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04/17/14
20140109232
 Method and apparatus for providing drm service patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for providing drm service
An apparatus for providing a digital rights management (drm) service is provided. The apparatus includes a media presentation description (mpd) information configurer for determining a drm system required in each of representations of content provided by an adaptive streaming service, classifying the representations into one or more groups according to predetermined criteria, and configuring mpd information by inserting content protection information including representation group information representing classified groups and information about drm systems corresponding to the representation group information; and a communication unit for transmitting the mpd information to a user terminal receiving the content..
04/17/14
20140109158
 Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content
A method includes receiving closed captioning data at a computing device. The closed captioning data is associated with a video on demand asset and is represented in a first format.
04/17/14
20140109153
 Expansion of a stream set and transcoding of http adaptive streaming videos in a mobile network patent thumbnailnew patent Expansion of a stream set and transcoding of http adaptive streaming videos in a mobile network
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for an expansion of a stream set and transcoding of hypertext transfer protocol (http) adaptive streaming videos in a mobile network. A method includes, in a mobile content delivery network (cdn) server residing in a mobile network, maintaining a database of mobile subscriber information for mobile subscribers derived from the mobile network, receiving a mobile client request to download a video stream, ingesting a manifest file from a server in the network originating the requested video, deriving characteristics of a mobile device of the mobile client from mobile subscriber information derived from the database of mobile subscriber information for mobile subscribers derived from the mobile network, expanding a set of streams in the manifest file depending on the derived characteristics of the mobile device, transcoding the set of streams from the server in the network originating the requested video into alternate bit rates suitable for a current mobile network condition, and delivering the set of streams to the mobile client..
04/17/14
20140109138
 Updating properties of remote a/v performance nodes patent thumbnailnew patent Updating properties of remote a/v performance nodes
Aspects include systems, computer readable media and methods for remotely updating properties of audio/visual (a/v) performance nodes that can receive a/v content through a wireless network from a central content source. The central content source can maintain information about properties of such nodes, providing such information to a device configured with remote control software, upon request.
04/17/14
20140108888
 Error tolerant or streaming storage device patent thumbnailnew patent Error tolerant or streaming storage device
A method of storing data includes receiving general purpose (gp) data and special error tolerant or streaming (ets) data, storing the gp data using a data storage method, and storing the ets data using a different data storage method which affects the access rate, resilience to errors, data integrity, storage density, or storage capacity. The storage medium, which can include a disk drive, flash memory, or holographic memory, is utilized differently depending on the required quality of service in aspects including block size, storage of error correction codes, utilization of error correction codes, storage area density, physical format pattern, storage verification, or reaction to failed storage verification.
04/17/14
20140108671
 Partitioning streaming media files on multiple content distribution networks patent thumbnailnew patent Partitioning streaming media files on multiple content distribution networks
Techniques are disclosed for generating preference rankings in response to requests for streaming media content received from client devices. The preference rankings are used to indirectly partition streaming media content across different content distribution networks (cdns).
04/17/14
20140108623
 System and method for managing playback of streaming digital content patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for managing playback of streaming digital content
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for managing playback of digital content on two or more different playback devices. A playback device designated as a controller is associated with a playback device designated as a playback target.
04/17/14
20140108622
 Streaming media transmission method, device, and system patent thumbnailnew patent Streaming media transmission method, device, and system
Embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of streaming media technology and provide a streaming media transmission method, device, and system, so that a streaming media transmission manner is dynamically adjusted to adapt to the change of a terminal usage state, thereby avoiding a waste of bandwidth resources and network traffic, and improving user experience. The method includes: receiving a playback state parameter reported by a terminal; obtaining streaming media information according to the playback state parameter; and sending the obtained streaming media information to the terminal.
04/17/14
20140108614
 System and method for managing playback of streaming digital content patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for managing playback of streaming digital content
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for managing playback of digital content on two or more different playback devices. A playback device designated as a controller is associated with a playback device designated as a playback target.
04/17/14
20140108502
 Streaming data downloading method and computer readable recording medium thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Streaming data downloading method and computer readable recording medium thereof
A streaming data downloading method is illustrated, which is adaptive to a video player downloading a video file from a video server via internet. The method includes dividing the video file into a plurality of time sections by the video player, sending several downloading requests to the video server for simultaneously downloading data corresponding to different time sections based on the number of the downloading requests.
