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8964856 Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in digital broadcasting system  
A digital broadcasting system and a data processing method are disclosed. A receiving system of the digital broadcasting system includes a receiving unit, an SI handler, and a decoding unit. The...
8966556 Real-time multi-media streaming bandwidth management  
A multi-media method, system and apparatus are provided to optimize a network bandwidth and enhanced video experience. Each of a plurality of environmental views are encoded and the encoded...
8959536 Method and system for providing applications to various devices  
A method for providing applications to one or more requesting devices is provided. The method comprises a step of first receiving an application request from the one or more requesting devices....
8959554 Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving signaling information in a digital broadcasting system  
A method for transmitting signaling information for reception of a broadcast service in a digital broadcasting system is provided. The method includes generating signaling information that...
8959561 System and method for tagging video content  
A method of tagging video content includes receiving video content at a set-top box device via a private video distribution access network. The method also includes receiving a tag associated with...
8959562 Method and apparatus for automatic second screen engagement  
A method includes displaying content on a television, detecting a personal display device in proximity of the television, detecting a selection of content displayed on the television, detecting an...
8955004 Random generation of beacons for video analytics  
At least one of a probability density for a video and a granularity mapping for the video based upon the probability density are generated at an analytics server. The probability density is...
8955027 Transcoding media streams using subchunking  
A method including receiving an input media stream and splitting a video portion of a received portion of the input media stream into input video chunks, while receiving a remaining portion of the...
8955023 Transfer device, transfer method, and program  
A transfer device includes: a first network connection control section that controls connection to a first network enabling transfer of content data and/or control data using a first address...
8949917 System and method for providing sequential video and interactive content  
A system and method of providing sequential video and contextual based content to an end user viewing video content in a video player on an end user computing device is provided. In one...
8949875 Method and application for interactive video on demand  
Method and apparatus for generation of interactive programming. An interactive programming server embeds interactive components into a video signal. The interactive programming server receives...
8948250 Systems and methods for video/multimedia rendering, composition, and user-interactivity  
An interactive video/multimedia application (IVM application) may specify one or more media assets for playback. The IVM application may define the rendering, composition, and interactivity of one...
8947542 Integrated internet camera system and method  
An Internet direct device comprises an imaging system to capture audio or video images and a microprocessor. The microprocessor transmits the captured audio or video images to another Internet...
8943147 Sending a chat context to a recipient  
In an embodiment, a plurality of respective context keywords are stored to a plurality of contexts, wherein each of the plurality of respective context keywords is different. In response to...
8943555 Asset streaming  
A device streams assets to network-based storage in cooperation with servers administering the network-based storage. The servers manage and secure access to the stream of assets, on both an...
8943169 Device affiliation process from second display  
Apparatus and methods for using a second display with a network-enabled television. In one implementation, this feature allows the user to conveniently affiliate their IPTV devices with various...
8943544 Service information provision apparatus and service information acquisition apparatus  
A service information provision apparatus is provided with a data service information table configured from a service discovery information table showing association of specific information of a...
8938765 Methods, apparatus and user interface for providing content on demand  
Methods and apparatus for supporting content delivery service are described. In accordance with the invention content can be supplied to temporary storage of a regional or local server used to...
8938768 Multi-functional display device and method for displaying content on the same  
A multi-functional display device and method for displaying content on the same are disclosed herein. The method may include displaying broadcast content on a first multi-functional display...
8938760 Television box and method for controlling display to display audio/video information  
The present invention provides a TV box, where the TV box is connected to a display via lined connection or wireless connection, and the TV box includes a control unit, a network interface circuit...
8937685 Method and system for overlaying videos in a television set using a television script  
Method and system for overlaying videos in a television include: receiving a plurality of video signals directly from a plurality of video sources by the television; receiving and processing a...
8935731 Display system, television apparatus and operating method for application implementing thereof  
An operating method of application for the television apparatus is provided. Wherein, the operating method includes: receiving a channel selecting instruction; reading a channel list, the channel...
8935732 Dynamic video source selection for providing the best quality programming  
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...
8935737 Apparatus and method for managing voice communications  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to receive a call request from a set top box that is remote from the server...
8930981 Television channel mapping techniques  
In one embodiment, a television configuration technique includes determining a location, from a web service, of a television set using an internet protocol address of the television set or a zip...
