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US20120072956 INTERACTIVE MEDIA SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING PAUSE-TIME CONTENT  
Interactive media systems and methods are provided for substituting pause-time content in place of media that has been paused. The user may pause media such as real-time media, video-on-demand...
US20140020035 Method and Apparatus for Presenting Media Works  
One embodiment of the present invention is a method of presenting a media work that includes one or more media works at a client device, which method includes: receiving presentation rate guidance...
US20100119206 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIEWING SUBSTITUTE MEDIA WHILE FAST FORWARDING PAST AN ADVERTISEMENT  
Systems and methods for displaying substitute media while fast forwarding past advertisements are provided. When a user reaches the advertisement, the interactive media guidance application may...
US20090183211 SYSTEM, METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ENABLING IMS TERMINALS TO ACCESS EXISTING IPTV SERVICES  
A system and method for enabling IP multimedia sub-system (IMS) terminals to access existing IPTV services, and methods for enabling the IMS terminals to access the VoD and LTV services of the...
US20050071882 Systems and method for adaptive scheduling and dynamic bandwidth resource allocation management in a digital broadband delivery system  
A technique for allocating bandwidth in a digital broadband delivery system (DBDS) using a bandwidth allocation manager to dynamically assign a content delivery mode to a plurality of digital...
US20060037056 Integrated radio recorder and A/V telecommunication device  
An A/V telecommunication device may include a network connection, a telecommunications processor connected to the network connection and a video processor connected to the network connection. An...
US20050091690 Method and system for controlling recording and playback of interactive applications  
Disclosed are methods and systems for controlling the playback and recording of television programming containing interactive applications. In particular, the disclosed methods and systems detail...
US20160119683 USER CONTROLLED MULTI-DEVICE MEDIA-ON-DEMAND SYSTEM  
A method for providing configurable access to media in a media-on-demand system also can include delivering the media to a first client device in a format compatible with the first client device;...
US20070157267 Techniques to improve time seek operations  
Techniques to improve time seek operations are described. An apparatus may include a digital media server having a media content seek module. The media content seek module may perform video...
US20060271977 Browser enabled video device control  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for providing a self contained embeddable software component adapted to be deployed in response to a website video...
US20050240961 Methods and systems for advertising during video-on-demand suspensions  
Included is a method for an interactive media services system to provide a screen saver utility to a user through an interactive media services client device. The client device may be coupled to a...
US20050251835 Strategies for pausing and resuming the presentation of programs  
An operations center stores a plurality of programs, some of which are pre-recorded, and some of which are in the process of being recorded. Pause and resumption functionality allows the user to...
US20050022245 Seamless transition between video play-back modes  
A method for providing a seamless transition between video play-back modes includes decoding a current video picture, determining a time value corresponding to the current video picture, and...
US20130347044 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE SEAMLESS PLAYBACK OF CONTENT  
A method and apparatus for seamless playback of content and apparatus are provided. The method includes: discovering, by a second device, a first device which is currently playing back a content...
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...
US20130185757 METHOD FOR GENERATING TIME BASED PREVIEW IMAGE FOR A VIDEO STREAM  
Systems and methods for rewinding a video to a point before the video was first viewed. Video transmitted by a media source is cached by a remote server. Upon a trick-play request for the video,...
US20120222075 METHOD, TERMINAL, AND SERVER FOR IMPLEMENTING FAST PLAYOUT  
A method for implementing fast playout is provided, which comprises: receiving a fast playout request sent by a client, where the fast playout request comprises a Uniform Resource Locator (URL)...
US20110107380 MEDIA DISTRIBUTION TO A PLURALITY OF DEVICES UTILIZING BUFFERED DISPERSED STORAGE  
A method begins by a processing module receiving a plurality of playback requests for a stored program, wherein the stored program is stored in a dispersed storage network (DSN) memory as a...
US20050216941 System and method for controlling video-on-demand content  
A system for remotely controlling playback of VOD content is provided. The system comprises at least one receiving station for receiving and playing VOD content; and a control station for remotely...
US20050155072 Digital video recording and playback system with quality of service playback from multiple locations via a home area network  
Embodiments of the present invention allow fast playback of an audio-visual data stream that is transmitted within a Home Area Network in a manner that is consistent with a bandwidth-allocation...
US20090282444 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING THE PRESENTATION OF VIDEO  
A system and a method to manage the presentation of video to one or more display clients are disclosed herein. The video can be presented in a fast forward presentation mode, a fast reverse...
US20070143803 Method of displaying progress bar and television receiver using the same  
A method of displaying a progress bar and to a television receiver using the same, enables a plurality of stored broadcast programs to be identified according to broadcast channel or broadcast...
US20050262537 Packet timing method and apparatus of a receiver system for controlling digital TV program start time  
A packet timing method and apparatus for use with a system for controlling digital TV program start time. An encoder inserts a program clock reference (PCR) timing field, in at least two intervals...
US20050198679 Method and apparatus of an input unit of a method and apparatus for controlling digital TV program start time  
A method of an input unit of a method and apparatus for controlling digital TV program start time. The input unit and method of the input unit receive digital channels from multiple sources, as a...
US20050114897 Bookmark service apparatus and method for moving picture content  
A bookmark service apparatus and method for moving picture content. The bookmark service method bookmarks a playback interval requested by a user who desires to review specific moving image data...
US20050086696 Methods for enabling near video-on-demand and video-on-request services using digital video recorders  
A near video-on-demand (VOD) service enabled using a digital video recorder (DVR) for the simultaneous storage and playback of multimedia data. A DVR is connected over a network to a multimedia...
