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US20130067523 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING BANDWIDTH  
A bandwidth management system, receiver, and method of managing bandwidth in a content delivery system are described. In one embodiment, the method includes: identifying two or more content items...
US20110302617 ON-DEMAND SESSION INITIATION AND MANAGEMENT  
Methods and systems to provide and manage on-demand sessions are described herein. A request is received from a client to start an on-demand session. It is determined if there are sufficient...
US20150082362 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR BUSINESS-BASED NETWORK RESOURCE ALLOCATION  
Methods and apparatus for optimizing the distribution and delivery of content within a content-based network based on e.g., business or revenue considerations. In one embodiment, the network...
US20150095958 System for the Delivery and Dynamic Presentation of Large Media Assets over Bandwidth Constrained Networks  
Media content, based on a predetermined set of constraints, from a content provider is delivered to a local cache of a user device before viewing the media. A client asset manager process resides...
US20130097647 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR BANDWIDTH RECOVERY IN A NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus for recovery and/or utilization of bandwidth within a network. In one embodiment, the network comprises a switched architecture (e.g., broadcast switched) content-delivery...
US20150100995 System for Collaborative Conferencing Using Streaming Interactive Video  
An apparatus comprising a server that generates a stream of streaming interactive video and/or audio. Means for multicasting the stream to a plurality of client devices accommodating different...
US20110119703 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING SDV UNICAST PROGRAMMING WITH TARGETED ADVERTISING ON A BANDWIDTH-AVAILABLE BASIS  
A switched digital video (SDV) system includes an SDV manager for coordinating a SDV session requested by a subscriber terminal. The system also includes a plurality of edge devices for receiving...
US20150245108 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING DELIVERY OF CONTENT IN A NETWORK WITH LIMITED BANDWIDTH USING PRE-CACHING  
Apparatus and methods for managing provision of content to devices in a content delivery network. In one exemplary embodiment, content with a high probability of viewership is sent to consumer...
US20130254815 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING DELIVERY OF CONTENT IN A NETWORK WITH LIMITED BANDWIDTH USING PRE-CACHING  
Apparatus and methods for managing provision of content to devices in a content delivery network. In one exemplary embodiment, content with a high probability of viewership is sent to consumer...
US20140351872 DECENTRALIZED MEDIA DELIVERY NETWORK  
A decentralized approach to delivering a media file to a requesting subscriber in a network of subscribers comprises the steps of segmenting the media file into a plurality of segments and...
US20070214483 Tool for predicting capacity demands on an electronic system  
Method of predicting capacity demands on a desired device used to support services for a number of subscribers within a market area having a number of devices. The method includes predicting the...
US20070130597 Network based instant replay and time shifted playback  
A circular buffer in a video delivery server tracks a second copy of a live video stream to provide instant replay capability. When an end-user initiates the instant replay function, the circular...
US20110197240 DETECTING DISTRIBUTION OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
A system and method is disclosed for detecting distribution of multimedia content. The volume level of data traffic is monitored for a plurality of users to select any users with high-bandwidth...
US20100313227 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PARTIAL PUSH VIDEO ON DEMAND  
A system and method of delivering video content over a network in communication with a subscriber having an associated electronic device is disclosed. A plurality of staggered streams of video...
US20120317604 RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR VIDEO ON DEMAND  
A video on demand system has a video server (200) for outputting video streams requested by users, via a core network (620) and access networks (630, 640, 650). A resource manager (600) determines...
US20140359684 CLIENT TERMINAL AND OPERATION METHOD OF CLIENT TERMINAL, TRANSMISSION SERVER AND OPERATION METHOD OF TRANSMISSION SERVER, AND PROGRAM  
The present invention relates to a client terminal and an operation method of a client terminal, a transmission server and an operation method of a transmission server, and a program, whereby...
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...
US20100186025 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING THE DISTRIBUTION OF ON-DEMAND MEDIA  
Systems and methods for managing the distribution of on-demand media in an interactive television application are provided. An interactive television application may receive a request for...
US20050155073 Device for secure transmission recording and visualisation of audiovisual programmes  
A method of distributing video sequences according to a nominal flow format including a succession of frames each including at least one I block corresponding to a complete digital I image and at...
US20050251838 System for scalable transmission of content in a data network  
System for scalable transmission of content in a data network. A method is provided for transmitting a plurality of content clips. The method includes determining QoS factors for the content...
US20150201226 VARIABLE BIT VIDEO STREAMS FOR ADAPTIVE STREAMING  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adapting playback bit rate in a content delivery system based on scene complexity of the video content as well as network...
US20080148324 Admitting a Data File Into a Channel  
In a method for admitting a new data file into a channel, a request for admission of the new data file into the channel is received. It is determined as to whether at least a minimum number of...
US20090125413 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT DISTRIBUTION  
A system for and method of electronic content distribution is disclosed. Such content may be electronic book content, newspaper content, magazine content, and other types of content. The system...
