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James B Schrempp, Vance Ikezoye, Erling H Wold, Louis Kvitek: Method and apparatus for identifying new media content. Audible Magic Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 25, 2011: US07877438 (57 worldwide citation)

A new media identification system is disclosed. In one aspect, a system may comprise at least one analysis module for receiving and analyzing an received work and generating a corresponding representation thereof; at least one identification (ID) server for receiving the representation from the at l ...


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Marc Davis, David Levitt: Time-based media processing system. Interval Research Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 5, 2001: US06243087 (49 worldwide citation)

Existing media signals are processed to create new media content by defining content representations for the existing media and establishing functional dependencies between the representations. The content representations comprise different data types which determine the kinds of operations that can ...


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Rick Hangartner, Francisco Martin, David Del Ser Bartolome, Guillermo Caudevilla Laliena, Matt McLaughlin, Craig Rowley, Andrew Yip, Jim Shur: System and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files. Strands, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, June 22, 2010: US07743009 (48 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files by providing for the automated addition and/or deletion of media items for a mobile media player. In some embodiments, a statistical method may be provided for inferring which media items on a mobile media pl ...


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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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David H Hanes, Stephen F Bayless, Michael D Krause: Method for transferring and indexing data from old media to new media. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 24, 2009: US07509355 (44 worldwide citation)

A computer-based method and apparatus transfer files from a source media to a destination media. In one embodiment, the presence of a source media in a source storage drive is detected. In response to the detection, a user is prompted to transfer files from the source media. Then, in response to use ...


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Masashi Uyama: Computer system for monitoring a users utilization pattern to determine useful tasks. New Media Development Association, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 24, 1996: US05560011 (37 worldwide citation)

With the purpose of automatically and efficiently finding and selecting a collection of software functions truly useful for a user from a collection of software functions and of adequately and easily judging whether the software function selected by the user should be adopted or not, the computer sy ...


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Steven M Drucker, Curtis G Wong, Steve Glenner, Asta L Glatzer, Steven D DeMar: Media frame object visualization system. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 2, 2010: US07657845 (35 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unique system and method for facilitating browsing, sorting, clustering, and filtering any number of media objects grouped together in a quick and easy manner. In particular, the invention involves annotating the media objects, which have been clustered, sorted, and/ ...


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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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Dan Kikinis: Real world/virtual world correlation system using 3D graphics pipeline. Eagle New Media Investments, Robert J Depke, Holland & Knight, August 17, 2004: US06778171 (33 worldwide citation)

A method of tracking objects that allows objects to be tracked across multiple scene changes, with different camera positions, without losing track of the selected object.


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Dustin L Green: Media stream scheduling for hiccup-free fast-channel-change in the presence of network chokepoints. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 28, 2008: US07444419 (32 worldwide citation)

An implementation, as described herein, facilitates fast start-up of a new media stream while avoiding temporal interruption (i.e., “hiccups”) of the presentation of that new media stream. At least one implementation, described herein, coordinates the delivery of multiple simultaneous media streams ...



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