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US-9,820,014 Location-based movie identification systems and methods
The illustrative embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for movie identification based on a location. In the embodiment, a method includes...
US-9,820,013 System and method for opaque metadata transmission
According to one embodiment, a content distribution method includes: generating a security identifier associated with content; storing the security identifier...
US-9,820,012 Seamless ad insertion for multicast streams
Techniques described herein may be used to seamlessly insert advertisements into media programs without a significant change in required bandwidth. A client...
US-9,820,011 Detecting and preventing false television viewership
A device receives instructions to record particular content and repeatedly play the recorded particular content. The device records the particular content based...
US-9,820,010 Adaptive media content scrubbing on a remote device
Systems and techniques are disclosed for controlling, from a mobile device, media content stored on the mobile device to a media client for presentation on a...
US-9,820,009 Streaming with optional broadcast delivery of data segments
For streaming data in a mobile communication network, a descriptive file (100) of a stream (200) is provided. The descriptive file (100) comprises a list (110)...
US-9,820,008 Capture and recall of home entertainment system session
Various embodiments are directed to systems and methods for determining the current state of multiple devices that form the basis of a home entertainment...
US-9,820,007 Hybrid all digital fiber to CATV cable system and method
Producing advanced HFC CATV cable systems while easing the burden of backward compatibility. The system improves CATV data carrying capacity by moving RF QAM...
US-9,820,006 Diagnosing and optimizing network-wide IPTV configurations
Methods, systems, and apparatus for diagnosing and optimizing an Internet Protocol television (IPTV) network are disclosed. In one aspect a method includes...
US-9,820,005 Cross platform application control in an interactive, multi-platform video network
In one aspect, the invention provides an interactive, multi-platform video network. In another aspect, the invention provides a dynamic scheduling method.
US-9,820,004 Optimizing timing of display of a video overlay
The timing for displaying an overlay a video is optimized using a system that includes an engagement component that receives information regarding frames of a...
US-9,820,003 Application panel manager
An Intelligent TV having a silo manager, a panel manager and a panel controller. The various managers and controllers managing a global panel and an application...
US-9,820,002 System and method for enabling review of a digital multimedia presentation and redirection therefrom
There is presented a system for providing a digital multimedia presentation. The system comprises a presentation server; a presentation content database...
US-9,820,001 On-line schedule system with personalization features
An on-line scheduling application allows users to personalize how television-related, entertainment-related, and social event related information is provided....
US-9,820,000 Method and apparatus for delivery of programs and metadata to provide user alerts to tune to corresponding...
Systems, methods and devices are provided to alert a user of content delivered on multiple channels to events of interest occurring on channels other than the...
US-9,819,999 Interactive media display across devices
A computer-implemented method includes identifying a computer-based portable program module, automatically altering code in the portable program module to...
US-9,819,998 Handling disruption in content streams received at a player from a content retransmitter
A player receives encoded content of a first resolution level from a content retransmitter and monitors bandwidth of the communication connection utilized to...
US-9,819,997 Method for providing previous watch list of contents provided by different sources, and display device which...
A display device and a method of providing a contents list are provided. An apparatus/method is provided. The method includes: playing contents; determining...
US-9,819,996 Systems and methods for fingerprinting to track device usage
Systems and methods are provided herein for using fingerprinting techniques on user interfaces, such as source indicators, application indicators, and the like,...
US-9,819,995 Device and method for data transmission and reception using HDMI
A method for transmitting and receiving data of a source device using HDMI (High Definition Media Interface) is disclosed. A method for transmitting and...
US-9,819,994 Moving content between set top box and end devices in home
A content moving device which enables providing content stored on a first user device, such as a DVR, in a first format and resolution to be provided to a...
US-9,819,993 Switch apparatus and electronic device
A single electronic device can connect to and communicate with multiple independent load medias. The electronic device comprises a number of internal...
US-9,819,992 Wideband tuner architecture
A wideband receiver system comprises a wideband analog-to-digital converter (ADC) module and a digital frontend (DFE) module. The wideband ADC is configured to...
US-9,819,991 Adaptive impedance matching interface
A device is described. The device includes a data interface connector, an application processor, and interface circuitry. The application processor can receive...
US-9,819,990 Remote control programming using images
Imaging capabilities of a remote control are leveraged to automatically identify a remotely controllable device and program the remote control accordingly. The...
