08332905 is referenced by 23 patents and cites 69 patents.

A virtual set-top box (vSTB) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical STB, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical STB to process IPTV content received over a connection for presenting the IPTV content on a display of the electronic device.

Title
Virtual set-top box that emulates processing of IPTV video content
Application Number
12/556443
Publication Number
8332905 (B2)
Application Date
September 9, 2009
Publication Date
December 11, 2012
Inventor
David J Evans
Cardiff
GB
Christopher G Hooks
Cardiff
GB
Jayne L Gilmour
Chepstow
GB
Marcus C Liassides
Merthyr Tydfil
GB
Geraint Jenkin
Pencoed
GB
Agent
Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C
Assignee
EchoStar Advanced Technologies L L C
CO, US
IPC
G06F 3/00
G06F 9/455
H04N 5/935
H04N 7/173
H04N 7/16
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