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David Israel Seidman, Frank Andre Schaffa: System for two-way digital multimedia broadcast and interactive services. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 2, 2001: US06298482 (306 worldwide citation)

A system is presented for two-way digital multimedia broadcast services, enabling a variety of interactive and other applications. These applications include: navigation from one video program to another by selection of objects in the current video; creation and transmission of records of user viewi ...


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Yun Wu Huang, Robert D Johnson, Roger A Pollak, John J Ponzo: Method and apparatus for server based handheld application and database management. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, April 22, 2003: US06553375 (171 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a novel management system for selectively distributing applications and databases from a server computer to a plurality of intermittently connected handheld devices. The applications and databases to be downloaded and deleted are first selected from an application list maint ...


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Leon L Lumelsky, Nelson R Manohar, Stephen P Wood: Policy-based multivariate application-level QoS negotiation for multimedia services. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, March 4, 2003: US06529950 (139 worldwide citation)

A Resource Management Framework (RMF) comprises an extensible, distributed, policy-based, object-oriented system and method for resource discovery and negotiation during the setup and control of a media session between one or more media servers and end users. The scope of the RMF framework is the ma ...


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Marc A Kaplan, Kelly Anne Shaw, Daniel C Sturman: Reduction and optimization of information processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Kevin M Jordan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, January 20, 2004: US06681220 (127 worldwide citation)

Techniques for arranging operations performable on information in an information processing system are provided. In a system having a plurality of information producers and a plurality of information subscribers, paths are identified over which information traverses, and within which the information ...


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Richard Steven Chernock, Paolo Dettori, Frank Andre Schaffa, David Israel Seidman: System for video, audio, and graphic presentation in tandem with video/audio play. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 6, 2001: US06314569 (117 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying an enhanced multimedia presentation including personalized supplementary audio, video, and graphic content selectable by a user and rendered by a receiving device, comprises the steps of: communicating a multimedia presentation file to the receiving device, the multimedia pre ...


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Leon L Lumelsky, Nelson R Manohar: System for seamless streaming of data stored on a network of distributed primary and target servers using segmentation information exchanged among all servers during streaming. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, April 23, 2002: US06377996 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention switches a source of a streaming session between a primary server and its client, from the primary server to another server at arbitrary points during the progress of the streaming session. The switching of the source is accomplished through the use of a virtual socket capable ...


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Jose R Brunheroto, Frans Laemen, Julio Nogima, Frank A Schaffa, William J Anzick: Method and apparatus for MPEG-2 program ID re-mapping for multiplexing several programs into a single transport stream. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 4, 2003: US06643298 (88 worldwide citation)

A system and method for re-mapping the Packet Identifier (PID)'s for a set of MPEG-2 single program streams prior to multiplexing onto one multi-program transport stream. The system eliminates any ambiguity when generating the multiplexed transport stream in 10 order to avoid PID conflicts when ...


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Yurij Baransky, Hubertus Franke, Pratap Pattnaik: Method for distributing digital TV signal and selection of content. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 19, 2000: US06122660 (85 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a process in which broadcasters can supplement existing multimedia streams such as video and audio with additional multimedia streams in a coordinated and integrated way, allowing users, after reception of the broadcast stream, to select which sub-stream to use, without requ ...


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Sameh A Fakhouri, William F Jerome, Krishna Kummamuru, Vijay K Naik, John A Pershing Jr, Ajay Raina, Pradeep Varma, Peter R Badovinatz, Vijay Kumar: Managing a cluster of networked resources and resource groups using rule - base constraints in a scalable clustering environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Douglas W Cameron Esq, December 9, 2008: US07464147 (85 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the invention provides a method of managing a cluster of networked resources and resource groups using rule-based constraints. This method includes the step of building a globally optimal cluster configuration of the resources in accordance with the rule-based constraints and a curr ...


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Jose R Brunheroto, Frans Laemen, Julio Nogima, Frank A Schaffa, William J Anzick: System and method for searching patterns in real-time over a shared media. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 25, 2003: US06654389 (85 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling real-time searching of patterns over a shared media including the capability of simultaneously searching multiple logical streams over the shared media. Patterns found are reported to the host system using some pre-assigned messages. One particular application of thi ...