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 new patent  Performing an analysis of information to identify a source of an error related to a device

A tester device may establish a connection to customer devices using protocols, such as a universal plug and play (upnp) protocol or an open mobile alliance device management (oma dm) protocol. The tester device may receive information related to wireless communications or operations of the customer devices and the information may be determined by the customer devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

 new patent  Internet of things application framework

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provides to receive a packet from an internet of things (iot) device; determine whether the packet carries iot data; determine a type of linked data to obtain in response to a determination that the packet carries the iot data, wherein a determination of the type of linked data is based on at least one of a source network address of the iot device or a device identifier of the iot device that correlates to an application programming interface (api) and corresponding type of linked data; obtain the type of linked data in response to the determination of the type of linked data; store the type of linked data and the iot data; and grant access and use of the type of linked data and the iot data to the api of a software application, when the software application is executed.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

 new patent  System and method for object detection in retail environment

A smart shopping container and supporting network perform object recognition for items in a retail establishment. A network device receives a signal from a user device to associate a portable container with a retail application being executing on the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Coding scheme selection for 5g air interface

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium that stores instructions to store one or multiple instances of first data that indicate one or multiple types of forward error correction (fec) coding schemes supported by an end device; generate a radio resource control connection request; select one of the one or multiple instances of first data during the generation of the radio resource control connection request; include the one of the one or multiple instances of first data in the radio resource control connection request in response to the selection; and transmit the radio resource control connection request to a wireless station of a wireless network in response to the inclusion.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Method and system for qualification and placement of next generation equipment based on modeling

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to receive from an end device operated by a user, a measurement of a signal transmitted by a wireless station of a wireless access network to the end device, wherein the measurement is taken outside of a building; receive, from the end device, another measurement of a signal transmitted by the wireless station to the end device, wherein the other measurement is taken inside the building; calculate, based on the first measurement and the second measurement, a path loss, for a second frequency, between a future generation cell site and the building; calculate a received signal power of the future generation cell site based on the path loss; compare the received signal power to a threshold value; determine, based on the comparison, whether the user is qualified to receive future generation equipment to be placed in the building.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Hyper accuracy location platform

A device receives reference data from reference receivers associated with base stations, and synchronizes the reference data to a reference time to generate synchronized reference data for the reference receivers. The device processes the synchronized reference data to determine location error information associated with one or more of the reference receivers, and receives information indicating that a user device, located at an observed location, connects to a particular base station of the base stations. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Data aggregation and wireless access point configuration based on universal plug and play

A first universal plug and play (upnp) system, associated with a first wireless access point, can identify a second upnp system. The second upnp system can be associated with a second wireless access point. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Cloud-based event calendar synching and notification

A device executes a calendar event application, and the calendar event application receives a notification, from cloud storage, associated with an occurrence related to a calendar event. The calendar event application obtains event information of the calendar event, and presents multiple selectable user interface icons that cause the user device to engage in multiple different forms of electronic communication with at least one attendee of the event, at least one recipient of a notification of the event, or at least one other individual. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Allocation of network resources based on antenna information and/or device type information

A device may receive a request, from a user equipment (ue), to connect to a network. The device may receive antenna information indicating that the ue has a single antenna, and the device may receive device type information indicating a device type of the ue or network resource requirements associated with the ue. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

System and method for low-overhead interoperability between 4g and 5g networks

Techniques described herein may allow for the seamless and efficient use of multiple radio access technologies (“rats”), such as 4g and 5g rats. A virtualized base station may be used, which processes traffic sent to and/or received from a user equipment (“ue”) via 4g and 5g rats. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Uav flight control system

A system includes a uav with at least three rotors, a flight controller on the uav, and a pistol-grip-style transmitter to receive operator input for controlling the uav. The transmitter includes (1) a speed trigger for controlling a linear speed of the uav, (2) a steering wheel for performing left or right turns by the uav, (3) an altitude slider for controlling a flying altitude of the uav, and (4) a communication interface to send control signals indicating relative positions of the speed trigger, the steering wheel, and the altitude slider. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

System and method for controlling the distribution of antenna beams between an access network and a backhaul link based on network traffic conditions

A base station may configure an access beam group to include one or more antenna beams for communicating with one or more user equipment (ue). The base station may configure a backhaul beam group to include one or more antenna beams for communicating with one or more other base stations. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

System and method for improved capacity using channel multiplexing

A base station may receive repetitive data transmitted using a particular set of radio resources the base station may apply a first orthogonal pattern, assigned to a first user equipment (ue), to a segment of subframes of the received repetitive data. The base station may apply a second orthogonal pattern, assigned to a second ue, to the segment of subframes of the received repetitive data. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Systems and methods for automatic interworking function device recovery

A device may receive a message en route to a recipient device. The device may provide the message to a first interworking function device associated with the recipient device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176679

Beamforming optimization for receiving audio signals

Techniques, described herein, may enable a computing device (e.g., a set-top-box, a user equipment (ue), etc.) with an array of sensors (e.g., microphones, antennas, etc.) to engage in beamforming in a manner that optimizes the signal strength of the target signal. For example, the computing device may create an optimized beam pattern by applying a pre-selected band width to a steering direction of the target signal. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175977

System and method for improved capacity using channel multiplexing

A base station may include one or more processors to receive repetitive data transmitted using a set of subcarriers of a physical resource block (prb); apply a first orthogonal pattern, assigned to a first user equipment (ue), to a segment of subframes of the received repetitive data; apply a second orthogonal pattern, assigned to a second ue, to the segment of subframes of the received repetitive data, the second orthogonal pattern being different from the first orthogonal pattern; determine first repetitive data, transmitted by the first ue using the set of subcarriers, based on applying the first orthogonal pattern to the segment of subframes of the received repetitive data; and/or determine second repetitive data, transmitted by the second ue using the set of subcarriers, based on applying the second orthogonal pattern to the segment of subframes of the received repetitive data.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167947

Network device based control of a coverage enhancement mode

A device may detect a trigger to configure a coverage enhancement mode for a wireless device. The wireless device may be associated with a particular coverage area. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167861

System and method for switching access network connectivity based on application thresholds and service preferences

A user device may receive information that identifies a service preference for the user device. The user device may determine an application threshold based on an application that is being executed by the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167486

User device ad-hoc distributed caching of content

A device receives a user election of participation in a distributed cache service, and receives user selection of one or more devices, that are each associated with the user, to register with the distributed cache service as participant nodes. The device determines an amount of available storage offered to the cache service for each of the one or more participant nodes, and determines an available bandwidth of a respective network connection associated with each of the one or more participant nodes. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167302

