GB2510766B - Real-time or near real-time streaming - Google Patents

Real-time or near real-time streaming

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Publication number
GB2510766B
GB2510766B GB1408950.2A GB201408950A GB2510766B GB 2510766 B GB2510766 B GB 2510766B GB 201408950 A GB201408950 A GB 201408950A GB 2510766 B GB2510766 B GB 2510766B
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Prior art keywords
time
real
streaming
near
near real
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GB2510766A (en
GB201408950D0 (en
Inventor
Roger Pantos
William May Jr
David Biderman
Alan Tseng
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Apple Inc
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Apple Inc
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Priority to US32021310P priority Critical
Priority to US32176710P priority
Priority to US35182410P priority
Priority to US37889310P priority
Priority to US201161431813P priority
Priority to GB1105581.1A priority patent/GB2479272B/en
Application filed by Apple Inc filed Critical Apple Inc
Publication of GB201408950D0 publication Critical patent/GB201408950D0/en
Publication of GB2510766A publication Critical patent/GB2510766A/en
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    • H04L29/06176Arrangements for real-time multimedia communications
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    • H04L65/4084Content on demand
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    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
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    • H04N21/262Content or additional data distribution scheduling, e.g. sending additional data at off-peak times, updating software modules, calculating the carousel transmission frequency, delaying a video stream transmission, generating play-lists
    • H04N21/26258Content or additional data distribution scheduling, e.g. sending additional data at off-peak times, updating software modules, calculating the carousel transmission frequency, delaying a video stream transmission, generating play-lists for generating a list of items to be played back in a given order, e.g. playlist, or scheduling item distribution according to such list
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    • H04N21/458Scheduling content for creating a personalised stream, e.g. by combining a locally stored advertisement with an incoming stream; Updating operations, e.g. for OS modules ; time-related management operations
    • H04N21/4586Content update operation triggered locally, e.g. by comparing the version of software modules in a DVB carousel to the version stored locally
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    • H04N21/61Network physical structure; Signal processing
    • H04N21/6106Network physical structure; Signal processing specially adapted to the downstream path of the transmission network
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    • H04N21/65Transmission of management data between client and server
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    • H04N21/65Transmission of management data between client and server
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    • H04N21/6581Reference data, e.g. a movie identifier for ordering a movie or a product identifier in a home shopping application
    • HELECTRICITY
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GB1408950.2A 2010-04-01 2011-04-01 Real-time or near real-time streaming Active GB2510766B (en)

Priority Applications (6)

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US32021310P true 2010-04-01 2010-04-01
US32176710P true 2010-04-07 2010-04-07
US35182410P true 2010-06-04 2010-06-04
US37889310P true 2010-08-31 2010-08-31
US201161431813P true 2011-01-11 2011-01-11
GB1105581.1A GB2479272B (en) 2010-04-01 2011-04-01 Real-time or near real-time streaming

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GB201408950D0 GB201408950D0 (en) 2014-07-02
GB2510766A GB2510766A (en) 2014-08-13
GB2510766B true GB2510766B (en) 2014-09-24

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Citations (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO2002057943A1 (en) * 2001-01-18 2002-07-25 Yahoo! Inc. Method and system for managing digital content, including streaming media
WO2003023781A1 (en) * 2001-09-10 2003-03-20 Thomson Licensing S.A. Extension of m3u file format to support user interface and navigation tasks in a digital audio player

Patent Citations (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO2002057943A1 (en) * 2001-01-18 2002-07-25 Yahoo! Inc. Method and system for managing digital content, including streaming media
WO2003023781A1 (en) * 2001-09-10 2003-03-20 Thomson Licensing S.A. Extension of m3u file format to support user interface and navigation tasks in a digital audio player

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