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Multimedia system based e-commerce

Favorites mosaic

System and method for recommending on demand multimedia content based on event information

Date/App# patent app List of recent Multimedia-related patents
07/24/14
20140208374
 Method and apparatus for adaptive transcoding of multimedia stream patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for adaptive transcoding of multimedia stream
A method of streaming an output content stream adaptively transcoded from a corresponding input content stream includes offering, to a client device, a number of alternative versions of the output content stream, for selection by the client device, and dividing the input content stream into two or more segments. Prior to the offering step at least a first segment of the input content stream is transcoded into at least one corresponding segment of an output content stream corresponding to at least one version from the number of alternative versions offered to the client device.
07/24/14
20140208366
 Multimedia system based e-commerce patent thumbnailMultimedia system based e-commerce
E-commerce techniques, in accordance with embodiments of the present technology, provide an improved buying experience integrated with the television viewing experience. A multimedia system for implementing the e-commerce techniques includes a two way communication system such as a set top box, display device and remote controller.
07/24/14
20140208356
 Favorites mosaic patent thumbnailFavorites mosaic
A set-top box generates a multimedia signal that includes streaming video for a plurality of currently available multimedia channels. A user configures a plurality of favorite channels.
07/24/14
20140208350
 System and method for recommending on demand multimedia content based on event information patent thumbnailSystem and method for recommending on demand multimedia content based on event information
A method for recommending premium on-demand multimedia content based on event information is provided. The method includes (i) obtaining the event information associated with a time period, (ii) mapping the event information with structured metadata associated with a plurality of premium on-demand multimedia content, (iii) generating a recommendation for at least one matching premium on-demand multimedia content based on the event information and a structured metadata associated with the at least one matching premium on-demand multimedia content.
07/24/14
20140208342
 Intelligent interactive tv remote-control system patent thumbnailIntelligent interactive tv remote-control system
An intelligent interactive tv remote-control system includes: a server, a tv device, a set-top box device, and an intelligent interactive remote-control device. The server is used for storing multimedia data and providing usage authentication service.
07/24/14
20140208338
 Method and apparatus for providing task based multimedia data patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for providing task based multimedia data
A method, system and apparatus for providing multimedia data, wherein the method includes defining, by a first user, a task for requesting multimedia data, wherein the task includes criteria for the requested multimedia data; maintaining, by an operator, the defined task based on the criteria, wherein the task being available for a second user; receiving multimedia data, from the second user, in response to the defined task based on the criteria; and maintaining, by an operator, the received multimedia data based on the criteria, wherein the multimedia being available to a third user.. .
07/24/14
20140207965
 Method and apparatus for improving quality of multimedia streaming service patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for improving quality of multimedia streaming service
In an apparatus for providing a multimedia streaming service, a server transmits a media presentation description (mpd) including information about media data to a client, receives a partial request message requesting a part of media data having a range according to a defined range in the mpd, and transmits to the client a segment having the range in response to the partial request message. The segment includes at least one fragment, segment index information indicating the position of the at least one fragment in the segment, and fragment index information including information indicating the position of each of a plurality of samples included in the at least one fragment and information about a total size of the samples..
07/24/14
20140207911
 System and method for embedding multimedia controls and indications in a webpage patent thumbnailSystem and method for embedding multimedia controls and indications in a webpage
A system and a method embed multimedia controls and indications in a webpage which may provide access to internet media content. The multimedia controls and indications embedded in the webpage may be accessible using a standard web browser and may enable a user of the standard web browser to invoke enhanced media functions for internet media content available through the webpage.
07/24/14
20140207804
 Video data filtering patent thumbnailVideo data filtering
A filtering method and system. The method includes receiving by a computer processor an audio/video data file and filtering data.
07/24/14
20140207778
 System and methods thereof for generation of taxonomies based on an analysis of multimedia content elements patent thumbnailSystem and methods thereof for generation of taxonomies based on an analysis of multimedia content elements
A method and system for generating concept structures and taxonomies based on received multimedia data elements (mmdes) are provided. The method comprises receiving at least one mmde; generating at least one signature for the at least one received mmde; matching the at least one generated signature to a plurality of clusters to find at least one matching cluster; associating the at least one generated signature with each of the at least one matching cluster; and analyzing the at least one generated signature with respect to a signature reduced cluster (src) of each of the at least one matching cluster to generate a taxonomy, wherein the taxonomy relates to the at least one received mmde and an mmde respective of each of the at least one matching cluster..
