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8824874 Apparatus and method for converting operation mode in image display compound device  
An operation-mode conversion apparatus for an image display compound device includes a power-state detector which detects a power state of the compound device, an operation-mode determination unit...
8826334 Television receiving apparatus and method for displaying an electronic program guide  
A television receiving apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive a broadcasting program, a program information obtaining unit configured to obtain program information about the...
8824751 Digital photograph group editing and access  
A process of managing a digital photo involves capturing the photo using a digital camera; communicating the photo to a server system; the server system identifying faces of people in the photo;...
8826338 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages  
An interactive television program guide is provided. The interactive television program guide provides a user with the opportunity to select a language for playing television programming and...
8826354 Method and system for testing closed caption content of video assets  
A method and system for monitoring video assets provided by a multimedia content distribution network includes testing closed captions provided in output video signals. A video and audio portion of...
8823874 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8817181 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8817185 Electronic device, control method, and control program product  
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a reproduction controller and a transmitter. The reproduction controller is configured to reproduce a first type of information of a first...
8817188 Systems and methods for automatic adjustment of text  
Systems and methods for automatic adjustment of text in a video are described. At least one embodiment includes a system for automatic adjustment of text in a video on a display comprising a ratio...
8817180 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8804035 Method and system for communicating descriptive data in a television broadcast system  
A method and system for communicating text descriptive data has a receiving device that receives a data signal having text description data corresponding to a description of a video signal. A...
8804047 Method and apparatus for enabling the display of a text service upon audio muting  
A method for controlling two devices, separated from each other, during an audio muting mode operation. A control device causes an audio device to become muted during the audio muting mode. The...
8797461 Screen time control device and method  
A screen time control device includes a source interface for receiving a video signal, a processor connected to the video source interface for overlaying the video signal with a translucent signal...
8799356 Method for synchronizing a Rich Media action with an audiovisual change, corresponding device and computer software, method for generating a Rich Media presentation and corresponding computer software  
The invention relates to a method for synchronizing an action in a piece of Rich Media® content with a change in a piece of audiovisual content, said Rich Media® and audiovisual content being p...
8797459 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8792055 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8792054 Automatic subtitle resizing  
A method, apparatus and computer program for displaying video and accompanying text data on a display are provided. The method includes receiving media content that includes video and determining...
8786777 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
RE45044 Television advertising automated billing system  
Advertising is marked with a code in a way which makes it difficult to fool the system. The advertising is marked with a code at the time the advertising is produced. Then, when the advertising is...
8782721 Closed captions for live streams  
Systems and methods of processing closed captions for live streams are disclosed. For example, a media server may receive closed captioning data associated with a live video stream, where the...
8780268 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8782722 Decoding of closed captions at a media server  
Systems and methods of processing closed captions are disclosed. For example, a media server may receive a first video stream and first closed caption data associated with the first video stream....
8773589 Audio/video methods and systems  
Audio and or video data is structurally and persistently associated with auxiliary sensor data (e.g., relating to acceleration, orientation or tilt) through use of a unitary data object, such as a...
8769570 Method of processing application in digital broadcast receiver connected with interactive network and the digital broadcast receiver  
A digital broadcast receiver is disclosed. The method of processing an application in a digital broadcast receiver connected with an interactive network includes receiving, from a broadcast...
8760575 Adaptive videodescription player  
The computer readable storage medium includes computer executable instructions for implementing a videodescription player module. The computer executable instructions implementing a user interface...
8760576 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8760498 Disparity data transport in standard caption service  
A method of processing disparity data for closed captions for three dimensional video involves receiving closed caption data including closed caption text within a first Standard service block...
8754984 System and method for video caption re-overlaying for video adaptation and retargeting  
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of processing an electronic image having caption text includes receiving the electronic source image, detecting the caption text in the electronic source...
8754986 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8754985 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8752120 Digital broadcasting receiving apparatus and method for controlling the same  
A choice specifying unit 500 specifies, as displayable subtitles, standard subtitles which a subtitle processing unit 300 can decode using a standard function, and expanded subtitles which the...
8743282 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8743283 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8737811 Playback device, integrated circuit, playback method, and program  
A playback device that secures coexistence of a built-in GUI for a built-in machine created uniquely by the manufacturer and a stereoscopic image created by the contents provider. A subtitle...
8730391 Adaptive control of LCD display characteristics based on video content  
Determining video content type of a video displayed on a LCD and triggering adjustment in drive power of the LCD based on the video content type. The video content type indicates relative content...
8732775 Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content  
A method includes receiving closed captioning data at a computing device. The closed captioning data is associated with a video on demand asset and is represented in a first format. The method also...
8730301 Service linkage to caption disparity data transport  
A method of processing disparity data for closed captions for three dimensional video involves receiving closed caption data including closed caption text within a service block having a service...
8726309 Methods and apparatus for presenting substitute content in an audio/video stream using text data  
Various embodiments of apparatus and/or methods are described for skipping, filtering and/or replacing content from an audio/video stream using text data associated with the audio/video stream. The...
8718366 Moving text detection in video  
Methods and apparatus for detecting moving text in video comprising receiving consecutive frames from a video stream, extracting a sequence of pixels from the consecutive frames, categorizing the...
8711283 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8711282 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8711281 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof  
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for...
8713625 Delivery of captions, content advisory and other data through digital interface  
In certain implementations, closed captioning data can be packaged in IP packets and transmitted over an HDMI interface to permit closed captioning data to be rendered at a television set or other...
8695048 Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content  
A method includes receiving closed captioning data at a computing device. The closed captioning data is associated with a video on demand asset and is represented in a first format. The method also...
8692936 Captioning evaluation system  
A captioning evaluation system. The system accepts captioning data and determines a number of errors in the captioning data, as well as the number of words per minute across the entirety of an...
8687117 Data transmission device, data reception device, data transmission method, and data reception method  
There is provided a data transmission device including a transmission unit which transmits, via a transmission path to a data reception device, video data received by the data transmission device...
8648966 Terminal for broadcasting and method of controlling the same  
A terminal including a communication unit configured to receive a broadcasting signal, a display unit configured to display a broadcast content included in the received broadcasting signal and to...
8643780 Apparatus and method for detecting vertical blanking interval  
An apparatus and method for detecting vertical blanking interval (VBI) is disclosed. The apparatus can automatically detect the presence and type of a VBI signal, so as to perform corresponding VBI...
8629939 Television ticker overlay  
Described embodiments provide for detection and selection by the user of a ticker region within a first video broadcast; and copying and overlaying the detected and selected ticker region over a...
8619192 Closed captioning preferences  
Techniques are described to provide closed captioning preferences. In an implementation, a user interface is output that is configured to accept preferences for a plurality of closed captions. A...