Digital Video Recorder

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NEW Simultaneous output of multiple television selections
May 25, 2017 - N°20170150220

Embodiments described herein provide various techniques for receiving, decoding, and simultaneously outputting multiple television programs and channels via television receivers. In various embodiments, one or more multi-video display modes may be provided by television receivers, including, for example, multi-video channel scanning display mode, a multi-video favorite channel scanning display mode, a multi-video swap command, a multi-video electronic programming guide (epg), ...
Media processing methods and arrangements
Digimarc Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170134784

The present technology concerns cell phones and other portable devices, and more particularly concerns use of such devices in connection with media content (electronic and physical) and with other systems (e. G., televisions, digital video recorders, and electronic program directories). One particular aspect of the technology concerns complementing primary content viewed on one screen (e. G., a television screen) with ...
Apparatus and method for conflict resolution in remote control of digital video recorders and the ...
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
April 20, 2017 - N°20170111694

At least one server is queried to obtain program data. Dvr data is obtained from a digital video recorder, substantially in real time, over a content-based network. The program data and/or the dvr data are displayed on a separate remote device, in communication with the content-based network. A request to record a given program on the at least one ...
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Digital video recorder and a method for dynamic management of advertising content on a digital ...
Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.
March 30, 2017 - N°20170094370

A method for dynamic management of advertising content on a digital video recorder. The method comprises recording content received by the digital video recorder, the recording comprising the steps of: starting recording (201) of the received content; detecting (202) a commercial break start; stopping recording (203) of the received content; detecting (205) a commercial break end; resuming recording (206) of the received content; such as ...
Integrated video and audio recording and transmission
Mobile-vision, Inc.
March 30, 2017 - N°20170094217

A device includes a body-worn camera and small form factor digital video recorder that is integrated with a wireless microphone and transmitter that interoperates with an in-car video system.
Camera for mounting
Mobile-vision, Inc.
March 30, 2017 - N°20170094135

A camera includes a housing, a digital video recorder, a camera lens, buttons, at least one port, a battery compartment, a holder for a removable storage device, a microphone connected, and a mounting rail.
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Video playback device for use with a mobile communication device
Texas Technology Ventures, Llp
March 16, 2017 - N°20170078733

A digital video recorder (dvr) has a memory manager to determine a particular date and a particular video program in a download schedule for which the dvr will reach a low memory condition based on the download schedule and an amount of unoccupied memory space in the dvr. The dvr outputs a display signal to indicate the particular date and ...
Systems and methods for collecting episodes of media content series
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
March 16, 2017 - N°20170078443

Methods, systems and devices for organizing media content are provided. One method includes receiving a request, via a user interface presented to a user, to compile a requested plurality of episodes of a selected media content. The availability of the requested plurality of episodes are determined from at least two types of media content sources. The requested plurality of episodes ...
Apparatus and method for remote wireless control of digital video recorders and the like
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
March 09, 2017 - N°20170070698

At least one server is queried from a wireless device to obtain program data, and to obtain dvr data from a digital video recorder. The program data is received from the server and the dvr data is received from the digital video recorder. The program data and/or the dvr data are displayed on the wireless device. The at least ...
Intelligent scheduling of dvr commands and dvr client status updates
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
March 02, 2017 - N°20170064378

A computer device may include logic configured to detect a change in a digital video recorder (dvr) recording list associated with a customer and generate an updated dvr recording list based on the detected change. The logic may be further configured to generate a schedule for an update notification for a dvr device associated with the customer and send an ...
Underwater video recorder assembly
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
February 16, 2017 - N°20170042136

The present invention is directed to possible configurations of an underwater digital video recorder/camera (dvr/c) with remote start recording (or taking pictures) when a fish bites the bait or artificial lure. The device and associated methods for capturing and storing video and/or images of fish after it bites the bait or lure are described. The dvr/c ...
Systems and methods for synchronization of television channel data
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
February 02, 2017 - N°20170034584

A television navigation device, such as a digital video recorder (dvr), searches for a television channel program lineup in an electronic program guide (epg) of a service provider that matches the television channel program lineup for what the television navigation device understands to be that of a particular television channel. The television navigation device then assigns the particular television channel ...
Digital video recorder options for editing content
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
February 02, 2017 - N°20170032820

A system for providing digital video recorder options for editing content is disclosed. In particular, the system may include receiving requests for a first version of media content and providing access to the first version of the media content. A user that accesses the first version of the media content may select a portion of the media content, and indicate ...
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Broadcast schedule synchronized digital video recorder
Accenture Global Services Limited
January 05, 2017 - N°20170006326

A disclosed example may accurately start and stop a recording of an event based on accurate event scheduling information from a channel broadcaster. A start time and stop time for a recording of the event may be scheduled according to epg data. In response to determining that the channel is a controlled channel, which includes accurate event scheduling information provided ...
System and apparatus for managing video content recordings
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
December 22, 2016 - N°20160373797

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a digital video recorder (dvr) having a controller to record video content supplied by a media communication system, establish a threshold for utilization of a memory resource of the dvr, detect a utilization of the memory resource that exceeds the threshold, generate a notice describing the utilization ...
Systems and methods for multiple bitrate content
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
December 15, 2016 - N°20160366489

A remote storage digital video recorder (rs-dvr) system is disclosed. The rs-dvr system includes a network interface to communicate data between the rs-dvr system and a subscriber system via a network, a file system module coupled to the network interface, an ingest agent coupled to the file system module to receive encoded media segments that represent media content files encoded ...
Network personal digital video recorder system (npdvr)
Xdrive, Llc
December 15, 2016 - N°20160366138

The shared internet storage resource provides internet-based file storage, retrieval, access, control, and manipulation for a user. Additionally, an easy-to-use user interface is provided both for a browser or stand-alone application. The entire method provides means by which users can establish, use, and maintain files on the internet in a manner remote from their local computers yet in a manner ...
Recorded content storage and delivery management
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc
December 08, 2016 - N°20160360243

Systems and methods for managing the storage and delivery of recorded content in a network digital video recorder (dvr) system are disclosed. A plurality of requests to record a program may be received, wherein the program may comprise a plurality of segments. A segment from the plurality of segments may be determined to be copied to a first storage. A ...
Video classification using user behavior from a network digital video recorder
Arris Enterprises, Inc.
December 01, 2016 - N°20160353139

Particular embodiments provide a system to determine ad segments in a video asset to enable subsequent ad replacement in video programs. The system is included in a multiple service operator (mso) system that broadcasts video programs via a broadcast schedule. The mso may not know the location of the ad segments in the video asset. To determine the ad segments, ...
Technique for delivering network personal video recorder service and broadcast programming service over a communications ...
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
November 03, 2016 - N°20160323649

A resident application and a second application are provided in a set-top terminal to receive a tv broadcast service and network personal video recorder (npvr) service, respectively. The resident application is suspended in favor of the second application when a user changes from a broadcast channel to an npvr enabled channel, and vice versa. In an embodiment where a digital ...
Personal content server apparatus and methods
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
October 27, 2016 - N°20160315989

Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e. G., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video program, from a location outside the subscriber's network. In one embodiment, a personal content server streams the content to the subscriber over a network connection from the local e. G., (subscription) network to a remote ...