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Multiplex communications January USPTO class listing 01/08Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20080025195 - Ofdm system adapted to multi-program transmission therefore: An OFDM (Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing) communication system is provided. The system includes at least two programs being simultaneously transmitted under one spectrum. Each program is respectively modulated under a different or similar scheme. Each of the at least two programs commonly share a control frame. The control frame is transmitted... Agent: Franklin (lin) Yang
20080025196 - Method and system for providing visually related content description to the physical layer: Aspects of a method and system for providing visually related content description to physical layer are provided. A MAC layer and/or a PHY layer in a wireless communication device may be controlled for processing at least one media object in an audiovisual scene based on metadata information that corresponds to... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025197 - Estimating frequency error of a sample stream: A method for estimating a frequency error of a sample stream comprising a plurality of symbols is provided. The method may include receiving the sample stream. The method may further include estimating a frequency error from a phase distribution or a linear function of the phase distribution of an autocorrelation... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20080025198 - Communication system, transmitter, receiver, transmitting method, receiving method, and program: A transmitter codes data to be transferred, performs serial-parallel conversion of the data to two signal groups, and passes one of the groups to a first transmission unit and the other one to a second transmission unit. Each of the first transmission unit and the second transmission unit performs a... Agent: Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
20080025199 - Method and device for high throughput n-point forward and inverse fast fourier transform: This invention relates to the architecture of a 3780-point forward and inverse Fast Fourier Transform (DFT), which is used in a TDS-OFDM system. The number 3780 is factored to 3*3* . . . *3*M. Where M is a natural number that cannot be factored by 3.... Agent: Franklin (lin) Yang
20080025200 - Interference cancellation unit and interference cancellation method: An interference cancellation unit having as an input two or more IFDMA signals comprising a multitude of frequency bins is provided. The unit comprises a channel estimator for determining a channel estimate from the input signals, a matrix calculator for determining an error covariance matrix of the input signals, and... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080025201 - System and method for ranging and round trip delay adjustment in a multipoint-to-point orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system: Systems and methods for ranging and round trip delay adjustment in a multipoint-to-point orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system are provided. In one embodiment, a multipoint-to-point, OFDM communication system comprises: a host units; a plurality of remote units that access the host using an orthogonal frequency division multiple access scheme;... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20080025202 - Scanning by remotes in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: Systems and methods for scanning by remotes in multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a host unit; and a plurality of remote units using a multiple access scheme to communicate at the same time with the host unit using orthogonal frequency... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20080025203 - Alternate spanning tree for faster indirect link failure recovery: Methods and apparatus that form the basis of an alternate spanning tree protocol that may be used, for example, to identify rings within a properly converged network configured by the spanning tree protocol (STP) or rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) are provided. With the knowledge of these rings, the alternate... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc
20080025206 - Data packet processing: Data packet processing is described. A set of first data packets comprising hierarchically encoded data is accessed. A number of the first data packets are identified as candidate data packets to be potentially transmitted over a network to a receiver based at least in part on the hierarchically encoded data.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025204 - Method to utilize physical layer channel state information to improve video quality: A method is provided for improving error recovery of corrupt data packets in a wireless communication system. The method includes: receiving a plurality of incoming data packets over a wireless medium at a receiver; capturing an indicator of bit errors for each of the data packets at a layer of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080025205 - Network segmentation method: A method includes obtaining first information indicative of instability of a data communication network. The method also includes isolating a first portion of a network from a second portion of the network responsive to the obtained first information. After a predetermined period of time, second information indicative of instability of... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080025208 - Wide-area wireless network topology: A wireless communications network topology and its implementation enable the wireless network implementing the topology to be sufficiently robust to avoid or mitigate the consequences of various node failures. The inventive network topology includes a triangular ring mesh, preferably constituting a flower topology in its entirety. For each node in... Agent: Robert H. Barrigar Barrigar Intellectual Property Law
20080025207 - Switch and network fault recovery method: A first switch flashes an FDB upon receiving an FDB flash frame and then floods a multicast group join query message (QRY1). A terminal sends a group join message (RP1) back to the first switch. A second switch, a third switch and the first switch receive RP1 and perform IGMP/MLD... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080025209 - Method and apparatus for protecting a communication network against failure: A method for protecting a communication network against failure, comprising the steps of: a) obtaining a primary network, represented by a graph of nodes and links, wherein each link has an associated capacity; b) computing a backup network, that includes nodes of the primary network and links that are not... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20080025212 - Method and apparatus for remotely accessing resources over an insecure network: One embodiment of the present method and apparatus for providing access to a resource over a network includes receiving a series of packets from a sender, assessing a validity of the series of packets in accordance with expected contents of the packets and at least one expected time difference between... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan LLP IBM Corporation
20080025211 - Method and system for content-aware mapping/error protection: Methods and systems for content-aware mapping/error protection are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include controlling a MAC layer and/or a PHY layer (PHY/MAC layer), in a wireless communication device to wirelessly communicate multimedia information based on content of the multimedia information, which may comprise video information, audio information, and/or... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025210 - Method and system for medium access control (mac) layer specialization for voice and multimedia data streams: Aspects of a method and system for medium access control (MAC) layer specialization for voice and multimedia data streams are presented. Aspects of the method include determining a number of attempts for transmitting one or more medium access control (MAC) frames. Aspects of the system may include a processor that... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025213 - Network communication device: The present invention provides a network communication device that performs data communication by using a network, in which a reception capability at a self-machine side is reported to a transmission source side and this transmission source performs communication by a transmission method matched with the reception capability, comprising: a transmission... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080025214 - Multilevel coupled policer: A multilevel coupled policer is configured to police packets using at least two policing levels, including a first-level of class policers and a second-level aggregate policer. The multilevel coupled policer is configured to share bandwidth of the aggregate policer among packet traffic corresponding to the class policers based on the... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20080025215 - Method and apparatus for improving the fairness of new attaches to a weighted fair queue in a quality of service (qos) scheduler: In a first aspect, a network processor includes a scheduler in which a scheduling queue is maintained. A last frame is dispatched from a flow queue maintained in the network processor, thereby emptying the flow queue. Data indicative of the size of the dispatched last frame is stored in association... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law
20080025216 - Method and communication system for optimizing the throughput of a tcp flow in a wireless network: A method and a system is provided for optimizing the throughput of a TCP flow from a TCP source to a TCP destination in a wireless network with the path of the flow encompassing a wireless link between a wireless transmitter and a wireless receiver. The throughput is optimized by... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20080025217 - System and method for enabling management of a plurality of messages in a communication network: A method and system for enabling management of a plurality of messages in a communication network is provided. The method includes measuring an in-load and an out-service corresponding to a plurality of switching-nodes in the communication network. The method further includes marking at least one message in a switching-node with... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20080025219 - Method for handling the bandwidth allocation of a networking device: The invention provides a method for handling the bandwidth allocation of a networking device. The networking device forwards a plurality of packets. A host attribute table is first searched according to a host attribute of the packets to obtain a host attribute table index of the packets. An application attribute... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080025218 - Method, apparatus, edge router and system for providing qos guarantee: The present invention discloses a method for providing QoS guarantee by an edge router, the edge router transporting user traffic between the access network and core network, the method comprising: creating a service traffic flow classification table; establishing a plurality of label switching paths; configuring the attributes of the label... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20080025220 - Reducing a number of data packets to increase a number of error correcting packets: Data packet processing is described. A set of first data packets is accessed. A number of the first data packets are identified as candidate data packets to be potentially transmitted over a network to a receiver. The number of candidate data packets is then reduced so that a number of... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025221 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for a hierarchical, redundant oam&p architecture for use in an ip multimedia subsystem (ims) network: Methods, systems, and computer program products for a hierarchical, redundant OAM&P architecture for use in an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a system for managing an Internet protocol multimedia system (IMS) network. The system includes a network operations, administration,... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080025222 - Method for finding minimal cost paths under uncertainty: A computer implemented method finds a path having a minimal expected cost through a network of nodes connected by arcs, in which the path is from a source node to a destination node, and in which a traversal time for traversing each arc is a random variable. An expected cost... Agent: Patent Department Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20080025223 - Determination of endpoint device location for efficient analysis of network performance: A network monitoring and analysis system is configured to conduct performance analysis on a network using a plurality of endpoint devices. Locations of respective endpoint devices for use in the performance analysis of the network are determined utilizing an algorithm which characterizes the network as a graph having edges and... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080025224 - Monitoring apparatus and monitored apparatus: A monitoring unit connected via a communication line to monitored units and serially receiving notifying information given from each of the monitored units with time division multiplexing communications, includes a receiving unit receiving information related to each of the monitored unit via the communication line from each monitored unit, a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080025225 - Test method for network relay apparatus and network relay apparatus: A transfer path in a router is set in a loop shape by a test processing unit. In a NP chip (network processor), decrement of a TTL value is inhibited by a test processing unit, and a routing table is set such that data are transmitted in order along the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080025226 - Fast detection of path failure for tcp: A system and method for detecting path failure in a network are described. The system and method include a network interface which receives packets over particular connections, and an agent able to monitor the network interface and start a no-traffic timer for each particular connection when a packet is received... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025227 - Method and system for handling fault messages in a network: A method and a system for handling fault messages in a network where a network device publishes fault messages related to the principal cause of the fault. The messages are received by a Network Management System (NMS) that identifies the source of the fault and sends a multicast message to... Agent: Craig E. Shinners Law Office Of Craig E. Shinners
20080025228 - Automated packet switch carrier health monitoring process: A system, method and computer program product are provided for determining the status of a packet-switched network by a computing device monitoring components that comprise the packet-switched network including a call-server, one or more gate-keepers, a TDM voice gateway, and one or more packet-switched routers. Te computing device is configured... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080025229 - Method and system for protecting communication networks from physically compromised communications: A method and system for protecting a packet switched network from compromised communications due to a physical intrusion in the network are disclosed. The network includes at least one network element having a detection device operable to detect a possible physical intrusion in a data communication path connected to the... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20080025230 - Applying quality of service to application messages in network elements based on roles and status: Network elements provide application-level QoS for application-layer messages processed therein. An application based message is examined upon IP reassembly thereof. Information is accessed about a sender of the message. A credential is assigned to the sender based on the sender information and/or a status validated for a device that sends... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080025231 - Machine learning approach for estimating a network path property: A network path property for nodes in a network is estimated using machine learning techniques. Network path property measurements for paths between nodes and a subset of node in the network are received. Using machine learning, the network path property for the nodes is estimated based on the network path... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025233 - Communication apparatus storage medium storing program executed by communication apparatus and network forming method: A communication apparatus including a determining device that determines a distance between the communication apparatus and a first managing device in a first network and a forming device that forms a second network in which the communication apparatus or another communication apparatus operates as a second managing device, where formation... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20080025232 - Method and system for network connection: A method to optimize a network connection on a network is disclosed. The method includes opening a socket listener on a device to listen for connections and initiating a first connection from the device to a server through the network. Sending a first message from the device via the first... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rsw
20080025234 - System and method of managing a computer network using hierarchical layer information: The system and method are disclosed for managing a computer network using hierarchical layer information comprising querying a device of the network to acquire information, determining a hierarchical layer of the device using the information, and storing information regarding the hierarchical layer of the device in a memory of a... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025235 - System and method for controlling communication in a multi-network environment: A hierarchical communication system, arranged in a spanning tree configuration, is described in which wired and wireless communication networks exhibiting substantially different characteristics are employed in an overall scheme to link portable or mobile computing devices. Copies of data, program code and processing resources are migrated from their source toward... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025236 - Method, base station and mobile station for tdd operation in a communication system: A generalized duplexing method, base station (122) and mobile station (118) for TDD operation in a communication system (100) having a primary carrier (310; 410) operating in TDD mode; and at least one secondary carrier (320; 420). The method supports half-duplex and full duplex modes of operation. The primary and... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20080025237 - Multiplex transmission apparatus, multiplex transmission system, and multiplex transmission method: A multiplex transmission apparatus for multiplexing and transmitting a synchronous signal synchronized with a clock signal and an asynchronous signal asynchronized with a clock signal, the apparatus includes a clock extracting unit that extracts a first clock from the synchronous signal, and a multiplexing unit that multiplexes the synchronous signal... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080025238 - Radio frequency detection assembly and method for detecting radio frequencies: A radio frequency detection assembly is described and which includes a radio frequency detector which detects a radio frequency emission produced by a radio frequency emitter from a given location which is remote relative to the radio frequency detector; a location assembly electrically coupled with the radio frequency detector and... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20080025239 - Method and apparatus for mass software download in mobile communication systems, and mobile communication system supporting the mass software download: Mass software download in a mobile communication system, in order to supply a plurality of terminals with the same download data, is performed as a multimedia broadcast/multicast service activated by the system when download data to be mass downloaded become available. The apparatus comprises a download management unit arranged to... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080025242 - System, method and computer program for transferring information on network: A network system including M terminals each connected to the network, and a certain of the M terminals includes memory for storing information about the M terminals including the certain terminal in a manner that each of the M terminals is associated with one of N groups (N<M). Upon receiving... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty
20080025240 - Cell specific retransmission of single frequency network mbms data: Providing for retransmission of SFN data, including SFN operated MBMS data, in a manner that preserves synchronization of scheduled SFN transmissions is disclosed herein. As an example, SFN data can be transmitted in a first allocation period, and an un-received or indecipherable SFN data packet associated with the SFN data... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025241 - Method and apparatus for broadcast multicast service in an ultra mobile broadband network: A method and apparatus for broadcast multicast service in an ultra mobile broadband network is provided. An apparatus is provided which is operable in a wireless communication system to provide a means for mapping broadcast flows to a broadcast multicast logical channel and transmitting the broadcast multicast logic channel on... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025243 - Mobile provisioning tool system: A mobile provisioning tool system including a software provisioning tool application. The mobile provisioning tool system includes mobile devices capable of conducting wireless communication with wireless access points. A carrier network is connected with the wireless access points and a customer network that includes at least one business application. A... Agent: Accenture Indy 33391 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20080025244 - Wireless/lan router queuing method and system: A queuing method and system for wireless/LAN routers processes and routes an incoming data packet from a wireless mobile network to a destination server. The system uses a wireless transport module to initiate storage of the data packet in a permanent storage device while simultaneously forwarding the data packet to... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20080025245 - Provision of wireless telephone, television and positioning services: An apparatus for providing wireless telephone, television and positioning services to an allocated space at a venue having alterable space allocations is provided. The apparatus includes a wireless communication sub-system configured to couple the apparatus to a wireless network to receive the services via respective sub-systems. A telephone connection sub-system... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP 1 First Canadian Place
20080025246 - Controlling forward link traffic channel power: Forward link transmission power to a user terminal in a wireless communications system having a plurality of beams is controlled by determining a baseline power level, Pbaseline, from a received active pilot channel signal-to-noise ratio (SNR); determining a power margin, Pmargin, from an identified interference susceptibility; determining a power level... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025247 - Indicating special transmissions in wireless communication systems: A wireless communication infrastructure entity assigns a plurality of schedulable wireless communication entities to a group wherein each entity is assigned a location within the group. The infrastructure entity indicates which of the plurality of schedulable wireless communication entities assigned to the group have been assigned a wireless resource, for... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080025248 - Space time block code communications with co-operative relays: Methods, systems and apparatuses are provided for transmitting and receiving space-time block coded data in a wireless communications system with co-operative relays. A source node transmits RF signals representing first and second sets of data symbols in respective first and second channels (in time frequency code or any combination) of... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20080025249 - 1xevdo wireless interface to enable communications via a satellite relay: A communication system is provided that allows a mobile terminal with an EVDO interface to perform VoIP communications via a satellite. The 1xEVDO physical layer frames and vocoder frames are synchronized and aligned to a known periodic time boundary for efficient transmission. A reverse link transmission rate is adjusted to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025250 - Method and system for setting paging indication sequences in paging messages: The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for setting a paging indication sequence (512) in paging messages (510). In one arrangement, the method can include the steps of—in a mixed media environment—receiving (212) incoming traffic designated for one or more mobile stations (112) in a paging group in... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20080025253 - Mobile terminal and method for notifying access router of ip address in wireless network: A mobile terminal and method of notifying an access router of an Internet protocol (IP) address of the mobile terminal in a wireless network are provided where a mobile terminal notifies an access router of an IP address of the mobile terminal, performing duplicate address detection (DAD) with respect to... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080025251 - Apparatus and method of providing relay service in broadband wireless access (bwa) communication system: An apparatus and method of providing relay service in a broadband wireless access (BWA) communication are provided. The communication method includes dividing an entire frequency band into a plurality of bands to support a plurality of links; determining subcarrier allocation schemes for the divided bands independently from one another; and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080025252 - Mobile station, base station, and mobile communication method: It is an objective of the present invention to efficiently use an uplink radio resource, when transmitting user data based on an uplink high efficient transmission method. A mobile station according to the present invention includes a transmission section configured to transmit high efficient uplink data channel frames for transmitting... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20080025256 - Multicasting techniques in wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising an access point (AP) capable of broadcasting to at least one mobile node in a wireless network, wherein the AP is further capable of utilizing differentiated broadcast policies for multicast transmissions within said wireless network.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080025255 - Multiple traffic types in a multicarrier system: Disclosed is a wireless communications system having multiple communication channel types in a multi-carrier system. The different channel types, which correspond to different data rates, are allocated depending on the type of session being initialized (its data rate requirements). This is accomplished using different orthogonal code lengths with different carriers... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20080025254 - Spectrum emission level variation in schedulable wireless communication terminal: A wireless communication entity schedulable in a wireless communication network, including a controller (603) communicably coupled to a power amplifier (608), wherein the controller varies a spectrum emissions level of the wireless communication entity based on the radio resource assignment information receiver by the radio receiver.... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080025257 - Method of downlink resource allocation in a sectorized environment: Methods and apparatus for communicating different size coded blocks of information in a wireless sectorized communications cell are described. Information may be categorized and formed into large, medium, and small coded blocks which may include error correction code bits based on the number of bits representing the information, time criticality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025258 - Uma/gan keep-alive mechanism in wireless communication networks: A wireless communication user terminal (200), and methods therein, wherein the terminal sends a keep-alive message upon expiration of a keep-alive timer, for example, a TU 3906 timer (250). In one embodiment, the timer is re-set upon transmission and/or receipt of certain messages before the timer expires. The keep-alive message... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080025259 - Wireless link monitoring and active troubleshooting: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method comprises transmitting a Layer 2 (L2) frame from a first wireless device. Upon receipt of a frame in response to the L2 frame, the first wireless device uses information conveyed in the frame to modify its functionality.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080025261 - Distributed policy services for mobile and nomadic networking: A method of disseminating topology information related to a subscriber in a system having one or more networks, each network having access devices and policy functions, includes identifying a current location of the subscriber by a serving policy function. The method further includes forwarding information relating to the current location... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080025262 - Method for performing handoff from wibro(wimax) service to wireless lan service and terminal apparatus using the same title: Embodiments of systems (e.g., the terminal apparatus) and methods according to the application can perform a handoff from a WiBro (wireless broadband) service to a wireless LAN service or from a WIMAX (worldwide interoperability for microwave access) service to a wireless LAN service. One embodiment can perform a communication according... Agent: The Fleshner Group, PLLC
20080025260 - Mobile station device for multicarrier transmission, base station device, and cell search method: A mobile station device which can correctly search for another cell quickly in a communication system using the OFCDM method. A blank subcarrier correlation calculating section (502) calculates the correlation between the blank subcarriers of the CPICH symbols adjacent to the cell signal of this mobile station device. A correlation-between-adjacent-symbols... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080025263 - Apparatus and method for transferring pdp context information for a terminal in the case of intersystem handover: A method of handing over of a mobile terminal from a first network to a second network. The method includes initiating a handover decision in a base station, sending a handover request to a MME, mapping, in the MME, between active SAE Bearers and required PDP contexts, and sending a... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080025264 - Method and apparatus for reducing interference in a wireless communication system: Method and apparatus for reducing interference in a wireless communication system when the source of interference is a deterministic component of the system. In one embodiment, the receiver weights the transmitters according to when the source of interference is transmitted. Further, the transmitter may employ power boosting to overcome the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025265 - Power control for reverse packet data channel in cdma systems: A method of reverse link power control for a reverse packet data channel in a wireless communication system allows a mobile station to autonomously change its data transmission rate. The mobile station transmits packet data over a reverse packet data channel having a data rate variant transmit power level that... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20080025266 - Method and apparatus for determining the content of bursts to be transmitted from a base station: A method and apparatus for determining the content in bursts to be transmitted from a base station in a mobile network on a broadcast frequency in specific timeslots of a broadcast frequency frame structure. A current state of the logical channel allocated to the forthcoming burst is checked, and the... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20080025267 - Method and apparatus for sending signaling for data transmission in a wireless communication system: Techniques for sending signaling for data transmission in a wireless communication system are described. A transmitter may process signaling for a data transmission based on a block code, a convolutional code, a transformation, etc. The signaling may comprise an identifier of an intended receiver for the data transmission and/or other... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025272 - Access port for a wireless network: A wireless local area network (WLAN) includes an access port coupled to a network; and a plurality of mobile units configured to receive outgoing data packets from the access port and to provide incoming data packets to the access port. The access port includes a processor and a packet encapsulation... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080025269 - Adaptively setting transmission power levels of nodes within a wireless mesh network: A method of adaptively setting a transmission power level of a node within a wireless mesh network is disclosed. The method includes monitoring a quality of a plurality of reverse direction links between the node and downstream nodes, and between the node and an upstream node, of the wireless mesh... Agent: Tropos Networks
20080025273 - Communication apparatus, network apparatus, communication system, communication method, communication program, and recording medium: The present invention relates to a communication apparatus including a plurality of interfaces and the interfaces are selected to enable detour call reception. A power-supplied interface is allowed to receive a call correspondingly to the selection of the interface. A plurality of networks (cellular network, WLAN network) and a communicating... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080025270 - Initiation of routing convergence by a mobile router in a mobile ad hoc network in response to reaching a minimum interval of stable relative proximity between at least one neighbor: Each mobile router in a mobile ad hoc network is configured for measuring a minimum interval of stable relative proximity (SProxMIN) between at least one neighbor before initiating convergence of a routing protocol. The minimum interval of stable relative proximity requires any variation in relative proximity between at least one... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20080025268 - Method and system for content-aware mapping/error protection using different spatial streams: Aspects of a method and system for content-aware mapping/error protection using different spatial streams are presented. Aspects of a system for handling multimedia information in a communication system may include a transmitter that enables control of a MAC layer and/or a PHY layer, in a wireless communication device to wirelessly... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025271 - Method and system for loss-less roaming with wireless bridging: Described is a method for transmitting a voice packet from a first access point (“AP”) to a mobile unit (“MU”), forwarding the voice packet from the first AP to a second AP when acknowledgement of receipt of the voice packet is not received by the first AP and transmitting the... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20080025274 - Method of generating a polling schedule for a wireless local area network: A method of generating a polling schedule for a plurality of access points and a plurality of mobile devices within a wireless local area network (WLAN) operating in accordance with a wireless communication protocol is provided. In the example method, a first polling schedule for polling each of the plurality... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080025276 - Wireless communication device for receiving mobile broadcasting signal and transmitting/receiving bluetooth signal with single antenna: Provided is a wireless communication device for receiving a mobile broadcasting signal and transmitting/receiving a Bluetooth® signal through a single antenna, which allows separation of the two signals using a difference in their frequency bands. A diplexer separates the signals using different band-pass filters. The signals are respectively input into... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080025275 - Wireless local area network and method thereof: The example method is directed to managing access points in a wireless local area network (WLAN) operating in accordance with a wireless communication protocol. The example method includes managing which of a plurality of access points in the wireless local area network handles communication with a wireless station, where each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080025278 - Method and apparatus for monitoring wireless network access: A system and method for monitoring wireless network access, and use of a detected wireless network connection are described. A client component (e.g., software component), or client, can be downloaded to a computing device, which leverages off of the computing device's ability to locate and establish a network connection. The... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20080025277 - Wireless lan system and control method and control program of wireless lan system: A wireless LAN system uses a single wireless telephone line. When a telephone apparatus outside the network originates a call to the LAN, the system allows establishment of wireless telephone communication between that telephone apparatus and a slave communication device. Each transmission/reception device is controlled to switch between a first... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20080025279 - Synchronization of multi-system wakeup: A method (200) for synchronizing wakeup of a second communication device (115) with wakeup of a first communication device (110). The method can include, on the first communication device, receiving a first message (135) from a communications network. The first message can indicate a first sleep/wake interval to be implemented... Agent: Cuenot & Forsythe, L.L.C.
