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Multiplex communications April category patent applications 04/08Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20080095035 - Home network system: The present invention discloses a home network system (1) using a living network control protocol. The home network system (1) includes: a predetermined network; at least one electric device (40 to 49) connected to the network based on a predetermined protocol; and at least one network manager (2 to 23)... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20080095036 - Signal transmission in a wireless communication system: Interference management is provided through use of a user-based interference control and/or a network-based interference control. For user-based interference control, the terminals are informed of the inter-sector interference observed by the neighbor sectors and can adjust their transmit powers accordingly so that the inter-sector interference is maintained within acceptable levels.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095037 - Apparatus and method for communicating control information in broadband wireless access system: An apparatus and method for communicating control information in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system using a multi-hop relay scheme is provided. A method of transmitting control information includes generating scheduling information by performing scheduling for a Relay Station (RS); determining a valid duration for the scheduling information; generating a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095038 - Apparatus and method for supporting relay service in multihop relay wireless communication system: Apparatus and method for supporting a relay service in a multihop relay wireless communication system are provided. The method includes setting Tx/Rx mode switch region information of a Relay Station (RS). A signal is sent to a Mobile Station (MS) traveling in a service coverage during a first interval of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095040 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving ack/nack signal to support hybrid automatic repeat request for multi-layer transmission: A method and apparatus for transmitting an Acknowledge (ACK)/Non-Acknowledge (NACK) signal to support Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (H-ARQ) in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) system are provided. A controller selects one of a plurality of Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) input positions mapped to data channels over which a received... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095039 - Stfbc coding/decoding apparatus and method in an ofdm mobile communication system: A mobile communication system for modulating input data with a specific size into an OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) symbol and transmitting the OFDM symbol through at least two different antennas. A replica generator generates replica data by cyclically-circulating the input data. An encoder generates a first antenna signal and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095041 - State restoration in a communication network via redundant state storing: In one aspect, a method for restoration of states maintained in a signalization component of a communication network, after a failure or disruption is provided. An additional signalization component of the communication network is distributed to at least one state in order to protect the states and is stored in... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080095043 - Computer platform management unit operating mode arbitration method and system: A computer platform management unit operating mode arbitration method and system is proposed, which is designed for use with a computer platform having multiple management units, such as a blade server, and which is characterized by the utilization of a network interface for message exchanges between the management units, and... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20080095042 - Methods for using a detector to monitor and detect channel occupancy: Methods for using a detector to monitor and detect channel occupancy are disclosed. The detector resides on a station within a network using a framed format having a periodic time structure. When non-cooperative transmissions are detected by the network, the detector assesses the availability of a backup channel enabling migration... Agent: Clark & Brody
20080095044 - Method, apparatus, and computer product for switching ringlets: When a ringlet with a high frame transfer quality is selected as a switching candidate for each station of a transfer destination from information on frame transfer quality for each ringlet, when it is determined that a fundamental ringlet is in a preceding stage of degradation of the frame transfer... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080095045 - Method and apparatus for detecting mpls network failures: Recovery time upon the failure of a link or switching system in an asynchronous data network can be minimized if downstream data switches provide upstream messages indicating to upstream switching system that the downstream traffic arrived in tact and was properly handled. Upon this loss or failure of the upstream... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080095046 - Apparatus and method for detecting a communication abnormality in a multi-type air conditioner: An apparatus and method for detecting a communication abnormality in a multi-type air conditioner is disclosed. The apparatus, which performs data communication with peripheral devices having an outdoor unit, a plurality of indoor units, a repeater and a wired remote controller, includes a level converter for serving as an interface... Agent: Charles N. J. Ruggiero Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20080095047 - Method and system for looping back traffic in qiq ethernet rings and 1:1 protected pbt trunks: A resilient virtual Ethernet ring has nodes interconnected by working and protection paths. If a span fails, the two nodes immediately on either side of the failure are cross-connected to fold the ring. Working-path traffic is cross-connected onto the protection path at the first of the two nodes and is... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20080095051 - Apparatus and method for saving resources between core network and base station controller in a mobile communication system: An apparatus and method for saving resources between a CN and an BSC in a mobile communication system are provided. When it is determined that a calling MS and a called MS are located within a service area of the BSC and it is instructed to perform neither traffic bearer... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080095049 - System and method for establishing a communications session with an end-user based on the state of a network connection: A method for establishing a communications session includes receiving a request to initiate a communications session. The request is associated with an end-user and the end-user is associated with at least two identifiers. The method also includes selecting one of the at least two identifiers in response to performance information... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20080095048 - System and method for load balancing in a wireless lan: A system and method for load balancing in wireless LANs is provided. The system and method uses a new management command comprising a management frame for load balancing purposes. The new “load balancing” management frame comprises a two part frame body: at least one AP Information set and at least... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080095050 - Method and system for de-assignment of resources in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods are disclosed that facilitate dynamically de-assigning resources and communication channels for transmitting messages indicative of resource de-assigning. Systems and method for generating and interpreting de-assignment messages are also provided.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095052 - Network control time spans: A system and method for efficiently utilizing network bandwidth in a network having multiple components that need to transfer a number of different datasets. The invention provides that distinct data transfer service agents be deployed to manage different kinds of data, and that each service has a separate network control... Agent: Technology Law Group, LLC
20080095053 - Method and apparatus for traffic shaping: A method and apparatus for a traffic shaper that uses a traffic shaping algorithm based on a sustained rate token bucket and a constant rate emitter. The sustained rate token bucket uses a plurality of tokens based on the sustained rate and the sustained burst size. The constant rate emitter... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080095054 - Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating concurrent classification and control of tunneled and non-tunneled network traffic: Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating the concurrent classification and control of tunneled and non-tunneled data flows in a packet-based computer network environment. As discussed in more detail below, embodiments of the present invention allow for the “intra-tunnel” classification of data flows and, based on the classification, the deterministic and intelligent... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20080095055 - Requesting permission from a base station to send packets queued at a mobile station according to its transmission delay: A method of operating a communications system which comprises a communication station (UE1) and a further station (BS), the stations having means (26, 10) whereby they can communicate with each other, and the communication station having buffer memory means (BUF1 to BUFn) for storing data units in at least one... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080095056 - Packet transceiver system and method: A packet transceiver system includes a detection module (210), a dropped rate determination module (110), a transmitting module (120), and a recalculation module (230). The detection module detects a network congestion status. The dropped rate determination module determines a packet dropped rate based on the network congestion status. The transmitting... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080095057 - Method for guaranteeing quality of service for user in wireless communication system: The present invention discloses a method for guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS) for a user in a wireless communication system, including: setting priority parameter information for the user of the wireless communication system; acquiring, by a QoS control entity, the priority parameter information of the user; and providing a corresponding... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080095058 - Data transmission in a communication network: A mobile ad hoc network describes an ad hoc network in which each connection point or network node changes its position dynamically. Such a network is known for rapid changes of the network topology whereas each node is able to join and leave the network dynamically and often without warning.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080095059 - System and method for providing an adaptive value of ttl (time to live) for broadcast/multicast messages in a mesh network using a hybrid wireless mesh protocol: A system and method is disclosed for providing an adaptive value of a TTL (Time to Live) count for broadcast/multicast messages in a wireless mesh network using a hybrid wireless mesh protocol. A mesh point controller is provided that adaptively selects the value of the TTL count and routes the... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20080095060 - Method for obtaining qos information of a session: The present invention relates to a method for obtaining Quality of Service (QoS) information of a session. The present invention may obtain QoS information of a session by analyzing a control message of the session on a Media Proxy (MP). The present invention may also make a QoS analysis only... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080095061 - Method and system for verifying connectivity of multi-segment pseudo-wires by tracing: A method for testing connectivity of a multi-segment pseudo-wire in a packet switched network, the method comprising: (a) sending an echo request message from a first provider edge device to a second provider edge device for a first segment of the multi-segment pseudo-wire between the first provider edge device and... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20080095062 - Fastpath implementation for a double tagging loopback engine: A network component for processing a packet can include a buffer configured to receive a packet, a forwarding unit configured to forward the packet received at the first buffer to a loopback port, and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the packet out of the loopback port. In addition, the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080095063 - Relay apparatus and failure monitoring method: In a failure monitoring unit, a packet sending unit sends a failure monitoring packet to a card to monitor whether a failure has occurred in a communication path to the card. A failure judging unit judges whether a failure has occurred in the communication path based on any one of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080095065 - Low overhead method to detect new connection rate for network traffic: A system and method for detecting new connection rates for network traffic that employs a set of tables and a hash function. Information identifying a connection is hashed to a hash value using the hash function. Each hash value identifies a location in a first table and a second table.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080095064 - Method and apparatus for improved non-intrusive monitoring functions: The invention includes an apparatus and associated method for monitoring signals. The apparatus includes a port unit including a plurality of monitoring functions associated with a respective plurality of data communication channels, and a switch unit adapted for switching signals conveyed by the data communication channels, where the switch unit... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20080095066 - Method and system for traffic flow control in a communication network: A method for controlling traffic flow in a communication network compliant with a Multilevel Precedence and Preemption (MLPP) scheme is described. The method selectively modifies parameters of TCP connections for transmissions to meet speed of service (SoS) requirements and establishes the connections in accordance with their levels of precedence. In... Agent: Catalina & Associates A Professional Corporation
20080095069 - Apparatus and method for determining call quality in a communication system: A communication system comprises functionality for measuring call quality in connection with a user termination of a call. Specifically, a call quality estimator (119) comprises a termination processor (201) which determines a user call termination for a call. In response to the detection, a quality estimator (203) determines a termination... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080095068 - Apparatus and method for measuring one way packet network characteristics at a specific protocol level: This invention is an apparatus and a method to measure packet network characteristics such as latency, jitter, bandwidth, packet loss, in one way of the traffic at any protocol or application level such as VoIP, HTTP, MPLS, etc. In addition, round trip measurements can be performed by combining one way... Agent: Sezen Uysal
20080095067 - Application management objects and wimax management objects for mobile device management: A method and system for interfacing to an electronic device is disclosed. The interfacing may enable the electronic device to communicate with a WiMax network by provisioning parameters for various fields in WiMax management objects. The provisioning may be accomplished by a user of the electronic device, with help of... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080095070 - Accessing an ip multimedia subsystem via a wireless local area network: Method and equipment for use in connection with a wireless communication terminal accessing an IMS of a third generation telecommunication system via a WLAN, and in particular based on WLAN interworking scenario 3 and 4.... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20080095073 - Method and apparatus for discovering network service providers: The present invention discloses a method and a corresponding apparatus for discovering NSPs. The method includes: transmitting, by network-side, information about NSPs supported by the current NAP; transmitting, by the network-side, first change information about NSPs supported by the NAP at a fixed period; obtaining, by a CPE, the first... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20080095072 - Method and system for device discovery in a wireless video area network: A method and system for device discovery in a wireless network is provided. The device discovery involves directionally transmitting a data unit from a transmitting station over a channel in different directions to emulate omni-directional transmission, receiving the data unit transmissions from different directions at a receiving station, determining the... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20080095071 - Method and system for sharing resources in a wireless communication network: Method and system for sharing resources in a wireless communication network. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a method for resource allocation. The method includes providing an access node that is configured to provide wireless access for both voice and data services. The method also includes providing at... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080095074 - Method and apparatus for configuring channel node tree in an ofdma wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for configuring a channel node tree in an OFDMA wireless communication system are provided, in which as many DRCH nodes as the number of DRCHs used for a frame are configured at base nodes, as many BRCHs as the number of DRCHs are selected from among... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095075 - Discovery phase in a frequency hopping network: The present technology relates to protocols relative to utility meters associated with an open operational framework. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to protocol subject matter for advanced metering infrastructure, adaptable to various international standards, while economically supporting a 2-way mesh network solution in a wireless environment, such as... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20080095076 - Network device and load assigning method thereof: A network device (10) communicates with other network devices with a plurality of loops, and includes a plurality of virtual ringing groups, a plurality of Ringer Equivalency Number (REN) loads (106), a receiving module (100), an assigning module (102), and a ringing module (104). Each virtual ringing group rings during... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080095078 - System and method for providing a calling-party-designated ring announcement to a called party terminal: A system and method of providing Calling-Party-Designated Ring Announcements (CPDRA) is provided. The Calling Party designates a Ring Announcement (RA) of his/her choice and subsequently makes a call to the Called Party. A CPDRA Indicator is sent from the Originating End to the Terminating End of the telecommunications network indicating... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20080095077 - Telephony user interface to specify spatial audio direction and gain levels: In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving through a telephony user interface from a user at the telephony user interface an indication of a first direction of a sound source along a first axis with respect to the user and a second direction of the sound source along a second... Agent: Cisco Systems, Inc. Scientific-atlanta, Inc.
20080095079 - Techniques for virtual conferencing servers: Techniques for virtual conferencing servers are described. An apparatus may comprise a conferencing server to manage a conference call with multiple client terminals. The conferencing server may have a virtual conference manager to select a first client terminal to operate as a first virtual conferencing server, and transfer conference call... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20080095080 - Method and system for transmission of data packets: The invention relates to a method and a system for transmission of data packets. On a first wireless network interface of a first communication node, a first IP address is configured for a wireless bidirectional transmission of data packets between the first communication node and an IP-based network. A second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080095081 - Method and apparatus for power control in a radio communication system: Power control in a communication system (100) employing a Downlink Shared Control Channel (DSCH) and a Forward Access Control Channel (FACH) is described. The method includes, applying power control on the Downlink Shared Control Channel; deriving power control information from the power control on the Downlink Shared Control Channel; and... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20080095082 - Tdd frame format: A method of operating in a point-to-multipoint communication system with a base station and a plurality of remote stations, wherein the communication system enables transmission of data in a multicast mode with different Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) levels, carries switched point-to-point traffic without compromising the switched nature of the traffic... Agent: Duane Morris LLP
20080095083 - Multi-carrier frequency-division multiplexing (fdm) architecture for high speed digital service: An architecture for providing high-speed access over frequency-division multiplexed (FDM) channels allows transmission of ethernet frames and/or other data across a cable transmission network or other form of FDM transport. The architecture involves downstream and upstream FDM multiplexing techniques to allow contemporaneous, parallel communications across a plurality of frequency channels.... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Department
20080095084 - Communication terminal apparatus, communication connection apparatus, and communication method using them: In the conventional network using the PPP stipulated by RFC1661, the LCP phase to establish an LCP link, the authentication phase, and the NCP phase such as address assignment processing of the NCP are sequentially conducted each time the line connection is performed, and hence the connection takes a certain... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080095085 - Hot standby radio site auto-failover system: An embodiment is a radio system including a primary radio site and one or more fully redundant hot standby radio sites that may be activated in the event of a catastrophic failure of the primary radio site. In an embodiment, a hot standby radio site may be activated automatically to... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20080095086 - Method of deploying an access point for an ip-based wireless network: A method of deploying a wireless router as an access point for an IP-based wireless telecommunications network. The wireless router is packaged with a tutorial on a compact disc in such a way that a user unpacking the wireless router is clearly instructed to insert the compact disc into a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20080095087 - Method and apparatus for system interoperability in wireless communications: In a method and apparatus for providing system interoperability in wireless communications an IP based client-server application maintains a proper set of PDP contexts while a mobile is connected via an IP based system. The application client resides in the mobile and the server resides within the network at a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095092 - Operating mode transition method and control apparatus for power saving of mobile station: An operating mode transition method and control apparatus for power saving of a mobile station in a wireless communication environment are disclosed. The operating mode transition method includes receiving, in an idle mode, a control message having an indication of ranging from a corresponding base station, transitioning to a sleep... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095090 - Operation mode control apparatus and method for a mobile terminal: An operation mode control apparatus and method for a mobile terminal includes transitioning, if a packet is received at the dormant state, from the dormant state to the active state; determining, if a packet is received at the active state, whether the packet is an unsolicited packet; discarding, if the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20080095091 - Power save enhancements for wireless communication: Techniques for improving power saving by stations in wireless networks are described. In an aspect, a source station sends a frame with a buffer status for a recipient station during an awake time for both stations and sends one or more data frames to the recipient station as indicated by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095088 - Method for reestablishment of ip address for idle mode mss and method for transmitting information thereof in broadband wireless access system: A method of updating an IP address of an idle mode mobile subscriber station in an IP based broadband wireless access system and method of transmitting information for updating the IP address are disclosed. In updating an IP address of a mobile subscriber moving away into a second base station... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080095089 - Wireless communications system and wireless communications device: A wireless communications system for performing data communications between a data transmission side wireless communications device and a data receiving side wireless communications device. In the system, random back-off access control is performed until a connection is established between the data transmission side wireless communications device and the data receiving... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080095093 - Ip multicast service system, switching device, and group selection transmission method used therefor: The object of the present invention is to provide an IP multicast service system which can design an independent multicast group system in each network on the center side and the subscriber-side. In an IP multicast service system according to the present invention including: a center-side network configured by a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080095094 - Mobile communication system, base station device and method of estimating number of uplink packet retransmissions thereof: This invention provides a mobile communication system wherein a base station device receives a MAC (Medium Access Control)-e PDU (Protocol Data Unit) from a mobile terminal using a HARQ (Hybrid Acknowledge Request) system, the base station device including: a modulating/demodulating portion that estimates the number of processes used by the... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20080095095 - Radio communication system, terminal and packet: A radio communication system includes a plurality of radio communication terminals, in which a first radio communication terminal stores, in a first field contained in a header of a radio communication packet, address information indicating at least one radio communication terminal to which the radio communication packet is directly transmitted,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080095099 - Apparatus, system and method adapted to filter out redundant tcp acks in wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a transmitter operable in a wireless local area network and adapted to filter out redundant TCP ACK-s. In an embodiment of the present invention the apparatus may further comprise when a TCP ACK with a given sequence number arrives to... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080095096 - Geographic information transceiving system and methood thereof: Provided is a geographic information transceiving system and method using a digital broadcasting network. The system and method segments new geographic and map data of a region, on which a geographic information service is provided, makes data segment files of different sizes, and multiplexes and transmits the files. A geographic... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080095097 - Method to control radio devices based on user environment policy requirements: A system and method is disclosed for the automatic enforcement of wireless-enabled device usage policies within a predetermined environment. A wireless usage policy manager enforces predetermined usage policies by automatically disabling or limiting the operation of wireless-enabled devices as they enter the predetermined boundaries of the wireless policy management environment.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20080095098 - Sharing data with an emergency response service over a mobile network: Techniques are disclosed which relate to the sending and receiving of multimedia files between mobile users and emergency response service operators while connected through a voice call. These devices are free to send any type of file through a direct connection without the need to hang up and call back... Agent: Moazzam & Associates, LLC Matters For Cingular Wireless Ii, LLC
20080095100 - Synchronous spectrum sharing by dedicated networks using ofdm/ofdma signaling: A system and method for synchronous spectrum sharing for a dedicated network in a wireless communication system based on orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) or orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) signaling is disclosed. The system and method includes detecting a frame of a broadcast waveform and extracting idle spectrum information... Agent: Docket Clerk
