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PROCESS OF GENERATING ADDITIONAL DATA DURING RECORDING OR REPRODUCING (E.G., VITC, VITS, ETC.)

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386 - Television signal processing for dynamic recording or reproducing

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
386248000 Additional data controlling recording or playback operation 398
386241000 Video or audio bookmarking (e.g., bit rate, scene change, thumbnails, timed, entry points, user manual initiated, etc.) 258
386244000 Character codes 30
386240000 Non-motion video content (e.g., URL, HTML, etc.) 28
386245000 Teletext or blanking interval data (e.g., VBI, line 21, etc.) 10
386243000 Having table of contents user interface 5
20110058788RECORDING/PLAYBACK DEVICE - A recording/playback device enables the user to grasp at a glance the overview of titles of recorded television programs and immediately select and playback a desired scene without being required to set chapters in advance. When a display device displays a recorded television program, the recording/playback device splits the recorded television program of one title into equal time segments, creates time-sequentially thumbnails positioned approximately at the split points, and arranges them in a list to display them on the screen. I-picture frame data temporally closest to the split points is used to create thumbnails in order to speed up the playback. Time information is displayed together with each thumbnail. When the user selects any thumbnail, the television program is played back starting from that segment. In such a way of displaying, the user can see at a glance what scenes are recorded in the television program without being required to give chapters.03-10-2011
20110052146SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING UTILIZATION OF RECORDED MEDIA CONTENT PROGRAMS - Exemplary systems and methods for enhancing utilization of recorded media content programs are disclosed. An exemplary method includes a media content processing system maintaining data representative of a recorded media content program in a data storage facility, accessing program highlights data for the recorded media content program, the program highlights data specifying a set of one or more select segments of the recorded media content program, and utilizing the program highlights data to access and play back the set of one or more select segments of the recorded media content program for experiencing by a user. In some examples, the end user has control of selection and playback of the set of one or more select segments of the recorded media content program. Corresponding systems and methods are also disclosed.03-03-2011
20110081128STORAGE MEDIUM STORING MOVING-IMAGE DATA THAT INCLUDES MODE INFORMATION, AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A method of reproducing moving-image information recorded on a storage medium, including: reading mode information from the storage medium including an object of a first type for reproducing the moving-image information, an object of a second type for providing additional functions related to the moving-image information, and system data for controlling the reproduction of the object of the first and second types, including: information indicating an object to be automatically reproduced when the storage medium is loaded, menu information for displaying a menu, and title information for each object of the first type and the object of the second type, the title information including identification information of the corresponding object, the mode information indicating the type of the corresponding object, determining the type of an object to be reproduced based on the read mode information, and reproducing the object based on the result of the determination.04-07-2011
20120128326Methods, Systems, and Products for Programming Guides - Methods, systems, and products generate a programming guide. An association is stored between programming events and a package of programming. The programming guide is generated as a programming grid of cells that displays a wrapper surrounding all cells in the programming grid of cells that are associated with the programming events in the package of programming.05-24-2012
20130136419SOCIAL NETWORK BASED RECORDING - According to one aspect of this disclosure, information is received indicating a set of content items that a first user intends to record. The set of content items are automatically added to a recording schedule of a second user, where the recording schedule indicates content items that are scheduled to be recorded. An indication that an additional content item has been added or removed to the set of content items may be received, and, the additional content item is automatically added or removed to the recording schedule of the second user.05-30-2013
386242000 Video camera-related attribute analysis (e.g., shake, zooming, dollying, tilting, panning, moving sensor, etc.) 3
20130051763AUTOMATIC CAMERA IDENTIFICATION FROM A MULTI-CAMERA VIDEO STREAM - An apparatus and method for receiving a current video frame of a program video having a plurality of scene cuts switching between video segments originating from respective cameras of a plurality of cameras and automatically identifying the camera from which the current video frame originated. The apparatus having a feature database storing predetermined features for a plurality of cameras filming a program video originating from the plurality of cameras, a recognition unit receiving a current video frame of the program video, extracting features from the current video frame, and comparing the features to the previously stored features and a camera model estimator computing an estimated camera model based on corresponding feature pairs and previously stored features, wherein if the estimated camera model is within a predetermined threshold of a stored camera model for one of the plurality of cameras, that camera is identified as originating the current video frame.02-28-2013
20110142414METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING MOVEMENT GUIDE IN VIDEO RECORDING DEVICE - Provided are a movement guide providing method of a video recording device. The method includes: measuring a movement speed according to a movement of the video recording device; comparing the measured movement speed value of the video recording device with a reference value; generating a guide sub screen that represents a result value of the comparing; and displaying the generated sub screen on a display main screen of the video recording device.06-16-2011
20110170841Information processing device, information processing method and program - An information processing device, which includes: a data holding section which holds first time-series data of an operation parameter which varies through a predetermined capturing operation; a data comparing section which compares second time-series data of the operation parameter with the first time-series data, the second time-series data being correlated with a moving image recorded through an actual capturing operation and varying through the actual capturing operation; and a data area specifying section which specifies, among the second time-series data, a data area corresponding to the first time-series data on the basis of the comparison of the first and second time-series data.07-14-2011
386247000 Using auxiliary memory (e.g., tape chip, static memory, etc.) 2
20120020644PLAYING DATA FROM AN OPTICAL MEDIA DRIVE - Example embodiments provide various techniques for playing data from an optical media drive. The optical media drive may detect certain media access information for use in accessing optical media. This media access information is stored a non-volatile memory. The optical media drive then retrieves the media access information from the non-volatile memory once the optical media drive is reactivated after deactivation. The optical media drive may then read from the optical media using the provided media access information.01-26-2012
