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 Apparatus,  buffering of media content patent thumbnailApparatus, buffering of media content
Media content presentation systems and methods are operable to present media content received by a media device, wherein the media device comprises a plurality of tuner systems. An exemplary embodiment tunes the plurality of tuners to receive different broadcasting media content streams each comprising a streaming media content event; communicates the streaming media content events from the receiving tuner to a corresponding tuner buffer of the tuner system; and stores a portion of the streaming media content events into the corresponding tuner buffers.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


 Aggregated region-based reduced bandwidth video streaming patent thumbnailAggregated region-based reduced bandwidth video streaming
An indication is received, from each of multiple content viewing devices used by multiple remote viewers, that each specifies a respective individual video content sub-area of interest within streamed video content viewed by each of the multiple remote viewers. An aggregated video content area of interest is defined that includes a combination of each individually-specified video content sub-area of interest within the streamed video content.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Multiple bitrate format-agnostic streaming architecture patent thumbnailMultiple bitrate format-agnostic streaming architecture
Delivering a content stream within a content delivery network (cdn) includes recording the stream using a recording tier, and playing the stream using a player tier. For a live stream, recording the stream begins when the stream is received at a cdn entry point in a source format.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.


 Real-time processing of video streams captured using mobile devices patent thumbnailReal-time processing of video streams captured using mobile devices
The presently disclosed inventive concepts encompass capturing video data using a mobile device, streaming the captured video data to a server for processing of the video data in real-time or near-real time, and providing the server's processing result to the mobile device for additional analysis and/or processing of the captured video data, the processing result, or both. In one embodiment an image processing server is configured to: process, in real time, input streamed to the server from a mobile device, the input comprising one or more frames of digital video data; and output a result of processing the input to the mobile device.
Kofax, Inc.


 System and  interactive advertisement augmentation via a called voice connection patent thumbnailSystem and interactive advertisement augmentation via a called voice connection
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for streaming data. The method includes presenting a data stream including an interactive communication and detecting feedback from the user in response to the interactive communication.
Audionow Ip Holdings, Llc


 Using quality information for adaptive streaming of media content patent thumbnailUsing quality information for adaptive streaming of media content
Different representations are associated with an instance of media content, and a representation can include multiple portions of media content. A respective quality value and bitrate can be associated with each of the portions.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


 Capture, recording, and streaming of media content patent thumbnailCapture, recording, and streaming of media content
An electronic device screencasts media content. The screencasting includes selecting a media content layers to include in an encoded stream.
Google Inc.


 Method for downloading multimedia file and electronic device patent thumbnailMethod for downloading multimedia file and electronic device
A method for downloading multimedia files and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: obtaining first bandwidth information of a first electronic device; calculating a first times point according to the first bandwidth information; sending a first download request to the first electronic device to request downloading a first multimedia streaming prior to the first time point in the multimedia file; and sending a second download request to a second electronic device to request downloading a second multimedia streaming posterior to the first time point in the multimedia file..
Acer Incorporated


 Two-way interactive streaming media patent thumbnailTwo-way interactive streaming media
Technologies are described for providing a two-way interactive streaming media experience. For example, streaming media comprising streaming video can be received along with overlay control data and a web overlay.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Technologies for end of frame detection in streaming content patent thumbnailTechnologies for end of frame detection in streaming content
Technologies for end of frame marking and detection in streaming digital media content include a source computing device communicatively coupled to a destination computing device. The source computing device is configured to encode a frame of digital media content and insert an end of frame marker into a transport stream header of a network packet that includes an encoded payload corresponding to a chunk of data of the frame of digital media content.

System and collaborative annotations of streaming videos on mobile devices

A system and method to enable fine-grained, contextual annotations of streaming videos by one or more users, prioritizing the use of screen space on mobile devices by allowing users to draw or place threaded comments while utilizing a touch-based interface, reducing distractions caused by a* cluttered interface. By enabling the user to control annotations beginning at a particular timestamp within the streaming video, the present invention optimizes screen real estate on mobile devices efficiently.
Freshdesk, Inc.

