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Vehicle detection for media content player

A system for automatically initiating a travel mode of a media-playback device is disclosed. The system operates to evaluate vehicle presence factors and determine whether the vehicle presence factors indicate that the media-playback device is in a vehicle. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for providing access to media content associated with events, using a digital media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing access to media content associated with events, using a digital media content environment. A media application enables display of a memory event timeline, including a plurality of memory events, to provide an improved presentation of media consumption by a user that resembles a person's memory or recollection of such events. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for use of crowdsourced microphone or other information with a digital media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for use of crowdsourced microphone or other information with a digital media content environment. A user may bring their media device with media application to a venue/performance, for example a theater, or a music concert, or other event which the user desires to attend. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for association of a song, music, or other media content with a user's video content

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for association of a song, music, or other media content with a user's video content. The system enables a user to associate a song, music, or other media content that is associated with an audio clip and a song metadata of a media content, with a video they are about to create, or have created, to create a video moment. ... Spotify Ab

Vehicle detection for media content player connected to vehicle media content player

A system for automatically initiating a travel mode of a media playback device is disclosed. The system operates to determine that the media playback device is connected to a vehicle media playback system based on an identifier provided from the vehicle media playback system. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for programming of song suggestions for users of a social messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for programming of song suggestions for users of a social messaging environment. The system enables a user to add media content, for example a song or music, to a video, for sharing with other users. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for providing a video with lyrics overlay for use in a social messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing a live lyrics overlay in a social messaging environment. The system can utilize advances in three-dimensional mapping technology that allow social messaging services, to offer real time video lenses or overlays to their users, and extends this three-dimensional mapping technology to support for lyrics. ... Spotify Ab

System and method for use of a media content bot in a social messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for enabling use of a media content bot in a social messaging environment that supports group chat. A conversational agent, generally referred to as a “bot”, can leverage a user's interaction with the bot, to access a media server, which in turn can determine one or more items of media content appropriate for the user and/or their interaction. ... Spotify Ab

Media content item recommendation system

A media content item recommendation system recommends media content items based on one or more attributes of a seed playlist. The recommended media content items can be determined from a plurality of existing playlists that have been created over a period of time. ... Spotify Ab

Playlist trailers for media content playback during travel

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for media content playback during travel are provided. An example method a method of generating a playlist trailer for a media playback device, the method comprising: identifying a plurality of media content items from a playlist for inclusion in a playlist trailer identifying snippets from the identified plurality of media content items; and combining the identified snippets to generate a playlist trailer.. ... Spotify Ab

Media content playback with state prediction and caching

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for predicting user and media-playback device states are provided. Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for representing cached, user-selected, and streaming content are also provided.. ... Spotify Ab

Media content playback during travel

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for media content playback during travel are provided. An example method of generating a user interface for a media playback device. ... Spotify Ab

Display of cached media content by media playback device

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for caching media content at a media-playback device are provided. Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for representing the cached, user-selected, and streaming content are also provided.. ... Spotify Ab

Media content identification and playback

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for identifying and playing media content are provided. An example media-playback device for identifying and playing media content for a user traveling in a vehicle includes an audio identification engine and a media playback engine. ... Spotify Ab

07/05/18 / #20180188945

User interface for media content playback

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for a user interface for media content playback, such as during travel, are provided. An method of media playback by a media playback device, the method comprising: playing a media content item of a selected playlist of a selected group of playlists; generating a user interface displaying a graphic associated with the media content item that is playing; when an input associated with a first dimension is received into the user interface, playing another media content item of the selected playlist; when an input associated with a second dimension is received into the user interface, playing another media content item of another selected playlist of the selected group of playlists; and when an input associated with a third dimension is received into the user interface, playing another media content item of another selected playlist of another group of playlists.. ... Spotify Ab