07/24/14
20140205267
Multifunction multimedia device
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described.
07/24/14
20140204997
Soft demapper, calculating system, and method for calibrating soft data of multimedia data stream
By determining a scaling factor for scaling signals according to a signal having low bit error rates, and by adjusting soft data using the scaling factor, when soft data are simulated using the gaussian model having obvious errors with respect to reality, impacts of signals having low bit error rates are effectively amplified so that impacts of signals having high bit error rates are effectively reduced on the contrary. As a result, the obvious errors introduced by using the gaussian model and a low broadcast quality of digital television signals caused by said obvious errors can be neutralized..
07/24/14
20140204962
Transmitting device, receiving device, and transceiving method thereof
A transmitting device which transmits a plurality of streams is provided. The transmitting device comprises: a first multimedia data consisting of multimedia contents; a first synchronization information for synchronization of a second multimedia data consisting of multimedia contents; a first transmitting data including a first signaling data for the first multimedia data and a second signaling data for the second multimedia data, a data generating unit generating a second transmitting data including a second synchronization information for synchronization of the second multimedia data and the first multimedia data, a first transmitting unit transmitting the first transmitting data supplied from the data generating unit to a receiving device through a broadcasting network, and a second transmitting unit transmitting the second transmitting data supplied from the data generating unit to the receiving device through an ip network..
07/24/14
20140204959
Method and apparatus for ldpc transmission over a channel bonded link
A particular overall architecture for transmission over a bonded channel system consisting of two interconnected moca (multimedia over coax alliance) 2.0 socs (systems on a chip) and a method and apparatus for the case of a “bonded” channel network. With a bonded channel network, the data is divided into two segments, the first of which is transported over a primary channel and the second of which is transported over a secondary channel..
07/24/14
20140204908
Methods of and nodes for selecting a target core network for handing over a voice session of a terminal
A method of selecting a target core network of a communication network for handing over a voice session of a terminal from a packet switched source radio access network (ran) to a target ran. The voice session is anchored in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem, and the selected target core network includes a circuit switched domain which is associated with the target ran and supports voice session continuity to hand over the voice session from the source ran to the target ran.
07/24/14
20140204830
Method for carrying out multimedia broadcast multicast service, home base station and user equipment
A method for carrying out a multimedia broadcast multicast service, a home base station, a network management system of the home base station and user equipment. The method includes: acquiring, by a home network side entity, multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) configuration information of a macro cell, the mbms configuration information of the macro cell comprising first mbms configuration information, the first mbms configuration information comprising position information of a multimedia broadcast multicast single frequency network (mbsfn) subframe in the macro cell; and configuring a subframe of a closed subscriber group (csg) cell at a position which is the same as that of the mbsfn subframe of the macro cell into a first almost blank subframe (abs) or into a first abs and mbsfn subframe, according to the acquired first mbms configuration information, so that the user equipment (ue) is capable of receiving the mbms of the macro cell..
07/24/14
20140204829
Cell reselection and handover with multimedia broadcast/multicast service
A method and apparatus for providing wireless communication services, (e.g., multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms)), are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) detects a plurality of target cell evolved node-bs (enodebs) that neighbor a serving cell enodeb.
07/17/14
20140201785
Method and apparatus for alternate content scheduling on mobile devices
Alternate digital content is inserted into mobile devices with a method and apparatus that comprises an alternate content scheduler, an alternate content reporter, and a micro-splicer. The alternate content scheduler further comprises a mobile network interface for interaction with a mobile data and broadcast network, a micro-splicer interface for interfacing with a micro-splicer, a rulebook that is shared with the network which provides the rules for alternate content scheduling, a preference provisioning module comprising an alternate content scheduler library for storing user or network preferences, a scheduler for providing tight synchronization between original program content and alternate content, and a metric recording interface to an alternate content reporter.
07/17/14
20140201771
System and method of grouping broadcasting signals based on multimedia dna information
A system of grouping broadcasting signals based on a multimedia dna of corresponding broadcast, which groups users viewing the same broadcast through the multimedia dna of each broadcasting signal output from a tv in real time. A dna information receiver receives dna information on broadcasting signals, which are broadcasted through each tv.
