Using Triggers with Video for Interactive Content Identification

  • US 20080201736A1
  • Filed: 02/21/2008
  • Published: 08/21/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/12/2007
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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7. A method for initiating access to video content on a client device coupled to a television communication network, the method comprising:

  • receiving an encoded broadcast video program stream containing at least one trigger from the television communication network into the client device;

    decoding the broadcast video program stream;

    outputting the broadcast video program to a display device;

    identifying the trigger;

    upon identification of the trigger, sending a trigger signal to a processing office; and

    receiving a new video stream including the broadcast video program stitched with additional content related to the trigger.

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