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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 09/27/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived patents by title, number, class
20070223358 - Iterative vector equalization for cdma communications systems on the mimo channel: subtracting interference using an estimate of multi-antenna interference (MAI), intersymbol interference (ISI), and multi-user interference (MUI) previously regenerated on the basis of the vector (Ŝ) generated by previous filtering (202); processing to generate an interference estimate for the data received from information computed on the basis of the vector (Ŝ).... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070223359 - Method of ofdma tone interference cancellation: An improved method is provided for reducing inter-carrier interference in the CDMA subchannels of hybrid OFDMA-CDMA systems. The results of decoding OFDMA tones are used to at least partially cancel interference from CDMA tones. Then, the CDMA tones are decoded. In specific embodiments, control information is obtained by an initial... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator
20070223361 - Method for orderwire modulation: Methods for orderwire modulation are provided. In one embodiment, a method for an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing multipoint-to-point communications system comprises: establishing communication between a first remote unit of a plurality of remote units and a host unit, the plurality of remote units communicatively coupled to the host unit in... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070223360 - Signal output circuit, communication apparatus and signal output control method: An OFDM signal generator performs inverse Fourier transform of frequency domain data of an OFDM signal, and generates and outputs time domain data. An output amplifier amplifies an analog signal transmitted via a delay unit and a D/A converter. Here, a comparator detects whether the amplitude of a signal has... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070223363 - Control modulation in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: Systems for control modulation in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a host; a plurality of remote units using a multiple access scheme to communicate at the same time with the host using OFDM; wherein the host allocates orthogonal tones... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070223362 - System for orderwire modulation: Systems for orderwire modulation are provided. In one embodiment, a bidirectional communication system comprises a first remote unit for communicating with a host unit using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, the host unit communicatively coupled to a plurality of remote units in a multipoint-to-point configuration; wherein the first remote unit is... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070223365 - Apparatus for and method of minimizing backoff for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing transmission: A novel and useful mechanism for reducing the required backoff and the peak to average power ratio (PAPR) needed for an OFDM transmitter whiles still meeting spectral mask and EVM specifications. The mechanism searches, for each packet to be transmitted, for several possible scrambler and encryption sequences that would yield... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070223364 - Ofdm radio communications system, transmitter and receiver: Each of a general chunk to which pilot signals are allocated at a general density, and a high-density chunk to which pilot signals are allocated at a higher density than the density of the general chunk, is transmitted in a frequency band common to OFDM transmitters. Each of the OFDM... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20070223366 - Ofdm symbol design for different channel conditions and for backward compatibility with 1xev-do and nxev-do: A method for generating a transmission slot includes receiving a transmission slot that includes a plurality of data regions and a plurality of control regions, in which each of the data regions include digital spread spectrum data. The method further includes substituting each of the plurality of data regions with... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070223368 - Failure recovery method and node, and network: The invention comprises emergency call management apparatus (31) and a mobile station (1). The emergency call management apparatus (31) monitors the emergency call generation rate, which is indicative of the rate of generation of emergency calls in a network, and on the basis of the result of this monitoring, transmits... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.
20070223367 - Adaptive mimo wireless communicationsi system: A GMIMO-JD (Generalized Multiple Input Multiple Output—Joint Detection) method to be executed by a receiver for use in MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) wireless communication systems, comprising: receiving the radio signal sent form a transmitter; estimating the propagation channel quality of the radio signal; sending a feedback information to the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070223369 - Cable misconnection detection system and method: A duplex communication system provided with a first duplex apparatus (11) including two first apparatuses (12, 13) having the same functions and a second duplex apparatus (14) including two second apparatuses (15, 16) having the same functions, one of the first apparatuses of the first duplex apparatus and one of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223370 - Methods and apparatus for data packet transmission on a network: A change in a client device is detected (306) during a transmission of a plurality of packets destined to at least one first destination used by at least one packet session. In response to the change, a determination (312) is made as to whether some but not all of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070223371 - Flexible open ring optical network and method: A flexible open ring optical network includes a plurality of nodes connected by twin or other suitable optical rings. Each node is operable to passively add and passively drop traffic from the rings. The nodes may include a transport element for each ring. The transport elements include an optical splitter... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070223373 - Communication control apparatus and communication control method: A determining unit determines an allowable rate of data input permitted at a local node. A generating unit generates, when the allowable rate determined by the determining unit is equal to or greater than a target rate of the local node, extended control information including satisfaction information indicating that the... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223372 - Method and apparatus for preventing congestion in load-balancing networks: The invention includes a method and apparatus for processing traffic in a load-balancing network comprising a plurality of nodes. The method includes determining an egress node associated with each of a plurality of packets of a traffic flow received at an ingress node of the plurality of nodes, determining, for... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070223375 - Shaper circuit and shaper circuit combination: A shaper circuit for controlling input packets using a token bucket algorithm is disclosed. The shaper circuit includes a parameter storage part for storing a current token, an add token, and a max token, a dequeue subtraction part for subtracting a packet length of a dequeue target from the current... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070223376 - Arbiter for a serial bus system: An arbiter for a device arranged to be coupled to a serial bus, the arbiter comprising a means for obtaining identifier information associated with one more other devices coupled to the serial bus and; means for determining a priority level based upon an identifier associated with the device and identifier... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20070223374 - System and method for relaying signal in a communication system: A source node of a communication system selects one of a direct mode, a multi-hop mode, and a superposition mode as a transmission mode to be used for signal transmission from the source node to a destination node, taking into account data rates for a link between the source node... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070223378 - Internet traffic controller, internet-traffic controlling system, and internet-traffic controlling method: An internet traffic controller controls internet traffic in an internet protocol network through which packets are distributed for telephone calls between a first communication device and a second communication device. The internet traffic controller acquires call control packets and call packets flowing on a transmission line between the first communication... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070223380 - Mechanism for streaming media data over wideband wireless networks: A system is disclosed having a transmitter to Tirelessly transmit multi-media data. The transmitter includes a module to packetize phase units of a multimedia frame that is to be transmitted. The system also includes a receiver to receive the multimedia frame received from the transmitter. The receiver includes a post... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070223377 - Method and apparatus for improving traffic distribution in load-balancing networks: The invention includes a method and apparatus for balancing traffic in a load-balancing network having a plurality of nodes. The method includes splitting a traffic flow into a plurality of traffic flow parts associated with designated ones of the plurality of nodes and distributing the traffic flow parts to the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070223379 - Systems and methods of improving performance of transport protocols: Systems and methods of improving transport protocol performance are disclosed. One exemplary method includes: in a first state, non-linearly increasing a congestion window; in response to the congestion window exceeding a threshold value while in the first state, transitioning to a second state; and in the second state, linearly increasing... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070223382 - Programmable routing module: A programmable routing module is disclosed for interconnecting field wiring with a control system. The routing module includes a field connection to connect field signals from a controlled process to the routing module, an I/O connection to connect I/O signals from the control system to the routing module, and a... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./fay
20070223383 - Method and system for flow control between a base station controller and a base transceiver station: According to a disclosed embodiment, a flow indication counter is incremented each time a data packet is transmitted from a buffer. When the number of data packets transmitted equals or exceeds a threshold number, a flow indication message comprising the buffer window size is generated and transmitted to the base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223381 - Underground power line communication system and method: An underground power line is coupled to an overhead power line at a riser pole. In a power line communication system, a first and a second communication device are communicatively coupled to the underground power line at different locations. A third communication device is located in the vicinity of the... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070223384 - Communication method for point-to-multipoint communication system and subsidiary transmission apparatus for the same system: The communication method and the subsidiary transmission apparatus for a point-to-multipoint communication system in which the subsidiary transmission apparatus autonomously establishes point-to-multipoint communication between one main transmission apparatus and multiple subsidiary transmission apparatuses, without manually operating switches of the subsidiary transmission apparatuses. The subsidiary transmission apparatus generates, during the absence... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223386 - Monitoring device and system: In a monitoring device and system, a monitoring data inserter inserts monitoring data of a predetermined pattern into an idle period of input data to be transmitted to a transmission line. A monitoring data checker having received the monitoring data through the transmission line, when determining that the monitoring data... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223385 - Method and system of using counters to monitor a system port buffer: Methods and systems for using counters to monitor port buffers are described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving data packets into a system port buffer having different queues. Also, counters are associated with the queues. Further, the method includes scanning the counters, in which the counters count the number... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070223394 - Band measurement device, band measurement method and computer program: A band measurement device that measures a residual idle band available for a wireless LAN communication is provided. A band measurement device (corresponding to one of access points AP1-N) transmits null data corresponding to a virtual idle band and measures a band of actually transmitted null data. Then, the measured... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070223390 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A communication apparatus transmits data by adaptively selecting at least one of an error-correction coding rate and a modulation method so that the error rate of data transmission is within a target error rate at a destination. In the communication apparatus, a transmission-parameter generating unit selects at least one of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223388 - Hardware implementation of network testing and performance monitoring in a network device: An embodiment of the present invention offloads the generation and monitoring of test packets from a Central processing Unit (CPU) to a dedicated network integrated circuit, such as a router, bridge or switch chip associated with the CPU. The CPU may download test routines and test data to the network... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20070223392 - Method and device for checking validity period of certificate and method and device for displaying content information: A method and a device for confirming a validity period of a certificate and a method and a device for displaying content information are provided. A certification error and displaying of wrong time information caused by wrong system time information can be prevented, and certification time can be reduced, by... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070223387 - Device and method for determining a voice transmission delay over a packet switched network: A direct way to measure network delay of a packet switched network uses a ping signal injected into the voice stream at a source telephone. The ping signal travels together with the voice stream to a destination telephone. The destination telephone detects the ping signal and returns it to the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20070223389 - Methods and apparatus for improving security while transmitting a data packet: In a first aspect, a first method of transmitting a data packet is provided. The first method includes the steps of (1) for each connection from which a data packet may be transmitted, storing header data corresponding to the connection; (2) employing a user application to form header and payload... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law Dept. 917
20070223395 - Methods and apparatus for optimizing a tcp session for a wireless network: A plurality of network characteristics of a wireless network are determined and a plurality of TCP session parameters are updated. The network characteristics may be determined based at least in part on a comparison of the estimated bandwidth and estimated propagation delay of the wireless network and the typical bandwidths... Agent: Albert Lee
20070223391 - Packet transmission system: A packet transmission system by which the occurrence of an overflow or an underflow can be prevented and by which a packet interval at a sending end can be reproduced with great accuracy at a receiving end. A packet gap extraction section extracts a packet gap from a packet stream.... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223393 - Wireless communication apparatus and comunication quality estimating method: Based on a received signal of a wireless communication system currently used for communication, a communication quality in a case of switching to another wireless communication system for communication is efficiently and precisely estimated. A communication quality estimating part (201) subjects both a known signal received, by use of a... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070223399 - Method of configuring native vlan and processing ethernet messages for a gpon system: A method for ONT processing of Ethernet messages, comprising: A. the ONT receiving an Ethernet message from the UNI, and, if the Ethernet message doesn't contain a VLAN tag, adding the VLAN tag specified in the Native VLAN property of the UNI to the Ethernet message before forwarding it to... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20070223396 - Apparatus, system, and method for aurally indicating progress: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for aurally indicating progress. In one embodiment, a node count module determines a node threshold. A discovery module searches for a plurality of nodes over a communications channel wherein each node is autonomously connected to the communications channel. In addition, the discovery module... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20070223398 - Method for implementing grouping devices and interacting among grouped devices: The present invention discloses a method for implementing device grouping and interactions between grouped devices. In a network, a device creating a device group sends an advertisement message carrying identification information of a device group to which it belongs, to the network. After receiving the advertisement message, a network device... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070223397 - Network configuration: Where a manual protocol address for a computing device has been stored, the manual protocol address is acquired. Stateless network configuration for the computing device is performance in accordance with a protocol. Stateful network configuration for the computing device is performed in accordance with a policy for the protocol and... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070223400 - Connecting system, inverse multiplexer, data communication network, method and computer program: Throughput between nodes such as personal computer and a subnetwork such as the Internet is increased by using inverse multiplexing over multiple intersubnetwork connections such as local loop telephone lines of different users. The different nodes share the multiple intersubnetwork connections with each other, so that the efficiency of the... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070223401 - Mobile device calls via private branch exchange: Communication systems and methods are described that enable mobile devices to route telephone calls via an enterprise telephone system. The communication system is configured to receive via a data channel a request from the mobile device. The mobile device corresponds to a user making a call. The server receiving the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070223402 - Device, system and method of extended-range wireless communication: Some embodiments of the invention provide devices, systems and methods of extended-range wireless communication. For example, a method in accordance with an embodiment of the invention includes receiving a probe request including an indication of a requested transmission scheme, and transmitting a data packet using the requested transmission scheme.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20070223405 - Method and apparatus for activating hybrid automatic repeat request process in a wireless communications system: A method for activating a first Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) process used in a mobile of a wireless communications system includes receiving a first Primary Absolute Grant (AG) message indicating to activate the first HARQ process, and only activating the first HARQ process and de-activating all HARQ processes other... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070223404 - Apparatus and method for asynchronous and adaptive hybrid arq scheme in a wireless network: A low overhead asynchronous and adaptive Hybrid Acknowledgment Request (HARQ) technique for use in wireless networks. First control information is transmitted with the first subpacket and subsequent control information is transmitted with transmissions of subsequent subpackets only if the retransmission is done asynchronously or if the duration of the retransmission... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070223406 - Communication system using ofdm for one direction and dsss for another direction: A method and apparatus for wireless communication are described. In one embodiment, a method for communicating with a subscriber comprises transmitting orthogonal frequency domain multiplexing (OFDM) signals to the subscriber, and receiving direct-sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) signals from the subscriber.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20070223403 - Power control in a communication network and method: In a wireless network using a carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) scheme is provided a method, system, devices and instruction sets for detecting transmission levels and adjusting the transmission levels for both a connection point and mobile stations within the network in order to reduce power consumption in network devices... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070223407 - Far echo rejection for a facsimile modem control channel: A method and system for far echo rejection for a fax modem control channel is disclosed for eliminating far echo signals during a fax transmission with a fax modem using a control channel and a primary channel for transmitting data. The far echo rejection may be achieved even if the... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20070223411 - Iterative multi-stage detection technique for a diversity receiver having multiple antenna elements: An iterative multistage detection system and method for orthogonally multiplexing K channels onto a signal processing chain using N orthogonal sequences of length N. The K channels include a first set of N channels and a second set of M channels (the M channels being separate and distinct from the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070223408 - Method and apparatus for intelligent seamless network switching: A method and apparatus that enable a mobile electronic device to automatically and seamlessly maintain optimal network connectivity by selectively connecting to the most appropriate, currently available data or communications network. Guidelines for what constitutes optimal network connectivity are provided by pre-selected user preferences or objectives. These are combined into... Agent: Synnestvedt Lechner & Woodbridge LLP
20070223410 - Network mobility support and access control for movable networks: The invention relates to access control for a movable network (15) managed by a mobile router (10), wherein said mobile route is interconnected through a bi-directional link (40) with a mobility anchoring agent (20) that anchors the network mobility for the mobile router. According to the invention, access control enforcement... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070223409 - System, arrangement and method relating to packet switched communication: A communication system and method for prolonging a packet-switched connection between a core network node and a mobile station. When the mobile station sends a mobility management request to the core network node, the core network node decides whether or not to prolong the packet-switched connection. The core network node... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070223412 - Method for signal transmission in a radio communication system: The present disclosure relates to a method for signal transmission in a radio communication system, the method using at least two frequency channels and being designed for the transmission of communication between at least two asynchronously operated stations by means of the frequency channels. According to an exemplary method, the... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20070223413 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication method: A wireless communication device that transmits packets, on the basis of a packet transmission scheme for allocating wireless bands with virtual carrier sensing, has: monitoring module for monitoring packets communicated between other wireless communication devices and base stations for a local cell and another cell; determination module for determining whether... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223414 - System and method for multi-source data communications: A system and method for multi-source data communications includes a receiver configured to receive a first data stream from a first data source, such as a satellite. Associated with the first data stream is an instruction to the receiver that causes the receiver to receive a second data stream from... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP
20070223416 - Arq communication system and method with acknowledgment mapping: A method of operating a communication system in which transmissions in a first direction, say from a base station, comprise frames formed by data packets and transmissions in a second direction, say from a user equipment (U E), comprise substantially continuous transmissions having acknowledgement fields (ARQ-A, ARQ-B) for data packets... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070223418 - Determining the state of a station in a local area network: In a wireless local area network, transmissions exchanged between a station and an access point is received using a detector located adjacent to the station. The received transmissions are analyzed to determine the state of the station, where the state of the station indicates whether the station has authenticated and/or... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070223415 - Pattern-based polling of mobile stations for channel quality information: A channel quality information (CQI) polling controller for use in a wireless communication network is capable of causing a base station to poll a mobile station within its coverage area for CQI at an initial predetermined rate. The controller is also capable of recognizing a CQI variation pattern of the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070223417 - Wireless communication base station device configured to use plural communication schemes, and wireless communication system: A wireless communication base station device includes a measuring section and a communication period determining section. The device is configured to use a first wireless communication scheme and a second wireless communication scheme which use overlapping bands. The measuring section measures a first transmission and reception time spent on actual... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223419 - Method and system for sharing spectrum in a wireless communications network: A method and system for sharing spectrum in a wireless communications network are disclosed. As one example, a method for sharing spectrum is disclosed, which includes the steps of determining if two base stations in the wireless communications network are to share a frequency spectrum, and if two base stations... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070223421 - Systems and methods for managing resources during handoff across communication systems having different grades of quality of service awareness: In a method for managing quality of service (QoS) resources during handoff across communication systems having different grades of QoS awareness, an access terminal (AT) determines that handoff has occurred from a QoS unaware system to a QoS aware system. The AT also determines whether there are any allocated, unrequested... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223420 - Communication handover method, communication message processing method and program for executing these methods by use of a computer: Disclosed is a technique so arranged that, after handover, a mobile terminal can promptly and continuously accept an additional service (for example, QoS assurance), the mobile terminal has accepted before the handover. With this technique, when the mobile terminal (MN 10) carries out the handover, the MN selects, as a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070223423 - Grouping of users for mimo transmission in a wireless communication system: Techniques for supporting MIMO transmission are described. User equipments (UEs) are classified into a first group of UEs to be scheduled individually and a second group of UEs that can be scheduled together. The classification may be based upon the number of transmit and receive antennas, sector loading, data requirements,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223422 - Resource allocation to support single-user and multi-user mimo transmission: Techniques for supporting MIMO transmission are described. Users are classified into a first group of users to be scheduled individually for MIMO transmission and a second group of users that can be scheduled together for MIMO transmission. Transmission resources are allocated to the first and second groups, e.g., based upon... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223425 - Cdma mobile communication system and communication method: A radio communication system having a base station and a plurality of radio terminals, wherein each radio terminal having a transmission request transmits a reservation packet at arbitrary timing through a reservation channel in accordance with a CDMA scheme, and the base station assigns a traffic channel and a time... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070223424 - System and method for restricting packet data services in a wireless communications network: A geographic Hot Zone service for restricting wireless packet data sessions transmitted to/from a restricted geographic Hot Zone created within the coverage area of a wireless packet data communications network is provided. The geographic Hot Zone service is activated to create the Hot Zone during an extraordinary event and reduces... Agent: Richard J. Minnich, Esq. Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & Mckee, LLP
20070223426 - Transmittal of heartbeat signal at a lower lever than heartbeat request: A communication system, such as a wireless CDMA system, detects markers with fewer errors by having field units transmit the markers at different power levels (e.g., 9 dB for one marker and 11 dB for another marker). The difference in power levels of the markers allows the base station to... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070223427 - Base station apparatus, terminal, and bandwidth control method: A terminal-type judging unit judges whether a terminal is a mobile terminal or a fixed terminal. For a connection with the fixed terminal, an acceptance judging unit and a scheduling unit convert a requested bandwidth into a first resource amount using a modulation scheme used at the time of receiving... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223436 - Apparatus and method for community-based communication: An Apparatus and a method are for community-based communication between a first mobile node and at least one second mobile node. The apparatus and method for community-based communication allow to easily build a community, to recognize community members in communication range, to display symbols representing recognized community members on an... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070223438 - Cell network using friendly relay communication exchanges: A wireless access point and multiple wireless terminals exchange utilization, status, mobility and reception characteristics. Each wireless terminal generates reception characteristics based on transmissions received from the wireless access point and from other devices in the network. In one operating mode, the characteristics gathered by the wireless devices are forwarded... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070223439 - Wireless communication method, wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication program: A two-hop distant node is recognized by exchanging a Hello message, and an RTS message is transmitted through a doubled transmission distance prior to transmission of a data packet. Each node manages a channel available to a self node and an adjacent node in a channel status table based on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070223434 - Adaptive communication management to accommodate hidden terminal conditions: A wireless access point and multiple wireless terminals exchange utilization, status, mobility and reception characteristics. Each wireless terminal generates reception characteristics based on transmissions received from the wireless access point and from other devices in the network. In one operating mode, the characteristics gathered by the wireless devices are forwarded... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070223435 - Association method, relay apparatus, communication management apparatus and bandwidth allocation management apparatus: An association method for associating a communication management apparatus, a bandwidth allocation management apparatus, a relay apparatus and a wireless terminal with each other is disclosed. In the method, the wireless terminal sends a request for terminal registration including a communication management apparatus identifier to the relay apparatus; the relay... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223433 - Location managing apparatus and location managing method: A storing unit stores information on rejection of a request for connection to a desired network made by a mobile network, when congestion has occurred on a communication path of the desired network; a searching unit searches in the storing unit, when the congestion is resolved, to retrieve a mobile... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223430 - Method and apparatus for enabling simultaneous vowlan and bluetooth audio in small form factor handheld devices: Certain aspects of a method and system for providing wireless communication may include a single integrated circuit (IC) that handles communication for at least a Bluetooth (BT) connection and a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) connection by controlling transmission of acknowledgement signals based on a measured voice quality for one... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070223429 - Method and apparatus to facilitate use of cable television coaxial cable for local area network services: A wireless local area network access point (200) has a data communication network input (201) (to provide, for example, broadband access via a digital subscriber line modem, a cable modem, or the like). The access point also has a wireless local area network output (202) to provide wireless access to... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20070223437 - Method and system for inlining services within a network access device: An apparatus for providing network access and application session services includes a wireless network access device for receiving packet data streams from or transmitting packet data streams to one or more subscribers, and for conveying the packet data streams to or from a network or other subscribers. The wireless network... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070223428 - System and method of message delivery in a wireless communication network: A wireless communication system, comprising a host service, a wireless router system coupled to the host service, a wireless network coupling the wireless router system and a wireless mobile communication device (“mobile device”), adaptively delivers data to the mobile device in the wireless communication system using a notification message delivery... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center
