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Apparatus and method for recovering from partial insertion of an audio
Apparatus and methods for recovering from an audio jack connection anomaly such as a partial insertion of an audio jack plug with an audio jack receptacle are...
Speaker and showerhead assembly
A speaker assembly is disclosed as having a shower device, a housing having openings through which sound may travel, and two speakers contained in the housing...
Reconfigurable audio drivers
An audio accessory comprising one or more speaker units may be used to provide audio output for a media device such as a tablet computer, smartphone, and so...
Vehicle entertainment assemblies and systems
Methods and systems are disclosed relating to in-vehicle entertainment, information presentation, and/or processing. Aspects of multimedia in-vehicle...
System and method for packaged MEMS device having embedding arrangement,
MEMS die, and grille
A packaged MEMS device may include an embedding arrangement, a MEMS device disposed in the embedding arrangement, a sound port disposed in the embedding...
Microphone and microphone casing
A microphone includes a microphone unit having a diaphragm vibrating in response to sound. The microphone unit converts the sound into an electrical signal. A...
Rigging system locking mechanism
A speaker rigging system is provided with a frame, a cam pivotally connected to the frame about a pivot axis and a sector secured to the cam with a peripheral...
A micro-speaker includes a speaker monomer, a housing and a waterproof membrane. The housing accommodates the speaker monomer and has an opening to output a...
System and method for photonic switching
In one embodiment, a method of photonic frame scheduling includes receiving, by a photonic switching fabric from a top of rack (TOR) switch, a frame request...
Multilane variable bias for an optical modulator
In an example, the present invention includes an integrated system on chip device. The device has a variable bias block configured with the control block, the...
Placing a fibre channel switch into a maintenance mode in a virtualized
computing environment via path change
Techniques for placing a first fiber channel (FC) switch into maintenance mode in a virtualized computing environment in which each data store is connected to...
Communication generation using sparse indicators and sensor data
Techniques, systems, and products for analyzing sparse indicators and sensor data and generating communications are disclosed. The sensors may be associated...
Tire-pressure sensor unit and a tire-pressure information device
A tire-pressure information device should receive wheel information within a demanded detection time. A transmission controller of a sensor unit transmits wheel...
Method for the efficient transmission of data
In a method for transmitting data from a sensor to a processor via at least one communication medium in a communication network, a sensor value of the sensor is...
Patch panel cable retention mechanisms
A device and a system may facilitate access to communication connectors, adapters, and/or ports that are supported within a housing, e.g., a rack or cabinet....
Method and system for collecting, transmitting, editing and integrating,
broadcasting, and receiving signal
Embodiments of present invention provide a method and system for collecting, transmitting, editing and integrating, broadcasting, and receiving signals. The...
Light-weight validation of native images
One or more identifiers that facilitate efficient native image validation can be generated and stored in an auxiliary file upon pre-compiling of an assembly....
System and method for creating and displaying recipient gifts for display
at a venue display
A venue display system displayings recipient gifts for display at the venue display and includes a server that communicates with a box and includes a processor...
Integrated video content
A method includes receiving a request, associated with a user profile, for an integrated video guide for a video service. The integrated video guide is time...
Portal for collection and distribution of web-based audiovisual content
blocks and creation of audience statistics
An advertisement supported entertainment collection, distribution, and library system accessible over a network. The system retains and manages contents,...
Method and apparatus for configuring an electronic device
An electronic device including a peripheral device connection unit configured to connect to a peripheral device and to receive identification data for the...
Method to bind the use of a television receiver to a particular network
A method to bind the use of a digital audio/video service data receiver to a network on which at least one services provider broadcasts access controlled and...
Smartphone bluetooth headset receiver
Systems and methods are provided for allowing a user with a Smartphone to pair the Smartphone with another Bluetooth device to receive audio that is played to...
Content locating method and content delivery network node
The present invention provides a content locating method and a content delivery network node. In this case, the content locating method provided by the present...
