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System and method for effectively controlling client behavior in adaptive streaming

Futurewei Technologies

System and method for effectively controlling client behavior in adaptive streaming

Packet transmission protocol supporting downloading and streaming

Samsung Electronics

Packet transmission protocol supporting downloading and streaming

Packet transmission protocol supporting downloading and streaming

Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Media streaming in mobile networks with improved efficiency

Date/App# patent app List of recent Streaming-related patents
01/29/15
20150033023
 Preventing playback of streaming video if ads are removed patent thumbnailnew patent Preventing playback of streaming video if ads are removed
A digitally signed manifest file includes metadata that specifies whether a policy regarding the digital signature should be enforced. The policy is then used to generate additional metadata associated with the program and ad content of the video stream.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
01/29/15
20150032901
 System and  spatial adaptation in adaptive streaming patent thumbnailnew patent System and spatial adaptation in adaptive streaming
Systems, methods, and devices for spatial adaptation with dynamic adaptive streaming are disclosed. In an embodiment, systems, methods and devices are disclosed for signaling a spatial relationship of one or more tiles in a tiled presentation with an attribute in a media presentation description.
Futurewei Technologies Inc:
01/29/15
20150032900
 System for seamlessly switching between a cloud-rendered application and a full-screen video sourced from a content server patent thumbnailnew patent System for seamlessly switching between a cloud-rendered application and a full-screen video sourced from a content server
A system and method for seamlessly integrating efficient digital content media streaming with a flexible browsing interface for display on a viewing device. The invention relates to rendering an interface in a remote interface display on a remote server and streaming that remote interface display as a data stream to an appliance coupled to a viewing device.
01/29/15
20150032899
 Media streaming in mobile networks with improved efficiency patent thumbnailnew patent Media streaming in mobile networks with improved efficiency
The invention relates to a mobile telecommunication device (22) comprising: a receiver (40) for receiving content data via a mobile telecommunication network; a play-out buffer (41) for holding downloaded but yet un-played content data; a media reader (42) for reading content data at a media rate from the play-out buffer and for sending content to a display or speaker for rendering; a segment request controller (46) for sending media segment requests to a remote server; a buffer fill monitor (45) for checking a fill level of the play-out buffer, continuously or at least at the end of a media segment download. The segment request controller (46) is configured switch between a state of continuously requesting media segments and a state of not requesting any media segments.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
01/29/15
20150032859
 Mobile device streaming media application patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile device streaming media application
A system and process for coordinating streaming content or messages is provided. A network-connected server maintains a database containing media content-related data, such as the text of a message, accompanying media, time of airing, payment and related comments.
01/29/15
20150032855
 System and  effectively controlling client behavior in adaptive streaming patent thumbnailnew patent System and effectively controlling client behavior in adaptive streaming
The present invention teaches new solutions based on an alternative approach to controlling client behavior in adaptive streaming applications, namely, server managed adaptive streaming. In this approach, the client makes requests for streaming content and provides extra information about its behaviors, and the server verifies the information to determine if the requests can be granted.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032854
 System and  network-assisted adaptive streaming patent thumbnailnew patent System and network-assisted adaptive streaming
A system, method and device are configured to guarantee bandwidth to adaptive streaming clients through negotiation with a network unit to achieve better quality of services in adaptive streaming that utilizes network bandwidth conditions more accurately than based on client estimations.. .
Futurewei Technologies Inc.
01/29/15
20150032852
 Method and system for concurrent web based multi-task support patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for concurrent web based multi-task support
Supporting of web multitasking via a single web browser is important, especially for small sized communication device where a displayed web browser screen is a precious resource. The supporting of the web multitasking improves efficiency for use of the web browser resources for daily works, for example, while a person accessing a streaming video in a storage space across world wide web, the person also needs to handle an emergent incoming email.
01/29/15
20150032851
 Streaming media content patent thumbnailnew patent Streaming media content
A method for serving a media stream to a client device includes transmitting a media stream encoded at a first bitrate to a client device and receiving one or more control messages from the client device. Each control message indicates a player state of a media player of the client device at a time corresponding to the control message and a buffer state of a buffer of the client device at the time.
Google Inc.
01/29/15
20150032845
 Packet transmission protocol supporting downloading and streaming patent thumbnailnew patent Packet transmission protocol supporting downloading and streaming
A method and apparatus generate and process transport packets. A method of processing a transport packet at receiving entity includes identifying, in response to receiving the transport packet, a payload type based on a field indicating the payload type in a packet header for the transport packet.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032697
new patent