Enforcing parameters for quality of data link service at a future time

A method is provided for enforcing quality of service parameters. A gateway receives a request for data usage from a mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167295

Toll-free data simulation via an http connect tunnel

A device may receive, from a user device, a hypertext transfer protocol (http) connect request that includes a uniform resource locator (url). The device may determine, using a data structure, whether the url is a sponsored url or a non-sponsored url. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165882

Providing real-time sensor based information via an augmented reality application

A device may receive, from a user device, information that identifies a geolocation of the user device. The device may determine a set of sensor devices that are associated with the geolocation. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165081

Enabling user device application modularity

A device can store a plurality of variants of an application. The device can receive, from a user device that is associated with a first variant of the application, a request for a second variant of the application. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164179

Leak detection in irrigation systems

A device can receive, from a set of sensor devices associated with an irrigation system, information that identifies a set of volumetric flow rates. The device can determine a set of pressure loss values based on the set of volumetric flow rates. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160393

Positioning based on phase and time differences of signals

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to generate a first signal that includes a perfect polyphase-encoding of an identifier of the wireless station; transmit the first signal; receive from an end device, a second signal that is responsive to the first signal and includes a perfect polyphase-encoding of the identifier of the wireless station and an identifier of the end device; autocorrelate the first signal and the second signal; calculate in response to the autocorrelation, a time difference between the first signal and the second signal; calculate in response to the calculation, a phase difference between the first signal and the second signal; and calculate in response to the calculation of the phase difference, a distance between the wireless station and the end device based on the time difference, the phase difference, the identifier of the wireless station, and the identifier of the end device.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160298

Coverage enhancement having call continuity

A method for signaling and call continuity for coverage enhancement may include selecting a cell while a user equipment (ue) device is in a radio resource control (rrc) idle state, determining if a signal level from an evolved nodeb (enodeb) associated with the cell is sufficient for normal coverage, exchanging data with a network in a normal ue device mode via the cell upon determining that the signal level is sufficient for normal coverage, determining if a signal level from the enodeb associated with the cell is sufficient for enhanced coverage upon determining that the signal level is not sufficient for normal coverage, and exchanging data with the network in an enhanced ue device mode via the cell upon determining that the signal level is sufficient for enhanced coverage.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160279

Messaging format conversion for a cellular network

A network device may receive, from a sending device, a message in a first messaging format en route to user equipment. The first messaging format may correspond to one of a 3gpp cellular network standard or a 3gpp2 cellular network standard. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160256

Werable device as service enabler

A wearable device, such as a smartwatch, may be used to enable switching of network services between endpoints. The switching of network services may include transferring the telephone number associated with a user's account to a particular active device, selected from a number of possible devices, of the user. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159824

Access point name management

A computer device may include a memory configured to store instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to select to use an access point name (apn) table to be received from a wireless access network and attach to the wireless access network. The processor may be further configured to execute the instructions to receive a protocol configuration options (pco) message from the wireless access network; retrieve the apn table from the received pco message; select an apn from the retrieved apn table; and connect to a packet data network associated with the selected apn via the wireless access network using the selected apn.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152541

System and method for lightweight-machine-to-machine device registration and assignment

A method assigns a bootstrap server for wireless devices in a machine-to-machine environment. The method includes receiving, by a network device in a wireless access network and from a wireless device, a first request for a bootstrap server identifier. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152462

System and methods for secure short message service encryption and provisioning

A device may receive an encrypted short message service (sms) message en route from an originating device to a recipient device, the encrypted sms message to be encrypted by the originating device using a key. The device may identify a flag associated with the encrypted sms message. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146101

Identifying unused capacity in wireless networks

A method may include determining a capacity metric for sectors in a network, estimating a usage metric for each of the sectors for periods of time and determining a number of user devices that can access data services based on the capacity metric and the usage metric. The method may also include storing information identifying the determined number of user devices, receiving a request from a first user device for access to data services during a first period of time and accessing the stored information to determine whether the number of user devices that can access data services for the first period of time is greater than zero. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/10/18 / #20180132288

Method and device for increased bandwidth utilizing aggregation mode and channel selection mechanism

A device may receive information related to a channel. The information may indicate whether a measurement related to the channel satisfies a threshold. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/10/18 / #20180132078

Optimizing mtc updates using mbms

A base station may include logic configured to determine system throughput values for a plurality of modulation and coding schemes based on data throughput values and based on a number of user equipment (ue) devices serviced by the base station; determine a modulation and coding scheme, of the plurality of coding schemes, that is associated with a highest system throughput; and determine radio frequency (rf) conditions associated with the base station. The logic may further be configured to define a multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) area based on the determined rf conditions and the selected modulation and coding scheme and provide an update to the ue devices serviced by the base station, wherein ue devices located within the defined mbms area are sent the update using mbms and ue devices located outside the defined mbms area are sent the update using unicast.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131742

Mpeg-dash delivery over multicast

A method, a system, and a non-transitory storage medium provides to receive a program including audio and video data; generate moving picture experts group (mpeg) dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (http) (mpeg-dash) segments that have multiple bit rates; transmit first packets that include the mpeg-dash segments; divide each of the mpeg-dash segments into first multiple slices of program data; generate a first header for each first slice of the first multiple slices, wherein the first header includes sequence information; multicast second packets that include first headers and the first multiple slices of each of the mpeg-dash segments; assemble the mpeg-dash segments; divide each of the mpeg-dash segments into second multiple slices of the program data; encapsulate the second multiple slices into third packets; generate forward error correction packets; and multicast to a user device of a multicast, the third packets and the forward error correction packets.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131597

Discovery and admission control of forwarding boxes in a software-defined network

A controller, in a software-defined networking control layer, may determine auto-discovery parameters and may use the auto-discovery parameters to identify a first set of forwarding boxes within a network. The controller may identify a second set of forwarding boxes within the network that communicate with or are otherwise coupled to the first set of forwarding boxes. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131466

Forward error correction recovery and reconstruction

A method, a system, and a non-transitory storage medium provides to receive multicast protocol packets, wherein each of the multicast protocol packets includes one of a slice of program data of a moving picture experts group (mpeg) dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (http) (mpeg-dash) segment and a header of the slice that indicates sequence information of the slice relative to other slices, or forward error correction data; order, in response to the receipt of the multicast protocol packets, each slice received based on the sequence information; determine whether any slice is missing that is a part of the mpeg-dash segment; determine, in response to a determination that that there are missing slices, whether the missing slices can be recovered; and use, in response to a determination that the missing slices can be recovered, the forward error correction data to recover the missing slices.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124798

