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Geoffrey R Zampiello: Method and system for multicasting targeted advertising data. AT&T IP I, G Michael Roebuck P C, July 3, 2012: US08213426 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for multicasting targeted advertising data to end user devices is disclosed. In an illustrative embodiment the method includes but is not limited to correlating at a regional internet protocol television (IPTV) server, multicast queue data with web data from web sites visited by each of a p ...


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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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David R Oran: Delivering secure IPTV services to PC platforms. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, November 27, 2012: US08321950 (3 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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Sangeeta Ramakrishnan, Prasanna Mucharikar, Gitesh Shah, Harshavardhan Parandekar, Tung Fai Chan: Broadcast solution for cable IPTV. Cisco Technology, Leon R Turkevich, September 24, 2013: US08544051 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for offering broadcast IPTV solutions over cable (HFC networks). Rather than bypass the CMTS, a reduced number of downstream ports are utilized for video streams. Each input video stream is streamed to a multicast group address. In one embodiment, several RF chann ...


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Chung Min Chen, Phone Lin, Chen Kai Hsieh, Yun Yin Huang: Channel buffering method for dynamically altering channel number of internet protocol television. Telcordia Applied Research Taiwan Company, Philip J Feig, February 15, 2011: US07890983 (3 worldwide citation)

A channel buffering method is for dynamically altering a number of channels for an Internet protocol television (IPTV). The method is applicable for a home gateway (HG) having a channel section used for channel buffering. After the HG has received two consecutive channel-switching requests, the HG c ...


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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 (3 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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Mats Cedervall, Jan Erik Lindquist, Andrew Mallinson: IPTV session management. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, July 16, 2013: US08490143 (3 worldwide citation)

A session management involves registering at least one IPTV application (54) in a registration table (170) so that the registration table (170) comprises at least a respective identifier of the IPTV applications (54). The IPTV applications (54) are invokable at a set top box (50) and can be so-calle ...


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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 (3 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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Rhim Eun Hee, Park Sung Jin, Choi Hyok Sung, Hwang In Chul: Method and apparatus for providing/receiving web-based service of plurality of service providers. Samsung Electronics, YPLEE MOCK Koryo Building 1575 1 Seocho dong Seocho gu Seoul 137 875, February 12, 2009: WO/2009/020332 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided are a method and apparatus for providing/receiving a service from a plurality of service providers. In the method, in order to receive a service from a plurality of Internet protocol television (IPTV) service providers, a client receives information regarding at least one of a feed that syn ...



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