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new patent Detection of common media segments
Provided are systems, methods, and computer-program products for identifying a media content stream when the media content stream is playing an unscheduled media segment. A computing device may receive a plurality of media content streams, where at least two of the plurality of media content streams concurrently includes a same unscheduled media segment.
Vizio Lnscape Technologies, Llc


new patent Suspend mode of streaming for seamless user experience
A method for placeshifting media content with the use of a suspend mode includes the steps of receiving media content at a placeshifting device, receiving a request at the placeshifting device from a mobile device to initiate transmission of the media content from the placeshifting device to the mobile device, and in response to the request, transmitting the media content from the placeshifting device to the mobile device. The method further includes the steps of detecting an interruption of the transmission of the media content and based on the detecting the interruption, entering a suspend mode at the placeshifting device wherein transmission of the media content is temporarily suspended.
Sling Media Pvt Ltd.


new patent Media production system with score-based display feature
In one aspect, an example method includes (i) selecting, by a computing system, a media content item from a set of multiple media content items; (ii) identifying, by the computing system, a set of operations that a media production system and/or a media broadcast system performed in connection with the selected media content item; (iii) for each operation in the identified set of operations, determining, by the computing system, a respective operation score; (iv) using, by the computing system, the one or more determined operation scores to determine a media content item score of the selected media content item; (v) repeating (i)-(iv) above for each remaining media content item in the set of multiple media content items; and (vi) displaying a reference to each media content item in the set of multiple media content items, wherein the displayed references are arranged based on the determined media content item scores.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent Video production system with social media content item modification feature
In one aspect, an example method includes (i) selecting, by a computing system, a social media (sm) content item; (ii) identifying, by the computing system, an element of the selected sm content item based on the element being associated with a particular characteristic; (iii) modifying, by the computing system, the selected sm content item by modifying the identified element of the selected sm content item; and (iv) generating, by the computing system, video content that includes the modified sm content item.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent Determination of bit rate request
There is provided determination of a bit rate request (brr) for a multimedia encoder of an electronic device. First bit rate information is received from a receiver of multimedia content.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent Media production system with location-based feature
In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) determining, by a first computing system, a first location; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system, wherein the identifying is based the determined first location and a second location of the second computing system having a threshold extent of similarity; (iii) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to facilitate performing a set of acts comprising transmitting media content to the first computing system; (iv) receiving, by the first computing system, the transmitted media content; (v) generating, by the first computing system, media content that includes the received media content; and (vi) transmitting, by the first computing system, to a third computing system, the generated media content for presentation of the generated media content..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent Media production system with social media feature
In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) selecting, by a first computing system, social media (sm) content; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system associated with the selected sm content; and (iii) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to facilitate performing a set of acts comprising transmitting media content to the first computing system..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent Media production system with social media content integration feature
In one aspect, an example method includes (i) accessing, by a computing system, data associated with a program schedule for a video program; (ii) based on the accessed data, selecting, by the computing system, a social media (sm) content item; (iii) generating, by the computing system, video content that includes the selected sm content item; and (iv) transmitting, by the computing system, to another computing system, the generated video content for presentation of the generated video content on the other computing system.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent A client device, a receiving a streaming media data and a streaming media data transmission system
The present disclosure relates to a streaming media technology, and in particular, to a client device, a method for receiving a streaming media data and a streaming media data transmission system, which may solve the problem that the client device takes too much time to acquire the media content when the network condition between the client device and the server suddenly degrades. In the client according to the embodiments of the present disclosure, a transceiver module transmits a request for a segment to a server and receives the segment transmitted from the server; and if it is determined by a processing module that the transceiver module does not receive a first segment transmitted from the server within the preset threshold time from transmitting the request for the first segment to the server, the processing module controls the transceiver module to transmit a request for a second segment having the same media content and a lower bit rate to the server, so as to ensure that the client device can adjust the bit rate in time and can acquire the media content as quickly as possible, thereby ensuring a continuity of playing of the media content..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


new patent Dynamically adaptive media content delivery
media content delivery method and systems are provided for transmitting media content to a mobile client device in a format automatically selected from alternative versions of the media content based on one or more dynamically variable resource parameters. The variable resource parameters can include historical device and/or network performance corresponding to one or more current attributes applicable to a request for media content delivery from the mobile client device, such as a current location of the device and/or a time value for the requested media content delivery.
Snapchat, Inc.


