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02/04/16
20160036919 
 Propagating communication awareness for communication sessions patent thumbnailnew patent Propagating communication awareness for communication sessions
Techniques for propagating communication awareness for communication sessions are described. In at least some embodiments, a communication session refers to an exchange of communication media between different communication endpoints.
Microsoft Corporation


02/04/16
20160036863 
 Communication sessions patent thumbnailnew patent Communication sessions
A method of initiating a voice call via a dialler user interface on a user device in a telecommunications network is provided. The user device comprises at least a first communication client adapted to communicate via a first part of the telecommunications network and a second communication client adapted to communicate via a second, different part of the telecommunications network.
Metaswitch Networks Ltd


02/04/16
20160036818 
 System and  providing selective access to a redirected device patent thumbnailnew patent System and providing selective access to a redirected device
In one embodiment, a method includes, by a computing device, receiving identifiers of one or more sessions, users, or groups selected to have access to a particular redirected device. The computing device stores the identifiers in a database, receives a request associated with a session, user, or group to access the particular redirected device, and determines whether an identifier for the session, user, or group associated with the request is stored in the database.
Dell Products L.p.


02/04/16
20160036789 
 Secure host authentication using symmetric key crytography patent thumbnailnew patent Secure host authentication using symmetric key crytography
Methods of securely authenticating a host to a storage system are provided. A series of authentication sessions are illustratively performed.
Seagate Technology Llc


02/04/16
20160036749 
 User initiated rule-based restrictions on messaging applications patent thumbnailnew patent User initiated rule-based restrictions on messaging applications
A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for user initiated rule based restrictions on sending messages from a sender to a receiver in a communications network. The receiver establishes a set of rules for the sender that allows the sender a limited number of defined messages events with the receiver.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036736 
 Method and system for using subjects in instant messaging sessions on a mobile device patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for using subjects in instant messaging sessions on a mobile device
A system and method are provided that incorporate subjects or subject lines into instant messaging sessions or conversations on a mobile device. During an instant messaging session, the user is provided with an option to specify a subject for at least the current portion of the session or for the entire session.
Blackberry Limited


02/04/16
20160036694 
 Continuity check protocol optimization systems and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Continuity check protocol optimization systems and methods
A continuity check (cc) protocol optimization method in a switch includes operating a plurality of cc sessions with a peer switch, wherein, for cc intervals, n sessions of the plurality cc sessions are set to a short interval and m sessions of the plurality of cc sessions are set to a long interval, wherein n and m are integers; switching a first session of the n sessions with a second session of the m sessions based on one of a fault and user provisioning; and exchanging the cc intervals between the first session and the second session subsequent to the switching.. .
Ciena Corporation


02/04/16
20160036692 
 Propagating routing awareness for autonomous networks patent thumbnailnew patent Propagating routing awareness for autonomous networks
Techniques for propagating routing awareness for autonomous networks are described. In at least some embodiments, routing awareness refers to attributes of autonomous networks that route communication sessions between different endpoints.
Microsoft Corporation


02/04/16
20160036657 
 Deep packet inspection (dpi) aware client steering and load balancing in wireless local area network (wlan) infrastructure patent thumbnailnew patent Deep packet inspection (dpi) aware client steering and load balancing in wireless local area network (wlan) infrastructure
Methods and systems are described for intelligently steering client devices operating in an enterprise network system to an appropriate access point based on types of traffic on each client device and/or types of traffic on access points. In particular, client devices may be moved to a different access point when the wireless channel provided by a current access point fails to meet the signal strength requirements of latency sensitive traffic utilized by the client device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036649 
 Method, system and  establishing and monitoring sessions with clients over a communication network patent thumbnailnew patent Method, system and establishing and monitoring sessions with clients over a communication network
Systems and methods provide real-time communication between website operators and website visitors including monitoring, gathering, managing and sharing of information. The features include: simultaneous chatting with system's website visitor while responding/submitting tickets/emails and searching through company knowledge base; operator communicating message to another operator directly in active chat session, while message remains hidden to visitors/customers; displaying advertising messages to visitors/customers within chat window during active chat sessions; growing knowledge base by adding information into knowledge base during chat session; providing real-time access to system's website visitor information by seeing the content of visitor's shopping cart or by passing information from system's server into visitor's information located in operator's panel; creating and branding multiple chat windows and selectively linking all or some to the account; tagging and grouping each chat sessions; parent-child ticketing for project management; lead scoring; and mobile live chatting..
Livehelpnow, Llc


01/28/16
20160029183 

Closed user groups


An arrangement for providing, on an ad hoc basis, a closed user group (cug) among a collection of pre-defined ip network users. A set of intelligent access devices, dispersed through the ip network, constantly transmit a set of pings associated with the defines cugs to discover those devices within its communication range.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/28/16
20160028891 

