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US20170026695 Methods And Apparatus For Selectively Obscuring A Rendering Of A Media Stream  
Various embodiments of systems, apparatus, and/or methods are described for selectively obscuring a rendering of a media stream. In one implementation, the method includes receiving a request to...
US20170026694 ADAPTIVE SELECTION AMONGST ALTERNATIVE FRAMEBUFFERING ALGORITHMS IN EFFICIENT EVENT-BASED SYNCHRONIZATION OF MEDIA TRANSFER FOR REAL-TIME DISPLAY RENDERING  
An apparatus for use in rendering media in real-time by way of a distributed arrangement comprising a portable system and a host device. The apparatus includes a processing hardware unit and a...
US20170026693 DISPLAY DEVICE, PROGRAM INFORMATION DISPLAY METHOD IN DISPLAY DEVICE, RECEIVING DEVICE, AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD IN RECEIVING DEVICE  
There is provided a display device including a signal receiving unit for receiving a video signal from an external device via a transmission path through a plurality of channels using a...
US20170026692 IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME  
An image display apparatus including a non-volatile memory device that stores an operating system (OS), a first application program, and a second application program; and a processor that loads...
US20170026691 SATELLITE RECEIVER AND COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR SATELLITE RECEIVERS  
A satellite receiver and a communication method for satellite receivers are described. The satellite receiver is in a network having a plurality of satellite receivers. Each of the plurality of...
US20170026690 Prioritized Placement of Content Elements for iTV Applications  
Preferred placement of programming content is provided by a system and method to organize or sequence the display of a set of programmable content elements of an iTV application to a viewer, using...
US20170026689 USER INTERFACE FOR DISPLAYING VIDEO PLAY RELATIVE TO EPISODES IN A SERIES  
A method of rendering an actively playing video image on a display of the device alongside still images of episodes related to the playing video includes receiving a request to arrange the still...
US20170026688 TERMINAL DEVICE, VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
A reception unit of a terminal device receives a video gallery display screen in which display images of video data items are arranged, where the video gallery display screen has a screen range...
US20170026687 Method and System for Synchronizing Media Streams  
A method and system for synchronizing two or more media streams, generated by different sources (210, 220). An identifier generator 200 generates identifiers 600 with unique sequence numbers and a...
US20170026686 SYNCHRONIZING AUDIO CONTENT TO AUDIO AND VIDEO DEVICES  
In one general aspect, a method can include receiving, by a computing device, a selection of a group of devices that receive content under control of the computing device, and identifying a first...
US20170026685 FRONT END MULTIPLEXER TOPOLOGY FOR A SET TOP BOX  
An apparatus and method for processing satellite signals is provided. A switch receives an input signal having a predetermined frequency range, the predetermined frequency range including at least...
US20170026684 COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN A PERIPHERAL SYSTEM AND A HOST DEVICE IN EFFICIENT EVENT-BASED SYNCHRONIZATION OF MEDIA TRANSFER FOR REAL-TIME DISPLAY RENDERING  
Distributed, duplexing, arrangements include a portable system and a host device. The portable system and the host device are configured in various embodiments to receive user input and, in...
US20170026683 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A USER CUSTOMIZED AND/OR PERSONAL TELEVISION AND/OR ENTERTAINMENT ACCOUNT  
An apparatus, including a communication device of a user which receives entertainment content provided pursuant to the user's personal entertainment account which is administered by a central...
US20170026682 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STORING PROGRAM EVENTS IN AN ENHANCED HISTORY BUFFER  
Enhanced history buffer systems and methods are operable to temporarily store program content for program events. An exemplary embodiment receives program content corresponding to each of the...
US20170026681 NOTICE-BASED DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method and system for allowing a user to schedule a recording of a program by a digital video recorder (“DVR”) using a notice such as an advertisement, or other program notification, whether...
US20170026680 VIDEO DISTRIBUTION METHOD, VIDEO RECEPTION METHOD, SERVER, TERMINAL APPARATUS, AND VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
A video distribution method is a video distribution method to be performed by a server that distributes a plurality of videos captured by a plurality of users from different viewpoints to a...
