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Michael B Adams: Method and apparatus for utilizing the available bit rate in a constrained variable bit rate channel. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Robert G Holland & Hart Crouch, March 28, 2000: US06044396 (121 worldwide citation)

A system for utilizing the available bit rate in a constrained variable bit rate channel is described. The system receives one or more encoded information streams, each having a variable bit rate. Rate control circuitry controls the rate of transmission of the encoded information streams so that the ...


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Metod Lebar: Hybrid central/distributed VOD system with tiered content structure. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, March 30, 2010: US07690020 (103 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hybrid central/distributed and tiered video on demand (VOD) service network with tiered content structure. In particular, the present invention uses media servers located in both the headend station and the hub stations. Set-top boxes generally would be supplied VOD ...


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Metod Lebar: Hybrid central/distributed VOD system with tiered content structure. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, April 12, 2011: US07926079 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting a network path for delivering on-demand content in a multi-channel network. A hybrid central/distributed and tiered video on demand (VOD) service network with tiered content structure uses media servers located in both the headend station and the hub stations. The h ...


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Michael Tomoyuki Hayashi, Michael Brian Adams, Louis Dew Williamson: Video inversion detection apparatus and method. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, F A Sirr, Robert G Holland & Hart Crouch, July 27, 1999: US05930361 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus/method for descrambling a TV cable system transmission that been scrambled using an unknown scrambling algorithm. Insertion apparatus inserts a known visual/electrical characteristic into the TV transmission prior to scrambling by the unknown scrambling algorithm. The scrambled TV trans ...


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Chris Williams, Kenneth Gould: System and method for detecting and reporting cable modems with duplicate media access control addresses. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Roberts Mardula & Wertheim, September 18, 2007: US07272846 (24 worldwide citation)

The detection of devices with duplicate media access controller (MAC) addresses in a cable network. A cable modem (CM) having a MAC address is connected by the cable network to a cable modem termination system (CMTS) having a gateway interface address. A centralized storage of historical cable modem ...


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Kenneth Gould, Christopher Pierce Williams: System and method for detecting and reporting cable network devices with duplicate media access control addresses. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Roberts Mardula & Wertheim, March 31, 2009: US07512969 (22 worldwide citation)

The detection of devices with duplicate media access controller (MAC) addresses in a cable network. A cable network device (CND) having a MAC address is connected by the cable network to a cable modem termination system (CMTS) having a gateway interface address. A centralized storage of historical c ...


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Kenneth Gould: Gaming server providing on demand quality of service. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, April 5, 2011: US07918734 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches methods and systems for providing a gaming server system (Gaming System) for enabling a quality-of-service on-demand (QoS) broadcast system to provide a gaming computer or game console with premium levels of quality-of-service. The gaming server provides premium network ...


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Andrew Danforth: System and method for provisioning a provisionable network device with a dynamically generated boot file using a server. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Robert Mardula & Wertheim, November 6, 2007: US07293078 (17 worldwide citation)

A system and method for provisioning provisionable network devices with a dynamically created boot file using a server. A dynamic configuration server (DCS) generates one or more boot file templates, each boot file template comprising attributes having a name and value. A boot file request comprisin ...


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Christopher Pierce Williams: Data transfer application monitor and controller. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, May 26, 2009: US07539748 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches methods and systems for monitoring and controlling bandwidth usage between an internal local area network and an external network. By providing controls from inside the external network connectivity point, greater detail in bandwidth control is possible. This in turn le ...


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Kenneth Gould, John Anthony Chen: System and method for managing e-mail message traffic. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Roberts Mardula & Wertheim, March 18, 2008: US07346700 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing e-mail traffic originating from a specific IP address. An outbound e-mail message is routed to an e-mail governor where the IP address of the computer from which outbound e-mail message originated is determined. A record associated with the originating IP address is ...