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Admitting a Data File Into a Channel
US 08745676 B2, June 3, 2014, Michael W. Patrick et al. / General Instrument Corporation (Horsham, US)
A method for admitting a new data file into a channel, said channel communicating…

Alternative Audio Content Presentation in a Media Content Receiver
US 08850500 B2, Sept. 30, 2014, Steven M. Casagrande et al. / EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. (Englewood, US)
A media content receiver, comprising:…

Alternative Audio Content Presentation in a Media Content Receiver
US 08549569 B2, Oct. 1, 2013, Steven M. Casagrande et al. / EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. (Englewood, US)
A method of presenting alternative audio content related to an audio/visual…

Buffering Content on a Handheld Electronic Device
US 08701147 B2, April 15, 2014, Genevieve Thomas et al. / Kangaroo Media Inc. (Mirabel, Quebec, CA)
A method of presenting content to a wireless mobile computing device, comprising:…

Caption Data Delivery Apparatus and Methods
US 08566887 B2, Oct. 22, 2013, Kenneth Gould et al. / Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC (New York, US)
A system for distribution of multimedia content and associated closed-caption…

Determination of Receiving Live Versus Time-Shifted Media Content at a Communication Device
US 08661483 B2, Feb. 25, 2014, Brian Lucas / Sling Media, Inc. (Foster City, US)
A method executable by a computing device to determine whether media content…

Distributing Digital Video Content to Multiple End-User Devices
US 08468572 B2, June 18, 2013, Alon Bernstein et al. / Cisco Technology, Inc. (San Jose, US)
A method for distributing digital video content to multiple end-users, the method…

Interactive Television Systems With Digital Video Recording and Adjustable Reminders
US 08799971 B2, Aug. 5, 2014, Michael D. Ellis / United Video Properties, Inc. (Santa Clara, US)
A method comprising:…

Method of Data Management for Efficiently Storing and Retrieving Data to Respond to User Access Requests
US 08875203 B2, Oct. 28, 2014, Christopher W. B. Goode et al. / Comcast IP Holdings I, LLC (Wilmington, US)
A method comprising:…

Method, Equipment and System for Reducing Media Delay
US 08607286 B2, Dec. 10, 2013, Yekui Wang et al. / Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen, CN)
A method for reducing a media delay, comprising:…

Methods and Systems for Fast Channel Change Between Logical Channels Within a Transport Multiplex
US 08793750 B2, July 29, 2014, Laurence Oliver Ward / Sirius XM Radio Inc. (New York, US)
A method for fast channel change between logical channels within a transport…

Methods and Systems for Providing Video on Demand
US 08832758 B2, Sept. 9, 2014, Charles I Cook et al. / Qwest Communications International Inc. (Denver, US)
A method for providing a selected video segment to customer premises equipment,…

Non-Real Time Push Services
US 08726322 B2, May 13, 2014, Mark Kenneth Eyer / Sony Corporation (Tokyo, JP)
A digital television transmitter configured to transmit non-real time (NRT)…

Personal Media Broadcasting System With Output Buffer
US 08819750 B2, Aug. 26, 2014, Vijayachandran Velliyan Mariappan et al. / Sling Media, Inc. (Foster City, US)
A device that transmits a media stream to a media player via a network…

Playing Out Interludes Based on Predicted Duration of Channel-Switching Delay or of Invoked Pause
US 08650603 B2, Feb. 11, 2014, Martin Prins et al. / Koninklijke KPN N.V. (The Hague, NL)
A method of controlling a play-out functionality in a data processing system,…

Reducing Channel Change Delays
US 08516531 B2, Aug. 20, 2013, Kim N. Matthews et al. / Alcatel Lucent (Paris, FR)
A method for reducing channel change delays, comprising:…

Synchronization of Media Stream Components
US 08819749 B2, Aug. 26, 2014, Jozef Pieter Van Gassel et al. / Koninklijke Philips B.V. (Eindhoven, NL)
A method for synchronizing a plurality of components of a broadcast media stream,…

System and Method of Providing Video Content
US 08813141 B2, Aug. 19, 2014, Robert Duncan Doverspike et al. / AT&T Intellectual Properties I, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A method of providing video content, the method comprising:…

System for Updating Channel Lineup for Broadcasting and Switched Digital Broadcasting Services
US 08566888 B2, Oct. 22, 2013, David P. Reed et al. / Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (Louisville, US)
A method for delivering video programs to customers by means of a system…

Systems and Methods for Allocating Bandwidth in Switched Digital Video Systems Based on Interest
US 08627389 B2, Jan. 7, 2014, Michael L. Craner / Rovi Guides, Inc. (Santa Clara, US)
A method for providing a start-over feature that allows a user to watch a program…

Video Identification and Search
US 08719884 B2, May 6, 2014, Eitan Sharon et al. / Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, US)
A computer-readable storage medium having computer-readable instructions…

Video Playback Device for Channel Browsing
US 08522291 B2, Aug. 27, 2013, Cheng-sean Chen et al. / AVerMedia Technologies, Inc. (New Taipei, TW)
A video playback device, provided in a P2P-based network, comprising:…

Virtual Multimedia Matrix Over Packet Switched Network
US 08806547 B2, Aug. 12, 2014, Patrick Hardy et al. / Thomson Licensing (Boulogne, Billancourt, FR)
A switching device in a packet-switched communication network, said switching…

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