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8832298 Managing early media for communication sessions established via the session initiation protocol (SIP)  
A communications device sends an invite to a communication session to multiple target devices and receives first and second media streams from first and second target devices prior to receiving a...
8831902 Least click TV  
A system for minimizing interactions with at least an input mechanism includes at least a management server communicatively coupled to at least a user endpoint device, at least one storage device,...
8832325 Transfer between storage devices  
Migrating data from a source storage device to a target storage device includes creating new paths to the target storage device, setting the target storage device to a state where I/O operations...
8830838 Node interface indicators  
Techniques described herein provide for sending data packets from source to destination nodes. Indicators, such as counters, may determine the configuration of node interfaces. The data packets may...
8832290 Smart pre-fetching for peer assisted on-demand media  
A “Media Sharer” operates within peer-to-peer (P2P) networks to provide a dynamic peer-driven system for streaming high quality multimedia content, such as a video-on-demand (VoD) service, to par...
8832305 System and method for delivery of secondary data files  
An adaptive file delivery system and method transmits a data file, such as an audio-video file, over a network or collection of networks in segments in response to a request for the data file by a...
8832301 System and method for enhanced event participation  
The various implementations of the present invention are provided as a computer-based system for enhanced communications and event management that focuses on customization of the event attendee...
8832297 Systems and methods for performing multiphase adaptive bitrate streaming  
Multiphase adaptive bitrate streaming systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes a processor configured to request...
8832291 Broadcast transport stream distribution system, and broadcast transport stream distribution apparatus, user terminal device and distribution method for use in the system  
In a transport stream distribution system, a transmission rate control unit takes in an IP packet output from an IP transmission processing unit, obtains a TTS to be added to an arbitrary TS packet...
8832296 Fast application streaming using on-demand staging  
Embodiments are directed to rapidly launching a virtual software application using on-demand file staging, rapidly launching a virtual software application using on-demand registry staging and to...
8831428 Dynamic cell bonding (DCB) for radio-over-fiber (RoF)-based networks and communication systems and related methods  
Communication devices, systems, and methods for dynamic cell bonding (DCB) for networks and communication systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of operating a wireless communication...
8832295 Peer-assisted fractional-storage streaming servers  
A system including a plurality of fractional-storage servers and a plurality of peer-to-peer devices. Substantially each of the servers and peer-to-peer devices stores less than a minimum amount of...
8832293 Bandwidth allocation with modified seek function  
A computer-implemented method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer readable storage medium provide the ability to stream media content to multiple users. A first stream of/for...
8832300 Systems and methods for identifying long matches of data in a compression history  
Systems and methods of storing previously transmitted data and using it to reduce bandwidth usage and accelerate future communications are described. By using algorithms to identify long...
8832308 Data transfer system capable of converting file formats  
In a data transfer system, when transferring data which has been transferred to a storage in a PC, to a mobile terminal connected to the PC, the PC acquires the file format of the data and the file...
8832799 Methods and apparatuses for hybrid desktop environment data usage authentication  
A method in a portable electronic device (100) of authenticating enhanced wide area network data usage capabilities is provided. Data communication between the portable electronic device and a wide...
8832299 Using the addressing, protocols and the infrastructure of email to support real-time communication  
Transmitting time-based media, intended for a recipient, as the media is created, across a network, using an email address associated with the recipient is disclosed. Once the email address is...
8832292 Source-selection based internet backbone traffic shaping  
Source-selection based Internet backbone traffic shaping, including the steps of assessing a large number of network paths through which erasure-coded fragments usually flow when transmitted from a...
8832294 Method and apparatus for managing content service in network based on content use history  
A content service managing method is provided which includes receiving a use request for content from a first device from among a plurality of devices that are capable of performing data...
8832223 View based streaming of GIS data  
Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for view based streaming of geographical information system (GIS) data are described herein. An embodiment includes assigning priority values to cache...
8825867 Two level packet distribution with stateless first level packet distribution to a group of servers and stateful second level packet distribution to a server within the group  
A method, in one or more network elements that are in communication between clients that transmit packets and servers, of distributing the packets among the servers which are to process the...
8825886 System and method for evaluating network transport effects on delivery of media content  
A system and a method for evaluating transport of data segments of media content bitstream over a peer-to-peer network by streaming data chunks of a media content through a peer-to-peer network,...
8825887 System and method for routing media  
The system and method for streaming media to a viewer and managing the media comprises an enhanced service routing processor (ESRP), a real time switch management system (RTSMS), a name routing...
8825809 Asset resolvable bookmarks  
Asset resolvable bookmarks are described. In embodiments, a bookmark is received at a media content source from a client device. The bookmark corresponds to a media asset and includes an identifier...
8825888 Monitoring activity stream for sponsored story creation  
A method includes monitoring an activity stream to identify actions that match stored sponsored story specifications, for providing one or more sponsored stories to a viewing user. The sponsored...
