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8732329 Media player with integrated parallel source download technology  
A media player implements an integrated parallel source download technology to receive a media file from streamed and segmented media file sources. A first source streams delivery of streamed media...
8732810 IP push platform and connection protocol in a push notification framework  
A persistent connection is used for real-time or near real-time data transfer from a push platform on a network to a mobile station. To establish and maintain the persistent connection between the...
8732327 Methods and arrangements for system providing media via multicast distribution  
The present invention relates to a server and a method for achieving a fast channel change in e.g. an IPTV system. This is achieved by selecting a source for retrieving the requested channel based...
8732325 System and method for transmitting data  
A device for transmitting data to a further device is arranged for transmitting a first class of data as a guaranteed stream of data-units, and for transmitting a second class of data-units on a...
8732323 Recording medium storing transaction model generation support program, transaction model generation support computer, and transaction model generation support method  
A computer supports generating a model of transactions in which services are processed in multiple layers. The computer refers to start times and end times of processings, which are invoked and...
8732195 Multi-media management, streaming, and electronic commerce techniques implemented over a computer network  
Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products relating to multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over...
8725563 System and method for searching media assets  
A search engine, system and method for locating and rating a plurality of electronic mentions of respective ones of a plurality of brands. The engine, system and method includes a web crawl engine...
8725947 Cache control for adaptive stream player  
An adaptive stream player that has control over whether a retrieved stream is cached in a local stream cache. For at least some of the stream portions requested by the player, before going out over...
8724654 Systems and methods for rewriting a stream of data via intermediary  
A streaming rewrite method and system that can execute an efficient multiple pattern search method that parses a response in a data structure of an appliance. The method and system can avoid...
8725795 Content segment optimization techniques  
Techniques for content segment optimization are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method for content segment optimization comprises receiving a user selection of a content item available on a...
8726289 Streaming attachment of hardware accelerators to computer systems  
A method of streaming attachment of hardware accelerators to a computing system includes receiving a stream for processing, identifying a stream handler based on the received stream, activating the...
8725889 E-mail management services  
The present invention provides an electronic message management system (EMS) that includes a real-time feedback loop where data is collected from the electronic messages on incoming connection...
8725829 Method and system for identifying sound signals  
A method and system is described which allows users to identify (pre-recorded) sounds such as music, radio broadcast, commercials, and other audio signals in almost any environment. The audio...
8726120 Storing encoded data slices in a dispersed storage unit  
A method begins with a processing module receiving an access request for the data object. The method continues by ascertaining that the data object is divided into a plurality of data segments and...
8724436 Audiovisual distribution system for playing an audiovisual piece among a plurality of audiovisual devices connected to a central server through a network  
An audiovisual distribution system includes a central server and a plurality of audiovisual units. Each unit includes structure for interactively communicating with the user for selecting a piece...
8724658 Optical transmission device and optical transmission method  
An output control unit outputs data of bit rate A to a first header-attaching unit and data of bit rate B to a second header-attaching unit. An instructing unit instructs the first or the second...
8726316 Computer-implemented system and method for obtaining goods and services shown in television and movies  
A system and method for obtaining goods and services shown in television and movie programs including at least one server computer and at least one client computer coupled to the at least one...
8726127 Utilizing a dispersed storage network access token module to access a dispersed storage network memory  
A method begins by a computing device determining that dispersed storage network (DSN) memory is to be accessed regarding data. The method continues when the computing device is paired with a DSN...
8719437 Enabling streaming to a media player without native streaming support  
A method for enabling streaming to a media player without native streaming support is disclosed. Step (A) of the method may author a media file based on a content signal. The media file may have an...
8719439 Content transmitting and receiving device, content transmitting and receiving method, and content transmitting and receiving program product  
According to one embodiment, a content transmitting and receiving device includes: a content designator receiver receiving a content designator as a uniform resource identifier (URI) over a...
8719328 Method for scheduling distribution of content to a plurality of media devices  
Methods of electronic scheduling for playback of media contents. Discrete items of content are scheduled for play back based upon a schedule created by the integration of five standard scheduling...
8719436 Tunneling non-HTTP traffic through a reverse proxy  
A method, system and apparatus for tunneling non-hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) data streams through a reverse proxy. The method can include soliciting a connection with a reverse proxy...
8719441 System and method of recording and accessing multimedia data  
A method includes recording multimedia content at a server and receiving, at the server while the multimedia content is being recorded at the server, a request from a customer premise equipment...
8719438 System and methods for accelerated data storage and retrieval  
Systems and methods for providing accelerated data storage and retrieval utilizing lossless data compression and decompression. A data storage accelerator includes one or a plurality of high speed...
8719881 Methods and apparatus for enabling synchronized content presentations using dynamically updated playlists  
Methods and apparatus for allowing parties, e.g., individuals, at different locations to participate in an on-demand content delivery session are described. Dynamically updateable playlists are...
