Patent Number: 8,819,716

Title: Apparatus, system, method and computer readable recording medium storing the program for related recommendation of TV program contents and web contents

Abstract: Disclosure relates to an apparatus, system, and method for related recommendation of TV program contents and web contents that enable plentiful information acquisition and effective TV watching by discovering and recommending Internet web contents having a high association with the TV program contents when a TV is watched using a TV terminal connected to the Internet, and to a computer-readable recording medium having a program recorded thereon for executing the method. The apparatus includes: an user profile unit that produces and updates an user profile of a smart TV; a first information collection unit that collects first information that is TV program contents metadata from a smart TV network; a second information collection unit that collects second information that is web contents information from a web; and an integrated content database that stores third integrated information structured with correlation discovered between the first information and the second information.

Inventors: Kim; Munchurl (Daejeon, KR), Kim; EunHui (Daejeon, KR), Pyo; Shinjee (Daejeon, KR)

Assignee: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

International Classification: H04H 60/32 (20080101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018