07/05/18 / #20180188054

Duration-based customized media program

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for building customized media programs for a specified duration are provided. An example media-playback device for generating customized media programs for a route to a specified duration includes a user preferences engine to determine a user's listening preferences, a duration engine to determine a duration of the route, and a duration-based media program engine for building a playlist of news and entertainment media content based on the duration of the route and the preferences of the user.. ... Spotify Ab

06/28/18 / #20180182394

Identification of taste attributes from an audio signal

A system, method and computer product are provided for processing audio signals. An audio signal of a voice and background noise is input, and speech recognition is performed to retrieve speech content of the voice. ... Spotify Ab

06/28/18 / #20180181849

Machine-readable code

Technology for generating, reading, and using machine-readable codes is disclosed. There is a method, performed by an image capture device, for reading and using the codes. ... Spotify Ab

06/14/18 / #20180167726

Systems and methods for automatic mixing of media

Audio mix information is received from a plurality of users. Mix rules are determined from the audio mix information from the plurality of users, wherein the mix rules include a first mix rule associated with a first audio item. ... Spotify Ab

06/07/18 / #20180157746

System and method for semantic analysis of song lyrics in a media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for semantic analysis and use of song lyrics in a media content environment. Semantic analysis is used to identify persons, events, themes, stories, or other meaningful information within a plurality of songs. ... Spotify Ab

05/31/18 / #20180150276

System and method for enabling communication of ambient sound as an audio stream

The present disclosure relates to a method performed by a communication device communicatively connected to a headphone. The method comprises outputting a first audio stream to the headphone for playback to a user of the communication device. ... Spotify Ab

05/17/18 / #20180139333

System and method for processing of a service subscription using a telecommunications operator

A method performed in a radio device comprising a client of a service. In accordance with an embodiment, the method comprises sending, from the radio device to the service provider, a request requesting information about whether a telecommunications operator (telco), which the radio device is connected via, provides any offer for a subscription to the service; receiving a message comprising an indication that the telco provides such an offer and an address for contacting the telco regarding said offer; sending a message by means of the received address of the telco, regarding available offers; receiving a confirmation message comprising information about an available offer for a subscription to the service; receiving an indication that the available offer is accepted; and, to the service provider, sending a message indicating that the available offer has been accepted and should be activated.. ... Spotify Ab

05/10/18 / #20180129745

Search media content based upon tempo

A media system includes: a media-playback device including: a media-output device that plays media content items; and a tempo control engine to: select media content based upon suitability for a repetitive-motion activity; place each media content item from the media content into two or more pools of media content, with a first pool including media content which the user has previously indicated as being relevant, and a second pool including media content that the user has not previously indicated as being relevant; and sort the media content in each of the first pool and the second pool based upon tempo.. . ... Spotify Ab

05/10/18 / #20180129659

Identifying media content

Systems, devices, and methods for identifying media content using indirect qualities are provided. An example media-delivery system includes a content identification engine that applies a model associated with an indirect quality to media content items to generate indirect quality scores for the media content items, filters the media content items based on metadata associated with the media content items to generate filtered media content items, and presents at least some of the filtered media content items based on the indirect quality scores. ... Spotify Ab

04/19/18 / #20180109820

Identifying media content for simultaneous playback

Systems, devices, and methods for identifying and providing media content to a media-playback device for playback with simultaneous media content are provided. An example system and method for providing media content to a media-playback device for playback with simultaneous media content receives at a computing device a request for media content from a media-playback device, the request including an identification of simultaneous content to be played on the media-playback device. ... Spotify Ab

04/05/18 / #20180096064

Methods and systems for adapting playlists

A server receives a request to play a selected playlist from a first electronic device associated with a host listener. The playlist includes audio items having a common attribute. ... Spotify Ab

04/05/18 / #20180095715

Methods and systems for grouping playlist audio items

A method comprises obtaining a playlist that comprises a plurality of audio items, and dividing the playlist into a plurality of coherent groups, wherein each coherent group comprises a respective sequence of audio items of the plurality of audio items with a common attribute. For a respective coherent group of the plurality of coherent groups, the method comprises determining a parameter value of a first audio item of the respective sequence and adjusting a parameter value of a second audio item of the respective sequence based on the determined parameter value of the first audio item, to form a transition between the first and second audio items. ... Spotify Ab