Media channel management network communications sessions


A system includes: a computerized appliance having a processor; and software executing on the computerized appliance from a non-transitory physical medium, the software providing: establishment of a communication session over a network between two or more end communications appliances; detection and recording of at least media channel capabilities on individual end communications appliances connected in the session; service of media channel toggle options to end communications appliances; detection of media channel toggle option selections made by users operating the end communications appliances; and implementation of the media channel toggle option or options selected for individual communications sessions.. .
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028784 

Techniques to restore communications sessions for applications having conversation and meeting environments


Techniques for restoring communications sessions for applications having conversation environment and a meeting embodiment are described. A system may include a meeting component of a communications application for selecting a meeting from multiple meetings, a conversation component of the communications application for managing multiple conversation threads, and a recovery component of the communications application for recovering an active meeting from the multiple meetings or an active conversation thread from the multiple conversation threads.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/28/16
20160028736 

Aggregated data in a mobile device for displaying cluster sessions


A method, a device and a system for providing access on a mobile device to aggregated data for interactively displaying a session for a candidate token are provided. The method includes populating data records of a data repository of a data management system from an external data system; generating first information in the data records stored in the data repository; caching the first information on a caching server; creating an application link to be displayed in a mobile device, wherein the application link enables the access to the cached first information that is stored in the data repository; providing an access authorization to the mobile device; retrieving the cached first information from the caching server; displaying the cached first information in a user interface; generating second information dynamically; displaying the second information in the user interface of the mobile device; and deactivating the application link after the session takes place..
Accenture Global Services Limited


01/28/16
20160028607 

Identifying services provided over secured connections using dns caching


A method for communication includes intercepting domain name system (dns) messages that are sent in a communication network in preparation for setting up respective communication sessions that provide respective services associated with respective service types. Dns information that is indicative of the respective service types is extracted from the intercepted dns messages, and the extracted dns information is cached.
Vasona Networks Inc.


01/28/16
20160027321 

Methods and software for providing a guided window tool for improving reading skills


A computer-based reading-fluency training tool for helping a reader increase her/his reading speed and comprehension. In some embodiments, the training tool includes a reading frame that displays multiple lines of multiline reading material.
Taylor Associates/communications, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027134 

System and management of remote conferences


A remote conference management system supporting some combination of text, audio, and video conferencing is disclosed. Using the disclosed technology, a conference can be organized such that during different sessions of the conference, some participants may be active and others inactive.
Courtcall, Llc


01/28/16
20160027092 

Techniques for selling and purchasing products via synchronous two-way electronic communication sessions


A computer-implemented technique includes initiating a synchronous two-way electronic communication session between consumer and vendor computing devices. This synchronous two-way electronic communication session may be initiated once the consumer passively or explicitly opts-in.
Google Inc.


01/28/16
20160026346 

Methods and software for facilitating theme-based online social interaction, support, awareness, and learning


Online social-interaction systems that provide any of a variety of features that promote positive behaviors, such as social interaction, compassion, support, awareness, and learning. In some embodiments, an online social-interaction system provides multiple private journals that members of the system can selectively share with other members of the social-interaction system.

01/21/16
20160021573 

Method and system for idle mode transfer for load balancing across distributed data plane processing entities for mobile core network


A system and an algorithm in a mobile core network to distribute the data load across multiple data processing entities. The system is seen as having one data plane entity to the external entities like routers; hence the system can scale without needing to update the external nodes.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021572 

Method and system for optimized load balancing across distributed data plane processing entities for mobile core network


A system and an algorithm in a mobile core network to distribute the data load across multiple data processing entities. The system is seen as having one data plane entity to the external entities like routers; hence the system can scale without needing to update the external nodes.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021254 

Methods, systems, and conducting a conference session


Methods, systems, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for initiating and conducting a conference call are described. Identification information of a user is obtained, and an electronic mail address and/or user name of the user is determined based on the identification information.

01/21/16
20160021200 

Methods and system for providing location-based communication services


Systems and methods are provided for providing location-based communication services, such as location-based chat sessions and location based-data feeds. Access to a chat session or data feed may be provided to a user of a mobile device when the current location of the mobile device is determined to be within a predetermined geographic region.
Aol Inc.


01/21/16
20160021178 

Distributed communication of independent autonomous vehicles to provide redundancy and performance


A method and system of distributed communication of independent autonomous vehicles to provide redundancy and performance are disclosed. In one embodiment, a set of autonomous vehicles operates in a geographically proximate area through which peer-to-peer communication sessions are established between nearby ones of the set of autonomous vehicles through an ad-hoc network based on a present geo-spatial location of each one of the set of autonomous vehicles in communication proximity to preferred adjacent ones of the set of autonomous vehicles.

