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Method and seamless remote renewal of offline generated digital identity certificates to field deployed hardware security modules

A method is provided for automatically renewing digital certificates in advance of their expiration in field deployed devices. The method includes generating a certificate renewal request comprising a request for at least one renewed digital certificate according to a renewal paradigm in which the at least one renewed digital certificate... Arris Enterprises Llc

Client feedback enhanced methods and devices for efficient adaptive bitrate streaming

A method for distributing video content from a server to a plurality of media devices is provided allowing adaptive bit rate encoding to better utilize bandwidth. The method includes: determining, by the server, the bandwidth to allocate to each of the plurality of media devices using a hypertext transfer protocol-based... Arris Enterprises Llc

Video and data multiplexing in an adaptive bitrate server

A method is provided for multiplexing video services with data services in a constrained delivery pipeline. A soft upper bound for the video data bandwidth for a current schedule window BWvideosoft(i) is generated, wherein the soft upper bound for the video data bandwidth such that an average video data bandwidth... Arris Enterprises Llc

Automated object selection and placement for augmented reality

A system to facilitate AR processing includes receiving captured media from a user device and context information relating to media that is being delivered to a receiving device. The system may use the media being delivered with the captured media to generate one or more virtual objects. The user device... Arris Enterprises Llc

Quality tagging in adaptive bitrate technologies

A method is provided for tagging a quality metric in adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming, which allows a client to intelligently select a variant bitrate stream using the tagged quality metric. The method includes encoding multiple streams of video data at variant bitrates, each bitrate stream having a plurality of chunks,... Arris Enterprises Llc

Region specific encoding and sao-sensitive-slice-width-adaptation for improved-quality hevc encoding

A method provides for encoding a frame of video using an edge map made up of one or more edge-blocks detected in the frame. When the edge-blocks are contiguous, at least one slice partition is formed using the edge-blocks and the slice partition is encoded using a sample adaptive offset... Arris Enterprises Llc

Custom command file for efficient memory update

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the updating of memory at a device based upon a custom command file. In embodiments, update or configuration codes or data may be delivered to a device within a download package, and the download package may include a command... Arris Enterprises Llc

Automatic digital video recorder scheduling

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate recording scheduling based on calendar information. A multimedia device may track viewing history by one or more devices and/or one or more users, and the multimedia device may maintain a view count for one or more programs being viewed... Arris Enterprises Llc

Reduction of startup time in remote hls

A method is provided for streaming transcoded HLS video from a video asset to allow a minimum startup delay time. A method includes pre-transcoding a first number of the HLS chunks. Then, once a request is received from a remote HLS client for the HLS video asset, transmitting a number... Arris Enterprises Llc

Manifest customization in adaptive bitrate streaming

A method receives a manifest for video requested by a client device. The manifest including links for different versions of the video for the client device to use to request segments of the different versions of the video based on conditions detected by the client device. A placeholder in the... Arris Enterprises Llc

System for printed circuit board unlocking and automated reflow carrier recycling

In embodiments, a PCB reflow process may be carried out by the components of an automated system working together to separate PCBs from reflow carriers and transport the reflow carriers back to a previous station of the PCB reflow system. The automated reflow carrier recycling system that is described herein... Arris Enterprises Llc

Methods and systems for generation of dynamic multicast channel maps

A server structure (101) includes one or more multicast servers (106). An analytics engine (207) determines one or more channel maps (217) identifying a group of channels that will be delivered by the multicast servers across a network (104). The analytics engine determines the one or more channel maps as... Arris Enterprises Llc

Efficient encrypted software distribution mechanism

A method and system are provided for improved distributing of a complete software image to all electronic devices of a certain type or model while using encryption to limit its use to specific ones of those devices. In the method, the entire software image is encrypted with a global key... Arris Enterprises Llc

Server side adaptive bit rate control for http streaming clients

Methods and systems are described for adaptively transmitting streaming data to a client. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving, in a server, a request for a data asset from the client, transcoding at least an segment of the data asset according to initial transcoding parameters, transmitting a first fragment... Arris Enterprises Llc

Coding weighted angular prediction for intra coding

A method and apparatus for decoding JVET video, including receiving a bitstream, and parsing said bitstream to identify a syntax element indicating an intra direction mode to use for generating at least one predictor. The intra direction mode is a first intra direction mode in a plurality of intra direction... Arris Enterprises Llc