20080025280 - System and method for relaying data: A data communication system includes a mobile station capable of receiving data communications directed to the mobile station, at least one relay station capable of relaying data between a base station and the mobile station, and the base station capable of assigning a connection identifier to the mobile station and... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L.L.P.
20080025281 - Device for a radio station: A device for a radio station has a first multiplexer provided with at least two inlets for receiving base hand data and an outlet for delivering base band data to an emission unit. The device is also provided with a first processing unit that is connected to the first inlet... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080025282 - Media type access category based channel management for a wireless network: A method for channel management in a wireless network is disclosed. The method begins by a mobile client device receiving active channel information corresponding to active channels from infrastructure devices. Based upon the active channel information, the mobile client device selects an infrastructure device for communicating data for at least... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080025283 - Method for reduced access delay in multiple access attempt exchanges: A system and method for reducing access delay associated with multiple access attempt exchanges in a communications network is provided. A system of the present invention may include a mobile station and a base station system for sending and receiving signals; an air interface link for carrying the signals; and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025284 - System for multi-frame alignment: A bidirectional communication system is provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a host; and a plurality of remote units, wherein a plurality of tones is shared among the plurality of remote units in order to communicate with the host using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, wherein the plurality of tones... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20080025285 - Frequency hopping method and apparatus in a wireless communication system: A method for supporting frequency hopping of a transmission apparatus by a reception apparatus in a wireless communication system supporting Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (HARQ). The method includes determining whether a particular transmission apparatus has a need to perform hopping of allocating a different logical channel every Transmission Time Interval... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080025286 - High-throughput scheduler with integer-based eligible number initialization: A scheduler is adapted to schedule packets or other data blocks for transmission from a plurality of transmission elements in timeslots of a frame in a communication system. In scheduling for a given frame, the scheduler determines eligible numbers for respective ones of the transmission elements that are eligible to... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080025287 - Method and apparatus for synchronization over 802.3af: A method and apparatus for synchronizing the timing of multiple Access Points and/or additional synchronization units under an Ethernet protocol using the 802.3AF ‘power over LAN’ scheme includes the steps of (a) arranging a cable comprising at least four pairs of twisted wires connected between two or more fixed Access... Agent: Philips Electronics North America Corporation Intellectual Property & Standards
20080025288 - Dual network types solution for computer interconnects: Briefly, according to an embodiment of the invention, a computing system comprises: a plurality of tightly coupled processing nodes; a plurality of circuit switched networks using a circuit switching mode, interconnecting the processing nodes, and for handling data transfers that meet one or more criteria; and a plurality of electronic... Agent: Michael J. Buchenhorner
20080025289 - Transaction flow and ordering for a packet processing engine, located within an input-output hub: An apparatus and method for controlling data traffic flow and data ordering of packet data between one or more peripheral devices and a processor/memory combination by using a packet processing engine, located within an input-output hub (IOH). The IOH may include a packet processing engine, and a switch to route... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080025290 - Distributed edge network: A router includes a least a portion of mailboxes assigned to services carried on a network and an external interface unit. The external interface unit writes incoming data to mailboxes of the network and enables customers to read from each mailbox assigned to their services. A mailbox unit includes a... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky
20080025291 - Portable voip service access module: A voice over IP (VoIP) softphone access module (VSAM) comprises a softphone client installed on a portable memory device (PMD). The softphone client is installed in its own read-only partition. The softphone client is adapted to autorun from the PMD when the PMD is connected to a computing device and... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20080025292 - Secure network identity allocation: A computer system is connectable to a network. The computer system includes a plurality of processing units, each of the processing units being provided with a respective network identity for communication with the network. At least one service processor is operable to allocate network identities to the processing units. A... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20080025293 - Method and apparatus for providing secure blast calls: Various embodiments provide a method and apparatus for providing secure blast calls. An example embodiment includes a secure blast call apparatus including a blast component to determine if a secure or a non-secure call connection is needed and to blast a call connection invite to a plurality of destination endpoints;... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080025294 - Voice over data telecommunications network architecture: The present invention describes a system and method for communicating voice and data over a packet-switched network that is adapted to coexist and communicate with a legacy PSTN. The system permits packet switching of voice calls and data calls through a data network from and to any of a LEC,... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20080025295 - Voice over data telecommunications network architecture: The present invention describes a system and method for communicating voice and data over a packet-switched network that is adapted to coexist and communicate with a legacy PSTN. The system permits packet switching of voice calls and data calls through a data network from and to any of a LEC,... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20080025296 - Conditional selection adder and method of conditional selection adding: Conditional selection adders include first and second signal generators and a summation circuit. The first signal generator is configured to generate a carry generation signal and a carry propagation signal in response to a pair of operands to be added. The second signal generator is configured to generate a carry... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20080025297 - Facilitating use of generic addresses by network applications of virtual servers: A virtualized processing environment includes one or more virtual servers. Applications of a virtual server listen on any of the addresses associated with that virtual server. This includes listening on multiple addresses should multiple addresses be assigned to the virtual server. The applications specify a generic address that allows them... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesitti P.C.
20080025302 - Method and system for managing network ports: A method of managing a network port, comprising the steps of: a networking application requesting to listen on the network port; a networking layer opening the port for listening; and the networking layer maintaining the port open for listening if the execution of the networking application halts.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080025300 - Method and/or apparatus for enabling voice packet redundancy: A subscriber device capable of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communication via a wireless connection with an 802.11 access point to an Internet Protocol (IP) based network includes a codec for encoding a signal into a Real Time Protocol (RTP) packet and a controller for controlling a bit-rate at which... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080025298 - Techniques for balancing throughput and compression in a network communication system: A method and apparatus is disclosed for balancing throughput and compression in a network communication system. A message is received. A first compression mechanism is applied to the message to generate a first compressed message, where applying the first compression mechanism comprises gathering compression information. Based on the compression information,... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080025299 - Techniques for exchanging dhcp information among dhcp relay agents and dhcp servers: A technique involves exchanging DHCP relay agent information with a DHCP server. In particular, the technique involves receiving a DHCP message en route from a DHCP client to the DHCP server. The DHCP message includes (i) a non-option portion having a client identifier identifying the DHCP client and (ii) an... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20080025301 - Method and system for scheduling utilization of resources, related communication network and computer program product: A system for scheduling utilization of a service resource by a plurality of flows of information packets, wherein the flows include rate-guaranteed synchronous flows and best-effort asynchronous flows, the asynchronous flows exploiting the service capacity of the resource left unexploited by the synchronous flows. A server visits the flows, in... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080025306 - Internet protocol television system, method for providing internet protocol multicast tv signal, tv transferring apparatus, and tv receiving apparatus: According to one embodiment, an Internet protocol TV system includes a TV station which broadcasts an Internet protocol (IP) multicast TV signal to a multicast-compatible network on an IP network, a first receiving apparatus which receives the TV signal via the multicast-compatible network, a second receiving apparatus disposed on a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080025303 - Method and system for billing network usage in a network: Methods, systems and apparatus for billing network usage in a network are provided. Statistics of subscribers' network usage and subscriber information are transmitted from a plurality of First Hop Multicast Routers (FHMRs) to a Net Flow Collection Server (NFCS). The NFCS consolidates the statistics received and subscriber information into a... Agent: Craig E. Shinners Law Office Of Craig E. Shinners
20080025304 - Method and system for reducing latency in a multi-channel multicast streaming environment in content-delivery networks: Methods, systems and apparatus for reducing apparent latency in content-delivery networks are provided. Sources multicast certain ‘preview multicast streams’ to multiple subscribers. These preview multicast streams provide pre-recorded content of multicast streams. When a subscriber switches to a desired multicast stream, pre-recorded content of the desired multicast stream is reconstructed... Agent: Craig E. Shinners Law Office Of Craig E. Shinners
20080025305 - Multicasting system and network device to transmit data as an agency and a method thereof: A multicasting system and a network device to transmit data as an agency, and a method of transmitting data as an agency. The multicasting system to transmit data as an agency according to an embodiment of the present general inventive concept includes a first network device to transmit a power... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20080025308 - Classifying data packet protocol values: An apparatus for classifying data packet protocol values in a packet architecture comprising a packet header and a packet payload including an extension header is described. The apparatus comprises a processor configured to specify a packet protocol value in an extension header of a type requiring mandatory examination by at... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080025310 - Data relaying apparatus, data relaying method, and computer product: A data relaying apparatus includes an encrypting unit and a decrypting unit. The encrypting unit receives data from a first computing device from among computing devices, encrypts the received data, and forwards the encrypted data to a first storage device from among storage devices. The decrypting unit receives encrypted data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080025311 - Path control apparatus and table updating method: A receiving unit receives a frame from any one of a plurality of ports. When it is determined that there is no entry to which a correspondence relation for a transmission-source address of the received frame can be registered in a management table, a selecting unit detects an indicator bit... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080025307 - System and method for pushing information from a source device to an available destination device: A method is provided for delivering data from a source device to one of a plurality of destination devices. The method includes the steps of accepting identification of a user of the plurality of destination devices and accepting data to be sent to the user; transferring the user identification and... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400
20080025309 - Technique for multiple path forwarding of label-switched data traffic: A technique for multiple path forwarding of label-switched data traffic in a communication network across multiple paths such that traffic associated with a particular label-switched path (LSP) is forwarded on the same path in the network. An incoming label associated with a packet is used to select an Equal Cost... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20080025312 - Zero-header compression for improved communications: A communication system is disclosed in which a mobile terminal having limited power is able to communicate with a land-based network via a low-rate satellite communication link. To achieve VoIP communications via a low-rate link, link-layer assisted zero-header header compression techniques are employed to reduce VoIP packet overheads. Additionally, overheads... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025313 - Communication network apparatus and method: A communication network apparatus and method for routing communication signals from a source device to a receiving device. The apparatus performs only local processing on communication signals to thereby increase the speed of processing the signals. A plurality of the processing nodes are combined into a plurality of sub-networks that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20080025314 - Method of processing control information in a mobile communication system: A method of processing control information in a mobile communication system is disclosed, by which an RRC connection setup can be quickly completed and by which control information can be processed without an unnecessary standby of a mobile terminal. The present invention includes the steps of receiving a plurality of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080025315 - System and method for identifying upper layer protocol message boundaries: Systems and methods that identify the Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) message boundaries are provided. In one example, a method that identifies ULP message boundaries is provided. The method may include one or more of the following steps: attaching a framing header of a frame to a data payload to form... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025317 - Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating radio sub-system selection in a packet radio communication system: Apparatus, and an associated method, for selecting a radio subsystem in a radio communication system. Selection is made in a manner that optimizes better the selection for communication of data pursuant to a data communication service. A network capacity analyzer includes a capacity indicia collector that collects metric information associated... Agent: Docket Clerk
20080025318 - Systems and methods for dynamically customizable quality of service on the edge of a network: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for communicating data to provide quality of service at the edge of a network. The method includes receiving data, prioritizing the data based at least in part on a priority algorithm included in a dynamic link library, and communicating the data.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025316 - Methods and apparatus to provision name-servers: Methods and apparatus are disclosed to provision name-servers. An example method disclosed herein includes associating a plurality of ranges of threshold numbers with respective ones of a plurality of name-servers, computing a number based on an identifier for a plurality of subscribers, locating at least one of the plurality of... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20080025320 - Method and apparatus for providing access to real time control protocol information for improved media quality control: Various embodiments provide methods and systems operable to provide access to real time control protocol (RTCP) information for improved media quality control. An example embodiment includes a message processor to receive a message, the message including information indicative of an RTP port identifier, and to add to the received message... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080025319 - Techniques to expedite retransmission of arq blocks using temporal relationships in wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising retransmitting Automatic Repeat request (ARQ) blocks from a subscriber station (SS) to a base station (BS) without waiting for a timer to expire or depending on an explicit NACK from the BS. An embodiment of the present invention may further... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080025321 - Method and system for synchronizing access points in a wireless network: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for synchronizing access points in a wireless network includes determining a service set identifier of a selected access point in the wireless network. The service set identifier identifies a name of a wireless connection. The method also includes determining an virtual... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080025324 - Communication apparatus, communication method, program for controlling communication apparatus, storage medium storing program: When a station, which associates itself in a wireless network, wants to make transmission/reception of traffic with a certain characteristic, it makes the transmission/reception as it expects. To this end, a communication apparatus which has an access point function and station function determines if the transmission/reception of the traffic with... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20080025322 - Monitoring of data packets in a fabric: A method of monitoring network traffic in a fabric and a Fibre Channel network are provided. The method includes: transmitting a monitoring configuration message to a plurality of fabric elements in a Fibre Channel network, said monitoring configuration message including classification criteria identifying packets to be monitored; receiving copies of... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20080025323 - Multi-layer multi-hop wireless system: The present disclosure relates generally to a system and method for a multi-layer multi-hop wireless system. In one example, the method includes dividing information to be sent from a source node to a destination node via a relay node into at least first and second segments. A signal containing the... Agent: Timothy F. Bliss
20080025325 - Method and apparatus for providing mobile ip service through a network address translation gateway: Method and apparatus for providing Mobile internet protocol (IP) service through a network address translation gateway. In one example, a gateway between a local area network (LAN) and a wide area network (WAN) is provided. A foreign agent (FA) module is configured to advertise a care-of address (CoA) on the... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20080025328 - Method for anonymous communication between end-users over a network: A method is disclosed for enabling an end-user or other type of communication party using or residing at an IP based network to on-line select and communicate to another end-user without revealing their identity. The selection of an end-user is performed by an Internet bot that is able to access... Agent: Michaelson & Associates
20080025326 - Security model for application and trading partner integration: A security model is provided that controls access to a secured application. Under the security model, a submitting user is authenticated when the user submits a message to have the application perform an action. The application is then used to determine if the submitting user is authorized to submit messages... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20080025327 - System and method for detecting customer premise equipment behind a router on a data-over-cable system: A system and method permits a network management agent executing on a customer premise equipment (CPE) component to determine whether a router is coupled between the CPE component and the cable modem through which the CPE component communicates with a data-over-cable network. The network management agent executing on the CPE... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20080025329 - Media independent multi-rat function in a converged device: A communication device configured to facilitate a mesh network includes a media independent mesh function (MIMF) configured to exchange media independent mesh information between peer mesh entities.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080025330 - Method and system for dynamic information exchange on mesh network devices: A method and system for dynamic information exchange on mesh network devices. A mesh network device with integrated features creates an N-way mesh network with a full mesh network topology or a partial mesh network or an ad-hoc network topology. The mesh network device is able to dynamically exchange information... Agent: Lesavich High-tech Law Group, P.C.