01/21/16
20160021108 

Rule sets for client-applied encryption in communications networks


A rule set for client-applied encryption is created and deployed to a client device by a network device over a communications network. Encryption applied by the client in accordance with the rule set may form the basis of a secure connection in which encrypted information is encapsulated and tunneled across a network that includes a wireless or wired interface through which the client obtains network connectivity.
Surfeasy, Inc.


01/21/16
20160020994 

Scalable ip-services enabled multicast forwarding with efficient resource utilization


Methods, apparatus and data structures are provided for managing multicast ip flows. According to one embodiment, a router identifies active multicast ip sessions.
Fortinet, Inc.


01/21/16
20160020989 

Proxy of routing protocols to redundant controllers


In an embodiment, a method exchanges routing data within a network including control and forwarding on separate devices. In the method, a first reachability information session is established between a forwarding device and a first control device and a second reachability information session is established between the forwarding device and a second control device.
Level 3 Communications, Llc


01/21/16
20160020949 

System and supporting multiple partition edit sessions in a multitenant application server environment


In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for supporting multiple partitions and edit sessions in a multitenant application server environment. In accordance with an embodiment, a first administrator or user can obtain a named edit session for use with a partition, make changes, and then activate those changes.
Oracle International Corporation


01/21/16
20160019866 

Energy and effort efficient reading sessions


Presenting text and figures on a display screen by formatting, by a computer, text in a document into a single display line, scrolling the single display line on a first portion of the display screen, wherein the display screen remains active, and displaying, on a second portion of the display screen, figures in the document referenced by the scrolled text in the single display line on the display screen.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160019746 

System and remote control gaming sessions using a mobile device


Various embodiments directed to systems and methods that enable remote play of a game hosted by a gaming machine using a mobile device are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system includes a network in communication with the gaming machine and the mobile device, and the network includes a first wireless access point located in a first area and a second wireless access point located in a second area of a venue.
Bally Gaming, Inc.


01/21/16
20160019186 

Energy and effort efficient reading sessions


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for presenting text and figures on a display screen. Formatting, by a computer, text in a document into a single display line, scrolling the single display line on a first portion of the display screen, wherein the display screen remains active, and displaying, on a second portion of the display screen, figures in the document referenced by the scrolled text in the single display line on the display screen..
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160016008 

Radiosurgical planning and treatment


Multiple tumors are grouped into multiple treatment groups. Tumors in different treatment groups are treated by a radiosurgery in different treatment sessions than the tumors in the same treatment groups.
Rising Tide Foundation


01/14/16
20160014671 

Mesh network commissioning


In embodiments of mesh network commissioning, a commissioning device establishes a secure commissioning communication session between the commissioning device and a border router of a mesh network to securely establish network communication sessions for joining one or more joining devices to the mesh network. The commissioning device can activate joining for the mesh network, and receive a request from a joining device to join the mesh network.
Google Inc.


01/14/16
20160014208 

Device specific remote disabling of applications


Systems and methods are disclosed herein to allow a service provider supporting applications running on a client device to remotely disable the applications, features of the applications, or sessions of the applications running on the client device. The service providers may initiate the disable action automatically upon the detection of certain events on or through the client device without requiring user input.
Paypal, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014171 

Method and inter-user equipment transfer of streaming media


Techniques for inter-user equipment (ue) transfer (iut) are disclosed. An application server may receive an iut request for transfer of a media session toward at least one initial ue such that the media session is to be played by at least two target ues.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014052 

Allocating buffer for tcp proxy session based on dynamic network conditions


Allocation of buffers for a tcp proxy session between a client and a server by a service gateway includes monitoring dynamic network behaviors for server and client side sessions of the tcp proxy session; and allocating capacity for a server side buffer and capacity for a client side buffer in a memory buffer based on the dynamic server side network behaviors, the dynamic client side network behaviors, and a weighted average of a capacity of the memory buffer. In one approach to the allocation, the gateway determines whether an available capacity of the server or client side buffer is sufficient to store a data packet.
A10 Networks, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014032 

Method and device for flow path negotiation in link aggregation group


Provided are a method and device for traffic path negotiation in a link aggregation group (lag). The method includes: an aggregation port acquiring indication information including one or more services or sessions currently being carried by an aggregation port, and determining one or more services or sessions currently being carried by the aggregation port; an aggregation group portal to which the aggregation port belongs distributing traffic according to one or more services or sessions currently being carried by each aggregation port.
Zte Corporation


01/14/16
20160014020 

Method for link failure detection and session transfer to a lively link in the multihoming environment of id/locator split-based networks


