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8171173 Method and apparatus for managing delivery of media content  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a set top box having a controller to select a portion of content servers among a plurality of content...
8166503 Systems and methods for providing multiple video streams per audio stream  
A system and method for providing multiple video presentations per audio program. In one aspect, the method comprises (a) assigning a first packet identifier (PID) to a first elementary stream,...
8155503 Method, apparatus and system for displaying video data  
A method (400) of displaying video data using a video recording system (100). The method (400) records a first stream of video data captured by a first camera (e.g., 103) and a first event...
8155024 System and method for managing network connectivity of a CPE using a CMTS  
A system and method can manage network connectivity of a customer premises equipment (CPE) using a cable modem termination system (CMTS). The CMTS connects to the CPE via a cable modem, and...
8150727 Content and advertising material superdistribution  
Embodiments provide content and advertising material superdistribution. In one embodiment, a method of distributing content and advertising material may be provided. The method may include:...
8151314 System and method for providing mobile traffic information in an internet protocol system  
A system comprises a server operable to deliver an Internet Protocol Television stream to a set-top box, and operable to retrieve an image from a first traffic camera. Upon receipt of a request...
8146126 Request for information related to broadcast network content  
A request for information (RFI) system is provided for use in communications networks including broadcast networks and the internet. In one implementation, a viewer of a cable television network...
8139924 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...
8141112 Video signal content indexing and linking to information sources  
A method for identifying object images in a display of a video signal, storing object identification information in an overlay directory, and extracting object information relevant to identified...
8141115 Systems and methods for multiple media coordination  
The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that effectuate multiple media coordination. The system can include devices and components that coordinate in real time the...
8140437 Method of recording and reproducing sample data to/from a recording medium and sample data containing recording medium  
The present invention provides according to an embodiment a method of reproducing content, comprising the steps of: (a) receiving a digital content from an external source, the digital content...
8136139 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...
8130320 Method and system for identifying addressing data within a television presentation  
Characters represented within a frame of a television presentation are identified. A pattern formed by a subset of the characters is identified if the pattern is indicative of an addressing datum....
8132210 Video disc player for offering a product shown in a video for purchase  
There is provided a method for use by a video disc player for offering a product shown in a video for purchase. The method comprises examining a disc containing the video to determine whether the...
8132220 Method and apparatus for facilitating toggling between internet and TV broadcasts  
A TV-Internet Integration Box allows display of first data broadcast over a TV subscriber channel simultaneously together with second data broadcast over a digital data communications network has...
8127335 Communication error message for TV internet adapter  
A communication error message is displayed on a TV when an error is noted on a control data link between the TV and an Internet adapter module connected thereto.
8127313 Method and system for providing services  
A method for providing a service on a device. The method includes instantiating a service provider that provides the service, where the service provider implements a service provider interface...
8122480 Method and apparatus for facilitating interactions with an object in a digital video feed to access associated content  
A system that facilitates interactions with a digital video feed. During operation, the system receives the digital video feed, which includes a corresponding content feed, wherein the...
8106909 Common key frame caching for a remote user interface  
Common key frames are provided to a client during initialization to provide more efficient remoting of user interface graphical information. By storing the common key frames at the client, the...
8108892 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...
8108535 Methods, systems, and products for selecting images  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for selecting images from media. As a media stream is processed for display, thumbnail images are extracted at a periodic rate from the media stream....
8103780 Systems and methods for determining the location of a request on a content delivery network  
A client computing system includes a processor that receives a domain name and determines if the domain name is in a list of domain names that are associated with a content delivery network (CDN)....
8095948 System and method for billing for interactive television  
A system and method for billing for interactive television (ITV) includes recording the content accessed by a consumer and the time of access to render an access record. The access record for each...
8091103 Server providing content directories of video signals and linkage to content information sources  
An overlay server for illustrative video streaming constitutes a central part of a distributed system for linking content of video recordings to relevant information sources. The overlay server...
8089503 System and method of message notification and access via a video distribution network  
Methods and systems of message notification and access via a video distribution network are disclosed. A method may include receiving, via an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) network, a data...
8087057 Television converter device including an internet protocol interface  
A television converter device is provided which includes a channel selector and an Internet Protocol (IP) interface. The channel selector is configured to receive multiple channels of television...