04/17/14
20140108497
new patent Media session heartbeat messaging
A client device plays streaming media, and obtains a media playback position of the media at a first time. The client device sends a first message from the client device to a server, wherein the first message includes the media playback position and where the media playback position includes a time reference associated with playback of the media at the first time.
04/17/14
20140108495
new patent Adaptive streaming client
In one embodiment, an http adaptive streaming client has a processor for controlling the selectable and variable quality level of successive chunks of a multimedia program requested from and transmitted by a server. Chunks are transmitted via a communication path having a variable bandwidth.
04/17/14
20140106884
new patent Qualified video delivery
A video server is configured to provide streaming video to players of computer games over a computing network. The video server can provided video of different games to different players simultaneously.
04/17/14
20140106804
new patent Wireless communication terminal, wireless communication method, and computer program product
A wireless communication terminal including a wireless communication unit which performs wireless communication of streaming data for use in streaming of content and control data for use in control of the streaming and a network construction unit which performs one of a first connection process of acquiring format information of streaming data that another wireless communication terminal supports and a second connection process in which no format information is acquired when a wireless network is constructed, a connection request from the other wireless communication terminal for the constructed wireless network is received by the wireless communication unit, and a connection to the other wireless communication terminal is made.. .
04/17/14
20140106664
new patent Streaming of digital data to a portable device
The present invention achieves wireless delivery of media streams to portable devices for providing media information related to a show or attraction for the purposes of captioning, language translation, and assistive listening. As a person moves about a venue, the device receives infrared or radio signals from transmitters at venue locations.
04/17/14
20140105230
new patent Connector and interface circuit for simultaneous content streaming and user data from handheld devices
An apparatus for enabling simultaneous multimedia content and user data streaming from a handheld device to a display device is disclosed. The apparatus enables power charging of the handheld device while streaming the multimedia content and the user data from the handheld device.
04/17/14
20140104440
new patent Method and apparatus for video streaming
An apparatus and method are provided for a client application to provide a video stream as well as data regarding the video stream to an output device, where the data is generated from a process performed at a layer lower than the client application layer. By this, multiple client applications can simultaneously utilize the data generated by the lower-level process while at least one client application can effect streaming of the video stream to an output device..
04/17/14
20140104396
new patent Apparatus and method for streaming live images, audio and meta-data
A method for streaming and viewing a user's video and audio experiences includes removably mounting an image recording device in close proximity to a user's eyes such that the image recording device is operable to record the user's visual and audio experiences. A real time signal is created by the image recording device, including at least one of video footage, still images, or audio captured by the image recording device.
04/10/14
20140101570
Selection of clips for sharing streaming content
A method for sharing digital media may include receiving an indication from a first user for sharing a clip selection from a digital media item (dmi) with a second user. A start point and an end point of the clip selection may be determined.
04/10/14
20140101445
Authenticated encryption support in iso/iec 23009-4
A server apparatus supporting authenticated encryption in a network, comprising a receiver configured to receive an unencrypted segment, a processor configured to selecting an encryption key, an initialization vector, and an additional authentication data (aad), encrypt the segment, configuring the segment for transfer in a dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (http) (dash) media, assign a segment number to the encrypted segment, append an authentication tag to the encrypted segment, store the encrypted segment with the appended authentication tag, and update a media presentation description (mpd) associated with the encrypted segment with the appended authentication tag, wherein the mpd comprises an @aadbase attribute with an aad base value, wherein the aad value is the sum of the segment number and the @ aadbase attribute value, and a transmitter configured to transmit the encrypted segment with the appended authentication tag to a destination.. .
04/10/14
20140101330
Method and apparatus for streaming multimedia contents
A method for streaming a multimedia content from at least one sender peer to a receiver peer, comprising: obtaining periodically a target downloading rate of the multimedia content from the at least one sender peer to the receiver peer, according to a playback rate of the multimedia content and a buffer occupancy level of the receiver peer; determining a downloading rate from each of the at least one sender peer to the receiver peer, according to the data transmission situation from each respective sender peer of the at least one sender peer to the receiver peer and the obtained target downloading rate; and streaming the multimedia content from the at least one sender peer to the sender peer at the respective determined downloading rate.. .
