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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 at certain times. ... 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 may include a clip unlocking mechanism, a pcb pickup mechanism, a shifter, one or more lifters, and one or more overhead conveyors.. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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). ... 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 a highest available bit rate. ... 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 the leaf nodes. The partitioning at any depth can use asymmetric binary partitioning to split a child node represented by a leaf node into two or three child nodes of unequal size, representing the child nodes as leaf nodes in a binary tree branching from the parent leaf node and coding the child nodes represented by final leaf nodes of the binary tree with jvet, wherein further partitioning of child nodes split from leaf nodes via asymmetric binary partitioning may be restricted depending on the partitioning type of the parent node.. ... 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 using asymmetric binary partitioning to split a coding unit represented by a quadtree leaf node into two child coding units of unequal size, representing the two child coding units as leaf nodes in a binary tree branching from the quadtree leaf node and coding the child coding units represented by leaf nodes of the binary tree with jvet, wherein further partitioning of child coding units split from quadtree leaf nodes via asymmetric binary partitioning is disallowed.. . ... 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 of intra prediction modes for calculating a prediction pixel p[x,y] at coordinate x,y for the coding unit. A number of intra prediction modes available for coding the coding unit are reduced by replacing two or more non-weighted intra prediction modes by a weighted intra prediction mode.. ... 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 as one or more of the plurality of reference lines to generate at least one predictor for the intra direction mode. ... 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 nodes. The partitioning at any depth can use asymmetric binary partitioning to split a child node represented by a leaf node into two child coding units of unequal size, representing the two child coding units as leaf nodes in a binary tree branching from the parent leaf node and coding the child coding units represented by final leaf nodes of the binary tree with jvet. ... 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 nodes. The partitioning at any depth can use asymmetric binary partitioning to split a node represented by a leaf node into two child nodes of unequal size, representing the two child nodes as leaf nodes in a binary tree branching from the parent leaf node and coding the child nodes represented by final leaf nodes of the binary tree with jvet, wherein further partitioning of child nodes split from leaf nodes via asymmetric binary partitioning is allowed recursively along the same branch in any order with symmetric partitioning.. ... 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 modes that includes at least one weighted intra direction mode that corresponds to a non-weighted intra direction mode. ... 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 of the transcoded segment of the data asset from the server to the client over a communication channel, generating an estimate of a bandwidth of the communications channel at least in part from information acknowledging reception of at least the first fragment of the transcoded segment of the data asset by the client, generating adaptive transcoding parameters at least in part from an estimate of a bandwidth of the communications channel, the estimate generated at the server, transcoding a further segment of the data asset according to the adaptive transcoding parameters, and transmitting the further segment of the data asset.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/30/17 / #20170346641

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 and the encrypted software image is distributed to all devices which have the capability of running that software. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339437

Method and apparatus for 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 of content from the previous block and the other from the start of the new block, with the sums of the two chunks approximately equal to the target duration, improving manifest and chunk cadence creation. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339405

System and method for 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 intra prediction mode can be reduced based on a increased probability of a predetermined subset of intra prediction modes.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339404

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, the search window being adjacent to the cu template, generating a plurality of candidate prediction templates based on pixel values in the search window, each of the plurality of candidate prediction templates being generated using different intra prediction modes, calculating a matching cost between the cu template and each of the plurality of candidate prediction templates, selecting an intra prediction mode that generated the candidate prediction template that had the lowest matching cost relative to the cu template, and generating a prediction cu for the current decoding position based on the intra prediction mode.. . ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/23/17 / #20170338958

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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332112

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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/16/17 / #20170331556

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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/16/17 / #20170330041

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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/09/17 / #20170324386

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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

11/09/17 / #20170323120

Method and apparatus for 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 protection to applications that is compatible with standard code signing and verification methods, and ensures that software cannot be tampered with either statically or dynamically without detection.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/26/17 / #20170311271

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 circuitry performs access point management including: communicating with a separate apparatus that provides another wireless access point to the network; performing a determination as to whether shutdown of the wireless access point of the separate apparatus is appropriate; and sending a shutdown instruction to the separate apparatus if shutdown is determined to be appropriate, the shutdown instruction being an instruction to cause the separate apparatus to shut down a wireless access point radio in the separate apparatus.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/26/17 / #20170311269

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 second access point, and determines whether the first signal quality level is higher or lower than a second quality level, i.e., the level from the second access point, transfers a streaming session to the second access point if the first signal quality level is lower than second signal quality level. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/26/17 / #20170308453

