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Sig Badt Jr, Chao Kan: IPTV architecture for dynamic commercial insertion. Alcatel Lucent, Garlick Harrison & Markison, Holly L Rudnick, April 26, 2011: US07934230 (6 worldwide citation)

Dynamic delivery of different commercials to different viewers is achieved using a network node within an IPTV packet-switched network that is coupled to receive both a multicast television program and commercial programs. The network node is able to identify one or more subscribers to the multicast ...


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Canhui Ou, Zhi Li, Yali Liu: System and method for delivering personalized advertising data. ATT Knowledge Venturers, G Michael Roebuck, October 12, 2010: US07814521 (6 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for distributing advertising data in an internet protocol television (IPTV) system, the method including dividing a plurality of end user devices in the IPTV system into K advertising groups; multicasting J advertising data multicast groups to end user devices in J advertising ...


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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 (6 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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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 (6 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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Mark Templeman, Yunfeng Yang: Dynamic tuner allocation. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 17, 2017: US09549213 (5 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 ...


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Kamakshi Sridhar, Atiya Suhail, David Elie Dit Cosaque, Gerard Damm: Diagnostic tool and method for troubleshooting multicast connectivity flow problem(s) in a layer 2 aggregation network. Alcatel Lucent, Capital Patent & Trademark Law Firm PLLC, November 30, 2010: US07843845 (5 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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Jenke Wu Kuo: Graphical user interface (GUI) control by internet protocol television (IPTV) remote internet access devices. SONY CORPORATION, John P O Banion, July 7, 2015: US09078030 (5 worldwide citation)

An Internet protocol television (IPTV) system is driven by a graphical user interface (GUI) controlled by an input device attached to an Internet access device that in turn connects to the GUI over IPTV connections. The input device may be a keyboard, smart phone, iPad, mouse, personal computer, lap ...


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Hu Hanqiang: Method and system for iptv test, and iptv test apparatus. Huawei Tech, April 23, 2008: EP1914940-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiment of the present invention disclose a method for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) test, the method includes: connecting to a user port to be tested of an IPTV access apparatus via an access matrix; accessing an IP carrier network; downloading channel information from an IPTV network; rec ...


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Napoleoni Luana, Brie Olivier: System and method for provisioning a composite telecommunications services product. Accenture Global Services, February 27, 2008: EP1892966-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically provisioning a composite telecommunications product comprising a plurality of sub-products or services in response to a single customer order are provided. A composite telecommunications product may comprise, for example, Internet Access (IA), Voice over Interne ...


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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 ...