|| List of recent Metadata-related patents
|Method, server and computer-readable recording media for managing metastore|
A method for managing a metastore includes steps of: (a) registering static resource and metadata at a metastore to produce a certain application by using an open device api and external html5 authoring tools; (b) configuring a build target operating system and a build target platform; (c) checking a degree of matching between i) the static resource and the metadata and ii) information on parameters delivered from a build target metarepository by referring to the configured build target operating system and platform; (d) calling an external open build system and an api, if the degree of matching is satisfied, and then creating and receiving a target executable file in return to fit for the configured build target operating system and platform; and (e) storing the target executable file, the static resource and the metadata in a metasource repository.. .
|Content-object synchronization and authoring of dynamic metadata|
A method and system are provided which allow for the standardization of object-oriented metadata for units of supplemental data and the improved association of video assets with objects. By defining such a standard, metadata can be added that addresses the lack of creative control and flexibility for authors of supplemental content and interactive elements.
|Method and system for authenticating and preserving data within a secure data repository|
A computer implemented method for identifying and linking a data originator and a data file or data batch from the originator through one or more data source systems. The system stores the data files and batches on a permanent basis for subsequent verification purposes, verifying the identity of the data file originator through originator-specific information from the data source system; and generating unique data entries associated with the originator identity, the file identity and/or a file verification cryptographic digest, and a unique originator signature.
|Ordering content items|
A creation order of content items can generally be determined by a metadata creation time associated with the content items. In some instances, multiple content items can be associated with the same metadata creation time.
|Method for file handling in a hierarchical storage environment and corresponding hierarchical storage environment|
A method for file handling in a hierarchical storage environment includes receiving a new document for storage, and triggering and/or initiating a new document notification process upon receipt of the new document. The new document notification process includes scanning the new document for a set of keywords and/or references; creating enhanced metadata for the new document, wherein the enhanced metadata includes the set of keywords and/or references from said scanning; storing the enhanced metadata in a file system; and evaluating the enhanced metadata via a relationship analyzing process to produce a priority list defining a likelihood of possible access.
|Data management in a multi-tenant distributive environment|
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for data management in multi-tenant distributive environment. According to the embodiments of the present invention, a tenant-specific virtual metadata server may be created and registered with a task manager in a job processing system.
|In-database provisioning of data|
A user uploads date sets through a client to a database. The data sets are provisioned in the database for in-database searching.
|Event based metadata synthesis|
Event based metadata synthesis is provided. In some embodiments, event based metadata synthesis includes determining time and location information for a first digital asset (e.g., a photograph, video, or recording) associated with a first user based on a first set of metadata associated with the first digital asset, in which the first set of metadata does not include location information, and in which the first set of metadata includes a first time value, and based on a second set of metadata associated with a second digital asset associated with a second user, in which the second set of metadata includes a second time value and a first location value; determining the first digital asset is associated with an event based on a correlation of the determined time and location information for the first digital asset with event time and location information for the event, in which the determined time and location information for the first digital asset includes the first time value and the first location value; and associate the first digital asset with a third set of metadata associated with the event.
|Methods and systems for creating and storing metadata|
One embodiment of the present disclosure is a method of creating metadata during object development. The method comprises receiving a change to an object during its development that results in a changed version of the object, identifying information about the change, and creating metadata comprising the information about the change.
|System and method for automated claims data auditing|
A system and method for automated claims data auditing. The system may include a memory device configured to store a plurality of audit questions associated with audit question metadata, to store a plurality tasks associated with task metadata, to store a plurality workflows associated with workflow metadata and to store a plurality surveys associated with survey metadata.
|Content-based unique material identifiers|
A unique material identifier (umid) for a media file that was not provided with a umid at its point of origination is generated by using the content of the file, and is independent of the time of file import or accessing. For a given item of media material, the umid remains unchanged and uniquely identifies the item when such a file is imported or accessed multiple times.
