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20090135713 - Method for using flexible bandwidth in ofdma-based cognitive radio system, base station and subscriber station using the same: Provided are a method for using a flexible bandwidth in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA)-based cognitive radio system, and a base station (BS) and a subscriber station using the method. The method includes: allocating a channel band from among unused channel bands having a bandwidth that is a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090135714 - Methods and apparatus for generating and processing transmitter signals: Transmitter signals are modulated with one or more codes which may represent a pulse even though the code(s) are not shaped as pulses. The code(s) may be generated by defining a pulse by its Fourier components, and then adding random phases to the Fourier components. A time-domain signal may then... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090135715 - Duplicate internet protocol address resolution in a fragmented switch stack environment: Embodiments of the present invention provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for an Internet protocol (IP) address resolution process during an original switch stack fragmentation, by employing a secondary communication link. A method for IP address resolution of a fragmented switch stack over a secondary... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090135716 - Communication and message route optimization and messaging in a mesh network: A method and system facilitate communications between an unassociated device and a server via a mesh network and a wide area network. The method may include receiving transmissions from candidate proxy devices, wherein each candidate proxy device is associated with a mesh network. The method may include selecting a proxy... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135718 - Method for retransmission in mobile communication system: Provided is a method for retransmission in a mobile communication system; and, more particularly, to an integrated operation method of Automatic Retransmission Request (ARQ) and Hybrid Automatic Retransmission Request (HARQ) in a mobile communication system. The method includes the steps of: a) shifting to a 2nd layer waiting status upon... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090135717 - Network protection using network coding: A method for protecting against link failures in a communications network having a plurality of paths between senders and receivers is provided. The method includes sending data units by the senders over the communications network on working circuits, applying network coding to form a combination of data units from data... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090135719 - Method, program, and system for transferring data between a number of terminals that communicate via a common communication channel in a wireless network, and a wireless network: According to this method, each terminal is adapted to cover a coverage area. The method includes a step of sending a request-to-send data signal from a first terminal to a second terminal located in its coverage areas to advise the second terminal that the first terminal is requesting to send... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090135720 - Methods and apparatus related to scheduling in a wireless communications system using shared air link resources for traffic: Methods and apparatus related to scheduling decisions of a peer to peer communications device for transmission into traffic intervals are described. A first peer to peer communications device maintains a set of information which allows it to base a scheduling decision for a current traffic interval upon prior performance in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135721 - Scheduler: The present invention relates to a node and a method in a cellular radio network telecommunication system for assigning resources to users, comprising a network node having resources to be allocated to users being present in a radio cell served by the network node. The invention comprises:—assigning a priority to... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090135722 - Reducing packet flooding by a packet switch: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for reducing packet flooding by a packet switch. A packet switch receives a flood prevention request message from an upstream router, with this message identifying a forwarding media access control (MAC) address and one or more destination MAC addresses... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20090135726 - Method and apparatus for estimating collision probability in a wireless network: A method for estimating packet collisions within a wireless network, comprising: for each transmit packet an Access Point (AP) of the network records statistics transmission information; based on this statistical information the AP computes: Total number of slot times generated during this transmission, n; Total number of deferrals, m; and... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090135724 - Method and apparatus of rtp control protocol (rtcp) processing in real-time transport protocol (rtp) intermediate systems: Media processing of real-time protocol (RTP) packets used in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other time sensitive applications makes efficient use of network resources, e.g., by dropping or changing the size of certain packets, but hinders measuring and reporting end-to-end reception quality. Because media processing changes RTP packets between... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090135723 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for performing ip link proving using heartbeat messages: According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein comprises methods, systems, and computer program products for performing IP link proving using heartbeat messages. The method includes transmitting a plurality of heartbeat messages over an IP communications link. A transmission parameter of the plurality of heartbeat messages is varied and... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20090135725 - Network device verifying apparatus: In a reception verifying mode, a data transmitting section (106S) transmits prescribed data through a transmission interface (101S), and a controller (102) exchanges prescribed information and verifies an operation status of a device (21) to be verified through the transmission interface. In a transmission verifying mode, a data receiving section... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090135727 - Anomaly detection and diagnosis using passive monitoring: A system and method for determining optimal selection of paths for passively monitoring a communications network. A diagnostic set of paths is determined by ensuring that, for all pairs of links in the network, the set contains one path having only one member of that pair. A detection subset of... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090135728 - User datagram protocol traceroute probe extension: The embodiments described herein provide methods and apparatuses for implementing a User Datagram Protocol traceroute probe extension. In an example embodiment, a request to transmit a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) packet to a remote destination is received. A probe header and a probe data element is then stored in a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090135732 - Characterizing home wiring via ad hoc networking: The invention is a method of measuring the RF losses among home wiring endpoints using battery-powered “remotes” placed at each accessible endpoint in the home. The remotes use a low power, ad hoc networking technology, e.g. Zigbee, Z-wave, to connect to one another over the home wiring, rather than over... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20090135733 - Communication device, communication system, and method for monitoring communication quality between communication devices: The present invention provides a communication device, communication system, and a method for monitoring the communication quality between communication devices, in which it is ensured that the transmitting side and the receiving side can collect statistical information within the same time period. Its configuration is a method for measuring communication... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090135730 - Detection in mobile service maintenance: Disclosed is a method and system for detecting inconsistencies between a radio communications network and a network database. In one form, measurements from the network are provided by mobile radio terminals. The measurements are then compared with corresponding data on the network database to determine whether there is an inconsistency.... Agent: Jones Day
20090135731 - Diagnostic monitoring by a wireless device: Techniques for monitoring radio and network conditions to improve performance for a wireless device are described. A diagnostic monitoring module may receive diagnostic messages from a modem via a diagnostic interface at the wireless device. The module may process (e.g., parse) the diagnostic messages to obtain network status information indicative... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135734 - Packet fragmentation prevention: A method of avoiding packet fragmentation. The method includes receiving a data packet belonging to a data connection, determining whether the received data packet was fragmented or determining whether the received data packet is expected to be fragmented on the way to its destination and registering the data connection of... Agent: Mg-ip Law, PLLC
20090135729 - Resource reservation in network routing: The present invention relates to network routing and admission control, especially for applications requiring guaranteed quality of service over the Internet. The present invention provides a method of establishing a guaranteed quality of service link over a packet switched network between a source and a destination, the method comprising: determining... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090135735 - Method and apparatus of rtp control protocol (rtcp) processing in real-time transport protocol (rtp) intermediate systems: Media processing of real-time protocol (RTP) packets used in time sensitive applications makes efficient use of network resources, e.g., by dropping or resizing the packets, but hinders measuring and reporting end-to-end reception quality. Because media processing causes a difference between what is sent and received, end-to-end reception quality cannot be... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090135737 - Method and apparatus for remote monitoring of femto radio base stations: The present invention describes a method for operation and maintenance of Access Points in a wireless communications network, and a network node and an access point for use in such a network. Access points are used for connecting wireless networks to core networks. The method comprises the step of first... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20090135736 - Method of connecting network terminal devices of a private network by using a hand-held electronic device: The present invention is to provide a method applied to a network system which comprises a private network having at least a computer and at least two network terminal devices connecting to the Internet, and said computer is installed with a Fat UA while said hand-held electronic device is installed... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090135738 - Method for routing and load balancing in communication networks: Preferably, said step of selecting a parent node by said node i comprises a sub-step of executing a function having as parameters respective subtree sizes of a node j before and after the migration of said node i to another node k.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090135739 - Network on chip with partitions: A network on chip (‘NOC’) that includes integrated processor (‘IP’) blocks, routers, memory communications controllers, and network interface controllers, with each IP block adapted to a router through a memory communications controller and a network interface controller, where each memory communications controller controlling communications between an IP block and memory,... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20090135740 - Enhanced application-layer multicast for peer-to-peer conferencing: An application-layer multicast-based (ALM-based), peer-to-peer conferencing system is disclosed that leverages the differing capabilities of the participating peer nodes. A conference call can be set up among peer nodes of three different types. A bridging node is capable of mixing individual audio signals that are associated with a call into... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090135742 - Method and apparatus for negotiated message delivery: A method of message delivery can include registering a plurality of reception states for a receiving party. The reception states can specify conditions for establishing communications links with receiving party addresses. A receiving party address can be identified from a first initiated communications link between the sending party and the... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090135741 - Regulated voice conferencing with optional distributed speech-to-text recognition: Systems and methods for regulated voice conferencing are provided. A system for regulated voice conferencing includes multiple communication devices connected to a network. The communications devices are operative to receive audio inputs from and deliver audio outputs to users of the devices to conduct a regulated, voice conference using a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090135743 - Method for the conditional setting-up of a telecommunication conference session, telecommunication conference arrangement and telecommunication conference session server: In a method for the conditional setting-up of a telecommunication conference session with a multiplicity of telecommunication conference session user terminals, wherein a group of user terminals having at least one telecommunication conference session user terminal is identified by means of a telecommunication conference session user group identification, a predefined... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner
20090135744 - Opportunistic spectrum sensing optimization for a communication system: A combination of subscriber clustering and link interleaving provides a cognitive radio system (CR) 100 with opportunities to sense an incumbent system's spectrum on secondary basis. The CR system (100) uses clustering to identify out-of-band channels. The CR system (100) uses link interleaving during a second mode of operation to... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090135745 - Directional antenna configuration for tdd repeater: A wireless communication node, such as a repeater, including a frequency translating repeater, a physical layer (PHY) repeater, time divisional duplex repeater (TDD) and the like, is configured with a pair of directional patch antennae and an omni-directional antenna. The patch antennae can be selected depending on the orientation of... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090135746 - System and method for communicating over a wireles time-division duplex channel: According to the present invention, the bandwidth of a TDD channel is increased where multiple slave devices communicate with a master device over the channel. According to an aspect of the present invention, the master device can increase channel bandwidth by utilizing available transmit slots that occur during receipt of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090135747 - Radio protocol for mobile communication system and method: Radio protocol for a next generation mobile communication system is disclosed including a radio link control layer for connecting to an upper layer through a service access point provided in advance and for connecting to a lower layer through a plurality of logic channels provided in advance. The radio link... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090135748 - Adaptive scheduling for half-duplex wireless terminals: Adaptation is introduced into allocation of uplink and downlink subframes in wireless communication systems that support full-duplex and half-duplex mobile terminals, thus reducing interference between mobile terminals. In an exemplary method for allocating uplink and downlink timeslots in a wireless communication system supporting full-duplex and half-duplex mobile terminals, a base... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090135749 - Multiple network connections: The invention provides a method, an apparatus, and a computer program for supporting multiple connections to a network or a plurality of networks. Support for multiple connections is enabled by establishing a connection of a first type to a network, receiving a request for a connection of the first type,... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090135750 - System and method for message consolidation in a mesh network: A system and method for consolidating messages in a network comprising an access node coupled to a computer and a plurality of radio nodes coupled to sensing devices, such as a utility meter, is disclosed. Inbound message consolidation includes a radio node receiving two or more inbound messages that are... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090135752 - A wirelesss communication device and method: A wireless communication device (200), including: a housing (210); a controller (220), the controller (220) configured to control the operations of the wireless communication device; memory (270) coupled to the controller (220); a transceiver (250) coupled to the controller (220), the transceiver (250) configured to send and receive wireless signals;... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090135754 - Interference management in a wireless communication system using overhead channel power control: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed by reducing the power level of an overhead channel during a call. A method, apparatus and medium of communication determine an optimized reduced power level for an overhead channel of an unplanned access point to an associated access terminal during a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135755 - Layer-1 signaling of traffic indication for power saving class of type i in wimax: Disclosed herein are apparatus, method, and computer program whereby a mobile station receives an indication from a base station in a physical layer field and interprets the indication for use in at least a power management function.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090135751 - Low power operation of networked devices: Methods of reducing power consumption of networked devices are described. When a main processor and associated hardware in a computing device is powered down, a processing element, with lower power consumption than the main processor, performs networking functions on behalf of the main processor. The processing element monitors events and... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090135753 - Power-conserving network device for advanced metering infrastructure: A method and system may provide supporting reduced functionality devices in an AMI system. The method may include receiving at least one transmission from at least one candidate router, the transmission including candidate router information. The method may include selecting a router from the at least one candidate router. The... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135756 - Combined simulcasting and dedicated services in a wireless communication system: An efficient method for providing both dedicated and simulcast services over a common wireless infrastructure is described. The services can be available to a single terminal as well as to a multiplicity of terminals simultaneously. The method uses time division multiplexing and orthogonal frequency division multiple access for simulcasting information... Agent: At&t Corp.
20090135757 - Method and system of wirelessly retrieving lost content segments of broadcasted programming at a mobile user device from another mobile device: A method and system includes a network having a plurality of nodes including a first mobile user device at a first node. The network also includes a second node. The system also includes a first mobile user device storing content in a memory, determining a lost content segment exists, generating... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20090135763 - Base station: The present invention can be achieved by a base station in which a terminal is accommodated and the terminal is communicated with another terminal, and which includes: a data rate operation/management unit which operates and stores a time-averaged data rate Rave of the terminal; a threshold value operation/management unit which... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090135758 - Method for discovering neighbor networks in mobile station and network system for enabling the method: The present invention relates to a wireless network, and more particularly, a method (*“and system”?*) which a mobile station discovers a neighbor network in an Internet protocol based wireless network, a network management server for enabling the method, and a method of operating the network management server. A network management... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090135760 - Multimode wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A multimode wireless communication apparatus that supports plural wireless communication systems and switches wireless communication systems to communicate. The apparatus includes a signal processor capable of switching wireless communication systems by plural manners; and a controller that directs to the signal processor a combination of manners of switching wireless communication... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090135762 - Point-to-point communication within a mesh network: A method and system provide receiving communications via either a short address or a long address. The method may include, responsive to receiving a packet, parsing a packet header. The method may include computing a response to the packet. The method may include, responsive to determining the packet includes a... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135761 - Preamble design for a wireless signal: Providing for base station (BS) acquisition in semi-planned or unplanned wireless access networks is described herein. By way of example, a signal preamble can be dynamically allocated to wireless signal resources, such that the preamble is scheduled to different resource(s) across different cycles of the signal. Dynamic allocation can be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135759 - Radio communication terminal and network side communication apparatus: A technology is disclosed for achieving fast and reliable handover. According to this technology, in the network composition where a network coverage area of the cellular base station 105 and network coverage areas of plural WLAN AP (Wireless LAN access point) 110, 115, 120 and 130 overlaps, the roaming mobile... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090135764 - Routing method and system for mobile ad-hoc network: A routing method and system for a mobile ad-hoc network is provided for efficiently routing a packet by quickly updating topology information shared by nodes adaptively to variation of the network topology while minimizing generation of redundant traffic. The routing method includes setting, at each current node, a self-potential value... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090135765 - Wireless router system and method: A wireless router employing a technique to couple a plurality a host services or host systems and a plurality of wireless networks. A method to route data items between a plurality of mobile devices and a plurality of host systems through a common wireless router. A point-to-point communication connection is... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20090135779 - Apparatus and method for circuit mode resource allocation in a broadband wireless communication system: A broadband wireless communication system using a fixed allocation scheme is provided. The system includes a controller for configuring change report information to report occurrences of resource release or change when resources are released or changed in a fixed allocation region, a generator for generating a fixed allocation Information Element... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090135774 - Apparatus and method for transmitting voice packet in wireless communication network: An apparatus and method for transmitting a voice packet in a wireless communication network are provided. The method includes generating voice data of a fixed length, which includes a voice packet having a length that is determined according to a rate of the voice packet, and a Forward Error Correction... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090135776 - Communication apparatus, communication system, and method and program for judging reservation acceptance: A communication apparatus of the present invention is a communication apparatus which accepts a resource reservation, and includes at least a resource reservation acceptance judging portion for accepting a resource reservation request from a communication apparatus which performs a resource reservation. The resource reservation acceptance judging portion performs acceptance of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090135769 - Enhanced uplink for inactive state in a wireless communication system: Techniques for supporting operation with enhanced uplink in inactive state are described. A user equipment (UE) may send an access preamble for random access while in an inactive state and may receive a message containing resources allocated to the UE. The allocated resources may be selected by a Node B... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135777 - High performance scheduling methods and apparatus for leveraging diversity in relay-enabled wireless networks: Apparatus and methods are described for scheduling transmission resources in a relay-enabled orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) wireless communications system. Schedulers are described which address the problem of determining the optimal transmission schedule across two hops in the presence of finite user buffers with methods that provide approximate solutions with... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090135771 - Management and setup of enhanced mac-e/es resources in cell-fach state: A method and apparatus are disclosed to manage the enhanced medium access control-e (MAC-e) and enhanced MAC-es resources and respective variables for the enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) in the enhanced Cell_FACH state. Due to the nature of the E-DCH transmission in the uplink (UL) in the Cell_FACH state and the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090135773 - Measurement reporting for transmissions supporting latency reduction: A method for accounting for the presence of a piggybacked acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (PAN) field in reporting a received signal quality for a current wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is disclosed. A determination is made whether a received radio block is intended for the current WTRU. The received signal quality of the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090135772 - Method and apparatus for allocating channel time in wireless personal area network: Provided is a method of allocating a channel time in a wireless personal area network (WPAN). In a WPAN where a parent piconet and at least one child piconet coexist, the method includes receiving a request frame transmitted from at least one of a plurality of child piconnet coordinators (PNCs)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090135768 - Method and apparatus for processing simultaneous assignment in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for processing simultaneous assignment, the method comprising receiving multiple Forward Link Assignment Blocks (FLABs), determining if ChIDs are set to ChIDDEASSIGN for one of the FLABs and discarding all FLABs except the FLABs having a ChIDs set to ChIDDEASSIGN if one of the received FLABs has... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin LLP
20090135778 - Method and apparatus for scheduling in cellular system using cable relay station: A method for scheduling in a cellular system using a relay station (RS) through an inter-antenna cooperative transmission technology based on pre-cooperation information according to each channel in a cellular system using a cable RS in order to increase the throughput of the entire system. The steps include classifying all... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090135770 - Method for allocating spatial radio resource in communication system: A method for allocating a spatial radio resource in a communication system includes: determining a threshold according to at least a parameter of the communication system; determining whether at least one wireless communication apparatus in the communication system is a candidate being capable of utilizing the spatial radio resource according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090135775 - Method for enhancing rrc procedure re-initiation efficiency in a wireless communications system and related apparatus: A method for enhancing efficiency of RRC (Radio Resource Control) procedure re-initiation for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The UE includes a plurality of RRC procedures, which are started with a random access preamble procedure. The method includes initiating an RRC procedure of the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090135766 - Method of implementing packet-based resource allocation and persistent resource allocation in a wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method of allocating resources in a wireless communication system. The method includes requesting persistent allocation of resources for a data spurt in response to detecting the beginning of the data spurt and performing non-persistent resource allocation for at least one packet in the data spurt.... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090135780 - Preemptive dynamic frequency selection: Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment of the invention, an access point may preemptively broadcast an alternate channel to switch to, along with an indication of the beacon timing for the alternate channel, prior to any catastrophic interference. The access point may switch to the alternate channel in the event... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel
20090135767 - Spectrum coordination controller: A method, wireless controller, and information processing system that define communication channel allocation. Communication channel allocation commands associated with a first network are monitored (102). The first network (102) comprises a plurality of communication frequencies assigned by the communication channel allocation commands. A set of communication frequencies are determined that... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090135781 - Method and arrangement for transmitting and receiving rf signals through various radio interfaces of communication systems: A method and arrangement for transmitting and receiving RF signals, associated with different radio interfaces of communication systems, employ a direct conversion based transceiver which substantially comprises one receive signal branch and one transmit signal branch. Mixing frequencies of the different systems are generated by a single common by use... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090135784 - Classifying access points using pilot identifiers: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate grouping pilot identifies to indicate type and/or classification information regarding one or more access points. The access points can select or be assigned pilot identifiers from the group indicating a type or classification related to the access points. Thus, identifiers can be grouped... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135782 - Correlator for primary cell search using memory architecture: An apparatus including a second stage correlator for receiving input data from a first stage correlator, wherein said second stage correlator includes a memory is described. A method for performing a second stage correlation on data including resetting a read pointer and a write pointer, alternatively multiplexing input data into... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090135783 - Fmipv6 intergration with wimax: A fast handover protocol standard implemented on WiMAX networks integrating Internet protocol fast handover messaging. A standard for performing handover in four scenarios is offered with an embodiment for the message flow to perform the handover. The four scenarios include a mobile subscriber station initiated predictive hand-off, a network initiated... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20090135785 - Method for fast radio link measurements of access point candidates for wlan handover, a mobile terminal, an access point and program modules thereof: The invention concerns a method for fast determination of the quality of the radio link from a mobile terminal (STA) to an access point (AP1) in a Wireless Local Area Network whereby after having received a probe request message (PRU1) from the mobile terminal (STA), the access point (AP1) does... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090135786 - Method and telecommunication device for selecting number of code channels and associated spreading factor for cdma transmission: A set of permissible parameter pairs with the parameters being a number of code channels and an associated spreading factor is determined according to at least one first selection criterion. Then a parameter pair from the set of permissible parameter pairs for the CDMA transmission is selected according to at... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090135787 - Mobile communication method, mobile station device, base station device, and mobile communication system: A mobile station device of the present invention includes: a request-signal generating unit that sets a plurality of channel quality indications to be included in a report according to a given pattern to request gap generation for suspending communication for a handover and monitoring another base station device; a gap-generation-request-signal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090135788 - Orthogonal variable spreading factor (ovsf) code assignment: The invention includes a system and methods for orthogonal variable spreading factor (OVSF) code assignment, de-allocation and code tree pruning. The invention also includes OVSF code identification and storage schemes. Embodiments are provided for code tree pruning, code assignment and de-allocation. These embodiments apply to both slotted and non-slotted code... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090135789 - Channel estimation: To allocate a VSAT to a MODCOD in a DVB-S2 ACM system, the HUB periodically transmits pilot frames of alternating MODCODs, which is identified by the VSAT. An FPGA at a VSAT site maintains telemetry of good and bad frames. A processor polls this telemetry to determine the optimal MODCOD... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090135790 - Interface management in wireless communication system using hybrid time reuse: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed by hybrid time reuse. A method, apparatus amend medium of communication determines one or more time reuse patterns of respective one or more unplanned access points. A second time reuse pattern that is less interfering with the one or more time... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135791 - Base station and communication system: A base station includes: a first reception timing detecting unit configured to detect a reception timing of a packet received from a first mobile station of multiple mobile stations which is situated in a first sector; a second reception timing detecting unit configured to detect a reception timing of a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090135795 - Femtocell architecture in support of voice and data communications: Methods and systems for providing voice and date services in a femtocell wireless network. The proposed approach integrates IWLAN architecture into femtocell architecture by introducing a gateway to serve both IWLAN and femtocell users. The proposed approach handles the voice and data in a different way so that it enhances... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.
