Method and apparatus for selection of content from a stream of data

  • US 9,414,008 B2
  • Filed: 07/01/2015
  • Issued: 08/09/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/12/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An apparatus comprising:

  • a processor configured by a comparator unit to;

    receive a main datastream and a reference datastream, the main datastream including a plurality of main content elements, the reference datastream including an item of mark-up information associated with a reference fingerprint;

    compute main fingerprints from at least some of the main content elements included in the main datastream; and

    link a part of the main datastream to the item of mark-up information based on a comparison between the reference fingerprint and one or more of the main fingerprints.

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