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A system for melting a substance may be provided. The system may include a crucible insulated with fused silica, a microwave generator configured to supply...
Cellular docking station
A system for communicating with the user of a cellular telephone via the cellular mobile radio (CMR) system and the public switched telephone network (PSTN). A...
Method and system for facilitating preemptive based radio channel access
Preemptive based radio access control is facilitated. Queue data is received, wherein the queue data corresponds to a set of requests for highly prioritized...
Method for the reduction of pilot power transmission in mobile
The innovation relates to a system and/or methodology for the reduction of pilot power transmission in mobile communication systems. More specifically, the...
Dynamic control of transmission of reverse-link control signals
A method and system for dynamically controlling the transmission of reverse-link control signals to help reduce interference on the reverse link. A RAN...
Sharing of network resources within a managed network
A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processor which when executing computer instructions performs the...
Service models for roaming mobile device
A method for providing cellular access to a mobile device when the mobile device is out of a home network operated by a home wireless service provider that has...
Delivery of visual voice mail
Delivery of a text message and/or voice mail message may include identifying a recipient of the message, receiving a notification indicative of one of the...
Locating utility metering devices
Disclosed are various embodiments for locating utility metering devices. Utility metering devices are those that are lost or stolen and that are facilitating...
Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating shopping for items shown
in media content events
Techniques for facilitating shopping for items shown in media content events are described. Some embodiments provide a shopping facilitator as part of a media...
Method and system for achieving higher video throughput and/or quality
Digital data, including audio and video, may be communicated at increased data rates by utilizing non-data signal channels in cables to communicate additional...
Digital signage device capable of entering diagnostic display mode
One aspect of the disclosure directs to a signage device, which include a display device, a camera, and a signage controller. The display device is configured...
System and method for forwarding calls
A system and method for forwarding calls is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication...
Computer telephony integration complete healthcare contact center
Methods, systems, and products enable a healthcare facility or server to process incoming communications. When a communication is received, the time and a...
Dynamically-changing IVR tree
Methods, systems, and products dynamically change an interactive response system. Responses to a menu of prompts are monitored. A presentation order of the menu...
Aggregated presence over user federated devices
One embodiment of a system for aggregating and distributing presence information comprises a hosted presence aggregator server. The hosted presence aggregator...
System and method to provide a network-based service
A method of providing a network-based service can include receiving a request for a service at a proxy server, wherein the request identifies a user. The method...
Methods, systems, and computer program products for protecting a
communication network against internet enabled...
A method includes receiving from a client device at a client interface application a request to access an application, determining whether the application is...
Advanced authentication techniques
A method, system, apparatus, and computer program product are provided for facilitating advanced authentication techniques. For example, a method is provided...
Simplified configuration of a network device
Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to pair a client device with a CPE device. The methods, systems and computer readable media...
Methods and apparatus to dynamically select a peered voice over internet
protocol (VoIP) border element
Methods and apparatus to select a dynamically peered voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) border element are disclosed. An example method comprises collecting...
Mailbox-based communications system for management communications spanning
multiple data centers and firewalls
System and methods for effecting communications between a trusted management process and one or more managed processes in a distributed computing environment...
Systems and methods for rule-based anomaly detection on IP network flow
A system to detect anomalies in internet protocol (IP) flows uses a set of machine-learning (ML) rules that can be applied in real time at the IP flow level. A...
Correlation of performance monitoring records for logical end points
within a protected group
A network system comprising logical work and protect Connection Termination Points. Performance Monitoring (PM) records are provided by generating for each work...
Systems and methods for managing excess optical capacity and margin in
A method, a network element, and a network include determining excess margin relative to margin needed to insure performance at a nominal guaranteed rate...
System and method for monitoring the status of multiple servers on a
A system and method for monitoring a plurality of servers by a monitoring server in a computer network. A list of servers and a plurality of services to monitor...
Reference signal design for massive MIMO communication
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for extending a reference signal pattern to define additional reference signals using a phase division...
Generating evidence of web services transactions
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed in which generating evidence of web services transactions are provided generally by receiving in an ultimate...
Adaptive topology assisted protection and control of electric power
Disclosed are adaptive communication assisted protection and control. Local intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) associated with local switching devices and...
Dominant speech extraction in the presence of diffused and directional
A method of dominant speech extraction is provided that includes acquiring a primary audio signal from a microphone and at least one additional audio signal...
System and dialog manager developed using modular spoken-dialog components
A dialog manager and spoken dialog service having a dialog manager generated according to a method comprising selecting a top level flow controller based on...
A display device includes a base structure, a plurality of modules coupled to the base structure, where each of the modules include a plurality of actuator...
Systems and methods for assessing vehicle handling
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a fleet management computer system configured for assessing vehicle backing According to various...
Method and apparatus for adapting media content for presentation
A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, mapping image pixels of media content to a first portion of display...
Multiple field boundary data sets in an automated crop recordkeeping
A method includes defining a plurality of crop field boundaries such that an area of land falls within each of the plurality of field boundaries. The method...
Methods, communications devices, and computer program products for
selecting an advertisement to initiate...
Methods, communications devices, and computer program products for selecting an advertisement to initiate communications between communication devices using an...
Delivery of value identifiers using short message service (SMS)
A system and method for adding value to a customer account are provided. An identifier associated with a value is distributed to a customer. The identifier is...
Passive RFID postage stamps and method of using the same
A system and method for postage payment utilizes passive RFID tags as postage "stamps", with the amount of the postage automatically billed to a...
Method and system for classifying image elements
A method, system, and machine-readable medium for classifying an image element as one of a plurality of categories, including assigning the image element based...
Using quick response codes to generate an electronic consent database
Electronic consent for telemarketing calls can be obtained by soliciting consent from an individual using two-dimensional barcodes, such as quick response...
Data storage service for personalization system
A data storage system or service is provided for the data that is generated by the personalization system. The data storage system can be configured to support...
Monitoring and managing storage drives and performing backplane controller
firmware using a USB interface
Certain aspects relate to monitoring and managing storage drives installed on a backplane and performing backplane controller firmware update through a...
Controlling total number of instructions executed to a desired number
after iterations of monitoring for...
A system and method for controlling processor instruction execution. In one example, a method for controlling a total number of instructions executed by a...
Method and system for reducing write latency in a data storage system by
using a command-push model
A data storage system is provided that implements a command-push model that reduces latencies. The host system has access to a nonvolatile memory (NVM) device...
Predictive power management based on user category
The present disclosure relates to a predicative power management system configured to adjust computer CPU clock rate by a computer user to conserve energy based...
Clock skew compensation with adaptive body biasing in three-dimensional
(3D) integrated circuits (ICs) (3DICs)
Clock skew compensation with adaptive body biasing in three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuits (ICs) (3DICs) is disclosed. In one aspect, a sensor is placed...
Method for creating surface texture on flexographic printing elements
A method of making a relief image printing element from a photosensitive printing blank is described. The photosensitive printing blank comprises a laser...
Receptor and lock for glasses with removable lenses
A glasses structure that receives a variety of lens element types including full-frame, half-frame and frameless lens elements. A temple that receives a...
Method and compositions for the treatment and detection of endothelin-1
related kidney diseases
The present application relates to methods of treating HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) and/or focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) using endothelin-1...
Hand-powered projectile assembly
A hand-powered projectile assembly is provided for launching projectiles. The hand-powered projectile assembly includes an elastic projectile pouch, a hollow...