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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 ...


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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.


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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 (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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Coppens Toon, Broos Rudi Costantinus Josephi: Interactive multimedia broadcasting system with dedicated advertisement channel. Alcatel Lucent, August 29, 2007: EP1826981-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

An interactive multimedia broadcasting system with an end-user terminal (TV), e.g. an enhanced television system or preferably an Internet Protocol TeleVision IPTV infrastructure, adapted to receive channels of multimedia data, a content server (CS) adapted to transmit these channels to the terminal ...


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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 (6 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 ...


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True Xiong, Charles McCoy, Leo M Pedlow, Ling Jun Wong: Control of IPTV using second device. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 26, 2013: US08407755 (6 worldwide citation)

An IPTV may be controlled in part by a second user consumer electronic (CE) device such as a personal digital assistant (PDA) or laptop computer. The IPTV obtains system credentials from a management server to access multiple content servers, and the second CE device can browse Internet content avai ...


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Geoffrey R Zampiello: Method and system for multicasting targeted advertising data. AT&T IP I, G Michael Roebuck P C, July 3, 2012: US08213426 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for multicasting targeted advertising data to end user devices is disclosed. In an illustrative embodiment the method includes but is not limited to correlating at a regional internet protocol television (IPTV) server, multicast queue data with web data from web sites visited by each of a p ...


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Jae Cheol Sim, Kee Seong Cho: IPTV service system and method for efficient multicast of MPEG-TS. Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, April 19, 2011: US07930726 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided are an IPTV service system and a method thereof. The IPTV service system includes: a headend, a set-top box, and a plurality of multicast routers. The headend assigns a multicast group address for each channel and assigns a source address for each PID with respect to an MPEG-TS and packetiz ...



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