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Automated Video Channel Creation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242273D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-30
Document File: 3 page(s) / 234K

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Related People

Marvin DeMerchant: INVENTOR

Abstract

Disclosed is a system for the automated creation of video channels based on contextual usage history.

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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.

IPD Case #201505479

Title: Automated Video Channel Creation

Description of the Invention:

Disclosed is a system for the automated creation of video channels based on contextual usage history.

Inventor:

Marvin DeMerchant

Invention Disclosure:

What issues/problems does your invention try to address?

A system for finding relevant Internet content based on personal usage is needed.

How did others try to address these issues/problems?

Current approaches to address this need include keyword searches, purchased content, and suggested future viewing options based on viewing history.

Explain your invention and specifically identify the new and novel features.

The novel contribution is a system for the automated creation of video channels based on contextual usage history. This system presents the user with more content options without having to search.

The system dynamically creates contextual automated video channels based on tracked viewing behaviors through a television (TV) application/device or a mobile phone/tablet device. The system creates the automated video channel using metadata search keyword(s) associated with one or more of the following:

  • Tuning to live TV programs
  • Scheduling reminders or recordings
  • Viewing frequency
  • Viewing time
  • Video streams watched
  • Video streams launched
  • Applications launched
  • Applications played

Explain how your invention overcomes the problems described above.

Users can launch the automated video channels, whic...