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Interactive streaming video

Hewlett-parkard Dev. L.p.

Interactive streaming video

Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication…

Wi-lan Labs

Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication…

Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication…

Amazon Technologies

Client side stream switching


Date/App# patent app List of recent Streaming-related patents
07/30/15
20150215675 
 Program demanding patent thumbnailnew patent Program demanding
A program demanding method and device are provided. The method includes: a set top box adding programs selected by a user into a customizing column, and generating a video on demand (vod) program list; initiating a vod playing request to a streaming media server after receiving an instruction of the user, wherein the vod playing request carries the vod program list.
Zte Corporation


07/30/15
20150215674 
 Interactive streaming video patent thumbnailnew patent Interactive streaming video
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to interactive streaming video. In one embodiment, a processor may determine the characteristics of a user interaction with a scene of a streaming video.
Hewlett-parkard Dev. Company, L.p.


07/30/15
20150215661 
 System and  distributing live broadcast content patent thumbnailnew patent System and distributing live broadcast content
Disclosed are a system and a method for distributing live broadcast content, wherein the method includes: a film library server converting a signaling sent by a live broadcast encoder for uploading/deleting/updating a file into live broadcast streaming data packets in a predetermined format; actively pushing or passively sending the converted live broadcast streaming data packets to an intermediate node server, or the intermediate node server receiving or actively pulling the live broadcast streaming data packets from the film library server until the live broadcast streaming data are actively pushed or passively sent to an edge node server; and the edge node server which receives the live broadcast streaming data packets recovering the live broadcast streaming data packets to the signaling previously sent by the live broadcast encoder, and generating/deleting/updating a corresponding media segment file and playlist description file according to an instruction of the signaling.. .
Zte Corporation


07/30/15
20150215369 
 Content supply device, content supply method, program, and content supply system patent thumbnailnew patent Content supply device, content supply method, program, and content supply system
A content supply device according to a first aspect of the present disclosure is a content supply device that supplies streaming data of content in accordance with an adaptive streaming technique, the device including: an http distribution unit that makes the streaming data into a file for each segment and distributes by http the obtained segment file through a bidirectional communication network; a multicast distribution unit that distributes the segment file by multicast; and a meta file generation unit that generates a meta file in which information for receiving the segment file to be subjected to the http distribution or the multicast distribution is described. The present disclosure is applicable to the system for streaming the content..

07/30/15
20150215365 
 Dynamic management of collaboration sessions using real-time text analytics patent thumbnailnew patent Dynamic management of collaboration sessions using real-time text analytics
System and method to respond to a streaming media link quality problem in a communication session, the method including: monitoring textual messages in the communication session for an indication of a quality of service (qos) problem; forming a hypothesized cause of the qos problem; retrieving evidence relevant to the hypothesized cause, the relevant evidence comprising system logs; and determining whether the retrieved evidence supports the hypothesized cause. The system includes: a processor coupled to a memory; a monitoring module configured to monitor textual messages in the communication session for an indication of a quality of service (qos) problem; an inference module configured to form a hypothesized cause of the qos problem; a retrieval module configured to retrieve evidence relevant to the hypothesized cause, the relevant evidence comprising system logs stored in the memory; and a calculation module configured to determine whether the retrieved evidence supports the hypothesized cause..
Avaya Inc.


