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Date/App# patent app List of recent Streaming-related patents
08/18/16
20160241929 
 Utilizing multiple dimensions of commerce and streaming data to provide advanced user profiling and realtime commerce choices patent thumbnailUtilizing multiple dimensions of commerce and streaming data to provide advanced user profiling and realtime commerce choices
Multiple dimensions of commerce and streaming data are able to be used to provide advanced user profiling and realtime commerce choices. By performing site and experience analytics, video analytics, commerce analytics and user analytics, better commerce choices are able to be presented to the user..
Sony Corporation


08/18/16
20160241896 
 Optimizing abr segment sizes for mobile video outage coverage in an abr streaming network patent thumbnailOptimizing abr segment sizes for mobile video outage coverage in an abr streaming network
A scheme for optimizing segment sizes for an adaptive bitrate (abr) streaming client engaged in a current abr streaming session. In one implementation, a determination is made whether a wireless ue device executing the abr streaming client is approaching a radio white spot area.
Ericsson Ab


08/18/16
20160241890 
 Apparatus for transmitting media data via streaming service,  receiving media data via streaming service,  transmitting media data via streaming service and  receiving media data via streaming service patent thumbnailApparatus for transmitting media data via streaming service, receiving media data via streaming service, transmitting media data via streaming service and receiving media data via streaming service
An apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, an apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, a method for transmitting broadcast signals, and a method for receiving broadcast signals are disclosed. A method for transmitting a broadcast signal includes: dividing the media data into a plurality of media data fractions; generating file formats including each of the media data fractions, wherein the generated file formats include a first file format and second file formats, wherein the first file format includes metadata of the entire media data for processing the media data fractions in the second file formats, wherein each of the second file formats include metadata of the media data fractions in the each of the second file formats; and transmitting the generated first and second file formats..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/18/16
20160241639 
 Proxy server with byte-based include interpreter patent thumbnailProxy server with byte-based include interpreter
According to this disclosure, a proxy server is enhanced to be able to interpret instructions that specify how to modify an input object to create an output object to serve to a requesting client. Typically the instructions operate on binary data.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241638 
 Deploying a portion of a streaming application to one or more virtual machines according to hardware type patent thumbnailDeploying a portion of a streaming application to one or more virtual machines according to hardware type
A streams manager monitors performance of a streaming application, and when the performance needs to be improved, the streams manager requests a cloud manager provision one or more vms on a server that has a specified hardware type, and optionally has specified available hardware capacity. In response, the cloud manager determines which available servers have the specified hardware type, and when available hardware capacity is specified, further determines which of the available servers with the specified hardware type have the specified available capacity.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241625 
 Streaming content delivery system and method patent thumbnailStreaming content delivery system and method
A method of providing media content from a server to a client device, by providing a url which allows access to media content by client the device, receiving a request from the client device for the media content corresponding to the single url; determining an operating system of the client device requesting the media content; selecting a delivery protocol to stream to the client device based on the determined operating system; and providing said client device a streaming media file based on the selected delivery protocol, wherein the determination of the operating system of the client device includes parsing a user-agent string of the client device making the request.. .
Tata Communications (america) Inc.


08/18/16
20160241623 
 Communications platform patent thumbnailCommunications platform
A communications platform bridge gathers information from remote areas, including war battlefields, in order to redistribute the information that is gathered throughout a network. The communications platform includes a router, a compute node, an encoder, and a streaming media server.
Argent Line, Llc


08/18/16
20160241617 
 Media system patent thumbnailMedia system
streaming media is provided over a network using a non-streaming-specific transfer protocol, in which a media stream is stored on a server as multiple individual media files, and a playlist is provided indicating which media files are required for output of a specific part of the media stream; wherein multiple different playlists are provided to respective different media streaming clients, in response to requests relating to corresponding different parts of the media stream. A user interface is provided on the client device, in which an interactive media event is displayed including streaming media, and secondary media content..
British Sky Broadcasting Limited


08/18/16
20160241616 
 Audio-video data switching and viewing system patent thumbnailAudio-video data switching and viewing system
A computer system and method providing for viewing and switching of audio-video data. The system comprises: a plurality of audio/video sources containing information referring to an event; a streaming server, streaming the contents of a first audio signal and a first video signal from the audio and video sources to a user; a feed distributor controllably feeding the first audio signal and first video signal to the streaming server; and a user-operated control unit communicating with the feed distributor and controlling operation of the feed distributor, so as to instruct the feed distributor to switch between audio or video.

