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20070297319 - Compression in cable data service: A method for compression in cable data service includes the steps of providing data over protocol layers, and compressing at a data over cable service interface specification layer within the protocol layers. Compressing at the data over cable service interface specification layer includes compression at all layers of the protocol... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20070297320 - Wireless control system for ground-mobile robotic vehicles: A wireless control system for ground-mobile robotic systems in which communication between the operator control unit and the unmanned ground vehicle is transmitted via a plurality of spectrally efficient simplex communication links.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070297323 - Ofdm communication system and ofdm communication method: In an OFDM communication system that performs OFDM data communication by dividing a band region into a plurality of bands and assigning each band to a mobile station, a base station monitors transmission characteristics of the bands and state of use of adjacent bands, then sets whether to use or... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070297322 - Ofdm modulation/demodulation system: A radio relay system (1) comprises a wireless camera (11) and a signal receiving relay station (12). The wireless camera (11) wirelessly transmits signals to the signal receiving relay station (12) by using the OFDM modulation method. The wireless camera (11) and the signal receiving relay station (12) perform energy... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070297321 - Ofdm transmitting and receiving apparatus: An OFDM transmitting and receiving apparatus comprises below units. A receiving unit receives an OFDM signal transmitted from a destination transmitting and receiving apparatus. A computing unit computes a value of a channel response characteristic of each of transmission channels corresponding to subcarriers contained in the OFDM signal received, and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070297324 - Method and system for using the synchronization channel to obtain measurements in a cellular communications system: A method and apparatus that utilizes the synchronization channel (SCH) by the user equipment (UE) to obtain time synchronization information and to perform cell search. In order to perform the SCH detection, only a correlation between the known SCH signal and the received sequence is needed, hence the FFT is... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070297325 - Method and arrangement for arq data transmission: The present invention relates to automatic repeat request (ARQ) in data communication. In the method according to the present invention a sender and a receiver are engaged in wireless communication with each other, wherein the sender is provided with an incoming data stream of a plurality of protocol data units... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070297326 - Multiple bundle identification for calculation of a network protect path responsive to shared resources: Protection and working routes are determined responsive to shared resources. The administrative weight value of a route can correspond to the physical distance associated with that route. Once the administrative weight values are assigned, that route having the lowest administrative weight value is designated the working route. The protect route... Agent: Clements Walker
20070297327 - Method for applying stochastic control optimization for messaging systems: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for controlling when to send messages in a stream processing system. A policy is determined by utilizing probability statistics and a cost function prior to stream processing. The policy specifies under which conditions a message is sent eagerly and under... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20070297328 - System and method for allocating resources using spot market and derivative market techniques: A method for controlling access to a system of finite resources with excess demand employs a two stage admission process. Subscribers are first admitted based on an initial bid price and resource availability. The market price is determined by the highest bid price among the rejected arrivals in the current... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070297329 - Dynamic quality of service pre-authorization in a communications environment: The claimed subject matter relates to systems and methods for authorizing services. A method includes receiving a set of data relating to Quality of Service (QoS) pre-authorization, and conditionally processing subsequent QoS configuration requests based at least in part on the pre-authorization information. Depending on the pre-authorization information corresponding to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070297330 - Scalable link-level flow-control for a switching device: The present invention discloses a scalable flow-control mechanism. In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a switching device for transporting packets of data, the packets being received at the switching device based on flow-control information, the device comprising a memory for storing the packets, a credit counter coupled... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070297331 - Optimising resource usage in a packet switched network: A method of optimising the bandwidth usage on a Real-Time Protocol managed link transporting media from a Media Resource Function of a cellular telecommunications network to User Equipment. The method comprises monitoring properties of the link and, as a result of said monitoring, adapting the sending rate over the link... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070297332 - Distributed resource allocation in stream processing systems: A system and method for resource allocation includes, in a network having nodes and links, injecting units of flow for at least one commodity at a source corresponding to the at least one commodity. At each node, queue heights, associated with the at least one commodity, are balanced for queues... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20070297334 - Method and system for network protocol offloading: Aspects of a method and system for network protocol offloading are provided. A path may be established between a host socket and an offloaded socket in a TOE for offloading a TCP connection to the TOE. Offload functions associated with extensions to the host socket may enable TCP offload and... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070297333 - Packet classification in a network security device: Methods and apparatuses are described for inspecting data packets in a computer network. One or more data packets through the network have associated header data and content. One method includes receiving a data packet, examining the data packet to classify the data packet including classifying the data packet using information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070297335 - Secure network architecture with quality of service: In a wide area network arrangement composed of some number of secure local networks and an Internet service provider (ISP) back-bone, LAN hosts are able to indirectly access network routers, through an ISP quality of service (QoS) module, to request that information transmitted during certain specified sessions be given priority... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20070297336 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing congestion in a multi-layer telecommunications signaling network protocol stack: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer program products for managing congestion in a multi-layer telecommunications signaling network protocol stack. According to one method, a congestion parameter is set for a first layer in a telecommunications signaling network protocol stack. The congestion parameter is automatically propagated for... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20070297337 - Apparatus and methods for determining availability and performance of entities providing services in a distributed system using filtered service consumer feedback: The invention concerns apparatus and methods that determine availability and performance of entities providing services in a distributed system using filtered service-consumer feedback. In particular, apparatus and methods of the invention filter service-consumer feedback in order to reduce the effect of circumstances unique to individual service consumers or to groups... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070297338 - Verification of path selection protocol in a multi-path storage area network: For a storage area network, verification of path selection protocol comprises disabling a switch port on a switch of the primary path of a data storage device; initiating an input/output command to the device; verifying that a failover occurred. The switch port for the primary path is enabled, an “immediate”... Agent: John H. Holcombe IBM Corporation,IPLaw Dept.
20070297339 - Accelerated session establishment in a multimedia gateway: A method of establishing a reduced setup time session through a gateway includes receiving a first capability message transmitted from the first terminal to the gateway and receiving a second capability message transmitted from the second terminal to the gateway. The method also includes processing the first capability message and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070297343 - Broadcast reception device and method for renewing channel information in broadcast reception device: A broadcast receiving device comprising: a memory unit for storing a receivable channel information; a determination-information acquiring unit for acquiring determination information to identify a predetermined transmission condition of the transmission path; a determining unit for determining whether the transmission condition has varied, based on the determination information acquired by... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070297341 - Data transmission system and method: A data transmission system and method is disclosed, which is applicable to a network system having a server end and a plurality of user ends that connect with the server end and with one another. By categorizing the user ends into a high speed group and a low speed group... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20070297340 - Techniques for correlation of charges in multiple layers for content and service delivery: In a method for correlating charges in a service layer and a network layer, first charging data is determined for a service layer based on content or a service purchased for a user. Second charging data for a network layer is determined based on transmission for the content or service.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20070297342 - Information processor with digital broadcast receiver: According to one embodiment, an information processor comprises an error detection circuit having at least one of a synchronous byte interval detection circuit, a synchronous byte comparison circuit and an error indication comparison circuit which receives digital information, transmitted as packet data, by a digital tuner unit and detects packet... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070297347 - Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method for communication apparatus, and computer program: In a communication system including a plurality of communication apparatuses, each communication apparatus has a first operation mode in which the communication apparatus controls communication of other communication apparatuses and a second operation mode in which the communication apparatus operates under the control of another communication apparatus. A network independent... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070297344 - System for determining an optimal arrangement of servers in a mobile network: A system determines an optimal arrangement of servers within a mobile network. The system includes a plurality of nodes of the mobile network. Each node decides whether to become a server by determining whether a cost of accessing a server is greater than a cost of synchronization with another server.... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP
20070297346 - Method and system for monitoring and improving the quality of interconnecting cabling systems: System for coordinating the use of a mapping system comparing the physical connection status of a cable link in a network with the administrative data about said cable link in the network administration. The coordinating system uses data from one or several existing databases. Based on an analysis of the... Agent: Michaelson & Associates
20070297345 - Method for implementing virtual network element and system thereof: Disclosed is a method for implementing a virtual Network Element (NE), including: constructing type definition information of a virtual NE and a virtual board, which has all type parameters of an actual NE and board of the same type; obtaining the type definition information to construct a virtual NE entity... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20070297348 - Service curve mapping: A method for configuring service curves for managing the output port of a networking device includes the following steps. A multitude of traffic classes is defined, each traffic class being characterized by a bandwidth and a delay priority. A multitude of traffic service curves is computed, each of the plurality... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070297350 - Componentized automatic provisioning and management of computing environments for computing utilities: The present invention provides systems, methods and apparatus for automatically provisioning and managing resources in a computing utility. Its automation procedures are based on a resource model which allows resource-specific provisioning and management tasks to be encapsulated into components for reuse. These components are assembled into more complex structures and... Agent: Louis Paul Herzberg
20070297349 - Method and system for collecting information relating to a communication network: The present invention provides a method and a system for collecting information relating to a communication network. Data conveyed by nodes operating in the communication network is detected in a manner that is transparent to the nodes. The detected data is analyzed for identifying information relating to the communication network... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070297351 - Systems and methods for multi-slotted power saving multiple polling in wireless communications: Embodiments include systems and methods for scheduling transmissions of information in a wireless network. Embodiments comprise determining a service interval that is a multiple of a service interval granularity period, the multiple depending upon a type of information to be transmitted during the service interval.... Agent: Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC C/o Intellevate
20070297352 - Methods and apparatus for combining session acceleration techniques for media oriented negotiation acceleration: A method of establishing a session between a first device and a second device. The session is established over a telecommunications network using an accelerated session setup technique. The method includes providing a first accelerated session setup technique and providing a second accelerated session setup technique. The method also includes... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070297354 - Signal mixer, signal transmitter and signal receiver: A signal mixer includes: a receiving unit receiving plural multicast packets each containing a DMX signal; a mixing unit mixing the DMX signals contained in the plural multicast packets received by the receiving unit; a generating unit generating a packet containing the DMX signal mixed by the mixing unit; and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070297353 - Method for access to a medium by a multi-channel device: Method of accessing a medium on a transmission system having at least two channels, in which a multi-channel device groups at least two channels for the purpose of increasing the bandwidth. The method enables multi-channel devices and single-channel devices to coexist by sending out a preamble and header on each... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070297355 - Hotspot location database system, mobile terminal for use in such a system and method for creating, maintaining and updating such a system: The invention relates to a hotspot location database system and a method for creating, maintaining and updating such a system. A hotspot location database (6) is created locally in a mobile terminal (1). The mobile terminal is adapted to monitor locations of available hotspots and store information in its local... Agent: Albihns Stockholm Ab
20070297359 - Communication system: The present invention provides a communication system which includes a mobile communication apparatus, a modem, a gateway server, and a program processing apparatus. In addition, the communication system according to the present invention integrates mobile communication and instant messaging. More particularly, the communication system of the present invention is capable... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070297358 - Efficient wlan location in a wireless device: A wireless communications device having a localized preferred roaming list (WLANL), the WLANL having location specific WLAN AP information associated with it. A mobile wireless device uses the information in the WLANL to manage active searches for WLAN APs. In addition, the WLANL information can be used to mange active... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20070297357 - Limited-use data rates in a wireless local area network: A wireless access point advertises data rates that it supports. A mobile station is permitted to communicate with the access point at one or more of the lower data rates only if the mobile station satisfies one or more conditions.... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.
20070297356 - Method and system for a transceiver for bluetooth and near field communication (nfc): Frequency conversion methods and systems for a transceiver for Bluetooth and near field communication. NFC data may be received and/or transmitted via the NFC radio and Bluetooth data may be received and/or transmitted via the Bluetooth radio. With an integration of frequency conversion for Bluetooth and NFC, both systems may... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070297361 - Apparatus, method and software product for utilizing user equipment identification to add signaling information on a shared control channel: An apparatus, method, and software product are for masking a subframe of a shared control channel. A first part of the subframe is masked in a way specific to a user equipment, while using an identification of the user equipment. A remaining part of the subframe is masked using a... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070297360 - Happy bit setting in a mobile communication system: The invention relates to a mobile terminal communicating resource requests for dedicated uplink channel resources in a mobile communication system. Further, the invention also relates to a method for communicating resource requests for dedicated uplink channel resources in a mobile communication system. To allow the serving cell to detect “DOWN”... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070297362 - Radio communication system, system control unit, base station, communication control method, and program: A control unit collects transfer ability information of respective base stations, load information such as the number of mobile stations belonging to the base stations and a communication traffic amount, and information on base stations to which the respective mobile stations belong. When the control unit detects that a mobile... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070297363 - Method and system for managing communication in a frequency division multiple access (fdma) communication network: The present invention provides method and system for managing communication in a Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) communication network. The method comprises reserving a first segment downlink time slot and/or a first segment uplink time slot for a first segment in the FDMA communication network. The first segment belongs to... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC 3rd Block
20070297365 - Control message exchange for wireless devices using directional and omni-directional transmissions: According to some embodiments, directional and omni-directional messages are exchanged between two nodes during a control message exchange procedure in a wireless network. In other embodiments, only directional messages may be exchanged during the control message exchange. These directional and omni-directional control messages are used to provide location information to... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070297369 - Method and apparatus for data framing in a wireless communications system: To conserve radio resources in a wireless communications system through sequence number reuse, a method of performing data framing uses a sequence number in a first protocol entity as a parameter of a security function, then reuses the sequence number in a second protocol entity for a predetermined function. The... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070297366 - Synchronized wireless mesh network: A synchronized wireless mesh network is described where mesh nodes have one or more relay radios and multiple directional antennas aimed in horizontally orthogonal directions. A rectangular grid of such mesh nodes can include at least 4 nodes arranged in a rectangular formation such that diagonally aligned nodes are incapable... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070297368 - Voip communication control method and access point apparatus: A critical threshold value of the number of connections of VoIP communication by a wireless LAN is set to an access point apparatus. The access point apparatus records identification information of terminals each of which has transmitted a request for connection of VoIP communication. After the number of terminals whose... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070297364 - Fast handover in mobile communications networks: A method is described for routing of data in hierarchical mobility management systems with tiered mobile anchor points. Routing of data is switched from old to new communications nodes and regulated, by a controlling mobile anchor point having both communications nodes in its domain, to occur synchronously with the expiry... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20070297367 - Method and apparatus for security protection of an original user identity in an initial signaling message: A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes a control plane (C-plane) packet data convergence protocol (C-PDCP) layer which performs ciphering of a signaling message. The C-PDCP layer is activated upon power up of the WTRU and initial security parameters are loaded to the C-PDCP layer. An initial connection signaling message and... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070297370 - Real-time and non-real-time traffic handoff method and agent apparatus: In accordance with a handoff method, when a handoff of mobile terminal equipment from a previous foreign agent to a new foreign agent is detected, the mobile terminal equipment is doubly registered with either a home agent or a gateway foreign agent so that the mobile terminal equipment is associated... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070297371 - Scalable wireless mesh networks: Multi-hop architectures of a wireless mesh network (MWN) compatible with the existing WiFi devices and potentially offering a much larger total capacity than a single-hop WiFi cell. The proposed architectures are scalable and do not have the hidden-terminal and the exposed-terminal problems intrinsic in a multi-hop environment that limited the... Agent: Groover & Associates
20070297372 - Sample acquisition timing adjustment: A telecommunications network participant, comprising means for digitising, as a series of samples, a received signal containing a succession of symbols, means for measuring time misalignment between the symbols and the samples and means for applying a fractional delay to the positions of the samples to reduce the misalignment.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070297376 - Lawful interception in ip networks: A method to provide lawful interception of a device in a network, the network comprising means to define Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), wherein a lawful interception device of the network defines a Virtual Local Area Network where at least the device to intercept and the lawful interception device are... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070297380 - Load balancing method for mobile communication system, base station and terminal: A method for preventing or correcting the imbalance in load among interlaces in communications based on CDMA whereby communication resources are allocated to the respective interlaces through an interlacing scheme. A base station measures load information on an interlace-by-interlace basis, and notifies the same to a terminal while the terminal... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070297377 - Method of creating security associations in mobile ip networks: A key distribution scheme is provided, which is useful for establishing, distributing, and maintaining security associations in a Mobile IP network. An authentication server performs an initial validation of a new session and generates a root key which it delivers to the initial access gateway and to the home agent.... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator - Room 3j-219
20070297373 - Method, system and computer program product for providing session initiation/delivery through a wlan to a terminal: A method for saving power, at a mobile terminal, includes receiving a call, at a network entity, wherein the call contains information relating to transmission of the call from the network entity to the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal operates in first and second communications networks, which are different. The... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070297374 - Neural network-based mobility management for self-partition detection and identification of mobile ad hoc radio networks: A method of managing an ad hoc communications network of wireless devices or nodes. The network is connected if all nodes can communicate with each other and otherwise partitioned. Partitions are identified by recursively applying a connectivity function to a connectivity matrix representative of the network. The number of times... Agent: Law Office Of Charles W. Peterson, Jr. -- Boeing
20070297378 - Selection of access interface: A method for automated selection of an access interface and a source address for communication between a communication device and a network node in a communication system, comprising: executing a first selection routine for considering at least one first policy on access interface allocation; and executing a second selection routine... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070297375 - System and method for data transmission in an ad hoc communication network: A system and method for data transmission in an ad hoc wireless communication network is useful for improving network efficiency. The method includes determining whether both high priority data and low priority data are queued for transmission from a sending node to a receiving node (step 620). When both high... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070297383 - Apparatus, and associated method, or facilitating wlan selection by a mobile node: Apparatus, and an associated method, by which to facilitate selection of a WLAN through which a mobile node communicates. Selection takes into account the geographic positioning of the mobile node. The mobile node ascertains its geographic positioning by monitoring cellular-positioning signals. And, availability of WLANs through which to communicate is... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd
20070297381 - Band allocation method and radio communication system: A radio communication system for covering a service area with a plurality of cells and dividing and allocating a system band of each cell to a mobile station has a division pattern server and a base station. The division pattern server decides a division pattern indicating a pattern of dividing... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070297382 - Dual packet configuration for wireless communications: A dual packet configuration for wireless communications including a first portion that is modulated according to a serial modulation and a second portion that is modulated according to a parallel modulation. The serial modulation may be DSSS whereas the parallel modulation may be OFDM. The first portion may include a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070297379 - Methods and systems for processing overhead reduction for control channel packets: Various methods and systems receiving information from an access point over a wireless link in order to reduce processing and/or transmission overhead are disclosed. Such methods and systems may include the processing of a received packet using a descrambling operation on at least a portion of the packet's information based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070297384 - Media terminal adapter (mta) initialization process display by use of an embedded caller name and caller identification: Systems and methods are disclosed for a media terminal adapter (MTA) that gathers and reports steps of an initialization process as well as other information. The MTA tracks each completed step via a state machine and subsequently converts the steps and other information into an FSK format. FSK data is... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Department
20070297385 - Multi-carrier communication method, and base station and mobile station used therefor: The present invention is a multi-carrier communication method for carrying out communication between a mobile station and a base station with the use of a plurality of carrier frequencies within the same area, wherein a reception quality correspondent value of each of the plurality of carrier frequencies in the mobile... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070297386 - Method and system for scheduling uplink transmissions in a single carrier frequency division multiple access system: A method and system for scheduling uplink transmissions in a single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) system are disclosed. A Node-B receives a scheduling request from a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). The Node-B selects at least one subcarrier block having a certain bandwidth for the WTRU based on quality... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070297387 - Content and channel aware object scheduling and error control: A method and system for wireless data communication. A request is accepted for communication of a data collection including a plurality of data objects. For each of the plurality of data objects, content importance and error resilience properties are evaluated. A transmission order of the data objects is determined based... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20070297388 - Method for routing data in networks: A method for routing data in a network is disclosed. As an example, a method for routing data in a wireless mesh network is disclosed. The method determines what type of data is to be routed, associates the type of data with one or more routing link performance parameters such... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070297390 - Method and arrangement for controlling a multimedia communication session: A method and arrangement for controlling a multimedia communication session between a first terminal and a second terminal, the session being divided into a circuit-switched part and a packet-switched part. A notification on an event occurring in one of said circuit-switched and packet-switched parts is received in a common session... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20070297392 - Method for controlling a gateway by means of a protocol arranged therebetween and gateway for carrying out said method: The invention relates to a method for controlling a gateway which joins together a first communication network (6) and a second communication network (4). The second communication network (4) comprises a first protocol which is used to signal connections, the gateway (3-5) comprises a first interface (20,40) for the first... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca & Quigg, LLP
20070297389 - Methods and apparatus for controlling signalling gateways: A method is described for operating a signalling gateway comprising determining information enabling an application server to identify a signalling gateway process to which to direct a message destined for a particular point code and making said information available to the application server. In preferred embodiments, the information takes the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070297391 - Terminal-to-terminal communication connection control method using ip transfer network: Both a connection server and a relay connection server are installed in an IP transfer network; a function similar to a line connection control of a subscriber exchanger is applied to a connection server; a function similar to a line connection control of a relay exchanger is applied to the... Agent: Robert Popa C/o Ladas & Parry, LLP
20070297393 - Terminal-to-terminal communication control system for ip full service: The present invention relates to a terminal-to-terminal communication connection control method using an IP network characterized in that: in order for a mobile telephone set to have a telephone communication with a fixed telephone set by way of a mobile communication network and an IP network, the mobile communication network... Agent: Richard P. Berg, Esq. C/o Ladas & Parry
20070297395 - Apparatus and method for automatically refreshing a display of a telephone: Methods and apparatus for refreshing a display of a telephone. A telephone apparatus includes a telephone having a display panel and function by which a user can access a plurality of communication services provided over a communication network. The function may represent a given set of conditions associated with a... Agent: Kaplan Gilman Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.
