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Chris KALABOUKIS patents

Recent bibliographic sampling of Chris KALABOUKIS patents listed/published in the public domain by the USPTO (USPTO Patent Application #,Title):



03/12/15 - 20150074235 - Method and system for media collection expansion
Systems and methods have been developed for expanding collections of media objects that are stored remotely. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for continuously monitoring and updating collections of media objects stored in a user's media repository (e.g., a “media locker”)....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Roberto Fisher (Yahoo! Inc.)

01/08/15 - 20150012925 - Method and system for improved media distribution
This disclosure describes methods and systems for improved media distribution. More specifically, this disclosure sets forth methods and systems for distributing video to a third party....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

09/18/14 - 20140280735 - Methods and systems for pre-caching information on a mobile computing device
Systems and methods for pre-caching information on mobile computing devices are set forth in this disclosure....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Marc Davis, Ron Martinez (Yahoo! Inc.)

04/24/14 - 20140114572 - System and method for determination and display of personalized distance
A system and method for determination and display of personalized distance. A request is received for the determination of a personalized distance over a network, wherein the request comprises an identification of a requesting user, and a plurality of real world entities comprising at least a starting location and an...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Christopher W. Higgins, Marc Davis, Joseph O'sullivan, Athellina Athsani, Ronald Martinez, Christopher T. Paretti (Yahoo! Inc.)

03/06/14 - 20140067844 - System and method for context enhanced mapping
A system and method for Context Enhanced Mapping. A request is received from a user over a network for a map comprising an identification of a physical location, and at least one criteria. The physical location is mapped. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network relating to...
Inventors: Christopher William Higgins, Marc Eliot Davis, Ronald Martinez, Joseph James O'sullivan, Christopher T. Paretti, Chris Kalaboukis, Athellina Athsani (Yahoo! Inc.)

11/07/13 - 20130297652 - System and method for presentation of media related to a context
A system and method for presentation of media related to a context. A request is received over a network from a requesting device for media related to a context, wherein the request comprises at least one criteria. A query is formulated based on the context criteria so as to search,...
Inventors: Christopher W. Higgins, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Michael Spiegelman, Ronald Martinez, Marc Davis, Chris Kalaboukis

09/12/13 - 20130238727 - System and method for context enhanced messaging
A system and method for media enhanced messaging. A message from a message sender to be delivered to at least one message recipient is received over a network. The message comprises at least one delivery criteria and at least one content criteria. When it is determined, via the network that...
Inventors: Ronald Martinez, Marc Eliot Davis, Michael Spiegelman, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Christopher William Higgins, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

04/25/13 - 20130103796 - Media enhancement mechanism
A method to provide additional media objects for data objects containing one or more existing media objects is described. The existing media object is analyzed to determine additional related media available on the network and the data object description is augmented with metadata to identify the additional media in an...
Inventors: Roberto Warren Fisher, Chris Kalaboukis, Ronald Martinez, Ian C. Rogers

01/17/13 - 20130018897 - System and method for distributing media related to a location
A system and method for distributing media related to a location. The physical location of a media presentation device is received over a network. The physical location of a plurality of end users are identified, via the network, wherein each of plurality of users is associated with a user device...
Inventors: Ronald Martinez, Marc Eliot Davis, Michael Spiegelman, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Christopher William Higgins, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

11/08/12 - 20120284338 - Provisioning my status information to others in my social network
A device, system, and method are directed towards sending a status of a user in a social network to a recipient. In one embodiment, a status of the user is received over a channel. The channel may include an application protocol. The recipient is selected based on a membership in...
Inventors: Cameron Marlow, Neal Sample, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

09/20/12 - 20120239496 - Method and system for displaying contextual advertisements with media
Systems and methods have been developed for displaying contextually relevant advertisements to users as media objects are being rendered. One or more data sources with contextual information for different portions of each media object are maintained. From this contextual information, keywords may be generated and used to locate contextually-related advertisements....
Inventors: Steven Clarke-martin, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

09/09/10 - 20100228826 - Provisioning my status information to others in my social network
A device, system, and method are directed towards sending a status of a user in a social network to a recipient. A status of the user is received over a channel. The recipient is selected based on a membership in the social network, a preference of the recipient, or a...
Inventors: Cameron Marlow, Neal Sample, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

