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Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc patents (2017 archive)


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11/09/17 / #20170324617

Testing and validation of user equipment for a cellular network

Compatibility and/or compliance testing for a wireless cellular network may be performed using a testing system that includes a device that implements multiple base stations in a single hardware device. Additionally, a network simulation server may simulate a core portion of the wireless cellular network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324464

Pre-allocating network resources for communications between a network hub and a remote terminal

A first device may pre-allocate network resources for multiple communications between a first device and a second device. The second device may be associated with one or more third devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322711

Configuring a user interface layout of a user device via a configuration device

A device may provide information identifying a user interface layout, associated with a smart watch, for display. The device may receive a user configuration of the user interface layout based on providing the information identifying the user interface layout for display. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311210

Local breakout service

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to store packet data network (pdn) connection data pertaining to a user equipment connected to a network; store locale-to-packet data network gateway (pgw) data, wherein the locale-to-pgw data includes mappings between locales and pgws to be used when the user equipment is located in the locales; receive a locale update pertaining to the user equipment; query the locale-to-pgw data in response to the locale update; determine, based on a result of the query, whether the user equipment is to be re-anchored to a different pgw than a pgw to which the user equipment is currently anchored; invoke a re-anchoring procedure, in response to a determination that the user equipment is to be re-anchored to the different pgw; and omit to invoke the re-anchoring procedure, in response to a determination that the user equipment is not to be re-anchored.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311110

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

10/26/17 / #20170310721

Redistributing broadcasted content

A server device may receive content that was transmitted using a broadcast technique; track a quantity of user devices that have entered a particular area after the content has been received by the server device; determine, based on the tracking, that the quantity of user devices meets or exceeds a threshold quantity; and redistributing, by the server device and based on the determining, the content to one or more of the user devices that have entered the particular area after the content has been received by the server device.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310622

Centralized communications controller

A message or system may receive a message, and may determine contents and metadata associated with the message. The contents and metadata may be used to identify another user device, such as a device located at a different entity. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310369

Configuring components of a base station to implement diversity reception and beamforming transmission

A base station may comprise a first antenna connected to a first transceiver, a first multiplexer, and a second multiplexer. The base station may comprise a second antenna connected to a second transceiver, the first multiplexer, and the second multiplexer. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309085

Providing vehicle information to a telematics device via an expansion device

A device may receive, via a first interface, vehicle information associated with a plurality of vehicle communication networks. The device may provide, via a second interface, a first subset of the vehicle information to a telematics device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295607

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

10/12/17 / #20170295494

Differentiating authorization requests for security requirements

A device may receive a request from a mobile device. The device may determine a port identifier for a port of the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295386

Stream boundary marking for dynamic content replacement

The implementation provides for controlled dynamic content replacement within media content. The media content is encoded in its original form with markers marking segments for time or condition triggered replacement. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295257

Sending messages to mobile devices

A device may receive a request for a mobile device to obtain an application. The request may include a mobile device identifier for the mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295218

Increasing an efficiency of a file transfer by using multiple communication resources

A device may receive an indication to establish a communication session between a first device and a second device for a file transfer. The device may receive, from the second device, metadata. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295167

Registering a smart device with a registration device using a multicast protocol

A device may transmit, to a first device, a first point-to-multipoint message to determine whether to request security information. The security information may be associated with permitting the first device to register with a registration device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294085

Enabling interchangeability of sensor devices associated with a user device

A user device may detect a connect event associated with a sensor device. The user device may be associated with a first sensor, and the sensor device may be associated with a second sensor. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293933

Media playback ping

Server side content impression progression tracking is performed using ping triggers and pings. A server generates ping triggers for content based on an impression list from a configuration provided by the content originator. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170290024

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

10/05/17 / #20170289881

Providing wireless services using multiple core networks

Techniques described herein may enable a wireless telecommunications network to implement different types of core networks, and enable end devices—user equipment (ues) such as broadband devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) and internet of things (iot)/machine type communication (mtc) devices (sometimes referred to herein as machine-to-machine (m2m) devices)—to connect to whichever core network is most suitable to the capabilities of the ue. For example, a broadband core network may provide ues with broadband connectivity for media sessions (e.g., telephone calls, video calls, etc.) and broadband internet access. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289362

Machine-learned policies for pcrf

A network device receives business logic for policy and charging rules function (pcrf) policies and automatically generates a policy list based on the business logic. The network device receives input for pcrf policies; generates a policy list based on the input; receives signaling messages for user equipment; determines, based on the policy list, policy decisions that are responsive to each of the signaling messages; logs a decision flow associated with each of the signaling messages and a corresponding policy decision; and optimizes an order of the policy list based on the logging.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289221

Methods and systems for efficient distribution of virtual reality media content

An exemplary device renders, within a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world (“world”) presented on a display screen, content of the world based on a stream of a first content file comprising a first content sector of the world encoded in a high resolution and a second content sector encoded in a low resolution. The device detects user input to shift additional content included in the second content sector but not the first content sector into the field of view. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289219

Prediction-based methods and systems for efficient distribution of virtual reality media content

An exemplary device renders, within a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world (“world”) presented on a display screen, content of the world based on a stream of a first content file comprising a first content sector of the world. The device predicts that a user will provide user input representative of a request to shift additional content included in a second content sector of the world but not the first content sector into the field of view. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287220

Methods and systems for point-to-multipoint delivery of independently-controllable interactive media content

An exemplary interactive media content provider system generates overall data representative of interactive media content. The exemplary interactive media content provider system concurrently provides the overall data to both a first media player device associated with a first user and a second media player device associated with a second user by way of a point-to-multipoint media delivery protocol. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286993

Methods and systems for inserting promotional content into an immersive virtual reality world

An exemplary virtual reality media system provides, for display on a display screen of a media player device associated with a user, a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world generated from and including camera-captured real-world scenery. The field of view includes content of the immersive virtual reality world and dynamically changes in response to user input provided by the user as the user experiences the immersive virtual reality world. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286855

Determining a probability of a relationship between layers of geographic information system data

A device may receive first data items and second data items that may have been output by sensor devices. The device may add, to a node in a data structure, at least some of the first data items. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285738

Methods and systems for determining an effectiveness of content in an immersive virtual reality world

An exemplary virtual reality media system provides a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world for display. The field of view includes content of the immersive virtual reality world and dynamically changes in response to user input provided by a user. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285737

Methods and systems for gaze-based control of virtual reality media content

An exemplary virtual reality media system presents a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world on a display screen of a media player device associated with a user. The field of view includes content of the immersive virtual reality world and dynamically changes in response to user input provided by the user as the user experiences the immersive virtual reality world. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280321

Protected smart card profile management

A device receives a request from a user to manage a mobile network operator (mno) profile stored in a smart card within the device, wherein the mno profile includes one or more network access credentials for accessing a wireless network. The device performs a completely automated public turing test to tell computers and humans apart (captcha), wherein the captcha includes receiving input from the user, and authenticates the user as a human, and not a bot or other automated activity, based on the captcha and the input from the user. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280320

Profile deletion codes in subscription management systems

A mobile device, having a smart card within the mobile device, stores a mobile network operator (mno) profile for the mobile device in the smart card, where the mno profile includes one or more network access credentials for accessing a wireless mobile network. The mobile device receives a customer request to delete the mno profile, and sends, from the mobile device to a network node in the wireless mobile network, a request for profile deletion. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279962

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. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279912

Proxy for monitoring special handling of content within a service network

A device intercepts a request from a requesting device, and the request includes a network address or a universal resource locator (url) for content. The device determines whether special handling is applicable when forwarding the content to the requesting device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279893

Transaction tracking and monitoring

A device may generate one or more objects for one or more transactions. The one or more transactions may include a sequence of one or more events. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278543

Speedy clipping

Provided is a system for efficiently creating snippets or clips from media assets without re-encoding the entire portion of already encoded media content falling within the snippet boundaries. The system partitions and encodes the original media asset as set of slices with each slice encoding a different temporal chunk of the media asset. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277661

Dissociative view of content types to improve user experience

A user device may receive a web page having multiple different types of content (e.g., text, images, videos, etc.). The user device may identify the different types of content, and may generate reformatted pages that each include a particular type of content associated with the web page. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277426

Enabling perimeter-based user interactions with a user device

A user device may include a display that includes a first area and a second area. The first area may be located around a periphery of the second area, and the first area may include a touch-sensitive surface. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/21/17 / #20170273006

Service level agreement violation warning and service suspension

A method including receiving a service request from a mobile station for a service to be provided by a mobile wireless communication network, wherein the mobile station is subscribed to the mobile wireless communication network under an account; obtaining, based on an identifier for the mobile station, a constraint describing a limitation on use of the service; determining that the first service request violates the constraint; obtaining, based on the identifier for the mobile station, a first threshold number of violations; determining, in response to the determination that the first service request violates the constraint, that a first total number of service requests violating the constraint issued by the mobile device or issued by mobile devices subscribed to the mobile wireless communication network under the account is equal to or greater than the first threshold number, wherein the first total number of service requests includes the first service request; identifying a notification destination for the account; and automatically transmitting, in response to the determination that the first total number is equal to or greater than the first threshold number, a first notification to the notification destination.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272991

Determining a core network gateway based on a tracking area or a cell of a user device

A device may receive relationship information indicating a relationship between first geographic information and a network gateway. The network gateway may be associated with providing a user device with access to a network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265229

Ultra-reliable and low priority communications

Systems described herein receive, via a physical random access channel, an attach request from a user device; retrieve profile data for the user device; and determine, based on rf conditions estimated from the attach request, an initial downlink repetition level for extended coverage. The systems also receive a reference signal from the user device via a physical uplink shared channel; determine an uplink repetition level for coverage extension based on the uplink rf conditions and requirements from the profile data. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265197

Network sharing scheme for machine-to-machine (m2m) network

A base station includes an antenna to receive a first frequency band associated with first signals carrying machine-to-machine (m2m) data, and a second frequency band associated with second signals carrying user equipment (ue) data; a radio frequency interface to connect to the antenna, and configured to receive the first signals and the second signals; at least one digital front end to generate, based on the first signals, first time-aligned symbols, generate, based on the second signals, second time-aligned symbols, store the first time-aligned symbols at a first portion of a buffer, and store the second time-aligned symbols at a second portion of the buffer; and a processor to convert, based on contents stored at the first portion of the buffer, the first time-aligned symbols into the m2m data, and convert, based on contents stored at the second portion of the buffer, the second time-aligned symbols into the ue data.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265070

