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US10893321B2
System and method for detecting and classifying direct response advertisements using fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US10893321B2 Publication Date: 2021-01-12 Application Number: 16/275,536 Filing Date: 2019-02-14 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Song, Ji-hoon   Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lonjon, David   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/44 Abstract: System and method for detecting and classifying direct response advertisements. The system includes a unit for generating an advertisement candidate segment for an advertisement section detected from a broadcast stream a matching unit for determining whether the candidate segment matches each advertisement segment stored in a database (DB); a unit for, if the matching unit determines that a segment matching the candidate segment is not present, determining whether the candidate segment is a direct response advertisement; a registration unit for storing the candidate segment, determined to be a direct response advertisement, as an advertisement segment that is the direct response advertisement in the DB; and a direct response advertisement grouping unit for, if the matching unit determines that an advertisement segment matching the candidate segment is present, and the matching segment is a direct response advertisement, grouping the candidate segment with DB-stored advertisement segments that are direct response advertisements.
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US10924792B2
System and method for surveying broadcasting ratings
Publication/Patent Number: US10924792B2 Publication Date: 2021-02-16 Application Number: 15/929,183 Filing Date: 2019-12-10 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04H60/56 Abstract: A system and method in which a TV signal reception device (e.g., set top box) receives a broadcast signal, sends the broadcast signal to a TV, and sends an event signal to a rating statistics information server or associated user terminal when a predetermined condition occurs, to ultimately cause an associated user terminal to generate fingerprint data of audio from the TV and to provide the fingerprint data to the server so as to facilitate channel identification and generation of ratings statistics.
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US2021006859A1
System and Method for Detecting and Classifying Direct Response Advertisements Using Fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US2021006859A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/938,511 Filing Date: 2020-07-24 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Song, Ji-hoon   Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lonjon, David   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/44 Abstract: System and method for detecting and classifying direct response advertisements. The system includes a unit for generating an advertisement candidate segment for an advertisement section detected from a broadcast stream; a matching unit for determining whether the candidate segment matches each advertisement segment stored in a database (DB); a unit for, if the matching unit determines that a segment matching the candidate segment is not present, determining whether the candidate segment is a direct response advertisement; a registration unit for storing the candidate segment, determined to be a direct response advertisement, as an advertisement segment that is the direct response advertisement in the DB; and a direct response advertisement grouping unit for, if the matching unit determines that an advertisement segment matching the candidate segment is present, and the matching segment is a direct response advertisement, grouping the candidate segment with DB-stored advertisement segments that are direct response advertisements.
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US10536736B2
System and method for surveying broadcasting ratings
Publication/Patent Number: US10536736B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-14 Application Number: 16/180,523 Filing Date: 2018-11-05 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04H60/43 Abstract: A system and method in which a TV signal reception device (e.g., set top box) receives a broadcast signal, sends the broadcast signal to a TV, and sends an event signal to a rating statistics information server or associated user terminal when a predetermined condition occurs, to ultimately cause an associated user terminal to generate fingerprint data of audio from the TV and to provide the fingerprint data to the server so as to facilitate channel identification and generation of ratings statistics.
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US202007907A1
System and Method for Providing Image-Based Video Service
Publication/Patent Number: US202007907A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 20/191,656 Filing Date: 2019-09-12 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Kim, Kil-youn   Cho, Hoon-young   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/8358 Abstract: The present invention provides a system for providing image-based video service, including a cache system configured to store video information that matches image-related data; a fingerprint extraction unit configured to extract the fingerprint of an image corresponding to input image-related data; and a matching unit configured to determine video information that matches the fingerprint of the image extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit; wherein the system for providing image-based video service determines video information, matching image-related data received from a client terminal, via the cache system or the matching unit, and transmits video result information corresponding to the determined video information to the client terminal, and a method using the same.
