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Geoffrey John Elliott, Richard William Saunders, Myron Clifford Thomas, Madhuvan Gupta: Taskbar media player. Microsoft Corporation, July 13, 2010: US07757182 (80 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling media through a user interface integrated within a taskbar is described. This system and method enable a user to control media while a user interface of another application remains in perspective. Further, this system includes a taskbar media player, which can pla ...


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Andrew L Silverman, Madhuvan Gupta, Kipley J Olson, Myron C Thomas: Background transcoding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 9, 2010: US07676590 (53 worldwide citation)

A system and methods are described for transcoding media content in the background on a source computer device prior to such time as a target media playback device is connected to the source computer for synchronization of the media content. The system and methods anticipate which media content to b ...


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Dennis A Kiilerich, Kipley J Olson, Madhuvan Gupta: Media file conversion using plug-ins. Microsoft Corporation, Senniger Powers, September 21, 2010: US07801847 (14 worldwide citation)

A media player for use with any file format is provided. The system receives a file and provides it to a plug-in to generate a corresponding file having a native file format if the file is not already in a native file format. The system stores both the original file and the converted file, or the or ...


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Andrew L Silverman, Dennis A Kiilerich, Kipley J Olson, Madhuvan Gupta: Sanctioned transcoding of digital-media content. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, June 15, 2010: US07738766 (10 worldwide citation)

Described herein are one or more implementations for transferring formatted digital media content (“formatted-media-content”) from a source device (e.g., a desktop computer) to a target media-playback device (e.g., a MP3 player). The formatted-media-content may need to be converted from a source for ...


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Geoffrey John Elliott, Richard William Saunders, Myron Clifford Thomas, Madhuvan Gupta: Taskbar media player. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, July 3, 2012: US08214759 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling media through a user interface integrated within a taskbar is described. This system and method enable a user to control media while a user interface of another application remains in perspective. Further, this system includes a taskbar media player, which can pla ...


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Madhuvan Gupta, Myron Clifford Thomas, Richard William Saunders: Switching of media presentation. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, May 28, 2013: US08453056 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for switching presentation of media between two or more processes without interruption is described. This system and method can enable a user to enjoy media presented in a process and then switch the presentation of that media to another process without interruption in the media. ...


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Madhuvan Gupta, Myron Clifford Thomas, Richard William Saunders: System and method for switching of media presentation. Microsoft Corporation, March 31, 2009: US07512884 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for switching presentation of media between two or more processes without interruption is described. This system and method can enable a user to enjoy media presented in a process and then switch the presentation of that media to another process without interruption in the media. ...


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Geoffrey John Elliott, Richard William Saunders, Myron Clifford Thomas, Madhuvan Gupta: Taskbar media player. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Kate Drakos, Bryan Webster, Micky Minhas, March 1, 2016: US09275673

A system and method for controlling media through a user interface integrated within a taskbar is described. This system and method enable a user to control media while a user interface of another application remains in perspective. Further, this system includes a taskbar media player, which can pla ...


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Geoffrey John Elliott, Richard William Saunders, Myron Clifford Thomas, Madhuvan Gupta: Taskbar Media Player. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes Pllc, December 30, 2004: US20040268261-A1

A system and method for controlling media through a user interface integrated within a taskbar is described. This system and method enable a user to control media while a user interface of another application remains in perspective. Further, this system includes a taskbar media player, which can pla ...


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Madhuvan Gupta, Myron Clifford Thomas, Richard William Saunders: System and method for switching of media presentation. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes Pllc, December 30, 2004: US20040268262-A1

A system and method for switching presentation of media between two or more processes without interruption is described. This system and method can enable a user to enjoy media presented in a process and then switch the presentation of that media to another process without interruption in the media. ...