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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 (11 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 ...


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Van Leekwick Werner, Gyselings Tim, Tsang Ing Jyh, Coppens Toon: Method of providing an iptv service. Alcatel Lucent, March 5, 2008: EP1895777-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a method of providing an Internet protocol television service to a subscriber, and a network element (53, 63, 73) to execute this method. At an acquisition tier (1), IPTV packets are generated from video stream data of one or more video channels and transmitted to a FCC server ...


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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 (9 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 (9 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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Wenge Chen: System and method of communicating video content. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group, September 29, 2009: US07596799 (9 worldwide citation)

A system and method of communicating video content is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes communicating a selection of a channel from a set-top box device to at least one server of an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system. The method also includes receiving a still image ...


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Fang Wu, Jack C Cham, Michael Pereira: Method and apparatus for immediate display of multicast IPTV over a bandwidth constrained network. Cisco Technology, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, June 21, 2011: US07965771 (8 worldwide citation)

In a packet based multicast video streaming network, a method for minimizing delay in displaying video on a TV set in response to a viewer changing the channel is disclosed. For each live multicast video stream, one or more reference frames and corresponding compressed frames are temporarily stored ...


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Brian B Wilson, Carlton L Brownfield, Mark B Hubacher, Jason E Savard, Mari S Wul: Home automation system and method. AT&T Intellectual Property I, G Michael Roebuck PC, August 20, 2013: US08516087 (8 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment a method is disclosed for interacting with a controllable device in an internet protocol television (IPTV) system. The method receives at a control server, device state data for the controllable device from a first client device in the IPTV network; accesses user interface (UI) dat ...


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Hakki Candan Cankaya: Proactively providing a redundant multicast tree in an internet protocol television (IPTV) network. Alcatel Lucent, August 11, 2009: US07573875 (8 worldwide citation)

In certain embodiments, an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) network comprises an operating multicast tree comprising a first set of nodes and components. The first set of nodes and components are operable to process an operating data stream to facilitate delivery of one or more channels to one or ...


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Olivier Le Moigne, Christopher Hawley: Access control list generation and validation tool. Alcatel Lucent, Kramer & Amado P C, December 14, 2010: US07853687 (8 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a tool for generating ACLs in an environment where a set of network elements or servers (e.g. web servers, IPTV servers, application servers . . . ) need to be secure. The tool also performs ACL validation to ensure that the filtering rules are correct before they are deploye ...


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Åström Bo, Ivars Ignacio Más, Carlsson Hans, Cheng Yi, Norrman Karl: Ims-enabled control channel for iptv. Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson, Åström Bo, Ivars Ignacio Más, Carlsson Hans, Cheng Yi, Norrman Karl, HARDING Richard, August 30, 2007: WO/2007/096001 (8 worldwide citation)

An IMS-enabled control channel for an IPTV service is provided by receiving at a Serving Call/State Control Function (S-CSCF) a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) REGISTER message, the SIP REGISTER message identifying the originating user, receiving at the originating user a response from the S-CSCF ...



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