Dynamically configurable hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) configuration

A device may determine one or more parameters relating to a network. The device may detect a trigger to alter a hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) configuration for the network based on the one or more parameters relating to the network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124447

Dvr service including a synchronization service

A method, a system, and a non-transitory storage medium provides to store first recording information that indicates programs that are recorded and stored at user devices, and programs to be recorded and stored at the user devices, receive, from a user device, a message that includes second recording information, wherein the second recording information includes second data instances; compare a portion of the first recording information with the second recording information; determine whether there is a difference between each first data instance relative to each corresponding second data instance; determine a master source for each first data instance that differs from each corresponding second data instance; update each first data instance that differs, one of the network device or the user device based on the master source, and provide the dvr service based on an updated portion of the first recording information, an updated second recording information, or both.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124382

Methods and systems for capturing depth data using frequency-segregated structured light

An exemplary depth capture system (“system”) emits, from a first fixed position with respect to a real-world scene and within a first frequency band, a first structured light pattern onto surfaces of objects included in a real-world scene. The system also emits, from a second fixed position with respect to the real-world scene and within a second frequency band, a second structured light pattern onto the surfaces of the objects. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124371

Methods and systems for generating depth data by converging independently-captured depth maps

An exemplary depth data generation system (“system”) accesses a first depth map and a second depth map of surfaces of objects included in a real-world scene. The first and second depth maps are captured independently from one another. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122402

Companion device for personal camera

A method that may be performed by a device may include receiving, from a personal camera, streaming content via a first wifi interface. The method may include receiving a vocal instruction regarding the streaming content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122142

Methods and systems for dynamically customizing a scene for presentation to a user

An exemplary scene customization system detects a selection, by a user, of a customization scheme to be applied to an original immersive scene throughout a scene customization session to be experienced by the user by way of an artificial reality device. The system dynamically generates a custom immersive scene based on an application of the selected customization scheme to the original immersive scene by receiving data representative of the original immersive scene, developing a dynamic volumetric model of the original immersive scene based on the received data representative of the original immersive scene, identifying one or more objects included in the original immersive scene, and replacing the one or more objects with one or more custom objects in accordance with the applied customization scheme. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122078

Methods and systems for generating stitched video content from multiple overlapping and concurrently-generated video instances

An exemplary video generation system (the “system”) receives a plurality of overlapping and concurrently-captured video instances from a plurality of video capture devices in a static configuration. The system temporally synchronizes concurrently-captured video data from each video instance to form a plurality of image sets and identifies a particular image set from the plurality of image sets. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109664

Network based call authentication

A device may receive, from a network device, a resolution query associated with a call. The resolution query may include a device identifier of the network device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103498

Mobile device anchoring and connectivity across multiple mobile network technologies

A device may attach to a mobile service provider (msp) network and establish a first communication path from the device to a packet data network (pdn) gateway in the msp network. The device may also start a session over the first communication path and detect a wireless network which is available for establishing a second communication path that extends from the device to the pdn gateway over the wireless network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103426

Extending signal coverage and charge duration of a user equipment

A device may receive signal information associated with a wireless signal or charge information associated with a charge level. The signal information may indicate a signal strength of the wireless signal. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103381

Mitigating interference between satellite systems and mobile wireless systems

Mitigating interference between transmitters and receivers associated with satellite systems and mobile wireless systems may include receiving information associated with the transmitter, determining a distance between the transmitter and the receiver based on the received information, determining if the distance is less than a distance threshold, estimating an interference level based on determining that the distance is less than the distance threshold, determining if the estimated interference level exceeds an interference threshold, computing an angle between an antenna of the transmitter and the receiver based upon determining that the estimated interference exceeds the interference threshold, and directing, when receiving a signal, a main lobe of a receive antenna pattern of the receiver towards the signal, and forming nulls in the receive antenna pattern in a direction of at least one side lobe of a transmit pattern of the transmitter.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103375

Affiliation and disaffiliation of computing devices

Techniques described herein may provide for affiliation and disaffiliation of devices, such as office communication devices, associated with a user. The affiliation/disaffiliation may be performed using a mobile device (e.g., a smart phone). ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180103083

Dynamic codec negotiation

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to store data that provides mappings between criteria information and lists of codecs; receive an indication that one of an audio session, a video session, or an audio and video session is to be initiated with another device; obtain one or more criteria metric values in response to a receipt of the indication; select one of the lists of codecs from the data based on one of the mappings and the one or more criteria metric values; transmit the one of the lists of codecs to the other device via a wireless network; receive a response, via the wireless network, from the other device, wherein the response indicates one of the codecs; and use the one of the codecs during the one of the audio session, the video session, or the audio and video session.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102916

System and method for facilitating interoperability across internet of things (iot) domains

A network device receives a plurality of framework definitions corresponding to a respective plurality of device platforms, wherein each of the device platforms comprises at least one device. The network device generates a plurality of generalized framework definitions for each of the plurality of device platforms, wherein the plurality of generalized framework definitions comprise basic linguistic components corresponding to elements in the respective plurality of framework definitions. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098300

Apparatus and method for positioning signal control for a wireless network

A device may determine a set of characteristics of a network. The set of characteristics may relate to a set of wireless devices connected to the network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098213

Profile deletion codes in subscription management systems

A mobile device may include a smart card interface to connect to a smart card storing a mobile network operator (mno) profile including a network access credential; a communication interface to connect to a wireless mobile network; and a processing unit to receive user input to delete the mno profile from the smart card, send, to a network node, a request for deletion of the mno profile, receive, responsive to the request, a deletion code including a deletion code signature, a smart card identifier (id) that identifies the smart card, and a profile id that identifies the mno profile, extract, from the deletion code, the deletion code signature, the smart card id, or the profile id, validate the deletion code signature, the smart card id, or the profile id, and delete the mno profile upon validation of the deletion code signature, the smart card id, or the profile id.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097741

Channel acquisition management

A device may receive information that identifies a request, by a user device, to receive streaming media content associated with a channel. The device may cause the channel to be activated based on the request. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091999

Congestion mitigation based on user device and base station condition information

A device may receive, from a user device and via a base station, a request to access a resource associated with a server device. The device may determine first condition information associated with the user device, and may determine second condition information associated with the base station. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091908

Identification of unmanned aerial vehicles based on audio signatures

A device may receive audio information that includes an audio signature. The device may identify an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) based on the audio signature. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091866

