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Multiplex communications April patents by class relation 04/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20070091785 - Method and apparatus for accelerated super 3g cell search: The method and system of a first aspect of the present invention is adapted to perform cell search on all possible bandwidths. In order to reduce the search time, the order in which the allowable BW is used in the search is based on information from history lists. These history... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070091786 - Transmitting data from a mobile station on an uplink in a spread spectrum cellular system: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for a wireless communication between at least one mobile station and a base station in a cellular system. The method comprises providing a desired spreading in time and frequency domains to transmit data using at least two carriers in a transmission... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070091787 - Apparatus and method for channel selective scheduling in mobile communication systems using ofdma: An apparatus and a method for selectively scheduling channels in mobile communication systems adopting Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access, are provided. In an exemplary apparatus and method, the channels are scheduled with a pilot for measuring the signal-to-noise ratio in order to support the selective schedule of the channels in... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070091788 - Versatile data rate control for enhanced evdo systems: A system for providing parallel, concurrent transmission of multiple DRC elements is disclosed. An assignment element assigns, for each access terminal in an access network, two DRC-related parameters. A first parameter is assigned to uniquely identify a given access terminal. A second parameter is assigned to identify DRC traffic for... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070091789 - Strategies for disseminating media information using redundant network streams: A system is described for disseminating media information. An operations center transmits at least a primary stream on a first network connection and a backup stream on a second network connection to a media device (such as a set-top box). The media device identifies whether the primary stream includes any... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070091790 - Systems and methods for providing variable protection: The systems and methods maintain varying protection levels of related objects, such as when nodes of a data structure are protected at the same or greater protection level as their children nodes. In one embodiment, the nodes store data to track protection levels of their children nodes.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070091791 - Rpr span bw protection scheme for rpr transported over sonet paths: A communication system and method provide fractional protection of Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) span bandwidth (BW) by provisioning the number of SONET paths in a given span to greater than the RPR ring BW. A communication system comprises a plurality of Synchronous Optical Network paths, a Resilient Packet Ring span... Agent: Edward A. Pennington Swidler Berlin LLP
20070091792 - Multiple endpoint paths for point-to-multipoint (p2mp) spvc: A method and system for implementing Multiple Endpoint Paths (MEP) for Point to Multipoint (P2MP) calls over Soft Permanent Virtual Connections (SPVC) are provided. When a condition is detected that requires a particular endpoint to be switched to an alternate endpoint, all calls of the P2MP group that used the... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman, Esq. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070091793 - Method and apparatus for managing forwarding of data in an autonomous system: A method of managing forwarding of data in a first autonomous system (AS) is described. The first AS includes a plurality of border routers having inter-domain links to one or more remote AS's and an associated exterior communications protocol. The border routers use an interior communications protocol with other border... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070091794 - Method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system: A method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system (AS) for failure of a first inter-AS link serving a first set of prefixes is described. The method comprises identifying an alternate inter-AS link serving said plurality of prefixes and constructing a tunnel thereto.... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070091795 - Method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system: A method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system (AS) for failure of an inter-AS link is described. The method comprises identifying an alternate inter-AS path and constructing a tunnel to an end point on the alternate path.... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070091796 - Method of implementing a backup path in an autonomous system: A method of implementing a backup path in an autonomous system (AS) for failure of an inter-AS link is described. The method comprises forwarding data elements destined for the failed link via a backup path and including a loop prevention attribute in the packet.... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070091797 - Method and apparatus for fast 2-key scheduler implementation: A scheduler utilizes a data structure in the form of an augmented, pruned, radix tree to implement 2-key scheduling.... Agent: Law Office Of Charles E. Krueger
20070091804 - Application wire: Transferring data over a network includes identifying an application flow and mapping the application flow to a network bound connection.... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20070091802 - Class-based bandwidth partitioning: Class-based bandwidth partitioning of a sequence of packets of varying packet classes is performed, such as, but not limited to determining whether or not to admit a packet to a queue based on a probability corresponding to a class of packets associated with the packet, with this probability being based... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20070091798 - Communication system, information processing apparatus, server, and communication method: A first information processor transmits a bubble packet to a port assigned after assignment of specified port from reference port in a second communication control unit, a server detects the position of the bubble packet transmitting port in a first communication control unit used in transmission of this bubble packet,... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20070091801 - Forward link admission control for high-speed data networks: Admission control is performed on a forward link shared packet data channel based on the measured delay per unit of data transmitted on the channel or the data throughput on the channel. In another embodiment, statistical analyses of channel quality metrics received at a base station are compared to the... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070091799 - Method and device for controlling a queue buffer: A queue buffer control system is described, in which a queue length parameter QL is compared with a length threshold value Lth for triggering a congestion notification procedure that comprises a decision procedure for deciding whether to perform congestion notification or not. Also, an automatic threshold adaptation procedure S5 for... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070091803 - Method, system and apparatus for scheduling a large pool of resources: A system and method for scheduling resources utilizes a data structure that supports quick sorting to find a highest priority eligibility key. The data structure provides for guaranteed storage efficiency, supports insertion and deletion, and assures that the worst-case operation to maintain its properties after assertion is O(log N) where... Agent: Law Office Of Charles E. Krueger
20070091800 - Power line communication voice over ip system and method: A power line communication system communicating over a medium voltage power line including a VoIP endpoint that transmits voice data and requests to establish a voice connection to a medium voltage (MV) access device is provided. The medium voltage access device may determine a response to the request, allocate voice... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070091805 - Method for improving capacity in multi-hop wireless mesh networks: Wireless access efficiency is improved in a multi-hop, multiple-flow network by optimizing multi-flows over the entire network. This approach also benefits individual flows. These mechanisms apply joint routing and traffic-shaping techniques to multiple-flows at intermediate hops. Even though the routing and traffic-shaping techniques may adversely affect flows at some hops,... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070091806 - Wireless communication system and method of controlling transmission of reception acknowledgement signal and wireless station used therein: In a wireless LAN communication system in which the data transmission rate is asymmetric between an upstream channel and a downstream channel, a wireless band is effectively used. The transmission rate of an ACK (reception acknowledgement signal) is variably controlled between an AP (Access Point) and an STA (mobile terminal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070091807 - Methods and systems for estimating access/utilization attempt rates for resources of contention across single or multiple classes of devices: Systems and methods are described for estimating attempt rates for access/utilization of a resource(s) by a plurality of devices, in which rate analysis window timeslot data and a simulated attempt rate model are used to estimate the current attempt rate for the resource(s).... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20070091809 - Managed network resource sharing and optimization method and apparatus: A digital community provides shared resources across a wide collection of users. Users donate resources to the community and in return are allowed to employ resources of the community. The digital community conforms to a set of rules, or community rules, so as to enhance cooperation between users and increase... Agent: Patent Department Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
20070091808 - System and method of managing data flow in a network: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method to manage data flow in a network. The method includes receiving a plurality of data flows, wherein each of the plurality of data flows includes a plurality of data packets. The method also includes determining a protocol associated with each... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20070091810 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving status report comprising received status of packet data in a mobile communication system: A method and terminal apparatus for transmitting a status report comprising a received status of packet data in a mobile communication system are provided, in which whether transmission of an implicit Negative Acknowledge (NACK) signal is required for requesting retransmission of at least one non-received data packet whose sequence number... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070091811 - Forwarding packets to a directed acyclic graph destination using link selection based on received link metrics: Each network node having at least one destination-oriented link toward a directed acyclic graph (DAG) destination can receive a corresponding set of path performance metrics via the destination-oriented link. The set of path performance metrics, initiated by the DAG destination outputting initial link metrics on each of its source-connecting links,... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20070091812 - Communication system and method utilizing a satellite network: The invention describes a system and method of providing a telecommunication, typically using Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol, in which data is transferred over a standard communication link (i.e., hardwire, optical fiber) between a first and a second telecommunication device in a telecommunication network, and a communication link is established... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20070091813 - Automatic channel switching method for low-power communication devices: A method allows the transmitter to change transmission to a better channel in order to minimize transfer interference. In general, the transmitter will monitor all RF channels and tag the data frames with a preferred channel ID. Upon reception of a tag within a given data frame indicating a change... Agent: Goudreau Gage Dubuc
20070091817 - Method of reducing signalling overhead and power consumption in a wireless communication system: A method of transmitting channel quality information (CQI) to an access network (AN) in a system having at least one carrier is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes receiving at least one packet from the AN, each of which includes an indicator, wherein the indicator provides buffer level information and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070091815 - Methods and systems for adaptive encoding of real-time information in packet-switched wireless communication systems: Embodiments described herein relate to providing adaptive encoding of real-time information in packet-switched wireless communication systems. In an embodiment, a rate-adaptation unit may be configured to receive local as well as end-to-end feedback information associated with data transmission (such as data delay, packet loss, transmit power headroom, channel condition, sector... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091818 - Monitoring system: A monitoring system including a computer system; a data converter connected to the computer system through a cable; one or more panels each connected to the data converter through one or more data lines; the one or more panels obtaining data by measuring a measurable component of a near or... Agent: Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
20070091816 - Reverse link lower layer assisted video error control: The disclosure relates to reverse link lower layer assisted video error control. A method may encode video data, form a packet with the encoded video data, and transmit the packet across a wireless channel to an access network. A medium access control (MAC) layer may receive a negative acknowledgement (NAK)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091814 - Testing system and method for testing functions of wireless devices: A testing system is provided with a wireless device; and a testing device arranged to receive digital data representing an actual fading profile of a selected geographic region, and to perform testing of the wireless device using the actual fading profile of the specific geographic region. As a result, all... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070091821 - Address management and routing methods for wireless personal area network (wpan): An address management method and a routing method for a wireless personal area network (WPAN) is provided. The address management method includes setting an update route flag relating to a portable node and a previous network address which is an address of the node before the movement, if a node... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070091823 - Communication node, server and system: The originator is made to discover the communication node specified by the receiver as the destination following the movement of the receiver among the communication nodes.... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20070091819 - Declarative system configurations: A declarative approach is used for system configuration. The declarative approach improves a system's integrity which makes the system more dependable. An overall system model is defined that describes the system as a whole. The models are hierarchical and can reference and incorporate any number of sub-models. The models within... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070091822 - Method of configuring and registering internet protocol address in a wireless mobile communication system having connection-oriented radio link: A method of configuring and registering an Internet Protocol (IPv6) address in a wireless mobile communication system having a connection-oriented radio link is provided. In an IP configuration method without Duplicate Address Detection (DAD), a Mobile Station (MS) is allocated a unique Connection Identifier (CID) specific to the MS from... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070091820 - Methods and apparatus for use in a packet data network: A GGSN receives a request associated with a session creation for a mobile entity. The GGSN begins a process (a four-way handshake) for obtaining network access configuration parameters for the mobile entity and responds to the request prior to the completion of the four-way handshake. The GGSN then completes the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091827 - Dynamic multipoint tree rearrangement: A mechanism to dynamically map a multicast session to a transport tree to reduce flooding of egress routers on the transport tree is provided. A mechanism to reduce the length of time in which transient flooding can occur while the transport tree is being chosen or configured is also provided.... Agent: Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, LLP
20070091826 - Tracing spvc point-to-multipoint (p2mp) paths: A method and system for determining the connections of a communication path are provided. Starting from a one connection point, the identity of the connection point that precedes the one connection point in the direction in which the path was established is requested from the network element on which the... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC.
20070091825 - Wireless transmitter initiated communication methods: Wireless communication systems using transmitter initiated communications methods. Several devices in the system listen by following a common frequency hopping sequence. When communication is desired, a transmitting device sends a request to send signal to an addressee; if available, the addressee sends a clear to send signal, and the transmitting... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070091824 - Wireless transmitter initiated communication systems: Wireless communication systems using transmitter initiated communications methods. Several devices in the system listen by following a common frequency hopping sequence. When communication is desired, a transmitting device sends a request to send signal to an addressee; if available, the addressee sends a clear to send signal, and the transmitting... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070091828 - Registration, look-up, and routing with flat addresses at enormous scales: A method of controlling registration, lookup and forwarding of network addresses corresponding to the flat user's node addresses, in a data network including flat user's node addresses hosted by a plurality of super-nodes. A spanning tree (ST) is preliminarily defined across the plurality of super-nodes. Thereafter, flooding of network/user's address... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20070091829 - Method and apparatus for transmitting the control signal of resilient packet ring media access control: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for transmitting control signal of Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) Medium Access Control (MAC), including: encapsulating a control signal of RPR MAC interface to be transmitted into an RPR data frame of predefined format, and directly sending it to a receiving unit through... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070091830 - Method and apparatus for making sidebar calls: A method and apparatus for conducting a sidebar, subconference call from a multiparty conference call is provided. Once a party has joined a multiparty conference call, the party is able to initiate the subconference call by transmitting a session initiation protocol (SIP) command to a target party. Two SIP commands... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070091831 - Voice over internet protocol (voip) multi-user conferencing: Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) devices are invited to a conference bridge based on a pre-defined criteria for the conference bridge (e.g., passengers on a plane. The conference invite messages are transmitted using Internet Protocol, which they may or may not accept. The invited VoIP users may be determined based... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20070091832 - Digital device capable of communication and broadcast reception and method for processing digital broadcast: An apparatus and a method for performing a time shift function according to a current call connection state are disclosed. If a user enters a call connection mode with another party while viewing digital broadcast signal, received digital broadcast signal is recorded. If the call connection mode is terminated, the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070091834 - Method of increasing the wireless communication range using wireless repeater/amplifier/router: Description of repeater/amplifier/router for a wireless Home Media Network to work with exiting and upcoming new wireless personal and home network protocol. This invention can be implemented in various ways, such as with firmware, with software, with hardware, or with any combinations of firmware, software, and hardware.... Agent: Hyun Lee
20070091833 - System and method for using mobile phones as handsets for ip softphones: The present invention is directed to a method, system and computer program for using a mobile phone as handset for an Internet Protocol (IP) softphone and for automatically transferring calls from an IP softphone running on a workstation to another IP softphone running on another workstation.... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070091835 - Device and method to play back contents according to reception sensitivity: A device and method to play back contents according to a reception sensitivity, more specifically, a device and method to select a wireless communication system according to the reception sensitivity of wireless signals such as AirTV signals, digital multimedia broadcasting signals and wireless LAN signals, and playing back received multimedia... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091836 - Method and apparatus for management of low-battery mobile stations: A communication system provides network-based battery power management that may be transparent to a user of a mobile station (MS). When one or more elements of a network of the communication system determines that the MS is operating at a low power supply charge level and/or has experienced a significant... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091838 - Mobile terminal device, topology management device, location management device, and communication method: A mobile communication system is constructed including a plurality of cluster heads, cluster members, a topology management device, and a location management device. Each cluster head exchanges routing information with only each cluster member in a cluster to which the terminal itself (host terminal) belongs, and with only a cluster... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070091837 - Scheduling user transmissions of mobile stations on a reverse link of a spread spectrum cellular system: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for wireless communication between a base station and at least two mobile stations in a cellular system. The method comprises sending on a forward link at least one of a first and a second command to the at least two mobile... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070091840 - Decoupled mac index for enhanced evdo systems: A system for providing optimized utilization and efficiency of traffic channels in Evolution Data-Only (EVDO) based communications systems is disclosed. A given communication channel has a unique first parameter associated with it. A plurality of second parameters, each associated with a specific traffic function, is provided. An individual traffic element... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070091839 - Identifying one or more access points in one or more channels to facilitate communication: Identifying one or more access points in one or more channels to facilitate communication includes identifying an access point in a channel in a first channel band of a first frequency range to facilitate communication with a network. The first channel band includes a plurality of channels and the first... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070091841 - Method and system for scheduling data transmission in communication systems: A transmitter directed, distributed receiver using multi-user diversity provided by the distribution of the receiver. Advantage is taken of the uncorrelated variations over time in the condition of communication links between a common transmitter and several users. The greater the variation in the quality of a particular link over time,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091845 - Automatic and seamless vertical roaming between wireless local area network (wlan) and wireless wide area network (wwan) while maintaining an active voice or streaming data connection: systems, methods and program products: A Mobile Station (MS) is able to vertically roam in either direction between two different networks, i.e., WWAN and WLAN. The MS is equipped with a dual mode Radio for WWAN and WLAN transmissions. The WLAN Radio is linked to a WLAN Enterprise Gateway Controller (EGC) via a first air... Agent: Scott F. Diring Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20070091843 - Eap/sim authentication for mobile ip to leverage gsm/sim authentication infrastructure: Methods and apparatus for dynamically generating a set of Mobile IP keys are disclosed. The set of Mobile IP keys is dynamically generated using an existing HLR/AuC authentication infrastructure. This is accomplished, in part, by obtaining an International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) that uniquely identifies a particular Mobile Node. Once... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070091847 - Method and apparatus for controlling scanning period in a mobile communication terminal: A method and an apparatus for controlling a WLAN scanning period using a velocity sensor in a mobile communication terminal are provided. The velocity of a user is measured at a predetermined period and it is determined whether the measured velocity satisfies a predetermined condition for changing the scanning period.... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070091849 - Method and apparatus to provide for a handover on a wireless network: A method of integrating handover technology at a data link layer level with handover technology at a network layer level, and an apparatus. The method includes sending a first management message, which requests that a handover at a data link layer level be performed, to a serving base station, receiving... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091842 - Method for supporting mobility for dynamic windows clients in a wireless lan network: Methods and apparatus for preventing an IP address from being assigned to a client implementing a protocol such as DHCP are disclosed. This is particularly useful in an environment such as a Mobile IP environment in which a network device (e.g., Access Point) performs proxy registration on behalf of the... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070091850 - Method of performing handover in mobile ip environment: Provided is a method of performing a handover in a mobile communication environment. The method of performing the handover using a mobile node (MN) that moves from a first access router (AR) network to a second AR network in a mobile Internet protocol (IP) network includes: (a) the MN providing... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070091846 - Method of reconfiguring an internet protocol address in handover between heterogeneous networks: a method of communicating information in a wireless mobile communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes a network for establishing handover management modules in a source network and a target network and transmitting a handover request message from the handover management module of the source network to the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070091844 - Novel vertical handover control algorithm for wlan and umts: In this invention, a novel vertical handover control algorithm, consisting of a throughput-based mapping function, QoS-based dynamic handover thresholds, and performance-based trigger timers, are proposed to resolve uncommon pilot problem, QoS requirements, and ping-pong effects, respectively. An analytic model based on a finite state machine is developed to evaluate the... Agent: Bucknam And Archer
20070091848 - Reducing data loss during handoffs in wireless communication: A method for reducing data loss when a client device performs a handoff from a first radio station to a second radio station. The method includes detecting imminence of the handoff using one or more criteria. The method also includes buffering incoming data upon the imminence of the handoff to... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20070091852 - Method and apparatus for uplink rate selection in the presence of multiple transport channels in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods for selecting data rates at which to transmit data over a primary uplink in the presence of one or more secondary uplink channels. One embodiment comprises a method including determining probabilities associated with numbers of attempted transmissions of data, determining the number of times pending data transmissions... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091851 - Method system and a mobile communication station adapted for selection of an access network: In a method of selecting an access network from among one or more access networks capable of providing service to a mobile communication station, a radio quality from the terminal to each access network is determined (S1), for each access network, a utilization factor for at least one node is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070091854 - Method and apparatus for call setup latency reduction: Techniques for minimizing call setup latency are disclosed. In one aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with a flag to direct the use of previously negotiated service parameters. This aspect eliminates the need for service negotiation messages. In another aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with an active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091853 - Power control for high speed packet data transmission: Transmission unit comprising a first unit (CM_SCHDR) receiving scheduled first data (DATA2, DATA3) for transmission on at least a first channel, a power control unit (PWR_CTRL) for the first channel responsive to a respective closed loop power regula-tion signal (TCP_CMD), under which at least the transmit power rate of change... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070091863 - Flow based fair scheduling in multi-hop wireless networks: Embodiments describe flow based fair scheduling in a wireless multi-hop network. The scheduling can be rate controlled multi-hop scheduling or power controlled multi-hop scheduling. The scheduling chosen is intended to provide maxmin fairness over all flows within the wireless network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070091857 - Method and apparatus for generating multiplexed signals: An aspect of the invention relates to a method and apparatus for multiplexing content. In one example, a first transport stream is received. The first transport stream includes a sequence of burst cycles, each of the burst cycles having a plurality of packet bursts respectively associated with a plurality of... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070091858 - Method and apparatus for tracking unauthorized nodes within a network: A network (100) will receive requests from unauthorized nodes that wish to join/access the network. While access may be denied for the unauthorized nodes, the network will continue to monitor these nodes for location information. The unauthorized nodes will be located, and their location will be monitored.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091856 - Routing of mobile agents in a network: A single mobile agent, multiple mobile agents, or a query mobile agent traverse the nodes of a network. As the single mobile agent, multiple mobile agents, or a query mobile agent visits a nodes of a network, the mobile agent performs a function at the node such as depositing data... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070091855 - Simultaneously multi-networked handheld multimedia gateways: A user may simultaneously access sources of multimedia information via multiple wireless networks using a handheld multimedia gateway. A user interface may support the selection of information services that are each provided separate, but possibly overlapping, viewing spaces. Circuitry in the multimedia gateway manages the operation of the multiple wireless... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070091859 - System and method for association of mobile units with an access point: Described is a method and system for association of mobile units (“MU”) with an access point (“AP”). Each AP transmits a beacon signal within a corresponding coverage area, each beacon signal including a subnet of Internet Protocol (“IP) addresses being served by the AP transmitting the beacon signal. The MU... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070091861 - Technique for managing wireless networks: Network connectivity may be managed on a computing device. An identifier of each wireless access point or network that is available at a given location is determined. The identifier determined without the device attempting to connect to any available wireless access point or network at the given location. Each determined... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP
20070091864 - Wireless apparatus and method of selecting wireless access point: PER when a wireless apparatus is connected with a predetermined wireless access point is estimated on the basis of three parameters of the received signal strength, the interference signal strength, and the interference adjacency, which have been transmitted from the wireless access point, then the communication throughput is calculated by... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070091862 - Wireless mobility gateway: According to certain embodiments of the present invention, Wireless Mobility Gateway (MOGW) method and apparatus determines whether a wireless connection has been requested by a mobile terminal. As a consequence it performs security functions to authenticate the mobile user and grant access. If requested by the mobile user it then... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
20070091860 - Wireless remote control device and method: A method and apparatus to provide command integrity for remote control communications.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070091865 - Communication station having an improved antenna system: A communication station includes an antenna system having multiple antennas and delay units for receiving a transmitted signal and outputting a combined signal having a known distortion imparted by the antenna system. The combined signal is in turn processed by a modem, which compensates for the known distortion in a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070091866 - Method and system for multirate multiuser modulation: A multi-rate interleaved frequency division multiple access (IFDMA) modulation scheme permits users to transmit at different data rates or to vary their data rates while providing frequency diversity and preserving low peak-to-average power ratios and orthogonality between user data rates. The modulation scheme allows user-specific data block and repetition sizes,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091867 - Adaptive routing process by deflection with training by reinforcement: The invention concerns a management process for a network of routers based on the technique of training by reinforcement in which priority is given to objects already present in the network over those which wish to enter.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group
20070091868 - Routing engine for telecommunications network: A system for automated installation of a communication line using an optimal route between a source location and a destination location is disclosed. The system includes a routing engine providing an automated design process for rendering the optimal route. The routing engine utilizes a routing algorithm to select the optimal... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing
20070091869 - Automatic disconnect in ringing state of call from user with no credit: A method and system for operating a telephony service are disclosed. A telephone network is provided, which may be a physical network or a virtual network hosted by an existing network. Network identifies defined by SIM cards, or telephones with built-in SIM cards, are issued to network users. The SIM... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20070091871 - Mesh network portal node and method for bridging in mesh networks: Embodiments of a mesh portal node and method for bridging in wireless mesh networks are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a mesh portal node generates a proxy route request message on behalf of a source node in response to receipt of an... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070091875 - Method and system for device mobility using application label switching in a mobile communication network: A method and system for device mobility using application label switching in a mobile communication network are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises establishing an application session involving a first computing device, a second computing device, a client application and a server application. The application session includes, a first... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20070091870 - Method and system for releasing a tif session for a sip agent when a call process interface handler is interrupted: A method for releasing a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) call that has been established as a TP Interface Function (TIF) session when a call process interface handler is interrupted is provided. The method includes storing at least one identifier for the session in an application layer gateway when the session... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070091872 - Peer-to-peer connection establishment: Method, devices and computer programs for initiating and establishing a peer-to-peer connection between a mobile terminal and a data terminal. The mobile terminal constructs a signaling message comprising an internet protocol address of each communication interface when the number of communication interfaces is at least two. The addresses may be... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070091874 - Revenue management system and method: A revenue management system and method for telecommunication network use is disclosed. The revenue management system can be integrated with the internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS). The revenue management system and method can have a hardware and/or software revenue generation module or architecture, revenue capture module or architecture, revenue collection... Agent: Levine Bagade Han LLP
20070091876 - Server apparatus: According to one embodiment, a server apparatus includes a memory which stores a management table in which the terminal IDs, the connection IDs, connection positions of the telephone terminals to the first connection network, and pieces of position information representing the connection positions of the connection apparatuses are caused to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070091873 - Voice and data exchange over a packet based network with dtmf: A signal processing system which discriminates between voice signals and data signals modulated by a voiceband carrier. The signal processing system includes a voice exchange, a data exchange and a call discriminator. The voice exchange is capable of exchanging voice signals between a switched circuit network and a packet based... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070091877 - System and method relating to mobility in a mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a communication system supporting data communication and comprising at least a first core network with a plurality of circuit switched (CS) core network functional server nodes and a second core network with a number of packet switched (PS) core network functional sever nodes for packet... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070091878 - Method and apparatus for providing endpoint and access independent virtual numbers: A method and apparatus for enabling subscribers using any access technology and endpoint equipment to subscribe to VoIP network services and to use the advanced features provided by VoIP networks to receive incoming calls are disclosed. The present method enables subscribers to use a virtual number, which they can associate... Agent: Mr. S.h. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20070091879 - Method and apparatus for providing internet protocol connectivity without consulting a domain name system server: A method and apparatus for enabling a packet network provider, e.g., a VoIP network provider to cache the IP address of the VoIP network entry point into a configuration file that can be downloaded to VoIP endpoint devices on a periodic basis are disclosed. Therefore, users of the VoIP services... Agent: Mr. S.h. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20070091880 - Cross-bar switch incorporating a sink port with retry capability: A cross-bar switch includes a set of input ports to accept data packets and a set of sink ports in communication with the input ports to forward the data packets. Each sink port includes a communications link interface with a Retry input. When a signal is asserted on the Retry... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.