07/17/14
20140201764
Controlling the processing of a multimedia object by a software application
To control the processing of a multimedia object (om) by a software application (appl) implemented within a communication device (dc), a control application (ac) implemented in the communication device intercepts a call from the software application to an execution environment (ee) to carry out a basic operation on the multimedia object, the multimedia object being divided into segments each associated with control data (donc) comprising at least some data from among semantic data (donsm), sensitivity data (donsb), and functionality data (donf), associates transformation parameters (part) comprising at least one functionality parameter (parf) and at least one semantic parameter (parsm) and one sensitivity parameter (parsb) with the call, depending upon the context in which the call is executed. The control application transforms the multimedia object into a transformed multimedia object (omt) based on the control data (donc) associated with the multimedia object and the transformation parameters (part) associated with the call, the transformed multimedia object comprising at least one transformed segment such that the transformed multimedia object presents less information than the multimedia object and is capable of undergoing a basic operation carried out by the execution environment..
07/17/14
20140201609
Mark-up composing apparatus and method for supporting multiple-screen service
A method for providing a multimedia service in a server is provided. The method includes generating a mark-up file including at least scene layout information for supporting a multimedia service based on multiple screens, and providing the mark-up file to a multimedia device supporting the multimedia service based on multiple screens.
07/17/14
20140201530
Broadband certified mail
The present invention provides system and method for providing certified voice and/or multimedia mail messages in a broadband signed communication system which uses packetized digital information. Cryptography is used to authenticate a message that has been compiled from streaming voice or multimedia packets.
07/17/14
20140201240
System and method to retrieve relevant multimedia content for a trending topic
A system for identifying one or more multimedia content relevant to a trending topic is provided. The system includes a display unit, a memory unit that stores a set of modules and a database, and a processor that executes the set of modules.
07/17/14
20140201023
System and method for virtual fitting and consumer interaction
In a multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for presenting product information to user, provide the means and methods for user to virtually try on the products with user specific image/photo through user interaction, graphical image processing and generation, loading and switching images to generate a continuous virtual fitting experience. Collect and manage user input data and facilitate interaction between consumer and vendor..
07/17/14
20140200994
Electronic platform based on computer network
This invention relates to a computer network system, as well as to the instruments and apparatuses allowing the execution of the related methods of operation, comprising a main server computer (10) connected to a communication network (20) to which a cdn (content delivery network) sub-system (70) of server computers is also connected for delivering multimedia contents, and a plurality of user client devices (40, 50, 60) capable to connect to the communication network (20), each user client device (40, 50, 60) being adapted to execute a browser software module (400) comprising temporary storage or caching mechanisms, the browser software module (400) being adapted to connect with a first interface software module (100) executed by the main server computer (10) for visiting a web site of a promotional campaign comprising one or more interactive graphic interfaces (3100; 3200), each interactive graphic interface comprising static data including said multimedia contents, one or more graphic elements (3210; 3230) each one of which is capable to stimulate users by delivering said multimedia contents, and one or more graphic components (4200) capable to receive interactions from the users, at least one product being offered by said at least one web site of said at least one promotional campaign at a price that is reduced starting from a starting price after the interactions from the users on the basis of the processing of a price function processing software module (120) executed by the main server computer (10), the first interface software module (100) causing said static data to be delivered to the browser software module (400) by the cdn sub-system (70) and a rendering of said one or more interactive graphic interfaces (3100; 3200) to be carried out by the browser software module (400) through said caching mechanisms.. .
07/17/14
20140200971
System and method for matching informative content to a multimedia content element based on concept recognition of the multimedia content
A method and system for matching informative content to a multimedia content element are provided. The method comprises identifying the multimedia content element in a web-page displayed on a user node; generating at least one signature for the multimedia content element; determining a user impression respective of at least one multimedia content element; determining at least one matching concept based on the at least one generated signature and the determined impression; searching for matching informative content based on the matching concept; and determining a display area within the multimedia content element over which the matched informative content can be displayed..
07/17/14
20140200897
Multimedia keepsakes and method and system for their manufacture
An audio or multimedia unit is provided which may be attached to or mounted within an existing book. In a record mode of operation, it permits a user to select a particular page of the book and record audio or multimedia information relative to that page.
