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Connecting multiple customer sites over a wide area network using an overlay network

Data file handling in a network environment and independent file server

Enabling a wireless communication device to swtich from one local network to a separate wide area network for a high…

Date/App# patent app List of recent Wide Area Network-related patents
07/17/14
20140200923
 Medical data management system and process patent thumbnailMedical data management system and process
Systems and processes for managing data relating to one or more medical or biological conditions of a plurality of subjects (such as patients) over a wide area network, such as the internet, may be employed for diabetes subjects or subjects with other medical conditions requiring monitoring and/or treatment over time. Such systems and processes provide various functions for several types of users, including patients or subject-users, healthcare provider-users and payor entity-users and combinations thereof, which allow for improved treatment and medical data management of individual subjects and groups of subjects and which allow collection and analysis of aggregate data from many subject sources, for improving overall healthcare practices of providers and subjects (e.g., patients)..
07/17/14
20140198794
 Connecting multiple customer sites over a wide area network using an overlay network patent thumbnailConnecting multiple customer sites over a wide area network using an overlay network
A method and apparatus for connecting multiple customer sites over a wide area network (wan) using an overlay network is described. In one embodiment of the invention, each one of multiple customer edge (ce) routers establishes a border gateway protocol (bgp) session with one or more bgp route reflectors and announces their private ip network prefixes and one or more transport ip addresses to reach that ce router.
07/10/14
20140195575
 Data file handling in a network environment and independent file server patent thumbnailData file handling in a network environment and independent file server
According to one embodiment, an independent file server connected to a wide area network (wan) includes local file storage, a file system comprising information about directory structures, path, and file names of other file systems of other file servers connected to the wan, and a deduplication module configured to communicate with other deduplication modules of other file servers connected to the wan, perform data deduplication of data objects stored locally in the local file storage, and create and maintain a deduplication table mapping data chunks of locally stored data objects to identification characteristics and storage location in the local file storage, and construction plans of data files including locations of data chunks within the data files. Other systems, methods, and computer program products are presented according to more embodiments..
07/10/14
20140194100
 Enabling a wireless communication device to swtich from one local network  to a separate wide area network for a high priority multicast group communication patent thumbnailEnabling a wireless communication device to swtich from one local network to a separate wide area network for a high priority multicast group communication
The disclosure is related to group communications over multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms). An aspect determines whether a number of one or more user devices in an mbms coverage area participating in a group call is less than a threshold, and delivers a media stream for the group call to a user device of the one or more user devices over a wireless local area network (wlan) to which the user device is connected based on the number of the one or more user devices in the mbms coverage area being less than the threshold..
07/10/14
20140192659
 Multiple access scheme for multi-channels of a network with a limited link budget patent thumbnailMultiple access scheme for multi-channels of a network with a limited link budget
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). An operating frequency band of the m2m wireless wan is divided into at least a first frequency channel and a second frequency channel.
07/10/14
20140192658
 Dynamic selection of positioning system and display map patent thumbnailDynamic selection of positioning system and display map
Systems, apparatus and methods for determining whether to use an indoor map or an outdoor map based on local area network (lan) signals from access points (aps) are disclosed. If only weak ap signals belonging to a location content identifier (lci) are received, prior art systems display an indoor map associated with the lci.
07/03/14
20140189480
 Dynamic aggregation and display of contextually relevant content patent thumbnailDynamic aggregation and display of contextually relevant content
A web-based system scans content for specific terms, and transforms occurrences of the terms into hypertext links. Each hypertext link provides access to a dynamically generated web page which contains aggregated content related to the respective term.
07/03/14
20140187232
 Lighting controller with integrated wide area network interface patent thumbnailLighting controller with integrated wide area network interface
The present disclosure is directed to a photo controller. In one embodiment, the photo controller includes a central processing unit (cpu), a local area connection (lan) interface in communication with the cpu, a wide area network (wan) interface in communication with the cpu and an electrical power control component in communication with the cpu to control a lighting device..
07/03/14
20140185626
 Systems and methods for providing a renat virtual private network patent thumbnailSystems and methods for providing a renat virtual private network
Included are systems and methods for providing a renat virtual private network (vpn). Accordingly, some embodiments include receiving, at a network operations center (noc), external packets from a client workstation on a private network and providing source addressing for the external packets to identify the private network from where the external packets were received.
