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08/17/17 new patent  Systems and methods for recording broadcast programs that will be missed due to travel delays
08/10/17Systems and methods for allowing a user to access blocked media
08/10/17Interactive television application with navigable cells and regions
08/03/17Methods and systems for associating input schemes with physical world objects
08/03/17Systems and methods for ensuring media shared on a closed network is returned to owner when end to closed network connection is imminent
08/03/17Methods and systems for associating media content with physical world objects
08/03/17Systems and methods for enabling users to receive access to content in closed network
08/03/17Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders
07/13/17Systems and methods for reducing cut-offs in program recording
07/13/17Customizable flip and browse overlays in an interactive television system
07/06/17Methods and systems for determining advertising reach based on machine learning
07/06/17Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information
06/29/17Methods and systems for enhancing sleep of a user of an interactive media guidance system
06/29/17Systems and methods for conversations with devices about media using interruptions and changes of subjects
06/29/17Systems and methods for sorting media assets based on playback information
06/29/17Methods and systems for detecting overlaps between calendar appointments and media asset transmission times
06/29/17Methods and systems for customizing a musical score of a media asset
06/22/17System and methods for alerting a user consuming media to the progress of others consuming media
06/22/17Systems and methods for sharing cost of a video-on-demand subscription with another subscriber
06/22/17Methods and systems for bypassing preemptions in recorded media assets
06/22/17Methods and systems for bypassing preemptions in recorded media assets
06/22/17Methods and systems for displaying a countdown alert for children
06/22/17Methods and systems of alerting users viewing over-the-top content
06/15/17Methods and providing notifications in a media system
06/15/17Systems and methods for notifying a user when activity exceeds an authorization level
06/15/17Methods and systems for customizing a media asset with user selections
06/15/17Methods and systems for customizing a media asset with feedback on customization
06/08/17Systems and methods for generating smart responses for natural language queries
06/08/17Systems and methods for generating smart responses for natural language queries
06/08/17Methods and systems for targeted advertising using machine learning techniques
06/08/17Methods and systems for targeted advertising using machine learning techniques
06/08/17Systems and methods for recording content from a different source when previous content runs over
06/01/17Systems and methods for managing available bandwidth in a household
06/01/17Systems and methods for providing a contextual menu with information related to an emergency alert
05/25/17Interactive electronic television program guide with database configurability
05/18/17Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information
05/18/17Methods and systems for selecting a preferred viewpoint for media assets
05/18/17Television chat system
05/18/17Series reminders and series recording from an interactive television program guide
05/18/17Systems and methods for implementing a timeline scroller to navigate media asset identifiers
05/11/17Systems and methods for creating rated and curated spectator feeds
05/11/17Methods and systems for supplementing media assets during fast-access playback operations
05/04/17Methods and systems for managing content subscription data
05/04/17Methods and systems for caching a media asset
05/04/17Methods and systems for monitoring content subscription usage
05/04/17Systems and methods for transmitting media associated with a measure of quality based on level of game play in an interactive video gaming environment
05/04/17Methods and devices for presenting an interactive media guidance application
05/04/17Program guide system with real-time data sources
04/27/17Systems and methods for identifying a source of a user interface from a fingerprint of the user interface
04/27/17Systems and methods for fingerprinting to track device usage
04/27/17Methods and systems for playing media
04/27/17Systems and methods for indicating commercial break in program guide
04/20/17Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
04/20/17Interactive television program guide with selectable languages
03/30/17Methods and systems for performing playback operations based on a location of a user relative to a viewing area
03/30/17Method and system for verifying scheduled media assets
03/30/17Methods and systems for managing media subscriptions
03/30/17Systems and methods for identifying a source of media content based on a log of fingerprints
03/30/17Systems and methods for identifying a source of media content based on a log of content identifiers
03/30/17Methods and systems for implementing a locked mode for viewing media assets
03/30/17Systems and methods for adjusting the priority of media assets scheduled to be recorded
03/30/17Methods and systems for media content aggregation
03/30/17Methods and systems for selecting media content based on a location of a user relative to a viewing area
03/23/17Methods and systems for implementing parental controls
03/23/17Methods and systems for determining a retargeting sequence of advertisements across platforms
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03/23/17Methods and systems for recommending gifts using a supplemental profile
03/23/17Methods and systems for providing gift recommendations
03/23/17Methods and systems for automatically adjusting parental controls
03/23/17Systems and methods to combine programming from multiple channels
03/23/17Systems and methods to detect events in programming from multiple channels
03/23/17Methods and systems for measuring efficiency of retargeting across platforms
03/16/17Premium channel promotion system and method
03/16/17Client-server electronic program guide
02/23/17Systems and methods for providing storage of data on servers in an on-demand media delivery system
02/23/17Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing
02/16/17Personal video recorder systems and methods
02/02/17Systems and methods for determining meaning of cultural gestures based on voice detection
02/02/17Multiple database, user-choice-compiled program and event guide
02/02/17Method for enhancing a user viewing experience when consuming a sequence of media
01/26/17Methods and systems for selecting media guidance functions based on tactile attributes of a user input
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01/26/17Systems and methods for identifying content corresponding to a language spoken in a household