|Map your movie|
A method of displaying an interactive geographical representation associated with a video content item is described. The method includes: playing the video content item, wherein the video content item includes at least one scene; requesting relevant metadata associated with the at least one video scene, the relevant metadata including a geographical representation and geolocation metadata associated with the at least video scene; receiving the relevant metadata; and displaying an interactive geographical representation along with at least one visual indication, wherein the at least one visual indication is associated with the at least one video scene and positioned at a location indicated by the geolocation metadata.
|Video-related meta data engine, system and method|
A video engine, system and method for use with a video player, including a presenter that presents at least two audio/visual works, at least one software application capable of at least one metadata-related interaction with the audio/visual works, communication points over which the audio/visual works are received, and over which at least a portion of the at least one meta-data interaction occurs, and a hierarchical taxonomy that effects a common metadata reference to each recurrence of a particular object across the audio/visual works, and across each of the at least one metadata-related interaction. The video engine, system, and method may additionally include a prioritization data for use with the metadata..
A unique system, method, and user interface are provided that facilitate more efficient indexing and retrieval of images. In particular, the systems and methods involve annotating or geo-coding images with their location metadata.
|Method and apparatus for mapping a point of interest based on user-captured images|
An approach is provided for mapping a point of interest (poi) based on user-captured images. One or more user-captured images are queried based, at least in part, on a poi data record.
|Method and apparatus for automated analysis and identification of a person in image and video content|
A method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for identifying a person in an image includes an image analyzer. The image analyzer determines the content of an image such as a person, location, and object shown in the image.
|Method and a system to minimize post processing of network traffic|
In the method of the invention said network traffic is monitored by means of descriptive metadata, said descriptive metadata is outputted by a descriptive metadata interface of a deep packet inspection, or dpi, deployment of a network and said descriptive metadata contains verbatim packet fields and accounting information. It is characterised in that it comprises correlating at least part of said descriptive metadata with information included in said descriptive metadata, centralized signatures and external data sources in order to enrich said descriptive metadata..
|Method for automating the management and interpretation of digital documents and their owners rights metadata for generating digital rights management protected contents|
A method for automating the management and interpretation of digital documents and their rights metadata to generate user access of a document protected by digital rights management (drm), comprising the steps of a server obtaining a digital document and its associated rights metadata, the server interpreting the metadata to ascertain drm useful information including identifications (ids) of the document and its users and associated digital rights, and the server generating entries for a drm database including policies associated with the document id and users ids based on the ascertained drm useful information to enable drm protection to the document.. .
|Personalized content recommendation|
Systems and methods for providing personalized content recommendation and content availability to a user are described. In one implementation, the described methods are implemented in the systems, where the method includes gathering content metadata based on user specific parameters, where the content metadata is content specific.
|System and method for dynamically constructing personalized contextual video programs|
Systems, methods, and computer readable-media for dynamically constructing personalized contextual video programs include extracting video metadata from a video program, extracting component metadata from video components stored in a media object library, extracting viewer preferences, receiving synchronization information about the video program, identifying a video program segment susceptible to inserting a video component, and transmitting the video component to a playback device and instructions detailing how to insert the video component in the video program segment. Video metadata can be extracted in real time.
|Systems and methods for utilizing micro-interaction events on computing devices to administer questions|
Disclosed are systems and methods for facilitating the administration of questions to one or more intended responders. A grouping of questions is obtained.
|Method and device for executing application|
A method and device for executing an application include operations of displaying an interest object on a screen of the device, in response to selection of the interest object, obtaining metadata matched with the interest object, determining an associated application associated with the interest object, executing the associated application by using the metadata as an input value to the associated application, and displaying, on the screen, a window indicating an execution result of the associated application executed by using the metadata.. .
|Method for wear leveling in a nonvolatile memory|
A method for writing and reading data memory cells, comprising: defining in a first memory zone erasable data pages and programmable data blocks; and, in response to write commands of data, writing data in erased blocks of the first memory zone, and writing, in a second memory zone, metadata structures associated with data pages and comprising, for each data page, a wear counter containing a value representative of the number of times that the page has been erased.. .