System and dynamic and automatic synchronization and manipulation of real-time and on-line streaming media


The present invention relates generally to a system that creates a real-time collaboration and synchronization of multiple, disparate media components, and more particularly to a system that creates dynamic relations and includes notations and annotations in text, audio, video, bookmark, and marked area without affecting the integrity of the original media source making it possible to later search any of these components independently using regular text search or further phonetic and image recognition searches.. .
Cut2it, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032652
new patent

System and process for increasing convergence of potential donors to actual donors of projects seeking crowdfunding


A system and process for increasing convergence of potential donors to actual donors of projects seeking crowdfunding is disclosed. In some embodiments, the system connects streaming video conversations, individual personal profiles, and fundable project descriptions to provide a potential project donor with a set of in-depth contextually relevant information resources related to a project seeking crowdfunding.
01/29/15
20150030306
new patent

Synchronizing the storing of streaming video


A method, system, and computer-readable medium for synchronizing video are described. The system captures video data with a camera, the video data including a first video data segment and a second video data segment.
Micropower Technologies, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030084
new patent

Techniques for streaming video quality analysis


Improved techniques for streaming video quality analysis are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a processor element, an identification component for execution by the processor element to determine frame identifications for each of a set of tagged video frames based on frame identifiers contained in the tagged video frames, each frame identifier comprising multiple markers, each marker comprising a macroblock pattern corresponding to a symbol according to a frame identification scheme, and an analysis component for execution by the processor element to determine one or more quality metrics by comparing the set of tagged video frames with a set of reference video frames based on the frame identifications.
01/29/15
20150030071
new patent

Motion vector reuse for adaptive bit rate streaming


A device for motion vector reuse for adaptive bit rate streaming may include a first encoder, a second encoder, and a network interface. The first encoder may be configured to perform motion estimation on a video content item to generate motion vectors for the video content item and to encode the video content item using the generated motion vectors and based at least in part on a first adaptive bit rate (abr) profile to generate a first encoded stream.
Broadcom Corporation
01/29/15
20150030022
new patent

System and seamless switchover between unicast and multicast sources of over-the-top streams


A method and system for switching between a unicast streaming source and a multicast streaming source of over-the-top (ott) streams are provided. The method includes retrieving an ott unicast stream from the unicast streaming source and an ott multicast stream from the multicast streaming source, wherein there is a time delay between the ott unicast stream and the ott multicast stream; synchronizing the ott unicast stream and the ott multicast stream to compensate for the time delay; selecting one of the ott unicast stream and the ott multicast stream; and switching to a streaming source of the selected ott stream..
Imvision Software Technologies Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029396
new patent

Networked programmable timecode and metadata transfer system


A networked, multi-channel, and bi-directional programmable datalink timecode system including a generator apparatus that connects to and provides timecode, genlock, metadata, and streaming audio and video images to networked devices via wired and wireless networks. System includes software on a computer hardware device capable of connecting to and receiving streaming timecode, metadata, and streaming audio and video images from a generator apparatus.
01/22/15
20150026757

Web caching with security as a service


In one implementation, web-cache deployed in the enterprise premises and cloud-based secaas are combined such that similar identity-based polices are enforced on both the secaas and content delivered from the web-cache. This identity-based policy implementation outside the network using secaas and within the network for web-cached content provides consistent identity-based security while still providing content to end-users with high performance.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026714

Systems and methods of sharing video experiences


A system and method of sharing video experiences are described. A request may be received from a first device to view video content being captured by a second device.
Ebay Inc.
01/22/15
20150026565

Xml streaming transformer (xst)


The present invention includes devices and methods to specify a document transformation. A template specifies a transformation that is applied to a document in a streaming mode, without building a full object tree in memory representing the document..
Open Invention Networks, Llc
01/22/15
20150026413