20090135796 - Interface management in a wireless communication system using subframe time reuse: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed by subframe time reuse. A method, apparatus amend medium of communication determines interfering subframe gating sequences. The transmission gating in a home access point is adjusted by determining a first gating sequence from a first unplanned access point. A second gating... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135793 - Method and apparatus for managing an ip address space of an address server in a mobility network: The invention manages an IP address space in a mobility network, including partitioning of the IP address space, assignment of IP addresses from the IP address space, and/or use of hysteresis to control reassignment of IP addresses from the IP address space. The IP address assignment is performed using one... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090135792 - Method and system for wireless local area network (wlan) phase shifter training: Aspects of a method and system for wireless local area network (WLAN) phase shifter training are presented. Aspect of the system may enable a receiving station, at which is located a plurality of receiving antennas, to estimate the relative phase at which each of the receiving antennas receives signals from... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090135798 - Methods and apparatus for use in switching communication operations between a wireless wide area network and a wireless local area network: Methods and apparatus for use by a mobile communication device in switching operation for communications from a wireless wide area network (WWAN) to a wireless local area network (WLAN) are disclosed. While providing operation for communications in the WWAN, the mobile device continually maintains visited cell site history information in... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090135797 - Mobile telecommunications architecture: A mobile telecommunications architecture is disclosed. A downlink mobile telecommunications signaling message is received via a first communication interface associated with a single shared network controller connection to a mobile switching center (MSC) server. The downlink mobile telecommunications signaling message is mapped to one of a plurality of small scale... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20090135794 - Wireless communication terminal and roaming method: A wireless communication terminal roaming from a current access point (AP) to a destination AP within a plurality of APs includes various functional modules. The wireless communication terminal detects a current service quality parameter of each of the plurality of APs, a roaming frequency, and a packet retransmission rate of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090135799 - Wireless communications device including path searcher with common coherent correlator and related methods: A wireless communications device may include a path searcher for detecting signal peak locations in a received signal. The path searcher may include a common coherent correlator for performing a common coherent correlation operation on the received signal, and a plurality of peak detection frequency bin correlators may be arranged... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20090135800 - Wireless communications device including rake finger stage providing frequency correction and related methods: A wireless communications device may include a path searcher for detecting signal peak locations in a received spread-spectrum signal, and a RAKE finger stage. The RAKE finger stage may include a plurality of RAKE fingers for determining symbol values from the received spread-spectrum signal based upon the detected peak locations.... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20090135801 - Communication device: The attenuation characteristics of an attenuator largely changes depending on the frequency of an input signal. Accordingly, a difference between the amounts of attenuation of gains of each two attenuators included in a communication device is not constant. In communications using the wireless USB, the difference needs to be in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090135804 - Method and system for ordering sequences for synchronization signaling in a wireless system: Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for ordering sequences for synchronization signaling in a wireless system. Various aspects of the invention may enable a user equipment (UE) receiving signals from eUTRAN base stations (NodeBs). The received signals may comprise synchronization sequences transmitted using... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090135803 - Reference signal generation in a wireless communication system: Techniques for generating reference signals in a wireless communication system are described. A set of Q reference signal sequences may be generated based on G pseudo-random sequences and L scrambling sequences, where Q=G·L, G>1 and L>1. The Q reference signal sequences may be used for Q cell identities (IDs), one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090135802 - Scalable bandwidth system, radio base station apparatus, synchronous channel transmitting method and transmission method: A scalable bandwidth system wherein even if a terminal does not know the breakdowns of the services in all of the bandwidths, it can perform a correlation processing of synchronous channels (SCH). A base station repetitively transmits a synchronous channel, by unit of the shortest bandwidth (e.g., 1.25 MHz) of... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090135805 - System and method for connection identifier synchronization in a communication system: A method is provided for synchronizing Connection IDentifiers (CIDs) of a first station and a second station in a communication system. The CID synchronization method includes sending, by the first station, a first message for requesting addition of a service flow identified by a CID to the second station; sending,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090135812 - Call transfer method and communication system: The present disclosure discloses a call transfer method and a communication system, and the call transfer method includes: transferring, by a source CTI platform, a call of a user terminal processed by a source traffic resource device to a target traffic resource device upon a call hang and transfer request... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090135810 - Device to terminate a modem relay channel directly to an ip network: A modem data aggregating gateway that supports modem relay functionality for permitting reliable switching of modem traffic between a VoIP network and a data packet switch Internet Protocol (IP) network, s.a. the Internet. The modem relay aggregator may receive modem data encapsulated as Voice over IP (VoIP) data packets in... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090135806 - Enabling ad-hoc data communication over established mobile voice communications: In one embodiment, a first PC may receive a trigger to establish a data communication session with a second PC over an established voice call between first and second phones over a WAN. In response, the first PC may discover the first phone as an authorized personal area network (PAN)... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090135811 - Hybrid packet-switched and circuit-switched telephony system: A hybrid telephony system with packet switching as well as circuit switching optimizes utilization of transport networks, and is accessible from any conventional telephone set. A call originating from a circuit-switched network is passed through a gateway computer to a backbone packet-switched network, and then through a second gateway computer... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090135808 - Line termination arrangement with combined broadband and narrowband services: A combined line termination arrangement (1) for an access system supporting broadband transmission mode and narrowband transmission mode, the combined line termination arrangement (1) comprising a common interface device (4) having a common port (6) for receiving or transmitting a signal in said transmission modes and being connected to a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090135809 - Method and apparatus for establishing a voice bearer in a telecommunications system: A method for establishing a voice bearer in a telecommunications system in which packetized voice traffic is carried over a user plane, includes negotiating at least one of header compression and voice multiplexing options for a call and, in the negotiation process, using information about the options that is not... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090135807 - Persistent scheduling of harq retransmissions: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, HARQ retransmissions may be persistently scheduled so as to efficiently allocate network without requiring the HARQ retransmissions to be scheduled for every frame or nearly every frame. Furthermore, grouping of users may occur using a bitmap for the HARQ retransmissions using the... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20090135813 - Transmitting messages in telecommunications system comprising a packet radio network: A method of transmitting messages in a telecommunication system includes a first network offering circuit-switched services, a second network offering packet-switched services, and at least one mobile station supporting the first and the second network. When the need arises to transmit at least one message, a check is made to... Agent: Perman & Green
20090135815 - Hierarchical segmented label switched paths: A network may include a first set of routers at a first level of a multi-protocol label switched tunneling hierarchy and a second set of routers at a second level of the multi-protocol label switched tunneling hierarchy, the second set of routers connected to the first set of routers in... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090135816 - Method and apparatus for assigning ip addresses: The invention includes a method and apparatus for assigning an IP address to a mobile node (MN) from an IP address space represented using an address aggregation tree. A method includes receiving a request for an IP address for the MN, identifying each of a plurality of sub-tree gaps in... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090135814 - Method and device for tapping the payload data of multimedia connections in a packet network: In one aspect, a method for tapping conventional multimedia connections such as video telephony according to Lawful Interception standards in a packet-oriented network is provided. A control, for the duration of a call, replaces the point-specific data of the respective partner end by the point-specific data of the tapping device,... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090135817 - Method for computing the entropic value of a dynamical memory system: Methods, devices, and systems are provided for optimizing the dissemination of information in an access control system. More specifically, there are provided various mechanisms to increase the efficiency with which system updates and other types of information are spread throughout an access control system having at least one non-networked reader.... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20090135821 - Communication control unit and communication control method applied for multi-cast-supporting lan: A multicast processing section constructs, when it is determined that a received packet is a packet on a multicast packet and multicast group management protocol, a table showing a correlation between a host device and a multicast group in a port number-multicast physical address correlation storing section as well as... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090135819 - Multicast enabled web-based application data distribution: A method, information processing unit, and computer readable storage medium, are provided for distributing data packets efficiently across a packet-based data network of information processing units and intermediate nodes. The method with an information processing unit includes receiving data and identification of destinations on a packet-based data network, the data... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090135820 - Multicast path building method and device: An RPF Neighbor having the least traffic flow is estimated and a multicast distribution path via the RPF Neighbor is selected so as to split the load between routers constituting the Equal-cost Multipath and lines.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090135826 - Apparatus and method of classifying packets: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method of classifying packets that can support a quality of service (QoS) in a network system. An apparatus for classifying packets according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes, a first unit that analyzes input data packets, extracts pluralities of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090135822 - Method and apparatus for controlling packet forwarding: A technology is disclosed for reducing the number of encapsulations required when MAP forwards a packet to a mobile node which is layered within mobile networks, with mobile networks nested and multiple mobile routers chained behind MAP (Mobility Anchor Point). MAP 120 manages the binding information between RCoA and LCoA... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090135825 - Providing an independent compression server within a network, as well as a method, network station and hdcp server: The invention is related with the problem of utilizing data compression in a network of distributed stations. Often header compression is used to improve the bandwidth usage in networks, in particular wireless networks. Header compression could be implemented in access points or routers, but both implementations have serious problems, e.g.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090135824 - Route selection in wireless networks: A system and method for discovering a route between a source node and a destination node in a wireless network including setting an intermediate reply flag of a route request message by the source node, flooding the wireless network with the route request message and responding to the route request... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090135823 - Routing system, control element, routing method and forming method for exchanging table and forwarding table: In a routing method, a control element firstly forms a forwarding table and an exchanging table according to a routing table. Next, a first forwarding element receives a packet, and then obtains a label from the forwarding table according to a destination address of the packet, and determines to output... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090135828 - Internet protocol television (iptv) broadcasting system with reduced display delay due to channel changing, and method of generating and using acceleration stream: An Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) broadcasting system is provided. The IPTV broadcasting system includes: An Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) broadcasting system for reducing a display delay when a channel is changed, including: a stream transmitting apparatus receiving a broadcast channel stream, generating an acceleration stream from the broadcast channel stream,... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20090135827 - Synchronizing sequence numbers among peers in a network: A method and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes a first device sending a stream of packets in a sequence across a network to a second device. In the sequence of packets there are a number of data packets and one or more synchronization packets. The synchronization... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090135829 - Access network system, access equipment, arp proxy method and an ip bridging forwarding method: An access network system, an address resolution protocol proxy method and an IP bridging forwarding method for the access network system are disclosed. The access network system comprises: one or more access network edge nodes that connect to one or more access nodes; one or more access nodes that connect... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090135830 - Atm connection band control method and control system: An asynchronous transfer mode connection band control system in a system for transmitting and receiving an asynchronous transfer mode cell utilizing an asynchronous transfer mode network, has data storage means for storing a connection band of a preferential switched virtual connection having high preference in the asynchronous transfer mode network... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090135831 - Apparatus and program product for obtaining multiple port addresses by a fibre channel from a network fabric: Apparatus and program product for assigning or confirming multiple address identifications to a single channel adapter. A server contains multiple partitions connected to a single channel adapter which is used to send data and commands to a fabric. A request is sent to the fabric on behalf of each of... Agent: Floyd A. Gonzalez IBM Corporation
20090135832 - Pipeline scheduler with fairness and minimum bandwidth guarantee: A pipeline scheduler provides a minimum bandwidth guarantee by transporting cells from an input port to an output port in a two-phased approach. Cells that conform to a minimum cell rate (MCR) are selected from queues at the input port and arranged into supercells for transport to the output port,... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090135833 - Ingress node and egress node with improved packet transfer rate on multi-protocol label switching (mpls) network, and method of improving packet transfer rate in mpls network system: Provided are an ingress node and an egress node on a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network, with an improved packet transfer rate, and a packet transfer rate improving method in a MPLS network system. By assigning a MPLS label to a destination MAC address of a packet in order to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090135835 - Asymmetric packet switch and a method of use: The present invention relates to a packet switch and a packet switching method. An example embodiment of the present invention comprises at least three network ports, at least one instrument port, a mux-switch, a packet switch fabric, and an address table. The embodiment updates the address table to include the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090135836 - Collector device and system utilizing standardized utility metering protocol: A device-agnostic collector is capable of accepting information pushed from a node for aggregation and subsequent transmission to the head end server. As a receiver of pushed information, the device-agnostic collector does not require information about the type of meter at the node or the type of data structures transmitted... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135837 - Method of communicating packet multimedia to restricted endpoints: A method, performed in a network element, for communicating packet multimedia data between a first endpoint and a second endpoint, the method comprising the machine-implemented steps of receiving an outbound multimedia data packet; determining if the outbound multimedia data packet originated from a first endpoint that is logically behind a... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P.a
20090135834 - Technique for identifying rtp based traffic in core routing switches: A technique for identifying RTP based traffic in routers and switches is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of identifying RTP based traffic in routers and switches, includes receiving IP packets including a UDP header and a second header located substantially after the UDP header, generating statistical parameters by inspecting... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090135842 - Method and system for connecting a media stream, and method and system for detecting a connectivity: This invention discloses a method for connecting a media stream, which includes: transmitting, by a media gateway in a private network, a connecting message to an external network device through a network address translation device; the connecting message is used for generating a new address mapping, which is used for... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090135840 - Method for adjusting mss or packets sent to a bridge device positioned between virtual and physical lans: A method and apparatus are provided for use with a SEA or other bridge device, which is positioned between virtual and physical LANS and is adapted to monitor connection setup packets. If the SEA detects such a packet, it determines whether it can accommodate the MSS value listed in the... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090135839 - Packet-switched network-to-network interconnection interface: In one of many possible embodiments, an exemplary method includes establishing a secure packet-switched connection for exchanging predefined signaling messages between network elements associated with distinct network domains, determining and implementing at least one media exchange technology for transporting media between the network domains, exchanging signaling and media border processing... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090135841 - System and method for retrieving computed paths from a path computation element using encrypted objects: In one embodiment, a path computation client (PCC) generates a path computation request and transmits the path computation request to a path computation element (PCE). The PCC receives from the PCE a response including path segments defining a path, at least one of the path segments being an encrypted path... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090135838 - System and method for supporting link aggregation and other layer-2 protocols primarily over unidirectional links: Traffic through a bridge or other network device is directed in a manner that enables link aggregation and other layer-2 protocols to operate fully, even though the device may have as few as a single bidirectional link, with the remaining links being unidirectional. The protocol stack logic of the network... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald And Villanueva, PC
20090135843 - System and method for operating mesh devices in multi-tree overlapping mesh networks: Methods, systems, and devices described herein can allow a mesh device to participate in multiple mesh networks. A plurality of mesh devices can each associate with a mesh network, each mesh network managed by an access point. Mesh devices exchange neighbor information with neighboring mesh devices, including information of mesh... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135844 - Transmit-side scaler and method for processing outgoing information packets using thread-based queues: Embodiments of a transmit-side scaler and method for processing outgoing information packets using thread-based queues are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a process ID stored in a token area may be compared with a process ID of an application that generated an... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090135845 - Connection management for a vehicle telematics unit: A connection management system and method manages connections between a vehicle telematics unit and a call center. A connection is established between the vehicle telematics unit and the call center over a wireless network. A first service is provided to the vehicle telematics unit during which a request for a... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.