Methods and systems for concurrently transmitting object data by way of parallel network interfaces

A first communication device communicatively coupled with a second communication device by way of a first network interface and by way of a second network interface parallel to the first network interface prepares object data in accordance with a data partitioning protocol for transmission to the second communication device. The first communication device transmits the prepared object data to the second communication device at an overall data transfer rate that is at least as great as a sum of first and second data transfer rates associated, respectively, with the first and second network interfaces by concurrently transmitting first and second portions of the prepared object data by way of the first and second network interfaces and at the first and second data transfer rates, respectively. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091424

Device and method for collapsed forwarding

A first routing instance may receive, from a second routing instance, forwarding information identifying a next-hop. The first routing instance may receive, via a component of the first routing instance, network traffic. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088963

Software upgrade and disaster recovery on a computing device

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to store a boot loader that includes a first stage boot loader and a second stage boot loader, and wherein the first stage boot loader is not upgradeable and the second stage boot loader is upgradeable; store a first operating system and a second operating system, wherein the first operating system is a main operating system and the second operating system is an operating system that is executed only when a disaster recovery service is invoked; execute the first stage boot loader during a boot-up of the device; determine whether the disaster recovery service is invoked during the execution of the first stage boot loader; load the second stage boot loader in response to a determination that the disaster recovery service is invoked; and determine whether an upgraded second stage boot loader is stored at the device in response to a determination that the disaster recovery service is not invoked.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088886

Apparatuses and methods for linking mobile computing devices for virtual reality experiences

An exemplary linking apparatus includes first and second data transfer connector plugs configured to mate, respectively, with first and second data transfer connector receptacles of first and second mobile computing devices configured to run respective instances of a virtual-reality-related application. The linking apparatus may further include a housing configured to facilitate a positioning of the first and second mobile computing devices in front of a user in a dual-screen extended landscape configuration by allowing the data transfer connector plugs to mate only when the mobile computing devices are physically adjacent to one another. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084468

Selectively providing access to network services based on frequency band information

A device may receive a request to access a network service from a user equipment (ue) roaming on a visiting public mobile network (vpmn). The device may receive ue radio frequency (rf) band information that identifies a ue supported set of rf spectrum bands, and may receive vpmn rf band information that identifies a vpmn supported set of rf spectrum bands. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084018

Hls over multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms)

A multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms) publishing device receives a location of a hypertext transfer protocol (http) live streaming (hls) master playlist for content, to be multicast, that is stored in a content delivery network (cdn), and pulls, using the location, the hls master playlist from the cdn. The mbms publishing device pulls, based on the hls master playlist, hls segment files from the cdn, and pushes the hls segment files to a mbms broadcast multicast service center (bm-sc) for broadcast via multicast bearer in a mbms synchronization area of a wireless network.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082475

Placing and presenting virtual objects in an augmented reality environment

Systems described herein allow for placement and presentation of virtual objects using mobile devices with a single camera lens. A device receives, from a first mobile device, a target image captured from a camera and target image data collected contemporaneously with the target image. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082430

Feature tracking and dynamic feature addition in an augmented reality environment

A mobile device stores a target image and target image data collected contemporaneously with the target image. The mobile device receives a reference position indication that corresponds to the target image data and receives a video feed from a camera while the mobile device is in the reference position. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082117

Foreground identification for virtual objects in an augmented reality environment

Systems described herein apply visual computer-generated elements into real-world images with an appearance of depth by using information available via conventional mobile devices. The systems receive a reference image and reference image data collected contemporaneously with the reference image. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077297

Camera data management and user interface apparatuses, systems, and methods

In certain embodiments a computing device displays a live camera sensor view in a graphical user interface, captures a camera image, displays a visual indicator representative of the captured camera image in an image manager pane, the image manager pane and the live camera sensor view displayed together in the graphical user interface, displays, together with the image manager pane and the live camera sensor view in the graphical user interface, a selector for toggling an active input mode between the image manager pane and the live camera sensor view displayed together in the graphical user interface, and sends data representative of the captured camera image to another computing device by way of a network.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077246

System and method for create session redirection

A device may receive a create session (cs) request associated with establishing a packet data network (pdn) connection with a user device. The device may determine, based on receiving the cs request, that the cs request is to be redirected for establishment of the pdn connection. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076531

Passive metamaterial heterodyning antenna

A wireless signal at a low frequency is received at a face of a meta-material antenna. An offset carrier, at a high frequency, is received at an opposite direction face of the metal-material antenna. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075152

Containerization of network services

Techniques, described herein, may enable network services to be efficiently and effectively implemented as containers by computing devices operating in a cloud computing environment. Container images may be built and tested locally by an operator device and pushed to the computing devices for deployment of containers defined by the container images. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070246

Remote monitoring of fronthaul radio signals

One or more remote radio probes (rrps) may be installed in the fronthaul network of a cellular radio access network. Each rrp may be designed as to be permanently, or semi-permanently, placed in the fronthaul network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069966

Segmenting data usage of a device to associate the data usage with an account

A first device may receive a device identifier and associated data usage identifiers. The associated data usage identifiers may be associated with data used to provision services via a second device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063860

Internet of things (iot) delay tolerant wireless network service

A network device receives signaling associated with a wireless device of a subscriber to a delay-tolerant wireless network service, and downloads a service profile of the subscriber from a home subscriber server (hss) associated with a wireless network. The network device retrieves, from the downloaded service profile, a signaling priority value associated with the subscriber or with the wireless device, and identifies whether the signaling priority value indicates a low priority value. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063841

Flexible multicarrier nb-iot operation in a network

A base station device may include a processor configured to select one or more anchor narrow band internet of things (nb-iot) channels in a frequency band based on frequencies consistent with a user equipment (ue) device raster scan and assign a plurality of supplementary nb-iot channels in the frequency band based on frequencies aligned with physical resource blocks (prbs) of the frequency band. The base station may further include a transceiver configured to broadcast information identifying the one or more nb-iot channels and the plurality of supplementary nb-iot channels in a system information block (sib).. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063814

Selective call routing and notification for multi-endpoint terminals

A device may obtain information. The information may represent a distance between a first user device and a second user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063700

Enterprise software/firmware management and distribution

Systems and methods relating to obtaining group criteria for mobile devices to be associated with a user-specified group; determining that a first mobile device satisfies the group criteria; obtaining a release time for the group in connection with a first software update; determining that availability of the first software update should not be indicated prior to the release time to the first mobile device based on the determination that the first mobile device satisfies the group criteria; and indicating, at a first time, to the first mobile device that the first software update is available based on the first time occurring during or after the release time.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063607