US20170026679 SERVER APPARATUS AND METHOD OF TRANSMITTING VIDEO DATA  
When a camera server receives an instruction involving invalidation of viewing limitation (masking processing) of video from a privileged client, the camera server limits viewing of video data...
US20170026678 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELECTING TELEVISION CONTENT INVENTORY  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for optimizing selection of television advertising inventory. In one embodiment, a method may include receiving a set of available ad...
US20170026677 DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD  
A display apparatus and a display method are provided. The display apparatus includes a display configured to display a user interface including at least one item corresponding to at least one...
US20170026676 TRANSFER OF CONSUMABLE DATA TO VEHICLES  
Consumable data objects are transferred from a source server to a vehicle server. The availability of a first data communications link from the source server to a vehicle server is detected and a...
US20170026675 Computer System and Method for Targeting Content to Users Via Multiple Technology Platforms  
A computer system uses data about delivery of particular content to users via multiple technology platforms. For example, the computer system may track delivery of particular content to an...
US20170026674 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EFFICIENT EVENT-BASED SYNCHRONIZATION IN MEDIA FILE TRANSFER AND REAL-TIME DISPLAY RENDERING BETWEEN A PERIPHERAL SYSTEM AND A HOST DEVICE  
A portable system including a digital connection plug, a processing hardware unit, and a non-transitory storage device including code causing the processing hardware unit to perform operations...
US20170026673 CONSTRUCTING A TRANSPORT STREAM  
There is disclosed a head-end system in which differently processed copies of content portions are reordered such that copies from different content portions are not interleaved in the final...
US20170026672 MATCHING DATA OBJECTS TO VIDEO CONTENT  
A distributed application is executed by a client device, sampling output by a player device that is playing audio-video content, and obtains information (e.g., advertising) relating to an object...
US20170026671 MONITORING INDIVIDUAL VIEWING OF TELEVISION EVENTS USING TRACKING PIXELS AND COOKIES  
A real-time content identification and tracking system enabling monitoring of television programming consumption specific to an individual television or other viewing device. Metrics collected may...
US20170026670 OUTPUT OF BROADCAST CONTENT WITH PORTIONS SKIPPED  
Various arrangements are described for skipping portions of content, such as commercials, from a broadcast television program. The programming content is presented at a reduced presentation rate...
US20170026669 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A CONTENT COMMENTARY COMMUNITY  
Systems and methods of emulating a conversation about a thematic content event are disclosed. An exemplary embodiment receives a member dialogue video from a community member who is a member of a...
US20170026668 DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF VIDEO STATISTICS FOR CLOUD-BASED VIDEO ENCODING  
A method receives first and second copies of a video stream by first and second video processing devices, respectively, and processes the first and the second copies of the video stream to...
US20170026667 GENERATING VIDEOS WITH MULTIPLE VIEWPOINTS  
Videos of an event may be captured by camera (e.g., camera devices). The videos may be processed to generated virtual videos that provide different viewpoints of the event. The videos and virtual...
US20170026666 PRESENTING CONTENT WITHIN A VENUE USING CLIENT DEVICES ASSOCIATED WITH USERS ATTENDING THE VENUE  
A venue management system receives location information from various client devices within a venue. The venue management system identifies content for presentation within the venue and maps...
US20170026665 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR COMPRESSING LOCAL FEATURE DESCRIPTOR, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
A method for compressing a local feature descriptor includes that: at least one local feature descriptor of a target image is selected; and multi-stage vector quantization is carried out on the...
US20170026664 SIGNIFICANCE MAP ENCODING AND DECODING USING PARTITION SELECTION  
Methods of encoding and decoding for video data are describe in which significance maps are encoded and decoded using non-spatially-uniform partitioning of the map into parts, wherein the bit...
US20170026663 MODIFICATION TO BLOCK SIZE FOR TRANSFORM MODE IN DISPLAY STREAM COMPRESSION  
Methods and apparatuses for modification to block size for transform mode in display stream compression are disclosed. In one aspect, the method involves selecting a current block and a next block...