20080095101 - Mobile terminal using priority processing for packets that require urgency in communications: A mobile terminal capable of carrying out communications while moving among a plurality of interconnected subnets is provided with a TCP/IP driver configured to carry out processing of communication packets; and a control related driver configured to carry out processing of control related packets that require urgency in communications, at... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080095104 - Method and system for high speed wireless data transmission between communication devices: Herein described are at least a method and a system for transmitting high speed wireless data from a first communication device to a second communication device. The method comprises using a first physical layer for transmitting management data or control signals between the first and second devices. In one embodiment,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080095103 - Method for terminal configuration over a radio control channel: An embodiment is a method for configuring a terminal (e.g., a radio) over a radio control channel. Instead of requiring on-site technicians to physically connect to the radios or error-prone and time consuming data calls to individual radios, an embodiment broadcasts software and configuration data as part of one or... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20080095107 - Prioritized channel assignment for wireless links: Link capacity in a wireless medium is assigned by receiving at least one capacity request; and controlling the wireless link capacity based on at least the received capacity request. Link capacity is altered by reading priority information; creating a capacity request from the priority information read; transmitting the capacity request;... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20080095102 - Self-improving channel-access protocol for ad-hoc networks: A communication system includes devices configured to communicate with each other through a temporal sequence of frames. Each of these frames includes multiple sub-channels and network information. Note that the network information in a given frame transmitted from a first device includes identification information for a second device that is... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20080095108 - Beacon assisted cell search in a wireless communication system: Techniques for transmitting synchronization signals to assist user equipments (UEs) perform cell searches are described. In one design, a base station for a cell may generate and transmit a primary synchronization signal and a secondary synchronization signal, which may be used by the UEs for initial cell search at power... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095105 - Method and element for wireless uplink packet data communications: The present invention relates to wireless communications. More especially it relates to wireless packet data communications. Particularly it relates to latency reduction when scheduling a plurality of temporarily inactive users or TBFs for a communications resource. Users or TBFs are pooled at controlled collision rate.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080095106 - Variable control channel for a wireless communication system: Techniques for sending control information on a variable control channel are described. Different structures for mapping control information to control channel resources may be used depending on various factors such as operating configuration, the available resources for the control channel, the type(s) of control information being sent, the amount of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095109 - Method and apparatus for ackch with repetition in orthogonal systems: A method and apparatus for a wireless communication system, using a repetition factor to determine how many times a acknowledgement should be repeated in response to receiving a first data transmission, selecting an acknowledgement transmission (ACK TX) pattern, wherein the ACK TX pattern comprises of resources information of a plurality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095110 - Method and apparatus for data and control multiplexing: System(s) and method(s) are provided for transmitting data code symbols and control code symbols spanning disparate transmission time intervals in the uplink. Data and control symbols that overlap in time-domain within a transmission time interval are multiplexed and transmitted employing resources scheduled for data transmission, whereas data and control code... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095115 - Apparatus and method for performing handover using compressed information in broadband wireless access communication system: In the broadband wireless access communication system, handover using compressed information is performed by receiving a compressed broadcast message in a portable terminal, acquiring operator information and sector information from the compressed broadcast message, acquiring a preamble number from one of the compressed broadcast message and pre-stored information, identifying a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095117 - Apparatus for managing media independent handover and method using the same: A method and apparatus for managing a Media Independent Handover (MIH) service is provided. The MIH service management method includes setting state information of a Media Independent Handover Function (MIHF), and managing MIH services based on the set state information of the MIHF.... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080095114 - Key caching, qos and multicast extensions to media-independent pre-authentication: This present application relates to, among other things, Key Caching, QoS and Multicast extensions and improvements to the Media-independent Pre-Authentication (MPA) framework, a new handover optimization mechanism that has a potential to address issues on existing mobility management protocols and mobility optimization mechanisms. MPA is a mobile assisted, secure handover... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20080095112 - Method and devices for duplicated packets identification during handover: A method and devices for performing a handover of a data unit based communication that involves a sequence of data units from a first connection (51) between a first sender (10) and a receiver (4) to a second connection (52) between a second sender (20) and said receiver (4), which... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080095111 - Method for hand-over between asynchronous communication network and synchronous communication network of multi mode multi band mobile communication terminal and mobile communication terminal therefor: Disclosed are a method for hand-over between an asynchronous communication network and a synchronous communication network of multi mode multi band mobile communication terminal and mobile communication terminal therefor to improve the hand-over connecting rate between an asynchronous communication network and a synchronous communication network in a mixed mobile communication... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080095113 - Root mobile router and the operating method thereof in dynamically composed moving network: Provided is a root mobile router and the operating method thereof in a dynamically composed moving network, capable of forming a self-configuring ad-hoc network between wireless personal area networks (WPANs) of each user in a moving network and supporting a stable connection between the network and the Internet. The method... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20080095116 - Method and apparatus for performing handover using packet data convergence protocol (pdcp) reordering in mobile communication system: Improving communication efficiency in handover re-establishing an ARQ entity in a mobile communication system is disclosed. The method includes transmitting first Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) Packet Data Units (PDUs) correctly received from the source cell, together with a special indication requiring reordering of the first PDCP PDUs, from a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080095118 - Packet-forwarding for proxy mobile ip: The packet-forwarding for proxy mobile IP, in accordance with various embodiments, includes registering a mobile access terminal (AT) and a first IP gateway (IPGW) with a home agent (HA) when a wireless communication session is established between the mobile AT and the first IPGW. In various embodiments the method additionally... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080095120 - Method and apparatus for handover decision by using context information in a mobile communications network: A method for deciding a handover of a mobile terminal based on context information in a network environment includes receiving context information from the terminal and networks; evaluating selection priorities of network interfaces for each transmission path for each application program based on the context information; and obtaining a handover... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080095119 - Wlan to umts handover with network requested pdp context activation: The invention relates to a method for configuring a context for a connection delivering a packet data service to a mobile terminal via a target wireless access network. The mobile terminal is initially connected to an originating wireless access network and the packet data service may be provided to the... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080095121 - Carrier interferometry networks: Applications of CI processing to ad-hoc and peer-to-peer networking significantly improve throughput, network capacity, range, power efficiency, and spectral efficiency. CI-based subscriber units perform network-control functions to optimize network performance relative to channel conditions, network loads, and subscriber services. CI codes are used to identify and address network transmissions. Channel... Agent: Steven J Shattil
20080095122 - Control channel signaling in wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate multiplexing control data values over a single physical control channel at least in part by dividing the control channel into one or more logical channels. The physical control channel can have a corresponding Walsh space for transmitting a number of bits, or representations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080095124 - Dynamic adaptation for wireless communications with enhanced quality of service: Techniques and systems designed to dynamically control communications between wireless devices and an access point in a wireless local area network (WLAN) to enhance the quality of service (QoS). Described techniques and systems may be implemented to further enhance QoS in WLANs under IEEE 802.11e.... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20080095123 - Transmission schedule constructing apparatus: A transmission schedule constructing apparatus capable of constructing a transmission schedule for use in time division multiple access of stations on a power line communication network to a power line which is a communication medium, in which the transmission schedule is constructed based on a cyclic change in a transmission... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080095125 - Enhanced site report by low latency roaming by passive scanning in ieee 802.11 networks: In order to reduce the average wait time, information regarding regulatory domain, a component of channel availability, may be obtained through an apparatus and method for transmitting within available channels in a wireless network. This includes determining available channels in a wireless network by: receiving regulatory domain information within the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080095127 - Wireless communication apparatus with a block acknowledgement function and a wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus includes management units and a decision unit. The apparatus is capable of receiving a plurality of items of data each including data frames each transmitted from the same data transmitter and managed under the same traffic identifier. The apparatus acknowledges the transmission of the data for... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080095126 - Low-power wireless beaconing network supporting proximal formation, separation and reformation: A low power wireless communication (personal LAN) system includes a plurality of wireless devices with each wireless device including a radio transceiver. The radio transceiver may take the form of an insertable card that fits within a slot in the wireless device. The plurality of wireless devices establishes a wireless... Agent: John H. Sherman, Legal Dept. Intermec Technologies Corporation
20080095129 - Managing network service access: Managing network service access includes receiving a packet data service request. The packet data service request is associated with a mobile subscriber and a service identifier that can bypass validation for accessing a traffic destination. Access is requested from an access node in response to the packet data service request.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080095128 - System, computer program product and method for accessing a local network of electronic devices: A method of managing electronic devices includes providing a main server including software for managing network resources from a single point of administration, receiving at the main server wireless data packets from a plurality of wireless electronic devices, and determining a registered device among the plurality of wireless electronic devices.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080095136 - Approach for qos control on un-wanted service (e.g. voip or multimedia) over wireless and wireless ip network: An apparatus in one example has: at least one access network operatively coupled to an access and data network; and a controller in the access and packet data network, the controller determining access of data flow from the access network through the access and data network. Embodiments allow access or... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20080095132 - Method and apparatus for compressed mode handling in a dual receiver user equipment (ue): A method relating to inter-frequency or inter Radio Access Technology (RAT) measurements (IFM) between a User Equipment (UE) and a mobile communications network (NW), and an apparatus for implementing the method, comprising operating, by a UE having a plurality of receiver branches (100) (110), detecting whether IFM is needed (120);... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080095137 - Method and apparatus to provide hidden node protection: A method and a wireless communication device to overcome a hidden node problem in a BSS The method includes detecting that transmitting one or more data frames causing one or more nodes of an unsynchronized wireless communication network to become hidden nodes. The wireless communication device that causes the hidden... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20080095131 - Method and system for synchronization offset reduction in a tdoa location system: A method for reducing synchronization offset errors in a TDOA location finding wireless system, comprising: receiving transmissions from at least one sync unit at multiple location transceivers, wherein the multiple location transceivers are synchronized from the sync unit; determining actual times-of-arrival of the received transmissions in response to receiving transmissions;... Agent: Weiss & Moy PC
20080095138 - Method for performing handovers in a communication system: The invention relates to a method for the performing of handover in a communication system. In the method a transport connection establishment request is sent from a first network node to a second network node. A node name is obtained for the second network node. A handover condition is detected... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080095133 - Method for reducing inter-cell interference in communications system: The application discloses a method for avoiding inter-cell interference in a cellular communications system. In the method, a user terminal (UE2) measures (6-3) control signalling (6-2) of a first, serving base station (BS3) and control signalling (6-1) of a second base station (BS2), the user terminal (UE2) being within the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080095134 - Roadside network unit and method of organizing, managing and maintaining local network using local peer groups as network groups: An ad-hoc wireless network with a roadside network unit (RSU) and a local peer group (LPG). The LPG is formed from a plurality of moving vehicles. The LPG includes a group header node (GH) for managing the LPG. The GH is elected from one of the moving vehicles. The LPG... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20080095135 - Synchronous spectrum sharing based on ofdm/ofdma signaling: A system and method for synchronous spectrum sharing for use in a wireless communication system based on orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) or orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) signaling is disclosed. The system includes a frame detector configured to detect a frame of a broadcast waveform and extract idle spectrum... Agent: Docket Clerk
20080095130 - System and method of network identifier polling: A system and method of polling for a network identifier value is provided. Within a wireless device, a transport layer or application layer polls a radio layer for a network identifier value on a first basis. However, upon occurrence of an event of a predefined type, the transport layer polls... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080095139 - Data detection for codes with non-uniform spreading factors: A plurality of communication signals is received. Each communication signal has an associated code. At least two of the communication signals has a different spreading factor. The associated codes have a scrambling code period. A total system response matrix has blocks. Each block has one dimension of a length M... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080095141 - Cluster path processor multi-mode time alignment having expanded search window: A system for processing radio frequency (RF) signals includes a searcher and a plurality of Cluster Path Processor (CPPs). During CPP setup operations, a controlling process (or CPP) receives a timing reference signal corresponding to the information signal and establishing a sampling position of the CPP such that a selected... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20080095140 - Multiplexing scheme for unicast and broadcast/multicast traffic: A method is provided for efficiently multiplexing interlaced broadcast traffic over a wireless network. The multiplexing scheme organizes unused slots in at least some base stations so that unicast traffic employing hybrid ARQ may be delivered therein.... Agent: Ibm Corporation (syl-rsw) C/o Synnestvedt & Lechner LLP
20080095142 - Method and apparatus for updating a count value: A method and apparatus for updating a count value is provided. The count value includes a first portion stored in a non-volatile memory and a second portion stored in a volatile memory. The second portion of the count value is updated upon elapse of a period of time. The first... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20080095145 - Circuit and method of autonomous foip/moip/toip call establishment: Disclosed are new methods of fax-over-IP (FoIP), modem-over-IP (MoIP) or text-over-IP (ToIP) call establishment based on detecting a combination of contra-propagating signals from calling and answering terminals for autonomous connection of media gateways.... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP
20080095144 - Providing service availability despite bandwidth limitations: A bandwidth manager includes a bandwidth monitor for monitoring the available bandwidth of plural routes within the corresponding network. At least one primary, higher bandwidth link (HBL), and at least one secondary, lower bandwidth link (LBL) are monitored by the bandwidth monitor. When the bandwidth monitor determines that the primary,... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP
20080095143 - System and method for providing debug information in session initiation protocol sessions: A system and method for providing debug information in messages exchanged between two user agents in a session established in accordance with a session initiation protocol (SIP). In an exemplary embodiment, a SIP request that comprises an additional debug header is generated by a user agent client, for transmission to... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20080095146 - Device for tapping useful data from multimedia links in a packet network: In one aspect, a device for lawful interception of multimedia links in a packet network, over which voice data and image data are transmitted separately is provided. The device includes a receiver unit that receives a image data from a transmit device, and a delay unit that routes the received... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080095147 - Method and apparatus for localized voice over internet protocol usage: An approach to abstracting the circuit switched nature of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) by using VoIP to provide voice actuated services is disclosed. By carrying a telephone call using VoIP technology for a short distance (frequently within a server room) significant benefits to call handling and capacity management... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20080095148 - Mechanism for automatic global network configuration and switch parameter setting using radius/aaa: A method for controlling the ports of the switches in a network that has particular application for a cluster of switches that are controlled by a RADIUS/AAA server. Each switch in the cluster of switches transmits interim accounting messages to the server identifying the data activity on each active port... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080095149 - Flexible packet field processor: Various embodiments are disclosed relating to the processing of a flexible field packet. A technique may include determining a format of a packet, the packet including one or more variable fields and determining an offset value related to a location of at least one of the variable fields in the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Intellevate
20080095154 - Ipv6 address configuration method in wireless mobile netowrk and apparatus therefor: An IPv6 address configuration method for a terminal in a wireless mobile network and an apparatus therefor are provided. In the wireless mobile network, an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) address configuration apparatus is provided to a router (access control router; ACR) or a base station (radio access station; RAS).... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20080095150 - Method and system for mitigating traffic congestions in a communication network: A method for mitigating traffic congestions in a communication network uses concatenated data packets to transmit information between terminals, e.g., edge proxies, of the network. Embodiments of the invention are directed to packet communications over military or commercial networks. In one application, the method is implemented in a network using... Agent: Catalina & Associates A Professional Corporation
20080095155 - Programmable communications system: An downstream external Physical Layer (PHY) interface between a network and an edge quadrature amplitude modulator (EQAM) is provided. The interface comprises, an input direct memory access (DMA) controller enabled to control rate of packets received from the network, a plurality of buffers to store received packets, a first module... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080095151 - Server apparatus, screen sharing method and computer readable medium: There is provided with a method of performing in a server apparatus sharing an image to be displayed on a screen with a client terminal, including: updating a part of an image in a frame buffer; generating a first packet which includes first area information indicating a first area updated... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080095153 - Apparatus and computer product for collecting packet information: A connection-basis identification information storing unit receives connection-basis identification information for identifying a packet for which information on the packet is to be collected, and stores received connection-basis identification information. A connection-basis packet information collecting unit acquires the information receives stores if a packet that is identified by the stored... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080095152 - Hardware-enforced loop and npiv hard zoning for fibre channel switch fabric: Hardware-enforced zoning is provided in Fibre Channel switches to protect against breaching of assigned zones in a switch network which can occur with software-based zoning techniques. The invention provides logic for performing a hardware-based validation of the Source ID S_ID of frames both at the point where the frame enters... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080095156 - Healthcare computer system with intra-room network: A hospital bed, patient/nurse call system, and a hospital network are provided. Communication is provided over a packet based communication network.... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20080095157 - Linking autonomous systems with dual premise routing domains: The present invention is directed to a system for linking a first autonomous network system to at least one second autonomous network system. The first autonomous network system having a first private IP address space and the at least one second autonomous network system having at least one second private... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080095158 - Router and sip server: A boundary node router determines whether a received packet includes a SIP message and a REGISTER message, and, if so, adds its router identifier to a REGISTER message which includes a user identifier and a user terminal identifier, sent from a user terminal, and sends the message to a SIP... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080095159 - Communication quality management and apparatus: A server proxy (12), which is arranged between a distribution server (11) and a router (13a), adds quality information to a packet (19a) from the distribution server (11) to output a packet (19b). A plurality of reception terminal proxies (17a-17n), which are arranged immediately before respective reception terminals (18a-18n), remove... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080095160 - Subnet scoped multicast / broadcast packet distribution mechanism over a routed network: In one embodiment, receiving a data packet in a data forwarding domain, encapsulating a header to the received data packet, and routing the encapsulated data packet in the data forwarding domain over a distribution tree are provided.... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP
20080095161 - System and method for re-routing a multicast stream: A method and system for re-routing a multicast stream is provided. The method for re-routing a multicast stream includes: providing a prior multicast forwarding path corresponding to a first route; establishing a new multicast forwarding path between a downstream router and a second upstream router corresponding to a second route;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080095162 - Communications system: A communications addressing system includes first and second communication devices. The first device is capable of at least sending a message using a system specific transmission protocol. The message has a content portion and an addressing portion. The addressing portion includes a unique identifier of an identified receiving entity. An... Agent: Belasco, Jacobs & Townsley LLP Howard Hughes Center
20080095163 - Method and communication device for routing unicast and multicast messages in an ad-hoc wireless network: A method and communication device for routing unicast and multicast messages. The method for routing a unicast message includes receiving a first control packet including routing parameters from a group header node, updating a routing table based upon the routing parameters, receiving a second control packet including additional routing parameters... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20080095164 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus according to the invention can be applied to constitute each of relay nodes provided to constitute a novel communication network which avoids the problem that the traffic of adjunctive information other than the traffic of essential communication information increases undesirably so that communication efficiency in the communication... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20080095165 - Net-layer parsing and resynchronization: A system, apparatus and method to provide NET layer parsing and resynchronization in a physically segmented downhole network are described herein.... Agent: Jeffrey E. Daly Intelliserv, Inc
20080095166 - Data transmission record keeping method: In a sending peer of a data unit transmission protocol, a first record of a data symbol stream (10) is maintained in terms of one or more first sequences of data units of a first format A, and simultaneously a second record of a data symbol stream (10) is maintained... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080095168 - Method and system for optimizing fragment size for aggregation at the physical layer: Aspects of a system for optimizing fragment size for aggregation at the physical layer may include one more switch ICs and/or physical (PHY) layer ICs that enable reception of data packets via a medium access control layer protocol entity. Each received data packet may be fragmented into a plurality of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080095170 - Sequence-preserving deep-packet processing in a multiprocessor system: Packets or frames of data may be compressed, encrypted/decrypted, filtered, classified, searched or subjected to other deep-packet processing operations before being distributed through the internet. The microprocessor system and method of the present invention provide for the orderly processing of such data packets without disrupting or changing the sequence in... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20080095169 - System and method for exchanging awareness information in a network environment: A method for communicating packets in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a packet at a network element and identifying a sequence number included in the packet that correlates to awareness information associated with one or more adjacent network elements. A table included in the network element may... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080095167 - Technique for interconnecting intermediate network nodes: A technique is provided for relaying data packets by an intermediate network node (505-520), the data packets being transported via a protocol, such as SCTP, in which an association containing one or more streams transporting sequenced data packets is established between two network components. The technique receives, by a transport... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080095171 - Method and system for confirming connection of layer-1 label switched path(l1-lsp) in gmpls-based network: Provided is a method and system for confirming label switched path (LSP) connection in a global multi-protocol label switching (GMPLS)-based network. The method includes: collecting LSP hierarchy information; selecting one of a plurality of paths between first and second clients according to the LSP hierarchy information; and confirming the connection... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080095173 - System and method for monitoring the connection of an end-user to a remote network: A method of monitoring the connection of a first end-user device to a network includes determining the amount of bandwidth present, tracking the amount of bandwidth in use by different classes of traffic, and tracking performance of the connection to detect when a threshold crossing has been reached. The threshold... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20080095174 - Methods and systems for communication: One embodiment relates to a communication system. The communication system includes a central node that is coupled to a communication channel and configured to individually communicate with a number of network nodes over a frequency range. One of the network nodes can identify a common frequency band that is within... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC
