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Interactive television advertising computer program product having an icon
representative of a company or...
A method of providing advertising from a central database server connected to a global computer network to distributed sites via interactive television. A...
System and method for multi-device video image display and modification
Methods and systems for allowing multiple devices to display and annotate (or modify) a video image are described, where a content renderer device displays a...
Method and client module for use in a multimedia system
A multimedia server receives a plurality of programs of a multimedia source. The multimedia server includes a tuning module to receive the plurality of programs...
Asset recommendations in a VOD system with asset effectiveness
Systems and methods presented herein provide for asset recommendations based on asset effectiveness determinations. In one embodiment, an asset recommendation...
Method and system for updating programming listing data for a broadcasting
A method and system for processing listing data includes a listing system having a listing database associated therewith, an external data source communicating...
Notification of interactivity event asset delivery sources in a mobile
broadcast communication system
Systems, apparatus and methods provide an automatic capability for generating interactivity event applications for execution on receiver devices within a...
Methods and apparatus to detect user attentiveness to handheld computing
Methods and apparatus to detect user attentiveness to handheld computing devices are disclosed. An example handheld computing device includes a detector to...
Systems and methods for assembling and extracting command and control data
The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for assembling and extracting command and control data. In embodiments of the present disclosure, the...
System and method for speculative tuning
A method implemented on a multi-tuner receiver system coupled to a plurality of multimedia nodes is disclosed, comprising: monitoring user input on the...
Methods and apparatus for client aggregation of television programming in
a networked personal video recording...
A networked personal video recording ("PVR") system couples a plurality of clients to one or more PVR media servers over a network. One or more PVR media...
Water dispensing and display apparatus
An apparatus for dispensing liquid, such as water, with the dispensing of the liquid associated with a media presentation, for example, a video presentation,...
Method and apparatus for ordering entertainment programs from different
programming transmission sources
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for purchasing media features for programming transmissions. A selection is sent to a server...
Methods and systems for preventing users from terminating services based
Methods and systems are also described herein for a media guidance application that generates for display content associated with preventing a user from...
Hybrid resource management system and method
A method of optimizing the delivery of content over a content delivery network to client devices in accordance with optimization rules is provided. Requests for...
Multi-stream shared communication channels
By way of a non-limiting example, a server resource receives portions of a non-adaptive bit rate data stream. The server resource also receives portions of an...
Systems and methods for using closed captions for television viewership
To provide audience measurement services without requiring broadcasters to install additional watermarking equipment, a small video capture device may receive a...
Method, system, and apparatus for receiving contents through multiple
An apparatus for receiving contents through multiple channels includes a content manager configured to receive, from multiple content providing servers through...
Method and apparatus for entropy-coding/entropy-decoding video data using
different binarization methods
Provided are a method and apparatus for entropy-encoding/entropy-decoding video data. The method of entropy-encoding video data includes binarizing coefficients...
Method of applying edge offset
Provided is a method of post-processing a reconstructed image. The method according to an embodiment includes determining a boundary strength for each 4-sample...
Encoding and decoding image using sample adaptive offset with start band
A method for image decoding includes receiving image information including filter coefficients, generating a restored block for a current block on the basis of...
Parallel motion estimation in video coding
Methods for improved parallel motion estimation are provided that decouple the merging candidate list derivation and motion estimation for merge mode and skip...
Motion vector calculation method
When a block (MB22) of which motion vector is referred to in the direct mode contains a plurality of motion vectors, 2 motion vectors MV23 and MV24, which are...
Decoding method and apparatus with candidate motion vectors
A moving picture coding apparatus includes: a motion vector predictor candidate calculation unit which calculates one or more motion vector predictor candidates...
Motion vector prediction with motion vectors from multiple views in
multi-view video coding
Aspects of this disclosure relate to, in an example, a method that includes identifying a first block of video data in a first temporal location from a first...
Picture decoding apparatus and picture decoding method for decoding a
current picture in direct mode
A picture coding apparatus includes a motion vector estimation unit and a motion compensation unit. The motion vector estimation unit selects one method for...
Video coding using reference motion vectors
Techniques are described to use a reference motion vector to reduce the amount of bits needed to encode motion vectors for inter prediction. One method includes...
