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Media content transceiving method and transceiving apparatus using same
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for transceiving media content through the Internet. A media transmitting method according to one...
Multimedia content search and recording scheduling system
Techniques described herein enable searching for multimedia content and for downloading or scheduling the recording of the multimedia content. The multimedia...
System and apparatus enabling conversation between audience and broadcast
or live-streamed media
Disclosed is a system, method and apparatus for opinion polling of broadcast or live streamed media. The scalable system enables real time analysis and display...
Methods, systems and media for selectively presenting broadcast content
based on user interests
Methods, systems, and media for selectively presenting broadcast content based on user interests are provided. In some implementations a method for selectively...
System and method of authorizing a device in a network system
A particular method includes receiving, at a device, an identifier of a set top box. The method also includes determining, at the device, based on the...
Selection graphics overlay of matrix code
The document discloses a method for communicating information, such as audiovisual data and other information to a user. The method includes receiving a...
System and method for automatic identification of key phrases during a
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a process that determines information from a first media stream including a number of keywords...
Script-based video rendering
Systems and methods are provided for cross-platform rendering of video content on a user-computing platform that is one type of a plurality of different...
Method and apparatus for an energy-efficient receiver
One or more circuits may comprise at least one first-type analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and at least one second-type ADC. The circuit(s) may be operable to...
System and method of interacting with home automation systems via a
set-top box device
The subject disclosure describes among other things receiving user input that includes a device configuration for a device in a home automation system, where...
Method for processing targeting descriptor in non-real-time receiver
A method of receiving a broadcast signal including a Non-Real-Time (NRT) Receiver Targeting service is disclosed herein. A method of receiving a broadcast...
Methods and apparatus for DVR and network storage of locally recorded
Methods and apparatus for expanding the storage capacity of one or more DVRs in a household by attaching them to a shared network storage device are described....
Video electronic programming guide
Systems and methods for providing a video electronic programming guide ("video EPG") may include outputting a primary program for display on a display screen,...
Pixel clock generation circuit and method thereof
This invention discloses circuits and methods for generating a pixel clock. The circuits utilize an image signal of a first format to generate a pixel clock,...
Consumption of content with reactions of an individual
Techniques for obtaining a reaction of an individual to content and outputting the reaction of the individual with the content are described herein. The...
3D pointing device with up-down-left-right mode switching and integrated
A 3D pointing device for use with a content delivery system is provided. The pointing device can operate in one of at least one of two modes: a first 3D or...
Systems and methods to determine media effectiveness
Example systems, methods and machine readable media are disclosed. An example system includes a synchronizer to determine a total amount to offset...
Virtual set-top box device methods and systems
An exemplary method includes virtual set-top box ("STB") device system receiving a registration request to register a mobile computing device to operate as a...
Digital media content management system and method
A system and method is disclosed herein that provides a multi-device, multi-screen experience where original content, other content, and associated data can...
Social content monitoring platform apparatuses, methods and systems
The SOCIAL CONTENT MONITORING PLATFORM METHODS ("Social-Watch") transforms social media contents via Social-Watch components, into ad effects data. A method is...
Method and system for trigger management in an interactive television
A trigger manager and related processes and systems for managing triggers for a plurality of subscribing set-top boxes in an interactive television environment...
Systems and methods for processing timed text in video programming
Systems, devices and methods are described to process timed text that is associated with television or other video programming. Pre-set data that describes the...
Method for delivering video content encoded at one or more quality levels
over a data network
A client device receives streamed encoded content data, such as encoded video data, which has been encoded at a constant perceptual quality. Several different...
Automatic detection of preferences for subtitles and dubbing
In an approach, a server computer receives a request from a client computer specifying particular content for a particular user, wherein the particular content...
Method and apparatus for content channels based on selection criteria
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...
Method and apparatus for delivery of application services
Systems and processes that incorporate teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving from a mobile device, by way of a cellular...