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US2020007907A1
System and Method for Providing Image-Based Video Service
Publication/Patent Number: US2020007907A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 16/569,201 Filing Date: 2019-09-12 Inventor: Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Cho, Hoon-young   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/234 Abstract: The present invention provides a system for providing image-based video service, including a cache system configured to store video information that matches image-related data; a fingerprint extraction unit configured to extract the fingerprint of an image corresponding to input image-related data; and a matching unit configured to determine video information that matches the fingerprint of the image extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit; wherein the system for providing image-based video service determines video information, matching image-related data received from a client terminal, via the cache system or the matching unit, and transmits video result information corresponding to the determined video information to the client terminal, and a method using the same.
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US10652615B2
System and method for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast through a network to a client terminal
Publication/Patent Number: US10652615B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 16/253,345 Filing Date: 2019-01-22 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Lee, Joon-pyo   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/45 Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast over a network. The present invention provides a system for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast to a client terminal, including a display unit, broadcast reception means and network connection means, over a network (hereinafter referred to as an “advertisement-related information provision system”), the system including a related information management unit configured to store related information corresponding to each advertisement included in a broadcast that is provided via a broadcast channel; an advertisement information identification unit configured to identify whether an advertisement stored in the related information management unit is being played during the broadcast that is provided via the broadcast channel; and a related information transmission unit configured to transmit related information, stored in the related information management unit for the advertisement identified by the advertisement information identification unit, to the client terminal over the network; wherein the client terminal includes a related information display unit configured to perform control so that the received related information is displayed on the display unit, and a method using the same.
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US2020213677A1
Advertisement Detection System and Method Based on Fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US2020213677A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-02 Application Number: 16/812,896 Filing Date: 2020-03-09 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/81 Abstract: The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on fingerprints, including a content stream storage unit for storing broadcast content in real time, a section selection unit for selecting a reference section and a test section from broadcast content stored by the content stream storage unit, a fingerprint extraction unit for extracting fingerprints from the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit using one or more methods, a fingerprint matching unit for comparing the fingerprints from the test section and the reference section, extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit, with each other and then performing matching between the fingerprints, an advertisement section determination unit for determining advertisement segments from the test section based on results of the matching performed by the fingerprint matching.
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US2020336789A1
System And Method For Providing Information Related To An Advertisement Included In A Broadcast Through A Network To A Client Terminal
Publication/Patent Number: US2020336789A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-22 Application Number: 16/841,636 Filing Date: 2020-04-06 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Lee, Joon-pyo   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/45 Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast over a network. The present invention provides a system for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast to a client terminal, including a display unit, broadcast reception means and network connection means, over a network (hereinafter referred to as an “advertisement-related information provision system”), the system including a related information management unit configured to store related information corresponding to each advertisement included in a broadcast that is provided via a broadcast channel; an advertisement information identification unit configured to identify whether an advertisement stored in the related information management unit is being played during the broadcast that is provided via the broadcast channel; and a related information transmission unit configured to transmit related information, stored in the related information management unit for the advertisement identified by the advertisement information identification unit, to the client terminal over the network; wherein the client terminal includes a related information display unit configured to perform control so that the received related information is displayed on the display unit, and a method using the same.
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US10623826B2
Advertisement detection system and method based on fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US10623826B2 Publication Date: 2020-04-14 Application Number: 16/360,453 Filing Date: 2019-03-21 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on fingerprints, including a content stream storage unit for storing broadcast content in real time, a section selection unit for selecting a reference section and a test section from broadcast content stored by the content stream storage unit, a fingerprint extraction unit for extracting fingerprints from the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit using one or more methods, a fingerprint matching unit for comparing the fingerprints from the test section and the reference section, extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit, with each other and then performing matching between the fingerprints, an advertisement section determination unit for determining advertisement segments from the test section based on results of the matching performed by the fingerprint matching.
