IP3 2021-Multimedia (LOT 6256)
This lot is generally related to multimedia services. Disclosed is a technique to ensure commercial breaks are provided to the media viewer even when the viewer fast forwards media content and improve revenues for media providers from advertisers. The technique provides media stream with multiple sets of which are consecutive and contain identical content frames related to commercial breaks. These frames occur prior to fast forwarding of stream so that the viewer has to watch commercial breaks. The technology may be implemented in multimedia networks, streaming services, VoD, online media, satellite TVs, Internet media, etc.