Patents Examined by Atta Khan
  • Patent number: 11212360
    Abstract: A method for continuously providing an edge computing service to user equipment (UE) by an edge enabler server (EES) of a mobile edge computing (MEC) system is provided, which includes receiving, from a source edge application server (EAS), update information including UE information and source EAS information, wherein the source EAS provides the edge computing service to the UE; retrieving, from an edge configuration server (ECS), target EES information based on the update information; transmitting, to a target EES, the UE information and the EAS information based on the target EES information; receiving, from the target EES, target EAS information; and transferring, to the source EAS, the target EAS information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyesung Kim, Jicheol Lee
  • Patent number: 11206180
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for orchestrating the re-configuration of a Time-Triggered Ethernet (TTE) network for a plurality of configuration definitions (CDs) within a network configuration superset (NCS) by a Network Scheduling Tool (NST), including coupling a plurality of FSs to at least one common control FS (CCFS) to enable control by the NST of each FS by a runtime procedure wherein each FS of the plurality of FSs is composed of Virtual Links (VLs); scheduling the plurality of features sets (FSs) based on a target configuration of a specified FSs coupled to the CCFS within the TTE network; collecting, in a first scheduling pass by the NST, multiple FSs related to a plurality of phase configurations wherein the FSs are used to derive a specified target FS configuration; and forming a common FS by using an application to determine features associated with each FS of the plurality of FSs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin F. DeLay, William T. Smithgall
  • Patent number: 11201909
    Abstract: Methods and systems for transmitting files based on network conditions are described herein. Network conditions of a network that connects a first computing device and a second computing device may be determined. A usage pattern of one or more users may be determined. Based on the network conditions, a first priority level of a first file, and/or the usage pattern, a first file may be sent from the first computing device to the second computing device. Based on the network conditions, a second priority level of a second file, and/or the usage pattern, a delay period may be determined for the second file, and transmission of the second file may be delayed. The first computing device may send a summary of the second file to the second computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Shubham Choudhary, Aayush Bhala, Praveen Raja Dhanabalan
  • Patent number: 11178008
    Abstract: Methods of managing a fleet of devices are provided, as are methods for configuring a standby device for a job in a workflow environment, and methods for performing a job in a workflow environment. Device information is analyzed, such as information pertaining to verification systems. Device instructions are sent to various locations on a device network in response to a deviation from a parameter value having been detected. The deviation from the parameter value may correspond to printed media and/or indicia produced by one or more devices. A workflow device and a standby device are provided, and the workflow device sends configuration data to the standby device. The standby device installs configuration data and is introduced into the workflow environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: DATAMAX-O'NEIL CORPORATION
    Inventors: H. Sprague Ackley, Thomas Celinder
  • Patent number: 11165633
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a method for securing data transmitted by a data source (2) of a connected object (1) against attacks affecting a control circuit (4) of the connected object (1), the connected object (1) also comprising an electronic signature circuit (6) and a communication bus (8) connected to the control circuit (4), connected to the electronic signature circuit (6) and connected to the source (2), wherein the method comprises the following steps implemented by the electronic signature circuit (6): detecting (602) a first datum (M) transmitted by the source (2) on the communication bus (8); detecting (606) a second datum (M?) to be signed, on the communication bus, the second datum having been transmitted (404) by the control circuit (4) on the communication bus (8) after detection of the first datum (M) by the control device (4); verifying (608) coherence between the detected data (M, M?), signalling (610) an error (E), if any, as a function of a result of the verification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMIA IDENTITY & SECURITY FRANCE
    Inventors: Frederick Kurt Louis Bonnin, Jean-Yves Pierre Bernard, Emmanuelle Dottax, Fabien Blanco
  • Patent number: 11165680