07/30/15
20150215361 
 Client side stream switching patent thumbnailnew patent Client side stream switching
Client side stream switching enables substantially uninterrupted transmission of a highest compatible bit rate of a stream of media to a client via a network connection. The client may include one or more buffers for receiving the stream of media.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215360 
 Method and device for switching media renderers during streaming playback of content patent thumbnailnew patent Method and device for switching media renderers during streaming playback of content
A method and a device for switching a media renderer to another media renderer while a client performs streaming playback of content of a server are provided. Accordingly, a first client that performs streaming playback of the content transmits playback environment information and a url of the content to the second client, and the second client transmits the received information and information about features of the second client to the server and requests the corresponding content which has the optimized format for the second client from the server.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215359 
 Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication network patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication network
A network node, and a method for operating a network node, such as a base station, may transmit multiple video streaming sessions from servers to clients in terminal nodes and can estimate client-side video buffer occupancy levels associated with the streaming sessions. To estimate a client-side video buffer occupancy level, the network node analyzes packets communicated with the terminal nodes to identify application layer messages and extract transaction information, determine payload types associated with objects conveyed in the packets identified with application layer messages, and associate the objects conveyed in the packets identified with application layer messages with one of the streaming sessions.
Wi-lan Labs, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215358 
 System and  media content streaming patent thumbnailnew patent System and media content streaming
In accordance with an embodiment, a method includes electronically receiving a media presentation description (mpd) from a network. The mpd describes multimedia content that includes alternative representations of a plurality of media types, and the mpd includes information indicative of how the alternative representations are encoded.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215352 
 System and  interactive remote movie watching, scheduling, and social connection patent thumbnailnew patent System and interactive remote movie watching, scheduling, and social connection
Disclosed is a media sharing system that provides shared experiencing of licensed media content such as movies. The system includes a web server that communicates with multiple client devices over the internet whereby a user's multiple social contacts can participate in a synchronized stream of licensed media content such as movies.
Paramount Pictures Corporation


07/30/15
20150215282 
new patent

System and implementing content and network security inside a chip


Systems and methods for implementing content, streaming, and network security inside a chip or inside a computing device are disclosed. In exemplary embodiments, a system comprises a communication chip and a second processor.
Cupp Computing As


07/30/15
20150215223 
new patent

Streaming information based on available bandwidth


A method and system for streaming information associated with a server and a computing system is described. The method may include increasing a packet size used for the streaming of information from a first packet size to a second packet size based on an identified increase in available bandwidth.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


07/30/15
20150213064 
new patent

System and method to construct and deliver streaming innovation channels


Feature extraction logic is operated on a digital source text to organize a machine memory into a source feature representation of one or more of a system, an apparatus, a process, and a composition of matter. The source feature representation is applied as a control sequence to a database management system for a digital database to produce a group of correlated feature representations that exceed an overall feature correlation threshold with the source feature representation.
Turbopatent


07/23/15
20150208126 

Process for providing targeted user content blended with a media stream


A network system provides delivery of customized target content, such as advertising, to individual users. There is transmission of a common spot content stream to a large group of the users.
Advertising.com Llc


07/23/15
20150208121 

System and computer program for providing a/v output


A system and computer program product for providing audio. The computer program product includes associating output from each of the one or more a/v devices with a unique identifier, receiving the associated output from the one or more a/v devices, initializing wireless communication with one or more remote devices, receiving information, from one or more remote devices, identifying the associated output from the one or more a/v devices, and streaming the identified associated output from the one or more a/v devices to the respective one or more remote devices..

07/23/15
20150208111 

Image streaming system for minimizing resource usage of network video recorder (nvr)


An image streaming system for minimizing resource usage of an nvr as it does not need to manage ip cameras nor require additional resources to stream images to a client device at a remote location since it is able to directly access an ip camera registered in the nvr without passing through the nvr to retrieve images from the ip camera and transmit the retrieved images to the client device, thereby preventing an increase of costs for the nvr.. .
Idis Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208103 

System and enabling user control of live video stream(s)


There is provided a system for enabling user control of a live video stream, the system including: a processing module for obtaining offset data for each of a plurality of encoded video segments having a number of different resolutions of the live video stream, the offset data indicative of offsets of video elements in the encoded video segment; a storage medium for storing the encoded video segments and the corresponding offset data; a segment management module for receiving messages from the processing module relating to the availability of the encoded video segments and facilitating streaming of the encoded video segments to the user based on said offset data; and a user interface module for receiving a user request from a user with respect to the live video stream and communicating with the segment management module for streaming the encoded video segments to the user based on the user request. There is also provided a corresponding method and a computer program product comprising instructions executable by a computing processor to perform the method..
National University Of Singapore


