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US-9,554,193 Media content search results ranked by popularity
Media content search results ranked by popularity is described. In embodiment(s), a search request for television media content can be initiated by a viewer,...
US-9,554,192 Information terminal system
When a user selects a topic tag included in a posted article on a display of a timeline obtained from an SNS server, an SNS client looks up an information...
US-9,554,191 Method and system for implementing interactive televisions through near field communication technologies
Interactive data, audio data, and video data are respectively encoded and packaged, and then an interactive television program is produced by multiplexing them....
US-9,554,190 System and method for controlling communication device use
A computer implemented method is provided including establishing a value corresponding to a particular user of a device, receiving an indication of a triggering...
US-9,554,189 Contextual remote control interface
Embodiments of the present invention provide a contextual remote control interface, which is a companion application that allows a user to use a companion...
US-9,554,188 Shock block
A system may include a media processor that categorizes at least one scene of a media stream into a category. The media processor may further provide an output...
US-9,554,187 Smart television system and turn-on and turn-off method thereof
A smart television, and a turn-off method and a turn-on method for the smart television system are provided. The smart television system includes a remote...
US-9,554,186 Method and an electronic device for playback of video
The present disclosure relates to streaming of media content. In one example embodiment, an electronic device for playing video content may comprise a user...
US-9,554,185 Supporting multiple attention-based, user-interaction modes
The present invention monitors a user's activities to determine how much attention he is paying to one or more devices. Based on the information gathered about...
US-9,554,184 Method and apparatus for increasing user engagement with video advertisements and content by summarization
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for increasing user engagement with video ads and content. The invention is not limited to video advertisements,...
US-9,554,183 Caching of capabilities information of counterpart device for efficient handshaking operation
Embodiments related to storing and utilizing information of a sink device for establishing communication. A source device retrieves the information of a...
US-9,554,182 Personalized video entertainment system
One or more content sequences are created from a store of video content, which could simply be broadcast content which has been captured and stored at a server...
US-9,554,181 Content supply device, content supply method, program, terminal device and content supply system
The present disclosure relates to a content supply device, a content supply method, a program, a terminal device and a content supply system that are configured...
US-9,554,180 System and method of processing a satellite signal
A system includes a converter to receive a receiving a satellite signal at first transport frequencies and to convert the satellite signal to second transport...
US-9,554,179 Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data using HDMI
A method for switching mode of a source device that uses a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) according to an embodiment of the present invention may...
US-9,554,178 Systems and methods for networked music playback
Systems, methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to facilitate connection to a multimedia playback network are disclosed. An example method provides...
US-9,554,177 Systems and methods for retransmitting packets over a network of communication channels
Systems and methods for transmitting packets over a network of communication channels are provide. A system according to the invention may include first and...
US-9,554,176 Media content fingerprinting system
A method of deriving fingerprints for media content that is being watched by a user is described. For example, a user may select a particular show on an...
US-9,554,175 Method, computer program, reception apparatus, and information providing apparatus for trigger compaction
A method, computer program, and reception apparatus, and information providing apparatus. The method includes receiving a trigger parameters table (TPT). The...
US-9,554,174 System and methods for transmitting and distributing media content
A technique for post-processing media content on a network by a GPU cloud computing system is provided. The system includes a plurality of computer systems...
US-9,554,173 News production system with dynamic media server allocation
An example method involves: (i) accessing data representing a news program schedule that specifies a sequence of events to be carried out using a news...
US-9,554,172 Rebroadcasting system
A rebroadcasting system for retransmitting a television broadcast, which was received from a satellite, in a segment broadcasting, such as one-segment...
US-9,554,171 Method for transmitting and receiving a broadcast signal and a broadcast receiver using the method
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a broadcast signal. The method for receiving a broadcast signal...
US-9,554,170 Method and system to confirm co-location of multiple devices within a geographic area
A method and system to confirm co-location of multiple devices within a geographic area, while filtering spurious alarms, is provided. An example method...
US-9,554,169 Systems, methods, and apparatus for delivering content
Systems, methods, and apparatus for delivering content are provided. A request for desired content may be received by a content management server from a...
US-9,554,168 Methods and systems for sample recovery in AVB networks
Embodiments are disclosed for a system for detecting and recovering from missing samples in an audio/video stream. In some embodiments, a system comprises a...
