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Jack Hao
Jack Jianxiu Hao, Guillermo Ortiz, Heath Stallings, John P Valdez, Wei Xia, Joseph M Geiger: Smart home device management. Verizon Patent and Licensing, February 12, 2013: US08375118 (51 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device receives information associated with multiple home devices, and generates, based on the home device information, a connected home dashboard that includes a home device item, a modes item, a monitoring item, a security item, and a notifications item. The mobile communica ...


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John P Valdez: Method and system for compensating audio signals during a communication session. Verizon Patent and Licensing, May 22, 2012: US08184791 (1 worldwide citation)

An approach is provided for compensating audio signals during a communication session by receiving audio signals from parties to the communication session, sampling the audio signals to determine signal level and noise floor, and compensating the audio signals to bring each signal to approximately a ...


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Peter Jayaprathap Swamidas, Ai Sheng Mao, Vamshi Gillipalli, John P Valdez: Systems and methods for rating a content based on trends. Verizon Patent and Licensing, November 12, 2013: US08583786 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for and method of rating a content is presented. The method may include receiving first user data associated with one or more contents for a first predetermined time period and second user data associated with the one or more contents for a second predetermined time period. The method may a ...


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Jimena Velarde, Edwin Elberg, Luis Blando, John P Valdez, Michael J Naggar, Mona A Goldstein, Sudhanshu Sharma, Raul Aldrey: Methods and systems for visual voice calls. Verizon Data Services, October 11, 2011: US08036355

In an exemplary method, at least one telephony attribute associated with a voice call directed from a client communication subsystem to a voice network identifier is detected. Visual content that has been predefined as being associated with the at least one telephony attribute is identified. A reque ...


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Peter Jayaprathap Swamidas, Soms Wongbar, Vamshi K Gillipalli, John P Valdez: Providing services to devices using a ZigBee network. Verizon Patent and Licensing, June 3, 2014: US08745398

A network device may receive two different sets of authentication information from a user device over a ZigBee network. The network device may authenticate the user device based on the received two different sets of authentication information and permit, in response to authenticating the user device ...


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John P Valdez: Method and system for compensating audio signals during a communication session. Verizon Data Services, Verizon, Patent Management Group, September 30, 2010: US20100246802-A1

An approach is provided for compensating audio signals during a communication session by receiving audio signals from parties to the communication session, sampling the audio signals to determine signal level and noise floor, and compensating the audio signals to bring each signal to approximately a ...


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John P VALDEZ, Yohan RAJAN, Ai Sheng MAO: Apparatus, system, and method for tagging media content. Verizon Data Services, Verizon, Patent Management Group, September 10, 2009: US20090228492-A1

An approach for tagging media content (e.g., audio/video content) such that the tag call be used to access or manipulate the media content associated with the tag at a later time. A command is received from a user to request marking of the media content. A tag is automatically inserted therein based ...


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John P Valdez: Analyzing media content interaction. Verizon Patent and Licensing, Verizon, Patent Management Group, November 18, 2010: US20100293566-A1

A method includes receiving a transport stream, the transport stream including a content identifier associated with an instance of media content. The method further includes receiving a monitoring request that specifies at least one instance of media content. The method further includes determining ...


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Kristopher T Frazier, John P Valdez, Ryan Trees, Brian Roberts: Multi-view content casting systems and methods. Verizon Data Services, Verizon, Patent Management Group, April 1, 2010: US20100079670-A1

In an exemplary method, a plurality of video feeds carrying data representative of a plurality of event views is transformed into at least one video signal. The at least one video signal is distributed over at least one television carrier channel associated with a television programming channel and ...


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John P Valdez, Ai Sheng Mao: Speedy event processing. Verizon Data Services, Verizon, Patent Management Group, February 18, 2010: US20100043003-A1

A method for event positioning includes categorizing events into event groups based on a priority level, buffering the events in each event group into a group event queue, and determining an optimized position for events within each queue based, at least in part, on a processing time and an expected ...