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Multiplex communications July category listing 07/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090190464 - Method and apparatus for adaptively controlling signals: A signal processing system according to various aspects of the present invention includes an excursion signal generator, a scaling system and a filter system. The excursion signal generator identifies a peak portion of a signal that exceeds a threshold and generates a corresponding excursion signal. The scaling system applies a... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing
20090190465 - Downlink acquisition: The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for detecting a preamble to enable acquisition of a downlink. In one aspect, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving a plurality of symbols. From an autocorrelation of the received symbols, a guard interval... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20090190466 - Method and an apparatus for preventing traffic interruptions between client ports exchanging information through a communication network: A method for preventing a temporary traffic interruption between two client ports and the consequent state transition of the receiving port in a communication network providing for the transmission of a data stream between two clients along at least one path when a fault condition is detected in the path.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090190468 - Method and system for ensuring service continuity in case of a proxy profile gateway failure or interruption: Aspects of the present invention relate to methods, systems and computer products that guarantee the availability of basic services to subscribers during the failure of a Proxy-Profile Gateway. An independent module equipped with monitoring probes for tracking the actual location of the end-customer, an interface for controlling the Gateway availability,... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090190467 - System and method for managing fault in a multi protocol label switching system: A system, method and computer readable media for detecting and managing fault within a network using the network's label distribution protocol transactions. Initially, the system will monitor and analyze all transactions within the network to determine if the network has degraded at or between any nodes in the system. The... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20090190469 - Communication device, network system, path management method, and program: This is invention is to provide a communication device, a network system, a path management method, and a program in which a state of a path which has been set can be recognized in a case where the path has been set by autonomous distributed control via an autonomous distributed... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090190471 - Method and apparatus for optimized session setup with network-initiated qos policy control: Apparatus and methods operable by a network in configuring quality of service (QoS) for an access terminal are operable to receive, at a network, a request for packet data access from an access terminal. The apparatus and methods are further operable to determine, at the network and based on establishment... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190470 - Traffic shaping method and device: There are provided a distribution unit for classifying traffics into group/user/class units, a transmission point-in-time processing unit for calculating available frame rate from peak-frame-rate/minimum-frame-rate/weight set for each user, and managing a transmission schedule point-in-time, a scheduling control unit for controlling a scheduling in accordance with the transmission schedule point-in-time, a... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090190472 - End-to-end network management with tie-down data integration: A method for managing tie-down information in a network management system for a telecommunications network including: providing tie-down information to the network management system associated with a plurality of tie-down demarcations using a tie-down information template comprising a plurality of tie-down information parameters associated with each of the plurality of... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20090190474 - Bandwidth-aware multicast load balancing on a multi-interface host: In one embodiment, a network device having a plurality of network interfaces maintains a database tracking multicast memberships associated with the network interfaces. The network device then uses the database for load balancing received multicast traffic over the network interfaces.... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090190473 - Method and apparatus for targeted content delivery based on internet video traffic analysis: A system and related method for targeted content delivery based on Internet video traffic analysis, including one or more of the following: a packet-based communication network in communication with a terminal device, the packet-based communication network 1) collecting and comparing traffic flows between the terminal device and one or more... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090190476 - Flagging of port conditions in high speed networks: A non-intrusive condition flag is introduced into high-speed data network for flagging a fault condition without interrupting the normal operation of the network. The condition flag is chosen to be one that is relatively not germane with respect to disrupting the behavior of the ports under a particular network protocol,... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090190475 - Method of prioritizing user throughput and user throughput limits for best-effort application in cdma2000 1xev-do wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method implemented in a mobile unit configured to communicate with at least one base station over an uplink. The method includes receiving, at the mobile unit and from the base station, a first attribute indicative of a traffic-to-pilot power ratio and a second attribute indicative... Agent: Mark W. Sincell William, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090190477 - Selectively forwarding traffic through tunnels in a computer network: In one embodiment, an autoroute filter list may be configured with a list of traffic identifiers. Accordingly, at a tunnel head-end node, an autoroute operation may be performed to configure the routing of all traffic in a network onto an appropriate tunnel except for traffic identified in the autoroute filter... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090190478 - System and method for restoration in a multimedia ip network: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable media for modifying IP backbone link weights such that multicast traffic and unicast traffic will not travel on a same path between nodes. The method comprises assigning link weights to nodes within an IP backbone such that multicast forwarding paths and unicast... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20090190479 - Methods, systems and apparatus for monitoring and/or generating communications in a communications network: A module for use in a communications network in which a plurality of signals are transmitted between respective first and second nodes, the module having an engine for receiving the plurality of signals over the network, for extracting protocol data therefrom and for providing the extracted protocol data to an... Agent: Richard F. Jaworski Cooper & Dunham LLP
20090190480 - Methods and apparatus for detecting radio link control protocol errors and triggering radio link control re-establishment: Methods and apparatus for detecting errors or events in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and/or a base station comprising a radio resource control (RRC) layer, a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) layer, a radio link control (RLC) layer, a medium access control (MAC) layer, and a physical (PHY) layer are... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090190481 - Route confirmation method and device: In order to preliminarily confirming whether or not a protection route to be switched over can be safely switched over during a working route being used in a unicast or multicast mode. a notification of communication confirmation/quality confirmation or multicast communication confirmation is received from a manager device is received.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090190482 - Relative one-way delay measurements over multiple paths between devices: Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable storage media, mechanisms, and means for measuring relative one-way delay measurements over multiple paths between devices. The relative one-way delays from a networked device to a remote device can be determined based on the round-trip delay of pairs of probe/probe-return packets as each... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams
20090190489 - Apparatus and method for channel estimation in wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for channel estimation in a wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) memory unit for collecting a predetermined number of pieces of channel information for two or more mobile stations (MSs), a CQI DIFference (CQIDIF) memory unit for storing a... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090190484 - Directional topology discovery for downhole networks: An apparatus and method for discovering and monitoring a collection of nodes in a downhole network may include receiving data packets originating from several downhole nodes. These packets may be read to extract a unique identifier and hop count for each of the nodes. This information may then be used... Agent: National Oilwell Varco Attention Victor Segura
20090190491 - Estimating pointing loss for user terminals of a satellite communications system: Techniques are provided herein for monitoring the performance of a satellite communications system, including techniques for determining the pointing loss of a plurality of user terminals in the satellite communications system using the isotropic radiated power (EIRP) of the satellite.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090190492 - Header estimation to improve multimedia quality over wireless networks: A method is provided for estimating the header of a data packet in a wireless communication system. The method includes: maintaining a list of data packets received without an error at a receiver; receiving at the receiver a corrupt data packet having errors in its header; computing a likelihood score... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090190487 - Method and apparatus for providing performance measurement for a network tunnel: A method and apparatus for providing performance measurements on network tunnels in packet networks are disclosed. For example, the method establishes two tunnels between a first measurement host and a first router, and establishes a tunnel between the first router and a second measurement host. The method also establishes a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090190490 - Method and arrangement for determining transmission delay: Determining mutual differences of transmission delays experienced by protocol data units transmitted in a communications network is based on a surprising discovery that the time difference between the receiving moments of protocol data units the temporal receiving order of which deviates from their temporal transmitting order represents the smallest possible... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090190488 - Method of aiding uplink beamforming transmission: A method and apparatus of aiding uplink beamforming transmission is disclosed. One method includes a base station downlink transmitting beamformed signals to at least a first terminal, the beam formed signals directed and conveying data to at least the first terminal. The method further includes a second terminal eavesdropping the... Agent: Beceem Communications, Inc.
20090190485 - Method of closed loop power control adjusted by self-interference: A method and apparatus for controlling the transmit power of a mobile device in a mobile communication network takes the level of self-interference into account to perform inner-loop power control. For normal inner-loop power control, a signal quality estimate is compared to a signal quality target and power control commands... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090190483 - Network transmission system and a testing method thereof: A method, testing the network transmission, includes the step of providing a buffer of a scheduled size in a first storage unit, moving at least one transmission data from a second storage unit to the buffer in the first storage unit, and uploading the transmission data from the buffer in... Agent: Chih Feng Yeh Brian M. Mcinnis
20090190486 - System and methods for distributed output packet metering using input lookups: System and methods for metering output packet traffic at network devices. Ingress packet lookups are employed in combination with egress packet meters, which can be arranged in parallel fashion, and used to meter traffic across multiple blades of a switch chassis. Also, egress packet traffic metering is accomplished while matching... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090190493 - Speed calculation system: Embedding probe information into a data packet, being actual data, to transfer two at a time allows the data packet having the probe information embedded to act as a probe packet of the packet pair technique as well. Further, in a system including a plurality of the paths, the data... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090190498 - Decomposition of networking device configuration into versioned pieces each conditionally applied depending on external circumstances: A method of configuring a networking device comprises: collecting data regarding the networking device; conveying the data to a remote server; selecting configuration slice instances based on the data using the server, wherein templates for the slice instances are stored on the server; compiling the configuration slice instances using the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090190495 - General multi-link interface for networking environments: A method, information processing system, and computer readable medium manage a plurality of network interfaces. A data packet is accepted at a pseudo network interface. The pseudo network interface manages a plurality of underlying physical network interfaces. The pseudo network interface selects selected physical network interface from the plurality of... Agent: Fleit Kian Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090190494 - Method and system for network topology updating using topology perturbation: A method for configuring a communication network includes the steps of identifying a given network configuration having a given network topology based on arcs having associated administrative routing weights and including a number of given shortest paths, generating at least one neighbouring configuration by producing in the network topology a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090190497 - Method for controlling the establishment of a connection in an optical network: A method for controlling the establishment of a connection within an optical network comprising the steps consisting in: transmitting a control message node-to-node along a path of said connection from an input node (A) to an output node (D) of the connection, said control message comprising a step indication field... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090190496 - Method of organizing nodes of a network into groupings of nodes, computer program for implementing such a method and communication device forming a node of a network of nodes: A method of organizing nodes of a network into clusters of nodes comprises a step (130) of calculating, for each node, a weight, representing the aptness of this node to be the master node of a grouping, and a step (190) of electing a master node of a grouping, such... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090190501 - Method, equipment and system for deregistering a wireless ip access network contact address: A method and equipment for deregistering a wireless IP access network contact address are provided. When a call corresponding to a common subscriber ID of a TE is received after the TE leaves an IP access network abnormally, the method and the equipment can avoid problems caused by still delivering... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090190500 - Serving cell selection in wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate selecting and/or reselecting one or more access points, related cells, or carriers based at least in part on calculating an energy efficiency related to the access points. In particular, the energy efficiency can be based at least in part on an estimated pathloss... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190499 - System for extracting and combining information from ip device configurations, inventory systems, and real-time network monitoring: The inventive system and method for improving network security, availability, and regulatory compliance, and maximizing a network comprises a network configuration component, a network inventory component, a network monitoring component, and a network assessment component, wherein information is extracted from each of the configuration, inventory, and monitoring components, the extracted... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090190502 - Communication apparatus, communication method, communication circuit, mobile phone, program, and computer readable recording medium with program recorded therein: A communication apparatus (1) is a primary station for communicating with a secondary station, and includes: a first protocol control section (111) for transmitting, at a time when communication connection is to be established with the secondary station, (i) a station discovery command with which to confirm a presence of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090190503 - Efficient end-to-end proposal/agreement messaging for spanning tree convergence in a computer network: In one embodiment, a bridge may receive a first convergence proposal on a root port from an upstream adjacent bridge of a computer network, and in response, may transmit a second convergence proposal downstream on each non-edge designated port of the bridge without syncing the non-edge designated ports. The bridge... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090190504 - Multiple i-service registration protocol (mirp): In one embodiment, a method associated with a multiple I-service registration protocol (MIRP) includes receiving into an 802.1ah I-component an MVRP TCN from an 802.1ad component. The TCN may be received, for example, from an 802.1ad bridge. The TCN may identify an affected service using an S-VID. Therefore, the example... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay
20090190505 - Method and apparatus for targeted content delivery based on real-time communication session analysis: A system and related method for targeted content delivery based on real time communication session analysis, including one or more of the following: a behavior analyzer that formulates a behavioral profile of a user of a terminal device that requests and receives a real time communication; a targeted content delivery... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090190506 - Method for allowing control of the quality of service and/or of the service fees for telecommunication services: A method permitting the control of the service quality and/or service fees of telecommunication services in which several service nodes are involved. During the initiation and/or implementation of a communication service, an exchange of signaling data occurs between a communications terminal and at least two service nodes which are involved... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090190507 - System, device and method for implementing special call service: A system, device and method for implementing a special call service are disclosed. The method includes receiving a session establishment request message carrying a service type identifier, determining a service type identified by the service type identifier in the session establishment request message, and implementing a special call service with... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090190508 - Cognitive ip radio with repeaters: An operational mechanism enables extending the range of cognitive networks through the use of repeater transceivers and selective routing.... Agent: Feldmangale, P.A.
20090190510 - Apparatus and method for frame synchronization timing detection and mobile terminal: A synchronization timing detecting method for a receiving device which receives a radio signal including a known symbol on a certain cycle and a gap period which is formed with a certain timing relation based on a transmit timing of the known symbol, wherein synchronization is not achieved in the... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090190509 - Apparatus and method for transmit/receive antenna switch in a tdd wireless communication system: An apparatus and method in a Time Division Duplex (TDD) wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes two 90° hybrid couplers and a phase converter block. The two 90° hybrid couplers each separate a signal into two signals and output the two signals, and each couple two signals and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090190511 - Method and apparatus for detecting wireless data subscribers using natted devices: A system and method for network based detection of wireless data subscribers using network address translation devices is provided. The method includes identifying a minimum number of devices showing the same internet protocol address. Packet identification sequences may include port numbers or internet protocol identification numbers. The method continues with... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090190512 - Packet processing method for wireless communications: A packet processing method used in a wireless communication is disclosed to have the packet data not to contain the identification code of the transmitter and to let the receiver read out the correct identification code of the transmitter and verify the effectiveness of the data, assuring excellent confidentiality of... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090190513 - Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption in cdma communication device: Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption of a code division multiple access (CDMA) communication device are described. The CDMA communication device operates in a voice call during which voice or audio information is communicated in frames over forward and reverse links. During voice inactivity periods of the voice call,... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090190518 - Apparatus and method for creating data path for broadcasting service in cellular network: An apparatus and method for creating a data path for a broadcasting service in a cellular network is provided. In a method for creating a data path to provide a broadcasting service in a cellular network, a broadcast server transmits a session start request message to an Access Service Network-GateWay... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090190515 - Bridging wireless and wired media in a computer network: In one embodiment, a transmitting node may be configured to transmit a wireless advertisement frame over a computer network, wherein the frame includes a source address of a reachable node being advertised, a destination address to which the reachable node is to be advertised, a transmitter address of the transmitting... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090190519 - Method and apparatus for selecting mbms radio bearer type: A method and apparatus for selecting a radio bearer type for providing a service to a plurality of mobile terminals according to a count of mobile terminals obtained through responses to a service response request message from a network is provided. An MBMS radio bearer type is selected according to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090190514 - Method for enhancement of multicasting forwarding protocol in a wireless network: A method for enhancing the reliability of a simplified multicasting forwarding protocol in a wireless network is provided. The method comprises establishing a list of multi-point relaying (MPR) nodes for each of a plurality of nodes. The list of MPR nodes includes neighbor nodes that cover each of the plurality... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090190516 - Radio communication base station apparatus and pilot transmitting method: A base station realizing enhancement of the interpolation accuracy of the channel estimate between sub-frames. In a base station (100), a scrambling section (105) carries out scrambling such that a predetermined pilot signal sequence is multiplied by a scrambling sequence containing both a sequence unique to the base station (100)... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090190517 - Wireless communication system, base station control device, wireless base station, and method of assigning a physical channel: A wireless communication system comprises: a wireless base station thereof having a first cell that provides a multicast/broadcast service and a second cell with at least a portion thereof overlapping with said first cell, said wireless communication system further comprises: a determining unit that for determines whether or not a... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090190521 - Management of wireless relay nodes using identifiers: A set of wireless relay nodes are managed to facilitate inter-node routing of packets in the set. In some aspects, unique identifiers are defined for the wireless relay nodes to facilitate routing packets within the set. In some aspect a routing table is provided to each of the wireless relay... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190522 - Management of wireless relay nodes using routing table: A set of wireless relay nodes are managed to facilitate inter-node routing of packets in the set. In some aspects, unique identifiers are defined for the wireless relay nodes to facilitate routing packets within the set. In some aspect a routing table is provided to each of the wireless relay... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190520 - Method of updating transmission channel information based on eaves-dropping of beamformed signals: A method and apparatus of providing a base station with updated transmission channel information is disclosed. The method includes the base station transmitting beamformed signals to a first terminal. A second terminal receives the transmitted beamformed signals, and measures a signal quality. The second terminal conveys back to the base... Agent: Beceem Communications, Inc.
20090190524 - Apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks: An apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks is provided. A terminal for transmitting data to a plurality of wireless networks, includes a transmission rule storing unit to store a data transmission rule with respect to the plurality of wireless networks, a data dividing unit to divide first... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090190525 - Enhancements to the positioning pilot channel:
20090190531 - Mesh node mobility across static and mobile mesh networks: Methods and systems for mobility of mobile nodes in mesh networks are taught wherein the mobile mesh nodes choose an attachment point to another mesh node based on predetermined criteria, such as the characteristics of the attachment point's path to a reference destination, and other factors local to the attachment... Agent: Patentventures - Ft
20090190526 - Method and apparatus for generating radio link control protocol data units: A method and apparatus are used to generate radio link control (RLC) protocol data units (PDUs). A data request for a logical channel is received as part of an enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) transport format combination (E-TFC) selection procedure in a medium access control (MAC). Upon determining the data field... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090190527 - Method for controlling the data rate of a circuit switched voice application in an evolved wireless system: An apparatus and method of transmitting a circuit switched (CS) voice application via an enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH), implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). The method includes receiving a grant; performing an E-TFC selection procedure based on the grant, wherein a number of bits that may be transmitted over... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090190530 - Method for terminating attach procedure in mobile terminal: A system and method by which an unnecessary General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) attach procedure is no longer performed when a service cancellation situation is generated during execution of a GPRS attach procedure according to a data service requested by a user is provided. The system determines whether an abnormal... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090190528 - Method for transmitting and receiving channel state information periodically or aperiodically: A method for transmitting and receiving channel state information (CSI) periodically and aperiodically is disclosed. The method for aperiodically transmitting channel state information (CSI) by a terminal includes receiving an indicator requesting a channel state information report of a downlink channel from a base station over a downlink control channel,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090190533 - Method, system and apparatus for providing access mode selection to multimode terminal: A method, system and apparatus for providing access mode selection to multimode terminal are disclosed. After selecting an access mode according to a certain policy, a routing decision entity correspondingly instructs a routing execution entity to perform a call connection in the selected access mode. The method for providing access... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090190532 - Mobile communication device providing n-way communication through a plurality of communication services: A system and method, in a mobile communication device, providing N-way communication through a plurality of communication services. Various aspects of the present invention provide a mobile communication device comprising a user interface and at least one communication interface module adapted to perform a first communication with a first communication... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090190529 - Mobile ip communication system: A mobile IP communication system includes a home agent 1 and a plurality of foreign agents 6a-6c. The home agent 1 manages the location of a mobile node 4. The mobile node 4 transmits a location registration request to the foreign agent 6a. The foreign agent 6a transmits the location... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090190534 - Mobile station device, base station device, mobile station device operating frequency band mapping method, location management device, mobile station device location registration method, paging method, and program for executing the same and recording medi: In a method for mapping an operating frequency band of a mobile station device in a mobile communication system, an operating frequency band position at the time of idle mode of respective mobile station devices is arranged so as to be distributed throughout a unique frequency bandwidth of a base... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090190523 - Router unit, server unit and home agent function transfer control method: The HA function is transferred and controlled by procedures established by an IP address managing procedure for operating plural IP addresses and stopping this operation, an IP address transfer control request procedure for transferring and controlling the IP address and an IP address transfer control response procedure (A12, A17), a... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090190538 - Base station apparatus: A disclosed base station apparatus used in mobile communication system, where data are transmitted and received using shared channels, includes a signal generating unit for generating a within-range check signal used to determine, after a mobile station apparatus present in a coverage of the base station apparatus has entered into... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090190546 - Base station for allocating sub-channels to mobile station: A base station for allocating one or more sub-channels to a mobile station to perform uplink wireless communication with the mobile station through the one or more sub-channels, including an estimation unit to estimate a propagation environment for radio waves from the mobile station to the base station; a calculation... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090190539 - Base station, mobile station, and communication method: A base station for transmitting a radio frame where an L1/L2 control channel is multiplexed into a portion of a subframe to transmit data on a shared data channel includes a broadcast channel generating unit configured to generate a broadcast channel; an L1/L2 control channel generating unit configured to generate... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090190545 - Broadband wireless access system, base station, and notification method by the base station: A base station includes a resources examination requesting unit that, when the base station is requested by a terminal to perform any of the following operations including addition, creation and change of a service flow, inquires of a radio resources management node whether the base station has enough radio resources... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090190541 - Communication systems: An interference mitigation method in a wireless network in which a plurality of nodes share an available frequency spectrum by performing wireless communication on sub-channels defined within the available spectrum. The nodes are grouped into clusters, each cluster having a leader of the cluster. Preferably, every node in the cluster... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090190544 - Method and apparatus for channel identification in a wireless communication system: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate classification and identification of a channel associated with a wireless data transmission. As described herein, a channel designated for transmission of a packet can be selected from among multiple usable channels, based on which a bit at a predefined location in the packet... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190537 - Method, apparatus for dynamic resource allocation method in ofdma-based cognitive radio system and forward link frame structure thereof: Provided are a dynamic resource allocation method and apparatus in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA)-based cognitive radio system and a downlink frame structure of the method and apparatus. The method includes a base station (BS) selecting one of an Adaptive Modulation and Coding (AMC) subchannel allocation scheme, in... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090190542 - Multi-hop wireless communication system: A multi-hop wireless communication system which synchronizes a time signal generated by a timer device included in each of the wireless terminals and sets a different active timing to a wireless terminal connected to each of a plurality of multi-hop routes. The wireless terminal monitors the time signal of the... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090190535 - Orthogonal frequency division multiple access with carrier sense: A communication system in which an access point and one or more devices communicating through the access point adaptively apply Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA). The access point may assign orthogonal subcarriers to devices as in conventional OFDMA, but the access point senses activity on the subcarriers and selects... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090190543 - Packet transmission in a wireless communication system using multiple antennas: A method of retransmitting packet data in a wireless communication system comprises receiving a link map information element from a transmitting station having three antennas to achieve space time transmit diversity, wherein first, second and third packet data are transmitted from first, second and third antenna of the transmitting station,... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090190540 - Radio resource assigning method and radio base station: A radio resource assigning method includes assigning persistently, at a radio base station, by a persistent scheduling. The radio resource is to be used for transmitting downlink data to a mobile station. The radio resource assigning method also includes changing, at the radio base station, by a dynamic scheduling, in... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090190536 - Resource allocation for ofdma systems with half-duplex relay(s) and corresponding transmission protocol: A transmission protocol is provided for wireless communications in an OFDMA system that uses a rateless code and techniques are provided for dynamically adjusting the subcarrier resources allocated to an OFDMA relay node so that the relay is used at the right time according to the instantaneous channel state information... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090190548 - Data transmission in a mobile communication system apparatus, system and method: An apparatus, system, and method may include providing a plurality of data streams in respective subchannels and modulating a first data stream of the plurality of data streams at least partially with a different modulation constellation than a second data stream of the plurality of data streams. The method may... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090190547 - Networking method of single frequency network in td-scdma system: Networking methods of a Single Frequency Network (SFN) in communication systems are disclosed.... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090190552 - Flexible mobile ip foreign agent architecture for enabling converged services: A method and apparatus for flexible Mobile IP foreign agent architecture for enabling converged services are described herein. According to one embodiment of the invention, a packet is received over a circuit bound with a converged services domain of a network element. The converged services domain enables forwarding of wired... Agent: Kevin Shao Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090190550 - Handover information sent over a public wide area network (e.g. internet): A basestation (50) in a mobile communications network is connected to the core network of the mobile communications network over a public wide area network. In the event of a handover between the basestation and another of the network nodes of the PLMW (120), handover information (130, 132, 134) is... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20090190555 - Handover method in wireless communication system, mobile station, and wireless communication system: A handover method, in a wireless communication system having a mobile station and a plurality of base stations, for performing handover of the mobile station from a connected base station to a neighbor base station, the method having the steps of: deciding that neighbor base station information non-reception handover is... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090190556 - Method and apparatus to facilitate handover: A method and apparatus for handing over a mobile node from a source access point to a target access point is provided herein. During operation the source access point will create handover messages on behalf of the mobile node. When the source access point detects that handover is taking place,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090190554 - Method for performing handover procedure and creating data: A method and device for performing handover by a mobile terminal from a source base station to a target base station, the mobile terminal having a RRC layer, a RLC layer and an PDCP layer. The method includes receiving a handover initiation message; and performing handover from the source base... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090190557 - Method, device and system for sending a reset message sequence number during switching: A method of sending reset message sequence number is provided. During a connected state handoff of an access terminal (AT) between a source access network (AN) and a target AN, the source AN sends a reset message sequence number of the AT to the target AN. The source AN adds... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090190553 - Radio communication system, radio terminal, base station, and base station search method: A wireless communication system includes a wireless terminal and a plurality of base stations that can communicate with each other via a predetermined communication path that is different from the wireless communication path to the wireless terminal. The wireless terminal transmits a request signal to one of the base stations... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090190551 - Route setting method and route management device: A technology is disclosed in which a QoS path related to a mobile terminal is established via an aggregation domain. When the QoS path is modified in accompaniment to the movement of the mobile terminal, a crossover node present within the aggregation domain is discovered. According to the technology, when... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090190549 - System for packet data service in the mixed network of asynchronous communication network and synchronous communication network and hand-over method thereof: Disclosed herein is a mobile communication terminal and handover method therefor. In the mobile communication system, a Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) of the asynchronous network is connected to a Packet Data Service Node (PDSN) of the synchronous network. Accordingly, as a mobile communication terminal, using packet data service in... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090190558 - Method and apparatus for link adaptation by stochastically selecting a transmit parameter: A method and apparatus for link adaptation is provided. A node stores a set of transmit parameters and corresponding selection probabilities for each of the transmit parameters. The node stochastically selects a particular transmit parameter based on the selection probabilities, and then transmits a packet according to the particular selected... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090190561 - Base station device and wireless communication method: A base station device and a mobile terminal for improving frequency-utilization efficiency to realize high-speed communication. The base station device forming a cell and performing radio communication with the mobile terminal being present in the cell includes determining unit configured to determine the application of adaptive demodulation and coding only... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090190562 - Hrpd network access authentication method based on cave algorithm: A HRPD network access authentication method based on CAVE algorithm is provided. An AT (Access Terminal) generates a random number “RAND” necessary for a calculation of an AUTH1 by using a “Random text” included in the CHAP Challenge message. A UIM (User Identity Module) card works out the AUTH1 by... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090190559 - Td-scdma based sfn network and associated methods: Networking methods of a Single Frequency Network (SFN) in communication systems are disclosed.... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090190560 - Uplink synchronization request method in mobile communication system, cdma allocation ie thereof, and apparatus using the same: The present invention relates to an uplink synchronization request method in a mobile communication system, a CDMA allocation information element structure thereof, and an apparatus using the same. For this purpose the uplink synchronization request method includes: when up-link traffic is generated, determining whether an uplink synchronization error occurs; when... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090190563 - Method and circuit for controlling reception path of multi-standby terminal: A method and a circuit for controlling a reception path of a multi-standby terminal are provided. If a first communication module is in a transmission state, all filters disposed in a reception path of a second communication module are activated. If the first communication module is not in a transmission... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090190564 - Communication system and mobile home agent: A technique is disclosed to decrease unnecessary routing during communication between a mobile node and a correspondent node in case a home agent of the mobile node is a mobile home agent. According to this technique, HA 112 positioned in a home network 102 and HA 114 of MN 130... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090190565 - Acquisition of timing information in wireless communication systems: A method for identifying a reference point in time in a wireless communication system includes: receiving a first repeated sequence of symbols; receiving a second repeated sequence of symbols; performing an autocorrelation between the first and second sequences of symbols; and identifying as the reference point in time an autocorrelation... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090190567 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving broadcast service data in a broadcasting communication system, method for configuring the broadcast service data, and frame including the broadcast service data: An apparatus and method for configuring a broadcast service data in a digital broadcasting communication system are provided. The method includes mapping a first zone, corresponding to broadcast service data of a first type, and a second zone, corresponding to broadcast service data of a second type, in a frame... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090190566 - Method and apparatus of controlling access mode for communication system using shared or unlicensed band: A technology that can adaptively control an access mode according to a shared band or an unlicensed band used by an adjacent communication system. An access mode controlling apparatus includes a band recognition unit to recognize a usage rate of an unlicensed band or a shared band that is used... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090190568 - Apparatus and method for resumption request of extended real time polling service in a broadband wireless communication system: A method of operating a Base Station (BS) in a broadband wireless communication system to resume an extended real-time Polling Service (ertPS) is provided. The method of operating the BS includes detecting a codeword received through a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) channel, and upon receiving a CQI CHannel (CQICH) codeword... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090190572 - Downlink data control system for radio access networks: A service request device includes a transceiver that receives a downlink signal that includes at least one of an unreserved value, a resource status value, and a reserved value from a base station. The downlink signal is transmitted when a non-contention-based resource of the base station is not available for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20090190571 - Method for transmitting measured data, and sensor device: A method for transmitting measured data from a sensor device to a control device is disclosed. The method is distinguished in that synchronization messages sent by the control device can be received in the sensor device and, on the basis of the reception of synchronization messages, the sensor device is... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090190570 - Methods and device for transmitting data from a first communication device to a second communication device: A method of transmitting data from a first communication device to a second communication device is provided. The method comprises transmitting at least one first data portion, transmitting a second data portion synchronized with the transmission of a corresponding data portion of a third communication device to the second communication... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20090190569 - Synchronization of call traffic in the forward direction over backhaul links: Communication networks and methods are disclosed for synchronizing call traffic in the forward direction over backhaul links. Within a communication network, a traffic processing unit is connected to base stations over a plurality of backhaul links. When the traffic processing unit receives reverse call traffic over the backhaul links, the... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20090190576 - Data processing method and system: A method of managing an IP call between a calling party and a called party, the method comprising receiving, at a gateway, a request to set up the call from the calling party; determining, from the request, a requirement to route the call through an interceptor; forwarding the request from... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090190575 - Packet capturing apparatus, packet capturing method and packet capturing program: A packet capturing apparatus and method are provided. The packet capturing apparatus includes an acquisition part acquiring a voice packet having voice information, after receiving each packet transferred in a network, from received packets. The packet capturing apparatus also includes a measuring part measuring an elapsed time after receiving the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090190577 - Providing session initiation protocol request contents method and system: An embodiment provides a user equipment that includes a processor configured to receive a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) NOTIFY message transmitted by a network component as a result of a registration event. The SIP NOTIFY message contains at least a portion of information included in a first SIP message sent... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090190578 - Routing methods and systems using enum servers: A method of processing a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call is disclosed. The method includes receiving a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) associated with a destination telephone number from a telephone number mapping (ENUM) server associated with a third service provider. The method also includes receiving an Internet Protocol (IP)... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20090190573 - System and method of providing ims services to users on terminating non ims devices: Disclosed is a network-based device in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) that provides IMS services to terminating non-IP devices. The method embodiment includes receiving a REGISTER message that initiates registration of a Public User Identity (PUID) at a terminating non-IP device at a network-based device in an IMS, wherein the... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20090190574 - Telephone feature selection based on features received from a service provider: Implementations described herein may provide for VoIP phone or server devices, where the phones include visual menus through which a user of the phone can modify options or features relating to the user's account. In one implementation, the phone may receive a data structure defining features relating to communication services... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090190579 - Service routing decision entity: A service routing decision entity and method are described for a system that comprises a circuit switched subsystem, an Internet protocol multimedia system subsystem and at least one mobile terminal suitable for communication with the two subsystems. The two subsystems provide overlapping services. The service routing decision entity and method... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090190580 - Method and apparatus for link aggregation using links having different link speeds: The invention includes a method and apparatus for forwarding a packet from a first node toward a second node using a link aggregation group that includes as plurality of links connecting the first node and the second node. In one embodiment, a method includes selecting one of a plurality of... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090190583 - Method for determining prospective peering partners for an internet service provider: A method for determining prospective peering partners for an internet service provider, includes gathering internet service provider's routing and traffic information; gathering additional routing information from sources other than the internet service provider; identifying uncovered target autonomous systems based on the internet service provider's routing and traffic information, the uncovered... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090190581 - Overhead reduction for multi-link networking environments: A method, computing node, and computer program storage product maintain network routing information. A first node receives a route status request from a second node. A status is stored at the first node indicating that a route from the second node to the first node is valid only in response... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20090190582 - System and method for streaming media in master or slave mode with ease of user channel configuration: A streaming media receiving box in a packet network includes a first transceiver to transmit and receive communications over a packet network; a second transceiver to transmit and receive communications over a local area network; and a processor cooperating with the first and second transceivers. The processor can receive a... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090190585 - Message processing engine with a virtual network interface: A message processing engine may intercept outgoing and incoming messages by bridging an interface between a virtual network interface and a physical network interface. The message processing engine may have a raw packet analyzer that may determine if a packet is to be processed based on a policy, and then... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090190586 - Method and system for voting optimal route in multicasting: In accordance with the present invention, it is possible to always prepare an optimal transmission route and stably and rapidly transmit a multimedia stream. Furthermore, when an abnormality occurs in the reception of a video stream, the specific one of a plurality of audio transmission routes, which has the highest... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090190587 - Method for deploying multicast network, multicast network and control server: The present invention discloses a method for deploying a multicast network, which includes a control server, several multicast sources and clients. The method includes: setting a multicast address pool containing several multicast addresses, determining whether a multicast address is assigned to a multicast source requested to be accessed; if no... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090190584 - Method, communication arrangement and communication device for transferring information: The invention relates to a method for transferring information from and/or to a subscriber-sided communication device (CPE), wherein at least one first communication relationship (ps1) between the subscriber-sided communication device (CPE) and a decentralised communication device (DSLAM) which is associated with at least one communication network (ACCESS), is established. Also,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090190588 - Data packet switching: Embodiments related to switching of data packets have been described.... Agent: Timothy R. Wyckoff Infineon Technologies Ag
20090190589 - Flexible time stamping: In an example embodiment, an apparatus comprising a physical layer processing device that comprises logic configured to process a packet received from a physical layer interface is disclosed. The physical layer processing device logic is further configured to determine a preamble portion of the packet and a data portion of... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090190591 - Obtaining information on forwarding decisions for a packet flow: In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises one or more forwarding logic components and logic coupled to a plurality of network interfaces. The logic is operable to: receive address information that identifies a packet flow; generate a synthetic packet based on the address information; provide the synthetic packet to the one... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20090190590 - Server machine and network processing method: A server machine comprises a packet dispatching processor for retrieving a destination application group of a communication packet based on first identification information included in a communication packet received by any of a plurality of ports and first management information; for retrieving a plurality of endpoints based on second identification... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090190592 - Two-stage computer network packet classification method and system: A two-stage computer network packet classification method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to a network system for classification of packets within the network system. The proposed method and system is characterized by the use of a two-stage operation for packet classification; wherein the first-stage operation involves... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090190593 - Packet analysis method, packet analysis apparatus, recording medium storing packet analysis program: A packet analysis apparatus analyzes content of communication obtained as a result of monitoring or capturing a packet passing through a network. The apparatus has a unit of acquiring source or destination address information from a network layer packet header. The apparatus has a unit of acquiring from the network... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090190595 - Method, system and device for transmitting overhead information: A method for sending overhead information includes: encoding customer information into a 64B/66B customer information code block; encoding configured overhead information into a 64B/66B code block, and marking the code block as an overhead code block; and sending the customer information code block and the overhead code block, where M... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090190594 - Publish-subscribe looping detection and correction: This system detects and corrects looping problems in a publish-subscribe messaging network. This system requires a token which uniquely identifies a node in this network or universally unique in this messaging network. This system maintains a list of Universally Unique Identifiers (UUID) as a metadata attached to each publish-subscribe message... Agent: Maxvalueip Consulting LLC
20090190596 - Transporting multi-basic service set (bss) frames over wired medium preserving bss-id: A method for retaining network address of a wireless client device as the device roams between different access points operably connected to a single gateway is described. An embodiment comprises maintaining a table in the gateway memory containing the unique identifier of the wireless client device sent with each data... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Department
20090190597 - Data item interval identifier lookup method and system: A data item interval identifier lookup method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to an information processing system for finding which predefined interval the value of an input data item, such as an IP (Internet Protocol) address, belongs. The proposed method and system is characterized by the... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20090190598 - Ethernet address management system: A system and method for mapping original Media Access Control (MAC) addresses to unique locally administered virtual MAC addresses in an Ethernet network. A first field of the address may include a domain for the address, and a second field may indicate that the address is a locally administered MAC... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090190600 - Relaying device, network system, and network system controlling method: The first relaying device uses the first port (the second relaying device) for the first priority in the first selecting mode, and uses a port other than the second port (the third relaying device) for the second priority. The first relaying device uses the first port for the first priority... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090190599 - Sampling rules for information dissemination: Sampling rules for information dissemination are described which may be applied in a system containing a number of nodes arranged into groups. A target address is selected using one of two methods: selection of an address from the entire address space of the system and selection of an address from... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090190603 - Ims service proxy in higa: The present invention relates to a communication system (SYS), a gateway apparatus (HiGA) and a method for allowing services of a first type provided by a communication server (IMS-S) to be provided to terminal devices (T1, T2, . . . Tn . . . TN) of a home network (CPN)... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090190602 - Method for detecting gateway in private network and apparatus for executing the method: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for detecting a gateway in a private network. A gateway detection method includes verifying whether a connectable state exists with respect to at least two Internet environments and detecting a driving of a gateway for connection between a private network and an external network... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090190601 - Virtual web service: An improved solution for Web services is provided. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for providing a virtual Web service includes: providing a Web service gatekeeper, where the gatekeeper acts as an access point to multiple private internal enterprise environments; and then the gatekeeper receives a request for... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20090190605 - Dynamic color threshold in a queue: A network device for dynamically allocating memory locations to plurality of queues. The network device includes means for determining an amount of memory buffers that is associated with a port, for assigning a fixed allocation of memory buffers to each of a plurality of queues associated with the port and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090190604 - Method and system for dynamically adjusting acknowledgement filtering for high-latency environments: A system and method for adjusting the filtering of acknowledgments (ACKS) in a TCP environment. State variables are used to keep track of, first, the number of times an ACK has been promoted into (a variable which can be stored on a per-packet basis along with the session ID), and... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090190606 - System and method for polling in ethernet passive optical network: Disclosed is a system and a method for polling in an Ether net Passive Optical Network (EPON). The system includes: multiple Optical Network Units (ONUs) for sharing optical channels of the EPON with one another and transmitting traffic; and an Optical Line Terminal (OLT) for discriminating a plurality of ONUs... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090190607 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data and method and apparatus for performing data task: A method and apparatus for transmitting data and a method and apparatus for performing a task for process migration are provided. The method of transmitting data includes: determining a data transmission priority using at least one of information relating to data needed to continuously perform a task, that is currently... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090190608 - Communication apparatus and method for controlling communication channel used: A sender communication device includes a communication unit for sending a communication signal to a receiver communication device, and a communication controller for controlling setting of communication channels used for the communication unit as well as for setting, when sending the communication signal, a sending period of the communication signal... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090190609 - Bit and power allocation scheme for full-duplex transmission with echo cancellation in multicarrier-based modems: The present invention provides a method, data modulator, modem, computer readable medium and system for allocating bits to sub-carriers of data channel frequencies for spectrally efficient full-duplex transmission. Bits are allocated successively to a plurality of sub-carriers for a data channel based on minimal power consumption, a power mask for... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Koba Attn: Patent Docketing
20090190610 - Circuit emulation over an ip interworking vll: A method of circuit emulation over an IP interworking VLL, and related system, the method including one or more of the following: configuring a circuit emulation port with one or more logical interfaces; configuring one or more channels on each of the one or more logical interfaces; configuring the one... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090190611 - Flow control in a network device: A network device includes output rate control logic having variable bandwidth and a response time constant that increases according to an amount of time that an input rate of data to the network device is evaluated by the control logic.... Agent: Fsp LLC
20090190612 - Apparatus for dynamic header compression and method thereof: Provided are an apparatus for a dynamic header compression and a method thereof. The method for a dynamic header compression includes: receiving a received packet having a header from an upper layer; comparing header information of the received packet with header information of a previous packet; when a suppression part... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090190613 - Supporting efficient and accurate sync/followup timestamps: In one embodiment, a physical (PHY) layer (lower protocol stack layer) of a device may add a timestamp to a received frame, and pass the frame and timestamp up the protocol stack toward a synchronization (sync) recognition layer (upper protocol stack layer). The sync recognition layer determines whether the frame... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090190614 - Jitter buffer adaptation based on audio content: A system and method for discarding or inserting audio frames in a jitter buffer is described. The system and method provides improved audio quality as compared to conventional jitter buffer management systems. In one embodiment, buffer control logic determines whether to discard audio frames to be stored in a jitter... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global07/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing
20090185476 - Duration-shortened ofdm symbols: A communications network comprises a base station (28) and a wireless terminal (30) which communicate a frame (F) of information over an air interface (32). The frame (F) is prepared or processed to accommodate duration-shortened symbols. The preparation or processing the frame occurs in a manner whereby: (1) at least... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090185475 - Non-orthogonal subcarrier mapping method and system: A method and system of accommodating multiple users through non-orthogonal subcarrier mapping of a single carrier frequency division multiple access system in which input data to a transmitter is modulated via an N-point discrete Fourier transform (N-point DFT), non-orthogonal subcarrier mapping, M-point inverse discrete Fourier transform (M-point IDFT), and cyclic... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20090185478 - Method and node for implementing multicast fast reroute: A method for implementing multicast fast reroute includes: determining a route for a backup LSP according to the tree topology of a point-to-multipoint primary LSP and establishing the backup LSP according to the determined route for the backup LSP. In the process of establishing the backup LSP, messages for the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090185477 - Transmitting data in a mobile communication system: The present invention is related to transmitting data in a mobile communication system. Preferably, the present invention comprises transmitting first data to a receiving side and receiving acknowledgment information for indicating whether the first data was successfully transmitted to the receiving side. If the first data was not successfully transmitted... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090185479 - Communication systems: An uplink transmission method for use in a multi-hop communication system, the system comprising a mobile station (MS), a base station (BS) and one or more relay stations (RS), and the system providing two or more different communication paths extending between the mobile station and the base station, the mobile... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090185481 - Method and network node for self-regulating, autonomous and decentralized traffic distribution in a multipath network: According to one embodiment, traffic load is redirected in reaction to traffic overload or a link failure in a packet-based network that is formed by nodes and links, packets being distributed along multiple paths to other links of an associated array of paths. The redistribution is performed autonomously by the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090185482 - Method and system for protection switching decision: A method for protection switching decision includes: performing performance monitoring and failure detection on a first transmitting entity that transmits services; performing performance monitoring and failure detection on a second transmitting entity that does not transmit services; and making protection switching decision according to the performance monitoring and failure detection... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090185480 - Method and system for re-enabling disabled ports in a network with two port mac relays: A system and method for enabling a disabled port on a device such as a Two Port Medium Access Control (MAC) Relay (TPMR), which relays MAC frames in a communication network. When a link in the network fails, the TPMR disables the port due to operation of a link failure... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090185483 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data and error recovery: A system and method for partitioning and transmitting a frame configuration in a wireless communication system is provided. A preferred embodiment comprises a method for determining a frame configuration in H-FDD systems where multiple time domain groups are supported is disclosed. Another embodiment provides a method for a base station... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090185484 - Rapid response method for the failure of links between different routing domains: The invention relates to a rapid response method for the failure of a link between two routing domains in a packet-oriented network. Once the failure of a link has been identified, substitute routes are provided for the interrupted routes by the local selection of alternative routes and by the propagation... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090185485 - System and method for movement detection and congestion response for transport layer protocol: A system, apparatus, and method for determining network capacity and managing network congestion in response to a change in an end-to-end communication path between sender and receiver hosts. A receiver mobility notification is provided by the receiver host to the sender host. The sender host determines whether the receiver host... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20090185486 - Method for controlling traffic balance between peering networks: A method that measures ratio, relative to a peering network, of traffic burden of incoming traffic to traffic burden of outgoing traffic, where traffic burden takes into account traffic volume and distance that the traffic traverses through the network. A determination is made from this ratio as to whether an... Agent: At & T- Legal Department - Brendzel
20090185487 - Automated advance link activation: Embodiments herein provide a transaction level mechanism that ensures that the links are operational right in time for the data flow, so that the data flow will not be impacted by delays associated with link recovery into the operational state. The path has links that have the ability to be... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC
20090185488 - Network message management device and methods thereof: A method of managing communication of messages via a network includes storing messages received from an application in a queue at a transport layer. The transport layer monitors the amount of information stored at the queue. When the amount of information exceeds a threshold amount, the transport layer provides a... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090185489 - Scheduling the transmission of messages on a broadcast channel of an ad-hoc network dependent on the usage of this channel: In order to provide a communication system (100) as well as a method of communication between and among mobile nodes (10, 12, 14, 16), in particular between and among vehicles, with each node (10, 12, 14, 16) sending at least one message (24, 26) via at least one broadcast channel... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090185490 - Method of monitoring traffic in an optical or electronic network with shared resources: The present invention concerns a method of monitoring traffic in a network in which a plurality of nodes 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D access a common resource 3 such as a wavelength in an optical network. It consists in, in each node: detecting if said resource is being used to send... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090185492 - Path selection for a wireless system with relays: A method selects a path for forwarding a data packet in a wireless communication system. A system capacity versus delay impact curve is calculated for a direct path to mobile station. The direct path has a capacity cost based on communication quality of a direct link between a base station... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20090185491 - Shortest-path routing optimized for network utilization: A method for shortest path routing, optimized for network utilization is provided. The shortest or optimal paths for routing within the network are calculated from initial values for the link costs. The paths comprise possible path alternatives. The number of originally calculated paths is reduced to the set of unique... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090185493 - Hierarchical and incremental multivariate analysis for process control: A technique for analyzing two or more data streams respectively generated from two or more components of a controllable process includes the following steps. In a first step, a statistical analysis is performed on each of the two or more data streams to generate first analysis results in the form... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090185494 - Redirector, relay, system for configuring route information and method for updating route information: A redirector, a relay, a system for configuring route information, and a method for updating route information are disclosed herein. The redirector includes: a route storing module and a route indicating module. The redirector further includes: a monitoring module which is coupled to communicate with the route storing module and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090185495 - Method, system of fault detection for pseudo wires and service provider edge router thereof: The present invention discloses a method, system of fault detection for pseudo wires (PW) and a provider edge router (PE) thereof. The method includes the following. A remote PE receives, from a local PE, a first bonding relationship between a PW and an LSP of which the starting point is... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090185496 - Network performance and reliability evaluation taking into account attributes other than only the capacities of edges: Network performability characteristics with improved accuracy are derived by taking into account, in the various analyzed network failure states, attributes of elements at the logical level other than just the capacities of edges, as well as by taking into account one or more “abstract components,” such as scheduled maintenance, and... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Slusky
20090185497 - Detecting outbound nagling on a tcp network connection: Systems and media for detecting outbound Nagling on a TCP network connection are disclosed. Embodiments may include creating by a sender computer one or more segments to be transmitted to a receiver computer and determining by the sender computer whether any of the one or more segments to be transmitted... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20090185498 - Small form factor pluggalbe (sfp) status indicator: A small form factor pluggable (SFP) device includes a controller for receiving a first input signal. An optical loopback circuit is coupled to the controller for feeding back a loopback signal to the controller. The loopback signal is generated from the first input signal. An indicator is coupled to the... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)
20090185499 - Network performance and reliability evaluation taking into account abstract components: Network performability characteristics with improved accuracy are derived by taking into account, in the various analyzed network failure states, attributes of elements at the logical level other than just the capacities of edges, as well as by taking into account one or more “abstract components,” such as scheduled maintenance, and... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Slusky
20090185500 - Virtualization of networking services: A method of configuring a virtual network comprises: running a user-interactive business requirements wizard from a server, the wizard collecting business requirements from a user; translating the business requirements into technical requirements for a network configuration using the server; selecting a network configuration from a network configuration database using the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090185502 - Apparatus and method for planning a wireless network: An apparatus and method for planning a wireless network is provided. An apparatus for planning a wireless network includes a parameter input unit for receiving parameter information, and outputting the parameter information, a Rise over Thermal (RoT) calculator for calculating an RoT using the parameter information, and outputting the RoT,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090185504 - Communication-quality measuring apparatus, communications terminal device, communication-quality measuring method, and computer program: A communication-quality measuring method disclosed in the present invention acquires packets to be transferred in a packet switching network and accumulates the acquired packets in an internal buffer. An acquisition amount indicating an amount of packets acquired per given unit time, a loss amount indicating an amount of packets lost... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090185501 - Method and system for determination and exchange of network timing information: Aspects of a method and system for determination and exchange of network timing information are provided. In this regard, for each network hop traversed by a packet, a propagation delay of said network hop may be determined. Moreover, the propagation delay, and/or a hop length calculated utilizing the propagation delay,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090185503 - Network traffic analyzing device, network traffic analyzing method and network traffic analyzing system: A network traffic analyzing device accurately analyzes traffic of a communications network. The traffic analysis device includes a real time statistic information setting/managing unit for collecting information regarding communication data between a primary network and an access network from a traffic collecting device in real time. The device also includes... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090185505 - Media access control (mac) for an active rfid system: A system of radio frequency communication between Readers and Tags, the system comprising at least one tag Reader and a plurality of Tags, each tag is given a unique tag ID, deployed in a region in which at least some of the Tags are in radio communication with the tag... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20090185507 - Method and system for determining topology of a dynamic network: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for determining topology of a dynamic network in respect of which there is maintained network data containing (a) node data representing a set of nodes, (b) address data representing a respective MAC (Media Access Control) address of each node, and (c)... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090185506 - System and method for router virtual networking: A host router is logically partitioned into virtual router domains that manage independent processes and routing application copies but share a common operating system. Each v-net manages an independent set of sockets and host router interfaces, each associated with only one v-net at one time, but interchangeably repartitionable Traffic is... Agent: Foundry Networks, Inc. Legal Department
20090185508 - Method and apparatus for directional networking topology management: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product to managing links in a network. A directional link management system comprises a network manager, a router, a situational awareness database, a neighbor discovery module, a topology manager, and a data link manager. The network manager provides performance parameters for a... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090185509 - Network configuration: A method of configuring a network comprising: creating, in the configuration system core, an overall configuration tree that describes all services available to the subscribers; and the location of each individual subscriber in the network and the particular services to which it subscribes; providing each cell with a local configuration... Agent: Venable LLP
20090185510 - Rf processor having internal calibration mode: The present invention pertains to a method of calibrating reception properties of a radio frequency (RF) processor. The application describes two embodiments of the invention representing calibration of the properties using an auxiliary transmitter to generate a calibration signal internal to the RF processor.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090185511 - Method for concurrently transmitting and receiving data through heterogeneous communication networks and apparatus using the same: A method for transmitting/receiving data in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access-time division duplex (OFDMA-TDD) scheme. A first uplink signal and a first downlink signal of a specific band are periodically transmitted/received within a time-divided section. A second uplink signal and a second downlink signal are periodically transmitted/received, and the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090185512 - High-frequency module and communication apparatus using the module: A high-frequency module has a configuration in which a diplexer is capable of separating the frequency bands of first and second communication systems from the frequency band of a third communication system, a first high-frequency switch is capable of separating a transmission signal of the first or second communication system... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090185515 - Communication system: A method for removing an echo component in a first signal received at an audio input device, said method comprising the steps of outputting a second signal from an audio output device, receiving at the audio input device the first signal wherein the echo component in the first signal is... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090185513 - System and method for enabling wireless real time applications over a wide area network in high signal intermittence environments: A system and method for communicating real time information using a wide area network protocol and communications protocol that mitigates against potentially significant packet loss rates caused by events such as signal blockage occurring at the underlying wireless transmission (e.g., radio) links. In one implementation the method involves creating a... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20090185517 - System and method for protecting payload information in radio transmission: System and method for improving the protecting radio channels in transmission, according to which the payload information of the signal to be transmitted is divided into a plurality of data portions of smaller size which are then grouped into packets and the packets are labeled based on a criterion from... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090185514 - Wireless communications environment overlay: A method is provided, wherein the method comprises identifying nearby wireless communication access points (APs) to which a client computing environment can cooperate with to communicate and receive data through a subscription to a neighborcast group from indentified nearby cooperating access points such that illustratively the neighborcast group comprises a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090185516 - Wireless manual pulse generator: The invention relates to a wireless manual pulse generator that includes a central processing unit, a magnification selector, a pulse generator, an axis selector, and a wireless transmission module. The magnification selector is electronically connected to the central processing unit. The pulse generator is electronically connected to the magnification selector.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090185519 - Method of updating channel information by a mobile station that is in power saving mode: A method of updating channel information by a mobile station (MS) that is in power saving mode is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes the MS which receives status information of a first channel descriptor and transmission frame information which includes when the first channel descriptor is to be transmitted.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090185518 - System and method to enable base station power setting based on neighboring beacons within a network: Systems and methods for facilitating power control in an access point are provided. Disclosed embodiments include detecting the presence of a neighboring access point that is within radio reach of the access point. A signal strength corresponding to the neighboring access point is ascertained such that the neighboring signal strength... Agent: Quai.comm Incorporated. Patent Department/central Administration.
