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Justin Tidwell, Eduardo Samame, Craig Engel: Apparatus and methods for data collection, analysis and validation including error correction in a content delivery network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, July 9, 2013: US08484511 (72 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for collection, validation, analysis, and automated error correction of data regarding user interaction with content. In one embodiment, statistical methods are used to arrive at expected values for the collected data. The data is compared to the expected value and must meet on ...


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Michael L Lajoie, Louis Williamson, Wilfrid Alssi, Chris Cholas, Jason Gaedtke, Kenneth Gould, Glen Hardin, Charles Hasek, Vedavati Hegde, Jeffery P Markley, Vipul Patel, Howard Pfeffer: Methods and apparatus for packetized content delivery over a content delivery network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, August 20, 2013: US08516529 (38 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for delivery of packetized content (e.g., video, audio, data, etc.) over a content delivery network. In one embodiment, the content is packetized using an Internet Protocol (IP), and delivered by a service provider over both managed and unmanaged networks to subscribers of the ...


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Thomas L Gonder, John B Carlucci, John A Stebbins, Steven E Riedl, Vipul B Patel: Playlist menu navigation. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Otterstedt Ellenbogen & Kammer, April 30, 2013: US08434118 (25 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method of operating a communications system is disclosed comprising receiving a request for establishment of a session from a terminal, establishing the session with the terminal, and providing at least one navigation video segment to the terminal, via the session. The communica ...


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Ahmed Bencheikh: Handoff management in a multi-layer wireless network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Chapin IP Law, August 19, 2014: US08812050 (24 worldwide citation)

One or more short-range base stations in a network environment provide a substantially smaller coverage area than a long-range base station. The coverage area provided by each of the short-range base stations fully resides within or at least partially overlaps with the coverage provided by the long- ...


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Paul D Brooks, Glen Hardin, Tom Gonder: Apparatus and methods for packetized content delivery over a bandwidth-efficient network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, March 31, 2015: US08997136 (23 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing packetized content to users via a bandwidth-optimized network. In one embodiment, legacy and IPTV streams are carried over the same switched digital infrastructure, and freely intermixed without regard to their encoding or type. A user's selection for IPTV content ...


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Glen Hardin: Method and apparatus for network bandwidth allocation. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinksi & Associates PC, September 23, 2014: US08843978 (22 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for assigning bandwidth to a network based on two or more different service levels. In an exemplary embodiment, video on-demand (VOD) session requests within a service group of an HFC cable network are assigned bandwidth such that maximum opportunity is given to grant HD VOD re ...


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William L Helms, John B Carlucci, Jason Kazmir Schnitzer: Downloadable security and protection methods and apparatus. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, August 27, 2013: US08520850 (18 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for control of data and content protection mechanisms across a network using a download delivery paradigm. In one embodiment, conditional access (CA), digital rights management (DRM), and trusted domain (TD) security policies are delivered, configured and enforced with respect ...


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Charles Hasek: Apparatus and methods for ensuring delivery of geographically relevant content. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, September 16, 2014: US08838149 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for ensuring delivery of geographically relevant content to IP-enabled user devices associated with a content distribution network. In one embodiment, the network (or designated content source) determines a geographic context or location of the user device, and uses this inform ...


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David Kimble, Fee Ling Chin: Recommendation engine apparatus and methods. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, December 15, 2015: US09215423 (10 worldwide citation)

Recommendation engine apparatus and associated methods provide content compiled from various sources and selected to match user preferences. In one embodiment, the recommendation apparatus comprises a headend entity; in another, it is co-located on a user's CPE. In one embodiment, the recommendation ...


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Paul D Brooks: Technique for effectively providing program material in a cable television system. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, April 29, 2014: US08713623 (9 worldwide citation)

In a cable television system in accordance with the invention, program materials are made available to subscribers in a neighborhood on an as needed basis. Specifically, when a subscriber at a set-top terminal selects a program channel to watch, the selection request is transmitted to a headend of t ...



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