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06/16/16
20160174195 
 Embms audio packets protection in dual-sim dual-standby or srlte mobile device patent thumbnailEmbms audio packets protection in dual-sim dual-standby or srlte mobile device
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus determines a timing of each of one or more audio transmissions of one or more audio segments through multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) streaming via a first radio access technology (rat), where the mbms streaming includes the one or more audio segments and one or more video segments.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/16/16
20160174036 
 Establishing presence by identifying audio sample and position patent thumbnailEstablishing presence by identifying audio sample and position
Systems and methods to capture, in a first device, a sample of audio data streaming from a server, transmit the sample to the server, and receive, in the first device, access to a secure service provided by the server when the server verifies that the first device is at a location of the audio based on the sample.. .
Google Inc.


06/16/16
20160173944 
 Processing techniques in audio-visual streaming systems patent thumbnailProcessing techniques in audio-visual streaming systems
Techniques are disclosed that generally relate to content delivery techniques in audio-visual systems. In an audio-visual system, a method of using sensors to incrementally present content elements on a display includes presenting a first content element on the display, receiving first data from a sensor, the first data associated with a first distance.
Vessel Group, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173943 
 System and  delivering media content at predetermined times patent thumbnailSystem and delivering media content at predetermined times
A method and system for delivering media content to a user at predetermined times. A processing unit of the system receives streamed media content data and causes a display device to display the media content.

06/16/16
20160173926 
 Systems and methods for automated extraction of closed captions in real time or near real-time and tagging of streaming data for advertisements patent thumbnailSystems and methods for automated extraction of closed captions in real time or near real-time and tagging of streaming data for advertisements
System and methods for finding and accessing target content from audio and video content sources, including means and methods for extracting captions from audio and video content sources; searching the captions for a mention of at least one target; extracting audio and video segments relating to the at least one target; delivering extracted audio and video segments to a user device; analyzing the results for target content; thereby providing a method for quickly finding and accessing desired audio and video content from a large number of sources.. .

06/16/16
20160173915 
 Adaptive streaming to multicast and constrained-fidelity constant bit rate encoding patent thumbnailAdaptive streaming to multicast and constrained-fidelity constant bit rate encoding
This disclosure describes and adaptive bit rate encoding and distribution techniques for conserving bandwidth usage in a channel. The invention comprises, an encoder or transcoder, a video fragmenter, a video-quality analyzer that output complexity values, a streaming server, a process by which individual fragments are selected for distribution, a video-quality threshold., and, optionally a bandwidth reclamation factor.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


06/16/16
20160173825 
 Real-time visual customer support enablement system and method patent thumbnailReal-time visual customer support enablement system and method
Disclosed is a system and method for providing real-time visual customer support. In one embodiment, the present system is configured to enhance native phone communication by simultaneously being able to deliver one-way real-time visual streaming from the end consumer.
Livegenic Inc.


06/16/16
20160173788 
 Systems and methods to achieve interactive special effects patent thumbnailSystems and methods to achieve interactive special effects
Methods and systems facilitate efficient and effective special effects in video streaming. In one embodiment, an apparatus enables special effects by decoding video frames in accordance with a decoding process.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173663 
 Scalable, live transcoding with support for adaptive streaming and failover patent thumbnailScalable, live transcoding with support for adaptive streaming and failover
A system and method for a live streaming platform that can redundantly process input streams in parallel ingestion pipelines is disclosed herein. Ingested input streams in the parallel pipelines can be segmented using a segmentation function that creates identical segments in each of the streams in the pipelines.
Google Inc.


06/16/16
20160173558 
 Method and  capacity dimensioning in a communication network patent thumbnailMethod and capacity dimensioning in a communication network
A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for calculating a capacity for high speed packet access data in a link in a communications network are disclosed. For example, the method initializes parameters associated with streaming data, long elastic data and short elastic data, determines, via a processor, a capacity value such that a quality of service metric is met for the streaming data, the long elastic data and the short elastic data and provisions the link with the capacity value if the quality of service metric is met..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


06/16/16
20160173555 

Wireless broadband network with integrated streaming multimedia services


In this invention, we disclose a multimedia streaming base station used preferably in a wireless communication network. The multimedia streaming base station is capable of capturing, storing, encoding, and transmitting multimedia via a local multimedia capture device.
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173553 

Throttling content download in adaptive http live streaming


streaming content protocols typically provide playlists, a file that lists the location of each segment of a content stream. The playlist may change as the content server adds content to the content stream or because the length of the content stream continues to grow.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173552 