Jvet quadtree plus binary tree (qtbt) structure with multiple asymmetrical partitioning

A method of partitioning in video coding for JVET, comprising representing a JVET coding tree unit as a root node in a quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structure that can have quadtree or binary partitioning of the root node and quadtree or binary trees branching from each of the leaf... Arris Enterprises Llc

General block partitioning method

A method of partitioning in video coding for JVET, comprising representing a JVET coding tree unit as a root node in a quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structure that can have quadtree or binary partitioning of the root node and quadtree or binary trees branching from each of the leaf... Arris Enterprises Llc

Weighted angular prediction for intra coding

A method of decoding JVET video, comprising receiving a bitstream indicating how a coding tree unit was partitioned into coding units according to a partitioning structure that allows nodes to be split according to a partitioning technique. An intra direction mode for a coding unit may be selected, as well... Arris Enterprises Llc

Weighted angular prediction coding for intra coding

A method of decoding JVET video that includes receiving a bitstream indicating how a coding tree unit was partitioned into coding units, and parsing said bitstream to generate at least one predictor based on an intra prediction mode signaled in the bitstream, the intra prediction mode selected from a plurality... Arris Enterprises Llc

Jvet coding block structure with asymmetrical partitioning

A method of partitioning a video coding block for JVET, comprising representing a JVET coding tree unit as a root node in a quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structure that can have a quadtree branching from the root node and binary trees branching from each of the quadtree's leaf nodes... Arris Enterprises Llc

Binary ternary quad tree partitioning for jvet

A method of partitioning in video coding for JVET, comprising representing a JVET coding tree unit as a root node in a quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structure that can have quadtree, ternary, or binary partitioning of the root node and quadtree, ternary, or binary trees branching from each of... Arris Enterprises Llc

Efficient transcoding in a network transcoder

A method is provided for improved transcoding of an encoded bit stream to be delivered in accordance with adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming at a highest available selected bit rate using metadata. The method includes receiving a first encoded ABR stream for a given content item that is encoded at... Arris Enterprises Llc

Implicit rsa certificates

A secure digital communications method is provided in which a Certificate Authority generates an improved RSA key pair having a modulus, a public key exponent, a public key, and a private key. The public key exponent can contain descriptive attributes and a digital signature. The digital signature can be responsive... Arris Enterprises Llc

Template matching for jvet intra prediction

A method of decoding JVET video, comprising defining a coding unit (CU) template within a decoded area of a video frame, the CU template being positioned above and/or to the left of a current decoding position for which data was intra predicted, defining a search window within the decoded area,... Arris Enterprises Llc

System and intra coding

A system and method for reduced burden intra coding wherein an intra prediction coding is determined based at least in part on a difference between an estimated intra prediction mode and a selected intra prediction mode. In some embodiments, the difference between the estimated intra prediction mode and the selected... Arris Enterprises Llc

Method and segmenting data

A method and system is provided for segmenting blocks of video data into chunks for consumption by player devices to create a new block to improve overall chunk creation. In one embodiment, issues that occur at the PCP block boundaries are handled by creating two chunks, one from the tail... Arris Enterprises Llc

Detecting sentinel frames in video delivery using a pattern analysis

Particular embodiments extract features for frames from a video. Then, a sequence of frames is identified based on a pattern analysis of frames based on the features. This pattern may be used to select sentinel features from the sequence of frames. For example, a pattern may include a first sentinel... Arris Enterprises Llc

Mitigating noise and obi in rfog networks

A bi-directional optical transceiver includes multiple single mode optical ports and a multi-mode optical port. A multi-mode optical combiner combines single mode optical signals received at the single mode optical ports into a multi-mode optical signal at the multi-mode optical port. Each single mode optical signal has a distinct optical... Arris Enterprises Llc

Generating synthetic frame features for sentinel frame matching

Particular embodiments can refine a seed sentinel frame signature for a seed sentinel frame. The seed sentinel frame may be predictable or partially predictable content that demarks a beginning and/or end of certain content in a video program. The seed sentinel frame may be first used to detect other sentinel... Arris Enterprises Llc

