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 new patent  Language merge

Systems and methods are described for processing and interpreting audible commands spoken in one or more languages. Speech recognition systems disclosed herein may be used as a stand-alone speech recognition system or comprise a portion of another content consumption system. A requesting user may provide audio input (e.g., command data)... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

 new patent  System and wireless intercommunication and power delivery

A wireless signal may supply a wireless power signal to a device to power the device for an authentication. If the device is authenticated, the wireless signal may be adjusted to provide power to the device. If the device is not authenticated, the wireless signal may be adjusted to avoid... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

 new patent  Programming insight and analysis

A method is described for obtaining and using viewership data to determine relationships between previous viewership of an episodic program and viewership of future episodes of the program. Aggregating the data may comprise determining missing data points and predicting substitute data points based on past viewership data for the individual... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

 new patent  Device, system and method to provision, configure and operate video generation equipment

A video generation device, system and method. The device, system and method may perform the configuration of the video generation device, and thus may include a configuration file and a file format. The device, system and method may include at least one processing unit communicative with at least one cable... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

System and processing user rights

A system and method for processing entitlement rights are disclosed. The method, in one aspect, provides for storing content at a first time, receiving a request for playback of the content at a second time, and processing a user right associated with the content to authenticate the user right in... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

System and synchronizing timing across multiple streams

Systems and methods of adaptive streaming are discussed. Transcoded copies of a source stream may be aligned with one another such that the independently specified portions of each transcoded stream occur at the same locations within the content. These transcoded copies may be produced by one or more transcoders, whose... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Cell timing in a wireless device and base station

Methods and apparatuses are described for wireless communications. Cells may be grouped into a plurality of cell groups. A time adjustment may be determined and applied to uplink transmission timing of a cell group. A transmission timing difference between a first cell group and a second cell group may be... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Transmit power control in multicarrier communications

Methods and apparatuses are described for wireless communications. Cells may be grouped into a plurality of cell groups. A wireless device may transmit a plurality of preambles. The wireless device may also transmit a packet using a transmission power that is based on a power ramp-up of the preambles.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Network control

Systems and methods for managing a network are disclosed. For example, systems and methods are disclosed for selectively disabling and/or otherwise configuring devices to avoid interference, overlapping service, and/or the like. Signal information for nearby devices can be detected and analyzed to determine device configuration settings.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Systems and methods for data routing management

Methods and systems for data routing management are disclosed. A method can comprise a communication processing system receiving a request directed to an address. The communication processing system can determine performance capabilities of a first logical grouping of computing devices, wherein the first logical grouping of computing devices share the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Optimized content delivery

Data (e.g., images, video, data fields, character strings, logos, etc.) may be analyzed to identify common elements and differentiating elements, and the elements may be respectively transmitted using different streams. For example, if two devices are receiving two video images that are nearly the same, a first data stream comprising... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Location intelligence management system for border security

Collection and analysis of network transaction information which includes the mobile device's usage, location, and movements coupled with data from non-wireless network sources allow for the automation of analysis for the detection of smuggling or other criminal behaviors and tasking of high-accuracy location surveillance.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Almost blank subframe allocation

Aspects relate to allocation of Almost Blank Subframes. According to some embodiments, a plurality of base stations may provide an overlapping coverage area. A first base station may transmit a first message comprising a first subframe allocation repetition period, a first subframe allocation offset, and a first subframe allocation bitmap.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Processing and delivery of segmented video

Self-learning systems process incoming data from sources such broadcast, cable, or IP-driven television and can discover topics that broadly describe the incoming data in real-time. These topics can be used to gather and store metadata from various metadata sources such as social networks. Using the metadata, content delivery systems working... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Methods and systems for content control

Methods and system for providing content are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving a request for data at a first time, wherein the data comprises a first time duration, determining a buffer size based upon the first time duration, and determining a playback window based upon the determined buffer size... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Mobile wifi network

A method, computer-readable medium, and system are provided for managing a dynamic wireless network. An aspect of this invention is to identify the occurrence of an overlap of coverage areas provided by separate wireless access points, at least one of which is mobile.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Steganographic access controls

Various features described herein may allow an authorized user to provide a guest with access to a secured location through use of an encoded image containing steganographically encoded access information. The encoded access information may be recognizable by a security system, and the security system may grant access to the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Security mechanism for an electronic device

According to some aspects, disclosed methods and systems may include determining, by an electronic device, a value associated with a first parameter configured to dynamically change, and displaying, via a user interface, an object corresponding to the value associated with the first parameter. The methods and systems may also include... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Content distribution using ad hoc mesh networks.