20110293243MULTIMEDIA PLAYING APPARATUS AND MULTIMEDIA DATA CONVERTER AND CONVERTING METHOD THEREOF - A multimedia data converter for converting a transport stream to a program stream is provided, which includes a storage unit and a recorder. The storage unit includes a plurality of storage blocks. The recorder selects a plurality of transport stream packets from the transport stream, and determines whether the selected transport stream packet includes the multimedia data. Besides, the recorder directly stores the multimedia data to the storage unit by using the divided storage blocks, so as to reduce a loading of system performance.12-01-2011
386246000 Sub-code area 1
20110200302INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PLAYBACK DEVICE, PLAYBACK METHOD, PROGRAM AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An information processing device includes first encoding means for encoding an image by placing strip-shaped areas in the upper and lower sides, second encoding means for encoding data of first subtitles displayed in a third area formed by joining at least a part of one area of a first area and a second area together with the other area, first generating means for generating information referred to form the third area, and second generating means for generating the contents including the video stream, a stream of the first subtitles, and the control information.08-18-2011
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20120170905Systems and Methods for Presenting Incident Information - Systems and methods for presenting incident information provided by video devices and electronic weapons. Information may be selected for presentation by a machine or a human operator. Information from video devices and/or electronic weapons may be temporally aligned (e.g., synchronized) for presenting events that occurred in a temporally related manner. Information for aligning may be collected by a server and/or a video device.07-05-2012
20130077935RANDOM GENERATION OF BEACONS FOR VIDEO ANALYTICS - At least one of a probability density for a video and a granularity mapping for the video based upon the probability density are generated at an analytics server. The probability density is calculated according to a predetermined set of points in the video and a pseudo-randomly generated set of points in the video. The probability density is non-degenerate. The granularity mapping for the video provides a mapping of the probability density to the video. The at least one of the probability density and the granularity mapping are sent from the analytics server to a video content server so that the video content server sends the video and the at least one of the probability density, and the granularity mapping to each of a plurality of clients. A set of beacons is generated by the each of the plurality of the clients according to the probability density and the granularity mapping.03-28-2013
20130051753Systems and Methods of Providing Modified Media Content - A method includes processing media content. The media content includes audio data corresponding to a first audio playback rate and video data corresponding to a first video playback rate. Processing the media content includes identifying a speech portion of the audio data. The speech portion includes a consonant portion. The method further includes producing modified media content. The modified media content is produced based on modifying the video data and modifying the audio data. Modifying the audio data includes applying a non-linear transformation to the speech portion identified in the audio data. The method further includes storing the modified media content.02-28-2013
20130071086VIDEO IMAGE DATA REPRODUCING APPARATUS - A video image reproducing apparatus reads out sub-content information related to sub-content to be reproduced, from a recording medium, obtains attribute information indicative of the features of the sub-content, on the basis of the sub-content information, and controls each reproduction procedure of the main content and the sub-content on the basis of the attribute information, so that the main content and the sub-content are reproduced in coordination with the features of the sub-content.03-21-2013
20110038598RECORDING MEDIUM PRODUCTION METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND PLAYER FOR RECORDING MEDIUM - A recording medium production method includes the steps of: obtaining, from electronic document data, text string placement information which represents placement of text strings included therein, with an electronic document data obtaining unit; first converting of the electronic document data into still image data with a still image data conversion unit; second converting of predetermined still image data of the still image data into moving image data, by generating moving image data of n seconds with a moving data conversion unit; generating underline rendering control information for highlighted display of predetermined text strings included in the moving image data and also to move the display position of the highlight, with an underline rendering control information generating unit, based on the text placement information; and recording the moving image data and the underline rendering control information in the recording medium with a recording unit, following a predetermined recording medium format.02-17-2011
20120189272Information Processing System and Information Processing Device - A playback processing unit executes a playback process of content data. A control unit defines a display area for a communication tool to be executed, based on display instruction information that is defined in association with playback time information of the content data. The display processing unit uses a content image processed and played back and a text chat window of which a display area is defined, and generates an image for a display.07-26-2012
20130163955IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS CAPABLE OF LOOP PLAYBACK OF VIDEO, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An image processing apparatus capable of executing loop playback of a video from a start position desired by a system user without requiring setting thereof in advance. A button displayed on a console section shifts a playback position of the video to a desired position according to an operation by a user. A comparative determination section determines whether or not a shifted playback position shifted backward. When the shifted playback position shifted backward, a video controller stores the shifted playback position as a start position of a loop playback section and the playback position before being shifted as an end position of the same, and gives an instruction for controlling loop playback of the loop playback section defined by the start position and the end position.06-27-2013
20120195570Broadcast Program Processing Device, Broadcast Program Processing Method and Program Product - A broadcast program processing device is provided. The device includes a recording unit configured to record content including an advertising video and a recorded data analysis unit configured to obtain an attribute of the advertising video that is included in the recorded content. The device further includes a CM replacing unit configured to obtain an attribute of each of a plurality of advertising videos to be inserted and select one or more of the plurality of advertising videos to be inserted, based on the attribute of the advertising video that is included in the recorded content and the attribute of each of the plurality of advertising videos to be inserted, and a reproduction unit configured to insert the selected one or more of the plurality of advertising videos to be inserted into the recoded content.08-02-2012
20120114300MEDIA CONTENT RECORDING AND HEALING STATUSES - An exemplary system includes a content processing subsystem configured to record at least a subset of a media content program and detect a defective portion of the recorded media content program that failed to be properly recorded. The content processing subsystem is further configured to provide a recording status indicator to an output device for presentation to a user, the recording status indicator identifying the defective portion of the recorded media content program. In certain implementations, the content processing subsystem is further configured to heal at least a subset of the defective portion of the recorded media content program and provide a healing status indicator to the output device for presentation to the user, the healing status indicator identifying the healed portion of the recorded media content program.05-10-2012