01/12/17Search engine for a video recorder
01/05/17Methods and systems for customizing skip-forward functionality
01/05/17Systems and methods for generating recommendations based on a virtual environment
01/05/17Methods and system for presenting search results
12/29/16Methods and generating for display portions of media assets
12/29/16Systems and methods for automatic formatting of images for media assets based on user profile
12/29/16Systems and methods for identifying an optimal image for a media asset representation
12/29/16Methods and systems for identifying media assets
12/29/16System and methods for stimulating senses of users of a media guidance application
12/29/16Systems and methods for automatic formatting of images for media assets based on prevalance
12/29/16Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications
12/29/16Systems and methods for detecting and acting on easter eggs hidden in media assets
12/22/16Systems and methods for arranging contextually related media assets
12/22/16Methods and systems for monitoring brain activity of a viewer during an advertisement
12/22/16Methods and systems for suggesting additional content
12/22/16Systems and methods for mixing models to optimize media placement
12/22/16Systems and methods for non-linear optimization of audience reach
12/22/16Interactive program guide with graphic program listings
12/22/16Systems and methods for determining reach using truncation and aggregation
12/15/16Systems and methods for providing custom media content flipping
12/15/16Methods and systems for generating icons associated with providing brain feedback
12/15/16Systems and methods for showing media asset consumption history
12/08/16Systems and methods for determining conceptual boundaries in content
12/08/16Cross-platform messaging
12/01/16Systems and methods for controlling user devices based on brain activity
12/01/16Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
11/24/16Methods and systems for recommending a display device for media consumption
11/24/16Systems and methods for determining temporally popular content for presentation on a common display
11/24/16Systems and methods for providing a program as a gift using an interactive application
Social Network Patent Pack
11/17/16Methods and systems for updating database tags for media content
11/17/16Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information
11/17/16Methods and systems for recommending supplemental media assets based on recently mentioned media references
11/10/16Methods and systems for adjusting the amount of time required to consume a media asset based on a current trip of a user
11/03/16Systems and methods for determining whether a descriptive asset needs to be updated
11/03/16Systems and methods for enhancing viewing experiences of users
11/03/16Methods and systems for synching supplemental audio content to video content
11/03/16Systems and methods for augmenting a viewing environment of users
11/03/16Smart mechanism for blocking media responsive to user environment
11/03/16Systems and methods for providing audio-based guidance
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10/27/16Systems and methods for updating a knowledge graph through user input
10/27/16Methods and systems for providing serendipitous recommendations
10/27/16Systems and methods for improving accuracy in media asset recommendations based on data from multiple data spaces
10/27/16Systems and methods for improving accuracy in media asset recommendations based on data from one data space
10/27/16Systems and methods for improving accuracy in media asset recommendation models based on users' levels of enjoyment with respect to media assets
10/27/16Systems and methods for improving accuracy in media asset recommendation models
10/20/16Systems and methods for providing automatic content recognition to verify affiliate programming
10/20/16Systems and methods for mirroring and transcoding media content
10/20/16Method of synchronizing alternate audio content with video content
10/20/16Systems and methods for identifying and storing a portion of a media asset
10/20/16Program guide system for recording television programs
10/13/16Interactive television system with programming-related links
10/06/16Systems and methods for using an interactive television program guide to access fantasy sports contests
10/06/16Methods and systems for generating cluster-based search results
10/06/16Search engine for video and graphics
10/06/16Systems and methods for providing blackout support in video mosaic environments
10/06/16Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
10/06/16Systems and methods for selecting sound logos for media content
10/06/16Television control interface with electronic guide
10/06/16Systems and methods for episode tracking in an interactive media environment
10/06/16Interactive television application with navigable cells and regions
10/06/16Television control interface with electronic guide
09/29/16Media content search results ranked by popularity
09/22/16Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion
09/15/16Systems and methods for identifying and merging recorded segments belonging to the same program
09/15/16Systems and methods for managing a status change of a multimedia asset in multimedia delivery systems
09/15/16Methods and systems for invoking functions based on whether a partial print or an entire print is detected
09/01/16Systems and methods for displaying media assets associated with holographic structures
09/01/16Methods and systems for generating holographic animations
09/01/16Methods and systems for recommending media content
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09/01/16Electronic program guide with digital storage
09/01/16Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders
08/25/16Systems and methods for seamlessly transitioning from a broadcast media asset to a related on-demand media asset
08/25/16Generating media asset previews based on scene popularity
08/11/16User speech interfaces for interactive media guidance applications
08/04/16Systems and methods for resolving ambiguous terms in social chatter based on a user profile
08/04/16Program guide system with advertisements
08/04/16Systems and methods for providing a recommendation to a user based on a user profile and social chatter
08/04/16Systems and methods for providing a program as a gift using an interactive application
07/28/16Systems and methods for interactive program guides with personal video recording features
07/28/16System and modifying advertisement responsive to epg information
07/28/16Systems and methods for reducing cut-offs in program recording
07/21/16Systems and methods for automatically modifying functionality of an actuator
07/14/16Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
