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Method and System to Apply Analytics on TV Programming to Alert/Block Programming not Aligned with Parental/User Preferences

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245621D
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-22
Document File: 2 page(s) / 30K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for enabling users to define and apply customer filters in accordance with family viewing preferences as defined by the users. The method and system applies analytics on a TV programming and enable an alert/block option for shows not aligned with parental/family viewing preferences. The method processes individual episodes allowing shows to be viewable if certain episodes are deemed appropriate and blocked if other episodes are not.

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Method and System to Apply Analytics on TV Programming to Alert / /User Preferences

User Preferences

Disclosed is a method and system for enabling users to define and apply customer filters in accordance with family viewing preferences as defined by the users. The method and system applies analytics on a TV programming and enable an alert/block option for shows not aligned with parental/family viewing preferences. The method processes individual episodes allowing shows to be viewable if certain episodes are deemed appropriate and blocked if other episodes are not.

The following figure illustrates the system components for enabling user to define and apply custom filters in accordance with family/parental viewing preferences.

Fig 1. System Diagram

In accordance with the method and system disclosed herein, a TV programming monitor monitors all program being watched in the TV, the component obtains information such as, but not limited to, the agenda of the shows or TV programs, TV programs scripts or closed captioning transcripts, and information on internet about the shows or TV programs. The information is then passed to programming analytics processor that determines themes detected based on content. The programming analytics processor alternatively could utilize Cognitive capabilities to extract themes, suggested themes and apply language and context capabilities for accuracy improvements. Thereafter, the list of detected themes are kept as key word string

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