Aspects discussed herein relate to systems, apparatuses, and methods for providing content distribution via a breadth-first approach for peer-to-peer file sharing in a temporary ad hoc mesh network. For example, a peer-to-peer orchestrator may receive requests for the same asset from multiple mobile devices, determine which of the mobile devices... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Methods and systems for accessing content

Methods and systems for accessing content are provided. A non-tunable device (e.g., a device without the capability to tune to a particular channel) can access a particular channel via a tunable device (e.g., a device with the capability to tune to the particular channel). A computing device can facilitate content... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Method and system for directing user between captive and open domains

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described for directing users to captive and open domains. The captive domain may include electronically accessible content provided by a service provider and the open domain may include electronically accessible content that is not completely provided by the service provider. A captive domain server may... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Latency-based routing and load balancing in a network

Aspects of the disclosure relate to routing queries to a network repository and load balancing in a network. For a network repository having a plurality of content storage sites, relative replication latency of data among a pair of content storages sites can be monitored. Data indicative of such replication latency... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Voice service routing system for accessibility

Systems and methods for managing network communication are disclosed. Methods and systems can comprise receiving a telephony message having a source address and determining routing information using the source address. A telephony call may be routed using the determined routing information. Such processing may be implemented to route telephony calls... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Transmission of video signals

An apparatus, method, and system are described for transmitting a television program signal. A portion of a local frequency spectrum may be determined to be free, or relatively unused. A user selection of a television program or broadcast programming channel may be received from a program lineup in an electronic... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Non-temporal advertising

Methods and systems are described herein for masking a network disruption. In an aspect, a plurality of advertisements can be stored locally to a user device. In an aspect, the user device can receive content from a network. In an aspect, the network can experience a disruption, wherein the disruption... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Remotely configuring content

A system is presented that comprises a third-party ad provider that serves advertisements to different websites being viewed at a plurality of display devices. The advertisements may be from different advertisers, and may include advertisements from a content service provider. The advertisements from the service provider may include a promotion... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Advertisement tracking

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for determining the efficacy of an advertisement are described herein. A computing device may receive an advertisement from an advertisement server. The computing device may determine advertisement information associated with the presentation of the advertisement. The advertisement information may be sent to the advertisement server.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Address translation

An apparatus, method, system, and computer-readable medium are described for permitting communications between devices complying with different communication protocols or versions. For example, a computing device may store a map indicative of associations between one or more tunnels or channels and one or more destination addresses. In some examples, a... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Delivering content in multiple formats

Content may be received at an edge location in one format, but delivered to a terminal on an access network in another format. The received content may be transcoded at the edge location. The transcoded content may be stored, or immediately delivered. The transcoded content may be fragmented prior to... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Media content redirection

A content delivery server may allow users to redirect browsed content from one system to another. A user may install or activate a plug-in to a browser, such as an Internet browser, and the plug-in may be linked to the user's account on another service. As the user browses content... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

System and presenting content with time based metadata

Systems and methods are described for presenting content with time-based metadata. Methods may comprise transmitting the time-based metadata to a playback device. The time-based metadata may comprise a plurality of time stamps that are triggerable at different points of a timeline of content and one or more of the time... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Methods and systems for matching interests with content

Methods and systems are described for storing content that match topics of interest selected by a user or an automated process. Audio information associated with the content can be extracted, parsed, and grouped into topics. Incoming content with audio information that matches the topics of interest selected can be stored... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Moveable storage

A system for storing and moving data based on the location of a user or a change in location of a user is described herein. Data associated with a user may be stored at one or more storage devices associated with a location of the user. Some or all of... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Transmitting signals using directional diversity over a network

Methods and systems are disclosed for using a common frequency spectrum for simultaneous upstream and downstream communications in a network by implementing directional diversity techniques. Non-reciprocal coupling devices, such as circulators, may be configured in the network to provide unidirectional transmission of each signal to prevent interference. In some embodiments,... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