07/03/14
20140185600
 Mobile router capable of automatically detecting network connection mode and performing network connection setting, and method thereof patent thumbnailMobile router capable of automatically detecting network connection mode and performing network connection setting, and method thereof
The present invention is to provide a mobile router, which can connect with a network transmission device capable of wired or wireless networking (e.g., a modem provided by a network service provider, a wireless lan access point, or a mobile communication access point) in a corresponding one of at least three network connection modes based on a wired ethernet, a wireless local area network and a wireless wide area network, so as to transmit a network packet from a terminal device (e.g., a desktop computer, a laptop computer, or a mobile phone) to the internet or vice versa through the network transmission device. The mobile router can automatically detect an applicable network connection mode and automatically apply network connection settings stored in a corresponding profile.
07/03/14
20140184419
Alarm communication recovery system and method
An alarm communicator system has the capability to restore a wide area network (wan) connection to a remote alarm monitoring center. The system includes an alarm wan communicator for communicating an alarm signal to a wan gateway; a wan outage detector for detecting a wan outage condition; a power interruption signal transmitter connected to the alarm wan communicator; a power interrupter unit connected between a wan gateway power source and the gateway; and a power interruption signal receiver connected to the power interrupter unit.
06/26/14
20140181904
Deriving a wlan security context from a wwan security context
Techniques for deriving a wlan security context from an existing wwan security context are provided. According to certain aspects, a user equipment (ue) establishes a secure connection with a wireless wide area network (wwan).
06/26/14
20140181317
Remote recognition of an association between remote devices
A device identification server identifies a “household” to which a particular device belongs by associating the device with a lan mac address of the router through which the device connects to a wide area network such as the internet because the lan mac address (i) is unique to the router and (ii) is not readily discoverable by interaction with the router through the wide area network, impeding spoofing by malicious entities. The device queries and receives the lan mac address of the router through the local area network.
06/26/14
20140181248
Simple remote access through firewalls for networked devices and applications
A method, apparatus, and system are described for accessing networked devices without accessible network addresses via virtual ip (vip) addresses. The system consists of a soft device services controller (dsc), downloaded on a first local network from the device service manager (dsm) on a wide area network, and a vip access enabled device on a second local network separate from the first area network.
06/26/14
20140181172
Offloading tethering-related communication processing
This disclosure is directed to offloading tethering-related communication processing. In general, a communication processor in an intermediary device may be responsible for handling communication between tethered devices and a wide area network (wan) like the internet.
06/19/14
20140173263
Booting from a trusted network image
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for booting from a trusted network image. The image can be executed from a trusted source on a wide area network (“wan”) to perform a maintenance operation, such as, for example, malware scanning, operating system repair, factory reset, etc.
06/19/14
20140171204
Asynchronous cloud rendered video delivery
Asynchronous cloud rendered video delivery systems and methods are provided. According to one aspect, the method may include at a turn-based game program executed by a game server, receiving a turn input from a client device via a wide area network; determining that a turn advance occurs within the turn-based game program, and determining at least one rendering event associated with the turn advance.
06/19/14
20140169340
Systems and methods to conserve power of machine-to-machine devices using a shared data channel
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). A traffic slot map is generated.
06/19/14
20140169301
Communication interference processing method and wireless router
A communication interference processing method includes: obtaining an access band of a wireless wide area network and a working channel of a wi-fi wireless local area network; and if interference exists between the access band of the wireless wide area network and the working channel of the wi-fi wireless local area network, and no wi-fi user is currently accessing the wi-fi wireless local area network, changing the working channel of the wi-fi wireless local area network so that no interference exists between the working channel of the wi-fi wireless local area network after the change and the access band of the wireless wide area network. In the embodiments of the present invention, the wireless router may automatically adjust the working channel of the wi-fi wireless local area network, thereby effectively avoiding the problem of interference between a network signal of the wireless wide area network and a wi-fi signal..
06/19/14
20140167966
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/19/14
20140167965
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/19/14
20140167921
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/12/14
20140164630
Method and apparatus for loading a landing page
A universal serial bus (usb) modem/wireless wide area network (wwan) device is provided that when connected to a host device, presents itself as an ethernet endpoint to the host device, without requiring additional software/drivers to be downloaded to the host device. Embedded in the usb modem/wwan device are various modules that provide functionality allowing either automatic connection to the internet or redirection to a local web user interface (ui) that a user may employ to configure the usb modem/wwan device and/or manually connect to the internet.
