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US20140101701 UNIVERSAL AND PORTABLE CHANNEL DESIGNATIONS  
Systems and methods are described that provide favorite channel designation portability from a variety of locations, devices and/or programming service providers.
US20130268971 UNIVERSAL AND PORTABLE CHANNEL DESIGNATIONS  
Systems and methods are described that provide favorite channel designation portability from a variety of locations, devices and/or programming service providers.
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...
US20120198495 Recommendation Comparison Display  
A method for consolidating and comparing recommendations in selecting TV content for viewing by compiling and displaying recommendation and rating values for the same TV content from Sony and a...
US20140208360 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR PROVIDING MEDIA GUIDANCE WITH MEDIA CONTENT FROM ALTERNATE SOURCES  
In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, mechanisms for providing media guidance with media content from alternate sources are provided. In some embodiments, a method...
US20110289534 USER INTERFACE FOR CONTENT BROWSING AND SELECTION IN A MOVIE PORTAL OF A CONTENT SYSTEM  
A computer-implemented system and method for providing a user interface for content browsing and selection in a content system. Embodiments include: gathering available content information related...
US20120174161 CONTENT DISCOVERY AND DELIVERY WITH MULTIPLE SERVERS  
A system may include a client and a home media server in communication with the client. The home media server may be configured to receive a request for media content from the client; determine...
US20110307925 GENERATING USER-INTERACTIVE DISPLAYS USING PROGRAM CONTENT FROM MULTIPLE PROVIDERS  
The present invention teaches a method of creating and presenting a user interface comprising a Dynamic Mosaic Extended Electronic Programming Guide (DMXEPG) using video, audio, special...
US20100229200 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTION, DELIVERY AND DISPLAY OF ITV APPLICATIONS THAT BLEND PROGRAMMING INFORMATION OF ON-DEMAND AND BROADCAST SERVICE OFFERINGS  
A user interface allows for blending of television program choices from which a viewer may select, the blending representing options for linear and non-linear programming presented together within...
US20140282734 MULTI-OPTION SOURCING OF CONTENT AND INTERACTIVE TELEVISION  
A content manager receives a request to display a content guide of available content. In response to receiving the request, the content manager initiates display of the content guide on a display...
US20100180300 FEATURES FOR USE WITH ADVANCED SET-TOP APPLICATIONS ON INTERACTIVE TELEVISON SYSTEMS  
Advanced features for interactive television applications are described, including a back feature, a forward feature, a history feature, a go to feature, an extras feature, a reminder feature, a...
US20140289776 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FILTERING A TELEVISION CHANNEL LIST BASED ON CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS  
A system and method for automatically managing television channel lists is disclosed. Pixel resolutions characteristics of a plurality of televisions channels are analyzed. One or more high...
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...
US20080066109 VEHICLE VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM  
A video display system for use in a vehicle, includes a display disposed in a vehicle for viewing by an operator of the vehicle and a controller in communication with the display. The controller...
US20150033265 CONTENT DISCOVERY AND PLAYBACK IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT  
A processing resource detects that a subscriber entity subscribes to at least a first content service provider and a second content service provider. The processing resource receives a first...
US20060282857 Method for providing integrated EPG in dual mode DMB receiver  
Disclosed is a method for integrating and providing EPG information provided through a terrestrial DMB and a satellite DMB in a dual mode DMB receiver which supports both the terrestrial DMB and...
US20140068678 INTEGRATED VIDEO CONTENT  
A method includes receiving a request, associated with a user profile, for an integrated video guide for a video service. The integrated video guide is time based, and the video service includes...
US20120159549 SONY EPG AND METADATA SOLUTION WITH MULTIPLE SERVICE SOURCES  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for combining electronic program guide data and metadata input from multiple service providers to a common gateway server that connects...
US20080244657 Method and system of retrieving prior broadcasted programming at a user device from a service provider  
A communication system 10 includes a network such as the Internet 50 or a telephone system 52. A user device 14 communicates with the network. A service provider 12 communicates with the user...
US20130219422 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING INTERNET PROTOCOL VIDEO INTEGRATION WITHIN A HOME VIEWING NETWORK  
An improved audiovisual device enables users to watch content delivered over a network with the same ease of operation as a television set. The device is configured to accept an input stream from...
US20050160468 Interactive discovery of display device characteristics  
A system and method for determining the characteristics of a device coupled to a client device are disclosed. A method, according to one embodiment, includes driving a display device with a first...
US20060075433 System and method for detecting services which can be provided by at least two different services sources  
The system (16) for detecting services which can be provided by at least two different service sources (22, 24, 26, 28) comprises: —means (32, 34, 38, 40) for acquiring information concerning...
US20140282735 SECOND SCREEN METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS  
The present technology concerns cell phones and similar devices, and their use in conjunction with media content (electronic and physical) and other systems (e.g., televisions, digital video...
US20060037046 Aligning video data to create a comprehensive program guide  
Providing content listings for digital television broadcasts. A computing device matches digital broadcast television channel data (e.g., call signs or broadcast frequencies) with analog broadcast...
