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US20140196067 UNIVERSAL MULTIPLEXER FOR CONTENT CHANNELS VIA INJECTING  
An interface for a single network point that provides channels of content and services to a subscribing user while maintaining the functionality of the channels of content as separate entities....
US20120151532 SDV QUICK TUNE ALGORITHM  
A switched digital video (SDV) system and method that provides a seamless transition when tuning a set-top box from a first SDV service to a second SDV service. The method detects a set up service...
US20120089997 SHARED PLANNER  
An improved media system is provided for sharing, accessing and managing stored media content between a plurality of networked Set-Top Boxes (STB). Aspects include displaying a global STB planner...
US20150046951 INTELLIGENT URL SYSTEM FOR RECOMMENDING VIDEO PROGRAMS  
An addressing format, or intelligent Uniform Resource Locator (IURL), is used to direct users amongst content across disparate sources. Information about media content items available across the...
US20140237500 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A USER CUSTOMIZED AND/OR PERSONAL TELEVISION AND/OR ENTERTAINMENT ACCOUNT  
A computer-implemented method, including receiving, with a receiver, information regarding a selection of entertainment content available for receiving pursuant to a personal entertainment...
US20150215666 ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS WITH USER AGENTS FOR MANAGING CANVASES ON THE DISPLAYS  
An electronic visual display includes a screen having a plurality of canvases each configured to display content from at least one content source. The content displayed on each one of the...
US20130254812 IPTV RADIO DEVICE USING LOW-BANDWIDTH CONNECTION  
Providing audio services to an Internet television device using a low-bandwidth Internet connection, including: configuring the Internet television device to operate and receive audio services...
US20130132994 MEDIA CONTENT AGGREGATOR AND CONTENT RATING SYSTEM  
Methods and systems include providing a plurality of rebroadcasting devices at a plurality of different geographic locations and controlling the plurality of rebroadcasting devices to receive...
US20130081088 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PLAYING BROADCAST CONTENT IN BROADCASTING SYSTEM  
A method and an apparatus for playing broadcast content in a broadcasting system are provided. The method and the apparatus enable a viewer to watch an entire event by broadcasting the event...
US20140137160 Method for User Session Transitioning Among Streaming Interactive Video Servers  
A plurality of servers whose video output is coupled to video compression apparatus that transmits streaming interactive video to a plurality of users, with a feedback loop whereby the streaming...
US20050149969 TV graphical menu interface that provides browseable listing of connected removable media content  
A method for displaying content on a video display comprising the steps of coupling the video display with an external storage device having content files stored thereon. The content files from...
US20110035775 Technique for delivering network personal video recorder service and broadcast programming service over communications network  
A resident application and a second application are provided in a set-top terminal to receive a TV broadcast service and network personal video recorder (NPVR) service, respectively. The resident...
US20150121431 CROSS-PLATFORM INTERFACE FOR A TELEVISION DEVICE  
A method for providing a cross-platform interface for a television device is provided, including the following method operations: identifying available services for consumption on a television...
US20150156566 CONTENT ITEM RECEIVER MODULE AND METHOD  
The present invention relates to a content item receiver module and method. The content item receiver module is operative for a content item delivery system, configured to operate in a first and...
US20150058897 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SERVICE PROVIDER  
A method of providing information about a service provider by using an electronic device displaying contents is described. Information corresponding to first service providers which are able to...
US20050066366 Receiving apparatus, method for displaying in conjunction with television program, and printing control method  
A television receiver 2 includes: a television picture generation unit 200 that receives at least one television program broadcast including a URL which indicates a server 3 where a content 301...
US20100064324 DYNAMIC VIDEO SOURCE SELECTION  
A Dynamic Video Source Selection (DVSS) component that can be implemented in a physical or virtual STB that is capable of presenting a high quality service and consistent navigational paradigm to...
US20130047174 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING BROADCAST RECEIVING DEVICE  
An apparatus to manipulate a broadcast receiving device using a portable terminal obtains location information of a portable device and determines if any broadcast receiving devices and broadcast...
US20140344868 SWITCHING METHOD OF DIFFERENT DISPLAY WINDOWS OF A TV  
The present invention provides a switching method of the different display windows of a TV. Before the switching, the TV displays the TV programs, received from the broadcast system and a server,...
US20150033269 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AVAILABILITY OF A MEDIA ASSET  
A method and apparatus for displaying information in a user interface is provided. For a class of media assets including at least one sub-class, a level of access to each of the at least one...
US20090271827 TV ON/OFF TIMER FEATURE FOR DISPLAYING USER-SELECTED NON-TV TUNER CONTENT  
A TV viewer may select a wake-up or “on” time at which a TV is automatically energized. The viewer may also select a content source such as a music player, a disk player, a game console, and the...
US20130291023 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING AUGMENTED BROADCAST CONTENT USING AUGMENTATION REGION INFORMATION  
Provided is a method for processing augmented broadcast content, and the method includes receiving, from a broadcast content provider, broadcast content and augmentation region information...
US20140137159 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING A USER DEVICE TO SELECT AND WIRELESSLY RECEIVE TELEVISION AUDIO  
Systems and methods for using a cell phone to select and wirelessly receive audio from a display in a multi-display environment are provided.
US20090150939 SPANNING MULTIPLE MEDIUMS  
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can facilitate a more robust experience in connection with content consumption. The architecture can span several mediums by way of...
