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 Enhanced dynamics processing of streaming audio by source separation and remixing patent thumbnailEnhanced dynamics processing of streaming audio by source separation and remixing
This application relates to a systems and methods for enhanced dynamics processing of streaming audio by source separation and remixing for hearing assistance devices, according to one example. In one embodiment, an external streaming audio device processes sources isolated from an audio signal using source separation, and mixes the resulting signals back into the unprocessed audio signal to enhance individual sources while minimizing audible artifacts.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.


 Pairing of media streaming devices patent thumbnailPairing of media streaming devices
Among other things, this document describes a computer-implemented method. The method can include receiving, at a first device, an indication of user input to cause the first device to establish a wireless data connection with another device.
Google Inc.


 Selective content delivery over diverse networks patent thumbnailSelective content delivery over diverse networks
Techniques described herein may allow for the flexible selection, and use of, various streaming techniques when a particular streaming technique is specified or required by a content player application. For example, some content player applications require the use of hypertext transfer protocol live streaming (“hls”).
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


 Measuring user quality of experience for a streaming media service patent thumbnailMeasuring user quality of experience for a streaming media service
Techniques are disclosed for representing a user quality of experience (qoe) experienced by users of a streaming media service using a single qoe metric. The single qoe metric may be determined based on a set of empirical characteristics relating to the streaming video service such as startup latency, video quality, and the likelihood of interruptions in streaming playback.
Netflix Corporation


 Method and electronic  implementing live streaming of multimedia through external device patent thumbnailMethod and electronic implementing live streaming of multimedia through external device
The present application provides a method and a mobile client for implementing live streaming of multimedia through an external device. The method includes: concurrently enabling a connection of a wireless local area network and a connection of a mobile network; connecting to the external device through the wireless local area network provided by the external device having a function of multimedia shooting; receiving a multimedia data stream sent by the external device through the wireless local area network, wherein, the multimedia data stream is obtained from a real-time shooting of the external device; sending the multimedia data stream to a server of multimedia live streaming through the mobile network.
Le Shi Internet Information Technology Corp. Beijing


 Synchronising playing of streaming content on plural streaming clients patent thumbnailSynchronising playing of streaming content on plural streaming clients
It is presented a method for synchronising playing of streaming content between an initiating streaming client and a following streaming client. The method is performed by the initiating streaming client and comprises the steps of: initiating streaming of a media stream of the streaming content to the initiating streaming client; determining a session start time after which the media stream is to be started to be played by any client having access to the session start time; and sending a streaming info message for distribution to the following streaming client, the streaming info message comprising an identifier of the streaming content and the session start time..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Method and system for stabilizing and streaming first person perspective video patent thumbnailMethod and system for stabilizing and streaming first person perspective video
It is possible to capture video information using one or more body mounted cameras, to transmit that information over a wireless communication channel, and to process that information, such as by using angular momentum information captured by gyroscopes, to obtain an image which is suitable for viewing in real time. This technology can be applied in a variety of contexts, such as sporting events, and can also be applied to information which is captured and stored for later use, either in addition to, or as an alternative to, streaming that information for real time viewing..
Action Streamer, Llc


 Method of using cloud infrastructure and virtualization for bandwidth-efficient remote video streaming of software application operation by executing computer-executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium patent thumbnailMethod of using cloud infrastructure and virtualization for bandwidth-efficient remote video streaming of software application operation by executing computer-executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium
A method of using a proxy network to normalize online connections uses a global proxy network (gpn) to manage connections between a plurality of local proxy clients and a destination server. First, an optimization process is executed for the overall network connection between each local proxy client and the destination server.
Aaa Internet Publishing Inc.


 Distributed secure data storage and transmission of streaming media content patent thumbnailDistributed secure data storage and transmission of streaming media content
Disclosed is a method for the distributed storage and distribution of data. Original data is divided into fragments and erasure encoding is performed on it.
Cloud Crowding Corp.


 System and  handset operation in a wireless communication network patent thumbnailSystem and handset operation in a wireless communication network
User equipment (ue) is configured to automatically detect the presence of an access point (ap) in any one of a plurality of venues and to transmit identification information to the ap to authenticate the ue. The venue receiving the authentication request transfers the authentication request and identification information to an authentication server to automatically authenticate the ue whenever it is carried inside a venue.
Mobilitie, Llc


Searching raw data from an external data system using a dual mode search system

A search request received at a computer of a search support system is processed by analyzing the received search request to identify request parameters and connecting to a system index of the search support system that is referenced in the request parameters. An external result provider (erp) process is initiated that establishes communication between the search support system and a data source external to the search support system, for a virtual index referenced in the request parameters.
Splunk Inc.

