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Methods and apparatus for using user engagement to provide content
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for communication are provided. A content providing device is operable to use engagement level...
Methods, systems, and media for controlling a presentation of media
Systems, methods, and media for controlling a presentation of media content are provided. In accordance with some embodiments, methods for controlling a...
Recording content multiple times and reserving a copy of the content for
A device may be configured to receive a request to record content. The device may receive copy control information associated with the content that indicates a...
Checking in and checking out content from a media client device
A device may be configured to store content. The device may store a copy count that indicates a quantity of copies of the content that are checked out from the...
Power management for audience measurement meters
Power management methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture for audience measurement meters are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein include...
Information processing device, information recording medium, information
processing method, and program
Provided is an information processing device including: a data processing unit that performs format conversion of converting MPEG-2 TS format data into MP4...
Video management and control in home multimedia network
A system may include a video link and a hybrid link that connects a transmitting device to the receiving device, and at least one intermediate hop between the...
Video display device and method for controlling same
Provided are a video display device and a method of controlling the same. The method includes: obtaining an uncompressed audio-visual (AV) content; playing the...
Timer distribution across multiple client devices
Various arrangements for managing digital video recorder timers are presented. A timer management computer system may receive a timer associated with a user...
Selection of thumbnails for video segments
A method of identifying a representative image of a video stream is provided. Similarity between video frames of a primary video stream relative to video frames...
Intelligent remote control
A multimedia device processes a remote control signal that includes a unique identifier. A profile associated with the identifier is provided to the remote...
Image display apparatus and operation method thereof
An operation method of an image display apparatus is discussed, which includes displaying a first dashboard including a live broadcast video and content...
Technique for delivering network personal video recorder service and
broadcast programming service over...
A resident application and a second application are provided in a set-top terminal to receive a TV broadcast service and network personal video recorder (NPVR)...
Multi-lingual audio streaming
Digital video data and digital multiple-audio data are extracted from a source, using a hardware processor in a content source device within a premises. The...
Multimedia network system with content importation, content exportation,
and integrated content management
This system provides wired and/or wireless access throughout a multimedia network built on a distributed architecture which can be transparent to the user. This...
Managing access to content using ratings provided by a content provider
A method, system, and computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions for blocking online content based on ratings supplied by the content...
System, method, and apparatus for playing back a plurality of video
elementary streams with one playback channel
A system, method, and apparatus for playback of multiple video elementary streams is presented herein. A host processor modifies the video elementary streams to...
Providing secure video conferencing
Implementations generally relate to providing secure video conferencing. In some implementations, a method includes performing a first encryption of a video...
System and method for supplying supplemental audio information for
broadcast television programs
A method, computer readable medium and an apparatus for providing supplemental information related to a character featured on a broadcast television program,...
Temporary storage of recorded content on a cloud storage server
A server device may receive, from a user device, a request to store a unique copy of particular content, associated with a particular user; store, in a storage...
Multi-source video clip online assembly
A method for creating a cooperative movie sequence comprises connecting two or more mobile devices over a network, designating one of said mobile devices as a...
Entropy coding efficiency enhancement utilizing energy distribution
Architecture for enhancing the compression (e.g., luma, chroma) of a video signal and improving the perceptual quality of the video compression schemes. The...
Depth map coding
The invention relates to coding of depth information for multi-view video coding. Different parameters and/or any features from picture encoding or the encoded...
Adaptive inter-channel transform for wavelet color image compression
A method for compressing an image including one or more blocks, each of the one or more blocks including an x channel, a y channel, and a z channel, the method...
Motion and quality adaptive rolling intra refresh
Described herein are techniques related to motion and quality adaptive rolling intra (I) macro-block (MB) that is used to encode a particular image frame. In...
Method and apparatus for super-resolution video coding using compressive
Embodiments relate to a method and apparatus for super resolution video coding using compressive measurements. The method includes receiving, by a decoder, a...