20120237180SIGNATURE DEVICE AND SIGNATURE METHOD - A signature device including a storage unit configured to store moving image data, and a processor configured to extract original metadata from moving image data for the image data of each of a plurality of images forming the moving image data, the original metadata including location data of the image data and identification data of the moving image data, to encode the image data of each of the images into still image data in accordance with an image format, to write the still image data into a first area, to write the original metadata extracted by the extractor into a second area, the first area and the second area being included in a storage area of a still image data file in which the still image data is filed, and to generate summary data for the still image data file.09-20-2012
20110280548REPRODUCING APPARATUS, REPRODUCING SYSTEM AND SERVER - An object of a reproducing apparatus according to the present invention is to solve a problem in that, when video data and music data of BGM are played simultaneously as they are, one of them is finished while the other is still playing, and accordingly, this does not provide an effect of sufficiently satisfying the user even though the BGM is inserted. The reproducing apparatus according to the present invention includes a recording medium capable of storing one or a plurality of video data, a network communication section for receiving, from a music server via a network, music-reproduction data having a reproduction time of almost the same length as a reproduction time of the video data stored in the recording medium, and a reproduction control section for simultaneously reproducing the music-reproduction data received by the network communication section and the video data stored in the recording medium.11-17-2011
20110129198RECORDING MEDIUM, REPRODUCING DEVICE, ENCODING DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, AND REPRODUCTION OUTPUT DEVICE - A pair of main-view and sub-view video streams, a graphics stream, and playlist information are recorded on a BD-ROM disc. The sub-view video stream includes metadata arranged in each GOP. The metadata includes a correspondence table associating offset identifiers and offset information. The offset information defines offset control for each picture in a GOP. Offset control is processing to provide a left offset and right offset for the horizontal coordinates in a graphics plane to generate a pair of graphics planes that are respectively combined with main-view and sub-view video planes. The playlist information includes a stream selection table for each playback section. When the stream selection table associates a stream number with a packet identifier of a graphics stream, one of the offset identifiers is further allocated to the stream number.06-02-2011
20120008913INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK METHOD, AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK APPARATUS - There is provided a system configured to prevent recording contents of various broadcasting schemes from being recorded together on a single recording medium while supporting various broadcasting schemes. An optical disc used here can record a digital stream complying with a predetermined digital broadcasting scheme and including specific information APP_NAME corresponding to a broadcasting scheme to be recorded. The broadcasting scheme to be recorded is checked. If another digital stream has already been recorded on the optical disc, its broadcasting scheme is detected from APP_NAME, and is compared with that of the stream to be recorded. If these broadcasting schemes are different, recording is aborted.01-12-2012
20110299828Recording Medium Containing Supplementary Service Information For Audio/Video Contents, and Method and Apparatus of Providing Supplementary Service Information of the Recording Medium - The present invention relates to method and apparatus of providing supplementary service information for A/V contents written in a recording medium. This method has a recording medium containing Presentation Language data, which have to be included like as in a digital television signal for supplementary service information in accordance with Advanced TV Enhancement Forum or Digital TV Application Software Environment standard, and reproduces, if a disk reproduction is requested, the Presentation Language data as well as requested A/V data and provides them for a connected external device such as a digital television. As a result, various video information and functions provided with Presentation Language data by a recording medium can be realized at a digital television set being able to accept Presentation Language data.12-08-2011
20110262102SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZING BUFFERING HEURISTICS IN MEDIA - An algorithm to analyze previous attempts by the a user of a media player and either presents the media player with all data, a subset of data or even a hint, enabling the boot of the heuristics engine with the ability to custom-target initial startup methods of the media engine.10-27-2011
20120141089Variable Bit Video Streams for Adaptive Streaming - One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adapting playback bit rate in a content delivery system based on scene complexity of the video content as well as network conditions and other performance factors. A scene complexity map of the video content indicates the complexity levels of different scenes within the video content. Using the scene complexity map, a content player may download scenes of lower scene complexity levels from video streams encoded to lower bit rates to manage the bandwidth consumed to download the video content and allow for the downloading of scenes of higher complexity levels from video streams encoded to higher bit rates.06-07-2012
20120033939RECORDING APPARATUS - In a recording mode for simultaneously recording moving image files onto a plurality of recording mediums, a recording apparatus adds same identification information to the respective moving image files to be simultaneously recorded onto the plurality of recording mediums and record the obtained files in such a manner that when a recording space capacity of one of the plurality of recording mediums is smaller than a predetermined value or when there is an instruction to stop the recording to a designated recording medium among the plurality of recording mediums, the respective moving image files which are being recorded onto the plurality of recording are closed.02-09-2012
20110170837SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR VIDEO BASED SERVICES AND COMMERCE - A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device, and programming stored in the storage device, a display device, an audio input device, an audio output device, a communications module, a commerce module, an image module, and a location module. The programming controls the operation of the present invention to provide functions based on location data, to facilitate commercial exchanges by wirelessly exchanging payment and product information with venders, to identify services such as venders meeting selection criteria, to wirelessly exchange select information with other users and systems, to restrict and/or monitor the use of the device based on authorized user parameters, selecting one of a plurality networks through which to communicate, detecting a trigger for performing an action based on a change in location and sensed data, storing a voice annotation with a computer data file, determining service providers and associated communication parameters, contemporaneously maintaining a wireless voice and data link, providing a system for selecting and delivering mobile advertisements, and many other functions and services that are described herein.07-14-2011
20110200299REPRODUCTION DEVICE AND REPRODUCTION METHOD - A reproduction device (08-18-2011
