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US20170111689 Sharing Television and Video Programming through Social Networking  
In particular embodiments, a social TV dongle receives a first video stream from a content source using a first interface and receives social content from a social-networking system using a second...
US20090199283 WIRELESSLY RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING INTELLIGENT CARDS  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for wirelessly receiving broadcast signals using intelligent cards. In some implementations, a service card includes a physical interface,...
US20050044568 Video on demand methods and systems  
An entertainment head-end provides broadcast programming, video-on-demand services, and HTML-based interactive programming through a distribution network to client terminals in subscribers' homes....
US20060123455 Personal media channel  
Exemplary systems, engines, and methods allow a multimedia service subscriber to upload personal media content to a multimedia service. The personal media content is then distributed to selected...
US20070124792 Phone based television remote control  
A phone that interacts with a television system. At least one module may be adapted to receive a user input identifying a video selection. At least one module may also be adapted to display video...
US20060236349 User interface in which plurality of related pieces of menu information belonging to distinct categories are displayed in parallel, and apparatus and method for displaying the user interface  
A user interface in which a plurality of pieces of related menu information belonging to distinct categories are displayed in parallel, and an apparatus and method for displaying the user...
US20060031913 Activating a display on an AW telecommunication device by scanning a machine-readable code  
An information appliance including a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection, and a video processor connected to the network connection includes a...
US20070277205 System and method for distributing video data  
In a first embodiment a method for distributing video data from an originating device in a communication network is disclosed including storing metadata at the originating device describing the...
US20060230427 Method and system of providing user interface  
Method and system of providing a user interface. The method and system relating to the user of a media device to support displaying video and the user interface in a video rich fashion. The method...
US20060112414 A DATA TRANSFER ADAPTOR AND A METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING DATA  
Abstract of the Disclosure A coupling device to connect an external device, e.g. a mobile station, to a television receiver through a SCART or antenna connection using an LPRF link (e.g....
US20050032577 Message director service in a service-oriented gaming network environment  
A message director service for a gaming network including gaming machines provides systems and methods for processing messages between entities on the gaming network. The gaming services framework...
US20140310744 POWER MONITORING SYSTEM  
A set top box is configured to detect that a television (or other electrical device) connected to the set top box is not in use, and places the television (or other device) into a lower energy...
US20170048576 APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING A SERVICE AND METHOD THEREOF  
A main device including an interface module configured to receive first and second control signals from a mobile terminal and to transmit the received control signals to a controller, the mobile...
US20090288131 PROVIDING ADVANCE CONTENT ALERTS TO A MOBILE DEVICE DURING PLAYBACK OF A MEDIA ITEM  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing advance content alerts during playback of a media item. In one embodiment, the advance content alerts are provided to a mobile device, such as a...
US20090235317 Information Processing Apparatus, Information Processing Method, and Computer Program  
A configuration is provided in which a device in a home network receives content from a server outside the home network and plays the content. A home IMS gateway maps an external server outside...
US20070245399 System and method for assessing electronic program guide information  
A system and a method for accessing electronic program guide information are provided. Media content and/or the electronic program guide information is provided by multiple sources via one or more...
US20060028582 Peripheral device for a television set  
A parallel, nearly simultaneous transmission channel simulates real-time interactive capability from a television station to a viewer in a peripheral device for a television set including an...
US20150026753 Mobile Set Top Box  
A system is provided in which IP or media content residing on or being streamed to a mobile phone is forwarded to a display. The media content supports a native resolution of the mobile phone that...
US20050155083 Network game system having game channels and network game method thereof  
Disclosed is a network game system having allocated game channels and network game method therefor. The network game system comprises a service provider to support a variety network games, and...
US20160057494 SIGNAL TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAID DEVICE  
A signal transmitting and receiving device and a method of controlling the signal transmitting and receiving device are disclosed. The method of controlling the signal transmitting and receiving...
US20090070828 Method And System For Back Channel Communication For Set Top Box Devices  
A set top box (STB) may be enabled to generate and communicate SMS messages over a back channel between the STB and one or more networked entities such as a satellite service provider headend...
US20070250900 Media gateway and server  
A media gateway/media server (MGMS) distributes video, without impairment, from a variety of sources, over an in-home distribution medium (such as coaxial cable) directly to one or more...
US20070180459 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO IDENTIFY VIEWING INFORMATION  
Methods and apparatus to identify viewing information are disclosed. In an example method, at least one media signal delivered by a content terminal such as a set top box to a media presentation...
US20060041926 Voice control of multimedia content  
Techniques are described for managing various types of content in various ways, such as based on voice commands or other voice-based control instructions provided by a user. In some situations, at...
US20060282873 HAND-HELD CONTROLLER HAVING DETECTABLE ELEMENTS FOR TRACKING PURPOSES  
Some embodiments provide a tracking device for use in obtaining information for controlling an execution of a game program by a processor for enabling an interactive game to be played by a user....
