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US20080184327 Interactive television program guide with simultaneous watch and record capabilities  
An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may use the program guide to watch one program while simultaneously recording another program without interrupting the...
US20080184294 Interactive television program guide with simultaneous watch and record capabilities  
An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may use the program guide to watch one program while simultaneously recording another program without interrupting the...
US20070162951 Providing content interruptions  
Content which users may wish to receive may be distributed with interrupting content such that the use of the content on the user's receiver may be interrupted and replaced with the interrupting...
US20050235323 Interactive television program guide with simultaneous watch and record capabilities  
An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may use the program guide to watch one program while simultaneously recording another program without interrupting the...
US20050132418 Multimedia time warping system  
A multimedia time warping system allows the user to store selected television broadcast programs while the user is simultaneously watching or reviewing another program. The system accepts...
US20140068695 Advanced Digital TV System  
A system for displaying electronic program guide information about a plurality of video items on a screen, the system including a display module to display a plurality of pages layering into the...
US20120023543 Advanced digital TV system  
A system for displaying electronic program guide information about a plurality of video items on a screen, the system including a display module to display a plurality of pages layering into the...
US20140059637 SILO MANAGER  
An Intelligent TV having a silo manager, a panel manager and a panel controller. The various managers and controllers managing a global panel and an application panel. The global panel includes...
US20100192192 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EXPORTING DIGITAL CONTENT USING AN INTERACTIVE TELEVISION APPLICATION  
The present invention relates to methods and systems for extracting digital content using an interactive television application. The interactive television application may allow the user to record...
US20080072272 VIDEO TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A HOME NETWORK  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing television services and/or presentations to a plurality of televisions located at a customer premises. One such method, among others, includes:...
US20070192793 Electronic programming guide providing apparatus and method  
An electronic programming guide (EPG) providing apparatus and method to collectively manage broadcast content using stored EPG information are provided. The EPG providing apparatus includes a...
US20070186266 DIGITAL HOME MOVIE LIBRARY  
The system and method of the present invention provides viewers access to a library of movies, or any other audio/video content available for viewing at anytime. Specifically, the method involves...
US20050289617 Personal versatile recorder and method of implementing and using same  
A personal versatile recorder can be connected to, or integrated in, a cable television set-top terminal. The personal versatile recorder includes a central processing unit and a hard drive for...
US20150271541 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR RECORDING A MEDIA STREAM  
Apparatus and methods for recording a media stream for use by a rendering device. In one embodiment, a client device records live, unbound streaming media content from a Content Delivery Network...
US20070079342 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...
US20060068818 Audience participation method and apparatus  
Apparatus for interactive broadcasting comprises: an in step device for determining predetermined times in a broadcast relevant to user interaction; a content insertion device for inserting...
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...
US20070199040 Multi-channel parallel digital video recorder  
A multiple channel parallel digital video recorder system records simultaneously and continuously the favorite channels of a user. The recorder system stores programming content for a user to view...
US20070022437 Methods and apparatus for providing content and services coordinated with television content  
Methods and apparatus for providing content and services to an Internet-enabled device in synchronization with media content presented on a television, radio or other separate device are...
US20060026654 Live content management method, source device, and sink device  
A live content management method, a source device, and a sink device are provided. The live content management method includes storing live content in a storage unit of a source device if the...
US20050060756 Methods for enabling near video-on-demand and video-on-request services using digital video recorders  
A near video-on-demand (VOD) service enabled using a digital video recorder (DVR) for the simultaneous storage and playback of multimedia data. A DVR is connected over a network to a multimedia...
US20050055730 Methods for enabling near video-on-demand and video-on-request services using digital video recorders  
A near video-on-demand (VOD) service enabled using a digital video recorder (DVR) for the simultaneous storage and playback of multimedia data. A DVR is connected over a network to a multimedia...
US20100115560 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTIVE TELEVISION  
A system and method for interactive television (ITV) includes presenting both TV channels and “virtual channels” on an ITV. A virtual channel can be a Web page stored in memory of the ITV (or...
US20090254936 Set Top Box With Firewall  
A set top box with a firewall is disclosed. The set top box uses two separate ports to communicate with two respective communications networks. The first port communicates with the first network...
US20060195884 Interactive multichannel data distribution system  
Multimedia distribution systems are disclosed in which servers communicate with clients via audio, video, overlay and/or control channels. In many instances, the audio, video and/or overlay...
US20050193322 Presentation of media content  
A media services interface for use in a readable medium playback device enables synchronization of disparate media playback, network directed playback of media, media playback control via...
US20070113263 DYNAMIC INTERACTIVE CONTENT SYSTEM  
An invention is provided for a dynamic interactive content system. The dynamic interactive content system includes a data receiver capable of receiving main content, such audio/visual video data,...
