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20090028042 - Symbol time synchronization method for ofdm systems: A symbol time synchronization method for OFDM systems is disclosed. The invention presents a joint maximum-likelihood (ML) synchronization method for symbol time offset (STO) for OFDM systems. The method is developed in frequency-domain under time-variant multipath channels. By analyzing the received frequency-domain data, a mathematical model for the joint effects... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090028043 - Method for relieving failure, and packet communication device: When a failure occurs on a path set between two packet communication devices, a protection path is set and the communication is recovered without having the effect of the path failure on devices other than the two packet communication devices. When a packet communication device detects a failure in a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090028044 - Multple multicast forwarder prevention during nsf recovery of control failures in a router: In one embodiment, a multicast router initiates non-stop forwarding (NSF) recovery. In the NDF recovery, data traffic forwarding operations continue throughout a data plane of the multicast router in the presence of a failure in a control plane of the multicast router. When the multicast router receives incoming multicast packets... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090028045 - System and method for traffic load balancing to multiple processors: A method for load balancing selects one of a set of distribution formulas to associate packets of each of multiple communications sessions traversing a link to one of a plurality of output links and assigns the associated packets of at least one of the communications sessions to a different output... Agent: 3com Corporation
20090028049 - Administration of policies for wireless devices in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods are described for providing a administration mechanism for wireless systems. In an embodiment, a mobile wireless server including a plurality of parameters that may be set to configure a mobile wireless client. The mobile wireless server also includes at least one computer program to set one or... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090028047 - Data stream control for network devices: A method and apparatus for data stream control for network devices. Some embodiments of an apparatus include a receiver to receive a token for a command associated with a stream of data, where the command is one of multiple command types. The token has a fixed size and format, and... Agent: Silicon Image/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028048 - Data transmitting and receiving method and broadcasting receiver: A data transmitting and receiving method and a broadcasting receiver are disclosed. A cable card transmits a new flow request message for requesting a connection of a data transmitting and receiving path to a host. The host receiving the new flow request message transmits a new flow response message to... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090028046 - Method and apparatus for determining bandwidth-consuming frame flows in a network: A port monitor monitors network traffic that passes through a port of a switch. Frame flows routed through the switch are counted by hardware frame counting logic, which includes a content-addressable memory (CAM) and counters corresponding to various frame flows. Port monitor software includes logical containers (“buckets”), which are used... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090028050 - System and method of limiting communication rates within packet-based communication networks: A system and method of limiting communication rates within packet-based communication networks are disclosed. In one form, a method of altering communication rates within a communication network can include monitoring a data rate of a first communication link within a network, and detecting a congestion of a first end point... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090028051 - Data service sequencing using ordering theories: Methods and apparatus for determining a service path for data flowing through a data communications service are disclosed. A set comprising a plurality of service modules is determined, wherein each service module corresponds to a functional task and wherein the set includes all of the functional tasks required to provide... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090028052 - Method and apparatus for optimizing home network interface selection in home networking applications: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus for optimizing home networking interface selection in home networking applications. One embodiment of a method for selecting, at a set top box in a network, an active home networking interface from among a plurality of home networking interfaces includes activating... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090028053 - Root-cause approach to problem diagnosis in data networks: An improved root-cause approach to problem diagnosis in data networks in the form of a method comprising the steps of: associating each metric in a at least one set of metrics with at least one component and/or network device; obtaining values for each such metric from a monitoring system; determining... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP
20090028055 - Correlation-based localization of problems in a voip system: Diagnostics data is accessed from VoIP-aware devices in an IP network. The diagnostics data indicates problems that cause degradation in VoIP voice quality. Correlations of a diagnosed problem are identified, and the correlations are used to localize a cause of the diagnosed problem.... Agent: Hugh P. Gortler
20090028054 - Detecting and isolating domain specific faults: A method for detecting and isolating domain specific faults includes comparing a first media quality report for a communication from a first node with a second media quality report for the communication from a second node. The first node comprises an ingress node of a first domain for the communication... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090028057 - Network delay measurement method and communication system: A measurement method and communication system include a writing of a creation time upon a detection packet used for detecting a communication state of a network being created into the detection packet. The method includes obtaining a send time when the detection packet was sent and sending, to a receiving... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090028056 - System and method for predicting a fault in a real-time transport protocol packet stream: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a monitoring system having a controller element to predict a fault in a video stream of real-time transport protocol (RTP) packets according to gaps in sequence numbers of said RTP packets. Other embodiments are disclosed.... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090028058 - Directed mesh network with link evaluation: Techniques for communicating between a data user and a destination through a mesh network. The mesh network includes a communication node having a downstream component logically connected over a downlink to provide communications for a data user and a plurality of upstream components. The plurality of upstream components includes a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090028059 - Method and system for simulating a communication network, related network and computer program product therefor: A simulator system for simulating a wireless local area network in a combination of a wireless local area network and one or more 2G or 3G mobile communication networks includes a first set and a second set of access protocol simulation devices representative of wireless local area network apparatus implementing... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090028064 - Method and system for capacity analysis for on the move adhoc wireless packet-switched networks: A system and method for capacity analysis in communication networks, particularly for on the move ad hoc wireless packet-switched networks, as well as wide variety of other multimedia networks is disclosed. The invention seeks to use the same two attributes per link (link capacity and link utilization) as known circuit-switched... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gd)
20090028060 - Method for monitoring message traffic, and a first and second network unit for the execution thereof: Message traffic between a communications unit and a first network unit of a mobile radio system, initiated by an SIP control message, is monitored. The SIP control message is evaluated by a second network unit by using at least one analysis parameter and an analysis result is generated therefrom. The... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090028065 - Radio transmission device, and radio transmission method: Provided are a radio transmission device and a radio transmission method, which prevent the deterioration of a preamble detecting performance while reducing the collision probability of a RACH. In this radio transmission device, a Signature table storage unit (103) divides the magnitudes of transmission loss levels into individual levels corresponding... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090028063 - Systems and methods for connecting a packet-based call to a conventional telephone network: Methods and systems are provided for allowing an packet-based call made to a first identifier to dial a phone number within a telephone network. The method comprises sending a data packet from the packet-based call to a gateway device that can communicate with the telephone network. The data packet comprises... Agent: Jones Day
20090028062 - Systems and methods for partitioning end-to-end performance effects using network tomography: Systems and methods are presented for partitioning end-to-end performance effects using network tomography. In one embodiment, a method for partitioning end-to-end performance effects within a network is presented. The method includes determining a network topology between at least two test points, obtaining an unrelated approximation of edge effects between the... Agent: Mg-ip Law, PLLC
20090028061 - Voip diagnosis: A VoIP-aware device generates data structures that include diagnostics data. The diagnostics data of each data structure identifies at least one of sender and network problems that degrade VoIP voice quality.... Agent: Hugh P. Gortler
20090028066 - Method and apparatus for centralized monitoring and analysis of virtual private networks: In one embodiment, the present invention is a method and apparatus for monitoring virtual private networks (VPNs) supported on a multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) backbone network. In one embodiment, a method for remote monitoring of a VPN supported on an MPLS backbone network includes capturing traffic to and/or from the... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&tcorp.,
20090028067 - Network map creating method: By synthesizing the map of an entire network, it provides a method for detecting OSI Reference Model layer-2 switches and evaluating the status of the inter-connection of the layer-2 switches. The NMT(102) which implements the SNMP manager queries the specified management IP-addresses and receives responses from the SNMP agents implemented... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090028068 - System and method to provision mpls/vpn network: Systems and methods of automatically determining a set of route targets is provided. The method includes receiving network topology data specifying configuration of a network. The method also includes automatically converting the network topology data into route targets to be assigned to virtual routing and forwarding elements. The route targets... Agent: Toler Law Group
20090028069 - Method and system for network data transmitting: A method and system for network data transmitting in a communication system includes transmitting a data from at least one transmission node to at least one receiving node of a transmission-receiving group among the plurality of communication nodes by utilizing a node ID, the node ID of communication node in... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090028070 - Node device, information process method, and recording medium recording node device program: wherein, in the node identification information memory means, a capacity number of memories of the node identification information corresponding to the node device in the highest hierarchy level is the same as a capacity number of memories of the node identification information corresponding to the node devices belonging to the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090028071 - Voice conference system and portable electronic device using the same: A voice conference system includes a wireless transceiver (11a), an audio input/output module (12), a digital signal processor (16) electronically connected with the audio input/output module, a telecom module (18) electronically connected with the wireless transceiver and the digital signal processor, and an application processor (14) electronically connected with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20090028072 - Ip phone system under universal plug and play protocol: An IP phone system is connected to an IP phone board and used for communicating with an UPnP devices under Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Protocol. The UPnP device is provided with a device end digital media server and a device end digital media player. The IP phone system comprises... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC
20090028073 - Data capture technique for hgh speed signaling: A data capture technique for high speed signaling to allow for optimal sampling of an asynchronous data stream. This technique allows for extremely high data rates and does not require that a clock be sent with the data as is done in source synchronous systems. The present invention also provides... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090028074 - Antenna feed network for full duplex communication: The present invention provides a wireless device for effecting two way wireless transmission, an antenna feed network (20), and a patch antenna. The wireless device includes an antenna assembly having first and second feed inputs (7 and 8) and accepting first and second antenna feed signals shifted a feed signal... Agent: Herbert F. Ruschmann
20090028075 - Full-duplex communication device and method of acoustic echo cancellation therein: The invention provides a full-duplex communication device. In one embodiment, the full-duplex communication device comprises a first adaptive filter, a second adaptive filter, a channel decoupling module, and a frequency processing module. The first adaptive filter having a first tap length filters out echoes of a far-end talker from a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090028076 - Communication program and communication terminal: The present invention aims at permitting users of the equipments to exchange mutually their own wills easily in a PoC service not to take a floor. In a PoC service that attains a half duplex talk session using a packet communication between the plurality of equipments via a PoC server,... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090028079 - Digital broadcast system for transmitting/receiving digital broadcast data, and data processing method for use in the same: The present invention is directed to a digital broadcast system and a data processing method. A broadcast signal in which mobile service data and main service data are multiplexed is transmitted and received. Then, in a broadcasting receiver, the program table information including information about a service or a program... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090028080 - Digital broadcast system for transmitting/receiving digital broadcast data, and data processing method for use in the same: The present invention is directed to a digital broadcast system and a data processing method. A broadcast signal in which mobile service data and main service data are multiplexed is transmitted and received. Then, in a broadcasting receiver, mobile service data identification information indicating whether the mobile service data of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090028081 - Digital broadcasting system and data processing method: A digital broadcasting system and a method of processing data are disclosed. A receiving system of the digital broadcasting system may include a signal receiving unit, a demodulating unit, a demultiplexer, and an audio/video decoder. The signal receiving unit receives a broadcast signal including main service data and an RS... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090028078 - Method and apparatus for providing security in a radio frequency identification system: A part can receive a communication that originates externally of the part, that conforms to a predetermined communications protocol, and that contains payload information consistent with the protocol but subject to a security provision supplemental to the protocol. The part extracts the payload information from the security provision.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090028077 - Method of determining the location of a node in a distributed wireless sensor and actuator network: Embodiments of the invention comprise a method of determining a position of a node, comprising receiving a communication from the node; determining a timing of the receiving; and calculating a position of the node from the timing.... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090028082 - Systems and methods for wireless network selection based on attributes stored in a network database: Systems and methods for wireless network selection based on attributes stored in a network database are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method comprises receiving a network identifier associated with a wireless network, determining if a network profile associated with the network identifier is stored within a network profile database comprising... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20090028083 - Customer facing interface power cycling of wireless terminals: Systems and methods are described for configuring customer premises equipment in a wireless network in response to reconnection of subscriber station to a base stations. A set of rules is provided that governs configuration of a network interface based in part on whether the interface connects to a different base... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090028084 - Method for reducing user equipment power consumption under a communication network: A method for reducing UE power consumption under a communication network is disclosed. The key principle of the method is an algorithm to force a RRC connection between a communication network and a UE to be released when mail client completes the synchronization process and the UE has no activity.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090028085 - Method for providing measurement gaps: A method comprising interrupting the reception of a first transmission to receive a predetermined channel; determining from receipt of said predetermined channel first timing information associated with a second channel; and interrupting the reception of said first transmission at a time defined by said first timing information to receive said... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090028086 - Method op relayed wireless transmission: A light-weight relay selection mechanism for selecting the most-likely “best” relay station for data transmission from a given source station S to an access point AP uses the Initial Receive Signal Strength (IRSS) to infer the future data transmission rate. In the initialisation stage, the access point AP constructs a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090028087 - Method and system for communicating content having modified packet headers through a satellite: A communication system 100 includes a content management system 221 determining a programming schedule and a video transport processing system 223 receiving a content file in forming a transport stream from the content file having a plurality of packets, each having a header with a first packet identifier in the... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20090028088 - Method and arrangements relating to satellite-based positioning: The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses as well as a measurement report signal for reporting measurements on ranging signals (RS1-RS4) received by a mobile station from satellites (SV1-SV4) or calculating a position based on such measurements, wherein each of said ranging signal comprises a stream (201) of data... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090028089 - Communication system and method to be performed in a communication system: The invention relates to a communication method and system wherein a network element of a roaming user is attachable to a visited first network and may still be served by a serving means of the home network. The network element of the roaming user is able to indicate a preference,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090028094 - Information communication terminal, radio communication apparatus and radio communication network system capable of performing communication corresponding to purpose: In an information communication terminal, a receiving unit receives a frame for notifying of network identification information for specifying a radio network from a different information communication terminal, and a filter unit checks a preset filter condition and mode information indicating a communication mode of the different information communication terminal... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. Citigroup Center
20090028092 - Method and a system for determining the spatial location of nodes in a wireless network: A method determines the propagation delays between nodes in a network, the network including a plurality of nodes. The method includes recording by each one of the nodes the transmission time of a beacon-signal respective of the one of the nodes and the reception times of other beacon-signals respective of... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090028090 - Method and system of wireless communication between devices: A method and system for wireless communication between devices over the same channel in a Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs) environment, and a device capable of wireless communication with other devices over the same channel in a WPANs environment. The method comprises the steps of broadcasting announcements from one or... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090028091 - Method for sending acknowledgement messages within a wireless communication network: The invention relates to a method for selecting a radio access point of a network, and a method for transmitting information on at least two radio access points of a network to a mobile terminal. Further the invention relates to an adapted mobile terminal and control entity for performing the... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090028093 - Method for transmitting/receiving data with transfer obligation delegated in wsn: A method for transmitting/receiving data with transfer obligation delegated in a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) reduces the time and power spent by a transmitting apparatus to wait for acknowledgment that a data transfer was successful. The method for transmitting data from a transmitting end to a receiving end through a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090028096 - Upper station, base station, mobile station, and transmission control method: An upper node station includes a packet flow multiplexing portion that multiplexes packet flows that are identified by QoS, in accordance with a QoS requirement; and a transmission portion that transmits the multiplexed packet flows.... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090028095 - Wireless network throughput enhancement through channel aware scheduling: A channel aware scheduler (CAS) is disclosed that takes advantage of changing wireless channel conditions in order to maximize aggregated system throughput. The CAS is aware of the different channel conditions for one or more stations and adjusts its scheduling of packet transmissions in light of the same. A related... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090028107 - Apparatus and method for efficient transmission of acknowledgements: Method and apparatus for transmission of information in multiple access communication system is described. Information from a plurality of access terminals is received. Alternatively, an access terminal determines what information needs to be sent to the access point. A determination is made as to whether sufficient resources, such as time,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090028101 - Authentication method in a radio communication system, a radio terminal device and radio base station using the method, a radio communication system using them, and a program thereof: For communication with a base station on an IP network, radio terminals have a function for encapsulating and releasing encapsulation of a packet for preparatory authentication defined in the IEEE 802.11i at a RADIUS client unit by an authentication packet communicable on the IP network. For communication with the radio... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090028106 - Device and method for transmitting long training sequence for wireless communications: A device and method transmits a frame of a wireless communication. The frame includes a preamble that includes a short training sequence and a long training sequence. The long training sequence includes non-zero energy on each of a plurality of subcarriers except a DC subcarrier. A frequency domain window is... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090028099 - Distributed scheduling method for multi-antenna wireless system: A channel allocation system for a beam-forming wireless network selects receivers to enroll in communication from a pool of candidate receivers, by off-loading a determination of the effects of adding each candidate receiver to the candidate receiver itself. In one embodiment, the candidate receivers nominate themselves for enrollment based on... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20090028097 - Dynamic frequency selection in wireless devices: A method in a communication network comprising a plurality of network controllers and a plurality of mobile nodes served by at least one of the plurality of network controllers is provided. The method includes the plurality of network controllers coordinating interference avoidance by co-operatively generating an interference avoidance database. The... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090028108 - Method for enabling interoperability between data transmission systems conforming to ieee 802.11 and hiperlan standards: Mechanisms, in a transmission channel shared by 802.11 systems and HIPERLAN/2 systems are provided to prevent 802.11 terminals from transmitting during time periods allocated to HIPERLAN, so that a single channel can be shared between the two standards. In a particular embodiment, a “super frame” format is used where HIPERLAN... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090028100 - Methods and apparatus for transmitter identification in a wireless network: Methods and apparatus for transmitter identification in a wireless network are disclosed. In an example, a method is provided that encodes pilot information on a first portion of a number of subcarriers in a symbol within a pilot positioning channel for an active transmitter. The method further includes encoding transmitter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090028103 - Multi-carrier hsdpa channel establishing method and the multi-carrier downlink packet data transmitting method: A method for establishing a multi-carrier HSDPA channel and method for transmitting multi-carrier downlink packet data are provided. The method for establishing a multi-carrier HSDPA channel includes: A. determining number of HSDPA channel resources of a cell; B. selecting N carriers in the cell according to the number of channel... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20090028102 - Resource assignment method for communication system adapted for change of channel: A resource assignment method for a communication system provides a method to realize an estimate of channel with high accuracy for terminals which change channels rapidly. A resource assignment unit (102), supplied with channel information ISCL1 to NSCIN, determines assignment of resources to a first to a Nth terminals and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090028104 - Scheduling method for broadband wireless access system: A scheduling method for a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system is provided. The scheduling method for a BWA system includes selecting a terminal having a highest priority using a scheduling algorithm, determining a burst region to be assigned to the terminal, and constructing a frame intended for the terminal according... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090028098 - System for allocating channels in a multi-radio wireless lan array: A channel allocation system for allocating channels in a frequency band to a plurality of radios in close proximity so as to minimize co-channel interference. One method for allocating channels involves initially tuning each of the plurality of radios to the same one of the plurality of channels. All of... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP
20090028105 - Wireless access system and transmission method: The present invention relates to the field of wireless access systems and more particularly to a broadband wireless access system and a transmission method for such system. At least two data streams (2, 3, 4) are simultaneously transmitted in a multi-user channel (1) having a location dependent capacity. The data... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090028109 - Methods and apparatus for power efficient broadcasting and communication systems: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for resource configuration in a cellular broadcasting and communication network, where a video stream can be transmitted from a base station to a mobile station as bursts of video and data frames in a particular sequential manner. Special scheduling signals announce video burst information to... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090028111 - Node b and rnc actions during a serving hsdpa cell change: An apparatus and method in accordance with the present invention reduce the amount of data that is stalled in a source Node B after a serving HS-DSCH cell change in a communication system that includes a serving RNC and at least one Node B. In a first embodiment, the RNC... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090028110 - Seamless establishment and maintenance of network connections for mobile applications: This invention provides a seamless mobile connection system that can maintain connectivity as a cell phone's Internet protocol changes due to changes in its user's location. This system can operate with multiple applications on a cell phone, and achieves Internet connectivity through a 3G IP based network. This invention solves... Agent: Venture Pacific Law, PC
20090028112 - Handover mechanism that exploits uplink channel quality of a target cell: System(s) and method(s) are provided for handover of a mobile terminal in a wireless communication system. Handoff resolution relies on both a downlink channel quality indication between a serving base station and the mobile terminal,, and uplink channel quality indications amongst the terminal and a measurement set of target base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090028113 - Radio network controller, mobile station, and mobile communication method: A radio network controller comprises a cell selector configured to select a cell to use by a mobile station after data reception, and a mobile station controller configured to control the mobile station to communicate by radio using the cell selected by the cell selector after the data reception.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090028114 - Staggering forward and reverse wireless channel allocation timing: An apparatus and method for staggering forward and reverse channel time slot allocation in a wireless communication allows a wireless communication unit, such as a base station processor or a subscriber access unit, to transmit a return message in less than a full time slot interval. Forward and reverse channel... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090028115 - Hybrid wlan-gsm device synchronization to eliminate need for costly filters: A multi-mode WLAN-GSM communications device (100) comprises a WLAN transmitter (110) that stalls its transmit data and depowers its radio transmitter whenever a collocated GSM receiver (104) signals it needs to receive a GSM base-station transmission. If a collocated Bluetooth device is also included, the Bluetooth receiver can also signal... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090028116 - Dynamic vlans in wireless networks: Systems and methods are described for managing a wireless network. Packets addressed to subscriber stations may be assigned a tag based on the base station at which the packet is received and the base station at which the subscriber station first entered the network. The tag can identify a media... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090028120 - Method and apparatus for providing neighborhood ap information in a wireless lan system: A method of managing communications in a wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) system providing a plurality of channels and comprising an information server for storing the neighborhood access point (AP) information. The method comprises scanning a plurality of channels to detect at least one channel used by a first AP,... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090028119 - Method of managing transmission within a wireless communications network: The method includes sending a request for permission to transmit by each ready node in the wireless network. Each ready node is a node of the wireless network ready to transmit, each request identifies a node in the network that is the destination, and each request is sent over a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090028118 - Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating management of airspace in wireless computer network environments: Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating the management of wireless computer network environments and the detection of rogue and other devices that may affect the performance and/or security of the wireless computer network. The present invention enables accurate and cost effective WLAN airspace mapping. In one embodiment, the present invention allows... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090028117 - Providing network connectivity and service state information to application servers: A method (200, 300) of tracking remote unit (102, 104, 106, 108) state information. The method can include, for a remote unit communicatively linked to an access service network (ASN) (112, 114), identifying a state change from a first state to a second state. Responsive to identifying the state change,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090028122 - Wireless lan terminal allowing another processing in its waiting or idle state: Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) terminals are provided for executing a four-way handshaking procedure when they communicate with one another directly in a wireless ad hoc network mode. Each of the wireless LAN terminals may include a state processor which takes action in accordance with a communication state of its... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090028121 - Wireless lan terminal, a wireless lan system, a mac address learning method and a computer program product: A wireless LAN terminal includes a wired LAN interface, a wireless LAN interface and a bridge unit. The bridge unit detects that a terminal apparatus connected with the wired LAN interface moves to a position under different wireless LAN equipment and learns a MAC address of the terminal apparatus which... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090028123 - System for permitting control of the purging of a node b by the serving radio network controller: A system and method which permit the RNC to control purging of data buffered in the Node B. The RNC monitors for a triggering event, which initiates the purging process. The RNC then informs the Node B of the need to purge data by transmitting a purge command, which prompts... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090028125 - Method for operating enhanced rlc entity and rnc entity for wcdma and system thereof: A method for operating an RLC entity and a MAC entity in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), the European IMT-2000 system. A format of a MAC-has PDU is optimized in a MAC-hs entity, so that a large number of users can be supported with using less resources when a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090028126 - Method and apparatus for polling in a wireless communication system: A data packet communication system employs radio link control (RLC) transmission between a transmitter and a receiver with an Automatic Repeat Request (ARQ) arrangement whereby polling of the receiver is accomplished with reduced amount of redundantly transmitted data, such as between an access node and terminal. Upon a polling event,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090028127 - Methods and apparatus for providing computational load allocation in a network environment: Methods and apparatus for providing computational load allocation in a network environment. In an aspect, a method is provided that includes obtaining an announcement associated with at least one of foreground and background services, allocating available resources to process selected foreground services, and calculating remaining resources based on the announcement.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090028128 - Broadcast superframe with variable reuse and interference levels for a radio communications system: A method and apparatus are provided to enhance the efficiency of reuse of a broadcast channel. In one embodiment, the invention includes sending a first burst of a broadcast channel from a broadcast channel radio subject to a first reuse factor, and sending a second burst of the broadcast channel... Agent: Gordon R. Lindeen Iii Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028129 - Rate matching for hybrid arq operations: A method of rate matching process of the hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuestion (HARQ) operation in which coded bits are selected for a transmission depends on whether the transmission is a first transmission of a new packet or a retransmission of an existing packet. In downlink of long term evolution (LTE)... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm
20090028130 - Call identification mechanism for multi-protocol telephones: In one embodiment, a system identifies an Internet Protocol (IP) device as a calling party for calls from either a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) portion or a cellular portion of a multi-protocol phone. As a result, return calls to the multi-protocol phone are always sent through an IP device... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090028134 - Management and control of call center and office telephony assets: Call center and office telephony assets, including telephones, headsets, on-line indicators (OLI), and handset lifters, are managed and controlled over a network by a remote computer system. Each asset has associated therewith one or more network addresses, in some cases the network addresses mapped from an electronic identifier stored within... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal
20090028136 - Method and apparatus for controlling preset events: A method and apparatus for controlling preset events. The method includes: setting a preset event for a set object on a media gateway controller and a media gateway respectively; judging whether the preset event needs to be monitored continuously on the set object; if so, holding the preset event to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090028137 - Method and apparatus for storing and activating universal resource locators and phone numbers: A method and apparatus for enabling subscribers to store telephone numbers and/or URLs embedded in streaming video contents associated with a video session being shown on video display devices into address books hosted in the network. Subscribers can then access these phone numbers to place phone calls using information stored... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.,
20090028133 - Method for providing hysteresis to fluctuating signaling link: A signaling node within a telecommunications network automatically detects that a signaling link is fluctuating in and out of service and provides hysteresis to the fluctuating signaling link. The signaling node includes a link controller that monitors the state(s) of the signaling link over a time period and a link... Agent: Alcatel Lucent Intellectual Property & Standards