06/05/14
20140157302
Set-top box-based tv streaming and redirecting
A method for redirecting video content includes receiving a video signal at the set-top box and decoding the video signal to produce unrendered video data. The unrendered video data is encoded and provided to the remote device via a wide area network.
06/05/14
20140156819
Communications modules for a gateway device, system and method
A local network system including at least one terminal operable to act as a client on the local network, a gateway device comprising memory, processor, a plurality of communications modules, and computer instructions adapted to serve one of the communications protocols including passive optical network (pon) wide area networks (wan), digital subscriber line (dsl) wan networks, tdm/tdma wan and lan networks, ethernet wan and lan networks, docsis wan networks, wi-fi lan networks, zigbee lan networks, and femto lan networks, private mobile radio (pmr) networks. Any number of communications modules each adapted to serve one of these communications protocols may be installed in the system..
06/05/14
20140156136
System and method for facilitating diagnosis and maintenance of a mobile conveyance
A system for facilitating diagnosis and maintenance of a control networks on a mobile conveyance comprises one or more wireless ground stations configured to communicate over a wireless communication channel with the control network. A local area computer network receives and responds to messages to or from the control network via the wireless ground stations.
06/05/14
20140153556
System, method and device for switching between wwan and wlan in a mobile wireless hotspot
An apparatus comprises a first interface module configured to interface with one or more user devices through a wireless local area network (wlan) connection; a second interface module configured to interface with a wireless communication network through a wireless wide area network (wwan) connection; and a controller. The controller is configured to detect availability of carrier hotspots; if no carrier hotspot is detected, route traffic to and from the one or more user devices through the wwan connection; and if a carrier hotspot is detected, route traffic to and from the one or more user devices through the detected carrier hotspot..
06/05/14
20140153555
Techniques for roaming between heterogeneous wireless networks
Examples are disclosed for roaming between heterogeneous wireless networks. In some examples, an authorization request for user equipment (ue) to access a visited wireless local area network (wlan) may be received via a first protocol.
06/05/14
20140153543
Wireless wide area network characteristics indicated over a wireless local area network
What is disclosed is a method of operating a communications system. The method includes transferring a wireless local area network (wlan) beacon signal from a wireless transceiver, where the wlan beacon signal comprises packets identifying the wlan.
06/05/14
20140153441
Network switch and method for automatically establishing connection to a wide area network
A network switch is configured to automatically establish a connection to a wan by determining which of a plurality of ports of the network switch is a current uplink port leading to the wan. The switch attempts to establish connectivity to the wan using a first set of port configurations as the current set of port configurations.
06/05/14
20140153417
Multiple access scheme for narrowband channels
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). An operating frequency band of the m2m wireless wan is divided into at least a first frequency channel and a second frequency channel.
05/29/14
20140146795
Flexible paging scheme in a machine-to-machine wireless wide area network
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). A first paging message is transmitted in the m2m wireless wan according to a first paging cycle.
05/29/14
20140146743
Staging a mobile device to an enterprise network securely using voice channel of a wireless wide area network (wwan)
Wireless networking systems and methods are provided for “staging” a wireless communication device (wcd). The wcd is designed to communicate over the air with a wireless communication station via rf signals.
05/29/14
20140146732
Methods and apparatus for cooperating between wireless wide area network radios and wireless local area network radios
A method of wireless communication includes communicating using a first radio based on a first radio technology; configuring a second radio based on a second radio technology different from the first radio technology to assist the first radio with a first-radio operation; and performing at least a portion of the first-radio operation at the second radio. The first-radio operation includes at least one of multiple subscriber identity module (sim) page monitoring and page/data processing, higher order diversity data acquisition and processing, interference measurement and management, e-utran cell global identifier (ecgi) determination and reporting, a reference signal time difference (rstd) measurement, beacon detection for small cell identification, a minimization of drive test (mdt) measurement, and a speed estimation measurement.
05/29/14
20140146690
Opportunistic decoding of transmissions on a forward link in a machine-to-machine wireless wide area network
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). A packet is decoded and demodulated by an m2m device that is received during a time slot of a physical layer forward link frame in the m2m wireless wan.