8825804 Method and system for avoiding an unintentional time-out for communications in a client-proxy-server environment  
When conducting anti-virus, anti-spam, or other content filtering on a gateway device, data traffic is run through a proxy that completes a “fetch-scan-forward” operation of the data traffic exc...
8825885 Data communication protocol  
Described is a data communication protocol, in which a client and server negotiate in a manner that does not require the client to retry negotiation when servers are not capable of the...
8825807 Delivery server, content delivery method of delivery server, booster server, content delivery method of booster server  
A delivery server includes a content output unit configured to output content, a delivery request reception unit which receives a delivery request transmitted from a client terminal connected to a...
8825871 Controlling data routing among networks  
An integrated security system integrates broadband and mobile access and control with conventional security systems and premise devices to provide a tri-mode security network having remote...
8824509 Method and device for providing services to end user devices  
Method and system for providing data, video and voice to a group of end user devices includes receiving end user device group quality of service rules and access network node bandwidth constraints;...
8823767 Delivery of short messages  
Methods, apparatuses, system and a computer program product provide improved delivery of short messages. The method includes the steps of receiving a message to be delivered to user equipment,...
8823507 Variable notification alerts  
Approaches in accordance with various embodiments attempt to provide a user with less disruptive event notifications by being aware of a user's context. Before a notification is sent to multiple...
8825832 Method and system for managing connections  
According to one embodiment, a method for managing a plurality of connections is provided. The method comprises grouping a plurality of connections to form at least two connection groups, where...
8819263 Method and user interface for downloading audio and video content filters to a media player  
A client server arrangement for downloading media content filters from a server device to a client device. The media content filters define portions of a separate audio visual presentation...
8819262 Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method  
According to one embodiment, when receiving a reproduction instruction, a reproduction apparatus performs image display based on second image information acquired through a network. When the...
8819264 Systems and methods for dynamically switching between unicast and multicast delivery of media content in a wireless network  
Systems and methods for dynamically switching between unicast and multicast delivery of media content are disclosed. An exemplary method includes a user device 1) accessing, over a wireless...
8819288 Optimized data stream compression using data-dependent chunking  
Systems and methods for compression of data to be transmitted are described. A data stream, such as a byte code sequence, is partitioned into one or more data chunks. The data chunks can be...
8819257 Method and device for performing communication on a bus structured network  
The invention refers to a method for performing communication on a bus structured network between master device and slave devices using a bi-directional data stream DSA for secure communication and...
8819267 Network virtualization without gateway function  
A local network, such as a data center, includes a plurality of servers each of which are linked to a network switch. Some of the plurality of servers are network virtualization capable and some...
8819258 Architecture for building multi-media streaming applications  
A streaming engine and method includes a plurality of input types configured to pass one of samples and frames from an input stream. A processing block is configured to process the samples and...
8819259 Fast retrieval and progressive retransmission of content  
Fast retrieval and progressive retransmission of content, including the steps of obtaining erasure-coded fragments by an assembling server from fractional-storage CDN servers; reconstructing a...
8819260 Random server selection for retrieving fragments under changing network conditions  
An assembling device obtaining enough erasure-coded fragments from fractional-storage CDN servers for reconstructing a first set of segments including at least one segment. The communication...
8819171 Monitoring and benchmarking client performance from the server-side  
A system, method, and computer product for monitoring and benchmarking client devices from a server. A server, data center, and/or cloud computing environment may monitor certain aspects of a...
8819261 Load-balancing an asymmetrical distributed erasure-coded system  
Load-balancing an asymmetrical distributed erasure-coded system including fractional-storage CDN servers, storing, at a high storage gain, erasure-coded fragments encoded with a redundancy factor...
8819134 Broadcast notifications using social networking systems  
A notifier sends out notifications to potential viewers or listeners of a broadcast stream via social networking systems or other communication channels. The notifier stores information about a...
8818277 Method, apparatus and system for transmitting multimedia data by bluetooth and real-time playing  
The disclosure discloses a method, an apparatus and a system for transmitting multimedia data by bluetooth and real-time playing, wherein the method includes: a bluetooth apparatus at a...
8812711 Three-way communication protocol  
Some embodiments of a three-way communication protocol have been presented. In one embodiment, a message receiver receives a message from a message transmitter. The message may include an...
8812715 Method, system, and proxy node for P2P streaming media data distribution  
A method for Peer-to-Peer (P2P) streaming media data distribution includes: receiving a media resource request message sent by a Client node, and sending a media resource query request...
8812710 Video content monitoring and display based on popularity  
A method of providing video content includes monitoring packets communicated between data processing devices in a network. The packets are monitored at a third data processing device in the network...
8812725 System and method for latency reduction in a network environment  
A method is provided in one example embodiment that includes identifying a foreground flow that has a higher priority than at least one background traffic flow in a network. The method also...