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. ... 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 more devices request synchronization of a piece of content following a request by a first device for synchronization of the same piece of content. ... 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 content. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289272

Content streaming apparatus for 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 the other content streaming apparatus to instruct the other content streaming apparatus to reserve a tuner in advance of a transfer of the streaming session. The gateway streaming manager receives a tuner reservation confirmation from the other content streaming apparatus, and sends an alternate streaming notification to the client device. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 point may identify a station by retrieving attribute information carried by a probe request that is output from the station. ... 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 an rf information-carrying signal. ... 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. ... 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

09/07/17 / #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 may be created and stored at the access point. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257380

Method and apparatus for 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. ... 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. ... 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 second access point situated within a remote subscriber premise that is stronger than the radio signal received by the client device from the first access point, the client device can cause configuration information associated with the first access point to be delivered to the second access point. ... 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 still-shot, the user in some circumstances would be able to continue to see a segment of the processed content information.. ... 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 / #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 between the dpu and the plurality of modems, and at least one network expander present between the dpu and a subset of the plurality of modems. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

08/31/17 / #20170249521

Automatic video comparison of the output of a video decoder

The automatic video comparison system for measuring the quality of decoded data described herein provides a method for measuring the quality of decoded data at the level of sub-units of a unit of data, for instance at the level of sub-blocks of a video frame. The system can therefore locate defects that may not otherwise be detected by an automated system that measures quality at the level of the entire frame. ... 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 from a fan into a linear flow, thereby increasing the cross-sectional air flow distribution throughout the device being cooled. ... 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 without a bandwidth penalty and a modest penalty in noise performance that results in an snr that is much better than traditional optical combining techniques that are followed by a single detector. ... 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 screen with lines polarized in different directions, and a timing signal is output to polarized active shutter glasses such that one lens allows polarized light for lines copied from the original input frame to pass through the lens and be visible to a wearer while the other lens blocks the added noise lines from the wearer's view.. ... 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 information including positional information and/or referential information, wherein the positional information is inserted at key locations identified with a pts value, and wherein the referential information refers to a position in the ip stream or the ad stream, the referential information including either a pts value or a frame count.. ... 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 and/or configuration of encoder and associating target bitrates with need parameter values, receiving a need parameter value at the smc from each encoder in the heterogeneous encoder pool, determining a target bitrate associated with each need parameter value received at the smc, by looking up target bitrates for each need parameter on mapping curves specific to each encoder in the heterogeneous encoder pool, and sending the target bitrate from the smc to each encoder in the heterogeneous encoder pool in a bitrate assignment.. ... 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 broadcast from the access point, and when a client device from the list attempts to connect to a public service set broadcast from the access point, the access point may deny the client device's attempt to connect to the public service set. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 metadata is provided for lower resolution formats, such as mpeg4. ... 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. ... 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 operation to the pvr, a unique and abbreviated representation of the original copy of the asset would be made for the transfer. ... 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 at which playback was paused, determining a remaining playback time, determining a remaining download time, selecting an offset time, determining a wait time, determining a resume time, and waiting to resume playback at least until the download point reaches the resume time.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

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 media described herein provide for a quick generation of a layout without the need to draw detailed floor plans of a premise. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208335

Encoding video data according to target decoding device decoding complexity

A method and system is provided for encoding video data according to target decoding device complexity. One embodiment is evidenced by a method of encoding video data for decoding on a target decoding device having parallel processing, comprising: receiving uncoded video data, computing a relationship between each of a plurality of encoding parameters and target decoding device decoding costs, selecting encoding parameters to minimize encoding costs, wherein the encoding costs include the target decoding device decoding costs, and encoding the uncoded video data according to the selected encoding parameters.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208332

Multistage panic rate control scheme for encoders

A method of encoding video is provides encoding of panic scenes efficiently. The method includes receiving an input video at an encoder, reviewing lookahead information from a second encoder that processed the input video ahead of the encoder that indicates positions of panic scenes within the input video that caused the second encoder to enter a panic encoding mode during which it skipped the encoding of frames, entering a pre-panic stage with the encoder ahead of said panic scenes, entering a semi-panic stage with the encoder during the panic scenes when it produces a bitstream having a number of bits exceeding a predetermined data size within an encoder buffer, and entering a full panic stage when the semi-panic stage does not bring the number of bits in the bitstream below the predetermined data size.. ... 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

07/20/17 / #20170206933

Systems and methods for indexing media streams for navigation and trick play control

