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Chris Cholas, William L Helms, Louis D Williamson, Jeffrey P Markley: Premises gateway apparatus and methods for use in a content-based network. Time Warner Cable, Gadzinkski & Associates PC, May 31, 2011: US07954131 (52 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for premises gateway functions that integrate or unify functions typically distributed across multiple devices within a content-based network. In one embodiment, the out-of-band (OOB) signaling functionality normally provided in each of a set-top-box (STB) and digital video rec ...


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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 (39 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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Peter Stern, Chris Cholas, Roger Graham Stafford: Apparatus and methods for enabling location-based services within a premises. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, October 14, 2014: US08862155 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for enabling location identification and related services in a premises. In one embodiment, location identification services are provided via a gateway device using data extracted from a wireless signal. The data is used to estimate a location of a device (based on comparison t ...


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Bryan Santangelo, Chris Cholas, George Sarosi, Albert William Straub: Methods and apparatus for providing individual service subscribers content related services at one or more locations. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, Stephen T Straub, December 30, 2014: US08924999 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing individual customized content delivery features and services to service subscribers are described. Individual service subscribers are issued devices such an RFID chip or IR device such as a remote control capable of transmitting service subscriber identification s ...


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Chris Cholas, Charles A Hasek: Apparatus and methods for utilizing statistical multiplexing to ensure quality of service in a network. Time Warner Cable, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, October 30, 2012: US08300541 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for utilizing bitrate or other data associated with statistically multiplexed video (e.g., programs) or other content within a network to ensure quality of service (QoS) at a subscriber premises or local network. In one embodiment, the present invention provides improved multip ...


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Chris Cholas, William L Helms, Jeffrey P Markley: Media bridge apparatus and methods. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, March 29, 2016: US09300919 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for content, media and data delivery and access between devices of a premises and one or more portable media devices. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a media bridge between a portable media device (PMD) and a user's home network and/or home devices (e.g., set-top box ...


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Chris Cholas, George Sarosi, William Helms, Louis D Williamson: Methods and apparatus for connecting a cable network to other network and/or devices. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, Stephen T Straub, October 8, 2013: US08553882 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for connecting, e.g., bridging, a cable network to other networks and/or devices is described. A bridge device facilitates the distribution of cable provider content to end users operating IP based devices. The bridge device performs one of more of the following: interface prot ...


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Chris Cholas, William L Helms, John B Carlucci, Jeffrey P Markley: Methods and apparatus for premises content distribution. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, May 20, 2014: US08732854 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for protected content access, browsing and transfer over a network. In one embodiment, the network comprises a premises (e.g., residential) LAN, and the apparatus comprises a server and renderer consumer premise equipment (CPE). The renderer CPE scans the network to search for ...


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Chris Cholas, William L Helms, Louis D Williamson, Jeffrey P Markley: Premises gateway apparatus and methods for use in a content-based network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, May 7, 2013: US08438607 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for premises gateway functions that integrate or unify functions typically distributed across multiple devices within a content-based network. In one embodiment, the out-of-band (OOB) signaling functionality normally provided in each of a set-top-box (STB) and digital video rec ...


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Chris Cholas, David Bell, George W Sarosi, Jeffrey P Markley: Apparatus and methods for device authorization in a premises network. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, June 3, 2014: US08745758 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for enabling protected premises networking capabilities. In one embodiment, a white list of devices authorized to access a premises network and a black list of device not authorized to access a premises network are utilized. The black and white lists may be stored at a database ...



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