Caching a pairwise master key for dropped wireless local area network (wlan) connections to prevent re-authentication

A device may determine that a first wireless local area network (wlan) connection, established with a first wlan access point using an extensible authentication protocol, has been dropped. The device may store a pairwise master key identifier, associated with the first wlan access point, based on determining that the first wlan connection has been dropped. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257847

Providing lte network devices with downlink channels in an unlicesneed spectrum

A small cell device may communicate with a user device (e.g., a smartphone, a tablet computer, etc.) via a range extender device that extends the effective range of the small cell device to the user device. The small cell device, the range extender device, and the user device may communicate with one another using channels of a licensed spectrum (e.g., traditional lte channels). ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257755

Enhanced dynamic feature support in wireless diameter-based networks

A computer device may include logic configured to receive a request from a user equipment device or a network device; identify a responding wireless access network device to process the request; and determine whether information identifying supported features for the responding wireless access network device has been obtained. The logic may be further configured to request a list of supported features from the responding wireless access network device, when the information identifying the supported features for the responding wireless access network device has not been obtained by the computer device; receive, from the responding wireless access network device, a response that includes the list of the supported features and that further includes supported features scope information; store the supported features scope information; and use the supported features scope information when forwarding requests to the responding wireless access network device or the plurality of devices.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257172

High capacity transmission system with full nonlinear penalty cancellation

An optical device includes a light source and diffuser, such as non-linear material, to form a supercontinuum of light energy of different wavelengths. An optical channel generator forms channels from the supercontinuum and forwards a multiplexed signal carrying the channels. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251503

Internet protocol address and port-based identity service

A method, a system, and a non-transitory storage medium provide an ip address and port-based identity service in which an anchor node of a wireless network stores identity information pertaining to a user of a mobile device in a centralized database. An authenticated and authorized web server may query the centralized database using the ip address or the ip address and port of an end device connected to the web server. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251267

Presenting media content from multiple, distinct media content sources

Techniques described herein may be used to provide a media program (e.g., a television program, a sporting event, a movie, advertisement, etc.) to a user by obtaining portions of the media program from multiple, distinct media content sources. A client device, such as a set-top-box (stb), may receive present an ongoing media program to a user. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251034

Multicasting adaptive bitrate streams

Content providers, such as television companies, may multicast adaptive bitrate content, using playlist-oriented streaming techniques, to recipient devices (such as set-top boxes (“stbs”)). In a playlist-oriented streaming technique, segment files (e.g., segments of the content) may correspond to predetermined time segments. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249835

Traffic monitoring systems and methods

In an exemplary method, a traffic monitoring subsystem receives mobile device attribute data from a plurality of mobile devices over a network, selectively aggregates the mobile device attribute data, the selectively aggregating including identifying anomalous data in the mobile device attribute data and excluding the anomalous data from the aggregated mobile device attribute data, and generating traffic condition data based at least in part on the aggregated mobile device attribute data, the traffic condition data representative of a traffic condition. In certain examples, the traffic monitoring system provides the traffic condition data to at least one of the mobile devices.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249068

Generating content that includes screen information and an indication of a user interaction

A device may activate a screen capture mode and may record screen information provided via a touch screen display associated with the device based on activating the screen capture mode. The device may detect one or more user interactions with the touch screen display in association with the screen information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248433

Modifying navigation information for a lead navigation device and a follow navigation device

A device may determine a lead vehicle identifier and a follow vehicle identifier associated with navigating to a destination. The device may determine a plurality of device identifiers associated with the lead vehicle identifier or the follow vehicle identifier, identifying a plurality of devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244777

Application quality of experience evaluator for enhancing subjective quality of experience

A method to enhance a subjective quality of experience for an application may include receiving network performance data, the data representing at least one observable application characteristic, and the subjective quality of experience (qoe) survey data. The method may further include generating at least one perception model which relates the data representing at least one observable application characteristic and the network performance data, and determining a qoe model which relates the subjective qoe survey data and the data representing at least one observable application characteristic. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244771

Agent-based passive streaming

A native content handler in a user device, such as a smart phone, determines whether requested content may by delivered using special handling, such as prioritized or sponsored access. A listener of the content handler determines whether special handling may possibly be applicable to the content, and the listener modifies a universal resource locator (url) associated with the content to mark the url. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244706

Delegated resource authorization for replicated applications

An authenticating device assigns an application identifier and an application secret value to a customer application, receives a first resource authorization request from a first instance of multiple replicated instances of a customer application, where the first instance is installed in a first machine, and receives a second resource authorization request from a second instance of the multiple replicated instances of the customer application, where the second instance is installed in a second machine. The authenticating device generates, responsive to the first resource authorization request, a first token using a first network address associated with the first machine, the application identifier and the application secret value, and returns, to the first instance of the customer application, the generated first token for use in requesting access to a resource server.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244697

Authenticated network time for mobile device smart cards

A mobile device sends a network attach request to a network node, and receives an authentication challenge from the network node, where the authentication challenge includes an authentication token, a random number, and a time variable associated with a current time at the network node. A microprocessor smart card of the mobile device retrieves the time variable from the authentication challenge, and starts a clock counter based on the retrieved time variable. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242714

Virtual device model system

A computer device may include logic configured to receive, from a user device via a network, a manufacturer-independent request intended for a target device; identify a virtual device model instance associated with the target device; and identify a virtual device model associated with the identified virtual device model instance. The logic may be further configured to select a manufacturer adapter based on the identified virtual device model instance and the identified virtual device model; generate a manufacturer-specific request for the target device based on the received manufacturer-independent request and the selected manufacturer adapter; and send, via the network, the generated manufacturer-specific request to the target device.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/24/17 / #20170240126

Maintaining telematics service after vehicle power disruption

An electronic device including a first connector adapted to couple the electronic device to a vehicle diagnostic connector, wherein the first connector includes first electrical contacts arranged according to a first pin arrangement, and the electronic device is configured to obtain operating power for the electronic device via the first connector; a second connector including second electrical contacts arranged according to the first pin arrangement, wherein the second connector is configured to supply operating power for a telematics device coupled to the second connector, and the electronic device is configured to convey a communication signal between one of the first electrical contacts and a respective one of the second electrical contacts; an energy storage unit adapted to provide stored power as operating power for the electronic device and the telematics device; and a first processor configured to detect a loss of power from the first connector, and in response to detecting the loss of power, transmit an indication message indicating the loss of power to the telematics device while power is provided from the energy storage unit to the second connector.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238220

Soft handover for a voice over internet protocol service

A device may establish a first connection to a first radio access network (ran) associated with a first radio access technology (rat). The device may register to receive a call service via the first ran. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238188

Disabling user equipment radio communication over an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band during wlan operations

A wireless local area network (wlan) operations status with regard to a wireless access point may be changed for a user equipment (ue). A request, based on changing the wlan operations status for the ue, may be sent to a base station. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237609

High availability internet services provisioning

Systems and methods described herein provide redundant functionality for multi-cloud high availability continuous service provisioning. Service rule configuration of regional internet services platforms at different geographical locations are provisioned through a multi-cloud provisioning platform. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235783

Rules execution system for iot devices

A method includes receiving readings from a plurality of internet of things (iot) devices. The method identifies rules associated with the readings from the iot devices and determines a three dimensional (3d) dataset based on the plurality of iot devices, the readings and rules associated with the readings from the plurality of iot devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230865

Idle mode load balancing

A base station may establish a wireless connection with a mobile device. The base station may determine an index value for each of a plurality of carriers that may be used for the wireless connection. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230825

Authenticating mobile devices

A device may receive an encrypted authorization request token from a mobile device. The encrypted authorization request token may be based on at least one parameter and may have been created by a third party device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230779

Throttling of radio resource control connection requests

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide for storing parameters of a throttling service that governs transmissions of radio resource connection requests to a wireless network; generating a first radio resource connection request that includes an establishment cause; determining whether the establishment cause is subject to the throttling service; determining a value of a first parameter of the parameters in response to determining that the establishment cause is subject to the throttling service; omitting to transmit the first radio resource connection request in response to determining that the value of the first parameter is a first value; and transmitting the first radio resource connection request to the wireless network in response to determining that the value of the first parameter is a second value, wherein the first value and the second value are different.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230478

Special handling of a landing page

A device intercepts a request that includes a network address or a universal resource locator (url) for a landing page and determines whether special handling is applicable when forwarding the landing page to the requesting device. When the special handling is applicable, the request is automatically redirected to a validation device, which determines whether the requesting device is eligible for the special handling. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228235

Protecting and verifying contents of files on mobile computing devices

A method is provided for operating a computing device, the method including verifying the contents of a protected portion of a nonvolatile memory included in the computing device, the protected portion including a first protected file that includes first instructions; in response to the protected portion being successfully verified, initiating execution of an operating system kernel, on the computing device, included in a boot portion of the nonvolatile memory, wherein the boot portion is configured to cause the computing device to execute instructions stored in a system portion of the nonvolatile memory under control of the kernel, and the system portion is not included in the protected portion; subsequent to initiating execution of the kernel, locating the first instructions via a first symbolic link to the first protected file, wherein the first symbolic link is stored in one of the system portion or the boot portion; and executing the first instructions under control of the kernel.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223394

Methods and systems for cloud-based media content transcoding

An exemplary system for cloud-based media content transcoding includes a local media content server that records a media content program, divides the media content program into a plurality of program segments, generates a program segment playlist including pointers to the plurality of program segments, receives a request for a media content playback device to download the media content program, and transmits the program segment playlist to the media content playback device. The program segment playlist directs the media content playback device to request and download transcoded versions of the program segments from a cloud-based transcoding system located remotely from the local media content server. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223062

Measuring session initiation protocol (sip) messaging latency

A device may receive a first session initiation protocol (sip) message from another device, and may determine a first timestamp associated with the first sip message. The first timestamp may represent a receipt time of the first sip message by the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223018