Systems and methods are provided that allow for media stream indexing and frame tagging for trick mode playback and navigation of digital video. A method of indexing a media stream is disclosed. ... 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 keyed to prevent tampering or unauthorized connection of an external hard drive. ... 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 more precise overall gain and to maintain adequate signal levels. ... 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 respective increase of basic ifft size by factor a. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/15/17 / #20170171545

Method to encode video with close multiple scene changes

A video encoding method is provided when three scenes are separated by two closely spaced scene changes. For scene changes spaced greater than a threshold, scene changes are programmed with i frames in a normal fashion. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

06/01/17 / #20170155913

System and method for selectively compressing images

. . A system and method for characterizing the sensitivity of image data to compression. After a video signal is transformed to the frequency domain, statistical data regarding a video signal or frame of a video signal can be calculated. ... 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; and a plurality of customer premises equipment coupled to the customer premises equipment controller, each of the plurality of customer premises equipment having an adjustable optical transmitter wavelength, wherein each of the plurality of customer premises equipment is in bidirectional communication with the customer premises equipment controller to prevent optical beat interference by dynamically managing the adjustable optical transmitter wavelength of each of the plurality of customer premises equipment.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/18/17 / #20170142493

Interference reduction for upstream signals in communication networks

Particular embodiments identify customer premise equipment (cpe) in a subscriber's premises that may potentially cause interference with other devices. For example, the interference may occur within an interfering spectrum where an interfering cpe transmits upstream in a frequency band that is the downstream frequency band for other customer premise equipment, such as legacy cpes. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/18/17 / #20170142479

Creating hash values indicative of differences in images

A computer implemented method for hashing an image is provided that includes: receiving a reference image frame; deriving an array of reference hash values to represent the reference image frame, wherein the array of reference hash values includes a first reference hash value, a second reference hash value, and a third reference hash value; receiving an test image frame; deriving an array of hash values to represent the test image frame, wherein the array of hash values includes a first test hash value, a second test hash value, and a third test hash value; subtracting the array of test hash values representing the test image frame from the array of reference hash values representing the reference image frame to produce a delta array, wherein the delta array is indicative of an area where the test image frame differs from the reference image frame.. . ... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/18/17 / #20170141555

Fastener, shield, and corresponding systems and methods

A system (100) includes a threaded boss (101) defining a central axis (104), a metal panel (102), and a fastener (103) to couple the metal panel to the threaded boss. The fastener includes a threaded shaft (105) terminating at a paddle (106), which can be oblong. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

05/04/17 / #20170126402

Internet of things (iot) method for 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

04/27/17 / #20170118513

Advertisement display based on channel switch

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate selective advertisement display based on a channel switch. When a channel switch from a first channel to a second channel is initiated at a set-top box (stb), the stb may identify one or more properties associated with the second channel. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/20/17 / #20170111253

Identifying potential data transfer interruption at wireless client device

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate the output of an alert to a client device informing a user of a potential disruption to a data transfer at a client device. An access point may monitor the data rate of a data transfer session with a station, determine a minimum data transfer rate threshold for the data transfer session, and output an alert to the station when the data rate of the transfer session drops below the minimum data transfer rate threshold. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/20/17 / #20170111249

Detection and management of error conditions for wirelessly delivered multimedia content

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the identification of multimedia content playback errors at a client device. Methods, systems, and computer readable media described herein are operable to monitor for packet loss and underflow conditions at a client device, alert instances of packet loss and/or underflow conditions, and initiate troubleshooting of problems in the delivery of content from an access point to the client device. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/20/17 / #20170111244

Band steering using deep packet inspection

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate client device band steering based upon deep packet inspection information. An access point may be configured to steer one or more client devices from a low frequency band to a high frequency band, and vice versa, based on the status of the low frequency band and/or high frequency band and the client devices associated with the bands. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/20/17 / #20170109436

Apparatus and method for providing alerts for network device errors and for resolving network device errors

The device alert system includes a home gateway coupled to multiple customer premises equipment (cpe) devices. The home gateway monitors communications among the gateway and the cpe devices to detect errors and/or issues arising from use of the gateway or cpe devices. ... 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 with a greater range of distances than appointment time windows having a relatively smaller amount of available worker capacity. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/06/17 / #20170099514

Gateway multi-view video stream processing for second-screen content overlay

Particular embodiments use a multi-view coding (mvc) extension to provide second-screen content along with the first-screen content. In one embodiment, a head-end multiplexes the first-screen content with the second-screen content into a single content stream. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/06/17 / #20170098254

