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9043817 System and method of measurement data and back-up channel services  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a set top box (STB) comprising a controller programmed to receive measurement data stored in a first...
9043847 Playback apparatus, playback method and program  
A playback apparatus to play back content data including sound data includes an instruction operating portion to detect an instruction operation that instructs execution of prescribed processing,...
9038108 Method and system for providing end user community functionality for publication and delivery of digital media content  
An approach provides management of digital assets. A digital asset is transmitted to one of a plurality of devices configured to support instant communications. The digital asset can be shared...
9032451 Method and system for using a second screen device for interacting with a set top box to enhance a user experience  
A system and method for displaying data related to a content displayed through a set top box includes a second screen device generating a content information request signal requesting data...
9032450 Adaptive audio/video streams proxy  
A method is provided comprising: receiving a constant bit rate video stream representing a single video from a video source via a managed broadband connection; converting the constant bit rate...
9015774 Intelligent device system and method for distribution of digital signals on a wideband signal distribution system  
A plurality of intelligent device systems for use with a wideband signal distribution network, and methods for transmitting digital information and receiving digital and non-digital information...
9015757 Merged program guide  
A merged program guide which includes program metadata from a plurality of different media controllers. A first media controller receives program metadata that identifies a first plurality of...
9014536 Content data transmission system and content data transmission method  
[Problem] In a system for transmitting content data from a content reproducing apparatus to a content output apparatus, no complicated signal processing is required, setting change operations can...
9015776 Entertainment systems utilizing field replaceable storage units  
Vehicular entertainment systems where devices in the systems can each utilize a common type of storage units are presented. A vehicular entertainment system can include a media server head unit in...
9009213 Distributing pre-rendering processing tasks  
A computer-implemented method for distributing pre-rendering processing tasks includes: mapping data processing tasks in a real-time visualization to a visualization processing model, the...
9009593 Apparatus and method for providing set top box assistance  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to monitor for a tutorial request from a set top box coupled to a monitor...
9009763 Content management in a cloud-enabled network-based digital video recorder  
This disclosure describes systems and methods related to content management in a cloud-enabled network-based digital video recorder. In some embodiments, a request to view a listing of content...
9003456 Presentation of still image data on display devices using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of presenting still image data on multiple display devices using a wireless home entertainment hub comprises obtaining a registration of a plurality of devices with the wireless home...
9001838 Centralized broadband gateway for a wireless communication system  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a centralized broadband gateway for a wireless communication system, including: a router/gateway module...
8997149 Context-sensitive interactive television ticker  
An in-context interactive television ticker is provided. The ticker is rendered on a display screen that also shows a television program, and presents ticker content that is in-context with...
8990865 Calibration of a home entertainment system using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of calibrating a home entertainment system containing a wireless home entertainment hub using a calibration device comprises obtaining a registration from at least one sink device in the...
8988495 Image display apparatus, method for controlling the image display apparatus, and image display system  
A method for controlling an image display apparatus includes determining a type of a video signal included in an input signal, determining whether three-dimensional (3D) format information is...
8984057 Methods and apparatuses for synchronizing and managing content over multiple devices  
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an active device configured to utilize content; identify the content and a current location of the content; detect an idle device configured...
8984565 Intelligent device system and method for distribution of digital signals on a wideband signal distribution system  
A plurality of intelligent device systems for use with a wideband signal distribution network, and methods for transmitting digital information and receiving digital and non-digital information...
8982285 Tune-in button  
A system and a method are disclosed for selecting a television function on a channel control system through a mobile device. A request to select the television function is received. The request...
8984568 Enhanced experience from standard program content  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for enhancing the viewing experience of video content by analyzing the content to determine where enhanced sensory experience events may be appropriate, by...
8978071 Multi-purpose display device having a channel scan interface and method for controlling the same  
A multi-functional display device having a channel scan interface and a method of controlling the same are disclosed herein. The method may include registering a first individual at the...
8978070 Content output system, information display apparatus, content output apparatus, and content information display method  
A content output system includes a content output apparatus; and an information display apparatus, the content output apparatus and the information display apparatus being capable of communicating...
8972544 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...
8973064 Parallel television based media recording  
A control device that interacts with a television system. The control device may receive a user input identifying a video selection. At least one module of the control device may display video...
8966547 Seamless service information providing scheme  
An apparatus and a method of providing seamless service to a plurality of devices. The apparatus includes a device pairing unit configured to perform pairing of a first device to a second device...
