Advanced Television


New OpenVault patent accelerates data retrieval, processing

OpenVault, a source of revenue and network improvement solutions and data-driven actionable insights for the broadband industry, today announced that it recently was awarded a patent for techniques that enable faster retrieval and processing of data. U.S. Patent No. 11,275,594, “Intelligent data storage and processing using FPGA devices,” is intended to remove bottlenecks that increasingly […]

April 20, 2022

Nielsen sues TVSquared on patent  

Nielsen has filed a patent-infringement suit against TVSquared alleging a technique for measuring audience exposure across platforms while protecting personal information has been infringed. Nielsen is seeking to recover damages, including lost profits. TVSquared was acquired last month about $160 million (€146.1m) by Innovid, to build “a new currency-grade standard for cross-platform TV measurement”. “We […]

March 11, 2022

Comscore granted ad effectiveness patent

Cross-platform media evaluation specialist Comscore has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on its ‘System and Method for Analyzing the Effectiveness of Content Advertisements’. This covers Comscore’s process of determining the effectiveness of Connected TV (CTV), over-the-top (OTT) and other video advertisements by correlating exposure to presented advertisements with […]

February 24, 2021

Comcast denied TiVo patents review

The US Supreme Court has denied a review requested by Comcast over its long-running patents argument with TiVo/Rovi. The Comcast appeal request was seeking to overturn the decision by a Federal Court in March that endorsed the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC) opinion which ruled that Comcast could not import its X1 set-top boxes – […]

June 26, 2020By Chris Forrester