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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 11/26/2009 > 123 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090290481 - M-ary orthogonal keying system: A digital modulation system provides enhanced multipath performance by using modified orthogonal codes with reduced autocorrelation sidelobes while maintaining the cross-correlation properties of the modified codes. For example, the modified orthogonal codes can reduce the autocorrelation level so as not to exceed one-half the length of the modified orthogonal code.... Agent: Ip Legal Services
20090290482 - Method for estimating transmission delay and receiver using the same: There is provided a receiver for processing a ranging channel. The receiver includes a Fourier transformer for transforming a received signal into a frequency domain signal, a ranging channel extraction and ranging code elimination unit for extracting a ranging channel from the frequency domain signal, and eliminating a code of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090290484 - Method and system making it possible to manage erratic interruptions in a transmission system: Method and system are disclosed for managing erratic interruptions in a transmission system where the messages to be transmitted are composed of data packets and are expressed by means of a polynomial of degree t−1. The senders and the receivers share information making it possible to reference the data packets.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090290483 - Method of and a system for autonomously identifying which node in a two-node system has failed: A method of and a system for autonomously identifying which node in a two-node system has failed are described. The system includes two nodes and a fault-tolerant communication fabric. The fabric defines a plurality of communication paths connecting the two nodes, and fault-tolerant loop-back communication in which each node can... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090290485 - Distributed communication system and corresponding communication method: In order to further develop a communication system (400) as well as a corresponding communication method in such way that a protection of the communication medium (300, 310) from timing failures of a communication controller (120) of a node (100), in particular a limited protection of the communication channel (300,... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20090290486 - Ring network routing method and ring network node: The present invention discloses a method for routing in a ring network, the ring network comprising multiple connected nodes, wherein, the method includes: each node in the ring network acquiring topology information of the ring network, obtaining under-ring routings learnt by the other nodes from a under-ring network, calculating a... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090290487 - Communication apparatus and path switching method: In a communication apparatus on a network having ring topology and connecting plural communication apparatuses such that adjacent communication apparatuses are connected through plural lines, a first detecting unit detects failure occurring in a line included in a relay path set between the communication apparatus and another communication apparatus on... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290488 - Transmission system, path control method and transmission device: The present invention is a transmission system, a path control method, and a transmission device, and is the path control method in the transmission system forming a virtual concatenation group by virtually concatenating each path signal transmitted through a plurality of paths being a logical communication path, which manages an... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290489 - Method of balancing wireless load and access controller: The present invention discloses a method of balancing wireless load and an Access Controller (AC). The method includes: receiving by an Access Controller (AC) an association request of joining an Access Port (AP) sent by a Station (STA); calculating wireless load of the AP that the STA requests to join;... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090290490 - Sharing a radio frequency interface resource: Applications may seek access to a radio frequency interface resource on a processor-based system that exceeds the available capacity of that resource. When more than one application needs access to an RF interface resource at the same time and the available capacity of the RF interface resource does not permit... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090290491 - End-host based network management system: An end-host based network management system and methods are described. The methods are performed independently at each end-host within the network based on data on local flows which is shared between end-hosts. In an embodiment, an end-host shares data on constrained local flows with other end-hosts and receives such data... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090290492 - Method and apparatus to index network traffic meta-data: A method, system, and apparatus for indexing network traffic meta-data is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a packet having a header and a payload in a flow of a data through a network, classifying the header of the packet in a type of the header, determining an... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090290493 - Method, access point and mobile station for implementing load sharing among access points: The present invention discloses a method for implementing load sharing among Access Points (AP), the method is applied in a wireless network including at least one Load Sharing Service (LSS), and each LSS includes at least two APs, the method includes: when receiving from a mobile Station (STA) an LSS... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090290494 - System and method for mobility in multihop networks: A network controller (NC) (105) that reduces the overhead exchanges for mobility events in a communications network is disclosed. Such a communications network is constituted by a wireless multihop communications network comprising a multihop chain (MH) (130) that wirelessly connects in series wireless communications entities (WCE) (110, 115) for relaying... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
20090290495 - Radio communication system: In a radio communication system having a data channel for the transmission of data packets from a primary station to a secondary station, a plurality of downlink control channels are used to signal information relating to packet transmission. A problem with this scheme is that with a fixed control channel... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090290498 - Automatic problem isolation for multi-layer network failures: A method and apparatus includes automatically correlating indicators already generated by network components to detect and isolate failures that are caused by or related to network components operating on different layers of the open system interconnect (OSI) model. Failure indicators that persist for longer than a specified time window are... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20090290497 - Multi-router igp fate sharing: A method for routing communication traffic in a network includes detecting that a link in a parallel link configuration has failed and in response to detecting that the link in the parallel link configuration has failed, adjusting one or more metrics associated with other links in the parallel link configuration... Agent: Level 3 Communications, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20090290496 - Robust deframing of mac layer packet for mediaflo systems: A technique for finding errors in the fragment headers of the fragments of service layer packets without depending on the erasure indicators of Medium Access Channel (MAC) layer packets of a wireless signal in a wireless communication system, wherein method comprises determining if length of the fragment header is between... Agent: Rahman LLC
20090290499 - Backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric: A backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric for a high-performance network switch. The error control may be provided by an administrative module that includes a level monitor, a stripe synchronization error detector, a flow controller, and a control character presence tracker. The redundant fabric transceiver of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090290500 - Measurement managing apparatus and communication system: A test packet transmitting apparatus transmits respective test packets including different pieces of identification information to a repeating installation. The repeating installation makes a predetermined number of copies of each test packet received from the test packet transmitting apparatus to be transmitted to a test packet receiving apparatus, and determines... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090290501 - Capture and regeneration of a network data using a virtual software switch: Methods and a system of capture and regeneration of a network data using a virtual software switch are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes capturing a network data using a virtual software switch, a processor, and a memory. The network data is captured to perform a network visibility analysis... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090290503 - Controlling access to a destination in a data processing network: A method and system of controlling access to a destination (17, 23, 24) in a data processing network where the destination is limited to a fixed number of requesters responds to a new request (50) for access from a given requestor (20) by determining whether the fixed number would be... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090290505 - Detection method, apparatus and system for positioning interference: The present invention discloses a detection method, apparatus and system for positioning interference. The method, being applied in an EPCN including a CLT and at least one CNU connected to the CLT, includes: a CLT receiving from a CNU a packet at each uplink time slot, each CNU having a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090290504 - Method and apparatus for detecting attenuation of downlink channel in baseband epcn system: The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for detecting attenuation of a downlink channel in a baseband Ethernet Passive Coaxial Network (EPCN) system. The method includes: instructing, by a Coax Line Terminal (CLT) in a downlink time period, a Coax Network Unit (CNU) to measure a signal received by... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090290502 - Method and apparatus for sending information via selection of resources used for transmission: Techniques for transmitting information in a wireless network are described. In an aspect, information may be conveyed based on specific resources used to send a signal, e.g., a pilot. A pseudo-random function may receive the information to convey via the signal and possibly other information and may provide pseudo-random values,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090290506 - Telecommunications apparatus and method, storage medium, and program: The present invention relates to a telecommunications apparatus and a method, a storage medium, and a program for determining whether or not an other side communicating apparatus is near in a network. In a transmitting apparatus, a transmitting unit transmits a sending-message, and a control unit receives a response message... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090290508 - Method for optimizing network \"point of presence\" locations: A methodology for optimizing the placement of network “Points of Presence” (POPs) across the carrier's entire network (i.e., a “global” solution”) utilizes carefully constructed customer clustering and simulated annealing methodology to create a cost-efficient solution. The customer base is first partitioned into a plurality of clusters such that the customers... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Koba Attn: Patent Docketing