20090185520 - Method of providing a multimedia service in a digital wireless communication network: A method of providing a multimedia multicast service in a digital wireless communication network, the network having a network controller for controlling of at least one base station, comprising establishing a single data stream from the network controller to the base station for transmitting of multimedia data, by means of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090185521 - Interference mitigation by overhearing: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments in a wireless network, a station may overhear one or more packets that are not necessarily destined for those stations. The overhearing station may decode the data of the packet, and may utilizes the decoded packet to remove a retransmission of that... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20090185524 - Manual cell detection and selection procedures: A method for performing a manual cell search by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes receiving a manual cell search command and searching for home enhanced Node B (HeNB) cells during a time period. The time period may be a measurement gap or a discontinuous reception period. If an existing... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090185526 - Method and apparatus for a dynamic create/change of service flows: A system and method for transmitting data is provided. A preferred embodiment comprises transmitting data by concatenating parameters for multiple service flows into a single transmission. Parameters associated with multiple service flows may be grouped together and other parameters that are not associated with multiple service flows are also preferably... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090185525 - Network system, data transmitting/receiving method and data transmission/reception program: A network system including a mobile node, a correspondent node for transmitting/receiving a data packet to/from the mobile node, a first router to which the mobile node is connected at a visited domain and a second router to which the mobile node is connected at a moving destination to which... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090185523 - Personal network access control system and method: A server is provided that includes a processor such that for a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) request containing a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) identifying the first device, the processor is programmed to promote adding a URI and redirecting the SIP request to a second device. The added URI used by... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090185522 - Systems and methods for distributing content in wireless networks: The present invention allows content to be delivered to a mobile terminal over different types of networks in order to efficiently use network resources. Content can be delivered using a select delivery method over a cellular network, a local wireless network, or a broadcast network. Within any of the networks,... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090185532 - Adaptive call admission control for use in a wireless communication system: The invention relates to communication systems and to systems and methods for implementing adaptive call admission control (CAC) in such systems. Adaptive call admission control can determine what CPE to base station calls (connections) are allowed at any given time. CAC, coupled with precedence, can further determine what connections are... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090185533 - Apparatus and method for transmitting data using transmit antenna diversity in a packet service communication system: An apparatus and method for transmitting packet data through at least two transmit antennas in a packet data communication system using transmit antenna diversity. In the packet transmitting apparatus, a feedback information interpreter interprets feedback information including CQIs and antenna weights received from a plurality of UEs requesting a packet... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090185531 - Communicating control information in mobile communication system: The present invention relates to communicating control information in a mobile communication system, wherein the control information of a mobile terminal for scheduling an uplink channel may be notified to a network more quickly with less power. The present invention comprises transmitting a data block on a first physical channel,... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090185530 - Method and apparatus for reference transport channel selection: A method and apparatus for reference transport channel (TrCH) selection includes tracking characteristics on each of a TrCH. Whether or not any TrCHs meet a predetermined criteria is determined. A reference TrCH is selected based upon the determination of TrCHs that meet the predetermined criteria.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090185529 - Mobile communication system, base station controller, base station and communication connection method: A mobile communication system which can prevent deterioration of a utilization ratio of a radio channel and degradation of communication quality is provided. The mobile communication system has a mobile terminal, base station, and a base station controller. The mobile terminal issues a link channel establishment request in order to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090185527 - Radio resource reservation for wireless networks: The present invention supports a communication protocol on a wireless communication network to allocate network resources. The radio network controller maintains quality of service (QoS) profiles. A serving node determines the type of application in a communication call and determines a QoS policy it transmits to the radio network. The... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20090185528 - Shared resource allocation: A base station can employ a shared resource, such as a control channel, for communication with a mobile device. The mobile device can be granted the exclusive access to the shared resource for a limited time. The exclusive access can be such that there is not a limit in message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090185534 - Method and apparatus for transmitting a packet header: A system and method for transmitting a reduced header is presented. A preferred embodiment comprises a base station defining a normal header and a reduced header, wherein the reduced header has a smaller number of bytes than the normal header. The base station then concatenates the reduced header with smaller... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090185536 - Apparatus, system and method capable of pre-allocating and communicating ip address information during wireless communication: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a wireless station (STA) operable to communicate with a first access point (AP) and roam to a next access point (AP), wherein said next AP pre-caches a number of IP addresses from a backend Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server;... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090185535 - Data transmission method in mobile communications system: In a wireless mobile communications system, a method of transmitting uplink data during a handover of a mobile terminal. When the mobile terminal changes its connection from a source base station to a target base station, either the source base station or the target base station transmits a reordering indication... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090185539 - Handover method and base station: To provide a method for suitably enabling the resources of a handover-source base station to be released and the post-handover processes of a handover-destination base station to be executed by securely determining a transfer of Last Packet without increasing a packet transmission delay in a handover process in a mobile... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090185538 - Mobility management system and method for internet protocol based low power wireless network: A mobility management system and method is provided for efficiently support mobility to an IPv6 based LoWpan. The mobility management method for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) based personal area network (PAN) moving with a mobile router according to the present invention includes detecting, at a mobile terminal, movement of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090185537 - Reestablishing communication by a mobile node upon recovery from an abrupt shut down: When a mobile node suffers an abrupt shut down while operating in a foreign network and recovers in its home network, the present invention enables the mobile node to reestablish communication capability, without time delay, with the nodes that had established one or more communication sessions with the mobile node... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC
20090185541 - Base station: A base station communicating with mobile stations by using a frequency band within a transmission band based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing is disclosed. The base station includes a multiplexing unit configured to multiplex a synchronization channel, for a mobile station performing an initial cell search, in a second frequency... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090185540 - Method and apparatus for high-speed transmission on rach: A method and apparatus for signaling in a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU). The method includes the WTRU receiving a value of a maximum number of retransmissions and retransmitting data in a plurality of hybrid automatic retransmission request (HARQ) processes limited by the value of a maximum number of retransmission.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090185542 - Method and apparatus for controlling energy expanding of sensor network nodes: Present invention is to provide a method and apparatus for controlling energy expanding of sensor network nodes, wherein the method comprises steps of: acquiring energy information, said energy information being indicative of an energy status of a node in the network; and adjusting at least one data transmission parameter accordingly... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090185543 - Methods for transmitting system information bit streams and communication apparatuses utilizing the same: A method for transmitting system information bit streams of one or more base stations in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes: identifying network-entry-related bit streams and non-network-entry-related bit streams from the system information bit streams, where the network-entry-related bit streams carry essential system information for a terminal... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090185544 - Method for processing cdma signals and a device having cdma signal capabilities: A device and a method for processing CDMA compliant signals. The method includes receiving input signals; selecting, for each time interval out of multiple evenly length successive time intervals, multiple selected channel processing tasks that are scheduled to be at least partially executed during the time interval; storing input data... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090185545 - Wireless communication systems and methods: Embodiments of the present invention transmit signals simultaneously over a communication channel at different RF center frequencies, and may use a single power amplifier and antenna. In one embodiment the present invention includes a method of transmitting information in a wireless communication channel comprising receiving digital signals having data to... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group, PC
20090185546 - Apparatus and method of optimizing slot locations for wireless sensors: A wireless communication system includes a network controller configured to manage communication time periods in a wireless network, and a plurality of peripheral devices connected to the network controller through the wireless network. Each peripheral device is associated with a respective contiguous communication time period during which communications between the... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090185547 - Method and apparatus for improved message delivery for higher priority nodes or messages in an industrial wireless network: A method includes communicating, during a first time slot, with a first wireless node in a wireless network. The method also includes determining that the communication with the first wireless node requires additional time beyond the first time slot. The method further includes identifying a priority associated with the first... Agent: Anthony Miologos Honeywell International Inc.
20090185548 - Enhanced communication of data in wireless control area networks: A method for communicating data in a wireless control area network, where the wireless control area network includes one or more sensor nodes configured to facilitate acquisition of patient data and an access coordinator configured to facilitate acquisition of the patient data from the one or more sensor nodes, is... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare
20090185549 - Mobility header compression method and system for internet protocol-based low power wireless network: A mobility header compression method and system for an IPv6-based LoWPAN is provided for supporting IPv6 mobility to the IPv6-based LoWPAN checks a packet carrying data and a first and a second headers containing transmission information about the data to determine whether the second header contains a compressed Internet Protocol... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090185550 - Radio base station apparatus: A radio base station apparatus having an improved cell search performance in a scalable bandwidth system. A base station (100) can assign communication bandwidths of terminals (200) from support bandwidths included in cell bandwidths that are the greatest ones, which are used by the base stations, of support bandwidths supported... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090185551 - Method and system for providing confirmed delivery of ethernet packets: Methods and systems are disclosed for providing confirmed delivery of Ethernet packets. The type/length (T/L) field of the standard Ethernet protocol packet is used to provide sequence numbers for guaranteed delivery of Ethernet packets. Sequence numbers are assigned at a transmitting device and read by a receiving device to confirm... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20090185552 - Audio/visual information dissemination system: Systems and methods for providing information to the public by way of publicly accessible devices. A network of video displays are deployed at publicly accessible locations such as inside public transportation vehicles or at public transportation stations. The video feed to these video displays are provided by a video distribution... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20090185558 - Ip converged system and call processing method thereof: A call processing method in an Internet Protocol (IP) converged system includes: requesting an incoming call to be routed through an IP network; checking a data traffic-processing state of a traffic manager in response to the request; and rerouting the call through the IP network or rerouting the call through... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090185556 - Method and apparatus for controlling telephone calls using a computer assistant: Systems and methods for monitoring, making, managing and controlling telephone communications with a computer call assistant with an integrated voice/data communications system are disclosed. A call assistant computer application preferably runs on a personal computer (“PC”) coupled to the integrated system over a packet bus. The call assistant exchanges control... Agent: Alan Loudermilk Loudermilk & Associates
20090185555 - Method and device for providing multimedia data when establishing a telephone call: The invention concerns a method and a device for providing multimedia data when setting up a telephone call. The terminal being connected via Internet to a platform (9) for providing multimedia data, a call is transmitted (4) to a call server (5) which blocks the call, then notifies the call... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090185557 - Method and device for selecting service domain: A method and device for selecting a service domain in a system for setting a session for at least one or more services between at least two or more terminals, in which when receiving an INVITE message for setting a voice service related session from an originating terminal, it is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090185554 - Method of managing a call addressed to a terminal associated to an access device: A method of managing a call addressed to a first terminal operating in a telephone system, which includes a mobile network, a packet-switched network and an access device allowing connection of dual mode terminals to the packet-switched network, wherein the method includes: a) providing configuration information by associating information related... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090185553 - Telephony system: In IP telephony systems, it has become impossible to detect the location of installation of a telephone terminal from the telephone number, since an IP telephone terminal can be installed in an arbitrary location. Also, even if one observes the calling party number presentation at the time of an incoming... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090185559 - Integration module for universal serial bus: An integration module for universal serial bus installed on an electronic equipment includes an integration unit electrically coupled on at least one transmission interface of the electronic equipment to be driven by a host-to-host control unit to enter a host-to-host transmission mode or a host-to-device control unit to enter a... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20090185562 - Methods and apparatus for an efficient multicast file distribution system: Methods and apparatus for an efficient multicast file distribution system. A method for transmitting a file over a distribution network includes encoding the file with a selected encoding scheme to form encoded packets, generating file delivery protocol (FDP) packets from the encoded packets, generating a file delivery control protocol (FDCP)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090185561 - Packet forwarding device and forwarding method: A packet forwarding device that maintains packet sequence before and after packet forwarding is provided. A cache stores forwarding information. A forwarding unit refers to the forwarding information to attempt to determine a forwarding destination of a received packet, sends the packet to a control unit irrespective of whether or... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090185560 - System and method for heuristically dropping packets in a multilink ppp bundle: Systems and methods consistent with the present invention provide a better fragment drop heuristic that determines a per-fragment determined “remainder time” value to trigger potential drops on the whole bundle. A per-bundle drop timeout value is assumed. This value is to be configured based on differential delay considerations of the... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
20090185563 - Method, system and apparatus for media gateway to transmit and receive multicast data: The present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for an MG to transmit and receive multicast data. A method for an MG to receive multicast data in embodiments of the present invention include the following: the MG receives a multicast-related indication from the MGC, reports the relevant information to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090185564 - System, method and apparatus for automated atm to ethernet provisioning: A system, method, and apparatus for network service provisioning includes receiving a network address request from a subscriber device. The network address request includes at least one data cell including a channel identifier associated with the subscriber device. The channel identifier identifies the subscriber device for a cell-switched network The... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090185565 - System and method for using sequence ordered sets for energy efficient ethernet communication: A system and method for using sequence ordered sets for energy efficient Ethernet communication. Sequence ordered sets can be generated by a first device for communication of parameter(s) to a second device, which parameters can be used in implementing an energy efficient Ethernet control policy. Sequence ordered sets can be... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi
20090185567 - Apparatus and method for managing connection identifier in a communication system: An apparatus and method for managing a Connection IDentifier (CID) in a communication system are provided. The method includes mapping a different index to at least one CID allocated by a base station (BS) and, if simultaneously transmitting packets for at least two CIDs, indexing a CID for packet transport... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090185566 - Network node, frame transfer program and frame transfer method: A network node including an FDB for registering a relationship between a destination MAC address and a port label, an input port table for registering a relationship between an input port and a port label, and a port label table for registering a relationship between a port label and an... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090185569 - Composite transport functions: A network comprising a first layer processor (LP) configured to distribute a plurality of component communications to a plurality of component connections using a distribution table comprising a plurality of component communication identifiers (CCIDs) and the component connection associated with each CCID, a second LP configured to collect the packets... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090185568 - Method and system for packet classification with reduced memory space and enhanced access speed: A method and system for packet classification is proposed for applications such as firewalls, intrusion detection, policy-based routing, and network service differentiations, within network systems such as Internet or intranet/extranet systems. The proposed method and system is characterized by the use of protocol-oriented rule rearrangement, the probable bit vector (PBV)... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090185570 - System for setting an ad-hoc network for terminal and method of controlling the same: A system and method for setting an ad-hoc network in a terminal are provided. The system includes a storage unit for storing a critical value of acceleration of the terminal, an acceleration sensor for measuring the acceleration of the terminal to provide a value of the measured acceleration, and a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090185573 - Psuedowire termination directly on a router: A method, apparatus and computer program product for routing data within a packet-switched network using a PW wherein the PW is terminated directly on the layer-3 routing device such that certain services and applications can be utilized is presented. The method, apparatus and computer program product receives an encapsulated layer-2... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20090185572 - Relay apparatus and method for notifying information: A relay apparatus connected to a first network and configured to construct a connection between the first network and another network so that a communication packet can be transmitted between the first network and the another network includes a relay unit configured to relay communication data received from a communication... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090185571 - Translating mst instances between ports of a bridge in a computer network: In one embodiment, a first port of a bridge is configured for a first spanning tree (ST) and not a second ST, while a second port of the bridge is configured for the second ST and not the first ST. A multiple ST (MST) bridge protocol data unit (BPDU) for... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090185574 - Timing system for modular cable modem termination system: A modular Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) includes a packet shelf operating a Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) Media Access Control (MAC) framer. One or more downstream Physical Interface (PHY) shelves receive DOCSIS data from the packet shelf over a packet switched network and modulate the DOCSIS data... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20090185575 - Packet switch apparatus and method: A packet switch apparatus for switching a packet between a plurality of input ports and a plurality of output ports includes a plurality of input buffers for storing a packet inputted to the input port, a plurality of output buffers for storing a packet outputted to the output port, and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090185576 - Resource arbitration in a converged multi-media environment: A data communication system, comprising an access control agent arranged on a network to allocate network resources on one or more UE (user equipment) devices on the network according to one or more parameters, the access control agent being remote from the UE.... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090185577 - Transmission apparatus and transmission method: A transmitter transmits data to a communicating opponent with a better channel condition with use of one or more frequency blocks including one or more carrier frequencies. The transmitter includes a communicating opponent selection unit evaluating the channel condition for each frequency block for each of plural communicating opponents and... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090185578 - Method, apparatus and system for transmitting fiber channel service: The present invention provides an apparatus and system for transmitting fiber channel services. The apparatus includes an FC service transmission module, a mapping module, a label adding module, an FC service receiving module, a label removing module, and a demapping module. In the embodiments of the present invention, transport channel... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090185579 - Method and related device for reducing data transition in data transmission interface: Reducing data transitions in a data transmission interface includes receiving first data and second data, among which the first data is data being transmitted by the data transmission interface and the second data is next data of the first data in a timing sequence. Corresponding data bits of the first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090185580 - Enabling flexibility of packet length in a communication protocol: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for transmitting a packet from a transmitter to a receiver along an interconnect and terminating transmission of the packet at a packet disconnect boundary, which has a length less than a payload length of the packet. After such termination, another packet... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090185581 - Network message transformation device and methods thereof: A method of transforming messages for communication via a network includes receiving a message from an application being executed at a processor. The message is received at a connection object, which transforms the received message based on characteristics of the connection object. The characteristics can be determined via a negotiation... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090185582 - Unified data packet for encapsulating data packets having diverse formats: Embodiments of the present invention described and shown in the specification and drawings facilitate the transportation of data packets having diverse formats through a general packet switching system. Due to the diverse formats of the data packets used by various common communications protocols, it is has been difficult to produce... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.07/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing
20090180376 - Methods and apparatus for reestablishing a data connection with a wireless communication network: Methods and apparatus for use in a wireless communication device for communications with a wireless communication network are described. In one illustrative technique, the wireless device sends a message to the wireless network which causes data connection parameters of a previous data connection to be reset. Preferably, the message is... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090180377 - Adaptive edge-implemented traffic policy in a data processing network: In one aspect, a disclosed method of processing a network packet received by an edge device from a client in a data processing network includes determining a priority category of the network packet when the priority category is indicative of a priority associated with the packet. The method further includes... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20090180378 - Method and apparatus for providing a centralized subscriber load distribution: A method and apparatus for providing subscriber load distribution in networks are disclosed. For example, the method receives capacity data and user equipment (UE) resource consumption data from a plurality of devices that process call control signaling messages within the communication network. The method receives a first request from one... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090180379 - System and method to adapt to network congestion: In a particular embodiment, a method is disclosed that includes receiving a feedback message at a transmitter, the feedback message including an indication of a magnitude of congestion and a sustainable rate of data transmission at a receiver. The method also includes determining a decongestion rate and a decongestion time... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090180380 - Method and system to manage network traffic congestion: A method and system to manage network congestion are provided. In one example embodiment, the system comprises a congestion point queue, a monitor to sample a state of the congestion point queue, a consolidated parameter generator to generate a consolidated feedback parameter, and a feedback message generator to generate a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090180381 - Method and apparatus for providing a distributed subscriber load distribution: A method and apparatus for providing a distributed subscriber load distribution in networks are disclosed. For example, the method receives capacity data from a plurality of devices, and measures a peak period volume for each of a plurality of registered user equipment that is registered with one of the plurality... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090180382 - Fibre channel link initialization: A method for initializing a fibre channel link upon a failure of a standard speed negotiation algorithm is provided. The standard speed negotiation algorithm is disabled. A link speed is set to a highest possible link speed not yet attempted outside the standard speed negotiation algorithm, initializing the fibre channel... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)