04/10/14
20140101329
Apparatus, system, and method for multi-bitrate content streaming
An apparatus for multi-bitrate content streaming includes a receiving module configured to capture media content, a streamlet module configured to segment the media content and generate a plurality of streamlets, and an encoding module configured to generate a set of streamlets. The system includes the apparatus, wherein the set of streamlets comprises a plurality of streamlets having identical time indices and durations, and each streamlet of the set of streamlets having a unique bitrate, and wherein the encoding module comprises a master module configured to assign an encoding job to one of a plurality of host computing modules in response to an encoding job completion bid.
04/10/14
20140101327
Server device and information processing method
There is provided a server device including a streaming processing unit configured to generate a frame image in real time, encode the frame image to generate encoded data, and transmit the encoded data to a client device over a network, the client device being configured to decode the encoded data and output the frame image, and a controller configured to receive information related to an output timing of the frame image in the client device from the client device and control a process timing of the frame image in the streaming processing unit so that a predetermined relationship is maintained between the output timing and the process timing.. .
04/10/14
20140101192
Relationship-based search and recommendations
Techniques are described for determining relationships between user activities and determining search results and content recommendations based on the relationships. A plays-related-to-searches application may determine a relationship score between plays of a media title and searches of a query by determining a distance between a projection of the search onto the space of the users and a projection of plays of the media title onto the space of the users.
04/10/14
20140101178
Progressive analysis for big data
According to one general aspect, a method may include receiving a data query request that includes one or more search parameters to be searched for within a plurality of files that are stored according to a hierarchical organizational structure, wherein each file includes at least one data record. The method may include scanning a plurality of files to determine if one or more files match a sub portion of the search parameters.
04/10/14
20140101142
Relationship-based search and recommendations
Techniques are described for determining relationships between user activities and determining search results and content recommendations based on the relationships. A plays-related-to-searches application may determine a relationship score between plays of a media title and searches of a query by determining a distance between a projection of the search onto the space of the users and a projection of plays of the media title onto the space of the users.
04/10/14
20140099879
Hybrid satellite and internet mobile broadcast system
Satellite audio and video broadcasting systems for concurrent, near-simultaneous broadcast to mobile and fixed receivers of satellite broadcast audio information and of internet streaming of at least the same audio information, and of video and data information, too.. .
04/10/14
20140098850
Generating a single content entity to manage multiple bitrate encodings for multiple content consumption platforms
A content management system may generate a single content entity to manage multiple bitrate encodings for multiple content consumption platforms. A content management system may receive master content from a content creator/provider.
04/10/14
20140098715
System for streaming audio to a mobile device using voice over internet protocol
This disclosure describes embodiments of systems and methods that use protocols and techniques that can stream audio from a video device to a separate device while reducing or eliminate audio/video synchronization errors. In some embodiments, these systems and methods use voice over ip (voip) technology to stream audio to mobile devices with low latency, resulting in little or no user-perceivable delay between the audio stream and corresponding video presentation.
04/03/14
20140096271
Segment authentication for dynamic adaptive streaming
A method comprising generating a segment signature for a segment of a media content based on the segment, trusted information contained in a media presentation description (mpd), and a signature signing key, wherein the mpd describes the media content. An apparatus comprising a processor configured to compute a segment signature for a segment of a media content based on the segment, a signature signing key, and trusted information contained in a media presentation description (mpd), wherein the mpd describes the media content..
04/03/14
20140096269
Systems and methods for fast startup streaming of encrypted multimedia content
Methods and systems to allow for the streaming of media from a file server to a client, where the streaming occurs concurrently with the execution of an information security protocol. The security protocol allows the client to securely receive one or more keys that allow the client to access the media.
04/03/14
20140096171
Systems, methods, and computer program products for load adaptive streaming
Methods, systems, and computer program products that allow for the load adaptive downloading, processing, and rendering of video by a video processing client, where the downloading is adaptive to the processing load of a computing system on which a video processing client operates.. .
04/03/14
20140096159
Encapsulated, streaming media automation and distribution system
Disclosed are systems and methods for creating and distributing programming content carried by a digital streaming media to be a plurality of remote nodes located over a large geographic area to create customized broadcast quality programming at the remote nodes.. .
04/03/14
20140095988
Creating and consuming streaming e-book content
A collection of resources comprising an electronic book is analyzed and a list describing the electronic book is created, wherein the list identifies the resources used in rendering pages of the electronic book. A maximum payload for each page is determined and the electronic book is modified by moving resources used in rendering various pages to other pages, such that the payload of each page does not exceed the maximum payload designated for the page..