new patent

Media content skipping

A first index to a media content item and a second index to the media content item are stored on a media device. Each first index specifies a location in the media content item at which user input was received to skip a portion of the media content item.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

new patent

Device and transferring the rendering of multimedia content

A transfer method and a method for controlling the transfer of digital content. The content is available on a content server, accessible via a service gateway, and can be processed by at least two devices of a user, namely a first device known as the mobile device and at least one second device known as the rendering device.
Orange

new patent

Permission request for social media content in a video production system

In one aspect, a method includes a first computing-system (i) selecting a social media (sm) content item associated with a second computing-system, (ii) based on the selected sm content item, determining a sm-platform user-profile identifier associated with the selected sm content item, (iii) using the identifier to determine that the second computing-system has installed, in its data storage unit, an application associated with the first computing-system, (iv) responsive to determining that the second computing-system has installed the application, transmitting, to the second computing-system, an instruction that causes the application to provide, via a user interface of the second computing-system, a permission request concerning use of the selected sm content item, (v) determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, and (vi) responsive to determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, facilitating integration of the selected sm content item into a media program.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

new patent

Digital media and social networking system and method

Disclosed is computer implemented digital media systems and methods, including software application tools and related methods that employ a data frame packet process or other software application or process to enable a user to embed, assemble and/or associate one or more digital elements (e.g., audio, video, or text), individually or collectively, with or within a digital element (e.g., an image), using a computer system such as a mobile, tablet or desktop device. For example, the disclosed photo application system and method empower users to automatically create a chronological timeline display of the user's photos uploaded into the system, to add text captions, voice, audio narration, and/or video clips that will play with a chronological slideshow.

new patent

Voice controlled multimedia content creation

Voice controlled multimedia content creation techniques are discussed in which a multimedia package is created and shared to a specified destination responsive to voice commands. The voice commands can be received by a device as a single stream (e.g., a single phrase) that causes automatic performance of a sharing sequence or as a series of multiple voice commands that are input in response to prompts for voice input as part of the sharing sequence.
Motorola Mobility Llc

new patent

System for synchronous playback of media using a hybrid bluetooth™ and wi-fi network

A system and method for synchronous playback of media using a hybrid bluetooth™ and wi-fi network, comprising a plurality of wireless media receivers configured to receive media content at a first media receiver via bluetooth™, the first media receiver configured to transmit at least a portion of the received media content to a plurality of second media receivers via a wi-fi network, render at least some of the media content, and manage synchronization using a media synchronization component; with each second media receiver configured to render media content it receives synchronously with the first media receiver using respective media synchronization components.. .
Blackfire Research Corporation

new patent

System for synchronous playback of media using a hybrid bluetooth™ and wi-fi network

A system and method for synchronous playback of media using a hybrid bluetooth™ and wi-fi network, comprising a plurality of wireless media receivers configured to receive media content at a first media receiver via bluetooth™, the first media receiver configured to transmit at least a portion of the received media content to a plurality of second media receivers via a wi-fi network, render at least some of the media content, and manage synchronization using a media synchronization component; with each second media receiver configured to render media content it receives synchronously with the first media receiver using respective media synchronization components.. .
Blackfire Research Corporation

new patent

Electronic device and control method

An electronic is provided. An input unit provides a multimedia content.
Htc Corporation

new patent

Methods, systems and media for presenting media content that was advertised on a second screen device using a primary device

