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US20120240180 SET-TOP BOX, EARPHONE, AND MULTIMEDIA PLAYING METHOD  
A set-top box receives a multimedia program from a headend server. The multimedia program includes a video content and a plurality of corresponding audio contents each corresponding to a sign. The...
US20050125843 Television viewer/studio interactive commentary  
Televisions, computers, computer devices, facsimile machines, radios, telephones, walkie-talkies, are used to view, listen to and communicate with individuals in the television studio who, as the...
US20150128203 ENERGY SAVING SET TOP BOX  
A system includes a satellite receiver and a set top box. The set top box is configured to receive signals from the satellite receiver and output a signal to a display device. The set top box...
US20120036549 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTERACTING WITH A SET-TOP BOX BASED ON SENSOR EVENTS FROM A USER DEVICE  
An approach is provided for controlling a set-top box based on sensor triggered events on a user device. A set-top box receives a control message from a user device, wherein the control message...
US20070044137 Audio-video systems supporting merged audio streams  
An audio/video processing system combines a locally generated audio signal with pre-recorded audio/video programming to produce combined audio/video output. The audio/video system allows users to...
US20130152152 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTENT BASED ON USER PREFERENCES  
An approach is provided for enabling viewers to control the depth of three-dimensional content rendered via a set-top box. A 3D content platform receives a user input for specifying a user...
US20100162296 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SET-TOP-BOX MESSAGING DISPLAY  
In a set-top-box system, messages from a service provider are stored and delayed until activity from a set-top-box remote is detected. Messages are then generated and provided to a television...
US20090165075 Landline Telephony Alternative for Service in a Satellite System or Other Conditional Access System  
Conditional access for a service, such as a premium satellite service or other type of service, is provided using a non-landline telephone connection between a set top box and a service provider....
US20140090007 BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS, PLAYBACK APPARATUS, BROADCAST COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BROADCAST RECEIVING METHOD, PLAYBACK METHOD AND PROGRAM  
A broadcast receiving apparatus capable of playing back, with another apparatus, a broadcast content item and a communication content item in synchronization with each other is a broadcast...
US20060020999 Connecting infrared (IR) controllable devices to digital networks  
Systems and methods are presented for connecting IR-controllable devices to digital networks. One embodiment, among others, includes an apparatus comprising digital-signal-receive logic and...
US20050240978 Interconnection between components of a home entertainment system  
A system (200) and method are described for exchanging data such as software updates, menus and digital AV content (e.g. MPEG2 streams) between components (202, 206) of a home entertainment system...
US20080092186 Video display with built-in optical drive  
A video display capable of receiving, decoding and displaying video content received via a data network while also having the capability to play video content from a built-in optical disk drive.
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...
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...
US20060010482 Audio/video transmission device  
An audio/video transmission includes an encoder, a storage medium, a decoder and a wireless transmission controller. The encoder is used for coding the audio/video signal into an audio/video file....
US20050278767 Computer-telephony integrated entertainment system  
Method and apparatus for a system to perform television and telephony operations are described.
US20090220207 Systems and Methods for Playing Video  
The invention generally relates to the field of digital playback and especially to operation of “trickplay” features such as fast-forward and rewind, more particularly to the invention relates to...
US20070234399 Image forming apparatus and reprinting control method  
The image forming apparatus includes: a reading device which reads in at least additional information from a print medium on which the additional information including identification information...
US20110185388 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PRIORITIZING CONTENT RECEPTION IN A DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER  
Various embodiments described herein provide techniques for prioritizing content reception by a DVR. A DVR identifies a resource conflict between a use of a television receiving resource to...
US20070118862 Home appliance with MP3 player  
Disclosed herein is a home appliance with an MP3 player which is capable of playing back digital contents of the MP3 player. The home appliance includes the MP3 player adapted for storing...
US20130074113 Program Storage, Retrieval and Management Based on Segmentation Messages  
Segmentation messages indicative of locations of upcoming events, such as the start and end of programs and program portions, and/or rights related to the programs and program portions, are used...
US20070294742 Video Scrambling  
Included are systems and methods for providing sub-divided video. At least one embodiment of a method includes dividing a video stream into sub-regions, each of the sub-regions being configured to...
US20070186246 Digital Media Player Behavioral Parameter Modification  
One embodiment of the present invention is a method for playing a portion of a media work which includes steps of: (a) playing the media work; (b) receiving input from a user; and (c) analyzing...
US20070006277 Informational alert messaging for digital home services copyright notice  
Systems and methods are provided to implement a number of improvements to the consumption process for television (and other services), including personalization, community viewing, shared presence...
