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US20140196085 INSERTING ADVERTISEMENTS INTO VIDEO CONTENT  
Methods and systems to insert advertisements and/or other supplemental or replacement content into a stream of video content are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems...
US20120260281 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NETWORK LOCAL AFFILIATE TO USE AIRTIME ON A TELEVISION NETWORK IN A RETAILER LOCAL AFFILIATE OF A NATIONAL NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDER  
A system and method for managing airtime on an out-of-home television network may include partitioning out-of-home television network airtime between a national network service provider and...
US20130086609 Integration of an Interactive Virtual Toy Box Advertising Unit and Digital Media Content  
Described are systems and methods for dynamic integration and presentation of advertising content and media content. The method includes providing, by a server computing device, an advertising...
US20140150021 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SEAMLESS CONTENT INSERTION ON NETWORK CONTENT USING AUDIO-VIDEO FINGERPRINTING AND WATERMARKING  
System and method is proposed to extract audio-video fingerprint and embed an audio-video watermark onto a content asset that is transmitted as part of network content. It is proposed to identify...
US20140373053 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSERTING LOCAL CONTENT INTO SATELLITE BROADCAST PROGRAMS AND EPG ON A NETWORK  
The present invention relates to system of inserting locally stored content into satellite broadcast programs and electronic program guides. In particular, the system teaches a method of receiving...
US20080046924 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR COMPETITIVE DYNAMIC SELECTION OF DIGITAL ADVERTISING ASSETS IN A VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for an advertising auctioning capability are disclosed in conjunction with viewing of a movie or other type of program asset in a video distribution system. At certain points...
US20140282725 Systems and Methods for Defining Ad Spaces In Video  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for defining ad space in a video. For example, a computer can receive an identification of a video and an advertisement space definition that...
US20120174152 METHODS AND APPARATUS OF INSERTING ADVERTISEMENT  
A method of inserting advertisement into a video stream includes receiving a request, by an advertisement insertion device, for transferring the video stream to a set-top box or a TV dongle;...
US20080046917 Associating Advertisements with On-Demand Media Content  
associating advertisements with on-demand media content is described. Advertisements are associated with media content that is available on-demand based on any number and combination of data...
US20080104634 PRODUCT PLACEMENT  
A device may include a receiver to receive a data stream. The device may also include logic to insert a product placement into the data stream based at least one of a location of the device or...
US20090320063 LOCAL ADVERTISEMENT INSERTION DETECTION  
Local advertisement insertion detection is described. In embodiment(s), a video feed of television media content can be received for distribution to media devices, and the video feed can include...
US20140196071 RENDERING DEVICE WITH CONTENT SUBSTITUTION  
A device for rendering content from a first source comprising a first input for receiving the content from the first source, a second input for receiving a substitution content item from a second...
US20130232525 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SPLICING ADVERTISEMENT, SPLICER, AND HEAD END DEVICE  
The present disclosure provides a method and system for splicing an advertisement, a splicer, and a head end device. The method includes: performing real-time transport protocol encapsulation...
US20140157310 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STORAGE AND INSERTION OF ADVERTISEMENTS  
A method includes detecting a substitution signal at a device and inserting an advertisement into a media stream in response to detecting the substitution signal. The advertisement is selected...
US20120198493 HYBRID AUDIO/VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM  
A television entertainment system that combines the visual imagery of television entertainment and transmission with the audio of radio entertainment and transmission to create a new synthesis...
US20100064311 BD-Live Interface to the Distribution Supply Chain  
A method and device for the provision of enhanced media content distribution over a network. The method enables content providers, advertisers, and consumers to benefit from targeted advertising...
US20110296458 BANDWIDTH MANAGEMENT AND ADVERTISEMENT INSERTION IN MEDIA CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An exemplary method includes a media content delivery system transmitting a transport stream containing an advertisement channel and a program channel, the program channel carrying a media program...
US20140059597 SYNCHRONIZING MULTIPLE PLAYBACK DEVICE TIMING UTILIZING DRM ENCODING  
A system and method are provided for synchronizing playback of media content on multiple playback devices utilizing Digital Rights Management (DRM) encoding. In general, multiple playback devices...
US20090158322 DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM FOR LINKING CONTENT OF VIDEO SIGNALS TO INFORMATION SOURCES  
A system for product advertising through a telecommunication network is disclosed. The system comprises an advertising engine and an information depot. The advertising engine comprises an...
US20110078729 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING AUDIO CONTENT USING AN INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATION  
Systems and methods for identifying audio using a media guidance application where a video program that includes one or more audio assets is received by user equipment. The user initiates a...
US20080172690 Promotion server using streaming media channel  
Idle video-on-demand (VOD) and/or other streaming media channel capacity is used to deliver promotional content to selected set-top boxes (STBs) in a cable television network. Commercial segment...
US20070079328 Methods and computer programs for localizing broadcast content  
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method 1) prompts a user for a description of localized broadcast content that is to be broadcast by a particular broadcast affiliate, and 2) transmits...
US20060218576 Searchable television commercials  
A mechanism is provided for indexing commercials. A viewer may query a search engine for a particular product or service. The index may include descriptors that are provided within a blanking...
US20070250856 Distinguishing National and Local Broadcast Advertising and Other Content  
Media broadcasts associated with different local markets can contain both nationally and locally broadcast content. To determine whether particular media items in the broadcasts are broadcast...