08/18/16
20160239876 
 Musically contextual audio advertisements patent thumbnailMusically contextual audio advertisements
Audio advertisements for music services can be created and played to minimize any perceived discontinuity by a listener from a preceding song. Specifically, a voice-over content item (e.g., a spoken advertisement produced without music) may combined with a non-song musical content item (e.g., backing music specifically produced for advertisements) to create an audio advertisement to be played after a song on a streaming music service.

08/18/16
20160239680 

Virtualization input component


One or more systems and/or methods for storing personal information within a first device and/or for providing personal information from the first device to the second device are provided. The first device (e.g., a smartphone) may identify a user interface (e.g., a movie streaming website) populated with user specified data (e.g., a password).
Yahoo!, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239644 

System for interactive matrix manipulation control of streamed data


An interactive streaming media and application service provider system can securely stream high resolution, multiple formats of video and data. Different data sets can be included in a single stream.
Tailstream Technologies, Llc


08/18/16
20160239641 

Method and system for scan and matching media for streaming authorization


This invention discloses a novel system and method for authorizing streaming of content to a user by verifying that a user possesses a media product that contains the content, where such verification relies on obtaining an image of the media product and analyzing the image to determine that it is not a picture of a computer screen displaying a picture of the media product, and relying on the picture of the media product being captured at a time when the user is verified to be located at a predetermined authorized location.. .

08/18/16
20160239485 

Managing spot blocks


A media automation system can provide a common program to multiple different servers, for example a terrestrial broadcast radio server and a streaming radio server. Each of the different servers can receive different content blocks to be inserted during breaks in the common program.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239264 

Re-streaming time series data for historical data analysis


Time series data is received from a time series data repository and the time series data includes a plurality of sub-portions. The sub-portions of data are first sorted in chronological order to appear as if the data is being generated in real time and are then sent for analysis.
Ge Intelligent Platforms, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234536 

Low latency video streaming


A client device includes one or more processors configured to determine, from a manifest file, a plurality of types of segments included in a representation of media content, one or more functions provided by each of the types of segments, and positions of segments conforming to each of the types of segments in the representation, wherein at least one of the types of segments provides a point at which to begin retrieving data from the representation, determine, from the manifest file, a segment of the representation conforming to the type that provides the point at which to begin retrieving data from the representation, and retrieve the determined segment from the representation.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/11/16
20160234527 

Method and system for processing hevc coded video in broadcast and streaming applications


Embodiments of the present disclosure specify methods and systems for processing a video stream. For example, a video stream may be received at a video processing device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234505 

Video system and method with minimized streaming latency


A video system for minimizing streaming latency is disclosed. The video system includes an encoder having a data input part receiving external streaming video data, a data conversion part converting the external streaming video data to output converted video data, a first buffer receiving the converted video data, a data measurement part measuring size of the converted video data and conversion time spent for converting the streaming data, and a latency determination part comparing the size and the conversion time, respectively, to a reference size and a reference time to determine latency; and a decoder having a second buffer receiving the converted video data from the first buffer.
Nhn Entertainment Corporation


08/11/16
20160234328 

Content supply apparatus, content supply method, program, terminal apparatus, and content supply system


The present disclosure relates to a content supply apparatus, a content supply method, a program, a terminal apparatus, and a content supply system that allow to provide a receiver with pieces of general required network quality information for respective delivery paths for a case of supplying pieces of content of the same content through a plurality of different delivery paths. A content supply apparatus of the present disclosure delivers streams of content through a plurality of different networks, respectively, according to an adaptive streaming technique, and includes: a generating unit that generates metadata describing qos parameters for the respective plurality of different networks through which the streams are delivered, and condition values of the qos parameters; and a delivering unit that delivers the generated metadata to a receiver.
Sony Corporation


08/11/16
20160234293 

Downloading media objects


Among other things, two or more files are processed that each represent, in a streaming format, a portion of a media item. A file download facility at a user device can download the two or more processed files as if they were a single file..
Penthera Partners, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234282 

Apparatus and constant quality optimization for adaptive streaming


An apparatus is provided. The apparatus has an interface for receiving media information, wherein the media information indicates a segment data rate for each of a plurality of media data segments and further indicates a quality value for each of the plurality of media data segments.
Bitmovin Gmbh