20070297396 - Secure and automatic provisioning of computer systems having embedded network devices: A provisioning method and mechanism for computer systems having embedded network devices. After an initial boot-up of a computer platform, an out-of-band (OOB) controller automatically connects to a corporate DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server to obtain an IP (Internet Protocol) address and a domain name in which the computer... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070297394 - Telephony and data network services at a telephone: A packetised data network includes IP telephones (ITs) and a network intelligence (NI). All of the keys of each IT are “soft” keys (i.e., they have no fixed function). The NI associates a configuration data structure with the IT which correlates the keys with functions, and, based on this, may... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070297397 - Memory systems for automated computing machinery: Memory systems are disclosed that include a memory controller; a memory bus terminator; a high speed memory bus that interconnects the memory controller, the memory bus terminator, and at least one memory module, where memory module includes a memory hub device, high speed random access memory served by the memory... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20070297398 - Multi-band rf combiner: An RF (radio frequency) combiner utilizes RF filtering cavities and transmission paths incorporated into an RF impervious material. This allows traditional stand-alone multiplexers to be integrated into a single device without using signal loss-inducing cables and connections between the multiplexers. The simplicity of the RF combiner allows for RF filters... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070297399 - Load sharing in multi-access systems: In a multi-access system, an access selection principle is achieved by selecting a signal strength threshold level based on a determined load level (ULOCAL) in a first access network. A new user in an area commonly covered by more than one access network attempts to allocate to the first access... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070297401 - Method and apparatus of precedence identification for real time services: Disclosed is a system and method for transmitting a data packet from a source to a destination via a network path having a number of hops. The sum of a playback delay associated with the data packet and the number of hops are stored in a header of the data... Agent: Law Office Of Jeffrey M. Weinick, LLC
20070297402 - Method and system for internet protocol address concatenation: A method and system for transmitting packets having a first address length on a core network supporting a second address length, where the second address length is larger than the first address length by determining a length of the first address and establishing an offset to the first address such... Agent: Alan M. Weisberg Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20070297400 - Port redirector for network communication stack: A controllable port redirector comprising a stack module insertable within a communication protocol stack, preferably between the data-link and the network layer. The redirector uses a rule base, at least partially downloaded from a control host, to decide on redirection of selected packets. The invention further provides a method for... Agent: Saltamar Innovations
20070297404 - System and method for managing messages transmitted in an interconnect network: The system for managing messages transmitted in an interconnect network connecting blocks on a chip comprises agents linked by point-to-point links able to transmit, by static routing, messages comprising a priority information item quantified on N levels. The system comprises at least one agent (1) initiating request messages to at... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20070297405 - Method of operating a network: A method of operating a data network 100, of the type in which a number of inter-connected router devices (115-117, 123-124, 131-133, 141-145) forward received packets of data towards a destination node in accordance with a routing table associated with each router. The method comprises: assigning a trust value to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070297403 - System and method for fast packet data connection setup: The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for a setting up a packet data connection in a wireless network. In one example, a method may include receiving a packet data channel request and an invitation message at a first node over an air interface from a mobile device.... Agent: Timothy F. Bliss
20070297407 - Communication apparatus and communication system: A communication apparatus that constitutes a communication system including a group of communication apparatuses identified by a first identifier, and includes a storage unit, a control unit, and a broadcasting unit. The storage unit is configured to store a first identifier of a group to which the communication apparatus belongs.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070297406 - Managing multicast groups: In a system supporting multicast operations between endpoints (e.g., between writer devices and listener devices) coupled to a switch fabric, multicast groups may be managed such that switches may be configured or reconfigured when endpoints are added to or removed from the multicast groups. Multicast groups may be managed by... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Intellevate
20070297408 - Message control system in a shared hosting environment: In a shared hosting environment, a message sender is identified based on a system identification of the sender. The system identification is controllable and accessible in the shared hosting environment. Properties of the message are evaluated based on a predetermined rule. The message is distributed upon compliance of the message... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070297409 - Message indentification system and method: A message identification system and method, which is applicable to an electronic communication device capable of sending and receiving messages; includes the following steps: acquiring the communication number of a sending end whose sending message is received by the electronic communication device; comparing the communication number of the sending end... Agent: Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP
20070297411 - Method and device for generic framing procedure encapsulation: A method for Generic Framing Procedure (GFP) encapsulation includes: cascading a plurality of protocol data units to form a cascaded packet; and encapsulating the cascaded packet to obtain a GFP frame. A device for GFP encapsulation includes a cascading module, for cascading a plurality of protocol data units to form... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070297410 - Real-time stateful packet inspection method and apparatus: A real-time stateful packet inspection method and apparatus is provided, which uses a session table processing method that can efficiently generate state information. In the apparatus, a session table stores session data of a packet received from an external network. A hash key generator hashes a parameter extracted from the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070297412 - Method and apparatus for forwarding data in forwarding networks: A method for forwarding data in forwarding networks includes: acquiring a signal transmitted from a source node to a target node in the forwarding network; selecting an antenna which is closest to the target node or a subordinate forwarding node, according to a corresponding relationship between antennas and nodes in... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20070297413 - Prevention of spoofing in telecommunications system: In a packet radio network a packet data address is activated for a terminal for transmitting data packets between the terminal and an external network. Information on the activated packet data address is stored at least in the edge nodes of the network. To prevent spoofing, i.e., misrepresentation of sender... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070297416 - Systems and methods for adaptive throughput management for event-driven message-based data: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating data including prioritizing data by assigning a priority to the data, analyzing a network to determine a status of the network, and communicating the data based at least in part on the priority of the data and the status... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070297415 - Apparatus and method of scheduling data packet in a communication system: An apparatus and method of scheduling data packets in a communication system are provided, in which the number of first-type data packets to be transmitted with priority is determined according to a predetermined criterion from among total first-type data packets, and the determined number of first-type data packets and second-type... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070297414 - Cooperative operation of network transport and network quality of service modules: Methods, systems, and apparatus provide efficient and flexible networking quality of service as well as transport protocol design. A hybrid transport/network quality of service (HNTQ) scheme improves the performance of TCP over specific links or network paths that are subject to high latency, a high bandwidth-delay product, high packet loss,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070297417 - Classification and verification of static file transfer protocols: Classification and verification of static file transfer protocols is provided. A network node sitting in the path of packets classifies traffic according to its content, and then statistically verifies that the content actually matches the initial classification. Classification and verification are standard building blocks in networks systems that provide quality-of-service.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070297419 - Message routing in a telecommunication system: A method for routing message traffic over a communication network. In one example, the method comprises receiving, at a first server, a request from a subscriber terminal and transmitting, from the first server to a subscriber location function of the network, a message requesting routing information to a user database... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070297418 - Method and apparatus for identifying and monitoring voip media plane security keys for service provider lawful intercept use: A mechanism is described that enables encrypted end-point communications in a VoIP network to be accessed by a service provider. The mechanism includes a session information retrieval component which gathers session information such as encryption keys for each session that traverses a network element. The encryption keys may be used... Agent: Mcguinness & Manaras LLP
20070297420 - Ethernet-to-atm interworking that conserves vlan assignments: Interworking of first and second networks (12, 14) is accomplished by an interworking facility (30) that serves to map the destination address in first frames received from the first network into second destinations addresses compatible with the second network. To conserve such mapping the assignments, the first network encapsulates information... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070297421 - Communications network: In an embodiment, a temporary network is implemented by locating a plurality of battery-powered Wi-Fi access points throughout a local area. A controller is also located within the local area. A network connectable device is provided to communicate with the plurality of battery-powered Wi-Fi access points and the controller. The... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070297422 - Information delivery system, delivery request program, transfer program, delivery program, and the like: In an information delivery system including a plurality of node devices connected each other to thereby configure a network, a first node device includes a device for transmitting request information based on unique identification information corresponding to specific common information and request number information indicative of request number of node... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070297424 - Method for ip-based service transport: A method for service transport and a method for IP-based service transport are disclosed. The calling and called parties negotiate the type of a service and a corresponding codec scheme before a call is set up, and after the call is set up normally, during the call, the MGW keeps... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070297423 - Terminal-to-terminal communication connection control method using ip transfer network: Both a connection server and a relay connection server are installed in an IP transfer network; a function similar to a line connection control of a subscriber exchanger is applied to a connection server; a function similar to a line connection control of a relay exchanger is applied to the... Agent: Robert Popa C/o Ladas & Parry, LLP
20070297426 - Local peer-to-peer digital content distribution: Electronic devices such as media players are configured for participation in activities relating to local, peer-to-peer distribution of digital content. In an exemplary distribution transaction, digital content items such as audio files, video files, text files, multimedia files, data files, playlists, and metadata are distributable between a source device and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070297428 - Port pooling: In one embodiment, methods and systems for port pooling are described. An interface may communicate with at least one physical server. The at least one physical server may host a plurality of virtual servers and be connectable via a plurality of gateway ports to a storage area network (SAN). A... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20070297425 - Systems and methods for establishing a network over a substation dc/ac circuit: A system and method for transmitting data within a utility substation in which a utility substation power line coupled to a voltage source is used to power a gateway and one or more network devices. The gateway generates a network signal that is communicated onto the power line by a... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
20070297429 - Media flow bridging device and media service system: A media flow bridging device includes a control module for receiving control message, performing media negotiation and controlling service process; and an RTP module connected with the control module, for processing RTP protocols and transferring media flows. A system for media service includes: a control device for processing signaling and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070297427 - Media gateway: Disclosed is a media gateway that processes AV signals offered over various channels into AV stream data and wirelessly transmits the AV stream data to a client such as PC or TV The media gateway includes: a broadcast signal receiver for selecting a broadcast signal and dividing the selected broadcast... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20070297430 - Terminal reachability: A communication network for providing seamless peer-to-peer connectivity between nodes of different communication network environments, the communication network comprising at least one tunneling server comprising an access unit for providing access to the communication network and an addressing unit for assigning a dynamic address of a first addressing scheme routable... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070297431 - System, method and apparatus for a resend response: An embodiment generally relates to a method of maximizing network efficiency. The method includes determining a state of a connect attempt from a network and re-transmitting a connect attempt response message to the network in response to the network's connect attempt being in a pending state after an attempt to... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP
20070297432 - Host-controlled network interface filtering based on active services, active connections and active protocols: A network interface performs filtering of inbound packets based on information maintained in a shared memory that indicates active services, active connections and active protocols. A network control mechanism running on the host computer system writes information to the shared memory to indicate which services, connections and protocols are currently... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20070297434 - Mechanism for detecting and clearing i/o fabric lockup conditions for error recovery: A computer implemented method, apparatus and mechanism for recovery of an I/O fabric that has become terminally congested or deadlocked due to a failure which causes buffers/queues to fill and thereby causes the root complexes to lose access to their I/O subsystems. Upon detection of a terminally congested or deadlocked... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20070297433 - Method and apparatus for double buffering: A double buffering device and operating method thereof are provided to provide data to a second device, comprising a controller, a first buffer and a second buffer, a bus and a software unit. The controller controls data access. The first and second buffers coupled to the controller store the data.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070297435 - Method for priority based queuing and assembling of packets: Data packets having different assigned priorities are multiplexed by operating a queue for each different priority of data packet and assembling groups (80) of the data packets for transmission. Each group has two portions. A first portion (90) of the group is populated with data packets selected from one or... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070297436 - Method for scheduling wireless communications: A system and method is provided for scheduling transmissions from a plurality of services operating over a widely distributed communications network. A headend communications device (such as a cable modem termination system) arbitrates bandwidth among a plurality of cable modems configurable for bidirectional communications. The headend grants a bandwidth region... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070297437 - Distributed switch memory architecture: A distributed memory switch system for transmitting packets from source ports to destination ports, comprising: a plurality of ports including a source port and a destination port wherein a packet is transmitted from the source port to the destination port; a memory pool; and an interconnection stage coupled between the... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20070297439 - Selection of an access layer termination node in a multi-access network environment: In a mechanism to select an access layer termination node for a communication connection of a user terminal in a multi-access network, a connection parameter list is transmitted in a mobile IP registration procedure from a mobility layer network portion to a user terminal. The connection parameter list comprises prioritized... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070297438 - Standby time improvements for stations in a wireless network: Techniques to improve the standby time of a station in a wireless network are described. An access point may advertise or convey a maximum listen interval and/or an association timeout supported by that access point. A station may operate in a power-save mode and may wake up every listen interval... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070297440 - Apparatus and method for acquiring remote name in a bluetooth system: An apparatus and method for acquiring a remote name in a Bluetooth system are provided. The method for acquiring a remote name in a Bluetooth system includes performing an inquiry request to adjacent Bluetooth devices; sorting Bluetooth devices found during the inquiry request in order of Received Signal Strength Indication... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070297441 - Method and apparatus for preventing starvation in a slotted ring data communications network: In a slotted ring network, a node may transmit a non-renewable slot reservation with any unreserved slot. The reservation restricts other nodes from transmitting a new packet in the slot. When the slot returns around the ring to the reserving node, the slot will be available. Preferably, reservation is made... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20070297442 - Expandable multi-computer switching device: An expandable multi-computer switching device includes a master switching module and a slave switching module. The master switching module includes a transmission interface, a plurality of ports coupled to the transmission interface, a hub device coupled between the transmission interface and the plurality of ports, and a master control unit... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070297443 - Synchronous and distributed data acquisition and transmission system: A daisy chained ethernet network data acquisition system for use in industrial processes is shown. The system employs standard category five twisted-pair connectors, each having four twisted-pairs associated therewith. Two of the twisted-pairs are employed for transmitting and receiving command signals and data, while the remaining two are employed for... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20070297444 - Resending control circuit, sending device, resending control method and resending control program: A resending control circuit for controlling resending of data to be sent to a sending destination, includes: a writing unit for writing resending information generated corresponding to each of data to be resent and including the resending point-in-time of the data in memory; a reading unit for reading out the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070297445 - Protocol translating device and method: A protocol translating device (20) for protocols translating, includes a protocol parsing module (200), an endpoint management module (210), a call control state machine (220), and a protocol primitive module (230). The protocol parsing module is used for parsing notices, and sending call events corresponding to the notices. The endpoint... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070297446 - Method and apparatus for transporting deterministic traffic in a gigabit passive optical network: A system and method are disclosed for transporting deterministic traffic in a gigabit passive optical network. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an Optical Line Termination (OLT) for exchanging data traffic in a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) having a controller programmed to... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070297448 - Method and apparatus for instant channel change: a video transmitting means (112) adapted thereupon to transmit the video channel towards the decoding device, initially as a dedicated multimedia stream (UC_Chx) dedicatedly supplied to the decoding device and comprising an independent video frame (I) as first transmitted video frame, and further in time as a common multimedia stream... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070297449 - Radio protocol for mobile communication system and method: Radio protocol for a next generation mobile communication system is disclosed including a radio link control layer for connecting to an upper layer through a service access point provided in advance and for connecting to a lower layer through a plurality of logic channels provided in advance The radio link... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070297447 - Supporting application effectiveness in a network environment: A system for performing an application in a network-centric environment using capabilities attributed to the application. Each capability is assigned one or more priorities for the application. At least one node is configured to identify a change in the capabilities and negotiate in the network-centric environment to resolve the change.... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20070297450 - Method and apparatus for passing an application description to lower layer packet data protocol: A packet data protocol system for a telecommunications system includes an application control layer (214) of the packet data protocol system (200), a lower layer of the packet data protocol system, and an information element (302) that includes an identification of an application to be run in the application control... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070297452 - Zigbee device using neighbor table and data transmission method of the zigbee device: The Zigbee device including: a memory storing the neighbor table for writing address information of a device; a controller acquiring the address information of the device present within electrical power enabling Zigbee communication according to a network connection type defined in a Zigbee alliance, writing the address information in the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20070297451 - Apparatus and method for communicating mac layer data in broadband wireless communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for varying the length of an error check code of a PDU according to the length of a payload in a broadband wireless communication system. A transmitting apparatus includes a first generator and a second generator. The first generator generates a payload of a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070297453 - Data communication apparatus and computer product: A host computer in a communication system measures a round trip time (RTT) returned from a destination terminal when a connection is established on a virtual communication path on a network interface card (NIC) for each connection. When the RTT is larger than a predetermined threshold, the host computer starts... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070297454 - Systems and methods for multicasting audio: Multicast distribution network control tools enable access to AV programs, audio programs, and/or audio content, to filter one or more selected audio formats, and to route the selected audio format and any associated video program as a media stream to a multimedia device. Thereafter, the multimedia device receives the media... Agent: Scott P. Zimmerman, PLLC
20070297455 - Inserting auxiliary data in a main data stream: Auxiliary digital data are inserted into a main digital data stream, to be subsequently coded to produce a coded data stream, by identifying a component of the main data stream that will make substantially no contribution to the coded data stream. It is into this component that data from the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070297456 - Pulse disturbance weighting rectifier: A rectifier circuit used for weighting pulse disturbances in relation to the influence thereof on digital radio systems, comprising a cascade circuit of an effective value rectifier and a linear average rectifier, wherein a peak value rectifier is arranged upstream from the effective value rectifier.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070297458 - Efficient and layered synchronization protocol for database systems: An efficient and layered synchronization protocol for database systems is disclosed. A mechanism is provided for efficient synchronization of data between storage systems such as relational databases, object stores, etc. Synchronization capabilities may be defined and grouped into several levels that support specific scenarios. The levels may be defined in... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070297457 - Method for the synchronization of data, such as distributed data, taking account of clock drifts and inaccuracies: The invention also relates to a method of synchronization between data recorded and date stamped by said first machine (B) with respect to the local time of said second machine (A). In order to make it more flexible and robust, this method does not comprise a synchronization of said clocks... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070297459 - Synchronizing multi-channel speakers over a network: A server is arranged to distribute at least one stream of audio data corresponding to an audio signal to two or more speakers across a network. Each speaker includes a respective clock for regenerating the audio signal from the audio data. For each speaker, the server determines a relative rate... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070297460 - Multi-stream compatible multiplexer and demultiplexer system: In a process for multiplexing a plurality of transport streams, a transport stream ID and a local time stamp are added to each of the packets that form a transport stream, and in a process for separating a multi-stream obtained by multiplexing the transport streams, the packets forming each transport... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070297461 - Receiving apparatus for digital broadcasting signal and receiving/recording/reproducing apparatus thereof: In a digital broadcasting signal receiving/recording/reproducing apparatus, a recorded program can be immediately reproduced without performing complicated operations. Only a desired program and information related to the desired program are separated to be extracted from the digital broadcasting signal. Then, the separated/extracted broadcasting signal is supplied to a recording/reproducing apparatus.... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.12/20/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070291632 - Method for detecting symbol timing of multi-antenna radio communication system: There is provided a method for detecting a symbol timing of a multi-antenna radio communication system. The method can significantly reduce a calculation amount in a space division multiplex OFDM system as compared to the conventional method, can detect an accurate symbol timing, and can easily be realized. In this... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070291633 - Transmitting apparatus in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing access system capable of controlling gain for variation of sub-channel allocation and method for transmitting data thereof: The present invention relates to a transmitter of an OFDMA system capable of controlling a gain for variation of subchannel allocation, and a method thereof. The transmitter includes a subchannel number determining unit, a modulator, a digital/analogue converter, and a gain controller controlling the gain. The subchannel number determining unit... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291635 - Method and apparatus for switching between ofdm communication modes: An apparatus and method for switching between a first and a second Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) communication mode includes a first step of determining an operational modulation scheme. A next step includes estimating a first performance factor for the modulation scheme in the first communication mode and a second... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070291637 - Radio receiver, signal processing method and program product: A radio receiver receives a signal transmitted through a radio transmission path. In the signal, a no-signal interval is inserted between orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) symbols. The radio receiver includes a determining unit to determine an overlap-addition number based on delay characteristics of a received signal, and an adder... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070291636 - System, method and computer-readable medium for detection and avoidance of victim services in ultra-wideband systems: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for detection and avoidance of victim services in ultra-wideband systems is provided. A detect and avoid module may calculate power averages of OFDM tones. The power of tones may then be measured and compared with power averages of corresponding tones. If a measured tone... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070291638 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data using space-time block coding: A space-time block coding (STBC) apparatus and method for a transmitter with four Tx antennas is provided. An input symbol sequence is transmitted through the four Tx antennas in a predetermined method based on feedback information received from a receiver, thereby improving the performance of an STBC.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291639 - Apparatus and methods for communicating using symbol-modulated subcarriers: Apparatus and methods for selecting a transmit power level and subcarrier modulation assignments based on measured channel conditions to achieve a performance level for communications over a symbol-modulated subcarrier communication channel are provided. In some embodiments, the transmit power level may be changed depending on whether a desired packet error... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20070291634 - Hybrid multiple access apparatus and method in a mobile communication system: A hybrid multiple access apparatus and method in a mobile communication system supporting various multiple access schemes are provided, in which an initial service negotiation is performed in a non-orthogonal transmission scheme between an MS and a BS, the BS receives from the MS an orthogonal resource request for high-speed... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291641 - Channel estimation in a wireless communication system: A plurality of communication bursts are transmitted substantially simultaneously in a time slot of a time division duplex/code division multiple access communication system. The communication system has a maximum number of K midamble shifts. Each burst has an assigned midamble. Each midamble is a shifted version of a basic midamble... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291640 - Communication system and method of dynamic space-frequency-division multiple-access for uplink from terminals to base-station: Embodiments of the present invention include a system and method of dynamic space-frequency-division multiple-access for the uplink from terminals to a base-station. The system includes a base-station and multiple terminals. According to different spatial mapping modes, the base-station performs an optimization computation using an optimization function in order to obtain... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070291642 - Nas system and information processing method for the same: Enhancing expansion of a NAS system without restrictions from a communication network. In the NAS system having existing NAS units and disk storage apparatuses, when adding another NAS unit and disk storage apparatus to expand the system, FC ports of the NAS units are loop-connected to one another via an... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070291643 - Stateless call admission and call preemption with a single metering and marking scheme: A method and system for call admission and preemption in a network having an ingress node and an egress node defining an ingress/egress node pair, and one or more core nodes located in a path between the ingress node and the egress node and configured to mark packets exceeding an... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20070291644 - Method and device for scheduling packets for routing in a network with implicit determination of packets to be treated as priority: A method of ordonnancing packets belonging to different flows comprises: a step (E58) of queuing each packet in a queue associated with the flow of said packet; and for each of said queues processed cyclically, a step of sending packets contained in said queue up to a quota for said... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070291645 - Instant service method for deficit-round-robin (drr) data packet scheduling: An instant service method and apparatus for deficit-round-robin (DRR) data packet scheduling are provided. The method includes servicing a current flow according to packet scheduling; activating a new flow according to an input of a new data packet; servicing the new flow immediately when the current flow service is completed;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070291646 - Retransmission control method and device: In a retransmission control method and device which can suppress or expedite a retransmission of user data depending on a processing congestion status or the like on a receiving side, a user equipment on a data receiving side transmits to a radio network control device on a data transmitting side,... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070291647 - Method and system for fault-tolerant quality of service: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide for a system and method for fault-tolerant QoS data communication including differentiating one or more message data into a primary storage, storing the differentiated one or more message data in a secondary storage if the primary storage becomes exhausted, prioritizing the one or... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291648 - Voip voice quality remote for switch-to-switch connections: A method to reroute a call with a first and second termination point based upon Quality of Service (QoS) is disclosed. The method comprises establishing a quality of service threshold, connecting a first communication path between the two termination points through the network elements, testing said quality of service along... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20070291649 - Network system and network connection device: There are provided a network system and a network connection device which are adapted for handling a plurality of default routes. The network system includes a plurality of network connection devices, and each network connection device is configured to associate each of one or more default routes with an identifier... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070291650 - Methodology for measurements and analysis of protocol conformance, performance and scalability of stateful border gateways: Testing of Internet-Protocol packet network perimeter protection devices, e.g., Border Gateways such as Session Border Controllers, including dynamic pinhole capable firewalls are discussed. Analysis and testing of these network perimeter protection devices is performed to evaluate the ability of such device to perform at carrier class levels while being subjected... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20070291651 - Communication system with improved medium access control sub-layer: A communication system which has a plurality of mobile terminals and a base station, each of the mobile terminals and/or base station comprising a medium access control sub-layer, upper layers of the medium access control sub-layer, and a lower layer of the medium access control sub-layer, wherein the medium access... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070291652 - Transmitting apparatus, transmitting-apparatus testing method, and computer program product: An information storing unit stores therein information on a connection status of transmitting apparatuses in a network and a usage status of a line between the transmitting apparatuses as access-path detecting information. A path establishing unit establishes a test communication path having a predetermined bandwidth for a test communication between... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070291661 - Communication apparatus, communication terminal device, communication system, communication method and communication program: A communication apparatus for performing data communication with terminal devices, includes unit acquiring, from the terminal devices, connection information items corresponding to the terminal devices, unit storing the connection information items, unit, when transmitting data to the terminal devices, selecting one of a first scheme and a second scheme referring... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070291654 - Memory access optimization and communications statistics computation: Memory access optimization and communications statistics computation are disclosed. A method may include receiving data unit information for a plurality of data units. Versions of partial network traffic statistic for the data units based on a current data unit may be prepared. A version of the partial network traffic statistic... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20070291659 - Method and apparatus for enabling a network device to asynchronously access a set top box in a way that conserves network bandwidth: A method and an apparatus are provided for improving or optimizing the frequency at which the keep-alive messages are sent to a network device (e.g., an Internet service platform) from a set top box (STB) connected to a router or gateway. By improving or optimizing the frequency at which these... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070291658 - Method and apparatus for enabling a network device to remotely access a remote device via a network: A method and an apparatus are provided for improving or optimizing the frequency at which the keep-alive messages are exchanged between a network device (e.g., network server) and a remote device (e.g., a PC) behind a router or gateway. By improving or optimizing the frequency at which these messages are... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070291653 - Method and system for network-independent qos: The presently described technology provides a computing device capable of being connected to a node in a first network and capable of applying one or more Quality of Service (“QoS”) algorithms to one or more subsets of data communicated in the first network. The device is also capable of applying... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291656 - Method and system for outbound content-based qos: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating inbound network data to provide QoS. The method includes receiving data from an application, prioritizing the data by assigning a priority to the data, and communicating the data over a network based at least in part on the priority... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291657 - Method and system for rule-based sequencing for qos: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating data over a network to provide Quality of Service. The method includes receiving data over a network, prioritizing the data, and communicating the data based at least in part on the priority. The step of prioritizing the data includes... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291655 - Waveform quality feedback for internet protocol traffic: Techniques are disclosed for selecting transmission resources in a telecommunications system that comprises different networks, where the techniques are based on the quality of the waveform of transmitted media such as audio or video signals, in contrast to the quality of service of the network that transports the media. The... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070291662 - In-line content analysis of a tcp segment stream: A method for submitting a TCP segment stream to a in-line content analysis comprises: receiving from a TCP emitter a first TCP data segments stream corresponding to a given TCP connection between the TCP emitter and a TCP receiver; extracting and re-assembling a first byte stream from the TCP segment... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070291660 - Mesh network evaluation methods: Methods, software and apparatus for determining the quality of a wireless mesh network (ie a network comprising a plurality of access nodes supporting wireless communications both with user terminals and between themselves), comprises storing information relating to the access nodes, the information including whether or not each access node is... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20070291663 - Method and apparatus for scale-free topology generation in relay based wireless networks: A method of placing nodes in an area that requires coverage, the method includes the step of creating a network topology such that the average path length is kept to a minimum number of hops at the time of placement of a new node, wherein a limit is placed on... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070291664 - System for using at least one mobile terminal device in a motor vehicle: A system for using at least one mobile terminal in a motor vehicle, such as a passenger automobile or a two-wheeled vehicle in particular, having at least one mobile terminal, a display device situated in the vehicle, an operating device provided in the vehicle, and a communication interface between the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070291665 - Lan topology detection and assignment of addresses: A method, system, device and computer program product for automatically detecting a topology of a local area network, LAN. The LAN may be included in a telecommunication node, e.g. a base transceiver station. The LAN includes a central host and further hosts connected to the LAN. The central host sends... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070291666 - Method for designing optical network, optical network, and computer readable medium: An appropriate ring topology is selected by searching network topology information on the basis of given information about client signal paths on a predetermined condition, and a wavelength ring accommodating the client signal paths and having an optimal transmission characteristic is designed on the basis of the selected ring topology.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070291667 - Intelligent audio limit method, system and node: A teleconferencing system includes a network. The system includes a plurality of nodes, such as terminals, communicating with each other through the network with audio streams the terminals transmit to each other to form the conference. Each terminal able to detect an overload state where there are more than a... Agent: Ansel M. Schwartz Attorney At Law