Gateway server conditioned media streaming


Modern audio and video content typically provides multiple programming, such as multiple alternate video versions, multiple language options, and possibly also closed captioning or subtitles in multiple languages. Gateway conditioned media streaming provides systems and methods for conditioning multimedia content according to the preferences of a recipient client device, such that the device receives the preferred video, audio, and/or closed captioning automatically and regardless of the application used to play the content.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173551 

System and session mobility for adaptive bitrate streaming


A system is provided, having a server, a first device for receiving a first plurality of segments of a media data stream from the server, and a second device for receiving a second plurality of segments of the media data stream from the server. A processor of the second device is configured to select said second plurality of segments of the media data stream depending on the context information, and depending on a replay offset or on a segment being rendered last by the first device or on a segment being received last by the first device.
Bitmovin Gmbh


06/16/16
20160173548 

Head unit for providing multi-streaming service between different devices, streaming control method thereof, and computer readable medium for executing the method


A head unit for a vehicle, for providing a multi-streaming service between different devices is disclosed. The head unit includes a resource controller for permitting access of a plurality of mobile terminals and exclusively reproducing each resource so as to occupy only one content in each resource within a control range for each respective content of at least one content provided from a plurality of accessed mobile terminals.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160171963 

Method, system and computer-readable recording medium for removing active noise of car


An active noise removal system includes smart glasses for transmitting sampled ambient noise via a bluetooth hands-free streaming channel to a head unit, and the head unit for outputting sound by offsetting noise using the received ambient noise through output feedback of a phase wave. Since ambient noise may be safely transmitted via a bluetooth hands-free streaming channel connected between smart glasses and a head unit, the head unit may offset noise very accurately and thus sound effects may be maximized..
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160171520 

Method and system for monitoring and rewarding the consumption of streaming media


Disclosed are systems and methods for rewarding streaming media consumption of a media consumer with a redeemable electronic reward.. .
Autography Llc


06/16/16
20160171102 

Runtime adaptable search processor


A runtime adaptable search processor is disclosed. The search processor provides high speed content search capability to meet the performance need of network line rates growing to 1 gbps, 10 gbps and higher.

06/16/16
20160170940 

Font data streaming


Provided is a method for font data streaming for time-based video/audio presentations where content is transmitted in small increments and transmission continues while a previously transmitted portion is viewed or played. Different subsets of characters of the same font are assembled together on a device and previously sent characters are reused for rendering subsequent text strings.
Monotype Imaging Inc.


06/16/16
20160170706 

System for optimizing bluetooth streaming and method therefor


A system for optimizing bluetooth streaming includes a head unit including a bluetooth module for bluetooth pairing with a mobile device. A logic module is configured to correct sound quality of a selected media file by optimizing the media file reproduced by the mobile device.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/09/16
20160165657 

Directed application control of user device radio


Techniques described herein provide coupling an application to a radio of a user device to, for example, optimize media streaming services. Implementations include receiving, by a user device, first data of a file and second data of the file.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165620 

Systems and methods for integrated security access control for video and audio streaming


A security server in a communication network determines a number of available channels for a plurality of mobile devices and allocates one channel of the available channels to one of the mobile devices based on at least one priority parameter. The security server further receives data including at least one of audio data and video data from the one mobile device over the one channel and transmits the audio data and/or video data to at least one different device configured to display the audio data and/or video data..
Lenel Systems International, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165558 

Techniques for synchronizing timing of wireless streaming transmissions to multiple sink devices


Methods, systems, apparatuses, and devices are described for synchronizing timing of wireless streaming transmissions to multiple sink devices. A source device may identify timing information associated with a common timing source, e.g., a media timing source at multimedia layer or a wi-fi timing source, and send the timing information to the sink devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/09/16
20160165319 

Method of targeted ad insertion using http live streaming protocol


A content delivery system and method that receives a request for a content stream that includes splice points. The method receives a playlist that includes an ordered list of media segment files that represent the content stream, and splice point tags, where generation of the media segment files aligns segment boundaries with the splice points in the content stream, and where each splice point tag is in a location in the playlist that corresponds to the position of one of the splice points in the content stream.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


06/09/16
20160165304 

Multi-interface streaming media system


A streaming media device includes a printed circuit board hosting components configured to access internet data. An audio/visual connector is linked to the printed circuit board, wherein the audio/visual connector is adapted for connection to an audio/visual device, wherein the audio/visual connector is adapted to operate with a first audio/visual interface having sufficient power to fully operate the printed circuit board and a second audio/visual interface having insufficient power to fully operate the printed circuit board.
Roku, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165284 

Systems and methods to present content


A content presentation system in which a set of content items, which may include static stored content documents and/or live content streaming from computing devices, is provided by a web channel engine to a web channel. A rules engine (e.g., of a web channel server or a web channel presenter) is configured to sequentially present some of the contents to a user in a video form in an automated way, based on real-time sensor data of user devices and/or interactions of the users with the web channel, including users who are provided with permissions to edit the content, look and feel of the web channel, and users who watch the web channel without editing privileges..
Cynny Spa


