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US20110214144 VIDEO-ENABLED COMMUNITY BUILDING  
A system and method that provide media content owners the capability to achieve community building goals by exploiting video processing capabilities using rich, interactive and compelling media...
US20140059605 PANEL USER INTERFACE FOR AN INTELLIGENT TELEVISION  
An intelligent television and methods for displaying content are disclosed. Specifically, a user may cause an application panel to be displayed, which displays content based on the panel tab...
US20140196088 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING USER-DEFINABLE AUDIO INDICATORS FOR MULTIMEDIA CHANNEL SELECTIONS  
A method includes providing a user interface to a set-top box. The user interface facilitates an association of an audio indicator with a channel selection action. The method includes receiving,...
US20130347035 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NAVIGATING TO A FAVORITE CONTENT SOURCE WITHOUT AN ADVERTISEMENT  
Systems and methods are provided for displaying media assets on user equipment. One of several content sources is designated as a first favorite content source. A first media asset that the user...
US20110289522 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF BUILDING A WANTED LIST QUEUE FOR A USER IN A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
A system and method for communicating content to a user device includes a head end that communicates metadata for a plurality of content including the content titles. The system also includes the...
US20070006077 Sectorizing a display to present audience targeted information within different ones of the sectors  
A media presentation method can include the step of identifying a display capable of presenting audio/video content. A viewing area of the display can be divided into more than one sector....
US20120001759 USING IPTV AS HEALTH MONITOR  
An IPTV can receive a user name and present a screen enabling a user by means of a remote control to select health information categories, inputting numeric parameters into the selected categories...
US20120180092 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TO TELEVISION  
A system and method of displaying messages at a television is described. The method of displaying messages at a television includes: establishing communication over the Internet between a...
US20140250460 VIRTUAL DESKTOP SERVICES  
Methods and apparatus are described for providing access to arbitrary applications via an interactive television service using a pool of remote virtual desktops.
US20140181865 SPEECH RECOGNITION APPARATUS, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD, AND TELEVISION SET  
A speech recognition apparatus includes: a speech acquisition unit which acquires speech uttered by a user; a recognition result acquisition unit which acquires a result of recognition performed...
US20150249865 CONTEXT-BASED CONTENT RECOMMENDATIONS  
Various implementations provide one or more recommendations for content, for example, to a user, based on one or more context categories. In one particular implementation, an ordered set of...
US20140223478 ON-BOARD VESSEL ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM  
An improved user experience is provided for passengers on a vessel such as an airplane, train or ship. Passengers can customize their travel experience ahead of time by accessing a web-based...
US20120137325 On-Board Vessel Entertainment System  
An improved user experience is provided for passengers on a vessel such as an airplane, train or ship. Passengers can customize their travel experience ahead of time by accessing a web-based...
US20120030706 Virtual Set Top Box  
Methods and apparatus are described for providing digital content to televisions or other devices having media playback capabilities over a network infrastructure using virtual set top boxes (VSTBs).
US20100325650 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING PLAYLISTS  
Systems and methods for automatically generating a playlist of series assets and systems and methods for grouping assets of a playlist in clusters are provided. In one embodiment, series assets...
US20130014159 Viewer Interface for a Content Delivery System  
A viewer interface for a content delivery system is described. In one embodiment, a method for displaying programming content described. This method, occurring in a receiver controller, includes...
US20150229998 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO PROVIDE VIDEO-BASED SEARCH RESULTS  
Method and system to provide video-based search results are described. A search results video may be present to a user details from listings that match certain search criteria. When a select...
US20110191803 Trick Mode Support for VOD with Long Intra-Frame Intervals  
A video-on-demand system encodes multiple video streams from media content, such that the video streams have staggered intra-frame intervals. When a client device requests a video stream, the...
US20050114885 Program selecting method  
A program selecting method includes the steps of: storing still pictures or motion pictures of specific scenes of a plurality of viewed programs selected in a predetermined period; presenting the...
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...
US20110298980 RESIZING TV GRAPHIC ELEMENTS AND REORIENTING GRAPHICS PLANE FOR USER POSITION  
The size of UI elements on a TV display are enlarged responsive to a determination from sensors that a viewer is beyond a nominal distance from the TV. As well, the graphics plane in which the UI...
US20110289530 Television Related Searching  
The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented method that includes identifying metadata related to television programming being...
US20130174198 SYSTEM FOR PRESENTING MEDIA PROGRAMS  
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may use, for example, a method for sending a set-top box an identification of the media player, receiving operational instructions from the...
US20120030708 Portable Media Device and Method for Presenting Viewing Content During Travel  
A portable media device for use in cooperation with passenger entertainment systems installed in vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The...
US20130332958 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING USER SELECTABLE PICTURE  
Provided is a method and system for displaying a user selectable picture that enables a user to select a predetermined object from a picture of a camera relayed in real time, and to actively...
US20140289778 GESTURE AND VOICE RECOGNITION FOR CONTROL OF A DEVICE  
A user interface allows one or more gestures to be devised by a user and mapped or associated with one or more commands or operations of a TV or other device. The user can select the...