Method and dynamic executable verification

A method and apparatus for Dynamic Executable Verification (DEV) is disclosed that includes a random prefix of functions of a binary application, a check function for at least a subset of the functions and a jump table for at least a subset of the functions. DEV provides low-impact dynamic integrity... Arris Enterprises Llc

Rf class ab cascode amplifier with linearization and steering diodes

Systems and methods for amplifying signals. In some embodiments, the signals may be amplified using a diode steering network with an amplifier operated in class AB mode. In some embodiments, distortion in the amplified signal may be corrected using a feed forward cancellation circuit operated in class A mode.... Arris Enterprises Llc

Incorrectly connected hdmi cable indicator

A method is provided for indicating to a user that a sink device is incorrectly connected to a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) In port. In accordance with the method, a proxy voltage is applied from an HDMI In port over an HDMI cable. The proxy voltage is sufficient to... Arris Enterprises Llc

Wireless access point managing apparatus

A wireless access point managing apparatus for achieving power savings by turning off access points that are not providing the high signal quality. The wireless access point determines whether a first signal quality level is at or above a threshold level, and if so, sends a power-up signal to a... Arris Enterprises Llc

Wireless access point managing apparatus

A wireless access point managing apparatus that includes a radio, and wireless communication control circuitry that communicates information via the radio between the wireless access point managing apparatus and one or more electronic devices so as to provide a wireless access point to a network for the electronic devices. Processing... Arris Enterprises Llc

System and trasmitting warning signal based on emergency alert system signal

A device is provided for use with a wireless communication device and with a video display. The device includes a receiver, an image decoder, an emergency alert system (EAS) decoder, an output port, a memory, a warning generator and a transmitter. The receiver receives input data including image data and... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/12/17 / #20170295095

Mapping packet identifiers of received content to a constant value

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the mapping of packet identifiers to a constant value. A multimedia device may receive one or more pieces of multimedia content and may select a constant PID value for each of one or more component streams associated with the... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/12/17 / #20170295401

Predictive conditioning of multimedia for device synchronization

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate anticipatory conditioning of multimedia content for delivery to one or more devices. A multimedia device may track and record correlations between each of a plurality of devices, wherein the correlations are based on the order in which one or... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289228

Transparent intercept for adaptive bitrate splicer

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the intercept and manipulation of content requested by a client device. The methods, systems, and apparatuses described herein enable the interception and redirection of packets based upon a set of rules. Intercepted packets may be redirected away from an... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289272

Content streaming transferring a streaming session to another apparatus

A content streaming apparatus that includes a gateway streaming manager which determines whether a client device has roamed out of a wireless zone of the content streaming apparatus into a wireless zone of another content streaming apparatus, and when the client device has roamed, sends a tuner reservation instruction to... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/28/17 / #20170280178

Playback synchronization among adaptive bitrate streaming clients

In one embodiment, a method provides a manifest for a media program to a client. The manifest includes a set of bitrate representation links that correspond to a set of bitrates. A pointer is maintained to at least a portion of a current segment that is currently being presented in... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/28/17 / #20170280349

Identifying congested access points within a network based on measured throughput

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate network access management based on measured throughput. In embodiments, throughput at one or more stations or bands of an access point may be monitored and various statistics associated with the monitored throughput may be calculated. Throughput at the stations... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272170

Stimulated brillouin scattering (sbs) suppression in an optical communications system

Techniques for transmitting an optical signal through optical fiber with an improved stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) suppression and an improved transmitter's signal to noise ratio (SNR) include externally modulating a light beam emitted from a light source with a high frequency signal. The light beam is also modulated externally with... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272951

Authentication between wireless client and access point utilizing smart client detection

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate an automated pairing between an access point and station through a secure setup procedure. An access point may enter into an auto-connection mode after a boot of the access point, and while operating in the auto-connection mode, the access... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/14/17 / #20170262637

Cable modem anti-cloning

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the encryption of a device identifier using an identification property of a SoC. A unique identifier of a cable modem may be encrypted using a unique key or other unique property of a SoC associated with the cable modem.... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264654

Retrieval of wireless network credentials

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate a retrieval and display of network credentials. A predetermined input may be received at a client, wherein the predetermined input initiates a retrieval of network credentials such as network identifiers and corresponding passwords or passphrases. The client may aggregate... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257166

