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VIDEO PLAYING APPARATUS, CONTROL APPARATUS, VIDEO PLAYING SYSTEM AND
A video playing apparatus, a control apparatus, a video playing system and a control method are provided. The video playing apparatus comprising a storage unit...
METHODS AND APPARATUS TO ASSIGN VIEWERS TO MEDIA METER DATA
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to assign viewers to media meter data. An example method includes calculating, with a...
SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MEDIA CONTENT
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a device having a controller to create metadata corresponding to an...
PROVIDING A PERSONALIZED ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK
Methods, apparatus, computer program products, and systems for providing a personalized entertainment network are provided. An example method comprises (a)...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR GENERATING AND DETECTING A FINGERPRINT FUNCTIONING
AS A TRIGGER MARKER IN A MULTIMEDIA SIGNAL
A device is configured to perform a method that detects a trigger marker for an action corresponding to a segment of a multimedia signal. A fingerprint is...
Methods and Systems for Stream Management for a Digital Video Recording
An exemplary method includes a stream management system that detects a request for any device included in a media processing system to receive a media stream...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR APPLYING PARENTAL CONTROL LIMITS FROM CONTENT
PROVIDERS TO MEDIA CONTENT
System and Method of filtering and modifying access to media content based on parental control limits are provided. The method for filtering media content...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING VIDEO PLAYBACK INTERFACE
Disclosed are a method and device for adjusting video playback interface, which are applicable to a smart television. The method comprises: acquiring a target...
REMOTE VIEWING OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT
A method and system for remote viewing of multimedia content using a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) is configured to duplicate multimedia...
GATEWAY APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR USE IN A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
Apparatus and methods for premises gateway functions that integrate or unify functions typically distributed across multiple devices within a content-based...
Systems and Methods for Providing Fast Video Channel Switching
A video decoding device receives video images encoded as video signal data for a selected one of multiple channels, for example provided by a cable TV or...
VIDEO IMAGE RECEIVING APPARATUS AND VIDEO IMAGE RECEIVING METHOD
A video image receiving apparatus includes a controller which outputs to a video image of a selection service for allowing selection of one service from a...
CONTENT RECOGNITION AND SYNCHRONIZATION USING LOCAL CACHING
Supplemental network services are synchronized with a program using the program's audio signal. A synchronization method employs local caching of portions of a...
Synchronization of Processing Media Streams by One or More Media
Methods, media processing devices and cache nodes for enabling instant synchronization of processing of data units of a primary media stream and of one or more...
System And Method For Insertion Of A Program Clock Reference During
Packetization Of An Encoded Data Stream
There is provided a method for clock reference insertion during packetization of an encoded data stream, wherein said packetization is performed before...
Set Top/Back Box, System and Method for Providing a Remote Control Device
A set top/back box and system and method for providing a remote control device are disclosed. In one embodiment, one or more wireless transceivers are located...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING MEDIA PROGRAMS
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a controller to collect data indicative of temporal actions initiated...
Method And Apparatus For On Demand Video and Other Content Rental
A video on demand system in the context of the Internet, for video rentals. A user accesses an on-line store to rent a video program or movie. The rental is...
ATTRIBUTION OF HOUSEHOLD VIEWERSHIP INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS
A system and method for the assignment of person-level viewership. The system receives viewership information describing the viewing of video content at a...
Permissions Management for Watermarked Data in a Broadcast Environment
Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media for a watermark client executing on a media receiver device to manage access to...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK BANDWIDTH CONSERVATION
Methods and apparatus for conserving bandwidth within a network based on two or more different service levels. In an exemplary embodiment, programming that is...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING MEDIA DATA
Disclosed is a method and device for transmitting media data in a digital broadcasting system for allocating media data to a superframe, and transmitting a...
INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM
An information processing apparatus for reproducing second content in synchronization with reproduction of first content by a second information processing...
VIDEO ADVERTISING INSERTION USING MULTIPLE PROCESSES
A system for video advertising insertion is presented. In one example, the system includes a transport stream interface to receive multiple video program...
REPEATING DEVICE, INTERLOCKING SYSTEM, DISTRIBUTION DEVICE, PROCESSING
METHOD OF REPEATING DEVICE, AND A PROGRAM
A repeating device is made up of a viewing state determining unit that determines a viewing state of a program in a receiving device, an acquiring unit that...
DISPLAY PROCESSING DEVICE, DISTRIBUTION DEVICE, AND METADATA
To realize a display processing device which is able to easily specify an acquisition destination of a partial video which the viewer desires to display in a...
DRAWING OPERATION REPLAY IN MEMORY
Embodiments are directed to drawing operation replay in memory for video format conversion. A method includes intercepting an operating system graphics call by...
APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOTE STORAGE OF MEDIA CONTENT EVENTS
Techniques for facilitating recording of media content events by media devices on remote storage devices are described. Some embodiments provide a remote...
MULTIPLE COLOR CHANNEL MULTIPLE REGRESSION PREDICTOR
Inter-color image prediction is based on multi-channel multiple regression (MMR) models. Image prediction is applied to the efficient coding of images and...
Indexed Color Values In Image Coding
Coding circuitry may implement an indexed set of color values that stores color values for a neighbor pixel group. The coding circuitry may obtain a current...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENTROPY-CODING/ENTROPY-DECODING VIDEO DATA USING
DIFFERENT BINARIZATION METHODS
Provided are a method and apparatus for entropy-encoding/entropy-decoding video data. The method of entropy-encoding video data includes binarizing ...
Method of Block-Based Adaptive Loop Filtering
A method of adaptive loop filtering for reconstructed video to improve the performance is disclosed. In one embodiment, a loop filter is selected from one or...
METHOD OF EXTRACTING ERROR FOR PEAK SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO (PSNR)
COMPUTATION IN AN ADAPTIVE SCALABLE TEXTURE...
A method of extracting error for peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) computation in an adaptive scalable texture compression (ASTC) encoder. The method includes...
Method of Segmental Prediction for Depth and Texture Data in 3D and
Multi-view Coding Systems
A method and apparatus for processing a prediction block and using the modified prediction block for predictive coding of a current block are disclosed....
IMAGE INTRA-PREDICTION MODE ESTIMATION DEVICE, IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE,
IMAGE DECODING DEVICE, AND ENCODED IMAGE...
A coding device and a decoding device are configured to include an estimated prediction mode deciding section (122a) including: a reference block selecting...
Method and Apparatus for Intra Mode Coding in HEVC
A method is performed by a CODEC (coder/decoder) for Intra prediction mode processing based on multiple MPMs (most probable modes) in video coding. The method...
Intra-Picture Prediction Processor with Progressive Block Size
An intra-picture prediction processor includes a first block size calculation kernel to produce a first intra-picture prediction angle for a first block size....
Intra-Picture Prediction Processor with Dual Stage Computations
An intra-picture prediction processor includes a first stage processing block to process incoming video data to identify intermediate intra-picture prediction...
METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTRA PICTURE BLOCK COPY IN VIDEO COMPRESSION
Implementations of techniques of intra picture block copy in video compression are described. In one example implementation, a method may include: identifying...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ENCODING/DECODING MULTI-LAYER VIDEO SIGNAL
A method for decoding a multi-layer video signal, according to the present invention, determines whether a corresponding picture in a lower layer is used as an...
MOVING PICTURE CODING DEVICE, MOVING PICTURE CODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE
CODING PROGRAM, TRANSMITTING DEVICE,...
A motion vector predictor candidate constructing unit performs prediction based on a motion vector of one of coded blocks neighboring a coding target block in...
PREDICTIVE MOTION VECTOR CODING
Overlapped block disparity estimation and compensation is described. Compensating for images with overlapped block disparity compensation (OBDC) involves...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO ENCODING/DECODING USING IMPROVED MERGE
A video decoding method includes: extracting a merge flag and a merge index from a bitstream; when the merge flag indicates a merge mode, checking for whether...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECODING A MOTION VECTOR BY SELECTING A
SET OF PREDICTED CANDIDATE MOTION...
A video encoding apparatus using an inter-prediction includes: a video encoder to determine a current motion vector of a current block, predict the current...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING MULTILAYER VIDEO, AND METHOD AND
APPARATUS FOR DECODING MULTILAYER VIDEO
Provided is a multilayer video decoding method including acquiring reset information indicating whether to reset a picture order count (POC) of a current...
VIDEO ENCODING OPTIMIZATION OF EXTENDED SPACES INCLUDING LAST STAGE
A video coding system may include an encoder performs motion-compensated prediction on a video signal in a second format converted from an input format of the...
METHOD FOR ENCODING AND DECODING IMAGES, DEVICE FOR ENCODING AND DECODING
IMAGES, AND CORRESPONDING COMPUTER...
A method and apparatus are provided for encoding at least one image divided into blocks. The method includes, for a current block to be encoded, acts of:...
INTRA PREDICTION DEVICE AND INTRA PREDICTION METHOD
An intra prediction unit is a device for performing intra predictions compliant with a specified picture coding standard, and comprises n prediction processing...
ENCODING INFORMATION IN A GRAPHICAL ELEMENT OF AN IMAGE
In an example, a processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions that when executed by a processor cause the processor to receive an image, a...
IMAGE ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND IMAGE DECODING METHOD AND
An image encoding method and apparatus and an image decoding method and apparatus are provided. The image encoding method and image decoding method may enhance...