20090290510 - Network connection device and collection/distribution device: A network connection device for connecting an asynchronous network having a link aggregation function to a synchronous network comprises: a first mapping/demapping unit which maps asynchronous network frames, flowing from the asynchronous network to the synchronous network on a plurality of links redundantly configured using the link aggregation function, into... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290509 - Procedure for initial access: A method for accessing a wireless communication network includes transmitting a first message that has a first random identifier (RAND ID), and receiving a response to the first message such that the response includes the first RAND ID and signaling information. The method further includes transmitting a second message, having... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090290511 - System and method for merging clusters of wireless nodes in a wireless network: A system includes a first cluster having multiple first wireless nodes. One first node is configured to act as a first cluster master, and other first nodes are configured to receive time synchronization information provided by the first cluster master. The system also includes a second cluster having one or... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090290507 - System and method for planning communication systems: A method for planning a multi-phase network includes storing initial parameter values for parameters associated with first and second growth phases in a multi-phase network plan, wherein each of the first and second growth phases is characterized by sets of the parameters. The method also includes calculating an initial growth... Agent: The Small Patent Law Group LLP
20090290512 - Wireless data communications network system for tracking containers: A wireless data communications network system for establishing communication between a server and a plurality of containers that are loaded onto a cargo vessel. The system includes a data communications device configured to establish and manage a pre-configured wireless data communications network and to communicate with the server through a... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20090290513 - Filtering of map topology based on network discovery characteristics: Embodiments of the present application enable a user to map a network topology and to then dynamically filter the map display by hiding or showing nodes based on discovery characteristics, such as Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) status, Active Directory (AD) Domain Controllers (DC) status, group membership status, etc. to... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090290514 - Sounding reference signal cell specific sub-frame configuration: A method of wireless communication including a plurality of fixed basestations and a plurality of mobile user equipment with each basestation transmitting to any user equipment within a corresponding cell a sounding reference signal sub-frame configuration indicating sub-frames when sounding is permitted. Each user equipment recognizes the sounding reference signal... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090290515 - Method and apparatus for configuring services in a mobile terminal of a mobile radio network: A method and apparatus for configuring services in a mobile terminal of a mobile radio network. Configuration data for services in the mobile terminal is updated by means of a data-switching network element and a data-storage network element, data being transmitted by means of existing signalling or system messages of... Agent: The Maxham Firm
20090290516 - Automatic gain control apparatus and method in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for adaptively adjusting a target Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) for Automatic Gain Control (AGC) in a full-duplex relay apparatus with an interference cancellation function. A Signal to Interference Ratio (SIR) estimation block estimates an SIR based on an interference signal estimated from a received signal... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090290517 - Calibrating radiofrequency paths of a phased-array antenna: The present invention provides a method of calibrating base station comprising a plurality of antennas and operating in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex (OFDM) and Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode. One embodiment of the method includes a method of calibrating a base station comprising a plurality of antennas for beamsteering... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20090290518 - Method for facilitating sharing of channel information in a wireless communication network: A method of operation of a node for obtaining channel information in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The method includes receiving periodically, information related to channel assessment capability of plurality of nodes of the wireless communication network, maintaining a metric characterizing the channel assessment capability for each of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090290519 - Receiver for audio player: An accessory for use with an existing portable electronic device has a housing that removably couples to a housing of the existing portable electronic device such that the accessory and portable electronic device function and can be portably carried as a single unit. A tunable FM radio receiver in the... Agent: Hornkohl Intellectual Property Law, P.l.l.c
20090290521 - Radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, program and radio communication system: A radio communication apparatus, including a communication control part that controls direct communication or relay communication via a base station with other radio communication apparatuses, a data generation part that generates a mode transition notification to notify the other radio communication apparatuses, which are targets of the direct communication, of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090290520 - Wireless network host in silent mode: An access point that implements operating modes in which beacons may be selectively disabled. Beacons may be disabled when no device is actively associated through the access point. Beacons may be enabled in response to one or more triggers, which may include events such as a client forming an association... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090290523 - Discontinuously transmitting and receiving multimedia broadcast/multicast service data in mobile communication system: Discontinuous transmission and reception of point-to-multipoint service data between a network and a mobile terminal is achieved by transmitting scheduling information from the network to the mobile terminal via a first common channel. The mobile terminal determines a time for receiving the service data in response to the scheduling information... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090290522 - Method and device for the dynamic setting up and control of temporarily formed communications groups with secure transmission: A method and a device for the dynamic setting up and control of temporarily formed communications groups with secure transmission, in which nodes potentially participating in a communications group are connected via a common transmission medium. The transmission medium enables an efficient transmission of so-called broad- and/or multicast-messages. The dynamic... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090290524 - Method for retransmitting multicast frames and method for processing received multicast frames in wireless network: A method for retransmitting a multicast frame in a wireless network and a method for determining whether or not a received multicast frame is a duplicated frame are disclosed. In determining whether or not the received multicast frame is the same duplicated frame as a previously received multicast frame, a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090290525 - Wireless data communication method and wireless data communication system: The invention relates to a method for transmitting and receiving data packets between a master device (31) and at least one slave device (32, 33, 34, 35) using a synchronized data communication protocol. In the method, a time period to be used between consecutive packets to be transmitted to the... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090290528 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data using multi-path in wireless communication system of distributed mac: Provided is an apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data using multiple paths in a wireless communication system using a distributed Media Access Control (MAC). More particularly, provided is an apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data that may select a path with a better channel status from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290527 - Automatic detection and cofiguration in wireless networks: Automatic detection of access points and range extension points and automatic configuration may be used to eliminate a need for manual configuration.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090290529 - Communication system using network base ip mobility protocol, control apparatus, router and communication method thereof: There are provided a communication system, a control apparatus, a router, and communication method thereof, there are capable of eliminating loss in packets during a handover and effectively releasing a resource of a router in a network base IP mobility protocol in which a mobile mode is movable without mounting... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090290526 - Method and apparatus for mitigating oscillation between repeaters: A first repeater operating within a wireless network including a second repeater capable of communicating with the first repeater, and first and second wireless station devices capable of communicating with at least one of the first repeater and the second repeater, includes a reception device for receiving a wireless signal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090290530 - Adaptive use of satellite uplink bands: A method is presented for transmitting data in a satellite system having multiple spot beams comprising (1) sending a broadband signal in a forward direction from a gateway terminal to a communications satellite for relay to at least one subscriber terminal, (2) receiving the broadband signal at the communications satellite,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290531 - Large packet concatenation in satellite communication system: Upstream information arriving through a gateway from a user terminal in a satellite link subject to propagation delay is efficiently scheduled through a modified Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) algorithm such that arriving data packets arriving at the software queue at the user terminal are concatenated to form a large... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290532 - Map-triggered dump of packets in satellite communication system: Upstream information arriving through a user terminal in a satellite link is efficiently scheduled through a modified Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) algorithm such that data packets arriving at the user terminal are concatenated to form a larger frame for transmission and the concatenated packet is held in a first... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290533 - Web-bulk transfer preallocation of upstream resources in a satellite communication system: In a data over satellite system, preallocation of upstream channel resources is provided by a scheduler at the gateway satellite modem termination system (SMTS) in response from the user terminal, wherein the user terminal detects web browser and/or bulk transfers involving large amounts of data transfer from users via the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290534 - Upfront delayed concatenation in satellite communication system: Upstream information at a user terminal in a satellite network is efficiently scheduled through a Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) algorithm that delays transmission of the first packet's bandwidth allocation request in order to allow subsequent packets to be included in the first packet's bandwidth allocation request (up-front delayed concatenation)... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290536 - High data rate multiplexing satellite stream to low data rate subscriber terminals: A satellite modem for broadband communication. The satellite modem receives a satellite signal on a single carrier from a satellite. The satellite signal is divided by time division multiplexing into physical sub-channels encapsulating logical downstreams. The satellite modem includes a filter which removes a subset of the physical sub-channels intended... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290535 - Multi-user detection in satellite return link: Use of multi-user detection (MUD) with a frequency-multiplexed satellite return link (scheduling algorithms, etc) is described. The satellite return link may utilize multi-frequency time division multiple access (MF-TDMA). The satellite return link may include a plurality of return sub-channels, wherein one or more of the return sub-channels may operate in... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090290539 - Method and apparatus for home agent address acquisition for ipv4 mobile nodes: A method and apparatus for home agent address acquisition for IPv4 mobile nodes is provided. A method for device operation includes sending a request message to an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server, and receiving a reply message from the AAA server. The reply message contains an assigned Internet Protocol... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090290538 - Method of transmitting control signal in wireless communication system: A method of transmitting a control signal in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes acquiring a resource index, the number of cyclic shifts (CSs) and a CS interval, wherein the number of CSs is an integer multiple of the CS interval, determining a CS index based on... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090290542 - Method, device and system for establishing a bearer for a gsm network: A method for establishing a bearer for a GSM network is disclosed in embodiments of the present invention. The method includes: receiving, by a Media Gateway, a message for adding a wireless side end point, assigning an IP address and a port number for a call and transmitting a response... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090290537 - Providing station context and mobility in a wireless local area network having a split mac architecture: A method includes receiving a first frame at a wireless access node, the first frame being received through a first communication network and having a source address; applying a function (e.g., a hash function) to the source address to derive a destination address; encapsulating the first frame in a second... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090290541 - Radio communication base station device and control channel mcs control method: Provided is a radio communication base station device capable of reducing a communication overhead by a control channel such as SCCH (Shared Control Channel). In this device, each encoding unit (11) executes an encoding process for SCCH of each movement station, each modulation unit (12) executes a modulation process for... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090290540 - Systems and methods for multiplexing multiple connections in mobile ip network: Disclosed are systems, methods and computer program products for facilitating multiplexing of simultaneous multiple connections between a mobile device and its IP mobility anchors, such as mobile IP home agents or proxy mobile IP local mobility anchors. An example method comprises assigning a unique IP mobility anchor identifier to each... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090290543 - Transmit and receive method for a data service: A method includes receiving a plurality of radio frequency (RF) channels in parallel at a receive site, and demodulating the RF channels using a plurality of demodulators of the receive site to generate a plurality of streams of packets, each stream of packets having a first address space. The method... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing
20090290548 - Apparatus and method for managing wireless resources: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for managing wireless resources, which can provide a service to improve transmission efficiency when multimedia data is transmitted in a mobile communication system. The wireless resource management apparatus includes a data analysis unit (110) for separating data into a plurality of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090290553 - Base station apparatus, communication system and computer program: There is provided a base station apparatus which allocates communication bands for terminal units from an available communication band, and performs wireless communications with the terminal units using the allocated communication bands, including: a priority table storing priority information used for deriving a priority of the communication; a detecting part... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090290551 - Channel utilizing method and system for wireless networks: A channel utilizing method for a wireless network is adapted for channel utilization by a switch node having a number (N) of transceivers in an environment with a number (M) of channels, wherein (N)<(M). The channel utilizing method includes the steps of: calculating a channel weight set, and selecting one... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20090290544 - Communication method and communication apparatus: A communication method that performs low density parity check (LDPC) coding to a data stream to be transmitted in a radio communication system by using a parity check matrix that has columns with uneven column degrees. The columns are arranged in a descending order of the column degrees. The communication... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090290549 - Deployment of lte ul system for arbitrary system bandwidths via pucch configuration: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is at least a method, apparatus, and computer program product to perform an over-provisioning of a radio resource including a periodic channel quality indicator resource in a predetermined way, and an allocating of the radio resource in such a... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090290545 - Efficient am rlc re-establishment mechanism: A re-establishment method for an Acknowledged Mode Radio Link Control entity, the method comprising: receiving, from an upper entity, a command to perform Acknowledged Mode Radio Link Control re-establishment; and managing control protocol data units by considering the direction of the Acknowledged Mode Radio Link Control re-establishment, wherein control protocol... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090290552 - Method and system for channel scanning in a wireless communications system: A method is provided for channel scanning in a wireless communications system, for the identification of one or more narrow-band channels present in a certain frequency band and which can be used for connection between a wireless communications device and a communications network. The method includes: applying a FFT function... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090290547 - Method for scheduling wireless network packets and apparatus thereof: An apparatus for scheduling wireless network packets comprises a DMA, a wireless network packet scheduler, a FIFO buffer and a MAC circuitry. The DMA is configured to access different kinds of wireless network packets from memories through a bus. The wireless network packet scheduler is configured to control the DMA... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090290546 - Method of allocating terminal to group in base station of communication system and method of generating map: In order to allocate a plurality of terminals to a group in a base station of a communication system, channel state information of each of the terminals is received, a group to which the terminal belongs is determined according to the channel state information with respect to the terminal, and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090290550 - System and method to enable resource partitioning in wireless networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate improved resource partitioning and interference management in a wireless communication system. Techniques are described herein for the transmission and use of various types of signaling, such as Access Request commands, Reverse Link Special Resource Utilization Message (R-SRUM) signaling, Forward Link Special Resource Utilization... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090290555 - Autonomous anonymous association between a mobile station and multiple network elements in a wireless communication system: A novel and useful autonomous association mechanism for use in user equipment (UE) network connections in one or more cellular communications systems. The handover process is optimized by improving the selection of target base stations and optimizing the discontinuity period from the time of disconnection from a serving base station... Agent: Zaretsky Patent Group PC
