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Operations administration and management service for an optical layer of a
We disclose a network element having one or more OAM components that enable the network element to send and receive in-band service messages without disrupting...
Distributing link cuts between switches in a network
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium may include instructions stored thereon that. When executed by at least one processor, the instructions may be...
System and method for reducing the stimulated Raman scattering crosstalk
in channel monitoring
System, apparatus, and method embodiments are provided for suppressing the stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) crosstalk in multiple wavelength channel signals...
Optical beam routing apparatus and methods
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for routing light beams in telecommunications devices using holographic techniques, in particular by displaying...
Compact multicast switches, MxN switches and MxN splitters
New architectures for multicast switches, and other optical switches and splitters, that have substantially reduced insertion loss, crosstalk and better overall...
Video player with assisted seek
A computer-implemented method provides a user interface for users to navigate through a video content item with various navigation options including the ability...
Communication system, communication device, communication method, and
To securely transmit content through remote access via an external network, such as a WAN, while exceeding restrictions of an RTT and a TTL. A way of handling a...
Smart live streaming event ads playback and resume method
A digital video viewing system including methods for user selection of video advertisement content and time of display of video advertisements during a live...
Advertisement insertion systems, methods, and media
Systems, methods, and media for providing an advertisement in correspondence with a radio broadcast are provided. A radio broadcast receiver receives the radio...
Method and apparatus for viewing instant replay
A system includes a client device configured to detect an initial play request for a portion of a video stream and detect a subsequent play request for the...
Video throttling based on individual client delay
A communication interface is configured to send video frames of a video sequence for delivery to a plurality of clients, wherein the video frames include key...
System and method for controlling home network devices using multicast
enabled remote controls
A system, method, and article of manufacture for controlling home network devices using a multicast enabled remote control. The system includes a plurality of...
Method and system for media adaption
A method includes receiving a media request for a target device. The signaling information may be received from the target device and a media server. At least...
Touch sensing apparatus and method
An apparatus may include a processor and a touch sensing device coupled to the processor. The apparatus may further include a force determining module operative...
Broadcast receiving apparatus for receiving a shared home screen
Disclosed are a broadcast receiving apparatus and a method for operating the same. A broadcast receiving apparatus according to an embodiment of the present...
Virtual reality system including social graph
The disclosure includes a system and method for receiving viewing data that describes a location of a first user's gaze while viewing virtual reality content....
Systems and methods for receiving product data
Systems and methods for receiving product data for products featured in a media asset are described. In some embodiments, the system includes control circuitry...
Methods and apparatus for supporting VOD requests in a system with
hierarchical content stores
Methods and apparatus for supporting video on demand requests in a system supporting hierarchical content stores, e.g., program caches, is described. Requested...
Method and system for prepositioning content and distributing content in a
local distribution system
A system for viewing on-demand content includes a user receiving device and a local head end in communication with the receiving device that communicates...
Method and apparatus for advertisement placement in a user dialog on a
Methods and apparatuses for presenting targeted advertisements to DVR users are described. After a DVR has finished playing a recorded television program, or in...
Secured media distribution system and method
A media distribution system provides controlled distribution of media owned by various parties hosted on a local media access device. The media access device...
Method and system for authorizing a user device
There is described a computer-implemented method for authorizing a user device, comprising: use of a processor for receiving an extracted identifier transmitted...
Seamless streaming and filtering
A method and system for filtering content streamed over HLS and other streaming technologies are disclosed. A Streaming Filtering Solution may generate a...
System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV
applications that blend programming information...
A user interface allows for blending of television program choices from which a viewer may select, the blending representing options for linear and non-linear...
Method for providing second screen information
A method for providing the second screen information is disclosed. The second screen information is used to be displayed on a portable device which includes a...
Methods and apparatus to measure a cross device audience
Methods and apparatus are disclosed to generate a cross device panel by determining that a first panelist associated with a first panel data and a first device...
Methods and systems for forecasting and measurement of media viewership
using a combination of data sets
Future media viewership is forecast based on time ordered analysis of historical viewership information from an individual or combination of a plurality of data...
System and method for providing multiple rating versions in media
Multiple rating versions of content are provided and selectable by a viewer. A user can select one of the rating versions of the content for viewing. The user...
Receiving apparatus, packet-boundary determination method, and computer
There is provided a receiving apparatus including a position detection unit configured to detect a position at which same information as predetermined...
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...
Electronic program guide with digital storage
An interactive television program guide system with digital storage is provided. The program guide gives users the ability to store information associated with...
Display apparatus, control method of display apparatus, and computer
readable recording medium
A control method of a display apparatus is provided. The control method includes: detecting performance information of a communication service by the display...
TV program identification method, apparatus, terminal, server and system
A method for retrieving and playing a TV program uses a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal obtains one or more images of a TV program currently played on a TV...
Information processing apparatus, television receiver, information
processing method, program, and information...
There is provided an information processing apparatus including an operation section which performs remote control of a television receiver, and a content...
Gesture and voice recognition for control of a device
A user interface allows one or more gestures to be devised by a user and mapped or associated with one or more commands or operations of a TV or other device....
System and method for providing a personal broadcasting service using a
mobile communication terminal
A system and method for providing a personal broadcasting service using a mobile communication terminal with a multimedia broadcasting module are provided. A...
Set top box having reset button and light guide
A set top box comprises a front wall; a first printed circuit board on an interior surface of the front wall; an actuation reset switch on the first printed...
Selection of advertisements via viewer feedback
Embodiments related to selecting advertisements for display to targeted viewers are disclosed. In one example embodiment, an advertisement is selected by, for...
Apparatus and method for television
An apparatus for selecting television programs for display on a display device, for example a television, includes a receiver receiving audio/video data...
Methods and systems for adjusting the amount of time required to consume a
media asset based on a current trip...
Methods and systems are described herein for a media guidance application that adjusts the amount of time required to consume a media asset based on a current...
Wireless system with variable training information based on device type
A system and method for wirelessly transmitting audiovisual information. Training information may be stored in a memory. A plurality of packets may be...
Techniques to provide an enhanced video replay
Techniques to provide an enhanced video replay are described. A processor component controls a video interface module, a replay clip editing module, a replay...
Method and system for distribution of media
A system for the distribution of media is disclosed. The system comprises a network center; a delivery system for receiving data from and transmitting data to...
Methods and systems for content control
Methods and system for providing content based on an embedded signal are disclosed. A method can comprise generating a placement signal based on an event,...
Sharing mobile subscriber content in a publically viewable content
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system receiving a request from a mobile device to distribute mobile video content from the mobile...
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...
Method for four-path tree structured vector quantization
Disclosed is a method for four-path tree structured vector quantization, comprising: (a) placing codebook vectors where magnitudes of vectors are arranged in...
Parameterization for fading compensation
Techniques and tools for performing fading compensation in video processing applications are described. For example, during encoding, a video encoder performs...
Coding motion depth maps with depth range variation
This disclosure describes techniques for coding 3D video block units. In one example, a video encoder is configured to determine a first real-world depth range...
Method and device for processing a video sequence
An embodiment of the invention relates to a method for processing the pixel amplitude of at least one block image pixel contained in a video sequence, said...