    Abstract: A method includes monitoring a media stream that is streamed over a network at a given media bit-rate in a sequence of traffic bursts. Respective data volumes of one or more traffic bursts of the sequence are estimated, and the given media bit-rate is derived from the estimated data volumes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Vasona Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Roni Bar-Yanai, Nery Strasman
  • Patent number: 11159575
    Abstract: There is provided a user device including a transceiver, a processor, and a memory. The memory stores a device management application (DMA) arranged to disable at least one function of the user device in accordance with an operative device policy state of the user device, and a device policy schedule comprising a queue of device policy states each having an associated respective set of policy data. Responsive to receiving, from a remote system via the transceiver, first synchronisation data indicating a first device policy state in the queue of device policy states, the DMA is arranged to update the operative device policy state of the user device to the indicated first device policy state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Trinomial Global Ltd
    Inventors: Thomas Campbell, Kasun Mallika Arachchilage
  • Patent number: 11159401
    Abstract: Described is a method performed by a computing device for controlling home network system associated with a plurality of Wi-Fi communicating devices, the method comprising: analyzing operational data associated with the plurality of Wi-Fi communicating devices, the operational data collected from plurality of Wi-Fi communicating devices; providing (or generating) recommendations for improving performance of the home network system according to the analyzed operational data; correlating the recommendations into groups; and aggregating the recommendations from the groups to generate unified recommendations for improving the home network system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: ASSIA SPE, LLC
    Inventors: Manikanden Balakrishnan, Wooyul Lee, Sungho Yun, Carlos Garcia Hernandez, Ramya Bhagavatula
  • Patent number: 11146462
    Abstract: This application relates to the field of communications technologies, and discloses a network slice management method, device, and system, to solve the problem of low efficiency of manually deploying a network slice. One example network slice management method comprises obtaining, by a network management unit, the capability description information of a network slice, where the capability description information of the network slice includes at least one of a feature of the network slice and a deployment capability of the network slice. The method further comprises sending, by the network management unit, a notification message carrying the capability description information of the network slice, to a service management unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ruiyue Xu, Jun Yang, Yan Li, Kai Zhang
  • Patent number: 11146521
    Abstract: A system and method that automatically saves a message sender's contact information in the local contacts of a message receiver. A described method includes receiving, at a second email client installed on a user device, a message from a first email client via an email server and analyzing the message at the second email client to determine whether the message triggers an automated contact save. In in response to determining that the message triggers the automated contact save and the message includes a requisite contact information of the sender, saving the requisite contact information in a set of local contacts on the user device. In response to determining that the message triggers the automated contact save and the message does not include the requisite contact information of the sender, retrieving the requisite contact information of the sender from an identity server and saving the requisite contact information in the set of local contacts on the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Hao Wu, Bo Zang, Taodong Lu, Tianze Jiang
  • Patent number: 11140113
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content searching, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with devices, servers and/or platforms. The disclosed systems and methods for efficiently monitoring and following up on delivered messages for which a user expects and/or requires a reply. The disclosed functionality provides a fully automated, personalized, easy and efficient way to identify and manage outgoing mail messages that require reply by marking outbound messages as RSVP messages, which are those messages determined to require a reply. Such functionality is based on the ability of the disclosed framework to distinguish between a “satisfactory response” (i.e., a response that includes the required information) and a response that is not.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: VERIZON MEDIA INC.
