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The Directv Group Inc patents (2015 archive)


Recent patent applications related to The Directv Group Inc. The Directv Group Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: The Directv Group Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with The Directv Group Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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12/31/15 / #20150382046

One click web records

A method, system, computer medium, and other embodiments for integrating unrelated web services with stand-alone media-based devices are provided. Users can access and control the media-based device conveniently with a web-browser through various portals on the internet. ... The Directv Group Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381259

Wireless communications systems and methods

Methods and systems that enhance interference cancellation in communication channels are described. Specialized time domain training sequences and simple cross correlation are used to obtain a channel estimate for use in stacked carrier beamforming and ofdm based spatial beamforming. ... The Directv Group Inc

11/19/15 / #20150334444

System and method for drawing anti-aliased lines in any direction

A prerendered line texture stored in memory is used to generate an anti-aliased destination line in any direction to be displayed on a screen. A combination of tiling, stretching, and/or mirroring is used to generate the anti-aliased destination line. ... The Directv Group Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245080

System and method to detect garbled closed captioning

A garbled closed captioning detector analyzes closed captioning data at predetermined intervals to determine whether a metric derived from the closed-captioning data exceeds a threshold. If the metric exceeds the predetermined threshold, the closed captioning data is presumed to be garbled. ... The Directv Group Inc

07/30/15 / #20150215663

Method and system for using a second screen device for interacting with a set top box to enhance a user experience

A system and method for displaying data related to a content displayed through a set top box includes a second screen device generating a content information request signal requesting data corresponding to the content, communicates the content information request signal to the set top box. The set top box communicates a content information signal to the second screen device comprising a content identifier. ... The Directv Group Inc

07/02/15 / #20150188604

Adaptive transmission methods for multiple user wireless networks

An exemplary wireless communication network that includes a base that communicates with remote units located in a cell of the network. The base concatenates information symbols with a preamble corresponding to a destination remote unit. ... The Directv Group Inc

06/25/15 / #20150181177

Method and system for monitoring and simultaneously displaying a plurality of signal channels in a communication system

A system includes a ground segment and a monitoring system displaying first thread view for a first channel and displaying a second thread view for a second channel.. . ... The Directv Group Inc

06/25/15 / #20150181002

Method and system for communicating from a client device to a server device in a centralized content distribution system

A system for controlling a communication system includes a local area network, a client device and a server device in communication with the client device through the local area network. The server device communicates an audio-video stream and a remote user interface to the client device through the local area network. ... The Directv Group Inc

06/18/15 / #20150172775

Systems and methods for immersive viewing experience

Described herein are methods and systems that may help to provide selectable viewing options for a television program. An exemplary method involves: (i) receiving a television video transport stream comprising video content associated with a particular television program, wherein the television video transport stream comprises focal-point metadata regarding at least one focus point, wherein the at least one focus point corresponds to a sub-frame within at least one frame of the video content, (ii) receiving focal-point input data indicating a zoom request, (iii) processing video content in response to the focal-point input data, and (iv) generating a television video output signal comprising video content that is zoomed to the sub-frame, wherein the television video output signal is configured to be displayable on a graphic display.. ... The Directv Group Inc

04/16/15 / #20150106843

Method and system for positioning row advertising in a program guide

A method of arranging row ads system within a program guide includes communicating row ad metadata to a user device and communicating program guide information to a user device. The program guide information defines a plurality of rows, wherein at least a first row is associated with a first channel. ... The Directv Group Inc

02/19/15 / #20150052559

Method and system for using hierarchical metadata for searching and recording content

A user device for storing or displaying content recommendations includes a search session manager receiving metadata associated with content. The metadata includes a received hierarchical identifier including a primary level and a secondary level unique to the primary level. ... The Directv Group Inc

02/19/15 / #20150049438

Electronic device cooling systems

An electronic device includes: a housing having one or more interior surfaces; an electronic circuit that is disposed within the housing, that does not directly contact any of the one or more interior surfaces of the housing, and that includes at least one electrical component that consumes electrical power; and a thermally conductive material that surrounds the electronic circuit within the housing, that directly contacts both the at least one electrical component and the one or more interior surfaces of the housing, that absorbs heat from the at least one electrical component, and that transfers heat to the housing.. . ... The Directv Group Inc

02/19/15 / #20150048978

Antenna systems for wireless devices

A wireless communication device includes: heat transfer fins; first and second antennas; a wireless transmitter; and a wireless receiver. The heat transfer fins project outwardly from the wireless communication device, receive heat produced by electric components of the wireless communication device, and transfer heat to air passing the heat transfer fins. ... The Directv Group Inc

02/05/15 / #20150040150

Method and system for remotely transcoding content

A system and method for remotely transcoding content includes a set top box generating a playlist corresponding to content titles stored in a memory of the set top box. A user device is in communication with the cloud location and the set top box through a network. ... The Directv Group Inc

01/22/15 / #20150026249

Network video unit

Providing content to content receiving devices, such as digital video recorders, connected to a computer network through a content provider is described. According to one aspect, a server maintains a database correlating contact information to content receiving devices in its network. ... The Directv Group Inc

01/08/15 / #20150012620

Network video unit

Providing content to content receiving devices, such as digital video recorders, connected to a computer network through a content provider is described. According to one aspect, a server maintains a database correlating contact information to content receiving devices in its network. ... The Directv Group Inc

01/08/15 / #20150012590

Network video unit

Providing content to content receiving devices, such as digital video recorders, connected to a computer network through a content provider is described. According to one aspect, a server maintains a database correlating contact information to content receiving devices in its network. ... The Directv Group Inc








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