20070223432 - Wi-fi network connection management using location specific information: An embodiment of the present invention provides a wireless client capable of connection management using wireless client position specific information, wherein the position specific information is determined by the wireless client communicating with a mobile device in proximity to the wireless client that has knowledge of the mobile devices position.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070223431 - Wlan fast join: A new and unique method and apparatus to provide a mobile node, point, terminal or device with a technique to initiate a join operation with timing information received from a previous beacon and WLAN chipset's internal reference timestamp so that the WLAN chipset can synchronize itself with an access point... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070223440 - Wireless access network and method for allocating time and frequency resources: Embodiments of a wireless access network and method for allocation time and frequency resources are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a base station allocates contiguous groups of data subcarriers of a downlink subframe to closed-loop user stations, and allocates the remaining data... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070223441 - Method and device for the concurrent operation of at least two wireless link paths: The present disclosure relates to the concurrent operation of at least two wireless link paths. At least one first link path has a first digital transmission method and at least one second link path has a second digital transmission method. The carrier frequencies of these transmission methods lie in frequency... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20070223442 - Mobile radio communication system, communication apparatus applied in a mobile radio communication system, and mobile radio communication method: In the mobile radio communication system where the UMTS and an another system coexist an idle slot for observing the frequency component of another system is inserted in one superframe of UMTS. The duration of this idle slot is at most half of the duration of one frame that form... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223444 - System and method for selectively interfacing different types of network communications: A system for interfacing different types of network communications. In one embodiment, the system includes one or more gateways capable of converting messages from messages that are adapted for a first type of network and/or destination device to messages that are adapted for a second type of network and/or destination... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070223443 - Transmission of asset information in streaming services: This invention relates to a method, a computer program product, devices, a system and a session description protocol for transferring data (101, 106) and information on associated data asset information, comprising providing (307) session description information (110) that at least partially contains the information on the data asset information, wherein... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070223445 - Time synchronization apparatus and method of digital broadcasting reception terminal: Disclosed is a time synchronization apparatus and method of a digital broadcasting reception terminal. A Time and Data Table (TDT) is extracted from Program Specific Information and Service Information contained in received digital broadcasting data, and current Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) time is calculated form the extracted TDT. Current local... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070223448 - Routing apparatus and method: A routing apparatus includes a hardware routing process section, a validating section, a control section, and a holding buffer. The hardware routing process section performs a hardware routing process on a received frame to create a transmission frame, and which then holds the created transmission frame in a transmitting buffer.... Agent: Paul J. Esatto, Jr. Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20070223449 - Data transmission apparatus and method: A data transmission apparatus comprises an estimation device to estimate a transmission condition of the transmission channel in the transmitter based on at least Jitter information or a packet loss rate obtained from the receiver, and a controller to change at least one of a bit rate of transmission data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223447 - Gateway device and control method thereof: A gateway device which judges whether a first terminal device and a second terminal device belong to a same network when a connection request from the first terminal device to the second terminal device is accepted, and performs control such that a packet transmitted from one of the first terminal... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law
20070223446 - System and method for maintaining a provisioned configuration for an endpoint in a communications network: A system and method for maintaining provisioned configuration for an endpoint in a packet switched communications network are disclosed, the communications network utilizing a signalling protocol between the endpoint and at least one gatekeeper. The gatekeeper receives a request from the endpoint, determines the addresses of an assigned gatekeeper and... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070223455 - Method of switching between voip call and traditional call: A method of switching between a VoIP call and a traditional call, involving the use of a caller terminal, a call box device, a first computer device, a second computer device, and a receiver terminal. A VoIP connection has to be established before the caller terminal and the receiver terminal... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070223457 - Packet switch scheduling apparatus with output schedulers and input schedulers performing scheduling processes separately: A packet switch scheduling apparatus in a packet communication apparatus is disclosed. Output schedulers select respective input lines, which are to be connected to a crossbar switch, for respective output lines. If previously selected input lines overlap each other, input schedulers select respective output lines for respective input lines, and... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070223453 - Server and connection destination server switching control method: By providing a load measuring unit measuring the load of a cache server, an overflown load determination unit determining whether the measured load is overflown, by comparing the measured load with a predetermined value, a connection destination retrieval request information transmitting unit transmitting connection destination retrieval request information for requesting... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070223456 - Switching apparatus: A switching apparatus for use in a network includes a packet reception processing unit which generates a reply packet as a response to a request packet having a virtual local area network tag and transmitted for a ping test via a network to the switching apparatus, and sets the same... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223454 - Voice-quality evaluating system, communication system, test management apparatus, and test communication apparatus: A voice-quality evaluating system, in a secure network that allows a voice packet to pass, transmits and receives communication information for a voice quality testing between a test management apparatus and a test communication apparatus connected to the network and between the test communication apparatuses, for the voice quality testing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223458 - Method and apparatus for controlling telephone calls using a computer call assistant: Systems and methods for monitoring, making, managing and controlling telephone communications with a computer call assistant with an integrated voice/data communications system are disclosed. A call assistant computer application preferably runs on a personal computer (“PC”) coupled to the integrated system over a packet bus. The call assistant exchanges control... Agent: Loudermilk & Associates
20070223450 - Minimized setup time for ims multimedia telephony using pre provisioned resources reserve at answer: Several different methods are described herein for reducing the setup time needed to establish a media flow (e.g., packet-based voice communications) between two devices (e.g., two GPRS UEs, GPRS UE/server, GPRS UE/WLAN UE). In one embodiment, the method minimizes the setup time for establishing IMS telephony using pre-provisioned resources—reserve at... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070223451 - Mobile access node routing selections through a mesh network: An apparatus and method of a mobile access node selecting a routing path through a mesh network is disclosed. The method includes receiving routing packets from at least one upstream access node, the routing packets including information of at least one upstream access node along a path to a gateway... Agent: Tropos Patent Dept
20070223452 - Versatile system for radio access network session information retrieval: A session information retrieval system is disclosed that efficiently transfers mobile station session information among certain members of a radio access network. As a mobile station within the network—which is dormant in a first packet data zone of the network moves to a second packet data zone, a PCF for... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070223459 - Timing source: A timing source is provided for sending timing information via a packet network. The source comprises a clock for generating the timing information and a packet-forming section for forming a sequence of packets for transporting the timing information to a destination node. A time-stamping section inserts into each packet of... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070223462 - Enhanced service delivery platform that provides a common framework for use by ims and web applications in delivering services: A system for supporting Internet protocol (IP) multimedia subsystem (IMS) applications, Web based applications, and converged IMS/Web based applications that use a service delivery network includes an application services middle layer between the applications and the service delivery network that includes a plurality of common components that are usable by... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20070223464 - Method for the synchronization of media gateways in an ip network: A method of providing synchronization of the clocks of all of the media gateways of an Ethernet, or equivalent, IP network used in the transmission of audio data between media gateways using a clock provided by the PSTN. The selection of one of the media gateways connected to the PSTN,... Agent: Milton S. Gerstein Much Shelist Freed Denenberg Ament&rubenstein,pc
20070223465 - System, method and article for voip and pstn communication: A VOIP/PSTN system is configured to allow analog telephones connected to an existing analog premises telephone network to place and receive VOIP and PSTN telephone calls through the analog premises telephone network. In one embodiment, the system is configured to selectively disconnect the premises telephone network from the PSTN.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070223461 - Ip telephone terminal device: An internet protocol (IP) telephone device includes a plurality of IP modules and an IP-module selecting unit that selects an IP module based on a call command received from an opponent telephone terminal device.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070223463 - Method of identity-based intelligent routing, storage, and integration of multiple modes of communication among multiple devices linked through a client/server interaction: An architecture for unifying communication networks and protocols via a network of centralized servers, using multiple processes to intelligently route messages among various devices. Through Application Programming Interfaces the server can connect to Internet-ready devices, cell phones, and land-line phones.... Agent: Xepia Inc.
20070223460 - System and method for communicating voip module and telephone network: A communication system including a communication switch device for communicating a two-wired telephone device connected to a local computer with a local VoIP module and a remote computer with a remote VoIP module through an Internet network is disclosed. The communication switch device includes a two-wired speaker connection port connecting... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070223466 - Control system and instrument: There is provided a control system capable of being installed easily and controlling rapidly and sufficiently. The control system includes a remote controller and a plurality of remote-control adapters. The remote controller includes a light-emitting unit performing signal communication. The remote-control adapter includes a reception unit and a processing unit.... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20070223467 - Jitter buffer controller: It is an object of this invention to improve speech quality in voice communications. Provided is a jitter buffer controller for controlling a jitter buffer in which arrived packets are accumulated, including: a jitter measuring portion for measuring jitters in the arrived packets; a judging portion for judging whether or... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070223468 - Cell switch and readout method: The present invention provides a switching technology in which a complicated scheduler for all input/output ports as required in an input-buffer type switch is eliminated, a raise in the internal processing speed associated with an increased number of accommodated ports as involved in an output-buffer type switch or a shared-buffer... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070223471 - Device control using data communication: A data processing device connected with a data supply device for performing predetermined data processing includes: a communication control unit for controlling communication with the data supply device; a data processing unit for performing the data processing based on input data received from the data supply device; and a device... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070223473 - Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and program: The address of an image processing apparatus is set as the network address of an external network of an information processing apparatus, a network address different from the address of the image processing apparatus is set as the network address of a local network, and an address different from these... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20070223472 - Network processing apparatus, multiprocessor system and network protocol processing method: A network processing apparatus is provided. A send buffer receives from a protocol stack a long packet with a data length exceeding a maximum transmission unit defined for a network and stores the long packet. A payload dividing unit divides the payload of the long packet into a plurality of... Agent: Kaplan Gilman Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.
20070223474 - Method and apparatus for filtering packet data in a network device: A process of filtering packet data in a network device is disclosed. At least one mask is applied to a portion of an incoming packet and a field is extracted from the portion of the incoming packet. A rules table is searched for a matching value for the extracted field... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070223469 - Method and apparatus for supporting voice over ip services over a cellular wireless communication network: A method and system for supporting voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services over a wireless communication network are disclosed. Data is encoded at a coding rate specified by a controller for generating a VoIP packet. Among the encoded data, bits sensitive to errors and bits not sensitive to errors are... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070223470 - System and method for enhancing network quality of service: A data transfer network infrastructure device having a plurality of ingress ports for accepting data from a domain of a data network; and, a user interface for enabling a user to limit a rate at which data is accepted from the data network on at least one of the ingress... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070223475 - Access node with caching function for video channels: An access node (101) according to the invention is able to multicast a plurality of video channels to subscribers, and to cache N of these video channels. To select the N video channels for caching, the access node (101) determines for each video channel a weighted sum of the zapping... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070223479 - Communication processing apparatus and totalizing system: A communication processing apparatus appends group information representing a group to received communication frames. Group information to be appended to the communication frames is changed on a predetermined cycle. The communication frames processed in each processing unit are counted separately for each of the group information appended, and the count... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070223476 - Establishing directed communication based upon physical interaction between two devices: A method and system for establishing communication with a device is provided. Aspects of an exemplary embodiment include detecting, at a first device, a physical interaction between the first device and a second device; determining a network address usable for establishing communication between the first and second devices based on... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC
20070223478 - First-arrival learning method, repeater, and computer product: When a packet arrives, a packet processing unit judges whether coincident information is present in an identity information table. When no coincident information is present, the packet processing unit registers the entire packet, a hash value of the entire packet, a predetermined part of the packet, or a hash value... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070223480 - Inter-domain router comprising a module for determining route aggregation: The invention relates to an inter-domain router (R), for an Internet Protocol (IP) communications network, comprising: (i) processing means (MT) for generating as a function of routing data outgoing messages intended for other routers which comprise information data representative of routes for routing IP datagrams and (ii) control means (MC)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070223477 - Packet recognizer with hardware/software tradeoff: Techniques that enable a design tradeoff between performing packet recognition in hardware and software. A packet recognizer according to the present teachings includes a hardware portion having a functionality that is selected in response to a tradeoff in a relative complexity of the hardware portion and a software portion of... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070223482 - Port packet queuing: A port queue includes a first memory portion having a first memory access time and a second memory portion having a second memory access time. The first memory portion includes a cache row. The cache row includes a plurality of queue entries. A packet pointer is enqueued in the port... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070223481 - Systems and methods of network monitoring: Systems and methods of network monitoring are disclosed. One exemplary method includes receiving a first packet, creating a filter instance if the first received packet matches a filter template, receiving a second packet, and storing the second received packet if the second received packet matches the created filter instance. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070223483 - High performance memory based communications interface: Embodiments of the present invention include enhanced functionalities and components within a Communication Endpoint Processor (CEP) that act as an interface between computational and communications domains. The embodiments disclosed herein deliver a complete memory mapped high performance interface that has the ability to support the simultaneous transmission of multiple frames... Agent: Young Law Firm, P.C. Alan W. Young
20070223484 - Timing source: A timing source is provided for sending timing information via a packet network. The source comprises a first clock for generating the timing information and a packet forming section for forming a sequence of packets. An output section in the form of a packet launch control section transmits the packets... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070223485 - Method for providing functionality of an exchange termination unit and a line termination unit in a communication network: A method for providing the functionality of an exchange termination unit (ET) and a line termination unit (LT) in a communication network (NW) that on the subscriber side has at least one time-multiplex-oriented partial network (ISDN) and on the transport side at least one packet-oriented partial network (NGN), with a... Agent: Siemens Schweiz Ag I-47, Intellectual Property
20070223488 - Mobile communication terminal having multicasting function and multicasting method using the same: A mobile communication terminal and multicasting method using the same are disclosed, by which an inter-multiuser multicasting function can be performed without using an access point. The present invention includes a user interface unit, a multicast group management module managing subscriber information based on information delivered via the interface unit,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070223486 - Method and system for generating route distinguishers and targets for a virtual private network: A method for generating a route distinguisher for a virtual private network, the virtual private network managed by a service provider through a network management system, the method comprising: receiving a signal from a user through a graphical user interface displayed on a display screen of the network management system... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070223487 - Method and system for removing dead access control entries (aces): Methods and systems have been provided for removing dead Access Control Entries (ACEs) in an Access Control List (ACL). In one embodiment, the dead ACEs can be detected for an egress as well as an ingress ACL. The ACEs that have a hit count above a user-specified hit count are... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070223491 - Apparatus and method for providing quality of service in wireless communication system: Provided are an apparatus and a method for providing a quality of service (QoS) in a wireless communication system. The method includes transmitting an enable media message that includes QoS information of the application layers from an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) server to a policy server, transforming and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070223489 - Method and portable device for dhcp address assignment: A portable device for performing DHCP address assignment is disclosed. The portable device includes an exterior housing, a lanyard ring attached to the exterior housing and a network device processor mounted within the exterior housing for performing DHCP assignment to an external device. The device also includes a network cable... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070223492 - Methods and apparatus for optimizing a tcp session for a wireless network: During a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) session, a congestion window and slow start threshold may be limited to a range defined by a minimum congestion window and a maximum congestion window based at least in part on the network type of a wireless network. The network type of a wireless... Agent: Albert Lee
20070223493 - Logical group endpoint discovery for data communication network: A method and system for logical group endpoint discovery in a data communication network is disclosed. A network endpoint receives from a source a request identifying a logical group and determines whether a port associated with the endpoint is a member of the logical group. If a port associated with... Agent: Alcatel Lucent Intellectual Property & Standards
20070223494 - Method for the resolution of addresses in a communication system: The invention relates to a method for address resolution in a communication system. Each node is configured with a management node physical address. A node assuming the role of a management node transmits a known management node physical address to a via a network segment. The management node physical address... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070223490 - Passive optical network (pon) system: A PON system capable of utilizing the bandwidth of an optical transmission channel in the PON section. In a PON system including an OLT and a plurality of ONUs, the OLT has: a downstream frame processing unit that removes at least part of the header information in a layer 2... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070223495 - Control station apparatus, base station apparatus, receiving method, transmitting method and communicating method: A control station apparatus capable of suppressing an increase of the traffic amount and also capable of preventing an increase of overheads during data transfer even when the transmission time interval is shortened. In this apparatus, a data frame processing part (102) makes up a MAC-d PDU from an EDCH... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070223496 - Transmission system: A transmission system is provided which multiplexes and transmits synchronous data and asynchronous data, while maintaining the communication quality required of synchronous data and of asynchronous data respectively. A tag having information used to identify the data as synchronous data or as asynchronous data is added to both synchronous data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223498 - Audio network system: A plurality of partial networks can work independently from each other, and each partial network connects together several nodes including a connection node for transmission of audio signals. A connection network connects respective connection nodes of the respective partial networks so as to connect the plurality of the partial networks... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP
20070223499 - Device for processing data packets without use of a microprocessor and a memory: A method of processing data packets includes receiving a plurality of the data packets at a selected node. Pertinent information in the data packets is extracted. The pertinent information is pertinent to the selected node. A plurality of response data packets are generated based on the pertinent information. The extracting... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20070223497 - Low-latency multi-hop ad hoc wireless network: A multi-radio sensor node is provided that includes two or more communication devices. The communication devices include radio frequency (RF) devices like radios. Each communication device supports simultaneous communications among multi-radio sensor nodes of respective independent network clusters. A network structure is provided that includes two or more local network... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070223500 - Home network system: The present invention discloses a home network system (40) which can provide a predetermined control protocol for connecting various home networks (46,48) for communication. The home network system (40) includes a first network (46), a second network (48) separated from the first network (46,48), a home appliance connectable to at... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070223502 - Method and apparatus for establishing metazones across dissimilar networks: A system and method for creating and enforcing meta-zones that cross the interface between different network protocols are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of enforcing meta-zones comprises: (a) receiving an Infiniband (IB) packet destined for a Fibre Channel (FC) target device; (b) comparing a partition key in the IB... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20070223501 - Method and system for bidirectional transmission of data between a data processing device and a router: In a method for bidirectional transmission of data between a data processing device and a router data is transmitted over a plurality of sections. Data is transmitted over a first section between the data processing device and an access point via an air interface in accordance with a predefined first... Agent: Siemens Schweiz Ag I-47, Intellectual Property
