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Real-time traffic analysis over mobile networks

A device can determine a set of flow characteristics associated with an encrypted traffic flow. The set of flow characteristics can include a cumulative length of payload packets included in the encrypted traffic flow, an average payload length of the payload packets, and a throughput associated with the encrypted traffic flow. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Controlling access to content in a network

A device can receive a first communication from a user device. The first communication can includes a request for content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Analyzing big data to determine a data plan

A device can receive, from a set of storage devices, first information relating to one or more pilot data plans that are associated with one or more first groups of user devices. The device can receive, from the set of storage devices, second information relating to one or more live data plans that are associated with one or more second groups of user devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Systems and methods for accessing multiple application servers via a service capability exposure function

A computing device may include a memory configured to store instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to receive a message from a user equipment (ue) device via a mobility management entity (mme), wherein the computing device is configured as a service capability exposure function (scef) device. The processor may be further configured to identify an application server associated with the message based on one or more application server identifiers included in the received message; map uplink data, included in the received message and associated with the identified application server, to an application programming interface (api) associated with the identified application server; and send the mapped uplink data to the identified application server using the api associated with the identified application server.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

System and method for centralized authentication and authorization for cloud platform with multiple deployments

Techniques described herein may be used to centralize authentication and authorization for accessing cloud services provided by different cloud platform deployments. A user equipment (ue) may provide user information to a cloud admin server. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Container deployment for a network

A device can determine that a container is deployed in a front-end of a private network. The container can include a self-contained execution environment. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Dynamic firewall configuration based on proxy container deployment

A first container of a first device can receive information that identifies a configuration of a first interface and a second interface of a second container of the first device. The first container can include a self-contained execution environment. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Dynamic application buffer adaptation for proxy based communication

A device may identify a proxy connection associated with a first device and a second device. An application buffer of the proxy connection may be associated with a first buffer size for at least one of the first device or the second device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Deploying and managing containers to provide a highly available distributed file system

A device can receive information indicating a set of instructions associated with a microservices application, where the microservices application is associated with one or more microservices. The device can generate a deployment specification. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Configuring a back-end container and a corresponding front-end proxy container on a network device

A device can receive a request to deploy a container to provide a service. The request can include information identifying a set of parameters associated with the container. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Automatic bootstrapping and dynamic configuration of data center nodes

A device can receive, from a node of a set of nodes, a dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) discovery request. The device can determine a dhcp offer based on metadata associated with the node. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Persistent data storage for a microservices application

A device can receive a specification identifying information associated with a stateful microservices application. The device can provide a request for storage information associated with the stateful microservices application based on the information included in the specification. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

Network-based device registration for content distribution platforms

A device can receive, from a network device, information that identifies a user device. The network device might have authenticated the user device based on the user device accessing a radio access network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

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

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to generate a first short message service (sms) message, which includes a first session initiation protocol (sip) message configured to initiate or end a media session that is supported by a control channel and a media channel; transmit, via non-access stratum as the control channel in response to the generation, the first sms message that includes the first sip message to a server via a mobility management entity; establish, subsequent to the transmission, an end-to-end connection for the media session using a bearer as the media channel when the first sip message is configured to initiate the media session; and end, subsequent to the transmission, the media session, when the first sip message is configured to end the media session.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255421

System and method for enhanced messaging using external identifiers

A network device obtains an external identifier for a user device. The external identifier includes a “<local identifier>@<domain identifier>” format. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255185

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

09/06/18 / #20180255004

Systems and methods for providing requested user information to a validated user

A method may include receiving, via a voice channel and from a user device associated with a user, a request for information regarding a service provided to the user by a provider and determining whether the user device is configured to receive push notifications. The method may also include determining whether the user device is associated with a current customer of the provider, generating a link and an authorization token, in response to determining that the user device is not configured to receive push notifications and that the user device is associated with a current customer, and forwarding the link and the authorization token to the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253199

Digital image tagging apparatuses, systems, and methods

In an exemplary embodiment, user input is received, a selected portion of a digital image is identified based on the user input, a data instance is selected, and a tag is applied to the selected portion of the digital image. The applied tag provides an association between the selected portion of the digital image and the data instance. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/06/18 / #20180251067

Systems and methods for streaming video from a rear view backup camera

A method may include detecting, by a mobile device, a first signal transmitted from a mobile device mount located in a vehicle and transmitting, by the mobile device and in response to detecting the first signal, a second signal to a vehicle system interface device. The method may also include sending, by the vehicle system interface device and in response to receiving the second signal, a third signal to a camera configured to capture video data associated with objects located at least one of behind or to the side of the vehicle and transmitting video data by the camera, in response to receiving the third signal. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242220

