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Hee Yong Youn, Kyung Tae Kim, Byung Jun Lee: Handover method and apparatus for providing mobile IPTV service over heterogeneous wireless communication networks. Sungkyunkwan University Foundation for Corporate Collaboration, Lexyoume IP Meister PLLC, August 14, 2012: US08243689 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a handover method and apparatus for providing mobile Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service over wireless communication networks. The handover method includes checking whether the strength of a signal received from a first base station of a serving first wireless network fal ...


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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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Ideha Yoshiharu: Receiving apparatus, receiving method, distributing apparatus, distributing method, and program. Sony, March 26, 2009: JP2009-065422 (4 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To mutually utilize data included in the contents between a data broadcast browser and an IPTV browser.SOLUTION: A control unit 16 determines whether or not an IPTV provider is permitted to access a memory area accessible by a broadcasting provider on the basis of an access rig ...


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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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Harry Chang: Wireless multimodal voice browser for wireline-based IPTV services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Jackson Walker L, January 21, 2014: US08635073 (3 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, a method selects a program from a library of programs. A user selection is determined based upon a voice command, and the program is presented at a display device in accordance with the voice command. In accordance with another aspect of the pr ...


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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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Seung Hun Oh, Il Kyun Park, Ho Young Song, Bong Tae Kim, Byong Kwon Moon: System and method for positioning multiple broadcast content on a user interface. Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Ladas & Parry, December 18, 2012: US08336076 (3 worldwide citation)

There is provided a interactive IPTV broadcasting service system of user participation, the system including: a broadcast controller reserving time of IPTV broadcast channels to perform an IPTV broadcast according to the reserved time, notifying user participation to accept the user participation du ...


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Muxiang Zhang: Methods and apparatus for content scrambling in a communications system. Verizon Patent and Licensing, January 1, 2013: US08345713 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for improved scrambling and/or descrambling of packets in a communications network are described, e.g., improved scrambling/descrambling of MPEG-2 transport stream packets over an Internet Protocol network. Advance Encryption Standard (AES) under cipher block chaining is utiliz ...



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