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US20160269784 VIDEO PLAYING APPARATUS, CONTROL APPARATUS, VIDEO PLAYING SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD  
A video playing apparatus, a control apparatus, a video playing system and a control method are provided. The video playing apparatus comprising a storage unit (101), a receiving unit (102), a...
US20160269783 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO ASSIGN VIEWERS TO MEDIA METER DATA  
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to assign viewers to media meter data. An example method includes calculating, with a processor, first viewing probabilities...
US20160269782 SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a device having a controller to create metadata corresponding to an identity of an entity, incorporate in a...
US20160269781 PROVIDING A PERSONALIZED ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK  
Methods, apparatus, computer program products, and systems for providing a personalized entertainment network are provided. An example method comprises (a) establishing a communication session...
US20160269780 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR GENERATING AND DETECTING A FINGERPRINT FUNCTIONING AS A TRIGGER MARKER IN A MULTIMEDIA SIGNAL  
A device is configured to perform a method that detects a trigger marker for an action corresponding to a segment of a multimedia signal. A fingerprint is generated based on the segment of the...
US20160269779 Methods and Systems for Stream Management for a Digital Video Recording Device  
An exemplary method includes a stream management system that detects a request for any device included in a media processing system to receive a media stream provided by a television service. In...
US20160269778 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR APPLYING PARENTAL CONTROL LIMITS FROM CONTENT PROVIDERS TO MEDIA CONTENT  
System and Method of filtering and modifying access to media content based on parental control limits are provided. The method for filtering media content includes receiving authentication...
US20160269777 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING VIDEO PLAYBACK INTERFACE  
Disclosed are a method and device for adjusting video playback interface, which are applicable to a smart television. The method comprises: acquiring a target network video on the basis of...
US20160269776 REMOTE VIEWING OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
A method and system for remote viewing of multimedia content using a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) is configured to duplicate multimedia content displayed on a first MCDN terminal...
US20160269775 GATEWAY APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR USE IN A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION NETWORK  
Apparatus and methods for premises gateway functions that integrate or unify functions typically distributed across multiple devices within a content-based network. In one embodiment, the...
US20160269774 Systems and Methods for Providing Fast Video Channel Switching  
A video decoding device receives video images encoded as video signal data for a selected one of multiple channels, for example provided by a cable TV or satellite TV service. Responsive to a...
US20160269773 VIDEO IMAGE RECEIVING APPARATUS AND VIDEO IMAGE RECEIVING METHOD  
A video image receiving apparatus includes a controller which outputs to a video image of a selection service for allowing selection of one service from a plurality of services including a...
US20160269772 CONTENT RECOGNITION AND SYNCHRONIZATION USING LOCAL CACHING  
Supplemental network services are synchronized with a program using the program's audio signal. A synchronization method employs local caching of portions of a fingerprint database to manage...
US20160269771 Synchronization of Processing Media Streams by One or More Media Processing Devices  
Methods, media processing devices and cache nodes for enabling instant synchronization of processing of data units of a primary media stream and of one or more secondary streams by at least one...
US20160269770 System And Method For Insertion Of A Program Clock Reference During Packetization Of An Encoded Data Stream  
There is provided a method for clock reference insertion during packetization of an encoded data stream, wherein said packetization is performed before buffering of the data stream. The method...
US20160269769 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...
US20160269768 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING MEDIA PROGRAMS  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a controller to collect data indicative of temporal actions initiated by a group of users during presenting...
US20160269767 Method And Apparatus For On Demand Video and Other Content Rental  
A video on demand system in the context of the Internet, for video rentals. A user accesses an on-line store to rent a video program or movie. The rental is for a limited time (such as 30 days)...
US20160269766 ATTRIBUTION OF HOUSEHOLD VIEWERSHIP INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS  
A system and method for the assignment of person-level viewership. The system receives viewership information describing the viewing of video content at a household. The system additionally...