Agrregator-based cost-optimized communications topology for a point-to-multipoint network

An optical combiner for a communications network transmitting both upstream signals and a downstream optical signal. The communications network includes an array of amplifiers, each receiving a respective instance of the downstream optical signal. The output of each amplifier is split among a plurality of ports in a first splitter/combiner... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257380

Method and user and entity access management for code signing one or more of a plurality of devices

A method and apparatus is provided for managing the eligibility of data signing in an online code signing system. The method is used by a plurality of data publishers in an online code signing system. The method includes defining, by an administrator of the system, a hierarchy of a plurality... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257612

Generating alerts based upon detector outputs

Systems and methods for generating alerts and enhanced viewing experience features using on-screen data are disclosed. Textual data corresponding to on-screen text is determined from the visual content of video data. The textual data is associated with corresponding regions and frames of the video data in which the corresponding on-screen... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257670

Viewer identification based on wireless device proximity

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate an identification of a viewer based upon the proximity of an associated wireless device to an access point. An association between a wireless device, user, display device, and a position of the wireless device relative to an access point... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250732

Moca network system for multiple dwelling units

A data network for a multiple dwelling unit (MDU) enables efficient use of a MoCA (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) system. The data network includes a distribution point unit (DPU) connected to an access network, a plurality of modems in the MDU, a plurality of coaxial cables extending through the MDU... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250754

Catv digital transmission with bandpass sampling

Methods and systems capable of improving the transmission of data along an upstream path of a Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial Cable Network, from a transmitter in a node to a receiver in a Cable Modem Termination System.... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/31/17 / #20170251242

Tuning behavior enhancement

A client device, which can be a set-top box or a gateway device, can be operative to continue processing content (e.g., a television program) in its pipeline, while it is requesting a different content (e.g., tuning or obtaining a targeted ad). Instead of seeing a blank screen or a muted... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/31/17 / #20170251413

Virtual overlay network for routing wireless communications

Methods, systems and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the configuration of a foreign access point to route communications between a client device and network. In embodiments, when a client device communicating with a first access point within a local subscriber premise receives a radio signal from a... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244958

Video display for viewing through polarized active shutter glasses

A method for receiving an input video frame is provided that generates two obscured frames from the input frame by copying odd lines interspersed with noise lines to one frame and copying even lines interspersed with noise lines to the other frame. The obscured frames are then displayed on a... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245031

Optical and rf techniques for aggregation of photo diode arrays

An active receiver structure that combines a large number of detectors without bandwidth penalty may provide a better signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) than conventional Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG) networks. A transmission line receiver is used to combine a large number of optical detectors into a single radio frequency (RF) signal... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245391

Linear air flow distribution for a cooling system

An air flow distribution system for a plurality of fans includes an air collimator that is operable to pass a flow of air in a linear vertical direction, thereby creating an improved optimal flow direction for cooling device components. The air collimator includes air transfer diverters to redirect swirling air... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170236546

Efficient just-in-time transcoding by parameter extraction

A method of video encoding is provided to reduce the cost of network DVR storage by building on a concept of Just-In Time (JIT) transcoding which eliminates storing all formats of content in a DVR. A super-encoding procedure is provided that encodes a high resolution format, such as HEVC, while... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237491

Full duplex bidirectional transmission on coaxial cable in catv network

Systems and methods for achieving full duplex bidirectional transmission across coaxial cable in a hybrid fiber-coaxial cable TV network. Some preferred systems and method will attenuate reflections propagated within the coaxial cable. Other preferred systems may echo-cancel reflections propagated within the coaxial cable.... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237492

Multiple upstream split support in a fiber-deep hfc network

Systems and methods for achieving full duplex bidirectional transmission across coaxial cable in a hybrid fiber-coaxial cable TV network. Some preferred systems and method will attenuate reflections propagated within the coaxial cable. Other preferred systems may echo-cancel reflections propagated within the coaxial cable.... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237743

Managing private and public service set utilization

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate the management of connections between one or more client devices and an access point over one or more service sets. An access point may maintain a list of client devices that have successfully associated with a private service set... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237987

