Åström Bo: Time-shifting and chase-play for an iptv system. Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson, Åström Bo, LIND Robert, September 13, 2007: WO/2007/101473 (8 worldwide citation)

Time-shifting and chase-play is provided for an IPTV system, utilising a control channel established between the originating user and a selected IPTV Application Server (IPTV-AS). When time shifting of the IPTV content is required, for example due to receipt of a telephone call, a start time-shift c ...

Ress David P, Jones Anthony, Goodwill Dominic, Mckinnon Steve J: Multimedia subsystem control for internet protocol based television services. Nortel Networks, May 28, 2008: EP1926319-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows Internet Protocol television (IPTV) services to be provided to different types of subscriber devices over different types of networks via a multimedia subsystem, such as an IP multimedia subsystem. A given subscriber may have one subscription supporting IPTV services to ...

Bernard A McCarthy III, Charles Y Thomason IV, Henry Caughman, Thomas P Olley: Home monitoring and control. Echostar Technologies International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 26, 2017: US09772612 (7 worldwide citation)

Various arrangements for monitoring and control applications are presented. A television receiver may be configured to monitor sensor reading and or provide signals to control units for monitoring and home automation applications.

Stephen Lesavich, Zachary C Lesavich: Method and system for storage and retrieval of blockchain blocks using galois fields. Lesavich High Tech Law Group S C, Stephen Lesavich, February 14, 2017: US09569771 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system for storage and retrieval of blockchains with Galois Fields. One or more blocks for a blockchain are securely stored and retrieved with a modified Galois Fields on a cloud or peer-to-peer (P2P) communications network. The modified Galois Field provides at least additional layers ...

Nicholas M Maier, Gerald R Eisner: Method and system for an emergency location information service (E-LIS) from automated vehicles. RedSky Technologies, Lesavich High Tech Law Group S C, Stephen Lesavich, April 25, 2017: US09635534 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining and verifying a location of a network device of an automated vehicle (i.e., driverless, etc.) and/or an occupant of an automated vehicle in emergency situations from automated vehicles. The method and system provide a current physical geographic location for the a ...

True Xiong, Leo Pedlow: Provision of TV ID to non-TV device to enable access to TV services. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, June 4, 2013: US08458741 (7 worldwide citation)

To permit non-TV CE devices to participate in a closed Internet Protocol television (IPTV) program, a non-TV CE device obtains a TV identification upon program registration which it subsequently uses to access content from the IPTV program.

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 (7 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 ...

Jerald Robert Howcroft, Kathy Goode Piatt: System and method of voting via an interactive television system. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group, September 7, 2010: US07789305 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a system and method of voting via an interactive television system. In a particular embodiment, the method includes identifying data embedded within video content sent to a set-top box device via an access network of an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system, the data indicating a ...

David R Oran: Delivering secure IPTV services to PC platforms. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, November 27, 2012: US08321950 (7 worldwide citation)

To prevent theft of protected content when IPTV services are provided, a conditional access device (CAD) is connected to a personal computer (PC). An application is launched on the PC from the CAD over universal serial bus (USB) interface. The application configures the PC to allow a user to receive ...

Roland Noll, Jeffrey G Weber, Scott Alan Pettit, Mary Catherina McCarthy: System and method for delivering targeted advertising data in an internet protocol television system. AT&T Intellectual Property I, G Michael Roebuck, December 4, 2012: US08327399 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method for delivering targeted advertising data over an internet protocol television (IPTV) network are disclosed for multicasting from an IPTV server a group of targeted advertising data to a group of end user client devices; receiving at the IPTV server from an end user client device ...