US20160269765 Permissions Management for Watermarked Data in a Broadcast Environment  
Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media for a watermark client executing on a media receiver device to manage access to data related to watermark data from...
US20160269764 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK BANDWIDTH CONSERVATION  
Methods and apparatus for conserving bandwidth within a network based on two or more different service levels. In an exemplary embodiment, programming that is simulcast on two or more program...
US20160269763 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING MEDIA DATA  
Disclosed is a method and device for transmitting media data in a digital broadcasting system for allocating media data to a superframe, and transmitting a superframe in which a time length of...
US20160269762 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An information processing apparatus for reproducing second content in synchronization with reproduction of first content by a second information processing apparatus different from the information...
US20160269761 VIDEO ADVERTISING INSERTION USING MULTIPLE PROCESSES  
A system for video advertising insertion is presented. In one example, the system includes a transport stream interface to receive multiple video program channels in at least one first video...
US20160269760 REPEATING DEVICE, INTERLOCKING SYSTEM, DISTRIBUTION DEVICE, PROCESSING METHOD OF REPEATING DEVICE, AND A PROGRAM  
A repeating device is made up of a viewing state determining unit that determines a viewing state of a program in a receiving device, an acquiring unit that acquires command information and...
US20160269759 DISPLAY PROCESSING DEVICE, DISTRIBUTION DEVICE, AND METADATA  
To realize a display processing device which is able to easily specify an acquisition destination of a partial video which the viewer desires to display in a specified display region. A video...
US20160269758 DRAWING OPERATION REPLAY IN MEMORY  
Embodiments are directed to drawing operation replay in memory for video format conversion. A method includes intercepting an operating system graphics call by rendering a video stream. The...
US20160269757 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOTE STORAGE OF MEDIA CONTENT EVENTS  
Techniques for facilitating recording of media content events by media devices on remote storage devices are described. Some embodiments provide a remote storage manager as part of a media device,...
US20160269756 MULTIPLE COLOR CHANNEL MULTIPLE REGRESSION PREDICTOR  
Inter-color image prediction is based on multi-channel multiple regression (MMR) models. Image prediction is applied to the efficient coding of images and video signals of high dynamic range. MMR...
US20160269755 Indexed Color Values In Image Coding  
Coding circuitry may implement an indexed set of color values that stores color values for a neighbor pixel group. The coding circuitry may obtain a current pixel group for coding. The coding...
US20160269754 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENTROPY-CODING/ENTROPY-DECODING VIDEO DATA USING DIFFERENT BINARIZATION METHODS  
Provided are a method and apparatus for entropy-encoding/entropy-decoding video data. The method of entropy-encoding video data includes binarizing coefficients of the frequency domain, which are...
US20160269753 Method of Block-Based Adaptive Loop Filtering  
A method of adaptive loop filtering for reconstructed video to improve the performance is disclosed. In one embodiment, a loop filter is selected from one or more candidate filters including a...
US20160269752 METHOD OF EXTRACTING ERROR FOR PEAK SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO (PSNR) COMPUTATION IN AN ADAPTIVE SCALABLE TEXTURE COMPRESSION (ASTC) ENCODER  
A method of extracting error for peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) computation in an adaptive scalable texture compression (ASTC) encoder. The method includes identifying a pixel positions of a...
US20160269751 Method of Segmental Prediction for Depth and Texture Data in 3D and Multi-view Coding Systems  
A method and apparatus for processing a prediction block and using the modified prediction block for predictive coding of a current block are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present...
US20160269750 IMAGE INTRA-PREDICTION MODE ESTIMATION DEVICE, IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE, IMAGE DECODING DEVICE, AND ENCODED IMAGE DATA THAT ADAPTIVELY DECIDES THE NUMBER OF ESTIMATED PREDICTION MODES TO BE ESTIMATED  
A coding device and a decoding device are configured to include an estimated prediction mode deciding section (122a) including: a reference block selecting section (1223a) for selecting a...