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

08/03/17 / #20170223011

Secure automated device configuration and management

A method may include performing secure device configuration, via a configuration service manager device, for a sip user device. The method includes monitoring, via the configuration service manager device, the sip user device for device authentication problems, configuration file download problems, device registration problems and device third party registration problems. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220869

Automatic supercut creation and arrangement

The creation of a supercut is described using techniques to allow users to efficiently create high quality supercuts. A video clip repository may include a number of video clips. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214693

On-demand identity service for content

A device may receive a request for an authorization code, associated with providing content to a second device, from the second device. The device may provide the authorization code to the second device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214679

User-enabled, two-factor authentication service

A user may have real-time control over whether accessing a network service account implements two-factor authentication. When a username and password is provided to log into the network service account, a determination may be made about whether the login attempt is a potential security threat. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208647

Managing radio resource control (rrc) connections based on radio bearer attributes

A base station may establish a radio resource control (rrc) connection with a first user device. The base station may determine a bearer attribute of a bearer associated with the rrc connection and the first user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208505

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

07/20/17 / #20170208461

Identifying traffic associated with a content provider's toll-free data service campaign

A device may receive, from a mobile device, first encrypted information, encrypted by a content provider device using a first private key, and at least one unencrypted identifier. The device may decrypt, using a first public key, the first encrypted information to obtain first information that may include second encrypted information, encrypted using a second public key. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208419

Selectively blocking traffic based on a set of rules associated with an application category

A device may receive a request for a transmission of traffic from an application, the application being associated with an application identifier. The device may determine an application category of the application using the application identifier associated with the application. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208362

Social sharing and unlocking of reactions to content

Viewers of a video content item may provide reaction videos, that show the viewer's reactions to a content item while the viewers view the content item. The reaction videos may be provided to a friend, or other member of a social circle of the viewers, when the friend views the content item. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208007

Methods and systems for efficient routing of multicast media content by data routers at end user premises

An exemplary data router may receive from a client device a request to access a multicast packet stream corresponding to a media content channel. The data router may access the multicast packet stream, which may include a plurality of bit rate profiles each including a plurality of data packets representing a component of the media content channel transferred at a particular bit rate. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195868

Supporting network connectivity for multiple categories of user devices and applications

A mobility management entity device (mme) may receive a request from a user device to attach to a network. The request to attach to the network may include a user device identifier for the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195837

Identifying a point of view of media content and distributing the media content based on the identified point of view

A method for processing media content is described. The method includes steps of receiving via a wireless network and at a content processing server media content of an activity captured by a mobile device; identifying a location of the mobile device and a location of the activity; and identifying a point of view characteristic of the received media content based on the location of the mobile device and the location of the activity. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195424

Internet of things (iot) device activation and management

A user device, such as a smart phone, collects information about an internet-of-things (iot) device. The information may be obtained through a local wireless connection between the user device and the iot device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195330

Chained security credential distribution for sponsored data services

A method to facilitate secure access to sponsored content may include accessing a portal device to generate a campaign for a sponsored data service (sds), and providing campaign network addresses and customer identifiers associated with the content aggregator device and at least one content partner device. The method includes generating a unique first security credential associated with each of the content partner device(s), and providing information for a notification of the campaign to the portal device, where the information includes the unique first security credential associated with each of the content partner device(s), and where the notification is provided to each of the at least one content partner device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193548

Native video advertising with voice-based ad management and machine-to-machine ad bidding

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provides storing user preferences pertaining to a native ad service; receiving a program that includes instances of native ad information indicative of instances of native ads; displaying the program; determining, whether instances of native ad information is received; providing the native ad based on the user preferences, in response to determining that the instances of native ad information is received; determining whether a secondary user device is paired; and transmitting instances of native ad information to the secondary user device in response to determining that the secondary user device is paired.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188101

Hebbian learning-based recommendations for social networks

A network device applies hebbian-based learning to provide content recommendations in content-based social networks. The method includes obtaining customer activity data for a content-based social network; modeling the customer activity data as nodes and edges within the content-based social network, the nodes representing users and the edges representing connections between the users; assigning initial weights to the edges, that correspond to a connection strength, based on user-designated of relationships between the nodes; adjusting the initial weights in response to temporally correlated activity between the nodes from the customer activity data, to provide adjusted weights; identifying a content recommendation for a particular node based on an activity to access content by another node and one or more of the adjusted weights; storing a customer profile including the content recommendations associated with a node; and providing the content recommendation to a user device associated with the customer profile.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187888

Mobile peer-to-peer data balance transfer

A third-party data balance transfer system enables a user of a wireless service network to transfer a data balance to another user of the wireless service network. For example, a third-party data balance transfer system may provide an interface to receive a request from a donor to transfer a data balance to a recipient. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187868

Methods and systems for managing multiple communication sessions from a single on-screen user interface

An exemplary communication session management system concurrently presents a plurality of session icons within a single on-screen user interface, each session icon representative of a respective communication session and configured to visually indicate a session status of the respective communication session. The communication session management system further detects a user action performed by a user with respect to one of the plurality of session icons, modifies a communication session in response to the user action, and graphically indicates the modification of the session status of the communication session. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187862

Voice assisted requests between user devices

A wireless communication device may include logic configured to receive a voice request, wherein the voice request includes a request to access information stored in another wireless communication device, a request for device status information associated with the other wireless communication device, or a request to configure an alert trigger in the other wireless communication device; identify the other wireless communication device; convert the received voice request into a text request; send the text request to the other wireless communication device; and receive a response from the other wireless communication device, wherein the response includes the requested information stored in the wireless communication device, the requested device status information, or an indication that the requested alert trigger has been configured.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187807

Internet of things provisioning

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provides an installation of an iot device in which the installation includes to store internet of things (iot) management information, which includes iot device information of the iot device; upload the iot management information to a network device in response to the storing of the iot management information; store the iot management information at the iot device in response to the upload; present a map of the location; receive a designation of a location point on the map that indicates where the iot device is to be installed; determine whether the iot device is to be updated; update the iot device in response to a determination that an update for the iot device is available; calibrate one or more sensors of the iot device; and configure the iot device to transmit iot data to another network device.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187768

Content delivery network streaming optimization

A device may receive information associated with media content that is capable of being provided by a first content delivery network and a second content delivery network. The first content delivery network may include a first host device and a second host device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187628

Connected-mode traffic based idle-mode load balancing

A device may determine first information associated with a plurality of carriers. The first information may be associated with a plurality of user devices connected to a base station via the plurality of carriers. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187543

Validating hypertext transfer protocol messages for a toll-free data service

A device may receive network traffic. The device may determine that the network traffic includes a hypertext transfer protocol (http) message. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185598

Systems and methods for scoring and using popularity of entities in a media-content-based social network to provide a media service

Systems and methods for scoring and using popularity of entities in a media-content-based social network to provide a media service are disclosed herein. An exemplary system assigns popularity scores to a plurality of entities included in a media-content-based social network, the popularity scores including a first popularity score assigned to a first entity included in the plurality of entities and a second popularity score assigned to a second entity included in the plurality of entities, detects an operation in the media-content-based social network, adjusts, in response to the detection of the operation in the media-content-based social network, the second popularity score of the second entity by an amount proportional to the first popularity score of the first entity at a time of the operation, and customizes a media service based at least in part on the popularity scores of the plurality of entities included in the media-content-based social network.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185267

Methods and systems for managing multiple modes of communication within a single on-screen user interface

An exemplary multimode communication system presents a single on-screen user interface on a communication device associated with a user. The user interface includes a contact communication pane that displays a communication history between the user and a selected contact, and a communication initiation pane that displays a first user input panel configured to allow the user to initiate a communication session of a first communication mode with the selected contact. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185252

Methods and systems for managing multiple communication lines within a single on-screen user interface

An exemplary multi-line communication system presents a single on-screen user interface on a communication device. The communication device is configured to conduct communication sessions over both a first communication line associated with a first mobile directory number (“mdn”) and a second communication line associated with a second mdn. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181210

Cloud wan overlay network

A network device obtains credentials of a customer associated with multiple different cloud providers of which the customer is a subscriber, and establishes, using the credentials of the customer, a cloud wide area network (wan) overlay network across multiple different cloud computing networks associated with the multiple different cloud providers. The network device, when establishing the cloud wan overlay network, spins up multiple virtual routers in the cloud resources of the customer at each of the multiple different cloud computing networks, with a different one of the multiple virtual routers being spun up in each of the multiple different cloud computing networks, where each of the multiple different cloud computing networks is associated with a different one of the multiple different cloud providers, and where the multiple virtual routers route data traffic between the different cloud computing networks via the cloud wan overlay network.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181197

Selecting radio frequency channels for carrier aggregation in an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band

A base station may obtain channel usage information identifying usage of one or more unlicensed radio frequency (rf) spectrum bands. The base station may select a selected band, of the one or more unlicensed rf spectrum bands, based on the channel usage information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181040

Allocating unlicensed and licensed radio frequency spectrum bands for the transmission of audio and video packets

A device may receive a request for a transmission of media content. The device may determine a set of rules associated with the transmission of the media content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180380

Network access security for internet of things (iot) devices

A network device receives, from an internet of things (iot) device, a domain name system (dns) query that includes a domain name for resolving a network address associated with a remote server with which the iot device intends to communicate. The network device retrieves the domain name from the dns query, determines an identity associated with the iot device, and determines one or more valid domains associated with the determined iot device identity. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180203

Hybrid environment to support reliable delivery of multicast traffic using an orchestration device

A device may receive information associated with a reliable multicast service, that permits retransmission of multicast datagrams to be provided. The device may receive information associated with a plurality of network devices associated with providing the reliable multicast service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180143

File size-based toll-free data service

A device may receive hash values generated based on resource identifiers. The resource identifiers may be associated with a toll free data service and may be associated with a file size threshold for accessing the toll-free data service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180033

Cellular network coverage using a set of mobile devices

A method may include transmitting an amplification request relating to cellular signals transmitted by or received by the device. The method may include receiving, based on transmitting the amplification request, a set of amplification responses corresponding to a respective set of mobile devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171909

Controlling frequency of user device access to a network

A device may receive information identifying a service frequency for a user device. The device may start a service gap timer for the user device, with the service gap timer corresponding to the service frequency. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171200