Dynamic generation and layout of media assets in a campaign management system

Particular embodiments take first screen media assets and can derive second screen appropriate media assets. Then, particular embodiments may determine a target application for the second screen media assets. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

04/06/17 / #20170098246

Asset orchestration across multiple device types, media spaces, and time

Particular embodiments provide a system to support orchestration of media assets that are delivered across multiple media spaces, time, and multiple device types in a coordinated manner. The system exposes a sequence of media assets to a user under media space, time, and device constraints. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/30/17 / #20170094601

Electronic apparatus having a first radio, and a second low power radio for waking the first radio

An electronic apparatus used with a separate electronic device, and including: a first radio that wirelessly communicates with the electronic device at a first transmission power in a first power range according to a first wireless protocol; and a second radio that wirelessly communicates the electronic device at a second transmission power in a second power range, that is lower than the first power range, according to a second wireless protocol. The electronic apparatus includes a control circuit that determines whether the first radio is in a power-down state or a power-up state, determines whether a predetermined condition exists, powers-down the first radio when the predetermined condition exists, determines whether a predetermined message is received by the second radio, and powers-up the first radio when it is determined that the predetermined message is received while the first radio is in the power-down state.. ... 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 dns response that includes a pre-configured redirect address. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085947

System and method for video mosaic

A system and method is provided that enables a viewer to view all the available content on a mosaic display, even when advertisements would otherwise prevent a viewer from doing so. Whenever a channel is displaying non-program content, the mosaic may instead display pre-recorded content for the current program on that channel prior to the ad-period.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085933

Advertising detection in adaptive bitrate streaming

A method of handling advertisements in an adaptive bitrate stream is provided. The method includes the steps of receiving an adaptive bitrate stream playlist listing chunk identifiers pointing to a plurality of media chunks, analyzing the playlist to find one or more advertising chunks, modifying the adaptive bitrate stream playlist with a client device when the client device has been set to skip advertisements by deleting chunk identifiers associated with advertising chunks from the playlist, retrieving and playing back media chunks according to the playlist, and setting a no-trick-play flag at the client device during playback of the one or more advertising chunks when the client device has not been set to skip advertisements, such that trick-plays through and over media chunks are allowed when the no-trick-play flag is not set and are not allowed when the no-trick-play flag is set.. ... 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 slice includes a header element indicating whether the b slice is a reference slice. ... 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 color gamut content within the elementary stream.. . ... 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 hdr video from the color values, wherein the hdr adaptation operations convert color values into a format expected by the fixed post-processing operations.. . ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085889

System and method for 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 reshaping transfer function is used to generate the hdr video data by applying decoded video data values to the reshaping transfer function.. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

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 generate the sdr video data. The generated tone map describes the transformation as the multiplication of each hdr pixel in the hdr video data by a scalar to generate the sdr video data. ... 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 to a code signing server, receiving a signed code image at the code signing client from the code signing server, storing the signed code image in a restricted memory, invoking a software repository client at the proxy machine, and sending the signed code image from the restricted memory location to a software repository.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/16/17 / #20170078712

Dynamic bandwidth allocation for non-real time operations

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate dynamic bandwidth allocation for non-real time operations. The processing of real time operations may be prioritized over the processing of non-real time operations by reducing the amount of device resources and bandwidth that are allocated to non-real time operations. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/16/17 / #20170078294

Password input method for 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 a simple one button device, or even a no-button device that is part of the internet of things (iot) standard. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/16/17 / #20170078096

Set top box with sharing of external hard disk drive

An audio/video content management apparatus, for use with an external hard drive, includes a control circuit that performs a trust token generation operation. The trust token generation operation includes obtaining first identification information and hard drive identification information, encrypting and combining the first identification information and the hard drive identification information as a trust token, and sending the trust token to the external hard drive. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/09/17 / #20170070440

Packet prioritization based on client device feedback

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate dynamic packet prioritization for delivery of content to multiple devices. Methods, systems, and computer readable media described herein are operable to prioritize packet delivery to a plurality of client devices based upon feedback received from the client devices, wherein the feedback includes buffer status information associated with the client devices. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/02/17 / #20170064384

Unique protection of recorded content

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate a unique protection of recorded content. A central device may be configured to establish and maintain associations between unique passwords and one or more individual recordings. ... 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 sdr values that, when converted for display on the target sdr display, are substantially similar to sdr values in the reference sdr master, converting hdr values from the hdr master into sdr values using the color volume transform, generating metadata items that identifies the color volume transform to decoders, and encoding the sdr values into a bitstream.. . ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

