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348 - Television

348461000 - NONPICTORIAL DATA PACKET IN TELEVISION FORMAT

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20090207305Caption Display Device - A caption display device is provided in which display settings, such as arrangement of caption/text and the like, can be changed with a consistent operation system independent of the type of a terminal, and caption/text can be viewed even during displaying of a menu or a dialogue. In the caption display device, by causing a document data converting section (08-20-2009
20080259211Using Subtitles for Other Purposes - Aspects of the invention are directed to using subtitles for purposes other than viewing them on a display screen overlaid on the sub-title's corresponding content. While watching television with sub-titles activated, a terminal user may be offered a short-cut and/or one or more options which will use a current (or recently occurring) subtitle for other purposes. A user may be given an opportunity to use the subtitle text for sending the subtitle as message, storing the subtitle as a calendar note, etc. In accordance with another embodiment, subtitles of media content running in the background on a media content receiver terminal may be scanned based on configurable criteria input by a user. If there is a match, the user will be notified via an alarm and may change to the media channel on which the match was found.10-23-2008
20080284909Remote Multimedia Monitoring with Embedded Metrics - In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a copy of a multimedia flow from a point along the path of the multimedia flow through a communication network of nodes, receiving metric information associated with the multimedia flow from one or more probes coupled to the flow path and combining the copy of the multimedia flow and at least a portion of the metric information to provide a combined signal.11-20-2008
20090167940METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING TEXT DATA DURING TRICK PLAY MODE OF VIDEO CONTENT - Various embodiments of apparatus and/or methods are described for presenting text data (e.g., closed captioning data) during trick play mode presentation of a video stream. An analyzed file of the text data is provided on a digital video recorder (DVR), and during trick play mode, text data corresponding to video frames of a video stream is retrieved from the analyzed file and outputted for presentation by the presentation device.07-02-2009
20080273114STB channel reader - A display reader device that reads a channel displayed on a television set top box channel display consistent with certain embodiments has an array of light sensitive electronic elements receiving light signals from a television set top box's channel display and producing an output signal representative of the light pattern received by the array of light sensitive electronic elements. An image processor converts the output signal representative of the light pattern received by the array of light sensitive elements and converts the output signal to a signal representing the channel number displayed on the display. An output from the image processor carries the signal representing the channel number. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.11-06-2008
20100002134COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH DISPLAY STATUS - A communication system includes: providing preferences; sending the preferences to a source device or a display device; and delivering data with the preferences from the source device to the display device.01-07-2010
20090303383REPRODUCING DEVICE, REPRODUCING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND DATA STRUCTURE - A reproducing device includes: a reproducing unit to reproduce subtitle data in accordance with subtitle data included in a stream along with including moving picture data; wherein, with a section where display of the subtitle is constant as the display units of the subtitle, the subtitle data is classified into a display set which is the subtitle data in the display units; and the display set includes number-of-subtitles information representing the number of the subtitles to be displayed, and transparency information representing the transparency of the subtitles; and a display set during a non-display section which hides the subtitle includes the number-of-subtitles information representing that the number of the subtitles is 0, or the transparency information representing that the subtitle is completely transparent; and the reproducing unit reproduces 0 of the subtitles, or the subtitle that is completely transparent, in accordance with a display set during a non-display section.12-10-2009
20090303382GENERATING DEVICE, GENERATING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A generating device includes: a subtitle encode unit for generating subtitle data by encoding the image data of a subtitle; and a determining unit for determining whether or not reproduction of the subtitle is in time for display thereof based on the size of encoded data obtained by encoding the image data, with the subtitle data being classified into display sets as display units, and with the determining unit obtaining processing time regarding the display set of interest from the size of encoded data of the display set of interest according size-time relationship between the size of the encoded data and the processing time, and determining that reproduction of the subtitle of the display set of interest is not in time for display thereof when the available time regarding the display set of interest is below the processing time regarding the display set of interest, to output error information.12-10-2009
20130135525FRAGMENT BOUNDARY INDEPENDENT CLOSED CAPTIONING - A media stream is received and delineated into groups of pictures (GOPs). The GOPs are encoded and fragmented while a closed captioning monitoring system tracks fragment boundaries and adjusts closed captioning information including multi-language data and text tracks for correct presentation even in the presence of fragment boundary crossings. Encoded fragments with timing accurate closed captioning can be maintained as fragments on shared storage, even when randomly accessed.05-30-2013
20090268090STORAGE MEDIUM INCLUDING TEXT-BASED CAPTION INFORMATION, REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND REPRODUCING METHOD THEREOF - A storage medium including moving picture data and subtitle data to be output as a graphic overlapping an image based on the moving picture data, wherein the subtitle data includes text data to generate pixel data converted into a bitmap image, and control information to control the pixel data to be output in real time, and a reproducing apparatus and reproducing method using the storage medium.10-29-2009
20090237558TELETEXT RECEIVING CIRCUIT - A band-pass filter (09-24-2009
20090009661Captioned Still Picture Contents Producing Apparatus, Captioned Still Picture Contents Producing Program and Captioned Still Picture Contents Producing System - There is provided a captioned still picture contents producing technique capable of opening caption broadcasting contents being a closed caption and synthesizing it with a still picture obtained from a TV video to automatically produce new captioned still picture contents. In a captioned still picture contents producing system, a captioned video signal generating apparatus generates a captioned video signal, and a still picture contents producing apparatus produces captioned still picture contents from the captioned video signal. The captioned video signal generating apparatus receives the original video signal and caption signal, and generates a control signal based on whether or not the caption is a real time caption. Then, the captioned video signal generating apparatus synthesizes the caption signal and the video signal and inserts the control signal to a predetermined position to generate a captioned video signal. On the contrary, the still picture contents producing apparatus extracts the caption signal and the control signal from the captioned video signal, and captures the image in the video signal based on the control signal to generate a still picture. At the same time, the still picture contents producing apparatus generates the caption video from the caption signal. Then, the still picture contents producing apparatus synthesizes the still picture and the caption image to produce the captioned still picture contents.01-08-2009
20110019088DIGITAL TELEVISION SIGNAL PROCESSOR AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING SUBTITLE - A digital television signal processor stores moving image resolution of a display unit in advance, and reduces an afterimage of subtitle on the display unit by controlling a subtitle scrolling speed based on the stored moving image resolution.01-27-2011
20080303945STORAGE MEDIUM STORING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLE DATA INCLUDING STYLE INFORMATION, AND APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PLAYING BACK THE STORAGE MEDIUM - A storage medium includes text-based subtitle data including style information for use with an apparatus and a method of playing back the storage medium. The storage medium includes moving image data, and subtitle data for providing a subtitle for the moving image data. The subtitle data is recorded based on a text to be separated from the moving image data and includes information used to select or change an output style of the subtitle. Accordingly, the subtitle can be output using style information selected by a user, and a style in which a subtitle is output can be changed.12-11-2008
20080297653STORAGE MEDIUM FOR STORING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLE DATA INCLUDING STYLE INFORMATION, AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLE DATA INCLUDING STYLE INFORMATION - A storage medium for storing text-based subtitle data including style information, a reproducing apparatus and methods are provided for reproducing text-based subtitle data including style information separately recorded on the storage medium. The storage medium includes: multimedia image data; and text-based subtitle data for displaying subtitles on an image based on the multimedia image data, wherein the text-based subtitle data includes dialog information indicating subtitle contents to be displayed on the image, style information indicating an output style of the dialog information, and partial style information indicating an output style applied to a portion of the dialog information. Accordingly, subtitles can be provided in a plurality of languages without limited to the number of units of subtitle data. In addition, subtitle data can be easily produced and edited. Likewise, an output style of the subtitle data can be changed in a variety of ways. Also, a special style can be applied in order to emphasize a portion of the subtitles.12-04-2008
20120236201DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT, AUTHORING, AND PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES - Various techniques are disclosed for authoring and/or presenting packages of multimedia content. In at least one embodiment, the digital multimedia package may include video content, audio content, and text transcription content representing a transcription of the audio content. The video content, audio content, and text transcription content are each maintained in continuous synchronization with each other during video playback, and also as a user selectively navigates to different scenes of the video content. The text transcription content is presented via an interactive Resources Display GUI. Interacting with the Resources Display GUI, a user may cause the displayed text to dynamically scroll to a different portion of the text transcription corresponding to a different scene of the video. In response, the concurrent presentation of video content may automatically and dynamically change to display video content corresponding to the scene associated with the text transcription currently displayed in the Resources Display GUI.09-20-2012
