Methods, systems, and computer program products for navigating during playback of media content on a content viewing device are provided. A method includes associating a descriptor with a time element. The time element references an instantiation of the descriptor in a content file. The method also includes applying a reference tag that identifies the descriptor to a location on the navigational search structure associated with the content file. The location is determined by the time element. The method further includes displaying the reference tag on the navigational search structure at the content viewing device while viewing the content file in playback mode.
Systems, Methods And Computer Program Products For Facilitating Online Gift Shopping
According to embodiments of the present invention, a method for facilitating online gift shopping includes: receiving an order for a gift for a recipient from an online shopper via a computer network; providing a gift notice for the recipient to inform the recipient that the gift has been ordered for the recipient; receiving a reply to the gift notice from the recipient via the computer network, wherein the reply includes gift feedback information; and updating a recipient profile responsive to the reply and based on the gift feedback information from the recipient, wherein the recipient profile is associated with the recipient. Computer program products and systems for facilitating online gift shopping are also provided.
Methods, Systems, And Computer Program Products For Providing Interactive Electronic Programming Guide Services
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION - Wilmington DE
A method, system, and computer program product for implementing interactive electronic programming guide (EPG) services are provided. The method includes determining an activity relating to a program listed on an EPG and, upon determining that an advertisement exists for the program, retrieving the advertisement and instructing EPG software to insert the advertisement within an allotted advertisement space provided by the EPG software.
Systems And Methods For Providing Alerts To A Navigation Device
BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation - Wilmington DE
G06F019/00 G06F007/00 G01C021/28
701213, 701117, 340934, 340995
A navigation device, comprising a processor and one of a visual output device and an audio output device in communication with the processor. The processor calculates a geographic position of the device and provides one of a visual alert via the visual output device and an audio alert via the audio output device when the geographic position of the device approaches a predetermined geographic position.