MULTI-FORMAT DISTRIBUTION OF CONTENT

Register WIPO Patent
Application Number US2013049525
Publication Number 2014/011522
Status In Force
Filing Date 2013-07-08
Publication Date 2014-01-16
Owner TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (USA)
Inventor
  • Manchester, James S.
  • Angus, Michael
  • Miles, Wilfred Jaime

Abstract

A content delivery resource in a cable network receives a request for specified content. The content delivery resource retrieves profile information assigned to the subscriber domain. The profile information indicates multiple different playback formats assigned to the subscriber domain. To service the request, the content delivery resource utilizes the profile information associated with the subscriber domain to select versions of the specified content encoded in accordance with the multiple different playback formats. The content delivery resource then initiates transmission of the versions of the specified content in the multiple different playback formats to the subscriber domain for playback on multiple types of playback devices.

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