04/03/14
20140095943
Predictive precaching of data based on context
A device and method for predictively precaching content on a mobile communication device includes monitoring numerous data sources for contextual data on the activities of the user. The mobile communication device predicts network connectivity outages and affected applications using the contextual data.
04/03/14
20140095730
Ims based p2p streaming and download services
Technology to provide p2p switching between http based delivery of dash formatted content to an mbms download is disclosed. In an example, a host ue can include computer circuitry configured to: receive a session initiation protocol (sip) termination message, from a service control function (scf) module to terminate an sip session for delivery of dash based content to a mobile device; send a sip acknowledgement message to the scf to be forwarded to the mobile device; and establish a flute protocol based mbms download session between the mobile device and a bmsc.upf module operating on the host mobile device for the mbms download.
04/03/14
20140095670
Energy-aware multimedia adaptation for streaming and conversational services
Technology to provide is disclosed. In an example, a user equipment (ue) can include computer circuitry configured to: receive a manifest file for an http adaptive stream from a node; identify an energy characterization in the manifest file for a plurality of representations for a selected period; select a representation for the selected period having a desired energy characterization; and request segments from the node that are in the representation having the desired energy characterization..
04/03/14
20140095669
Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving buffering data in media streaming service
An apparatus and a method for operating a server providing a streaming service are provided. The method includes collecting statistical information regarding media generated by a plurality of users who reproduce the media, determining at least one preferred section of the media based on the statistical information, and transmitting media data regarding the preferred section of the media to user equipment (ue) reproducing the media regardless of a currently reproduced point..
04/03/14
20140095668
Method for seamless unicast-broadcast switching during dash-formatted content streaming
A method for switching from a unicast based delivery to an evolved multimedia broadcast multicast services (embms) based delivery of dynamic adaptive streaming over hyper-text transfer protocol (http) (dash) formatted content. The method can include inserting dedicated stream access points (saps) in media for switching between the unicast and embms-based content delivery.
04/03/14
20140095667
Mobile device application streaming
Technology for decomposing an application into fragments and streaming the application in fragments is disclosed herein. According to at least one embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes steps of determining multiple application fragments of a computer application, wherein each application fragment of the application fragments includes a code to present at least one interface of the computer application; storing the application fragments at a storage device; generating a resource dependency data structure, wherein for each specific application fragment of the application fragments, the resource dependency data structure includes identifications of resources that are needed for running the specific application fragment; and streaming, via a network component, at least one application fragment of the application fragments to a computing device..
04/03/14
20140095664
Methods and systems for dynamic media content output for mobile devices
Embodiments of mechanisms for dynamic media content type streaming management for mobile devices are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the mobile device may receive selection input pertaining to generating output from a media file containing at least two of audio data, video data, and closed-captioning data, the selection input selecting at least one of audio, video, and closed-captioning to be output during play of the media content.
04/03/14
20140095533
Fast path evaluation of boolean predicates
Techniques for managing fast path evaluation of boolean predicates are provided. In some examples, the fast path evaluation may be based at least in part on received queries and/or query statements associated with a database and/or streaming data.
04/03/14
20140095506
Compile-time grouping of tuples in a streaming application
A system and a method for initializing a streaming application are disclosed. The method may include initializing a streaming application for execution on one or more compute nodes which are adapted to execute one or more stream operators.
04/03/14
20140095503
Compile-time grouping of tuples in a streaming application
A system and a method for initializing a streaming application are disclosed. The method may include initializing a streaming application for execution on one or more compute nodes which are adapted to execute one or more stream operators.
04/03/14
20140095462
Hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries
Techniques for implementing the hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries are provided. In some examples, a query engine may be initialized with relational data from at least a first source.
04/03/14
20140094943
Audio content playback management
Systems and methods are provided for adding audio content to a playback queue. In one example, a method involves receiving a request to add automated streaming audio content to a particular playback position in a playback queue.
04/03/14
20140094928
Systems for inducing fluid flow to stimulate tissue growth
Provided are apparatuses, systems, and methods for treating tissue at a tissue site in a mammal that includes a scaffold adapted to be disposed adjacent to the tissue site and to be fluidly coupled to a blood vessel of the mammal for receiving blood therefrom. Additionally, a scaffold is provided that includes a charged surface comprising a streaming potential..
04/03/14
20140094318
Distributed game services
A local gaming machine is in communication with a remote gaming machine over a data network. The local gaming machine may include a storage medium.