08/19/10 - 20100211466 - System and method for displaying contextual advertisements with media
Systems and methods have been developed for displaying contextually relevant advertisements to users as media objects are being rendered. One or more data sources with contextual information for different portions of each media object are maintained. From this contextual information, keywords may be generated and used to locate contextually-related advertisements....
Inventors: Steven Clarke-martin, Chris Kalaboukis

08/05/10 - 20100198869 - System and method for communal search
A system and method which may allow a requester to post a search query and get time-sensitive responses from other users who are best suited to respond to the search query. The system may find out such best suited responders based on their location, activity and time affinity/proximity to the...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Elizabeth F. Churchill, Athellina Athsani (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/13/10 - 20100121749 - Real-time validation system for transactions
A method of validating a transaction between a giving entity and a receiving entity includes: providing receiving-entity context values to the receiving entity for evaluating requests by the receiving entity; accepting request values for the receiving entity, wherein the request values include values for at least one of goods, services...
Inventors: Athellina Athsani, Jonathan Matkowsky, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/06/10 - 20100114709 - Real-time distribution of targeted advertisement and sponsored content
A method and system for serving advertisement or sponsored content information is provided. The method employed by the system may include receiving information that describes the capabilities of an ad serving device, receiving information that enables sensing the presence of individuals in a vicinity of the ad serving device, matching...
Inventors: Athellina Athsani, Marc Davis, Marco Boerries, Chris Kalaboukis, Joseph O'sullivan, Chris W. Higgins, Christopher T. Paretti, Edward Stanley Ott, Iv, Irfan Presswala (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/06/10 - 20100114697 - Real-time distribution of targeted advertisement and sponsored content
A method and system for serving advertisement or sponsored content information is provided. The method employed by the system may include receiving a request to communicate advertisement or sponsored content information to ad serving devices that match a selection criteria, locating ad serving devices that match the received selection criteria,...
Inventors: Athellina Athsani, Marc Davis, Marco Boerries, Chris Kalaboukis, Joseph O'sullivan, Chris W. Higgins, Christopher T. Paretti, Edward Stanley Ott, Iv, Irfan Presswala (Yahoo! Inc.)

04/29/10 - 20100103075 - Reconfiguring reality using a reality overlay device
Virtual entities are displayed alongside real world entities in a wearable reality overlay device worn by the user. Information related to an environment proximate to the wearable device is determined. For example, a position of the wearable device may be determined, a camera may capture an image of the environment,...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Stephan Douris, Marc Perry, Barry Crane (Yahoo! Inc.)

04/08/10 - 20100088148 - System and methodology for recommending purchases for a shopping intent
Techniques are disclosed for optimizing shopping. In one aspect, purchase items are recommended to a user based on the total purchasing costs of the recommended purchase items. In one embodiment, the total purchase cost includes not just the price of the purchase item but also includes weighted costs based on...
Inventors: Irfan Presswala, Athellina Athsani, Chris W. Higgins, Chris Kalaboukis, Marc Davis, Christopher T. Paretti, Edward Stanley Ott, Iv

04/01/10 - 20100082688 - System and method for reporting and analysis of media consumption data
A system and method for reporting and analysis of media consumption data. A request is received over a network from a requesting user for consumption data relating to at least one media object, the request comprising an identification of the media objects. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to...
Inventors: Marc Eliot Davis, Michael Spiegelman, Chris Kalaboukis, Ronald Martinez, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Christopher T. Paretti, Christopher William Higgins (Yahoo! Inc.)

03/25/10 - 20100077017 - System and method for distributing media related to a location
A system and method for distributing media related to a location. The physical location of a media presentation device is received over a network. The physical location of a plurality of end users are identified, via the network, wherein each of plurality of users is associated with a user device...
Inventors: Ronald Martinez, Marc Eliot Davis, Michael Spiegelman, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Chirstopher William Higgins, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

02/25/10 - 20100049702 - System and method for context enhanced messaging
A system and method for media enhanced messaging. A message from a message sender to be delivered to at least one message recipient is received over a network. The message comprises at least one delivery criteria and at least one content criteria. When it is determined, via the network that...
Inventors: Ronald Martinez, Marc Eliot Davis, Michael Spiegelman, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Christopher William Higgins, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

02/04/10 - 20100030740 - System and method for context enhanced mapping
A system and method for Context Enhanced Mapping. A request is received from a user over a network for a map comprising an identification of a physical location, and at least one criteria. The physical location is mapped. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network relating to...
Inventors: Christopher William Higgins, Marc Eliot Davis, Ronald Martinez, Joseph James O'sullivan, Christopher T. Paretti, Chris Kalaboukis, Athellina Athsani (Yahoo! Inc.)