|Rss feed generation using objects|
A really simple syndication (rss) feed generator provides a set of data related to an entity to a user in the form of a really simple syndication (rss) feed in a manner so that the set of data includes entity information at the feed-level. A user of the rss feed may use the feed-level entity information to consume the set of data in a number of different ways.
|Method and system for vm-granular ssd/flash cache live migration|
The instant disclosure describes embodiments of a system and method for migrating virtual machine (vm)-specific content cached in a solid state drive (ssd) attached to an original host. During operation, the original host receives event indicating an upcoming migration of a vm to a destination host.
|Software-defined network attachable storage system and method|
A method for establishing a software-defined network attachable storage system includes establishing first and second sets of logical computer systems (which may be virtual computer systems) as namespace servers and dataspace servers respectively. Each namespace server is configured: (a) to store, in its memory, filesystem metadata, the metadata including file and directory names and information on where user data associated with the file and directory names resides, and to store in its storage system a dynamically updated copy of the filesystem metadata; and (b) to process storage system pathname requests, for a predetermined subset of the namespace, from at least one requesting client computer and to return in response to each request a handle for use by the requesting client computer; and (ii) each dataspace server is configured to store and retrieve user data in its storage system based on handles determined by the namespace servers..
|System and method to store third-party metadata in a cloud storage system|
A cloud storage system identifies and creates metadata associated with a stored file. On receiving a request to access the file with an application, the cloud storage system generates a metadata category associated only with the application, and creates metadata associated with the generated metadata category and corresponding to the file.
|Intelligent data routing and storage provisioning|
Approaches for routing data to storage are provided. An approach includes determining implicit metadata from explicit metadata received with a request from a user to store a file.
|System and method for declaring contents of mobile devices as records|
An approach for declaring content objects to a records management server with a mobile device is provided. In one embodiment, a first computer generates content objects on the mobile device.
|Analyzing multiple data streams as a single data object|
Embodiments of the present invention allow multiple data streams to be analyzed as a single data set. The single data set may be described as a stream set herein.
|Hierarchical, parallel models for extracting in real-time high-value information from data streams and system and method for creation of same|
A computer system identifies high-value information in data streams. The computer system receives a plurality of filter graph definitions.
|Techniques for reconciling metadata and data in a cloud storage system without service interruption|
A system and methods for reconciling data and metadata in a cloud storage system while the cloud storage system is fully operational are provided. The method comprises scanning for broken references in a metadata database containing metadata of blocks stored in the cloud storage system, wherein the scanning for the broken references is performed as a background process; and synchronously verifying blocks for at least existence of the blocks in the object storage system, wherein the synchronous block verification is performed using a foreground process as blocks are requested..
|Method and system for sandbox visibility|
A method for local data visibility is disclosed. The method includes detecting data items in a local data repository located in a local environment.
|System and method for promoting media in an online distribution platform|
A system and method for promoting media in an online distribution platform includes accessing one of a plurality of gaming applications provided on an online distribution platform with a client device over a network, wherein the content of each of the plurality of gaming applications includes metadata corresponding to media provided by the online distribution platform. The system and method further includes displaying information related to the media being promoted on during the gaming application gameplay and allowing a user to purchase and download and/or stream the media being promoted..
|Metadata driven dynamic range control|
A system for encoding and applying dynamic range control/compression (drc) gain values to a piece of sound program content is described. In particular, a set of drc gain values representing a drc gain curve for the piece of content may be divided into frames corresponding to frames of the piece of content.
|Systems and methods for extracting keywords in language learning|
Disclosed are systems, methods, and products for language learning that may extract text from various resources having text, using various natural-language processing features, which can be combined with custom-designed learning activities to offer a needs-based, adaptive learning methodology. The system may receive a resource, extract keywords pedagogically valuable to non-native language learning and academic exercises.
|Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program|
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a metadata extraction unit for analyzing an audio signal in which a plurality of instrument sounds are present in a mixed manner and for extracting, as a feature quantity of the audio metadata changing along with passing of a playing time, and a player parameter determination unit for determining, based on the metadata extracted by the metadata extraction unit, a player parameter for controlling a movement of a player object corresponding to each instrument sound.. .
|Systems and methods for calculating text difficulty|
Disclosed are systems, methods, and products for language learning that automatically extracts keywords from resources using various natural-language processing product features, which can be combined with custom-designed learning activities to offer a needs-based, adaptive learning methodology. The system may receive resources having text and then determine a text difficulty score that predicts how difficult the resource is for language learners based on any number of factors, including any number of semantic and syntactic features of the text.
|Method and system for delivery of content over communication networks|
Computer-implemented systems and methods for determining second content which was not selected by the user but which is related to first content which was selected by the user. For example, a system and method can be configured to receive, using one or more processors, first and second content where the first and second content are rich media (e.g., content containing audio or video elements).
|Metadata for loudness and dynamic range control|
An audio normalization gain value is applied to an audio signal to produce a normalized signal. The normalized signal is processed to compute dynamic range control (drc) gain values in accordance with a selected one of several pre-defined drc characteristics.
|Method and system for selectively performing multiple video transcoding operations|
Method and system for transcoding a sequence of input images into a sequence of output images that can effectively handle one or more transcoding uses cases are presented. The embodiments of the invention exploit the incoming metadata retrieved from the decoding process to adapt the video content and to achieve a significant speed-up in comparison to the traditional cascaded approach while maintaining high quality for output images..
|Method and system for transmission of identification via metadata for repeating relays using spread-spectrum technology|
A communication method for transmitting meta-data through a meta-carrier signal comprising encoding meta-data using an encoder, the meta-data comprising information that identifies a repeating relay to which a spread meta-carrier signal is to be transmitted, encoded using an encoder, modulating, using a modulator and spreading, using a spreader, the encoded meta-data such that the spread meta-carrier signal results, and transmitting, by a transmitting device, the spread meta-carrier signal to the repeating relay wherein the repeating relay does not process or modify the spread meta-carrier signal, the spread meta-carrier signal being transmitted over at least a portion of a bandwidth of the repeating relay.. .
|Systems and methods for scalable network monitoring|
A network security device may gather a large amount of metadata pertaining to the connections being managed thereby. A refinement module may filter and/or aggregate the connection metadata.
|Personal video channels|
Systems and methods provide personal channels from a network-capable user terminal. A first user terminal may receive a request from a second user terminal for access to a personal channel created by a user and stored on the first user terminal in association with media content.
A device consistent with certain embodiments has a television receiver and an internet protocol television (iptv) receiver. A decoder decodes television programming from either of the television receiver or the iptv receiver.
|Method and system for personal media program production in a media exchange network|
Certain aspects of the invention may be found in a method and system for producing and delivering media content. The method may comprise establishing a personal television channel, modifying media content to produce a media program, and associating the produced media program with the established personal television channel.
A video service provider system may include one or more devices. The one or more device may receive thumbnails of programs that are currently airing on a group of television channels and match the received thumbnails with metadata.
|System to generate a mixed media experience|
Segments of plural media expressions of a narrative are defined and linked by metadata enabling substitution of a segment of one medium expression of the narrative for a segment of another medium expression the narrative when requested by a user.. .
|Methods and systems for trimming video footage|
A media authoring application can be configured to use metadata associated with a media presentation to generate a score which serves to identify the interesting portions of the presentation and may thereby streamline the editing process. A method can comprise accessing metadata indicating at least one characteristic of a media presentation comprising a plurality of video segments, determining a qualitative score for at least one segment of the media presentation based on the metadata, and providing a user interface displaying the plurality of segments of the media file, the interface including a visual effect for at least one segment of the media file based on the segment's qualitative score.