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US2020120373A1
System and Method for Surveying Broadcasting Ratings
Publication/Patent Number: US2020120373A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-16 Application Number: 15/929,183 Filing Date: 2019-12-10 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/258 Abstract: A system and method in which a TV signal reception device (e.g., set top box) receives a broadcast signal, sends the broadcast signal to a TV, and sends an event signal to a rating statistics information server or associated user terminal when a predetermined condition occurs, to ultimately cause an associated user terminal to generate fingerprint data of audio from the TV and to provide the fingerprint data to the server so as to facilitate channel identification and generation of ratings statistics.
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EP2685450B1
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING CONTENT USING AUDIO SIGNALS
Publication/Patent Number: EP2685450B1 Publication Date: 2020-04-22 Application Number: 12844656.4 Filing Date: 2012-06-08 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Dhir, Chandra Shekhar   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04H60/58
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EP3438883A1
METHOD OF PROCESSING MOVING PICTURE AND APPARATUS THEREOF
Publication/Patent Number: EP3438883A1 Publication Date: 2019-02-06 Application Number: 18191563.8 Filing Date: 2008-06-04 Inventor: Lee, Jae-hyung   Cho, Sun-ok   Kim, Kil-youn   Park, Dae-bong   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: A method of processing a moving picture comprises generating a frame feature vector for each of a first moving picture and a second moving picture; and detecting a common section of the first moving picture and the second moving picture by comparing the frame feature vector of the first moving picture with the frame feature vector of the second moving picture. The detecting of the common section comprises comparing moving picture segments by generating commonality evaluation value of a first moving picture segment and a second moving picture segment by comparing feature vectors of p frames of the first moving picture segment of the first moving picture with feature vectors, corresponding arrangement to an arrangement of the p frames of the first moving picture segment, of p frames of the second moving picture segment of the second moving picture, p being a natural number of greater than or equal to 1. The first moving picture segment has a start time of tl after the first moving picture starts and the second moving picture segment has a start time of t2 after the second moving picture starts. The comparing of moving picture segments is repeated for tl and t2, tl being a start time of the first moving picture segment that is equal to or greater than 0 and is smaller than a length of the first moving picture, t2 being a start time of the second moving picture segment that is equal to or greater than 0 and is smaller than a length of the second moving picture. The detecting of common section comprises detecting a common section start-end point by detecting a start time and an end time of a common section in the first moving picture and the second moving picture, respectively, by comparing the feature vector of the first moving picture with the feature vector of the second moving picture by applying a greater number of frames per second than the number of frames per second of the p frames in the first moving picture segment and the second moving picture segment, in case the commonality evaluation value indicates that there is commonality in the first moving picture segment and the second moving picture segment.
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US10284922B2
Advertisement detection system and method based on fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US10284922B2 Publication Date: 2019-05-07 Application Number: 16/133,240 Filing Date: 2018-09-17 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on fingerprints, including a content stream storage unit for storing broadcast content in real time, a section selection unit for selecting a reference section and a test section from broadcast content stored by the content stream storage unit, a fingerprint extraction unit for extracting fingerprints from the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit using one or more methods, a fingerprint matching unit for comparing the fingerprints from the test section and the reference section, extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit, with each other and then performing matching between the fingerprints, an advertisement section determination unit for determining advertisement segments from the test section based on results of the matching performed by the fingerprint matching.
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US2019222907A1
Advertisement Detection System and Method Based on Fingerprints
Publication/Patent Number: US2019222907A1 Publication Date: 2019-07-18 Application Number: 16/360,453 Filing Date: 2019-03-21 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/81 Abstract: The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on fingerprints, including a content stream storage unit for storing broadcast content in real time, a section selection unit for selecting a reference section and a test section from broadcast content stored by the content stream storage unit, a fingerprint extraction unit for extracting fingerprints from the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit using one or more methods, a fingerprint matching unit for comparing the fingerprints from the test section and the reference section, extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit, with each other and then performing matching between the fingerprints, an advertisement section determination unit for determining advertisement segments from the test section based on results of the matching performed by the fingerprint matching.
