Patents Assigned to ARRIS Enterprises, LLC
  • Publication number: 20230024815
    Abstract: An antenna comprises a printed circuit board that includes a central feed point and a plurality of antenna elements formed therein, where the antenna elements extending radially from the central feed point. Each antenna element comprises a feed line that is coupled to the central feed point, the feed line including a feed conductor and a ground conductor, and at least two dipole radiators coupled to the feed line, each dipole radiator comprising a first dipole arm that is coupled to the feed conductor and a second dipole arm that is coupled to the ground conductor. A first length of a first of the dipole radiators is different than a second length of a second of the dipole radiators. Each of the dipole radiators is fed in-phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventor: James W. Jervis
  • Publication number: 20230025563
    Abstract: A method, a non-transitory computer readable medium, and a system are disclosed for synchronized playback controls for viewing of video content. The method includes connecting, to a synchronization service, a plurality of media consumption devices; receiving, on the synchronization service, a control request from one or more of the plurality of media consumption devices; and sending, from the synchronization service, a control signal to each of the plurality of media consumption devices to implement a playback control to synchronize a playback of the video content in each of the plurality of media consumption devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Ramesh NARAYANASWAMY, Praveen GIRISH
  • Patent number: 11563990
    Abstract: A media player system is provided for receiving and processing a media program that uses a time interval interval tD required to decode ND frames of the media program segment. The media system receives the requested media program segment, processes the segment and determines if the throughput of the media program differs from the desired presentation throughput by a tolerance amount. Both decoding and rendering performance are determined and used to determine presentation throughput, and to determine if heavier or lighter variants of the media program should be requested for subsequent media program segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: William S. Watson, Kuang Ming Chen, Nick Baciu
  • Patent number: 11564074
    Abstract: In a second group of embodiments, an electronic device that provides a virtual Bluetooth gateway is described. During operation, the electronic device may receive a first packet associated with a second electronic device and that has an Internet Protocol (IP)-compatible format (such as a JavaScript Object Notation or JSON format). Then, the electronic device may de-encapsulate a second packet from the first packet, where the second packet is compatible with a Bluetooth communication protocol. Next, the electronic may provide the second packet. Note that the electronic device may not include a physical Bluetooth radio, such as dedicated hardware for a physical Bluetooth radio. Instead, the electronic device may include a virtual Bluetooth device that communicates with the second electronic device via the virtual Bluetooth gateway. This virtual Bluetooth device may have the capabilities of a physical Bluetooth radio (without the dedicated hardware).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Brajesh Kumar, Jari T. Malinen, Dinesh Raman
  • Patent number: 11563658
    Abstract: A system, in one embodiment, includes a cable modem termination system configured to perform at least the following processing: determining a first quantity related to uncorrectable erroneous codewords and a second quantity related to other codewords except the erroneous codewords in the data packet received by the cable modem termination system from the terminal device via the channel; calculating a first metric relating the first quantity to the second quantity; and in response to the first metric exceeding a first threshold for a first predetermined time, determining the channel as a damaged channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Jing Xiao, Xuebo Chen, Wei Lu, Jing Sun, Zhiyong Dong
  • Patent number: 11563623
    Abstract: An electronic device for use with a network device, includes: a memory, having stored therein, a first and second set of threshold weighted metric values and a remediation suggestion; and a processor configured to execute instructions stored on the memory to cause the electronic device to: obtain a first of metric values associated with a first set of metrics, respectively, within a first metric category of the network device; provide a first set of weighting factors for the first set of metric values, respectively; determine a first set of weighted metric values associated with the first set of metric values, respectively, and being based on the first set of metric values and the first set of weighting factors; and perform a remediation operation associated with the remediation suggestion when the first metric category score is lower than a first metric category score threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
    Inventors: Jay William Strater, Paul D. Baker, Gregory Nobutaka Nakanishi, Subha Rajasekar
  • Patent number: 11563491
