Patents by Inventor Vijay Gopalakrishnan

Vijay Gopalakrishnan 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: 20210392047
    Abstract: A processing system may obtain an intent comprising a desired network state for a telecommunication network, determine an existing network state, where the desired network state and the existing network state are defined in accordance with a graph representing the telecommunication network, where the graph includes objects and relationships between the plurality of objects, and where each of the objects includes one or more properties. The processing system may compose a strategy that includes a plurality of policies to obtain the desired network state from the existing network state, where each of the policies comprises an action that is to be implemented in the telecommunication network, where the composing comprises performing a state exploration process over the graph, and where each state transition of the process corresponds to one of the policies. The processing system may then implement the strategy to place the telecommunication network in the desired network state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Pramod Jamkhedkar, Muhammad Bilal Anwer, Rakesh Sinha, Bingzhe Liu, Kostas Oikonomou, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 11197066
    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 points based on the information about the user, presenting the media content to the user, and monitoring the user's consumption of the content, determining a field of view of the highlight point, and presenting a guide indicator in the field of view of the user to provide information about the highlight point. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Manuel Briand, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 11196842
    Abstract: In one example, a processing system of a mobile computing device including at least one processor may capture visual information of a first location, transmit a recognition request to a first server, the recognition request comprising the visual information, obtain a first recognition result from the first server comprising first annotation content associated with a first item in the visual information of the first location, the first recognition result further comprising visual information of the first item, present at least a portion of first annotation content via the mobile computing device, store the first annotation content and the visual information of the first item in a local cache, detect a first additional mobile computing device via a non-cellular wireless communication modality, and share the first annotation content and the visual information of the first item with the first additional mobile computing device via the non-cellular wireless communication modality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Bo Han, Wenxiao Zhang, Pan Hui, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Cheuk Yiu Ip
  • Patent number: 11190820
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including providing a video presentation to user devices. A latency related to the video presentation is determined for each device; a high-latency user device is identified having greater latency than other, low-latency devices. Field of view information is analyzed for each of the low-latency devices; based on the analyzing, a field of view of the high-latency user device is predicted. In accordance with the predicting, a predicted viewing map for the high-latency user device is generated. The video presentation for the high-latency user device is adjusted based on the predicted viewing map. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Matteo Varvello, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Publication number: 20210360046
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining data indicative, for a frame of a video, of a field of view of a user; determining from a set of homogeneous tiles of the frame a subset of the homogeneous tiles that covers the field of view, wherein the set of homogeneous tiles has been constructed prior to the obtaining of the data; and merging at least a first tile of the set of homogeneous tiles and a second tile of the set of homogenous tiles into a larger tile, wherein the merging is based upon at least one parameter. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Jackson Jarrell Pair, Vikash Sharma
  • Patent number: 11178390
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving content that includes a 360-degree video, determining that guidance is enabled with respect to the content, obtaining an input responsive to determining that the guidance is enabled, and obtaining the guidance with respect to a playback of the content, where the obtained guidance is based on the input. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Manuel Briand, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 11159823
    Abstract: In one example, a processing system including at least one processor may obtain at least one frame of a volumetric video, obtain a first viewport of a client device, render a plurality of two-dimensional subframes comprising two-dimensional projections of the at least one frame of the volumetric video, based upon the first viewport of the client device, and transmit the plurality of two-dimensional subframes to the client device. In another example, a processing system including at least one processor may request a volumetric video from a network-based proxy, provide a viewport to the network-based proxy, obtain a plurality of two-dimensional subframes from the network-based proxy in accordance with the viewport, select at least one of the plurality of two-dimensional subframes to present, and display the at least one two-dimensional subframe that is selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Bo Han, Jackson Jarrell Pair, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Feng Qian
  • Patent number: 11146506
