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User censoring of content delivery service streaming media

Demographic prediction channel

Systems and methods for browsing streaming content from the viewer's video library

Date/App# patent app List of recent Streaming-related patents
09/11/14
20140259048
 Advertisement insertion into media content for streaming patent thumbnailAdvertisement insertion into media content for streaming
Methods and systems for advertisement insertion into streaming media content are described. In one method, an advertisement insertion tool receives a first indication of a start time of an advertisement break to be inserted into a stream of slices of media content.
09/11/14
20140259046
 User censoring of content delivery service streaming media patent thumbnailUser censoring of content delivery service streaming media
A client device receives streaming first media from a content delivery network (cdn). The client device executes a media player to play the streaming first media, and receives a first input from a user of the client device that marks a first censoring start time and a first censoring stop time associated with a first portion of the first media that the user wishes to censor.
09/11/14
20140259038
 Demographic prediction channel patent thumbnailDemographic prediction channel
Video content is identified by a source component via a processor from a plurality of media sources comprising at least two of a wireless broadcast media channel, a web site, a web data feed, and/or a wired broadcast channel for communication via a personalized video channel. A demographic component is configured to classify a user device in a demographic class based on demographic data.
09/11/14
20140258863
 Systems and methods for browsing streaming content from the viewer's video library patent thumbnailSystems and methods for browsing streaming content from the viewer's video library
Systems and methods are described for presenting on-demand media assets on user equipment. In some aspects, the systems and methods described determine whether an on-demand asset is accessible to a user and whether it matches a user profile associated with the user.
09/11/14
20140258862
 Content presentation with enhanced closed caption and/or skip back patent thumbnailContent presentation with enhanced closed caption and/or skip back
Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with content consumption are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a decoder, a user interface engine, and a presentation engine.
09/11/14
20140258861
 Content presentation with secondary content skip patent thumbnailContent presentation with secondary content skip
Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with content consumption are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a decoder, a user interface engine, and a presentation engine.
09/11/14
20140258713
 Systems and methods for securely streaming media content patent thumbnailSystems and methods for securely streaming media content
Systems and methods securely provide media content from a media server to a media client via a network. The media content is segmented to create multiple media segments that are each identified in a playlist, and at least one of the media segments is encrypted using a cryptographic key.
09/11/14
20140258553
 Multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network patent thumbnailMulti-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network
Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products relating to multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network. In one embodiment, a multi-media management and streaming (mmms) system may be configured or designed to provide online users with “location based” streaming radio functionality.
09/11/14
20140258552
 Video adaptation for content-aware wireless streaming patent thumbnailVideo adaptation for content-aware wireless streaming
Described herein are techniques related to wirelessly streaming content to a remote display device. Parameters are selected for the streaming based on content information received via an application programming interface (api) associated with a media player.
09/11/14
20140258514
 Media delivery system and method for transporting media to desired target devices patent thumbnailMedia delivery system and method for transporting media to desired target devices
A media delivery system and technique are described to enable a media stream to be received at one end on a user's computer, and then re-streamed to a target device in a form that is suitable for that target. As an example of an implementation of such an embodiment, a streaming video and/or audio feed may be received on a user's media center, then re-streamed to a user's designated target device.
09/11/14
20140258505
Network condition predictions for multimedia streaming
Network condition prediction and multimedia streaming consumption prediction are provided. The prediction may be based on a device's prior location, behavior, and statistics thereof.
09/11/14
20140258451
System and method for creating and managing geofeeds
The disclosure relates to systems and methods of burning, snapshotting, streaming and curating geofeeds, each geofeed including a plurality of geofeed content items that are aggregated from a plurality of content providers using respective requests formatted specifically for individual ones of the plurality of content providers, where each individual set of a plurality of content is relevant to one or more geographically definable locations. Archives of a geofeed may be generated by burning portions or all of the geofeed content items and/or generating snapshots of geofeeds at different times.
09/11/14
20140258291
Processing control in a streaming application
A method, system, and computer program product for processing a stream of tuples are disclosed. The method, system, and computer program product may include receiving a stream of tuples to be processed by a plurality of processing elements.
09/11/14
20140258290
Processing control in a streaming application
A method, system, and computer program product for processing a stream of tuples are disclosed. The method, system, and computer program product may include receiving a stream of tuples to be processed by a plurality of processing elements.
