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9043859 Signal processing apparatus and methods  
A unified system of programming communication. The system encompasses the prior art (television, radio, broadcast hardcopy, computer communications, etc.) and new user specific mass media. Within...
9042810 Single-cable automatic IRD installation procedure  
A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product for auto-installing an integrated receiver/decoder (IRD) includes issuing an auto-installation command from the IRD to an outdoor unit...
9038112 Custom-tailored entertainment experience for user identified by different loyalty program user identifiers at different hospitality locations  
A user profile server stores a particular user profile corresponding to a user who belongs to a plurality of separate loyalty programs, and the particular user profile includes a plurality of...
9038114 Media content shifting  
Embodiments of the disclosed invention include a system and method for recording media content. For example, in one embodiment, a method for recording media content is disclosed that includes...
9032451 Method and system for using a second screen device for interacting with a set top box to enhance a user experience  
A system and method for displaying data related to a content displayed through a set top box includes a second screen device generating a content information request signal requesting data...
9032450 Adaptive audio/video streams proxy  
A method is provided comprising: receiving a constant bit rate video stream representing a single video from a video source via a managed broadband connection; converting the constant bit rate...
9032453 Method and system for multiplexed transport interface between demodulators (DEMODs) and set-top box (STB) system-on-chips (SoCs)  
A multiplexed transport interface (MTSIF) may be utilized during communication between a demodulation module and a video processing system-on-chip (SoC). The MTSIF may enable concurrent...
9021522 Concurrent interactive television for network connected devices  
Techniques are disclosed herein for processing iTV. A request to play a first interactive television signal at a first electronic device is received. A first virtual machine for processing the...
9015774 Intelligent device system and method for distribution of digital signals on a wideband signal distribution system  
A plurality of intelligent device systems for use with a wideband signal distribution network, and methods for transmitting digital information and receiving digital and non-digital information...
9009344 Method of sending data and associated device  
A method of sending a data stream of video images between a server and at least one client device in a communication network, employing a rate setting for the sending of data over the...
9003456 Presentation of still image data on display devices using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of presenting still image data on multiple display devices using a wireless home entertainment hub comprises obtaining a registration of a plurality of devices with the wireless home...
9003455 Hospitality media system employing virtual set top boxes  
Methods and apparatus are described for providing digital content to televisions or other devices having media playback capabilities over a network infrastructure using virtual set top boxes (VSTBs).
8997157 Audio/video satellite broadcast network  
An audio/video network system for distributing satellite broadcast services includes an antenna unit for receiving audio/video broadcast services. The antenna unit is in communication with a...
8990317 Shared multimedia experience  
A method includes receiving a request to establish a group presence session between at least a first device associated with a first network and a second device associated with a second network....
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...
8984565 Intelligent device system and method for distribution of digital signals on a wideband signal distribution system  
A plurality of intelligent device systems for use with a wideband signal distribution network, and methods for transmitting digital information and receiving digital and non-digital information...
8978076 Methods and systems for content control  
Methods and system for providing content are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving a request for data at a first time, wherein the data comprises a first time duration, determining a buffer...
8973063 Method and system for synchronization of digital media playback  
A system and method for synchronizing digital media playback at multiple digital media playback devices interconnected on a network is provided. A digital media playback device comprising a...
8973062 Multimode physical layer module for supporting delivery of high-speed data services in home multimedia networks  
A multimode physical (MMP) layer circuit for physical (PHY) layer handling of signals transported over a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cable in a home multimedia network, wherein the...
8973064 Parallel television based media recording  
A control device that interacts with a television system. The control device may receive a user input identifying a video selection. At least one module of the control device may display video...
8970616 Method for adjusting image-quality and display unit enabling the same  
A method of displaying images, which includes displaying a first image in a first display portion, receiving a first image-quality condition for setting a first image quality of the first image...
8966545 Connecting a legacy device into a home entertainment system using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of connecting a legacy device in a home entertainment system containing a wireless home entertainment hub utilizing a home theatre network interface box includes obtaining a registration...
8966521 Methods and apparatus to present supplemental media on a second screen  
Methods and apparatus to present supplemental media on a second screen are disclosed. An example method includes obtaining, at a digital media device, media identifying data from audio data of a...
8949909 Resolution of tuner conflicts  
Method, device, and storage medium to identify that a resource conflict exists pertaining to tuners of a device that tune to programs; notify a user that the resource conflict exists; receive a...
8949910 Apparatus and method for media content presentation  
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, accessing, by a system comprising at least one processor, a content display configuration corresponding to...
