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 Media streaming synchronization patent thumbnailMedia streaming synchronization
A system and method for closely synchronizing the transmission of real-time data streams is described. Synchronization data is transmitted by a cycle master for receipt by one or more cycle slaves.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 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


 Packet loss concealment for bidirectional ear-to-ear streaming patent thumbnailPacket loss concealment for bidirectional ear-to-ear streaming
Embodiments of packet loss concealment in a hearing assistance device are generally described herein. A method for packet loss concealment can include receiving, at a first hearing assistance device, a first encoded packet stream from a second hearing assistance device and a signal frame.

 Content supply device, content supply method, program, terminal device and content supply system patent thumbnailContent supply device, content supply method, program, terminal device and content supply system
The present disclosure relates to a content supply device, a content supply method, a program, a terminal device and a content supply system that are configured to be capable of realizing rapid zapping between channels in dash. The content supply device of the present disclosure supplies a plurality of items of streaming data with differing attributes, which is content with identical detail, to the same channel, and is provided with a supply portion that divides the streaming data into minimum units when the reception of streaming data is switched according to a timing that is made uniform with other channels, and supplies the streaming data to a reception side through a network, and a metafile generation portion that generates metafiles for the reception side to receive the streaming data that is supplied in the minimum units, which show that the streaming data is for zapping.
Sony Corporation


 Method and system for bandwidth constrained media streaming to a moving vehicle patent thumbnailMethod and system for bandwidth constrained media streaming to a moving vehicle
A method and a system for receiving streaming media from an external provider onboard a moving vehicle via wireless communication is disclosed. The method includes: checking, upon a request from a client device to obtain a streaming media from said external provider, whether a segment of said streaming media is available in the cache or not; forwarding, when a segment of the requested streaming media is available in the cache, the segment of the streaming media object to the client device from the cache; downloading, when the segment of the requested streaming media is not available in the cache, the segment of the streaming media object from the external server, and forwarding the downloaded segment to the client device, and storing the segment in the cache..
Icomera Ab


 Systems and methods for securely streaming media content patent thumbnailSystems and methods for securely streaming media content
Systems and methods are provided for securely providing a media stream from a server device to a remote player via a communications network. A request for a connection is received from the remote player at the server device via the communications network.
Sling Media Inc.


 System, device, and  providing audiences for live video streaming patent thumbnailSystem, device, and providing audiences for live video streaming
A system for live video streaming includes a live video server, including a processor, a non-transitory memory, an input/output component, an interest manager, a video content manager, a video feed manager, a broadcast controller, a social network controller, and a data bus; a live video receiving device, including an interest controller, a notification controller, and a streaming viewer; a live video broadcasting device, including a content controller and a streaming transmitter; a broadcast management system and a social network system; such that a user receives a timely notification for a live broadcast matching the users subject matter interests, such that the user can watch the live broadcast; and the system provides interested audiences to broadcasting users that provide live video content. Also disclosed is a method for live video streaming, including registering broadcast schedule; registering subject matter content; registering subject matter interest; sending notification; and watching broadcast..

 Adaptive streaming of virtual reality data patent thumbnailAdaptive streaming of virtual reality data
Apparatus and methods are provided for distributing linear and interactive virtual reality (“vr”) video content. The vr content may be distributed by streaming over varying consumer network connections such as wi-fi, lte wireless radio, or wired network connections.
Eevo, Inc.


 Moving a portion of a streaming application to a public cloud based on sensitive data patent thumbnailMoving a portion of a streaming application to a public cloud based on sensitive data
A streams manager determines which portions of a streaming application process sensitive data, and when performance of the streaming application needs to be increased, selects based on the sensitive data which portion(s) of the streaming application can be moved to a public cloud. The streams manager then interacts with the public cloud manager to move the selected portion(s) of the streaming application to the public cloud.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Systems and methods for collecting episodes of media content series patent thumbnailSystems and methods for collecting episodes of media content series
Methods, systems and devices for organizing media content are provided. One method includes receiving a request, via a user interface presented to a user, to compile a requested plurality of episodes of a selected media content.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


Systems and methods for http message content modification streaming

A content-overlay system adapted for creating a content layer displayed on a mobile device, without installing an additional application on the mobile device. A selection module reviews content requests and identifies when a mobile device requests content from a source that is targeted for content addition.
Routier Ltd.

