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Long life, fail safe traffic light
The present disclosure is directed to a method for detecting a failure in a signal light. In one embodiment, the method includes monitoring operation of one or...
Apparatus for using heat pipes in controlling temperature of an LED light
A light emitting diode (LED) light unit is disclosed. For example, the LED light unit includes at least one support plate having one or more inner openings. At...
Combination solar/low-voltage lighting apparatus
A lighting apparatus includes a housing, a plurality of lighting elements coupled to the housing, wherein a first subset of the plurality of lighting elements...
Download localized portion of large database based on cellular network
A wireless mobile communication device includes a wireless communication subsystem configured to wirelessly communicate through a local data access point to...
System and method for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop
Systems and methods for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop communication systems are provided. Some methods include a child node transmitting a data...
System and method for coordinated remote control of network radio nodes
and core network elements
An embodiment method of routing network traffic includes configuring flow tables of a virtual switch using an OpenFlow protocol. The virtual switch is disposed...
Replacement system and method for broadband wireless network
In embodiments of the present disclosure systems and methods implementing base station replacement in an ad hoc LTE system are described. In embodiments, an...
Cellular data testing system
A device may receive preferences related to performing cellular data testing in a cellular network. The preferences may identify one or more target network...
Managing hidden security features in user equipment
A device determines whether a PTT application is authenticated to access a first API and a second API, and prevents the PTT application from accessing the first...
Privacy-based device location proximity
A server may receive a query from a query device. The query may include an identifier that identifies a user device, information regarding a geographic radius,...
Media clip systems and methods
Exemplary media clip systems and methods provide end users of a media distribution service, such as a mobile television distribution service, with one or more...
Method and apparatus for internet protocol television media content
A method and apparatus for enabling IP service subscribers to share media contents with other IP service subscribers or Internet users in either a secured or...
Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to estimate local market
audiences of media content
Example methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to estimate local market audiences of media are disclosed herein. Disclosed example methods include...
Decoupled slicing and encoding of media content
A method and system for decoupling slicing and encoding of media content is described.
Scalable video encoder/decoder with drift control
A system, method and computer-readable media are introduced that relate to data coding and decoding. A computing device encodes received data such as video data...
Rate control algorithm for scalable video encoding with disposable
Systems and methods of performing rate control in scalable video encoders that can be used to provide videoconferencing, announcements, and live video streaming...
Digital video pixel tester
Presented is a system and method for testing a digital video distribution environment. A digital video signal generator transmits a reference video bit stream...
Method and apparatus for low cost 3D video making
Video capture devices may be held in a frame having at least two openings and a plurality of slots on a first side and a plurality of tabs on a second side...
Peer-to-peer distributed storage for internet protocol television
A plurality of portions of a video content item is distributed to a plurality of peers, respectively, of a peer-to-peer network. Each of the plurality of...
Audio level based management of communication resources
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems, methods, and computer readable media for managing bandwidth based on audio power level. In a particular...
Device optimized transmission and reception for multi-mode, multi-media
An approach is provided for receiving information from a plurality of communication services in a plurality of communication service formats and adjusting the...
System and method for sharing san storage
According to various embodiments, systems and methods are provided that relate to shared access to Storage Area Networks (SAN) devices. In one embodiment, a...
Devices and methods for content distribution in a communications network
According to at least one example embodiment, a method for transmitting data files in a network includes receiving requests from user devices for packets of the...
Opportunistic crowd-based service platform
A method and apparatus for providing an opportunistic crowd based service platform is disclosed. A mobile sensor device is identified based on a current...
Method for inserting background audio into voice/video call
A background noise inserter server is described that includes a communication interface for communicating with a network, memory for storing background audio,...
Continuous authentic of mobile device users
Technology for performing continuous authentication of a mobile device utilizes user activity context data and biometric signature data related to the user. A...
