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Wei Wei Ada Cho, Paul D Deeds, Todd San Jule, Samuel D Clement: Interlinking sports and television program listing metadata. Microsoft Corporation, Senniger Powers, April 28, 2009: US07526506 (4 worldwide citation)

Matching metadata for sporting events with television program listing data. A global sports format enables the import of sports metadata from various providers. The metadata is interlinked with the television program listing data via configurable match rules or criteria. An enhanced electronic progr ...


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Mark D Schwesinger, Jeffrey C Fong, Joseph A Schrader, Mark G Young, Todd San Jule: Automatically generated TV favorites list. Microsoft Corporation, Russell S Krajec, Krajec Patent Offices, May 1, 2012: US08171515 (3 worldwide citation)

A favorite channel list for a media system is generated by observing the viewing, surfing, and recording habits of a user. The viewing habits may include the duration and frequency of viewing a channel. A user's surfing habits, including navigation habits of a guide, the method used for navigation t ...


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Todd San Jule, William H Vong, Mark G Young, Randy Siu, Philippe J Scoffie, Adriana Tavares Torresan, Joseph S Paguirigan: Interactive media portal. Microsoft Corporation, Vierra Magen Marcus & DeNiro, February 26, 2013: US08386954 (2 worldwide citation)

Techniques are disclosed herein for a media center portal. One implementation includes displaying first content in an expanded state and second content in a contracted state. At least a portion of the first content is presented in a viewport. A request is received to expand the second content. The f ...


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Mark D Schwesinger, Jeffrey Fong, Joseph A Schrader, Mark G Young, Todd San Jule: Automatically generated TV favorites list. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, January 14, 2014: US08631437 (2 worldwide citation)

A favorite channel list for a media system is generated by observing the viewing, surfing, and recording habits of a user. The viewing habits may include the duration and frequency of viewing a channel. A user's surfing habits, including navigation habits of a guide, the method used for navigation t ...


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Aaron DeYonker, Jeffrey C Fong, Todd San Jule, Zhike Kong, Bin Lin, Nishad Mulye, Joseph Alton Schrader, Thomas H Taylor, Xinli Zou: Thumbnail generation and presentation for recorded TV programs. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Aaron Chatterjee, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 31, 2016: US09355684

Thumbnail images representative of recorded TV programs are generated and presented to aid a user in browsing the recorded TV programs. In one implementation, a temporary thumbnail image is generated when a TV program first starts recording. The temporary thumbnail is used to populate any user inter ...


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Aaron DeYonker, Jeffrey C Fong, Todd San Jule, Zhike Kong, Bin Lin, Nishad Mulye, Joseph Alton Schrader, Thomas H Taylor, Xinli Zou: Thumbnail generation and presentation for recorded TV programs. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Miia Sula, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 9, 2015: US09053754

Thumbnail images representative of recorded TV programs are generated and presented to aid a user in browsing the recorded TV programs. In one implementation, a temporary thumbnail image is generated when a TV program first starts recording. The temporary thumbnail is used to populate any user inter ...


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Joseph McClanahan, Cory Cirrincione, Todd San Jule, Mark Schwesinger, Sean Kollenkark: Recording of sports related television programming. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, February 26, 2013: US08385723

A video recording system that controls recording of television programming relating to sporting events to better match the intent of a user who specified programming for recording. The system merges data from an electronic program guide and sports data, such as from a news feed, to determine values ...


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Mark D Schwesinger, Jeffrey C Fong, Joseph A Schrader, Mark G Young, Todd San Jule: Automatically generated TV favorites list. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, May 24, 2007: US20070118848-A1

A favorite channel list for a media system is generated by observing the viewing, surfing, and recording habits of a user. The viewing habits may include the duration and frequency of viewing a channel. A user's surfing habits, including navigation habits of a guide, the method used for navigation t ...


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Sam Clement, Todd San Jule, Mark Young, Michael Arnquist, Zach Johnson, Lee Acton: Automatic extension of recording using in-band and out-of-band data sources. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, December 11, 2008: US20080307485-A1

Multiple data inputs, to a recording device, including out-of-band data, are used in order to dynamically adjust the start and end times for recordings. These data inputs may include published program schedules, electronic program guide data, real-time data feeds, in-band data markers, and real-time ...