System and determining window geometry

A system and method are presented for determining window geometry. In an embodiment, a party to an interaction using a streaming video connection may want to share content on their display with another party to the interaction.
Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc.

Method, system and terminal for providing map information

Disclosed are a method and system for providing map information by a terminal supporting a navigation function, and more particularly, variably displaying map information as a streaming image map or an embedded vector map according to a travel state in a route guide service. Accordingly, since the present invention variably supports two-type map information including the embedded vector map and the streaming image map in the navigation function, it is possible to use map information through the streaming image map when a detailed, clear image is needed, and it is possible to use a route guide service through the embedded vector map providing more accurate and general map information while moving.
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Method of using cloud infrastructure and virtualization for bandwidth-efficient remote video streaming of software application operation by executing computer-executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium

A method of using cloud infrastructure and virtualization for bandwidth-efficient remote video streaming of software application operation allows end users to stream their interaction with a software application on their computer, video gaming software applications in particular, to viewers while requiring minimal bandwidth to do so. User input and relevant application data is sent from the client computer to a remote server, which uses a thin client to mirror the software and produce a rendered video from the received data.
Aaa Internet Publishing Inc.

Trick play in digital video streaming

System and methods for improved playback of a video stream are presented. Video snippets are identified that include a number of consecutive frames for playback.
Apple Inc.

Video-on-demand system

A video-on-demand system including a video server storing video-on-demand content and for streaming video-on-demand through a first layer of an internet page having a first layer and a second layer; and a controller for causing there to be formed in the second layer a plurality of selectable overlay images such that a user at a location in communication with the internet remote from the video server and the controller can display streamed video-on-demand of the first layer in combination with the overlay images of the second layer and can select one of the overlay images; wherein the overlay images correspond to respective control functions for the video-on-demand stream; and the controller is responsive to selection of an overlay image to change the video-on-demand stream in accordance with the corresponding respective control function.. .
Sony Corporation

Power management schemes for media stations with virtual playback

User interfaces for a streaming media system can replicate aspects of broadcast media systems. Icons representing streaming media stations region can be arranged in a scrollable array, and a visual indicator presented to identify the current station's icon.
Apple Inc.

Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media

Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes detecting metadata associated with streaming media presented at a client device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

System and synchronizing timing across multiple streams

Systems and methods of adaptive streaming are discussed. Transcoded copies of a source stream may be aligned with one another such that the independently specified portions of each transcoded stream occur at the same locations within the content.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Systems and methods for encoding alternative streams of video for playback on playback devices having predetermined display aspect ratios and network connection maximum data rates

Systems and methods for adaptive bitrate streaming of alternative streams of video encoded at resolution and sample aspect ratio combinations and maximum bitrates in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a source encoder configured to encode a source video stream as a plurality of alternative streams of video for playback on a playback device includes a processor configured to receive multimedia content including source video data having a primary resolution, a primary sample aspect ratio, and a primary frame rate and to encode the source video data as alternative streams of video, where the resolution and sample aspect ratio of at least one of the alternative streams of video are selected to have an aspect ratio that is the same as a predetermined display aspect ratio and at least one of the alternative streams is encoded at a maximum bitrate..
Sonic Ip, Inc.

Prioritizing network traffic based on relative imminence of usage

A method and computer program product for performing the method are provided. The method includes managing network traffic, such as data files and data streams, for a network device, and identifying a context, such as a source address, subject matter, file type, file size, and data streaming rate, associated with each of the network objects.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Content insertion in streaming media content

A method includes accessing, at a media content provider system, a media stream corresponding to a first media content item. The method further includes generating a media content file based on the media stream and a second media content item that is different than the first media content item.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and 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.
Geofeedia, Inc.

System and multiplexed video stream decoding in web browser

A system and method for real time streaming and decoding of multiple simultaneous streams within a web browser is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a stream manager of the web browser stores decoder context data for each of the streams.
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc

Method for transmitting broadcasting contents in real-time and device for same

A real-time broadcasting contents transmission method and device are disclosed. In an embodiment, the device stores a streaming list which is information about one or more streaming contents received from a contents providing server.
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

Device for capturing and streaming video and audio

A portable communications device captures a plurality of data records from a camera and streams the data records to another, external device after detecting a first trigger event and a second trigger event. The portable communications device may initiate streaming of captured data records following detection of only one high confidence trigger event.

