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 ...

Mark Templeman, Yunfeng Yang: Dynamic tuner allocation. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 17, 2017: US09549213 (7 worldwide citation)

In response to receiving a request, a current status of each one of a number of tuners of a television receiver may be determined. A ranking may be assigned to each one of the number of tuners based on an associated determined status. A listing may be generated based on the ranking and, when selecte ...

Edmund Petruzzelli, David Kummer: Media content crowdsource. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 7, 2017: US09565474 (7 worldwide citation)

The provisioning of media content to computing devices that might not normally have access thereto. Example types of media or media content may include advertising media, broadcast media, social media, news media, and others.

Henry Gregg Martch, Max Stephen Gratton: Mosaic focus control. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 28, 2017: US09609379 (7 worldwide citation)

A television receiver may be configured to receive, from a user of the television receiver, a set of viewing rules that define a focus preference of the user. The television receiver may output, to a presentation device, a video mosaic comprising a plurality of pieces of content presented as a plura ...

Zahid Hussain: Broadcast content resume reminder. EchoStar UK Holdings, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 21, 2017: US09602875 (7 worldwide citation)

A service configured to or for reminding a television viewer what or which particular programming they were watching prior to surfing other programming when a commercial break occurs during the particular programming. An option may be made available to the television viewer prior to the end of the c ...

Thomas Schwengler, John M Heinz, Michael L Elford: Wireless access point in pedestal or hand hole. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, October 10, 2017: US09786997 (7 worldwide citation)

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing antenna structures to optimize transmission and reception of wireless signals from ground-based signal distribution devices, which include, but are not limited to, pedestals, hand holes, and/or network access point platforms. Wireless applicat ...

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.

Junge Qi, Joerg Robert, Jan Zoellner, Lothar Stadelmeier, Nabil Loghin: Receiver for receiving data in a broadcast system. Sony Corporation, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, June 27, 2017: US09692630 (7 worldwide citation)

A receiver for receiving data in a broadcast system includes a broadcast receiver that receives via the broadcast system a receiver input data stream including plural channel symbols represented by constellation points in a constellation diagram, a demodulator that demodulates the channel symbols in ...

Jimmie Paul Partee: Wireless enclosure for testing electronic devices. ATC Logistics & Electronics, McGuireWoods, February 14, 2017: US09571211 (7 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and enclosure for testing wireless devices. The enclosure includes a number of walls enclosing a testing space. The enclosure also includes a sliding cover secured between the two of the number of walls. The enclosure also includes one or more radio frequency layers disposed on the ...

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 ...