20090290557 - Calculation of a destination time alignment value to be used by a user equipment in a destination cell after a handover: The invention relates to a method and arrangement for managing a calculation of a destination time alignment value TA2 to be used by a user equipment in a destination cell after a handover in a radio access network. The radio access network comprises a source cell, the destination cell and... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090290554 - System, method and computer accessible medium for determining action time in a communication network: Exemplary embodiments of system, method and computer accessible medium are provided for determining an action time in a communication network is described. For example, it is possible to estimate, in a target network arrangement, a value for an action time, with the value for the action time corresponding to the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090290556 - Wireless network handover with single radio operation: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a handover of a wireless device from a first network to a second network may be implemented via operation of a single radio in the wireless device. A network architecture capable of implementing such a single radio handover operation may comprise a... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20090290558 - Bandwidth allocation in ad hoc networks: A potentially interfering node updatable database associated with the MAC, in each node, contains a limited number of unique identification numbers (UNIDs) referring to nodes likely to interfere with the transmission of the node. Typically these UNIDs are one or two hop neighbours. In addition to the actual nodes, the... Agent: Yoram Tsivion
20090290559 - Method and apparatus for harq autonomous retransmissions: A method and an apparatus for performing uplink hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) transmission in a burst are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may transmit a transmission burst over at least two consecutive transmission time intervals (TTIs) via a HARQ process configured for transmission burst. An E-DCH dedicated physical... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090290560 - Method and base station for uplink resource allocation in time-sharing channel mode: A method for uplink resource allocation in a time-sharing channel mode is provided. The method includes the following steps. A base station accesses a network, and receives an uplink resource selection notification message from a neighboring base station, in which the uplink resource selection notification message carries information of uplink... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090290563 - Antenna/beam selection training in mimo wireless lans with different sounding frames: A method selects antennas in a multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) wireless local area network (WLAN) that includes a plurality of stations, and each station includes a set of antennas. Plural consecutive packets, received at a station, include plural consecutive sounding packets. Each sounding packet corresponds to a different subset of the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090290564 - Apparatus for and method of supporting network-based mobility for dual stack nodes: An apparatus for and method of supporting network-based mobility for a dual stack terminal are provided. More particularly, a mobile anchor point (MAP) apparatus for binding and data transmission of a dual stack terminal which has moved from a dual network to an Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) network or... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090290565 - Communication system, a router and a communication control method: A router has a function of handling a plurality of sessions and includes, a communication control unit for communicating with a plurality of terminals, and receiving a desired priority level of each session from each terminal at a time of starting communication; a priority adjustment unit for adjusting the desired... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090290561 - Method for controlling base stations in wireless communication networks: A base station is controlled inactively provided that no radio signal is received from a mobile terminal in the radio range thereof while radio signals can still be receive from mobile terminals. An inactively controlled base station is once again controlled actively when a radio signal of at least one... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090290562 - Method of delivering multicast packets in a mesh network: In a mesh network, when a wireless mesh link exists between a first mesh access point and a second mesh access point, the first mesh access point can deliver a multicast packet to the second mesh access point through the wireless mesh link. When the second mesh access point determines... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090290566 - Receiving apparatus and receiving method: There is provided a receiving apparatus including a radio receiving section that receives a first radio signal transmitted according to a first communication system and a second radio signal transmitted according to a second communication system, a first detection section that detects the first radio signal among radio signals received... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090290567 - Wireless communication performing wireless lan communication: A local station of an example of the invention performing TCP/IP communication conforming to a IEEE 802.11 standard comprises an unit for receiving a WLANDATA frame formed by encapsulating a TCPDATA segment from a center station, an unit for transmitting a WLANACK frame which is delivery confirmation information corresponding to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090290568 - Radio communication apparatus and radio transmission method: In order to improve reception performance, while reducing the arithmetic amount of a receiver apparatus in a multi-carrier CDMA system, different weightings are performed for the respective spread codes (chips) included in subcarriers in addition to performing weightings for the respective subcarriers.... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090290569 - Method and relate apparatus for enhancing transmission efficiency in a transmitter of a wireless communication system: A method for enhancing transmission efficiency in a transmitter of a wireless communication system includes forming a first RLC PDU and a second RLC PDU with a size equal to a size of the first RLC PDU in an RLC layer, submitting the first RLC PDU and the second RLC... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090290570 - Mobile station, base station, and method of transmitting an uplink scheduling request: A base station determines both a transmission interval between scheduling requests which a mobile station transmits before transmitting uplink data and information about radio resources used for transmitting the scheduling requests, based on the status of the mobile station and/or QoS information transmitted from the mobile station. The mobile station... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090290571 - Method and system for calculating a local time for a user equipment in an intelligent network: A method of calculating local time, in an intelligent network, of a subscriber's User Equipment (UE), determines whether a call originates or terminates with the UE, the UTC offset and DST observance indicator for the (G)MSC signaling the intelligent network, and a determination is of whether the UE is in... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090290572 - System and method for time synchronization in a wireless network: A system includes multiple wireless nodes forming a cluster in a wireless network, where each wireless node is configured to communicate and exchange data wirelessly based on a clock. One of the wireless nodes is configured to operate as a cluster master. Each of the other wireless nodes is configured... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090290576 - Call control method, circuit-switched domain adapter and terminal device: A call control method which includes: establishing a circuit-switched call leg with a terminal device; establishing a packet-switched call leg with a second party; and establishing a call connection between the terminal device and the second party through binding the circuit-switched call leg and the packet-switched call leg. A circuit-switched... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090290579 - Method and apparatus for controlling the quality of service of voice and data services over variable bandwidth access networks: A terminal adapter for guaranteeing the quality of service of both voice and data packets is disclosed. When a data packet is received in a first data input queue of a terminal adapter, a determination is made whether a voice packet is present in a voice input queue. Another determination... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing
20090290573 - Method for establishing a video telephone connection and/or a multimedia telephone connection in a data network: A method establishes a video telephone connection in a data network that includes a telephone network and an IP network based on the internet protocol. The expression video telephony connection is to be taken generally in this context and encompasses multimedia telephony in addition to pure video telephony.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290574 - Method for handling unanswered calls: Reliable and interactive communication between parties is allowed even in those cases in which an incoming call cannot be answered due to inconvenience, inopportunity and/or impoliteness, e.g., during an important meeting, a conference or a ceremony. A packet-switched connection between the called party and the calling party is established in... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090290575 - Method of correspondence between group communication identifiers and multicast addresses: An identifier (IDp) designates a group of terminals accessible via the network (RP) by packets having a multicast address as destination address. An equipment (EIm) between the network and a terminal (Tn) belonging to a group calculates the multicast address of the group using a function depending on the identifier... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090290577 - Methods, apparatus and computer program products for associating local telephone numbers with emergency phone calls in a packet switched telephone system: A packet switched telephone system includes a packet switched routing apparatus. The packet switched routing apparatus selectively associates a local telephone number with a phone call based on a called telephone number, and routes the phone call based on the called telephone number. The local telephone number may be substituted... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing
