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Dale Llewelyn Mountain: In-residence track and alert. EchoStar UK Holdings, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 11, 2017: US09621959 (18 worldwide citation)

Monitoring, via a network of sensors each communicatively coupled to a home gateway system, movement and location of one or more individuals within their own residence. The home gateway system may also respond to inquiries as to a potential or probable or possible status of the one or more individua ...


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Justus Petersson, Mats Cedervall, Robert Skog: Gesture-based control of IPTV system. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, October 22, 2013: US08564728 (18 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for controlling an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system by gestures on a remote control involve determining a number of fingers touching a screen of the remote control; identifying at least one characteristic of movement by the fingers; based on the number determined and ...


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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Automatic muting. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 25, 2017: US09632746 (17 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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Jason Savard, Paul Whitehead, Nathan Edwards: Home phoneline network alliance responder for IPTV installations. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Larson Newman & Abel, November 2, 2010: US07826383 (15 worldwide citation)

A device for testing a home phoneline network alliance performance of a local network is disclosed. The device includes a first network interface, a second network interface, a test module, and a processor. The first network interface is adapted to connect with the local network through a first type ...


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Drake Eddie, Annapureddy Satish, Wald Hans, Cezeaux Tom, Xie Weihong, Perng Shyan Ming, Gordhan Sagar: Open architecture for internet protocol television. Nokia Siemens Networks & Co Kg, Drake Eddie, Annapureddy Satish, Wald Hans, Cezeaux Tom, Xie Weihong, Perng Shyan Ming, Gordhan Sagar, CHUNG David D, November 16, 2006: WO/2006/122024 (15 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention adopts a modular client and server architecture to accommodate the needs of large broadband service providers (BSP). It will evolve the current monolithic software platform to a modular architecture based on the Open Services Gateway (OSGI) model, which support ...


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Yehuda Binder: System and method for routing-based internet security. Mat Patents, May Patents, April 25, 2017: US09634995 (14 worldwide citation)

Method and system for improving the security of storing digital data in a memory or its delivery as a message over the Internet from a sender to a receiver using one or more hops is disclosed. The message is split at the sender into multiple overlapping or non-overlapping slices according to a slici ...


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Phuc H Nguyen, Christopher William Bruhn: Television receiver and home automation system and methods to associate data with nearby people. Echostar Technologies L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 18, 2017: US09628286 (13 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to systems and methods for identifying a person using a home automation system, and using data collected from a television distribution system and data collected by sensors in a home automation system to identify a person. An example method or system includes receiving televis ...


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Stanley R Moote, John L Delay, Taras M Bugir: System and method for controlling content and delivery of internet protocol television (IPTV) services. Harris Corporation, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, November 15, 2011: US08059662 (13 worldwide citation)

A system and method supplies internet protocol television (IPTV) services to a subscriber. A content management subsystem processes and executes integrated workflow functionality for content management of video data to be delivered from a video headend to a subscriber premises. An infrastructure sub ...


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Edward A Walter: System and method for distributing video conference data over an internet protocol television system. ATT Knowledge Ventures, G Michael Roebuck, December 29, 2009: US07640301 (12 worldwide citation)

A computerized system and method for distributing video conference data over an internet protocol television (IPTV) system are disclosed including structures and methods for allocating an IPTV video conference channel to groups of video conference participants' set top boxes (STBs), accessing STB da ...


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Muralidharan S Kodialam, Tirunell V Lakshman, Sarit Mukherjee: Advertisement scheduling in a packet-based media-delivery system. Alcatel Lucent, Wall & Tong, August 21, 2012: US08250600 (12 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a scheme for the display of targeted and personalized advertisements in a packet-based media-delivery system, such as an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service. An Internet keyword-based advertisement-bidding model is used to place the most-appropriate IPTV advertisements for ...