20110206345Playback Apparatus and Playback Method - According to one embodiment, a playback apparatus includes: a sound information input module configured to receive a surrounding environmental sound as sound information; a sound information management module configured to manage feature information of noticeable environmental sounds; a sound information analysis module configured to analyze the received sound information; a notification information creation module configured to create notification information when the received sound information coincides with the feature information of one of the noticeable environmental sounds; and an output control module configured to output video or audio by superposing the created notification information thereon.08-25-2011
20120301103Storing a Location within Metadata of Visual Media - A device to detect location data, store a first location of the device within metadata of visual media if the location data is available, and store a second location within the metadata of the visual media if the location data is unavailable.11-29-2012
20110235992IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - In one embodiment, there is provided an image processing device. The image processing device includes: an acquisition module configured to acquire one or more images stored in one or more servers through a network; a generator configured to generate video data based on the images; a first transmitter configured to transmit an instruction through the network to a display device to play back the video data; and a second transmitter configured to transmit the video data to the display device through the network in response to a request from the display device.09-29-2011
20100278512NODE STRUCTURE FOR REPRESENTING TACTILE INFORMATION, AND METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING TACTILE INFORMATION USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a node structure for representing tactile information, and method and system for transmitting tactile information using the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a node structure that represents tactile information for driving a tactile display device including an array of drivers as a tactile video, and to method and system for transmitting tactile information using the same. The invention provides a node structure for representing information for driving a driver array of a tactile display device. The node structure includes: a url field that indicates the position of the tactile video storing information on the driving strength of the driver array as intensity values of pixels! a start time field that indicates the playback start time of the tactile video; and a stop time field that indicates the playback stop time of the tactile video. In addition, the invention provides method and system for transmitting tactile information using the node structure.11-04-2010
20100303439METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LOOK DATA DEFINITION AND TRANSMISSION - A method and system for generating look data for video content include a generator for generating look data for a scene of the video content. In one embodiment, the look data includes at least one control parameter for affecting at least one display attribute of the respective scene of the video content. The method and system further include a transmission preparation device for generating at least one look data packet from the look data, the at least one look data packet intended to be delivered with the video content to enable the at least one look data packet to be applied to the video content such that when the at least one look data packet is applied to the video content, the at least one display attribute of the video content is changed in accordance with the at least one control parameter of the at least one look data packet.12-02-2010
20100322591RECORDING/REPRODUCING DEVICE - A recording and playback apparatus includes a download recording unit configured to download a content stored in the server and record the content to the recording medium as a download content, a broadcast recording unit configured to record the broadcast program received via a broadcast wave to the recording medium as a broadcast content, and an erasing unit configured to erase the download content or the broadcast content recorded in the recording medium. The erasing unit determines whether the content can be erased or not based on attribute related to erasure of the content. The download recording unit sets the attribute related to erasure to a value indicating prohibition of erasure, when recording the download content to the recording medium. The broadcast recording unit sets the attribute related to erasure to a value indicating allowance of erasure, when recording the broadcast content to the recording medium.12-23-2010
20110038597METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSOCIATING METADATA WITH CONTENT FOR LIVE PRODUCTION - A system for line production of a television show can include a newsroom computer system (NRCS 02-17-2011
20110075987DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RECORDING AV DATA AND ASSOCIATED DATA, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR THE SAME - An original stream file and an after-recording data file are managed as different files. In the original stream file, data is made up of sets of partial data (CU) divided in accordance with a predetermined interval. Likewise, in the after-recording data file, data is made up of sets of partial data (CA) divided in accordance with a predetermined interval. These sets of data are recorded onto a disc such that the after-recorded data (CA) is recorded in a region adjacent to a relevant original stream (CU). This allows reproduction and real-time after-recording with the use of a general MPEG-2 PS/TS decoder. Moreover, this allows realization of data recording that causes less interruption of reproduction when non-destructive editing is carried out with respect to an after-recorded result.03-31-2011
20110075986AV DATA REPRODUCING DEVICE, METHOD FOR REPRODUCING AV DATA, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR THE SAME - An original stream file and an after-recording data file are managed as different files. In the original stream file, data is made up of sets of partial data (CU) divided in accordance with a predetermined interval. Likewise, in the after-recording data file, data is made up of sets of partial data (CA) divided in accordance with a predetermined interval. These sets of data are recorded onto a disc such that the after-recorded data (CA) is recorded in a region adjacent to a relevant original stream (CU). This allows reproduction and real-time after-recording with the use of a general MPEG-2 PS/TS decoder. Moreover, this allows realization of data recording that causes less interruption of reproduction when non-destructive editing is carried out with respect to an after-recorded result.03-31-2011
20110249954CAPTURING PRESENTATIONS IN ONLINE CONFERENCES - Presentations during an online conference are captured for subsequent playback. An instance of a presentation viewer is deployed to capture the presentation. Annotations and timing data are captured separately. The presentation with the annotations is recorded through a video encoding codec in a desired format, while timing and similar data is stored as metadata. Multiple presentations may be recorded separately to conserve resources. The recordation and the metadata can be subsequently played back to a requesting user.10-13-2011
20110249953AUTOMATED STORY GENERATION - Automatic story production is implemented by the utilization of theme scripts with user assets to generate a quality finished product with minimum user input or direction. A user chooses a predesigned theme script to be applied to the user's assets to automatically create a story with a particular look and feel. Metadata and feature information, when available, is automatically gathered from the user assets to personalize the generated story. A user can include additional information and/or alter any aspect of the generated story to further personalize the resultant finished product.10-13-2011
20110150418SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PLAY WHILE RECORDING PROCESSING - A system and method of the present invention allow the playback of recorded data as the data is being recorded. Data is read from a source location, converted into an encoded format and stored in a database. At the same time, the stored data is read from the database, and played as the data is being recorded.06-23-2011