03/08/18 / #20180069743

Systems and methods for using seektables to stream media items

In one aspect, a client device receives a request to stream a media item from a first position. Content corresponding to the media item includes samples identified in a container file. ... Spotify Ab

02/22/18 / #20180054704

Modifying a stream media service for a mobile radio device

The present disclosure relates to a method performed in a network server system of a service provider providing a service comprising media streaming. The method comprises receiving a detection message from a mobile radio device running the service for a user registered with the service provider, said message comprising an indication that said radio device has detected that it is within a predefined geographical area. ... Spotify Ab

02/22/18 / #20180054592

Devices, methods and computer program products for playback of digital media objects using a single control input

A component for controlling playback of digital media objects using a single control input receives, from a server, a plurality of feature vectors, each feature vector representing one of a plurality of media objects, and receives one or more skip requests from the single control input. In response to a first skip request, the component selects a feature vector from among the plurality of feature vectors and instructs a media object playback device to playback a media object represented by the selected feature vector. ... Spotify Ab

02/22/18 / #20180052921

Systems, methods, and computer-readable products for track selection

Methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable products for selecting tracks. A plurality of request parameters are received from a client device. ... Spotify Ab

02/08/18 / #20180041517

Systems and methods for efficient and secure temporary anonymous access to media content

A method for providing access to media content from a media content provider is performed at an electronic device. The method comprises receiving, from a client device, a request for access to a media item. ... Spotify Ab

01/18/18 / #20180018397

System, methods and computer products for determining affinity to a content creator

Affinity scores are computed for a plurality of user accounts, each affinity score quantifies an affinity of a user account to a content creator of one or more digital objects hosted in a content hosting platform. Each affinity score is computed by collecting interaction data for the user account corresponding to the content creator, normalizing the collected interaction data using a total activity data of the user account on the content hosting platform and attribute data associated with the content creator, and generating the affinity score using the normalized interaction data.. ... Spotify Ab

01/04/18 / #20180004480

Methods and electronic devices for dynamic control of playlists

This disclosure concerns the playback of audio content, e.g. In the form of music. ... Spotify Ab

12/21/17 / #20170366780

Devices, methods and computer program products for playback of digital media objects using a single control input

A component for controlling playback of digital media objects using a single control input receives, from a server, a plurality of feature vectors, each feature vector representing one of a plurality of media objects, and receives one or more skip requests from the single control input. In response to a first skip request, the component selects a feature vector from among the plurality of feature vectors and instructs a media object playback device to playback a media object represented by the selected feature vector. ... Spotify Ab

12/07/17 / #20170353405

System and method for providing digital media content with a conversational messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing access to digital media content within a conversational messaging environment, through the use of a conversational agent, generally referred to as a “bot”. A media content bot leverages a user's interaction with the bot, to access a media server, which in turn can determine one or more recommended items of media content that are appropriate for the user and/or their interaction. ... Spotify Ab

11/30/17 / #20170346867

System and method for early media buffering using prediction of user behavior

A system and method for early media buffering using prediction of user behavior. In accordance with an embodiment, a user interface displays a plurality of media options from which particular options can be selected. ... Spotify Ab

11/30/17 / #20170344539

System and method for improved scalability of database exports

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing improved scalability of database exports, for use in digital media content or other environments. Data can be stored within and/or provided by an environment which supports the use of persistent disks. ... Spotify Ab

10/26/17 / #20170308794

System and method for breaking artist prediction in a media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for predicting artists that create media content who are more likely to increase in popularity. Users are determined who requested playback of media content items associated with one or more generators of popular media content within a window of time. ... Spotify Ab

10/05/17 / #20170289489

System and method for determining whether to use cached media

An electronic device with one or more processors, memory and a display displays a first video stream on the display. While displaying the first video stream, the electronic device downloads and stores a first portion of a second video stream and receives a request to display the second video stream on the display. ... Spotify Ab

