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Systems and methods for bootstrapping ecosystem certificate issuance

An ecosystem for managing a public key infrastructure (pki) includes an electronic device having at least one silicon component, an ecosystem manager configured to create at least one pki keypair, a root certificate, and a bootstrapping certificate, and a device manufacturer configured to integrate into the electronic device the at least one silicon component. The device manufacturer is further configured to integrate into the at least one silicon component a public key of the at least one pki keypair and the bootstrapping certificate. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Normalization of data originating from endpoints within low power wide area networks (lpwans)

The normalization of data originating from endpoints within low power wide area networks (lpwans) is contemplated. The normalization may be beneficial to facilitate normalizing data when collected and/or communicated according to disparate protocols, languages, formats, syntaxes, structures, etc. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

System and method to reduce uncertainty in grant scheduling

A system and method reducing grant uncertainty is described. The present system and method is implemented in a two network system having a front haul network, such as an lte network, and a backhaul network, such as a docsis network. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for mapping and demapping digitized signals for optical transmission

An optical network includes a transmitter portion configured to transmit a digitized stream of symbols over a digital optical link, a mapping unit disposed within the transmitter portion and configured to code the transmitted digitized stream of symbols with a mapping code prior to transmission over the digital optical link, a receiver portion configured to recover the coded stream of symbols from the digital optical link, and a demapping unit disposed within the receiver portion and configured to map the recovered coded stream of symbols into an uncoded digitized signal corresponding to the digitized stream of symbols at the transmitter portion prior to coding by the mapping unit.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

System and methods for cable fiber node splitting using coherent optics

A coherent optical transmitter is in operable communication with an optical fiber an includes a plurality of analog-to-digital converters (adcs) configured to (i) receive a plurality of radio frequency analog input signals, respectively, and (ii) convert the received plurality of rf analog input signals into a plurality of respective digital data streams. The transmitter further includes a source laser configured to output at least two orthogonal polarization component signals, and at least two polarization modulators configured to modulate (i) an in-phase portion output from a first adc, (ii) an in-quadrature portion output from a second adc, and (iii) one polarization component signal of the at least two orthogonal polarization component signals. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

System and methods for efficient digitization in hybrid fiber-coaxial networks

An analog signal processor includes a sampling unit configured to (i) filter, in the frequency domain, a received time domain analog signal into a low-frequency end of a corresponding frequency spectrum, (ii) sample the filtered analog signal at a frequency substantially higher than the low-frequency end, and (iii) spread quantization noise over an expanded nyquist zone of the corresponding frequency spectrum. The processor further includes a noise shaping unit configured to shape the spread quantization noise out of the low-frequency end of the corresponding frequency spectrum such that the filtered analog signal and the shaped quantization noise are substantially separated in the frequency domain, and a quantization unit configured to apply delta-sigma modulation to the filtered analog signal using at least one quantization bit, and output a digitized bit stream that substantially follows the amplitude of the received time domain analog signal.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Radio frequency leakage detection in a cable plant

Embodiments provided describe detections of rf leakage test signal emanating from cable plant. In one embodiment a single mobile receive antenna, connected to a complex demodulator mobile receiver, receives a stabilized test signal radiating from the cable plant. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Full-duplex cancellation

Facilitating echo cancellation within communication networks is contemplated, such as but not necessarily limited to facilitating echo cancellation within full-duplex (fdx) communication networks. The echo cancellation may optionally be performed with an echo canceller included as part of or otherwise associated with an fdx node used to facilitate interfacing signaling between a digital domain and an analog domain of a fdx or other communication network.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Internet protocol over a content-centric network (ipoc)

Internet protocol (ip) over a content/name/information centric network is contemplated, such as for devices, software or other entities lacking capabilities sufficient to natively support content/name/information centric networking and/or the related messaging protocols and requirements. The contemplated ip over content/name/information centric networking may be facilitated with encapsulation and decapsulation of ip packets when forwarded over a content/name/information centric network as well as attendant processing and protocols created to facilitate the operation thereof.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for packet segmentation in standalone small cell