20090135846 - Method and system for selecting from a plurality of configuration profile records for channel bonding operation: In DOCSIS 3.0 a greater level of configuration is possible for cable modems than was available in earlier versions. The CMTS potentially receives many possible configurations from a new CM. The standard does not indicate how the CMTS should configure a CM that can support more than one possible configuration.... Agent: Arris International, Inc
20090135847 - Method and apparatus for controlling transmissions in communication systems: In a bandwidth allocation protocol for a mobile communications network, mobile terminals indicate the total quantity of data awaiting transmission, the maximum delay time of the most urgent portion of the data, and the maximum delay time of the least urgent portion. If a collision occurs between transmission by two... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090135848 - System and method for repeater in a power line network: System and method for repeater in a power line network. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a method for power line communication network. The method includes providing a virtual local area network (VLAN), which VLAN includes at least a repeater, a client, and a gateway. The VLAN is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090135849 - Rtp payload format: A data stream is encrypted to form encryption units that are packetized into RTP packets. Each RTP packet includes an RTP packet header, one or more payloads of a common data stream, and a RTP payload format header for each payload and including, for the corresponding encryption units, a boundary... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090135851 - Transport layer and model for an advanced metering infrastructure (ami) network: Mesh networks, network devices, and computer program products for implementing a transport layer. The transport layer is operable to provide connection oriented transport layer services to at least one of an application layer, a presentation layer, and a session layer. The transport layer header flags essentially consist of: SYN, ACK,... Agent: King And Spalding LLP (trilliant) Trilliant Customer Number
20090135852 - Facilitating intelligent marking and discarding of mpeg video packets in ip packet stream: A computer-implemented method comprises a plurality of operations. An operation is performed for creating an IP packet containing MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) packets therein and having a header including a value computed using a respective bit value of each one of the MPEG packets. Thereafter, an operation is performed... Agent: Galasso & Associates, Lp
20090135853 - Method and system for shortening the length of time gaps between data units in a data switching network: A method for shortening the length of time gaps between data units in a data switching network; the method comprising: arranging a group of K data units received consecutively at an input of a first device in K time units, where K is a positive integer; sending the arranged K... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090135855 - Apparatus for automatically synchronizing setting information of wireless device: Provided is a portable device having an automatic setting information synchronizing function for a two-way radio communication. The portable device includes a radio communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from an external fixing device via a two-way radio communication, an input/output unit for providing an input/output interface, a synchronizing unit for... Agent: Venable LLP
20090135856 - Multimedia apparatus and synchronization method thereof: A multimedia apparatus and a synchronization method thereof are provided. The multimedia apparatus includes a video output unit which outputs a video, and a control unit which transmits an audio signal to the external device through the communication module and operates the video output unit to display a video corresponding... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090135854 - System and method for clock synchronization: A system and a method are provided for clock synchronization. The method includes receiving a new transmitter timestamp based upon a transmitter clock, determining a new transmitter timestamp delta between the new transmitter timestamp and a previous transmitter timestamp, determining a new receiver timestamp delta between a new receiver timestamp... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section05/21/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090129257 - System and method for compensation of non-linear transmitter distortion: A system, apparatus, method and article to provide compensation of non-linear transmitter distortion are described. The apparatus may include a receiver node (130) to receive information from a transmitter node (120). The receiver node (130) may include a clipping ratio estimation module (142) to determine parameters of non-linearity of a... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20090129258 - Transmission of signalling information in an ofdm communication system: An Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing, OFDM, transmitter comprises a signalling data generator (113) which generates a set of data symbols indicative of physical layer characteristics of data transmissions from the OFDM transmitter (100). A first symbol generator (115) and second symbol generator (117) generates a first and second OFDM signalling... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090129259 - Coding and multiplexing of control information in a wireless communication system: Techniques for sending control information in a wireless communication system are described. In an aspect, a UE spreads control information across frequency with a DFT and across time with an orthogonal sequence to obtain output data for the control information. In one design, the UE receives codewords for N HARQ... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129260 - Devices, systems, and/or methods regarding virtual routing forwarding: Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a method that can comprise automatically rendering information indicative of a cause of a failure in a Virtual Private Network (VPN) that comprises one or more routers that utilize Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) tables to route traffic via the VPN. The cause of the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Haynes Attn: Patent Docketing
20090129261 - High available method for border gateway protocol version 4: High availability BGP4 is based on redundant hardware as well as redundant software that replicates the RUN state of BGP4. There are two copies, respectively active and backup, of BGP4 running on two separate redundant hardware platforms. All BGP4 internal implementations apply various methods to replicate the running state of... Agent: Foundry Networks, Inc. Legal Department
20090129262 - Transmission device: A transmission device includes a synchronous transmission network interface section, a switch section, first and second LAN interface sections, a distribution section, and a transmission and reception section, and said second LAN interface section includes a de-mapping section, a transmission and reception section, a collection section, and a mapping section.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090129265 - Methods and media access controller for broadband wireless communications with variable data unit size and delayed data unit construction: A media access controller (MAC) of a broadband wireless communication device may vary the size of data unit payloads based on a physical layer burst size. In automatic retransmission request (ARQ) enabled service flows, the MAC may delay construction of data units from the data unit payloads until after entering... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090129264 - System and method for prioritizing and providing credits for data packet communication over a packet network: A system and method for prioritizing data packets being communicated over a packet network may include receiving a data packet at a network node. The data packet may include an origination network address, a destination network address, and a data field. A determination may be made as to whether at... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090129263 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for multi-stage transmit protection in a femtocell system: A system, method, and computer readable medium for transmit protection in a femtocell system are provided. A multi-stage transmit protection routine prohibits radio transmissions for unregistered femtocell systems and transmissions from femtocell systems in unauthorized areas. A femtocell system may request transmission authorization from a base station manager. The base... Agent: Rg & Associates
20090129266 - Network connection system and traffic shaping method for facilitating shaping traffic even in network which accommodates lines based on different protocols: A packet scheduling apparatus corrects an overhead amount between a DSL rate and a packet rate, converts DSL rate information to the packet rate, and shapes the IP packets from the Internet such that the IP packets are delivered at a transmission rate equal to or lower than the packet... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.
20090129268 - Random reuse based control channels: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate wireless network transmitters blanking or reducing power on portions of bandwidth reserved for control information transmission. This mitigates interference from disparate transmitters. Furthermore, the control information portion can be divided into a plurality of OFDM tiles that are reusable by transmitters for transmitting... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129267 - System and method for discovering sctp associations in a network: Systems and methods for discovering SCTP associations between devices communicating in a network are described. A method comprises monitoring packets communicated among a plurality of source and destination devices, determining a combination of source EP address, source port number, destination IP address, and destination port number that defines an association... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20090129270 - Apparatus and method for controlling reverse-link data transmission rate: Apparatus and method for controlling data transmission rate in a wireless communication system during handoff comprises a terminal recognizing an active set comprising a serving base station and at least one non-serving base station with respect to the terminal communicating with the network at a first data transmission rate, receiving... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090129269 - Ethernet controller: An Ethernet controller has a buffer memory for receiving data packets, a data flow control unit for controlling the data flow to Ethernet controller, a packet counter, packet counter control logic for incrementing and decrementing the packet counter, a first register for storing a watermark, and a comparator logic coupled... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20090129275 - Access gateway, terminal and method of controlling flow in wireless system: A wireless system includes plural different access networks and terminals (19, 20) having interfaces corresponding to the plural different access networks (3, 5, 9, 13). Each of the access networks includes an access gateway (AGW) performing flow control. Upon receiving a packet transmission stop signal, the AGW determines whether a... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20090129273 - Method & apparatus for detecting and avoiding interference in a communications network: A wireless mesh communication network includes a plurality of wireless routers which can be managed in a hierarchical manner with respect to one another and all of the routers are capable of detecting and avoiding interference on channels over which they communicate with one another. Depending upon whether a channel... Agent: Robert Schuler
20090129272 - Method and apparatus to control data rate in a wireless communication system: A serving radio network controller controls the data rate for uplink and downlink transmissions between a mobile device and a serving access point by negotiating with a drift radio network controller of a drift access point in a wireless communication system. The serving radio network controller receives a first message... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090129274 - Method for the optimised management of resources in a terminal comprising multiple interfaces: A method is provided for the transmission of data flows through multiple interfaces. The method includes: comparing a maximum throughput value offered by an interface with a cumulative value resulting from a sum of the throughputs attributed to the flows effectively travelling through the interface; and switching a flow to... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090129271 - Providing services to packet flows in a network: A system and method for providing services to packet flows in a communication network. The services include enhanced charging, stateful firewalls, traffic performance optimization (TPO) and advanced services such as content differentiated charging, per-subscriber stateful firewalls, and VPNs, for example. A gateway can be used to route each packet flow... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York
20090129276 - Method and device for managing data rate in a communication system: A method is provided for managing a data rate in a communication system that includes a first device. The first device receives (202) at least one data packet from a second device over a link, wherein the at least one data packet is sent at a first data rate, and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090129277 - Automatic tuning of communication protocol performance: A method or device may optimize applications on a parallel computing system using protocols such as Message Passing Interface (MPI). Environment variables data may be used as well as a test kernel of an application to optimize communication protocol performance according to a set of predefined tuning rules. The tuning... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090129278 - Method and apparatus for network based content enhancement: A system and method of enhancing content of at least one message sent by a source device to at least one destination device over at least one network. The system is operative to receive a message over a network, in which the message has content associated therewith. The system analyzes... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20090129279 - Method of notifying a transmission defect of an audio signal: A method of notifying on a downstream link (2) of a network element (20) a transmission defect affecting an audio signal coded on an upstream link (1) of said network element. The method comprises a step in which the network element (20) sends, on said downstream link, an audio coded... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090129280 - Socket management for always-on data connections: A method of automatically keeping sockets open for always-on applications in a GPRS context is provided. Information is maintained by each wireless device identifying each APN (access point name)-port pair associated with a PDP (packet data protocol) context used by an always-on application. Upon the PDP context becoming available after... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20090129284 - Apparatus and method for reporting channel quality indicator in wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for reporting a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes estimating a per-subband CQI with respect to each transport layer and generating a broadband CQI with respect to each transport layer according to the per-subband CQI, comparing the broadband... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090129282 - Method and apparatus for measuring quality of voip call: Provided are a method and an apparatus for periodically measuring speech quality in a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) terminal while a VoIP call between VoIP terminals is in progress. The method comprises: receiving summary information regarding traffic sent from an opposite VoIP terminal; and evaluating speech quality by comparing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090129283 - Method and apparatus for transmitting information of device in wireless personal area network: Provided is a method of transmitting information regarding a device in a wireless personal area network (WPAN). In the method, a probe request frame is received from one of devices belonging to the WPAN according to a common mode which is a physical layer (PHY) transmission mode being commonly supported... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090129287 - Method, system, and mobile node for updating a classifier: A method, a system, and a mobile node (MN) for updating a data classifier are provided, which mainly include the following steps: acquiring an MN's classifier information before the relocation of an access router and the MN's new classifier information after the relocation of the access router, updating corresponding properties... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090129281 - Quality-energy scalability technique for tracking systems: A method of managing the operation of a system is presented. The system includes a processing subsystem configured to run a multimedia application and a telecommunication subsystem. The method includes determining telecom environment conditions, and selecting a configuration from a plurality of configurations. The selecting is based at least in... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090129286 - Reducing inter-ss interference: Certain embodiments are described that enable the provision of enhanced service in wireless networks. Methods for wireless broadband scheduling are described that comprise determining levels of potential interference between subscriber stations located in an area covered by a wireless base station. Communication between the wireless base station and the subscriber... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090129285 - Statistic reporting method and media gateway: A statistic reporting method includes: obtaining the current time information after an MG determines that the statistic parameter value needs to be reported if the reporting of a statistic parameter value needs to be bound to the time information, when associating the current time with the current value of the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090129288 - Network traffic identification by waveform analysis: A technique is disclosed for identifying network traffic. The traffic data is converted into a wave vector. The wave vector is compared with a wave template. It is determined whether the wave vector is substantially similar to the wave template. If it is determined that the wave vector is substantially... Agent: Van Pelt & Yi LLP
20090129291 - Configuring an identifier for an access point: An access point is configured based on acquired information. An access point may be configured based on the configuration(s) of at least one other access point. An identifier to be transmitted by an access point may be selected based on the identifier(s) transmitted by at least one other access point.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129290 - Method for acquiring information of network resources connected to ports of network switches: Provided is a method for acquiring information of network resources connected to ports of network switches. The method includes the steps of: acquiring network resource information including IP address, MAC address, computer name, and workgroup name of the network resources in a network including one or more network switches and... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090129292 - System and method for identifying and calling a function of a service with respect to a subscriber and service management system employing the same: Various systems and methods for identifying and calling functions to perform various tasks. One aspect provides a method of exposing a set of device-specific functions associated with a subscriber. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) identifying service descriptions associated with the subscriber, (2) mapping end points associated with the... Agent: Hitt Gaines, PC Alcatel-lucent
20090129289 - System, method and computer-readable storage medium for calculating addressing and bandwidth requirements of a network: Apparatuses, methods and computer-readable storage mediums are provided for calculating estimated addressing and bandwidth requirements of a customer domain, such as to facilitate designing the respective domain. A method includes selecting customer premises equipment (CPE) of a domain including a plurality of CPEs, where each CPE includes one or more... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090129293 - Recording a circuit switched call using an ip based control interface: A method of recording at least a part of a conversation between a plurality of conversation parties, wherein said conversation is enabled by establishing a call through a circuit switched telecommunications network. Said at least one part of said conversation is recorded in a data file using a recording system... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090129294 - Systems and methods for multi-customer access to high speed data optimization applications over tcp/ip wan and internet: The present invention allows multi-customer access to the common high speed carrier for contracting customers. The customer initiates a data transfer utilizing a registered address that activates high speed encapsulation to accelerate the data transmission. This change allows multiple users, who share the same local environment to access the infrastructure... Agent: Dale Freeman
20090129295 - Electronic conference system, electronic conference managing device, terminal device, electronic conference managing method, control program, and computer-readable storage medium storing same control program: A PoC communication system (100) includes (i) a plurality of terminal devices (40) that are able to communicate with one another, and a PoC server (10) for giving a speaking right to a terminal device (40). The PoC server (10) includes a speaking right status presentation control section (12) for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090129296 - Method of call conferencing to support session continuity for multi-mode clients: The present invention provides methods of inter-technology handoff of a multi-mode mobile unit in a packet-switched communication system. One embodiment of the method includes establishing a call from a first application layer client in the first mobile unit using a first wireless communication link that operates according to a first... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20090129297 - Communication system: The present invention addresses the difference in the basic concept of the communication means between a PoC system, which is a half-duplex communication system, and a general telephony, which is a full-duplex communication system, providing smooth communications. A communication system is provided with a communication controller which performs interconversion between... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090129298 - Efficient system identification schemes for communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate efficiently indicating parameter(s) associated with a base station utilizing synchronization signals in a wireless communication environment. For instance, relative locations of a PSC and a SSC in a radio frame can be a function of a parameter. Further, a PSC sequence utilized to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129299 - Multiplexing apparatus in a transceiver system: A multiplexing apparatus comprising at least one band pass filter, a receiver filter, and a transmitter filter is disclosed. The receiver filter, the transmitter filter and each band pass filter are communicatively coupled to a cable so that the receiver filter is configured to pass signals in a first spectral... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20090129301 - Configuring a user device to remotely access a private network: Configuring a mobile device to remotely access a private network involves determining, via the private network, first network parameters that enable the mobile device utilize to a computing service of the private network. The device also determines, via a gateway coupled to the private network, second network parameters that allow... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20090129300 - Method and apparatus for deciding a traveling direction in a space: A method and an apparatus for deciding a traveling direction in a space are provided. After receiving a starting signal from a mobile apparatus, a network node of a network apparatus generates a request signal and sends it to a processing apparatus. Then the processing apparatus decides the traveling direction... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090129303 - Data transmission circuit and its control method: A data transmission circuit transmitting an activation signal prior to a data signal through a signal transmission line, including: an activation detection signal generation unit for generating an activation detection signal by detecting the activation signal; and a wakeup signal generation unit for being activated by the activation detection signal,... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090129305 - Method and system for providing transmission control in a communication system: In a method for communication between a first station (BS1) and a second station (MS1) the first station may provide the second station with information associated with the manner how the second station should transmit towards the first station. The second station (MS1) may then transmit e.g. a response to... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090129304 - Method for reducing power consumption in a multi-user digital communication system and mobile station employing the method: A method for reducing power consumption in a multi-user digital communication system and mobile station employing the method adjusts receive and transmit mode durations of the mobile device using downlink and uplink allocations from a base station of the system, as well as other factors.... Agent: Thomas H. Ham Wilson & Ham
20090129302 - System and method for implementing optimized multiplexing and power saving in a broadcast network: A system and method for implementing optimized multiplexing and power saving in a broadcast/multicast network. According to various embodiments, frame and slot structures are designed in such a way so as to adapt based upon the bit rate variation of the input stream, while at the same time not compromising... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090129306 - Wake-up broadcast including network information in common designation ad hoc wireless networking: A data communication device includes both a two-way communications component having a first receiver and transmitter, and a second receiver. The second receiver activates the two-way communications component from a dormant state upon receipt by the second receiver of a wake-up broadcast that includes a wake-up identifier of the data... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20090129307 - Data over signaling (dos) optimization over wireless access networks: The present invention supports a communication protocol on a wireless communication network to transmit application data on the control channel to an access terminal. Base transceiver stations are grouped and configured into paging zones. The radio network controller transmits a page message and application data to the base transceiver stations... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20090129308 - Packet relay apparatus, multicast packet communication system, and multicast packet communication method: A packet relay apparatus, a multicast packet communication system and a multicast packet communication method wherein even when a single service is constituted by a plurality of communication system data streams, the radio networks and the network resources can be effectively used. Each of relay apparatuses of GGSN (120), SGSN... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090129309 - Retransmitting lost packet with subsequent received packet: In one embodiment, a method comprises transmitting onto a wireless connection, by a device, a first wireless data packet destined for a second device; in response to a determined absence by the device of a required acknowledgment of the first wireless data packet from the second device, queuing by the... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20090129311 - Method of optimizing the resources used in a satellite or aircraft telecommunications system: The invention relates to a method of optimizing the resources used in a satellite or aircraft telecommunications system (onboard segment). The method includes expressing the difference in consumption EdB between the consumption of onboard power and the consumption of onboard bandwidth as a function of a plurality of terms including... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP
20090129310 - Timing recovery scheme for satellite backhaul link: A remote satellite modem, in conjunction with a mediation device configuration propagates frames over a cellular backhaul link so as to preserve PRC traceability by receiving a frame based signal, in which the frame based signal conforms to a hub timing signal operable to demarcate frames in the frame based... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