20080025331 - Communication system, connection adapter for communication device and network router: A connection adapter is arranged to intervene between a communication device for connection to a radio packet communication network and high-level equipment that performs communication using the communication device. Also, a tunnel is formed between the connection adapter and a network router in a radio packet communication network to pass... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20080025332 - Method for protecting data service in metropolitan transmission network: The present invention discloses a method for protecting a data service in Metropolitan Area Transport Networks, a work path for services transport is established between a source node and a work destination node of the services in the Metropolitan Area Transport Network, and the method includes: setting a protection destination... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20080025333 - Method for control management based on a routing protocol: A packet transmission network, a plurality of routers have sessions among them based on a routing protocol to exchange routing and/or connectivity data indicating paths for transmitting packets over the network. Each router maintains a first routing table including data sent to another of said routers, and a second routing... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20080025334 - Systems and methods for assured communications with quality of service: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for facilitating communication of data. A method includes communicating data including prioritizing a block of data, setting an indicator in a header of the block of data, transmitting the block of data, and retransmitting the block of data. The indicator indicates... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080025335 - Communication network apparatus and method: A communication network apparatus and method for routing communication signals from a source device to-a receiving device. The apparatus performs only local processing on communication signals to thereby increase the speed of processing the signals. A plurality of the processing nodes are combined into a plurality of sub-networks that comprise... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080025336 - Apparatus and method for scheduling multiuser/single user in multiple input multiple output (mimo) system: An apparatus and method for scheduling a multiuser and a single user in a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) system are provided. The method for scheduling a multiuser and a single user at BS in MIMO system includes determining ratios of MultiUser-MIMO (MU-MIMO) chunks and Single User-MIMO (SU-MIMO) chunks to... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20080025337 - Apparatus and method for handling control channel reception/decoding failure in a wireless voip communication system: A base station (103) assigns a set of mobile stations (101) to a group wherein the group will share a set of radio resources (710). A shared control channel information element (501) is sent to the group of mobile stations (101) and provides a bitmap having fields for group ordering... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080025338 - Data transmission with supplemental resources: Communication systems and methods that minimize repetition of data packets in the presence of supplemental resources are disclosed. Control channels not engaged in transmission of control messages are dynamically allocated to carry traffic data. The data packets that comprise the traffic data are processed in accordance with various schemes and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080025339 - Terminal-based contention free low overhead access: A station of a wireless local area network, the station includes a joining unit configured to join one of a plurality of cliques or to create a new clique, wherein each of the plurality of cliques includes at least one station and wherein each station in a clique can hear... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080025340 - Transmitting recorded material: Recorded material such as video is transmitted in compressed form to a receiver, which has a buffer for smoothing differences between the data rate received and that consumed by a decoder that follows. The whole of the recording is analysed to determine a point at which to commence playing such... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080025341 - Method and system for granting of channel slots: A system (100) and method (500) for method for channel slot granting is provided. The method includes estimating (502) a temperature of a device (102), adjusting (504) a duty-cycle of the device based on the temperature, sending (506) the duty-cycle to a base station (110) and allocating (510) time slots... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20080025342 - Method and apparatus for allocating transmission opportunity in communication system: In an apparatus for allocating a transmission opportunity (TXOP) of a communication system, the amount of transmittable data of the respective terminals during a first TXOP allocated to the respective terminals is calculated based on data rates of the respective terminals, an average data amount for the respective terminals is... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080025343 - A network interface for a wireless communication device: A communication device includes a network interface that communicatively interfaces an IP protocol layer and an SMS protocol stack. The network interface includes an adaptation layer that receives IP packets from the IP protocol layer, and outputs the IP packets to the SMS protocol stack. A transmitter circuit transmits the... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20080025344 - Maintaining consistency among multiple timestamp counters distributed among multiple devices: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for maintaining consistency among timestamp counters distributed among multiple devices. When timestamp counters are distributed among multiple physical devices, variances in their timestamp values can occur, such as, but not limited to those cause by variances among... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20080025346 - Method and device for synchronizing and multiplexing asynchronous signals: A method and an apparatus for synchronizing and multiplexing asynchronous signals are presented that enable the plurality of asynchronous signals to be processed without increasing the scale of circuitry. Clock phase absorption sections allow respective asynchronous STM-N signals to switch to a system clock signal. In accordance with the system... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080025345 - Methods and systems for buffer management: Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for buffer management in which the error in the local clock may be estimated based on synchronization corrections.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20080025347 - Method and system for dynamic latency management and drift correction: Latency in a real-time electronic communication is dynamically managed. A communication delay arising from a receiving data buffer is measured and a latency adjustment necessary to adjust the size of the communication delay to within a predetermined range and an optimal range for a size of the communication delay are... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.01/24/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080019262 - Wireless communication apparatus: This invention relates to methods, apparatus, and processor control code for signal detection in Multiple Input Multiple Output Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (MIMO-OFDM) communications systems. A method for determining outputs from a received signal in a lattice-reduction-aided receiver based multi-carrier wireless communications system having a plurality of sub-carriers divided into... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080019263 - Orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplex-packet-aggregation (ofdm-pa) for wireless network systems using error-correcting codes: A multiple-access communications downlink uses OFDM and error-correcting codes to send data to multiple terminals from a single access point, in which packets of message information for multiple users are aggregated and encoded into a single error-correction codeword, in which assigned time slots corresponding to specific OFDM symbols are used... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080019264 - System and method for maintaining state synchronization in redundant ima group protection switching: A system and method are provided for redundancy protection of IMA groups. A protection IMA state machine is synchronized with a working IMA state machine before a hot redundant switch is made. The SCCI number is transmitted directly from the working IMA state machine to the protection state machine over... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20080019265 - Systems and methods for configuring a network to include redundant upstream connections using an upstream control protocol: A network includes a primary upstream node associated with a predetermined type of traffic, and a secondary upstream node that is associated with the predetermined type of traffic and is communicatively coupled to the primary upstream node. The network also includes a plurality of traffic nodes communicatively coupled to the... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20080019266 - Path flow formulation for fast reroute bypass tunnels in mpls networks: A path-flow formulation of defining MPLS FRR bypass LSPs is presented. The path-flow formulation comprises first identifying a set of candidate bypass LSPs, each of which meets various network constraints and has an explicit route around a network facility to be protected. The constraints may include Quality of Service (QoS)... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20080019268 - Design for redundant capability in a fiber optic network: In one embodiment, a system includes a first gateway router and second gateway router that are communicatively coupled to an optical line terminal. The system further includes an optical network terminal communicatively coupled to the optical line terminal, wherein the optical network terminal is configured to direct communications from the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080019267 - Systems, methods, and apparatus to prioritize communications in ip multimedia subsystem networks: Systems, methods and apparatus are disclosed to prioritize communications in Internet protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) networks. An example method disclosed herein includes receiving a telephone number (TN), locating an ENUM database record for the TN specifying at least one non-IMS destination, receiving a plurality of current call parameters, and accessing... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20080019269 - Proactive mechanism for supporting the global management of vehicle traffic flow: The invention addresses the disadvantage of automated vehicle traffic management systems by providing a solution for predicting and avoiding traffic congestion before the congestion is experienced. The invention includes a decentralized mechanism for predicting congestion. An exemplary embodiment of the invention uses a system of sensors to determine current traffic... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20080019270 - Arrangement and method for delayed re-allocation of addresses: The present invention relates to an arrangement, in a communications network, for allocating addresses to users or clients connecting to the network. It comprises at least one address holding means holding a plurality of addresses and allocating control means for, from said address holding means, allocating addresses to the users... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20080019271 - Method of managing a mobility profile of a mobile node under an internet protocol version 6 (ipv6)-based localized mobility management: A method of managing a mobility profile of a mobile node that uses a local mobility agent for managing a local mobility domain. The method includes obtaining and recording local temporary addresses, connection link temporary addresses and binding update times of the respective mobile nodes in a cacheable memory of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019272 - Multiplexing of ds1 traffic across wired and wireless ethernet devices: Apparatuses and methods for multiplexing of DS1 traffic across wired and wireless Ethernet devices. A transmitter sends data packets to a receiver through an Ethernet system. The transmitter includes a modeling module that constructs a modeled jitter buffer corresponding to a receiver jitter buffer located at the receiver. The transmitter... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20080019275 - Efficiently assigning precedence values to new and existing qos filters: A wireless data network delivers packets from a network router to a mobile station so that each application running on the mobile station receives an adequate quality of service (QoS). The mobile station sends configuration messages to the network router containing prioritized filters associated with each application. The router filters... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019273 - Method for call traffic management in asb of cdma 1x system: The present invention relates to a method for processing call traffic in an ATM Switch Block (ASB) in a CDMA 1x system. The CDMA 1x system comprises a Base Transceiver System (BTS), which comprises an OA, a High-speed Transfer and Selector Block (HTSB), an ATM Switch Block (ASB), an ATM... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20080019274 - Notifying network applications of receive overflow conditions: A method for notifying a packet destination that includes receiving a packet by a network interface card (NIC), where the packet destination is a destination of the packet, classifying the packet, forwarding the packet to one of a plurality of receive rings on the NIC, determining whether the one of... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080019276 - Content distribution management device: The content distribution management device is a content distribution management device that manages content distribution in the case where a transmitter distributes a content to a plurality of receivers, the content distribution management device including a registration information/counter changing unit (205) which sets, in a registration information/counter holding unit (203),... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080019277 - Method for mitigating adverse processor loading in a personal computer implementation of a wireless local area network adapter: A personal computer's (PC) microprocessor is used to provide both the physical layer (PHY) and media access control (MAC) processing functions required to implement a wireless local area network (WLAN) adapter. This technique uses the polling mechanism associated with the power save (PS) functionality of WLAN protocol to relieve networking... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, L.L.P.
20080019278 - Network congestion analysis: Application messages are segregated into message paths, and the delays of the transmitted packets associated with each message path are independently analyzed to distinguish propagation, bandwidth, congestion, and protocol delays. To further distinguish the congestion delays, all of the paths of the application messages are assessed to identify delays induced... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20080019279 - Method and apparatus for estimating radio link status in a packet-switched network system: A method and apparatus for estimating the radio link status between all MS and a BS in a wireless communication system are provided, in which the MS and the BS make the same decision as to the radio link status. The method and apparatus provide a radio link status estimation... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080019280 - Detecting and differentiating sata loopback modes: A method according to one embodiment may include communicating, by a far end device with a near end device, using a Serial ATA (SATA) communications protocol; receiving, by the far end device, a SATA signal sequence having two bits, the state of which define at least one loopback mode; defining,... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Intellevate
20080019282 - Methods and apparatus for improved determination of network metrics: A metric measurement mechanism is used to determine network characteristics such as latency and round trip time with more precision than that available from layer three metric measurement mechanisms. The metric measurement mechanism can use the same architecture used by layer three metric measurement mechanisms while more accurately measuring network... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20080019281 - Reuse of available source data and localizations: Generally described, aspects of the present invention are directed toward providing available source data and localized information to a user. More specifically, a source string is obtained and used to retrieve a corresponding set of available source data. The source data can include available resources or available content. Further, the... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20080019283 - Performance measurement in a packet transmission network: In a data packet transmission network, a stream of packets of data sent by a first terminal passes in transit through at least one network equipment with which there is associated a stream measurement unit, wherein said first terminal and said measurement unit are connected to a collection unit. The... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20080019284 - Determining group availability on different communication media: Techniques are disclosed for determining, for each candidate communication medium, the availability of one or more telecommunications endpoint users for participating in a communication session of interest (i.e., either new or existing) via the evaluated medium. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment of the present invention, an availability manager determines... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20080019287 - Device discovery method, network device capable of performing the method, and storage medium thereof: A device discovery apparatus and method for discovering a device in a plurality of channels in a service network using a beacon period are provided. The apparatus includes: a beacon period detection module which detects a beacon period by scanning one channel according to a scan order of the plurality... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019290 - Information processing device and method thereof, and computer program product: An information processing device is configured to be connected via a network to a plurality of external devices and output data through one of the external devices. The information processing device includes a characteristic information acquiring unit, a device searching unit, and a port generating unit. The characteristic information acquiring... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080019286 - Method and apparatus for optical network alarm/event management: Managing optical network alarms and events reported by multiple network nodes is described. In some embodiments, alarms or events of the same, similar, or different types are monitored and consolidated into a consolidated alarm or event. The consolidated alarms or events may be forwarded to another network node. An alarm... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20080019285 - Rule-based system for determining user availability: Techniques are disclosed for determining, for each candidate communication medium, the availability of one or more telecommunications endpoint users for participating in a communication session of interest (i.e., either new or existing) via the evaluated medium. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment of the present invention, an availability manager determines... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20080019288 - System and method for managing domain-state information: A system and method are provided for managing domain-state information. The system includes a client that is connected with a legacy device, and sends a request for domain-state information of the legacy device, and a state-management server that transmits the domain-state information to the client in response to the request.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019289 - Method for building ad hoc network, ad hoc network buiding program, and terminal: Before software for a routing protocol in a second wireless terminal receives a routing packet between a first wireless terminal and the second wireless terminal that are both included in an ad hoc network, stability determining software determines whether or not a link between the first wireless terminal, which is... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080019291 - Distributed presence management in peer-to-peer networks: f
20080019292 - Determining user availability based on the expected duration of a new event: Techniques are disclosed for determining, for each candidate communication medium, the availability of one or more telecommunications endpoint users for participating in a communication session of interest (i.e., either new or existing) via the evaluated medium. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment of the present invention, an availability manager determines... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20080019293 - Apparatus and method for assigning resource in a mobile communication system: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for assigning resource in a mobile communication system. In an IP-based next generation mobile communication system, vocoder voice data between a media gateway and a base station controller is not concentrated into a particular vocoder resource but uniformly assigned to all vocoder resources, thereby... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080019294 - Wireless communications system: The present invention is a wireless communications system for simultaneously establishing a basic access network and a wireless access network using at least two kinds of wireless communication networks. The basic access network executes signaling communication in which communication is controlled so as to be continuously switched, whereas the wireless... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080019295 - Power saving system and method for wireless communication system: A power saving method applied in a wireless local area network (WLAN) includes an access point and at least one mobile station. The power saving method includes the following steps. The power saving method includes the following steps. One of the at least one mobile station enters an active mode,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080019296 - Content distributing system and content distributing method: A content distributing system wherein the reliability of receiving content data in wireless sections is improved to realize a more reliable content data distribution. When performing a data download communication (e.g., MBMS communication mode) using a multicast, a distribution managing apparatus (102) produces and broadcasts an MBMS communication mode initiation... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080019297 - Method and system for sending and receiving satellite digital radio programming information for multiple channels: A method and system for communicating satellite digital radio program information for multiple satellite channels is provided. The method includes the steps of providing multiple satellite signals, and providing multiple data frames in each of the satellite signals. The method also includes the steps of providing frame synchronization symbols in... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20080019298 - System and method for communicating using a plurality of tdma mesh networks having efficient bandwidth use: In accordance with a non-limiting example of the present invention, a communications system includes a plurality of Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) mesh networks, each comprising a plurality of wireless nodes, each having a transmitter and receiver that communicate on a primary and at least one secondary frequency, and communicate... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20080019300 - Ad-hoc groups in sip/simple: A method for ad-hoc group presence management, the method including configuring a presence server to receive information regarding a group and entities belonging to the group and create a group presentity associated with the group, and providing information regarding a group and its entities to the presence server, thereby causing... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20080019303 - Adaptive resource allocation for orthogonal frequency division multiple access: Disclosed is an adaptive hardware resource allocation architecture that results in power consumption reduction. The architecture incorporates a novel concept in that the system resources can be optimally configured based on estimated processing requirements for the OFDMA mobile unit. The estimation is based on data burst attributes, data burst statistics,... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP
20080019302 - Hitless restart mechanism for non-stop data-forwarding in the event of l3-mobility control-plane failure in a wireless switch: Techniques and technologies are provided for restarting a first wireless switch when the first wireless switch fails. For example, after the first wireless switch fails, the first wireless switch transmits a restart message to its peer wireless switches to begin re-establishing peering sessions with peer wireless switches. The first wireless... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080019301 - Wireless adaptive packet control message apparatus, systems, and methods: Embodiments of wireless adaptive control message apparatus, systems, and methods are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080019304 - Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating network selection by a roaming mobile node: Apparatus, and an associated method, by which to facilitate operation of a roaming mobile node to perform a packet communication service. When the mobile node roams beyond its home network, detection is made of the available networks in whose coverage area that the mobile node roams together with the communication... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd
20080019299 - Measurement, collection, distribution and reporting of atmospheric data: For improved reliability and relevancy of reporting of atmospheric condition data, faster access to the data, and more geographically granular collection of data, data pertaining to atmospheric conditions is measured at network towers, collected, managed, distributed and presented according to a requested service. Weather data is measured and collected at... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080019305 - Allocating channels in multi-user or multi-service real-time transmissions of wireless packet data: A method and an apparatus for allocating channels in at least one of a multi-user and a multi-service environment for transmitting real-time traffic data in a wireless packet data network is provided. The method comprises determining a desired transmission rate for a first mobile station to allocate a unique frequency... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080019309 - Communication apparatus and method in broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for setting a guard band with respect to an asynchronous Base Station (BS) in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The BS includes a controller for generating a control signal to set a guard band when a time offset occurs between BSs; a mapper for... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080019308 - Reception of data with adaptive code rate over wireless network: The present invention relates to a method for receiving a data by an adaptive code rate over a wireless network. First, a first data packet and a second data packet both corresponding to an identical portion of the data are encoded and received by a first puncturing matrix. If the... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & D'alessandro, LLC
20080019306 - Apparatus and method for fast access in a wireless communication system: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate a fast access in a wireless communication system, such as OFDMA. According to various aspects, the system and methods are described for transmitting an access probe, receiving a first grant message, wherein the first grant message comprises a portion representing a first identification,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019310 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing anytime preemptive re-transmissions: The exemplary embodiments of this invention provide apparatus, methods and computer program products that enable a transmitter to preemptively re-transmit data blocks (e.g., RLC/MAC blocks) without relying on acknowledgment information from the receiver. In one exemplary, non-limiting embodiment, a method includes: determining whether at least one criterion is fulfilled; transmitting... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080019307 - Multicast/broadcast reporting for wireless networks: Facilitating feedback to a third generation partnership project (3GPP) long term evolution (LTE) or subsequent network is described herein. By way of example one or more blocks of downlink transmission resources (e.g., downlink channel) can be correlated to one or more blocks of uplink transmission resources (e.g., uplink channel) during... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019311 - Random access burst transmission scheme: An apparatus for transmitting and receiving signals in a wireless telecommunication system and to a method for transmitting random access bursts in such an apparatus. The apparatus includes a transmitter for transmitting random access bursts, a receiver for receiving acknowledgement information confirming a successful transmission of a random access burst,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080019315 - Ad-hoc communication method and communication system between terminals: An ad-hoc communication system is proposed, which performs ad-hoc communication between terminals, and combines the advantages of the FDMA modulation method and TDMA method with the advantages of the CSMA method. Each terminal of the ad-hoc communication system includes a signal generation portion, which provides a plurality of subchannels in... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080019313 - Distributed client information database of a wireless network: A method of selecting access points of a wireless network as redundant aggregation devices is disclosed. The method includes monitoring parameters of the access points. A plurality of the access points are selected as redundant aggregation devices based upon the monitored access point parameters. Each of the redundant aggregation devices... Agent: Tropos Networks
20080019312 - Efficient mechanisms for mapping harq connections to mac layer connections and scheduling in the presence of harq: Embodiments of mapping a HARQ enabled MAC layer connection into multiple HARQ connections and scheduling packet transmission via the HARQ connections in mechanisms are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080019314 - Reverse link pilot transmission for a wireless communication system: Techniques to transmit pilot on a CDMA segment on the reverse link in a wireless communication system are described. A terminal generates a scrambling sequence based on its pilot information. The pilot information may be used for the entire duration of a call by the terminal and for all sectors... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019317 - Location based, software control of mobile devices: Methods are disclosed for controlling mobile computing devices such as laptops, PDAs and cellular telephones, based on their location. A mobile computing device may include a software-rendered map of defined geographic regions, location handlers for defining behavior of a mobile device in a given geographic region, and a location handling... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation
20080019316 - Method of migrating processes between networks and network system thereof: To eliminate interruption of a service used by a user and reset of communication caused by switching of an operating server such as a process migration or the like. On receiving a session migration start request, server/network cooperation control means 2 issues an operating server-switching control start notification to an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019320 - Method, device, computer program, and apparatus providing embedded status information in handover control signaling: A method providing embedded status information in handover control related messages. The method is operable in an E-UTRAN environment and supports ARQ scheme considerations. A device, computer program and apparatus are also disclosed.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080019318 - Cryptographic optimisation for duplicate address detection: Cryptographic Optimisation for Duplicate Address Detection Cryptographic Optimisation for Duplicate Address Detection is achieved by providing access routers with the cryptographic key and auxiliary parameters such that the access routers can generate CGA addresses on behalf of the MN and return these CGA addresses to the MN.... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080019319 - Method and apparatus for performing ip configuration after handoff in wlan: Techniques for performing IP configuration after handoff in a WLAN are described. A station associates with a first access point in the WLAN and performs IP configuration to obtain a first set of IP configuration parameters. The station thereafter exchanges data via the first access point using the first set... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019321 - Multi-hop relay system and data transmission method employed by the same: Provided are a multi-hop relay system and a data transmission method employed by the multi-hop relay system. In multi-hop relay system, a relay station measures quality measurement information of fast feedback channels between the relay stations and two or more mobile stations and transmitting the quality measurement information of fast... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20080019322 - Method for allocating uati in a mobile communication system for high-speed data transmission: A signaling processing method for allocating a UATI (Unicast Access Terminal Identifier) to a given AT (Access Terminal) in a mobile communication system including ANs (Access Networks) each having an BS (Access Network Controller), for communicating by radio with ATs, and at least one DLR (Data Location Register) connected to... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080019324 - Interference prediction apparatus, interference prediction method, and interference prediction program in computer-readable medium: An interference prediction apparatus capable of predicting a wireless channel in which channel interference occurs, measures a received signal strength for each wireless channel and predicts an interference area of the wireless channel in which channel interference occurs for each wireless channel on the basis of the received signal strength... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080019323 - Sgsn and ggsn integration: A combined GGSN and SGSN Gateway GPRS Support Node has been disclosed com-prising at least one application unit comprising: SGSN user plane functionality, serving node user plane functionality, SU; SGSN control plane activation functionality, serving node control plane functionality, SC; GGSN user plane functionality, gateway node user plane functionality, GU,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080019325 - Traffic modeling for packet data communications system dimensioning: A packet-based communications network is dimensioned based on a maximum number of users able to receive a predetermined target throughput of data over a predetermined number of channels. For each of an incremental number of users, at least one blocking probability is calculated, based on a traffic distribution model, and... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080019326 - Determining whether a transimission signal block was fully transmitted based on bit error probability: Methods, apparatuses, and systems to determine whether a transmission signal block was fully transmitted are described herein. The determination may be made at least in part by calculating one or more bit error probabilities for one or more to be transmitted bursts of the transmission signal block.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20080019327 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data control channel in a packet data communication system: A method for transmitting/receiving a data control channel in a wireless communication system that transmits packet data. The transmission method includes transmitting packet data over a packet data channel, transmitting a control channel and receiving an ACKnowledgement (ACK) signal from a terminal that has received the control channel. The reception... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080019328 - System and method for synchronizing tdma mesh networks: A communications system includes a plurality of Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) mesh networks formed by a plurality of wireless nodes. Each plurality of wireless nodes within a respective TDMA mesh network comprises a transmitter and receiver that communicate on a primary and optionally at least one secondary frequency and... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20080019329 - Hybrid coordination function (hcf) access through tiered contention and overlapped wireless cell mitigation: A method and system reduce interference between overlapping first and second wireless LAN cells in a medium. Each cell includes a respective plurality of member stations and there is at least one overlapped station occupying both cells. An inter-cell contention-free period value is assigned to a first access point station... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080019333 - Apparatus, system and method for providing services through a multi-mode wireless terminal device: A multi-mode wireless terminal device includes a first network interface for communicating with a first wireless network and a second network interface for communicating with a second wireless network. The second wireless network offers services that are not necessarily provided by the first wireless network. The multi-mode wireless terminal device... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20080019337 - Data transmission method and a base station: A data transmission method and a base station in a telecommunication system are provided. The base station comprises a first transmitter for transmitting a downlink packet transmission, a first receiver for receiving uplink packet transmission, a first controller for checking whether a packet is received successfully, thus obtaining a correct... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20080019330 - Dynamic network management apparatus and dynamic network management method: A technology is disclosed for certainly performing dynamic routing and error checking processes in the mobile network. According to this technology, the home agent sets up a Binding Acknowledgement message with a smaller Lifetime value when receiving a Binding Update message from a mobile router. During this smaller Lifetime, the... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080019332 - Method and system for handling a mobile endpoint in a wireless network: A method of handling a mobile endpoint in a wireless network includes routing data for a mobile endpoint through a first base station. The mobile endpoint is wirelessly connected to the first base station and has a first signal strength at the first base station. The method also includes routing... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080019334 - Minimization of in-band noise in a wlan network: A method, apparatus and computer-usable medium for minimizing in-band noise in a WLAN network is presented. The method includes the steps of detecting, at a first wireless device that communicates with a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) via a first access point, a signal interference that is caused by a... Agent: Dillion & Yudell LLP