US-9,819,989 Remote control device signal distribution
Signals from a remote control device may be received in a first viewing area and retransmitted to a second viewing area to control customer premises equipment...
US-9,819,988 Security device for pay-TV receiver decoder
The aim of the present invention is to ensure that a security module SC or CAM is used with an authorized receiver device. A security device for Pay-TV receiver...
US-9,819,987 Content entitlement determinations for playback of video streams on portable devices
Video content is streamed to portable devices based on an entitlement determination that includes determining the location of the portable device. Channel...
US-9,819,986 Automated DLNA scanning with notification
A Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) subservice module for an intelligent television (TV) is configured to run periodic discovery scans for DLNA devices on...
US-9,819,985 System and method to manage switching between devices
In example embodiments, a system and method for managing switching between devices are provided. A consolidated catalog of applications available on devices...
US-9,819,984 Digital video recording with remote storage
Centralized storage and playback of user-recorded television programming eliminates the need for expensive DVR devices to be deployed in the field. Further, the...
US-9,819,983 Multi-dimensional digital content selection system and method
A digital content distribution scheme allows for monitoring of a wide range of data, such as system and behavior events of audiences and playback devices, as...
US-9,819,982 Method and system for changing communication parameters of a content delivery system based on feedback from...
A system and method for communicating content to a user device includes a head end that communicates a plurality of upcoming content metadata that includes a...
US-9,819,981 Distributed database management system
A distributed database management system provides a central database resident on a server that contains database objects. Objects, e.g., program guide data, to...
US-9,819,980 Method and system for assessing viewing quality of media objects
Method, system, and programs for assessing viewing quality of media objects (e.g., advertisements) are provided. In one example, information regarding one or...
US-9,819,979 Video data processing apparatus
A video data processing apparatus including a file creation unit that creates a file including video packets that is received from a video source, an index...
US-9,819,978 Uninterrupted playback of video streams using lower quality cached files
Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating uninterrupted playback of video streams using lower quality cached files. A video file corresponding to an...
US-9,819,977 Method for transmitting/receiving internet-based content and transmitter/receiver using same
The present invention relates to a method for transmitting/receiving contents through a network such as the Internet, and to a transmitter/receiver using same,...
US-9,819,976 Transmission apparatus, transmission method, reception apparatus, and reception method
To enable satisfactory decoding processing corresponding to a decoding capability on a reception side. Image data of pictures constituting moving image data are...
US-9,819,975 Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, method for...
A method and an apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals thereof are disclosed. The apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals comprises an encoder for...
US-9,819,974 Image metadata creation for improved image processing and content delivery
Several embodiments of a media processor for the creation of metadata from a set of images are given. The media processor receives a set of image data and...
US-9,819,973 Embedded appliance for multimedia capture
A multimedia device includes input ports dedicated to receiving a real-time media signal and a processor system dedicated to capturing the real-time media...
US-9,819,972 Methods and apparatuses for a distributed live-on-demand (LOD) origin
A novel live on demand origin architecture in one embodiment can enable the provision, operation and management of massively scalable, highly efficient, high...
US-9,819,971 Providing customized content-on-demand media functions at a hospitality establishment according to passkeys
A media system providing customized media functions at a hospitality establishment includes a first device operable to display a first passkey to a user...
US-9,819,970 Reducing memory consumption during video decoding
Video decoding innovations for multithreading implementations and graphics processor unit ("GPU") implementations are described. For example, for multithreaded...
US-9,819,969 Generalization of methods and systems for image compression while encoding at least one extra bit
A method for encoding at least one extra bit in an image compression and decompression system. The method includes accessing an input image, and compressing the...
US-9,819,968 Method and apparatus for error detection in CABAC
A method and apparatus for error detection. The method includes decoding slice header when a unit is a NAL unit, decoding a macroblock unit and detecting an end...
US-9,819,966 Filter description signaling for multi-filter adaptive filtering
Filtering is applied at an encoder, and filter information describing a set of filters is encoded in the bitstream to enable a decoder to identify the filtering...
US-9,819,965 Content adaptive transform coding for next generation video
Techniques related to applying content adaptive and fixed transforms to prediction error data partitions for coding video are discussed. Such techniques may...
US-9,819,964 Limited error raster compression
Embodiments of the invention relate to an image or raster compression method for a multi-dimensional array of pixels. A user specifies a maximum error allowable...
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