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 Method and  determining ims connectivity through non-3gpp access networks patent thumbnailMethod and determining ims connectivity through non-3gpp access networks
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for determining ims connectivity through non-3gpp access networks. A method is provided for receiving, in response to an access network query, an available public land mobile network (plmn) list; wherein the plmn list comprises an ip multimedia subsystem access point name (ims apn) indication for the respective plmns with ims connectivity; determining, using a processor, if a connection to a home plmn (hplmn) can be established using an ims apn associated with a plmn from the plmn list; and prioritizing available wireless local area networks (wlan) based on the determining if a connection to the hplmn can be established using the ims apn for the respective plmns of the plmn list associated with the respective wlans..
Nokia Technologies Oy


 Techniques for in-band signaling of service description updates in rtp patent thumbnailTechniques for in-band signaling of service description updates in rtp
Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable signaling, such as in-band signaling, of service description updates in real-time transport protocol (rtp) streaming over evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service (embms).. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Passive multi-port entry adapter and  preserving downstream catv signal strength within in-home network patent thumbnailPassive multi-port entry adapter and preserving downstream catv signal strength within in-home network
A cable television (catv) entry adapter interfaces to a catv network and serves as a hub in an in-home network for passively communicating multimedia content or information from the catv network and between subscriber devices connected to the ports of the catv entry adapter, using catv signals in a catv frequency band and network signals in a different in-home network band.. .
Ppc Broadband, Inc.


 Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems patent thumbnailDisplay inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems
A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a television display. The digital media device can include gateway and digital media management functionality and can be referred to as a gateway and digital media device.
Kip Prod P1 Lp


 Dynamic synchronization of media streams within a social network patent thumbnailDynamic synchronization of media streams within a social network
A method of synchronizing first and second streams of a multimedia content program is operable for determining a temporal difference indicative of a relative timing between first and second streams of the program, the first stream being provided to a first multimedia processing resource (mpr) and the second stream being provided to a second mpr. The method includes manipulating at least one of the streams to reduce the temporal difference until the temporal difference is less than a predetermined threshold and enabling a viewer of the first stream to interact with a viewer of the second stream regarding the program.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Chapter detection in multimedia streams via alignment of multiple airings patent thumbnailChapter detection in multimedia streams via alignment of multiple airings
There is described a multimedia processing method comprising: identifying a start and end time ranges in an input multimedia stream; comparing said ranges to an alternate multimedia stream of the same program for regions of similarity; and defining time ranges as representing chapter regions responsive to the content of both streams within the time ranges having high similarities.. .
Piksel, Inc.


 Transmitting a prioritized audio stream along with multimedia content patent thumbnailTransmitting a prioritized audio stream along with multimedia content
A method includes generating, at a server, a composite stream that includes a first packet and a second packet. The first packet includes first data associated with a video stream and a native audio stream from a first content source.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Facilitating personal assistance for curation of multimedia and generation of stories at computing devices patent thumbnailFacilitating personal assistance for curation of multimedia and generation of stories at computing devices
A mechanism is described for facilitating personal assistance for curation of multimedia and generation of stories at computing devices according to one embodiment. A method of embodiments, as described herein, includes receiving, by one or more capturing/sensing components at a computing device, one or more media items relating to an event, and capturing a theme from the one or more media items, where the theme is captured based on at least one of activities, textual content, and scenes associated with the event.
Intel Corporation


 Data processing system for transmitting compressed multimedia data over camera interface patent thumbnailData processing system for transmitting compressed multimedia data over camera interface
A data processing apparatus has a camera sensor, a camera buffer, a compressor, and an output interface. The camera sensor generates an input multimedia data.
Mediatek Inc.


 Method and system for managing multimedia accessiblity patent thumbnailMethod and system for managing multimedia accessiblity
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, determine a first impairment associated with a first user of a first end user device, receive user input captured at a second end user device during a communication session between the first and second end user devices, store instructions for executing a group of adjustment techniques for modifying the user input where the group of adjustment techniques includes amplifying selective frequencies and translating the user input into sign language images, select an adjustment technique from among the group of adjustment techniques, adjust the user input according to the adjustment technique to generate adjusted user input, and provide the adjusted user input to the first end user device during the communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


System and resource selection during group communication broadcast

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a request to initiate a multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) to wirelessly distribute media content to mobile user equipment within a target geographical region using a common radio channel an efficiency metric is obtained, in response to the request, for each broadcast multicast service center (bmsc). The efficiency metric is evaluated for each of the bmscs and one of the bmscs is selected based on the evaluation result.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Communication of multimedia data streams over multiple communication lanes

