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Television signal processing for dynamic recording or reproducing June invention type 06/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100158470 - Identification of segments within audio, video, and multimedia items: The invention pertains to methods, systems, and apparatus for identifying segments within a media item, the media segment including at least one of audio content and video content, comprising segmenting the media item into a plurality of segments as a function of subject matter, storing data identifying each segment and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff , Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007412
20100158472 - Computer-readable storage medium having moving image generation program stored therein, computer-readable storage medium having moving image reproduction program stored therein, moving image generation apparatus, and moving image reproduction apparatus: For lower load in image encoding, the present invention causes the CPU core to function as the following sections: an editing execution section for an editing process, including shifting process, of an unprocessed image which may undergo previous editing process, under user's input; a shift amount calculation section for calculating... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.
20100158471 - Image processing device and image processing method: The present invention has been made to facilitate search or management of video data. The present invention acquires feature parameters representing the feature of video data or audio data or associated parameters linked to the video data or audio data together with the video data and generates metadata from the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100158473 - Camera event logger: A camera event logger device coupled to a motion picture camera, including: a data port configured to receive control signals to manage the logger device including a particular receive frequency; a radio-frequency receiver configured to receive time signal of the particular receive frequency to enable fine adjustment of a timecode;... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100158474 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a generation unit configured to continuously generate still images from a moving image which is being read out from a recording medium and played back, a detection unit configured to detect a change of a playback state of the moving image which is being read... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100158475 - Apparatus and method for performing a correlation between a test sound signal replayable at variable speed and a reference sound signal: An apparatus for performing a correlation between a test sound signal replayable at variable speed and a reference sound signal, which is a digitally stored version of the test sound signal, has a determinator for determining a measure for the replay speed of a test sound signal; a variator for... Agent: Schoppe, Zimmermann , Stockeler & Zinkler C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100158477 - Apparatus and methods for resolving recording conflicts of a digital video recorder: Apparatus and methods are provided which facilitate the resolution of recording conflicts of a digital video recorder (DVR). A DVR identifies a recording conflict between a first recording timer associated with a first television program and a second recording timer associated with a second television program. A communication is initiated... Agent: Echostar Technologies, L.L.C. Legal Department
20100158478 - Living memorial for grave marker & methods of operation thereof: Embodiments of the invention are directed to grave markers incorporating a living memorial and methods of operation thereof. In one embodiment, a grave marker incorporating a living memorial includes a monitor and/or speakers electrically or wirelessly connected to a data storage device which stores a pre-recorded message from a deceased... Agent: Loza & Loza LLP
20100158476 - Methods, systems and computer program products for local dvr scheduling conflict management: This disclosure details the implementation of methods, systems and computer program products for local DVR scheduling conflict management (hereinafter, “SCM”). SCM systems allow for automatic organization, prioritization, and conflict resolution for multiple scheduled recording specifications. Conflicting scheduled recordings may be re-organized based on single-stage and/or multi-stage conflict resolution procedures. Embodiments... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100158479 - Systems and methods for recording multiple programs simultaneously with a single tuner: Systems and methods for simultaneously recording multiple programs using a single tuner. A content source generates a digital transport multiplex having multiple programs. An interactive television application tunes to the digital transport multiplex using a tuner and simultaneously records the programs. The content source may create a personalized digital transport... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100158480 - Multi-stream encryption method and apparatus, and host device for multi-channel recording: A multi-stream encryption apparatus and method, and a host device for multi-channel recording of a plurality of fee-based broadcasting services in a Downloadable Conditional Access System (DCAS) are provided.... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100158483 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus is configured to cause a display unit to display image data segments and subtitle data segments. The image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input image data segments, an extraction unit configured to extract subtitle data segments and time information that associates the subtitle... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100158482 - Method for processing a video data set: The invention relates to a method for processing a video data set, which comprises a sequence of original images, into a modified video data set which, in addition to the sequence of original images, comprises virtual images derived therefrom in one or more data processing units, wherein an SfM analysis... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100158481 - Video reproducing apparatus: According to the invention, a video reproducing apparatus includes: a reading module configured to read out video information and caption information, the video information including control information; a video processing module configured to generate a display image to be displayed on a screen, the display image having an image corresponding... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100158484 - Methods and apparatus for filtering and inserting content into a presentation stream using signature data: Described herein are methods and apparatus for the identification of locations in a presentation stream based on metadata associated with the presentation stream. Locations within a presentation stream are identified using signature data associated with the presentation stream. The identified locations within a presentation stream may be utilized to identify... Agent: Echostar Technologies, L.L.C. Legal Department
20100158485 - Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method: A variable length coding method is comprised of: a coefficient value scanning step in which an RL sequence generation unit 203, a reordering unit 202, and a binarization unit 203 scan coefficient values within a block in a predetermined scanning order starting at a higher-frequency component toward a lower-frequency component;... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100158486 - Storage device and controller to selectively activate a storage media: In a particular embodiment, a system includes a controller adapted to determine a data transfer rate associated with at least one data stream to be written to a storage media and to selectively activate at least one of a first memory and a second memory based on the data transfer... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC C/o Westman, Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100158487 - Authoring device and authoring method: According to one embodiment, an authoring apparatus configured to generate writing data to be stored in an optical disc from a video content data, includes an indexing processor configured to generate face image indexing information includes face images extracted from the video content data and time stamp information representing a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100158488 - Multiple step identification of recordings: Multiple information is extracted from an unknown recording and information associated therewith. Associated information includes the filename, if the recording is a computer file in, e.g., MP3 format, or table of contents (TOC) data, if the recording is on a removable medium, such as a compact disc. At least one... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100150520 - Method and system for controlling playback of a video program including by providing visual feedback of program content at a target time: In a class of embodiments, a method for controlling playback of a video program by a media player including by providing visual feedback (referred to as a thumbnail) indicative of content of the program at a target location, a media player configured to perform any embodiment of the method, and... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100150519 - Video reproducing apparatus, a video system, and a reproduction speed converting method of video: For smoothing motion of an video during time of a special reproduction, in a video reproducing apparatus, for outputting an input video signal while holding it temporarily therein, comprises a buffering portion (100), and a video speed converter portion (101), for producing an interpolation frame responding to motion of video... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100150524 - Method, apparatus and program for recording and playing back content data, method, apparatus and program for playing back content data, and method, apparatus and program for recording content data: A method, apparatus and program for recording and playing back content data, method, apparatus and program for playing back content data, and method, apparatus and program for recording content data. The recording and playback apparatus is configured to record content data including a content and play back the content of... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100150523 - Playback apparatus, integrated circuit, and playback method considering trickplay: A read unit 201 reads a digital stream that includes a left-view video stream and a right-view video stream from a recording medium. A mode storage unit 203 stores either a 3D mode to show a user video frames in stereoscopic view or a 2D mode to show a user... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100150521 - System and method for content playback control across multiple access mediums: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a controller to enable trick mode bookmarking of media content presented at one of multiple access mediums including at least an interactive television system, a mobile communication device, and a computer, and receive a transfer of a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gmg Attn: Patent Docketing