This invention specifies mechanisms for detection of failure of links directly attached to communication devices (hosts and gateways) or lying in the path between these devices. The invention also specifies mechanisms for recovering communication sessions when the failure occurs.
National Institute Of Information And Communications Technology


01/14/16
20160012805 

Cover for striking device for percussion instrument


A cover system for a percussion striking device allows drummers and percussionists to removably cover their existing sticks, mallets, and beaters of their preference with a light weight, durable fabric to produce benefits including: reducing volume during practice sessions, resulting in less ear fatigue, maintaining as true of a response as possible (“feel”) of the playing surface while working techniques used to enhance actual performance, and/or reducing wear on drumsticks, mallets, and beaters and all playing surfaces it is used on, as well as other benefits.. .

01/14/16
20160012087 

Dynamic update of corpus indices for question answering system


Updating corpus indexes with derived analysis data including question data, answer data, and/or research data. The derived analysis data generated during question answering (qa) sessions of a qa system..
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160011906 

Computing session workload scheduling and management of parent-child tasks


A single workload scheduler schedules sessions and tasks having a tree structure to resources, wherein the single workload scheduler has scheduling control of the resources and the tasks of the parent-child workload sessions and tasks. The single workload scheduler receives a request to schedule a child session created by a scheduled parent task that when executed results in a child task; the scheduled parent task is dependent on a result of the child task.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160008222 

Implantable electroacupuncture device and treating obesity


An exemplary method for treating obesity in a patient comprising the steps of 1) implanting a coin-sized electroacupuncture (ea) device in the patient below the patient's skin at at least one specified stimulation site, 2) enabling the ea device to generate stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, each stimulation session comprising a series of stimulation pulses, wherein the duty cycle is the ratio of t3/t4, where t3 is the duration in minutes of each stimulation session, and t4 is the time in minutes between stimulation sessions, and 3) delivering the stimulation pulses of each stimulation session to the at least one specified stimulation site through at least two electrodes/arrays attached to an outside surface of the ea device.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation


01/14/16
20160008221 

Implantable electroacupuncture treating dyslipidemia and obesity


An exemplary method of treating obesity or dyslipidemia of a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient at an acupoint corresponding to at least one of a saphenous nerve and a peroneal nerve of the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, and 2) applying, by the electroacupuncture device in accordance with the duty cycle, the stimulation sessions to at least one of the saphenous nerve and the peroneal nerve by way of a central electrode and an annular electrode located on a housing of the electroacupuncture device.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation


01/07/16
20160007238 

Methods and an transferring data communication sessions between radio-access networks


The disclosure is directed to a method carried out on a wireless device capable of communicating over a first radio-access network (“ran”) using a first radio-access technology (“rat”) and over a second ran using a second rat. According to various implementations, the device proxies a data communication session between an application executing on the device and a remote host over the first ran, requests data content from the remote host during the session, transfers the session from the first ran to a second ran based on the amount of the data content that remains to be received from the remote host during the session and based on a radio-access condition of the first ran or of the second ran..
Google Technology Holdings Llc


01/07/16
20160007210 

Efficient evaluation of hotspots for metrocell deployment


Session data for sessions associated with user equipment in portions of a macrocellular coverage area is accessed and a hierarchical data structure including a plurality of levels is generated. Each entry in a higher level of the plurality of levels encompasses a predetermined number of entries in the next lower level and stores aggregated session data for sessions associated with the encompassed entries.
Alcatel Lucent


01/07/16
20160006985 

Apparatus and managing telepresence sessions


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, receiving first and second media content portraying images of first and second users, wherein the first and second users participate in a conference call. Joint media content is generated of the conference call including the images of the first and second users, that when presented at a display of a third user includes the images of the first and second users.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


01/07/16
20160006818 

Reducing a number of server-client sessions


A method for an intermediary node to reduce a number of server-client sessions between a server (104) and a plurality of clients (102a, 102b, 102c) communicably connected to the server (104) over a network is disclosed. The intermediary node (106) intercepts a first request and a second request destined to the server (104) from a first client (102a; 102b; 102c) and a second client (102a; 102b; 102c).
Universiteit Van Gent


01/07/16
20160006698 

System, method, and inspecting online communication sessions via polymorphic security proxies


The disclosed computer-implemented method may include (1) detecting an online communication session established between a plurality of computing devices, (2) identifying at least one application involved in the online communication session established between the plurality of computing devices, (3) determining a security mode for a security proxy that inspects the online communication session based at least in part on the application involved in the online communication session, and then (4) configuring the security proxy to inspect the online communication session in accordance with the determined security mode. Various other systems, methods, and apparatuses are also disclosed..
Juniper Networks, Inc.