20090028132 - System and method for transferring interaction metadata messages over communication services: System and method for transmitting interaction metadata messages, for example, computer telephony integration (CTI) messages, from one or more network end points and/ox from a central network device to a recording system using a light-weight interaction metadata protocol, for example, a light-weight CTI protocol, over one or more communication services.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090028135 - System and method for unified communications threat management (uctm) for converged voice, video and multi-media over ip flows: A method and system for unified communications threat management (UCTM) for converged voice and video over IP is disclosed. A computer-implemented method for threat management receives an incoming packet. The incoming packet is broken into sub-packets and fed to a plurality of packet processing engines. Each packet processing engine inspects... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20090028131 - Test automation for an integrated telephony call management service: A test application includes instructions for configuring a digital cross connect. A first modem and a second modem are each connected to at least one telecommunications network and a digital cross connect. An integrated telephony call management service (ITCMS) client includes computer-executable instructions stored on a computer-readable medium included in... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090028138 - Integrated internet telephony system and signaling method thereof: A VoIP network includes an integrated Internet telephony system having an all-in-one architecture in which an application layer gateway function, a signaling processing function and a media processing function are integrated. The integrated Internet telephony system performs ALG processing on a packet bound to a first address and processes a... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090028139 - Automated configuration of a digital cross connect: A request is received to establish a requested connection in a digital cross connect between a first port and a second port. It is determined whether each of the first port and the second port are on a list of ports that are available for the connection. A command is... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090028140 - Switching device, switching method, and switch control program: A switching device includes an input stage switch group 1-1 including a plurality of input lines, an output stage switch group 1-3 including a plurality of output lines, an intermediate stage switch group 1-2 arranged between the input stage switch group and the output stage switch group, and a scheduler... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090028146 - Controlled relay of media streams across network perimeters: The invention provides an apparatus and method to establish media sessions for media streams crossing a network boundary. The system includes a media relay controlled by a media configurator control module. The media relay reserves media paths (that include ports in the network boundary), opens the media paths, closes the... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090028144 - Dedicated network interface: Computer communications that are to be recorded are visible to a network interface on a recording computer. The network interface receives the packets to be recorded. The network layer of the recording computer implements a subset of the normal IP module in the network layer. Instead of checking every IP... Agent: Stephen S. Roche Setter Roche LLP
20090028141 - Method and device for controlling admission to a guaranteed quality of service in a mpls network: The invention concerns a method and a device for controlling admission to a guaranteed quality of service in a MPLS network (150), the MPLS network consisting of at least one input peripheral router (100) and one output peripheral router (120), the data flows being transported in the MPLS network through... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090028143 - Pattern matching in a network flow across multiple packets: Pattern matching for a network flow includes storing a representation of the pattern. The representation of the pattern includes hash values representing blocks of data in the pattern. Hash values are calculated for blocks of data in the network flow. The blocks of data are spread across multiple packets in... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090028147 - Segmenting data packets for over-network transmission at adjustable fragment boundary: A computing system includes a communication mechanism and a data packet dividing mechanism. The communication mechanism is communicatively coupled to a network to send first data packet fragments over the network. The data packet dividing mechanism is to segment first data packets into the first packet fragments at a dynamically... Agent: Law Offices Of Michael Dryja IBM Austin
20090028142 - Streaming data content in a network: A method and apparatus for streaming data content in a network. Some embodiments of an apparatus include a network unit to generate a stream of data on a network, where the generation of the stream of data includes the generation of summary information for the data. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Silicon Image/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028145 - Telephone exchange apparatus and control method for use in the apparatus: According to one embodiment, a telephone exchange apparatus includes a memory stores a management table in which a connecting destination ID specifying a communication partner on the packet communication network and a first waiting time from a time of signal transmission to the communication partner up to a time of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028148 - Method and system for improving quality of communication based on label distribution protocol: A method and system for improving a quality of communication based on a label distribution protocol is provided. The method includes the following: When a local label switching router (LSR) finds out a change of a route at an upstream node in a multicast label switching path (LSP), it calculates... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090028149 - Method of setting multicast transfer route and method of multicast label switching for realizing the same: A method of establishing a multicast transfer route is disclosed that can reduce the cost of entire route under a constraint on delay incurred between starting point and ending points. The method includes the steps of: computing the shortest route with respect to delay connecting the starting point and the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090028155 - Broadband access for virtual private networks: A method for providing a virtual private network includes assigning to each edge device of a service provider a unicast IPv6 address, from an IPv6 address block of the service provider for a local area network of a user. The method also includes assigning to each edge device of the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090028154 - Method and device for learning forwarding feature information: A method and device for learning data forwarding information includes a forwarding table recording forwarding feature information stored in a switch device, and wherein corresponding service importance levels for the forwarding feature information are configured. The method includes receiving new forwarding feature information, determining whether the forwarding table is full;... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090028153 - Method for transmitting information in a multicast environment: It is disclosed that in a multicast network environment individual information (10) can be transmitted via a barker channel (12) between a server (2) and an individual end-user device. In the case of digital television services the present invention enables, inter alia, individual information (10) that is addressed to a... Agent: Michaelson & Associates
20090028152 - Node apparatus: To satisfy a quality required for each traffic and perform switching for a packet segmented into cells without packet reassembly, there is provided a node apparatus including a header processing section (2) for determining an output destination of an incoming packet and a quality class from the header information of... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090028151 - Packet level prioritization in interconnection networks: A method and apparatus for packet level prioritization in interconnection networks. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a transmitter to transmit a data stream to a recipient apparatus, the data stream including a plurality of data packets, the data packets including data packets of a first priority and data packets... Agent: Silicon Image/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028150 - Protocol-independent packet header analysis: Analyzing a packet header in a data communications system involves using a descriptor mask to control selective comparison between one or more bits of the packet header and one or more bits of a session descriptor. Setting a mask bit to one state indicates that a comparison between a corresponding... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090028156 - Frame transmission system and frame transmission apparatus: A frame transmission apparatus collects a plurality of frames supplied via multiple cables forming a single logic path based on link aggregation setting and outputs the collected frames to a single output line. The frame transmission apparatus includes a delay information storage unit which stores delay information indicating a transmission... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090028157 - Receiver and method for processing a stream of data packets when an error occurred on the physical layer: A receiver which receives a stream of data packets including video data packets over a physical data link and drops data packets when an error on a physical communication layer is detected, wherein the receiver comprises a processor, configured so that it is able to check whether the received data... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090028158 - Systems and methods for multi-pair atm over dsl: At a transmitter, an ATM cell stream is received from the ATM layer and is distributed on a cell-by-cell bases across multiple DSL PHY's. At the receiver, the cells from each DSL PHY are re-combined in the appropriate order to recreate the original ATM cell stream, which is then passed... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC
20090028159 - Methods and systems for providing racf configuration information: Methods and systems are described for providing address information for nodes when multiple possibilities exist. For example, in a TISPAN environment the described techniques can be used to transmit address information to an SPDF when it needs to determine which of multiple A-RACFs associated with different IP domains that the... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090028160 - Method and apparatus for detecting malicious routers from packet payload: The method, apparatus and system of detecting whether a router is compromised and configured to place malicious packets onto the network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for detecting a malicious router includes performing hash on a current ingress packet received via the network packet payload to generate ingress... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090028161 - Network traffic management: One aspect of the specification is the use of a virtual entity to represent the bandwidth bottleneck point in a network. Areas of the network where bandwidth does not need to be managed can be modeled as zones. This model enables more flexibility as the virtual bottleneck point can represent... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090028162 - Method and system for automating membership discovery in a distributed computer network: Methods for automating membership discovery in a distributed computer network are presented. A particular method includes establishing a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) tunnel and Targeted Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) signaling channel between a first Provider Edge (PE) device and a plurality of PE devices. A first Virtual Private LAN Service... Agent: Toler Law Group
20090028163 - Distributed network management: This specification can provide resource allocation in peer-to-peer networks. This specification describes techniques whereby individual resources can in certain circumstances share their local views to create a network-wide view. The use of a performance manager facilitates this sharing. The sharing of fault information both access multiple devices and for a... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090028164 - Method and apparatus for semantic serializing: A method and an apparatus for serializing a plurality of information elements that are extracted from a plurality of information sources and represented by nodes in a semantic network. The nodes are connected to other nodes via a plurality of connecting edges, and each of the connecting edges has at... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law
20090028165 - Method for operating a decentralized data network: A decentralized data network contains a plurality of network nodes. The network nodes are able to direct requests into the data network with the aid of checking values. The network nodes are each assigned one or more table entries in a value table distributed between the network nodes, with each... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090028166 - Allocation of route targets based on service offered: A network controller to allocate route targets for communication services provided on one or more corresponding virtual private networks, the route targets identifying service providers associated with the virtual private networks and the communication services provided by the corresponding virtual private networks.... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090028167 - Cooperative nat behavior discovery: Methods and apparatus for facilitating traversal of a network address translator (NAT) are disclosed. For example, a node configured to communicate with one or more other nodes over a network may facilitate NAT traversal by a) determining information regarding the behavior of one or more NATs with the node; and... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent
20090028168 - Modem relay over packed based network: A method of performing a negotiation session on a modem connection. The method includes receiving a plurality of negotiation signals from the source modem, by a first gateway, forwarding at least some of the received negotiation signals from the first gateway to a second gateway, over a packet based network,... Agent: Robert G. Lev
20090028169 - Method and device for routing mesh network traffic: A method and device for routing mesh network traffic from a mesh access point to a non-mesh network as provided improves network efficiency. According to one aspect, the method includes identifying a data flow in the mesh network traffic. A priority of the data flow is then determined. A preferred... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090028170 - Network monitoring by customer premises equipment: A system for collecting data from a communications network includes customer premises equipment (“CPE”) for monitoring and storing response data. A CPE data collection module uses a Web-based service to collect information from the CPE and process the information to determine line quality and any errors that may exist on... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing
20090028171 - Fifo buffer with adaptive threshold level: A system comprising a FIFO data buffer having a programmable threshold level, which is initially set to a worst case scenario level, so that the FIFO data buffer does not empty of data. The system also comprises a hardware device which is configured to adjust the threshold level in the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090028172 - Speculative forwarding in a high-radix router: A system and method for speculative forwarding of packets received by a router, wherein each packet includes phits and wherein one or more phits include a cyclic redundancy code (CRC). A packet is received and phits of the packet are forwarded to router logic. A cyclic redundancy code for the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090028173 - Mdio integrated bidirectional digital isolator: An interface between two or more integrated circuit devices employs isolation techniques to provide electrical isolation of a digital signal for transmission of the digital signal between a master device and one or more slave devices. Unidirectional isolator channels are utilized to transmit bidirectional digital signals, and a selection of... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP
20090028174 - Shared time universal multiple access network: A method of controlling access to a network media by a plurality of stations, the method including determining a number of time slots; determining a number of slot cycles for each time slot, at least one of the time slots having more than one slot cycle; assigning each station one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090028175 - Tdma communication apparatus: A TDMA communication apparatus is configured for transmitting DSC response signals while preventing overlapping with AIS. A CPU 1 computes the DSC transmission time length Tdsc of a DSC response command (S11) and detects the present time t0 (S12). CPU 1 computes an AIS transmission standby time length Taistx and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090028176 - Bandwidth requests transmitted according to priority in a centrally managed network: Systems and methods are disclosed for a managed access network device that generates and transmits a schedule map for requesting bandwidth to a plurality of network devices. The managed access network device then broadcasts a request time where the request time is broken down into a plurality of periods. When... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Department
20090028177 - System and method for wireless communication in a backplane fabric architecture: A wireless millimeter wave backplane network and method comprises a first circuit board that has a first module thereon, wherein the first circuit board is coupled to a high speed backplane. The network includes a first communication node that is coupled to the first module and which is disposed on... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20090028178 - Encoding and decoding messages on noisy timing channels: In accordance with one or more aspects of the encoding and decoding messages on noisy timing channels, a message is encoded, based at least in part on a cumulative distribution function, in inter-arrival timings of data packets. The data packets are output to a device with the message in the... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.
20090028180 - Method and apparatus for mitigating layer-2 looping in home networking applications: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus for mitigating layer-2 loops in home networking applications. One embodiment of a method for mitigating layer-2 loops in a network includes detecting a loop between a first terminal in the network and a second terminal in the network, and deactivating... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090028179 - Storing device capability information in an address book: A method (300) and a system (100) for providing device capability information. The method can include receiving from a first communication device (106) at least a first identifier (110) that indicates functional capabilities of the first communication device, and automatically associating in an address book (112) the functional capabilities of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090028181 - Distributed multimedia and messaging router over layer 2: A system and a method are disclosed which utilizes the standard communication devices at the users' premises and a standard LAN communication in order to enable utilization of IP communication possibilities such as V/FoIP calls, SMS and MMS messaging and video communication over IP network. The system includes a single... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20090028182 - Methods and apparatus for format selection for network optimization: Method and apparatus for optimizing network bandwidth utilization by delivering to users only the minimum number of programs required by service provider policies. In one embodiment, the method comprises switching some users from lower quality versions of programs to higher quality versions of the same programs, and removing those lower... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates
20090028183 - Platform for communicating across multiple communication channels: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with communications through a software platform are described herein. In an embodiment, a method for communicating with users across multiple communication channels from a single platform includes gathering data related to a first user; storing the gathered data; accessing the stored data to determine... Agent: Mcdonald Hopkins LLC
20090028184 - Programmable logic controller protocol converter: A programmable logic controller (PLC) protocol converter is disclosed that allows a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to effectively communicate with a PLC device using a desired communications protocol, particularly in cases where the PLC device does not “speak” the desired communications protocol. A first thread may be... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual Property
20090028185 - System and method for managing a data transmission layer for a personal medical device: A system (10) for managing data transmission for a medical device (20) has several data transmission protocols (15, 15′, 15″), each having a differentiating designation (30). Each of several medical devices (20) have an identification (45) which identifies the medical device (20), and a data transmission interface (35) for data... Agent: Intellectual Property Department Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.c.
20090028186 - Bandwidth reservation for data flows in interconnection networks: A method and apparatus for bandwidth reservation for data flows in interconnection networks. Some embodiments of an apparatus for transmitting a data stream include a transmitter to transmit a data stream to a recipient apparatus, the data stream including a plurality of data packets. The apparatus further includes a receiver... Agent: Silicon Image/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090028187 - Upstream adaptive modulation in a communications system: A system and method for providing upstream adaptive modulation. Burst parameters associated with a range of data interval usage codes (IUCs) are defined. Each of the data IUCs has a different modulation order and forward error correction (FEC). The SNR and codeword error rate for each satellite modem in the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090028188 - System and method for combining media data: A method and computer program product for processing a locally-stored, specific media data file portion to generate a first normalized packetized stream. A remotely-sourced, specific media data stream is processed to generate a second normalized packetized stream. At least a portion of the first normalized packetized stream and at least... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090028189 - Data structure, information processing device, information processing method, transmission device, transmission method, multiplexing device, multiplexing method, and program: The present invention relates to a data structure, an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, a transmitting apparatus, a transmitting method, a multiplexing apparatus, a multiplexing method, and a program that ensure a receiving side to decode hierarchically coded audio streams each including a base stream and an extension... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090028190 - Device and method of constructing generation matrix for linear block coding, coding device and decoding device using the generation matrix: A method of constructing a generation matrix of a linear block code. The method includes setting a number of relation lines connected for respective codeword packet nodes if a number of massage packet nodes and the number of codeword packet nodes are selected; setting a number of relation lines connected... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090028191 - Method for exchanging data between stations from different networks: The invention relates to a method for exchanging data between stations or nodes (111, 121, 122, 123, 131, 132, 133, 141, 142, 143) from different realtime capable networks (120, 130, 140) and from non-realtime capable networks (110). To this end, data is generated in a realtime capable network (120, 130,... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20090028192 - Generation, distribution and use of content metadata in a network: Methods and apparatus for utilizing information (e.g., metadata) relating to content in a multimedia distribution network. In one embodiment, the network comprises a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable network, and the information comprises metadata relating to the bitrate profile of deterministic content such as stored video. Content sources, or the... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates01/22/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090022049 - Novel security enhancement structure for mimo wireless network: Techniques for enhancing the security and power efficiency of a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) communication system are provided. In one embodiment, data packets are multiplexed by calculated spatial multiplexing matrixes (SMM). In one embodiment, the channel state information (CSI) is used to calculate a first transceiver's SMM to optimize channel efficiency. In... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090022050 - Ofdm modulation device, ofdm demodulation device, ofdm modulation method, and ofdm demodulation method: It is possible to form an OFDM signal improving frequency use efficiency. An OFDM modulation apparatus includes Nyquist filters (104, 126) for Nyquist-shaping signals (S10, S20) of two systems, delay apparatuses (123, 124) for delaying a signal of one system at ½ of the symbol period T, inverse Fourier transformers... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, Pllc
20090022051 - Adjusting the degree of filling of a jitter buffer: A method and arrangement for adjusting the degree of filling of a jitter buffer in a network element receiving digital data. To the jitter buffer, there is connected a read-out unit for reading digital data from the jitter buffer. In the method, there is composed a time reserve indicator for... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090022052 - Counter multi-failure system and common link terminal device used therein: In a communication network including a monitor device, a relay device, and a common link terminal device, in response to detection of a link failure in a ring, each device sends a failure detection frame to the ring and causes link failure information to reach the common link terminal device.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090022053 - Excessive flow detection device, excessive flow detection circuit, terminal apparatus and network node: A packet information extraction circuit derives predetermined key information (for example, destination information or transmission source information) from a received packet. A HASH result computation circuit generates m (a plurality of) pseudo-random numbers (HASH results) of fixed length from the derived information. A cache table holds the key information and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090022054 - Apparatus and method for service flow management in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for SF management in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a creator for creating a Service Flow (SF) management message including a plurality of SF identifiers to perform the same management for a plurality of SFs, and a transmitter for transmitting the... Agent: Jefferson Ip Law, LLP
20090022055 - Systems and methods for improving tcp-friendliness of delay-based congestion control: Disclosed herein is a novel technique that greatly improves the TCP-friendliness of CTCP over such under-buffered network links without degrading the protocol efficiency to utilize the link capacity. Instead of using a pre-defined threshold, the disclosed approach, which may be referred to herein as “CTCP-TUBE,” dynamically adjusts the threshold based... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20090022056 - Tuning routing metrics to reduce maximum link utilization and/or provide failure resiliency: A metric tuning technique optimizes the maximum link utilization of a set of links incrementally. Changes to the metric are constrained to be metric increases to divert routes from select links, thereby minimizing the number of changes required to achieve the optimization by avoiding the potential cascade of changes caused... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20090022057 - System and method for communicating with objects on a network: In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a communication system (17) is provided for generating and monitoring data over pre-existing conductors (2A-2D) between associated pieces of networked computer equipment (3A-3D). The system includes a communication device (16) attached to the electronic equipment that transmits information to a central... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090022058 - Method and system for detecting and reporting faults of data transmission equipment: A method and a system for detecting and reporting faults of data transmission equipment. The method includes: detecting the fault causes of the local data transmission equipment, sending the detected fault causes and important state information of the local data transmission equipment to the peer data transmission equipment, and identifying... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090022059 - Optical cross connect apparatus and network: An optical signal connection apparatus for connecting first and second optical signal transmission lines to first and second routers, respectively, is disclosed. The first and second routers are configured to handle both optical signals and electrical signals. The optical signal connection apparatus comprises a first node and a second node.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090022063 - Apparatus and method for retransmission in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for selectively retransmitting data according to a channel state in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes determining retransmission information of a receiver from feedback information received from the receiver, determining a retransmission scheme for the receiver using the retransmission information of the... Agent: Jefferson Ip Law, LLP
20090022062 - Method and apparatus for performing inter-radio access technology measurements to support geran band scan: A method and apparatus for performing inter-radio access technology (RAT) measurements includes receiving a long term evolution (LTE) measurement quantity. A measurement gap is received. Measurements for available global system for mobile communication (GSM) cells are performed, and the measurement results are reported.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc
20090022061 - Method and system for quality of service management in a multi-standard mesh of networks: Aspects of a method and system for quality of service management in a multi-standard mesh of networks are provided. In a wireless mobile communication device (WMCD) enabled to communicate utilizing a variety of communication networks, QoS information, such as latency, available bandwidth, and/or throughput, communicated to the WMCD may enable... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022060 - Network performance assessment apparatus, systems, and methods: Various embodiments of network performance assessment apparatus, systems and processes collect performance information pertaining to a current capacity utilization of a network, identify an occurrence of a capacity constraint on a portion of the network that is communicating the program to at least one presentation device, and modify at least... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group Pllc
20090022064 - Method and apparatus for monitoring multicast bandwidth to a user: A method and apparatus of monitoring multicast bandwidth to user may include monitoring quantity of a multicast group flowing to a user and converting the quantity to bandwidth. The bandwidth may be summed with bandwidth of other multicast groups being monitored for the user to determine a total bandwidth flowing... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.c.
20090022065 - Method and system for transmitting ip message, negotiating bandwidth saving capability and saving network bandwidth: The present disclosure discloses a method for transmitting an IP message, negotiating a bandwidth saving capability and saving network bandwidth. The method for transmitting an IP message includes: sending more than one bandwidth saving capability supported by a sender to a receiver; receiving one bandwidth saving capability selected by the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090022066 - Transmission parameter control for an antenna apparatus with selectable elements: A system and method for improved data transmission on a wireless link to a remote receiving node includes a communication device for converting packets to RF at a physical data rate, an antenna apparatus having a plurality of antenna configurations for transmitting the RF, and a processor for selecting the... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090022067 - Cable id using rfid devices: The present invention relates to the use of RFID technology to identify specific cables in a bundle, and in particular to a cable identification device in which RFID devices are connected to the far end of a plurality of cables and splitters, and an RF measurement device is used to... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.a.
20090022068 - Delegated network connection management and power management in a wireless device: A method and system for advanced media access control delegated from a host device, such as a WiFi device, to a smart wireless communications module. In an embodiment, the host signals to the wireless module a list of one or more preferred networks. The wireless module offloads from the host... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090022070 - Method and apparatus for quality of service (qos) planning for an ethernet based network: A method for determining required routes through an Ether based network associated with VLANs by determining a set of spanning trees. The set of spanning trees is determined to provide a number of routes for consideration. Each spanning tree comprising a plurality of links, sorts the VLANs into an order... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090022069 - Preventing loops in networks operating different protocols to provide loop-free topology: A method and system for preventing loops in a network including network devices operating different protocols for providing loop-free topology are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving link state information at a network device operating a first protocol and in communication with a network device operating a second... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20090022071 - Telecommunication method by a control message: A method for communicating messages by at least one control message for at least one predefined set of terminals (10, 21, 22, 31, 32), wherein said method comprises the steps of defining at least one communication device (10), included in said set of terminals (10, 21, 22, 31, 32) and... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090022072 - Method and apparatus for processing media stream queues based on control: A control-based method for processing media stream queues includes: a multimedia control entity processes the talk burst request queues corresponding to different media types when the conditions of triggering processing of different talk bursts are satisfied; and the multimedia control entity sends the assigned talk burst to the corresponding multimedia... Agent: Darby & Darby P.c.
20090022073 - Repeated channel adaptive frequency hopping: The invention provides systems, devices, and methods for frequency hopping. In one method embodiment, the invention hops between frequencies by using the same channel to transmit data from a master to a slave, and from the slave to the master. One system embodiment provides an enhanced master coupled to an... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090022074 - Echo canceller with interference-level controlled step size: Echo canceling method comprising the steps: a) receiving a first signal and a second signal, said second signal comprising an echo of the first signal, b) generating an echo replica signal by filtering the first signal with a finite impulse response filter, said finite impulse filter using a filter coefficient... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090022075 - Selectively adaptable far-end echo cancellation in a packet voice system: A packet voice transceiver adapted to reside at a first end of a communication network and to send an ingress communication signal comprising voice packets to, and receive an egress communication signal comprising voice packets from, a second packet voice transceiver residing at a second end of the communication network.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022077 - Computing device, hardware data transfer unit, software control unit, and method for performing a data transfer in a computing device: A computing device includes a hardware data processing unit having at least one input buffer, a plurality of output buffers, a data transfer unit, and a software control unit, the data transfer unit configured to transfer data from the input buffer to the plurality of output buffers, and the software... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090022076 - Network type assisted wlan network selection: A device to request and receive a packet of information that details WLAN network information prior to association with the WLAN. This network information about the WLAN allows the device to complete automated network selection and enrollment.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, Llc
20090022078 - Systems and methods for controlling sleep states of network nodes: The present disclosure generally relates to systems and methods for controlling nodes in a communication network, such as a wireless sensor network. In one exemplary embodiment, a node, referred to herein as a “coordinator node,” controls the operation of various nodes, referred to herein as “sensor nodes,” that are configured... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090022079 - Method and apparatus for providing enhanced channel interleaving: An approach is provided for channel interleaving. A plurality of symbols are received and partitioned into a plurality of subblocks. The subblocks form a plurality of subsequences. A first output sequence is generated from the subsequences. The subsequences of the first output sequence is selected and punctured to generate a... Agent: Ditthavong & Mori, P.c.
20090022081 - 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 problems brought about by one or more bottlenecks formed in the communication network to result from the convergence of communication traffic induced in one or... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20090022083 - Method of synchronizing frame in mmr network: Provided is a method of synchronizing a frame using a cycle prefix (CP) in a mobile multi-hop relay (MMR) network. The frame is synchronized using the CP of the frame after obtaining a frame synchronization using a preamble of the frame, which does not need an additional preamble, so that... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090022080 - Ptp/ptm transmission decisions: A retransmission correction performed by counting means (70) provided in a controlling radio network controller (RNC) (4a-c) within a radio access network (3) in the counting of multimedia service joined mobile terminals (7) located in a cell (6) for a PTP/PTM transmission decision, in the case of a repetition of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090022082 - Relay for detecting error in asynchronously received data and map information: A relay to transmit data received from a transmitter to a receiver includes a reception unit to receive a first data frame including first data and a second data frame including first MAP information transmitted from a transmitter, and a determination unit to determine whether the received first data and... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090022087 - Aggregate rate modem: Systems, devices, processors, and methods are described for the transmission and reception of broadband signals between a gateway and subscriber terminals via satellite. In one set of embodiments, a wireless signal is generated and transmitted including a series of frames including a physical layer header and payload. A sub-channel identifier... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090022086 - Broadband demodulator for modified downstream waveform: Systems, devices, processors, and methods are described for the transmission and reception of broadband signals between a gateway and subscriber terminals via satellite. In one set of embodiments, a wireless signal is generated and transmitted including a series of frames including a physical layer header and payload. A sub-channel identifier... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090022085 - Downstream waveform modification: Systems, devices, processors, and methods are described for the transmission and reception of broadband signals between a gateway and subscriber terminals via satellite. In one set of embodiments, a wireless signal is generated and transmitted including a series of frames including a physical layer header and payload. A sub-channel identifier... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090022084 - Short messaging method and system for airborne passengers: An air-to-ground telecommunications system allows callers to store messages on an aircraft data server when sufficient air-to-ground communication bandwidth is unavailable for transmitting a call. The system allows aircraft callers to leave voice, fax, e-mail or other data messages. The messages are stored on the aircraft until sufficient bandwidth becomes... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle
20090022088 - Systems and methods for mobile satellite communications: Systems and methods of satellite communications for moving terminals, including but not limited to on-the-move and mobile terminals (e.g., on-the-pause terminals), are implemented in certain embodiments using smaller antennas (e.g., aperture area with diameter less than 50 cm), open standard waveforms to secure availability from several suppliers, payment for service... Agent: White & Case LLP Patent Department
20090022089 - Architecture to support network-wide multiple-in-multiple-out wireless communication: The present invention provides a method of coordinating transmission by and reception by a plurality of antennas associated with a plurality of radio heads. The method includes determining, at a controller, at least one relative time delay associated with a plurality of backhaul links between the controller and the plurality... Agent: Mark W. Sincell, Ph.d. Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.c.