06/09/16
20160165226 

Video streaming and video telephony downlink performance analysis system


The technology disclosed relates to scoring user experience of video frames displayed on a mobile or other video display device. In particular, it relates to capture alignment and test stimulus isolation techniques that compensate for artifacts in the capture mechanism.
Spirent Communications, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165225 

Video streaming and video telephony uplink performance analysis system


The technology disclosed relates to scoring user experience of video frames displayed on a mobile or other video display device. In particular, it relates to capture alignment and test stimulus isolation techniques that compensate for artifacts in the capture mechanism.
Spirent Communications, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164944 

Deploying a portion of a streaming application to one or more virtual machines


A streams manager monitors performance of a streaming application, and when the performance needs to be improved, the streams manager determines from split rules how to split the flow graph for the streaming application. The streams manager requests virtual machines from a cloud manager.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160164939 

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.


06/09/16
20160164933 

Discovery and management of synchronous audio or video streaming service to multiple sinks in wireless display system


Methods, systems, and devices are described for service discovery and session establishment framework to enable a synchronous audio/video streaming service from a source to multiple sink devices. In accordance with the present disclosure, a plurality of sink devices (e.g., wi-fi speakers) may be deployed in a flexible (e.g., plug-and-play) fashion and may be discoverable by the source device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/09/16
20160164923 

Method for data routing in networks


An integrated security system integrates broadband and mobile access and control with conventional security systems and premise devices to provide a tri-mode security network having remote connectivity and access. The integrated security system delivers remote premise monitoring and control functionality to conventional monitored premise protection and complements existing premise protection equipment.

06/09/16
20160164761 

Stream monitoring across a distributed platform


Some embodiments provide a system for simultaneously monitoring a content stream that is streamed using any of a plurality of streaming protocols from different points-of-presence (pop) from within a distributed platform in real-time without the need for manual visual verification. The system is implemented with different emulation engines, each providing client-side player emulation for a different streaming protocol.
Edgecast Networks, Inc.


06/09/16
20160163189 

Streaming and gaming universal remote controller


Disclosed is a universal remote controller for streaming multimedia content and gaming content to a multimedia device. The remote controller includes a display, a browser module to select the content or identification data associated with the content, a streaming module to arrange and stream the content, and a control module to control the streaming of the content and to control the multimedia device during the streaming.
Tekoia Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162787 

Integrating rule based computer systems with distributed data processing using control at edge agents


In an embodiment, an improved computer-implemented method of efficiently determining actions to perform based on data from a streaming continuous queries in a distributed computer system comprises, at a central control computer, receiving a streaming continuous query and a rule-set; wherein the rule-set comprises decision data representing decisions based on attributes produced by the query, and action data representing end actions based on the decisions, wherein the attributes comprise data processed by one or more networked computers; separating the streaming continuous query into a sub-query executable at one or more edge computers; categorizing end actions from the set based on decisions requiring attributes available from the sub-query into a set of one or more edge expressions that are configured to be evaluated at an edge agent to cause an action; providing the set of edge expressions and the sub-query to at least one edge computer with instructions to process visible attributes on the edge computer and to evaluate the set of one or more edge expressions independently from the central control computer; wherein the method is performed by one or more computing devices.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162454 

Systems and methods to present content


A content presentation system in which a set of content items, which may include static stored content documents and/or live content streaming from computing devices, is provided by a web channel engine to a web channel. A rules engine (e.g., of a web channel server or a web channel presenter) is configured to sequentially present some of the contents to a user in a video form in an automated way, based on real-time sensor data of user devices and/or interactions of the users with the web channel, including users who are provided with permissions to edit the content, look and feel of the web channel, and users who watch the web channel without editing privileges..
Cynny Spa


06/09/16
20160162125 

System and providing media preview for playlists


An approach is provided for organizing media items in a playlist for playback on the first device based on selection of media items in the second device. The approach involves generating a playlist of one or more media items for playback on a first device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


06/09/16
20160160650 

End supported helical turbine


The claimed invention relates to a turbine adapted to extract energy from the velocity of a streaming fluid such as wind, steam, tidal streams and water waves. The invented turbine is arranged with its axis of turbine rotation directed at substantially right angles to the current direction of the streaming fluid and comprising a kind of self-supported blade body which is rotationally symmetric and constructed by rotor blades integrated transversely and supported two by two, allowing the fluid to flow through the turbine with less turbulence compared to other types of turbines equipped with separate rotor blades..
Gox Ab