20090129312 - System and method for timing synchronization: The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for timing synchronization. Uplink synchronization is a necessary component of a UE operating in a mobile, wireless network. Reliable uplink synchronization generally requires regular uplink transmission containing reference signals. A method is provided that defines a burst period for sending the... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090129317 - Ack/nack dtx detection: In a first aspect of the invention there is a method, apparatus, and executable software product for receiving scheduling information, determining that at least one downlink allocation of the scheduling information was not received, sending a reply to the received scheduling that comprises an indication of discontinuous transmission in response... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090129320 - Communications terminal, server, playback control method and program: The communications terminal comprises: a playback device which playbacks content; a reading device which reads in access information recorded on a prescribed recording medium, the access information being necessary for downloading the content which can be played back by the playback device, via a network; a communications device which downloads... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090129313 - Control station device, base station device, and packet data discarding method: There is provided a control station device capable of suppressing a traffic amount by discarding packet data to be discarded by a control station device, without transmitting the packet data from the base station device to the control station device. In this device, a buffer (102) stores upstream packet data... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090129315 - Data discard for radio link control in wireless networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate in-band notification of stale service data units (SDU) in a radio link control (RLC) layer for wireless communications. In particular, where SDUs become stale during protocol data unit (PDU) retransmission, in-band notifications can be packed in retransmit PDUs for receipt and interpretation by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129319 - Integrated web cache: A gateway for mobile communications comprises a cache for storing network data recently downloaded from a network, a foreign agent, and a packet filter that directs requests for the network data from a mobile node to the cache. The packet filter directs the requested network data from the cache to... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090129318 - Method, system and application server for routing cs domain calls to ps domain: A method and system for routing a Circuit Switched (CS) domain call to a Packet Switched (PS) domain are disclosed. The method includes a Voice Call Continuity Application Server (VCC AS) in the PS domain interacts with a Home Location Register (HLR) in the CS domain to obtain an original... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090129314 - Route optimization with location privacy support: The invention relates to a method for route optimisation of packet switched data transmissions between a first mobile node and a second mobile node in a mobile communication system comprising a plurality of access networks. The method comprises the step of transmitting return routability protocol packets and data packets. The... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090129321 - System and method for clustering wireless devices in a wireless network: Described are a system and method for clustering wireless devices in a wireless network. The system comprises a wireless access point and a plurality of wireless computing units grouped into a cluster as a function of a predetermined parameter. The cluster includes a cluster head unit and at least one... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)
20090129316 - Systems and methods for adaptive routing in mobile ad-hoc networks and disruption tolerant networks: The systems and methods described herein include adaptive routing processes for packet-based wireless communication networks. This routing approach works both in MANETs (when a contemporaneous end-to-end path is available) and in DTNs (when a contemporaneous end to end path is not available, but one of formed over space and time).... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20090129322 - mobile communication system, a mobile station, a base station and communication control method: A mobile station includes: a QoS (quality of service) requirement determination unit configured to determine a QoS requirement for a data packet; a downlink channel condition estimation unit configured to estimate a downlink channel condition; an identification number extracting unit configured to extract an identification number for the mobile station;... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090129326 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving control information for uplink data in a mobile communication system and system thereof: A method for transmitting control information for uplink data in a mobile communication system is provided. The method includes defining a plurality of transmission data having different priorities, and determining whether there is a need for transmission of particular transmission data, for which a minimum data rate should be guaranteed,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090129324 - Communication system and communication method: A communication apparatus and method including scanning all of channels, specifying, based on a result of the scanning, at least other communication apparatus which is wirelessly connectable and a channel for a wireless connection to the other communication apparatus, a table based on corresponding information of a communication apparatus and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090129325 - Method and apparatus for calculating the paging cycle offset in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for calculating the paging cycle offset in a wireless communication system characterized in that determining the value of the PreferredControlChannelCycleEnabled field and calculating the paging cycle offset R wherein the paging cycle occurs once every two superframes.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin LLP
20090129323 - Method for determining transmission channels for a lpg based vehicle communication network: A method for determining a transmission channel for multi-hop transmission of a data packet from a plurality of data channels in an ad-hoc network. The network includes at least one local peer group. Each local peer group has a plurality of moving vehicles as nodes. The method comprises steps of... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090129330 - Method for transmitting up link control signal in mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method for transmitting uplink control information in a mobile communication system; and, more particularly, to a method for effectively forming uplink control information transmitted through a downlink from a base station to a terminal in a mobile communication system for providing a packet service... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090129329 - Scheduling method and communication apparatus: The present invention provides a scheduling method in which a communication apparatus belonging to an OFDMA-based wireless communication system communicates data with a plurality of users by preferentially allocating a data sequence to a default subchannel segment that is different from other-cell allocation subchannel segment that is preferentially used for... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090129327 - Sector identification using sector parameters signatures: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate identifying sectors using sector parameters signatures. The signatures can be generated as a known function of a previous sector parameters signature (or message parameters), system time, and an identifier. In this regard, mobile devices can determine an expected identifier from comparing the sector... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129328 - Wireless communication rate allocation on a gaussian interference channel: There is provided a method for allocating transmission rates in a wireless network, includes the steps of associating transmitters with corresponding receivers for communicating on an interference channel in the wireless network, and allocating a transmission rate to each transmitter for decoding by its corresponding receiver, the allocated transmission rate... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20090129332 - Methods and apparatus for providing an efficient frame structure for wireless communication systems: Providing for an efficient frame structure for wireless communication is disclosed, which may include frequency division multiplexing (FDM) first and second air interfaces in a downlink subframe of a frame, and may also include time division multiplexing (TDM) the first and second air interfaces in an uplink subframe of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129331 - Opportunistic uplink scheduling: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate scheduling uplink transmissions. For instance, a time sharing scheme can be utilized such that differing mobile devices can be scheduled to transmit during differing time slots; however, it is also contemplated that a static scheme can be employed. Pursuant to an illustration, an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129333 - Preamble design for a wireless signal: Providing for management of wireless communications in a heterogeneous wireless access point (AP) environment is described herein. By way of example, system data of an over-the-air message can be configured to include information identifying a distinct type of transmitting base station. In some aspects, the information can include an access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129340 - Communication apparatus and method for controlling use of service: A communication apparatus, connected to a first network configured to control use of a service provided in the first network from a second network, sends a first signal to the second network for ending a data request from the second network issued to the service in the first network using... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090129342 - Mapping quality of service for intersystem handover: In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is a method, executable computer program, and apparatus for receiving information including at least one packet data protocol context of a target network, and based on the information, for mapping in a source network at least one bearer to the... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090129337 - Method and apparatus for performing piconet coordinator handover in wireless personal area network: Provided are a method and an apparatus for performing a piconet coordinator (PNC) handover in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) in which devices using various PHY transmission modes coexist. A device that enters the WPAN transfers information about its PHY transmission mode to the PNC through an association request... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090129339 - Method and apparatus for state/mode transitioning: A method and network element for sending a transition indication to transition a user equipment to a different state or mode, the method receiving a configuration message from a network; and transmitting a transition indication from the user equipment, the transition indication only includes a cause if the configuration message... Agent: Moffat & Co
20090129335 - Method for handover in mobile communication system: A method and apparatus is provided to enable a network to more efficiently determine whether additional reverse links can be assigned. Various methods are presented that allow a network to determine either the transmission power or power headroom of a mobile terminal based on information that is provided at session... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090129343 - Mobile communication terminal, incoming data detecting method and incoming data detecting program: Included are a system information receiving unit for receiving, from a first base station or a second base station, system information including a PI within a PICH and a PCH, and a cell reselecting unit for executing a cell reselection process for switching from a wireless communication with the first... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090129334 - Soft handoff in ofdma system: The soft handoff in an OFDMA system. If the pilot signal strength for a base station exceeds the defined threshold, the base station is added to an active set list. Subcarriers in a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols are divided and allocated into subchannels. The OFDM symbols... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20090129341 - Source initiated communication handover: In a handover operation an access terminal is handed over from a source access point to a target access point. To facilitate efficient identification of a target access point, a handover operation may be initiated by the target access point. A candidate frequency search also may be invoked to confirm... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129336 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for user equipment handoff from a macrocellular network to an ip-femtocell network: A system, method, and computer readable medium for handoff of a user equipment from a macrocellular system to a femtocell system is provided. A micro-pilot assisted handoff routine may be implemented to facilitate handoff of a user equipment from a macrocellular system to a femtocell system. The femtocell system may... Agent: Rg & Associates
20090129338 - Utilizing broadcast signals to convey restricted association information: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate transmitting access point types and/or restricted association parameters using broadcast signals, such as beacons, pilot signals, etc. The type or restricted association information can be indicated by one or more intrinsic aspects of the signal, such as specified parameters. In addition, the type... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129344 - Enhanced stream layer transmission for mediaflo mobile multimedia multicast system: Enhancing stream layer transmission for a MediaFLO mobile multimedia multicast system comprising a transmitter and a receiver includes sending a plurality of multicast logical channels (MLC) forming a data frame from the transmitter, wherein each MLC comprises multimedia data streams comprising a stream 0, 1, and 2 data packet, and... Agent: Rahman LLC
20090129345 - Opportunistic uplink scheduling: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate scheduling uplink transmissions. For instance, a time sharing scheme can be utilized such that differing mobile devices can be scheduled to transmit during differing time slots; however, it is also contemplated that a static scheme can be employed. Pursuant to an illustration, an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129354 - Access point configuration schemes: An access point is configured based on acquired information. An access point may be configured based on the configuration(s) of at least one other access point. An identifier to be transmitted by an access point may be selected based on the identifier(s) transmitted by at least one other access point.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129351 - Apparatus and method for transmitting data in customer premises equipment: An apparatus and method are provided for transmitting data by a Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) that communicates with a first communication equipment supporting a first communication protocol and a second communication equipment supporting a second communication protocol. The apparatus and method includes receiving data packets from the second communication equipment,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090129355 - Apparatus of transmitting packets of wireless local network and method for using the same: An apparatus for transmitting packets of a wireless local area network comprises a packet buffer area, a host controller and a timer. The packet buffer area is configured to temporarily store a plurality of packets. The host controller is configured to aggregate and control the plurality of packets in the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090129347 - Approach for configuring wi-fi devices: According to an approach for configuring Wi-Fi devices, a wireless access point changes its mode of operation from a normal operating mode to a configuration operating mode to configure one or more Wi-Fi devices. When operating in the configuration operating mode, it is more difficult for an eavesdropper to intercept... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090129346 - Method and apparatus for monitoring tcp sessions in a mobile data network and developing corresponding performance metrics: These teachings provide for receiving (101) TCP packets as comprise a part of a packet data flow that itself comprises, at least in part, a mobile data flow. These TCP packets are then used (102) to detect when the mobile data flow as comprises a mobile data session has been... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20090129353 - Method for recognizing available channel in ieee 802.15.4 protocol csma/ca mechanism: Disclosed is a method of recognizing an available channel in order to prevent channel occupation requirements from colliding with each other when one wireless channel is shared by plural terminals in a CSMA/CA mechanism using an IEEE 802.15.4 protocol slot, the method including: a first step of initializing a counter,... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090129356 - Method, apparatus and system for information transmission: A method, an apparatus and a system for information transmission are provided. The method includes the following steps. A second user equipment receives update information issued by a wireless access point (AP). The second user equipment is located within a coverage area of the wireless AP. After detecting that the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090129352 - Methods and apparatus for split policy enforcement in wireless networks: A wireless local area network system allows policy enforcement execution to be split between an access port and a centralized wireless controller. The policy may be of various types, including, but not limited to, a firewall policy, a QoS policy, a traffic shaping policy, and a bandwidth-management policy. On the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)
20090129350 - Preamble design for a wireless signal: Providing for management of wireless communications in a heterogeneous wireless access point (AP) environment is described herein. By way of example, system data of an over-the-air message can be configured to include information identifying a distinct type of transmitting base station. In some aspects, the information can include an access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129348 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for mobile terminated call processing by a femtocell system: A system, method, and computer readable medium for processing a call setup in a network system are provided. A femtocell system receives a call origination for a call to be terminated with a user equipment serviced by the femtocell system from a core network, transmits a page message to the... Agent: Rg & Associates
20090129349 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for short message service processing by a femtocell system: A system, method, and computer readable medium for processing messaging services in a network system are provided. A femtocell system receives a message delivery request and message content to be delivered to a destination device from a user equipment serviced thereby. The femtocell system packetizes the message content and transmits... Agent: Rg & Associates
20090129358 - Communication apparatus, communication method and program: A communication apparatus, which has a means for allowing communication to be performed via one or more lines, decides a timing at which to perform a reconnection, taking the statuses of the lines into account. When the timing at which to perform the reconnection has been decided, a line is... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090129359 - Hand over method from asynchronous mobile communication network to synchronous mobile communication network: The present invention relates to a method of performing handover from an asynchronous mobile communication network to a synchronous mobile communication network. If the access network of the asynchronous mobile communication network (100) requests handover to an MSC (104) of the asynchronous mobile communication network, the MSC requests/receives subscriber information... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090129357 - Measuring received signal quality: A method of determining a signal quality parameter in a radio communications device includes: measuring a signal error parameter of a received signal (104); comparing said measured signal error parameter to a threshold level (106), and determining the signal quality parameter on the basis of a reference signal error parameter... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090129360 - Method for code channel allocation and method for multiuser detection in a wireless communication system: The present invention discloses a method for code channel allocation and related multiuser detection in a wireless communication system. The method for code channel allocation includes: establishing a relation between at least one channel estimation window and a channelization code, wherein the at least one channel estimation window corresponding to... Agent: Lackenbach Siegel, LLP
20090129361 - Method and apparatus for searching for or tuning to one or more radio stations with minimum interaction with host processor: A host system for searching for or tuning to one or more radio stations includes a host processor and a data processor. The data processor is configured to receive a command from the host processor. The data processor is further configured, based on the command, to perform multiple search operations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129362 - Transmission device and transmission method: A disclosed transmission device includes a frequency scheduling unit configured to allocate, to each user, either frequency blocks that are consecutive frequency subcarrier blocks obtained by dividing a system bandwidth or distributed frequency blocks that are frequency subcarrier blocks discretely distributed in the system bandwidth; and a mapping unit configured... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090129363 - Automatic volume restoration in a distributed communication system: A distributed home communications system automatically restores settings, such as volume levels, on each communication node when initiating a connection associated with various communication types in paging, public address, two-way radio, intercoms, music distribution systems, and the like.... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.
20090129365 - Control station, controlling method thereof and storage media: This invention has as its object to reduce power consumption of dependent stations with low frequency of communication by controlling communications of the control station in a network. According to this invention, a control station communicating with dependent stations comprises a classification unit configured to classify the dependent stations connected... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090129364 - Method for transmitting and receiving safety message: A method for a first mobile station to transmit a safety message to a second mobile station is provided. The first mobile station competitively transmits a non-safety message to the second mobile station during a first period. The first mobile station spreads a safety message and generates a spread message... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090129366 - Multiple power-multiple access in wireless networks for interference cancellation: A method and network communicate packets by assigning, in each one of a set of multiple transmitters, a power level to a packet to be transmitted during a time interval. The power level is selected from a set of power levels available for the set of multiple transmitters. The power... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090129368 - Communication apparatus and control method, program, and storage medium thereof: A communication apparatus comprises: a determination unit to determine whether there exists an external apparatus that has not undergone synchronization adjustment; and a control unit to exert control, if the external apparatus exists, so that the communication apparatus functions as an apparatus which sends beacon information to adjust the synchronization... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090129367 - Multi-function wireless terminal: A method for communication includes allocating time intervals for a first communication session over a first connection between a wireless terminal and a base station of a long-range wireless data network, which operates in accordance with a first protocol defining time frames having downlink and uplink sub-frames. Time slots are... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090129370 - voice-over-ip capable sideshow device: A Voice-over-IP capable SideShow device is disclosed. Specifically, according to one embodiment of the present invention, a SideShow device capable of supporting Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) includes a modifiable content endpoint and a virtual UART. The content endpoint enables the SideShow device to support a set of configurable functions and associate customized... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090129369 - Apparatus and method for supporting multiple traffic categories at a single networked device: An apparatus comprising a first and a second functional entity operable for supporting traffic in, respectively, first and second traffic categories across a communications network. The second traffic category is associated with specific routing requirements. A network interface releases a request for a first address and a request for a... Agent: Smart & Biggar
20090129373 - Extraction of subscriber terminal information signal: A first terminal sends a monitoring execution information for monitoring an information signal sent from a subscriber terminal, together with subscriber identification information, to a subscriber information storage apparatus. The subscriber information storage apparatus sends the subscriber identification information to a call control apparatus which is searched for based on... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090129372 - Ims and sms interworking: Providing for inter-working between SMS network architectures and IMS network architectures in a mobile environment is described herein. By way of example, a next generation (NG) short message service center (SMSC) is provided that can receive SMS messages in mobile application protocol (MAP) and convert such messages to IMS protocol.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - At Attn: Patent Docketing
20090129371 - Method and system to enable mobile roaming over ip networks and local number portability: A method and system for creating a virtual roaming solution for a MSISDN using a softphone over an IP network. The system involves (i) implementation of a novel virtual mobile network (VMN) comprising virtual visitor location register (vVLR), virtual home location register (vHLR) and virtual multiple switching centre (vMSC) on... Agent: Kagan Binder, PLLC
20090129374 - System and method for using exception routing tables in an internet based telephone call routing system: In a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system for completing telephone calls over the Internet, the system uses a general routing table and client exception routing tables to instruct originating gateways about how to complete calls. When a call request for a particular client is received, the system first looks... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090129375 - Method and apparatus for transmission of circuit switched voice over packet switched networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate and/or effectuate transmission of circuit switched voice over packet switched networks. The systems and methodologies provide for the receiving a first packet originating from access terminals and/or user equipment, determining within which hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) the first packet is received, ascertaining... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090129376 - Power distribution system communication system and method: A power distribution system may incorporate a network communication capability. The network communication capability may be configured or may be configurable as a multi-tiered, mesh network. The network may have two tiers of fixed node meshes (tier 2 and tier 3) and one tier of mobile nodes mesh (tier 1).... Agent: James V. Lapacek S & C Electric Co.