04/03/14
20140094298
Multigame action button deck in a concurrent gaming system
A multi-game action button deck in a concurrent gaming system is disclosed. The system includes at least one gaming machine in communication with a game server via a network, a display manager, a multi-game action button, and a touch sensor.
04/03/14
20140093100
User terminal apparatus, electronic device, and method for controlling the same
A user terminal apparatus connected to an electronic device, and a method thereof, are provided. The apparatus includes a communicator that performs communication with the electronic device, an audio processor that processes an audio source to be transmitted to the electronic device, and a controller that adjusts a sound level of the audio source based on a reference volume unit of the electronic device, and controls the adjusted audio source to be transmitted to the electronic device in a streaming method..
04/03/14
20140092864
Mobile wireless device with internal network to interface between an external network and a device user interface
A mobile wireless communication device to host an internal packet-protocol network to interface between an external network and a user-interface of the device. A first transceiver provides a static channel to the user-interface.
03/27/14
20140089996
Method in a streaming client for handling video streaming data, streaming client, computer programs and computer program products
The invention relates to a method (10) in a streaming client (1) for handling video streaming data. The method (10) comprises: receiving (11), decoding (12) and buffering (13) video streaming data comprising frames of image data; displaying (14) the frames of image data on a display (40) of the streaming client (1); receiving (15) an input requesting a pause in the reception of video streaming data; selecting (16), among decoded frames of image data, an optimal frame of image data; continuing (17) displaying frames of image data available in a buffer (45) of the streaming client 1 until the selected optimal frame of image data is encountered; and displaying (18) the selected optimal frame of image data as a still picture on the display (40) of the streaming client (1).
03/27/14
20140089995
Methods and apparatus for supporting vod requests in a system with hierarchical content stores
Methods and apparatus for supporting video on demand requests in a system supporting hierarchical content stores, e.g., program caches, is described. Requested content is requested by a local streaming device from a remote cache when it is not available in a local cache.
03/27/14
20140089993
Method for streaming video content, node in a network for monitoring video content streaming
The invention relates to a method of streaming video content from a server to a client over a channel via a network. Video content is offered as a set of consecutive fragments, each fragment of said set of consecutive fragments being offered in a plurality of quality levels corresponding to respective encoded data rates.
03/27/14
20140089992
Displaying a synchronized instance of content on a portable electronic device
A method and system are described for displaying a synchronized instance of content on a portable electronic device. In the described embodiments, a selection of streaming content that is being displayed on a fixed display system is received by the portable electronic device.
03/27/14
20140089665
System and method for using a streaming protocol
An initialization vector (iv) is employed to decrypt a block of a stream that has been encrypted with cypher block chaining (cbc) encryption, without requiring decryption of previous blocks within the stream. For example, a listener who accesses a distribution point to retrieve encrypted content authenticates himself to an application server that regulates access to encrypted content on the distribution point, and responsively receives a key.
03/27/14
20140089548
Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture to stream data
Systems and methods for streaming data. Systems allow read/write across multiple or n device modules.
03/27/14
20140089518
Method and device for transmitting streaming media
A method and a device for transmitting streaming media are provided. The method includes: generating at least one index segment, where the at least one index segment includes index information of at least one media segment, and the at least one index segment is independent of the at least one media segment; generating storage location information corresponding to the at least one index segment according to a generation rule of the storage location information corresponding to the at least one index segment; and storing the at least one index segment at a storage location corresponding to the storage location information, so that a client can obtain the at least one index segment from the storage location..
03/27/14
20140089469
Methods and devices for efficient adaptive bitrate streaming
Methods and systems for a content server to select sets of video streams having different encoding parameters for transmitting the sets of video streams to a media device are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a method for transmitting video streams for a media program from a server to a media device includes: selecting, by the server, first encoding parameters including a first bitrate for a first set of video streams for the media program based on a first estimated bandwidth capacity for a network linking the server and the media device, transmitting the first set of video streams from the server to the media device, determining, by the server, second encoding parameters including a second bitrate for a second set of video streams for the media program, and transmitting the second set of video streams from the server to the media device..
03/27/14
20140089459
High performance data streaming
Methods, systems and computer program products for high performance data streaming are provided. A computer-implemented method may include receiving a data mapping describing an association between one or more fields of a data storage location of a data source and one or more fields of a data storage location of a target destination, generating a data transfer execution plan from the data mapping to transfer data from the data source to the target destination where the data transfer execution plan comprises a determined degree of parallelism to use when transferring the data, and transferring the data from the storage location of the data source to the data storage location of the target destination using the generated data transfer execution plan..