07/23/15
20150208079 

Adaptive frame type detection for real-time low-latency streaming servers


An enhanced display encoder system for a video stream source includes an enhanced video encoder that has parallel intra frame and inter frame encoding units for encoding a video frame, wherein an initial number of macroblocks is encoded to determine a scene change status of the video frame. Additionally, a video frame history unit determines an intra frame update status for the video frame from a past number of video frames, and an encoder selection unit selects the intra frame or inter frame encoding unit for further encoding of the video frame to support a wireless transmission based on the scene change status and the intra frame update status.
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150207878 

Techniques for sharing real-time content between multiple endpoints


A client application coupled to a display generates a shared workspace that includes a content stream derived from a local user device a well as another content stream derived from a remote device. The client application is configured to detect when a user device is coupled locally, and to receive a content stream from that device.
Prysm,inc


07/23/15
20150207846 

Routing proxy for adaptive streaming


A method for providing chunked content to a device having a streaming client, chunked content defined on the basis of a manifest file having chunk identifiers and associated chunk locators for locating delivery nodes configured to deliver chunks identified by the chunk identifiers. Whether a chunk identified by a chunk identifier in a chunk request message originating from the client can be delivered by a first delivery node is determined, the request message including a first network address associated with the first node.
Ghent University


07/23/15
20150207841 

Methods and systems of storage level video fragment management


A method of processing video data. During a preprocessing stage a plurality of video content datasets in a storage network node, the method calculates coefficient data and encoding decisions of said video content dataset on a per frame basis, said encoding decisions comprising at least some of frame sizes, motion vectors, macroblock quantizers and macroblock layouts partitions (geometry), deleting said coefficient data; storing said encoding decisions in an auxiliary file associated with said video content dataset; during an operative stage: receiving from a client terminal via a communication network a request for streaming a first of said plurality of video content datasets; identifying a respective said auxiliary file associated with said first video content dataset; and utilizing said encoding decisions from said respective auxiliary file to recalculate said coefficient data of said first video content dataset without recalculating a respective said encoding decisions..
Fabrix Tv Ltd.


07/23/15
20150207838 

Processing of multimedia data


Techniques for providing media content to an adaptive http streaming player. Upon reception of a http request from the adaptive http streaming player, like a dash player, requesting the media content, a http entity performs a procedure for determining a representation preference indication of the content being available on a fixed quality interface providing data with fixed data quality, which may provide data being for example received over a broadcast interface or being available in a cache.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/23/15
20150207836 

System and multiplex streaming of mobile devices


A system for broadcasts from mobile devices is described. The system includes a gateway, a web server, and a first and second mobile device.
Next Level Security Systems, Inc.


07/23/15
20150207749 

Streaming operator with trigger


One or more operators in a flow graph of a streaming application may include one or more triggers that indicate when action needs to be taken for the operator. A streams manager monitors performance of a streaming application and receives a notification when a trigger in an operator fires.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/23/15
20150206536 

Differential dynamic content delivery with text display


Differential dynamic content delivery including providing a session document for a presentation, wherein the session document includes a session grammar and a session structured document; selecting from the session structured document a classified structural element in dependence upon user classifications of a user participant in the presentation; presenting the selected structural element to the user; streaming presentation speech to the user including individual speech from at least one user participating in the presentation; converting the presentation speech to text; detecting whether the presentation speech contains simultaneous individual speech from two or more users; and displaying the text if the presentation speech contains simultaneous individual speech from two or more users.. .
Nuance Communications, Inc.


07/23/15
20150206389 

System and providing an integrated wagering and interactive media platform


The invention relates to systems and methods of providing an integrated wagering and interactive media platform. The system may allow various types of third party interactive media providers such as video game publishers (including smartphone and tablet game publishers, console game publishers, etc.), video and other multimedia download or streaming services, and others to access outcomes of real-world wagers associated with users so that the outcomes may be revealed in association with interactive media.
Game Play Network, Inc. D/b/a Oddz


07/23/15
20150206208 

Method and system for charging and fee sharing according to network video playing amount