20080095175 - Hspa protocol and architecture: A high speed packet access (HSPA) protocol architecture includes an HSPA NodeB, an HSPA radio network controller (RNC), and a core network. The HSPA NodeB includes a user plane (UP)/control plane (CP) transmit (Tx) lower radio link controller (RLC) functional layer, a UP/CP receive (Rx) lower RLC functional layer, a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080095172 - Systems and methods for setting network configuration and accessing network: A system for accessing the network is disclosed. The system includes a network communication device and a network terminal. The network communication device is coupled to the network for communicating with the network. The network communication device has a management module for outputting a network address information of the network... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20080095176 - System and method for supporting virtualized links at an exterior network-to-network interface: The present invention provides systems and methods for abstracting a network topology into virtual links and supporting both generic and instantiated virtualized links for linking a virtualized topology with actual resources within a domain, providing security over network topology information, providing control over the allocation of resources, and reducing the... Agent: Clements Bernard Miller
20080095178 - Metaprotocol for network communications: A system and method that allows nodes of a distributed node network to publish messages to other nodes or objects, where the messages may have different protocols. The protocols are pre-established in advance of transmission, so that any given message can be sent as necessary to a subscribing node, where... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080095177 - Method and apparatus for explicit multicast service in ethernet: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for explicit multicast service in Ethernet for executing an explicit multicast service designed for point-to-point link in Ethernet effectively. According to the present invention, there is provided a method and an apparatus for providing explicit multicast service by a router... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080095179 - System and method for controlling the devices connected to control gateway: Disclosed is a system and method for controlling the devices connected to a control gateway. The system includes one or more devices, a control gateway, a server and an open platform. The control gateway is electrically coupled to the devices. The server provides a plurality of control gateway base drivers.... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20080095180 - System, method and program product for delivery of digital content offerings at a retail establishment: A method and system for providing distributed network access point installation and management. A network provider installs and/or operates a plurality of access points at locations of a retail entity. Each access point may provide services such as Internet access, and/or content such as audio, video, text, and/or graphics, among... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel PC
20080095181 - Data relay device, data relay method, and computer product: A data relay device includes a plurality of transmission ports that constitutes a logical port, and stores therein a MAC learning table and a CoS distribution table. The data relay device reads a MAC address and a CoS value from a frame, and reads a logical-port ID corresponding to the... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080095182 - System and method for tcp/ip offload independent of bandwidth delay product: A method for providing TCP/IP offload may include receiving control of at least a portion of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection variables by a TCP/IP Offload Engine operatively coupled to a host. The at least a portion of the TCP/IP Offload Engine connection variables may be updated and provided to... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080095183 - Method and apparatus for establishing multicast groups: The invention includes a method and apparatus for dynamically establishing a multicast group. The method includes receiving, from a first user device, a request to establish a multicast group including a plurality of parameters adapted for establishing the multicast group, obtaining a multicast address for the multicast group, and establishing... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20080095184 - System, method, and computer product for controlling bandwidth: A surplus amount of token calculating unit calculates a surplus amount of token for a station in which a residual amount of output buffer is smaller than a residual amount of token. A necessary amount of token calculating unit calculates a necessary amount of token for a station in which... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080095185 - Method and apparatus for sending a channel quality indication via a shared channel: A method and apparatus for sending a channel quality indication (CQI) via a shared channel while a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is in a Cell_FACH state without having a dedicated channel allocated for the WTRU are disclosed. A WTRU performs a measurement of at least one parameter and generates a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080095186 - Packet data transmission in third generation mobile system: Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus comprising a mapping device configured to establish mapping information for delivery order attributes corresponding to different transmission protocol types, and a detection device configured to detect a transmission protocol type for the transmission of data packets. The apparatus further includes a decision device... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080095187 - Method for estimating available bandwidth of network link using time stamp function of internet control message protocol: Disclosed is a method for estimating an available bandwidth of a network link by transmitting small-sized probing packets using a time stamp function of an Internet control message protocol (ICMP) and using time information of the probing packet returned. According to the invention, even when the separate program or function... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20080095188 - Rate agile rate-adaptive digital subscriber line: Methods and apparatus for maintaining the maximum achievable data rate on a DSL line, up to and including a rate to which a user subscribes is described. Performance monitoring is conducted on the DSL line on an ongoing basis to determine noise margins in each direction. Each noise margin is... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080095189 - Method and system for physical layer aggregation: Aspects of a system for physical layer aggregation may include one or more switch ICs and/or physical (PHY) layer ICs that enable reception of data packets via a medium access control (MAC) layer protocol entity. Each of the received data packets may be fragmented into a plurality of fragment payloads.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080095190 - Communication system and method for sending isochronous streaming data within a frame segment using a signaling byte: A communication system, network interface, and communication port is provided for interconnecting a network of multimedia devices. The multimedia devices can send streaming and/or non-streaming data across the network. The network accommodates all such types of data and assigns data types to time slots or frame segments within each frame... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel LLP
20080095191 - Communication system and method for sending isochronous streaming data within a frame segment using a signaling byte: A communication system, network interface, and communication port is provided for interconnecting a network of multimedia devices. The multimedia devices can send streaming and/or non-streaming data across the network. The network accommodates all such types of data and assigns data types to time slots or frame segments within each frame... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel LLP
20080095192 - Batching and compression for ip transmission: A storage router and related method are presented for combining multiple host frames, such as Fibre Channel frames, together into a single datagram for tunneling transmission over an IP or similar network. The storage router operates by storing incoming host frames in a host frame buffer. When there is sufficient... Agent: Kruger Iselin LLP (2120)
20080095193 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the number of packets in a packet train to avoid timeouts: A sending device dynamically adjusts a target number of data packets in a packet train by projecting a train property in advance of timeout, and adjusts the target accordingly. Preferably, the target size of the packet train is adjusted downward by checking the number of accumulated packets in the train... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20080095194 - Mapping six (6) eight (8) mbit/s signals to a sonet frame: A system (104) is provided for filling a SONET SPE (204, 300, 500, 600, 700) with bytes of digital information. The system is comprised of data input ports (1-6) configured to receive payload signals comprised of payload information. The system is also comprised of data processing circuits configured to transfer... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC
20080095195 - Device, system, and method for partitioning and framing communication signals in broadband wireless access networks: A method and system for partitioning frames into sub-frames, where the frames may be defined according to a reference system standard, and transmitting one or more sub-frames during a pre-designated downlink transmission, and transmitting one or more sub-frames during a pre-designated uplink transmission. A method and system for partitioning frames... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20080095196 - Unit to unit transfer synchronization: A system facilitates improved module organization. The system includes a communication component that enables interaction between a primary module and at least one subsequent module. In addition, a synchronization component that coordinates operation of the primary module with at least one subsequent module through utilization of the communication component, where... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(at)
20080095197 - Methods and apparatus for improved communications networks: Erroneous data due to faults are prevented from propagating through a distributed network node having diversely routed communications links by using a fault masking technique that eliminates the 60 ms of error propagation time associated with SONET networks. The fault masking technique can also prevent random bit errors from propagating... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20080095198 - Playout based delay scheduler: A node (22) of a telecommunications network (2) receives, over a transmission chain (24) subject to packet jitter, packets of a connection involving a client device (26). The node (22) comprises a packet buffer (38) configured to store the packets received over the transmission chain prior to transmission of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC04/17/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category patent applications
20080089221 - Method for realizing link adaptation in mimo-ofdm transmission system: A postamble structure is immediately attached to a data block that does not contain sufficient information with regard to channel identification. This postamble structure has, for each antenna, a channel estimation section with a channel estimation sequence. A transmission mode in a respective station is selected based on of the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080089222 - Method and apparatus for implementing clear channel assessment function in multi-band ofdm system: A clear channel assessment CCA method implemented in a multi-band orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system, the method including: estimating an energy of a received signal in each window at predetermined intervals of two moving-average windows; detecting a peak value according to a difference of energies estimated in relation to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080089223 - System and method for embedding ofdm in cdma systems: Systems and methods of combining OFDM and CDMA signals are provided. An OFDM packet data channel is overlaid over CDMA transmissions. The channel is scheduled slotwise between multiple users. In some embodiments, there is a CDMA packet data channel which is scheduled together with the OFDM packet data channel.... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20080089224 - Apparatus for equalizing clipping noise signals of receiver systems and method thereof: An apparatus for correcting clipping distortion of a receiver system includes: an equalizer which generates a first equalization signal by equalizing a frequency domain clipping signal via a first equalization coefficient correcting a channel distortion, and generates a second equalization signal by equalizing the frequency domain clipping signal via a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080089225 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating network outage reports: Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating network outage reports. The methods include receiving alarm data for a network outage which, if not remedied, may become a reportable event. The alarm data includes a plurality of alarm records each including a site identifier, a date, a time, and an... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth
20080089226 - Transmission device and redundant configuration between transmission device and layer 2 switch: A transmission device is connected to a layer 2 switch through a transmission path at one side, and to a relay transmission path at the other side. The transmission path includes a transmission path of a active system and a transmission path of a stand-by system. When failure occurs in... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080089227 - Protecting multi-segment pseudowires: The protection of multi-segment pseudowires by utilizing pre-computed backup paths is disclosed herein. Disclosed embodiments include methods that establish at least one backup path for multi-segment pseudowires, the establishing being performed prior to detection of failure in the primary path. Upon detecting a path failure, the detected failure is signaled... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20080089228 - Systems and methods for wireless communications: A method to improve TCP throughput by separating TCP acknowledgment flow from TCP normal data flow in a wireless communications environment. This method creates dedicated signaling air interface link and signaling A10 link for TCP acknowledgment flow and assigns a higher priority value to TOS field of IP packets encapsulating... Agent: Groover & Associates
20080089229 - Congestion control in a wireless mobile system: The invention refers to a method for improved congestion control in a wireless mobile system where a high speed packet data access (HSDPA) between a node and a number of mobile stations (MS) have been established by dedicating a high speed physical downlink shared channel (HS-PDSCH) to all mobile stations... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080089230 - In flight tcp window adjustment to improve network performance: A system and method for reconfiguring a TCP window in a switch of a network system, where the size of the window is determined based on the operating speed of a work station to which data packets in the window are being sent and the size of the switch buffer.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089231 - Suspending operation of border gateway protocol: A checkpointing approach enables BGP peers to reduce the number of UPDATE messages that are exchanged and processed after a router restarts and to pause and suspend BGP sessions when mobile nodes leave a BGP domain. In an embodiment, a router is configured for receiving a BGP pause message from... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080089232 - Dynamic rate limiting adjustment: Dynamic rate limiting adjustment may be provided by sampling actual output rates from a rate limited device and utilizing this information to modify configured traffic limits. This allows the device to achieve actual output rates much closer to the desired rate limits for users and services.... Agent: David B. Ritchie Thelen Reid & Priest LLP
20080089233 - Traffic control system and management server: When abnormal traffic is detected, an abnormal traffic detection apparatus that detects the abnormal traffic reports information of the detected abnormal traffic to a management server. The management server specifies a user transmitting he abnormal traffic from an authentication server by using transmitting user information of the abnormal traffic contained... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080089234 - Method for multicast distribution tree switchover: Described are a method and a device for efficiently switching multicast data flows from a shared distribution tree to a shortest path distribution tree. The method achieves an efficient and scalable tree switch that reduces the latency of multicast data transmitted from the source to receivers. A determination is made... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP
20080089236 - Disabled state and state signaling for link aggregation: A device enables a disabled timer state for a link aggregation group (LAG) link if a disabled timer condition is determined for the LAG link, and enables a disabled state for the LAG link if a disabled condition is determined for the LAG link in the disabled timer state.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080089235 - Monitoring link aggregation links: A device detects a signal condition for a link aggregation group (LAG) link, compares the detected signal condition to a signal threshold range, and enables one of a disabled state or a disabled timer state for the LAG link if the detected signal condition is outside the signal threshold range.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080089238 - Network monitoring and intellectual property protection device, system and method: A method and device for detecting and halting specified peer-to-peer (“P2P”) and/or Internet Relay Chat (“IRC” communication sessions based on a priori defined templates is described. Network packets are intercepted and inspected for patterns (defined by the templates) that identify them as definitely, likely or not being associated with one... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20080089237 - System and method for dynamic network traffic prioritization: A system and method are provided for dynamic network traffic prioritization. The method can include the operation of offering a plurality of network traffic prioritization options to a user on a network. A user selected network traffic prioritization option can be communicated to a network configuration device through the network.... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20080089239 - System and method for handling streaming media: A system for handling streaming media at a customer premises includes a compute engine having a customer network interface device port and a customer premises equipment port, for installation between a customer network interface device and video destination customer premises equipment. The compute engine includes a processing module configured for... Agent: Richard L. Sampson Sampson & Associates, P.C.
20080089240 - Network analysis tool: A network analysis tool is provided. The tool is configured to enable the analysis of traffic on the network so as to provide for scheduler hierarchies. By analysing the traffic using techniques based on large deviation theory the present invention provides for the analysis of traffic on multiple inputs to... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20080089241 - Method and apparatus for the assessment and optimization of network traffic: A system for the assessment of network performance criteria, and applying this criteria to the classification of network addresses into appropriate ranges, using these ranges to consolidate performance measurements for the associated addresses, and applying these metrics toward the optimization of the network towards performance or policy objectives.... Agent: Attn: Thomas B. Haverstock Haverstock & Owens LLP
20080089242 - Resetting a multimedia terminal adapter: A plurality of network devices may be reset. In order to reset the plurality of network devices, a first file may be received including a plurality of host names corresponding to a plurality of network devices. Next, a second file may be received comprising a plurality of security keys respectively... Agent: Merchant & Gould P.C.
20080089243 - Managing an over-subscribed data communication network: Managing a network involves accessing a network description of a network that includes links. Generation of a network view of the network is initiated according to the network description. One or more candidate links are identified, where a candidate link represents a link that is a candidate for partitioning the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080089244 - Method for discovering network device: A method for discovering a network device is disclosed for executing a discovery procedure of the network device in a Data Link Layer (i.e. Layer 2 of OSI 7 Layers Model) via a Network Management Server (NMS) within a Local Area Network (LAN) system to discover other network devices within... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC Suite 1404
20080089245 - Automated multiple-instance spanning tree reconfiguration: One embodiment relates to a method of automated multiple-instance spanning tree reconfiguration. Query packets are sent to switches within an multiple-instance spanning tree (MST) region, and response packets are received from the switches with traffic utilization data for ports of the switches. An MST reconfiguration is determined. The MST reconfiguration... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089246 - Method and apparatus for selecting spanning tree root: One embodiment relates to a method of selecting a root node for a spanning tree. Spanning trees are simulated with different nodes as the root node. An optimality criterion is calculated for each simulated spanning tree. Another embodiment relates to a network management apparatus that includes a processor, memory for... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089247 - Multi-chassis emulated switch: A solution is provided wherein the interfaces between multiple chassis (e.g., edge switches) in a network of layer 2 devices and a spanning tree device are treated as a single emulated switch. This emulated switch effectively enables two different views to the two different sides. Thus, frames from the network... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20080089248 - Tree-type network system, node device, broadcast system, broadcast method, and the like: A tree type network system including an information delivery device, a plurality of node devices, and an administration, wherein the node devices are connected in a tree-like shape via a communication route while placing the information delivery device in an uppermost level and forming a plurality of hierarchy levels, and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20080089249 - Automated correction of duplex mismatches: One embodiment relates to a method for automated correction of duplex mismatches. A duplex mismatch is detected at a port of a network device, and characteristics of the duplex mismatch are determined. The configuration of the mismatched port is automatically modified based upon said characteristics. Another embodiment relates to an... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089250 - Transmission control method for tcp bi-directional transmission in asymmetric bandwidth pre-allocated subscriber network and apparatus therefor: A transmission control apparatus for improving PCT bi-directional transmission performance in an end node or gateway node of an asymmetric bandwidth pre-allocated subscriber network. The transmission control apparatus includes a TCP classification module for acquiring a TCP ACK packet to be transmitted over an uplink during bi-directional transmission; a band-width... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080089251 - Packet data transmission: A method and system, for transmitting data to a mobile node (4) over a unidirectional link (12) in a packet data network, for example an IP network, comprises: sending a message from a protocol address, e.g. IP address, of a bidirectional interface at the mobile node (4) to the home... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080089252 - Apparatus and method for protecting receive circuit in time division duplex (tdd) wireless communication system: Apparatus and method for protecting a receive circuit in a Time Division Duplex (TDD) wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a generator for generating a control signal to activate a first amplifier; the first amplifier for receiving an activation signal from the generator; an inverter for inverting the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20080089253 - Terminal control system: A terminal control system is provided that has a main control device, a plurality of terminal devices controlled by the main control device, and communication lines for connecting the main control device and each of the terminal devices so as to allow bidirectional communication, wherein the configuration is simple, communication... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20080089256 - Apparatus and method for controlling mobile terminal in data communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for controlling a mobile terminal in a data communication system. In the mobile terminal controlling apparatus, a network terminal generates an encapsulated control packet, which includes a control command for controlling the mobile terminal during data communication and predetermined port information, and transmits the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080089258 - System and method for configuring ip address in communication system: Disclosed is a system and method for configuring an Internet Protocol) IP address in a communication system. The IP address configuration system includes a mobile station receiving a network advertisement message including network prefix information from a gateway, configuring the IP address by using the network prefix information, and transmitting... Agent: Docket Clerk
20080089255 - Systems and methods for communicating with wireless-enabled devices that are capable of responding to changes in operational state: A system for communicating with a wireless-enabled device. The system comprises an input for receiving from the device a signal indicative of the device being in a de-powered operational state; a functional entity configured to determine, on a basis of (i) knowledge that the device is in the de-powered operational... Agent: Fetherstonhaugh - Smart & Biggar
20080089254 - Wireless-enabled device with capability of responding to changes in operational state: A device suitable for wireless communication with a network entity. The device comprises a functional unit configured to monitor an operational state of the device and, in response to detecting that the device is in a de-powered operational state, to inform the network entity of an ability of the device... Agent: Fetherstonhaugh - Smart & Biggar
20080089257 - Mobile router support for ipv6: A method and system for supporting mobile routers in Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is provided. A mobile router obtains a care-of-address associated with an address configuration. The mobile router registers the care-of-address with a home agent. A bi-directional tunnel is established between the mobile router and the home agent.... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080089261 - Facilitating transmissions in a plurality of protocols: Included are embodiments for sending data in an environment with a plurality of protocols. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving, at a communications device, an indication to send first data to an access point in a first communications protocol and determining that second data is being communicated... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080089260 - Apparatus and methods for performing wireless communication and detection: Methods and apparatus are provided for enabling an apparatus having a wireless module mounted thereon to detect an access point while saving power consumption in a battery. An apparatus according to the present invention preferably has a system main body, a cover which covers a surface of the system main... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20080089259 - Quick paging channel detection with signal to noise ratio dependent thresholds: A method and system is disclosed for detecting indicators using a multi-stage and multi-threshold detection mechanism so that a mobile terminal can be removed from an idle mode appropriately.... Agent: L. Howard Chen Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, LLP
20080089264 - Apparatus and method for providing news service using multicast and broadcast service in broadband wireless access system: Provided is an apparatus and method for providing a news service using an MBS in a BWA system. In a method for providing a news service from a newsgroup server in a wireless access system, if a user terminal has joined at least one newsgroup, a message for notifying an... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080089265 - System and method for transmitting/receiving multicast/broadcast signal in a communication system: A system and method for transmitting/receiving a multicast/broadcast signal in a communication system are provided, in which if the communication system includes at least one zone to which the same service is provided and the zone includes at least one ASN_GW and at least one BS connected to the ASN_GW,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080089262 - System and method of providing advertisements to vehicles: A system and method of providing advertisements to vehicles is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having at least one wireless communication access point deployed along a freeway, a database for storing one or more media files associated with one... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080089263 - Wireless lan system and wireless communication method: Each of a plurality of wireless terminals (105A, 105B) connected to a wireless LAN base station (104) notifies the base station of an address for receiving data by one-to-many communication from the base station when said wireless terminal executes a program using the one-to-many communication in the wireless LAN (S601).... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080089268 - Media distribution in a wireless network: In a network environment such as a wireless packet network, a source node transmits a data stream, e.g., a stream of media packets to a plurality of sink nodes, including the source node transmitting a first data stream of unicast packets addressed to at least a first one of the... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20080089266 - Method for communicating in a network comprising wire and wireless nodes: Abstract The inventive method makes it possible to communicate in a network comprising wireless nodes provided with communications means enabling to communicate through a wireless channel and wire nodes provided with communication means enabling to communicate through a wire channel. Said method is characterised in that the wire node repeats... Agent: Ronald R. Santucci C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20080089267 - Multi-antenna upgrade for a transceiver: Disclosed is a radio repeater system that utilizes a number of spatially diverse receiving antennas, a signal measuring system associated with each of the antennas, a weighted signal combining means, with amplification and retransmission. The system operates by monitoring each of receiving antennas and then calculating the weighted inputs in... Agent: Ganz Law, P.C.