    Abstract: Systems, computer-readable media, and methods are disclosed for parallel data processing for service function chains with network functions spanning multiple servers. An example system includes a first server hosting a first network function of a service function chain, a second server hosting a second network function of the service function chain, a mirror function deployed in a first switch to replicate a plurality of packets received by the system and to send respective copies of the plurality of packets to the first network function and to at least one of the second network function and a third network function of the service function chain, and a merge function deployed in a second switch to merge respective outputs of the first network function and the at least one of the second network function and the third network function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
    Inventors: Bo Han, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Muhammad Bilal Anwer, Zhi-Li Zhang, Yang Zhang
  • Patent number: 11140086
    Abstract: In various aspects, a system that comprises detecting a congestion event in a network that transmits a first group of data packets and a second group of data packets, wherein the detecting the congestion event comprises detecting the congestion event has initiated in response to a data packet throughput value of the network having been determined to have decreased below a threshold value; in response to the detecting of the congestion event, determine a transmission rate of the second group of data packets based on a transmission priority of the second group of data packets; determining a data packet dropping rate for the second group of data packets based on the transmission rate of the second group of data packets and a size of the first group of data packets and transmitting the second group of data packets utilizing the transmission rate and the data packet dropping rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
    Inventors: Emir Halepovic, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Muhammad Usama Chaudhry, Shanyu Zhou, Balajee Vamanan, Hulya Seferoglu
  • Publication number: 20210269909
    Abstract: The invention pertains to a article or a part, comprising: —a first layer (1) of a composition (C) comprising a polymeric component comprising a) at least one poly(aryl ether ketone) polymer (PAEK), and b) at least one poly(aryl ether sulfone) polymer (PAES), wherein the composition (C) further comprises glass fibers and/or carbon fibers and has a melting temperature (Tm) of at least 290° C., as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) according to ASTM D3418, and—at least one coating (2) of metal having a thickness of at least 20 ?m, preferably at least 30 ?m. The present invention also relates to a process for preparing this article/part by metallisation and to the use of such articles and parts in electrical & electronic applications, mobile electronics, smart devices & wearables and smart phones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Vijay GOPALAKRISHNAN, Imani B. JONES, Mohammad Jamal EL-HIBRI, Keshav S. GAUTAM
  • Patent number: 11108841
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining data indicative, for a frame of a video, of a field of view of a user; determining from a set of homogeneous tiles of the frame a subset of the homogeneous tiles that covers the field of view, wherein the set of homogeneous tiles has been constructed prior to the obtaining of the data; and merging at least a first tile of the set of homogeneous tiles and a second tile of the set of homogenous tiles into a larger tile, wherein the merging is based upon at least one parameter. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Jackson Jarrell Pair, Vikash Sharma
  • Publication number: 20210258117
    Abstract: Concepts and technologies directed to agile transport for background traffic in cellular networks are disclosed herein. In various aspects, a system can include a processor and memory storing instructions that, upon execution, cause performance of operations. The operations can include determining a capacity of a communication path that communicatively couples a user equipment to a radio access network cell site. The operations can include identifying, from the radio access network cell site, a queue that is constructed for the user equipment. The operations can include assembling a plurality of probe burst packet sets from a background traffic flow. The operations can include probing the communication path for spare capacity using the plurality of probe burst packet sets and delivering the background traffic flow to the user equipment using the spare capacity while the communication path is not busy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicants: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Inventors: Emir Halepovic, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Hulya Seferoglu, Muhammad Usama Chaudhry, Shibin Mathew, Shanyu Zhou, Balajee Vamanan
  • Publication number: 20210234912
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining live video content from equipment of a media content provider, determining priority content within the live video content; segmenting the live video content into a plurality of tiles according to the priority content, and transcoding the live video content according to a type of client device. Further embodiments include determining an encoding schedule for the plurality of tiles according to the priority content, encoding the plurality of tiles according to the encoding schedule, and providing the plurality of tiles to the client device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Sassan Pejhan, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Publication number: 20210235134
