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US-9,854,315 Systems and methods for broadcast audience interaction and participation
A broadcast audience interaction and feedback system may discover and activate a recording function of a portable device of a user to record audio and/or video...
US-9,854,314 Methods and systems for receiving ratings from a third-party source of ratings
Methods and systems are presented for selecting a preferred source of ratings (e.g., Metacritic.com) and integrating the ratings into the electronic program...
US-9,854,313 Methods and systems for presenting information about media assets
Methods and systems are disclosed herein for a media guidance application that presents information about a media asset by modifying graphical properties of a...
US-9,854,312 Program shortcuts
Techniques are described that allow DVR users to create program shortcuts to different types of media content from content providers. A program shortcut...
US-9,854,311 Systems and methods for requesting electronic programming content through internet content or advertising
Systems and methods are disclosed for enabling Internet users to schedule recordings of electronic programming content. One method includes displaying on a web...
US-9,854,310 Intelligent system and methods of recommending media content items based on user preferences
A system and method for making program recommendations to users of a network-based video recording system utilizes expressed preferences as inputs to...
US-9,854,309 Multi source and destination media discovery and management platform
A platform allows viewing and sorting digital media from multiple content sources across multiple devices by title, category, series, or other sorting desired....
US-9,854,308 Method and system for authorizing user devices to communicate with a primary service provider using a limited...
A system and method for controlling access to content stream includes a user device and a service provider in communication with the user device. The service...
US-9,854,307 Multimedia program recording schedule manager
A multimedia program recording schedule manager for DVR systems is described. In a first embodiment, for example, a method implemented by one or more server...
US-9,854,306 Methods and systems for content navigation among programs presenting advertising content
Systems and methods for aiding user content navigation are described. An exemplary system may include an electronic device configured to receive audiovisual...
US-9,854,305 Method, system, apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium for extracting and providing...
Provided are a method, system, apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable medium for extracting a highlight image of video content. A method configured as...
US-9,854,304 Systems and methods for identifying a source of media content based on a log of fingerprints
Systems and methods are described for identifying a content source of media content being transmitted to a viewer in situations when a specific media asset is...
US-9,854,303 Sharing television and video programming through social networking
In particular embodiments, one or more computer systems query a social graph for social content associated with particular media content, present a content...
US-9,854,302 Multimedia servers that broadcast a channel listing and packet-switched audio
An apparatus, system, or method wirelessly sends an audio component of a multimedia channel to one or more wireless computing devices while a visual component...
US-9,854,301 Video transmission system and video receiver
Provided are a video-signal switching method and a video receiver having two functions: a switching function between video signals in a currently-active system...
US-9,854,300 Automatic channel changing auxiliary device and automatic channel changing method thereof
A device providing an automatic channel changing function includes: a receiving unit, receiving recommended program data, first user data and second user data...
US-9,854,299 Image display device and operation method thereof
An operation method of an image display device used by users according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving user data of...
US-9,854,298 Apparatus and method for providing N-screen service in broadcast system
A method for supplying an N-screen service by a main N-screen device in a broadcast system is provided. The method includes receiving an Application Information...
US-9,854,297 Service entry device
A system is described in which, in some embodiments, a centralized service entry device may be used to coordinate communications going into and out of a home or...
US-9,854,296 Distributed system architecture for control of a set top box
A distributed system architecture is described for control of a Set Top Box (STB). The architecture employs server software implemented as JSON middleware, and...
US-9,854,295 Content output device and program
A data processing device, includes a bus, a demultiplexer which receives content including video data and audio data. A memory interface is coupled to the bus,...
US-9,854,294 Localized audio source extraction from video recordings
Technologies are generally described for a system to process a collection of video recordings of a scene to extract and localize audio sources for the audio...
US-9,854,293 Method and apparatus for selecting among multiple tuners
A system or method selects among multiple tuners to tune a particular channel. A request is received to tune a first channel. In response to this request, a...
US-9,854,292 Systems and methods for determining audience engagement based on user motion
Systems and methods are described for measuring audience engagement for a media asset using user motion. For example, a media guidance application may receive...
US-9,854,291 Recording of multiple television channels
Various arrangements for recording multiple television channels are presented. A plurality of sets of television channels may be identified. An interface may be...