Apparatus and method for skipping fractional motion estimation in high
efficiency video coding
An apparatus and method for skipping fractional motion estimation (FME) in high efficiency video coding (HEVC) are disclosed. The apparatus includes a current...
Coding motion prediction direction in video coding
This disclosure relates to techniques for reducing a cost of coding prediction information in video coding. Video blocks in a generalized P/B (GPB) frame are...
Video decoder for tiles
A system for decoding a video bitstream includes receiving a frame of the video that includes at least one slice and at least one tile and where each of the at...
Entropy encoding/decoding method and apparatus for accelerating video
An entropy encoding method and apparatus implementing the same, the method including: generating bitstreams of data groups by performing entropy encoding on a...
Moving picture coding apparatus and moving picture decoding apparatus
A video encoder (70) for coding moving pictures comprising a buffer (16c) with a plurality of memory areas capable of storing frames composed of top fields and...
Image coding method of coding a bitstream to generate a coding block using
an offset process
An image coding method includes: generating a predicted block; calculating a residual block; calculating quantized coefficients by performing transform and...
Enhanced intra prediction mode signaling
A method and apparatus for signaling and receiving a video signal for processing is disclosed. Methods for determining a most probable mode for predicting a...
Image encoding method and apparatus with rate control by selecting target
bit budget from pre-defined candidate...
An image encoding method with rate control includes at least the following steps: defining a plurality of candidate bit budgets corresponding to different...
Parallel video encoding based on complexity analysis
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for encoding chunks of a video file in parallel. Embodiments may divide a source video file into a plurality of...
Method, system and apparatus for intra-prediction in video signal
processing using combinable blocks
A method, apparatus and system for a video encoder for selecting a block of intermediate size from a set of block sizes for intra-prediction estimation for...
Method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video
In a video processing system, a method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video decoding are provided. For high profile mode video...
Apparatus and method for image encoding/decoding using predictability of
An apparatus for decoding a video includes: a mode information extractor to extract mode information on an intra-prediction mode of a current block from encoded...
Integral image coding
Techniques related to integral image coding are described herein.
Digital closed caption transport in standalone stream
A method and system for digital closed caption transport are provided. In one example, the method involves receiving closed caption data and a program feed...
Method and apparatus for unequal error protection in transmitting
uncompressed video with various type over...
Disclosed are an Unequal Error Protection (UEP) apparatus and method thereof for transmitting various types of uncompressed video signals in a broadband high...
Audio or video encoder, audio or video decoder and related methods for
processing multi-channel audio or video...
An encoder/decoder is based on a combination of two audio or video channels to obtain a first combination signal as a mid-signal and a residual signal derivable...
Gradual decoding refresh with temporal scalability support in video coding
An example method of decoding video data includes receiving, in a message associated with a picture, information indicating a refreshed region of the picture,...
Compression and decompression of reference images in video coding device
A reconstructed image is provided within the framework of predictive coding. The reconstructed image is compressed according to a coding mode of an image coding...
Autostereoscopic screen and method for reproducing a 3D image
An autostereoscopic screen including a pixel matrix, an optical element, and a control unit. The pixel matrix having a multitude of disjoint subsets of pixels,...
Stereoscopic image display device, image processing device, and
stereoscopic image processing method
Provided is a stereoscopic image display device and the like with which the issues of a CT-image and pseudoscopic view by the 3D crosstalk can be overcome so...
Method and apparatus for converting an overlay area into a 3D image
Apparatuses and methods for converting an overlay area of a two-dimensional (2D) monoscopic image into a three-dimensional (3D) image are provided. A depth map...
IR signal capture for images
Technologies and implementations for capturing images from IR signals are generally disclosed.
Context-based depth sensor control
An electronic device (100) includes a depth sensor (120), a first imaging camera (114, 116), and a controller (802). The depth sensor (120) includes a modulated...
Multi-image capture device capturing images by means of circular motion
A multi-image capture device capturing images by means of circular motion controls the shift movement, along a semi-circular measuring rod, of a moving...