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US20050229231 Converter-assisted video encoder  
A system may include a decoder, an encoder, and a storage device. The decoder may decode encoded video information having a first format into intermediate video information. The decoder may also...
US20130185761 Set Top Box For Performing Diagnostic Functions  
The present application relates to set top boxes and relates to the inclusion of a diagnostic function in the set top box which may be activated remotely or respond internally to the detection of...
US20050074063 Resource-adaptive management of video storage  
A method for providing adaptive video compression includes encoding a video stream in a first compressed format, storing the video stream in a storage device, retrieving the video stream from the...
US20050071886 Systems and methods for enhanced display and navigation of streaming video  
Systems and methods for enhanced navigation of streaming video are disclosed. An exemplary method involves receiving a video as it is streamed from a server over a computer network. A first user...
US20120291068 HOME DEVICE CONTROL ON TELEVISION  
A set-top box may present video content on a television and receive a user request to present an interactive home controls application on the television. Based on the user request, the set-top box...
US20100115574 DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER HAVING LIVE-OFF-DISK BUFFER FOR RECEIVING MISSING PORTIONS OF BUFFERED EVENTS  
In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a method of receiving content over a content delivery system is provided. The method includes receiving a user request to initiate a rewind...
US20070083903 Audio/video system for a notebook computer  
An audio/video system for use in a notebook computer. The notebook computer with the audio/video system, without loading any operating system, can operate for users to watch television or video,...
US20090013372 VIDEO SIGNAL ANALYZER  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for analyzing video signals. An apparatus includes a video interface operable to receive a video signal, a network interface...
US20080022339 Generated Set Top Calibration Patterns in Manufacturing  
Included are systems and methods for performing an internal operations test to a set top terminal (STT). At least one embodiment of a method includes creating a test pattern for testing video...
US20070261095 On the go video content distribution system  
An improved video distribution system for the “on the go” consumer, such as the business traveler or hurried leisure traveler. In one aspect, the invention provides a video distribution system...
US20110271318 SYNCHRONIZATION AND AUTOMATION IN AN ITV ENVIRONMENT  
A synchronization mechanism embeds synchronization triggers into a television signal or stream at regular intervals. The triggers include an accurate representation of the time in which the...
US20080163328 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ATTRIBUTE BROWSING OF VIDEO ASSETS  
An approach is provided for faceted browsing of video assets. A metadata file is parsed to categorize and rank attributes corresponding to a video asset, wherein the ranked attributes are based on...
US20070074269 Video processing device, video recorder/playback module, and methods for use therewith  
A video record/playback module receives a video signal from a receiving module and produces a processed video signal for display on a first video display device. The video record/includes a driver...
US20140130116 SYMBOL GESTURE CONTROLS  
Devices in a multi-media environment may be controlled by a controller that accepts gestures as inputs. The gestures may represent characters and/or symbols. These symbol gestures may correspond...
US20050289623 Bulk tuning of frequency-modulated video signals  
A video processing engine terminates frequency-modulated video signals transported over the so-called third mile (the network segment from the head-end to the access network) for delivery to an...
US20060075445 The Digital TV Tuner Regulator Platform  
The Televisional Tledgement Trigger invention is consumer friendly allowing them to distribute content legally, in some cases free for the trigger induced advertising medium provides royalty to...
US20060294553 Networked television 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, and a decoder operable to process a multimedia data stream...
US20070250894 Digital television system using high-speed serial bus and method for controlling the same  
A digital TV system using a high-speed serial bus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The digital TV system includes a TV receiver and a computer device. The TV receiver includes...
US20060253887 Methods for entertainment-programming distribution  
Methods for entertainment-programming distribution are provided. A set of entertainment programs is transmitted in real time over a public network for display on user computers in communication...
US20070074262 Display device, display method, and display control program  
The present invention provides a display device for retrieving and displaying the list information regarding the broadcast contents in which the list information corresponding to the program...
US20070061862 Broadcasting video content to devices having different video presentation capabilities  
Frames of broadcast video received at a device are cropped to produce rendered frames on a display of the device, the cropping being based on both (a) a predetermined value indicating a location...
US20090089854 Arrangement and method for managing testing and repair of set-top boxes  
Arrangement and method for managing set-top boxes used by customers of a content service provider includes at least one automated tester each arranged to couple to set-top boxes and subject each...
US20110321082 User-Defined Modification of Video Content  
A particular method of user-defined modification of video content includes receiving video content at a set-top box (STB) and converting the video content into modifiable video content. The method...
US20070050196 Strategies for providing assets to client devices  
Functionality is described for providing assets to a client environment, such as a set-top box. The functionality receives a request from the client environment that specifies an original set of...
US20050102700 Automatic program restoration when a programming break ends  
A method of program restoration may include outputting a first stream of media information until a triggering event and outputting a second stream of media information after the triggering event....
