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9028325 Number of players determined using facial recognition  
There is provided a system and method for determining a number of players present using facial recognition. There is provided a method comprising capturing an image of the players present, and...
9015748 System and method for approximating characteristics of households for targeted advertisement  
During the display of video content to a viewing audience, a system receives feedback information from the viewing audience concerning the displayed video content. At a later time and based on the...
9015746 Interest-based video streams  
Embodiments related to delivering a video stream to a requesting viewer are disclosed. In one example embodiment, a video stream is delivered by receiving a request for the video stream from a...
9015744 Ascertaining events in media  
Disclosed are various embodiments relating to the identification of events that occur within a media item. A media item and a request are encoded for rendering for display, wherein the request...
9003464 System and method of verifying a video blackout event  
A method of verifying a blackout event is disclosed that includes receiving blackout event data from an event log database of a video distribution platform at a subscriber event transmission...
8997156 Systems and methods for distributing user generated content  
A television provider receives content from a plurality of users. The user generated content is aggregated and scheduled for broadcast across a channel of the television provider. The user...
8997134 Controlling presentation flow based on content element feedback  
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for selecting presentation content. Presentation content is displayed to an audience, the presentation...
8988495 Image display apparatus, method for controlling the image display apparatus, and image display system  
A method for controlling an image display apparatus includes determining a type of a video signal included in an input signal, determining whether three-dimensional (3D) format information is...
8984549 Method for tag insertion and notification for DVR addressable advertisement  
A method and computing device that provides viewer impression data for a recorded digital video stream. The method receives a digital video stream as a series of segments, and stores it as a...
8973066 Media content delivery  
A server can receive information identifying media content to be offered to users at a discount or at a particular time of release. The offer can also include information identifying a minimum...
8966526 Internet-based submission of cable network content  
A cable network content delivery system providing advertising information via a cable network and an advertising content interface are described. An advertiser submits advertising content over an...
8955007 System for and method of providing subscriber voting interaction  
A system for and method of providing subscriber voting interaction. The system and method may include outputting program content data via a network, wherein the program content data comprises a...
8955008 Television decoding unit with multiple wireless access modules  
The present invention proposes a system comprising a television decoding unit and a plurality of access modules, said access modules comprising wireless communication means with the television...
8949876 Methods and systems for creating and providing collaborative user reviews of products and services  
Methods, systems, and user-interfaces for creating a collaborative review of an offering may facilitate multiple people (users) collaborating on a review by submitting short statements concerning...
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...
8943135 System and method for measuring the positive or negative impact of digital and social media content on intent and behavior  
A system and method for measuring the positive or negative impact of digital and social media on perceptions, intent and behavior are provided utilizing a computer mediated perceptual, intent and...
8935714 Interactive user-prediction of content  
A method including providing at least one of a television service or an Internet access service to a customer; generating predictive options pertaining to content delivered to the customer,...
8935715 Method of and apparatus for utilizing SMS while running an application on a mobile device controlling a viewer's participation with a broadcast  
An improved method of and system for participating in SMS-TV contests enables a user to utilize one or more applications to perform desired operations such as using the user interface to...
8923839 Method and device for synchronization between a mobile device and a display device, the mobile device, and the display device  
A method and device for synchronization between a mobile device and a display device are disclosed. A synchronization device for synchronization between a mobile device and a display device...
8904421 Shared multimedia experience including user input  
Systems provide shared multimedia content to a plurality of members of a collaboration group, request input related to the multimedia content from a portion of the plurality of members, modify the...
8874043 System and method for determining quality of service of a mobile device  
A system and method for determining the quality of service in wireless data network by a plurality of mobile devices is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes presenting to a user a...
8863167 System providing sponsored content  
A system receives an indication of selection of an item in a broadcast segment from an end device. A broadcast segment is identified by the selection and a broadcast segment schedule. An item ID...
8862577 Visualizing sentiment results with visual indicators representing user sentiment and level of uncertainty  
Sentiment analysis of user feedback is performed, using uncertainty rules. Different levels of uncertainty associated with sentiment results of the sentiment analysis are determined, where the...
8863180 Interactive episodes  
Interactive audio-video episodes may be provided in which progression of storylines is contingent upon user interactions with the episodes. User activities may be facilitated during presentation...
8850480 Interactive user interface for television applications  
An iTV user interface includes a navigable menu area through which a user can select from among a variety of services and a content display area in which formatted data associated with a selected...
