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1. (WO2010124133) SYSTEMS, METHODS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR INSTANT MULTI-CHANNEL VIDEO CONTENT BROWSING IN DIGITAL VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/124133    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/032118
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 23 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: H04J 3/16
Applicants: DELTA VIDYO, INC.
CIVANLAR, Reha
SHAPIRO, Ofer
SHALOM, Tal
Inventors: CIVANLAR, Reha
SHAPIRO, Ofer
SHALOM, Tal
Title: SYSTEMS, METHODS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR INSTANT MULTI-CHANNEL VIDEO CONTENT BROWSING IN DIGITAL VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
Abstract:
Disclosed are a method, apparatus, system, and computer readable media containing instructions for preparing and displaying a plurality of audio-visual signals in a digital video distribution system (e.g., IPTV), which enables fast channel switching between channels. The system includes a server which sends a plurality of audio -visual signals coded in a base layer and enhancement layer format to an endpoint. The endpoint receives and decodes the base layer of a first channel, at least one second base layer of a second channel, and at least one enhancement layer of the first channel, and displays them on a video display.