Statistical multiplexing with heterogeneous encoder pool

A method of statistical multiplexing digital video is provided enabling use of an encoder pool. The method includes loading a mapping curve into memory at a statistical multiplexor controller (SMC) for each of a plurality of encoders in a heterogeneous encoder pool, each mapping curve being specific to a type... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/17/17 / #20170238068

Method for delivering and presenting targeted advertisements without the need for time synchronized content streams

A method is provided for delivering targeted advertisements into a QAM or IP stream that provides accurate synchronization. The method includes synchronizing the internal content of a IP stream delivering video with an advertisement (ad) stream by providing content information in the IP stream and the network stream, the content... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230609

Copy count for dtcp with an abbreviation hash used for check in copy

A Digital Rights Management (DRM) system is provided that reduces time for a move transaction using DTCP-IP when a copy is moved back or checked back in to an originating Personal Video Recorder (PVR). During a DTCP MOVE transaction, instead of transferring the full asset in a check back in... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230858

Utilization based control of wireless network services

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate dynamic provisioning of subordinate service sets. An access point providing primary service(s) and subordinate service(s) may determine the bandwidth available for the subordinate service(s) based on current channel utilization. Where the bandwidth available for the subordinate service(s) is determined... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/03/17 / #20170222722

Upstream aggregation with noise performance improvement

Particular embodiments use aggregation logic that reduces the noise in a daisy-chained optical return signal aggregation of multiple nodes. The aggregation logic determines when an input to a transmitter/receiver is not used and disables or turns off that input. Further, in the case of daisy-chaining, a service group aggregation signal... Arris Enterprises Llc

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08/03/17 / #20170222884

Spatial representation of network elements

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the flexible relative placement of network elements within a spatial representation of network elements within a subscriber premise without requiring exact measurements, a complete floor plan, or exact tracking by a technician. Thus, the methods, systems, and computer readable... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/03/17 / #20170223361

Variant and buffer handling for adaptive bitrate streaming

A method is provided to manage playback of adaptive bitrate streaming video using using a stall time delay. The method includes pausing playback of a segment of a variant when a playback point reaches a download point, marking a stall time that marks a point in time in the segment... Arris Enterprises Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206181

Custom data transfer connector and adapter

Described herein is a main board serial AT attachment (SATA) connector and SATA adapter that permits the assembly or disassembly of a STB (set-top box) and HDD (hard disk drive) dock without requiring that the unit be opened by a skilled technician. The SATA connector and SATA adapter may be... Arris Enterprises Llc

07/20/17 / #20170207852

Systems and methods for optical modulation index calibration in a catv network

Systems and methods for optical modulation index calibration in a CATV network.... Arris Enterprises Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195756

Trunk and drop rfog architecture

In an optical system having multiple cascaded splitter/combiners, a trunk port and/or a drop port is configured for at least one of the splitter/combiner units. Drop ports may be configured with an average gain control, and the trunk ports may be configured to have individual gain control to provide a... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/22/17 / #20170180176

Docsis 3.1 standard signal generation

The generation of OFDM signals for DOCSIS 3.1 specification having a required number of subcarriers and subcarrier spacing can be based on a sampling rate that is modified from that defined by the DOCSIS 3.1 specification. In embodiments, the base sampling rate is defined as Fs=204.8*A MHz (A>1), with a... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/15/17 / #20170170790

Fiber-optic node with forward data content driven power consumption

Methods and systems for modulating an amplifier power supply to efficiently attain amplified RF output power with much lower power dissipation than existing amplifiers. In a cable television (CATV) network, a processor receives a signal to be amplified by an amplifier at a location remote from the processor. A bias... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/08/17 / #20170163983

Adaptive perceptual mapping and signaling for video coding

wherein L is a luminance value, c1, c2, c3, and m1 are parameters with fixed values, and m2 is a parameter with a variable value, adapting the perceptual quantizer function by adjusting the value of the m2 parameter based on different luminance value ranges found within a coding level of... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/01/17 / #20170155453

Dynamic wavelength management using bi-directional communication for the prevention of optical beat interference

Preventing optical beat interference includes dynamically managing an adjustable optical transmitter wavelength of each of a plurality of customer premises equipment, wherein each of the plurality of customer premises equipment is in bidirectional communication with a customer premises equipment controller. A bidirectional communication system includes a customer premises equipment controller;... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/25/17 / #20170149501

