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  • Architecture of a PVR appliance with 'Long Tail' internet-TV capabilities 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2006)
    The design and implementation of a networked PVR appliance incorporating support for Internet-TV is described. The appliance incorporates support for the bittorrent protocol and employs user tools for content location, ...
  • Biometric access control for digital media streams in home networks 

    Corcoran, Peter; Iancu, Claudia; Callaly, Frank; Cucos, Alexandru (IEEE, 2007)
    Methods for controlling access to digital media content in the home environment using biometric sensing techniques are described. A wireless rebroadcast system for IP-TV content was retrofitted with a combination of ...
  • Fast A/V channel switching on a wireless home network 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2005-11-21)
    A method of enabling fast switching between multimedia streams on an 802.11g network is described. This technique is particularly useful for A/V home network applications where it is desirable to simulate the fast channel ...
  • Home networking middleware infrastructure for improved audio/video appliance functionality and interoperability 

    Corcoran, Peter; Cucos, Alex; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2006-05-15)
    A software architecture is described which significantly improves the accessability of multiple home appliances on a heterogeneous home network. Methods for aggregating devices into virtual clusters on a local middleware ...
  • Managing Digital Image Collections from your TV-Set: A State-of-Art Review 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2007-07-14)
    The problem of managing growing digital image collections is discussed in the context of a home user. The use of a conventional television set as both a viewing and management tool is discussed. The problem of linking ...
  • Rapid prototyping of networked A/V CE appliances 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank (IEEE, 2006-05-15)
    In this paper the design and rapid prototyping of networked A/V CE appliances is described. Practical implementations of three types of appliance are described: (i) a streaming A/V server; (ii) a streaming A/V client device ...
  • Real-Time Fingerprint Analysis & Authentication for Embedded Appliances 

    Callaly, Frank; Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Leyden, Mark; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2007-04-10)
    A complete fingerprint analysis system is described. The design and architecture of a loadable device driver for a USB fingerprint sensor is described. Image processing filters to enhance the raw image data and to extract ...