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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Methods, systems, and products for gesture-activated appliances. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680298 (294 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for operating home appliances using gesture recognition. A sequence of video images is received and compared to a stored sequence of gesture images. A recognized gesture is associated to a home appliance and to an operation of the home appliance. An appli ...


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Robert Bennett, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III: Millimeter-wave surface-wave communications. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, November 25, 2014: US08897697 (192 worldwide citation)

A millimeter-wave surface-wave communications system to provide network connectivity for a backhaul network and a distributed antenna system. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave co ...


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Robert Bennett, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III: Surface-wave communications and methods thereof. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, May 26, 2015: US09042812 (178 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system including a frequency mixer that combines a signal and a carrier wave to form a combined signal, and a transmitter that generates a transmission based on the combined signal. The system can also include a coupling device that emits ...


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Nicholas Steven Huslak, Thomas Arnold Anschutz, Edgar Vaughan Shrum Jr: Methods and systems for providing video on demand over a communication network using managed quality of service, bandwidth allocation and/or user profiles. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, November 10, 2009: US07617516 (178 worldwide citation)

Methods for providing video on demand service from an Application Service Provider (“ASP”) to a user over a Regional/Access Network (“RAN”) are provided. A request for a video on demand application flow may be received from the user. In response to the request, information may be obtained from the R ...


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Robert R Miller II, Harry R Worstell: Technique for conveying a wireless-standard signal through a barrier. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Ronald D Slusky, January 1, 2013: US08344829 (176 worldwide citation)

The RF signal generated by a ZigBee radio on the outside of a building structure is conveyed to the interior of the building by guiding it along an electric cable bundle that passes through the building's wall to supply domestic electric power to the interior of the structure. The RF signal is launc ...


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Robert R Miller II, Harry R Worstell: Surface wave coupler. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Ronald D Slusky, July 3, 2012: US08212635 (173 worldwide citation)

The RF signal generated by a ZigBee radio on the outside of a building structure is conveyed to the interior of the building by guiding it along an electric cable bundle that passes through the building's wall to supply domestic electric power to the interior of the structure. The RF signal is launc ...


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Jeffrey A Aaron: Non-invasive monitoring of the effectiveness of electronic security services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hope Baldauff Hartman, March 24, 2009: US07509675 (172 worldwide citation)

Systems for the non-invasive monitoring of the effectiveness of a customer's electronic security services include a test generation engine for generating and launching a denatured attack towards a customer's network. A monitoring and evaluation agent is operatively coupled to the test generation eng ...


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Robert R Miller II, Harry R Worstell: Using an electric power cable as the vehicle for communicating an information-bearing signal through a barrier. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Ronald D Slusky, August 28, 2012: US08253516 (168 worldwide citation)

The RF signal generated by a ZigBee radio on the outside of a building structure is conveyed to the interior of the building by guiding it as a surface wave along an electric cable bundle that passes through the building's wall to supply domestic electric power to the interior of the structure. The ...


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Robert R Miller II, Harry R Worstell: Using surface wave propagation to communicate an information-bearing signal through a barrier. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Ronald D Slusky, September 18, 2012: US08269583 (168 worldwide citation)

The RF signal generated by a ZigBee radio on the outside of a building structure is conveyed to the interior of the building by guiding it along an electric cable bundle that passes through the building's wall to supply domestic electric power to the interior of the structure. The RF signal is launc ...


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Jerald Robert Howcroft: System and method for single sign on targeted advertising. AT&T Intellectual Property I, G Michael Roebuck, January 8, 2013: US08352980 (161 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for sending targeted advertising data, the method including monitoring in a plurality of data communications networks, single sign on (SSO) subscriber event data from a first SSO subscriber end user device and a second SSO subscriber end user device, calculating product interes ...