Encoding device, decoding device, computer program product, and streaming system

According to an embodiment, an encoding device includes a storage controller, a difference generator, and a communication controller. The storage controller is configured to store a base stream in a storage.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Configuring manifest files referencing infrastructure service providers for adaptive streaming video

Techniques for serving a manifest file of an adaptive streaming video include receiving a request for the manifest file from a user device. The video is encoded at different reference bitrates and each encoded reference bitrate is divided into segments to generate video segment files.
Dlvr, Inc.

Systems and methods for scalable structured data distribution

Systems and methods for efficiently absorbing, archiving, and distributing any size data sets are provided. Some embodiments provide flexible, policy-based distribution of high volume data through real time streaming as well as past data replay.
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Intermediate network entity for controlling bandwidth for an adaptive bit rate stream

There is described a method for controlling bandwidth between a client and a content server in a data network. The method is implemented by an intermediate network entity that is between the client and the content server in the data network.
Openwave Mobility Inc.

Real-time or near real-time streaming

Methods and apparatuses provide real-time or near real-time streaming of content, specified in one or more playlists, using transfer protocols such as an http compliant protocol. In one embodiment, a method can execute a user application on a client device to present media files and to control presentation of the media files.
Apple Inc.

User login method and system capable of analyzing user face validity

A user login method and system capable of analyzing user face validity is disclosed to request the user provide a digital authentication information containing the username and password and to simultaneously capture the user face instant video streaming, and then to analyze and obtain the valid physiological characteristic information of the user face instant video streaming, and then to get the valid face image from the captured user face instant video streaming, and then to output the valid physiological characteristic information, the valid face image and the digital authentication information for use as valid login credentials, improving the authenticity and accuracy of the login credentials.. .
Solid Year Co., Ltd.

Moving a portion of a streaming application to a public cloud based on sensitive data

A streams manager determines which portions of a streaming application process sensitive data, and when performance of the streaming application needs to be increased, selects based on the sensitive data which portion(s) of the streaming application can be moved to a public cloud. The streams manager then interacts with the public cloud manager to move the selected portion(s) of the streaming application to the public cloud.
International Business Machines Corporation

Digital content connectivity and control via a plurality of controllers that are treated discriminatively

Methods, a system, and a computer readable medium for managing the separation and distribution of digital content and associated controls wherein the digital content in a network system includes receiving a request from any one of control devices, host server response to control device request (and output devices), host server may either non-discriminatively or discriminatively broadcast to any of the control devices, and control device handling responses throughout home network system. The methods, system, and computer readable medium include user experience optimized application types for (optimally) separating and distributing the associated control, digital content, and associated status information elements during active streaming sessions from the host server to the control devices and output devices within a home network system..
Sookbox Llc

Method for testing cloud streaming server, and apparatus and system therefor

A method for testing a cloud streaming server, and an apparatus and a system therefor are disclosed. Test result videos are created by receiving, from cloud streaming servers, test results corresponding to the key input of a preset test script; masked videos are created by masking the test result videos; and it is determined whether at least any one of the cloud streaming servers has a failure by mutually comparing test result images created by capturing the masked videos..
Entrix Co., Ltd.

Temporal video streaming and summaries

In one embodiment of the present invention, a video camera selectively streams to a remote server. Still images or short video events are intermittently transmitted when there is no significant motion detected.
Logitech Europe S.a.

System and from-region visibility determination and delta-pvs based content streaming using conservative linearized umbral event surfaces

A method determines a set of mesh polygons or fragments of the mesh polygons visible from a view region having a plurality of view region vertices, the mesh polygons forming polygon meshes. The method includes determining at least one supporting polygon between the view region and the polygon meshes.
Primal Space Systems, Inc.

Media management and tracking

A system for enabling a user to listen to songs on a network-enabled device, including an embedded receiver for receiving at least one song list, and for receiving music streamed over a wireless network, list navigation software, for navigating the at least one song list and selecting a desired song therefrom, using a keypad communicatively coupled with the network-enabled device, an embedded transmitter for transmitting a song selection to a tracking server, and an embedded audio player, for playing the music streamed to the network-enabled device over the wireless network, a tracking server, including a data store including at least one song list, a receiver for receiving a song selection from said network-enabled device, the song selection comprising an id for a selected song, and a transmitter for transmitting the at least one song list to the network-enabled device, and for transmitting the received song selection to a media server, and a media server, including a data store including audio files for the songs listed in the song list, an audio streamer, a receiver for receiving an instruction from said tracking server to transmit the selected song to the network-enabled device, and a transmitter for streaming the selected song to the network-enabled device. A method and a computer-readable storage medium are also described and claimed.
Catch Media, Inc.

