory  
The present invention creates an intelligent automated system that enables media outlets to optimize the value of their advertising inventory. It also enables media outlets, on a platform-agnostic...
US20060085814 Digital content reproduction device and digital content use control method  
In a content reproduction apparatus according to the present invention, for example, a content usage time indicating a usage permitted time of content is set for the content, and a content...
US20050091680 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, storage medium, and program  
A receiving apparatus receives a broadcast program in a manner convenient for users depending on the content of the broadcast program. A tuner selects a broadcast program that matches the...
US20090044225 METHOD OF BUILDING UP GROUP PROFILE FOR CUSTOMIZING EPG VIEWING AND METHOD OF USING THE GROUP PROFILE  
The method of building group profiles for customizing EPG viewing includes the steps of: automatically establishing background information of viewers by means of personal profiles of the viewers;...