Network-based authentication and security services

A user device may request access to a service provided by an application server. The application server may request that an identity server authenticate the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171199

Network-based frictionless two-factor authentication service

Techniques described herein may be used to enable users to access services protected by two-factor security systems without having to provide additional authentication information (e.g., a portion of the user's social security number, biometric information, etc.). An application server may provide one or more services, such as a social networking service, an online banking service, etc. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171187

Secure authentication service

A first device may receive a request from a second device. The request may include a device identifier associated with the second device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169853

Automatic media summary creation systems and methods

An exemplary method includes an automatic media summary creation system analyzing presentation data of a media program that includes at least one of an audio component and a video component, generating, based on the analyzing of the presentation data of the media program, a set of text data, selecting, based on an attribute of the media program, a predefined media summary template from a group of predefined media summary templates, and automatically generating a summary of the media program by using the generated set of text data to populate the selected predefined media summary template. Corresponding methods and systems are also described.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169429

Enabling and disabling user device configurations based on an account type of the user device

A user device may request an account type identifier that identifies an account type associated with the user device. The user device may receive the account type identifier based on requesting the account type identifier. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164364

Narrowband synchronization and paging in long-term evolution networks

Techniques described herein may be used to more efficiently use subcarriers allocated to a narrowband channel of a wireless telecommunications network. For example, a base station may identify a middle subcarrier of the narrowband channel and partition the middle subcarrier into additional subcarriers. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164170

Identifiers for enterprise messages

A device of a first party may receive a message from a second party. The device may obtain mapping information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164076

Optical network with small-form-factor optical fiber cross-connect module

A system includes an optical fiber cross-connect module with upstream ports and downstream ports, a first set of optical fibers connected from optical line terminals to the upstream ports, and a second set of optical fibers connected to the downstream ports and a customer optical network unit. The optical line terminals provide multiple wavelengths carrying optical signals at different bitrates over the first set of optical fibers. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164060

Automated suggestions and corrections of content clips

Techniques described herein may allow for the single-input capture of clips during the presentation of content, such as video content. The single-input capture may be based on an analysis of clips captured by users in the same video content, such that popular clips can be identified and used for subsequent users. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163806

Customer representative remote access for troubleshooting smartphones

A middleware device opens, based on an assistance call from a mobile device, a first leg of a websocket with a system associated with a call center customer representative, and sends a sms text message to the mobile device that includes a first authentication token. The middleware device receives, while attempting to establish a second leg of the websocket between the first middleware device and the mobile device, a second authentication token from the mobile device, authenticates the mobile device based on the second authentication token, and opens the second leg of the websocket between the middleware device and the mobile device based on whether the authentication is successful. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163802

Automated mdn line transfer

A computer device may include logic configured to detect a mobile directory number (mdn) subscriber line transfer triggering event; identify a first user device associated with the mdn subscriber line, wherein the first user device corresponds to a connected device with respect to the mdn subscriber line; and identify a second user device associated with the mdn subscriber line, wherein the second user device corresponds to a non-connected device with respect to the mdn subscriber line. The logic may be further configured to determine that the mdn subscriber line is to be transferred from the first user device to the second user device based on the detected mdn subscriber line transfer triggering event and transfer the mdn subscriber line from the first user device to the second user device, in response to determining that the mdn subscriber line is to be transferred.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163483

Management and beacon services of a beacon system

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provides a beacon management service that includes logic that allows a user to configure a beacon system remotely and off-site relative to a location of the beacon system, and a beacon service that provides contextual data to end users based on beacons.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163430

Tracking data usage in a secure session

A first device may obtain a session time record that includes information relating to a secure session. The session time record may include a content identifier and a device identifier that is associated with a second device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162064

Dynamic selection of unmanned aerial vehicles

A device receives a request for a flight path from a first location to a second location in a region, and calculates the flight path based on the request and based on one or more of weather information, air traffic information, obstacle information, regulatory information, or historical information associated with the region. The device determines required capabilities for the flight path based on the request, and selects, from multiple uavs, a particular uav based on the required capabilities for the flight path and based on a ranking of the multiple uavs. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161243

Feedback tool

A device may receive a request to generate a feedback report regarding an error. The device may cause an image associated with a user interface and the error to be captured based on receiving the request to generate the feedback report. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160740

Identifying unmanned aerial vehicles for mission performance

A device receives a request for a mission that includes traversal of a flight path from a first location to a second location and performance of mission operations, and calculates the flight path from the first location to the second location based on the request. The device determines required capabilities for the mission based on the request, and identifies uavs based on the required capabilities for the mission. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156043

Emergency call support for volte roaming within s8 home routing architecture

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions are provided to receive an attach request from a wireless device to attach to the device; obtain a mobile telephone number of the wireless device from another device of a home wireless network of the wireless device, based on the attach request; receive subsequent to an attachment of the wireless device, a request to establish an unauthenticated voice over long term evolution (volte) emergency call, wherein the wireless device is not registered with a visited internet protocol multimedia subsystem and the visited ims is not communicatively coupled to a home ims of the wireless device; and provide during an establishment of the unauthenticated volte emergency call, the mobile telephone number to a public access safety point.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155703

Internet of things (iot) platform and application framework

A status of an internet of things (iot) device included in a local area cloud is identified. The local area cloud includes iot devices that are connected in a wireless local area network (wlan), and one iot device functions as a leader of the local area cloud. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155492

Interference cancellation on secondary carriers in a carrier aggregation environment

Techniques described herein may allow for information, regarding neighboring cells, to be used in interference cancellation techniques in a carrier aggregation environment. A serving base station (or cell) may provide information, regarding neighboring cells that operate at a primary component carrier and one or more secondary component carriers, to a user device that employs carrier aggregation. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155476

Correction of demodulation errors based on machine learning

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to receive data and first channel information pertaining to a transmission of the data; store first constellation data and demodulate the data; determine whether any error exists pertaining to the data; receive retransmitted data and second channel information when an error exists; demodulate the retransmitted data; calculate error vector magnitude data; generate corrective constellation data based on the error vector magnitude data, the first channel information, and the second channel information, wherein the corrective constellation data includes at least one reference constellation point that is repositioned on a constellation plane relative to at least one corresponding reference constellation point of a default constellation data; and use the corrective constellation data when demodulating additional data that is subsequently received.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154060

Auto suggestion in search with additional properties

A computer initializes a configuration specified in an extensible markup language (xml) configuration file. The xml configuration file specifies at least one data source, a dimension to map each item of a plurality of items that include products, product accessories, or product support documents in the at least one data source, and a display priority for each item. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142763

Offline user device communications

Techniques described herein may be used to enable a user device (e.g., a smartphone, a tablet computer, etc.) to access network services without having to be connected to a network (e.g., a wireless telecommunications network). A first user device may communicate discovery packets in search of other user devices to which the first user device may connect. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142632

Managing carrier restrictions in a wireless network

Techniques described herein may be used to manage a wireless telecommunications network that is subject to carrier restrictions. In a handover procedure, a source base station may assign an alternative primary carrier to a user device if the current primary carrier (or a secondary carrier thereof) is prohibited by a target base station. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142498

Crowdsourcing-enhanced audio

Crowdsourcing techniques may be used to enhance the experience of users viewing and/or listening to content (e.g., live and/or pre-recorded content, such as movies, sporting events, etc.). A server device may analyze audio, captured by multiple user devices, in order to determine trigger points, in the content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142496

Seamless ad insertion for multicast streams

Techniques described herein may be used to seamlessly insert advertisements into media programs without a significant change in required bandwidth. A client device (e.g., a smartphone, a set-top box, etc.) may begin downloading and presenting a program to a user in real-time. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142264

Selective targeting for sponsored data services

Methods and devices provide access to a sponsored data service (sds) via a mobile device. A method may include receiving information identifying attributes to ascertain whether a user qualifies to access sponsored data, where an attribute from the identified attributes may include a position of the mobile device or a time of access to the sds. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142250

Prompt based alert by a user device in silent mode

A user device may receive information identifying a prompt and an alert to be provided, when the user device is in a silent mode, based on the prompt. The user device may receive a message including the prompt when the user device is in the silent mode, and may detect the prompt in the body of text associated with the message. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142185

Mechanism for exchanging order data

A request is received from a first user device to identify order data associated with the first user device. Based on receiving the request, an order setting associated with the first user device is identified. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141923

Mobile content delivery via toll-free uniform resource locators

A device associated with a cell tower in a public land mobile network receives, from a mobile device via a network, a uniform resource locator (url) that is appended with a first signature generated at the mobile device using a private key of a public/private key pair associated with a toll-free campaign. The device obtains a public key of the public/private key pair, extracts the first signature from the url, decrypts the first signature using the public key to obtain data, and encrypts the data using the private key to generate a second signature. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141916

Managing key rotations with multiple key managers

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium are provided to generate and transmit a request to obtain a resource object stored in a clustered network database that stores keys; determine based on a value of the resource object carried in a response, whether permission to update the keys is permitted, wherein a first value of the resource object grants permission and a second value of the resource object does not grant permission; determine whether any of the keys expired in response to receiving permission, wherein other network devices configured to update the keys are prevented from updating the keys while the network device is granted permission; generate a new key for each key of the keys that expired; and store the new key for each key; and release the resource object back to the clustered network database.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/11/17 / #20170135095

Allocating resources of an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band among multiple operator networks for carrier aggregation

A base station may allocate resources of an unlicensed radio frequency (rf) spectrum band among multiple operator networks, associated with different network operators, that use different licensed rf spectrum bands. The base station may receive downlink traffic destined for a user equipment. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134590

Machine-learned policies for pcrf

A network device receives business logic for policy and charging rules function (pcrf) policies and automatically generates a policy list based on the business logic. The network device receives signaling messages for user equipment and determines, based on the policy list, policy decisions that are responsive to each of the signaling messages. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134573

Synchronizing outgoing messages and incoming messages for user devices that share a telephone number

A device may receive an outgoing message from a primary user device associated with an originating telephone number. The originating telephone number may be associated with the primary user device and one or more associated user devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134216

