Methods and systems for processing content

Patent number: 9648320 (pdf)

Abstract: Methods and system for processing data are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving content data in a first format and context description data relating to a portion of the content data. The method may further comprise converting the portion of the content data to an intermediate format, and converting the portion of the content data from the intermediate format to a second format based at least in part upon the context description data.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 22, 2013
Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Inventors: Arun V. Rajagopalan, Robert Gaydos, Gerald Caracciolo


Network storage device and method

Patent number: 8805163 (pdf)

Abstract: A network device can manage the storing of content. In one aspect, the content may be managed to prevent the storing of multiple versions of the same content. A deduplication process may be performed by comparing digests generated at user devices. Based on the comparison of the digests, the network device can efficiently and effectively manage the retrieving and storing of content.

Type: Grant
Filed: January 20, 2012
Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Inventor: Arun V Rajagopalan