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Kurt Keipert, Adam Schafer: Automatic muting. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 25, 2017: US09632746 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for altering a volume level of an electronic device may include receiving a user input indicative of triggering a remote find operation to locate a remote control, and in response to the user input, sending a remote find instruction to the remote control. The remote find instruct ...


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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 (4 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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Charles Hasek, Kenneth Gould: Emergency alert data delivery apparatus and methods. Time Warner Cable, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, September 27, 2011: US08026806 (4 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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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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Daniel Kang, David Gregson, Ben Bear: Systems and methods for autonomous bids of advertisement inventory. Vungle, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 17, 2017: US09792630 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are described for providing programmatic bidding of advertisement inventory. In one embodiment, an advertising system includes an ad bidding component or module of an ad server and a storage medium coupled to the ad server. The storage medium stores instructions including instruc ...


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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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Jean Luc Collet, Francois Xavier Drouet, Fabien Lanne: Method and system for providing a regional channel in a digital broadcast environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, John Pivnichny, February 26, 2013: US08387090 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of delivering a regional television channel to a user over an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service comprising the steps of forming a multicast of channels intended for delivery to a user each channel having a specific channel slot, the multicast of channels including one or more regi ...


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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 (4 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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Canhui Ou, Zhi Li, Yali Liu: System and method for delivering personalized advertising data. ATT Knowledge Venturers, G Michael Roebuck, October 12, 2010: US07814521 (4 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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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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