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Kuo Hui Liu, Yongdong Zhao: System and method of delivering video content. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group PC, June 26, 2012: US08209728 (5 worldwide citation)

A method to deliver video content is disclosed and includes sending a bandwidth change request from a set-top box device associated with a home network to a server via an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) access network. The bandwidth change request includes a requested bandwidth change event and ...


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Hu Hanqiang: Method and system for iptv test, and iptv test apparatus. Huawei Tech, April 23, 2008: EP1914940-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiment of the present invention disclose a method for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) test, the method includes: connecting to a user port to be tested of an IPTV access apparatus via an access matrix; accessing an IP carrier network; downloading channel information from an IPTV network; rec ...


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George Foti, Nilo Mitra, Paul Higgs: Dynamic IPTV group profile creation and management. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, December 13, 2011: US08079042 (5 worldwide citation)

An IPTV group profile is dynamically generated based on individual IPTV user profiles, whenever a user joins or leaves a shared IPTV session at an IPTV Terminal Function (ITF). The IPTV group profile may be implemented as a modification to the IPTV user profile of each user. In one embodiment, a “gr ...


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Li Jincheng, Yan Jun, Wu Xiangyang: A method, a system and a device for channel authorization of television living broadcast by network. Huawei Tech, June 17, 2009: EP2071839-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method for channel authorization in a live IPTV service. The method includes: After a service entity receives a channel request for live IPTV service from the terminal device, an authorization entity performs an authorization check on the channel request based on us ...


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Chen Wenkai, Qu Zhe: Controllable multicast management method for downstream users of internet protocol television (iptv). Utstarcom Telecom, Chen Wenkai, Qu Zhe, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/131898 (5 worldwide citation)

By providing a controllable multicast management method for IPTV downstream users, this invention effectively solves the main shortcoming with current multicast service control management of being based on static management of users accessing the network. This invention method includes: the DHCP req ...


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Sommer Joseph M: Method and apparatus for merging voice services with internet protocol television. At & T Services, Sommer Joseph M, TONG Kin Wah, July 30, 2009: WO/2009/094291 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus that enable the use of a multi-service endpoint device to integrate features and functions of voice and/or data services with IPTV service through a TV console are disclosed. For example, the method connects a multi-service endpoint device (MSED) to a plurality of networks, wh ...


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Song Young Jun, Ahn Jae Hyeong, Kim Nam: Method of compressing and restoring moving picture using i frame tag. Chungbuk National University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation, Song Young Jun, Ahn Jae Hyeong, Kim Nam, CENTRAL INTERNATIONAL PATENT FIRM, August 21, 2008: WO/2008/100000 (5 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of compressing and restoring a moving picture using an I-frame tag to effectively compress the moving picture in which a scene change indicator bit and a similar frame position indicator bit are included based on an I-frame so that a scene is identically changed. In the method, ...


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Yennun Huang, Yih Farn Chen, Rittwik Jana, Amy Reibman, Bin Wei, Zhen Xiao, Michael Rabinovich: System and method for peer to peer video streaming. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Andrew Gust, Guntin Meles Gust, March 8, 2011: US07903652 (4 worldwide citation)

In an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system, an IPTV server is configured to receive a request from an IPTV content storage device (CSD) to view a video stream. The IPTV server selects a set of peers for the IPTV CSD, and transmits the set of peers to the IPTV CSD. In the system, a capacity of ...


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Praveen A Mohandas: Image complexity computation in packet based video broadcast systems. Cheetah Technologies, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, January 31, 2012: US08107540 (4 worldwide citation)

A method to determine real time image complexity in video streaming, IPTV and broadcast applications using a statistical model representing channel bandwidth variation and image complexity that considers scene content changes. Available channel bandwidth is distributed unevenly among multiple video ...


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Thomas W Bonner: Display caller ID on IPTV screen. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, March 12, 2013: US08396475 (4 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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