08/11/16
20160234273 

Location-based music content identification


Example techniques disclosed herein relate to location-based media content identification. In an example implementation, a first computing device transmits, over one or more networks to a second computing device, location information indicating a particular location of the first computing device at a given time.
Sonos, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234271 

Apparatus and transmitting and receiving streaming data using multiple paths


The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving streaming data using multiple paths, in which the streaming data is smoothly reproduced without being interrupted, and more particularly, to an apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving streaming data using multiple paths, in which exchange of the streaming data is performed in real-time using the multiple paths regardless of obstacles. The method for transmitting streaming data using multiple paths includes managing and maintaining a path list including sequence information about a transmission path capable of transmitting data, framing the streaming data, and transmitting the framed streaming data via the transmission path according to the sequence information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/11/16
20160234094 

Streaming processing network metadata


An improved method and system for processing network metadata is described. Network metadata may be processed by dynamically instantiated executable software modules which make policy-based decisions about the character of the network metadata and about presentation of the network metadata to consumers of the information carried by the network metadata.
Netflow Logic Corporation


08/11/16
20160234084 

Deriving component statistics for a stream enabled application


A technique for generating component usage statistics involves associating components with blocks of a stream-enabled application. When the streaming application is executed, block requests may be logged by block id in a log.
Numecent Holdings, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234078 

Method and system for managing service quality according to network status predictions


Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining predicted available bandwidths for an end user device, monitoring buffer occupancy of a buffer of the end user device, determining bit rates for portions of media content according to the predicted available bandwidths and according to the buffer occupancy, and adjusting bit rates for portions of media content according to the predicted available bandwidths and according to the buffer occupancy during streaming of the media content to the end user device over a wireless network. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


08/11/16
20160231028 

Thermoacoustic heating device


A thermoacoustic heating device capable of effectively utilizing streaming, and including a prime mover in a first pipeline that forms a loop line, and a heating device in a second pipeline that forms another loop line. The first and second pipelines are connected to each other via a branch pipeline.
Isuzu Motors Limited


08/04/16
20160227629 

Retrofit lamp with direct digital connection


An illumination system uses a plurality of lamps with each lamp including a modular connector configured for connecting to a streaming data signal. Each lamp further includes an enumerating feature, with a second modular connector, so that a series or array of such lamps can be daisy-chained and thus connected to a control signal such as using the dmx512 standard.
Luxapel, Llc


08/04/16
20160227295 

Intermediate key frame selection and animation


Mechanisms provide intermediate key frame animation during a media seek. A streaming server receives a seek request from a client device while the streaming server provides the client device with a media stream.
Mobitv, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226946 

Streaming progress updates and results of rest api operations


One or more examples provide a method of performing a rest api operation at a server computing system includes receiving a request of a hypertext transfer protocol (http) session from a client computing system. The request includes data for requesting performance of the rest api operation and issuance of progress updates.
Vmware, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226942 

Insertion of supplementary content into a segmented content stream


Techniques for insertion of supplementary content into a segmented content stream are described. In at least some embodiments, a content stream includes primary content, such as streaming web content, a movie, an event broadcast (live and/or recorded), a television program, and so on.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


08/04/16
20160226941 

System and streaming music on mobile devices


In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for streaming music on mobile devices, including those which may have limited support for streaming. In response to receiving a request for portions of media content to be retrieved from a media server and played at a media device, selected parts of a media content file (e.g., an mp3 file) can be downloaded from a media server, and prepended, appended, or otherwise adjusted into a complete (albeit relatively shorter) media content, which is decoded and sent, for example to an audio speaker at the media device.
Spotify Ab


08/04/16
20160226899 

Inspected content delivery with peer-to-peer streaming


In one embodiment, a tracker computer receives from a first device in a peer-to-peer network that the first device has content for serving. A content request for the content is received from a second device in the peer-to-peer network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


08/04/16
20160225224 

Distributed game services


A local gaming machine is in communication with a remote gaming machine over a data network. The local gaming machine may include a storage medium.
Igt


08/04/16
20160224636 

Scalable weighted similarity estimation in massive datasets revealed in a streaming fashion


A method is used to data mine input vectors. A data source receives input vectors.
Nec Europe Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224632 

Stream processing in search data pipelines


Architecture that decomposes of one or more monolithic data concepts into atomic concepts and related atomic concept dependencies, and provides streaming data processing that processes individual or separate (atomic) data concepts and defined atomic dependencies. The architecture can comprise data-driven data processing that enables the plug-in of new data concepts with minimal effort.
Microsoft Corporation