20090180386 - Flow control buffering: A method and system for improved buffering during a flow control event, the system comprising: a mobile station having a mobile timer; a radio network communicating wirelessly with the mobile station and including: a base station; and a packet control function (PCF) capable of interrupting the flow of data to... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090180385 - Home networking system and admission control method thereof: The invention discloses a home networking system and an admission control method for the home networking system. First, a first request information representative of a first traffic request for a terminal station is received. The first request information includes a first padding information column which includes a first routing path,... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090180383 - Host route convergence based on sequence values: In an example embodiment, a method is provided that assigns a sequence value to a host. The host is identified by a host network layer address. After the assignment, the host network layer address and the sequence value are included in an advertisement for transmission. In another example embodiment, another... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090180384 - Method of controlling congestion for wireless communications: An exemplary method of controlling communications includes determining a total congestion window size for a router device. An allocation of at least a portion of the determined total congestion window size to allocated at least one mobile station that communicates with the router device over a wireless link is determined... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090180387 - Updating next-expected tsn and receiver window to avoid stall conditions: Updating the next-expected transmission sequence number (NET) or the receiver window position to ensure that the NET always falls within the receiver window range to prevent unnecessary delays in delivering data blocks in order to avoid stall conditions and achieve high speed data transmission capabilities for a high-speed downlink packet... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090180388 - Dynamic multi-objective grid resources access: Various exemplary embodiments are a method and apparatus for selecting an access solution in a Grid network including one or more of the following: receiving an application request, the application request having an associated application cost; identifying a plurality of Grid endpoints for which the application cost is not more... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090180389 - Value-adoption and value-translation for automatic provisioning of port parameters: A network component comprising at least one processor configured to implement a method comprising receiving a message comprising a node's data value from the node, determining whether a local data value has been assigned, and adopting the node's data value as the local data value when the local data value... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090180395 - Communicating network status: A method for communicating network status information includes receiving, via a first link, a request for status information from a client device, the first link being a link between a router device and a client device. In response to the request, a data exchanger is polled for status information via... Agent: Zarian Midgley & Johnson PLLC
20090180394 - Communications device, communications method, and storage medium: A communications device according to the invention includes an incoming frame processing section for receiving an SNRM frame and UI frames in different frame formats. The SNRM frame contains a setting for a connection for data communications. The UI frames contain data. The communications device also includes a reception processing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090180390 - Method for implementing media gateway controller status monitoring of media gateway: The present invention discloses a method for implementing media gateway controller status monitoring of media gateway. The method monitors the silent time of the media gateway controller message by providing an Inactivity Timer or a general timer and a message receiving flag on the media gateway independently, and sends a... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20090180391 - Network activity anomaly detection: A method for determining whether anomalous activity exists on a network includes receiving a packet from the network, the packet including one or more fields. A classification of the packet based on the one or more fields is determined. A first counter of one or more counters associated with detecting... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090180392 - Radio-transmission system and corresponding method of operation: A radio transmission system has an ad-hoc network, which can be used to transmit data packets with a prescribed waveform, for each node a rating device, which rates the quality of the transmission of the data packets via the ad-hoc network, and an orientation channel. The orientation channel is used... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090180393 - Sampling apparatus distinguishing a failure in a network even by using a single sampling and a method therefor: A network analyzer includes a sampler and a network anomaly detector. The sampler acquires communication data flowing through nodes by a data collector, estimates a topology of the nodes based on the acquired communication data by a topology estimator, stores the estimated topology of the nodes in a storage, reads... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090180396 - Determining associations in a mesh network: Determining associations in wireless mesh networks are provided. In a mesh network that includes a wired border node and multiple wireless nodes, each wireless node advertises a backhaul throughput approximating the throughput between that wireless node and the wired border node. Using the advertised backhaul throughput information and the stored... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090180397 - Homing of user nodes to network nodes in a communication system: User nodes are homed to network nodes in an IMS network or other communication system by determining a function hierarchy for functions provided by the network nodes. Starting with a function at an initial level of the function hierarchy, a predetermined criterion such as throughput-weighted distance is applied to assign... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090180398 - Method and apparatus for facilitating interaction between the services provided by respective networked devices: A method to facilitate interaction between the services provided by respective networked devices. The method includes receiving service capabilities associated with a source device which has joined a first network, and receiving a service application at a presentation device. The service application is associated with at least one service identified... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20090180399 - Method and node device for realizing the network topology discovery: Method for realizing the network topology discovery, which relates to the field of internet technique, includes: receiving the network topology inquiring command from the previous node, the network topology inquiring command includes the address information of the specified node; feeding back the network topology information of this node to the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090180400 - Break before make forwarding information base (fib) population for multicast: A method of installing forwarding state in a link state protocol controlled network node having a topology database representing a known topology of the network, and at least two ports for communication with corresponding peers of the network node. A unicast path is computed from the node to a second... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP
20090180401 - Method and device for loop withdrawal in a mpls network: A loop withdrawal method in multi-protocol label switching is disclosed. When detecting a rewinding event of colored thread, a node judges whether an upstream interface of the colored thread is in a stalled status, and if yes, prohibits distribution of a colored thread rewinding message via the upstream interface of... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090180402 - Methods and apparatus for improved receiver performance in half-duplex wireless terminals: A half-duplex mobile terminal having first and second receiver branches connected, during a receive mode, to respective antennas, is disclosed. One of the antennas is selectively connected to the first receiver branch or to a transmitter circuit. The first antenna is connected to the first receiver branch during a first... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090180403 - Multi-band and multi-mode radio frequency front-end module architecture: A multi-band, multi-mode radio frequency (RF) front-end module is capable of operating in widely different frequency bands, including at least one of the following frequency ranges: 700 megahertz (MHz), 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2.1 gigahertz (GHz) or 2.4 GHz. The multi-band, multi-mode RF front-end module is... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090180404 - Apparatus and method for interference cancellation and synchronization maintenance over interference channel estimation in communication system based on full-duplex relay: An apparatus and method for interference cancellation and synchronization maintenance over interference channel estimation in a communication system are provided. An interference channel estimator fixes synchronization and estimates an interference signal. An interference signal controller eliminates the estimated interference signal from a received RF signal. A synchronization unit unfixes fixed... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090180406 - Method for reducing interferences: Interference is reduced between two radio communication systems. A first radio communication system uses a first and a second frequency ranges which are separated by a duplex gap. A second radio communication system uses a third radio frequency range which forms part of the duplex gap. The first and second... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090180405 - Mimo communication system with user scheduling and modified precoding based on channel vector magnitudes: A multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) communication system is configured to perform user scheduling and associated precoding. The system includes multiple terminals and at least one base station configured to communicate with the terminals. The base station is operative to obtain channel vectors for respective ones of the terminals, to select a... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090180407 - Time division duplexed digital distributed antenna system: A Time Division Duplexed (TDD) digital distributed antenna system (DDAS) that performs simulcast distribution to multiple simulcast groups while using TDD time advanced burst to negate the data rate reducing effects of transport delays. The User Plane data is adapted for eliminating time delay ambiguities across multiple simulcast digital radios.... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20090180408 - Realizing fdd capability by leveraging existing tdd technology: Systems and methods are disclosed for using two TDD carriers in the same paired spectrum by offsetting the DL and UL transmissions in frequency to cause the TDD carriers to behave as two half-duplex FDD carriers. DL and UL transmission and reception periods are predefined such that only one of... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090180409 - Network apparatus for eliminating interference between transport ports and method thereof: A network apparatus for eliminating interference between transport ports includes a plurality of transport ports and at least one alien NEXT canceller. The alien NEXT canceller is coupled to a designated transport port of the plurality of transport ports for eliminating NEXT interference from other transport ports of the plurality... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090180410 - Enhanced tdd frame structure: A method of providing uplink and downlink transmissions between a mobile terminal and a base station in a mobile communication system is provided. The method increases the flexibility and efficiency of a mobile communication system utilizing one or more relay entities and provides new frame structures to support legacy and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090180411 - System and method for avoiding stall using timer for high-speed downlink packet access system: At least one timer is used to prevent a stall condition. If a timer is not active, the timer is started for a data block that is correctly received. The data block has a sequence number higher than a sequence number of another data block that was first expected to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090180415 - Method, apparatus and computer readable medium for reducing power-consumption of wireless network device: A method, an apparatus, and a computer-readable medium to reduce power consumption of a wireless network device, the method including: receiving a packet; and determining whether to transmit the received packet to a host based on a state of the host and a packet transmission standard set for the host.... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090180414 - Mobile communication system and mobile terminal: A mobile terminal judges whether or not the mobile terminal is able to make a transition to a DTX period during Active, and, when judging that the mobile terminal is able to make a transition to a DTX period during Active, notifies a base station to that effect. If the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090180412 - Mobile network device battery conservation system and methods: The battery life of a mobile device operating in a wireless network environment is extended by terminating network communication activities after a specified period of time. Network communication activities may be restored when any one of a specified number of user actions are detected.... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20090180413 - Power reduction with multiple receive paths: Methods and apparatus for power reduction in a wireless device having multiple receive paths are described herein. A wireless device configured for any one of multiple operating modes may utilize multiple receive signal paths to improve the receive signal quality in each of the operating modes. The wireless device may... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090180416 - Turbo hsdpa system: A method of power saving for a wireless transceiver (FIGS. 1 and 2) is disclosed. The transceiver has an active power mode (504) and a reduced power mode (510). The transceiver is operated in the reduced power mode (510) and monitors transmissions from a remote wireless transmitter while in the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090180417 - Ehspa architecture: A system and method for use in a telecommunications network may utilize Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (MBMS), specifically, a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) or a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network may utilize MBMS and eHSPA technology. IP multicast connections directly between the eHSPA Node Bs I 1 and an... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20090180419 - Information transmitting method and information transmitting system: An information transmitting method including; determining, on a basis of a packet error rate from a master station to slave stations, a number of times of multicast transmission in accordance with an expected value of a number of slave stations that transmit a retransmission request, an expected value of a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090180420 - Information transmitting method and information transmitting system: A slave station which transmits/receives signals to/from a master station, the slave station includes: a transmitting unit and receiving unit for transmitting/receiving signals regarding the master station; a storing unit; an input unit; wherein under a control by a control unit, the transmitting unit transmits a transmission request for transmitting... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090180418 - Method and base station for terminal moving in multicast broadcast system: A method and a base station (BS) for a terminal to move in a multicast broadcast system are disclosed. The method and the BS maintain the continuity of a multicast broadcast service (MBS) when a terminal in an IDLE mode moves within an MBS zone or among different MBS zones... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090180421 - Multiband mobile satcom terminal: The multiband mobile SATCOM terminal is a small form factor, multi-band, multi-function, modular, vehicular-based tactical communications terminal that cross-bands radio and satellite systems for constant on the move communications.... Agent: Brian Anderson
20090180425 - Communication system, communication terminal, and method therefor: A communication system includes a first communication terminal configured to comply with a plurality of communication methods, and a second communication terminal that complies with any one of the communication methods, wherein the first communication terminal includes a network creating unit configured to transmit a notification signal including information about... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090180426 - Digital distributed antenna system: A digital distributed antenna system (DDAS) that regains the capability to perform simulcast to multiple simulcast groups while using a base station's direct digital output is provided. The User Plane data is adapted for simulcast and also for eliminating time delay ambiguities across multiple simulcast digital radios. In addition, the... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20090180422 - Interaction of voip calls and cellular networks: A communication system includes a switching network and a wireless network. The switching network includes a first gateway for receiving a communication from a caller, a second gateway for establishing an external connection through which the communication can be routed, and a command center that allows the first and second... Agent: AdventIPLLC
20090180424 - Method and apparatus for calculating rquickpage in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for calculating RQuickPage in a wireless communication system characterized in that, determining the value of the PreferredQuickPageEnabled field and calculating RQuickPage wherein RQuickPage is used by the lower Medium Access Layer (MAC) Sublayer to determine if a quick page is received.... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090180427 - Method and related communications device for improving discontinuous reception functionality: A method for improving discontinuous reception (DRX) functionality for a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes steps of starting a DRX Retransmission Timer to monitor a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH); and stopping the DRX Retransmission Timer when a downlink transmission for a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090180428 - Serving base station selection based on backhaul capability: Techniques for selecting a serving base station for a terminal by taking into account backhaul capability are described. The terminal may be within the coverage of multiple base stations, which may be of different types and may have different backhaul capabilities. One of the base stations may be selected as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090180423 - Transmission of ethernet packets via cpri interface: In a method for operating a base station having a first unit and at least one second unit, data is transferred between the first unit and the second unit via a common public radio interface. Accordingly, common public radio interface (CPRI) data is transferred as Ethernet packets. The base station... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090180430 - Apparatus and methods for network resource allocation: Methods and apparatus for allocating resources (such as communications bandwidth) using a network access device. In one embodiment, the network comprises a wireless (e.g., WiFi) network, and the access device comprises a wireless router or gateway in communication with a plurality of wireless users. The device comprises an administrator function... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.
20090180429 - Broadband unlicensed spread spectrum: A wireless device with multiple antennas is provided according to one embodiment of the invention. The wireless device may be configured to utilize the antennas to communicate with one or more wireless terminals in various ways. According to various embodiments of the invention, these scenarios may include, for example, switching... Agent: Qwest Communications International Inc.
20090180434 - Central control apparatus, signal transmission apparatus and signal forwarding apparatus for use in a multi-hop wireless network: The present invention provides a central control apparatus, a signal transmission apparatus and a signal forwarding apparatus for use in a multi-hop wireless network. The central control apparatus is configured to build a universal control (UC) channel between the central control apparatus, the signal transmission apparatus and the signal forwarding... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090180432 - Communication system, communication device, communication method, and program: A disclosed communication system includes a base station and mobile stations. The base station includes a group management unit configured to classify the mobile stations into groups according to signal quality information transmitted from the mobile stations, a storing unit configured to store correspondence information on the correspondence between the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090180431 - Load aware resource allocation in wireless networks: A technique for resource allocation in a wireless network (for example, an access point type wireless network), which supports concurrent communication on a band of channels, is provided. The technique includes accepting connectivity information for the network that supports concurrent communication on the band of channels. A conflict graph is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090180433 - Method of controlling transmission power in a wireless communication system: A method of controlling transmission power in a wireless communication system includes allocating persistent radio resources, and transmitting transmission power control information multiplexed with data via a data channel according to the persistent resources. Transmission power can be simply controlled without reducing the capacity of a control channel according to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090180436 - Random access channel frequency diversity: The present invention provides a method of transmitting on a random access channel in a radio communication system. In a single time slot there are enabled at least two different radio frequencies for transmission on the random access channel. Only one frequency is selected for transmission in the same time... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090180435 - Tdd operation in wireless communication systems: A method provides a wireless frame protocol. The method includes communicating a transmission interval that facilitates switching between a downlink portion and an uplink portion of a wireless communications channel. The method employs one or more guard periods during the transmission interval to mitigate overlap of transmitting frequencies between the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090180440 - Client-based multimode handover in communication systems: A communication system having a first communication device being in communication with a second communication device via a communication connectivity to a first communication network. The first communication device having a first handover module operable to handover communication connectivity from the first communication network to a second communication network. The... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090180437 - Communication apparatus and handover method: A communication apparatus controls the timing of switching data paths in an upper-layer apparatus so as to inhibit the data from being transferred from the network host of a handover source to the network host of a handover destination, thereby effectively utilizing the resource of the network host of the... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090180441 - Handover method and mobile communication system: In a mobile communication system utilizing Mobile IP, information on the access network is exchanged between access routers. And when a mobile terminal performs a handover, the previously exchanged information on the neighbor access routers and the access network information are provided to the mobile terminal. By so doing, the... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090180439 - Method of determining a location of a base station in a wireless communication network and base station in a wireless communication network: The present invention relates to a method of determining a location of a base station (10) in a wireless communication network (100). The method comprises the step of using the environment (50) of the wireless communication network (100) local to the base station (10) to obtain location information of said... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090180442 - System and method of handling ip layer mobility in a wireless network: A system and method for facilitating the efficient operation of a mobile station as it transfers from communicating via one wireless data network to another. A session control node is coupled to the mobile node in such a manner that it selectively buffers data being transmitted to the mobile node,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090180443 - Wireless communication device: Upon handover, a mobile station receives, from the movement origin base station, information on the movement destination base station and information relating to a sequence to be used for transmitting a random access signal to the movement destination base station. The mobile station receives a synchronization channel signal transmitted from... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090180438 - Wireless terminal and wireless base station: In a case where a switching source wireless communication system is a wireless communication system in which a transmission timing of a packet or data rate can be controlled in a wireless base station, the switching source wireless communication system, which notifies information on a timing when a wireless terminal... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090180445 - High-speed qos handover method and processing node used in the method: A technology is disclosed that can provide a high-speed QoS handover method and a processing node used in the method, in which a QoS path reconfigured before a handover becomes as optimal a QoS path as possible after the handover, thereby reducing load of route reconfiguration of the QoS path... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090180444 - Method and apparatus for maintaining communications connections over a distributed wireless network: A mobile wireless device connects to a network of multiple wireless transceiver stations using a protocol in which a connection is established with a particular transceiver station. If the mobile device moves out of range of the original station, the connection is passed to another station, which then impersonates the... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090180446 - Method and system for implementing a single weight spatial multiplexing (sm) mimo system without insertion loss: Certain aspects of the method and system for implementing a single weight spatial multiplexing multi-input multi-output (MIMO) system without insertion loss may comprise receiving a plurality of spatially multiplexed communication signals for processing in a first reference processing path and at least a second processing path. At least one control... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090180451 - Apparatus for and method of coordinating transmission and reception opportunities in a communications device incorporating multiple radios: A novel and useful apparatus for and method of coordinating the allocation of transmission and reception availability and/or unavailability periods for use in a communications device incorporating collocated multiple radios. The mechanism provide both centralized and distributed coordination to enable the coordination (e.g., to achieve coexistence) of multiple radio access... Agent: Zaretsky Patent Group PC
20090180453 - Beaconing period framing for efficient multi-channel inter-cell communications in cognitive radio networks: A protocol for inter-cell communication in a cognitive radio wireless access network using beacon period framing is disclosed. By establishing scheduled use of beacon periods within each frame of a super-frame among a plurality of participating cells in a wireless access network, efficient and reliable communication can take place eliminating... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20090180452 - Communication terminal and method for wireless sensor network: A communication terminal and method is provided for improving channel utilization efficiency in a wireless sensor network using contention-based channel access mechanism is disclosed. The communication method according to the present invention comprises initializing, when a packet transmission is required, a contention window to a size; resetting, when a channel... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090180450 - Insertion of null packets to mitigate the effects of interference in wireless communications: Mitigation of interference effects in certain wireless communications is accomplished by the disclosed method. A wireless communications device communicates utilizing a protocol which requires hopping from channel to channel within a communications frequency band while transmitting. Operating according to the disclosed method, the device scans the available communications channels and... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.