A transmitter and receiver for communication of multimedia streams across a multi-lane communications link. The transmitter packetizes multimedia streams according to a link layer protocol and distributes the packets across multiple lanes of a communications link.
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

Method for creating and providing layered syndicated data for multimedia content to users

A layered syndicated feed or content is provided having layers defined according to a media type (e.g., text, graphic, audio, or video) wherein each layer has a plurality of levels such that each level provides either inclusive or exclusive content of the layer's media type in varying degrees of detail or depth. Furthermore, a system is provided for requesting and storing user and mobile device profiles indicative of the syndicated content layers and levels that the user is interested in receiving and that the user's mobile device is capable of receiving..
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

Dynamic resource allocation of multimedia content based on usage patterns

There is disclosed a multimedia processing method comprising: converting multimedia items into versions of multiple compression levels for storage within a media catalog; and estimating the likelihood of a user consuming each multimedia item based on a consumption history of items within said media catalog and said user; computing the multimedia items to be downloaded and a per-item compression level in dependence on resource constraints at a client device of said user and said estimated consumption likelihoods; downloading a compressed version of the multimedia items; and storing a record of consumed downloaded items.. .
Piksel, Inc.

Method and exchanging multimedia data within a modular upgradeable vehicle infotainment system

An infotainment arrangement for a motor vehicle includes a permanent portion permanently installed in the vehicle. The permanent portion includes a plurality of non-upgradeable electronic components.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Multimedia signal transmission device and transmission method thereof

A multimedia signal transmission device includes: a clock signal detector for detecting a clock signal from a signal source and generating a clock index which specifies a frequency of the clock signal; a first microcontroller unit for receiving the clock index and for receiving multiple differential signals from the signal source and generating packets containing these signals; first and second photoelectric modules for transmitting and receiving the multiple minimized differential data signals and the packets as optical signals; a second microcontroller unit for generating the clock index and the multiple differential signals from the packets; and a clock data recovery circuit for receiving one of the multiple minimized differential data signals and receiving the clock index from the second microcontroller unit, and for recovering the clock signal having the specified frequency and synchronized to the multiple minimized differential data signals.. .
Aten International Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for matching two or more digital multimedia files

Systems and computer-implemented methods match two digital videos previously recorded at a same event. The systems and methods provide a group of digital videos to a computer system, wherein each digital video comprises digital audio and digital video signals previously recorded at the same event, wherein the digital videos are previously recorded by different digital mobile devices and are previously at least temporally synchronized with respect to each other and aligned on a timeline of the same event, wherein a set of instants in time within the timeline of the same event is predefined.
Evergig Music S.a.s.u.

Systems and methods for mobile application, wearable application, transactional messaging, calling, digital multimedia capture and payment transactions

A method for facilitating mobile device payments, multimedia capture, calling, and messaging may include providing a payment, multimedia capture, calling, and messaging interface on a display of a mobile and wearable device and sensing a haptic input of the user via the haptic control. In response to the haptic input, a cloud-based application associated with the mobile and wearable device may be activated.

Systems and methods for digital multimedia capture using haptic control, cloud voice changer, protecting digital multimedia privacy, and advertising and sell products or services via cloud gaming environments

Provided are computer implemented methods for combining online and offline gaming, advertising, and commerce and providing free games, free products, and free services. The method may commence with receiving a buying request associated with a product from a user.

Content ranking based on person-to-person sharing

An approach is provided for identifying favorite multimedia content, such as digital photographs, possessed by a user. The approach detects a number of content sharing actions involving multimedia content, such as digital photographs, with the detecting being from a number of content handling applications, such as social media sites and person-to-person sharing.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Service denial and termination on a wireless network

A method and system are provided for denying an application service request, such as a multimedia messaging service (mms) request, on wireless and wireline internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) networks or session initiation protocol (sip) networks. In one example, the method includes receiving a request for an application service from a user via a transport network, determining to deny the request, and providing a response corresponding to the denial of the request to the user via the transport network..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System for generating immersive audio utilizing visual cues

The present disclosure is directed to a system for generating immersive audio utilizing visual cues. In general, a system may be capable of transforming non-spatial audio (e.g., simple mono or stereo sound) associated with video into immersive sound (e.g., wherein sound may be generated spatially so that it appears to emanate directly from sound sources in the video).
Intel Corporation

Verification of semantic constraints in multimedia data and in its announcement, signaling and interchange

A collection of well-formed, but possibly semantically invalid, binary encoded multimedia data components or packages as well as the binary encoded announcement, signaling, and interchange protocols used in their transmission are converted into one or more well-formed extensible markup language (xml) files. Such xml files may then be validated according to one or more pre-defined xml schemas, or similar schema languages, in order to verify that the data and protocol structures and substructures adhere to prior defined semantic constraints..
Tvworks, Llc

System and collating digital content from a plurality of devices into a single media file

The embodiments herein provides a system and method to simultaneously capture digital content from several geographically separated devices and collate the content automatically into a single media file. The system includes a registration module, a session module, a multimedia capture module, a collating module and a database.
Stillwater International Inc.