Contextual information for audio-only streams in adaptive bitrate streaming

A method is provided to presenting contextual information during adaptive bitrate streaming to allow play of an audio-only variant. The method includes receiving an audio-only variant of a video stream, calculating bandwidth headroom, receiving contextual information that provides descriptive information about visual components of the video stream that has a bitrate less than the bandwidth headroom, and presenting the contextual information to users while playing the audio-only variant..
Arris Enterprises Llc

Methods and apparatus to determine an end time of streaming media

An example method includes analyzing bandwidth usage during a first phase of streaming of media and during a second phase of the streaming of the media. The first phase corresponds to the streaming of the media before a buffer is filled with a threshold amount of data associated with the media.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Monitoring streaming media content

Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to monitor streaming media are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein include combining first metering data extracted from first media included in a transport stream being sent to a media device with second metering data obtained independently of the first media to form combined metering data, the combined metering data not being decodable by a meter associated with the media device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Mobile video presentation, digital compositing, and streaming techniques implemented via a computer network

Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to online education techniques and award incentives for facilitating collaborative, social online education. One aspect disclosed herein is directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products for facilitating mobile video presentations using digital composting techniques..
Study Social, Inc.

User interface for streaming media stations with virtual playback

User interfaces for a streaming media system can replicate aspects of broadcast media systems. Icons representing streaming media stations region can be arranged in a scrollable array, and a visual indicator presented to identify the current station's icon.
Apple Inc.

Streaming audio, dsp, and light controller system

streaming audio is adjusted within one or more real-time digital signal processors (dsps) by entering audio adjustment parameters using a smart phone application on a bluetooth® enabled smart phone, receiving streaming audio from a cloud server, and transmitting the adjustment parameters and streaming audio to a bluetooth® chip in an audio system. The audio adjustment parameters and streaming audio then enter two real-time dsps where the streaming audio is adjusted according to the audio adjustment parameters and then sent to amplifiers and/or transceivers.
Audio Accessories Group, Llc

Utilizing active or passive buffered data metrics to mitigate streaming data interuption during dynamic channel change operations

A wireless access point device including a network interface configured to communicate with a content provider server through a network, a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with a client device through an antenna, and a processor. The processor is coupled to and configured to control the network interface and the wireless transceiver, to cause the wireless access point device to receive data from the content provider server, stream the data to the client device over a first channel of a plurality of channels, determine that a buffer of the client device has sufficient buffered data having been received over the first channel so that output of streamed data via the client device can continue during a channel scan, and scan a second channel of the plurality of channels, whereby the output of the streamed data via the client device continues during the scan of the second channel..
Arris Enterprises, Inc.

Vehicle communications via wireless access vehicular environment

Vehicle communications using ieee 802.11p wave functionality includes structure and method whereby a smart phone (sp) linked to an on board unit (obu) having wave functionality, and incorporating automotive telemetry protocol (atp), has at least one processor to configure the sp as a gui for the obu, and to enable wave authentication of the sp through a networked road side unit. Preferably, the obu opens, after a command from an atp client, a virtual connection for streaming data between the vehicle data bus and a remote server providing an automotive scan tool.
Paxgrid Telemetric Systems, Inc.

Adaptive profile switching media streaming over ip networks

A system for adaptively streaming video content over an ip network, comprising devices and non-transitory computer-readable storage media having executable computer modules, comprising a sender device interacting with the network, the device configured to send a video stream to the network and to receive a recovery packet stream from the network; at least one receiving device configured to receive the at least one video stream from the network and to transmit a respective recovery packet stream back to the sender device through the network; a bandwidth probe configured to be periodically sent with the video stream to the at least one receiving device to determine respective instantaneous network bandwidths; at least one profile configured to be chosen by the sender device to generate the video stream, based upon respective instantaneous network bandwidths, wherein the video stream is adaptively changed, based upon instantaneous network bandwidths and the respective recovery packet stream.. .

Contolled adaptive rate switching media streaming over ip networks

A system for adaptively streaming video content over an ip network and an encoding device, the system comprising devices and non-transitory computer-readable storage media having executable computer modules, comprising: a sender device interacting with the network, the device configured to send a video stream to the network and to receive a recovery packet stream from the network; a receiving device configured to receive the video stream and to transmit a recovery packet stream back to the sender through the network; and a bandwidth probe configured to be periodically sent with the video stream to the receiving device to determine an instantaneous network bandwidth; wherein the sender device is configured to command the encoding device to adapt the video stream, based upon the instantaneous network bandwidth and the recovery packet stream.. .