Colorless, directionless, contentionless, spaceless, and flexible grid reconfigurable optical node

An optical node may include an optical switch and an optical add drop multiplexer (oadm). The optical switch may receive, via a space-division multiplexing (sdm) link that carries optical signals via multiple sdm elements, an optical signal to be switched from a first sdm element to a second sdm element. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063336

Tracking data usage in wireless networks

A method may include determining a number of user devices that can access data services in a wireless network and storing information identifying the determined number of user devices for each of a number of sectors for each of a number of periods of time. The method may also include receiving a request from a first user device associated with a first user for access to data services during a first period of time, accessing the stored information to determine whether to grant the request and providing access to data services via the wireless network to the first user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063335

Identifying unused capacity in wireless networks

A method may include determining a capacity metric for sectors in a network, estimating a usage metric for each of the sectors for periods of time and determining a number of user devices that can access data services based on the capacity metric and the usage metric. The method may also include storing information identifying the determined number of user devices, receiving a request from a first user device for access to data services during a first period of time and accessing the stored information to determine whether the number of user devices that can access data services for the first period of time is greater than zero. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063334

Routing of diameter protocol messages based on a subscriber policy

A device may determine a subscriber identifier associated with a subscriber device. The device may obtain a service indicator based on the subscriber identifier. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059251

Solar-powered asset tracking device for energy-efficient gps tracking

A device may determine that a charge of a capacitor of the device, powered by solar energy, satisfies a threshold. The device may power on a first set of components of the device based on determining that the charge of the capacitor satisfies the threshold. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054914

Heat sink retention spring clip

A retaining clip is provided for use with a heat sink. The heat sink has a flat bottom surface in heat conducting engagement with an electronic device and fins extending from a top surface of the heat sink, the fins defining a channel. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054772

Next generation intelligent mesh network with fronthaul and backhaul services

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to discover an adjacent wireless station of the wireless access network, wherein the wireless access network is a next generation mesh network; establish a wireless link with the adjacent wireless station; generate link information pertaining to the wireless link; transmit the link information to a controller of multiple wireless stations that include the wireless station and the adjacent wireless station; receive from the controller, first routing and forwarding information indicating a data plane via which the wireless station and the controller are to communicate end user traffic; and transmit to the controller, current control information pertaining to the data plane, wherein the control information includes one or more of link information, service performance information that indicates one or more service performance metrics, or traffic flow information.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054370

Automatically verifying logic of protocol messages exchanged between devices during a communication session

A device may receive a file that includes a log of messages for messages communicated among multiple devices during a communication session. The device may analyze the file to determine information associated with the messages. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/15/18 / #20180049150

Locating customer premises equipment in a narrow beamwidth based radio access network

A device may receive, from a base station, a wireless signal. The device may determine, based on the wireless signal, at least one of a signal quality value associated with the wireless signal or information indicative of a location of the base station relative to the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/15/18 / #20180049108

Priority and broadcasting in a network serving lte, emtc, and nb-iot

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to estimate a load for each access mode of multiple access modes of a wireless station, wherein the access modes include a first mode and one or more other modes; calculate a loading metric for each access mode based on its corresponding load in response to the estimation; calculate an order of priority for each access mode by which one or more end devices are to use to connect to the wireless station, based on the loading metric of each access mode; generate a first message that includes the order of priority; and broadcast the first message within a cell of the wireless station.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048764

Call handling based on augmented caller information

A device can receive a call from a calling party device to a called party device, and can determine caller information based on the call from the calling party device. The device can determine that the caller information satisfies a criterion, and can modify the caller information to create modified caller information, the caller information being modified based on the caller information satisfying the criterion. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048757

Multimedia messaging service communication using a two way push connection

Systems and methods for generating and transmitting multimedia messaging service (mms) messages are disclosed. In some implementations, a mobile device presents, at a touchscreen, a visual user interface. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/08/18 / #20180042024

Network device based control of a coverage enhancement mode

A device may detect a trigger to configure a coverage enhancement mode for a wireless device. The wireless device may be associated with a particular coverage area. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041855

Identification of provisioning status for a subscriber identity module

Identifying an unknown subscriber identity module (sim) includes reading a first value representing a mobile directory number from the sim, where the first value is automatically read prior to a registration of a mobile device with a network, and reading a second value representing the mobile directory number from the sim, where the second value is automatically read after the registration has occurred. The method includes evaluating the first and the second values representing the mobile directory number, and determining a provisioning status associated with the sim based on the evaluating.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035327

Group pdn method to support mtc devices on cellular network

Systems described herein use a group packet data network (pdn) to support communications from machine-type communications (mtc) devices on wireless networks. The systems assign a mtc device to a group with a group identifier, the group associating the mtc device, and other mtc devices, with a particular customer network; receive an attach request from the mtc device; retrieve, based on the attach request, the group identifier for the mtc device; configure a bearer path between the mtc device and the particular customer network, the bearer path including a group pdn that transports data packets from the mtc device, and the other mtc devices, between a serving gateway (sgw) and a pdn gateway (pgw); and send data packets from the mtc device over the group pdn.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035273

Real-time notification of toll-free data service usage

A device may receive first information. The first information may be based on traffic associated with usage of a toll-free data service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035249

Addition of secondary endpoint based on message reply

A method for adding an additional endpoint for a service based on a short messaging service (sms) message may include receiving a request to add a second user equipment (ue) as an additional endpoint for a service associated with a first ue, and generating a transaction identifier in response to receiving the request. The method may include sending a command to provide a short message service (sms) message to the first ue requesting permission to add the second ue as the additional endpoint, and receiving a message granting permission to add the second ue as the additional endpoint, where the message may include a network identifier assigned to the first ue. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034942

Using control information to process data associated with an unsupported protocol

A device may receive, from a source, data destined for a destination. The device may identify a protocol associated with the data. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034816

Network-based client side encryption

A device may provide an upload request to upload a file. The device may receive, based on the upload request, a unique identifier associated with the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034805

Securely provisioning a service to a customer equipment

A device may receive a certificate, such as an x.509 certificate, that includes authentication information. The authentication information may uniquely identify a customer equipment. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027567

Preemption policy for a base station operating in closed subscriber group hybrid mode

A device may receive, from a first user device, a request to access a first resource associated with the device. The first user device may be associated with a closed subscriber group. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027495