20070291668 - Method and apparatus for repeating wireless signals bidirectionally and synchronously: A method and an apparatus for repeating wireless signals bidirectionally and synchronously are provided in the present invention, specially used for repeating wireless signals emitted from the base station and terminal devices bidirectionnally and synchronously in the TDD system. Said apparatus comprises: a receiving and transmitting antenna set, a frequency... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070291669 - Method and apparatus for a hybrid network service: An apparatus for data transfer comprising a first network, a second network, and a plurality of nodes on said first network wherein secured data is transferred between at least two nodes of said plurality of nodes on said first network only if said at least two nodes also exist on... Agent: Okamoto & Benedicto, LLP
20070291670 - Method of activating a pdp context: The invention relates to a method of activating a PDP context via a mobile terminal (MT), such as a mobile telephone, initiated by a terminal equipment (TE), e.g. a laptop, where the terminal equipment (TE) is arranged to be connected to the mobile terminal (MT). Hitherto, such an activation of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070291671 - Radio communication method, radio communication system and radio communication equipment: Radio communication equipment by which reproduction of application data is not interrupted nor disabled even when the application data requiring a high throughput is transmitted by radio. In the equipment, an MCS deciding section (113) has, for example, an MCS setting table shown in table 1, selects an MCS having... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070291673 - Adaptive drx cycle length based on available battery power: Methods and apparatuses enable providing a dynamic, adaptive discontinuous reception (DRX) period based on available battery power of a mobile device. A mobile device can be assigned a DRX period based on a battery power level of the mobile device, and the assigned DRX period can be dynamically changed to... Agent: Intel/blakely
20070291672 - Reducing power consumption in a receiver: Method and system for reducing the power consumption in a receiver. A power consumption control module reconfigures the receiver for every packet received by the receiver, by setting the receiver's modules to an optimal mode of operation from a power consumption perspective, based on parameters extracted from each packet header.... Agent: Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco
20070291674 - Method for coordinated control of radio resources for multicasting in a distributed wireless system: The present invention provides a method for coordinating control of radio resources for multicast/broadcast services in distributed radio resource management. One exemplary embodiment of the method may include communicating information between a plurality of units having radio resource management responsibilities. The communicated information is related to coordinating at least one... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070291675 - Dynamic communication and method of use: A communication system and method for enhancing the effectiveness of wireless and wired systems. The communication system comprising a communication management system performing dynamic switching of communication transceivers and dynamic addressing of communication devices within the network of communication devices with an extended caller identification system to become a true... Agent: Michael H. Gurin
20070291680 - Communication system including a base station and terminal devices each using an up-link line allocated by the base station: A communication system allocates a discrete line between a base station and each terminal device that allows discrete communication in a time span equivalent to several frames. The communication system includes a base station that has a processing function unit processing a physical layer using a given data format, and... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070291683 - Dynamic profile management based on transport detection: Systems and methods are presented that enable the transmission of data and applications to a communications device using a most efficient communication pathway. This enables large sized information to be sent to cellular telephones and other devices without using conventional cellular signaling pathways.... Agent: Moazzam & Associates, LLC Matters For Cingular Wireless Ii, LLC
20070291681 - Method and apparatus for providing information about each group address that has data waiting for delivery in node, point or terminal in a wlan: A method and apparatus are provided for communicating data between two nodes, points or terminals in a wireless local area network (WLAN) and providing information about each group address that has data waiting for delivery in one node, point or terminal. The two nodes, points or terminals may include an... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070291677 - Method and apparatus to facilitate establishing a non-home agent-facilitated interactive real-time session: A packet data serving node (200) that receives (101) from a mobile station (408) that already has an existing home agent-facilitated data session an indication of a present need to conduct an interactive real-time session is able to establish (102) a non-home agent-facilitated interactive real-time session for that mobile station... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20070291676 - Method and system for maintaining autonomous system clock accuracy for a mobile radio terminal: A mobile radio terminal includes a system clock having a controller, a frequency generator for outputting a clock signal and a temperature sensor for detecting an operating temperature of the frequency generator. The controller adjusts a frequency of the clock signal by inputting a frequency generator control value associated with... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070291687 - Method of constructing packets for mac layer in wireless communications system and related apparatus: In order to transmit available data of high priority services as soon as possible, the present invention provides a method of constructing packets in a wireless communications system. The wireless communications system has a medium access control (MAC) layer. The method includes the following steps. A plurality of group packet... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070291678 - System and method for measuring and reporting service usage: Systems and methods for measuring and reporting prepaid service usage are provided. More particularly, monitoring and reporting packet data session usage for purposes of charging for service usage are provided. In some embodiments, layer-3 data packet monitoring is used to determine usage. In other embodiments, the start and end of... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York
20070291686 - Wimax network, wimax network element, and method of handling qos requirements therein: A method of handling QoS requirements in a wireless communication network (1), wherein a QoS request message (A) associated with said QoS requirements is sent from a core network (2) to an access network (3.1, 3.2) responsible for resource allocation to an end terminal (4, 4′) requiring a particular service... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070291689 - Delivery of data packets via aggregated spatial distribution overlay on a mesh network: A plurality of interactive modules are disposed at spaced locations to form an adaptive wireless network. Each module is capable of receiving transmissions of messages or data packets from other modules, and of transmitting messages or data packets to other modules for forming selected transmission paths via one or more... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070291682 - Location dependent key management in sensor networks without using deployment knowledge: A system for key management in sensor networks which takes the location of sensor nodes into consideration while deciding the keys to be deployed on each node. This system reduces the number of keys that have to be stored on each sensor node and also provides for the containment of... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20070291688 - Method and apparatus of handling packet data in a wireless communications system: A method of handling packet data in a wireless communications system includes activating a hybrid automatic repeat request process, determining whether each of a plurality of packets to be transmitted is a signaling message or a control message, and setting maximum number of transmissions for a first packet of the... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070291684 - Sub-packet pulse-based communications: Low power wireless communication techniques may be employed in devices that communicate via a wireless body area network, a wireless personal area network, or some other type of wireless communication link. In some implementations the devices may communicate via one or more impulse-based ultra-wideband channels. Inter-pulse duty cycling may be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070291690 - System for supplying container security: A system for monitoring the contents of a closed container includes one or more sensors for monitoring the container contents, a signal receiving element positioned, and a processing system. The signal receiving element receives sensor data from the sensors. The processing system has a memory for storing predetermined conditions and... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20070291679 - Wireless node apparatus, and multihop wireless lan system: Disclosed is a technique of transferring packets among wireless nodes as done in a tree type LAN, without intervening a root node to achieve efficient communications among the wireless nodes. According to the technique, a multihop wireless LAN is constructed by wireless nodes in such a way that it is... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070291691 - Method of improving throughput in a system including persistent assignments: Methods and systems are disclosed that provide conditional assignments to access terminals over resources assigned to other access terminals. A plurality of resources having persistent assignments to the other access terminals are processed to determine a gap in transmissions. The resources that can be conditionally utilized by the access terminals... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070291692 - Apparatus and method for managing resources in mobile communication system: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for managing resources in a mobile communication system. The method includes classifying an overall frequency band into a plurality of segment types defined in time and frequency domains by considering a channel condition between a mobile station and the base station and a QoS... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291693 - Selective control of audio quality on a mobile station: A method (500) for selectively improving output multimedia quality on a mobile station (105). The method can include detecting a circumstance in which a user of the mobile station would benefit from receiving high quality multimedia information (120) as opposed to multimedia information presented in a standard manner. Responsive to... Agent: Cuenot & Forsythe, L.L.C.
20070291695 - Method and apparatus for facilitating lossless handover in 3gpp long term evolution systems: The present invention is related to a method and apparatus for facilitating lossless handover in a wireless communication system comprising at least one wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), a source evolved Node B (eNB), a target eNB, and a mobility management entity/user plane entity (MME/UPE) where the WTRU is in wireless... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291696 - Method and apparatus for performing random access in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for random access in an evolved universal terrestrial radio access (E-UTRA) system are disclosed. For code division multiplexing (CDM), a basic preamble is generated using a constant amplitude zero auto-correlation (CAZAC) sequence. The basic preamble is repeated for M time for generating a random access channel... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291697 - Method for replacing mobile router in mobile internet service system having multiple mobile routers: Provided is a method for replacing a function of mobile router for a mobile Internet service in a multiple mobile router and multiple prefix structure. The method includes the steps of: at a second mobile router, detecting a malfunction of a first mobile router using a router notifying interval of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070291698 - Performing association during handover in wireless access system: A method of associating a mobile station to a base station in a wireless communication system comprises transmitting to a serving base station a scanning request message comprising an association indicator. The method also comprises receiving from the serving base station a scanning response message comprising a rendezvous time associated... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070291694 - Seamless multimedia session handoff across multiple devices in a mobile networking environment: There is provided, in a source device, a method for handing off a media session from the source device to a target device in a network. The target device is informed of an impending handoff of the media session. Session state information is transmitted to the target device in preparation... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070291699 - Mobile broadband wireless access system for transferring service information during handover: The present invention is related to transmitting quality of service (QoS) information of a target base station for admitting service flows during a handover operation. The invention comprises providing a service to a mobile station from a serving base station and receiving at the serving base station a handover request... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070291700 - Transmitter, communication system and communication method: The present invention provides a transmitter, a communication system and a communication method thereof. The transmitter according to the present invention comprises a transmission channel processing module for obtaining gains of respective sub-channels; a first transmission preprocessing module for performing a first transmission preprocessing to transmission data for a high-gain... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070291701 - Single carrier/ds-cdma packet transmission method, an uplink packet transmission method in a multi-carrier/ds-cdma mobile communications system, and a structure of a downlink channel in a multi-carrier/ds-cdma mobile communications system: The present invention provides a single carrier/DS-CDMA packet transmission method wherein a predetermined time slot is assigned to reservation demand packet transmission in regard to a spreading code, and the reservation demand packet and data packets are time-multiplexed for transmission. An uplink packet transmission method in a multi-carrier/DS-CDMA mobile communication... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070291702 - Base station apparatus,wireless communication system,and wireless transmission method: There are comprised a reception part (132) that receives information from a mobile station apparatus, a transmission power determination part (125) that determines transmission power when transmitting a wireless signal to a mobile station apparatus based on the received information, an acquisition part (120) that acquires information about communication environment... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070291720 - Apparatus and method for transmitting channel quality indicators in a mobile communication system: There is provided a method for transmitting one or more CQIs between a mobile station and a base station in a mobile communication system. The method may include: identifying a channel condition between the mobile station and the base station; adjusting a number of CQIs to be transmitted in accordance... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070291713 - Communication system: A communication system forms a frame format such that each of the plurality of the base stations is assigned with one of a plurality of frequency bands, which are orthogonally frequency divided; in accordance with the frame format, the plurality of the base stations transmitting a frame signal including a... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070291704 - Internet protocol address take-over system in a local area network and method thereof: An Internet protocol (IP) address take-over system in a local area network and a method thereof are provided. The IP address take-over system takes over the IP addresses in a server connecting with a plurality of clients and containing a plurality of network interface cards, and automatically updates the media... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070291707 - Method and system for bridging and routing offload in a multiport wireless system: Aspects of a method and system for bridging and routing offload in a multiport wireless system are presented. Various aspects of the system may include a wireless network interface subsystem that enables transcoding of at least a portion of a data packet received by the wireless network interface subsystem. The... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291717 - Method and system for optimized handover for mobile devices: Method and system for optimized handover for mobile devices. The present invention provides a method for providing wireless communication. The method includes providing a first access device and a second access device in a communication network. The first access device and the second access device are configured to provide wireless... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070291708 - Method for reverse link resource assignment: A method of resource allocation in which resources may be allocated to a mobile station or other transmitting entity for transmitting an initial data packet based on a preamble which indicates a data type to be transmitted by the mobile station. Based on the indicated data type, a determination is... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator
20070291706 - Methods, devices and architectures for establishing peer-to-peer sessions: Signaling paths and communication sessions, such as voice-over-IP sessions, can be established in substantially shorter and predictable time periods than previously thought possible over carrier-based, peer-to-peer networks (P2P). Instead of requiring a signaling pathway to traverse a large number of hops/nodes, novel architectures permit a signaling pathway to traverse a... Agent: Capitol Patent & Trademark Law Firm, PLLC Attn: John Curtin
20070291712 - Mobile communication system and data retransmission control method: When user equipment UE which performs HSDPA communication using a HS-DSCH changes from the current communication area (cell) to another cell, a wireless base station control device RNC checks whether there exist at the wireless base station of the cell change origin accumulated data (transmit-wait data) which are to be... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070291722 - Mobile communication terminal for providing ad-hoc network service and method for managing ad-hoc network using the same: A method for managing an ad-hoc network using a mobile communication terminal is disclosed. The method includes creating an address table that stores ad-hoc network addresses of the mobile communication terminals and a routing table that stores routing information of the terminals, allocating an address to a first mobile communication... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291705 - Techniques for proving location/presence-based information using mobile ip: Techniques for allowing a home agent to provide location/presence-based services are provided. In one embodiment, a point of attachment of an access network receives a discovery request from a mobile node. A mobile node is associated with a home agent in a home network different from the access network. Location/presence-based... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070291711 - Techniques for wireless deployment: A variety of techniques are described in which wireless access points or base stations are deployed in wireless networks to achieve geographic isolation, i.e., distinct zones of operation having well-defined geographic boundaries, and increased overall capacity in an area having a high population of access and client devices.... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070291710 - Wireless communication system: A processing system is described that includes a wireless communication interface that wirelessly communicates with one or more wireless client devices in the vicinity of an establishment. The wireless communication interface receives a remote order corresponding to an item selected by at least one of the wireless client devices. A... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070291709 - Wireless media player: p
20070291718 - Control of switcher regulated power amplifier modules: Various embodiments described herein relate to a power management block and an amplification block used in the transmitter of a communication subsystem. The power management block provides improved control for the gain control signal provided to a pre-amplifier and the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier which are both... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20070291725 - Hybrid coordination in an ieee 802.11 network: A system and method are provided for maintaining a hybrid coordinator (HC) in a wireless communications local area network (LAN). The method comprises: a station (STA) seeking a guaranteed quality of service (QoS); establishing a basic service set (BSS) through association with an access point (AP); the AP selecting a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc. C/o Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski
20070291703 - Method and mobile terminal arrangement for fast switching between multiple peripherals: The present invention relates to an improved method and arrangements for fast constitution of a wireless communication connection between at least two portable devices, wherein preferably one of the portable devices is capable for cellular communications on a cellular network. Particularly, the present invention relates to an arrangement of several... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20070291721 - Method for optimizing synchronization signal among multiple home agents in mobile internet service system: Provided is a method of optimizing a synchronization signal among home agents in a mobile Internet service system and a computer readable recording medium storing the same. The method includes the steps of: receiving a temporal IP address for a current location and creating terminal active/inactive state information with binding... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070291724 - Method for supplying container security: A method for monitoring the status of a container for transporting goods, wherein the container includes sensors includes receiving data at a processing system within the container from at least one sensor within the container, implementing a controller within the processing system for comparing the received sensor data against a... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20070291719 - Random access request extension for an additional resource request: Methods and apparatuses enable sending a fast access request in a preamble of a random access request. The fast access request provides for an uplink assignment having bandwidth sufficient to allow the transmission of data with a scheduling request. The fast access request can indicate, for example, a traffic class... Agent: Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman, LLP
20070291723 - Temporal alignment of codec data with wireless local area network rf slots: A wireless local area network (WLAN) transceiving integrated circuit services voice communications in a WLAN with at least one other WLAN device. The WLAN transceiving integrated circuit includes a WLAN interface, an input buffer, a transcoder, and a processor. The WLAN interface wirelessly communicates with the at least one WLAN... Agent: Bruce E. Garlick Garlick, Harrison & Markison, LLP
20070291716 - Universal ethernet telecommunications service: We describe a universal Ethernet telecommunications service (UETS) that combines the features of the telephone network, local area networks and the Internet in order to offer integrated broadband services by re-using the infrastructure of the telephone and electrical networks. User-network communication extends the Ethernet local network services to the infrastructure... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070291714 - Wireless communication methods and apparatus supporting paging and peer to peer communications: Methods and apparatus supporting efficient paging in a wireless communications system supporting both access node based communications and peer to peer communications are described. Paging timing intervals are set aside in the timing structure such that multi-mode wireless terminals can monitor, e.g., in an infrastructure band, for pages from a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070291715 - Wireless communication methods and apparatus supporting peer to peer communications: A first mobile node supports peer to peer communications but not cellular communications. Other mobile modes in the communication system support a cellular mode and may support a peer to peer communications mode. The communications system is such that spectrum may be dynamically reallocated between being designated to be used... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070291726 - Method of controlling connection between nodes in digital interface: A method of controlling connection between nodes in a digital interface whereby a first node that is a master node determines a second node to be the master and controls a point-to-point connection or a broadcast connection to another node. The first node having the display device determines the second... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070291727 - High availability system based on separated control and traffic system: The present invention discloses a System comprising a number of plug-in units, where each of the plug-in units that is hosting a device processor is comprising two flash memory banks, and further a traffic and a control system that are separated within said node and/or each of said plug-in units... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070291728 - Method and system for providing interim discontinuous reception/transmission: A method, terminal device, network element, system and computer program product for controlling discontinuous reception or transmission at a terminal device of a communication network are disclosed. A regular discontinuous reception or transmission cycle of a regular discontinuous reception or transmission scheme is set by using a first control layer,... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20070291729 - Method and system for providing reply-controlled discontinuous reception: A method, receiving device, network element, system and computer program product for controlling discontinuous reception at a receiving device of a communication network are disclosed. A regular discontinuous reception cycle of a discontinuous reception scheme is set, and this regular discontinuous reception cycle is switched to a shorter temporary discontinuous... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20070291731 - Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving time information in mobile communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving time information in a mobile communication system. In a method for calculating a current time in the mobile communication system, time information is received from a base station. Date information and parameters for calculation of time are obtained on the basis of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291730 - Method and apparatus for performing a power efficient cell search in a multi-cell wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for performing a power efficient cell search in a multi-cell wireless communication system are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) having a memory that stores a cell identification list of prioritized previously top-ranked cell identities (IDs) is used to perform the cell search. A primary synchronization... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291732 - Power management in a wlan infrastructure: A wireless local area network includes multiple access points with overlapping coverage, and modes of different power consumption are available to the access points. It is assessed whether the traffic load of the network may be adequately supported using fewer access points in an active mode. If so, the traffic... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.
20070291737 - Customer support using managed real-time communities: A method and apparatus are described for routing a call received by an organization. The method includes the steps of determining a subject matter of the received call, routing the call to an agent of the organization when a agent of the organization is available to handle the subject matter... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd. Jon P. Christensen
20070291736 - System and method for processing a conference session through a communication channel: The invention relates to a system and method for controlling an aspect of a communication session. The method processes the session through a subscriber terminal that also controls a separate a video signal. The method comprises: analysing call data for the session to determine whether a calling party can initiate... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070291743 - Detection of loops within a sip signalling proxy: SIP Proxy comprising a loop detection mechanism (LD) consisting of calculating a signature for an incoming signalling message from a set of parameters for said incoming signalling message, and detecting a loop by comparing this signature with values inserted in a particular parameter of the incoming signalling message, characterised in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070291740 - Filterless digital subscriber line system: Method for exchanging analog voice band signals and digital data signals between user termination equipment and a local exchange via conventional connection wires. The data signals are sent in the form of a carrier signal modulated by shift keying codes. At least when the user termination equipment or the local... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070291733 - Integration of packet and cellular telephone networks: Communication apparatus (22) includes a packet network interface (62), for coupling to a packet switch (28) in a packet network (24), and a telephone network interface (63), for coupling to a node (54) in a circuit-switched telephone network (26). A convergence processor (66) is coupled between the packet network and... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd
20070291735 - Method and apparatus for temporal alignment of multiple parallel data streams: Methods and apparatus for aligning the transmitters of two or more bidirectional ports of an integrated circuit (IC), particularly an application-specific IC (ASIC) or field-programmable gate array (FPGA). Misalignment of two or more transmitters is determined by the IC itself without the use of external test equipment. Receivers of the... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC - (lucent)
20070291744 - Method for compensating delays: The present invention relates to a method and a user equipment arranged to communicate with at least a second user equipment in a VoIP service data transmission in a wireless communication system using a VoIP service, provided by an application server. The method comprises the steps of: receiving transmissions in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070291742 - Method for configuring a device using dhcp via pppoe: In a method for configuring a device with a DHCP protocol, wherein the device is in communication with an access server via a PPPoE protocol, a session is started by the access server. An IP address is assigned to the device. A previously unknown IP address of a DHCP server... Agent: Siemens Schweiz Ag I-47, Intellectual Property
20070291738 - Method for controlling the baseband processor: To control a baseband processor within a wireless network, data transmission rules are implemented in respective hosts for first and second communicants, which guarantee data transmission there between according to the rules. Data packets are communicated over electromagnetic signal paths by high frequency transceiver of a WLAN card connected to... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
20070291734 - Methods and apparatus for multistage routing of packets using call templates: A method for multistage routing of packets using call templates is disclosed. An ingress call is filtered based on a plurality of ingress-call parameter values. A parameter value for the ingress call is modified based on a plurality of ingress-call-peer parameter values. A filtered ingress-call parameter value and at least... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20070291741 - Payment system and its method for supporting user verification in voip configuration: Disclosed is a payment system and method for supporting user verification in VoIP configuration by receiving secret number or VoIP phone number of a user as payment information on Internet and completing the payment by user verification and occupancy verification. The payment system includes a user terminal for inputting secret... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20070291739 - Systems and methods for direction of communication traffic: An internet traffic redirection architecture (FIG. 3) is disclosed that allows for directing of various traffic to specified sites (7). The system and method allow a controller, such as an ISP (6), to benefit from unresolved IP Address requests and key-word and hotword queries by capturing this traffic and directing... Agent: Latimer, Mayberry & MatthewsIPLaw, LLP
20070291747 - Method and system for user to user targeted advertising: A method and system for user to user targeted advertising using a digital television delivery service, such as Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) or digital cable. Content is received and delivery information is specified via an IP network. The content is then delivered as advertising content based on the delivery information... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070291748 - Network facsimile apparatus and network facsimile system: There is described a network facsimile apparatus, which makes it possible to quickly complete the transmitting operation of reserved image data whose transmission is temporarily suspended due to the BUSY status of the receiver side, etc. The apparatus, serving as a caller that conducts image data communicating operations with other... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070291746 - System and method for managing aspects of a voice communication using a separate communication channel: The invention provides a system, method and terminal for managing a connection request for a call originating from a voice communication network through a subscriber terminal for a video signal originating from an independent source is provided. The method comprises: receiving a message at the subscriber terminal relating to the... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070291745 - Waveform quality feedback for the selection of gateways: Techniques are disclosed for selecting transmission resources in a telecommunications system that comprises different networks, where the techniques are based on the quality of the waveform of transmitted media such as audio or video signals, in contrast to the quality of service of the network that transports the media. The... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070291749 - Information processing apparatus, line release method for information processing apparatus, and computer product: An information processing apparatus is configured to be connected to a network system in which line connection is established using point-to-point protocol, and charge is based on a period from establishment to release of the line connection. The information processing apparatus includes an input monitoring unit that monitors line-release operation... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070291752 - Communicating packets between forwarding contexts using virtual interfaces: Packets are communicated between forwarding contexts (e.g., virtual routers, logical routers, and/or private networks) using virtual interfaces in communications and computing systems, especially routers, packet switching systems, and other devices. A virtual interface refers to the interface infrastructure (e.g., buffers, memory locations, other data structures), but does not connect to... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20070291751 - Method and system for compression based quality of service: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide for a system and method for preserving bandwidth in data networks. The method includes determining whether to perform functional redundancy processing for a current data set. Determining whether to perform functional redundancy processing for a current data set may be conducted according to... Agent: Christopher N. George
20070291753 - Method for implementing voice over ip through an electronic device connected to a packed switched network: A method for implementing Voice over IP through an electronic device including the phase of sampling a voice communication in a corresponding sampled communication; encoding the sampled communication into corresponding encoded data; decoding the corresponding encoded data into decoded data; and connecting the electronic device to a packed switched network... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20070291754 - Packet communications system and transfer device: A packet communications system and a transfer device which allow a network control function to be changed at low cost flexibly. The network manager includes an instructor for transmitting instruction information to the plurality of transfer devices, the instruction information indicating a packet ID (terminal ID) and a control function... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070291750 - Packet radio transmission over an unlicensed-radio access network: An unlicensed-radio access network is connected to a packet service node in a core network portion of a licensed mobile network. The unlicensed-radio access network includes an access controller connected to the core network portion and having a packet controller, a fixed broadband network connected to the access controller and... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070291755 - Hardware-accelerated packet multicasting in a virtual routing system: Methods and systems are provided for hardware-accelerated packet multicasting in a virtual routing system. According to one embodiment, a multicast packet is received at an ingress system of a packet-forwarding engine (PFE). The ingress system identifies flow classification indices for the multicast packet. Then, for each instance of multicasting, the... Agent: Hamilton Desanctis & Cha Michael A. Desanctis
20070291758 - Method and system for inter-fabric routing: A Fibre Channel Switch element and method for Inter-Fabric routing is provided. The switch element includes a switch port whose worldwide port number is used in a zone set to enable Inter-Fabric frame routing without using Inter-Fabric frame headers. The method includes querying a Name Server to determine world wide... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070291759 - Apparatus and method of splitting a data stream over multiple transport control protocol/internet protocol (tcp/ip) connections: A method, system and apparatus for improving data transfer rate over a network are provided. When a piece of data is to be transmitted to a target system, it is divided into a number of packets and a determination is made as to whether the number of packets exceeds a... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ve) C/o Volel Emile
20070291757 - Data storage and processing systems: We describe techniques for storing and processing data captured in large volumes from digital mobile phone networks. One technique inputs a stream of messages, writes sequential sets of message parameters into a first FIFO, at an entry point; reads the parameters from an exit point; and writes the read parameters... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20070291756 - Method and apparatus for providing specialized applications in a network: In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a method and apparatus is presented for identifying packet-based applications in a packet-based network. As such, the packet-based applications may receive specialized treatment.... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070291760 - Apparatus and method for dualizing an asynchronous transfer mode (atm) router in a cdma2000 system: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for dualizing an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) router in a CDMA2000 system. In a conventional wireless communication system, an ATM router in a Base Station Controller (BSC) has two separate dualized main central processing boards, which are also referred to as ADSL... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070291761 - Utilizing information of a local network for determining presence state: Utilizing information of a local network for determining presence state involves coupling a mobile device to a local, ad-hoc, peer-to-peer network. State information of a data-processing device of the network is determined using the mobile device. A presence state is formed at the mobile device based on the state information... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20070291768 - Method and system for content-based differentiation and sequencing as a mechanism of prioritization for qos: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating data with message content over a network to provide Quality of Service. The method includes receiving data over a network, prioritizing the data, and communicating the data based at least in part on the priority. The step of prioritizing... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291766 - Method and system for inbound content-based qos: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating inbound network data to provide QoS. The method includes receiving data over a network at a node, prioritizing the data at the node by assigning a priority to the data, and communicating the data to an application at the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291767 - Systems and methods for a protocol transformation gateway for quality of service: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for facilitating communication of data. A method includes providing quality of service in a network including receiving data, prioritizing the data, transforming the data to generate transformed data, and communicating the transformed data. The data is received based at least in... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291765 - Systems and methods for dynamic mode-driven link management: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for mode-driven communication management. Certain embodiments include organizing a plurality of parameters into a profile representing a mode of communication operation. The plurality of parameters define a mode for a network. The network is configured in accordance with parameters of... Agent: Christopher N. George
20070291769 - Voip network system for multicasting packets and a method of constructing the same: In a VoIP network system, when a host terminal detects a link with a network, a connection-time determiner determines the time required for reconnection from a disconnection time when a link with the network was disconnected before to an establishment time when a link with the network is reestablished. If... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20070291762 - Path route calculation apparatus, method and program: A path route calculation apparatus for obtaining a route of ports of a path in a communication network configured by connecting a plurality of transmission apparatuses by links with each other is disclosed. The path apparatus includes: a condition receiving unit configured to receive a condition including identification information of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070291763 - Ethernet® communication system relaying control signals: An Ethernet® communication system wherein control signals are relayed by ADM/WDM apparatuses and are directly transferred between L2/L3 switches apparatuses to enable application for new control protocols, improvement of the maintenance ability, etc., that is, an Ethernet® communication system provided with at least two transmission apparatuses arranged opposing each other... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070291764 - Access device and service transmission method: An access device includes a Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) connection management functional module for establishing a label connection and using the label connection for service transmission. The present invention also discloses a service transmission method, including establishing, in the access device, an external connection with the network side, and getting... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070291770 - Discovery of neighbor cells: The present patent application comprises a method and apparatus to identify an address of a neighboring node, comprising the steps of identifying an existence of a neighboring cell, receiving a measurement report containing an identifier of the cell; sending an inquiry containing the identifier of the cell to a server,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070291771 - System and method for distributed processing of packet data containing audio information: The present invention pertains to a system and corresponding method for distributed processing of packet data containing audio information. The system includes a host processing module for exchanging packet data containing audio information with a data packet network, wherein the host processing module includes host logic for performing non-real-time processing... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, L.L.P.