Access map-pattern match based prefetch unit for a processor


In an embodiment, a processor may implement an access map-pattern match (ampm)-based prefetcher in which patterns may include wild cards for some cache blocks. The wild card may match any access for the corresponding cache block (e.g.
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150026358

Metadata information signaling and carriage in dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol


A computer program product that when executed by a processor causes a network device to obtain a media presentation description (mpd) that comprises instructions for retrieving one or more segments from a plurality of adaptation sets, sending a first segment request for one or more segments from a first adaptation set in accordance with the instructions provided in the mpd, receiving the segment from the first adaptation set, selecting one or more segments from a second adaptation set based on the one or more segments from the first adaptation set, sending a second segment request that requests the one or more segments from the second adaptation set, and receiving the one or more segments from the second adaptation set in response to the second segment request, wherein the first adaptation set comprises timed metadata information, and wherein the second adaptation set comprises media content.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026310

Stream duration management


In general, in one aspect, streaming content is received from a server, the streaming content being stored and queued for client-side playback from the server. Information about the streaming content is received.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
01/22/15
20150026309

Systems and methods for adaptive streaming control


Systems and methods for adaptive streaming control include a network, a network device, and a plurality of media clients served by the network. The network device monitors media session conditions for a media session with a media client served by the network and enforces policy on the media session based on the media session conditions.
Avvasi Inc.
01/22/15
20150026308

Attributing users to audience segments


A streaming media server inserts contextual markers into a media stream being delivered to an end user device for play out to an end user. The contextual markers can be inserted in-band into spot blocks, and can be used to identify media items included in the spot block.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026252

Streaming media search and playback system


A method is provided for playing back media from a network. The method includes receiving a search criteria from a network enabled device.
01/22/15
20150026220

Offloading projection of fixed and variable length database columns


In an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, a computer-implemented method includes determining that a database query warrants a first projection operation to project a plurality of input rows to a plurality of projected rows, where each of the plurality of input rows has one or more variable-length columns. A first projection control block is constructed, by a computer processor, to describe the first projection operation.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026199

Hardware projection of fixed and variable length columns of database tables


In an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a hardware accelerator, a first instruction to project a first plurality of database rows, where each of the first plurality of database rows has one or more variable-length columns. The first plurality of database rows are projected, by a computer processor, to produce a first plurality of projected rows.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026198

Hardware projection of fixed and variable length columns of database tables


In an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a hardware accelerator, a first instruction to project a first plurality of database rows, where each of the first plurality of database rows has one or more variable-length columns. The first plurality of database rows are projected, by a computer processor, to produce a first plurality of projected rows.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026197

Offloading projection of fixed and variable length database columns


In an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, a computer-implemented method includes determining that a database query warrants a first projection operation to project a plurality of input rows to a plurality of projected rows, where each of the plurality of input rows has one or more variable-length columns. A first projection control block is constructed, by a computer processor, to describe the first projection operation.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150025970

Real time advertising campaigns utilizing streaming analytics engines


The disclosure provides methods and systems for use in real time advertising campaigns and advertisement targeting. The systems sample streams of electronic data in real time.
Yahoo! Inc.
01/22/15
20150025663

Delivery of synchronised soundtracks for electronic media content


A method and system for streaming a soundtrack from a server to a remote user device for a reader of electronic media content. The soundtrack is defined by multiple audio regions.
Booktrack Holdings Limited
01/22/15
20150024839

Game clip popularity based control


Example apparatus and methods concern managing the encoding and storing of game clips that are automatically generated to record video game highlights. Encoding game clips for smooth streaming using adaptive bit rates requires significant processing resources and storing the multiple bit rate encodings consumes significant storage.
Microsoft Corporation
01/22/15
20150023404

Quality optimization with buffer and horizon constraints in adaptive streaming


Techniques are provided for optimizing quality in adaptive streaming, where information is obtained relating to encoding bitrates and content quality scores for content segments of a content stream. The content segments of the content stream are provided by a content server and downloaded by a computing device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150023372

Digital device, network and streaming audio or video data


A digital device for streaming audio and/or video data has a signal processor configured to process blocks of samples of the audio and/or video data. The signal processor requires a block processing time to respectively process a block of samples.
Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
01/22/15
20150023190