20090180449 - Mobile wlan gateway: A technique for operating a mobile station as wireless local-area network [“WLAN”] gateway. The mobile station is provided with a gateway application to control the following operations: activating (3-0) the WLAN means as a WLAN base station capable of communicating with at least one WLAN terminal over a WLAN network;... Agent: Christopher M. Scherer Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20090180448 - Radio communication device, and ad hoc route information acquiring method: The invention is to provide a wireless commutation device which can maintain fairness of transmission powers for wireless communication devices in an ad hoc network and reduce processing load and power consumption of a wireless commutation device. In a case when receiving a communication request from the upper layer processing... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090180447 - Wireless communication system for monitoring wireless links during transmission gaps: Provided is a communication system in which a wireless access network communicates with a mobile station via a wireless link. One of the mobile station and the wireless access network proposes a plurality of candidate transmission gap configurations to the other of the mobile station and the wireless access network,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090180454 - Linear precoding for mimo channels with outdated channel state information in multiuser space-time block coded systems with multi-packet reception: A joint set of linear precoder designs is provided for single cell uplink multiuser space-time block coded multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems with multi-packet reception by exploiting outdated channel state information. By deriving the pairwise error probability with respect to both minimum and average codeword distance design metrics, the technique solves... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090180456 - Method and system for adaptive quantization steps for hs-scch decoding using average cqi: Aspects of a method and system for adaptive quantization steps for HS-SCCH decoding using average CQI are provided. A HS-SCCH in a received HSDPA signal may be adaptively quantized before HS-SCCH decoding occurs. Quantization information may be determined based on a CQI value associated with the HS-PDSCH. A preferred soft... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090180455 - Method and system for cqi based adaptive diagonal loading for dmi-eq in hsdpa receivers: Aspects of a method and system for CQI based adaptive diagonal loading for DMI-EQ in HSDPA receivers. A HSDPA enabled handset may comprise a minimum-mean-square (MMSE)-based direct matrix inversion (DMI) equalizer (DMI-EQ) for an advanced signal processing. The DMI-EQ may receive HSDPA signal in consecutive transmission time intervals (TTIs). A... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090180457 - Mobile communication terminal and program: On the mobile communication terminal 100 side, when the VOIP communication application stored in the storage unit 104 is activated in accordance with an instruction from the user (step S101), the application activation judging unit 107a judges that the VOIP communication application has been activated. Upon the judgment, the control... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090180458 - Wireless communication system using harq and method of operating the system: A method of operating a wireless communications system, comprises encoding (12) information into a low rate code word, providing (20) at least two spatial sub-streams comprising different combinations of bits remaining after puncturing of the low rate code word, simultaneously transmitting (22) each of the at least two spatial sub-streams... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090180459 - Ofdma frame structures for uplinks in mimo networks: A method communicates symbols in a cell of a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) network that includes a set of mobile station and a base station. The symbols are communicated using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and time division duplex (TDM). A frame for communicating the symbols between the base station and... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090180461 - Method for coding and transmitting transport format combination indicator: A method and matrixes for transmitting an transport format combination indicator is disclosed. The matrixes according to the invention comprising five column vectors of 32 elements of binary code derived from OVSF codes which are to be multiplied to the lower bits of a TFCI and one column vector of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090180460 - Methods and apparatuses for link management in a scatternet: An embodiment of a method for link management in a scatternet, performed by a wireless communication device, is provided. The wireless communication device simultaneously establishes a synchronization link in a first piconet, and an asynchronization link in a second piconet. The embodiment of the method contains the following steps. At... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090180462 - Transmission unit and a method for transmitting data: A baseband unit for a radio communication system based on time division multiple access includes a data processing unit configured to generate a configuration macro. The configuration macro includes information about a temporal position of a particular time slot within a time frame, wherein the particular time slot has a... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC
20090180463 - Method, terminal and network device for changing status of a packet switched domain: The present invention provides a method, terminal and network device for changing the status of a packet switched domain. The method includes (1) receiving an instruction, for changing the status of a packet switched domain, sent from a first terminal, wherein the changing of the status of the packet switched... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090180464 - Method and system for bluetooth conditional synchronization: Aspects of a method and system for Bluetooth conditional synchronization are provided. In this regard, a synchronization code of a piconet may be included in each transmitted Bluetooth packets and a portion of the received synchronization code may be used for a synchronization process. The received synchronization code may be... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090180466 - System and method for frequency offsetting of information communicated in mimo-based wireless networks: A communications system includes a multiple-input/multiple-output (MIMO) architecture for high capacity switched mesh networks. The MIMO architecture has a plurality of radio frequency chains. One of the plurality of radio frequency chains is configured to apply a first frequency offset to a base frequency of an output signal to generate... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090180470 - Efficient interworking between circuit-switched and packet-switched multimedia services: Techniques for signaling a packet size limitation of a circuit-switched terminal to a packet-switched terminal during a multimedia session such as a multimedia telephony session. In one aspect, an interworking node obtains information from the circuit-switched terminal during call setup, and signals to a packet-switched terminal that another end of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090180469 - Ip communication apparatus: An IP communication apparatus employed in a telephone voice/moving picture recording system is comprised of: an IP packet transmitting/receiving I/F for transmitting/receiving an IP packet; an IP address acquiring unit of acquiring an IP address corresponding to a transmission source of the IP packet; a signal judging unit for performing... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090180467 - System and method for connecting remote callers with pbx extensions using internet telephony: A telecommunications system configured to provide access to a company's directory via a simple-to-use client software program; to integrate directory access with Internet telephony call establishment (click to dial); to automate the dialing of DTMF tones to connect to a specific extension; and to provide searching of the company's directory.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090180468 - Universal plug and play method and apparatus to provide remote access service: Disclosed are a universal plug and play (UPnP) method and a UPnP apparatus providing remote access service. The method includes receiving external inputs of an identifier of a remote access server (RAS) to generate a credential and a session initiation protocol (SIP) identifier of the RAS, generating a payload of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090180473 - method and system for decreasing routing latency for switching platforms with variable configuration: A method for decreasing routing latency of a switching platform comprises identifying ports which have changed their operational state and modifying the port polling code associated with the respective ports so that operational ports are polled for frames to be routed, while non-operational ports are not polled. In one embodiment,... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20090180472 - Multi-service transport apparatus with switch for integrated transport networks: A multi-service transport apparatus for integrated transport networks that may have an electrical matrix, termination function means handling signals incoming at said apparatus input, a plurality of termination function means interfacing different layers, and adaptation function means. The termination function means handling incoming signals are implemented in input/output port devices;... Agent: Carmen Patti Group , LLC
20090180471 - System and method for port mapping in a communications network switch: System and method for implementing a port mapping technique in a switch of a communications network, wherein the switch includes a plurality of ports including user ports and network ports, are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises identifying a first portion of the ports as user ports; identifying a... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090180476 - Inter working system between ip networks using different ip address format, application layer gateway (alg) server, stun server, network address translator, interworking method thereof, and sip message routing method thereof: Disclosed are an interworking system between IP networks using different IP address format, an application layer gateway (ALG) server, a network address translator, an interworking method, and a SIP message routing method. The interworking system between a local network using a private IP and a public network using a public... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090180474 - Network communication device and a packet routing method: A network communication device includes a transceiver module, an address translation module, a control buffer module, an IP routing module, and a processor. The transceiver module is configured for forwarding packets. The address translation module determines if addresses of the forwarded packets need to be translated and translates the addresses... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090180475 - Packet forwarding apparatus and controlling method: A packet forwarding apparatus identifies the class of the received packet, determines whether there is a capacity for storing the received packet, spending a dedicated free capacity corresponding to the identified class, stores the packet in the buffer, spending the corresponding dedicated free capacity if there is the capacity for... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090180477 - Relay device and relay device controlling method: In the second power mode: each packet processor of the second group maintains the own operating mode in a second operating mode of relatively high power consumption; and the distributor selects the handling packet processor from the first group for the first priority, and selects the handling packet processor from... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090180479 - Auto-adaptation to packet size on a physical medium: A method for automatically adapting to statically varying packet sizes at a transmission convergence layer is provided. The method includes determining if an output of calculation logic in boundary detection circuitry is equal to a next value in a data stream being received, providing output indicative of an identified packet... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20090180478 - Ethernet switching method and ethernet switch: The present invention discloses an Ethernet switching method, including: dividing a communication period of a transmitting component of an Ethernet port into at least two equal transmission time slots that appear regularly; deciding a transmission time slot at the Ethernet port corresponding to the Layer 2/Layer 3 (L2/L3) information of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090180480 - Systems and methods for network routing: A network may include a plurality of nodes forming a first layer and a sub-set of the plurality of nodes forming a second layer. The first layer may follow a first routing objective in routing traffic, and the second layer may develop constraints based on the first routing objective and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090180481 - Layer 2/layer 3 interworking via physical loopback: A method for transmitting data in a layer two network having layer three routing capabilities includes transmitting, via a physical loopback, the data from a layer two switching component of a multi service platform to a layer three switching component of the multi service platform. The data specifies an initial... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Gb Attn: Patent Docketing
20090180482 - Method of routing virtual links in a frame-switching network: A process for routing virtual links in a frame-switching network including a plurality of source and/or destination terminals of the frames, in which frame switches are connected to one another by physical connections, with each virtual link being defined, for a point-to-point type, by a path through the network between... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090180483 - Ring-of-clusters network topologies: In a ring-of-clusters network topology, groups of slave devices are accessed in parallel, such that the latency around the ring is proportional to the number of clusters and not proportional to the number of integrated circuits. The devices of a cluster share input and output ring segments such that packets... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20090180487 - Adaptation of dial-up devices to broadband facilities: A method and system for dial-up device (36) connection to a broadband facility (28) by way of a home gateway (10). The microcomputer (20) causes the dial-up modem (24) in the home gateway to serve as a host modem. The microcomputer (20) also implements the host portion of a log-in... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20090180484 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: A configuration is provided in which a device in a home network receives content from a server outside the home network and plays the content. A home IMS gateway maps an external server outside the home network as a virtual home network device, and executes a process of receiving a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090180485 - Method for routing ip packets to an external control component of a network node in an ip packet switching communications network comprising several network nodes: According to one embodiment, IP-packets are received, identified, evaluated and processed at interfaces of a network node. An IP-tunnel is established from each interface of the network node to the control component. An in-band IP signaling packet, which is received at an interface of the network node and characterized by... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090180488 - Method, apparatus and system for selecting vmg: A method, apparatus and system for selecting a Virtual Media Gateway are provided. The method for selecting a VMG includes: setting the service domain information on a VMG by extending a property parameter, after receiving the event triggering message on the bearer layer, the physical MG matches the source identifier... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090180486 - Remote access method in network environment comprising nat device: Provided is a remote access method between a remote access client (RAC) and a remote access server (RAS) in a network comprising a network address translation (NAT) device. The method includes obtaining a transport address set (TAS) with respect to a home remote access server (RAS) from an external server;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090180489 - Node, routing control method, and routing control program: Disclosed is a node that includes a distributed hash table generation means that generates a distributed hash table which indicates the next node to which a message is to be transferred, using a link state routing protocol, a link state information that exchange unit sends and receives link state information,... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090180490 - Virtual upstream channel scheduling in broadband communication systems: Scheduling virtual upstream channels within one physical upstream channel is disclosed. The MAP messages of the virtual upstream channels that share the same physical upstream channel are synchronized together such that any one transmission opportunity for a given virtual upstream channel does not overlap with transmission opportunities of any other... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090180491 - System and method for bandwidth management in ethernet-based fiber optic tdma networks: A system and method for management of bandwidth in a fiber optic, ethernet-based, TDMA communications system. A request/grant process is used to control the use of upstream bandwidth. A sense of time must therefore be shared by a headend and remote end-user devices. The invention provides for a gigabit media-independent... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090180492 - On-demand spectrum contention for inter-cell spectrum sharing in cognitive radio networks: A protocol for resolving shared spectrum contentions in cognitive radio wireless access networks is presented. Using medium access control level messaging a request for access to a shared spectrum is conveyed to the current occupier of the spectrum. Each request is associated with a unique and random spectrum access priority... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20090180493 - Content distribution system, content distribution method, terminal apparatus in content distribution system, and recording medium on which program is recorded: To provide a content distribution system, method, and the like wherein, in a distribution aspect in which, being made a tree-shaped hierarchical structure, content data are forwarded from a content distribution apparatus at an apex to a downstream terminal apparatus, there is no need to separately provide a connection management... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090180494 - System and method for converting multichannel time division multiplexed data into packets: A system and method are provided for converting multichannel serial data streams into packets. The method accepts a plurality of serial data streams in a corresponding plurality of channels. In a time domain multiplexed (TDM) fashion, groups with an undetermined number of data bits are packed from each data stream,... Agent: Gerald W. Maliszewski
20090180495 - Method for transmitting data, method for receiving data, transmitter, receiver, and computer program products: A method for transmitting data comprising a plurality of bits is described wherein the data is mapped to a plurality of modulation symbols, each modulation symbol comprising at least one more significant bit and at least one less significant bit, at least one parity bit is generated for the plurality... Agent: Crockett & Crockett, P.C.
20090180496 - Network system and method for relaying communication between devices: Provided is a network system for relaying communication between devices communicating with the Internet using different communication networks. The network system includes a first home network controller which controls first home network devices within a household; a repeater that is connected to the Internet via a first communication network and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090180497 - Communication device and method for data transmission: Disclosed is a method and device for transmitting data between at least two transmitters and a receiver which are connected to a bus. A synchronization signal is applied to the bus and a number of data volume counters corresponding to the number of transmitters reduced by one is set to... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.07/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing
20090175156 - Communication apparatus and method: Methods and apparatuses for communication are provided.... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP
20090175157 - Echo cancellation device for full duplex communication systems: An apparatus for echo cancellation in a transceiver of a full duplex communication system, where the transceiver includes a transmitter for transmitting a transmit signal and a receiver for receiving a receive signal, includes: an echo cancellation signal generator, coupled to the transmitter, for receiving the transmit signal and for... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090175159 - Allocation and logical to physical mapping of scheduling request indicator channel in wireless networks: A method for allocating resources for a scheduling request indicator (SRI) is disclosed. An SRI cycle period for use by user equipment (UE) within a cell is transmitted from a NodeB in a cell to UE within the cell. The NodeB transmits a specific SRI subframe offset and an index... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090175158 - Coded virtual channel network: A data coding/decoding system for use with a plurality of users includes an encoder, a transmitter, a receiver, and a decoder. The encoder encodes data to be transmitted over a shared physical transmission medium using an orthogonal or convolution code associated with a receiving user. The transmitter transmits the encoded... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP
20090175160 - Precoder matrix for multichannel transmission: This invention describes a method for precoding in a transmitter utilizing a multichannel transmission, using a precoder for, e.g., M-QAM (M>4) modulated OFDM systems. The invention describes a new precoding method that is suitable for use, e.g., in an MB-OFDM UWB system especially when targeting for high data rates (above... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090175162 - Method of ofdm communication using superposition coding: Improvements are provided in an OFDM network that uses superposition coding. A broadcast signal and e.g. a unicast signal are each subjected to OFDM modulation including processing by an IDFT, combined, and transmitted using non-orthogonal transmission resources. In one approach, the respective signals are combined after instead of before the... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc Docket Administrator (room 2f-192)
20090175161 - Transmission method of mobile station for random access channel diversity: A transmission method performed by a mobile station for random access channel (RACH) burst transmission diversity gain is provided. According to the method, by combining and using switching diversity by beam forming, frequency hopping, and power ramping, the probability that when the speed of a mobile station is low, the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090175163 - Method and apparatus of performing packet data convergence protocol re-establishment: A method and apparatus of performing packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) re-establishment includes determining a PDCP re-establishment trigger. An error event is detected based upon the PDCP re-establishment trigger, and PDCP re-establishment procedures are requested.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175164 - Method and apparatus for failure resilient forwarding of data over a computer network: In one embodiment, the present invention is a method and an apparatus for failure-resilient forwarding of data over a computer network. In one embodiment, a marker is introduced into the data stream, e.g., at the sending node, and allows, in turn, forwarding nodes and/or receivers to efficiently track data stream... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP IBM Corporation
20090175165 - Method for enabling communication between two network nodes via a network address translation device (nat): A method is provided for enabling communication between first and second network nodes (1, 7) by way of a network address translation device (3, 9), which network nodes are each capable of communicating with a server (11). The first network node (1) establishes communication with the server (11) requesting communication... Agent: Ira S. Dorman
20090175166 - Method, apparatus and system for ring protection: A method, apparatus and system for Ethernet Ring Protection (ERP) are disclosed. The system includes: a node which detects a link fault blocks the port connected with the faulty link after the link on the ring is faulty, and sends a fault alarm message to adjacent nodes; and the adjacent... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090175169 - Bonding multiple radios in wireless multi-hop mesh networks: In a mesh network composed of multiple-radio nodes, we assign each radio to one of a plurality of channels, and treat a plurality of links between a pair of nodes as one logical link (bonded link). In some embodiments, the routing protocol is adapted to view each bonded link as... Agent: Patentventures - Ft
20090175167 - Method of reducing network congestion: In a method of reducing network congestion between a source computer and a destination computer, a receiving router receives a source quench message and determines whether originator of the source quench message is the destination computer or an intermediate router. If the receiving router determines the originator to be the... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090175168 - Packet flow control: Packet flow control techniques are disclosed. In one example case, a flow control method is provided that includes transmitting a plurality of packets with an inter-packet gap disposed between neighboring packets, and increasing the length of the inter-packet gap to decrease packet rate, wherein the increased length is selected based... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Cpa Global
20090175170 - Method for multi-hop data transmission in an ad-hoc network comprising concealed nodes: In a method for multi-hop data transmission in an ad-hoc network comprising concealed nodes, one node with transmission intent determines the probability of a collision-free transmission of data to the following nodes and if a high probability of collision-free transmission of data, transmits a user data packet to said following... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090175172 - Method and arrangement for route cost determination and selection with link cost interaction: This invention extends routing mechanisms that use link metrics for route selection so that: A link metric cross correlation vector is determined for all links, where each element in the vector corresponds to some other link, and reflects the change in the link metric value if a data flow would... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090175171 - Method for finding optimal paths using a stochastic network model: A method finds an optimal path from a source to a destination. The possible paths from the source to the destination are represented as a stochastic graph of nodes connected by edges. Each edge has an independent probability distribution over a cost of the edge. A constraint for reaching the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090175173 - Method of handling an error on cs voice over hspa: A method of processing data at a specific protocol layer in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The present invention includes the steps of receiving a first data block including sequence information from a lower layer, checking a status of a second data block contained in the first data block,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090175174 - System and method for determining whether docsis-enabled devices in a hfc cable network are co-located: A system and method for determining if DOCSIS-enabled devices connected to an HFC cable network are co-located. Subscriber account data is acquired to determine the DEDs associated with a subscriber account. The MAC address of a DED is used to obtain the MAC domain to which the DED is assigned... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC
20090175175 - Radio link control reset using radio resource control signaling: A method and apparatus are disclosed wherein a reset procedure for a RLC is implemented by RRC signaling. Triggers for the initiation and execution of the disclosed reset method are also disclosed.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175176 - Multi-point and rooted multi-point protection switching: The present invention relates to techniques for allowing one or more edge nodes in a backbone network to quickly and efficiently switch traffic delivery from a first virtual network to a second virtual network in response to a failure occurring in association with the first virtual network. In certain embodiments,... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090175177 - Method for testing a wireless network device: The invention relates to a method and a system for testing a wireless network device (1) connected to a communication channel (3), whereby:—a testing computer (2) connected to the communication channel (3) starts a test function;—the wireless network device (1) starts a unifying testing module being adapted to a hardware... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090175181 - Apparatus and method of error vector measurement for digital and multiple-input multiple output imo communication systems: The present invention discloses an effective apparatus and method to measure the received signal quality for digital communication systems by measuring error vector measurement (EVM) with embedded EVM measurement block in receivers. The distinction of the present invention is that the EVMSIG and the EVMDATA are measured in the receiver... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090175189 - Calculation of quality of wlan access point characterization for use in a wlan positioning system: Methods and systems for classifying WLAN access points according to the quality of estimation of characteristics of the WLAN access points are provided. The classifications may be used to scale a reference database and quantify an expected error of estimation of the characteristics of the access points. WLAN access points... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090175183 - Data communication method and mobile communication system: Thus, the mobile terminal performs: processing of obtaining measurement quality values by measuring reception quality of each base station; processing of deciding on whether the measurement quality value of a serving base station exceeds a certain receiving level; processing of adding measurement quality values of other base stations to the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090175182 - Differentiated service transmission parameters adaptation: Systems and methods are provided for transmitting data on a wireless network. Some embodiments provide a technique whereby a type is determined for the transmission, at least one metric is determined for the transmission based at least in part on the transmission type and/or an indication of conditions on the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090175179 - Method and apparatus for performing mobility measurements in a communication network: A method and apparatus for performing mobility measurement in a communication network (100) is described. The method comprises of receiving a subframe sequence pattern from a node in the communication network (100). The subframe sequence pattern indicates types of subframes being transmitted by a neighboring cell node (104) in a... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090175178 - Method and apparatus for requesting and reporting channel quality information in mobile communication system: Disclosed is a method and device for requesting and reporting channel quality information in a mobile communication system. A base station a locates a dedicated feedback channel for channel quality information report to an uplink radio resource, transmits the allocation information to subscriber stations, and generates a CQI report message... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090175186 - Method and apparatus for setting active period starting point for user equipment: The present invention has disclosed a method for setting an active period starting point for a User Equipment (UE) in a Discontinuous Reception (DRX) mode, comprising steps of: a base station calculating and storing a position of the active period starting point for the UE based on predetermined parameters, so... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090175187 - Method and arrangement for triggering power headroom report transmissions in a telecommunications system: The present invention relates to a method and arrangement for triggering transmission of a power headroom report to be used by a base station for estimating UE transmit power also for transmissions for which a power headroom report is not included. The user equipment, UE, is to this end configured... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090175180 - Method and system of addressing a condition experienced by a customer when using a network: A method can be used to address a condition experienced by a customer when using a network. The method can include receiving a first communication from the customer, wherein the first communication is related to the condition of a video content as experienced by the customer, reviewing a log for... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090175184 - Method of requesting and reporting link quality in an egprs2 system: The link quality reporting method includes measuring link quality for received radio blocks, and if there is a modulation scheme with a largest number of radio blocks, reporting link quality for the modulation scheme, and if there is a plurality of schemes with the same number of radio blocks, reporting... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090175185 - Multi-dimensional adaptive transmission technique: Method and apparatus for dynamically optimizing the transmission level of each remote terminal in a satellite-based communication network. Each remote terminal maintains quasi-error-free communication at the highest efficiency level available under changing link conditions and network configurations, without requiring the reservation of substantial power margins, which results in a much... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090175188 - Real-time monitoring of perceived quality of packet voice transmission: The present invention is directed to a system and method for monitoring perceived quality of a packet-switched voice service in a network. The method includes the step of receiving a packetized voice communication via the packet-switched voice service. At least one objective measurement is obtained from the received packetized voice... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090175190 - Method and apparatus for packet aggregation in power line communication network: A method and apparatus for packet aggregation in a power line communication network (PLC) are provided. The method of aggregating packets includes: by performing a PLC channel estimation, determining whether or not a channel condition is good; if the channel condition is good, determining whether or not the data desired... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090175192 - Method and system for integrated link adaptation and power control to improve error and throughput performance in wireless packet networks: The invention provides a system that implements an algorithm for integrated link adaptation and power control to achieve specified error rates and to improve an overall throughput for real-time applications in wireless packet networks. The system initially divides wireless terminals into groups according to their signal path gains. Afterwards, the... Agent: At & T- Legal Department - Brendzel
20090175191 - Methods and systems for bandwidth protection: Presented are methods and systems for providing bandwidth estimation and correction in a communications network. Bandwidth estimation and correction can include calculating a round trip time (RTT) value and a packet loss rate (PLR) value for each packet of a set of packets transmitted at different points in time from... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090175199 - Arrangement and method of configuring digital subscriber lines: An arrangement, method, and node for configuring subscriber lines in a digital access network. A configuration tool downloads configuration parameters from the network into the access nodes, which configure the subscriber lines according to the configuration parameters. An automated monitoring tool monitors performance parameters for the subscriber lines. The monitoring... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090175193 - Communication paradigm switching based on link quality information: In an example embodiment, a method is provided that accesses a list of communication preferences. The list identifies a communication paradigm and a different communication paradigm. Link quality information associated with the communication paradigm also is accessed. Based on the link quality information, communication may be switched from the communication... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090175200 - Information processing apparatus, device information display method, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain pieces of identification information sent from devices mutually connected via a network, a determination unit configured to determine, in a case where the pieces of identification information which are obtained by the obtaining unit and sent by using mutually... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090175194 - Ip security within multi-topology routing: A method for IP Security within Multi-Topology Routing is disclosed. Disclosed methods may also include IKE extensions. A route eligible for IPSec protection is injected into a topology routing table. Network traffic can then be protected in accordance with a security session, such as an IPSec session, between a first... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay
20090175201 - Method and apparatus for configuring link parameter thresholds: A method and apparatus for configuring link parameter thresholds are provided. The method includes the following steps. An upper layer sends link parameter thresholds corresponding to different traffic types of a link type to an intermediate layer through a first threshold configuration request (401). The intermediate layer obtains the link... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090175197 - Method and system for detection of nat devices in a network: Disclosed is a device, system and method for detecting a Network Address Translation (“NAT”) gateway on a network. According to some embodiments of the present invention a detector including a network communication module may transmit one or more interrogation packets to a suspected NAT gateway.... Agent: Professional Patent Solutions
20090175195 - Methods, systems and computer program products for using time domain reflectometry signatures to monitor network communication lines: Methods, systems and computer program products for uniquely identifying communication lines in a network via time domain reflectometry (TDR) signatures are provided. A pulsed signal is sent into a communication line through a patch panel connector port and a reflection of the pulsed signal through the patch panel connector port... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090175198 - Network operating system: Generally described, the present invention is directed to a network operating system that provides more effective ways of leveraging the connectivity of computer networks. In one embodiment, an XML virtual machine is implemented that accepts high-level application code written in an XML programming language as input. Functionality is provided to... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090175196 - Process integrated mechanism program, apparatus and method: In a distributed computer system with a number of nodes, a process integrated mechanism includes a coordinating process device for controlling a single node at any instant of time. A run time controller executes the coordinating process device through a transfer cycle where the transfer cycle includes an amount of... Agent: J. Nevin Shaffer, Jr.