    Inventors: Natalia Silberstein, Irena Grabovitch-Zuyev, Iftah Gamzu, Noa Avigdor-Elgrabli, Yoelle Maarek, Liane Lewin-Eytan
  • Patent number: 11122329
    Abstract: It is provided a method, performed by a MOS, Mean Opinion Score, estimator, for predicting a multimedia session MOS. The multimedia comprises a video and an audio, wherein video quality is represented by a list of per time unit scores of a video quality, an initial buffering event and rebuffering events in the video, and wherein audio quality is represented by a list of per time unit scores of audio quality. The method comprises: generating video features from the list of per time unit scores of the video quality; generating audio features from the list of per time unit scores of the audio quality; generating buffering features from the initial buffering event and rebuffering events in the video; and estimating a multimedia session MOS from the generated video features, generated audio features and generated buffering features by using machine learning technique.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Jing Fu, Junaid Shaikh, Tomas Lundberg, Gunnar Heikkilä
  • Patent number: 11121929
    Abstract: A method for managing network devices is provided. The method comprises collecting position data of at least one network device with a location device for determining the position of the at least one network device relative to at least one positioning base, collecting device information data from the at least one network device with the location device, the device information data representing individual properties of the at least one network device, determining the position of the at least one network device according to the position data, providing a model of the physical environment based on environment data, and mapping the at least one network device to the model of the physical environment such that the device information data of the at least one network device is assigned to at least one location in the model of the physical environment, according to the position of the at least one network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: LEDVANCE GMBH
    Inventors: Wuqiang Liao, Dengpan Liu, Guangli Lei, Yafen Zhang
  • Patent number: 11115276
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosed technology address the problems of manually identifying and optimizing service chain (SC) performance bottlenecks by providing solutions for automatically identifying and tuning various SC parameters. In some aspects, a SC optimization process of the disclosed technology includes the replication or cloning of a SC for which traffic flow is to be optimized. Traffic flows for the production chain can then be simulated over one or more SC clones to identify and tune individual system parameters, for example, to determine if the simulated changes produce a positive, negative, or neutral change in flow performance. Systems and machine-readable media are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kemper Johnston, Michael Robertson, Magnus Mortensen, David C. White, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11108872
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system in which, via a web page provided using a web browser by a management server, a management screen provided by a network device can be accessed while the management server does not need to have a private IP address of the network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koji Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 11108877
    Abstract: A system for procuring feedback from user when displaying content. The system implements operations for selecting a feedback mechanism based on prior user interactions with the feedback mechanism and other feedback mechanisms. The system uses the user responses to the feedback mechanism to better target content to the user and better determine which feedback mechanisms will provide the most valuable information over time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventor: Adhish N. Vyas
  • Patent number: 11102164
    Abstract: A virtual network comprising virtual machines executing at a computing environment is implemented. A software defined networking (SDN) appliance is configured to provide a connection to computing resources via a virtual network of a virtual computing environment. The SDN appliance is configured to apply policies of the virtual computing environment to data traffic on the virtual network. The SDN appliance is operable to interact with multiple network devices that are configured to act as a hardware acceleration device for processing data traffic. Virtual addresses are assigned to the network devices. The SDN appliance executes a virtual switch configured to identify data traffic sent to or received from a host and act as a proxy for the network devices and respond on their behalf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Avijit Gupta, Anish Sagar Narsian, Hang Kwong Lee, Sumit Sharad Dhoble, Manasi Deval, James Wesley Boerner, Rishabh Tewari, Pranjal Shrivastava, Sonia Sharma, Deepak Bansal
  • Patent number: 11101045
    Abstract: The approach is for cognitively transferring IoT configurations between similar IoT ecosystems based on several factors. The approach scans IoT devices from a first and a second IoT ecosystem and extracts user data from the first and the second IoT ecosystem. The approach compares the first IoT ecosystem against the second IoT ecosystem and determines if the first IoT ecosystem is similar to the second IoT ecosystem. If the first and second IoT ecosystem are similar, then transfer data from the first IoT ecosystem to the second IoT ecosystem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Sandeep Sukhija, Vijay Kumar Ananthapur Bache, Harish Bharti, Vijay Ekambaram
  • Patent number: 11102635
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for network management is disclosed and includes broadcasting, from a first sensored wireless transceiver, an availability to accept data from other sensored wireless transceivers; receiving, from one or more other sensored wireless transceivers, requests to subscribe to provide sensor data to the first sensored wireless transceiver; subsequently receiving data that indicates sensor values from the one of more other sensored wireless transceivers; aggregating the data that indicates sensor values; and transmitting the aggregated data to a central service through the Internet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventor: Theo Kanter
  • Patent number: 11102083
    Abstract: In exemplary aspects of optimizing data centers, historical data corresponding to a data center is collected. The data center includes a plurality of systems. A data center representation is generated. The data center representation can be one or more of a schematic and a collection of data from among the historical data. The data center representation is encoded into a neural network model. The neural network model is trained using at least a portion of the historical data. The trained model is deployed using a first set of inputs, causing the model to generate one or more output values for managing or optimizing the data center using supplemental indicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Mehmet Kivanc Ozonat, Tahir Cader, Matthew Richard Slaby