05/15/14
20140136952
Improving web sites performance using edge servers in fog computing architecture
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, by an edge device in an edge network, a request from a client device for a web page provided by a web server via a wide area network, the edge network providing an access network for the client device to reach the wide area network; detecting, by the edge device, a prescribed condition affecting rendering performance of the web page by the client device; and the edge device dynamically optimizing the web page into an optimized web page for optimized rendering of the web page by the client device.. .
05/15/14
20140136660
Extending multicast/broadcast services to wide area networks
Systems and methods are described for extending multicast/broadcast service to wide area networks. A computerized method includes receiving a multicast/broadcast discovery message from a client, encapsulating the multicast/broadcast discovery message at a gateway, forwarding the encapsulated multicast/broadcast discovery message to a multicast/broadcast server, receiving a multicast/broadcast discovery response message from the multicast/broadcast server with a server ip address, generating a server alias ip address for the multicast/broadcast server at the gateway, replacing the server ip address with the server alias ip address in the multicast/broadcast discovery response message, encapsulating the multicast/broadcast discovery response message at the gateway, and forwarding the encapsulated multicast/broadcast discovery response message to the client..
05/15/14
20140133304
Apparatus and methods of controlling call establishment
Apparatus and methods of controlling call establishment are described. A user equipment (ue) may determine to establish a call.
05/08/14
20140129584
Local context search results improvements
A method, system, and/or computer program product handles a query generated by a user of one of multiple local network devices that are coupled to a network. Multiple system queries are autonomously issued, by a computer that is coupled to the network, requesting states of the local network devices.
05/08/14
20140128052
Command interface for outdoor broadband unit
A method implemented by an outdoor broadband unit includes receiving, by a broadband home router within the outdoor broadband unit, a request for services associated with a wide area network (wan), the request originating from a device within a local area network (lan) associated with the broadband home router; generating, by the broadband home router and based on the request, an attention (at) command to a long-term evolution (lte) module, within the outdoor broadband unit, the lte module providing an air interface for the wan; executing, by the lte module, the at command; receiving, by the broadband home router and from the lte module, a return value based on the executed at command; and sending, by the broadband home router and to the device within the lan, a response to the request based on the return value.. .
05/08/14
20140126548
Dynamic paging channel selection in a machine-to-machine wireless wide area network
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). A first paging message is transmitted in the m2m wireless at a first data rate using a first paging channel.
05/08/14
20140126533
Method and apparatus to reduce signaling spikes when moving between wlan and wwan coverage areas
Methods and apparatus for wireless communication in a mobile device that includes relinquishing a client side high level operation system (hlos) internet protocol (ip) context of a user equipment (ue), when the ue, connected to a network via a wireless wide area network (wwan) connection, is transported to a wireless local area network (wlan) connection area. Aspects of the methods and apparatus include maintaining a packet data protocol (pdp) context of the ue, when the ue, connected to the network via the wwan connection, is transported to a wlan connection area.
05/08/14
20140126432
Methods and apparatus for enabling peer-to-peer (p2p) communication in lte time division duplex (tdd) system
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus receives a configuration indicating multicast broadcast single frequency network (mbsfn) subframes within a radio frame.
05/08/14
20140126382
Forward link acknowledgment in a machine-to-machine wireless wide area network
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications in a machine-to-machine (m2m) wireless wide area network (wan). An event is detected that indicates a condition of a forward link in the m2m wireless wan.
05/08/14
20140126349
Rerouting t1 signal over a wide area network
The instant application describes a method and an apparatus for restoring t1 service in the event of a copper cable failure. The apparatus includes an interface configured to receive a t1 signal from a first customer device experiencing the copper cable failure; a converter configured to receive the t1 signal from the interface and place the t1 signal inside an ip packet routable over a wide area network; and a router configured to receive the ip packet from converter and send the ip packet over the wide area network to a central hub for conversion back into the t1 signal and delivery to a second customer device.
05/01/14
20140122573
Method and system for processing data through network
The invention provides a method and system for processing, through a computer network, data in a storage or received from an input device. The user may send a data processing request from a client device to a server in a wide area network, and receive a first webpage having a data requesting module and data processing module.
