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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 (5 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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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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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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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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Jean Luc Collet, Francois Xavier Drouet, Fabien Lanne: Method and system for providing a regional channel in a digital broadcast environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, John Pivnichny, February 26, 2013: US08387090 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of delivering a regional television channel to a user over an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service comprising the steps of forming a multicast of channels intended for delivery to a user each channel having a specific channel slot, the multicast of channels including one or more regi ...


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Lev B Sofman, Bill Krogfoss, Anshul Agrawal: System and method for determining a cache arrangement. Alcatel Lucent, RGIP, June 11, 2013: US08464303 (4 worldwide citation)

In an IPTV network, one or more caches may be provided at the network nodes for storing video content in order to reduce bandwidth requirements. Video content titles may be stored in the cache in accordance with a calculated cache arrangement that minimizes the total incremental transport cost of th ...


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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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