    Abstract: A method for streaming a 360 degree video over a communications network, wherein the video is streamed in a plurality of chunks, includes selecting a prediction window during which to predict a field of view within the video, the field of view is expected to be visible by a viewer at a time of playback of a next chunk of the video, wherein a duration of the prediction window is based on at least one condition within the communications network, selecting a machine learning algorithm to predict the field of view based on a head movement of the viewer, wherein the machine learning algorithm is selected based on the duration of the prediction window, predicting the field of view based on the head movement of the viewer and the machine learning algorithm, identifying a tile of the next chunk that corresponds to the field of view, and downloading the tile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Bo Han, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Tan Xu
  • Publication number: 20210235118
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments for selecting a first camera from one or more cameras communicatively coupled to a computing device. Further embodiments include adjusting a first hardware controller on the first camera in response to detecting a network condition of a communication network resulting in an adjusted first camera. Additional embodiments include capturing first video content with the adjusted first camera. Also, embodiments include transmitting the first video content to a video content server over the communication network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Shuai Hao, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Publication number: 20210192210
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining a first plurality of inputs that identify a plurality of geographical locations and a plurality of infrastructure located at the plurality of geographical locations, classifying each of the plurality of geographical locations in accordance with the first plurality of inputs to obtain a plurality of classes, obtaining a second plurality of inputs that identify costs, revenue, profits, or any combination thereof, associated with the plurality of infrastructure, processing the second plurality of inputs in conjunction with the plurality of classes to identify a first plurality of locations included in the plurality of geographical locations to decommission infrastructure included in the plurality of infrastructure, and presenting the first plurality of locations via a device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Carlos Eduardo De Andrade, Will Adams Culpepper, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Sarat Puthenpura, Weiyi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210184979
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining predicted available bandwidths for an end user device, monitoring buffer occupancy of a buffer of the end user device, determining bit rates for portions of media content according to the predicted available bandwidths and according to the buffer occupancy, and adjusting bit rates for portions of media content according to the predicted available bandwidths and according to the buffer occupancy during streaming of the media content to the end user device over a wireless network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Rittwik Jana, Jeffrey Erman, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Emir Halepovic, Rakesh Sinha, Xuan Kelvin Zou
  • Patent number: 11038796
    Abstract: The concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to parallelism for virtual network functions (“VNFs”) in service function chains (“SFCs”). According to one aspect, a packet processing system can receive instructions to process, in parallel, at least a portion of a plurality of data packets associated with an SFC including a plurality of VNFs. The system can create a copy of at least the portion of the data packets. The system can send the copy of at least the portion of the data packets to at least two VNFs. The at least two VNFs can process, in parallel, the copy of at least the portion of the data packets. The system can receive, from the at least two VNFs, processed packets including the copy of at least the portion of the data packets and processed, in parallel, by the at least two VNFs. The system can combine the processed packets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., Regents of the University of Minnesota
    Inventors: Bo Han, Muhammad Bilal Anwer, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Aman Shaikh, Joshua Reich, Yang Zhang, Zhi-Li Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210168412
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, identifying a region of interest included in a plurality of candidate regions of interest associated with a presentation of a first content item on a user equipment, wherein the first content item includes a panoramic video, comparing first metadata associated with the region of interest to a plurality of metadata associated with a plurality of secondary content items, responsive to the comparing, identifying a second content item included in the plurality of secondary content items, wherein the identifying of the second content item is based on a distance between the first metadata and second metadata associated with the second content item being less than a threshold, and transmitting the second content item to the user equipment responsive to the identifying of the second content item. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Sassan Pejhan, Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 11019361
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, embodiments for selecting a first camera from one or more cameras communicatively coupled to a computing device. Further embodiments include adjusting a first hardware controller on the first camera in response to detecting a network condition of a communication network resulting in an adjusted first camera. Additional embodiments include capturing first video content with the adjusted first camera. Also, embodiments include transmitting the first video content to a video content server over the communication network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Bo Han, Shuai Hao, Vijay Gopalakrishnan