20110211809VIDEO-GENRE CLASSIFICATION - An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a method for classifying a video sequence (VS), characterized by the steps of analyzing the video sequence using a plurality of genre-specific detector modules (M09-01-2011
20110255840ADVERTISEMENTS THROUGH A DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER (DVR) - System and methods are disclosed for displaying advertisements through a digital video recorder (DVR). In one embodiment, the DVR includes an advertisement storage system that stores advertisements from at least one third party advertiser. The DVR further includes an advertisement control system that detects activation of a fast forward feature during playing of a television program. In response to detecting the activation of the fast forward feature, the advertisement control system selects an advertisement from the advertisement storage system, and initiates the display of the selected advertisement in association with a progress bar that is displayed during activation of the fast forward feature.10-20-2011
20110188832METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REALISING SENSORY EFFECTS - Provided is a method and apparatus for generating sensory media. The method includes: generating sensory effect metadata (SEM) for a sensory effect which is applied to media; and outputting the SEM. The SEM includes sensory effect declaration information defining a sensory effect type other than a core sensory effect type and sensory effect representation information for representing the sensory effect.08-04-2011
20110305429REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, REPRODUCTION METHOD, RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, PROGRAM AND DATA STRUCTURE - Disclosed are a reproduction apparatus, a reproduction method, a recording apparatus, a recording method, a program and a data structure which can rapidly read a plurality of files from a recording medium at the same time. A reproduction apparatus 12-15-2011
20110064379INFORMATION RECORDING/REPRODUCING APPARATUS - The information recording/reproducing apparatus of the present invention comprises: a reproduction period list reader for reading out a reproduction period list from a recording medium; a specific-time skipping device that skips a reading-out position of information from the recording medium over a prescribed time; and a reproduction period list modifier that deletes a skip period from a reproduction period in a reproduction period list using a skip start point and a skip end point in the reproduction period list that is read out by the reproduction period list reader when specific-time skip is carried out by the specific-time skipping device during reproduction of the information from the recording medium.03-17-2011
20110064380CONTENT REPRODUCING APPARATUS, CONTENT EDITING APPARATUS, SERVER APPARATUS, CONTENT REPRODUCING SYSTEM, CONTENT EDITING SYSTEM, CONTENT REPRODUCING METHOD, AND CONTENT EDITING METHOD - The present invention provides a content reproducing/editing system and a content reproducing/editing apparatus for displaying to a user that other users cannot view associated information even if the associated information is added to content data. Further, it provides a content reproducing/editing system and a content reproducing/editing apparatus for displaying to the user that, when performing editing to delete a segment of the content data to which the associated information is added, the associated information is added to the segment to be deleted. It is displayed to a user X that, even if a comment is added, other users Y, Z, and the like cannot view the comment and it is checked whether the comment is added. It is displayed to the user X that, when performing editing to delete a specified segment, the comment is added to the segment and it is checked whether the deletion is executed.03-17-2011
20120002938Learned cognitive system - Systems, methods, and computer-program products for detection of explicit video content compare pixels of a possible explicit video content with a color histogram reference. Areas of the video content are analyzed using a feature extraction technique using a cognitive learning engine, while multiple levels of weighted classifiers are used to rank particular video content.01-05-2012
20120063741MOVING IMAGE RECEIVING APPARATUS - A moving image receiving apparatus has a moving image decoding apparatus (03-15-2012
20120008914RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - On a recording medium, stereoscopic and monoscopic specific areas are located one after another next to a stereoscopic/monoscopic shared area. The stereoscopic/monoscopic shared area is a contiguous area to be accessed both in stereoscopic video playback and monoscopic video playback. The stereoscopic specific area is a contiguous area to be accessed immediately before a long jump occurring in stereoscopic video playback. In both the stereoscopic/monoscopic shared area and the stereoscopic specific area, extents of base-view and dependent-view stream files are arranged in an interleaved manner. The extents on the stereoscopic specific area are next in order after the extents on the stereoscopic/monoscopic shared area. The monoscopic specific area is a contiguous area to be accessed immediately before a long jump occurring in monoscopic video playback. The monoscopic specific area has a copy of the entirety of the extents of the base-view stream file recorded on the stereoscopic specific area.01-12-2012
20120301104METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEDIA CONTENT PLAYBACK AND STORAGE - A method and system for media content playback and storage utilizes a set-top box including a processor and a storage device. The set-top box is in a system receiving media content which includes a display for displaying the received media content. On receipt, the received media content is associated with stored media content having a common title. A logical order for the received media content relative to the stored media content is determined, in accordance with a determined identifier. If it is determined that the received media content has been accessed for playback the received media content is automatically deleted after it has been played back.11-29-2012
20120155830RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - Provided is a recording medium that enables seamless connection between preceding playitems which are stream data arranged prior to a position where a long jump occurs, such as a layer boundary, and succeeding playitems which are stream data arranged subsequent to the position where the long jump occurs. A block exclusively for 2D playback Ln06-21-2012
20110091185PLAYBACK APPARATUS, PROGRAM, AND PLAYBACK METHOD - When playing an AV Clip recorded on a BD-ROM, a judgment is made, for each elementary stream, which of a plurality of predetermined conditions the elementary stream satisfies. The plurality of predetermined conditions include (a) a condition that a playback apparatus has a capability of playing the elementary stream, (b) a language attribute of the elementary stream matches a language setting of the playback apparatus, and (c) a channel attribute of the elementary stream is surround sound and the playback apparatus has a surround output capability. The playback apparatus assigns a priority to each elementary stream based on which conditions the elementary stream satisfies, selects an elementary stream having a highest priority, and plays the selected elementary stream.04-21-2011
20120207446MEDIA PLAYER CONFIGURED TO RECEIVE PLAYBACK FILTERS FROM ALTERNATIVE STORAGE MEDIUMS - A media player configured with a first removable memory reader, such as a DVD drive, and a second removable memory reader, such as a flash memory reader, adapted to communicate with a removable memory containing filter data. The media player is configured to allow filtered playback of a multimedia presentation, such as a movie. Filtered playback causes certain portions of the multimedia presentation to be skipped, muted, blurred, cropped, or otherwise modified to eliminate or reduce potentially objectionable scenes, language, or other content. The second memory reader provides a convenient medium for the loading of filter information, whether data files, executable program code, or the like, to local memory of the media player to employ during filtered playback. Alternatively, the filters may be accessed from the removable storage media during playback rather than loading to local memory.08-16-2012