Wakeup system and method for devices in power saving mode

A computer device may include a memory storing instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to select a broadcast method for a wakeup signal for a wireless communication device; instruct a base station to broadcast the wakeup signal using the selected broadcast method; and provide information identifying the selected broadcast method to the wireless communication device. The processor may be further configured to receiving a wakeup request from a machine-type communication interworking function (mtc-iwf) device; map the received wakeup request to a wakeup signature beacon signal associated with the wireless communication device; and instruct the base station to transmit a wakeup signature beacon signal to the wireless communication device based on the received wakeup request.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027404

Mtc device ping messages via tracking area updates

A computer device may include logic configured to intercept a tracking area update response from a wireless network device to a user equipment device and trigger a device ping process for the user equipment device, in response to intercepting the tracking area update response. The logic may be further configured to generate a device ping message based on the triggering; send the device ping message to an application system associated with the user equipment device; receive a device ping response from the application system; incorporate information from the device ping response into the intercepted tracking area update response; and send the tracking area update response with the incorporated device ping information to the user equipment device.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027395

Messaging format conversion for a cellular network

A network device may receive, from a sending device, a message in a first messaging format en route to user equipment. The first messaging format may correspond to one of a 3gpp cellular network standard or a 3gpp2 cellular network standard. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/18/18 / #20180020354

Mobile wireless communication device activation systems and methods

An exemplary mobile device activation system may receive, by way of a mobile device not currently activated on a mobile network, a request to initiate an activation process to activate the mobile device on the mobile network, authenticate the mobile device to a user account associated with the mobile network, establish an activation session with the authenticated mobile device, receive, during the activation session and by way of the authenticated mobile device, user input indicating a user-selected activation parameter for the authenticated mobile device, and activate the authenticated mobile device on the mobile network based on the user-selected activation parameter for the authenticated mobile device.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/18/18 / #20180020166

Personal camera companion for real-time streaming

A device may display content being captured by a personal camera associated with a user. The device may receive an indication to stream the content based on a user interaction with the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/18/18 / #20180019929

Virtual models for access/control of internet of things (iots) devices

A network device enables browsing of a plurality of pre-defined vms associated with iot devices. The network device receives, from a user device, selection of a first pre-defined vm from the plurality of pre-defined vms, wherein the first pre-defined vm includes at least one first device state and at least one first sensor type, and receives, from the user device, instructions to modify the first pre-defined vm, by adding an additional device state or an additional sensor type to the first pre-defined vm or by removing the at least one first device state or the at least one first sensor type from the first pre-defined vm, to create a first customized vm associated with a first physical iot device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/18/18 / #20180018883

Dynamic navigation of uavs using three dimensional network coverage information

Flight path determination for unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) in which three-dimensional coverage information, corresponding to a wireless network, is used to optimize the flight path to ensure that the uavs maintain network coverage throughout the flight. The flight path information may be provided as a service to uav operators. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/18/18 / #20180016005

Unmanned aerial vehicle platform

A device receives a request for a flight path of uav from a first location to a second location in a region, and determines, based on credentials associated with the uav, whether the uav is authenticated for utilizing the device and a network. The device determines, when the uav is authenticated, capability information for the uav based on the request and component information associated with the uav. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014168

Session establishment, maintenance, and termination by end device based on sms messaging

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to receive a trigger to initiate a media session that is to be supported by a control channel and a media channel; generate a first short message service (sms) message, which includes a first session initiation protocol (sip) message configured to initiate the media session, in response to the trigger; transmit, via non-access stratum as the control channel, the first sms message that includes the first sip message to a server via a mobility management entity, in response to the generation; determine whether a bearer for the media channel is already established; establish the bearer in response to a determination that the bearer is not already established; use the bearer as the media channel in response to the establishment; and use the bearer as the media channel in response to a determination that the bearer is already established.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013672

Network element federation controller and forwarding box

A controller network device receives command input for providing services over a service provider network and receives a verification request to verify an initial output of a control communication sent to a forwarding network device by a second controller network device in a group of peer controller network devices. The controller network device receives, from other controller network devices in the group of peer controller network devices, results that are responsive to the verification request and based on the command input and identifies a majority output from the results. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007630

Wireless device transfer to a power saving mode

A device may determine that a transmission of network traffic, associated with a wireless device, is complete. The transmission of network traffic may be between the wireless device and a base station associated with a network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007527

Methods and systems for facilitating subsidized access by a user to network content

An exemplary method includes a subsidized access management system detecting a request provided by a user of an access device for the user to receive subsidized access to network content, identifying a plurality of user parameters provided by the user and that define a plurality of conditions associated with the subsidized access to the network content and that the user is willing to experience in order to receive the subsidized access to the network content, selecting a sponsor from a pool of potential sponsors and that is willing to sponsor the subsidized access to the network content in accordance with the plurality of user parameters, and providing the user with the subsidized access to the network content by way of the access device in accordance with a subsidized access arrangement between a subsidized access provider and the sponsor. Corresponding systems and methods are also described.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007493

Access control and scheduling mechanism for mtc devices

A method includes receiving, at a network control component, an enhanced subscriber profile identifier (e-spid) associated with at least one machine type communications (mtc) user device from a home subscriber server (hss). The method includes determining whether the e-spid is in a first range of e-spid values, wherein the first range of e-spid values corresponds to a delay that exceeds a threshold, and interacting with a self-organizing network (son) controller that interacts an operation administration maintenance (oam) component to control and define a modified e-spid based on network traffic and coverage in response to a determination that the e-spid is in the first range of e-spid values. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007437

Methods and systems for resolving recording conflicts in a hybrid cloud-local digital video recording system

An exemplary method includes a cloud-based service provider system detecting an input command provided by a user during a scheduling session and representative of a request for a local digital video recording (“dvr”) system to record a media program during a presentation time period. In response to the detecting of the input command, the cloud-based service provider system identifies a conflict associated with the request for the local dvr system to record the media program, performs a prioritization operation to determine a relative priority of media programs that are at least one of scheduled to be recorded by the local dvr system at any given time during the presentation time period and currently recorded in a memory of the local dvr system, and automatically performs, based on the performing of the prioritization operation, a predetermined action to resolve the conflict and facilitate the local dvr system recording the media program.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006957

Methods and systems for evaluating voice over wi-fi (vowifi) call quality

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide receiving a plurality of voice call quality values and values for a plurality key performance indicators (kpis) related to voice over wi-fi voice call quality; selecting a subset of the plurality of kpis based on a correlation between each kpi and the voice call quality value; performing a plurality of discrete regression analyses based on the subsets of the plurality of kpis and the voice call quality values to generate a plurality of regression results; determining an accuracy for each of the plurality of regression results; assigning weights to each of the plurality of regression results based on the determined accuracies; and combining the plurality of regression results using the assigned weights to generate a final combined estimated vowifi voice call quality algorithm that accurately predicts the voice call quality value based on values for the selected subset of the plurality of kpis.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374695