20080089269 - Wireless communication apparatus, mobile terminal, and wireless communication method: In a communication system in which communication is performed by switching between first multi-antenna transmission control which performs multi-stream transmission and second multi-antenna transmission control which performs single-stream transmission, the distance between a base station and a mobile terminal is calculated, and if the distance to the terminal is smaller... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080089270 - Timeslot assignment mechanism for satellite communication network: A time division multiple access (TDMA) waveform for controlling a MIL-STD-188-183 compliant demand assignment multiple access (DAMA) satellite communication network contains a short duration and minimal data content, time-hack, that is repeatedly transmitted by a supervisory control radio, so that the time hack occurs twice within a DAMA frame, ensuring... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20080089271 - Device and method for nodal multiple access into communications channels: A nodal division multiple access technique for multiple access to a communications channel such as a satellite transponder. The present invention provides multiple access into a communications channel where each accessing site utilizes one signal from a composite amplitude/phase digital signal constellation, such that demodulators receive the composite signal without... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20080089277 - Centralized wireless network for multi-room large properties: Method and devices for use in a centralized wireless network are provided. The centralized wireless network employs a wireless communication protocol to communicate with various devices throughout the network. In addition to communication, the protocol may be used to control and monitor various aspects of the devices throughout the network.... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20080089272 - Connection establishment method: The present invention relates to a method for connection establishment in a system comprising multiple radio access networks for accessing core network services. A terminal is registered via a first radio access network to an element providing access to circuit-switched core network services. Establishment of a connection via the first... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080089274 - Method for improving the performance of a wireless communications network by using beamformed virtual antennas: The present invention discloses a method for wireless communications network performance in transmitting a message. The method comprises creating a first beamformed virtual antenna for the serving BTS and one or more second beamformed virtual antennas for the one or more target BTSs when one or more predetermined conditions are... Agent: L. Howard Chen Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, LLP
20080089273 - Wireless access point network system supported through existing transmission lines: A system for establishing a universal or overlapping wireless broadband network composed of a plurality of Access Points (AP). These APs may be coupled to existing copper transmission lines, and may work alone or in groups to provide wireless network access. Different types of APs may be utilized to perform... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20080089275 - Wireless communication systems: A wireless communication method in a system in which subscriber stations are each operable for communication with a base station is provided. The base station is capable of performing simultaneous communications with a plurality of the subscriber stations simultaneously by exchange of packets each conforming with a layered protocol of... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080089276 - Wireless connection terminal and roaming method for providing stable wireless connection to access point: A control unit of a wireless connection terminal compares the received signal strength indicator of an access point currently connected to by the wireless connection terminal with the received signal strength indicator of a neighboring access point. If the difference between the two received signal strength indicators is higher than... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20080089278 - Method and frame structure for supporting dynamic channel allocation and dynamic power allocation in frequency reuse partitioning based ofdma system: Provided are a dynamic channel/power allocation method for an FRP-based OFDMA system and a frame/slot structure capable of supporting the dynamic channel/power allocation method. In the FRP-based OFDMA system, each of cells has an inner cell, an outer cell and a plurality of sectors and performs data communication with a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20080089279 - Method of inter-system coexistence and spectrum sharing for dynamic spectrum access networks-on-demand spectrum contention: This invention relates to cognitive radio based wireless communications of dynamic spectrum access networks, and more particularly to a method of addressing inter-systems (cells) coexistence and spectrum sharing. The described method of spectrum sharing mechanism, called On-Demand Spectrum Contention, integrates Dynamic Frequency Selection and Transmission Power Control with iterative on-demand... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20080089280 - Methods of messaging control of dynamic frequency selection (dfs) for cognitive radio based dynamic spectrum access network systems: This invention relates to cognitive radio based wireless communications of dynamic spectrum access networks, and more particularly to a method of addressing messaging control for dynamic frequency selection. The method of the invention provides an efficient, reliable and flexible messaging mechanism for DFS decision-making that is critical for licensed incumbent... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20080089282 - Acquisition in frequency division multiple access systems: Systems and methods allow cell acquisition in a wireless communication system in frequency division multiple access mode of operation. Code sequences transmitted over primary synchronization channel (P-SCH) enable detection of symbol boundary, cyclic prefix duration, and indication of broadcast channel bandwidth. Sequences transmitted over secondary synchronization channel (S-SCH) afford radio... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089284 - Assigning radio channels in a wireless network: The present invention relates to a method of assigning radio channels to a set of base stations (BS) in a wireless network, in which method one radio channel out of a determined set of radio channels is assigned to each base station (BS). In order for different networks not to... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20080089285 - Method and apparatus for communicating protocol data unit in a radio access network: A new protocol data unit is used in communications in a radio access network. When a user equipment requests a radio resource controller connection, the UE includes its identity in the request message. In establishing the connection to UE, a serving radio network controller allocates a logical channel to the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20080089281 - Method of efficiently utilizing resources in a wireless communication system: A method of transmitting data via a control channel in a wireless communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes transmitting a message including information on which control channel resources are used or unused, and transmitting data via the unused control channel which is allocated to at least one... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080089283 - Receiver: The present invention relates to receivers such as multi-carrier and cellular receivers. Cellular receivers, in the form of portable radiotelephones are commonplace, and their design and operation is well understood. Such portable radiotelephones can be used for making and receiving telephone calls, sending and receiving messages, and even browsing world-wide... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080089286 - Frequency hopping in an sc-fdma environment: Facilitating frequency hopping for single carrier, frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) transmission is described herein. By way of example, user data transmitted within a transmission allocation unit can be frequency shifted with respect to time based slots of the allocation unit. As a result, frequency hopping can be accomplished while... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089287 - Broadcast-based communication in a radio or wireless access network to support mobility: In a radio or wireless access network, packets to be transmitted to a mobile radio are broadcast over a transport network to a set of associated radio access points, where each set of associated radio access points corresponds to a broadcast group. Each access point monitors packets broadcast to it... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080089291 - Handover request method for use in portable internet system and mobile communication terminal using the same: A handover request method for use in a portable Internet system and a mobile communication terminal using the same are disclosed. The handover request method of the mobile communication terminal in the portable Internet system according to an embodiment includes operating, by the mobile communication terminal, a timer when a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080089293 - Inter-system handoffs in multi-access environments: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide for handing off user equipment between different access networks, e.g., a high rate packet data (HRPD) system and a long term evolution (LTE) system. An existing mobile IP session can be maintained by the UE during the handoff... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20080089290 - Method and apparatus for management of inactive connections for service continuity in an agnostic access internet protocol multimedia communication: State machine diagram (300) illustrates inactive connection (303) management wherein all bindings are deregistered, but active sessions remain. The mobile station may, re-register the connection (309), to stop the Linger Timer (305) and return the connection to the active state (303) before timeout, or otherwise before the inactive connection is... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080089289 - Method and apparatus for time-warping packets at the sender side: The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device that is capable of accessing different types of networks such as a circuit-switched network, or any cellular network, and a packet-switched network. During hand-over from the first network to the second network, the sender of packets/frames expands or compresses the packet-switched... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089288 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing advertising and/or information services over mobile ad hoc cooperative networks using electronic billboards and related devices: A method of operating an electronic billboard includes detecting a mobile electronic device within a predetermined distance of the electronic billboard, establishing an ad hoc wireless connection with the mobile electronic device, and transmitting location-specific data to the mobile electronic device over the ad hoc wireless connection. The location-specific data... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20080089294 - Performing handover using mutual authentication in wireless broadband (wibro) network: A method and system to perform a handover using mutual authentication in a Wireless Broadband (WiBro) network includes: generating a temporary number of a mobile station needing handover from a first base station to a second base station and requesting a handover from the first base station; transferring a handover... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20080089292 - Handover procedures in a wireless communications system: A wireless communications system having a radio access network (RAN). A wireless terminal is connected to a serving node in the RAN. The wireless terminal exchange messages with a serving node to support a handover to a target node in the RAN. The target node receives the hand over and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089295 - System and method of user access service levels in a distributed network communication system: A system and method uses a plurality of access points coupled to a network, wherein at least one of the plurality of access points is operable to communicate with a computing device, and a network provider server communicatively coupled to a network. The network provider server is operable to perform... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel PC
20080089297 - Method for transmitting and receiving a signal to protect against erroneous feedback information: A method for providing precoding weights for data symbols of data control subframes includes generating a downlink frame having control subframes which individually correspond to one of a plurality of downlink data subframes, and inserting weight information into each of the control subframes, such that the weight information is to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080089296 - Methods and arrangements for handling unreliable scheduling grants in a telecommunication network: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements for handling unreliable scheduling grants in a WCDMA-communication system. A user equipment detects that a received scheduling grant is unreliable and adjust its serving grant based on that information. The user equipment is also able to report continuously received unreliable grants as... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080089299 - Method and system for distributing content in ad-hoc networks using super peers: A system (150) and method (200) for peer-to-peer content sharing in an ad-hoc network is provided. The system can include a plurality of peers (102) and a super peer (110). The super peer provides a continuous power supply (112) and mass storage (111) for distributing and caching shared content. The... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080089298 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing mobile ad hoc cooperative communication systems and related devices: A method of operating a mobile electronic device includes detecting at least one other mobile electronic device within a predetermined distance of the mobile electronic device, and determining a spatial relationship of the at least one other mobile electronic device relative to the mobile electronic device. An ad hoc wireless... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20080089301 - Mobility supporting method of mobile terminal based on prefix binding and mobility supporting system using the method: A mobility supporting method and a mobility supporting system using the method are provided. The mobility supporting method includes a first access router for allocating a prefix to a mobile terminal, and registering the allocated prefix in an authentication server when the mobile terminal connects to the first access router.... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080089300 - Establishment of ad-hoc networks between multiple devices: A method of configuring an ad-hoc wireless network between an authenticator and a plurality of wireless devices seeking authentication includes assigning a wireless device as the authenticator and receiving a first setup message transmitted from a first device seeking authentication to the authenticator and initiating a first handshake process between... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell
20080089302 - System and method for controlling configuration settings for mobile communication devices and services: A system for controlling configuration settings for mobile data communication devices and services includes a redirection server and a policy generation system. The redirection server detects a triggering event in a host system and in response to the triggering event continuously redirects data items from the host system to a... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20080089309 - H-fdd scheduling in a wireless network: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for H-FDD scheduling in a wireless network. A computer-implemented method includes, in a wireless network including at least a base station and a subscriber station communicating over an air link, scheduling a scheduling frame, the scheduling frame partitioned in N consecutive groups indexed... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20080089308 - Method and apparatus for re-registration of connections for service continuity in an agnostic access internet protocol multimedia communication system: Active sessions and dialogs may be moved between connections and P-CSCFs. For example, in some embodiments either new bindings may be created with a different connection for a Public User ID or the UE may re-register one or more specific bindings for a Public User ID from one connection to... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080089306 - Method of inter-system communications dynamic spectrum access network systems-logical control connections: This invention relates to cognitive radio based wireless communications of dynamic spectrum access networks, and more particularly to a method of addressing inter-systems (cells) communications for coexistence and spectrum sharing. A method, called Logical Control Connections, is described for reliable connection-based inter-system coordination and communications, which can be established and... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20080089307 - Methods of network-initiated partial session transfer: The present invention provides a method involving a corresponding node and a mobile node having a first session for multimedia communication. The first session includes a plurality of streams having a corresponding plurality of endpoints. The method includes providing, from a network entity, a first message to the corresponding node... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080089305 - System and method for broadband mobile access network: System and method for providing network access to a mobile terminal includes a network gateway coupled to a first network and a second network, and a network controller coupled to at least one of the first network and the second network and configured to provide one or more functions for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080089303 - System and method for deactivating ip sessions of lower priority: Systems and Methods are provided for deactivating IP sessions of lower priority. There may be instances when a mobile device moves from a first area supporting a plurality of IP sessions to a second area supporting fewer IP sessions. In this situation, if the mobile device has more IP sessions... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080089304 - System and method for managing ip sessions based on how many ip sessions are supported: Systems and Method are provided for managing IP sessions based on how many IP sessions are supported. According to an embodiment of the application, the wireless network determines how many IP sessions can be supported for the mobile device residing in a given area such as a routing area, and... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080089310 - Cell selection techniques for frequency division multiple access systems: This disclosure is directed to power estimation techniques for use by a subscriber unit of a frequency division multiple access (FDMA) system during the cell selection process. The power estimation techniques recognize that adjacent cells, i.e., adjacent in terms of frequency, often have slight overlap. Thus, the power from a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089311 - Dynamic auto-reconfigurable time division multiple access: A method to dynamically reconfigure a network by receiving a data packet for transmission from a node in the network at a media access control layer of the node and determining a slot assignment for the data packet based on an application required quality of service. The application required quality... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080089313 - Traceable record generation system and method using wireless networks: A data center in communication with a plurality of remote wireless clocks of a network comprises a server in communication with the network. The server is operable to send time information and non-time information through the network to a remote wireless clock among the remote wireless clocks. The server is... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20080089312 - Method and apparatus for flexible pilot pattern: In accordance an aspect, a method for a wireless communication system, determining a location in time of a sub-frame when SFN transmission for data will occur, determining a first transmission pattern and a second transmission pattern for reference signals, wherein the transmission patterns indicate the symbols and tones of a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080089314 - Retransmission in wireless communication systems: The invention relates to retransmissions in wireless communication systems. It is proposed to reduce the retransmission delays by utilizing feedback associated with a lower protocol layer than the conventional feedback messages of the ARQ functionality. After sending a packet from a transmitter towards a receiver, the transmitter monitors the link... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080089315 - Adaptive route time-out for dynamic multi-hop networks: The invention provides, according to one embodiment, a system and method for determining an optimum route time-out value. The method may include determining a route from a source node to a destination node, and forwarding a route request from the source node to an intermediate node. The method further includes... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080089318 - Automated location determination to support voip e911 using self-surveying techniques for ad hoc wireless network: Network devices in an Ad-Hoc wireless network self-survey themselves as necessary for approximate location or precise position information, based on methods employed, particularly useful for a non-open-sky environment. A WiFi Access Point (AP) with or without an internal GPS receiver and location conveyance support may utilize the mesh technique. If... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20080089316 - Methods, systems and computer program products for enabling emergency 911 calls in voice over internet protocol (voip) systems: Some embodiments of the present invention provide methods for providing emergency services to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) subscribers. It is determined that a connection cannot be established between a VoIP router and a VoIP service provider network. A mobile terminal associated with the VoIP router is requested to dial... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20080089317 - Call control system, communication terminal, criteria value data memory apparatus and recording medium storing program: A call control system, which is provided with a communication controlling part that controls calls of telephone sets such that the telephone receives transmitting data sent by the telephone, includes: a transmitting terminal evaluating part that is provided in the telephone set and calculates an evaluation score of the telephone... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080089319 - Fibre channel fabric simulator: A fabric simulation device implementing a method for generating a simulated fabric of a simulated storage area network. In operation, the fabric simulation device logs into a physical storage area network as an unofficial physical fibre channel switch connected to the simulated storage area network, and maintains a fabric testing... Agent: Frank C. Nicholas Cardinal Law Group
20080089320 - Fibre channel fabric simulator: A fabric simulation device implementing a method for generating a simulated fabric of a simulated storage area network. In operation, the fabric simulation device logs into a physical storage area network as an unofficial physical fibre channel switch connected to the simulated storage area network, and maintains a fabric testing... Agent: Frank C. Nicholas Cardinal Law Group
20080089321 - Electronic switch architecture and method having multiple ports coupled by a single data link for transferring different data types across the link: A switch circuit, system, and method are provided in which a single, shared data line is formed across the majority of the monolithic substrate which bears the switch. The shared data line is serviced by multiplexers and corresponding state machines placed near the ports of the switch. The state machine... Agent: Daffer Mcdaniel, LLP M/s: 5298
20080089322 - Storage medium for delay optimization for scheduling in bufferless crossbar switches: A computer readable storage medium includes instructions that, when executed by a computer, implement a method for delay optimization scheduling in bufferless crossbar switches, the method including: transmitting, by each line card of a plurality of line cards logically organized into rows and columns, scheduling information to a horizontal control... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20080089325 - Audio quality-based continuity switching system and method: A method of activating a handover of signals representing an audio between an audio sending end and an audio receiving end associated with one of first and second networks. The method includes determining a quality of the audio at the receiving end, and determining a location of the receiving end... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20080089329 - Computer cluster: A computer cluster arranged at a lattice point in a lattice-like interconnection network contains four nodes and an internal communication network. Two nodes can transmit packets to adjacent computer clusters located along the X direction, and the two other nodes can transmit packets to adjacent computer clusters located along the... Agent: Patrick G. Burns Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20080089326 - Link aggregation: A device stores a link aggregation group (LAG) media access control (MAC) address, and assigns the LAG MAC address to two or more links in the device to define a LAG. The LAG MAC address is distinct from physical MAC addresses of the links in the LAG.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080089328 - Method and system for choosing communication services: A method and system (100) for determining one or more desired communication services for an application (200). The method and system (100) includes determining at least one application operating parameter (302), at least one communication operating parameter (304), at least one cost factor (306), and at least one value factor... Agent: Caterpillar Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.
20080089327 - Methods, systems and computer program products for storing communication session information at a network interface module: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer program products for storing communication session information at a network interface module. One method described herein includes receiving a plurality of RTCP packets associated with a communication session at a network interface module. RTCP information is extracted from at least... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080089323 - Storage medium for delay optimization for scheduling in bufferless crossbar switches: A system and method for assigning Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs). A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an Access Point (AP) having a switching element that assigns a computing device to a VLAN according to a Media Access Control (MAC) address of the... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080089324 - Storage medium for delay optimization for scheduling in bufferless crossbar switches: In some embodiments, a method for replacing an existing Differentiated Services Code point (DSCP) value with a new DSCP value, or augmenting an existing DSCP value with a new DSCP value is described. In an example embodiment, a new DSCP value is generated, added to the value field of a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20080089332 - Auto configuration of static rendezvous points using bootstrap router protocol messages from pim sm: A process for configuring rendezvous points in switch routers of a PIM-SM network that includes static rendezvous point configuration and bootstrap router protocol messaging. A user will input static rendezvous point commands into one of the routers in the network that identifies the rendezvous points for all of the group... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089330 - Connectivity outage detection based on a multicast management mpls-vpn group: Techniques and apparatus that allow for accurate determination of network topology utilizing multicast groups are provided. A multicast group may be established that contains a set of VPN endpoints to be monitored. By sending ping packets from each provider edge endpoint to the multicast group, ping responses (with unicast addresses... Agent: Randol W. Read Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20080089331 - Device, system and method of multicast/broadcast communication: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a transmitter to transmit, in response to an incoming multicast communication frame received from a multicast communication source, a multicast acknowledgment frame indicating receipt of the incoming multicast communication frame, wherein the apparatus is randomly designated by the multicast communication... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080089333 - Information delivery over time-varying network topologies: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for delivering information over time-varying networks. In one embodiment, the method comprises, for each of a plurality of time intervals, determining a virtual network topology for use over each time interval; selecting for the time interval based on the virtual network topology, a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080089341 - Data transmission apparatus, image processing apparatus and program of the same: There is provided a data transmission apparatus, an image processing apparatus and a program, capable of preventing data from being transmitted to a destination to which the data should not be transmitted, in the case where there is a possibility that the data is forwarded to a destination other than... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20080089336 - Location of a probe algorithm: Methods and systems for determining a location of a probe in a network are disclosed. Several methods analyze network data received by a probe to identify at least two devices in the network between which the network data is transferred. The method further includes assigning a level of certainty as... Agent: Eric L. Maschoff Workmanman Nydegger
20080089339 - Message compression methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus for compressing messages used to support mobile communications are described. After transmission of a first mobile IP message which may be a conventional mobile IP message, a compressed mobile IP message is transmitted. The compressed message includes a new “compressed message” indicator and information which is to... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20080089338 - Methods for remotely creating and managing virtual machines: A method for managing from a remote terminal a virtual machine, which represents one of a plurality of virtual machines implemented on a hardware platform that is communicably coupled to the remote terminal via a computer network, is provided. Each virtual machine is associated with a MAC address of a... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080089337 - Network processing device and data pump device: An interface is proposed to couple a network processing device and at least one data pump device. The interface is of a serial type and is operable to transfer data chunks of a predetermined data chunk format comprising a channel address field indicating a logical channel the data chunk is... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck Chase Tower
20080089334 - System and method for routing packet traffic: A system and method are disclosed for routing packet traffic. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a Provider Edge (PE) router having a routing element that routes packet traffic between a plurality of autonomous systems according to one or more Virtual Routing and... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080089335 - System and method for routing packet traffic: A system and method for routing packet traffic is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a router having a routing element that routes packet traffic according to Internal Gateway Protocol (IGP) weights that prevent multicast packet traffic and unicast packet traffic from... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080089340 - System and method for testing transmission speeds of network interface cards in a computer: A method for testing transmission speeds of network interface cards (NICs) in a computer (1), the computer being installed with a first NIC (11) and a second NIC (12), the computer being further connected to a virtual NIC (21), the method includes the steps of: configuring/setting an internet protocol (IP)... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080089342 - Apparatus and method for hardware creation of a header: A media access controller (MAC) is configured with a header creator circuit. The header creator circuit is configured with logic for receiving a data packet and determining whether the received data packet has an existing packet header prepended thereto. The header creator circuit is further configured to determine if the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080089343 - System and article of manufacture for communication among nodes in a system: Provided are a system and article of manufacture for allowing communication among nodes in a system. A request is received in a source node from a source object executing in the source node to send a message to a destination object executing in a destination node. Each node includes a... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20080089344 - System and method for communication session correlation: An arrangement and method in a communication system such as an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) radio receiver for reducing the impact of interference from an intermittent interfering signal transmitted by an interfering system which may be co-located with the OFDM system or may be remotely located. Each OFDM symbol... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20080089345 - Controller based call control for atm svc signaling: A method for controlling circuit switched communications using switched virtual circuit (SVC) signaling includes receiving, at a service controller over a signaling channel from an originating end system, a connection setup signal requesting a switched virtual circuit connection. A proxy setup signal enabling setup of the switched virtual circuit connection... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080089346 - System of path computation element protocol support for large-scale concurrent path computation: A system for a global concurrent path computation in a communication network is disclosed. The system includes a path computation element communication protocol, wherein the protocol includes an indicator field indicating the global concurrent path computation, a global objective function field providing an overarching objective function, a global constraint field... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20080089347 - Systems and methods for broadband network optimization: Disclosed are systems and methods for maximizing transmission throughput or capacity in a heterogeneous communications network. The systems and methods may include any one, or combinations, of: a route tracing module for identifying an optimization endpoint or destination; a testing module for sending representative test data to the endpoint/destination and... Agent: Clark Jordan, Esq. End Ii End Communications Inc.
