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US20160073170 VIDEO CHANNEL SELECTION  
In one embodiment, a method for selecting video channels is implemented on a computing device and includes: presenting at least one set of detected facial images, detecting user selection of a...
US20160073169 USER CONTROLLED MULTI-DEVICE MEDIA-ON-DEMAND SYSTEM  
A method for providing configurable access to media in a media-on-demand system also can include delivering the media to a first client device in a format compatible with the first client device;...
US20160073168 CHANNEL OF TOP SOCIALLY-COMMENTED AUDIO VISUAL CONTENT  
In one embodiment, a method for providing access to a content delivery channel for presentation on a viewing device includes: receiving statistics about comments published on a social media...
US20160073167 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS IN AN INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE  
An interactive television program guide application is provided that queries a user regarding the user's interest in television programs and suggests television programs to the user based on the...
US20160073166 Methods and Systems for Identifying a Media Program Clip Associated With a Trending Topic  
An exemplary method of identifying a media program clip associated with a trending topic includes receiving a plurality of media content streams representative of a plurality of media programs,...
US20160073165 TWO-WAY TELEVISION ENABLED THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A communication method and system for providing a secure communication pathway between a user and a third-party is described. The system uses a telecommunications provider which has a controller...
US20160073164 SERVER-BASED PROGRAM RECORDING SCHEDULING  
A DVR sends, over the Internet, to a server, information that indicates a set of programs. The information also may indicate a ranking of the programs in the set relative to each other. In...
US20160073163 INTERACTIVE PROGRAM MANAGER AND METHODS FOR PRESENTING PROGRAM CONTENT  
A method includes sending, from a media device to a display device, first content associated with a first channel of a plurality of channels. The method includes analyzing, at the media device,...
US20160073162 MULTI-PERSON AND MULTI-DEVICE CONTENT PERSONALIZATION  
A method for multi-person and multi-device content personalization is described. The method includes receiving via a wireless network interface a first user identifier advertised by a portable...
US20160073161 Method and System for Scheduling Recordings of Television Programs in Television Distribution Systems  
Messages on a social networking and/or messaging system, such as Twitter or an email system, are accessed and commands within the messages identified. Television programs indicated by the messages...
US20160073160 SET-TOP BOX DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING ELECTRICAL POWER TO AN ANTENNA  
A set-top box device capable of providing electrical power to an antenna includes an insulation housing, a printed circuit board, a metal portion, and a conductive locking member. The insulation...
US20160073159 AUTOMATIC SELF-HELP VIDEO PLAYBACK FOR SET-TOP BOX TROUBLESHOOTING  
A set-top box (STB) determines an occurrence of a first STB error during operation of the STB, and identifies a first error code that corresponds to the first STB error. The STB maps the first...
US20160073158 MULTIMEDIA AUDIO INSERTER  
In one embodiment, a multimedia audio inserter removes the left and right audio channel data from a multimedia signal, for example an HDMI® signal and replaces it with an alternate audio signal,...
US20160073157 MODULAR BROADCAST RECEIVER SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The construction of a receiving apparatus for receiving a broadcast from a plurality of broadcasting providers is simplified. In a receiving apparatus for receiving a broadcast from a plurality of...
US20160073156 NON-REAL-TIME BROADCAST SERVICE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF  
The present invention relates to a non-real-time broadcast service processing system and a processing method thereof. According to the present invention, the method for processing a non-real-time...
US20160073155 SYNCHRONIZATION AND CONTROL OF OVERLAY CONTENTS FOR VIDEO STREAMING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
Wireless communication devices are provided with direct video and audio streaming capability. The streaming capability may support overlays. Some implementations include incorporation of these...
US20160073154 PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH VIDEO-ON-DEMAND BROWSING  
An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a viewer may direct a television to simultaneously display a selected television program and a program guide display. A viewer...
US20160073153 AUTOMATED AUDIO ADJUSTMENT  
In embodiments, apparatuses, methods and storage media are described that are associated with adjusting audio during content presentation. While content is being presented, one or more persons may...
US20160073152 METHOD FOR PROCESSING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ANNOUNCED SERVICE OR CONTENT IN AN NRT SERVICE AND A BROADCAST RECEIVER  
A method of processing additional information related to an announced service or content in a Non-Real Time (NRT) service and the broadcast receiver are disclosed herein. A method of providing a...
US20160073151 REMOTE CONTROL PROGRAMMING USING IMAGES  
Imaging capabilities of a remote control are leveraged to automatically identify a remotely controllable device and program the remote control accordingly. The remote control uses its built-in...
US20160073150 System and Methods for Transmitting and Distributing Media Content  
A technique for post-processing media content on a network by a GPU cloud computing system is provided. The system includes a plurality of computer systems providing a content submission...
US20160073149 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED NETWORK RECORDING  
There is provided a method of recording a program in a server. The method comprises receiving a record instruction to record a particular program. The method further comprises accessing a...
US20160073148 MEDIA CUSTOMIZATION BASED ON ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING  
Methods, devices and computer program products facilitate management of multimedia content and recognition of a content that is being acoustically or optical presented using web-based technology....
US20160073147 Method and system for planning and running video-on-demand advertising  
A method and system for planning and running video-on-demand (VOD) advertising includes a planner for planning advertising campaigns and an ad selector for running selected advertisements from...
US20160073146 Advertisement Targeting Scheme in a Multicast ABR Environment Based on Ad Caching  
A scheme for providing targeted advertisements in a multicast adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming environment. In one implementation, ads specific to a subscriber's demographic profile and relevant...