Zero-watermarking registration and detection hevc video streaming against requantization transcoding

A zero-watermarking registration and detection method for hevc video streaming against requantization transcoding is provided. To increase an attack-resistance of a registration watermarking, the registration method firstly processes depth values corresponding to respective brightness blocks in a target video streaming with a depth binarization during constructing registration watermarking information through depth features, because the depth binarization well reflects a robustness of the registration watermarking.
Ningbo University

System and privacy management of infinite data streams

An apparatus, method, and computer readable medium for management of infinite data streams. The apparatus includes a memory that stores streaming data with a data set and a processor operably connected to the memory.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Continuous audio-clip streaming with dynamic content

An electronic device provides a temporal stream of audio clips on an ongoing basis. In particular, the temporal stream of audio clips includes a sequence of temporal subsets of audio content for the audio clips.
Clammr, Inc.

Method for simulating video games on mobile device

A system and method for providing players with real-time information on any device capable of running a web browser is provided. The system solves the problem of game interface overloads and also brings the following benefits: provides for control optimization and for more options for a team game play.
Gaijin Entertainment Corporation

Video game 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

Method for improving game streaming performance in the cloud

A cloud gaming manager selects a game server to stream a computer game to a requesting client game console based on which server in the cloud system has the requested game in server memory, or the requested game system in server memory, or the user files of the requesting console in server memory.. .
Sony Computer Entertainment America Llc

Probability weighted dash based video streaming over an information-centric network

A method for video streaming over at least one information-centric network (icn), comprising transmitting a request for video content to a server, receiving a media presentation description (mpd) file corresponding to the video content from the server in response to the request for the video content, wherein the mpd file identifies names of copies of the video content in the at least one icn, and wherein the copies of the video content represent different quality levels of the video content, probing the at least one icn for the copies of the video content by searching the names of the copies, calculating a probability for each of the copies of the video content based on results of the probing, and fetching one of the copies of the video content based on the probability calculated for each of the copies of the video content.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Media synchronization for real-time streaming

In one example, a client device interacting with a streaming application server may synchronize an audio stream to a corresponding video stream. The client streaming device may have an audio channel to receive a current audio packet of an audio stream from a streaming application server.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Collective broadcasting based on geo-localized video streaming

A method for providing streamed video data from a plurality of sources within a known geographic area includes receiving at a server, via a communication network, first video stream data captured within the known geographic area using a first user device and second video stream data captured within the known geographic area using a second user device. The first video stream data is provided from the server to a display device associated with a user for being viewed by the user.
Iwatchlife Inc.

Systems and methods for the reuse of encoding information in encoding alternative streams of video data

Systems and methods for reusing encoding information in the encoding of alternative streams of video data in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, encoding multimedia content for use in adaptive streaming systems, includes selecting a first encoding level from a plurality of encoding levels using a media server, determining encoding information for a first stream of video data using the first encoding level and the media server, encoding the first stream of video data using the media server, where the first stream of video data includes a first resolution and a first bitrate, selecting a second encoding level from the plurality of encoding levels using the media server, and encoding a second stream of video data using the encoding information and the media server, where the second stream of video data includes a second resolution and a second bitrate..
Sonic Ip, Inc.

Comment link for shared streaming media content

Embodiments relate to providing a method for an authenticated user of an item of streaming media content to create a shareable clip of a portion of the item. The method comprises using an interface on a first device to accept, from the authenticated user, a first input to define the clip and a second input to create a comment; creating an identifier, uniquely corresponding to the authenticated user and the clip; and sending the identifier and the comment to a second user in a form that includes a clickable link.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Network America Llc

Specifying client behavior and sessions in dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (dash)

An apparatus comprises a receiver configured to receive a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to generate the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the mpd. A method comprises receiving a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), generating the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and transmitting the mpd.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Pipelining get requests in adaptive streaming

In one embodiment, a client device includes a processor to send a first get request to a server for a first data chunk of a data item, a communication interface to receive packets of the first data chunk, a buffer to buffer the packets, wherein the processor is operative to obtain a first measure of round trip time (rtt), the processor is operative to estimate a time t1 when receipt of the last packet of the packets of the first data chunk in the buffer will be completed, the processor is operative to determine a next fetch time, t2, to send a second get request to the server for a second data chunk of the data item, based on the time t1 adjusted by a portion of the first measure of rtt, the processor is operative to send the second get request to the server at about time t2.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Performance optimization for streaming video

Disclosed are various embodiments for a streaming video application. The application downloads, decodes, and renders video frame data at different frame rates.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and optimizing video streaming for virtual reality

A system and method for reducing the bandwidth requirements for virtual reality using selective optimization are provided. The system selectively optimizes pre-encoded virtual reality video based on viewport information received from the headset..
Cinova Media

Exactly-once semantics for streaming analytics in non-idempotent output operations

An approach for distributed stream computing in non-idempotent output operations is provided. The approach assigns an eventid to a corresponding entityid.
Samsung Sds America, Inc.

