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Cognitive Networks Receives U.S. Patent for Smart Client Technology
Uses cloud computing
SAN FRANCISCO—Cognitive Networks announced that the United
States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company patent
number 8,769,584 for its smart client technology. Cognitive Networks says its
intelligent client system utilizes cloud-computing resources
to enable intelligence in the smart TV environment, thereby benefiting
third-party applications operating in the same environment.
Cognitive Networks says its Automatic Content Recognition technology
enables the delivery of an integrated enhanced TV experience for TV
viewers, enabling contextually-related content to be displayed on smart
TVs in synchronization with its related television programming,
enriching the viewing experience through engaging viewing capabilities.
Enhanced TV is the ability for viewers to receive increased engagement
and interactions with TV content through their smart TV.