10/05/17 / #20170286536

Media content system for enhancing rest

A media-playback device acquires a heart rate, selects a song with a first tempo, and initiates playback of the song. The song meets a set of qualification criteria and the first tempo is based on the heart rate, such as being equal to or less than the heart rate. ... Spotify Ab

09/21/17 / #20170270125

Methods and systems for providing media recommendations based on implicit user behavior

A server system that provides a content service determines a preference of a first user of the content service for a first media item. The preference has a magnitude and is either positive or negative. ... Spotify Ab

09/14/17 / #20170264660

System and method for use of cyclic play queues in a media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for use of cyclic play queues in a media content environment. A cyclic list data structure that can be initially populated with a list of media content items to be played at a media device, exposes a cyclic list of sequences of media content items, and supports operations to modify portions of the cyclic list to provide a cyclic play queue of media content items. ... Spotify Ab

09/14/17 / #20170262253

System and method for color beat display in a media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for color beat display in a media content environment. A media device, operating as a client device, can receive and play media content provided by a media server, or another system or peer device. ... Spotify Ab

08/31/17 / #20170251039

System and method for transitioning between receiving different compressed media streams

A computer system receives a content-transition indication to provide a second decompressed media stream to a presentation device instead of providing a first decompressed media stream. In response to receiving the content-transition indication, the computer system ceases to receive a first compressed media stream corresponding to the first decompressed media stream and continues to provide the first decompressed media stream to the presentation device using first buffered data. ... Spotify Ab

08/24/17 / #20170244770

System and method for client-initiated playlist shuffle in a media content environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for client-initiated playlist shuffle in a media content environment. A shuffle logic is configured to provide a shuffle order for a plurality of media content items, including associating each media content item with a placement interval within which the media content item can be placed, and a weight that determines the average position of the placement interval; associating each media content item with a random value that indicates a random offset or position within its placement interval; calculating an ordering score for each media content item based on its weight plus its random offset into its placement interval; collecting indications for the plurality of media content item that reflect their ordering scores; and placing the plurality of media content items into the shuffle order, for subsequent playback by a media device.. ... Spotify Ab

08/17/17 / #20170235826

Cadence-based playlists management system

A system for supporting a user's repetitive motion activity operates to manage cadence-based playlists identifying one or more media content items having a tempo corresponding to a user's cadence. The cadence-based playlists can be categorized by different tempi or tempo ranges that cover all likely cadences during the user's activities. ... Spotify Ab

08/17/17 / #20170235541

Heart rate control based upon media content selection

A media-playback device includes: a media-output device that plays media content items; a physiological measurement device programmed to measure at least one physiological measurement of a user of the media-output device; and a physiological control engine configured to: identify a current physiological measurement for the user; and cause the media-output device to modify playback of the media content items based upon the current physiological measurement.. . ... Spotify Ab

08/17/17 / #20170235540

Cadence determination and media content selection

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for cadence determination and media content selection are provided. An example media-playback device comprises a media-output device that plays media content items, a cadence-acquiring device, and a cadence-based media content selection engine. ... Spotify Ab

08/10/17 / #20170230438

System and method for ordering media content for shuffled playback based on user preference

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing media content to a media playback device that includes a media server. In response to the initiation by a user of the media playback device to provide media content in shuffle mode, the media server determines a set of media content items based on a context of the initiation. ... Spotify Ab

08/10/17 / #20170230429

Systems and methods for multi-context media control and playback

In response to a request for a media-control operation to be implemented at a second electronic device distinct from a first electronic device, the first electronic device sends a first request to a server system to cause the media-control operation to be implemented at the second electronic device. The server system is distinct from the first electronic device. ... Spotify Ab

