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 Device and  processing image patent thumbnailDevice and processing image
A device and a method for processing an image by a multimedia device that supports encryption and decryption are provided. The device includes a thumbnail image of an original image is obtained and the original image is encrypted using a first encryption scheme.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Automatic commercial playback system patent thumbnailAutomatic commercial playback system
While a multimedia device is fast-forwarding content, the multimedia device reads “jump back” tags expressed in or derived from a closed-caption stream. When the multimedia device detects the presence of a “jump back” tag while fast-forwarding, the multimedia device enters a special state.
Tivo Inc.


 Systems, methods, and  facilitating expansion of media device interface capabilities patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and facilitating expansion of media device interface capabilities
System, methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media to facilitate expansion of media device interface capabilities are provided. A state change with respect to one or more media devices may be detected.
Echostar Uk Holdings Limited


 Audio command interface for a multimedia device patent thumbnailAudio command interface for a multimedia device
System, method, and computer product embodiments for processing audio commands are described. A multimedia device receives a digitized audio sequence from a control device.
Roku, Inc.


 Providing precision timing protocol (ptp) timing and clock synchronization for wireless multimedia devices patent thumbnailProviding precision timing protocol (ptp) timing and clock synchronization for wireless multimedia devices
Providing precision timing protocol (ptp) timing and clock synchronization for wireless multimedia devices is disclosed. In one aspect, a primary wireless multimedia device comprising a timing synchronization control system is provided.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Address assignment for various client types patent thumbnailAddress assignment for various client types
Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate dynamic address assignment for various client types. A multimedia device may attempt to assign an ip address to a client device according to a received dhcp discovery message.
Arris Enterprises Llc


 Audio device and multimedia device including audio device patent thumbnailAudio device and multimedia device including audio device
Disclosed is an audio device including an audio codec circuit connected to a first channel electrode, a second channel electrode, and a microphone detection electrode, and a jack detection circuit connected to a first channel detection electrode, a ground detection electrode, and the microphone detection electrode, and, in response to voltages of the first channel detection electrode and the ground detection electrode corresponding to a ground voltage, the jack detection circuit detects insertion of a jack, applies the ground voltage to the ground detection electrode, and applies a bias voltage to the microphone detection electrode.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Multimedia device and power management method thereof patent thumbnailMultimedia device and power management method thereof
A multimedia device for effectively managing power consumption thereof based on a handle that is used when moving the multimedia device is provided. The multimedia device includes a display, a handle attached to the multimedia device, a sensor for sensing the state of the handle, a power supplier, and a controller configured to block power being supplied to the display, when a sensing value of the sensor indicates a state in which the handle is used..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Portable display board for multimedia devices patent thumbnailPortable display board for multimedia devices
Portable display boards of the type commonly used for business and educational presentations in conferences, trade shows and fairs, for example, that can be made from a variety of materials including foam board and rigid paper pulp are provided with multimedia device mounts for attaching a multimedia device to the front face of a display board, base stands, and protective corners.. .

 Profile based channel navigation patent thumbnailProfile based channel navigation
Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the generation and utilization of a profile based channel lineup. A multimedia device delivering video services to one or more users may monitor channel and content requests received by the individual one or more users, and the multimedia device may create a profile for each of the users, wherein the profile includes a channel list of only those channels that are frequently tuned to by the respective user.
Arris Enterprises Llc


Dynamic channel list generation for content delivery over dlna

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the generation and/or update of a channel directory on a per channel basis for output to a device. In embodiments, a multimedia device may generate and update a channel directory using one or more channel attributes that are retrieved while tuned to each individual one channel of a group of channels.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Wireless media streaming system

While a stream device is streaming a media program from a multimedia device to a client device, the streaming device may be configured to send a first portion of the media program to the client device, where the first portion is transcoded from a first format into a second different format and adapted for a first playing mode of the client device. The streaming device may be configured to receive an indication of a user command from the client device specifying a second different playing mode of the client device.
Tivo Inc.