09/11/14
20140258240
Scalable content streaming system with server-side archiving
Some embodiments provide a scalable content streaming system that performs server-side archiving. The content streaming system includes a set of streaming server clusters, a remote storage server, and a set of distributed servers.
09/11/14
20140258154
System and method for the automated handling of legal documents
Disclosed is a system and method for generating, distributing, and accessing private investigation related documents. The system is operated by a host and utilized by a number of different entities that are involved in preparing and distributing private investigated related documents.
09/11/14
20140257947
Integrated content provider-distributor network
A method and system for providing a digital platform including interactive tools to a plurality of content providers to enable broadcasting via digital streaming by the content providers, side-loading and cross selling between content providers, connecting one or more content providers with each other and with selected content consumers are disclosed.. .
09/11/14
20140257740
Real-time modeling of heat distributions
Techniques for real-time modeling temperature distributions based on streaming sensor data are provided. In one aspect, a method for creating a three-dimensional temperature distribution model for a room having a floor and a ceiling is provided.
09/11/14
20140257172
Active acoustic streaming in hand piece for occlusion surge mitigation
An acoustic streaming arrangement supplements irrigation flow to a surgical site. The acoustic streaming arrangement may include an irrigation conduit configured to carry an irrigation fluid to a surgical site, a selectively vibrating flow generator having a sharp edge, and a driving device configured to selectively vibrate the flow generator to create a streaming fluid flow in a direction away from the sharp edge through the irrigation conduit.
09/11/14
20140255004
Automatically determining and tagging intent of skipped streaming and media content for collaborative reuse
A method, system, and computer program product for bypassing as portion of content of a media. A history of skipped sections for a media is accumulated.
09/11/14
20140254489
Method, device and system for processing streaming media service data
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, device, and system for processing streaming media service data. When a user equipment detects a service terminate operation or a service switching operation performed by a user, the user equipment sends a scheduling terminate message to a scheduling device, so that the scheduling device can timely learn that the user equipment has stopped a streaming media service being performed, and immediately stop scheduling, according to the scheduling terminate message, streaming media service data requested by the user equipment to the user equipment..
09/11/14
20140254467
Method and system for implementing mobile streaming media
A method and a system for implementing mobile streaming media is provided by: receiving, by a small-cell base station, a request message sent by a terminal, where the request message carries a stream identifier corresponding to a streaming media program, and forwarding the request message to a streaming media source; then establishing, by the small-cell base station, an air interface broadcast physical channel, and mapping the air interface broadcast physical channel to the stream identifier; receiving, by the small-cell base station, a streaming media data packet sent by the streaming media source, and converting the streaming media data packet into a multicast packet; and sending, by the small-cell base station, the multicast packet to the terminal on the air interface broadcast physical channel.. .
09/11/14
20140253703
Video capture and streaming diagnostics metadata
A system and method for diagnosing problems in a medical imaging system. In some implementations, problems with the medical imaging system are determined by encoding information into an image relating to system settings or other data, and using the information to diagnose possible problems with the image and/or the medical imaging system..
09/04/14
20140250481
Receiver, display controlling method, broadcast system, and computer program
A broadcaster and an application provider, for example, upload av content related to broadcast content to a server, and deliver a data broadcast application containing a url link to av content. Each of selection buttons of a mosaic-type menu contains a url link to av content.
09/04/14
20140250473
Systems and methods for performing smooth visual search of media encoded for adaptive bitrate streaming via hypertext transfer protocol using trick play streams
Systems and methods for performing smooth visual search of media encoded for adaptive bitrate streaming using trick play streams are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes requesting and buffering portions of video from at least one of the alternative streams using a playback device, decoding the buffered portions of video using a decoder on the playback device, receiving at least one user instruction directing the playback device to perform a visual search of the media, requesting and buffering potions of video from the trick play stream using the playback device, and decoding the buffered portions of the trick play stream using a decoder on the playback device..
09/04/14
20140250472
Digital media playing system
A digital media playing system includes a digital media server and a digital media output device. By recording the video and audio data that are played by a video and audio playing device of the digital media server, a video and audio recording file is generated.
