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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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David R Oran: Delivering secure IPTV services to PC platforms. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, November 27, 2012: US08321950 (4 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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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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NA JEE HYEON, KIM DAE IK, LEE SANG HO: [fr] Procédé portable dans un réseau de communication mobile basé sur une architecture (e-mbms) de services multidiffusion multimédia impliqués, [de] Übergabeverfahren in einem mobilen Kommunikationsnetzwerk basierend auf der e-MBMS-Architektur, [en] Handover method in mobile communication network based on evolved multimedia broadcast multicast services (e-mbms) architecture. KOREA ELECTRONICS TELECOMM, June 23, 2010: EP2200367-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

[en] Disclosed is a handover method in a mobile communication network based on an Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (E-MBMS) architecture. In more detail, disclosed is a method of performing a handover at a base station which communicates with a mobile terminal which receives a multime ...


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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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