Profile driven communication polling for remote control

System, method and computer program product for determining a polling schedule for a remote control, are described. A multimedia device collects usage data that identifies when the multimedia device is in use.
Roku, Inc.

Generating an automated multimedia feed based on customer specific application software running on customer data center/cloud

Techniques for generating multimedia feed based on customer specific application software running on customer datacenters and/or cloud are described. In one example embodiment, a request to dynamically render multimedia feed associated with the customer specific application software is received via a user's multimedia device.
Vmware, Inc.

Multimedia synchronization system and method

A multimedia synchronization system used in a wireless local area network is provided. The multimedia synchronization system includes a first multimedia device and a second multimedia device.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Multimedia device connected to at least one electronic device and controlling method thereof

A multimedia device and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which heterogeneous devices are controlled under at least two different communication protocols. The present invention includes displaying a guide message for controlling at least one function of the electronic device, receiving a remote control signal corresponding to a 1st function among the at least one function from a 1st remote controller of the electronic device, saving data for identifying the 1st function and the received remote control signal in a memory by mapping the data and the received remote control signal to each other, displaying a graphic image including the data for identifying the 1st function, if the data for identifying the 1st function is selected by a 2nd remote controller of the multimedia device, extracting the remote control signal mapped to the 1st function, and transmitting the extracted remote control signal to an external device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and device for same-screen interaction

Provided are a method and device for same-screen interaction, applicable in a multimedia device transmitter with a same-screen sharing function. The method includes: step a, setting-up a connection with a remote data server upon detecting that the multimedia device transmitter is in a same-screen sharing state (101); step b, obtaining first interaction data associated with a link to a currently played video from table entries of association relationship between links to videos and first interaction data, pres-stored in the remote data server (102); and, step c, controlling the multimedia device transmitter to display the first interactive data (103).
Le Shi Zhi Xin Electronic Technology (tianjin) Limited

Multimedia device and driving the same

A multimedia device includes a distance sensor which measures a viewing distance, a controller which controls an output timing of a video signal and an output timing of an audio signal based on the viewing distance, an audio device which outputs a sound in response to the audio signal, and a display device which outputs an image in response to the video signal.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Secure communication method and apparatus and multimedia device employing the same

A secure communication apparatus may include a security module for generating an encrypted bitstream by encrypting at least a portion of data forming a bitstream and inserting at least a portion of key information used in the encryption into the bitstream and for decrypting encrypted data by acquiring at least a portion of key information for the decryption from a received encrypted bitstream, and a communication module for transmitting and receiving the encrypted bitstream.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Designating partial recordings as personalized multimedia clips

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate the creation of personalized partial recordings of multimedia content. A partial recording of a piece of content may be created based upon a user request being received at a multimedia device and a determination of partial recording start and termination points.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player

In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface is provided.
Apple Inc.

System and interactive communications with animation, game dynamics, and integrated brand advertising

The system and methods described herein provide for advocating brands in a multimedia device applications. The system and method provides for conversion of digital facial images into animated representations.
Yosot, Inc.

Car multimedia device

A car multimedia device includes a positioning board, a display and a data transmitting chip. The data transmitting chip is near the positioning board and is coupled to the display.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Method for enhancing television advertising viewership

A method and apparatus for enhancing television advertising viewership. Advertisers deliver content demographic and associated data as metadata along with content to a service that is in communication with a large number of multimedia devices.
Tivo Inc.