07/17/14
20140200888
System and method for generating a script for a web conference
A system includes an interface operable to detect a plurality of active audio streams in a plurality of multimedia streams, each multimedia stream associated with a particular user. The system further includes a processor operable to generate a text translation of each active audio stream and generate a script comprising the text translation of each active audio stream and an indication of the particular user associated with each active audio stream, the text translations being ordered according to times associated with the respective corresponding active audio stream..
07/17/14
20140199042
Recordable display apparatus
The invention provides a recordable display apparatus, which uses a converting unit to convert the digital image signal into a specific image signal, in which the specific image signal has a signal format acceptable by the multimedia processor. The multimedia processor is used for integrating the specific image signal and the sound signal produced by the sound-receiving unit during receiving and recording the ambient sound into an audio/video (av) recording data..
07/17/14
20140198712
Telecommunications apparatus and methods
Methods and apparatus for transmitting data to terminal devices in a wireless telecommunications system. The data may be user-plane data associated with a repeating multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms) session to be transmitted using mbms over a single frequency network (mbsfn) in a network including at least one relay node supported by a donor base station.
07/17/14
20140198707
Data transmission method through point to multi-point transmission service
The present disclosure proposes a data transmission method through multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms). Specifically, the present disclosure proposes using a cell broadcast service to perform data transmission, and the proposed functions would include receiving an information of a service data, allocating a data channel resource based on the information of the service data to generate an allocation information for the data channel, allocating a control channel resource based on the information of the service data to generate an allocation information for the control channel, and transmitting the allocation information for the control channel to a target device..
07/17/14
20140198176
Systems and methods for generating a depth map and converting two-dimensional data to stereoscopic data
Systems and methods for performing multimedia conversion are disclosed. In a multimedia conversion system for converting two-dimensional (2d) multimedia data to stereoscopic multimedia data, an absolute difference between pixel pairs is determined for each scan line in a frame of the 2d multimedia data.
07/17/14
20140198174
Augmenting web conferences via text extracted from audio content
Systems and methods for augmenting web conference sessions with multimedia content based on text extracted from audio content transmitted during the web conference. In one embodiment, a conference application or other application can receive audio content from at least one client participating in a web conference.
07/17/14
20140198101
3d-animation effect generation method and system
Provided are a method and apparatus for generating three-dimensional (3d) animation effects. The method includes: detecting at least one area of interest on a visual multimedia object and determining at least one feature of the detected area of interest; building a 3d scene that comprises the visual multimedia object; generating at least one 3d visual object of an animation effect in the 3d scene, according to the area of interest and the feature of the area of interest; and performing at least one of conversion of the 3d visual object in a space of the 3d scene and conversion of the 3d scene, so that the 3d animation effect is generated as a result of visualizing the 3d scene..
07/10/14
20140196088
System and method for providing user-definable audio indicators for multimedia channel selections
A method includes providing a user interface to a set-top box. The user interface facilitates an association of an audio indicator with a channel selection action.
07/10/14
20140196072
Digital multimedia content integration system claim of benefit to prior application
Some embodiments include a process for providing free, consumer-controlled multimedia content to consumers and a digital multimedia content integration system that integrates subsystems for content distribution, advertising, marketing, and sales in each of a set of multimedia content platforms. Using the system, a content viewer can watch new content free of monetary charge.
07/10/14
20140196068
System and method for providing program recommendations through multimedia searching based on established viewer preferences
A system and method is disclosed for processing viewer profiles and program metadata from a number of sources to provide viewing suggestions and recommendations to one or more viewers.. .
07/10/14
20140195917
Determining start and end points of a video clip based on a single click
A method of capturing a video clip in a single ‘click’ is provided herein. The method includes the following steps: capturing a multimedia file; obtaining kinematic data related to the capturing; indicating, by a user action, a snapshot moment, being a timestamp, on the multimedia file; applying a decision function, wherein the decision function receives as an input at least one of: the captured multimedia file, the snapshot moment, and the kinematic data and yields as an output: a start point, being a timestamp on the multimedia file that precedes the snapshot moment and an end point, being a timestamp that follows the snapshot moment..
