Invented by Max Abecassis, Ryan M. Donahue

The Market for Second Screen Recipe Function: Enhancing Culinary Experiences In recent years, the way we approach cooking and finding new recipes has been revolutionized by the advent of technology. With the rise of smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs, the concept of a second screen recipe function has gained popularity among both amateur and professional chefs. This innovative feature allows users to access recipes and cooking instructions on a separate device while simultaneously watching cooking shows or videos on their main screen. The market for this second screen recipe function has seen significant growth, as it enhances culinary experiences and makes cooking more accessible and enjoyable for all. One of the primary reasons behind the increasing demand for second screen recipe functions is the convenience it offers. With a separate device dedicated to displaying recipes, users no longer have to pause or rewind cooking videos to follow instructions. They can simply have the recipe displayed on their second screen, allowing for a seamless cooking experience. This eliminates the need to constantly switch between different apps or tabs on a single device, making the cooking process more efficient and enjoyable. Moreover, the second screen recipe function provides users with a visual aid that complements the cooking videos or shows they are watching. Many cooking videos often move at a fast pace, making it challenging for viewers to keep up with the instructions. Having a recipe displayed on a second screen allows users to follow along at their own pace, ensuring they don’t miss any crucial steps or ingredients. This visual aid enhances the learning experience and makes it easier for individuals to replicate the recipes they see on their screens. Additionally, the market for second screen recipe functions has been fueled by the increasing popularity of cooking shows and online recipe platforms. With the rise of celebrity chefs and food influencers, more people are turning to cooking shows and online platforms for culinary inspiration. The second screen recipe function allows users to explore a vast array of recipes from different sources, making it easier to discover new dishes and experiment with different cuisines. This not only expands their culinary repertoire but also encourages creativity in the kitchen. Furthermore, the second screen recipe function has opened up opportunities for interactive and personalized cooking experiences. Some platforms offer features that allow users to customize recipes based on dietary restrictions, ingredient preferences, or portion sizes. This level of personalization caters to the diverse needs and preferences of individuals, making cooking more inclusive and accessible to everyone. It also encourages healthier eating habits by providing alternative ingredient options or suggesting substitutions. As the market for second screen recipe functions continues to grow, we can expect further advancements and integration with other smart devices. For instance, voice-controlled assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home can be utilized to navigate through recipes hands-free, making the cooking process even more convenient. Additionally, the integration of augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) technology could provide users with immersive cooking experiences, allowing them to virtually interact with ingredients or follow step-by-step instructions in a more engaging manner. In conclusion, the market for second screen recipe functions has witnessed significant growth due to its convenience, visual aid, and personalization features. It has transformed the way we approach cooking and has made it more accessible and enjoyable for individuals of all skill levels. As technology continues to advance, we can expect further innovations in this market, enhancing culinary experiences and inspiring more people to explore their passion for cooking.

The Max Abecassis, Ryan M. Donahue invention works as follows

Systems and methods for displaying video information that include: a secondary screen device that obtains current play positions data from a video played on a primary device (e.g. obtaining an identification of current play positions of the videos or information to create an acoustic signature of the videos); determining the current position of the playing video on the main screen device using the current position data (e.g. identification of current play positions or the acoustic finger print); downloading information into the memory of second screen

Background for Second screen recipe function

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Systems and methods for displaying on a secondary screen information about a current video position, while a video is being played on a primary display, are disclosed.” Synchronizing the processing of information with the playback of the movie on the main screen can be achieved by, for instance, retrieving the timecode from the video, or matching an acoustic signature. Information can be retrieved and/or processed at the secondary screen, local server or remote server. The displayed information is a food and/or drink recipe associated with a scene in a movie. The recipe information can also be presented in an electronic format or a printed format.

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Systems and methods for, or displaying on, a second screen, during the playing of a movie on a primary monitor, information relating the current position in the video are restricted in terms of the functions supported and information that is provided to the user.

The present inventions are generally systems and methods that provide supplementary information to a secondary screen while a video is being played on the primary screen. The supplementary information displayed includes a food and/or drink recipe associated with a scene in a movie.