20090022094 - Method and system for encoding communications between wireless and other devices: A method for encoding a message communicated between devices, the message having at least one field, the method comprising: if the field is not optional and contains a value, writing the value to one or more data bytes in a byte buffer; and, if the field is optional and contains... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20090022092 - Method and system for managing information among personalized and shared resources with a personalized portable device: A user's request via a portable or handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) to process data may result in discovery of one or more networked resources capable of handling the processing. One or more communication routes may be established between one or more discovered network resources and one or more of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022091 - Method and system for utilizing standardized interface in a wireless device to discover and use local and remote resources: A wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may discover available networks, and available local and/or remote resources. The WMC device may configure routes utilizing one or more of discovered resources and one or more available networks. The routes may be utilized to performed operations requested via the WMC device. A standardized... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022090 - Switching allocation in ad hoc network: A method in a wireless communication device (200) capable of functioning as a node in an ad hoc network, including switching packet data, received from a source node, to a destination node, determining a switching capacity utilization of the wireless communication device, and re-allocating at least a portion of the... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090022093 - Wireless network with simultaneous uplink transmission of independent data from multiple client stations: A wireless network comprises R client stations that respectively generate simultaneous uplink transmission (SUT) data, where R is an integer greater than one. An access point (AP) receives SUT data from each of the R client stations during an SUT period.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20090022095 - Communication channel selection and use: Methods and systems for characterizing requests for individual items of information available from a target address as part of a request for content are provided. The characterization of requests for items of information is applied to select one of a plurality of communication channels for servicing the request. In addition,... Agent: Sheridan Ross Pc
20090022096 - Method and system for environment configuration by a device based on auto-discovery of local resources and generating preference information for those resources: Methods and systems for environment configuration by a device based on auto-discovery of local resources and generating preference information for those resources are disclosed and may include discovering available networked resources utilizing a wireless mobile communication device (WMCD). Wireless communication may be established with one or more of the available... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022101 - Method and system for transmitting/receiving data in communication system: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for allocating a bandwidth in a communication system. The method includes the steps of checking the number of mobile stations that fall within a cell under the control of an relay station and have data to be transmitted to a base station, determining a... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090022099 - Multiple network connection method and communication device thereof: There is provided a multiple network connection method through a first communication device constituting a multiple network together with one or more second communication device, comprises: transmitting a service request message to the second communication device by the first communication device; transmitting a response message including service connection information to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090022098 - Multiplexing schemes for ofdma: Methods and systems are provided for allocating resources including VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) and Non-VoIP resources. In some embodiments, multiplexing schemes are provided for use with OFDMA (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing access) systems, for example for use in transmitting VoIP traffic, in some embodiments, various HARQ (Hybrid Automatic request)... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20090022102 - Providing address information for reaching a wireless terminal: The invention relates to a method of providing address information for reaching a wireless terminal, said wireless terminal being connected to a first wireless communication network, a varying public address being dynamically allocated to said wireless terminal, and said wireless terminal being reachable from outside of the first wireless communication... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090022097 - Resource management in a wireless communication network: A method for advance allocation of one or more resources to a frame for a mobile communication terminal comprises transmitting resource allocation data in advance over several frames to allow for additional diversity in providing a mobile with resource allocation data.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090022107 - Compression static and semi-static context transfer: Systems, methodologies, and devices are described that facilitate transferring a subset of compression context from a source base station to a target base station during an inter-base station handover of a mobile device to facilitate establishment of compression context between the mobile device and target base station. The source base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090022106 - Crossover node detection method and crossover node detection program for causing computer to execute the method: There is disclosed a technique that provides a crossover node detection method, etc., that enables a mobile node that performs a handover to quickly find a CRN, so that, after the handover is completed, the mobile node can still receive quickly and continuously additional service that was received before the... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090022103 - Dual-mode device and method for handover of session from voip interface to cellular interface: A method and dual-mode device for handing over an active call from the device's VoIP interface to its cellular interface. The active call is placed on hold and a second call is established from the VoIP interface to the cellular interface of the dual-mode device, wherein the second call includes... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090022104 - Method of establishing an hrpd signal link: A method (10) of establishing an alternate HRPD signaling link between an HRPD access network and an access terminal over a non-HRPD access is disclosed. It includes: providing (12) a signal forwarding function (SFF) (22) between an access terminal (AT) (24) and a high rate packet data (HRPD) access network... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090022105 - System for managing services of wimax base stations: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) base station having a wireless transceiver, and a controller to manage the wireless transceiver. The controller can direct a communication device requesting wireless access to another WiMAX base station upon... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090022108 - Method for transmitting/responding paging information for dual-mode access terminal and device and method for network switching according to network indication: Provided is a method for transmitting 1x paging information through a HRPD network and responding to the 1x paging information by a dual-mode MS/AT. After the MS/AT turns to a HRPD network and informs a MSC of related information, if some 1x paging information arrives, the MSC sendes a message... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20090022109 - Mobile terminal and method for executing scanning of radio signals: The present invention provides a mobile terminal and a method of executing scanning for radio signals in the case where the mobile terminal is connectable to multiple radio communication systems employing different radio communication schemes. The mobile terminal and the method can scan for radio signals transmitted from a radio... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20090022111 - Apparatus and method for circuit mode resource allocation in broadband wireless access (bwa) system: An apparatus and method for circuit mode resource allocation in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system is disclosed. The method includes generating a first resource allocation message which comprises currently used slot bitmap information with respect to a circuit mode region in a frame; allocating resources to one or more... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20090022112 - Method and apparatus for notifying status of mobile node in a wireless local area network system using visible light communication: A method and apparatus for notifying status of an MN in a WLAN system using VLC are provided, in which an AP allocates a first predetermined number of time slots per frame as unallocated slots, for status notification of an initially accessing MN and allocates a second predetermined number of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, Llc
20090022110 - Transmission of multiple information elements in multiple channels: A transmission of information from a secondary to a primary node occurs in a plurality of N logical time durations. The transmission from the secondary to primary node in a wireless network is performed by first receiving an allocation of M>1 reverse link channels for transmission of N>0 information elements.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090022114 - Access point in a wireless lan: A wireless access device in a local area network (LAN) having a plurality of transceivers. Each transceiver has a directional antenna positioned in a substantially circular array to communicate signals with a plurality of stations in a corresponding sector. Each sector defines a portion of a coverage area surrounding the... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP
20090022128 - Access point with simultaneous downlink transmission of independent data for multiple client stations: A wireless network device comprises R modulation modules that receive R independent data streams, that modulate the R independent data streams, and that apply a multiplexing matrix to generate M modulated and multiplexed data streams, respectively, where R and M are integers greater than one. M summing modules sum portions... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20090022123 - Apparatus and method for providing contents sharing service on network: The present invention relates to a network-based contents sharing service providing device and method. A contents provider stores at least one content in a memory and manages it, classifies information on shared contents to be shared with the contents receiver according to a predetermined reference, generates a shared contents list... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090022121 - Apparatus and method for redundant connectivity and multi-channel operation of wireless devices: A wireless network includes leaf nodes (such as wireless sensors or other wireless devices) and infrastructure nodes (such as access points). The leaf nodes communicate data messages to the infrastructure nodes. The infrastructure nodes communicate the data messages to gateway infrastructure nodes, which transmit the data messages over a wired... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090022131 - Communication system: The present invention deals with a method and system for producing services in the communication system of a building. In the method of the invention, the communication system comprises at least one terminal device applicable for local-area communication, at least one communication means, at least one server controlling the communication... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090022125 - Direct link teardown procedure in tunneled direct link setup (tdls) wireless network and station supporting the same: Provided are a direct link teardown procedure in a TDLS (Tunneled Direct Link Setup) wireless network and a station supporting the direct link teardown procedure. In the direct link teardown procedure, an initiating station of the teardown procedure transmits a TDLS teardown request message to the peer station of the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090022129 - Distributed storage and aggregation of multimedia information via a broadband access gateway: A system and method for the aggregation of multimedia information storage via a broadband access gateway is disclosed. Information about storage resources accessible to a broadband access gateway may be collected and used in selecting storage capacity used for storing multimedia information such as, for example, streaming video, broadcast video,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022117 - Method and system for a handheld wireless communication device for configuring connection to and use of local and remote resources: Methods and systems for a handheld portable communication device for configuring connection to and use of local and remote resources are disclosed and may include discovering available networks and resources, establishing a route between the handheld wireless communication device and a selected one or more of the available resources via... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022119 - Method and system for a persistent request generated by a wireless device, executed remotely and output to configurable local resources: Methods and systems for a persistent request generated by a wireless device, executed remotely and output to configurable local resources are disclosed and may include generating via a handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) a persistent request for a user that may be communicated to remote devices for execution and storage... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022118 - Method and system for an atomizing function of a mobile device: Methods and systems for an atomizing function for a mobile device are disclosed and may include discovering available resources via a handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) and assessing respective cost functions for processing tasks by the HWCD and/or the discovered resources. The tasks may be apportioned for local and/or remote... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022116 - Method and system for dynamically setting up and tearing down connections in mesh networks: Wireless mobile communication (WMC) devices located in near proximity of each other may be enabled to form a mesh (ad hoc wireless) network. WMC devices may form and/or tear down intra-mesh connection with other WMC devices in the same mesh network. WMC devices may utilize information related to other WMC... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022120 - Method and system for enabling rendering of electronic media content via a secure ad hoc network configuration utilizing a handheld wireless communication device: An ad hoc network enabled to handle secure data may be created for a specified user via a handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) such that rightful access to protected data stored on one or more networked devices may be extended to one or more distributed rendering devices. The HWCD and/or... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022122 - Method and system for establishing a connection outside a mesh by including network connectivity information in router configuration messages: A Wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may maintain user preference information, which is unique to the WMC device capabilities and the device user. WMC devices located in near proximity of each other may be enabled to form an ad hoc wireless network wherein each WMC device within the network may... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022115 - Mobility label-based networks: A device may receive a discovery signal from a mobile node, register the mobile node in response to receiving the discovery signal from the mobile node, assign a mobility label to the mobile node after the registration, distribute messages describing the mobility label and the mobile node to edge routers... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090022126 - Multiple packet data network support over trusted access: A media access gateway comprises a wireless network interface, an authorization module, a filter information module, and a proxy mobility agent module. The wireless network interface selectively establishes a wireless link with a first interface of a wireless terminal that has a plurality of wireless interfaces. The authorization module determines... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20090022127 - Secure localization for 802.11 networks with fine granularity: A system and method that uses wireless-capable desktop computers in a vicinity such as to enable one to securely determine the location of an untrusted user with office level granularity.... Agent: Watchstone P+d, Pllc
20090022113 - Subscriber information management system and method for mobile communication service system: Disclosed are a subscriber information management system and a method for a mobile communication service system for managing subscriber information. System comprises a subscriber information management system for a mobile communication service system that a wire terminal and a wireless terminal respectively connected with an integrating and managing server and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090022130 - Switching between two communicaiton modes in a wlan: Method and system for switching a network application operating in a first communication mode to a second mode within a wireless local area network, comprising: judging whether mobile nodes are neighboring according to location information; when nodes are neighboring inquiring whether mobile nodes want to switch to second mode to... Agent: Louis Paul Herzberg
20090022124 - System and method for allocating an anchoring point for a mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes an Internet Protocol (IP) address module that requests and receives a first IP address from a home anchoring point within a home network. The first IP address is an address of the home anchoring point. The system also includes a packet module that exchanges packets with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20090022132 - Wireless communication system and wireless terminal: A wireless communication system includes first and second wireless terminals capable of performing transmission by at least one of a first transmission scheme and a second transmission scheme. The first wireless terminal performs transmission of a first frame to the second wireless terminal by using the second transmission scheme. The... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20090022133 - Efficient encoding of control signaling for communication systems with scheduling and link: The invention relates to a method of sending control information from a first node to a second node in a communications system providing a plurality of resource units for the transmission of data. The control information is sent by use of a code book comprising at least one code word... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090022134 - Method for operating enhanced rlc entity and rnc entity for wcdma and system thereof: A method for operating an RLC entity and a MAC entity in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), the European IMT-2000 system. A format of a MAC-hs PDU is optimized in a MAC-hs entity, so that a large number of users can be supported with using less resources when a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090022135 - Apparatus and method for transmitting of channel quality indicator and acknowledgement signals in sc-fdma communication systems: A method and apparatus for multiplexing positive or negative acknowledgement signals (ACK or NACK, respectively) and channel quality indication (CQI) signals from a user equipment (UE) to a serving base station (Node B) during a CQI transmission time interval (TTI) in a single-carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) communication system.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20090022136 - User priority based preemption techniques in a time division multiple access multi-hop ad hoc network: When a source node (SN) seeks to transmit a first communication stream (FCS) to a destination node (DN), a method is provided for allowing the SN to preempt a lower priority communication stream (LPCS). User priorities are supported during slot scheduling based on stream-identifiers (IDs) and stream priority values exchanged... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090022137 - Signaling in a wireless communication system: A method of operating a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) and a WTRU configured to receive a radio link control (RLC)/a medium access control (MAC) header. The header is coded for reduced transmission time interval (RTTI) operation. The header includes a 16-bit cyclic redundancy check (CRC) of an RLC/MAC payload... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc
20090022138 - Multiplexing protocol for large, high security areas with 3d localization: A method for providing unlimited multiplexing of network nodes includes steps of: placing a plurality of tags within a network node, wherein the tags comprise the RuBee long wavelength network protocol; clipping the plurality of tags into separate areas for transmitting and receiving, by placing a plurality of base stations... Agent: Michael J. Buchenhorner
20090022139 - Wireless personal area network zigbee receiver and receiving method thereof: There are provided a wireless personal area networks (WPAN) Zigbee receiver and a receiving method thereof that can obtain a spreading gain by a reduction in data rate. A wireless personal area network Zigbee receiver receiving a signal packet including a plurality of functional units having a plurality of symbols,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090022144 - Ip telephony service interoperability: The invention concerns a residential gateway device designed for a decentralized client equipment and comprising converting means for providing interoperability between to separate IP telephony services.... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090022146 - Method and system of screening and control of telephone calls while using a packet-switched data network: A Call Alerting and Control System is provided in a communication environment to allow an Internet user (“user”) approximately real-time monitoring of information about an incoming call from a calling party while maintaining a connection with the Internet. The monitored information can include the calling party's name and telephone number.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090022143 - Systems, methods and computer products for logging of incoming calls to an internet protocol television call log: Systems, methods and computer products for the logging of incoming calls to an Interact Protocol Television call log. Exemplary embodiments include a method for logging incoming communication requests related to an Internet-Protocol-enabled device, the method including receiving a communication request from a caller device over a voice network, the communication... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing
20090022142 - Systems, methods and computer products for logging of outgoing calls to an internet protocol television call log: Systems, methods and computer products for the logging of outgoing calls to an Internet Protocol Television call log. Exemplary embodiments include a method for logging outgoing communication requests related to an Internet-Protocol-enabled device, the method including receiving a request to initiate a communication request from an Internet Protocol-enabled device having... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing
20090022141 - Systems, methods and computer products for placing telephone calls via internet protocol television call logs: Systems, methods and computer products for placing phone calls via Internet Protocol Television call logs. Exemplary embodiments include a method for generating communication requests via an Internet-Protocol-enabled device, the method including receiving a request to initiate a communication request from an Internet-Protocol-enabled device having an Internet-Protocol-enabled device address, mapping the... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing
20090022140 - Systems, methods and computer products for voicemail via internet protocol television: Systems, methods and computer products for voicemail via Internet Protocol Television. Exemplary embodiments include a method for providing voicemail to an Internet-Protocol-enabled device, the method including receiving a communication that a voicemail to a called party has been deposited in a voicemail infrastructure, mapping the called party number to an... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing
20090022145 - Systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products for networking trading turret systems using sip: Systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products are provided for sharing a resource including a subscription engine configured to subscribe to a first turret system to share the resource, a state change engine configured to receive a state change notification corresponding to the resource, from the turret system, and a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090022147 - Telephony communication via varied redundant networks: A voice communication link may be established from telephone terminal to telephone terminal via the Internet, the quality of voice communication may be monitored, and the link may be transferred to the common channel interoffice signaling network if and when the quality of voice communication deteriorates beneath a pre-established norm.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090022148 - Voice over internet protocol system and method for processing of telephonic voice over a data network: A method and system for processing of telephonic voice over a data network, such as the Internet, which includes a signaling protocol with little overhead and allows for dynamic connections to a host. The system uses a signaling protocol which creates an ad hoc connection to the host which reduces... Agent: Bush Intellectual Property Law Group, Llc
20090022153 - Methods and apparatus for creating addresses: In a first aspect, a first method is provided for creating a media access control (MAC) address for a device. The first method includes the steps of (1) obtaining one or more identifiers; (2) obtaining a first MAC address; and (3) creating at least a second MAC address based on... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law
20090022151 - Packet structure and packet transmission method of network control protocol: A packet structure and a packet transmission method of a network control protocol. A user in the inside or outside of the house can effectively control various home appliances such as refrigerator or laundry machine or monitor operation state of the devices, over the living network such as RS-485 network,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090022152 - System and method to support networking functions for mobile hosts that access multiple networks: An IP-based corporate network architecture and method for providing seamless secure mobile networking across office WLAN, home WLAN, public WLAN, and 2.5 G/3 G cellular networks for corporate wireless data users. The system includes Internet roaming clients (IRCs), a secure mobility gateway (SMG), optional secure IP access (SIA) gateways, and... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090022149 - Using pstn reachability to verify voip call routing information: A system for verifying VoIP call routing information. In particular implementations, a method includes verifying one or more Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) call agents for respective destination telephone numbers based on demonstrated knowledge of previous public switched telephone network (PSTN) calls to the respective destination telephone numbers; receiving a call initiation message... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090022150 - Voip call routing information registry including hash access mechanism: A VoIP call routing information registry including a hash access mechanism. In particular implementations, a method includes receiving a telephone number; computing a hash of the telephone number; accessing a registry wherein the registry comprises a plurality of entries, and wherein each entry comprises a hash of a telephone number... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090022154 - Reception device, reception method, and computer-readable medium: A reception device and method are provided for receiving content on channels distributed by distribution servers via a router. The method includes registering a multicast media access control address corresponding to a channel to be switched to before switching to the channel; storing the multicast media access control address; and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090022155 - Using pstn reachability to verify caller id information in received voip calls: A system for verifying caller ID information in received VoIP calls. In particular implementations, a method includes receiving a caller identification (ID) identifying a calling party telephone number in a call initiation message transmitted from a VoIP call agent; determining the identity of the VoIP call agent; verifying that a... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090022157 - Error masking for data transmission using received data: A method and apparatus for error masking for data transmission using received data. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a first data packet, where the first data packet contains multiple data elements, the first data packet being a data packet in a data stream. The method further includes determining... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090022158 - Method for increasing network transmission efficiency by increasing a data updating rate of a memory: A network interface circuit or card has a memory and a medium control module for transmitting data stored in the memory to a network. The method includes: when a packet data is transmitted (such as completely transmitted) from the memory to the medium control module, making the memory send an... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090022156 - Pacing a data transfer operation between compute nodes on a parallel computer: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for pacing a data transfer between compute nodes on a parallel computer that include: transferring, by an origin compute node, a chunk of an application message to a target compute node; sending, by the origin compute node, a pacing request to a target direct... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20090022159 - Interactive streaming media production tool using communication optimization: The invention provides interactive streaming mixed media production. A mixed media content creation tool includes a resource-computation element that computes the likely resource load to be imposed on a server, communication link, and client device, when sent by the server to the client and presented to a user at the... Agent: Swernofsky Law Group Pc
20090022160 - Low-latency scheduling in large switches: Embodiments of a scheduler for a switch, where the switch is configured to couple input ports to output ports are described. During operation, the scheduler may determine a schedule based on a group of requests, associated with multiple data streams, that are received for the output ports of the switch,... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090022162 - Adaptive network to dynamically account for hidden nodes: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a network element that is configured to be associated with a network having a number of nodes. A node is configured to receive a beacon signal from a master node and at least one relayed beacon signal from at least one proxy... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates Llc
20090022163 - Adaptive network to dynamically account for hidden nodes: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a network element that is configured to be associated with a network having a number of nodes. A proxy node is configured to distinguish between a some signals received from a master node and other signals received from at least one hidden... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates Llc
20090022164 - Adaptive network to dynamically account for hidden nodes: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a network element that is configured to be associated with a network having a number of nodes. The master node is configured to communicate with a number of nodes and allocate bandwidth therebetween by sending outgoing signals and receiving incoming signals over... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates Llc
20090022161 - Communication system and communication node: A technique is disclosed, by which it is possible to identify a communication node having special function under the condition that a certain communication node knows only the address of a communication node having no special function. According to this technique, a first communication node 10 having a first function... Agent: Dickinson Wright Pllc James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090022165 - Content replacement by pid mapping: A method of content substitution involves receiving an ordered stream of packets containing content marked by a first packet identifier (PID) and one or more substitute content portions marked by one or more secondary PIDs, where the number and placement of packets marked by secondary PIDs ahead of packets marked... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20090022166 - Method and system for providing media services by distributed networks: Techniques for managing media services in a distributed environment are disclosed. Data representing an item in the media service is distributed among devices in service. When a requesting device is newly joined and requests for the item, at least one supplying device is designed to supply the data to the... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP
20090022167 - Packet forwarding system and packet forwarding device: In a forwarding device connected to a network including a plurality of communication nodes connected to each other, in which a plurality of communication routes, each for forwarding a signal through at least one of the communication nodes can be present between arbitrary ones of the communication nodes, a forwarding... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090022169 - Method and system for establishing a queuing system inside a mesh network: Wireless mobile communication (WMC) devices located in operating proximity of each other may be enabled to form a mesh (ad hoc wireless) network. WMC devices in a mesh network may form a queuing system wherein each WMC device may store data forwarded to and/or from other WMC devices in the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090022168 - Packet ring network system, method of connecting packet rings, and inter-ring connecting node: [Means for Solving Problems] An inter-ring connecting node 101a and an inter-ring connecting node 102a are connected, and similarly, an inter-ring connecting node 101b and the inter-ring connecting node 102b are connected. When each of the inter-ring connecting nodes 102a and 102b receives a packet to be broadcasted via a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20090022170 - Multiple access by varying received power in wireless networks: The invention describes a method for transmitting a packet in a wireless network of nodes. At a beginning of a scheduled time slot a metric in the node is set, in which the metric indicates a need to transmit a packet to a receiver in the wireless network. The metric... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090022171 - Interrupt coalescing scheme for high throughput tcp offload engine: An interrupt coalescing scheme for high throughput TCP offload engine and method thereof are disclosed. An interrupt descriptor queue is used, that TCP offload engine saves TCP connection information and interrupt information in an interrupt event descriptor per interrupt. Meanwhile the software processes an interrupt by reading interrupt event descriptors... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090022172 - System and method for seamless switching through buffering:
20090022173 - Control indications for slotted wireless communication: Multiple control indications are transmitted within timeslots defined for a slotted communication system. For example, a wireless node may transmit a control indication at a beginning of a timeslot and at an end of a timeslot. A control indication may comprise a resource utilization message that a node generates in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090022174 - Contention based media access mechanism: The present invention relates to the field of contention in a network of communicating nodes. The present invention especially relates to a master node for a communication network, to a slave node device for a communication network, to a network comprising the master node device and at least one slave... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20090022175 - Integrated universal network adapter: An integrated network adapter is operable to establish a network interface with a plurality of media types, including at least a power line network and a telephone line network, based on pre-configuration, upon initialization and dynamically during operation. The adapter further is operable to establish network interfaces simultaneously or separately... Agent: James Reeber
20090022176 - System and method for converting communication interfaces and protocols: A system and method for converting communication interfaces and protocols is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a system for converting data including a first interface configured to communicate using an HDMI standard, the first interface receiving HDMI data from a plurality of first communication channels, a second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090022177 - Frame structure, method for organizing data and method for transmitting data: A frame structure for transmitting data over a digital interface has a plurality of data frames. In this plurality of data frames a first sampling data frame is based on at least one sampling word and dedicated to a first logical channel. A set of data frames follows the first... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates Llc
20090022178 - Methods and systems for adaptive transmission of control information in a wireless communication system: A method for adaptive transmission of control information in a wireless communication system may include generating a control segment carrying control information. The control segment may have a configurable size. The method may also include generating a pointer for the control segment. The pointer may indicate a location of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090022179 - System and method for improving the use of radio spectrum in transmission of data: System and method for improving the use of radio spectrum in transmission of data, according to which the payload information of any known line interface is divided into a plurality of data portions of smaller which are then grouped into packets so as to be subsequently radio transmitted. For transmission... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20090022180 - System and method of data verification: A data verification method and system is provided. The data verification method includes the steps of transmitting data from a sender to a receiver over a signaling channel, transmitting a first set of bits to the receiver over a voice channel, wherein the first set of bits is generated using... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP01/15/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090016210 - Transmitting/receiving method, method of generation of signal sequences having no periodic correlation, and communication device: In a transmitting/receiving method, a transmitter device transmits a vertical polarization signal and a horizontal polarization signal, and a receiver device receives the vertical and horizontal polarization signals transmitted by the transmitter device. The vertical polarization signal includes a vertical polarization ID signal which identifies vertical polarization and a vertical... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090016211 - Hardware implementation of a programmable fft based on a half length fft core: A method of designing a IEEE 802.11n modem starting from a IEEE 802.11a/g modem using a programmable FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) based on a half length FFT core, modifies data in a reception chain implemented in a IEEE 802.11n standard application. The method uses a N/2 FFT which is validated,... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090016212 - Method and apparatus for managing a loop network: A method and apparatus for managing a loop network, the loop network (200) including at least one loop (206, 208), a plurality of devices (210) connected to the at least one loop (206, 208) via ports (211, 212), wherein at least two of the devices are initiators (207, 209). The... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090016213 - Method for efficiently treating disturbances in the packet-based transmission of traffic: The present disclosure relates to methods for efficiently treating disturbances in the packet-based transmission of traffic by means of a routing protocol and routing entities. According to an exemplary embodiment, a message signaling the non-availability of a neighboring routing entity is inspected. Once the message signaling the non-availability of a... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP
20090016214 - Method and system for network recovery from multiple link failures: A method and system for fast and reliable network recovery from multiple link failures that detect the presence of an isolated node or segment in the network and determine whether one of the failed links, flanked by two blocked ports, is restored. Upon determining that at least one remaining link... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090016215 - System and method for balancing ip gateway services: A method and system are disclosed for distributing load in a network. A set of routers are configured for providing IP gateway services to a set of hosts where each router in the set of routers all back up all the other routers in the same set. Each router in... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090016216 - System for integrating a plurality of modules using a power/data backbone network: A Virtual Electrical and Electronic Device Interface and Management System (VEEDIMS) is provided. In one example, the VEEDIMS includes a backbone network formed by cables that are configured to simultaneously carry digital data and power. A controller is coupled to the backbone network and configured to execute control instructions. A... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p
20090016219 - Apparatus and method of generating and maintaining orthogonal connection identifications (cids) for wireless networks: A first device is configured to select and utilize a connection identifier (CID) for a peer-to-peer communication connection between the first device and a second device in a wireless communications network. The CID is selected from a predetermined set of a plurality of CIDs. Prior to selecting the connection identifier,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016217 - Enhancement of end-to-end network qos: A network endpoint system and related method and computer program product for use in a network to support enhanced end-to-end QoS in the network. The network endpoint system is adapted to receive network data of varying priority on behalf of a data consumer operating at the application layer of a... Agent: Walter W. Duft