Content level navigation systems and methods
An exemplary system includes a media content processing subsystem configured to provide a first interactive graphical user interface to a display for...
Data encryption, transport, and storage service for carrier-grade networks
A method, a system, and a non-transitory storage medium for storing user preferences pertaining to a data encryption service that provides on-demand encryption...
Hierarchical caching system for lossless network packet capture
A system for providing lossless hierarchical caching is disclosed. The system may process, in a first thread, a first set of a plurality of packets in a first...
Method and system of providing differentiated services
A method for combining Internet protocols in a Differentiated Services model environment is described. The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Common Open...
System, method and apparatus for troubleshooting an IP network
The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for troubleshooting one or more communications between a first device and a second device. A...
Method and apparatus for verifying and managing a client system network
and network devices
An approach is provided for managing and verifying configuration of a client network and the network devices by assessing or sharing network/device information....
Signal jamming suppression
Provided are processes for suppressing jamming signals that may include use of a signal processing circuit. A signal processing circuit can be configured to...
Optical line terminal communication method and device with data structure
An optical line terminal (OLT) coupled to a plurality of optical network units (ONUs) through a passive optical network (PON). The OLT includes a transceiver...
Station assisted interference measurement
A station assisted interference measurement scheme is described containing a system and devices that facilitate the measurement of interference levels or path...
Methods and apparatus for efficient joint power line and visible light
A hybrid communications system implements different communication technologies to communicate data and information for particular communications directions in...
Multiple in multiple out network coded amplify and forward relaying scheme
for three node bidirectional cooperation
A method and apparatus are described including receiving a first signal including first data in a first time slot of a first channel, receiving a second signal...
Outbound interference reduction in a broadband powerline system
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for reducing outbound interference in a broadband powerline communication system. Data is modulated on first and second...
Gate pulsing gate ladder
A gate pulsing gate ladder circuit includes a series connected resistor ladder with bond pads connected to the resistor ladder between adjacent resistors. An...
Multi axis vibration unit in device for vectored motion
Charging a first device by a second device. The first device determines a first position of the first device relative to the second device. Based on the...
Packeted energy delivery system and methods
Methods and apparatus for packetized energy distribution are provided. A data and power delivery network, called a digital grid, is provided to facilitate...
Wavelength stabilized diode laser
A hybrid external cavity laser and a method for configuring the laser having a stabilized wavelength are disclosed. The laser comprises a semiconductor gain...
RJ-45 communications plug having a printed circuit board within a housing
and a lossy dielectric material inbetween
Patch cords include a communications cable that has a first conductor and a second conductor that form a first differential pair, and a third conductor and a...
Coordinated control of electric vehicle charging and HVAC
A system and method include receiving a temperature signal from a temperature sensor, controlling operation of an air conditioner condenser, and controlling an...
Power generator with high pressure hydrogen generator
A power generator includes a hydrogen producing fuel in a first high pressure chamber. A fuel cell having a proton exchange membrane is disposed in a second low...
Use of expanded graphite in lithium/sulphur batteries
The present invention relates to a solid composite for use in the cathode of a lithium-sulphur electric current producing cell wherein the solid composite...
Three stack hybrid white OLED for enhanced efficiency and lifetime
OLEDs containing a stacked hybrid architecture including a phosphorescent organic emissive unit and two fluorescent organic emissive units are disclosed. The...
Organic electroluminescent materials and devices
A compound including a ligand having the formula: ##STR00001## is disclosed. In these formulas, each R.sub.1, R.sub.2, and R.sub.3 is independently selected...
Organic electroluminescent materials and devices
Triphenylene containing benzo-fused thiophene compounds are provided. Additionally, triphenylene containing benzo-fused furan compounds are provided. The...
Asymmetric high-K dielectric for reducing gate induced drain leakage
An asymmetric high-k dielectric for reduced gate induced drain leakage in high-k MOSFETs and methods of manufacture are disclosed. The method includes...