03/27/14
20140089380
Concurrent web based multi-task support for computer system
Supporting of web multitasking via a single web browser is important, especially for small sized communication device where a displayed web browser is a precious resource. The supporting of the web multitasking improves efficiency for user to utilize the web browser for daily works, for example, while a person accessing a streaming video in a storage space across world wide web, the person also needs to handle an emergent incoming email.
03/27/14
20140089352
Handling out-of-sequence data in a streaming environment
Computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for processing data in an out-of-order manner in a streams computing environment. A windowing condition is defined such that incoming data tuples are processed within a specified time or count of each other.
03/27/14
20140089351
Handling out-of-sequence data in a streaming environment
Computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for processing data in an out-of-order manner in a streams computing environment. A windowing condition is defined such that incoming data tuples are processed within a specified time or count of each other.
03/27/14
20140086308
Switching between streaming video bitstreams
Improved methods and apparatuses are provided for switching of streaming data bitstreams, such as, for example, used in video streaming and other related applications. Some desired functionalities provided herein include random access, fast forward and fast backward, error-resilience and bandwidth adaptation.
03/27/14
20140085477
Vehicle monitoring device and method of monitoring vehicle
A vehicle monitoring system is provided which determines the mode of display and the compressibility of a moving image, a streaming video and a still image based on a monitoring level determined by vehicle conditions detected. The system generates a monitoring image using the determined display mode or compressed at the determined compressibility and transmits the monitoring image to an external terminal device..
03/20/14
20140082669
System and method of providing an interactive menu through streaming video
A method of providing a menu for video content is disclosed and may include delivering a looping video clip over a first video channel. The looping video clip may be configured to be displayed on a video plane.
03/20/14
20140082660
Ad inventory management system
Estimating ad inventory in an online video streaming system accurately handles interdependencies among targeted attributes. The estimating includes determining a probability distribution of samples taken from electronic data records of ad impressions in an interactive online video streaming service, among a population comprising each different combination of targeted attributes recorded for each of the samples.
03/20/14
20140082654
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082653
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082360
Security for mobility between mbms servers
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method and apparatus to perform operations including triggering by user terminal device a new streaming server to generate new user-specific security keys; receiving at the user terminal device from the new streaming server a new security key specific for the new streaming server; generating at the user terminal device for the streaming server user-specific security keys; and using the new user-specific security keys generated at the user terminal device with the new streaming server for a previously established streaming service.. .
03/20/14
20140082209
Personalized streaming internet video
A video preparation system is described. The system includes an event detector, a viewer identification, a selector, a video synthesis module, and a communications module.
03/20/14
20140082203
Method and apparatus for capacity dimensioning in a communication network
A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for calculating a capacity for high speed packet access data in a link in a communications network are disclosed. For example, the method initializes parameters associated with streaming data, long elastic data and short elastic data, determines, via a processor, a capacity value such that a quality of service metric is met for the streaming data, the long elastic data and the short elastic data and provisions the link with the capacity value if the quality of service metric is met..
03/20/14
20140082192
Processing method, distribution server, client, and system for streaming media
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a processing method, distribution server, client and system for streaming media. The method comprises: receiving content segment request information sent by a client; acquiring resource information of a wireless network where the client is located; predicting a data transmission rate of the wireless network according to the resource information; selecting a content segment matching the data transmission rate; and sending the content segment to the client.
03/20/14
20140082125
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082124
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082054
Method and device for generating a description file, and corresponding streaming method
The present invention relates to a method and device for generating a description file about a video sequence at a server device for a client device, to retrieve a video segment and containing a region of interest. The method comprising for each video segment, determining a time interval during which the detected region of interest is spatially included in a same frame region in the video sequence; and generating a description file comprising spatial information describing the frame region and temporal information describing a duration at least equal to the determined time interval..
03/20/14
20140082051
Virtual file transmission system and method of transmitting virtual file thereof
A virtual file transmission system and a method thereof are disclosed. The virtual file transmission system includes a server side and a user side.


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Streaming topics: Wireless Communication Network, Video Streaming, Network Architecture, Video Quality Metrics, Scheduling, Objective Function

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