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RE45045 Method and system for on-demand delivery of personalized internet-based content to television viewers  
A method of delivering personalized content to customers of a subscription television service for display on their televisions, the method comprising: (a) converting Internet-based content from an...
8789111 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing system including the same, and control method of the same  
A signal processing apparatus is provided. The signal processing apparatus includes: a memory unit in which a plurality of channels and Internet addresses corresponding to the channels are stored;...
8789126 System, method and device for swapping display configurations between viewing devices  
A system, method and device for swapping display configurations between viewing devices. The system allows for swapping channels back and forth between the TV and the media device. A user and...
8782175 Beacon updating for video analytics  
At least one of an initial probability density for a video and an initial granularity mapping for the video based upon the initial probability density are generated at an analytics server. The...
8782724 User editable metadata for interactive television programs  
Television programming may be annotated with metadata and the metadata may be shared among subscribers. A set-top box may receive, from a server, metadata relating to a television program, the...
8776141 Searching method and mobile device using the method  
A method of controlling a mobile device and which includes wirelessly communicating, via a wireless communication unit of the mobile terminal, with an external reproduction device reproducing...
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...
8776154 Method for sharing messages in image display and image display device for the same  
A method for controlling display of information includes displaying content on a first display device, receiving a signal to share information, generating a message including information...
8769560 System and method to obtain content and generate modified content based on a time limited content consumption state  
Methods and systems to obtain content and generate modified content based on a time limited content consumption information is disclosed. In one embodiment, content may be obtained from a content...
8769594 Video compression system and method for reducing the effects of packet loss over a communication channel  
A system and method are described below for reducing the effects of packet loss in a video communication system. For example, one embodiment of a computer-implemented method comprises: logically...
8760573 System and methods for the simultaneous display of multiple video signals in high definition format  
A scaling engine, blending mechanism, memory controller, frame buffer and video driver are included within a semiconductor, such as a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), to provide broadcasting...
8763046 DBS feature extension architecture  
An enhanced electronic program guide (EPG) capable of displaying DBS program information and NTSC program information seamlessly and in real-time on a display device is accomplished, in one form,...
8750302 Picture control device and method of the same  
A picture control device configured to convert and output a bit-rate of an input picture data stream having an input bit-rate, includes: a first decoder configured to decode the input picture data...
8752112 Live streaming video processing  
Systems and methods for processing a live video stream are provided. An ingestion component receives segments of a live video stream in association with a request to process the live video stream....
8749638 Mapping method in a geographical tracking area for television white space bands  
The present invention discloses an apparatus, a method and a computer program for mapping and allocating available television white space channels for a terminal requesting resources. The mapping...
8752109 Method for receiving a broadcast signal and broadcast receiver  
A method of receiving a broadcast signal including a Non-Real-Time (NRT) service and a broadcast receiver are disclosed herein. A method of receiving a broadcast signal including an NRT service,...
8745652 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...
8745682 Integrated cable modem and cable television management system  
An integrated cable modem and cable television management system. The invention may include a stand alone device, a portable device, or a vehicle adapted device in various embodiments of the...
8739232 IPTV data collection apparatus and method based on multi-cast  
Disclosed is an Internet protocol television (IPTV) data collection apparatus including: a transmission path setting unit acquiring a transmission path of an IPTV provider and setting a...
8739237 Closed-captioning uniform resource locator capture system and method  
A particular method includes extracting uniform resource locator data from closed-captioning content using a set-top box. The closed-captioning content is included in a broadcast signal received...
8730328 Frame buffer format detection  
In an example, a method includes generating a test frame of video data having a first format, and rendering the test frame of video data to a frame buffer, wherein the frame buffer is configured...
8732740 Content control in a device environment  
Devices and methods are disclosed for controlling content within a device environment through interaction among electronic devices of the environment. The device has a transmitter, receiver,...
8732780 Content delivery systems and methods to operate the same  
Content delivery systems and methods to operate the same are disclosed. A disclosed example content delivery system comprises: a receiver station; a content server to transfer a file to a receiver...
8732854 Methods and apparatus for premises content distribution  
Apparatus and methods for protected content access, browsing and transfer over a network. In one embodiment, the network comprises a premises (e.g., residential) LAN, and the apparatus comprises a...
8726325 Method and apparatus for scheduling delivery of video and graphics  
A method and apparatus for scheduling delivery of graphics and video to an on-screen display is described. The method comprises accessing a schedule comprising at least one video, at least one...