20090016218 - Method of controlling downstream traffic flow in cable network headend: Provided is a method of controlling the flow of downstream traffic in a cable network headend. The method includes the steps of: establishing a session with the modulator; transferring traffic to the modulator over the session; and receiving a buffer-status reporting message reporting the status of a receive buffer from... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090016220 - Dynamic feedback control of resources in computing environments: A method for controlling resource allocation is provided. The method includes determining a service metric associated with a first application, wherein the first application is associated with one or more virtual machines. The method further includes comparing the service metric to an application specific service level goal associated with the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016221 - Methods and apparatus for many-to-one connection-rate monitoring: One embodiment relates to a network device configured with many-to-one connection-rate monitoring. The network device includes sampling circuitry configured to sample packets from a port and a software-implemented agent. The agent is configured to receive the sampled packets and to determine a number of distinct sources for each destination in... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016222 - Methods and systems for implementing time-slice flow control: The present invention relates to systems, apparatus, and methods of controlling a transmission rate of packets over a network connection which are described in the disclosure. The method includes setting a target send rate. The target send rate indicates a number of packets that are to be transmitted in a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090016223 - Method for deciding transmission priority of non-realtime data and apparatus and method for controlling interference between cells using the same: There is provided a method for deciding a transmission priority of non-realtime data, the method including: receiving a user requested data transfer rate; confirming an average data transfer rate allocated previously to a user terminal; and deciding a transmission priority using the received user requested data transfer rate and the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090016224 - Multi-criteria optimization for relaying in multi-hop wireless ad hoc and sensor networks: A generalized multi-parameter mapping function aggregates decision criteria into a single virtual criterion to rank the potential relay candidates. Optimal rules for next hop relay as applicable to both transmitter-side selection and receiver-side election based forwarding schemes are also provided. Examples of network performance based on two optimization criteria include... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090016225 - Methods and apparatus for monitoring for signals and selecting and/or using a communications band based on the monitoring results: Methods and apparatus for supporting peer to peer communications are described. A plurality of wide area network communications bands in a wireless communications system are also available for use to communicate peer to peer signals. Some WAN bands may be, and sometimes are unused by a base station for WAN... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016226 - Packet monitoring: Network devices, systems, and methods are provided for packet processing. One network device includes a network chip having logic and a number of network ports for the device for receiving and transmitting packets therefrom. The logic is encoded with application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) primitives to check header fields and... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016227 - Testing method for network device: A testing method for a network device includes the steps of communicating with the network device through a network protocol by a testing host; and transmitting at least one first network protocol packet to the network device so as to enable a command line interface (CLI) of the network device... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090016228 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, error correcting system, transmitting method, and error correcting method: A transmitting apparatus includes a generating unit and a transmitting unit. The generating unit generates first error correction packets by performing predetermined operation processing on a plurality of data packets arranged in a plurality of rows and columns respectively in each of the rows and columns and generating at least... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090016231 - Control channel design to support one-to-one, many-to-one, and one-to-many peer-to-peer communications: A protocol is provided that facilitates downlink concurrent peer-to-peer communications (within a time slot or traffic slot) between one device and many terminals as well as uplink concurrent peer-to-peer communications (within a time slot or traffic slot) between a plurality of terminals and one device. The concurrent peer-to-peer communications may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016230 - Method and apparatus for exchanging service capability information of user equipment: A technology for exchange of information about the capability of a multimedia service supportable by user equipment in a network supporting the multimedia service is provided. A method for exchanging service capability information in a network supporting a multimedia service includes monitoring for a change in service capability of a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090016232 - Method and apparatus for supporting connectivity of peer-to-peer (p2p) communication in mobile communication system: A method and an apparatus for supporting connectivity of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communication in a mobile communication system are provided. An operating method of a Mobile Station (MS) for providing the connectivity of the P2P communications in the mobile communication system includes connecting P2P communications by searching for a correspondent MS... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090016233 - Method for detecting qos: A method for detecting QoS, including: obtaining information in packets transferred between MGWs, and obtaining packet loss ratio, jitter and delay of each channel of users in an office direction in communication with the MGWs through the obtained information; obtaining average packet loss ratio, average delay and average jitter of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090016229 - Methods and apparatus for controlling interference to broadcast signaling in a peer to peer network: Methods and apparatus related to broadcasting data and interference management in a peer to peer wireless communications network are described. Scheduling of traffic air link resources is performed on a slot by slot basis in a decentralized manner. Wireless devices intending to broadcast traffic signals transmit broadcast request signals, sometimes... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016234 - Methods and apparatus for detection of hierarchical heavy hitters: An efficient streaming method and apparatus for detecting hierarchical heavy hitters from massive data streams is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method enables near real time detection of anomaly behavior in networks.... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090016235 - Network system: A network system is provided, in which a system change can be easily performed by adding or exchanging an equipment(s) to be controlled or monitored. The equipment has an object with an object identifier defined according to a service content provided by the equipment. Upon the receipt of a service... Agent: Cheng Law Group, PLLC
20090016237 - Accounting apparatus and method in portable internet system: Provided are an accounting apparatus and method in a portable Internet system. According to the apparatus and method, when an accounting report is periodically performed or service status change, such as service generation/change/deletion, is requested from a portable subscriber station (PSS), accounting information for all service flows in progress at... Agent: Blank Rome LLP
20090016238 - Method for measuring the available bandwidths of a link and a network: The present invention provides a method for measuring the available bandwidth of a link and a method for measuring the available bandwidth of a network. By sending quartets in pair and measuring intervals of probe packets at the probe receiving end, the available bandwidth of any link in a network... Agent: Yh Chan
20090016240 - Methods and systems for bandwidth measurement techniques: The present invention relates to systems, apparatus, and methods of measuring bandwidth of a network connection. The method includes establishing a network connection between a sending terminal and a receiving terminal. The method further includes inserting a flag into a packet header for a packet. The flag is to indicate... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090016239 - Radio communication device and communication load calculation method therefor: A radio communication device for data communication with another terminal through wireless medium, includes: a communicator which transmits/receives data by predetermined data communication units; a communication meter which measures a data communication unit which is actually communicated for a predetermined period in the communicator; and a controller which finds an... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090016236 - System and method for aggregating and reporting network traffic data: A method for analyzing traffic in a communications network includes sampling data packets at a plurality of network interconnection points, wherein sampling the data packets includes generating a plurality of sampled packet data in one or more standardized formats, converting the sampled packet data from the one or more standardized... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20090016241 - Systems for distributing data over a computer network and methods for arranging nodes for distribution of data over a computer network: A system and method for preventing reconfiguring a binary tree topology network. The network includes a plurality of nodes, a root node and a first set of nodes, operatively networked together to provide a downtree communication path for data. A first node is docked downtree of, and with a parent... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090016242 - Telephone system, server and proxy response telephone: A callee confirmation unit is disposed in a proxy response telephone so as to determine whether a call to the proxy response phone is one addressed to a subject number or one to a transfer destination. Upon determination of the call to the transfer destination, the call is received while... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090016243 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication device for transmitting/receiving data uses a plurality of carrier frequencies in a time division duplex scheme. The wireless communication device includes a scheduler for selecting a slot of at least one carrier frequency for transmission of the data; and transmission data assignment means for assigning the data... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090016244 - System and method for network layer protocol routing in a peer model integrated optical network: Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a system and method of implementing peer model architecture in integrated optical networks. In one embodiment, heterogeneous domains of nodes share a common control plane via routing and signaling adjacencies established through a network layer control channel. For example, in one embodiment,... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090016245 - Communication device and method for transmitting data: Embodiments of the invention relate generally to communication devices and to a method for transmitting data. In an embodiment of the invention, a communication device is provided. The communication device may include a first access technology circuit providing signal transmission in accordance with a first access technology to transmit user... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090016247 - Fast transitioning resource negotiation: Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for fast transitioning resource negotiation in wireless networks are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20090016246 - Method and apparatus for data transmission in an unlicensed mobile access network: A method and wireless device are provided for at least one of transmitting and receiving data over an unlicensed mobile access network. The method comprises establishing a connection with an unlicensed mobile access network (104). Data from a user to be transmitted over the unlicensed mobile access network (104) is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090016248 - Coding methods of communicating identifiers in peer discovery in a peer-to-peer network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate identifying peers based upon encoded signals during peer discovery in a peer to peer network. For example, direct signaling that partitions a time-frequency resource into a number of segments can be utilized to communicate an identifier within a peer discovery interval; thus, a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016249 - Coding methods of communicating identifiers in peer discovery in a peer-to-peer network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate identifying peers based upon encoded signals during peer discovery in a peer to peer network. For example, direct signaling that partitions a time-frequency resource into a number of segments can be utilized to communicate an identifier within a peer discovery interval; thus, a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016250 - Coding methods of communicating identifiers in peer discovery in a peer-to-peer network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate identifying peers based upon encoded signals during peer discovery in a peer to peer network. For example, direct signaling that partitions a time-frequency resource into a number of segments can be utilized to communicate an identifier within a peer discovery interval; thus, a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016252 - Extended microsleep for communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate operating an access terminal in an LTE based wireless communication environment utilizing extended microsleep. While in non-DRX mode, an access terminal can operate in on state for a first period of time and in extended microsleep state for a second period of time.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016251 - Management method and system of low power consuming devices: Management method and system of low power consuming devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes monitoring a heartbeat signal of a device communicated through a network, and communicating with the device upon processing the heartbeat signal of the device. In another embodiment, a system includes one or more... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP
20090016253 - Combining mobile vpn and internet protocol: A method (200, 300, 400) of communicating an IPv6 packet (120) over an IPv4 based network (102). The method can include receiving the IPv6 packet to be communicated to a remote unit (104), encapsulating the IPv6 packet in an IPv4 transition packet (122), and communicating the IPv4 transition packet to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090016255 - Peer to peer multiple identifiers: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer type network during peer discovery, information relating to an identifier associated with users of various devices is broadcast to other devices in an efficient manner. Two or more identifiers can be processed to produce a single value (e.g., bit vector) that is transmitted for the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016254 - Point-to-multipoint service communication: Among a plurality of point-to-multipoint control channels provided by a cell, a particular point-to-multipoint control channel is selected according to a preferred way of receiving the point-to-multipoint service. Control information related to the point-to-multipoint service is received through the selected point-to-multipoint control channel, and then the point-to-multipoint service is received... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090016256 - Method for determining optimal transmission mode and frame structure for mode determination in relay system: A method of determining an optimal transmission mode and a data frame structure for determining an optimal transmission mode in a data transmission system using a relay, are provided. Any one of a base station, a relay, and a mobile station determines an optimal transmission mode from among a plurality... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090016257 - Methods of data transmission by relay nodes in a synchronous communications network, corresponding reception method, computer program product, storage means and nodes: A method for the transmission of data in a synchronous communications network comprising a plurality of nodes, a super frame being communicated based on a network cycle on the network and comprising a plurality of frames, each frame being associated with one of the nodes. Each frame comprises a payload... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090016258 - Quality of service control in multiple hop wireless communication environments: One or more relay stations may be employed along a wireless communication access path between an ingress station and an egress station. A logical communication tunnel is established between the ingress and egress stations through any number of intermediate relay stations to handle session flows of PDUs. As PDUs arrive,... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090016259 - Quality of service control in multiple hop wireless communication environments: One or more relay stations may be employed along a wireless communication access path between an ingress station and an egress station. A logical communication tunnel is established between the ingress and egress stations through any number of intermediate relay stations to handle session flows of PDUs. As PDUs arrive,... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090016260 - Mf-tdma frequency hopping: Systems, methods, and devices are described for scheduling and mapping upstream communications in a satellite communications system. The disclosure includes various channelization and frequency hopping techniques. A gateway is described to perform novel allocation of time slots on upstream frequency channels to allow frequency hopping. A subscriber terminal may perform... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090016267 - Base station and packet transfer equipment: A base station and a router are interactively connected by a multilink group which transmits VoIP packets and a multilink group which transmits data packets other than VoIP packets. The base station and the router split transmission lines by referencing the ToS area of received packets and transmit only VoIP... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090016274 - Charging and location indications in a generic access network: A Generic Access Network Controller (GANC) for providing both location and charging information from a Generic Access Network (GAN) to a core network. During registration of a mobile station (MS) the GANC determines a Charging Cell Global Identity (Charging-CGI) and a Location Cell Global Identity, (Location-CGI) for the MS and... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090016273 - Deferred access method for uplink packet channel: The equipment and techniques disclosed herein introduce a deferred acknowledgement (DACK), in the context of a protocol for a wireless station to request and obtain access to a wireless network resource for communication of one or more data packets. Essentially, a network node, such as a wireless base station, sends... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090016268 - Delay control in a mobile communication system: The present invention is related to controlling delay in a wireless communication system. The present invention includes receiving a signal from a plurality of base stations, measuring at least one signal delay of each of the plurality of base stations, reporting the measured at least one signal delay of each... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090016269 - Method for routing a traffic flow in a radio access network and node for implementing such a method: It is disclosed a method for routing an upstream traffic flow generated at a node of a radio access network. The method comprises the following steps: a) at the node, splitting the upstream traffic flow in packets; b) at the node, inserting in at least one of the packets an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090016266 - Method of transmitting and receiving a message via an uplink channel in a wireless mobile communication system: A method of transmitting a message via an uplink access channel in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes initiating a first preamble access procedure with Node B, receiving from Node B a first acknowledgement indication with respect to the first access preamble procedure, transmitting to Node B... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090016261 - Methods and apparatus for selecting and/or using a communications band for peer to peer signaling: Methods and apparatus for supporting peer to peer communications are described. A plurality of wide area network communications bands in a wireless communications system are also available for use to communicate peer to peer signals. At different times it may be advantageous for a mobile peer to peer communications device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016271 - Methods for sending small packets in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network: An improved mechanism is provided that facilitates transmission of small packets within an ad hoc peer-to-peer network. A small packet is identified to a receiver within a control channel so that its lower power can be considered in an interference management protocol implemented among local peer devices. In a traffic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016272 - Methods for sending small packets in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network: An improved mechanism is provided that facilitates transmission of small packets within an ad hoc peer-to-peer network. A small packet is identified to a receiver within a control channel so that its lower power can be considered in an interference management protocol implemented among local peer devices. In a traffic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016270 - Mip/pmip concatenation when overlapping address space are used: Systems, methodologies, and devices are described that enable communication devices, such as mobile devices, to efficiently connect and communicate with public data networks (PDNs) even if overlapping Internet protocol address spaces exist in the PDNs. The subject innovation can employ virtual home agents (v-HAs) that can respectively serve PDNs. To... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016264 - Packet transfer method in communication network system and packet processing method in communication device constituting the system: There is disclosed a technology in which a packet to be sent to a mobile terminal (an MN), distributed from a correspondent node (a CN), can surely reach the MN even in a situation in which the MN is moving. According to the technology, identification information of a plurality of... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090016265 - Radio communication system, mobile station, and radio base station: A radio communication system of an HARQ method that makes an HARQ transmission interval of subpackets appropriate and reduces data transmission delay resulting from subpacket retransmission. In the radio communication system in which a packet is transmitted and receives with the HARQ method between a base station and multiple radio... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090016262 - Technique for low-overhead network state dissemination for management of mobile ad-hoc networks: Aspects of the disclosure can provide an ad-hoc network having a clusterhead node and a plurality of nodes associated with the clusterhead, at least one of the plurality of nodes is a remote node and at least one is an intermediate node, the remote node can indirectly communicate with the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090016263 - Wireless base station and terminal equipment: A terminal equipment 12 includes an interference cancellation capability information data maintaining section 20 that maintains interference cancellation capability information data indicating the interference cancellation capability of the terminal equipment 12 and signals the interference cancellation capability information data to a wireless base station 1. The wireless base station 1... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090016284 - Apparatus and method of generating and maintaining orthogonal connection identifications (cids) for wireless networks: A first device is configured to select and utilize a connection identifier (CID) for a peer-to-peer communication connection between the first device and a second device in a wireless communications network. The CID is selected from a predetermined set of a plurality of CIDs. Prior to selecting the connection identifier,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016286 - Architecture for multiple mih users: Currently, the I.E.E.E. 802.21 specification allows multiple MIH (Media-Independent Handover) Users in a single MIH Function. However, the specification is not clear about how multiple MIH Users are supported by a single MIHF (MIH Function) under a constraint in which if there is only one MIH User is allowed to... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20090016291 - Base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, and method of assigning subscarriers: A base station assigns a subcarrier for downlink communications under Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access. Before downlink communications with a mobile station, based on carrier sensing by the mobile station, the base station detects information concerning an available subcarrier from downlink signals using a modulating unit. The information concerning the... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090016278 - Base station, mobile communication terminal equipment, and primary cell determination method: A base station receives a signal transmitted from a mobile station, estimates the state of the radio uplink, and receives state information indicating the state of the radio downlink measured by the mobile station. When the uplink quality and the downlink quality satisfy scheduling grant conditions set up in advance,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090016276 - Channel allocation method for asynchronous mobile communication system: Disclosed is a channel allocation method for asynchronous mobile communication system for mapping a call between channels equally. The method converts at least a mobile phone connected to a channel having a high loading dose and then connects the mobile phone to a channel having a low loading dose, in... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090016294 - Communication system, mobile terminal, information terminal, communication method, and program: [PROBLEMS] To provide a communication system capable of switching between a terminal for making a call via a mobile telephone network and a terminal for making a call via the Internet without a bothersome operation. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A mobile terminal ((A) 1-1) is connected to the router (3)... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090016282 - Data transmission: In a mobile or cellular telecommunications network a single tunnel between nodes 7, 11, 15 and 19 of the network is established to transmit data on a plurality of bearers. Each bearer transmits data relating to a particular service. The respective bearers may be identified by identification data. The identification... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090016292 - Load balancing network access requests: A method of load balancing network access requests comprises receiving a network access request from a serving node linked to a radio access network. The network access request identifies a mobile node receiving wireless service from the radio access network and identifies a data network to which the mobile node... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090016275 - Method and apparatus for downlink multi-channel packet combined scheduling in mobile communication system: The present invention sets forth a method for performing packet combined scheduling of dedicated transport channels for packet services in UMTS downlinks, comprising the following steps: a) prior to each DCH scheduling period, performing pre-selection processing of a transport format combination of each DPCH according to the predetermined restriction conditions... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090016283 - Method and system for sharing reverse channel in trunk communication system: A method for sharing reverse channel in trunk communication system includes: step A, establishing a forward channel and one or more in a group: step B, mobile stations in idle state determine a sharing reverse channel that can be used based on information of the sharing reverse channel; step C,... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090016293 - Method for sensing spectrum and arranging quiet period in cognitive radio system, customer premise equipment, base station and superframe structure using the same: Provided are methods of spectrum sensing and assigning quiet periods in a cognitive radio system in order to increase the reliability of detection regarding whether an incumbent user appears in his/her frequency channel, customer premises equipment (CPE), a base station, and the structure of a super frame for performing the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090016285 - Methods and apparatus for channel estimation and rate feedback in a peer to peer network: Methods and apparatus for performing channel estimation and reporting back channel information or other information such as a suggested traffic transmission rate are described. A signal including a pilot signal of interest is received. Portions of the signal corresponding to the pilot signal are analyzed to determine if any of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016287 - Methods for sending small packets in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network: An improved mechanism is provided that facilitates transmission of small packets within an ad hoc peer-to-peer network. A small packet is identified to a receiver within a control channel so that its lower power can be considered in an interference management protocol implemented among local peer devices. In a traffic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016288 - Methods for sending small packets in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network: An improved mechanism is provided that facilitates transmission of small packets within an ad hoc peer-to-peer network. A small packet is identified to a receiver within a control channel so that its lower power can be considered in an interference management protocol implemented among local peer devices. In a traffic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016289 - Methods for sending small packets in a peer-to-peer (p2p) network: An improved mechanism is provided that facilitates transmission of small packets within an ad hoc peer-to-peer network. A small packet is identified to a receiver within a control channel so that its lower power can be considered in an interference management protocol implemented among local peer devices. In a traffic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016277 - Mobile communication system, packet transfer device, and path re-establishing method: Disclosed is a technique for providing a mobile communication access system, etc., that can eliminate a useless consumption of resources due to route redundancy, reduce a load on the LSR processing, such as the setup of an LSP, avoid an increase in the length of a signal route, suppress a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090016290 - Resource allocation in wireless multi-hop relay networks: Technologies that, among other things, provide resource allocation in multi-hop wireless networks with relay stations and can be used to supply information to link data packets with a respective resource allocation.... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20090016279 - Systems and methods for providing time and location dependent bandwidth in wireless networks: Systems and methods are described for allocating bandwidth in a wireless network. Entry of subscriber equipment into a wireless network is detected at a base station which typically provides information used to determine geographic location of the subscriber equipment. Based on the determined location, a level of service is selected... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090016281 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication system: A wireless communication device configured to perform communication with another wireless communication device which exists outside the wireless communication range by performing communication through a path via a neighboring wireless communication device includes: a communication control unit configured to compute the number of links until a signal from the other... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090016280 - Wireless network enhancements: Apparatus are provided, which include a wireless transmit interface and a wireless receive interface. A payload receive processor is provided to identify a receive overhead portion from received data received via the receive interface, and it is configured to retrieve payload data in relation to the receive overhead portion in... Agent: Prass LLP
20090016295 - Control channel design to support one-to-one, many-to-one, and one-to-many peer-to-peer communications: A protocol is provided that facilitates downlink concurrent peer-to-peer communications (within a time slot or traffic slot) between one device and many terminals as well as uplink concurrent peer-to-peer communications (within a time slot or traffic slot) between a plurality of terminals and one device. The concurrent peer-to-peer communications may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016298 - Communication handover method and communication message processing method: A technique is disclosed whereby a mobile communication apparatus (MN) having a plurality of interfaces (IFs) performs fast handovers (FMIP) and changes a packet transfer destination using its own multiple IFs, so that packet transmission/reception using an appropriate IF for the MN is enabled. According to this technique, an MN... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090016297 - Hard handover protocol to achieve early mac readiness: A technique to reduce the service disruption time of a mobile station (MS) when the MS performs a hard handover (HHO) is provided. An MS receives MAC context information that is necessary to connect to the target base station (BS) through the serving BS during the HHO preparation time instead... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090016300 - Method and apparatus for fast inter-system handover: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate inter-system handover in a wireless communication system. Various aspects described herein provide for handover techniques that enable a target system to be prepared by a mobile device via a source system in order to minimize specific changes required to source system and/or target... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016303 - Method for performing softer handover in a broadband wireless communication system: Disclosed is a method of performing softer handover in a broadband wireless communication system. The method includes granting identification numbers to neighbor antennas around a mobile station currently performing communication, and transmitting a neighbor base station advertisement message including the identification numbers of the neighbor antennas, receiving a handover request... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090016302 - Optimized mobility management procedures using pre-registration tunneling procedures: A method and apparatus for optimizing mobility management procedures comprises establishing a tunnel between a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and a target system core network (CN). The WTRU is handed over from a source system CN system to the target system CN.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090016301 - Packet data convergence protocol operations: The application discloses techniques for determining where to locate and how to fit the duplicate detection functionality within the PDCP architecture as well as determining when to activate or deactivate various PDCP functions, such as the PDCP reordering function. These mechanisms can be implemented in wireless devices such as a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090016296 - Power optimized station connection manager in ieee 802.11 type stations: A method of managing a mobile station (e.g., IEEE 802.11 station) having a serving BSS, uses a station connection manger and initially maintains a default idle stable state with minimum power to receive incoming calls. While idle, the station periodically polls and scans a detected BSS (Access Point) to detect... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090016299 - Wireless system, base station and mobile station: Disclosed herewith is a wireless system capable of reducing packet sending delay occurrence and packet sending delay jittering at the time of hand-over processing executed therein. In the wireless system, upon estimating occurrence of a hand-over event, a subject mobile station and its base station extend the packet buffering period... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090016304 - Method for control of a connection exchange between network access devices: A method in a user terminal controls f a connection exchange between network access devices in a connection layer, whereby at least one quality parameter is determined on the basis of signal transmissions of a current provider network access device on a physical layer. Depending on the at least one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090016305 - Method for avoiding and overcoming indirect collision in beacon-mode wireless sensor network: There is provided to a method for avoiding indirect collision of beacon, including: collecting beacon information of neighboring nodes and allocating a time slot based on the collected beacon information; transmitting information on the allocated time slot to the neighboring nodes depending on time slots of the neighboring nodes; and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090016308 - Antenna in cargo container monitoring and security system: An antenna system for a container monitoring system includes: a short range wireless communications device associated with each container, each short range wireless communications device including a transmitter element and a complementary receiver element; at least one long range communications device communications device associated with each container; a global positioning... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20090016307 - Information communication terminal, radio communication apparatus, radio communication network system and program product capable of performing communication corresponding to purpose: An information communication terminal can transmit data of a plurality of attributes over a radio communication network. The information communication terminal transmits the data to the radio communication network, stores information correlating a network address of the radio communication network with the attribute of the data, extracts the attribute of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090016306 - Method and system for an efficient tim element supporting multiple bsses in a wireless lan: Aspects of a system for an efficient traffic indication map (TIM) element supporting multiple basic service sets (BSSes) in a wireless LAN may include an access point (AP) the enables generation of a traffic indication virtual bitmap based on the presence of stored data pending transmission to one or more... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090016309 - Apparatus and method for ultra wide band communication based on multi-coded bi-orthogonal pulse position modulation: Provided is a communication system for ultra wide band impulse communication, and more particularly, to a communication apparatus and method that can be used in a sensor network or a low-rate wireless personal area network. To be more specific, the present research suggests a transmitter employing multi-coded bi-orthogonal pulse position... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090016311 - Methods and apparatus for supporting group communications with data re-transmission support: Methods and apparatus related to group communications in a wireless communications system, e.g., a peer to peer wireless communications system, are described. Methods and apparatus directed to closed groups, e.g., where the number of group members are fixed at a given time and known to one or more members of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016310 - Optimized usage of access technology in a multi-mode architecture: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to optimized usage of access technology in a multi-mode architecture. By optimizing usage of access technology in a multi-mode architecture, the handset can utilize the most effective access technology for the application or it can utilize multiple access technologies for multiple applications.... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20090016312 - Method and system for selecting antennas adaptively in ofdma networks: A method selects antennas in an OFDMA network. A channel state of a downlink is measured using a downlink subframe received in a mobile station from a base station. A channel state of an uplink is measured using an uplink subframe received in the base station from the mobile station.... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090016315 - Apparatus and method of generating and maintaining non-orthogonal connection identifications (cids) for wireless peer-to-peer networks: Apparatus and method are provided for generating transmission connection identifiers (CIDs) in a non-orthogonal or pseudo-random manner identifying peer-to-peer connections in a wireless communication network. When a transmitter terminal intends to transmit to its peer receiver terminal, it just picks a transmission CID in a pseudo-random manner, without trying to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016313 - Method and apparatus for switching a communication channel: Method and apparatus for switching a communication channel is described. In some embodiments, a station may suspend communicating directly with another station on a first communication channel without passing communication packets through an access point, in response to a decision of communicating directly with the another station on a second... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090016314 - Method for transmitting and receiving data using beacon scheduling in wireless sensor network: A method for generating a superframe structure by using a beacon scheduling within a wireless sensor network and transmitting data based on the generated superframe structure includes: defining, by each of a plurality of data transceivers in the network, a relation with data transceivers located in their vicinity; assigning a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090016316 - Subscriber station, time division multiplexing system and transmission timing control method suitable for wireless communication in synchronous ptomp scheme: A transmitter transmits a ranging request message to a BS. A receiver receives response information in response to the ranging request message transmitted by the transmitter. A controller transmits the ranging request message from the transmitter at a transmission timing which has been previously set. Subsequently, if the receiver has... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090016317 - Methods and apparatus for supporting group communications utilizing device identifiers: Methods and apparatus related to group communications in a wireless communications system, e.g., a peer to peer wireless communications system, are described. Methods and apparatus directed to closed groups, e.g., where the number of group members are fixed at a given time and known to one or more members of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016318 - Synchronized uwb piconets for sop (simultaneously operating piconet) performance: Synchronized UWB piconets for SOP (Simultaneously Operating Piconet) performance. A common backbone (either wired or wireless) is employed that provides a common CLK (clock signal) to all of the various PNCs (piconet coordinators) of various piconets that may operate within a sufficiently close region such that interference could undesirably occur.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090016319 - Wireless communication method and device: In a commutation system, a data packet is transmitted and received by radio among radio communication apparatuses. In the communication system, the data packet is started to be transmitted on a transmission right acquired on contention type access control in response to a transmission request for the data packet. It... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090016320 - Synchronization of a peer-to-peer communication network: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communications network, timing synchronization can be facilitated between two or more nodes based on respective timing adjustments. A sequence of timing synchronization time intervals can be determined based on a first timing reference received from a source. A symbol timing can be determined and included... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016321 - Synchronization of a peer-to-peer communication network: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communications network, timing synchronization can be facilitated between nodes as a function of a received timing of nearby nodes, as well as a network timing. A first timing reference can be used to determine a symbol timing. A second signal that includes a second timing... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016322 - Selecting transport addresses to route streams between endpoints: Selecting a transport address for a call session between a first endpoint of a first region and a second endpoint of a second region includes determining that the call session is being initiated. A relationship between the first region and the second region is determined. One or more transport addresses... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090016326 - Managed private network system: A managed private network (“MPN”) system for interconnecting enterprise entities to subscriber entities. The MPN system uses the ATM protocol and segregates data for an enterprise on to virtual connections dedicated to the enterprise. Each enterprise may have a single connection to the MPN system. The MPN system may forward... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090016329 - Managing a system between a telecommunications system and a server: A call is managed between a network and a telecommunications system (10) including a gateway (13), one or more interface devices (14-16) each of which can be connected to the gateway, and one or more sensors (17A, 17B) of information relating to the respective environments of the interface devices. The... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090016324 - Method and gateway for connecting ip communication entities via a residential gateway: The invention concerns a method for connection to IP communication entities (Ex,pu, Ey,pu) via a residential gateway (PZ). It consists in registering (A) the public identity (pu) of each connected terminal associated with the network address (z) of the residential gateway, so that any message should be addressed to said... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090016328 - Method for scheduling voip traffic flows: The present invention relates to a method for scheduling a data transmission to a user equipment in a communication system comprising at least one radio network controller (RNC) governing a number of base stations, wherein the communication system supports data transmission from a base station to an user equipment on... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090016325 - Multimode customer premises gateway providing access to internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) services and non-ims service: A multimode customer premises gateway supports multiple different types of telecommunications signaling protocols to allow different types of user devices to connect to the gateway and access both Internet Protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS), and non-IMS services. The gateway includes a connection manager configured to provide a non-IMS user device connected... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090016330 - Provision of packet-based services via circuit-switched access: The present invention proposes a solution for providing IMS services and in particular mid-call services to users having circuit-switched controlled terminals and being not adapted to provide IMS services to the users. In particular, it is proposed to introduce a new node type called Mobile Access Gateway Control Function (MAGCF).... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090016323 - System, method, and apparatus for maintaining call state information for real-time call sessions: A method for facilitating communication sessions includes establishing a communication session between a first endpoint and a second endpoint, sending a hibernation message from the first endpoint, and receiving the hibernation message by the second endpoint. The method further includes storing, by the first and second endpoint, session state information... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090016327 - Technique for communicating information over a broadband communications network: A system and method for enabling communications to be transmitted between at least two associated counterpart devices at different locations, e.g., at work and home. One or more communications devices having a first identification code applicable to a first communications network are associated with one or more counterpart devices having... Agent: Roberts, Mardula & Wertheim, LLC