20090129380 - Determining packet forwarding information for packets sent from a protocol offload engine in a packet switching device: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms used in one embodiment configured for, and means for, determining packet forwarding information for packets sent from a protocol offload engine in a packet switching device. The protocol offload engine performs the protocol processing for a protocol application (e.g., BGP) running... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20090129381 - Method for transmitting data in a telecommunications network and switch for implementing said method: A method for transferring data from a first switch to a second switch selectively by line-switching or by packet-switching as well as to a switch for carrying out the method. Data packets are thereby first transferred packet-switched through a packet-switching network to the second switch. With the presence of a... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP
20090129379 - Reconstructing data on a network: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for parsing, flagging, and/or reconstructing data on a network. Data packets associated with user requests are distributed among a plurality of data centers for processing. The data packets are captured at the data centers for fraud detection. The captured data... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090129377 - Service for mapping ip addresses to user segments: A system is disclosed that uses behavioral data collected by ISPs to categorize particular ISP subscribers. The behavioral data may, for example, include the identities of particular web sites and/or web pages accessed by particular subscribers, the search queries used by the subscribers to conduct Internet searches, and/or other types... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090129378 - Surreptitious web server bias towards desired browsers: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to processing requests from a client to a server and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for transmitting data in a surreptitious pattern. In this regard, in one embodiment of the invention, a... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090129384 - Data mirroring in a service: Data mirroring in a service such as a virtual private LAN service is disclosed. Data packets, segments, frames, or other forms of encapsulation may be mirrored off of a core network (e.g., IP, TCP) to one or more mirroring destinations without using a parallel network. Encapsulation techniques are provided that... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James, LLP And Alcatel
20090129383 - Hub and spoke multicast model: Techniques for implementing multicast messaging between spokes in a hub and spoke network are provided in the present disclosure. Multicast messages may be efficiently routed by creating separate multicast groups for upstream traffic from a source spoke to the hub (a “To Hub” group joined by the hub) and downstream... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc
20090129382 - Method and system of routing a communication within a network: A method can be used to route a communication within a network. The method can include receiving a first communication at a first edge router, wherein the first communication is a Layer 2 communication. The method can also include determining that the first communication has a destination that includes a... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090129387 - Extending an ip everywhere network over a plurality of flooding domains: In one embodiment, a border node receives a message that includes routing information indicating connection of a network device to a domain. The border node then updates a routing database with the routing information, and also uses a network address for the network device to determine whether to propagate the... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090129389 - Method for managing frames in a global-area communications network, corresponding computer-readable storage medium and tunnel endpoint: A method for managing frames in a global-area communications network comprises a plurality of sub-networks linked to one another by tunnels at the ends of which there are tunnel endpoints, at least one of the sub-networks comprising at least one source device connected to one of said tunnel endpoints through... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090129390 - Method for transferring a stream of at least one data packet between first and second electric devices and corresponding device: Systems and methods for transferring a stream of at least one data packet between a first electronic device and second electronic device through a network-on-chip are disclosed. These systems and methods can comprise storing data packets in memory means provided in a network interface and transferring data packets from the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090129392 - Multiple queue pair access with a single doorbell: A method for controlling access by processes running on a host device to a communication network includes assigning to each of the processes a respective doorbell address on a network interface adapter that couples the host device to the network and allocating instances of a communication service on the network,... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20090129386 - Operator shop selection: An access node for an Ethernet network is connected between an access point of user devices and a broadband remote access server for access to a plurality of service providing networks. It includes a VLAN handling unit having a memory for storing identifications of Ethernet frames transmitted in a first... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090129388 - Sip header reduction: A SIP header reduction protocol operating on a communication network to compress the SIP header fields on SIP control messages used to initiate a SIP communication session. The new protocol is implemented on the mobile use equipment (UE) (301) and P-CSCF proxy SIP server (302). The prior SIGCOMP compression dictionary... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20090129391 - Virtual ethernet mac switching: A method of sending an information package from a first data network to at least one second data network through a communications network, in particular a SDH or SONET network, comprises a first plurality of access points, a second plurality of MPLS switches, a third plurality of paths defined from... Agent: Maxvalueip Consulting
20090129385 - Virtual network interface: A virtual network has network interfaces coupled by a multipoint tunnel (100) through a forwarding network (40), each interface having a forwarding address in an address space of the forwarding network, each network interface having a reconfigurable address mapper (320) for determining a forwarding address for a packet, and encapsulating... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090129394 - Method and device for fragmented packet routing in virtualized environments: A method and device for routing fragmented data frames is provided. A data frame may be fragmented into a plurality of fragments, each fragment including a packet identifier and a fragment offset. The first fragment may further include a port number associated with a target partition of a plurality of... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090129393 - Multi-plane cell switch fabric system: Cells which arrive in random sequence from the asynchronously operating exchange parts are restored into the original by a small amount of hardware. Distributing parts as inputs of a switch fabric manage serial numbers continuous for each destination. The distributing part divides an inputted variable length packet into fixed length... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20090129397 - Cluster bring-up in a distributed topology liveness system: A method is provided for establishing clusters in a distributed data processing environment having a plurality of nodes. The frequency of messages sent for the purpose of cluster formation is selected based on ranking of the nodes. Higher ranking nodes transmit such messages more frequently than lower ranking nodes. Lower... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20090129395 - Method, communication network, and control unit for the cyclical transmission of data: A method transmits data on a transmission path to which a control unit and several nodes are connected. The control unit cyclically outputs data in the form of telegrams to the transmission path, thereby controlling the transmission process in order to continuously output telegrams during the entire transmission cycle time... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090129396 - System and method for processing settlement information in a network environment including ims: A scheme for processing charging information in a network environment including an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network. A component is provided for including a suitable a Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) type with respect to identifying a settlement information payload for transferring in a communication protocol message to... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./dlg Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090129398 - Stackable routers employing a routing protocol: A stack of network routers is composed of at least one (elected) master unit and one or more slave units each capable of running a routing protocol. Only the master unit runs the entire routing protocol at a given time. It forwards direct update messages via a transmission control protocol... Agent: 3com Corporation
20090129399 - Locally terminating an established connection: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to locally terminating an established connection. In aspects, a connection between two nodes is established. A network device lies on the path over which packets associated with the connection travel to get to either of the two nodes. After the connection is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090129400 - Parsing and flagging data on a network: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for parsing, flagging, and/or reconstructing data on a network. Data packets associated with user requests are distributed among a plurality of data centers for processing. The data packets are captured at the data centers for fraud detection. The captured data... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090129401 - Method and apparatus for staggered zone resource allocation in orthogonal frequency division multiple access system: A method for staggered zone resource allocation in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) system having a cluster includes: dividing a frequency resource of the OFDMA system into a plurality of time zones along a time axis; determining at least two resource allocation start zones among the plurality of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090129402 - Method and system for scheduling multimedia shows: A method and system for scheduling multimedia shows have been disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer implemented method comprises receiving digital content to be used in a multimedia show, the digital content including digital photographs, digital video, and digital music. One or more categories associated with the digital content... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20090129403 - Fueling facility communication: Systems, methods, and devices may provide for communications at a fueling facility. In one general aspect, a system, device, or technique for a fuel dispenser may include the ability to receive a signal including information in a first communication protocol and information in a second communication protocol, separate the signal... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090129404 - Differentiation for bandwidth request contention: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for bandwidth contention differentiation comprising: determining a service type of a bandwidth request, setting a priority of the bandwidth request based on the determined service type, and providing contention differentiation based on the set priority.... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090129405 - Network communication bandwidth management: A Unified Bandwidth Manager that functions as a high-level bandwidth manager to interface with and hierarchically manage a plurality of service-specific bandwidth reservation and session management systems is described. The Unified Bandwidth Manager includes at least a control system, and an interface for providing at least one of policy information... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090129406 - Radio protocol for mobile communicatoin system and method: Radio protocol for a next generation mobile communication system is disclosed including a radio link control layer for connecting to an upper layer through a service access point provided in advance and for connecting to a lower layer through a plurality of logic channels provided in advance. The radio link... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090129408 - Method and apparatus for enabling transport of ethernet data over a serial digital interface transport service: A method and apparatus enables Ethernet data transport over a serial digital interface network. An Embedder/DeEmbedder for embedding Ethernet derived data and for de-embedding Ethernet derived data supports selective use of the active video region of the SDI frame and the unused HANC space for transporting Ethernet media independent interface... Agent: Jackson, Demarco, Tidus & Packenpaugh
20090129407 - Packet consolidation: Systems, methods, and devices for consolidating network packetized data are disclosed. Data packets are received by a consolidator. Common content and unique attributes of the packets are identified. A consolidated packet is created and the consolidated packet is transmitted in response to a condition.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.05/14/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090122694 - Method for signaling information by modifying modulation constellations: Methods and systems for communicating in a wireless network may distinguish different types of packet structures by modifying the phase of a modulation constellation, such as a binary phase shift keying (BPSK) constellation, in a signal field. Receiving devices may identify the type of packet structure associated with a transmission... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090122695 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for redundant ring communication: Sets of communication modules each have a pair of ring-channel ports for a ring-configured channel in a network, a peripheral device port for peripheral device data, and dual-ring ports for an inter-ring channel for the pair of modules. First and second ones of a set of communication modules send duplicate... Agent: Anthony England
20090122696 - Data transfer in a messaging system: There is disclosed a source messaging system having a queue for receiving messages. The source messaging system has means for determining whether a message should be permitted to become INDOUBT. This is done by retrieving a value denoting the maximum number of messages that may be permitted to become INDOUBT... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090122697 - Information plane for determining performance metrics of paths between arbitrary end-hosts on the internet: Performance metrics between any two arbitrary end-hosts are predicted based upon previous measurements on the Internet between a plurality of geographically dispersed vantage points and clusters of end-hosts. Each cluster comprises end-hosts that are related based upon their IP address prefixes. In response to a central agent that stores the... Agent: Law Offices Of Ronald M Anderson
20090122698 - Virtual queue: An apparatus comprising a virtual queue configured to virtually receive virtual data units as the data units are actually received by a real queue. In various embodiments, the virtual queue may include a committed token counter (CTC) configured to represent a number of bytes available to be allocated to a... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090122699 - Prioritizing network traffic: Methods and systems for operation upon one or more data processors for prioritizing transmission among a plurality of data streams based upon a classification associated with the data packets associated with each of the plurality of data streams, respectively. Systems and methods can operate to allocate bandwidth to priority data... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090122700 - Spectrum and medium access allocation for fairness: Each node or link of an ad hoc network assists in the distributed allocation of a data channel to increase fairness, even in a multi-hop network, by tracking a measure of link weight for itself and sharing this information over a control channel with neighboring nodes. The metric can be... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090122701 - Dynamic throttling of priority service calls: A method of throttling priority service traffic in a telecommunications network is disclosed. The method includes: monitoring a rate at which priority service requests are received at a node of the network; comparing the rate to a threshold; disabling a gapping function for priority service traffic when the rate is... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090122702 - Bandwidth allocation for network packet traffic: Bandwidth is allocated among network interfaces of, for example, a switch, router, or server among based on network packet traffic. In one example the network device has a plurality of network interfaces, a performance monitoring unit to monitor buffer events for the network interfaces and to generate an interrupt if... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090122703 - Electronic device and method for flow control: An electronic device is provided comprising a plurality of processing units (IP; MIP, SIP); an interconnect means (NOC) for coupling the plurality of processing units (IP; MIP, SIP); and a plurality of interia.ee means (NI; MNI, SNI) arranged between one of the processing units (IP; MIP, SIP) and the interconnect... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090122704 - Limiting extreme loads at session servers: A method, system and computer program product for limiting extreme loads and reducing fluctuations in load at session servers. An admission rate controller of a SIP router calculates the “deflator ratio” equal to the average number of in-dialog messages received over a first fixed interval of time divided by the... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.
20090122705 - Managing bursts of traffic in such a manner as to improve the effective utilization of session servers: A method, system and computer program product for managing bursts of traffic. A counter, referred to herein as a “frequency counter,” is incremented during those time intervals an overload condition is detected and is decremented during those time intervals an overload condition is not detected. An overload condition may refer... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.
20090122708 - Method and system for link layer scheduling for networked applications: A method and system is provided for link layer scheduling for networked applications in a coordinator-based communications system. A network-coordinating device receives a request from a networked application to establish a communications session. The request includes a set of session parameters. The network-coordinating device allocates a first transmission opportunity in... Agent: Imperium Patent Works
20090122706 - Method for managing resources in a platform for telecommunication service and/or network management, corresponding platform and computer program product therefor: A method and system for managing resources in telecommunications services and networks. The method and system regard execution of processes by distributed agents on processing machines to perform predetermined tasks on the network, and are characterized by setting target data including goals on processes and constraints on resource utilization to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090122707 - Multi-layer cascading network bandwidth control: A managed communication system is disclosed. The system includes a network having a plurality of layers, such as layers 1, 2, 3, through layer n. Each layer requests and receives services from the layer directly below it. A control module is provided that interacts with the components of each layer.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20090122709 - Promiscuous monitoring using internet protocol enabled devices: A method (500) is provided for enabling a promiscuous monitoring of network communications by a monitor node (MN). The method includes the steps of: generating a directed IP packet at a first node (FN); transmitting a first unicast signal including a RTS message from the FN to a second node... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC
20090122710 - Event correlation using network data flow simulation over unmanaged network segments: A network simulator comprises a virtual network and event correlation logic. The virtual model models a network that comprises a managed portion and an unmanaged portion. The event correlation logic, when executed, is operable to perform receiving first data indicating that an event occurred in the network. A network flow... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090122716 - Communication bandwidth measurement apparatus, recording medium on which program is recorded, and method: A controller of a measuring terminal apparatus fixes a measurement bit rate and, every time it increases a number of subject terminal apparatus, transmits measurement data to, or receives them from, the plurality of subject terminal apparatus at a fixed measurement bit rate, and measures the bit rate for each... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090122713 - Interfering packet streams in packet networks: A method for estimating the network-layer topology of a telecommunications network is described. In particular, the illustrative embodiment of the present invention estimates the existence and connectivity of nodes in the topology based on the detection of network-wide end-to-end path intersections. This is based on the assumption that pairs of... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090122715 - Method and apparatus for creating beamforming profiles in a wireless communication network: A wireless communications network uses a beamforming process to increase signal quality as well as transmission capabilities and reduction of interference. An improved Golay sequence is also used in the wireless communications network. In one aspect, the processes can be used to communicate regardless of whether the system is on... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122714 - Stream analysis apparatus and stream analysis display method: An analysis display GJ1 has a coordinate plane of which coordinate axes are elapsed time and PCR (Program Clock Reference) time calculated using PCR extracted from header information of a transport stream packet. A box indicator representing an access unit is provided on the coordinate plane and sides of the... Agent: Matthew D. Rabdau Tektronix, Inc.
20090122712 - System and method of providing service information to a carrier: A method of providing service performance information to a carrier for an application over a network is provided, wherein parameters relating to the application are transmitted to a mobile device, and the mobile device stores information relating to packets transmitted for the application. Should the information stored exceed the parameters,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20090122711 - System and method to measure delay for qos monitoring in wlan 802.11 networks: A wireless network (100) includes a plurality of wireless stations (QSTAs) (102) and an access point (QAP) (101). The QAP, or one or more of the QSTAs, or both, measure delay data, or queue data, or both, per one or more traffic type. A network parameter of the QSTA or... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090122717 - Scheduling qos flows in broadband wireless communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate enhanced resource scheduling for a wireless communication system. As described herein, packets associated with a common flow that arrive within a predetermined time period following a leading packet associated with the flow can be grouped into respective packet bursts. Subsequently, system bandwidth, transmit... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122719 - Detecting interfering packet streams in packet networks: A method for estimating the network-layer topology of a telecommunications network is described. In particular, the illustrative embodiment of the present invention estimates the existence and connectivity of nodes in the topology based on the detection of network-wide end-to-end path intersections. This is based on the assumption that pairs of... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090122720 - Estimating network-layer topology using end-to-end measurements: A method for estimating the network-layer topology of a telecommunications network is described. In particular, the illustrative embodiment of the present invention estimates the existence and connectivity of nodes in the topology based on the detection of network-wide end-to-end path intersections. This is based on the assumption that pairs of... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090122718 - Global auto-configuration of network devices connected to multipoint virtual connections: A method involves receiving information identifying one or more virtual connections (VCs) available within a network and one or more IP subnets. The information is received by the first of several nodes coupled by the network and identifies either (or both) a first VC that is not locally available at... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP
20090122721 - Hybrid network discovery method for detecting client applications: A hybrid network discovery method for detecting client applications. The method has the steps of: (a) applying test traffic packets to a network which is to be measured, and analyzing responses so as to check target nodes; (b) transmitting a protocol request packet to each of the checked target nodes;... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
20090122722 - Method of connecting and sharing resources of network terminal devices of two private networks via user agents: A method of connecting and sharing resources of network terminal devices of two private networks via user agents is applied in a network system including at least two private networks and an Internet. Each private network includes at least two network terminal devices. At least one network terminal device installs... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090122723 - Dynamic network management system, dynamic network management device, and dynamic network management method: A technology is disclosed for providing the global connectivity to the mobile node which is connected to the mobile access router forming the mobile network. According to the technology, it is possible for the mobile node 1000-1 to acquire the global address of the access router (the mobile access router... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090122724 - Peer-to-peer network including routing protocol enhancement: Methods, apparatuses and systems that enhance the operation of peer-to-peer networks with routing protocols. In a particular implementation, peer nodes of a peer-to-peer network use an enterprise routing protocol to construct p2p network routing tables that support identification of peer nodes implementing a distributed hash table. This allows each peer... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090122725 - Robust networks for non-disruptively disconnecting peripheral devices: A network and method for non-disruptively disconnecting communication devices are disclosed. The network includes a primary network unit including a first logical layer, and a plurality of secondary network units. Each secondary network unit of the plurality of secondary network units includes the first logical layer, a second logical layer,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090122727 - Method for triggering tracking area update in packet switched wireless system: The present invention discloses a method for triggering tracking area update in packet switched wireless system that includes equivalent tracking areas. The method includes: S302, configuring, managing and/or updating one or more tracking area identifier pool(s) in a control plane function entity, wherein, each tracking area identifier pool corresponds to... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090122726 - System, method and device for managing voip telecommunications: A system, method or device for sharing revenue for incoming Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls between a VoIP service provider and VoIP service subscribers. The VoIP subscribers may earn credits for receiving incoming calls from a first network to an Internet Protocol (IP) network, based on a revenue sharing... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090122728 - Systems, methods, network elements and applications for management of promotional campaigns: Mechanisms and methodologies are provided that enable marketing, advertising and customer relations management campaign implementation that includes a combination advertising, marketing and direct marketing strategies implemented via a combination of communications via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other communication networks in a manner that establishes a long-term, engaging relationship... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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20090122731 - Partial discarding of cyclic prefix for efficient tdd or half-duplex fdd operation: Techniques for performing partial cyclic prefix discarding are described. A user equipment (UE) may reduce the amount of cyclic prefix to discard for the last OFDM symbol prior to a switch from data reception to data transmission. This may allow the UE to complete data reception earlier and to switch... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122730 - Tdd system based cell handoff method and user equipment: The present invention discloses a cell handoff method and a user equipment based on a TDD system. The method includes: step A. a UE measures received pilot channels of a source cell and a neighboring cell according to a measurement control message and reports measurement result to a RNC; step... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090122732 - Half-duplex multicast distribution tree construction: In one embodiment, a method includes sending upstream to a nearest neighbor node, by a Client Label Switched Router (LSR), a downstream label map message of a Server-Forwarding Equivalence Class type (S-FEC-DOWN). In response to the S-FEC-DOWN, a downstream forwarding state from the nearest neighbor node to the Client LSR... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak
20090122734 - Apparatus and method for multicast and broadcast service in a broadband wireless access system: An apparatus and method for providing a Multicast and Broadcast Service (MBS) in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system are provided. The apparatus includes a fragmentation unit, a Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) packet generator, and a communication unit. The fragmentation unit fragmentizes MBS traffic received from a network for synchronization.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090122733 - Coordinator in wireless sensor network and method of operating the coordinator: Provided are a coordinator in a wireless sensor network (WSN) which can improve transmission performance and prevent data loss, and a method of operating the coordinator. The method includes: scanning a transmitted beacon and storing information on a channel included in the beacon; when it is determined that a home... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090122737 - Mesh network control using common designation wake-up: Each of a plurality of network nodes in an ad hoc mesh network utilizes a data communication device that includes a two-way communications component, comprising a first receiver and transmitter, and a second receiver. The second receiver activates the communications component from a dormant state when it receives a broadcast... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20090122735 - Method and system for transmitting a signal comprising preamble and a data frame: A system, a device, and a method for transmitting a signal (11) comprising a preamble and a data frame (13) by preamble sampling in a communications network including a plurality of nodes (1a, 1b), said preamble including a numbered sequence of microframes (19).... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090122736 - Using dtx and drx in a wireless communication system: Systems, methodologies, and devices are described that can facilitate reducing power consumption associated with mobile devices. A mobile device can utilize a sleep mode controller that can facilitate selecting and/or switching to a desired sleep mode based in part on predefined sleep mode criteria. The sleep modes can include a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122741 - Digital broadcasting transmission/reception devices capable of improving a receiving performance and signal processing method thereof: Disclosed is a digital broadcasting transmission/reception system having an improved reception performance and in a signal-processing method thereof. A digital broadcasting transmitter comprises a TS stream generator for inputting robust and normal packets having stuff bytes in predetermined positions and generating dual TS stream by inserting the robust packets between... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090122742 - Method for utilizing multicast services to enhance user equipment battery life: A method and apparatus for utilizing multicast services to enhance battery life and provide for more efficient use of radio resources. A UE is configured to receive messages indicating an assigned paging window from a plurality of paging windows. The receiver receives a notification messages in the assigned paging window,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090122738 - Method of broadcasting packets in ad-hoc network: A method for distributing a packet to a plurality of moving nodes comprising receiving a packet containing at least a message, a sender identifier, a location of a sender, an identifier for a relay node and distance from the sender and the relay node, determining if a node receiving the... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090122743 - Method, system and media gateway for realizing mobile switch center pool: The disclosure provides a method for realizing a Mobile Switch Center (MSC) pool, a system for realizing an MSC pool and a Media Gateway (MGW). The method for realizing an MSC pool includes: connecting with a Base Station Controllers (BSC)/Radio Network Controller (RNC), by a Media Gateway (MGW) through the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090122740 - System and method for signaling availability of an mbms user service in multiple variants: A system and method for signaling the availability of a Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS) user service in multiple variants. Various embodiments involve the usage of the additional capacity introduced by MBMS Over a Single Frequency Network (MBSFN) in order to carry a higher quality or more robust variant of the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090122739 - Wireless communication area measuring apparatus and computer program of the same: In order to improve the reduction of interference among cells such as pico cells and ease operations of arranging and controlling the cells, a wireless communication area measuring apparatus includes: a signal measuring unit for calculating wireless environment indicators at measuring points based on measured data of received signal strength... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090122746 - Apparatus and method for ack channel transmission in wireless relay communication system: An apparatus and a method for transmitting ACKnowledge (ACK) channels by a Relay Station (RS) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes, when receiving one or more ACK information from one or more lower nodes, checking ACK channel constitution information provided from an upper node, arranging one... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090122745 - Digital combining device and method thereof: The present invention provides a combining device for combining radio signals during uplink transmission in an indoor communication system, the indoor communication system comprising an Ethernet switch, the Ethernet switch connected to a base station and to at least a first and second radio remote headend. The radio remote headend... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090122747 - Method for transmitting data in a relay system and system therefor: A method and system for transmitting data from a base station to a mobile station in a wireless communication system using a multiple hop relay scheme is In a multi-hop system having a plurality of nodes, performing bidirectional data transmission between the nodes comprises: grouping the plurality of nodes into... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090122744 - Selective relaying for wireless networks: A relay may partially decode a frame to get enough information to know when to amplify and transmit the frame to a user. By limiting transmission in this way, less interference may be generated in some cases. By using only limited decoding, the relay overhead may be reduced in some... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090122750 - Internet protocol version 4 support for proxy mobile internet protocol version 6 route optimization protocol: A network component comprising at least one processor configured to implement a method comprising promoting an optimization of a communications route associated with a mobile node (MN) and a correspondent node (CN) using Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) packets is disclosed. Also disclosed is a network comprising a mobility access... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090122749 - Method and apparatus for localizing am/fm/xm radio advertisement: Within a metropolitan area, existing AM/FM radio audience listens to same advertisement message at a time throughout the whole area. Such advertisement could be out of listener's interest if ad sponsor is located geographically far away from the listener. Business owner, such as auto dealer, restaurants or grocery store, may... Agent: R. J. Lasker, Esq
20090122748 - Method and system for the dynamic adaptation of service quality metrics in an adhoc network: A method and system for dynamically managing quality of service metrics in an ad hoc network including a plurality of routing nodes (100) that are used to route data packets. The system also includes a network manager (200) that is used to determine, compute and deploy a quality of service... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090122751 - Bandwidth allocation in a wireless network: A method of determining a contention window for allocating bandwidth in a wireless network comprising a plurality of nodes, said nodes comprising at least a first and a second router and at least one client connected to each of said first and second routers, the method comprising the steps of:... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090122755 - Data transmission method in wireless mesh network and a-msdu format: Provided are a method for transmitting data in wireless mesh networks and A-MSDU format for the method. In the method, in case the receiving MPs of all of the plural MSDUs to be transmitted are identical, a transmitting MP generates an A-MSDU using the plural MSDUs and transmits the A-MSDU... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090122753 - Dynamic data link segmentation and reassembly: In a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET), Dynamic Data Link Segmentation and Reassembly (SAR) functions perform a large packet to small packet transformation and reassembles packets at a receiving node. The packet size is determined dynamically in response to link quality data for each individual data link. By periodically sharing... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20090122757 - Integrated circuit for optimizing access point channel selection: A wireless communication method and system for optimizing channel selection for an AP. The channel selection optimization process includes four sub-processes: (1) a measurement process; (2) a candidate channel determining process; (3) a channel selection process; and (4) a channel update process. Candidate channels used for supporting communication performed by... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090122756 - Method and system for establishing classifier of preset stream, and user terminal thereof: The present invention relates to the mobile communication field. A method and a system for establishing a classifier of preset stream, and a user terminal thereof are provided. In the present invention, after the user terminal succeeds in accessing a network, an initial service flow for carrying Layer 3 signals... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090122752 - Method for setting subbands in multicarrier communication, and radio communication base station apparatus: A wireless communication base station apparatus wherein when a frequency scheduling transmission and a frequency diversity transmission are performed in a multicarrier communication at the same time, the adaptive control of a channel for performing the frequency scheduling transmission can be prevented from being complicated. In this apparatus, a modulating... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090122754 - System and method for allocating resources in a communication system: A method and system for allocating resources in a communication system are provided. The system includes a Base Station (BS) for allocating persistent resources included in a persistent resource area to one or more a Mobile Stations (MS) using the persistent resource area, for allocating an Identifier (ID) indicating an... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090122758 - Method and apparatus for transmitting harq sub-packets in a wireless communication system: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method and apparatus for the base station to transmit a series of HARQ sub-packets to a mobile station is disclosed. In another embodiment of the present invention, a method and apparatus for the base station to assign radio resources for the mobile... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090122763 - Communication control device and method: Included are a communication control device applied to a wireless communication system 1 which establishes a wireless communication between a base station 2 and a mobile terminal 3, has: a handover control unit 9 controlling a handover process of the mobile terminal 3; and a setting unit 8 setting a... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090122760 - Method and apparatus for association control in mobile wireless networks: A method for association of a mobile terminal with an access point (AP) includes determining a set of available APs. The AP from among the available APs that has the coverage area that is likely to encompass the mobile terminal for the greatest period of time or distance is selected.... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090122762 - Methods and systems for hfn handling at inter-base station handover in mobile communication networks: Systems and methods for addressing the de-synchronization of the cryptosync between the network and the mobile stations (eNB) that can occur at mobility are addressed. De-synchronization is resolved by forwarding HFN and PDCP Sequence Number(s) from the source eNB to the target eNB. In order to avoid re-use of a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122759 - Network-based system and method for global roaming: A system and method of mobile communication roaming where a subscriber's home network and a roaming network used by the subscriber do not have a roaming agreement. The roaming network sends a “Send Authentication/Parameters” request to the home network via an intelligent roaming system on or attached to the backbone.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090122761 - Personalised heterogeneous network handover alert scheme: A communications system comprising a plurality of local area networks (LAN) within a wide area network (WAN). The mode of communication used in said LANs differs from the mode of communication within said WAN. One of the LANs comprises a home LAN which is associated with a user identity (e.g.... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090122764 - Physical layer processing for a wireless communication system using code division multiple access: The invention includes various embodiments for use in physical layer processing. One embodiment determines the address mapping of bits in the physical channel buffer from the address of bits in the first interleaver buffer. The physical channel buffer addresses are determined corresponding to addresses of the bits after rate matching,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090122765 - Method and apparatus for the synchronisation of the physical layers in heterogeneous mobile communications networks: The method according to the present invention provides synchronization in a heterogeneous mobile network, for the purpose of interoperability, of a wireless local area network, in which a medium is reserved for a certain service or user in radio channel reservation periods (702) of variable duration, to a radio access... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090122766 - Nested weighted round robin queuing: In a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET), nested weighted round robin queues are employed to selectively provide channel access for traffic according to a priority or Quality of Service (QoS) for data. By nesting queues within other queues, and applying a weighted round robin technique to serve each queue, relatively... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20090122767 - Method and apparatus for generating data frame: Provided are a method and apparatus for generating a data frame. The method includes generating subframes from at least one media access control (MAC) service data unit (MSDU); generating a retransmission policy field for recording a policy related to a retransmission request, against an error occurring while the subframes are... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090122773 - Access point configuration based on received access point signals: An access point is configured based on signals received from one or more access points on a forward link. Such an access point may comprise, for example, a relatively small coverage area access point and/or an access point that is deployed in an ad-hoc manner. In some aspects, an access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122768 - Communication device, communication method, communication program, and storage medium thereof: In the present invention, when a CP is extended longer than that of a preset schedule, a CP having been set in a subsequent schedule cycle in the preset schedule is omitted until the delay is recovered, that is, until the preset schedule and an actual schedule are synchronized with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090122774 - Mesh deterministic access (mda) procedure in wireless mesh network and wireless device supporting the same: Provided are a procedure for mesh deterministic access (MDA) in wireless mesh network and a wireless device supporting the procedure. In the method, an intended transmitter transmits an a mesh deterministic access opportunity (MDAOP) setup request message including information for specifying times of a new MDAOP set and information for... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090122775 - Methods and electronic devices for wireless ad-hoc network communications using receiver determined channels and transmitted reference signals: Electronic devices for communicating in wireless ad-hoc networks and multiple access systems (such as mobile radio telephone communications systems) are disclosed. For example, a disclosed transmitter can transmit data to a first receiver in an ad-hoc wireless network (or multiple access system) over a first channel and can, further, transmit... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090122769 - Network node: A technology is disclosed for efficiently and effectively conveying location and mobility related information about a mobile node to the network in order to facilitate Location and mobility related functions and services. According to this technology, in order to detect location and mobility (for example, movement velocity) of the mobile... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090122772 - Network switching method and apparatus of mobile terminal: A network switching method and apparatus of a mobile terminal for enabling the mobile terminal to switch between private and public networks for portable Internet access is provided. The network switching apparatus of a mobile terminal includes a connection manager for managing public network information, private network information including mappings... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090122771 - Ofdm/ofdma frame structure for communication systems: An OFDM/OFDMA frame structure technology for communication systems is disclosed. The OFDM/OFDMA frame structure technology comprises a variable length sub-frame structure with efficiently sized cyclic prefixes and efficient transition gap durations operable to effectively utilize OFDM/OFDMA bandwidth. Furthermore, the frame structure provides compatibility with multiple wireless communication systems. An uplink... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090122770 - Sender and/or helper node modifications to enable security features in cooperative wireless communications: Wireless protocols that employ a helper node are adapted so that they may take advantage of authentication security (and perhaps encryption security). Thus, such protocols may be used with security protocols such as 802.11i protocol (or the like) for example.... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20090122776 - System and method of verification of hsdpa layer 1 coding in a node: A system and method of verifying layer 1 coding in a node. The method begins by conducting downlink processing of user data by a node. The node then outputs coded data. Next, downlink processing of the user data is conducted by an independent reference model. The independent reference model utilizes... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090122777 - Antenna selection for mobile stations in ofdma networks: A method and a system for selecting antennas in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) network. The network includes a base station and mobile stations. The mobile station includes multiple antennas. The base station and the mobile stations communicate with each other using frames. The base station transmits a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090122778 - Apparatus and method for assigning time slot for transmitting beacon in wireless sensor network: A method and an apparatus for assigning a time slot for transmitting a beacon in a wireless sensor network operated in a beacon mode are provided. In the method and apparatus for assigning a time slot according to the present invention, the total time slots assigned to the network are... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090122779 - Autonomous wireless networks: A device is operable to use received signals to divide time into a succession of frames, each frame having plural consecutive timeslots, and into a succession of four or more superframes. A transmitter is operated only in a single timeslot in one frame. A receiver is operated in the other... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090122780 - System and method for providing scheduled data communications in a communication system: A system and method for enabling scheduled data messages to be transmitted within a communication system on a controlled access packet data channel. When a scheduled data message is to be transmitted, a mobile device generates the data message, appends a predetermined type of header to the data message, and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090122781 - Asynchronous dynamic network discovery for low power systems: An ad hoc method is provided for synchronizing a wireless network. The method involves broadcasting a first signal including a join message from a first node (FN). The method also involves saving a first timestamps in a memory device internal to the FN after broadcasting the first signal. The method... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC
20090122782 - Synchronization of wireless nodes: A first wireless node may synchronize its timeslots with the timeslots of a second wireless node that was previously transmitting and receiving data in an asynchronous manner with respect to the timeslots of the first wireless node. By synchronizing timeslots, the wireless nodes may avoid interference that may otherwise occur... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122783 - Time synchronization method, communication apparatus, and node used for the method: A time synchronization method performed by each node in an ad hoc network in which a plurality of nodes are connected with each other by radio and time synchronization of each node is performed by transmitting and receiving a beacon including time information in a beacon period is provided. The... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090122784 - Method and device for implementing the security of the backbone network: A method for implementing backbone network security, includes: when an edge device in a backbone network receives a packet, modifying TTL value in the packet received to a value different from a TTL value which is to be used in the packet in the backbone network, and sending the packet... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090122787 - Alert for adding client devices to a network: In one embodiment, a method of configuring a network connectivity device comprises receiving a network association request from a prospective client device requesting access to a network and sending an alert signal to a control device to cause the control device to emit an audible signal indicative of a network... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090122789 - Apparatus and method for file transfer using ims service in a mobile communication terminal: An apparatus and method for file transfer using IMS service in a mobile communication terminal is provided. In the method, Circuit-Switched (CS) call is connected with a corresponding terminal through a CS network. Capability information of the corresponding terminal is acquired according to performing a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) capability... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090122792 - Guidance confirmation apparatus and method: A guidance confirmation apparatus includes a pseudo terminal which belongs to an IMS network including a CSCF server which performs call/connection processing of an SIP terminal, an HSS server which permits use of a registered SIP terminal in the IMS network, and an MRF system which includes sound sources for... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090122791 - Method and apparatus for selective recovery from branch isolation in very large voip networks: A digital telecommunications system, a method of reconnecting branches to a softswitch in a communications network and a program product for reconnecting branches to a softswitch in a communications network. A softswitch manages communications between devices at network endpoints, e.g., session initiation protocol (SIP) devices. When a branch is disconnected... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090122793 - Method and system for establishing emergency call: A method for establishing an emergency call includes: if an emergency call request message sent by a User Equipment (UE) contains an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem Public User Identity (IMPU) in a TEL URI format, a Proxy-Call Session Control Function entity (P-CSCF) generates an IMPU in a Session Initiation Protocol... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090122794 - Packet network and method implementing the same: The invention provides a packet network with enhanced service filter criteria, including: a service filter criteria library, configured to store and generate a service filter criterion for a user; a service control point, configured to provide a service to the user; and a service trigger point, configured to obtain the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090122786 - Signaling method in ip telephone system , ip telephone system, and ip telephone device: There is provided a signaling method for an IP telephony system (1) including a call terminal (10), a destination terminal having its identifier (20) and an extension terminal (30a) having its identifier and correlated to the destination terminal (20). A message having a header portion indicating the identifier of the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090122790 - Voice communication method and system in ubiquitous robotic companion environment: A voice communication method and system that enables establishing a voice communication in a URC environment is provided. The voice communication method and system of the present invention allow establishing a voice communication channel between terminals (private IP address to private IP address, public IP address to public IP address,... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090122785 - Voip adapter, ip network device and method for performing advanced voip functions: A VoIP adapter for POTS a phone comprises: a POTS phone connector, an IP network interface, two sets of signaling senders, signaling receivers, media senders and media receivers for the POTS phone and the IP network respectively, and a controller for controlling the operations of above components. The VoIP adapter... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty
20090122788 - Wireless communication system: A disclosed wireless communication system for realizing a packet switching communication and a circuit switching communication between a mobile station and a fixed station is provided. In this system, said fixed station is configured to, when the packet switching communication is established between said mobile station and said fixed station... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090122795 - Method and apparatus for providing a shared message: According to some embodiments of the present invention provides a new and unique technique to extend a point-to-point communication with a point-to-multipoint feature. Each end node has, beside a unique address, a configurable address that can be updated via some configuration means from a control entity. The unique address is... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090122796 - System and article of manufacture for data transmission: Provided are a system and article of manufacture for data communications. A transmitter transmits a plurality of packets, wherein each packet is transmitted after a time interval. A receiver receives at least one part of the plurality of packets. The receiver determines whether all parts of a packet are received... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Ibm37
20090122798 - Ip network system and its access control method, ip address distributing device, and ip address distributing method: An IP network system includes an IP address generating device that sets a specific area in a node identifier of an IP address as an access control area that can be filtered by a network layer control device, and generates an IP address including a communication policy of the IP... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090122799 - Method for transmitting a plurality of identifier fields in a packet switch network: A method is provided for transmitting a sequence of N virtual network identifier fields from a client entity to a server entity, the server entity belonging to a packet switching transport network. The method includes, at the level of the client entity, choosing a coder from among a plurality of... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090122797 - Routing operations using sensor data: In one embodiment, a method comprises an Internet Protocol (IP) router receiving sensor data from at least one of a second IP router or an attached host sensor node, the sensor data distinct from link data of a network link; the IP router generating sensor information based on storing the... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20090122800 - Frame transfer route confirmation method, node, frame transfer route confirmation program and frame transfer route confirmation system: The frame switching unit 630 has the frame analysis unit 700, the frame rewriting unit 710, the frame transfer unit 720, the table search unit 730, the forwarding table 740, the MAC learning unit 750, the control frame distribution unit 760, the setting control unit 790, the STP control unit... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090122801 - Ethernet switching and forwarding method, system and apparatus: An Ethernet switching and forwarding method, and at least one Ethernet forwarding mode of standard Ethernet forwarding, multiplex Ethernet forwarding, layer-3 routing and forwarding, across-VLAN multicast forwarding plane, point-to-point VLAN forwarding, or point-to-point double VLAN forwarding. The method includes: an Ethernet message entering a user side port or a network... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090122802 - Enhanced encapsulation mechanism using gre protocol: Wireless gateway nodes are enabled to support mobile node services, such as content based billing, when a data treatment server is present in the system. Using one of a defined Content Flow Label (CFL), an Application Program Interface (API), and a compression protocol header, content based billing is provided such... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090122803 - Method and apparatus for controlling reporting of an event timestamp: The present invention discloses a method for controlling the reporting of an event timestamp. The method includes the following steps: a timestamp control parameter is set; the MG determines whether to report the timestamp of the event according to the timestamp control parameter. Further, the present invention discloses an MG... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090122804 - Media access control apparatus and method for guaranteeing quality of service in wireless lan: A media access control (MAC) apparatus and corresponding methods for guaranteeing quality-of-service in a wireless local area network (LAN) are presented. The MAC method includes the steps of extracting, performing, determining, a first transmitting step, and a second transmitting step. The extracting step includes extracting a user priority from a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090122805 - Instrumenting packet flows: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for instrumenting real-time customer packet traffic. These measured delays can be used to determine whether or not the performance of a packet switching device and/or network meets desired levels, especially for complying with a Service Level Agreement.... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20090122806 - Relay device and band controlling method: A relay device has a plurality of input/output modules each having input/output ports, each input/output module including throughput measuring means for measuring throughput of communication packets received from other input/output modules, and throughput limiting means for limiting throughput of communication packets to be transferred to the other input/output modules on... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090122807 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and integrated circuit: A communication apparatus is connected to a transmission channel capable of transmitting a plurality of kinds of data, each kind of data having different priority levels. The apparatus includes: an acquisition section which acquires each priority information of each kind of data on the transmission channel; and a transmission controller... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090122808 - System and method of scheduling delivery of packets: A system and method of scheduling delivery of a packet for transmission from a network device, is provided. The packet is classified according to type, and queued with other packets of the same type. Each packet is associated with an expiry time, after which it will not be delivered. A... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20090122809 - Adapter for switching a telecommunication terminal, uses and method: In one aspect, a device is provided. The device comprises at least one detection unit which generates an output signal in accordance with a status of a transmission path. Accordingly, switching of a telephone between two transmission paths is controlled in a simple manner in accordance with the output signal.