Methods, systems and media for presenting media content that was advertised on a second screen device using a primary screen device are provided. In some implementations, a method for advertising media content to a user is provided, the method comprising: receiving an advertisement request from a computing device; receiving association information indicating that the computing device is associated with a media presentation device; receiving user account information associated with the user account; in response to the advertisement request, selecting an advertisement for media content based at least in part on the association information and the user account information; determining whether an indicator of subscription status of the user account to a service is to be presented in connection with the selected advertisement; causing the advertisement to be presented by computing device, wherein the advertisement is associated with instructions that, in response to interaction with the advertisement, cause the computing device to instruct the media presentation device to present the media content and the indicator of subscription status; receiving input indicating that the indicator of subscription status has been selected; causing an application associated with the service to be transmitted to the computing device; and updating the subscription status of the user account in connection with the service..
Google Inc.

new patent

System and using attribution tracking for off-platform content promotion

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method of using attribution tracking for off-platform content promotion, for use in media content or other computing environments. A media campaign can be associated with a promoted content link (e.g., a url) for use on a publisher web site.
Spotify Ab

new patent

Methods and systems for indexing multimedia content

According to embodiments illustrated herein, a method and system is provided for indexing a multimedia content. The method includes extracting, by one or more processors, a set of frames from the multimedia content, wherein the set of frames comprises at least one of a human object and an inanimate object.
Xerox Corporation

new patent

Event-related media management system

An event-related media management system contextualizes media content. The event-related media management system associates media content with contextual event-related data to associate the media content with the events and information about the events.
Uberfan, Llc

new patent

Methods for identifying levels of concentrated social activity at stored venue locations within a region and devices thereof

Methods, non-transitory computer readable media and devices that identify in real time levels of concentrated social activity at stored venue locations include identifying a location of a client computing device in response to a request for identification of concentrated social activity from the client computing device. A level of social activity at each of the stored venue locations within a first set distance of the identified location is determined based on social media content on one or more social media server devices indexed in real time to each of the stored venue locations within a first set distance of the identified location.

new patent

Systems and methods for partitioning search indexes for improved efficiency in identifying media segments

Systems and methods for identifying a media segment of audio or video content are disclosed. The video segment is identified by deriving data from media content and comparing said data to a reference database in order to identify said video segment.
Vizio Inscape Technologies, Llc

new patent

Media content ontology

There is provided a media content ontology system and method. The system includes a computing platform having a processor and a memory, a content genome database stored in the memory, and ontology software for execution by the processor.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

new patent

Managing media content storage for user devices

A user device (e.g., a smart phone) may dynamically manage photographs, videos, and other types of media content. The user device may receive media content by taking photographs, recording videos, and/or recording audio inputs.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Techniques for modular multimedia broadcast and multicast service (mbms) delivery

Aspects of the present disclosure provide a system, method, and apparatus for providing multimedia broadcast and multicast service (mbms) operations in a wireless communication system. In some aspects of the present disclosure, the system, method and apparatus may provide flexibility for an application server to select one or more mbms service delivery functionalities supported by a network device for transmission of multimedia content to a mobile device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Netgames

A multimedia on demand marketplace system that is comprised of a transaction-processing enabled multimedia server that is configured to connect to an internet-based network for a seller to publish multimedia content and to transmit multimedia content programs on the demand of a buyer to be purchased on a webpage, connected via said internet-based network. The invention includes a means to process and encode said published multimedia content with a copyright overlay watermark and store said published multimedia content to render it searchable a plurality of customer premises units that are connected to said internet-based network via a network interface and configured to receive said multimedia content programs via said internet-based network.