09/04/14
20140250471
Methods and apparatus for controlling unauthorized streaming of content
The present invention relates to methods and apparatus relating to content streaming, e.g., in a home network, in a manner that reduces the chance of streaming of content to a device which is not authorized to receive the content. In an exemplary method of controlling content streaming on a home network in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, the method involves receiving at a home network gateway a first video on demand service request message from a first device coupled to the home network, storing a portion of said first video on demand service request message in memory, receiving at said home network gateway a second message, and determining based on a portion of said second message and a portion of said stored first video on demand service request message whether to provide the requested video on demand service..
09/04/14
20140250456
Concurrent service alerts during active communication sessions
Various aspects of the present disclosure for wireless communication may intelligently present a concurrent communication session to a user while the user's user equipment (ue) is streaming and/or presenting an original communication session. Example aspects may receive streaming communication content at a mobile device during an active communication session, present the streaming communication content at the mobile device, receive a concurrent service indication at the mobile device during the active communication session, and the concurrent service (or notification thereof) at the mobile device while concurrently streaming the communication content..
09/04/14
20140250383
Notifying a user of an available media object
Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.. .
09/04/14
20140250236
Method and system for selecting a delivery method for media on demand
A method includes determining, at a receiving device, a first connection speed of a data connection from host equipment. The method includes selecting a media content delivery method based on the first connection speed and user preference information.
09/04/14
20140250235
Streaming and downloading of content
Methods, apparatuses, systems, and software are described for providing content to a device comprising streaming content and sending content in a non-streaming manner (e.g., by downloading a file containing the content). In some aspects, switching between streaming and downloading may be performed in a dynamic manner during presentation of the content, and may be seamless to the user's viewing experience..
09/04/14
20140250231
Method for controlling bandwidth and corresponding device
The present invention concerns a device and a method at the device, the device comprising a first interface to a first network comprising an adaptive streaming server, a second interface to a second network comprising at least one adaptive streaming client device, a stream identifier for detecting at least one streaming content requested by the at least one adaptive streaming client device, the at least one streaming content being available at more than one data rate, a bandwidth manager for selecting a data rate among the more than one data rate, a scheduler for transmitting at the second interface the at least one streaming content to the at least one client device at a data rate above said selected data rate but below any higher data rate available for said streaming content.. .
09/04/14
20140250230
Media manifest file generation for adaptive streaming cost management
Methods and systems for adaptive streaming cost management are described. A processing device can receive a request over a network from a media player executing on a client device to adaptively stream media content.
09/04/14
20140250208
Grouping personal playlists into buddy list used to modify a media stream
Illustrated is a system and method comprising a plurality of personal playlists, grouped to form a buddy list, the buddy list disposed on a remote storage device. The system and method further comprises logic, which when executed at the remote storage device that streams media content to at least one user device based upon a streaming media playlist.
09/04/14
20140250151
Dynamic pattern matching over ordered and disordered data streams
Architecture introduces a new pattern operator referred to as called an augmented transition network (atn), which is a streaming adaptation of non-reentrant, fixed-state atns for dynamic patterns. Additional user-defined information is associated with automaton states and is accessible to transitions during execution.
09/04/14
20140250131
Method and system for indexing and searching timed media information based upon relevance intervals
A method and system for indexing, searching, and retrieving information from timed media files based upon relevance intervals. The method and system for indexing, searching, and retrieving this information is based upon relevance intervals so that a portion of a timed media file is returned, which is selected specifically to be relevant to the given information representations, thereby eliminating the need for a manual determination of the relevance and avoiding missing relevant portions.
09/04/14
20140247887
Just-in-time (jit) encoding for streaming media content
A method and system for just-in-time (jit) encoding of media content is described. The jit encoder allows a server to create one or more slices of requested portions of the media content according to one of the available quality profiles when requested without previously creating and storing different copies of the media content at the different quality profiles..
09/04/14
20140247318
System and method for initiating a video conferencing through a streaming device
The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for initiating by a remote user a video conference through a streaming device of a first user. One embodiment is a computer-implemented method that includes the steps of activating the streaming device; granting the remote user access to a website for controlling the streaming device in response to activating the streaming device; authenticating the remote user; receiving a selection of video conference options from the remote user in response to the remote user being authenticated; generating an invitation for the first user to accept a video conference with the remote user; and initiating the video conference in response to the first user to accepting the invitation.
