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8875180 Method and device for controlling a video receiver  
A method and device for displaying an electronic program guide on a handheld device. The guide includes a plurality of tiles, each tile associated with a television program. The device receives a...
8875206 Method and system for securely providing content to a portable media player device  
A method and system includes a central location 100 registering a portable device 36 with a central location 100 and generating a conditional access signal corresponding to the portable device 36...
RE45225 Apparatus and method for providing, retrieving, and using data guide information supplied in a digital vestigial sideband signal  
A device for provisioning, retrieving, and using data guide information transmitted in a digital broadcast signal is disclosed. A receiver receives the digital broadcast signal which includes...
8875179 Apparatus and method for displaying content  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a set-top-box (STB) having a controller to join a multicast group having an associated multicast address,...
8875172 Content sorting and channel definition technology  
Content sorting and definition technology, in which input defining multiple content links to include in a channel is received from a content curator and supplemental channel information that...
8863170 System and method for metadata-linked advertisements  
Systems and methods for providing metadata-selected advertisements are provided. These systems and methods may receive metadata and other media, select an object, read metadata attached to or...
8863163 Specialized media presentation via an electronic program guide (EPG)  
An electronic program guide (EPG) may include entries that enable access to one or more images. In some implementations, when an image-related entry is selected by a user, a device presents the...
8863203 Video server apparatus  
A video server apparatus includes an interface unit configured to receive a video data file, memory units configured to store data files received by the interface unit, a line concentrator...
8863196 Enhanced information on mobile device for viewed program and control of internet TV device using mobile device  
The user of an Internet TV device can control the Internet TV device using a mobile device such as a smart phone. The smart phone also obtains program information from the Internet TV device and...
8862761 Method and system for forming an audio overlay for streaming content of a content distribution system  
A system and method for a operating a content distribution system includes a destination device and a requesting device that communicates a primary audio stream secondary audio stream and a video...
8863202 System and method for voice driven cross service search using second display  
Apparatus and methods to implement a technique for using a second display with a network-enabled television. In one implementation, this feature allows the user to conveniently enter search terms...
8860882 Systems and methods for constructing multimedia content modules  
A system for constructing seamlessly viewable multimedia content from selectably presentable multimedia content blocks includes a block definition module for facilitating creation and modification...
8856824 Methods, systems, and products for alternate audio sources  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for retrieving audio signals. A video signal is received that is associated with a content identifier and an alternate audio tag. In response to the...
8856852 Method of obtaining television content from a serving node  
A method and system for micro-cloud computing is described. An application serving node, which is a specifically configured piece of customer premises equipment such as a set-top box, is the...
8850490 Consuming paid media in an internet-based content platform  
An internet-based content platform that includes subscribable paid channels is provided. The internet-based content platform receives, via a user interface, a request of an end user to subscribe...
8848697 Remote transmission system  
A virtual broadband transmitting unit (FIG. 2) includes a stream generator to generate a multiplicity of data streams (115) from an incoming media data stream, and a transmission manager to...
8850506 Tuning resolver  
A method and system for supporting media services on devices lacking capabilities to execute reverse transmission communicates necessary to request and/or locate the services. The method and...
8850470 Personal base station system with wireless video capability  
A personal base station (PBS) having wireless video capability. The PBS authenticates a mobile device within range for cellular services, and authenticates the user for a level of service for...
8843981 Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for media streaming  
It is presented a method, executed in a media receiver connected to a media server in parallel via an internet protocol, IP, network and a cable television network. The method comprises the steps...
8839321 Methods, systems and computer program products for providing a media file to a designated set-top box  
Methods of providing a media file include receiving the media file and an identification of a destination set-top box for the media file at a server device. The received media file is transmitted...
8839304 Method and system for sharing channel map of digital broadcast in home network  
A method and system for a plurality of devices to share a channel map of digital broadcast in a home network is provided. In a system and method for sharing a channel map of digital broadcast in a...
8839309 Methods and systems for displaying contextually relevant information from a plurality of users in real-time regarding a media asset  
Methods and systems are described herein for quickly and easily displaying supplemental information about an event occurring in a media asset. In some embodiments, a media application may use a...
8834274 System for streaming databases serving real-time applications used through streaming interactive  
An apparatus comprising one or more servers of a hosting service server center and a RAID that stores geometry for objects of a complex scene. The RAID being coupled to the one or more application...
8826330 Interactive content system and method  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method of providing interactive content. The method may include sending, from a media device, a request for one or more interactive applications...
8826355 System and method for recording a multi-part performance on an internet protocol television network  
An Internet protocol television (IPTV) system includes a server operable to send a performance guide and a time code over the IPTV system to two or more clients. The server receives a performance...