20080019335 - Mobile activity status tracker: A technique and apparatus to provide status tracking of presence and/or location of a mobile, wireless device to a requesting entity even outside of a particular wireless system. This allows wireless service providers the ability to monitor and log changes in the status of mobile stations within and/or outside their... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20080019336 - Point-to-point link using partial transmit time periods on separate transmit and receive frequencies: A communication system includes a directional antenna. The system includes a transmitter, which is arranged to transmit first signals in a first frequency band to a remote communication system over a point-to-point communication link via the directional antenna during first time intervals. The system further includes a receiver, which is... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20080019339 - Radio interface selection for a terminal: Techniques for selecting a radio interface for an application are described. A terminal identifies locally-addressable and globally-addressable wireless networks among wireless networks available to the terminal. Radio interfaces supported by the terminal may be prioritized based on the locally-addressable and globally-addressable wireless networks, information obtained for the application, the application... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080019331 - Receiver having multi-antenna log likelihood ratio generation with channel estimation error: In (401) a channel estimation MSE as a function of frequency, the transmitter modulation type, and a noise power are provided to the LLR component (313). A signal from a transmitter is received at one of the various antennas (301), (303) and respective receiver component (305), (307) in block (403).... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080019340 - Communication control apparatus and communication terminal: A communication control apparatus for controlling communication by repeatedly sending a control signal to other apparatuses at a given time interval, the communication using a protocol that regulates transmissions of an acknowledgement as a receipt for one or more communication packets, and the control signal allocating, within the given time... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080019344 - Low power protocol for wireless terminal peer-to-peer communications: A Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) system in which wireless terminals each operate upon battery power. One of the wireless terminals acts as a Master to coordinate the transmission and receptions of the Slaves so as to reduce the power consumed by all of the devices. The Slaves operate according... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20080019338 - Radio access network contol method, radio access network control system and radio access network control apparatus: There are a wireless access network comprising a radio network gateway apparatus (101), radio access network control apparatus (102a), (102b) and a base stations (103a), (103b) and a terminal (104) accommodated in the wireless access network and when the terminal (104) enters into a new cell B, a packet data... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080019341 - Single transceiver architecture for a wireless network: A network for wireless transmission of data includes a source access point, a destination device and a plurality of wireless repeaters that provide a transmission link between the source access point and the destination device. The plurality of access points each includes a single transceiver with separate transmitter and receiver... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak
20080019343 - Wireless lans and neighborhood capture: Overlapped wireless LAN cells in a medium have an equal chance at establishing a session on the medium. A first member station in the first cell transmits a timing packet containing a timestamp value, which is received at a second member station in the second cell. This synchronizes member stations... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080019342 - Wireless local area network management: Wireless local area network (WLAN) management. A novel approach is provided to associate various wireless stations (STAs) to the WLAN via appropriately selected Access Point (APs). In one implementation, a first AP services only those STAs that have functionality of a first user class (e.g., 802.11b functionality in one instance).... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20080019345 - Method and apparatus of dynamic channel assignment for a wireless network: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for dynamic channel assignment (DCA) in a wireless network, which describes the complex channel assignment problem with a decoding problem. The invention describes the decoding problem with a normal graph and specifies all the local rules enforced by all the nodes at access point... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20080019346 - Method of allocating frequency subband and apparatus adopting the same: A method of allocating frequency subbands in an ultrawideband (UWB) wireless communication system and an apparatus adopting the same are provided. The method of allocating frequency subbands to a device in a communication system, the method including: (a) determining whether usage of a first frequency band including upper frequency subbands... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019348 - Communication system, communication method, transmitter, and receiver: The present method groups a transmission data stream, taking a combination of data bits to be transmitted from a part or all of the plurality of transmission antennas at the same time as one group; and performs transmission processing, including at least either of bit repetition processing or retransmission processing... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080019347 - Wireless network system and method of transmitting-receiving data over wireless network: A wireless network system and a method of transmitting/receiving data over a wireless network, and more particularly, for transmitting/receiving data over a wireless network capable of allowing a station that has not received a beacon frame or has received a damaged beacon frame among stations performing wireless communication in a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019349 - Method and apparatus for allocating beacon slot in distributed wireless network: A method and apparatus for efficiently using a super frame in a distributed wireless network are provided. In a beacon period of a super frame, a beacon slot of a hibernation planning device is moved to the front of the beacon period such that a beacon slot that cannot be... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019350 - Downlink synchronization for a cellular ofdm communication system: The present invention provides a method of operating a base station transmitter. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a cellular downlink synchronization signal having primary and secondary portions, wherein the primary portion is common for all cells and the secondary portion is cell-specific and transmitting the cellular downlink synchronization... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080019354 - Auto-hunting system for group-collective voip number and the method of the same: The present invention discloses an auto-hunting system for group-collective VoIP number VoIP. The system includes an operator r module, VoIP gateway, RJ11, PRI or BRI, private branch exchange (PBX), and an extension device. The above-mentioned operator module may be the software or merely a set of computer-executable instructions stored in... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080019356 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for routing and processing enum queries: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer program products for routing ENUM queries to an ENUM database. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for routing ENUM queries to an ENUM database. The method includes receiving an ENUM query including a subscriber... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080019352 - Switching network employing virus detection: In a digital communication infrastructure, intermediate network nodes compare packets from end-point devices with pluralities of virus templates. Upon detecting matches, virus service functions are invoked which interrupt the packet flow. Network wide template and service functionality updating is provided to service pluralities of virus service software vendors. Non-repetitive detection... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20080019353 - System and method for peer-to-peer internet communication: Cross IM group chat allows a host user to initiate a group conference between other users each registered on different chat systems (or not registered at all), as long as the host user is registered on each of the chat systems. Each user can participate in a semi-public chat that... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20080019351 - Method and system for affinity management: A method and system for affinity management in a distributed computer system are provided in which a plurality of addressing entities (311-315) need to be balanced across a plurality of service providers (301-304) whilst maintaining group affinities within the addressing entities. An identifier is provided for each of a plurality... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20080019355 - Pots extender for voice fallback in a subscriber line: A full services access multiplexer is described. A master DSL modem is coupled to a conductor pair. A POTS extender is coupled to the conductor pair and may sense the operation of a fallback or other signal on the conductor pair. A suppression signal may be transmitted to the master... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20080019357 - Apparatus and method for determining device presence and type: An apparatus and method for determining if an interface connector is coupled to a device of a first type, a device of a second type, or to a device of a third type or no device.... Agent: Andrea E. Tran Pramudji Wendt & Tran, LLP
20080019360 - Multi-level packet classification: A method for processing a packet that includes receiving the packet where the packet comprises a header, and traversing a flow table comprising a plurality of flow table entries (FTEs) for each FTE encountered during the traversal, obtaining a packet matching function associated with the FTE, applying the packet matching... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080019359 - Multiple virtual network stack instances using virtual network interface cards: A method for processing packets that includes receiving a first packet for a first target by a network interface card (NIC), classifying the first packet, sending the first packet to a first receive ring in the NIC based on the classification of the first packet, sending the first packet to... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080019358 - Spoof checking within a label switching computer network: A label switching router (LSR) is described that spoof checks Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) packets to prevent malicious or inadvertent injection of MPLS packets within a label switched path (LSP). The LSR ensures that MPLS packets received from an upstream label switching router (LSR) contain labels that were advertised to... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P.a
20080019361 - Detection of forwarding problems for external prefixes: Methods and apparatus for enabling a provider to perform a tracing procedure to determine the existence forwarding problems within its network are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for detecting a forwarding problem within an autonomous system includes initiating a message from a source node.... Agent: Aka Chan LLP / Cisco
20080019362 - Telecommunication multicast system: t
20080019363 - Operation and administration system: An object of the present invention is to provide an operation and administration system that allows location of a failure in a network such as an Ethernet network. For this purpose, the operation and administration system of the present invention is characterized in that: a start point MEP unit 2A... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019368 - Apparatus and method for layer-2 to layer-7 search engine for high speed network application: High-speed networking application equipments with a layer-2 to layer-7 hardware search engine and method are with flexibility and performance improvement. The multi-layer switches/routers, network address translation (NAT) gateway, firewall/VPN router and network attached storage (NAS) may use the search engine for fast and efficient search requirement.... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP
20080019365 - Host operating system bypass for packets destined for a virtual machine: A method for processing packets that includes receiving a first packet for a first virtual machine by a network interface card (NIC), classifying the first packet using a hardware classifier, where the hardware classifier is located on the NIC, sending the first packet to a first one of a plurality... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080019364 - Internet protocol packet processing: A technique for processing Internet Protocol (IP) packets includes an IP conveyor portion as a loadable kernel module that includes user defined filtering criteria for recognizing at least one feature of an IP packet. When one of the user defined filtering criteria is satisfied, an IP packet can be directed... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20080019366 - Process data for a data packet: Memory stores data for access by a computer program that is capable of being executed on a data processing system. A data structure is stored in the memory, which includes information resident in a database used by the computer program. The information includes payload data made up of data objects,... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/sap
20080019370 - Combophone with qos on cable access: A method of providing QoS to a session from a client to a first network includes providing data packets from the client to be conveyed in a session from the client to a first network, inserting each of the data packets into an encapsulating packet, and transmitting the encapsulating packets... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080019367 - Communication device, communication setting method, communication setting program and recording medium on which is recorded a communication setting program: It is an object of the present invention to provide a communication device capable of performing router settings even in a household home network comprising a plurality of routers in multiple stages. The present invention provides a communication device comprising internal address acquisition means for acquiring the internal address of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080019369 - Signalling gateway: A signalling gateway for connecting a first network to a second network, the signalling gateway being operable to store a plurality of routing keys, wherein at least one of the routing keys comprises monitoring destination information associated with a monitoring entity, the signalling gateway being operable to, receive a message... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080019371 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for marking data packets based on content thereof: A method of encoding data for distribution over a network includes determining a relative importance of content of a data packet associated with a predetermined class-of-service as compared to content of other data packets associated with the predetermined class-of-service. The data packet is marked to indicate the relative importance of... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20080019372 - Packet processing device with load control mechanism based on packet length and cpu time consumption: A packet processing device that achieves stable operation by alleviating the workload of packet processing. A packet buffer checks a packet length flag and a processing time flag to observe the device's operating condition for a first connection. When neither of the two flags are on, the packet buffer keeps... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080019375 - Method and device for optimizing the utilization of the capacity of a communication network: In one aspect, the probability of non-admittance of traffic is determined and weighed according to the admittance threshold value. Also, the probability of non-compliance of at least one service quality characteristic is determined and weighed during the transfer of traffic according to the admittance threshold value. The optimum admittance threshold... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080019374 - Method and apparatus of fully distributed packet scheduling for a wireless network: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for fully-distributed packet scheduling in a wireless network. The decoding algorithm with low-density parity-check code is applied in a transmission wireless network to achieve the fully-distributed packet scheduling. In the packet scheduling, only one wireless network node is needed to exchange information and communicate... Agent: Jason Z. Lin Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20080019373 - System and method for scheduling data transmissions: Paging information is transmitted in a first selected one of a plurality of time slots. At least one operating characteristic of the paging system is determined and a determination then made as to whether the at least one operating characteristic of the paging system meets a predetermined criteria (202). When... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080019376 - Inline network element which shares addresses of neighboring network elements: A first interface is connected to a first network element having a first Internet Protocol (IP) address. A second interface is connected to a second network element having a second IP address. Traffic is passed between the first interface and the second interface, and performance data is measured based on... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20080019377 - Multiple virtual network stack instances: A method for processing packets that includes receiving a first packet for a first target on a host, prior to sending the packet to a Network Layer in the host, determining the first target of the first packet, obtaining a first target ID associated with the first target, obtaining a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080019378 - Generating a data flow diagram: System and method for generating a data flow diagram. A data flow diagram is provided that includes one or more non-input bound data flow (NIBDF) nodes, each with a respective functionality, and at least one of which is a subsystem node representing a non-input bound data flow sub-diagram comprising a... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC
20080019379 - Method for forwarding data packets by a router: The invention describes a method for transmitting data packets by a router, whereby the ports of the router are assigned to affinity values. The data packets also comprise affinity values. Depending on a match of the affinity values of the data packets and the affinity values of the ports, the... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20080019387 - Bridge-based radio access station backbone network system and signal processing method therefor: A bridge-based RAS backbone network system and a signal processing method therefor are provided. In the bridge-based RAS backbone network system, a plurality of BSBs with Layer 2 (L2) switches are connected to a plurality of RASs, anda plurality of SCBs with L2 switches are connected to part of the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20080019380 - Communication system, mobile terminal and access router: A new technique is disclosed, by which a mobile terminal executing handover between subnets can quickly transmit packet to outside immediately after the handover. According to this technique, MN (mobile node) 10 executing the handover requests an external transmission address relating to a subnet connected after the handover (a link... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080019381 - System and method for establishing a communication session between two endpoints that do not both support secure media: A method for establishing a communication session between two endpoints that do not both support secure media includes receiving a registration from a first endpoint. The registration indicating the first endpoint supports secure media and non-secure media. The method also includes receiving a registration from a second endpoint. The registration... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080019384 - Telecommunication multicast system: m
20080019382 - Telecommunications switching: A virtual private data network is overlain on an internet connection to allow prioritisation of connection between two or more specified terminations over a switched network, thereby minimising latency in the system. Data to be transmitted between the specified terminations is identified by a weighting prefix and its routing is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080019383 - Telecommunications switching: A virtual private data network is overlain on an internet connection to allow prioritisation of connection between two or more specified terminations over a switched network, thereby minimising latency in the system. Data to be transmitted between the specified terminations is identified by a weighting prefix and its routing is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080019386 - Resource reservation protocol based guaranteed quality of service internet protocol connections over a switched network through proxy signaling: An internet protocol session is established over a switched network. A path message is forwarded to a destination bridging device that bridges the switched network and an internet protocol network. The destination bridging device has a switched network address and an internet protocol network address and directs the path message... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080019385 - System and method of mapping between local and global service instance identifiers in provider networks: A method of using a domain-global Service Instance identifier at the boundaries between networks is disclosed. The method performs Service VLAN identifier to Service Instance identifier mapping function within a provider bridge when transmitting a service instance across a provider network.... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20080019388 - Video switching system utilizing a prioritized common network: Disclosed herein are system controllers and larger systems incorporating such that can dynamically prioritize critical digital video data streams traveling across a network backbone over other non-priority video data and make the selection of which video streams are to be connected and prioritized through real-time use of video control panel... Agent: Everett D. Robinson Echelon Ip, LLC
20080019389 - Multiple channels and flow control over a 10 gigabit/second interface: A transmitter transmits a data frame as an uninterrupted stream of codeblocks of predefined size on a first 10 Gigabit/second data path between a MAC and PHY. It inserts a first idle block of predefined size within the data frame if there is insufficient data. A receiver receives a second... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080019390 - Multi-modal information service: Described are methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products for providing user selectable multimodal information services. A user is enabled to select a response mode from a plurality of modes associated with a request type. The response mode defines a representation format of information associated with the request type.... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20080019391 - Uniform message header framework across protocol layers: A method of communicating messages includes sending a message. The message has a first protocol data unit (PDU) having a first data portion and a first header portion. The first header portion has a first set of fields containing first data and arranged according to a first structure. The first... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20080019393 - Operation system control apparatus, operation system control method and operation system: A system controller has a layered structure including an application layer, an intermediate layer, and a physical layer. The application layer includes a GUI display section and an operation input processing section for controlling the user interface unit used by the user. The application layer further includes a data control... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20080019392 - Apparatus and method for controlling home control network: Provided are an apparatus and method for controlling a plurality of controlled devices in a first home control network employing various topologies in a second home network. The apparatus which has a first interface unit which supports a first protocol for controlling one or more controlled devices in a first... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019395 - Expedited communication traffic handling apparatus and methods: Expedited communication traffic handling apparatus and methods are disclosed. A traffic block that includes an amount of communication traffic that has been received on a receive communication link at a receive rate is to be transmitted on an output communication link at an output rate. A determination is made as... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080019394 - Frame building in the presence of arq-enabled traffic: When building a sub-frame for a wireless transmission that distributes the data over multiple simultaneous sub-channels, fragmenting the data to fit into the sub-frame may leave wasted space in the sub-frame because the minimum allowable size of the fragments leaves gaps. To increase overall throughput, these gaps may be wholly... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080019396 - System, method, and article of manufacture for initializing a communication link using gfp data frames: A system and a method for initializing a communication link for transmitting a data stream from a first computer through a synchronous optical communication network to a second computer are provided. The method includes transmitting a first request message in a first GFP data frame to a second computer. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20080019398 - Clock recovery in wireless media streaming: There is provided, in accordance with some embodiments of the present invention, a system, method and circuit for clock recovery and synchronization in wireless media streaming. More specifically the adverse affect of jitter on the recovery of a wirelessly transmitted MPEG2 Transport Stream (TS) signal at a receiver is addressed... Agent: Michael Genossar
20080019397 - Optimized scheduling method using ordered grants from a central controller: A method, system, and computer program product for ordering grants of upstream bandwidth in a two-way grant-based communication system, such as a DOCSIS-based communication system. Typically, a central controller, such as a CMTS, sends a grant message to a set of end user devices, e.g., cable modems, wherein the message... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080019399 - Cell disassembly unit, cell assembly unit, and clock reproduction method: A cell disassembly unit, cell assembly unit, and clock reproduction method which enables a clock of a source signal multiplexed and transmitted to be stably reproduced even in a situation where a synchronization clock of a transmission network is unstable. The source signal multiplexed into cells is inputted in accordance... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080019400 - Data processing circuit and data processing method: A data processing circuit comprising: a first circuit configured to time-division-multiplex a first digital signal synchronous with a clock signal input from an external controller and a second digital signal asynchronous with the clock signal; and a second circuit configured to output a digital signal time-division-multiplexed by the first circuit... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20080019401 - Synchronisation in communication systems: A method and a communication bus are provided having nodes. Each of the nodes includes a transmitting element to transmit data to another node on the bus, and a receiving element to receive information from another node on the bus. A communication channel is between the transmitting and receiving elements... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080019402 - Apparatus and method for pid conversion in very high frequency digital radio broadcasting receiver: An apparatus and a method for Packet Identifier (PID) conversion in a Very High Frequency (VHF) digital radio broadcasting receiver. In the method, a reception side can identify a PID corresponding to each service when at least two video services are provided using an identical PID within one ensemble of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.01/17/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080013442 - Apparatus and method for compensating for frequency / phase pulling bursts in received ofdm signals: A method and apparatus is provided for processing a received orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signal at a receiver, wherein said signal has been distorted by one or more transmission bursts from a transmitter. The method and apparatus generate a phase compensated OFDM signal based upon a pre-fast fourier transform... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20080013443 - Transformer coupling of antennas: Embodiments describe improved coupling of power amplifiers to antennas for the transmission of signals, such as OFDM signals. A large number of separate windings are utilized on a primary side, wherein each winding is for a different OFDM tone. Each OFDM tone may be amplified individually and combined as a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013444 - Wireless communications apparatus: In a wireless communications system, an inverse of a lattice reduction matrix can be obtained at the same time as performance of the LLL algorithm to determine the lattice reduction. This is achieved by interposing in the LLL algorithm corresponding steps applied to a running calculation of the inverse matrix.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013445 - Wireless communication system and method with elliptically polarized radio frequency signals: In one embodiment, a UWB transmission system includes a pair of crossed linearly polarized antennas, one of which is fed with a UWB signal current, while the second is fed with a temporally orthogonal UWB signal such as the time-derivative of the UWB signal current. The resultant field is elliptically... Agent: Mark P. Kahler
20080013446 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for selectively limiting access to signaling network nodes that share a point code: Methods, systems, and computer program products for selectively limiting access to signaling network nodes that share a point code are disclosed. According to one method, first and second destination nodes are provisioned to be identified by a common point code. Messages are routed to the first and second destination nodes... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080013447 - Method and apparatus for survivable failover in communication system: Techniques are disclosed for call failover in a communication protocol for facilitating establishment of communication sessions between devices. For example, a method for maintaining, in the presence of a failure, an existing communication session between a first communication device and a second communication device in a communication system, wherein the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080013448 - Network processor system and network protocol processing method: A multiprocessor system is provided for emulating remote direct memory access (RDMA) functions. The first sub-processing unit (SPU) generates a message to be transmitted. The second SPU is a processor for emulating the RDMA functions. Upon receiving a notification from the first SPU, the second SPU synthesizes the message into... Agent: Kaplan Gilman Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.