08/28/14
20140245400
Progressive download or streaming of digital media securely through a localized container and communication protocol proxy
Various embodiments are directed towards employing a container and communication protocol proxy component within a client device to receive securely real-time streamed, progressively downloaded, or adaptively streamed container over a network using one container and communication protocol, and to securely decrypt the container and provide it to a media player using a different container and communications protocol. In one embodiment, the container is in flash video (flv) file format.
08/28/14
20140245359
Content delivery network interconnection (cdni) mechanism
Embodiments contemplate the movement of mobile node (mn) from a first access network to a second access network, while in communication with a cdn server (e.g. A surrogate providing a multimedia streaming session).
08/28/14
20140245349
Method for providing a content-sharing service, and a device therefor
A method and apparatus for providing contents-sharing services are provided. The method for providing contents-sharing services includes: receiving a contents-sharing request message for a contents sharer from a first contents reproducing apparatus of a contents sharing requester; transmitting a contents-sharing notify message generated using the received contents-sharing request message to a second contents reproducing apparatus of the contents sharer; and transmitting the received contents-sharing request message to a streaming server, wherein the transmitted contents-sharing request message requests the streaming server to transmit contents to the second contents reproducing apparatus of the contents sharer..
08/28/14
20140245345
Mediating digital program insertion for linear streaming media
Exemplary embodiments involve a mediation application executed on a processor determining one or more digital programming insertion breaks in a linear media stream. The linear media stream can include electronic content delivered over a network at a time determined by the content provider.
08/28/14
20140245277
Systems and methods for realtime creation and modification of a dynamic media player and disabled user compliant video player
Methods and systems for a disabled user compliant video player for an end-to-end streaming web video solution affording accessibility for disabled users, including blind users and those with partial or poor vision, colorblind users, deaf users and those limited to only keyboard/voice input. Another embodiment of the present invention is directed to systems and methods for real-time creation and modification of specialized media players, to be used as stand-alone applications or as embedded data display applications..
08/28/14
20140244858
Communication system and relaying device
The relaying device includes a first receiving unit configured to receive at least one streaming video data from at least one sending device, a second receiving unit configured to receive, from one of at least one receiving device, information about a screen configuration of the one receiving device and information for designating a streaming video data to be sent to the one receiving device, a converting unit configured to dynamically convert at least one designated streaming video data among a plurality of pieces of streaming video data being received from a plurality of sending devices, into streaming video data with lower data volume so that the at least one designated streaming video data fits in the screen, and a sending unit configured to send the converted streaming video data to the one receiving device.. .
08/28/14
20140244857
Dynamic buffering method and apparatus for providing streaming
A method of dynamically buffering content for providing a streaming service is provided. The method includes estimating a maximum amount of decrease in a network speed based on a result of measuring a network, and determining an amount of data to be buffered so that additional buffering, after playback of content is started, does not cause playback interruption, based on a maximum amount of decrease in the network speed, a total size of the content, a speed of playing the content, and a speed of receiving the content..
08/28/14
20140244856
Audio/video streaming in a topology of devices with native wigig sink
A method and system may include a source station to provide wireless multicast transmission to a plurality of destination stations according to a protocol adaptation layer multicast management protocol. The topology includes audio/video sources and sinks and intervening branch devices.
08/28/14
20140244855
Method and system for synchronization of data streams
A method includes: while streaming video frames on a network toward a client device, detecting a loss of connectivity between the network and the client device; responsive to detecting the loss of the connectivity between the network and the client device, ceasing the streaming of the video frames toward the client device; subsequent to detecting the loss of connectivity, determining that the connectivity between the network and the client device has been re-established; responsive to determining that the connectivity between the network and the client device has been re-established, resuming the streaming of the video frames on the network toward the client device by transmitting an instantaneous decoder refresh (idr) frame on the network toward the client device without sending one or more frames corresponding to images chronologically prior to an image corresponding to the idr frame.. .
08/28/14
20140244854
Content streaming between devices
Methods and systems for streaming content from a first device to a second device may include streaming content from the first device to the second device over a first connection. Next, it may be determined that the first device is connected to the second device by a second connection.