07/10/14
20140195610
System and method for organizing and designing comment
A method for determining and organizing multimedia content of a network page, related to reactions of at least one user to at least one common content object or context. The method includes receiving plurality of comments originated by different users relating one or more common multimedia object, wherein the user is required to define characteristics of their comment from multiple choice of definition types, enabling users to react to the comment by selecting one type of reaction from multiple choice of reaction types, wherein the each reaction type define different characteristics of the comment, analyzing comment characteristics as defined by the originator user and/or by reaction type; and selecting and organizing of comments and/or content objects which are related to the comments and/or and the relevant reactions according to the analysis..
07/10/14
20140195583
Multimedia playback apparatus and multimedia file prefetching method
A multimedia playback apparatus and a multimedia file prefetching method are provided. In the method, a first multimedia file is downloaded and played first.
07/10/14
20140195524
System and method for searching applications using multimedia content elements
A method and system for searching for mobile applications using a multimedia content element are provided. The system comprises receiving an input search query including the multimedia content element; generating at least one signature for the at least one multimedia content element; generating a textual query using at least the one generated signature; querying at least one application distribution platform using the generated textual search query; analyzing search results returned responsive to the textual query to determine relevancy of mobile applications designated in the search results to the multimedia content element; and causing the display of mobile applications on a user device submitting the input search query..
07/10/14
20140195513
System and method for using on-image gestures and multimedia content elements as search queries
A method and system for searching a plurality of information sources using a multimedia content element are provided. The method comprises receiving an input search query including the multimedia content element and at least one on-image gesture detected thereon; generating at least one signature for the multimedia content element; analyzing the at least one on-image gesture to determine at least one portion of the multimedia content element in which a user is interested; generating at least one signature for each of the at least one portion of the multimedia content element; generating a textual search query using the at least the one generated signature; searching the plurality of information sources using the generated textual search query; and causing the display of search results retrieved from the plurality of information sources on a user device..
07/10/14
20140194100
Enabling a wireless communication device to swtich from one local network to a separate wide area network for a high priority multicast group communication
The disclosure is related to group communications over multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms). An aspect determines whether a number of one or more user devices in an mbms coverage area participating in a group call is less than a threshold, and delivers a media stream for the group call to a user device of the one or more user devices over a wireless local area network (wlan) to which the user device is connected based on the number of the one or more user devices in the mbms coverage area being less than the threshold..
07/10/14
20140193138
System and a method for constructing and for exchanging multimedia content
The subject matter discloses a multimedia content editing method; comprising at a computerized device having one or more processors and memory: receiving a command for editing a first multimedia content and encoding the command to metadata; wherein the metadata being used for the editing of the first multimedia content; thereby generating a second multimedia content from the first multimedia content according to the metadata.. .
07/10/14
20140193134
Content data transmission system and content data transmission method
[problem] in a system that transmits content data from a content replay device to a content output device, to prevent a deterioration in audio quality or video data picture quality while being able to increase the simplicity of a setting-altering operation without requiring complicated signal processing. [solution] the present invention is provided with: the content replay device, which receives an operation clock signal transmitted from the content output device via an operation clock transmission cable, operates on the basis of the operation clock signal, and transmits content data replayed by a replay unit to the content output device via a multimedia transmission cable; and the content output device, which generates the operation clock signal transmitted to the content replay device on the basis of an output device operation clock signal, transmits the operation clock signal to the content replay device via the operation clock transmission cable, and receives, performs signal processing on, and outputs to an external device the content data transmitted from the content replay device via the multimedia transmission cable..
07/10/14
20140193131
Content data transmission system and content data transmission method
[problem] in a system for transmitting content data from a content reproducing apparatus to a content output apparatus, no complicated signal processing is required, setting change operations can be simplified, and the degradation of sound quality and the degradation of picture quality of video data are prevented. [solution] there are included: a content reproducing apparatus that receives an operation clock signal from a content output apparatus via an operation clock transmission cable, operates on the basis of the operation clock signal, and transmits content data, which has been reproduced by a reproducing unit, to the content output apparatus via a multimedia transmission cable; and the content output apparatus that generates, on the basis of an output apparatus operation clock signal, the operation clock signal to be transmitted to the content reproducing apparatus, transmits the operation clock signal to the content reproducing apparatus reproducing apparatus via the operation clock transmission cable, receives the content data from the content reproducing apparatus via the multimedia transmission cable, and performs a signal processing of the received content data for output to an external apparatus..