20080013449 - Mmpp analysis of network traffic using a transition window: Data communication in network traffic is modeled in real time and is analyzed using a 2-state Markov modified Poissen process (MMPP). The traffic inter-arrival times for bursty and idle states define a transition window [λ1max, λ2min] represented by the boundary values λ1max max for the inter-arrival time for bursty traffic,... Agent: Driggs, Hogg & Fry Co. L.p.a.
20080013450 - System and method for time-out management: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to computationally efficient timer-queue management. In one embodiment of the present invention, a timer queue is implemented as a circular-timer queue, containing timers, or time-associated data objects, due to expire in a relatively short period of time, and a second queue or list... Agent: Olympic Patent Works PLLC
20080013451 - Temporal slaving device: The invention relates to a device for temporal slaving in a packet data transmission network, each data packet comprising a time label, comprising means of temporary storage. According to the invention, the said device is such that:—the means of temporary storage have a storage capacity able to record data received... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20080013452 - Weighted fair queue having adjustable scaling factor: A scheduler for a network processor includes a scheduling queue in which weighted fair queuing is applied. The scheduling queue has a range R. Flows are attached to the scheduling queue at a distance D from a current pointer for the scheduling queue. The distance D is calculated for each... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law
20080013454 - Content aware transport layer multicast: A network component comprising a processor configured to implement a method comprising receiving a request for a content from a first node, determining whether a second node is associated with the content, and facilitating the transfer of the content from the second node to the first node when the second... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20080013453 - Method and apparatus for configuring a network topology with alternative communication paths: A method and apparatus for configuring a network topology with alternative communication paths. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network management system (NMS) having a network identification element that identifies a tree topology of network elements in a communication system comprising a... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080013456 - High-speed signal testing system having oscilloscope functionality: A high-speed signal testing system that includes a digital circuitry for providing a pattern tester with oscilloscope functionality at minimal implementation cost. The digital circuitry includes a time-base generator that provides a high-speed repeating time-base signal. The time-base signal, in conjunction with a sub-sampler and an accumulation memory, allows the... Agent: Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
20080013455 - Broadcast system: A broadcast system BS includes a broadcast apparatus 1 and a reception apparatus 2. The broadcast apparatus 1 first receives and stores therein a proxy request PR including at least an identifier assigned to the reception apparatus 2 and a command to be transmitted to the reception apparatus 2. Moreover,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080013458 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving link status: A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving a stored link status are provided where a link status associated with a connection status of a wireless network is stored, and the stored link status is matched to a predetermined link code SO as to generate link information. Thereafter, a frame containing the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080013457 - Full channel-swap: A programmable channel-swap crossbar switch for swapping signal flow from one channel to another within an Ethernet physical layer device (PHY) is presented. The crossbar switch includes two or more programmed multiplexers, each multiplexer configured to receive two or more input signals and to select which one of the input... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080013459 - Relaying method of a mobile communication system and system thereof: A method for setting a path by a base station in a mobile communication system and a system thereof are provided. The base station measures quality of a link directly connected to the mobile terminal using the received signal, if a signal is directly received from a mobile terminal. If... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080013460 - Coordinated upload of content from multimedia capture devices based on a transmission rule: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a multimedia capture device within a network, a transmission rule that has a local component and a regional component. The local component is associated with the multimedia capture device and the regional component is associated with at least two entities of the... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080013462 - Managing overload of an access medium for a communication system: An overload or congestion condition on an access medium (24) of a communication network (22) is indicated by at least one condition that indicates an amount of access attempts on the access medium (24) corresponds to congestion or overload of a capacity of the access medium (24). Example conditions in... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20080013461 - Routing key interpreter: A method of providing a routing key interpreter for a signalling gateway, the method comprising the steps of generating an input file comprising a plurality of input impressions and a plurality of routing keys corresponding to the input expressions, wherein the input expressions comprise signalling message parameters, supplying the input... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080013464 - Method and system for blocking the specific function of the p2p application in the network: A method and system for blocking some specific function of a P2P application in the network is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: (a) continually monitoring a plurality of network connections established by a plurality of clients; (b) collecting the packets sent by a P2P application from one of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080013463 - Identifying and resolving problems in wireless device configurations: Systems and methods for identifying and resolving problems in wireless device configurations in a wireless network. In one example embodiment, a method for resolving wireless device configuration problems includes various acts including identifying all wireless devices that are wired to a network, retrieving configuration information from each wireless device, retrieving... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080013465 - Multicast communication path calculation method and multicast communication path calculation apparatus: A multicast communication path calculation method is disclosed which includes the steps of: obtaining minimum delay paths from a source node to each destination node; selecting, as candidate nodes of a rendezvous point node, nodes on one of the obtained minimum delay paths; for each candidate node, calculating minimum delay... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013466 - Data transmission in a telecommunication conference: A communication terminal into which communication data can be input and which can receive a message signalling that at least one further communication terminal is ready to receive the communication data. Following receipt of the message, a transmission device configured to operate in a first mode, in which it sends... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080013467 - Passive network tap with digital signal processing for separating signals: A passive full-duplex bidirectional ZPL tap includes first and second network ports and tap ports. A signal separator is configured to receive a data stream from at least one of the first or second network ports and pass through the data stream and configured to obtain a first signal portion... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080013468 - User specific downlink power control channel q-bit: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate controlling transmission power of a wireless terminal. A downlink power control channel segment may include an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) tone-symbol that may comprise a first component and a second component. The first component may be an in-phase (I) component and the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013470 - Arrangement and method relating to service provisioning control: The present invention relates to an arrangement, in a communication network system supporting communication of packet data. It comprises/has access to mobile subscriber data and comprises means for handling subscriber identity information. It further comprises service level control means (61,62;6) for allocating service level profiles, e.g. QoS profiles, to subscribers.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080013469 - Wireless system: A wireless system comprises a plurality of wireless devices. Each wireless device includes a wireless transceiver, a storage device for storing data and a location-determining device. The system also comprises a data packet stored by a first wireless device, the data packet including location information. The first wireless device is... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080013472 - Method of controlling data broadcast and data broadcast receiver: A method of controlling a data broadcast application and broadcast receiver processing the same are disclosed, by which hardware can be expanded without additional cost during a compression storage system to store a data broadcast application in a memory. The present invention includes a signal receiving unit receiving a data... Agent: Song K. Jung Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20080013471 - Voice messaging method and mobile terminal supporting voice messaging in mobile messenger service: A voice messaging method and a mobile terminal supporting the voice messaging method in a mobile messenger service are provided. The mobile terminal includes a microphone for capturing sound wave and converting the sound wave into an audio signal; an audio storage unit for storing the audio signal; an audio... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080013473 - Wireless repeater with master/slave configuration: A wireless repeater extends a coverage area of a wireless network base station within a structure or facility. The repeater includes a master unit for wirelessly communicating with the wireless network base station and a slave unit for wirelessly communicating with one or more subscriber terminals. The master unit is... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20080013474 - Wireless switch network architecture implementing layer 3 mobility domains: Techniques and technologies are provided in which wireless switches, each supporting their own subnet, are configured as part of a mobility domain. Each wireless switch in the mobility domain can discover other wireless switches in the mobility domain upon joining the network, and establish a peering session with each of... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080013475 - Control apparatus, control method and control program: In a control apparatus which transmits/receives data from a central processing unit via a serial transfer channel to a communication control unit, and groups/distributes data of input/output units from the communication control unit via a parallel transfer channel, the control apparatus initiates a diagnosing unit of the parallel transfer channel... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080013477 - Automated configuration of a base station router device: A wireless communication system (20) allows for using base station router devices (30, 32) for in building communications using a mobile station (22). Automatically registering a base station router device and automatically configuring at least an initial parameter for a frequency, transmit power and definition code of the base station... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20080013480 - Configurable downlink and uplink channels in a wireless communication system: Transmission techniques using configurable channels for the downlink and/or uplink are described. In one aspect, the downlink channel and/or uplink channel may be independently selected for a terminal. The terminal may establish a connection with a base station on default downlink and uplink channels. Another downlink channel and/or another uplink... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013479 - Method and apparatus for signaling beacons in a communication system: Methods and apparatus for improved beacon signaling in a wireless communication system are described. Information is encoded in the tone position of the beacon tone. The information encoded may include sector type, sector index and slope index, as well as some time index. The information is coded in the tone... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013476 - Method of switching modes of uplink transmission in a wireless communication system: A hybrid multi-mode mobile station makes a decision either to encode and modulate a new user data packet using the same OFDMA or pre-coded CDMA mode used for the last retransmission of a previous packet or to switch modes based on inputs of a measured average transmission power of the... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator - Room 3j-219
20080013478 - Uplink timing control signal: The claimed subject matter relates to systems and methodologies for synchronizing timing between a base station and a wireless terminal. For example; a set of non-contiguous tones may be assigned to the terminal, and may be equally spaced apart from each other across a spectrum of all available tones. A... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013481 - Wireless vlan system and method: This specification describes a system and method that can offer, among other advantages, a technique for resource assignment that involves obtaining a group of resources, repeatedly selecting a resource from the group of resources until a resource that is available is selected, and associating a client or process with that... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20080013484 - Emergency locator system: Systems and methods for providing distributed notification of an emergency event are disclosed. A system according to the invention can include a remote device that is communicatively coupled to a base station. The remote device can include an activation device, a GPS signal receiver, a remote device controller, and a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20080013483 - Mobile communications system, mobile communications method, server, transfer device, and mobile communications terminal: A mobile communications system for transferring packets to a mobile communications terminal according to address information of the mobile communications terminal is disclosed. The mobile communications terminal is located in a moving network connected to a given node in a core network. The address information of the mobile communications terminal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013482 - Wireless communication system, wireless access point, communication control method and computer-readable medium: The traffic of wireless communication between wireless access points can be lowered without requiring a change in the access point to which an associated station belongs, to thereby efficiently use a band for the wireless communication. For this purpose, (1) a station sends a packet, and a wireless access point... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080013485 - Interlace-based control channel balancing in a wireless communication network: Systems and methodologies are described that provide interlace-based scheduling for control channels in a wireless communication system. One or more control channels for communication between a base station and a mobile terminal in the wireless communication system may be scheduled on one or more frame interlaces in the system based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013487 - Using an l2 method to locate and associate with a wireless network in communication with a mobile ip agent: A computer-readable carrier medium in wireless station for wireless network. Encoded in the carrier medium are instructions that when executed carry out a method operating at the link layer (L2) in the wireless station. The method includes, prior to the station being associated with a wireless network, wirelessly receiving L2... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20080013486 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for using fractional channels to support communication services that use higher order modulation: A method and apparatus for enhancing communication services in an evolved global system for mobile communications (GSM)/enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (EDGE) radio access network (GERAN) are disclosed. At least one full rate physical channel and/or half rate physical channel are provided to support communication services that do not... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080013488 - Dynamic modification of route update protocols: A radio access network dynamically modifies a route update protocol of an access terminal in an active state that is in communication with the network, such that the access terminal reports a route update message upon satisfaction of a condition. The condition may be related to an inter-revision hard handoff,... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20080013489 - Expedited handoff: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate handing off from a first sector to a second sector. An established link to the first sector may be employed to communicate with the second sector. A handoff request from a wireless terminal to the second sector and an associated handoff response from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013490 - Methods and apparatus related to assignment in a wireless communications system: Methods and apparatus related to assignment in a wireless communications system are described. A mobile is assigned an identifier and a mask value, e.g., as part of a state transition message. The mobile uses the assigned identifier and/or the assigned mask value in determining whether assignments included in assignment messages,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013492 - Apparatus and method for managing dormant state in a wireless packet data system: A wireless packet data system efficiently manages a location of a packet call in a radio environment. A mobile station transmits a location registration message to a target BSC when moving to the target BSC adjacent to a source BSC. Upon receipt of the location registration message, the target BSC... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080013491 - Communication system providing handoff of a node to a new controller with the handoff including a clock signal synchronizing a slot of time in a frame to enable the node to communicate: A network communication system is provided for communication between network nodes, including individual nodes and a communication controller. In the network, signals are transmitted from the communication controller to identify a slot of a frame in which individual nodes may transmit a request to transmit data. When a first individual... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20080013493 - Mobility signaling using direct or indirect signaling based on cell residency heuristics: A mobility signaling method and apparatus are disclosed. Mobility signaling is performed by, first, generating a mobility signaling message (300, 302) at a mobile node (100) to be sent to a correspondent node (112). Next, either direct signaling or indirect signaling is selected as a signaling mechanism for the mobility... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080013495 - Rate matching apparatus, systems, and methods: An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to include repeating first data to provide first repeated data and deleting second repeated data to provide second data according to a programmed standard included in a first apparatus and selected from a plurality of reprogrammable... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080013494 - Signal splitting method for limiting peak power in a cdma system: The invention is a method for limiting the peak transmit power in a CDMA communication system. At least one of first and second high transmit power regions are separated into a plurality of high transmit power subregions. The high transmit power subregions of the plurality of high subregions are shifted... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013496 - 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: The invention relates to a 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 utilizing a first channel and at least a second... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080013498 - Communications system, communications control apparatus and method, and computer program therefor: A communications system sets a network frame period that can be repeatedly used by a plurality of wireless networks in a predetermined time period. A plurality of channel slots for use by each of the wireless networks is prepared in advance in the network frame. A coordinator operating a PAN... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013497 - Terminal operating within an ad-hoc, peer-to-peer radio network: A terminal for operation within an ad-hoc, peer-to-peer radio system wherein the system includes a series of radio terminals forming a service group. The terminal having a transceiver for communicating with terminals in the same service group, computer means, and memory for storing program software. Within the system, the terminal... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20080013503 - Bluetooth master with improved transmitting efficiency and method of transmitting data using the same: A Bluetooth master having improved transmission efficiency and a method of transmitting data using the same. The Bluetooth master keeps track of the type of data that its slave devices receive/transmit and adjusts its broadcasting scheme according to the type of data received/transmitted. Therefore, different data types are parsed to... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20080013504 - Communication apparatus, and display terminal: A communication apparatus includes a first generation unit which sequentially generates image data in accordance with an event occurring due to a change in an operating state of an application program; a difference detecting unit which detects a difference between a plurality of consecutive image data generated by the first... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080013499 - Enhanced-transport format combination power margin for uplink: A communications network (200) for enhanced uplink of High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) in 3G wireless communications includes a mobile transceiver unit (605). The mobile transceiver unit is operable to use a channel prediction to estimate a power margin of one or more dedicated channels, predict a power margin for... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20080013501 - Method and system of overlapping multiple schedules for broadcast and acknowledgement collection: A method of acknowledged communication in a network includes transmitting a message to at least one node of the network, wherein the message is transmitted in each of a plurality of broadcast rounds that overlap one another according to a predetermined broadcast schedule, receiving the message by the at least... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20080013500 - Methods and apparatus for characterizing noise in a wireless communications system: Improved pilot signal sequences which facilitate multiple channel quality measurements, e.g., through the use of different signal pilot transmission power levels, are described. In various implementations the transmitted pilot sequences facilitate determining the contribution of interference from other sectors of a cell using the same tones, e.g., in a synchronized... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013514 - Multi-channel mac apparatus and method for wlan devices with single radio interface: A multi-channel Media Access Control (MAC) method and apparatus for a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) device with a single radio interface are provided. The multi-channel MAC method includes sensing a common channel when a channel coordination window starts from a start point of a window repeating at regular periods,... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080013505 - Systems and methods for determining a predictable modulation and coding scheme: Embodiments of a wireless communication system, device and method for determining a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) for a control response packet in a wireless local area network based on the MCS of a received data frame are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080013507 - Communication system with mobile terminal accessible to mobile communication network and local network simultaneously: An address assignment method for a mobile terminal device capable of accessing both a mobile communication network and a local network simultaneously, the method transmitting to a gateway device an inquiry message for inquiring information regarding a location on networks of a correspondent of packet communications to be carried out,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013511 - Distributed infrastructure for wireless data communications: A mobile user terminal 402 accesses a packet data network 450 through one or more of several network access points 404-412. One or more control points 432-440 determines which network access point or points the user terminal is to access. Control may be retained in the current control point, or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013508 - Fixed deterministic post-backoff for cyclic prioritized multiple access (cpma) contention-free sessions: A cyclic prioritized multiple access (CPMA) method is disclosed which includes Fixed Deterministic Post-Backoff. Fixed deterministic post-backoff reduces conflicts between access points of overlapping cells. Contention-free sessions (CFSs) can be generated, one from each overlapping cell. Each active access point engages in a fixed deterministic post-backoff. A fixed deterministic backoff... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080013506 - Mobile communications system and routing management apparatus used in the mobile communications system: A mobile communications system is disclosed that includes a first local routing manager (LRM) providing a first network in which a mobile terminal is currently located, a second local routing manager (LRM) providing a second network in which a counterpart terminal communicating with the mobile terminal is currently located, and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013509 - Preemptive packet for maintaining contiguity in cyclic prioritized multiple access (cpma) contention-free sessions: An access point transmits a preemptive peg packet when it has no data to transmit in order to maintain the contiguity of its transmission timing position with respect to the timing position of other contention-free sessions (CFS) transmitted by other access points in an existing, periodic sequence. The cyclic prioritized... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20080013515 - Staggered startup for cyclic prioritized multiple access (cpma) contention-free sessions: A staggered startup method and system for a cyclic prioritized multiple access (CPMA) system reduce interference between overlapping first and second wireless LAN cells contending for the same medium. Each cell includes a respective plurality of member stations. A first member station in the first cell coordinates a periodic sequence... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080013510 - Techniques for interference reduction in wireless communications networks: The present invention provides techniques for responding to overlapping conditions in wireless communications networks include receiving data transmissions from a transmitting device across a wireless communications network. These data transmissions correspond to a connection with the transmitting device and occur within a reserved portion of a communications resource. An interference... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20080013512 - Wireless communication system: A video reproduction apparatus 120 wirelessly transmits to a server apparatus 100 estimated reproduction time information TT1 obtained by adding a processing time t1 to time data T1 of video data, and an audio reproduction apparatus 110 wirelessly transmits to the server apparatus 100 estimated reproduction time information TT2 obtained... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080013513 - Wireless communication system, wireless access point, communication control method and computer-readable medium: In a first control mode employed when a wired communication line is used as the backhaul, a wireless access point operates as follows. (1) The access point processes its own control packets for management by itself. (2) The access point communicates packets in which an information item for processing in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080013502 - Wireless data bus: A wireless device for use with a plurality of wireless nodes that includes a controller node, the wireless device including a wireless transceiver for wirelessly communicating with the plurality of wireless nodes; a processor system; and memory storing a neighbor table, the memory also storing code which when executed on... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080013516 - Method and apparatus for synchronization in an ofdma evolved utra wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for synchronization in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) evolved universal terrestrial radio access (E-UTRA) system including at least one base station and a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs). A secondary synchronization channel (S-SCH) symbol is generated to include cell-specific information. The S-SCH symbol... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080013517 - Method and apparatus for channel selection: The radio frequency (RF) environment is scanned and analyzed prior to entering a building or otherwise non-ideal propagation path environment. Upon entering the building or non-ideal propagation path environment, the mobile unit will scan the RF environment from within the building. An attenuation factor is determined for various frequencies. A... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080013519 - Method and apparatus for wireless communication in high-frequency band: A beacon packet is provided. The packet includes a first information field that includes channel-time-allocation information in a wireless network; and information about whether there is residual channel time that can be allocated to a device that belongs to the wireless network.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080013518 - Satellite signal adaptive time-division multiplexing receiving device: A satellite signal adaptive time-division multiplexing receiving device is disclosed. The receiving device operates in time-division multiplexing distributed for various domains such as satellite number, Doppler frequency, code phase and accuracy. When some specific time slots of the time-division multiplexing distribution are unnecessary to be searched, the receiving device uses... Agent: Madson & Austin