Method and system for displaying item related information in video streaming

The embodiment of the present disclosure discloses a method and a system for displaying item related information in video streaming. The method comprises: recognizing and analyzing frame images in played video streaming by a client, and transmitting regional images according with item characteristics to a server; adding a focus frame on the regional image by the client when the regional images and pre-stored item sample pictures are matched by the server and the match is successful; and displaying a floating layer window after the client receives a click operation of the focus frame, and displaying related information of the matched items acquired from the server in the floating layer window.
Le Shi Zhi Xin Electronic Technology (tianjin) Limited

Handling missing data tuples in a streaming environment

An operator graph is established for processing elements configured to perform operations on tuples of streaming data. A first processing element in the operator graph includes a barrier operator that joins output of upstream operators.
International Business Machines Corporation

Smart i/o stream detection based on multiple attributes

A multi-streaming memory system includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory, the processor executing a software component that is configured to identify multiple attributes that are each related to logical block addresses (lbas), and that each correspond to each of a plurality of streams of data writes, evaluate an importance factor for each of the attributes for each of the streams, and clustering two or more of the lbas by assigning a stream id to each of the lbas based on all of the importance factors for each of the lbas and the assigned stream.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Providing strong ordering in multi-stage streaming processing

The technology disclosed relates to providing strong ordering in multi-stage processing of near real-time (nrt) data streams. In particular, it relates to maintaining current batch-stage information for a batch at a grid-scheduler in communication with a grid-coordinator that controls dispatch of batch-units to the physical threads for a batch-stage.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Booting a computing device by streaming a desktop image over a network

A system is described for replacing the desktop image on a computing device with a network-based desktop image (e.g., a backup copy of a desktop image) while allowing the user to resume working on the computing device with the new desktop with minimal downtime. The computing device is booted directly from the backed-up desktop image on the network.
Vmware, Inc.

Handling multiple task sequences in a stream processing framework

The technology disclosed improves existing streaming processing systems by allowing the ability to both scale up and scale down resources within an infrastructure of a stream processing system. In particular, the technology disclosed relates to a dispatch system for a stream processing system that adapts its behavior according to a computational capacity of the system based on a run-time evaluation.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Nonvolatile memory interface for metadata shadowing

A method for memory management includes streaming bits to a memory buffer on a memory device using a write data channel that optimizes a speed of writing to the memory devices. The bits are written to non-volatile memory cells in the memory device at a first speed, using a bi-directional bus.
International Business Machines Corporation

Playing spherical video on a limited bandwidth connection

A head mount display (hmd) includes a processor and a memory. The memory includes code as instructions that cause the processor to send an indication that a view perspective has changed from a first position to a second position in a streaming video, determine a rate of change associated with the change from a first position to a second position, and reduce a playback frame rate of the video based on the rate of change for the view perspective..
Google Inc.

Voice overlay

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.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

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.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Performance metrics for downloads of encrypted video

Described embodiments include a system that includes a network interface and a processor. The processor is configured to monitor, via the network interface, a streaming of an encrypted video stream, in a sequence of traffic bursts, from a video server to a user terminal, and, based on the monitoring, and without decrypting the video stream, to estimate a bit rate at which the video stream was streamed, and to estimate, using the estimated bit rate, a performance metric of the video stream.
Vasona Networks Inc.

Video media streaming device

According to an aspect, an apparatus may include a media streaming device including electronic circuitry configured to receive media content wirelessly from a media content source, and an output cord segment having a first end portion integrally coupled to a structure of the media streaming device, and a second end portion configured to be coupled to a receiving device, where the electronic circuitry is further configured to transmit the received media content through the output cord segment to the receiving device. The apparatus may include a power cord segment having a first end portion configured to be coupled to the media streaming device, and a second end portion configured to be coupled to a power source..
Google Inc.

