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Proxy device operation in command and control network
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to proxy device operation in a command and control network. An embodiment of a method includes discovering...
Program recommendation device and program recommendation program
The program recommendation device includes a search term receiver that receives at least one search term designated by a user, a partial match searcher that...
Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing
contextually-aware video recommendation
Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for providing content recommendation by obtaining metadata associated with a media object,...
Methods and systems for variable speed playback with bi-directionality
Embodiments disclose systems and methods for variable speed playback with bi-directionality. One example implementation may comprise a computing device...
Communications system and method, information processing apparatus and
method, information management apparatus...
A communications system and method, an information processing apparatus and method, an information management apparatus and method, a recording medium and a...
Method and system for controlling the operation of a user device to
A system and method for recording events includes a user device having a recording service module receiving a booking and recording request, reserving recording...
System and method for targeted advertising
System and method for transmitting targeted advertisement is provided. The system and method relates audiences and merchants closely to effectively deliver the...
Method and user interface for downloading audio and video content filters
to a media player
A client server arrangement for downloading media content filters from a server device to a client device. The media content filters define portions of a...
Methods and apparatus to measure an audience of an online media service
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to measure an audience of an online media service. An example method includes requesting...
Cloud computing system and method based on distributed consumer electronic
In accordance with a method a plurality of subscriber systems are provided, the systems being coupled via a Wide Area Network (WAN) and comprising a first...
Content management with biometric feature recognition
A method includes storing metadata associated with content from at least one content source, determining that the content is being presented, receiving data...
Utilizing multi-dimensional resource allocation metrics for concurrent
decoding of time-sensitive and...
A video reception device, comprising a single video decoder, may dynamically allocate media-processing resources based on QoS parameters associated with the...
Streaming digital content with flexible remote playback
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating the streaming of digital media content to a remote device....
Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus,
transmission method, and program
Provided is a reception apparatus including a reception unit that receives broadcast content transmitted by a broadcast waves of digital broadcasting, a first...
Updating content libraries by transmitting release data
There are many boxes (e.g., set-top boxes) in a system offering media services to users. Each of the boxes maintains a library with a significant number of...
Method and system for using hierarchical metadata for searching and
A user device for storing or displaying content recommendations includes a search session manager receiving metadata associated with content. The metadata...
Systems and methods for generating for display an interactive media guide
based on user history
Systems and methods for efficiently loading interactive media guide data based on user history are provided. A plurality of asset descriptions associated with a...
System and method for reconfiguration of an entertainment system
An entertainment device initiates a configuration process of a controlling device in response to a change in an audio visual entertainment system configuration...
Network media adapter
A network media adapter includes peripheral interfaces for connection to connectors of audio/video ("A/V") sources and sinks to respectively receive media data...
Method, terminal, and system for sharing information with digital
The present disclosure discloses a method of sharing information with digital television ("DTV") terminals and terminal and system for the same, the method...
Generic remote controller
Techniques are provided for a handheld device, such as a smart phone, to obtain device configuration data of a controlled device via machine-readable media,...
Content distribution system and method
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide an electronic marketplace that matches units of content from...
Multiple advertising systems integrated using a video link aggregation
Methods and systems for presentation of content to provide personalized video feeds to a user. A plurality of service feeds comprising a plurality of feed items...
Directed content presentation
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for content presentation. One of the methods includes...
Generating recommendations based on processing content item metadata tags
A device, method, and computer-readable media for managing interrupt times for content items based on metadata encapsulating user behavior. A user controls the...
Selecting content formats for additional content to be presented along
with video content to a user based on...
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for selecting content formats based on predicted user interest. One example method includes...
Method, computer readable storage medium, and introducing and playing
device for introducing and playing media
A method for introducing and playing a media is disclosed, in which the method is implemented through a display device that is capable of linking to a network....
Sound feature priority alignment
Sound feature priority alignment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, features of sound data are identified from a plurality of recordings....
Method and system for gathering and computing an audience's
neurologically-based reactions in a distributed...
Systems and methods for measuring biologically and behaviorally based responses to content in targeted demographics and locations by way of remote monitoring....
Fusion device, system and method for implementing internet protocol
Provided are a fusion device, system and method for implementing an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service. The fusion device integrates a Content Delivery...
Method for mapping resources of broadcast control channel
A method for mapping resources of broadcast control channel is disclosed. Available subcarriers of a subframe in which the broadcast control channel is located...
System and method for providing an interactive, visual complement to an
A system and method for providing an interactive, visual complement to one or more audio programs. In one aspect, the system comprises an audio subsystem for...
Method and apparatus for transmitting enhancement data in data streams
The invention provides a method and apparatus that addresses and resolves the issues currently affecting the ability to offer Enhanced TV, in particular, those...
Transmission device, transmission method, and network apparatus
To increase the efficiency of a cache and delivery resource control of video data streams in a network. A meta file including information used by a client...
Method and apparatus for manipulating content channels
An apparatus and method for creating channels dedicated to a particular type of content. The method includes acquiring seed content and using the seed content...
Extracting data from advertisement files for ad insertion
A video processing method includes receiving a multimedia file including a first video file encrypted with a first compression algorithm and converting the...
Meta channel media system control and advertisement technology
Media system control technology, in which an advertisement on a selected content channel being experienced by a user using a media system is detected,...
Methods and systems for distributing interactive content
Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for controlling the distribution of supplementary content by generating a first control signal...
Apparatus and method for decoding a segment of an audiovisual stream
A decoding method and apparatus are provided for decoding an audiovisual stream that is divided into a plurality of segments. The decoding method and apparatus...
Method and system for backward compatible, extended dynamic range encoding
In some embodiments, an encoding method for generating an extended dynamic range (EDR) channel in response to an input video channel, such that the EDR...
Fast DWT-based intermediate video codec optimized for massively parallel
A method and apparatus for scalable symmetric data compression and decompression (codec), optimized for real-time processing of high-resolution continuous-tone...
Multi-spectral image compression
This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing multi-spectral compression. These techniques enable a computing device to capture a set of...
Carriage of SEI messages in RTP payload format
A system and method of modifying error resiliency features by conveying temporal level 0 picture indices, such as tl0_pic_idx, within an SEI message instead of...
Inferred key frames for fast initiation of video coding sessions
A video coding system may initiate coding of a new coding session with reference to an "inferred key frame" that is known both to an encoder and a decoder...
Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding
A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In...
Inter-prediction method and video encoding/decoding method using the
A video decoding method using inter-prediction, includes: decoding a first picture, wherein the first picture serves as a random access picture and is decoded...
Efficient signaling of reference picture sets
A video coder can select which reference pictures should be signaled in a parameter set such as a picture parameter set (PPS) and which reference pictures...
Method, system and computer program product for selecting a motion vector
in scalable video coding
From among blocks within a region of a first image, a search is performed for a highest scoring match to a block of a second image. Searching for the highest...
Method and apparatus for motion vector determination in video encoding or
Provided are motion vector determining method and apparatus for determining a motion vector via motion vector prediction. The motion vector determining method...
Method for inducing prediction motion vector and apparatuses using same
Disclosed are a method for inducing a prediction motion vector and an apparatus using the same. An image decoding method can include: a step of determining the...