08/10/17 / #20170230354

Automatic login on a website by means of an app

The present disclosure relates to a method performed for facilitating login on a website. In accordance with an embodiment, the method comprises, by means of a web browser in a radio device, downloading a web page of the website from a web server hosting the website; receiving a login request from the web server, the login request comprising a request for login information for a service from a service application of the service in the radio device; and, in response to the received login request and by means of the service application, automatically sending a login token request to a server of a service provider providing the service. ... Spotify Ab

08/10/17 / #20170230295

System and method for load balancing based on expected latency for use in media content or other environments

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for load balancing of requests to servers based on expected latency, for use in the providing of media content or other types of data. The system comprises an access point, or other process or component, which operates as a load balancer in providing access to one or more servers, for use in processing requests at those servers. ... Spotify Ab

08/03/17 / #20170220316

Cadence-based selection, playback, and transition between song versions

A system and methods for acquiring cadence and selecting a song version based on the acquired cadence are disclosed. If the system detects a new cadence, then a new song version that corresponds to the new cadence can be played. ... Spotify Ab

07/06/17 / #20170195813

System and method for testing and certification of media devices for use within a connected media environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for testing and certification of media devices for use within a connected media environment. A testing device includes an input mechanism, for example a microphone, and a plurality of test files. ... Spotify Ab

07/06/17 / #20170192649

System and method for preventing unintended user interface input

The present disclosure relates to a method performed by a processing device comprising a graphical user interface (gui). The method comprises detecting a selection event at a position in the gui, as input via the gui. ... Spotify Ab

06/29/17 / #20170187771

Methods and systems for media context switching between devices using wireless communications channels

Methods, systems, and/or devices for media context switching among electronic devices are described herein. In one aspect, a method is performed at a first electronic device. ... Spotify Ab

06/22/17 / #20170180826

System and method for advancing to a predefined portion of a decompressed media stream

A computer system generates a first decompressed media stream based on a first compressed media stream. While providing the first decompressed media stream to a presentation device, the computer system receives a content-transition indication for providing a second decompressed media stream to the presentation device instead of the first decompressed media stream. ... Spotify Ab

06/22/17 / #20170180438

Methods and systems for overlaying and playback of audio data received from distinct sources

Methods, systems, and/or devices for overlaying and playing back audio data for user vocals and media content received from distinct devices and systems at a media presentation system are described herein. In one aspect, a media presentation system receives, from a remote server, a first data stream for a first media item, and plays the first media item. ... Spotify Ab

06/22/17 / #20170177605

System and method for efficiently providing media and associated metadata

An electronic device obtains a file header for a file that corresponds to a plurality of clusters. The file header includes a cluster index that enables coarse searching within the file. ... Spotify Ab

06/22/17 / #20170177585

Systems, methods, and computer readable medium for generating playlists

Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for generating a playlist. An application programming interface (api) receives a request to generate a playlist, where the request includes a set of rule-primitives. ... Spotify Ab

06/22/17 / #20170177297

Cadence and media content phase alignment

Systems, devices, apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for cadence and media content phase alignment are provided. An example media-playback device includes a content output device that operates to output media content, a cadence-acquiring device, a phase-delay calibration engine, a cadence-based media content selection engine, and a phase-aligned media playback engine. ... Spotify Ab

06/15/17 / #20170169858

Methods and systems for prioritizing playback of media content in a playback queue

Methods and systems for prioritizing playback of media content in a playback queue are described herein. In one aspect, a client device plays a first media item from a playback queue. ... Spotify Ab

06/15/17 / #20170169107

Systems and methods of classifying content items

A method of classifying content items utilizes user-generated playlists. A content item is included in playlists from a plurality of distinct users. ... Spotify Ab

06/08/17 / #20170161119

A method and system for the identification of music or other audio metadata played on an ios device

The invention provides a method and apparatus comprising at least one processor; at least one memory including computer program code, at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform identification of music data or other audio metadata played on an ios device.. . ... Spotify Ab

06/01/17 / #20170154109

System and method for locating and notifying a user of the music or other audio metadata