20110285906DATA TRANSMISSION DEVICE, DATA RECEPTION DEVICE, DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND DATA RECEPTION METHOD - There is provided a data transmission device including a transmission unit which transmits, via a transmission path to a data reception device, video data received by the data transmission device and packetizes closed caption data which was received by the data transmission device and transmits the closed caption data packetized via the transmission path to the data reception device, where the transmission path is constituted by a transmission channel included in a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cable.11-24-2011
20100091187METHOD AND AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE FOR PROCESSING CAPTION INFORMATION - A method for operating an audio/video device is presented, comprising receiving first caption data into the audio/video device, receiving second caption data into the audio/video device, processing the first caption data to display caption information in a first format, after the processing of the first caption data, receiving an instruction to display caption information in a second format, and in response to the instruction, processing the second caption data to display the caption information in the second format.04-15-2010
20090190031TELEVISION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SUBTITLE HANDLING - A string matching pattern is detected in a subtitle text stream extracted from a television stream. If there is a matched string covered by the string matching pattern in the subtitle text stream, a predetermined response is activated. For example, if the string matching pattern is a phone number syntax and there is a sequence number matching the phone number syntax, the response may be set as calling a phone according to the sequence number. Usually, subtitles only last for a few seconds, but the matched string may stay on a screen longer so that a user can have sufficient time to write it down.07-30-2009
20080266449Method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user - The present invention provides a method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user. Closed-caption information is analyzed to find related information on the Internet. User interactions with a TV which receives programming including closed-caption information are monitored to determine user interests. The related closed-caption information is analyzed to determine key information therein. The key information is used for searching for information in available resources such as the Internet, and the search results are used to make recommendations to the user about information of potential interest to the user.10-30-2008
20110149154DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.06-23-2011
20100118189Closed Caption Translation Apparatus and Method of Translating Closed Captioning - In one embodiment, a method is provided that includes receiving a transmitted combined video and closed caption (CC) signal. The combined signal is separated into a CC signal and a video signal. The CC signal is converted into an original CC text stream. The method also includes translating the original CC text stream from a first language into a second language to from a translated CC text stream. In more specific embodiments, the method includes inserting each translated CC text stream into the video signal. The translated CC text can appear instead of the original CC text when the video signal is displayed.05-13-2010
20110205430CAPTION MOVEMENT PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD - An apparatus includes: a unit to identify first pixels belonging to a first portion regarded as a character string that is inserted with an overlap on a background in an expanded image generated by expanding a specific frame image included in video image data; a unit to determine whether any one of the first pixels is out of a display area that is a part of the expanded image and to calculate a movement amount for moving the first portion so as to make all of the first pixels accommodated in the display area when it is determined that any one of the first pixels is out of the display area; and a unit to identify a movement destination pixel for each of the first pixels or the like, according to the movement amount, and to replace a color of the movement destination pixel with a predetermined color.08-25-2011
20120033133CLOSED CAPTIONING LANGUAGE TRANSLATION - The present invention provides an architecture for translating closed captioning text originally provided with a video program from one language to another and presenting the translated closed captioning text with the video program to a viewer. As such, the viewers are able to receive the closed captioning text in languages other than that used for the closed captioning originally provided with the video program. The original closed captioning text may be translated from one language to another by a centralized closed captioning processor, such that the customer equipment for various subscribers can take advantage of centralized translation services. Once, the original closed captioning text is translated, the translated closed captioning text may be delivered to the customer equipment in different ways.02-09-2012
20090185075STORAGE MEDIUM RECORDING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLE STREAM, REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND REPRODUCING METHOD FOR REPRODUCING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLE STREAM RECORDED ON THE STORAGE MEDIUM - A storage medium storing a multimedia image stream and a text-based subtitle stream, and a reproducing apparatus and a reproducing method therefor are provided to reproduce the text-based subtitle data stream recorded separately from the multimedia image stream such that the subtitle data can be easily produced and edited and a caption can be provided in a plurality of languages. The storage medium stores: image data; and text-based subtitle data to display a caption on an image based on the image data, wherein the subtitle data includes: one style information item specifying an output style of the caption; and a plurality of presentation information items that are displaying units of the caption, and the subtitle data is separated and recorded separately from the image data. Accordingly, a caption can be provided in a plurality of languages, and can be easily produced and edited, and the output style of caption data can be changed in a variety of ways. In addition, part of a caption can be emphasized or a separate style that a user can change can be applied.07-23-2009
20090244374Identifying Ancillary Information Associated With An Audio/Video Program - A system communicates video information including television content associated with a plurality of channels and ancillary information. Information may be transmitted with the ancillary information that is indicative of the type of content included in the ancillary information. This provides the user, in one embodiment of the present invention, with a visual indication of the type of information that accompanies television content. This helps the user to decide whether the user wishes to view the ancillary information and provides the opportunity to select that enhancement for viewing.10-01-2009
20110170002Recording medium having data structure for managing reproduction of text subtitle and recording and reproducing methods and apparatuses - In the data structure for managing reproduction of text subtitle data, a recording area stores a main file and at least one separate text file. The main file includes multiplexed audio and video data streams, and the text subtitle file includes a single text subtitle stream.07-14-2011
20080303944Television receiver - A television receiver 12-11-2008
20120293712AUTOMATIC SUBTITLE RESIZING - A method, apparatus and computer program for displaying video and accompanying text data on a display are provided. The method includes receiving media content that includes video and determining whether text data associated with the video is to be presented on the display alongside the video. If associated text data is not to be presented, then the video content is output as normal, with the video content occupying a first area of the display (such as the entire display). If associated text data is to be presented, then the video output is automatically resized such that the video occupies a smaller area of the display, and the associated text data is automatically displayed alongside the video. By allowing for dynamic resizing it is possible to display subtitles or closed captions alongside portions of video content without obscuring the video.11-22-2012
20080303942SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EXTRACTING TEXT CAPTIONS FROM VIDEO AND GENERATING VIDEO SUMMARIES - Caption boxes which are embedded in video content can be located and the text within the caption boxes decoded. Real time processing is enhanced by locating caption box regions in the compressed video domain and performing pixel based processing operations within the region of the video frame in which a caption box is located. The captions boxes are further refined by identifying word regions within the caption boxes and then applying character and word recognition processing to the identified word regions. Domain based models are used to improve text recognition results. The extracted caption box text can be used to detect events of interest in the video content and a semantic model applied to extract a segment of video of the event of interest.12-11-2008
20080303943DIGEST GENERATION FOR TELEVISION BROADCAST PROGRAM - In a device for generating a digest of a television broadcast program containing subtitle information, a character number calculation section calculates, based on the subtitle information, a character number of a subtitle displayed in each of segments provided at regular intervals. A digest scene specifying section compares the calculated character number with a threshold and specifies, as one or more digest scenes of the television broadcast program, one or more segments in which the calculated character number is larger than the threshold.12-11-2008
20080284910TEXT DATA FOR STREAMING VIDEO - In a system and method providing a video with closed captioning, a processor may: provide a first website user interface adapted for receiving a user request for generation of closed captioning, the request referencing a multimedia file provided by a second website; responsive to the request: transcribe audio associated with the video into a series of closed captioning text strings arranged in a text file; for each of the text strings, store in the text file respective data associating the text string with a respective portion of the video; and store, for retrieval in response to a subsequent request made to the first website, the text file and a pointer associated with the text file and referencing the text file with the video; and/or providing the text file to an advertisement engine for obtaining an advertisement based on the text file and that is to be displayed with the video.11-20-2008
20110007212TERMINAL FOR BROADCASTING AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A terminal including a communication unit configured to receive a broadcasting signal, a display unit configured to display a broadcast content included in the received broadcasting signal and to display at least one widget application, and a control unit configured to determine if the received broadcasting signal includes a caption related to the broadcast content, to determine if the caption is to be displayed at a position that will overlap with at least a portion of the displayed widget application when the caption is included in the broadcasting signal, and to move a position of the widget application on the display unit if the caption is determined to be displayed at the position that will overlap with said at least the portion of the displayed widget application.01-13-2011
