METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MIDSTREAM FILTERING OF AUDIO AND VIDEO CONTENT

Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 16229720
Status Pending
Filing Date 2018-12-21
First Publication Date 2019-06-27
Publication Date 2019-06-27
Owner Clearplay, Inc. (USA)
Inventor Jarman, Matt

Abstract

In one embodiment, a method for filtering streaming media content includes receiving at a filtering device one or more packets of a source data stream. The one or more packets are may be received from a content source remote from the filtering device. The source data stream may include one or more of an audio component and a video component. The method further includes determining whether to perform a filtering action on the one or more packets of the source data stream based at least in part on one or more user settings. The method further includes communicating to a media-playing device a filtered data stream generated at least in part by performing the filtering action on the one or more packets of the source data stream.

IPC Classes  ?

  • H04N 21/647 - Control signaling between network components and server or clients; Network processes for video distribution between server and clients, e.g. controlling the quality of the video stream, by dropping packets, protecting content from unauthorised alteration within the network, monitoring of network load or bridging bet
  • H04N 21/61 - Network physical structure; Signal processing