Apparatus and tagging media content and managing marketing

A method that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, transmitting media content to a group of set top boxes for presentation with an overlay superimposed onto the media content, where the overlay can include a timeline corresponding to the presentation of the media content and receiving a first comment from a first set top box of the group of set top boxes, where the first comment is presentable with the overlay and the media content by the group of set top boxes. Additional steps can include receiving a tag generated at a first set top box during presentation of the media content, presenting the tag while the media content is presented, correlating the tag to a portion of the media content timeline and analyzing metadata associated with the portion of the timeline that is tagged to determine a first marketing parameter.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and automated media content production and distribution

An automated system and method for media content post-production, including customer order-based customization, customer approval, transcoding and distribution of the media content to broadcasting sites that disseminate audio, audiovisual or print media.. .
Via Productions, Llc

Methods, systems, and media for presenting supplemental information corresponding to on-demand media content

Methods, systems, and media for presenting supplemental information corresponding to on-demand media content are provided. In some implementations, the method comprises: receiving an indication from a web browser extension executing within a web browsing application that a media content item is being presented on a content provider website; identifying the media content item being presented on the content provider website; determining whether supplemental content associated with the broadcasted media content item is available; in response to determining that the supplemental content is available, causing the web browser extension to present an indicator that the supplemental content is available; obtaining the supplemental content corresponding to the broadcasted media content item, wherein each piece of the supplemental content is associated with timing information of the broadcasted media content item; and causing a portion of the obtained supplemental content to be presented concurrently with the media content item in response to detecting that the indicator has been selected..
Google Inc.

Transitioning between broadcast and unicast streams

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a plurality of segments of media content, each of the plurality of segments including a plurality of media frames, generating segment metadata for each of the plurality of segments, the segment metadata including a segment identifier, transmitting a broadcast stream including the plurality of segments and the segment metadata for each of the plurality of segments, and making the plurality of segments available for retrieval via a unicast stream using the segment identifiers.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Custom data indicating nominal range of samples of media content

A media processing tool adds custom data to an elementary media bitstream or media container. The custom data indicates nominal range of samples of media content, but the meaning of the custom data is not defined in the codec format or media container format.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multi-view display control

A multi-view display controller (100, 200, 300) generates view information specifying view directions along which media data a media content is to be projected on a multi-view display (2) and specifying a selected view direction along which additional information is to be simultaneously projected as media data of the media content. The multi-view display controller (100, 200, 300) thereby enables an intuitive and efficient communication of additional information to the viewer (5) on the multi-view display (2)..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and presenting media content

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, presenting a plurality of unassociated media programs from a single presentation device having overlapping presentation periods, receiving information from a viewing apparatus to adjust an intensity of emitted light associated with one of the unassociated media programs, and adjusting the intensity of the emitted light in a manner that is detectable by the viewing apparatus supplying the information. Other embodiments are disclosed and contemplated..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Processing of streamed multimedia data

A method and device for streaming multimedia data over a communication network. Data associated with multimedia content is received over the communication network.
Ustream, Inc.

Measuring server availability and managing traffic in adaptive bitrate media delivery

Computer-based systems and methods measure saturation of a media server that transmits media content to a plurality of users via data links the data buffers of the media server are sampled to ascertain whether they contain data to be transmitted to each buffer's associated destination at the time of the sampling. A saturation score is calculated based on the sampling, such as based on the number of non-empty data buffers.
Introspec Ltd

Mobile device streaming media application

A system and process for coordinating streaming content or messages is provided. A network-connected server maintains a database containing media content-related data, such as the text of a message, accompanying media, time of airing, payment and related comments.

Low energy data streaming service

A service may provide media content metadata describing available media content to reader devices, the service including a zeroth characteristic indicating a count of additional data characteristics of the service and a count of read cycles of the data characteristics to retrieve the metadata. Each of the data characteristics may include an indication of the read cycle of the data characteristic, a data element including a portion of the metadata, and an indication of a data offset of the data element into the media content metadata.
Myine Electronics, Inc.

System and methods for providing a notification upon the occurrence of a trigger event associated with playing media content over a network

The disclosed embodiments include systems and methods for providing a notification upon the occurrence of a trigger event associated with playing media content over a network. An exemplary method may include transmitting access to a media content data file to a computing device associated with a content receiver, playing the data file at the computing device, and transmitting an electronic notification to another computing device when the trigger event occurs..