20100141834METHOD AND PROCESS FOR TEXT-BASED ASSISTIVE PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS FOR TELEVISION - In a system and method of producing time-synchronous textual descriptions of stage directions in live or pre-recorded productions to provide assistive program descriptions to visually-impaired consumers, a processor may parse stage directions from a production script and synchronize the parsed stage directions with closed captioning streams. The method may include viewing a live or pre-recorded production, creating textual descriptions of the stage directions using a stenography system, and outputting the textual descriptions to a separate output stream than that of dialogue descriptions. In addition, the method may include creating audio descriptions of the stage directions, and converting the audio descriptions to textual descriptions of the stage directions using a voice-recognition system. Further, the method may include distributing the synchronized stage directions, and receiving and decoding the synchronized stage directions using a text-based system.06-10-2010
20090161013Method for Setting Caption Window Attributes and Associated Television System - A method for setting caption window attributes and an associated television system are concerned. The method includes steps of providing a plurality of attributive bit sets corresponding to a plurality of pixels in a caption; utilizing a window condition to compare the plurality of attributive bit sets in response to a setting caption window attribute command for changing window color to a destination color-change value, so as to selectively update partial bits of the attributive bit sets in response to the window condition; and displaying colors of the pixels according to the attributive bit sets and a palette, thereby changing the color of the caption window.06-25-2009
20090161012Dynamic multilayer video processing method - In a dynamic multilayer video processing method applied to a signal receiving apparatus, the signal receiving apparatus is connected to a display device. To display a screen on the display device, the method transmits a request signal to a system control end connected to the signal receiving apparatus for receiving a video signal and a graphic/text data, and processes and divides the video signal and the graphic/text data into a video image layer and a graphic/text data image layer, and then displays a dynamic multilayer menu on the display device for users to select the required displayed image, and finally displays an image layer specified by a select instruction on the display device according to at least one select instruction received by the signal receiving apparatus, so that the contents of the TV video, graphic/text data or OSD information on the display panel can be processed, displayed or modified;06-25-2009
20090040378INFORMATION DISPLAY APPARATUS, INFORMATION DISPLAY METHOD AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - An information display apparatus includes a display device configured to display a video, a speech detection unit configured to detect a playback state of a playback speech, a closed caption display unit configured to generate character information associated with the playback speech and display it on the display device together with the video, and a closed caption display unit configured to carry out a changing control for changing according to the detected playback state a display state of the character information that is displayed on the display device by the closed caption display unit.02-12-2009
20110221958VIDEO SENDING APPARATUS AND CAPTION REPLACING METHOD - A reception processor converts an MXF file to internal content data pieces, and converts replacement caption data to internal caption data pieces and then stores the internal content data pieces and the internal caption data pieces in a memory. A separator separates a video data piece, an audio data piece and an ANC data piece from the internal content data piece received from the memory. When a caption replacer receives synchronously the internal caption data piece outputted from the memory and the ANC data piece outputted from the separator, the caption replacer replaces a caption data piece included in the ANC data piece with a replacement data piece in the internal caption data piece. Subsequently, the multiplexer multiplexes the video data piece and the audio data piece outputted from the separator, and the ANC data piece outputted from the caption replacer, and thus outputs an SDI signal.09-15-2011
20090316046CAPTIONED IMAGE REPRODUCING DEVICE, CAPTIONED IMAGE REPRODUCING METHOD AND PROGRAM - A control unit creates caption management data having plural caption texts to which caption display times each indicating a time of starting reproduction of each caption text are added and plural images in association with one another in accordance with a reproduction order, and stores the caption management data in a memory unit. The control unit selects a caption text registered in the caption management data, and acquires received caption display times of the selected caption text and a caption text corresponding to the next reproduction order. The control unit sets the caption display time of the selected caption text as the initial value of a dummy caption display time. When determining that a difference between the initial value and the caption display time of the caption text corresponding to the reproduction order next to the selected caption text is larger than the reference time, the control unit stores a time acquired by adding a predetermined time to the initial value and a dummy caption in the memory unit in association with each other.12-24-2009
20120105720SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SUBTITLES ON A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE - A wireless communications device provides users with opportunities to access interactive media guidance or other applications and to control user equipment and interactive media guidance applications. In an exemplary embodiment, users can play a program with subtitles in one language on user equipment while simultaneously playing the same program with subtitles in another language on the wireless communications device.05-03-2012
20090244373DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.10-01-2009
20100177242Device and Method for Displaying Caption Window - A device and method for displaying a caption window is provided. The method receives a first window-defining command by a TV controller, with the first window-defining command including a first window size and first caption content. A first caption data according to the first caption content is generated and stored into a system memory. a first portion of the first caption data stored in the system memory is accessed and displayed. A first offset stored in an offset register is updated to a second offset after a predetermined period. A second portion of the first caption data is accessed and displayed according to the second offset and the first window size.07-15-2010
20100177244DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.07-15-2010
20100188572SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING CLOSED CAPTIONING IN THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGERY - Systems and methods are presented for processing three-dimensional (3D or 3-D) or pseudo-3D programming. The programming includes closed caption (CC) information that includes caption data and a location identifier that specifies a location for the caption data within the 3D programming. The programming information is processed to render the caption data at the specified location and to present the programming on the display. By encoding location identification information into the three-dimensional programming, a high level of configurability can be provided and the 3D experience can be preserved while captions are displayed.07-29-2010
20100194979MULTI-LINGUAL TRANSMISSION AND DELAY OF CLOSED CAPTION CONTENT THROUGH A DELIVERY SYSTEM - Disclosed is a system and method of blending multiple closed caption language streams into a single output for transmission using closed caption encoding devices. Closed caption signals are created by remote closed caption generating systems that are connected to an input device, such as a stenography keyboard or voice recognition system. The closed caption signals are generated at multiple remote closed caption generating systems and in different languages, and are then independently transmitted to a multiplexing system where they are properly identified and blended into a single output data stream. The single output data stream is then delivered to a closed caption encoding device via a connection such as an Ethernet or serial connection.08-05-2010
20110128442Delivery of Captions, Content Advisory and Other Data Through Digital Interface - In certain implementations, closed captioning data can be packaged in IP packets and transmitted over an HDMI interface to permit closed captioning data to be rendered at a television set or other HDMI sink closer to the TV set rather than at a source so as to more closely match the capabilities of the display device. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.06-02-2011
20100165194CAPTURE BUFFER CONTROL METHODOLOGY FOR CAPTION CARRIAGE SWITCH - A system, method, and computer readable medium for avoiding underflow of a caption buffer in a digital video encoding device. The method receives a sequence of digital video frames, and captions that correspond to the digital video frames in the sequence. The method receives first captions in a first caption carriage, and encodes the first captions, and the corresponding digital video frames, in a compressed video format. The method detects a switch from the first caption carriage to a second caption carriage, and stores second captions in the capture buffer, where each second caption is received in the second caption carriage and corresponds to one of the digital video frames in the sequence. The method examines the capture buffer and the second captions to determine whether underflow of the capture buffer is present or absent. When underflow is absent, the method encodes the second captions, and the corresponding digital video frames, in the compressed video format.07-01-2010
20100259676DETECTION AND ENHANCEMENT OF IN-VIDEO TEXT - The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatus for detecting text information in a video signal that includes subtitles, captions, credits, or other text, and also for applying enhancements to the display of text areas in video. The sharpness and/or contrast ratio of subtitles of detected text areas may be improved. Text areas may be displayed in a magnified form in a separate window on a display, or on a secondary display. Further disclosed are methods and apparatus for extending the duration for which subtitles appear on the display, for organizing subtitles to be displayed in a scrolling format, for allowing the user to control when a subtitle advances to the next subtitle using a remote control, and for allowing a user to scroll back to a past subtitle in cases where the user has not finished reading a subtitle. Additionally, optical character recognition (OCR) technology may be applied to detected areas of a video signal that include text, and the text may then be displayed in a more readable font, displayed in a translated language, or rendered using voice synthesis technology.10-14-2010
20100188573MEDIA METADATA TRANSPORTATION - Media metadata is transported within closed caption data associated with the media intended to be presented as a sequence of media frames. A tag is associated with interactive content and the tag is inserted into the closed caption data. The tag is concealed from displaying by using destructive characters. On presenting the media, the closed caption data associated with the media is decoded and the tag is detected in the closed caption data. The destructive characters prevent the tag from being displayed for any discernable period of time.07-29-2010
