Patents by Inventor Behzad Shahraray

Behzad Shahraray has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10812329
    Abstract: An intelligent agent monitors operation of at least one software virtualized network (VN). Context information associated with the VN is used to analyze a state of the VN. At least one configuration change is caused to the VN in response to analysis of the state of the VN. A change is identified to the state of the VN caused by the configuration change. A determination is made as to whether or not the change to the state of the VN is an improvement to operation of the VN. A response to the determination is made by causing at least one other configuration change to the VN.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David Gibbon, Thomas Kirk, Behzad Shahraray, John Murray, Mazin Gilbert
  • Patent number: 10812875
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, facilitating access to a synopsis of a missed portion of a media program, identifying subject matter in a segment of content in the media program that has not been presented, determining a particular time for presenting the summary according to the subject matter in the segment of content, and initiating a presentation of the summary at the particular time. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10810324
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments for providing anonymization. The anonymization can be provided such as to implement, for example, privacy as a service. The anonymization can be directed to emails, web activity (e.g., searching, viewing), browser history, telephone calls and/or physical mail. Mechanisms can be provided via which publication (e.g., online publication; publication in the form of information or data (such as marketing data)) of certain likes/dislikes that a person has can be controlled (e.g., certain likes/dislikes can be prohibited from being made public; certain likes/dislikes can be prohibited from being sold as marketing data; certain likes/dislikes can be allowed to be made public; certain likes/dislikes can be allowed to be sold as marketing data). Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon, Tan Xu, Zhu Liu
  • Patent number: 10812874
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for temporally adaptive media playback. The method for adaptive media playback includes estimating or determining an amount of time between a first event and a second event, selecting media content to fill the estimated amount of time between the first event and the second event, and playing the selected media content possibly at a reasonably different speed to fit the time interval. One embodiment includes events that are destination-based or temporal-based. Another embodiment includes adding, removing, speeding up, or slowing down selected media content in order to fit the estimated amount of time between the first event and the second event or to modify the selected media content to adjust to an updated estimated amount of time. Another embodiment bases selected media content on a user or group profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, David C. Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Patent number: 10810299
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and products authenticate users for access to devices, applications, and services. Skills of a user are learned over time, such that an electronic model of random subject matter may be generated. The user is prompted to interpret the random subject matter, such as with an electronic drawing. The user's interpretation is then compared to the electronic model of the random subject matter. If the user's interpretation matches the electronic model, the user may be authenticated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Kevin A. Li, Troy C. Meuninck, Robert Raymond Miller, II, James H. Pratt, Horst J. Schroeter, Behzad Shahraray
  • Patent number: 10805657
    Abstract: A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, by a system comprising a processor, first media content from a service provider network over a high resolution channel at a first resolution, determining whether a first resolution exceeds a resolution threshold for viewing the first media content, transmitting a notification to the service provider network that the first resolution exceeds the resolution threshold, receiving the first media content from the service provider network over the high resolution channel at a second resolution according to the notification, wherein a difference between the first resolution and the second resolution provides unused bandwidth on the high resolution channel, and receiving second media content from the service provider network over the unused bandwidth of the high resolution channel. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Amy Ruth Reibman, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10805678
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, at a computing device, first image data of a viewer of an output of user equipment. The method includes selecting, at the computing device based on a first item identified in the first image data, a background component to be included in multimedia content. The method also includes providing, from the computing device, the multimedia content to the user equipment for presentation to the viewer. The multimedia content includes the background component and a first foreground component, where the first foreground component has a first characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, David Crawford Gibbon, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Publication number: 20200314473
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including obtaining media content and an identification of a plurality of points of interest in the media content, receiving a request from a user to view the media content, obtaining information about the user, identifying one or more highlight and/or degrade points based on the information about the user, modifying the media content to create highlighted content, the highlighted content being the media content modified to attract attention of the user to the highlight point and drive the attention of the user away from the degrade point, presenting the highlighted content to the user, and monitoring the user's consumption of the content. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky, Tan Xu
  • Patent number: 10789452
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, systems and methods aggregating video content and adjusting the aggregate video content according to a training model. The adjusted aggregate video content comprises a first subset of the images and does not comprise a second subset of the images. The first subset of the images is determined by the training model based on a plurality of categories corresponding to a plurality of events. The illustrative embodiments also include presenting the adjusted aggregate video content and receiving identifications for the first subset of the images in the aggregate video content. Further, the illustrative embodiments include adjusting the training model according to the identifications and providing the adjusted training model to a network device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Raghuraman Gopalan, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10783701
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, analyzing video content obtained from a 360 degree camera to discern a point of interest in the video content and obtaining information about a viewer of the video content. A field of view is predicted based on the information about the viewer and the analysis of the video content. Less than 180 degrees of the video content centered on the predicted field of view is sent to equipment of the viewer. A monitored line of sight of the viewer is obtained based upon eye movements of the viewer relative to an orientation of the viewer. The analysis is updated based on the monitored line of sight and the predicted field of view is updated based on the updated analysis. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Tan Xu, Eric Zavesky, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon
  • Patent number: 10771763