20070291772 - Installing a new view of a cluster membership: A node member of a cluster in a network comprising a plurality of nodes and a method related to the capabilities of the node, which is capable of maintaining a stable view of the cluster's membership, maintaining a list of neighboring nodes sharing a same updated view of the cluster's... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20070291774 - System and method for communicating data utilizing multiple types of data connections: A system and method are provided for communicating data over a network. In some embodiments relating to data transmission, data is divided into a plurality of portions, such that the portions may be transmitted utilizing a plurality of different types of data connections. In other embodiments relating to data receipt,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC
20070291773 - Digital object routing based on a service request: A digital object may be routed via a network. Routing of a digital object may be based in part on a requested service, and/or on an ability of an intermediate node to provide the requested service, and/or on a willingness of the intermediate node to provide the requested service.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20070291777 - Inverted passive optical network/inverted passive electrical network (ipon/ipen) based data fusion and synchronization system: The present invention is an apparatus, method and system for time synchronizing data from various sensor types that enables data fusion and transport. To provide this capability, the present invention utilizes an inverted Passive Optical Network (PON) approach for synchronous communication. Further, the present invention introduces an inverted Passive Electrical... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20070291776 - Method and apparatus for billing for media during communications in channel-based media telecommunication protocols: A method of providing video ringback services includes receiving, at a VRBT server, a setup message from a terminal originating a call and providing providing a first message from the VRBT server to an MSC. The method also includes establishing a communication session between the terminal originating the call and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070291775 - Self-adapting bandwidth management: The bandwidth of a server channel is adapted when the summated bandwidth of the client channels guided in the server channel is modified. As a result, it is possible to minimize bandwidths which are linked by preventively maintained broadband server channel in a communication network.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070291778 - Methods and systems for reliable data transmission using selective retransmission: A reliable method for inter-computer packet transport in multi-process and multi-computer environments includes acknowledgments of received packets. To enhance the reliability and fast recovery of lost packets, a bit-mapped message is used for selective acknowledgments by which individual messages may be selected for retransmission. Further functionalities cover the cases where... Agent: Young Law Firm, P.C. Alan W. Young
20070291780 - System and methods for generic data transparent rules to support quality of service: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for facilitating communication of data. A method for prioritizing a block of data to provide content-based quality of service in a network includes receiving a block of data, selecting a selected rule from a set of available rules, processing the block... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070291779 - Techniques to process network protocol units: Techniques are described herein that can be used to process inbound network protocol units. In some implementations, the techniques may process inbound DDP segments. In some implementations, a steering tag of an inbound network protocol unit may be used to access a context accessible to a network component. In some... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate
20070291781 - Systems including packet interfaces, switches, and packet dma circuits for splitting and merging packet streams: An integrated circuit includes receive circuits for receiving packets, transmit circuits for transmitting packets, a packet DMA circuit for communicating packets to and from a memory controller, and a switch for selectively coupling the receive circuits to transmit circuits. The integrated circuit may flexibly merge and split the packet streams... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070291782 - Acknowledgement filtering: A solution for managing a communications connection, in which one or more acknowledgements are filtered is provided. In particular, data can be obtained for forwarding to a remote device, and at least some of the data can be communicated for processing on the remote device. Subsequently, an acknowledgement is received... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070291783 - Systems and methods to provide real time communication connections: Methods and apparatuses to provide services to people who wish to make connections for real time communication, such as live telephone conversation, chat, video conferencing, etc. In one embodiment, a method includes: presenting a listing, including a reference to establish a connection for real time communications with a first entity... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv)IPDocketing
20070291784 - Physical layer device having an analog serdes pass through mode: A physical layer device (PLD) includes a first serializer-deserializer (SERDES) device and a second SERDES device. Each SERDES device includes an analog portion with a serial port that is configured to communicate serial data with various network devices, and a digital portion that is configured to communicate parallel data with... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070291785 - Fibre channel dynamic zoning: Zone information is automatically and dynamically configured and managed in a fibre channel storage area network upon detection of network events. Some examples of events that trigger automatic dynamic zone updates include virtual port creation, intrusion/anomaly detection, arbitration decision completion, misconfiguration detection, and device malfunction. The newly created/updated zones are... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070291786 - Best effort seamless network switch in a media streaming session: Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for switching a media streaming session between a plurality of networks. In one embodiment, a method of switching networks in a media streaming session can comprise detecting a plurality of networks available for communication of streaming data. The plurality of networks can include... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20070291787 - Methods, devices, and computer program products for ordering communication services: Methods, computer program products, and devices for ordering a communication service. The customer premises is monitored to detect an initiation of communication by an endpoint device at the customer premises and, upon detection thereof, it is determined whether or not a communication service is provisioned for the customer premises. If... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth
20070291788 - Method and apparatus for reducing transmission overhead: In a wireless communication system including a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and an evolved Node B (eNB) capable of transmitting and receiving wireless data, a method and apparatus for reducing transmission overhead includes receiving an upper layer sequence number (SN). The upper layer SN is converted into a radio link... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291789 - Secure transmission system and method: A method is provided for transmitting information from a user to a first network entity over a communications network. The user enters information into a browser executed at a user terminal. The browser generates a first message comprising the information using a first communication protocol for dispatch over the network... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070291790 - Signaling management in data communication network: In a data communication network, data route changes happen frequently due to various reasons. For the path specific resource management signaling, such route changes would trigger large amount of signaling actions. Some of the signaling action requires a complicated process and may take a long time. This may cause service... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070291791 - Dynamic reconfigurable embedded compression common operating environment: Dynamically reconfigurable middleware is embedded in hardware form in communication network platforms to implement network security policies, exploit data and increase data throughput, especially in mobile ad hoc environments. The hardware includes a quality of service manager for receiving data from the network and prioritizing the data according to predetermined... Agent: Tung & Associates / Randy W. Tung, Esq.
20070291792 - Methods and apparatus for media independent messaging over the internet: A method and device for performing media independent handover (MIH) in a wireless communication system. The method includes, and the apparatus is configured to, generate a higher layer handover message, send the higher layer handover message encapsulated in a lower level formatted communication, set a higher layer timing device for... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070291793 - Data transmission method using packet aggregation: In the data transmission method, a MAC layer receives data from an upper layer, classifies the data according to destination addresses and traffic identifiers, aggregates the data by destination address and traffic identifier as a first transmission unit, aggregates the first transmission units having the identical destination address as a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070291794 - System and method to determine broadband transport perfromance data: A system and method of determining broadband transport performance data are provided. The system includes an input to receive a request including a telephone number corresponding to a broadband data transport element. The system also includes logic to map the telephone number to a port address of network equipment associated... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20070291796 - Communication control apparatus and a method for freely controlling the transmission of time slots: A communication control apparatus includes a signal receiver for receiving a state variable signal indicating a timing of data transmission from a neighboring node. The apparatus also includes a calculator for forming a communication timing, by varying plural phase signals different in oscillation period in response to the state variable... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070291795 - Method and system for transmitting packets: A system and method of transmitting packets from a wireless device is provided. According to a broad aspect, the wireless device is to transmit a packet on a communication channel during a time window based on whether or not the communication channel is expected to be torn down during the... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20070291797 - Method of packet data transmission: A method of transmitting data packets using a staggered transmission technique by which some transmissions of data packets may be delayed to reduce periodicity inherently caused by synchronous retransmission schemes. The amount of delay should be minimal in order to not adversely effect applications with tight latency constraints, such as... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator12/13/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070286062 - Pilot based sampling frequency offset estimation and correction for an ofdm system: A technique for improving the performance of OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) systems addresses the Sampling Frequency Offset (SFO) estimation and correction problems of conventional techniques and provides improved performance in a wide range of operating conditions. The technique teaches a correction scheme that uses known pilots in each OFDM... Agent: Prakash Nama GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20070286063 - Ofdm in fast fading channel: Detection of OFDM symbols generates an equivalent vector which represents the sufficient statistics (SS) which are subsequently processed using a maximum likelihood (ML) algorithm. The algorithms and implementations are described. Both examples of implementation using the A* (ML) algorithm and a near-ML trellis search algorithm for a time-varying finite state... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070286064 - Transmission/reception apparatus and method for supporting both high rate packet data transmission and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing transmission in a mobile communication system: A transmission apparatus for transmitting packet data in a forward link of a High Rate Packet Data (HRPD) system is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first transmission processor for modulating physical link packet data according to an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transmission scheme; a second transmission processor for modulating... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070286065 - Timing and frequency acquisition for ofdm systems: Systems and methods are provided for processing Time Domain Multiplexing Pilot symbols by employing complex accumulators to determine peak values which indicate the start of timing and frequency information. In an embodiment, a method is provided for timing acquisition in a wireless network. The method includes acquiring samples from an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286066 - Communication resource allocation systems and methods: A channel descriptor management message is transmitted on a broadcast connection to a mobile terminal. The channel descriptor management message provides a format for a frame. The frame includes a resource space. The channel descriptor management message defines a plurality of channels within the resource space and allocates at least... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20070286067 - Methods and systems for implementing a pseudo-noise signaling mechanism in wireless communication: In at least some embodiments, a system may comprise one or more devices configurable to communicate according to a first protocol that implements a first data packet, and one or more devices configurable to communicate according to a second protocol that implements a second data packet having a predetermined quadrature... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070286068 - Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system: A method and an arrangement for obtaining efficient radio resource utilization in a communication network comprising a first communication network entity (10), a second communication network entity (15) connected to said first communication network over a communication interface and one or more user equipments (18) transmitting data to said second... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070286069 - Method for implementing working/standby transmission path: A method for implementing working/standby transmission path includes steps: setting a standby LSP for each physical transmission link in Data Communication Network (DCN); and when the physical transmission link fails, transmitting the packets that need to be transmitted on the physical transmission link to the standby LSP to transfer. The... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20070286071 - Communication-efficient distributed monitoring of thresholded counts: A system, method, and computer program product for distributed monitoring of local thresholds at each of a number of monitoring nodes and initiating communication only after the locally observed data exceeds the local threshold. Both static thresholds and adaptive thresholds are considered. In the static case, a combination of two... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070286070 - Method and device for controlling a queue buffer: A method and device of controlling a queue buffer, in which a congestion notification procedure is conducted if a queue length parameter exceeds a threshold value, said threshold value being adapted automatically by a procedure that takes into account a flow control parameter.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070286072 - Method and system for measuring interest levels of digital messages: In an electronic communication system, relevance levels of an incoming or outgoing message for presenting it to an interlocutor is measured without having to actually interact with the interlocutor, by a method comprising the steps of extracting from the message, a flow of digital signals pertaining to transmission/reception context features,... Agent: Dan C. Hu Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20070286073 - Method for in-place, lightweight ack promotion in a wireless network environment: A method for in-place, lightweight Ack packet promotion in a wireless network environment is provided. The method includes receiving a new Ack packet via a wireless network; searching through a transmit queue for an old Ack packet that corresponds to the new Ack packet; and replacing the data in a... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070286075 - Bandwidth policer with compact data structure: A method for controlling data transmission includes setting a respective rate criterion for each of a plurality of interfaces of a network element. Upon conveying a first data packet of a first size via a given interface of the network element at a first time, a time-stamp value is computed... Agent: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab
20070286074 - System and method for quality of service (qos) setup of a network segment having an intermediate device: A system and method configures quality-of-service (QoS) in a segment of a network that has multiple segments with an intermediate device between the segments. The network may be a home network for the transmission of audio-video traffic streams between a media server or source, like a personal computer (PC), and... Agent: Thomas R. Berthold
20070286076 - Enhanced title processing arrangement: Methods, apparatus, and data structures embodied in computer-readable media are provided for facilitating access to a service in a network. Title materials are received which include one or more of a first title object, a component of the first title object, or a reference to the first title object. The... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070286077 - Communication system: A method of transmitting data in a communication system. Data packets are transmitted from a first node to a second node on a first channel. An acknowledgement packet is transmitted from the second node to the first node on a second channel in response to receiving a number of packets... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070286078 - Method and system for providing frame start indication in a memory system having indeterminate read data latency: A method and system for providing frame start indication in a memory system having indeterminate read data latency. The method includes receiving a data transfer and determining if the data transfer includes a frame start indicator. The method also includes capturing the data transfer and “n” subsequent data transfers in... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20070286079 - Power line communication device and method: A versatile power line communication device is provided. One embodiment of the device includes a controller having memory, a first modem in communication with the controller, and a first power line interface including a second modem, wherein the second modem is in communication with the controller. The embodiment may also... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070286081 - Closed loop resource allocation: Method and apparatus for performing transmission data rate allocation in a high speed wireless communications network. A macro control loop with the network of base stations on one side and all the subscriber stations on the other side. Subscriber station selects a rate based on the amount of data queued... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286080 - Method and apparatus for discontinuous reception of connected terminal in a mobile communication system: A method and apparatus for performing a Discontinuous Reception (DRX) operation of a connected User Equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system are provided. For a packet service, adjusting an active period length according to the requirements of traffic at a reception time provides a DRX operation. Also, the UE... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070286082 - Method, system, and computer-readable medium for resource-based route selection: A method, system, and computer-readable medium for selecting a route in a network are provided. A respective link cost is assigned to links of a plurality of routes, and a respective node cost is assigned to nodes of the plurality of routes. A respective link cost is calculated for each... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070286083 - Methods, systems and computer program products for individually identifying and disabling circular routes from a plurality of active routes to a common destination: Methods, systems, and computer program products for individually identifying and disabling circular routes from active routes to a common destination are disclosed. According to one method, multiple active routes are maintained to a common destination. Congestion is detected on a signaling link associated with at least one of the routes.... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20070286085 - Method for estimating the fan-in and/or fan-out of a node: A method for detecting anomalies in traffic patterns and a traffic anomalies detector are presented. The method and the detector are based on estimating the fan-in of a node, i.e. the number of distinct sources sending traffic to a node, based on infrequent, periodic sampling. Destinations with an abnormally large... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070286086 - System and method for analyzing asynchronous transfer mode communications: Systems and methods for generating a command to monitor communications in a asynchronous transfer mode network are described. In an embodiment of the present invention, an analyst or automated system creates a command to instruct a network element to mirror a port to another network element in communication with the... Agent: Merchant & Gould Bellsouth Corporation
20070286084 - System and method for the quality status analysis of an access network supporting broadband telecommunication services: A system for the quality status analysis of an access network of a fixed network infrastructure. The access network has a plurality of cables, a set thereof supporting broadband transmissive systems. The analysis system is configured repeatedly to draw from remote positions, static network information stored in the first data... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070286087 - Distributed network enhanced wellness checking: A method for performing wellness checking on a plurality of distributed networks of independent subsystems, the plurality of distributed networks including a plurality of first nodes and a plurality of second nodes, the method comprising: allowing initialization of a wellness check on the plurality second nodes; allowing each of the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division
20070286088 - Inspection device for physical layer module, method thereof, and communication system using the same: An inspection device of a physical layer module connected between a terminal transmitting an Internet Protocol (IP)-packet and a physical layer module, the inspection device including an interface transmitting/receiving the IP-packet; a destination MAC address analyzing unit analyzing a destination MAC address to which the IP-packet transmitted from the interface... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070286089 - Systems and methods for predictive monitoring including real-time strength and security analysis in an electrical power distribution system: A system for performing real-time failure mode analysis of a monitored system is disclosed. The system includes a data acquisition component, an analytics server and a client terminal. The data acquisition component is communicatively connected to a sensor configured to acquire real-time data output from the monitored system. The analytics... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20070286090 - Method and system for optimizing resources for establishing pseudo-wires in a multiprotocol label switching network: A method for establishing a pseudo-wire connection between first and second switches in a packet switched network, the method comprising: sending a label mapping message to the second switch requesting that the pseudo-wire connection be established with the first switch; reserving resources for the pseudo-wire connection at the first switch;... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070286091 - Technique for efficiently avoiding transient routing disturbances in link state routing protocols with link state packet fragmentation: A technique efficiently avoids transient routing disturbances in link state routing protocols with fragmented link state packets (LSPs) in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a link state router (LSR) specifies which of two or more links are to be advertised in each of two or more corresponding... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070286092 - Method for use of preference list to manage network load and user experience in a multi-network environment: System, method and program storage device for use of preference list to manage network load in a multi-network environment are provided. In one aspect, a preference list is generated that includes one or more of networks for connecting a device in a multi-network environment. The preference list is adjusted to... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20070286094 - Communication system and method of configuring a communication interface: A network element has one or more logical communication interfaces each of which has a data set defining parameters for the interface. A data storage medium stores a profile containing information for an interface, the profile having a profile identifier for identifying the profile. The data set associated with an... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070286093 - Method of routing multicast traffic: A method of routing multicast traffic in a computer network is disclosed. The method comprises associating a plurality of multicast group addresses on a network device with respective multicast routing topologies. A network device and a network are also disclosed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20070286095 - Redundant session information for a distribution network: A mobile communication network comprises a plurality of access nodes, each of which includes a transceiver system for communicating with mobile stations and a control circuit for controlling operation of said access node. A group of access nodes defines a subnet. Each access node in a subnet stores state information... Agent: Coats & Bennett/ericsson Wireless Comm''s., Inc.