US20050076359 Modifying commercials for multi-speed playback  
A system for modifying commercials for multi-speed playback detects when a commercial break begins in a broadcast program content stream. If the viewer selects fast-forward playback mode during...
US20050193411 Aggregating local cable spots into national equivalent units  
A method which proportionally allocates a national audience delivery to local commercial spot cable inventory using zone level subscriber counts. The method utilizes national quarter-hour viewing...
US20060015895 Method and system for avoiding undesirable portions of a recorded audiovisual program  
A method and system for avoiding undesirable portions of a recorded audiovisual program includes generating a data set indicating portions of the audiovisual program avoided by previous viewers...
US20100023402 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING A MEDIA NETWORK  
A method and system for establishing a media network may include establishing a relationship between a media network company and at least one retail chain business establishment to broadcast...
US20080072251 Signal Transmission Management System  
The present invention relates to transmission of signals to a plurality of subscriber receivers, where each signal represents a type of information which belongs to a particular contents category....
US20120159542 Current Device Location Advertisement Distribution  
In embodiments of current device location advertisement distribution, a mobile network operator receives television content from a content service and can then communicate the television content...
US20060212901 Management console providing an interface for featured sets of digital automation systems  
A management console located proximate to a hub for managing at least one radio broadcast is disclosed. The console includes a connection to a digital automation system, the digital automation...
US20090199236 Advertisement Insertion  
Advertisement insertion techniques are described. In an implementation, a network operator decrypts a stream of content received from a content provider at a first server. The decrypted stream of...
US20090070808 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING ACTUAL CHANNEL CONTENT OUTPUT  
A system and method includes a first automation system generating a first run log a first on air status and a second automation system generating a second run log having a second on-air status. A...
US20120060184 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATING ADVERTISING INSERTION AND RECONCILIATION  
A system and method for operating an ad extraction and reconciliation system for a broadcast system includes an extraction manager module that receives an advertisement schedule for an...
US20140317658 Methods And Computer Program Products For Subcontent Tagging And Playback  
A method for tagging subcontent includes creating a first begin tag for a program to be delivered over a network, wherein the first begin tag corresponds to a first video segment of the program. A...
US20150237415 USING A DIGITAL VIDEO EFFECT TO GENERATE A VIDEO STREAM  
In one aspect, a method involves (i) making a determination that a first computing device is scheduled to run a first DVE in connection with a first video stream; (ii) responsive to making the...
US20070157227 Advertising services architecture  
An advertising framework registers context data sources and advertising display clients from a variety of resources on a local computer. The ad framework may then receive context data and display...
US20070074243 Inserting commercials in time-shifted broadcast content  
A method for inserting replacement commercials (7-10) into a data stream (100) is provided where the data stream has program (A, B, C) and commercial (1, 2) portions. The method including:...
US20050216934 Central management of localized programming  
A method and system for the centralized managing of localized programming in a cable television network are provided. A local service area served by the cable television network headend has a...
US20050066357 Modifying content rating  
A method of modifying content in a manner consistent with certain embodiments involves determining that the content has a content rating which is greater than a specified content rating limit;...
US20130191866 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING OF ADVERTISEMENTS  
A system and method for tracking of advertisements. The system includes a user interface for accessing information associated with commercial breaks and advertisements. The system also includes...
US20120060185 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLANNING A SCHEDULE OF MULTIMEDIA ADVERTISEMENTS IN A BROADCASTING CHANNEL  
Various embodiments of the invention comprise a method and apparatus for planning a schedule of a multimedia advertisement across one or more broadcasting channels is disclosed. In one embodiment,...
US20070288979 Advertisement charging apparatus and method thereof  
The charging apparatus of the present invention includes a condition setting module, a bid module, a comparing module and a sort module. The present invention provides an advertiser to set...
US20140289767 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADVERTISING USING PUSHED VIDEO  
Computer-based systems and methods for advertising by pushing video to recipients. The subject matter of the videos may be targeted to the affinities of the recipients. The videos embedded in the...
US20110243533 USE OF MULTIPLE EMBEDDED MESSAGES IN PROGRAM SIGNAL STREAMS  
Methods of generating video streams including advertisement information sufficient to support advertisement countdown times and other functions such as advertisement auto pause functions are...
US20070055984 Multi-tiered architecture for targeted ad insertion  
A technique for multi-level ad insertion may include and/or involve identifying a device that provided an indication of an ad break in a program stream, attempting to select one or more ads...
US20130191865 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INSERTING A LOCAL TELEVISION CONTENT AND A REGIONAL ADVERTISEMENT UNDER CENTRALIZED CONTROL  
A system and method for inserting a regional advertisement and a local television content under centralized control. The system includes a user interface for receiving a media plan from an...
US20070006255 Digital media recorder highlight system  
A process for displaying a user-selected presentation of video segments from video content may be performed by receiving and recording content and receiving and recording segment data. Selection...
US20130125166 Methods and Systems for Selecting Content for an Internet Television Stream Using Mobile Device Location  
Methods and systems for selecting content for outputting on a mobile device during a program break in an Internet television stream using mobile device location information. In one aspect, the...
US20090172731 METHODS, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR CONVEYING TELEVISION PROGRAM ADVERTISEMENTS  
A method, which comprises identifying a television program whose start time falls within a time window of acceptable viewability relative to a promotional time slot appearing within a first...

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