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8866968 Video processing device, and video display system containing same  
Provided is a video processing device capable of displaying an easily viewable video utilizing a broader area in a display. A video processing unit that is included in the video processing device...
8863216 Dynamic synchronization of media streams within a social network  
A method of synchronizing first and second streams of a multimedia content program is operable for determining a temporal difference indicative of a relative timing between first and second...
8863222 Multiplexing, synchronizing, and assembling multiple audio/video (A/V) streams in a media gateway  
A media gateway that services a plurality of client devices may be used to combine a plurality of encoded multimedia transport streams, which may comprise a buffered copy of received encoded...
8863205 System and method for multimedia viewership surveying  
Disclosed herein is a method and system for multimedia viewership surveying of an end-user's set-top-box (STB). The multimedia information may be received from at least one satellite via a...
8863204 Cache management in a video content distribution network  
Cache management techniques are described for a content distribution network (CDN), for example, a video on demand (VOD) system supporting user requests and delivery of video content. A preferred...
8855469 Method for remotely controlling a streaming media server with a pause and resume functionality  
In embodiments, the present invention provides a method and system for managing playback of content delivered to a mobile device with a pause and resume functionality. The method and system...
8856857 Receiving device, receiving method, and program  
This technique relates to a receiving device, a receiving method, and a program that can demodulate transmitted signals with high accuracy. A receiving device of this disclosure includes: an...
8850487 Display device and method for providing content using the same  
A display device and a method for providing content using the display device are disclosed. A controller receives a search term and searches for at least one content including a video frame...
8850499 Systems and methods for caching data in media-on-demand systems  
Systems and methods may be provided for retrieving non-on-demand media data and on-demand media data that is provided by separate data sources. On-demand media data may be cached to reduce system...
8850474 Virtual content store in interactive services architecture  
A virtual content store may be provided. Upon receiving a request for a content stream from a subscriber at a regional headend, a central content vault may be examined to determine whether the...
8843986 Transport stream, data processing device and digital television for intermittently updating firmware  
A transport stream (TS) includes a plurality of first download data blocks (DDBs), a plurality of second download data blocks, and a download information indication (DII). Each download data block...
8843976 Video server and video data transmission method  
According to one embodiment, a video server includes an encoder, a transmission module, storage modules, and a controller. The encoder outputs a request in response to encoding a video signal. The...
8843972 Method of requesting video data distributed across a plurality of video servers  
A method of requesting video data distributed across a plurality of video servers(210-21N) connected to a communications network (120) is disclosed. A request (e.g., 1000) is transmitted to one of...
8843977 Media content delivery systems and methods  
An exemplary method includes receiving, by a media content delivery subsystem from an end-user media content processing device via a network, a request to record a live transmission of a media...
8839317 Methods and apparatus for providing multi-source bandwidth sharing management  
Methods and apparatus for providing one or more services such as video on-demand, switched digital video, or Internet services using shared bandwidth. Exemplary embodiments include methods and...
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...
8839320 Video-on-demand system  
A video-on-demand system including a video server storing video-on-demand content and for streaming video-on-demand through a first layer of an internet page having a first layer and a second...
8839314 Device, system, and method for managing television tuners  
A method at a first set top box includes transmitting to a second set top box a request to use a television tuner associated with the second set top box. The method further includes receiving a...
8839324 Method and system for digital content transmission  
Disclosed embodiments include a method and an apparatus for digital content transmission that comprise: (a) partitioning the digital content into a plurality of sequential segments; (b) selecting...
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...
8839277 Revenue management for dynamic bundling  
A method performed by one or more devices within a subscription television network includes receiving a customer profile for a viewer, the customer profile being based on historical data of the...
8832758 Methods and systems for providing video on demand  
Methods and systems provide a selected video segment to customer premises equipment. A request is received from the customer premises equipment for transmission of the selected video segment. A...
8832755 Methods and systems for interactive video transport over Ethernet networks  
The present invention provides methods and systems to remove the dependence on the IP layer (OSI layer three) in Video-on-Demand (VoD) transport networks. The present invention replaces the IP...
8832724 Remote storage digital video recorder that supports shared and per-subscriber content rights  
A remote storage digital video recorder (RS-DVR) system is disclosed. The RS-DVR system includes a network interface to communicate data between the RS-DVR system and a subscriber system via a...
8832756 Systems and methods for providing a multi-perspective video display  
Methods and systems for providing a multi-perspective video display are presented. In one example, a program of visual content that includes a plurality of visual perspectives is received. A first...