20080089350 - Communication system: A communication system includes a microprocessor, a WiFi device, a WiMAX device, common antennas, and switching devices. The common antennas are for receiving a WiFi signal and a WiMAX signal. Each of the switching devices has an input terminal coupled to the corresponding common antenna, a first output terminal coupled... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080089348 - Fast border gateway protocol synchronization: A checkpointing approach enables BGP peers to reduce the number of UPDATE messages that are exchanged and processed after a router restarts. A router receives update messages to update routing information for the one or more other devices, wherein each of the update messages includes a checkpoint marker and a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080089349 - File server device: Communication is established between communication terminals arranged in different LANS while realizing dynamic response to reduction in server load, movement of communication terminal, and the like. A relay server is arranged in a LAN and can communicate with an SIP server arranged in a WAN. For instance, a first relay... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd. (muratec) C/o Keating & Bennett LLP
20080089351 - Flow control in communication networks: A communications queue controller for a communications network, the queue controller having a plurality of queue buffers of differing priorities. Each queue buffer has a flow control selector controllable by a programmable bit.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Infineon
20080089352 - Buffered crossbar switch: The present invention relates to a buffered crossbar switch which provides a step of changing the size and/or number of queuing buffer entries to ensure optimum buffer memory usage independent of the size of data packets processed.... Agent: Floyd A. Gonzalez IBM Corporation
20080089353 - Switching device and method with multichannel input queuing scheme: An MIQ packet switch device and packet switching method are provided. The MIQ packet switch device performs cell-based switching of packet data, and includes one or more input queue arrays for buffering cells input through one or more input ports. Each of the one or more input queue arrays includes... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080089354 - Bandwidth-efficient control and bitmap signaling using super position coding in wireless communication systems: A method for transmitting information for a Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS) capable of receiving a specific MBMS service without any difficulty in a when a terminal subscribed to the specific MBMS service moves from an to the, in which when the terminal moves from the to the, the terminal or... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080089355 - Network access mechanism and method: A communications system includes a network that is coupled to a number of terminals, at least some of which are capable of audio or other forms of real-time interactive data communications over the network. Each of the terminals includes a network adapter that is capable of detecting a collision with... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC
20080089356 - Voip device and service switching method thereof: A service switching method includes: providing a time division data bus including a plurality of time slots; receiving a telephone number via a subscriber interface module; determining whether a required service is a first service; assigning a first time slot to the subscriber interface module and a first processing module... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080089357 - Message compression: Methods and apparatus related to message compression/decompression are described. A compressed message is generated by indicating what changes are to be made to a previous message to produce the message sought to be transmitted. The required change, in the form of at least one command and corresponding parameter, is transmitted... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20080089358 - Configurable ports for a host ethernet adapter: A system and method in accordance with the present invention allows for an adapter to be utilized in a server environment that can accommodate both a 10 G and a 1 G source utilizing the same pins. This is accomplished through the use of a high speed serializer/deserializer (high speed... Agent: Sawyer Law Group LLP
20080089359 - Portable internet service system and method: A portable Internet service system includes a plurality of terminals which transmit uplink data for performing wireless communication; and a base station which receives the uplink data from the plurality of terminals, transmits downlink data to the plurality of terminals, and establishes a peer-to-peer function to perform a peer-to-peer transmission... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20080089360 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data frames, and a method fand apparatus for data rate matching: A method and apparatus for transmitting data frames, and a method and apparatus for data rate matching wherein, via an interleaver, elements to be transmitted are distributed over a plurality of radio frames and repeated, the repetition being carried out in such a way that, when put into its relationship... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20080089361 - System and method for transferring data: Methods for synchronously transmitting control data from a first device to a second device in a streaming data network and for transferring non-addressed data through a streaming data network are disclosed. A first device may insert an identifier identifying a second device into data packets transmitted over a stream data... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20080089362 - Single chip tuner integrated circuit for use in a cable modem: A novel single chip tuner integrated circuit (IC) for multiple video reception in a cable modem. The tuner circuit is well suited for use in cable modem systems adapted to implement the DOCSIS 3.0 specification which specifies multiple simultaneous video channel reception. The single-chip tuner integrated circuit comprises a plurality... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080089363 - Clock-state correction and/or clock-rate correction using relative drift-rate measurements: In one embodiment, a method is performed at a node. The method comprises outputting, from a rate-changeable clock included at the node, a first clock signal having a clock rate. The method further comprises generating a second clock signal from the first clock signal for use in determining when transmissions... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080089364 - Apparatus and method of controlled delay packet forwarding: An apparatus and method are described for forwarding of packets with controlled delay. In one embodiment, the invention includes controlled delay queuing logic to hold a packet in a first class for a queuing time of at least a controlled delay value, and scheduling logic to determine whether to delay... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080089365 - Robust digital communication system: Normally ordered robust VSB data are reordered in accordance with a first interleave to produce reordered robust VSB data. The reordered robust VSB data and ATSC data are reordered in accordance with a second interleave to produce normally ordered robust VSB data and reordered ATSC data. The normally ordered robust... Agent: Zenith Electronics Corporation04/10/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category patent applications
20080084814 - Techniques to improve the reliability of the common control channel in ofdm based wireless systems: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a base station (BS) operable to communicate with at least one mobile station (MS), wherein the base station BS generates a dynamic or a pre-programmed offset before it begins the transmission of a frame.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, Llc
20080084815 - Method and apparatus of control signaling: A method and apparatus of control signaling in an enhanced universal terrestrial radio access (E-UTRA) wireless communication system includes transmitting data-associated control signaling in a first orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) symbol of a first slot of an E-UTRA subframe. Data is then transmitted in remaining OFDM symbols of the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc
20080084816 - Method and related circuit of guard interval length detection for ofdm signals: A guard interval length detector is introduced. The guard interval length detector includes a delay conjugate multiplier capable of delaying a plurality of input signals to provide delayed input signals and multiplying each of the plurality of input signals with a complex conjugate of a corresponding one of the delayed... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
20080084817 - Channel estimation for multi-carrier communication: Techniques for deriving a channel estimate using a scattered pilot and a continual pilot are described. The scattered pilot is sent on different sets of carriers in different symbol periods. The continual pilot is sent in each symbol period on irregularly spaced carriers. The scattered pilot is used to identify... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080084818 - Broadcast and multicast services (bcmcs) for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm)-based mobile broadband wireless cellular systems: Methods are provided for transmitting BCMCS in mobile broadband wireless cellular systems under development.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080084819 - Ip flow-based load balancing over a plurality of wireless network links: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate assigning a flow (e.g., IP flow) to a wireless network link from a bundle that includes a plurality of wireless network links. Assignments can be based upon characteristics associated with the flow and characteristics associated with the links. For example, a service class... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080084820 - System and method for managing and controlling communications performed by a computer terminal connected to a network: The present invention provides a system which maintains a function of monitoring and controlling a network regardless of an increase of data to be downloaded by a computer whose access to the network is restricted. The system includes: a first interface for transmitting and receiving data to and from the... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro Llc
20080084821 - Method and devices for adapting the transmission rate of a data stream when there is interference: The object of the method and devices according to the invention is the optimization of the transmission of data packets, transmitted by several sources, in a network, when there is interference. After having received a data packet and determined its source, this data packet is analyzed in order to determine... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20080084823 - Data communication device, data communication method and program thereof: A communication device includes a communication unit having plural function operation units performing communication with an external device at plural prescribed communication speeds, and a control unit allowing the communication unit to receive a given kind of content data from the external device, estimating an optimum prescribed communication speed in... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080084822 - Congestion control within a radio access network: A method of controlling the volume of user-plane traffic on the Iub or Iub/Iur interface between a Radio Network Controller and a Node B of a UMTS Radio Access Network during periods of overload. The method comprises, for individual uplink or downlink connections established over the Iub or Iub/Iur interface,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080084824 - Dual leaky bucket flow control method and system: A method for scheduling a network resource comprises adding tokens to first and second accumulators at first and second fill rates, respectively. A number of tokens corresponding to a size of a packet is subtracted from the first accumulator and a highest priority is assigned to a queue with which... Agent: Duane Morris LLP Ip Department (agere)
20080084825 - Method for determining data transmission state in data communication system: An upstream communication device notifies a downstream communication device of NEXP(0), which indicates a data reception state at the upstream communication device, and the downstream communication device compares it with NEXP(1), which indicates a data reception state at the downstream communication device. By comparing the reception states (arrival/non-arrival) of each... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080084826 - Congestion control for signalling transport protocols: A transport layer protocol such as the Stream Control Transmission Protocol uses a new traffic control technique instead of the TCP slow start algorithm. The procedure assumes that the network on which it is implemented has a fixed bandwidth assigned for the connection, and that the allotted bandwidth roughly matches... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras LLP
20080084827 - Method and apparatus for routing data in an inter-nodal communications lattice of a massively parallel computer system by dynamic global mapping of contended links: A massively parallel nodal computer system periodically collects and broadcasts usage data for an internal communications network. A node sending data over the network makes a global routing determination using the network usage data. Preferably, network usage data comprises an N-bit usage value for each output buffer associated with a... Agent: Ibm Corporation Rochester Ip Law Dept. 917
20080084829 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing link adaptation: A method includes: for a selected modulation type and coding rate, calculating with a receiver of a multi-antenna communication system an average SINR per allocation unit in a spatial domain by using a certain tuning parameter; based on the calculated average SINR values, calculating an effective SINR through the use... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc
20080084830 - Communciation apparatus, method and computer readable medium for adjusting the number of connection identification: A communication apparatus, a method, and a computer readable medium for adjusting the number of communication identifications (CID) are provided. The communication apparatus comprises a database, a quality of service (QoS) scheduler, and a CID adjustment engine. The database stores first service information and second service information which respectively comprise... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.a.
20080084828 - System and method for dynamically adding and deleting ethernet adapters: A method to dynamically adjust the number of active Ethernet adapters in a EtherChannel group, the method including: monitoring a total EtherChannel throughput; determining availability of unused Ethernet adapters if the throughput is above a first predetermined throughput; powering up and adding an unused Ethernet adapter to the EtherChannel group... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Austin
20080084831 - Active source identification for conference calls: A conference bridge will receive incoming packet steams from multiple sources for a conference call. Packets within each of the incoming packet streams include audio signals from the corresponding source and source reference information, which uniquely identifies a source from which the packet was delivered. The conference bridge will identify... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20080084832 - Flagging/indicating user information in conference event package: A system and method for indicating user information in a conference event package. An extension is added to the current conference event package in various embodiments of the present invention. This extension adds a new attribute to user information, including an indicator that explicitly indicates to a user that certain... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080084833 - Real time clock distribution and recovery: The present technology relates to protocols relative to utility meters associated with an open operational framework. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to protocol subject matter for advanced metering infrastructure, adaptable to various international standards, while economically supporting a 2-way mesh network solution in a wireless environment, such as... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.a.
20080084834 - Multiplexed connection interface for multimedia serial data transmission: Systems and methods for serial data transmission having at least two different operating modes dependent on the connected signaling device. For instance, one exemplary method involves monitoring at least one line of an interface comprising at least four differential data line pairs, detecting signals indicative of the presence of a... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, Llc Suite 125
20080084835 - Opportunistic 40 mhz mode of transmission in wireless transmitters: A system includes a signal processing module and a control module. The signal processing module receives a first clear channel assessment (CCA) signal for a first sub-channel of a communication channel, increases a pulse width of the first CCA signal by a predetermined period of time, and generates a second... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20080084836 - Low power wireless communication method: In addition, a wireless modem can communicate to a device, such as an electronic lock, in a number of modes to save power. In one mode the wireless modem just passes any incoming messages through to the device in real time. However, if power needs to be conserved incoming messages... Agent: Law Office Of Dale B. Halling, Llc
20080084837 - Mobile wireless communication system, access gateway, wireless base station, and mobile wireless communication control method: The present invention discloses a wireless mobile communication system for transferring MBMS data from an access gateway to plural wireless base stations and transmitting the MBMS data from the plural wireless base stations to a wireless mobile station at the same time. The system includes a transferring part included in... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080084838 - Apparatus and method for satellite communication installed in terrestrial portable phone and similar ground terminal: Disclosed is a method of performing satellite communication in a synchronous or asynchronous mobile terminal containing a satellite communication module (SCM) having a satellite antenna for performing direct communication with a satellite, thus allowing communication in areas where there exists no land communication network as well as allowing land radio... Agent: Ipla P.a.
20080084839 - Digital trunked communication network which supports roaming and method thereof: A digital trunked communication network which supports roaming, includes a plurality of trunked communication systems, each of which comprises a base station subsystem and a dispatching subsystem; wherein base station subsystem is used to access various services of a terminal, and to forward trunked service to dispatching subsystem; dispatching subsystem... Agent: Ipsg, P.c.
20080084840 - Centralized controller for distributed handling of telecommunications features: A method is disclosed that enables an improvement in the scalability of a centralized server by reallocating to the client endpoints some, but not all, of the feature functionality of the server. Each logical user in the system is represented by his own private domain of endpoint entities, from which... Agent: Demont & Breyer, Llc
20080084842 - Method and system for foreign agent relocation in wireless network: Method and system for foreign agent relocation in wireless network. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a system for providing wireless access. The system includes a service network that include a database for storing information associated with providing network connection. The system also includes a first access network... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.l.p.
20080084841 - Method of utilizing resources efficiently in a reverse link transmission: A method of transmitting data by at least one access terminal (AT) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes ceasing all transmissions by the at least one AT during a duration corresponding to a duration used by an access node (AN) to transmit a superframe... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080084843 - Space division multiple access channelization in wireless communication systems: Space division multiple access channelization is provided that includes scheduling transmission for two or more terminals and utilizing different code offsets that correspond to different sub-trees. The transmissions can be scheduled on overlapping frequency resources for overlapping time periods on different spatial resources. The pilot code offsets provide different pilot... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080084844 - Method and apparatus for sending feedback for a downlink shared service transmitted to a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units: A wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs) receives a downlink transmission from a Node-B and decodes the downlink transmission. If the decoding is not successful, the WTRU sends a pre-defined burst signifying a negative acknowledgement (NACK) to the Node-B via a contention-based shared feedback channel. The pre-defined burst may be sent only... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc
20080084847 - Multicast fast handover: A network component comprising a processor configured to implement a method comprising receiving a multicast listening state (MLS) report comprising a multicast state data from a mobile node (MN), sending the multicast state data to an access router (AR), establishing a tunnel with the AR, and forwarding at least one... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080084845 - Wireless communication system frame structure having variable sized cyclic prefix: A wireless communication system that communicates (500) frames having first and second sub-frames (510, 520) with time-frequency resource elements. The first sub-frame including first reference symbol information and the second sub-frame including second reference symbol information, and not more than one of the first and second sub-frames including user specific... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080084846 - Wireless communication system, wireless base station, and wireless communication control method: A wireless communication system is disclosed that includes plural wireless base stations that act as an origin wireless base station and a destination wireless base station, and a wireless mobile station. The origin wireless base station starts a handover process in response to movement of the wireless mobile station, attaches... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080084848 - Transmission power management: The present invention relates to a method of adjusting transmission power on a downlink radio channel in a communication system comprising a user equipment and a base station. In the method uplink power headroom is determined by dividing a maximum transmission power of the user equipment by a transmission power... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, Pc
20080084849 - Autonomous timing advance adjustment during handover: A method and apparatus for uplink synchronization during handover are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) measures a downlink receipt timing difference between a source Node-B and a target Node-B. The WTRU calculates a target Node-B timing advance value based on the downlink receipt timing difference, a source Node-B timing... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc
20080084850 - Distributed micro instruction set processor architecture for high-efficiency signal processing: A wireless communication system hosts a plurality of processes in accordance with a communication protocol. The system includes application specific instruction set processors (ASISPs) that provided computation support for the process. Each ASISP is capable of executing a subset of the functions of a communication protocol. A scheduler is used... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080084851 - Method and apparatus for sending state indication of voice packet by user equipment in a mobile communication system: Provided is a method for receiving allocated transmission resources by a User Equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system supporting a voice packet service. The method includes determining whether there is a state transition of a desired current transmission voice packet, using at least one state transition indication generation condition... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20080084852 - Wireless mesh network with multisized timeslots for tdma communication: A wireless mesh network uses communication frames that can include timeslots of different sizes depending on communication speed capabilities of the devices assigned to the timeslots. The communication frame is divided into timeslot increments of equal length. The timeslots are made up of one or more timeslot increments.... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.a.
20080084854 - Device, method and system of dual-mode wireless communication: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of dual-mode wireless communication. Some embodiments include a wireless dual-mode transceiver capable of operating at first and second wireless communication modes during first and second time periods, respectively, wherein at the first communication mode the transceiver is capable of performing wireless-local-area-network communications... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP
20080084853 - Radio resource assignment in control channel in wireless communication systems: A method in a wireless communication device including receiving (410) a composite control channel including at least two control channel elements, each control channel element only contains radio resource assignment information, for example, a codeword, exclusively addressed to a single wireless communication entity. The device combines (420) at least two... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080084860 - Device and method for reserving a resource via a portable communication...: A portable communication device is equipped to make reservations via a localized communication link with a resource. The portable communication device retrieves reservation availability information from a resource communicator and displays the reservation availability information for viewing by a user. User input indicative of a reservation request is received and... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20080084857 - Method and apparatus for delivering ip multimedia subsystem services: A method and apparatus for delivering IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) services is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having an aggregator element that aggregates a number of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) services, and a presentation element that presents a web... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080084858 - Relative location of a wireless node in a wireless network: In one embodiment, a method includes computing a probability surface corresponding to the location probability of the wireless node within a physical region based on the received signal strength data associated with a wireless node and an RF model of the physical region; computing, based on the probability surface, an... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20080084859 - System and method for maintaining a network connection in a wireless network: The disclosed method and apparatus provides for improved handoffs for wireless-networking devices when roaming in a wireless network. An exemplary embodiment includes a session initiation protocol (SIP) device that includes a SIP enabled application for securing a plurality of registered internet protocol (IP) connections to respective wireless access points. The... Agent: Law Offices Of James E. Walton, Pllc
20080084856 - System and method to facilitate path selection in a multihop network: A multihop network includes at least one base station and a plurality of relay stations, Within each relay station, a method to facilitate path selection includes: maintaining a base station path metric from the relay station to the base station; maintaining a relay station link metric from the relay station... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20080084855 - Upgrading mesh access points in a wireless mesh network: A method, system, and logic for upgrading mesh points of a wireless mesh network. One method includes maintaining a mesh topology data structure containing information on the tree topology of a wireless mesh network. The method further includes using a tree-walking method to send an upgrade message to the root... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20080084861 - Avionics communication system and method utilizing multi-channel radio technology and a shared data bus: An avionics communication system and method uses multi-channel radios. The system includes a plurality of multi-channel radios and a processor in signal communication with the multi-channel radios that is capable of sending at least one signal to at least one of an audio panel or an avionics control computer based... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services Ab-2b
20080084862 - Apparatus and method for data processing having an on-chip or off-chip interconnect between two or more devices: A data processing apparatus 2 is provided with multiple devices 4, 6, 8, 10. These devices generate parallel signals using a parallel signal protocol. A serialising circuit 26, 28, 30, 32, 34 captures a set of parallel signals, serialises them to form a serial stream of data and transmits this... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080084863 - Label assignment algorithm with receive-side processing implementation: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods of routing payload data in a communications system. Specifically, the payload data is routed using a source address. The destination node(s) utilize a dynamically-stored look-up table indicating the source address when the payload data is to be dropped at that node(s).... Agent: Wm. Brook Lafferty Scientific-atlanta, Inc.
20080084865 - Method and apparatus for routing data in an inter-nodal communications lattice of a massively parallel computer system by routing through transporter nodes: A massively parallel computer system contains an inter-nodal communications network of node-to-node links. An automated routing strategy routes packets through one or more intermediate nodes of the network to reach a destination. Some packets are constrained to be routed through respective designated transporter nodes, the automated routing strategy determining a... Agent: Ibm Corporation Rochester Ip Law Dept. 917
20080084864 - Method and apparatus for routing data in an inter-nodal communications lattice of a massively parallel computer system by semi-randomly varying routing policies for different packets: A massively parallel computer system contains an inter-nodal communications network of node-to-node links. Nodes vary a choice of routing policy for routing data in the network in a semi-random manner, so that similarly situated packets are not always routed along the same path. Semi-random variation of the routing policy tends... Agent: Ibm Corporation Rochester Ip Law Dept. 917
20080084866 - Routing based on dynamic classification rules: A computer system that forwards data packets is described. During operation, the system receives a data packet on a first interface and classifies the data packet to determine a corresponding destination. This classification is based on dynamically configured classification rules that include multiple attributes corresponding to multiple layers in an... Agent: Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20080084868 - Event driven call generation: A system, method, and computer readable medium for event driven call generation, comprises, monitoring a database transaction, detecting a suspect pattern in the monitored database transactions, and generating a telephone call based upon the detected suspect pattern.... Agent: Alcatel Lucent Intellectual Property & Standards
20080084871 - Method and apparatus for service identifying and routing in multimedia broadcast/multicast service system: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and apparatus for service identifying and routing in a multimedia broadcast and multicast service (MBMS) system. The apparatus includes a radio access network equipment (RNC) and a core network equipment (CN) communicating with each other via an Iu connection; CN includes a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080084867 - Method and server for transferring a multimedia session from a first terminal to a second terminal: A method and a server are provided for transferring a multimedia session from a first terminal to a second terminal. The session having been set up, with the help of an application server, between the first terminal and a service network comprising a content server, a user of the first... Agent: Alex Nicolaescu Ericsson Canada Inc.
20080084873 - Method, system, and computer program product for high-performance bonding resequencing: A method, system, and computer program product for receiving and resequencing a plurality of data segments received on a plurality of channels of a bonding channel set, comprising determining if a sequence number of a received segment matches an expected sequence number. If so, the process includes forwarding the segment... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20080084870 - Methods and apparatus to install voice over internet protocol (voip) devices: Methods and apparatus to install voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) devices are disclosed. An example method comprises receiving a device identifier and an authentication credential from a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) device, and provisioning the device identifier to a subscriber account based on the authentication credential.... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, Llc
20080084872 - System for providing content and communication services: The present invention relates to methods and systems of using removable memory media to provide a means for initiating a communication session on a computer device over the internet and providing static and dynamic content to the computer device without the need for the computer to configure the software nor... Agent: Passe' Intellectual Property, Llc
20080084869 - Using registration state to determine potential change in user location: A method for determining potential relocation of an IP-enabled telephony device involves subscribing to a registration events package of a VoIP network, receiving one or more notifications indicating a registration state of the IP-enabled telephony device, and determining that the IP-enabled telephony device has potentially relocated, based on the registration... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing
20080084874 - Session initiation protocol (sip) messages incorporating address and/or routing information obtained from a contact header of a redirect message: Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) signaling messages, such as a SIP INVITE message and/or a SIP Redirect message, which are adapted for communicating signaling information between a plurality of network elements located on a multi-media services provider system to set-up a call between at least a first communication device and at... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080084877 - Provisioning network elements: Provisioning of network element with a provisioning element having a number of provisioning servers. Each provisioning server being active to support its own provisioning and to actively backup the provisioning of the provisioning servers such that operations of the provisioning servers is maximized while providing redundancy in the event that... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.c.
