Patents by Inventor Eric Zavesky

Eric Zavesky 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).

  • Publication number: 20230030362
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including obtaining an advertisement package, wherein the advertisement package defines an interactive extended reality advertisement and includes a plurality of optional features; obtaining information about a user, their equipment, and their environment; creating an interactive extended reality advertisement by choosing a selected feature of the plurality of optional features according to the user information; and presenting the interactive extended reality advertisement to the user equipment. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Paul Triantafyllou, Tan Xu, Zhu Liu
  • Patent number: 11567572
    Abstract: A processing system having at least one processor may detect a first object in a first video of a first user and detect a second object in a second video of a second user, where the first video and the second video are part of a visual communication session between the first user and the second user. The processing system may further detect a first action in the first video relative to the first object, detect a second action in the second video relative to the second object, detect a difference between the first action and the second action, and provide a notification indicative of the difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., AT&T Mobility II LLC
    Inventors: James Pratt, Jason Decuir, Terrel Lecesne, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 11570869
    Abstract: A processing system including at least one processor may detect at least one dark zone in a vicinity of a user, determine at least one lighting feature for an illumination of the at least one dark zone in accordance with a user profile of the user, identify at least one light source to provide the illumination of the at least one dark area in accordance with the at least one lighting feature that is determined, and transmit an instruction to the at least one light source to provide the illumination of the at least one dark zone in accordance with the at least one lighting feature that is determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Ginger Chien, Zhi Cui, Eric Zavesky, Robert T. Moton, Jr., Adrianne Binh Luu, Robert Koch
  • Publication number: 20230022385
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining a first group of video content streams of an event, determining a first point of view of a plurality of audience members of the event, and selecting a first portion of the first group of video content streams of the event according to the first point of view of the plurality of audience members. Further aspects can include aggregating the first portion of the first group of video content streams resulting in first aggregated video content, generating first augmented reality content from the first aggregated video content according to the first point of view, and providing the first augmented reality content to a communication device. The communication device can present the first augmented reality content. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Paiement, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20230028101
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method of receiving, by a processing system including a processor, viewership data for a plurality of viewers watching a program; identifying, by the processing system, an anomalous event from the viewership data, wherein the viewership data includes data points per viewer logged on a per second basis, and wherein the processing system identifies the anomalous event using a pattern recognition algorithm; analyzing, by the processing system, the viewership data to determine a reason for the anomalous event; and providing, by the processing system, a user interface that presents a comparison of the anomalous event versus a standard and indicia for the reason for the anomalous event. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Jianxiong Dong, Eric Zavesky, Jean-Francois Paiement
  • Patent number: 11562818
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving information about a task to be completed by a user, receiving information about the user and receiving information about a physical environment of the user. The subject disclosure may further include creating one or more immersion objects based on the information about the task, the information about the user and the information about the physical environment, creating an immersive environment including the one or more immersive objects and at least a portion of the physical environment of the user, and communicating to an extended reality (XR) device of the user information about the immersive environment to create an immersive experience for completion of the task by the user. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: James Jackson, Eric Zavesky, James Pratt
  • Patent number: 11564085
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, identifying a first user associated with a first mobile device, and determining a first user type associated with the first user. Further embodiments can include identifying a first identity associated with the first user based on the first user type and identifying a second identity associated with the first user based on the first user type. Additional embodiments can include providing first alternate content to the first mobile device to mask the first identity and providing second alternate content to the first mobile device associated with the second identity. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., AT&T Mobility II LLC
    Inventors: Nicholas Cassioppi, Eric Zavesky, James H. Pratt
  • Publication number: 20230015206
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments that include receiving video content over a communication network, and determining a point of interest in relation to a presentation of the video content via equipment utilized by a user. Further embodiments can include identifying an object in the video content according to the point of interest, and obtaining information associated with the object. Additional embodiments can include generating first augmented reality content based on the video content and the information associated with the object, and providing the first augmented reality content to a communication device. The communication device presents the first augmented reality content. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Tan Xu, David Crawford Gibbon, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20230014880
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, providing media content to a communication device. The communication device provides a playback of a presentation of the media content. Further embodiments can include receiving an indication from the communication device that indicates a pause in the presentation of the media content, and determining a plurality of attributes associated with the pause. Additional embodiments can include providing instructions according to the plurality of attributes associated with the pause to the communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, Tan Xu, Paul Triantafyllou, Jean-Francois Paiement
  • Patent number: 11557096
    Abstract: Interactive content can be managed and provided to occupants of an automated vehicle to enhance their experience while in the vehicle. Orchestrator component can determine interactive content based on conditions associated with the vehicle, user preferences, video content, or other information. Interactive content can comprise video content, audio content, and control content. Video content can comprise augmented reality or virtual reality content. Control content can be used to control vehicle operation in relation to or synchronization with presentation of video content. Orchestrator component can correlate between certain roads on which the vehicle can travel and entertainment presentations presented to a vehicle occupant. Orchestrator component can control vehicle operation to have the vehicle recreate a vehicle action sequence (VAS) in a video program being presented to the occupant in the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Miranda Huet, James Pratt, Eric Zavesky, Donald Perciful
