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US20110176789 SYSTEM AND METHOD IN A PROGRAM RECORDER FOR MANAGING ADVERTISEMENT PRESENTATION  
A system and method for managing advertisement presentation in user equipment, substantially as shown in and/or described in connection with at least one of the figures, as set forth more...
US20130318548 SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING IMPROVED FACILITIES IN TIME-SHIFTED BROADCASTS  
In a system for time-shifted viewing of television broadcasts, advertisements 41, 43 are provided with headers 50, 52 containing times of day at which that advert may be viewed or not viewed. A...
US20140064705 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ALTERING THE PRESENTATION OF RECORDED CONTENT  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and system for altering a presentation of recorded content. More specifically, embodiments provide an accurate and efficient mechanism...
US20080013927 Supporting user navigation through commercials  
The detection and recording of commercials (12) within content (10) to provide viewers with a choice to avoid watching commercials or view commercial content at a selected time. This invention...
US20110116766 VIDEO ADVERTISING  
According to the invention, a method is disclosed for playing a video program for a user that has an associated commercial that can be avoided to some extent if the user is authorized. In one...
US20080187279 Movie advertising playback techniques  
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...
US20080124052 SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO MODIFY PLAYOUT OR PLAYBACK  
Systems and methods to modify playout or playback include a first and second approach to respond to a trick mode request (e.g., fast forward, rewind). First, a trick mode request may be responded...
US20120114306 Methods and Systems for Dynamically Adjusting at least one of a Start and a Stop of a Recording Based on an Advertisement Break  
Methods and systems for dynamically adjusting a start or a stop of a recording based on an advertisement break are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes a media content access subsystem...
US20120020647 FILTERING REPEATED CONTENT  
A fingerprint generator generates at least one fingerprint based on a portion of an input content stream and communicates the at least one fingerprint to a content recognizer. A content stream...
US20080075427 PICTURE RECORDER AND COMMERCIAL MESSAGE DETECTION METHOD  
A picture recorder that records TV broadcast programs and skips commercial sections included in broadcasts for reproduction, includes: an audio input unit that separates an audio signal from the...
US20110064386 Multifunction Multimedia Device  
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described. A method...
US20090295993 Control systems and methods using markers in image portion of audiovisual content  
An example filtering system for filtering audiovisual content includes a detector arranged to detect presence of a specified marker in an image portion of the audiovisual content and a control...
US20080152300 Systems and methods for inserting advertisements during commercial skip  
Systems and methods for skipping advertisements while playing back a video that includes at least one advertisement are provided. When a user reaches the advertisement, the user may select to skip...
US20070286583 Method and system for altering the presentation of broadcast content  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and system for altering a presentation of broadcast content. More specifically, embodiments provide an accurate and efficient...
US20070242926 Video Program Processing Method and System  
A method for video program processing includes searching for a static image in a video segment, a static image comprising an image in the video segment that does not significantly change over a...
US20070292103 Method and system for altering the presentation of recorded content  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and system for altering a presentation of recorded content. More specifically, embodiments provide an accurate and efficient mechanism...
US20080219638 Method and system for dynamic control of digital media content playback and advertisement delivery  
An approach provides control of digital media. A stream of digital media that includes an advertisement is received. The stream is selectively skipped to avoid the advertisement. In addition, the...
US20080107404 SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM  
An information processing apparatus includes a detecting unit for detecting a commercial message contained in a broadcast television program, a feature quantity calculating unit for calculating a...
US20050254785 Optical disk device  
When a skip mode is initiated, a back end MCU employs a fast forward function to perform fast forward reproduction for a period of twenty-four seconds, for example, that is shorter than a skipping...
US20080131077 Method and Apparatus for Skipping Commercials  
A method for skipping commercials during playback of a recorded program via an audio and/or video apparatus avoids the need to detect and record the location of the commercials at the time that...
US20080212941 Recording media content on different devices  
A system for recording media content on different recording devices includes a metadata insertion device configured to annotate advertisement content with metadata, where the advertisement content...
US20080199149 DIGITAL BROADCASTING RECEIVER FOR PROGRAMMING RECORDING OF BROADCASTING PROGRAM AND METHOD THEREOF  
A digital broadcasting receiver, programming a recording a broadcast program, and a method thereof are disclosed. The digital broadcasting receiver can register a programmed channel including one...
US20080075420 Recording and reproducing apparatus  
A recording and reproducing apparatus using an overwritable recording medium and chapter setting is mechanized is equipped with a recording unit that records play position information on the...
US20060171677 Recording/reproducing apparatus  
A recording/reproducing apparatus comprises recording means for receiving a broadcast and recording on a recording medium such as a DVD and HDD, segmentation means for storing a position, at which...
US20130336636 ADVANCED RECORDING OPTIONS FOR INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATION SYSTEMS  
Systems and methods for advanced recording options in interactive media guidance applications pertaining to whether a program includes commercials, has a particular aspect ratio, is a director's...
US20100003007 RECORDING AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS, RECORDING AND REPRODUCING METHOD AND PROGRAM  
There is provided a recording and reproducing apparatus comprising, an extracting unit that extracts program data containing commercial message sections and main sections from a video signal, a...
US20090297129 Apparatus and Method for Recording Programs and for Replaying them with a Time Offset  
Certain exemplary embodiments relate to a device and/or an associated method in which a recorded television or radio program can be played back from a recording of said program without additional...
US20120183276 Method and Apparatus for Transmission of Data or Flags Indicative of Actual Program Recording Times or Durations  
A system for altering the recording time and or duration of a video program is provided via data sent to a recorder. The scheduled time for recording one or more programs then may be altered or...

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