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090122811 - Method and apparatus for modifying bandwidth in bandwidth on demand services: A method for modifying bandwidth in a Bandwidth on Demand (BoD) service includes: a User Network Interface (UNI) client (UNI-C) sends the BoD service based bandwidth modification message to a UNI network (UNI-N) via control plane signaling, the bandwidth modification message carrying a bandwidth modification value; the UNI-N modifies bandwidth... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090122810 - Tone hopping methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus for allocating and hopping tones for uplink communications purposes in adjacent sectors and neighboring cells of an OFDM system are described. Physical tones used in each sector and cell are allocated to tone hopping sequences according to a tone to tone hopping sequence allocation function which uses... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090122813 - Method, system and apparatus for time synchronization: A method for time synchronization that includes sending, by a master node, synchronization time information to a slave node through a section overhead, adjusting, by the slave node, a time of the slave node to achieve time synchronization according to the synchronization time information carried in the received section overhead.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090122812 - Safe start-up of a network: A method for start-up of a network, including a number of nodes, which are connected via channels. The nodes exchange information in the form of messages via the channels. The transition phase of a synchronizing node from its initial phase to a synchronized phase is separated in a first integration... Agent: Ratnerprestia05/07/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20090116373 - Signal processor having a sampling arrangement: In a signal processor, a sampling arrangement (SH11, S12, SH13, ADC1) samples at least a first signal (YA) and a second signal (UA, VA) so as to obtain sampled first signal (YD1) and a sampled second signal (UD1, VD1), respectively. A folding compensator (LPF11, LPF12, LPF13, SUB11, SUB12, MUX12) compensates... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090116374 - Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing synchronization: Embodiments are directed to first and second OFDM pilot symbols. The first and second pilot symbols may have first and second sets, respectively, of allowed, forbidden, and active carrier frequencies. The second sets of carrier frequencies may be formed by frequency shifting the respective first sets by a predetermined frequency,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090116375 - Method and apparatus for space-time coding and decoding: The present invention relates to methods for space-time coding and decoding in a wireless communication system with multiple antennas including: generating an orthogonal matrix according to signals to be transmitted; generating a coefficient matrix corresponding to the orthogonal matrix according to channel status information received; and generating a transmission matrix... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090116376 - Method for common transmission over multiple line pairs, and transmitting end and receiving end therefor: The present disclosure discloses a method for common transmission over multiple line pairs, and a transmitting device and a receiving device therefor. The method for common transmission over multiple line pairs includes: modulating information to be sent; and sending a modulated signal to a receiving device over the multiple line... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116377 - Early service loss or failure indication in an unlicensed mobile access network: An Unlicensed Mobile Access Network Controller (UNC) and method for providing an early indication of service failure to a mobile station registered with the UNC. When the UNC detects a network failure that prevents service to the mobile station, the UNC prohibits new registrations by other mobile stations, starts a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090116378 - Method for handling radio link failure in wireless communications system and related apparatus: After radio link failure is detected, a wireless communications system handles the radio link failure efficiently by utilizing at least two first timers in a first entity or at least two second timers in a second entity to perform radio link recovery or re-establishment to determine when to enter an... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090116379 - Insufficient bandwidth notification for transmission of multimedia program: A network connection is established between a multimedia viewer at a viewer's premises and a service provider. The viewer requests presentation of a multimedia channel via the multimedia viewer. In response to the request, an available bandwidth of the network connection is determined, as is a bandwidth requirement of the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090116381 - Method and system for congestion management in a fibre channel network: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates congestion management in a Fibre Channel (FC) network. During operation, the system determines a threshold data rate on an outgoing link coupled to an FC switch. The system further determines the number of sources that send data to the... Agent: Pvf -- Brocade Communications Systems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090116380 - Quality of service management for message flows across multiple middleware environments: A method of managing information system resources to provide a message flow having a consistent level of quality of service (QoS) within and across a plurality of interconnected middleware domains is described. The method includes receiving a QoS message from a first QoS manager expressing at least one QoS requirement,... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20090116384 - Apparatus and method for connection admission control in broadband wireless access system: An apparatus and method for Connection Admission Control (CAC) in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system are provided. In the method, a QoS class of a call requesting connection admission is detected and an application layer required bandwidth is determined using the QoS parameters of a service flow of the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090116385 - Base station control apparatus and domain access regulating method: Upon deciding to start domain access regulation, regulation controller (12) reads out a regulation pattern in accordance with a regulation level which represents a percentage of mobile terminals (24) on which regulation of domain access is to be imposed. Informative information transmission controller (14) instructs a base station (23) to... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090116383 - Providing single point-of-presence across multiple processors: A method for providing single point-of-presence for a network element includes receiving a packet at a network processor, determining if the packet is to be directed to a particular one of a plurality of traffic processors if a source address of the packet is associated with a subscriber terminal, and... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090116382 - Resource and admission control subsystem and method thereof in ngn: A Resource and Admission Control Subsystem (RACS) in an NGN includes: a Resource Control Function in access network (A-RCF), an Access Admission Control Function (A-ACF), a Resource Control Function in core network (C-RCF), an Interconnection Admission Control Function (I-ACF), and corresponding interfaces. As a logically independent subsystem, RACS can support... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090116386 - Overload protection of a tmn system: R
20090116387 - Bandwidth control circuit and bandwidth control method used for the same: Buffer (2) temporarily stores a packet transmitted from transmission node (1). Counter (3) measures the size (length) of the packet sent from buffer (2), and memory (4) temporarily stores the value of counter (3). Register (5) stores a desired bandwidth, and register (6) stores the maximum transmission physical bandwidth of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090116391 - Method for data flow control in a mobile communications system: The invention relates to a method for controlling the flow of data between an RNC (R) and a base station (BS) of a UMTS mobile communications system with HSDPA capability via an lub interface (I2), where an HS-DSCH Frame Protocol mechanism is implemented in the lub interface (I2) to provide... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090116389 - Resource scaling in wireless communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate resource scaling for inter-access point fairness in a wireless communication system. As described herein, an offered load of an access point can be determined based on one or more loading metrics relating to associated terminals, throughput, data rate, quality of service (QoS), or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116390 - Scheduling best effort flows in broadband wireless networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate scheduling best effort flows in broadband or wideband wireless communication networks. The systems can include devices and/or component that effectuate associating utility functions to multiple disparate flows based on traffic conditions extant in the wireless system, ascertaining the average rate at which the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116388 - Vehicle communication method and communication device: In a vehicle communication method in which communication between a plurality of communication devices is performed and an amount of communication data sent from each communication device is changed, features are as follows. That is, if the amount of communication data sent from the first communication device is to be... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090116392 - Communication network, path setting method, network management system and node: A hierarchized path setting system in a communication network efficiently contains lower order paths in higher order path. The communication network has a plurality of nodes capable to perform switching process and demultiplexing process not only for lower order paths in a predetermined hierarchical level among hierarchized paths but also... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090116393 - Multi-metric routing calculations: In a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET), multi-metric information is gathered and applied to a cost-based route calculation. In particular, each node gathers resource metrics from neighboring of nodes, along with data rate and reliability information for data links to and from the node. This information is applied to a... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20090116394 - System and method for skype traffice detection: Networks carry various kinds of traffic and ISPs are keen to analyze the traffic so as to be able to support QoS on the distinct traffic flows. Traffic can be broadly categorized into two types: plain traffic and encrypted traffic. Further, each of these traffic types is based on either... Agent: Venable LLP
20090116395 - Communication apparatus and method: A communication apparatus includes a setting information storage section for storing band information set on each port, a continuity test signal transmitting section for receiving a continuity test request for testing a connection state of a connected network, and transmitting a continuity test signal to a destination port on the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090116396 - Oam echo messaging to verify a service-based network distribution path: Echo messaging for operation, administration, and management of a service-based distribution path and associated services are disclosed. Service-based distribution paths or transport tunnels include services mapped or bound to a path associated with the transport tunnel. Echo messaging provides OAM capabilities to monitor the operational state of a service-based distribution... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James, LLP And Alcatel
20090116401 - Method and device of adaptive control of data rate, fragmentation and request to send protection in wireless networks: A method and device for adaptive control of transmission parameters such as data rate, fragmentation and request to send protection. Packet error rates for frames transmitted with and without request to send protection are computed and compared to determine whether error rates are attributable to noise or to collision. If... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090116397 - Network condition capture and reproduction: A network condition capture and reproduction technique captures measurement data characterizing network conditions at a given time between first and second endpoint devices of a network, and utilizes the captured measurement data in a network impairment device to reproduce the network conditions at a later time and possibly in a... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090116399 - Service data unit discard timers: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate enforcing quality of service requirements. A first timer is employed for each data packet arriving at a packet data convergence protocol layer of a wireless communications apparatus. The first timer can be configured based upon delay tolerance specified according to quality of service... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116398 - Systems and methods for flow monitoring: A network device may include logic configured to receive a packet from a packet forwarding engine, create a flow ID for the packet, determine whether the flow ID matches one of a plurality of flow IDs in a table, determine whether the packet is associated with a flow to be... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090116400 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method enabling switching of communication channel: A wireless communication apparatus includes a transmission and reception unit, a monitoring unit, and a control unit. The transmission and reception unit transmits and receives a frame to and from a wireless communication terminal. The monitoring unit monitors an interference signal in a first communication channel. The control unit selects... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090116402 - Communication quality measuring apparatus and communication quality measuring method: The measuring apparatus, which measures quality of a network, includes a means for estimating a sampling rate from a number showing sequences stored in packets and a number of received data and a means for estimating a data loss, which would be measured when all the packets were obtained, from... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090116408 - Digital communications system for residential and custodial-care environments, office and the like: The system is based on the arrangement of a plurality of terminals (1), (I′) . . . (In), which are interconnected with one another to form a digital network by means of two databuses, one write and one read, by means of differential transmission, with a hybrid connection topology based... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges Koda Androlia
20090116409 - Interactive topology graphs for visualization and characterization of sonet consumption patterns: A computer-based monitoring system provides interactive topology information about a synchronized optical network (SONET). The monitoring system utilizes a trunks integrated record keeping system (TIRKS) connected to the SONET for collecting status data in a raw format. A computer system retrieves the raw format status data from TIRKS and provides... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090116405 - Redundant automation data communications network: The object of the invention is an automation data communications network (3-1, 4-1) comprising a control and data acquisition device (3-2, 4-2), said device supporting a protocol for controlling communications within said network (3-1, 4-1), and one or more IEDs (4-8 . . . 4-16), said device supporting a protocol... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090116403 - System and method for communication management: A method and computer program product for managing communications with a user include defining one or more communication profiles for a user, in which defining the one or more communication profiles includes defining one or more communication channels for the user, and defining a preferred communication schedule for each of... Agent: Holland & Knight
20090116404 - Topology discovery in heterogeneous networks: A Next Generation Network (NGN) resource management system and method includes a network topology discovery mechanism at the scale of an administrative domain. Information about nodes and links, such as bandwidth, delay, jitter, name and description of devices is collected and stored in a database by way of a protocol.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090116407 - Wireless network construction system: A wireless network construction system includes: first wireless nodes being previously installed in a wireless network; a wireless node installation support terminal carried in a location capable of conducting wireless communication, the wireless node installation support terminal serving as a wireless node being previously installed in the wireless network; and... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090116410 - Procedure of setting up peer link in wireless mesh network and wireless station supporting the same: Provided are a procedure of setting up a peer link in wireless mesh networks and a wireless station supporting the procedure. In the procedure, a mesh point (MP) transmits first peer link open frame regarding the peer link to a candidate peer MP. The first peer link open frame includes... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090116411 - Mesh tree formation in wireless networks: A mesh tree formation system. In particular implementations, a method includes responsive to a selection of a channel potentially bearing a higher priority use, entering a silent state and initiating a channel scan of the selected channel for a period of time. The method also includes, responsive to receipt of... Agent: Law Office Of Mark J. Spolyar
20090116413 - System and method for automatic topology determination in a hierarchical-temporal network: A system and method for automatically analyzing data streams in a hierarchical and temporal network to identify node positions and the network topology in order to generate a hierarchical model of the temporal or spatial data. The system and method receives data streams, identifies a correlation between the data streams,... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090116414 - Mass viewer audience circuit based real time participation in interactive applications displayed live on display screens: The present invention is directed toward mass viewer audience circuit based real time participation in live TV shows, and other interactive applications displayed on electronic billboards, so-called vidiwalls, and the like. The present invention includes a Mass Viewer Audience Response Detection (MVARD) gateway for establishing inbound half duplex line connections... Agent: Sean Liam Kelleher KelleherIPPLLC
20090116415 - Relay, and relaying method: According to one aspect of the present invention, a relay station including a first antenna, a second antenna, a transmitter circuit that converts a baseband signal into an RF signal to be transmitted, a receiver circuit that extracts the baseband signal from the received RF signal, a switching unit that... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090116416 - Wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus includes a received frame analysis unit, a received frame bitmap information storage unit, a bitmap reset determination unit, a Block Ack frame generation unit, and a TID bitmap storage unit. The received frame analysis unit analyzes a received MAC frame. The received frame bitmap information storage... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090116419 - Method and system of threshold selection for reliable relay stations grouping for downlink transmission: A relaying selection and cooperative communications method provides a threshold selection criterion for forming a reliable group of relay stations (RSs) based on one or more design criteria. Possible design criteria include an outage probability constraint and a throughput constraint. The threshold value is selected according to, for example, transmission... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090116417 - Method for a user equipment performing frequency-layer operations in multimedia broadcast/multicast services: A method for a User Equipment (UE) performing frequency-layer operations in Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Services (MBMSs) is disclosed, with priorities preset for various frequency-layer operations, the procedure of performing frequency-layer operations includes the steps of: receiving control information of the MBMSs sent from the network; and performing the frequency-layer... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090116418 - Method of transmitting and receiving point-to-multipoint service in moble communication system: A method of transmitting a point-to-multipoint service in a mobile communication system, method of receiving the same, apparatus for transmitting the same and apparatus receiving the same are disclosed, by which a transmission parameter of a channel providing a point-to-multipoint service to a plurality of cells can be informed to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090116421 - Radio communication system: In a radio communication system in which unicast data and multicast data are transmitted on an identical carrier (carrier wave) in a time-division multiplexed manner, each terminal transmits a signal in an uplink time interval corresponding to a time interval in which multicast data is transmitted on the downlink either... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090116420 - Synchronized multi-link transmission in an arq-enabled multi-hop wireless network: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for synchronized multi-link transmission in an ARQ-enabled multi-hop wireless network. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing pre-transmission of a packet to hops to enable a base station and the plurality of hops in the network to transmit the packet synchronously to one... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090116423 - Method and device for cooperative relay in wireless communication network: The invention provides a method and device for cooperative relay with multiple relay stations in the wireless telecommunication network. The invention is proposed to improve the quality of relayed signals, reduce the resources needed for relaying and solve the problems when performing the switch between relay devices. The method and... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090116422 - Method and system for opportunistic hybrid relay selection scheme for downlink transmission: An opportunistic hybrid-relay selection scheme for downlink transmission selects between cooperative relay and single relay schemes based on the channel conditions (e.g., signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR)) between the base station (BS) and RSs (i.e., BS-RSs link) and RSs and mobile station (MS) (i.e., RSs-MS link), respectively. In another selection scheme, a selection... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090116427 - Advanced technology frame structure with backward compatibility: An advanced technology frame structure is described herein. The advanced technology frame structure can enhance a first technology frame structure in dimensions of time, frequency, or a combination of time and frequency. A second technology frame structure time division multiplexes second technology subframes with the first technology downlink and uplink... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090116425 - Error control method, medium access control (mac) frame designing method, and terminal registration method in wireless communication system, and recording medium: In a method of registering with an access point in a terminal of a wireless communication system, a frame includes a downlink sub-frame including a broadcast interval and a first management connection interval, and an uplink sub-frame including an access interval and a second management connection interval, the broadcast interval... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090116428 - Mobile communication method and system: In the method for wireless communication between a terminal and a base station supporting a real time packet transfer service mode and reliable packet transfer service mode according to the present invention, one of the real time packet transfer service mode and reliable packet transfer service mode is selected and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090116429 - Network system: MTID of a terminal apparatus is preliminarily registered into a database of an ISP. In step S2, when a power source of the terminal apparatus is turned on first, (MTID=B) is transmitted from the terminal apparatus to a router. A transmission signal is received by the router and (HGWID=A, MTID=B)... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090116426 - Sdu discard mechanisms for wireless communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate packet discard restriction in a wireless communication system. As described herein, a discard prohibit counter and/or other similar mechanism can be employed to limit the number of consecutive packets that are discarded by a transmitter, even in the event that the delay bounds... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116424 - Transmission control method, mobile station, and radio base station: A packet communication method according to the present invention includes: transmitting, at a mobile station, a random access request that includes mobile station information assigned to the mobile station, to a radio base station through a random access channel allocated to a predetermined radio resource; receiving, at the radio base... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090116437 - Coexistence of wireless personal area network and wireless local area network: Wireless transceiver apparatus for operating in a part of the RF spectrum which is shared with a co-located second wireless transceiver apparatus. The first wireless transceiver apparatus includes, a wireless transceiver unit; an arbitration interface for interfacing with an arbitration entity which arbitrates access to the shared part of the... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090116433 - Data transmitting system, communication node and data transmitting method: The present invention provides a data transmission system where MBMS data are transmitted to a mobile station in synchronization among multiple base stations without use of any central control node for controlling the multiple base stations. The data transmission system includes a communication node managing user common data, one or... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090116438 - Division of the scheduling algorithm into background and foreground algorithms: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate dividing scheduling algorithms into background and foreground aspects capable of simultaneously servicing a multiplicity of disparate flows in wideband communications networks. The systems provided herein arbitrarily select prospective time horizons, generate optimal bandwidth allocation targets based on a plurality of flows observed by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116440 - Long term evolution user equipment multi-packet data network parameter based connectivity control: A system is provided for concurrently connecting a user equipment to a plurality of packet data network gateways via a radio access network and a serving gateway. The system includes a processor configured to evaluate an operational parameter related to a set of network components to which the user equipment,... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090116444 - Method for achieving frequency reuse in wireless communications systems: A method is provided for sharing a communications channel in a wireless communications system. A network coordinating device of the wireless network obtains a first path quality information of each of a first set of one or more communications paths between a first pair of communications devices. The coordinating device... Agent: Imperium Patent Works