20070286096 - Portable networking interface method and apparatus for distributed switching system: An apparatus and method to provide a portable networking interface for distributed switching systems. Two Application Program Interfaces (APIs) are defined for communication to a Forwarding Database Distribution Library (FDDL). The FDDL sits between network client applications and the switch device driver in order to provide a uniform interface to... Agent: Robert A. Voigt, Jr. Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC
20070286097 - Network architecture: A system and method for self-organizing, reliable, multiple path data flow transmission of messages data on a network uses queues to transmit messages between end-user modules (EUMs) on nodes on the network. The EUMs include the end user applications with which queues are associated. A network communications manager (NCM) resident... Agent: Torys LLP
20070286098 - Computerized telephony accessibility provider (ctap) for provisioning a talking telephone device: A computerized telephony accessibility provider (CTAP) for provisioning a talking telephone device coupled to a personal computer, laptop, mobile telephone, or other computing device. The CTAP functions to audiblize the results of the operation of a telephone feature, navigation and interaction with a telephone device and featured incoming telephony signals... Agent: Raymond G. Areaux
20070286099 - User interface elements for mobile device feature discovery and backup status: Systems and methods for enabling user discovery of a service of a communication device. The services of a communications device are tracked or monitored for usage. A service that is unused or undiscovered is identified. Applications associated with the services are also tracked and monitored for usage. When an application... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20070286100 - Local discovery of mobile network services: Local discovery of mobile network services involves coupling a communications device to a local network segment of a mobile data network. An announcement is sent from the communication device and/or a network entity (such as a network proxy) describing a service available via the respective devices. The announcement is receivable... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC Suite 125
20070286101 - System and method for providing conferencing capabilities: A conference system operates to provide conference capabilities for discussion groups that include multiple members. The members provide registration information to identify themselves as well as their communication device. An initiating group member forms groups of registered and unregistered members. When a conference is desired, the initiating group member of... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP
20070286103 - System and method for digital communication having puncture cycle based multiplexing scheme with unequal error protection (uep): A system for processing high definition video data to be transmitted over a wireless medium is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes i) a plurality of parallel convolutional encoders configured to encode a plurality of video data streams, respectively, so as to create a plurality of encoded data streams... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070286102 - Wireless communication system capable of switching protocol: A wireless communication system comprising a management server, base stations, and a plurality of node terminals, wherein a wireless communication protocol to be applied is switched dynamically based on such indices as but error, packet error rate, the number of times of retransmitting packets, throughput/power consumption that may occur between... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20070286104 - Method and system for data interworking and inter-network communication conversion device and interworking function mode: The method and system for data interworking between networks in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention forward a data packet from a wireless network to an IWF module via an ATM interface. The IWF module extracts an IWF user-plane payload from the data packet and modulates the IWF... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070286105 - Method of transmitting data by utilizing resources in hybrid automatic request operations: A method of transmitting at least one sub-packet in a wireless communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes transmitting at least one sub-packet based on combination of resources from multiple domains, wherein the combination of resources indicate whether to maintain or change the resource arrangement for subsequent transmission.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070286106 - Method for supporting multicast messages in a wireless system: A method is provided for sending messages to a plurality of access terminals in a wireless network. The method comprises broadcasting a multicast message along with a predetermined address associated with the plurality of access terminals. The multicast message and the address associated with a plurality of access terminals is... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070286107 - System and method for wireless communication of uncompressed video having multiple destination aggregation (mda): A system and method for efficiently communicating messages over a low-rate channel between multiple devices in a system for wireless communication of uncompressed video is disclosed. The method includes using multiple destination aggregation to improve the efficiency of the low-rate channel, thereby allowing more time to utilize a time division... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070286108 - System and method for grouping multiple vlans into a single 802.11 ip multicast domain: A system and method for identifying and grouping multiple virtual local area networks into a single multicast domain is provided. The system and method may be configured to designate a virtual local area network within as a multicast virtual local area network to streamline the delivery of multicast messages via... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20070286109 - Wireless network system, wireless communication instrument, wireless communication instrument setting device, game process control method, information storage medium, and portable electronic instrument: In a game system including a wireless LAN AP instrument and a portable game device, the AP instrument transmits a beacon signal including a MAC address of the AP instrument and a network ID obtained by encoding an instruction code so that the network ID can be decoded using the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070286110 - Physical layer repeater with selective use of higher layer functions based on network operating conditions: A physical layer frequency translating repeater for use in a wireless network can include a baseband section with demodulator, a processor and a memory. A portion of a packet for repeating can be processed during a physical layer repeating operation and a higher layer function performed without modification of an... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070286112 - Method and apparatus for managing a set of communications connection related information: Methods and apparatus related to management of active connections between an access terminal and access points are described. An access terminal maintains and manages active set information. The active set information identifies a set of access points with which the access terminal has an active connection. In some embodiments, the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286111 - Methods and apparatus for communicating device capability and/or setup information: Methods and/or apparatus for communicating and/or using device capability information are described. Device capability information may be broadcast by a device using a first protocol. The protocol may be a beacon signal based protocol. The device information is used to select a second protocol and/or a device configuration to be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286118 - Apparatus and method for providing packet service in mobile communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for providing a packet service in a mobile communication system. An RNC broadcasts an SIB signal including Always-On availability information. Upon receipt of an RRC connection request message for requesting an Always-On mode, the RNC maintains a preservation state in communication with a core... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070286114 - Maintaining quality of service for wireless communications: A method for managing wireless communications includes establishing a quality of service budget on behalf of a wireless station. A service profile is established by determining an average packet size for at least one flow for the wireless station and an average packet frequency for that flow. When more than... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20070286113 - Method and system for communication of information by a handheld communication device in an ad-hoc network: Methods and systems for communicating information by a communication device are disclosed and may include detecting a second handheld communication device that is within range of a first handheld communication device. It may be determined whether the second handheld communication device is authorized to communicate with the first handheld communication... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070286115 - Radio device and control method therefor: A radio device (1), that performs time division duplexing or half frequency duplexing and has transmission output amplifiers (41, 42, 43) that accept a transmission radio-frequency signal and amplify the same, comprises an operating state switching portion (5) that switches the operating state of the radio device (1) between transmission... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070286116 - Wireless bridging method for wireless ieee 1394 network environment and wireless bridge apparatus thereof: A wireless bridging method for a wireless IEEE 1394 network environment includes receiving information about IEEE 1394 devices contained in an external cluster from the external cluster, and if the information on the IEEE 1394 devices contained in the external cluster is received from the external cluster, resetting a bus... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070286119 - Handoff of an access terminal at the network layer in an access network: An apparatus for accessing an access network includes a processing system configured to maintain an active set comprising a plurality of network functions, the processing system being further configured to support a handoff of a network layer attachment point from a first one of the network functions to a second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286120 - Method and apparatus for discovering network service provider: A method for discovering a network service provider, a network side transmitting apparatus and a network discovering apparatus for a user side device are disclosed. The method is used in a wireless communication network which includes a network access provider, a user side device and a network service provider. The... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20070286117 - Quality of service configuration for wireless communication: Techniques to configure quality of service (QoS) for communication are described. An access terminal configures a first QoS profile prior to a call. This QoS profile is for a set of QoS parameters that provides certain QoS. The access terminal thereafter establishes (e.g., originates or terminates) a call with an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286122 - Clear channel assessment threshold adaptation in a wireless network: Methods (300) and corresponding systems (100) for adapting a clear channel assessment (CCA) threshold in a node in a wireless network includes determining a first successful transmission rate of the node and neighboring nodes in the wireless network when the node is set to use a first CCA threshold. Next,... Agent: Law Offices Of Charles W. Bethards, LLP
20070286121 - Systems and techniques for selective point-to-multipoint retransmission of multicast frames in a wireless network: Various embodiments for selective point-to multipoint retransmission of media content carried by multicast frames over a wireless communication link are described. In one embodiment, a device may be arranged to establish a main multicast channel and a multicast retransmission channel over a common wireless communication link. The device may communicate... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20070286124 - Downlink signaling of transmitter configuration for cqi estimation: In a mobile communication system with a shared downlink traffic channel, the mobile terminals in contention for the downlink traffic channel report channel conditions to the base stations. The base station schedules the mobile terminals based on channel quality estimates from the mobile terminals and selects a transmitter configuration. The... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070286126 - Methods and apparatus for using control values to control communications processing: Methods and apparatus for tunneling packets between remote and serving Access points for delivery to an access terminal (AT) are described. Methods and apparatus for communicating control values and/or information in addition to information to be delivered to an AT over an airlink are also described. An AT uses the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286123 - System and method for establishing a packet data conection by proxy during a wireless handoff: The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for a handoff in a wireless network. In one example, a method for handing off a mobile device includes receiving configuration information from the mobile device at a first base station supporting a first communication session between the mobile device and... Agent: Timothy F. Bliss
20070286127 - Base station, mobile station and mobile communication method: A WiMAX compatible base station (BS) includes: an allocator unit (10B, 10C) configured to allocate allocation information of the downlink burst (DL-MAP) as transmission information in a first region (MAP region), and to allocate the downlink burst as transmission information in the second region (downlink burst region); and a transmitter... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20070286125 - Method and system for transmitting data in mobile communications system: A new data transmission method and system that can enhance the speed of data transfer between base stations are provided. Unsent data stored at a base station is transmitted through a plurality of routes. The base station stores unsent packets destined for a mobile station or a gateway. The base... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070286128 - Reverse link controlling method in a mobile communication system: A reverse link controlling method in a mobile communication system. To increase or decrease a reverse data rate, an MS receives threshold power information indicating a power threshold for a pilot channel from the BS and measures the reception power of the pilot channel received from the BS. When the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070286129 - Single carrier/ds-cdma packet transmission method, an uplink packet transmission method in a multi-carrier/ds-cdma mobile communications system, and a structure of a downlink channel in a multi-carrier/ds-cdma mobile communications system: The present invention provides a single carrier/DS-CDMA packet transmission method wherein a predetermined time slot is assigned to reservation demand packet transmission in regard to a spreading code, and the reservation demand packet and data packets are time-multiplexed for transmission. An uplink packet transmission method in a multi-carrier/DS-CDMA mobile communication... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070286130 - System and method for wireless communication of uncompressed video having a link control and bandwidth reservation scheme for control/management message exchanges and asynchronous traffic: A system and method for performing medium access control in a system for wireless communication of uncompressed video is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes communicating a control initiation request message during a contention based period of a superframe period. The control initiation request message contains information allowing a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070286131 - Adaptive scheduling for multi-carrier systems: A scheduler in a base station determines or estimates a cumulative throughput based on the scheduling criteria used by the base station. Based on the cumulative throughput for each slot, the mobile terminals are divided into one of two groups. The first group is provided for mobile terminals having a... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20070286137 - Efficient multicast control processing for a wireless network: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method comprises an exchange of messages between an access point and a wireless network switch. One message, a PROXY IGMP JOIN message, is transmitted to the access point for propagation to a multicast router. This is performed so that multicast data associated... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070286133 - Handheld communication device for communication of information: Methods and systems for communicating information within a network are disclosed and may include generating in a wireless handheld communication device (WHCD), a list of authorized devices that are allowed to communicate with the WHCD without pairing the WHCD with any device that is specified in the list of authorized... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070286134 - Method and system for delivering messages to one or more handheld communication devices: Methods and systems for communicating information within a network are disclosed. The method may include accessing by a first wireless handheld communication device (WHCD), a list of devices authorized to access a second WHCD. The list of devices may be maintained by a centralized communication device that facilitates communication between... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070286135 - Method and system for enabling reception of targeted services to a handheld communication device: Methods and systems for communicating information by a communication device are disclosed and may include detecting a handheld communication device that may detect a first network in a first location. The handheld communication device may establish a connection with and utilize the first network. In exchange for utilizing the first... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070286136 - Method for energy efficient prospective peer discovery in an ad hoc network: Energy-efficient discovery techniques are provided for a client node to discover at least one peer provider node in an ad hoc network. For example, the client node can be configured to turn on its first ad hoc interface while in a discovery mode to establish a channel for a first... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070286139 - Methods of routing data within a wireless communication system: Methods of routing data within a wireless communication system are provided. In the example methods and system, data packets may be routed to and/or between any node within a Mobile Ad-Hoc Network (MANET), such as a network running Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV) protocol, and an external connection or device... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070286142 - Pn code based addressing methods and apparatus for airlink communications: Methods and apparatus for communicating between an access terminal (AT) and an Access Point (AP) are described. For communications over the air link, between an AP and an AT a PN (Pseudo-random Noise) code based address is used as an AP identifier, e.g., address. The PN code based address may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286140 - Wireless communication method and apparatus: A wireless communication method and apparatus are provided. The wireless communication method includes receiving a packet including information of a device connected to a wireless network, the wireless network uses a first channel and a second channel supporting different transmission capabilities, and storing the information of the device included in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070286144 - Communication terminal apparatus, communication method thereof, and connected destination selection method in wireless lan: To provide a communication terminal apparatus including a first wireless communication unit that can connect with a host computer, a second wireless communication unit that can connect with connecting equipment by wireless, an equipment information storage unit for storing image information showing an appearance of the above-described connecting equipment, a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070286141 - Maintaining a global and local session state in an access network: A global session state for communications between an access terminal and a plurality of network functions in the access network is maintained. A local session state for communications between the access terminal and one of the network functions in the access network is also maintained.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286138 - Method and system for providing ip services using cable infrastructure: One embodiment of a Wireless Access Point system for use in a hybrid wireless/cable network, the system capable of authenticating a communication device (mobile and non-mobile) via DOCSIS and/or PCMM-compatible protocol and providing the IP service to the communication device in accordance with a result of the authentication. In addition,... Agent: Ilan Kaftan
20070286143 - Method, apparatus, and software product for detecting rogue access points in a wireless network: A method, an apparatus, and a software program to implement a method to detect a rogue access point of a wireless network. The method includes maintaining an AP database that includes information about managed access point (APs) and friendly APs, including the MAC address of each managed AP. The method... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20070286132 - Unlicensed-licensed interworking enhancement through the implementation of an specific link control protocol layer with packet prioritization: An unlicensed-radio access network connects a mobile station to a conventional cellular core network. The unlicensed-radio access network includes an access controller (30) connected to the core network portion and a plurality of access points (20) connected to the access controller via a broadband packet-switched network. Each access point supports... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070286145 - Method of operation of terminal device in mobile system: In a method of operation of a terminal device in a mobile system, the terminal device (Ln) is kept dominantly in a deep rest state (P0) for minimizing the current consumption and means and functions for making the terminal device to operate as a terminal device in a mobile communication... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20070286146 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication method, and wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication system of the present invention achieves improvement of reliability of communication of control data while suppressing the decrease in the communication throughput of data blocks and/or control data. The wireless communication system of the present invention is provided with a base station (1) and a mobile station... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070286147 - Method for assigning frequency spectrum bandwith of an ofdm and ofdma coexistence system: The present invention relates to a method for assigning frequency spectrum bandwidth of an OFDM and OFDMA coexistence system, and the base station system combines uplink and downlink data containing OFDM sub-frames and OFDMA sub-frames in a time division fashion, assigns the frequency spectrum reasonably according to the different bandwidth... Agent: Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20070286148 - Method for increasing synchronous control channel capacity in a wireless system: A method is provided for controlling delivery of packets over a synchronous control channel in a wireless system employing the High Rate Packet Data (HRPD) standard. The synchronous channel is comprised of a plurality of slots, and a first packet is sent over the synchronous control channel in a first... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070286149 - Wireless communication method, wireless communication apparatus and access point apparatus: In a system in which a host and a plurality of terminals simultaneously communicate with each other under the SDMA scheme, transmission parameters to be used for generating frames for SDMA transmission to the respective terminals are adjusted in consideration of the transmission time durations necessary for transmission of other... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith Hazel & Thomas LLP
20070286150 - Wireless base station and mobile station: A disclosed wireless base station forms a cell adjacent to an adjacent cell formed by an adjacent wireless base station in a mobile communication system. A notification unit notifies time difference information into the cell formed by the wireless base station itself. The time difference information indicates a difference between... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070286152 - Efficient over the air address methods and apparatus: Addressing methods and apparatus which use airlink resources in an efficient manner are described. In order to use airlink resources efficiently, a variety of address types are supported. The number of bits in the address may vary depending on the type. In order to support a variety of different address... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286151 - Method and apparatus used for airlink communications: Methods and apparatus for communicating between an access terminal (AT) and a device serving the AT by way of an Access Point (AP) are described. In accordance with one feature serving devices may be assigned specific addresses which are interpreted based on the source of the communication, e.g., MAC packet,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286153 - Data multiplexing method and data multiplexer, and data transmitting method and data transmitter: An effective data multiplexing method wherein an error correction ability is exerted at the maximum so that data transmission quality is improved and a data transmitting method in which an interleaving process applicable to data transmission using interpolation pilot signal is performed are provided. The data multiplexing method includes the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070286155 - Enhanced ue out-of-sync behavior with gated uplink dpcch or gated downlink f-dpch or dpcch transmission: A method and corresponding equipment by which a wireless terminal communicatively coupled to a radio access network adapts to gating in respect to a downlink signal from a radio access network carrying power control commands (e.g. the F-DPCH of UTRAN with WCDMA), including gating by the radio access network of... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070286154 - Measuring time management system, data transmitter-receiver and measuring time management method: A unified time can be simply set between data measuring instruments, and when the clock function of a specific data measuring instrument was damaged, the data measuring instrument can be immediately set to have the unified time, and when a certain data measuring instrument was managed with a plurality of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070286156 - Utilizing guard band between fdd and tdd wireless systems: A wireless system and method includes a frequency division duplex (FDD) system configured to provide at least a first FDD channel operating within a first frequency band. A time division duplex (TDD) system is configured to provide at least a first TDD channel operating within a second frequency band. The... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20070286157 - Techniques for message waiting indication support across different protocols: Techniques and systems for inter-working between different protocols are disclosed. In one embodiment, a protocol inter-working system can include: (i) a first server that can connect to a first gateway, where the first server and the first gateway can operate in a first protocol; (ii) a second server that can... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070286167 - Ip telephone repeater, ip telephone repeating system and ip telephone repeating method: An IP telephone repeater includes a first communication portion connected to an internet IP telephone network, a second communication portion connected to a local area IP telephone network, and a call controller which supplies, upon receipt of an incoming call via the first communication portion from the internet IP telephone... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070286161 - Method and apparatus for establishing class of service across peering communication networks: A method and apparatus for enabling a peering arrangement between distinct packet networks so that traffic between these networks remains on the IP network from the point of origination to the point of termination are disclosed. IP peering is an arrangement that allows two or more IP carriers to be... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070286162 - Method and apparatus for invoking multimodal interaction in a voip call: Method and apparatus for invoking multimodal interaction in a VOIP call is described. In one example, handling a call at a first client device in a packet network is described. The first client device obtains device capabilities of a second client device in response to the call. The device capabilities... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070286160 - Method and apparatus for processing session initiation protocol messages associated with a voice over ip terminal: An apparatus and method are disclosed for processing session initiation protocol (SIP) messages associated with a Voice over IP (VoIP) terminal. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network proxy having a controller that manages a communications interface in a communication system. The... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070286159 - System and method for pushing information from a server to a mobile device: A system is provided for providing content to a plurality of mobile electronic devices, where at least some of the mobile electronic devices have wireless communications capabilities. The system includes a first network for use with a second network. The first network comprises a wireless network system for communicating with... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400
20070286168 - Terminal apparatus: According to one embodiment, a terminal apparatus includes a plurality of communication modules which are communicatively connected corresponding to a plurality of providers and a plurality of exchange servers differing from one another on the packet communication network, and a controller which selects one communication module or the plurality of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070286164 - Deleting mechanism in sip multimedia services: A method of deleting an item from a user account in a SIP multimedia environment. When an item such as an instant message is to be deleted, a SIP REFER message is transmitted from a user device to delete the item from the user account, with the message including a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070286165 - Method for providing voip services for wireless terminals: The present invention relates to a system and method for wireless telecommunication in a packet-based network comprising a Software Radio Port (SRP) which functions as a radio base station and a VoIP gateway to interconnect the wireless network with the VoIP packet network. Together with a Network Server Platform (NSP)... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20070286169 - Radio flag (focused listening and advertising guide) system and method: A free, wireless, network-based system and method for providing listeners with managed, personalized, valued radio broadcast content, in real time, from a broadcasting entity, by way of a mobile device, for offering a mobile marketing medium to advertisers in order to micro-target consumers with advertisement, for leveraging unmatched psychographics and... Agent: Cislo & Thomas, LLP
20070286163 - Sip server: There is provided a SIP server realizing a system capable of connecting a terminal in a local communication network to a carrier communication network without preparing a customer information database based on the communication company system specification or an IP call control device, thereby simplifying the system configuration and reducing... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070286166 - System and method for processing a plurality of requests for a plurality of multi-media services: A system and method for processing a plurality of requests for a plurality of multi-media services received at a Private Service Exchange (PSX) from a plurality of IP-communication devices. The system includes an IP Segmentation Directory (IP-SD) coupled to the PSX and to a plurality of IP Service Control Points... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070286158 - Telecommunications network: A media gateway (40) of a telecommunication network, comprises at least one pulse code modulation connection (42a, 42b, 42c or 42d) coupling the media gateway (40) to a pulse code modulation network, not illustrated, and at least one Ethernet connection (44a or 44b) coupling the media gateway (40) to an... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20070286177 - Connection controller, ip telephone communication system, connection control method and program: In an IP telephone communication system at least including a plurality of Access Points and stations under control of the Access Points, each of the Access Points determines presence or absence of a station in a silent state not conducting IP telephone communication among stations having established communication lines for... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070286180 - Converged call center: A converged call center is provided. The converged call center provides a switch connectable to a customer through a telephone network. The switch connects to a converged container comprising a plurality of applications necessary for the call center functionality. The converged container is connected to a voice platform to facilitate... Agent: Holland & Hart, LLP
20070286173 - Interactive console for delivering digital network services to telephone networks: Embodiments of a device for providing an interface to the Internet using standard analog telephones and household telephone lines are described. An interactive console incorporates a display panel, analog telephone adapter, broadband router, and wireless Internet protocol interface in an integrated housing. The interactive console connects to a standard analog... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070286170 - Method and apparatus for processing a communication request from a roaming voice over ip terminal: An apparatus and method are disclosed for processing a communication request from a roaming VoIP terminal. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network proxy having a controller that manages a communications interface in a communication system. The controller can be programmed to... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070286171 - Multi-mode voice instant messaging internet phone (vimip) handset device: A multi-mode Voice Instant Messaging Internet Phone (VIMIP) handset device that can effectuate a VoIP phone call to a standard phone or other IM client device (a personal computer with voice IM client software or another VIMIP handset device) with a telephone number associated therewith through an Instant Messaging system... Agent: James Cai, Schein & Cai LLP
20070286175 - Routing protocol with packet network attributes for improved route selection: A node for routing of calls in a network has an interface coupled to the network and at least one processor operable to route a packet-based call to a telephony destination in accordance with a protocol that includes a set of attributes that describe packet-network routing characteristics of one or... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak
20070286174 - System and apparatus for incorporating voice over internet protocol (voip) adapter functionnality into a cordless telephone system: A system (50) including a telephone device having incorporated therein voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) adapter functionality. The system includes a VoIP adapter for coupling to a network, such as an Internet protocol (IP) network, and a telephone device, such as a cordless telephone device, for coupling to the VoIP... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070286172 - Xdsl voip adapter device: Described is an apparatus for permitting installation of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) service at a subscriber premises. A VoIP adapter is provided that is configured to enable application of sealing current to an outside line while permitting use of analog equipment on a VoIP enable premises wiring system. The... Agent: Corning Cable Systems LLC
20070286178 - Ip telephone system and telephoning method: An IP telephone includes a unit that reads out own telephone number information, and a unit that notifies, to a PC, the telephone number information read out through a network, in which the PC also includes a unit that receives the notification from the IP telephone. According to the constitution,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070286176 - Method of operating a portable communication devie, and a portable communication device: A method of operating a portable communication device, wherein: in a response to receiving a paging request from a cellular network over a first communication channel the portable communication device discards the paging request, or delays transmitting a paging response, if the portable communication device has an established GPRS PDP... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20070286181 - Remote home/office monitoring and control using skype: A method for monitoring and control of local or remote premises using a popular Skype™ peer-to-peer communication service is defined. The invented methodology provides for mobile surveillance and control using information infrastructure provided by Skype™ communicator. A combination of hardware and software methodologies utilizes voice, video and text message Skype™... Agent: Dennis Bushmitch
20070286179 - System and method for responsive loss compensation in a voice over internet protocol communication environment: A system and method for implementing dynamic end-to-end loss compensation in a VoIP communication system is provided. The invention utilizes standard signaling protocol to accommodate for the characteristics of various call endpoints, and in particular, provides for an SDP parameter that conveys terminal characteristics between endpoints of a VoIP connection.... Agent: General Instrument Corporation Dba The Connected Home Solutions Business Of Motorola, Inc.
20070286182 - System and method for managing and controlling data: A system for managing and controlling data. The system includes provisions for easily and rapidly updating and managing a computer system, particularly a complex computer system in which several computers communicate with one another. The system also includes a central database which plays a key role in the management and... Agent: Withers & Keys For Bell South
20070286183 - Resetting method for network switch device: A resetting method for a network switch device, which includes a plurality of connection ports, includes the following steps of: defining one of the connection ports as a transmitting port, defining another one of the connection ports as a receiving port, transmitting a resetting signal from the transmitting port to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070286184 - Cluster system, load distribution method, optimization client program, and arbitration server program: An exemplary cluster system according to the present invention includes a first node including a plurality of paths respectively connected to I/O slots via a switch and a second node including a plurality of paths connected to the switch, wherein the first node includes a first load measuring part which... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.