08/04/16
20160224590 

Transfer of digital media objects via migration


The invention provides in some aspects an improved method for transfer of digital media objects that includes storing a digital file on a first digital data device and migrating that digital file to a second digital data device by repeating a plurality of times the steps of: (i) transferring to a second digital data a respective piece of the digital file, (ii) storing that respective piece of the digital file on the second digital data device. The foregoing are effected so that no respective piece of the digital file is concurrently stored on the first and second digital data devices and/or, more generally, so that any same portion of the digital file that is concurrently stored on the first and second digital data devices comprises not more than an insubstantial amount of the digital data file.
Redigi, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224568 

System and methods thereof for enhancing a user's search experience


A method for enabling applications content streaming to a user device in response to a search query. The method includes receiving an input search query from the user device; selecting, based on the input search query, at least one resource to respond to the input search query; sending the input search query as an input to each of the at least one selected resource; providing, for each of the at least one selected resource, a single display segment within a display area on the user device; causing the at least one selected resource, in response to receiving the input search query, to execute an application of the at least one selected resource within a corresponding display segment; and establishing a direct communication link between the at least one selected resource and the user device for at least enabling direct interaction with the application of the at least one selected resource..
Doat Media Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224528 

Method and system for collaborative, streaming document sharing with verified, on-demand, freestyle signature process


Systems and methods for the sharing, collaborative reviewing and freestyle multiparty signing of an electronic document. The system and method to stream an electronic document from a csr system onto a touchscreen device for real time and multiple signature placement anywhere within an electronic document.
Technology Happens Llc


08/04/16
20160224438 

Restore of full system backup and incremental backups using multiple simultaneous device streams


A technique for restoring file systems by applying full and incremental backups together while streaming them from multiple devices provides a faster system restore from a full backup where incremental backups must also be applied. A first storage device streams the full backup while at least one second storage device streams at least one incremental backup.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224386 

Approach for a configurable phase-based priority scheduler


A streaming multiprocessor (sm) in a parallel processing subsystem schedules priority among a plurality of threads. The sm retrieves a priority descriptor associated with a thread group, and determines whether the thread group and a second thread group are both operating in the same phase.
Nvidia Corporation


08/04/16
20160224311 

Computer systems for streaming influencer device audio content to listener devices


Aspects of the disclosure relate to streaming influencer device audio content to listener devices. In some embodiments, a computing platform may receive, from a first influencer device, first stream information associated with a first music stream.
Mumo, Inc.


08/04/16
20160220901 

System and streaming game video


A system and method are described for managing the state of an online video game. A method includes initiating a new online video game in response to user input from a client device, the online video game being in a first state on a first server when initiated; executing the online video game on the server, thereby causing the online video game to enter a second state; pausing or terminating the online video game; determining differences between the first state and the second state and generating difference data containing the differences; transmitting the difference data over a network to a second server; and recreating the second state from the difference data and the first state in response to user input indicating that the user wishes to resume the online video game and in response to the second server being selected as the server on which to execute the video game..
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc


07/28/16
20160219320 

System and live streaming of content


Embodiments of the present invention are generally directed towards systems and methods for generating and streaming live content. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for recording and encoding content on a single system prior to transmitting the encoded content to a content delivery network (cdn) via a network for consumption by remote end users.

07/28/16
20160219317 

Low latency visually lossless switching between different compression ratios


Systems and methods for low-delay video streaming featuring multiple video compression ratios. One embodiment of the system includes: a real-time video encoder (rt-ve) that receives an incoming high-definition uncompressed video (hd-uv), processes the incoming hd-uv according to first and second compression ratios, and sends the processed video over a resource reservation communication link to a real-time video decoder (rt-vd).
Valens Semiconductor Ltd.


07/28/16
20160219303 

Systems and methods for encoding source media in matroska container files for adaptive bitrate streaming using hypertext transfer protocol


Systems and methods for encoding source media in matroska container files for adaptive bitrate streaming utilizing hypertext transfer potocol (http) in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes a processor configured via a source encoding application to ingest at least one multimedia file containing a source video.
Sonic Ip, Inc.