    Abstract: Disclosed are one or more preferred geometric configurations for a device communicably coupled to a power transmission line and capable of launching transverse electromagnetic waves onto the transmission line. The waves propagate data received from a data source and may include a reflector and a coupler adjacent to each other through a transverse magnetic wave that propagates longitudinally along the surface of the transmission line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: David B. Bowler, Shaoting Gu, Xinfa Ma, Clarke V. Greene, David Grubb, III, Samuel Francois, Lawrence M. Hrivnak, Bruce C. Pratt, Theodore A. Colarusso, Thomas F. Kister, Robert Noonan, Vincent T. Lucarini, David F. Hubbell
  • Patent number: 11563792
    Abstract: Methods and systems of managing a repositioning request for a HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) or Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) media stream are shown and disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a repositioning request for a particular position in the HLS or DASH media stream. The particular position does not have an Instantaneous Decoder Refresh (IDR) frame. The method additionally includes transcoding a new segment of the HLS or DASH media stream such that an IDR frame coincides with the particular position. The method further includes delivering the transcoded segment in response to the repositioning request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventor: Krishna Prasad Panje
  • Publication number: 20230021164
    Abstract: Advertisement preparation methods and systems are shown and disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes reviewing metadata of an advertisement. The metadata includes duration information for the advertisement, and determining actual duration of the advertisement. The method additionally includes determining whether the duration information matches the actual duration of the advertisement, and editing the advertisement when the duration information does not match the actual duration such that the actual duration of the edited advertisement matches the duration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventor: Thomas L. du Breuil
  • Publication number: 20230018858
    Abstract: An electronic device is described. This electronic device may include a radio that supports multiple coexisting networks having different handshaking and a common PAN communication protocol. During operation, a single radio in the electronic device may provide different beacons for the coexisting networks. Then, the radio may receive a response associated with another electronic device, where the response may specify a first coexisting network in the coexisting networks. Next, the radio may establish a connection with the other electronic device, where establishing the connection involves performing handshaking associated with the first coexisting network. Note that the common PAN communication protocol may include: Bluetooth, BLE, Zigbee, or Z-Wave.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Dinesh Raman, Bibin Balachandran
  • Publication number: 20230021243
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to a method and apparatus for training a smart device to recognize events in an indoor or outdoor venue. The smart device can execute program code for generating a specialized user interface. The smart device can record a target event in the venue or control another smart device to record the target event. The smart device can process the recording of the target event to generate an event signature. A unique tag for the recorded event can be generated, and the event signature and the unique tag can be transmitted to cloud storage. The smart device can receive event recordings from other smart devices in the venue and compare the event recordings to the event signatures in cloud storage. The smart device can generate at least one user or device prompt regarding the target event when the event recording matches an event signature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Christopher Robert BOYD, Albert F. ELCOCK, Christopher S. DELSORDO
  • Publication number: 20230020848
    Abstract: A method, a non-transitory computer readable medium, and a system are disclosed for advertisement on demand. The method includes uploading, on a cloud server, media content with embedded advertisement on demand content; forwarding, from the cloud server, the media content with the embedded advertisement on demand content to a media consumption device; receiving, on the cloud server, a request for the embedded advertisement on demand content from the media consumption device; and forwarding, from the cloud server, information on the requested embedded advertisement to the media consumption device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Ramesh NARAYANASWAMY, Anand Madhav Rao HALLUR
  • Patent number: 11558815
    Abstract: Network devices include a memory and a processor, wherein the processor is configured to determine a connection state of one or more first client devices, and in response to the determination that none of the one or more first client devices are connected to the wireless network for a predetermined time period, cause one or more second client devices currently connected to network devices other than a predetermined network device in the wireless network to connect to the predetermined network device. The network devices other than the predetermined network device turn off their wireless access function such that the wireless access function of only the predetermined network device is kept on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