02/04/10 - 20100027527 - System and method for improved mapping and routing
A system and method for improved mapping and routing. A request for the determination of a route is received over a network. The request comprises an identification of a requesting user, and at least one objective. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network which relating to the...
Inventors: Christopher William Higgins, Marc Eliot Davis, Ronald Martinez, Joseph James O'sullivan, Athellina Athsani, Chris Kalaboukis, Christopher T. Paretti (Yahoo! Inc.)

01/28/10 - 20100023878 - Virtual notes in a reality overlay
Virtual notes are provided that enable virtual communications between users. A user is enabled to input content into a note using an electronic device. The user is enabled to associate a virtual representation of the note with an entity to generate a virtual note. The user is enabled to position...
Inventors: Stephan Douris, Barry Crane, Marc Perry, Athellina Athsani, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

12/31/09 - 20090328087 - System and method for location based media delivery
A system and method for selecting and presenting media on a network to tune an environment to the tastes of the users within that environment, thus improving the experience of that location. A physical location of a media presentation device is received over a network. The physical location of a...
Inventors: Christopher W. Higgins, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Michael Spiegelman, Ronald Martinez, Marc Davis, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

12/31/09 - 20090327520 - Method and apparatus for mapping unknown information in real or virtual worlds
A method and apparatus are given for providing a suggested path on the Internet to a topic of interest for a user. In one example, the method includes receiving the topic of interest, receiving a map of the Internet, receiving a map of information known to the user, calculating a...
Inventors: Felix Lee, Chris Kalaboukis

12/31/09 - 20090326800 - System and method for determination and display of personalized distance
A system and method for determination and display of personalized distance. A request is received for the determination of a personalized distance over a network, wherein the request comprises an identification of a requesting user, and a plurality of real world entities comprising at least a starting location and an...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Christopher W. Higgins, Marc Davis, Joseph O'sullivan, Athellina Athsani, Ronald Martinez, Christopher T. Paretti (Yahoo! Inc.)

12/31/09 - 20090325602 - System and method for presentation of media related to a context
A system and method for presentation of media related to a context. A request is received over a network from a requesting device for media related to a context, wherein the request comprises at least one criteria. A query is formulated based on the context criteria so as to search,...
Inventors: Christopher W. Higgins, Christopher T. Paretti, Nicola Stefano Ghezzi, Michael Spiegelman, Ronald Martinez, Marc Davis, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

11/26/09 - 20090289956 - Virtual billboards
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for implementing a reality overlay device. A reality overlay device captures information that is pertinent to physical surroundings with respect to a device, the information including at least one of visual information or audio information. The reality overlay device may transmit at least a portion...
Inventors: Stephan Douris, Marc Perry, Barry Crane, Chris Kalaboukis, Athellina Athsani (Yahoo! Inc.)

11/26/09 - 20090289955 - Reality overlay device
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for capturing information that is pertinent to physical surroundings with respect to a device, the information including at least one of visual information or audio information. Overlay information for use in generating a transparent overlay via the device is obtained using at least a portion...
Inventors: Stephan Douris, Marc Perry, Barry Crane, Chris Kalaboukis, Athellina Athsani (Yahoo! Inc.)

06/18/09 - 20090158176 - Sharing of content and hop distance over a social network
A method, system, and apparatus are directed to sharing information over a network. A drag-and-drop of a selection of a portion of content may be received at a sharing area. A sharing message may be generated based on a type of the portion. If the type of the portion indicates...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Eun-gyu Kim (Yahoo! Inc.)

06/18/09 - 20090157845 - Sharing of multimedia and relevance measure based on hop distance in a social network
A method, system, and apparatus are directed to sharing information over a network. A request to share a multimedia object may be received. A relevance measure may be retrieved based on an identity of the multimedia object. Sharing the network of the multimedia object between an originating sharing member and...
Inventors: Eun-gyu Kim, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

06/04/09 - 20090144377 - Social news forwarding to generate interest clusters
Embodiments are directed towards managing messages based on generated interest clusters. A message may be analyzed to determine one or more interest clusters associated with the message. The message may be automatically sent to members within the determined interest cluster(s), or if no members are in the interest cluster(s), to...
Inventors: Eun-gyu Kim, Chris Kalaboukis (Yahoo! Inc.)