20070286186 - Packet classification method for networks with static routing: Packet classification and routing in a data communication network with static routing procedure, wherein the routing is performed without using a routing table. First values for each common address bit of end service points adjacent to a switch as a response to a local subnet mask of the switch are... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070286188 - Structure of transmission packet for link adaptation mechanism, and transmitting/receiving device and method using the same: The invention relates to a structure of a transmission packet for a link adaptation mechanism that can efficiently transmits/receives uncompressed data using a link adaptation mechanism in a high-frequency wireless communication, and an apparatus and method of transmitting/receiving a packet using the same. According to an aspect of the invention,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070286187 - Apparatus and method for simultaneous multiple telephone type services on a single telephone line: Apparatuses for simultaneous multiple telephone type services on a single telephone line are disclosed. One apparatus is connectable to a subscriber line and comprises address logic, a plain old telephone system (POTS) interface, a transceiver, and a host interface. The address logic is configured to determine an address assigned to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070286185 - Control of mobile packet streams: The invention relates to a method, device and system for control of mobile packet flows forwarded between IP based networks. Individual packet flows on an IP user plane (6) traverse middleboxes (13, 14, 23, 24) that are controlled from a midcom agent (15, 21). Each user flow registers its presence... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070286189 - Edge side assembler: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for an edge side assembler. Data is identified that is associated with a common user of a personal digital gateway and of a communications device selected from a plurality of communications devices. Remote data is located that is stored on the selected communications device.... Agent: Scott P. Zimmerman, PLLC
20070286191 - Implementing read-only zones in a switching fabric: The Switch includes a port configured to receive a command frame when installed in a switching Fabric. The frame identifies a source device and a destination device in the Switching Fabric, a command, and a read/write flag which indicates if the identified source intends to exercise read-only or write access... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070286190 - Transmitter-receiver crossbar for a packet switch: A transmitter-receiver crossbar for a packet switch comprising a transmitter having an array of transmitting ports, each having one or more transmitting antennas to transmit a radio signal and a receiver having an array of receiving ports, each having one or more receiving antennas to receive the radio signal.... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty
20070286192 - Flexible mac/phy association: A system and method for allowing flexible associations between PHY devices and MAC devices in a point-to-multipoint communications system, such that a given upstream channel is not deterministically bound to a particular MAC device. An upstream MAC device may connect to a varying number of PITY devices depending on configured... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070286193 - Method and access apparatus for accessing broadband video service: The present invention provides a method for accessing broadband video service, including: determining a port of an access apparatus, wherein the port receives a video program request carrying a requested multicast program IP address; determining a permissible program list corresponding to the port of the access apparatus according to preset... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070286195 - Inspection of data: An in-band inspection device receives a packet and/or frame, and inspects the packet and/or frame “on the fly.” The device can accept, reject, and/or modify the received packet and/or frame in accordance with the inspection. The device can operate in a fast mode wherein the received packet and/or frame can... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070286194 - Method and device for processing data packets: A device and a method for processing a data packet. The method includes: receiving a key, applying multiple hash functions to provide multiple hashed values; accessing a group of hash tables using the multiple hashed values; associating between the key and an accessed vacant entry of an hash table out... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20070286196 - Stored transmission packet intended for use in new link-adaptation mechanism, and apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving transmission packet using the same: A stored transmission packet having a structure intended for use in a new link-adaptation mechanism, and a method ahd an apparatus for transmitting the transmission packet using the same are disclosed. The structure includes a payload composed of a plurality of transmission data units, a MAC header appended to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070286197 - Interoperable transport protocol for internetwork routing: In a communications network comprising a plurality of routers the routers exchange router control information by transmitting and receiving control messages. A method is disclosed for transmitting, receiving, acknowledging, and verifying receipt of the message or messages between at least two routers. A transmitting router maintains a list of unacknowledged... Agent: Michael W. Caldwell
20070286198 - System for supply chain management of virtual private network services: The system for the supply chain management of network services, preferably virtual private network services, provides hardware, processes and application tools useful in configuring and/or delivering substantially measurable virtual private network services.... Agent: Elizabeth Stanley, Esq. Stanley Marcus & Associates, PLLC
20070286199 - Method and system for providing identification tags in a memory system having indeterminate data response times: A method and system for providing identification tags in a memory system having indeterminate data response times. An exemplary embodiment includes a memory controller in a memory system. The memory controller includes a mechanism for receiving data packets via an upstream channel, the data packets including upstream identification tags. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20070286200 - Fault tolerant atm-based distributed virtual tandem switching system and method: A System and method for reducing and surviving failures in a voice trunking over ATM (VTOA) environment includes a CS-IWF complex having a plurality of interconnected CS-IWF units, each unit having a plurality of processors. An end office building may also be provided for interaction with the VTOA system. The... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070286201 - System and method for parallel connection selection in a communication network: The invention provides a system and method of a selecting an egress connection from egress connections at a node for a call being established in a network along a path being associated with the node. Each connection has sufficient bandwidth to carry the call and terminates at a same destination... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20070286202 - Methods and systems for call admission control and providing quality of service in broadband wireless access packet-based networks: Methods and systems for call admission control and providing Quality of Service (QoS) in packet-based networks, with emphasis on those utilizing Wireless Broadband Access, are disclosed. This invention presents a mechanism for implementing call admission in packet-based networks. Quality of Service is also provided by implementing key network functions. Although... Agent: Rene Maria B. Dos Remedios
20070286203 - Method and system for forwarding traffic in bearer network: The embodiments of this invention disclose a method and system for forwarding traffic in a bearer network. The method includes: a CA related to a service call instructing a bearer network resource manager managed by the CA to allocate a QoS policy and reserve resources for the service call; the... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20070286205 - Node repair in a mesh network: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for sensing a change in a network topology using a discovery node in a mesh network; transmitting an explore frame, based at least in part on the sensed change, from the discovery node to a destination node using an intermediate... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20070286206 - Propagating session state changes to network functions in an active set: A network function is configured to maintain a copy of a session state for an access terminal. The network function is further configured to query a session master to determine whether the session state has changed. The session master is configured to generate a response to the query that enables... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286204 - Supporting multi-protocol label switching (mpls) applications over ethernet switch paths: Described are communications network, a network element, and a method for transporting any type of multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) application over an Ethernet switch path (ESP). A network element connected to a packet-switched network comprises a service processor receiving a packet associated with an MPLS application of any type. An... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP
20070286207 - Hybrid ip/atm nt and method of providing hybrid ip/atm network termination: A hybrid IP/ATM NT and method are provided for hybrid IP/ATM network termination. While traversing a DSLAM, ATM traffic over ATM network infrastructure and GigE/IP traffic over GigE/IP network infrastructure may be recast into crossover GigE/IP traffic and crossover ATM traffic respectively, and routed to the opposite kind of network... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070286208 - Network system and server: One or more LAN switches capable of accessing the contents of a MAC address table, which the LAN switch contains, from the outside; and a presence server storing in a storage device a first correspondence table between a MAC address of a network interface, which equipment contains, and its user,... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070286209 - System and method for handling address resolution protocol requests: A system and method for handling address resolution protocol requests at an intermediary device in a local area network. The intermediary device has an address resolution protocol cache for mapping Internet protocol addresses to physical layer addresses for devices in the local area network. The intermediary device receives a multicast... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP
20070286210 - Ip device discovery systems and methods: A method for Internet Protocol (IP) device discovery implemented in a control network having a gateway device, a router, and an IP device at a location. A location management system including a IP device at a location having an IP address assigned by a router at the location. A gateway... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20070286211 - Packet relaying apparatus with payload reconstruction function: A packet relaying apparatus comprises a payload type discrimination unit for discriminating the type of payload in each received packet, a payload reconstruction unit for dividing the payload in predetermined block size units and for reconstructing the payload in the predetermined block size units, and a controller for overall controlling... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070286212 - Method for positioning target terminal while protecting privacy of user thereof: A method for positioning a target terminal while protecting the privacy of a user of the target terminal is provided. To this end, the real Identification (ID) of the target terminal is managed only by a Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) Location Center (SLC) with which the target terminal make... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20070286216 - Internet access method and apparatus for an internet phone: An Internet access apparatus for an Internet phone is provided, it comprises an Internet phone host disposed between a personal home computer and an ADSL modem. The personal home computer is connected to the Internet phone host, the Internet phone host is connected to the ADSL modem, the ADSL modem... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070286214 - Methods and apparatus for network presence detection: Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling a computing device. The behavior of a user of a computing device is observed when the computing device is connected to each of a plurality of networks. A profile is automatically maintained for each of the networks. Each profile contains one or more... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070286215 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for automatically changing network communication configuration information when a communication session is terminated: Methods, systems, and computer program products for automatically changing network communication configuration information when a last communication session is terminated are disclosed. According to one aspect, a network host device is enabled to initiate providing of network communication configuration information for a network to at least one network-enabled device for... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC Jenkins, Wilson & Taylor, P.A.
20070286218 - Bridging centrality: a concept and formula to identify bridging nodes in scale-free networks: A method for identifying a bridge node in a network using a processor and memory unit in a specially programmed special purpose-purpose computer including the steps of, for each node in a plurality of nodes in the network: determining a global metric proportional to total traffic flow in the network... Agent: Simpson & Simpson, PLLC
20070286213 - Method and arrangement for adapting to variations in an available bandwidth to a local network: In a vehicular network (10) having a plurality of connected user equipment (20), experiencing a change in an available bandwidth a method for adapting to the change is performed comprising the steps of collecting information (S0) about the users and the bearers, detecting (S1) a change in bandwidth available for... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070286217 - Packet forwarding apparatus having gateway selecting function: Packet forwarding apparatus comprises a plurality of line interfaces and a protocol processing unit for controlling packet forwarding among the line interfaces and for forwarding a connection initiation request packet received from a user terminal to a plurality of redundant gateways, wherein the protocol processing unit has a management table... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070286219 - System and method for monitoring the functionality of network interfaces: A system, method and computer readable medium are provided for monitoring functionality of multiple network interfaces and providing fault recovery. The network interfaces are grouped into nodes and a monitoring address is assigned to each of the network interfaces such that the monitoring address for each of the network interfaces... Agent: Fleit, Kain, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20070286222 - Achieving power savings through packet grouping: Power savings may be achieved in a packet-switched system by grouping packets. For example, packets may be queued while a portion of the system is in a suspended state. In some embodiments, power savings are provided in a wireless system to increase talk time. Here, packets may be queued while... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070286221 - Memory management method and memory architecture for transmitting uwb pca frames: A memory management method and a memory architecture for transmitting ultra-wideband (UWB) prioritized channel access (PCA) frames are provided. The method comprises the steps of assigning a pre-load queue to each of a plurality of access categories for storing UWB PCA frames to be transmitted, and, when one of the... Agent: J. C. Patents, Inc.
20070286220 - Queue management system and method: The invention provides a queue management system and method for controlling the movement of a group of one or more people through a virtual queue line for a service. The system comprises registration means (50) for registering the group, the registration means comprising an information carrier (52) bearing a registration... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall
20070286223 - Method and apparatus for reducing clock speed and power consumption: A system for reducing clock speed and power consumption in a network chip is provided. The system can have a core that transmits and receives signals at a first clock speed. A receive buffer can be in communication with the core and be configured to transmit the signals to the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070286224 - Channel buffering method for dynamically altering channel number of internet protocol television: A channel buffering method is for dynamically altering a number of channels for an Internet protocol television (IPTV). The method is applicable for a home gateway (HG) having a channel section used for channel buffering. After the HG has received two consecutive channel-switching requests, the HG compares whether the two... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20070286225 - Method and communications system for transmitting information in a motor vehicle: A communications system for a motor vehicle, including a plurality of electrical components, a data bus structure to which the components are connected in order to transmit information among the components, and a power line structure to which the components are connected in order to be supplied with power. The... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070286226 - method of transmitting and receiving acknowledgment signal in a wireless communication system: A method of receiving an acknowledgement (ACK) signal from at least one access terminal (AT) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes transmitting at least one packet via a packet data channel from an access network (AN), receiving at least one ACK signal from the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070286227 - Communication processing device, information processing device, communication system, communication processing method, information processing method, and program: A communication processing device includes: an instruction transmitting unit 101 transmitting an segment number designating instruction serving as an instruction designating a number of segments so as to perform division communication with a plurality of communication apparatuses 200 having identifying information; a collision number acquiring unit 103 acquiring a number... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070286228 - Connection method and system for delivery of services to customers: The invention relates to a method for connecting a plurality of customer termination units to a central unit via a network for delivering services from a plurality service providers to a plurality of customers. The method involves providing a fiber infrastructure for said network between said central unit and said... Agent: Michaelson & Associates
20070286229 - Computer and main circuit board thereof: A computer system and a main circuit board thereof are provided. The computer system includes a main circuit board. The main circuit board includes a main system chip module, a south bridge chip module, an HUB chip module, a first LAN port and a second LAN port. The main system... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070286230 - Echo cancellation for channels with unknown time-varying gain: After an initial training session, a “Dynamic Echo Canceller” (DEC) provides echo cancellation where only access to an input signal and a composite output signal are available, and the input signal is subjected to an unknown variable gain function. In one embodiment, the DEC uses echo cancellation to provide a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation C/o Lyon & Harr, LLP
20070286231 - Optical signal transmitting and receiving apparatus: An endoscope system comprises an electric scope and a processor. The electric scope has a signal emitting unit that radiates a digitized optical signal and an optical cable that transmits the digitized optical signal from the signal emitting unit. The processor has a first signal receiving unit that receives the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070286232 - Addressable outlet, and a network using same: An addressable outlet for use as part of local area network based on wiring installed in a building, such as telephone, electrical, cable television, dedicated wiring, and the like. The use of such wiring for data communications networks in addition to the wiring's primary usage creates a need for ways... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070286233 - Method and apparatus for transferring data between ip network devices and scsi and fibre channel devices over an ip network: A method and apparatus for transferring data between IP devices (including, but not limited to, Gigabit Ethernet devices) and SCSI or Fibre Channel devices. The device interfaces may be either SCSI, Fibre Channel or IP interfaces such as Gigabit Ethernet. Data is switched between SCSI and IP, Fibre Channel and... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20070286234 - Synchronous transmission over packet based network: A method of transmission over a packet based network including providing data packets to be transmitted on the packet based network during a predetermined time interval and arranging the provided data packets in a transmission block according to desired transmission times of the data packets, such that one or more... Agent: Factor - Patent Attorneys
20070286235 - Mobile radio communication system, communication apparatus applied in 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.
20070286236 - System and method of ordering the transmission of data packets in a radio system: A system and method is provided for reordering the transmission of data packets in a queue of a radio system when an error occurs during the transmission of a data packet to any device destination address. A transmission ordering component is provided that transmits data packets in a queue one... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070286237 - System and method for providing an integrated communications manager: A system and method for providing an integrated communications manager that enables change in a number of voice communication channels and/or data communication channels is provided. Generally, an integrated communication manager (hereafter, “device”) contains at least two interfaces, where each interface is capable of receiving data and/or voice. A memory... Agent: Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA C/o Peter Nieves
20070286238 - Method of configuring multiuser packet and a structure thereof in a wireless communication system: A method of configuring a sub-slot having a layer-modulated multi-user packet (MUP) is disclosed. More specifically, the method comprises modulating symbols associated with a first layer by using non-layered modulation scheme, and modulating symbols associated with a second layer and a third layer using a different layered-modulation scheme. Here, the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070286239 - Transmission system for transmitting a main signal and an auxiliary signal: In a transmission system with a transmitter coupled to a receiver a main signal encoded according to a coding property is transmitted together with an auxiliary signal (AUX) In order to transmit the auxiliary signal without needing additional space in the transmission frame, the auxiliary signal is transmitted by changing... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070286240 - Guard tones in a multi-point to point orthoginal frequency division multiplexing system: A bi-directional communication system is provided. The system includes a plurality of remote units communicatively coupled to a multipoint-to-point host unit through an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing waveform. The orthogonal frequency division multiplexing waveform comprises a plurality of tones transmitted by a plurality of remote units. A first remote unit... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070286241 - Pcr clock recovery in an ip network: An IP network includes a central entity and at least one customer premises equipment (CPE) device. The central entity generates a program clock reference (PCR) clock and provides audio-visual packets to a CPE based on the PCR clock. The CPE sets a first clock based on the PCR clock for... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070286242 - Method for operating an automation device and automation device: A method is specified for the operation of an automation device provided for the receiving of telegrams together with such an automation device, which is distinguished by the fact that the automation device manages a resource pool for telegrams which are arriving or received, that the automation device distinguishes between... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070286243 - Digital video broadcasting: A method is provided for transmitting a plurality of informational video programs over a single digital transport stream to a plurality of receivers, wherein the receivers are operative to select from the transport stream data identified with any given program and to decode the identified data into a displayable video... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20070286244 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus controls first and second coded streams to be output in a form in which the first and second coded streams are connected to each other. The apparatus includes an operation-input acquiring unit for acquiring an operation input representing a playback portion of both coded streams to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070286245 - Digital signal processing apparatus and data stream processing method: According to one embodiment, a time stamp synchronizer rewrites a time stamp added to a TS packet of an inputted TTS into a value synchronous with PCR of the TTS to provide a synchronized TTS. First and second counters both count a clock generated by an STC oscillator. A time... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070286246 - Multimedia interface: A packet based display interface having a video processing unit arranged to couple a multimedia source device to a multimedia sink device is disclosed that includes a transmitter unit coupled to the source device arranged to receive a source packet data stream in accordance with a native stream rate, a... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP12/06/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070280096 - Handling communication interference in wireless systems: A method and devices are provided to allow reducing interferences occurring in adjacent wireless communication networks. When a subscriber device experiences interferences resulting from the operation of an adjacent wireless network, it transmits an adjustment signal which serves as a request for adjustment, to the base station operative at the... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20070280097 - Impulsive noise suppression scheme in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: This invention provides an impulsive noise suppression method in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing. The method comprises an equalization and de-mapping step for estimating a preliminary estimation of signal and a total noise estimation by utilizing ideal channel estimation, de-mapping, and pilot insertion technique on received signal; and a SNR comparison... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20070280098 - Method, apparatus and computer program product providing synchronization for ofdma downlink signal: Disclosed is a method, a computer program product and a device that includes a receiver for receiving a downlink signal transmitted into a cell. The receiver is operable to obtain time, carrier frequency and cell-specific preamble synchronization to the received signal and includes a plurality of synchronization units that include... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070280099 - Multiframe alignment in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: A bidirectional communication system is provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a host unit including a multicarrier demodulator and a plurality of remote units using a multiple access scheme to communicate at the same time with the host unit multicarrier demodulator using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM). Each of... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070280100 - Network routing device and network routing method: A network routing device according to the invention transmits a packet via a second port based upon destination information included in the packet received via a first port referring to a routing table. In addition, the network routing device calculates beforehand a third port which is a transfer destination when... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070280101 - Denial-of-service protection: A communication apparatus (1) and a method for Operating said communication apparatus. The method comprises: selecting by means of a port selection function One of a plurality of ports to make it accessible for receiving electronic messages of a specific type; and setting said selected port to an open state.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070280102 - Technique for fast activation of a secondary head-end node te-lsp upon failure of a primary head-end node te-lsp: A technique dynamically activates a secondary Traffic Engineering Label Switched Path (TE-LPs) at a secondary head-end node upon failure of a primary TE-LPs in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a primary head-end node establishes the primary TE-LPs having a primary bandwidth (BW) amount to a primary tail-end... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070280103 - Transparent automatic protection switching for a chassis deployment: Methods and apparatus for allowing a traffic level switch associated with an automatic protection switching (APS) topology to occur transparently and without reconverging routing are described. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for providing protection switching configuration information associated with a router arrangement to includes identifying... Agent: Cisco Systems, Inc. Scientific-atlanta, Inc.