20100182502TELEVISION APPARATUS - A television apparatus (07-22-2010
20100214475MOBILE TERMINAL, DISPLAY APPARATUS DISPLAY METHOD FOR MOBILE TERMINAL, AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR DISPLAY APPARATUS - A mobile terminal includes a recording unit configured to record television broadcast program; a first extracting unit configured to extract caption information from each of the television broadcast programs; a storage unit configured to store the caption information extracted by the first extracting unit for each of the television broadcast programs recorded by the recording unit; and a display unit configured to, when displaying a list of the programs recorded by the recording unit, display the caption information of each recorded television programs stored by the storage unit. The mobile terminal, is capable of displaying a list of programs recorded that allows users to identify the contents of the programs in detail even on a small display screen by extracting distinctive textual information about each of the recorded programs from textural information such as caption information contained in the programs.08-26-2010
20100225808Closed-Captioning System and Method - A method and apparatus for processing closed caption information associated with a video program by identifying a parameter associated with the video program; and, formatting the appearance of the closed caption information in response to the identified parameter. The parameter may comprise genre information, and may be identified from program and system information protocol signals, extended data service information, or program guide data.09-09-2010
20090040377VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - A video processing apparatus performs a subtitle detection process for each frame in a video signal, wherein a two-step edge determining unit performs primary determination of a plurality of small blocks according to a first determination standard associated with edges, and performs a secondary determination of a plurality of large blocks according to a second determination standard associated with the presence of small blocks for which the first determination was satisfied.02-12-2009
20090073313Method for Controlling a Television - A method for controlling a television equipped with a camera sensor is performed as follows. A background image is captured by the camera sensor. After entering a control mode, functional blocks are displayed on the television, and a user image is captured by the camera sensor and shown on the television. A control command is based on the user image, the functional block and the background image, and the television is controlled by the control command. Accordingly, the control functions of the traditional remote controller can be replaced by analysis and comparison of the user image and the background image, and therefore, it is more convenient for the user if the remote controller is absent.03-19-2009
20090115895DISPLAY DATA GENERATING APPARATUS - The present invention aims at providing a display data generating apparatus capable of generating subtitle display data suitable for respective videos. A display data generating apparatus of the present invention has a subject determination section that determines a subject appearing on a screen on the basis of viewpoint information and subject information; an important subject determination section that determines, on the basis of a result of determination rendered by the subject determination section and the subject information, an important subject which would draw attention of an audience and that generates characteristic information about the important subject; a layout selecting section that selects, from a plurality of layout templates, a layout template having selection conditions conforming to the characteristic information about the important subject; and a subtitle generating section that generates subtitle display data from the selected layout template.05-07-2009
20100220233CLOSED CAPTION DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD - The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that inserts closed caption information into an analog video signal. An exemplary embodiment of the system includes a first buffer adapted to store a current frame of closed caption data, a second buffer adapted to store a next frame of closed caption data if the first buffer is full, a third buffer adapted to store a frame-after-next-frame of closed caption data if the first and second buffers are full, and an analog video encoder configured to encode closed caption data from the first buffer, the second buffer and the third buffer into an analog video signal.09-02-2010
20110109797Screen Filled Display of Digital Video Content - A dynamic region, such as subtitles, is detected in a stream of digital video, and displayed along with a static region also in the stream, such as a video region, so that nearly all of the total vertical display area of a monitor displaying the dynamic and static regions is filled. For example, when the dynamic region is detected, the vertical size of the static region is adjusted to allow the vertical display of the dynamic and static region on the monitor simultaneously, without extending beyond or reducing to less than the total vertical display size of the monitor. Also, when the dynamic region is not detected, the vertical height of the static region is adjusted to fill the total vertical display size. Moreover, iterative increase and decrease in the vertical sizes of the regions may allow for a more pleasant viewer experience.05-12-2011
20090185074Methods, systems, and products for automated correction of closed captioning data - Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for automated correction of closed-captioning data. Patterns of characters are stored in memory. A digital stream is received having the closed captioning data encoded therein. The closed captioning data is decoded from the received digital stream. A sequence of closed captioning characters is acquired from the decoded closed captioning data. The memory is queried for the sequence of closed captioning characters. If the sequence of closed captioning characters contains a pattern stored in the memory, then the sequence of closed captioning characters is diverted to a syntactical checker. If the sequence of closed captioning characters fails to contain the patterns of characters, then the sequence of closed captioning characters is processed for display.07-23-2009
20100177243DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.07-15-2010
20100265397SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DYNAMICALLY DETERMINED CLOSED CAPTION TRANSLATIONS FOR VOD CONTENT - Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for providing dynamically determined closed caption translations for video on demand (VOD) content. In particular embodiments, the systems and methods deliver a video program selected by a viewer from a VOD service over a unicast stream in a preferred language identified by the viewer. In addition, in particular embodiments, the systems and methods deliver the video program over the unicast stream along with a voice track in the viewer's preferred language.10-21-2010
20090051811DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA IN DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM - A digital broadcasting system and a data processing method are disclosed. The method includes, receiving a broadcast signal in which mobile service data and main service data are multiplexed, extracting transmission parameter signaling information and fast-information-channel signaling information from a data group contained in the received mobile service data, parsing first program table information, which describes virtual channel information and a service of an ensemble acting as a virtual channel group of the received mobile service data, using the fast-information-channel signaling information, parsing second program table information including a data chunk acting as data-broadcasting contents of the mobile service data, and providing a data broadcasting service using the data broadcasting contents of the parsed second program table information.02-26-2009
20100225807Closed-Captioning System and Method - An apparatus and method for processing closed caption information associated with a video program, including: identifying a keyword in the closed caption information; determining whether the identified keyword has an icon associated therewith; and displaying the icon in place of the keyword in the closed caption display.09-09-2010
20090219440RATE CONTROL FOR REAL TIME TRANSCODING OF SUBTITLES FOR APPLICATION WITH LIMITED MEMORY - An apparatus comprising an estimation circuit, a rate control circuit, a queue circuit, and an encoder circuit. The estimation circuit may be configured to generate a size value in response to an input signal comprising (i) a plurality of frames and (ii) a plurality of embedded subtitle elements. The rate control circuit may be configured to (i) generate a control signal, (ii) pass through the plurality of frames, (iii) present a first one or more of subtitle elements for current processing in response to the size value, and (iv) present a second one or more of subtitle elements for subsequent processing. The queue circuit may be configured to (i) receive the second one or more subtitle elements, (ii) present the second one or more of subtitle elements for current processing when the control signal is in a first state and (iii) hold a second one or more subtitle elements for subsequent processing when the control signal is in a second state. The encoder circuit may be configured to generate an output signal in response to (i) the plurality of frames, (ii) the first one or more subtitle elements, and (iii) the second one or more subtitle elements.09-03-2009
20090244372METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CLOSED CAPTION PROCESSING - Methods and systems for closed caption processing are described. In an embodiment, a source signal may be accessed. The source signal may include a video signal and closed caption information embedded within the video signal. The closed caption information may be extracted from the source signal. A content request may be received over a network from an access device. A caption setting associated with the access device may be accessed. The video signal may be provided in a video stream over the network to the access device. The closed caption information may be provided over the network in a caption stream in accordance with accessing of the caption setting. Additional systems and methods are disclosed.10-01-2009
20090322943TELOP COLLECTING APPARATUS AND TELOP COLLECTING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a telop display system includes an extracting module which extracts a telop region identified as an image of a telop from video image information of a television program, an image analyzing module which performs image analysis related to coordinates, a size, and a color scheme of the telop region extracted by the extracting module, a semantic analyzing module which performs text analysis related to a word class and a meaning of the obtained character string, and a classifying module which classifies the telop on the basis of an analysis result of at least one of the image analysis and the text analysis to accumulate character strings of the telops as items of text information classified in units of categories.12-31-2009