20070091882 - Broadcast communication or multicast communication-capable mobile station: It is an object of the present invention to provide a mobile station which enables transmission of control information on broadcast communication or multicast communication to a radio network controller without establishing a dedicated channel in broadcast communication or multicast communication. The mobile station related to this invention includes a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070091888 - Communication terminal and method used therein: A communication terminal which modulates and demodulates a packet for transmission and reception based on a communication parameter for modulation and demodulation determined according to a communication-medium characteristic. The communication terminal includes: an extracting unit which extracts, during every occurrence of a predetermined cycle, information indicative of either one of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070091885 - Digital broadcasting transmission and reception systems and methods thereof: A method for processing a dual transport stream (TS) which is multiplexed from a normal stream and a turbo stream is provided for a digital broadcasting transmission/reception system. The digital broadcasting signal processing method includes encoding a dual transport stream (TS) which is multiplexed from a normal steam and a... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091887 - Method and apparatus for recovering interruption of network connection caused by ip address change of universal plug and play (upnp) device: Provided are a method and apparatus for rapidly recovering a network connection interrupted by a change in an Internet Protocol (IP) address of a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) device. In the method, a second address of a device is obtained using a message signaling an end of a network... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070091886 - Method for inserting/removal padding from packets: The invention relates to the field of data packet management, and more specifically to the field of managing of data packets in such a manner that power consumption is reduced, such reduction being especially beneficial for portable device applications. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention there is provided... Agent: Freedman & Associates
20070091881 - Method, system and network entity for indicating hierarchical mode for transport streams carried in broadband transmission: A method for transmission, a method for reception, a system, a transmitter and a receiver for signalling a hierarchical priority mapping of a transport stream (TS) to a receiver is disclosed. A way to separate tuning information between different TSs with different priorities. In a wireless hierarchical broadband transmission, preferably... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20070091884 - Parallel processing of data using information about the data and information about a streaming network: Methods and systems thereof for processing data in a network that includes a first node and a second node are described. A first portion of the data is received at the first node, and a second portion of the data is received at the second node. The first portion of... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070091883 - Serial processing of data using information about the data and information about a streaming network: Methods and systems thereof for streaming media data are described. A network includes a first node, a second node, and a communication path between the first and second nodes. Data packets containing data are accessed. The data is processed according to information about the data and according to information about... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070091891 - Bidirectional multicast protocol with upstream and downstream join messages: Systems and methods for implementing a bidirectional multicast protocol with two types of join messages are disclosed. The two types of join messages, upstream joins and downstream joins, are used to control the Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) interface is added to the outgoing interface list for a particular multicast group,... Agent: Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, LLP
20070091890 - Constraining flooding of multicast traffic in layer2 networks: A mechanism for a network device to constrain multicast flooding of out-of-profile multicast frames is provided by defining a multicast flood domain that includes a subset of ports that are members of the broadcast domain. Such a multicast flood domain can be user configured or dynamically configured to include device... Agent: Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, LLP
20070091889 - Method and apparatus for group leader selection in wireless multicast service: In a telecommunication system comprising a multicast group (110) and a base station (200), a signal performance value (304) is received from at least two members of the multicast group (110) to generate a set of signal performance values (306). A group leader (310) of the multicast group (110) is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091892 - Method, system and apparatus for controlling the establishment of a data connection from an originating data device: According to embodiments of the present invention a method, system and apparatus for controlling the establishment of a data connection from an originating data device is disclosed. A computing apparatus, such as a server, receives a request from an originating data device, such as a fax machine, to establish a... Agent: Fetherstonhaugh - Smart & Biggar
20070091893 - Packet forwarding apparatus with packet controlling functions: A packet forwarding apparatus which quickly selects a plurality of control information entries to be applied according to header information of an input packet and concurrently performs various the header processing functions. The packet forwarding apparatus comprises a flow retrieval unit which compares header information of the input packet with... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20070091894 - Method and terminal and system for improving transmission rate by using ack piggybacking of tcp in asynchronous wireless network environment: Disclosed is a system, apparatus and method for improving a transmission rate by using an ACK piggybacking of a TCP in an asynchronous network environment. When an ACK packet for confirming reception of TCP data downloaded from a sender is transmitted, the ACK packet piggybacks another IP packet (or an... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070091895 - Method for handling data discard timer after an rlc reset or re-establishment in a wireless communications system: A method for handling timers in a wireless communications system includes receiving a Service Data Unit (SDU) and starting a Timer_Discard timer associated with the SDU, performing a reset procedure for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode entity, and not stopping the Timer_Discard timer if the SDU is not discarded... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070091898 - Method for ip multimedia services session setup: A method in a communication of establishing the existence of quality of service preconditions in a communication network, the method comprising the steps of sending (206) an SIP registration request message; and receiving (208) a registration acknowledgement message having a QOS precondition preference indication. Then sending (406) an invite that... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070091899 - Data structure for storing and accessing multiple independent sets of forwarding information: Stored in the leaf nodes of a data structure that can be used for identifying the longest prefix matching an address are corresponding values from multiple forwarding information bases. A single common address lookup data structure (e.g., a tree, trie, etc.) can be used, and a leaf node can contain... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20070091900 - Prioritized control packet delivery for transmission control protocol (tcp): A method is provided for transmitting data, wherein control packets are given priority with respect to application data packets. In general, this is accomplished by establishing a separate, distinct link flow over which only control packets (e.g., TCP control packets) will be transmitted. A higher priority is associated with this... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070091896 - Cpri-based multiprotocol signal transmission method and apparatus in distributed base station system: The present invention provides a method for realizing transmission of multiprotocol client signals in a distributed base station subsystem, comprising: encapsulating client signals by a GFP-T frame; and mapping said GFP-T frame into a lower-layer transmission link to realize the transmission of client signals. Said lower-layer transmission link is a... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070091897 - Method of performing tunnel signaling over ip tunneling path and apparatus using the method: A method and apparatus for performing tunneling signaling over an IP tunneling path connected to an end-to-end path on an IP network are provided, in which an end-to-end signaling flow is received from a sender or a receiver on the end-to-end path, a tunnel signaling flow is generated corresponding to... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070091901 - Packet tag for support of remote network function/ packet classification: A method and system for creating an ethernet-formatted packet from an upstream DOCSIS packet. The upstream packet is first received along with packet characteristic data that is contained in physical layer prepend data and in the packet header. A packet tag is then created, based on the packet characteristic data.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070091908 - Communication device and communication control method using efficient echonet address determination scheme: In a communication device for carrying out communications according to an Echonet protocol on a network of a prescribed network layer protocol, a prescribed bit sequence value of a network layer address or a datalink layer address of the communication device is set as a candidate for an Echonet address... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070091909 - Connection state control device, connection state control method, and connection state controlling program: A connection state control device is provided that can promptly perform a reproducing operation by smoothly switching channels at each node and reduce the load on the management server in a case where operations are performed so as to sequentially change distribution information to be received at each node in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070091903 - Interface switch for use with fibre channel fabrics in storage area networks: An interface switch which presents itself as switch to an enterprise fabric formed of the devices from the same manufacturer as the interface switch and that of a host or node to an enterprise fabric from a different manufacturer. This allows each enterprise fabric to remain in a higher performance... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070091904 - Maintaining session information by using a session data structure: Maintaining session information includes initiating an access point session between a node and an access point of a local area network. A data structure is received from the access point. The data structure is operable to store session parameter values describing the first access point session, and is maintained the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070091907 - Secured media communication across enterprise gateway: A method for implementing communication between at least two client devices is provided. The first client device of the at least two client devices is disposed externally with respect to a firewall of an internal network. The method includes performing NAT (Network Address Translation) traversal between the first client device... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20070091902 - Securely managing network element state information in transport-layer associations: Rules in NAT and firewall devices are updated only when a packet flow is verified as genuine through transport-layer message acknowledgment sequences. When a device receives a packet indicating initiation of a new association, the device stores an internal source tag, an internal destination tag, an external source tag, and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20070091905 - Telecommunication system gateway architecture and method: A telecommunications system gateway architecture comprises at least one service logic module communicatively coupled to a plurality of mediation layer modules, each respective mediation layer module adapted to interface the at least one service logic module with a respective different network domain.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070091906 - Voice over internet protocol (voip) location based conferencing: A Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) device uses its location to narrow down known and unknown potential VoIP third parties meeting the user's criteria, based on their physical proximity to the initial caller and other pre-determined characteristics, to join in a phone conference. A VoIP soft switch includes conference bridges... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20070091910 - System and method for overlaying a hierarchical network design on a full mesh network: A system and method are disclosed for overlaying a hierarchical network on a full mesh network. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network element of a full mesh network (402) having a controller programmed to overlay (200, 400, 400) in part a... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070091911 - Packet forwarding apparatus with function of diverting traffic: A packet forwarding apparatus is provided which can minimize traffic detoured to a backup path liable to be degraded in communication quality in the event of a link failure to thereby improve the communication quality. To this end, a technique is provided in which an output label decision unit and... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070091912 - Apparatus and method for receiving multiple streams in a mobile broadcast system: An apparatus and method are provided for receiving multiple streams. A group session structure is defined and streams are decoded according to the defined group session structure so that a single decoder can sequentially process demultiplexed streams allocated to multiple decoding buffers when multiple logical media streams are multiplexed into... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070091913 - Generic sonet/sdh time slot selection algorithm: A method, computer software program, and system provides automatic selection of time slots in time-division multiplexed connections. A network is mapped, and source and destination nodes are selected, as well as a route between them. Appropriate time slots are selected in a time-division multiplexed signal between the selected nodes, and... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070091914 - Secure transfer of data: A system for enabling secure transfer of data comprises a receiving device (10) for transmitting a request for data to a sending device (12), a sending device (12) for receiving the request for data and for transmitting the data encrypted with a first key (14) to the receiving device (10),... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070091915 - Network combining wired and non wired segments: A local area network (60) within a residence or other building, including both wired (5) and non-wired segments (53). The wired segments are based on new or existing wires (5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e) in the building, wherein access to the wires is provided by means of outlets (61a, 61d),... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070091916 - Dual transmission stream generating device and method: A dual transmission stream generating device includes an adaptor to receive a normal stream and to generate an adaptation field in an area of a packet of the normal stream; and a stuffer to generate a packet for a dual transmission stream by stuffing a turbo stream into the adaptation... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091917 - Transmitting streams over asynchronous networks: A network stream transmitter receives a transport stream having content packets and packets to be filtered out and is adapted to selectively encapsulate content packets into network frames.... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept. Ms 4.3.510
20070091918 - Application-level multicasting architecture: An application-level multicasting architecture that enables multiple nodes to interact in real time with data packets that are routed based on information about the connection states between the nodes is provided. Each node shares their connection states with other nodes in the same interactive session. The data packets may be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070091919 - Method and system of supporting enhanced television signaling: Method and system of supporting enhanced television (ETV) signaling. The method and system including combining multiple data types associated with ETV signaling in a common signal stream.... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20070091922 - Method and apparatus for adaptive bandwidth control with a bandwidth guarantee: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code to monitor transmission of data to target. A determination is made as to whether the transmission of the data exceeds a threshold. The bandwidth used to transmit the data to the target is controlled using an adaptive bandwidth control process... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20070091921 - Method and apparatus for adaptive bandwidth control with defined priorities for different networks: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code to receive data from a source at a plurality of gateways for distribution using a selected priority. The data is transmitted from the plurality of gateways to a plurality of receivers using the selected priority. Every gateway in the plurality... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20070091923 - Method and apparatus for adaptive bandwidth control with user settings: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code to receive a user input defining settings at an application layer to form a set of received settings. An adaptive bandwidth control process is executed using the received settings to identify a transmission rate for transmitting data packets across a... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20070091920 - System and method for improving the capacity of a network: At lease one operating condition associated with an end user (120) of a network is obtained. Based upon the operating condition, a high bit-rate media feed being made to the end user (120) is halted. Thereafter, a lower bit rate media feed may be supplied to the end user in... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070091924 - Adaptive communication method and module: Adaptive communication method and apparatus are provided for third generation mobile transmission system (UMTS). A third layer module is provided to dominate transmission resources. A second layer module is provided to perform quality control. A first layer module is provided to perform signal transmission and reception. It is detected whether... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070091925 - Power line communication apparatus and data relay method: The PLC 20 adaptor corresponding to a power line communication apparatus has four PLC bridges 30A to 30D, each of which is correspondingly connected to Ethernet communication connectors 26A to 26D, operation mode setting switches 27A to 27D, display units 28A to 28D. Each PLC bridge 30A to 30D includes... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070091927 - Method and system for utilizing a tag to optimize portion of data transfer: A method for utilizing a tag to optimize portion of data transfer is disclosed. In one embodiment, a storage location is provided on a single node for storing at least one portion of data received from at least one data stream. The header containing information about the portion of data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20070091926 - Method for optimizing portions of data from a plurality of data streams at a transcoding node: Embodiments of the present invention pertain to methods and systems thereof for optimizing portions of data from a plurality of data streams at a transcoding node. First, at least one storage location is provided on the transcoding node for storing at least one portion of data. Information about the portion... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070091929 - Apparatus to generate a dual transport stream and method thereof: An apparatus and method to generate a dual transport stream. The apparatus includes an eraser encoder to receive a turbo stream and to eraser-encode the turbo stream, a duplicator to provide a parity insertion region for the eraser-encoded turbo stream, and a multiplexer to receive a normal stream and to... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091930 - Dual transmission stream processing device and method: A dual transmission stream processing device includes an adaptor which receives a normal stream and generates an adaptation field in each packet of the normal stream; a stuffer which generates a dual transmission stream by stuffing a turbo stream into the adaptation field in a certain packet of the packets... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070091931 - Method for formatting signal in mobile communication system: A method for formatting a signal in a mobile communication system by appending a plurality of medium access control headers to a plurality of medium access control-service data units for data transfer between a mobile station and network in the mobile communication system. If the service data units have the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070091928 - Serial and parallel processing of data using information about the data and information about a streaming network: Methods and systems thereof for processing data are described. Data in a plurality of data packets is accessed. The data is separated into a plurality of data portions. The data portions are sent to respective nodes in a network, wherein the nodes process (e.g., transcode) the data in parallel with... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070091932 - Method and apparatus for processing data in controller area network: A method and apparatus for processing data in a Controller Area Network (CAN) are discussed. In an embodiment of this invention, dummy data is added to data to be transmitted via a CAN message, and information indicating that the dummy data is added is transmitted via the CAN message. A... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070091933 - Apparatus and method for controlling asynchronous clock domains to perform synchronous operations: An apparatus and method for controlling asynchronous clock domains to perform synchronous operations are provided. With the system and method, when a synchronous operation is to be performed on a chip, the latches of the functional elements of the chip are controlled by a synchronous clock so that the latches... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20070091934 - Method and apparatus for clock synchronization in a wireless network: A method and apparatus for synchronizing a local clock value in a wireless receiver receiving a data unit containing synchronization information. The method includes receiving a first data unit containing synchronization information, extracting the synchronization information from the received first data unit, copying a local free-running clock at a known... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20070091935 - Reference clock recovery circuit and data receiving apparatus: An audio recovery circuit is supplied with a video clock VCK that synchronizes with a video clock of a sending side recovered according to a frame synchronizing signal generated based on an incoming stream. The audio recovery circuit includes a PLL circuit for multiplying and dividing VCK to generate an... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070091936 - Rate generator in a video on demand system having muliple constant bit rate data: A rate generator for generating a plurality of different frequencies that represent video requests in a video on demand (VOD) system. The rate generator comprises a plurality of parallel groups, each group comprising a phase accumulator module having a plurality of phase accumulators, a phase increment model having a plurality... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Sedna Patent Services, LLC
20070091937 - System and method for estimating network tomography: There is provided a system and method for estimating network tomography. More specifically, there is provided a computer system configured to measure the transmission delay along a path from a source endpoint of a computer network to a plurality of destination endpoints of the computer network, wherein the path includes... Agent: Michael G. Fletcher Fletcher Yoder
20070091938 - Slot position coding of ttt syntax of spatial audio coding application: Spatial information associated with an audio signal is encoded into a bitstream, which can be transmitted to a decoder or recorded to a storage media. The bitstream can include different syntax related to time, frequency and spatial domains. In some embodiments, the bitstream includes one or more data structures (e.g.,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.04/19/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patents by class relation
20070086326 - Frequency offset differential pulse position modulation: The present invention provides such a need by utilizing a frequency offset differential pulse position modulation scheme to transmit data between computing devices within a wireless network system. The differential pulse position modulation component of the scheme enables the present invention to provide relative immunity to interference for the system.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20070086327 - Frequency offset differential pulse position modulation: The present invention provides such a need by utilizing a frequency offset differential pulse position modulation scheme to transmit data between computing devices within a wireless network system. The differential pulse position modulation component of the scheme enables the present invention to provide relative immunity to interference for the system.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20070086328 - Method and circuit for frequency offset estimation in frequency domain in the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing baseband receiver for ieee 802.11a/g wireless lan standard: A method for frequency offset estimation in frequency domain is provided. The method comprises the following steps. First, a phase angle of a signal field of the input signal after processed by Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) and channel equalization is calculated. A frequency offset error originated from at least one... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070086329 - Timing acquisition and mode and guard detection for an ofdm transmission: Techniques for detecting mode and guard length and estimating timing offset for an OFDM transmission are described. Multiple hypotheses for different combinations of mode and guard length that might have been used for the OFDM transmission are evaluated. For each hypothesis, correlation is performed on received samples for a hypothesized... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086330 - Transmission system and its protection method: A transmission system which performs protections to node failures by using protection paths equipped by a shared node protection system for each transmission path on a network formed of a plurality of nodes, uniformly moving transmission band setting of all other protection paths which share these transmission bands when the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070086332 - Optical ring networks using circulating optical probe in protection switching with automatic reversion: Techniques and apparatus for optical communication networks including fiber ring networks with protection switching to maintain optical communications when an optical failure occurs and to automatically revert to normal operation when the optical failure is corrected. Implementations include use of a circulating optical probe signal at an optical probe wavelength... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20070086331 - Three fiber line switched ring: A 3 fiber line switched ring (3FLSR) provides protection for (optical) transmission networking wherein N nodes are connected via 3 lines (or optical fibers) in a ring topology. Two of the three fibers form a main transmission line and may transmit in one direction in the ring whereas the third... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC C/o Portfolioip
