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Xudong Wang, Chao Gui, Weilin Wang, Michael Nova: Multi-hop ultra wide band wireless network communication. Misonimo Chi Acquistion L L C, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 10, 2011: US07941149 (10 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system is provided that has at least three nodes arranged in a multi-hop ultra wide band (UWB) communication network such that communications from a first node destined for a third node pass through a second node. Each of the devices in the system includes a radio and a medi ...


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Fang Wu, Jack C Cham, Michael Pereira: Method and apparatus for immediate display of multicast IPTV over a bandwidth constrained network. Cisco Technology, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, June 21, 2011: US07965771 (10 worldwide citation)

In a packet based multicast video streaming network, a method for minimizing delay in displaying video on a TV set in response to a viewer changing the channel is disclosed. For each live multicast video stream, one or more reference frames and corresponding compressed frames are temporarily stored ...


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Thomas W Bonner: Display caller ID on IPTV screen. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, March 12, 2013: US08396475 (10 worldwide citation)

A system that automatically delivers telephony network services from a dual mode service technology platform to an external entity. The system includes a sensing component that detects the presence of a mobile handset registered on a cellular network, and registers the mobile handset with a wireless ...


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Wenge Chen: System and method of communicating video content. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group, September 29, 2009: US07596799 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method of communicating video content is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes communicating a selection of a channel from a set-top box device to at least one server of an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system. The method also includes receiving a still image ...


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Hakki Candan Cankaya: Proactively providing a redundant multicast tree in an internet protocol television (IPTV) network. Alcatel Lucent, August 11, 2009: US07573875 (10 worldwide citation)

In certain embodiments, an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) network comprises an operating multicast tree comprising a first set of nodes and components. The first set of nodes and components are operable to process an operating data stream to facilitate delivery of one or more channels to one or ...


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George Horkan Smith, Eric Holley: Home automation bubble architecture. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 5, 2017: US09838736 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling a plurality of devices in a home automation system may include providing a device proxy for a device connected to the home automation system and setting a new value in a value box of the device proxy, whereby the value box corresponds to at least one of a sensor, ...


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St├ęphane H Maes: Session initiation protocol-based internet protocol television. Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 5, 2013: US08370506 (9 worldwide citation)

Video on demand (VoD) and other video streaming and delivery mechanisms are provided using a messaging protocol (e.g., a session initiation protocol (SIP))-based approach that builds upon existing service delivery platforms. In one example, SIP functionality is extended to provide the ability to con ...


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Nicholas M Maier, Gerald R Eisner: Method and system for an emergency location information service (E-LIS) from automated vehicles. RedSky Technologies, Lesavich High Tech Law Group S C, Stephen Lesavich, April 25, 2017: US09635534 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining and verifying a location of a network device of an automated vehicle (i.e., driverless, etc.) and/or an occupant of an automated vehicle in emergency situations from automated vehicles. The method and system provide a current physical geographic location for the a ...


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Denis Bagsby, Adam Klein, Lee M Chow: System and method of service product offer management. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group, December 1, 2009: US07627501 (9 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is generally directed to a system and method of managing and deploying Internet protocol television (IPTV) services. The method includes a service product offer management and deployment system. The method further includes a service product ordering subsystem to receive and process a ...


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Olivier Le Moigne, Christopher Hawley: Access control list generation and validation tool. Alcatel Lucent, Kramer & Amado P C, December 14, 2010: US07853687 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a tool for generating ACLs in an environment where a set of network elements or servers (e.g. web servers, IPTV servers, application servers . . . ) need to be secure. The tool also performs ACL validation to ensure that the filtering rules are correct before they are deploye ...