20080013520 - Cellular network based on relay station and space division duplex communication method: A cellular network that is based on relay station and a space division duplex communication method are disclosed. The cellular network based on RS includes a base station, a RS and a UE, wherein the base station has at least one antenna and the RS has at least two antennas.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080013521 - Uplink access request in an ofdm communication environment: The claimed subject matter relates to acquiring channel access in a wireless communication environment. A wireless terminal may transmit first and second sets of tones over respective first and second contiguous transmission periods. The first and second tone sets may be disjoint from each other and may each comprise a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013522 - Wireless lans and neighborhood capture: Overlapped wireless LAN cells in a medium have an equal chance at establishing a session on the medium. A first member station in the first cell transmits a timing packet containing a timestamp value, which is received at a second member station in the second cell. This synchronizes member stations... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080013525 - Communication system: When a connection request is made by a subscriber terminal to the group of subscriber terminals while a connection between one subscriber terminals of the group and another subscriber terminal is established, the service system detects an unused IP address associated with the common subscriber identification information of the group... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080013523 - E911 implementation for ip phones: A system including an application server, the application server communicatively coupled to a service bureau configured to store location information, and communicatively coupled to a communication device over an Internet Protocol (IP) network, the communication device configured to transmit to the application server a call request message in order to... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080013526 - Main apparatus of communication system, and emergency notice sending method: According to one embodiment, a main apparatus includes a first memory which stores a first management table in which an emergency ID specifying a first phone terminal to be an emergency notice destination among the plurality of phone terminals on the packet communication network and positional information indicating a connection... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080013524 - Modified nat firewall traversal method for sip communication: A modified NAT firewall traversal method for SIP communication is based on the common SIP network phone communication protocol, and is aided by Interactive NAT Traversal (INT) and pre-established media session ideas to accomplish the object of transversing NAT firewall. Users of private IP located within different NAT firewalls can... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080013528 - Method for radio resource control requested codec rate control for voip: A method for performing rate control for VoIP services using messages to enable the RRC to be aware of activity in the SIP/ARM level and to recommend an AMR rate change according to conditions in a wireless communication network. The messages allow VoIP services to dynamically adjust both rate and... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080013527 - Multimedia session domain selection: A user equipment can have simultaneous peer to peer circuit switched and Internet protocol multimedia subsystem communications that allow content presentation to the user. The communicating user equipment can indicate their packet switched Internet protocol multimedia subsystem combinational service capabilities to each other, and further, monitor the capability of the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080013529 - Telephone communication system over a single telephone line: A module and kit for coupling at least one telephone service signal to at least one telephone device over a wiring. The network includes: a wiring having at least two conductors for carrying multiple time-domain multiplexed digitized voice channels; an exchange side device coupled to the wiring and operative to... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20080013530 - Method and process for signaling, communication and administration of networked objects: Systems and processes for communication of messages between one or more networked objects on circuit and packet data networks are described. Specifically, means for representation of various communication types, including content description and disposition rules, delivery and routing descriptions and rules, conversion and translation descriptions and rules, and methods for... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080013531 - Voice over data telecommunications network architecture: The present invention describes a system and method for communicating voice and data over a packet-switched network that is adapted to coexist and communicate with a legacy PSTN. The system permits packet switching of voice calls and data calls through a data network from and to any of a LEC,... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20080013532 - Apparatus for hardware-software classification of data packet flows: An apparatus for routing data packets includes a network interface, a memory, a general purpose processor and a flow classifier. The memory stores a flow structure. Every packet in one flow has identical values for a set of data fields in the packet. The memory stores instruction that cause the... Agent: Evans & Molinelli, PLLC
20080013533 - Multimedia next generation network architecture for ip services delivery based on network and user policy: The exemplary Multimedia Next Generation Network architecture disclosed herein covers the entire next generation system, e.g. for wireless communication services, including application, signaling and bearer functionalities. The architecture addresses unification of subscriber databases for both SIP services and non-SIP services in a Services Data Management Center (SDMC). A Security Center... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080013534 - Packet transfer device and communication system: In a network having an L2SW in which uplink VLAN is set, a transfer delay of a voice call packet is prevented. In a process of establishing a session between terminals (5), a packet transfer device (1) stores information capable of specifying a sending terminal (5-1) and a receiving terminal... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080013535 - Data switch and switch fabric: Variable length switch fabric for switching variable length data packets between input and output transmission paths in a communication network. In one embodiment of the invention, apparatus is provided for switching variable length data packets between input and output transmission paths in a communication network. The apparatus includes a plurality... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20080013536 - Method and apparatus for injecting information assets into a content stream: A method and apparatus for transport encoded asset data and content data, multiplexing the transport encoded content data with a plurality of NULL transport packets to provide “place holder” for the asset data transport packets, and replacing the NULL transport packets with asset data transport packets prior to transmitting the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Sedna Patent Services, LLC
20080013538 - Method of transmitting neighbor discovery protocol message in ieee 802.16/wibro network: A method of transmitting a neighbor discovery protocol (NDP) message in an IEEE 802.16/Wibro network is provided. The method of transmitting an NDP message in a sub-network formed with access routers and a plurality of base stations connected to the access router through separate interfaces includes: a first base station... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080013537 - Password-authenticated groups: A system, apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium are provided for authorizing a computing node to participate in a group of computing nodes utilizing a shared group password. According to one method described herein, an invitation to join a group is transmitted to a tentative group member node. The invitation is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20080013539 - Dynamic radio interface grouping: A device, comprising a plurality of interfaces (IF-A, IF-B, IF-C) each having an address (MAC-1HW, MAC-2HW, MAC-3HW), a controller configured to define a group of the interfaces, the group including at least one interface, and to define a common logical address (MAC-1logical) for the group.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080013540 - System and method for selective delivery of media streams: A system and method for selectively delivering media streams to remote users is disclosed. In an embodiment of the present invention, the transmission of media streams to remote users is based on the time of day at remote locations. The time of day is computed from an offset from the... Agent: Matthew S. Gast
20080013541 - Selective header field dispatch in a network processing system: A method and structure are disclosed for dispatching appropriate data to a network processing system comprising an improved technique for extracting protocol header fields for use by the network processor. This technique includes basic classification of a packet according to the types of protocol headers present in the packet. Based... Agent: Driggs, Hogg & Fry Co. L.p.a.
20080013545 - Qos control system: In an access network linked to the core network that provides a service to a user equipment device, there is provided a QoS control system in which a QoS policy is decided based on the access type between user equipment device and the access network. The QoS control system for... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080013544 - Quality of service (qos) aware establishment of communication sessions: In general, this disclosure relates to the establishment of communication sessions between communication devices. In particular, this disclosure describes techniques that provide for quality of service (QoS) aware establishment of communication sessions. As an example, a communication device may attempt to reserve QoS for one or more codecs using a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080013542 - Apparatus and method for transmitting media data and apparatus and method for receiving media data: An apparatus for and method of transmitting media data, and an apparatus for and method of receiving media data are provided. The method of transmitting media data includes determining whether to multiplex a media data item; determining a stream identifier for identifying a packetization layer packet of a media data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080013543 - Apparatus and method to coordinate calendar searches in a network scheduler: A system that indicates which frame should next be removed by a scheduler from flow queues within a network device, such as a router, network processor, and like devices, is disclosed. The system includes a search engine that searches a set of calendars under the control of a Finite State... Agent: Driggs, Hogg & Fry Co. L.p.a.
20080013546 - Method and apparatus for session tracing and session logging in a peer-to-peer communication environment: Peer-A (101) broadcasts a Peer Lookup Query (107) to a Peer Discovery Service (PDS) (105). Peer-A (101) may receive a Peer Lookup Response (109) from any peer having the reachability information including a Time Stamp, and an Initial Sequence Number. Peer-A (101) may subsequently use the Time Stamp and Sequence... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080013547 - Ethernet layer 2 protocol packet switching: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an access node, and the access node includes ports. The access node is operable to perform downlink switching based upon a unique Provider Virtual Local Area Network tag (S-TAG) and a unique IEEE 802.1Q tag header (C-TAG) that is assigned to each port.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20080013548 - Data packet switch and method of operating same: A high speed data packet switch comprising input and output ports and a switch fabric to link each input port to each output port wherein each connection between input and output ports comprises a dynamic buffer memory for storing at least one data packet for a minimum specified storing time... Agent: Pastel Law Firm
20080013549 - Packet switching system, packet switching method, routing apparatus, structure of packet, and packet generating method: The packet switching system for transmitting and receiving a packet via a packet switching network 100, which comprises a plurality of routing tables (#0, #1, #2 . . . ), each of which has been generated by a unique routing policy, stored in the routing apparatuses deployed at the border,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013550 - Packet transmission method and packet transmission system: If a stored sequence number stored in a sequence number storage unit of a receiver coincides with a sequence number of a first arrival packet among a plurality of packets each having a smallest sequence number out of a plurality of packets stored in a packet reception buffer, then the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080013553 - Activation of multiple bearer services in a long term evolution system: The present invention is related to a method of activating multiple bearer services in a long term evolution (LTE) wireless communication system including multiple bearers. At least one of the multiple bearers is activated during initial attach procedures which combine an attach procedure with activate packet data protocol (PDP) context... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080013554 - Gateway for controlling electric equipment connected to lan through wan: A gateway controls electric equipment connected to LAN through WAN. The gateway has address mapping table that LAN address corresponds to WAN address, network layer unit for converting source address and destination address in network layer into WAN address for a packet received from LAN, and application layer unit for... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080013552 - Methods, systems and computer program products for communication load routing at a user location: Methods, systems and computer program products for load routing across a plurality of networks are provided. A request to exchange communication data between a user endpoint device and a target device is received. At an application layer, a first portion of the communication data associated with the request is allocated... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20080013556 - System for link independent multi-homing in heterogeneous access networks: A system for link-independent multihoming in a network having heterogeneous access network technologies is disclosed, providing such multihoming in a manner transparent to IP connections. The system of the present invention provides constructs and methods for: discovering and selecting a multihoming server; selecting a primary media access control (MAC) address;... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20080013551 - Border gateway protocol (bgp) routing policy manager, relay, and monitor: A system monitors signaling data transmitted between routers. The system includes at least one router that communicates signaling data via a session with at least one other router. The system also includes a network element that receives a copy of the signaling data via a control session established with the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080013557 - Method of transferring data between a sending station in a first network and a receiving station in a second network, and apparatus for controlling the communication between the sending station in the first network and the receiving station in the second: The invention relates to the field of network communication in a wide area, where a local network of a first type has a sending station that communicates with a receiving station in a local network of a second type. A network of a third type is in between the two... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20080013555 - Receiving system or terminal for contents via ip network: A system that allows contents to be viewed suitably and allows channels to be switched promptly in a multi channel IP broadcast via multicast delivery using a broadband network, the system including: a home gateway device connected to a network and capable of receiving a stream, in which a plurality... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080013558 - Wireless communication system, system controller, access point, station, communication control method and computer-readable medium storing communication control program: The use of a wireless interface is dynamically changeable according to connection states of stations belonging to access points. Therefore, limited wireless interfaces are efficiently utilized without requiring operation in which the user conducts a complex setting operation. First, connection states of stations belonging to access points are measured. Based... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080013560 - Data stream adapter: An adaptation circuit receiving first data at the rate of a first request signal and providing second data corresponding to the first data at the rate of a second request signal, the circuit comprising a control device generating control data indicating one of three orders and likely to change at... Agent: Plevy Howard, PC
20080013559 - Systems and methods for applying back-pressure for sequencing in quality of service: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data communication. Certain embodiments provide a method including temporarily holding data being transmitted, determining a sequence of the data based at least on data priority and metering transmission of the data based on at least one user-specified metering criterion... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080013561 - Memory interleaving in a high-speed switching environment: In one embodiment of the present invention, a system for memory interleaving in a high-speed switching environment includes multiple memory units that each include one or more memory devices. The system also includes multiple port modules. Each port module can receive a packet communicated from a component of a communications... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080013562 - Apparatus and method for demultiplication: Disclosed is a demultiplexer for demultiplexing a multiplexed stream, obtained on time division multiplexing a plurality of elementary streams. A buffer controller, forming this demultiplexer, writes a multiplexed stream, beginning from a location specified by a data write pointer of a ring buffer, configured for storing data of the multiplexed... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20080013563 - Channel-switching multicast distribution apparatus and method, and multicast reception apparatus: A channel-switching multicast distribution apparatus in a system for providing channels by multicast. The apparatus includes a device for receiving multicast data of a first multicast group for a first channel; a device for storing the received multicast data; a delaying device for reading the stored multicast data, and delaying... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20080013564 - P-persistent carrier sense multiple access (csma) for non-packetized wireless digital voice networks: A communications system includes a plurality of radios that form a CSMA wireless communications network to communicate none-packetized digital voice with each other. Each radio is operative for dividing the period following the end of a received transmission into a sequence of time slots, each having a duration at least... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20080013565 - Reverse polling algorithm for shared resources to reduce collisions in a network: A method for reducing collisions within a plurality of networks, each of the plurality of networks having a plurality of workstations physically communicating over a plurality of shared communication channels, the method comprising: determining if a communication channel is available for transmitting data between the plurality of workstations; transmitting the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division
20080013566 - Self-organized and self-managed ad hoc communications network: A self-organized and self-managed ad hoc network operates without the intervention of arbitration, collision detectors, hubs, master controllers, switches, or routers. The network may include both fixed and/or mobile stations. A self-organized and self-managed order of transmission sequence is automatically determined by the stations in the network, and then each... Agent: Powell Goldstein LLP
20080013567 - Random medium access methods with backoff adaptation to traffic: Using low PF values in conjunction with traffic-adapted contention windows leads to substantial decreases in delay and jitter. In general, adaptation to traffic reduces contention or delay: opening up the contention window in congestion and closing it on relief. Residual backoff adaptation provides for the reduction of the already decremented... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080013568 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for a network node engine: An apparatus for a network node includes a programmable network node. The programmable network node includes a programmable signal processing element, and a processor. The processor may be configured to communicate with one or more networks and at least one device configured to communicate in a format different from the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20080013569 - Universal controller and signal monitor: A universal controller supports multiple different computer protocols to enable endpoint communications between two or more electronic devices according to a desired protocol. Controller firmware modules embedded in an integrated circuit identify a particular protocol in a data communication received from a first external device, select from among multiple protocol... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20080013570 - Establishing two or more simultaneous channels of communication with a user: One embodiment presented herein comprises a method of establishing at least two simultaneous forms of communication between at least two entities. The method can use a service to facilitate the communication or the entities can establish communications on their own (or one entity could be establishing multiple forms of communication... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20080013571 - Wireless internet access with enhanced bandwidth capabilities: Techniques for efficiently and economically providing data transfer through wireless data networks. These techniques are particularly suitable for Internet data transfers. In one aspect, mobile devices are able to be allocated additional wireless channels to obtain increased data transfer capabilities. The additional wireless channels can be used for unicast, multicast... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20080013572 - System and method for executing distributed software: A system for executing distributed software under hard real-time conditions comprises a plurality of nodes and a communication channel. Nodes are allowed to transmit data across the communication channel within time windows relative to repetitive communication time intervals of the communication channel, wherein a number of bytes transmitted within the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20080013573 - Method of frame synchronization: A method of frame synchronization includes: inserting synchronous pilots including odd synchronous pilots and even synchronous pilots in a frame; transmitting first signals on the odd synchronous pilots, and transmitting second signals of inverse values of the first signals transmitted on the odd synchronous pilots on the even synchronous pilots;... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP01/10/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080008081 - Adaptative multi-carrier code division multiple access: A system for performing adaptative multi-carrier code division multiple access (AMC-CDMA) includes first circuitry and modulator circuitry. The first circuitry determines a channel performance metric for each of a plurality of channels. The first circuitry determines at least one parameter of bit loading for each of the channels based on... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20080008082 - Method and apparatus for estimating timing error and frequency offset of hpi system: The present invention relates to a method for estimating a timing error and a frequency offset in a high-speed portable Internet system and a method thereof. A predetermined preamble symbol is added to an OFDM frame to be transmitted by a transmitter according to an exemplary embodiment of the present... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20080008083 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing low-density parity-check block length selection: A transmitter determines a number of available bits (Navbits) in a minimum number of orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) symbols in which a data field of a packet may fit, by Navbits=(NCBPS*(1+USTBC))*ceil(Npld/(NCBPS*R*(1+USTBC))), where USTBC equals 1 when Space-Time Block Code (STBC) is used and 0 otherwise, where Npld=LENGTH*8+16, where NCBPS... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080008084 - Method and apparatus for performing digital communications: A wired and wireless communication method, and more particularly a method and apparatus for reducing a PAPR (Peak to Average Power Ratio) in an OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) system. A transmitter of the OFDM system designates, as a coset leader, a vector capable of minimizing a PAPR in a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080008085 - Variable priority of network connections for preemptive protection: Even though network connections have priorities for reconnection and preemption of other connections upon a failure, these priorities are fixed based on the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Service Provider and the customer, and do not depend on the actual outage time, or downtime, during the operation of the... Agent: Aka Chan LLP / Cisco
20080008086 - Load balancing communication device and load balance management device: In a load balancing communication device and a load balance management device configuring a load balancing system, a storage holds, when the device is a load balancing communication device of a working system, working communication information of the device itself and protection communication information corresponding to working communication information of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080008087 - Method and system for improving communication reliability: A system and a method for improving communication reliability include: in normal working status, an access layer device communicating with a user terminal through a primary working link; when a failure of the primary working link between the access layer device and the user terminal is detected, switching the working... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080008088 - Wireless switch network architecture implementing mobility areas within a mobility domain: Techniques are provided for configuring wireless switches within a mobility domain. In one implementation, a first designated wireless switch and a first client wireless switch are configured as part of a first mobility area of the mobility domain. An internal peering session is established between the first client wireless switch... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080008089 - Optimal route selection in a content delivery network: A routing mechanism, service or system operable in a distributed networking environment. One preferred environment is a content delivery network (CDN) wherein the present invention provides improved connectivity back to an origin server, especially for HTTP traffic. In a CDN, edge servers are typically organized into regions, with each region... Agent: Law Office Of David H. Judson
20080008090 - Method for distributed hierarchical admission control across a cluster: A network cluster is provided herein having a plurality of cluster members. In order to control the admission of client requests sent to the cluster, one member of the cluster is elected “reservation coordinator.” The reservation coordinator runs a reservation algorithm for controlling the distribution of rate capacity across members... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel LLP
20080008091 - Qos control system: A QoS control system for controlling allocation of a resource in a network, comprising: a terminal unit; a node unit for transferring a packet which is sent and to be received by the terminal unit; a resource requesting unit for requesting to allocate of a resource of the node unit;... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080008093 - Maintaining quality of service for multi-media packet data services in a transport network: A method and an apparatus for maintaining a quality of service (QoS) for a multi-media packet data service in a transport network is provided. The method comprises determining a first packet loss indication for a first flow of QoS traffic packets. The method further comprises determining a second packet loss... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080008095 - Method for distributed traffic shaping across a cluster: A network is provided herein comprising a plurality of network resources, and at least one network cluster having a plurality of cluster members. Each member of the cluster may be configured for utilizing one or more of the network resources and for tracking usage thereof. For example, each member of... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel LLP