Described herein is a method and system for charging and fee sharing based on an actual playing amount of network videos. In this system, an order statistic unit stores a number of monthly orders, a corresponding monthly order fee, starting and ending time of each monthly order, a channel fee sharing unit stores a channel fee value or ratio, a network video player plays network videos using an rtmp (real time messaging protocol) of streaming media technology, a traffic recording unit records the playing amount of each network video content provider's programs and a total playing amount of all network videos, and a charging unit obtains data stored in the order statistic unit, the channel fee sharing unit and the traffic recording unit to calculate the fee to be shared with each network video content provider.
1verge Internet Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205978 

Methods and securely displaying digital images


The invention provides methods and apparatus for securing personalized or sensitive information appearing in digital images. Digital images containing information to be secured is processed and divided into a plurality of image cells.
The 41st Parameter, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205627 

Streaming operator with trigger


One or more operators in a flow graph of a streaming application may include one or more triggers that indicate when action needs to be taken for the operator. A streams manager monitors performance of a streaming application and receives a notification when a trigger in an operator fires.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/23/15
20150205607 

Tree-based thread management


In one embodiment of the present invention, a streaming multiprocessor (sm) uses a tree of nodes to manage threads. Each node specifies a set of active threads and a program counter.
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150205606 

Tree-based thread management


In one embodiment of the present invention, a streaming multiprocessor (sm) uses a tree of nodes to manage threads. Each node specifies a set of active threads and a program counter.
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150205601 

Processing streaming data with open executors


Processing streaming data with open executors includes receiving input data at a computation dataflow station where the computation dataflow station contains a computation file and an open executor that accepts code plug-ins, converting contents of the computation file into a program string with the code plug-ins from a system library, and launching the program string together with the input data to calculate an output with a graphics processing unit.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


07/16/15
20150201446 

Bluetooth low energy secondary data channel with multi-rate streaming


Packets are communicated between a first device and a second device, over a primary data channel, according to an interval. The first device receives over the primary data channel a request from the second device to establish a secondary data channel.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/16/15
20150201443 

Point and share using ir triggered p2p


Methods, systems, and devices are described for establishing an infrared (ir) triggered radio communication connection between two devices. Upon aligning ir ports, ir trigger messages can be exchanged between devices and/or access points using an ir communication link, where the ir trigger messages indicate intent and capability of establishing the connection.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/16/15
20150201226 

Variable bit video streams for adaptive streaming


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adapting playback bit rate in a content delivery system based on scene complexity of the video content as well as network conditions and other performance factors. A scene complexity map of the video content indicates the complexity levels of different scenes within the video content.
Netflix, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201198 

Streaming multiple encodings encoded using different encoding parameters


A system for streaming multiple encodings of a source video stream is disclosed. A source video device system captures and/or receives source video comprising a plurality of source video frames.
Avigilon Corporation


07/16/15
20150201197 

Streaming multiple encodings with virtual stream identifiers


A system for streaming multiple encodings of a source video stream is disclosed. A source video device system captures and/or receives source video comprising a plurality of source video frames.
Avigilon Corporation


07/16/15
20150201023 

System, method, and computer program product for the directing and distributing of media content


A system, method, and computer program product are provided for according to one embodiment. In use, the method includes selecting media content to be streamed; selecting one or more distribution channels to direct the streaming of the media content; and distributing the media content to the one or more distribution channels.

07/16/15
20150201012 

Synchronization of streaming data with variable boundary placement


A method can include detecting a cadence-changing event for a stream of data, the stream of data being provided in chunks having associated chunk boundaries according to an established cadence. An adjusted chunk boundary can be established at a location corresponding to the cadence-changing event to replace a closest scheduled chunk boundary in the stream of data..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201001 

Systems and methods for priority-based digital content downloading


Techniques provided herein implement systems and methods that can improve access to content items, from an online content source, by a client device. According to some embodiments, an intermediate content streaming system is implemented on a client device for caching digital content locally at the client device as the content is streamed to the client device from an online content source (e.g., content server) over a network.
Facebook, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200992 

Method for downloading, at a client terminal, an upcoming sequence of segments of a multimedia content, and corresponding terminal


The disclosure relates generally to the domain of the adaptive streaming technology over, for instance but not exclusively, http (hypertext transfer protocol). A method and a system are described for downloading at a client terminal an upcoming sequence of segments of a multimedia content, with each segment being derived from one or more representations..
Thomson Licensing