A radio head includes a standalone small cell configured to receive a plurality of ip packets over a series of sequential sub-frames, and generate a bandwidth report for each of the plurality of received ip packets. The radio head further includes a radio link control unit configured to sum a received bandwidth report with segmentation induced noise for each of the plurality of received ip packets, and an adaptive filter configured to apply a filter weight to each of the series of sequential sub-frames. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Fiber communication systems and methods

An injection locked transmitter for an optical communication network includes a master seed laser source input substantially confined to a single longitudinal mode, an input data stream, and a laser injected modulator including at least one slave laser having a resonator frequency that is injection locked to a frequency of the single longitudinal mode of the master seed laser source. The laser injected modulator is configured to receive the master seed laser source input and the input data stream, and output a laser modulated data stream.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

System and method for spatial multiplexing in los environments

The present system and method provides a spatial multiplexing scenario that is performed purely in the analog domain when transmit and receive arrays are in line of sight (los) and hence significantly reduce the dsp requirements of massive mimo systems.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for fast control messaging for multiple numerology access zones

A method is provided for detecting an access zone configuration of a downlink wireless transmission received from a wireless network by a receiver. The method includes steps of activating the receiver, synchronizing the receiver with the wireless network, detecting, by the receiver after the step of synchronizing, a received access zone of the downlink wireless transmission, determining a base symbol of the detected access zone, ascertaining a first gap and a second gap from repetitive information contained within the determined base symbol, concluding, from the ascertained first and second gaps, that the detected access zone is part of a multiple access zone configuration, and registering, after the step of concluding, the receiver with the wireless network.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for post-hoc device registration

A method for managing a post-hoc device registration in an ecosystem is provided. The method includes assembling an electronic device, having a system on a chip (soc) integrated therein. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103466

System and method for grant assignment

A system and method for providing an map for an unsolicited grant to a modem in a wireless backhaul environment based on centralized small cell (csc) data received at a modem termination system (mts) is described herein.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102868

Systems and methods for docsis profile management

A profile optimizing method is provided for a downstream channel transmission of active subcarriers to user devices. The method includes steps of receiving channel measurement data from each user device for each subcarrier, calculating a maximum bit-loading value for each user device per subcarrier, grouping the user devices into a plurality of clusters based on a proximity of the maximum bit-loading values of a first user device to those of a second user device within the particular cluster, assigning each user device within the particular cluster to a single cluster profile. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097716

Edge analytics

Edge analytics and other processes for assessing performance of network elements operating at an edge or other remote access point of a service provider network is contemplated. The edge analytics may be facilitated with edge devices connected, embedded or otherwise associated with the network elements collecting data, metrics or other information reflective of the performance thereof.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096347

Systems and methods for securely tracking consumable goods using a distributed ledger

A tracking system for monitoring the status of a consumable good using a distributed ledger is provided. The tracking system includes a receiver subsystem configured to submit to the distributed ledger a genesis transaction encoding details regarding an original consumable good, and a distributor subsystem configured to receive at least a distribution portion of the consumable good from the receiver subsystem and submit to the distributed ledger a first update transaction, based on the genesis transaction, encoding details regarding the receipt of the distribution portion by the distributor subsystem from the receiver subsystem.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096121

Systems and methods for secure person to device association

An association management system for establishing, maintaining, and monitoring associations between a personal identifier and an electronic device, includes a provider subsystem in operable communication with at least one of the personal identifier and the electronic device. The provider subsystem is configured to provision a person associated with the personal identifier, authenticate both of the personal identifier and the electronic device, and establish an association of the authenticated personal identifier to the authenticated electronic device. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091763

Automated run-time adjustment

A method and system for automated run-time adjustment that includes an ability to start or end a scheduled recording at an earlier or later period of time. The adjustment may allow a program to be recorded in its entirety regardless of whether the program is starting late or running long. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083812

Systems and methods for nonlinear distortion discovery in active carriers

A digital transmission system includes a transmitter configured to transmit an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) signal along a signal path, a receiver for receiving the ofdm signal from the transmitter and extracting ofdm symbols from the received ofdm signal, and a diagnostic unit configured to (i) demodulate the received ofdm signal to create an ideal signal, (ii) compare the received ofdm signal with the ideal signal to calculate an error signal, (iii) cross-correlate the error signal with the ideal signal, and (iv) determine a level nonlinear distortion from one of the transmitter and the signal path based on the correlation of the error signal with the ideal signal.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069708