01/07/16
20160006572 

Communication method and apparatus using changing destination and return destination id's


A method of exchanging a series of communication primitives during one or more communication sessions between two or more communication units is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a first communication primitive including at least a first destination id identifying at least a first communication unit as a receiver of the first communication primitive.
Oracle International Corporation


01/07/16
20160001183 

Systems and methods for crowd-sourced game strategy


Various embodiments provide systems and methods that collect data regarding game strategy decisions by human players during video game, and utilize the collected data to either adjust or replace behaviors of computer players and/or suggest game strategies to human players during video game sessions. The game strategy decisions may be harvested from human-vs-human and human-vs-computer video game sessions.
Electronic Arts, Inc.


01/07/16
20160001182 

Soft reservation multiplayer video games


A soft reservation system and method is provided facilitates an unrequested reservation of a gameplay session in multiplayer video games. A soft reservation may include a match between two or more players for one or more subsequent gameplay sessions that are reserved for the players.
Activision Publishing, Inc.


01/07/16
20160001096 

Devices and methods for optimized neuromodulation and their application


Disclosed are methods and systems for optimized deep or superficial deep-brain stimulation using multiple therapeutic modalities impacting one or multiple points in a neural circuit to produce long-term potentiation (ltp) or long-term depression (ltd). Also disclosed are methods for treatment of clinical conditions and obtaining physiological impacts.

12/31/15
20150382212 

Method and monitoring and adjusting multiple communication services at a venue


Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, initiating first and second groups of communication sessions according to testing criteria where the first group of communication sessions is established via a local area wireless access technology utilizing the distributed antenna system and the second group of communication sessions is established via the second radio access technology utilizing the distributed antenna system, and measuring performance data for the first and second groups of communication sessions according to the testing criteria. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


12/31/15
20150381803 

Method and augmenting communication sessions using contextual information


Systems and methods for establishing and conducting communication sessions augmented by contextual information. A call originator initiates a request to establish a communication session.
Avaya Inc.


12/31/15
20150381692 

Specifying client behavior and sessions in dynamic adaptive streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (dash)


An apparatus comprises a receiver configured to receive a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to generate the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the mpd. A method comprises receiving a request for an adaptive streaming media presentation description (mpd), generating the mpd, wherein the mpd indicates an event, and wherein the event is time-related auxiliary information, and transmitting the mpd.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


12/31/15
20150381674 

System and efficient port and bandwidth utilization in setting up communication sessions


Techniques for efficiently allocating ports and bandwidth in a communication system configured to establish interactive, real time communication sessions between endpoints are described. Requests are received at a server, from a requester endpoint device, to initiate an interactive, real time communication voice and/or video session requiring access to an interactive session resource.
Avaya Inc.


12/31/15
20150381569 

Local internet with quality of service (qos) egress queuing


Local internet functionality may allow host devices positioned in branch office locations to securely communicate outgoing internet traffic directly over the internet. Local internet functionality may also allow said host devices to securely receive incoming internet traffic through the creation and tracking of local internet sessions.
Iphotonix


12/31/15
20150381503 

Wireless area network (wan) overloading


Incoming packets communicated over a common wan interface of a distributed host device may be processed differently depending on their traffic classification. A virtual forwarding unit classifies incoming packets as tunneled traffic, tunnel-related control traffic, remote agent traffic, or local internet traffic.
Iphotonix


12/31/15
20150381474 

Method and device for flow path negotiation in link aggregation group


Provided are a method and device for negotiating a traffic path in an lag, wherein the method includes that an aggregation port acquires indication information, wherein the indication information is used for indicating one or more groups of services or sessions needing to be borne by the aggregation ports, each group of the services or sessions includes one or more services or sessions; the aggregation port determines multiple groups of services or sessions to be borne, and/or services or sessions currently being borne by the aggregation port; an aggregation group portal to which the aggregation port belongs, performs traffic distribution according to services or sessions currently being borne by each aggregation port which belongs to the aggregation group portal. It is solved the problem in the related art that the same service or session cannot be transmitted bi-directionally on the same path, thus implementing the protection on the interconnect interface..
Zte Corporation


12/31/15
20150381466 

Micro-oam for link groups


Networks devices interconnected via link groups may implement micro operations administration and maintenance (micro-oam) sessions. The micro-oam sessions may be used to monitor the status of individual links within the link groups at small time scales.
Broadcom Corporation


12/31/15
20150379074 

Identification of intents from query reformulations in search


Architecture that enables the grouping of the same or highly similar intents that are discovered through query reformulation, identifies single intent sessions, and then performs classification of the queries within the single session to determine a change in intent. Queries in a search session that are reformulations of an original query are identified, and the reformulations are distinguished from queries that are issued in a similar sequence to the original query, but cover a completely unrelated intent.
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150377739 