07/10/14
20140192803
Method for extended rate/range communication over a communication network
A technique for communicating multimedia data between nodes over coaxial cable, wherein the nodes are connected via a coaxial cable network, is disclosed. In an embodiment, the technique involves establishing a primary channel for communicating between first and second nodes of the coaxial cable network, establishing a secondary channel for communicating between the first and second nodes of the coaxial cable network, wherein the primary and secondary channels are in different frequency bands and wherein the primary channel is used for communicating media access control frames, and communicating a time series of data frames between the first and second nodes using both the primary channel and the secondary channel..
07/10/14
20140192799
Multi-media data rate allocation method and voice over ip data rate allocation method
A multimedia bitrate adaption method for individual users wherein only a set of predetermined bitrates may be selected as the multimedia bitrate of the user. The predetermined bitrates are quantized into exponentially distributed levels, and the users' experiences corresponding to the predetermined bitrates are with the same intervals, thereby increasing the service capacity and improving user satisfaction..
07/10/14
20140192773
Traffic control within an ip multimedia subsystem
A method of handling traffic within an ip multimedia subsystem, ims, network. The method comprises registering an ims user with a first serving call session control function, s-cscf, of the ims network.
07/10/14
20140192772
Apparatus to enable fallback to circuit switched domain from packet switched domain
An apparatus is used to perform a circuit switched (cs) fallback in wireless communications. The non-access stratum (nas) of the apparatus determines whether to perform a cs fallback based on an internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) registration status, and sends a service request indicating a request to perform the cs fallback when the wtru is attached to a cs domain.
07/10/14
20140192728
Method, apparatus and computer program for terminating mobile station receipt of multimedia broadcast/multimedia service (mbms) service bearer
In one non-limiting aspect thereof the exemplary embodiments of this invention provide a method, a computer program product and a mobile station operable in accordance therewith to originate a request at the mobile station to terminate reception of a multimedia broadcast/multimedia service radio bearer; and to transmit the request to a wireless network that is the source of the multimedia broadcast/multimedia service radio bearer. In another non-limiting aspect thereof the exemplary embodiments of this invention provide a method, a computer program product and a wireless network node operable in accordance therewith to receive a request from a mobile station to terminate reception of a multimedia broadcast/multimedia service radio bearer and, in response, to send the mobile station a packet tbf release message that includes an identification of the mobile station and a tbf_release_cause value defined as stop receiving mbms radio bearer..
07/10/14
20140192697
Evolved multimedia broadcast/multicast services (embms) cluster management
In an embodiment, a server determines a first support state for the group communication session that defines a first set of sectors belonging to a multicast/broadcast single frequency network (mbsfn) area for transmission of the session media for the group communication session via internet protocol (ip) multicast. The server then transitions the group communication session from the first support state to a second support state that defines a second set of sectors belonging to the mbsfn area for transmission of the session media for the group communication session via ip multicast.
07/10/14
20140192693
Systems and methods to optimize power consumption for lte embms
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to a methods and systems operable by a network entity for wireless communication, that includes determining that user equipment (ue) is in idle mode and receiving embms (evolved multimedia broadcast and multicast service); and based on the determining, activating a power optimization procedure in order to reduce power consumption of the ue. Examples of a power optimization procedures include a single or multi-level hardware shut down procedure, lowering the clock rate of hardware, and shutting down a communication bus during periods of non-use..
07/10/14
20140192671
Cell measuring method and information transmitting method therefor
According to one embodiment of the present invention, provided is a method in which a terminal performs cell measurements. The method may include the steps of: receiving information on a resource restriction pattern indicating a subframe to which a restriction is applied for performing measurement on one or more neighboring cells; determining that a subframe indicated by second information is not configured as a multimedia broadcast over single frequency network (mbsfn) subframe for the neighboring cells if an mbsfn configuration of each of the neighboring cells is not known or not clearly indicated; and performing measurements using a plurality of cell-specific reference signals (crss) received from the neighboring cells on the subframe which is not configured as the mbsfn subframe..
07/10/14
20140192207
Method and apparatus to measure video characteristics locally or remotely
A system for displaying video is provided that includes a first computing system that has a first display and is operable to render video data from a multimedia source. A video measurement module is associated with the first computing device and operable to calculate from the video data at least one statistic representing at least one aspect of the video data and generating for display a visual depiction of at least one statistic to a user..