Data-driven sensor configuration and information processing

A system may include one or more sensor devices and a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device may be configured to receive an indication of a sensor event from a sensor device via an interface port; perform a table lookup in a configuration table based on the interface port; identify sensor data location in the sensor device based on the table lookup; read data at the identified sensor data location; encapsulate the read data into a data unit; and transmit the data unit over a wireless connection to a sensor management system.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127111

Generating a playlist that includes local segment identifiers and remote segment identifiers for media content

A device may receive a segment of media content, and may store the segment in a first location local to the device. The device may generate a playlist, for accessing the media content, that includes a first segment identifier that identifies the first location local to the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126879

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 a total distance of movement of the touch input across the lock screen, determining, based on the determining of the total distance, that the touch input satisfies an 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

05/04/17 / #20170126809

Internet of things communication and control system

A device may receive device information and operation information relating to an internet of things (iot) device type corresponding to iot devices that are configured to perform a particular operation based on receiving a particular command message. The device information may identify iot devices of the iot device type, and the operation information may identify operations that the iot devices are capable of performing. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126675

Using a mobile device number (mdn) service in multifactor authentication

Attributes of a session, between a source device and a verification device, for sending first verification data, such as a password and an account identifier, are determined. The verification device generates user device data based on an identifier, such as a mobile device number (mdn), for a user device associated with the account identifier. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126577

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, wherein the packet carries iot data; 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 an application programming interface (api) identifier that identifies an 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

05/04/17 / #20170126480

Device-initiated cell selection subsequent to procedure failure

A method includes attempting, by a computing device capable of connecting to a long term evolution (lte) cellular network, to perform a first non-access stratum (nas) procedure via a serving enodeb associated with a serving cell included in the lte cellular network. The first nas procedure includes a radio access network (ran) layer portion and a nas layer portion. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125019

Automatically enabling audio-to-text conversion for a user device based on detected conditions

A user device may detect one or more conditions associated with activating audio-to-text conversion for a call, and may determine that the one or more conditions are satisfied. The user device may activate audio-to-text conversion for the call between the user device and another device, and may receive an audio signal associated with the call. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124835

Automated detection of an emergency by a user device

A user device may determine that an environmental parameter, sensed by the user device, satisfies a condition, and may detect an emergency based on detecting that the environmental parameter satisfies the condition. The user device may output, via the user device, an alarm notification, and may determine whether an input is received by the user device to cancel the alarm notification. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124737

Shared data splitting interface

A method includes accessing a total data allocation and data allocation information associated with each of a plurality of members of a shared data plan and rendering a shared data splitting interface. The shared data splitting interface includes a radial distribution component and differentiated visual segments of the radial distribution component. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124660

Telematics based systems and methods for determining and representing driving behavior

An exemplary method includes a telematics computing system collecting telematics data from a telematics device associated with a vehicle, aggregating the telematics data collected over time from the telematics device associated with the vehicle, analyzing the aggregated telematics data to determine a set of discrete segments of driving behavior associated with the vehicle, classifying the set of discrete segments of the driving behavior associated with the vehicle based on the analyzing of the aggregated telematics data, and generating a representation of the driving behavior based on the classifying of the set of discrete segments of the driving behavior, the representation of the driving behavior including weighting factors assigned to the classified set of discrete segments of the driving behavior.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124594

Promotion of web services through an ivr

Targeted audio advertisements may be inserted into ivr sessions. The audio advertisements may be targeted based on session data that includes information describing an ongoing ivr session of a user of a mobile device and demographic information of the user. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118791

Connection and traffic management in a multiple core network architecture

A base station may receive an indication to manage a connection, associated with a device, or traffic associated with the device. The indication may include a network identifier associated with a core network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118727

Initiating a transmit antenna switch during uplink-downlink imbalance

A device may determine that a first antenna of a user equipment is transmitting at a maximum transmission power value, and may determine a received signal power value associated with a wireless signal transmitted via the first antenna of the user equipment. The device may compare a target signal power value and the received signal power value, and may determine that a switching threshold value is satisfied. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118680

Extend long term evolution connected state coverage

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to detect a triggering event that invokes a t311 timer, while the device is in a radio resource control (rrc) connected state; and invoke an extended cell selection procedure that does not use an s criterion value as a basis to select a candidate cell to re-establish an rrc connection, based on a detection of the triggering event.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118619

Configuring a machine-to-machine modem

A machine-to-machine (m2m) modem may receive a request for device information identifying one or more m2m devices that are connected with the m2m modem. The m2m modem may obtain the device information associated with the one or more m2m devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118352

Portable data for mobile devices

Network devices receive configuration settings for a portable data account with a service provider. The portable data account provides for mobile data over a broadband cellular network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118264

Mobile media architecture for sponsored data services

Methods and devices provide access to a sponsored data service (sds) from a mobile device. A method may include generating a play media command that includes a remote media address and an sds identifier, and converting the remote media address into a local media address. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118068

Diverse network paths with site hardware redundancy for improved availability

A system may determine that a first device is available to transfer traffic via a network and that a second device is available to transfer the traffic via the network. A master mode may be enabled on the first device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/27/17 / #20170117620

Pcb embedded radiator antenna with exposed tuning stub

A printed circuit board (pcb) antenna includes a main antenna radiator element embedded within substrate material of a multilayered pcb such that the main antenna radiator element is formed on, or within, a different substrate layer than other components of the pcb antenna. The pcb antenna includes a first pcb substrate, and a first conductive pattern formed on the first pcb substrate, where the first conductive pattern comprises an antenna radiator. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111941

Automatic secure connection over untrusted wireless networks

An approach for automatically securing a public wireless network is disclosed. A vpn connection platform maintains a list of available trusted wireless access identifiers to connect to a public wireless network from a mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111778

Adding a unique identification header to non-operator network communication

A device may receive an identifier for a subscriber of a first network. The subscriber may be associated with the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111716

Optical transmission system using optical frequency comb sources

A system includes an optical transmitter and an optical receiver. The optical transmitter includes a first comb light source, a second comb light source, an optical switch configured to selectively switch either the first comb light source or the second comb light source through to an output of the optical switch, and optical modulators configured to apply differential phase modulation, to channels associated with the switched first comb light source or with the second comb light source, to generate modulated light output signals. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111211

Failure detection and logging for a toll-free data service

A first device may receive an error log relating to an error associated with accessing content that is associated with a toll-free data campaign. The error log may include information identifying the error. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111174

Application-based toll-free data service

A first device may receive a toll-free data request that includes an application signature. The toll-free data request may request that a first entity be billed for data usage by a second device associated with a second entity, and may be received from an application. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104878

Push/pull hybrid for wireless device usage metering

A method including obtaining, via a first push notification received by a mobile station, a first usage amount of a mobile communication network resource allocation associated with the mobile station; storing, in the mobile station, the first usage amount; determining that the stored first usage amount is out of date; in response to the determination that the stored first usage amount is out of date, transmitting a request for a usage amount of the mobile communication network resource allocation; receiving a response to the request, the response indicating a second usage amount of the mobile communication network resource allocation; and displaying, on a display unit included in the mobile station, a graphical indication of an amount of the mobile communication network resource allocation that has been used or remains to be used, based on the second usage amount.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104792

Establishing media sessions via mqtt and sip

A method of establishing a media session between a first mobile station and a second mobile station, the method including receiving, at an mqtt messaging service and from the first mobile station, a first mqtt subscription request for a first topic name used to indicate the second mobile station agrees to establish a media session with a mobile station; receiving, at the mqtt messaging service and from the first mobile station, a first mqtt application message having a second topic name used to indicate a mobile station requests establishing a media session with the second mobile station; issuing, in response to receiving the first mqtt application message, an indication to the second mobile station that a mobile station requests establishing a media session with the second mobile station; receiving, at the mqtt messaging service and from the second mobile station, a second mqtt application message having the first topic name; forwarding the second mqtt application message to the first mobile station; receiving a sip invite message issued by a third mobile station, the third mobile station being one of the first mobile station or the second mobile station; forwarding the sip invite message to a fourth mobile station, the fourth mobile station being one of the first mobile station or the second mobile station and not the third mobile station; receiving a sip ok message issued by the fourth mobile station; and forwarding the sip ok message to the third mobile station.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104549

Reporting a modified signal quality value during antenna diversity imbalance

A device may determine a first signal quality value associated with a wireless signal received by a first antenna of the device, may determine a second signal quality value associated with a wireless signal received by a second antenna of the device, and may determine a combined signal quality value based on the first signal quality value and the second signal quality value. The device may apply an offset value to the first signal quality value to form a modified signal quality value, may compare the combined signal quality value and the modified signal quality value, and may selectively report the modified signal quality value or the combined signal quality value based on comparing the combined signal quality value and the modified signal quality value.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103229

Virtual input mechanism for secure data acquisition

A prompt for input data in a user interface (ui) is detected. An input window to receive the input data is presented, and the input data is received via the input window. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101093

Collision prediction system

Information identifying one or more conditions associated with a vehicle is collected. This information may include first data associated with the vehicle, second data associated with a driver of the vehicle, and third data associated with an environment around the vehicle. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099341

Dynamic media transformation service in a cdn

A network device receives, from a customer, a customer subscription to a media transformation service; receives, from the customer as a first component of the subscription, data associated with customer media; and receives, from the customer as a second component of the subscription, one or more customer-selected parameters that specify media transformations to be performed upon the customer media. The network device receives, from a client browser, a request for the customer media, and transforms, responsive to receipt of the request from the client browser, the customer media based on the one or more customer-selected parameters to produce a transformed version of the customer media. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099340

Server side preprocessing of web content

Techniques described herein may be used to expeditiously provide web content to user devices. A web server may provide a first webpage to a user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099301

Managing access to content for a sponsored data campaign

A device may receive a network address and a signature. The network address may be associated with a sponsored data campaign, and the signature may be generated based on a security key and based on the network address. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099274

Call encryption systems and methods

Techniques described herein may be used to encrypt a telephone call between users. User devices (e.g., smart phones) may be connected to encryption relay devices that operate as relays between headsets worn by the user and the user devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

04/06/17 / #20170098068

User authentication based on physical movement information

Techniques described herein may be used to implement a completely automated public turing test to tell computers and humans apart (captcha) test that requires a user of a user device (e.g., a smartphone, a laptop computer, etc.) to physically move in a certain pattern. In one implementation, a user device may prompt the user to physically move the user device according to a specified pattern. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094669