06/02/16
20160157060 

Providing streaming geolocation information


A device may obtain event information regarding a set of user equipment. The device may determine a first location for a particular user equipment, of the set of user equipment, based on the event information and a stored set of parameters.
Jdsu Uk Limited


06/02/16
20160156993 

Data processing device


Device for analyzing streaming audio-video data, characterized in that it comprises a selector (20) designed to determine input data relating to an audio stream or to a video stream in the streaming audio-video data, a converter (22) designed to produce image data at a frequency chosen on the basis of the input data, an encoder (24) designed to produce compressed data on the basis of the image data, and a projector (26) designed to produce imprint data on the basis of the compressed data, the converter (22) being designed to produce the image data in the form of an image of fixed dimension, the encoder (24) being designed to work successively on each image described by the image data, and the projector (26) being designed to produce the imprint data as a stream on the basis of the weight of the compressed data produced successively.. .
Viddiga


06/02/16
20160156944 

Information processing device and information processing method


The present disclosure relates to an information processing device and information processing method capable of recognizing an acquisition position of voice data on an image. A web server transmits image frame size information indicating image frame size of image data and audio position information indicating acquisition position of voice data.
Sony Corporation


06/02/16
20160156690 

Augmentation of streaming media


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for augmentation of streaming media. A method includes receiving streaming media, applying a speech-to-text recognizer to the received streaming media, identifying keywords, determining topics, and augmenting speech elements with one or more content items.
Cxense Asa


06/02/16
20160156686 

System and managing media


A system includes a routing processor with a combination of hardware and software and a plurality of streaming devices. The routing processor receives from the communication device an identification associated with a request by the communication device to have the media streamed to the communication device.
Sito Mobile R&d Ip, Llc


06/02/16
20160156536 

System and detecting active streams using a heartbeat and secure stop mechanism


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for identifying active streaming connections associated with a particular user account. Each active streaming connection transmits heartbeat packets periodically to a server that tracks the receipt of the heartbeat packets.
Netflix, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154835 

Compression-aware partial sort of streaming columnar data


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for sorting data records generates a plurality of data structures associated with corresponding record fields used to sort the data records, and inserts values of the record fields into the corresponding data structures. Each of the data structures comprises one or more ordered parts, and each inserted value is inserted into a part of the corresponding data structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154831 

Compression-aware partial sort of streaming columnar data


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for sorting data records generates a plurality of data structures associated with corresponding record fields used to sort the data records, and inserts values of the record fields into the corresponding data structures. Each of the data structures comprises one or more ordered parts, and each inserted value is inserted into a part of the corresponding data structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160151707 

Information processing system and information processing apparatus


An image of a game played by a user a is streaming distributed to information processing apparatuses of users b, c and d. On an outputting apparatus of the user a, candidates for a user who is to play the game in place of the user a are presented.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


05/26/16
20160150558 

Method and device for streaming control data in a mobile communication system


Interfacing between radio units in a base station in a mobile communication system uses a common public radio interface cpri for streaming iq data samples and control data arranged in lanes. A separate serial interface srio is now additionally used for transferring selected control data arranged in packets to a controller, the selected control data being streamed between other radio units via the common public radio interface.

05/26/16
20160150286 

Social multi-camera interactive live engagement system


A social multi-camera interactive live engagement (smile) system including video and audio processing arrays performs an audio-video processing method. The method includes receiving multiple video streams from distinct sources and preparing multiple distinct composited video streams from the multiple video streams.
Smiletime, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150273 

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


The present disclosure relates to a content supply device, a content supply method, a program, a terminal device, and a content supply system, which are capable of implementing rapid zapping between channels in dash. The content supply device of the present disclosure generates a zapping segment stream by delimiting zapping streaming data among a plurality of pieces of streaming data into minimum units when reception of the streaming data is switched, according to a common timing with another channel, unicast-delivers the zapping segment stream, multicast-delivers the zapping segment stream, and generates a metafile for a reception side to receive the zapping segment stream that is unicast-delivered and multicast-delivered.
Sony Corporation


05/26/16
20160150255 

System and enabling network based rate determination for adaptive video streaming


In one example embodiment, a method for enabling a network based rate determination for adaptive video streaming includes receiving, by a server, a request for a video segment from an end user device and determining, by the server, a plurality of variables, the plurality of variables including at least one of a download time of a previously requested video segment by the end user device, a fullness of a buffer at the end user device and a size of the buffer. The method further includes determining, by the server, a rate of the requested video segment based on one or more of the determined plurality of variables and sending, by the server, the requested video segment at the determined rate to the end user device..
Alcatel Lucent


05/26/16
20160149983 

Method and providing enhanced streaming content delivery with multi-archive support using secure download manager and content-indifferent decoding


