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US20140196083 CONTENT-BASED CONTROL SYSTEM  
Generally this disclosure describes a method for controlling the operation of a system based on a determination of content that is airing on a channel. A method may include transmitting at least...
US20110099582 Systems and Methods to Perform Actions Upon Content Items Associated with Multiple Series Subscriptions  
Methods and systems are disclosed that include receiving an instruction to compare at least one criterion to content items associated with multiple series subscriptions. A method includes issuing...
US20130205323 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A SYNCHRONOUS EVENT MANAGER FOR AUTOMATIC CONTENT RECOGNITION  
A method and system for a synchronous event manager for automatic content recognition (ACR) are described. A display device, such as a connected television or mobile device, may be operable to...
US20110169913 SET-TOP BOX CIRCUITRY SUPPORTING 2D AND 3D CONTENT REDUCTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE VIEWING ENVIRONMENT CONSTRAINTS  
Set-top box circuitry and methods of operating the same are described that support the delivery of media content between one or more media content sources and a screen assembly of a display system....
US20090055857 VIDEO CHANNEL CURATION  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a schedule of videos is received from a curator, wherein the curator is involved in displaying videos on a web page and the schedule is a list...
US20130024882 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SOCIAL COMMERCE SERVER FOR PERFORMING COUPON SEARCH  
Disclosed is an electronic device. The electronic device may include a communication unit and a control unit. The communication unit may provide access to at least one network. The control unit...
US20070028266 Recommendation of video content based on the user profile of users with similar viewing habits  
A method for recommending a video content to a viewer. The method including the steps of: determining a user profile of the viewer, the user profile indicating the viewing preferences of the...
US20090320062 RETAIL OUTLET TV FEATURE DISPLAY SYSTEM  
An automatic feature demonstration mode for TV products that can be used in retail stores. TV features that otherwise would be overlooked by customers or misrepresented by the sales staff are...
US20060218618 Dual display interactive video  
The disclosed process provides software based business methods for interactive content dissemination over the internet and a revenue framework for billing and tracking in relationship to usage by...
US20140181185 Systems and Methods For Providing Customized Media Channels  
The present application describes systems and methods for creating customized media channels. A method of the invention according to some embodiments includes: (a) transmitting to a user device...
US20140059631 User Communication Management Center  
The present invention provides integration of separate functions, such as television viewing, Internet television viewing, gaming, video recording, telephone call handling, etc. in a user friendly...
US20120066712 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NOTIFYING ADVERTISERS OF AVAILABLE TARGETED ADVERTISING SLOTS  
An advertising slot notification (ASN) system and method for automatically notifying an advertiser that a desired targeted advertising slot meeting an advertiser-defined preference is available....
US20060236342 Systems and methods for video-rich navigation  
Methods and systems are disclosed that provide a user with efficient video-rich navigation (VRN) of media assets in an interactive media guidance application, such as an interactive program guide....
US20120066731 CUSTOMER SERVICE CONTACT  
A method may include receiving, from a first user device, one or more session control protocol messages to establish a session between a workstation and a second user device, wherein the one or...
US20140201780 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING A USER PROFILE BASED CUSTOMIZED MEDIA GUIDE THAT INCLUDES AN INTERNET SOURCE  
Systems and methods for presenting user-generated content in as easily accessible manner using an interactive media guide are provided. In particular, a user may be able to peruse user-generated...
US20130305287 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING A USER PROFILE BASED CUSTOMIZED MEDIA GUIDE THAT INCLUDES AN INTERNET SOURCE  
Systems and methods for presenting user-generated content in an easily accessible manner using an interactive media guide are provided. In particular, a user may be able to peruse user-generated...
US20100058397 Aggregation of Retailers For Televised Media Programming Product Placement  
For electronic commerce, selected items are tracked in a database and are made available for purchase by interactions with a customer. The construction and maintenance of the database may be...
US20110010737 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NOTIFICATION-BASED CUSTOMIZED ADVERTISEMENT  
Systems and methods are provided for realizing fully customized mobile advertisement services based on notifications. Such systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments, allow for full...
US20120272258 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DISPLAYING CONTENT  
An indication that a user is accessing an online resource is received from a user terminal. The online resource provides an item of primary content for display on the user terminal with an...
US20080307475 SHARING A STREAMING VIDEO  
A video segment can be shared over a computer network by first receiving the video segment at a receiving computer on the network. The receiving computer assures that the video segment is in a...
US20050216951 Anticipatory video signal reception and processing  
A system and method that provide reduced latency in a video signal processing system. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise receiving a current request from a user for first video...
US20120260274 Method and system for providing wireless LAN service using rental digital television  
A method and system for providing a wireless LAN service using a rental digital television is provided. When a wireless-LAN-embedded digital television leased to a first user is turned on, the...
US20110055859 Systems and Methods for Providing Content To A Subscriber Through a Foreign Service Provider and For Facilitating The Subscriber Incurring a Fee For Viewing The Content  
Various embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for providing content to a subscriber of a first video service provider through a second video service provider and for...
US20120124604 AUTOMATIC PASSIVE AND ANONYMOUS FEEDBACK SYSTEM  
A system for generating passive and anonymous feedback of multimedia content viewed by users is disclosed. The multimedia content may include recorded video content, video-on-demand content,...
US20100318406 Quantitative Branding Analysis  
A method and system for analysis and evaluation of branding of commercial products embedded in entertainment programming. The entertainment programming may be divided into blocks that are compared...
