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8775567 System and method for converting content  
Provided is a content converting method and system. The content converting method and system may extract web content elements from collected web contents, may extract domain elements from a web...
8776106 System and method for a household mosaic viewer  
A method of monitoring video streams currently being displayed at a customer premises of an Internet Protocol television network. A plurality of Internet Protocol television video streams each...
8769579 Methods and apparatus for providing a channel history  
An apparatus such as a mobile television signal receiver includes a channel history feature. Methods for adding channels to the channel history, tuning channels from the channel history, and...
8769591 Fast channel change on a bandwidth constrained network  
In one embodiment, a buffering server transfers a dynamic burst transfer of data encoded using an inter-coded compression technique. The dynamic burst transfer is timed so that an initial transfer...
8769592 Unified management method and system for channel service as well as services on demand of stream media  
The present invention provides a unified management method system for channel service as well as service on demand of stream media, which belong to the management technology of stream media...
8768395 Method and apparatus for setting computer connecting mode in portable terminal  
A method and an apparatus for setting a computer connecting mode in a portable terminal. The method includes checking a program executed by a user in the PC when the portable terminal is connected...
8763032 Method and system for personalizing and redirecting content object  
A first terminal sends a message to an application server in order to redirect the same content object to a second terminal. The application server receives the message and forwards it with content...
8761038 Methods, systems and computer program products for providing internet protocol television diagnostics  
A method of providing internet protocol television (IPTV) diagnostics. The method includes receiving customer premise equipment (CPE) information from a diagnostic applications program interface...
8763054 Cross-platform video display  
A request is sent from a client device to a host device hosting an application. A display associated with execution of the application on the host device may include a video portion and one or more...
8763055 Cross-platform video display  
A request is sent from a client device to a host device hosting an application. A display associated with execution of the application on the host device may include a video portion and one or more...
8756635 Remote control of program scheduling  
A method and apparatus for a first video display coupled with a receiving system to display a video broadcast, and a computing device having a second display displaying an Electronic Programming...
8756334 Moving image reproducing apparatus and method  
A moving image reproducing apparatus which receives moving image data transmitted through a network and reproduces the moving image data includes an analysis unit adapted to analyze first moving...
8754992 Interactive remote control programming method  
A system and method for programming a remote control includes pressing keys to enter a programming mode. State changes are communicated from the remote to a set top box. A user selects a device to...
8752100 Systems and methods for distributing video on demand  
A method of receiving content includes joining an in-progress multicast stream to receive a first portion of a content. The method further includes sending a request to a peer for a catch-up...
8752099 Method and apparatus for network content download and recording  
Methods and apparatus for providing content to users of a network that can be selectively recorded via the user's equipment. In an exemplary embodiment, the network comprises a hybrid fiber coax...
8751672 Personal video channels  
Systems and methods provide personal channels from a network-capable user terminal. A first user terminal may receive a request from a second user terminal for access to a personal channel created...
8752104 Technique for effectively providing various entertainment services through a communications network  
A switched broadcast service and a network personal video recorder (NPVR) service are provided synergistically in a cable TV system having limited resources. For example, in providing the switched...
8752103 Personal television channel and system and method thereof  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to transmit to a media source a request to access media content of a...
8752110 System for managing media content for a personal television channel  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor can have a controller to transmit to a media source a request to access media content of a...
8745675 Multiple audio streams  
A system and method for providing multiple audio streams for a video over a network such as the Internet. The system comprises a server that includes an encryption unit and a slicing unit, a...
8745531 Media processing system supporting automated personal channel construction based on user profile and pre-selection  
Systems and methods supporting automatic selection of media according to a user profile are disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention may automatically select media matching user-defined...
8739204 Dynamic load based ad insertion  
A system and method are provided for dynamically adjusting advertisement (“ad”) time for a multicast channel. In one embodiment, a variable ad insertion function operates to receive one or more mul...
8739214 Methods, computer program products, and virtual servers for a virtual collaborative environment  
Methods, computer program products, and virtual servers for providing virtual service are provided. A user of a virtual service is authenticated. An input is received that identifies another user...