20100013994Method and Associated Device for Displaying Caption Windows in Television - A method for displaying caption windows in a TV system is provided. The method includes steps of receiving a first window-defining command at a first time point, receiving a second window-defining command at a second time point, and determining an output state of the window-defining commands according to a comparison result between a first global priority value corresponding to the first window-defining command and a second global priority value corresponding to the second window-defining command. The first global priority value includes a first priority value of the first window-defining command and a first age parameter. The second global priority value includes a second priority value of the second window-defining command and a second age parameter. The first and second age parameters are associated with a sequence of the first and second time points.01-21-2010
20100039558REAL TIME HIGH DEFINITION CAPTION CORRECTION - Systems and methods are provided for correcting captions in real time using a closed caption decoder/encoder with a video processing system with real time program duration compression and/or expansion that adds to and/or drops frames from a captioned video signal in real time. A decoder captures caption data from the captioned input video signal, time-stamps the caption data with time codes and transmits the time-stamped caption data to a captioning processor. The captioning processor monitors the video processing system to provide a list of added and/or dropped frames. The captioning processor, with the information captured from the decoder and the video processing system, corrects the timing of the caption data and encodes the corrected captions into the edited video output signal.02-18-2010
20110176055Method and apparatus for synchronizing data streams containing audio, video and/or other data - Several data streams contain video, audio and/or other data. Some of the data streams are pre-recorded in a multiplex on a storage medium while other data streams are located out of the data stream multiplex on the storage medium. The data streams are synchronized using a navigation file (List_of_PlayItems), which comprises descriptors (PlayItems, SubPlayItems) pointing to parts of said data streams, wherein said descriptors define the arrangement in time for said data streams by means of data sub stream paths.07-21-2011
20100134683SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD - A signal processing device with high efficiency of teletext information processing is provided. The signal processing device is configured to receive and encode a transport stream for display, wherein the transport stream provides teletext information associated with a plurality of teletext lines and video information associated with a plurality of video lines. The video signal processing device includes a memory configured to store line enable signals and line data associated with the teletext lines and the video lines, a VBI controller coupled to the memory, configured to read the memory to obtain the line data associated with enabled teletext lines of the teletext lines, and an TV encoder coupled to the VBI controller, configured to receive and encode the line data associated with the enabled teletext lines for display.06-03-2010
20110085080VIDEO AND DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA AGGREGATOR CONTENT CODING AND FORMATTING - A video and digital multimedia aggregator includes a content decoder, coder (codec) and formatter. The codec formatter receives coding and formatting requests that characterize input source content and desired output target content. Data conveyed about the source and target content may include parameters such as physical and/or logical addresses, coding and compression parameters, format descriptions, content size, description of auxiliary services, and other metadata elements that may be required for coding and formatting.04-14-2011
20110075029DIGITAL BROADCASTING RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A choice specifying unit 03-31-2011
20110019087METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING MULTIMEDIA SUBTITLE - A multimedia subtitle display method and the related system are disclosed. The invention provides a technology to dynamically adjust the subtitle displayed on a screen according to the real-time detection of display environment. Particularly a system detection routine is introduced into a multimedia playback system. In the beginning of playing the multimedia, a multimedia file and a subtitle file are respectively read by the routine in real time. The tags relating to the texts recorded in the subtitle file are used to determine a subtitle display sequence. The information relating to the system resources are further read by the routine. Based on the obtained display resolution, system language and the subtitle display sequence, a display mode is decided. The multimedia playback system plays the multimedia content combined with the subtitle subsequently.01-27-2011
20100259677IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - An image display system according to the present invention includes a host terminal which is a terminal transmitting character code information, and an image display device connected to the host terminal through a network and displaying an image. The image display device includes: an input source selecting means as a first input means to which video signals are inputted, a network I/F means as a first network interface means for receiving the character code information transmitted from the host terminal, a character image generating means for generating a character image from the character code information in the network. I/F means, an image synthesis means synthesizing the video signals in the input source selecting means and the character image in the character image generating means, and an image display means displaying the image synthesized in the image synthesis means.10-14-2010
20100097523DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed are a display apparatus and a control method thereof, which are capable of adjusting a characteristic of a caption depending on volume of sound. The display apparatus includes: a sound processing unit which processes sound; a caption processing unit which processes a caption; a display unit which displays the caption processed in the caption processing unit; and a controller which controls the caption processing unit to adjust a characteristic of the caption in correspondence to the volume of sound.04-22-2010
20100097522RECEIVING DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to a receiving device, a display controlling method, and a program that can make effective use of captions included in programs.04-22-2010
20090231490METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY CHANGING CAPTION DISPLAY STYLE BASED ON PROGRAM CONTENT - A method for automatically changing caption display style based on program content is disclosed. Plural caption parameters for each program content type are pre-defined. When a TV program is switched, a program system information protocol (PSIP) is searched to confirm program content type of the TV program. Captions of the TV program are decoded using a caption decoder based on program content type and corresponding caption parameters and the captions of the TV program are displayed according to the caption parameters relating to the program content type.09-17-2009
20090231489MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL HAVING BROADCAST RECEPTION FUNCTION - The present invention provides a mobile communication terminal having broadcast reception function, capable of preventing occurrence of a situation in which sound comes out due to the activation of a television function even though the phone's silent mode is set. When the phone's silent mode is set in a television watching state, a CPU 09-17-2009
20090180023APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING MOVING IMAGE ANCILLARY INFORMATION BASED ON A SCRIPT AND METHOD THEREOF - A method and apparatus for processing moving image ancillary information, based on a script, is provided. The method includes receiving a user command for inputting ancillary information, where the ancillary information includes a script for a moving image being played. The method further includes storing the ancillary information input by a user, searching for and extracting the stored ancillary information during playback of the moving image, and outputting the extracted ancillary information to an image display screen using the script.07-16-2009
20100321569Apparatus and method for converting operation mode in image display compound device - An operation-mode conversion apparatus for an image display compound device includes a power-state detector which detects a power state of the compound device, an operation-mode determination unit which determines a present operation mode of the compound device, and an operation-mode controller which converts the operation mode of the compound device based on the power state, the present operation mode, and whether one of an optical storage medium and a movable memory is detected by the compound device, in response to a user input signal, regardless of the preset operation mode.12-23-2010
20080252780CAPTIONING EVALUATION SYSTEM - A captioning evaluation system. The system accepts captioning data and determines a number of errors in the captioning data, as well as the number of words per minute across the entirety of an event corresponding to the captioning data and time intervals of the event. The errors may be used to determine the accuracy of the captioning and the words per minute, both for the entire event and the time intervals, used to determine a cadence and/or rhythm for the captioning. The accuracy and cadence may be used to score the captioning data and captioner.10-16-2008
20110164175SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SUBTITLES ON A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE - A wireless communications device provides users with opportunities to access interactive media guidance or other applications and to control user equipment and interactive media guidance applications. In an exemplary embodiment, users can play a program with subtitles in one language on user equipment while simultaneously playing the same program with subtitles in another language on the wireless communications device.07-07-2011
20100283898AUTOMATIC SETTINGS SELECTION BASED ON MENU LANGUAGE SELECTION - An exemplary electronic device comprises a language selection control logic and is adapted to receive a menu language selection setting from a user. The language selection control logic is adapted to set, based on the received menu language selection setting from the user, an alternate audio programming setting corresponding to the menu language setting, and at least one caption setting corresponding to the menu language setting, so that the menu language setting is applied to the playing of the audio data on an audio subsystem and video data on a display subsystem of the electronic device.11-11-2010
20110096232TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, TRANSMITTING METHOD, RECEIVING APPARATUS, RECEIVING METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND BROADCASTING SYSTEM - The transmitting apparatus includes an encoder creating an encoded content signal by encoding the content, a generator generating sign language word identification information corresponding to chronologically-ordered sign language words appearing in a speech in the content, a creating unit creating control information containing the generated chronologically-ordered sign language word identification information, a storage unit storing sign language word images for displaying a sign language video corresponding to the sign language words by grouping the sign language word images into a plurality of modules according to a frequency of appearance of the sign language words in the speech in the content, a multiplexer creating a data stream by combining the encoded content signal with the control information and by repeatedly replicating the plurality of modules at a frequency corresponding to the frequency of appearance, and a transmitter transmitting the created data stream.04-28-2011