20070086333 - Path protection method and layer-2 switch: A method of providing path protection includes setting a working path and a protection path by identifying, as a single path, a set of a control-purpose virtual network identifier and at least one virtual network identifier that are assigned to one or more users at a section defined as a... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070086336 - Application layer metrics monitoring: The present invention enables the monitoring of application layer metrics of data packets for subscribers or groups of subscribers. In one embodiment, an edge routing node, such as an edge router or the like, between an access network and a core network will identify a subscriber associated with the incoming... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20070086335 - Congestion management over lossy network connections: A network stack includes a packet loss analyzer that distinguishes between packet losses due to congestion and due to lossyness of network connections. The loss analyzer observes the packet loss patterns for comparison with a packet loss model. The packet loss model may be based on a Forward Error Correction... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070086334 - Method and apparatus for connection-rate filtering: One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of connection-rate filtering. A rate of traffic through a port of a network device is measured. The measured traffic rate is compared with a pre-set threshold rate. Packets are sampled from the port over a period of time if the pre-set threshold rate... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070086337 - Method for classifying packets using multi-class structures: In one embodiment, a super class that contains a plurality of matching rules is generated. The matching rules of the super class are converted into a hierarchical arrangement of lookup tables and equivalence sets, the hierarchical arrangement having a plurality of levels including a first level and a final level.... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070086341 - Apparatus and method for communication scheduling: An apparatus and method are provided for communication scheduling. The apparatus includes a control unit for determining whether a reference node and a plurality of child nodes of the reference node have completed communication scheduling, which is required for performing communication between the reference node and the child nodes during... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086338 - Application layer ingress filtering: A method and system for filtering malicious packets received at the edge of a service provider (SP) domain is provided. A protocol aware border element identifies the protocol used by any ingress packet, and then determines which domain-specific information is used in the application payload of the packet to form... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070086340 - Method and system for transporting service flow securely in an ip network: The present invention provides a method for transporting a service flow securely in an Internet Protocol (IP) network, which includes the following steps: a service server sends a first request to a resource manager, requesting to build a service flow path between a calling user and a called user in... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20070086339 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing quality of service brokering in a network: Exemplary embodiments relate to methods, systems, and computer program products for providing quality of service brokering in a network. Methods include receiving a data packet at a router in an Internet protocol (IP) network. The data packet includes a data packet QoS class and a data packet destination. A storage... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth
20070086342 - Method of formatting signal in mobile communication system: A method for formatting a signal in a mobile communication system by appending a plurality of medium access control headers to a plurality of medium access control-service data units for data transfer between a mobile station and network in the mobile communication system. If the service data units have the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070086343 - Selectively ordered protocol for unreliable channels: A communication protocol provides a selective ordering of packets such that some sequences of packets on the channel are guaranteed not to be delivered out of order, while other packets on the same channel may be delivered before earlier sent packets are received, thereby preempting their delivery. The communication protocol... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070086344 - System, method, and apparatus for jitter reduction in a video decoder system: In one embodiment, there is presented a method for processing data. The method comprises receiving a bitstream, said bitstream comprising a first data stream and a second data stream, wherein the first data stream comprises data that is intended to be consumed at a substantially constant bit rate; and controlling... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070086345 - Digital content use apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, the invention protects a digital content from being illicitly copied. Resource information of content data which may be permitted to be copied, and acquisition destination information of a file that describes an Adapt RE permits to copy resources are stored in the optical disc. The Adapt... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070086346 - Mac protection: Included are embodiments for protecting a Media Access Control (MAC) layer. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving first data from a communications device, the first data being received via a wireless transmission, the first data including a first duration and associating a second duration with response data,... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070086347 - Data packet node, and method of operating a data packet network: A method for transmitting data from a plurality of data sources across data packet communications networks having a congestion control mechanism for reducing the effects of congestion by selectively prioritizing data packets is disclosed. In one embodiment, the data packets can contain data in a number of different multimedia types,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070086348 - Atn network simulation for testing applications of terminal devices in civil aeronautics: In send mode, the driver encapsulates data originating from the top protocol layers (35, 36, 37), meeting the ATN specifications, in UDP datagrams, so as to be conveyed by way of the IP network (40). In receive mode, the driver de-encapsulates the data for sending to the top protocol layers.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Berner, LLP
20070086349 - Network apparatus, method of self-testing network connectivity, and method of analyzing frequency spectrum: A network apparatus for self-testing network connectivity, a method thereof, and a method of analyzing frequency spectrum. The invention includes a link mode and a diagnostic mode. In the diagnostic mode, the MAC self-tests the network apparatus for network connectivity at least in signal quality, link quality, and quality of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070086350 - Method, system, and computer program product for providing failure detection with minimal bandwidth usage: The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program product for failure detection with minimal bandwidth usage. A method for failure detection in a multi-node system in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of associating all connections between a first node and a second... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070086351 - Resource allocation manager for wireless diagnostic systems: This disclosure relates implementing resource allocation in a wireless communication system. In one example, first a resource allocation manager maintains a database that includes categories of wireless end point device errors. Each category in the database is cross-referenced to a corresponding diagnostic service. Next, the resource allocation manager receives a... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070086355 - Data transmission apparatus for traffic control to maintain quality of service: A data transmission apparatus, which transmits data from a first communication line to a second communication line and performs a traffic priority control on the data, includes: a monitoring unit that monitors a condition of the second communication line; a storage unit that stores a plurality of tables each of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070086354 - Method and apparatus for performing a bit error rate test, and for configuring the receiving or transmitting end of a communication link: In one embodiment there is provided a method for performing a bit error rate test. In accord with the method, a bitstream generated in accord with a predetermined algorithm is sent via a transmitting end of a communication link. The bitstream is then received via a receiving end of the... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070086352 - Method of monitoring multimedia stream exchange session initialization messages and a server and an installation for carrying out said method: The invention relates to a method of monitoring multimedia stream exchange session initialization messages transmitted in packet mode via a monitoring server over a network between a sender terminal and one or more receiver terminals. Said method comprises a step (50) of estimating a bit rate value for at least... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070086356 - Method of processing information packets and telecommunication apparatus using the same: A method of processing information packets is disclosed which is adapted for a telecommunication apparatus comprising first processing means, second processing means and memory means. This method comprises the steps of: A) receiving an information packet from a telecommunication network by means of the first processing means; B) checking whether... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086353 - Probabilistic estimation of achievable maximum throughput from wireless interface: A maximum achievable bit rate estimation for the expected bit rate between a wireless client and an access point is calculated in two phases. In the first phase, the maximum achievable bit rate is estimated using signal quality information and optionally congestion level information of the access point(s) of interest.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070086358 - Directed acyclic graph computation by orienting shortest path links and alternate path links obtained from shortest path computation: Each network node in a network is configured for calculating a directed acylic graph that provides at least one path from all the other network nodes toward the one network node. The network node performs a modified shortest path first calculation by identifying next-hop nodes adjacent to the network node,... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20070086360 - Method and system for communicating an information packet through multiple router devices: According to one embodiment, a first computing device receives a first information packet from a second computing device. The second computing device receives the first information packet from a global computer network through a first router device. The first computing device outputs a second information packet to the global computer... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070086357 - Method of device service activation using a discovery mechanism: An Internet service device includes data and instructions to generate a user interface to subscribe to an Internet service, and to automatically discover one or more service provider services. The internet service device may receive information indicative of a selected service provider from a user device, and may automatically discover... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070086359 - Network discovery utilizing cellular broadcasts/multicasts: This document describes, e.g., a system and method for minimizing superfluous signaling traffic and for minimizing data processing pressures on a network including a network information repository (NIR), comprising: having mobile stations that enter a network domain compare and detect inconsistencies in network information received through different sources and report... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20070086362 - Network management method and communications network system: This invention provides an improved data transferring method performed in a communication network comprising a management system M1 and a plurality of nodes K1-K3. Since the management system M1 collectively manages the algorithm information that indicates algorithm possessed in each node, if the fist node does not have algorithm needed... Agent: Venable LLP
20070086361 - Provider link state bridging: Provider Link State Bridging (PLSB) expands static configuration of Ethernet MAC forwarding tables by the control plane and utilizes direct manipulation of Ethernet forwarding by a link state routing system. At least one media-access-control (MAC) address for unicast forwarding to the bridge and at least one MAC address for multicast... Agent: Garvey Smith Nehrbass & North, LLC
20070086363 - Switch meshing using multiple directional spanning trees: In a packet-based switch, a method for managing data flow between the switch and other switches that are interconnected in a mesh network. The method includes receiving at the switch a topology inform packet sent from a first switch of the other switches. The topology inform packet includes at least... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070086364 - Methods and system for a broadband multi-site distributed switch: Systems and methods are provided for a multi-floor and/or multi-site distributed switch. As video applications such as “video on demand” (VoD) start to become more used by the general public and desire for combining networks capable of carrying voice, data, internet and video increases, service providers are requiring broadband networking... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20070086366 - Application-level routing protocol for multiparty audio-video conferencing: Systems and methods are described for implementing an application-level routing protocol for multiparty audio-video conferencing. In one implementation, application-level per-stream routing techniques separately control audio data and video data between conference members hosted on a network. Different audio application-level multicast (ALM) trees are generated by each member, are dynamically updated... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070086365 - System for selective teleconference interruption: A system and method for controlling a peer-to-peer, unmoderated conference call, which allows a non-talking conferee to send an in-band interrupt request signal which is detected by the conference bridge, which automatically determines which conferee is currently talking, and continuously sends an alert signal to the talking conferee, but prevents... Agent: Ibm Corporation (rhf)
20070086367 - Down-link data transmission and receiving system and method of arq in wireless communication system: A transmitting/receiving apparatus of down-link data using an automatic repeat request (ARQ) scheme and a method thereof in a wireless communication system is provided. In order to send an ARQ feedback message between a base station and a terminal without a radio resource allocation process in a wireless communication system,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086368 - Apparatus and method for supporting multiple links in a network using frequency bands: An apparatus and a method for supporting multiple links in a multi-hop relay cellular network using at least two frequency bands are provided. A subframe for a link on which a Mobile Station (MS) or a Relay Station (RS) communicates with a Base Station (BS) is configured in a first... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086370 - Method for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: A method is provided for allocating a transmission period in a wireless network system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP frame indicating a downlink period and an uplink period allocated to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating an allocated downlink period for at least... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086369 - Mobile station and method for detecting attacks in a power save mode for the same: A method for detecting attacks in a power save mode includes providing a mobile station and an access point; entering a power save mode by the mobile station; producing a dummy mobile station by the mobile station, and initiating the dummy mobile station to communicate with the access point; producing... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070086374 - Apparatus for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: An apparatus is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a wireless network system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP frame indicating a downlink period provided to each station (STA) and a minimum amount of an uplink period allocated to each STA, and at least one sub PSMP... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086371 - Controlled multi-user packet detection for a wireless packet data channel: Multi-user packet detection at multiple mobile stations in a sector may be collectively disabled via a downlink point-to-multipoint command message from a base station. The point-to-multipoint command message may be transmitted on a packet data control channel, typically code division multiplexed, and may be a portion of a QUICKCONFIG message... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070086372 - Method and system for ubiquitous license and access using mobile communication devices: A wireless communication system (100) using a portable license can include a transceiver (102 or 103), a local access point (150) operatively coupled to the transceiver, and a processor (104). The processor can be programmed to receive (304) a license and subscription information over a first network for content available... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070086375 - Method of mobile communication and apparatus therefor: In order to accomplish efficient communication of data between a base station and a plurality of mobile terminals, particular orthogonal codes are transmitted from the mobile stations to the base station as alert signals indicating the presence of data to be transmitted. The base station checks whether particular orthogonal codes... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070086373 - Wireless base station with identification function: A wireless base station wirelessly connecting to an electronic apparatus and maintaining a connection via a first packet includes a main body, a receiver, a micro-processor and a transmitter. The receiver is disposed in the main body for receiving a first signal. The micro-processor is for adjusting a state of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070086376 - Wireless communication subsystem with a digital interface: Systems and methods are disclosed which provide wireless communication systems implementing subsystems adapted for flexible deployment configurations and to resist the introduction of interference. Preferred embodiments of the present invention provide a wireless communication system configuration in which an ODU subsystem is coupled to an IDU subsystem using a fiber... Agent: Dallas Office Of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20070086380 - Apparatus and method for supporting multicast/broadcast service in broadband wireless access system: An apparatus and a method for processing media data so that an MBS is supported in a BWA communication system. A traffic processing method supports an MBS in a broadband wireless access communication system having a number of base stations and at least one contents server for transmitting various media... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086377 - System and method for providing graphical or textual displays of information relating to voice communications in a wireless communication network: A system and method for supplementing voice transmissions between at least two devices (300) in a wireless network (100), in particular, a wireless multihopping network, with user information pertaining to a transmitting user. The system and method employ a device (300) capable of sending and receiving voice transmissions, which is... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070086378 - System and method for wireless network monitoring: A technique for wireless network monitoring involves scanning channels using clients instead of access points. An example of a method according to the technique may include, for example, receiving from a wireless access point a command to perform a channel scanning function, listening on a channel associated with the channel... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20070086379 - Wireless communication system and base station: There is provided admission control in view of wireless resources. A base station 120 obtains a down wireless resource available rate (available rate of slot allocation) based on a down QoS requested bandwidth Bi requested by a terminal i during QoS communication and a data rate Ri which the terminal... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070086387 - Apparatus and method for handover in wireless access communication system: Provided are an apparatus and a method for handling a handover in multi-hop relay Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system. In a communication method of a Relay Station (RS) in a multi-hop relay BWA system, a handover request message including a candidate node list is received from a Base Station (BS),... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086388 - Apparatus and method for supporting handover in a wireless access communication system: An apparatus and a method for supporting an MS-initiated handover in a multi-hop relay BWA communication system are provided. An MS determines whether a handover is required by measuring the strengths of signals received from neighbor BSs and neighbor RSs. If the handover is required, the MS sends to a... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086383 - Method and apparatus for performing handoff in mobile network communication: A server including: a communication unit for wirelessly communicating with a mobile terminal through one of wireless network gateways; and a processing unit for receiving registration request information from the mobile terminal through the communication unit, executing handoff from one wireless interface to another wireless interface and sending a signal... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070086385 - Method and apparatus for supporting handover in transport layer: A method and apparatus of supporting a fast handover in a transport layer is provided. In a network using an SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol), an MN (Mobile Node) acquires a first new IP (Internet Protocol) address after a first handover to a first new network area, stores information about... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086386 - Method and apparatus for supporting seamless handover in transport layer: A method and apparatus for supporting a seamless handover in a transport layer is provided. In a network using an SCTP, an MN notifies a CN of a handover after the handover occurs. The MN receives a handover confirm message from the CN and sends a response message for the... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086384 - Method of setting up quality of service in wireless communication network and wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus for communicating with a base station is provided with the function of specifying the type of an application from header information of an IP packet issued by the application, searching for a set of radio parameters for assuring a Quality of Service (QoS) required by the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070086382 - Methods of network access configuration in an ip network: Apparatus performs a method that includes the steps of: receiving (210) a location parameter request for a mobile entity; determining (220) a set of location parameters corresponding to the mobile entity, the set of location parameters comprising at least an identification of a current point of attachment of the mobile... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070086381 - Rate control method and apparatus for data packet transmission: Base stations control the transmission rate that is used by UE (user equipment) to forward them information. A UE periodically forwards a rate request to a base station if the UE needs to have its data transmission rate to the base station increased or decreased, and the base station responds... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086389 - Provision of a move indication to a resource requester: The claimed subject matter relates to performing quality of service management in a mobile wireless communications system. In more detail, in some wireless environments a wireless terminal can be connected to multiple access nodes by way of links, and the wireless terminal can move between various access nodes changing its... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086390 - Method and apparatus for call setup latency reduction: Techniques for minimizing call setup latency are disclosed. In one aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with a flag to direct the use of previously negotiated service parameters. This aspect eliminates the need for service negotiation messages. In another aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with an active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086391 - Method and apparatus for call setup latency reduction: Techniques for minimizing call setup latency are disclosed. In one aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with a flag to direct the use of previously negotiated service parameters. This aspect eliminates the need for service negotiation messages. In another aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with an active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086392 - Method and apparatus for call setup latency reduction: Techniques for minimizing call setup latency are disclosed. In one aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with a flag to direct the use of previously negotiated service parameters. This aspect eliminates the need for service negotiation messages. In another aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with an active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086393 - Method and apparatus for call setup latency reduction: Techniques for minimizing call setup latency are disclosed. In one aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with a flag to direct the use of previously negotiated service parameters. This aspect eliminates the need for service negotiation messages. In another aspect, a channel assignment message is sent with an active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086402 - Data flow control in wlan radio connections for the impairment of internet telephony: In a method for controlling the data flow on a radio link between a WLAN base station and a WLAN mobile station, the data rate on the radio link is reduced for in each case one time period (36, 37) at time intervals (35). One preferred field of application for... Agent: Baker Botts, L.L.P.