US-9,854,290 System and method for data-driven ad-insertion in online video streams
These teachings concern smart insertion of advertisements in a video, and specifically include selecting locations in a video to place such advertisements. For...
US-9,854,289 Secure multimedia transfer system
A method and apparatus for secure multimedia transfer provides an encrypted data transfer system that makes transferring multimedia content from a client to any...
US-9,854,288 Method and system for analysis of sensory information to estimate audience reaction
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may perform operations, for example, including determining a first correlation value between a behavior of a...
US-9,854,287 Method and apparatus for processing digital service signal
An apparatus of processing a digital service signals and a method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a PDI module configured to receive a PDI...
US-9,854,286 Systems and methods for optimizing the broadcast of multimedia
A method for optimizing the broadcast of multimedia is described. Multimedia is broadcast to at least one multimedia user device. User information is received...
US-9,854,285 Popular media items data set with exponential decay
A processing device computes scores for a plurality of media items. A score for a media item is computed based on a plurality of positive user actions...
US-9,854,284 Synchronizing program presentation
Systems and methods that may facilitate synchronizing the presentation of a program on multiple devices are disclosed. Synchronization information related to a...
US-9,854,283 Distributed cable modem termination system with software reconfigurable MAC and PHY capability
Distributed and highly software reconfigurable CMTS (CMRTS) device, based on MAC and PHY units with FPGA and DSP components, for a HFC CATV network. The various...
US-9,854,282 System and method for enabling network based rate determination for adaptive video streaming
In one example embodiment, a method of adaptive video streaming includes receiving, by a server, a request for a video segment from an end user device and...
US-9,854,281 Systems and methods for media packaging
The invention relates to a method for packaging media and data for transmission over a broadband communications network link for display at a terminal...
US-9,854,280 Apparatus and methods for selective enforcement of secondary content viewing
Methods and apparatus for selectively enforcing required insertion or viewing of secondary content, such as advertisements or promotions, in a content...
US-9,854,279 Transport stream packet header compression
A demultiplexer 630 routes only one or more transport stream packets with a single packet identifier value to each physical layer pipe. A header compression...
US-9,854,278 Antena arrangements and associated control methods
A broadcast receiving apparatus includes: a plurality of unit antennas arranged at preset intervals, each unit antenna of the plurality of antennas being...
US-9,854,277 System and method for creation and management of advertising inventory using metadata
The invention is directed to a system and method for the creation and management of advertising inventory utilizing associated metadata. The system generally...
US-9,854,276 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program, which enable processing to be performed by...
US-9,854,275 Quantization in video coding
In an example, aspects of this disclosure relate to a method of coding video data that includes determining a quantization parameter (QP) for coding residual...
US-9,854,274 Video coding
A method of performing a rate-distortion optimization process comprising selecting a preferred encoding mode by optimizing a function comprising an estimate of...
US-9,854,273 Method of decoding moving pictures in intra prediction
A method of decoding an image is discussed. The method includes deriving an intra prediction mode, generating reference pixels on an unavailable position if...
US-9,854,272 Method and apparatus for decoding an enhanced video stream
A method of decoding an enhanced video stream composed of base layer video access units and enhancement layer video access units, each access unit comprising a...
US-9,854,271 Hybrid video coding supporting intermediate view synthesis
Hybrid video decoder supporting intermediate view synthesis of an intermediate view video from a first- and a second-view video which are predictively coded...
US-9,854,269 Method and apparatus for processing multiview video signal with part of non-reference view
The method for processing a multiview video signal according to the present invention acquires motion information generated by predictively coding a picture of...
US-9,854,268 Method and apparatus of motion data buffer reduction for three-dimensional video coding
A method and apparatus for three-dimensional video coding, multi-view video coding and scalable video coding are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention...
US-9,854,267 Picture decoding method for decoding coded picture data and performing distortion removal by comparing pixel...
A picture decoding method is provided for decoding coded picture data. The decoding method includes decoding coded picture data to obtain a first transform...
US-9,854,266 Picture encoding device, picture encoding method, picture encoding program, picture decoding device, picture...
A candidate list construction unit selects a plurality of blocks each having one or two pieces of motion information containing at least information about a...
US-9,854,265 Video encoding method and video decoding method
Provided is a video encoding/decoding technique for improving the compression efficiency by reducing the motion vector code amount. In a video decoding process,...
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