20080084876 - System and method for intelligent data routing: Embodiments of the invention relate to premise, fire, security, or access control systems and their associated communication devices that can receive data routing commands from a security programming or monitoring center, and to a lesser extent, those devices that receive and transmit those data routing commands. The data routing command... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP
20080084875 - System, method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing a social network diagram in a p2p network device: An apparatus for providing a social network diagram in a P2P network device includes a communication element and an updating element. The communication element is configured to receive an access ticket from an originating node, the access ticket for accessing content via a network. The updating element is configured to... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20080084878 - Systems and methods for improving multicasting over a forward link: A method for improving link efficiency in multicast transmissions is described. A data packet is sent to a multicast server. The data packet is processed. A copy of the data packet is transmitted from the multicast server to a multicast internet protocol (IP) address associated with one or more access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080084879 - Preventing network traffic blocking during port-based authentication: A network device is allowed to transmit only authentication protocol traffic and no other traffic on an interface that is coupled to a port using port-based authentication until after authentication succeeds. An apparatus comprises a network interface; a packet filter coupled to the network interface; an authentication module coupled to... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080084884 - Route once and cross-connect many: The present invention relates generally to high-speed packet forwarding (switching/routing) system such as the present IP (Internet Protocol). More particularly, the invention encompasses a protocol that includes having the capabilities of high-speed IP packet forwarding to over come network delays. The invention further includes a protocol that allows for an... Agent: Ahsan & Associates
20080084881 - Techniques for virtual private network fast convergence: An apparatus for VPN fast convergence in MPLS networks is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first memory portion, a second memory portion, and a first logic for programming the memory portions. The first memory portion comprises a plurality of first data structures, where each of the plurality of first data... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080084882 - Traffic optimization in a heterogeneous wireless cabin network: A method for transmitting signals, consisting of receiving a plurality of signals generated in an isolated region, the signals encoding respective individual payloads and payload envelopes. At least two of the signals operate under different protocols. The method includes deriving information from the signals on respective connections of the signals,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080084880 - Two-level load-balancing of network traffic over an mpls network: An apparatus for two-level load-balancing in MPLS networks is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first memory portion, a second memory portion, a third memory portion, a fourth memory portion, and logic for programming the memory portions. The first memory portion comprises a plurality of first data structures, where each of... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20080084883 - Multi-link rlp enhancements: A method for retransmitting packet data within a wireless communication network includes forming a plurality of subpackets for transmission along a route which was previously used to transmit a missing packet, such that the subpackets collectively include a header portion and a data portion of the missing packet to be... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20080084887 - Quality of service modification using a token in a communication network: An apparatus and method is provided for adjusting a Quality of Service (QoS) for a communication device in a communication network. One step includes registering an application from a service provider with the communication device and the communication network. Another step includes receiving, by the communication device, a token from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080084885 - Method for routing combinational services to a single endpoint: A method for routing a plurality of calls to a single endpoint of a plurality of endpoints at a common destination is disclosed. The method comprising the steps of: initiating (202) a call over a first network (118) having a first network type, the call being directed to a destination... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080084888 - Network routing to the socket: In one embodiment, detecting data traffic from a host device in a data forwarding domain, injecting a host route associated with the detected data traffic, and updating a forwarding table associated with the host route are provided.... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP
20080084886 - System management bus port router: A method of sending data packets between a control processor and a plurality of peripheral components comprising retrieving information embedded in a command data packet formatted in a first protocol at a router, forming a reformatted command data packet at the router, and transferring the reformatted command data packet from... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080084889 - Method and apparatus for routing data in an inter-nodal communications lattice of a massively parallel computer system by dynamically adjusting local routing strategies: A massively parallel computer system contains an inter-nodal communications network of node-to-node links. Each node implements a respective routing strategy for routing data through the network, the routing strategies not necessarily being the same in every node. The routing strategies implemented in the nodes are dynamically adjusted during application execution... Agent: Ibm Corporation Rochester Ip Law Dept. 917
20080084890 - Communicating constraint information for determining a path subject to such constraints: Path determination constraints may be encoded in the form of a program having one or more instructions. Each of instructions may include an operation code, and operands (or pointers to locations where operands are stored). In this way, an extensible, interoperable way for a nodes (e.g., label-switching routers) to communicate... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20080084891 - Dynamic establishment of virtual circuits using multi-segment pseudowires: The present invention provides a technique for automatically establishing a virtual circuit from one edge device to another through a core network. The virtual circuit may comprise one or more pseudowire segments. These pseudowire segments extend between adjacent edge and core devices within the core network. Pseudowire segments through the... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20080084893 - Network-on-chip apparatus, and method for controlling dynamic frequency for the same: A network-on-chip apparatus including a plurality of network interfaces being independently connected to a plurality of processing elements; a network including a plurality of switches for controlling data transmission/reception between the network interfaces; and a plurality of bidirectional links for connecting between the network interfaces and the switches, and between... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20080084892 - Wireless communication systems, methods, and data structure: A method of providing wireless communication is disclosed. The method may include providing a number of stations configured for transmitting signals wirelessly over at least one channel and dividing the stations into at least two clusters. The stations within each cluster may operate cooperatively to transmit or receive signals corresponding... Agent: Akin Gump LLP - Silicon Valley
20080084894 - System configured for complex determination of a user's busy state and for assigning an organic \"do not disturb\" filter: A system and method for complex determination of a user's busy state and for assigning a do not disturb (DND) filter. A first electronic device is configured to house a DND recognizer module. The first electronic device is further configured to store and execute a plurality of applications. A second... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Lotus
20080084895 - Control system and an interface therefor: An interface is disclosed that is locatable between a server and at least one operational system for a clean room. The interface has a memory configured to store a copy of control settings from a control signal sent from the server to the at least one operational system; and a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080084896 - Method of managing requests for remote access to multimedia contents: In a method of managing a request for remote access to a multimedia content, a corresponding datum stream is inserted at the instant or in a delayed manner with the set of the data streams being transmitted on a distribution network as a function of a capacity threshold of this... Agent: Joseph J. Laks Thomson Licensing Llc
20080084897 - External connection interface emulation apparatus and method for mobile terminal: An external connection interface emulation method and apparatus of a mobile terminal for exploiting the mobile terminal as a network adaptor of another terminal are provided. The external connection interface emulation apparatus includes a network modem for supporting communication through the mobile communication system; and a controller, which configures the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20080084898 - Exchange node and exchange node control method: The exchange node 100 according to the present invention includes an input buffer unit 2, an identification unit 7, a distribution unit 5, a multiplexing circuit 9, a time slot allocation circuit 12, and an output/distribution unit 10. More preferably, a frame compression circuit 16, a frame decompression circuit 18... Agent: Darby & Darby P.c.
20080084899 - Systems and methods for synchronizing multiple video streams: A system and method to produce video data by transmitting time information with the video data. The equivalent horizontal and vertical timing at the reception device are reconstructed. The method includes receiving one or more control packets specifying a quantity of pixels in an associated data packet. Data packets are... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080084900 - Method and system for optimizing a jitter buffer: A method for optimizing a jitter buffer includes receiving a first request to establish a video conference communication session with a remote endpoint. The method also includes sending a second request to a first network location for latency information for packet communications sent from a second network location. The method... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p.04/03/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category patent applications
20080080362 - Apparatus and method for measuring noises in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for measuring noise in a reception apparatus of a wireless communication system supporting Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM). The apparatus and method converts a preamble signal of a received OFDM frame into a frequency domain, and measures signal strength at each of subcarriers to which a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080080363 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving variable rate data: A variable rate transmission system transmits a variable rate data packet including an accompanying rate indication signal indicative of the transmission rate of the variable data packet. The data packet can be spread using a long pseudonoise (PN) code, the mask of which can be selected in accordance with the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080080364 - Point to point communication method: A method and point-to-point link for providing point-to-point wireless communication between a first and second node forming a link, the method including providing multiple concurrent transmission from multiple antennas in an antenna array arrangement in the first node, controlling beam patterns of the antennas to manage deployment interference, and periodically... Agent: Deborah A. Gador
20080080365 - Wireless access point failover system and method: A system for wireless access point failover is provided. The system includes a primary security gateway at a first site, a backup security gateway at the first site, a call manager at the first site, an alternative security gateway at a second site, a mobile device, and a wireless access... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20080080366 - Ip telephone system and telephone exchange: According to one embodiment, an IP telephone system that enables a first telephone terminal and a second telephone terminal to communicate with each other using an internet protocol, includes: a detection unit that, when the first and second telephone terminals communicate with each other through a first communication route, detects... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080080367 - Node and method of setting backup path: A node in a first ring stores therein connection information about connecting nodes between a second ring and a third ring. Upon receiving a route of a working path by a signaling, the node determines any one of nodes composing the second ring as a branch node. If the working... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080370 - Method and apparatus for buffering packets in a network: An apparatus and an associated method that facilitates improved buffering during a flow control event in a network that provides for a push function. A buffer timer is provided that coordinates a buffer in a PDSN (packet data serving node) with a second timer value. The second timer value comprises... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20080080369 - Relay apparatus, relay method, and relay program: A relay apparatus for relaying a packet in radio communication by a wireless terminal in a communication area includes a packet monitoring part for obtaining data on a bandwidth to be used in the radio communication by the wireless terminal from a packet to be relayed, a bandwidth managing part... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080080368 - System and method of providing communications services: Disclosed are a system and method of providing communications services. In a particular embodiment, the method includes receiving data related to an attainable bandwidth of a communications loop coupled to a customer premise equipment (CPE) device, wherein at least one first communications service is provided by a private access network... Agent: Toler Law Group
20080080374 - Admission control of sessions with preference lists: A method includes receiving a request for admission of a new communications session to a data network. The requested admission is such that the new communications session is granted a first set of one or more bandwidth usages of a resource of the network in response to being admitted. Each... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc.
20080080371 - Macro-spatial network multiplexing: Embodiments of macro-spatial network multiplexing are presented herein.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20080080372 - Policy management based routing and filtering of charging data records in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem: A system and method for policy management based routing and filtering of charging data records (CDRs) used to bill for services provided by an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). The system includes a Vortex Rule Engine (VRE), which includes handling instructions for routing CDRs, and a CDR routing unit. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080080373 - Port access control in a shared link environment: In an embodiment, a method is provided. The method of this embodiment provides detecting failure of a first device on a system to authenticate the system through a controlled port from which a service is requested; and using a second device on the system to authenticate the system through the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080080375 - Reception control method and receiving apparatus: A receiving control method and receiving apparatus to ensure high transfer efficiency and reliably reduce electrical power consumption in the receiving apparatus. A receive unit receives the header and the payload of the frames in the communication stream in sequence. A header analyzer unit analyzes whether or not the applicable... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080080376 - Root cause analysis of network performance based on exculpation or inculpation sets: Performance problems or other conditions are analyzed in a system comprising a plurality of endpoint devices and an associated centralized or distributed controller. End-to-end measurements are obtained for respective paths through the network, for example, using communications between the endpoint devices. For a given end-to-end measurement obtained for a particular... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080377 - Best-effort bandwidth allocating method and device: A best-effort bandwidth allocating method, includes the steps of: measuring sending amounts of packet data that are input from each of ports providing minimum bandwidth guarantee type and best-effort type communication service; calculating statistical information corresponding to an accounting subject time period of the sending amounts of the packet data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080378 - Connection admission control method and apparatus in broadband wireless access system: Provided are a Connection Admission Control (CAC) method and apparatus in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system. The CAC method includes checking a class of a requested service; converting the transmission request rate of the service into the number of required air resource blocks by using an average block capacity... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080380 - High speed plc network-ethernet bridge system supporting qos: Provided is a bridge system of a high-speed PLC network and Ethernet. The bridge system includes a QoS control unit for controlling a QoS process of an entire bridge system; a flow managing unit for storing and managing connection information on a flow, QoS information required by each flow, and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080381 - Methods and apparatus for reducing the likelihood of deadlock in a wireless communication system: In accordance with a method for reducing the likelihood of deadlock in a wireless communication system, user equipment may determine that user equipment has data to transmit. The data may correspond to a scheduled flow. The user equipment may determine that a scheduled grant corresponding to the scheduled flow is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080080379 - Network device and frame processing method thereof: A network device connected to a client is provided. The network device includes a rate determination module, a detection module, a setting module and a transmission module. The rate determination module is for determining a plurality of constant transmission rates of transmitting frames. The detection module is for beginning with... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080080382 - Refined assured forwarding framework for differentiated services architecture: The DiffServ architecture is an increasingly preferred approach for providing varying levels of Quality of Service in an IP network. This discovery presents a new framework for improving the performance of the DiffServ architecture where heterogeneous traffic flows share the same aggregate class. The new framework requires minimal modification to... Agent: Dunlap Codding & Rogers, P.C.
20080080383 - Storage apparatus and data transfer method: A controller controls exchange of data between a plurality of storage units based on transfer rates of the storage units and a fixed rate. If at least one of the transfer rates of a transfer-source storage unit and a transfer-destination storage unit are different than the fixed rate, the controller... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080389 - Methods and apparatus to develop management rules for qualifying broadband services: Methods and apparatus are disclosed to develop management rules for qualifying broadband services. An example method disclosed herein includes receiving a time period to analyze broadband network spectral compatibility, retrieving circuit operating metrics of a first and a second twisted copper pair circuit during the time period, and qualifying at... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20080080387 - Probe response determination: An apparatus and method of a method of an access point determining whether to transmit a response to a client device probe request is disclosed. The method includes the access point receiving a probe request from a client device. The access point determines a quality of a link between the... Agent: Tropos Networks
20080080388 - Probe response suppression: An apparatus and method of an access point suppressing probe responses is disclosed. The method includes the access point receiving a probe request from a client device. The access point determines a quality of a link between the access point and the client device based on the probe request, and... Agent: Tropos Networks
20080080384 - System and method for implementing an infiniband error log analysis model to facilitate faster problem isolation and repair: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for detecting errors on a network. According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a network error manager retrieves a network topology from a master subnet manager, wherein the network includes a collection of devices coupled by a first interconnect type. When a... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20080080385 - Systems and methods for analyzing communication sessions using fragments: Systems and methods for analyzing communication sessions using fragments are provided. In this regard, a representative method includes: delineating fragments of an audio component of a communication session, each of the fragments being attributable to a party of the communication session and representing a contiguous period of time during which... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080386 - Systems and methods for monitoring information corresponding to communication sessions: Systems and methods for monitoring information corresponding to communication sessions are provided. A representative method includes: receiving information corresponding to the communication session; storing the information in long term storage; extracting a first portion of the information from the long term storage; populating a database with the first portion of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080390 - Packet loss rate calculation system: A sending probe sends a quality measurement packet to a receiving probe, and increments a sent packet counter every time the quality measurement packet is sent. A receiving probe receives the quality measurement packet from the sending probe, and attaches a received packet counter to the quality measurement packet and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080080395 - Flexible input/output devices for use in process control systems: Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture are disclosed that provide flexible input/output device communications in a process control system. In one example, a process control system controls a plurality of field devices. The process control system includes a control device and a communications protocol component. The communications protocol component has... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20080080396 - Marketplace for cloud services resources: The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate dynamically allocating resources (e.g., hardware, software, . . . ) supported by a third party service provider. The third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perception of... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080080391 - Method and apparatus for supporting an asymmetric transport network: A method and apparatus for supporting an asymmetric transport network is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network element having a number of bidirectional switching cards each logically reconfigured as at least one among ingress and egress switching elements for transporting... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20080080398 - Method, device, and system for detecting layer 2 loop: A request-packet transmitting unit transmits a predetermined number of request packets having a non-unicast destination address that can be received by a target network including a network identified by a first network address, from a monitoring network identified by a second network address different from the first network address through... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080080393 - Multiple peer groups for efficient scalable computing: Multiple peer groups for performing computing, communication, and/or storage tasks. A method may be performed for example, in a computing environment including one or more agents networked together. The method includes providing data to the agents using two or more distinct peer groups. The peer groups include members from among... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20080080397 - Systems and methods for optimizing the topology of a bluetooth scatternet for social networking: A wireless device is provided that includes a processor configured to execute instructions that promote performing a method. The method includes determining a user profile of a user of the wireless device. The method also includes determining a relationship of the wireless device to a topology of a wireless network... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20080080392 - Virtual peer for a content sharing system: The present invention relates to a virtual peer for a peer-to-peer (P2P) content sharing system. In general, the virtual peer is a logical construct enabling a number of virtual peer members to appear as a single peer node in the P2P content sharing system. In operation, a sponsoring agent creates... Agent: Flashpoint Technology And Withrow & Terranova
20080080399 - Enhanced node b configuration with a universal integrated circuit card: A method for configuring an enhanced Node B (eNB) in a long term evolution (LTE) wireless communication network includes providing information to the eNB, wherein the eNB can perform a self-configuration process based on the provided information. An eNB for use in an LTE wireless communication network includes a universal... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080080400 - Switching fabric device discovery: A method includes a fabric manager implementing a scheme to discover one or more devices coupled to the switch fabric. The scheme to include the fabric manager locating a device coupled to the fabric manager via a path routed through the switch fabric. The fabric manager to also collect information... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080080401 - Tree based wireless mesh for an ospf network with intra-tree communication optimization: A system for providing a tree topology for a network having an interior gateway protocol. A first router receives a hello message from all connected routers in the network. The hello messages include tree topology information. The first router then uses the tree topology information to determine a parent of... Agent: Sierra Patent Group, Ltd.