System and method for a dynamic-pki for a social certificate authority

Disclosed is a dynamic-pki social certificate authority (ca) system and method. The present system and method generates and issues certificates at deployment time instead of manufacture time. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063728

Communications when encountering aggressive communication systems

Systems and methods presented herein provide for improving communications when encountering aggressive communication systems. In one embodiment, a communication system comprises a wireless access point operable to link a first user equipment (ue) to a wifi network via a contention based mode that directs the wap to share radio frequency spectrum with other waps. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041812

Systems and methods for integrated html5 searching and content delivery

A system for managing content distributed over an electronic network includes a multichannel video programming distributor server for distributing and managing content, and an authorization server for establishing and managing permissions for subscriber access to the content. Each of the servers are in operable communication with the electronic network. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/18/18 / #20180019945

Role based router functionality

Configuration of tunnel, firewall and/or other positional based functionality for routers operating within a multi-router network is contemplated. The functionality configured for one or more of the routers may be implemented automatically without manual input or identification, such as to facilitate an off-the-shelf implementation process where positioning and attendant functionality is routinely implemented according to a predefined set of roles.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/18/18 / #20180019854

System and method for pipelining harq retransmissions for small cell backhaul

A system and method for reducing latency in a n/ack system is described. The present system and method reduces latency in a n/ack system by pre-generating one or more unsolicited backhaul grants to prepare one or more backhaul elements for the receipt and transmission of wireless data. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013867

Service discovery

Service discovery and other operations related to enabling devices to announce, discover or otherwise control their services and/or the services offered or available from other devices is contemplated. The service discovery may facilitate service discovery for services sourced from devices inside and outside of a network and/or from devices having incompatible messaging capabilities.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374582

Predictive load balancing

Managing connections to be established between clients and access points for the purposes of accessing wireless services is contemplated. The connections may be managed according to a predictive load balancing strategy where connections may be established and adjusted in anticipation of predicted client demands, such as to achieve an optimized throughput.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374021

Role based router functionality

Configuration of fireball functionality for rooters operating within a multi-router network is contemplated. The firewall functionality configured for one or more of the routers may be based router positioning within the multi-router network. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373820

Hybrid full duplex communications in a radio frequency cable network

Systems and methods presented herein provide for improved duplex communications in an rf cable network comprising a plurality of cms. In one embodiment, a system includes a cmts operable to transmit downstream communications to the cms and to process upstream communications from the cms. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373749

Systems and methods for line attenuation testing

A system for testing line attenuation defects includes a data transmission line configured to transmit a forward signal in a first direction, at least one reflection point at a first location along the data transmission line, a test probe configured to (i) electrically contact a center conductor at a second location along the data transmission line, (ii) introduce a broadband data signal onto the data transmission line, and (iii) measure, at the second location, a return signal from the reflection point, and a spectrum capturing device in operable contact with the test probe. The spectrum capturing device is configured to (i) collect and arrange frequency data measured by the test probe for the test signal, the return signal, and a standing wave created by the sum of the broadband data signal and the return signal, (ii) determine the voltage vswr of the standing wave, and (iii) calculate a line loss from the vswr.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366267

System and methods for distribution of heterogeneous wavelength multiplexed signals over optical access network

An optical network communication system includes an optical hub, an optical distribution center, at least one fiber segment, and at least two end users. The optical hub includes an intelligent configuration unit configured to monitor and multiplex at least two different optical signals into a single multiplexed heterogeneous signal. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359771

Dynamic network selection

Wireless access network selection is contemplated. The selection process may include arbitrating use of a plurality of wireless networks according to their performance capabilities. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346568

System and methods for coherent optical extension

A coherent passive optical network extender apparatus includes an extender transceiver for communication with an associated optical headend. The extender transceiver includes at least one receiving portion, at least one transmitting portion, and an extension processor. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339706

System and method for network controlled dynamic small cell management

A system and method for network controlled dynamic small cell management. The present system backhauls and front hauls lte data over a network. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337534