|Methods and systems for storage of large data objects|
A storage service receives a binary large object (blob) for storage, and the service creates first and second sets of data chunks from the blob. The chunks in the first set together equal the blob, and the service uses one or more encryption keys to encrypt each of the data chunks in the first set.
|Secure transfer and tracking of data using removable nonvolatile memory devices|
A protected memory source device including removable non-volatile memory durably stores a signature such as a serial number or identifier, which is used to mark protected multimedia content legally stored on the protected memory device. The protected multimedia content is moved from the source device to another device, such as a target device used to aggregated protected content in a library.
|Application-guided bandwidth-managed caching|
Methods and systems for populating a cache memory that services a media composition system. Caching priorities are based on a state of the media composition system, such as media currently within a media composition timeline, a composition playback location, media playback history, and temporal location within clips that are included in the composition.
|Attributes of captured objects in a capture system|
A system and method for capturing objects and balancing systems resources in a capture system are described. An object is captured, metadata associated with the objected generated, and the object and metadata stored..
|Framework for facilitating implementation of multi-tenant saas architecture|
A framework for implementing multitenant architecture is provided. The framework comprises a framework services module which is configured to provide framework services that facilitate abstraction of software-as-a-service (saas) services and crosscutting services for a greenfield application and a non saas based web application.
|Systems and methods for scalable network monitoring|
A network security device may gather a large amount of metadata pertaining to the connections being managed thereby. A refinement module may filter and/or aggregate the connection metadata.
|Device and method for generating a media package|
A device and method direct towards the packaging, transporting and extracting of essence files, metadata files and service data files are provided. The device and method include receiving content files (e.g., essence and metadata files) and service files, the service files identifying an application to be applied to the content files, combining the content files and the service files into a media package, and transmitting the media package.
|Concatenating multiple media files into a single file based on timecode and other metadata|
A method and system concatenate multiple media files into a single, continuous media file. The method includes receiving a group of media files and metadata about the group over a network connection.
|Methods and systems for managing data|
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are captured, and the captured metadata is searched.
|Method and system for enhancing metadata|
A method for retrieving enhanced metadata. A media content delivery network has a consumer premises equipment (cpe) connected to a server node including a search proxy device.
|Systems and methods for the distributed categorization of source data|
Systems and methods for the crowdsourced clustering of data items in accordance embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a method for determining categories for a set of source data includes obtaining a set of source data, determining a plurality of subsets of the source data, where a subset of the source data includes a plurality of pieces of source data in the set of source data, generating a set of pairwise annotations for the pieces of source data in each subset of source data, clustering the set of source data into related subsets of source data based on the sets of pairwise labels for each subset of source data, and identifying a category for each related subset of source data based on the clusterings of source data and the source data metadata for the pieces of source data in the group of source data..
|Search system and methods with integration of user annotations from a trust network|
Computer systems and methods incorporate user annotations (metadata) regarding various pages or sites, including annotations by a querying user and by members of a trust network defined for the querying user into search and browsing of a corpus such as the world wide web. A trust network is defined for each user, and annotations by any member of a first user's trust network are made visible to the first user during search and/or browsing of the corpus.
|System and method for a neural metadata framework|
The embodiments herein provide a method and process for storing and provisioning system catalogue(s) of metadata object relationships, from diverse and disparate physical data elements. The method comprises the steps of creating a logical enterprise data warehouse by assembling a plurality of nanomart storage structures; visually mashingup a plurality of interconnected data elements from the plurality of nanomart storage structures to produce a business analytics; and generating a neural metadata framework for providing a mathematical model to abstract and catalogue the plurality of data elements from the plurality of nanomart storage structures..
|Managing collaborative activity|
A system facilitates collaborative communications and information sharing in a network defined by a model. The model and a portion of the system are stored on a storage component coupled to a terminal.