Mobile device streaming media application

A system and process for coordinating streaming content or messages is provided. A network-connected server maintains a database containing media content-related data, such as the text of a message, accompanying media, time of airing, payment and related comments.

Automapping of music tracks to music videos

A music service remote from a local device user identifies matching video and music content. An identification of a piece of media content that is part of a collection or playlist, is received by the service, the selected piece of media content being included in a unified catalog of video and music content that is accessible by the music service.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multi-track playback of media content during repetitive motion activities

A system for multi-track playback of media content includes: a media device; a user interface, provided at the media device, which displays a visual array of media options, a playback logic, provided within the media device, which is configured so that, while a selected point or region is determined by the user interface as being moved in response to user input, within the visual array of media options, the system determines media options that are proximate to the selected point or region, and adjusts playback parameters for corresponding media content items, by crossfading or otherwise combining playback to reflect the media options relative distances from the selected point or region; and a tempo logic, provided within the media device, which is configured to provide or receive a selected tempo and provide the one or more media content items associated with the selected tempo.. .
Spotify Ab

Method and displaying gaming content

A method comprises receiving an indication of a triggering event at a gaming device, determining a gaming content associated with the gaming device, identifying a public display on which is displayed non-gaming media content, and outputting the gaming content on the public display wherein the gaming content supersedes at least a portion of the non-gaming media content.. .
Igt

Systems and methods for providing immersive media content

In one embodiment, a processor implemented method is provided. The processor-implemented method includes receiving raw lighting information corresponding to one or more lighting events that occur during the creation of primary content, during association of supplemental effects on the primary content, or both.
Nbcuniversal Media, Llc

Prescheduling recordings of media content

A device may determine media content to be prescheduled for recording without receiving a request to record the media content and based on a quantity of users expected to record the media content. The device may determine a digital video recorder (dvr) device, for which the media content is to be prescheduled for recording, without receiving a user request to record the media content using the dvr device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Synchronized rendering of split multimedia content on network clients

A system is disclosed for rendering a split multimedia content stream associated with a single program among networked playback devices in sync with each other. Splitting multimedia content allows, for example, two viewers of the same movie to hear the audio track in different languages, or presentation of related program information on a second screen.
Stmicroelectronics International N.v.

Media presentation description

A method for indicating repeat occurrences of advertisements in media content may include one or more of the following. The method may include inserting a first descriptor element for a media content in a media presentation description (mpd) associated with the media content.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

Managing media content upload groups

A cloud-based media content management system for managing access to media content items is disclosed. Managing access to media content items by a cloud-based media content management system may include, for example, managing uploads of media content items from a population of media devices, reducing duplication of media content data stored in cloud-based storage, and providing user-controlled access to media content items stored in cloud-based storage across any number of user devices.
Tivo Inc.

Media streaming

Media streaming is more efficient in terms of transmission bitrate consumption, transmission latency and/or fair trade of transmission capacity among several by pushing media content rather than the client pulling media content from the server. Pushing media content to the client at a varying bitrate enables to shift, at least partially, the control over the streaming from the client towards the server.
Bitmovin Gmbh

System, content delivery for internet traffic and methods thereof

In one embodiment, a method of serving media includes receiving user profiles from a layer3 node in an access network, and receiving a request to serve media content to a user equipment. The user profiles include information relating to user account and/or network characteristics of the user equipment.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Decrypting and decoding media assets through a secure data path

A client device for decrypting and decoding media assets through a secure data path. The client device includes a host core and global memory in a common execution environment and a secure core and restricted memory in a secure execution environment.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)



Media Content topics:
  • Media Content
  • Content Management
  • Storage Device
  • Distributed
  • Multimedia
  • Computing Device
  • Compilation
  • Motion Estimation
  • Digital Video Recorder
  • Social Media
  • Electronic Device
  • Mobile Application
  • Cookie File
  • Content Awareness
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