System and method for compressing video and reformatting the compressed
video to simulate uncompressed video...
Presented is a video distribution system that includes a transmitter that receives an uncompressed source video signal and includes a compressor for compressing...
Encoding device, decoding device, and program
In the present invention, at least two component signals that represent luminance and a color difference in an original signal having a predetermined image...
Video encoding method for encoding division block, video decoding method
for decoding division block, and...
Disclosed are a method of encoding a division block in video encoding and a method of decoding a division block in video decoding. An input picture is divided...
Video-encoding method and video-encoding apparatus based on encoding units
determined in accordance with a tree...
Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding a video and a method and apparatus for decoding a video. The encoding method includes: splitting a picture of...
Method and apparatus for coding video and method and apparatus for
decoding video, using intra prediction
A video decoding method involving intra prediction includes: parsing a most probable mode (MPM) flag of a block while parsing symbols of the block of an encoded...
Image compression device, image compression method, image decompression
device, and image decompression method
An image compression device includes: a first encoder that encodes a target block included in a segment in a first encoding mode; a second encoder that encodes...
Non-entropy encoded set of profile, tier, and level syntax structures
Systems, methods, and devices for coding multilayer video data are disclosed that may include, encoding, decoding, transmitting, or receiving a non-entropy...
Execution units for implementation of context adaptive binary arithmetic
A digital processor for recovering a source bitstream from an encoded bitstream that has been encoded according to a context adaptive binary arithmetic coding...
Method and system for constraining slice header processing overhead in
A method for encoding a picture of a video sequence in a bit stream that constrains slice header processing overhead is provided. The method includes computing...
Method and apparatus of reference picture management for video coding
A method and apparatus that determine one or more reference pictures for the current image unit and indicate the reference pictures using information associated...
Image coding and decoding method, image data processing method, and
The present invention discloses a method for coding an image, a method for decoding an image, a method for processing image data, and devices thereof. The...
Inside view motion prediction among texture and depth view components
The techniques of this disclosure may be generally related to using motion information for a corresponding block from a texture view component that corresponds...
Chroma quantization parameter extension
The quantization parameters (QP) for Chroma are extended up to and more preferably to the same range as Luma QP (e.g., 0 to 51). Previous, values of Chroma QP...
Method and system for determining image retention
A system and method for measuring and quantifying image retention in a display device. The method involves displaying a test pattern (206, 306, 406, 606, 706)...
Visualizing specified safety-critical information in a vehicle
A method is provided for visualizing specified safety-critical information in a vehicle. First display data are (AD_1) are determined, which are representative...
System and method for processing multicamera array images
A system for calibrating multi-camera array images, comprising an array of at least four acquisition devices, configured to acquire images; at least one...
Display apparatus, projection apparatus, display assist apparatus, and
A display apparatus includes a master/slave setting unit configured to execute at least one of setting of a master apparatus which displays a switching-display...
Systems and methods for converting two-dimensional images into
Systems and methods for converting a two-dimensional image or sequence of images into a three-dimensional image or sequence of images are presented. In...
Systems and methods for measuring depth using images captured by a camera
array including cameras surrounding a...
A camera array, an imaging device and/or a method for capturing image that employ a plurality of imagers fabricated on a substrate is provided. Each imager...
Autofocus for stereo images
Present embodiments contemplate systems, apparatus, and methods to determine an appropriate focal depth for a sensor based upon a pair of stereoscopic images....
3D video encoding and decoding methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus relating to encoding and decoding stereoscopic (3D) image data, e.g., left and right eye images, are described. Various pre-encoding and...
Method and system for displaying multi-viewpoint images and non-transitory
computer readable storage medium thereof
A system for displaying multi-viewpoint images includes a terminal device having a communication component, a user interface (UI) component and a processing...
Compression methods and apparatus for occlusion data
Methods and apparatus for coding occlusion layers, such as occlusion video data and occlusion depth data in 3D video, are disclosed. A decoding method...
An optical system includes at least one optical apparatus. The optical apparatus includes a first light source, a second light source, and a dynamic switch. The...