20080080402 - Method and apparatus for providing internet service in a communication system: A method and apparatus for providing an Internet service by interacting between a network of a network operator and an Internet service network in a communication system are provided, in which a service interface server interfaces between the Internet service network and the network of the network operator, an application... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080403 - Method and apparatus for performing radio bearer mapping in a wireless communications system: A method for performing radio bearer mapping in an user equipment of a wireless communications system includes setting a plurality of multiplexing options of a frequency division duplex radio bearer, called FDD RB hereinafter, when the user equipment operates in a Cell Dedicated Channel state, each of the plurality of... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20080080404 - Circuit arrangement and method of operating a circuit arrangement: A circuit arrangement and a method of operating a circuit arrangement. The circuit arrangement includes an amplifier having an output port, a duplexer having an input port coupled to the output port of the amplifier and having a combined input/output port to couple to an antenna, and a switch configured... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080080405 - Apparatus for bidirectional communication using auxiliary band in wireless communication system: An apparatus for bidirectional communication using one or more auxiliary bands in a wireless communication system is provided. A primary band transmitter transmits data over one or more primary bands in a frame. A primary band receiver receives data over the one or more primary bands in the frame. An... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20080080406 - Method and device for increasing capacity of tdd wireless communication systems: An access point (108) in a dual-frequency TDD communication system (100) includes a transceiver (122) that transmits information to a first group of subscriber devices (104a-n) at a first frequency (f1) and contemporaneously receives information from a second group of a subscriber devices (106a-n) at a second frequency (f2) during... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080407 - Method and system for associating devices in a personal area network: A method and system are provided for associating devices in a personal area network (PAN). Device association is initiated by applying a stimulus to two devices simultaneously, the timing of the stimulus identifying devices to be paired thereby eliminating the need for PINs and passcodes in pairing devices. Upon stimulation... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20080080408 - Method for implementing broadcast/multicast area management in a wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a method for implementing broadcast/multicast area management in a wireless communication system. The method mainly comprises: firstly configuring and storing information of the broadcast area in a network entity of the wireless communication system; then sending a request message to the network side entity when... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20080080409 - Systems and methods for ms-bs-ms and ms-rs-ms operation: Methods and systems for providing efficient communications between two mobile stations served by the same base station or relay station are provided. A base station maintains information identifying which mobile stations it is serving. When a connection is set up between two mobile stations, if they are both being served... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080080410 - Data rate selection in a constant power variable data rate two-way mobile satellite communication link: A method an apparatus for selecting a forward link and return link data rate for a constant power, variable data rate two-way, mobile satellite communications link. The forward link and return link signal strength (in the form of carrier power to noise power spectral density ratio) is measured, cataloged, and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20080080414 - Backhaul-level call admission control for a wireless mesh network: One embodiment includes tracking utilization of the backhaul wireless bandwidth of a mesh network related to time sensitive packet data, receiving a call admission request for a call from a client station of a first mesh access point of the mesh, ascertaining using the tracked utilization whether to approve the... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20080080412 - Connection manager with communication load monitoring: A method for managing communication load for a mobile device including a plurality of communication interfaces is provided. Connectivity to a remote network is established using a first connection over a first one of the communication interfaces. A high communication load condition associated with first connection is identified. A second... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080413 - Connection manager with remote portal service: A method for managing a mobile device including a plurality of communication interfaces is provided. A communication configuration of the mobile device is sent to a remote server. The communication configuration includes information regarding device types of the communication interfaces and services used by the mobile device to establish connectivity... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080417 - Method and apparatus for performing data communication in mobile communication terminal: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for performing communication in a mobile communication terminal. The method includes determining the type of the communication when the mobile communication terminal exits from a WiBro service area while performing the communication using a WiBro network, receiving, if the communication is data communication, an... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20080080416 - Method of managing address spaces of incommunicable nodes in zigbee network: Provided is a method of managing addresses of incommunicable nodes in a ZigBee network, and more particularly, a method of managing address values of a plurality of nodes that form a ZigBee network by efficiently withdrawing address values from nodes which are incommunicable for reasons of abnormality. An address management... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080415 - Obtaining per-port location information for wired lan switches: In one embodiment, a device with a wireless transceiver and a network interface, such as a wireless location determination device or a laptop with wireless capability and an Ethernet port, is coupled to a network switch port via the network interface. A request for location data is sent via the... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20080080411 - Task scheduler responsive to connectivity prerequisites: A method for scheduling tasks for execution by a mobile device is provided. A connectivity prerequisite is defined for a task scheduled to be executed by the mobile device. Connectivity state information associated with the mobile device is received. The connectivity prerequisite is compared to the connectivity state information. The... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080419 - Connection manager with fast connect: A method for establishing connectivity for a mobile device including a plurality of communication interfaces is provided. Connection time information associated with each of the communication interfaces is stored. An absence of connectivity is identified for the mobile device. A first one of the communication interfaces is selected based on... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080418 - Method and system for antenna architecture for wcdma/hsdpa/hsudpa diversity and enhanced gsm/gprs/edge performance: Methods and systems for antenna architecture for WCDMA/HSDPA/HSUDPA diversity and enhanced GSM/GPRS/EDGE performance are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include receiving, for example, WCDMA, HSDPA, and/or HSUDPA signals via a plurality of antennas The wireless terminal may also receive and/or transmit packets using, for example, GSM, GPRS, or EDGE,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080420 - System and method for adaptive channel scanning within a wireless network: An access point device that is adapted to a wireless network and a wired network is disclosed. The access point includes a transceiver to receive wireless frames from a plurality of wireless devices of the wireless network, respectively, and at least one component to process information extracted from the wireless... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080080422 - Uplink allocations for acknowledgement of downlink data: The specification and drawings present a new method, system, apparatus and software product for implicit signaling and defining uplink allocations for an acknowledgment of downlink data using user downlink resource allocations, e.g., combined with user equipment detection of other user's allocations for data-non-associated signaling of hybrid automatic request process (HARQ)... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20080080423 - Adaptive scheme for lowering uplink control overhead: The present invention is related to methods, apparatuses, systems and computer software for determining an amount of physical resources for downlink transmission, and allocating uplink physical resources for transmission of data-non-associated control signaling based at least on the amount of physical resources for downlink transmission. The amount of physical resources... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20080080421 - Apparatus and method for transmitting a control channel message in a mobile communication system: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for transmitting a control channel message, which can reduce resource waste in an OFDM system multiplexing and using a Block Resource Channel (BRCH) and a Distributed Resource Channel (DRCH) in a frequency axis. The apparatus includes a controller for generating a predetermined field... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080424 - Autonomous transmission for extended coverage: A user equipment unit (30) and a base station node (28) which is configured for operation with a synchronous HARQ protocol and with capability of sending data on an E-DCH channel either (1) in a nominal mode in single transmission time intervals of a predetermined length, or (2) in an... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080080425 - Handover method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data using high frequency bandwidth in wireless network: A method and apparatus for a coordinator handover in high frequency bandwidth wireless communication are provided. The apparatus having the coordinator includes a device priority list that records the priority of devices that can act as a coordinator, a handover controller that requests a handover to a selected device by... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080080426 - Mobile terminal and method for providing seamless service upon handover: A method of providing a handover service to a mobile communication terminal supporting multi-modal communications, and a mobile communication terminal for performing the method are provided. More particularly, a method of eliminating an interruption of a data transmission service occurring during a handover between different communication networks, and a terminal... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080080427 - Method and system for handoff of mobile node in mobile communication system supporting proxy mobile internet protocol: Disclosed is a way to solve a problem of an operation error, which may occur in transmitting a Binding Update (BU) or Registration ReQuest (RRQ) message for a mobile node to a home agent due to the fact that a PDSN supports a Proxy Mobile Internet Protocol (PMIP) for the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080428 - Ps network with cs service enabling functionality: Method and system for optimization of a handoff of a user equipment between packet switched and circuit switched networks in response to a request for circuit switched network services on the user equipment while the user equipment is resident on a packet switched only network. The system includes a mobile... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080080429 - Minimum variance location estimation in wireless networks: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving received signal strength data, computing an aggregate square error surface based on the received signal strength data, computing a probability surface by applying a probability density function to the aggregate error surface, and computing a mean location of a wireless node.... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20080080430 - Multi-radio mesh network system supporting at least two different wireless communication standards and method of controlling the same: In a multi-radio mesh network system supporting at least two different wireless communication standards and a method of controlling the same, a wireless access switching module determines whether user data en-queued in the queue of a first wireless link and retained on standby cannot be transmitted. The wireless access switching... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20080080431 - Method and apparatus for encoding channel quality indicator and precoding control information bits: A method and apparatus for encoding channel quality indicator (CQI) and precoding control information (PCI) bits are disclosed. Each of the input bits, such as CQI bits and/or PCI bits, has a particular significance. The input bits are encoded with a linear block coding. The input bits are provided with... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080080432 - Carrying mobile station specific information in the reverse access channel in a wireless communications system: Two types of access probe messages are defined: a first when a mobile station has not yet been assigned a media access code index (MAC ID), and a second when a mobile station already has a MAC ID assigned by the base stations in the active set. Base stations can... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20080080437 - Aggregated transmission in wlan systems with fec mpdus: A wireless device calculates a number of FEC MPDUs based on an indicator value determined by the quality of the communication channel that are combined with data MPDUs in an aggregated data packet. The wireless device uses the indicator value to calculate an expected error transmission rate to dynamically adjust... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080080433 - Apparatus and method providing communication channels with wide and narrow bandwidths within a shared frequency band: Communications are provided for wide-channel and narrow-channel wireless devices within a common area over a number of channels within a common radio frequency band. Since communications using a wide-channel wireless signal interfere with at least two channels over which communications using narrow-channel wireless signals can occur, wide-channel communications are established... Agent: Ronald V. Davidge Suite 219
20080080436 - Architecture, protocols and frame formats for wireless multi-hop relay networks: Methods, protocols and systems for communicating in a multi-hop wireless mesh network may include explicitly providing information relating to backhaul wireless link qualities in multi-hop wireless mesh network to next generation subscriber stations in a first mode. In a second mode, embodiments are configured to implicitly provide indicia of multi-hop... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080080439 - Cell identifier encoding and decoding methods and apparatus: In an embodiment, a wireless communication system (100, FIG. 1) includes one or more nodes (102-108) and one or more user equipments (UE) (110). A node may apply (502, FIG. 5) a cell-specific spreading code to a cell identifier, which indicates an identity of a cell (113, FIG. 1) serviced... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (fs)
20080080440 - Device interfaces to integrate cooperative diversity and mesh networking: Methods, protocols and systems for communicating in a multi-hop wireless mesh network may use cooperative diversity transmission techniques in combination with mesh routing. In one example, a cooperation layer may be integrated with MAC and/or PHY layers and generate a plurality of virtual interfaces for use by a mesh routing... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080080441 - Localization apparatus for recognizing location of node in sensor network and method thereof: Provided are a localization apparatus for recognizing a location of a node in a sensor network and a method thereof. The method includes the steps of: a) selecting reference nodes from a plurality of anchor nodes to be used for triangulation; and b) obtaining location information of a target node... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080080442 - Method and apparatus for providing internet service based on user's location information in a communication system: A method for providing an Internet service based on location information of a subscriber station in a communication system. The Internet service method includes, upon receipt of a search request from a subscriber station, determining whether a network accessed by the subscriber station can support a Universal Service Interface (USI),... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080434 - Method and apparatus of system scheduler: Briefly, according to embodiments of the invention, there is provided a wireless communication system and a method to schedule a wireless system resource. The wireless communication resource is being used by both first and second wireless communication devices. The first and second communication devices are able to transmit space time... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20080080435 - Methods and apparatus for abstracting the state of an rf network: A system for monitoring the state of an RF network generally includes a plurality of wireless devices coupled to the network and having one or more associated antennae, the wireless devices configured to process data received from a plurality of RF elements within range of the antenna. An RF switch... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080080438 - Methods and systems for centralized cluster management in wireless switch architecture: Wireless switch are monitored or configured on a cluster basis rather than being limited to configuration on an individual switches. A switch cluster is made up of two or more wireless switches that share a cluster number or other identifier. A command is received from a user interface module at... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080080466 - Apparatus and method for detecting packet in wireless lan based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: Provided is an apparatus and method for detecting a packet in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) which can reduce a processing time of packet detection based on Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) by detecting a received packet employing symmetry of a short preamble. The packet detecting apparatus includes an... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080468 - Architecture for joint detection hardware accelerator: A joint detection system is configured to perform joint detection of received signals and includes ajoint detection accelerator and a host processor. The joint detection accelerator may include a memory unit to store input data values, intermediate results and output data values; one or more computation units to process the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20080080457 - Connection manager responsive to power state: A method for establishing connectivity for a mobile device including a plurality of communication interfaces is provided. A power state of the mobile device is monitored. A first one of the communication interfaces is selected based on the power state. Connectivity is established to a remote network using the first... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080458 - Connection manager with deferred configuration: A method for configuring a mobile device including a plurality of communication interfaces is provided. A first one of the communication interfaces is selected for establishing an initial connection to a remote network. A user of the mobile device is queried for configuration information related to the selected first communication... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080080464 - Efficient tcp ack prioritization in wireless networks: An improved acknowledgement (ACK) prioritization scheme is disclosed that provides ACKs with a lower block error rate (BLER) (as opposed to data) over an air interface, provides a separate radio bearer for ACKs, and successively increases the priority of ACKs for each retransmission required. A lower BLER target for ACKs... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP
20080080459 - Feedback reduction for mimo precoded system by exploiting channel correlation: In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based precoding feedback compression mechanism is provided to remove redundancy from the precoding feedback that is caused by channel correlation in time and frequency. Redundancy due to temporal correlation of the transmission channel is removed by sending precoding feedback only if there is... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20080080449 - Generalized codebook design method for limited feedback systems: In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based feedback mechanism is provided where each codeword indicates a particular profile to be used to provide a target performance measure (e.g., bit error rate or spectral efficiency) for the transmission channel. This may be accomplished by using a multi-stage quantization process to... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20080080443 - Interface between chip rate processing and bit rate processing in wireless downlink receiver: A bit rate processor in a wireless system includes a front end processor to process physical channel data and to generate encoded transport channel data, a transport channel buffer to hold the encoded transport channel data, and a back end processor to process the encoded transport channel data from the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20080080460 - Management of guaranteed timeslot usage in wireless networks: Embodiments of guaranteed timeslot usage management in wireless networks are described.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20080080447 - Method and apparatus for using multiple transmission states while maintaining quality of service: A wireless transmitter (400) having a quantity of data to transmit (101) can automatically determine (102) whether that data can be transmitted using a first transmission state in a manner that complies with regulatory requirements as will apply to such a transmission state. When true, these teachings can provide for... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080456 - Method and apparatus for wireless coordination of tasks and active narrative characterizations: A self configuring network is set up between various actors that perform individual parts of a larger task. The larger task is, for example, a narrative and the individual parts are each a portion of the narrative. Each actor is, for example, an animated character, an audio device, and/or lighting... Agent: John Carpenter
20080080462 - Method and computer program for handoff of mobile devices between wireless systems: A method and computer program are provided for handing off a mobile device in communication with a first wireless system having a first network address to one or more other wireless systems within communication range of the mobile device. The method and computer program include periodically monitoring by the mobile... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section
20080080454 - Method and system for communicating information in a multi-antenna system: Certain aspects of a method and system for communicating information in a multi-antenna system are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include receiving at least one narrowband RF signal via at least one of a plurality of receiving antennas that is unused within a wideband diversity radio frequency (RF) receiver... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080452 - Method and system for diversity processing based on antenna switching: Methods and systems for diversity processing based on antenna switching are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include switching among a plurality of antennas in a multi-antenna wireless terminal to receive packets. An antenna may receive a number of packets before switching to another antenna, where the number of packets... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080451 - Method and system for interfacing to a plurality of antennas: A method and system for interfacing to a plurality of antennas is provided. The method may comprise scheduling signals within different frequency ranges communicated from different antennas to use different timeslots in a TDM frame, such as a GSM frame. A plurality of antennas may be used, and at least... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080450 - Method and system for sharing components in a time division multiplex wireless system: A method and system for sharing components in a time division multiplex wireless system is provided. The method may include configuring at least one component of a software programmable radio, such as a PLL, to enable communication of data using, for example, a GSM protocol during a first timeslot in... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080453 - Method and system for sharing rf filters in systems supporting wcdma and gsm: Aspects of a method and system for sharing RF filters in systems supporting WCDMA and GSM are provided. A receiver in a wireless device enables receiving WCDMA signals and GSM signals. The WCDMA signals may be received via at least one duplexer within the wireless device. A processing path for... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080455 - Method and system for utilizing polarized antennas in coexistence systems: Certain aspects of a method and system for utilizing polarized antennas in coexistence systems are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include a coexistence system that comprises a first communication device and a second communication device that communicate data utilizing a first polarized antenna and a second antenna that is... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080448 - Mitigating synchronization loss: Disclosed are a wireless communication system, method, and site controller for mitigating at least one of a transmission timing synchronization loss and a receiving timing synchronization loss at a base station. The method includes determining, at a first base station, a loss of a timing reference the timing reference is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080461 - Rach transmitter and receiver and method thereof: Disclosed is a method of, and apparatus for, processing a Random Access Channel (RACH) burst comprising a processed preamble group having at least two processed preambles. The processed preambles may be derived from short preambles, i.e., preamble comprising less than 887 bits, such that the RACH burst may be detected... Agent: Lucent Technologies, Inc. Docket Administrator
20080080445 - Reservation management system and method: A method and system for reserving a time slot to gain access to a resource, such as an attraction, ride, show or event, as may be found in an amusement park. A portable module is used to determine a time when the user is able to access the resource based... Agent: Needle & Rosenberg, P.C.
20080080467 - Signalling: A network element may provide a plurality of user equipments with a dedicated pilot sequence for uplink reference signal transmission. A user equipment may, after receipt of a dedicated pilot sequence, spread the pilot sequences using a block spreading method.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20080080463 - Synchronization for a wireless communication device using multiple synchronization channels: A method (400, 500) and apparatus for synchronization for a wireless communication device (300) using multiple synchronization channels. An initial cell search can be performed (420) by the wireless communication device (300). During the initial cell search, a primary synchronization symbol can be acquired (430) only on a center synchronization... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080080446 - Systems and methods for power management in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) wireless local area network (wlan): Methods for power management in a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) wireless local area network (WLAN). The methods are performed by a wireless station. The wireless station comprises multiple initially powered down radio frequency chains. An embodiment of a power management method comprises the following steps. At least one quality... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080465 - Transmission time interval allocation for packet radio service: It is provided a solution for selecting the length of a transmission time interval for high-speed packet radio communications between a base station and a mobile station. The length of the transmission time interval used in data transfer is selected on the basis of channel conditions between the mobile station... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20080080444 - Transport channel buffer organization in downlink receiver bit rate processor: A bit rate processor in a wireless system includes a front end processor to process physical channel data and to generate encoded transport channel data, a transport channel buffer to hold the encoded transport channel data, and a back end processor to process the encoded transport channel data from the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20080080469 - Method and apparatus for reporting in a communication network: In accordance with exemplary embodiments of the present invention a method, apparatuses and system are provided that may facilitate adaptiveness in channel quality reporting while limiting signaling overhead. The invention may include an adapter for setting the thresholds, boundaries or range of channel quality indices that are to be included... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20080080470 - Spread spectrum communication device and spread spectrum communication method: In a compressed mode, a spread spectrum communication device interleaves bit units across multiple frames using an interleaver, reduces the spreading factor using a framing/spreading unit, outputs the compressed mode frames at a predetermined compressed mode frame timing, and increases the average transmission power in the compressed mode at a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080080471 - Communication on a plurality of carriers: A communication device comprising a receiver for receiving first information entities associated with a first communication and second information entities associated with a second communication. The communication device is configured to generate information regarding the positions of information entities associated with the first communication relative to information entities associated with... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20080080472 - Efficient scheduling request channel for wireless networks: In a method for transmitting a contention free scheduling request in a cellular network, a set of N frequency opportunities is defined within a scheduling request slot. A set of R CAZAC root sequences is then defined per frequency opportunity. A set of C cyclic shifts is then defined per... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080080473 - Efficiently decoupling reservation and data forwarding of data flows in a computer network: In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a router) performs reservations for data flows, each on a corresponding selected (reserved) path having adequate reservation availability. Also, the node forwards data from data flows, each over a corresponding selected (forwarded) path having adequate load availability, wherein forwarded paths are decoupled from reserved... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20080080474 - Techniques to communication map information elements in a wireless network: Techniques to communicate MAP information elements in a wireless network are described. An apparatus may comprise a device to establish a communication channel over a common wireless communication link, the device to communicate an encapsulating MAP information element to encapsulate one or more MAP information elements. The encapsulating MAP information... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20080080475 - Wireless mesh network with locally activated fast active scheduling of wireless messages: A wireless mesh network is formed by nodes having a regular active schedule for transmitting and receiving messages, and a fast active schedule mode that is locally activated when a demand exists for transmission of a larger number of messages. As each node transmits a message to another node, the... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20080080476 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving downlink synchronization channels in a cellular communication system supporting scalable bandwidth: Disclosed is a method and an apparatus for transmitting a downlink Synchronization CHannel (SCH) in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)-based cellular wireless communication system supporting a scalable bandwidth. Herein, initial cell search and neighbor cell search are seamlessly performed. The disclosed method and apparatus disclose a synchronization channel structure... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20080080477 - System and method for connection functionality: Systems and methods applicable, for example, in connection functionality. A device might, for instance, provide connection to one or more services via one or more devices. The device might, for example, detect a device offering one or more of those services. The device providing connection might, for instance, consider one... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20080080483 - Call control presence: Included are embodiments for detecting presence in a call control protocol environment. At least one embodiment of a method includes subscribing to events associated with a communication system and receiving a notification for an event, the event being associated with a communication between a first communications device and a second... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080481 - Call control presence and recording: Included are embodiments for detecting presence in a communications system environment. At least one embodiment of a method includes subscribing to events associated with a communication system and receiving a notification for an event, the event being associated with a communication between a first communications device and a second communications... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080482 - Call control recording: Included are embodiments for recording communications. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving an invite message relating to a communication between a first communications device and a second communications device, extracting information associated with the communication, and tagging the extracted information from a header, the extracted information being... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080485 - Method and system for providing voip services: A VOIP service and method is provided which comprises an redirecting dialer device (RDD), which connects a telephone to a POTS circuit. Responsive to DTMF signals from the telephone representative of a long telephone distance number, the RDD intercept the DTMF signals and transits alternative DTMF signals representative of an... Agent: Walker & Jocke, L.p.a.
20080080479 - Service provider functionality with policy enforcement functional layer bound to sip: Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for providing enhanced features to a Internet streaming system. In one embodiment, a method of providing customized enhanced features to a streaming communication system such as provided via, for example, a SIP system can comprise identifying one or more parties to an exchange.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20080080487 - Session initiation protocol trunk gateway apparatus: According to one embodiment, a session initiation protocol trunk gateway apparatus includes a register which registers each connection ID of the plurality of session initiation protocol terminals in a registration server on the session initiation protocol network at prescribed registration periods, a connector which connects among the plurality of session... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080080480 - System and method for managing call continuity in ims network environment using sip messaging: In one embodiment, a scheme is disclosed for managing call continuity in a network environment including a circuit-switched (CS) network and an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) network wherein a SIP Invite message having a Domain Transfer-URI contained in the Request-URI that is operable to trigger a return of a routable... Agent: Danamraj & Emanuelson, P.C.
20080080486 - System and method for performing location management using home subscriber server in voip service: Provided is a system and method for performing location management using a Home Subscriber Server (HSS) in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service. The system includes a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) terminal unit sending and receiving a SIP call, by which a VoIP telephone can be used, by being... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080080478 - Web services interface: A Call Session Control Function (CSCF) entity in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network comprises a first interface for interfacing with other entities and uses signalling in an Extensible Markup Language (XML) format. The other entities that the CSCF interfaces with can be located outside the IMS network, such as... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20080080488 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for enabling short code dialing in an enum environment: Methods, systems, and computer program products for enabling short code dialing in an ENUM environment are provided. According to one method, an ENUM query message that includes a calling party identifier and a called party short code identifier is received. An ENUM translation is performed to locate at least one... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080080484 - System and method for providing real time indicator of voice transmission quality: A method for providing real time indicator of voice transmission quality in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network is disclosed. The method allows to receive, at regular time interval during a call, a digital signature from a source call device. The received signature is compared to a referential signature... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20080080489 - Public network interface device, communication system having the interface device, and driving method thereof: A public network interface device includes a first switching unit operating in either an on-hook mode in which a first signal is applied or an off-hook mode in which a second signal is applied, and receiving the first signal and the second signal; a signal conversion unit converting the first... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20080080490 - Interface device and topology formation method: When a loop connection associated with a port is detected while the port is in an Untested state ST3, a state machine corresponding to the port shifts from the state ST3 to a Loop_disabled state ST4. The state machine then shifts from state ST4 to a Sleep1 state ST5 while... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080491 - Methods for pushing address translations mappings to pci express endpoints: A method and system for improving throughput and speed of an interconnect system such as peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe). The method and system automatically forward changes in virtual address translation data to each device that supports the system and method on the interconnect system. This improves performance by obviating... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080080496 - Address mapping for data packet routing: A method and apparatus for address mapping for data packet routing. An embodiment of a network controller includes an address filter, where the address filter is to receive a data packet that has a shared address for a plurality of devices as a destination. The network controller also includes a... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080080500 - Apparatus and a system for remote control and a method thereof: Disclosed is a remote control system which includes a remote control apparatus on a network, a control packet transmitter which is on a sub network and connects with the remote control apparatus via a network interconnecting apparatus, an operation terminal which can connect with the remote control apparatus, and a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080080494 - Apparatus and method to hide transit only multi-access networks in ospf: A system for hiding transit-only interfaces in a network. When a routing system is advertising a transit-only interface, the advertisement is marked to indicate the address is a transit-only interface. A routing system receives the advertisement and detects the identifier of the transit-only interface and does not store the address... Agent: Sierra Patent Group, Ltd.
