Patent Number: 9,432,737

Title: Terminal device, server device, information processing method, program, and linked application supplying system

Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a terminal device, a server device, an information processing method, a program, and a linked application supplying system, which are capable of executing an application in conjunction with progress of content being viewed at a user's home. The terminal device of the present disclosure is characterized in including a database cache unit that acquires and holds reference data which is held in a database of the server device, and a response generation unit that identifies content of an extraction source of signature data included in a second query in response to the second query transmitted from a separate terminal device belonging to a common network, by referring to the reference data in the database cache unit, and generates a second response to be returned to the separate terminal device, including at least the application identifier representing an application to be executed in conjunction with the identified content. The terminal device of the present disclosure can be applied to a TV receiver.

Inventors: Yamagishi; Yasuaki (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H04N 7/173 (20110101); H04N 21/658 (20110101); H04N 21/61 (20110101); H04N 21/443 (20110101); H04N 21/44 (20110101); H04N 21/278 (20110101); H04N 21/4722 (20110101); H04N 21/478 (20110101); H04N 21/8405 (20110101); H04N 21/235 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 2020-08-30 0:00:00