Reliability limits of machines and components thereof


A reliability range is determined for a parameter of a component in a machine subjected to life reducing loads during operation, comprising the steps of: acquiring, for each of a plurality of load sessions, at least one parameter value for said component; generating a distribution pattern containing said parameter values for the plurality of load sessions; assigning a reliability range for the distribution pattern, wherein parameter values outside said reliability range are considered as being unrealistic; analyzing the parameter values outside the reliability range to determine which of said parameter values outside the reliability range are confirmed to be unrealistic; and adjusting the reliability range if a ratio between the confirmed unrealistic parameter values and the considered unrealistic parameter values is outside a further range being predetermined for the ratio.. .

12/31/15
20150375323 

System and managing welding data


A method of managing welding data, including receiving, via a network, welding data from a data storage system, populating, via a processor, a user viewable dashboard page with one or more user input controls, receiving a user input via the user viewable dashboard page, and populating, via the processor, the user viewable dashboard page with graphical indicia representative of one or more subsets of welding data corresponding to the received user input. The welding data includes welding parameters associated with welding sessions performed by a plurality of welding operators.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


12/31/15
20150375103 

Game session sharing


A game system in which game sessions involving player(s) may be recorded and saved as game records. A player or other entity may offer or market the game records to other players via one or more channels such as websites.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


12/31/15
20150375102 

Spawning new timelines during game session replay


A game system in which game sessions involving one or more players may be recorded and saved as game records. A previously recorded game session may be selected and replayed.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


12/31/15
20150375101 

Character simulation and playback notification in game session replay


A game system in which game sessions may be recorded and saved as game records. A previously recorded game session may be selected and replayed, and players may step into and assume control of respective game characters during the replay.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


12/31/15
20150374940 

System and acclimating a new user to a breathing therapy machine


A method for acclimating a new user to a cpap or bipap breathing therapy device in which the pressure delivered to the patient increases from an initial, starting pressure to the desired therapy pressure in a linear manner over the course of several sleep sessions, with the start pressure for each successive sleep session starting at the ending pressure for the previous sleep session.. .
Devilbiss Healthcare Llc


12/24/15
20150373768 

Methods circuits devices systems and associated computer executable code for bridging audio and data communication sessions


Disclosed are methods, circuits, device, systems and associated computer executable code for providing digital and/or interactive service to a communication device. According to some embodiments, there is provided a system for providing a digital service on a mobile communication device, such that the system may include a dial pad or dialer interception module to detect a phone number dialed at the mobile communication device.

12/24/15
20150373751 

Mesh network commissioning


In embodiments of mesh network commissioning, a commissioning device establishes a secure commissioning communication session between the commissioning device and a border router of a mesh network to securely establish network communication sessions for joining one or more joining devices to the mesh network. The commissioning device can activate joining for the mesh network, and receive a request from a joining device to join the mesh network.
Google, Inc.


12/24/15
20150373183 

Use of a digital assistant in communications


A digital assistant operating on a device is configured to be engaged as an active participant in communications between local and remote parties by listening to voice and video calls and participating in messaging sessions. The digital assistant typically can be initiated by voice using a key word or phrase and then be requested to perform tasks, provide information and services, etc.
Microsoft Corporation


12/24/15
20150373075 

Multiple network transport sessions to provide context adaptive video streaming


Methods, apparatus, systems, and software for implementing context adaptive video streaming using multiple streaming connections. Original video content is split into multiple bitstreams at a video streaming server and streamed to a video streaming client.

12/24/15
20150373057 

Enhancing media characteristics during web real-time communications (webrtc) interactive sessions by using session initiation protocol (sip) endpoints, and related methods, systems, and computer-readable media


Enhancing media characteristics during web real-time communications (webrtc) interactive sessions by using session initiation protocol (sip) endpoints, and related methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method comprises intercepting, by a media redirection agent of a webrtc client executing on a computing device, a webrtc initiation token.
Avaya Inc.


12/24/15
20150372938 

System and partition migration in a multitenant application server environment


In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for partition migration in a multitenant application server environment. Each resource group, or partition which includes that resource group, can be associated with a virtual target (e.g., virtual host) information that defines a target to which that resource group or partition should be targeted and deployed.
Oracle International Corporation


12/17/15
20150365847 

System, device, and media delivery optimization


A method for alleviation of congestion in a mobile communications network includes detecting congested cells in the mobile communications network, identifying subscribers with active data sessions in the congested cells; and optimizing bandwidth usage for at least one of the identified subscribers. A bandwidth optimization system includes a network sampling interface to receive at least subscriber, cell and data session identifiers from a network data packet sampler, where the sampler identifies the identifiers from internal data traffic within a mobile communications network, and a network awareness engine (nae) to at least cross reference the identifiers with external data traffic output by the mobile communications network to at least detect congested cells and associated subscriber data sessions emanating from the mobile communications network..
Allot Communications Ltd.