20070223503 - Data transmission apparatus and method: A data transmission apparatus comprises an estimation device to estimate a transmission condition of the transmission channel in the transmitter based on at least Jitter information or a packet loss rate obtained from the receiver, and a controller to change at least one of a bit rate of transmission data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070223505 - Data transmission apparatus, data transmission method and data transmission system: A data transmission apparatus is disclosed, which includes a first terminal for use with variable-rate data, a second terminal for use with constant-rate data, a processing unit for input of data from the first and second terminals, a modulator unit for modulating the output of the processor unit, a control... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070223504 - Efficient sort scheme for a hierarchical scheduler: Scheduling of packets is performed by a scheduler based on departure times. If wrap up of departure times is possible, departure times are transposed based on a zone associated with the last departure time. By using the zone to transpose in order to sort departure times, cycles of independent checks... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070223506 - Data broadcast schedule system, and apparatus, method recording medium or program thereabout: The present invention makes arrangements for preventing data overflow from storage areas of store-type terminals in a data broadcast system distributing data over broadcast. There are provided a storage management part for managing storage areas of receiving machines, a database part for holding contents data and storage management information, which... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070223507 - Communication device and method for automatically switching channels: A communication device (20) for automatically switching channels, includes a transceiver module (200), a database (230), a channel determining module (210), and a channel switching module (220). The transceiver module is used for receiving an outside message including a communication field. The database is used for saving communication channel data.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070223508 - Method and apparatus to provide fair spectrum sharing in multiple physical transmission rate wireless systems: A method of providing spectrum allocation fairness in a wireless network includes providing an unlicensed communication spectrum. The method also includes co-locating a plurality of wireless systems (101, 102, 103), wherein at least two of the subsystems have different bandwidth requirements and channel capacities. In addition, the method includes determining... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070223509 - Mobile device conference calls via private branch exchange: Communication systems and methods are described that enable mobile devices to route telephone calls via an enterprise telephone system. The communication system is configured to receive via a data channel a request from the mobile device. The mobile device corresponds to a user making a call. The server receiving the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070223510 - Method and apparatus for reducing the number of times of measurements for cell reselection in mobile communication terminal: Provided is a method and apparatus for reducing the number of times of measurements in a mobile communication terminal. According to the method, a signal receive level (“Srxlev”) and a signal quality (“Squal”) of a serving cell in an idle state are measured. When the serving-cell selection condition is not... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070223511 - Communication method, communication apparatus, and computer program: A method and apparatus for communicating between devices by selectively using a plurality of communication methods including a centralized control method, in which each communication apparatus sends and receives data under control of a control apparatus, and a distributed control method, in which each communication apparatus sends and receives data... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070223512 - Method and apparatus for configuring logical channels in a network: Logical channels in a network are automatically be configured by using measured network parameters. The measured network parameters are determined in cooperation with the network elements without interruption of active communication services. The network parameters include upstream or downstream modulation error ratio (MER), upstream or downstream signal to noise ratio... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070223513 - Multiple upstream channel descriptor messages pointing to single upstream channel id for more efficient operation of a docsis system: In a DOCSIS-based communications system, different upstream channel descriptors (UCDs) all identify a single logical upsteam channel identifier (UCID) regardless of the type of cable modem (CM) to which the UCDs are sent. Different CMs having different capabilities (e.g., CMs configured according to the different DOCSIS standards 1.x, 2.0, and... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070223514 - Preamble channel decoding: Rather than attaching a preamble to a data traffic subpacket, a preamble channel is transmitted along with a traffic channel. In a system wherein the data traffic subpackets are variably sized, preambles can also be variably sized if a target station can decode variably sized preambles. A method and apparatus... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223515 - Storage device and method of controlling access: A storage device is provided. The storage device includes a plurality of ports for a first kind of access, a second kind of access having a band-secured access period longer than that of the first kind of access, and other kinds of access; and an access controller. The access controller... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070223516 - System selection method and arrangement for mobile wireless communication devices: An exemplary method for selecting one of a plurality of systems on a multi-mode device capable of communicating on a first air interface technology and a second air interface technology is disclosed. Initially, a carrier input associated with one of the first and second air interface technologies is received. The... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20070223520 - Inband management for power over ethernet midspans using an embedded switch: Power over Ethernet (PoE) communication systems provide power and data communications over the same communications link, where a power source device (PSE) provides DC power (for example, 48 volts DC) to a powered device (PD). The DC power is transmitted simultaneously over the same communications medium with the high speed... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070223519 - Apparatus and method for tpm and lan power management: In Gigibit Ethernet Systems, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is designed to provide trust and security to a platform through integrity measurement, protected storage, and other cryptographic functions. The present invention relates to a TPM-LAN chip with separate TPM and LAN power management. The TPM-LAN chip is designed such a... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070223521 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus and integrated circuit chip: There is provided an information processing system, including an integrated circuit chip having stored therein a plurality of file systems, a first information processing apparatus that engages in communication with the integrated circuit chip; and a second information processing apparatus that engages in communication with the first information processing apparatus.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20070223518 - Interface and method for coupling different types of data between a pair of devices: A Single Photon Emission Computerize Tomography (SPECT) camera having an interface for coupling command data and image data between a master camera and a slave camera. The interface includes a category 5 cable having two pairs of twisted pairs connected between the master camera and the slave camera. The master... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070223517 - Method and apparatus for auto-protocol discrimination between fibre channel, sas and sata devices: Auto-discrimination between FC and SATA devices upon insertion of a device into a port of a FAST-compatible switch is disclosed. Without user intervention, the port is able to determine the type of device attached, set the appropriate data rate in the Phy or SERDES and, in the case of FC... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070223523 - Method and apparatus for customization of network services and applications: A communication system is provided that ensures that a rich variety and complexity of network offerings may be experienced by users without overloading terminals and clients by offering user-centric network services. When a user device first registers with a network, the user device notifies the network of its client capabilities,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070223522 - Period division statistics device, method, and program product: A statistics system stores inputted statistical target information into storage. When each unit time period defined in a statistical calculation rule expires, the statistics system reads all pieces of statistical target information whose occurrence times are contained in the unit time period from the storage, executes statistical calculation, and registers... Agent: Patrick G. Burns, Esq. Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20070223524 - Protocol parameter negotiation: This invention relates to a method for negotiating at least one parameter of a protocol that is operated between a first protocol entity (1) and a second protocol entity (2), comprising receiving (301) a first negotiation message (3) that carries a first value for the at least one parameter, wherein... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070223526 - Method and apparatus for handling retransmissions in a wireless communications system: A method for handling retransmissions used in a transmitter of a wireless communications system includes initiating a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request process, transmitting a packet with a first sequence number, and transmitting the packet with a second sequence number and marking the packet as a new packet when a transmission... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070223527 - Method and system for transmission of different types of information in wireless communication: A method and system for wireless communication of different information types over a wireless channel, is provided. Information comprising different information types is formed into a composite aggregation of the different information types, and the composite aggregation is transmitted from a sender to a receiver over a wireless channel. A... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070223525 - Transmission of packets in a csma wireless network: A wireless device containing a physical layer (in a transceiver) which generates multiple status signals indicating the status of the wireless medium at different time instances. The status signals are examined to determine a time instance after which the medium is available to transmit the packets. In an embodiment, one... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070223529 - Methods and apparatus for estimating bandwidth of a data network: An inter-departure time of a pair of TCP segments, or a mean inter-departure time of a block of TCP segments, is determined and an inter-arrival time of a pair of non-duplicate acknowledgments is determined. The bandwidth of a data network may be estimated based at least in part on the... Agent: Albert Lee
20070223528 - System and method for persistence vector based rate assignment: In a system including a resource which is shared among a number of users, it is difficult to distribute the available capacity of the resources fairly among the users and still maximize resource utilization. Additionally, it is desirable to allow at least some of the control over usage rates to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070223532 - Method and system for data processing: A method and system for processing data between communication protocol layers are discussed. According to an embodiment, a memory is formed in a data link layer to store data received from a lower layer and to transmit the stored data to an upper layer, so that a data loss due... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070223531 - Packet transfer method and packet transfer node: The present invention provides a method of performing packet transfer among nodes on a network by a packet transfer node. When the network is divided into a plurality of network areas and routing within an individual network area and between network areas is performed, the method divides packet transfer processing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223530 - Method and apparatus for managing network configuration, and computer product: A network-configuration management apparatus manages a configuration of a network in which a plurality of network devices including a plurality of servers is connected. An upper-layer-specification receiving unit receives an upper layer specification from a user. A grouping unit groups the servers based on the received upper layer specification. A... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070223533 - Reception of redundant and non-redundant frames: The present disclosure relates to highly available communication networks, e.g., for industrial or utility applications such as substation automation. The devices are connected to two redundant lines through two independent transceivers and bus controllers, i.e. the physical layer and the link layer of the corresponding protocol stack is duplicated. For... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070223534 - Media recognition system: A media recognition system comprises an object management space, an object processing module and a media object space for storing media objects generated by object processing, wherein a pattern definition list stored in the object management space includes a plurality of action statements defining script programs to be executed in... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070223535 - Mobile communication terminal, mobile communication method, and information recording medium: A mobile communication terminal receives and reproduces a television broadcast from a broadcasting device, and determines any error in the packets making up the received stream data. Based on the continuity of determined error packets, the mobile communication terminal groups the packets to determine the packets for which a retransmission... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070223536 - Stream reproducing method and device: According to one embodiment, a stream reproducing method comprises a rewriting and decoding operation. First, a time stamp value added to transport stream (TS) packet in a time stamped transport stream is rewritten. The rewritten time stamp value now is synchronous with a program clock reference (PCR) value. Next, the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070223537 - Method of and apparatus for determining relative time alignment: An arrangement is provided for determining the relative time alignment between a first time base in a first interface and a second time base in a second interface. Packets of different sizes are sent in either or both directions and their propagation delays are determined in an alignment control section... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070223538 - System and method for using generic comparators with firmware interface to assist video/audio decoders in achieving frame sync: A method and system are provided for using generic comparators with firmware interface to assist video/audio decoders in achieving frame sync. The method may involve processing a portion of an incoming packet by hardware components, which may result in a partially processed packet. The incoming packet may comprise audio, video,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070223539 - System and method for voice transmission over network protocols: A system and method for voice transmission over high level network protocols. On the Internet and the World Wide Web, such high level protocols are HTTP/TCP. The restrictions imposed by firewalls and proxy servers are avoided by using HTTP level connections to transmit voice data. In addition, packet delivery guarantees... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP09/20/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived patents by title, number, class
20070217323 - Apparatus and method for reducing inter-subcarrier interference in ofdma system: An apparatus and method for reducing inter-subcarrier interference (ICI) in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) system are provided. The method includes determining a correction frequency from uplink intermediate frequency (IF) signals subjected to analog-to-digital conversion when an uplink radio frequency (RF) signal is input through an antenna of... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070217324 - Distributed control in synchronizing remote units to host unit: A bi-directional communication system is provided. The system includes a multipoint-to-point host unit and a plurality of remote units communicatively coupled to the multipoint-to-point host unit through an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing waveform. The multipoint-to-point host unit is configured to receive the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing waveform, the orthogonal frequency... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070217325 - Distributed control in synchronizing remote units to host unit: A method for an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing multipoint-to-point communications system is provided. The method includes establishing communication between a first remote unit of a plurality of remote units and a host unit, the plurality of remote units communicatively coupled to the host unit in a multipoint-to-point configuration, transmitting up... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070217326 - Method and system for transmitting a frame in a block transmission system and for decoding the frame thereof: Methods and systems for transmitting a modulated frame in a block transmission system and for decoding the modulated frame when received are provided. The block transmission system is a frequency reuse system. The transmission of a frame in a block transmission system includes modulating the frame using a modulation sequence... Agent: Beceem Communications Inc
20070217328 - Method for ofdm transmission with low latency, a base station, a user terminal and a network therefor: The invention concerns a method for OFDM transmission with low latency, whereby at least one pilot symbol (P, Pf, Ps) is transmitted within a transmission time interval (TTIn), said at least one pilot symbol (P, Pf, Ps) is used for channel estimation, OFDM symbols are equalized according to said channel... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217327 - A method for signal processing and a signal processor in an ofdm system: A method of signal processing for a receiver for OFDM encoded digital signals. The OFDM encoded digital signals are transmitted as data symbol sub-carriers in several frequency channels. A subset of the sub-carriers is in the form of pilot sub-carriers having a pilot value (ap) known to the receiver. First,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070217329 - Ofdm communication systems, transmitters and methods: A transmitter 100 transmits an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signal. A control unit 104 receives a group of input symbols (X0 to XN-1) based on which the transmitted signal is to be generated. The control unit selects, from among a plurality of available allocations of input symbols to sub-carriers,... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217330 - Ring network system, node device, and protection band testing method for the ring network system: In a ring network system, a first node device includes means for sending out a control signal for controlling one of a plurality of second node devices so as to allow signals transmitted over a protection band to pass through the second node device; each of the second node devices... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217331 - Method and apparatus for managing faults in a ring network: A method of managing faults in a ring network may include configuring a ring network to be in a “horseshoe” topology by disabling a communications link from distributing media between a selected pair of adjacent nodes while allowing other communications or non-related media to continue to be distributed via the... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070217332 - Communication method, apparatus, system and computer program: A communication system for making communication devices on a network separately transmit annunciation signals, said system comprising a control unit for controlling proportion of transmission of the annunciation signals of each communication device based upon device information of at least two communication devices. This makes it possible to control transmission... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070217333 - Apparatus and method for processing reception frame in a wireless terminal: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for estimating a state of a reception buffer, and processing a downlink frame based on the estimated state of the reception buffer in a wireless terminal. The method includes continuously monitoring a level of a reception buffer; determining based on the level of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070217334 - Wireless communication system, wireless base station, transmission rate determining method, and program for wireless communication system: By more flexibly controlling connection for each transmission rate in the wireless base station, the connection is established using possibly a higher transmission rate so long as the connection capacity of the wireless base station has a margin while efficiently determining the transmission rate according to the wave intensity from... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070217335 - Method and apparatus to facilitate communication resource usage control: A network element can monitor (105) communication resource usage by, for example, a first end user. A determination (106) can then be had as to whether this first end user's communication resource usage exceeds a predetermined individual level of usage for that first end user (as distinguished, for example, from... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20070217336 - Method and system for using a queuing device as a lossless stage in a network device in a communications network: A method for incorporating a queuing device as a lossless processing stage in a network device in a communications network, comprising: monitoring a depth of a queue in the queuing device, the queue for receiving packets from an upstream device within the network device, the queuing device acting as a... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070217337 - Communication system: In a communication system including an external maintenance terminal and a communication device in which boards including a maintenance-and-operation board and a switchboard are installed, the switchboard is directly connected to the external maintenance terminal, and a predetermined address is assigned for use only in communication between the maintenance-and-operation board... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217342 - Method and apparatus for security protection of service interruption in switch network: Embodiments of the present invention provide a security protection method and apparatus for performing security protection during service interruption occurring in a switch network. In an embodiment of the present invention, a transmitting-end device selects each sub-route from a plurality of sub-routes one by one to transmit a call to... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20070217340 - Qos information notification method, communication apparatus and inter-domain signaling apparatus for transmitting qos information over a multi-domain network: A QoS information notification method for transmitting QoS information over a multi-domain network includes steps of: (a) a first inter-domain signaling apparatus 11A transmitting QoS information to a first communication apparatus 13A; (b) the first communication apparatus 13A transmitting the received QoS information to a second communication apparatus 13B; (c)... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070217339 - Cross-layer qos mechanism for video transmission over wireless lan: A cross-layer QoS management method comprises monitoring a sequence of video frames (e.g., I, P and B frames of an MPEG video sequence) in a layer above the MAC layer; determining video frame sizes and a pattern of video frames per unit time; predicting a future data rate for a... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070217343 - Estimation of time-varying latency based on network trace information: Time-varying latency is estimated based on the round-trip time between the time of sending a message and the time of receiving an acknowledgement of receipt of the message. The round-trip time relative to a transmitter is modeled as a combination of known, or determinable, delays, plus an unknown latency, plus... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20070217338 - Method and apparatus for out-of-band xdsl troubleshooting and testing: In one illustrative embodiment a system for maintaining a communication link over a network includes a processor adapted to be coupled to a first communication link, the first communication link connected to a customer premises equipment (CPE), wherein the processor transmits data over the first link and switches to transmit... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20070217341 - Packet transmission apparatus: Wasteful use of radio resources is minimized in a packet transmission system which performs retransmission control at a higher layer. When transmission of a segment has failed at a lower layer and, for example, when the number of lower-layer retransmit requests from an error detection unit at the lower layer... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070217344 - Computerized system and method for deployment of management tunnels: The invention provides a framework for facilitating the deployment of management tunnels between management and managed devices. The tunnel may be initiated either from the management device or from the managed device. When the channel is first established, the credentials of the respective devices are verified. To this end, the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217345 - Ring type network system: A node for configuring a ring type network system in such a mode that a plurality of physical links belonging to difference rings exists between nodes opposite to each other, has a storage unit stored with link associated information representing an associated relationship between ports of physical links and a... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217346 - Tree-guided distributed link state routing method: A routing method of a wireless communication system is provided implementing advantageous features of both the tree routing and the link state routing. In the routing method, the system generates an adaptive tree table which defines a network in a tree structure of at least one branch with at least... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070217347 - Method and devices for providing a push-to-talk-connection between at least two user terminals in a communications network: By signalling information for establishing the push-to-talk communication of a first terminal with a switching node in a mobile telecommunications network, establishing a usable link with the switching node from the first terminal and then establishing a usable link with at least one other terminal from the switching node, a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217348 - Method, device and system with signal quality target for radio frequency power control in cellular systems: Improved power control mechanism for cellular time division duplex systems supporting multislot services. The improved power control mechanism allows for individual adaptation transmission power control (TPC) commands to time slot specific interference conditions in case several time slots are assigned to one composite transmission channel (CTrCH).... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk
20070217350 - Optimised iub transport: A common lub transport for transmitting identical multimedia service data blocks over an lub interface (9) from a radio network controller (RNC) (4a-c) to a base station device (5a-e) within a radio access network (3), to be forwarded to multimedia service joined mobile terminals (7) located in cells (6a-h) served... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070217349 - System and method for multi-access: A system and a method allowing a user terminal (18) in a network to simultaneously access a plurality of radio based access networks (19, 20) of diverse access technologies. Characteristic features of the invention are access selection adapters (22, 23), each one associated with a respective radio based access network,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070217351 - Communication control method of wireless lan system and relay apparatus: A relay apparatus (100) acting as an access point of wireless LAN watches a packet showing a request of starting communication among the packets to be relayed between terminal apparatuses (101,102) and records the identification information of the terminal apparatus included in the packet. When the number of the terminal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217352 - Method and apparatus for transmitting control frame to hidden node in wireless lan: A method and apparatus informs nodes included in a wireless local area network (LAN) of how to avoid access collision in a wireless LAN. A wireless LAN access point or an independent basic service set (IBSS) control station receives a Contention-Free-End (CF-End) frame, compares a basic service set ID (BSSID)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217353 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data within a multi-hop communication system: A method and apparatus for relaying data within a multi-hop communication system (200) is provided herein. During operation, all preamble (301, 305) and broadcast (303, 307) information for relaying nodes (201) and for the base station (204) is placed during a beginning portion (315) of a frame (300) prior to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070217356 - Apparatus and method for receiving a time-division multiplexed signal: The present invention aims to provide a reception apparatus that receives and demodulates a signal transmitted by using time-division multiplexing, with reduced power consumption. In detail, a receiving unit including a tuner operates to receive a signal only during a time period for which a desired signal is transmitted. The... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070217355 - System and method for adaptive information rate communication: A system and method for communicating information from a base station to one or more user terminals via a forward link to a relay and distribution device is provided. The method includes determining a separate information rate for information to be transmitted from the base station to each of the... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20070217354 - System and method for controlling vcc functionality in a network environment including ims: In one embodiment, a scheme is disclosed for controlling voice call continuity (VCC) functionality of a user equipment (UE) device with respect to a call in a network environment including a visited network and an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) network. The UE device's VCC operational mode is provided to be... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd
20070217360 - Method for making access points enter protection modes and mobile station utilizing the same: A mobile station (300) for making access points enter protection modes includes a scanning module (310), a dummy module (320), and a dummy access point (330). The scanning module scans an access point (10) not entering a protection mode. The dummy module produces the dummy access point. The dummy access... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070217359 - Radio network controller and channel assignment method by the same: A radio network controller for assigning, to each wireless terminal connected to a wireless network, one of an individual channel exclusively used by the wireless terminal and a common channel shared with at least one wireless terminal different from the wireless terminal as a communication channel, includes: a determination portion... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217358 - Data transmission: A radio system may provide dedicated uplink channels and HSUPA channels for user terminals. When the radio resource controller receives a request for an uplink transmission of an HSUPA channel, the radio resource controller may allow the uplink transmission through the HSUPA channel if the total throughput of the HSUPA... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070217357 - Transmisson rate determining method, and base station apparatus and terminal apparatus utilizing the same: Deterioration of transmission efficiency due to a change in modulation scheme is prevented. A terminal apparatus determines a line which is to be given the priority between an uplink or downlink, according to an application activating operation from an operator, and then makes a request accordingly to a base station... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070217361 - Uplink and downlink control signaling in wireless networks: Embodiments of the present invention provide for downlink and uplink control feedback signaling. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20070217362 - Amended control for resource allocation in a radio access network: A method for allocation of multi-carrier transmission resources to terminal devices in a network cell of a radio access network, the transmission resources being dividable into symbol-duration time spans in a time domain and into a plurality of sub-carriers in a frequency domain, comprises allocating to a respective terminal device... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070217364 - Access network system, connection station device, radio base station device, and packet loss reducing method: The present invention discloses a technique to reduce packet loss during the handover of a mobile terminal and to eliminate wasteful consumption of band. According to this technique, a connection station 103 and a radio base station 104 where a mobile terminal 100 is connected generate a plurality of own... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070217363 - Communication handover method, communication message processing method, program for causing computer to execute these methods, and communication system: Disclosed is a technique which enables a mobile node to promptly and continuously get an additional service (e.g., QoS guarantee) before and after the handover. According to the technique, a mobile terminal (MN 10) determines execution of a handover between subnets based on a predetermined condition, configures an NCoA, and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070217365 - Method and apparatus for channel optimization during point-to-point protocol (ppp) session requests: A method and apparatus for requesting PPP instances from a packet data services network includes a mobile station configured to send an origination message to a packet data service node (PDSN) at which it has arrived upon leaving the vicinity of another PDSN. The message informs the new PDSN of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070217366 - Method and apparatus for providing a communication unit with a handoff between networks: A communication unit (10) includes a mobility agent (225) for providing handoffs between a cellular network and a wireless local area network (11). The communication unit (10) determines if it should switch between the wireless local area network (11) and the cellular network for obtaining service, requests a handoff to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070217367 - Apparatus and method for supporting relay service in a multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: An apparatus and method for configuring a subframe to support a relay service in a multi-hop relay BWA communication system are provided, in which a first zone of a subframe is configured for at least one of communication between a BS and a first MS within the coverage area of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070217368 - Radio communication system, radio base station, radio communication terminal, radio communication method, and program for radio communication system: When it is possible to connect a radio communication terminal only at substantially the same frequency as is used in radio communication in a radio base station, and using a slot overlapping the slot used in the radio base station, the radio base station transmits a signal including power control... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070217369 - Downlink coordinated transmission in ofdma systems, including wimax systems: Embodiments described herein include methods for improving the SINR, and therefore communication quality or rate, in the downlink of a cellular communication system. In an embodiment, the system is an orthogonal-frequency-division multiple-access (OFDMA) system. In an embodiment, a set of terminals is designated a coordinated-transmission group. The set of terminal... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070217370 - System for minimizing signaling overhead in ofdma-based communication systems: A system of physical layer packet format and signaling methods is disclosed, wherein signaling overhead is minimized in applications where multiple users share air interface resources; improving efficiency in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) communication systems.... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20070217382 - Ad hoc network, terminal apparatus, and ad hoc network configuration method used for the same: To provide a portable terminal that can establish an ad hoc network by operating existing communication unit without requiring a burdensome operation of manually exchanging ad hoc setting information. The distribution determination section of a receiving portable terminal compares a message digest that is calculated by a telephone calling application... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070217380 - Method and apparatus for implementing a uniform platform for data/voice service: The present invention is directed to providing method and apparatus for implementing a uniform platform for data/voice service. An apparatus for implementing a uniform platform for data/voice service provided in the present invention comprises a base station controller and a Multi-BSSFast Packet Server, characterized in that said base station controller... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217381 - Method and system for updating and retrieving state information for mobile nodes: A method for updating and retrieving information for one or more nodes includes sending an update of at least a first indicator from at least a first node of a group of nodes to a home agent. Each of the group of nodes is associated with the home agent and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070217379 - Terminal location system and positioning method: A location system of a configuration that facilitates initial introduction, maintenance, and system expansion. A terminal location system basically has at least (N+1) base station (here, N=1 to 3) and a location server and finds a position of a terminal performing wireless communication in N-dimensional coordinates. Further, the terminal location... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070217376 - Authentication of wireless access nodes: A method and apparatus of a first wireless access node authenticating a second wireless access node is disclosed. The method includes the first wireless access node receiving a network advertisement from the second wireless access node, and the first wireless access node interrogating the second wireless access node by transmitting... Agent: Tropos Networks Patent Dept