US20080276278 USER INTERFACE PRESENTING ENHANCED VIDEO CONTENT INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH VIDEO PROGRAMS  
Providing interactive access to video programming and video content information in a multimedia system. A processing device of the multimedia system receives video content information associated...
US20110067045 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENCOURAGING VIEWERS TO WATCH TELEVISION PROGRAMS  
Methods and apparatus for encouraging viewers to pay attention to commercials by incentivizing viewers to watch. Viewers are notified that they can receive rewards for answering one or more...
US20080092189 Web video distribution system for e-commerce, information-based or services websites  
A method of presenting video content to clients of an e-commerce, information-based or services website is provided enabling their website designers or providers to benefit from the vastly growing...
US20140059623 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING PROGRAMMING ON DEMAND TO A SMART DEVICE  
A system and method for obtaining access to multimedia programming transmissions while residing in a temporary dwelling is provided. The temporary dwelling includes a smart docking station in which...
US20120240176 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FEDERATED OVER-THE-TOP CONTENT DELIVERY  
A method is provided for managing over-the-top delivery of content through a plurality of content delivery networks (CDN). The method provided works transparently with standard HTTP servers...
US20110029998 IN-FLIGHT VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM  
An in-flight entertainment system includes a flight system server and seat video display units connected to the flight system server via a network. Each seat video display unit has a video display...
US20140089958 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RECOMMENDING MEDIA ASSETS BASED ON VISUAL ATTRIBUTES  
Methods and systems are described herein for providing improved recommendations of media content by comparing visual attributes of a media asset to visual preferences of a user. A media guidance...
US20130042291 Streaming Audio Visual Content Simultaneously to Different Topologies on a Wireless Adapter  
A source of video data may be coupled to a plurality of sinks using a wireless branch device with more than one connector. Numbers may be assigned to the connectors in a sequence depending on the...
US20100011387 METHOD FOR VALIDATING ACCESS TO A PRODUCT BY MEANS OF A SECURITY MODULE  
A method for validating access to a product by a security module associated with a user unit unidirectionally connected to a managing center MC transmitting management messages being generated...
US20140115624 Security and Certification in a Set Top Box Device Having a Mixed Operating System or Framework Environment  
A set top box or similar device incorporating key management and certification support functions for establishing and maintaining compliance and flexibility with respect to applicable certification...
US20130198766 METHOD FOR PROVIDING USER INTERFACE AND VIDEO RECEIVING APPARATUS THEREOF  
A method for providing a user interface (UI) and a video receiving apparatus using the same are provided. According to the method for providing the UI, a video is received and displayed, one from...
US20140189757 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING COMMENTARY  
The invention discloses a system having electronic means for providing commentary audibly and/or visually, which electronic means is adapted to provide such commentary asynchronously. The system...
US20140109120 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR CAPTURING NATURAL RESPONSES TO ADVERTISEMENTS  
Systems, methods, and computer program products described herein may allow for the capture of a user's reaction to an advertisement. The reaction may be verbal or may take the form of a gesture....
US20060031891 Wireless video camera for an A/V telecommunication device  
An information appliance including a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection, and a video processor connected to the network connection includes a...
US20120036524 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING USING AN INTERNET TELEVISION  
A system and method for social networking using an Internet television (TV) associated with an Internet TV set-top box are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user is allowed to register in a social...
US20070089133 Method of displaying electronic program information  
A method of displaying electronic program information includes the steps of (a) using a video converter to receive or transmit information about programs to be played over at least one channel and...
US20060064644 Short-term filmmaking event administered over an electronic communication network  
Methods and systems for conducting short-tem filmmaking events are disclosed, in which a set of rules is provided to a plurality of entities, each entity comprising an individual or a team of...
US20110283303 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHARING SERVICE GUIDE OR SERVICE GUIDE FRAGMENTS IN MOBILE BROADCAST SYSTEM  
A method and system is provided for sharing a service guide or a service guide fragment in a mobile broadcast system supporting a mobile broadcast service. A Broadcast Service Provisioning Client...
US20140130081 MANAGING A TV APPLICATION FOR OVER-THE-TOP TV  
A method of displaying content on a TV using over-the-top (OTT) processes where the viewer has a user experience similar to or identical with conventional TV usage. The viewer powers on the TV and...
US20110296455 MOVING PICTURE PROVIDING SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC ADVERTISEMENT VARYING ACCORDING TO TIMES  
A moving picture providing system for providing a dynamic advertisement varying according to times is provided. The moving picture providing system determines an advertisement priority that varies...
US20120240170 AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM PROVIDING PEDS WITH SATELLITE TV PROGRAMMING CHANNELS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
A communications system for an aircraft includes an aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system that includes an antenna, a satellite television (TV) receiver connected to the antenna for...
US20070157246 Sports Broadcast Scheduler  
A customized sports broadcast schedule is generated. Rankings are assigned to teams based on performance, popularity, and/or season stage. A customer-specific psychographic profile is generated...
US20120167125 VIDEO CONTENT NAVIGATION WITH REVENUE MAXIMIZATION  
A method for maximizing revenue in a video-on-demand (VOD) system operated by a service provider is disclosed. For a plurality of VOD content items, an expected revenue value to the service...
US20120124612 VIDEO STREAMING ENTITLEMENT DETERMINED BASED ON THE LOCATION OF THE VIEWER  
Users of portable devices may stream video content to the portable device based on an entitlement determination that includes determining the location of the portable device. A device may receive a...
US20110067043 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ADVERTISING-ON-DEMAND  
A TV advertisement server (TA server) and method of providing advertising-on-demand includes a TV, a set-top-box (STB) connected with the TV, and connected with the STB. When the STB sends a...