20100290756Overlay to augment quality of currently playing media - Overlay to augment quality of currently playing media. The overlay operates to enhance the quality format of media so that it is output in a different quality format. As one example, when playing media content encoded in accordance with a standard definition television (SDTV) quality format, an appropriate overlay would operate to upgrade the quality format thereof to enhanced definition television (EDTV) quality format, high definition television (HDTV) quality format (or some other quality format). An appropriate overlay may also operate in accordance with audio content (e.g., upgrading a quality format of the audio content). With the advent of Blu-Ray discs (and other higher quality format discs), many individuals presently have libraries of media that are encoded with legacy/previous quality formats. An appropriate overlay that operates in conjunction with media encoded with a legacy/previous quality format allows the same content to be enjoyed in accordance with a newer/improved quality format.11-18-2010
20120128320IMAGE RECORDING SYSTEM, IMAGE RECORDING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE RECORDING METHOD - The image recording system is a system configured of first and second image recording apparatuses. The first image recording apparatus includes a device ID obtainment unit, a time information obtainment unit, a first channel information input unit, an identification information creation unit, a first image input unit, a first identification information addition unit, a first image recording unit, and an identification information sending unit. The second image recording apparatus includes an identification information receiving unit, a second channel information input unit, an identification information change unit, a second image input unit, a second identification information addition unit, and a second image recording unit.05-24-2012
20120128321METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING STEREOSCOPIC IMAGES FROM A DVD DISC - A system and method described herein provide stereoscopic video using standard DVD video data combined with enhancement data. In various embodiments, the enhancement data may be stored on the same DVD as the standard video, or provided via downloading and/or streaming to a stereoscopic DVD player. When stored on the DVD, the enhancement data is provided in various forms, including MPEG (-1 or -2) program Stream level; or the MPEG elementary stream level.05-24-2012
20120163769SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MEDICAL IMAGE DATA ONTO PORTABLE DIGITAL RECORDING MEDIA - This application discloses a system for recording medical image data for production on a portable digital recording medium such as CDs and DVDs. Aspects of this disclosure include a robotic disc burning system that can receive a request for medical imaging data generated by an imaging modality and record all of the following onto an optical disc that is removable from the robotic disc burning system: the medical imaging data, data that is related to the medical imaging data, and a viewing program configured to allow viewing by a general purpose computer of the medical imaging data that is recorded on the disc. The system includes, among other components, a labeling module configured to produce a label on the optical disc without manual application of the label onto the optical disc. Additional aspects of this disclosure include an associated method for recording medical image data.06-28-2012
20120163768SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MEDICAL IMAGE DATA ONTO PORTABLE DIGITAL RECORDING MEDIA - This application discloses a system for recording medical image data for production on a portable digital recording medium such as CDs and DVDs. Aspects of this disclosure include a robotic disc burning system. The system comprises, among other components, a communication interface that can communicate with browsing terminals over a network. The communication interface is accessible by a remote user interface, such as a web browser. Additional aspects of this disclosure include an associated method for recording by a robotic disc burning system.06-28-2012
20120134644PLAYBACK APPARATUS, PLAYBACK METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT THEREOF - A playback apparatus, a playback method, and a computer program product thereof are provided. The playback apparatus is adapted to play a video dynamic image. The video dynamic image comprises a dynamic object. The dynamic object has a first selection frame, and moves with a velocity. The playback apparatus comprises a processing unit and an input unit. The processing unit is configured to expand the first selection frame to generate a second selection frame according to the velocity. The input unit is electrically connected to the processing unit and is configured to transmit a selection signal to the processing unit so that the processing unit selects the dynamic object by means of the second selection frame according to the selection signal.05-31-2012
20120213489SIMULATION METHOD AND SYSTEM - A simulation method and system. A computing system receives a first audio and/or video data stream. The first audio and/or video data stream includes data associated with a first person. The computing system monitors the first audio and/or video data stream. The computing system identifies emotional attributes comprised by the first audio and/or video data stream. The computing system generates a second audio and/or video data stream associated with the first audio and/or video data stream. The second audio and/or video data stream includes the data without the emotional attributes. The computing system stores the second audio and/or video data stream.08-23-2012
20120082429RECORDING/REPRODUCING APPARATUS, VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STARTING APPARATUS ON NETWORK - According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus including, a monitoring module, LAN-connected to a command supplier, configured to monitor a start state of a power unit which is and turned on when receiving a start command, and a controller, LAN-connected to a command supplier, configured to detect that the start command is transmitted to a power unit which and turned on when receiving the start command, and configured to supply a start signal to the power unit via a bidirectional interface when the power unit does not start after a predetermined time elapses.04-05-2012
20120269492APPARATUS FOR OUTPUTTING BROADCAST RECORDED BY SCHEDULE RECORDING AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Methods and apparatus are provided for outputting broadcast recorded by schedule recording. A schedule recording command message is received from a broadcast output apparatus at a cloud server. Broadcast data corresponding to the schedule recording command message is received. A file format used by the broadcast output apparatus is identified. The broadcast data is transcoded into the file format used by the broadcast output apparatus. The transcoded broadcast data is stored. The transcoded broadcast data is transmitted to the broadcast output apparatus when a broadcast request message is received from the broadcast output apparatus.10-25-2012
20110044604METHOD AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE A PHYSICAL STIMULUS TO A USER, TRIGGERED BY A MOTION DETECTION IN A VIDEO STREAM - An audio stream (02-24-2011
20120087633INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - Information relating to program contents is distributed in accordance with scheduled times. Program information formed of multiple items that are assigned a relevance ratio with respect to a program are managed. Programs related to a base program are searched for each of the items based on the relevance ratio with respect to the base program. A search result of the related programs is arranged in order of items having a decreasing relevance ratio with respect to the base program to create a base program related information page.04-12-2012