20070217373 - Dynamic wireless backhaul: A communication system and a method of communicating data. A first backhaul site can be dynamically selected from a plurality of backhaul sites that are each configured to wirelessly communicate with an access point. A controller can dynamically configure a transmission parameter used to communicate a first backhaul data stream... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070217375 - Method for requesting wireless services with a single reusable identifier: An apparatus and method (300) are disclosed for requesting wireless services with a single reusable authorization code. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network management system (NMS) (102) having a controller (108) that manages operations of a communications interface (104) that communicates... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070217377 - Method, mobile station, and software product for access point selection: A method, mobile station, and software product are used to select an access point in a wireless local area network (WLAN) for access by the mobile station. This is accomplished by calculating a preference value for each of a plurality of the access points, based upon information regarding current communication... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070217385 - Point-controlled contention arbitration: In an example embodiment, there is described herein a method for providing quality of service during a contention period. A tiered access protocol enables an Access Point to act as a channel arbitrator and gain control a channel during a contention period. The Access Point waits a specified amount of... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20070217378 - Reduced interframe spacing in a wireless lan receiver: A receiver in a wireless local area network capable of receiving and processing plurality of frames that are separated by a reduced interframe spacing interval. . Upon receiving a frame, the receiver determines whether the received frame is using Reduced Interframe Spacing intervals. When the received frame includes a RIFS... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070217372 - System and method for distributing data in dedicated short-range communication system: A data distribution system includes a controller communicatively coupled to an origin. A plurality of mobile units capable of storing, receiving, and communicating data pass within communication range of the origin. The controller has data configured for a destination, but the destination is communicatively unlinked from the controller. To communicate... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070217371 - Systems and methods for wireless security using distributed collaboration of wireless clients: Systems and methods for distributed monitoring of a wireless network using a plurality of wireless client devices in communication with the wireless network.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070217374 - Techniques to collaborate wireless terminal position location information from multiple wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a wireless terminal operable in a wireless local area network (WLAN) and a wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN), wherein the wireless terminal is capable of collaborating terminal position information in the WMAN and terminal position information in the WLAN to... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070217383 - Wireless lan mobile station, wireless lan system, and method and program of controlling handover: A wireless LAN mobile station stores a threshold value serving as a criterion for executing a handover process and which is increased on the basis of other conditions in addition to a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) so as to facilitate the execution of the handover process and expedite the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070217384 - Wireless lan mobile station, wireless lan system, and method and program of controlling handover: A wireless LAN mobile station is capable of decreasing the frequency of handovers. The wireless LAN mobile stations 1-1 to 1-N are configured to calculate the number of executing the handover processes in unit time and change a threshold value serving as a criterion for executing the handover process on... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070217386 - Disjoint iterative chip equalization and multi-user detection for cdma communication system on a mimo channnel: second interference subtraction (204) that uses an estimate of previously regenerated multi-user interference (MUI); processing to generate an MAI+ISI interference estimate and an MUI interference estimate for the received data from the data filtered in this way. The invention relates further to a reception system adapted to implement the method... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070217387 - Method and telecommunication system for appointing frequency assignment mode and/or broadcast/multicast service assignment ration for providing broadcast/multicast service: A method and a telecommunication system for appointing a frequency assignment mode and ratio for providing a broadcast/multicast service are disclosed. The system includes at least one access terminal (AT) for receiving a 1xEV-DO service or the BCMCS through a 1xEV-DO system, a base station manager (BSM) for receiving BCMCS... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP
20070217389 - Apparatus and method for processing data in a wireless network: Provided is an apparatus and method for processing data in a wireless network. The method includes receiving packet data transmitted in a downlink transmission interval, determining whether a current state is one in which processing of the packet data is possible; and if processing of the packet data is not... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070217388 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication method: The present invention relates to a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method that improve a throughput without increasing an overhead of a wireless frame. The wireless communication device performing communications by using a wireless frame containing a control channel and a data channel, for improving the throughput without... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217390 - Apparatus and method for use in allocating a channel resource in wireless multiple access communications systems: Allocation of a wireless communications system channel resource is managed by utilizing traffic segment allocation. This is realized by partitioning the channel resource into an assignment channel and a traffic channel in a fixed manner. The assignment channel includes assignment segments and the traffic channel includes traffic segments. The traffic... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070217391 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for setting congestion levels for a plurality of routes to a common destination: Methods, systems, and computer program products for setting congestion levels for a plurality of routes to a common destination are disclosed. According to one method, a transfer controlled (TFC) message concerning a destination is received at a signaling message routing node that maintains a plurality of routes to a common... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20070217392 - Programmbale controller and communication unit: A programmable controller includes a CPU (central processing unit) unit; and a communication unit coupled to the CPU unit via an internal bus. Each of the CPU unit and the communication unit provides a TCP/IP protocol. The internal bus is coupled to the internet layer of the CPU unit, and... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070217394 - Ims subscriber access control: A method of controlling subscriber access to SIP-based services facilitated by an IP Multimedia Subsystem. The method comprises defining at a Serving Call Session Control Function node at least one default screening trigger, and downloading from a Home Subscriber Subsystem, specific screening triggers allocated to at least certain subscribers. At... Agent: Albihns Stockholm Ab
20070217393 - Message system: A method of two-way communication between a web browser and a mobile telecommunication device including the steps of; accessing a web-site via a computer, sending a message to a mobile telecommunication device from the web-site, and at a message server capturing information uniquely identifying the computer, assigning an identification number... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20070217396 - Method and apparatus for making voip connection through network: A method for establishing a voice connection through a network is provided. The method comprises the steps of receiving a voice information; analyzing the voice information and generating a recognized result; and establishing the voice connection through the network according to the recognized result. Apparatus and machine-readable medium which can... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070217398 - Method and apparatus for providing customized ring back to calling terminals in a cable network: In an apparatus and method, one method example has the steps of: placing a call from a calling terminal to a called terminal in a cable telecommunication network, and communicating with a ring back application; initiating a new call by the ring back application to the called terminal via a... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20070217395 - Method for checking data transfer authorization in a data mobile network: Data transfer between a first subscriber having a first IP address and a second subscriber having a second IP address via a tariff-reduced data connection in a data mobile radio network is controlled by a functional unit in the data mobile radio network examining the authorization of the subscribers using... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217397 - Power control for handoffs between voice over internet protocol and circuit switched calls: An open loop power control method for setting a transmit power of mobile station (22) during a handoff from a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service to a circuit switched service sets a transmit power of the mobile station based upon a power level associated with the VoIP call. A... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20070217401 - Video-and-audio transmission method for voip phone: A video-and-audio transmission method is provided for a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone. The VoIP phone is communicated with a server. The video-and-audio transmission method includes the steps: (a) the VoIP phone releasing a video-and-audio data upon receipt thereof; (b) judging whether the VoIP phone has received an activating... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070217400 - Audio distribution over internet protocol: Systems and methods for distributing audio locally over Internet Protocol (IP) are disclosed. The system may comprise a first host machine having a process hub (PHub) for handling local communications with a plurality of process spokes (PSpokes) on the first host machine, and a second host machine having a process... Agent: Trenner Law Firm, LLC
20070217402 - Communication system and method for implementing ip cross-domain interconnecting via border media gateway: A communication system for implementing IP cross-domain interconnecting via Border media Gateway (BG) includes: different IP domains, each of which includes: a Media Gateway Controller (MGC) for call control and a Media Gateway (MG) for media bearing; the communication system includes a BG for implementing interconnecting of the IP domains... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070217399 - Hotline implementation using session initiation protocol legacy telephones: A telephone network that utilizes the Internet (or a comparable network) to interconnect several VoIP-style phones and at least one operator's phone and that enables one or more of the VoIP-style phones to operate as courtesy phones which are connected through automatically to an operator's phone whenever a courtesy phone... Agent: Perry Hoffman & Associates P.C.
20070217404 - Time switch: Provided is a time switch capable of allowing a user to readily set up or change a schedule. For this purpose, a chassis 30 of the time switch 10 has same size (i.e., two-row-module size) as that obtained by arranging two three-module sized implanted type wiring devices in two lines... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070217403 - Active switch replacement using a single point code: Described are methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for active switch replacement using a single point code. Signaling data associated with the point code is received via signaling links associated with the active switch. The signaling data is routed to a replacement switch if the signaling data is associated... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20070217405 - Scalable balanced switches: A balanced, bufferless switch scalable to high capacities and requiring less processing effort with less internal fabric expansion in comparison with prior-art switches. The balanced, bufferless switch employs a pre-switching or post-switching balanced-connector.... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP
20070217412 - Method and a feed circuit for feeding a stream of digital transmission data into a transmission medium having frequency suppression: A feed circuit accepts a stream of digital payload data and inserts it at predetermined first positions into a stream of digital transmission data. The feed circuit generates supplementary digital data using the stream of digital payload data and inserts it at predetermined second positions into a stream of digital... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070217408 - Address resolution device, address resolution method, and communication system including the same: An address resolution device includes a gate keeper having an address table with which global addresses, private addresses, and grouping IDs can be registered. During address registration, the gate keeper registers the address of a communication packet into the global addresses, the address assigned to the terminal into the private... Agent: Okada C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20070217406 - Bidirectional qos reservation within an in-band signaling mechanism: A mechanism for a bidirectional reservation procedure within an in-band signaling mechanism gives symmetric real-time services running on mobile devices, which are used to support different access technologies in dynamic, mobile, wireless IP networks where the quality of the node connectivity can sometimes be unpredictably time-varying, the possibility to mutually... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070217410 - Method and apparatus for controlling route in network: A route controlling apparatus is provided on a center side in a network having a carrier-redundant configuration in which the center side and a base side are connected using a plurality of different carriers, and includes a load distribution table that stores information for load distribution; and a controlling unit... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217407 - Method and system for implementing traversal through network address translation: The present invention discloses a method for implementing traversal through network address translation. The method adopts a FULL PROXY mode for implementing traversal through Network Address Translation (NAT) server or Firewall (FW) by simultaneously relaying call signalings and media streams from a user terminal in a private network. Meanwhile, a... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20070217411 - Method and system for mobile network nodes in heterogeneous networks: The invention relates to a method and a system for creating an optimized communications link (SC/DC) between at least two mobile network nodes (10, 11), whereby corresponding interface management modules (40, 41) create lookup tables (401, 411) of available network interfaces (30, 31), whereby configuration data are transmitted between the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070217413 - Method for assigning an ip address to a network connectable device, and a device configured thereby: A method of assigning a predetermined IP address to a device for installation on a private network. This IP address can be assigned before installation into any private network without having to be reassigned and without creating addressing conflicts, thereby simplifying the installation process. A registered global IP address is... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20070217409 - Tagging network i/o transactions in a virtual machine run-time environment: An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to tag network transactions. A virtual queue stores packets received from and transmitted to a network interface card (NIC). A global session manager manages packet communication with a capability operating system (COS). A global virtual machine (VM) database stores global session... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070217416 - Multicast system, communication apparatus, and multicast method: A message-type determining unit determines whether an IGMP message received from a user terminal is a join message. A table controlling unit determines that a connection needs to be established when receiving a join message from a user terminal. The table controlling unit determines that a connection needs to be... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070217417 - Efficient transmission of data to multiple network nodes: An improved method, system, and computer program product for efficient transmission of data to multiple network nodes is disclosed. A method for transmitting a data block over a network from a first sending node to a first set of recipient nodes, comprises, in the first sending node, a) dividing the... Agent: Ward & Olivo
20070217415 - System and method for implementing multicast over a label-switched core network: Various devices and methods for implementing multicast over a label-switched core network are disclosed. For example, an edge node can include a physical interface, which is not enabled for multicast, that is configured to be coupled to a core network and a packet rewrite module coupled to the physical interface.... Agent: Brenna A. Brock Campbell Stephenson Ascolese LLP
20070217414 - System and method for multicasting over power lines: A method of communicating over a power line communications system is provided. Data is received into a power line communication system (PLCS). The downstream data may be transmitted along a medium voltage power line in one or more multicast packets to a plurality of devices. Along pathways for transmitting the... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070217424 - Apparatus and method for processing packets in secure communication system: A secure communication system comprises at least one virtual private network (VPN) gateway for managing tunnel information of other VPN gateways that are connected via tunnels for secure communication, and for transmitting the tunnel information to each terminal connected via a secure network. When a packet received from the terminal... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070217425 - Exporting management information base data using ipfix: In one embodiment, a networking device includes logic encoded in one or more tangible media for execution and when executed operable to cause performing receiving a command to collect a unique object identifier that represents a unique management information base (MIB) object; retrieving, in response to receiving the command, a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20070217421 - Method and apparatus for controlling packet-transmission, and computer product: A transmission control apparatus controls transmission of a packet requesting a name resolution. A determining unit monitors a state of a server that performs the name resolution, and determines whether there is a failure in a first server. A transmission control unit converts, when the determining unit determines that there... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20070217418 - Contact priority reordering: A method is disclosed that provides a way to manage the registrations of telecommunications endpoints, and to prioritize those registered endpoints, or “contacts,” that belong to a user, without some of the disadvantages in the prior art. The technique of the illustrative embodiment, which is referred to as “contact priority... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070217420 - Method and apparatus for distributing labels in a label distribution protocol multicast network: A method of distributing labels in a label distribution protocol multicast network having a root node and at least one leaf node comprises the steps, performed at a receiving node, of receiving a label and path vector from a distributing node, carrying out loop or convergence detection from the received... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070217423 - Method and device for apping the payload data of multimedia connections in a packet network: In one aspect of the invention, audio and video user data are separated. The audio user data is conducted via a TDM loop, where it is tapped and the video user data is fed to the recipient via the packet network, the separated audio and video user data are then... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070217422 - Network communication monitoring system, network communication monitoring method, central apparatus, relay unit, and memory product for storing a computer program: The central apparatus obtains the destination information of a plurality of terminal devices, generates one request packet consolidating the obtained plural destination information, and transmits the generated one request packet. The relay unit receives one request packet, generates a plurality of request packets on the basis of the consolidated destination... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070217419 - Technique for efficiently routing ip traffic on ce-ce paths across a provider network: A technique efficiently routes Internet Protocol (IP) traffic on paths between customer edge devices (CEs) across a provider network (“CE-CE paths”) in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a path computation element (PCE), e.g., a provider edge device (PE), may learn dynamic link attribute information of remote links... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070217427 - Method and system for transmitting/receiving data in heterogeneous communication systems: A method is provided a system for transmitting/receiving data in heterogeneous communication systems having a mobile station, a first communication system currently accessed by the mobile station, and a second communication system having an access scheme different from the first communication system. The method includes accessing, by the mobile station,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070217426 - Systems and methods for connecting networked devices: Systems and methods that facilitate the selection and connection of sub-devices managed by virtual device or logical units (LUs) within a network. In one exemplary embodiment, LU connections are preferably brought to the IP layer using HTTP commands and responses. These IP layer commands are used to communicate connection information... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20070217429 - Method and apparatus for automatic power saving mode insertion when an unknown or an offensive receiver detected in a wireless access system: Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system, etc. for automatic power saving mode insertion when an unknown or an offensive receiver detected in a wireless access system. A method comprises generating a look-up-table from AGWN payloads in a plurality of AGWN packets. The look-up-table is then transmitted from a... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20070217428 - Automation fallback to p2p lsps for mldp built multipoint-trees: A method of using a point-to-point (P2P) label switched path (LSP) to transmit multicast data packets partially through a multiprotocol label switched (MPLS) network when one or more label switched routers (LSRs) of the MPLS are not multicast label distribution protocol (mLDP) enabled. The P2P LSP can be used to... Agent: Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, LLP
20070217430 - Method and system for initiating communications: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for use in establishing communications includes receiving an invitation for communication at a first device. The invitation for communication is devoid of video capability information. In response to receiving the invitation for communication, the method includes transmitting, from the first device,... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070217431 - Data security achieved by use of gigabit ethernet and standard ethernet filtering: A system and method for transporting data are provided. A first domain includes a first plurality of filters in a first communications channel including a common portion. A second domain includes a second plurality of filters in a second communications channel including the common portion. The first and second plurality... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20070217433 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing relay division multiple access: An apparatus, computer program and method are provided. A first control signal is received from a first network node and a second control signal is received from a second network node. From the received first and second control signals is determined a first relative weight and a second relative weight.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070217432 - Cooperative relay networks using rateless codes: A system and method for communicating information in a wireless cooperative relay network of nodes, the nodes including a source, a set of relays, and a destination. The source broadcasts a code word encoded as a data stream using a rateless code. The relays receive the data stream, decode the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20070217437 - Method and apparatus for communicating with one of plural devices associated with a single telephone number during a disaster and disaster recovery: A system for (and a method of) selectively establishing communication with one of plural devices associated with a single telephone number during a disaster or disaster recovery period. The method can offer disaster recovery to an enterprise depending upon its size, financial well-being and desired capabilities. For example, the enterprise... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070217435 - Method and apparatus to provide network event messages: These various embodiments are usable in a context that comprises a first network that serves to communicatively couple an entity within a second network (which second network is different than the first network) with an end user platform. Pursuant to these teachings this entity is identified as having a predetermined... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070217434 - Method for configuring remote ip phones: A system and method for configuring a communication device such as IP phone to operate in central and remote networks is disclosed. A central network includes an Internet Gateway Device, an Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) and a communication device. The communication device downloads and stores a configuration... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070217436 - Methods and apparatus for centralized content and data delivery: Methods and apparatus for centralized content, media and data delivery and access within a premises such as, e.g., a residence. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a remotely manageable premises device that acts as a centralized client networking platform, providing gateway services such as network management as well as traditional... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates Suite 375
20070217438 - Ring node device and method of connecting terminal to ring node device: A ring node device includes a main Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) card and a queued RPR card. Upon detection of disconnection of a communication link between the main RPR card and an L2/L3 switch, the ring node device exercises control to switch from the main RPR card to the queued... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217439 - Semi distributed control system on chip: This invention relates to a system on chip for data flow type application. The system comprises a network on chip, a central controller and processing units connected to said network via associated network interfaces. A processing unit and/or its associated interface network can be configured on command from the central... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070217440 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving broadcast channels in cellular communication systems supporting scalable bandwidth: Provided is a method and an apparatus for transmitting/receiving a Broadcast Channel (BCH), by which a User Equipment (UE) can successfully receive system information of neighboring cells in a system supporting the scalability of a UE reception bandwidth and a system bandwidth. The method includes identifying a system bandwidth of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070217441 - Method and system for estimating co-channel interference in a frame of a block transmission system: A method and system for estimating Co-Channel Interference (CCI) at each pilot sub-carrier of each symbol in a frame of a block transmission system is provided. The method includes determining the CCI at each pilot sub-carrier of a predetermined number of symbols (L). The predetermined number of symbols is equal... Agent: Company: Beceem Communications, Inc.