US20160269749 Method and Apparatus for Intra Mode Coding in HEVC  
A method is performed by a CODEC (coder/decoder) for Intra prediction mode processing based on multiple MPMs (most probable modes) in video coding. The method includes operations of determining a...
US20160269748 Intra-Picture Prediction Processor with Progressive Block Size Computations  
An intra-picture prediction processor includes a first block size calculation kernel to produce a first intra-picture prediction angle for a first block size. The first block size calculation...
US20160269747 Intra-Picture Prediction Processor with Dual Stage Computations  
An intra-picture prediction processor includes a first stage processing block to process incoming video data to identify intermediate intra-picture prediction information including a best...
US20160269746 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTRA PICTURE BLOCK COPY IN VIDEO COMPRESSION  
Implementations of techniques of intra picture block copy in video compression are described. In one example implementation, a method may include: identifying a first block of pixels of a...
US20160269745 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ENCODING/DECODING MULTI-LAYER VIDEO SIGNAL  
A method for decoding a multi-layer video signal, according to the present invention, determines whether a corresponding picture in a lower layer is used as an inter-layer reference picture for a...
US20160269744 MOVING PICTURE CODING DEVICE, MOVING PICTURE CODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE CODING PROGRAM, TRANSMITTING DEVICE, TRANSMISSION METHOD AND TRANSMISSION PROGRAM, AND MOVING PICTURE DECODING DEVICE, MOVING PICTURE DECODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE DECODING PROGRAM, RECEIVING DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD AND RECEPTION PROGRAM  
A motion vector predictor candidate constructing unit performs prediction based on a motion vector of one of coded blocks neighboring a coding target block in the same picture as the coding target...
US20160269743 PREDICTIVE MOTION VECTOR CODING  
Overlapped block disparity estimation and compensation is described. Compensating for images with overlapped block disparity compensation (OBDC) involves determining if OBDC is enabled in a video...
US20160269742 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO ENCODING/DECODING USING IMPROVED MERGE  
A video decoding method includes: extracting a merge flag and a merge index from a bitstream; when the merge flag indicates a merge mode, checking for whether predetermined candidate adding...
US20160269741 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECODING A MOTION VECTOR BY SELECTING A SET OF PREDICTED CANDIDATE MOTION VECTORS, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGE ENCODING/DECODING USING THE SAME  
A video encoding apparatus using an inter-prediction includes: a video encoder to determine a current motion vector of a current block, predict the current block by using the determined current...
US20160269740 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING MULTILAYER VIDEO, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DECODING MULTILAYER VIDEO  
Provided is a multilayer video decoding method including acquiring reset information indicating whether to reset a picture order count (POC) of a current picture, resetting a higher bit of the POC...
US20160269739 VIDEO ENCODING OPTIMIZATION OF EXTENDED SPACES INCLUDING LAST STAGE PROCESSES  
A video coding system may include an encoder performs motion-compensated prediction on a video signal in a second format converted from an input format of the video signal. The video coding system...
US20160269738 METHOD FOR ENCODING AND DECODING IMAGES, DEVICE FOR ENCODING AND DECODING IMAGES, AND CORRESPONDING COMPUTER PROGRAMMES  
A method and apparatus are provided for encoding at least one image divided into blocks. The method includes, for a current block to be encoded, acts of: determining a set of candidate predictive...
US20160269737 INTRA PREDICTION DEVICE AND INTRA PREDICTION METHOD  
An intra prediction unit is a device for performing intra predictions compliant with a specified picture coding standard, and comprises n prediction processing units that perform a parallel...
US20160269736 ENCODING INFORMATION IN A GRAPHICAL ELEMENT OF AN IMAGE  
In an example, a processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions that when executed by a processor cause the processor to receive an image, a graphical element, and embedding...
US20160269735 IMAGE ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND IMAGE DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
An image encoding method and apparatus and an image decoding method and apparatus are provided. The image encoding method and image decoding method may enhance performance of the image encoding...