20070086398 - Identity-based networking: A technique for identity based networking is disclosed. A system according to the technique can include a WAN, a first VLAN, a second VLAN, and a network database. The first VLAN and second VLAN can be coupled to the WAN. The network database can include VLAN information. In operation, a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20070086399 - Method for acquiring positional information on a wireless terminal by periodically transmitting a data transmission request: A method for acquiring positional information on a wireless terminal station set to its power-saving mode. The access point uses stored-data information in a beacon frame to inform the station applied with the power-saving mode of the presence of stored data regardless of whether or not the stored data exists.... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070086400 - Radio communication device: Disclosed is a wireless communication system capable of performing demodulation at the receiving side without substantially deteriorating BER characteristics, regardless of carrier frequency error existing among plural wireless communication systems in SDMA of uplink. The wireless communication system includes plural antennas; a MIMO processor that decomposes a reception signal the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070086396 - System and method for performing distributed signal classification for a multi-hop cognitive communication device: A system and method for cognitive communication device operation. In accordance with the system and method, a node (102, 106, 107) that communicates in a wireless multihopping communication network (100) uses a receiver (302, 402, 502, 602) to acquire a digital sample of a communication signal, and extracts at least... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070086397 - System and method for remote monitoring in a wireless network: A technique for combining operations of a wireless access point with a remote probe. An access point links a wireless client to a wireless switch. A remote probe captures wireless packets, appends radio information, and forwards packets to a remote observer for analysis. In an embodiment, the observer may provide... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20070086403 - Transmitting and receiving system, transmitting equipment, and transmitting method: In a case where it is determined that communication data indicates a first data attribute in a transmitter, that communication data is transmitted and an acknowledgement signal is requested to be sent back from a receiver. If the acknowledgement signal is not sent back, that communication data is retransmitted. In... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070086404 - Wireless communication system for allocating transmission period: A system is provided for allocating a transmission period in a wireless network system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP frame indicating a downlink period and an uplink period allocated to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating an allocated downlink period for at least... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086394 - Wireless communication terminal and connection information setting method: A PC (10) has an SSID and a WEP key required for wireless communication with a wireless LAN access point router (30). When the PC (10) has wireless connection with the Internet radio receiver (20) in Ad-Hoc mode, the PC (10) transfers the encrypted SSID and WEP key to the... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20070086395 - Wireless paging apparatus, systems and methods: Embodiments of wireless paging apparatus, systems, and methods are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070086401 - Wireless usb host, wireless usb device, method of providing function of dual role device host, and method of performing function of dual role device host: A wireless universal serial bust (USB) host, a wireless USB device, a method of providing the function of a dual role device host, and a method of performing the function of the dual role device. The wireless USB host includes a searching unit which searches whether a wireless USB device... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086405 - Method and apparatus of preprocessing for frequency domain signal processing: A method of transmitting at least one packet in a wireless mobile communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes transmitting at least one pilot symbol, at least one data symbol, and at least one null symbol, wherein the at least one null symbol is transmitted between transmission of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070086406 - Methods for assigning resources in a communication system: Embodiments of the invention provide methods for assigning resources to Node Bs for communication with a plurality of user equipments (UEs) in each Node B. A central node receives metrics indicating requirement for resources and the central node communicates with each of the Node Bs information regarding the resources. Alternatively,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070086408 - Communication apparatus and coexistence method for enabling coexistence of communication systems: A communication apparatus and a method are provided for easily enabling two communication systems having different communication schemes and using the same communication medium to coexist. An access coexistence signal for notifying an in-home communication system 110 and 130 of the presence of an access communication system 120, and an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070086407 - Wireless communication method, wireless comunication system using the same, and wireless terminal therrof: A business wireless communication system, which includes both a repeater relay station of a wireless network using a repeater system and an FDMA relay station of a wireless network using FDMA system, comprises means for ensuring that the repeater relay station, when receiving a call signal from a repeater wireless... Agent: Eric Robinson
20070086410 - Method for handling a poll prohibit timer after re-establishment in a wireless communications system: A method for handling a Timer_Poll_Prohibit timer in a wireless communications system includes starting the Timer_Poll_Prohibit timer for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode (RLC AM) entity, performing a re-establishment procedure for the RLC AM entity, and stopping the Timer_Poll_Prohibit timer after re-establishment of the RLC AM entity.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070086412 - Method for handling a polling timer after re-establishment in a wireless communications system: A method for handling a Timer_Poll timer in a wireless communications system includes starting the Timer_Poll timer for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode (RLC AM) entity, performing a re-establishment procedure for the RLC AM entity; and stopping the Timer_Poll timer after re-establishment of the RLC AM entity.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070086411 - Method for handling data discard signaling timer after an rlc re-establishment in a wireless communications system: A method for handling a Timer_MRW timers in a wireless communications system includes starting the Timer_MRW timer for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode (RLC AM) entity, performing a re-establishment procedure for the RLC AM entity, and stopping the Timer_MRW timer after re-establishment of the RLC AM entity.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070086409 - Method for handling timers after an rlc re-establishment in a wireless comminications system: A method for handling timers in a wireless communication system includes starting a Timer_Poll_Periodic timer for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode (RLC AM) entity, performing a re-establishment procedure for the RLC AM entity, and not stopping the Timer_Poll_Periodic timer after re-establishment of the RLC AM entity.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070086413 - Apparatus for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: An apparatus is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a WLAN system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP message providing a downlink period and an uplink period provided to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating a period of at least one of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086415 - Apparatus for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a WLAN system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP message providing a downlink period and an uplink period provided to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating a period of at least... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086414 - Method for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: A method is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a WLAN system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP message providing a downlink period and an uplink period provided to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating a period of at least one of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086416 - Method for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: A method is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a WLAN system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP message providing a downlink period and an uplink period provided to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating a period of at least one of... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086419 - Method for allocating transmission period in a wireless communication system: A method is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a wireless network system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP frame indicating a downlink period provided to each station (STA) and a minimum amount of an uplink period allocated to each STA, and at least one sub PSMP... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070086417 - Wireless communication system for allocating transmission period: A system is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a WLAN system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP message providing a downlink period and an uplink period provided to each station (STA), and at least one sub PSMP frame indicating a period of at least one of... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086418 - Wireless communication system for allocating transmission period: A system is provided for efficiently allocating a transmission period in a wireless network system. An access point (AP) transmits a PSMP frame indicating a downlink period provided to each station (STA) and a minimum amount of an uplink period allocated to each STA, and at least one sub PSMP... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086420 - Method and apparatus for preserving compatibility between legacy mode(s) of operation and new mode(s) of operation in a communication system: A method and an apparatus for preserving compatibility between legacy mode of operation and new mode of operation in a communication system, wherein allocation of resources is different in the legacy mode of operation and the new mode of operation is disclosed. Accordingly, an entity of a wireless access network,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070086422 - Method and apparatus for retransmitting packet in a mobile communication system, and system thereof: A retransmission method and apparatus performed in a transmitter of a mobile communication system supporting a Hybrid Automatic Retransmission reQuest (HARQ) operation and an Automatic Retransmission request (ARQ) operation for retransmission of a packet are provided. At least one ARQ entity generates at least one ARQ packet, and an HARQ... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070086423 - Modified start frame delimiter detection: A modified approach to detecting the start frame delimiter (SFD) is disclosed. A receiving system scans a decoded but not yet de-scrambled received signal for a scrambled version of the SFD associated with the preamble format being used. Using this approach, it is not necessary to use any bits intended... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20070086421 - Wireless relay apparatus and wireless relay method: A wireless relay apparatus and method of extending a wireless communication range between a host and a device by relaying packets between the host and the device in a wireless universal serial bus environment. The wireless relay apparatus includes a management packet analyzing unit which receives a management packet including... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086425 - Beacon frame: A beacon frame (5) for transmission during a beacon period for a wireless device to maintain synchronization with other wireless devices of a community in a wireless communications network, the frame (5) comprising: a header (8) containing routing information for the frame (5); beacon parameters (9) to indicate signaling methods... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20070086426 - Method and apparatus for merging independently synchronized networks: During operation, nodes that receive beacons from a different network will synchronize to the different network when a predetermined condition is met. Synchronization to the differing network will only take place if the node receiving the beacon from a different network does not have access to a fixed network coordinator... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070086424 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing a node within an ad-hoc communication system: A method and apparatus for synchronizing a node (200) within an ad-hoc communication system (100) is described herein. During operation all nodes periodically broadcast a synchronization beacon for other nodes to utilize for synchronization when a coordinating access point (node) is unavailable. A particular node's synchronization beacon will have an... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070086428 - Network packet storage method and network packet transmitting apparatus using the same: A network packet storage method and network packet transmitting apparatus using the same is provided. A packet content and a path control information are obtained from a received packet, and a packet storage address of the packet content is determined according to a predetermined storage rule. The packet content is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070086427 - Signal routing dependent on a node speed change prediction: A device, method, computer program product, and network subsystem are described for determining a node-speed-change-prediction-dependent signal route and routing wireless data along the determined node-speed-change-prediction-dependent signal route.... Agent: Searete LLC
20070086429 - Systems and methods for network routing in a multiple backbone network architecture: Embodiments of a network architecture include a backbone node having a plurality of independent routers or switches connected in a matrix, wherein the matrix includes a plurality of stages of routers or switches, to form a node having a node switching capacity that is greater than the node switching capacity... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing
20070086441 - Apparatus, and associated method, for multicasting data in a radio communications system: Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating formation of a RANcast in a radio communication system. An identifier identifies when a selected number of mobile user endpoints within a cell of a radio communication system are to receive the same multicast data. When the number exceeds a selected threshold, a... Agent: Robert M Bauer, Esq. Lackenbach Siegel, LLP
20070086440 - Data transmission method and system: A data transmission system and method, including the steps of: a calling media gateway receiving message packets transmitted by a calling ISDN terminal through a plurality of calling circuits, and converting the message packets into data packets suitable for being transmitted through a single IP bearer link; the calling media... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070086434 - Efficient mechanisms for supporting voip in a wireless network: Voice over IP (VoIP) packet header compression is performed for voice packets to be transmitted through a wireless channel. In at least one embodiment, packet headers are compressed to a fixed size that does not change based on channel conditions. In this manner, packet scheduling may be performed in the... Agent: The Law Offices Of John C. Scott, LLC C/o Portfolioip
20070086442 - Media gateway: A gateway for connecting a public switched telephone network and an Internet Protocol network, comprising at least one interface unit with the public switched telephone network, at least one interface unit with the Internet Protocol network, and at least one processing unit for media conversion between the public switched telephone... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086437 - Method and apparatus for controlling reception of multimedia broadcast/multicast services at a mobile station: A method and apparatus for controlling reception of multimedia broadcast/multicast services (MBMS) at a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed. In order to control reception of an unwanted service of the MBMS, the WTRU is enabled or disabled for receiving MBMS in accordance with a user input. The unwanted service... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070086445 - Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment: A utility for enabling real-time, point-to-point communications over computer networks between users having dynamically assigned Internet Protocol addresses includes the ability to identify incoming communications, and, based on the identity of the incoming communication, selectively responding. In one embodiment, an information profile contained within an incoming signal is compared to... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey, LLP
20070086443 - Method for establishing load-bearing in multimedia broadcast/multicast service: The present invention discloses a method for creating a bearer in Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast service (MBMS), including the activating process. In the method, an extended MBMS Network Service Access Point Identity (MBMS_NSAPI) and an MBMS context identity are adopted such that a user can activate more than eleven MBMS bearer services... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20070086433 - Methods and apparatus for allocating shared communication resources to outdial communication services: Methods and apparatus for allocating resources of a shared communication facility to outdial communication services are disclosed. A disclosed method comprises allocating a resource of a shared communication facility based on a reserved portion and a maximum portion of the shared facility, a requested outdial communication service type, and a... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070086432 - Methods and apparatus for automated provisioning of voice over internet protocol gateways: Methods and apparatus for automated provisioning of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) gateways, proxy servers, session border controllers, softswitches and/or softswitch/proxy servers are disclosed. A disclosed method comprises performing a query of a database containing records specifying a communication path between a first communication network and a second communications network... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070086439 - Methods and apparatus to perform outdial communication services: Methods and apparatus to perform outdial communication services are disclosed. A disclosed method to route an outdial call from a first communication device to a first endpoint comprises receiving an indial call setup from a second endpoint at the first communication device, wherein the call setup contains an access number... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070086438 - Methods and apparatus to perform outdial fasimile services: Methods and apparatus to perform outdial facsimile services are disclosed. A disclosed method comprises sending an admittance request message containing a destination from a communication device to a gatekeeper, receiving an admittance response message containing an address of a gateway at the communication device, establishing a simple message transfer protocol... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070086436 - Methods, apparatus and computer program products for allowing access to line groups and line group functions in a voice over internet protocol communication system: A Voice-Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) compliant Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) can include a display configured to allow selection of separate ones of a plurality of VoIP phone lines included in a line group.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20070086431 - Privacy proxy of a digital security system for distributing media content to a local area network: A local area network (504) for providing Media Provider control and user privacy when distributing media content to the local area network (504). The local area network (504) comprises media devices (510-514) and a proxy (528). The media devices (510-514) provide a description of the capabilities of the media devices... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070086435 - Sharing devices on peer-to-peer networks: Providing access to devices based on peer membership. A method is described including an act of providing access to a device, such as a hardware peripheral or a software service, to networked agents, such as host computers, operating systems, frameworks, and application code. The method includes an act of forming... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20070086444 - Telephone system having multiple distinct sources and accessories therefor: In conjunction with a data communication network carrying multiple telephony signals and allowing for connection of telephone sets, a system and method in which two external feeders connect to the data network at two distinct points via two distinct devices. The data network can be based on dedicated wiring or... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070086430 - Web service with multiple listening endpoints: The invention concerns a device, method, and program for exposing one or more Web Services via a Web Service access protocol. Each Web Service comprises multiple Web Service actions for accessing the functionality of a device. The Web Service access protocol allows the exchange of information in a decentralized, distributed... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070086446 - Methods, apparatus and computer program products for allowing access to in-progress calls via calling groups in a voice over internet protocol communication system: A method of providing Voice-Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications can be provided by allowing a VoIP phone line included in a calling group of a plurality of VoIP phone lines to connect to an in-progress call between VoIP phone lines included in the calling group.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20070086450 - Apparatus and method of remote phy auto-negotiation: A communications network includes a management device and a remote device. The remote device includes a physical layer device (PHY) coupled to a link partner. An independent station manager of the remote device provides the bi-directional exchange of management information between the PHY and a serial-to-parallel (S/P) interface connecting the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070086453 - Communication connection merge method and node to be used therefor: A communication connection merge method and a node to be employed in the same can merge parameter of LSP, such as request bandwidth or the like, upon performing merging. The communication connection merge method performs merge process for consolidating a plurality of communication connection of a connection-oriented network at a... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20070086455 - Gmpls control of ethernet: Ethernet provider backbone transport (PBT) paths are controlled utilizing Generalized Multi-protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) signaling protocol. A path between edge nodes is identified by a combination of a VID and destination MAC address in a VID/MAC tuple populated in the forwarding tables of intermediary nodes. To establish the PBT path,... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070086451 - Information processing apparatus and operation control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body, an operation switch which is provided on the main body, a determination unit which executes, during a time period in which the main body is in a power-off state, a determination process for determining whether a timing, at... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070086456 - Integrated layer frame processing device including variable protocol header: An integrated layer frame processing device for supporting Internet Protocol version 6 (Ipv6), in which the number of bytes to be processed is more than in Ipv4, and securing a bandwidth of at least several gigabits using an existing network processor is provided. The integrated layer frame processing device includes... Agent: Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
20070086448 - Integrated pseudo-wire and virtual routing and forwarding on a single provider edge router: A Pseudo-Wire to Virtual Private Network Provider Edge (PW-VPN PE) router (300) has a pseudo-wire (PW) element (302), a virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) element (304) integrally coupled to the PW element, and a controller (306) for controlling operations of the PW and the VRF elements. The controller is programmed... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070086447 - Modular approach to the tcp/ipv6 hardware implementation: A method for processing a packet comprising an ordered sequence of packet parts is disclosed. The method uses a set of hardware processing modules, and the method comprises the steps of broadcasting, in a step the next header field of a received packet part to the set of processing modules,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070086452 - Online service intermediation apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing program: When a user receives an online service by accessing a plurality of sites in turn, the user is immediately notified that the user cannot obtain the service since a certain site is out of service. A communication terminal accesses a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070086449 - System and method for remote management: A remote management system including an IPMI enabled server, an IPMI enabled client and a network device is provided. The IPMI enabled server is coupled to a first network and the IPMI enabled client is coupled to a second network. The network device is coupled between the first network and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070086454 - Tcp receiver acceleration: A transport protocol receiver for receiving a packet from a network, the packet having a header, payload, and connection context. The receiver includes an analysis engine, coupled to receive the packet from the network and adapted to parse and validate the header, locate the connection context, and generate a classification... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070086457 - Arrangements and method for handling macro diversity in utran transport network: The present invention relates to a router, computer program products and a method in a Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS). The router resides in an Internet Protocol (IP) based UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN) Transport Network. The UTRAN transport network carries Dedicated Channel (DCH) frames on DCHs between a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070086458 - Method and apparatus for ip multicasting: A method and apparatus for multicast communication, wherein the apparatus is configured for performing the method that includes the steps of: communicating (210) a request to a server to join a first multicast group, the first multicast group associated with a first multicast address; determining (220) a second multicast group... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070086460 - Method and apparatus for supporting multicast/broadcast in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for supporting a multicast/broadcast in a wireless communication system are provided. A multicast/broadcast method receives an Internet Protocol (IP) packet from an upper layer, determines whether a multicast destination address or a broadcast destination address is contained in the received IP packet, and transmits a packet... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070086459 - Retransmission method for digital broadcast and its broadcast receiving device: An IP broadcast transmitting device comprises means for acquiring and collecting channel tuning information and program-related information from broadcast signals of each broadcasting station from which the broadcast signals are distributed, means for updating and managing the information, means for distributing the information independently from IP multicast-distributions of the broadcast... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070086462 - Dynamic tunnel construction method for securely accessing to a private lan and apparatus therefor: There have been provided in the present invention a method for establishing a dynamic tunnel of securely accessing to a private LAN and apparatus therefor. In the method of the present invention, a source tunnel server is disposed on a routing device through which a source host receives/transmits IP data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086463 - Method and apparatus for managing information for universal plug and play device: A method and apparatus for managing information regarding a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) device when an Internet Protocol (IP) address of the UPnP device is changed are provided. In the method, a second address of the UPnP device is obtained from a message indicating the end of a first... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070086461 - Method for recovery of a controlled failover of a border gateway protocol speaker: A method and apparatus for recovering from a controlled failover of a BGP speaker is provided. A user sends, to a network element, a request to switch a designation of an active Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) speaker of the network element from a first BGP speaker to a second BGP... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20070086464 - Multi-service data transport architecture: An improved architecture for transmitting data from a plurality of sources to a plurality of destinations, wherein pieces of data directed to each destination are aggregated and transmitted periodically. In one embodiment, a plurality of ingress edge units and a plurality of egress edge units which are each coupled to... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20070086465 - Notification as a service or as an access to a service: Provided are apparatuses and methods in a digital broadcast transmission system for transmitting a notification from a transmitter to a receiver or subscriber station. The notification may inform the user or subscriber of information regarding upcoming events, programs or services, changes to existing events, programs or services, advertisements, emergency announcements,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff
20070086467 - Atm multiplexing apparatus and cell discard method: An ATM multiplexing apparatus of the present invention is the apparatus for selectively performing cell discard processing in the case of congestion on the basis of a use state of the same connection formed by cells from the side of an ATM switching unit and subscribers without installing UPC units,... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20070086466 - Virtual private network over asynchronous transfer mode: A method for using broadband network resources includes providing simultaneous access to an asynchronous transfer mode switched virtual circuit for a plurality of sessions. The access for each session is provided based on an internet protocol session request being received at a service gateway for the sessions. The method also... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070086468 - Scheduling packet data transmissions in a packet data network based on early decoded channel feedback reports: A method of scheduling wireless packet data traffic on a downlink packet data channel takes advantage of early decoding opportunities to decode the channel feedback reports before receipt of the mandated Lth repetition. The early-decoded channel feedback reports are promptly used in making scheduling decisions. Mobile stations are required to... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070086469 - Method for preventing illegal use of service information registered and system using the same: The present invention relates to a method and system to prevent the service registration information such as ID, password to make sure of user's identity from illegally being used by a third party in an effective way when various kinds of service are used in both on-line and off-line. The... Agent: Bruce E. Lilling Lilling & Lilling PLLC
20070086470 - Queue selection method and scheduling device: A queue selection method for controlling selection of many queues without increasing the circuit scale is provided. Queues are organized into groups, and each group is created as a tree structure with a plurality of steps, and a queue is selected by selecting a group of each step. By this,... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070086471 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus comprises a transmission buffer configured to store packets addressed to one or more communication nodes in the network until a transmission timing; a requesting interval determination unit configured to determine a listen interval for each of the communication nodes based on the amount and/or the priority... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070086472 - Hole-filling content addressable memory (hcam): A network device comprising a content addressable memory (CAM), based on partitioning and the hole-filling technique, may utilize substantially less power by switching ON only the partitions that are being used. Also, the CAM may quickly add one or more new entries into the memory by consuming substantially less amount... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070086473 - Scalable synchronous packet transmit scheduler: A baseband controller system creates and maintains a schedule of synchronized events and reviews the schedule as a part of determining whether to initiate a transmission of a non-synchronous event (one that is not time sensitive, for example, e-mail). One aspect of the present invention is to create a system... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070086474 - Method for estimating a map size in a wireless mobile communication system: A method is provided for estimating the size of a MAP region according to data burst allocation in a wireless mobile communication system. A data burst region is divided into at least one sub-region. A downlink frame is constructed with at least one sub-region such that a power boosting process... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070086475 - System and method for transferring data: Methods for synchronously transmitting control data from a first device to a second device in a streaming data network and for transferring non-addressed data through a streaming data network are disclosed. A first device may insert an identifier identifying a second device into data packets transmitted over a streaming data... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20070086476 - Method for smart device network application infrastructure (sdna): The present invention discloses a novel method to implement a Smart Device Network Application Infrastructure (SDNA) that supports and facilitates the development, deployment and management of device networks and device network applications. The Smart Device Network Application infrastructure (SDNA) refers to an integrated processing platform that supports and facilitates the... Agent: Jeffrey Furr
20070086478 - Apparatus for connecting of a plural of interface: Disclosed is an apparatus for matching a plurality of interfaces. The matching apparatus includes a first matching unit provided in a first interface and a second interface, respectively, a second matching unit that is matched to the first matching unit, and a data transmit/receive unit for transmitting/receiving data by using... Agent: Sherr & Nourse, PLLC
20070086480 - Associating a packet with a flow: A computer system includes a system memory, a processor and a peripheral. The peripheral includes a peripheral memory, a circuit, a first interface to receive a packet and a second interface that is adapted to communicate with the system memory. The peripheral memory is adapted to store a table that... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC
20070086477 - Digital subscriber line access multiplexing apparatus and a method for signal transferring: A digital subscriber line access multiplexing apparatus is disclosed in the invention, including subscriber side wide band service processing module, multiplex/demultiplex module, memory, network side processing module. Using the invention, the multiplexing apparatus could locate farther, and the distance of the signal transferring would be longer, satisfying the wide band... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070086479 - Techniques to buffer traffic in a communications system: Techniques are described herein that may be used to buffer traffic received at a communications device. For example, a buffer external from a traffic processor may be used to buffer traffic in ingress or egress directions. For example, a bandwidth in each of directions of to and from the buffer... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070086481 - Rtp payload format for vc-1: An RTP payload format for VC-1 is described. The RTP payload format accommodates an RTP payload that can include one or more Access Units (AUs). An Access Unit can provide a complete frame of VC-1 information. Alternatively, a frame of VC-1 information can be fragmented among multiple Access Units. Each... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070086482 - System and method for managing wireless vehicular communications: A system and method for managing wireless vehicular communications include a system and method for vehicle protocol conversion. The system and method for vehicle protocol conversion have the ability to receive messages through a vehicle bus connector according to a vehicle bus protocol, analyze the messages to determine whether they... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070086484 - Data packet fragmentation in a wireless communication system: A number of features for enhancing the performance of a wireless communication system, in which data is transmitted between a central node and a plurality of subscriber nodes located remotely with respect to the central node, are presented. The power transmission level, slot timing, and equalization of the subscriber nodes... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070086483 - Method and system for policing binary flows in a switching device: A technique for policing an N-th granularity level binary flow in a network switching device also handling an (N+1)-th granularity level binary flow which is supposed to incorporate the N-th granularity level binary flow, the technique comprises dynamic bandwidth allocation for the N-th granularity level binary flow, based on dynamically... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070086485 - Method and system for providing adaptive bandwith control for real-time communication: A method and system for dynamically altering the transmission settings of one or more computing devices engaged in a real-time communication session is presented. The devices exchange meaningful and dummy control packets according to a standard control protocol. The approximate bandwidth available on the network is then calculated based on... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20070086486 - Method of generating ipv6 flow label: A method of generating a flow label of an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is provided. A terminal generates a flow label to have four tuple information selected from five tuple information according to the provided method when the terminal creates a header. A network device classifies flows based on... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070086487 - Communication system, master communication device, and slave communication device: A communication system is provided which allows synchronous devices in different synchronous communication networks to have synchronous communications with one another via an asynchronous communication network. In the communication system of the present invention, a master communication device generates a master clock based on a reference clock which is provided... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070086488 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070086490 - Clock filter dispersion: Disclosed are a method and system to estimate the maximum error in the clock offset and skew estimation between two clocks in a computer system. The method comprises the steps of obtaining a first set of data values representing a forward delay between the first and second clocks, and obtaining... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070086489 - Method and system for clock skew and offset estimation: Disclosed are a method and system for estimating the skew and offset between two clocks in a computer system. The method comprises the steps of obtaining a first set of data values representing a forward delay between the first and second clocks, and obtaining a second set of data values... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070086491 - Method and apparatus for multiplexing and demultiplexing data, and computer product: A generating unit generates an apparatus reference frame phase that becomes a reference in a data multiplexing/demultiplexing apparatus, based on a reception frame phase of the data input to a predetermined reception buffer and a predetermined delay amount. A multiplexing/demultiplexing unit reads data from the reception buffer based on the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP04/12/2007 > 116 patent applications in 57 patent subcategories. patents by class relation
20070081448 - Partially coherent transmission for a multi-carrier communication system: A method and apparatus for performing partially coherent Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) transmissions within a multi-carrier communication system is provided herein. During operation similar information bits enter each base station (401, 402). The information bits are encoded by each base station to produce a plurality of systematic bits and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070081449 - Multi-carrier wireless network using flexible fractional frequency reuse: A base station for use in a wireless network capable of communicating according to a multi-carrier protocol. The base station communicates with subscriber stations using a first pre-defined set of subcarriers. If the base station determines that no additional subcarriers are available in the first pre-defined set to communicate with... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070081450 - Wireless data communication system, wireless data communication method and communication apparatus: A wireless communication system has no limitation in the number of AP antennas and UT antennas, and determines the parallel-communication data units to be a maximum value of MIMO communication, such that it provides a MIMO-SDMA wireless data communication system having superior transmission characteristics. The MIMO-SDMA wireless data communication system... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070081451 - Method for controlling redundancy and transmission device using the same: A redundancy control method is disclosed that controls a first redundancy function that switches between a working line and a protection line in response to a detection of a line error and a second redundancy function that performs a path switching in response to a detection of a path error... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070081452 - Access port centralized management: The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for managing a wireless network in conjunction with an Ethernet switch comprising at least one SIP-aware application, an SIP-aware Access Port, and an SIP-aware management device for managing wireless network signals by providing out-of-band SIP signals to the SIP-aware Access Port.... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20070081455 - Method and apparatus for classifing ip flows for efficient quality of service realization: A network component for classifying at least one IP flow for efficient quality of service realization in a network, where in one embodiment the network component includes a unit for detecting at least one IP flow from at least one IP packet. Upon detection of the at least one IP... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070081453 - Method and apparatus for data transmission in a wireless communication system: A data transmission method and apparatus in a communication system to avoid data buffer overrun by using a smaller data buffer. The communication system includes an AP (access point) and a host device connected to a wireless device with a USB interface circuit. The wireless device includes a data buffer... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070081454 - Methods and devices for backward congestion notification: The present invention provides improved methods and devices for managing network congestion. Preferred implementations of the invention allow congestion to be pushed from congestion points in the core of a network to reaction points, which may be edge devices, host devices or components thereof. Preferably, rate limiters shape individual flows... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070081456 - Priority based bandwidth allocation within real-time and non-real time traffic streams: A method and system for transmitting packets in a packet switching network. Packets received by a packet processor may be prioritized based on the urgency to process them. Packets that are urgent to be processed may be referred to as real-time packets. Packets that are not urgent to be processed... Agent: Joscelyn G. Cockburn IBM Corporation 9cca/b002
20070081457 - Systems and method for storing, delivering, and managing messages: Systems and methods of storing a message directed to a user and delivering the message from a network server to a user's client device provide for receiving the message and storing the message to an access-restricted user-specific message storage area. When an access request from an application program executing on... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070081460 - Evaluating quality of service in an ip network with cooperating relays: A technique is disclosed that evaluates a network path between (i) a first node in a first subnetwork of endpoint nodes, such as IP phones, and (ii) a second node in a second subnetwork. A “ricochet” node in the network path evaluates the path by probing one or both subnetworks,... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070081459 - Multi-service session admission control: A Session Admission Control (SAC) for negotiating admission control in a multi-services communications network including multicast services is described. The module distributes the admission process between a centralized decision function (SAC-PDP) and a distributed decision function (SAC-M) in a fashion that solves admission control scaling problems. The mechanism for interaction... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070081458 - Probabilistic link selection in routing algorithm: The present invention comprises method and an apparatus for finding a path for routing a call from a source-node (SN) to a destination-node (DN) through a communication network. According to the invention the source-node (SN) generates a random-number and depending on the generated random-number at least one path between the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070081461 - System and method for optimizing the topology of a virtual ring based upon a tcp/ip network: In a network having nodes, N nodes are members of a virtual communications ring for multicast communication among the N nodes, each of the N nodes being associated with only an upstream and a downstream one of the other N nodes. One of the N nodes manages changes in ring... Agent: Anthony England
20070081462 - Congestion level and signal quality based estimator for bit-rate and automated load balancing for wlans: A method and system for determining the bit-rate between a wireless station and one or more access points that takes into account the usage (congestion) of the access points. Each wireless station includes software and/or hardware for estimating the bit-rate between the wireless station and any available access points and... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070081463 - System and method for negotiating stack link speed in a stackable ethernet switch system: A system and method for negotiating speed of a stack link disposed between a stack port of a first stack switch element (SSE) and a stack port of a second SSE, wherein the first and second SSEs are immediate neighbors in a stackable Ethernet switch (SES). In one embodiment, appropriate... Agent: Craig A. Hoersten Intellectual Property Department
20070081464 - Real-time performance monitoring of ethernet data over sonet: A technique for performing Real-time Monitoring (RTM) of performance management data related to SONET data, SDH data, WDM data, Ethernet data and video data transmitted over a telecommunications network is provided. RTM allows the collection of performance management data at a rate that is sufficient to provide meaningful information for... Agent: Edward A. Pennington Swidler Berlin LLP
20070081465 - System and method for detecting failures and re-routing connections in a communication network: A method of re-establishing a connection for a communication link is provided. The link has first and second portions, having the first portion in a first communication network, the second in a second communication network and an interface connecting first portion to the portion. The first communication network has a... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20070081466 - Atm cell service apparatus accommodating an atm cell in an optical asynchronous communications network through a north america asynchronous communications network: After a DS3 signal is terminated by the DS3 interface circuit, an ATM cell is extracted by an ATM cell extraction circuit from a signal input through a DS3 network after performing an ATM mapping process. The ATM cell is mapped in a SONET frame by an ATM cell/N.A. new... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070081467 - Method and apparatus for testing a telecommunications network: Apparatus and method for testing of a telecommunications network, which uses a passive monitoring system to generate actual customer usage data concerning the telecommunications network. An active test manager uses the actual customer usage data to instantiate a set of test templates from a store of predetermined test templates, the... Agent: Perman & Green
20070081471 - Apparatus and method for analyzing packet data streams: An apparatus and method for analyzing data streams in a data transmission environment. In one embodiment, the method involves: capturing data from at least one data stream at two or more taps associated with a system under test (SUT); filtering the captured data to extract data packets belonging to one... Agent: Alcatel Usa Intellectual Property Department
20070081470 - Information management device, information management system, and computer usable medium: The same utilization data specifying information as utilization data specifying information for specifying one utilization data is extracted from a first storage unit (first extraction). Process specifying information correlated with the extracted utilization data specifying information is selectively extracted every type of a processing operation (second extraction). The same process... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070081468 - System and method for reporting measurements in communication system: The present invention deals with a system, method and control unit for controlling the periodic reporting of measurements in a communication system from an access point (103) to a control unit (105) over a control interface (104). The measurements are used by algorithms in the control unit (105) for controlling... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081469 - System and methods for wireless fidelity (wifi) venue utilization monitoring and management: The present invention provides a method of monitoring and managing utilization levels of a wireless fidelity (WIFI) network. An inventory is obtained relating to the WIFI venues, including information on IP (Internet Protocol) and SNMP (Simple Network Monitoring Protocol) addresses of WIFI venues, associated circuitry, network equipment, capacity bandwidth, etc.... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20070081473 - Reconfigurable communication for distributed embedded systems: A distributed embedded system that allows for the reconfiguration of tasks and messages. The system includes a system configuration manager and a plurality of electronic control units (ECU) each having an ECU configuration manager. Each ECU configuration manager stores the current configuration data for task scheduling and bus/network accessing/retrieving for... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20070081472 - System for evolvable network design: A system is disclosed for deploying a network architecture. A first stage and a second stage of the network architecture are deployed. The second stage is deployed from the first stage. A total deployment across the first stage and the second stage of deployment is determined together before the first... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070081474 - Wireless terminal and program: A wireless terminal communicable in an ad hoc mode includes a wireless level detector that detects the wireless level for a neighbor node on a logical network, and a neighbor node number display controller that displays information indicative of the number of neighbor nodes communicable in the ad hoc mode... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070081475 - Multiple modulation rate 10gbase-t transmission: A device and method of high-speed transmission is disclosed. The method includes computing a signal quality of a received signal, the received signal being transmitted with a modulation order required by a default transmission modulation format. The signal quality is compared with a signal quality threshold required of the default... Agent: Teranetics Patent Department
20070081479 - Apparatus and method for negotiating relay station capacity in a multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: An apparatus and method for negotiating an RS capability in a multi-hop relay BWA communication system are provided. A BS receives a message including RS capability information from a node which has initially been connected. The BS determines whether to activate a relay function for the node according to the... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070081478 - Remote wireless access node control: A wireless access node is disclosed. The wireless access node includes a primary CPU for controlling wireless data transmission and reception, of the wireless access node with other access nodes. A secondary controller provides alternate control of the wireless access node. The secondary controller is separately controllable by a system... Agent: Tropos Networks
20070081476 - System and method for detecting a delay in a computer network: Described is a system comprising a computing device, a wireless computing unit and a network management arrangement (“NMA”). The NMA receives a first signal and a second signal from the computing device. The NMA forwards the second signal to the unit and receives a third signal from the unit which... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070081477 - Virtual lan override in a multiple bssid mode of operation: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to the integration of VLANs and wireless access points operating in a Multiple BSSID mode of operation. According to one implementation of the present invention, a wireless access point dynamically maps an SSID provided by a mobile station to a BSSID based on a VLAN... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20070081480 - Apparatus and method for neighbor assisted combining for multicast services: A method and apparatus for neighbor assisted combining for localized multicast services. User equipment is sent a signal indicating the relationship between cells with respect to serving cells transmitting a common multicast transmission. At least a portion of the common multicast transmission is transmitted on the same resource on each... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070081481 - Apparatus and method for neighbor assisted combining for multicast services: A method and apparatus for neighbor assisted combining for localized multicast services. Cells are determined in which user equipment resides that desire a common multicast service. At least one serving cell for transmitting the common multicast service is selected based on the determination. At least one extended serving cell is... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070081482 - Apparatus, method and system for routing a broadcast data frame in a mesh network with multiple mesh portals: An apparatus, method and system are provided for routing a broadcast data frame in a mesh network with multiple mesh portals. In the mesh network, every mesh point selects and registers its default mesh portal. A mesh portal enters its address in a destination address field of a broadcast data... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070081483 - Apparatus and method for communicating frames in multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for communicating a frame in a multi-hop relay cellular communication system. When communicating at a Relay Station (RS), a Downlink (DL) signal is received from a Base Station (BS) and the received DL signal is reconfigured during a first section of a frame. The... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070081484 - Methods and apparatus for transmitting a frame structure in a wireless communication system: Method and apparatus for transmitting a wireless communication signal frame, such as an OFDM superframe. In particular, the disclosed methods and apparatus transmit a first pilot symbol in the signal frame where the symbol serves to communicate coarse timing information to a receiver. A second pilot symbol is subsequently transmitted... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070081488 - Collaboratively locating disconnected clients and rogue access points in a wireless network: Methods are described for using collaboration of neighboring wireless devices to enable location of disconnected wireless devices and rogue wireless access points. A central server computes the locations of the neighboring clients and uses those locations to estimate the location of a disconnected client. These techniques may take advantage of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070081485 - Method,station and computer programme for accessing radio resources in and ad-hoc radio communication system: A signaling method relates to an intended data transmission from a first radio station to a second radio station in an ad-hoc mode of a radio communications system. The communication between the radio stations takes place in the as-hoc mode with the aid of a frequency band that is divided... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070081487 - Regulation control system, radio communication terminal unit,regulation control method, and radio communication terminal control method: To abolish grouping and realize a regulation of the whole terminal at a high accuracy in accordance with an optional regulation rate. A communication regulation state change instruction is output from the timer generator means 23 at a cycle corresponding to the regulation unit time communicated from a radio base-station... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070081486 - Wireless communication apparatus and control method therefor: A wireless communication apparatus includes a USB communication unit that transmits data to and receives data from a computer via wired communication, a wireless communication unit, and a wireless communication with low power consumption unit that operates on low power. The wireless communication apparatus converts data received from the computer... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070081491 - Apparatus and method for assigning sub-channels in an ofdma system: A sub-channel assignment apparatus and method of minimizing interference caused by sub-channel frequency overlaps when assigning sub-channels for sectors of a base station in an OFDMA system of a FDMA type. The apparatus includes: a plurality of sector channel management parts that assign at least one channel having assignable channel... Agent: Fleshner & Kim, LLP
20070081489 - Cellular communication system and method for coexistence of dissimilar systems: A cellular communication system comprises first and second serving communication units supporting respective first and second time division duplex (TDD) modes of operation on respective first and substantially frequency-adjacent second frequency channels comprising a plurality of uplink transmission resources divided into uplink timeslots and a plurality of downlink transmission resources... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070081490 - Channel time allocating method using ecap in wireless personal area network: Provided is a channel time allocating method using Extended Contention Access Period (ECAP) in a wireless personal area network (WPAN). The method includes the steps of: a) receiving channel time allocation requests for data transmission from the Devices; and b) allocating channel time upon the channel time allocation request of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070081493 - Arrangements and method for handling macro diversity in a universal mobile telecommunications system: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements for selecting one or more Diversity Handover (DHO) nodes, such as a Node B or a Radio Network Controller (RNC) executing a macro diversity functionality, in a mobile telecommunication system wherein the macro diversity functionality is distributed to one or a plurality... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081495 - Base station methods and apparatus for establishing connections: Methods and apparatus for establishing communication links, used to support communications sessions with one or more end nodes, e.g., mobile devices, are described. Various features are directed to a mobile node controlling the establishment of initial links to a first access node and the establishment of new links from a... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20070081494 - Method and apparatus for facilitating handoffs in a wireless communication network: A method and apparatus for facilitating handoff for a mobile entity in a wireless communication network is provided (100). The method comprising obtaining a first internet protocol (IP) address for the mobile entity (105) when the mobile entity is attached to a first access node, identifying at least one target... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070081496 - Method and system for the localization of a mobile wlan client: A method and a system for the localization of a mobile WLAN client, located within a WLAN network of multiple WLAN stations. Static reference points are ascertained by measuring field strengths of the WLAN stations at spatial coordinates, aided by WLAN client(s), and assignment of the measured field strengths to... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070081497 - Method for improving intercellural transfers in cellular mobile radio communication systems: One aspect of the present invention is a method for improving intercellular transfers in cellular mobile radio communication systems, the method including at least one step in which a mobile radio communication network entity sends another mobile radio communication network entity, for an intercellular transfer from a first cell in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070081492 - Protocol context transfer in a mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method for controlling a radio cell change of a communication terminal from a first radio cell to a second radio cell, wherein the first and the second radio cell is controlled by at least one base station of a mobile communication system. The present... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070081500 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in a code division multiple access system: A method and apparatus are provided for transmitting data to access terminals by an access node in a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) system operating at least 128 Medium Access Control Identifiers (MAC IDs) in one sector. A preamble set for transmitting a multi-user packet (MUP) is configured to a... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070081501 - Mobile communication system, communication control method, and base station and mobile station to be employed in the same: In the communication system performing transmission with generating the vacant period in the slotted mode during data transmission in order to perform various process, such as different frequency carrier quality measurement or so forth, the control signal for maintaining a communication quality is inserted even in the vacant period. Therefor,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070081498 - Mobile station, communication system, communication control method: A mobile station includes a transmission data storage unit for temporarily storing at least one or more input packet data, a priority control unit for generating priority information which a base station uses for determination of a schedule in advance based on the priority of at least the one or... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070081499 - Packet data protocol context utilization: A terminal equipment can use modem emulation and other services implemented by a mobile terminal in a packet-switched communication network while being unaware of primary and secondary packet data protocol (PDP) contexts used by the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal implements one or more packet filters that identify packets to... Agent: Potomac Patent Group, PLLC
20070081502 - Apparatus and method for constructing a frame to support multilink in multi-hop relay cellular network: Provided is an apparatus and method for constructing a subframe to support a multi link in a multi-hop relay cellular network. In a first section of a subframe, a subframe for communication with a mobile station (MS) is constructed, and in a next second section of the subframe, a subframe... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070081507 - Channel configuration and bandwidth allocation in multi-hop cellular communication networks: A multi-hop wireless communication network is disclosed, which includes a fixed communication unit, at least one mobile communication unit, and a relay communication unit. The relay communication unit is operable to relay a plurality of signals bi-directionally between the fixed communication unit and the at least one mobile communuication unit,... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070081505 - Hybrid rf network with high precision ranging: A wireless network can include two or more nodes (300), each having an ultra wideband (UWB) transceiver (304) configured for determining a range between the nodes using UWB ranging techniques. In addition, each node (300) has a narrow-band transceiver (302) for communicating data between each of the nodes (300) using... Agent: Sacco & Associates, Pa
20070081504 - Method of managing power consumption of portable computer and portable computer using the same: The present invention relates to a power management method for portable computers with a wireless device and detects the electric power source of a portable computer through a power source detection circuit during the operation of portable computer. In addition, any one of the following is dynamically changed: the supporting... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070081506 - On-vehicle device: Provided is an on-vehicle device capable of reducing an operation load on a user attempting connection by selecting a mobile communication terminal to be connected according to user's use state. An on-vehicle device which is mounted on a vehicle and can be connected to a plurality of mobile communication terminals... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070081508 - Physical location verification: A process for secure, safe, and easy provisioning of a wireless device with credentials to connect to a wireless network. A connecting wireless device and an established wireless device both utilize low power transmission at close proximity to exchange wireless connection setting information and/or a password. The connecting wireless device... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070081503 - System and method for evaluating operation of a wireless device in a wireless network: Described is a system including first and second access points and a switch. The first access point transmits a radio frequency signal. The second access point receives the signal and detects a signal strength of the signal. The switch receives the signal strength from the second access point and generates... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070081509 - Method and system for controlling reverse link rate in cdma 1xev-do mobile communication system: A method and a system for controlling a reverse link rate by using the number of active users who are carrying out communication in a CDMA 1xEV-DO mobile communication system is disclosed. A value of rise-over-thermal (ROT) at each antenna end of a wireless base station is measured and compared... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP
20070081510 - Method and arrangement for polling management: In a packet-based communication network (10) polling of connected user equipment is performed according to a first type (T1) and a complementary second type (T2). Upon receiving polling according to type one (T1) a user equipment (30) is allowed to transmit user data packets (UP) if any are available, otherwise... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081511 - Method for handling status report prohibit timer after re-establishment in a wireless communications system: A method for handling a Timer_Status_Prohibit timer in a wireless communication system includes starting the Timer_Status_Prohibit timer for a Radio Link Control Acknowledged Mode (RLC AM) entity, performing a re-establishment procedure for the RLC AM entity, and stopping the Timer_Status_Prohibit timer after re-establishment of the RLC AM entity.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070081513 - Medium access control priority-based scheduling for data units in a data flow: A data communication having at least one data flow is established over a wireless interface between a radio network and a user equipment node (UE). A medium access control (MAC) layer located in a radio network node receives data units from a higher radio link control (RLC) layer located in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081512 - Terminal and communication system: A scenario processing port 23 employed in the MN 1 includes a means, which is used for selecting a process according to a communication method and carrying out the selected process when a response to a Mobile IPv6 location registration message is received. By providing the scenario processing port 23... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20070081514 - Method of synchronizing time between base stations, timing master device, and base station: A timing master device transmits a timing packet for synchronizing time of base stations at each cycle of preset time synchronization adjustment timing. The base stations adjust a local-station standard timer based on the timing packet. The base stations measure a delay time of a network form the timing master... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070081516 - Data processing system, method and interconnect fabric supporting multiple planes of processing nodes: A data processing system includes a first plane including a first plurality of processing nodes, each including multiple processing units, and a second plane including a second plurality of processing nodes, each including multiple processing units. The data processing system also includes a plurality of point-to-point first tier links. Each... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070081515 - Integrated circuit and method for avoiding starvation of data: The invention provides a router which can be deployed in a network on an integrated circuit. The router is capable of processing input data belonging to multiple traffic classes. The router can further guarantee, under admissible traffic, that all input data are processed and output adequately at an acceptable cost.... Agent: Philips Electronics North America Corporation Intellectual Property & Standards
20070081520 - Integrating an ivr application within a standards based application server: A method for providing Interactive Voice Response functionality within a multi-tiered telephony environment can identify an enterprise archive file that contains an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) application. The enterprise archive file can contain multiple interpreters for different markup languages. The enterprise archive file can also include a servlet that maps... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A.