12/17/15
20150365845 

Wireless communication system with sipto continuity


A communication system network element includes a local gateway co-located with a home enodeb. The local gateway has an open flow switch and a flow table, and provides service continuity of active sipto (selective ip traffic offload) sessions using open flow/software defined networking.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


12/17/15
20150365813 

System and determining establishment causes for emergency sessions


A method for initiating a packet switched emergency call using a user equipment (ue) is presented. The ue includes a plurality of protocol layers.
Blackberry Limited


12/17/15
20150365459 

Quality of experience for communication sessions


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for managing quality of experience for communication sessions. In an implementation, a method may include determining a change in an optimum video size for a streaming video.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/17/15
20150365452 

Quality of experience for communication sessions


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for managing quality of experience for communication sessions. In an implementation, a method may include determining a change in an optimum video size for a streaming video.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/17/15
20150365444 

Inter-user equipment (ue) transfer (iut) for collaborative sessions that include media session information


A method and apparatus for inter-user equipment (ue) transfer (iut) of collaborative session control and session information between wtrus. A collaborative session control transfer request including ongoing session information is transmitted prior to transfer of session control from one wtru to another wtru.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc


12/17/15
20150363340 

Providing multiple synchronous serial console sessions using data buffering


Embodiments are directed to providing synchronous communication between a baseboard management controller (bmc) and a serial console using data buffering, and to providing multiple synchronous serial console sessions using data buffering. In one scenario, a computer system polls a server console for server console data and receives server console data from the server console.
Microsoft Corporation


12/10/15
20150359014 

Network congestion prevention and/or mitigation


Cell site congestion may result in dropped calls, time-outs on data sessions, web access problems, or the like. A network congestion status may be used to minimize network congestion.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


12/10/15
20150358873 

Enterprise level management in a multi-femtocell network


Aspects of a method and system for enterprise level management in a multi-femtocell network are provided. In this regard, one or more endpoint devices may receive traffic management information from a hybrid network controller for enabling handoff of calls and/or communication sessions among femtocells and/or access points.
Broadcom Corporation


12/10/15
20150358118 

Method, apparatus, and protocol for improving performance in a wireless network


A wireless network protocol (core) and related methods, systems, and circuits are disclosed that are capable of enhancing network performance. The protocol uses random linear network coding (rlnc) for intra-session coding in the network, while allowing nodes in the network to set up inter-session coding regions where flows intersect.
Aalborg Universitet


12/10/15
20150356492 

Multiple simultaneous session support by a remote technician using preliminary queues


In a remote technical support system, a technical support controller receives an indication of a maximum number of support sessions to be serviced by a remote technician. Thereafter, the technical support controller receives a service request for a user device, which service request is classified into a category and added to a preliminary queue corresponding to the category.
Accenture Global Services Limited


12/10/15
20150356179 

System, for scoring browsing sessions


A system, method and device for calculating a page rank of a web page is provided. The method comprises: accessing browsing history data associated with the web page, the browsing history data comprising time data; computing a rank score for the web page utilizing the browsing history data and the time data; and ranking the web page in a list according to the rank score.
Yandex Europe Ag


12/10/15
20150356136 

Retrieving context from previous sessions


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for retrieving and using contextual data from previous conversation sessions in conversational searches. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a first query for a first user session, determining that the first query refers to one or more tags in a first repository, the first repository associating respective identifiers to respective tags, each identifier representing a corresponding user session, determining one or more particular identifiers associated with the one or more tags in the first repository, retrieving particular contextual data associated with the determined particular identifiers in a second repository, the second repository associating respective identifiers to respective contextual data associated with corresponding user sessions represented by the respective identifiers, and performing an action responsive to the first query based on the retrieved particular contextual data..
Google Inc.