US20050039210 In-theatre interactive entertainment system  
In-theater interactive entertainment system. A game server generates video content in digital form and is displayed on a digital display in a theater. A telephony system is connected to the game...
US20110191816 COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE ABLE TO SYNCHRONISE THE RECEIVED STREAM WITH THAT SENT TO ANOTHER DEVICE  
An audio stream is to be synchronized with a video stream. Therefore a system that comprises a first device (4) comprising communicating means (14) for receiving in push mode a first multimedia...
US20110026902 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING DISRUPTIONS IN RECORDED PROGRAMMING  
Various embodiments reduce disruptions in recorded programming, by automatically recording retransmissions of prior programming. In one embodiment, a recording manager is provided for execution on...
US20080295143 MULTIMEDIA TELEVISION SYSTEM  
A multimedia television system is disclosed. The multimedia television system comprises a receiver, a detector, an audio processing/controlling device, and a mixing device. The receiver receives...
US20050050574 Apparatus for viewing a satellite transmitted sports event televised live via a dish network on towards an LCD (liquid crystal display) of rectangular contour, while inside a sports stadium  
An LCD display similar to an automobile's television screen, 5×4×1 which is mounted on the back of a seat's head rest or on a flip-down screen that rests from the roof of the automobile. This LCD...
US20110095903 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UTILITY USAGE MONITORING  
An approach is provided for monitoring utility usage and generating notifications. A platform collects utility data from a utility meter of a subscriber and determines whether the utility data...
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...
US20070022464 Content presentation optimizer  
The present disclosure provides a technique for controlling the presentation of content in a venue to provide an optimal presentation, as well as one or more standard and or user defined...
US20130326561 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING CONTENT WITHIN A MEDIA STREAM  
An approach provides indexing of media content capable of effectively controlling playback availability of the vast variety of media content. A recording of a video session associated with a media...
US20110083149 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a set top box having a controller to receive a selection of media content that has finished being broadcast...
US20070016933 RF signal injector  
A content delivery system is described that includes a processing unit and a remote device. A signal injector located in proximity to the remote device is coupled to the processing unit via a...
US20090150967 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RECEIVING WIRELESS BROADCAST SIGNALS  
A method and a device for receiving wireless broadcast signals are provided. The device includes a positioning module, a memory storing therein a first information table and a second information...
US20080104202 Multi-DVR Media Content Arbitration  
Multi-DVR (digital video recorder) media content arbitration is described. In an embodiment, client devices are each a node of a multi-DVR system where the nodes are implemented for communication...
US20070022466 Automatic adaptation of a video source to a receiver  
An electronic system providing a video signal to an output terminal intended to be connected to a receiver having one input impedance out of two input impedances, the electronic system including...
US20050028221 Video enabled tele-presence control host  
A method for exchanging information in a shared interactive environment, comprising selecting a first physical device in a first live video image wherein the first physical device has information...
US20060109384 Power management in appliances  
An appliance, such as a set top box, has an ON power mode and a STAND BY power mode and is in communication with a television set. A parameter of an operating signal associated with the television...
US20080022325 Portable computing platform including wireless communication functionality and extended multimedia broadcast multicast service functionality  
A portable computer system such as a laptop computer, for example, includes a processor and a wireless module. The wireless module may establish a wireless connection to a wireless network and may...
US20070022449 Apparatus and system for delivering audio/video content to a remote receiver  
A system for communicating content streams (e.g., voice, video, data) between a content server connected to a network and a remote electronic device. In one implementation, the network is a...
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...
US20070011715 Instant switching method for a computer-television system  
An instant switching method for a computer-television system is described. The computer-TV system is separated into a TV operating module and a computer operating module, individually. An...
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...
US20060015929 USB interface module for TV broadcasting  
Apparatus and methods for providing a USB interface module for receiving a TV broadcast for playing on a personal computer (PC), including a Network Interface Module integrated circuit component...
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...
US20120023518 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADAPTING A PRESENTATION OF MEDIA CONTENT  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, identifying a stereoscopic preference from a user profile associated with a user of a viewing apparatus,...
US20080005773 Digital broadcast receiver and input switching method  
According to one embodiment, a digital broadcast receiver includes one or more first connecting terminals that connect one or more pieces of digital equipment, operation of which can be controlled...
US20100199303 BROADCAST COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING USERS WITH INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH A GEOGRAPHICAL AREA  
A method is presented for providing information associated with a geographical area to users of broadcast communication receivers. The information, as well as an indication of the geographical...

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