20080080498 - Communication packet processing apparatus and method for ring topology ethernet network capable of preventing permanent packet looping: Disclosed are a communication packet processing apparatus and method for a ring topology Ethernet network capable of preventing permanent packet looping which can maintain the performance of the network by preventing generation of the permanent looping in the ring topology Ethernet network. The communication packet processing apparatus and method compare... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080080497 - Determination of optimized location for services and data: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates preserving and maintaining data and/or services associated with a network service. The network service can be any collection of resources that are maintained by a party (e.g., third-party, off-site, etc.) and accessible by an identified user over a... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080080499 - Ip-tv broadcasting service system and method using physical layer's multicast switch: An Internet Protocol Television (IP-TV) broadcasting service system and method using a physical layer multicast switch are provided. The system comprises: a head end which converts an Ethernet signal to a virtual concatenation group (VCG) signal of a synchronous digital hierarchy/synchronous optical network (SDH/SONET); a multicast switch which multicasts the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080492 - Packet based id generation for serially interconnected devices: Various memory devices (e.g., DRAMs, flash memories) are serially interconnected. The memory devices need their identifiers (IDs). Each of the memory devices generates IDs for neighboring memory devices. The IDs are generated synchronously with clock. Command data and previously generated ID data are synchronously registered. The registered data is synchronously... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20080080493 - Secure and reliable policy enforcement: A system includes a policy enforcement point that is located within a first network. The policy enforcement point is configured to connect the first network to a second network via a secure connection. The policy enforcement point is configured to receive traffic from a first device via the first network... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20080080495 - System and method for network analysis: A method of evaluating the performance of a network at an edge device of a provider network includes receiving a plurality of packets associated with a plurality of customers and copying the header information for each of the plurality of packets. The method also includes identifying one of the plurality... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20080080501 - Individual end-to-end d/dv/l measurement in ip multicast: Performance measurements are taken in a data network where information from a source is sent to a set of receivers via a plurality of routers using multicast addressing by generating a performance measurement packet having indicia indicating that the packet is a performance measurement packet at the source. The performance... Agent: Alcatel Lucent Intellectual Property & Standards
20080080513 - Anycast routing method and apparatus for supporting service flow in internet system: An anycast routing method and apparatus for supporting a consecutive service flow are provided. In the any cast routing method, an anycast service is requested to at least one of the servers, and a packet including a destination option header with an anycast address is received as a response for... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080511 - Buffer cluster structure and arbiter scheme for multi-port upper-layer network processor: Apparatus and methods for receiving data packets from a plurality of physical networks are disclosed. For example, in given embodiment, an example apparatus can include a plurality of data pipelines each adapted to receive data packets from a respective physical network and a single analysis device adapted to receive packet... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20080080507 - Directed echo requests and reverse traceroute: In one embodiment, a first node may send an out-of-band message to a second node to request that the second node initiate an in-band echo request for a specified tunnel, e.g., toward one or more third nodes. Upon receiving the in-band echo request, one or more responding nodes (e.g., generally... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20080080506 - Direction of communications sessions to contact centers: A communications session directed at a group of contact centers is held outside the contact centers at an IVR server, while the requirements of the session are determined. A request is formulated specifying the requirements, and this request is sent to a web services provider agent exposed by the group... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20080080508 - Integrated tunneling and network address translation: performance improvement for an interception proxy server: A method for processing data packets in an interception proxy server without using a Network Address Translation module. A TCP packet received at a router is encapsulated using generic routing encapsulation (GRE). The TCP packet is redirected to a proxy server through a GRE tunnel which includes a redirection rule... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20080080509 - Method and apparatus for learning endpoint addresses of ipsec vpn tunnels: Customer Edge (CE) network elements can automatically learn IPSec tunnel endpoints for other CEs connected to sites in a Virtual Private Network (VPN) so that manual configuration of IPSec tunnel endpoints is not required and so that a centralized database of IPSec tunnel endpoints is not required to be separately... Agent: John C. Gorecki, Esq.
20080080512 - Method for supporting ip network interconnectivity between partitions in a virtualized environment: A method for preventing loopback of data packets sent between entities residing on a single host. In one embodiment, an auxiliary address shared among entities residing on the host indicates that a data packet is to be routed to an entity residing on the host. In another embodiment, a source... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080080505 - Methods and apparatus for performing packet processing operations in a network: A network device is operative to perform different network operations on a packet of data in a network. The packet of data has a packet payload comprising one or more encoded characters. A lookup table comprises a plurality of table entries. Packet processing circuitry coupled to the lookup table determines... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080502 - Methods, devices, and computer program products for providing urgent communications: A method of processing a received communication at a recipient communication device includes receiving the communication and determining if the communication is designated urgent. If the communication is urgent, at least one parameter of the recipient communication device is altered in response to urgent information accompanying the urgent communication. Receipt... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth
20080080510 - Network address translation in session initiation protocol based application: Improved techniques are disclosed for providing network address translation (NAT) in a session initiation protocol (SIP) based application. For example, a method for use in a router for performing NAT on a SIP message associated with a session being initiated between a first device and at least a second device,... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080504 - System and method for managing flow of a plurality of packets in a lossless communication network: A method and system for managing flow of a plurality of packets in a lossless communication network interconnected by a plurality of switching-nodes is provided. The method includes creating a plurality of virtual-queues. Each virtual-queue corresponds to an output port of a switching-node. Thereafter, each packet is assigned to a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20080080503 - System and method for translucent bridging: A network bridge (160) is provided, comprising: a local interface (320) configured to transmit and receive local signals in a local network (305); a bridging interface (325) configured to transmit and receive bridging signals in a bridging network (310); a control circuit (330) configured to pass outgoing local data packets... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20080080515 - Marker for communication systems consisting of multiple sip servers: Communication system (S) able to exchange SIP signaling messages, with a communication network (N), containing multiple servers (S1, S2, S3 . . . Sn) to handle incoming messages (ms) and generate outgoing messages and a load distribution device (LB) to route an incoming message to a particular server according to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080080514 - Techniques to copy an operating system: Techniques are described that can be used to enable a transfer of an operating system from one machine to another. The transfer permits the operating system to be available to the target machine at buffers that are accessible to one or more application or other logic. In some implementations, information... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate
20080080516 - Method and apparatus of adaptive sequence numbering in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus of adaptive sequence numbering in a wireless communication system includes determining whether or not a packet to be transmitted will be segmented. Based upon the segmentation determination, a determination as to whether or not to include a radio link controller (RLC) specific automatic repeat request (ARQ)... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20080080518 - Method and apparatus for detecting compromised host computers: A method and apparatus for detecting compromised host computers (e.g., Bots) are disclosed. For example, the method identifies a plurality of suspicious hosts. Once identified, the method analyzes network traffic of the plurality suspicious hosts to identify a plurality suspicious hub-servers. The method then classifies the plurality of candidate Bots... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080080517 - System and method for forwarding traffic data in an mpls vpn: The present invention provides a system and method for forwarding traffic data in a MPLS VPN network within a telecommunications network. The method comprise a technique for gateway selection in the MPLS VPN by using a combination of recursive floating static routes in the PE routers and conditional route advertisements... Agent: At&t Corp.
20080080519 - Protocol conversion apparatus and method between ipv4 terminal and ipv6 terminal or between application programs using mapping table, and method of generating mapping table of protocol conversion apparatus: Provided is a protocol conversion apparatus and method supporting communication between terminals through a protocol conversion when IPv4/IPv6 terminals coexist or a terminal supports an IPv4/IPv6 dual stack in one physical network but an application service supports a specific protocol. A conventional SIIT protocol conversion technique can be used by... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080521 - Industrial ethernet communications adapter: Communications adapters and methods are provided for interfacing communications for an EtherNet/Ip or other general purpose industrial network, a Fieldbus or other open protocol device network, and a PointBus or other proprietary network. The adapter may be integrated in a module of a backplane system with connections to the general... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./fay
20080080523 - Probationary admission control in relay networks: A technique that seeks to direct and re-direct streams of packets through a packet network without adversely affecting the quality of service of existing streams is disclosed. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment of the present invention, streams of packets that are directed and re-directed through a packet network are... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20080080520 - Routing in wireless ad-hoc networks: A method of transmitting data in a communication system from a first node to destination node comprising transmitting the data from the first node to an intermediate node; determining if the intermediate node communicated with the destination node more recently than the first node that transmitted the data to the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080080522 - System and method of inserting a node into a virtual ring: There is provided a method and system for inserting a second node into a virtual ring, wherein the virtual ring comprises at least a first node, wherein the first node comprises a virtual ring manager for the virtual ring and wherein the first node is linked with a database.... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20080080534 - Bridge for heterogeneous qos networks: A bridge for heterogeneous QoS networks is provided. The bridge comprises an UPnP QoS processing unit, a bridge function unit and at least two of network drive drivers. The UPnP QoS processing unit collects connection information connected through the networks and QoS requirement information thereof through an UPnP QoS structure.... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080538 - Main apparatus of communication system, and registration method for use in the apparatus: According to one embodiment, a main apparatus of a communication system includes a communicator which registers a first management table in which terminal IDs specifying the plurality of communication terminals are associated with connection IDs specifying the plurality of interface units to the registration server, to communicate between the communication... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080080536 - Media access control layer bridging of a real communication device to a simulated network: Systems and methods for media access control (MAC) layer bridging of a real communication device to a simulated network are described herein. Some illustrative embodiments include a communication network bridge that includes a processor that executes simulation software that implements a simulated network and further implements a simulated network interface... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080080527 - Method and apparatus for communication between session initiation protocol based networks and legacy networks: A method and apparatus for passing a message at a gateway between a first network and second network. A message is received from the first network. Header information is added to the message indicative of an address associated with the gateway. Header information is added to the message indicative of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080525 - Method and system for implementing a stateless back to back user agent: A method for providing a stateless Session Interface Protocol (SIP) back to back user agent (B2BUA) comprising receiving a SIP message and determining if the SIP message is a SIP request. The SIP request further comprises a request to create an original SIP dialog or a request for an existing... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080080535 - Method and system for transmitting packet: A method for transmitting a packet, includes: receiving, by a first virtual MAC gateway, a packet from a first virtual MAC sub-network, sending, by the first virtual MAC gateway, the packet to a second virtual MAC sub-network according to a destination address of the packet and a virtual MAC address... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20080080532 - Methods and apparatus for managing internet communications using a dynamic stun infrastructure configuration: Methods and apparatus are provided for managing Internet communications using a dynamic STUN infrastructure configuration (DSIC). A DSIC server manages communications over the Internet by receiving a registration request from a client; instructing the client to perform a discovery procedure, such as a STUN discovery, to evaluate the NAT that... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080526 - Migrating data to new cloud: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates preserving and maintaining data and/or services associated with a network service. The network service can be any collection of resources that are maintained by a party (e.g., third-party, off-site, etc.) and accessible by an identified user over a... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080080528 - Multiple peer groups for efficient scalable computing: Multiple peer groups for performing computing, communication, and/or storage tasks. A method may be performed for example, in a computing environment including one or more agents networked together. The method includes providing data to the agents using two or more distinct peer groups. The peer groups include members from among... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20080080529 - Multiple peer groups for efficient scalable computing: Multiple peer groups for performing computing, communication, and/or storage tasks. A method may be performed for example, in a computing environment including one or more agents networked together. The method includes providing data to the agents using two or more distinct peer groups. The peer groups include members from among... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20080080530 - Multiple peer groups for efficient scalable computing: Multiple peer groups for performing computing, communication, and/or storage tasks. A method may be performed for example, in a computing environment including one or more agents networked together. The method includes providing data to the agents using two or more distinct peer groups. The peer groups include members from among... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20080080533 - Packet relay apparatus: A unicast-use tunnel is added between the Note-C and GW-B (i.e., a unicast optimization). Then, the Note-C transmits, to a GW-C, a second IP packet encapsulating a first IP packet, to which an inter-GW header is added, by an IP header to which a multicast address is set. The multicast-use... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080531 - Recording using proxy servers: Systems and methods for recording a communication session between a customer and an agent of a customer center communication system are provided. In this regard, a representative method comprises: communicating with the customer center communication system via a proxy server; determining whether to record a media stream associated with the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080524 - Router device, communication device, routing method, routing program, and computer-readable recording medium recorded with routing program: The invention provides a router device, a communication device, a routing method, a routing program, and a computer-readable recording medium recorded with the routing program that enable to improve communication efficiency. The communication data receiving section 10 receives communication data from the high-speed transmission medium 2. The communication data storage... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080080537 - Ring overlay network dedicated to carry broadcast traffic to dslams: A system includes a broadcast overlay network including a ring topology. The ring topology includes a first network ring and a second network ring that is coupled to the first network ring via at least one cross-connect element. The ring topology is adapted to carry broadcast traffic from a network.... Agent: Toler Law Group
20080080539 - Method for ternary contents address memory table management: Provided are a method for Ternary Contents Address Memory (TCAM) table management and a computer-readable recording medium for recording a program that implements the method. The method includes the steps of: a) dividing a memory area of TCAM into fixed-size blocks depending on priority to configure a lookup table; b)... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080080540 - Evaluating feasible transmission paths in a packet network: A technique is disclosed that attempts to improve the evaluation of a network path's signal quality, as well as the selection of a network path for transmission purposes, without some of the costs and disadvantages of doing so in the prior art. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment, a node... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20080080541 - Media gateway for reporting events and method for reporting events by media gateway in a next generation network: A method for reporting events by a media gateway in a next generation network includes: executing a state machine which is established in a media gateway and includes service states driven by events, the state machine including a state of Suspension; the executing process includes: entering into the state of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080080542 - Architecture for downlink receiver bit rate processor: A bit rate processor in a wireless system includes a front end processor to process physical channel data and to generate encoded transport channel data, a transport channel buffer to hold the encoded transport channel data, and a back end processor to process the encoded transport channel data from the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20080080543 - Network switch with controller i/o capability: A network component for an industrial automation system is provided. This includes a network switch that provides one or more ports such as for communicating with public or private network components. An interface component enables the ports to function as inputs or outputs to a controller.... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(at)
20080080544 - Method for dynamically allocating network adapters to communication channels for a multi-partition computer system: In an arrangement comprising a partitioned computer system and a switch with multiple adapters, wherein adapters are combined to form channels on respective partitions, a method is provided for dynamically changing the configuration of channels to which some of the adapters are assigned. The method allows better utilization for over-all... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20080080545 - Resource allocation in multi data stream communication link: Methods and corresponding systems for allocating resources in a communications system includes determining feasible sets of subchannels for allocation to a user subject to an allocation constraint. In one approach, a constraint matrix representing constraints for allocating subchannels to users in allocations of selected subchannels is computed, subject to the... Agent: Law Office Of Charles W. Bethards, LLP
20080080546 - Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same: A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of active and inactive channels contained in the virtual channel table. At a receiver, the virtual channel table transmitted from the transmitting side is parsed,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP Song K. Jung
20080080547 - System and method for forming a time division multiple access frame in a simulcast system: A method for efficiently forming a time division multiple access (TDMA) frame for transmission in a simulcast system is disclosed, wherein the TDMA frame comprises a plurality of timeslots and sub-slots. At a prime site, a first communication grant is received that assigns a first communication to a first timeslot... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080548 - Method and system for managing time division multiplexing (tdm) timeslots in a network switch: A system and method for managing the allocation of Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) timeslots in a network switch. The network switch may use a TDM cycle comprising multiple timeslots to manage shared resources and to schedule data ingress and egress through the ports of the current configuration, wherein each port... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20080080549 - Method and system for minimizing power consumption in a communication system: Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for minimizing power consumption in a communication system. Exemplary aspects of the invention may comprise configuring a supply voltage of an amplifier to enable communication of data using a first communication protocol during a first timeslot in... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080080550 - Plug-and-play reader support for an rf switch: An RF switch as described herein can communicate with different types of data transmitting devices such as RF readers, RFID tags, and other RF devices. The RF switch employs “plug-and-play” reader interface adapter modules, which can be pre-installed in the RF switch or downloaded to the RF switch as needed.... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20080080551 - Systems and methods for fault-tolerant high integrity data propagation using a half-duplex braided ring network: In one embodiment, a network comprises a plurality of nodes that are communicatively coupled to one another using bidirectional, half-duplex links. The network has a logical first channel over which data is propagated along the network in a first direction and a logical second channel over which data is propagated... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080080552 - Hardware architecture for cloud services: The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate dynamically allocating resources (e.g., hardware, software, . . . ) supported by a third party service provider. The third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perception of... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080080554 - Optical network design method and storage medium for storing design program: If exists a client signal of a bandwidth larger than “optical signal bandwidth BW” divided by “the number of utilizable ports P”, extracted is a combinations of signals including one or more of a signal of a maximum bandwidth, of signals of which a total bandwidth is within the BW... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080553 - Transmission channel bandwidth selection for communications between multi-bandwidth nodes: Techniques and technologies are provided for dynamically selecting one of a default channel bandwidth and an alternate channel bandwidth for transmitting information over a wireless communication link which couples a transmitter node to a receiver node. The transmitter node and the receiver node are designed to transmit and receive at... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20080080556 - Communication device and communication method: A communication device for transmitting and receiving frames, which is capable of preventing an overflow of a buffer memory due to clock error even when the utilization factor of a transmission line is high. A frame holding section stores frames awaiting transmission. A transmission section sequentially takes out each frame... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080080555 - Transmission using a plurality of protocols: Included are embodiments for communicating data using a plurality of formats. At least one embodiment of a method includes transmitting a plurality of first format data frames with a predetermined time period between transmitted first format data frames and determining a duration of the time period between the transmitted first... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080080557 - Interface with multilevel packet preemption based on balancing of start and end indicators: Preemption techniques for use in conjunction with an interface between a physical layer device and a link layer device are disclosed. Segments associated with or comprising packets, cells or other protocol data units (PDUs) are communicated between the physical layer device and the link layer device via an interface bus.... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080558 - Packet flow side channel: A packet flow side channel encoder and decoder embeds and extracts a side channel communication in an overt communication data stream transmitted over a network. The encoder selects more than one group of related packets being transmitted on the network, relates a packet of one group to a packet of... Agent: George Mason University Office Of Technology Transfer, Msn 5g5
20080080559 - Link layer assisted robust header compression context update management: A method and system for communicating header compression layer control messages. Header compression control messages are generated by a header compression layer and are sent through at least one link layer data packet by a link transport communications protocol layer to a remote receiver. The link transport communications protocol layer... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080080560 - Method for multiplexing control signals and reference signals in mobile communications system: A reference signal multiplexing method for multiple mobile stations includes: grouping together control signals for the multiple mobile stations; and multiplexing reference signals corresponding to the control signals by CDM over the same bandwidth as that of grouped control signals.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080080562 - Enhancement of ieee 1588 synchronization using out-of-band communication path: A system includes at least two IEEE 1588 nodes. The nodes are connected by two paths: a low latency communication path and a high bandwidth path. The clocks within the nodes are synchronized to one another at a network interface. Data and timing are transmitted on the high bandwidth path... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20080080565 - Ieee-1588 monitoring on 1000 base-t ethernet technology: Circuitry is included to recover the monitorable, e.g. GMII, interface into the path between the actual MAC/PHY device being used and the RJ45 connector to allow PTP circuitry to monitor the transmission and reception of the Ethernet Frames.... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20080080563 - Methods and apparatus for timing synchronization in packet networks: Methods and apparatus for synchronizing a first clock of a transmit node and a second clock of a receive node in a packet network are provided. Receive time stamps are generated for transferred packets at a receive node in-accordance with the second clock. Propagation delay variation is filtered from receive... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080564 - Synchronization and scheduling of a dual master serial channel: One embodiment provides a system including a communications channel, a first channel master, and a second channel master. The first channel master is configured to obtain latency values and maintain a first schedule of data traffic on the communications channel based on the latency values. The second channel master is... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja
20080080561 - Synchronization of voice packet generation with transmission opportunities in a wireless network: One embodiment of the present invention includes a method for synchronizing packet production and receipt from a digital signal processor (DSP) with polled transmission opportunities in an IEEE 802.11e network. The method comprises producing a packet via the DSP and transmitting the packet from the DSP to a transmission device... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080080566 - System and method for distributing clock signals: There is provided a method of operating a computer system. The computer system comprises at least two cabinets and the at least two cabinets have at least one clock signal. The method includes selecting one of the at least one clock signal to serve as a master signal, and synchronizing... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080080567 - Methods and apparatus for unidirectional timing message transport over packet networks: Methods and apparatus for synchronizing a first clock of a transmit node and a second clock of receive node in a packet network are provided. Consecutive intervals of time-stamped packets transferred from the transmit node to the receive node are selected. The consecutive intervals have a difference in delay noise... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20080080568 - Latency differential mitigation for real time data streams: Techniques for mitigating effects of differing latencies associated with real time data streams in multimedia communication networks. For example, a technique for mitigating a latency differential between a first media path and a second media path, over which a first device and a second device are able to communicate, includes... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLPPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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