Secure short-range radio communication device, system and method

A device for secure short-range point-to-point radiocommunication, comprising: first transceiver apparatus for transmission and/or reception of a first em beam with a non-zero orbital angular momentum oam value (l10); additional transceiver apparatus for transmission and/or reception of at least one additional em beam which is co-polar and isofrequential with the first beam that can be generated by the first apparatus and with value (l20; l30) of the topological charge of the oam different from the oam topological charge value (l10) of the beam transmittable and/or receivable by the first transceiver apparatus; a first and a second data channel being associated with a respective carrier comprising said first and said at least second em beam, respectively, thereby forming a high-security physical substrate preventing interception of the radiocommunication information content; wherein the device is included: in a security card, or in a reader device for a security card, or in a portable multimedia device, or in a reader for such a multimedia device.. .
Twist Off S.r.l.

Sound processing apparatus, crosstalk canceling system and method

The disclosure provides a crosstalk canceling system and method, and a sound processing apparatus, and the system includes: a sub-band filter component configured to frequency-divide an original audio signal transmitted over a sound channel of the multimedia device into sub-band signals, and to delay and apply gains to the sub-band signals according to preset delay values and gain values corresponding to the sub-band signals; a synthesizer configured to generate a crosstalk canceling signal from the sub-band signals which are delayed and to which the gains are applied; and a signal generator configured to generate a play signal of another sound channel than the sound channel from which the crosstalk canceling signal is derived, according to the crosstalk canceling signal, and an original audio signal of another sound channel than the sound channel from which the crosstalk canceling signal is derived, thus canceling crosstalk in effect.. .
Hisense Electric Co., Ltd.

Holding a multimedia device

Holding apparatus for connecting a multimedia device in an articulated and detachable manner to a rod-like object, having two belt sections together with loop sections, connected by a middle section which forms a support. The first belt section can be passed through a passage opening which is arranged in the second belt section or in the middle section, wherein the belt-like holding apparatus surrounds a space which adjoins the lower face of the middle section substantially in the form of a twisted cycloid, and the two loop sections can be moved under prestress to an assembly position which faces the support.
Bikecityguide Apps Gmbh

Selfie-graph

The present invention relates to a photography method that is enabled with the feature of autographing a photograph at a mobile terminal and can be implemented on any communication device that has hardware components that can perform wireless and wired communication, such as multi-purpose pocket computers and personal multimedia devices.. .

Audio-encoding method and apparatus, audio-decoding method and apparatus, recoding medium thereof, and multimedia device employing same

Provided is an audio encoding method. The audio encoding method includes: acquiring envelopes based on a predetermined sub-band for an audio spectrum; quantizing the envelopes based on the predetermined sub-band; and obtaining a difference value between quantized envelopes for adjacent sub-bands and lossless encoding a difference value of a current sub-band by using a difference value of a previous sub-band as a context.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Second-screen control automatic pairing using push notifications

A computer-implemented method for pairing multimedia devices is provided herein. The method may include operations of detecting a connection between a first-screen device and a pairing service, the first-screen device connecting to the pairing service through a local network and of generating a pairing code that is valid for a pairing session.
Google Inc.

Catv entry adapter and distributing catv and in-home entertainment signals

A cable television (catv) entry adapter connects to a catv network and serves as a hub in an in-home entertainment (ihe) network. Ihe signals may be communicated between passive and active ports of an embodiment of the entry adapter through a pair of directional couplers which allow an ihe-enabled embedded multimedia terminal device (emta) at the passive port to communicate with multimedia devices of the ihe network connected to the active ports.
Ppc Broadband, Inc.

Resin-encapsulated portable media device

Portable multimedia devices, and techniques for their manufacture, are provided that feature functional parts embedded with a resin matrix that obviates the need for traditional structural components such as midframes and/or outer casings. The resin matrix may be provided through the use of a flowable liquid resin that is flowed around the functional components within a mold cavity.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Hybrid program change for ip-enabled multimedia devices

Methods, systems, and apparatuses can be operable to facilitate program change operations on a multimedia device that can access both qam video delivery and ip video delivery. A multimedia device can request content from multiple sources, choosing the first available source for a requesting media player.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.