8826347 Method and system for creating video channels for delivery of content from multiple platforms  
A system for managing delivery of content from multiple platforms maintains data for various video channels. Some of the video channels are television channels, while others are over-the-top (OTT)...
8826340 Method for more efficient collecting of information  
Apparatus and processes for locating and processing QR codes or other Scannable Icons (SI's) in video or television signals. A number of client elements (which may correspond to users) may be in...
8826362 Enhanced cablecard processor including OOB simulator  
An enhanced cable card device is described that operates in host devices without requiring an out-of-band data channel. One embodiment includes a broadcast receiver for receiving a broadcast...
8819752 Apparatus and method for transmitting video data from mobile communication terminal  
A mobile terminal includes an input unit receiving an input; a data storage unit storing data; a communication unit communicating signals; and a controller. The controller is configured to receive...
8819751 Socially networked television experience  
In one embodiment, a system for providing social interaction opportunities for people watching television is presented. The system includes: a television data source which transmits television...
8819848 Method for scalable access control decisions  
Content access may be provided and processed by assigning responsibility for obtaining entitlement data to the client's browser. Thus, in one example, the client may be configured to synchronize...
8819719 Real-time video commenting  
The present invention enables real-time video commenting by viewers of media content on a web site. The media content may be video, audio, text, still images or other types of media content. When...
8813147 System and method for synchronizing video indexing between audio/video signal and data  
This invention is directed to a transmission system having a broadcast data synchronization and transmission system including a stream unit which detects group of pictures (GOP) positions of a...
8813149 Process and system for management of a continuous broadcast session of a posted direct video stream  
A process and an associated system for management of a live streaming session posted directly on terminals connected to a communications network, the process includes stages of: sending...
8813154 Injecting a code into video data without or with limited human perception by flashing the code  
A playlist and a digital advertisement are received. The digital advertisement is output to a screen on the basis of information in the playlist. A code is generated based on the information in...
8813148 Data supply device, data output device, data output system, data display system, data supply method, data output method, and program  
A PC (11) of the present invention comprises a one-segment broadcast tuner (16), a display output I/F (18) for transmitting, to a TV (21), data of a broadcast program received by the one-segment...
8806551 Prioritized retransmission of internet protocol television (IPTV) packets  
A method and system for improved error resiliency in Internet protocol Television (IPTV) are provided. Received media stream is encoded in a real-time protocol. The RTP media stream is then...
8806526 Security processing unit with secure connection to head end  
A system includes a transport central processing unit of an information appliance device. The transport central processing unit receives a message from a head-end. The transport central processing...
8804042 Preemptive preloading of television program data  
Digital television channels are preemptively cached based on a modeling of a user to reduce delays while switching channels. A current television channel is selected using a first tuner. A future...
8806552 System and method for managing services on an internet protocol television system  
A service management system for an IPTV network includes a comparison module that provides a list of differences between a channel map and a change manifest, an optimizer module that receives the...
8806520 Method of collecting usage information  
A method and system for micro-cloud computing is described. An application serving node, which is a specifically configured piece of customer premises equipment such as a set-top box, is the...
8805353 System to provide entertainment in association with telecommunication service  
A method to provide an entertainment service in connection with a telecommunication service includes transmitting by a remote control apparatus transmits a first control command to operate an...
8799975 System and method for providing content associated with a television broadcast  
The present invention is intended to link television broadcast content and Web content with each other so that both types of content match the characteristics of television media, and prevent the...
8799967 Using video viewing patterns to determine content placement  
A method includes receiving demand information for a first segment of a media content item and receiving demand information for a second segment of the media content item. The method includes...
8799974 System and method for multi-standard browser for digital devices  
The present invention provides a method of rendering a thin client application in a network device, for parsing the internet data so as convert the internet data into a common data format which...
8793762 Simple nonautonomous peering network media  
A method of playing content across a network includes receiving, at a media player, an input from a user selecting media located on a network, sending a request across a network comprised of...
8789121 System architecture and method for composing and directing participant experiences  
The present invention contemplates a variety of improved methods and systems for providing an experience platform within a CDN, as well as sentio or experience codecs, and experience agents for...
8789130 Set top box browser control via a wireless handset  
A system and method for providing Internet access via a set top box may include operating, on the set top box, a browser configured to display data associated with a website. A command may be...
8789086 Method and apparatus for content playback using multiple IPTV devices  
An apparatus and method for resuming playback of media content from more than one Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) device. The playback of a media asset or media content typically contains an...
8789120 Temporal video tagging and distribution  
A method and apparatus for temporal tagging of videos in response to identification of locations on the video where persons in a contact list of a user are identified in response to facial...