07/16/15
20150200991 

Data streaming an electronic device and the electronic device thereof


A data streaming method of an electronic device include receiving an information file of a multimedia content from a server, retrieving time information for a unit of data transmission in the information file, and determining an allowed reception time of the data transmission time for a data transmission. An electronic device includes a communication interface configured to access a server, and a processor configured to communicate with the server accessed through the communication interface, wherein the processor is configured to receive an information file of a multimedia content from the server, retrieve time information of a data transmission unit in the information file, and determine an allowed reception time of the data transmission time based on the time information of the unit of data transmission..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200989 

Real-time streaming media playing method and real-time streaming media playing system


A real-time streaming media playing method is provided. Firstly, plural type data, plural internet radio station data and plural address data from an internet server are stored into a digital media server.
Primax Electronics Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200988 

Systems and methods for streaming digital content using an intermediate server


Techniques provided herein implement systems and methods that can improve access to content items, from an online content source, by a client device. According to some embodiments, an intermediate content streaming system is implemented on a client device for caching digital content locally at the client device as the content is streamed to the client device from an online content source (e.g., content server) over a network.
Facebook, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200987 

System and methods for dynamic transcoder rate adaption for adaptive bit rate streaming


A system and methods for providing dynamic transcoder rate adaption for an adaptive bit streaming function is described. In a first embodiment, a client may select from all available bit rates during the encoding session, wherein the bit rates are provided to the client via a manifest file from a media gateway.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200986 

Robust live operation of dash


In one example, a device for receiving data related to streaming media data includes one or more network interfaces configured to send and receive data via a network, and one or more processors configured to receive, via the network interfaces, data for a first period of media content and a second period of the media content, wherein the data for the first period indicates that at least some media data of the first period is not available, and wherein the data for the second period indicates available media data for the second period, and based on the data for the first period and the second period, omitting requests for media data of the first period that the data for the first period indicates is not available and sending one or more requests for the media data of the second period.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/16/15
20150200944 

Client behavior control in adaptive streaming file


A computer-implemented method for controlling adaptive streaming media access includes requesting a first portion of media content from a content server and requesting authorization corresponding to a second portion of media content from an authorization server. The method further includes submitting evidence to the authorization server that the first portion of media content has been received by a client device and receiving a representation of authorization to access the second portion of media content in response to the evidence complying with a requirement.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200771 

Methods and systems for clock drift compensation interpolation


In at least some embodiments, an electronic device includes a data sink and a buffer coupled to the data sink. The buffer is configured to receive streaming data in transit to the data sink.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/16/15
20150199498 

Flexible and efficient signaling and carriage of authorization acquisition information for dynamic adaptive streaming


A robust encryption key management system for protecting content of a media content provider, the media content provider utilizing signaling fields in media presentation description (mpd) files to indicate the information necessary to acquire authorization for a stream subsequent to the mpd. The access key(s) (e.g., authentication keys) to authorized protected content may be obtained online, via a specified uniform resource location, or offline, via derivation.
Furturewei Technologies, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199482 

System and dynamic transactional data streaming


A system and method for dynamic transactional data streaming are provided.. .
Pokitdok, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199445 

Methods and systems for enhancing metadata


A method and system for utilizing metadata to search for media, such as multimedia and streaming media, includes searching for the media, receiving results, extracting metadata associated with the media, enhancing the extracted metadata, and grouping the search results in accordance with attributes of the enhanced metadata. Enhancing and grouping include adding related metadata to the database of metadata, iteratively using metadata to search for more media related data, removing duplicate urls, collapsing urls that are variants of each other, and masking out superfluous terms from urls.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/16/15
20150199138 

Multi-tiered storage adaptive content streaming


The disclosed technology includes techniques for efficiently streaming media content from a multi-tiered storage system. An example implementation may be used for adaptive http streaming of video segments and other content.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation


07/09/15
20150195650 

Method for audio receiver to select audio source from multiple transmitters


A method for a wireless audio receiver connected to an audio system to select an audio source from multiple transmitter devices is provided. The method includes the said wireless audio receiver establishing a bidirectional communication connections with available transmitter devices; establishing a unidirectional audio streaming connection with a primary transmitter device to play on the said audio system, receiving an audio streaming connection request from an idle transmitter device; forwarding the said request to the said active transmitter device; forwarding a response received from said active transmitter to deny or accept audio transmission to the said requesting idle transmitter, disconnecting the existing audio streaming connection and establishing a new audio streaming connection with the said requesting transmitter in case of acceptance or lack of timely response from said previous active transmitter..
Flyover Innovations, Llc


07/09/15
20150195611 

Multi-view video streaming system and providing method thereof


A multi-view video streaming system and a method of providing the same. A streaming module streams at least part of individual-view videos of a multi-view video taken at different views to a user terminal under the control of a control module.
Next Aeon Inc.


07/09/15
20150195601 

Method and device for screen mirroring


A method of reproducing a streaming video received from a source device is provided. The method including reproducing, by a sync device, a first streaming video representing an image on a screen of the source device, the first streaming video being reproduced using a full screen player, when a partial area of the image on the screen of the source device changes, receiving, from the source device, a second streaming video including change information about the partial area, determining a partial screen player to reproduce the second streaming video, and reproducing the second streaming video in an area of a screen of the sync device which corresponds to the partial area of the image on the screen of the source device, the second streaming video being reproduced using the partial screen player..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150195599 

Methods for synchronization of a live streaming broadcast and systems using the same


An embodiment of the invention introduces a method for a live streaming broadcast, executed by a processing unit of a live streaming broadcast server, which contains at least the following steps. A refresh time of a new version of a second-layer playlist is recorded in the second-layer playlist.
Wistron Corp.


07/09/15
20150195590 

Method and infrastructure for synchronized streaming of content


Systems and methods for synchronizing the playback of network media across multiple content playback devices, termed herein as “playback devices”, “clients”, or “client devices”. In one implementation, client devices are controlled to parse and buffer media content separately.
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc


07/09/15
20150195374 

Method and system of quality of service (qos) negotiation for network assisted adaptive streaming


Embodiments of the claimed subject matter provide for methods and systems of qos negotiation for services like network assisted adaptive streaming. The qos reservation determination is based on both a qos policy of a network service provider and a qos policy of a content service provider.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195361 

Streaming system and node device used in streaming system


A node device used in a streaming system that provides a streaming service includes: a measurement unit configured to measure a first response time representing a round trip time with respect to a first node device that is a source of streaming data; a confirmation request generator configured to transmit a confirmation request for confirming whether delivery of streaming data is available to a node device within a specified range; and a transmitter configured to transmit a delivery request to a second node device that returns a confirmation response corresponding to the confirmation request during a period from when the confirmation request generator transmits the confirmation request until when the first response time elapses.. .
Fujitsu Limited


07/09/15
20150195360 

Streaming system and node device used in streaming system


A streaming system provides a streaming service to a node device. The streaming system includes: a newly-joined node device configured to newly join the streaming service and transmit a join request to a node device within a specified range; and a node device configured to receive the join request and return a join response corresponding to the join request to the newly-joined node device when the node device that receives the join request is capable of providing the streaming service.
Fujitsu Limited


07/09/15
20150195328 

Client/server signaling commands for dash


Technology to provide improved quality-of-experience-aware multimedia streaming is disclosed. Several types of communications that can be made between clients and servers are described.
Intel Ip Corporation


07/09/15
20150195327 

Method and streaming dash content over broadcast channels


A user equipment is provided for providing content. The user equipment comprising at least one memory and at least one processing device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150195324 

Network camera and network image surveillance system


A network camera and a network image surveillance system including the network camera are provided. The network camera may include: an image and audio encoding unit configured to convert an optical image incident from a lens, compress an audio signal from a microphone in a predetermined format, and generate compressed streaming data by encoding the converted image and the compressed audio signal; a network controlling unit configured to monitor an input and output status of the compressed streaming data, control a configuration of a packet of the compressed streaming data in accordance with a network quality of system (qos), control synchronizing the compressed streaming data with a video frame, and transmit the synchronized streaming data; and a network routing unit configured to route input and output of the data via at least one network port and implement redundancy by using a spanning tree protocol (stp)..
Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150195317 