Streaming and downloading of content

Methods, apparatuses, systems, and software are described for providing content to a device comprising streaming content and sending content in a non-streaming manner (e.g., by downloading a file containing the content). In some aspects, switching between streaming and downloading may be performed in a dynamic manner during presentation of the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332253

Systems and methods for providing services

Systems and methods for providing services are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving data having a first format and transmitting the data to a first device. The method may also comprise detecting a second device, automatically recognizing a supported second format of the detected second device, converting the data to... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332289

Beamforming signaling in a wireless network

Methods, apparatus, and systems for wireless communications are described. Example methods, devices, and systems are described that utilize a precoding matrix indicator (PMI) computed based at least in part on first signals received via a first cell and on second signals received via a second cell. Information in a measurement... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332304

Data routing for ofdm transmissions

Methods and systems are described for causing orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmission of various portions of data via various nodes. For example, a first portion of the data may be transmitted, via a first node and using OFDM, to at least a second node. It may be determined that... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332408

Primary and secondary cell group configuration

A wireless device receives at least one control message comprising configuration parameters of a plurality of cells grouped into at least a first cell group and a second cell group. The first cell group comprises a first reference cell. The second cell group comprises a second reference cell. The at... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332415

Determining a location of a device for calling via an access point

Methods and systems for facilitating a voice over packet (VoP) call involving a VoP device are disclosed.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170322992

Distributed data access control

Systems for distributed controlled access to data stored across a plurality of sources are disclosed. A plurality of content providers maintain user databases. A first distributed database contains a master identifier for each user of each content provider. Stored in relation to the master identifier are the locations of the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170324659

Ascertaining per-hop network characteristics

A tool that may be used for querying and obtaining per-hop information along a network path, and/or for verifying the host name of each hop against a data repository such as the DNS. The query and response may be transmitted in, e.g., the destination options header of data packets, such... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170324985

System, device and transrating file based assets

A video transrater, and a transrater system and method. The transrater system and method may select an optimal bit rate from among a plurality of available bit rates in order to obtain a particular video quality and/or format.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170325054

Methods and systems for service transfer

Methods and systems for service transfer are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving a service at a first/current user device, detecting a movement of the first user device, determining a direction of the movement, and requesting the service be provided to a second/target user device in the direction of... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170325078

Text alternative to established voice call session

Methods and systems are described wherein an initiating device sends a communication requesting a voice call session with a recipient device. In response, the initiating device receives a communication indicating that the initiating device can provide a text message instead of establishing the voice call session. In some cases, the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170325188

Wireless communication system and method

Methods and apparatuses are described for wireless communications. Cells may be grouped into a plurality of cell groups. A base station may transmit a first message to a wireless device via a primary cell group. The first message may indicate information associated with content stored at one or more servers.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/02/17 / #20170316185

Streamlined digital rights management

A streamlined workflow for digital rights management (DRM) licensing for content such as media assets is achieved via an authentication server establishing an authenticated session that is referenced by other processes, whereby a content grant may include a key to desired encrypted content with a portion of the content or... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/02/17 / #20170318059

Single pass load balancing and session persistence in packet networks

Methods and systems for performing load balancing and session persistence in IP (e.g., IPv6) networks are described herein. Some aspects relate to a destination options extension header that may be used to store load balancing session persistence option (LBSPO) data, including a client identifier and a server identifier for each... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

11/02/17 / #20170318569

Carrier information transmission to wireless devices

Methods, apparatuses, and systems for wireless communications are described. A base station may send a message with configuration parameters to a wireless device, and the configuration parameters may be for at least two different types of carriers used for communications.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310713

Establishing and managing connections for real time communications

Methods and systems related to supporting real time communications are disclosed. In one type of a real time communication session, prior to an offer and acceptance to perform real time communications, a communication channel may be established between a caller device and a callee device. Information related to addresses of... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170309277

Voice enabled screen reader

In some embodiments, a system may process a user interface to identify textual or graphical items in the interface, and may prepare a plurality of audio files containing spoken representations of the items. As the user navigates through the interface, different ones of the audio files may be selected and... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310787

Resource request management

A resource management system may use information regarding the bandwidth status of a downstream communication path to determine what portion of queued content should be sent in the current available bandwidth timeslot. In some embodiments, multiple versions of the same requested content may be available, and the system may select... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170311042