20070280105 - Enabling client qos middle layer based on application recognition: A method and apparatus for providing Quality of Service (QoS) on a per application basis is described herein. A QoS policy is established for a specific application that is executable on a client of a network. The QoS policy is distributed to the client. Packet traffic originating from the application... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070280104 - System and method for managing forwarding database resources in a switching environment: In particular embodiments of the present invention, a method for switching is provided. In particular embodiments, the method includes receiving a packet at an input port of a switch, the packet associated with a virtual local area network identifier (VLAN ID) and a Media Access Control (MAC) address, the switch... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280106 - Method and system for intrusion detection and prevention based on packet type recognition in a network: Certain aspects of a method and system for intrusion detection and prevention based on packet type recognition in a network are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include determining a packet type for each of a plurality of received network packets based on at least one of: a header and... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280107 - Data unit sender control method: A method of controlling a data unit sender is described. A flow control procedure for controlling the flow of data units sent by said data unit sender is conducted in dependence on acknowledgement messages from the receiver The flow control procedure utilizes (S103) at least one output limiting parameter (olp;... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070280108 - Method and system for measuring packet delivery quality: A system measures delivery quality of data packets transmitting from a communication device to at least one communication terminal through a multicast network. The system includes a communication section for periodically transmitting a first packet to a communication terminal and receiving a second packet in response to the first packet... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070280111 - Method and system for adaptive queue and buffer control based on monitoring and active congestion avoidance in a packet network switch: Certain aspects of a method and system for an adaptive queue and buffer control based on monitoring and active congestion avoidance in a packet network switch are provided. When memory from a memory source is not available for allocation to one or more adaptive queues in a network device, such... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280112 - System and method for controlling and tracking network content flow: Systems and methods for controlling the flow of information content in a network are described. The system includes a tracking module that remembers a sensitivity level of the information content and a location of that information content with respect to the system. A marking module is included that receives the... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20070280113 - Traffic flow inference based on link loads and gravity measures: Traffic flow between each pair of nodes in a network are determined based on loads measured at each link and based on gravity measures associated with each node. The gravity measures correspond to a relative likelihood of the node being a source or a sink of traffic, and may be... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20070280110 - Method and apparatus for improving the upstream data transfer rate for a cable modem: Methods and apparatus for improving the upstream data transfer rate for a cable modem. A device that shares an upstream channel with other devices determines whether, based on particular data, an upstream channel data transfer rate can be improved over a current data transfer rate of a current upstream channel... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070280109 - Method, a device and a system for transferring data: A method, a device and a system for transferring data from a data source (212) over both a wireless communications (210) and a fixed communications (208) network to a destination device (204) such that at least one portion of a data aggregate is transmitted through the wireless communications network (210)... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070280114 - Providing a high-speed defense against distributed denial of service (ddos) attacks: Effective control of communications traffic, even under fast-changing DDoS attacks, might be performed by (a) determining parameters of a leaky bucket using nominal communications traffic, (b) applying current communications traffic to the leaky bucket, (c) observing overflows, if any, of the leaky bucket, (d) scoring the current traffic based on... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20070280116 - Adaptive multi-user mimo non-cooperative threshold-based wireless communication system using limited channel feedback: A system and methodology for efficient multi-user transmission in a wireless communication with limited feedback are provided. A non-cooperative feedback-based multi-user transmission scheme is described, wherein users in a wireless communication system may independently communicate selected channel information feedback to the base station. The base station may then choose suitable... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070280115 - Network feedback method and device: A network feedback method and appropriate devices are described, in which a node (10) connected to a link (12) can perform a remote flow control adjustment procedure (S23) for adjusting the flow control of a sender (11) of data units being forwarded by node (10) over said link (12).... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20070280117 - Smart ethernet edge networking system: A system is provided for selecting connection paths in a telecommunications network having a multiplicity of nodes interconnected by a multiplicity of links. The system identifies multiple constraints for connection paths through the network between source and destination nodes, and identifies paths that satisfy all of the constraints for a... Agent: Stephen G. Rudisill Jenkins & Gilchrist, A Professional Corporation
20070280119 - Broadcast receiver and method for providing diagnostic information: A host includes a controller configured to receive a request self-diagnostic to the host, wherein the request is for diagnostic information associated with central processing unit (CPU) for an application. The controller is further configured to collect the requested diagnostic information.... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP Song K. Jung
20070280118 - Order supporting system, order supporting method, and recording medium: An order supporting system includes a machine monitoring apparatus including a status data obtaining part for repetitively obtaining status data of plural supplies of plural machines connected to a network, a status data storing part for storing the status data obtained by the status data obtaining part, a status change... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070280120 - Router misconfiguration diagnosis: Router misconfiguration diagnosis is disclosed. A notification of a routing failure between a first node and a second node is received. A first interface associated with the first node is identified, and a second interface associated with the second node is identified. A first management information value and a second... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070280121 - Physical layer loopback: In some embodiments, a chip comprises control circuitry to provide inband signals, inband output ports, and transmitters to transmit the inband signals to the inband output ports. The control circuitry selectively includes loopback initiating commands in the inband signals. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070280122 - Network facsimile apparatus: By memorizing communication performance information of a destination machine captured in a previous transmission, the transmission is usually carried out using the communication performance of the destination machine memorized in destination machine performance memorizing device 25. However, in case a redirect response is returned from SIP server 10 when transmitting,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070280128 - Band control program, band control device, and band control method: There are provided a band control program, band control device, and band control method by which traffic is identified by use of flexibly defined conditions. The band control program makes a computer of a band control device execute band control of traffic between networks. The program comprises: a packet information... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20070280127 - Media segment monitoring: A device and method provides a means for monitoring a media segment of a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) media stream without interfering with end-to-end monitoring of the RTP media stream. The device includes a media segment monitor to generate segment control messages associated with a selected segment of the RTP... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070280126 - Method and system for allocating a group bit rate among multiple bonded pairs in a communications network: A method for allocating a group bit rate among each line in a group of bonded lines in a communications network, the method comprising: receiving first and second actual bit rates (ACT1, ACT2) for first and second lines (L1, L2) of the group (G), respectively; calculating a splitting ratio (X)... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070280124 - Method for integrating downstream performance and resource usage statistics into load balancing weights: In datacenter environments, many copies of servicing components (application servers, http servers, etc) are used to handle larger loads. In these cases, incoming service requests typically go to a load balancer to be directed to the appropriate servicing component. Modern advances in technology, like the Server/Application State Protocol, have allowed... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20070280125 - Network-based data traffic detection and control: A network-based apparatus for imposing a minimum transmit latency on data packets of a prescribed data type on a network includes at least one processor. The processor is operative: (i) to receive a data packet of the prescribed data type; (ii) to determine an elapsed time since an arrival of... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070280129 - System and method for calculating packet loss metric for no-reference video quality assessment: A packet loss metric calculation system for a video stream includes an intercepting module to intercept a plurality of adjacent image frames in the video stream. A sampling module samples a plurality of pixel blocks in predetermined locations in each of the intercepted image frames. A detecting module detects the... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070280130 - Wireless communication apparatus and transmission control method: A wireless communication apparatus includes a memory to store reference data including transmission rates usable for transmission of an aggregated frame including frames and reference frame lengths of the aggregated frame corresponding to the transmission rates, respectively, a throughput obtained with one of the transmission rates and a reference frame... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280123 - Monitoring system for a mobile communication network for traffic analysis using a hierarchial approach: This invention relates to systems, methods and computer program code for testing, troubleshooting and evaluation of a mobile phone network. We describe a method of processing network data which includes a plurality of session related parameters. The method comprises inputting one or more queries, a query defining a statistic relating... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20070280131 - Data transmission apparatus, address setting method for the apparatus, and address setting processing program: A data transmission apparatus includes a transmitting portion capable of transmitting data to an address set by a user's transmission operation, a counter portion for counting the number of past transmissions every address, a storing portion for storing a transmission history including the counted number of past transmissions in an... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070280135 - Apparatus and method for monitoring status of a network element: An apparatus and method for monitoring a status of a network element in a communication network is provided. The apparatus includes an interface for transmitting status requests for the network element and receiving status information from the network element, and a controller for controlling transmission of the status requests. The... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070280139 - Connected device to be connected to an ieee 1394 serial bus: A connected device on an IEEE 1394 serial bus in network comprises: data transmission means for data transmission to a further connected device; physical connection determining means for determining physical connection states between connected devices; logical connection detecting means for detecting all logical connections between the connected devices; first reduction... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070280132 - Node detection and ring configuration for physical star connected networks: A novel and useful mechanism for detecting the nodes connected to a network device and for creating a ring network from the nodes detected thereby. The invention simplifies insertion, removal and modification of nodes in the ring by detecting and reconfiguring the S ring without requiring intervention by a user.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20070280136 - Sip-based instant messaging in mobile ad hoc networks: In an embodiment of a method for registering a first device in a mobile ad-hoc network (MANET), a registration message is sent to 1-hop neighboring devices. The registration message includes a hop-limit and a freshness indicator of the first device. The freshness indicator indicates an experience level of the first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070280133 - Topology discovery and identification of switches in a three-stage interconnection network: Topology discovery and identification of switches enables a user to determine the topology of a three-stage switch network. The method includes ascertaining an intended topology of the three-stage switch network, creating a list of switch boards that are present in the three-stage switch network, and determining a switch board connection... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070280134 - Topology discovery and identification of switches in an n-stage interconnection network: A method of topology discovery and identification of switches enables a user to determine the topology of a N-stage switch network. The method includes ascertaining an intended topology of the N-stage switch network, creating a list of switch boards present in the N-stage switch network, and determining a switch board... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20070280137 - Creation of non-wired communication network, by determining local topology information from the identifiers of communication appliances: In order to create a non-wired network, a first communication appliance is provided with a list of identifiers of other communication appliances with which connections can be established. The first communication appliance determines information on the local topology of the non-wired communication network from the identifiers of the other communication... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070280141 - Hardware implementation of loop initialization protocol: A device includes a loop port controlled by a loop initialization procedure in response to control flags. The device includes a programmable controller and a fibre channel loop port including a transmitter, a receiver, and a port control circuit. The port control circuit controls the loop initialization procedure in response... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20070280138 - Information broadcasting system and method: Embodiments for a system and method of broadcasting messages to communication devices in a mobile communication network are described. The method includes registering at least one communication device configured to receive broadcast messages serviced by a base station, allocating at least one registered communication device as a primary communication device... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070280140 - Self-optimizing network tunneling protocol: A network includes a first plurality of routers that do not implement a desired protocol in communication with a second plurality of routers that implement at least the desired protocol and a tunneling protocol. Routers implementing the tunneling protocol are preferably implemented at the boundaries of domains, i.e., in those... Agent: Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz
20070280142 - System and method for aggregating multiple radio interfaces into a single logical bridge interface: In an example embodiment, a system and method for aggregating multiple wireless bridge interfaces into a single logical bridge interface. The system includes a master switch with multiple associated wireless modules. Each master switch wireless module selectively broadcasts an associated connection signal. The master switch has an associated aggregation port,... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20070280143 - Licensing control mechanism and participant registration process using a group response system: An audience response system includes a peripheral machine device capable of storing data and input/output circuitry physically connected to the transmitter unit and configured to enable operative communication between the peripheral machine device and the processor logic, where the processor logic disables selected functionality of the transmitter unit until valid... Agent: Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP Attn:IPDepartment Docket Clerk
20070280144 - Apparatus and method for integrating wireless field devices with a wired protocol in a process control system: An apparatus is provided for facilitating integration of a wireless field device (such as a wireless sensor or actuator) and a wired protocol that is used in a process control system. The apparatus supports a wireless field device protocol for communicating with the wireless field device. The apparatus also supports... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280145 - Method and apparatus for supporting multicast of av data in a network: The present invention relates to a multicast supporting method for AV data in a network such as UPnP AV network. In the present invention, it is checked based on protocol information of an object containing media data whether multicasting of the object is supported and, if supported, a multicast address... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070280148 - Communication within a wireless network using multiple signal transmission powers: A new communication protocol based on a new physical interference model, and apparatuses and systems for implementing such protocols are described herein. The new communication protocol may be a new medium access control (MAC) protocol for a wireless network that uses different signal transmission powers for transmitting and receiving various... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20070280147 - Method and apparatus to improve closed loop transmit diversity modes performance via interference suppression in a wcdma network equipped with a rake receiver: Methods and systems for processing signals in a wireless communication system are disclosed. Aspects of the method may include calculating at a receiver, a plurality of signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) values for a wireless signal, which is received from a transmitter, based on a corresponding plurality of weight values. A maximum... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280146 - System and method for estimating uplink signal power: There is provided a system and method for estimating uplink signal power. More specifically, in one embodiment, there is provided a method comprising receiving a packet transmitted over an air interface, computing a probability that the packet has a same actual power offset as a previously decoded packet based on... Agent: Fletcher Yoder (lucent)
20070280156 - Data structure, data slot allocation method for transmission of uncompressed av data and transmission method thereof, and apparatus using the same: Provided are an apparatus and method for allocating a data slot to transmit uncompressed audiovisual (AV) data. The method includes transmitting a first superframe that includes a data-slot-reservation period during a first beacon period and information thereon; receiving a frame that requests the data slot from at least one of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070280155 - Device and method for optimizing communications in a wireless network: Described is a device and method for optimizing communications in a wireless network. The device comprises a first wireless transceiver communicating using a first channel of a first frequency band, a second wireless transceiver communicating using a second channel of a second frequency band, and a processor selecting one of... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070280151 - Distributed array reception: A communication system is provided. The communication system comprises a remote transmitter, at least one central unit, and M number of nodes distributed in a coverage area to form a distributed array antenna in order to receive signals from the at least one remote transmitter and retransmit the received signals... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280150 - Method for providing an indication of multiple carriers to a mobile unit: The present invention provides a method of wireless communication. One embodiment of the method includes providing a message including information indicative of at least one carrier and at least one system type associated with each carrier. Another embodiment of the method includes receiving a message including information indicative of at... Agent: Mark W. Sincell, Ph.d. Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20070280154 - Multiple registrations with different access networks: The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device that is capable of accessing different types of networks at the same time. The mobile device registers a public ID with a first IP address over a first access network and also registers the same public ID with a different IP... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070280153 - Optimal time slot assignment for networks: Terminals of a network are mapped cells. Time slots are allocated to the cells such that the time slots assigned to a first cell are reused as the time slots assigned to a second cell subject to a k-cell constraint whereby, according to the k-cell constraint, at least k cells... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280152 - Wlan infrastructure provided directions and roaming: In one embodiment, a method for facilitating maintaining wireless connectivity and roaming in wireless networks includes estimating a current location of the wireless client and determining a physical route and a wireless access point route based on the current location and a destination.... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20070280149 - Mobile node, base station, router and packet communication system: A mobile node in a packet commination system including a node, a link and a base station that complies with an Edge Mobility scheme is disclosed. The mobile node includes: a route information reporting unit configured to report route information that is information of a route to the own mobile... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280157 - Data slot allocation method used to transmit uncompressed av data, and method and apparatus for transmitting uncompressed av data: Provided is a method and apparatus, for wirelessly transmitting large data in a more efficient and stable manner. In particular, provided is a data slot allocation method used to transmit uncompressed audio/video (AV) data. The data slot allocation method includes transmitting a first superframe during a first beacon period; receiving... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070280158 - Wireless terminal turbo decoding module supporting packet splitting and decoding: A baseband processing module of a wireless terminal includes a Turbo decoding module. The Turbo decoding module decodes a Turbo code word to produce one or more Media Access Control (MAC) packet(s) carried by the turbo decode word. Each MAC packet includes a MAC packet header and the MAC packet... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070280159 - Load-sharing method and system in a wireless base station: The invention provides a wireless base station connected to a wireless network control device, another wireless base station and a subscriber unit, comprising a first communication device for receiving/transmitting downlink data frames/uplink data frames from/to the wireless network control device; a second communication device for transmitting/receiving downlink wireless signals/uplink wireless... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070280165 - Graphical selection of information display for wireless mesh hierarchies: In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a geographical map illustrating locations of a plurality of wireless nodes of a mesh network; displaying a hierarchically-arranged filter that shows a hierarchical relation of the plurality of wireless nodes; receives a filter configuration; and displaying in the geographical map a subset of... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20070280161 - Handover of a backward-compatible mobile unit: The present invention provides a method of wireless communication involving at least one first carrier operating according to a first system type and at least one second carrier operating according to a second system type is provided. The method may include determining that a mobile unit is to be handed... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070280162 - Method and system for dynamic anchoring of circuit-switched calls: The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device that is capable of accessing different types of networks such as a circuit-switched network and a packet-switched network. Anchoring of a circuit-switched initiated session is useful when the session is transferred to a packet-switched network. Accordingly, a dynamic anchoring technique is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070280168 - Radio base station apparatus and scheduling method: A radio base station apparatus adaptively controls a modulation and coding scheme of a downlink line in accordance with a quality of the downlink line to communicate with a mobile station over the air. During scheduling, a priority calculation module calculates a priority for a transmission candidate signal to the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070280166 - Apparatus and method for allocating resources in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access mobile communication system: A method for receiving resources allocated from a base station by a terminal in an OFDMA mobile communication system. The method includes receiving, for a data channel, a number of first components, which indicates an amount of resources used with a first resource allocation scheme, and a number of second... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070280170 - Base station and interference reduction method in base station: A base station communicates with mobile terminals existing within a subordinate cell, and in addition executes control to reduce interference from mobile terminals existing within adjacent cells. The base station measures the total interference power received from mobile terminals in all adjacent cells, and if the total interference power is... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070280164 - Base station and mobile communication method: A base station capable of maintaining a signal quality and appropriately controlling a transmission power, taking into account the radio propagation characteristics of some different frequency bands, thereby drawing the best out of the system performance. In this base station (120), a mobile speed determining circuit (125) determines the mobile... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070280163 - Directional transmission and reception in a mobile wireless ad hoc network: Directional transmission and reception in mobile wireless ad hoc networks may include a number of nodes, in which there is at least a first node and a second node. Each node is associated with a time multiplex frame structure having multiple sub-frames. The sub-frames includes at least a first sub-frame,... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20070280169 - Facilitating 802.11 roaming by pre-establishing session keys: A method and system for pre-authenticating a pre-establishing key management on a roaming device prior to re-association to facilitate fast hand-off in a wireless network is described. For enhanced mobility, both authentication and key establishment is performed prior to re-association of the roaming device between access points. When the roaming... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20070280167 - Methods, apparatus and computer program products for beacon generation and processing in an ofdm communications system: An enhanced-range beacon signal transmitted from a wireless terminal in a frequency band used by the wireless OFDM communications system for OFDM communications. The beacon may be received at each of a plurality of base stations of the wireless OFDM communications system. A location of the wireless terminal may be... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20070280160 - Multi-mode multi-band mobile communication terminal and mode switching method thereof: Disclosed is a multi-mode multi-band mobile communication terminal and a mode switching method thereof wherein a mode switching can be performed between an asynchronous network and a synchronous network by minimizing interruption in communication. According to the switching method of a multi-mode multi-band mobile communication terminal, the power of a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070280171 - Method and apparatus for blind transport format detection using discontinuous transmission (dtx) detection: Methods and apparatus are provided for blind transport format detection using Discontinuous Transmission (DTX) detection. According to one aspect of the invention, the transport format that was used to transmit information is determined by identifying a transition between a Discontinuous Transmission segment and a data segment included in the transmitted... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20070280172 - System and method for relaying in multi-hop cellular networks: A radio communication system using TDD-CDMA multiple access system includes a base station and a plurality of mobile stations. Each mobile station includes a mechanism for measuring signal strength of coded signals from neighboring mobile stations; a mechanism for signalling the base station to switch from single-hop to multi-hop communication;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280184 - Channel allocation management method for transferring asynchronous data, asynchronous data transferring method, and apparatus thereof: A method of managing channel allocation for asynchronous data transmission includes (a) broadcasting a first superframe for a first beacon period, the first superframe containing a control section and a data slot section; (b) receiving a request frame from at least one wireless device belonging to a network via the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070280175 - Coordinating transmission scheduling among multiple base stations: A method and an apparatus for scheduling transmissions of a plurality of cells in a wireless communications system including one or more base stations is provided. The method comprises providing a set of virtual channels to enable an intra-cell transmission orthogonal to another transmission within each cell of the plurality... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070280186 - Information processing apparatus and access control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a wireless communication unit, a storage device which stores predetermined data, a detection unit which detects base stations which are wirelessly connectable to the wireless communication unit, and an access control unit. The access control unit determines whether or not to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070280177 - Managing user profile information in a mobile telecommunications network: A method of managing user profile information in a mobile telecommunications network comprising a plurality of control nodes which can send signals to, and receive signals from, mobile user equipment, the method comprising the step of transferring user profile information from an old control node to a new control node... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070280176 - Method and apparatus for facilitating a fast handoff in a wireless metropolitan area network: A method and apparatus for facilitating a fast handoff for subscribers in a Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) by establishing a hard association with a first entity by sending a hard association request to the first entity and receiving a hard association response in response to the hard association request... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070280183 - Method and system for controlling power in a communication system: A method for controlling power in a communication system is disclosed. The power control method includes the steps of calculating a first offset according to traffic information of a mobile station and data transmission channel quality information of the mobile station, determining a second offset according to received channel quality... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20070280187 - Methods and apparatuses for detecting deviations from legitimate operation on a wireless network: Methods and apparatuses for detecting deviations from legitimate operation on a wireless network. The method includes detecting a sequence of observable events related to operation of an entity in the wireless network, and determining from the detected sequence of observable events for a particular entity in the wireless network what... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070280174 - Small geographical area cell-based dynamic source routing for mobil ad-hoc networks: This invention is about creating a new routing protocol, called Small Geographical Area Cell-based Dynamic Source Routing (SGA-DSR), for the mobile ad-hoc network systems (MANET). The design of this SGA-DSR protocol has greatly reduced the routing overheads over the many other MANET protocols. Because of the routing overhead reduction and... Agent: Ngan-cheung Pun
20070280178 - System and method for wireless communication between wired field devices and control system components: A system for transferring a signal between a field device and a control system component includes a field linking unit and a system gateway. The field linking unit is electrically coupled to a field device, and a signal is transferred between the two using a first protocol. The system gateway... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280179 - User interface for a handheld device: A user interface and method for composing a message to be sent over a wireless network environment using a handheld device is disclosed. According to the method, upon receipt of a user request to compose a message, a screen is displayed with a recipient field for a recipient address, an... Agent: Smart And Biggar
20070280189 - Voice over internet protocol system and related wireless local area network device: A voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) system. The system includes a first device and a second device. The first device is disposed in a wireless local area network (WLAN) and connected to an Internet, for performing voice communication with a remote device through the Internet. Additionally, the first device processes... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070280181 - Wireless communication apparatus and transmission control method: A wireless communication apparatus generates aggregated frame including frames and having frame length, transmits aggregated frame at transmission rate of transmission rates, stores, in memory, for each of transmission rates, threshold frame length defined between first frame length range and second frame length range, if frame length is within second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280182 - Wireless local area network system and receiver adapted for use thereof and associated method: A wireless local area network (WLAN) includes a server and receiver in communication with the server as a network client. A plurality of radio frequency (RF) front-end circuits are each configured for receiving wireless signals from mobile nodes within the WLAN along an allocated channel specific for a front-end circuit.... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20070280188 - Apparatus and method for providing relay link zone information in a multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: An apparatus and method for providing relay link zone information in a multi-hop relay BWA communication system, where a BS performs a network entry procedure with an RS during an initial access of the RS to the BS, generates a message including relay link zone information regarding a relay link... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070280185 - Dual frequency band wireless lan: A dual band radio is constructed using a primary and secondary transceiver. The primary transceiver is a complete radio that is operational in a stand alone configuration. The secondary transceiver is a not a complete radio and is configured to re-use components such as fine gain control and fine frequency... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP
20070280173 - Method for configuring signals corresponding to adaptive packet format of mimo-wlan system: Disclosed is a signal constructing method according to an adaptive packet format in a MIMO-WLAN (Multi-input multi-output Wireless LAN) system. A method is used to construct a plurality of signals in a MIMO-WLAN, with transmitting a data packet as a plurality of signals via a plurality of antennas. The method... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070280190 - Wireless communication method and system for establishing a multimedia message service over a wlan: A wireless communication system for supporting multimedia services (MMS) provided to a user of a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) which communicates with the wireless communication system. The wireless communication system includes a third generation partnership program (3GPP) universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS), a wireless local area network (WLAN) and an... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20070280180 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device for use as a station in a wireless communication system, a method of communication within a wireless communication system: Wireless communication system comprising a master station, a first additional station, and a second additional station, whereby the master station is operable to communicate with the first and second additional stations in a first high-speed mode and a second low-speed mode, the first station is operable to communicate with the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070280191 - Dual receiving window method and apparatus for automatic retransmission request: A method for enhancing data transmission efficiency in a wireless communications system includes using a first receiving window and a second receiving window in a receiver side of an entity operating in Acknowledgement Mode, wherein the first receiving window provides a function of Automatic Retransmission Request and the second receiving... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070280193 - Method and apparatus for performing automatic retransmission request in a mobile communication system: A method and an apparatus are provided for performing Automatic Retransmission reQuest (ARQ) in a mobile communication system including an ARQ layer and a Hybrid ARQ (HARQ) layer. The method includes receiving from an ARQ receiving (Rx) entity a status report indicating a reception status of ARQ packets; detecting an... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070280192 - Packet transfer system, radio base station, and packet transfer route optimization method: A fault-tolerant packet transmission system is disclosed that can avoid localized load concentration on a specific portion of a network, while autonomously keeping route optimization, without adding a route control function to non-mesh devices. In a packet transmission system including multiple wireless base stations and one or more terminal devices... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280196 - Apparatus for capturing multiple data packets in a data signal for analysis: Switching and control circuitry for selectively combining a plurality of data signals to provide a composite signal, which corresponds to one or more of the plurality of data signals, and a trigger signal for controlling capturing of selected portions of the composite signal.... Agent: Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz
20070280194 - Marking keyframes for a communication session: Marking a keyframe of a media stream in a communication system involves one or more entry media switches in communication with one or more endpoints. An entry media switch receives a media stream from an endpoint, where the media stream comprises a sequence of packets with a keyframe. The keyframe... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280195 - Method and system for joining a virtual talk group: A method for joining a virtual talk group includes facilitating communications of a virtual talk group. The virtual talk group includes a plurality of endpoints of different communication networks. The method also includes recording the communications of the plurality of endpoints of the virtual talk group. The method also includes... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280197 - Method and system for routing traffic in a communication network: A method and system for routing traffic in a communication network is disclosed that may include assigning each node in a network a first subset of route repository nodes and a second subset of route repository nodes, querying the second subset of route repository nodes in order to obtain route... Agent: Mr. Ronald E. Prass, Jr. Irving, Prass & Stelacone, LLP
20070280198 - Method and system for providing a symmetric key for more efficient session identification: A method and system for identifying sessions in a computer network is disclosed. The session is between a first computer system and a second computer system. The session consists of an exchange of a plurality of packets between the computer systems. Each of the packets includes source information and destination... Agent: Sawyer Law Group LLP
20070280199 - Shortest path search method \"midway\": A method of searching for a shortest path from a single source node to a single destination node in a two dimensional computer network. The method is similar to Dijkstra shortest path algorithm (“Dijkstra”) in the way it builds a shortest path tree. However, instead of starting from the source... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP
20070280202 - Dynamically anchoring a communication session in an ip network: Anchoring a communication session for a mobile node involves a signaling node that intercepts a routing information request sent by a switching center of a circuit-switched network. The routing information request requests routing information for the communication session. Subscription information associated with the mobile node is retrieved. Whether the mobile... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280204 - Metadata collection: A method and system for collecting and communicating contextual information relating to a VoIP conversation is provided. Structured hierarchies are utilized for efficient communications of various amounts and types of contextual information relating to a VoIP conversation. Information identifying at least one structured hierarchy, which will be used to carry... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280203 - Method and system for managing a plurality of virtual talk groups: A method for managing a plurality of virtual talk groups includes forming a first virtual talk group associated with a first endpoint. The first virtual talk group includes the first endpoint and a second endpoint. The second endpoint is associated with a first function. The method also includes facilitating communications... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280206 - Method for consuming heterogeneous services on heterogeneous devices using script plugins: A system and method that map services that are available on the internet to services that can be used by home network devices. Similar services are accessed by a single interface. A “light-weight” plugin mechanism is provided which enables the addition of new functionalities and services. As such, the system... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070280201 - System and method for communicating in a multi-unit structure: A method of providing communications over a plurality of sets of twisted pair conductors connected to a plurality of communication devices located in a plurality of units of a multi-unit structure is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises coupling a data signal comprising a first data packet to the... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070280200 - System and method for controlling a voip client using a wireless personal-area-network enabled device: Systems and methods for seamless VOIP calling from a wireless communication device communicatively coupled with a VOIP enabled computer device over a personal area network connection, such as a Bluetooth link, are disclosed. The wireless communication device establishes a Bluetooth link with a VOIP enabled computer device and controls a... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20070280205 - Voicemail filtering software: Aspects of the present invention are directed to software that allows a callee to access and filter data related to a voicemail message. In accordance with one embodiment, searchable index key(s) are identified that are associated with a selected voicemail message. Then, a search is performed to identify data that... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280207 - Layer 2 switch network system: A layer 2 switch network system includes a terminal, an edge switch, and a Radius server that notifies the edge switch of a temporary MAC address allocated to the terminal. The edge switch stores therein swap data for associating the temporary MAC address with a real MAC address. When receiving... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070280209 - Combining selected audio data with a voip stream for communication over a network: A system, method, and apparatus are directed towards combining playable data with other playable data and/or a Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) stream for communication over a network. A sender may select audio data through a customized user interface. The audio data may be converted to playable data. The playable... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20070280217 - Inter-nodal robust mode for real-time media streams in a network: Providing a method and software solution to add robustness to real-time media streams such as voice, video and audio streams on a network. When the network channel carrying the media stream experiences an adverse condition that affects the transmissions, such as high packet loss or corruption of packets, a robust... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070280213 - Location verification for voip service provider: A method and system is provided for to keep a VOIP provider updated with a subscriber's physical location information whether the subscriber is using the IP phone for the first time or has moved the VOIP device away from the original subscription location. The VOIP device denies service until the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070280218 - Method and apparatus for maintaining state information on a client device configured for voip communication: Method and apparatus for maintaining state information on a client device configured for voice-over-internet protocol (VOIP) communication is described. In one example, a VOIP call between the client device and an endpoint device through a packet network is established. State information is sent from the client device to the endpoint... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070280215 - Method and apparatus for providing a click-to-talk service for advertisements: A method and apparatus for providing a click-to-talk service for advertisements carried over packet networks such as digital cable networks, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Service over Internet Protocol (SoIP) networks are disclosed. For example, an enterprise customer subscribes to a service with a service provider that provides a... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070280216 - Method and apparatus for providing a reliable voice extensible markup language service: A method and apparatus for providing a reliable Voice Extensible Markup Language (VXML) over packet networks such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Service over Internet Protocol (SoIP) network are disclosed. For example, a service provider may utilize a plurality of content servers that can be accessed by at... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070280214 - Method and apparatus for providing electronic mail and voicemail retrieval: A method and apparatus for retrieving electronic mail and voicemail on packet networks such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Service over Internet Protocol (SoIP) networks are disclosed. For example, a customer subscribes to a messaging service(s) where voicemail and/or email destined to the customer's IP phone can be... Agent: At&t Corp.
