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Daniel C W Wong, Jesus David Rivas, Amith Yamasani: Method and apparatus for providing plug in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, The Hecker Law Group, April 10, 2001: US06216152 (163 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a “plug-in” decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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Wong Daniel C W, Rivas Jesus David, Yamasani Amith: Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, April 28, 1999: EP0911728-A1 (46 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a "plug-in" decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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Daniel C W Wong, Jesus David Rivas, Amith Yamasani: Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, Martine & Penilla, November 25, 2003: US06654765 (34 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a “plug-in” decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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Daniel CW Wong, Jesus David Rivas, Amith Yamasani: Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Sun Microsystems, The Hecker Law Group, January 17, 2002: US20020007357-A1

A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a “plug-in” decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be transparently downloaded, along with media data. User applications are able to support new media types as long as the corresponding plug-in decoder is ...


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METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DEVICE CAPABILITIES DISCOVERY AND UTILIZATION WITHIN A CONTENT DISTRIBUTION NETWORK. February 23, 2017: US20170055013-A1

Methods and apparatus for determining and selecting digital coding and/or decoding technology, delivery bitrates, and resolution parameters for programming and data delivery over, e.g., a content-based network. In one embodiment, the network comprises an HFC cable or satellite network that includes ...



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