Augmenting the functionality of a content player

  • US 9,100,288 B1
  • Filed: 05/14/2010
  • Issued: 08/04/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/20/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system, including:

  • a processor configured to;

    load a monitoring module configured to obtain status information associated with a content player;

    obtain, at least in part by making one or more inferences using accessible data, status information associated with the content player, wherein the status information includes at least one of state information and player capability information; and

    report, via a communications interface, at least a portion of the obtained status information to a monitoring service that is external to the system; and

    a memory, coupled with the processor, and configured to provide the processor with instructions.

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