multimedia (Total 42791 Patents Found)

A remotely controllable computing and multimedia entertainment system includes a personal computer (24) having an entertainment circuit (12) made up of a radio frequency circuit (48), a television circuit (46), and an audio multimedia circuit (18). A remote control circuit (50) provides programmable control of the ente...
The present invention describes a revolutionary new device bridging the gap between the virtual multimedia-based Internet world and the real world, best exemplified by print media. More particularly, the invention relates to communicating multimedia information using a scanner for machine-readable code containing a lin...
An universal multimedia book interfacing device is disclosed in this invention. This device is used for operation with a multimedia book. The interfacing device includes a first adapting connector provided with connection compatibility for electrically connecting to several different multimedia books. Each multimedia b...
A projection system is constructed using a field emission device 10. A single monochrome FED 10 can be used with projection system electronics 40 and lens 20 to create a monochrome picture on screen 30. Alternatively, a single monochrome FED 10 can project the proper image through color wheel 150 to create a color imag...
A system for external monitoring of networked digital file sharing to track predetermined data content, the system comprising: at least one surveillance element for deployment over said network, said surveillance elements comprising: surveillance functionality for searching said digital file sharing and identification ...
Systems and methods for provisioning of media content and data to aircraft are described. A hierarchical network, including one or more wireless networks, may be used to provided selected media content to aircraft and update aircraft with specific content based on tailored criteria. Aircraft arrival may be detected and...
There is provided, in a source device, a method for handing off a media session from the source device to a target device in a network. The target device is informed of an impending handoff of the media session. Session state information is transmitted to the target device in preparation for the handoff. The source dev...
Messages such as short message service (SMS) and multimedia messaging service (MMS) reach a GVB device for message processing and multimedia content generation through the infrastructure of a mobile provider. Depending on the message content and sender, the GVB device processes messages and generates an appropriate sig...
An electronic communication and/or multimedia device comprises a central processing unit controlling the operation of said device, wherein in a standard mode the operation of the device is carried out on the basis of data stored in the first memory said device. In a reduced mode of said device, a part of the data store...
Disclosed herein is method and system for dynamically providing personalized channel package for multimedia services to user. The method comprises retrieving a default channel map from a data source associated with service provider of the multimedia services. Then the method obtains a user viewing pattern and various c...
An IP multimedia gateway (IMG) may be operable to identify a client device for which the IMG may not currently possess a capability to provide a particular service. The IMG may notify the client device that the IMG may not currently possess the capability to provide the particular service. The client device may be allo...
Systems and methods for distributing data associated with a caller to a mobile device, in which the caller data may be presented by the mobile device upon receiving a first incoming call from the caller, are provided. In some embodiments, an image associated with the caller may be obtained by the mobile device such tha...
Online collaboration using multimedia content may be implemented by a server communicatively coupled to mobile computing devices such as smart phones and PDAs, as well as desk top computing systems. Users may create memorandums using a variety of different types of content. The memorandums may address particular issues...
Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer readable media may be configured for establishing at least one session for delivery of multimedia. In an aspect, a first transmission of data fragments of a first component and a second transmission of data fragments of a second component may be transmitted and synchronized f...
A method for sending media information by a first terminal in a multimedia communication system is provided. The method includes generating scene configuration information that includes information regarding at least one medium of multiple media, and sending the scene configuration information to a second terminal, whe...
One embodiment may take the form of an apparatus for providing personalized multimedia content to a user of a television system based on the user's preferences. In one implementation, a television receiver of a television system may monitor the habits and usage of the users of the system. The information gathered c...
The present invention relates to a system and method for setting up communication between a first and a second user equipment in a mobile radio communications system, wherein said first user equipment is attempting a multimedia call to said second user equipment. The method is characterized by the steps of: receiving a...
An example of the present disclosure provides a mobile multimedia real-time transcoding system based of offline downloading. The system includes: a client, to submit an offline downloading and transcoding task request to the task scheduling and managing server, wherein the offline downloading and transcoding task reque...
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to MOCA networks including power-saving MOCA-capable devices. Each of the MOCA-capable devices is operable during a normal or active mode to perform the specific multimedia functionality for which the device is designed, such as to function as a digital video recorder ...
An apparatus and method for dynamic streaming of multimedia files are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises receiving a list of multimedia files meeting one or more criteria. One or more priority processes are applied to the list. The priority processes include time constraint ...
An apparatus for adapting media content in one or more networks includes a controller module, one or more network interface modules, and one or more protocol interface modules coupled to the controller module. The apparatus also includes a script interpretation module coupled to the controller module and one or more me...
