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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...
US20130347051 SET TOP BOX OR SERVER HAVING SNAP-IN HEAT SINK AND SMART CARD READER  
An electronic device is provided that comprises a bottom frame portion; an information card reader over the bottom frame portion; a thermal insulation layer; a circuit board over the thermal...
US20090110088 System and Method for Providing a Versatile RF and Analog Front-End for Wireless and Wired Networks  
Embodiments related to analog front-ends for wireless and wired are described and depicted.
US20120023521 PROVIDING REGIONAL CONTENT INFORMATION TO A USER DEVICE BY USING CONTENT INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM A CONTENT PROVIDER  
A method and a system are put forth for providing regional content information to a user device (e.g., television, laptop, cell phone, etc.). In one example, the system provides content...
US20110107379 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PACKETIZED CONTENT DELIVERY OVER A CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus for delivery of packetized content (e.g., video, audio, data, etc.) over a content delivery network. In one embodiment, the content is packetized using an Internet Protocol...
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...
US20060218620 Network digital video recorder and method  
A network digital video recorder has a number of set top boxes each having an individual digital video recorder. A peer-to-peer network connects the set top boxes. A digital rights management...
US20090044243 Television Printing Device and Methods Thereof  
A set-top box (STB) of a television system receives web-based content, such as a web page, from a wide area network such as the Internet. The web-based content is provided to the STB for display....
US20120102538 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DECODING MULTIPLE INDEPENDENT AUDIO STREAMS USING A SINGLE AUDIO DECODER  
An embodiment of the present invention discloses a system and method for decoding multiple independent encoded audio streams using a single decoder. The system includes one or more parsers, a...
US20100004984 TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION OF PRODUCT/SERVICE COUPON CODES  
A device receives an advertisement, a code, an encryption key, and information associated with a product and/or service, and provides the advertisement to a set-top box (STB) for display on a...
US20150026754 DIELECTRIC SLOT ANTENNA USING CAPACITIVE COUPLING  
The present invention concerns a slot antenna for an electronic device, e.g. a set top box. A printed circuit board (210) comprising a dielectric material (310, 320, 330, 340, 350) and electrodes...
US20110030010 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PREDEFINED CATEGORY-BASED CHANNEL LISTS  
Various embodiments facilitate generation, distribution, and presentation of category-based predefined channel lists. In one embodiment, an electronic program guide (“EPG”) manager is provided for...
US20100313217 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RECOVERING FROM ERRORS ASSOCIATED WITH ADVERTISEMENT STREAMS  
An exemplary method includes switching, by a media content access subsystem, from a program stream to an advertisement stream in response to a switching instruction received by the media content...
US20140337912 ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION ARRANGEMENT  
An interconnection via a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cable between a television receiver and a set-top box, embodying an invention feature, is obtained via an HDMI cable. In HDMI...
US20060236354 Wireless audio for entertainment systems  
A system comprises a first transceiver that wirelessly receives content. A set top box communicates with the first transceiver, separates the content into audio signals and video signals and...
US20060174294 Digital broadcasting receiver for receiving analog broadcasting and a method thereof  
A broadcasting receiver of a display receiver and method thereof receives a digital broadcasting signal and an analog broadcasting signal. A tuning unit selectively receives the digital and analog...
US20060195873 Mechanism for sharing control of a tuner amongst multiple video consuming entities  
Automated sharing of control of a single tuner amongst multiple video consuming entities. One of the video consuming entities is assigned to be primary, thereby allowing seamless control over the...
US20100162317 USER CLASSIFIABLE SET-TOP BOX  
One embodiment may take the form of an apparatus for providing separate user classifications and interfaces to multiple users of a set-top box of the television system. Each user classification...
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...
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...
US20070130598 Digital satellite broadcasting set-top box, and home network control system employing the same  
Provided is a digital satellite broadcasting set-top box and a home network control system employing the same. The set-top box includes: a satellite signal receiving unit for receiving a satellite...
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...
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...
US20060123459 AV equipment  
There are provided means for starting to receive the broadcast input by searching an equipment outputting a broadcast among the AV equipments connected through the digital interface based on a...
US20100325663 BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING CHANNELS THEREOF  
A broadcast receiving apparatus and a method for channel switching in a broadcast receiving apparatus are provided. The method includes enabling a decoding unit when a broadcast receiving mode...
