1
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 (64 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 ...


2
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 ...


3
Vipul Patel, Kenneth Gould, David Chen: Apparatus and methods for multimedia coordination. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, January 30, 2018: US09883223

Methods and apparatus for providing coordination between two or more different media distribution channels. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a server and associated client processes disposed of various components of a managed content distribution network (e.g., cable or satellite network). ...


4
Eric Hybertson: Apparatus and methods for content transfer protection. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, February 7, 2017: US09565472

Methods and apparatus for ensuring protection of transferred content. In one embodiment, content is transferred while enabling a network operator (e.g., MSO) to control and change rights and restrictions at any time, and irrespective of subsequent transfers. This is accomplished in one implementatio ...


5
Nicholas Nielsen, Thomas Reed, Eric Hybertson: Apparatus and methods for efficient delivery of electronic program guide data. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, April 17, 2018: US09948962

Apparatus and method for improving the bandwidth efficiency of delivering electronic program guide (EPG) data to consumer premises equipment (CPE). In one exemplary embodiment, electronic guide data is rendered by devices away from the CPE, shifting the executing data- and bandwidth-heavy operations ...


6
Peter Stern, Michael L Lajoie, Michael Angus: Apparatus and methods for selective enforcement of secondary content viewing. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, December 26, 2017: US09854280

Methods and apparatus for selectively enforcing required insertion or viewing of secondary content, such as advertisements or promotions, in a content distribution network. In one embodiment, the network is a managed network (e.g., cable television, satellite, or the like), and the method includes i ...


7
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 10, 2017: US09788149

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 ...


8
Charles Hasek: Apparatus and methods for ensuring delivery of geographically relevant content. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinkski & Associates PC, February 20, 2018: US09900401

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 ...


9
Chris Cholas, William L Helms, George W Sarosi: Multi-stream premises apparatus and methods for use in a content delivery network. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, August 22, 2017: US09743142

Apparatus and methods for enhanced tuner efficiency, wherein tuner resources function to permit multiple content streams to be demultiplexed and thus made available for subsequent display. In one embodiment, Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) comprises a resource manager on which a guide application ...


10
Reuben Patterson, James Panagos: Multicast video program switching architecture. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, August 22, 2017: US09743151

Multicast video program switching architecture. In one embodiment, a user makes a request for service. A controller determines whether the channel is currently broadcast. When the channel is currently broadcast, redirect the user to an address of the channel. When the channel is not currently broadc ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.