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2012/0072975 Circumstantial Authentication
An authentication system is provided. The authentication system comprises a first component configured to obtain information specific to an individual, a second...
2012/0072974 STREAMING CONTENT IN GUEST MODE
The present application relates to systems, apparatus and methods for transmitting image data from a content source to an image display in a dual mode system...
2012/0072973 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTHENTICATION IN PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK AND PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK
The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for authentication in a Passive Optical Network (PON), and a PON. The method...
2012/0072972 SECONDARY CREDENTIALS FOR BATCH SYSTEM
A batch job system may create a second set of credentials for a user and associate the second set of credentials with the user in an authentication server. The...
2012/0072971 DATA SHARING SYSTEM, SHARED DATA MANAGEMENT APARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD OF SHARED DATA MANAGEMENT APPARATUS
The traffic amount of the radio communication is reduced and the load applied to the management side of the system is reduced, thereby making the data shared...
2012/0072970 CHAINING INFORMATION CARD SELECTORS
A machine includes card stores to store information cards. For each card store, one or more card selectors can be provided. When performing a transaction...
2012/0072969 DETERMINING A SENSITIVITY LABEL OF DOCUMENT INFORMATION IN REAL TIME
A sensitivity label for document information in a document may be determined in real time, according to one embodiment, by flexibly and dynamically determining...
2012/0072968 ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS OF SOFTWARE SECURITY FLAWS IN VIRTUAL MACHINES
Security analysis and vulnerability testing results are "packaged" or "bound to" the actual software it describes. By linking the results to the software...
2012/0072967 IMS SERVICE PROXY IN HiGA
The present invention relates to a communication system (SYS), a gateway apparatus (HiGA) and a method for allowing services of a first type provided by a...
2012/0072966 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECORDING AND TIME-SHIFTING PROGRAMMING IN A TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WITH LIMITED...
Various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter provide methods and systems to record broadcast programming for at least one television channel for a period...
2012/0072965 RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD, TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND BROADCASTING...
Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus for receiving AV content, including: a receiver configured to trigger information for controlling processing...
2012/0072964 STB Messaging System
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a video terminal device having a processor adapted to submit a query to...
2012/0072963 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MESSAGE NOTIFICATION AND ACCESS VIA A VIDEO DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
A method includes receiving, via an internet protocol television network, a broadcast signal comprising video content at a device. The device is associated with...
2012/0072962 Set-Top Box-Based TV Streaming and Redirecting
A method for redirecting video content includes receiving a video signal at the set-top box and decoding the video signal to produce unrendered video data. The...
2012/0072961 PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGEMENT OF A CONTINUOUS BROADCAST SESSION OF A POSTED DIRECT VIDEO STREAM
A process and an associated system for management of a live streaming session posted directly on terminals connected to a communications network, the process...
2012/0072960 Method and system for pause ads
A system and method for placing ads on a client-side video replay system during a pause mode.
2012/0072959 NETWORK-BASED SERVICE TO PROVIDE ON-DEMAND VIDEO SUMMARIES OF TELEVISION PROGRAMS
A network-based device allows customers to receive television programming and to view summaries of the programming. A method of providing the summaries...
2012/0072958 METHOD FOR REDUCING LATENCY IN AN INTERACTIVE INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
A method and apparatus for reducing latency caused by information server processing of subscriber request wherein a plurality of content streams defined by a...
2012/0072957 Providing Dynamic Content with an Electronic Video
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a request from a client computing device for an electronic video, and dynamically...
2012/0072956 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...
2012/0072955 STREAMING SERVER AND MOBILE TERMINAL FOR REDUCING CHANNEL-CHANGING DELAY, AND A METHOD THEREFOR
Provided is a method and apparatus for reducing zapping delay, which may transmit base layer data for each burst in a time-slicing scheme, and output the base...
2012/0072954 PORTABLE MEDIA PROCESSING UNIT IN A MEDIA EXCHANGE NETWORK
A method for communication includes performing by one or more circuits integrated within a single chip in a first communication device, functions that include...
2012/0072953 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REVEALING IMAGES OBSCURED BY A PROGRAM GUIDE IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Methods and devices enable users of electronic devices to temporarily move a program guide to view an underlying image by executing a recognizable touch...
2012/0072952 VIDEO STREAM ZOOM CONTROL BASED UPON DYNAMIC VIDEO MOSAIC ELEMENT SELECTION
The present invention teaches a method of creating and presenting a user interface comprising a Dynamic Mosaic Extended Electronic Programming Guide (DMXEPG)...
2012/0072951 CONFIGURATION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONFIGURING ONE OR MORE DEVICES HAVING HIDDEN CONFIGURATION SETTINGS
A configuration apparatus includes a user interface allowing a user to initiate configuration of at least a target configurable device selected from a plurality...
2012/0072950 System and Method for Independent Media Auditing and Media Serving for Marketing Campaigns Presented Via Media...
An independent auditing and ad service system that may be utilized with a system for presenting marketing campaigns to audiences via a network of players in...