06/04/09 - 20090144328 - E-commerce system using searchable tags
An infrastructure facility for interactive commerce in media objects over a network is described. Consumers are provided with searchable access to media object suppliers using standardized commercial packages. A commercial package is associated with a media object by using a commerce tag consisting of embedded metadata to identify the associated...
Inventors: Ronald Martinez, Chris Kalaboukis, Priyank Shanker Garg (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/28/09 - 20090138502 - Method and system for media collection expansion
Systems and methods have been developed for expanding collections of media objects that are stored remotely. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for continuously monitoring and updating collections of media objects stored in a user's media repository (e.g., a “media locker”)....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Roberto Fisher (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/28/09 - 20090138495 - Method and system of providing user augmented content
A method for enabling users to share information across websites. A user may add some information to augment a posting on a first website to annotate its content. The information may be displayed on the first website as a related file and stored in a user augmented content system (UACS)...
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Roberto Fisher, Ron Martinez, Athellina Athsani

05/28/09 - 20090138493 - Method and system for media transformation
Systems and methods have been developed for transforming the format of media objects. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for transforming the format of media objects associated with a user media locker....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Roberto Fisher (Yahoo! Inc.)

05/28/09 - 20090138346 - Method and system for media promotion
Systems and methods have been developed for promoting media objects to users. More specifically, systems and methods have been developed for profiling a user media repository and delivering promotional media objects to the user's media repository based upon the profile....
Inventors: Chris Kalaboukis, Roberto Fisher (Yahoo! Inc.)

04/30/09 - 20090113315 - Multimedia enhanced instant messaging engine
A method to provide additional media objects for two or more users intercommunicating over a network is described. The intercommunication messages are analyzed to determine additional related media objects available on the network, and one or more best related media objects are transmitted to the intercommunicating users. The additional media...


04/30/09 - 20090113301 - Multimedia enhanced browser interface
A toolbar application for network browser applications is described. The tool augments web pages with related multimedia content. The browser application allows the user to locate and render a web page of personal interest. The tool invokes a mechanism to identify one or more media objects related to the web...


04/30/09 - 20090112874 - Text enhancement mechanism
Media enhancing services for pages containing text is described. Text is analyzed to determine related additional media available on the network, and the page description is augmented with metadata to identify the additional media in an enhanced page description. When the enhanced page is rendered, the metadata facilitates incorporation of...


04/30/09 - 20090112839 - Media enhancement mechanism
A method to provide additional media objects for data objects containing one or more existing media objects is described. The existing media object is analyzed to determine additional related media available on the network, and the data object description is augmented with metadata to identify the additional media in an...


04/16/09 - 20090100151 - Network accessible media object index
A real-time locater for digital media objects, related to one or more creative compositions and accessible over a network, is described. A service-provider maintains a master index of the digital media objects. The master index is organized by considering each media object to be an example of a primary attribute...


04/16/09 - 20090100062 - Playlist resolver
A real-time locater for digital media objects, related to one or more musical compositions and accessible over a network, is described. A service-provider maintains a master index of the digital media objects and a playlist-resolver server. The master index is organized by considering each media object to be an example...


04/02/09 - 20090089327 - System and method for social programming of media sources
A method, system and user interface are provided for building and programming an online media (radio or TV) station based on collaboration by the station's users. The method includes creating an initial playlist for an online media station; creating a set of recommended media content items distinct from the initial...


03/12/09 - 20090070371 - Inline rights request and communication for remote content
Methods for inline communication of permissible uses or rights of a media asset to a user are provided. In one example, a method includes receiving an intended use of a media asset from a remote device (e.g., from a user wishing to reuse the media asset in some fashion), and...


03/12/09 - 20090070370 - Trackbacks for media assets
Methods for creating a compilation of media assets and tracking uses of media assets are provided. In one example, the method includes generating a playlist referencing a first media asset and a second media asset, wherein the first media asset has a reference associated therewith (e.g., a tag or item...


03/05/09 - 20090064005 - In-place upload and editing application for editing media assets
System and methods for editing media assets are provided. In one example, apparatus for editing media assets includes logic (e.g., software) for causing the display of a media asset editor embedded within a web page, the editor operable to display a media asset and cause an edit of the media...


03/05/09 - 20090063496 - Automated most popular media asset creation
A method for automatically generating most popular videos or aggregate media assets based on a set of criteria is provided. In one example, the method includes receiving a set of criteria (e.g., one or more criterion) for selecting media assets, selecting at least two media assets from a plurality of...


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20090019486 - Method and system for improved media distribution


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