Virtual CCAP cable modem termination system with software reconfigurable
Distributed and software reconfigurable remote CMTS (CMRTS) device, based on MAC and PHY units with FPGA and DSP components, for a HFC CATV network. The various...
Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer
preferences for minimizing navigation...
Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (VOD) platform of a digital TV service provider are each assigned a respective title and...
Selecting remote services through an electronic program guide
A system includes a television that has access to one or more services hosted on provider servers through a network. The television has software that displays...
User commentary systems and methods
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving program content and data describing program content from a content source, and automatically identifying, based...
Method and apparatus for providing a mobile video blog service
A method and apparatus for providing a mobile video blog (vlog) service in a communication network are disclosed. For example, the method captures video content...
Apparatus and method for media on demand commentaries
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to present an overlay to be combined with...
Method and system for distance based video advertisement reward system
with instant dynamic price generation...
Asynchronous data exchange between an enhance digital signage unit and user guided digital content management system which charges external advertisers with...
Method and apparatus for real-time viewer interaction with a media
Real-time participation within a media presentation is disclosed. A participant overlay may be generated by preprocessing a media presentation to extract a...
Set-top box-based TV streaming and redirecting
A method for redirecting video content includes receiving a video signal at the set-top box and decoding the video signal to produce unrendered video data. The...
Method and apparatus for presenting media content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a mobile communication device having a controller to receive a...
Testing effectiveness of TV commercials to account for second screen
A method for measuring viewer attentiveness to an audio-visual presentation on one display in the presence of a visual distraction on another display simulating...
Empirical ad pod detection
A system and method for analyzing the viewing behavior of end users that are viewing video content to determine the likely presence of one or more ...
Digital broadcast receiver and information updating method therefor
A digital broadcast receiver includes: a receiver that receives a broadcast signal of a physical channel in digital broadcasting; a current position detector...
Licensed and unlicensed spectrum set-top box
Novel tools and techniques are described for providing media content to a plurality of set-top boxes ("STBs") over a licensed spectrum and over an unlicensed...
Transfer of content between screens
Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the transfer and/or sharing of content between multiple devices. An interface may be...
Information distribution method, computer program, information
distribution apparatus and mobile communication...
Provided are: an information providing system, an information providing method and a computer program, which are able to detect a position on a screen of a...
Visual representation of navigation flows within a user interface
In one embodiment, a method includes: retrieving data relevant to a first screen of an electronic program guide; generating a graphical user interface using the...
Synchronizing two or more display devices to augment user experience
Provided are techniques for detecting a presentation of media content on a first display device; synchronizing contextual data corresponding to the media...
Social television state synchronization method, system and terminal
Disclosed are a social television state synchronization system and method, comprising: a first social television client being set to send a subscription request...
Methods, systems, and apparatus can provide channel scanning. In various examples, a channel scanning module can instruct scanning of multiple channels within a...
Touch user interface method and imaging apparatus
The present invention relates to a touch user interface of an imaging apparatus such as a smart TV. The present invention relates to a user interface method and...
Method of operating one or more controllable devices in dependence upon
commands received from a mobile device...
A system controller for operating one or more controllable devices in dependence upon commands received from a mobile device includes a first communication...
Rendering content for personal over-the-top network video recorder
Live streaming video content is processed and stored for real-time delivery of the content, future VoD viewing of the content, and time-shifted viewing of the...
In-flight entertainment system with wireless handheld controller and
cradle having controlled locking and...
A vehicle entertainment system is disclosed that includes docking cradles that can store handheld controllers, and a management terminal. The management...
Live system, method based on mobile terminal and mobile terminal
A live broadcast system for use with a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal is described. The system includes a mobile terminal and a live server. The mobile...
Method and apparatus for matching of corresponding frames in multimedia
A method and an apparatus for matching corresponding frames in two multimedia streams are suggested. The first multimedia stream is an original multimedia...