Method and location based cell reselection and handovers


A method and apparatus are disclosed that enable a client terminal to decode additional information about one or more neighboring cells while maintaining connection with a serving cell. This enables the client terminal to resume the normal user data reception and transmission faster when compared to conventional methods.
Mbit Wireless, Inc.
01/22/15
20150022674

Wireless video camera


A wireless video camera that permits bookmarking of objects in the surrounding environment of the camera. When a remote user selects to see (via streaming video) a previously bookmarked object, the camera determines the appropriate camera viewing parameter to replicate the bookmarked view of the object.
Koss Corporation
01/15/15
20150020153

Collaborative media presentation service with usage rights enforcement


An online collaborative media presentation service is provided. Users of the online service can create highly customized profiles that contain personal profile information and information on media files and other topics of interest.
Myspace Music Llc
01/15/15
20150020119

Personalized user interface for managing multimedia streams


The disclosure is related to a personalized user interface having at least one moving image produced based on a multimedia stream received in real time from a preferred streaming server. A service server for providing the personalized user interface may perform receiving multimedia streams transmitted in real time from preferred streaming servers selected based on user interface configuration information, obtaining personalized items based on the user interface configuration information, producing a single multimedia stream for the personalized user interface by combining the received multimedia streams and the obtained personalized items, and transmitting the produced single multimedia stream to the user device..
Kt Corporation
01/15/15
20150019982

System, devices, and platform for security


A system, platform and network are disclosed. The system may be 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.
01/15/15
20150019981

System, devices, and platform for education, entertainment


A system, platform and network are disclosed. The system may be at least partially enabled by one or more processors, and may include a first device having a display for displaying a selected content item made accessible to the first device via download and/or streaming from a network.
01/15/15
20150019968

Methods and systems for facilitating media-on-demand-based channel changing


An exemplary method includes a media service system providing a manifest file for use by a media player to perform adaptive bitrate switching in accordance with an adaptive bitrate streaming heuristic, the manifest file including data that associates a first media program provided by an on-demand media service with a first bitrate and a second media program provided by the on-demand media service with a second bitrate; directing the media player to present the first media program; detecting, while the first media program is being presented, a channel change command provided by the user; and directing, in response to the channel change command, the media player to switch from presenting the first media program to presenting the second media program by providing the media player with a command to use the manifest file to switch from the first bitrate to the second bitrate. Corresponding methods and systems are also disclosed..
Verizon And Redbox Digital Entertainment Services, Llc
01/15/15
20150019964

Non-disruptive interactive interface during streaming


The present invention relates to a non-disruptive interactive interface accessible over the streaming of content on a computer, and more specifically to a service in which at the request of a client computer, a host server sends back a code to create a divider that is generated by the client's browser, which opens on the client's media player an interactive interface capable of receiving input and exchanging information over the streaming in progress. The present invention further relates to a community network connecting a client with a unified host system in which a host provides viewers with content and social networking, and provides content providers (including advertisers and sponsors) with a mode of distributing, advertising and sponsoring content as well as using social networking for analytics results.
Mainstream Media Unplugged Limited
01/15/15
20150019866

Systems and methods for automatically generating top level index files


Systems and methods for automatically generating top level index files for use in adaptive bitrate streaming in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment of the method of the invention includes receiving a request from a playback device at a playback server, where the request identifies a piece of content, retrieving a list of assets associated with the identified piece of content using the playback server, filtering the list of assets using at least one predetermined criterion using the playback server, generating a top level index file describing each asset in the filtered list of assets using the playback server, and sending the top level index file to the playback device using the playback server..
Sonic Ip, Inc.
01/15/15
20150019840

Highly integrated scalable, flexible dsp megamodule architecture


This invention addresses implements a range of interesting technologies into a single block. Each dsp cpu has a streaming engine.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
01/15/15
20150019751

Providing hosted virtual desktop infrastructure services


In an example embodiment, a device provides a connection to an endpoint coupled with a first network to a virtual desktop client coupled with a second network. The device obtains data from the virtual desktop client which client which includes at least one link to data available from an external server, such as streaming media.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/15/15
20150019749

