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Clip-on transceiver microphone
A clip-on transceiver microphone includes a first body, a second body, and a pivot shaft assembly. The first body has a circuit board therein. The second body...
A loudspeaker includes a hermetically-sealed enclosure, a first driver arranged at outside of the enclosure and along a wall of the enclosure, a second driver...
Combined speaker grill and push-to-talk audio accessory
A portable communication device, such as a remote speaker microphone (RSM) (100) is provided with a movable paddle (104) providing a combination speaker grill...
Loudspeaker system with improved sound
A loudspeaker device is presented which includes a zeolite material comprising zeolite particles having a silicon to aluminum mass ratio of at least 200. For an...
Photonically routed transmission line
A method of dynamically routing a transmission line in a photosensitive layer including optically switching elements and a system to dynamically route a...
Systems and methods for providing user interactions with media
Objects in a video are identified, and linked to ecommerce sites and advertisements. A user may select an object and be provided with information about the...
Segmenting video based on timestamps in comments
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for segmenting videos in a video hosting service. To determine segments related to timestamps, user...
System and method to identify an item depicted when media content is
A computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a set-top box device, media content from a media content server. The media content includes one or more...
Data processor, program updating method and storage medium
A data processor capable of preventing a system from starting up improperly due to incomplete program updating. The data processor receives, by way of an...
Presentation of summary content for primary content
Techniques for presentation of summary content for primary content are described. In at least some embodiments, primary content includes different types of...
Method and apparatus for splicing a compressed data stream
A method of splicing a first data stream and a second data stream is disclosed. The method comprising detecting a splice in-point and a splice out-point within...
Forming overlays at user's premises and utilizing them for selective
combinations of TV broadcast channel...
A method of displaying an Internet signal on a TV. Preferably, at least a portion of the Internet signal is selectively displayed by a remote activation control...
Multicast and unicast adaptive bitrate services
A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide for receiving program data of programs; receiving files pertaining to each of the programs,...
System for provisioning media services
A system for monitoring order fulfillment of telecommunication services is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may...
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving signaling information
in digital broadcasting system
A method for transmitting signaling information in a digital broadcasting system is provided. The method includes generating the signaling information for...
Interface for watching a stream of videos
A user interface may be provided. A display of one or more levels of control for controlling video playback in the user interface may be provided in response to...
Method and system for navigating video to an instant time
A system and method are presented for navigating through image frames of video content to display particular frames of the video content while the video content...
Method and system for managing digital content including streaming media
The present invention describes a system and method of managing digital content received from content providers and for facilitating access to the digital...
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...
Media stream selective decode based on window visibility state
Systems and methods may determine a visibility state of an application window associated with a media stream, and selectively decode a media stream based on a...
Methods, systems and computer program products for providing internet
protocol television communication services
A method of providing communications services to customer premise equipment (CPE) coupled to a television. The method includes operating a network element as a...
Monitoring behavior with respect to a software program
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, used to monitor behavior with respect to a software program....
Methods and apparatus to determine engagement levels of audience members
Methods and apparatus to determine engagement levels of audience members are disclosed. An example method includes analyzing image data corresponding to an...
Display apparatus, external apparatus and control methods thereof and
Provided are a display system, an image processing apparatus, and an external apparatus, and methods of controlling the same. The display system includes: a...
IPTV diagnostics system
A method of testing a video decoding device connected to an IPTV service, the IPTV service having a server, the method comprising tuning the video decoding...
Chunking of multiple track audio for adaptive bit rate streaming
Systems, devices and methods are provided to support multiple audio tracks in an adaptive media stream. Segments of the adaptive stream are encoded so that the...
Method and apparatus for promotional programming
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a product placement event that is triggered by a placement...
Systems and methods for reducing disruptions in recorded programming
Various embodiments reduce disruptions in recorded programming, by automatically recording retransmissions of prior programming. In one embodiment, a recording...
Control device, control method, program, and control system
Provided is a control device including a detector configured to detect use of an application on a communication terminal, and a controller configured to control...
Image display apparatus and method for operating the same
An image display apparatus for receiving and processing a broadcast signal and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The method includes receiving a...
Controlling devices in entertainment environment
Embodiments for controlling one or more external audio-visual devices are provided. In one example, a method comprises receiving a device command and...
Device and signal processing method thereof
A device capable of being controlled by user commands transmitted from a remote control apparatus is disclosed. The device includes a signal receiving unit...
Telephony services for programmable multimedia controller
In one embodiment, a programmable multimedia controller controls electronic devices, including display devices. A remote control communicates with the...
Systems and methods for real time media consumption feedback
Systems and methods for providing users with a real time or near-real time indications of media channels or programs that are currently receiving the most usage...
Apparatus and method for providing an application service in a broadcast
An apparatus and a method for driving an application, contained in a hybrid multimedia service, in a broadcast system that provides a user equipment with the...
Adaptive rate shifting for delivery of video services to service groups
A video stream is provided to a set top box of a viewer to fulfill the viewer's request for a video on-demand service. The video stream is encoded at one of a...
Resource allocation optimization for cloud-based video processing
A method executed by an electronic device to optimize resource utilization while processing media workflows by a video streaming platform is disclosed. In one...
Information descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures
for digital television signals
According to an aspect, there is provided a digital television (DTV) data stream including program and system information protocol (PSIP) data associated with...
System and method for indexing and annotation of video content
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention relate to methods and systems for the indexing and annotation of video content, the retrieval and display...
Distributing audio video content
A method of distributing audio video content is described. The method includes: receiving configuration data for a plurality of devices; for each device in the...
User-targeted ad insertion in streaming media
Systems and apparatus for splicing a generic ad into a streaming media broadcast are provided when a user ad is not available. A splicer operates to receive...
Customized program insertion system
An apparatus, method, and medium are provided for modifying a program. A selection of a category of program for which modification is to be performed is...
Method for processing image and electronic device for the method
A side-channel encoding method for an electronic device is provided. The side-channel encoding method includes converting an original image into a down image by...
Image encoder and decoder using undirectional prediction
The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional...
Method and apparatus for entropy coding video and method and apparatus for
entropy decoding video
Provided are entropy decoding and encoding methods of a video. The entropy decoding method includes obtaining a transformation unit significant coefficient flag...
Reconstructing a multi-latticed video signal
An apparatus for facilitating reception of multiple representations of a video signal. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a mechanism for receiving...
Image evaluation apparatus and method
An evaluation apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to calculate a first feature by calculating a first-order...
Simultaneous and loopless vector calculation of all run-level pairs in
A method and a decoding or coding device for calculating at least one of run and level representations of respective quantized transform coefficients...
Decoding and encoding of pictures of a video sequence using bumping of
pictures from a decoded picture buffer
The embodiments reduce output delay for pictures by determining after a current picture has been decoded and stored in a decoded picture buffer, DPB, a number...
Motion vector estimator
A data processing apparatus is provided which is configured to receive a down-sampled source block and a down-sampled reference frame portion. The data...