The invention provides a system and method for locating and notifying a user of the music or other audio metadata matching the user's stated preference by appending location information to such metadata.. . ... Spotify Ab

05/18/17 / #20170140261

Systems, methods and computer products for determining an activity

Media content is recommended based on suitability for a designated activity. A vector engine is trained using a plurality of lists, each of the lists containing metadata associated with a plurality of media objects. ... Spotify Ab

05/18/17 / #20170140060

System, methods and computer products for determining affinity to a content creator

Affinity scores are computed for a plurality of user accounts, each affinity score quantifies an affinity of a user account to a content creator of one or more digital objects hosted in a content hosting platform. Each affinity score is computed by collecting interaction data for the user account corresponding to the content creator, normalizing the collected interaction data using a total activity data of the user account on the content hosting platform and attribute data associated with the content creator, and generating the affinity score using the normalized interaction data.. ... Spotify Ab

05/18/17 / #20170139912

Cross media recommendation

Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for cross-media recommendation by store a plurality of taste profiles corresponding to a first domain and a plurality of media item vectors corresponding to a second domain. An evaluation taste profile in the first domain is applied to a plurality of models that have been generated based on relationship among the plurality of taste profiles and the plurality of media item vectors, and obtain a plurality of resulting codes corresponding to at least one of the plurality of media item vectors in the second domain.. ... Spotify Ab

05/11/17 / #20170134795

Method and an electronic device for playback of video

The present disclosure relates to streaming of media content. In one example embodiment, an electronic device for playing video content may comprise a user interface, a processor and a memory. ... Spotify Ab

04/27/17 / #20170118192

Systems and methods for controlling a local application through a web page

A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for controlling a local utility are disclosed. A first request originating from an application and including a first token is received at a local utility. ... Spotify Ab

04/27/17 / #20170116533

Automatic prediction of acoustic attributes from an audio signal

A system, method and computer product for predicting a content attribute are provided by collecting labeled media objects labeled with one or more attributes, constructing a feature vector of content-derived values for each of the labeled media objects, generating a model based on the feature vector and the one or more attributes, and applying the model to one or more unlabeled media objects to generate one or more attribute labels.. . ... Spotify Ab

04/13/17 / #20170103075

Dynamic control of playlists

A server performs a method of controlling the manipulation of a playlist that includes a queue of media items to be played. In the method, a first electronic device is authorized to control the manipulation of the playlist. ... Spotify Ab

04/13/17 / #20170102837

Dynamic control of playlists using wearable devices

A second electronic device performs a method of controlling the manipulation of a playlist hosted by the second electronic device. In the method, geographic information that is indicative of a geographic location of a first electronic device is accessed. ... Spotify Ab

03/23/17 / #20170085929

Systems, methods, and computer products for recommending media suitable for a designated style of use

Media suitable for a designated style of use are recommended from among a database of media objects. A prediction engine is trained using a plurality of media object lists, each of the media object lists containing metadata associated with a plurality of media objects, the media object lists corresponding to the designated style of use, and the prediction engine being trained to calculate the likelihood that a media object is suitable for the designated style of use. ... Spotify Ab

03/23/17 / #20170085552

Methods and systems for dynamic creation of hotspots for media control

Methods, systems, and/or devices for controlling media presentation at a shared media presentation system are described herein. In one aspect, a first electronic device detects user input requesting to indicate availability of a media presentation system for use by one or more other electronic devices. ... Spotify Ab

03/23/17 / #20170083505

Named entity extraction from a block of text

A data processing method, program, and apparatus for identifying a document within a block of text. A block of text is tokenized into a plurality of text tokens according to at least one rule parser. ... Spotify Ab

03/16/17 / #20170075468

System and method for playback of media content with support for force-sensitive touch input

A system and method for playback of media content, for example music, video, or other media content. A media device having a media playback application and including a touch-sensitive user interface can be adapted to display a visual array of media options, for example as a grid or list of card elements. ... Spotify Ab