US20050071881 Systems and methods for playlist creation and playback  
Systems and methods for playlist creation and playback are disclosed. An exemplary method involves receiving a video. The video is played on a display device. A user's designation of a video...
US20160134945 PROVISION OF VIDEO DATA  
Video data is retrieved by a user device (41) from a database (49) as a plurality of video segments each having metadata (44) associated therewith indicative of the relative narrative interest of...
US20070220566 Method and system of distributing media content and generating playlists  
Method and system of distributing content and generating playlists to facilitate playback and distribution of the content. The method and system permitting a user to select multiple pieces of...
US20110055881 MEDIA FILE ON-DEMAND METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARTUS  
The present invention discloses a media file on-demand method, comprising: the server, upon receiving the media on-demand request from the client, provides the index information in the...
US20150067744 PROVIDING RESPONSIVE VIDEO PREVIEWS DURING REWIND AND FAST FORWARD  
The subject disclosure is directed towards on-demand downloading of trickplay images during fast forwarding or rewinding of streaming video. A next trickplay image is selected and downloaded based...
US20120066727 TRANSMITTING APPARATUS AND RECEIVING APPARATUS  
A transmitting apparatus comprises, a playback portion, which is configured to playback content; a content transmitting portion, which is configured to transmit the content through a network; and...
US20060218602 Replacement of trick mode content in a video on demand system  
A technique for managing video content for a video on demand (VOD) session involves replacing trick mode content with pre-defined replacement content when a trick mode command is executed. The...
US20060031892 Prevention of advertisement skipping  
A method for delivering digital media includes transmitting a stream of the digital media to be played by a client at a predefined play speed, the stream comprising main content and, in...
US20130074131 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTEGRATING AND CONTROLLING WEB-BASED HTML PLAYERS IN A NATIVE CONTEXT  
Javascript code in an HTML Plug-In identifies a video playback event, from an application programming interface (API) of a video provider, during playback of a video in a web view instantiated...
US20120090001 APPARATUS HAVING MULTIMEDIA INTERFACE AND NETWORK ACCESS MANAGEMENT INTEGRATED THEREIN  
An apparatus includes a multimedia interface module and a network module. The multimedia interface module has a plurality of connection ports including at least an input port and at least an...
US20080066135 Search user interface for media device  
A search menu includes a search input field and input characters rendered on a multi-dimensional displacement surface that rotates in response to a user input. A highlight region intersects the...
US20070250865 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY RECORDING PROGRAM CONTENT FROM A MOSAIC DISPLAY  
A broadcast recording system for selectively recording broadcast program content from a mosaic display while continuing to display the mosaic display. The system may include the ability to present...
US20060143665 Features of VCR-type controls for interactive media  
An interactive media control module provides flexible subscriber VCR controls of and functions for an interactive media system that limit the consumption of bandwidth capacity. According to some...
US20120212575 GATEWAY/STB INTERACTING WITH CLOUD SERVER THAT PERFORMS HIGH END VIDEO PROCESSING  
A gateway includes a communications interface and processing circuitry and establishes communications with at least one service provider device and with a serviced client device. The gateway...
US20100269132 Method and System For Inserting Advertisements In A Content Stream In Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)  
A method for inserting advertisements in a content stream in IPTV comprises: notifying an external decision point of advertisement insertion opportunities in the content stream; receiving, in...
US20090282443 STREAMING METHOD AND APPARATUS USING KEY FRAME  
Provided is a streaming method and apparatus using key frames, the streaming method including: receiving from a key frame providing server a key frame table including metadata regarding a...
US20090276817 MANAGEMENT AND NON-LINEAR PRESENTATION OF MUSIC-RELATED BROADCASTED OR STREAMED MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
Methods and systems for presenting enhanced previously recorded broadcasted or streamed content are provided. Example embodiments provide an Enhanced Content Display System “ECDS,” which supports...
US20080127283 PROGRAM SERVER AND A RECEIVER  
A broadcast program is contiguously stored to a real-time storage means in a program server. The stored program is read from the real-time storage means and sent to a receiver when the receiver...
US20070006262 Automatic content presentation  
Automatic content presentation is described. In an embodiment, a subscription content on-demand system includes subscription on-demand channels that each provide on-demand content which can be...
US20060294558 Presentation of information relating to programming  
A system that includes a content distribution facility coupled to at least one client device for presenting programming via a presentation device having a screen. The system displays on the screen...
US20120297430 CENTRAL CONTROLLER TO MANAGE NETWORK RESOURCES ACROSS A GROUP OF PLAYBACK DEVICES TO CONTROL STREAMING VIDEO QUALITY ACROSS THE GROUP OF PLAYBACK DEVICES  
Methods and apparatuses to manage network resources across a group of playback devices that share the same resources to control video quality across the group of playback devices are provided. A...
US20080178232 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING USER CONTROL OF VIDEO VIEWS  
An approach is provided for video view selection. Multiple video feeds, corresponding to different views of a common event, are received. A control signal specifying the desired view of the event...
US20070157260 Interactive media guidance system having multiple devices  
When selecting a television program for recording, a user may configure the delivery of the selected television program and associated data and interactive applications to different user equipment...
US20070033623 Method and apparatus for providing continuous programming on a broadcast channel  
A method and apparatus for automatically providing continuous programming on a broadcast channel. The method and apparatus detect the occurrence of an event, selects content to use as the...

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