20080008097 - Methods and apparatus for providing measurement reports in a network environment: Methods and apparatus for providing measurement reports in a network environment. A method is provided that operates to provide a measurement report. The method includes receiving a report control message that comprises at least one parameter, measuring an error rate of a flow based on the at least parameter, generating... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080008094 - Methods for distributing rate limits and tracking rate consumption across members of a cluster: A network cluster is provided herein having a plurality of cluster members. One member of the cluster (i.e., the “reservation coordinator”) is responsible for controlling the distribution of rate capacity across members of the cluster. In general, rate capacity may be distributed in a hierarchical fashion to account for the... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel LLP
20080008092 - Reducing packet loss for a packet data service during congestion in a transport network: A method and an apparatus for reducing packet loss for a packet data service during congestion in a transport network are provided. The method comprises measuring a packet loss rate over a time period in one or more flows of data traffic packets associated with the packet data service to... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080008096 - System and method for managing playout time in packet communication network: A system, method, and computer program product for dynamically managing packet delay of a received packet of data between multiple endpoints, including a delay estimator module adapted to calculate packet delay of the received packet of data. The system further includes a predictor module adapted for predicting a playout time... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20080008098 - Communication network design: A communication network design circuit can derive a path and a necessary link capacity for multiple point communication service permitting arbitrary communication within a predetermined range of communication amount by providing traffic amount of data in-flowing through an ingress node and traffic amount of data flowing out through an egress... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP
20080008099 - Packet processing system architecture and method: A packet processing system architecture and method are provided. According to a first aspect of the invention, a plurality of quality of service indicators are provided for a packet, each with an assigned priority, and a configurable priority resolution scheme is utilized to select one of the quality of service... Agent: Howrey LLP
20080008101 - Computer-readable medium storing test support program, test support apparatus, and test support method: A computer-readable medium storing a test support program capable of automating generation of test requests to a Web server, including a request the contents of which cannot be outputted by a browser, a test support apparatus, and a test support method. A default request generation section generates request data for... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080008100 - Transport stream processing device and transport stream processing method: A processor detects a data error in the TS packet by utilizing a value of “adaptation_field_control” and a value of “adaptation_field_length” included in the TS packet of a transport stream. A TS packet filter of the processor deletes the relevant TS packet in the transport stream if the data error... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080008102 - Tracing an optical path of a communication network: Tracing a path of a communication network includes sending a path message through a sequence of nodes in response to receiving a notification of a networking problem. The sequence comprises an initiating node, a set of intermediate nodes, and a terminating node. The following is repeated for each intermediate node:... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080008103 - Communication network system and wakeup method for un-wakeup node: A vehicular network communication apparatus and method detects and wakes up a sleeping network node through transmission of a pseudo-wakeup signal after an initial wake up fails for one or more nodes in the network.... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.
20080008104 - Technique for efficiently determining acceptable link-based loop free alternates in a computer network: A technique efficiently determines acceptable link-based loop free alternates (LFAS) in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a protecting network device configured to protect a link (“protected link”) distinguishes other network devices (e.g., of the same domain as the protecting network device) as either network edge devices (i.e.,... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20080008105 - User-controlled telecommunications system: Disclosed are systems and methods that enable an end user to control the parameters, behavior, and identity of network communications regardless of the limitations placed upon these controls by the end user's communications device or communications service provider. An intermediate media proxy resides on a telecommunications network and accepts inbound... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20080008106 - Method and arrangement for providing communication group information to a client: A method and arrangement for making membership information in communication groups easily available to clients. A group management server (202A) receives a group creation request (2.1) from a first client (A) for a new group comprising at least a second client (B). A list (Li) of members in the group... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080008107 - Transceiver for bidirectional frequency division multiplexed transmission: The present invention relates to a transceiver for bidirectional frequency division multiplexed transmission, a communication system including one or more transceivers. Optionally, the communication system is a communication system for a digital subscriber line. The transceiver comprises transmission means with a voltage source output or a current source output for... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080008108 - File transmission terminal: A file transmission technique that does not make retransmission control complex even in a case in which a transmission error occurs is provided. A communication terminal executes a transmission job for transmitting an inspection indication file to the apparatus. When there is an error either in transmitting the inspection indication... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080008109 - Method and apparatus for bridging wireless control networks: An aspect of the invention relates to a method and apparatus for the communication between a first wireless control network and a second wireless control network. In one embodiment, a message from a second network node in the second wireless control network that is intended for a first network node... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP Motorola, Inc.
20080008111 - Method and apparatus for using short addresses in a communication system: Methods and apparatus for communicating between an access terminal (AT) and remote device via an access point (AP) are described. For communications over the air link, between an AP and an AT a short address corresponding to the remote device is used for routing packets to/from the remote device. This... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080008110 - Radio communication system, radio communication method, base station device, and terminal device: A base station apparatus 1 sends a notification of dedicated data transmission to a space division multiplexed terminal MSm and also sends a notification of information concerning a transmission beam 4 used in a different terminal space division multiplexed and information concerning signal power used in the different terminal normalized... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20080008112 - Transmission method for uplink transport layer: A transmission method for an uplink transport layer in a mobile communication network provided with a plurality of mobile stations, a plurality of base stations and a radio network controller includes the step of: each base station receiving and decoding a data packet from the mobile station; each base station... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008113 - Control system and method in a communication system: In a control method of a communication system, a Base Station (BS) receives noise and interference information from at least one neighboring BS in charge of a neighboring cell being adjacent to a serving cell of the BS, calculates a control value of Mobile Stations (MSs) located in the serving... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080008122 - Apparatus and method for concurrently supporting data service and voice service: A system and method are provided for concurrently supporting a data service and circuit based voice service in the data mode when a mobile communication system is operating in the data mode, including steps for, when a Base Station (BS) pages a Mobile Station (MS) in the data mode, forming... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080008117 - Method and system for employing a dedicated device for position estimation by a wlan positioning system: Methods and systems of employing a dedicated device for position estimation by a WLAN-based positioning system. A device estimates the position of itself in response to gathering wireless signal information from WLAN access points (APs). The device includes a receive-only WLAN radio module for receiving WLAN signals transmitted by WLAN... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080008119 - System and method of gathering and caching wlan packet information to improve position estimates of a wlan positioning device: Methods and systems of gathering and caching WLAN packet information to improve position estimates of a WLAN positioning device. A device estimates the position of itself. The device includes a WLAN radio module for receiving WLAN signals transmitted by WLAN APs in range of said device, extraction logic for extracting... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080008118 - System and method of gathering wlan packet samples to improve position estimates of wlan positioning device: Systems and methods of gathering WLAN packet samples to improve position estimates of WLAN positioning device. A device estimates the position of itself in response to gathering wireless signal information from WLAN access points (APs). The device includes a WLAN radio module for receiving WLAN signals transmitted by WLAN APs... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080008120 - System and method of improving sampling of wlan packet information to improve estimates of doppler frequency of a wlan positioning device: Systems and methods of improving sampling of WLAN packet information to improve estimates of Doppler frequency of a WLAN positioning device. A device estimates the position of itself. The device includes a WLAN radio module for receiving WLAN signals transmitted by WLAN APs in range of said device, extraction logic... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080008121 - System and method of passive and active scanning of wlan-enabled access points to estimate position of a wlan positioning device: Systems and methods of passive and active scanning of WLAN-enabled access points to estimate position of a WLAN positioning device. A device estimates the position of itself. The device includes a WLAN radio module for receiving WLAN signals, extraction logic for extracting information from said received WLAN signals to identify... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080008123 - Touch type bluetooth match system, bluetooth devices for same: A touch type bluetooth match system includes a bluetooth master device for transmitting digital/analog data by means of bluetooth technology and capable of inquiring connection by an active mode, and a bluetooth slave device for transmitting digital/analog data by means of bluetooth technology and capable of being connected by a... Agent: John G. Chupa Law Offices Of John Chupa & Associates, P.C.
20080008124 - System and method for avoiding interference between two communications systems: A system and method for avoiding mutual interference between two communications system is disclosed. One embodiment of the invention provides a system that includes a fixed unit and a portable unit. The fixed unit has a fixed transceiver. The portable unit has a portable transceiver. The fixed transceiver and the... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
20080008116 - Systems and methods for wireless resource management with multi-protocol management: Systems and methods for management of resources in wireless networks such as IEEE 802.11 and 802.16 networks are described. Wireless resource management within a network specific configuration may be implemented in a combination of hardware and software based on knowledge of network and device specific parameters. Management of resources may... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080008115 - Transmission of control information after optional selection and compression within a radio communication network: A remote transmission station (S1), for a transmission installation (ID) in a radio communication network with a control unit (MS) for transmission stations with selected administration protocol, comprises controlled units (E11, E21) and is located in a part of the network separated from the control unit (MS) by a transmission... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008114 - Upnp device control protocol for mobile telephones: A UPnP device control protocol for mobile telephones. The device control protocol of the present invention defines the services, actions, and state variables that a UPnP mobile device would expose to a UPnP network. According to the present invention, a mobile telephone or device would act primarily as a UPnP... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080008126 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication method: An object is to provide a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method enabling improvement of communication efficiency. A communication control portion of a mobile station determines, in a procedure prior to data communication with a base station, a time interval for performing data transmission/reception with the base station.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080008125 - Method and apparatus for configuring nodes in a wireless network: Methods, systems, devices and computer programs for configuring nodes on a wireless network can include generating a security key for the network, setting the security settings on the access point based on the security key, and saving the security key in a profile data file on a removable memory device... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080008127 - Method and apparatus for handover of wireless communication between networks: A method is provided for handover of a communication of a mobile communication device between a first radio access network and a second radio access network. The method comprises storing, by at least one of the communication device and an element of the first radio access network, a context of... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20080008129 - Mobility relay techniques for reducing layer 3 mobility control traffic and peering sessions to provide scalability in large wireless switch networks: Techniques and technologies are provided for relaying control messages between wireless switches in different mobility areas of a mobility domain. For example, the mobility domain can be divided into a first mobility area having a first designated wireless switch and a second mobility area having a second designated wireless switch.... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080008128 - Techniques for resolving wireless client device layer 3 mobility state conflicts between wireless switches within a mobility domain: Techniques and technologies are provided for resolving conflicts among wireless switches associated with a wireless client device regarding a layer 3 (L3) mobility state of the wireless client device at the wireless switches. A conflict regarding the L3 mobility state of the wireless client device between a first wireless switch... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080008131 - Efficient media independent handover protocol operation enhancements: The present invention modifies existing media independent handover (MIH) function (MIHF) frame format as defined by the IEEE 802.21 standard. In one embodiment, the variable load of the MIHF frame is modified to eliminate the MIHF variable header by defining the MIHF identification (ID) field and the session ID field... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080008132 - Mobile communication apparatus and channel switching method for ad-hoc communication: A communication apparatus and method for channel switching for ad-hoc communication provides effective utilization of an infrastructure communication channel while preventing a deterioration in the quality of the infrastructure communication affected by a transmission signal used in the ad-hoc communication. Typically, the number of channels that can be used for... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080008130 - Mobile station device and communication partner selection method: It is possible to surely improve the throughput in a handover area in the MIMO communication and increase the cell coverage. Channel estimation units (104-1, 104-2) perform a channel estimation by using a common pilot signal transmitted from each base station device and acquire a channel matrix for each cell.... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080008133 - Adjustment of a clear channel assessment (cca) threshold: Embodiments of adjustment of a clear channel assessment threshold are presented herein.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC C/o Intellevate
20080008134 - Communications system transmitting/receiving using plural antennas, transmission apparatus and reception apparatus of the system: In a disclosed transmission apparatus, a control channel transmission antenna number selection control portion selects the number of transmission antennas that transmit a control channel in accordance with transmission quality information received from a quality information measurement portion of a reception apparatus. In addition, a control channel generation portion generates... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080008135 - Communication control method, wireless communication system, and wireless communication device: There are provided scheduling and a resend control system, which match simultaneous communications using a plurality of carriers. For individual carriers to be used, the simultaneous resend control of the carriers is made by notifying channel information and a data decoding result and by managing the resend numbers. Even in... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20080008136 - Pilot reference transmission for a wireless communication system: A pilot reference transmission scheme well suited for high data rate wireless communication systems is disclosed. To maximize the amount of interference from transmissions from neighboring transmission sources (e.g., access points or base stations) during the pilot interval, and hence minimize the amount of interference from non-transmitting sources during the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080008140 - Conditional utilization of private short-range wireless networks for service provision and mobility: A system for managing the integration of a private short-range wireless network into a service/mobility domain. The private short-range wireless network may be converted into a semi-private short range wireless network by managing access to the network in accordance with rules defined by a home user. These rules allow a... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20080008137 - Method and system of communication among a plurality of mobile nodes: A method and system of communication among a plurality of mobile nodes is provided. The method comprises establishing (205) a first node group comprising a first plurality of mobile nodes having a first direction of movement and communicatively coupled within a first network and establishing (210) a second node group... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20080008141 - Methods and apparatus for providing a virtualization system for multiple media access control connections of a wireless communication platform: Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing a virtualization system for multiple media access control connections of a wireless communication platform are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20080008145 - Mobile radio terminal apparatus and address resolution method: As means for conducting address resolution corresponding to each of application servers to be connected to network applications, respectively, a the address resolution sub-unit, an IP protocol stack sub-unit, and an address resolution sub-unit, an IP protocol stack sub-unit, are provided such that the address resolution is conducted for each... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20080008144 - Mobile video system for vehicles: A mobile video system for vehicles, which includes a wireless receiver, a decoder, a sound device, a display and a controller. The wireless receiver receives a wireless video signal and demodulates the video signal to thereby produce a digital transport stream. The decoder receives and decodes the digital transport stream... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080008148 - Radio bridge communication apparatus: A radio bridging device is used for a communications network. If a source host transmits a communications request directed to a destination host, the radio bridging device records an IP address and a MAC address of the source host and an IP address of the destination host in a local... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080008146 - Radio network controller and method for handover of mobile terminal: In a radio network controller (100), a buffer (161) for buffering data received from a mobile terminal (MT) via different base stations (BS1 and BSX) is expanded in accordance with the magnitude of the difference between the data transmission time from the base station (BS1) to the radio network controller... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080008143 - Secure provisioning methods and apparatus for mobile communication devices operating in wireless local area networks (wlans): Methods and apparatus for use in securely provisioning a mobile communication device in a wireless local area network (WLAN) having a plurality of wireless access points (APs) are described. In one illustrative method, a provisioning procedure is performed between the mobile communication device and the WLAN via the provisioning wireless... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center
20080008139 - System and method for establishing communication network: A system, method, and computer program product for establishing a communication network, including a plurality of access points, wherein each access point includes a plurality of devices adapted to operate in communication to a proximate corresponding access point. The system further includes a communication module disposed in the plurality of... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20080008138 - Tdma channel access scheduling with neighbor indirect acknowledgment algorithm (nbia) for ad-hoc networks: A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) includes a source mobile node, a destination mobile node, and a plurality of neighboring mobile nodes. The mobile nodes are operative for contending for a plurality of time division multiple access (TDMA) slots in a frame using beacons. Each neighboring node selects a TDMA slot... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20080008142 - Voice communication device for providing voice over wireless local area network (vowlan) communication using a single microprocessor: A voice communication device for providing voice over wireless local area network (VoWLAN) communication using a single microprocessor. A wireless transceiver is configured for receiving and transmitting voice traffic over a wireless connection. A microprocessor is configured to perform signal processing of the voice traffic and to provide control functions... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20080008147 - Wireless station, wireless communication system, wireless communication control method, and computer-readable medium: The present invention provides a wireless communication system that prevents radio interference between a wireless access point and a wireless device, even where the wireless access point cannot recognize the existence of the wireless device to be an interference source that causes radio interference with a radio wave from the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080008150 - Method and apparatus for delivering ipp2t (ip-push-to-talk) wireless lan mobile radio service: A wireless subscriber terminal (ST) for use with IP push-to-talk (PP2T) service using a wireless local area network (WLAN) operating in a plurality of modes, including a mobile terminal having an ability to communicate over the air to a wireless Access Point (AP), the mobile terminal further programmable to use... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080008149 - Method and system for implementing soft time reuse in wireless communication system: A method for implementing soft time reuse includes: selecting for a cell or sector at least one time slot as a primary time slot and at least another one time slot as a secondary time slot; using the primary time slot at the border of the cell or sector; setting... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20080008151 - Method, system, access terminal and access network for transmitting forward traffic channel at fixed rate: The present invention provides a method, a system, an access terminal and an access network for transmitting a forward traffic channel at a fixed rate. In the present invention, an access terminal transmits identification information of one or more specific forward carrier links to an access network when the access... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080008152 - Mac layer reconfiguration in a mobile communication system: The invention relates to method and apparatus for reconfiguring a MAC entity of a MAC layer of the apparatus receiving protocol data units from a mobile terminal via on uplink upon reconfiguration of the uplink channel. Further, the invention relates to methods and mobile terminals for triggering the transmission of... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080008153 - Method for selecting an operating mode based on a detected synchornization pattern: A method includes: receiving a burst including payload and a synchronization field, wherein the synchronization field contains a synchronization pattern; selecting, from a plurality of expected synchronization patterns, a target synchronization pattern dependent on an operating mode; comparing the received synchronization pattern against the target synchronization pattern; and if the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080008154 - Host device, device unit, communication system, and data transmission/reception method: A host device according to an embodiment of the present invention sends to a plurality of device units a specific token packet including address information of a first device unit and a general token transmission time derived from an execution time of a plurality of consecutive transactions upon execution of... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080008155 - Method and apparatus for decoding mpe-fec frame in dvb-h system: Provided is a method and apparatus for decoding a Multi-Protocol Encapsulation Forward Error Correction (MPE-FEC) frame in a Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) system. Packet Identifier (PID) filtering is performed on a Transport Stream (TS) packet received via a wireless network to detect a TS packet, and a table ID is... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20080008156 - Method and apparatus for frame synchronization in a communication network: A method and apparatus for frame synchronization in a communication network is provided. The communication network includes a plurality of base stations. The method includes determining the start time of reception of a downlink frame received from each of at least a second base station. The method also includes determining... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080008157 - Method and apparatus for parallel registration and call establishment: Techniques for performing registration in parallel with call establishment to reduce delay are described. A user equipment (UE) performs registration with a communication network, e.g., in response to a user placing an emergency call. The UE establishes the call in parallel with performing registration. The UE updates the call with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080008160 - Bandwidth management for internet telephony: A system and method to manage Internet telephony bandwidth including a network switch to collect network information, and a telephone switch coupled with a network switch to dynamically allocate bandwidth of an Internet telephone based on network information received from a network switch are described herein.... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. / Sun / Stk
20080008158 - Internet protocol-private branch exchange for providing internet messenger function and internet terminal for use therewith: An instant messenger service system for providing an instant messenger service is disclosed. The instant messenger service system comprises at least one communication terminal for storing at least one instant messenger software, and using the instant messenger service through wired local area network communication and/or wireless local area network communication,... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP
20080008159 - Method and system for generic multiprotocol convergence over wireless air interface: Data packets of multiple different protocols are transmitted over a broadband wireless air interface between network stations subscribing to the broadband wireless access service. A first network station receives data packets of different network protocols in an upper layer for transmission to a second station over the wireless air interface.... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20080008161 - Voice communication device for providing cellular and voice over wireless local area network (vowlan) communication using a single microprocessor: A voice communication device for providing cellular and voice over wireless local area network (VoWLAN) communication using a single microprocessor. A wireless local area network (WLAN) transceiver is configured for receiving and transmitting voice traffic over a WLAN. A cellular transceiver is configured for receiving and transmitting voice traffic over... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20080008162 - Method and system for network path discrimination: A system and method for provisionable, multi-modal communications, including detecting a provisioning condition, selecting a communications mode based on the provisioning condition from a first usage mode, a second usage mode, and a third usage mode, and displaying an interface corresponding to the selected communications mode. The first usage mode... Agent: MoserIPLaw Group / Vonage Holdings Corp .
