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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...
US20050091692 Providing compressed video  
A computer may be remotely accessed. At a first location, display commands are generated. The display commands are covered into a compressed video data stream. Each display element (5) is checked...
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...
US20090265743 VIDEO ON DEMAND CONTROL METHOD, CLIENT DEVICE AND SWITCHING CONTROL APPARATUS  
The present invention discloses a VOD control method, a client device, and a switching control apparatus, relating to a media playing technology. The method includes: receiving VOD commands from a...
US20100023972 WIDEBAND DIRECT-TO-HOME BROADCASTING SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention relates to one- or two-way Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite communications systems which broadcast high bit rate wideband television and multimedia content to user terminals...
US20070107024 ATOMIC CHANNEL CHANGES IN A SWITCHED DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEM  
Atomic channel change in a switched digital video (SDV) system. A set-top box (STB) sends join and leave message commands to a SDV device when requesting a channel change. If one of the IGMP...
US20060064730 Configurable entertainment network  
A method for configuring an entertainment network begins by polling, by a master component of the entertainment network, slave components via a communication channel to identify active slave...
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...
US20100138883 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CORRECTING CORRUPTED DIGITAL VIDEO TRANSPORT STREAMS  
A digital video system, method, and computer program product for correcting corrupted digital video transport streams is described. The digital video system may include a digital cable, digital...
US20120311648 Automatic migration of data via a distributed computer network  
A method and apparatus for the automatic migration of data via a distributed computer network allows a customer to select content files that are to be transferred to a group of edge servers....
US20070011710 Interactive news gathering and media production control system  
A media production control system with built-in newsgathering and fact-checking tools, able to receive news feeds in multiple formats from many sources, and featuring geographic portability and...
US20050125832 Method and apparatus for cost effective central transcoding of video streams in a video on demand system  
A communications system (10) for processing video signals in a video-on-demand service employs centralized transcoding in a way that a relatively small amount of transcoding equipment (15) is...
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...
US20150245082 Method and System of Managing and Allocating Communication Related Resources  
A system and method for managing communication. The system and method applying to but not limited to settop boxes (STBs) and other devices used to interface services. The management including any...
US20050289619 Methods and system for resource allocation in an on-demand server  
A resource allocation method and system configured to establish a streaming session in conjunction with a streaming controller so as to allow a BMCS to intelligently establish, set up and teardown...
US20140013367 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE LIVE VIDEO BROADCASTS VIA A PUBLIC DATA NETWORK ON A SINGLE VIEWING CHANNEL  
A system and method for managing multiple live video broadcasts via a public data network on a single viewing channel is disclosed. An example embodiment includes receiving requests from a...
US20070143804 System, method and apparatus for distributing Video-On-Demand (VOD)  
A system (20), method (60) and apparatus (28) for distributing Video-On-Demand (VOD) content to one or more client devices (28). The system (20) has a more distributed network architecture...
US20050144640 Method and system for recording scheduled programs with an optional backup copy stored in a centrally located storage server farm  
Improved techniques to record one or more scheduled programs for later viewing are disclosed. Without compromising the quality of a broadcast program being currently delivered in a required...
US20070174883 Token Bandwidth Portioning  
Embodiments of token bandwidth portioning techniques are described herein. Tokens may be designated to streams of content allocated to a viewing system by a contact provider. The viewing system,...
US20170055007 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING SEGMENT DELIVERY AND BANDWIDTH RESPONSIVE TO ENCODING COMPLEXITY METRICS  
A complexity-driven adaptive quality scheme for managing segment delivery and bandwidth allocation in an ABR network. Upon determining an average video complexity or ECM value for media content...
US20110088069 NETWORK DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, STREAM SWITCHING METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
There is provided a network device including a stream analysis section for detecting a latest time point of distribution of the reference compressed video data after analyzing each of the multiple...
US20070204313 Token Locking to Schedule Content Consumption  
Embodiments of token locking to schedule content consumption are described herein. Tokens are designated to portion bandwidth allocated to a group of client devices by a content provider to stream...
US20060020984 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for improving video-on-demand content delivery in regional networks  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed for improving video-on-demand (VOD) content delivery in regional networks. A VOD server is coupled to a global VOD network. The...