12/10/15
20150352451 

System and arranging and presenting interactive multiplayer game sessions to an audience


A computer implemented method of presenting pre-show content to movie theater audiences includes receiving requests from an exhibitor, each request identifying a feature presentation, a feature presentation start time, and the length of a pre-show session preceding the feature presentation. At least one multiplayer game for each pre-show session is selected automatically based on at least one of an audience maturity rating of the feature presentation, a genre of the feature presentation, and the availability of other players attending at least one other feature presentation hosted by the same exhibitor at the same or a different location, and/or a different exhibitor at a different location.
Kino Llc


12/10/15
20150351550 

Multi-directional body motion stack chair


The present invention comprises a chair that allows small, subtle multi-directional motion by the user while maintaining the functionality and space requirements of a stack chair. The chair of the present invention comprises motion that is facilitated by flexible supports mounted to the frame of the chair which suspend and support the chair's seat.
Smith System


12/03/15
20150350971 

System and network selection to transfer call session


A method performed by stations to transfer call sessions between different access networks. The methods include transmitting, by a first station to a second station, an invite to join a voice call on a first radio access network (ran), receiving, by the second station, the invite, generating, by the second station, a response to the invite, determining, by the second station, that the response cannot be successfully transmitted to the first station, associating, by the second station, with a second ran, generating, by the second station, a message indicating the second station has associated with the second ran, transmitting, by the second station, the message to the first station, retransmitting, by the first station, the invite to join the voice call, receiving, by the second station, the invite on the second ran and setting up the voice call between the first station and the second station..
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150350895 

System and securing instant messaging sessions


A wireless communication device, computer program product and method of establishing secure communications between a first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device for an instant messaging application is provided. Contact information representing a contact associated with a second wireless communication device is received at the first device.
Blackberry Limited


12/03/15
20150350701 

Methods and systems for managing storage of media program copies within a network digital video recording system


An exemplary method includes a network dvr system identifying a total number of requests provided by a plurality of users to record a media program during a presentation of the media program, determining, based on the total number of requests and on a predicted playback rate associated with the media program, a maximum number of temporally overlapping playback sessions of the media program that will potentially be initiated by the plurality of users subsequent to the presentation of the media program, and storing, in response to the requests and based on the determining, a plurality of unique copies of the media program. Corresponding systems and methods are also described..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


12/03/15
20150350603 

Adaptive video streaming for communication sessions


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for managing quality of experience for video conferences. In an implementation, a method may include determining a capacity of a participant associated with a video conference.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/03/15
20150350602 

Adaptive video streaming for communication sessions


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for managing quality of experience for video conferences. In an implementation, a method may include determining a capacity of a participant associated with a video conference.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/03/15
20150350364 

Federated cache network


A system and method, called federated cache network (fcn), places and optimizes content caches located in an access or backhaul network of a network service provider or multiple system operator. A fcn comprises a trunk cache and a plurality of branch caches and leaf caches.
Badu Networks Inc.


12/03/15
20150350337 

Long-lived mptcp sessions


Techniques for supporting long-lived multipath transmission control protocol (mptcp) sessions. An mptcp session may be established between two endpoints.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150350162 

Content filtering of remote file-system access protocols


Methods and systems for content filtering of remote file-system access protocols are provided. According to one embodiment, a proxy, implemented within a network gateway device of a private network, monitors remote file-system access protocol sessions involving client computer systems and a server computer system associated with the private network.
Fortinet, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350087 

Consistent hashing for network traffic dispatching


A method is provided that uses a consistent hashing technique to dispatch incoming packets in a stable system prior to adding of a node. The method uses a hash table and assigns hash buckets in the table to each network node.
Nicira, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350004 

System and multi-tier synchronization


The present invention provides a system and method for multi-tiered data synchronization. Data is synchronized between a master synchronization server, one or more proxy synchronization servers, and client devices.
Dropbox, Inc.


12/03/15
20150348099 

Predicting purchase session behavior using the shopping funnel model stages


A user activity detection engine monitors user activity during user sessions on a publication system, and detects a change in the level of the activity of the user that predicts that the user is about to execute a transaction. The change may be an increase in the level of activity.

12/03/15
20150347519 

Machine learning based search improvement


Systems and methods are disclosed for improving search results returned to a user from one or more search domains, utilizing query features learned locally on the user's device. A search engine can receive, analyze and forward query results from multiple search domains and pass the query results to a client device.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150346948 

Systems for using three-dimensional object as controller in an interactive game


A system for initiating and using a three-dimensional object as a controlling device when interfacing with a computer system used for interactive video game play is provided. One example system includes an interface for receiving data from a capturing device of a three-dimensional space and storage coupled with computer system.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited


12/03/15
20150346929 

Safari tab and private browsing ui enhancement


As computer processing power has increased and mobile devices have proliferated, with users often own multiple devices and utilize larger numbers of tabs in the browsers on their devices. In order to enhance user experience with these developments, tab organization is improved through tab scrolling and tab overviews.
Apple Inc.




Sessions topics: Communications, Ip Multimedia Subsystem, Ip Address, Service Bureau, Network Server, Multimedia, Network Device, File Sharing, Video Conferencing, Interactive, Mobile Phone, Terminal Device, Heterogeneous, Mobile Phones, Heterogeneous Network

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