James D Bennett, Jeyhan Karaoguz: Universal parallel television remote control. Broadcom Corporation, Brinks Gilson & Lione, March 1, 2016: US09277156 (14 worldwide citation)

A portable control unit that interacts with a variety of types of media equipment. The control unit searches for media equipment (including media players) located within an area and retrieves user interaction information corresponding to discovered media players. The control unit can be instructed t ...

Green Dustin L: Media stream scheduling for hiccup-free fast-channel-change in the presence of network chokepoints. Microsoft, April 13, 2005: EP1523171-A1 (14 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 ...

Beth Robert W: Generation and playback of multimedia presentations. Vizzme, Harshbarger Steve, Beth Robert W, VILLENEUVE Joseph M, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/062223 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are described which employ a new media type built on the concept of assembling a 'story' from intelligent, large-grained containers rather than placing the constituent parts of a presentation on a fixed timeline.

Andrew W Hobgood, Steve Baron, Clinton B Battersby: Media acceleration for virtual computing services. May 1, 2012: US08170123 (13 worldwide citation)

Streaming media is problematic for thin clients using remoting protocols like RDP that were never designed to handle the volume of data associated with multimedia. The result is large demands on the host computer and thin client CPU and excessive bandwidth on the network, which results in a poor dis ...

Victoria E Milton, Michael Stokes: Print media catalog service. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, June 27, 2006: US07068380 (13 worldwide citation)

An automated utility for obtaining an identification of a new type of media from a user and searching remote databases to locate and retrieve properties of the new media to set appropriate printing parameters, including colorimetric parameters. To print on a new media, the user can enter a common id ...

Larry M Kersey, Richard A Steinke: Method for removing particulate matter and gases from a polluted gas stream. M Reid Russell, July 26, 1994: US05332562 (13 worldwide citation)

The steps of the method of the invention are preferably practice on apparatus consisting of components arranged in a closed system for removing particulate matter and gases from a polluted gas stream that includes a sorbent particulate charging and injection gun for electrostatically charging sorben ...

James E Allard, Anton O Andrews, Julio Estrada: Media content programming, delivery, and consumption. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, September 25, 2012: US08275880 (12 worldwide citation)

A media content programming, delivery, and consumption model is provided by which consumers can receive programming that is personalized to their tastes and interests and discover new media content that they will likely enjoy, without having to put in a lot of effort or needing to be technically ade ...

Rodney J Corder: Controller for refreshing a PSRAM using individual automatic refresh cycles. New Media Corporation, Gregory Garmong, April 1, 1997: US05617551 (12 worldwide citation)

A controller commands the memory refreshment of a pseudo-static random access memory (PSRAM) accessible from a remote host processor. The controller includes a detector for the end of a memory access cycle by the host processor. A tapped delay line is activated by the detector at the end of the memo ...

Curtis Hoyle L, Loseke Terry L: Multi-function optical disk drive and media.. Hewlett Packard Co, May 2, 1991: EP0425125-A2 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus and method for defining magneto-optical disk media (200) and an optical data storage device (126) that allows the media (200) to be convertible from writable to read-only. The media (200) has a media descriptor table contained within a control track (204) which is modified ...

David H Hanes, Stephen F Bayless, Michael D Krause: Method for transferring and indexing data from old media to new media. Hewlett Packard Company, October 15, 2002: US06466952 (12 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 ...