8832759 Resource scheduling apparatus and method, program requesting method and system  
A resource scheduling apparatus, a resource scheduling method, a program requesting method, a program requesting system, and a Set Top Box (STB) are provided. The resource scheduling method...
8832757 Late assignment of recorded digital media content at time of playback  
A remote storage digital video recorder (RS-DVR) system is disclosed. The RS-DVR system includes a network interface to communicate data between the RS-DVR system and a subscriber system via a...
8832754 System and method for providing synchronized events to a television application  
A set top box client in an enhanced television system stores a table associating time references with events. The table is accessed to synchronize the delivery of events to an enhanced television...
8831402 Media stream processing  
A stream (1) of media frames (12-16, 22-26, 32-36) is generated by providing multiple media frames (22-26) having respective assigned default timestamps (40) defining rendering times of the media...
8826349 Multicast adaptive stream switching for delivery of over the top video content  
Multicast adaptive stream switching for delivery of video content over an IP-based packet network is provided. A network device obtains multiple synchronized multicast streams of the same video...
8826346 Methods of implementing trickplay  
A method of operating an IP client device for presentation of video content to a viewer includes the step of transmitting a trickplay request to a server. The client device receives from the...
8826345 Method and an apparatus for data streaming  
An apparatus and a method for data streaming, as well as a combination, of an apparatus for data streaming and a plurality of user devices, are presented. The apparatus is adapted to receive a...
8826331 Systems and methods to schedule recording of media content  
Systems and methods to schedule recording of media content are provided. A particular method includes accessing at least one recording rule that specifies a first condition. The at least one...
8826348 System and method for wireless communication of uncompressed video having a relay device for power saving  
An apparatus and method for achieving power saving for a portable device in a wireless network for transmitting audio/video (A/V) data is disclosed. An optimal transmit power level is selected by...
8818803 Character-based automated text summarization  
Methods, devices, systems and tools are presented that allow the summarization of text, audio, and audiovisual presentations, such as movies, into less lengthy forms. High-content media files are...
8819750 Personal media broadcasting system with output buffer  
A personal media broadcasting system enables video distribution over a computer network and allows a user to view and control media sources over a computer network from a remote location. A...
8812671 Arrangements and methods for access to stored data  
An access server generates a handshake with storage servers resulting in more rapid access to the stored data, for example, video data, by a user. The handshake also results in load balancing effects.
8813165 Audio/video storage/retrieval system and method  
An audio/video storage/retrieval system and method that permits efficient and cost-effective simultaneous recording of multi-channel A/V information from a variety of sources is disclosed. The...
8812311 Character-based automated shot summarization  
Methods, devices, systems and tools are presented that allow the summarization of text, audio, and audiovisual presentations, such as movies, into less lengthy forms. High-content media files are...
8812846 Streaming video server with virtual file system and methods for use therewith  
A streaming video server generates a virtual file system that includes virtual addresses of a plurality of encrypted segments of a plurality of video programs at each of a plurality of bitrates,...
8806546 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders  
An interactive television system is provided in which an interactive television application is used to support network-based or local personal video recorder capabilities. A user may use this...
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...
8806555 Decentralized media delivery network  
A decentralized approach to delivering a media file to a requesting subscriber in a network of subscribers comprises the steps of segmenting the media file into a plurality of segments and...
8806545 Method and system for facilitating demand-driven distribution of content  
Methods and systems for facilitating distribution of content are disclosed. In one example embodiment, a method of facilitating demand-driven population and management of online content within a...
8799969 Capturing and sharing media content  
A media device allows users to watch and capture portions from a media stream. Users may then share the captured media content with other users. In one embodiment, the media device receives a...
8799971 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders  
An interactive television system is provided in which an interactive television application is used to support network-based or local personal video recorder capabilities. A user may use this...
8799970 Media stream playing method and set-top box  
The present invention provides a media stream playing method and a set-top box. In the present invention, in a process that a guidance unit of a set-top box initializes a platform system, the...
8793752 Methods and computer program products for subcontent tagging and playback  
A method for tagging subcontent includes creating a first begin tag for a program to be delivered over a network, wherein the first begin tag defines a beginning of a first video segment of the...
8793749 Source frame adaptation and matching optimally to suit a recipient video device  
A digital electronic device supports program transmission to a recipient device via the Internet. A frame adapter decodes incoming IP program packets and re-encodes resulting program signals...
8793719 Broadcast viewing control method for a mobile terminal  
A method for controlling viewing a broadcast in a terminal. A terminal having a broadcast control function includes a first replaceable identity device attached to a portion of the terminal and a...