A system, apparatuses and methods are provided to download and process data and other content streamed over a wide area network using one or more dynamically fetched, material specific, data handlers (e.g., download assistants). A download assistant fetches a data stream from a remote location and processes the streamed data iteratively using buffers and multi-threaded processes through the decoder (e.g., codec), allowing source material-specific processing of the data as it is streamed from one or more download sources as well as content-indifferent and platform-indifferent decoding.
Arvato Digital Services Llc


05/26/16
20160149978 

Streaming of segmented content


Methods and systems for enabling streaming of segmented content from a content delivery network to an adaptive streaming client on the basis of a manifest file are described wherein the said manifest file may comprise one or more segment identifiers. The method may comprise: selecting at least one segment identifier from said manifest file, said identifier identifying a segment that has not been requested by said client; and, sending pre-announce information to said content delivery network for announcing in advance that said segment may be requested by said client, said pre-announce information comprising said at least one segment identifier, said pre-announce information being further arranged for triggering said content delivery network to ensure availability of said segment upon receiving said request..
Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk On-derzoek Tno


05/26/16
20160149977 

System and video streaming


A method and system wherein a user can log in to a cloud based server using a selected communications device. Upon log in, a selected plurality of video cameras is activated to simultaneously provide streaming video from each of the cameras to a second cloud based server.
Honeywell International Inc.


05/26/16
20160149956 

Media management and sharing system


The distribution of media clips stored on one or more servers is controlled using updateable permissions or rules defined by a content owner. The clip is made available from a server via a website, app or other source, for an end-user to view; the permissions or rules stored in memory are then updated; the permissions or rules are reviewed before the clip is subsequently made available, to ensure that any streaming or other distribution of the clip is in compliance with any updated permissions or rules..
Whip Networks, Inc.


05/26/16
20160149841 

Messaging for event live-stream


A messaging system for a live event is described. A processing device provides a user interface having at least a first portion and a second portion.
Google Inc.


05/26/16
20160147612 

Method and system to avoid deadlocks during a log recovery


A method, medium, and system to receive a request to perform a log recovery to restore multiple database services; determine log backup entries corresponding to a target log position for a first database service of the multiple database services; read from a sequential stream device, by the first database service, the log backup entries corresponding to the target log position for the first database service; inform a second database service of the multiple database services that the first database service has concluded executing the log backup entries corresponding to the target log position for the first database service from the sequential stream device; assuring that no resources of the streaming device are blocked by the first database service; and read log backup entries of the second database service corresponding to a target log position for the second database service from the sequential stream device.. .

05/26/16
20160146765 

Method and inspecting a gas sample


An apparatus for detecting a presence of at least one analyte in a gas sample. The apparatus comprises a pump for drawing a gas sample from an ambient air, a passage having first and second ends, a chamber connected to the first end and containing a concentrating element for collecting at least one analyte from the gas sample, a chromatographic separator connected to a second end of the passage, and a gas source for streaming a carrier gas via the chamber to transfer the at least one analyte toward at least one chemical detector, via the chromatographic separator, in a first direction.
S.t.i. Security Technology Integration Ltd.


05/26/16
20160146518 

Methods and systems of streaming refrigerant in a heat exchanger


Embodiments are disclosed to help create longitudinal refrigerant streams, for example, in a shell and tube type evaporator, so as to manage refrigerant and/or lubricant in the evaporator. In some embodiments, the shell side of the evaporator may include a plurality of longitudinally extended pans stacked in a vertical direction.
Trane Air Conditioning Systems (china) Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160145842 

Water discharge device


There is provided a water discharge device including: a first member including an injection port; a second member including a streaming flow channel with a streaming discharge port, and a shower flow channel with a shower discharge port; and a flow channel switching mechanism. The shower flow channel includes an air intake section, a storage section of water with bubbles, a backflow prevention section, the shower discharge port, and a positional displacement prevention section that prevents at least a part of a projected plane, formed by projecting a downstream end of the injection port in an injection direction, from being displaced outside the backflow prevention section due to an impact caused by the water injected through the injection port, in a state where water at a maximum flow rate is supplied into the injection port, and the entire projected plane passes through an inside of the backflow prevention section..
Toto Ltd.


05/26/16
20160144966 

An aircraft including an engine attachment with a control surface


An aircraft including a fuselage extending along a longitudinal axis and having a rear end pointing reward of the aircraft, a main gear connected to the fuselage in a main gear position with respect to the longitudinal axis, and an engine for propelling the aircraft provided outside of the fuselage and attached to the fuselage via an attachment device between the main gear position and the rear end, wherein the engine generates a repulsive air stream streaming in the reverse direction. A surface element is moveably connected to the attachment device.
Airbus Operations Sas.