20070081517 - Method for remotely associating a communications device with a computer: In a Computer Telephony Integration environment, to reduce the risk of inadvertent or fraudulent registration of the association of a user's computer terminal with the wrong telephone, i.e. one other than the telephone adjacent to the computer terminal or the user's mobile telephone, a host computer instructs the user via... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081523 - Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications service management: A method of processing service information relating to a plurality of user services available in a telecommunications system is disclosed. The method includes storing entities defining service components in a service information database, where each service component entity represents a distinct aspect of service functionality which can be provided by... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20070081518 - Open programmable software protocol stack for use with an internet telephony system: An Open SIP Protocol Stack provides a variety of functions within a SIP-based telecommunications network. A set of cooperating layers including a transport layer, a transaction layer and a transaction user core layer. Various processes in these layers index into an associated configuration database designed in accordance with the present... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070081519 - System and method for providing multimedia services utilizing a local proxy: A communications system and method is configured to provide multimedia services utilizing a signaling protocol such as a session initiated protocol (SIP), via a local access network. The method includes providing a local proxy having an internet protocol (IP) address, wherein the local proxy is integrated with the local access... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20070081522 - Video conferencing systems and methods: Systems and methods are provided for video conferencing geographically disperse users. Each user operates a user computer. A network connection is established among the user computers. A respective connection speed with the network connection is determined independently for each user computer. A video signal is transmitted from one of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070081521 - Wireless terminal methods and apparatus for establishing connections: Methods and apparatus for establishing communication links, used to support communications sessions with one or more end nodes, e.g., mobile devices, are described. Various features are directed to a mobile node controlling the establishment of initial links to a first access node and the establishment of new links from a... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20070081525 - Communication method and system of an internet phone: A communication method and system of an internet phone is disclosed. The dial point via a server sends an invitation to a receive point which is not available. Subsequently, the receive point or server will decide the following step according to the protocol tag from the dial point. By the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070081524 - Method for reducing costs during the transfer of unidirectional information flows: During the output of data and distribution services, user data streams frequently transferred to a corresponding communication device (i.e. information output system and/or the distribution system) are possibly irrelevant to the server. Despite this, resources for the processing of incoming useful data flows inside the communication device are provided in... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070081526 - Network switch device: A network switch device includes a processor, a memory module, a PCI Bus, a switch fabric module, and an inspection module. In this case, memory module is cooperated with the processor. The switch fabric module has a plurality of first connecting terminals and connects to the processor through the PCI... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070081527 - Method and system for primary blade selection in a multi-module fibre channel switch: A system and method for selecting a primary blade in a multi-module fibre channel switch with plural blades is provided The system includes a state machine for sending exchangeable blade parameter(s) (“EBP”) to the plural blades; and determining if a primary blade flag is set. If the primary blade flag... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070081528 - Method and system for storing data packets: A method of managing the storing of data packets into storage space of a buffer, in which each data packet is constituted of at least two data blocks includes the steps of receiving (40) the data blocks of a current data packet and writing (42) in free storage space of... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070081529 - Information processing system, method of processing information, and program for processing information: Information other than the result of correctly processing information can be reproduced. The information processing system comprises an information processing means 3, an information changing means 5, an information reproducing means 4. The information changing means 5 changes the result of processing, obtained by the information processing means 3. The... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070081532 - Data packet and data packet constructing method using reserved bits: A method of constructing a data packet, including constructing a PLCP (physical layer convergence protocol) header including first, second, and third tail bits and constructing last 2 bits of reserved bits of a PHY (physical layer) header as the first tail bits.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070081531 - Method of downloading terrestrial dmb data using multi-download algorithm and an apparatus thereof: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for downloading terrestrial DMB data using a multi-download algorithm. The multi-download algorithm enables the terrestrial DMB receiving apparatus to download and store the data service data in advance from the ensemble consisting of the video service data, the audio service data, and the data... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20070081530 - Packet relay apparatus: An IP packet relay apparatus provided between networks to relay an IP packet relating to a host belonging to a specific group, comprising: a list in which an IP address possessed by a host is associated with a group identifier for identifying a group to which the host belongs; a... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070081533 - Wireless communication system and method of conducting wireless communication: A wireless communication system includes a plurality of base stations, a mobile wireless communication device which makes wireless communication with the base stations, a terminal device, and a router through which the base stations make communication with an IP network. The terminal device transmits an address thereof to the mobile... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070081534 - Broadcasting signal receiving apparatus and channel scanning method: Provided are a broadcasting signal receiving apparatus and a channel scanning method which are capable of scanning any desirable plurality of channels quickly by providing the channel scan function using information on a plurality of multiplexer (MUX) numbers, wherein the broadcasting signal receiving apparatus, includes a tuner unit; a memory... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070081536 - Bit-stream processing/transmitting and/or receiving/ processing method, medium, and apparatus: A method, medium, and apparatus hierarchically coding/decoding audio data, such as bit sliced arithmetic coding (BSAC), such that payloads of audio data and extension data can be grouped and interleaved according to priority so that some groups of the payloads are dropped, and the remainder of groups are transmitted Therefore,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070081537 - Method and system for delivering video content using internet protocol over a coaxial cable: Multicast information contained in a request from an IP TV set top box for video content to an IGMP manager is passed to an SA processor to perform a lookup of an SA table. A result of the lookup is the frequency of the downstream legacy channel over which the... Agent: Arris International, Inc
20070081535 - Method and system for implementing virtual router redundacy protocol on a resilient packet ring: A method for implementing Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) on a Resilient Packet Ring (RPR), including: setting an interface supporting a plurality of Medium Access Control (MAC) addresses for each RPR interface of network devices to constitute VRRP groups; classifying the RPR interfaces of network devices to constitute VRRP groups,... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070081539 - Method for reordering sequenced packets: There are disclosed a method and apparatus for reordering sequenced data packets. An expiration time is calculated for each received data packet. The expiration time and a packet sequence number are stored in a table. The table is read to determine the next data packet to be transmitted in sequence... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20070081538 - Off-load engine to re-sequence data packets within host memory: A re-sequencing system offloads the cycle intensive task of re-sequencing TCP packets from host memory using a partial offload engine to re-sequence out-of-sequence data packets. However, as opposed to re-ordering the actual data packets, no actual data copy is needed. Instead, packet descriptors associated with each data packet are generated,... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20070081540 - Emergency services notification from an atm system and methods: Systems, methods, and software are described for facilitating contact with an emergency services provider from an ATM. An ATM network host computer system may receive a first communications signal from the ATM, comprising a request for emergency services. The ATM network host may determine an emergency services provider providing service... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070081541 - Line concentrator, relay control method, relay control program, storage medium storing the relay control program, information processing device, dhcp server, dhcp processing method, dhcp processing program, storage medium storing the dhcp processing progr: A line concentrator classifies printers connected via a communications network into groups according to the capabilities of the printers and includes a storage section which stores a VLAN table classifying the printers into groups and listing virtual addresses corresponding to the respective groups. When a monitoring section receives data addressed... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20070081542 - Apparatus and methods for establishing virtual private networks in a broadband network: Service providers can reduce multiple overlay networks by creating multiple logical service networks (LSNs) on the same physical or optical fiber network. The LSNs are established by the service provider and can be characterized by traffic type, bandwidth, delay, hop count, guaranteed information rates and/or restoration priorities. Once established, the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070081544 - Gateway apparatus, server apparatus, and method for address management: A gateway apparatus obtains IPv6 address information assigned to a monitoring camera by using a camera search unit and assigns a host name to the monitoring camera by using a camera information registration unit, the monitoring camera being connected to the gateway apparatus via a network. The gateway apparatus stores... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070081543 - Network utilization control apparatus and method of using: In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) apparatus includes a first communications unit and a processing unit. The first communications unit sends and receives message packets over a wide area network (WAN), and the processing unit controls the sending and receiving of message... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070081545 - Voice over internet protocol terminal and communication method thereof: A VoIP terminal including at least one IPv6-based VoIP application and a communication method thereof. The VoIP terminal converts IPv6 address information into an IPv4 address format of a receiving terminal, the IPv6 address information allowing a VoIP application to communicate with the receiving terminal, transmits a first message including... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070081546 - High bus bandwidth transfer using split data bus: Methods and apparatus for achieving high bus bandwidth transfer using a split data bus. A data bus is split into multiple segments whose access is, individually controlled by an arbitration control unit in a manner that supports concurrent data transfers. Thus, the split data bus is able to concurrently transfer... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070081547 - Methods and systems for customized multi-application channel control: Methods and devices are provided to aid in the control of a channel used in communicating data packets between a first communication device and a communication device with which the first communication device is communicating. For an open session occurring on the channel, the channel can be in an active... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20070081548 - System and method of optimizing the static segment schedule and cycle length of a time triggered communication protocol: An internal communication system adapted for communicatively coupling a plurality of nodes during a cycle, wherein the cycle presents a cycle length and a plurality of static temporal slots. The system includes at least one communication channel, and an electronic control unit configured to optimize a schedule of time-triggered internodal... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20070081549 - Network tap/aggregator configured for power over ethernet operation: A network tap device array capable of being powered by a power-over Ethernet (“POE”) supply is disclosed. The array enables data from multiple nodes in a communications network to be tapped and forwarded to a plurality of monitoring devices. In one embodiment the network tap device array includes a chassis... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070081550 - Network-accessible database of remote services: The systems, methods, means, and computer program products disclosed herein provide a framework and tools for creating composite services from the array of services available as distributed, loosely structured, ad hoc, remote programming interfaces on the Internet. The framework includes metaservices for coordinating the execution of multiple services in a... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20070081551 - Communication apparatus, communication system and communication method: It is an object of the invention to provide a communication apparatus, a communication system and a communication method enabling efficient transmission in accordance with a situation of a wired transmission line and capable of reducing an influence by a radiation power of the transmission line. The communication apparatus of... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070081552 - Systems and methods for making serial ports of existing computers available over a network: Systems and methods for making serial ports of existing computers available over a network are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiments the system may comprise a serial controller for locally controlling at least one serial port at a network computer. The management processor operates in a first mode to disable local... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070081553 - Network tap device powered by power over ethernet: A network tap device that is configured for operation in a copper Gigabit Ethernet communications network using a power-over-Ethernet (“POE”) electrical supply is disclosed. In one embodiment, a network tap device powered by a POE supply is disclosed, comprising first and second network ports that are configured with receptacles for... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070081554 - Bandwidth allocation: Access to a communications resource is controlled by limiting the maximum capacity made available to each of a plurality of users, by ranking the users according to their usage of the resource over a previous period, and restricting the availability of resource to each user by a restriction factor allocated... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070081555 - Packet loss prevention during handoff through managed buffer nodes architecture: In preferred embodiments, a wireless network system features buffering of data packets transmitted to mobile nodes. The system is transparent to the mobile node, so that the mobile node is not required to request service from the network, or negotiate service parameters with the network. An EAPOL-Start and binding update... Agent: Watchstone P + D
20070081556 - Antenna management system: A system maintains quality of service of a wireless network. The system includes a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer. The first layer configures a directional antenna to transmit and receive in particular sectors based on antenna gain, transmission power, and beam width. The second layer communicates... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20070081557 - Multiple aggregation protocol sessions in a daisy chain network: Various systems and methods that allow multiple aggregation protocol sessions to be established in a daisy chain network are disclosed. One method involves sending a first aggregation protocol packet and a first session identifier associated therewith to a first network device via a first interface and sending a second aggregation... Agent: Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, LLP
20070081558 - System for reordering sequenced based packets in a switching network: System for reordering sequenced based packets in a switching network. The system includes time stamp logic that operates to associate a receive time indicator with each received data packet. The system also includes Enqueue logic that operates to compute an expiration time for each received packet based on the receive... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20070081559 - Adaptive receiver: A receiver includes a sample rate converter configured to receive an input data stream having a variable data rate and to output a data stream having a fixed data rate. In some embodiments, the input data stream corresponds to digital video, digital audio and/or metadata, while in other embodiments the... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP.
20070081560 - Method and system for fast channel change in a communication device: An association table associates each program stream of a plurality of program streams with a MAC domain, with a channel frequency and with a multicast address. If a subscriber device selects a content program different from a current program, a determination is made whether the new program is serviced by... Agent: Arris International, Inc
20070081562 - Method and device for stream synchronization of real-time multimedia transport over packet network: A method for stream synchronization of real-time multimedia transport over a packet network, in which the multimedia includes a first stream and a second stream which are buffered and played through buffers. The method includes: measuring average transport delays of the first and second streams; measuring transport delay jitters of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070081561 - Single ended solution for estimation of bandwidth delay product: The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program product for estimating the bandwidth delay product at a single node of a network by calculating the delay of a data packet transmission at that node, also determining observed bandwidth at that node, and then multiplying the delay by the... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070081563 - Synchronization device and synchronization method in digital broadcast receiver: A decoding device and a decoding method in a digital broadcast receiver are provided, in which received packet data is demultiplexed into video data and audio data, and decoding control signals of the respective data are extracted. An Estimated Program Clock Reference (EPCR) is generated from the decoding control signal... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.04/05/2007 > 190 patent applications in 69 patent subcategories. patents by class relation
20070076580 - Signal transmitting circuit: An exemplary signal transmitting circuit includes a driving circuit, a main transmission line, a resistor, a node and a plurality of receiving circuits. The driving circuit is coupled to the node via the resistor and the main transmission line. Each of the receiving circuits is coupled to the node via... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070076583 - Bi-directional communication channel: In a unidirectional or broadcasting communication system using OFDM transmission from a base station to subscriber units, a device for achieving a bi-directional channel comprising: A. a transmitter in the subscriber units for transmitting signals that are orthogonal to signals transmitted from the base station and are also orthogonal to... Agent: Zion Hadad
20070076581 - Radio apparatus and communication system: A control unit generates packet signals while controlling an interface (IF) unit, a modulation unit and a baseband processing unit. While dividing each packet signal into a plurality of partial periods, the control unit assigns data to at least part of each of the plurality of partial periods and sets... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070076582 - Radio apparatus and communication system utilizing the same: Using as a reference a known signal assigned to one of a plurality of streams that constitute a packet signal, a control unit applies a cyclic timing shift to known signals assigned to the other streams so as to produce packet signals which are to be transmitted finally. While varying... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070076584 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076585 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076586 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076587 - Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving packet data control channel in an ofdma wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for transmitting a packet data control channel in an OFDMA wireless communication system are provided. The method includes dividing control information for user data transmitted during a specific frame into a packet data control channel to be transmitted in a diversity mode and a packet data... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070076589 - Method and device for handling ranging signals in a wireless communications network: A method is described for detecting and/or estimating a ranging signal in a wireless communications network, wherein the ranging signal comprises a plurality of tiles. The method comprising the steps of: (i) carrying out a plurality of mathematical correlations for one or more of the plurality of tiles but less... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070076588 - System and method for achieving crest factor reduction for multi-carrier modulation in a wireless communication network: A system and method for achieving crest factor (CF) reduction for multi-carrier modulation in a wireless communication network (100), such as an ad-hoc peer-to-peer multi-hopping mobile wireless communication network (100). The system and method use the properties of the Inverse Fourier Transform (TFT) for achieving crest-factor reduction. Specifically, the system... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070076591 - Method and system of providing redundancy in a network device: Systems and methods for redundancy in a network device are disclosed. An exemplary device comprises: a controller residing on a data forwarding element (DFE), the DFE performing data forwarding operations; and a first and a second control processor. Each of the control processors has either an active role or a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076590 - Selecting one of multiple redundant network access points on a node within an industrial process control network: A method and network access point selection logic are described for a redundantly connected industrial LAN node including at least primary and backup network access points. Network connectivity is determined by a redundantly connected node by testing connectivity between the node's primary and backup physical network access points. Upon detecting... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070076592 - Non-invasive frequency rollback apparatus and method: A spare receiver in a CMTS is used to non-invasively test the signal quality of an original channel frequency of a receiver which has been tuned to another channel frequency so the operator can retune the receiver to its original channel frequency without disrupting subscriber operations. The spare receiver is... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070076593 - Vehicle control system: In a vehicle control system in which a large number of ECUs operate in coordination via a network, each node has an intra-network node status determination section, other node's status decision transmitting/other nodes status decision receiving section, and failed-node identification section. The nodes exchange decisions made by the intra-network node... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070076594 - Method and system of providing redundancy in a network device: Systems and methods for redundancy in a network device are disclosed. An exemplary network device comprises: a plurality of data forwarding elements (DFEs); and a redundant control plane. The redundant control plane comprises: an active control processor for configuring forwarding operation of each of the DFEs; an active layer-2 switch... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076595 - Power line communication method and apparatus: A power line communication (PLC) method includes determining whether a destination communication apparatus to receive a data packet can directly communicate without using a repeater, transmitting the data packet to the destination communication apparatus when the destination communication apparatus can directly communicate without using the repeater, and transmitting the data... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20070076596 - Method and apparatus for implementing a blind seamless channel change: A method and apparatus for implementing a blind seamless channel change (BSCC) when at least one of a plurality of wireless communication devices is jammed on a current communication channel includes the first wireless communication device transmitting a BSCC message on the current communication channel to a second wireless communication... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070076602 - Flow control in computer networks: The decision within a packet processing device to transmit a newly arriving packet into a queue to await processing or to discard the same packet is made by a flow control method and system. The flow control is updated with a constant period determined by storage and flow rate limits.... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20070076598 - Method and apparatus for preventing activation of a congestion control process: The invention comprises a method and apparatus that prevents the activation of a congestion controlling process that would otherwise be activated in response any packet loss condition. The congestion controlling process is inhibited when a congestion parameter associated indicates that the packet loss condition is not caused by congestion.... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070076597 - Method and apparatus of multi-entity wireless communication adapter: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for a multi-entity wireless communication adapter having a traffic management configuration to selectively associate at least first and second signal traffics corresponding to a basic service set station entity and an independent basic service set entity, respectively, with a shared... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20070076600 - Method and system for priority based routing: A method and system for routing a data packet, intended for a destination node, from a source node to a first intermediate node in a network is useful for improving the efficiency of the network. The method includes determining a priority level for a user of the source node and... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070076601 - Nodes for managing congestion and traffic flow by considering the minimization of link utilization values: Traffic demands are routed across links of an information network so as to avoid congestion and allow for future traffic growth. Traffic demands from a source node to a destination node of the network are monitored, including bandwidths associated with each of the demands. For each demand, and for a... Agent: Capitol Patent & Trademark Law Firm, PLLC Attn: John Curtin
20070076599 - System and method for providing integrated services across cryptographic boundaries in a network: A method for providing network integrated services based ReSerVation Protocol across a cryptographic network boundary includes assigning one or more DiffServ forwarding classifications to correspond to IntServ requests for QoS provisioning. A daemon in the QoS Service Provider module signals the QoS upon detecting data packets indicating a DiffServ forwarding... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC
20070076603 - System and method for providing session admission control: A system and method for providing session admission control are provided. Generally, a source of a communication request and a session director are utilized. The session director allocates bandwidth to accommodate a bandwidth allocation request from the source, ensures that quantity of the allocated bandwidth is appropriate for transmission of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076604 - Multimedia data flow dropping: The present invention introduces a congestion control mechanism for constant bit rate (CBR) multimedia data flows in cable operator IP networks. A flow drop method within a congestion control unit of the present invention chooses a subset of multimedia data flows to drop, in whole, to alleviate a congestion condition.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070076608 - Providing radio access between cellular and internet protocol-based wireless communication networks: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for providing radio access in a communication system by inter-working between at least two packet-based networks, such as heterogeneous cellular networks including a cellular network and an Internet Protocol (IP)-based wireless data network. The method includes enabling a packet routing path... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076607 - Quality of service based on logical port identifier for broadband aggregation networks: A provider edge (PE) device provides subscribers with access to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) network. The subscribers are connected to the PE device via a broadband aggregation device. The PE device includes a processor operable to snoop control plane traffic for a logical identifier that allows subscriber traffic having... Agent: Burgess & Bereznak LLP
20070076605 - Quality of service testing of communications networks: Network testing is conducted using a pair of traffic agents that acts as sender and receiver endpoints. The sending traffic agent generates and transmits a stream of packet batches, each batch being composed of high and low priority packets in a predetermined sending order. The receiving traffic agent analyzes the... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20070076606 - Statistical trace-based methods for real-time traffic classification: Apparatus and methods for real-time traffic classification based on off-line determined traffic classification rules are provided. Traces of real traffic are obtained and subjected to statistical analysis. The statistical analysis identifies domain the a multidimensional space of characteristic traffic parameters. Classification rules associated with the identified domains are derived and... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070076609 - Method and equipment for performing aggregate-portion-specific flow shaping in packet-switched telecommunications: The invention relates to a method and equipment for performing aggregate-portion-specific flow shaping in packet-switched telecommunications, in such a way that the traffic flows (V1-VL) arriving in the system can be arbitrarily bundled into shaping groups and the speed properties (CIR, PIR, CBS) of an aggregate portion formed of packets... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070076612 - Call admission control within a wireless network: A method, network switch, and system for communication within a wireless network is disclosed. An association request from a wireless station is received at an access point. A determination is made whether a reservation threshold for a pre-determined number of wireless stations for the access point has been met. If... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076611 - Detecting anomalies from acceptable traffic affected by anomalous traffic: Detecting anomalies includes receiving acceptable traffic affected by an influencing interaction with anomalous traffic having anomalies. The influencing interaction yields an effect on the acceptable traffic, where the effect indicates the presence of the anomalies. Features of the acceptable traffic are monitored, where a monitored feature is operable to detect... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070076610 - Techniques using channel utilization metrics to avoid network under utilization for mesh flow control: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising using a flow control technique in a distributed communication wireless network to notify traffic sources of transmission rates which would be appropriate for a given network state and to detect congestion and under utilization in the wireless network, and increasing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076613 - Method for dynamically adjusting token bucket sizes: The invention includes a method for determining a maximum size of a token bucket. One method includes detecting a condition and determining the maximum token bucket size in response to the condition. The condition may include one of a packet drop and a reduction of a current token bucket size,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070076614 - Method for changing channels in wireless communication terminal and content service system: A method for changing channels in a wireless communication terminal includes requesting real-time content of a first channel from a content service system; receiving and playing the requested real-time content of the first channel after establishing a session with the content service system; requesting channel change from the content service... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20070076615 - Non-blocking destination-based routing networks: A route computation algorithm, a load-balancing scheme inside a router for making a hop-by-hop routing network (such as the Internet) nonblocking are described in this patent. The output of the route computation algorithm includes a set of link weights that determine the paths of the hop-by-hop routing network. The route... Agent: Elizabeth Chien-hale