Caching streaming media to user devices

A content streaming system automatically caches media simultaneously to multiple user devices in response to a bookmark event to allow a user to subsequently play the automatically stored media on any of the multiple user devices. The content streaming system includes a streaming agent at the content provider that stores a bookmark.
International Business Machines Corporation

Interactive content streaming over live media content

A computer implemented method and an interactive content overlay and streaming system (icoss) for overlaying user media content (umc) on content data streams (cdss) and synchronizing the cdss in real time with the umc are provided. The icoss renders an interactive space editor with content panels on a graphical user interface on a user device.
Giga Entertainment Media Inc.

Independent control of interactive streaming media

In one general aspect, a method can include receiving, at a server computing device, a launch request to launch and stream media content pertaining to a game session, the launch request being provided by a mobile device, selecting, using the launch request, a media host configured to stream the media content, verifying a user associated with the mobile device and launching the game session for streaming to the user on a device other than the mobile device. In addition, the method can include during the game session and while streaming the media content, receiving a plurality of real time control requests from the mobile device, and executing the control request by compositing, in real time, the at least one change and the media content and to produce a composite display and transmitting, to the device other than the mobile device, the encoded composite display for streaming in real time..
Google Inc.

Caching streaming media to user devices

A content streaming system automatically caches media simultaneously to multiple user devices in response to a bookmark event to allow a user to subsequently play the automatically stored media on any of the multiple user devices. The content streaming system includes a streaming agent at the content provider that stores a bookmark.
International Business Machines Corporation

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 intern& whereby a user's multiple social contacts can participate in a synchronized stream of licensed media content such as movies.
Paramount Pictures Corporation

Validating toll-free access to streaming media content using a signature

A device may determine a resource identifier for accessing a segment of streaming media content. The device may determine that a signature associated with the resource identifier is not stored in memory.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Restoration of consistent regions within a streaming environment

A streams manager intelligently restores multiple consistent regions of streaming applications in a streaming environment to increase performance and reduce overloading of other operators and resources. The streams manager detects a failure that affects multiple consistent regions and determines a preferred schedule to restore the multiple consistent regions by analyzing the relationships of the operators and resources associated with the multiple consistent regions.
International Business Machines Corporation

Flat optical fiber light-streaming cable

The present invention provides a flat optical fiber light-streaming cable, wherein a first connection part conforming to the usb specification is installed on one side of the circuit board on which light emitting diodes is installed, and a plurality of junction points are connected to the signal line set and the electric power line set respectively enveloped by a middle cladding layer, optical fibers respectively corresponding to the leds and the transparent outer protective layer wrapped on the peripheries thereof are installed between the signal line set and the electric power line set. When the controller drives leds to respectively project light sequentially toward the optical fibers, light can pass through the light spots on the surface and present a stream-wise lighting state demonstrating successive and progressive light chasings sequentially per segment, thereby presenting various dynamic lighting effects such as blinking color, colorful water flow or the like..
Sure-fire Electrical Corporation

Method for wirelessly transmitting content from a source device to a sink device

Methods and devices for wirelessly transmitting content from a source device to a sink device are disclosed. The method comprises: identifying one or more data types associated with a display frame displayed on the source device; selecting a transmission format for the display frame in accordance with the one or more identified data types, wherein the transmission format is selected from the group consisting of screencasting, graphics processing unit (gpu) processing, or gpu processing with media streaming; and sending visual information representing the display frame in the transmission selected transmission format to the sink device.
Blackberry Limited

Maintaining performance in the presence of insertions, deletions, and streaming queries

Systems, methods, devices, and non-transitory media of the various embodiments enable the query execution graph for insertions, deletions, and streaming queries to be manipulated to maximize a portion of the query execution that is independent of data changes.. .
Algebraix Data Corp.

Method and system for caching of video files

A system and method for the caching of files streaming from at least one source-server towards at least one end-user via the internet; system characterized by at least one integrated circuit (ic) configured to manage and direct files to be cached in at least one storage-element, said ics and storage elements interconnected by at least one high speed bus. The storage elements comprise different types of non-volatile memory, each characterized by its access speed.

Restoration of consistent regions within a streaming environment

A streams manager intelligently restores multiple consistent regions of streaming applications in a streaming environment to increase performance and reduce overloading of other operators and resources. The streams manager detects a failure that affects multiple consistent regions and determines a preferred schedule to restore the multiple consistent regions by analyzing the relationships of the operators and resources associated with the multiple consistent regions.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile terminal, watch-type mobile terminal and controlling the same

The present invention relates a mobile terminal, a watch-type mobile terminal and a method of controlling therefor. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method of playing a video by streaming according to data capacity allocated to the mobile terminal or the watch-type mobile terminal.
Lg Electronics Inc.



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


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