Beat interference detection and mitigation

An OBI manager provides the reduction/elimination of optical beat interference (OBI). As will be described in more detail below, the OBI manager identifies OBI partners through an identification process performed via an RFoG network. An OBI partner may be two optical networking units (ONUs) that may interfere with one another... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/04/17 / #20170126402

Internet of things (iot) updating a master key

A method is provided for providing a new master key to devices in a Thread network for an Internet of Things (IOT). To provide the new master key, Device Provisioning Key (DPK) is generated from a Network Seed Key (NSK) known to a Commissioner and Leader in a local network.... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/20/17 / #20170109503

High definition secure playback with downloadable drm for android platforms

A Trustonic DRM Plug-in is provided that can be downloaded and operate in conjunction with an Android framework. The solution also includes a PVP with the downloadable DRM. The system includes components that can be added by Trustonic based on the Android 4.3 Framework in addition to current t-base 300... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/13/17 / #20170103369

Dynamic capacity ranges for workforce routing

A system and method for workforce scheduling using dynamic capacity ranges are provided. A capacity model associates distances of locations within a service area from a depot with a series of appointment time windows such that appointment time windows having a relatively greater amount of available worker capacity are associated... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/30/17 / #20170093737

Domain name system response spoofing at customer premise equipment device

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the spoofing of domain name system requests by a customer premise equipment (CPE) device. The CPE device may detect and block a DNS (domain name system) request received from a client device, and the CPE device may generate a... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085532

Cryptographic service with output redirection

A method is provided for redirecting signed code images. The method includes the steps of receiving a code image from an origin device at a proxy machine, invoking a code signing client at the proxy machine, receiving signing request information indicating a requested cryptographic operation, sending a code signing request... Arris Enterprises Llc

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03/23/17 / #20170085879

Single layer high dynamic range coding with standard dynamic range backward compatibility

A method for transforming high dynamic range (HDR) video data into standard dynamic range (SDR) video data and encoding the SDR video data so that the HDR video data may be recovered at the decoder includes generating a tone map describing a transformation applied to the HDR video data to... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085880

System for reshaping and coding high dynamic range and wide color gamut sequences

A video data encoder generates a first metadata structure to describe one or more transfer functions to be applied by a decoder to reshape decoded video data into video data. The encoder segments a transfer function relative to P pivot points. It then allocates P cells in the metadata structure... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085889

System and reshaping and adaptation of high dynamic range video data

A system and method for regenerating high dynamic range (HDR) video data from encoded video data, extracts, from the encoded video data, a self-referential metadata structure specifying a video data reshaping transfer function. The video data reshaping transfer function is regenerated using data from the metadata structure and the extracted... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085895

High dynamic range adaptation operations at a video decoder

A method of decoding a bitstream comprising decoding the bitstream into color values and metadata items indicating information about adaptive post-processing operations performed by a decoder, performing high dynamic range (HDR) adaptation operations on the color values based on the metadata items, and performing fixed post-processing operations to reconstruct an... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085897

Signaling high dynamic range and wide color gamut content in transport streams

A program map table in a transport stream comprising an elementary stream identifier indicating a particular elementary stream, a high dynamic range flag indicating the presence or absence of high dynamic range content within the elementary stream, and a wide color gamut flag indicating the presence or absence of wide... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085904

Personal video recorder

A sequence of picture slices is encoded as reference slices and non-reference slices, wherein the reference slices include B slices, by forming, for each B slice, at least one data packet containing data values derived from brightness and color information pertaining to the slice. The data packet for each B... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/16/17 / #20170078294

Password input devices with limited user interface

A system is provided wherein a network control access device that is already in a network, called a Gatekeeper, generates a random short password in the form of a series of audio or visual cues that are visible to the user of a joining device. The joining device can be... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/09/17 / #20170069339

In-home legacy device onboarding and privacy enhanced monitoring

Detecting and monitoring legacy devices (such as appliances in a home) using audio sensing is disclosed. Methods and systems are provided for transforming audio data captured by the sensor to afford privacy when speech is overheard by the sensor. Because these transformations may negatively impact the ability to detect/monitor devices,... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/02/17 / #20170063707

