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Joseph H Matthews III: Interactive program identification system. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, August 5, 1997: US05654748 (276 worldwide citation)

A program identification system is provided to inform a user of an interactive viewing system of the identity of a program being viewed. The system may be implemented in an interactive television system in which a head end in two-way communication with multiple viewer stations provides a variety of ...


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Kiewit David A, Lu Daozheng: Program identification system.. Nielsen A C Co, November 21, 1985: EP0161512-A1 (56 worldwide citation)

A system for identifying programs such as television programs received from various sources detects the occurrence of predetermined events such as scene changes in a video signal and extracts a signature from the video signal. The signatures and the times of occurrence of the signatures are stored a ...


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Stephen C Kenyon, Laura Simkins: Method and apparatus for automatically recognizing input audio and/or video streams. ICEBERG, Katten Muchin Rosenman, July 25, 2017: US09715626 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the automatic identification of audio, video, multimedia, and/or data recordings based on immutable characteristics of these works. The invention does not require the insertion of identifying codes or signals into the recording. This allows the system to be used to identify e ...


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Xiaolong Zhang, Junbin Kuang, Yang Liu: TV program identification method, apparatus, terminal, server and system. TENCENT TECHNOLOGY, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 11, 2017: US09621950

A method for retrieving and playing a TV program uses a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal captures one or more images of a TV program currently played on a TV using the image sensor and sends the images to a remote server. The remote server extracts a TV station identifier from the received image ...


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Xiao Haitao: Application program identification system and device and method for identifying network application program. O2Micro International, liu xinyu wang lu, October 6, 2010: CN200910133322

The invention discloses an application program identification system, an application program identification device and a method for identifying a network application program. The application program identification system comprises a network interface, a characteristic monitor, a rule generator and a ...


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VIEWING PROGRAM IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, METHOD, AND PROGRAM. March 26, 2015: US20150089527-A1

Included is a unit configured to calculate feature points of a scene image of a screen acquired from a television program that is currently on air on a given number of broadcast stations, or a simulcast distribution server at predetermined intervals, and save, in a storage unit, feature point data o ...


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User Identification Based on the Motion of a Device. June 15, 2017: US20170169207-A1

Disclosed herein are embodiments for user identification based on the motion of a device. An embodiment operates by detecting a motion of a remote control. The detected motion is compared with one or more stored motions. A user ID corresponding to the motion based on the comparison is determined. Ac ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNIZING INPUT AUDIO AND/OR VIDEO STREAMS. November 9, 2017: US20170323145-A1

A method and system for the automatic identification of audio, video, multimedia, and/or data recordings based on immutable characteristics of these works. The invention does not require the insertion of identifying codes or signals into the recording. This allows the system to be used to identify e ...


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User Identification Based on the Motion of a Device. January 10, 2019: US20190012452-A1

Disclosed herein are embodiments for user identification based on the motion of a device. An embodiment operates by detecting a motion of a remote control. The detected motion is compared with one or more stored motions, wherein each stored motion is associated with a user ID. A user ID is determine ...