Systems and methods for blockchain virtualization and scalability

A virtualized blockchain forest includes a plurality of individual blockchains. Each individual blockchain of the plurality includes a blockchain height, a genesis block, and at least one additional block. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332353

Systems and methods for lte allocation in a shared unlicensed spectrum

A method for allocating aggressive signal carriers in a target band of a wireless communication network is provided. The network includes at least one long term evolution (lte) node and at least one non-lte transmission source. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295518

Wireless access point load balancing

Managing wireless access points and/or other devices providing wireless signaling to multiple clients is contemplated. The wireless access point may be managed according to a load balancing strategy directed towards achieving desired network throughput using forced disassociation of clients based on traffic type or other service related indicators and/or force disassociation of roaming partners based on neighboring access point capabilities.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294966

Fiber communication systems and methods

An injection locked transmitter for an optical communication network includes a master seed laser source input substantially confined to a single longitudinal mode, an input data stream, and a laser injected modulator including at least one slave laser having a resonator frequency that is injection locked to a frequency of the single longitudinal mode of the master seed laser source. The laser injected modulator is configured to receive the master seed laser source input and the input data stream, and output a laser modulated data stream.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294960

Systems and methods for locating a single reflection on a transmission line

A system for testing reflections within a data transmission signal includes a data transmission line configured to transmit the signal in a downstream direction, and a test probe configured to electrically contact a contact point on the transmission line and measure a magnitude of a frequency response of the signal therein. The system further includes a spectrum capturing device in operable contact with the test probe, and configured to collect and arrange data of frequency response magnitudes measured by the test probe. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293594

Content linking

Linking, tying, referencing or otherwise utilizing characters, images, alphanumerical values, codes and other metadata to link content, media, information, data and other electronically transmittable matter to an application, program, process or other logically executing construct is contemplated. Such content linking may include but is not necessarily limited to enabling content linking without requiring a server or other entity posting a corresponding link to host the linked-to content.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289001

Predictive management of a network buffer

Predictive management of a network buffer is contemplated. The network buffer maybe predictively managed to control packet drop based at least in part on predicted sojourn time. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280337

System and method for access point coordination

A coordinated multiple-ap system and method for alleviating ap overloading, sticky clients, and rf interference for use in a non-wlan controller (wlc) communication environment, such as a home network. In the present system and method ap periodically measure the communication environment and share the measured data with other aps in the same communication environment. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278547

Method of modifying play of an original content form

A method of facilitating modified content play such that modification actions may be implemented during play of original content form. The modification actions may be specified by users to modify the original content form. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272345

Systems and methods for lte-u detection

A method for detecting aggressive signal transmission signatures in a wireless communication network is provided. The network includes at least one station, at least one access point, and at least one non-cooperative transmission source. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265220

Latency reduction in wireless service

Systems and methods presented herein provide latency reduction in wireless service through a communication link. In one embodiment, a method includes linking a modem to a modem termination system (mts) via the communication link and detecting, at the modem, a message from a wireless service link indicating that a user equipment (ue) has data to transmit to a mobile network operator (mno). ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265206

Systems and methods for expedited session setup of a wireless session

Systems and methods presented herein provide for expediting a setup of a wireless session. In one embodiment, a method comprises intercepting setup information for a wireless session from a mobile core (e.g., operated by an mno) servicing the ue, initiating a communication session between a modem termination system (mts) and a modem based on the intercepted setup information to support a forthcoming wireless session, and providing the wireless session through the communication session setup.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265106

Latency reduction for virtualized small cells

Systems and methods presented herein provide for reducing latency in wireless service through a communication link comprising a virtual modem termination system (vmts) and a modem. The communication link is coupled with a virtualized wireless link. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257206

Multi-carrier transmission

A multi-carrier transmission system configured to enable variable modulation order reception is contemplated. The system may be configured to facilitate delivery of high-speed data (hsd) over frequency division duplexing (fdd) and/or time division duplexing (tdd) infrastructures to a plurality of receiving devices. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/31/17 / #20170250823

