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Andrew L Silverman, Madhuvan Gupta, Kipley J Olson, Myron C Thomas: Background transcoding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes Pllc, November 3, 2005: US20050246451-A1

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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Moe Khosravy, Jorg Thomas Pfenning, Lev Novik, Marc Levy, Michael S Beckerman, Myron C Thomas, Vladimir Sadovsky: Synchronization peer participant model. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, September 28, 2006: US20060215569-A1

Various technologies and techniques are disclosed that improve synchronization of data between varying types of devices and/or services. A full participant receives a request from another participant to perform a synchronization operation. The synchronization engine determines whether the device or ...


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Darren R Davis, Myron C Thomas, Michael R Clark: Data-driven synchronization. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, March 19, 2009: US20090077138-A1

Synchronization is bound to data and optionally a set of synchronization behaviors as opposed to a particular application and/or endpoint. As a result, synchronization amongst endpoints need not require creation of customized synchronization solutions or rely on vendor and/or application specific me ...


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Silverman Andrew L, Gupta Madhuvan, Kipley J Olson, Myron C Thomas: Background transcoding. Microsoft, Li Ling, April 15, 2009: CN200480012374

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 ...