  • Patent number: 11556961
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, identifying user preferences for an XR application executing at an XR user system, wherein the user preferences are associated with an XR application user, accessing a historical profile associated with the XR application user, receiving local environment information from a sensor array of the XR user system, selecting an XR object for presentation on an XR display of the XR user system based on the local environment information, the user preferences, and the historical profile, and allocating compute resources to facilitate a rendering of the XR object, wherein the allocated compute resources are selected from a compute resource pool comprising local compute resources of the XR user system and edge compute resources of a network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, James Pratt, James Jackson
  • Patent number: 11558650
    Abstract: An example method includes obtaining a plurality of candidate media segments for possible inclusion in a single stream of media segments that is personalized for a first user, wherein at least one candidate media segment of the plurality of candidate media segments comprises an excerpt from a media asset, selecting, based on a known media consumption behavior of the first user, a subset of the plurality of candidate media segments, wherein the subset includes candidate media segments of the plurality of candidate media segments that are to be included in the single stream of media segments, modifying at least one candidate media segment in the subset based on the known media consumption behavior of the first user, and compiling the subset into the single stream of media segments, wherein the single stream of media segments includes the at least one candidate media segment in the subset that was modified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Subhabrata Majumdar, Deirdre Paul, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20230011822
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processing system including a processor and a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations including receiving immersive media content; creating foreground information for rendering foreground video content of the immersive media content; receiving a first point-of-view (PoV) of a first viewer operating a first display device; generating a background video content from the immersive media content; sending the foreground information to the first display device; and sending a first portion of the background video content to the first display device, wherein the first portion is based on the first PoV. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Tan Xu, Eric Zavesky, Allyson King, Jianxiong Dong, David Crawford Gibbon
  • Publication number: 20230008492
    Abstract: A system may use unconscious behaviors and conscious behaviors for recommendations and authentication. A method, system, computer readable storage medium, or apparatus provides for sending stimulus, wherein the stimulus is in the presence of an object, wherein the stimulus comprises video, audio, or text; observing activity of the object, wherein the object comprises human or animal; measuring reaction of the object to the stimulus; classifying the reaction of the object to the stimulus; and transmitting a message based on the classification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Paiement, Zhengyi Zhou, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 11551444
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Lee Begeja
  • Publication number: 20230004283
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device having a processing system including a processor; and a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations of deriving one or more building blocks from original content of a franchise; providing a search interface enabling a user to discover the one or more building blocks, wherein the user selects a set of building blocks from the one or more building blocks for creating user generated content; providing a composition module enabling the user to manipulate the set of building blocks to create the user generated content; and applying one or more policies of the franchise concerning the user generated content, wherein the one or more policies ensure that the user generated content complies with objectives of the franchise. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, David Crawford Gibbon, Samuel Seljan, Ashutosh Sanzgiri
  • Publication number: 20230007099
    Abstract: The technologies described herein are generally directed to facilitating the allocation, scheduling, and management of network slice resources. According to an embodiment, a system can comprise a processor and a memory that can store executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations. The operations can include receiving proposed contract data representative of a proposed contract for access by an application of a user equipment device to resources of a network slice usable for the access by the application. The operations can further include, based on the proposed contract data, storing governing contract data representative of a governing contract in a storage device, with the governing contract being selected to control the access by the application to the resources of the network slice. The operations can further include scheduling use of the resources of the network slice by the application based on the governing contract data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Mark Stockert, Linda Baughman, Eric Zavesky, James Pratt, Michael Gonzales, Pamela Stuckman
  • Publication number: 20230004343
    Abstract: An audio generation system is provided to enable coordinated control of multiple IoT devices for audio collection and distribution of one or more audio sources according to location and user preference. The audio generation system enables a location sensitive acoustic control of sound, both as a shaped envelope for a particular source, and as an individualized experience. The audio generation system also facilitates an interactive visual system for visualization and manipulation of the audio environment including via the use of augmented reality and/or virtual reality to depict soundscapes. The audio generation system can also facilitate a system for improving and achieving an audio environment (sound influence zone) and an intuitive way to understand where sounds will be heard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: James Pratt, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley, Nikhil Marathe
  • Patent number: 11546435
    Abstract: A system for embedding users' preferences and behaviors based on interactions with an array of devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Paiement, Eric Zavesky, Mohammed Abdel-Wahab, Subhabrata Majumdar, Jianxiong Dong
  • Publication number: 20220417488
    Abstract: A processing system having at least one processor may detect a first object in a volumetric video that is a focus of a user viewing a presentation of the volumetric video, detect an obstruction of a view of the user of at least a portion of the first object in the volumetric video, and perform at least one manipulation of the presentation of the volumetric video to the user to mitigate the obstruction of the view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Zhu Liu, Eric Zavesky, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Tan Xu