System and method for dynamic security protections of network connected devices

The present dynamic software defined networking (dsdn) systems and methods provide secure and isolated subnetworks within a larger network wherein each subnetwork may be formed with varied policies and communication restrictions based on at least device type, device grouping, and risk level. The present dsdn system and method may also be applied to form a network, with or without subnetworks, of devices that are spatially separated, thereby reducing the attack surface of the dsdn formed network.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170245304

Systems and methods for lte-u detection using phy layer processing

A method for detecting aggressive signal transmission signatures in a wireless communication network is provided. The network includes at least one cooperative device, an access point, and at least one non-cooperative device. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244696

Delegating authorizations

Delegating authorizations sufficient to access services is contemplate. The authorization may be delegated in the form of a token or other transmissible construct relied upon to authenticate access to services, such as but not necessarily limited to conferring a user identity established via authenticated device for the purposes of enabling an unauthenticated or unsecured device to access a service associated with the user identity.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244695

Delegating authorizations

Delegating authorizations sufficient to access services is contemplate. The authorization may be delegated in the form of a token or other transmissible construct relied upon to authenticate access to services, such as but not necessarily limited to conferring a user identity established via authenticated device for the purposes of enabling an unauthenticated or unsecured device to access a service associated with the user identity.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238271

Coordinated beamforming

Wireless communication facilitated with beamforming between devices and base stations, including when one or more devices are located within overlapping areas or ranges of two or more base stations, is contemplated. The beamforming may be implemented according to a non-joint beamforming methodology and/or a joint beamforming methodology, optionally as determined according to uplink/downlink demands and/or communications between multiple base stations.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238244

Target access point recommendation

Recommending a target access point is contemplated. The target access point recommendation may be used to recommend device connection to an access point having capabilities sufficient to facilitate access to electronic services, such as but not necessarily limited to recommending connection of a wireless device to a cellular or wi-fi capable access point.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238224

Method and system of supporting continuous access to content transmitied over two or more networks

A system and method of supporting access to content over first and second networks that allows a user to access content over different networks, either on the same device or with different devices. The access may be supported in a continuous or seamless matter without substantially interrupting access to the content, such as by instigating the transition during a period of time when minimal, if any content, or content of value, is likely to be missed.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223747

Network traffic prioritization

Network prioritization is contemplated. The network prioritization may relate to prioritizing consumption of network services as a function of user priority. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223395

Systems and methods for video delivery based upon saccadic eye motion

A method is provided for displaying an immersive video content according to eye movement of a viewer includes the steps of detecting, using an eye tracking device, a field of view of at least one eye of the viewer, transmitting eye tracking coordinates from the detected field of view to an eye tracking processor, identifying a region on a video display corresponding to the transmitted eye tracking processor, adapting the immersive video content from a video storage device at a first resolution for a first portion of the immersive video content and a second resolution for a second portion of the immersive video content, the first resolution being higher than the second resolution, displaying the first portion of the immersive video content on the video display within a zone, and displaying the second portion of the immersive video content on the video display outside of the zone.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223013

Systems and methods for secure automated network attachment

A method for automatically attaching a purpose-built electronic device to a provider network includes steps of discovering, by a wi-fi module of the purpose-built electronic device, a wireless data network in operable communication with the provider network selecting, by the wi-fi module, the wireless data network, transmitting a primary authentication certificate from the wi-fi module to an authentication, authorization, and accounting server of the provider network, receiving, by an application server of the provider network, a secondary authentication certificate from a functionality module of the purpose-built electronic device authenticating, by the provider network, the primary and secondary authentication certificates, and attaching the purpose-built device to the provider network.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221068

Personal authentication

A method and system of authenticating a person is disclosed. The authentication may include verifying authenticity of the person when interacting with a point of sale system or other authenticating requesting device according to whether biometric information collected proximate in time to the authentication request sufficiently correlates with biometric information previously collected from trust sources.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221029

Blockchaining systems and methods for frictionless media

An ecosystem for distributing digital content over an electronic communications network includes a content creator computer system having a processor and a memory configured to store raw digital content. The system further includes computer systems for content service and for a retailer, both in operable communication with the processor. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206523