05/19/16
20160143123 

Method and apparatus to identify functional issues of a neutron radiation generator


Systems, methods, and apparatuses to identify functional issues of a neutron radiation generator are described. In certain aspects, a method includes receiving an operation extractor signal from an extractor electrode of a radiation generator, determining a calculated extractor signal of the radiation generator, and comparing the operation extractor signal to the calculated extractor signal.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/19/16
20160142902 

Context-aware resource management for video streaming services


The increasing amount of internet traffic from video streaming services, in addition to users requesting more personalized content and creating/sharing video content, has led to a huge demand for highly scalable and efficient distribution of video content, especially with mobile computing devices. Embodiments provide a network and service infrastructure better suited to these video content distribution and mobility needs.

05/19/16
20160142865 

Method and reproducing multimedia contents using bluetooth in wireless communication system


A wireless communication system plays multimedia content using bluetooth communication. The wireless communication system includes receiving a request message related to allowing streaming of second multimedia content of a second source device from the sink device by a first source device streaming first multimedia content; determining whether to allow streaming of the second multimedia content of the second source device; transmitting a response message including a determination result for whether to allow streaming of the second multimedia content to the sink device in response to the request message; transmitting a message for stopping streaming of the second multimedia content to the sink device, when the first source device allows streaming of the second multimedia content; and receiving a streaming stop response message from the sink device responsive to the streaming stop message.
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/19/16
20160142791 

Video bandwidth adapting device and adapting method


Provided is a video bandwidth adapting device and adapting method. This device first sets a plurality of network transmission paths according to bit rate settings of an ip camera (ipcam), selects one from the network transmission paths to acquire a video stream provided by the ipcam, then plays the video stream in a streaming playback manner, and afterwards, when it is determined that an average delay during playing of the video stream reaches or exceeds an upper limit, selects a network transmission path corresponding to a bit rate setting whose level is lower than that of the bit rate setting of the video stream, so as to acquire a video stream with a lower-level bit rate setting through the network transmission path..
Aether Services, Taiwan, Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142752 

Systems and methods for transmitting segment-quality units of a streaming video session


Systems and methods are provided for providing streaming video to a client computer. A system includes a broadcast sender configured to provide a plurality of video segments at each of a plurality of quality levels as segment-quality units.
Panopto, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142750 

Arrangements and method thereof for a channel change during streaming


According to embodiments of the present invention, the user-to-user delay and the zapping delay are reduced by a network element which is configured to provide at least one segment that is of a different length than the actual segment of a media stream and where the segment of a different length comprises data not belonging to the actual segment, wherein the segment of a different length begins with a key frame or contains key frames only. By providing the at least one segment being of a different length than the actual segment, the zapping delay can be reduced, since a key frame will be accessible with a reduced time delay.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/19/16
20160142746 

Method of encrypting, streaming, and displaying video content using selective encryption


Video may be provided at a display unit using an encrypted transport stream of a content file. During normal play operation, a plurality of transport stream packets of the encrypted transport stream may be received, where a packetized elementary stream of video frame packets including independently coded and dependently coded video frame packets is multiplexed onto the encrypted transport stream.
Thales Avionics, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142745 

Management system to predict signal strength and bit rate


The present invention relates to a system and method for adjusting bit rate streaming during live video recording while traveling in a moving vehicle on public right-of-ways. The embodiments of the present invention relates to a system and method for gathering and analyzing dynamically and continuously cellular strength and bit loss while traveling from point a to point b.
Kba2 Inc.


05/19/16
20160142510 

Cache-aware content-based rate adaptation mechanism for adaptive video streaming


An apparatus is configured to perform a method for adaptive video streaming. The method includes determining a link quality or throughput in at least one of: a first link from a server to an intermediate node or a second link from the intermediate node to a client device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142458 

Method and device for data streaming in a mobile communication system


Interfacing between radio units in a base station in a mobile communication system uses a common public radio interface cpri for streaming iq data samples arranged in lanes. A separate serial interface srio is now additionally used for transferring selected data samples arranged in packets, the selected samples corresponding to selected lanes streamed between other radio units via the common public radio interface.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142376 

Streaming media for portable devices


A system and method for allowing hand-held/wireless device devices to (1) provide audio/video conferencing; (2) access av content through streaming and cloud transfer; and (3) offer hand-held and computer access to cameras and sensors for surveillance using ordinary personal computers as proxy servers is described. In a first aspect, a remote view streaming system which comprises a webcam server which enables streaming video over a network is disclosed.
Appbanc, Llc


05/19/16
20160140839 

Data/commands through audio channel


A method to send data or commands through streaming audio signal by using special tone(s) or waveform at a short period of time or using inaudible tone(s) or waveform, filterable tone(s) or waveform mixed into music or audio signal to send for data/commands. In audio stereo channels, by using one of stereo channels or adaptively arranged by time to use one of channels for sending special tone(s) or waveform for data or command purpose as well switching the speaker of sending command channel to other streaming music or audio channel without creating further noise or interruption..

