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GRANT
Utility
Apparatus and method for media content presentation
5 Oct 21
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, accessing, by a system comprising a processor, a content display configuration corresponding to a plurality of feed selections from a plurality of media content feeds, a plurality of display selections from a plurality of available displays, and a plurality of pairing selections assigning each feed selection of the plurality of feed selections to at least one display selection of the plurality of display selections, and transmitting a plurality of displayable content streams according to the content display configuration.
Sheldon Kent Meredith, Jeremy Fix, Zachary Meredith
Filed: 2 Jan 19
GRANT
Utility
Systems and methods for enabling sharing between devices
5 Oct 21
A method includes sending a message from a media device to a mobile device, the message including set-up information related to a communication session.
Edward G. Schmit
Filed: 18 May 18
APP
Utility
Intelligent Policy Control Engine for 5G or Other Next Generation Network
30 Sep 21
An intelligent network policy engine can be utilized to apply dynamic policy changes for microservices.
Zhi Cui, Paul Smith, JR., Sangar Dowlatkhah
Filed: 11 Jun 21
GRANT
Utility
Methods and apparatuses for a modular and extensible advertisement request
28 Sep 21
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, transmitting a first request that includes a key, wherein the key identifies: a processing system that is a targeted recipient of an advertisement, a stream in which a primary content item is being provisioned to the processing system, and a service provider, based at least in part on the transmitting of the first request, obtaining information pertaining to an advertisement from a device of the service provider, and inserting the information within a portion of the stream corresponding to a break in the primary content item.
Anthony F. Bonvolanta, Roland N. Noll, Scott G. Crawford, Steven Plesnarski, Hans J. Fischmann
Filed: 10 Feb 20
GRANT
Utility
System and method for detecting and acting upon a violation of terms of service
28 Sep 21
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining whether a past throughput of past traffic communicated between a communication device and a communication network meets a first threshold value, resulting in a first determination; responsive to the first determination being that the past throughput meets the first threshold, transmitting an instruction to the communication device to restrict a first subsequent throughput of first subsequent traffic to no greater than a second threshold value; determining whether the first subsequent throughput has been restricted, resulting in a second determination; and responsive to the second determination being that the first subsequent throughput has not been restricted, taking one or more actions to enforce a second subsequent throughput of second subsequent traffic to no greater than a third threshold value, wherein the third threshold value is lower than the second threshold value.
Sheldon Kent Meredith, Justin McNamara, Rajeev Garg, Mark Austin
Filed: 10 Dec 18
GRANT
Utility
Method and apparatus to efficiently support narrowband devices in broadband systems
28 Sep 21
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, segmenting an assigned spectrum into a lower portion, a middle portion, and an upper portion, establishing one or more full power wireless connections in the middle portion of the assigned spectrum, and establishing one or more reduced power wireless connections in the upper and lower portions of the assigned spectrum.
James Gordon Beattie, Jr., James Hollister
Filed: 18 Aug 20
APP
Utility
Systems and Methods for User Defined Network Enabled Content Filtering
23 Sep 21
A content filtering system and method includes receiving in a network device in a network from a user device, a user selected set of rules identifying a set of URLs to be blocked.
Mark Austin, Shahab Azmoudeh, Joseph Dorsey, Victor Nilson, Christopher Sambar, Jerald Weber
Filed: 7 Jun 21
APP
Utility
Facilitation of Container Management for Internet of Things Devices for 5G or Other Next Generation Network
23 Sep 21
A lightweight machine-to-machine (LWM2M) protocol can be utilized as a management layer for other applications pertaining to communication and retrieval of information from hardware peripherals.
Jordan Alexander, Stephen T. Hardin, Dennis McCain
Filed: 19 Mar 20
APP
Utility
Facilitating Enablement of Intelligent Service Aware Access Utilizing Multiaccess Edge Computing In Advanced Networks
23 Sep 21
Facilitating enablement of intelligent service aware access utilizing multiaccess edge computing advanced networks (e.g., 5G, 6G, and beyond) is provided herein.
Sangar Dowlatkhah, Zhi Cui, Brian Keller
Filed: 2 Jun 21
GRANT
Utility
Method and apparatus for receiving nutritional information via a network
21 Sep 21
A method and apparatus for receiving nutritional information are disclosed.