Exchanging data associated with a communication session within a communications system


In an embodiment, objects are downloaded to an access terminal (at) based on which window(s) are prominently displayed on the at. In another embodiment, objects are downloaded to the at based on a set of user-specified object download priorities.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/09/15
20150195316 

Remote subscription management method and system


A method and system to enable remote management of a media content subscription are described. The method includes receiving, at a local point of presence from a consumer, a request to access media content that is available under a media content subscription.
Nimble Tv, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195259 

System and signaling segment encryption and key derivation for adaptive streaming


An apparatus for decoding a media stream, wherein the apparatus comprises a memory module, a processor module coupled to the memory module, wherein the memory module contains instructions that when executed by the processor cause the apparatus to perform the following: receive a media stream comprising a segment signaling information and a plurality of segments, wherein the plurality of segments comprises encoded and unencoded segments, wherein the segment signaling information comprises identification of at least two segment groups each comprising at least one segment, identify at least one segment group using the segment signaling information in the media stream, identify at least one segment decoding algorithm for the at least one segment group, identify at least one decoding key for the at least segment group, and decode each encoded segment within the at least segment group using the at least segment decoding algorithm and the at least one decoding key.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195256 

Methods and key delivery in http live streaming


A key delivery mechanism that delivers keys to an os platform (e.g., ios platform) devices for decrypting encrypted http live streaming data. An https url for a stateless https service is included in the manifest for an encrypted http live stream obtained by an application (e.g., a browser) on an os platform device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


07/09/15
20150195097 

Facilitating media streaming with social interaction


Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating social interaction during a media item transmission. A group of participants may be formed based on a variety of factors.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193516 

Real-time broadcast content synchronization database system


In response to a track playing on a broadcast radio station, the corresponding artist name is used as a key to access a database of artist messages, news and events information associated with that artist, that may be automatically distributed and geo-targeted while the track is playing. Distribution of the supplemental artist-related content extends to the radio broadcast—via rds and hd, to the internet, social media and various mobile devices.

07/02/15
20150189542 

Content management delivery system (cmds) facilitated local access system


A method of sharing a streaming content item to a target user equipment (ue) device on a network includes identifying a ue device on the network that is currently receiving the content item. The method determines whether the target and source ue devices are serviced by a common base station.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


07/02/15
20150189366 

Chunking of multiple track audio for adaptive bit rate streaming


Systems, devices and methods are provided to support multiple audio tracks in an adaptive media stream. Segments of the adaptive stream are encoded so that the player is able to locate and request a specific one of the available audio tracks using byte range requests or the like.
Dish Digital L.l.c.


07/02/15
20150189344 

Methods, systems, and media for certifying a playback device


Methods, systems, and media for certifying a playback device are provided. In some embodiments, methods for certifying a playback device are provided, the methods comprising: identifying a plurality of playback capabilities associated with the playback device; identifying at least one certification test based on the plurality of playback capabilities; receiving a plurality of media streams corresponding to the certification test from a server; causing a first media stream to be presented by the playback device; changing a streaming condition experienced by the playback device; causing a second media stream to be presented by the playback device based on the streaming condition; capturing, using a camera, a video signal representing video content presented by the playback device; and determining, using a hardware processor, whether the playback device has passed the certification test based at least in part on the video signal..
Sonic Ip, Inc.


07/02/15
20150189232 

Video conference data generation


In one example embodiment, a method performed under control of a server includes: receiving a user video from a transmitting device; generating conference video data that includes at least one portion of the user video; assigning, in accordance with a security level of a receiving device, a first portion of the conference video data a first security attribute; generating first security data corresponding to the first security attribute; and streaming, to the receiving device, the conference video data that includes the at least one portion of the user video and the first security data.. .
Kt Corporation


07/02/15
20150188974 

Method and a system for smooth streaming of media content in a distributed content delivery network


A method and a system for smooth streaming of media content in a distributed content delivery network, including encoding original media files; providing the encoded original media files to an indexer entity; calculating, the indexer entity, index jump tables for all the encoded original media files; ingesting the index jump tables and the encoded original media files to an origin server; requesting an end user to a sss a stream fragment; retrieving, the sss from the origin server, a specific index jump table associated to the requested stream fragment, and using the table to find out and retrieve, from the origin server, a needed encoded original media file block; and retrieving, the sss, the requested stream fragment out of the encoded media file block, and sending the requested stream fragment to the end user.. .
Telefonica Digital Espana, S.l.u.