07/28/16
20160219121 

Proxy-server device, information processing method, program, terminal device, and content supply system


The present disclosing relates to a proxy server device, sis information processing method, a program, a terminal device, and a content supply system that can enhance the response performance with respect to requests from a inception side by optimizing caching by a proxy server. A proxy-server device according to the present disclosure includes: a monitoring portion that monitors a .request for acquisition of a metafile containing information that a terminal device needs to receive a stream of content, the request being transmitted by the terminal device to a content supply device that delivers the .content over a network in accordance with adaptive streaming technology; an analysis portion that analyzes the monitored request for acquisition of the metafile; and a database portion that accumulates an analysis result of the analysis portion.
Sony Corporation


07/28/16
20160219094 

System and a link surfed http live streaming broadcasting system


A method is described that is executed by a computer system implementing a hypertext transfer protocol (http) to enable serving media files by streaming over http. The method is constructed to enable serving media files that are segmented from multiple sources using switch access points defined in a switch access point (sap) file.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/28/16
20160219092 

Adjusting quality level of media streaming


Techniques described herein relate to adjusting a quality level of media streaming. A user device may transmit a request for a first segment of a media file at a first streaming quality level.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


07/28/16
20160219090 

Bit rate stream switching


Embodiments for changing bit rates in streaming media are provided. As portions of a streaming media file are downloaded for playback, the size of the portion is compared with an expected size determined prior to initiating playback of streaming av data.
Netflix, Inc.


07/28/16
20160219084 

Establishing streaming sessions during remote sessions


Systems and techniques are described for remoting application user interfaces. One of the described techniques includes initiating a remote session with a first user device that allows user interfaces generated by an application to be presented on the first user device and user events associated with the presented user interfaces to be provided as input to the application; and during the remote session with the first user device: receiving a request to initiate a multimedia streaming session between the first user device and a different system through the application; establishing the multimedia streaming session with the different system; and providing the streaming session parameters to the first user device for use by the first user device in establishing a connection between the first user device and the different system and streaming multimedia content over the connection..
Vmware, Inc.


07/28/16
20160219023 

Reducing start-up delay in streaming media sessions


A method is provided for delivering a streaming media asset to a client device. For the method, a request is received over a communication network from a client device for playing a media asset in accordance with a streaming media technique.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


07/28/16
20160218872 

Obfuscation for protection of streaming media and other data flows


A method is provided for obfuscating program code to prevent unauthorized users from accessing video. The method includes receiving an original program code that provides functionality.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216940 

Location-based music content identification


Example techniques disclosed herein relate to location-based music content identification. In an example implementation, a first computing device receives, over one or more networks, a location message comprising location information indicating a particular location of a second computing device at a given time.
Sonos, Inc.


07/28/16
20160214797 

Storage and retrieval system


A product order fulfillment system includes multiple decks arrayed at different levels and defining multilevel decks, at least one autonomous transport vehicle on each of the decks, and configured for holding and transporting a pickface on each deck, at least one lift, traversing and connecting more than one level of the decks, and arranged for lifting and lowering the pickface from the decks, and at least one pickface transfer station on each deck interfacing between the transport vehicle and the at least one lift to effect transfer of the pickface between the transport vehicle and the at least one lift, the at least one lift defines a fulfillment stream of mixed case pickfaces outbound from the multilevel decks to a load fill, at least one stream of the fulfillment stream has an ordered sequence of streaming pickfaces wherein the ordered sequence of streaming pickfaces is based on another fulfillment stream.. .
Symbotic Llc


07/21/16
20160212576 

Sensor having an integrated zigbee® device for communication with zigbee® enabled appliances to control and monitor zigbee® enabled appliances


A sensor device integrates zigbee® technology into power switch device to provide monitoring and control of power usage, as well as operational control of connected devices. The sensor device uses a power line communication (plc) network to transfer collected data and to provide remote control capability to connected appliances.
Asoka Usa Corporation


07/21/16
20160212487 

Method and system for creating seamless narrated videos using real time streaming media


A computer-implemented method and system for creating a streaming media compilation having time-synchronized annotations. The computer-implemented method includes accessing streaming media from one or more external sources through a browser user interface.