8074253 Audiovisual reproduction system  
Audiovisual reproduction system comprising a central unit managing a sound control circuit, and a telecommunications modem connected to a distribution network controlled by a host server, through...
8074249 Content storage control apparatus and control method therefor  
If there are program-related associated Web pages, a TV receiver 1000 acquires the content information of the associated Web pages from a Web server 2000 and stores it in a Web page storage unit...
8065387 Method for using scheduled hyperlinks to record multimedia content  
A method of establishing communications with one or more devices located in an environment using a wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device comprises a...
8065710 Apparatuses and methods for interactive communication concerning multimedia content  
An apparatus for use with an output device coupled to one or more sources of multimedia content comprises an operator interface, a record generator and a network interface. The operator interface...
8065390 Virtual folders for tracking HTTP sessions  
Requests from a client to a network device are authenticated based on a session ID obtained by the network device. Requests may be authenticated by obtaining a session ID value when a session is...
8059940 Broadcast receiving apparatus and broadcast receiving method  
According to one embodiment, a broadcast receiving apparatus includes a receiving module configured to receive a broadcast signal; a storage configured to store audio files and video files; a...
8051446 Method of creating a semantic video summary using information from secondary sources  
Creating semantic summaries and abstractions of video requires high level knowledge of the domain of the video. Obtaining this high level information without human intervention is problematic. A...
8042132 System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV content  
iTV content is created and deployed using a server component adapted to allow content developers to create applications according to an authoring specification that describes a framework for same;...
8032421 Method and system to distribute online video  
An online video distribution network includes an online video portal and an online video merchant. In one embodiment, when the consumer orders a video, the merchant provides a pick-up ticket to...
8028322 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...
8028320 System and method for providing media to media playback device  
Systems and methods for delivering media to media playback devices are provided. When a media playback device requests suspension of a media stream, the media is stored in a storage area...
8024503 System and method for accessing internet via TV and a PC connecting set and a TV connecting set  
A system and method of television internet and interactive entertainment, as well as a computer PC box and a television TV box for realizing the television internet and interactive entertainment...
8015302 Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing media channel services  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing media channel services are disclosed. A method includes provisioning an Internet-Protocol (IP)-enabled media channel in response to a...
8010987 System for transmitting information from a streamed program to external devices and media  
A method for selecting a section from a streamed broadcast program is disclosed. The method includes receiving a streamed broadcast program, rendering the received streamed broadcast program on a...
8001211 Convergence-enabled DVD and web system  
A system integrates standards-defined multimedia storage system and an Internet browser. In one example, Universal Resource Locator (URL) information corresponding to web sites accessible by the...
8001570 Transparent access of STB MHP digital TV middleware to IP video content  
The invention relates to a set-top box receiver allowing access to interactive digital TV coming from any IP-network. It makes use of the SAP/SDP protocols as a logic link between “classic” DVB...
7996876 Managed cooperative downloading of digital cinema content  
A method for distributing a digital motion picture to multiple theaters in a region via terrestrial wireless communication. The motion picture is divided into chunks, and the chunks are...
7991019 Methods and systems for combining media inputs for messaging  
With the growing number of, both personal and shared, devices that may be connected to the Internet, the number of possible media sources that may provide input for a message increases, as does...
7987492 Sharing a streaming video  
A video segment can be shared over a computer network by first receiving the video segment at a receiving computer on the network. The receiving computer assures that the video segment is in a...
7984471 Method and device for the transmission of data in a television system  
The invention concerns a method for transmitting binary data in a video transmission system. The method comprises the steps of providing ATVEF announcements on a first predefined IP multicast...
7979772 Method and system for providing a contention-free interleaver for channel coding  
A method for operating a contention-free interleaver for channel coding is provided that includes generating a sub-table based on a data block size, N, and an offset vector, v, of length x and...
7971224 Interactive television reception and transmitting processes and associated devices  
A method for activating several applications, where a received start up application determines whether a first application or a second application will be activated. The first application, which...
7962947 Content delivery proxy system and method  
A content delivery proxy system and method delivers content to an unsupported client device within a content delivery system by converting messages and data from the unsupported client device into...
7962938 Specialized media presentation via an electronic program guide (EPG)  
An electronic program guide (EPG) is enhanced to have entries that enable access to one or more images. When an image-related entry is selected by a user, a television-based device presents the...