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Bo Åström, Ignacio Más Ivars, Hans Carlsson, Yi Cheng, Karl Norrman: IMS-enabled control channel for IPTV. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 13, 2011: US08078733 (4 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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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 (4 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 ...


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Magnus Hallenstål, Torbjörn Cagenius, Andreas Fasbender: Method and apparatuses for establishing a secure channel between a user terminal and a SIP server. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, October 9, 2012: US08285983 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of establishing a secure communication channel between a user terminal (2) and a SIP server (14) for the purpose of controlling a service such as an IPTV service. The method comprises sending from the user terminal (2) to the SIP server (14) a session initiation request, via an IP Multimedi ...


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Suhail Atiya, Elie Dit Cosaque David, Damm Gerard, Sridhar Kamakshi: (s) In a layer 2 aggregation network. Alcatel Lucent, May 30, 2007: EP1791294-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic tool and method are described herein that are capable of diagnosing and localizing a multicast connectivity flow fault within a layer 2 aggregation network. In one application, the diagnostic tool and method can be used by a customer service representative to diagnose why a customer can ...


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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 (4 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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Kim Mo Se, Jeung Jun Hwa: System for providing real time text security information by using an ip set-top box and a messenger program, to allow a user to check security information through an external pc, or a terminal such as a mobile phone in real time. Celrun, Freesat, February 28, 2008: KR1020070091314 (4 worldwide citation)

PURPOSE: A system for providing real time text security information by using an IP(Internet Protocol) STB(Set-Top Box) and a messenger program is provided to reduce a network load by transmitting information in units of characters. CONSTITUTION: A network interface unit(111) receives broadcast data ...


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Qiu Chaoxin, Boeckman Michael W, Erickson John R, Scruggs Jeffrey Lee, Mueller Stephen Mark: System and method of providing call source information. Sbc Knowledge Ventures, TOLER Jeffrey G, November 8, 2007: WO/2007/126995 (4 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a system and method of providing call source information. In a particular embodiment, the method includes receiving call source information and call destination information at a mediation messaging server of an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system, where t ...


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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, Merchant & Gould, June 11, 2013: US08462847 (3 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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Sanjay Wadhwa, Jerome P Moisand, Mathias Kokot: Multiple control channels for multicast replication in a network. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Harrity, March 5, 2013: US08392593 (3 worldwide citation)

Network devices, such as a router and a downstream multicast distribution device, may use multiple control channels when setting up a multicast stream for a multicast request. For example, first messages may be transmitted using a first protocol to an upstream device over a first channel, the first ...


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Charles Hasek, Kenneth Gould: Emergency alert data delivery apparatus and methods. Time Warner Cable, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, September 27, 2011: US08026806 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for efficiently and flexibly providing emergency alert data (e.g., EAS messages) to subscribers of a content-based network, such as for example Internet protocol television (IPTV) subscribers. In one exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes a server performing real-time rec ...



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