US20110197227 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING ROAMING VIDEO WANTED LIST AND ROAMING VIDEO PREFERENCES  
Various embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for providing a roaming video wanted list and roaming video preferences. In particular embodiments, the systems and...
US20120192225 Administration of Content Creation and Distribution System  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving and distributing user-generated video content. In one aspect, a method includes...
US20110047568 TV USER INTERFACE WITH RECOMMENDED CONTENT ENTRY IN FAVORITES MENU  
A “recommendation” genus entry is added to the list of other genre in a TV “favorites” menu. Entries in the recommendation genus entry are depicted in a stack and sorted by recommendation strength...
US20150264427 VIRTUALIZING USER INTERFACE AND SET TOP BOX FUNCTIONALITY WHILE PROVIDING MEDIA OVER NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus are described for providing digital content to televisions or other devices having media playback capabilities over a network infrastructure using virtual set top boxes (VSTBs).
US20140089973 NETWORK SERVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING NETWORK SERVICE THEREOF  
A method for providing a network service is provided, which is adapted to a network service system including a first network terminal, at least one second network terminal and a network server....
US20120159546 Smart Phone as Remote Control Device  
A communication device such as a smart phone is enabled for remotely controlling set-top boxes (STBs) over Internet protocol networks using an applet running on the communication device....
US20090282435 Video Program Sequenced Output  
A method is disclosed and includes receiving a selection of a first video program, receiving a selection of a linking command to link the first video program to a second video program, receiving a...
US20110271301 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING VIEWER-RELATED INFORMATION ON A DISPLAY BASED UPON WIRELESS IDENTIFICATION OF A PARTICULAR VIEWER  
Systems and methods are described for presenting viewer-related programming to a particular viewer. In at least one embodiment, a wireless reader is configured to receive at least one identifier...
US20070113245 Font library for interactive television recording and playback on a storage medium  
A method (49, 55) of handling fonts in a recorder or a playback-recorder for interactive television. Fonts are stored on a recordable storage medium (220), wherein the fonts are part of a...
US20060064719 Simultaneous video input display and selection system and method  
A method of selecting video content to be displayed from among a plurality of video inputs includes initiating a video input selection mode of operation, simultaneously displaying video content...
US20080097970 Intelligent Video Summaries in Information Access  
In a method for displaying video data within result presentations in information access or search systems, compressed thumbnails are computed for videos in a result page and applied to the result...
US20100064313 PORTAL FOR FUTURE EPISODE INFORMATION  
A device receives, from a set-top box (STB) and/or a user device, usage information associated with video content, and determines a content portal for a particular video content based on the...
US20070101364 Multimedia reproducing apparatus and reproducing method  
Disclosed is a multimedia reproducing apparatus for selecting and reproducing favorite contents from many contents recorded on media of plural different types. A media icon array (70), made up by...
US20110219395 Pointing Capability and Associated User Interface Elements for Television User Interfaces  
Systems and methods according to the present invention provide a user interface for television control functionality.
US20130287370 MULTIMEDIA IMPORTING APPLICATION  
This disclosure describes systems, methods, and computer program products for importing multimedia files on a computing device. A graphical user interface (GUI) can present multimedia files as the...
US20130247098 VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, VIDEO DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS, VIDEO DISTRIBUTION METHOD AND MEDIUM  
According to one embodiment, distribution system includes live distributor and time-shifted distributor. Live distributor distributes live content by streaming. Time-shifted distributor...
US20150033258 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATIONS CONFIGURED TO MONITOR BRAIN ACTIVITY  
Methods and systems are disclosed herein for a media guidance application that may monitor the brain activity of a user and determine a first brain state of the user based on the brain activity,...
US20110167452 INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SYSTEM WITH TEMPLATES FOR MANAGING VENDOR-SPECIFIC VIDEO-ON-DEMAND CONTENT  
An interactive television system is provided in which a user can use an interactive television application to access and request media-on-demand programming from one or more specific vendors. The...
US20140059607 COMMUNICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING CONTENT TO A COMMUNICATION DEVICE ACCORDING TO A USER PREFERENCE  
A wireless communication device receives a menu selection from a user indicating a user preference to receive video with captions instead of audio. The wireless communication device transfers a...
US20080307455 System for Providing and Handling Still Video Pictures  
An interactive television method is disclosed. The method includes receiving, via a broadcast carousel, a photo feed comprising a plurality of still video pictures, sequentially displaying the...
US20070234385 Cross-layer video quality manager  
An embodiment is a cross-layer video quality manager that coordinates a plurality of video processing and network processing techniques to improve the quality of experience of, for example, a...
US20080276274 Media Services Devices and Methods  
A media services device including a display device configured to present user-selectable options corresponding to video-on-demand services, and a video-on-demand application server component...
US20120090003 Thought Control of Set Top Box  
Disclosure is directed to commanding a content receiver by interpreting brainwave patterns that are captured from a user of the content receiver. The user's brainwave patterns may be captured by...
US20090254940 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DIRECTING CUSTOMERS TOWARD HELPFUL INFORMATION  
Systems and methods direct a customer using an appliance coupled to a display toward received information. An input is received from the customer at the appliance, and a period of relative non-use...