20070217442 - System and method for multiplexing setpoints: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method of providing analog setpoints that eliminate, or at least substantially reduces, the shortcomings of prior art analog setpoint systems and methods. One embodiment of the present invention includes a method of multiplexing analog setpoints comprising transmitting the analog signal to... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20070217444 - Computer: A computer capable of easily obtaining RTL of a TOP circuit after a block circuit is separated out of the TOP circuit. A port information input unit inputs the port information of the TOP circuit described in RTL, and the port information of block circuits composing the TOP circuit, from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217443 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and computer program product: A communication apparatus that performs data transmission on a medium according to the packet switching system includes an upper-layer processing unit that performs processing of data to be transmitted, a Phy processing unit that manages an operation of physical access to the medium, and a media-access-control processing unit that generates... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070217445 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including, one or more modules that are interconnected via a system bus, wherein each of one or more the modules includes, a functional device, which conforms to a local interface that differs from an interface for the system bus, and performs a predetermined... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070217446 - Network based digital access point device: An internet-protocol (IP) based digital audio device having a network interface receiving a digital audio signal from an IP network and implemented with web services for devices. The digital audio device further includes a digital to analog (D/A) converter connected to the network interface converting the digital audio signal to... Agent: Mcguirewoods, LLP
20070217447 - Method, apparatus and system for interworking between signaling networks: A method for interworking between a first signaling network and a second signaling network is provided. The first signaling network includes a first signaling point and a signaling transfer point, and the second signaling network includes a second signaling point, the first signaling network is connected with the second signaling... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070217448 - Estimating available bandwidth with multiple overloading streams: Systems and methods for estimating available bandwidth with multiple overloading streams are described. In one aspect, a set of packets are communicated by a probing sender to a receiver. The packets are sent at multiple sending rates. At least two of the sending rates result in multiple overloading streams of... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070217449 - Shared medium ca/csma robustness: A method includes providing transmission opportunity synchronization information from a transmitting network device to other network devices attempting to follow the same transmission opportunities schedule as the transmitting network device. A network device includes a transceiver to transmit and receive transmission opportunity synchronization information, and a unit to utilize transmission... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky
20070217450 - Broadcast processing method for network system and network system: A network system broadcast data from one node to a plurality of other nodes, which can decrease the time required for broadcast. A transfer source node divides the transfer data to be broadcasted, and transfers each divided data separately from the network adapters of the transfer source node to the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070217451 - Data transmission method and transmission circuit thereof: A data transmission method and the transmission circuit thereof for transmitting data between a host and a peripheral apparatus are disclosed. The data transmission method includes the following steps. First, a clock signal is transmitted by a first pin. Then, a data signal is transmitted by a second pin according... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070217452 - Ts transmission system, transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and ts transmission method: A transmitting apparatus includes an input interface which receives a TS, a counter which counts the number of packets contained in the TS and output count values, a multiplexing section which multiplexes the output count values of PCR packets contained in the TS on a predetermined position of each PCR... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070217453 - Data processing architectures: A data processing architecture comprising: an input device for receiving an incoming stream of data packets; and a plurality of processing elements which are operable to process data received thereby; wherein the input device is operable to distribute data packets in whole or in part to the processing elements in... Agent: Potomac Patent Group, PLLC
20070217454 - Using a single point code to represent multiple switching devices: Described are methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for using a single point code to represent multiple switching devices. A first software node and a second software node are associated to the single point code. The first software node is assigned to a first switch and the second software... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20070217455 - Method and device for interference mitigation using redundant transmission in separate ism bands: A device for transmitting data packets over a data link, comprising: an interference signal detector adapted to continually detect a frequency of interference signals on the data link, designator adapted to assign a first frequency channel and a first time slot on the data link, wherein the first frequency channels... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department09/13/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived patents by title, number, class
20070211616 - Resource allocation for shared signaling channels: A shared signaling channel can be used in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) communication system to provide signaling, acknowledgement, and power control messages to access terminals within the system. The shared signaling channel may comprise reserved logical resources that can be assigned to subcarriers, OFDM symbols, or combinations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211617 - Variable error correction in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: Variable error correction for a multipoint-to-point orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises: a host unit; a plurality of remote units using a multiple access scheme to communicate at the same time with the host unit using OFDM; wherein the host unit allocates... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070211618 - Method and apparatus for dynamically changing the preamble length of a burst communication: Preamble length of burst communication signals dynamically changed to compensate in changes to linear distortion of a communication channel. Pre-equalization coefficients are provided to network element which pre-equalize communications with the CMTS. Long preamble lengths are used for a select few communications while short preamble lengths are used for the... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070211619 - Method and apparatus for hybrid cdm ofdma wireless transmission: A method and apparatus for wireless transmission from a mobile unit to a base station includes multiplexing a pilot signal and a data signal, wherein the data signal operates at a data rate by splitting the data signal into a plurality of data streams; applying a pilot gain to the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070211620 - Method and apparatus for scheduling an acknowledgement transmission: A communication system distributes, in the time domain, acknowledgment transmissions by a group of access terminals sharing a same time domain resource. A position of one or more access terminals in the group of access terminals is determined and each of the one or more access terminals then sends an... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070211621 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus is disclosed which connects to a network and which controls transmission to the network of data being output by an external apparatus having at least a data output function. The information processing apparatus includes a connection switcher configured to disconnect from the network in case of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070211622 - Path switching control system, path swithching control method and computer system using path switching control: Disclosed is a path switching control system for controlling path switching, including: an active path control unit for controlling active paths; a standby path control unit for controlling standby paths; and a path switching control unit being configured in hardware and for controlling the path switching, wherein the path switching... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070211623 - Failure recovery method, network device, and program: In a network composed of a plurality of network devices (4) equipped with a group of control modules (21) having a routing protocol section (6) for exchanging link information and a signaling protocol section (7) for determining a path, when a failure occurs in a link constituting the current path,... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070211624 - Communication device, radio communication arrangement and method for transmitting information: A radio communication device having a first radio transmission unit for transmitting information according to a first radio transmission technology as well as a second radio transmission unit for transmitting information according to a second radio transmission technology. In addition, the radio communication device has a selection unit for selecting... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070211626 - Hardware throttling of network traffic sent to a processor based on new address rates: In an embodiment of the invention, a method and apparatus for hardware throttling of network traffic, includes: receiving a packet; and preventing the packet from being copied, based on a rate field value associated with a new address in the packet information in the packet. The packet is not copied... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070211625 - Wireless communication device and method for dynamic bidirectional aggregation of mac frames with delayed channel access in a wireless network: Embodiments of a wireless communication device and method for dynamic bidirectional aggregation of media-access control (MAC) layer frames in a wireless network are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, the time between consecutive bursts is dynamically varied based on a MAC channel access... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070211632 - Method and system for quality of service control for remote access to universal plug and play: A method and system for QoS control for remote access to UPnP devices, is disclosed. Enabling QoS control for remote access to UPnP devices involves providing a UPnP control point; providing a UPnP device in a network, wherein the first UPnP control point is connected to the network via a... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070211631 - Method and system for traffic control for providing quality of service in a network: A method and system for providing QoS in a network using traffic management including traffic stream admission and traffic control, is provided. The traffic stream admission and control is achieved using parameterized QoS within a network. Such parameterized QoS enhances QoS service in the UPnP QoS architecture.... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070211627 - Distributed communication traffic control systems and methods: Distributed communication traffic control systems and methods are disclosed. An amount of communication traffic received from a traffic management device and stored in a communication traffic queue at a communication device is monitored. Based on the amount of communication traffic stored in the communication traffic queue, a determination is made,... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070211629 - Method and system for controlling wireless lan route, apparatus for managing wireless lan, and wireless lan access terminal: An AP managing server manages wireless LAN apparatuses wirelessly connected to an access terminal. The wireless LAN apparatuses are provided for each communication service (VoIP communication, HTTP communication) in a single subnet and a route connecting to the access terminal is made redundant for each communication service. The AP managing... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070211630 - Method for receiving multimedia message in wireless terminal: Disclosed is a method for receiving a multimedia message in a wireless terminal, the method including setting reception reservation information (multimedia message reception reservation information) of the multimedia message; when basic information of the multimedia message is received, analyzing the basic information of the multimedia message; comparing the basic information... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211628 - Network management method, program and system: A network management apparatus interconnects a plurality of computers through physical lines having a predetermined line speed to manage a switch apparatus constructing a parallel computer system. The switch apparatus comprises a plurality of physical port units to enable or disable the same through individual power supply ON/OFF control for... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070211633 - Competitive and considerate congestion control: An end-to-end congestion control is provided that emulates a different service differentiation than the common low-normal priority. This protocol is referred to as 4CP (Competitive, Considerate Congestion Control). The target service differentiation enables provisioning of per-flow average bandwidth guarantees to “normal” traffic, but not at the expense of potentially starving... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070211634 - Controlling network traffic: In an ATM exchange, a cell transmission control section transmits an ATM cell to a transmission path of an ATM network. A traffic monitor monitors traffic of the cell transmissions. A statistical process section performs a temporal statistical process on the result of the traffic monitoring using a clock and... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20070211635 - Method and apparatus for coincidence counting for estimating flow statistics: The invention includes a method and apparatus for determining a coincidence count associated with a traffic flow in a network. The method includes receiving a first packet having a first flow identifier associated with one of the traffic flows, comparing the first flow identifier of the first packet to each... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070211637 - Method of optimizing routing of demands in a network: The present invention relates to a method for optimization of demands in a packet switched communication network, especially, though not exclusively, for the optimization of demands in a Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) packet switched communication network. The present invention provides a method to enable network nodes, such as routers... Agent: Perman & Green
20070211636 - Effective bandwidth path metric and path computation method for wireless mesh networks with wired links: Enhanced mesh network performance is provided by computation of a path metric with respect to multi-hop paths between nodes in a mesh network and determination of a path through the mesh network that is optimal according to the path metric. Information is communicated in the mesh network according to the... Agent: Walstein Bennett Smith Iii
20070211638 - System and method for reserving resources in a mobile network environment using multiple interfaces: A system and method for reserving resources for a Mobile Node (MN) having a plurality of wireless network interfaces in a mobile network under a multi-homed environment are provided, wherein the MN transmits query messages requesting a path be setup to a plurality of Access Routers (ARs) accessible through the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070211639 - Central interception and evaluation unit: Disclosed are a particularly efficient and resource-saving method and device for intercepting at least one user of a communication terminal in a communication network. The invention is characterized in that a central interception and evaluation unit (BAA) receives service data of at least one communication terminal (MS), said received service... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070211641 - Link quality prediction: A method and apparatus of predicting link quality of a link is disclosed. The method includes receiving multi-carrier modulated signals over a period of time, estimating an SNR for each received sub-carrier, constructing a sequence of the SNRs, and estimating link PER based upon knowledge of encoding and/or interleaving used... Agent: Tzero Patent Dept
20070211640 - Switch testing in a communications network: A method, system or switch device, the switch device having both switch and test capabilities. A method includes running in a test or switch mode or both; and, performing the testing operation or the switching operations, or both. Another method includes setting up the test functionality in the switch device,... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20070211643 - Method for determining connection status of wired network: A method applied to a wired network including a first network device and a second network device is disclosed. The first and second network devices each include a first set of connection ends and a second set of connection ends. Firstly, the first network device transmits a specific signal pattern... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070211642 - Telecommunication distribution device with multi-circuit board arrangement: A telecommunications apparatus includes a switching matrix. The telecommunications apparatus also includes a plurality of conductive user output locations and a plurality of conductive network input locations. For any given user output location there exists a conductive path coupling the given user output location to a corresponding network input location.... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070211645 - Method and management apparatus for classifying congestion paths based on packet delay: A method for classifying congestion paths based on packet delay in a plurality of paths between measurement nodes, has the following steps. First, it receives a measurement data unit including an origin node, a destination node, and a sent time and a received time in a received packet from the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070211644 - Graphical representation of the flow of a packet through a network device: A method for graphically displaying a packet progression within a network device is described. Phases that correspond to operations performed on a packet within a network device are identified. The phases are visually displayed. The display indicates progression of the packet through the phases.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070211646 - Integrated self-optimizing multi-parameter and multi-variable point to multipoint communication system: The invention provides a method and system for adaptive point to multipoint wireless communication. The wireless physical layer and the wireless media-access-control (MAC) layer collectively include a set of parameters, which are adaptively modified by a base station controller for communication with a plurality of customer premises equipment. The base... Agent: Swernofsky Law Group PC
20070211649 - Automatic establishment of a network connection for automated network element configuration: The invention relates to a simplified way to configure a new network element in a 3G radio access network. According to the invention, a network element, which requires connectivity to another external network element, automatically performs probing a connection in order to establish a connection to a network management system... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070211648 - Dynamic data path component configuration apparatus and methods: Dynamic data path component configuration apparatus and methods are disclosed. A configuration of a data path link that is operatively coupled to a communication equipment data path is determined. A determination as to whether a configurable data path component, which is configurable to exchange data with the data path link... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070211647 - Method and apparatus for payload-based flow estimation: The invention includes a method and apparatus for generating a coincidence count table adapted for determining at least one flow statistic. The method includes receiving a plurality of packets comprising a respective plurality of payloads, comparing payloads associated with consecutive ones of the plurality of packets for identifying at least... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070211650 - Node device cooperating with switch which implements zones in a fibre channel system: In a system comprising a first fabric and a plurality of devices coupled to the fabric by Fibre Channel connections, the devices are logically grouped to form configurations and zones. A configuration includes at least one zone, and each zone includes at least one device as a member of the... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070211651 - Peer-to-peer trading platform with roles-based transactions: A computer-implemented method and system is disclosed in which a network-based interaction environment includes a plurality of peer-to-peer nodes being able to communicate directly with each other using a peer-to-peer protocol and a peer-to-peer client application, and a first peer-to-peer client application running on a first peer-to-peer client of the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth/ebay
20070211652 - Mobile communication apparatus: A mobile communication apparatus usable for voice communication exchanging a received sound and a spoken sound is provided. The mobile communication apparatus includes a first section, a second section movably connected to the first section in an ordinary mechanical mode or an extra mechanical mode, a detector configured to detect... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20070211653 - Wireless communication device, mac address management system, wireless communication method, and program: A MAC address management system acquires code data obtained by encoding a temporary MAC address that can be temporarily used and decodes the acquired code data to perform wireless communication. The MAC address management system includes a MAC distributing server device in which a temporary MAC address which can be... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070211655 - Method and circuit for reducing power consumption of a wireless local network: A method for reducing power consumption of a wireless local area network is provided. The wireless local area network comprises a first station communicating according to a first version communication standard, a second station communicating according to a second version communication standard, and an access point. The second station has... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070211654 - Power-saving method for wireless sensor network: A power-saving method of wireless communication device, which operates a sleep mode for minimizing power consumption except for an active mode for communication, initializes a sleep probability upon the device being turned on, operates the active mode for communication with starting an active mode timer, transits to the sleep mode... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070211656 - Method and apparatus for time multiplexing uplink data and uplink signaling information in an sc-fdma system: Provided is a method and an apparatus for transmitting uplink information items having various characteristics by using a single FFT block. The method includes determining if there is uplink signaling information to be transmitted when there is uplink data to be transmitted; time multiplexing the uplink data and a first... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211663 - Method and apparatus for triggering a new scheduling information transmission in a wireless communications system: A method of triggering transmission of Scheduling Information (SI) used in a user end (UE) of a wireless communications system includes executing a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) process to transmit a packet containing scheduling information, and triggering transmission of a new SI when the number of transmissions of the... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070211659 - Method for implementing eap authentication relay in a wireless access system: The present invention is related to a method for implementing EAP authentication relay in a wireless access system. During the EAP authentication process, an authentication protocol of the EAP over a wireless medium runs between the Supplicant and the Authentication Relay, the EAPoL protocol runs between the Authentication Relay and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070211660 - apparatus and method for hybrid automatic repeat request: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate using both synchronous and asynchronous HARQ assignment schemes. According to various aspects, the system and methods are described for determining if a synchronous HARQ or an asynchronous HARQ assignment scheme should be used for providing a resource assignment and indicating whether the resource... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211657 - Apparatus and method for assigning time domain resources to a receiver: In order to address the above-mentioned need, a method and apparatus for assigning time-domain resources to a wireless receiver is provided herein. During operation a resource assigned to a particular node will comprise a particular-length subframe having a unique combination of a number of contiguous slots and a slot start... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070211658 - Method and system for deassignment of resources in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods are disclosed that facilitate dynamically de-assigning resources and communication channels for transmitting messages indicative of resource de-assigning. Systems and method for generating and interpreting de-assignment messages are also provided.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211661 - Method and system for generating a superframe preamble in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing network: A method for generating a superframe preamble for a superframe in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing network is provided. The superframe preamble comprises a plurality of symbols. For a first one of the symbols, a first set of subcarriers of a carrier is allocated to a first broadcast channel, with... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070211662 - System and method for transmitting and receiving resource allocation information in a wireless communication system: A system and method for transmitting resource allocation information in a wireless communication system is provided. A transmitter transmits resource allocation information mapped to a current time interval in a first region to a receiver, and transmits resource allocation information mapped to a next time interval in a second region.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211665 - Area management system: A transmission area is specified flexibly in accordance with the contents of a flow. An area identification number (SHOG) is specified for each interlaced stream of wireless base stations. The same flow is sent at the same timing (or substantially at the same timing) in the interlaced stream specified for... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070211664 - Communication relay apparatus in a wireless communication network: A communication relay apparatus is provided that shortens the time of communication relay during handovers, while reducing the load on communication relay apparatuses so as to enable application to large-scale networks. The communication relay apparatus sets static tunnels only with communication relay apparatuses for which the frequency of handovers is... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070211666 - Apparatus and method for determining a search set for resource allocation in a multi-antenna system: An apparatus and method for generating a reduced search set to be used to determine a data transmission rate to be allocated to each antenna in a spatial multiplexing system for simultaneously transmitting independent data streams on an antenna-by-antenna basis. Channel states are estimated with respect to multiple transmit antennas... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211669 - Method and apparatus for searching radio technologies: Techniques to improve searches for wireless networks are described. A terminal uses results of a search for one radio technology to reduce the search space for another search for the same radio technology or a different radio technology. In one scheme, a first search for a first radio technology (e.g.,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211667 - Assignment acknowledgement for a wireless communication system: A method, apparatus, and channel structure for acknowledging assignment messages is provided. The method and apparatus allow for efficient signaling based upon the resources.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211670 - Avoiding hsdpa transmission during idle periods: The invention refers to a method and a system for a MAC-hs scheduler in a mobile data transmission system for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA). The system comprises a Radio Network Controller (RNC) for control of at least one Base Transceiver Station (BTS) operating a cell comprising at least one... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070211671 - Method and apparatus for a flexible preamble and efficient transmission thereof: A method and apparatus for a flexible physical random access channel (PRACH) preamble are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) transmits a PRACH preamble generated by using a scrambling code and a signature code to a Node B to access the channel. The WTRU incorporates PRACH access information and preamble... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070211672 - Method and apparatus for cancelling other cell interference in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for reducing other cell interference in a wireless communication system are provided, in which a symbol generator for generating at least one modulation symbols to be transmitted, a resource mapper for mapping and assigning the modulation symbols into a resource block common to a Base Station... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211668 - Use of supplemental assignments to decrement resources: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate dynamically supplementing or decrementing resource assignments to mobile devices in a wireless network environment without requiring transmission of replacement assignments. Supplemental assignments can be generated based on information related to mobile device need and resource availability. Moreover, resource assignments can be persisted for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211681 - Method and system for frequency agility in a wireless sensor network: A method for providing frequency agility in a wireless network with a plurality of RF frequency channels. The nodes are formed into a hierarchical branching tree for communication. The RF environment for each of the plurality of RF channels is sensed as a function of time and the sensed measurements... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20070211682 - On packet aggregation and header compression mechanisms for improving voip quality in mesh networks: An improved aggregation scheme for wireless multi-hop mesh networks is disclosed. An aggregator at each node operates to merge VoIP packets at an ingress/source node with a forced delay, but at an intermediate node aggregated packets are either sent directly to their destination or to the next hop without deaggregation.... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20070211674 - Auto continuation/discontinuation of data download and upload when entering/leaving a network: An electronic equipment for exchanging at least one of a first data or a second data over a first communication medium includes a first transceiver configured to exchange the first data and/or second data over the first communication medium, a data manager circuit for controlling data transfer over the first... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070211680 - Communication methods and apparatus related to wireless terminal monitoring for and use of beacon signals: Wireless devices, e.g., in a cognitive radio network, discover and use locally available usable spectrum for communication. Beacon signaling facilitates available spectrum discovery and spectrum usage coordination. A wireless terminal, which may have entered a new area and powered up, monitors to detect for the presence of beacon signals in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211679 - Communications methods and apparatus related to beacon signals some of which may communicate priority information: Wireless terminals receive beacon signals from other communication devices and make transmission decisions based on priority information communicated by the beacon signals. Priority information communicated in a beacon signal includes, e.g., one of device priority, user priority and session priority. A wireless terminal compares priority information recovered from received beacon... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211678 - Encoding beacon signals to provide identification in peer-to-peer communication: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate encoding and/or decoding signals utilized to identify a wireless terminal during peer discovery interval(s). Substantially any type of function that constrains encoding and/or decoding within a peer-to-peer network may be utilized. For example, a reversible function may be employed that enables a receiving... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211673 - Locating and displaying information about users of proximately located wireless computing devices: A wireless communications signal is sampled to obtain one or more data packets. Identifying data is then retrieved from the wireless data packets that uniquely identifies a proximately located computing device that transmitted one or more of the data packets. A server computer is then queried with the identifying data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070211676 - Providing information on wireless service coverage along routes being considered for a journey: An illustrative method provides information to a user on wireless communication coverage along at least one route. A wireless availability server receives a user request for coverage information where the request includes an origination and destination location provided by the user for at least one route. A set of routes... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20070211677 - Support for wide area networks and local area peer-to-peer networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate sharing bandwidth between a wide area network and a local area peer-to-peer network. The peer-to-peer network may use an air interface technology that is similar to distinct from an air interface technology use din the wide area network. Moreover, the wide area network... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211675 - System and method for multi-network coverage: A system and method are provided for a multi-network wireless communications access terminal (AT) to access multi-network coverage. The method registers a multi-network AT in a first communications network. In response to registering with the first network, the AT receives information via the first network that is required for accessing... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211683 - System and method for reducing information communicated between universal mobile telecommunication system multimedia capable units: Method and Apparatus for making more efficient use of air link resources and network capacity in a mobile telecommunications system in which unauthorized and/or unsupported media types transmitted in a session initialization protocol (SIP) message sent from one equipment user (UE) to another are deleted by the network(s) as the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070211685 - Adaptive unbiased least square (ls) algorithm for mitigating interference for cdma down link and other applications: A multipath wireless communication is processed to recover a transmitted data signal without performing a direct matrix inversion (DMI). First, the multipath wireless communication is received. Then HHH and HHH values associated with the multipath wireless communication are determined. Weights based on HHH and HHH associated with the received data... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070211684 - Method for supporting pilot boost in e-dch of wcdma: The method for supporting pilot boost to the uplink dedicated channels in the WCDMA system comprising steps of: transmitting E-TFCI to a Node B by a UE; adjusting an uplink pilot power boosting amplitude by the UE according to the E-TFCI; and performing a uplink inner loop power control by... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070211686 - System, method and apparatus for reliable exchange of information between nodes of a multi-hop wireless communication network: Techniques are provided for reliably distributing network management information in and ad hoc multi-hop wireless network which includes a number of existing nodes. A first node selects a particular timeslot in a dedicated channel based on the network management information received from the neighbor nodes and determines, via a contention... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070211687 - Transmission device and transmission method: In the communication system, a transmission signal based on the first radio access scheme is generated, and in the communication system a transmission signal based on the second radio access scheme different from the first radio access scheme is generated. A usage status of the frequency spectrum of the transmission... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070211688 - Method and apparatus for waiting time gain of user equipment through efficient process of assigned slot in mobile communication system: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for increasing the waiting time of a User Equipment (UE) through an efficient processing of assigned slots. The method includes processing a first 10 ms half frame of the assigned slot initially when the assigned slot is processed, identifying a general page message located... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211692 - Real-time update of location information regarding a communications device: An automatic location update system receives location information regarding an identified communications device and stores an identification of the communications device, advantageously its telephone number, and the location information, advantageously X/Y coordinates. Weighting factors associated with the coordinates are also stored. The coordinates and weighting factors thus stored are compared... Agent: Michelle A. Zarinelli C/o West Corporation
20070211691 - Method, system and computer program using standard interfaces for independent device controllers: A method and computer program for controlling a device in a control area network having a plurality of communication paths. The method and computer program include providing one or more first application programming interfaces, each first application programming interface including one or more first sets of functions, associating a detection... Agent: Karl L. Larson Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
20070211689 - Network control: In one embodiment, a network control module permits any or all of power signals, traffic signals and controller command signals to be carried on as few as one wire or cable to a first port of the network control module. In another aspect, a “peripheral array” includes a network control... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP
20070211690 - Network interface routing using computational context: Knowledge of the computational context of a computer operating environment, for example, awareness of process threads, is used to route IP traffic in the presence of multiple active network connections. An additional protocol may be added to the network layer of an operating system in order to map certain computational... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070211697 - Method of analyzing network with generated traffic: Generating traffic in a network environment. A traffic generator can be used to record the low level network data that is generated in response to high level user input. The low level network data can be processed to simulate multiple virtual users. Once the network data is processed, the virtual... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070211696 - Method of generating network traffic: Generating traffic in a network environment. A traffic generator can be used to record the low level network data that is generated in response to high level user input. The traffic generator can receive instructions that identify when to start and stop recording network instructions. Once started, the high level... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070211693 - Control of a suspend state: The invention relates to a method for controlling a suspend state concerning a terminal device (MS) that is provided with both circuit-switched and packet-switched services by a communication network but that can only use: either the circuit-switched or the packet-switched service at a time. In a situation in which the... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070211694 - Method for the transfer of information during handovers in a communication system: The invention relates to a method for the transfer of policy control information during handover in a communication system. A session between a terminal and a remote node via a first network node has been established previously. The session comprising media components transmitted via the first gateway using first media... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070211698 - System and device for integrating ip and analog telephone systems: A system and a call forwarding manager device for providing Internet telephony to a subscriber's premises via the subscriber's Internet connection, facilitated by the subscriber's analog telephone connection. Incoming analog telephone calls are received by the call forwarding manager connected to the subscribers analog telephone line, which responds by generating... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP
20070211695 - System and method for processing packet domain signal: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a system and a method for processing a packet domain service signal, which enable a terminal that does not support an access control protocol of an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to access the IMS and acquire the services in the IMS. An AGCF... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070211699 - Wireless services provider network system and method: An application service provider provides wireless access to a packetized data network, such as the Internet. The application service provider includes a server computer. The server computer is connected to the network, which is at least in part a wired network. The wired network is connected to a cellular wireless... Agent: H. Dale Langley, Jr. The Law Office Of H. Dale Langley, Jr., P.C.