US20140181859 MEDIA PROCESSING METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS  
The present technology generally concerns cell phones and other portable devices, and more particularly concerns use of such devices in connection with media content (electronic and physical) and...
US20090044228 METHOD FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION RELATED TO AVAILABLE BROADCAST PROGRAMS IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK  
Disclosed is a method for providing information related to available broadcast programs, such as Electronic Program Guides or parts thereof, in a mobile communication network comprising a...
US20100088723 BROADCAST RECEIVER, AND CONTROL METHOD FOR BROADCAST RECEIVER  
The broadcast receiver includes a storage unit configured to store first broadcast information for specifying a broadcast channel and/or program viewable on the broadcast receiver, an acquisition...
US20150052562 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING MEDIA SERVICES  
A system and method for configuring media services is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a portal having a controller element to...
US20110093880 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PROVIDING AN INTEGRATED RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENT  
An approach for providing an integrated rich media environment is disclosed. A platform determines to generate metadata relating to media content. The metadata includes a parameter specifying rich...
US20100199312 META CHANNEL BASED MEDIA SYSTEM CONTROL TECHNOLGY  
Meta-channels identify content entries and indicate an order with which to experience the content entries. The meta-channels may include a multi-source meta-channel that includes at least a first...
US20110231878 TILE BASED MEDIA CONTENT SELECTION  
Mechanisms are provided for allowing a user to dynamically manage rich media content in an efficient and effective manner. Tiles including media content, personalized video selections, content...
US20140317662 PROVIDING CORRELATED PROGRAMMING INFORMATION FOR BROADCAST MEDIA CONTENT AND STREAMING MEDIA CONTENT  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing correlated programming information for broadcast media content and streaming media content. In one implementation, a processing device receives...
US20130014169 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD  
The present invention relates to a communication system operative to provide a user interface for selecting content from at least a first content domain and a second different content domain,...
US20110131610 NETWORK TELEVISION AND A METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
A network TV includes a network interface, a user interface, and a controller. The network interface establishes a connection with at least one content provider server through a network. The user...
US20100299703 Live Uplink Transmissions And Broadcasting Management System And Method  
A live uplink transmission and broadcasting management system and method for managing a plurality of live uplink transmissions and broadcasting events, the system comprising: (i) a publication...
US20110138424 DYNAMIC SWITCHING BETWEEN DIGITAL TV SERVICES  
A method for creating variants of a DTV service, a method which is simpler than the method defined in GBS0600, and the method can handle all use-case scenarios for simulcast linking in a way...
US20110202962 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program  
A package identifier generating unit generates, for each unique combination of information on specific items included in a package, a package identifier identifying the combination. A first table...
US20050055723 Indoor installation of TV broadcasting with return channel  
A user installation interfaces a television or like device with a video broadcast multi-channel feed signal. The installation comprises: a connector for connection to a video broadcast...
US20140109144 AGGREGATED CONTROL AND PRESENTATION OF MEDIA CONTENT FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES  
Systems and methods are described for aggregating media content from multiple sources for viewing on a local display or for placeshifting to a remote display. The aggregation system responds to...
US20060259926 Adaptable programming guide for networked devices  
An electronic content guide is disclosed. The electronic content guide preferably includes a source field for listing content sources and output devices. The electronic content guide also includes...
US20090031356 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING AND DISPLAYING BROADBAND CONTENT AVAILABILITY USING INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH A SATELLITE  
A communication system 100 includes a content management system 221 determining broadband content availability, and a transport processing system 250 dividing the broadband content availability...
US20120266194 MULTI-SOURCE SWITCHING IN A TELEVISION SYSTEM  
The present invention provides a tuning scheme for coordinating schedule information and programs received from multiple sources (26, 28, 30 and 34). In the preferred embodiment, an identifier...
US20090293088 Systems and Methods for Remote Access to Programming Information  
A method for remotely accessing selected content can include receiving a list of content separate from a video stream. The list of content can include content previously recorded according to a...
US20090094646 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTENT MAPPING  
Methods and systems for content mapping are described. Information regarding available content may be received from a plurality of content sources. A plurality of available content selections may...
US20090210908 PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR SHARING ESG METADATA  
A portable communication device and method for sharing electronic program information from one mobile device to another device includes an electronic program guide (EPG) application and an EPG...
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...
US20060161953 System and method of providing a combined content guide for an entertainment system  
A method of providing a combined content guide for a home entertainment system is provided and includes polling a first electronic device to receive a first set of content associated with the...
US20130139201 INTERACTIVE USER INTERFACE FOR TELEVISION APPLICATIONS  
An iTV user interface includes a navigable menu area through which a user can select from among a variety of services and a content display area in which formatted data associated with a selected...
US20060288398 Methods, systems, and products for providing sample content  
Methods, systems, devices, and products provide sample content. One such device includes a processor that receives an electronic programming guide including a listing of available content. The...
US20110162009 UNIFIED RECORDING LISTING ACROSS MULTIPLE DEVICES  
A method may include requesting aggregated index information relating to media content stored on a least two digital video recorder (DVR) devices. The aggregated index information is received in...

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