07/21/16
20160212481 

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 an id3 tag associated with streaming media presented at a client device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc


07/21/16
20160212453 

Methods and transmitting multimedia files and advertisements


The invention is directed to a method of transmitting a file having an advertising portion and a requested portion different from the advertising portion. The method includes receiving a request to transmit the file, via a streaming protocol allowing non-sequential access, transmitting the advertising portion of the file, receiving a request to transmit a portion of the requested portion of the file prior to completing transmitting the advertising portion of the file, completing the transmission of the advertising portion of the file, and transmitting the requested portion of the file..
Tamiras Per Pte. Ltd., Llc


07/21/16
20160212403 

Image processing and encoding


Encoding and streaming methods and apparatus are described. Objects in negative parallax in frame pairs, e.g., pairs of left and right eye images forming a stereoscopic image, are identified.
Nextvr Inc.


07/21/16
20160212327 

Personal camera companion for real-time streaming


A device may display content being captured by a personal camera associated with a user. The device may receive an indication to stream the content based on a user interaction with the device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


07/21/16
20160212217 

Apparatus, system and supporting streaming over a protocol adaptation layer (pal)


Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of supporting streaming over a protocol adaptation layer (pal). For example, an apparatus may include a first pal communication unit to communicate pal traffic with a second pal communication unit over a communication link, the pal traffic comprising traffic of a pal connection, over a pal, between a first device and a second device, the pal is above a layer of the communication link, the pal traffic comprising data to be communicated between the first device and one or more endpoints via the second device, wherein the first pal communication unit is to communicate an endpoint open stream request and an endpoint open stream response with the second pal communication unit over the communication link..
Intel Corporation


07/21/16
20160212208 

Task-context architecture for efficient data sharing


To provide a more seamless experience across multiple devices, task streaming systems and methods allow a user to create “task-contexts” and manage metadata of files stored across multiple data storage devices and user preferences associated with capabilities of the multiple devices for operating on the file. Furthermore, the task streaming systems and methods are provided to allow task-contexts to be shared from one device to another device.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212189 

Streaming media data transmission method, client and server


A streaming media data transmission method, client and server are used to solve the problem of long time delay of decoding because the client waits a segment with a higher code rate. The client includes: a first processing module configured to determine whether a server distributes a plurality of segments with same content and different code rates; and a second processing module configured to determine whether the server transmits a segment with a high code rate first or transmits a segment with a low code rate first when the first processing module determines that the server distributes a plurality of segments with same content and different code rates.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd


07/21/16
20160212187 

Method and device with intelligent media management


A method (300) and device (200) with intelligent media management is disclosed. The method (300) can include: streaming (310) media content in a wireless communication device; identifying (320) a media signature of the streamed media content; searching (330) a stored library for the identified media signature; and playing (340) locally stored media content, if the search results in finding a match with the identified media signature in the stored library.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


07/21/16
20160212054 

Multiple protocol media streaming


In one example, a streaming media player may select at least one media stream from a plurality media streams based on network conditions. A communication interface may receive a chosen media stream having a chosen bitrate and an alternate media stream having an alternate bitrate on a communication network and configured to determine a bandwidth average for the communication network.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/21/16
20160211982 

A method and arrangements in a communication system for enabling feedback transmission


A method executed on a network node for providing a http streaming service to a ue via broadcasting is suggested. Once it has been determined at the network node that runtime reception reporting is required from a ue for a determined http streaming service, reporting parameters to be applicable for the runtime reception reporting is determined, and provided to the user equipment.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


07/21/16
20160206800 

Remote monitoring interface device and mobile application for medical devices


A remote monitoring mobile application may be installed and executed on a remote interface device. By streaming a log of the treatment data, attending hcps may have continual access to the dialysis machine and patient data at the treatment center.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205663 

Evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service (embms) streaming loss control in a radio sharing concurrent radio access technology (rat) capable mobile device


Embodiments include methods implemented by a processor of a mobile communication device for managing tune-aways by a radio frequency resource supporting a first subscription to support a second subscription. The processor may determine a data loss ratio of the data of a media file that is lost in transmission to the mobile communication device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/14/16
20160205443 

System and real-time advertisments in a broadcast content


A content streaming system includes a streaming server and a cue-point engine is provided. The streaming server receives a request from a user for a multimedia content, obtains a broadcast content including the multimedia content and static advertisements, and obtains a device parameter, a network parameter, and/or user information.
Adsparx Usa Inc


07/14/16
20160205419 

Simultaneous video streaming across multiple channels


Methods and systems for a media controller subsystem that can provide video streaming using a distributed network control server, media server, and virtual network console on a common processing or circuit board and filter and apply restrictions to media content based on one or more of the identity of the vehicle occupant requesting media content, the identity of a portable computational device associated with the vehicle occupant, and the spatial location of the vehicle occupant and/or remote computational device.. .
Autoconnect Holdings Llc


