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Arpit Mathur: Social network based recommendation method and system. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, July 16, 2013: US08489515 (18 worldwide citation)

Recommendations for content may be generated based on social networking communities. For example, a user may receive a list of recommended content items based on content that has been viewed by others in the user's social networks. Recommendations may further be based on content information such as ...


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David F Houghton: Disambiguation and tagging of entities. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, September 10, 2013: US08533223 (17 worldwide citation)

Tagging of content items and entities identified therein may include a matching process, a classification process and a disambiguation process. Matching may include the identification of potential matching candidate entities in a content item whereas the classification process may categorize or grou ...


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Christopher Dixon, James Poder: Device communication, monitoring and control architecture and method. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, March 4, 2014: US08667100 (11 worldwide citation)

A communication interface and a device control, management and monitoring system are provided to enable the networking of and communication between a multiple devices operating under different protocols. The communication interface may act as a translator or protocol converter that reformats transmi ...


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MATHUR ARPIT: [fr] Procédé et système de recommandation, [de] Empfehlungsverfahren und -system, [en] Recommendation method and system. COMCAST INTERACTIVE MEDIA, November 10, 2010: EP2249261-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

[en] Recommendations for content may be generated based on social networking communities. For example, a user may receive a list of recommended content items based on content that has been viewed by others in the user's social networks. Recommendations may further be based on content information suc ...


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Jonathan T Moore: Method for scalable access control decisions. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, August 26, 2014: US08819848 (8 worldwide citation)

Content access may be provided and processed by assigning responsibility for obtaining entitlement data to the client's browser. Thus, in one example, the client may be configured to synchronize and coordinate data lookups associated with a content request, rather than relying on the server to do so ...


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Leslie Eugene Chipman, Evelyne Tzoukermann, Anthony R Davis, David F Houghton, Ryan M Farrell, Hongzhong Zhou, Oliver Jojic, Vladimir Kronrod, Bageshree Shevade, Geetu Ambwani: Method and apparatus for organizing segments of media assets and determining relevance of segments to a query. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, April 29, 2014: US08713016 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to methods, systems, and apparatus for identifying media items relevant to a selected subject matter, the method comprising determining the subject matter of a first media item, the first media item comprising at least one of audio content and video content, determining the cl ...


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Christopher Dixon, James Poder: Device communication, monitoring and control architecture and method. COMCAST INTERACTIVE MEDIA, Banner & Witcoff, January 19, 2016: US09241028 (4 worldwide citation)

A communication interface and a device control, management and monitoring system are provided to enable the networking of and communication between multiple devices operating under different protocols. The communication interface may act as a translator or protocol converter that reformats transmiss ...


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Ken Iwasa, Seth Michael Murray, Goldee Udani: Ranking search results. Comcast Interactive Media, Banner & Witcoff, May 8, 2012: US08176043 (4 worldwide citation)

Content items and other entities may be ranked or organized according to a relevance to a user. Relevance may take into consideration recency, proximity, popularity, air time (e.g., of television shows) and the like. In one example, the popularity and age of a movie may be used to determine a releva ...