US20170026662 DISPARITY VECTOR PREDICTING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING INTER-LAYER VIDEO, AND DISPARITY VECTOR PREDICTING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DECODING INTER-LAYER VIDEO  
Provided is an inter-layer video decoding method including obtaining, from a bitstream, depth refinement information indicating whether a disparity vector of a current block of a second layer is...
US20170026661 ENHANCED INTRA-PREDICTION CODING USING PLANAR REPRESENTATIONS  
The present invention provides low complexity planar mode coding in which a value of a bottom-right pixel in a prediction block is calculated from a value of at least one pixel in at least one of...
US20170026660 IMAGE DECODING APPARATUS, IMAGE DECODING METHOD, IMAGE ENCODING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE ENCODING METHOD  
An image decoding apparatus includes a unit configured to set an unreferenced region depending on whether information concerning a horizontal direction is defined, out of information indicating...
US20170026659 Partial Decoding For Arbitrary View Angle And Line Buffer Reduction For Virtual Reality Video  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for partially decoding video frames when a sub-region of the video is selected for viewing. The method identifies and decodes data units and pixel blocks of...
US20170026658 ENCODING AND DECODING SELECTIVELY RETRIEVABLE REPRESENTATIONS OF VIDEO CONTENT  
A system and method disposed to enable encoding, decoding and manipulation of digital video with substantially less processing load than would otherwise required. In particular, one disclosed...
US20170026657 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXECUTING DECODING COMMAND, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING DECODING COMMAND, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
Disclosed is a method of executing a decoding command. A method of executing a decoding command includes acquiring the decoding command, determining a type of an executable operation on the basis...
US20170026656 ENCODER, DECODER, SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR VIDEO CODING  
An encoder for encoding a video signal, comprising a video modelling module configured for determining a plurality of video modelling parameters for a plurality of video locations on a...
US20170026655 PARAMETER SET SIGNALING  
A method for decoding a video sequence is described. In one configuration, when an initial value for a sequence parameter set maximum decoder picture buffer minus 1 is not present, the value is...
US20170026654 Method and Apparatus for Image and Video Coding Using Hierarchical Sample Adaptive Band Offset  
A method and apparatus for image coding using hierarchical sample adaptive band offset. The method includes decoding a signal of a portion of an image, determining a band offset type and offset of...
US20170026653 METHOD FOR SCALABLE TRANSMISSION OF VIDEO TRACT  
The present disclosure provides a method for scalable transmission of a video track. In the method, a video source is compressed and encoded by using a scalable video coding scheme and information...
US20170026652 IMAGE ENCODER AND DECODER USING UNIDIRECTIONAL PREDICTION  
The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a...
US20170026651 DEVICES FOR IDENTIFYING A LEADING PICTURE  
An electric device for indicating a leading picture is described. The electronic device includes memory in communication with a processor and instructions stored in the memory. The electronic...
US20170026650 SWITCHING DISPLAY DEVICES IN VIDEO TELEPHONY  
A system and method for performing video telephony (VT) is disclosed. In one example, there is provided an apparatus having a transceiver configured to receive VT data and information indicating a...
US20170026649 CONTEXT INITIALIZATION BASED ON DECODER PICTURE BUFFER  
Technique for initialization of encoders and decoders. In some cases, the decoder receives a slice and identifies if the slice is either a forward predicted B-slice or a backward predicted...
US20170026648 HYBRID VIDEO DECODER AND ASSOCIATED HYBRID VIDEO DECODING METHOD  
A hybrid video decoder has a hardware decoding circuit, a software decoding circuit, and a meta-data access system. The hardware decoding circuit deals with a first portion of a video decoding...
US20170026647 CODING UNIT QUANTIZATION PARAMETERS IN VIDEO CODING  
A method is provided that includes receiving a coded largest coding unit in a video decoder, wherein the coded largest coding unit includes a coded coding unit structure and a plurality of coded...
US20170026646 SYSTEM FOR CODING HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE AND WIDE COLOR GAMUT SEQUENCES  
A method of encoding a digital video data applies adaptive pre-processing to data representing high dynamic range (HDR) and/or wide color gamut (WCG) image data prior to encoding and complementary...