US-9,554,167 Network media program restart
A server for network media program restart receives a request from a client device to restart a media program that is configured as being enabled for network...
US-9,554,166 Methods and apparatus for providing multi-source bandwidth sharing management
Methods and apparatus for providing one or more services such as video on-demand, switched digital video, or Internet services using shared bandwidth. Exemplary...
US-9,554,165 Minimal decoding method for spatially multiplexing digital video pictures
Multiple video picture frames are combined into a spatial multiplex video picture frame that may be fully decoded and displayed. The video display of the...
US-9,554,164 Physical layer signalling for digital broadcast system
The present invention relates to a physical layer signalling in a digital broadcast network. In particular, for a digital broadcast network supporting a...
US-9,554,163 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
An interactive television program guide system is provided. An interactive television program guide provides users with an opportunity to select programs for...
US-9,554,162 Apparatus for transreceiving signals and method for transreceiving signals
The present invention relates to an apparatus for transreceiving signals and a method for transreceiving signals. One embodiment of the present invention...
US-9,554,161 Timepoint correlation system
A portable device includes solid-state memory, an Ethernet and/or wireless network connection, and an HDMI. The portable device receives content guide data from...
US-9,554,160 Multi-angle video editing based on cloud video sharing
A solution for composing a multi-angle video from videos captured from different angles is disclosed. A request to compose a multi-angle video is received from...
US-9,554,159 Apparatus, systems and methods for rich media electronic program guides
Electronic program guide (EPG) systems and methods are operable to incorporate image information into an EPG generated at a media device. An exemplary...
US-9,554,157 Method and apparatus for coding video and method and apparatus for decoding video accompanied with arithmetic...
A method of decoding a video through symbol decoding includes parsing symbols of image blocks from a received bitstream; classifying a current symbol into a...
US-9,554,156 Method and system for illumination compensation and transition for video coding and processing
Deriving illumination compensation parameters and detection of illumination dominant transitions types for video coding and processing applications is...
US-9,554,155 Parameter update method for entropy coding and decoding of conversion coefficient level, and entropy coding...
An video decoding apparatus including a parser which obtains bit strings corresponding to current transformation coefficient level information by arithmetic...
US-9,554,154 Image encoding apparatus adaptively determining a scan pattern according to an intra prediction mode
Provided is an image encoding apparatus that generates a prediction block according to an intra prediction mode, generates a residual block, transforms the...
US-9,554,153 Data compression using spatial decorrelation
Methods and modules for spatial decorrelation and recorrelation are described. A block of data values can be spatially decorrelated in two dimensions...
US-9,554,152 Concurrent processing of horizontal and vertical transforms
In an example, a method of transforming video data in video coding includes applying a first stage of a two-dimensional transform to a block of video data...
US-9,554,151 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-9,554,150 Combined bi-predictive merging candidates for 3D video coding
A video coder generates a list of merging candidates for coding a video block of the 3D video. A maximum number of merging candidates in the list of merging...
US-9,554,149 Inter-layer prediction method and apparatus using same
The present invention relates to an inter-layer prediction method and an apparatus using same. The inter-layer prediction method comprises: a step of inducing...
US-9,554,148 Picture coding method and picture coding apparatus for coding 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...
US-9,554,147 Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding...
An image coding method includes: writing, into a sequence parameter set, buffer description defining information for defining a plurality of buffer...
US-9,554,146 Indication and activation of parameter sets for video coding
In some examples, a video encoder includes multiple sequence parameter set (SPS) IDs in an SEI message, such that multiple active SPSs can be indicated to a...
US-9,554,145 Re-encoding image sets using frequency-domain differences
Approaches to re-encoding image sets using frequency-domain differences, along with corresponding approaches to reversing the re-encoding of the image sets. For...
US-9,554,144 Method for inducing a merge candidate block and device using same
The present invention relates to a method for inducing a merge candidate block and a device using same. An image decoding method involves decoding motion...
US-9,554,143 System and method for efficient multi-bitrate and multi-spatial resolution media encoding
A system and method for multi-bitrate and multi-spatial resolution media encoding are disclosed. In an embodiment for encoding a sequence of pictures at a given...
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