8726323 System and method for presenting support services  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, system having a controller to receive from a set-top box (STB) a request for assistance, identify a...
8718620 Personal media devices with wireless communication  
Systems and methods are provided for personal media devices having the ability to communicate wirelessly, and in particular, communicate wirelessly using a short-range communications protocol...
8719890 Variable modulation unicast system  
A system is described that consists of a variable modulation unicast system that utilizes multiple modulation schemes in a cable network for unicast applications and is capable of assigning users...
8713606 Systems and methods for generating a user profile based customized media guide with user-generated content and non-user-generated content  
Systems and methods for presenting user-generated content in an easily accessible manner using an interactive media guide are provided. In particular, a user may be able to peruse user-generated...
8713596 Method and system for blocking hazardous information  
A method for blocking objectionable information on a terminal. The method includes receiving header information corresponding to a particular multimedia content, extracting grade information from...
8713597 Authenticating and off-loading IPTV operations from mobile devices to fixed rendering viewing devices  
A mobile IPTV system enables authenticating and off-loading of IPTV operations from a mobile device to an external fixed viewing device. The mobile device performs authentication to an IPTV...
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...
8707349 Providing enhanced content  
Methods, systems, computer readable media, and apparatuses for providing enhanced content are presented. Data including a first program, a first caption stream associated with the first program,...
8705933 Video bookmarking  
The video bookmark feature allows a user to tag an item or segment of interest within audio/video content being watched. Each tag, or bookmark, can contain within it metadata associated with the...
8707339 System and method for detecting hacked modems  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for detecting hacked modems in a cable network system. A cable Internet service provider can provide the disclosed heuristic to...
8700797 Apparatus and method for providing smart streaming service using composite context information  
There is provided an apparatus for providing a smart streaming service connected to a plurality of unit services each providing a unit service through a network including: a service route selector...
8701140 Methods and apparatus for broadcasting data  
A broadband data broadcast system that allows rich multimedia content to be delivered to a plurality of subscribers is disclosed. The broadband data broadcast system operates by multiplexing a...
8700705 Sharing of user preferences  
Sharing of user preferences is described. In an embodiment a user preference associated with a user is shared with a group of users in order to improve the relevance of results they receive. A...
8695052 Network system and image projection apparatus  
A network system includes an image projection apparatus that projects image data; a first terminal; and a second terminal where the first terminal includes an original image data storing unit that...
8695030 Instant messaging with a media device  
A content processing device is provided. Media content is selectively received by the content processing device for display on a media playback device. A software application is included on the...
8689246 Method of providing an IPTV service  
A method of providing an Internet protocol television service to a subscriber, and a network element to execute this method. At an acquisition tier, IPTV packets are generated from video stream...
8687949 System and method for digital content retrieval  
Flexibility with respect to access and enjoyment of time shifted content in a content distribution network is provided, especially with regard to content not present on a DVR. A DVR accesses a...
8683378 Scrolling techniques for user interfaces  
Systems and methods for improving the scrolling of user interfaces of electronic devices are provided. For example, a user interface may provide various visual, aural, and tactile enhancements for...
8683511 Association of ads with tagged audiovisual content  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for presenting advertisements. In one aspect, audiovisual content is presented to a user. An indicator is presented together...
8683536 Method and system to combine broadcast television and internet television  
Provided is a method and system for receiving and displaying video from both an Internet and a broadcast video source. Also provided is a frame controller for receiving video data from an Internet...
8677403 Administrative tool for video programming  
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for administering a video channel comprising a plurality of video feeds. A method in accordance with the present invention comprises coupling a...
8677432 System and method for providing a personal broadcasting service using a mobile communication terminal  
A system and method for providing a personal broadcasting service using a mobile communication terminal with a multimedia broadcasting module are provided. A broadcasting service provider provides...
8677427 Receiving over-the-air licenses to high-quality media content  
A method, system, and medium are provided for enabling playback of licensed media content. The depicted embodiments provide a method to enable users to play a high-quality media file on a...
8671435 Method and system for visualizing an adaptive screen according to a terminal  
The present invention relates to a method and system for providing a presentation virtualization service to a user terminal through a web based on system profile information received from a cloud...
8671430 Linking to video information  
A system enables dynamic linking between a variety of video formats including television broadcasts, web pages, and video displays which are stored on magnetic or optical media. Each frame of the...