20100214476Assisting Apparatus, Assisting Program and Assisting Method - Assisting apparatus that assists in a task for generating task-completed data from original data. The assisting apparatus includes: a conversion unit that converts the original data into converted data in order to keep a content of the original data secret from an operator in charge of the task; an interface unit that provides the converted data to the operator, and thereby allows the operator to perform the task by using the converted data and thus to generate a task-completed version of the converted data; and an inverse conversion unit that generates the task-completed data by performing inverse conversion of the task-completed version of the converted data.08-26-2010
20080218632METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING TEXT-BASED SUBTITLES - A method of modifying text-based subtitles reproduced with an audio visual (AV) data, a method of decoding text subtitles, a text subtitle decoder for modifying text-based subtitles, and a reproduction apparatus. The method of modifying text subtitles includes receiving source and target words; searching first text subtitle data for the source word and generating second text subtitle data by changing instances of the source word in the first text subtitle data to the target word; generating connection information between the first and second text subtitle data; and upon a reproduction request, selecting the first text subtitle data or the second text subtitle data with reference to the connection information and reproducing the first text subtitle data or the second text subtitle data with the AV data. According to aspects of the present invention, a user may easily modify text subtitles without performing a complicated editing process.09-11-2008
20100066903METHOD AND AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE FOR GENERATING RESPONSE DATA RELATED TO SELECTED CAPTION DATA - A method for operating an audio/video device is presented. In the method, audio/video data, and caption data associated with the audio/video data, is received. The audio/video data is presented for display. An indication of a portion of the caption data is also received into the audio/video device. In response to receiving the indication, response data describing the indicated portion of the caption data is generated and presented for display.03-18-2010
20090256959INFORMATION PRESENTATION APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATION METHOD - An information presentation apparatus including a video signal inputting unit, a first image generating unit, a second image generating unit, and an image combining unit is provided. A video signal is inputted to the video signal inputting unit. The first image generating unit is configured to generate an image using the video signal inputted from the video signal inputting unit. The second image generating unit is configured to generate a small image with a display size smaller than a display size of the image generated by the first image generating unit. The image combining unit is configured to combine the small image generated by the second image generating unit with the image generated by the first image generating unit by placing the small image at a predetermined display position in a subtitle display area where a subtitle image is displayed within the image generated by the first image generating unit.10-15-2009
20110187925VIDEO OUTPUT APPARATUS AND VIDEO OUTPUT METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video output apparatus includes a first information receiving module, a second information receiving module, an audio output module, and a video output module. The first information receiving module is configured to receive first video information and audio information. The second information receiving module is configured to receive second video information and subtitle information. The audio output module is configured to output an audio based on the audio information. The video output module is configured to display a multi-picture screen comprising a first region for displaying a first picture based on the first video information, a second region for displaying a second picture based on the second video information, and a third region for displaying a subtitle image based on the subtitle information. The third region is arranged within a given horizontal range where the second region exists, and does not overlap with the second region.08-04-2011
20110149153APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DTV CLOSED-CAPTIONING PROCESSING IN BROADCASTING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - An apparatus for extracting and creating a closed caption of a DTV stream in broadcasting and communication system, the apparatus comprising: a demultiplexer to receive the stream and demultiplex the received stream into additional information and a video stream; a decoder to receive and decode the video stream; an ST converter to receive PTS information, and convert PTS information into synchronization time information; a storage unit to store the demultiplexed additional information; an analyzer to receive the additional information and analyze CSD information; a closed caption extractor to receive the decoded data and the CSD information, and extract closed caption data; a closed caption file creator to create a closed caption file; a closed caption data processing unit to construct a segment-by-segment closed caption stream; a segmentation unit to construct a segment-by-segment stream; and a keyword search unit to provide the segment-by-segment stream corresponding to the keyword.06-23-2011
20110013083TELETEXT DECODER - A teletext decoder is provided which is suitable for decoding a packet of teletext signal to generate a teletext. The teletext decoder includes an error judgment device for judging the accuracy of a plurality of sliced bits, and correcting an error occurrence bit in the sliced bits on the basis of a plurality of sampling points and a slicer level when the plurality of sliced bits are incorrect.01-20-2011
20110069230Caption and/or Metadata Synchronization for Replay of Previously or Simultaneously Recorded Live Programs - A synchronization process between captioning data and/or corresponding metatags and the associated media file parses the media file, correlates the caption information and/or metatags with segments of the media file, and provides a capability for textual search and selection of particular segments. A time-synchronized version of the captions is created that is synchronized to the moment that the speech is uttered in the recorded media. The caption data is leveraged to enable search engines to index not merely the title of a video, but the entirety of what was said during the video as well as any associated metatags relating to contents of the video. Further, because the entire media file is indexed, a search can request a particular scene or occurrence within the event recorded by the media file, and the exact moment within the media relevant to the search can be accessed and played for the requester.03-24-2011
20110050995SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REAL-TIME VIDEO CONTENT SHARING WITH SYNCHRONIZATION VIA CLOSED-CAPTION METADATA - Various disclosed embodiments included systems and methods which allow two persons in different locations to enjoy a synchronized and shared viewing experience of original content that has been edited differently for broadcast in each location. Closed captioning text data to identify synchronization points in the broadcasts and used to provide synchronization services between the two broadcasts.03-03-2011
20100271546Flat High Panoramic Display - Apparatus and method for showing images and text separately and simultaneously on a common screen having a first display for showing TV images and a second display for showing text where the first and second displays are located adjacent to each other. The first display is a flat high resolution LCD or plasma TV showing images which are free of interwoven text, and the second display which shows only the titration text of the actors talking in the first display.10-28-2010
20090073314Summary Content Generation Device and Computer Program - When generating animation content as summary content for a digital broadcast program, the timing for switching of animation images for display is controlled appropriately. Subtitle character string extraction means for extracting a subtitle character string from subtitle data contained in digital broadcast signals, still image extraction means for extracting one still image corresponding to the subtitle character string, and summary content generation means for generating summary content to display the extracted subtitle character strings together with the corresponding extracted still images, are provided; the summary content generation means decides the timing for switching display of the plurality of subtitle character strings and still images comprised by the summary content, based on the subtitle character strings.03-19-2009
20120147264METHOD FOR THE SEMI-AUTOMATIC EDITING OF TIMED AND ANNOTATED DATA - A method for editing timed and annotated data includes acquiring a multimedia data stream; performing a decoding operation upon the multimedia data stream, wherein the decoded data stream comprises a textual data stream; synchronizing the multimedia data stream and the decoded data stream by performing a time stamping operation upon the data streams; editing the decoded data stream; and realigning the time stamp data of the edited decoded data stream in order to synchronize the edited decoded data with the multimedia data stream.06-14-2012
20120002110DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT ADAPTATION FOR BLACK BARS WITH SUBTITLES - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system receives a video image, that when displayed, includes a picture portion, a non-picture portion, and a subtitle which is superimposed on at least a subset of the non-picture portion, where the non-picture portion has an initial brightness value. Then, the system scales the brightness of pixels corresponding to a remainder of the non-picture portion of the video image to have a new brightness value that is greater than the initial brightness value to reduce user-perceived changes in the video image associated with backlighting of a display that displays the video image, where the remainder of the non-picture portion excludes the subset of the non-picture portion.01-05-2012
20120013799IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image display device according to the present invention includes a caption signal decoding section that extracts a caption signal from an image signal that is input; an image extraction section that extracts image data other than the caption signal from the image signal; a correction pixel conversion section that changes an image display area for the image data that are input from the image extraction section according to an instruction that causes a shape or size of the image display area to be changed, that outputs corrected image data that are image data in which the image display area has been changed, that restricts changing the image display area based on a correction amount that is input, and that outputs corrected image data that are image data in which changing of the image display area has been restricted; an image display section that outputs an image of combined image data that are data in which the caption signal that has been output from the caption signal decoding section and the correction image data that have been output from the correction pixel conversion section are combined; a display area detection section that detects a caption display area that is a display area for textual information of the caption signal and the image display area from the combined image data that are input and outputs the combined image data if the caption display area does not fit into the image display area; and a correction information processing section that computes the correction amount to enable the caption display area to fit into the image display area for the combined image data received from the display area detection section and sends the correction amount to the correction pixel conversion section.01-19-2012