Delivery of content

Examples of systems are described herein in which an item of content may be delivered to multiple devices within a group of devices at the same time while reducing bandwidth consumption. Such systems may also allow for attractive pricing and features that may encourage more users to consume the item... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170311213

Carrier configuration in wireless networks

Methods and apparatuses are described for wireless communications. Cells may be grouped into a plurality of cell groups. A handover of a wireless device may be performed, and one or more configuration parameters of a cell associated with the wireless device may be maintained.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/19/17 / #20170300289

Dynamic equalizer

Methods, computing devices, and systems that apply equalization settings for particular audio devices based on a content audio profile. A computing device may detect at least one audio device connected to the computing device and request a device sound profile of the at least one audio device from a database... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/19/17 / #20170302527

Device provisioning

The disclosure relates to provisioning end devices, such as wireless end devices. In one aspect, a wireless end device may be provisioned with a backend system without requiring a user to enter information to connect the wireless end device to a local wireless network. Moreover, the wireless end device may... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/19/17 / #20170302597

Remote latency adjustment

A method and system may allow for adjusting network latency experienced by a user. A first computing device may send a request to adjust the latency experienced by a terminal associated with a user. The request may be received at a second computing device which may identify a buffer size... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/19/17 / #20170302732

Dynamic content packaging

To be accessed on different media players, requested content must be delivered in a format that is supported by the requesting device. A dynamic content packager for encrypting and packaging requested content for different requesting devices at the time of consumption is disclosed.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/19/17 / #20170303233

Mapping and bridging wireless networks to provide better service

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for providing service to access nodes are presented. In some embodiments, a computing device may generate a geographical coverage map comprising a plurality of wireless access nodes respectively at a plurality of geographic locations and a wireless coverage range for each wireless access node.... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/12/17 / #20170293752

Detecting unauthorized devices

Methods and systems are disclosed that, in some aspects, provide for receiving a provisioning request from a requesting device, and identifying one or more other devices proximate to or co-located with the requesting device. The methods and systems may include determining a location and other information of the one or... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/12/17 / #20170295396

Apparatus and recording content

Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for switching streams in response to detecting a start trigger are presented. A program's start trigger indicating that the program is upcoming may be detected on a first stream, and in response to detecting the start trigger on the first stream, a second stream... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289207

System and admission control of a communication session

Described herein are methods and systems for admission control of a communication session over a communication network. The methods and systems of the present disclosure may comprise determining whether a communication session originates from an originating device that is part of an autodialing system. If the communication session does originate... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289223

Aligning content packager instances

Methods and systems for managing content are disclosed. As an example, a plurality of content fragment of a content asset may be generated and a plurality of time stamps may be associated with each of the plurality of fragments. A first time stamp may indicate a time a respective one... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289601

Camera cloud recording

Systems and methods for dynamic communication and control of devices associated with a premises are disclosed. The systems and methods may include a device such as a camera that may be configured via configuration service to capture video of a premises and to transmit segments of the captured video having... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289486

Methods and systems for environmental noise compensation

Some aspects of the disclosure relate to a system and methods for monitoring an audio signal that may comprise one or more device audio components, e.g., from a device presenting content and an ambient audio component. The system can determine the ambient audio component of the audio signal, and can... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

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10/05/17 / #20170290074

Methods and systems for connecting to a wireless network

Systems and methods are described for connecting to a wireless network. In an aspect, when a wireless device is brought to an area in which two wireless networks are accessible, for example a public network and a private network, the device can reject a connection to the public network and... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/28/17 / #20170273259

Automated control system

Aspects of the disclosure relate to a method that may include receiving a watering restriction for a location, detecting that a sprinkler controller is associated with a property within the location, and transmitting, to the sprinkler controller, the watering restriction. Additionally, a method may include receiving, at a sprinkler controller,... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/28/17 / #20170279653

Connecting devices to networks

Illustrative aspects described herein relate to assisting wireless devices, such as dependent devices, in connecting to an access point or associated wireless network. Dependent wireless devices may lack user interfaces, which may make it difficult for a user to input credentials for accessing the access point directly from the wireless... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272818

Methods and systems for dynamic content modification

An example method can comprise receiving content for presentation at a user device. The content can comprise a plurality of sections, and each section can comprise a video portion and an audio portion. The user device can also receive content metadata regarding one or more features of the content, where... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272979