07/14/16Systems and methods for automatic program recommendations based on user interactions
06/30/16Customized three dimensional (3d) printing of media-related objects
06/30/16Systems and methods for enhancing search results by way of updating search indices
06/30/16Systems and methods for obtaining customized search results by way of user-specific search indices
06/30/16Methods and systems for determining media content to download
06/30/16Systems and methods for updating links between keywords associated with a trending topic
Social Network Patent Pack
06/30/16Methods and systems for providing media recommendations based on user location
06/30/16Systems and methods for tethering devices
06/30/16Internet television program guide system with embedded real-time data
06/30/16Systems and methods for multi-device content recommendations
06/30/16Methods and systems for identifying media assets
06/30/16Program guide system with combination category search
06/23/16Systems and methods for managing access to media assets based on a projected location of a user
06/23/16Methods and systems for presenting scrollable displays
06/23/16Methods and systems for selecting identifiers for media content
06/23/16Systems and methods for determining whether a negation statement applies to a current or past query
06/23/16Augmenting metadata using commonly available visual elements associated with media content
06/23/16Systems and methods for filtering techniques using metadata and usage data analysis
06/23/16Systems and methods for improving speech recognition performance by generating combined interpretations
06/23/16Systems and methods for modifying access to media assets
06/23/16Methods and systems for verifying media guidance data
06/23/16Methods and systems for generating a notification
06/23/16Methods and systems for recommending media assets
06/23/16Methods and systems for presenting information about multiple media assets
06/23/16Methods and systems for presenting information about media assets
06/23/16Systems and methods for generating time based preview image for a video stream
Social Network Patent Pack
06/16/16Systems and methods for caching data in media-on-demand systems
06/16/16Methods and systems for distributing media guidance among multiple devices
06/16/16User defined rules for assigning destinations of content
06/16/16System and generating video taping reminders
06/09/16Systems and methods for automatically controlling media asset playback in a vehicle
06/09/16Systems and methods for re-recording content associated with re-emerged popularity
06/02/16Interactive television system with programming-related links
06/02/16Premium channel promotion system and method
05/19/16Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications
05/19/16Television control interface with electronic guide
05/05/16Systems and methods for generating a unique fingerprint aggregating set of unique tracking identifiers throughout request/response processing
05/05/16Systems and methods for generating shadows for a media guidance application based on content
05/05/16Systems and methods for interactive program guides with personal video recording features
04/28/16Methods and systems for invoking functions based on whether a partial print or an entire print is detected
04/21/16Client-server electronic program guide
04/21/16Systems and methods for recording and playing back programs having desirable recording attributes
04/07/16Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders
04/07/16Methods and systems for updating functionality of a set-top box using markup language
04/07/16Series reminders and series recording from an interactive television program guide
03/31/16Systems and methods for searching for a media asset
03/31/16Methods and systems for controlling user devices
03/31/16Methods and systems for presenting content to a user based on the movement of the user
03/31/16Systems and methods for determining whether to merge search queries based on contextual information
03/24/16Methods and systems for calibrating user devices
03/24/16Electronic program guide with digital storage
03/24/16Methods and systems for updating user profiles
03/17/16Program guide system with real-time data sources
03/10/16Program guide system with video-on-demand browsing
03/10/16Systems and methods for providing program suggestions in an interactive television program guide
03/03/16Systems and methods for managing local storage of on-demand content
Social Network Patent Pack
03/03/16Methods and systems for forced advertising
02/25/16Systems and methods for providing storage of data on servers in an on-demand media delivery system
02/18/16Search engine for a video recorder
02/11/16Search engine for a video recorder
02/04/16Systems and methods for performing asr in the presence of heterographs
01/28/16Methods and systems for performing actions based on location-based rules
01/21/16Customizable flip and browse overlays in an interactive television system
01/14/16Systems and methods for providing media guidance in relation to previously-viewed media assets
12/31/15Systems and methods for initializing allocations of transport streams based on historical data
12/03/15Systems and methods for automatic text recognition and linking
11/26/15Systems and methods for providing media content listings according to points of interest
11/19/15Interactive media guide with media guidance interface
11/05/15Methods and systems for customizing a plenoptic media asset
11/05/15Systems and methods for recording content from a different source when previous content runs over
11/05/15Systems and methods for determining subscription data
10/29/15Methods and systems for preventing a user from terminating services based on a consumption rate of the user
10/29/15Systems and methods for determining a likelihood of user termination of services
10/29/15Methods and systems for preventing a user from terminating a service based on the accessibility of a preferred media asset
10/29/15Methods and systems for preventing users from terminating services
10/29/15Methods and systems for preventing users from terminating services based on use
10/29/15Systems and methods for determining a likelihood of user termination of services
10/29/15Methods and systems for preventing users from terminating services
10/29/15Interactive television program guide system and method with niche hubs
10/22/15Client-server based interactive guide with server recording
10/15/15Electronic program guide with digital storage
10/15/15Systems and methods for detecting inconsistent user actions and providing feedback
10/08/15Systems and methods for providing a customized program lineup
10/08/15Methods and devices for presenting an interactive media guidance application
10/01/15Systems and methods for automatically adjusting volume of a media asset based on navigation distance







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