20090016331 - Path diversity index for use in route selection: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device information on paths to a destination node, determining a number of common nodes or links between at least two of the paths, calculating a path diversity index based on the number of common nodes or links, and selecting a... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20090016332 - Parallel computer system: To exchange data between adjacent nodes at high speed while using an existing network including a fat tree and a multistage crossbar switch. This invention provides a parallel computer system including: a plurality of nodes each of which includes a processor and a communication unit; a switch for connecting the... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090016339 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for relaying messages: A call-forwarding destination judging unit included in an SIP proxy estimates whether call forwarding will be required, based on the type of an SIP message. When it has been estimated that call forwarding will be required, the call-forwarding destination judging unit also estimates the destination of the call forwarding. With... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090016343 - Communication system, router, method of communication, method of routing, and computer program product: A communication system includes a server and a router which are both connected to a first network. The server grants to a response packet destined for an anycast address sent from a communication apparatus connected to a second network, anycast address option information indicating that an anycast address of a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090016333 - Content-based adaptive jitter handling: A packet communication device is disclosed. The packet communication device may include a detector configured to detect a characterized content in incoming packets received by the packet communication device. The packet communication device may further include a play-out control configured to perform an adjustment of the incoming packets to produce... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090016342 - Data transmission method, data transmission apparatus, data reception apparatus, and packet data structure: A data transmission apparatus for sequentially transmitting data in units of packets each containing transmission data to the receiving end, comprises: a reception unit for receiving the transmission data as an input signal; a packet formation unit for receiving the transmission data received, and forming an uncompressed packet in which... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090016338 - Electronic device and method of communication resource allocation: An electronic device is provided comprising an interconnect means (N, sw0-sw2) for connecting a plurality of modules (IP); and at least one network interface (NI) for coupling at least one of the plurality of modules (IP) to the interconnect means (N; sw0-sw2) and for packetizing data from the modules (IP)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090016341 - Label assigning method, label replacing method and label switching router: A label assigning method for use when a label being used in a unicast Label Switched Path (LSP) between an upstream Label Switching Router (LSR) and a downstream LSR is to be used in a multicast LSP between the upstream LSR and the downstream LSR. The assignment method includes the... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090016344 - Method and apparatus for controlling bearers of service data flows: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for controlling bearers of service data flows, including acquiring a service data flow convergence of service data flows, determining whether the service data flow convergence is able to be multiplexed to an established bearer, and carrying the service data flow... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090016335 - Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating determination of network path metrics: Methods, apparatuses and systems relating to the control and application of policies for routing data over a computer network, such as the Internet. Some implementations of the invention facilitate the configuration, deployment and/or maintenance of network routing policies. Some implementations of the invention are particularly useful for controlling the routing... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090016336 - Packet processing: Network devices and methods are provided for packet processing. One method includes using logic embedded in an application specific integrated circuit on a network device to dynamically adjust an access control list. According to the method, the access control list is adjusted in response to information received from a checking... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016334 - Secured transmission with low overhead: The present invention relates to a method, tunnel protocol layer, and network device for securing a data packet on a network link. A security layer is provided in the tunneling protocol layer of the wireless network, and a secured data packet is generated by adding to the data packet a... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090016340 - System with distributed analogue resources: The present disclosure relates to a system comprising at least a first and a second essentially analogue portion and an essentially digital portion, the analogue portions forming a part of a unidirectional circular network. First communication means is provided between the digital portion and the first analogue portion. Second communication... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20090016337 - Tunnel configuration: A network, network devices, and methods are described for packet processing. A method includes using logic on a first network device to select a checking functionality based on a number of criteria. The method uses logic on the first network device to select the checking functionality from a list of... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016346 - Apparatus, system and method for reliable, fast, and scalable meultcast message delivery in service overlay networks: A method to organize nodes into an overlay network and to disseminate multicast messages within this overlay both through an efficient tree embedded in the overlay and through gossips exchanged between overlay neighbors. Regardless of the size of the system, this invention incurs a constant low overhead on each node.... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty
20090016347 - Applying multicast protocols and vpn tunneling techniques to achieve high quality of service for real time media transport across ip networks: As prior art systems fail to produce end-to-end transport and routing mechanisms capable of secure, accurate, and timely delivery of real-time media, the present invention prescribes the method and process to facilitate server-less, IP based sessions across all of public and private network infrastructure without regard for network hardware or... Agent: Virtual Legal, P.C. Michael A. Kerr
20090016345 - Multicast routing method and apparatus for routing multicast packet: A communications apparatus for converting an IPv4 multicast packet transmit from an IPv4 terminal into an IPv6 multicast packet and transmitting the converted IPv6 multicast packet to one of a plurality of IPv6 networks. The communications apparatus has information indicating to which IPv6 network the IPv4 multicast packet to undergo... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090016351 - Error resilient protocol data unit boundary detection: The present invention provides systems and methods for boundary detection of protocol data units in a communication system. A protocol entity such as a header check sequence (HCS) validation circuit is used to compute header check sequences of protocol data units in a packet burst. If a given HCS is... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090016349 - Host device interface with a point of deployment (pod) and a method of processing broadcast data: A host device interfacing with a point of deployment (POD) and a method of processing broadcast data are disclosed. Herein, an Internet Protocol (IP) physical interface unit receives an Ethernet frame including broadcast data; and a routing engine transforms the Ethernet frame to an IP packet when a destination address... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090016350 - Packet transmission method and device: In a packet transmission method and device, when a received packet is written in a packet buffer, an address of the packet buffer is stored as a read address for each destination corresponding to a physical port and storing information of the received packet. The read address of a destination... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090016348 - Quality of service with control flow packet filtering: A system is provided comprising a fabric coupling together a plurality of computing devices, wherein the fabric transfers a stream of packets between the computing devices. Each computing device comprises a Quality of Service (“QOS”) filter that monitors incoming packets to filter out packets of a maintenance type and permit... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090016352 - Multiplexing method and apparatus thereof for data switching: A multiplexing method for data switching is disclosed. In the method, a continuous data is received, and the continuous data includes a plurality of super frames, and each super frame includes a plurality of frames. These super frames are divided into a set of even super frames and a set... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090016353 - Coding methods of communicating identifiers in peer discovery in a peer-to-peer network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate identifying peers based upon encoded signals during peer discovery in a peer to peer network. For example, direct signaling that partitions a time-frequency resource into a number of segments can be utilized to communicate an identifier within a peer discovery interval; thus, a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016355 - Communication network initialization using graph isomorphism: A communication system, such as a computer system, with a plurality of processing nodes coupled by communication links stores a database of abstract topologies that provides a node adjacency matrix and abstract routing between nodes. A breadth-first discovery of the actual communication fabric is performed starting from an arbitrary root... Agent: Zagorin O'brien Graham LLP
20090016356 - Method of operating a network: An Internet Protocol router device (10) for use in a data network comprising a plurality of nodes (10, 20, 30), wherein packets of data are sent from one node in the network to another on a hop by hop basis. The router includes: a data store (14) for storing a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090016354 - Information processing apparatus and information processing system: A compact, energy-saving and dynamic reconfigurable information processing apparatus achieving high-performance server services for application layers such as databases. Multiple PE matrices are formed in the dynamic reconfigurable processor of an apparatus containing that DRP. A scheduling unit is mounted in the packet I/O for deciding which PE matrix will... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090016358 - Method for transmitting data in virtual wan and system thereof: A system for transmitting data in a virtual WAN comprises a plurality of routers, and each router comprises at least one connection port, a network status receiver and a redirection-processing unit. The network status receiver is configured to obtain bandwidth utilization information of other routers through the connection port. The... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090016357 - Separate secure networks over a non-secure network: Systems and methods for creating and operating separate secure networks over a non-secure network are described herein. Some illustrative embodiments include a system that includes a router with one or more ports and control logic coupled to the one or more ports (the control logic capable of establishing a plurality... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20090016359 - System and method for processing high definition video data to be transmitted over a wireless medium: A system and method for processing high definition video data to be transmitted over a wireless medium is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes i) at least one convolutional encoder configured to input a plurality of video data streams and output a plurality of encoded data streams, each of... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP
20090016360 - Storage media storing a network relay control program, apparatus, and method: A judging unit in a network relay apparatus for communicating between first and second networks determines whether a first address in the first network and a second address in the second network overlap. If so, a determining unit finds a third address range and a fourth address range to avoid... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090016361 - System and method for establishing communications between packet-switched networks: A system and method for establishing communications between packet-switched networks is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller element to transmit a packet along a logical tunnel established through an Internet Service Provider (ISP) network. The packet... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090016362 - Fast path packet destination mechanism for network mobility via secure pki channel: Disclosed is a method for reducing routing overheads during data transmission to a destination mobile router of a plurality of mobile routers roaming in a network. The method comprises registering by top level mobile routers with a central authority server, sending data packets by a corresponding node of the network... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090016365 - Intra-domain and inter-domain bridging over mpls using mac distribution via border gateway protocol: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a first autonomous system border router (ASBR) of a first autonomous system (AS), a first plurality of provider-provisioned media access control (B-MAC) addresses via Interior Border Gateway Protocol (I-BGP). Each of first plurality of B-MAC addresses is associated with a provider edge... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak
20090016363 - Methods and apparatus for selecting and/or using a communications band for peer to peer signaling: Methods and apparatus for supporting peer to peer communications are described. A plurality of wide area network communications bands in a wireless communications system are also available for use to communicate peer to peer signals. At different times it may be advantageous for a mobile peer to peer communications device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016366 - Packet transfer apparatus and packet transfer method: Disclosed herewith is a packet transfer apparatus that carries out 1+1 protection switching for traffics to be received variably in both length and cycle. The apparatus enables flows to be multiplexed and the link usage efficiency to be improved without generating any buffer overflow errors. The data transfer apparatus, upon... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090016364 - Proxy mobility optimization: Systems and methods are described which provide communication between a correspondent node and a mobile node including receiving a home prefix of the mobile node and a list of correspondent nodes by a mobile access gateway having an access link with the mobile node and submitting proxy binding update messages... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090016367 - System and method for communication between a plurality of networks: A communication system for communication between a plurality of networks through a NAPT (Network Address Port Translation) device has communication terminals provided in a local network and a global network, a main device for managing communication information of the communication terminals, and a table provided in the main device for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090016368 - System and method for obtaining localized information through a structured overlay network: A method of obtaining and using configuration information for communication devices in a P2P overlay for optimizing decision making based on locality is provided. An alpha-numeric hierarchical look-up procedure is provided that includes a general-to-specific search of a query having a result mapping of a location and purpose of the... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm, Inc.
20090016369 - Accessing data processing systems behind a nat enabled network: A method, system, and program for accessing data processing systems behind a NAT enabled network are provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a NAT data processing system is located behind a NAT enabled network with a NAT device as a gateway to the NAT enabled network. A... Agent: Ibm Corp (ap) C/o Amy Pattillo
20090016370 - Creating a telecommunications channel from multiple channels that have differing signal-quality guarantees: A technique is disclosed that enables the adaptive pooling of M transmission paths that offer a first signal-quality guarantee, or no guarantee at all, with N transmission paths that offer a second signal-quality guarantee. Through this adaptive pooling, a telecommunications channel is created that meets the quality of service or... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090016371 - Method for constructing frame structures: A method of constructing a frame structure for data transmission, the method comprising generating a first section comprising data configured in a first format compatible with a first communication system, generating a second section following the first section, the second section comprising data configured in a second format compatible with... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090016372 - Signaling and training for antenna selection in ofdma networks: A method selects antennas in an OFDMA wireless network including a base station and a mobile station. The mobile station measures a channel state of a downlink in a downlink subframe using different subsets of available antennas, and selects a subset of receive antennas for downlink reception based on the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090016374 - Asynchronous coexistence arbitration: A method for interpreting timing information at a communication support entity operable to communicate wirelessly, includes the steps of: at a first time at the communication support entity, receiving an indicator of a predetermined form over a link from another communication support entity; receiving over the link data representing one... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP
20090016373 - Device and method for selecting time slots based on resource use state: A time slot selection device is provided that can consider resource use states on its own and allocate time slots. The time slot selection device performs time slot allocation, based on data link identifiers that identify a group of data links specified by a path setup request, a time slot... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090016375 - Method and module for constructing a frame structure in communication systems: A module constructs a frame for communication in a communication system that supports a new standard and a legacy standard, the new standard being backward compatible with the legacy standard. The module comprises a first frame generator configured to generate a first portion of the frame, the first portion of... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090016376 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method and program: A wireless communication apparatus includes a sender identity evaluating portion that evaluates whether a sender of consecutively received packets is the same, and a physical layer control portion that controls a physical layer using an evaluation result if the sender identity evaluating portion evaluates that a sender of consecutively received... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090016378 - Packet transfer apparatus: A packet transfer apparatus connects two networks of different protocols. The packet transfer apparatus, connected to a first communication network and a second communication network, performs the steps of: storing first destination correspondence information; receiving a packet of the first communication protocol; based on the first destination correspondence information, determining... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090016377 - Real time composition of services: Real-time service composition is provided by a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) transport binding for Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) messages. A SOAPAction header and SOAP envelope can be included in a SIP message to identify a requested service. The SIP message recipient can parse out the SOAP envelope and forward... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090016379 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and communication system: A physical frame is constructed, the physical frame including a medium access control super-frame payload which in turn includes a plurality of medium access control frames. With respect to the constructed physical frame, virtual carrier sense information is set in the plurality of medium access control frame so that a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090016380 - Methods and apparatus for rf channel switching in a multi-frequency network: Methods and apparatus for RF channel switching in a multi-frequency network. In an aspect, a method includes identifying a multiplex set that comprises one or more content flows, wherein the multiplex set is one of a vertical multiplex (VM) set and a unified multiplex (UM) set, generating an overhead message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090016381 - Strategy to verify asynchronous links across chips: Various embodiments of the invention provide a frequency shifter to vary the frequency of data transmitted over time, such as to increase and decrease the frequency of test data transmitted over time to verify a digital communication device's ability to receive data having various frequencies within a specific parameter range.... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090016382 - Strategy to verify asynchronous links across chips: Broadcasting of high-speed applications over a serial multi-drop communication network is achieved by time-division multiplexing the high-speed applications to produce a data stream, framing the data stream into frames having a header of a size lower than 32 bits and a parity bit, transmitting the frames with pre-emphasis over the... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090016383 - Network relay system and control method thereof: The network relay device of the invention carries out data transmission to and from an opposite device to relay data in a network. The network relay device includes: multiple ports connecting with corresponding multiple ports of the opposite device via multiple links; and a link aggregation control module that aggregates... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090016384 - Method and apparatus for distributing synchronization status messages over a resilient packet ring (rpr): Packets used for distributing timing information over a Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) are generated by encoding Synchronization Status Messaging (SSM) messages into IEEE 802.3ah OAM packets (or any other OAM packets, such as those defined in ITU Y.1731). Information indicating the direction that each message is to be transmitted around... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.01/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090010149 - Virtual multi-antenna method for ofdm system and ofdm-based cellular system: Provided are a virtual multi-antenna method for an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system and an OFDM-based cellular system. The virtual multi-antenna method includes grouping sub-carriers in a frequency domain of an OFDM symbol and generating at least one group including G sub-carriers; and regarding the G sub-carriers included in... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090010150 - Apparatus for band limiting in sc-fdma communications systems and method thereof: A method for band limiting in a Single Carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access (SC-FDMA) communications system comprises generating a SC-FDMA data symbol block and band-limiting the SC-FDMA data symbol block using a window (309). A transmitter in a SC-FDMA communications system comprises a SC-FDMA data symbol block generator which generates... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010152 - Interface system and methodology having scheduled connection responsive to common time reference: An input interface system for mapping data packets, each comprising a header portion and a payload portion, from at least one source to at least one destination. An interface method and system between asynchronous data packet flows and synchronized switching systems, which utilize a global common time reference. The synchronized... Agent: Sitrick & Sitrick
20090010151 - Method for providing dumps in a distributed environment of a telecommunication network: The invention proposes a method for providing dumps. The method is performed in a first functional entity of a distributed environment of a telecommunication network. The first functional entity may communicate with a second functional entity. During a call set-up procedure typically a unique identification is exchanged between the first... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090010153 - Fast remote failure notification: A method and system for failure notification at a remote node in communication with a local node are disclosed. The local node is configured for faster failure detection than the remote node. In one embodiment, the method includes establishing a failure monitoring session between the local node and the remote... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20090010154 - Protection scheme: A protection scheme for a metro optical network involves programming ingress nodes and egress nodes with a primary multicast label switched path (LSP) and a back-up LSP to provide one-to-one protection. The primary and back-up LSPs are configured prior to the occurrence of a network fault to allow the network... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090010156 - Method for changing service quality of a content adaptively: The present invention relates to a method for changing service quality of a content adaptively. In the present method, when allowance of access to a network is requested, whether transfer speed demanded by the request of access allowance can be provided is checked. If can not be provided, service quality... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010155 - Network communication control methods and systems: Network communication control methods and systems are provided. The length of a sub-time slice is determined according to a network bandwidth, and a transmission threshold of the sub-time slice is determined according to the length of the sub-time slice and the network bandwidth. At least one network transmission is performed... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090010157 - Flow control in a variable latency system: A device and method for packet flow control is described. The method may comprise, at a packet sender device, adding a flow control identifier to a packet and transmitting a packet with the packet flow control identifier to a packet receiver device over a data path. Thereafter, the packet receiver... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090010159 - End-to-end flow control in a network: A network node within a network includes a first receive buffer, first buffer management, a second receive buffer and second buffer management. The first buffer management performs link level credit based flow control for network packets that the first buffer management places in the first receive buffer. The second buffer... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090010160 - Fairness scheme method and apparatus for pause capable and pause incapable ports: A network device, which includes a port, a tag generation unit and a flow control module, is provided. The port, which is connected to a network entity, is configured to send and receive a data packet. The tag generation unit is configured to generate a tag based upon the network... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090010158 - Quasi rtp metrics for non-rtp media flows: In one embodiment, a router receives a real-time multimedia flow that comprises IP packets. The router then processes values included in the Identifier fields of the IP packets using resources similar to those used in the monitoring of RTP flows to identify metrics for the real-time multimedia flow. The metrics... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090010165 - Apparatus and method for limiting packet transmission rate in communication system: In a communication system, a token manager corresponding to a generated or arriving packet is determined, tokens corresponding to a target transmission rate limit are generated, and a corresponding packet is at least one of dropped and provided in consideration of the amount of the tokens created and the size... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090010162 - Flexible and hierarchical dynamic buffer allocation: In one embodiment, a method comprises the following steps: receiving a first set of inputs comprising a first plurality of entities and a first traffic behavior; determining a first region of a buffer corresponding to the first traffic behavior; assigning the first plurality of entities to the first region; determining... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20090010163 - Load balance server and method for balancing load of presence information: A load balance server has a first database for recording a list of identifiers of the presence servers, a second database for recording a subscription message receiving rate, an entry retrieval means for selecting a presence server that the subscription message receiving rate is lowest, in presence servers included in... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090010164 - Method and apparatus for assigning channels for a multi-radio wireless mesh network: A method and device for assigning channels for a multi-radio mesh network is disclosed. The network comprises multiple mesh routers. Each mesh router has multiple radios, wherein, between two mesh routers that are within each other's radios transmission ranges, there is a pair of unidirectional links attached to them whose... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090010167 - Method and system for controlling data flow: A method and system for controlling data flow are provided. The method includes: selecting optional reference data of a flow algorithm to generate configuration information; and performing traffic calculation based on the configuration information to determine hash distribution of the data flow to load balancing links. The flow algorithm is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090010161 - Method for ensuring service class of packet service and method of rate limitation: The present invention discloses a method for ensuring service classes of packet services, which includes limiting the rate of services with different service classes uploaded to a ringlet from an RPR station in accordance with the RPR physical packet lengths; monitoring, in real time, the rate of non-class A0 services... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090010166 - Service curve mapping: A method for configuring service curves for managing the output port of a networking device includes the following steps. A multitude of traffic classes is defined, each traffic class being characterized by a bandwidth and a delay priority. A multitude of traffic service curves is computed, each of the plurality... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew/riverbed
20090010168 - System and method for monitoring the volume of calls carried by a voice over internet protocol telephone system: A method and a system for controlling the load of calls carried by a voice over Internet protocol telephone system attempts to reduce or eliminate the overloading of individual trunk groups and/or destination gateways. The system obtains information relating to a plurality of calls in the system, and analyzes the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090010169 - Packet transfer apparatus and method for transmitting copy packet: A packet transfer apparatus includes a data analyzing unit, a memory control unit, and a control unit that holds a copy condition table and has a control information comparing unit. The data analyzing unit refers to a header of a received packet to analyze control information and transmits an analysis... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090010170 - Varying the position of test information in data units: Variable positioning of test information in data units is disclosed. A method of preparing data units with test information located in varying locations is disclosed. The test information includes a signature. A method of receiving data units having test information in varying locations is disclosed. Upon receipt, the test information... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20090010171 - Scaling bfd sessions for neighbors using physical / sub-interface relationships: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a physical port and a plurality of logical sub-interfaces under the physical port. The physical port and the logical sub-interfaces are configured as a Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) neighbor group. The physical port being configured to run BFD sessions to detect failures at a... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak
20090010172 - Message substitution response system: In a network including equipment noncompliant to the topology management protocol, a message substitution response system executing substitution response to a message discovered or topology search message in lieu of the noncompliant equipment is provided. The substitution response module generation unit 22 generates a substitution response module which responds to... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090010173 - Apparatus and method for discontinuous reception in mobile telecommunication system: A communication apparatus and method for performing discontinuous reception in a mobile communication system is provided. The communication apparatus continues to turn on a receiver during a reception-on (Rx-on) period associated with persistent resource allocation to receives a packet, and receives a retransmission packet transmitted through the persistent resources at... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090010174 - Method and device for exchanging diagnostic data for the simulation of aircraft computer networks: The object of the invention is a method and a device for exchanging diagnostic data for simulation of computer networks of aircraft. Diagnostic data exchange is achieved in a network between a network node and a diagnostic terminal connected to the network. The network node is capable of receiving simulation... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090010175 - Method and system for providing automatic disabling of network debugging: An approach is provided for automatic disabling of network debugging. A debugging command is received for initiating debugging of a router that includes a processor configured to execute a debugging procedure. Utilization of the processor is monitored. A determination is made whether the utilization exceeds a utilization threshold. The debugging... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090010176 - Method for capacity evaluation in ofdm networks: A fast and simple method evaluates the capacity of OFDM-based radio networks using adaptive modulation and coding. From a mapping of SINR values to achievable data throughput, constant coefficients defining a linear function for the required channel activity of a single user are determined. Subsequently, linear equations for total uplink... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090010177 - System and method for scheduling digital information transmission and retransmission on a network during time slots: The present invention is a computer system for delivering digital information over a network. A request receiving process receives a request for transmitting digital information after a start time and before an end time. The digital information has a number of packets. A transmit time process determines the time required... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090010178 - Cordless mains powered form factor for mesh network router node: An apparatus comprising a cordless, mains powered mesh network router. The mains powered mesh network router includes a controller configured to initiate a first indication when the mains powered mesh network router is mounted to an electrical outlet, and initiate a second indication when the controller joins a mesh network.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090010181 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving the configuration mode of service carrier frequency time slots: The present invention discloses a method for transmitting the configuration mode of MBMS carrier frequency time slots, and a method for receiving the configuration mode of MBMS carrier frequency time slots. The present invention also discloses a RNC and a terminal. The present invention enables the terminal to ascertain the... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
20090010180 - Methods and apparatus for resource provisioning and planning in a communication network: Methods and apparatus for resource provisioning and planning in a communication network. In an aspect, a method includes generating resource entities that represent resource requirements of targeted services, wherein the resource entities are modeled from at least one of transport network (TN) dependent information and TN independent information, and determining... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010179 - Methods and apparatus supporting traffic signaling in peer to peer communications: Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. An active connection list is maintained by a wireless communications device supporting peer to peer communications. In various embodiments, the active connection identifier list being maintained is in addition to a list of discovered peers in the local... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010182 - Protection providing method and customer edge apparatus: The present invention provides a protection providing method in a network configuration having a customer edge apparatus redundantly connected to a first provider edge apparatus and a second provider edge apparatus for setting a primary provider edge apparatus and a secondary provider edge apparatus with the customer edge apparatus. The... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090010183 - Function configuration method of electronic apparatuses: A function configuration method according to the invention is cooperated with a master apparatus and a plurality of slave apparatuses. The function configuration method includes the steps of: assigning identification codes respectively to the slave apparatus by the master apparatus; transmitting the identification codes to the corresponding slave apparatuses through... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090010184 - Device and method for bidirectional communication: This application relates to an apparatus comprising at least one interface for connecting to a wireless network. Further the apparatus comprises an advertising unit configured to advertise the presence of the apparatus within the wireless network. The apparatus includes also a presenting unit configured to present at least one mobile... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090010185 - Peer to peer communications methods and apparatus providing for use of both wan uplink and downlink bands: Methods and apparatus for supporting peer to peer communications are described. A peer to peer communications device uses both wide area network (WAN) uplink and downlink communications air link resources for peer to peer signaling. During an uplink share mode of operation a peer to peer wireless terminal uses a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010186 - Methods and apparatus related to interference management when sharing downlink bandwidth between wide area network usage and peer to peer signaling: Methods and apparatus related to the sharing of wide area network (WAN) downlink bandwidth with peer to peer communication signaling usage are described. A WAN, e.g., cellular, wireless communications device using a base station attachment point, transmits a signal to be used by a peer to peer wireless communications device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010187 - System and method for an adaptive access point mode: A system an adaptive access point node includes (a) a switch disposed within a network, the network comprising at least one virtual local area network; (b) an anchor access point disposed in the at least one virtual local area network, the anchor access point connected to the switch via a... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20090010188 - Event-driven, power optimized, link adaptation algorithm: An event-driven, power-saving method of controlling link adaptation for wireless transmission in battery powered stations through selectively controlled PHY parameters uses a PHY parameter controller for selectively changing the PHY parameters. The number of retransmissions required per time unit (herein ReTXrate), and missing ACK numbers (e.g., more than two) are... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090010189 - Network with remaining battery life routing metric: A method includes providing a plurality of communicatively coupled sensor nodes including a destination node. A first selected path from an originating node to the destination node is determined from any plurality of possible paths based on a cost of the first selected path. The cost of any path is... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090010190 - Path selection and power management in mesh networks: A two-phased path selection process for wireless mesh networks that promotes stability and power management. If, during a first route discovery phase, a route cannot be found without waking up battery-powered nodes in a wireless mesh network, the source node will wake up battery-powered nodes in the mesh during a... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090010192 - Sink device: The invention discloses a sink device and a signal receiving method thereof, applicable to wireless local area network. The sink device receives a plurality of beacon signals, synchronizes the beacon output signal generated by itself with the operating clock of the source device according to the above-mentioned timing synchronization data.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090010191 - Systems and methods for indicating buffered data at an access point using an embedded traffic indication map: Stations in standby mode periodically wake up to check for buffered data at the access points. Traditionally, the information is available by checking the periodic beacon frame for a traffic indication map (TIM). Unfortunately, the length of beacons has steadily increased with the progression of the various wireless standards requiring... Agent: Conexant Systems , Inc.
