Patents by Inventor Lee Begeja

Lee Begeja 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: 20190320216
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, modifying a user profile associated with a user associated with a content service to generate an updated user profile according to consumption of media content by the user and user feedback information associated with the consumption of the media content, determining a user context according to information associated with user device, where the user context includes current activity of the user, modifying a set of media content according to the user context that is determined to generate an updated set of media content, where a type of media content is eliminated from the set of media content in the updated set of media content according to the user context, and presenting the updated set of content at a presentation device of the user via a personal media channel of the user associated with the content service. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhu Liu, Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon, Tan Xu, Lee Begeja, Raghuraman Gopalan
  • Publication number: 20190303837
    Abstract: Devices, computer-readable media, and methods for detecting a deviation from a workflow associated with a physical item. For example, a method may include a processing system having at least one processor for capturing a plurality of images of at least one physical item during a performance of a workflow comprising a plurality of tasks relating to the at least one physical item, tracking a progression of the performance of the workflow, and detecting, from at least a first image of the plurality of images, a deviation from the workflow. The processing system may then present a notification of the deviation from the workflow and confirm an action in response to the notification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, Bernard S. Renger
  • Publication number: 20190287415
    Abstract: Devices, computer-readable media, and methods for assembling a course for a subject are described. For example, a method may include a processing system having at least one processor identifying a plurality of content segments of a plurality of content sources of a subject having greater than a threshold similarity, and determining that a first topic is part of a core topic of the subject based upon a number of instances of the first topic within the plurality of the content segments. The processing system may then receive a request from a user device for a course for the subject, assemble the course for the subject including at least one of the plurality of the content segments having the first topic that is determined to be part of the core topic, and present the course to the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, Tan Xu, David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja
  • Patent number: 10419818
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, generating narrative descriptions corresponding to visual features, visual events, and interactions there between for media content, where the narrative descriptions are associated with time stamps of the media content, and presenting the media content and an audio reproduction of the narrative descriptions, wherein the audio reproduction is synchronized to video of the media content according to the time stamps. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Raghuraman Gopalan, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Amy Ruth Reibman, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10404549
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable medium, and apparatus for modeling data of a plurality of services for providing a new service are disclosed. For example, a method may include a processor for generating a first policy from a first service by a first policy model using machine learning for processing first data of the first service, generating a second policy from a second service by a second policy model using machine learning for processing second data of the second service, wherein the first service and the second service are different, and implementing one or more functions for a new service using the first policy and the second policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Raghuraman Gopalan, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 10405260
    Abstract: Devices, computer-readable media, and methods are disclosed for assigning a service to a vehicle-based mobile node. For example, a processor deployed in a communication network may receive a request for the service from a mobile endpoint device, determine a route of the mobile endpoint device, determine a route of the vehicle-based mobile node, and assign the service to the vehicle-based mobile node when the route of the mobile endpoint device and the route of the vehicle-based mobile node coincide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, Lee Begeja, Yadong Mu, David Crawford Gibbon, Bernard S. Renger, Raghuraman Gopalan, Behzad Shahraray
  • Patent number: 10397665
    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: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, David C. Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Publication number: 20190258847
    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: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: 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
  • Publication number: 20190244630
    Abstract: Speaker content generated in an audio conference is selectively and visually represented. A profile for each audience member who participates in the audio conference is obtained. Speaker content spoken during the audio conference is monitored. Different weights are applied to words included in the speaker content according to a parameter of the profile for each of the audience members. A relation between the speaker content to the profile for each of the audience members is determined. Visual representations of the speaker content are presented to selective members among the audience members based on the determined relation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: David C. GIBBON, Andrea BASSO, Lee BEGEJA, Sumit KUMAR, Zhu LIU, Bernard S. RENGER, Behzad SHAHRARAY, Eric ZAVESKY
  • Patent number: 10375320
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for synthesizing a virtual window. The method includes receiving an environment feed, selecting video elements of the environment feed, displaying the selected video elements on a virtual window in a window casing, selecting non-video elements of the environment feed, and outputting the selected non-video elements coordinated with the displayed video elements. Environment feeds can include synthetic and natural elements. The method can further toggle the virtual window between displaying the selected elements and being transparent. The method can track user motion and adapt the displayed selected elements on the virtual window based on the tracked user motion. The method can further detect a user in close proximity to the virtual window, receive an interaction from the detected user, and adapt the displayed selected elements on the virtual window based on the received interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, David C. Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Publication number: 20190238914