8719408 Automated digital media content filtration based on relationship monitoring  
Automated digital media content filtration is performed by establishing automatically, according to a tolerance parameter, a plurality of user relationships, each user relationship based on...
8719892 System for exchanging media content between a media content processor and a communication device  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media content processor having a controller adapted to detect an event associated with recorded media...
8719440 Intelligent device media stream caching  
A media stream delivery system encodes numerous media streams into media stream fragments. The media stream delivery system may encode each media stream into a number of variants each having...
8717984 Channel status determination method and related wireless local area network system and direct link setup method  
A method for determining a channel status between a first station and a second station in a wireless local area network system includes the first station receiving a beacon from an access point....
8719430 Method and device for reconstructing torrent content metadata  
A method for reconstructing torrent content metadata, i.e. a torrent identifier, a segment length and an amount of segments of a torrent content file, without access to the torrent content...
8719888 Video encoding and serving architecture  
Techniques for delivering content, such as videos, over a network are described. A core server and an edge server are provided. The core server has local storage. The edge server has local storage....
8719373 Dynamically optimizing delivery of multimedia content over a network  
A method includes connecting a communications device to an Internet Multimedia Subsystem network. The method includes transmitting presence information indicating multimedia capabilities of the...
8719442 System and method for providing and transmitting condensed streaming content  
A stream condense unit coupled to a streaming server and a client player is provided. The stream condense unit includes a streaming data input unit, a stream content analysis unit, a frame...
8718100 Methods and apparatus for selecting digital interface technology for programming and data delivery  
Methods and apparatus for selecting digital (network) interface technology for programming and data delivery over, e.g., a content-based network. In one embodiment, the network comprises an HFC...
8719910 Video broadcasting to mobile communication devices  
A device receives login information and a content stream request from a user device connected to a wireless access network, and authenticates, via a backend server device, the user device based on...
8713192 System and method for routing streaming data requests  
Against this backdrop systems and methods have been developed for selecting a least-cost transmission route for streaming data between a server and client. In an embodiment, a client sends a...
8713195 Method and system for streaming digital video content to a client in a digital video network  
A technique for streaming digital video content to a client involves providing a new stream of digital video content to the client using forward error correction (FEC) for a limited initial period...
8713099 Push mechanism for efficiently sending aggregated data items to client  
A server push model for client/server communications. The push architecture operates on top of a non-push (e.g., request/response) protocol (e.g., HTTP) to combine notifications from multiple data...
8713199 Method and system for filtering home-network content  
A method for filtering and storing information about content which is available on a network device of many network devices in a network includes filtering the information by removing information...
8711857 Dynamic facsimile transcoding in a unified messaging platform  
Facsimile transcoding is dynamically invoked for devices that do not support T.38 fax protocol. In this way, a unified messaging platform can process facsimiles from endpoints that are not T.38...
8713190 Method and apparatus for performing real time anomaly detection  
A method and apparatus for anomaly detection in a data stream are disclosed. In one embodiment, the present method detects an anomalous condition in a data stream, by calculating at least one...
8713194 Method and device for peer arrangement in single substream upload P2P overlay networks  
The present invention relates to a method of and a device for arranging a P2P overlay network comprising a streaming source and a plurality of peers arranged in distribution layers, the streaming...
8713193 Pausing multimedia data streams  
A method, system, and computer-readable media are provided for pausing a multimedia data stream. Techniques are disclosed that include receiving a pause request message, wherein the pause request...
8713191 Method and apparatus for establishing a media clip  
A method and apparatus for establishing a media clip for such uses as a ring tone at a client station and a ring-back tone by a cellular wireless network. A client station receives streaming media...
8706853 Content processing apparatus, content processing method, and recording medium  
A content processing apparatus includes an extracting part extracting undownloaded contents from a list of downloadable contents, a providing situation storage part that stores a providing...
8706898 Navigating a video, a transcript of a dialog, and a histogram  
A method and apparatus for navigating a media program via a searchable transcript of the dialog of the media program is disclosed. In one embodiment, a textural transcript of the dialog is...
8706895 Determination of quality of a consumer's experience of streaming media  
A bit stream analyzer may detect a bitstream representing a streamed content file that is being streamed from a streaming server to a client over a network connection. An encoding rate extractor...
8706894 System and method for providing content to a user  
A system, method and a computer-readable medium having a computer-readable code embodied therein for providing content to a user, the method includes: generating, by a media provider, an...
8706897 Multiple control channels for multicast replication in a network  
Network devices, such as a router and a downstream multicast distribution device, may use multiple control channels when setting up a multicast stream for a multicast request. For example, first...
8706896 Guaranteed bandwidth memory apparatus and method  
Output logic generates read requests using a programmable schedule that controls read bandwidth for multiple data streams and stores the read requests in a queuing device. The output logic also...