20090010196 - Delivery of multicast and uni-cast services in an ofdma system: A method of operating a radio telecommunications network including, a plurality of base transceiver stations (BTSs) each transmitting on a respective transmission bandwidth, and one or more mobile terminals (MTs) each having a respective maximum reception bandwidth, defining a common multicast frequency band within the transmission bandwidth of at least... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090010195 - Efficient multicast service data provision in a mobile communication system: The invention relates to a method for efficiently setting up a bidirectional multicast service in a mobile communication system. The bidirectional service is provided to a user equipment located in a radio cell controlled by a control entity. For the downlink data of the bidirectional service a downlink multicast service... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010197 - Method and system for managing multiple aerials in a wireless system: A method and system for managing multiple aerials in a wireless system are described. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method, which includes the steps of obtaining a first unique ID of a first device within a coverage range, associating a first priority level to the... Agent: Gene I. Su
20090010194 - Radio measurement procedure in wireless communication system: There is provided a radio measurement procedure for station statistics measurements in wireless communication network. In the method, the requesting station transmits to a requested station a request message for triggered RSNA station statistics measurements including a group identity field which indicates the requested RSNA statistics group and a triggered... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010193 - System and method of multicasting multimedia streams: A method and system for multicasting a media stream in a telecommunications network. The system includes a broadcast user broadcasting a media stream. The broadcast user determines the destination addresses of each end user desiring to receive the media stream. The media stream is received by an IP router. Within... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090010198 - Shared harq feedback channels for virtual grouping in a wireless relay network: Various embodiments are disclosed, which may include transmitting a transmission schedule for a data burst to a plurality of relay stations in a wireless relay network. The transmission schedule may identify a data channel for transmission of the data burst and a corresponding shared negative acknowledgment feedback channel for transmission... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090010199 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus having a relay function comprises a memory to store an address of a first wireless communication apparatus connected to the wireless communication apparatus and having a relay function, and a transmitting unit configured to transmit a first relay frame addressed to the first wireless communication apparatus,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090010200 - System for creating an air-to-ground ip tunnel in an airborne wireless cellular network to differentiate individual passengers: The Aircraft Air-To-Ground IP Tunnel System provides wireless communication services to passengers located onboard an aircraft by storing data indicative of the individually identified passenger wireless devices located onboard the aircraft. The Aircraft Air-To-Ground IP Tunnel System assigns a single IP address to each Point-to-Point Protocol link connecting the aircraft... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP
20090010208 - Apparatus and method determining tbs: In a TBS (Transport Block Size) determination apparatus, a CQI (Channel Quality Indicator) value setting section sets a CQI value which is transmitted from a UE (User Equipment) which communicates based on a packet transmission standard HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access). A TBS acquiring section acquires a TBS by... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090010203 - Efficient addressing in wireless hart protocol: A method of providing a wireless extension to a wired protocol for transferring data to and from a field device operating in a process control environment via a wired connection, wherein the wired protocol and the wireless extension to the wired protocol have at least one protocol layer in common... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090010207 - Method and system to augment legacy telemetry systems and sensors: A method and system to extend the reach and improve the reliability of legacy telemetry systems. A first node transmits a plurality of data to a base station directly or by using a second node and a plurality of transmission nodes. A consolidation node collects transmissions of the plurality of... Agent: Rhonda L. Copley
20090010201 - Mobile communication access system, packet transfer device, and path re-establishing method: Disclosed is a technique for providing a mobile communication access system, etc., that can eliminate the useless consumption of resources due to route redundancy, reduce the load on the processing, such as the setup of an LSP, performed by an ingress LSR, avoid an increase in the length of a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010206 - Mobile ip home agent discovery: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate Mobile IP home agent (HA) discovery in a wireless communication system. Discovery of a HA for Mobile IP can be conducted as described herein for a mobile terminal located on a network wherein movement of the terminal is managed by a network-based mobility... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010209 - Notification equipment, terminal equipment, communication system and communication method: A notification equipment comprises a transmission data determination unit configured to determine whether transmission data to be transmitted to a terminal equipment is first transmission data or repeated transmission data, an instruction data generator configured to generate identification instruction data indicating that the transmission data is the first transmission data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090010205 - Priority-based scheduling and routing in a wireless network: A method of routing data in a mesh communication network including a plurality of network devices and operating in a process control environment, including assigning one of a plurality of priority levels associated with the communication network to a data packet, sending the data packet from a source network device... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090010204 - Support for network management and device communications in a wireless network: A method of efficiently operating a wireless communication network in a process control environment, such that the wireless communication network includes a plurality of field devices, includes defining a communication protocol for supporting wireless communications between pairs of the plurality of field devices, including providing a set of protocol commands,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090010202 - Wireless base station: A wireless base station for mobile stations, includes a queue distributor for distributing packets among queues for a real-time system service and queues for a non-real-time system service and storing the packets; a scheduler for performing control of transmission sequence of the packets based on the queues for the real-time... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090010210 - method of distributive reservation of a medium in a radio communications network: Method for reservation of a medium in a radio communication network for data transmission between stations (A-E) of the network comprising at least one station (A, B, E) operating according to a first protocol (DRP) and a second station (C, D) operating according to a second protocol (802.11), the method... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090010211 - Base station apparatus and resource assigning method: A base station apparatus that selects an optimum MCS level so as to improve system throughput. In this base station apparatus, a terminal rank detecting part (108) detects terminal rank information included in received data. An MCS table selecting part (109) selects, based on the rank of a communication terminal... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090010216 - Media-access-control protocol for a network employing multi-user wireless channels: A medium-access-control (MAC) scheduler, according to one embodiment of which a station of a wireless network evaluates data throughputs corresponding to three different transmission configurations for transmission of a packet over a first of that station's wireless links. The first and second of those transmission configurations have the packet encoded... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090010218 - Method and apparatus for reserving channel capacity: An approach is provided for reserving channel capacity. A device indicates non-use of a reservation of a resource of a frame corresponding to a channel access mechanism using a beacon transmission within a beacon period of the frame. Additionally, the device indicates that the reservation, in a data period of... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090010212 - Method and apparatus for sharing uplink state flag (usf) with multiple uplink temporary block flows (tbfs): A method and an apparatus are described for increasing the flexibility of uplink resource allocation for a mobile station (MS) (100), that is backwards compatible with earlier standards that provide only a single data flow per MS. The method includes steps of (A) associating an allocated uplink resource (an Uplink... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090010217 - Method for allocating at least one user data link to at leat one multiplex connection: The invention relates to a method for allocating at least one user data link to a multiplex connection provided between a first network element and a second network element. According to the method, the first network element generates a first signaling message and transmits the same to the second network... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090010215 - Method of allocating wireless resource for space division multiple access communication and wireless resource allocation system of enabling the method: A system for allocating a wireless resource for a Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA) communication is provided. The system for allocating the wireless resource for the SDMA communication includes: a channel state recognition unit to recognize a channel state of wireless channels generated among adjacent nodes including a source node,... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090010214 - Method of physical resource management in a wideband communication system: In a wideband communication system including a transmitter and a plurality of mobile terminals (MT) that have maximum reception bandwidths, respectively, a Shared Control Channel (SCCH) for each MT is mapped so that physical channel symbols from the corresponding Physical Shared Control Channels (PSCCH) are confined to a block of... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090010219 - Method of selection and signaling of downlink and uplink bandwidth in wireless networks: In a wireless mobile communications system, a method of receiving data or signaling on a channel from a cell having a plural of divisions of cell bandwidth. Utilizing one or more sub-bandwidths to receive data or a signaling from the cell, thereby optimizing data or signaling transmission efficiency.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010213 - Mobile station device, base station device, mobile station device operating frequency band mapping method, location management device, mobile station device location registration method, paging method, and program for executing the same and recording medi: In a method for mapping an operating frequency band of a mobile station device in a mobile communication system, an operating frequency band position at the time of idle mode of respective mobile station devices is arranged so as to be distributed throughout a unique frequency bandwidth of a base... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090010220 - Radio network controller and operation control method thereof: In order to obtain a Drift RNC capable of physically separating a C-plane and a T-plane from each other by defining a new signal between the C-plane and the T-plane, new signals 300 are defined and introduced between a C-plane 31 and a T-plane 32 in a Drift RNC 30.... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090010221 - Method of multiple-input-multiple-output wireless communication: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for selectively modulating a data frame of a signal using either a frequency-multiplexing modulation method or a spatial-multiplexing modulation method based on a predetermined criterion.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090010224 - Channel dependent credit accumulation for mobile handover: Channel dependent credit accumulation for determining a mobile handover is provided herein. In some aspects, a characteristic(s) of a source channel(s) serving a mobile device and of one or more target channels can be evaluated. Magnitudes of the evaluated characteristics can be utilized to generate handover credits associated with the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010223 - Communication management method and communication management device: The avoidance of congestion between a mobile node (MN) and an access router (AR), connected to each other through radio communication, is achieved by reducing the volume of information to be transmitted between the MN and the AR. In particular, for the purpose of realizing the reduction of the information... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010226 - Communication terminal, access point switching method, and access point switching control program: [Solving Means] A communication terminal includes: a reception environment information measuring unit for measuring information of reception environment around an access point; a transmission environment information measuring unit for measuring information of transmission environment around the access point; an access point search timing determining unit for determining a timing of... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090010225 - Methods and apparatus for rf handoff in a multi-frequency network: Methods and apparatus for RF handoff in a multi-frequency network. In an aspect, a method includes generating a content preserving handoff table that includes a current LOI and neighboring LOIs carrying at least the same wide and local content multiplexes as the current LOI, and determining that handoff conditions are... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010222 - Vowlan roaming controller with station pre-authentication: A method of triggering handoff of a mobile station to a candidate BSS, for VoWLAN communication, uses a roaming controller for monitoring link qualities of the serving and candidate BSS by selective/controlled fast scanning through RSSI screening at each packet reception. Using link qualities, a list of candidate BSSs for... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090010227 - Retransmission method for multiple antenna system: A packet retransmission method for use in a communication system transmitting a signal via at least two antennas is disclosed. The packet retransmission method includes the steps of: a) receiving a signal corresponding to a specific packet, and independently transmitting a signal via the at least two antennas corresponding to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010228 - Method for restraining cross-slot interference in slot cdma system: The present invention discloses a method for suppressing cross-slot interference in a time-slotted CDMA system. The method includes: determining, by a base station, positions of cross slots according to configuration information of local cell and configuration information of co-frequency adjacent cells, and performing multi-cell channel estimation on the cross slots... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090010229 - Token based radio resource management: The invention relates to a method of globally balancing the transmit power in a cellular radio system with tight reuse of frequencies, to a central controller node, and to an access point that in combination with conventional power control schemes balances the downlink transmission power on reused frequencies in order... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090010230 - Automatic wireless network linking method with security configuration and device thereof: An automatic wireless network linking method with a security configuration includes: providing an access point with a floating service set identifier and a shared key. The floating service set identifier has a prefix name. Next, a host system is provided to execute a setting and linking application to automatically scan... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090010237 - Communication method, communication system, mobile node and network node for notification about the proximity of a second wireless network via a first wireless network: For communications between several different types of wireless networks and a mobile node, technology to provide various services from a wireless network to the mobile node which is not covered by that network without exhaustion of the mobile node battery is disclosed. According to this technology, the mobile node sends... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010231 - Communications methods and apparatus related to synchronization with respect to a peer to peer timing structure: Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. A peer to peer timing structure is implemented which includes recurring peer discovery intervals and traffic intervals. Some embodiments further include recurring paging intervals for peer to peer pages. A wireless communications device, supporting peer to peer communications... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010232 - Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communications timing structure: Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. A peer to peer timing structure is implemented which includes a pattern of different types of time intervals including at least a peer discovery time interval and a traffic interval. A wireless communications device, supporting peer to peer... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010236 - Mobile communication control method, mobile terminal, and access router: A technology is disclosed that provides a mobile communication control method, a mobile terminal, and an access router that allow communication to be continued after a handover without newly establishing all protocol states from the beginning. The technology includes a step at which a mobile node 100 transmits a sustain... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010234 - Routing protocol for a network employing multi-user wireless channels: A routing protocol, according to one embodiment of which a first station of a wireless network monitors its outgoing transmissions corresponding to a traffic flow for occurrence of multi-tier signals and for ability to achieve a specified minimum transmission rate. Based on the monitoring, the first station may transmit an... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090010233 - Wireless gateway in a process control environment supporting a wireless communication protocol: A wireless gateway for use in a process control environment includes a wireless interface for communicating with a first wireless network using a first wireless communication protocol, such that the wireless network includes a plurality of field devices operating in the process control environment. The wireless gateway further includes a... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090010235 - Wireless local access network system management procedure and station supporting the procedure: Provided are WLAN system management procedure and a station supporting the procedure. In the management procedure, a station receives one or more event request frames each of which includes zero or more event request elements, wherein each of the event request elements comprises an event type field for specifying the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090010239 - Control of cdma signal integration: A method for controlling integration for a CDMA signal and a receiver implementing the same. In accordance with the present invention, non-coherent and even coherent integration periods for a received signal are dynamically and adaptively controlled depending upon the condition of the received signal. The integration period can be very... Agent: Madson & Austin
20090010238 - Method for channel estimation in a point-to-point communication network.: A method of using pilot signals in a wireless communication network including encoding pilot signals, and transmitting the encoded pilot signals over an in-band backhaul link between two nodes in the network. Preferably, the pilot signals are encoded with a CDMA codeword associated with a link. The pilot signals can... Agent: Deborah A. Gador
20090010240 - Partitioning of frequency resources for transmission of control signals and data signals in sc-fdma communication systems: A method for the partitioning frequency resources used in the transmission of control signals and data signals by user equipments in a communication system. The control signals and data signals are for periodic transmission and dynamic transmission. Also provided is an apparatus and method for user equipments to determine the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090010242 - System and method for estimating interference in a packet-based wireless network: A system and method for predicting future interference power in packet-switched networks is disclosed, allowing improved performance in such networks via optimized link adaptation and power control. In an embodiment for use in a cellular network, Kalman filtering can be used to provide the interference estimation through identification of the... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090010241 - Transmission device, transmission method, and computer-readable medium: A transmission device transmits data to a certain communication device among multiple communication devices connected over a wireless network in wireless communication capable of using multiple transmission rates. The transmission device includes first transmitting means for transmitting a first packet to the certain communication device during a transmission inhibited period;... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090010243 - Extended real-time polling service (ertps) scheduling service: A mobile station initiates an extended real-time polling service (ertPS) scheduling service talk-spurt period using a bandwidth allocation request (130) that contains a non-zero value for a number of allocation units (e.g., bytes) of uplink bandwidth requested by the mobile station and an individual connection identifier of an ertPS connection... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090010244 - Methods and apparatus supporting multiple timing synchronizations corresponding to different communications peers: Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. A wireless communications device supports peer to peer communications with multiple peers. The wireless communications device determines its transmit timing synchronization based on a reference signal received from a node such as a base station, a satellite, or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090010245 - Synchronization of media access control (mac) superframes: A device and method for of synchronizing a MAC superframe of a wireless device is disclosed. The wireless device can be located within a chain of a plurality of other wireless devices. The method includes receiving beacons from at least one other device during a superframe of the wireless device,... Agent: Tzero Technologies
20090010246 - Cordless telephone systems: A multimode home telephone system includes a computer, a base unit, a wireless handset and a wireless headset. The computer is programmed with a “soft phone” program to make and receive VOIP calls via the Internet and couple them to and from the base through a USB connection. The base... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal
20090010248 - Data communication system and data communication method: An IP terminal 1 at a transmitting end has a copying unit 111 for copying packet data to be transmitted; an address setting unit 112 for adding unique address information to the respective copied packet data having the same contents; and a transmitting unit 113 for outputting, based on the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090010247 - Method and arrangement for enabling a multimedia communication session: A method and arrangement for enabling multimedia during an ongoing circuit-switched call between a first mobile terminal and a second terminal, wherein the first terminal uses a first access having constraints by not admitting simultaneous packet-switched and circuit-switched communication. A change of connection is detected from the first access to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090010249 - Method of distributing geo-localisation information: The invention concerns a method of distributing geo-localisation information associated with an endpoint device (10) of an IP telephony network (100) within said IP telephony network (100), and a LIS (52) of the IP telephony network (100) and a computer program product to execute this method. The IP telephony network... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090010250 - Reverse enum based routing for communication networks: A network and method of routing a call between communication networks includes a first step of establishing a reverse ENUM DNS server containing a table of NAPTR records that associate E.164 telephone numbers with identifiers. A next step includes routing a call from an originating PSTN system to a first... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090010251 - Simplifying dsl deployment via analog/dsl combination solution: A method using a combination analog/DSL modem for deploying DSL services is disclosed. A combination analog/DSL modem is utilized at the subscriber premises. A telephone line is tested using the analog portion of the modem. In combination with information provided by the subscriber and records, suitability of the service line... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090010252 - Integrated memory for storing egressing packet data, replay data and to-be egressed data: An integrated egress/replay memory structure is provided with split rate write and read ports and means for managing at least three types of data moving into, through and/or out of the integrated memory structure, namely: (1) currently egressing packet data; (2) replay data; and (3) to-be egressed data. Additionally, a... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20090010255 - Method of transmitting/receiving control message in a mobile communication system providing multimedia broadcast/multicast service: A control message transmitting/receiving method in an MBMS-supporting mobile communication system. In the present invention, an RNC periodically transmits control messages related to MBMS RB setup to UEs. Thus, although a UE initially fails to receive an intended MBMS service, it can set up an MBMS RB by receiving a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090010253 - Packet based video display interface: A packet based display interface arranged to couple a multimedia source device to a multimedia sink device is disclosed that includes a transmitter unit coupled to the source device arranged to receive a source packet data stream in accordance with a native stream rate, a receiver unit coupled to the... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090010254 - Packet transfer apparatus and packet transfer method: A network system includes a maintenance terminal and a switch that transfers a packet. Upon receiving a link-trace message packet, the switch transfers, when links to the destination constitute a link aggregation, the link-trace message packet to all physical links constituting the link aggregation. In response to the link-trace message... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090010256 - Techniques for introducing in-band network management packets in multi-protocol label switching networks: A system and method for introducing in-band network management packets (INMPs) in a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network. MPLS is an emerging technology, which integrates Internet Protocol (IP) routing with label switching techniques. MPLS intends to provide new capabilities in the area of traffic engineering for IP networks. These traffic... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090010257 - Method and apparatus for simultaneous support of fast restoration and native multicast in ip networks: The invention includes a method and apparatus for simultaneously supporting restoration and native multicast at a router in an Internet Protocol (IP) network. In one embodiment, a method includes establishing a point-to-point pseudowire having an endpoint at the router, associating the point-to-point pseudowire with an IP interface, and associating a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20090010259 - Device, system, and method of classification of communication traffic: Device, system, and method of classification of communication traffic. For example, a communication traffic classifier includes: a dynamically configurable port and address classifier to classify an unclassified packet based on port and address configuration information received from an application protocol classifier.... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.