US20070079341 DVD MULTI-ROOM PLAYBACK AFTER HEADEND CONVERSATION  
DVD multi-room playback after headend conversation. The DVD content is saved to a hard drive of a primary device in a networked multi-room system. While the content is being saved to the hard...
US20050235338 Home network media server with a jukebox for enhanced user experience  
A DVD jukebox or the like is integrated with a home network and serves as a centralized storage of multiple video/audio titles that can be selected and played on display devices, such as...
US20050138659 Personal video recorders with automated buffering  
A method and apparatus for predictive buffering in a media recorder, the method comprising the steps of predictively determining at least one program of interest to a user, and buffering a portion...
US20050022250 Television transmitter, television transmitting method, television receiver and television receiving method  
A TV transmitter, a TV transmitting method, a TV receiver and a TV receiving method allowing users to find and choose desired programs through the use of a program guide displayed by graphical...
US20070250895 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, INFORMATION BROWSING METHOD THEREOF, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
Selection of broadcast programs is facilitated by giving and receiving viewer information relating to program information and improving the sharing of the viewer information among viewers. The...
US20070157263 CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A content management system which increases the degree of freedom with which a broadcast station can manage content. In the content management system, a client terminal apparatus includes: a...
US20060271974 Multi-tiered content management system  
A video on demand (VOD) system (100) for use in a distributed network environment. The distributed network environment contains a number of geographic networks (400A-400N) that are divided into a...
US20060117354 Consolidating video-on-demand (VOD) services with multi-room personal video recording (MR-PVR) services  
Various embodiments are described, in which multi-room personal video recording (MR-PVR) services and video-on-demand (VOD) services are integrated to provide a consolidated interface for a viewer...
US20050060755 Methods for enabling near video-on-demand and video-on-request services using digital video recorders  
A near video-on-demand (VOD) service enabled using a digital video recorder (DVR) for the simultaneous storage and playback of multimedia data. A DVR is connected over a network to a multimedia...
US20170111695 DATA STORAGE MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING SYSTEM  
A data storage management and scheduling system schedules the recording, storing, and deleting of television and Web page program material on a client system storage medium. A schedule of time...
US20090254965 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENHANCING DISPLAY FUNCTIONALITY IN A SET-TOP ENVIRONMENT  
Methods and systems for enhancing the storage and display of video data and other digital content in a set-top box or other television environment so that such data is securely stored and...
US20080016544 DISPLAY SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A display system for automatically pausing/resuming a function and a control method thereof are provided, wherein the display system includes a photography module, a display module and a control...
US20070143803 Method of displaying progress bar and television receiver using the same  
A method of displaying a progress bar and to a television receiver using the same, enables a plurality of stored broadcast programs to be identified according to broadcast channel or broadcast...
US20050198679 Method and apparatus of an input unit of a method and apparatus for controlling digital TV program start time  
A method of an input unit of a method and apparatus for controlling digital TV program start time. The input unit and method of the input unit receive digital channels from multiple sources, as a...
US20080163327 Method and device for ensuring storage time for digital broadcast  
When a digitized broadcast is recorded in a storage medium, a required capacity of the storage medium is firstly calculated on the basis of a bit-rate of digitized broadcast data and a recording...
US20080115187 PASSIVE DISPLAY UNIT AND SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A device for displaying messages includes a passive display unit having a display screen, a receiver that receives downloaded information and a processor for processing and storing the downloaded...
US20070157237 Systems and methods for episode tracking in an interactive media environment  
Systems and methods for monitoring a user's viewing progress of media in a series are provided. The user may setup a media profile containing a list of program series to be monitored. The...
US20070130602 Method and system to present a preview of video content  
A method and system to preview video content. The system includes a loader to present one or more objects associated with video content, responsive to a search request; a trigger to detect a...
US20070079335 Generating an alert signal for use with digital video recorders  
The description herein describes generating an alert signal for use with digital video recorders. In a described implementation, a method for generating an alert includes receiving a first...
US20050235336 Data storage system and method that supports personal video recorder functionality  
Various aspects of the invention provide a system, apparatus, and method of storing data in a storage device for use by one or more data processing devices, such as person video recorders,...
US20110055887 Tunneling and Signaling of Content in Legacy Formats  
Broadcast services and other transmissions may conform to multiple types of protocols. Accordingly, a broadcast system may tunnel broadcasts or transmissions of a first protocol in a transport...
US20100262986 VIEWING HISTORY  
A method may include capturing descriptive information associated with viewed television content as it is being viewed. The captured information may be stored. A request to display viewing history...
US20100095319 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING TELEVISION VIEWING USING KEYFRAMES  
Embodiments of keyframe analysis and distribution from broadcast television are disclosed. For example, embodiments include methods and systems of sharing video frame data over a data network to...

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