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.
01/15/15
20150019646

System and enabling a peer-to-peer (p2p) connection


A system and method are provided that enable a registrar or other server or proxy device to be used to provide a path between a pair of endpoint devices for exchanging addressing information, in order to establish a direct p2p connection. Once that connection is established, the connection may be used for any p2p data communications, e.g.
Blackberry Limited
01/15/15
20150019633

Methods and making byte-specific modifications to requested content


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.
01/15/15
20150019629

Just-in-time dereferencing of remote elements in dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol


A method of dereferencing by a client in a network implementing dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (http) (dash), the method comprising receiving a first period of streaming content containing a message instructing the client to retrieve an updated media presentation description (mpd) and containing an indicator indicating a location from which the client is to retrieve the updated mpd, retrieving the updated mpd, and dereferencing a link in the updated mpd, wherein the link indicates a location of content to be streamed in a second period of streaming content described in the updated mpd, and wherein the client performs the dereferencing at a time before an end of the first period of streaming content that is twice a length of a minimum buffer time.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
01/15/15
20150019614

Method and system of managing and delivering various forms of content


This document describes a method and system through which various forms of content may be ingested, managed, converted, repurposed, and delivered to content-accessing users. The method and system are comprised, in essence, of a software based platform, which may be itself primarily a unique closed environment and/or accessible primarily via a more open configuration (such as via a cloud based digital ecosystem).
01/15/15
20150017023

Apparatuses and methods for modulating fluids using acoustically oscillating solid structures


An acoustofluidic apparatus is provided that functions by the generation of microstreaming in fluid produced by the oscillation of oscillatory elements excited by an energy input such as acoustic energy. An acoustofluidic apparatus includes an oscillatory energy field generator in energetic contact with one or more oscillatory elements contained in a fluid passage.
The Penn State Research Foundation
01/15/15
20150016804

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.
01/15/15
20150016504

Extensions of motion-constrained tile sets sei message for interactivity


An extension to the motion-constrained tile sets sei message provides functionality to signal all tiles are independently decodable and to signal the rois that may have more than one tile per roi. With this extension, the functionality to redefine any independently decodable region-of-interest in a cvs at a coding tree unit level based on user interactivity is enabled.
Sony Corporation
01/15/15
20150015901

Image processing system and method


Image processing system for generating control signals for printing means, from source image data from an image source, comprising a raster image processing and layout module configured to convert said source image data into a first lane bitmap element and a second lane bitmap element; a streaming processor arranged to receive said first lane bitmap element and said second lane bitmap element, and position signals comprising position data for said first and/or said second lane image in the printed image; said streaming processor being configured to generate control signals for the printing means based on said first lane bitmap element, said second lane bitmap element, and said position signals in order to be able to adjust the position of said first lane image and/or the position of the second lane image in the printed image.. .
Xeikon Ip Bv
01/15/15
20150015789

Method and device for rendering selected portions of video in high resolution


A method and an electronic device for rendering a selected portion in a video displayed in a higher resolution in a pull-based streaming are provided. The electronic device, when a user selects a portion of the video at a first resolution, identifies display coordinates associated with the video played at the first resolution.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150015666

Method and providing 3d video streaming service


In order to provide a three-dimensional (3d) video streaming service to a user terminal, user characteristic information including eyesight information of the left eye and the right eye of a user is received from the user terminal. Then, one of quality of a left image and that of a right image is improved in accordance with the eyesight information so that an image with improved quality is transmitted to the user terminal..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
01/08/15
20150012959

Method and system for switching subscriber content


Embodiments of the present invention provide that a content provider itself provide subscription content to a device of a second type, rather than to a device of a first type. For example, the device of the second type may be a mobile telephone or the like, whilst the device of the first type may be a set-top box.
Nokia Corporation
01/08/15
20150012929

Network controlled streaming


There is provided a node in a content distribution network, the node arranged to distribute content to a plurality of clients. The node comprises a client monitor and a quality module.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
01/08/15
20150012840

Identification and sharing of selections within streaming content


A tool for identifying selections of streaming content such as video, movies, and audio, establishes connections to an input device (stylus, mouse, trackball, a touch screen, etc.) and an output device (smart television, computer screen, etc.) or a streaming content server (on-demand server, cable tv decoder, online radio station, etc.). A user selects a portion of the streaming content such as by tapping or circling a person, place or thing in a video, using the input device, and the selection criteria are used to look up pre-tagged content or to submit to image or audio recognition services.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/08/15
20150012812