Systems and methods for real-time and selective enablement of shared access cells

Techniques described herein may allow for the selective enabling and/or disabling of shared access points (“saps”). The selective enabling and/or disabling may occur based on the analysis of key performance indicators (“kpis”) associated with the saps. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242180

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

08/23/18 / #20180241879

Interactive voice response (ivr) call authentication

A device can receive, from an interactive voice response (ivr) system, a set of instructions to initiate an application session of an application and to provide an authentication interface for display. The device can receive, via the authentication interface and during the application session, a first credential from a user of the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241471

Emulating rogue optical network unit behavior in a passive optical network

A device can include a first component to receive, from a first network device, a first upstream optical signal. The first upstream optical signal can be associated with a designated time slot of the first network device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234916

Method and system for rat selection in a multi-rat network

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide a radio access technology selection (rat) service. The rat selection service includes using traffic pattern information, coverage level information, and load information as a basis to select a rat of use for an end device that has multi-rat capabilities. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234902

Self-organizing customer premises network

A computer device may include a memory configured to store instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to determine a service requirement for a client device connected to a wifi access point in a customer premises network that includes a plurality of wifi access points. The processor may be further configured to monitor a service requirement parameter, associated with the determined service requirement, for the client device; detect that the service requirement parameter is within a threshold of the determined service requirement; and perform a self-organizing network (son) action on the customer premises network, in response to detecting that the service requirement parameter is within the threshold of the determined service requirement.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234832

Method and system of providing instant location service

An approach is disclosed for providing an instant location service. At a wireless device of a first user, mapping information of a second user is received over a wireless network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234824

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

08/16/18 / #20180234291

System and method for enhanced network event monitoring and reporting

A device may detect an event associated with a user device. The event may include at least one of a data reachability event, a loss of connectivity event, or a loss of reachability event. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227930

Modeling network performance and service quality in wireless networks

A recursive algorithm may be applied to group cells in a service network into a small number of clusters. For each of the clusters, different regression algorithms may be evaluated, and a regression algorithm generating a smallest error is selected. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227879

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

08/09/18 / #20180227616

Network data delivery sponsorship signatures in streaming manifest files

A device receives, via a public land mobile network (plmn), a manifest file associated with streaming content, wherein the manifest file includes a sequence of multiple uniform resource identifiers (uris) that identify network storage locations of multiple content segments of the streaming content, and wherein a sponsorship signature of multiple sponsorship signatures is appended to at least one of the multiple uris of the manifest file. The device retrieves the multiple uris, and the sponsorship signature, from the manifest file; sends the sponsorship signature to a charging node in the plmn for controlling the charging of data delivery associated with the streaming content to one of a user of the media playing device or a sponsor of the streaming content based on the sponsorship signature; and engages, via the plmn using the multiple uris, in a content streaming session to receive the streaming content.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227298

Selectively permitting a receiver device to access a message based on authenticating the receiver device

A device may receive an indication to generate a link associated with accessing a message. The message may be intended for a shared device identifier of a receiver device identified by a receiver device identifier, where the shared device identifier is shared by multiple receiver devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225879

Methods and systems for minimizing pixel data transmission in a network-based virtual reality media delivery configuration

An exemplary virtual reality media provider system identifies a viewable pixel data subset and an unviewable pixel data subset within pixel data representative of a set of pixels that constitute a particular scene to be transmitted to a media player device. The media player device includes a head-mounted display screen worn by a user to view the particular scene. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224294

Converting between data structures to determine a shortest path between two geographic locations

A device can receive a request to determine a set of navigational directions, and can obtain a set of traffic objects associated with a first map layer. The set of traffic objects can include nodes to identify one or more geographic locations and one or more links to identify one or more geographic areas between the nodes. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220299

Frictionless authentication over wifi

A system described herein may allow for the frictionless authentication of a user and/or user device (e.g., without requiring that the user provide login details, such as a user name and password). The frictionless authentication may occur via a licensed wireless network, even when the user device is actively engaged in communications with an unlicensed wireless network (and/or is not engaged in communications with the licensed wireless network).. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220256

Hss-based application authorization for machine-type-communications

Systems described herein ensure authorized communications between application servers and machine-type communications (mtc) devices. The systems store a subscriber profile for an mtc device, the subscriber profile including application server (as) configuration information designating application servers that are authorized to connect with the mtc device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219787

Congestion avoidance over a tcp flow that involves one or more devices using aqm, based on one or more tcp state conditions