07/02/15
20150188973 

Remote desktop video streaming alpha-channel


A method includes preparing images of a remote desktop including an open cloud-application window object corresponding to an instance of a network-hosted application executing on a network, encoding the images of the remote desktop as image frames in a video stream, and transmitting the video stream over the network to a computing device. The images the remote desktop are encoded such that when decoded, reconstructed, and displayed on a local desktop of the computing device, the open cloud-application window object corresponding to the instance of the network-hosted application executing on the network has the appearance and behavior of an open window corresponding to a natively-operating application on the local desktop of the computing device..
Google Inc.


07/02/15
20150188968 

Electronic device and playback streaming media thereof


An electronic device and a playback method of streaming media thereof are provided. The electronic device is within the local area network (lan), and a media server and a plurality of playback devices are also within the lan.
Asustek Computer Inc.


07/02/15
20150188967 

Seamless integration of audio content into a customized media stream


The present disclosure provides a system for delivering contextually relevant streaming media content embodied in a mobile device, wherein the media stream includes one or more media content segments content selected from a plurality of media content segments content based on listener preferences. The system is configured to integrate media, such as music, from a listener's mobile device seamlessly into the customized media stream.
Hearhere Radio, Inc.


07/02/15
20150188963 

Systems and methods for distributing adaptive bitrate streaming content by multicast


Systems and methods for distributing adaptive bitrate streaming content by multicast in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a process of distributing adaptive bitrate streaming content includes generating an adaptive streaming session description including information about a piece of adaptive streaming content and information for accessing a multicast session of the piece of adaptive streaming content using a content server, sending portions of alternative streams of the piece of adaptive streaming content to a multicast group of playback devices using the content server, and sending bandwidth measurement data with which a playback device can calculate available bandwidth to a playback device using the content server..
Sonic Ip, Inc.


07/02/15
20150188962 

Systems and methods for playing adaptive bitrate streaming content by multicast


Systems and methods for playing adaptive bitrate streaming content by multicast in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of receiving and playing back adaptive bitrate streaming content using a playback device includes receiving an adaptive streaming session description including information about a piece of adaptive streaming content and information for accessing a multicast session of the piece of adaptive streaming content using a playback device, receiving portions of a first alternative stream of the piece of adaptive streaming content sent to a first multicast group that includes the playback device using the playback device, computing a bandwidth measurement using the playback device, and switching to a second alternative stream of the piece of adaptive streaming content based upon the computed bandwidth measurement using the playback device..
Sonic Ip, Inc.


07/02/15
20150188894 

Method and device for quality assessment of encrypted streaming media flows


A device, computer program product and a method, the method may include: extracting first size information about sizes of different frames of a first segment of an encrypted first streaming media flow that has a first cbr. Extracting second size information about sizes of different frames of a second segment of a second streaming media flow that has a second cbr that equals the second cbr.
Vasona Networks, Inc.


07/02/15
20150188847 

Streaming bridge design with host interfaces and network on chip (noc) layers


Systems and methods described herein are directed to streaming bridge design implementations that help interconnect and transfer transaction packets between multiple source and destination host interfaces through a network on chip (noc) interconnect, which includes a plurality of noc router layers and virtual channels (vcs) connecting the router layers. Implementations are configured to support a variety of different traffic profiles, each having a different set of traffic flows.
Netspeed Systems


07/02/15
20150188841 

Aggregated adaptive bit rate streaming


Systems, methods and devices provide efficient bandwidth allocation on a satellite, mobile telephone or other data connection by allowing nodes to share bandwidth for commonly-requested data. A transmission center, uplink or other gateway suitably recognizes when content requests from multiple different nodes are simultaneously requesting delivery of the same content.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.




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