20070211706 - Communication exchange method between a public switched telephone network and an internet telephone network: A communication exchange method between a public switched telephone network and an internet telephone network comprises steps of: connecting a network telephone server according to a talk request from the caller; obtaining data of at least a connector from the network telephone server; determining if a talk instruction from the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070211707 - Method for distributing connection attempts to a server: A client/server network includes a plurality of IP devices in communication with a central server and one another. Each of the plurality of IP devices maintains a count of the number of the IP devices attempting to connect to the central server at one time in order to monitor the... Agent: William J. Sapone Coleman Sudol Sapone P.C.
20070211708 - Queuing method to coordinate connection attempts to a server: A client/server network includes a plurality of IP devices in communication with a central server. The plurality of IP devices communicate with one another to queue themselves onto a linked list. The plurality of IP devices then connect to the central server in the order determined by the linked list.... Agent: Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP
20070211709 - Video-and-audio transmission method for voip phone: A video-and-audio transmission method is provided for a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) system includes (a) the VoIP system releasing a video-and-audio data upon receipt thereof; (b) judging whether the VoIP system has received an activating command or not; (c) if yes, sending a request for a detailed list of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070211701 - Communicating configuration information for an end system: Communicating configuration information for an end system includes generating an end system hello packet at an end system of a network. The end system corresponds to a host, and is operable to support the Internet Protocol (IP). An end system IP address identifying the end system is inserted into a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070211704 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the playout delay of audio signals: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the playout delay for audio signals, which mainly includes three parts of dynamic adjustment, i.e., playout delay, silence length, and jitter buffer size. In the invention, the time for playout delay is real-time adjusted according to the probability distribution of the... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property
20070211702 - Methods and apparatus to perform parallel ringing across communication networks: Methods and apparatus to perform parallel ringing across communication networks are disclosed. A disclosed example voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) apparatus comprises a database identifying a parallel ring destination associated with a VoIP destination; and a VoIP feature server to respond to an incoming call to the VoIP destination by... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070211700 - Network device and method for retrieving voip configuration parameters: A network device (10) for retrieving voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) configuration parameters includes an automatic dialing module, an asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) module, a connection determining module, a sending module, and a parsing module. The automatic dialing module provides automatic dialing connections. The ADSL module provides ADSL connections.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070211705 - Server-less telephone system and methods of operation: Systems and methods are described for a plurality of telephony devices that have no central telephony call processing services (server-less) to discover each other in a peer-to-peer manner. The methods describe how telephony devices can discover and operate as a fully functional telephone system, not only on a local area... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20070211703 - System and method for peer-to-peer multi-party voice-over-ip services: A system, method, and computer program product for establishing multi-party VoIP conference audio calls in a distributed, peer-to-peer network where any number of nodes are able to arbitrarily and asynchronously start or stop producing audio output to be mixed into a single composite audio stream that is distributed to all... Agent: Fleit, Kain, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco Pl
20070211710 - Parameter sheet generating device, and corporeal computer program storage medium: A novel and improved parameter sheet generating device and computer program, which can automatically generate a parameter sheet from system configuration information of a computer system, are provided. The parameter sheet generating device includes: a receiving section that receives system configuration information, which structures the operating system managing the computer... Agent: Venable LLP
20070211711 - Thin multichip flex-module: A thin multichip module comprises: a frame comprising a recessed cavity; a flexible circuit having a plurality of integrated circuit chips disposed thereon, the flexible circuit bonded to the frame over at least a portion of the cavity; and the chips enclosed within the cavity by the flexible circuit; and,... Agent: Robert J. Lauf
20070211712 - Modular scalable switch architecture: A scalable Ethernet switch includes modules which can be interconnected to provide a single, virtual switch. The modules may be of uniform physical size and shape relative to a standard telecommunications rack. When greater capacity is required, an additional module is mounted in a rack and interconnected with the other... Agent: Mcguinness & Manaras LLP
20070211718 - Method of and apparatus for converting data stream format and method of and apparatus for recording data stream using the method and apparatus: A method of and apparatus for converting a program stream (PS) into a transport stream (TS) and a method of and apparatus for recording a data stream using the method and apparatus are provided. The method for converting the PS includes extracting a system clock reference (SCR) and a program... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070211713 - Content relay server, content replay system, content relay method, and program using the same: A content relay server including: an information memory (201) that stores identification information, content information, and the like; a content receiving unit (202) that receives a content; a transfer judgment unit (203) that extracts, from the information memory (201), content information associated with received identification information and judges, based on... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070211719 - Dynamic payload header suppression in a wireless communication system: In a wireless communication system, dynamic payload header suppression (DPHS) is applied to a data stream to reduce header overhead. DPHS allows the suppression of static fields as well as fields that change in a predictable manner (i.e., predictably dynamic fields). To suppress predictably dynamic fields, delta encoding is utilized... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070211715 - Managing traffic within and between virtual private networks when using a session border controller: Methods and devices for managing traffic at a session border controller (SBC) are described. A signal portion of traffic en route from a source in a virtual private network (VPN) to a destination is received. The signal portion has embedded therein an identifier that uniquely identifies the VPN. The identifier... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070211716 - Managing traffic within and between virtual private networks when using a session border controller: Methods and devices for managing traffic are described. Traffic from a source in a virtual private network (VPN) is received. The traffic is directed to a virtual interface that is designated to receive traffic from the VPN. The virtual interface is configured to associate the traffic with an identifier that... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070211714 - Method and apparatus for redirection of domain name service (dns) packets: Techniques are provided which can allow a host to determine whether to send a DNS request via a distributed Domain Name Service (DNS) protocol or a regular DNS protocol.... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070211717 - System and method for forming an internet protocol to x.25 protocol gateway: A system and method for converting an inbound Internet protocol (IP) connection to a X.25 protocol connection such that unmodified legacy X.25 applications can process IP communications.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella (amex)
20070211721 - Accessory for a portable electronic device: The invention relates to an accessory (18) for connection to an electrical interface (16) of a portable electronic device (10), which interface comprises a pair of bias voltage providing connection points including a first connection point (42) and a second connection point (44) for biasing a signal providing element (22)... Agent: Harrity Snyder, L.L.P.
20070211720 - Distribution of multicast data to users: A method of multicasting a data file. The method includes transmitting a notification on an upcoming multicast transmission to a plurality of receivers (20) designated to receive the multicast transmission, tuning by at least one of the plurality of receivers (20) to one or more multicast channels, responsive to the... Agent: Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-cohen LLP
20070211722 - Method and system for filtering traffic from unauthorized sources in a multicast network: A method and system for filtering traffic in a multicast network are disclosed. Multicast packets are received at a network device which has a multicast routing table and a list containing nodes or interfaces authorized for transmitting multicast traffic into the network at the network device. The method includes determining... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20070211724 - Communication station and method providing flexible compression of data packets: A method and a communication station for determining a packet format of a data packet based on at least one compressed header information field. A header packet format of a data packet is determined based on the determined packet format of a partially or completely compressed header information part. The... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070211725 - Network control device and control method: A network control device that has a packet filtering unit for implementing packet filtering based on prescribed information in a header of a received packet, which includes: a position designating unit that designates a prescribed comparison position in a higher level protocol header to the header of the received packet;... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070211723 - Mobile network device multi-link optimizations: Methods and apparatus for performing optimizations for a mobile network device such as a Mobile Node or Mobile Router supporting multiple links to a Home Agent (or Correspondent Node in a Mobile IPv6 environment) are disclosed. During the registration process, link characteristics are transmitted in the registration request. From the... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070211726 - Wimax intra-asn service flow id mobility: This invention provides a method, system and apparatus for providing service flow identifier (“SFID”) mobility in a wireless network, which includes generating a structured service flow identifier, the structured service flow identifier having a service flow identifier field and a service flow granularity field, and establishing a level of service... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20070211727 - System and method for scheduling delivery of traffic in a wireless network: Described is a system and method for scheduling delivery of traffic in a wireless network. The method comprises receiving packets addressed to a plurality of wireless computing units. A classification of each packet is determined. A transmission schedule is generated for the corresponding packet as a function of at least... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070211728 - Method for sharing contents between devices using ieee 1394 interface in dlna system: Provided is a method for sharing contents between devices using an IEEE 1394 interface in a DLNA system. The method includes transporting a SetAVTransportURI from a DMP to a DMS, and informing the DMS of a URI of a content; upon receipt of the SetAVTransportURI, performing the steps of transporting... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20070211729 - Device authentication system: A high level of security is realized by imposing limitations on an unauthorized communications device in establishing connection to a network, without involvement of an increase in the burden of network equipment such as a router or a communications device constituting a network. An address delivery section 103 in a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070211730 - Message handling in a local area network having redundant paths: Message handling in a local area network including switches and clients is provided. At least one of the switches is a peer switch that is capable of monitoring a status of another switch, and at least one switch connects the clients redundantly. A station announcement message is sent by the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070211731 - Aggregation of vci routing tables: The present invention provides, according to one example, a method of route aggregation in a network. The network may include at least two switches connected by a link. The method includes the steps of arranging virtual connection identifiers (VCIs) into groups based on a common prefix. Each of the groups... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070211733 - Individual sending of messages to packet network subscribers: In one aspect, a method in a packet-switched network for accessing a first subscriber is provided. A control server receives a message intended for the first subscriber of the packet-switched network. The control server inquires a topology database for information of how to reach the first subscriber according to the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070211732 - Link property setting method, route calculating method and system using the same: A method of setting shared risk link group identification information (SRLG ID) which is one of link properties employed for calculating a route for a path in a communications network including nodes and links for interconnecting the nodes, and indicates a link group which shares resources, comprises the step of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070211737 - Method and network element configured for limiting the number virtual local area networks creatable by gvrp: A Layer 2 device configured for providing at least one of bridging and switching functionality in a local area network comprising computer readable instructions for providing GVRP functionality and computer-readable instructions for limiting the number of dynamic VLANs that the GVRP functionality creates on a Layer 2 device of a... Agent: Alcatel Lucent (fka Alcatel Internetworking, Inc.)
20070211736 - Connecting multi-hop mesh networks usinc mac bridge: A multi-hop mesh network may be connected to a Local Area Network (LAN) using a MAC Bridge. One or more nodes on the mesh network may be configured as a bridge node that employs a MAC bridge. Packets that travel between stations on the LAN to nodes on the mesh... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070211734 - Digital living network alliance gateway having integrated website server for remote access and method thereof: A network gateway includes a first port being coupled to an external network connection; a web server module being coupled to the first port for serving web pages to a remote user through the external network connection; a digital living network alliance (DLNA) controller being coupled to the web server... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070211738 - Ip inter-working gateway in next generation network and method for implementing inter-working between ip domains: An IP inter-working gateway in an NGN includes. a transport layer module which complies with the definition of a standard TCP/IP protocol stack, for determining a service type of an IP packet from a source IP domain, and transmitting the IP packet to a service module or to a destination... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070211739 - System and method for automated access of a data management server through a virtual private network: A provider system connects through a virtual private network to a site having various possible virtual private network variants. A virtual private network connection is established to site data management server through a network interface. A virtual machine server, including virtual machines, communicates with the provider system. Each virtual machine... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Slc
20070211735 - System and method for providing packet proxy services across virtual private networks: A method is provided for proxy services between a public network and a private network. Such a method includes receiving a first packet having a destination address and a first source address; generating a second packet having the destination address and a second source address; and transmitting the second packet.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070211740 - Telecommunications distribution system with line sharing: A telecommunications system includes a switching matrix having a plurality of conductive switching matrix input locations, a plurality of conductive switching matrix output locations, and a plurality of conductive paths and switches interposed between the switching matrix input and output locations so that any given switching matrix output location may... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070211741 - Receive queue descriptor pool: A method for network communication includes providing a pool of descriptors to be shared among a plurality of transport service instances used in communicating over a network, each of the descriptors in the pool including a scatter list indicating a buffer that is available in a local memory. When a... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20070211742 - Application of hardware-based mailboxes in network transceivers and distributed approach for predictable software-based protection switching: A line card in a network node having a local memory coupled to a local controller and local logic circuit. The local memory in the line card stores state information for signals processed by the line card itself, as well as state information for signals processed by other line cards.... Agent: North Weber & Baugh LLP Carothers, W. Douglas
20070211743 - Allocating processing resources for multiple instances of a software component: Methods and corresponding systems for allocating processing resources for a number of instances (N) of a software component include determining an average processing cost (μ) and a variance (σ2) for the software component. Then a processing cost for the software component is estimated as a function of N, the average... Agent: Law Office Of Charles W. Bethards, LLP
20070211744 - Method and system for streamlined call setup: A method (300) and communication device (106) capable of streamlining call setups to a wireless mobile unit (102) may include a transceiver (520) and a controller (502). In various embodiments of the invention, the controller detects (302) a modified request for a communication resource, optionally monitors (304) a communication system... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070211745 - Standby time improvements: Broadcast or multicast traffic is classified into different types of traffic and different transmission schedules associated with each of the different types of traffic. The different types of broadcast and multicast traffic may be implemented in an 802.11-based system where an access point is configured to classify broadcast and multicast... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211747 - Adaptive channel prediction apparatus and method for performing uplink pre-equalization depending on downlink channel variation in ofdm/tdd mobile communication system: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for changing a channel prediction depending on the degree of downlink channel variation in predicting an uplink channel for uplink pre-equalization. N number of Doppler frequency ranges are set according to uplink channel variation degrees, and channel prediction schemes corresponding to the respective... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070211746 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and data communication method: A high-speed serial switch fabric is configured to perform a mapping of a traffic class that is capable of differentiating traffics onto a virtual channel. The high-speed serial switch fabric connects a plurality of devices. A traffic-class setting unit sets, when a conflict occurs between devices connected to the high-speed... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070211749 - Access method for periodic contention-free sessions: An access method for periodic contention-free sessions (PCFS) reduces interference between overlapping first and second wireless LAN cells contending for the same medium. Each cell includes a respective plurality of member stations and an access point (AP) station. The access method for periodic contention-free sessions (PCFS) includes a fixed cycle... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070211750 - Method, data interface and device for transporting data from high-speed ethernet to optical transport network: The present invention provides a method, a data interface and a device for transporting data from a high-speed Ethernet to an OTN (Optical Transport Network), where seamless transport of Ethernet traffic to the OTN can be enabled through flow control, rate-matching, and mapping and encapsulation respectively performed at an Media... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070211748 - Wireless network channell access techniques: An embodiment of the present invention provides an an apparatus, comprising a transmitter capable of sampling a medium in a wireless network and if idle, accessing the medium, and if busy, waiting a random time within a predetermined range and re-sampling the medium. Prior to a first sampling of the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070211751 - Methods and systems for detecting collisions in access/utilization of resources of contention: Systems and methods are described for detecting collisions in packets related to attempted access or utilization of a resource or pool of resources in a given timeslot in which the energy level of corrupted received access probe packets are compared with a threshold energy level, and if above the threshold,... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20070211755 - Communications network and method of increasing bandwidth in a cable network: In one aspect, an optical component is migrated into a cable network to increase bandwidth of a subscriber to the cable network. The subscriber uses a customer premises equipment to communicate with the cable network via a coaxial cable. The migration is such that the subscriber may keep their customer... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070211754 - Information processing apparatus and mail receiving method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus, includes a communication unit making communication with a mail server and obtaining a mail, a searching unit discriminating whether or not a new mail has arrived at the mail server, a main controller controlling the communication unit and the searching unit, and... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070211753 - Bandwidth saving on certain interfaces in a telecommunication system: Saving bandwidth on the Abis interface in mobile communication systems. When congestion appears on an Abis full rate channel communication is switched over to half rate while keeping full rate on the radio interface. Thereby possibilities are still available for good error correction and control on a highly interfered radio... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070211752 - Method of establishing a ppp session over an air interface: A method of establishing a Point-to-Point (PPP) session over an air interface is described. In order to provide access to a Circuit Switched Data (CSD) server on a CSD network, a Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) establishes a PPP session on behalf of an InterWorking Function (IWF). This establishment of... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070211756 - Method for providing updated protocols in a medical radiology information system: In a method, a device and a computer program product for provision of protocols for configuration of a medical apparatus in the framework of a medical examination, the protocols are decentrally generated at a medical apparatus and are relayed to a central radiology information system. From the central RIS server... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20070211757 - Ofdma resource allocation in multi-hop wireless mesh networks: A method, apparatus and system for communicating in a multi-hop wireless mesh network may entail allocating orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) resources based, at least in part, on throughput characteristics associated with a multi-hop path. OFDMA allocation may be centralized by a macro base station for assigning resources between... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070211758 - Methods and apparatus for providing a header resynchronization system for a broadband wireless access network: Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing a header resynchronization system for a broadband wireless access network are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20070211760 - Method for transferring network event protocol messages: A method for transferring network event protocol messages includes: attaching message length information to SYSLOG (network event protocol) messages; the receiver of the SYSLOG messages parses the SYSLOG messages from the received transport payload according to the message length information. By means of the method in this invention, SYSLOG messages... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070211759 - Multiplexing device, multiplexing method, and multiplexing program: The present invention provides a multiplexing device, multiplexing method, and multiplexing program that allow an optional character string to be easily multiplexed with video online. The multiplexing processing unit multiplexes a dummy character string with the respective encoded data for video and audio. The multiplexed data are stored in the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070211761 - Sonet management and control channel improvement: Method of using existing SONET transport overhead bytes (202) to provide additional bandwidth for increased management traffic, without the need to make use of SONET payload capacity (204). Overhead bytes that are undefined by the SONET Telecommunication Standard for certain STS-1 frames (200) of an STS-n frame (500) are used... Agent: Sacco & Associates, Pa
20070211762 - Method and system for integrating content and services among multiple networks: A method and system that enables aggregation and management of services and contents on multiple networks, is provided. In one implementation, such a method and system functionally bridges a first network and a second network such that services and contents, no matter where they come from, can be delivered to... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070211764 - Communication device, receiving method and computer program: In order to reduce latency until when processing in accordance with each piece of header information included in a header is started, a communication device is provided with a header decoding portion (108) that decodes a received header; a post-decoding header output portion (112) that outputs the decoded header; a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070211763 - Provision of tdm service over gpon using vt encapsulation: The present invention provides TDM service, such as DS1, E1, or DS3, in a GPON system that is cost-effective, flexible, and that is easily configured and reconfigured. A system for telecommunications comprises circuitry operable to receive time division multiplexed data traffic, circuitry operable to form Virtual Tributary encapsulated data traffic... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070211766 - Multiplex switching: Multiplex switching is disclosed for readily multiplexing and switching packet data without causing a delay. Bit widths of packets supplied from a plurality of input channels are unified to a previously set bit width. The packets unified in bit width are synchronized among the plurality of input channels. The synchronized... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070211765 - Timing synchronization and channel estimation at a transition between local and wide area waveforms using a designated tdm pilot: Systems and methods are provided for channel estimation and timing synchronization in a wireless network. In an embodiment, a method is provided for time synchronization at a wireless receiver. The method includes decoding at least one TDM pilot symbol located at a transition between wide and local waveforms and processing... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070211767 - Adaptive voice packetization: A method is presented for adapting the packet size for VoIP communications, determined on-the-fly by the total network delay inherent at the time of packet transmission. If network delays are small relative to the maximum permissible latency for VoIP communications, the payload size per packet may be increased to maximize... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.