8931030 System and method for appraising portable media content  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to detect a portable media storage device (PMSD), present media...
8930979 Apparatus and methods for identifying and characterizing latency in a content delivery network  
Methods and apparatus for identification and characterization of latency in a content delivery network. In one embodiment, interaction of users with content is recorded via the collection of a...
8918827 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...
8914836 Systems, methods, and computer program products for load adaptive streaming  
Methods, systems, and computer program products that allow for the load adaptive downloading, processing, and rendering of video by a video processing client, where the downloading is adaptive to...
8910226 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, program, and content distribution system  
A transmitting apparatus, a transmitting method, a receiving apparatus, a receiving method, a program, and a content distribution system capable of stably supplying content to a plurality of...
8910302 Media rights management on multiple devices  
Media rights are managed to include not just device authentication, but to include elements of user, device, and service authorization. A user can play media on a mobile device, continue playing...
8904462 System and method for communication resource information  
A system for communicating resource information may include a resource reservation proxy module to receive a first signal including resource request information. The resource reservation proxy...
8904461 Broadcast signal receiving device and method for executing data broadcasting application of the same  
A broadcast signal receiving device includes a profile management module that manages user profile information indicating whether to execute a data broadcasting application received via a channel,...
8898715 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...
8898714 Methods for identifying video segments and displaying contextually targeted content on a connected television  
Systems and methods for identifying which video segment is being displayed on a screen of a television system. The video segment is identified by deriving data from the television signals, the...
8898719 Communication for one way devices  
A system and method of performing data communication upstream to the network central location is provided. A system and method for providing one way devices with video and/or services distributed...
8893200 IPTV receiver and method of acquiring a resource for an IPTV service  
An IPTV receiver and a method of acquiring a resource for an Internet protocol TV (IPTV) service are provided. A network interface transmits and receives an IP packet through a network. An IP...
8893180 Automatic contact information transmission system  
According to one aspect, a DVR sends a user's contact information over a network to a third party. Upon determining that a television program or advertisement contains a special tag that is...
8893203 Method and system for content delivery  
A method and system for providing video content on a data network connected device having a display and a device display controller including a player. The method comprises the steps of a data...
8887223 Apparatus and method for processing an interactive service  
A method of processing an interactive service and an apparatus thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes sending a discovery message to a second screen application, receiving a request...
8887221 Systems and methods for server-side filtering  
Some embodiments of the invention are directed to, among other things, systems, computer readable media, methods and any other means for requesting information from a server. In some embodiments,...
8887205 MVDDS asymmetric dynamic routing  
A method for dynamic routing is provided. Status information of a multichannel video and data distribution service (MVDDS) channel from customer premises equipment (CPE) is received. The status...
8887222 Multicasting in a wireless display system  
This disclosure relates to techniques to establish a multicast communication session between a source device and multiple sink devices in a Wireless Display (WD) system. Two or more sink devices...
8884842 Presentation system and display terminal used in the presentation system  
A presentation system comprising a presenter terminal and at least one audience terminal which is connected to the presenter terminal to communicate with each other; wherein the audience terminal...
8887206 Device and method for rendering and delivering 3-D content  
A device and method are provided for delivering three-dimensional (3-D) content. The device includes a receiving unit configured to receive a first signal containing at least two-dimensional (2-D)...
8881192 Television content through supplementary media channels  
A method and system implements supplementary media channels to Internet-protocol television (IPTV) channels. An IPTV user may receive a selected IPTV program on an IPTV channel. The IPTV program...
8881216 System and method for locating and capturing desired media content from media broadcasts  
A media agent that monitors multiple broadcast transmissions and a method for the same. The media agent establishes connections with broadcast transmissions and then identifies characteristics of...
8881214 Interactive television network and method including content searching  
The present invention is directed to content searching of various databases in an interactive television network; caching programming for rebroadcasting to interactive television network...
8880491 Systems and methods to play media content selected using a portable computing device on a display device external to the portable computing device  
A particular method includes identifying, at a portable computing device, media content that is accessible from a remote computing device via a network. The method includes receiving user input...
8875189 Apparatus and method for managing variable multicast and broadcast service zones in MBS server  
An apparatus and method for managing variable MBS zones in an MBS server are provided. The method variably sets an MBS zone based on a characteristic where user movement between MBS zones and...