07/14/16
20160205213 

Placeholders for dynamic components in html streaming


A method of speeding up the delivery of a dynamic webpage is disclosed. A request for a webpage is received, the webpage including one or more dynamic components.
Instart Logic, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205188 

Parallel data streaming between cloud-based applications and massively parallel systems


Embodiments relate to parallel data streaming between a first computer system and a second computer system. Aspects include transmitting a request to establish an authenticated connection between a processing job on the first computer system and a process on the second computer system and transmitting a query to the process on the second computer system over the authenticated connection.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160205167 

Adaptive learning periods in html streaming


A method of speeding up the delivery of a dynamic webpage is disclosed. A plurality of responses to a plurality of requests for a webpage is received, the webpage including dynamic components.
Instart Logic, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205166 

Html streaming


A method of speeding up the delivery of a dynamic webpage is disclosed. A request for a webpage is received, the webpage including one or more dynamic components.
Instart Logic, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205164 

Server-side adaptive bit rate control for dlna http streaming clients


Methods and systems are described for adaptively transmitting streaming data to a client. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving, in a server, a request for a data asset from the client, transcoding at least a segment of the data asset according to initial transcoding parameters, transmitting a first fragment of the transcoded segment of the data asset from the server to the client over a communication channel, generating an estimate of a bandwidth of the communications channel at least in part from information acknowledging reception of at least the first fragment of the transcoded segment of the data asset by the client, generating adaptive transcoding parameters at least in part from an estimate of a bandwidth of the communications channel, the estimate generated at the server, transcoding a further segment of the data asset according to the adaptive transcoding parameters, and transmitting the further segment of the data asset..
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205162 

Signaling and processing content with variable bitrates for adaptive streaming


A method for adaptive streaming of a media content, wherein the method comprises receiving a media presentation description that provides presentation information for the media content, determining a plurality of representations from the media presentation description that comprise segments that are provided with bitrate and quality information, selecting a media segment that meets a desired quality level to download from one of the representations, updating a buffered media time for downloading the media segment, and determining when to switch to another representation by comparing the buffered media time to a switching threshold value.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205160 

Multifusion of a stream operator in a streaming application


Embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, a system, and a computer program product for fusing a stream operator into more than one processing element within a streaming application. The method includes receiving an instruction to concurrently fuse, into a second processing element, a stream operator of interest that is fused into a first processing element.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160205158 

Session description information for over-the-air broadcast media data


An over-the-air (ota) broadcast middleware unit is configured to receive aggregated session description data for a plurality of sessions, wherein each of the sessions transports media data related to common media content, and wherein each of the sessions is transmitted as part of an ota broadcast, and extract at least some of the media data from the ota broadcast based on the aggregated session description data. The ota broadcast middleware unit may further deliver the extracted media data to a streaming client, such as a dynamic adaptive streaming over http (dash) client..
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/14/16
20160205148 

Method and device for performing audio/video streaming in wireless communication system


A method for performing audio/video (a/v) streaming between at least one source device and at least one sink device in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a source device comprising: receiving from a sink device an a/v source discovery message for discovering information related to a/v channels that the source device supports; transmitting a response with respect to the a/v source discovery message to the sink device; receiving from the sink device information related to a/v channels selected by the sink device for a/v streaming; performing an a/v stream connection procedure for a/v streaming with the sink device; and transmitting an a/v stream to the sink device by using information related to a/v channels selected by the sink device.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/14/16
20160203627 

Computed volume sonography


The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods which avow for ultrasound parameter estimation to occur at specific advantageous sets of points in a two- or three-dimensional field of view within re-configurable, massively parallel, programmable architectures that can accommodate the input/output streaming, data movement or storage, and computation requirements. In one embodiment, a power efficient system is used for processing the data thereby increasing the ability of the system to be used for hand carried or mobile ultrasound applications.
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203626 

Display of context based animated content in electronic map


Aspects provide for selection and display of context-based animated objects and streaming video content display within an electronic map presentation. Animated content data collected from network data sources includes live-action video or animation representations of the location-based user activity.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203574 

Method and system for detecting violation of intellectual property rights of a digital file


A computer-based method and system for detecting violation of intellectual property rights of a digital file, comprising, in a distribution channel, digitally sending or streaming the file from a sending party to a receiving party, adding a watermark to the digital file at the sending party prior to sending or streaming the file, wherein the watermark comprises an identifier of the sending and receiving party(s), as well as a unique file id. In one embodiment, the party is informed about user and/or customer behavior, and can take precautions..