Network based control of wireless communications

Systems for network based control of wireless gateway communications are described. Each network wireless gateway and secondary network device may collect parameters and data regarding communications with connected wireless devices. The collected data may be aggregated at a Network Traffic Scheduler (“NTS”), which may use the data to identify conflicts... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264445

Control of multicast content distribution

A local router stores a content distribution map that specifies a plurality of permitted multicast groups. The local router receives communications from user devices on an access-network side of the local router. Those received communications identify multicast groups for which user devices wish to receive data. The local router ascertains... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264968

Policy based transcoding

Methods and systems are disclosed for providing video content in response to requests in a content delivery system with more speed and efficiency. In some aspects, network monitoring devices may gather content specific and network performance metrics, from user devices and content delivery components, to provide input to a computing... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257261

Methods and systems for providing alternate content

Methods and systems for providing alternate content are disclosed. An example method can comprise determining a failure condition of a content stream. A channel identifier can be determined for the content stream, and alternate content streams associated with the channel identifier can be determined. The alternate content streams can be... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257410

Determining points of interest in a content item

Aspects discussed herein relate to systems, apparatuses, and methods to identify, in near real-time, points of interest of viewers of a content item concurrently being transmitted in a linear stream to the viewers. A point of interest may refer to a segment of the content item that caused a surge... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257446

Delivering notification information

Methods and systems are disclosed for delivery of notification messaging in an IP network. A multicast gateway may receive manifest files and segments of programming content for retrieval by a client device. The multicast gateway may receive segments of a notification message and modify information in the manifest file to... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257678

Determining advertisement locations based on customer interaction

A system may determine the locations of advertisements and advertisement placement opportunities based on user interactions. User interactions may correspond to scene changes in the content item. Events such as tune outs and fast forwarding may indicate that a content item has begun or ended, or that an advertisement section... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170251233

Digital transport adapter

One or more computing devices may be configured to identify information corresponding to a program change request associated with a multi-program data transmission. The information may comprise at least a link to a desired program within the multi-program data transmission. The one or more computing devices may communicate the link... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170251440

Resource control for network devices

Methods and systems for managing power consumption of network devices are disclosed. An example method can comprise detecting a triggering condition and reducing functionality of a network device based on detecting the triggering condition. The method can comprise detecting, at the network device, a user device, restoring functionality of the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170251488

Network scheduling for improved reliability

Methods and systems for managing communications among network devices are disclosed. An example method can comprise determining a time window for transmission based on a scheduling protocol. The scheduling protocol can specify time windows for using corresponding wireless protocols to transmit signals. Different wireless protocols can be associated with different... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244725

Distributed content uploading and validation

In accordance with one or more embodiments, aspects of the disclosure provide efficient, effective, and convenient ways of uploading and authenticating content. In particular, a user device may receive validating information from a wireless networking device. The user or client device may record a content item, and may insert a... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

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08/24/17 / #20170244729

Security monitoring at operating system kernel level

Methods and apparatus for real-time security monitoring on a computing device are presented. A system may define privileges to access hardware interfaces for each process of a plurality of processes executing on a computing device. The privileges may be defined in a privileged operating system level that controls root access... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244986

Providing enhanced content based on user interactions

Some of the various features described herein include providing an enhanced view of content. Some content may be cropped or edited for general transmission, and a primary- or second-screen device may be used to receive and view additional views or portions of content that may otherwise be unavailable. For example,... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245025

Origination and destination based routing

One or more aspects of the disclosure relate to various functions and processes related to routing of calls based on origination and/or destination information. In one aspect, a method may comprise receiving a request for a call session, and the request may include an indicator that may indicate whether to... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245105

Systems and methods for low energy beacon management

Methods and systems are disclosed relating to proximity detection of devices and targeted information services, such as information campaigns. Disclosed methods provide targeted campaigns to a user, such as targeted campaigns to presentation devices based on proximity of user devices near the information devices. Other methods provide targeted campaigns across... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245106

Proximity detection and targeted communications

Methods and systems are disclosed relating to proximity detection of devices and targeted information services, such as information campaigns. Disclosed methods provide targeted campaigns to a user, such as targeted campaigns to presentation devices based on proximity of user devices near the information devices. Other methods provide targeted campaigns across... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245136