US20050081240 Digital broadcasting receiver and method for displaying service component of digital broadcasting  
Provided are a method for effectively displaying a service component of a digital broadcasting and a digital broadcasting receiver that allow a user to effectively to select a desired service...
US20100211978 DOWNLOADING TV CHANNEL MAP BASED ON LOCATION AND PROVIDER  
A network-enabled TV sends a geographic location to an Internet server and in response receives back a list of TV service providers for the location. A user selects a provider and the server in...
US20060015907 Broadcast program information display apparatus and broadcast program information display method  
A broadcast program information display apparatus comprises a receiver which receives program information of channels, a display device which displays program information in a certain time zone on...
US20150020119 PERSONALIZED USER INTERFACE FOR MANAGING MULTIMEDIA STREAMS  
The disclosure is related to a personalized user interface having at least one moving image produced based on a multimedia stream received in real time from a preferred streaming server. A service...
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...
US20130097642 AGGREGATION OF MULTIPLE MEDIA STREAMS TO A USER  
A media stream aggregation mechanism receives and analyzes multiple media streams and creates an aggregate media stream output based on user preferences. In this manner a media provider that uses...
US20130191871 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEVISION MEDIA CONTENT SHARING  
A method and apparatus for enabling IP service subscribers to share media contents with other IP service subscribers or Internet users in either a secured or open fashion are disclosed. In one...
US20110047572 INTEGRATED USER INTERFACE FOR INTERNET-ENABLED TV  
A user interface (UI) for an Internet enabled TV lists content genre such as photos, music, and video, and for each genre a sub-list of content is provided regardless of the source of the content,...
US20080209476 LIVE INTEGRATION OF PUSH-TO-TALK (PTT) AUDIO WITH INDEPENDENT VIDEO FEED  
The present invention discloses a mosaic video channel and a system for generating the mosaic video channel. A system in accordance with the present invention indicates an audio input for a mosaic...
US20080034391 Resource Conflict Resolution For Multiple Television  
A system for managing resource-usage conflict among a plurality of viewers associated with a plurality of TVs, including a plurality of resources for shared usage among the viewers, the resources...
US20110283310 Media Processing Methods and Arrangements  
The present technology concerns cell phones and other portable devices, and more particularly concerns use of such devices in connection with media content (electronic and physical) and with other...
US20080229366 Method for Customizing a User Interface for Selecting Broadcast Sources  
A service is provided to program a consumer's remote control device to display logos or call signs of the broadcast stations as soft buttons instead of the conventional channel numbering. The...
US20100287592 BROADCAST SOCIAL AND MEDIA NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
Methods for providing access to third-party content related to a television program of interest to a user via a single user interface. When a user schedules a recording of a television program,...
US20070130588 User-customized sound themes for television set-top box interactions  
Television sound themes for a set-top box interactive television system may be customized for each member of a household. Machine-readable media may provide customization logic and user interface...
US20140351864 TELEVISION BROADCAST RECEIVER  
The control portion of a television broadcast receiver individually processes, in a pseudo manner, a network application as one of choices of an “input target” and/or a “reception channel” and...
US20090119717 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UTILIZING VIDEO CONTENT TO OBTAIN TEXT KEYWORDS OR PHRASES FOR PROVIDING CONTENT RELATED TO LINKS TO NETWORK-BASED RESOURCES  
A method and system is provided for utilizing video content to obtain text keywords or phrases for providing content related links from network-based resources for information related to the video...
US20050034157 Apparatus and method for encoding/decoding broadcast/spare contents  
Provided are an apparatus and a method of encoding/decoding broadcast contents and spare contents. The method of decoding broadcast contents and spare contents includes determining whether a...
US20090150940 DOWNLOADING OF AN INTERACTIVE APPLICATION TO A BROADCAST PROGRAMMING RECEIVER  
A broadcast programming receiver includes first and second tuners, a user interface, a memory, output circuitry, and control logic. The first tuner is configured to receive the programming, while...
US20150256889 CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDING VARIOUS TYPES OF CONTENT  
A control method and display apparatus for providing various types of content is provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit which displays an image of contents; a storage unit which...
US20080216124 Video System Showing Original Channel During Zapping on a Tv  
The invention relates to a video system which is able to show more than one channel at the same time. If a user, after watching an original channel sufficiently long, zaps to another channel, the...
US20080120652 Separation of content types on a portable media player device  
A system and method for operating a portable device 36 includes storing a first video file on the portable device 36 with a first file format and, storing a second video file on the portable...
US20150181295 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISPLAYING MEDIA CONTENT AND MEDIA GUIDANCE INFORMATION  
A system comprises television equipment and a number of portable electronic devices. The television equipment includes a large display and control circuitry. The control circuitry receives media...
US20070192802 Method for Utilizing a Media Adapter to Manage Multimedia Data Stored in a Plurality of Multimedia Sources  
A method for utilizing a media adapter to manage multimedia data stored in a plurality of multimedia sources includes: the media adapter receiving an user access data; obtaining access...
US20150113571 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT SWITCHING  
Methods and apparatus for content switching in a content distribution network. In one embodiment, an apparatus is configured to receive a user selection for content. The apparatus processes the...
US20100169931 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING SELECTED BROADCAST PROGRAMMING  
Systems, apparatus and methods are described for presenting selected broadcast programming in response to information received from an RFID or other tag associated with a viewer. Such a system may...
US20110067070 DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF  
A display apparatus and a driving method thereof, which are able to conveniently and efficiently provide a social networking service and a broadcasting service between users. The display apparatus...

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