20120281962AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMING FOR MEDIA EFFECTS - One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for streaming digital media content with transition effects. Audio data may be modulated and received by the streaming device for an audio fade-in effect. Similarly, video data may be modulated to perform various visual effects. Such a technique allows for fading-in of audio and/or video, fading-out of audio and/or video, and effects that blend audio from different content and video from different content during a transition from one digital media content to a different digital media content or within the same digital media content. The modulated audio and video data to generate the audio or video effect during a transition may be precomputed or computed in real-time and transmitted to the streaming device. The streaming device switches between original unmodulated content streams and effect content streams when transitions are detected.11-08-2012
20120321279METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING AN INTERACTIVE AND OR ELECTRONIC PROGRAMMING GUIDE - An interactive or electronic programming guide is provided, wherein a receiving device such as a DVD or Blu-Ray player, PVR, recorder, set top box, etc., receives data or video signals as well as a trigger, flag or bit pattern signal. A processing and or encoding circuit provides programming, enabling, or disabling of a content control signal in response to the trigger, flag, or bit pattern signal and the content control signal is combined with the video signal to provide a content controlled video signal which provides resistance to a circumvention device (e.g., a “black box”).12-20-2012
20110280547AUDITING VIDEO ANALYTICS THROUGH ESSENCE GENERATION - Video analytics data is audited through review of selective visual essence subsets of visual images from a visual image stream as a function of a temporal relationship of the essence subset images to a triggering alert event. The visual essence subset comprehends an image contemporaneous with the triggering alert event and one or more other images occurring before or after the contemporaneous image. The generated visual essence is presented for review to determine whether the triggering alert event is a true or false alert, or whether additional data from the visual image stream is required to make such a determination. If determined from the presented visual essence that the additional data is required make the true or false determination, then additional data is presented from the visual image stream for review.11-17-2011
20110158604RECORDING MEDIUM, REPRODUCTION DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - Provided is a recording medium in which extents for a base-view and a dependent-view are arranged alternately. The lower limit of the size of the base-view extents is the larger of a first lower limit value and a second lower limit value. The lower limit of the size of the dependent-view extent is a third lower limit value. The first lower limit value is determined so that, in monoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during jump periods between base-view extents. The second lower limit value is determined so that, in stereoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during read periods from each base-view extent to a next dependent-view extent. The third lower limit value is determined so that, in stereoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during read periods from each dependent-view extent to the next base-view extent.06-30-2011
20130136416METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENRICHING MEDIA WITH META-INFORMATION - An approach is provided for enriching media with meta-information blocks. Specifically, one or more segments of one or more media files are processed to determine meta-information (e.g., topics, annotations, meta-data, etc.) related to the one or more segments. Based on the determined meta-information, other media or related meta-information is determined, analyzed, and appended to the original media as one or more meta-blocks. One or more relationships among the original and other media is then determined. Based on the determination of the one or more relationships, topic blocks (i.e., multi-topic links) are generated and associated with the original and other media. The addition of the meta-blocks and topic blocks to the original media enables either a renderer or a service to generate one or more composite media (e.g., a video mashup) based on the navigation and analysis of media determined as a result of traversing the one or more topic blocks.05-30-2013
20130177293METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF ROLES FOR IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICES - A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided in order to assign roles to respective image capturing devices regarding at least one object that is a target during the subsequent recording. In the context of a method, at least one object is detected within a recorded image. The method may also cause information regarding the recorded image and information regarding the at least one object that was detected to be transmitted. The method may also include receiving an assignment of a role regarding at least one object being a target during subsequent recording. A corresponding apparatus and computer program product are also provided.07-11-2013
20120251074DETECTING AND PROCESSING CORRUPTED VIDEO RECORDINGS - Embodiments of the invention include a method that comprises receiving a request to record television content on a specified channel for a specified period of time. The method can also include tuning to the specified channel at the specified time, and recording the specified content. The method can also include determining that one or more segments of the television content is corrupted. The method can also include presenting a notification indicating that some of the television content is corrupted, retuning to the specified channel made by the request, and acquiring uncorrupted television content for use in replacing the one or more segments of corrupted television content.10-04-2012
20120251073AUTOMATED DIGITAL VIDEO EDITING SYSTEM TO COMBINE STORED VIDEO ADVERTISING WITH JUST-IN-TIME CONTENT - A system and method are provided for an automated digital video editing system that can combine previously stored video advertising with just-in-time content video, such as breaking news, sports, traffic and weather. The system and method can deliver the combined video to mobile devices in accordance with demographic, geographic, or other criteria selected by the advertiser.10-04-2012
20130101269VIDEO RECORDING METHOD AND VIDEO RECORDING DEVICE - Recording arrangements that records a picture on a recording medium in a file format, the arrangements including: forming the format so as to produce one Play Item in each of acquired pictures, and to arrange one or a plurality of Play Items in one Play List; and recording a picture on the recording medium according to the format; wherein: when recording a first picture first under a first age, a first Play List is produced, when recording a second picture further under the first date, a Play Item is produced in the first Play List without producing a new Play List, when recording a third picture first under a second date different from the first date, a second Play List is newly produced, and when recording a fourth picture further under the second date, a Play Item is produced in the second Play List without producing a new Play List.04-25-2013
20130129314DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER AND METHOD OF TRACKING OBJECT USING THE SAME - Provided are a digital video recorder and a method of tracking an object using the same. The method includes: receiving a video; encoding the video to generate an encoded video; extracting a motion vector from the encoded video; generating object movement information on an object on the basis of the motion vector; and tracking a temporal movement pattern of the object on the basis of the object movement information.05-23-2013