20090290578 - Screening inbound calls in a packet-based communications network: A method and system is provided for performing inbound call screening in a packet-based network, such as an H.323 Voice over IP (VoIP) network. The inbound gateways on the network are registered with inbound gatekeepers, and standard messages are used between an inbound gateway, an inbound gatekeeper and an inbound... Agent: Level 3 Communications, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20090290581 - Broadcast-content transmitting apparatus, broadcast-content receiving apparatus, broadcast-content transmitting method, broadcast-content receiving method, and program: A broadcast-content transmitting apparatus includes a content input unit (201) that receives frame data including a broadcast content and a ULE encapsulating unit (203) that performs a predetermined encapsulation process on the input frame data. The transmitting apparatus further includes an SNDU→DDB unit (212) or an SNDU→MODULE unit (213) that... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090290580 - Method and apparatus of network artifact indentification and extraction: A method, system, and apparatus of network artifact identification and extraction are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes aggregating a payload data (e.g., may be a component of the extracted artifact) from different network packets to form an aggregated payload data, matching the payload data with an entry of... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090290584 - Method and system for configuring fibre channel ports: A fibre channel switch element for routing fibre channel frame is provided. The switch element includes a fibre channel port that can be configured to support plural data transfer rates. The data transfer rate may be 1 G, 2 G, 4 G, 8 G or 10 G. The switch element... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20090290582 - Signal transmission method, transmission/reception device, and communication system: It is an object of the invention to inhibit a drop in the data transmission efficiency due to the transmission of an interrupt signal. The invention provides a signal transmission method that is characterized in that a reception side and a transmission side partition data into a plurality of data... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090290583 - System and method for multiplexing fractional tdm frames: A multiplexing card comprises a primary TDM port over which TDM frames are communicated to and from a networking device, a plurality of secondary TDM ports over each of which fractional TDM frames are communicated to and from a plurality of digital subscriber line (DSL) units; and a logic device... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20090290585 - Data link layer switch ith multicast capability: A data link layer switch includes a switching mechanism coupled to a plurality of port interface controllers. Each of the port interface controllers comprises a multicast address table, a multicast matcher, and a timer. The multicast address table stores multicast addresses for hosts attached to the port interface controller. The... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090290586 - Shared transport: A method and apparatus for processing message is described. In one embodiment, messages are received over a plurality of channels from a plurality of applications in a virtual machine. An identifier is coupled to each message. The identifier refers to the application originating the corresponding message. A shared transport is... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090290587 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data from asynchronous network via synchronous network: A transmitting apparatus for encapsulating data received from an asynchronous network to a frame of a specified format and transmitting the received data as a synchronous frame to a synchronous network, includes a code generating part configured to generate an error detection code for detecting an error in the received... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290588 - Method of selecting network path and communication system: A method of selecting a network path for a network coding communication includes initializing a length of each of links; searching for an independent path from a source node to one of target nodes based on the length of each of the links; multiplying a predetermined factor to the length... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090290590 - Forwarding packets in a gateway performing network address translation (nat): A gateway device providing a search utility to determine both NAT information and forwarding information (“both pieces of information”) in a single search operation. The single search operation may be implemented using a single table storing both pieces of information necessary for processing a packet. As a result, both pieces... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco
20090290589 - Method and apparatus for establishing metazones across dissimilar networks: A system and method for creating and enforcing meta-zones that cross the interface between different network protocols are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of enforcing meta-zones comprises: (a) receiving an Infiniband (IB) packet destined for a Fibre Channel (FC) target device; (b) comparing a partition key in the IB... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090290591 - Reliability processing methods and systems in the networking of metro ethernet network providing multi-service: A reliability processing method and system in networking of Metro Ethernet Network providing multi-service are provided. The method includes: establishing a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) group with at least two service control gateways, establishing network connections between an access device (UPE) and the service control gateways in the Virtual... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090290592 - Ring buffer operation method and switching device: A buffer operation method, for use with a buffer organized as a plurality of sections, two or more continuous ones of the sections being defined as a monitor block, the method including: receiving a data packet and dividing the same into a plurality of divisions; storing the divisions in a... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090290593 - Method and apparatus for implementing output queue-based flow control: A method and apparatus for implementing output queue-based flow control is provided. The method includes: implementing queue scheduling and flow control by using an output port-based cell queue and by counting the number of cells from different angles. In this system, the flow control and queue management are performed separately.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090290594 - Method and device for transmitting signal between devices: The transmission side device 10 is provided with a memory MT for holding a plurality of transmission signals transmitted last time and the reception side device 20 is provided with a memory MR for holding a plurality of reception signals received last time, thereby checking existence/non-existence of a change of... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090290595 - Network switching in a network interface device and method of use thereof: A network interface device includes a host port, two network ports, and a switch that can direct communications between the host port, and the two network ports. A data processing system includes an information handling system coupled to a first network, and second and third information handling systems. The information... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20090290596 - Method and apparatus for generating virtual clock signals: The invention includes a method and apparatus for generating virtual clock signals for differing hierarchies in a communication system conveying data frames of differing hierarchies. Specifically, a method according to one embodiment of the invention includes receiving data frames of a first hierarchy, receiving at least one input clock signal,... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090290597 - Downscaling system bandwidth: A larger second bandwidth is fitted to a first transmission bandwidth by blanking PRBs at one or both edges of the larger second bandwidth. A first set of control channels is mapped to unblanked PRBs of the second bandwidth using a restricted set of physical cell identities that map only... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090290598 - Method and apparatus for supporting rlc re-segmentation: A method and apparatus for radio link control (RLC) re-segmentation are disclosed. An original RLC protocol data unit (PDU) is generated from at least one RLC service data unit (SDU). The RLC PDU size is within a flexible maximum RLC PDU size. The original RLC PDU is stored in a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090290599 - Method and device for transmitting packets: A method for transmitting a packet including a packet data fragment and packet information with a transmission device, the method includes determining a concatenated quantity of packets based on size of the packet data fragment, generating a concatenated packet including packet data fragments corresponding to a plurality of first packets,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090290600 - Communication system provided with transmitter for transmitting audio contents using packet frame of audio data: An audio frame format includes a channel field indicating a number of audio multi-channels, an ignore bit indicating whether or not an audio sample is present in a predetermined region of a packet format, an A channel audio sample field for transmitting the audio sample, and a B channel audio... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090290601 - Innovative combinational closed-loop and open-loop satellite user terminal power control system: Devices and methods are disclosed for reducing power control cushion of a user terminal configured to communicate with a satellite and a gateway station. The present invention provides a power control algorithm implemented in a user terminal that is designed to operate in a satellite communication system. The power control... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20090290602 - Apparatus and method for frequency translation: The disclosed embodiments relate to an apparatus and method for performing frequency translation. The apparatus includes a receiver for receiving and digitizing a plurality of first signals, each signal containing channels and for simultaneously recovering a set of selected channels from the plurality of first signals. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090290603 - Multiple e-carrier transport over dsl: A communication system comprises a first multiplexer card having a first plurality of time division multiplex (TDM) ports and a first differential signaling interface, wherein the first multiplexer card is operable to map timeslots from each of the first plurality of TDM ports to a first combined signal transmitted via... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC11/19/2009 > 123 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090285086 - Ofdm receiver and ofdm receiving method: An FFT unit generates a frequency domain signal by converting an OFDM signal using Fourier transform. A delay amount calculation unit generates a delay profile of the OFDM signal. The control determination unit detects a main wave and an interference wave using the delay profile. When the time difference between... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090285087 - Communication apparatus and abnormality restoration method: According to one embodiment, a communication apparatus includes an acquisition module selectively acquires equipment information showing communication equipment including the same program as the program recorded on the first recording medium to record the equipment information in a second recording medium differing from the first recording medium, and a failure... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285088 - Method, system and apparatus of implementing inter-system communications: Methods for implementing inter-system communications includes as follows: a serving base station selects a relay terminal, transmits a neighboring base station access request to the selected relay terminal; the relay terminal receives the neighboring base station access request, and accesses a neighboring base station; the relay terminal receives relay information,... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090285089 - Method and apparatus for validating control and data plane association: A method and apparatus for validating control and data plane association is described. In one embodiment of the invention, a first provider edge (PE) network element negotiates a pseudowire with a second PE network element. The pseudowire is uniquely identifiable between the first and second PE network element with a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285090 - Method and system for providing user access to communication services, and related computer program product: A system for providing to users of data communication services access to a communication network providing these services, includes an edge node of the communication network providing these services as well as a packet network, such as, an ethernet connecting the users to the edge node. The packet network is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090285091 - Open network connections: One or more logical network connection points are provided within an electronic communications network. The logical network connections are provided via an interface between one or more connectivity plane devices and a network connected application, service, or control plane function in the electronic communication network. The network connected application, service,... Agent: Robert Plotkin, PC
20090285092 - Video stream admission: A video stream admission method including receiving one or more parameters of a video stream, indicative of a required bandwidth for the video stream, in a plurality of different quality levels and determining based on the received one or more parameters, whether a channel can meet a predetermined condition for... Agent: Robert G. Lev
20090285093 - Interactive mpls traffic engineering: An interactive system and method automates the control and management of routing changes that are focused on specific routes or particular network hot spots. Based on the premise that the user is aware of a particular problem that needs to be solved, the system leads the user through an end-to-end... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20090285094 - Apparatus and method for estimating the fill factor of client input buffers of a real time content distribution: The invention concerns a solution for detecting conditions of dearth and overflow of a client input buffer to a real time content distribution. Said detection is performed upstream of clients through a dynamic estimation of the fill factor of the input buffers of said clients. Thus, it is possible to... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090285096 - Hardware accelerated protocol stack for mediaflo: Protocol stack layer processing for a MediaFLO™ mobile multimedia multicast system comprising a transmitter comprising a host processor and a host memory component. The processing includes a receiver that receives a wireless data stream comprising a MediaFLO™ mobile multimedia multicast system superframe comprising any of audio, video, and text media... Agent: Rahman LLC
20090285097 - Method and system for providing traffic engineering interworking: An approach is provided for interworking traffic onto a composite transport group (CTG). An attribute associated with a composite transport group is determined based on a characteristic of a traffic flow associated with a label-switched network. The traffic flow is mapped to one or more component connections of the composite... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090285098 - Systems and methods for load balancing storage system requests in a multi-path environment based on transfer speed of the multiple paths: Methods and systems for distributing I/O requests from a computer system to a storage system over multiple paths having non-homogeneous transfer speeds. A large I/O request is partitioned into a plurality of smaller I/O operations between a computer system and a storage system. The I/O operations are distributed over a... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman LLP
20090285095 - Token bucket with variable token value: Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to an example embodiment, a method may include receiving a token count units instruction, periodically increasing or decreasing a token count based at least in part on a refresh rate, and in response to receiving a packet, decreasing or increasing the token count based... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090285099 - Method and apparatus for providing congestion control in radio access networks: The invention includes a method and apparatus adapted for controlling congestion in a Radio Access Network (RAN). In one embodiment, a method includes monitoring packets received at a first network element of the RAN for an indication of congestion, where the packets are associated with a quality-of-service class, and, in... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090285100 - Mobile communication system and method of data dispersion in said system: In a mobile communication system, which has a plurality of radio network controllers and a number of radio base stations connected to each of the radio network controllers, for sending and receiving user data between a host network and mobile stations via the radio network controllers and radio base stations,... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090285101 - Method and apparatus for dynamically runtime adjustable path computation: A method and apparatus for performing a dynamically runtime adjustable constrained shortest path first (CSPF) computation of a label switched path (LSP) is described. In one embodiment of the invention, a network element acting as a source of the LSP receives a request to compute the LSP which includes one... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285103 - Apparatus for controlling tunneling loop detection: Disclosed is a technique whereby a packet transferring apparatus (particularly, a tunnel entry point made to carry out packet encapsulation) becomes capable of detecting a tunneling loop signifying that a packet loops along the same route while undergoing encapsulation. With this technique, at packet transfer, a loop detection module of... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090285102 - Manual configuration for sites that cannot give read/write credentials to a voice over internet protocol (voip) monitor: Read-only VoIP node configuration includes monitoring the VoIP network to determine the performance of the various nodes, and data from nodes is collected and stored. Where the nodes are not currently operating or cannot be monitored, no data is assigned in the non-operating nodes. The monitoring results are presented to... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090285104 - Method and apparatus for performing buffer status reporting: The present invention provides a method for performing Buffer Status Reporting (BSR) in a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system. The method includes steps of forming a Medium Access Control (MAC) Packet Data Unit (PDU), the MAC PDU including padding bits with a bit amount larger than the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090285105 - Packet processor, packet control method, and packet control program: A packet processor having one or two or more packet processing units is provided with a packet detector which detects whether or not a packet exists in a packet processing unit, and outputs a packet detection signal indicating a result of the detection, and a clock frequency controller which controls... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20090285106 - Iptv fault integration and fault location isolation: A problem of collecting data unnecessarily in an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) network is, in part, caused by a centralized approach to data collection, whereby data is collected for logical channels, even if not currently streaming to an end node. A method or corresponding apparatus of fault detection according to... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090285107 - Method and apparatus for monitoring a status of nodes of a communication network: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for monitoring a status of nodes of a communication network. The method determines first node status data at a first node by diagnosing the own status of the first node and the status of at least one second node, sends the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090285113 - Autonomous carrier selection for femtocells: A carrier for a femtocell is selected from a set of carriers available to femtocells. The femto node determines a preference order for the set and measures received signal strength (RSS) for each carrier. The femto node determines a least interference carrier from the set based on the RSS for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285114 - Communication apparatus, communication method, program, and communication system: A communication apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives a data frame including a plurality of pieces of unit data and transmitted from a communication partner; a determining unit that determines whether there is data loss, for each piece of unit data included in the data frame received by the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090285115 - Information collecting apparatus, method of controlling the information collecting apparatus, network apparatus, method of controlling the network apparatus, and storage medium: An information collecting apparatus which is capable of reliably collecting information without troubling a user or a service person even when there is no device capable of playing the role of a server to collect information on its behalf. The apparatus collects information on network devices connected to a network.... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090285108 - Method and apparatus for providing qos for mp subscribers: A method for providing Quality of Service (QoS) for a Multilink Protocol (MP) subscriber at the subscriber level is described. In one embodiment of the invention, a network element fragments a packet destined for a subscriber into multiple fragments and adds any necessary encapsulations (e.g., MP protocol encapsulation, Point-to-Point protocol... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285112 - Method for managing a relay path in wireless communication environment: A method of managing a relay path in a mobile multi-hop relay (MMR) environment is provided. A relay station (RS) discovers a link quality of neighboring RSs, which is necessary for managing a path, and reports the link quality to a base station (BS). The BS selects an optimal path... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090285111 - Method of connection re-establishment and related communication device: A method of connection re-establishment for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system includes starting a radio link monitoring timer or a radio link monitoring counter, and stopping the radio link monitoring timer or the radio link monitoring counter if it is still running when a radio resource... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090285109 - Methods and systems for adaptive effective cinr reporting in a wireless communication system: Embodiments of the present disclosure allow a MS to dynamically adjust the mapping of a physical CINR measurement to an effective CINR. For some embodiments, an effective CINR value may be generated based on a physical CINR value and a measured packet error rate (PER) over one or more time... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285116 - Multiple frequency band operation in wireless networks: Embodiments for bandwidth allocation methods, detecting interference with other systems, and/or redeploying in alternate bandwidth are described. Higher bandwidth channels may be deployed at channel boundaries (410), which are a subset of those for lower bandwidth channels (310), and may be restricted from overlapping. Interference may be detected (930) on... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285110 - Transmission path quality measuring device, communication system, quality measurement method, and quality measuring program: The communication quality measuring device includes: a quality measuring unit (734) that measures the communication quality of a transmission path, based on data being transmitted through the transmission path; an observation time calculating unit (738) that calculates a time interval for securing an observation time for the quality measuring unit... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090285117 - Estimating origin-destination flow entropy: The preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to estimating entropy of origin-destination (OD) data flows in a network. To achieve this, first and second sketches are created corresponding to ingress (i.e. origin) and egress (i.e. destination) flows. The sketches allow estimating entropy associated with data streams as well... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hb Patent Docketing
20090285120 - Discovery and visualization of active directory domain controllers in topological network maps: Active directory (AD) Domain Controllers (DC) discovery includes determining the topology of the network, such as the nodes and connections in the network. For example, synthetic data may be transferred within the network and traced to determine the presence and relationships of the various network components. Alternatively, other mapping techniques... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090285119 - Infrastructure assisted discovery in a wireless peer-to-peer network: Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for infrastructure assisted discovery in wireless peer-to-peer networks. Various discovery procedures may be implemented where a first node supports discovery of other nodes for a second node.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285123 - Method and apparatus for content-based routing and filtering at routers using channels: Channels between routers for use in packet routing via payload inspection. The channels constitute logical connections between routers and include subjects and attributes. Publishers create channels for routing particular types of content as defined by the subjects and attributes. The publishers also create proxies and notifications on the channels. The... Agent: Andrews Kurth LLP
20090285121 - Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communications: A network, such as wired and/or wireless LAN, is configured to have both point-to-point and point-to-multipoint connections. The point-to-multipoint connection(s) is used to communicate information between a plurality of the stations (or modem, or transceivers) in the network, whereas the point-to-point connection(s) are used to communicate information between only 2... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC
20090285118 - Proxy terminal, service device, proxy terminal communication path setting method, and server device communication path setting method: In a proxy terminal or server a path setting can be performed by a server apparatus and a path setting that includes, as a relay point, a proxy terminal arbitrarily specified by a user or the proxy terminal located in a local network to which the user belongs, without adding... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090285122 - Uplink control for time-division duplex with asymmetric assignment: A link configuration unit includes a hybrid bundling module configured to provide a hybrid ACK/NAK bundling structure for an uplink ACK/NAK entity from user equipment, wherein the hybrid ACK/NAK bundling structure corresponds to an uplink-downlink configuration of subframe assignments. Additionally, the link configuration unit also includes a sending module configured... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090285125 - Iterative synchronous and asynchronous multi-user detection with optimum soft limiter: An iterative method for multi-user detection in Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Systems is used to improve the capacity of the network for random codes. A soft limiter function is used in the output of each step of iterations to accelerate the convergence and also to improve the interference cancellation... Agent: Barry Choobin
20090285126 - Method for organizing a network of communicating objects and communicating object for the implementation of the method: A system and method organize a network of communicating objects in at least one partition comprising a plurality of communication cells respectively covered by a plurality of leader nodes, the network having a set of allocatable addresses split into a plurality of address pools distributively managed by the leader nodes.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090285127 - System and method for network topology discovery: A system and method for discovering network topology by various switch training and probing methods. Segments are discovered by having computers enter a promiscuous mode and determining from packets sent to a selected computer which computers see which other computers in the network. From the segments, various switch interconnections are... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20090285124 - Wireless mesh network transit link topology optimization method and system: A method and configuration manager generates a routing topology for a wireless mesh network. The wireless mesh network has a plurality of internal nodes, at least one edge node, and at least one originating device. A plurality of potential routing solutions is determined which contain a plurality of paths through... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20090285128 - Using spanning tree protocol (stp) to enhance layer-2 network topology maps: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) data is obtained via network switch (SNMP) queries to enhance identification of switch-to-switch links in Layer-2 mapping. In particular, by analyzing the STP data, ambiguity in determining switch uplink ports may be reduced. Specifically, the STP data can be used in conjunction with other topography data... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090285129 - Systems and methods for delayed message delivery: A system for delayed message delivery can include an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network that is in communication with at least one of a first user equipment and a second user equipment, and a message application server. The message application server can be configured to receive a message sent from... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing
20090285130 - Method and system for managing conferencing resources in a premises: A conferencing system for an enterprise is disclosed. The conferencing system includes a management apparatus for managing conferencing resources in a premises. The management apparatus includes a communications link for communicating with a proximity announcing system, which indicates whether a portable communications device is near a conferencing device within the... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090285131 - Method and system for providing a user interface to a portable communication device for controlling a conferencing session: A conferencing system for an enterprise is disclosed. The conferencing system allows a conferencing session conducted on a conferencing device within a premises to be controlled from a portable communication device. The system provides a generic user interface to the portable communication device for controlling the conferencing session. Commands for... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090285132 - Computer system having handsfree function of internet phone: A computer system having an internet phone with a hands-free function is provided. The computer system includes a computer host and an internet phone. The computer host includes a multimedia player program, an internet communication program, a loudspeaker and a microphone device. The internet phone includes a handset, a telephone... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20090285133 - Method for over-the-air base station management via access terminal relay: An enhanced access terminal (AT) that can serve as a “proxy wireless over-the-air backhaul or relay” is provided, to connect a base station with no backhaul to its neighboring fully functional base station that is connected to the NMS. In a further embodiment, a method is provided for management of... Agent: Docket Administrator (room 2f-192) Alcatel Lucent
20090285134 - Wireless access system using multiple modulation formats in tdd frames and method of operation: There is disclosed a radio frequency (RF) modem shelf for use in a fixed wireless access network comprising a plurality of base stations capable of bidirectional time division duplex (TDD) communication with wireless access devices disposed at a plurality of subscriber premises. The radio frequency (RF) modem shelf comprises: a)... Agent: Mr. Michael S. Hynek
20090285135 - Apparatus method and computer program for radio-frequency path selection and tuning: An apparatus includes a tunable diplexer; first, second and third radio nodes; and path selection circuitry. The tunable diplexer includes a dedicated port, at least a first signal port and a second signal port, and control inputs configured to change at least one of frequency characteristics and phase characteristics of... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090285138 - Maintaining wireless communication between consumer electronic control devices: Methods and systems of wireless nodes maintaining communication between CEC capable devices are disclosed. One method includes assigning physical addresses to the two wireless nodes based on a physical location of the two wireless nodes relative to a base CEC capable device. Each of the two wireless nodes receives logical... Agent: Tzero Technologies, Inc.