System and multimedia enhancement

A system and method of enhancing a multimedia information stream is disclosed in which a display-object, displayed on changeable signage-display located at a venue, and visible to spectators at the venue, is incorporated into a multi-media presentation so that, to a media audience, the multi-media presentation is enhanced by an agent-object that is only visible to the media audience, and which appears to that audience to be actually at the venue and to be interacting with the changing display-object on the signage-display at the venue. The agent-object is a computer generated cartoon character, or an actor and an associated audio track.

Method and system for flow-rate regulation in a content-controlled streaming network

A universal streaming server distributing panoramic multimedia signals with client-controlled content selection and flow-rate adaptation to receiver and network conditions is disclosed. The universal streaming server performs adaptive content filtering based on clients' commands and regulates signal flow rate between the universal streaming server and each of multiple client devices based on performance measurements and content specifications.
Vantrix Corporation

Method and system for panoramic multimedia streaming

Methods and apparatus for panoramic multimedia streaming where viewers may control spatial coverage of panoramic video components of multimedia signals are disclosed. A novel flexible streaming server is devised to perform client-specific content filtering in addition to adapting multimedia signals to characteristics of individual client devices as well as to varying capacities of network paths to client devices.
Vantrix Corporation

Communicating multimedia data

A method of communicating multimedia data includes establishing a first connection between a transmitter unit and an administration server, establishing a second connection between a receiver unit and the administration server, assigning a same unique communication channel to the transmitter unit and the receiver unit by the administration server, establishing a third connection between the transmitter unit and the receiver unit using the same unique communication channel upon the first and second connections being established, and transmitting the multimedia data from the transmitter unit to the receiver unit via the third connection. The transmitter and receiver units respectively have unique identification codes that uniquely identify the units from other units connected to the administration server.
Senza Tech, Llc

Ims over soft ap admission control and resource management

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a first ue.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method for supplying protected multimedia content to a terminal

A method for supplying protected multimedia content during which a terminal a) acquires a service date from a date server and b) evaluates a temporal criterion of a licence with respect to the last acquired service date. A headend associates with each segment of the multimedia content, its transmission date, and transmits it in a stream together with the segment.
Viaccess

Streaming media content to a user equipment in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem

An application server (204, 300), a first user equipment, ue, (200, 400), a second ue (206, 500) and corresponding methods for use in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem, ims, and for streaming media content between the first ue and the second ue using the rich communications services, rcs, standard. The first ue transmits media content to an application server (204, 300) as an rcs file transfer.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Ran for multimedia delivery

A method is disclosed for delivering a packet data flow across a radio access network (ran), comprising: receiving, at an upstream gateway node, an internet protocol (ip) data flow; sending, from the upstream gateway node, the ip data flow to a ran; receiving, at the upstream gateway node, a congestion control message from the ran based on a request for retransmission of the ip data flow at the ran to a user equipment (ue); and performing, at the upstream gateway node, ip flow control of the ip data flow based on the congestion control message.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.

System and restoration in a multimedia ip network

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable media for modifying ip backbone link weights such that multicast traffic and unicast traffic will not travel on a same path between nodes. The method comprises assigning link weights to nodes within an ip backbone such that multicast forwarding paths and unicast forwarding paths are failure disjoint, and delivering undelivered multicast packets using ip unicast encapsulation to the loopback address of next hop router on a multicast tree upon link/interface failure..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Method and device for updating multimedia broadcast multicast control channel information

Disclosed are a method for updating multimedia broadcast multicast control channel information, a method for receiving updated multimedia broadcast multicast control channel information, a network device and a user equipment. Herein, the method includes: updating, by a network side, mcch information in a short multicast control channel mcch modification period, and when the mcch information to be updated is related to a resource configuration change of multimedia broadcast multicast service mbms traffic data, selecting, by the network side, to update the mcch information in the short mcch modification period or selecting to update the mcch information in a normal mcch modification period, based on the priority of the mbms traffic data for which resource configuration is changed; transmitting, by the network side, the updated mcch information..
Zte Corporation

Methods and enabling and disabling scrambling of control symbols

Methods and apparatus for the selection and/or configuration of scrambling operations to accommodate e.g., both scrambling and non-scrambling connections (such as to e.g., legacy type devices). In one embodiment, media interface devices (such as e.g., hdmi (high-definition multimedia interface)) devices may provide enhanced scrambling capabilities; solutions disclosed herein provide, among other things, support for both enhanced scrambling capable devices and legacy devices, and enable a device to determine the scrambling capabilities of a connected device..
Apple Inc.