20090010258 - Packet prioritization in ad hoc networks: A wireless communication device operable as a node in an ad hoc network (100), the device including a controller communicably coupled to a transceiver, wherein the controller is configured to determine priority of a packet received by the transceiver for forwarding to another node in the ad hoc network. The... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090010260 - Token protocol: The invention provides a method of transmitting one or more tokens over a link between processors, whereby configurations of logical transitions on the lines are used to signal respective codes. The method comprises: transmitting a token by signalling a sequence of codes selected from said codes on the lines; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090010262 - Network routing apparatus: A network routing apparatus in which packet forwarding units for performing a packet forwarding process are arranged in parallel to one another, a packet distribution unit for distributing packets to the packet forwarding units arranged in parallel to one another, a packet rearrangement unit for rearranging outputs of the packet... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090010261 - Signal transition feature based coding for serial link: Signal transition feature based coding for serial link is described herein. According to one embodiment, in response to a data stream transmitted onto a serial communication link, one or more bits of the data stream are encoded according to bit order determined based on a frequency of signal transitions of... Agent: Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman
20090010264 - Method and system for ensuring qos and sla server: A method and system for ensuring QoS in a communication network and a SLA server. The system for ensuring QoS includes a service-specific server and a SLA server. The method for ensuring QoS includes: querying the SLA information according to a user identity, where the SLA information includes different service... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090010263 - Moca frame bundling and frame bursting: A system and method are provided for aggregating Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) Medium Access Control (MAC) frames. The method sends a Multiframe Reservation Request (MRR) requesting a transmission time slot, and receives a grant in response to the MRR. Subsequent to sending the MRR, a plurality of MoCA MAC... Agent: Gerald W. Maliszewski
20090010265 - Flexible mapping of virtual local area networks to ethernet virtual circuits: A method includes configuring multiple Ethernet Virtual Circuits (EVCs) for communicating with respective service gateways that provide respective communication services. A data packet, which belongs to a Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) and is associated with a communication service from among the communication services, is accepted. The data packet is... Agent: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab
20090010267 - Network device and packet forwarding method thereof: A network device, for forwarding packets from an asynchronous transmit mode (ATM) network over different permanent virtual connections (PVC) to a plurality of terminal devices, includes a storage module, a flag setting module, a buffer, and a sending module. The storage module is for storing an identifier of at least... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20090010266 - System of extending address on atm universal test operation interface bus and the method thereof: The system of this invention for extending address on UTOPIA and the method thereof can extend the single PHY on the ATM switching chip bus to many PHY ports easily without increasing too much cost, and thus increase the application flexibility of corresponding ATM switching chips. Evidently, there would be... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090010268 - Controlling access to a shared communication medium of a mobile adhoc network: A method of controlling access of mobile users of a substantially infrastructureless communications network to a shared communication medium, wherein the shared communication medium is partitioned into a plurality of individual communication channels that can be individually exploited for communications between the network users. The method includes determining the existence... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090010269 - Method and apparatus for routing packets: Packets may be routed in a heterogeneous communications network as follows: for a set of packets comprising at least one packet to be transmitted from a sending node, said sending node being able to handle communication according to at least two access technologies, —selecting in a selection unit in the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090010270 - Method and apparatus for internet protocol multimedia bearer path optimization through a succession of border gateways: A method for identifying alternate end-to-end media paths through internet protocol realms using substitute session description protocol parameters is disclosed. The method includes receiving an session description protocol offer, including a list of previously traversed through internet protocol realms. The method continues with determining the next internet protocol realm for... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090010271 - Policy control in the evolved system architecture: The invention relates to a method and system for policy control in a data packet network comprising a user equipment, a gateway and a home policy control node. The method comprises the steps of establishing a session between the user equipment and an application function. Then a session identifier is... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090010272 - Root node shutdown messaging for multipoint-to-multipoint transport tree: In one embodiment, a method comprises registering, by a first label switching router having been identified as a root of a prescribed transport tree for transport of a prescribed group of data packets, at least two next hop label switching routers as belonging to the prescribed transport tree based on... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20090010273 - Media stream splicer: An implementation is described herein, which facilitates a fast channel change by receiving and decoding a unicast acquisition media stream that corresponds to a soon-to-be-requested target multicast media stream. It does this before requesting the target multicast media stream of the new channel. Once the transmission of the unicast stream... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090010274 - Dynamic selection of channel assignment for preserving power in a wireless device: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system for dynamically assigning a communication channel to a wireless device. A request for a communication channel from a wireless device (108) is received. At least a current-drain profile (120) associated with the wireless device (108) is analyzed. The current-drain profile (120)... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090010275 - Medium reservation with channel selectivity: A medium-reservation mechanism improves transmission efficiency in a multiple-channel network that includes stations with limited-selectivity receivers. The mechanism employs a medium-request signal that conveys channel information. In this network, stations check the channel information in the medium-request signal to decide whether or not to comply with the medium-request signal. If... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090010276 - Contention groups for hidden nodes: Communicating among stations in a network includes, from each of multiple stations in the network, transmitting information indicating which other stations from which that station is able to reliably receive transmissions. A schedule for communicating among the stations is determined based on the information from the stations and transmitting the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090010277 - Method and system for selecting a recording route in a multi-media recording environment: Device and method for receiving information from one or more media providers capable of transmitting a media session and from one or more media recorders capable of recording the media session and selecting one of the recorders for recording the media session based on the received information and a predetermined... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090010278 - Method and nodes for providing adaptive segmentation: A method and nodes for providing adaptive segmentation in a higher protocol layer interacting with a lower protocol layer. An adaptable segmentation limit (200, 204), defining a threshold of a largest Protocol Data Unit (PDU) that is to be submitted to a lower protocol layer, is deployed at a higher... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090010279 - Integrated memory for storing egressing packet data, replay data and to-be egressed data: An integrated egress/replay memory structure is provided with split rate write and read ports and means for managing at least three types of data moving into, through and/or out of the integrated memory structure, namely: (1) currently egressing packet data; (2) replay data; and (3) to-be egressed data. Additionally, a... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20090010280 - Transparent sub-wavelength network: An arrangement that allows transmission of client signals with higher clock fidelity is achieved by developing a phase offset measure at an ingress node, communicating it to the egress node, and recovering the client's clock from the received data and from the received phase-offset information. The ability to recover the... Agent: Clements Bernard Miller
20090010281 - Method and apparatus for transceiving data: A method and apparatus for transceiving additional data using unallocated slots of a header of a frame used in a broadcast system are provided. A data transceiving apparatus includes a data transmitter for encoding, modulating, and transmitting a broadcast frame including a first region containing broadcast data and a second... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090010282 - Periodical refreshing for radio channels quality indicator: This method for receiving a data stream transmitted over several radiofrequency channels each with a different frequency, comprises scanning the bandwidth to identify available radiofrequency channels, determining a quality indicator for each available radiofrequency channel and selecting a channel for receiving the data stream depending upon said quality indicators. The... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090010283 - Synchronization method of electronic apparatuses: A synchronization method is cooperated with a master apparatus and a plurality of slave apparatuses. The synchronization method includes at least a transmitting process, at least a responding process, at least a receiving process, a calculating process and a time-adjusting process. The transmitting process is for transmitting a synchronization message... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090010284 - Interleaved cryptographic synchronization: The invention relates to synchronization applied to a data stream structured as super-frames. Each block in a super-frame comprises a slow synchronization part and at least one traffic frame. The slow synchronization parts in the super-frame result at least from a decomposition of a synchronization management word. Additional synchronization parts... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP01/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090003193 - Network architecture for data communication: This invention relates to a network architecture for data communication between data sources and data destinations via network nodes and at least one data concentrator. According to the invention the nodes (2, 4) are conceived to communicate with a data concentrator (1) in both directions either via a permanently operative... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP
20090003192 - Protection mechanisms for a communications network: A method of path protection for a connection-oriented packet switched communications network is described using a protection hub in communication with a worker hub via a core protection path. Both the worker hub and the protection hub communicate with at least one provider edge device via a respective worker and... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090003195 - Intelligent network restoration: A device may isolate a first failure of a network interface that transports packets from one point in a network to another point in the network, may detect a subsequent failure of the interface, and may identify a recovery of the network interface from the subsequent failure. In addition, the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003194 - Resilience solution for top tier bandwidth managers: The present invention relates to a back up top tier bandwidth manager (160) adapted to back up a top tier bandwidth manager (120) upon fail-over of the top tier bandwidth manager (120) in an Internet Protocol, IP, network. Said IP network comprises the top tier bandwidth manager (120) comprising a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003196 - Wireless communication device including a standby radio: A wireless communication device includes more than one radio. A lossless switching module allows for selectively using one of the radios in a standby mode. The switching module allows for switching in the standby radio in the event that another radio fails without introducing any loss. In disclosed examples, switching... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090003197 - Isolation of unverified devices in a sas expander: When a new device is attached to a SAS expander, malfunctioning devices can cause many BCNs to be generated, which in turn can cause excessive re-discovery processes to be performed by initiators in a storage network. Therefore, the isolation of devices from the storage network until they can be validated... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090003198 - Method for accommodating signal paths to ring network: According an aspect of the embodiment, there is provided a method for accommodating signal paths to a ring network. A demand chain is defined as a series of traffic demands in which each traffic demand shares one of the pair of terminal nodes pointed thereby with at least one adjacent... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003199 - Packet network system: A system enabling inter-ring network connection when a plurality of ring networks are connected via a redundancy network, that is, a packet network system configured by a plurality of ring networks and redundancy networks linking the plurality of ring networks. This system virtually defines a plurality of virtual resilient packet... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003201 - Harnessing predictive models of durations of channel availability for enhanced opportunistic allocation of radio spectrum: A proactive adaptive radio methodology for the opportunistic allocation of radio spectrum is described. The methods can be used to allocate radio spectrum resources by employing machine learning to learn models, via accruing data over time, that have the ability to predict the context-sensitive durations of the availability of channels.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090003202 - Method and apparatus for domain and subdomain establishment for preemption: In one embodiment, a method and corresponding apparatus, in a network, treat a reservation for network layer resources according to a domain of reservation treatment to which the reservation belongs.... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090003200 - Systems and methods for protecting a trunk with multiple trunks: A system and method for protecting a trunk with multiple trunks may select a primary path on a first trunk for which to place a corresponding bypass tunnel on a second trunk. The system and method may further select one or more alternate trunks using a constraint-based trunk-selection algorithm. The... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003203 - Hardware packet pacing using a dma in a parallel computer: Method and system for hardware packet pacing using a direct memory access controller in a parallel, in one aspect, keeps track of a total number of bytes put on the network as a result of a remote get operation, using a hardware token counter. A remote get message is sent... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090003204 - Lockless bandwidth management for multiprocessor networking devices: An example embodiment of the invention provides a process for lockless processing of hierarchical bandwidth partitions configurations in multiple processor architectures. In one embodiment, the process runs in an NPU's data plane and receives a packet for a partition from a child partition through a work queue. The process determines... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090003205 - Method and apparatus for load distribution control of packet transmission: A method for a load distribution control of packet transmission includes calculating bandwidths of individual physical ports at a time when inputted packets are distributed to the plurality of physical ports, using each of a plurality of hash calculation formulas; selecting one of the hash calculation formulas so that the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003206 - Bandwidth-based admission control mechanism: A device generates a service protection factor (SPFi) for links (N) on a link aggregation group (LAG), determines a traffic allocation bandwidth on the LAG for a service class based on the service protection factor (SPFi) and a congestion guard factor (CGFi), and restricts the traffic allocation bandwidth on the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003208 - Method and apparatus for maintaining an always-on data session in a wireless communication network: Techniques for maintaining an always-on data session for an access terminal are described. Messages to keep alive the data session may be sent using non-traffic channels to avoid bringing up traffic channels just to send these messages. In one design, an access network may send a first message (e.g., a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090003207 - Wireless performance improvement via client-free forward error correction: Packets are duplicated, delayed, and spread in time as a form of forward error correction. If a client device receives duplicate packets, they can be discarded. If one of the duplicate packets is lost, then the duplication provides forward error correction with no change to the device that receives the... Agent: Lemoine Patent Services, PLLC
20090003209 - Flow regulation switch: A network switch includes a plurality of egress ports configured to send packets of data traffic to at least one receiving network device and a plurality of ingress ports configured to receive the packets of data traffic from at least one sending network device. The switch further includes a switch... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Intellevate
20090003212 - Data switching flow control with virtual output queuing: Methods and apparatus for data switching are disclosed. An example method includes receiving a data traffic flow at a data ingress module and buffering the data traffic flow in a virtual output queue included in the data ingress module, where the virtual output queue being associated with a data egress... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Intellevate
20090003213 - Linked network switch configuration: A network device having a plurality of ports including address resolution logic (ARL), a first switch, a second switch, and a CPU. The first and second switches include groups of ports which are a subset of the plurality of ports and are numbered by different numbering schemes, rate control logic... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090003211 - Method and system for efficient provisioning of multiple services for multiple failure restoration in multi-layer mesh networks: A method and system for efficiently provisioning a multiple service, multiple layer mesh network in a manner enabling restoration from multiple failures.... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20090003210 - System and method for monitoring congestion in communication systems: A system and method for monitoring congestion in a communication system including an external packet switched network. The communication system includes a plurality of interconnected host devices, such as base stations, consoles, zone controllers. To determine the presence of congestion on links between a pair of host devices, a series... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090003214 - Load management in wireless mesh communications networks: Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or more utility networks, receiving... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090003215 - Method and system for unified overload and overflow control to support voip and multiple qos flow traffic in communication network: In a method and system for controlling base station processing unit overload and buffer overflow in a unified manner, one or more processing units of the base station are monitored to determine if the processing unit(s) has entered an overload condition. If so, on a per flow basis, the system... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP
20090003216 - Multipath forwarding algorithms using network coding: A method of transmitting data across a wireless mesh network is described which uses network coding at each of the intermediate nodes between the source node and the destination node. Each intermediate node also controls the rate at which it broadcasts packets based on link congestion and the backlog of... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20090003217 - Network optimisation system: A network optimisation system including a neural network module (200) for receiving traffic data representing traffic for a communications network and generating path configuration data representing paths between origin and destination nodes of the network for the traffic, and an analysis module (210) for processing the path configuration data and... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP US Bank Center
20090003221 - Method and system for testing a connection: According to embodiments of the present invention an apparatus suitable for testing a connection defined between a customer entity and a network entity, the connection traversing at least a first portion of a packet-enabled network between said apparatus and the network entity is provided. The apparatus comprises a first interface... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20090003220 - Method for securing data and device for implementing the same: A method and system to ensure the integrity of data in a data-processing device, a data packet is read from a memory and checked to determine whether the data packet is an existing code word of a predefined first code, and if the data packet is an existing code word,... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090003219 - Monitoring performance metrics associated with a wireless network: An access point device operating within a wireless local area network (WLAN) includes a network interface operable to facilitate communication with a network operator over an IP network. The network operator is located outside of a range of the WLAN. The access point device also includes a wireless network interface... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090003218 - Wireless communication system performance updates using automated database management: A disclosed method of managing a wireless communication database that is used to control at least a selected portion of a wireless communication system includes determining when a service measurement indicates a desired change in the wireless communication system performance. Any new parameters for implementing the desired change are automatically... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090003222 - Packet communication quality measuring apparatus, program, and method: A packet communication quality measuring apparatus for capturing packets flowing in a packet communication network while recording capture times to measure communication quality based on the captured packets includes a detection part for detecting that a buffer in which the captured packets are stored is full and a determination part... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003223 - Discovering configured tunnels between nodes on a path in a data communications network: An apparatus and method are described for discovering a configured tunnel between nodes on a path in a data communications network. In an embodiment, an apparatus is arranged to remotely access at least one node on the path, identify whether a tunnel is configured on the access node and, if... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090003224 - T1 turnaround plug test adaptor: A test adaptor for performing turnaround testing on a T1 board that has a plurality of jack receptacles disposed therein. The test adaptor is comprised of a bracket, a plurality of openings, and a plurality of test plugs. The bracket has a length and a width complimentary to the length... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd.
20090003225 - Method and apparatus for probing of a communication network: The test packet sequencer according to the present invention, is configured to generate one or more sequences of packets and subsequently place these one or more sequences of packets onto a communication network. The test packet sequencer is further configured to measure timings associated with the one or more sequences... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090003226 - Network intermediary device with connection test packets: A network intermediary device which determines the connection status with remote network intermediary devices by means of generating continuously connection test packets at same or different time intervals. When one remote network intermediary device does not receive the connection test packets within a predetermined timeout interval or has received fragged... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090003229 - Adaptive bandwidth management systems and methods: Adaptive bandwidth management systems and methods are disclosed. An exemplary system comprises a network switching device including a plurality of physical ports and at least one switching fabric for managing connections between the physical ports. The system also includes a management processor operatively associated with the plurality of physical ports... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090003228 - Bad data packet capture device: An apparatus and method for capturing data packets for analysis on a network computing system includes a sending node and a receiving node connected by a bi-directional communication link. The sending node sends a data transmission to the receiving node on the bi-directional communication link, and the receiving node receives... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090003234 - Link quality prediction: A method and apparatus of predicting link quality of a link is disclosed. The method includes receiving multi-carrier modulated signals over a period of time, estimating an SNR for each received sub-carrier, constructing a sequence of the SNRs, and estimating link PER based upon knowledge of encoding and/or interleaving used... Agent: Tzero Technogies
20090003233 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for identifying selected applications utilizing a single existing available bit in frame headers: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed for collecting data about the transmission of network packets that are associated with specified applications. The packets are transmitted through a communications network fabric that is used to couple data processing systems together. A particular existing single bit in a frame... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090003227 - Performance analysis of a circuit switched mobile telecommunications network: In a circuit switched mobile telecommunications network a performance analysis is provided. In accordance with the invention a method is implemented, which can be carried out both OFF-LINE and ON-LINE, wherein transport channels carrying the circuit switched traffic of a service are found, then bit-streams of the circuit switched traffic... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090003232 - Route and link evaluation in wireless mesh communications networks: Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or more utility networks, receiving... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090003230 - Tool for communication system: A method for designing an, at least partly wireless, local area communication network for industrial application. A 3D plant model of the area in which the communication network is to operate is accessed. Devices that are to communicate in the communication, identify and quantify potential sources of interference or attenuation... Agent: Venable LLP
20090003231 - Transparent signaling agent: In today's network, enhancing or otherwise modifying signals in bearer flows in or at equipment already deployed in a network may be done by modifying or upgrading existing equipment, or otherwise invasively routing signals through identified network elements. In accordance with example embodiments of the present invention, signals for control... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090003235 - Method and apparatus for data frame transmission: A method for data frame transmission includes: obtaining a Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of a sink; determining whether an MTU of a source is larger than the MTU of the sink, if the MTU of the source is larger than the MTU of the sink, taking the MTU of the... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20090003236 - User throughput geographical distribution estimating system and user throughput geographical distribution estimating method: A system is provided for estimating the geographical distribution of user throughput in a cellular system, including user terminals and a base station for effecting wireless packet communications with user terminals inside in its own cell using a shared channel. Reception quality estimating means (11) estimates the reception quality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090003241 - A method and system for obtaining path maximum transfer unit in network: A method and system for obtaining path maximum transfer unit in network, include first, at the path start node sending the second layer message which carries the path MTU field for carrying path MTU value and at each node which the second layer message passed renewing the MTU value in... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090003237 - Method for configuring parameters of broadband access terminal: This invention relates to access technologies in the communication field and discloses a method for configuring parameters of a broadband access terminal, which is stable, simple in operation, convenient in maintenance and easy to implement. Configuration parameters are generated at the network management side and are sent to a DSLAM,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090003239 - Methods and computer program products for route determination: This application discloses methods and computer program products for optimal or at least improved routing by evaluating routing alternatives based on multiple-path elements. The systems and methods can determine the shortest route to network points while maintaining route diversity. As such, the systems and methods can determine diverse routes with... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003238 - Node merging process for network topology representation: Node merging methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating simplified representations of network topology. A first topology representative of a given network is determined, and at least one pair of nodes of the first topology is merged into a single node based on measures associated with respective edges connecting the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090003240 - System and method for configuration of network-capable appliances: A controlling device is used to configure an appliance for wireless network communications through use of a setup wizard installed on a computing device. The setup wizard is used to obtain from a user information required to perform communications on a wireless network via a wireless network router and a... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090003242 - Data attachment point selection: An algorithm for improving efficiency of data attachment points (DAPs) in a wireless access network (AN) is provided herein. By way of example, the algorithm can identify a serving access point (APs) coupling an access terminal (AT) to the wireless AN. A cost metric for the serving AP can be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090003243 - Network utilities in wireless mesh communications networks: Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or more utility networks, receiving... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090003244 - Information communication system, information communication method, node device included in information communication system and recording medium recording information process program: t
20090003245 - Method of bus configuration to enable device bridging over dissimilar buses.: Several local IEEE1394 buses are bridged together over a second bus type to create a global bus wherein each local bus node is able to address nodes across the global bus without the local nodes being aware of the bridging operation. A bridging device operates by translating local bus node... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.
20090003248 - Conference system and server apparatus therefor: According to one embodiment, a conference system which includes a plurality of client terminals to be connected with a communication network, and a conference unit supporting conferences to be held among the plurality of client terminals via the communication network, includes a resource control unit which dynamically allocate a resource... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090003246 - Multimedia conference device: A multimedia conference device includes a main body, at least three legs, and a cylindrical portion. At least three legs are pivotally connected with the main body respectively at one end thereof. The cylindrical portion extends outward from a central area of the main body.... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20090003247 - Telecommunication and multimedia management method and apparatus: A communication device for simultaneously rendering one or more conversations. The device includes a receiver for receiving over a network media associated with the one or more conversations and a rendering element for simultaneously rendering the media of the one or more conversations as the media is received over the... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090003249 - Determination and display of endpoint identities: Tools and techniques for determination and display of endpoint identities are described herein. The tools may provide machine-readable storage media containing machine-readable instructions for receiving responses to requests to open call sessions involving given endpoints, and for extracting human-understandable identification information from these responses. These instructions may also extract previously... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20090003251 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and computer program product: A wireless communication device performs a wireless communication with a communication target device via an intermediate device. A route-information obtaining unit obtains communication route information indicating a communication route to the communication target device. A quality-information obtaining unit obtains quality information indicating quality of a signal received by a device... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090003250 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication system and network control method: According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device executes, with use of a wireless signal of a millimeter-wave band, wireless communication with each of devices which are present in an ad-hoc network. The wireless communication device includes a scan request transmission unit, a selection unit, and a coordinator change request... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090003255 - Adaptive sleep area: Techniques for determining a sleep area of a sleep group in a wireless communications network based on a value of a dynamically changing communication characteristic. In various embodiments, a sleep area may be determined to reduce resource use in a wireless communication network supporting a sleep mode of a mobile... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090003253 - Controlling wireless network beacon transmission: Methods of an access node of a wireless network controlling beacon transmission are disclosed. The method includes the access node detecting a presence of a client device, and the access node controlling air-time of beacon transmission based on whether the access node detects the presence of a client device.... Agent: Tropos Networks
20090003254 - Power management of periodic transmissions from networking applications: Methods and apparatus relating to power management of periodic transmissions from networking applications are described. In one embodiment, a periodic transmission manager coupled between one or more network applications and one or more network interfaces may control the flow of periodic transmissions from the one or more network applications to... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003252 - System and method for conserving power for a wireless device while maintaining a connection to a network: The invention relates to a system and a method for selectively reducing power consumption of a communication device communicating with a network is provided. In the method, it comprises the following steps: de-activating at least one communication subsystem of the device during intervals when the device is placed in a... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20090003256 - Mobile communication system and mbms service relevant information transfer method for use therewith: The present invention provides a mobile communication system in which a target Radio Network Controller can decide the PtP method or PtM method correctly, and notify that the contents data of an MBMS service starts to be transferred to the radio terminal. A source Radio Network Controller sets up the... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090003257 - Apriori proactive retransmissions: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system schedules transmission of data packets in a wireless communication network. At least one selected data packet to be retransmitted to at least one respective receiver (108) is identified. At least one respective selected data packet is scheduled for retransmission (620) in... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090003261 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving signal in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal in a wireless communication system are provided in which, when a relay request message is received from a transmitter, a first receiver transmits a relay response message including a relay possible information to the transmitter, the relay possible information including... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090003260 - Resource scheduling method for multi-hop relay wireless network: The present invention discloses a resource scheduling method for multi-hop relay wireless network comprising: for each of a base station and relay stations, acquiring the minimal resource requirement of each of connections to all MSSs which are covered by said station and have direct signal transmission with said station, and... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090003259 - System and method for scheduling in relay-assisted wireless networks: A scheduling system and method for use with relay-assisted wireless networks includes accessing feedback from mobile stations in a network and arranging users associated with a relay station in a list in accordance with marginal utilities. A determination of whether the users in the list can be eliminated from feedback... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090003258 - Wireless repeater and operating method of the same: A repeater for relaying data signals between two nodes is provided. The repeater includes a first signal processor that amplifies the received data signals, a path controller that transmits initial information of the received data signal through a first path to determine if the received data signal is from a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090003262 - Method, system and device for signaling processing in a cdma system: A method, system and device of signaling processing in a CDMA system is provided. A switching device of a calling party sends information related to a call of the calling party to a service control point of the calling party, after the switching device detects that the calling party releases... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090003268 - Client resource reservation in access networks for roaming: A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes granting a mobile device access to a network. The method also includes maintaining the mobile device state information on a network access device that is broadcasting the network, when the mobile device leaves the network, and also... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003265 - Ims network providing purchasing sessions to mobile devices that are located proximate to a business: IMS networks and methods are disclosed for providing purchasing sessions to mobile devices that are located proximate to a business. IMS network includes an application server that provides advertisements for the business to mobile devices that are located proximate to the business (i.e., the advertisements are pushed to the mobile... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20090003264 - Load balancing for mobile ip home agents: In one embodiment, mobile nodes may be pre-provisioned with a static home agent address and a static home address. The home agent address may be the same for all the mobile nodes. The home address may be a unique identifier for the mobile node in a network. A registration request... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20090003267 - Method of communication scheduling in a multihop network: A method of communication scheduling in a multihop network is provided. The multihop network comprises a base station and at least one relay station. The method includes allocating a downlink relay to a relay station; assigning a first one or more connection identifiers to be locally scheduled at the relay... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090003266 - Method of dynamic resource allocations in wireless systems: A method of dynamic resource allocations in wireless network is disclosed. The method provides that a base station in the network allocates resources to users independently of other base stations and without resource planning. Resource allocations are done based at least in part on a local optimization objective and a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20090003263 - Network for a cellular communication system and a method of operation therefor: A network for a cellular communication system comprises access points (105-109) supporting cells within a region (113). Each access point (105-109) has an individual proxy address of a proxy address space which is a local address space of an address proxy (101) and a common network address of a network... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090003269 - Router selection method, home agent device, mobile router, and mobile network system: Any mobile router or terminal informs a home agent device of a policy of selecting a mobile router, entered by the user. Then, the home agent device creates relay setting information according to the policy information informed and the characteristic information of the mobile routers, and transmits the information to... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090003276 - Access domain selection in a terminal: The present application discloses a system of at least a network element and at least a terminal. The system constituents are configured to provide assistance by the terminal to the network element in terms of access domain selection for at least one of the media channel and the session control... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090003274 - Apparatus and method for transmitting control channel for frequency resource allocation in a wireless communication system: A method is provided for transmitting a control channel for resource allocation to a terminal by a base station in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) wireless communication system. An additional resource allocation indicator is set indicating whether the number of consecutive resource block sets allocated to a terminal... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090003273 - Communication system and communication apparatus switching method thereof: The invention provides a communication apparatus switching method. At first, the method of the invention measures at least one environmental parameter relative to a neighboring region of a mobile communication apparatus and then determines whether the mobile communication apparatus is indoors, based on the at least one environmental parameter. If... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090003272 - Method for detecting rf link imbalances in a wireless communications network: A method for determining an RF link imbalance between an Uplink Path and a Downlink Path of an RF Link formed between a User Equipment (UE) and a Node in a wireless network is provided. The method includes determining the UE receive power levels and the UE transmit power levels... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090003271 - Multi-link load balancing for reverse link backhaul transmission: One embodiment includes distributing user traffic packets to a plurality of queues, and draining the queues of the user traffic packets according to a defined methodology. The drained user traffic packets are sent to a plurality of physical channel interfaces. Each of the plurality of physical channel interfaces interfaces with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003270 - Server-driven progressive image transmission: A system and method generates a progressive codestream representing an image. The codestream of packets representing an image is parsed to obtain a parsed packets and metadata for each parsed packet. The parsed packets are decomposed to decomposed packets according to the metadata and a progressive transmission policy. The decomposed... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090003275 - System and method for asynchronous wireless services using reverse service schema generation: A notification service and correspondingly configured wireless device for providing asynchronous communications over a communication network for an application of the wireless device in communication with a selected service. The selected service has a source schema definition including an output notification definition associated with a correlation ID. The notification service... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