07/14/16
20160203512 

Systems and methods for leveraging social queuing to simulate ticket purchaser behavior


A method for simulating a social media account history may be provided. The method may include generating social media identification information (“social media id”).
Complete Entertainment Resources Limited


07/14/16
20160203122 

Systems and methods for detecting and coordinating changes in lexical items


Systems and methods for efficiently detecting and coordinating step changes, trends, cycles, and bursts affecting lexical items within data streams are provided. Data streams can be sourced from documents that can optionally be labeled with metadata.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/07/16
20160198239 

Personalized integrated video user experience


A personalized integrated video user experience enables a user to view full screen streaming content utilizing an overlaid user interface to navigate throughout the experience. Included in the experience is scrubber branding as well as embedded unlockable contextual content that is presented to the user at specified times.
Sony Dadc Us Inc.


07/07/16
20160198236 

Streaming media transmission method and system, user equipment, and server


Embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of communications technologies, and provide a streaming media transmission method, apparatus, and system. The method includes: receiving, by ue, usd information and an mpd file of a first media file, where the usd information includes a delivery method element, the delivery method element includes indication information used for indicating a first media stream file that is of the first media file and sent in a unicast manner or a media content segment of the first media stream file; and when the ue is in an mbms service area, acquiring a media content segment of a second media stream file in a broadcast manner; or when the ue is not in an mbms service area, acquiring a media content segment of the first media stream file from a specified server in a unicast manner according to the indication information..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160198225 

Viewing conditions estimation for adaptive delivery of visual information in a viewing environment


Visual information may be delivered to streaming-capable devices in a viewing environment, such as a home environment or a commercial environment. The visual information can be adapted to user behavior and/or viewing conditions in such a way as to deliver a satisfactory user experience while conserving network resources, such as bandwidth and/or capacity.
Vid Scale, Inc


07/07/16
20160198220 

Content supply apparatus, content supply method, program, terminal apparatus, and content supply system


The present disclosure relates to a content supply apparatus, a content supply method, a program, a terminal apparatus, and a content supply system that allow to quickly check content delivered in dash. A content supply apparatus of the present disclosure includes: a combining unit that generates mosaic ch streaming data by disposing and combining together video of a plurality of pieces of content delivered through viewing channels; a mosaic ch segment stream generating unit that generates a mosaic ch segment stream switchable to/from another mosaic channel at a minimum delay time, based on the mosaic ch streaming data; a usd generating unit that generates a usd having introduced therein a mosaic element related to a screen configuration of the mosaic ch segment stream; and a multicasting unit that multicasts the mosaic ch segment stream and the usd.
Sony Corporation


07/07/16
20160198199 

Method and controlling streaming of video content


A method for controlling streaming of video content delivered over a communications network. The method comprises setting a transfer threshold of at least one buffer involved in delivery of the streamed video content based upon expected delays in the communications network, wherein the transfer threshold comprises a minimum amount of data to be contained in the buffer before data is forwarded from the buffer.
Telefonaktebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/07/16
20160198140 

System and preemptive and adaptive 360 degree immersive video streaming


A method for delivering streaming 3d video to an electronic device is presented, the method including storing scene files including unwrapped hemispherical representations of scenes for left and right eye perspective views in first and second video files, respectively. The method includes transmitting the scene files of the left and right eye perspective views to the electronic having head tracking capabilities, 3d video streaming capabilities, and 3d viewing capabilities into the electronic device.
3doo, Inc.


07/07/16
20160198068 

Devices and methods for facilitating frame dropping in remote display applications


Source devices are adapted to facilitate video data streaming to a sink device. According to one example, a source device can capture a plurality of frames of video data, each frame including a set of graphical command tokens.
Qualcommm Incorporated


07/07/16
20160198013 

Apparatus and providing streaming contents


A method and apparatus for an adaptive hypertext transfer protocol (http) streaming service using metadata of content are provided. The metadata may include a minbuffertime attribute indicating a minimum amount of initially buffered media content.
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Korea Aeropsace University


07/07/16
20160198012 

Adaptive data streaming method with push messages control


There is provided methods for managing streaming over communication networks. Server and client devices share a push policy so that the client device may anticipate data pushes by the server.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha




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

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