8966042 Differentiating bookmarks in content access lists shared among multiple content player devices  
A content player accesses content via a content access list shared by a network of players. The content is stored by one or more of the players. One or more of the players may be thin clients that...
8966545 Connecting a legacy device into a home entertainment system using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of connecting a legacy device in a home entertainment system containing a wireless home entertainment hub utilizing a home theatre network interface box includes obtaining a registration...
8966550 Home communication systems  
Systems and methods are disclosed of a network including a primary device, a plurality of remote devices, and a shared peripheral device. The network allows the remote devices to operate the...
8966546 Method and apparatus for reproducing content through integrated channel management  
Provided are a method and apparatus for reproducing at least one piece of content received via at least one interface. The method includes classifying the at least one piece of content...
8966548 Alternative media presentation device recommendation  
A first user device receives, from a service provider network, digital media content and presents the digital media content to a user. The first user device receives, from the service provider...
8959556 Methods and apparatus for determining the operating state of audio-video devices  
Methods and apparatus for identifying the operating state of an audio-video (AV) device are described. Example methods and apparatus include monitoring messages transmitted via a data bus in a...
8955028 System for interfacing external data to IPTV and method of the same  
A system for interfacing external data to IPTV and a method of the same are provided, which register unique numbers of mobile phones, other data communication devices and IPTVs in conjunction with...
8955019 Network system, server apparatus, terminal apparatus, display method of content guide, program for server apparatus, program for terminal apparatus  
A network system in which a terminal apparatus, a recording apparatus, and a server apparatus are connectable via a network is disclosed. The server apparatus includes a service processing unit...
8955020 Transcoding and data rights management in a mobile video network with STB as a hub  
A home entertainment system that employs DRM (Data Rights Management) data protected multimedia programs and rights management component (RMC), with corresponding hardware and software systems...
8949920 System and method for storage device emulation in a multimedia processing system  
A device and method for storage device emulation in a multimedia processing system are provided. The device includes a processing module to process multimedia data, a first mass storage device...
8949910 Apparatus and method for media content presentation  
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, accessing, by a system comprising at least one processor, a content display configuration corresponding to...
8935733 Data presentation using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method for presenting data through a wireless home entertainment hub in a home entertainment system includes obtaining a registration for one or more source devices and for one or more sink...
8923749 Device registration using a wireless home entertainment hub  
A method of registering a device with a wireless home entertainment hub in a home entertainment system includes broadcasting by a wireless home entertainment hub a request for a reply from at...
8925020 Transmission system, reproduction device, transmission method, and program  
There is provided a transmission system where reproduction devices and display devices may communicate content through a network, includes: a display device storage unit which stores...
8918829 Communication system and transmitting-receiving device  
Disclosed is a communication system that includes a source device outputting video contents, a sink device inputting the video contents, and a control transmission line and a video transmission...
8910231 System and method for configuring media services  
A system and method for configuring media services is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a portal having a controller element to...
8910212 Multiple device storefront for video provisioning system  
A system may process metadata associated with video assets; generate, based on the metadata, a first listing of the video assets, where the first listing is compatible with a first type of user...
8904450 Individual internet video link channel  
A system and method for establishing and provisioning a new Internet Video Link (IVL) category under user control and utilizing user requests for locating and including preferred video content....
8904449 Remote control unit for activating and deactivating means for payment and for displaying payment status  
The invention relates to a remote control unit for intelligent digital audiovisual reproduction systems, comprising storage means, payment means, a sound control circuit, display means and a metal...
8898708 Media distribution server that presents interactive media to digital devices  
A media distribution server presenting interactive media on digital devices, such as mobile devices, PCs, TVs, ebook readers, electronic tablets, etc. and receiving user response interactively....
8898709 Apparatus for displaying electrical device usage information on a television receiver  
Provided herein are techniques for displaying power usage information on a television receiver. A television receiver receives power usage information regarding electrical devices and outputs the...
8898710 Wireless transmission system, relay device, wireless sink device, and wireless source device  
A wireless transmission system is provided that can minimize the control command transmission amount by operating a plurality of sink devices in conjunction with each other with respect to each...
8898727 Transmission device and reception device  
[Object] To enable an external device to recognize, in the case of including a communication unit configured to execute communication via a communication path made up of a pair of differential...
8893213 Content synchronization techniques  
Techniques are disclosed that involve copying recorded content from a host device (e.g., a PVR) to a portable device. A storage medium within the portable device may include a portion that is...