A device can determine a congestion window (cwnd) value, associated with a first transmission control protocol (tcp) state, for a tcp flow that involves one or more devices using active queue management (aqm). The first tcp state to cause the cwnd value to be increased at a particular rate. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219786

Maximizing throughput over a tcp link by boosting packet transmission

A device can transmit, to a transmission control protocol (tcp) receiver, a quantity of packets based on a congestion window (cwnd) value. The device can receive, from the tcp receiver, a quantity of acknowledgement (ack) packets, that include a corresponding quantity of advertised receive window (rwnd) values, based on transmitting the quantity of packets. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219784

Traffic control platform

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium to receive in a data path of user traffic, a packet associated with an end user; identify, by an operating system space, an identifier of the end user that is included in the packet; determine whether a type of traffic control service to be applied to the packet can be determined; pass, by the operating system space to an application space, the packet when the type of traffic control service cannot determined; determine, by the application space, the type of traffic of traffic control service; add, by the application space, a marker to the packet that indicates an identifier of the type of traffic control service; provide, by the operating system space the type of traffic control service that includes an in-line quota enforcement service and a charging record service.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219593

System and method for a dynamically active fd-mimo antenna array adjustment system

A network device receives, from a network management system (nms), a first traffic distribution associated with the fd-mimo antenna site, and receives a first service reliability requirement associated with the fd-mimo antenna site. The network device determines, based on physical constraints, a maximum number of a plurality of antenna base blocks that can be placed at a full-dimension multiple input multiple output (fd-mimo) antenna site, wherein each of the plurality of antenna base blocks includes a plurality of antennas. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213466

System and method for controlling usage of priority access in networks

A system and method may include receiving information for a number of user equipment (ue) devices, wherein the information identifies a category associated with network access priority for each of the ue devices. The system and method may also include receiving, on behalf of a first one of the ue devices, a message to establish a network connection corresponding to a request for prioritized network access and determining whether a category for the first ue device allows for prioritized network access. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213038

Enabling hypertext transfer protocol (http) connect in association with a toll-free data service

A device can receive, from a user device, a hypertext transfer protocol (http) connect request associated with a toll-free data service. The user device can establish a first transmission control protocol (tcp) connection with a proxy server. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212970

Distributed authentication for internet-of-things resources

A network device receives, from a node in an internet-of-things (iot) network, an access request for a user authenticated via the node and identifies the access request as from either of a trusted node or an untrusted node in the iot network. When the access request is from an untrusted node, the network device identifies a hash key for the access request, wherein the hash key is derived from an access list for the iot network; broadcasts the hash key to other trusted nodes in the iot network; and validates the access request based on a solution consensus from the other trusted nodes. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210808

System and methods for application activity capture, error identification, and error correction

A device may obtain data regarding application activity from a group of user devices. The application activity may relate to an application associated with network operator services provided by a network operator. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/19/18 / #20180206133

System and method for a usage category specific self-organizing network

A computer device may include a memory configured to store instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to select a base station; obtain one or more metric values for user equipment (ue) devices attached to the selected base station; and determine usage categories for at least some of the ue devices attached to the selected base station, wherein a usage category identifies a combination of a data type, a movement type, and a user type associated with a particular ue device. The processor may be further configured to execute the instructions to classify the obtained one or more metric values based on the determined usage categories; select one or more optimization actions for the selected base station based on the classified one or more metric values; and instruct the selected base station to perform the selected one or more optimization actions.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205608

Wireless network interface management on a multi-radio embedded computing device

Exemplary systems, methods, and apparatuses may direct an application processor of an embedded computing device to: detect an operational mode selection command received from an application being executed by the application processor, the operational mode selection command selecting, from a plurality of operational modes, an operational mode of the application; determine connection statuses of a plurality of wireless network interfaces of the embedded computing device; determine, in accordance with a wireless network configuration optimization heuristic, and based on the detected operational mode selection command and the determined connection statuses of the plurality of wireless network interfaces, a state configuration for the plurality of wireless network interfaces; and direct the plurality of wireless network interfaces to operate in accordance with the state configuration.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/12/18 / #20180199217

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

07/12/18 / #20180198727

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

07/12/18 / #20180197218

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

07/05/18 / #20180192467

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

07/05/18 / #20180192297

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

07/05/18 / #20180192233

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

07/05/18 / #20180191565

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

07/05/18 / #20180188899

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

06/28/18 / #20180184412

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

06/28/18 / #20180183717

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

06/28/18 / #20180181115

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

06/21/18 / #20180176920

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

06/21/18 / #20180176889

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

06/21/18 / #20180176854

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








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