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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 (12 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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Anantharaman Subramanian: Open content distribution platform for media delivery systems. Alcatel Lucent, May 19, 2010: EP2187594-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing an open content distribution platform (103) for media delivery systems is disclosed. The platform acquires, processes, indexes and stores content form a plurality of content providers (101) and distributes the content to service providers (104), for instance, IPTV s ...


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Xiaomei Liu: Switched unicast in an internet protocol television environment. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, September 13, 2011: US08018934 (11 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a processing device is coupled between at least one content source and at least one subscriber device within an Internet Protocol television (IPTV) system in order to receive a plurality of service flows from the at least one content source and to process multicast service flow re ...


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Xudong Wang, Chao Gui, Weilin Wang, Michael Nova: Multi-hop ultra wide band wireless network communication. Misonimo Chi Acquistion L L C, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 10, 2011: US07941149 (10 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system is provided that has at least three nodes arranged in a multi-hop ultra wide band (UWB) communication network such that communications from a first node destined for a third node pass through a second node. Each of the devices in the system includes a radio and a medi ...


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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 (10 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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Hakki Candan Cankaya: Proactively providing a redundant multicast tree in an internet protocol television (IPTV) network. Alcatel Lucent, August 11, 2009: US07573875 (10 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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St├ęphane H Maes: Session initiation protocol-based internet protocol television. Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 5, 2013: US08370506 (9 worldwide citation)

Video on demand (VoD) and other video streaming and delivery mechanisms are provided using a messaging protocol (e.g., a session initiation protocol (SIP))-based approach that builds upon existing service delivery platforms. In one example, SIP functionality is extended to provide the ability to con ...


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Ji Eun Keum, Se Hee Han, Bo Sun Jung: Apparatus and method for sharing a bookmark with other users in a home network. Samsung Electronics, The Farrell Law Firm P C, August 7, 2012: US08239574 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for sharing a bookmark, which is created by a user, with other users. In a method for sharing a bookmark in a home network, information of a bookmark for sharing in a home network device of a bookmark creator is created. The bookmark or the information of the bookmark is store ...


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Thomas W Bonner: Display caller ID on IPTV screen. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, March 12, 2013: US08396475 (9 worldwide citation)

A system that automatically delivers telephony network services from a dual mode service technology platform to an external entity. The system includes a sensing component that detects the presence of a mobile handset registered on a cellular network, and registers the mobile handset with a wireless ...


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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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