20070211768 - Versatile radio packeting for automatic meter reading systems: Methods and systems of providing positive outage notification are described. In some examples, the system determines there is an outage at a facility and transmits multiple messages notifying a utility of the outage. In some examples, the messages are received at multiple message collectors. In some examples, the system determines... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20070211769 - Dtv transmitting system and method of processing data in dtv transmitting system: A DTV transmitting system includes two pre-processors. The first pre-processor codes high-priority enhanced data for forward error correction (FEC) and expands the FEC-coded data. The second pre-processor codes low-priority enhanced data for FEC and expands the FEC-coded low-priority enhanced data. The DTV transmitting system further includes a data formatter generating... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070211770 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for oversubscription of wireless media gateway resources: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer program products for oversubscription of wireless media gateway resources. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for oversubscription of wireless media gateway resources. The method includes defining at least one per-resource oversubscription factor for wireless... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.09/06/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived patents by title, number, class
20070206490 - Applying features to packets in the order specified by a selected feature order template: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for applying features to packets in an order specified by a selected feature order template. By providing multiple feature order templates, a network device manufacturer can provide the user of the network device the ability to select... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20070206489 - Codec integrated circuit, codec and methods for use therewith: A codec includes an output module for converting a digital input signal into an analog output signal. A controller module monitors a plurality of status conditions and asserts a mute signal for engaging an output mute switch based on a plurality of disconnect rules.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070206491 - Distributed control of power in multipoint-to-point orthogonal frequency division multiplexing communication: A method for an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing multipoint-to-point communications system is provided. The method includes establishing communication between a first remote unit of a plurality of remote units and a host unit, the plurality of remote units communicatively coupled to the host unit in a multipoint-to-point, multiple access configuration,... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070206492 - Hierarchical virtual private lan service protection scheme: A data communication network includes a plurality of primary virtual bridges, interconnected by primary virtual connections so as to transmit and receive data packets over the network to and from edge devices connected thereto. One or more backup virtual bridges, each associated with at least one of the primary virtual... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070206493 - Flexible open ring optical network and method: A flexible open ring optical network includes a plurality of nodes connected by twin or other suitable optical rings. Each node is operable to passively add and passively drop traffic from the rings. The nodes may include a transport element for each ring. The transport elements include an optical splitter... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070206494 - Tunnel reroute: In a tunnel connecting a source node to a destination node, data transfer for the tunnel is enabled through a first path. The data transfer is enabled by reserving resources in intermediate nodes in the first path between the source node and the destination node. Data transfer for the tunnel... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070206495 - Transmission apparatus and communication control method: This invention is to carry out communication control according to required line quality. A transmission apparatus according to this invention includes: a line database that stores required line quality data for each first line connecting between the transmission apparatus and a router; a fault detector that detects a line fault... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070206496 - Pause request processing for data traffic modification: Apparatus and associated systems and methods may relate to a data traffic modification system that may include a processing module to handle SATA-compliant data transfers in which a source device or a target device issues requests to pause and subsequently to resume the data transfer. In various implementations, a data... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070206497 - Systems and methods for additional retransmissions of dropped packets: Systems and methods for utilizing transaction boundary detection methods in queuing and retransmission decisions relating to network traffic are described. By detecting transaction boundaries and sizes, a client, server, or intermediary device may prioritize based on transaction sizes in queuing decisions, giving precedence to smaller transactions which may represent interactive... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20070206499 - Asynchronous transfer mode switch: The invention provides an ATM switch which realizes hierarchical shaping for each virtual channel and each virtual path with a simple configuration. Cells are sent from cell buffers of an ATM core switch by FIFO operation to output side connection information application sections of output side circuit interfaces. In each... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20070206498 - Network status display device and method using traffic flow-radar: A network status display device using a traffic flow-radar is provided. The network status display device includes: a traffic feature extractor calculating flow occupancy rates for total flows, micro-flows and macro-flows with respect to each of a plurality of traffic features with reference to traffic information for each traffic feature... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070206501 - Policing virtual connections: Traffic flow is monitored in a plurality of links. Based on the monitoring, a manner in which traffic is allocated to the links is determined, and at least one policer is assigned according to the manner in which traffic is allocated to the links.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20070206502 - Cascade credit sharing for fibre channel links: A switch having a higher speed port, one or more slower speed ports, a larger buffer memory and numerous larger counters to achieve higher speed and longer range of communication. In one embodiment a larger switch having a larger buffer memory and larger counters connects to a smaller switch having... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070206500 - Method and apparatus for beacon transmission within a multi hop communication system: A base station (101) will instruct relay stations (102) to periodically skip transmissions of their control information when control messaging by all relay stations exceeds a predetermined threshold (e.g., 50% of radio resource capacity). The base station determines the relay stations to skip by periodically ranking the relay stations and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070206503 - Cross-layer design techniques for interference-aware routing configuration in wireless mesh networks: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating increased throughput in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the present invention, routing nodes in a wireless mesh network combine metrics corresponding to the link and network layers to select a route to a root node in the wireless mesh... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20070206504 - Method and apparatus for calibration and channel state feedback to support transmit beamforming in a mimo system: A method and apparatus for calibration and channel state feedback to support transmit beamforming in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system are disclosed. For radio frequency (RF) calibration, a first station (STA) sends a calibration request to a second STA, and the second STA sends a sounding packet to the first... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070206509 - Capture rcdt and sntt sas speed negotiation decodes in a network diagnostic component: Systems and methods for a network diagnostic device or component that is placed in-line between two nodes in a network to capture the value of a component of a speed negotiation signal. The network diagnostic component receives a speed negotiation signal from a first node for communication with a second... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070206510 - System and method for adaptive network technique using isochronous transmission: A network including a plurality of nodes each configured as transmitters, receivers, or transceivers. At least one of the nodes may be configured to wirelessly transmit a repeating isochronous signal for reception by one or more of the other nodes. The isochronous phase and/or frequency of the repeating isochronous transmission... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.
20070206505 - Adjusting codec parameters during emergency calls: The CODEC adjustment system is used when an incoming call is received for emergency services and the received audiovisual data does not reflect the information useful to the emergency services operator. The operator may want to hear background noise or increase the fidelity of the call in order to identify... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20070206511 - Capability-based testing and evaluation of network performance: A method for real-time monitoring of the performance of a network. From a set of predefined network capabilities, one or more of the network capabilities is attributed to an application of the network. Activity of the application running in the network is sampled to individually monitor each capability attributed to... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20070206508 - Methods and apparatus for supporting fragmentation and defragmentation in a wlan: High throughput (HT) devices are required to support defragmentation for reassembling a medium access control (MAC) service data unit (MSDU) or a MAC protocol data unit (MPDU) from its fragments, but may or may not fragment data to be transmitted. In one embodiment, a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070206507 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing network visualization services: A method, system, and computer program product for monitoring performance of a network providing content to an Internet Protocol device are provided. The method includes assigning an Internet Protocol address to a network monitoring system to establish a communication between the network monitoring system and an Internet Protocol device associated... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth
20070206506 - Supporting effectiveness of applications in a network environment: A method of managing resources in a network. For each application executing on a host device, data transfer requirements are determined based on a capability level currently acceptable for the application. Methods of data transfer currently available to the host device for applying toward the data transfer requirements of the... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20070206513 - Method for selecting root bridge in configuration of spanning tree: Disclosed is a method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for selecting a root bridge when a spanning tree is configured in an Ethernet network including a plurality of legacy switches and a plurality of synchronous switches. The method comprises the steps of providing in advance identification information in a configuration BPDU... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20070206512 - Network data model and topology discovery method: A network topology data record provides a information upon the basis of which a network topology can automatically be generated. A topology resolution record can include network element or shelf/path data, as well as relationship data including a network element grouping identifier, such as a site identifier. The record can... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
20070206514 - Communication deivce and remote management system: A communication device is provided in a network including a plurality of network segments to which customer devices are connected respectively, the communication device being connected through a cable or radio communication line to a central management device so that management information required for remote management of the customer devices... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070206515 - System and method for generating a unified accounting record for a communication session: A method for creating an accounting record in a policy server in a communication network. The method also includes receiving policy data from one or more application layer elements. The method includes receiving accounting data from one or more lower layer elements, such that the accounting data is associated with... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070206516 - Automated installation of network service in a telecommunications network: A communication line is installed in a network by automating a design phase and a configuration phase for the service and by automating failure recovery in either of the phases. In the design phase, an optimal route for the communication line is found, and the network components are provisioned and... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20070206517 - Power save in ibss mode of wlan operation: A system and method for using a single frame to trigger a response from multiple stations in a WLAN network in a scheduled order when in an ad hoc mode. Each responding station responds to the requesting station with an indication of the amount and periodicity of the data stream... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070206518 - Radio communication terminal: A radio section 1 and a control section 2 allow communications using two radio channels simultaneously, such as TV phone communication and message communication. An LCD 33 displays information concerning each communication simultaneously or selectively when simultaneous communications are being made using two radio channels. Even if communications are made... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070206519 - Rf transceiver configuring for a mimo communication: An RF transceiver includes a baseband processing module, a transmitter section, and a receiver section. The baseband processing module convert outbound data into a plurality of outbound symbol streams, wherein each of the plurality of outbound symbol streams is outputted as one or more frames, wherein a frame of the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070206520 - Multi-tasking method and apparatus in mobile terminal with dmb module: Provided is a method and apparatus for processing an event generated during a recording of a DMB program in a DMB mobile terminal. The method includes recording an incoming DMB program when a DMB record mode is selected; determining if an event is generated during the recording of the DMB... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206521 - Wireless utility monitoring and control mesh network: A scalable distributed wireless control and monitoring system for managing utility supply over a wide geographical area. Such distributed networks can manage/control electricity, gas, water and other petroleum product supply to a large geographical area. The network consist of plurality of nodes that control and monitor utility usage at subscriber... Agent: Mr. Emeke Emmanuel Osaje
20070206522 - Arrangement and method for using a moblie telephone in an aircraft: A system for connecting a cellular phone located in a mobile vehicle such as an aircraft, land vehicle, water craft or space craft to a stationary mobile telephone network includes a mobile radio base station on board the mobile vehicle that converts mobile radio data into IP data and transmits... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070206523 - Power control feedback loop for adjusting a magnitude of an output signal: A circuit for adjusting a magnitude of a transmit signal includes a transmitter (105), providing a transmit signal (107). It also includes a transmitter amplifier (109), receiving the transmit signal (107) and a power control adjustment signal (121), and responsive thereto, providing an amplified transmit signal (111). The circuit also... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070206524 - Apparatus and method for acquiring paging indicator information in wcdma system: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for acquiring paging indicator information in a Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) system. The method includes: storing, in a memory unit, data of paging indicator channels received in a normal mode, and transitioning to a sleep mode; transitioning from the sleep mode... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206525 - Adaptive data rate control for narrowcast networks: A system to provide narrowcast communications uses adaptive data rate control to individual subscribers such that the effects of precipitation or other link conditions, which are not common to all subscribers, is mitigated. The invention takes advantage of the fact that the narrowcast data consist of packets which are individually... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20070206529 - System and method for parallel transmission over multiple radio links: A radio communication system and transmission method using Multi-Radio Access (MRA) interfaces are provided. The radio communication system and method include a transmitter and a receiver having at least two Radio Access (RA) interfaces capable of communicating through different frequency spectrums, in which each of the transmitter and the receiver... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070206526 - Internet accessing method from a mobile station using a wireless network: This invention relates in particular to the field of internet access through a wireless network from a mobile station. It consists of a method for the opening of a wireless communication session using at least a management platform, a wireless access point and a end user station, a content being... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20070206528 - Method and apparatus for increasing spectrum use efficiency in a mesh network: Mesh Network Access Points (APs) points, including gateways and routers, are deployed over a geographic area. The APs monitor the communication channel for other carriers and transmit accordingly. The APs selectively co-transmit when other carriers are sensed, if the efficiency of the mesh network will improve. APs select a transmission... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070206527 - Virtual access point for configuration of a lan: A technique is disclosed for setting up and configuring a LAN. More particularly, secure communications may be configured between an access point (AP) and a client device. Virtual AP technology is utilized to assist the configuration of the network. In particular, at least two wireless networks are provided in a... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20070206533 - Method and system of interrupting a transmitting subscriber in a wireless communications system: Disclosed is a method and system for interrupting a transmitting subscriber where the transmitting subscriber communicates on a forward channel of a wireless communications system while listening to a reverse channel for reverse channel signaling. The transmitting subscriber receives reverse channel signaling on the reverse channel from a second subscriber,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070206534 - Apparatus and method for allocating sub-channel in a wireless communication system: A method for allocating a sub-channel in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes measuring a moving velocity of each of mobile stations (MSs); selecting MSs to which a sub-channel is to be allocated; determining a resource allocation period for sub-channel allocation to the MSs using the measured... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206530 - Method for initiating uplink signaling proactively by mbms ue: A method for initiating uplink signaling proactively by the MBMS UE, comprising steps of: the UE moving to a new cell; listening to information on a MCCH; initiating an uplink signaling according to information on the MCCH; sending a response message to the UE by a RNC, or if no... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070206531 - Random access procedure with enhanced coverage: A random access procedure for use by a UE wireless communication terminal in communicating with a base station (or Node-B or eNB) of a radio access network, and in particular a E-UTRA network. A random access preamble is sent by the UE via RACH separate and prior to a random... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070206538 - Wireless communications system for controlling communication path: A controller manages a connection of a wireless terminal to a wireless base station, and provides a source base station with information for connecting the wireless terminal by way of an anchor when the wireless terminal moves between wireless base stations. When devices on both sides of an anchor connected... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070206536 - Autoconfiguration of wireless networks: The autoconfiguration of a base station in a wireless communication network is accomplished using data received from network subscribers. This subscriber data is used to determine suitable values for base station parameters that require cooperation between or among base stations and subscribers. For example, the PN offset of this base... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070206535 - Mobile station and method for fast roaming with integrity protection and source authentication using a common protocol: Embodiments of a mobile station and method for fast roaming in a wireless network using a fast-roaming protocol are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, the fast-roaming protocol has a predetermined structure including an integrity check which remains independent of the route taken... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070206539 - System and method for handover of an access terminal in a communication network: In one embodiment according to the present disclosure, a system for implementing handover of a mobile IP session in a cellular communication network generally includes a processor and a memory for storing one or more context information rules associated with an access terminal. The processor is operable to receive a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070206537 - System and method for securing mesh access points in a wireless mesh network, including rapid roaming: An authentication method in a mesh AP including using standard IEEE 802.11i mechanisms between the mesh AP and an authenticator for authenticating the mesh AP to become a child mesh AP with a secure layer-2 link to a first parent mesh AP that has a secure tunnel to a Controller,... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20070206540 - Apparatus for reducing intermodulation distortion in a cdma2000 system: The present invention relates to an apparatus for minimizing intermodulation of local signals in a transceiver when adjacent frequencies are used as the local signals in a transceiver board having more than two built-in synthesizers. The apparatus comprises: a first mixer for mixing a first signal having a frequency to... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070206542 - Coded reverse link messages for closed-loop power control of forward link control messages: Multiple field units in a CDMA system are synchronized for communication with a base station using shared forward and reverse link channels. In an illustrative embodiment, each field unit is assigned a time slot in a forward link channel to receive messages from the base station. Likewise, each field unit... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070206541 - Method and apparatus for efficient sharing of communication system resources: A method for accessing a reverse channel for communication from a remote unit to a base station is disclosed. The method includes waiting a random period of time in response to determining that the reverse channel is available at a first time. The method also includes monitoring a forward channel... Agent: Powell Goldstein, LLP
20070206543 - User equipment and base station performing data detection using a scalar array: A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) recovers data from a plurality of data signals received as a received vector. The WTRU determines data of the received vector by determining a Cholesky factor of an N by N matrix and using the determined Cholesky factor in forward and backward substitution to... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070206544 - Protocol for allocating upstream slots over a link in a point-to-multipoint communication system: A system for controlling a contention state for a communication link between a base station controller and customer premises equipment in point-to-multipoint communication. The contention state is controlled using a state machine, which includes a grant pending absent state in which a unicast request slot is maintained open for use... Agent: Swernofsky Law Group PC
20070206549 - Location information communication: A method may include obtaining location descriptor information regarding the location of a first communication device. The method may also include displaying the location of the first communication device by a second communication device. The location descriptor information may be requested by the user of the second communication device to... Agent: Harrity Snyder, L.L.P.
20070206553 - Method and apparatus for communicating with a wireless network using a single address for multiple processors: A communication system that allows multiple data applications to work simultaneously within a distributed execution environment in which only one IP address is assigned to the mobile system by an external wireless network. The mobile system comprises a wireless communication system with a first processing device (such as a cell... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070206550 - Method and apparatus for simultaneously processing data in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for simultaneously processing data in a wireless communication system comprises a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) having a plurality of communication links. The WTRU determines desired characteristics for each communication link. Data traffic is mapped to at least one communication link based on the link characteristics, and... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070206556 - Performance optimization with integrated mobility and mpls: In one embodiment, a first node receives data associated with a mobile node. The mobile node includes a plurality of sessions associated with it. For example, the plurality of sessions may be associated with flows for different services, such as voice over IP. A session for the data is determined... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070206557 - Access terminal for communicating packets using a home anchored bearer path or a visited anchored bearer path: Communicating packets along a bearer path includes receiving a home network address and a visited network address at an access terminal. The home network address corresponds to a home anchored bearer path anchored at a home network of the access terminal. The visited network address corresponds to a visited anchored... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070206554 - Communication methods and apparatus which may be used in the absence or presence of beacon signals: Wireless devices, e.g., in a cognitive radio network, discover and use locally available usable spectrum for communication. Beacon signaling facilitates available spectrum discovery, spectrum usage coordination, and device identification. A wireless terminal, which may have entered a new area and powered up, monitors to detect for the presence of beacon... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070206555 - Compensation of magnetic influence in a mwd system: The present disclosure provides a downhole tool that includes a magnetometer and a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) sensor. One or more compensating magnets are provided on the tool to cancel or offset the effect of the magnetic field of the magnets of the NMR sensor on the magnetometer measurements made... Agent: Madan, Mossman & Sriram, P.C.
20070206547 - Dynamic modification of contention-based transmission control parameters achieving load balancing scheme in wireless mesh networks: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating load balancing and bandwidth allocation in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the present invention, routing nodes implement a contention-based media access mechanism and self-allocate bandwidth within a wireless mesh network by dynamically modifying one or more contention-based transmission control... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20070206546 - Method and apparatus for preventing denial of service attacks on cellular infrastructure access channels: In the various embodiments, base station (103), or base station controller (101), will determine whether mobile station (107) is sending access requests beyond a limit predetermined to represent normal mobile station behavior. If the mobile station exceeds this limit, the network, via base station (103) or other base stations such... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070206548 - Point-to-multipoint transmission of localized data: The present invention relates to a method, system, network element and computer program product for transmitting a data stream in a point-to-multipoint mode from a source entity to a plurality of users in a predetermined area of a cellular network, said predetermined area comprising a plurality of sub-areas. A predetermined,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070206545 - Prioritization of connection identifiers for an uplink scheduler in a broadband wireless access communication system: An uplink access method in a mobile subscriber station of a broadband wireless access communication system prioritizes uplink bandwidth allocation according to QoS types of requested service. A scheduling priority is assigned to each type of service flow to guarantee the highest data rate for the high QoS service flows,... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070206552 - Quality of service provisioning through adaptable and network regulated channel access parameters: One or more system and/or method of dynamically setting values of Channel Access Parameters employing a Load Supervision Manager entity, a Quality of Service Parameters Manager entity, and an Access Point. The entities work with the Access Point and continuously monitors network loading conditions and setting Channel Access Parameters values... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20070206551 - Reduced interframe spacing in a wireless transmission system: Providing wireless transmission, where in a first transmission mode, transmitting a plurality of frames using a first interframe spacing interval. When in a second transmission mode, transmitting the plurality of frames using a second interframe spacing interval, wherein the second interframe spacing is less than the first interframe spacing.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070206559 - Method and apparatus for allocating transmission resources and signaling the allocated transmission resources for frequency diversity: A method and apparatus for allocating resources and signaling the allocated resources in an FDMA communication system where different frequency resources are allocated to different UEs for data transmission are provided, in which at least one of subbands mapped to subcarrier sets in a frequency domain is allocated to a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206558 - Method and apparatus for transmitting distributed fdma and localized fdma within a same frequency band: A method and apparatus for using both D-FDMA and L-FDMA within a same frequency band is provided herein. The proposed technique scatters the sub-carriers of each D-FDMA user to a frequency band utilized by L-FDMA communications without separating the total band into exclusive D-FDMA and L-FDMA sub-bands. The L-FDMA users... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070206560 - Hardware assist system and method for the timing of packets in a wireless network: In an example embodiment, a system for assisting the timing calculation associated with the transmission timing of packets or data frames. The system utilizes the baseband PHY processor to detect the trailing edge of the radio frequency (“RF”) packet and prevents transmission for a pre-determined amount of time after the... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20070206561 - Method and system for transmitting/receiving data in a communication system: A method for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system. The method includes grouping, by a Base Station (BS), Mobile Stations (MSs) using a real-time service, into groups, allocating burst blocks to the groups, and allocating data bursts of burst blocks to the MSs; and determining, by each MS,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206563 - Mobile application gateway for connecting devices on a cellular network with individual enterprise and data networks: A mobile application gateway for connecting devices on a cellular network with individual networks, such as enterprise voice and data networks and/or residential networks. The effects of the present invention are far reaching in terms of transferring effective call control from the cellular network into the control of the individual... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206562 - Methods and systems for the management of sequence-sensitive, connection-oriented traffic on a multi-link aggregated port: The present invention provides methods and systems for the management of sequence-sensitive, connection-oriented traffic on a multi-link aggregated port. The methods include: at a first end of a multi-link aggregated port, selectively enabling a first constituent link of a plurality of constituent links to transmit data traffic in a first... Agent: Clements Walker
20070206564 - Network apparatuses, networks, computer program products, and management station operational methods: Network apparatuses, networks, computer program products, and management station operational methods are provided. One aspect of the invention provides a network apparatus including a management station adapted to couple with a network including a plurality of managed devices, the management station being configured to output a plurality of initial commands... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20070206568 - Call flow system and method use in legacy telecommunication system: A method of operating a network server, such as a mobile application gateway, connect devices on a cellular or carrier network with individual networks, such as enterprise voice and data networks or residential networks. The effects of the present invention are far reaching in terms of transferring effective call control... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206569 - System and method for enabling multi-line mobile telephone service capabilities on a single-line mobile telephone: A system, server, and method of DTMF detection in a VoIP network.... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206572 - System and method for enabling vpn-less session setup for connecting mobile data devices to an enterprise data network: A mobile application gateway configured to interconnect mobile communication devices on a cellular network with an enterprise network is provided. The mobile application gateway includes a voice and data signaling gateway configured to provide routing functionalities, service functionalities and admission control. A gateway GPRS support node (GGSN) is configured to... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206573 - System and method for speeding call originations to a variety of devices using intelligent predictive techniques for half-call routing: A system configured to originate telecommunications services is provided. The system includes a cellular gateway server (GS-C) communicating with a network gateway server (GS-E) located in an enterprise network via a signaling connection. The GS-C is configured to prepare the GS-E for an upcoming communication. The GS-E is configured to... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206574 - Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method: When a transmission of image data to a destination has not been completed, retransmission processing in which the image data is repeatedly transmitted to the destination is performed and the number of times the transmission has been performed is counted. When the number is higher than a predetermined value, the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20070206566 - Adaptive phonebook database supporting communications between multiple users and devices: A phonebook database, distributed across one or more of an initiating telephony device, recipient telephony devices, and one or more servers, supports a phonebook visual display for caller interaction. The database adapts based on changing status of recipients and recipient telephony devices, e.g., recent recipient activity, time of day or... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070206570 - Apparatus for interfacing a wireless local network and a wired voice telecommunications system: An apparatus for interfacing a wireless local area network with a wide area, cellular or public switched telephone network including the function of a wireless LAN base station or access point, and a gateway. The interface may contain one or more different types of gateways, including a PSTN voice gateway,... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20070206575 - Charging information generating apparatus, charging information generating process program, consideration information generating apparatus, consideration information generating process program, and so on: Providing a charging information generating apparatus, a charging information generating process program, a consideration information generating apparatus, a consideration information generating process program, and the like capable of generating reliable and certain charging information or consideration information more efficiently. The apparatus includes; a log obtaining means for obtaining a log... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070206565 - Communications network: The present invention provides a communication network in which data can be routed from a terminal to a WAN over a plurality of communication links, the communication links connecting a plurality of terminals to the WAN and all of the terminals being interconnected by a LAN.... Agent: Bourque & Associates Intellectual Property Attorneys, P.A.