05/01/14
20140122324
System and method for online gift and donation exchange
An online method for facilitating the exchange of monetary or non-monetary gifts comprising, providing a computer data transfer server communicatively linked to a wide area network, connecting a gift exchange server communicatively to the computer data transfer server, giving access to the computer data transfer server to at least one user, registering the at least one user as a gift exchange user, accepting a monetary transfer or gift purchase for a exchangeable gift from the at least one user, storing data in the gift exchange server identifiably linked to the at least one user that is associated with the exchangeable gift; and transferring the exchangeable gift from one user to another user.. .
04/24/14
20140115395
System and method of cloud testing and remote monitoring for integrated circuit components in system validation
In a method and system for cloud testing and remote monitoring of an ic component during validation of a computerized system connected to a cloud server via a wide area network, upon determining that a unique system code of a system platform and a unique component code of the ic component transmitted from the computerized system in response to execution of an identification operating system (os) program and a driver from the cloud server match identification data, the cloud server transmits a corresponding test os and a corresponding test program to the computerized system such that the computerized system produces test data corresponding to the corresponding test program in response to execution of the corresponding test os and test program.. .
04/24/14
20140115142
Port setting method, routing device, and computer program product
An embodiment of the present invention provides a port setting method, which includes initiating a first detection message and a second detection message at the same time through a port, where the first detection message is used for detecting a first network server, and the second detection message is used for detecting a second network server, if at least one of a first response message to the first detection message and a second response message to the second detection message is received within a predetermined time, setting the working mode of the port to a wide area network wan mode, otherwise, setting the working mode of the port to a local area network lan mode.. .
04/24/14
20140115058
Wireless wide area network (wwan) assisted proximity wireless local area network (wlan) peer-to-peer (p2p) connection and offloading
A system and method for wireless wide area network (wwan) assisted proximity wireless local area network (wlan) peer-to-peer (p2p) connection and offloading is disclosed. The method includes the operation of identifying a first wireless device and a second wireless device between which a wlan p2p connection is desired.
04/24/14
20140113622
Method and system for facilitating wireless communication via alternate communication pathway
A mobile device system and related method are disclosed by which the device is able to communicate wirelessly not only via a wide area network (wan) communication link but also via an alternate communication link such as a wi-fi communication link. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting an availability of an additional (alternate) communication link made possible via an access point (ap), determining whether one or more first criteria relating to one or both of the ap and the device have been met and, provided that the one or more first criteria are met, automatically launching a browser to communicate with one or both of the ap and a remote server.
04/24/14
20140112329
Method and system for facilitating wireless communication via alternate communication pathway
A mobile device system and related method are disclosed by which the device is able to communicate wirelessly not only via a wide area network (wan) link but also via an alternate link such as a wi-fi link. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a command from a remote server, via the wan link, to establish a wi-fi link when possible.
04/24/14
20140112320
Method and apparatus for mitigating interference between devices of different wireless wide area networks
A portable communication device operating of a first wwan can receive an identifier from a wlan access point indicating that one or more devices operating on a second wwan are in the vicinity of the wlan access point. In response, the portable communication device invokes an interference mitigation process while the identifier indicates that devices operating on the second wwan are present..
04/17/14
20140108650
Identification of servers by common wide area network addresses
Systems, devices and methods are described to identify server nodes operating on a data network that are available to a client node. A registry server receives registration messages from each of the of server nodes and maintains a listing server nodes and their associated server addresses.
04/17/14
20140108629
Network device installation
The disclosure relates to a system and method of processing device settings of a device. In a particular embodiment, the method includes requesting the device to provide the device settings.
04/17/14
20140105111
Over the air programming via a broadband access gateway
A system and method supporting over-the-air programming of access device such as, for example, a mobile multimedia handset and a wireless personal digital assistant (pda) via a broadband access gateway, is disclosed. The broadband access gateway may receive identifying information from the access device via a personal area network and/or a wireless local area network, and may transfer the identifying information to a wide area network or a third party content provider, via a broadband network.
04/17/14
20140105104
Cost optimization of wireless-enabled metering infrastructures
Embodiments of the present disclosure include a system for managing cost in a wireless enabled advanced metering infrastructure (ami). The system includes a remote server, a wide area network, and an access point device.
04/10/14
20140101728
Method for protection of data shared between devices connected in a network and corresponding apparatus
The invention proposes a method and device for protection of data for devices connected in a network such as a local area network or lan. The method and device can for example be implemented on a gateway, which acts as an interconnecting device between the devices in the lan network and that can offer these devices an access to an external network such as a wide area network or wan.