05/19/16
20160140618 

Targeting ads engaged by a user to related users


The present disclosure is directed toward targeting advertisements to a close-knit group of users. Methods and systems of the present disclosure identify a close-knit group of users or devices based on the use of a concurrent streaming account.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/19/16
20160140205 

Queries involving multiple databases and execution engines


Described herein are techniques for handling a query that uses first data from a first database and second data from a second database. The first database is accessible via a first execution engine, and the second database is accessible via a second execution engine.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


05/19/16
20160140180 

Hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries


Techniques for implementing the hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries are provided. In some examples, a query engine may be initialized with relational data from at least a first source.
Oracle International Corporation


05/19/16
20160139993 

Storage device failure recovery system


A storage device failure recovery system includes a storage ihs and a user ihs coupled together over a network. The user ihs includes a storage system having a storage device, and a storage repair function that periodically provides a storage device image over the network to the storage ihs using data from the storage device.
Dell Products L.p.


05/19/16
20160139840 

Error tolerant or streaming storage device


A method of storing data includes receiving general purpose (gp) data and special error tolerant or streaming (ets) data, storing the gp data using a data storage method, and storing the ets data using a different data storage method which affects the access rate, resilience to errors, data integrity, storage density, or storage capacity. The storage medium, which can include a disk drive, flash memory, or holographic memory, is utilized differently depending on the required quality of service in aspects including block size, storage of error correction codes, utilization of error correction codes, storage area density, physical format pattern, storage verification, or reaction to failed storage verification.

05/19/16
20160139294 

Method and apparatus to determine pressure in a neutron radiation generator


Systems, methods, and apparatuses to determine an operation gas pressure in a neutron radiation generator are described. In certain aspects, a method to determine the operation gas pressure includes receiving an operation radiation signal from a radiation generated by electrons backstreaming in a radiation generator, and determining from the operation radiation signal an operation gas pressure in a chamber of the radiation generator.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/19/16
20160139089 

Method and inspecting a gas sample


An apparatus for detecting a presence of at least one analyte in a gas sample. The apparatus comprises a pump for drawing a gas sample from an ambient air, a passage having first and second ends, a chamber connected to the first end and containing a concentrating element for collecting at least one analyte from the gas sample, a chromatographic separator connected to a second end of the passage, and a gas source for streaming a carrier gas via the chamber to transfer the at least one analyte toward at least one chemical detector, via the chromatographic separator, in a first direction.
S.t.i. Security Technology Integration Ltd.


05/19/16
20160139088 

Method and inspecting a gas sample


An apparatus for detecting a presence of at least one analyte in a gas sample. The apparatus comprises a pump for drawing a gas sample from an ambient air, a passage having first and second ends, a chamber connected to the first end and containing a concentrating element for collecting at least one analyte from the gas sample, a chromatographic separator connected to a second end of the passage, and a gas source for streaming a carrier gas via the chamber to transfer the at least one analyte toward at least one chemical detector, via the chromatographic separator, in a first direction.
S.t.i. Security Technology Integration Ltd.


05/12/16
20160135016 

Streaming unicast services to multiple user equipment


A content adapter receives a request from a first user equipment to receive a unicast service via a base station and determines that the base station is providing the unicast service to a second user equipment using a service identifier. The content adapter transmits a signal instructing the base station to allocate the service identifier to the first user equipment for receiving the unicast service concurrently with the second user equipment.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


05/12/16
20160134939 

Browsing and viewing video assets using tv set-top box


Roughly described, a system and method for delivering video content to a user's client device in a video-on-demand (vod) system, which includes providing a collection of video segments, the segments having a predefined default sequence; establishing a streaming video session according to a session-oriented protocol; transmitting toward the client device a script executable by the client device, the script operable to transmit navigational codes toward the head-end equipment in response to and indicating user selection among navigational choices; beginning transmission of the video segments in the collection toward the client device in accordance with the default sequence of segments; and in response to receipt of one of the navigational codes, and without tearing down the streaming video session, altering the transmission sequence to jump to the segment that the user selected.. .
Harmonic, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134930 

Systems and methods for merchandizing electronic displays


Systems and methods for a merchandizing display related to a continuous display formed by electronic displays embedded along product shelves and on the packages stored on the product shelves. An electronic label device may detect the presence of a consumer and send a trigger to the packages on its product shelf.
Rtc Industries, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134929 