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, at a server from a user device, a request for media content. The request identifies a first personal quality profile. The method includes identifying, at the server, a version of the media content to send to the user device based on first media quality preferences indicated by the first personal quality profile. The method includes, in response to a determination of unavailability of the version from a content source: retrieving, at the server from the content source, a particular version of the media content; and modifying, at the server, a visual attribute of the particular version to generate the version. The method further includes sending the version from the server to the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Amy Ruth Reibman, Zhu Liu, Lee Begeja, Bernard S. Renger, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Raghuraman Gopalan, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20190215688
    Abstract: Management and configuration of internet of things network connected devices is facilitated herein. A proxy device comprises a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by a processor, facilitate performance of operations that comprise determining a first identity and a first operational parameter of a first device and a second identity and a second operational parameter of a second device. The first device and the second device can be associated with a defined communication network. The proxy device can be provisioned within the defined communication network and can operate as a security update proxy node for the first device and the second device. The operations can also comprise facilitating a first security update at the first device and a second security update at the second device based on a determination that the first device and the second device have delegated responsibility for security synchronization to the proxy device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Timothy Innes
  • Publication number: 20190199827
    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: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Lee Begeja, David Crawford Gibbon, Raghuraman Gopalan, Zhu Liu, Yadong Mu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray
  • Publication number: 20190188605
    Abstract: Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to machine learning model understanding as-a-service. According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a model understanding as-a-service system can receive, from a user system, a service request that includes a machine learning model created for a user associated with the user system. The model understanding as-a-service system can conduct an analysis of the machine learning model in accordance with the service request. The model understanding as-a-service system can compile, for the user, results of the analysis of the machine learning model in accordance with the service request. The model understanding as-a-service system can create a service response that includes the results of the analysis. The model understanding as-a-service system can provide the service response to the user system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Paul Triantafyllou, Behzad Shahraray
  • Patent number: 10325143
    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: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    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: 10311893
    Abstract: Speaker content generated in an audio conference is selectively and visually represented. A profile for each audience member who participates in the audio conference is obtained. Speaker content spoken during the audio conference is monitored. Different weights are applied to words included in the speaker content according to a parameter of the profile for each of the audience members. A relation between the speaker content to the profile for each of the audience members is determined. Visual representations of the speaker content are presented to selective members among the audience members based on the determined relation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: David C. Gibbon, Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, Sumit Kumar, Zhu Liu, Bernard S. Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20190158495
    Abstract: A biometric authentication system is disclosed that provides authentication capability using biometric data in connection with a challenge for parties engaging in digital communications such as digital text-oriented, interactive digital communications. End-user systems may be coupled to devices that include biometric data capture devices such as retina scanners, fingerprint recorders, cameras, microphones, ear scanners, DNA profilers, etc., so that biometric data of a communicating party may be captured and used for authentication purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Pradeep K. Bansal, Lee Begeja, Carroll W. Creswell, Jeffrey Farah, Benjamin J. Stern, Jay Wilpon
  • Patent number: 10298987
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, at a server computing device, a request to stream media content to a user device. The request is associated with data identifying a personal quality profile. The method includes retrieving, via the server computing device, the personal quality profile associated with the data. The personal quality profile indicates media quality preferences. The method includes determining, via a processor of the server computing device, a version of the media content to send to the user device based on the media quality preferences of the personal quality profile and based on a delivery bit rate. The method also includes sending the version from the server computing device to the user device in response to the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Amy Ruth Reibman, Zhu Liu, Lee Begeja, Bernard S. Renger, David Crawford Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray, Raghuraman Gopalan, Eric Zavesky
  • Publication number: 20190080629
    Abstract: In one example, the present disclosure describes a device, computer-readable medium, and method for monitoring a user's food intake. For instance, in one example, a user's food intake is monitored based on data collected from a sensor. The user's current nutrient consumption is estimated based on the monitoring. A recommendation is presented to the user based on the estimating, where the recommendation is designed to help the user achieve a target nutrient consumption.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: RAGHURAMAN GOPALAN, Eric Zavesky, Bernard S. Renger, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, David Crawford Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Paul Triantafyllou, Tan Xu
  • Publication number: 20190075029
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, analyzing content flow data in a communication network to obtain flow statistics; the statistics are aggregated to construct a model of the content flow based on the aggregated flow statistics. Operations of network nodes are predicted based on the model; a content delivery path in the communication network is identified. A quality of service is detected for network nodes on the content delivery path. The detected quality of service is compared with a predicted quality of service based on the model; a network anomaly is detected based on the comparing. The content flow on the content delivery path is adjusted responsive to detection of the network anomaly. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: 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