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1. EP2377316 - AN IPTV RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING A PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER FUNCTION IN THE IPTV RECEIVER

Office European Patent Office
Application Number 10726810
Application Date 05.01.2010
Publication Number 2377316
Publication Date 19.10.2011
Publication Kind A4
IPC
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7
Television systems
16
Analogue secrecy systems; Analogue subscription systems
173
with two-way working, e.g. subscriber sending a programme selection signal
G PHYSICS
11
INFORMATION STORAGE
B
INFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
27
Editing; Indexing; Addressing; Timing or synchronising; Monitoring; Measuring tape travel
02
Editing, e.g. varying the order of information signals recorded on, or reproduced from, record carriers
031
Electronic editing of digitised analogue information signals, e.g. audio or video signals
034
on discs
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
5
Details of television systems
44
Receiver circuitry
445
for displaying additional information
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
5
Details of television systems
76
Television signal recording
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
20
Servers specifically adapted for the distribution of content, e.g. VOD servers; Operations thereof
23
Processing of content or additional data; Elementary server operations; Server middleware
234
Processing of video elementary streams, e.g. splicing of video streams or manipulating MPEG-4 scene graphs
2343
involving reformatting operations of video signals for distribution or compliance with end-user requests or end-user device requirements
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
20
Servers specifically adapted for the distribution of content, e.g. VOD servers; Operations thereof
23
Processing of content or additional data; Elementary server operations; Server middleware
237
Communication with additional data server
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
20
Servers specifically adapted for the distribution of content, e.g. VOD servers; Operations thereof
25
Management operations performed by the server for facilitating the content distribution or administrating data related to end-users or client devices, e.g. end-user or client device authentication or learning user preferences for recommending movies
258
Client or end-user data management, e.g. managing client capabilities, user preferences or demographics or processing of multiple end-users preferences to derive collaborative data
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
41
Structure of client; Structure of client peripherals
414
Specialised client platforms, e.g. receiver in car or embedded in a mobile appliance
4147
PVR [Personal Video Recorder]
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
43
Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
432
Content retrieval operation from a local storage medium, e.g. hard-disk
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
43
Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network or synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
443
OS processes, e.g. booting a STB, implementing a Java virtual machine in a STB or power management in a STB
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
45
Management operations performed by the client for facilitating the reception of or the interaction with the content or administrating data related to the end-user or to the client device itself, e.g. learning user preferences for recommending movies or resolving scheduling conflicts
454
Content filtering, e.g. blocking advertisements
4545
Input to filtering algorithms, e.g. filtering a region of the image
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
47
End-user applications
472
End-user interface for requesting content, additional data or services; End-user interface for interacting with content, e.g. for content reservation or setting reminders, for requesting event notification or for manipulating displayed content
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
47
End-user applications
478
Supplemental services, e.g. displaying phone caller identification or shopping application
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
40
Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of, or interaction with, content, e.g. STB [set-top-box]; Operations thereof
47
End-user applications
485
End-user interface for client configuration
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
60
Network structure or processes for video distribution between server and client or between remote clients; Control signaling between clients, server and network components; Transmission of management data between server and client; Communication details between server and client
61
Network physical structure; Signal processing
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
80
Generation or processing of content or additional data by content creator independently of the distribution process; Content per se
81
Monomedia components thereof
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
21
Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television, VOD [Video On Demand]
80
Generation or processing of content or additional data by content creator independently of the distribution process; Content per se
83
Generation or processing of protective or descriptive data associated with content; Content structuring
84
Generation or processing of descriptive data, e.g. content descriptors
H04N 7/173
G11B 27/034
H04N 5/445
H04N 5/76
H04N 21/2343
H04N 21/237
CPC
H04N 5/76
H04N 5/765
H04N 5/913
H04N 9/8063
H04N 9/8205
H04N 21/237
Applicants LG ELECTRONICS INC
Inventors KIM KYUNG HO
SON HYEONG HO
LEE JOON HUI
SUH JONG YEUL
Priority Data 2010000037 05.01.2010 KR
14261609 05.01.2009 US
Title
(DE) IPTV-EMPFÄNGER UND VERFAHREN ZUR AUSFÜHRUNG EINER PERSONALISIERTEN VIDEOAUFZEICHNUNGSFUNKTION IN DIESEM IPTV-EMPFÄNGER
(EN) AN IPTV RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING A PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER FUNCTION IN THE IPTV RECEIVER
(FR) RÉCEPTEUR IPTV ET PROCÉDÉ POUR EXÉCUTER UNE FONCTION D'ENREGISTREMENT VIDÉO PERSONNELLE DANS LE RÉCEPTEUR IPTV
Abstract
(EN)
An IPTV receiver and a method for performing a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) function in the IPTV receiver are disclosed. Herein, the method can include downloading a widget application from a server, receiving a first request for executing the downloaded widget application from a user, executing the downloaded widget application according to the first request at a browser, receiving a second request for performing a specific PVR function through the executed widget application from the user and performing the specific PVR function according to the second request.

(FR)
L'invention concerne un récepteur IPTV et un procédé pour exécuter une fonction d'enregistrement vidéo personnelle (PVR) dans le récepteur IPTV. Le procédé peut comprendre le téléchargement d'une application de gadget logiciel à partir d'un serveur; la réception d'une première demande d'exécution de l'application de gadget logiciel téléchargée provenant d'un utilisateur; l'exécution de l'application de gadget logiciel téléchargée selon la première demande au niveau d'un navigateur; la réception d'une seconde demande d'exécution d'une fonction PVR spécifique par le biais de l'application de gadget logiciel exécutée provenant de l'utilisateur; et l'exécution de la fonction PVR spécifique selon la seconde demande.