20120013800Method for Displaying Captions and Associated Embedded System - A method for displaying captions and associated embedded system is provided. The method includes receiving a first caption image file and a first color index table with a first color quantity; receiving a second caption image file and a second color index table, offset-processing the second caption image file according to the first color quantity as an offset-processed second caption image file, and then storing the offset-processed second caption image file; address-shifting the second color index table according to the first color quantity, and storing the second color index table having been address-shift-processed; and displaying the first caption image file and the offset-processed second caption image file according to the first color index table and the second color index table, respectively.01-19-2012
20120154677DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.06-21-2012
20120154676DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.06-21-2012
20100253839Recording medium having a data structure for managing reproduction of text subtitle data recorded thereon and recording and reproducing methods and apparatuses - In the data structure for managing reproduction of text subtitle data, a text subtitle information area stores at least one text subtitle information segment. The text subtitle information segment is represented by a single PES packet of transport packets. In one embodiment, the text subtitle information segment includes an identifier identifying the text subtitle information segment as a text subtitle information segment.10-07-2010
20130010191DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.01-10-2013
20130010192DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.01-10-2013
20130010190DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.01-10-2013
20100066904Synchronizing operational states of closed captioning and audio mute - The current invention addresses the problem of causing closed captioning to be launched or not launched automatically when a viewer mutes the audio on a digital television. The current invention allows for individualized options associated with a particular viewer. These options can be selected from a plurality of options either manually or automatically as determined by the viewer settings or viewer behavior.03-18-2010
20110090398DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes a signal receiver configured to receive an image signal; a signal processor configured to process the image signal received by the signal receiver; a display unit configured to display an image corresponding to the image signal processed by the signal processor; and a controller configured to control the signal processor to play back an image based on an image file executed by the playback program, and to display a subtitle corresponding to the image of the image file on the display unit if a subtitle corresponding to the image of the image file cannot be displayed by the playback program. Thus, in an exemplary embodiment, even if a subtitle corresponding to an image is not displayable by a playback program by which the image is played back, it is possible to provide a corresponding subtitle.04-21-2011
20110090397METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA - A method and apparatus for dynamic displays for digital cinema, generates (04-21-2011
20110102673METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REDISPLAYING TEXT - A method and system for playing a video image including video frames and on-screen displays, and displaying an on-screen display associated with a video frame already played without interrupting the playing of the video frames. The displaying of the on-screen displays can be activated by the user commands received from a user. The user can select on-screen displays associated with frames of the video image played in a past pre-defined interval.05-05-2011
20120300126ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND TV PHONE METHOD - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first microphone, a first communication module, selecting module and a second communication module. The first microphone inputs first audio. The first communication module is configured to receive first video and second audio which is input by a second microphone from a first electronic apparatus. The selecting module is configured to select either the first microphone or the second microphone. The second communication module is configured to transmit, to a second electronic apparatus, the first audio or the second audio, and the first video which is input from the first electronic apparatus, and to receive second video and third audio from the second electronic apparatus. The first communication module is configured to transmit the second video and the third audio to the first electronic apparatus.11-29-2012
20100289948POSITION AND TIME SENSITIVE CLOSED CAPTIONING - Closed captioning information is provided regarding the location of a speaker, and when the text is spoken. An audio/video signal includes a video data and the closed captioning information. The closed captioning information includes a time index, a closed captioning text, and positioning information. The positioning information indicates a position within a frame of the video data, and is associated with the closed captioning text for a given time index. The position corresponds to the speaker who is speaking the associated closed captioning text. A decoder device decodes the closed captioning information to determine the position of the speaker within the video data, and the time index to correlate the closed captioning text and positioning information to a specific frame of video data. The video data is preferably scaled to provide a less than full screen video. The scaled video is appropriately positioned on a display screen and talk bubbles, which provide a visual link between the closed captioning text and the speaker, are preferably displayed off the scaled video. Alternatively, the video is not scaled and the talk bubbles are superimposed on the full screen video in a blended fashion.11-18-2010
20100289947MOBILE INFORMATION TERMINAL DEVICE - It is an object to provide a mobile information terminal device capable of surely preventing erroneous determination that caption data is included in a digital TV broadcast wave for a program other than a closed-captioned broadcast program.11-18-2010
20120162510DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.06-28-2012
20120212669METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPOSITION OF SUBTITLES - Embodiments of the invention include a subtitling format encompassing elements of enhanced syntax and semantic to provide improved animation capabilities. The disclosed elements improve subtitle performance without stressing the available subtitle bitrate. This will become essential for authoring content of high-end HDTV subtitles in pre-recorded format, which can be broadcast or stored on high capacity optical media, e.g. the Blue-ray Disc. Embodiments of the invention include abilities for improved authoring possibilities for the content production to animate subtitles. For subtitles that are separate from AV material, a method includes using one or more superimposed subtitle layers, and displaying only a selected part of the transferred subtitles at a time. Further, colors of a selected part of the displayed subtitles may be modified, e.g. highlighted.08-23-2012
20120212670METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPOSITION OF SUBTITLES - Embodiments of the invention include a subtitling format encompassing elements of enhanced syntax and semantic to provide improved animation capabilities. The disclosed elements improve subtitle performance without stressing the available subtitle bitrate. This will become essential for authoring content of high-end HDTV subtitles in pre-recorded format, which can be broadcast or stored on high capacity optical media, e.g. the Blue-ray Disc. Embodiments of the invention include abilities for improved authoring possibilities for the content production to animate subtitles. For subtitles that are separate from AV material, a method includes using one or more superimposed subtitle layers, and displaying only a selected part of the transferred subtitles at a time. Further, colors of a selected part of the displayed subtitles may be modified, e.g. highlighted.08-23-2012
20120212668BROADCASTING CONTENT - User imaging terminals (such as mobile phones with camera or video functionality) may be used to take images that are used to create an image stream of an event. In one example, a device may receive the images and transmit the images to one or more second users. The device may receive indications, from second devices associated with the second users, of whether the images are approved by the second users for incorporation into an image stream; and perform facial detection of the images to detect faces within the images. The device may generate the image stream, based on the images that are approved by the second users and based on results of the facial detection of the images; and transmit the image stream to one or more display devices.08-23-2012
20100141833METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING MULTIPLE VIDEO PICTURES - An optical disc (06-10-2010
20120176540SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSCODING LIVE CLOSED CAPTIONS AND SUBTITLES - A method is provided in one example and includes receiving video data from a video source in a first format, where the video data includes associated text to be overlaid on the video data as part of a video stream. The method also includes generating a plurality of fragments based on the text. The fragments include respective regions having a designated time duration. The method also includes using the plurality of fragments to convert the video data into a second format to be provided as an output, which is based on the video data that was received. In more specific embodiments, the first format is associated with a Paint-On caption or a Roll-Up caption, and the second format is associated with a Pop-On caption. The first format can also be associated with subtitles.07-12-2012
20100020234Closed captioning preferences - Techniques are described to provide closed captioning preferences. In an implementation, a user interface is output that is configured to accept preferences for a plurality of closed captions. A first one of the closed captions is output, based on the preferences, when available via a particular channel. A second one of the closed captions is output, based on the preferences, when the first closed caption is not available via the particular channel.01-28-2010
20120320267SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING TIMED TEXT IN VIDEO PROGRAMMING - Systems, devices and methods are described to process timed text that is associated with television or other video programming. Pre-set data that describes the particular format of the timed text that is associated with a program is initially received and stored at the television receiver prior to receiving the program with encoded timed text. The timed text that is associated with the received program is interpreted according to the pre-set data previously stored at the television receiver, and the program with the interpreted timed text is output to a display for presentation to the viewer.12-20-2012