03/02/17 / #20170063669

Automatic recovery from impaired data path

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the recovery of a failed data path. A determination may be made that one or more channels have become unavailable to a central device. ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/16/17 / #20170048596

System and method for 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 multimedia assets of the obtained audio signature and the matching audio signatures, and determining whether the time period of the multimedia asset contains an advertisement based on the comparison of the programming data of the multimedia assets of the obtained audio signature and the one or more matching audio signatures. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/16/17 / #20170048580

Back-end content analysis system to initiate second-screen confirmation

Particular embodiments provide a hybrid approach to confirming a presence of the second-screen device in a same location as a first-screen device. In one embodiment, a trigger phase and a confirmation phase are used to confirm the presence of the second-screen device in a physical proximity to the first-screen device. ... 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). ... 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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041682

Method and apparatus for 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. ... 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 series of stages based on a comparison of a cost value for each intra prediction mode at that stage against a threshold value, tentatively assigning the remaining intra prediction with the lowest cost value after the final stage to the block, calculating a heterogeneity index for each group of contiguous intra prediction blocks based on the tentative intra prediction mode selected for each block after the final stage, and finalizing the tentative intra prediction mode for each block if the group has a heterogeneity index above a predetermined threshold value.. ... 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 bitrate less than the bandwidth headroom, and presenting the contextual information to users while playing the audio-only variant.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/02/17 / #20170034807

Utilizing active or passive buffered data metrics to mitigate streaming data interuption during dynamic channel change operations

A wireless access point device including a network interface configured to communicate with a content provider server through a network, a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with a client device through an antenna, and a processor. The processor is coupled to and configured to control the network interface and the wireless transceiver, to cause the wireless access point device to receive data from the content provider server, stream the data to the client device over a first channel of a plurality of channels, determine that a buffer of the client device has sufficient buffered data having been received over the first channel so that output of streamed data via the client device can continue during a channel scan, and scan a second channel of the plurality of channels, whereby the output of the streamed data via the client device continues during the scan of the second channel.. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

02/02/17 / #20170034261

Consolidation and monitoring of consumed content

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the generation of an interface showing content being consumed by a group of devices. A central device may gather secondary streams of content consumed by each device within the group of devices, and the secondary streams may be used to generate an interface comprising thumbnails showing content consumed by the device associated with the respective thumbnail. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/26/17 / #20170027085

Electronics cooling system and corresponding devices and methods

An electronics cooling system includes a housing (101) defining four quadrants (110,111,112,113) with a front face (102) defining an air inlet (301) in the first quadrant and a rear face (203) defining an air exhaust (401) in the second quadrant. A first plenum (701) is disposed adjacent to the air inlet, while a second plenum (702) is disposed adjacent to the air exhaust. ... 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. The example methods apply one or more color space conversions, and a perceptual transfer functions to the data prior to quantization. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026315

Power efficiency improvement in network equipment using service group consolidation

Particular embodiments provide systems and methods to reduce the average power consumption per subscriber. Particular embodiments select windows of time when network components are under-utilized by subscribers of the network. ... 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 be used to download network parameters such as a target service set identifier (ssid), wps pin/passphrase code, and/or other information from the ap and then use the same wireless device to download the network parameters from the wireless device to a client device. ... 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 / #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. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019445

Systems and methods for providing dlna streaming to client devices

Provided herein are systems and methods that allow for converting dynamic adaptive streaming over http (dash) or http live streaming (hls) to digital living network alliance (dlna).. . ... 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. ... 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 both single carrier quadrature amplitude modulation (sc-qam) transmissions and ofdma upstream transmissions. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/05/17 / #20170006348

Set-top box user interface for internet of things devices

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate the monitoring and control of one or more network devices via a user interface. One or more network devices capable of communicating with a client device, such as a set-top box (stb) may output a message to the stb upon the occurrence of a predetermined alarm event. ... Arris Enterprises Llc

01/05/17 / #20170004420

Worker venturing coefficent for workforce routing

A method for generating workforce street level routing is provided. The method includes ranking each job within a set of jobs available for assignment at times of day to a worker and producing a street level routing assignment schedule including a sequence of jobs assigned to the worker in which each of the sequence of jobs corresponds to a highest ranked job within the set of jobs available for assignment to the worker at each particular time of day during a work-shift. ... Arris Enterprises Llc








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