System and method for delivering companion content

  • US 8,763,060 B2
  • Filed: 05/31/2011
  • Issued: 06/24/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of retrieving content on a client device, said method performed by the client device, the method comprising:

  • receiving an identifier of a resource location of content program data from a media player that plays a media presentation on a display device separate from the client device, wherein the media player does not send the media presentation to the client device;

    downloading content program data from said resource location, wherein said content program data comprises a set of identifiers of content resource locations each associated with a time-offset identifier;

    downloading a plurality of items of content from said set of content resource locations; and

    displaying at least one of said downloaded items of content when the media presentation reaches a time-offset matching the time-offset identifier associated with the content resource location of said displayed item of content.

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