Managing ethernet backpressure at a network device

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate a dynamic control of a pause frame setting at a network device. A network node may monitor for and detect a link or speed change occurring at an interface. When a link or speed change is detected, the network... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/02/17 / #20170064334

Color volume transforms in coding of high dynamic range and wide color gamut sequences

A method of encoding a digital video, comprising receiving a high dynamic range (HDR) master of a video, a reference standard dynamic range (SDR) master of the video, and target SDR display properties at an encoder, finding a color volume transform that converts HDR values from the HDR master into... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/23/17 / #20170054651

N+0 redundancy in a network access system

Particular embodiments provide an N+0 sharing scheme for networks. The N+0 sharing scheme includes no dedicated spare among a group of active elements. Each active element may provide service to a medium, which may be associated with a medium. When a failure to one of the active elements occurs, at... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/16/17 / #20170045076

Captive mounting hardware

In embodiments, a mounting bracket may facilitate an attachment of a first device to an enclosure of a second device. A shoulder screw may be inserted through a grommet which is mounted in a bracket, and the shoulder screw may be threaded into an opening within the first device. The... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/16/17 / #20170048531

Re-sampling with phase offset adjustment for luma and chroma to select filters in scalable video coding

A sampling filter process is provided for scalable video coding. The process provides for re-sampling using video data obtained from an encoder or decoder process of a base layer (BL) in a multi-layer system using adaptive phase shifting to improve quality in Scalable High efficiency Video Coding (SHVC). In order... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/16/17 / #20170048596

System and detecting advertisements in multimedia assets

Systems and methods for determining the location of advertisements in multimedia assets are disclosed. A method includes obtaining an audio signature corresponding to a time period of a multimedia asset, identifying a match between the obtained audio signature and one or more stored audio signatures, comparing programming data of the... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041355

Contextual information for audio-only streams in adaptive bitrate streaming

A method is provided to presenting contextual information during adaptive bitrate streaming to allow play of an audio-only variant. The method includes receiving an audio-only variant of a video stream, calculating bandwidth headroom, receiving contextual information that provides descriptive information about visual components of the video stream that has a... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041616

Intra prediction mode selection in video coding

A method is provided for encoding a digital video with a video encoder that allows intra prediction of mode selection. The method includes dividing pixels from each intra prediction block into four groups based on phases of the pixels, progressively narrowing down a list of intra prediction modes over a... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041682

Method and distributing video

A method and apparatus for distributing live video to multiple client devices is provided herein. In particular, a router is provided that acts on behalf of all client devices in its network. The router serves multiple groups of client devices with each group being formed by client devices having similar... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026646

System for coding high dynamic range and wide color gamut sequences

A method of encoding a digital video data applies adaptive pre-processing to data representing high dynamic range (HDR) and/or wide color gamut (WCG) image data prior to encoding and complementary post-processing to the data after decoding in order to allow at least partial reproduction of the HDR and/or WCG data.... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019347

Allocation and scheduling for time and frequency division multiplexing system

A Time and Frequency Division (TaFD) scheduler based on a TaFD allocation unit based credit allocation may schedule both time and frequency division for both legacy Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) channels and DOCSIS orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) channels. In embodiments, scheduling by the TaFD schedules... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019372

Address assignment for various client types

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate dynamic address assignment for various client types. A multimedia device may attempt to assign an IP address to a client device according to a received DHCP discovery message. In the event a DHCP discovery message is not received, the... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019453

Gateway streaming media to multiple clients in accordance with different streaming media protocols

A method is provided for delivering two or more concurrent streaming media sessions to client devices. In the method, a request is received from a client device to establish a new streaming media session while one or more ongoing streaming media sessions is in progress. A determination is made if... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019723

Distributed optical combining: obi free, power free

Implementing a laser into a system that uses a remote powered combiner or an aggregating combiner (AC) with one or more in-range contributing combiners may provide power to the downstream contributing combiners (CC). The power may be provided on the same fiber that downstream signals and the upstream signals traverse.... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019752

Wireless transmission of network parameters

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may facilitate pairing of a wireless client with an access point (AP). In embodiments, a wireless device such as a bi-directional remote control unit (e.g., Bluetooth, or RF4CE (radio frequency for consumer electronics)) or other device configured to receive and transmit wireless communications may... Arris Enterprises Llc








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