Intelligent distributed geographic information system

Interactive geographic information systems (gis) and techniques are disclosed that provide users with a greater degree of flexibility, utility, and information. A markup language is provided that facilitates communication between servers and clients of the interactive gis, which enables a number of gis features, such as network links (time-based and/or view-dependent dynamic data layers), ground overlays, screen overlays, placemarks, 3d models, and stylized gis elements, such as geometry, icons, description balloons, polygons, and labels in the viewer by which the user sees the target area.
Google Inc.

System for copybook flat data conversion and inline transformation

The present invention provides copybook flat data conversion with inline transformation. Specifically, a streaming intermediary formatted data message is generated as a result of converting/transforming a flat file format (non-xml (extensible markup language) format), such as raw fixed-length field cobol (common business-oriented language) copybook format or the like.
Bank Of America Corporation

System and using a memory buffer to stream data from a tape to multiple clients

Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for streaming data to multiple reading clients. More particularly, embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for using a memory buffer to stream file data from a mounted tape file system volume to multiple reading clients..
Kip Cr P1 Lp

Distributed industrial performance monitoring and analytics

Distributed industrial process monitoring and analytics systems and methods are provided for operation within a process plant. A plurality of distributed data engines (ddes) may be embedded within the process plant to collect and store data generated by data sources, such as process controllers.
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.

Integrated oven with a tablet computer/flat panel display

Integration of a tablet computer and/or flat panel display with an oven brings numerous added functionalities to an oven that is not currently possible with current stand alone oven. It creates a new kitchen appliance that can be used for cooking, entertainment, shopping and provides a platform for displaying information and advertisement to the user.
Geniuss Inc.

Electronic virtual sports scoreboard system that provides event alerts, video highlights and statistics to social media and other web-based distributions systems with minimal effort required of the scorekeeper

A system for scoring and timing sports events that maximizes fan experience through virtual access to statistics, real-time scoring, and significant event alerts with video by social media or internet web access—with minimal extra work required so that a single scorekeeper can run the system. Watching the event live by streaming video is also an option..

Cellular streaming entertainment system

A standalone device for streaming entertainment can take various forms, including, but not limited to, headphones, earbuds, receivers, speakers and the like. Some embodiments may be programmable via a separate interface, such as a smart phone application, web site interface, or computer software interface.

Systems and methods for fraudulent account detection and management

Provided herein are systems and methods of monitoring account activity in a streaming media environment. An exemplary system includes a monitoring system, an account creation and management system, and an account payment system.
Netflix, Inc.

Systems and methods for a computer understanding multi modal data streams

Systems and methods for understanding (imputing meaning to) multi modal data streams may be used in intelligent surveillance and allow a) real-time integration of streaming data from video, audio, infrared and other sensors; b) processing of the results of such integration to obtain understanding of the situation as it unfolds; c) assessing the level of threat inherent in the situation; and d) generating of warning advisories delivered to appropriate recipients as necessary for mitigating the threat. The system generates understanding of the system by creating and manipulating models of the situation as it unfolds.

Streaming records from parallel batched database access

Retrieving data records from a database is provided. A query is received by a database access api requesting a number of data records stored in the database.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc.

System, devices, and platform for security

A system, platform and network are disclosed. The system may be at at least partially enabled by one or more processors and may include one or more tethering devices configured to be carried by and/or worn by and/or included in the clothing and/or accessories of a person.

Mobile communication device interactive projection effect system

Various embodiments herein include systems, methods, and software for an mobile entertainment projection device. In addition to projecting entertainment content, the projection device includes a camera for capturing user motion and a graphical display that is arranged to be altered in response to detection of user motion as captured by the camera.
Lumo Interactive Inc.

Flexible organization of navigation attributes to support hybrid navigation and data streaming

Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided which allow for flexible organization of navigation attributes to support hybrid navigation and data streaming. A system may receive a request for geographic data.
Here Global B.v.

Protocol for gating access to media items

Methods and systems provide techniques for managing media streaming and content distribution and management using time-based metadata. A video segment may include a gate with associated content that is accessible conditioned on consumption of the gate.
Apple Inc.