US20090199250 Methods and System for Data Transfer Over Hybrid Fiber Cable Infrastructure  
The invention is directed to a method comprising intercepting a download request, originally directed to an original destination, for content; processing the download request; searching for the...
US20090041015 METHOD FOR ALLOCATING DATA PACKET TRANSMISSION AMONG MULTIPLE LINKS OF A NETWORK, AND NETWORK DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD  
A method for intelligently distributing packets of a data stream to multiple links of a network for simultaneous transmission via the multiple links, and for periodically re-allocating the...
US20070107027 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCHEDULING ONLINE CONTENT DELIVERY  
A method and system to schedule delivery of items of content selectively to online users are described. Expected values relating to each user being online is determined during a given time period....
US20060218605 Transmission apparatus  
A transmission apparatus which alleviates, compared to conventional apparatuses, a processing burden such as transmission position management for terminals, which is required for video data...
US20050198682 Methods, systems, and products for a metering application  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for enforcing a rate limit for data traffic. One method identifies a unidirectional stream of data packets flowing though a server to a downstream end...
US20050144645 Methods, systems and apparatus for providing video transmissions over multiple media  
Various embodiments of the invention provide novel apparatus, methods and systems for providing relatively high-speed bandwidth to enable, inter alia, video transmission services over media...
US20130212632 PREDICTIVE FRAME DROPPING TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF SERVICE IN STREAMING DATA  
Methods and apparatus for optimizing quality of streaming data transmitted between a first node and a second node over a network, the streaming data including one or more frame groups is...
US20150172762 CONTENT TRANSMISSION DEVICE, CONTENT PLAYBACK DEVICE, CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEM, CONTROL METHOD FOR CONTENT TRANSMISSION DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR CONTENT PLAYBACK DEVICE, DATA STRUCTURE, CONTROL PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
A server (1) transmitting content of an MPEG-DASH standard to a client (2), includes a throughput measurement section (23) that measures a throughput of the server (1), an event information...
US20100325656 Speculative video on demand  
A method of transmitting a Video-on-Demand (VOD) program involves at a service provider head-end, separating VOD program data into first and second parts; transmitting the first part over a...
US20170155938 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH IN A HOUSEHOLD  
Systems and methods for managing available bandwidth in a household are provided. A request to access a first media asset is received. A determination is made as to whether a bandwidth currently...
US20170118496 OPTIMIZED NEAR-SIMULTANEOUS DISTRIBUTION OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT  
The “swarming” behavior of multimedia content distribution network subscribers—numerous, near-simultaneous requests for the same content by different users—is predicted, based on analysis of past...
US20170055012 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. Segments for downloading to a requesting ABR client may be selected based on...
US20160295298 CONGESTION MITIGATION METHOD AND APPARATUS CONSIDERING OPTIMIZATION OF USER SATISFACTION OF VIDEO TRAFFIC IN MOBILE NETWORK  
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for providing a congestion mitigation method in a mobile communication network. A communication method of Packet data network-Gateway...
US20160261900 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RENDERING OPTIMAL ROUTING IN VIDEO-ON-DEMAND NETWORKS  
Methods and systems for determining optimal routing in Video-on-demand (VOD) networks include receiving, at least one VOD title from one or more systems. One or more attributes associated with the...
US20160255378 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT DELIVERY NOTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT  
Apparatus and methods for handling situations where requested services require more network capacity than presently available, and notifying network users of an delay in providing such services....
US20160241889 VIDEO CHANNEL ALLOCATION MANAGEMENT METHOD AND RELATED DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a video channel allocation management method and related device, and a communication system. The video channel management method includes: receiving a...
US20160198199 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING STREAMING OF VIDEO CONTENT  
A method for controlling streaming of video content delivered over a communications network. The method comprises setting a transfer threshold of at least one buffer involved in delivery of the...
US20160057460 PROGRAM DISTRIBUTION SERVICE  
A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide for receiving data that indicates programs available to users, wherein the programs include linear television programs,...
US20150382030 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PREDICTIVE DELIVERY OF CONTENT OVER A NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus for optimizing bandwidth utilization in a cable network. In one embodiment, the method comprises predicting which content will be requested by a set of users based upon the...
US20150350699 TRUNK MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to the video surveillance field, and discloses a trunk management method and apparatus for video surveillance systems. In the present invention, the connection...
US20150195588 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING MEDIA DATA IN MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM  
A method for transmitting media data in a multimedia system is provided. The method includes determining a transport packet header format and a transmission structure that are to be generated...
US20150089558 CONTENT DATA RECORDING DEVICE, CONTENT DATA RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND CONTENT DELIVERING SYSTEM  
A content data recording device of the present invention includes: a first obtaining section which obtains content data used to reproduce a content by streaming and which switches, depending on a...

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