20090175204 - Gateway selection method for wireless mesh network: A gateway selection method for a wireless mesh network is provided for selecting an optimal gateway includes building a spanning routing tree to a given network. Reference factors of routers are calculated regarding the network to total network capacity in association with the spanning routing tree. A router is selected... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090175202 - Method for augmenting a network: To augment a network by adding a network element, network services affected by the augmentation, and a temporary route for transmitting network services determined as affected by the augmentation via the temporary route are determined. A new route through the augmented network, and a spanning tree corresponding to the new... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090175203 - Method for protecting a network configuration set up by a spanning tree protocol: A method for protecting a network configuration set up by a spanning tree protocol, STP, by selecting one of a plurality of bridges (2 to 11) of a computer network (1) as a root bridge (2) and by selecting one of a plurality of bridge ports (2a to 11a, 3b,... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC
20090175205 - Multi-mode bit rate processor: An apparatus for processing signals in a wireless system includes a first memory module to receive input data from a set of physical channels, a first plurality of sub-modules to process the input data. Each of the first plurality of sub-modules is selected to function based upon data and transmission... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090175206 - Enhanced rlc status pdu format for use in a wireless communication network: An enhanced RLC STATUS PDU format is used in a wireless communication network in which a sender transmits AMD PDUs to a receiver, and the receiver responds a STATUS PDU. In the STATUS PDU, an ACK_SN field is provided for indicating the SN of a next not received AMD PDU... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090175207 - Battery-efficient generic advertising service for wireless mobile devices: In one embodiment, a method for acquiring service provider information includes querying a wireless network for service provider information, receiving an advertisement response containing advertising service scheduling information, and configuring a power conservation mode responsive to the advertising service scheduling information.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090175208 - Automatic clustering of wireless network nodes toward selected mesh access points: In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting by a mesh access point a number of wireless network nodes that are attached to the mesh access point within a mesh network; calculating by the mesh access point an attachment preference factor that enables at least one other wireless network node to... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20090175212 - Feedback control for multicast or broadcast services: The invention relates to a method for controlling feedback of mobile terminals receiving via an air interface of a mobile communication system a multicast or broadcast service transmitted or forwarded by a feedback control entity and to a mobile terminal, the feedback control entity using this method. Further, a system... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090175211 - Method and system for communication: A method (200) of operation in a communication system (100) including a plurality of hosts (105, 115, 125) a controller (133) operable to allocate resources for communications to be sent between hosts in the system, and a network of routers (102, 112, 122) operable to route communications between the hosts... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090175209 - Method and system for integration of trunking and conventional land mobile radio systems: An integrated Land Mobile Radio (LMR) system enables communication between a trunking land mobile radio (trunking LMR) system and a conventional land mobile radio (conventional LMR) system. The trunking LMR system includes a trunking site controller including a first network gateway router. The trunking LMR system includes at least one... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section
20090175213 - Method, system, and terminal for sending and receiving multicast broadcast service: A method, a system, and a terminal for sending and receiving a multicast broadcast service (MBS) are provided in the communication field. Based on a preset correspondence between MBS content IDs and LCIDs, a network side sends MBS data with an LCID corresponding to the MBS content ID in an... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090175210 - Multiplexing and transmission of multiple data streams in a wireless multi-carrier communication system: Techniques for multiplexing and transmitting multiple data streams are described. Transmission of the multiple data streams occurs in “super-frames”. Each super-frame has a predetermined time duration and is further divided into multiple (e.g., four) frames. Each data block for each data stream is outer encoded to generate a corresponding code... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090175214 - Method and apparatus for cooperative wireless communications: A method and apparatus for cooperation in wireless communications. Cooperation is considered among a number of network elements, including at least one wireless transmit-receive unit, at least one relay station, and at least one base station.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175221 - multimedia wireless distribution systems and methods: An access point for wireless transmission of packets to user devices includes an application module and a radio module. If the radio module fails to successfully transmit a packet to a user device, the application module takes the packet from its queue and places it in the radio buffer for... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090175218 - Digital broadcast system for transmitting/receiving digital broadcast data, and data processing method for use in the same: A digital broadcast system having storing resistance to errors generated during the transmission of mobile service data, and a data processing method are disclosed. The digital broadcast system additionally encodes mobile service data. As a result, the mobile service data has strong resistance to a channel variation and noise, and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090175216 - Mesh networking for wireless communications: A method for optimizing wireless communications in a mesh network is described. The method includes transmitting a data stream from a wireless module (WM) host to a plurality of WM devices in the mesh network. The method further includes sending status messages from the WM devices to the WM host... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090175217 - Method and apparatus of establishing access channel in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for establishing an access channel in a wireless communication system is provided, comprising receiving an AccessGrant on a carrier on which the last probe was transmitted and ending an access probe transmission upon receiving the AccessGrant. A method and apparatus is further provided, comprising determining expiration... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090175215 - Packet radio network and method: A packet radio network provides a facility for communicating internet packets to and/or from a mobile user equipment. The packet radio network comprises a gateway support node, a serving support node and a radio network controller. The gateway support node is operable to provide a packet data protocol context for... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090175219 - Representation of a delay path in mobile networks: p
20090175222 - System and method for avoiding stall using timer for high-speed downlink packet access system: At least one timer is used to prevent a stall condition. If a timer is not active, the timer is started for a data block that is correctly received. The data block has a sequence number higher than a sequence number of another data block that was first expected to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090175223 - System and method for mobile ad hoc network: A method and system for geocasting data packets in a MANET. The MANET is combined with a long-range network such that a wireless terminal can decide whether to rebroadcast a geocast packet over the MANET, the long-range network, or not at all, depending on the wireless terminal's proximity to the... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing
20090175220 - Transmission method of mobile station for random access channel diversity: A transmission method performed by a mobile station for random access channel (RACH) burst transmission diversity gain is provided. According to the method, a variety of combinations of a time switching transmit diversity (TSTD) technique, a frequency hopping technique, and a power ramping technique that are robust against fading channel... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090175224 - Wireless base station which operates in degraded mode in mobile communication system during disaster, and mobile communication system: A mobile communication system prevents the reduction of large communication range even during disasters. A wireless base station includes a communication unit allocates frequency bands and output powers corresponding to distribution areas of wireless terminals, and performs communication with the wireless terminals. The communication unit uses a modulation method with... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090175228 - Base station and method of assigning frequencies to pilot sequences: A base station that assigns frequencies to UP link pilot signals in a radio communication system, where the base station stores the correlation between each of a plurality of pilot sequences having different Peak to Average Power characteristics and a plurality of frequencies that are used for transmitting the pilot... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090175234 - Enhanced sub-frame-based-framing for wireless communications: A method of performing wireless communications. The method comprises, at a transmitting station, encoding a plurality of symbols into a frame. The method further comprises, from the transmitting station, transmitting the frame via a wireless communication to a receiving station. The frame comprises a plurality of sub-frames, wherein a first... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090175232 - Joint coding of multiple tti information and quality indication requests: A method includes storing in a memory a mapping of bit sequences to uplink resources, wherein a first one of the bit sequences indicates an uplink resource and requests a measurement report and a second one of the bit sequences indicates at least two uplink resources; assembling a selected one... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090175226 - Localised and distributed scheduling control method and apparatus: The present invention provides for a method of controlling selection of a localised scheduling scheme or a distributed scheduling scheme within an OFDMA downlink and including the step of estimating a fading characteristic and initiating switching between the scheduling schemes responsive to the result of the said estimation, wherein the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090175230 - Mapping of distributed resource block indices to physical resource blocks: An apparatus for communication using a wireless communication network includes an interleaver and a transceiver. The interleaver co-exists with a localized transmission arrangement if the localized transmission arrangement is present and interleaves data packets for a distributed transmission arrangement by mapping a set of logical indices to a set of... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20090175236 - Method and apparatus for fast link setup in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for a communication system provide for fast link setup for a mobile station by transmitting a request message, transmitting an assignment message from the base station to the mobile station, and transmitting a notification message from the base station to a base station controller. The mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090175229 - Method and apparatus for performing buffer status reporting: A method for performing buffer status reporting (BSR) in a user equipment of a wireless communication system comprises forming a MAC PDU comprising a padding field with a size smaller than a first predefined value, selecting a first logic channel group from a plurality of logic channel groups of the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090175237 - Method and apparatus for selective disregard of co-channel transmissions on a medium: A method and apparatus to selectively disregard co-channel transmissions on a medium uses an automatic gain control/clear channel assessment (AGC/CCA) circuit to gather signal power information, which is used to establish receiver sensitivity thresholds. Raw and cyclical power measurements of a received signal are processed by the AGC/CCA circuit to... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP
20090175235 - Method and system for adaptively obtaining bandwidth allocation requests: A method and apparatus for adaptively obtaining bandwidth requests in a broadband wireless communication system. The method and apparatus includes dynamically varying technique combinations enabling a plurality of users to efficiently request bandwidth from a shared base station. A user may “piggyback” a new bandwidth request upon, or set a... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090175231 - Method for scheduling distributed virtual resource blocks: A method for efficiently scheduling virtual resource blocks to physical resource blocks is disclosed. In a wireless mobile communication system that supports a resource block group (RBG) allocation scheme, when consecutively allocated virtual resource blocks are distributively mapped to physical resource blocks, a gap for the distribution is determined to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090175227 - Method of requesting and reporting link quality in an egprs2 system: The link quality reporting method includes measuring link quality for received radio blocks, and if there is a modulation scheme with a largest number of radio blocks, reporting link quality for the modulation scheme, and if there is a plurality of schemes with the same number of radio blocks, reporting... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090175225 - Method of wireless data transmission: In one embodiment the method includes allocating, for a mobile, forward link resources for transmitting data over a shared forward link data channel without allocating reverse link resources for reverse link data transmission in association with the allocated forward link resources. At least a portion of the received data is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090175233 - Method, apparatus and computer program to map a downlink resource to a related uplink transmission: In an exemplary embodiment a method includes using a predetermined parameter to determine a rate of uplink radio resources to downlink radio resources; mapping an uplink radio resource to a unique one of the downlink radio resources dependent at least in part on the rate; and receiving on the mapped... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090175238 - Multi-channel assignment method for multi-radio multi-hop wireless mesh networks: Techniques are described for automatically determining quasi-static per-link channel assignments for each radio in multiple-hop mesh networks having nodes with two or more radios and where only a small number of channels is available for use in the network. The method optimally assigns the channels to the radios of all... Agent: Patentventures - Ft
20090175242 - Floating ip address for roaming internet connected subscriber units: A system apparatus for wireless communication that includes receiving, receiving data for a subscriber, determining the subscriber to whom the data is addressed, determining which cell the subscriber currently resides, and transmitting the data accordingly.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175241 - Method for dropping packet data, radio communication device, and mobile communication system: A control method in a mobile communication system with a buffer unit for temporarily storing packet data to be sent, includes dropping the packet data stored in the buffer unit before sending when a drop timer corresponding to the packet data before sending reaches a given value or when a... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090175239 - Method of supporting quality-of-service application session continuity during inter-technology handover using a common packet data function: The present invention provides a method of handing off a mobile unit that supports multiple quality-of-service (QoS) application layer clients that operate according to multiple wireless access technologies in a packet-switched communication system. The method includes receiving information indicating a request to hand off the mobile unit from a first... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090175240 - Mobile communication system, radio base station controller, and relocation method: Radio base stations connect by radio lines with radio terminals in cells that make up each radio base station and relay data communication realized by the radio terminals on bearers on radio lines. Base station controllers record correspondence information of the data flow of data communication with the radio terminals... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090175243 - Method for transmitting and receiving signals using multi-band radio frequencies: A method for transmitting and receiving signals using multi-band Radio Frequencies (RFs) is provided. The method performs channel coding on an information unit of a specific layer above a physical layer to produce a specific number of codewords and maps the generated specific number of codewords to a plurality of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090175244 - Spread spectrum base station notch filtering transmitted signals: A base station is in a spread spectrum code division multiple access (CDMA) communication system with co-exists with a diverse system of existing users. The diverse system selectively utilizes various frequencies within a selected range of frequencies. The base station generates a plurality of spread spectrum CDMA data signals using... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175249 - Alternate channel for carrying selected message types: A method for communicating information in a base station is disclosed. A reverse link channel is allocated to be a shared acknowledgement channel for receiving acknowledgement information. Acknowledgement information associated with data payload from a field unit is then received over the shared acknowledgement channel by the base station.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090175248 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving enhanced rach in a mobile communication system: A method for transmitting an enhanced Random Access CHannel (RACH) in a User Equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system is provided, in which the UE transmits an uplink preamble to a Node B and upon receipt of an ACKnowledgment (ACK) for the uplink preamble, transmits an Enhanced Uplink Dedicated... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090175245 - Base station, mobile station, and method of communicating: m
20090175246 - Method of requesting and reporting link quality in an egprs2 system: The link quality reporting method includes measuring link quality for received radio blocks, and if there is a modulation scheme with a largest number of radio blocks, reporting link quality for the modulation scheme, and if there is a plurality of schemes with the same number of radio blocks, reporting... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090175247 - Method of scheduling broadcast messages for transmitting system information: A method for scheduling broadcast messages to transmit system information is disclosed. This method for scheduling broadcast messages having system information classifies a plurality of system information into one or more groups. For example, the system information may be control information for a network entry and initialization of a mobile... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090175253 - Frame format for random access response of wireless communication transmission: A frame format for random access response of wireless communication transmission is provided. The frame format comprises a header segment and a variable length data segment. The header segment includes one or more random access response subheader and 0 to N load control subheader. The variable length data segment including... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090175250 - Method for mobile terminal access to wireless lan based on access point services and service parameters: A wireless LAN provides access to a mobile terminal (MT) utilizing beacon frames to broadcast access point (AP) service specific information. The MT listens to the beacon frames and compares the broadcast service(s) and service parameters to a predetermined service profile stored in the MT. When the services offered by... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090175251 - Multiple wireless local area networks for reliable video streaming: A media center system comprises a first wireless controller operative to communicate with a first set of devices on a first WLAN using a first wireless standard; a first network processor coupled to the first wireless controller and operative to establish wireless communication over a first channel with the first... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20090175254 - Secure integrated mobile internet protocol transit case: A self-contained wireless internet protocol system includes a power supply converter for receiving input power of any type and converting the input power to a system power. A wireless local area network (WLAN) bridge and a wireless wide area network (WWAN) bridge contained within a case receives the system power.... Agent: Calfee Halter & Griswold, LLP
20090175252 - System and method for connecting nodes to a heterogeneous network without using a bridge concept: A wireless station (102) connecting nodes via a wireless network. The wireless station has a programmable physical layer (204) physically connected to communicate with at least one local node (142); and a controller (212) configured to detect at least one remote node (134) over the wireless network and enable communications... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090175255 - Wireless terminal and base station devices for multi-hop communication: A wireless terminal device and a wireless base station device can reduce power consumption required to transmit or receive data in a wireless manner. A frame sent from a wireless LAN terminal station, transfer source, is sent to another wireless LAN terminal station, transfer destination, on a transfer route indicated... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090175256 - Radio communication system and base station employing cdma: A base station controller selects codes corresponding to rate information included in a new starting call message from a mobile station, and further selects codes assignable to the mobile station from the selected codes as candidate codes. Then, the base station controller detects codes which meet both the characteristics of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090175257 - Method and device for dynamically changing preamble duration: A method and device dynamically changes preamble duration of a message. A message is transmitted over a forward channel to a target device, wherein the message includes a preamble of a predetermined time duration. A reverse channel is monitored for a confirmation message from the target device. The transmission of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090175258 - Method and device of generating time-varying preamble sequence and pseudorandom noise (pn) binary sequence in direct sequence spread spectrum (dsss) communications: Embodiments of the disclosure provide methods, apparatus, and articles allowing two nodes to communicate in a slot-based direct sequencing spreading communication system. Both a preamble sequence and a payload data spreading PN sequence are generated from the Time of Day and a given user code. Generated sequences are synchronized between... Agent: NovatechIPLaw
20090175259 - Method for enhancing layer 2 for a high speed packet access uplink: A method for enhancing Layer 2 for High Speed Packet Access uplink. The method includes segmenting a Radio Link Control (RLC) Service Data Unit (SDU) into plurality of Medium Access Control (MAC) i/is Packet Data Units (PDUs), a size of which is limited to a Maximum RLC PDU Size (MRPS)... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090175261 - Method and apparatus for generating preamble of data packet: Provided are a method and apparatus for generating a preamble of a data packet. The method includes operations of generating a first field, a second field, and a third field; generating a synchronization sequence for synchronization between a data packet transmitter and a data packet receiver, generating a channel estimation... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090175260 - Method of communicating data in communication systems: There is elucidated a method of communicating data packets (210; 520) within a data communication network (10). The network (10) comprises communication nodes (30a, 30b, 30c, 40), wherein a first nodal set (30a, 30b, 30c) comprises nodes which are operable to communicate via a communication medium with a second nodal... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090175266 - method of taking account of quality of service between distinct ip telephony domains, and a corresponding location server and computer program: A method for propagating at least one route for at least one digital stream between a first location server of a first IP telephony domain and a second location server of a second IP telephony domain. The first location server belongs to a first autonomous system and the second location... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090175263 - Apparatus, and associated method, for informing dedicated mode connected mobile station of packet service capabilities in a coverage area: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for identifying to a circuit-switch-connected mobile station with an indication of packet-service capabilities available to a mobile station. A message generator at the network generates a message that includes an indication of the network-entity capabilities with respect to packet communications. A field of the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090175265 - Message routing in the ip multimedia subsystem: A method of routing a SIP message within an IP Multimedia Subsystem, where the message originates at an IMS/SIP client attached to a visited network and contains as its destination address a TEL URI including a telephone number. The method comprises, at the IMS/SIP client, specifying that the telephone number... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090175267 - Method of propagating ip connectivity information between distinct ip telephony domains, and a corresponding location server and computer program: A method is provided for propagating at least one route for at least one digital stream between a first location server of a first IP telephony domain and a second location server of a second IP telephony domain, the first location server belonging to an autonomous system, and the route... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090175268 - Method, device and system for communication: A communication system adapted to be connected to a calling device through the Internet includes a proxy device and a plurality of communication devices. The proxy device receives messages sent from the calling device through the Internet. Each of the communication devices has specific media processing capability, and receives the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090175270 - Telephone recording and storing arbitrary keystrokes sequence with replay with a single stroke: A telephone is described that allows any arbitrary combination of key strokes, including numerical keys, extension keys, as well as function keys such as TRANSFER, CONFERENCE, etc., to be programmed such that the entire sequence of key strokes can be recalled with the touch of a single button. The phone... Agent: 3com Corporation
20090175264 - User interface: A method of initiating a communication event via a communication system at a communication device comprising storing a plurality of memory items, wherein each memory item is associated with a user of the communication system; selecting a first set of memory items from said plurality of memory items in accordance... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090175269 - Voice relaying apparatus and voice relaying method: A voice relaying apparatus includes a receiving section for receiving a cell from an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network, a plurality of cell assembling/disassembling units for assembling and disassembling the cells, and a transmitting section for transmitting the cells assembled by each of the plurality of cell assembling/disassembling units. Each... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090175262 - Voip with internet access: Systems and methods allow an analog phone line to concurrently carry both non-packetized data from a telephone handset and packetized data from a computer to a common network access number. An access device is provided to connect the handset and the computer to a common phone line, which provides both... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20090175271 - Transmitting a synchronizing signal in a packet network: s
20090175272 - Adaptive algorithm for reducing channel zapping time in multicast media: A method and system for reducing channel changing time in multicast media, that can include the steps of receiving at least one of a plurality of available channels from a service provider at a residential gateway through a network, ranking the popularity of at least one of the available channels... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090175273 - Method for establishing a muticast lsp, system for transmitting multicast data: The embodiment of the present invention discloses a method for establishing a multicast LSP and a system for transmitting multicast data. The method includes: a MSA node learns and stores multicast stream information; the egress edge node in the MPLS domain obtains the multicast stream information sent by the MSA... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090175274 - Transmission of layer two (l2) multicast traffic over multi-protocol label switching networks: Principles of the invention relate to techniques for transmission of Layer 2 (L2) traffic over a point to multi-point (P2MP) label switched path (LSP) within a multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network. A source or ingress network device may implement the techniques to connect multiple L2 interfaces to a P2MP LSP... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P.a
20090175275 - Flexible network processor scheduler and data flow: A network processor dataflow chip and method for flexible dataflow are provided. The dataflow chip comprises a plurality of on-chip data transmission and scheduling circuit structures. The data transmission and scheduling circuit structures are selected responsive to indicators. Data transmission circuit structures may comprise selectable frame processing and data transmission... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20090175276 - Packet forwarding apparatus with function of limiting the number of user terminals to be connected to isp: A packet forwarding apparatus for connecting a plurality of user terminals to an ISP management server has a management table indicating the relationship between a connection port identifier and specific header information in association with the MAC address of each of the user terminals so that, in a communication protocol... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090175278 - Efficient transport of tdm services over packet networks: A method for data communications includes receiving a time-division-multiplexed (TDM) input signal carrying a payload comprising data and determining whether the data comprise synchronous or non-synchronous data. A first encapsulation scheme is selected if the data comprise synchronous data, and a second encapsulation scheme is selected if the data comprise... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090175277 - System and method for eliminating malformed packets in a multimedia-content digital transport stream: A multimedia-source system comprises a reconstruction block for counting the units of an incoming digital packet intended to comply with a digital transport stream standard, the digital transport stream standard requiring fixed-length digital packets with each digital packet containing a standard number of units, to determine at least if the... Agent: Henneman & Associates, PLC
20090175279 - Method and device for providing qos control capability for a presence server and system thereof: A method and device for QoS control for presence servers and a presence system supporting QoS control. The method for providing QoS capability for a presence server includes the steps of: receiving SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) messages; classifying said SIP messages based on a QoS policy; and delivering the classified... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20090175280 - Automatic packet protection forwarding to an mpls network by a dual-homed ethernet bridge: A method and a system for forwarding Ethernet packets by an Ethernet bridge (EB1) in an Ethernet Layer 2 VPN network; said method being characterized in that it comprises the steps of: by the L2VPN module (VxI) of the ingress LER (ML1), notifying the first Ethernet bridge (EB1) about the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090175283 - Advanced single-chip usb-to-ethernet controller with a dual-phy mode capacity for ethernet phy or usb-to-rev-mii bridging: This invention relates to a single-chip USB-to-Ethernet controller that can operate either as a standalone USB-to-Ethernet controller integrated circuit chip in one mode, or the Ethernet PHY or the USB-to-Rev-MII Bridging chip in another mode, namely Dual-PHY mode, to interface with an external Network Microcontroller's Ethernet MAC for providing Ethernet... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20090175284 - Gateway unit: The invention is to solve the problem in that mutual communication between an IPv6-capable device and an IPv4-capable device has not been carried out in a system wherein the IPv6-capable device and the IPv4-capable device are mixed. An entry of a live list is retrieved when SM Device Annunciation is... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090175281 - Switch device, switching method and switch control program: A switch device is composed of a switch portion 1-1, input side port mapping blocks 1-4-1 to 1-4-P, output side port mapping blocks 1-5-1 to 1-5-P, and a virtualization controller (central controller) 1-0 so that the switch device can be logically divided into a plurality of switches each having a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090175282 - Using a transmission control protocol (tcp) channel to save power for virtual private networks (vpns) that use user datagram protocol (udp): Provided is a method for maintaining a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection between a mobile device and a server over a wireless network in a manner that conserves the power supply of the mobile device and is suitable for connections that employ server-initiated traffic. After a successful login to a... Agent: Greg Goshorn, P.C.