20070280219 - Network communication apparatus: A disclosed network communication apparatus for performing communication via an IP network includes: a packet generation unit generating packets for call connection including facsimile communication capability and voice capability; and a communication control unit requesting a target network communication apparatus for connection using the packets for call connection upon facsimile... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280208 - Partitioned voice communication components of a computing platform: Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for voice communication components within a partition of a computing platform are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20070280210 - Selective transmission of multiparty voip communications: Generally described, embodiments of the present invention provide a method system for selectively transmitting data packets of a conversation to clients in a group. A group identifier is associated with a group and data packets exchanged during the conversation are processed and transmitted according to the group identifiers included in... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280212 - Techniques for auto assigning ip telephone extension numbers based on a port: Techniques are provided for assigning extension numbers to Internet Protocol (IP) telephony devices. The techniques include receiving a message from the IP telephony device requesting that an extension be assigned. A port identifier of a port in which the IP telephony device is coupled is determined. Extension numbers are fixed... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20070280221 - Telephone system, telephone exchange apparatus, and route switching method: According to one embodiment, a telephone system provided with a plurality of telephone exchange apparatuses, wherein each telephone exchange apparatus accommodates a plurality of telephone terminals, includes a route creating unit configured to derive a first communication route being established between a first telephone terminal accommodated in a first telephone... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Eric S. Cherry - Docketing Supervisor
20070280211 - Voip communication content control: A mediation server for controlling contents of incoming and outgoing communication information exchanged as part of a conversation is provided. The mediation server may be a centralized server between an internal (private) network and an external network, utilized for enforcing the internal network's policy and detecting a potential security compromise... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280220 - Method for coupling a telephone switched circuit network to an internet protocol network: There is provided a method of coupling a telephone switched circuit network to an internet protocol network, wherein the telephone switched circuit network and the internet protocol network are interconnected by a gateway. The gateway comprises a non-routing key rule and the method comprises the step of generating a control... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070280222 - Intrusion prevention system edge controller: A system and method for extending the implementation of one or more Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPSs) such that each user can be placed in the IPS traffic path to create secure containment areas at a granular level, port types and port counts are increased, and higher network connection speeds are... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20070280223 - Hybrid data switching for efficient packet processing: A data networking system includes a physical interface module of a first type, configured to transfer data traffic that meets a first requirement, a physical interface module of a second type, configured to transfer data traffic that meets a second requirement, the second requirement being different from the first requirement,... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20070280224 - System and method for an output independent crossbar: A memory exchange unit (“MXU”) in a GPU has an output independent crossbar. The crossbar comprises a writing controller having an input configured to receive a communication containing data and a destination ID. The crossbar includes a memory having a plurality of separate entities coupled to the writing controller. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070280228 - Communication system and remote diagnosis system: An object of the present invention is to provide a technique capable of promptly and efficiently starting a communication processing when a demand is generated, in a communication system including a terminal for a non-continuous connection. A communication terminal and a device can be connected through a relay device, and... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070280225 - Extended services and recommendations: Generally described, the present invention relates to the identification, extraction, and further use of content contained in a digital voice conversation, such as a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) conversation. More specifically, the present invention relates to the use of “mined” data from a conversation to provide extended services, such... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280227 - Packet distribution system using reproducing appartus and packet distribution method: A packet distribution system includes distribution server configured to transmit packets of a video image; a user terminal, a packet transfer apparatus configured to transfer the packets received through a network from the distribution server to the user terminal such that the video image is reproduced on the user terminal,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070280229 - Localization of clients and servers: A data transfer method includes receiving terminal server identification data at a host system from a terminal server, querying a database to obtain localized information service data associated with the terminal server identification data, and sending the localized information service data from the host system to the terminal server. A... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070280226 - Servlet model for media rich applications: A media rich SIP servlet is enabled using a media control layer and a conventional SIP Servlet container. The media rich SIP servlet provides a media control API that can be used by SIP-based application developers to incorporate media rich functions into SIP-based applications. The media rich SIP servlet includes... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070280237 - Channel allocation management method for transferring uncompressed isochronous data, uncompressed isochronous data transferring method and apparatus thereof: A method of managing channel allocation for uncompressed isochronous data transmission includes broadcasting a first superframe for a first beacon period, the first superframe containing a control section and a data slot section; receiving a request frame from at least one wireless device belonging to a network via the control... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070280232 - Dynamic delivery of multicast service notification messages: A technique dynamically delivers multicast service notification messages in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a service provider (SP) network device determines if it is able to deliver a particular requested multicast service (stream) to a subscriber device, e.g., whether there is enough bandwidth, sufficient quality of service... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070280230 - Method and system for service discovery across a wide area network: A method and system for simulating a local area network across a wide area network (109) is provided. The method and system facilitate delivery of multicast communications (303), such as search messages from plug and play applications, from one local area network (100) to another (200), despite the fact that... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070280234 - Network element, system and method for providing multicast channels: A network element comprises a multicast protocol module configured to connect to a switched layer 2 control channel, the control channel being for communicating, through a switched network, control signals for controlling the communication of multicast data between the network element and another network element. A method for providing multicast... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman, Esq. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070280231 - Passing information from a forwarding plane to a control plane: Safe and efficient passing of information from a forwarding-plane to a control-plane is provided. The information can be passed from a forwarding-plane process to a control-plane process without having to modify the control-plane process and without requiring the processes to pass information via shared memory. The information is encoded in... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP
20070280235 - System and method for acquisition and delivery of services to devices in a wireless multicast communication system: A system and method are provided for acquiring and delivering services to a user device. A user device determines a network address associated with one or more servers providing unicast services. The device is activated and receives an interface for receiving multicast services from a content server. The user device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070280233 - System and method for network coding and/or multicast: A system and/or method for relaying messages in a network (e.g., a mobile network) are provided. Certain example embodiments allow communications between nodes to be network coded, multicast, and compressed (e.g. compressed within layers and/or among layers). Preferably, rateless forward error correction (FEC) packets, or simulations and/or approximations thereof, are... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070280236 - System and method for providing multicast service: A system and a method for performing a multicast service are disclosed. In accordance with embodiments of the present invention, an Application Layer Gateway Subsystem set in the network side handles application layer protocol messages communicated between the network side and a UE, and triggers, according to a handling result... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070280241 - Discovering mpls vpn services in a network: Discovering a network service topology of a virtual private network (VPN) that uses multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) comprises receiving route target values from a virtual private network (VPN) route forwarding table (VRF table) of a networking device; determining and storing in a table one or more link pairs based on... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20070280244 - Management device to investigate path states of network and network system: A packet reception portion receives packets of user traffic transferred on the network. The received packets are transferred to an address extraction portion via a distribution portion, and the transmission source address and destination address are extracted. Based on these addresses, a packet generation portion generates probe packets the transfer... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070280245 - Method and apparatus for fair flow control and congestion avoidance supporting multiple qos class requirements: For communication networks comprising user devices, edge routers, core routers, access and core links, a specification is given for a novel method and apparatus computing and allocating fair transmission rates to user data flows from a plurality of quality of service levels. The fair rates satisfy the minimum transmission rates,... Agent: Zvi Rosberg
20070280242 - Method and apparatus for maintaining network connectivity via label switched path(s): A method or corresponding apparatus in an exemplary embodiment of the present invention monitors an operational status of network links and retrieves or receives the operational status. The operational status is stored (e.g., within 50 msec) on an ongoing basis. The operational status corresponds to an operational LSP from among... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070280238 - Method and system for passive loop detection and prevention in a packet network switch: Certain aspects of a method and system for passive loop detection and prevention in a packet network switch are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include detecting a loop within a switch in a communication network based on a number of occurrences of at least a portion of a plurality... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280239 - Method and system for power control based on application awareness in a packet network switch: Certain aspects of a method and system for a power control based on application awareness in a packet network switch are provided. Data communication flow may be monitored in ports in a packet network switch based on packet classification. Ports where data flow is not detected may have at least... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280240 - System and method for internet protocol mobility: Described is a system and method for Internet Protocol mobility. The system includes a first network management arrangement (NMA) communicating on a first subnet of a communications network, a second NMA communicating on a second subnet of the network and a master NMA communicating on the network. The master NMA... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070280247 - Method and apparatus for detecting vpn communication: A VPN (Virtual Private Network) communication detecting apparatus connecting to an internal network for detecting a VPN node on an external network which connects to the internal network through a relay apparatus, transmits response request packet to test target node, receives response packet from the test target node in response... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20070280249 - Method and system for providing a virtual protocol interlayer: Disclosed is a virtual protocol “interlayer” between two protocol layers in a communications stack. When a communications task needs to be performed, but implementation within the existing protocol layers may hinder deployment due to issues of compatibility, the methods of the present invention are used to create an interlayer to... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070280248 - Method for facilitating forwarding of data packets through a node of a data transfer network using multiple types of forwarding tables: A method is provided for reducing size of memory required for a switching node's forwarding table by employing forwarding tables of different types to map received data packets addressed to downstream nodes and upstream nodes to appropriate output ports of the switching node. The method includes receiving a data packet... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20070280243 - Network virtualization: A virtual network has virtual machines on physical devices connected to network interfaces each coupled by tunnels (100) through a forwarding network (40), each interface having a forwarding address in an address space of the forwarding network, each network interface having a reconfigurable address mapper (320) for determining a forwarding... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070280246 - System and method for communicating in a multi-unit structure: A system and method of providing communications over twisted pair conductors connected to a plurality of communication devices located in a plurality of units of a multi-unit structure is provided. In one embodiment, the system comprises an upstream device having a first modem and a first non-conductive coupler communicatively coupled... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20070280250 - Data transfer method and system for use in atm communication: The transmission sequence is matched between the reception side and the transmission side when communication is performed by forming a plurality of transmission bands between shelves each formed of physical layer processing parts (transmission processing parts) and an ATM layer processing part (cell processing part) with the use of a... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20070280251 - Ring network and a method for implementing the service thereof: This invention discloses a ring network and a method for implementing the service thereof. The ring network includes multiple nodes in a same logic layer for accessing a service to the ring network or receiving a service from the ring network; two virtual channels of reverse directions, which connect the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070280254 - Enhanced network communication: Aspects of the present invention are directed at software systems for sending a data item from a sending client to a receiving client. In accordance with one embodiment, software components are provided that include a command handling component and a processing component. The command handling component accepts event data when... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070280253 - Peer-to-peer connection between switch fabric endpoint nodes: A method includes receiving a request from an endpoint node on a switch fabric to establish a peer-to-peer connection with another node on the switch fabric. The peer-to-peer connection is to be used to exchange data with the other node via a path routed through the switch fabric. The path... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070280252 - System and method of realizing voice over internet protocol by means of digital enhanced cordless telecommunication: A system and method for realizing a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) by using the Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication (DECT), wherein the Voice Over Internet Protocol is realized through Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication, and a seamless handoff between intradomain and interdomain, and roamings in intradomain and interdomain are achieved through... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20070280255 - Intelligent peer-to-peer media streaming: An efficient media streaming method utilizing a globally load balanced overlay network. This method makes use of capacity per out-degree values to construct and maintain an overlay network for media streaming in a Peer-to-Peer environment.... Agent: Groover & Holmes
20070280256 - Systems and methods for providing a heartbeat in a communications network: Methods for providing a heartbeat during a communication session utilizing repetitive control messages in a communications network, the communication session configured for delivering a media stream, are presented including: transmitting the repetitive control message between participants in the communication session at a selected rate corresponding with the heartbeat, wherein the... Agent: Kali Law Group, P. C
20070280262 - Implied acknowledgement data transport protocol for a multi-station network: A method of operating a communication network having multiple stations, each able to transmit and receive data, so that the network can transmit a message from an originating station to a destination station via at least one opportunistically selected intermediate station. Stations wishing to transmit data transmit probe signals which... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070280258 - Method and apparatus for performing link aggregation: A network node or corresponding method of performing link aggregation reduces a number of Content Addressable Memory (CAM) entries required to make a forwarding decision for a given ingress flow, reducing cost, size, and power consumption of the CAM and accompanying static RAM. In one embodiment, an ingress flow is... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070280257 - Service discovery section: Provided are apparatuses and methods for transmitting and receiving a service discovery section (SDS) associated with a service. In one example, the SDS corresponds to a channel identifier and contains mapping information. The mapping information may map the channel identifier to a packet identifier for the service. In addition, the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20070280263 - Mac address management method: A method for MAC address management is provided. A MAC address is provided, and capacities of a first column and a second column corresponding to a first index in a MAC table are checked. If the first column and the second column are filled, capacities of a third column and... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070280264 - Method and system for intertechnology handoff of a hybrid access terminal: A communication system utilizes an interface terminating at a base station (BS) of a circuit services network and a wireless packet data node in a packet data network and DOS over DBM signaling between the BS and an access terminal (AT), thereby permitting the communication system to tunnel SIP messaging... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070280259 - Method and apparatus for scheduling transmissions on a wireless network: A wireless local area network (WLAN) includes a wireless access point coupled to a network; and a plurality of mobile units configured to receive incoming data packets from the wireless access point. Each mobile unit has an associated data rate, and the wireless access point includes a scheduling system that... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20070280261 - Method and apparatus to schedule packets through a crossbar switch with delay guarantees: A method for scheduling cell transmissions through a switch with rate and delay guarantees and with low jitter is proposed. The method applies to a classic input-buffered N×N crossbar switch without speedup. The time axis is divided into frames each containing F time-slots. An N×N traffic rate matrix specifies a... Agent: Ted Szymanski
20070280260 - Method for downlink packet scheduling using service delay time and channel state: The present invention provides a method for downlink packet scheduling for scheduling a real-time service and a non-real-time service. The method for downlink packet scheduling includes steps of: a) classifying inputted packets based on a type of packet and storing a maximum delay time information of the packets; b) determining... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070280265 - Method for separation of ip+optical management domains: The present invention provides a mechanism and a method for indirectly controlling a router interface from an optical management system in an IP-optical network. A mechanism is provided for controlling a router interface from a management system indirectly, by using optical equipment as a proxy and communicating between the optical... Agent: Aka Chan LLP / Cisco
20070280266 - Method and apparatus for packet switching: A packet switching device simultaneously supports a tagged mode and an untagged mode. A plurality of ports of the packet switching device perform packet delivery and reception, and a port map defines VIDs and operating modes of the ports. Each port operates in tagged or untagged mode, and is associated... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070280267 - Completely dry pseudowires: Techniques are described for implementing completely dry pseudowires which can be utilized for transporting protocol data units formatted in accordance with a first protocol from a first device to a second device. In response to receipt of a first protocol data unit from the first device, a first switch encapsulates... Agent: Mcguinness & Manaras LLP
20070280268 - Atm telecommunications systems and method for routingg narrow band traffic: A telecommunications system comprises an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network having uncommitted bandwidth, and a plurality of adaptive grooming routers (AGR) coupled to the network. The AGRs comprise a group adapted to function as a virtual transit exchange whose fabric and control are distributed over the group. The visual comprising... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20070280269 - automated chance-based promotional award service for physical establishments: An establishment-based server is configured to receive electronic attendance messages from each of a plurality of portable computing devices wherein each electronic attendance message indicates that a user associated with the portable computing device is in attendance within an identified physical establishment. In response to the receipt of an electronic... Agent: Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, LLP
20070280271 - Communication apparatus and communication method: According to one embodiment, provided is a communication apparatus including a reading unit which reads content data from a storage medium, a communication unit which communicates with a first external unit and a second external unit via network, a notifying unit which notifies, via the communication unit, the first external... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Eric S. Cherry - Docketing Supervisor
20070280270 - Autonomous musical output using a mutually inhibited neuronal network: A method of creating autonomous musical output: including creating a mutually inhibiting neuronal network including a plurality of nodes arranged to integrate and fire; associating each of the plurality of nodes with a musical instrument; and creating, when a node fires, a musical output corresponding to the musical instrument associated... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070280272 - Virtual volume transfer apparatus, virtual volume transfer method, and computer product: A method of transferring a virtual volume established on a real volume includes acquiring transfer source virtual volume information from a transfer source, acquiring transfer destination real volume information from a transfer destination, generating transfer destination virtual volume information from the transfer source virtual volume information by using the transfer... Agent: Patrick G. Burns Geer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20070280274 - Communicating apparatus and controlling method of thereof: A communicating apparatus for relaying a data communication between a first network and a second network, includes a receiving unit having an interface for a first network connection and serving to receive a packet from a terminal connected to the first network; and a control processor that acquires an IP... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070280273 - Method and apparatus to perform handover enhancing throughput: A method and apparatus to perform a handover of a mobile terminal that is receiving data, wherein before the handover is performed, the mobile terminal receiving data from a host provides information about a new network to the host by using a quick-start (QS) request message. Accordingly, the host recognizes... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070280275 - Node exclusion within a network: In one embodiment, a method involves selecting a connection, and attempting to establish a satisfactory link using that connection. If the link is not established, a reliability indicator associated with the connection is modified, to disfavor use of that connection. If the link is established, the reliability indicator associated with... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070280276 - Method and apparatus for managing client layer communications services: An example embodiment of the present invention is a method of managing network communications layers on a network. The example embodiment (i) selects nodes in a network normally configured with server layer resources (e.g., SONET/SDH) to support client communications on a communications path between source nodes and destination nodes and... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070280277 - Method and system for adaptive queue and buffer control based on monitoring in a packet network switch: Certain aspects of a method and system for adaptive queue and buffer control based on monitoring in a packet network switch are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include pre-allocating packet buffers from a pool of packet buffers in a network switching device based on anticipation of a type of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070280278 - Switching device: A multiport switch circuit which performs transfer according to flow control and a protocol with an ordering rule specified, wherein the circuit for avoiding packets from clogging is realized in a small size. A packet receiving side circuit has a packet selection output circuit to suppress a circuit size by... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20070280279 - Data delivery system and data delivery method: A data delivery method for delivering data that are object of delivery, these data containing observation time and observation results of a prescribed object of observation, to a data-using terminal includes steps of: executing a delivery process when a delivery condition has been met; storing delivery history information that indicates... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070280280 - Resource allocation for grouped resource units: The present invention relates to a method, apparatus and computer program product for allocating resource units to a plurality of users in a multiplex transmission system. A transmission quality of available resource units to be allocated is determined for each user, and the resource unit with the highest transmission quality... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070280281 - Comunication session management system and a stream concentrator including such a system: The invention relates, in particular, to a system for managing communication sessions between first terminals adapted to send audio and/or video and/or data streams during these sessions and second terminals accessible via an external data transmission network. The first terminals are connected to a stream concentrator itself connected to the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070280282 - Indoor digital multimedia networking: An indoor digital multimedia network includes a centralized set of digital multimedia sources, such as a DVD player, a video game console, a personal computer console, a media center, and a set-top television box. The digital multimedia source set is operatively connected to output devices (e.g., television, computer monitor, projector,... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070280283 - Igmp (internet group management protocol) connectivity verification: A connection control module comprises a message generating module and a determining module. A predetermined message configured as an IGMP message is generated for sending over an IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) control channel from the network element to another network element. The determining module determines if a reply message... Agent: Arnold B. Silverman, Esq. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20070280284 - Method and apparatus for binding transmission lines: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for binding transmission lines and the method includes the following steps: first decide a transmission speed supported by all the transmission lines to be bound, activate all the transmission lines to be bound at the transmission speed supported by all the transmission... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070280287 - Apparatus and method for integrating wireless or other field devices in a process control system: An apparatus is provided for facilitating communication between, for example, a configuration tool in a process control system and a wireless field device (such as a wireless sensor or actuator). The configuration tool and the wireless field device use different protocols, and the apparatus converts between the different protocols. The... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280286 - Apparatus, system, and method for integrating a wireless network with wired field devices in a process control system: A system for integrating a wireless network with wired field devices includes a field unit that communicates with the wired field devices using a first wired field device protocol. A gateway wirelessly communicates with the field unit and communicates over a network using one or more second wired field device... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070280285 - Method and system of field device protocol masking: A method and related system of a method and system of field device protocol masking. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising receiving a message in a first protocol format from a field device of a control system, modifying the message to create a modified message (the... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20070280288 - Apparatus and method for realizing user switching between ip network and pstn network: An apparatus for switching a user between an IP network and a PSTN is disclosed in the present invention and includes a user port, a Subscriber Line Interface Circuit, a detection circuit, a PSTN port, an IP network interface circuit and an action unit. A method for switching a user... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20070280289 - Swapping bandwidth reservations: A network includes reservation agents for reserving bandwidth for communication sessions and swapping bandwidth reservations from one communication session to another communication session. After a swap, the recipient communication session proceeds using the bandwidth originally reserved for the donor communication session, while the donor communication session no longer utilizes that... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070280292 - Apparatus and method for supporting relay service in multihop relay broadband wireless access (bwa) communication system: Apparatus and method for transmitting and detecting subchannel constitution scheme information in a multihop relay Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) communication system. The method includes determining a subchannel constitution scheme for fixing a start zone of BW-RS link according to channel information (e.g., channel condition information, interference, and mobility), transmitting determined... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20070280291 - Use of group poll scheduling for broadband communication systems: A group poll mechanism (GPM) that schedules upstream bandwidth for cable modems by pointing a request opportunity normally reserved for a single service flow to more than one service flow. Essentially, instead of using the seldom-used poll requests one per service flow, this same request opportunity is pointed to multiple... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20070280290 - Variable bandwidth communication systems and methods: A variable bandwidth communication system includes a first and a second communication station, coupled for continuous, bidirectional communication. The first communication station is capable of transmitting at a first and a second bandwidth, and is capable of receiving at a third and a fourth bandwidth. The second communication station is... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20070280293 - System and method for implementing video streaming over ip networks: A system and method that completely removes the host CPU of an IP gateway/set-top video server from the data path of handling of network packet headers, as required by protocol layers such as UDP, IP, or Ethernet, or of payloads during video streaming. Accordingly, an ordinary set-top server is made... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070280295 - Playback apparatus, playback method, and playback program: A playback apparatus includes the following elements. An input receives content data and accompanying data formed on the basis of a plurality of first units and used for displaying information accompanying the content data. A first storage section stores, among the plurality of first units forming the accompanying data received... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070280296 - System and method for measuring distribution quality of video image: A measuring system of distribution quality of a video image includes a distribution server, an receiving terminal, an upstream side reception time data generating section, a downstream side reception time data generating section and a quality data measuring section. The distribution server is provided in a center to transmit packets... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070280294 - Constrained fidelity constant bit rate video encoding systems and methods: A CBR/VBR hybrid implementation encoding video streams for conserving bandwidth usage in a channel comprises, in an exemplary arrangement, CBR encoding for frames whose complexity exceeds a threshold, and uses VBR encoding for frames whose complexity is below the threshold. In some embodiments, the threshold can be dynamically adjusted to... Agent: James E. Eakin
20070280297 - Multi-antenna communication apparatus: Reception signals received by first to fourth antennas 11 to 14 are sequentially selected one by one repeatedly in accordance with first to fourth switches 31 to 34 being controlled by first to fourth switch control circuits 41 to 44, respectively, so as to be inputted to a signal shaping... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070280298 - Reducing channel change delays: Technology which facilitates a reduction in time of the presentation of video content after a viewer changes channels is described. Frames of a video stream associated with a channel are analyzed to identify locations of access points in the video stream prior to relaying the video stream to a presentation... Agent: Werner & Axenfeld, LLP
20070280300 - Method of power state synchronization and related device: A method of power state synchronization is applied to network terminals in a network. A first network terminal enters an active state from a rest state, and the first network terminal broadcasts a first notice signal. A second network terminal examines a second record table of the second network terminal,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070280301 - Stream data processing apparatus and stream data processing method: A stream data processing apparatus includes a demultiplexing portion configured to demultiplex multiplexed stream data, to which a PCR is added, into a plurality of pieces of stream data to which a PTS is added, a system time measuring portion configured to measure a system time according to a PCR,... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070280299 - Timer with network synchronized time base: A system and method are provided for synchronizing a programmable timer time base and an external time signal. The method either accepts or supplies an external time signal (e.g., IEEE 1588) at an external interface, links a synchronized time base to the external time signal, and clocks a channel time... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski
20070280302 - Information transmitting apparatus and method, information receiving apparatus and method, information transmitting and receiving system and method, recording medium and program: An original blanking period of a video signal is shortened to a set blanking period, and audio data is multiplexed into a resulting superimposing period. Table distinguishing data indicating the length of the superimposing period is inserted into the period as a blanking signal. With this configuration, it is possible... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & MentlikPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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