02/16/17 / #20170048750

System and method for facilitating inputting of commands to a mobile device

The present disclosure relates to a method performed by a mobile device for facilitating inputting a command to a service application in the mobile device. The mobile device comprises an inertial measurement unit (imu). ... Spotify Ab

02/16/17 / #20170048563

System and method for early media buffering using detection of user behavior

A system and method for early media buffering using prediction of user behavior. In accordance with an embodiment, a client device user interface displays a plurality of media options, each of which is associated with a corresponding media content, for example a media channel or video stream, that can be received from a media server system for playing at the device, or at a controlled device. ... Spotify Ab

02/09/17 / #20170039027

Accessibility management system for media content items

A system operates to manage accessibility of media content items based on a user's performance of a repetitive motion activity. The system can generate rule data based on a rule designed to permit access to certain media content items. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024655

Automatic artist and content breakout prediction

Methods, systems and computer program products for using a selected cohort of content consumers to rate a media object is provided by identifying a media object, determining a first value, where the first value is equal to a number of content consumers who belong to a cohort and who have played the media object, determining a second value. The second value is equal to a total number of content consumers who played the media object. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024650

Automatic artist and content breakout prediction

Methods, systems and computer program products for predicting breakout artists and media content. Web content is scraped to identify web pages that include the name of an artist or media item and clusters the web pages into one or more headlines. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024486

Automatic artist and content breakout prediction

Methods, systems and computer program products for clustering pages into headline dusters are provided by collecting web data, identifying pages from the web data, tokenizing unique words in each page, recognizing unique entities in each page, detecting media links in each page, and constructing a plurality of vector representations of each page. A first dimension of each vector representation includes the unique words tokenized in each page, a second dimension of each vector representation includes the unique entities recognized in each page, and a third dimension of each vector representation includes the media links detected in each page. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024399

A system and method of tracking music or other audio metadata from a number of sources in real-time on an electronic device

The present invention relates to a system and method tracking music or other audio metadata from a number of sources in real-time on an electronic device and displaying this information as a unified music feed using a graphical and textual interface. In one embodiment the invention provides a system and method for sharing such information within a social network or other conveyance system in order to aggregate crowd sourced, location-based and real-time information by combining the location, timestamp and metadata of user's listening history on such an electronic device.. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024093

System and method for playback of media content with audio touch menu functionality

A system and method for playback of media content, for example music, video, or other media content. A media device having a media playback application and including a touch-sensitive user interface can be adapted to display a visual array of media options, for example as a grid or list of card elements. ... Spotify Ab

01/26/17 / #20170024092

System and method for playback of media content with support for audio touch caching

A system and method for playback of media content, for example music, video, or other media content. A media device having a media playback application and including a touch-sensitive user interface can be adapted to display a visual array of media options, for example as a grid or list of card elements. ... Spotify Ab

01/19/17 / #20170019441

Systems and methods for providing song samples

An electronic device presents a first song that includes a sample of a second song, different from the first song. While presenting the first song, the electronic device displays a preview control on a display. ... Spotify Ab

01/19/17 / #20170017993

System and method of using attribution tracking for off-platform content promotion

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method of using attribution tracking for off-platform content promotion, for use in media content or other computing environments. A media campaign can be associated with a promoted content link (e.g., a url) for use on a publisher web site. ... Spotify Ab

01/12/17 / #20170010796

Multi-track playback of media content during repetitive motion activities

A system for multi-track playback of media content includes: a media device; a user interface, provided at the media device, which displays a visual array of media options, a playback logic, provided within the media device, which is configured so that, while a selected point or region is determined by the user interface as being moved in response to user input, within the visual array of media options, the system determines media options that are proximate to the selected point or region, and adjusts playback parameters for corresponding media content items, by crossfading or otherwise combining playback to reflect the media options relative distances from the selected point or region; and a tempo logic, provided within the media device, which is configured to provide or receive a selected tempo and provide the one or more media content items associated with the selected tempo.. . ... Spotify Ab








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