Connecting user equipment to different core networks

Techniques described herein may enable user equipment (e.g., user broadband devices, internet of things (iot) devices, etc.) to connect to different core networks of a wireless telecommunication network. The core networks may support different network services (e.g., voice over internet protocol (voip) services, internet access service, telematics services, video on demand (vod) services, etc.) and a ue may connect be connected to the appropriate core network based on an access point name identifier (apn id) that the ue may provide to the network (e.g., upon sending a request to connect to the wireless telecommunication network).. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374694

Controlling utilization of network paths for machine-type communications

Systems described herein control communication paths used for machine-type communications (mtc) devices in a wireless network. The systems store a subscriber profile for an mtc device, including an apn configuration that differentiates, for non-ip-type communications, types of bearer paths between the mtc device and an epc network; receive an attach request from the mtc device; retrieve the subscriber profile; and determine if the subscriber profile indicates an apn configuration for a non-ip bearer. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373984

Server intelligence for network speed testing control

A network device receives, from a client device, a request to perform a network speed test of a network connecting the client device and the network device. The network device conducts a trial test, involving data delivery between the network device and the client device, to determine an approximate capacity of the network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373381

Wearable device design for 4g antennas

Techniques described herein may be used to implement a 4g antenna in a wearable device (e.g., a watch) in a manner that optimizes the ability of the antenna to send and receive radio signals while minimizing the user's exposure to radio signals. The antenna may be raised above a base portion and a printed circuit board (pcb) of the wearable device to limit radio signals being absorbed by the user's body, in addition to providing a vertical space between conductive components (such as the pcb), metal nodes to which the pcb is attached, etc.) that might otherwise interfere with radio signals to and from the antenna. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372256

Accommodating mobile destinations for unmanned aerial vehicles

A device receives a request for a flight path for a uav to travel from a location to an anticipated location associated with a mobile device, and determines capability information for the uav based on component information associated with the uav. The device receives information associated with a current location, a direction of travel, and a speed of the mobile device, and calculates the flight path from the location to the anticipated location associated with the mobile device based on the capability information and based on the information associated with the current location, the direction of travel, and the speed of the mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/28/17 / #20170371937

Automated api publication for internet of things platform

A computer system may include a processor configured to search storage locations for candidate application programming interface (api) files that are to be published on an internet of things (iot) platform configured to interact with iot devices for different device manufacturers. The processor may generate a list of candidate apis based on searching the storage locations; generate a list of published platform apis published on the iot platform; compare the list of candidate apis with the list of published platform apis; generate an api create list based on the comparing; generate an api update list based on the comparing; create one or more candidate apis from the generated api create list on a testing system; and update one or more candidate apis from the generated api update list on the testing system.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366666

Adding additional information to caller id information

A device may receive a first query from a terminating device, the first query may be based on the terminating device having received, from a calling party device, a request to establish a connection with a called party device. The first query may be based on information associated with the calling party device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366344

Methods and systems for bootstrapping an end-to-end application layer session security keyset based on a subscriber identity master security credential

An exemplary security key bootstrapping system determines an application layer session security keyset uniquely associated with a client device and based on a subscriber identity master security credential. The subscriber identity master security credential is permanently stored within a component of the client device and is also stored on a subscriber identity management server associated with a provider network by which the client device is communicatively coupled with an application server system. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359774

Wireless network configuration for multiple access points

A device may receive first information relating to a wireless local area network to be used to communicate with a first access point and one or more second access points. The first information may identify one or more first configuration parameters associated with the first access point. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359417

Generating consumer internet-of-things data products

A network device receives a definition for a data product of consumer internet-of-things (iot) data and registers multiple machine-type communications (mtc)-devices for collection of consumer iot data. The mtc devices provide the consumer iot data with heterogeneous formats. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359237

Internet-of-things partner integration

A network device logs transmission control protocol (tcp) flow data for connections between registered devices that are registered for use of secure internet of things (iot) application programming interfaces (apis). The logging generates logged flow data. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357948

Enhanced space management via micro-location tracking

A system dynamically assigns spaces to users. The system acquires scheduling information for users and identified times when one of the spaces should be assigned to a group of the users (e.g., when a meeting is scheduled). ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357528

Customer premises equipment (cpe) with device slicing

A customer premise equipment (cpe) associated with a customer premise forms a virtual machine (vm) and allocates a portion of processing resources and a portion of communications resources included in the cpe to the vm. The processing resources include, for example, general purposes processes and specialized processors for performing certain tasks. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357386

Implementing layered navigation using interface layers

A device may provide multiple interface layers for display in a layered manner. The multiple interface layers may be associated with a single application. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353858

User authentication systems and methods

An exemplary method includes a user authentication system detecting a touch input on a lock screen of a mobile device while the lock screen displays a notification of an incoming voice call, determining that the touch input satisfies an end-user-defined authentication key requirement that includes an end-user-defined setting specifying that a direction of a vector of the touch input across the lock screen will not be considered as part of the end-user-defined authentication key requirement, and facilitating, based on the determining that the touch input satisfies the end-user-defined authentication key requirement, a pick-up of the incoming voice call. Corresponding systems and methods are also described.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353609

Network switching detection for toll-free data service provision

A device determines a connection status of a public land mobile network (plmn) communication interface and a wireless local area network (lan) communication interface, and stores the connection status in a queue. The device waits, subsequent to storing the connection status, for expiration of a time delay; and retrieves, subsequent to the expiration of the time delay, the connection status or another connection status from the queue. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353599

Analyzing call forwarding activity

A device may receive, from a network device, call information associated with a call. The call may be from a calling party device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353544

Automated multi-network failover for data centers

A device may monitor a status of a first data center of a group of data centers. The device may determine, based on the status of the first data center, to cause a failover from the first data center to a second data center. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353505

Recovery from a potential proxy call session control function (p-cscf) failure during call origination

A user device registers with a proxy-call session control function device (p-cscf) associated with an internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims). The user device forwards a request to the p-cscf requesting a session via the ims for an ims call. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347252