8739231 System and method for distributed video-on-demand  
Various techniques for providing a video-on-demand (VOD) system based on distributed networks are disclosed. According to one aspect of the VOD system, individual client devices on a network are...
8739223 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 required...
8739211 Method and apparatus for storing broadcast program  
A method and apparatus for storing a broadcast program are provided. The apparatus includes: a signal processing unit which generates an audio/video (A/V) file, an application file, and a first...
8732752 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
8732768 System and method for providing virtual AV service  
A system for providing virtual AV service includes a local device middleware (LDM) media server which stores AV contents and a resource cooperation server (RCS) which separates the AV contents from...
8726330 Intelligent digital audiovisual playback system  
Payment-based audiovisual playback system characterized by comprising a microprocessor device associated with a payment device primarily including means for storing, inter alia, in digital format...
8725195 Broadcast reception mobile terminal  
There is provided a broadcast reception mobile terminal capable of improving both electric power saving and user-friendliness. A CPU (209) detects that the lid body is opened or closed by a signal...
8726306 Device-specific pre-provisoining access-limiting for a modem and a consumer premise equipment device  
A method of initializing, provisioning, and managing a cable modem and a customer premise equipment device includes, prior to receiving the configuration file for the cable modem, providing an...
8719885 Systems and methods for accessing recoverable program content  
Content delivery systems and methods are operable to provide recoverable program content to a media device. An exemplary embodiment detects an occurrence of a qualifying event, wherein the...
8719880 Content management server and content management method  
Disclosed is a content management server that enables a playback restart from a suitable playback interruption position to be made possible even when editing processing has been executed on content...
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...
8713594 Method and apparatus for distributing promotional materials  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a memory coupled to a processor. The processor can be operable to receive a request for...
8713622 Method and system for providing complete internet anywhere with partial server processing  
Methods and systems are described for providing complete Internet anywhere with partial server processing in which a request is sent from a set-top-box (STB) to a server communicatively coupled...
8707344 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
8695041 Portability of personalized television settings and preferences  
A method for transferring DHCT settings includes receiving by a first digital home communication terminal (DHCT) a request for transmitting a DHCT setting from the first DHCT to a second DHCT, and...
8695042 Programming and content recommendations  
Method and system for enabling users to perform self-service operations in interactive TV environments. In one embodiment, the method enables users to select and activate programming channels via a...
8689267 Variable bit video streams for adaptive streaming  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adapting playback bit rate in a content delivery system based on scene complexity of the video content as well as network...
8689262 Broadcast receiving device  
A broadcast receiving device capable of easily setting area information. A control unit of a DVR transmits an acquisition request for area information to a TV. When the control unit receives a...
8687130 Remote controller, and system and method for remotely controlling digital television  
A remote controller (100) and a system and method for remotely controlling a digital TV are disclosed. A memory card (110) is mounted in the remote controller (100), and the remote controller (100)...
8683530 Apparatus for receiving and displaying cellular television content and method for billing for same  
An apparatus and method are provided for receiving and displaying cellular television content. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a wireless communication device for establishing a...
8677405 Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
8676882 System and method for preloading content segments to client devices in an electronic network  
A system and method for supporting content distribution in an electronic network includes a peer-to-peer network of electronic devices. The electronic devices are initially preloaded in a...
8677444 Set-top box for receiving radio and television signals  
A set-top box for receiving radio and television signals is disclosed in which there is the presence of at least one unit (2) for receiving a signal (S) and at least one unit (3) for sending the...
8667526 Providing content related to an item in an interactive data scroll  
A system may present video content with a data scroll on a video display device. The data scroll may include data scroll items that are automatically and consecutively presented on the video...
8667546 Method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content  
A method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content enables the secure transfer of multimedia content from a digital video recorder (DVR) to a personal computer (PC) and...
8661480 Method for providing episodic media on a dedicated channel  
A personalized media service provides, e.g., user customization of radio channel selections, immediate availability of multiple pre-programmed and/or customized channels, the ability to intersperse...
8656428 Apparatus, system and method for audio-visual content viewing using advertisement credit  
An alternative system and method for charging to provide audio visual services typically made available by providers, namely DVR services, rDVR services, on-demand services, broadcast and switch...