It is therefore an object of this invention to provide, for example on a secondary screen, user capabilities that allow users to: establish information display preferences, without interfering with the viewing of a video by other users on a main screen, and display drinks and food recipes in response to images within a movie playing simultaneously on the primary screen. The present inventions also aim to provide information on food and/or drink recipes that are associated with a scene in a movie, together with movie information in electronic book and/or printed book formats.

These and other objects can be achieved by systems and methods for displaying video data, which include: a secondary screen device that obtains current play positions data from a video played on a primary device (e.g. obtaining an identification of current play positions of the videos, or obtaining audio data to generate an “acoustic finger print” of the video); determining the current position of the playback video of the primary device using the current position data; downloading information (e.g. video maps, subtitles and moral principles, as well as other information), a The detailed description of the invention, the accompanying drawings and the appended claims will reveal these and other embodiments.

For the purposes of this disclosure, different terms used in art are defined as:

The term “herein” shall mean in the entirety of this specification including drawings and abstract. “Herein” shall refer to the entire specification, including all drawings and abstracts, as well as claims. This term does not include the section or paragraph in which it might appear.

The terms ‘include?,?comprise? and?contains are not to be confused with the words?comprise?. The elements are not limited to the ones listed. Only the term “consist” is allowed. The elements are limited to the ones listed.

There should not be any conceptual distinction made between the terms on, at or in. For example, the phrase receiving on or receiving at or receiving in a screen device should not be used.

The term “responsive” is not defined. “Responsive” does not mean that all elements, conditions, preferences and/or requirements can be considered. An event that responds to a specific requirement does not necessarily have to be responsive to that requirement. A specified requirement may trigger an event that is responsive to another requirement. This is especially true when the second requirement, although described as an alternate requirement, can also be deemed complementary.

The terms?”application software??,?software application??,?application??,?app??,?routine? and??computer software? are interchangeable. All executables, libraries, scripts and instructions that cause or are required by a device to execute a task, function or process shall be considered. A computer program that assists a user in performing a task, function, process or activity is called application software. Sometimes, application software and the operating system software can be synergistically integrated.

The term “associate” shall mean assign, give, allocate and associate. “Associate” shall be understood to mean assign, give and allocate, as well as associate, designate or attribute, link, and/or relate.

Clip” is an abbreviation for a short segment. “Clip” can be used to refer to a shorter segment than a chapter or a scene. A clip is a sequence of shots that includes at least one contiguous shot. It usually shows the same primary characters in the same location. The definition of a clip is affected by a material shift in the participation of the principal characters or in the location and/or a distinct alteration in thematic content, topic, or tone of conversation.

The term ‘descriptor? “Descriptor” shall refer to a keyword, word or phrase, code, phrase and/or designations. Descriptor can also refer to any data, information or image that identifies and describes, links, and/or categorizes the content of a video, portion of a movie, or a frame. Linkage refers to any information, data and/or method that allows retrieving or downloading data from either a local/internal or remote source.

The term “Dialog” can be defined as: “Dialog” can refer to any dialog, conversation or monologue. Information that is included in the subtitles and closed captioning may also be called dialog.

Geographic map” is a term that refers to any map. Any map that includes satellite, topographical and street data, as well as maps such Google Maps and Google Earth Views and Google Street Views. It can be 2D or 3D, interactive or static, single- or multi-featured and representative. What is the term “geographic map?” Any depiction (e.g. map) that gives context to a location shall be considered “geographic map”.

Item” shall be defined as: “Item” shall refer to: (i), an object, article or artifact; (iii), a specific action or act within an activity; (v) a sound; (vi) a part of a dialog; (viii), cinematography, cinematographic technique; (viii); and (ix). A locale.

Keywords” shall be defined as: “Keywords” shall refer to words, phrases, definitions, codes and descriptors as well as data, metadata, numbers, and data.

Keywording” shall be defined as: “Keywording” shall refer to associating keywords.

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