System and providing integrated media

Methods and system deliver media to users of media presentation systems. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a media server communicates with a media presentation system, such as a media player for streaming video and audio, to present subscription and non-subscription media to the user of the media presentation system.
Intel Corporation

Adaptive streaming for digital content distribution

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adapting playback bit rate to available delivery bandwidth in a content delivery system comprising a content server and a content player. A content player periodically estimates whether a given playback bit rate can feasibly provide complete playback for a given title assuming currently available bandwidth.
Netflix, Inc.

System and controlling video and/or audio streams in a web browser

A system and method for controlling video and/or audio streams between a client and server over a communications channel is disclosed that utilizes an application layer streaming communications protocol that includes features of current pull and push style application layer streaming protocols. Using the streaming protocol, client applications on user devices such as web browsers send request messages for streams, where the request messages specify a variable number of data packets of the streams for the server to send.
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc

Coding for real-time streaming under packet erasures

A computer-based real-time streaming system under packet erasures wherein created messages can be decoded within a fixed delay form their creation is presented. Various code construction methods and corresponding hardware implementation for different cases of erasure link models are also presented..
California Institute Of Technology

Method and adaptively compressing streaming video

The present invention is a method and apparatus for adaptively compressing and transmitting streaming video, preferably implemented in hardware as part of a codec, that adaptively applies a variable rate of compression to images in a video stream to optimize the quality attainable for a given transport bandwidth. In one or more embodiments, image frames from the video stream are divided into blocks, and a variable compression ratio compression engine compresses the blocks for transmission over a network.
Rgb Systems, Inc.

User equipment and media streaming network assistance node

A user equipment includes a wireless interface for communication with a cellular communication network. The user equipment is operative to receive, via the wireless interface, network assistance information for a media streaming session, and to transmit media streaming session related information to the cellular communication network..
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Streaming data on data processes

A method, system and computer program product for servicing media content. In one embodiment, the media content is processed by having each of a group of services process increments of the media content, one increment at a time; and the order in which the services process these increments is orchestrated to process all of the media content in accordance with a defined procedure.
International Business Machines Corporation

Real-time video streaming to client video element

Real-time video streaming is essential in many types of systems. A system for streaming real-time video provides a low-latency solution allows systems and humans to respond to real-time events as they occur.
Flir Commercial Systems, Inc.

Real-time end-to-end latency monitoring

In one example, a streaming server or a client device may measure an end-to-end time for a streaming operation in real time. The streaming server may store an input time associated with a user input and a frame presentation time associated with the frame output.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Real-time statistical analysis on high speed streaming data

A method for analyzing streaming data includes providing a streaming accumulator comprising an addition module and two multiplexers, receiving one or more data streams, continuously calculating a set of basic statistical elements, receiving a request to calculate a set of statistical descriptors, calculating the set of statistical descriptors, and providing the set of statistical descriptors. An apparatus for analyzing streaming data includes a first multiplexer configured to receive a first summation, a second summation, and a current data item, and forward the first summation on cycles 1 and 3, forward the second summation on cycle 4, and forward the current data item on cycle 2, a second multiplexer configured to receiver the second summation, a third summation, and a previous data item, and forward the previous data item on cycles 1 and 3, forward the second summation on cycle 4, and forward the third summation on cycle 2..
International Business Machines Corporation

Real-time statistical analysis on high speed streaming data

A method for analyzing streaming data includes providing a streaming accumulator comprising an addition module and two multiplexers, receiving one or more data streams, continuously calculating a set of basic statistical elements, receiving a request to calculate a set of statistical descriptors, calculating the set of statistical descriptors, and providing the set of statistical descriptors. An apparatus for analyzing streaming data includes a first multiplexer configured to receive a first summation, a second summation, and a current data item, and forward the first summation on cycles 1 and 3, forward the second summation on cycle 4, and forward the current data item on cycle 2, a second multiplexer configured to receiver the second summation, a third summation, and a previous data item, and forward the previous data item on cycles 1 and 3, forward the second summation on cycle 4, and forward the third summation on cycle 2..
International Business Machines Corporation

System and assessing streaming video quality of experience in the presence of end-to-end encryption

Systems and method can determine a quality of experience metric associated with a video stream being played at a terminal node when packets conveying the video stream are encrypted. Packets associated with a video stream are received at the terminal from a video server.
Wi-lan Labs, Inc.



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


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