20070206567 - Methods and apparatus to implement voice over internet protocol (voip) phones: Methods and apparatus to implement voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phones are disclosed. A disclosed example VoIP phone comprises a phone housing, a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) processor located in the phone housing, and a bay defined in the phone housing and dimensioned to receive a user-replaceable network interface.... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20070206576 - Private ip communication network architecture: A disclosed Internet Linked Network Architecture delivers telecommunication type services across a network utilizing digital technology. The unique breadth and flexibility of telecommunication services offered by the Internet Linked Network Architecture flow directly from the network over which they are delivered and the underlying design principles and architectural decisions employed... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)
20070206571 - System and method for enabling call originations using sms and hotline capabilities: A method for handling call originations is provided. The method includes sending origination information from a mobile device to an application server in an enterprise network using Short Message Service (SMS) and determining whether a hotline feature is present in a subscriber profile associated with the mobile device. Data is... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206580 - Call flow system and method use in voip telecommunication system: A method of establishing a communication link between a mobile terminal of a wireless network and a subscriber of a network, such as an enterprise network, and/or a residential network.... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206585 - Ip-pbx system and method for linking voip terminal therewith: An Internet protocol (IP)-private branch exchange (PBX) system and a method for linking the system with a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) terminal. The IP-PBX system and method allow the VoIP terminal to be registered at an extension of the IP-PBX system, the VoIP terminal supporting a protocol, e.g., H.323... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell Suite 300
20070206581 - Method and apparatus for data recording multimedia data: A multimedia event recording apparatus, and more particularly, a multimedia event recording method by which multimedia data and multimedia event contents are related and then stored, and an apparatus suitable for the method are provided. The multimedia recording method includes: detecting an occurrence of a control event in relation to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070206583 - Method of accelerating control link loss detection: A method of accelerating link loss detection includes providing a plurality of IP devices in communication with a central server. The method includes: a first one of the plurality of IP devices broadcasting a link loss message to others of the plurality of IP devices when communication between the first... Agent: Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP
20070206582 - Voip modem and method for detecting voip service: A voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) modem (100) includes a service determination module (111), a circuit determination module (112), a line determination module (113), and a command determination module (115). The service determination module determines whether asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) service is available. The circuit determination module determines whether... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070206579 - Method of providing a real-time communication connection: The invention concerns a method of providing a real-time communication connection over an IP communication network between a first entity and a second entity, as well as a sending and a receiving device to execute the method. The basic idea of the invention is to fragment non-real-time streams associated with... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070206577 - Personalized call setup media exchange in packet and circuit switched networks: A telephony infrastructure, consisting of Internet and public switched telephone networks, support servers and a plurality of telephony devices, supports personalized pre and post call media exchanges. Prior to detecting a pick-up event, a recipient device and a calling device display tailored announcement media and tailored reply media, respectively. Tailoring... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070206578 - Portable network communication device for transmitting and receiving voice over network: A personal gateway comprises a controller for processing data, a phone driver coupled to the controller for driving internet phone application. An internet middleware is coupled to the controller to process voice over internet protocol (VoIP) communication. A voice and data port is coupled to the controller for coupling an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070206584 - Systems and methods for providing a dynamic interaction router: Systems and methods for providing intelligent routing of customer inquiries via multi-channel communication tools. A dynamic router is provided that embraces interaction and manages resources of a back end system out to a portal. Such interaction can be via a chat session, a webpage, a telephone, or another manner of... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20070206586 - Method, mobile device, system and software for flexible burst length control: A method, apparatus, system, and software product are presented for stopping a continuous burst, or a maximum supported burst, that is used to read from or write to a memory. An indication is provided to release a data bus. Subsequently, the data bus is released in response to the indication,... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070206588 - Method for managing customer premises equipment and communication system employing the method: A method for managing customer premises equipment (CPE) includes the following steps. A management device generates a management request frame according to a name of a CPE and a command for the CPE to execute. The management device broadcasts the management request frame to the CPE. The CPE determines whether... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070206591 - Apparatus and method for intelligent routing of data between a remote device and a host system: An apparatus and method is provided for transparent communication between a remote or mobile device and a fixed communication host network. The apparatus and method may include a remote network controller that logically resides between the host network and the existing infrastructure(s) that are used to provide communications network contact... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070206590 - Apparatus and method for transmitting broadcast data in digital broadcasting service system: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for transmitting broadcast data in a digital broadcasting service system. The apparatus includes a server terminal for receiving a digital broadcast transport stream from a digital broadcast service provider, removing a header used for the digital broadcast reception from the received broadcast stream, and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206593 - Atm cell/packet switch and communication control method using the same: In order to provide an ATM cell□packet switch which can easily maintain the band for the normality confirmation packet of the user data transfer path without influencing the user band at a state of in□band, and a communication control method using the switch, at least provided in the switch are:... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070206592 - Data communication system, data transmission apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data communication method, data transmission method, received-data processing method, and computer program: A system allows data transfer in which the most appropriate packet processing is executed according to the performance of a terminal. A data transmission side stores scalable-encoded data in a packet as a payload, assigns priority-level information corresponding to a layer level of the encoded data stored in the packet... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20070206594 - Dynamic payload header suppression in a wireless communication system: In a wireless communication system, dynamic payload header suppression (DPHS) is applied to a data stream to reduce header overhead. DPHS allows the suppression of static fields as well as fields that change in a predictable manner (i.e., predictably dynamic fields). To suppress predictably dynamic fields, delta encoding is utilized... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070206587 - Faster routing protocol convergence using efficient message markup: Devices executing routing protocols can mark routing protocol messages as urgent so that peer devices are signaled to consume the messages on an expedited basis. Performance of routing protocols improves as a result; for example, Border Gateway Protocol convergence time is reduced. An example router comprises a network interface, a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20070206589 - Method for transmitting/receiving data in a digital multimedia broadcasting system, and system thereof: Disclosed is an apparatus for transmitting an Internet Protocol (IP) packet in a terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting system. An IP encapsulator receives an IP packet from an upper layer, and converts the IP packet into Ultra Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) data and ULE-Forward Error Correction (FEC) data if there is a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206596 - Advertisement search agent: An advertisement search agent detects a service that is provided by a node or a service that can be used by a node immediately after the node is newly connected to a domain. A message acquisition unit acquires an advertisement search message broadcast or multicast by a node connected to... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070206595 - Nsapi allocation for mbms: The method and apparatus described herein enables a mobile station to subscribe to a larger number of multi-cast services than provided by a conventional wireless network. According to one embodiment, the network establishes a multi-cast communication session and allocates a NSAPI to the communication session during a data transfer phase.... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070206598 - Communications apparatus and communication method: A communications apparatus for directly transferring payload data included in a received packet to an application memory area. The communications apparatus comprises an error check unit for checking the payload data for an error, a write processing unit for performing write processing for writing the payload data into the application... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070206597 - Methods and apparatus for providing an enhanced dynamic multipoint virtual private network architecture: A system transmits, to a hub from a first spoke, first routing information associated with the first spoke. The system receives, at the first spoke, from the hub, second routing information associated with a plurality of spokes in communication with the hub. The plurality of spokes includes a second spoke.... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20070206599 - Priority content addressable memory (pcam): A priority content addressable memory (PCAM) may store entries associated with a corresponding priority data. The PCAM may store a new entry in an available space in the memory without re-ordering the entries. Such an approach may enhance the system performance. Also, a network device may comprise multiple PCAMs for... Agent: Intel/blakely
20070206600 - Cable modem downstream channel bonding re-sequencing mechanism: A novel apparatus and method of packet re-sequencing applicable to systems wherein packets are assigned sequence numbers and transmitted over multiple channels with the requirement they be re-ordered at the receiving side. The mechanism is particularly suitable for use in cable systems adapted to implement the DOCSIS 3.0 specification which... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070206601 - Apparatus and method for changing network attach mode in mobile communication terminal: Provided are an apparatus and a method for changing a network attach mode in a mobile communication terminal using a GSM (Global System for Mobile) scheme and a GPRS scheme. The method includes determining whether a GPRS attach procedure fails due to a network problem in a predetermined auto attach... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206603 - Method for establishing communication plans for a divided real-time computer system: A method for establishing communication schedules for a distributed real-time computer system comprising nodal computers, wherein: a) a grid (RAS) is created, which contains all of the parameters necessary to enable basic communication between nodes (KR1 . . . KR5) of a cluster (CLU); b) nodal communication schedules (KPG; KP1,... Agent: Anton P. Ness Fox Rothschild LLP
20070206602 - Methods, systems and apparatus for managing differentiated service classes: Differentiated service classes on a label switch path are managed by comparing at least one packet field value included in a packet of data to mapping field values of a mapping that correlates the mapping field values with queues. The packet is stored into one of the queues based on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070206604 - System for switching data using dynamic scheduling: The invention includes systems and methods for improving the performance of non-blocking data switching systems. One embodiment of the invention includes a method comprising routing data from a plurality of inputs to a plurality of outputs through a switching core according to a first switching schedule, receiving a first set... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20070206605 - Autonomous system-based edge marking (asem) for internet protocol (ip) traceback: Embodiments are directed to an Autonomous System-based Edge Marking (ASEM) for Internet Protocol (IP) traceback. In particular, the embodiments are a system and a method for IP traceback that receives one or more packets at routers; inscribes packets only at marking routers with autonomous system (AS) level and marking information;... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20070206606 - Method and apparatus for collecting survey data via the internet: A method and apparatus for conducting a survey independent of location and participant schedules is disclosed herein. An exemplary method of the present invention comprises sending a multi-media data file to a plurality of survey participants, receiving reactionary feedback from a plurality of participants via a wide area network, and... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070206607 - Resource reservation and admission control for ip network: A resource reservation and admission control scheme uses pseudowires to reserve bandwidth over a layer-2 and/or layer-3 network. The pseudowires are associated with ports on different network processing devices. During a resource reservation and admission control session, the physical links used by the pseudowire are selected and reserved to more... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070206608 - Receiver scheme for synchronous digital transmission: A method, apparatus and system for improving the tolerance for timing jitter noise by eliminating the need to recover clock information from the input signal. There is no need to communicate clock synchronization information between transmit and receive gateways. In addition, the new receiving scheme can work in burst mode... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070206609 - Data sharing in a multimedia communication system: Data Sharing in a Multimedia Communication System. A method of optimising the use of transmission bandwidth in a mobile radio communication system, the method comprising, for data to be sent via the air interface from a first to a second node, generating a signature for the data content, sending the... Agent: Albihns Stockholm Ab
20070206611 - Effective high availability cluster management and effective state propagation for failure recovery in high availability clusters: A node availability management system includes a president node which includes a message queue to store a message, a decision engine configured to generate an operation based on the message, where said operation includes a plurality of atomic actions arranged in a dependency graph, an executor configured to execute the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20070206610 - Scheduling connections between peers in a peer-to-peer file sharing environment: Various embodiments can utilize a distributed solution for scheduling connections between peers in a file sharing environment. In accordance with at least some embodiments, individual nodes in a peer-to-peer system include scheduling software that enables the nodes to make scheduling decisions with regard to how, when and where connections are... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070206613 - System and method for executing originating services in a terminating network for ims and non-ims applications: A system, server and method of executing originating services in a terminating IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network in which a triggered application may or may not support IMS.... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20070206614 - Border/packet gateway control system and control method: Border/packet gateway control systems and a control method thereof are provided in the embodiments of the invention, the system includes a service control unit, a resource control unit and an interconnecting execution unit. Through schemes of the embodiments of the present invention, the service control information obtained from the service... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070206612 - Method, apparatus and system for call forwarding through internet: A method, an apparatus and a system for call forwarding through the Internet such that an incoming call transmitted by a caller can be forwarded to communication apparatuses connected to the Internet. The system comprises a first communication apparatus connected to an originating end of the caller, at least one... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20070206617 - Network-triggered quality of service (qos) reservation: A method includes a network originating a QoS reservation message and communicating the network-originated QoS message through a radio access network (RAN) from an access gateway (AGW) to an access terminal (AT). The network-originated reservation message does not cause any network resource reservation by itself, but causes the AT to... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070206615 - Systems and methods for stochastic-based quality of service: Systems and methods for utilizing transaction boundary detection methods in queuing and retransmission decisions relating to network traffic are described. By detecting transaction boundaries and sizes, a client, server, or intermediary device may prioritize based on transaction sizes in queuing decisions, giving precedence to smaller transactions which may represent interactive... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20070206616 - Wireless mesh networks: A wireless network system includes overlapping wireless mesh networks. Nodes that are members of more than one mesh network are capable of communicating with the gateways of each of those mesh networks, which allows sharing information between interrelated control systems through the wireless network system.... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20070206618 - High capacity ring communication network: A method for communication includes configuring a plurality of ring nodes to communicate over a communication network that includes two or more overlapping communication rings, each ring including two unidirectional ringlets in mutually-opposite directions. A data packet including one or more header fields is accepted at an ingress ring node.... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20070206619 - Method and arrangement for an improved buffer solution within a communication network switch: In asynchronous optical packet switches, scheduling packets from a buffer randomly will cause less efficient utilization of the buffer. Additionally, reordering of packets may cause problems for service quality demanding applications. According to the present invention a new electronic buffer scheduling algorithm is proposed and a switch utilizing this algorithm... Agent: Schneck & Schneck
20070206620 - System and method for prioritizing session initiation protocol messages: There is provided a system and method for prioritizing session initiation protocol (“SIP”) messages. More specifically, in one embodiment, there is provided a method of prioritizing SIP messages in a network, the method comprising receiving SIP messages in a first order from one or more other servers of the network,... Agent: Michael G. Fletcher Fletcher Yoder
20070206621 - Systems and methods of using packet boundaries for reduction in timeout prevention: Systems and methods for utilizing transaction boundary detection methods in queuing and retransmission decisions relating to network traffic are described. By detecting transaction boundaries and sizes, a client, server, or intermediary device may prioritize based on transaction sizes in queuing decisions, giving precedence to smaller transactions which may represent interactive... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20070206623 - Combining grant, acknowledgement, and rate control commands: Embodiments disclosed herein address the need in the art for reduced overhead control with the ability to adjust transmission rates as necessary. In one aspect, a first signal indicates an acknowledgement of a decoded subpacket and whether or not a rate control command is generated, and a second signal conditionally... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070206624 - Communication method, transmitting method and apparatus, and receiving method and apparatus: In a mobile telephone terminal at the transmitting end, voice data to be transmitted are sequentially inputted, and it is determined whether the inputted voice data are silent. The voice data regarded as silent voice are replaced by group numbers, while the voice data indicative of sonant voice as well... Agent: Eric Robinson
20070206625 - Communication device, communication system, and communication method performing communication using a plurality of signals having different frequencies: A communication device includes: a reception unit receiving communication signals having different frequencies, where the communication signals include logic channels, from another communication device; a measurement unit measuring line states of the received communication signals; a communication signal allocation unit allocating one or more communication signals to each of the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070206626 - Apparatus and method for determining beamforming vector in a codebook-based beamforming system: An apparatus and method for determining a beamforming vector in a codebook-based transmission beamforming system are provided. In a feedback method for a receiver in a codebook-based transmission beamforming system, forthcoming channel values for a forthcoming period are generated using M present and previous channel estimates. Effective channel gains for... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206627 - Method and system for selectively storing information received from a broadcast signal: A method for selectively storing information received from a broadcast signal is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of; receiving and identifying a broadcast message, the message comprising a plurality of characters; comparing each character of the received message with a start of tag (SOT) identifier stored in a memory;... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.
20070206628 - Relay apparatus, communication terminal, communication system, and semiconductor integrated circuit: The present invention relates to a wireless LAN (Local Area Network) communication system. Upon a timer unit 108 clocking a predetermined time T after an access point 100 has transmitted a beacon signal 200, a transmission frame control unit 105 generates a CTS frame 301, and transmits an error frame... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070206629 - Network equipment applied in power line carrier communication system: A network equipment for a communication between a network and a computer is provided. The network equipment includes a network adapter for transmitting a network signal from Internet via a conducting line and a wireless transmitting device for wirelessly transmitting the network signal to a plurality of computers via the... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP Tri-valley Office
20070206631 - Control of radio process: An apparatus comprising a scheduler configured to schedule at least two radio communication processes for simultaneous operation, a controller configured to control a communication parameter of a radio communication process in the set of at least two radio communication processes, the controller being configured to control the communication parameter before... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070206630 - Universal computer management interface: An integrated computer management apparatus allowing a networked administrator to manage a computer via multiple connection types and protocols. A preferred embodiment of the device has a network connection for the administrative users, coupled via an internal Ethernet switch and a processor to keyboard-video-mouse, serial, and Ethernet computer connections. Depending... Agent: Rutan & Tucker, LLP. Hani Z. Sayed
20070206634 - Method and apparatus optimizing a radio link: Optimizing a radio link is done by acquiring at least OSI layer one and two performance measurements, determining an optimum setting collection for at least OSI layer three to a top layer, then configuring at least the OSI layer three to the top layer based upon the optimum setting collection.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070206633 - Method and system for transaction monitoring in a communication network: The invention provides a method for learning and identification of message types in a network in which the learning and identification is based solely upon information contained in messages in the network. In one embodiment, the method includes comparing a current message with one or more previously defined message structures... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20070206632 - Notification method according to conversion of communication service in mobile communication terminal: Provided is a notification method according to conversion of a communication service in a mobile communication terminal. The notification method includes sensing the conversion of an ongoing communication service implemented in a first mobile communication terminal, transmitting a service stop signal notifying the stop of the communication service to a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070206635 - Method and apparatus for controlling parameters of wireless data streaming system: A method and apparatus for controlling parameters of a wireless data streaming system are provided. The method of controlling parameters of a wireless data streaming system includes controlling first parameters, which can be controlled in units of individual packets, according to a current packet transmission state in a data stream;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070206637 - Apparatus, and associated method, for forming, and operating upon, multiple-checksum-protected data packet: Apparatus, and an associated method, for forming a UDP-Lite, or other, data packet with multiple, dynamically-selected, checksum-protected parts. Digitized data is provided to a formatter, and the formatter forms the data packet to include header fields identifying parts of the payload portion of the data packet that are checksum-protected with... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070206636 - Method and system for low latency secure data communications: A system and method for securely passing a data portion of a packet between a sending unit and a receiving unit, the method having the steps of: creating a unique table at both the sending and receiving units based on data from both; removing the white spaces of the data... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20070206638 - Blind identification of advanced modulation and coding modes: Methods and apparatuses for acquiring and demodulating a data stream transmitted in a communication system. A method in accordance with the present invention comprises finding a boundary of a physical layer frame (PLFrame) in the data stream, finding a first 26 bits of a Unique Word (UW) associated with the... Agent: The Directv Group Inc
20070206639 - Adaptive edca algorithm using traffic prediction in wireless local area networks: A method comprises buffering at least one frame for a particular access class, e.g., video, in a transmission queue; performing contention-based procedures for access to a wireless medium; computing the size of the at least one frame in the transmission queue; predicting the size of at least one future frame... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070206640 - Active signal management in cables and other interconnects: Transmit-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more active signal management processes to a digital signal at a transmit side of an interconnect. At the receive side of the interconnect, receive-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more corresponding active signal management processes, as appropriate, to the received... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20070206642 - Bidirectional active signal management in cables and other interconnects: Transmit-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more active signal management processes to a digital signal at a transmit side of an interconnect. At the receive side of the interconnect, receive-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more corresponding active signal management processes, as appropriate, to the received... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20070206641 - Encoding and deserialization-serialization for digital signals: Transmit-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more active signal management processes to a digital signal at a transmit side of an interconnect. At the receive side of the interconnect, receive-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more corresponding active signal management processes, as appropriate, to the received... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20070206643 - Skew management in cables and other interconnects: Transmit-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more active signal management processes to a digital signal at a transmit side of an interconnect. At the receive side of the interconnect, receive-side active signal management circuitry applies one or more corresponding active signal management processes, as appropriate, to the received... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20070206644 - Remote terminal unit and monitoring, protection and control of power systems: The disclosure relates to phasor-based monitoring, protection and control applications in electric power systems supervised and/or managed by a Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition/Energy Management System (SCADA/EMS). In order to enable the applications without incurring heavy infrastructural investments, a phasor measurement facility is integrated into a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU)... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070206645 - Method of dynamically adapting the size of a jitter buffer: The present invention relates to a receiver system in a communication system supporting packet-based communicatior (e.g., an IP-network), including a receiver, speech decoder (40) and a jitter buffer (20) for handling delay variations in the reception of a speech signal consisting of packets containing frames with encoded speech. A jitter... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070206646 - Flexible tributary interface with serial control line: A system and method are provided for transporting Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) tributaries. The method accepts a plurality of PDH tributaries; generates a serial data stream of interleaved PDH tributaries; generates a serial control stream of signals for recovering the PDH tributaries; and, generates a clock signal for timing the... Agent: Gerald W. MaliszewskiPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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