Cognitive roaming support

Methods and systems are described for generating and utilizing a pattern of association. The pattern of association can comprise information that indicates to which of a plurality of network devices one or more mobile devices are likely to connect. The pattern of association can comprise information that indicates an order... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170245201

Ssid broadcast management to support priority of broadcast

Systems, methods, or apparatus may comprise a computing device to transmit a first plurality of beacon frames, where each beacon frame includes a first network identifier, and a second plurality of beacon frames, where each beacon frame includes a different second network identifier. Further, the computing device may also cause... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237615

Configuring network devices

Systems and methods for configuring network devices are provided. According to some aspects, a computing device may receive status information regarding network usage by a network device. The computing device may receive an identifier of the network device. A determination may be made to alter a first communication ability of... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170238054

Application triggering

An apparatus, method, system and computer-readable medium are disclosed for, in one aspect, determining when a trigger, such as an application trigger, should be generated. In some embodiments, the application trigger may be generated when a frame included in a feed (e.g., a content feed) matches a specified or indicated... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170238239

Systems and methods for prioritizing service set identifiers on a wireless access point

Systems and methods for managing a network are disclosed. One method can comprise causing transmission of a first beacon and a second beacon associated with available networks. After receiving a first request associated with the first beacon, the first request may be suppressed. Thereafter a second request may be received... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170228025

Tremor correction for gesture recognition

Motion detection computing devices may have difficulty determining precise motions of a user who suffers from unintended movement, such as tremors, associated with a physical or medical condition. Aspects described herein relate to motion compensation for detected motion input, e.g., 3D motion, from such users. As described herein, a system... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170228762

Responsive advertisements

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for providing responsive advertisements are described herein. In some embodiments, a computing device may send a presentation including multiple advertisements to a user device. The computing device may receive an indication that an advertisement has been overlaid by a window and may, in response,... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170228774

Collection analysis and use of viewer behavior

Aspects discussed herein relate to systems, apparatuses, and methods to determine when a user remains engaged or stops paying attention to a content item. In response, a snapshot of the user's activity and environment may be obtained to ascertain the reason the user stopped paying attention. If the user stopped... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230096

Beamforming codeword exchange between base stations

Methods, apparatus, and systems for wireless communications are disclosed. A first base station may be configured to receive, from a second base station, one or more messages. The messages may include downlink beamforming information elements for a downlink cell. Each downlink beamforming information element of the plurality of downlink beamforming... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230502

Data and call routing and forwarding

A system and method for determining an order in which to communicate with a list of numbers and/or addresses for a particular contact is disclosed. Each caller that communicates with the contact may specify a different order for the contact's various phone numbers and other addresses. A communication management system... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

08/03/17 / #20170222902

Adaptive buffer control

A method, device, computer readable medium, and system are disclosed that in one aspect may calculate a data rate and a latency of a packet flowing through a buffer, compare the data rate to a provisioned data rate, compare the latency to a threshold, and adapt a size of the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

07/27/17 / #20170213447

Methods for monitoring security

Methods are disclosed that, in some aspects, provide detecting an alarm event, determining whether the alarm event is a deviation from predefined criteria, and transmitting an alert notification to users of the security system if the alarm event is a deviation from the predefined criteria. The predefined criteria may relate... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

07/27/17 / #20170214974

Controlling networked media capture devices

Disclosed embodiments allow media players and other electronic devices that operate under a first protocol to control the media capture devices that operate with a second protocol which may not be configurable to communicate with the first protocol. In one embodiment of the disclosure, a network device may store and/or... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208005

Flow-based load balancing

Methods and apparatuses are described for virtualizing routing of network traffic by offloading routing decisions to a controller in communication with a plurality of network devices. For load balancing applications, the controller may make up-front decisions as to both destination and route, rather than wait until traffic has been routed... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208134

Connection manager

Systems and methods are described for monitoring, maintaining, and selecting one or more network connections. One or more network connections may be selected based on preferences. A connection manager may create a consistent access point for connecting devices. The connection manager may manage transmissions between the devices and the one... Comcast Cable Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208321

Methods and systems for displaying content

Disclosed are methods and systems for displaying content. In an aspect, a plurality of content items can be displayed on one user device according to user preference. An example method can comprise positioning a first set of pixels associated with a user device so that first content displayed via the... Comcast Cable Communications Llc








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