Collaborative distributed/unstructured service management framework for wireless-display platform


Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media for managing services within a wireless-display media-streaming platform. An embodiment method performed by a processor of a mobile device may include storing a service registry that defines a plurality of service provider devices, a plurality of service consumer devices, and device capabilities required for a plurality of mpeg services, discovering a first set of currently available devices and/or conditions (e.g., network connectivity, etc.), wherein the devices of the first set include service provider devices and service consumer devices, identifying a first available mpeg service of the plurality of mpeg services based on the discovered first set of currently available devices and/or conditions, and generating a first mpeg service descriptor associated with the identified first available mpeg service.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/12/16
20160134923 

Methods, systems, and products for alternate audio sources


Audio and video signals are synchronized for pleasing presentation of content. As content is streamed to a device, an audio portion may lag or lead a video portion.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


05/12/16
20160134901 

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


The present disclosure relates to a content supply device, a content supply method, a program, a terminal device, and a content supply system that make it possible to receive streaming data from an origin server having the shortest communication distance. According to a first aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided a content supply device that supplies a plurality of pieces of streaming data that include content of a same subject and differ in attribute, according to an adaptive streaming technique, the content supply device including: a metafile generating unit configured to generate a metafile that is for a reception side to select a supply source of the streaming data and that describes region identification information of the supply source; and a delivering unit configured to deliver the streaming data to the reception side as the supply source via a network, according to a request from the reception side based on the metafile.
Sony Corporation


05/12/16
20160134900 

Streaming media processing method, apparatus, and system


Embodiments of the present application disclose a streaming media processing method, comprising: acquiring, by a proxy server, control information and a first attribute file of requested streaming media according to a streaming media request of a terminal; modifying, by the proxy server, the first attribute file according to the control information to generate a second attribute file of new streaming media; and returning, by the proxy server, the second attribute file to the terminal, and controlling, according to the second attribute file, the terminal to play the new streaming media. The present application further discloses an apparatus and a system.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134680 

Content supply device, content supply method, program, and content supply system


The present disclosure relates to a content supply device, a content supply method, a program, and a content supply system that make it possible to extend an adaptive streaming technique employing the dash and supply content through a plurality of different delivery paths according to a first aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided a content supply device that supplies a plurality of pieces of streaming data that include content of a same subject and differ in an attribute according to an adaptive streaming technique, the content supply device including: a supply unit configured to supply the plurality of pieces of streaming data to a reception side via a plurality of different networks; and a metafile generating unit configured to generate a metafile including an acquisition destination of a manifest file in which a qos parameter for selecting the plurality of pieces of streaming data to be supplied by the reception side and a condition value of the qos parameter are described and supply the metafile to the reception side. The present disclosure can be applied to a system that delivers content in a streaming manner..
Sony Corporation


05/12/16
20160134677 

Apparatus and cloud assisted adaptive streaming


An apparatus for transmitting user data to a server system including one or more servers includes a content encoder for encoding a plurality of portions of the user data to obtain a first data stream, wherein the content encoder is configured to encode each of the plurality of portions with a bandwidth-dependent quality which depends on a bandwidth that is available for transmitting the first data stream from the apparatus to the server system, and includes a transmitter for transmitting the first data stream from the apparatus to the server system. The content encoder is configured to encode two or more of the plurality of portions of the user data to obtain a second data stream, wherein the content encoder is configured to encode each of the two or more of the plurality of portions with a predefined quality..
Bitmovin Gmbh


05/12/16
20160134676 

Pre-transcoding content items


A content management system pre-transcodes portions of content items provided for storage. When a content item is uploaded to the content management system for storage, the content management system stores the content item in an original format.
Dropbox, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134673 

Adaptive streaming with early client indication


Methods and systems for early identification of bitrates for segments in adaptive bitrate streaming can allow the server to begin processing or transcoding content as necessary for delivery, reducing processing and transmission latency. In a first aspect, a client may request a second segment before the first segment has been completely received.
Broadcom Corporation


05/12/16
20160134672 

Delivering partially received segments of streamed media data


In one example, a client device for receiving media data includes a streaming client and a middleware unit. The middleware unit is configured to receive a first portion of data of a current segment of media data, wherein file delivery information for the current segment indicates that transmission of the data for the current segment will end at a first time, determine, prior to the first time, that a remaining portion of the data of the current segment will not be received, and, based on the determination, deliver at least some of the first portion of data to the streaming client..
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/12/16
20160134480 

System and determining optimal bandwidth for streaming to a client device in an adjustable bit rate video system


A system and method for selecting an initial bandwidth setting. A determination is made that a client is initiating a communication session.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc




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

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