Method and device for receiving a multimedia broadcast multicast service in a mobile communication system

The present invention relates to a method and device for receiving a multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) in a mobile communication system. The method for receiving the mbms of a terminal in the mobile communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention is characterized in that it includes: determining whether service area id (sai) information on a serving cell is broadcast during the mbms; receiving the sai information on the serving cell when it is determined that the sai information is broadcast; determining, by using the received sai information of the serving cell, whether an sai of the mbms matches the sai of the serving cell; and changing the cell reselection priority of the frequency of the serving cell to the highest priority if it is determined that the sai of the mbms matches the sai of the serving cell..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Generating and distributing interactive documents

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating and distributing interactive documents. An interactive document generation platform receives information that defines a series of interactive pages of an interactive document to be provided for facilitating performance of a procedure, receives multimedia content to be presented with interactive pages of the interactive document, and generates a data package that includes metadata, structural data, and multimedia content for the interactive document.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Media fingerprinting and identification system

The overall architecture and details of a scalable video fingerprinting and identification system that is robust with respect to many classes of video distortions is described. In this system, a fingerprint for a piece of multimedia content is composed of a number of compact signatures, along with traversal hash signatures and associated metadata.
Gracenote, Inc.

Fine-grained heterogeneous computing

A heterogeneous computing system described herein has an energy-efficient architecture that exploits producer-consumer locality, task parallelism and data parallelism. The heterogeneous computing system includes a task frontend that dispatches tasks and updated tasks from queues for execution based on properties associated with the queues, and execution units that include a first subset acting as producers to execute the tasks and generate the updated tasks, and a second subset acting as consumers to execute the updated tasks.
Mediatek Inc.

Systems and methods involving creation/display/utilization of information modules, such as mixed-media and multimedia modules

Systems and methods consistent with the present innovations are directed to implementations involving creation, viewing, playing sharing and/or utilization of information modules, such as mixed-media modules. A processor communicates a mixed-media module creator interface to a first client device.
Yahoo! Inc.

Pixedup social media game

A social media game that may be played between two devices, or as a single device may be played on an electronic mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet. The game may be analogous to a photographic puzzle.

Remote control via local area network

A method and system for remote control of multimedia content using a multimedia content distribution network (mcdn) is configured to establish a connection between a customer premises equipment (cpe) gateway and a local area network (lan) device that is a personal user device. A user of the lan device may be authenticated.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and personalizing and recommending content

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for personalizing and recommending content. Media or multimedia activity of users, or consumed media or multimedia content, is automatically detected or observed, and a temporal identifier associated with the activity is determined.
Caavo Inc

Casting of hdmi content

In response to receiving user-interface activity information from a portable electronic device that specifies user instruction to cast high-definition multimedia-interface (hdmi) content associated with a content source from a first a/v display device to a second a/v display device, an audio/video (a/v) hub accesses device-state information that specifies a current state of the second a/v display device. Then, the a/v hub performs the casting of the hdmi content from the first a/v display device to the second a/v display device using a dynamic number of operations based on the device-state information, so that the hdmi content is displayed on a display in the second a/v display device..

Determining device state using a state-detection circuit

An audio/video (a/v) hub includes a state-detection circuit coupled to at least one pin in a high-definition multimedia-interface input connector, which can electrically couple to an entertainment device. When electrically coupled to the entertainment device, the state-detection circuit establishes a ground loop between the electronic device and the entertainment device.

Changing hdmi content in a tiled window

An audio/video (a/v) hub determines display instructions specifying information to be displayed on a display in an a/v display device that includes icons associated with content sources. Then, the a/v hub provides the display instructions to the a/v display device for display on the display.

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 state change with respect to one or more media devices may be detected.
Echostar Uk Holdings Limited

Process for managing the connection of users through their terminals to a multimedia conference session

Process for managing the connection of users through their terminals to a multimedia conference session provided by a multimedia conference service in a network, said process providing, as a user connects to said session, for muting said user in said session, for broadcasting a multimedia content on the terminal of said user, said process further providing for, as an activity event happens into said session, for temporarily interrupting said broadcasting and for unmuting said user in said session.. .
Alcatel Lucent

Apparatus and transmitting and receiving signal in multimedia system

A transmitting apparatus and an operating method for the apparatus in a multimedia system are provided. The operating method includes inputting at least one network layer packet, generating a link layer packet based on the at least one network layer packet, and transmitting the link layer packet.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.





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