    Inventor: Liang Wang
  • Patent number: 11558243
    Abstract: During operation, an electronic device may store, in memory, information associated with operation of the electronic device, such as during communication and processing of one or more packets or frames. Furthermore, an error-event monitor in the electronic device may, during a time interval, analyze at least a portion of the stored information to detect an occurrence of an error event in one or more types of error events in the electronic device. When the error event occurs during the time interval, the electronic device may perform a remedial action and may persist, in the memory, at least a second portion of the stored information associated with the error event. Otherwise, when the error event does not occur during the time interval, the electronic device may overwrite, in the memory, the stored information with additional information associated with operation of the electronic device during subsequent communicating and processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Renjith Kumar Ponnappan, Sanjeev Nand Chhabria, Rubasri Pandian, Sophronia Alexander, Thamaraiselvan Gajendran
  • Patent number: 11558303
    Abstract: A Wi-Fi APD is configured to tag internet protocol data with a first priority level and a second priority level that is higher than the first priority level. The network controller contains a memory that contains a channel bandwidth threshold value. The network controller contains a processor configured to execute instructions that cause the network controller to: periodically poll the Wi-Fi APD; periodically receive poll responses from the Wi-Fi APD; determine whether channel bandwidth is greater than the stored channel bandwidth threshold value; determine whether the response time of the poll responses is greater than the polling period; and instruct the Wi-Fi APD to tag internet protocol data with the second priority level when at least one of the channel bandwidth is less than the channel bandwidth threshold value and the response time is greater than the period of the first frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Krishna Prasad Panje, Lakshmi Arunkumar
  • Publication number: 20230009756
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a method, and a computer-readable medium for quickly switching channels. An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes: a memory having instructions stored thereon; and a processor. The processor is configured to execute the instructions stored on the memory to cause the electronic device to execute the following operations: playing a first program of a first channel, wherein the first program is a live program; receiving user input when playing the first program; and in response to receiving the user input, switching from the first channel to a second channel and playing a second program of the second channel, wherein the second program is an OTT program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Yong LIANG, Qi WANG, Ye-Yi CUI, Xue-Wei ZHAO
  • Patent number: 11553189
    Abstract: A method of decoding JVET video that includes receiving a bitstream indicating how a coding tree unit was partitioned into coding units, and parsing said bitstream to generate at least one predictor based on an intra prediction mode signaled in the bitstream, the intra prediction mode selected from a plurality of intra prediction modes for calculating a prediction pixel P[x,y] at coordinate x,y for the coding unit. A number of intra prediction modes available for coding the coding unit are reduced by replacing two or more non-weighted intra prediction modes by a weighted intra prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Yue Yu, Limin Wang, Krit Panusopone
  • Patent number: 11553248
    Abstract: A system and method for controlling the display of video content upon one or more displays as a function of user identity as determined by facial recognition. The system and method provide for the video content to be transferred between multiple screens so as to provide a user with a substantially continuous video experience as the user travels between screen locations. User images captured by both video and still image cameras can be utilized for purposes of user recognition. One or more media hubs may be utilized in performing and supporting the disclosed technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
    Inventor: Sunil Kumar Puttaswamy Gowda
  • Patent number: 11552928
    Abstract: Systems and methods for source address verification and/or retention for access devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Janet T. Bean, Immanuel E. Anand, Christopher W. Fox, David F. Baran, Michael J. Emmendorfer
  • Patent number: 11553244
    Abstract: An amplification system for amplifying a service of a cable television network that includes a first amplifier receiving the service and providing a first output signal having a first frequency band with a first maximum downstream frequency to a first customer and a second amplifier. The amplification system includes the second amplifier receiving the first output signal and providing a second output signal having a second frequency band with a second maximum downstream frequency to a second customer, wherein the second maximum downstream frequency is less than the first maximum downstream frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Zoran Maricevic, Marcel Franz Christian Schemmann, John O. Caezza, Eric Joseph Cormier, Zhijian Sun