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US20160066044 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENHANCED CALLER-ID DISPLAY USING A PERSONAL ADDRESS BOOK  
A method includes receiving, at a multifunction unit configured to provide television programming to a media device for display to a display device, a call signal including a caller identifier....
US20160066043 System and Method for Set-Top Box Base Station Integration  
A system for conducting a voice call includes a set-top box operable to control the selection of a television channel for display on a television. The set-top box is also operable to initiate a...
US20160066042 SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES FOR DELIVERING DIGITAL VIDEO CONTENT BASED UPON EXCITEMENT DATA  
Processes, systems and devices are described to enhance the television or other media viewing experience based upon excitement data that is associated with the program. Excitement data can be used...
US20160066041 MOBILITY ENHANCED ADVERTISING ON INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEVISION  
Enhanced personalized advertisements may be provided through media such as IPTV, for example, by analyzing data such as subscribers' mobility data (calling and movement data), television (TV)...
US20160066040 WATCH NEXT SERVICE  
A device receives, from a media client, information associated with an event. The device identifies a user profile, associated with the event, including a tracking list which identifies one or...
US20160066039 PRIVACY-PRESERVING RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM  
A method and system of recommending content and targeting advertisements for one or more users is provided. The system includes an aggregator that is connected to the one or more users and...
US20160066038 Clip List Generation  
According to aspects of the technology there are provided a method for generating a content stream for playback on one or more content players from one or more content sources, the method...
US20160066037 Digital contents receiving apparatus  
A television set is capable of receiving both broadcast program from television station and corresponding digital file of the same contents from a server station through internet. The television...
US20160066036 SHOCK BLOCK  
A system may include a media processor that categorizes at least one scene of a media stream into a category. The media processor may further provide an output media stream that alters the at...
US20160066035 Profile Generator  
According to aspects of the invention there are provided a method for modifying a content stream distributed to one or more users, the method comprising: generating a content stream comprising a...
US20160066034 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO DETECT PEOPLE  
Methods and apparatus to detect people are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a receiver to obtain respective light information for a plurality of segments of an image, each of the segments...
US20160066033 SET-TOP BOX  
A set-top box includes a casing defining a receiving space. An infrared signal receiver and a power button are received in the receiving space. The casing further defines a mounting hole coupled...
US20160066032 ACQUISITION, RECOVERY, AND MATCHING OF UNIQUE INFORMATION FROM FILE-BASED MEDIA FOR AUTOMATED FILE DETECTION  
A media fingerprint archive system generates and archives media fingerprints from second media content portions such as commercials. A downstream media measurement system can extract/derive query...
US20160066031 DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER (DVR) IMPLEMENTED USING SUPPLEMENTAL DEVICE STORAGE  
Techniques described herein may use a computing device, such as a smartphone or tablet computer, that is attached to a local area network, as a storage device or supplemental storage device for a...
US20160066030 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REQUESTING DATA, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING DATA  
Disclosed herein are methods and apparatuses for requesting and obtaining data, in which time information is generated by use of a first device, and a data request command requesting data output...
US20160066029 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZED APPLIANCE CONTROL  
A device receives a request from a controlling device, such as a remote control, smart phone, or the like, where the request is intended to have one or more target devices perform one or more...
US20160066028 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA PROCESSING  
An electronic device is provided comprising: a communication interface; and one or more processors configured to: transmit to a server, via the communication interface, a request for a...
US20160066027 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING LOCAL STORAGE OF ON-DEMAND CONTENT  
On-demand systems and methods are provided to manage locally-stored on-demand content. A user's equipment controls the deletion of and/or access to on-demand content from a local storage device...
US20160066026 PROVISIONING PREFERRED MEDIA CONTENT  
Allocating idle tuner resources to buffer or record broadcast programming determined to be desirable or preferred by any particular user or television viewer.
US20160066025 IN-HOME SMART VIDEO CACHE  
A method, performed by a computer device, may include determining one or more frequently watched television channels associated with a customer's account. The method may further include obtaining...
US20160066024 REDUCING INTERFERENCE OF AN OVERLAY WITH UNDERLYING CONTENT  
Methods and apparatus for displaying an overlay on top of media content are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a request for presentation of an overlay on top of the media content at a target...
US20160066023 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING VIDEO ON DEMAND IN AN INTELLIGENT TELEVISION  
An intelligent television can provide various interfaces for providing video-on-demand (VOD). The user interfaces include unique visual representations and organizations that allow the user to...
US20160066022 LIVE TELEVISION APPLICATION INFORMATION PANEL  
An intelligent television and methods for user interaction between the intelligent television and the user are provided. In general, a user is provided with navigation, notification, and setup...
US20160066021 USER INTERFACE WITH CONTENT FILTERING AND/OR SOCIAL NETWORKING INTEGRATION  
On a device with an internet protocol network connection, an application is provided that allows a user to watch internet protocol television on the device. While the user is watching a first live...
US20160066020 MEDIA CONTENT OUTPUT CONTROL  
Control, based upon one or more pre-determined and user-configurable criterion, the loudness or intensity of audio as output by a television or handheld mobile device.