08/28/14
20140244849
Bandwidth management for content delivery
A service platform for a content delivery network indicates a transmission rate cap to be imposed when streaming data to a data requesting device over an access network. Means are provided for receiving a service request for delivery of data from a requesting device as the result of which the requested data is delivered as a prioritised traffic stream over an access link to the requesting device.
08/28/14
20140244828
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes inspecting a hypertext transfer protocol (http) request directed to a service provider to determine whether the http request includes a fragment identifier.
08/28/14
20140244806
Optimized video streaming using cloud computing platform
Technology is disclosed for migrating at least portions of a video streaming application to a cloud server. The migration is based on an optimization factor of a video streaming application.
08/28/14
20140244805
Bandwidth estimation-based streaming content processing method and apparatus of terminal
A bandwidth estimation-based streaming content processing method and apparatus of a terminal is provided. The streaming content processing method includes establishing a communication channel with a network selected among a plurality of cellular communication networks and a short range communication network, detecting a playback request signal for playing a streaming content received through the communication channel, configuring a fixed bandwidth corresponding to the selected network as an available bandwidth of the streaming content, transmitting a download request for a data version corresponding to the fixed bandwidth to a server providing the streaming content, downloading the requested data from the server, and playing the streaming content of the downloaded data..
08/28/14
20140244787
Digital signage playback system, monitoring system, and monitoring method thereof
A digital signage playback system, a monitoring system, and a monitoring method thereof are disclosed. The digital signage playback system is used for providing a digital signage to display at a user side, wherein the digital signage includes a dynamic video file and a static image file.
08/28/14
20140244763
Apparatus and method for level-based self-adjusting peer-to-peer media streaming
An apparatus and method for media streaming in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network having a plurality of peer modules connected on the network include a source peer module connected on the network, the source peer module being associated with a highest logical level of the network. A plurality of viewer peer modules is also connected on the network, each viewer peer module being associated with a logical network level.
08/28/14
20140244735
Streaming server administration protocol
Network server information has traditionally been obtained through the use of operating systems functions and calls. By adding url protocol code to the network server, such data may be obtained by use of a url.
08/28/14
20140244732
Virtualization in adaptive stream creation and delivery
An adaptive streaming server, a method, and a system are described herein that create a content stream to be delivered to one or more clients by segmenting the content into data structures which are stored in random access memory (volatile storage) rather than segmenting the content into segment files which are stored on a disk or database (non-volatile storage).. .
08/28/14
20140244727
Method and apparatus for streaming multimedia content of server by using cache
A technology for a client streaming content of a server is provided. The technology includes a service installed in the client that receives the content from the server instead of a media player, downloads the content in a cache having a larger capacity than a memory buffer of the media player, and then transfers data stored in the cache to the media player.
08/28/14
20140244607
System and method for real-time media presentation using metadata clips
There is provided a system and method for real-time media presentation using metadata clips. There is provided a media device for providing one or more media files for a display, the media device including a memory and a processor.
08/28/14
20140244013
Pre-caching of audio content
Embodiments are provided for causing a playback device to pre-cache audio content in anticipation that a user will provide input to cause the playback device to render the audio content. The playback device may be configured to detect, using a proximity sensor on the playback device, movement in relation to the playback device, responsively retrieve audio content by the playback device from a networked audio source, prior to receiving a user command to play the audio content, storing the audio content in memory on the playback device, and cause the playback device to render the audio content upon receiving the user command.
08/28/14
20140243712
Thrombolysis in retinal vessels with ultrasound
Systems and methods are described providing for the use of ultrasound energy to effect the dislodging of one or more blood clots inside blood vessels. Such clots can include those inside retinal vessels, especially in patients with central retinal vein occlusion.
08/28/14
20140243083
Apparatus and method of providing cloud service using game platform based on streaming
Provided is an apparatus and a method of providing a cloud service, the apparatus including an allocation unit to allocate a streaming service providing a service to a user terminal corresponding to a service request for manipulating game content received from the user terminal, a controller to control the game content of the allocated streaming server based on the service request, and a providing unit to stream and provide a result screen of the controlled game content to the user terminal, wherein the controller controls the game content of the allocated streaming server based on a service request re-received from the user terminal provided with the result screen.. .


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