The present system relates generally to multimedia education, and particularly, but not by way of limitation, to methods and systems for delivering multimedia learning modules to one or more students in a computer based education environment. The system for providing multimedia education includes a host server having a...
Various embodiments are described relating to multimedia communication using multiple devices in a network. In an example embodiment, a request for a communication session may be received (310) at a first server. Parameters associated with the communication session may be negotiated (320). One or more of the devices in...
An apparatus and method are provided for transmitting session non-interest indication information for a Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS) service of a user equipment (UE) in an MBMS system. A serving radio network controller (SRNC) determines whether the UE desires to receive a current session for an MBMS s...
The invention relates to a method and a system for presenting to a user a multimedia title that is based on an information structure comprising a finite number of nodes, said method comprising the steps of: presenting an entry point to said information structure, logging user visits as pertaining to specific said nodes...
The invention concerns a method for presenting a catalogue of multimedia contents transmitted by a server to a communication terminal, in response to a request emitted by said terminal. The invention is characterized in that said method includes a step of adapting said catalogue based on at least one first data represe...
Rate adaptation is carried out using bit error rate (BER) to enable effective multimedia transmission. The BER can be estimated using signal strength in a MAC layer and modulation information (figures 7-9), and can be compatibly used in different wireless networks by means of message standardization....
L'invention porte sur une fonction de façonnage de fenêtre dont l'intégrale, au cours de la fonction de façonnage de fenêtre, est de zéro. En comparaison avec les fonctions de façonnage de fenêtre conventionnelles, cette fonction de façonnage de fenêtre permet d'améliorer la robustesse du signal ...
Provided are a method and a device for transmitting and receiving multimedia data. The present invention comprises: receiving of multimedia data and confirming of loss data; determining, with respect to the degree of the loss of the received data, of whether or not the lost data can be recovered by means of application...
A multimedia processing resource (MPR) includes interactive voice response capabilities. A user may control MPR commands and functions over a telephone interface. For example, through a telephone connection a user may receive a listing of electronic programming guide data, may schedule a multimedia program for recordin...
A switch apparatus for multiple High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) sources comprises: at least two input units, each associated to an electronic product that provides HDMI signals; at least one output unit associated to a HDMI compatible audio-visual equipment; an automatic detecting/switching unit for automat...
A method for identifying alternate end-to-end media paths through internet protocol realms using substitute session description protocol parameters is disclosed. The method includes receiving an session description protocol offer, including a list of previously traversed through internet protocol realms. The method con...
A method for playing multimedia data on a computer system. The computer system has a central processing unit (CPU) used to control operations of the computer system, a storage device used to retrieve the multimedia data, a bridge circuit electrically connected between the CPU and the storage device for coordinating dat...
This system provides wired and/or wireless access throughout a multimedia network built on a distributed architecture which can be transparent to the user. This multimedia network includes content which is imported or generated within the network. The system allows for the content provider to determine the license stat...
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for searching for a multimedia file, a terminal device, and a server. The method for searching for a multimedia file includes: acquiring, from a server, encrypted summary information of a first multimedia file in at least one multimedia file, where encrypted summar...
A method of collecting information of interest to a user regarding multimedia content is described. The method may include receiving first content about the information of interest to the user among the multimedia content, collecting metadata of the first content by using a uniform resource identifier (URI) of the firs...
For each media information element constituting a display screen image in a multimedia system, main data and attribute data are stored in a storage. After the user copies a media information element from a screen layout to another screen layout, until an attribute of the media information element is altered in either o...
A multimedia/personal computer-based system for operating information, communication, and entertainment devices in a mobile vehicle uses a power management strategy which reduces power consumption and boot-up time in a manner which facilitates use of a complex instruction set computing (CISC) processor system. A loosel...
A method and system supporting handoff of a multimedia call session using background network scanning is disclosed. A mobile multimedia handset may engage in the exchange of a multimedia information stream via a first wireless network, and may sniff a portion of radio frequency spectrum for a second wireless network. I...
A WiFi network system for performing a high-speed handover of voice and multimedia data includes a wireless station (STA), a network router for connecting to the Internet; first and second smart base stations respectively connected with the Internet through the network router, wherein the second smart base station is a...
In a method for broadcasting multimedia broadcast multicast services (MBMS) signals over a distributed antenna system, a MBMS signal is broadcast from a plurality of distributed antenna system radio frequency nodes of the distributed antenna system within a sector of a wireless network. The MBMS signal broadcast from e...