Systems and methods for digital asset security ecosystems

A digital asset security device, includes an asset capture unit configured to electronically capture a digital asset, a processor configured to digitally sign the captured asset, a memory configured to store a digitally signed asset from the processor, and a hashing module in communication the asset capture unit, the processor, and the memory, and configured to provide a cryptographic hash to one or more of the captured asset and the digitally signed asset.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205974

Administration of web page

Manipulation of a web page displayed through a first device as a function of user interaction with a second device is contemplated. The manipulation may include operating the second device as a touchscreen or other gesture-based controllable device and automatically providing corresponding navigation within the web page as a function of interactions registered through the second device.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195703

Zero sign-on authentication

A authenticating system and process for authenticating user devices to a access a media service where access to certain portions of the media service may be limited according to a gateway or other device used by a user device to facilitate interfacing a user with the media service. The authentication may be achieved without directly assessing a trustworthiness of the user devices, and optionally, without requiring a user thereof to complete a sign-on operation.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188266

Mesh networking of access points for load balancing

A mesh network may be established between a plurality of access points to facilitate load balancing for one or more of the access points. The mesh network may define a plurality of communication routes through the access points having capabilities sufficient to facilitate or mimic communications underperforming or being unavailable at the access point requesting load balancing.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180999

Systems and methods of adaptive mitigation for shared access

A method for managing shared wireless communications in a wireless communication network is provided. The wireless communications network includes at least one cooperative device and at least one non-cooperative device. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

06/22/17 / #20170179981

System and method for heterodyned communication

A system and method for protecting a cable modem's receiver from transmitter overload when using a splitter/combiner device in place of a conventional (diplex) filter. Instead of a diplex filter to separate transmit and receive bands, a terminal device can use an isolation device, such as the splitter/combiner, or a circulator. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171587

Automated program recording

A method and system of providing access to television programs without requiring a user to operate an electronic programming guide or to independently determine information required to access the television program. Optionally, access to the television program may be facilitated by scheduling a recording of the televisions program or providing instructions to facilitate accessing an on-demand showing of the television program.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142720

Communications when encountering aggressive communication systems

Systems and methods presented herein provide for improving communications when encountering aggressive communication systems. In one embodiment, a communication system comprises a wireless access point operable to link a first user equipment (ue) to a wifi network via a contention based mode that directs the wap to share radio frequency spectrum with other waps. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142599

Communications when encountering aggressive communication systems

Systems and methods presented herein provide for improving communications when encountering aggressive communication systems. In one embodiment, a communication system includes a wap operable to link a ue to a communication network via a communication protocol and a communications processor operable with the wap to detect another communication system operating within a range of the wap, and to determine that the other communication system is operating via another communication protocol that differs from the communication protocol of the communication network based on ues in range of the wap. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134307

Method and system for mediated resource allocation

A method for mediating resource allocation includes a step of receiving from at least one first computation module, a first proposed resource allocation for completing a computational task. The method further includes a step of comparing the received first proposed resource allocation to at least one of a predetermined resource allocation criteria and at least one second proposed resource allocation received from at least one second computation module, and a step of determining a resource allocation instruction based, at least in part, on a result of the step of comparing.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134276

Preemptive caching of content in a content-centric network

Preemptive caching within content/name/information centric networking environment is contemplated. The preemptively caching may be performed within content/name/information centric networking environments of the type having a branching structure or other architecture sufficient to facilitate routing data, content, etc. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134208

Signal power reduction systems and methods

A method of reducing transmission power for an encoded data stream includes the steps of receiving an incoming data stream having equal probability for a plurality of incoming data bits, assigning a symbol scheme to the received data bits of the incoming data stream according to probabilities of occurrence of individual ones of the received data bits, and transmitting an outgoing data stream according to the assigned symbol scheme having a second average transmit power, different than the first average transmit power, for a plurality of outgoing symbols.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134172

Systems and methods for secure certificate management

A method for managing certificates includes the steps of transmitting, over an electronic network by an electronic device of a client, a certificate request to a certificate management portal separate from the client, establishing an interaction with an electronic interface of a certificate authority by the certificate management portal; generating, by the certificate authority, a certificate package, delivering the generated certificate package to the certificate management portal, and downloading from the certificate management portal, by the client, at least one certificate of the delivered certificate package.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134161