Emergency call support for volte roaming within s8 home routing architecture

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide an emergency call support service in which a network device of a visited network obtains user profile data of a wireless device from a home network of the wireless device, and provides the user profile data to a location server of the visited network. The emergency call support service allows an emergency call, when initiated by a roaming subscriber of the wireless device via the visited network, to include the user profile data and be provided to a public safety access point.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347244

Generating an indoor map for a structure using data gathered by a user device

A first device may receive data from one or more sensors associated with the first device. The data may indicate movements of the first device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345051

Systems and methods for using mobile device location information to determine proximity and line of sight to structures

A system may determine a field of view of a structure; identify a set of road segments that fall within the view area of the advertising unit; and identify mobile devices that have been physically located at locations associated with the road segments within the field of view (e.g., located within vehicles that have traversed the road segments). The system may further receive a request for a report that indicates a quantity or other information (e.g., demographics information) regarding the identified mobile devices over a period of time.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339618

Filtering of signal parameter values reported in a measurement report

A user equipment may determine an initial signal parameter value of a signal received from a base station. The user equipment may determine one or more subsequent signal parameter values corresponding to one or more signals received from the base station. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339245

Aggregating subscription information and requesting content objects based on aggregated subscription information

A device may receive first subscription information from a first user device. The device may receive second subscription information from a second user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339154

Logging system for blacklisting urls in toll-free data service

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium that stores instructions to load a first web page; scan each embedded uniform resource locator (url) of the first web page; select each embedded uniform resource locator (url) that is signed to indicate support of a toll-free data service; transmit each signed embedded url to a first network device; receive, from the first network device, at least one replacement url; render the first web page using the at least one replacement url; receive a user input via one of the at least one replacement url; load a second web page in response to the user input; scan the second web page for an embedded url; determine whether the second web page includes at least one unsigned embedded url; and transmit to a second network device, blacklist data that includes the at least one unsigned embedded url.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339105

Managing transitions between a local area network and a wide area network during media content playback

A device may receive a request, associated with media content, that includes a first segment identifier of a first set of segment identifiers that identify a set of remote locations, external from a local area network, from which a first set of segments of the media content are accessible. The device may determine, based on the first segment identifier and redirect information, a second segment identifier of a second set of segment identifiers that identify a set of local locations, internal to the local area network, from which a second set of segments of media content are accessible. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338908

Dynamic error correction procedures

Techniques described herein may be used to enable a base station to dynamically implement error correction procedures (e.g., hybrid automatic repeat request (harq), forward error correction (fec), etc.) based on one or more factors, such as a level of network activity, network congestion, etc. When network congestion is high, the network device may implement an error correction policy that is directed to using available network resources to prioritize error correction procedures for transmission failures with high service requirements. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337219

Selection of networks for communicating with unmanned aerial vehicles

A device receives a request for a flight path, for a uav, from a first location to a second location, and calculates the flight path based on the request for the flight path. The device determines network requirements for the flight path based on the request, and determines scores for multiple networks with coverage areas covering a portion of the flight path. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337218

Utilization of third party networks and third party unmanned aerial vehicle platforms

A device receives a request for a flight path, for a uav, from a first location to a second location, and calculates the flight path based on the request. The device determines network requirements for the flight path based on the request, and selects a network based on the network requirements. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332330

Power management of an iot tracker

Techniques described herein may be used to conserver battery power of an internet of things (iot) tracker by increasing the overall amount of time that the iot tracker is in a battery conservation mode (a sleep mode, a power save mode (psm), etc.). A iot tracker may implement a battery conservation policy that may include instructions that cause the iot tracker to monitor certain conditions, determine when the conditions satisfy a particular trigger, and implement a battery conservation mode in response to those conditions. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332217

Sms domain preference

A method may be performed by a network device. The method may include conducting an attachment procedure with a wireless device, wherein the conducting forms a session between the wireless device and the core network; associating the wireless device with a short message service (sms) capability for the session, wherein the sms capability indicates whether the wireless device can process sms messages via internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) protocols; identifying an sms message intended for an application residing on the wireless device; routing the sms message via ims protocols when the sms capability of the wireless device indicates the wireless device can process ims protocols; and routing the sms message via non-access stratum (nas) protocols when the sms capability of the wireless device indicates the wireless device cannot process ims protocols.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332199

Energy storage management in solar-powered tracking devices

A device may detect occurrence of an event. The device may receive energy storage information and solar charging information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331861

Service support for suspended and inactive subscribers

A method may include receiving, at a serving call session control function (s-cscf) device, from a home subscriber server (hss), a subscriber profile that includes a first subscription state associated with a user device. The first subscription state is one of a plurality of subscription states in addition to barred and not barred. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331753

Controlling a congestion window size

A device may determine one or more round-trip time threshold values and may determine a round-trip time value associated with a flow. The device may determine a smoothed round-trip time value based on the one or more round-trip time threshold values and the round-trip time value. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325142

Client-based access network handover

A method including determining that a device is connected to a first communication network; establishing, via the first communication network, a multimedia session with the device serving as a first endpoint of the multimedia session via the first communication network; determining that the device is connected to a second communication network while the multimedia session is ongoing, wherein the second communication network is different than the first communication network; requesting via the second communication network, in response to determining that the device is connected to the second communication network while the multimedia session is ongoing, that the first endpoint of the multimedia session be replaced with the device serving as a second endpoint of the multimedia session via the second communication network; and continuing, after the request that the first endpoint of the multimedia session be replaced, the multimedia session via the second communication network. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325110

Identifying volte to different technology types

A computer device may include a memory configured to store instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to detect a session initiation protocol (sip) call and identify an available technology type to carry the sip call from an originating device. The processor may be further configured to execute the instructions to generate an originating available technology type header that includes information identifying the identified available technology type to carry the sip call from the originating device and forward the sip call toward a destination with the generated originating available technology type header.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324861

Detecting notable events and annotating multimedia data based on the notable events

A user device, such as a smart phone, may capture sensor data or interface with a wearable device, such as a smart watch, or another user device to capture sensor data related to the capture of multimedia content. The sensor data may relate to a user, other people, and/or an associated environment. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324840

Smart device-assisted diagnosis of operating statuses of consumer devices

The operational status of devices (such as routers, gateways, etc.) may be determined automatically, without the need for a user to look up status lights or sounds in a manual. A particular device may be automatically identified (e.g., by image recognition techniques), and the operational status may also be automatically identified. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324836

Dynamic content check interval for multicast devices

A user equipment (ue) may periodically check for multicast updates from a wireless telecommunications network based on a particular interval (e.g., a “content check interval”). For example, when the ue is powered on, the ue may periodically check for multicast updates based on a default content check interval. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc








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