20120320266TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, RECEPTION APPARATUS, BROADCAST SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - A transmission apparatus including a generation unit and a transmission unit. The generation unit is configured to generate, in broadcast data, in association with a delivery data body, posting time information of the delivery data body, and identification information for identifying a delivery subject of the delivery data body, delivery data including the delivery data body, the posting time information, and the identification information. The transmission unit is configured to transmit the broadcast data including the generated delivery data such that, based on the identification information of the delivery data, a reception apparatus can receive the delivery data body corresponding to the identification information.12-20-2012
20110128443Data Tunneling Via Closed Captioning - An example apparatus that processes DTVCC data has a demultiplexer that extracts DTVCC data packets from an DTV signal. A parser receives the DTVCC data packets and parses the data packets by: passing normal DTVCC data to a CC decoder; detecting ancillary data in the DTVCC data packets; and separating the ancillary data from the DTVCC data for output to an ancillary data process. An example apparatus that processes DTVCC data has an ancillary data packager that packages data ancillary to DTV data for insertion into the DTVCC data packets. A DTVCC data packager receives CC data from a CC data source into DTVCC data packets and packages the ancillary data together with the DTVCC data into DTVCC data packets. A multiplexer multiplexes the DTVCC data packets from the DTVCC data packager with non-CCDTV data to produce DTV signal data. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.06-02-2011
20130016281CONTENT DATA DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTENT DATA DISPLAY METHOD AND PROGRAMAANM SATO; TakuyaAACI TokyoAACO JPAAGP SATO; Takuya Tokyo JP - It is desired to provide a content data display device having a caption display function which can effectively use the screen of the limited size and achieves a high operability. A content data display device includes: a storage unit configured to store an image data and a content data which includes at least one caption data which respectively corresponds to at least one region on the image data; a display unit configured to display the image data; an input unit configured to select a selected region from the at least one region; and a control unit configured to display a caption data which is one of the at least one caption data and corresponds to the selected region to overlap on the selected region of the image data as a selected caption data.01-17-2013
20120242898INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM STORAGE MEDIUM, PROGRAM, DATA STRUCTURE, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR STORAGE MEDIUM - Described herein is an information processing device, information processing method, program storage medium, program, data structure, and manufacturing method for storage medium wherein a user can determine subtitles with certainty. That is, an attribute buffer holds at least font style specifying information which specifies a font style to be applied for a character object for a subtitle held in a character object buffer, and width specifying information which can specify the width of the outline of the character object corresponding to the font style having an outline. In the case that the font style having an outline is specified in the font style specifying information, a font rasterizer obtains font style data of the font style having an outline, updates the font style data based on the width specifying information, and converts the character object into subtitle data, using at least the updated font style data.09-27-2012
20080246878Teletext Processing Circuit - The invention relates to a device that comprises a memory circuit with memory cells that use floating gate storage transistors, which are conventionally called non-volatile memory cells. A particular embodiment relates to a teletext circuit. A teletext processing circuit comprising a decoder logic circuit and a memory circuit integrated together in an integrated circuit, the memory circuit comprising memory cells for storing teletext page data, the memory cells comprising floating gate storage transistors to store the teletext page data. The page data from memory is used to control the content of displayed teletext images.10-09-2008
20080225164DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.09-18-2008
20130169867VIDEO OUTPUT DEVICE, REMOTE CONTROL TERMINAL, AND PROGRAM - A video output device such as a television receiver is provided with a subtitle information extracting function for extracting subtitle information from a video signal, and in response to an operation of an operation button on a remote control terminal, subtitle information extracted by the subtitle information extracting means is transmitted to the remote control terminal by infrared communication that uses a transmitting means provided on the video output device and a receiving means provided on the remote control terminal side, and is displayed on a display screen of the remote control terminal. Thus, a video output device set that is capable of displaying subtitle information contained in a video signal on the display screen of the remote control terminal by a simple operation can be provided low in cost.07-04-2013
20130169866DISPLAY APPARATUS, EXTERNAL PERIPHERAL DEVICE CONNECTABLE THERETO AND IMAGE DISPLAYING METHOD - A display apparatus, an external peripheral device connectable thereto and an image displaying method. The display apparatus includes a video receiver which receives a video signal; a display unit which displays an image; and a peripheral device connector which includes a first port to transmit and receive a video signal and a second port to receive a video signal, both of which are connected to the external peripheral device.07-04-2013
20130148021BROADCAST RECEIVER FOR DISPLAYING EXPLANATION OF TERMINOLOGY INCLUDED IN DIGITAL CAPTION AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING DIGITAL CAPTION USING THE SAME - A broadcast receiver and a method for processing a digital caption using the same. A broadcast receiver receives a broadcast signal containing digital caption information, searches for an explanation of terminology to be explained if terminology in the digital caption information is included in a list of terminology to be explained, and displays the explanation found for the terminology to be explained on a screen.06-13-2013
20110234900METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING VIDEO PROGRAM MATERIAL OR CONTENT VIA CLOSED CAPTION DATA - A system for identification of video content in a video signal is provided via the use of closed caption or other data in a video signal or transport stream such as MPEG-x. Sampling of the received video signal or transport stream allows capture of dialog from a movie or video program. The captured dialog is compared to a reference library or database for identification purposes. Other attributes of the video signal or transport stream may be combined with closed caption data or closed caption text for identification purposes. Example attributes include time code information, histograms, and or rendered video or pictures.09-29-2011
20120281139System and Method for Video Caption Re-Overlaying for Video Adaptation and Retargeting - In accordance with an embodiment, a method of processing an electronic image having caption text includes receiving the electronic source image, detecting the caption text in the electronic source image, reformatting the electronic source image, reformatting the caption text, and overlaying the reformatted caption text on the reformatted electronic image to form a resultant image.11-08-2012
20110317068DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CAPTION THEREOF - A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the video data is digital caption data or analog caption data on the basis of caption information included in the supplementary information, and outputting a control signal according to a result of the determining; a digital caption decoder for extracting and decoding digital caption data from the video data according to the control signal; and an analog caption decoder for extracting and decoding analog caption data from the video data according to the control signal.12-29-2011
20120019717CREDIT INFORMATION SEGMENT DETECTION METHOD, CREDIT INFORMATION SEGMENT DETECTION DEVICE, AND CREDIT INFORMATION SEGMENT DETECTION PROGRAM - A credit information segment detection device is equipped with: an input means which inputs the video data of video content; a search starting point determination means which, based on the probability that a credit information high-text-density part wherein text is displayed with a high density exists in a credit display segment, determines a starting point that indicates a time position for starting a credit information search process; and a display segment judgment means which, after the credit information search process with respect to the starting point has been performed, determines a credit information display segment by expanding the segment during which the search process is performed before and after the starting point.01-26-2012
20120019716CARRIAGE OF CLOSED DATA THROUGH DIGITAL INTERFACE USING PACKETS - Closed caption (CC) data is carried across a digital interface such as HDMI by a source such as a set top box arrange CC data into a HDMI packet that is then transmitted, along with video packets, across the interface to a sink such as a TV. The CC data is kept in the same format that it was received and the TV's decoder processor processes the packets and renders CC text as if the CC data had been received by the tuner of the TV.01-26-2012
20130201395SYSTEM FOR GENERATING CLOSED CAPTIONING COMPATIBLE WITH LEGACY AND NEWER SET-TOP BOXES - A caption formatting method and computing system that receives an input video stream that includes a sequence of input transport stream packets. The method locates user data in the sequence of input transport stream packets, where the user data includes input caption data compliant with an input caption data format. The method extracts EIA-608 captions and EIA-708 captions from the input caption data, and formats the EIA-608 captions as caption data compliant with SCTE-20 format. The method creates a sequence of output transport stream packets based on the sequence of input transport stream packets, where the sequence of output transport stream packets include the caption data compliant with SCTE-20 format and the input caption data. The method sends an output video stream from the computing device, where the output video stream includes the sequence of output transport stream packets.08-08-2013
20130100347ALIGNING VIDEO CLIPS TO CLOSED CAPTION FILES - Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for aligning video clips to closed caption files. A method includes receiving a video clip, applying speech-to-text to the received video clip, applying an initial alignment of the speech-to-text output to candidate closed caption text in a closed caption file, identifying one or more islands, and outputting the video clip with the aligned closed caption text.04-25-2013
20130100348METHOD, TERMINAL AND SYSTEM FOR CAPTION TRANSMISSION IN TELEPRESENCE - Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, terminal and system for caption transmission for telepresence, relating to the field of telepresence technologies and solving the problem that caption display on each display terminal cannot be coordinated in the prior art. Some embodiments include acquiring entire caption content and attribute information corresponding to the caption content; determining, according to the entire caption content and the attribute information corresponding to the caption content, caption content to be displayed on each display terminal and a display timing; and transmitting the determined caption content to each corresponding display terminal according to the display timing so that each display terminal superposes the determined caption content to an image.04-25-2013

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