Mitigating interference to embms services in hetnet deployments

Techniques described herein relate to the dynamic modification of the serving band used by small cells in a heterogeneous network (hetnet) environment. The serving band may be modified to mitigate interference with macrocell embms services. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094617

Small cell synchronization

Techniques described herein may be used to distribute timing information to small cell devices. For example, in response to powering on, a small cell device may automatically receive timing information from a base station of a wireless telecommunications network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094508

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 between the authenticated mobile device and the user account, provide, during the activation session, an interactive activation flow by way of the authenticated mobile device, and activate the mobile device on the mobile network based on user interaction with the interactive activation flow by way of the mobile device.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094498

Formatting an endpoint as a private entity

An identifier may be generated for an endpoint device associated with a user device. The identifier may include first data indicating that the identifier is generated, second data identifying the user device, and third data identifying the endpoint device from a plurality of endpoint devices associated with the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094492

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

03/30/17 / #20170094470

Location management for access points

A device may determine a first baseline measurement. The device may determine a first location associated with the device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094445

Management and beacon services of a beacon system

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provides a beacon management service that includes logic that allows a user to configure a beacon system remotely and off-site relative to a location of the beacon system, and a beacon service that provides contextual data to end users based on beacons.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094359

Dynamic content provisioning for multimedia broadcast multicast service operation on-demand

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium to receive requests for a content from user devices located within a service area; transmit the content to the user devices; collect consumption data; analyze the consumption data; determine whether an on-demand, multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) session is triggered based on an analysis of the consumption data; generate trigger data based on the analysis; store network provisioning profiles pertaining to the service area, wherein each network provisioning profile includes at least one unique network provisioning parameter and value relative to the other network provisioning profiles; select one of the network provisioning profiles based on a match between the trigger data and the at least one unique network provisioning parameter; and set up the on-demand, mbms session based on the one of the network provisioning profile.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094324

Systems and methods for optimizing digital advertisement insertion

An exemplary method includes a digital advertisement insertion optimization system accessing data that indicates a playback return position at which playback of a media program is to be resumed following insertion of an advertisement in the media program when a first media file comprising the media program encoded in a first media format is used for playback of the media program, analyzing a second media file comprising the media program encoded in a second media format to identify a set of key frames within the second media file, selecting a key frame from the identified set of key frames; and generating data that indicates a new playback return position at which playback of the media program is to be resumed following insertion of an advertisement when the second media file is used for playback of the media program.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094057

Instant and cohesive user access to diverse web services

Techniques described herein may be used to enable a user to obtain services from multiple organizations in a seamless, automated, and efficient manner. A network device may cause a user device to automatically access a web service by, for example, downloading a mobile application or accessing a web page designed to provide the web service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094016

Providing simultaneous access to content in a network

A device may receive content to be provided to a plurality of receiver devices. The device may encrypt the content to form encrypted content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093961

Networking functions in a micro-services architecture

A method may include receiving a request to provide at least one application session, and generating a networking architecture that includes at least one virtual route reflector front end (vrr fe), at least one back end work unit, and at least one routing information base (rib) in a virtualization environment. The method includes implementing the at least one application session via the at least one vrr fe, the at least one back end work unit, and the at least one rib. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093907

Network state information correlation to detect anomalous conditions

State information relating to the operation of network devices is used to identify network issues and/or anomalies relating to the operation of the network. The state information from the network devices may include time-series signals from a number of the network devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093815

Secure data upload/download service

A first device may receive data, to be provided to a second device, and an application identifier. The data and application identifier may be received from a third device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/30/17 / #20170091496

Short-range wireless determination of a vehicle's asset inventory

A device associated with a vehicle detects a first trigger indicating that the vehicle is moving for more than a first threshold time period, and identifies first assets proximate to the vehicle, based on the first trigger and using short-range wireless communications. The device detects a second trigger indicating that the vehicle has stopped moving for more than a second threshold time period and has started moving after stopping, and identifies second assets proximate to the vehicle, based on the second trigger and using short-range wireless communications. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086209

Activating carrier aggregation based on application layer information

A device may identify application layer information for content to be provided to a user device. The device may determine, for the user device, a priority for activating carrier aggregation based on the application layer information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086197

Selecting a radio access technology based on radio frequency spectrum bands supported by a user device and by a roaming network

A device may identify a first set of radio frequency (rf) spectrum bands supported by a visited public mobile network (vpmn) for a first radio access technology (rat), and may identify a second set of rf spectrum bands supported by a user device for the first rat. The device may compare the first set of rf spectrum bands and the second set of rf spectrum bands, and may determine whether the user device and the vpmn support a same rf spectrum band for the first rat. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086083

Small cell self-validation and provisioning without using backhaul

Small cell provisioning and validation may be performed, for small cells, in a small cell cluster, based on wireless cellular network connections (i.e., without requiring the use of a backhaul connection). In some implementations, the small cells may communicate with one another using direct device-to-device (d2d) communications. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086082

Radio access network troubleshooting using device-to-device communications

Techniques described herein may be used to remotely troubleshoot radio access networks (rans). A server may communicate with a base station of a ran via a site router of the ran. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078714

Content delivery network integration for home media client content

A device may provide information identifying one or more items of content stored by a home media client. The device may receive a request for content, of the one or more items of content, stored by the home media client. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078442

Adaptive scheduling and orchestration in a networked environment

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium to receive a job request to schedule an execution of a process in a networked environment; generate a schedule for the execution of the process based on one or more current schedules directed to concurrent execution of one or more other processes; obtain resource utilization data indicating resource usage stemming from the concurrent execution of the process and the one or more other processes; analyze the resource utilization data; determine whether a resource inefficiency occurred during the concurrent execution based on an analysis of the resource utilization data; generate resource inefficiency data in response to a determination that the resource inefficiency occurred; and generate an adapted schedule for at least one of the process or the one or more other processes in response to a determination that the resource inefficiency occurred.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078432

Token based dynamic cache-busting

A device may receive a request for a page. The page may include a content identifier that is associated with referencing first content for the page. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078404

Server-side plugin checker for toll-free data service

A system may receive a content identifier corresponding to content to be accessed via a toll free data service (toll-free data service). The system may determine, based on the content identifier, whether a content provider device, associated with the content, is configured with a serving component associated with serving the content via the toll-free data service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078379

Automated server cluster selection for virtual machine deployment

A device receives a virtual machine (vm) to be deployed, and identifies multiple network device clusters for possible vm deployment. The device applies a weighting parameter to at least one of the multiple network device clusters to favor selection of the at least one of the multiple network device clusters over other network device clusters. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078225

Content inference engine based on user behavior

Techniques described herein may be used to analyze written messages between users (e.g., messages in a mobile messaging application, simple messaging service (sms) messages, instant messages, etc.) to identify media content being discussed by the users. Additionally, the opinions of the users regarding the media content (e.g., favorable, unfavorable, etc.) may be deciphered and used to update user profiles. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078147

Flexible channel coordination for multiple optical carrier optical networks

One or more management systems coordinate wavelength configuration patterns of a plurality of multi-wavelength optical transport nodes in an optical network for a first transport period. The one or more management systems determine data traffic demand changes in the optical network; and coordinate wavelength configuration patterns of the plurality of multi-wavelength optical transport nodes in the optical network for a second transport period, that is subsequent to the first transport period, based on the determined data traffic demand changes.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075551

Home screen for wearable devices

A wearable device receives user configuration data that provides user-specific information for stored use cases and generates a personalized use case database based on the stored use cases and the user-specific information. The wearable device obtains location, sensor, time, and peripheral state data and detects a meaningful change in a most recent data instance of the location, sensor, time, or peripheral state data over an earlier data instance of the location, sensor, time, and peripheral state data. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070921

Using a temporary default bearer for a packet data network session

A device may receive a request to establish a packet data network (pdn) session for a user device. The device may provide a first instruction to establish the pdn session for the user device with a temporary default bearer based on receiving the request. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070861

Subscriber location database

A system may be configured to allow for storage of location information regarding a set of user devices. The location information may be updated relatively frequently, and without introducing additional traffic into a wireless telecommunications network associated with the user devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070549

Switching between unicast streams and a multicast stream based on content demand

A device may receive streaming information associated with one or more user devices, streaming content being provided to the one or more user devices, and a cell associated with the one or more user devices. The device may determine a quantity of user devices receiving the streaming content in the cell based on the streaming information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070380

Analyzing dropped wireless local area network connections

A device may aggregate dropped connection information associated with multiple dropped network connections. The dropped connection information may include at least one of: information associated with a mobile device that experienced a dropped network connection, information associated with a user of the mobile device, information associated with an access point that experienced the dropped network connection, information associated with a network from which the mobile device was dropped, or information that identifies a location associated with the dropped network connection. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064602

Multicast delivery of network congestion information

A device may receive network congestion information relating to one or more connections. The network congestion information may identify respective utilizations of the one or more connections. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064491

Bluetooth internet of things sensor network

A mobile device executes an application installed on the mobile device to detect transmissions of broadcasted advertising packet data units (pdus) via a short range wireless protocol. The mobile device receives a first broadcasted advertising pdu via the short range wireless protocol from a first internet of things (iot) device, and the application determines a first geo-location associated with the first iot device and generates a first timestamp based on receipt of the first broadcasted advertising pdu. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064398

Video on demand platform

A device provides, to a user device, a list of on demand content available for purchase or rental from the device, and receives, from the user device, an indication of a selected on demand content from the list of on demand content. The device provides, to the user device, points-based purchase or rental options for the selected on demand content, and the points-based purchase or rental options include points associated with a loyalty program provided by the device for a user of the user device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064381

Mobile device controlled dynamic room environment using a cast device

A mobile device analyzes data associated with media handled by a cast device connected to a display device. The mobile device causes control signals to be sent, via the one or more communication interfaces, to one of multiple different devices in a room to change an operational parameter associated with the one of the multiple different devices.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064378