8943531 Increasing pay-per-use credit associated with guest room in response to notification message tracking usage of service offered by hospitality establishment  
A hospitality establishment includes guest rooms having media devices installed therein. Each guest room has one or more in-room media devices for providing a pay-per-use media function. A media...
8938675 System for automated generation of audio/video control interfaces  
A system for automating generation of an audio/video (AV) control interface includes a computing device having a processor to enable a user, with a user interface of the computing device, to...
8935356 Network AV system using personal computer  
A network audio system allows AV files existing in a PC to be readily registered and music to be reproduced using a client machine. The client machine is connected to the PC and a server...
8935716 Method and system for utilizing multiple content delivery networks for distributing content  
A system includes a content management system having a first set of business rules for a first content including a first target and a second set of business rules for a second content including a...
8931020 Remote management system for at least one audiovisual information reproduction device  
Method for remote management of at least one audiovisual information reproduction device comprising a host server connected to each audiovisual information reproduction device, the host server...
8929942 Wireless communication device  
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a wireless communication device including: a cable port to which an external device is connected; a reading unit that reads...
8918819 Automated remote collaborative learning software  
A method and system of automated remote collaborative learning broadcasting. A computer-based server receives a plurality of video feeds for a remote interaction. Server receives unique user...
8910047 Device-specific and application-specific computing device, playback device and method for controlling playback device using computing device  
A device-specific and application-specific computing device, a playback device and a method for controlling the playback device using the computing device is disclosed. In accordance with the...
8910218 Method and apparatus for providing control of set-top boxes  
An approach is provided for controlling one or more set-top boxes. Communications is established among a plurality of set-top boxes. One of the set-top boxes is designated as a master set-top box...
8910213 Method and apparatus for transferring user information between terminals in broadcast streaming service  
A method and apparatus for transferring user information between different terminals are disclosed. The method includes saving by a first terminal, when a change is made to user information during...
8904449 Remote control unit for activating and deactivating means for payment and for displaying payment status  
The invention relates to a remote control unit for intelligent digital audiovisual reproduction systems, comprising storage means, payment means, a sound control circuit, display means and a metal...
8898708 Media distribution server that presents interactive media to digital devices  
A media distribution server presenting interactive media on digital devices, such as mobile devices, PCs, TVs, ebook readers, electronic tablets, etc. and receiving user response interactively....
8893192 High speed transfer of movie files and other content between shared storage and screen servers to enhance content availability in a digital cinema system  
A Fiber Channel or other high speed data transmission channel is provided to transfer movie files and other content between shared storage and screen servers to enhance content availability in a...
8881222 Multimedia interactive simulator  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a device, including a centralized controller to: distribute multimedia content to permit a television (TV)...
8881205 System for controlling media presentation devices  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a remote controller adapted to present a graphical user interface (GUI) with a first portion for selecting...
8875191 Device for reproducing content and method thereof  
Provided are an electronic device and an operating method thereof. When a predetermined event occurs while contents are being output, a video and a sound of the contents are controlled to be...
8875194 Multizone audio-visual system  
A multi-zone audio-visual (AV) system that includes: (a) one or more AV devices (such as a TV) operable to provide audio and/or visual information; (b) a set-top box (STB) associated with each AV...
8875195 Set top/back box, system and method for providing a remote control device  
A set top/back box and system and method for providing a remote control device are disclosed. In one embodiment, one or more wireless transceivers are located within a housing, which also...
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...
8863201 Gateway apparatus and methods for providing content and data delivery in a fiber-based content delivery network  
Methods and apparatus for the delivery of content in a network via a user premises gateway device in communication with one or more user devices. The gateway device receives content from an...
8854427 Method and system for encoding a video data signal, encoded video data signal, method and system for decoding a video data signal  
Video data signals are encoded such that the encoded video data signal includes at least a primary and at least a secondary video data signal. The primary and secondary video data signals are...
8856854 Protocol for control of network or bus attached cable TV set-top box front-end functionality  
A processor for a cable television set-top box has an interface for coupling the processor to a second processor. The processor also has a port that is coupleable to control a tuner, a demodulator...
8854419 Method and system for controlling multipoint video conference, central control subsystem and video terminal  
A system and method for controlling multipoint video conference, a video terminal and a central control subsystem are provided by the present invention. The system includes a central control...
8850494 Forming die assembly for microcomponents  
A forming die assembly for microcomponents includes a forming die, a plunger, and a punch. The forming die is formed with an outer die, an inner die, a storage portion formed at the inner die, and...
8843970 Video distribution systems and methods for multiple users  
A video distribution system includes a local network interface operable to modulate video data to frequency blocks for communication via a local network. A first frequency block of the frequency...

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