US20060136964 Systems and methods for delivering content over a network  
A content delivery system that uses a graphical user interface to introduce users to and allow them to select from available content. A game delivery system that uses game players, such as...
US20160337692 SECURE VIDEO DISTRIBUTION  
An apparatus including a first input circuit configured to receive packets of encrypted encoded video data from a first network and a storage device preauthorized by the first network to...
US20150150071 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRODUCING CONTENT THROUGH INTEGRATED CHANNEL MANAGEMENT  
Provided are a method and apparatus for reproducing at least one piece of content received via at least one interface. The method includes classifying the at least one piece of content...
US20070089145 System and method of delivering video data  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method to deliver video data. The method can include selectively transmitting a low data rate video stream to at least one display device. The...
US20070039036 System, method and user interface to deliver message content  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method of delivering message content to a television monitor. The method includes merging a first electronic signal with a second electronic...
US20060230428 Multi-player video game system  
A video-game system includes a network, a plurality of user devices and a server each coupled to the network. The plurality of user devices are each configured to receive information corresponding...
US20050060750 Information apparatus and resource control method  
An information apparatus includes a resource, a monitoring unit which monitors whether a first device issued a request to use the resource, and an arbitration processing unit which determines,...
US20090282430 Systems and Methods for Collecting Media Broadcast Audience Participation Data  
Systems and methods for collecting viewership data of television and radio broadcast programs. The methods include receiving an AV signal of a broadcast program and supplementary content which...
US20070180488 System and method for processing video content  
In a particular embodiment a system and method for processing a tag carried by a video stream are disclosed. The method includes accessing the tag in the video stream, reading a time stamp...
US20060294568 Video game console modular card and method thereof  
A television and a method thereof are provided. The television includes a display, a first network interface to a packet-based network, a first modular card receptacle coupled to the first network...
US20080184326 COMMUNITY AND/OR CHAT-BASED CONTENT RECORDING AND CONSUMPTION  
Methods and an apparatus for providing recording and rendering devices with customized content and/or content information based on one or more communities that users of the devices are members of,...
US20070245396 Method of controlling data broadcast application and broadcast receiver receiving the same  
A method of controlling storage of a data broadcast application and broadcast receiver processing the same are disclosed. A method of controlling a data broadcast application includes receiving an...
US20060031888 Centralized resource management and un-managed device support  
The present invention in embodiments provides a centralized resource manager and resources that are responsive to the centralized resource manager in a Home Area Network that may additionally...
US20100251325 SYSTEM ND METHOD FOR DIALING 911 FROM A TV REMOTE  
A system and method for communicating emergency communications from a set top box to emergency services may be provided, wherein the system and method include receiving a request to contact...
US20090300673 Peer- to- peer set-top box system  
A content sharing system, for implementation in a requesting peer, to receive at least a part of a chunk from a serving peer, the chunk being part of a content item, the requesting peer being...
US20090119708 USER INTERFACE DISPLAY WITHOUT OUTPUT DEVICE RENDERING  
System and method for providing accessing to media available through a media output device. The access being facilitated through user interaction with user interface displayed on the media output...
US20080092198 Method for using a video content recording apparatus with electronic program guide functionality  
A method for using a video content recording apparatus with electronic program guide functionality is disclosed. In one embodiment, a video content recording apparatus receives a removable memory...
US20050050576 System and method for integrating broadcast content and non-broadcast content  
A system and method for integrating broadcast content and non-broadcast content is disclosed. In one embodiment, a user preferences are entered using a user interface of a user computer. A...
US20070079345 Television-based client device messaging  
Television-based client device messaging is described. In an embodiment of television-based client device messaging, a system includes a television-based client device that is identified by an...
US20150106866 DISPLAY DEVICE  
A display device includes a communication component configured to communicate with an electronic device with an electronic device-side display screen, the electronic device having a content...
US20110271312 PORTABLE COMPUTING SYSTEM AND PORTABLE COMPUTER FOR USE WITH SAME  
A system comprises a portable device having at least one storage component, a reader for interaction with the portable device to communicate with the data storage component, a processor for...
US20100262987 Method And System For Synergistic Integration Of Broadcasting And Personal Channels  
A communication device may receive broadcast signals and personal communication signals and may interleave and/or combine the broadcast content and personal communication content. The interleaved...
US20090249429 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to present a media program with associated thematic metadata, and...
US20070094700 Game delivery system  
A game delivery system wherein games can be delivered to players using a cable television infrastructure. Players can interact with the game via an input device such as a remote control, and the...
US20060230421 Method of using an entertainment system and an apparatus and handset for use with the entertainment system  
A method of using an entertainment system can allow a plurality of different options to be presented to a user of the entertainment system when an incoming phone call is detected. The user can...

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