System and a home automation network communication

A method for home automation network communication, the method comprising the steps of: providing (501) a home network interface device (201); establishing connection (502) between at least one home automation device and the home network interface device (201); connecting (503) a user multimedia device (211) to the home network interface device (201); executing (504) control software at the user multimedia device (211); controlling (505) the at least one home automation device, using the control software operated by the user multimedia device (211); and routing (506) control messages, generated in response to user actions, to the home network devices via the home network interface device (201).. .
Fibar Group Sp. Z O.o.

Digital device and data processing method in digital device

A disclosure is disclosed a multimedia device and a method thereof. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a display, an interface capable of receiving a first signal through a third signal, and a controller capable of controlling to: display a first application being executed on a display screen of the digital television, display a menu, overlaid on the displayed first application, including a plurality of menu items in response to the first signal requesting the menu, display a menu icon for a multi-view screen after receiving the second signal selecting a menu item among the plurality of menu items from the displayed menu, and display a second application corresponding to the selected menu item with the first application in response to the third signal, overlaid on the display screen after receiving a third signal selecting the displayed menu icon, wherein the multi-view screen is capable of displaying a plurality of applications together on the display screen..

Pen type multimedia device for processing image data by using handwriting input and controlling the same

A pen type multimedia device for processing image data by using handwriting input and a method for controlling the same that can process image data acquired through a camera by using a handwriting input are disclosed herein. The pen type multimedia device according to this specification may correspond to a pen type multimedia device including a body unit configured to have a pen form, at least one or more camera units each configured to record a surrounding area of the body unit, a handwriting sensor unit configured to sense a handwriting input of a user and to output an input signal and a handwriting signal, and a controller configured to process the image data recorded by the camera unit and the user's input signal and handwriting signal inputted through the handwriting sensor unit, wherein the controller may be configured to first acquire image data by using the camera unit, and, when an input signal of the user is received through the handwriting sensor unit within a predetermined period of input time, to process the image data in accordance with control operations respective to the input signal and handwriting signal.

Generating an automated multimedia feed based on virtual it infrastructure users needs/interest

Techniques for generating multimedia feed based on virtual it infrastructure user's needs in a virtual datacenter are described. In one example embodiment, a request to dynamically render multimedia feed associated with the virtual datacenter is received via a virtual it infrastructure user's multimedia device.

Controlling a vehicle

Systems and techniques are disclosed for controlling a vehicle. A vehicle control apparatus includes a sensing unit that senses an eyeline of a passenger in a vehicle.

Systems, methods, and facilitating expansion of media device interface capabilities

System, methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media to facilitate expansion of media device interface capabilities are provided. A first media device may be configured to be communicatively couplable to a second media device.
Echostar Uk Holdings Limited

Apparatus and providing of rotation image

Provided is an apparatus and a method for providing a rotation image that can output a plurality of still images taken by a camera into rotation images through a simple user interface, on its portable multimedia device or the display unit of specific terminal. According to the present invention, a still image-creating app of a still image unit or a rotation image-creating app of a rotation image app is transmitted to a client terminal and/or user terminal through a data transceiver.

Streaming and gaming universal remote controller

Disclosed is a universal remote controller for streaming multimedia content and gaming content to a multimedia device. The remote controller includes a display, a browser module to select the content or identification data associated with the content, a streaming module to arrange and stream the content, and a control module to control the streaming of the content and to control the multimedia device during the streaming.
Tekoia Ltd.