20090003282 - Learning-based semi-persistent scheduling in wireless communications: Systems and methods are provided for a learning-based determination of semi-persistent scheduling of data-packet flow wireless communication. A packetized data flow served to a wireless terminal is fully scheduled for an initial period of time in order to collect statistics associated with scheduled packet sizes (Ss) and inter-packet times (Ts).... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090003281 - Location context service handoff: A location service providing system and method for repeatedly providing a location service.... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090003279 - Method and apparatus for dynamically creating and updating base station neighbor lists: The invention includes a method and apparatus for creating a base station neighbor list at a target base station in a wireless network including a plurality of base stations. A method includes obtaining information for creating the base station neighbor list, creating the base station neighbor list using the obtained... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20090003280 - Packet transfer control method, communication message processing method, access router, and mobile terminal: There is disclosed a technique for eliminating buffer and transfer of a packet which is not required for an MN in a handover mechanism in which a packet to be sent to the MN performing handover is buffered and the buffered packet is supplied to the MN after the handover.... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090003283 - Re-using sequence number by multiple protocols for wireless communication: Techniques for re-using sequence number by multiple protocols in a protocol stack are described. In one design, at least one protocol data unit (PDU) from a first protocol may be received as at least one service data unit (SDU) at a second protocol, with each PDU being assigned a different... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090003278 - System and method of communicating with a first and second network by a communication device: The invention relates to a system and method for maintaining a first connection to a first network and a second connection to a second network by a communication device. The method comprises: conducting a first activity to maintain or establish the first connection in a series of spaced, timed segments,... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20090003277 - System, method and computer program product for providing increased bandwidth in a broadband wireless communication system: A system, method and computer program product is described that facilitates the provision of increased bandwidth in a broadband wireless communication system, such as a WiMAX communication system, by initiating and performing a hot handover of an active mobile communication session from a first base station to a second base... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Intellevate
20090003285 - Adaptive paging area: Techniques for determining a paging area of a paging group in a wireless communications network based on a value of one or more dynamically changing communication characteristics. In various embodiments, a paging area may be determined to reduce resource use in a wireless communication network supporting an idle mode of... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090003284 - Call admission control in an ad hoc network: A wireless node (n5) can control its admission as an incoming node to a network in which communication takes place between nodes (n1, n2, n3 etc) over wireless links (m). The incoming node (n5) monitors transmissions of transmitter nodes in the network to provide location data corresponding to their respective... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090003286 - Front end module comprising an antenna switch: A front-end module is for use with at least three radio frequency bands. The front-end module includes at least five signal paths, and an antenna switch to electrically connect an antenna to one of the signal paths. At least one of the signal paths includes subpaths. A frequency separating network... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090003287 - Method of translating cellular carriers: A plurality of carrier signals in a wide band signal is converted into a plurality of digital carrier signals. Each of the plurality of carrier signals is at a respective frequency in the wide band signal. At least one of the plurality of digital carrier signals is translated to a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003290 - Method and apparatus for selecting transport format combination in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for selecting a Transport Format Combination (TFC) in a wireless communication system are provided, in which it is determined whether a previous TFC used for data transmission on a previous valid Transmission Time Interval (TTI) can be reused as a current TFC for data transmission on... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090003288 - Method for reporting and managing wireless resources in tdm system: A method for reporting and managing wireless resources in TDM system comprises the step of reporting the wireless resources comprises a RNC obtaining the resource capacity information of each of the carrier frequency in a cell covered by a base station through the resource audit response message or the resource... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090003289 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, program and wireless communication method: A wireless communication device that performs wireless communication with another wireless communication device using a set time band set in advance from among time bands included in a frame with a predetermined cycle. The wireless communication device includes: a selector, that, when a set time band is changed, selects a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090003293 - Accounting for map parsing delay to enable coexistence of multiple radios: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes a first radio to communicate with a first wireless network and a second radio to communicate with a second wireless network. The first wireless network transmits a map defining locations within an assigned spectrum data is to be... Agent: RyderIPLaw C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003295 - Ad-hoc network device with reduced data loss: When data is to be transmitted from a transmission source to a transmission destination in a wireless or wired ad-hoc network constructed in an indoor environment such as a house or an office, the data is transmitted by using a path that is formed over a plurality of channels that... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003297 - Method and apparatus for dynamic lma assignment in proxy mobile ipv6 protocol: Methods and apparatuses are provided for supporting mobility in a Proxy Mobile Internet Protocol (“IP”) network without having a mobile node (“MN”) to participate in certain mobility related signaling. Instead, a proxy agent might implement functions of a mobile access gateway (“MAG”) in a Proxy Mobile Internet Protocol Version 6... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090003296 - Method and system for interconnecting digital subscriber line network and radio communication network: A method and system for interconnecting a DSL network and a radio communication network are disclosed. The DSL network carries data transmitted in the radio communication network so that the radio communication network and the DSL network are interconnected. The xDSL is adopted to perform the base station transmission. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003299 - Method for clear channel assessment optimization in a wireless local area network: A method and apparatus are directed toward optimizing clear channel assessment (CCA) parameters in a wireless local area network having an access point (AP) and at least one station. An upper bound and a lower bound for an energy detect threshold (EDT) parameter are determined. A value of the EDT... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090003292 - Methods and arrangements for tracking and locating laptops: An arrangement for employing a host of receivers that may already be present in a laptop, to enable the laptop to collect a significant amount of data about its location. Once the system then finds a readily available connection, it can then transmit information about its location as well as... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20090003294 - Multiple radio platform transmission power control: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes a first radio to communicate with a first wireless network and a second radio to communicate with a second wireless network. A controller is used to estimate signal to noise and interference ratio (SINR) for signal being received... Agent: RyderIPLaw C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003291 - Six-address scheme for multiple hop forwarding in wireless mesh networks: A six field address scheme identifies both the originating point and the endpoint of a data frame enabling multiple hop forwarding though a plurality of intermediate mesh points in a wireless mesh network. Data frames originating or ending at a point outside of the wireless mesh network access the wireless... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20090003298 - Six-address scheme for multiple hop forwarding in wireless mesh networks: A six field address scheme identifies both the originating point and the endpoint of a data frame enabling multiple hop forwarding through a plurality of intermediate mesh points in a wireless mesh network. Data frames originating or ending at a point outside of the wireless mesh network access the wireless... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20090003300 - Dynamic expansion of a frame selection interval in a wireless communication network: Methods and systems are provided for dynamically expanding and retracting a frame selection interval in a wireless communication network. A frame selector receives a sequence of frames for a call from each of a plurality of base stations serving a mobile communication device for the call, and performs a frame... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20090003301 - Hs-pdsch blind decoding: The number of blind decoding operations in a wireless communication receiver is reduced. In one embodiment, a candidate set of transport formats is formed by eliminating one or more allowed transport formats, thus reducing the number of decode operations to be performed. In another embodiment, a received data transmission is... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090003302 - Method for adapting data rates: Data rates of simultaneous radio transmissions of data are matched for services over a connection between a base station and a subscriber station by determining a service-specific rate matching factor for one of the services based on a steady-state rate matching factor and a dynamic rate matching factor. The dynamic... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003305 - Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements for interference reduction for bursty or intermitted transmissions. DPCCH gating with regular on/off-gating patterns can create waveforms that can interfere with non-UMTS audio equipments, e.g. hearing aids. The present invention relates to modifying the transmission instants of data packets in such a... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090003303 - Techniques for coexistence-aware resource allocation in wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising using MAC coordination between a plurality of co-located radios to resolve co-located multi-radio co-existence at the MAC layer.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003304 - Wireless communication system, base station, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system comprising a base station and a terminal station. The base station extracts paths having a power level that exceeds a predetermined threshold value from delay profiles of said terminal station as available paths, selects a path having a maximum power or a first path from said... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090003306 - Dynamic time-slot allocation and qos priority access in a mobile ad hoc network: Method and system for allocating a transmission time slot to a node in a dynamic transmission network wherein nodes may have different Media Access Priority Levels. In a present schedule, each node is allocated a transmission allocation having in each transmission-access cycle a number of transmission time slots that is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090003308 - Methods and apparatus for generating synchronization/pilot sequences for embedding in wireless signals: An embodiment includes a method for generating a set of synchronization/pilot sequences (SPS) by generating a plurality of candidate SPS using different initial conditions. Correlations are performed among the candidate SPS to generate a plurality of correlation values, and a plurality of permutations of the candidate SPS are determined, where... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gd)
20090003307 - Multi-radio wireless communication device method for synchronizing wireless network and bluetooth communications: Embodiments of a multi-radio wireless communication device and methods for synchronizing wireless network and Bluetooth (BT) communications are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a BT radio module adjusts a master clock signal by a predetermined step size before each subsequent BT transmission... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090003309 - Capability or role-based routing: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates enhancing incoming data communication connectivity within a network. An analyzer component can evaluate a portion of an incoming data communication targeted for a network to identify a context associated with the data communication. A transfer component can direct... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090003311 - Design and debugging of distributed real time telecommunication systems: An apparatus in one example has: a network having a plurality of interconnected nodes; each of the nodes having a respective local reporter daemon and a storage operatively coupled thereto; at least one of the nodes having an editor daemon; an event broadcast message that is originated by a respective... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003310 - Dynamic allocation of voip service resources: An exemplary method is implemented in a voice over internet protocol (VOIP) system for selecting communication nodes to carry requested call from a user. A primary VOIP service provider of the user determines that at least one communication node of another service provider is needed to carry a portion of... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003313 - Activating a tunnel upon receiving a control packet: Packet switch operating methods and packet switches receive, at a packet switch, a control packet from another packet switch. The packet switch and the other packet switch are coupled together by two or more tunnels. The control packet indicates that a particular one of the tunnels is active on the... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20090003321 - Facilitating non-sip users calling sip users: A technique for allowing a non-SIP user to call a SIP user includes dialing an established service number that indicates a desire to place a call to a SIP user. The SIP URI of the intended call recipient is included in a call setup protocol message associated with dialing the... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090003322 - Ip device exchange apparatus and call connection changing method: An IP device exchange apparatus includes: a connector that is connected to a first IP phone, a second IP phone, and a third IP phone; a memory for storing a coding scheme obtained by call setting which is negotiated between the first and second IP phones; and a controller that,... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090003323 - Ip telephone system and ip telephone terminal used therein: An IP telephone system includes a first IP telephone terminal and a second IP telephone terminal. IP telephone communications are established between the first and second IP telephone terminals via Internet when the second IP telephone terminal has acquired identification data identifying the first IP telephone terminal. The second IP... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090003317 - Method and mechanism for port redirects in a network switch: A method for selectively redirecting a data packet to a port on a switching device which is associated with a corresponding network service. In one embodiment, the data packet is redirected to an intrusion prevention service (IPS) for security analysis of the data packet. In another embodiment, the switching device... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090003316 - Method and system for managing enterprise-related mobile calls: Methods, systems, and mobile devices for managing mobile calls to or from an enterprise-associated mobile device. The system and mobile device are configured to ensure all calls over a public land mobile network are routed through an enterprise communications system. The mobile device is prevented from directly calling remote parties... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090003315 - Methods and apparatus for dual-tone multi-frequency signal conversion within a media over internet protocol network: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first internet protocol (IP) packet having information associated with a dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) signal. The information of the first IP packet is configured based on a protocol associated with a first layer of a media over internet protocol (MoIP) network. The first... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090003312 - Methods and apparatus to provide enhanced 911 (e911) services for nomadic users: Methods and apparatus provide enhanced 911 (E911) services for nomadic users are disclosed. An example method comprises receiving an Internet protocol (IP) address associated with a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) device and a media access control (MAC) address associated with the VoIP device, detecting when the VoIP device is... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20090003319 - Network interface apparatus: An intelligent network interface apparatus to provide always-on, always-connected processing for call signals is described. One embodiment of the apparatus includes logic to selectively handle incoming call signals even when a computer to which the apparatus is operably connected is unavailable (e.g., asleep). The apparatus may also include logic for... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC
20090003318 - System and method for voice redundancy service: A system and method for providing voice redundancy service. A digital packet telephony service is monitored for continuity of the digital packet telephony service. Voice communication service is switched to a plain old telephone connection in response to determining the digital packet telephony service is unavailable.... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20090003320 - System for seamless redundancy in ip communication network: In a seamless redundancy or failover system for an IP network, data intended for a master component is received at a seamless redundancy component, where the data is routed both to the master component and to a standby component. The standby component is configured to process the data in the... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP
20090003314 - Systems and methods for verification of ip device location: This application discloses systems and methods for associating the geographic location of VoIP devices and monitoring and updating these locations such that emergency personnel can be directed to a caller's location based on the stored geographic-location information.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003324 - Method and system for call admission control in a wireless mesh network: A method and system for call capacity control in a mesh network are disclosed. The mesh network uses on-device SIP proxy and includes multiple client devices, mesh points (“MPs”), and mesh access points (“MAPs”). The method of updating call capacity information (“CCI”) is also disclosed. Adaptive Wireless Routing (“AWR”) protocol... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20090003325 - Method and system for enforcing proxy use within an enterprise communications system: A method and system for enforcing the user of a proxy server within an enterprise communication system. The system includes an enterprise voice application server configured to act as a SIP proxy to client devices, and a private branch exchange configured to act as a SIP registrar. The client devices... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090003326 - Interface switching method and device: In a redundant system where multiple network interfaces can be switched, an interface switching device includes: a transformer for transforming automatic switch information between a predetermined type used for a predetermined network interface and each of other types used for network interfaces other than the predetermined network interface; a switch... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090003327 - Method and system of data communication, switching network board: A method and system of data communication, switching network board are disclosed. The data communication system includes multiple line card chassis, each including multiple line cards, at least one switching chip and at least one relay chip. The line card is respectively connected to the switching chip and the relay... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090003328 - Methods and computer program products for route determination: Methods and computer program products are provided for improved routing by evaluating routing alternatives based on multiple-path elements. The homing models provide a solution for improved access homing while balancing latency, load-balancing, and diversity needs by viewing each network in isolation or the combination of networks as a single network.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090003334 - Analyzing a network with a cache advance proxy: In an example embodiment described herein, there is disclosed an implementation for analyzing a network having cache advance (CA) segments, such as a session control protocol (SCTP) pipe. The path between endpoints, e.g. a client on a first local area network (LAN) and a server on a second LAN, wherein... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090003341 - Controlled transmissions across packet networks: Control over the movement of packets is exercised by edge nodes of a network mapping the addresses of incoming packets in accordance with a prespecified functional mapping P. Remote sources of packets are provided address information that is mapped with a prespecified functional mapping Q, where mappings P and Q... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090003336 - Determining a logical neighbor of a network element: Element managers and processes receive, from a selected network element, first neighbor information describing a first neighboring network element directly connected to the selected network element and second neighbor information describing a different second neighboring network element directly connected to the selected network element. Based at least in part on... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20090003337 - Determining the state of a tunnel with respect to a control protocol: Element managers and processes retrieve information from a first packet switch. The information is derived from layer-two (data link layer) control packets relayed from a second packet switch to the first packet switch via a tunnel. The layer-two control packets conform to a layer-two control protocol. Based at least in... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20090003335 - Device, system and method of fragmentation of pci express packets: Device, system and method of fragmentation of PCI Express packets. For example, an apparatus includes a credit-based flow control interconnect device to fragment a Transaction Layer Packet into a stream of micro-packets, wherein the stream comprises an initial micro-packet and one or more continuation micro-packets.... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090003332 - Geolocation technique associated with wireless communications: A geolocation technique for determining a location of a mobile station includes using network information regarding a wireless communication event between the mobile station and a wireless communication network. A plurality of other wireless communication events are instigated to generate additional call records including the network information that is useful... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090003330 - Method, a user terminal and a server for obtaining access locating information: A method of a user terminal obtaining its access location information in next generation network, and a user terminal, and a server having function of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) function are disclosed. DHCP is extended by adding a new DHCP option to carry the user terminal access location information;... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090003333 - Obtaining identification information for a neighboring network element: If a selected packet switch connected to a neighboring packet switch makes first information identifying the neighboring packet switch available, element managers and processes retrieve the first information from the selected packet switch. The first information is derived by the selected packet switch from communication via a first protocol between... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20090003329 - Repeater, communication system, control circuit, connector, and computer program: A repeater such as an Internet router device used in a communication network such as the Internet. The delay time from a device of a sender to a device of a receiver is secured. A communication system, a control circuit, a connecting means, and a computer program are also disclosed.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090003338 - Special termination mobile announcement, for wireless voip customized ring back tone service: In a communications network that provides customized ring back tone (CRBT) service to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) telephone calls, an announcement is played to a called party having CRBT service with VoIP telephony, after the called party answers a ringing signal but before a communications pathway is established between... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003331 - System and method for adding transport layer to uncompressed visual information packets: DisplayPort micropackets of uncompressed visual information are adapted for communication across a network by stuffing packets with sink device identification information. For example, a packet stuffer adds selected portions of sink device EDID information to DisplayPort packets, such as EDID bytes 8 through 15, to a predetermined portion of the... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20090003339 - Telecommunication and multimedia management method and apparatus: A telecommunication and multimedia management apparatus and method that supports voice and other media communications and that enables users to: (i) participate in multiple conversation modes, including live phone calls, conference calls, instant voice messaging or tactical communications; (ii) review the messages of conversations in either a live mode or... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090003340 - Telecommunication and multimedia management method and apparatus: A telecommunication and multimedia management apparatus and method that supports voice and other media communications and that enables users to: (i) participate in multiple conversation modes, including live phone calls, conference calls, instant voice messaging or tactical communications; (ii) review the messages of conversations in either a live mode or... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090003342 - Reliable multicast with automatic session startup and client backfil support: A form of multicast, referred to as “on-demand multicast,” provides a methodology that allows for “on demand” multicasting of data. On-demand multicast allows clients to join or leave a transmission at any point. There is no transmission session start or end time—the session is continuously available, although data is not... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090003344 - Asyncronous broadcast for ordered delivery between compute nodes in a parallel computing system where packet header space is limited: Disclosed is a mechanism on receiving processors in a parallel computing system for providing order to data packets received from a broadcast call and to distinguish data packets received at nodes from several incoming asynchronous broadcast messages where header space is limited. In the present invention, processors at lower leafs... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090003347 - Backhaul transmission efficiency: In one embodiment, the method includes determining, at a first network element, whether to turn on compression of a header for a packet transport protocol used for a communication flow between the first network element and a second network element. The determining is based on a type of the communication... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003348 - Ip aggregation with blackhole entry: Provided is a method of route aggregation in a communication system. The method includes receiving an advertised aggregated network routes from a first router, the advertised aggregated network route including at least one blackhole subnetwork route, and updating a forwarding information base (FIB) to include the at least one blackhole... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003346 - Location based messaging: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for location based messaging. A user at one computer system selects at least on other computer system that is to receive an electronic message. The at least one other computer system is selected based on the location of the... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20090003345 - Network device dynamic help: There are provided a method, system, logic and network device to provide additional information and at least one recommended action relating to error information reported by a feature module of the network device. The method comprises generating a request that includes error information reported by a feature module of a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090003350 - Network scaling with summarized internet protocol label switched paths: In one example embodiment, a system and method are shown that includes receiving information defining a route to a network device. Further, a routing summary summarizing the route to the network device is generated. Additionally, an aggregate label is selected that corresponds to a defined class and to the routing... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090003349 - Network system having an extensible forwarding plane: A platform for seamlessly hosts a plurality of disparate types of packet processing applications. One or more applications are loaded onto a service card on the platform. A programmable path structure is included that maps a logical path for processing of the packets through one or more of the plurality... Agent: Werner & Axenfeld, LLP
20090003343 - Event and data management system and method: A method for transferring data based on an event function is provided. The method includes receiving an event function from an event initiator. The event function is distributed to one or more destinations associated with event performers. A response message is received as a function of destination and time. It... Agent: Mr. Christopher John Rourk Jackson Walker LLP
20090003351 - Path changeover method and device: Path changeover method and device are provide in which a communication interruption time caused by occurrence of a transmission failure is shortened. On a frame receiving side, address information of a frame received from a first physical port is stored in a table in association with the first physical port.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090003352 - System and method for selecting a multicast ip address: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for selecting a multicast IP address. More specifically, there is provided a method comprising selecting a first IP address from a plurality of IP addresses, hashing the first IP address to create a first hash value corresponding to the first IP... Agent: Joseph J. Laks Thomson Licensing LLC
20090003353 - Cross-layer approach to virtualized overlay on ad hoc networks: Methods and apparatus to a cross-layer approach to virtualized overlay on ad hoc networks are described. In one embodiment, a virtual address may be used to search for a (key,value) pair in a virtual overlay. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090003354 - Method and system for packet traffic congestion management: A packet routing system is provided that comprises a processor, a component, a resource map and a resource map manger. The component classifies an incoming packet of a user session. The resource map identifies a plurality of resources used to process the incoming packet. The resource map manager determines an... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090003355 - Framework for cross-ecosystem affiliate, viral, and word-of-mouth advertising: Systems and/or methods are presented that can employ an ad object comprising a data packet(s) to facilitate providing an advertising platform that is ecosystem independent and can support various advertising models, such as affiliate, viral, and/or word-of-mouth (WOM) advertising. The data packet can be associated with an advertisement for a... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090003357 - Information communication system, information collection method, node device, and recording medium: An information communication system has features that efficient transmission of information to plural node devices can be carried out without a managing server, etc. and efficient collection of responses from the node devices can be carried out while suppressing loads imposed on a network. The information communication system has a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090003356 - Node discovery and culling in wireless mesh communications networks: Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or more utility networks, receiving... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090003362 - Event notification control based on data about a user's communication device stored in a user notification profile: An exemplary method is implemented in a communication system in which periodically updated data for respective end-users is stored in a notification profile at a communication infrastructure node. The updated data is based on conditions associated with each end-user's communication device and its network context, where the data is not... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003365 - Method and apparatus for implementing media gateway internal connection: A method and apparatus to implement media gateway internal connection. The MGC obtains the MG's capability of supporting an internal connection via audit or configuration. Based on the obtained capability, the MGC determines and controls the implementation of the internal connection, or the MG determines and controls the implementation of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090003361 - Multi-protocol controller that supports pcle, sas and enhanced ethernet: SAS over Enhanced Ethernet (SOE) controllers that integrate SAS and Enhanced Ethernet to perform a conversion between SAS and Enhanced Ethernet are disclosed. A central intelligence block can be employed to perform the mapping between SAS and Enhanced Ethernet. The SOE controller can include one or more Enhanced Ethernet Interfaces,... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090003364 - Open platform architecture for integrating multiple heterogeneous network functions: A platform for seamlessly hosts a plurality of disparate types of packet processing applications. One or more applications are loaded onto a service card on the platform. A programmable path structure is included that maps a logical path for processing of the packets through one or more of the plurality... Agent: Werner & Axenfeld, LLP
20090003359 - Selecting a visited bearer manager (vbm): In one embodiment, a method includes, generating a first value at an Internet Protocol gateway (IPGW) corresponding to an identifier (ID) of an access terminal (AT). The method further includes identifying a first one of a plurality of visited bearer managers (VBMs) based on a correlation between the first value... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090003358 - Signaling architecture for decomposed service network elements operable with ims: In one embodiment, a service gateway decomposition method is described that is operable in an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) environment. A service gateway controller (SGC) is provided for effectuating a signaling interface with respect to at least one remote services server. One or more service gateways (SGWs) are... Agent: The Danamraj Law Group, P.C.
20090003360 - System and method of detecting lost video data packets: Systems and methods of detecting lost packets are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method is disclosed that includes receiving a first request to retransmit a first packet. The method also includes selectively retransmitting the first packet based on a first list that identifies packets to retransmit and based on a... Agent: Toler Law Group
20090003363 - System and methods for providing service-specific support for multimedia traffic in wireless networks: A system for providing service-specific support for multimedia traffic in a telecommunications system comprises a subscriber terminal, a base station operatively coupled to the subscriber terminal, a mobile switching center (MSC) operatively coupled to the base station, a media gateway control function (MGCF) and a media gateway (MGW), each coupled... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003366 - Method and system for dynamic metric and wireless hello protocol: A method and system for a dynamic metric and wireless hello protocol for use in a wireless mesh network are disclosed. In one embodiment a computer-implemented method, comprises determining a route for a packet to travel through a mesh network. A first time period needed to transmit the packet between... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20090003367 - Path management device and program storing medium: A path management device of the present invention manages information about communication paths in a communication network, the communication network including a plurality of routers mutually connected by means of a communication line, link states between the plurality of routers being shared among each of the plurality of routers by... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090003368 - System and method for graphically representing and managing computer network connections: System and method for graphically representing and managing computer network connections are described. One embodiment is a method for providing an overlay filter in a computer capable of at least one secure network connection for use by at least one user application of the computer. The method comprises establishing a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090003369 - Method and receiver for determining a jitter buffer level: The invention relates to a method and a receiver having control logic means for determining a target packet level of a jitter buffer adapted to receive packets with digitized signal samples, which packets are subject to delay jitter, from a packet data network. According to the invention, the jitter buffer... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090003371 - Method for transmitting packet and network system thereof: A method for transmitting packets and a network system thereof are provided. In the present invention, each packet entering the network system is added an assigning tag to indicate the arrival time of the packet, and at least two queues in a node of the network system are used for... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20090003370 - System and method for improved performance by a dvb-h receiver: A system and method for improved performance by a DVB-H receiver is described that allows good Internet Protocol (IP) packets in a Multiprotocol Encapsulation-Forward Error Correction (MPE-FEC) frame to be salvaged even when there are other IP packets in the frame that may have bytes in error after the performance... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Intellevate
20090003372 - Ingress noise reduction in a digital receiver: The invention provides a device for reducing ingress noise in a digital signal, comprising a noise predictor for predicting an amount of ingress noise in the digital signal based on past samples of the ingress noise, and a subtractor for subtracting the predicted amount of ingress noise from the digital... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090003373 - Method and apparatus for receiving power over a data network: A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for receiving power over Ethernet in a redundant transceiver are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A determination is made in a redundant transceiver if electrical power is available over Ethernet. If power over Ethernet is available, power is received over Ethernet in... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20090003374 - Method and apparatus for providing power over a data network: A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for providing power over Ethernet are provided in the illustrative embodiments. The apparatus and method for providing power over Ethernet includes a first device that receives power from a computer. A second device may be in communication with the first device using... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20090003375 - Network system having an extensible control plane: A platform for seamlessly hosts a plurality of disparate types of packet processing applications. One or more applications are loaded onto a service card on the platform. A programmable path structure is included that maps a logical path for processing of the packets through one or more of the plurality... Agent: Werner & Axenfeld, LLP
20090003377 - Reliable decoding of a high-speed shared control channel: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for detecting a control channel message transmitted on one of a plurality of shared control channels and targeted to a wireless receiver. In an exemplary method, messages transmitted over a plurality of shared control channels are decoded, and at least one likelihood metric is determined... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090003376 - System and method for transmitting and retransmitting data: A method of transmitting data includes storing a first set of transmission data and a first set of retransmission data. A first ratio of transmission data to retransmission data is determined. A plurality of transmission data units is generated with each data unit including a portion of transmission data from... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja
20090003378 - Communication device: A communication device is described that comprises a first data unit buffer for holding data units of a first communication protocol and a second data unit buffer for holding data units of a second communication protocol. The first communication protocol is a communication protocol suitable for transmitting data units from... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090003380 - Methods and apparatus to control a voice extensible markup language (vxml) session: Methods and apparatus to control a voice eXtensible Markup Language (VXML) session are disclosed. An example application server comprises an interface to send a first protocol message to a media server to initiate a communication session to provide first VXML content to the media server, and a session controller to... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
20090003379 - System and method for wireless communication of uncompressed media data having media data packet synchronization: A system and method for wireless communication of uncompressed media data having media data packet synchronization are disclosed. One embodiment of the system includes a source configured to transmit media data packets such that they propagate over a wireless channel and at least one sink configured to receive the media... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP
20090003381 - Method and apparatus for providing protocol translation in support of ims services: The invention includes a method and apparatus for exchanging messages between user devices served by a premises gateway and components of a core IMS network. A method for propagating messages toward a core IMS network includes receiving, at a premises gateway, a message from a user device that is intended... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20090003382 - Mobile switching center with outgoing access closed user group interlock code: A mobile switching center of an apparatus in one example is configured to provide a closed user group (CUG) supplementary service to a mobile communication device. The mobile communication device is a member of a default CUG and is not provisioned for outgoing access. The mobile switching center is configured... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090003383 - Node device, packet control device, radio communication device, and transmission control method: A conventional node 3 divides an IP packet into data fragments and prepares a packet for RAN 9 transmission. There has been a problem that, since a RAN 6 can not identify an IP packet unit, affinity is low relative to an IP network 1 that serves as a core.... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090003384 - Data transmission scheme with scheduling optimization for physical channel group: A novel apparatus for and a method of optimized data transmission whereby an input data stream is distributed over a plurality of physical channels within a logical channel group. Transmission of data over the channel group appears as transmission over a single logical channel having a bandwidth approximately equal to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090003385 - Tx evm improvement of ofdm communication system: In a wireless communication method and system, a data/pilot constellation is modulated and generated based on input information bits. Channel estimation (CE) sequence in frequency-domain is off-line generated. The frequency-domain channel estimation sequence is transformed into a time-domain channel estimation sequence by ideal IFFT to avoid IFFT (Inverse Fast Fourier... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20090003386 - Integrated set-top box dsl voip wifi device: An integrated Set-Top Box DSL VOIP WIFI device including a housing; a telecommunications line input for accepting a telecommunications line containing a video content signal and a data content signal from a provider, the data content signal for providing the voice over internet protocol to a telecommunication's device; a virtual... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP
20090003388 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing ported number data: A method of synchronizing ported number data within a telecommunications network in which a number portability administration center has received a request from a subscriber having a directory number (DN) to port is provided. The method comprises the steps of: a Number Portability data manager sending a subscription request to... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090003387 - Synchronization between connection manager and extension components: This disclosure describes synchronization between a connection manager and extension components during terminal service starts, stops, and restarts. The synchronization occurs by application programming interfaces as mechanisms to notify extension components that a change of state is about to occur. The extension components take appropriate action steps, such as saving... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20090003389 - Saf synchronization layer packet structure and server system therefor: Provided is a Simple Aggregation Format (SAF) synchronization packet structure including a SAF synchronization packet header and a SAF synchronization packet payload and multiplexing diverse element streams which include a scene description elementary stream. The SAF synchronization packet header includes time information related to an access unit included in the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLPPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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