US20160066019 USE OF PARALLEL DATA PROGRAMMING FOR DEVICE INTEGRATION  
Provided are techniques for detecting a presentation of media content on a first display device; synchronizing contextual data corresponding to the media content with the media content;...
US20160066018 Local Distribution Model  
According to aspects of the technology there are provided a computer-implemented method for distributing content from one or more content sources over a communications network to a plurality of...
US20160066017 RECEPTION DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
The present technology relates to a reception device, reception method, and program that can prevent erroneous detection of a predetermined signal, such as a P1 signal, included in, for example, a...
US20160066016 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR CONTROLLING A BI-DIRECTIONAL HDMI PORT  
In accordance with some implementations of the disclosed subject matter, a method for controlling a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port is provided, the method comprising: generating...
US20160066015 Remote Control for First and Second Apparatus  
First apparatuses (1) to be remotely controlled by devices (3) comprise interfaces (11) for receiving first signals from second apparatuses (2) that define that the second apparatuses (2) have...
US20160066014 MULTIMEDIA PROCESSING RESOURCE WITH INTERACTIVE VOICE RESPONSE  
A multimedia processing resource (MPR) includes interactive voice response capabilities. A user may control MPR commands and functions over a telephone interface. For example, through a telephone...
US20160066013 PORTABLE AND PERSONALIZED PASSENGER INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM IN CONNECTED CAR  
An apparatus and method of providing portable and personalized infotainment via an in-vehicle system of a vehicle from an infotainment content provider is provided. The method includes registering...
US20160066012 Electronic Messaging Display Optimization  
A method, system, and/or computer program product optimize a display of messages on a public electronic video display. A video camera captures images of multiple mobile vehicles that are...
US20160066011 IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME  
Provided is an image display apparatus including: an interface unit through which a pointing signal is received from an external input device; and a display unit that includes a first region and a...
US20160066010 MULTIMEDIA NETWORK SYSTEM WITH CONTENT IMPORTATION, CONTENT EXPORTATION, AND INTEGRATED CONTENT MANAGEMENT  
This system provides wired and/or wireless access throughout a multimedia network built on a distributed architecture which can be transparent to the user. This multimedia network includes content...
US20160066009 CLOUD-ENABLED NETWORK-BASED DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER  
This disclosure describes systems and methods related to a cloud-enabled network-based digital video recorder. In some embodiments, a request to record an asset may be received from a client...
US20160066008 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RECEIVING DEVICE, SERVER, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD  
Program information is transmitted and received via a communication line, and a scheduling operation can be performed based on the program information via the communication line. For that purpose,...
US20160066007 VIDEO PLAYBACK METHOD, MEDIA DEVICE, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM  
A video playback method, a media device, a playback device, and a multimedia system are provided, which relate to the field of communications, and are used to implement continuous playback of...
US20160066006 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MULTIMEDIA COORDINATION  
Methods and apparatus for providing coordination between two or more different media distribution channels. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a server and associated client processes...
US20160066005 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO IDENTIFY REMOTE PRESENTATION OF STREAMING MEDIA  
Methods and apparatus to identify remote presentation of streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes determining a first identification of streaming data transmitted to a streaming...
US20160066004 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TEMPORARY ACCESS TO MEDIA CONTENT  
Methods, systems, and/or devices for providing temporary access to media content are described herein. In one aspect, a server provides authorization to a transportation service provider for...
US20160066003 VIRAL TUNING METHOD  
A method of scoring and arranging events related to entertainment content for a user in a viral tuning system is disclosed. The method comprising checking for a new event associated with media...
US20160066002 AUTOMATED ACCOUNT CREDITING AFTER INTERRUPTION OR FAILURE OF PAID CONTENT DELIVERY  
One or more devices may receive activity logs from multiple set-top-boxes (STBs); determine that an outage has occurred based on the activity logs; identify one or more STBs, of the plurality of...
US20160066001 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...
US20160066000 METHOD FOR VIDEO SYNCHRONIZATION IN VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS  
This disclosure describes a method for video synchronization in video distribution systems that includes a system that re-synchronizes the video playback of a video synchronization device with...
US20160065999 Companion Ads  
According to aspects of the technology there are provided a computer-implemented method for distributing content from one or more content sources over a communications network to a plurality of...
US20160065998 METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ACCESS TO PRODUCT DATA  
VISUAL IMAGE MARKETING (VIM) is a system whereby the visual image on a film or television program is utilized to market that specific product. In VIM, film.backslash.television is combined with...
US20160065997 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RICH MEDIA ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDES  
Electronic program guide (EPG) systems and methods are operable to incorporate image information into an EPG generated at a media device. An exemplary embodiment receives an image associated with...
US20160065996 Media, Systems, Networks, And Methods For Broadcasting Audiovisual Content Through A Social Networking Site  
Non-transitory computer readable storage medium that can include a set of executable instructions to direct a processor to receive a request from a member of a social networking site to access a...
US20160065995 OPTIMIZING ABR SEGMENT SIZES FOR MOBILE VIDEO OUTAGE COVERAGE IN AN ABR STREAMING NETWORK  
A scheme for optimizing segment sizes for an adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming client engaged in a current ABR streaming session. In one implementation, a determination is made whether a wireless...