07/10/14
20140192200
Media streams synchronization
A method and system for media streams synchronization. The system comprising a mobile device comprising a video camera configured to capture a video stream; and an audio-video binding module, implemented using at least a processor, wherein said synchronization module is configured to generate a multimedia stream comprising the video stream and an audio stream, wherein the audio stream is generated by an external device to the mobile device and wherein said audio-video binding module is configured to synchronize between the audio and video streams based on correlating timing indications in both the audio and video streams..
07/03/14
20140189599
Vehicle multimedia system
A vehicle multimedia system includes a display that displays a hierarchically structured menu. The hierarchically structured menu may have a main menu, a plurality of submenus, and menu items.
07/03/14
20140189517
Fantasy sports contest highlight segments systems and methods
Systems and methods for providing multimedia highlight segments featuring real-life action related to fantasy sports competition. Links to highlight segments are provided in conjunction with fantasy sports contest information.
07/03/14
20140189514
Video player with enhanced content ordering and method of acquiring content
A distributed multimedia player allows a user to purchase multimedia regardless of the website or environment upon which the multimedia is encountered. The player may be hosted by self-contained servers or by modules within third-party servers.
07/03/14
20140189501
Augmenting text with multimedia assets
Systems and methods are provided for providing a navigation interface to access or otherwise use electronic content items. In one embodiment, an augmentation application identifies at least one entity referenced in a document.
07/03/14
20140189358
Multimedia data protection
A method of transmitting a media work such as a movie to a client is disclosed. The method includes (a) encrypting the work using a sequence of different keys corresponding to respective temporally spaced segments of the document, (b) transmitting software code containing an algorithm from a security server to the client, the algorithm having a result that is a function of the state of the client, (c) executing the code at the client and returning the result to the security server, (d) determining whether the result is indicative of an unmodified client.
07/03/14
20140189354
Systems and methods for digital multimedia capture using haptic control, cloud voice changer, and protecting digital multimedia privacy
Provided are computer implemented methods and systems for multimedia capture and encrypting. According to the method, a first user input is received.
07/03/14
20140189149
Routing of data including multimedia between electronic devices
Rerouting apparatus for rerouting data including multimedia data. The apparatus is for association with electronic equipment and allows for routing the data to a device regarded as the most convenient for playing the media.
07/03/14
20140189148
System and method for managing and accessing multiple content feeds and supplemental content by content provider using an on-screen interactive interface
A system for a system administrator to distribute and manage multiple content feeds and supplemental content using an on-screen interactive interface includes: (a) a multimedia server configured for integrating streaming contents from various streaming content providers through a network, (b) a multimedia controller adapted for receiving broadcast contents from various broadcast systems, and the streaming contents from the multimedia server, and (c) a multimedia control platform for a user to manage, access, and select the broadcast and streaming contents from the multimedia server through an on-screen interactive interface, and to display selected contents on an end user device. The broadcast and streaming contents further include supplemental contents from various streaming content providers, and advertisements from various advertisers with the advertisement links stored in the multimedia control platform to allow the user to access the advertisement content through the links without storing the actual advertisement content in the multimedia server..
07/03/14
20140189112
User plane location services over session initiation protocol (sip)
A method and mechanism to allow a location server to initiate a user plane location service (e.g., supl defined by oma) procedure to a user plane enabled device via instant messaging, or alternatively, via an existing sip session if a multimedia session is already established. The location request is signaled to the user plane enabled device via a sip info message.
07/03/14
20140189029
Telecommunication and multimedia management method and apparatus
A telecommunication and multimedia management apparatus and method that supports voice and other media communications and that enables users to: (i) participate in multiple conversation modes, including live phone calls, conference calls, instant voice messaging or tactical communications; (ii) review the messages of conversations in either a live mode or a time-shifted mode and to seamlessly transition back and forth between the two modes; (iii) participate in multiple conversations either concurrently or simultaneously; (iv) archive the messages of conversations for later review or processing; and (v) persistently store media either created or received on the communication devices of users. The latter feature enables users to generate or review media when either disconnected from the network or network conditions are poor and to optimize the delivery of media over the network based on network conditions and the intention of the users participating in conversations..


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