US20070055997 USER-CONFIGURABLE MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION CONVERTER  
In one embodiment, multiple content sources are identified, and content from those sources is sized and positioned on a common display under user control. Content source selections and display...
US20070011708 Microwave AV radio transmission system  
A microwave AV (audio and video) radio transmission system for reduction in cabled transmission, upgraded signal quality and quantity, lowered production cost, and neater appearance includes a...
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...
US20110271316 SET TOP BOX AND METHOD OF ESTABLISHING TV PROGRAM TABLE  
A set top box (STB) for establishing a television (TV) program table, and comprises a searching module and a program establishing module. The STB searches a predetermined channel among multiple...
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....
US20130305310 VIRTUAL CHANNEL TABLE FOR A BROADCAST PROTOCOL AND METHOD OF BROADCASTING AND RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING THE SAME  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
US20130305309 VIRTUAL CHANNEL TABLE FOR A BROADCAST PROTOCOL AND METHOD OF BROADCASTING AND RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING THE SAME  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
US20130219450 VIRTUAL CHANNEL TABLE FOR A BROADCAST PROTOCOL AND METHOD OF BROADCASTING AND RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING THE SAME  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
US20130014204 VIRTUAL CHANNEL TABLE FOR A BROADCAST PROTOCOL AND METHOD OF BROADCASTING AND RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING THE SAME  
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of...
US20110179106 VIRTUAL USER INTERFACE  
Methods and apparatus are described that enable user interface virtualization for any of a wide variety of applications and computing environments.
US20060031897 Digital video caller identification on an A/V telecommunication device  
A method of caller identification on an A/V telecommunication device having a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection and a video processor connected...
US20120017256 SMART TV-BAND WHITE SPACE IDENTIFIER  
Embodiments of a white space identifier are provided. According to one embodiment, the active channel information of a cable TV can be obtained through receiving and decoding a channel changing...
US20130298180 COTENT RECOGNITION AND CENSORSHIP  
A method for controlling the output of media content, particularly audio content, to a user in relation to an apparatus, such as a set-top-box, having an input, for receiving media content, and an...
US20100083335 AUTOMATIC PROVISIONING OF SET-TOP BOXES  
A set-top box (STB) detects activation of the STB, and performs, in response to the activation of the STB, a health check of the STB. The STB also detects connection of the STB with a network, and...
US20130340025 SET TOP BOX HAVING RESET BUTTON AND LIGHT GUIDE  
A set top box comprises a front wall; a first printed circuit board on an interior surface of the front wall; an actuation reset switch on the first printed circuit board on a side of the first...
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...
US20150007248 BROADCAST RECEIVER, BROADCAST RECEIVING MODULE, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ENERGIZATION  
According to one embodiment, a broadcast receiver is a device to which a broadcast receiving module comprising a receiver that receives a broadcast signal is detachably attached. The broadcast...
US20090083824 FAVORITES MOSAIC  
A set-top box generates a multimedia signal that includes streaming video for a plurality of currently available multimedia channels. A user configures a plurality of favorite channels. Streaming...
US20110023074 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING ANTENNA CONFIGURATION  
Various embodiments facilitate antenna peaking, such as by assisting a user in configuring the position and/or orientation of an antenna to improve the quality of a received signal. In one...
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...
US20070056008 Updating system of music database, transmission apparatus of music database, terminal having update function of music database, updating method of music database, transmission method of music database, and updating method of music database in terminal  
An updating system able to easily and cheaply update the content of a music database in a terminal having a music database, including (i) a transmission apparatus 20 including a transmission use...
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...
US20090197527 SERVICE RELAY DEVICE, SERVICE RECEIVER FOR RECEIVING THE RELAYED SERVICE SIGNAL, AND METHODS THEREOF  
A service relay device is provided. The service relay device includes a receiving unit which receives a service signal, and a service processing unit which changes information regarding an order...
US20100095347 BROADCAST INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SYSTEM  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to deliver broadcast channels by way of interactive TV (iTV) edge routers...
US20060190977 Upgrading software of set-top box  
In an apparatus and method to upgrade software of a set-top box, when a malfunction renders it impossible to receive software upgrade data through System Information (SI), the data is received...

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