Intelligent scheduling of dvr commands and dvr client status updates

A computer device may include logic configured to detect a change in a digital video recorder (dvr) recording list associated with a customer and generate an updated dvr recording list based on the detected change. The logic may be further configured to generate a schedule for an update notification for a dvr device associated with the customer and send an update notification to the dvr device associated with the customer based on the generated schedule.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064011

Validating resource identifiers being registered for a toll-free data campaign

A device may receive registration information for a toll-free data campaign. The toll-free data campaign may allow a content provider to pay costs of network data usage by user devices that access content associated with the toll-free data campaign. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063921

Botnet beaconing detection and mitigation

A botnet detector collects data associated with flows between a pair of network elements. The botnet detector processes the flow data to determine whether some of the flows are associated with botnet beaconing and/or tunneling. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063838

Visp authentication service for third party applications

An authentication device receives, from an application executing at a mobile device, a request for an authentication token, the request including an application identifier and an encrypted session identifier (sid). The application identifier identifies the application and the sid uniquely identifies a session between the application and a destination network device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063739

Proxy presence server

A method includes receiving, from an external presence server at a proxy presence device, a presence status request for presence information associated with a user device in a home carrier network. The method includes sending the presence status request to an internal presence server in the home carrier network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060562

System for developing, testing, deploying, and managing applications in real-time

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to deploy files of a web-based application, wherein a deploying includes: receive an upload of the files from a user device via a web browser, and store the files; receive from the user device via the web browser, a first request to run the web-based application that has been deployed; run the web-based application in response to the first request, and wherein during a running of the web-based application: determine a type of a second request for data to be used to generate a user interface of the web-based application; obtain the data based on the type of the second request; and render the user interface based on the obtained data.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059717

Robust position determination in communication systems

Methods that determine position of network devices in a robust manner may include a method for determining a position of a remote radio head. The method may include generating position values of the remote radio head based on signals received by a satellite positioning system (sps) receiver, and generating additional position values of the remote radio head from a supplemental positioning unit. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059342

Route recommendations

A method includes receiving, at route recommendation server device, travel data associated with a plurality of mobile devices. The method includes indexing segments of a plurality of routes based on a corresponding number of users of each of the plurality of segments, and receiving a recommendation request from a particular mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170055268

Recommending channels for accessing an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band

A device may receive channel monitoring information associated with an unlicensed radio frequency (rf) spectrum band. The device may determine channel availability information associated with one or more channels of the unlicensed rf spectrum band based on the channel monitoring information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054855

Enforcing radio frequency usage billing and control policies

A method may include receiving information identifying a radio frequency (rf) usage policy that is associated with a user equipment (ue). The ue may communicate with a network using rf signals, and the rf access signaling usage policy may identify an rf access signaling usage threshold. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054737

Media content system utilizing user sponsored data

A system may receive a request to access user sponsored media content (“media content”), the request including a digital token (“token”), the media content being associated with a user sponsored account (“account”), and the account being associated with unused data from a mobile communications service plan, where the account and the mobile communications service plan are associated with a user. The system may identify token information included in the token. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054628

Route reflector as a service

A computer device may include logic configured to generate a virtualized environment for a customer; receive a request to provide a route reflector service for the customer; and generate a virtual route reflector on the generated virtualized environment, in response to receiving the request to provide the route reflector service for the customer. The logic may further be configured to establish a virtual private network (vpn) or secure tunnel connection between the generated virtual route reflector and a client router associated with a customer network via a cloud center access system, wherein the cloud center access system connects a cloud center system that includes the computer device to a provider network that includes the client router; and establish a border gateway protocol (bgp) session between the client router and the generated virtual route reflector using the established vpn or secure tunnel connection.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053443

Gesture-based reorientation and navigation of a virtual reality (vr) interface

A virtual reality (vr) device presents a virtual environment and detects an input that relates to a contact by a user. The vr device identifies attributes of the input, and the attributes include, for example, a portion of the vr device associated with the contact, a duration of the contact, and a direction of motion of the contact. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052580

Smart circuit breaker for device chargers

A circuit breaker device may wirelessly communicate with a user device, in order to supply power to the user device, via a charger, at times when charging the user device may be desirable. The circuit breaker device may also forgo supplying power to the user device, via the charger, at times when charging the user device may not be necessary. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048767

Enhanced cell global identifier-based handover from an enodeb to a home enodeb

Examples are disclosed that facilitate using enhanced cell global identifier to effectively manage the handover of cellular communication services for a mobile device in an lte network from a source, or serving, evolved node b (enb) to a target home evolved node b (henb). The increased use of henbs to provide service to mobile devices creates issues for the management of tracking area identifiers associated with the enb and henbs and may increase tracking area update (tau) signaling in the cellular network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048562

Selective content delivery over diverse networks

Techniques described herein may allow for the flexible selection, and use of, various streaming techniques when a particular streaming technique is specified or required by a content player application. For example, some content player applications require the use of hypertext transfer protocol live streaming (“hls”). ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048360

Method and system for processing machine-to-machine sensor data

An approach is described for registering a plurality of gateway devices to a sensor platform operated by a service provider, detecting at the gateway devices, one or more sensors from a personal area network of a subscriber, determining corresponding identifiers of the sensors, collecting data from the sensors over one or more coordinated personal area networks, and designating each of a plurality of agents to process the collected data for local analysis and acting on this analysis, wherein the agents are configured to communicate with other agents.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048258

Analyzing network traffic based on a quantity of times a credential was used for transactions originating from multiple source devices

A device may receive network traffic information, associated with multiple transactions, that indicates, for each transaction of the multiple transactions, a credential and a source device identifier associated with the transaction. The device may determine, based on the network traffic information, a quantity of times that a common credential was used in two transactions occurring at different times and originating from different source devices. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045698

Large martix vcsel termination without channel laser crosstalk

A termination ferrule includes a ferrule body and a ferrule plate. The ferrule body includes multiple bores arranged to align with a pattern of lasers in a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (vcsel) array. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045373

Personal navigation assistance systems and methods

An exemplary method includes a personal navigation assistance system detecting an upcoming trip of a user to a destination, accessing data associated with the upcoming trip from a plurality of disparate information sources, aggregating the accessed data associated with the upcoming trip, generating, based on the aggregated data, navigational assistance content for the upcoming trip, and providing the navigational assistance content for the upcoming trip to a computing device for presentation to the user. In certain examples, aggregated data includes real-time parking space availability information, and the navigational assistance content includes parking assistance content generated based on the real-time parking space availability information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045364

Multicomputer data transferring for transferring data between multiple computers that use the data after the transfer

A system for providing multicomputer data transfer for transferring data between multiple devices that use the data after the multicomputer data transfer, includes a user profiles repository to store user profiles associated with users of client devices, and a content repository to store communication information. The system includes a platform device communicating with the client devices, the user profiles repository, and the content repository via networks. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041284

Providing a service to a user device based on a capability of the user device when the user device shares an identifier

A device may receive, from multiple user devices associated with a shared identifier, registration information that includes a unique identifier for each user device of the multiple user devices, and capability information that identifies one or more capabilities of each user device. The device may store the registration information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041098

Co-channel interference mitigation in wireless radio access network

Techniques described herein relate to reducing co-channel interference between macrocells and small cells in a heterogeneous network environment. Macrocells and small cells may dynamically select from among multiple interfaces (e.g., an x2 or s1 interface) to communicate feicic control communications. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034761

Systems and method for offloading communication sessions to local network resources

Techniques described herein may be used to identify communication sessions (e.g., voice calls, video calls, etc.) that can be routed using local network resources, such as a base station to which the user devices are attached, and cause routing responsibilities for the session to be offloaded to the local network resources. Doing so may conserve network resources by alleviating the core network from having to support communication sessions that do not need to be routed through the core network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034743

Local breakout service

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to store packet data network (pdn) connection data pertaining to a user equipment connected to a network; store locale-to-packet data network gateway (pgw) data, wherein the locale-to-pgw data includes mappings between locales and pgws to be used when the user equipment is located in the locales; receive a locale update pertaining to the user equipment; query the locale-to-pgw data in response to the locale update; determine, based on a result of the query, whether the user equipment is to be re-anchored to a different pgw than a pgw to which the user equipment is currently anchored; invoke a re-anchoring procedure, in response to a determination that the user equipment is to be re-anchored to the different pgw; and omit to invoke the re-anchoring procedure, in response to a determination that the user equipment is not to be re-anchored.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034722

Cellular data testing system

A device may receive preferences related to performing cellular data testing in a cellular network. The preferences may identify one or more target network addresses. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034674

Message blocker

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium provide to determine whether a user of the user device is being transported by a vehicle; determine whether any of multiple events pertaining to a message application is detected in response to a determination that the user is being transported by the vehicle; obtain input characteristic data attributed to the user in response to a determination that any of the multiple events is detected; determine whether the user is a driver of the vehicle based on the input characteristic data; and block receipt of an inbound message and a creation of an outbound message in response to a determination that the user is the driver of the vehicle.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034664

Method and system for evaluating a user response to a presence based action

An approach and system for determining a level of effectiveness of a device action performed in response to the presence of a user is described. The system identifies a user associated with a presence signal transmitted by a transmitting object in use by the user during an event. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034583

Media clip systems and methods

Exemplary media clip systems and methods provide end users of a media distribution service, such as a mobile television distribution service, with one or more media clip tools for creation, editing, sharing, accessing, and/or consumption of clips of media programs distributed by way of the media distribution service.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034333

Exchanging contact information based on identifying social interaction

A wearable device, such as a smart watch, detects a movement by a user, and the wearable device may compare the detected user movement to known movement patterns to identify a social interaction. The wearable device may forward a notice to an associated mobile device, such as a smart phone paired to the wearable device, and the notice may identify the detected social interaction. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034170

Validating toll-free access to streaming media content using a signature

A device may determine a resource identifier for accessing a segment of streaming media content. The device may determine that a signature associated with the resource identifier is not stored in memory. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034164

Multifactor authentication for mail server access

A proxy device intercepts requests from client devices to access message data through a message data device, such as accessing e-mail messages through a mail server implementing post office protocol (pop) or other messaging protocol. The proxy device determines to authenticate of a client device when, for example, the client device, is located within certain areas that differ from a geographic region associated with a message account holder. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034155

Security system for preventing further access to a service after initial access to the service has been permitted