20070076616 - Communication system hierarchical testing systems and methods - entity dependent automatic selection of tests: Hierarchical testing systems and methods for testing communication systems are disclosed. Testing functions which test entities such as equipment or services of a communication system are classified into testing function groups. The testing function groups have an order which is based on an order of operational dependencies in the communication... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070076617 - Sensor network and method for maintaining a task using a query cache: A sensor network and method for task maintenance query using a query cache are provided. When a query generated by a user is transmitted through a relay node to a sensor node, the relay node can accurately transmit the query to a newly installed sensor node or a sensor node... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070076618 - Ip communication device and ip communication system therefor: A pair of IP communication devices (called a source device and a destination device) perform communication using IP packets (e.g., MAC frames or jumbo frames) over a communication path lying therebetween. The IP communication device checks whether or not the size of an MAC frame exceeds the maximum frame size... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20070076620 - Apparatus and method for management information base table for storing and accessing medium sensing time histogram measurement results: A Medium Sensing Time Histogram Table structure is provided for inclusion in a Management Information Base (MIB) for storing and accessing Medium Sensing Time Histogram measurement results, such as Medium Sensing Time Histogram Measurement Reports. A predetermined number of entries may be provided in the Medium Sensing Time Histogram Report... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070076625 - Data communication apparatus: An object of the present invention is to provide a data communication apparatus for performing communication of an IP packet in accordance with a plurality of communication protocols, which can reduce generation of an unnecessary configuration and unnecessary processing. The data communication apparatus according to the present invention includes a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070076627 - Efficient accumulation of performance statistics in a multi-port network: Computer networks are provided with a resource efficient ability to generate link performance statistics. To calculate the average link utilization per I/O operation, a first counter accumulates the number of I/O operations processed by a link and a second counter accumulates the time required by the link to complete each... Agent: Law Office Of Dan Shifrin, PC - Ibm
20070076622 - Handling hot spots in interconnection networks: A network may include an interconnection system which allows packets to transit from various sources to various destinations under control of routers. The routers may determine a transit time of packet transit from various sources to a given destination. This information may be used to detect a hot spot within... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC
20070076624 - Method and circuit for processing data in communication networks: A method and circuitry for detecting a pattern in received data such as the A1A2 boundary in a SONET frame after deserialization. Two consecutive pluralities of bytes of incoming data are stored and compared with the A1 and A2 values (or bit shifted versions of the A1 and A2 values)... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070076623 - Method and system for transparent tcp offload: Certain aspects of a method and system for transparent transmission control protocol (TCP) offload are disclosed. Aspects of a method may include collecting TCP segments in a network interface card (NIC) processor without transferring state information to a host system. The collected TCP segments may be buffered in a coalescer.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070076621 - Method for policing-based adjustments to transmission window size: The invention includes a method for determining a window size for a connection. One method according to the invention includes determining a peak information rate for the connection, determining a round trip time for the connection, and determining the window size using the peak information rate and the round trip... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070076626 - Methods and apparatus for dynamically adjusting a data packet window size for data packet transmission in a wireless communication network: In one illustrative example, a method in a wireless router system for transmitting data packets to a mobile communication device through the wireless communication network based upon a round trip time associated with communication of each data packet is provided. The round trip time is a time period between the... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center
20070076631 - Method and apparatus for managing a random access communication system: There is provided a method and apparatus for managing a random access communication system. More specifically, there is provided calculating a first value representative of a transmission success rate between first and second wireless nodes, wherein the transmissions from the first node create interference at a third node, calculating a... Agent: Michael G. Fletcher Fletcher Yoder
20070076633 - Method of implementing multicast routing system in mobile ad-hoc network environment: Disclosed is a method of implementing a multicast routing system in a mobile ad-hoc network environment. The method includes causing control packets for data transmission to be transmitted from a source node to object nodes in accordance with a predetermined method when data to be transmitted from the source node... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070076634 - Network management apparatus and network system: A network management apparatus and a network management system are provided which are capable of reducing setting workloads required when an initial setting operation of a network communication apparatus is performed, and a network structure is changed. The network management apparatus acquires information as to respective network communication apparatus which... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith Hazel & Thomas LLP
20070076628 - Network modeling system and method of simulating network operation with configurable node models: A node model of the present invention is employed by a network modeling and simulation system and includes a communication protocol stack with a plurality of protocol layers. Each protocol layer includes communication functions. The protocol layer functions are each represented by one or more distinct software implementations that are... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20070076632 - Network port for tracing a connection topology: A network port and method for tracing a connection topology between at least two connected devices are described. The network port includes a logic circuit connected with a communication path for connecting with another network port. The logic circuit is arranged to generate and transmit a trace signal responsive to... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070076629 - Parallel constraint based path computation using path vector: Methods of computing a path through a network between a source node and a destination node. At the source node, an explore message is launched into at least one link hosted by the source node. The explore message includes a path vector containing a node identifier of the source node.... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20070076630 - Peer name resolution protocol simple application program interface: An application program interface (API) for sending and receiving endpoint registration data and peer-to-peer network cloud data has a registration call for adding endpoint data to a peer-to-peer network. The API may receive explicit data regarding address information or may be instructed to select and maintain suitable address information as... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (microsoft)
20070076635 - Mechanism to implement a layer 2 gateway: A system in an operating system of a first network device for using Spanning Tree Protocol to determine a port of a device in a first administrative domain to transmit data between the first network device and a second administrative domain. The system determines each port in a device of... Agent: Sierra Patent Group, Ltd.
20070076636 - Method and system for designing ring-based telecommunications networks: A method and system for designing a bi-connected ring-based network is provided, which designs from scratch or converts an existing network to a dual-homed ring-based network. The network covers the locations capable of being bi-connected with one or more cycles/rings. The traffic demand is then routed via the cycles, in... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd
20070076637 - Method and system for managing wtru resources in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for reducing the number of time slots allocated to a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) by a serving cell in a time division duplex (TDD) wireless communication system that comprises a plurality of cells and a radio network controller (RNC) wherein each cell serves WTRUs in a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070076638 - Localization for low cost sensor network: Wireless devices, systems and approaches or methods having the capability of determining the location of a given wireless device. An example system includes a wireless device that generates at least one pulse as a part of an output signal, and the at least one pulse is captured by anchor devices... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070076643 - Method and apparatus for adaptive multi-stage multi-threshold detection of paging indicators in wireless communication systems: A method and system is disclosed for detecting paging indicators using a multi-stage and multi-threshold detection mechanism so that a mobile terminal can be removed from an idle mode appropriately. After receiving a first paging indicator, it is determined whether a first indicator measurement corresponding to the first paging indicator... Agent: L. Howard Chen, Esq. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP
20070076640 - Method and system for indicating wireless interconnectivity: A method and system for indicating wireless interconnectivity between at least two electronic devices is useful for configuring wireless networks. The method includes activating at each device a wireless networking communication interface (step 305). At least one other device is then identified at each device (step 310). It is then... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070076642 - Method for configuring a wireless distribution system and optimize method thereof: A method for configuring a wireless distribution system is provided. In the method, a target node starts a building procedure and begins to broadcast a building information. A joining node starts a scanning procedure for scanning all channels available and locks one channel used by the target node. The joining... Agent: J.c. Patents, Inc.
20070076641 - Method of signaling traffic mode transition in a wireless communications system: In a UMTS wireless communication system a UE autonomously determines that it is going to transit from an active traffic mode into an idle traffic mode and informs the NodeBs in its active set that it is doing so. It does so either by using Layer 1 signaling, using the... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator
20070076639 - System and method for communicating with fixed and mobile subscriber stations in broadband wireless access networks: Embodiments of System and Method for Communicating within Broadband Wireless Networks are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070076644 - Method for reducing discarded slots and frames in a wireless communications system: A method is provided for controlling communications between a base station and a mobile device. The method comprises determining the actual transmission gap and only discarding slots and/or frames that overlap with the actual transmission gap. Slots and/or frames that overlap with a scheduled transmission gap but are outside the... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076646 - Peer-to-peer message chaining for initiating a data exchange with a server: A system and method are directed towards enabling a server to activate a plurality of peer devices. The server may send a notification to a first peer device and employ subsequent peer devices to send further notifications to other peer devices in a sequence of peer devices, thereby reducing a... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20070076645 - Signal repeater system: A signal repeater system in a repeater unit having a repeater receiver, a repeater transmitter, a controller, a power source, and an optional network interface. The repeater unit performs an authentication of security codes contained in the received communication signals. If validly authenticated, the repeater unit retransmits the communication signals... Agent: Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor & Weber
20070076647 - Apparatus and method for controlling stand-alone mode of mobile terminal: An apparatus and method for controlling a stand-alone mode of a mobile terminal is provided. When the mobile terminal is turned on, the controller switches the mobile terminal to the stand-alone mode using a stored control signal. A stand-alone mode of a mobile terminal can be continuously maintained even when... Agent: Jonathan Y. Kang, Esq. Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka, P.C.
20070076648 - Method and apparatus for enhanced wlan access point bandwidth via use of a wlan mailbox: Method and apparatus for enhanced WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) wireless access point (AP) bandwidth via use of a WLAN mailbox. A WLAN mailbox is implemented in an integrated circuit employed by the wireless AP that is coupled to a WLAN sub-system including a WLAN controller and WLAN radio hardware... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076652 - On-vehicle information terminal: An on-vehicle information terminal that conducts communication with a road side communication device (base station) located on a road includes a transmitter/receiver section that communicates with the road side communication device, a voice output section that outputs data from the road side communication device which is received by the transmitter/receiver... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070076651 - Optimized scheduling method for delay-sensitive traffic on high speed shared packet data channels: The present invention supports a scheduling protocol on a wireless communication network to transmit data packets stored in a queue from a user. Two performance metrics are generated and summed to provide a priority. The performance metrics are based on the delay for the data packets stored in the queue... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20070076653 - Packet routing in a wireless communications environment: The claimed subject matter relates to performing routing in a wireless communications system. In more detail, each device associated with a wireless packet-switched network may not be aware of an identity and/or address of a particular point of attachment with respect to a wireless terminal. A data packet that should... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076650 - System and method for a communication protocol for wireless sensor systems including systems with high priority asynchronous message and low priority synchronous message: A method for initializing a wireless network is provided which includes discovering at least one node of the wireless network that is within hearing range of a base station of the wireless network, authenticating the at least one discovered node, assigning a node identifier to the at least one discovered... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076649 - Techniques for heterogeneous radio cooperation: A cooperative communications manager module establishes a first wireless link with a client device using a first channel frequency and dispatches a first message to the client device over the first channel frequency. The cooperative communications manager module establishes a second wireless link with a destination node and controls the... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC
20070076654 - Mapping control information to a dedicated physical control channel: The present invention provides a method of wireless communication involving at least one mobile unit and at least one base station configured to transmit data over first and second data channels and corresponding first and second control channels. The method includes accessing control information associated with data to be transmitted... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076655 - Method and system for providing a modified timed division multiple access (tdma) for reduced delay: A method for shared access of a communication channel is provided, which includes dividing access to the communication channel into a plurality of time slots, and allocating the time slots, at least partially, based on a priority of use of the communication channel.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076657 - Method for channel agility in wireless access points: A system and method comprising automatically detecting signal activity associated with a frequency band having a plurality of channels for wireless communication, automatically identifying at least one channel having a low level of signal activity relative to one or more other channels associated with the frequency band, and selecting at... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070076656 - Method for transmitting information of a mobile station through a wlan: A method for transmitting information of a mobile station through a wireless local area network (WLAN) is provided. The WLAN includes a plurality of access points and a plurality of mobile stations, and is coupled to a management server. One mobile station communicates with one of the access points by... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070076658 - Provision of qos treatment based upon multiple requests: The claimed subject matter relates to providing quality of service treatment to a subscriber (e.g., wireless terminal) based upon requests made on behalf of the subscriber by a plurality of logically separate entities from the subscriber. For instance, two network infrastructure devices, such as application servers, can initiate separate requests... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076660 - System and method for providing simultaneous multiple push-to-talk over cellular multimedia service: A system and method provide simultaneous multiple push-to-talk (PTT) over cellular (PoC) multimedia service, and enable a PoC client performing an OMA PoC multimedia communication service to be simultaneously provided with a plurality of media streams, and also allows efficient media transmission through media adaptation adjusting capacity of each of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070076659 - Wireless receiving apparatus and antenna verification method: A wireless receiving apparatus according to an embodiment of the invention can communicate with a wireless transmitting apparatus that implements a closed-loop transmit diversity scheme using a first antenna and a second antenna. An antenna verification unit of the wireless receiving apparatus verifies a weight vector added to at least... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070076664 - Handoff decision making for heterogeneous network environments: A method and apparatus of handoff decision making for heterogeneous network environments are described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving session initiation protocol (SIP) messages from a mobile device via a wireless local area network (WLAN). The SIP messages contain data identifying at least one current network characteristic. The... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076662 - Handoffs in a wireless local area network: The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device, and method for handing off a mobile communications device between access points in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). The mobile communications device includes a processor configured to access a database having service quality information for access points in a WLAN,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076661 - Method of performing handoffs in wireless local area networks: In the method, communication is established between a mobile device and access points in a wireless local area network by first connecting to a first access point on a first channel. After the first connection is established, the method determines whether a second access point is available before disconnecting from... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070076663 - Providing handoff in a spread spectrum wireless communications system for high rate packet data: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for wireless communication between a wireless unit and a set of base stations. The method includes signaling the wireless unit about a plurality of transmissions of same packet data from the set of base stations to enable a soft handoff on... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076667 - Apparatus, method and computer program product to provide flow_id management in mac sub-layer for packet-optimized radio link layer: A series of logical channel identifiers LCIDs, each associated with one radio link service profile RLSP, is stored in a local memory. The local memory is accessed whenever a LCID is taken into use for identifying an active logical channel, and each RLSP includes a set of radio link service... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070076668 - Downlink synchronization channels transparent to shared channel users: The specification and drawings present a new method, system, apparatus and software product for locating synchronization channels (SCH) in a downlink which are received by a user equipment (UE), such that the downlink synchronization channels are transparent to shared channel users (or UE) which can be used, e.g., in evolving... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070076669 - Multi-channel communication method and apparatus using plural markov chain monte carlo simulations: A technique for estimating channel data probability in a multi-user or multiple-input multiple-output communication system is disclosed. The technique uses parallel Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulation to select a plurality of hypothetical channel data patterns. Channel data bit probabilities are obtained by summing conditional bit probabilities, where the conditional bit... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20070076666 - Multi-wideband communications over power lines: Systems and methods for communicating over a power line are configured to substantially simultaneously communicate over a plurality of wide band frequency ranges. Signals may be communicated two or from a communication node at two different frequencies simultaneously. These signals may be exchanged with different nodes and/or include independent data.... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20070076665 - System and method for seamless roaming between wireless network: A method for the seamless switching of a wireless device between wireless wide area networks (WWANs) and wireless local area networks (WLANS) includes automatically detecting the available WWANs and WLANs, selecting one of the available networks for use by the wireless device, and connecting the wireless device to the selected... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd
20070076670 - Group scheduling in wireless communication systems: A wireless communication network (100) wherein information is communicated in frames comprising multiple sub-frames, including grouping a terminal in first and second groups, assigning the first and second groups to less than all sub-frames in a frame, assigning a control channel of at least one assigned sub-frame to the first... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070076674 - Apparatus and method locating a mobile communication unit: Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a method ascertaining location of a mobile communication unit with respect to at least one fixed access point, each respective location of each respective access point of the at least one fixed access point being known, may include: (a) transmitting a... Agent: Law Office Of Donald D. Mondul C/o Portfolioip
20070076675 - Hyper throughput method for wirless local area network: A hyper throughput packet transmission method for a wireless local area network operating in burst and protection mode is provided. A first CTS frame is sent, comprising an NAV to reserve the medium for a duration. Upon completion of the first CTS frame delivery, a plurality of data frames are... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076672 - Method and system for controlling ad-hoc membership in wireless networks to improve battery life: A method (100) and system (10) for controlling ad-hoc membership in wireless networks to improve battery life includes determining (102) the capabilities of each of the members of a network and upon launching an application at a member, determining (104) a profile of members of the network required to support... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070076671 - System and method for network infrastructure driven context setup to facilitate roaming: A method and system for network infrastructure driven context setup to facilitate roaming for a client coupled to the network. The method includes generating an optimized list of the client's neighbors. The list is suitably generated either statically or dynamically based on any number of parameters managed by the network... Agent: Tucker, Ellis & West LLP
20070076673 - System and method to discover and maintain multiple routes in a wireless communication network: An improved system and method for discovering and maintaining multiple routes in a wireless communication network (100), in particular, a wireless multi-hopping ad-hoc peer-to-peer communication network (100). The system and method use a combination of proactive and reactive routing protocols to effectively and efficiently discover and maintain multiple routes between... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070076676 - Power line communication adaptor and power line communication system: According to one embodiment, a power line communication adaptor includes a power converter section which coverts an AC voltage supplied from a power line to a DC voltage driving a communication terminal, a signal converter which demodulates a communication signal superimposed on the AC voltage, which converts the demodulated communication... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070076677 - Method and apparatus for control channel transmission and reception: A method and apparatus for control channel transmission and reception is provided herein. In particular, the use of a partitioned and structured control channel is provided that leverages the benefits of common control while maintaining favorable aspects of dedicated control. During operation, control information is distributed over a number of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070076678 - Shared channel structure, arq systems and methods: A forward link design is provided employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies in which time division multiplexing is employed between data and control information on the forward link to service multiple users per slot. Another forward link design employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies is provided in which... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20070076679 - Signaling method, system, base station and mobile station: In a system for transmitting a plurality of data flows from a mobile station to a base station, combinations of capacities which are given from a radio network controller are optionally or quickly modified in the mobile station to be sent to the base station. The combinations of capacities are... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070076682 - Access probe randomization for wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for randomizing access probes from co-located mobile terminals in order to reduce collisions is provided. By each mobile terminal or group of mobile terminals computing a random delay between a minimum delay value and a maximum delay value and using the random delay to delay the... Agent: Jonathan Y. Kang, Esq. Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka, P.C.
20070076681 - Method and apparatus for dynamically allocating internet protocol address inwireless network: A method and apparatus for dynamically allocating an Internet Protocol (IP) address in a wireless network associates a wireless network device in a specified wireless network and sets an IP address by using an association value of a network ID of the wireless network and a logical address used to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070076680 - Segmented data delivery over non-reliable link: A method of transmitting data. The method includes receiving data to be transmitted to a receiver, determining information on the structure of the received data, segmenting the received data into segments, in a manner determined responsive to the determined structure information and transmitting the segments to the receiver.... Agent: Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-cohen LLP
20070076684 - Apparatus and method for relaying ranging messages in multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for relaying Ranging messages in a multi-hop relay BWA system. A RS receives a Ranging Request message from an MS, reconfigures the received Ranging Request message into a Relay Ranging Request message, and transmits the Relay Ranging Request message to a serving BS. Thereafter,... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070076683 - Low power module for a station of a wireless communication system and related method: The invention relates to a low power module, and in particular, to a low power module applied in a station of a wireless communication system. A low power module includes a first MAC module, a second MAC module, a low power switch register, a control register unit, a slow clock... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076687 - Method and apparatus for accessing communication data relevant to a target entity identified by a number string: Service resource items (49) for use in call setup in a telephone system are held on servers (58) that are connected to a computer network which is logically distinct from the telephone system infrastructure, this computer network may, for example, make use of the Internet. Each service resource item (49)... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20070076686 - Method for efficient routing in a wireless mesh network: Provided is an efficient routing method for a wireless mesh network. In a method of processing routing control messages in a source node in a wireless mesh network system including the source node having transmission data and a relay node for relaying the data from the source node, the source... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070076685 - Programmable routing for frame-packet based frame processing: A programmable frame router identifies different types of incoming frames and directs frames for processing to a processing engine or to a processor. The programmable frame router operates at the transport layer and receives frames from the link layer. The frame router stores programmable frame routing attributes that are used... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076700 - Alternative means for public telephone information services: A method is provided for managing network services between a plurality of networks comprising receiving an Internet Protocol data packet with a corresponding address from a first network source, wherein the Internet Protocol data packet comprises a header and a payload and the payload of said Internet Protocol data packet... Agent: Greenberg & Lieberman, LLC
20070076688 - Communications network and method for transmitting data in a communications network: The invention relates to a communications network comprising a large number of nodes (1, 2, . . . , 7), at least two (1, 7) of which are connected via at least two different routes (1-2-3, 3-4, 4-7; 1-2-3, 3-5, 5-6, 6-7). At least one of said routes comprises a... Agent: Kirschstein, Ottinger, Israel & Schiffmiller, P.C.