Method and system for authorizing playback from multiple devices
A system and method for using content on multiple devices includes a head end associating a first user device and a second user device with a user account and...
Video display system
The present disclosure relates to a system for multiplexing (i.e. combining multiple signals into one signal) both a plurality of video content (live and...
User control of replacement television advertisements inserted by a smart
A method is performed using a smart TV, which receives from a television signal source device a television signal feed encoding primary television content and...
Techniques for media quality control
Techniques for media quality control may include receiving media information and determining the quality of the media information. The media information may be...
Shared content storage
Entertainment systems for aircraft and other vehicles are described having a plurality of media players. The media players collectively store a full content...
Frame type detection and frame size detection methods and apparatuses for
Embodiments of the present invention provide frame type detection and frame size detection methods and apparatuses for a video stream. The video frame type...
Decoder, encoder, method for decoding and encoding, and data stream for a
picture, using separate filters
A decoder for decoding a picture is described, having: an extractor adapted to extract a first subset of syntax elements from a received data stream and a...
Diagonal scan for parallel coding and decoding of significance map and
A method and apparatus for encoding bit code utilizing context dependency simplification to reduce dependent scans. The method includes retrieving at least one...
Intraframe coding method, device and encoder for depth images
The embodiments of the present invention provide an intraframe encoding method, device and encoder for depth images. The method is applied to 3D video encoding...
Method and apparatus of derivation for a binary partition pattern
There is disclosed a method, device and computer-readable storage medium for decoding video data. The method includes: obtaining a reference sample array of a...
Methods and apparatus for video imaging pruning
Methods and apparatus are provided for video image pruning. An apparatus includes a data pruner for pre-processing a picture prior to, and in preparation for,...
Conversion operations in scalable video encoding and decoding
Techniques and tools for conversion operations between modules in a scalable video encoding tool or scalable video decoding tool are described. For example,...
Region sizing for macroblocks
Coding techniques for a video image compression system involve improving an image quality of a sequence of two or more bi-directionally predicted intermediate...
Spatiotemporal prediction for bidirectionally predictive (B) pictures and
motion vector prediction for...
Several improvements for use with Bidirectionally Predictive (B) pictures within a video sequence are provided. In certain improvements Direct Mode encoding...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding motion vector based on
reduced motion vector predictor candidates
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding a motion vector of a current block. The method of encoding including: generating information about the motion...
Method and apparatus for video encoding/decoding using improved merge
A video encoding method includes: when an inter prediction mode corresponds to a merge mode, checking for whether predetermined candidate adding conditions are...
Inter prediction method and apparatus using adjacent pixels, and image
encoding/decoding method and apparatus...
The present disclosure relates to an inter prediction method and apparatus using adjacent pixels, and a video encoding method and apparatus using the same. The...
Image decoding device and image encoding device
A disparity vector generation section generates disparity vectors indicating a part of a disparity between a first layer image and a second layer image...
Coding of residual data in predictive compression
Encoding input data including one or more frames includes: generating a residual block based on a difference between a first block of data for multiple pixels...
Device and method for compressing/decompressing lens shading compensation
A lens shading compensation coefficient compression device includes: a first differential block suitable for calculating a lens shading compensation coefficient...
Gradual decoding refresh with temporal scalability support in video coding
An example method of decoding video data includes receiving a plurality of pictures, receiving, in a message associated with a first picture of the plurality of...
Data storage and access in block processing pipelines
Block processing pipeline methods and apparatus in which reference data are stored to a memory according to tile formats to reduce memory accesses when fetching...
Method and apparatus for video encoding for each spatial sub-area, and
method and apparatus for video decoding...
Provided are a video encoding method and a video decoding method according to spatial subdivisions based on splitting a picture into a first tile and a second...
An analyzing unit sets a threshold on the basis of a target compression ratio of a frame. The compression unit compresses a block having an attribute value...