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US10455256B2
System and method for providing image-based video service
Publication/Patent Number: US10455256B2 Publication Date: 2019-10-22 Application Number: 15/057,008 Filing Date: 2016-02-29 Inventor: Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Cho, Hoon-young   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: G06Q50/10 Abstract: The present invention provides a system for providing image-based video service, including a cache system configured to store video information that matches image-related data; a fingerprint extraction unit configured to extract the fingerprint of an image corresponding to input image-related data; and a matching unit configured to determine video information that matches the fingerprint of the image extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit; wherein the system for providing image-based video service determines video information, matching image-related data received from a client terminal, via the cache system or the matching unit, and transmits video result information corresponding to the determined video information to the client terminal, and a method using the same.
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US2019320226A1
System And Method For Providing Information Related To An Advertisement Included In A Broadcast Through A Network To A Client Terminal
Publication/Patent Number: US2019320226A1 Publication Date: 2019-10-17 Application Number: 16/253,345 Filing Date: 2019-01-22 Inventor: Lee, Jaehyung   Lee, Joon-pyo   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/45 Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast over a network. The present invention provides a system for providing information related to an advertisement included in a broadcast to a client terminal, including a display unit, broadcast reception means and network connection means, over a network (hereinafter referred to as an “advertisement-related information provision system”), the system including a related information management unit configured to store related information corresponding to each advertisement included in a broadcast that is provided via a broadcast channel; an advertisement information identification unit configured to identify whether an advertisement stored in the related information management unit is being played during the broadcast that is provided via the broadcast channel; and a related information transmission unit configured to transmit related information, stored in the related information management unit for the advertisement identified by the advertisement information identification unit, to the client terminal over the network; wherein the client terminal includes a related information display unit configured to perform control so that the received related information is displayed on the display unit, and a method using the same.
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EP3410727B1
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING ADVERTISEMENTS ON THE BASIS OF FINGERPRINTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3410727B1 Publication Date: 2019-09-04 Application Number: 18180226.5 Filing Date: 2013-07-01 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/232
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EP3579563A1
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING ADVERTISEMENTS ON THE BASIS OF FINGERPRINTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3579563A1 Publication Date: 2019-12-11 Application Number: 19189421.1 Filing Date: 2013-07-01 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04N21/232 Abstract: The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on fingerprints, including a content stream storage unit for storing broadcast content in real time, a section selection unit for selecting a reference section and a test section from broadcast content stored by the content stream storage unit, a fingerprint extraction unit for extracting fingerprints from the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit using one or more methods, a fingerprint matching unit for comparing the fingerprints from the test section and the reference section, extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit, with each other and then performing matching between the fingerprints, an advertisement section determination unit for determining advertisement segments from the test section based on results of the matching performed by the fingerprint matching unit, an advertisement DB management unit for storing segment information about the advertisement segments determined by the advertisement section determination unit in an advertisement DB and managing the advertisement DB, and a section update unit for changing the reference section and the test section selected by the section selection unit.
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EP3435565A1
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SURVEYING BROADCASTING RATINGS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3435565A1 Publication Date: 2019-01-30 Application Number: 18191581.0 Filing Date: 2013-01-24 Inventor: Cho, Hoon-young   Kim, Kil-youn   Lee, Jaehyung   Assignee: Enswers co ltd   IPC: H04H60/43 Abstract: A method for surveying broadcast ratings comprises receiving by a rating statistics information server (20) an event signal from a television (TV) signal reception device (10) that is configured to receive a broadcast of a TV channel (S110); upon receiving the event signal, sending by the rating statistics information server, to a user terminal (30), a fingerprint request signal (S120); thereafter receiving by the rating statistic information server from the user terminal, in response to the sent fingerprint request signal, (i) fingerprint data generated by the user terminal from the TV channel and (ii) user identification information (S140); obtaining by the rating statistics information server, based on the fingerprint data received from the user terminal in response to the fingerprint request signal, channel identification information of the TV channel (S150); and generating by the rating statistic information server rating statistics information based on the obtained channel identification information and the user identification information (SI60). Further, a rating statistics information server (20) is disclosed.
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