20070076697 - Distributed codec for packet-based communications: A packet-based communications system is provided, including: a client communications module for transmitting digital audio signals to a user interface device over a local area network (LAN) and for receiving digital audio signals from the user interface device, a voice packet module, and a network protocol module for transmitting data... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070076690 - Filtering of malformed data packets in wireless communication: Packet filtering is performed to detect for and discard malformed data packets that would be discarded by a wireless network if received from a wireless device. A cdma2000 network may restart a PPP session upon receiving (1) malformed data packets with source IPv4 addresses different from IPv4 addresses (if any)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076689 - Forward and backward reproduction of a signal from stream data: A data stream contains segments with reproducible signal data that has been encoded with a variable length encoding scheme. Each segment also contains first and second information about the length of the signal data in the segment, stored at predetermined relative positions with respect to the start and end of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070076698 - Group communication method, communication device and management device: A group communication method capable of performing group communication without additional functions provided on a network and with preventing excessive network traffic. Each communication device first transmits an enrollment message. A providing device groups the communication devices, creates a group key specifying the communication devices that are identified as a... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070076691 - Method and apparatus for allowing peering relationships between telecommunications networks: A method for provisioning a peering relationship between the multimedia networks in a telecommunications system. The method comprises registering a customer with at least one of the multimedia networks; constructing the customer's mapping and routing data (including initial filter criteria) within each of the networks; synchronizing the customer's mapping and... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20070076692 - Method and apparatus for providing virtual private access links in a communication network: A method and apparatus for providing an overlay structure in the access portion of a packet network, e.g., a VoIP network, that allows enterprise customers to place their traffic on virtual private links for both signaling and media traffic are disclosed. The method partitions the VoIP access network components so... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070076695 - Method and apparatus for translating a telephone number to a packet network address in a soft modem: Methods and apparatus are provided for translating a telephone number to a packet network address in a soft modem. A connection over a network is established to a device by receiving a request to establish a connection over a network to a device, the request including a telephone number associated... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070076693 - Scheduling variable bit rate multimedia traffic over a multi-hop wireless network: An arrangement is provided for scheduling VBR multimedia traffic over a multi-hop transmission path in a wireless network so that delivery of the multimedia data over each link may share the available bandwidth of a common channel. A high bit rate and a low bit rate may be used for... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076696 - Use of sip messages for location services: A method and apparatus to facilitate use of session initiation protocol (SIP) messages for location services are described. In one embodiment, a method for a mobile device includes determining that at least one current network characteristic exceeds a threshold, including the current network characteristic in a SIP message, and transmitting... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076694 - Vlan mobility: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for providing VLAN mobility that comprises at least two operations. A first operation involves determining whether a unique identifier of the second network device is within an Association listing. The Association listing includes unique identifiers of networks devices associated with the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076699 - Voip with local call access: The invention provides marketing a telephone service that has an adapter or dongle that is functionally interposed between a telephone and a telephone utility line. The adapter is programmed to receive a voice signal and telephone number transmitted by the telephone. Based on the telephone number, the adapter determines whether... Agent: Hani Z. Sayed, Esq. C/o Rutan & Tucker, LLP
20070076701 - Crossbar switch, information processor, and transfer method: The port input sections generate, when the head flits of a packet are stored in the first and second registers, first and second mediation request signals destined for a desired request destination, and further generate a first notification signal used to notify the presence or absence of the first mediation... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070076709 - Apparatus and method for facilitating a virtual private local area network service with realm specific addresses: A method of processing traffic in a Virtual Private LAN service includes replacing a MAC address from a packet with a realm specific Virtual Private Network address. The packet with the realm specific Virtual Private Network address is then processed.... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
20070076708 - Error protection techniques for frames on a wireless network: Techniques for use of forward error correction (FEC) that may be applied to wireless data packets that may result in reduce errors, which in turn may result in fewer dropped packets and/or retransmissions to provide better multimedia transmission than current techniques.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076706 - Fast reroute in a multiprotocol label switching network: A fast reroute in a multiprotocol label switching network is provided. According to one embodiment, a method for finding a Label Switch Path (LSP) in a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network device is provided. The method comprising retrieving a packet from an receive port having an identifier, searching an improved... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070076707 - Identifying data and/or control packets in wireless communication: The present invention provides a method of wireless communication. The method includes determining whether a packet includes a voice payload or control information based on at least one property of the packet.... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076713 - Method and apparatus for processing shared sub-packets in a communication system: Method and Apparatus for Processing Shared Sub-packets in a Communication System are disclosed. A communication system providing both voice and data services allows for a plurality of subscriber station to share a data sent in a unit of a forward traffic channel. To provide information required by the subscriber stations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076710 - Method and system of routing media packets in a network device: Systems and methods for routing media packets between a plurality of processors and a digital signal processor (DSP) are disclosed. An exemplary device comprises: an egress processor; an ingress processor; conversion logic; and a DSP configured to transcode a payload in the packet. The ingress processor is configured to change... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070076704 - Method for processing received networking traffic while playing audio/video or other media: A method of providing media content (e.g., audio and/or video) and processing data received over a network. Received data may be processed at a reduced rate while at least one media application is running. Received packets may be processed in batches, and media data may be processed in between processing... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070076702 - Method of implementing multimedia protocol passing through network address transform device: The present invention discloses a method of implementing traversal of multimedia protocols through Network Address Translation device, wherein the Network Address Translation (NAT) device establishes a mapping relationship between address of a terminal in a private network and address of a terminal in a public network, and enables the terminal... Agent: Venable LLP
20070076711 - Network router security method: A local network is secured using a router or hub that includes a security switch. During or immediately after initial network configuration, the router or hub records MAC addresses of connected network devices. After initial configuration is completed, the switch is activated. After the switch is activated, the router or... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20070076703 - Packet distribution control method: A packet distribution control method in the case of performing multicast communication in network environment where both networks that support IP multicast and that do not support IP multicast exist. In packet distribution in multicast communication, each end node checks mutually whether or not other end nodes are capable of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070076712 - Processing packet headers: A network interface device interfaces between a host device and a network by receiving packets over the network and passing at least some of those packets to ports of the host device is disclosed. Each packet may comprise a control section having one or more fields indicative of the type... Agent: Weide & Miller, Ltd.
20070076705 - System and method for determining whether docsis-enabled devices in a hfc cable network are co-located: A system and method for determining if DOCSIS-enabled devices (DEDs) connected to an HFC cable network are co-located. Subscriber account data is acquired to determine the DEDs associated with a subscriber account. The MAC address of the DEC is used to obtain the MAC domain to which a DED is... Agent: Roberts, Mardula & Wertheim, LLC
20070076717 - Apparatuses and methods to utilize multiple protocols in a communication system: A two way communication system is adapted for compatible inter-operation of a plurality of devices operating in accordance with a plurality of protocols. The communication system includes a first group of one or more remote devices that interface with a local host in accordance with a first protocol and a... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070076714 - Method and system for transparently transcoding a multicast stream: A method and apparatus for transparently transforming a multicast stream is provided. The method includes transforming the multicast stream in a content engine. The multicast stream has a first bandwidth. The content engine receives a request for the multicast stream from a multicast receiver with a second bandwidth availability. Thereafter,... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070076715 - Method for providing a multicast service within a wireless communications system: A method for implementing an internet protocol multicast service in a wireless communications system is provided. The method comprises receiving content from an internet protocol multicast server at a base station router; and passing the received content over an air interface to a mobile device.... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070076716 - Providing broadcast channel information: A system and method of providing broadcast channel information generates a join message to join a broadcast channel information multicast group, sends the join message to a network, and stores a broadcast channel information table received from the network. Therefore, there is no need to receive broadcast channel information every... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070076718 - Method and system for managing communication of router information: A method and apparatus for managing communication of router information in a network is disclosed. Consumers of the router information are determined on an interface in the network. The interface is set as a passive interface if no consumers are present on the interface. A passive interface is an interface... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070076720 - Method for handling fault between an egress label switching router and a data device connected therewith: Disclosed is a method for handling fault between an Egress LSR and an Egress data device connected with it, including the following steps: an Egress Label Switching Router (LSR) transmitting fault information to an Ingress LSR after detecting a fault of an Egress Work link connected with it; the Ingress... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070076721 - Method of processing traffic information and digital braodcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076719 - Provider backbone bridging - provider backbone transport internetworking: An Ethernet virtual switched sub-network (VSS) is implemented as a virtual hub and spoke architecture overlaid on hub and spoke connectivity built of a combination of Provider Backbone Transport (spokes) and a provider backbone bridged sub-network (hub). Multiple VSS instances are multiplexed over top of the PBT/PBB infrastructure. A loop... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070076722 - Method and system for 10gbase-t start-up: Certain aspects for the start-up procedure of transceivers supporting higher data rates over twisted-pair copper cabling are provided for 10 Gbit/sec Ethernet links (10GBASE-T). During a PMA (physical medium attachment) training period of the start-up procedure, long PMA training frames are exchanged periodically between link partners. A significant portion of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070076723 - Scheduling of data transmission for terminals with variable scheduling delays: Techniques for scheduling terminals with different scheduling delays. Initially, the scheduling delay of each terminal is determined, and the total available transmit power and the link efficiency of each terminal are estimated. In a first scheme, the terminals are scheduled for data transmission based on the longest scheduling delay among... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070076724 - Extended address space capability for an industrial protocol: Systems and methods are provided for communicating with control objects according to a singular and unified address space. In one aspect, an industrial communications system is provided. The system includes a global address protocol that can be employed to communicate with local or remote networks. An industrial protocol is adapted... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(at)
20070076725 - Unified inverse address resolution: The present invention relates to a method for resolving hardware addresses into network addresses, which method comprising the steps of: establishing a data path through a data communication network between a source node and an end node, which data path being established by exchanging signaling messages between network nodes along... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070076727 - Adaptive redundancy protection scheme: A redundancy protection scheme comprises sending a protection packet from the primary network interface to the secondary network interface, the protection packet having a hardware address of the primary network interface as a source address and a hardware address of the secondary network interface as a destination address. The scheme... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070076729 - Peer-to-peer communication traversing symmetric network address translators: Disclosed are systems and methods for peer-to-peer communication over a network between a first node behind a first network address translator (NAT) and a second node behind a second NAT, despite the first NAT and the second NAT intervening between the first and second nodes. The first NAT is a... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent
20070076726 - Receive window auto-tuning: Methods of tuning a receive window. A receiving device and a sending device may be in communication over a network. The receiving device may advertise a receive window to the sending device. The size of the receive window may be adjusted over time based on one or more connection parameters,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070076728 - Self-monitoring and optimizing network apparatus and methods: Methods and apparatus for dynamically and automatically allocating network resources through anticipatory analysis and control. In an exemplary embodiment, the network comprises a broadcast switched digital architecture, and network bandwidth allocation to multiple digital program streams is performed by processing historical user tuning data, which is obtained directly from the... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates Suite 375
20070076730 - Internetworking support between a lan and a wireless mesh network: In one embodiment, two portals lie between a wireless mesh network and a LAN. Each portal provides a communication path between the mesh network and the LAN. The second portal is configured to forward data frames with unknown destinations to the first portal across an intramesh path between the two... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20070076731 - Method and system for providing reliable communication with redundancy for energy constrained wireless systems: A method and apparatus is provided to supervise a network, in which a first device supervises a network node element, and a second device partially supervises the network node element.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076732 - Multi-protocol label switching (mpls) network and method of applying a mobile internet protocol (ip) to mpls network: In a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network and a method of applying a mobile IP to the MPLS network, the method includes: performing label assignment using a label-tunnel configured by doubly stacking a label between a first edge router and a second edge router upon a Mobile Node (MN) moving... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070076734 - Allocating resources to logical states: In some embodiments a method is disclosed. The method includes allocating a first set of threads for a first logical state and a second set of threads for a second logical state. The method further includes associating a first physical port with the first logical state and a second physical... Agent: RyderIPLaw C/o Intellevate
20070076735 - Dynamic buffer configuration: Techniques that may be utilized in various computing environments are described. In one embodiment, a buffer may be configured dynamically, e.g., during runtime.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate
20070076733 - Method and system for adaptive control of iot operation cycling: Embodiments of the present invention provide adaptive control of an imaging device based on current document complexity and printer processing capability. During operation, the future length of the job queue is predicted dynamically. The predicted queue length is periodically compared to a predetermined threshold value. The first mode of the... Agent: Min, Hsieh & Hack LLP C/o Portfolioip
20070076736 - Method and apparatus to switch data flows using parallel switch fabrics: A low-cost, high-speed data switching system and method uses several parallel switching systems or fabrics. In one of various embodiments, for example, the constituent data flows in a data stream can be selectively routed to a switching fabric that has the lowest input data rate. Data flows can be assigned... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070076737 - Method and system for low latency audio-visual transport: A method and apparatus for low latency transport of signals. In some embodiments a method may include providing a buffer controller between two consecutive signal transmission processes between a host and a client to synchronize a write from a first of the two consecutive signal transmission processes and a read... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20070076738 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for resource migration in a distributed telecommunication system: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for resource migration in a distributed telecommunication system is provided. Respective sets of performance parameters of a first plurality of nodes disposed in a first node group and a second plurality of nodes in a second node group are collected. Service capabilities of the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070076739 - Method and system for providing acknowledged broadcast and multicast communication: A method and system to acknowledge a multicast message includes informing each node in a network about each multicast group to which it belongs, a relative position in each multicast group to which it belongs, and a group size of each multicast group to which it belongs, transmitting the multicast... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076740 - Method and system to reduce delay and/or energy consumption in a multi-hop wireless system: A method and system to reduce delay and/or conserve energy in sending a message from a source node to a destination node of a multi-hop wireless network, includes broadcasting the message by the source node, receiving the message by at least one other node of the multi-hop wireless network, and... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076741 - Apparatus and method for transmitting data in a wireless local area network: An apparatus and method are provided for transmitting data in a station of a wireless local area network (LAN) system. In the apparatus, a data queue stores transmission data, and a data processor processes data output from the data queue. A radio frequency (RF) module up-converts a signal output from... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070076744 - Communications system: Problem: Communications networks comprising a multitude of nodes suffer frequent transmission collisions, the performance of their transmission paths goes unavailed, and delays occur in transmission. The invention provides a communications system capable of high-speed transmissions without collisions. Solution: A rhythm node is provided on the communications network, and upstream transmissions... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC Tracy M Heims
20070076742 - Medium access control method and apparatus in wireless distributed network: A pair scheduling medium access control method used in a wireless network, comprises the steps of: checking, by a receiving node, whether a transmitting node has data packets to be subsequently sent, according to data packets received from the transmitting node; when the transmitting node has no data packets to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076743 - Method and related apparatus for realizing network medium access control: In network systems having a wireless medium, such as IEEE802.11e based networks, each frame of a station is classified as one of a plurality of traffic categories, and frames of some traffic categories have a higher transmission opportunity than frames of other traffic categories. Before a station transmits frames to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070076745 - Method and system for reliable data transmission in wireless networks: A method for transmitting data from a sender node from among at least one sender node to a receiver node in a wireless network, the method including (a) sampling, by the receiver node, in each time slot, a main network frequency and at least one backup frequency, (b) transmitting, by... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076748 - Communication apparatus and communication control method: According to one embodiment, there is provided a communication apparatus performing wireless communication with an external device. The communication apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect one or more emulation protocols supported by the external device, a selection unit configured to select, from the one or more emulation protocols... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076746 - Device, system, and method for transporting data using combined broadband and legacy network infrastructures: The invention relates generally to data communications using multiple data networks to transport data to one or more end user devices.... Agent: Fish & NeaveIPGroup Ropes & Gray LLP
20070076747 - Periodic network controller power-down: Some embodiments of the invention include apparatus, systems, and methods to periodically power-down at least a portion of a network controller to improve power management. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070076750 - Device driver interface architecture: An IR device driver architecture is disclosed that may enable one or more different types of wireless transceiver devices to communicate with a media application. The IR device driver architecture also discloses one or more application program interfaces that may be exposed to enable the different types of wireless transceiver... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Attn: Patent Group Docketing Department
20070076749 - Integrated message publisher and subscriber system in multiple technology facilities: An integrated system for publishers and subscribers to messages in a multiple technology facility is described. In one embodiment the system performs operations such as receiving a message from a publisher, the message being formatted according to a first technology, converting the received message to a generic format, converting the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076751 - Method and apparatus for instant messaging: A method and apparatus for stored message delivery are taught. The method and apparatus can be configured to accomplish the steps of receiving a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) message, as a received SIP message, encapsulating the received SIP message in a Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP) message, as an encapsulated... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070076752 - Method and apparatus for protecting high throughput stations: A method and apparatus for protecting high throughput (HT) stations (STAs) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a physical layer (PHY) legacy preamble transmitted by one STA is decoded by another STA that does not use a legacy preamble. In another embodiment, one STA is identified by another STA by using... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070076753 - Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control: The present invention includes a method, system, and apparatus for providing communication control. The invention includes a method in which signaling is processed externally to a switch before it is applied by the network elements. The processor is able to select network characteristics and signal the network elements based the... Agent: Sprint
20070076754 - Bandwidth adaptation in a wireless network: An arrangement is provided for adapting the output bit rate of a multimedia source to the bandwidth available in a wireless network. Depending on the value of the available network idle time, at least a portion of the available network idle time may be used by the source to increase... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076755 - Method of reserving network bandwidth resources, and communications system and network device using the same: A communications system whose bandwidth resources can be used more efficiently by reserving them on an individual path basis. Upon receipt of a bandwidth reservation message, a path setup initiator examines the message and thereby recognizes that the local station device is the egress node of a specified logical network... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070076756 - System and method for transferring multiple data channels: A system and a method transfer multiple data channels between a server and a terminal via a stream session over a network. The system and the method utilize a bitstream switching, a fast buffer filling and/or a fast playback start to facilitate a switch from a first data channel and... Agent: Patents+tms A Professional Corporation
20070076757 - Reconfigurable media controller to accommodate multiple data types and formats: A media controller is reconfigurable to handle different formats and types of data. In one embodiment, the invention includes a media access controller coupled to a higher layer to exchange data with the higher layer, a physical layer connector coupled to the media access controller to exchange data with the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070076758 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Song K. Jung Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076759 - Method of processing traffic information and digital broadcast system: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070076760 - Method and network for detection of device information of mobile stations: The mobile telecommunication network of the invention is used for detection of device information, such as subscriber information and equipment information, The network has a mobile station with subscriber information, a base station subsystem, and a network subsystem. The network of the invention has detecting device information for signals sent... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)
20070076761 - Apparatus for interconnecting multiple devices to a synchronous device: An interconnect structure is disclosed comprising a collection of input ports, a collection of output ports, and a switching element. Data enters the switching element only at specific data entry times. The interconnect structure includes a collection of synchronizing elements. Data in the form of packets enter the input ports... Agent: Keith D. Nowak Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
20070076764 - Digital broadcasting method using communication channel and its apparatus: According to one embodiment, an MPEG2-TTS is generated by adding time stamps to each packet in an MPEG2-TS (step ST41) and the MPEG2-TTS is transmitted to a communication channel (the Internet, etc.) (step ST45). At this time, if null packets are included in an original MPEG2-TS, all null packets are... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070076763 - Method and apparatus for performing synchronization for tdm services in packet networks: In a method of transmitting TDM services through a packet network to TDM user equipment; the packet network comprises a number of packet switching network elements, wherein each element transmits data at a certain data rate. The method comprises the steps of supplying a TDM synchronization signal to at least... Agent: Tellabs Operations, Inc.
20070076762 - Method and system for time synchronization in communication networks: A method of synchronizing a network includes transmitting a tone signal to convey time information and setting a local time according to the conveyed time information.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070076765 - Redundant time synchronization: Disclosed is a time-synchronization algorithm for use among disparate systems, such as between a controller system and a system having one or more application workstations. In an embodiment of the invention, the workstation system acts as a master timekeeper, ensuring that the time stored in the controller system is in... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070076766 - System and method for a guaranteed delay jitter bound when scheduling bandwidth grants for voice calls via a cable network: A system and method for guaranteeing a delay jitter bound when scheduling bandwidth grants for voice calls via a communication medium is provided. The method includes the steps of: determining the delay jitter bound; based on the determined delay jitter bound, dividing a packetization frame period into phases; assigning a... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070076769 - Method and apparatus for transmitting low-rate traffic signal in optical transport network: A method and apparatus for low-rate traffic signal transmission on Optical Transport Networks (OTN). The method includes: defining a frame format of the low-rate traffic optical channel data unit (ODU) signal for bearing the low-rate traffic signal; mapping the low-rate traffic signal to the low-rate traffic optical channel payload unit... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20070076767 - Method and apparatus for using stuffing bytes over a g.709 signal to carry multiple streams: Methods and apparatus for allowing containers in an optical transport network to be shared between users are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a first network element that is a part of an optical transport network includes a frame generator and an output arrangement. The frame generator... Agent: Aka Chan LLP / Cisco
20070076768 - Reconfigurable multiple port transponder: A transponder unit which relays signals between a plurality of channels of an optical transport network and a plurality of clients. The interconnections within the transponder unit are reconfigurable for selective connections. A connection between a first client and a first network channel and a connection between a second client... Agent: Aka Chan LLP / CiscoPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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