04/10/14
20140101038
Notification of the availability of electronic bills
To notify a person of the availability of electronic billing information, billing information associated with bills of a biller for its customers is stored in a first data store, and identify information identifying unregistered persons having billing information stored in the first data store, is stored in a second data store. Registration information identifying a person who is currently unregistered is received via a wide area network.
04/10/14
20140098789
Method, user equipment and base station for interoperation between wireless local area network and wireless wide area network
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for interoperation between a wireless local area network wlan and a wireless wide area network wwan, comprising: sending a wireless local area network media access control wlan mac address to a base station through a radio resource control rrc message; and accessing the wlan network of the base station using the wlan mac address. In the method of the present invention, the wwan and the wlan can provide the user equipment and the base station with data service together or complementally, and the control method for the wwan and the wlan is simple..
04/10/14
20140098685
Content delivery in wireless wide area networks
Selecting an edge-server set in a wireless network comprises generating channel-quality measurements of wireless links between available nodes; determining a network topology state based on the measurements; calculating a performance metric for each candidate edge-server set; and selecting a candidate edge-server set based on the performance metric. An iterative process may be employed for selecting the best edge-server set.
04/03/14
20140095619
System for synchronizing nodes on a network
A system of computers on a wide area network establishes connections between nodes on the basis of their multidimensional similarity at a particular point in time in a certain setting, such as a social learning network, and sends information of value to those nodes. Dimensions in the definition of similarity include a plurality of attributes in time and community space.
04/03/14
20140094122
Wireless wide area network (wwan) managed device to device communication using narrowband wi-fi in a licensed band
Technology for establishing a device to device (d2d) connection is disclosed. One device comprises a ue that includes a proximity discovery module configured to receive discovery information from at least one of a wireless wide area network (wwan) and a wireless local area network (wlan) to assist in establishing a d2d communication channel with at least one additional ue.
04/03/14
20140092885
Discovery and operation of hybrid wireless wide area and wireless local area networks
Technology for setting up a device to device (d2d) communication channel between mobile wireless devices is disclosed. The technology includes identifying a first user equipment and a second user equipment located within a proximity; receiving network assisted proximity discovery information at one of the first ue and the second ue from an evolved packet core (epc) operating on a third generation partnership practice (3gpp) wireless wide area network (wwan); and setting up a device to device (d2d) communication between the first ue and the second ue based on the network assisted proximity discovery information received from the epc..
03/27/14
20140089343
Methods and systems for monitoring and controlling social network communications over a network at a secure location
One or more systems, devices, methods, and/or processes described can apply searches and/or filters to data of social networks with respect to social network communications through a monitor device at a secure location, such as a home, business or entertainment center, for example. The monitor device is coupled to network equipment coupling the secure location to a wide area network (e.g., the internet), and monitors all social network communications to and from the secure location.
03/27/14
20140086226
Transport of control protocol for trusted wlan (twan) offload
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to methods and apparatus for utilizing a control protocol to establish multiple packet data network (pdn) connections through a trusted wide area network (twan). Techniques are provided for expanding mobile network capacity by offloading traffic from wireless wide area networks (wwan) to other types of networks, including wireless local area networks (wlan)..
03/27/14
20140086103
Techniques for fractional wireless broadband usage
Examples are disclosed for fractional wireless broadband usage. In some examples, a portal managed by a usage manager may be accessed to enable a user of a wireless device to establish an agreement with the usage manager for the use of an application via a wireless wide area network (wwan).
03/20/14
20140082654
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082653
Method and system for collaborative broadcast and timeshifted viewing
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted matter utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) home component (the home stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082414
Data re-protection in a distributed replicated data storage system
Data re-protection in a distributed replicated data storage system is disclosed. The method may be implemented on a server or controller.
03/20/14
20140082125
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.
03/20/14
20140082124
Method and system having collaborative network media appliances utilizing prioritized local storage of recommended content
A collaborative system for more efficiently viewing streamed content in a time shifted manner utilizes collaborative home set-top box (stb) and a cloud component (the cloud stb) and a receiving device, such as an antenna or cable component, all cooperatively shared among a community of users. The cloud stb may further comprise a network accessible distributed part and/or a cross licensed portion of other home stbs.


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