2012/0072949 COMMON PURCHASE PLAN BASED ADVERTISEMENT
A method, system, and computer program product are disclosed for selecting an advertisement for play on a specified device for one or more users. Each of the...
2012/0072948 METHOD, EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEM FOR REDUCING MEDIA DELAY
A method, an equipment and a system for reducing a media delay are disclosed. A media processing unit receives a media switching request sent from a media...
2012/0072947 METHOD FOR PROVIDING MEDIA-CONTENT RELATED INFORMATION, DEVICE, SERVER, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM...
A method for providing media content-related information by using a device capable of accessing a server via a network is provided, the method comprising:...
2012/0072946 CUSTOMIZED BARKER CHANNELS FOR VIEWERS OF A CABLE SYSTEM
A barker management system provides customized barker channels to a viewer, where the barker management system may be integrated into a VOD service. In one...
2012/0072945 TRANSMITTING SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DATA TO WIRELESS HAND HELD DEVICES OVER A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
A method and system for wirelessly providing venue-based data to one or more wireless hand held devices. Venue-based data can be acquired from one or more...
2012/0072944 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING SEAMLESS VIEWING
An approach is provided for presenting content seamlessly. Content is presented by one of a plurality of set-top boxes to a display for viewing by a user,...
2012/0072943 Delivering Advertisements Based on Electronic Coupons Transmitted from a Digital Television System to a Mobile...
A system for delivering advertisements based on a digital television system and a mobile communication device is disclosed. The television system and the mobile...
2012/0072942 BROADCAST-CONTENTS MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR USE IN A BROADCAST-CONTENTS MANAGEMENT APPARATUS
According to one embodiment, a broadcast-contents management apparatus includes a plurality of network interface modules, a plurality of storage modules and a...
2012/0072941 Automatic "Spoiler" Prevention
Control of output of programme content from an apparatus including a receiver for receiving programme content and an output includes storing one or more...
2012/0072940 METHODS, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEMS TO COLLECT AUDIENCE MEASUREMENT DATA
Methods, apparatus, and systems to collect audience measurement data are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes collecting first program identification...
2012/0072939 System and Method for Measuring Audience Reaction to Media Content
A system and method of measuring audience reaction to media content includes obtaining images or other information of each individual of the audience as the...
2012/0072938 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A SERVICE OR CONTENT BASED ON EMOTIONAL INFORMATION
Provided are an apparatus and method for providing a service or content based on emotional information. A service receiving apparatus extracts and analyzes...
2012/0072937 CONTEXT-BASED AUTOMATIC SELECTION OF FACTOR FOR USE IN ESTIMATING CHARACTERISTICS OF VIEWERS VIEWING SAME CONTENT
A method of selecting a factor for estimating characteristics of viewers who view a same content is disclosed. This method includes: storing a multi-layered...
2012/0072936 Automatic Customized Advertisement Generation System
A system for generating a customized advertisement for a user is provided. Multimedia content associated with a current broadcast is received and displayed. The...
2012/0072935 CHANNEL TUNE DWELL TIME LOG PROCESSING
Reporting data related to content processing devices, e.g., television devices, are processed to identify channel tunes and corresponding tune times of the...
2012/0072934 CALL ORDERING SYSTEM USING A PRE-FILLED TRANSACTION RECORD IN A CALL CENTER TRANSACTION FROM A MOBILE PHONE
A call-ordering system and method enables convenient ordering in a call center transaction from a mobile phone. User profiles with identification data and a...
2012/0072933 System for Subscriber-Specific TV and Multimedia Content Distribution Over High Speed Broadcast Mediums
Systems, management and distribution methodologies (including both hardware and software components) for the delivery of subscriber-specific TV and multimedia...
2012/0072932 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AND MANAGING THE DELIVERY OF DIGITAL MEDIA TO DEVICES ON HOME NETWORKS
A system and method for controlling and managing delivery of digital media to devices on a home network is presented. The system comprises an application server...
2012/0072931 SURFACE EMITTING SEMICONDUCTOR LASER, OPTICAL RECORDING HEAD, AND OPTICAL RECORDING APPARATUS
Disclosed is an optical recording head which is provided with a surface emitting laser that emits laser light which is efficiently introduced into a waveguide...
2012/0072930 DEVICE FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION OF OPTICAL DRIVE AND METHOD FOR THE SAME
A device and method for reducing power consumption of an optical drive are proposed. The present invention samples a carrier control signal and then compares...
2012/0072929 OPTICAL DISC PLAYER
An optical disc player includes a main body, a lid, a rotator, and a protective structure. The lid is pivotably connected to the main body. The rotator is...
2012/0072928 SLIM OPTICAL DISK DRIVE
A slim optical disk drive includes a lower housing, a tray, a protection plate, a flexible cable and an isolated part. The tray is supported by two slide rails...
2012/0072927 AGENT-BASED REMOTE FUNCTION EXECUTION
A function call can be received at a remote execution module in a host environment. The call can instruct the remote execution module to remotely execute a...
2012/0072926 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONSTRUCTING A WIDGET ENVIRONMENT
A method and apparatus construct a widget environment. The method converts an application programming interface (API) into an API call in a Web service format...
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