Method for generating an electronic signature


In a method for generating an electronic signature, a web server provides a webpage to be displayed on a touch screen of an electronic device, receives a representative signal of a handwritten signature inputted by a signer and a dynamic image that presents a motion of the signer during signing the handwritten signature captured by the dynamic image capturing module simultaneously with the inputting of the handwritten signature. Afterward, the web server stores the dynamic image as a streaming file, compiles a data file that includes the representative signal and the streaming file, and executes the data file in the webpage as an electronic signature..
Thinkcloud Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150012726

Loop streaming detector for standard and complex instruction types


A processor includes a microcode storage comprising a plurality of microcode flows and a decode logic coupled to the microcode storage. The decode logic is configured to receive a first instruction, decode the first instruction into an entry point vector to a first microcode flow in the microcode storage, the entry point vector comprising a first indicator specifying a number of clock cycles associated with the first microcode flow, initiate the microcode storage, wherein the microcode storage inserts microinstructions of the first microcode flow into an instruction queue, count clock cycles after initiating the microcode storage, and decode a second instruction without first receiving a return from the microcode storage, wherein the second instruction is decoded at a particular clock cycle based on the number of clock cycles associated with the first microcode flow..
01/08/15
20150012662

Smart pre-fetching for peer assisted on-demand media


A “media sharer” operates within peer-to-peer (p2p) networks to provide a dynamic peer-driven system for streaming high quality multimedia content, such as a video-on-demand (vod) service, to participating peers while minimizing server bandwidth requirements. In general, the media sharer provides a peer-assisted framework wherein participating peers assist the server in delivering on-demand media content to other peers.
Microsoft Corporation
01/08/15
20150012660

Method and quick content channel discovery, streaming, and switching


An approach is provided for quick content channel discovery, and with minimal latency, streaming of a content stream, and switching from one content stream to another content stream available from various content providers. A method includes a buffering of one or more original content streams from one or more provider sources to generate one or more buffered content streams by at least one buffering service.
Nokia Corporation
01/08/15
20150012619

Time shifted transcoded streaming (tsts) system and method


A method and system for transmitting multimedia content from a server to a client device includes a source multimedia retriever to retrieve source multimedia content data. A transcoded multimedia retriever retrieves transcoded multimedia content data, the transcoded multimedia content data being a transcoded version of the source multimedia content, and the transcoded multimedia content data being time shifted with respect to the source multimedia content data.
01/08/15
20150012615

Redistributing sources for adaptive bit rate streaming


A system includes one or more network media service devices, with each network media node operably connected upstream to one or more gateway devices. At least one of the network media service devices is configured to intercept an abr-related request to receive digital media content for a media channel sent from a client set top box to a remote abr server located upstream from the at least one network media device, identify a second gateway device that is storing the digital media content, the second gateway device having previously received the digital media content from the remote abr server, and return a network address of the second gateway device to the client set top box for use by the client set top box to receive the digital media content from the second gateway device.
Broadcom Corporation
01/08/15
20150012500

System and reading file blocks


A system and method for reading file blocks includes reading an inode associated with the file from the file system, the inode including one or more first block pointers, determining a height of a file tree associated with the file, and determining whether a value of a second block pointer selected from the one or more first block pointers is consistent with the file having been stored using a block allocation pattern. When the value of the second block pointer is consistent with the file having been stored using the block allocation pattern the method further includes pre-fetching a plurality of file blocks based on the block allocation pattern, verifying that the pre-fetched file blocks are consistent with the file tree, and retrieving one or more data blocks of the file.
Red Hat, Inc.
01/08/15
20150012333

System and context dependent streaming services


What is disclosed is a system to deliver at least one of content and services to a first device based on the first device's context, the system comprising a cloud service coupled to the first device by a network, wherein the cloud service obtains information from the first device over the network; determines context of the first device based on information obtained from the device; assembles a package based on the determined context, said package comprising at least one of content and services; and sends the package to the first device over the network.. .
Toushay Inc.


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