Fast channel change in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using http download segment recovery in a dedicated bandwidth pipe

A system and method for effectuating channel changes in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using a dedicated bandwidth pipe for downloading a requested channel's data in a recovery segment by issuing an http request. A video management agent is configured to stitch the recovery segment's data with the regular channel stream during the channel change to generate a hybrid stream, which is multicast streamed toward the requesting device.
Ericsson Ab

Contextual remote control interface

Embodiments of the present invention provide a contextual remote control interface, which is a companion application that allows a user to use a companion device to control experiences generated by an application running on a primary device. Web browsers, games, and streaming media applications are examples of applications running on a primary device that may be controlled using the companion device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Fast channel change in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using multicast repeat segment bursts in a shared progressive abr download pipe

A system and method for effectuating channel changes in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using temporarily borrowed bandwidth from a shared progressive download abr bandwidth pipe for burst transmitting a requested channel's data. A video management agent is configured to stitch burst-transmitted data with the regular channel stream during the channel change to generate a hybrid stream, which is multicast streamed toward the requesting device.
Ericsson Ab

Fast channel change in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using multicast repeat segment bursts in a dedicated bandwidth pipe

A system and method for effectuating channel changes in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using a dedicated bandwidth pipe for burst transmitting a requested channel's data. A video management agent is configured to stitch burst-transmitted data with the regular channel stream during the channel change to generate a hybrid stream, which is multicast streamed toward the requesting device.
Ericsson Ab

Encoding techniques for display of text and other high-frequency content

Techniques are disclosed for combining sub-sampled chroma samples across multiple frames to include all color information for a given scene. In accordance with some embodiments, each frame may be encoded such that it contains different color samples in a sub-sampled color format.
Intel Corporation

Personalized shopping mall system using virtual camera

Disclosed is a personalized shopping mall system using a virtual camera, which can make a user feel as if he or she is actually visiting and shopping at the offline shop by creating a virtual camera having a different roi from an image of the offline shop captured by a physical camera and streaming a shopping mall page including the virtual camera.. .
Itx-m2m Co., Ltd.

Operator movement based on memory

Systems, methods, and computer program products to perform an operation comprising providing a plurality of processing elements comprising one or more operators, the operators configured to process streaming data tuples, establishing an operator graph of a plurality of operators, the operator graph defining at least one execution path in which a first operator of the plurality of operators is configured to: (i) receive data tuples from at least one upstream operator and (ii) transmit data tuples to at least one downstream operator, wherein the first operator executes on a first compute node of a plurality of compute nodes, monitoring a memory use by the first operator on the first compute node, and upon determining that the memory use of the first operator exceeds a memory threshold, moving the first operator to a second compute node, of the plurality of compute nodes.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamically providing host input control for streaming applications

A computer streaming system includes an application hints unit that provides an advisory hint for a remote user device corresponding to a selected streaming application, and a sending unit that manages streaming of the advisory hint and the selected streaming application over a network connected to the remote user device. Additionally, the computer streaming system includes a receiving unit that recovers the advisory hint for the remote user device, and a hints processing unit that applies the advisory hint to the remote user device when employing the selected computer application.
Nvidia Corporation

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

Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus, and transmission method

A reception apparatus includes circuitry configured to receive a digital broadcast signal. Based on a media presentation description (mpd), which conforms to the moving picture expert group-dynamic adaptive streaming over http (mpeg-dash) standard and is transmitted in the digital broadcast signal or via a communication network, the circuitry performs at least one of selection or grouping of components according to a level of a component hierarchy associated with the components, and controls playback of content of at least one of the components..
Sony Corporation

Fast channel change in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using http download segment recovery in a shared progressive abr download pipe

A system and method for effectuating channel changes in a multicast adaptive bitrate (mabr) streaming network using temporarily borrowed bandwidth from a shared progressive download abr bandwidth pipe for downloading a requested channel's data in a recovery segment by issuing an http request. A video management agent is configured to stitch the recovery segment's data with the regular channel stream during the channel change to generate a hybrid stream, which is multicast streamed toward the requesting device.
Ericsson Ab

Wireless control of streaming computing device

The disclosed subject matter includes techniques for wireless control. A system includes a processor.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Switching between unicast streams and a multicast stream based on content demand

A device may receive streaming information associated with one or more user devices, streaming content being provided to the one or more user devices, and a cell associated with the one or more user devices. The device may determine a quantity of user devices receiving the streaming content in the cell based on the streaming information.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

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)

Audio media streaming device

According to an aspect, an apparatus may include a media streaming device including electronic circuitry configured to receive media content wirelessly from a media content source, and an audio output cord segment having a first end portion configured to be coupled to an audio input port of the media streaming device, and a second end portion configured to be coupled to an audio rendering device, where the electronic circuitry is further configured to transmit audio content through the audio output cord segment to the audio rendering device.. .
Google Inc.



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


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