20130129313PERSONALIZED STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE GENERATION - A method that allows for generation of personalized stereoscopic motion pictures is described. The motion picture comprises a plurality of individual scenes are displayed in a predefined sequence. Such scenes may be generated from animation or other computer generated graphics, a filming of living actors or a combination of both. Once the scenes that define the motion picture are generated one or more of these scenes can then be combined in real-time with subsequently recorded images or image sequences to introduce a level of personalisation into the motion picture.05-23-2013
20100278511INFORMATION PROCESS APPARATUS AND METHOD, PROGRAM RECORD MEDIUM, AND PROGRAM - To smoothly reproduce data. A data generation section 11-04-2010
20120275761UTILIZING SUBTITLES IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES TO FACILITATE SECOND-LANGUAGE LEARNING - Processing video for utilization in second language learning is described herein. A video file includes spoken words in a source language, subtitles in the source language, and subtitles in a native language of an end user (a target language). The subtitles in the source language are synchronized with the spoken words in the video, and the subtitles in the source language are mapped to the subtitles in the target language. Both sets of subtitles are displayed simultaneously as the video is played by the end user.11-01-2012
20130156399EMBEDDING CONTENT IN RICH MEDIA - Methods and systems for embedding content in rich media are described herein. The method includes populating embedded content from a data stream into an experience using an artifact embedding system. The method also includes binding the embedded content to a behavior from a framework of preselected behaviors using an embedded object manager.06-20-2013
20120281963PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER FOR INSERTING A STORED ADVERTISEMENT INTO A DISPLAYED BROADCAST STREAM - A personal video recorder is provided for displaying a targeted advertisement on a display in conjunction with displaying of a broadcast stream on the display. A viewer profile of a viewer of the display is defined based on signals received by a controller indicating usage of a viewer control interface by the viewer, for example based on viewer reactions to a broadcast stream or to an advertisement. A targeted advertisement is selected from stored advertisements based on the viewer profile of the viewer of the display. The targeted advertisement is displayed on the display. The viewer profile is updated based on subsequent signals received by the controller indicating usage of the viewer control interface. The signals indicate viewer reactions, for example, a viewer reaction to a broadcast stream or a viewer reaction to an advertisement or a viewer purchase.11-08-2012
20130183021SUPPLEMENTAL CONTENT ON A MOBILE DEVICE - Methods, systems, devices, and software are described for providing supplemental content for presentation on a mobile device that identifies a video and a portion within the video. In one embodiment, a system includes a mobile device with an integrated video camera that tracks a display playing a movie. The mobile device automatically identifies the current scene in the movie and then accesses supplemental non-video content related to the identified scene. The accessed supplemental non-video content (e.g., audio, tactile, olfactory data) is then presented to the user at the same time the movie is played.07-18-2013
20110293241VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A video processing apparatus stores input viewpoint information which indicates on a viewpoint of video to be displayed that of video content constituted by a plurality of videos captured at a plurality of respectively different viewpoint positions. At this time, the input viewpoint information is stored in association with at least one of identification information for identifying the video content and captured viewpoint information that includes information on the plurality of viewpoint positions at which the plurality of videos constituting the video content are captured. The viewpoint corresponding to the stored input viewpoint information is displayed as a selectable viewpoint based on at least one of the identification information and the captured viewpoint information of the video content, when viewing video content that is different from the video content for which the input viewpoint information is already registered.12-01-2011
20110311196VIDEO DEVICE AND METHOD - An article of print media that includes an electronic module that has at least one chip for storing data and for controlling the electronic module and first means for closing the electronic module such that at least a first video is shown.12-22-2011
20130188922Multimedia File Support for Media Capture Device Position and Location Timed Metadata - A method is provided for recording data. The method comprises recording, by a device, a first set of samples of at least one of video data or audio data and recording, by the device, a second set of samples of information related to at least one of a position of the device or an orientation of the device. A plurality of samples in the first set are associated with a plurality of samples in the second set.07-25-2013
20130195423Method and Apparatus for Advertisement Placement in a User Dialog on a Set-Top Box - Methods and apparatuses for presenting targeted advertisements to DVR users are described. After a DVR has finished playing a recorded television program, or in response to other specified events, the DVR presents a screen which comprises a “save or delete” menu. In addition to the “save” and “delete” options, the menu additionally comprises one or more other options. Each of these other options may correspond to a separate promotional item. For example, a user's selection of such an option may cause the DVR to display or play an advertisement on the user's television set. Additionally or alternatively, these other options, when selected by a user, may cause the DVR to display a user interface through which the user can actually purchase a product or service. The product or service advertised or offered may be one that was featured or referenced in the television program that the user was just watching.08-01-2013
20130195422SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING CUSTOMIZED ON-DEMAND VIDEO REPORTS IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT - An example method includes receiving a search query that includes one or more attributes; evaluating a plurality of video files; identifying video clips within the video files that have one or more of the search attributes; and creating a video report comprising a contiguous sequence of the video clips, where the video clips are stitched together according to a stitch criterion. In more particular embodiments, the method can include providing a user interface configured for receiving feedback associated with the plurality of video files. Additionally, the method may include tagging the video files with tags corresponding to predefined attributes; and identifying the predefined attributes in response to the search query. Furthermore, method can include matching the tags with the one or more search attributes, where at least one video clip in a particular one of the video files has at least some of the one or more search attributes.08-01-2013
20130195421RENDERING OF VIDEO BASED ON OVERLAYING OF BITMAPPED IMAGES - According to example configurations as described herein, a media manager supports functions such as in-line display of video frame information for application of editing commands. Each of multiple frames in the in-line display can be derived from a respective bitmap. The bitmaps associated with the in-line display can be generated and cached during an editing session for easy access. After completion of the editing session and creation of a playback file specifying a media playback experience, a media manager deletes the cached bitmaps. Upon rendering of a video experience as specified by the playback file at a later time, a respective media player converts a format of video data as specified by the playback file into bitmap information again. Playback can include combining multiple frames of static images (as defined by the bitmaps) at different layers to produce a unique viewing experience.08-01-2013

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