20100150522 - System and method to display a progress bar: A method includes receiving input at a media display control device generating a display of media content. The method includes executing a media control function in response to the input. Executing the media control function causes the media display control device to advance or rewind the media content displayed by... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20100150525 - Interactive television system with automatic switching from broadcast media to streaming media: An interactive television system is provided in which a user may perform playback control functions while watching a broadcast television program. When the user requests such a function, a television distribution facility may transmit an interactive streaming media version of the program to the user's equipment. The user equipment switches... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100150526 - Apparatus and method for providing a sequence of video frames, apparatus and method for providing a scene model, scene model, apparatus and method for creating a menu structure and computer program: An apparatus for creating a menu structure of a video medium includes an apparatus for providing a sequence of video frames. The apparatus is adapted to generate the sequence of video frames being part of the menu structure on the basis of a scene model, on the basis of additional... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20100150527 - Segment boundary obfuscation: A method and system for obfuscating segment boundary markers, such as but not limited to obfuscating boundary markers used to identify beginning and/or ending boundaries of a sequence of segments forming a programming event. The obfuscation may be achieved by embedding decoy and offset boundary markers within the sequence of... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100150528 - Systems and methods for reducing cut-offs in program recording: A media recording system may be provided. The recording system may include features for reducing recording cut-off of a particular media event due to changes in the start time and end time of what is scheduled to be recorded. The recording system may provide a user with an opportunity to... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100150530 - Network media player and overlay feature: A network media player enables the addition of one or more overlays during content playback. This allows insertion of images, sound, text, logos, ticker bars, and the like in video, audio, or other available content. Overlays may be user-generated to customize content playback, or network-generated to allow insertion of advertising,... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20100150529 - Playback device, playback method, playback program, and integrated circuit: The reading unit reads an application program, image data, a video stream, and an application management file from a recording medium. The virtual machine unit executes the application program. The memory unit includes an image data area for storing the image data. The playback unit plays back video data with... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100150531 - Method to improve storage efficiency of high definition digital video recorders: A method and computer program product for improving storage efficiency for a digital video recorder. In one embodiment, a determination is made as to whether television programming is being presented on a high definition channel or a standard definition channel. The television programming is recorded using the digital video recorder... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20100150532 - Electronic device system: An electronic device system includes a plurality of electronic devices each having at least an audiovisual playback device capable of reading one of stored audiovisual content data and received audiovisual content data, and an audiovisual output device capable of outputting desired audiovisual content, a bus establishing connection among the plurality... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100150533 - Recording/playback device, recording device, and recording/playback method: A recording/playback device includes an information conversion unit converting video or audio information, received from an external source, to video or audio data for recording on a rewritable optical disk, a recording unit recording the video or audio data on said optical disk, and a playback unit playing back the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100142912 - Image display methods and systems with sub-frame intensity compensation: Image display methods and systems are provided wherein for each of a plurality of still images of a motion picture, rendering a respective sequence of sub-frames such that in each sub-frame one or more portions of the still image is altered with the sequence of sub-frames summing to the still... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20100142914 - Method and device for describing and capturing video object: A method and a device for describing and capturing video objects are provided in the embodiments of the present application, including: capturing video images to generate video sequences, generating a video object tracking sequence (OTS) according to the video sequences, and generating video object descriptors (ODs) according to the video... Agent: Huawei/bhgl
20100142913 - Video-audio recording apparatus, and video-audio recording method: Provided is a video-audio recording apparatus capable of executing a transition effect processing simply simultaneously with an image pickup. In this apparatus, a setting unit (121) of a transition effect unit (106) registers a transition effect in accordance with an input selected from a transition effect setting screen by an... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
20100142917 - video data reproduction system: A transmission server reads out encoded data files from storage medium such as memory in itself and removable medium, and transmits the read-out file to the reproduction apparatus upon the request from the reproduction apparatus. A plurality of encoded video files are corresponding to an AV content. These encoded data... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100142916 - Content reproducing device: A content reproducing device 1 reproducing a video/audio content recorded on a recording medium accesses the recording medium as triggered by a predetermined user's operation before a start of reproducing the content, generates a table from reproducing sequence information of respective control information files, determines the content file to be... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100142915 - Methods and systems for use in providing playback of variable length content in a fixed length framework: The present embodiments methods and systems for use in providing supplemental content to be played back with a portable storage medium through a playback device that conforms to a fixed length content framework, by receive request for supplemental content from a playback device; identifying the supplemental content; retrieve supplemental content;... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100142919 - Recording medium reproducing apparatus and method: The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for reproducing a recording medium that require input of a code number only once when the code number is required to be inputted to both a directory and a PlayList for reproduction. A plurality of directories such as DVR, DVR1,... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100142918 - Reserved recording method and apparatus of broadcast program: A reserved recording method and apparatus of broadcast programs are disclosed. In setting reserved recording for broadcast programs, a start complementary time (SCT) and/or an end complementary time (ECT) are additionally set before a start time and after an end time of the broadcast programs, and if the SCT or... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100142920 - Multimedia signal processing system: A multimedia signal processing system utilizes an easily manipulated, low-cost storage and display system that allows the user to view a television program and instantly review previous scenes within the program. The invention also allows the user to store selected programs while simultaneously watching or reviewing another. A versatile system... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100142921 - Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving digital broadcasting: This research discloses a digital broadcasting contents transmitting/receiving apparatus that can quickly and easily purchase broadcasting contents, and a method thereof. The apparatus for receiving a digital broadcasting includes: a broadcasting contents receiver configured to receive a broadcasting content and first program protection information (PPI) including distribution scope information of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100142922 - Digital light processing anti-camcorder swich: A method and apparatus are described for controlling anti-camcording features for individual pixels of a digital content display system, including receiving pixel component values, receiving an indication of whether anti-camcording is enabled, adjusting the pixel component values in response to the anti-camcording indication and based on the pixel component values... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100142925 - Data processing device, data processing method, and program: A data processing device including an output control unit configured to extract a character string targeted for a search from subtitle data of content data including image data, voice data, and the subtitle data, search the voice data for data of a voice uttering the character string, acquire timing information... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100142924 - Playback apparatus, playback method, and program for performing stereoscopic playback: In performing stereoscopic view, a shift information memory (21) stores, as a number of pixel lengths, an offset indicating how far in a right direction or a left direction to move coordinates of pixels to realize stereoscopic view. When realizing stereoscopic view, a plane shift engine (20) moves the coordinates... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100142923 - Recording medium, and method and apparatus for reproducing the recording medium: In one embodiment, the method includes retrieving management information associated with audiovisual data. The management information includes location information, an indicator, and reference information. The method further includes identifying whether or not a set of additional data associated with the audiovisual data exists in a stream including at least a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100142927 - Audio and video synchronization apparatus and method in wireless communication network: An audio and video synchronization apparatus and method in a wireless communication network are provided. The audio and video synchronization apparatus includes a receiver that receives audio frames and video frames, a playback buffer that sequentially buffers the audio frames, a detector that determines whether the audio frames are synchronized... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100142926 - Method and apparatus for remote voice-over or music production and management: A desktop application and supporting web site for recording voice-over or music sessions is introduced, wherein the production staff and talent may be in separate remote locations. The application includes providing a high quality data format for transferring audiovisual data, recordings and the like, and a lower-quality data format for... Agent: Charles A. Rattner
20100142928 - Overlaying virtual content onto video stream of people within venue based on analysis of the people within the video stream: A video stream of people within a venue like a movie theater is received. The people within the video stream are analyzed. Based on analysis of the people within the video stream, virtual content is overlaid onto the video stream. The video stream, with the virtual content overlaid thereon, is... Agent: Law Offices Of Michael Dryja
20100142929 - Recording device and reproduction device: There is provided an operation mechanism for rapidly performing content list display and title menu display in a recording device itself or in other devices such as a player and a recorder while eliminating the necessity of creation or recording of the title menu data by a recording device. A... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100142930 - Playback apparatus for performing application-synchronized playback: A playback apparatus for playing a digital stream in conjunction with an application includes a package management unit operable to generate package information by merging files recorded on a first recording medium and a second recording medium, in accordance with merge management information, and a selection unit operable to detect... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100142931 - System and method for processing video: A system and method for allocating video processing tasks over multiple video processors include an apparatus. The apparatus includes a plurality of video processors. Each video processor includes a first processor that processes video data and manages buffers used in conversion and displaying video data. The video processor includes a... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100135634 - Video processing device, recording medium, video signal processing method, video signal processing program, and integrated circuit: It is possible to realize a novel video processing device that can utilize the compatibility between the spaces of an encoded image in an xvYCC system with a wide color gamut and an encoded image in the conventional YCbCr system. The video signal processing device (100) detects the type of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100135635 - Image processing apparatus, moving image reproducing apparatus, and processing method and program therefor: In viewing a moving image taken by an image taking apparatus, contents of that moving image are easily understood. A feature quantity extraction block 150 extracts a feature quantity associated with a taken image. A conversion information correction block 160 corrects conversion information if the feature quantity is over a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100135636 - Media streaming with smooth fast-forward and rewind: Media streaming with smooth fast-forward and rewind is disclosed. One embodiment receives a media stream encoded at a first bit rate over a network connection, and in response to an input to fast-forward or rewind the media stream, the media stream may be retrieved at a second bit rate, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100135637 - Methods and systems for use in providing playback of variable length content in a fixed length framework: The present embodiments provide methods and systems for use in providing supplemental content to be played back with a portable storage medium. Some embodiments retrieve supplemental content associated with a portable storage medium distributed to be played back by a playback device; access a predefined clip template; process the supplemental... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100135638 - Receiving device and receiving method: There is provided a method by which, when a broadcast receiving device downloads and stores a content with an expiration time from a communication line etc, and a user reproduces the content, an electronic clock for judging the validity of the expiration time is set to a correct time and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100135639 - Systems and methods for recording and playing back programs having desirable recording attributes: Systems and methods for recording multiple copies of a program are provided. The method may include receiving a user instruction to record a program. A determination may be made to record multiple copies of the program. In response to the determination, multiple copies of the program may be recorded. A... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100135640 - System and method for storing and displaying 3-d video content: Systems and methods for reducing problems and disadvantages associated with storing and displaying three-dimensional video content are disclosed. An article of manufacture may include a computer readable medium and data carried on the computer readable medium. The data may be readable by a processor and may including a first content... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p
20100135641 - Method and device for encoding vibro-kinetic data onto an lpcm audio stream over an hdmi link: There is described a method and device for encoding a vibro-kinetic signal (e.g., motion codes) directly onto a video player media (e.g., a DVD player) and for streaming the vibro-kinetic signal to a dedicated motion decoder in synchrony to the audio and video, while the movie support media (e.g., a... Agent: Benoit & Cote, S.e.n.c.
20100135642 - Apparatus and method for displaying available video play times based on remaining battery capacity: A apparatus and method for displaying available video play times are provided. Information about a remaining battery capacity of a video playing apparatus and information about a resolution of a video file is received from a first signal input unit, and information contained in a codec-resolution mapping table is received... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100135643 - Streaming non-continuous video data: A method and apparatus for providing a plurality of sequential image data samples for display, is disclosed. A first one of the image data samples is accessed and then a second one of the image data samples is accessed. The first and second image data samples may then be provided... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100135644 - Photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the photographing apparatus for restricting bandwidth use of a memory in the photographing apparatus when a still image is captured during recording a motion picture. The method including outputting image data from an imaging device; interpolating the image data and storing the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100135645 - Smmd media producing and reproducing apparatus: A SMMD media producing apparatus includes: a pre-processor for extracting first media data and produces MXF media data with adjusted resolution using media data of an MXF format; and a neo-data producer for extracting second media data from the MXF media data with the adjusted resolution and produces neo-data to... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100135646 - Storage/playback method and apparatus for mpeg-2 transport stream based on iso base media file format: Provided are a method and apparatus for storing and playing back an MPEG-2 TS based on an ISO-based media file format. The method includes: storing a target MPEG-2 TS in an mdat box of the ISO-based media file format; and dividing the MPEG-2 TS by samples through time information, location... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLPPrevious industry: Optical waveguides
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