A device may receive information associated with a user request to access a service using a first device. The information may include a user credential. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034038

Systems and methods for monitoring operational statuses of network services

An exemplary method of monitoring operational statuses of network services includes a monitoring probe that is deployed in a media service network accessing test configuration data from a control server, testing the network services based on the test configuration data, determining operational statuses of the network services based on the testing, and reporting the operational statuses of the network service to the control server. In certain examples, the test configuration data indicates a media resource locator (“mrl”) network service to be tested, and the monitoring probe accesses mrl data from the mrl network service and parses the mrl data to identify one or more additional network services to be tested. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032821

Media clip systems and methods

Exemplary media clip systems and methods provide end users of a media distribution service, such as a mobile television distribution service, with one or more media clip tools for creation, editing, sharing, accessing, and/or consumption of clips of media programs distributed by way of the media distribution service.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031026

Methods and systems for detecting potential interference with a tracking device associated with a vehicle

An exemplary method includes a monitoring system identifying a time period during which a vehicle equipped with a tracking device travels at least a threshold distance, determining that the tracking device fails to acquire a desired signal for a predetermined amount of time during the time period, and determining, based on the determining that the tracking device fails to acquire the desired signal for the predetermined amount of time during the time period, that the tracking device is potentially being interfered with during the time period. Corresponding systems and methods are also described.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028211

Integrated wireless communications for automated external defibrillator (aed)

An automated external defibrillation (aed) device includes a wireless interface to exchange data with one or more other devices. The aed device collects patient data associated with a patient and identifies, based on the patient data, a heart condition associated with the patient. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026949

Methods and systems for profiling network resource usage by a mobile application

An exemplary profiling system builds a two-layer mapping model for a mobile network. The two-layer mapping model establishes a causal relationship between a plurality of application behavior indicators and network resource usage within the mobile network by defining a first mapping relationship between the plurality of application behavior indicators and a plurality of network performance indicators representative of network traffic that passes through the mobile network, and a second mapping relationship between the plurality of network performance indicators and network resource usage within the mobile network. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026931

Qualifying locations for fixed wireless services

A device receives an address from a computer terminal; determines a location associated with the address; and determines a current signal quality at the location by referencing a file that represents an area that includes the location. The device further determines whether the location qualifies for a fixed wireless service based on the current signal quality. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026855

Optimizer selection in wireless networks

Network service providers often make use of traffic optimizers, in order to balance the objectives of maximizing users' quality of experience (“qoe”) with the costs of transmitting data. Certain content providers may make use of their own optimization algorithms, which may be interfered with by network providers' traffic optimizers. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026488

Internet of things (iot) api platform

A first network device receives a token request from an application and, in response, generates a token that includes a time-stamp and a server identifier. The server identifier indicates a particular proxy server, of a group of proxy servers, in an api management layer. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026369

Authentication of a user device using traffic flow information

A device may receive traffic flow information that includes user device identifiers. The device may receive, from a user device accessing an application associated with a third party service, an authentication request to authenticate the user device with a third party device that provides the third party service. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019899

Dynamic assignment of unlicensed bands for data flow transmission

A network device may determine a sequence. The sequence may identify an order in which particular unlicensed bands, of a plurality of unlicensed bands in an unlicensed spectrum, are to be assigned for the transmission of data flows. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019842

Control of services at a cell level or a sector level

A device may connect to a base station included in a service provider network. The base station may serve a geographic area where the device is located. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019539

Download account with shared data plan

A device is configured to create an account including a plurality of members and a shared data plan. The device stores a content associated with the account and the shared data plan is set up to be charged for data used on an operating network to provide the content to the plurality of members associated with a plurality of operator networks. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019439

Seamless multicast and unicast switching for content playback

Content streams, such as video streams, may be seamlessly provided as both multicast and unicast transmissions. For example, in one implementation, a mobile device may receive a request, from a user of the mobile device, to play streaming content at the mobile device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017658

Automated media clipping and combination system

A system may receive a search term from a user device. The system may identify a set of media files based on the search term, the set of media files including multiple media files. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017649

Techniques for providing a user with content recommendations

Techniques described herein may be used to improve recommendations that are provided to a user regarding content (e.g., images, music, and videos). A content recommendations server may provide a user with recommended content and the reasons for which the content is being recommended, such as genres, directors, and actors that the content recommendations server believes the user enjoys. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017457

Interactive group content systems and methods

In certain examples, a content hub subsystem receives data representative of content from an access device included in a plurality of access devices associated with the predefined group of users, maps the content to the predefined group of users, and provides data representative of the content to one or more other access devices associated with the predefined group of users. In certain examples, the content hub subsystem selects one or more data formats and encodes the content into the one or more data formats for distribution to the one or more other access devices associated with the predefined group of users. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017397

Managing media content storage for user devices

A user device (e.g., a smart phone) may dynamically manage photographs, videos, and other types of media content. The user device may receive media content by taking photographs, recording videos, and/or recording audio inputs. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013644

Network override of device volte setting

A method, performed by a device of a wireless access network, includes determining, by the device, that voice over long term evolution (volte) capability is enabled for a network segment of the wireless access network; designating, by the device, the network segment for volte enforcement; adding, by the device, an indication of volte enforcement to a message information block; and transmitting, by the device, the message information block on the network segment.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013553

Wakeup method for devices in power saving mode

A wireless communication device may include a baseband processing unit comprising a wakeup detector configured to receive a wireless signature beacon signal; determine that the received wireless signature beacon signal matches the selected wakeup signature beacon signal; and generate a wake up signal, in response to determining that the received wireless signature beacon signal matches the selected wakeup signature beacon signal. The wireless communication device may further include an application processing unit comprising a power manager configured to cause the wireless communication device to enter a power saving mode; receive the wake up signal from the wakeup detector; and perform a wakeup process, in response to receiving the wakeup signal wherein the wakeup process causes the wireless communication device to exit the power saving mode.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013406

Location-based buffer management systems and methods

An exemplary method includes a buffer management system tracking a geographic location of a mobile computing device while the mobile computing device receives streaming content by way of a network; determining, based on the tracked geographic location, that the mobile computing device is approaching a geographic area designated as having a network connectivity level that is below a predetermined threshold; and dynamically increasing, in response to determining that the mobile computing device is approaching the geographic area and based on the tracked geographic location of the mobile computing device, a size of a buffer maintained by the mobile computing device and used to present the streaming content by way of the mobile computing device. Corresponding systems and methods are also described.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013128

Interactive voice response (ivr) system interface

A mobile device, such as a smart phone, receives and presents interactive audio content from an interactive voice response (ivr) system. The mobile device provides an interface that enables a user to navigate through a menu presented in the interactive content. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013113

Emergency call service for groups of devices with a shared number

Distinct user devices may sometimes share a telephone number. Techniques described herein may provide for the assigning of a temporary telephone number for a user device, which shares a telephone number with other user devices, in certain situations, such as when the user device places a call to an emergency call center. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012815

Software service discovery and service evolution management

Attributes of revisions of a service are identified and maintained. The attributes include immutable data identifying the revisions, times associated with generation of the revisions, connection data associated with accessing the revisions, and other services used by the revisions. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010788

Multi-dimensional hierarchical content navigation

A device includes a display unit that displays a tile display comprising multiple rows and columns of tiles upon a display unit of a device, wherein each of the tiles represents an item of content or a group of items of content. The device associates multiple different linear axes with the tile display, wherein the multiple different linear axes intersect at a center tile of the tile display and wherein multiple different properties are associated with the center tile. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006656

Providing mobile communication service using a dongle device

A system may receive, from a dongle device (“dongle”), a connection request to receive mobile communication service (“service”) associated with a service campaign (“campaign”) for a mobile device: the mobile device being associated with a first service provider (“sp”); the dongle being associated with a second sp and the campaign; the dongle being configured to provide the service from the second sp to the mobile device; and the connection request including a dongle device identifier (“identifier”) associated with the dongle. The system may compare the identifier with stored identifiers associated with the campaign. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006447

Access class barring and redirecting of emerency calls

A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to store a first access class barring parameter and a second access class barring parameter pertaining to emergency calls via a cell on which a wireless device is camped; receive an indication that an emergency call is to be established; select one or more values of the second barring parameter in response to a determination that a value of the first barring parameter indicates that the emergency call cannot be established via the cell; select a first candidate cell based on the one or more values of the second barring parameter; and determine whether the emergency call can be established via the first candidate cell based on the one or more values of the second barring parameter and system information pertaining to the first candidate cell.. . ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006439

Identifiers for enterprise messages

A device of a first party may receive a message from a second party. The device may obtain mapping information. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006333

Prescheduling recordings of media content

A device may determine media content to be prescheduled for recording without receiving a request to record the media content and based on a quantity of users expected to record the media content. The device may determine a digital video recorder (dvr) device, for which the media content is to be prescheduled for recording, without receiving a user request to record the media content using the dvr device. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004471

Voice call payment systems and methods

Exemplary voice call payment systems and methods provide parties to a voice call with features for sharing sensitive information over an active voice connection supporting the voice call. An exemplary method includes a voice call payment system detecting, during a voice call between a user of a user device and a representative of a merchant over an active voice connection between the user device and a merchant device of the merchant, a request by the user to submit inaudible payment information to the merchant over the active voice connection as payment in a transaction between the user and the merchant, directing, in response to the request, the user device to acquire the inaudible payment information, and directing, in response to the request, the user device to transmit the inaudible payment information to the merchant device over the active voice connection.. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004293

Enhanced device authentication using magnetic declination

Techniques described herein may allow for an enhanced authentication of a user of a user device, such as a mobile telephone. Some such techniques may be applicable when transitioning the user device from a locked state to an unlocked state. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003945

Automatic application download and launch during presentation of content

Techniques described herein may allow for the automatic downloading, installing, and/or launching of applications (commonly referred to as “apps”), during the presentation of content. For example, a user device (e.g., a smart phone) may play video content, such as a trailer for a video game app. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003720

Wearable device having interchangeable user interface

A wearable device includes a core unit which is interchangeably attached to a container. The container may be configured to couple to a user, where the container may include a touch interface having a touch sensor associated with at least one surface of the container, a first inter-module communications interface (ici), and a controller coupled to the touch interface and the ici. ... Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc








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