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System for remotely controlling client recording and storage behavior
A system for remotely controlling client recording and storage behavior schedules the recording, storing, and deleting of multimedia content on a client system...
Method and system for content delivery
A method and system for providing video content on a data network connected device having a display and a device display controller including a player. The...
Techniques for object based operations
Techniques for object based operations may include identifying one or more objects in a multimedia stream. The one or more objects may be classified. An...
Scaling video delivery
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for scaling video delivery. A method includes, in a corporate network comprising at least a first...
On screen display detection
An on-screen display (OSD) processing system can include video data fetch modules to receive video data from a video source, edge detection modules to detect an...
Apparatus and method for generating electronic program guide
An apparatus and a method for generating electronic program guide (EPG) are provided. The EPG generating apparatus comprises a receiving interface and a...
Systems, methods, and user interfaces for facilitating user access to
An exemplary method includes a media program guide user interface system 1) displaying a forward-looking view of a media program guide, the forward-looking view...
System and methods for modifying improperly formatted metadata
Systems and methods are provided for modifying metadata associated with content that is improperly formatted. In one configuration a metadata pre-processor...
Technique for obtaining a multicast address that matches an IP version
supported by a terminal
A method for obtaining a multicast address. A first request message is sent to the EPG device to obtain program guide information. The program guide information...
Apparatus and method for processing an interactive service
A method of processing a digital service signal and an apparatus thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes executing a primary application for the...
Apparatus and method for content directory server presentation
A method and apparatus for content directory server presentation is described. The method includes connecting a device to media content sources, identifying a...
Media device power management techniques
Techniques and architecture are disclosed for managing power use during operation of an electronic device capable of processing and/or playback of audio and/or...
Automatic transition of content based on facial recognition
Methods and systems for automatically transitioning content based on facial recognition, wherein the method may include receiving a signal from a camera,...
Buffer management in video codecs
In one example, a video decoder is configured to determine, from data associated with an open decoding refresh (ODR) picture of video data, an identifier for a...
System and method for detecting and monitoring advertisements in
A method for detecting and monitoring advertisements in broadcasted media comprising providing an application to a user for installation on a user's...
Detecting channel change in automatic content recognition fingerprint
The disclosed system and method receives, from a media device, a query fingerprint that includes an ordered sequence of frames of content being consumed, and...
Passive multi-port entry adapter and method for preserving downstream CATV
signal strength within in-home network
A cable television (CATV) entry adapter interfaces to a CATV network and serves as a hub in an in-home network for passively communicating multimedia content or...
Edge optimized transrating system
A system and method for bandwidth management by controlling the bit rate of a signal stream in real time according to available link bandwidth. Applications...
Coordinated second-screen advertisement
An application on a second-screen device can receive an advertisement stream and an interactive component. The application can display at least a partial...
Presets of synchronized second screen functions
A method comprising the steps of: generating an acoustic fingerprint that is responsive to a playing of a movie on a primary screen device; searching,...
Multimedia I/O system architecture for advanced digital television
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a multimedia I/O system architecture for advanced digital television. An embodiment of a multimedia...
Closed captioning management system
Media content typically includes closed captioning information such as subtitles in domestic and foreign languages. Techniques and mechanisms provide that...
Method, device, and system for directing a wireless speaker from a mobile
phone to receive and render a...
Methods, systems, and devices are presented for facilitating a presentation of media, including displaying, on a touchscreen of a mobile phone, a plurality of...
Systems and methods for variable video production, distribution and
Methods, apparatus, systems and machine readable medium for variable video production, distribution and presentation are disclosed. An example video player to...
System for consolidating heterogeneous data centers through virtualization
A system for resource provisioning for content delivery of multiple services is disclosed. The system may be configured to offer multiple services, wherein at...
Systems and methods for allocating bandwidth in switched digital video
systems based on interest
Systems and methods for allocating bandwidth in a switched digital video (SDV) system based on charmed interest. In some embodiments, bandwidth is deallocated...
Determining user engagement with media content via mobile device usage
The various embodiments described herein include methods and systems for determining user engagement with media content. In one aspect, a method is performed at...
Video display apparatus and operating method thereof
Provided are a video display device and a method of operating the same. The video display device request content recognition configuration information to a...
Secure transcoding of content
A source device determines content rights for encrypted content in the first encoding standard using a first rights data file. The source device creates a...
System, video display apparatus, content server, and information terminal
A content server includes a stored search keyword information receiver for receiving stored search keyword information transmitted from a video display...
Devices, systems and methods for reducing switching time in a video
When switching sources, resolutions or refresh rates in a video distribution network, switching times are reduced by maintaining video lock and security...
Encoding apparatus and the method
An encoding apparatus adds delay time information DTI indicating initial delay time i_d and delay time d of each group data to a position to be read prior to...
Estimating demographic statistics of media viewership via context aware
A method of generating demographic statistics related to an event includes using sensor data acquired at a mobile device to estimate a value for a category of a...
Session based watermarking of media content using encrypted content
Methods for session based watermarking of media content using encrypted content streams are provided. At least two content streams of the same media content are...
Method and apparatus for providing media content
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, by a system comprising a processor, first media content from...
Recording variable-quality content stream
A device may include a network interface and a processor. The network interface may receive data over a network and send data over the network. The processor...
Parallel scheduling of multilayered media
Multi-link transportation of media, video and other data of the type having multiple layers, streams and/or encodings is contemplated. The multi-link...
Discovering and controlling multiple media rendering devices utilizing
different networking protocols
A virtual media rendering device acts as a proxy for physical media rendering devices that lack support for a designated common protocol such as UPnP/DLNA. The...
Bonded wireless hotspot
One embodiment of a transmission device includes: a transmission controller comprising one or more processors, the transmission controller configured to:...
Aggregating media content
A method for generating a set of aggregated media content includes storing a plurality of segments of media data. The method further includes organizing the...
Registration of a personal electronic device (PED) with an aircraft IFE
system using a PED generated...
An aircraft communications system includes at least one personal electronic device (PED) carried by an aircraft passenger, and an aircraft in-flight...
HDR image encoding and decoding methods and devices
To have a very efficient and in some embodiments also backwards compatible with legacy LDR display systems, apparatuses and methods relating to decoding an...
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...
Pixel-based intra prediction for coding in HEVC
An apparatus comprising a processor configured to receive a video frame comprising a current block, wherein the current block comprises a plurality of original...
Method of applying edge offset
An apparatus of post-processing a reconstructed image is discussed. The apparatus according to an embodiment includes a deblocking filter for determining a...
Image processing system and method
A system and method for processing an image is provided. The system includes an encoder configured to subdivide the image into N subregions. The value of N is...
Systems and methods for low complexity forward transforms using mesh-based
Systems and methods for low complexity forward transforms using mesh-based calculations are described herein. One aspect of the subject matter described in the...
Motion derivation and coding for scaling video
A system utilizing motion derivation and coding for scaling video is described. The system may include an electronic device configured to receive a first layer...
Video decoder with enhanced CABAC decoding
A decoder receives a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and decodes the...
Method and apparatus for transition encoding in video coding and decoding
The invention is related to video coding and decoding. More precisely, the present invention is dedicated to a coding method investigated in the scope of screen...