US20160073145 CONTENT ACCESS  
Techniques are described to provide content access. In an implementation, a determination is made at a client that a high-definition channel has content that matches content provided by a...
US20160073144 IMAGE DOMAIN COMPLIANCE  
Systems and methods for generating domain-compliant image data. Domain-specific usage rights may be evaluated. The domain-specific usage rights may be associated with the transfer of particular...
US20160073143 Determining User Engagement with Media Content Via Mobile Device Usage  
The various embodiments described herein include methods and systems for determining user engagement with media content. In one aspect, a method is performed at a server system. The method...
US20160073142 Video Data Processing Method and Apparatus  
A video data processing method. The method includes: acquiring a multiple program transport stream identifier of each TS packet; acquiring, a single program transport stream identifier of each TS...
US20160073141 SYNCHRONIZING SECONDARY CONTENT TO A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION  
In various embodiments, secondary content synchronized to a multimedia presentation is delivered. An audio signal is sampled with a local application and transmitted to a remote server. The remote...
US20160073140 MOVIE ADVERTISING PLAYBACK SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An ad in a movie can be a static ad having a position in the movie that cannot be moved, or a dynamic ad having a position in the movie that can be changed. When a viewer of the movie wishes to...
US20160073139 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOGNITION OF ITEMS IN MEDIA DATA AND DELIVERY OF INFORMATION RELATED THERTO  
The system and method disclosed herein relate to the establishment of both the location and identity of individual items in pictures or videos. Once the one or more items in the picture/video are...
US20160073138 User-Defined Content Streaming  
Methods and systems for providing user defined content transmissions are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving a request for first content and receiving a first preference. First...
US20160073137 TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION APPARATUS, AND RECEPTION METHOD  
Suppression of the data amount of a transmission media stream and reduction of bandwidth consumption are achieved. A transmission side transmits a transmission media stream to a reception side...
US20160073136 METHOD FOR ENCODING, COMPRESSED IMAGES IN PARTICULAR, IN PARTICULAR BY "RANGE CODER" OR ARITHMETIC COMPRESSION  
Method for encoding a series of symbols using several models of the arithmetic or range coder type and including steps where: each model is associated with a belonging criterion,the series is run...
US20160073135 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO ERROR CONCEALMENT USING REFERENCE FRAME SELECTION RULES  
There are provided methods and apparatus for block-based error concealment. An apparatus includes an error concealment module (177) for concealing a current block in a lost picture in a group of...
US20160073134 SIZE BASED TRANSFORM UNIT CONTEXT DERIVATION  
Systems, apparatus, articles, and methods are described including operations for size based transform unit context derivation.
US20160073133 MULTI-VIEW VIDEO ENCODING METHOD USING VIEW SYNTHESIS PREDICTION AND APPARATUS THEREFOR, AND MULTI-VIEW VIDEO DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR  
Provided are a multi-view video decoding apparatus and method and a multi-view encoding apparatus and method. The decoding method includes: determining whether a prediction mode of a current block...
US20160073132 Method of Simplified View Synthesis Prediction in 3D Video Coding  
A method of three-dimensional video encoding or decoding that uses unified depth data access for VSP process and VSP-based merging candidate derivation is disclosed. When the coding tool...
US20160073131 VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a video signal processing method and device and is capable of acquiring differential depth index information on the basis of a predetermined binarization method,...
US20160073130 CODING POSITION DATA FOR THE LAST NON-ZERO TRANSFORM COEFFICIENT IN A COEFFICIENT GROUP  
Methods and devices for video coding are described. When encoding a non-zero coefficient group (CG) prior to the last such group in a group scan ordering within a transform block, data...
US20160073129 DEPTH MAP ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF, AND DEPTH MAP DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF  
Disclosed is a depth map frame decoding method including reconstructing a color frame obtained from a bitstream based on encoding information of the color frame; splitting a largest coding unit of...
US20160073128 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VARIABLE ACCURACY INTER-PICTURE TIMING SPECIFICATION FOR DIGITAL VIDEO ENCODING  
A method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that allows the...
US20160073127 METHOD FOR PREDICTING DISPARITY VECTOR FOR INTERLAYER VIDEO DECODING AND ENCODING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An interlayer video decoding method and apparatus and an interlayer video encoding method and apparatus are provided. The decoding method includes: reconstructing, based on encoding information...
US20160073126 TECHNIQUES FOR INTER-LAYER RESIDUAL PREDICTION  
Techniques for inter-layer residual prediction are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise an encoding component to determine whether a predicted motion for an...
US20160073125 VIDEO ENCODING APPARATUS AND METHOD, VIDEO DECODING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAMS THEREFOR  
An apparatus performs inter-frame prediction in directions pertaining to time and disparity and predictive-encodes an encoding target video by generating a predicted image whose error is...
US20160073124 TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING A COMPOSITE IMAGE  
For a video sequence including a composite image having a foreground image and a transparency mask, a video encoder determines whether the transparency mask is the same as a transparency mask of a...
US20160073123 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF RESTORING IMAGE  
Restoring an image is achieved by restoring a block by executing at least one first restoring function and at least one second restoring function. The first restoring function may be implemented...
US20160073122 WIRELESS TRANSMISSION OF HIGH QUALITY VIDEO  
A method of transmitting video images. The method includes providing a high definition video stream, compressing the video stream using an image domain compression method, in which each pixel is...
US20160073121 STANDARDIZED HOT-PLUGGABLE TRANSCEIVING UNIT WITH SIGNAL ENCODING OR DECODING CAPABILITIES  
The present disclosure relates to a standardized hot-pluggable transceiving unit with signal encoding or decoding capabilities. The transceiving unit comprises a housing with specific standardized...