Blockchaining for media distribution

A system for distributing content over an electronic communications network includes a first electronic device including a first processor and a first memory, and a second electronic device including a second processor and a second memory. The second electronic device is configured to communicate with the first electronic device over the electronic communications network. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134118

Systems and methods for providing resilience to lte signaling interference in wifi

Systems and methods presented herein enhance wifi communications in a rf band where conflicting lte signaling exists. In one embodiment, a system includes a processor operable to detect the wifi communications between a ue and a wireless access point of a wifi network, to identify errors in the wifi communications, and to determine a periodicity of the errors based on the lte signaling structure. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134073

System and method for spatial multiplexing in los environments

The present system and method provides a spatial multiplexing scenario that is performed purely in the analog domain when transmit and receive arrays are in line of sight (los) and hence significantly reduce the dsp requirements of massive mimo systems.. . ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127417

Multichannel communication systems

Systems and methods presented herein provide for multichannel communications. In one embodiment, a communication system includes a plurality of traffic channels operable to link to a ue via one or more communication networks. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126305

System and method for fast relay for bandwidth allocation signaling

A system and method for optimizing the end-to-end latency transfer rates over an air interface employing a multi-hop relays (mhr). The present system and method provides fast signaling process when no downlink/uplink bandwidth allocation changes are employed, thereby bypassing phy/mac/ip stack processing. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111825

Unification sublayer for multi-connection communication

Managing internet protocol (ip) flows to produce multi-connection communication is contemplated, such as but not necessarily limited to managing a single ip flow simultaneously through disparate physical layers (phys). A unification sublayer may be configured as a logical interface between a network layer and a data link layer and/or the disparate phys to facilitating partitioning of ip packets included in the ip flow.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099508

Parallel scheduling of multilayered media

Multi-link transportation of media, video and other data of the type having multiple layers, streams and/or encodings is contemplated. The multi-link transportation may be facilitated with a scheduler configured to schedule the various layers, streams, encodings, etc. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094315

Correction of over-the-air signals

Correction of errors within over-the-air signaling is contemplated. The error correction may include correcting over-the-air signaling used to facilitate transmitting content, broadcast television, etc. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093555

Hybrid full duplex communications in a radio frequency cable network

Systems and methods presented herein provide for improved duplex communications in an rf cable network comprising a plurality of cms. In one embodiment, a system includes a cmts operable to transmit downstream communications to the cms and to process upstream communications from the cms. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086074

Quantified identity

Determination of a quantified identity using a multi-dimensional, probabilistic identity profiles is contemplated. The quantified identity may be used to authenticate a user entity provided to a point-of-sale device or other interface associated with identity requester in order to verify the corresponding users as who they say they are. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041958

Network traffic prioritization

Management of throughput, link rate, airtime, access, collision probability and other factors influencing performance of a wireless access point configured to wirelessly support two or more networks over the same radio channel and/or antenna is contemplated. The management may be suitable for use with access points operating according to a distributed coordination function (dcf) based on carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (csma/ca) whereby each device desiring airtime executes a random binary backoff procedure or other suitable contention based process before attempting to access the channel.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019148

Radio frequency leakage detection in a cable plant

Embodiments provided describe detections of rf leakage test signal emanating from cable plant. In one embodiment a single mobile receive antenna, connected to a complex demodulator mobile receiver, receives a stabilized test signal radiating from the cable plant. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012873

Mapping of address and port (map) provisioning

Mapping of address and port (map) provisioning of a device to enable exchange of internet protocol version 4 (ipv4) packets with an ip version 6 (ipv6) domain is contemplated. The map provisioning may be sufficient to facilitate provisioning of a router to process ipv4 packets for exchange with the ipv6 domain of an associated modem.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006361

Data provisioning

Provisioning of internet protocol (ip) configuration data or other configuration related data for devices or services connected to a passive optical network (pon) is contemplated. The provisioning may be facilitated with an optical line terminal (olt) providing the desired configuration data over the pon to an optical network unit (onu) connected to the device or service desired for provisioning, such as to enable the onu to provision the device or service without exchanging dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) messaging with a dhcp server.. ... Cable Television Laboratories Inc








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