20090175285 - Selecting a data path: A method for selecting a data path includes identifying a plurality of available data paths between a router device and a wide area network. Link status information for the available data paths are obtained. Selection rules are processed with the obtained link status information, and one of the plurality of... Agent: Zarian Midgley & Johnson PLLC
20090175286 - Switching method: A method of switching data packets between an input and a plurality of outputs of a switching device. The switching device comprises a memory arranged to store a plurality of data structures, each data structure being associated with one of said outputs. The method comprises receiving a first data packet... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20090175287 - Packet switch: A virtual output queuing controlling device in an input buffering switch with a virtual output queuing technique includes a specialized class for CBR traffic, and a connection request generation section that makes a connection request for a switch scheduler, which can execute a three-step priority control. The connection request generation... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090175289 - Multi-rate, multi-protocol, multi-port line interface for a multiservice switching platform: Methods and apparatus for enabling a line card to support multiple ports, multiple rates, and multiple protocols within an optical network system are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a line card that is suitable for incorporation into one of a multi-slot broadband digital cross-connect system or... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090175288 - System for setting router identifier in network supporting at least one protocol and method of controlling the same: A system for setting a router identifier in a network supporting at least one protocol. The system includes an interface storage storing information about at least one port and its Internet protocol address, a router identifier storage storing information about a reference router identifier, an interface manager referring to the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090175290 - Flexray communications module, flexray communications controller, and method for transmitting messages between a flexray communications link and a flexray participant: A FlexRay communications module for coupling a FlexRay communications link, over which messages are transmitted, to a participant, which is assigned via a participant interface to the FlexRay communications module. To provide a FlexRay communications module which will optimally support the communication processes in a FlexRay network, the FlexRay communications... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090175291 - Method, system, integrated circuit, communication module, and computer-readable medium for achieving resource sharing including space and time reuse within a power line communication system: A communication system includes communication protocols that allow a single network or multiple neighboring networks to increase resource sharing and reduce mutual interference and increase their overall throughput. Various protocols apply to homogenous networks in which all power line communication (PLC) devices of multiple networks are interoperable with respect to... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090175293 - Method and system for transmitting messages over a forward link signaling channel: A method and system for transmitting messages over an F-SCCH in wireless communication field are disclosed. The method includes the following steps: acquiring a transmission type according to a negotiation between a terminal and a network during a link initialization; configuring a bit number occupied by a message type of... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090175292 - Method for transmitting and receiving random access request and transmitting and receiving random access response: A base station transmits a random access response in response to a random access request (random access preamble) of a user equipment. The random access response includes information about a time when the random access request is transmitted and sequence number information of the random access request (random access preamble).... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090175294 - Methods and apparatus to provide a virtual network interface: Methods and apparatus to provide a virtual network interface. In an aspect, a method includes receiving a request to access content on a Non-IP network, wherein the request comprises an IP address and a quality of service (QoS) profile associated with the content, mapping the IP address and the QoS... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090175295 - Communication terminal apparatus and signal receiving method: A communication terminal apparatus receives a management signal at a bit rate A and a data signal at a bit rate B (B>A) through the same line, and includes a band limiting unit, a signal regenerating unit, a timing controlling unit, and a data signal obtaining unit. The band limiting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090175296 - Extensible system and method to bridge sip and upnp devices: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus for bridging session initiation protocol and universal plug and play devices. One embodiment of the invention specifies a method that enables legacy session initiation protocol and universal plug and play devices to communicate with each other (i.e., to access services),... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090175297 - Method and apparatus of transmitting preferred control channel cycle attribute in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for transmitting Preferred Control Channel Cycle Attributes in a wireless communication system comprising generating a 8 bit Length field, a 8 bit AttributeID field, a 1 bit PreferredControlChannelCycleEnabled field, a 0 or 15 bits PreferredControlChannelCycle field, a 1 bit PreferredQuickPageEnabled field, a 0 or 15 bits... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090175298 - Rate matching method in mobile communication system: A rate matching method is provided for a mobile communication system that performs an adjustment to a code rate based on an optimal level by puncturing or repetition to respective bit streams of transport channels. The rate matching method is preferably applicable to uplink and downlink rate matching for channel... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090175299 - Signal detection device and signal detection method: A correlation unit (32) sequentially obtains correlation values between a baseband signal and a reference signal and outputs the obtained reference signal to a section division unit (33). The output of the correlation unit (32) is divided into symbol time periods by the section division unit (33). A section position... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090175300 - Signal separating circuit, signal separating method, signal multiplexing circuit and signal multiplexing method: When a data signal of a first channel is an RZ signal having a pulse period T1 and a logic “1” pulse width m, a data signal of a second channel is an RZ signal having a pulse period T2 and a logic “1” pulse width n and the relation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C07/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing
20090168641 - Method and circuit for frequency offset estimation in frequency domain in the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing baseband receiver for ieee 802.11a/g wireless lan standard: A method for frequency offset estimation in frequency domain is provided. The method comprises the following steps. First, a phase angle of a signal field of the input signal after processed by Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) and channel equalization is calculated. A frequency offset error originated from at least one... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090168642 - Telephone system, and node device and rerouting method for the system: According to one embodiment of the invention, there is provided a telephone system comprises nodes connected to a first network of a packet exchange type and a second network of a volume-based charging type. The nodes mutually form a communication route. The system comprises terminal devices each connected to any... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090168643 - Method and apparatus for transparent auto-recovery in chain and ring networks: The invention described herein provides a system and method for fault isolation and auto-recovery in chained loop or ring networking systems (103). According to aspects of the method and the associated path-selection algorithms described, fault isolation and auto-recovery operations can be handled locally on each node on a loop and... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (b&w)
20090168645 - Automated network congestion and trouble locator and corrector: A method (300) and apparatus (200) are provided which automatically detects and locates network congestion and trouble in a network (102). Event notification(s) are generated (304) which alert the network to congestion or problems. Network flow information (312) and previously determined topology mapping information (302) is processed to identify the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090168644 - Maintaining communication continuity: A plurality of communication channels are monitored to detect a failed communication channel. In response to detecting the failed communication channel, failover instructions are generated concerning an alternative communication channel. The failover instructions are provided to one or more client electronic devices.... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090168646 - Method, apparatus and system for avoiding loop in ethernet ring: A method for avoiding loop in an Ethernet ring includes, preventing, by transmit nodes constituting a ring, themselves from using the data frame transmission capabilities of ports on a link affected by a failure, when the ring failure has been detected by a transmit node constituting a ring; obtaining, by... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090168647 - Interworking an ethernet ring network and an ethernet network with traffic engineered trunks: Interworking an Ethernet Ring network with an Ethernet network with traffic engineered trunks (PBT network) enables traffic engineered trunks to be dual homed to the Ethernet ring network to enable for protection switching between active and backup trunk paths in the PBT network. In one embodiment, the active path will... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090168648 - Method and system for annotating network flow information: A scalable flow monitoring solution takes in standard flow records exported from network devices such as routers, switches, firewalls, hubs, etc., and annotates the flow with additional information. This information is derived from a number of sources, including Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), user configuration, and... Agent: Houston Eliseeva
20090168649 - Methods and system for efficient data transfer over hybrid fiber coax infrastructure: The invention is directed to a method for providing client-server data transfer over a Hybrid Fiber Coax network, comprising interfacing, at a client, a channel, wherein the channel is one of a video channel and a DOCSIS channel, intercepting a content request made from an end-user computing device, notifying a... Agent: Stevens Law Group
20090168651 - Managing network traffic flow: A method for managing network traffic flow is provided. The method includes receiving network traffic content, storing at least a portion of the network traffic content to a memory, sending a copy of the network traffic content to a processor, which determines whether the network traffic content contains content desired... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090168650 - Techniques to control wireless personal area networks: Techniques to control wireless personal area networks are described. An apparatus may include a radio coordinator module operative to receive a transmit data flow having media information and control information, and switch the media information to a media flow path and the control information to a control flow path, a... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20090168653 - Method and apparatus for mesh routing: Method and apparatus for optimizing mesh routing for stability and system lifetime maximization in networks, for example in wireless networks. A routing module may be instantiated in nodes on the network. The routing module may implement a link quality and node health aware routing protocol on the network that considers... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20090168652 - System and method for auditing route parameters in a network: A system includes a collector module configured to collect route parameters from a selected node of a plurality of nodes in the network, wherein the route parameters from the selected node are indicative of a first route to a destination address and a second route to the destination address; and... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20090168654 - Snooping in sas expander networks: Snooping in SAS expander networks is disclosed. Ports in a SAS expander may include snoop circuitry and a snoop tap which allows snoop data to be diverted for snooping prior to any significant transformation of the traffic by the regular port logic. Furthermore, the snoop circuitry can receive OOB signaling... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090168655 - Delay time measuring method and system of echo request/response in network, and station and program used in the same system: There is provided a unit capable of performing calculation of delay time between a measuring station and a station to be measured by using an echo request/response frame in any block and at any time in a manner being independent from time-synchronization. To a payload portion of an OAM (Operations,... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090168656 - Pvc switching control method for atm communication network: The invention provides a PVC switching control method for an ATM communication network which allows high speed changeover of a connection upon occurrence of/release from a trouble and is superior in reliability and maintenance facility and simple in control. A master PVC connection and an OAM connection are set between... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090168657 - System and method for validating packet classification: A system and method for validating packet classification within an input/output device or component. Based on a target DMA engine within the device, and a protocol path for testing the DMA engine, sets of packet attributes are generated and used to format packets for input to the device. The output... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090168658 - Method and system of testing video access devices: A test controller operable to test a video access device can include a first port coupled to particular test equipment and a second port coupled to video access devices. Each video access device can include a wideband link and a test port. The particular test equipment and each of the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090168659 - Director device and methods thereof: A director device arrangement for enabling a plurality of monitoring functions to be performed on data traffic traversing through a network is provided. The arrangement includes a set of network ports for receiving data traffic and outputting the data traffic. The arrangement further includes a set of switch chips, which... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090168662 - Mobile communication system, mobile station device, base station device, and mobile communication method: A mobile communication system of the present invention generates a gap section based on a channel quality indication, and determines the timing or the frequency of generating the gap section based on a given parameter between the base station device and the mobile station device.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090168661 - Visual metering and response to maintain voice quality in a voice over internet protocol call: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for managing a voice over Internet Protocol call. A selected set of resources associated with a quality of the voice over Internet Protocol call in a data processing system is monitored during the voice over Internet Protocol call. A determination... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090168660 - Zero rating in wireless prepaid communications network: This disclosure relates to methods and systems for monitoring network usage according to predetermined rules and calculating user charges based on the network usage. The described technique includes receiving a data packet, extracting parameters from the data packet and determining whether the extracted parameters match at least one rule in... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090168668 - Device managing apparatus and program thereof: A device managing apparatus that can easily communicate under a proper communication configuration, through a network may be provided. A managing apparatus is provided with a storage and a controller (management program). The storage stores multiple different communication configurations. The controller controls the communication with the device. The controller carries... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20090168666 - Implementation of vpns over a link state protocol controlled ethernet network: Nodes on a link state protocol controlled Ethernet network implement a link state routing protocol such as IS-IS. Nodes assign an IP address or I-SID value per VRF and then advertise the IP addresses or I-SID values in IS-IS LSAs. When a packet is to be forwarded on the VPN,... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090168665 - Method and system for network migration scheduling: A method of transforming an ordered list of nodes of a network into one of a plurality of elite ordered lists, the ordered list corresponding to a deloading sequence, the deloading sequence including a temporary capacity requirement, each of the elite ordered lists corresponding to an elite deloading sequence including... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Fkm
20090168669 - Method for distributing network resources and user equipment thereof: A method for distributing network resource is disclosed. The method includes transmitting a service request to a network for requesting that a connection be established between the network and a user equipment, determining whether the network is in a resource limited status, and controlling a time interval for transmitting another... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090168664 - Performance of ecmp path tracing in an mpls enabled network: The preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to a network tracing engine for tracing and depicting a topology (i.e. a network configuration) of a network using, for example, a network diagram. The network tracing engine preferably queries/telnets to interfaces of routers associated with one or more source-to-destination paths... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20090168663 - Reducing configuration of oam signalling data: OAM data is automatically configured by each node of an Ethernet network. The OAM data is required to support an OAM signalling session associated with a connection for carrying data traffic between nodes. The OAM data can be derived from data already associated with all endpoints of the connection. The... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20090168667 - Time based access provisioning system and process: A method and apparatus is provided for the time-based provisioning of wireless devices. A network access point monitors operation of wireless devices within a service region. When provisioning logic is activated at the network access point, the access point determines if the tracked parameter (such as power on or the... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20090168670 - Wireless sensor network and method for configuration thereof: A wireless sensor network and a method for configuration thereof are includes a plurality of sensor nodes and a sink node. The network configuration method includes collecting location information about the sensor nodes by the sink node, setting the sensor nodes, which have sensing regions include a transmitting region of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090168671 - Interworking an ethernet ring network with a spanning tree controlled ethernet network: To enable an Ethernet ring to be dual homed into a spanning tree protocol controlled Ethernet network, spanning tree control packets (Bridged Protocol Data Units or BPDUs) are transported as data frames over the Ethernet ring. This allows the Ethernet ring to appear as a single link to the spanning... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090168673 - Method and apparatus for detecting and suppressing echo in packet networks: The invention includes a method and apparatus for detecting and suppressing echo in a packet network. A method according to one embodiment includes extracting voice coding parameters from packets of a reference packet stream, extracting voice coding parameters from packets of a target packet stream, determining whether voice content of... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090168672 - Methods and appratus for signal echo cancellation and transmitter calibration in full duplex systems: A method includes transmitting a first signal over a network from a first communication link to a second communication link. The method further includes receiving a second signal with the first communication link from the second communication link. The method further includes canceling signal echo from the first signal present... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20090168674 - Determining position of a node based on aged position data: Techniques are provided for determining a position of a node. For example, the node receives first position data from a first reference node and second position data from a second reference node. The second position data includes second position measurement information and a precision indicator which indicates accuracy of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090168675 - Method and system for realizing service reallocation: A method and system for realizing service reallocation of core network are provided. The method includes the following steps. A load shunting flag and a shunting proportion corresponding to a core network node are configured in a radio network controller (RNC). When the RNC receives a message of a user... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090168677 - Method of minimizing electric power consumption in wireless sensor network: Disclosed herein is a method of minimizing electric power consumption in a wireless sensor network. In a large-scale transmission power control process, a sender node determines whether a transmission power value for a receiver node is determined. If the transmission power value is not determined, the sender node transmits data... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090168676 - Wireless interface control to reduce power consumption: A wireless mobile unit includes a first wireless interface configured to at least receive communication over a first wireless network. A second wireless interface is configured to provide for bidirectional communication over a second wireless network. An interface control is operative to control activation of the second wireless interface from... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20090168678 - Wireless sensor network and management method for the same: A wireless sensor network and management method for same are disclosed. The wireless sensor network includes a plurality of nodes transitioning between a sleeping state, probing state, and working state. The management method enables the nodes to make a state transition according to sent and received messages.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090168686 - Adaptive broadcast multicast systems in wireless communication networks: A method in a wireless communication network infrastructure entity including broadcasting information on a broadcast channel for receipt by broadcast wireless communication terminals in the wireless communication network, transmitting (210) a report triggering command to the wireless communication terminals, wherein the report triggering command triggers reporting of feedback information for... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090168684 - Broadcast messaging in wireless communication networks: A method for receiving a broadcast message in a wireless communication device is disclosed. The device receives a broadcast message that has associated therewith a unique message grouping identifier and determines whether the unique message grouping identifier of the received message is equal to a unique message grouping identifier of... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090168682 - Host route convergence: In one embodiment, detecting a host device on a port of a forwarder switch in a network, detecting a movement of the host device from a first forwarder switch to a second forwarder switch, and multicast broadcasting an updated device information for the host device to a convergence group switches... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20090168685 - Internet protocol radio dispatch system and method: A method and system for dispatching calls using a packet network is disclosed. The use of distributed call management modules, enables various communication systems, such as RF and PSTN systems, to communicate with each other over the IP network. Audio devices from the various communication systems are each assigned an... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090168681 - Mechanism for wireless multicast: In an example embodiment, a system in which multi-destination packets are sent either as multicast packets or replicated and sent as unicast packets to each member of a multicast group. Determining whether to send multicast packets or replicated unicast packets can be based on which technique achieves higher throughput and/or... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090168679 - Method and device for providing programs to multiple end user devices: A scheme for providing programs to multiple end user devices. Two types of media streams that convey a first group of programs are provided to multiple end user devices via an edge device. The two types of programs include a unicast media stream and a multicast media stream. When a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090168683 - Method and system for transmitting content to a plurality of users of a mobile communication network: A scheme substantially similar to that used in HSDPA (in which a downlink channel is provided for data transmission, and at least one associated control channel is provided for transmission of control information including information related to availability of a portion of the transmitted data for the current UE on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090168680 - Multiple multicast data stream delivery in a communication network: Multiple multicast data stream delivery in a communication network includes a first step (700) of providing a proxy agent for a mobile node. A next step (702) includes determining a multicast group the mobile node intends to join. A next step (704) includes receiving feedback about radio link characteristics of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090168688 - Relay station operated according to qos level of service packet and method of operating relay station: A relay station, including a delay information storage unit to store remaining delay information generated in a path from a target relay node to a destination node; an order determination unit to determine an order of processing service packets with a plurality of quality of service (QoS) levels using the... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090168687 - Techniques for optimal location and configuration of infrastructure relay nodes in wireless networks: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising optimizing the location and configuration of relay stations in a wireless network that includes at least one base station and at least one relay station by taking into account at least one or more of the following: the distinct antenna... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090168690 - Wireless communication apparatus for selecting suitable transfer route on wireless network: A wireless communication apparatus prepared in each of wireless terminals configuring a wireless network adapted to transmit and receive a data signal and terminal information to and from peripheral wireless terminals of a subject wireless terminal; to manage the terminal information received from the peripheral wireless terminals; to determine a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090168689 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and program: A wireless communication system is provided that includes a first wireless communication device, a second wireless communication device, and a base station. The first and second wireless communication devices perform one of indirect communication via the base station and direct communication not passing via the base station. The first wireless... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090168691 - Method and system for generating digital video broadcast (dvb) transport stream from direct satellite system (dss) transport stream: Aspects of the method and system for converting a DSS transport stream to a DVB transport stream include encapsulating at least a prefix portion and a payload portion of a DSS transport packet into at least a header portion and a payload portion of a DVB transport packet. At least... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090168694 - Breakout connection apparatus, system, and method: A system includes a local mobile network and user equipment, where the user equipment is configured to detect a local network identity of a local mobile network, determine whether a selected condition involving the local network identity is satisfied, and indicate whether a breakout connection is appropriate based on whether... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090168695 - Defining a boundary for wireless network using physical access control systems: A system and method for defining a boundary within a wireless coverage area using a physical access control system (PACS) and limiting access to the wireless network to devices located within the boundary area is provided. The system includes a PACS for controlling access to a secured area defined by... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090168698 - Method and apparatus for simultaneous location privacy and route optimization for communication sessions: The invention relates to a method for routing packets in a system of packet-switched networks comprising a plurality of home agents, at least one mobile node and at least one correspondent node, the mobile node having at least a first home address and communicating with the correspondent node over a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090168696 - Method and arrangement for establishing a communication session for multimedia: A method and arrangement for establishing a packet-switched multimedia session for a mobile terminal (A) in communication with another party (B), wherein a primary PDP (Packet Data Protocol) context has been activated in a mobile network for the mobile terminal. Information on the forthcoming session is received which has been... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090168699 - Method for establishing a network connection and network device thereof: A method for establishing a network connection includes storing access point identifier information and connection information corresponding to the access point identifier information, establishing a network connection to a target access point, acquiring target identifier information of the target access point, determining whether the target identifier information conforms to the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090168697 - Method for the interception of gtp-c messages: Disclosed is a species of control-message intercept method which includes a passive monitoring approach whereby the relevant control packets are inspected for the purpose of providing additional information for the purpose of facilitating the operation of some primary or ‘master’ Internet Protocol (IP) charging/rating middleware platform/gateway system (intended to equip... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090168702 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing a virtual posting service: Methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing virtual posting services. Methods include receiving content from a communications device located in a geographic proximity that is serviced by an access node, storing the content in a storage device that is in communication with the access node, and tracking an amount... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing
20090168701 - Multi-access terminal with capability for simultaneous connectivity to multiple communication channels: An apparatus is disclosed for permitting a mobile terminal having multiple, heterogeneous network connections (e.g., multiple wired or wireless transceivers of various types) to set up and maintain virtual connections over multiple networks to either the same or to multiple destinations. The mobile terminal can “load-share” traffic, i.e., it can... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090168692 - Packet radio communications system: A packet radio communications system communicates internet packets to and/or from mobile user equipment. The system comprises a core network comprising a plurality of packet data networks, each including network communications elements operable to communicate internet packets using an internet protocol transport plane, and a common gateway support node. The... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090168700 - System and method for avoiding stall using timer for high-speed downlink packet access system: At least one timer is used to prevent a stall condition. If a timer is not active, the timer is started for a data block that is correctly received. The data block has a sequence number higher than a sequence number of another data block that was first expected to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090168693 - Techniques for the operation of multiple classes of devices in a wireless personal area network: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising communicating and coexisting in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) by a at least one device operating as an advanced device (AD) and at least one device operating as a simple device (SD) by using the at least one AD... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090168703 - Apparatus and method for admitting new devices in a self-healing, self-organizing mesh network: Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for admitting new devices in a self-healing, self-organizing mesh network. An example embodiment is configured to listen on a dynamically-determined frequency for the network management message; to send jamming messages to neighbor nodes in the wireless mesh network, if the network management message... Agent: Bradley P. Heisler Heisler & Associates
20090168710 - Logical protocol architecture for wireless metropolitan area networks: In one aspect, a new radio protocol architecture is proposed. The proposed architecture is applicable to wireless networks such as a wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN). In the new architecture, there is a clear-cut separation of control, management, and data planes. New control service access points (SAP) are introduced to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090168713 - Method and system for coordinating wireless communication of different waveforms in the same frequency band: A method and system for coordinating wireless communication of different waveforms in the same frequency band, is provided, the network including multiple wireless stations of different types operating at the same wireless frequency band but at different waveform formats. Channel bandwidth is allocated by scanning all available channels in the... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20090168706 - Method for channel assignment in multi-radio wireless mesh networks and corresponding network node: A wireless mesh network connecting multiple wireless LAN networks (106, 107, 108) and a backbone (109). The mesh nodes (101, 102, . . . ) execute a method for channel assignment to use on a link (110) between an initiating node (101 and a participating node (102). The initiating node... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090168705 - Method for controlling signal power level to control contention beween mobile terminals, and signal power level controller in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system: The present invention relates to a device for controlling a power level to control contention between mobile terminals in an uplink contention period in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing access (OFDMA) system, and a method thereof. In the method, cell broadcasting information broadcasted from the base station is received by... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090168716 - Method for resource partitioning with predefined pattern and adaptive resource partitioning method: An adaptive resource partitioning method includes: selecting a predefined pattern-based partitioning method or an informed map-based partitioning method according to the number of channels used for resource allocation, data characteristics, and a channel environment variation, if the predefined pattern scheme is selected, selecting any of predefined patterns, partitioning distributed and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090168704 - Method of transmitting control information for scheduling: A method of transmitting control information for scheduling is disclosed, by which scheduling information can be efficiently transmitted to a Node B. The present invention comprises the steps of filling a first data unit with at least one second data unit transmitted from an upper layer, and providing the first... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090168714 - Radio communication apparatus and control method for radio communication system: A control method for a radio communication system, wherein a first apparatus transmits a radio signal used to select a radio resource to a second apparatus and when the second apparatus receives a radio signal for requesting allocation of a radio resource from the first apparatus, the second apparatus selects... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090168707 - Radio communication device, band setting system: An object of the present invention is to provide a wireless communication device that can receive a content by securing a band as much as possible, if a predetermined band is required to be secured when the content is received by wire. The wireless communication device judges whether or not... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090168711 - Radio communication system, radio transmission apparatus, and retransmission method: Provided is a retransmission method capable of improving reception quality in retransmission control. In this method, for the first transmission, LRB (Localized Resource Block) method is selected as a resource allocation method according to the CQI fed back from the mobile station. A frequency resource having the best reception quality... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090168712 - Rapid search for optimal wireless network configuration: A search algorithm to find a globally optimal radio plan for a wireless network, including assignments of frequency and transmission power to multiple access points. Two different evaluation metrics are used in order to provide an optimal solution in a reasonable time period. Frequency searches are performed using a special... Agent: Cindy S. Kaplan
20090168709 - System and method for one-phase access in a communication system: An apparatus in accordance with a system and method for one-phase access in a communication system. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a processor configured to create a packet channel request message enabling one-phase access including an indication of a latency reduction capability thereof. The apparatus also includes a transceiver... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090168715 - System and method for uplink resource reuse: A system and method are disclosed that allows for uplink resource reuse. A user device is provided an uplink resource for a first data type. If the user device does not have enough data of the first data type to fill the granted uplink resource, the user device fills the... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090168708 - Techniques for maintaining quality of service for connections in wireless communication systems: A technique for operating a wireless communication device includes assigning re-transmission identifiers, such as hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) channel identifications, automatic repeat request (ARQ) channel identifications, and ARQ Identifier Sequence Numbers, to at least a first re-transmission identifier group and a second re-transmission identifier group, wherein each re-transmission identifier... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090168717 - Wireless local area network radio resource management admission control: In a method for controlling channel access in wireless communications, an admitted time value is calculated for each access category in a station. The admitted time value is a maximum amount of medium time the station can use in a time period. A used time value is calculated for each... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168718 - Configuration for cqi reporting in lte: A method and apparatus for receiving and processing channel quality index (CQI) reporting. A wireless transmit receive unit is configured to receive CQI configuration information and transmit a CQI report based on the CQI configuration information.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168725 - Communication handover management: As a communication is engaged upon a mobile device, data can be relayed through a base station. Determining which base station the mobile device should use can be based upon location and velocity of the mobile device. Other factors can be taken into account in determining a base station, such... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090168722 - Handover procedure: Various example embodiments are disclosed. One example embodiment may include determining, by a serving base station in a wireless network, to hand a mobile station over to a target base station. This example may further include receiving a base station-to-base station handover message from the target base station, the base... Agent: Brake Huges Bellermann LLP C/o Intellevate
20090168719 - Method and apparatus for adding editable information to records associated with a transceiver device: Methods and apparatus for adding static information to records generated by an access point are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a wireless transceiver device that interfaces with a roaming device includes computer code for causing input information to be accepted from an external source, and a... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090168723 - Method and apparatus for handling out-of-order packets during handover in a wireless communication system: Techniques for sending packets and maintaining synchronization during handover is described. A user equipment (UE) may be handed over from a source base station to a target base station. The source base station may forward packets for the UE to the target base station, which may receive the packets out... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090168720 - Mobile node, a method or handover and a computer program: A mobile node comprising a handover engine configured to control the handover of the mobile node from one access node to another access node, said handover engine being arranged to provide TCP window size information to a TCP endpoint node, to which the mobile node is connected via a connection,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090168721 - Telecommunications system and method: A telecommunications system is arranged to provide a mobile communications session to a mobile node using an internet protocol. The telecommunications system includes a home packet data network operable to communicate internet packets to and from the mobile node to provide the communications session, when the mobile node is affiliated... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090168724 - User apparatus, base station and method for use in mobile communication system: A user apparatus includes a handover request signal transmission unit configured to transmit a request signal to a source base station for handover to a target base station, a handover command reception unit configured to receive a handover command from the source base station, a PDCP reordering function execution unit... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090168726 - Enhanced configuration and handoff scheme for femto systems: The enhanced configuration and handoff scheme leverages the configuration of the Femto system, the Femto access network conditions and the mobile device conditions to facilitate an attractive user-experience. In an embodiment the invention is based on the use of the access network conditions, IP (Internet Protocol) multimedia service QoS constraints,... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090168728 - Method and apparatus for cell reselection: A method and wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed that is configured to perform cell reselection to another cell when the WTRU is in a CELL_FACH state using an Enhanced-Dedicated Channel (E-DCH). The cell reselection is based on internal measurements by the WTRU. Alternatively, the cell reselection can be... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168727 - Methods and apparatus for selecting or reselecting a home node-b (closed subscriber group (csg) cell) among cells having colliding physical layer signals: A method and apparatus for selecting or reselecting a home Node-B (HNB), (i.e., a closed subscriber group (CSG) cell), among cells having colliding physical layer signals are disclosed. Once the identity (ID) of an HNB is determined, measurements needed to support cell selection or reselection are performed. A broadcast channel... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168729 - Method for controlling data transmission: A method for controlling data transmission comprising following steps of: obtaining transmission delays and time differences between a RNC and respective base stations by the RNC; configuring cells and a common channel for data transmitting by the RNC; controlling a start time of data transmission of each cells by the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090168731 - Method and apparatus for handling interactions between measurement gap, automated repeat request, discontinuous reception and discontinuous transmission in wireless communications: A method and apparatus for handling interactions between measurement gap, automated repeat request, discontinuous reception and discontinuous transmission in wireless communications are disclosed. The method and apparatus are for real-time data and non-real time data in both an uplink and a downlink.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168730 - Pilot signal allocation method and apparatus: A pilot (or reference) transmission scheme is utilized where different transmitters are assigned pilot sequences with possibly different cyclic time shifts and different base pilot sequences. A pilot signal is transmitted concurrently by the transmitters in a plurality of pilot blocks, and a receiver processes the plurality of received pilot... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090168732 - Method and apparatus for allocating channel resources in a wireless communication system: Disclosed is a method for dynamically allocating channel resources in a wireless communication system. A request for a channel resource by a new talkgroup call is received. Whether the new talkgroup call is associated to an associated communication based upon an operational relationship of the new talkgroup call to the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090168734 - Broadband wireless access apparatus and frequency interference avoiding method thereof: A broadband wireless access apparatus that can be separated to improve its portability and mobility and its frequency interference avoiding method are disclosed. The broadband wireless access device includes: a main body unit having a power and multi-network management function; an antenna cradle rotatably combined with the main body unit;... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090168735 - Station, setting information managing device, wireless communication system, setting information obtaining method, computer-readable medium: In a wireless communication system including a setting information managing device for managing setting information required for wireless communication, an access point, and a base station belonging to the access point for conducting wireless communication, the station belongs to the access point using connecting information for wireless connection to a... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090168737 - Transmission using a plurality of protocols: Included are embodiments for communicating data using a plurality of formats. At least one embodiment of a method includes transmitting a plurality of first format data frames with a predetermined time period between transmitted first format data frames and determining a duration of the time period between the transmitted first... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20090168733 - Wireless access points: A floor chamber (11) for use in building construction includes a cavity (13) and a movable lid (14) supporting one or more electronic components (17) and/or an aerial (19) whereby to define at least part of an access point in or on the floor chamber. An in-use upper side of... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP
20090168736 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and program: A wireless communication system is provided that includes a first wireless communication device, a second wireless communication device, and a base station that relays wireless communication between the first and second wireless communication devices. The first wireless communication device is capable of direct communication with another wireless communication device, and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090168738 - Channel width switching in multiple obss systems: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a device is capable of operating at a first bandwidth or a second bandwidth, and further capable of operating using a communication method intolerant to operation at the first bandwidth. If operation using a communication method intolerant to operation at the first... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20090168740 - Method for coding and transmitting transport format combination indicator: A method and matrixes for transmitting an transport format combination indicator is disclosed. The matrixes according to the invention comprising five column vectors of 32 elements of binary code derived from OVSF codes which are to be multiplied to the lower bits of a TFCI and one column vector of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090168741 - Wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus comprises a selection module to select an application from applications to be run on the apparatus, a movement information generation module to generate movement information indicating positional change of the apparatus by detecting a position of the apparatus, a target selection module to select a counterpart... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090168742 - Method for controlling the timing of wireless communications involving telematics-equipped vehicles: A timing control method for use with wireless communications involving telematics-equipped vehicles. The timing control method generally determines a temporally-distributed sequence of message response times for a group of telematics-equipped vehicles, and then includes these different response times in wireless messages that are sent to the vehicles. In reply, the... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.