20090116432 - Method of configuring and searching high speed shared control channel of multi-carrier cell: The present invention relates to a method for configuring and searching HS-SCCHs of a multi-carrier cell in a TD-SCDMA system. The network side configures the configuration information of a HS-SCCH set for a UE and notifies the UE through high layer signaling, wherein each HS-SCCH corresponds to a frequency point... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090116435 - Multiple compatible ofdm systems with different bandwidths: The technology provides a frame handler, a controller, and a frame structure design for a new radio communications system that provides backward compatibility with an existing or legacy radio communications system with lower signal bandwidth. Data to be transmitted to the new and legacy radio terminals is processed into a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090116441 - Network connection method for mobile terminal in asynchronous mobile communication system: A network connection method for an asynchronous mobile terminal is provided for reducing connection latency and power consumption. A network connection method for an asynchronous mobile terminal includes displaying a list of operators identified by scanning frequencies in a manual network selection mode, acquiring, when one of the operators is... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090116443 - Re-establishing wireless communication sessions: This invention relates to maintaining or re-establishing a communications session in a wireless communications system. The present invention provides a method of re-routing a call between a user device and a third party device, the method comprising: setting up a call with the third party device using a first wireless... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090116442 - Reference transport channel on/off status detection and reselection: In a wireless communication system using a reference channel used for error rate measurement and associated with a plurality of transport channels multiplexed on a coded composite transport channel (CCTrCH), a method is employed for reselection of the reference channel from favorable candidate transport channels. A channel is initially selected... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090116439 - Scheduling a mix of best effort (be) and delay qos flows: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate dynamically adjusting scheduling priorities in relation to a combination of delay sensitive flows with delay requirements and best effort flows. The systems and methodologies provide optimal and efficient techniques to enable real time adjustment and assignment of bandwidth for a combination of best... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116431 - System and method for optimizing communication between a mobile communications device and a second communications device: A mobile communications device includes one or more antennas and a plurality of wireless transceivers that are each configured to transmit and receive transmissions via the one or more antennas according to at least one of several associated communications protocols. The device includes a control processor operatively coupled to the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090116430 - System for enabling mobile coverage extension and peer-to-peer communications in an ad hoc network and method of operation therefor: A method for enabling mobile coverage extension and peer-to-peer communications in an ad hoc network is provided. The method includes communicating at least one message among the plurality of nodes, wherein the at least one message comprises: an ad hoc zone, wherein the ad hoc zone comprises at least one... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090116434 - Uplink resource allocation in a mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method and mobile terminal for requesting resources for transmitting data on uplink within a mobile communication system. Further the invention relates to a network entity for allocating uplink resources to mobile terminal. To provide a flexible scheduling scheme for uplink transmission, the invention proposes... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116436 - Wireless bandwidth allocating method and wireless base station: A wireless base station for allocating a wireless bandwidth to a wireless terminal based on a bandwidth request from the wireless terminal. The wireless base station includes a receiving part configured to receive a target data transmitted in the allocated wireless bandwidth from the wireless terminal, the target data including... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090116445 - Active handoffs in a network: Techniques for transferring a communication connection for a client device from a source network device to a target network device include receiving first and second sequence numbers and applying a first processing technique to data segments associated with sequence numbers that succeed the first and the second sequence numbers.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090116452 - Apparatus and method for a mobile node roaming in an ipv6 network: The present invention discloses an apparatus and method for a mobile node roaming in an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) network. The apparatus includes a foreign home agent (FHA). The method includes: when a mobile node (MN) moves from an Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) network to an IPv6 network,... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090116448 - Apparatus and method of changing access point in wireless network system: An apparatus and method of changing an access point in a wireless network system is provided. The wireless network system includes a first access point existing on a wireless network, and a user terminal accessing the first access point. The first access point transmits information on a second access point,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090116449 - Channel transmission method and base station: A channel transmission method of a base station used in a communication system employing orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is disclosed. The channel transmission method includes the steps of selecting sectors where soft-combining is to be performed based on location information of a mobile station and/or the type of a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090116446 - Crossover node detecting method, crossover node detecting program for executing that method by use of computer, and mobile terminal and relay apparatus used in crossover node detecting method: The present invention provides a new technique on a crossover node detecting method and the like, by which a mobile terminal (mobile node) to perform a handover can quickly find out CRN so that the mobile terminal can quickly and continuously receive additional services, which the mobile node has been... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116450 - Method and apparatus for improving a mobile station cell change operation in the general packet radio system (gprs): A mobile station executed method, wherein upon changing from a current cell to a new cell in a wireless packet data network the mobile station enters the new cell; generates a cell change packet data unit (PDU) message for informing the network of the location of the mobile station in... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090116453 - Method for controlling registration of mobile station and generic access network controller: A method for controlling registration of an MS and a Generic Access Network Controller (GANC) is provided. The method includes a GANC receiving a registration message from an MS, when there is an ongoing service between the GANC and the MS, the GANC triggers a handover procedure, or the GANC... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116447 - Methods and apparatus for mobility support between network domains: Described aspects provide for improving the mobility of wireless communication devices between one network domain and another network domain, specifically, but not limited to, between a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and a cellular network and the like. Present aspects provide for services to be moved seamlessly and in a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090116451 - Mobile terminal apparatus and hand-off method thereof: A mobile terminal that ensures smooth, continuous communications sessions even when in transit, regardless of base station capabilities and functionalities, in a packet-switched data communications network. With this terminal, each of a plurality of lower interfaces 101-1 to 101-M, when its associated access mechanism is in an active state, can... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116454 - Communication device, communication system, and handover method: Provided is a communication device capable of reducing the network resource and the processing load of a network host. A handover destination performs unicast of packet data reporting an address of the handover destination to an upper-node device and the upper-node device reports release of connection with a communication terminal... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116455 - Method and apparatus for code power parameter estimation for received signal processing: As taught herein channelization code power estimates are generated for a number of data channels in a received CDMA signal based on a joint determination process. Joint processing in this context yields improved estimation of data channel code powers and corresponding estimations of noise variance. These improvements arise from exploitation... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090116456 - Method, apparatus, analyser and computer program of searching for propagation paths: A radio channel is formed for estimation, the radio channel including dominant paths from a digital impulse response estimate of a channel relating to a radio system. A divider divides the impulse response estimate temporally into at least two subsignals. An analyser determines whether a distribution of the amplitude values... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20090116457 - Methods and electronic devices for wireless ad-hoc network communications using receiver determined channels and transmitted reference signals: Electronic devices for communicating in wireless ad-hoc networks and multiple access systems (such as mobile radio telephone communications systems) are disclosed. For example, a disclosed transmitter can transmit data to a first receiver in an ad-hoc wireless network (or multiple access system) over a first channel and can, further, transmit... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090116459 - Apparatus and method for cell searching in wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for mapping a cell IDentifier (ID) for cell searching in a transmitter of a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes generating a single type of complex sequences mapped with a cell ID, and transmitting the complex sequences mapped with the cell ID to synchronization... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090116460 - Apparatus and method for scheduling for supporting quality of service of data service in mobile internet system: An apparatus and method for setting a Quality of Service (QoS) level by a Portable Subscriber Station (PSS) in a mobile internet system are provided. The method includes determining a QoS request level serving as a QoS level required for transmitting a real-time packet if a packet to be transmitted... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090116458 - Method and apparatus for efficient multimedia delivery in a wireless packet network: The present invention sends multiple versions of a multimedia packet to the base station, and, based on the radio channel and traffic characteristics, an appropriate version of the multimedia packet is selected to send to the mobile station at a given time. In this way, source transmission is improved to... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090116461 - Distributed scheduling: In a network, some data are transmitted between stations during time slots in contention free periods. Selecting the time slots includes collecting timing information at some stations in the network. The timing information indicates the times of existing time slots used by stations whose transmissions can be reliably received by... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090116464 - Access points with selective communication rate and scheduling control and related methods for wireless local area networks (wlans): The present invention is directed to methods and wireless communication devices that are configured to enhance communication capacity in a wireless network. In one aspect of the invention various scheduling processes and schedulers for the transmissions of data packets are disclosed. In another aspect of the invention, the selection of... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090116462 - High speed overlay mode for burst data and real time streaming (audio) applications: In a wireless 802.15.4 communication system (300), a high-speed data frame structure (340) is provided which uses the 802.15.4 SHR structure that is spread modulated to obtain the synchronization benefits of the 802.15.4 protocol, but which uses a modified data frame structure for the payload portion without using spreading to... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Freescale
20090116467 - Method, system and device for accessing network: The present disclosure discloses a method and system for a user accessing a network in which a user terminal obtains a requirement for an attribute of a network element, selects a network element meeting a capability requirement of a service to be used according to the requirement for the attribute... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116466 - Mobile communications: A mobile communications handset (12) is capable of connection through two different networks (2, 27). When it is out of contact with its preferred local wireless access system (27), the handset will seek a hand-over to the cellular network (2), and will become registered as a “roaming” handset currently connected... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090116463 - Mobile node and communication control method: A technology is disclosed for a mobile device with multiple interfaces to make use of its multiple interfaces capability with Mobile IP. According to this technology, MN (Mobile Node) 100 comprises a cellular interface to connect to the cellular network 112 and a Wireless-LAN interface to connect to the local... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116465 - Wireless lan system, wireless lan terminal and base station searching method for such system and terminal: In terminal (101-1) for communicating with base station (100-1) threshold values (103-1 to 103-2) for searching a base station that will become to be a switching candidate are updated in accordance with the number of base stations which can communicate with terminal (101-1). In the base station that will become... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090116470 - Information carrying synchronization code and method for frame timing synchronization: An improved method for conveying data and synchronization information in a telecommunication system is disclosed. The method uses a cyclically permutable code, to which a repetitive structure has been imposed, for carrying the data and synchronization information. The decoding procedure at the receiver then uses this repetitive structure of the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090116468 - Method for implementing hsdpa for td-scdma: The present invention discloses a method for implementing multi-carrier HSDPA for TD-SCDMA system, comprises: establishing a multi-carrier cell at the network side, wherein multiple carrier resources in the multi-carrier cell being managed and allocated as a whole at the network side; configuring HS-PDSCH resources on at least one of the... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090116469 - Reverse link pilot integrated with block codes: A technique for encoding digital communication signals. Data symbols are augmented in pilot symbols inserted at predetermined positions. The pilot augmented sequence is then fed to a deterministic error correction block encoder, such as a turbo product coder, to output a coded sequence. The symbols in the error correction encoded... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090116473 - Channel estimation for synchronized cells in a cellular communication system: Channel estimation is performed by user equipment operating in a mobile communications system. Estimation involves receiving a signal and analyzing it to detect a signal component from a neighboring cell. Depending on outcome, one or both of the following are determined: whether a power level of the signal component from... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090116472 - Initiation of high speed overlay mode for burst data and real time streaming (audio) applications: In a wireless 802.15.4 communication system, a method and system are provided for switching between a predetermined protocol transmission mode and a high-speed transmission mode by including signaling mode information in a data packet (330, 340) to instruct the receiver device (300) to demodulate at least a data payload using... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Freescale
20090116471 - Method for enhancing quality of service in mobile telephony: A method for enhancing quality of service concerning at least one multimedia data, in particular concerning photographs, and/or video, and/or audio, and/or text, involving least one processing of the data. The method includes determining, beforehand or in real time, based on the factor, a first fraction of the multimedia data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090116476 - Method for forwarding and storing session packets according to preset and/or dynamic rules: A system and method for recording and/or monitoring data by forwarding it, with or without analyzing or otherwise filtering the data itself are provided. According to embodiments of the invention, the system and method are operative over IP networks. According to an embodiment of the invention, there is provided a... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090116475 - System and method for inter-processor communication: A means for reliable inter-processor communication in a multi-processor system is described. In accordance with one aspect, a specially-configured serial bus is used as a general-purpose data link between a first processor and a second processor. The serial bus may be an Inter-IC Sound (I2S) bus. In accordance with another... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20090116474 - Terminal, method, and computer program product for registering user address information: The transferring unit transfers a message received from a PC or a network to a designated destination address. The judging unit judges whether an authentication message including the identification information of the user and a grant message indicating that the user is authenticated are transferred. The identification information acquiring unit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090116477 - Signaling referring to setup of h.324 video telephone between media gateway and controller: A video telecommunication connection is established via a landline telecommunications network and an IP multimedia subsystem telecommunications network using a media gateway control function of at least one Internet multimedia-media gateway device in the IP multimedia subsystem telecommunications network. An H.223 multiplex level usable for a telecommunication connection is exposed... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090116478 - Method and system for activating a packet data subscriber context for packet data: A method and system for activating a context in a first network so as to transfer a call via said first network and a second network is provided. The method may include receiving a setup message according to an application protocol using a signaling or default context within a network,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090116480 - Network system: MTID of a terminal apparatus is preliminarily registered into a database of an ISP. In step S2, when a power source of the terminal apparatus is turned on first, (MTID=B) is transmitted from the terminal apparatus to a router. A transmission signal is received by the router and (HGWID=A, MTID=B)... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090116479 - Upnp-based network system and control method thereof: A Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP)-based network system and a control method thereof are provided. The UPnP-based network system includes a controlled device which transmits an advertisement message, and a control point which receives the transmitted advertisement message. The control point determines whether an extension header included in the advertisement message is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090116482 - Multicast distribution device and multicast distribution method: Provided is a multicast distribution device for transmitting a packet in which a reception node can easily perform signal synchronization between a plurality of hierarchized data. The multicast distribution device (100) includes an input unit (110), a hierarchy encoding unit (112), a communication control unit (114), a flow rate control... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116481 - On-demand data delivery system: It is provided a data delivery system of hybrid type in which a multicast delivery and a unicast delivery are combined. The system has a multicast delivery server and a unicast delivery server which have the same content data. A terminals has functions of a reception control, a multicast reception,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090116487 - Communications system: A method of performing a multimedia communication session over a communication link using Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and over a communication link using User Datagram Protocol (UDP), including the acts of: receiving a request, over the TCP link, to register from a client terminal located within a private network; a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090116486 - Method and apparatus for obtaining an attenuation factor: The present invention discloses a method for obtaining an attenuation factor. The method is adapted to process the synthesized signal in packet loss concealment, and includes: obtaining a change trend of a signal; obtaining an attenuation factor, according to the change trend of the signal. The present invention also discloses... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090116488 - Method for distributing traffic by means of hash codes according to a nominal traffic distribution scheme in a packet-oriented network employing multi-path routing: Hash-code value ranges are determined for a traffic distribution among the nodes along a multipath route in a packet-oriented network, according to a predefined traffic distribution in the network. Starting from one or more start nodes, the traffic distribution is determined successively as a function of the hash-codes along the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090116485 - Packet relay method and device: A packet relay method and device in which even in the presence of a relay device between transmitting and receiving devices, a normality of a protection route can be surely confirmed is provided; A specific source address or destination address are registered, and when a route normality confirmation packet having... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090116484 - Parallelizing peer-to-peer overlays using multi-destination routing: A method is provided for parallelizing overlay operations in an overlay network. The method includes: identifying an overlay operation having a parallel messaging scheme; determining a destination address for each parallel message in the messaging scheme; encoding each destination address into a data packet; and transmitting the data packet over... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs
20090116483 - Supporting bgp based ip-vpn in a routed network: A new type of Provider Edge (PE) device is used to support BGP-based IP-VPNs. Each VRF instance in a PE device is associated with a dedicated IP address (Service IP address). Each service IP address is dedicated to a VRF in a PE device. The service IP address is distributed... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras LLP
20090116489 - Method and apparatus to reduce data loss within a link-aggregating and resequencing broadband transceiver: A rate shaper between a transmit queue and a transmitter regulates the flow rate of packets through a resequencing broadband transmission device, such as a cable modem, toward a user device, such as a computer. When the resequencing device receives packets out of order that belong to a program flow... Agent: Arris International, Inc
20090116491 - Communication system, communication device, and method for controlling transport resource thereof: A communication system capable of making a communication utilizing a plurality of transport resources by exchanging control signals between communication devices. A single control signal transmitted and received between the communication devices contains information indicating that a transport resource is being utilized for the communication. The communication device comprises transport... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090116492 - Data transfer system and method: A transmission source bridge collects packets sent from nodes connected to a serial bus in accordance the IEEE1394 Standards, into one packet in an order they are to be transmitted and then sends them onto an ATM network, so that a transmission destination bridge receives this packet and divides it... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090116490 - Method and apparatus for packet segmentation and concatenation signaling in a communication system: The invention relates to a data packet structure for conveying data of service data units (SDU) using protocol data units (PDU). The data packet comprise a data packet payload comprising at least one protocol data unit (PDU), wherein a protocol data unit (PDU) comprises a service data unit (SDU) or... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090116495 - Method and device for dynamic management of quality of service: A method of dynamically distributing quality of service between users of a network service (3) used by at least one user (1, 2) who has a first quality of service credit. The method includes a step (10) of collecting observation data on the use of the service during a current... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090116493 - Method and apparatus for ethernet to bear atm cells: A method for an Ethernet to bear ATM cells includes: mapping the ATM virtual connection information in the first ATM cell received from the ATM network to an Interworking Identifier (IW ID); combining the IW ID and the cell payload of the first ATM cell into an Ethernet frame; and... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116494 - Method and system to transport high-quality video signals: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) video data is separated into first data and second data. A first signal is formed based on the first data. A second signal is formed based on the second data. The first signal is transported via a first Optical Carrier 3 (OC-3)... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Bhgl Attn: Patent Docketing Room 2a-207
20090116496 - Synchronizing portions of a database with different databases on different nodes of a network: Techniques are disclosed for synchronizing a database related to a first node in a network with multiple nodes. Each node includes a database different from a database on a different node. An inquiry control message is sent to each node in a candidate set of one or more nodes on... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090116500 - Apparatus, system and method for transferring an active call between wireless communication networks: An active voice call with an access terminal is transferred from an originating wireless network to a destination wireless network in response to a call continuation message transmitted by the access terminal to a destination network switch of the destination wireless network. The call continuation message includes a connected number... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20090116499 - Communication apparatus, method executed by communication apparatus, and storage medium storing software for executing method: A communication apparatus which is capable of performing bi-directional communication via a router in a local network including one or more routers is provided. An upper segment determination section (421) obtains address range information under an upper router which is connected on an external network side of a router to... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090116497 - Ethernet performance monitoring: One embodiment is a source router that monitors the performance of an Ethernet network. The source router generates an Ethernet connectivity check request frame that includes a transmission timestamp, and transmits the Ethernet connectivity check request frame to a destination router. The source router receives a reply from the destination... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116501 - Method and device for realizing unicast reverse path for forwarding: A method and device for realizing a unicast reverse path forwarding is disclosed. Information about that a unicast reverse path forwarding (URPF) needs to be implemented is set in a route table item of a network device's route table, the network device implements the URPF on the corresponding message according... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090116498 - Testing data service using moca-to-ethernet bridge: A terminal apparatus includes an ethernet channel that transfers ethernet traffic between an ethernet port and an external network port during a normal operation mode of the apparatus, and a Multimedia over Cable Alliance (MoCA) channel that transfers MoCA traffic between a MoCA port and the external network port during... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090116502 - Efficient triple modular redundancy on a braided ring: One embodiment comprises a network that includes a plurality of bi-directional links and a plurality of nodes. Each node is communicatively coupled to two neighbor nodes and to two skip nodes using the plurality of bi-directional links. Three neighboring nodes of the plurality of nodes form a triple modular redundant... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090116503 - Methods and systems for performing tcp throttle: The present invention relates to systems and methods of accelerating network traffic. The method includes receiving a plurality of network packets and setting a threshold for a buffer. The threshold indicates a low water mark for the buffer. The method further includes storing the plurality of network packets in the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090116504 - Packet processing apparatus for realizing wire-speed, and method thereof: Provided are a packet processing apparatus for realizing a wire-speed, and a method thereof. The packet processing apparatus realizes a wire-speed by making an inputted packet be processed in another packet processing apparatus instead of processing the inputted packet for itself. The packet processing apparatus for realizing a wire-speed by... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090116505 - Service based vlan stacking: A device and method are described herein for group profiling traffic (e.g., voice, data, high-speed data, video, multicast stream) which is received at a plurality of incoming ports. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of: (a) receiving different types of traffic at the plurality of ports; (b) classifying... Agent: Law Office Of William J. Tucker
20090116506 - Method communication arrangement and communication device for establishing a communication relationship: According to the invention, connection information (vcxIndex) representing each connection (AE1 . . . n) of the at least one communication device (KE1 . . . n) to a multiplexer device (MUX) is stored in the multiplexer device, the connection information (vcxIndex) is allocated to the at least one communication... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090116507 - Method and system for facilitating quality of service in edge devices in a fibre channel network: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates quality of service (QoS) in a Fibre Channel (FC) host bus adaptor (HBA). In this system the bandwidth on an FC link between the HBA and the FC switch can be allocated into a plurality of logical channels, and... Agent: Pvf -- Brocade Communications Systems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090116508 - Apparatus for and method of converting bit rate of dvb-h signal: A bit rate converting apparatus suitable for a DVB-H signal which does not have a function of rewriting a PCR value comprises means (42) for receiving a TS signal of a DVB-H standard for storage in accordance with a first bit rate, means (46) for sequentially generating NULL packets in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090116509 - Mobile temporary incident area network for local communications interoperability: An ad hoc emergency interoperability communication network is established by providing universal temporary incident area network modules that communicate with each other on an open network, with the network being established when vehicles containing the temporary incident area network modules are within range of each other.... Agent: Robert K. Tendler
20090116510 - High frequency communication device with minimal off chip components: A high frequency (HF) communication device includes an antenna structure, an integrated circuit (IC), and an off-chip duplexer. The IC includes a receiver section and a transmitter section. The receiver section is operable in a receive portion of a first frequency band to support multiple communication protocols and converts a... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090116511 - Dynamic channel sharing using bandwidth metrics: In a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET), each node calculates a bandwidth output value representative of data output requirements for the node relative to the transmit time slots available to the node. This value is shared with other nodes in the MANET and may be employed to more efficiently allocate... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20090116512 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving control information in broadcast communication system: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving control information in a system in which one or more Radio Frequencies (RFs) are used to carry multiple services through a frame constituted by time resources or time-frequency resources. Control information regarding frame configuration information is not transmitted over a separate control... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090116513 - System and method for providing single ip tunnel: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet at a network processor, and determining the packet is to be directed to a selected one of a plurality of traffic processors if a tunnel endpoint identifier of the packet is associated with a subscriber terminal. The method further includes determining... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090116514 - Method for implementing synchronization of link state database, router, line card and master board: A router is provided including a line card (LC), an active master board (AMB), a standby master board (SMB) and a LC for implementing a simple synchronization of a link state database (LSDB).... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090116515 - Method and circuit for interleaving, serializing and deserializing camera and keypad data: A system for interleaving high speed data and slower data that is serialized and delivered to a microprocessor. The typical source of the high speed data is a camera and the source of the slower data is a keyboard. The high speed data and the slower data, illustratively, are interfaced... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLPPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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