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Schrempp James B, Ikezoye Vance, Wold Erling H, Kvitek Louis: Method and apparatus for identifying new media content. Audible Magic, August 25, 2004: EP1449103-A1 (18 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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Green Dustin L: Media stream scheduling for hiccup-free fast-channel-change in the presence of network chokepoints. Microsoft, April 13, 2005: EP1523171-A1 (15 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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Klemets Anders E, Stewart James C, Zhang Geqiang: Methods and systems for presentation of media obtained from a media stream. Microsoft, March 29, 2006: EP1641271-A2 (15 worldwide citation)

An implementation, as described herein, facilitates fast start-up of a new media stream while mitigating and in some implementations, avoiding temporal interruption (i.e., "stutter") of the presentation of that new media stream. At least one implementation, described herein, measures a rate at which ...


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Cho Joon Ho, Yoon Hyun Sik: Device and method for playback of streaming content. Samsung Electronics, June 13, 2007: EP1796389-A2 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and a device for switching a media renderer to another media renderer while a client performs streaming playback of content of a server are provided. Accordingly, a first client that performs streaming playback of the content transmits playback environment information and a URL of the conte ...


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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.


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James E Allard, Anton O Andrews, Julio Estrada: Media content programming, delivery, and consumption. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, September 25, 2012: US08275880 (13 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 ...


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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 ...


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Michael C Silva, Robert P Madonna, Bryan S Bonczek, David M Benvenuti, Kevin C Kicklighter, Arthur A Jacobson, Nicholas Cipollo, Gerald W Shields: Programming environment and metadata management for programmable multimedia controller. Savant Systems, Cesari and McKenna, April 19, 2011: US07930644 (13 worldwide citation)

A multimedia controller, based on a general purpose computer, which is capable of interfacing with, controlling or managing a wide variety of audio, video, telecommunications, data communications or other devices. A configuration tool, based on a graphical user interface, provides a simple, schemati ...


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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 ...


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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 ...