20090168743 - Gsm mobile terminal and noise suppression method for the same: A TDMA mobile terminal and noise suppression method for the same are provided. The mobile terminal includes a storage unit for storing a gain control table. The gain control table contains gain control values used for controlling gains of at least one of an outgoing audio signal and an incoming... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090168744 - Mobile data communication method and system using improved medium access control protocol: A data communication method and system for a mobile communication network includes an improved medium access control mechanism for improving QoS and power efficiency of network components while maintaining channelization effects. A data communication method for a wireless communication network includes a coordinator and at least one network node according... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090168746 - Increase effective beacon capacity: According to an embodiment of the invention, systems and methods are provided to allow wireless network devices to transmit more data than the maximum length beacon during a beacon period. In some embodiments, the method includes transmitting an original beacon, determining if a beacon slot is available, selecting the available... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20090168750 - Method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in cell_fach and idle mode: A method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in CELL_FACH state and idle mode are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) transmits a random access channel (RACH) preamble and receives an acquisition indicator acknowledging the RACH preamble via an acquisition indicator channel (AICH) and an index to... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090168751 - Method to prevent hyper frame number de-synchronization in a wireless communication system: A method for HFN synchronization in a wireless communication system. The method includes toggling an RSN bit value in RESET PDU, after single sided re-establishment of RLC entity. A RESET PDU with the toggled RSN bit value is transmitted to a receiver. The HFN value then updated according to a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090168748 - Mobile station, base station, inter-user uplink synchronization method: A base station determines transmission intervals at which a mobile station transmits a channel to be used to maintain synchronization and a radio resource that is to transmit the channel to be used to maintain synchronization, in accordance with information indicating a state of the mobile station transmitted from the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090168745 - Synchronization channel (preamble) structure for mobile worldwide interoperability for microwave access (wimax) systems: Various embodiments are directed to a synchronization channel or preamble structure that may be used in mobile WiMAX systems designed to operate in accordance with the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard and/or the evolving IEEE 802.16m standard. In one embodiment, the synchronization channel (preamble) structure may comprise a base station group identifier... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20090168749 - Synchronized wireless networked system: A sheet making system that has two or more separated nodes one of which may be a scanner sensing head and the other of which may be a scanner end column. Each node has a wireless system and receives power from a common AC source. Each node receives events data... Agent: Abb Inc. Legal Department-4u6
20090168747 - Wireless communication method and wireless communication system: A time synchronizing signal for synchronizing the times of wireless nodes capable of wireless communication is transmitted to the wireless nodes by multihop. Optional information is transferred by multihop from a predetermined wireless node to an optional node along the same path as the transfer path of the time synchronizing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090168752 - Method and apparatus for distributing content: The invention includes a method and apparatus for delivering content to one or more content destination nodes. A method includes receiving content utility prediction information for a content item, selecting a content distribution mode for the content item using the content utility prediction information, and propagating the content item toward... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090168753 - Rfid network control and redundancy: In accordance with the preferred embodiment and alternative embodiments of the invention, RFID network control devices (RNCDs) are provided wherein RFID traffic signals from any one of multiple RFID readers may be routed to any of the RFID antennas coupled to the RNCD. Each reader coupled directly or indirectly to... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090168763 - Apparatus and method for managing channel capacity and dect base station for the same: Wireless channel capacity of a digital enhanced cordless telecommunication (DECT) base station may be expanded by selecting an unused timeslot from a plurality of timeslots of a downlink channel. A dummy bearer may be created in a corresponding timeslot and it may be determined whether a traffic bearer is created... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090168764 - Call control element constructing a session initiation protocol (sip) message including provisions for incorporating address related information of public switched telephone network (pstn) based devices: A Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) message adapted for use by a multi-media services provider system to form a multi-media communication path between at least a calling communication device adapted to operate using a first protocol (e.g. SIP) and at least a destination communication device adapted to operate using a second... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090168765 - Endpoint selection for a call completion response: Techniques for selecting a call completion response from a group of call completion responses based on weights associated with the call completion responses, are provided. A server processes a call invitation for a callee by forwarding the call invitation to each of the callee's endpoints. Each of the callee's endpoints... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090168755 - Enforcement of privacy in a voip system: Systems and methods for providing privacy in a VoIP system are provided. In exemplary embodiments, an incoming call is received. A caller ID associated with the incoming call is determined. A category based on the caller ID is associated with the incoming call. Based on the category, a call treatment... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090168759 - Method and apparatus for near real-time synchronization of voice communications: A method and system for synchronizing in real-time the voice media of a conversation conducted over a network between a first communication device and a second communication. The method includes at each of the first and second communication devices progressively storing in first and second storage elements and transmitting the... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090168760 - Method and system for real-time synchronization across a distributed services communication network: A method for progressively synchronizing stored copies of indexed media transmitted between nodes on a network. The method includes progressively transmitting available indexed media from a sending node to a receiving node with a packet size and packetization interval sufficient to enable the near real-time rendering of the indexed media,... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090168762 - Method and system for setting up a voice connection: Method for setting up a voice connection between a first terminal set (T1), arranged for the transfer of IP data (c) and of non-VoIP voice signals (v1) via a non-VoIP voice network (N1), and a second terminal set (T2). By the first terminal set (T1) a voice connection is initiated... Agent: Swanson & Bratschun, L.L.C.
20090168758 - Methods for facilitating communication between internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) devices and non-ims devices and between ims devices on different ims networks and related electronic devices and computer program products: A bridge device is used to setup communication sessions between Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) devices and non-IMS devices or between non-IMS devices over an IMS network. Once a communication session is established, the IMS Bridge device may translate messages received from the respective endpoint devices between IMS and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20090168761 - Signaling gateway, network system and data transmission method: A signaling gateway can handle the signaling communication of SS7 among the STP in PSTN and a plurality of nodes using different types of SIGTRAN protocols in the IP network. The signaling gateway includes a routing function unit which discriminates SIGTRAN protocol for each of the nodes using routing information... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090168756 - System, method and apparatus for clientless two factor authentication in voip networks: The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for authenticating an Internet Protocol (IP) phone and a user of the IP phone by determining whether the IP phone is an authorized device, and whenever the IP phone is authorized and a trigger condition occurs, determining whether the user of... Agent: Chalker Flores, LLP
20090168754 - Systems and methods for wimax and 3gpp interworking by using ggsn: Embodiments include systems and methods for interoperability between WiMax and 3GPP systems reusing a GGSN. Embodiments comprise implementing GTP functions within the ASN of a WiMAX system to enable communication of data between the ASN Gateway (ASN-GW) of the ASN and the GGSN of the 3GPP system. Embodiments also implement... Agent: Schubert, Osterrieder & Nickelson, PLLC C/o Cpa Global
20090168757 - Transparently routing a telephone call between mobile and voip services: Systems and methods are provided for routing a telephone call intended for a communications device between a mobile network and a VOIP service, where the mobile network and VOIP service may be connected through the PSTN. The VOIP service may receive telephone calls and may direct the telephone calls to... Agent: G. Victor Treyz
20090168766 - Inter-technology bridging over access points: A radio node bridges a first communication session from an access terminal using a first communication protocol to a network using a second communication protocol, and requests that a second communication session between the access terminal and the network be established, the second communication session using the first communication protocol.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090168767 - Multi-core processor and method of communicating across a die: A multi-core die is provided that allows packets to be communicated across the die using resources of a packet switched network and a circuit switched network.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP Intel Corporation
20090168774 - Communication device, program storage medium, and communication method: The priority is set so that a control PDU is transmitted to a data controlling section before a data PDU, and an LCH with higher priority is first transmitted among the control PDUs or among the data PDUs. In accordance with the priority, the data controlling section instructs a control... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090168772 - Lun based hard zoning in fibre channel switches: A method and system for implementing LUN based hard zoning in a fibre channel network is provided. A LUN field in a Fibre Channel SCSI command frame is compared with a list of LUNS that are allowed for a particular frame source; and the frame is forwarded if the LUN... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20090168769 - Methods and apparatus for dual-tone multi-frequency signal analysis within a media over internet protocol network: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a media signal associated with a session established based on a session request. The session request is defined at a session exchange device associated with a media over internet protocol (MoIP) network. The method also includes sending a portion of the media signal... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20090168773 - Packet error handling: Systems and methods for handling packet errors in a system that combines a plurality of transport streams into a single transport stream for transmission to, e.g., a single frequency network via a satellite. Embodiments provide receiving a plurality of original, e.g., MPEG-compliant, data streams, where each original data stream has... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090168770 - Techniques for efficient transfer of medium access control structures in a communication system: Techniques for efficient transfer of media access control (MAC) structures in a wireless communication system are described. An apparatus may comprise a MAC controller comprising one or more components operative to establish a unidirectional logical link between a base station and a mobile station in either a downlink or uplink... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20090168771 - Telephone system, and terminal device thereof, and confirmation method for the device: According to one embodiment, if the message makes a round in accordance with the order put to the IPTs in advance, the main unit recognizes that all the IPTs are connected to the LAN. If the end message comes back to the main unit for the start message transmitted from... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090168768 - Tie-breaking in shortest path determination: A consistent tie-breaking decision between equal-cost shortest (lowest cost) paths is achieved by comparing an ordered set of node identifiers for each of a plurality of end-to-end paths. Alternatively, the same results can be achieved, on-the-fly, as a shortest path tree is constructed, by making a selection of an equal-cost... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090168777 - Compression of datagram distribution information: A first set of instructions associated with an egress of a datagram may be determined, the first set of instructions identifying a first subset of a second set of instructions, the first subset including multiple individual network identifiers identifying which network portion to transmit a replication of the datagram. Which... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090168775 - Heuristic algorithm for application-layer multicast with minimum delay: A heuristic algorithm for calculating a multicast tree with minimum delay is disclosed. In the method, the time required for processing data at a transmitter, the time required for data transmission, and the time required for processing data at a receiver are taken into account. The time for transmitting data... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090168776 - Methods, apparatus and data structures for preserving address and service level information in a virtual private network: Supporting virtual private networks by using a new layer 3 address to encapsulate a network-bound packet so that its context information, from which a layer 2 (e.g., MAC) address can be derived, is preserved. If this encapsulation was not done, the layer 2 address would change over each segment of... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090168778 - Extending communication protocols: The invention provides a method of transmitting data in a communication network comprising a first node and a second node. The method comprises initiating a communication session according to a first predetermined communication standard, wherein the first predetermined communication standard is a session-based protocol for establishing and controlling media sessions.... Agent: Mg-ip Law, PLLC
20090168779 - Integration of multi-protocol label switching (mpls): Methods and apparatus relating to integration of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) are described. In an embodiment, MPLS labels may be inserted into incoming Internet Protocol (IP) packets to form MPLS packets. Other embodiments are also disclosed.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global
20090168780 - Mpls p node replacement using a link state protocol controlled ethernet network: When a MPLS Virtual Forwarding Entity (VFE) on a Link State Protocol Controlled Ethernet Network learns a forwarding equivalency class (FEC) to label binding from an attached MPLS-LER, it will determine an associated MAC address for the FEC, and advertise the FEC/label binding along with the MAC address. Nodes in... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090168781 - Architecture to support public voice vpn services over an ip network: The presently disclosed architecture enables a service provider to support public voice VPN services over an IP VPN network. The architecture utilizes a customer VPN, a designated gateway for the customer VPN, an IP VPN transport network, and a Call Control Element/router Complex which uses IP technology to map between... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky, At&t Corp.
20090168782 - High-speed scheduling apparatus for a switching node: A scheduling apparatus for a switch includes multiple schedulers which are assigned in a variety of ways to non-intersecting control domains for establishing connections through the switch. The control domains are defined by spatial and temporal aspects. The control domains may be dynamically selected and assigned to schedulers in a... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras LLP
20090168785 - Modeling non-deterministic priority queues for efficient model checking: A method and system are disclosed for modeling non-deterministic queues for efficient model checking. In this method and system, a multitude of messages are held in a plurality of queues, and these messages having n priorities. The method comprises the steps of providing (n+1) queues, including a first queue, and... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds
20090168783 - Multi-protocol support over ethernet packet-switched networks: Described are methods and communications network for carrying pseudowires over packet-switched network. A communication network includes a packet-switched network (PSN), a first provider edge (PE) device in communication with a second PE device through the PSN, and a pseudowire (PW) established between the PE devices for emulating a service across... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP
20090168784 - Storage subsystem: Deadlock is avoided in a grid storage system having superior scalability. Provided is a storage subsystem connected to a host computer for receiving a write or read access from the host computer. This storage subsystem includes a plurality of modules respectively having a storage resource, a switch for connecting the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090168786 - Defining an end-to-end path for a network service: A device receives, from a customer, a request for an end-to-end path through a network, determines parameters of a query based on the request and path criteria, and executes the query on a database of network elements capable of being included in the end-to-end path. The device also selects one... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090168787 - Method and apparatus for rapid session routing: A gateway device at a user premises edge of a wide area network implements a method for rapidly routing a media session. for an application layer service. The gateway device receivers a request from a first endpoint device to create the media session with a second device. The request includes... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090168788 - Network address translation for tunnel mobility: An access terminal identity based mobility is provided in which a first network tunnel is established between an access gateway and a first access router that provides a first access point for access terminals, and a second network tunnel is established between the access gateway and a second access router... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090168789 - Data path switching: A method for selecting a data path includes identifying a plurality of available data paths between a router device and a wide area network. Path selection data is obtained. The path selection rules are processed with the obtained path selection data. For each of a plurality of data communications to... Agent: Zarian Midgley & Johnson PLLC
20090168790 - Dynamically adjusted credit based round robin scheduler: A credit based queue scheduler dynamically adjusts credits depending upon at least a moving average of incoming packet size to alleviate the impact of traffic burstiness and packet size variation, and increase the performance of the scheduler by lowering latency and jitter. For the case when no service differentiation is... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090168792 - Method and apparatus for data traffic smoothing: A method and device for data traffic smoothing are provided. Arriving data packets are buffer-stored and passed on by taking account of an overhead of management information which is attached to the data packet in a protocol conversion process, which is carried out later. This protocol conversion process is carried... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090168793 - Prioritising data transmission: Transmitting from a mobile terminal to a telecommunication network data stored in a plurality of queues, each queue having a respective transmission priority, includes setting the data in each of said queues to be either primary data or secondary data, or a combination of primary data and secondary data. The... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20090168791 - Transmission device and reception device: A transmission device (100) outputs, to a reception device (200), a stored amount of packets in a first transmission buffer (105) just before a certain packet has been written to the first transmission buffer. A first reception buffer amount read unit (206) in the reception device reads a stored amount... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090168794 - Method and system for communicating between two independent software components of a sideshow device: A method and system for communicating between two independent software components of the SideShow device are disclosed. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method, which includes the steps of independently queuing an incoming packet from a second software component via an emulated serial transport in a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090168795 - Predictive caching content distribution network: In various exemplary embodiments, a method for the distribution of content within a network of constrained capacity uses distributed content storage nodes functioning to achieve optimal service quality and maximum service session capacity. The method, which functions in unicast, broadcast, switched broadcast, and multicast mode networks, uses predictions of the... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20090168796 - Apparatus and method for adaptive channel hopping in mesh networks: Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for adaptive channel hopping in a mesh network. An example embodiment is configured to divide a time period into a plurality of frames; subdivide each of the plurality of frames into a plurality of slots, each of the plurality of slots providing a... Agent: Bradley P. Heisler Heisler & Associates
20090168797 - Methods and apparatuses for allocating time slots to circuit switched channels: The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for allocating time slots to circuit-switched channels established to comprise one or more respective time slots in a recurrent frame of a time division multiplexed network. According to the invention, a time slot allocated to said channel is associated with a selected... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090168798 - Time-division-based channel collision collaboration in a dynamic frequency hopping wireless regional area network (wran): A method of and system for time-division-based channel collision collaboration in a wireless communication system including at least two Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRANs) with overlapping service areas that employ dynamic frequency hopping is provided. The method includes performing, by at least one Consumer Premise Equipment (CPE) located in an... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090168799 - Network acceleration techniques: Splintered offloading techniques with receive batch processing are described for network acceleration. Such techniques offload specific functionality to a NIC while maintaining the bulk of the protocol processing in the host operating system (“OS”). The resulting protocol implementation allows the application to bypass the protocol processing of the received data.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090168801 - Butterfly network for permutation or de-permutation utilized by channel algorithm: A butterfly network for channel coding permutation and de-permutation. The butterfly network may include a first side and a second side, wherein each of the first side and second side has at least one terminal and two or more columns of nodes located between the first and second sides, wherein... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090168800 - Control of radio process: An apparatus controlling multiple radio processes for simultaneous operation At least one of the radio processes uses a substantially continuous transmitter. A controller is configured to determine an interference level and change parameters in the transmitter in order to reduce the interference level. Parameters controlled by the controller include the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090168802 - Method and system for adaptively obtaining bandwidth allocation requests: A method and apparatus for adaptively obtaining bandwidth requests in a broadband wireless communication system. The method and apparatus includes dynamically varying technique combinations enabling a plurality of users to efficiently request bandwidth from a shared base station. A user may “piggyback” a new bandwidth request upon, or set a... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090168803 - Method and apparatus for dynamically changing the signaling format of messaging control information: For a packet, a communication device determines (12) a length of a packet length field based on one or more of the following: a size of a transmit region allocated for a remote unit, a size of a transmit region allocated for a remote unit and not to be used... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090168805 - Methods and systems for start code emulation prevention and data stuffing: Methods and systems provide approaches to start code emulation prevention at a granularity higher than the bit level. By operating at a level other than the bit level, processing capability requirements on both the encoder and decoder side can be reduced. In accordance with one or more embodiments, a start... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman LLP
20090168804 - Packet error correction: A method for correcting packet errors in a combined stream including steps of receiving a combined and re-packetized transport stream comprising program information for at least two transport streams (A and B), wherein each transport stream (A and B) comprises program information associated with respective distinctive packet IDs (PIDs), detecting... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090168807 - Information processing device, communication method, and program product: An information processing device includes a transmission portion that transmits repeatedly, at a specified time interval, one combination packet that is created such that it includes, within a packet that is compatible with one format, a packet that is compatible with another format. It is therefore possible for the information... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090168806 - Tuning of industrial automation system performance based on device operating characteristics: Each device in an industrial automation system network or other network may have its own associated one or more performance characteristics, such as response time and/or reset time of the network device. Data may be stored representing a plurality of performance characteristics each associated with a different one of a... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (b&w)
20090168808 - Apparatus and method for performing time synchronization using gps information in communication system: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for performing time synchronization by using Global Positioning System (GPS) information in a communication system. The apparatus comprises a grand-master node having a GPS receiver, for generating a synchronizing message required to synchronize time on slave nodes by using Time Of Day (TOD)... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090168809 - Method and apparatus to jointly synchronize a legacy sdars signal with overlay modulation: Methods and apparatus are presented for the joint synchronization of legacy signals with overlay modulation signals in a communications system utilizing a hierarchical modulation scheme. In exemplary embodiments of the present invention, a synchronization signal can be sent in each of the legacy and overlay bit streams, each using a... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090168810 - Source synchronous link with clock recovery and bit skew alignment: A high speed transmission system transfers data streams over a plurality of data links. Each data link may carry a number of bit streams. On the transmitting end, multiplexers serialize the bit streams, which are then transmitted to the receiving end. A clock signal is not transmitted over the optical... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090168811 - Method of signal multiplexing and transmitter in radio communication system: A transmitter time-division-multiplexes, in time domain, to assign at least a part of a second signal stream of a second channel being relatively high error-resilient compared to a first signal stream of a first channel between a boundary of the blocks and the first signal stream of the first channel... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090168812 - Secure combined interoperable multiplexing: Systems and methods for combining a plurality of transport streams into a single transport stream for transmission to, e.g., a single frequency network via a satellite. Embodiments provide receiving a plurality of original, e.g., MPEG-compliant, data streams, where each original data stream has its own timing information, combining the plurality... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090168813 - Multiple transport receiver: Systems and methods for de-combining a single combined data stream into a plurality of original data streams, where each original data stream has its own timing information, and passing respective original data steams to, e.g., one or more DVB-T modulators for broadcast into, e.g., a single frequency network. The original... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P. Cisco Systems, Inc.Previous industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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