    Abstract: A processing system having at least one processor may obtain a two-dimensional source video, select a volumetric video associated with at least one feature of the source video from a library of volumetric videos, identify a first object in the source video, and determine a location of the first object within a space of the volumetric video. The processing system may further obtain a three-dimensional object model of the first object, texture map the first object to the three-dimensional object model of the first object to generate an enhanced three-dimensional object model of the first object, and modify the volumetric video to include the enhanced three-dimensional object model of the first object in the location of the first object within the space of the volumetric video.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Tan Xu
  • Publication number: 20200272821
    Abstract: Devices, computer-readable media, and methods for providing an enhanced indication of an object that is located via a visual feed in accordance with a user context are disclosed. For instance, in one example, a processing system including at least one processor may detect a user context from a visual feed, locate an object via the visual feed in accordance with the user context, and provide an enhanced indication of the object via an augmented reality display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Lee Begeja
  • Patent number: 10728363
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing a recommended action are disclosed. For example, the method receives first data that is measured via at least one sensor deployed at a venue, receives second data from at least one user endpoint device present at the venue, wherein the second data comprises data that is measured via a sensor associated with the at least one user endpoint device, applies a perception model of the venue to the first data and the second data that are received, generates at least one recommended action when a threshold is reached, wherein the threshold is established for generating the at least one recommended action, and provides an update to the perception model of the venue based on the at least one recommended action that is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Patent number: 10719777
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable medium, and apparatus for modeling data of a service for providing a policy are disclosed. For example, a method may include a processor for generating a first policy for a first service by a first policy model using machine learning for processing first data of the first service, determining whether the first policy is to be applied to a second service, applying the first policy to the second service when the first policy is deemed to be applicable to the second service, wherein the applying the first policy provides the first policy to a second policy model using machine learning for processing second data of the second service, generating a second policy for the second service, and implementing the second policy in the second service, wherein the first service and the second service are provided by a single service provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Propery I, L.P.
    Inventors: Raghuraman Gopalan, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10721510
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including obtaining media content and an identification of a plurality of points of interest in the media content, receiving a request from a user to view the media content, obtaining information about the user, identifying one or more highlight and/or degrade points based on the information about the user, modifying the media content to create highlighted content, the highlighted content being the media content modified to attract attention of the user to the highlight point and drive the attention of the user away from the degrade point, presenting the highlighted content to the user, and monitoring the user's consumption of the content. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky, Tan Xu
  • Patent number: 10715959
    Abstract: A method includes accessing, at a base station of a wireless communications network, information identifying a plurality of user devices in a coverage area of the base station. The method includes determining a forecasted content request for media content at a particular time for delivery to a first user device of the plurality of user devices based on media consumption data for the first user device. The method includes receiving, from a second user device of the plurality of user devices, a request for the media content at a time before the particular time. The method includes sending an instruction to the first user device that directs the first user device store the media content received via a multicast transmission of the media content. The method also includes sending the media content via the multicast transmission to the first user device and to the second user device responsive to the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20200211506
    Abstract: In one example, a method includes monitoring conditions in a real environment in which a user is present, wherein the monitoring is performed by collecting data about the conditions from a plurality of sensors located in the real environment, transmitting the data about the conditions to an extended reality device that is present in the real environment, where the extended reality device is configured to render a virtual environment, interpolating between the real environment and the virtual environment, based at least in part on the conditions, to determine an actual extended reality environment that is being presented to the user, and sending a signal to a device that is located in the real environment, based on the interpolating, wherein the signal instructs the device to take an action that modifies at least one of the conditions in the real environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Paul Triantafyllou, Tan Xu
  • Publication number: 20200195988
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments include providing video streams of video content to displays, each video stream includes a portion of the video content, determining that a viewer reaction to a first portion of the video content in a first video stream satisfies a viewer reaction threshold when the first video stream is presented on a first display, and determining that a sub-portion of the first portion of the video content caused the viewer reaction to satisfy the viewer reaction threshold in response to analyzing the first portion of the video content. Further embodiments include generating a second video stream of the video content, the second video stream comprises the sub-portion without a remainder of the first portion, and providing the second video stream to a second display. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, Behzad Shahraray, Bernard S. Renger
  • Publication number: 20200175873
    Abstract: Methods, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for adjusting at least one network-controllable physical resource in response to detecting that a network-connected vehicle comprises a potential hazard to an animate being with a registered safety need are disclosed. In one example, a processing system including at least one processor may identify a network-connected vehicle and a animate being with a registered safety need, detect that the network-connected vehicle poses a potential hazard to the animate being with the registered safety need, transmit a first warning to the network-connected vehicle of the potential hazard, and adjust at least one network-controllable physical resource in response to the detecting that the network-connected vehicle poses the potential hazard to the animate being with the registered safety need.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Tan Xu, Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon, Zhu Liu
  • Publication number: 20200169717
    Abstract: A processing system having at least one processor may obtain a two-dimensional source video, select a volumetric video associated with at least one feature of the source video from a library of volumetric videos, identify a first object in the source video, and determine a location of the first object within a space of the volumetric video. The processing system may further obtain a three-dimensional object model of the first object, texture map the first object to the three-dimensional object model of the first object to generate an enhanced three-dimensional object model of the first object, and modify the volumetric video to include the enhanced three-dimensional object model of the first object in the location of the first object within the space of the volumetric video.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Tan Xu