US20050105533 Video stream server switching  
A method is provided for switching video stream servers in a video streaming system adapted to transmit video over the Internet comprising, creating and initializing a plurality of supporting...
US20050010957 Method and a system for communicating bandwidth information of a digital broadcast network  
In an embodiment of the invention the Network Operator (NO) manages the available bandwidth of the digital broadcast network in time-dependent manner. The NO announces the available bandwidth to...
US20110154409 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO PROVIDE VIDEO ON DEMAND (VoD) SERVICE USING CONTENTS HAVING MULTIPLE BITRATES  
Provided is a method and system of providing a Video on Demand (VoD) service using contents of multiple bitrates that may provide a content encoded at a different bitrate according to a bandwidth...
US20070061854 Apparatus, system and method for the transmission of a dynamic bandwidth signal across a catv network  
A system and method for the transmission of a dynamic bandwidth dynamic content signal across a transmission-tiered communications network is disclosed. The network enables simultaneously the...
US20060168632 Video reception device, video transmission device, and video transmission system  
A video transmission system that achieves uninterrupted video transmission, even when there are large bit rate fluctuation due to receiving terminal movement and so forth, in a network such as a...
US20080288991 System and method for reducing network bandwidth for distributing video programming  
A system and method for enabling television watchers to “channel surf” faster and reduce the amount of bandwidth used over a network to communicate television channels to end-users. Electronic...
US20060020983 Data transfer using existing communication systems  
Data transfer system of the present invention examines existing communication methods for unused bandwidth. Data signals are inserted into communication signal when unused bandwidth is found. The...
US20050283811 Process for distributing video sequences, decoder and system for carrying out this process  
A process for distributing video sequences including broadcasting a main digital stream and complementary information necessary for displaying a video sequence, and reconstructing the displayable...
US20050034153 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERY OF BROADBAND CONTENT WITH INTEGRATED INTERACTIVE ELEMENTS  
A system for efficiently downloading a page of broadband content includes a mass storage device, a bandwidth measurement device, a download manager, and a presentation manager. The bandwidth...
US20120124629 Managing Bandwidth in an IPTV Environment  
Bandwidth in an IPTV environment is managed by determining when the available bandwidth may be exceeded if a new video stream is added, and, prior to exceeding the available bandwidth, choosing a...
US20130133008 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VIRTUAL BROADCASTING  
An apparatus and method provide virtual broadcasting. A method of server operation for virtual broadcasting includes receiving a request for creation of a virtual broadcasting channel meeting a...
US20150143439 PROVIDING INCREASED BANDWIDTH FOR TRANSMISSION OF AUDIO VIDEO CONTENT AND SUPPLEMENTAL CONTENT ASSOCIATED THEREWITH  
A device includes at least one computer readable storage medium bearing instructions, and at least one processor configured for accessing the computer readable storage medium to execute the...
US20110154415 MULTICASTING VIDEO ON DEMAND (VOD) SERVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD USING CHANNEL MERGING  
Provided is a multicasting Video on Demand (VOD) service system and method using channel merging. The multicasting VOD service system using channel merging may include: a video server to transmit...
US20060085827 Entertainment content preprocessing  
A method of preprocessing video entertainment content consistent with certain embodiments involves encoding the video entertainment content using a digital video encoding process to produce...
US20170085931 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CONTENT THEREOF  
An electronic apparatus and a content providing method thereof are provided. The content providing method of an electronic apparatus includes receiving schedule information from an external...
US20050083440 Broadcasting service providing system using the point to multi-point connection in ATM network and method therof  
A broadcasting service providing system has an asynchronous transfer mode switch connected to a broadcasting server through a permanent virtual circuit so as to support a point-to-multipoint...
US20130232531 VIDEO AND/OR AUDIO DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM  
A system and a method for the transmission of digital data which is representative of video and audio content of the type which can be used for television programming. The system allows when to...
US20160119673 System and Method for Transmitting, Receiving, and Displaying High Resolution Images  
A system for displaying high resolution images on a high resolution display system includes a network server, a first electronic device, and a high resolution display. The network server includes...
US20050278762 System and method for capacity allocation in HFC CATV networks  
A system and method for allocating capacity in a hybrid cable television network transmits different channels on the same radio frequency sub-carrier of different carriers. This allows a part of...

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