Steven Belz, Greg W. Edwards, Michael Lattanzi, Constance Missimer, James H. Pratt
Filed: 15 Dec 15
GRANT
Utility
Intercepting and challenging unwanted phone calls
21 Sep 21
A call challenger can receive a user input from a called party identity to opt-in to a call challenge service, and a second user input of a keyword.
Sheldon Meredith, Brandon Hilliard, Zachary Meredith
Filed: 30 Jul 19
APP
Utility
Hypervisor for Shared Spectrum Core and Regional Network Elements
16 Sep 21
Systems and methods include a manager for core network elements, regional network elements, and other network elements to facilitate use of and compatibility with shared access systems.
Arturo MARIA
Filed: 2 Jun 21
GRANT
Utility
Methods, systems, devices, and products for web services
14 Sep 21
A login session server establishes a communications session between an application executing on a device and a service provided by a web services gateway.
Jay O. Glasgow, Johannes Simon Jaskolski
Filed: 4 Apr 19
GRANT
Utility
Transferring coverage enhancement information from terminal adapter to terminal equipment
14 Sep 21
The described technology is generally directed towards transferring coverage enhancement information from a terminal adapter to a terminal equipment.
Yunpeng Li, Jerry Jun, Robert Holden, Tjoen Kusardi
Filed: 11 Dec 18
APP
Utility
Apparatus and Method for Allocating Media Content Slots Across Disparate Media Supply Channel Systems
9 Sep 21
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving first data from each media publishing system of a plurality of media publishing systems which facilitate a presentation of media content with one or more procurable media content slots, where the first data from each media publishing system have incompatible data structures; mapping the first data from each media publishing system to second data which has a common data structure; receiving a target description from a media procurement system, the target description including information to procure media content slots provided by one or more of the plurality of media publishing systems; comparing the target description to the second data in the common data format; identifying from the comparing at least one procurable media content slot provided by one or more media publishing systems that correlates to the target description; receiving first viewership data associated with viewership of media content presentations that include the at least one procurable media content slot; generating according to the first viewership data an estimated viewership size associated with the viewership of media content presentations that include the at least one procurable media content slot; and providing, by the processing system, the estimated viewership size to the media procurement system.
Eric Hoffert, Brendan Greene, Craig Miller
Filed: 7 Aug 20
APP
Utility
A System Implementing Multi-Threaded Applications
9 Sep 21
A method is provided for executing instructions embedded in two threads stored in a processing system comprising two operating units and a virtual managing entity for holding a plurality of queues for virtual objects waiting to use a respective operating unit and for diverting virtual objects from one queue to another.
Ori ZAKIN, Amir KRAYDEN, Or SADEH, Yuval LEV
Filed: 18 Jun 19
APP
Utility
Automated Videogame Testing
9 Sep 21
An automated testing framework and associated tools for executable applications such as games focus on integration testing, wherein users create data-driven tests by using test modules and configuration data as building blocks.
Eldo Jose
Filed: 7 Feb 21
APP
Utility
Systems and Methods for Generating Multi-language Media Content with Automatic Selection of Matching Voices
9 Sep 21
A method and system for automated voice casting compares candidate voices samples from candidate speakers in a target language with a primary voice sample from a primary speaker in a primary language.
Aansh Malik, Ha Thanh Nguyen
Filed: 9 Mar 21
APP
Utility
Facilitation of Access Point Authenticated Tunneling for 5G or Other Next Generation Network
9 Sep 21
When an access point device is aware of an internet access failure, the access point device can attempt to re-route the baseband content through a different access point for the purpose of using its hard-wired internet connection.
Sheldon Meredith, Brandon Hilliard, Zachary Meredith
Filed: 4 Mar 20
GRANT
Utility
Real-time online advertisement type overrides
7 Sep 21
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving, from a client device, a first notification of an ad space from a seller, identifying ad conditions corresponding to an ad space inventory to which the ad space belongs comprising a first condition that identifies an allowed creative media type for the ad space inventory, sending a second notification requesting a bid on the ad space to bidders, each bidder representing a respective buyer, receiving bids from the bidders, each bid corresponding to a respective bid price, buyer, and a creative, determining that a first bid of the bids corresponds to a first creative having a media type different from the allowed creative media type, and identifying a preexisting arrangement between the buyer corresponding to the first bid and the seller and, based thereon, allowing the first creative to be served to the ad space.
Arel Ives Lidow, Scott Daniel Menzer, Michael William Stevenson McNeeley
Filed: 22 Jun 15
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