20080008163 - Unified message system and method: A unified messaging system, method and user interface is provided for a handheld mobile communication device. The method may include the following steps: (a) receiving a notification signal at the wireless device via the wireless data channel indicating that the unified messaging system received and stored a voice mail message... Agent: David B. Cochran, Esq. Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
20080008164 - Network wireless telephone and method for using such wireless telephone in a network: In an Internet telephone network, a radio access point is provided, the network interface in a telephone terminal is designed as a radio interface and the telephone terminal is a system telephone with special functions, carried out based on a telephone system protocol, in which the radio interface of the... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20080008165 - Multi-interface communication device, terminal, and path switching method: A router, if judging that a routing function is impossible to execute, sends out a connection instruction message including the address of a terminal on a local network terminating the relaying flow, to another router to solicit switching. The router having received the connection instruction message starts a process for... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080008166 - Method of detecting defective module and signal processing apparatus: A method detects a defective module in a signal processing apparatus having modules capable of communicating with each other. The method includes the step of incrementing the number of occurrences of communication failure for each module relevant to communication where a communication failure has occurred, upon occurrence of the communication... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080008167 - Determining strategy for multicast and/or unicast transmission to correct forward errors: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for correcting errors. In one embodiment, among others, a method comprises receiving a plurality of error indications from a plurality of respective receivers. The receivers are configured to receive a data stream of packets transmitted within a multicast channel. Each error indication indicates which... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley
20080008174 - Method and arrangement for processing management and control messages: The invention relates to processing management or control messages in a packet or cell switched data network. In an arrangement according to the invention, a protocol packet (131) is provided with a selection identifier that indicates the sub-system (145) of the receiving network element (102), which sub-system operates the management... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080008168 - Methods and apparatus for providing optimal identification and processing of layer 3 control channels: A method for processing token identifiers for Layer 3 (L3) control channels when encapsulated in a tunneling protocol. Rather than encapsulating an L3 control channel with a secondary L3 (or Layer 4 ‘L4 ’) header, a generic (non-Layer 3 header) identifier, or token identifier, is used to encapsulate the control... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20080008170 - Communication system, communication method, and program: An object of the present application is to provide a technology that can achieve packet communication between terminals connected to the Internet by way of a relay server in a faster and safer manner. The system of present application is a communication system characterized in that, on receipt of a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008172 - Dynamic resource re-allocation in a packet based video display interface: A packet based display interface 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 receiver unit coupled to the... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20080008173 - Methods and apparatus for transmitting data in a packet network: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for transmitting data, such as biometric data or Internet telephone data, in a packet network. Packets we split and interchanged prior to transmission across a packet network, such that packets that reach their destination may be processed, even in the presence of lost or delayed... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080008169 - Redundant packet switching system and system switching method of redundant packet switching system: From a time point of last confirmation of operation of the working device 51 until a time point of next confirmation, the standby device 52 receives the same packet as that whose transfer processing is executed by the working device from the interface units 521-1˜521-n, processes the packet by the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008171 - System and method for detecting and interception of ip sharer: Disclosed is an IP sharer detecting and intercepting system and method. According to the IP sharer detecting and intercepting method, all the IP packets transmitted through the network are detected, an ID value of the IP header is extracted from the detected IP packets, and an IP sharer user is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20080008176 - Apparatus and method for providing multicast/broadcast service in broadband wireless communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for providing a Multicast/Broadcast Service MBS service in a broadband wireless communication system. In a method for receiving an MBS service at a user terminal in a broadband wireless communication system, an MBS request message is transmitted to a content server, and an MBS... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080008177 - Apparatus for receiving data broadcast signal and method of processing the same: An apparatus for receiving a data broadcast signal and method of processing the same are disclosed, by which a quality of data broadcasting is enhanced. The present invention includes receiving the data broadcast signal including a data broadcast application and information for the data broadcast application, if a use state... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20080008175 - Method and apparatus for providing internet protocol datacasting(ipdc) service, and method and apparatus for processing ipdc service: Provided are a method and apparatus for providing an Internet Protocol Datacasting (IPDC) service. The IPDC service providing apparatus includes a data input unit generating an IP packet and signaling information of the IP packet; a packet generation control unit determining a type of an Internet Protocol Data Group (IPDG)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008180 - Communication apparatus, communication control method, and computer product: A communication apparatus that is present between each of receiver and sender LANs including a user network and a WAN, and relays a packet exchanged between the sender and receiver LANs through the WAN while correcting an error in the packet. The communication apparatus determines whether to perform error correction... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080008179 - Geolocation-based addressing method for ipv6 addresses: One feature provides a method for encoding geolocation information into a next-generation internet protocol (IP) address, such as IPv6, to facilitate distribution of geolocation information among networked devices. A request for an IP address assignment is received from a network device. The geographical location for the network device is obtained.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080008178 - Method and apparatus for actively discovering internet protocol equal cost multiple paths and associate metrics: Methods and apparatus for identifying a best path from a plurality of equal cost paths while accounting for service level agreement (SLA) metrics are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for routing a packet that has a payload using a node includes obtaining the packet,... Agent: Cisco Systems, Inc. Scientific-atlanta, Inc.
20080008182 - Method for ethernet data frame learning and forwarding, ethernet network and bridge: In an Ethernet network divided into multiple domains, a method for Ethernet data frame data learning includes: receiving through a bridge port of a domain of the Ethernet network an Ethernet data frame containing a source Media Access Conrol (MAC) address; and generating a forwarding matching entry including a destination... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20080008181 - Packet transferring node: In the case of a “distributed” integrated network node (architecture), a specific judgment process cannot be executed in any routing and transferring unit. The routing and transferring unit has been required to share such judgment process related information with an enhanced processing unit or with other routing and transferring units.... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20080008183 - Communication device, storage medium, integrated circuit, and communication system: It is an object of the present invention to provide a QoS controllable communication device and communication system. A device 114 such as a first IP telephone comprising a QoS control unit 121 of the present invention transmits first transmission control data to a device 111 such as a PC... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080008184 - Communications system, communications method, network manager, and transfer device: A communications system which allows data transfer not using a terminal ID assigned by an access network but using routing information distinct from the terminal ID is provided. The communications system transmits data including, as a destination address, a second terminal ID, from a first terminal to the second terminal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080008185 - System and method for reducing required memory usage between communication servers: An arrangement and method for reducing memory usage for communications between servers in a communication network utilizing the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) by controlling establishment of SIP-Tunnels. A single SIP-Tunnel for a certain event package is utilized for multiple subscriptions between one instance of a requesting server such as a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080008186 - Apparatus and method for enhancing block ack in wlan: An apparatus and method of enhancing a block Ack in a WLAN is disclosed. The apparatus includes a frame verification module receiving a plurality of data frames and selecting erroneous frames, a sequence control mapping module mapping sequence numbers of the selected frames with spoofing numbers, and a frame combining... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008187 - Transmission convergence sublayer circuit and operating method for asynchronous receiver: A transmission convergence sublayer circuit is coupled between a buffer and a deframer. The deframer submits a data stream enable signal and data bytes to the circuit. The data stream enable signal enables the circuit so that multiple groups of byte data belonging to a data cell are received and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080008189 - Maximization of throughput under a fairness constraint in dwdm-based optical networks: A method for enhancing the carrying capacity of a network, comprising the steps of detecting the level of traffic incident on the network, and reserving, dynamically, wavelengths for a class of traffic according to the level of traffic incident on the network. The network can be a dense wavelength division... Agent: Dunlap Codding & Rogers, P.C.
20080008188 - Systems and methods for wireless resource management with quality of service (qos) management: Systems and methods for management of resources in wireless networks such as IEEE 802.11 and 802.16 networks are described. Wireless resource management within a network specific configuration may be implemented in a combination of hardware and software based on knowledge of network and device specific parameters. Management of resources may... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080008190 - Method and apparatus for distributing statistical multiplex signals to handheld devices: An aspect of the invention relates to a method and apparatus for statistically multiplexing content from a plurality of encoders. In one example, a respective need data value from each of the encoders is received. A separate bandwidth allocation is designated for each of the encoders based on the respective... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20080008191 - Network system, image-processing device, image-processing method, computer-readable medium, computer data signal, and network-setting device: A network system includes a terminal on a network, and a network-setting device, wherein the terminal has a temporary address acquisition unit that acquires a temporary address from an address assignment device; a notification sending unit that sends a notification, including the acquired temporary address, to the network-setting device; and... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20080008192 - Relay device, path control method, and path control program: The relay device, comprising an address correspondence holding section which holds, for each of the terminals, the IP address and real MAC address of the terminal and a virtual MAC address being a MAC address that is virtual; a proxy reply section which, when a first ARP request frame that... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080008193 - Signalling system and method: A method of routing a message is described, comprising: receiving a message indicating an operation to be performed by a destination node; determining an address of the destination node by consulting a local database indicating the address of the destination node; initiating a dialogue with the destination node; and sending... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080008197 - Communication device and control method for the same: A communication device carries out a routing operation of data between a first network and a second network. The communication device comprises: a first interface connected to the first network; a second interface connected to the second network; and a processor that assigns an IP address to a user terminal... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080008201 - Communication terminal, a method for communication, and a program strorage medium storing a program thereof: Communication terminals are provided with a short range wireless communication interface. Some communication terminals are also provided with a long range wireless communication interface. A communication terminal having both interfaces is determined to become a segment manager by a plurality of communication terminals. A segment manager and its neighboring communication... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080008194 - Device, system and method for bypassing application specific data traffic past network routing devices: A system (30) and network bypass device (28) for bypassing application specific data traffic past a network routing device. The network routing device routes data traffic between a first network, such as the Internet or wide-area network (WAN) and a second network, such as a residential network or other local... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20080008199 - Gateway apparatus and system: For achieving smooth facilities of services within a home network system where service applications of a plural number of service undertakes are mixed with, management is made upon a use memory volume for an application and an accessing authority to equipments within a home by means of a home gateway,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080008200 - Guaranteed services method and apparatus in bridged lan: Provided are a guaranteed services method and apparatus in bridged LAN. streams are transmitted through bridges to a plurality of listener stations in a distributed network, and each bridge performs filtering, stream group registration and authentication for the streams. Accordingly, quality of service (QoS) in a distributed network can be... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008196 - Heterogenous network interworking method of a node having multiple network interfaces: Provided is a heterogeneous network interworking method for a mobile node having multiple network interfaces. When the mobile node moves from a first network to a second network, the method includes transmitting a packet via a first network interface at the first network, before moving to the second network, by... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080008198 - Method and system for improving dynamic range for communication systems using upstream analog information: The receiver is provided which comprises a mixer, a low pass filter coupled to the mixer and a plurality of gain controllers serially coupled to an output of the low pass filter (LPF). A plurality of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) is coupled so that an input of a first of the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080008195 - Method of establishing a communication session and communication network: A requested communication session on a user terminal of a subscriber in a communication network via one of a plurality of access networks. The proposed method comprises the steps of checking for available network resources on all active access networks of the plurality of access networks usable by the subscriber;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080008202 - Router with routing processors and methods for virtualization: A router for use in a network includes a scalable architecture and performs methods for implementing quality of service on a logical unit behind a network port; and for implementing storage virtualization. The architecture includes a managing processor, a supervising processor; and a plurality of routing processors coupled to a... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Two Renaissance Square
20080008203 - Compressed delay packet transmission scheduling: A packet scheduler reduces or “compresses” the packet transmission delay jitter or delay range where packets experience little or no scheduling delay before transmission. As a result, the number of packets that experience little or no delay is reduced. A preferred example way of compressing the packet transmission delay jitter... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080008204 - Load balanced type switching apparatus and load balanced type switching method: A load balanced type switching apparatus includes input stages, intermediate stages connected with the input stages in a mesh manner, and output stages connected with the intermediate stages in a mesh manner. One of the input stages includes a destination detecting section configured to detect a destination one of the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080008205 - Data acceleration apparatus for iscsi and iscsi storage system using the same: A data acceleration apparatus for Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI) and an iSCSI storage system using the same are provided. A data acceleration apparatus comprises an I/O processor, a memory, a TOE controller, and an IPsec controller. The I/O processor is connected to an iSCSI storage system through a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080008206 - Method and apparatus for allocating frequency resources in a wireless communication system supporting frequency division multiplexing: A method for allocating frequency resources to be used for multiple terminals in a Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM) wireless communication system in which a base station communicates with the multiple terminals in a predetermined service frequency band. The method includes performing at a first transmission time a process of hierarchizing... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080008207 - One-way data link for secure transfer of information: A one-way data communication link implementation method and system are presented. It is used to insure no covert channels exist between a transmitter system and receiver system. Covert channels can be used to pass information, for unauthorized purposes. Thus covert channels must be eliminated, if an information system or network... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20080008208 - Transceiver and communication method for digital multi-carrier communication: The present invention relates to a transceiver and communication method involving a time division multiple transmission method, which performs data transmission among a plurality of transceivers. The transceiver includes a transmitter sending data, a receiver receiving data, a switch operable to switch among connecting the transmitter to a transmission line,... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080008209 - Communication network system and error verification method: At least one node on a network acquires boundary violation information and frame state information concerning a reception slot and adjacent slots. Based on the boundary violation information and frame state information concerning the slots, the node verifies an error factor in the reception slot. Based on verification of the... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.
20080008210 - Enhancing a configuration file: Systems and methods for transmitting signals according to service flows are described herein. In one exemplary embodiment, a routing device, such a cable modem, comprises memory configured to store a configuration file. The cable modem also comprises a network port and a plurality of input ports. The network port is... Agent: Wm. Brook Lafferty Scientific-atlanta, Inc.
20080008211 - Inter-network translation: A method for bidirectional gating between low parallelity devices in a network and a remote server with a higher parallelity capability. The method comprises: (a) intercepting a plurality of requests for a same content item stored on a remote server from a plurality of devices, said requests in a low... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080008213 - Apparatus for and method of generating a time reference: In one embodiment, a system is configured to generate a time reference where the system includes a bi-directional loop configured to have a first propagation speed in a first direction and a second propagation speed in a second direction, wherein the first propagation speed is substantially equal to the second... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi
20080008212 - Radio link failure detection procedures in long term evolution uplink and downlink and apparatus therefor: A method and apparatus for detecting a radio link (RL) failure for uplink (UL) and downlink (DL) in a long term evolution (LTE) wireless communication system including at least one wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and at least one evolved Node-B (eNodeB) are disclosed. A determination is made as to whether... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080008214 - Apparatus for receiving data broadcast signal and method of processing the same: An apparatus for receiving a data broadcast signal and method of processing the same are disclosed, by which a quality of data broadcasting is enhanced. The present invention includes receiving the data broadcast signal including a data broadcast application and information for the data broadcast application, if an exceptional situation... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLPPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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