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Integrated tube and dome for thin tube BTE
The invention describes a hearing device with a BTE (Behind-The-Ear) unit and an air filled tube. The BTE unit comprises a power source, a microphone, an...
Disclosed is an earset. The earset includes a case that forms an appearance thereof, an ear pad that is mounted in one end portion of the case and is attached...
Acoustic source separation
A system for directionally selective sound reception comprises an array of pressure sensors each arranged to output a pressure signal indicative of pressure,...
Dynamic headphone unit and method of producing dynamic headphone unit
A dynamic headphone unit includes a diaphragm to which a voice coil is fixed, a permanent magnet, a pole piece disposed adjacent one of the magnetic poles of...
Speaker device for television
The present invention relates to a speaker device for a television, comprising: a body having a space formed therein for accommodating the television and an...
Dust protection of sound transducer
An apparatus including a housing having a sound hole; a sound transducer in the housing; and a dust barrier in the housing between the sound hole and the sound...
Sound transducer with ventilation structure
The present invention discloses a sound transducer with a ventilation structure capable of securing a flow path of air introduced from within and outside of the...
Maintaining channel-invariant optical network unit (ONU) equalization
delay in a passive optical network
A device determines a zero-distance equalization delay and an order for optical line terminal (OLT) channel terminations (CTs), and determines a round-trip...
Optical module and optical device applicable to optical module
An optical module and an optical device applicable to the optical module, wherein the optical module includes a laser emission unit, a laser reception unit, a...
Routing for super channel for bandwidth variable wavelength switched
In an optical communications network using bandwidth variable wavelength switching, routing and spectrum assignment for a traffic request for x sub-carriers of...
Systems and methods for increasing bandwidth in a computer network
Systems and methods for increasing bandwidth in a computer network are provided. A computer network can include a first lower level switch, first and second...
GCC0 tunneling over an OTN transport network
Systems and methods for tunneling GCC0 bytes over an OTN transport network are disclosed. The method includes receiving, at a first network element, a first...
Multi-modal fluid condition sensor platform and system therefor
This invention encompasses embodiments for multi-modal integrated simultaneous measurement of various aspects of fluids contained in circulating systems such as...
Smart metering system using white space band and smart metering method
using the same
A smart metering system using a white space band includes a band search sensor installed in a predefined area which scans a digital public broadcast channel...
Methods and devices for selective format-preserving data encryption
Selective data encryption of a file, in particular an H.264/MPEG-4 AVC data stream. If a first unit in the data stream is to be encrypted, it is encrypted and...
System and method for matching targeted advertisements for video content
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of matching video content to advertising content includes electronically receiving a video content metadata from a...
Apparatus and methods for implementation of network software interfaces
Apparatus and methods for improved software programming interface functionality in a network. In one exemplary embodiment, the network comprises an HFC cable...
Method and apparatus for insertion of advertising in a live video stream
A real time video stream production system includes: (a) an advertising insertion server receiving over a wide area network a real time video stream; and (b) an...
Interactive media display across devices
A computer-implemented method includes identifying a computer-based portable program module, automatically altering code in the portable program module to...
An alert generation method and system. The method includes receiving by a computer processor, alert data indicating filters for specified alert types associated...
Techniques for collecting and providing viewer information
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus to collect and provide viewer feedback to broadcasts. According to one aspect of the present...
Multiuser audiovisual control
Various audiovisual presentation arrangements are described. In some embodiments, a headset is configured to output audio to a user. A television receiver may...
In one aspect of the invention, a TV includes a TV service module, a user service module, a media service module, a system service module, and a user interface...
Media fingerprinting for content determination and retrieval
Audio fingerprinting and other media matching technologies can be used to identify broadcast media, such as television shows and radio broadcasts. A user device...
Event pop-ups for video selection
A method for notifying a viewer of content relevant to the viewer's interests is provided. A computer identifies an identity of a viewer of a display device,...
Television receiver, method of controlling the receiver, and network
According to one embodiment, a method of controlling an electronic device comprises accessing a world wide web (WWW) server by using information that indicates...
Television receiver, method of controlling the receiver, and network
According to one embodiment, a method of controlling an electric device is described, where the electronic device comprises a tuner, an OSD-controller, a net...
Media content rating management with pattern matching
A method according to one embodiment includes the operations of determining a requested playback media content rating; selecting a pattern matching database...
Content redistribution protection
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a novel approach for content protection. Specifically, various embodiments employ data feeds to continuously or...
Profiling and identification of television viewers
Profiling a television viewer by monitoring and processing, locally at a television viewing environment, the viewer's interactivity (e.g., via a remote control...
System and method for providing immersive surround environment for
enhanced content experience
A method and system for providing an immersive surround environment for enhanced content experience is provided. The method includes receiving an encoded media...
System and method for delivering content
A method for delivering media content includes receiving a request identifying a requested media file. The method also includes, in response to receiving the...
Systems and methods for providing broadcast content via distributed kiosks
A system includes a kiosk that receives signals broadcast from a service provider and a wireless interface that receives, from a mobile device, a request for...
System and method for enhancing live performances with digital content
Enhancing a live performance of one or more actors with digital content by tracking a movement of the one or more actors and augmenting the live performance...
Method and apparatus for providing personalized content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving reaction information from one or more sensors located at a...
Information processing apparatus, program, information processing method,
and information processing system
There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a display control section which causes a prescribed pattern to be displayed on a screen in a...
Methods and apparatus for moving video content to integrated virtual
A media transfer method includes displaying, on a display device, a program guide including a plurality of items corresponding to media content; determining...
Method and apparatus for sending stored advertising data from an internet
protocol television end user network...
A method and system are disclosed for sending stored IPTV advertisement data from an IPTV network end user network interface device, the method including but...
Customized content channel generation and delivery for service providers
A customized content selection and delivery system is operable to create a customized content channel package for a subscriber and customized content channel...
Dynamic content reordering
In various example embodiments, a system and method for dynamically ordering content and discrete content segments are presented. A set of discrete content...
Personalized channel recommendation method and system
A personalized channel recommendation method includes recording video programs of a plurality of channels, extracting image features of the recorded video...
Providing un-interrupted program viewing experience during satellite
Systems, devices and methods are described to obtain a lower-quality replacement when the reception of a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) or other broadcast...
Systems and methods for causing a stunt switcher to run a bug-removal DVE
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for causing a stunt switcher to run a bug-removal digital-video effect (DVE). In one aspect, a method involves...
Systems and methods for client-based addressable advertising
In accordance with the present invention, systems and methods that allow a television broadcast facility or a headend to insert in-band messages, where the...
Resource data query processing
A distributed execution environment provides resources such as computing resources, hardware resources, and software resources. One or more resource data...
System and method for presenting support services
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, system having a controller to receive from a set-top box (STB) a...
System and method for selectively receiving required satellite television
A system includes a video-on-demand server and an authentication server. The video-on-demand server is configured to provide video-on-demand content through a...
Automated application of manually reviewed videos using matching
An access policy module automatically applies an access policy to a video. Access policies frequently require manual review of an item to determine a proper...
Methods and apparatus for crediting a media presentation device
Methods and apparatus for crediting a media presentation device are disclosed. An example method includes obtaining ambient audio of a location including a...
Digital broadcasting receiver and method for controlling the same
According to one embodiment, a method of processing broadcast data in a broadcast transmitter includes: encoding the broadcast data for broadcast service;...