8850468 Method and system for auxiliary data detection and delivery  
A method and system for auxiliary data detection. Data is received on a hand-held device from a display of a signal on a monitor. The signal is visually displayed on the monitor at a frequency. A...
8832722 Media asset voting  
In embodiments of media asset voting, a voting application is executed at a controllable device to interface the controllable device with portable devices via a wireless network. The voting...
8826320 System and method for voting on popular video intervals  
A system and method is provided for identifying popular intervals in online hosted videos. To determine popular intervals associated with a video, a plurality of votes for one or more intervals of...
8826321 Obtaining user reactions to video  
A user interaction request is received during playback of video content. The user interaction request can be received independent of any indication from the video content that user interaction is...
8819740 Method and system for providing interactive services over a wireless communications network  
A system for providing one or more interactive applications to one or more users via a wireless communications network, the system including: one or more servers cooperating with the network to...
8819564 Distributed discussion collaboration  
The present invention relates to systems and methods for distributed discussion collaboration and making an agenda for an event over a network. In an embodiment, a system may include an aggregator...
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...
8813112 Method of and apparatus for utilizing SMS while running an application on a mobile device controlling a viewer's participation with a broadcast  
An improved method of and system for participating in SMS-TV contests enables a user to utilize one or more applications to perform desired operations such as using the user interface to...
RE45089 Program information broadcasting system, broadcasting device, and receiving terminal unit  
In a program information broadcasting system, it is aimed to minimize time for retrieval of program by viewers in operating an electronic program guide or time for waiting when applying for...
8806518 Performance analysis for combining remote audience responses  
Performance analysis for combining remote audience responses is described. In one example, a performance is presented to a plurality of viewer devices through a remote network connection. An...
8793720 System for retrieval of executable applications  
A system for retrieval of executable applications, comprising: a broadcast television receiver apparatus; and a server; wherein the broadcast television receiver apparatus includes a communication...
8793718 System and method for collecting opinion data  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to present a user of the media processor a solicitation initiated by...
RE44991 Program information broadcasting system, broadcasting device, and receiving terminal unit  
In a program information broadcasting system, it is aimed to minimize time for retrieval of program by viewers in operating an electronic program guide or time for waiting when applying for...
RE44970 Program information broadcasting system, broadcasting device, and receiving terminal unit  
In a program information broadcasting system, it is aimed to minimize time for retrieval of program by viewers in operating an electronic program guide or time for waiting when applying for...
8689266 Dynamic rebroadcast scheduling of videos  
Television viewers want to watch previously broadcast videos for a number of reasons. For example, a viewer may have missed one or more episodes of his or her favorite series. As another example,...
8683505 Mobile entertainment multimedia and communications system and method  
An interactive system for viewing music videos on the go that includes at least one processor, at least one display device electronically connected to the at least one processor, at least one...
8667523 Systems and methods for soliciting feedback using print-augmented broadcast signal  
A process for providing a print-augmented broadcast signal for transmission to one or more convention broadcast receiver includes receiving a broadcast signal comprising a program portion for a...
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...
8656422 Method and apparatus for managing targeted advertisements for a linear television service  
A method and apparatus for managing targeted advertisements for linear television is provided herein. During operation a client device will determine whether or not an advertisement opportunity...
8629895 Camera-based facial recognition or other single/multiparty presence detection as a method of effecting telecom device alerting  
A camera can be associated with each conference participant endpoint. The camera, either frame or video-based, can monitor and detect one or more of gestures, facial recognition, emotions, and...
8621506 System and method for approximating characteristics of households for targeted advertisement  
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of operation involves two operations. The first operation involves receiving feedback information from a viewing audience concerning a...
8621502 Obtaining user reactions to video  
A user interaction request is received during playback of video content. The user interaction request can be received independent of any indication from the video content that user interaction is...
8621503 Apparatuses, system, method, and storage medium for crowd game  
Apparatuses, system, method, and storage medium for crowd game are disclosed. A series of missions forming a crowd game are outputted to a display device, each mission specifying a task for...
8578426 Method and system for selecting media content for broadcast based on viewer preference indications  
Methods and systems enable mobile TV providers to select programs for broadcast based on viewer preference indications or votes. Information regarding candidate programs or content may be...
8561097 Multimedia content viewing confirmation  
Disclosed herein is a computer implemented method and system for confirming that a viewer viewed multimedia content on a client device. A multimedia content owner uploads multimedia content on a...

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