Multimedia device and controlling the same

A multimedia device and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The multimedia device includes a receiving unit configured to receive a broadcast signal, a display unit, and a controller, wherein the controller may be configured to control the receiving unit to receive a broadcast signal through each channel available for tuning, when a first command for executing auto channel tuning is detected, to verify a presence or absence of an application information table (ait) in signaling information included in the received broadcast signal of each channel, to extract information on an application related to a specific channel from an ait, when the ait exists in signaling information included in a broadcast signal of the specific channel, and to store the extracted information on the application in a memory..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Multimedia device and controlling the same

A disclosure is disclosed a multimedia device and a method thereof. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a multimedia device of providing a menu bar providing at least one of an available channel, an available application or an available content which is accessible thereof, the multimedia device comprises a display for displaying video data, and a controller for controlling the menu bar to display on the displayed video data in response to a first signal from a remote controller, wherein the menu bar includes a first icon and a second icon, wherein the first icon is related to at least one of a preferred channel, a channel viewed over a predetermined time, a channel viewed over a predetermined number, a recommended content, a recommended application or a recommended channel, wherein the second icon corresponds to a specific user, and wherein, when the second icon is selected, the controller further controls the display to display a graphic user interface (gui) related to a function among a plurality of functions of the multimedia device based on history data of the specific user using the multimedia device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Device and recommending content and sound source

The present invention relates to a device and a method for recommending content and a sound source. The present invention, especially in a multimedia device such as a tv which can be used by a plurality of users, can generate channel groups in accordance with channel properties, can recommend appropriate content for each channel group by analyzing users' viewing history type for each channel group, and can acquire user's intent on the basis of user's use history of a sound source, lyrics and music information of the sound source, and the like, thereby providing, on the basis of the user's intent, sound source recommendation information and various reasons for sound source recommendation with respect to the sound source recommendation information..
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Speaker, television provided with the speaker and multimedia device

A speaker, a television provided with the speaker and a multimedia device are provided. The speaker includes a box body and a plurality of transducer units installed within the box body by means of parallel connection: front sound cavities of the plurality of transducer units are independent of each other, respectively; and the plurality of transducer units share one back sound cavity.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Head end detection

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for head end detection. A media receiver, such as a cable box, may be configured to receive cable television programming from a head end providing a channel lineup subscribed to by a user of the media receiver.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multimedia device having flexible display and controlling method thereof

Disclosed are a multimedia device including a flexible display and controlling method thereof. The present invention includes a guide bar, a flexible display configured to be rolled up on an outer circumference of the guide bar, the flexible display having a first region rolled up on the outer circumference of the guide bar and a second region not rolled up on the outer circumference of the guide bar, a receiving unit configured to receive a content and metadata corresponding to the content from a source device, and a control unit adjusting a vertical width of the second region of the flexible display in accordance with a preset condition..

Systems, methods and apparatuses for brokering data between wireless devices, servers and data rendering devices

Provided are methods, systems, and apparatuses for data brokering between hand held wireless devices (wds) and data rendering devices (drds). Drds in the form of multimedia devices used for rendering data by printing (e.g., to a networked printer) or displaying video data (e.g., televisions, video monitors, and projectors) are provided with data for rendering at the drd at the request of wds.

Adaptive power configuration for a mhl and hdmi combination multimedia device

A streaming apparatus includes circuitry accommodated in a high-definition multimedia interface (hdmi) connectable device to detect a connection state of a universal serial bus (usb) supply to the streaming apparatus; set an operational mode to a hdmi mode or a mobile high definition link (mhl) mode based on the connection state of the usb supply to the streaming apparatus. The apparatus selects a supply power from the usb power supply or the mhl power supply based on the connection state of the usb supply to the apparatus..
Broadcom Corporation

Portable multifunctional multimedia device for personal services industry and mounting system and methods of use

A novel portable mountable multimedia device for improving client experiences in a personal services industry can be detachably mounted to a tool used by the service provider, such as a hair clipper for a barber. The device comprises a processor, data storage, memory, video display and speakers, as well as a data input module, and can accommodate a library of electronic media files.



Multimedia Device topics:
  • Multimedia
  • Multimedia Device
  • Media Content
  • Input Device
  • Handheld Device
  • Audio Signals
  • Signal Processing
  • Feedback Signal
  • Remote Control
  • Heterogeneous
  • Electronic Device
  • Microprocessor
  • Memory Device
  • Output Device
  • Simulation


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