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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Automatic muting. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 25, 2017: US09632746 (23 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for altering a volume level of an electronic device may include receiving a user input indicative of triggering a remote find operation to locate a remote control, and in response to the user input, sending a remote find instruction to the remote control. The remote find instruct ...


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Kurt Keipert: Distraction bookmarks for live and recorded video. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 24, 2017: US09800938 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for tagging media content may include detecting a distraction event during presentation of a media content via a display device, creating a digital bookmark for the media content, whereby the digital bookmark corresponds to the detected distraction event, and outputting a user in ...


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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Locating a remote control device. EchoStar Technologies L L C, Bejin Bieneman, December 26, 2017: US09852603

A system includes a networked device is programmed to transmit, to one or more second networked devices, a request to locate a remote control device of the networked device. Based on the responses to the request, the networked device is further programmed to provide an indication via a user interfac ...


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Kurt Keipert: Apparatus, systems and methods for control of media content event recording. EchoStar Technologies L L C, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, October 16, 2018: US10104418

Systems and methods are operable to record a user-specified media content event at a media device. An exemplary embodiment grabs a series of subsequently received image frames from a preceding broadcasting media content event after a monitored real time reaches a closing credits monitor time, wherei ...