US20060005225 Multimedia network video device  
A multimedia network video device includes a CPU, an I/O module connected to the CPU for transmitting data to or from CPU, a video capturing module for capturing video data and transmitting the...
US20080022345 Demodulator and demodulation method  
A demodulator, for example, a digital video broadcasting-handheld (DVB-H) demodulator may include an erasure table for storing erasure information, a multi-protocol encapsulation forward error...
US20050283812 Multi-functional multimedia playing device  
A multi-functional multimedia playing device is proposed, which is designed for use to provide a variety of multimedia functions, including a digital photo display function, a video playback...
US20080178249 MPEG objects and systems and methods for using MPEG objects  
An MPEG object is an object-oriented data structure that may be used in the creation of interactive MPEG video stream. The MPEG object data structure includes an MPEG object interface defining...
US20080005775 Phantom Gaming in Broadcast Media System and Method  
This invention provides a system and method of integrating video games into live sporting events, or the converse, in an interactive way. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a viewer...
US20050097620 Architecture for multi-channel video processing  
One embodiment includes an apparatus for display of video data from a designated number of an N number of video channels. The apparatus comprises an N number of video decoders to receive the video...
US20070174884 Digital multimedia broadcasting system providing service number information  
A terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) system includes at least one broadcasting station for transmitting a digital broadcasting transmission frame containing predetermined service...
US20130219449 REMOTE MEDIA STREAMING  
A redirection device for remote streaming media reroutes media content sent to the receiving device, typically located in the home of the subscriber, to the subscriber's mobile device such as a...
US20060059527 Set top box having tv plaza function and method for applying tv plaza function to the set top box  
The present invention relates to a set top box having TV plaza function and a method for applying TV plaza function to the set top box. The set top box according to the present invention...
US20050132420 System and method for interaction with television content  
A system and method for interaction with television programming uses either existing analog television programming with interactive content transmitted via separate communications channel or...
US20060080724 Zapping agent with improved latency  
The present invention relates to a zapping agent that receives a zap signal from a particular user, whereby a new channel is requested. A zapping agent according to the invention caches, as a...
US20070118859 FRONT-END MODULE AND TELEVISION SET  
A front-end module for receiving analog and digital broadcast signals is provided. The front-end module includes frequency conversion means, digital satellite demodulation means, intermediate...
US20060242674 Methods and apparatus to broadcast advanced television system committee video in switched digital video systems  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed to broadcast advanced television system committee (ATSC) video in switched digital video (SDV) systems. An example SDV broadcast method includes de-multiplexing...
US20080263621 Set top box with transcoding capabilities  
A media stream transcoding set top box including an RF input interface, an RF receiver configured to receive from the RF input interface an RF signal including an original digital media stream,...
US20060242667 Ad monitoring and indication  
A method and system are presented for indicating the termination of an advertisement break to a viewer. A program of interest on a first channel is determined and while the user watches other...
US20080235726 Television broadcast receiver  
An object of the present invention is to provide a function to make a reservation for recording or watching with a simple operation during watching a program promotion, by adding a function to...
US20090069038 Cross-platform messaging  
Systems and methods are provided for displaying a short message service (SMS) message on user media equipment, in which the user media equipment includes a set-top box and a display. In some...
US20080066139 TELEVISION, TELEVISION BOX, AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING A MULTIMEDIA STREAM TO A REMOTE DEVICE  
TV, TV box, and apparatus for transmitting a multimedia stream to a remote device are provided, wherein all of them are connected to Internet. The TV box comprises a control unit, a data transform...
US20050149990 Actuating selected Java Applets on a TV using a remote control  
Java Applets are packaged in a JAR file, including accompanying classes and resources as well as one addition file—a descriptor file. This last file can be read from the JAR file, and scanned to...
US20090241163 BROADCAST PICTURE DISPLAY METHOD AND A DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER USING THE SAME  
A broadcast picture display method for a digital broadcast receiver is provided for displaying broadcast data during a channel switching period. The broadcast picture display method for digital...
US20070162939 PARALLEL TELEVISION BASED VIDEO SEARCHING  
A control device for interacting with a television system. At least one module is adapted to receive a user input identifying a video selection. The at least one module may also be adapted to...
US20060136967 Dropout-resistant media broadcasting system  
The present invention relates to media broadcast in which memory is used to reduce annoying signal dropouts. A receiver records dropout-free program material and, when a subscriber requests a...
US20060075458 Method of displaying an interactive content  
The invention relates to a method of displaying elements (31, 32, 33, 34) of an interactive content on a screen intended to display data transmitted in a digital television format comprising...
US20060168633 Broadcasting terminal and viewing method  
A multimedia terminal comprises a receiver adapted to receive a multimedia signal from a network transmitter, the multimedia signal including a transmitter identifier corresponding to the network...
US20060112415 Method for parsing the size of contents to be reproduced in a mobile communication device  
A method is provided for parsing the size of contents to be reproduced in a mobile communication device in order to accurately determine an actual size of the contents. By utilizing information...

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