20090285139 - Using guard carriers for extra channels: To assist in minimizing interference, a bandwidth range can have guards on either side to reduce leakage into neighboring bandwidth ranges. However, in relatively low power situations the risk of leakage is reduced. Therefore, the guard bandwidths can be used to open new channels upon which information can be transmitted.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285136 - Virtual grid: A method for constructing a virtual grid (10) for routing data via wireless sensor nodes (20) of a sensor field (30), the method comprising: flooding the sensor field (30) to identify a first terminator (V1), the flooding originating from a first node (V0); flooding the sensor field (30) to identify... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC
20090285137 - Wireless transmitting apparatus, wireless receiving apparatus, wireless transmission method, wireless reception method, wireless communication systems, and wireless communication method: A wireless transmitting apparatus inserts a training signal into a transmission burst at fixed symbol intervals as a pilot signal, a wireless receiving apparatus performs AD conversion of a received burst signal, performs symbol timing recovery, performs frame position detection and pilot signal extraction from the received burst signal for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090285143 - Apparatus and method for saving power of femto base station in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for transiting an operation mode of a femto base station in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes, in a sleep mode, confirming whether operation transition request information is received from at least one terminal; and when receiving the operation transition request information... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090285141 - Method and system for the control of discontinuous reception in a wireless network: Methods and apparatus for controlling discontinuous reception on a mobile device and in particular to control a short discontinuous reception timer in response to receipt of a medium access control control element. The methods and apparatus include stopping, restarting or maintaining the short discontinuous reception timer. Methods and apparatus for... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090285140 - Method for managing dormant nodes in wireless sensor network: Provided is a method for managing dormant nodes in a wireless sensor network. The method includes the steps of: a) acquiring and storing information on distance and location of sensor nodes registered in a corresponding cluster among at least one cluster managed by a managing node; b) selecting a dormant... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090285142 - Reducing power consumption of wi-fi enabled mobile devices: A system and method for maximizing the standby time of mobile communication devices that have WiFi or other high energy-consuming network interfaces, by predicting in real time actionable silent periods (ASPs) of the interface and shutting the interface down during these ASPs. Standby times are significantly increased, resulting in longer... Agent: Wp&d Affiliate Of Westerman Hattori Daniels Adrian LLP
20090285144 - Data transmitting system, data transmitting method, base station and mobile station: A data transmission system is disclosed for multicasting user common data from one or more radio base stations to one or more mobile stations. The radio base station is configured to transmit user common data using a shared data channel, transmit associated control information using an associated control channel, and... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090285146 - Methods for improving range for multicast wireless communication: An extended range mode for wireless communication of a multicast data signal from an access point (AP) to multiple stations (STAs) may be enabled or disabled. When the extended range mode is enabled, the AP transmits the data signal up to a total of N times using a transmit delay... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090285145 - System and method for relaying multicast broadcast service: A system and method for relaying Multicast Broadcast Service (MBS) are provided. The system for relaying MBS includes a base station; and a plurality of relay stations, wherein the relay stations forms multi-hop relay network, and wherein the base station selects a Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) level among a... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20090285149 - Data transceiving apparatus and method in centralized mac-based wireless communication system: A data transceiving apparatus and method in a centralized MAC-based wireless communication system are provided. The data transceiving method of a centralized MAC-based device may include: setting a direct path to a device and a relay path to a piconet coordinator (PNC); selecting any one of the direct path and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090285147 - Isolation measurement and self-oscillation prevention in tdd-ofdm repeater for wireless broadband distribution to shadowed areas: A method for determining isolation status of the RF repeater is provided. A modem in the repeater registers with a base transceiver station (BTS). Uplink output levels of a donor RF transceiver are calibrated and stored in the modem. The modem is synchronized to a BTS transmission received at the... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20090285148 - Natural network coding for multi-hop wireless network: Described herein is technology for, among other things, natural network coding in a wireless mesh network. The technology involves wireless mesh network systems, methods and devices based on the natural network coding. By encoding signals in their natural forms using their channel strengths, more efficient transmission of signals is possible... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090285154 - Architecture and method for traffic management of a monitoring sensor network: A monitoring network is formed by a terrestrial network and a satellite network. The terrestrial network has a plurality of sensor nodes which send a data packets. The data packets are forwarded through sink nodes toward a satellite and a monitoring station in the satellite network. The monitoring station performs... Agent: The Belles Group, P.C.
20090285151 - Intra-domain load balancing: A satellite system for broadband communication utilizing load balancing of satellite modems between physical forward sub-channels. The bandwidth requirements of the various satellite modems allocated to a domain are analyzed. Satellite modems, which can be moved between various physical forward sub-channels, are moved among physical forward sub-channels of a plurality... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090285153 - Method and apparatus for efficient in-flight email messaging: A method for routing packets from a mobile network is provided. The method includes routing at a router, packets of a first type through a first internet access service over a satellite link. The router also routes packets of a second type through a second internet access service over the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090285150 - Method and system for providing a satellite interface to support mobile communication services: An approach provides a satellite air interface to efficiently support communication with a terrestrial network. One or more packets associated with a data communication session are received from a terrestrial network configured to provide cellular communications. A frame representing the packet for transmission is generated over a satellite link to... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090285152 - Multiple mac domains: A satellite system for broadband communication with a plurality of remote locations is described. The system includes a satellite and a plurality of service spot beams from the satellite. A plurality of forward channels are transported on carriers in the service spot beams. A plurality of sub-channels pass on the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090285155 - Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving additional data over legacy satellite digital audio radio signals: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving additional data, such as video data, over legacy satellite digital audio radio signals are provided. In exemplary embodiments, hierarchical modulation can be used to transmit secondary information over a legacy signal. For example, the Sirius Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service (“SDARS”) system may... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090285158 - Dynamic coverage adjustment in a multi-carrier communication system: Techniques for dynamically varying coverage in a multi-carrier communication system are described. A sector may operate on multiple carriers. The sector may vary coverage on a given carrier k based on its load, so that less interference may be caused to other sectors when the sector load is light. In... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285160 - Increasing reliability of hybrid automatic repeat request protocol: In a communication system using HARQ, the problem of false ACK detection when no ACK/NACK feedback is transmitted is solved sent by varying the reliability of the scheduling information transmitted to the user terminal on a downlink control channel depending on whether the user terminal is expected to use a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090285159 - Load balancing in a wireless communication system: Techniques for selecting a serving sector for a terminal based on server selection information in order to balance the load of sectors in a wireless communication system are described. The server selection information for each sector may be set based on the load of the sector and may be used... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285157 - Method and apparatus for providing voice call in mobile communication system and system thereof: A system is provided that provides a voice call service over a Circuit Switching (CS) domain to a User Equipment (UE) that was receiving a service in a Packet Switching (PS) domain. A Mobile Management Entity (MME) sends a paging message to the UE to provide a service in the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090285161 - Method and system for reporting events in telecommunication networks: Methods and systems are provided for reporting to subscribers, wireless network events in a plurality of formats and languages depending upon the particular subscriber group to which a wireless subscriber belongs. When a subscriber requests a call, a switching node in the network invokes a trigger that identifies a location... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090285156 - Method, apparatus and system for scheduling sdma codebooks: A method for scheduling an SDMA codebook includes: selecting, by a user, a most matching precoding matrix and a minimally interfering cluster in the SDMA codebook according to Channel State Information, CSI, of the user; calculating a data transmission rate supportable when the user undergoes interference caused by the minimally... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090285162 - Method, system and terminal for locating: A locating method is provided. The serving ASN-GW sends locating measurement information to a WiMAX terminal; the WiMAX terminal measures the locating data, and sends the locating data measurement result to the entity capable of calculating locating information; and the entity capable of calculating locating information calculates the locating information... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090285171 - Allocating base stations to location areas in cellular telecommunications networks: A method is provided of allocating a location area identifier to a cellular base station for wireless communications. The method comprises the following steps. Information is received of geographic location of a base station. For each of a plurality of location areas, each having a location area centre, a function... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090285172 - Assignment of holding packets in a wireless communication network: A method and apparatus for assigning holding packets in a wireless communication system or network includes determining an invalid station address that corresponds to an invalid station and that does not correspond to the address of an affiliated station. The invalid station address is assigned to a holding packet. The... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090285165 - Channel allocation procedure in a meshed network: A method includes receiving at a gateway mesh node a channel set list indicating radio channels that are allowed for use by the gateway mesh node, scanning channels in the channel set list and creating a list of channels in order of interference that is present, allocating channels from the... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090285166 - Interactive white list prompting to share content and services associated with a femtocell: System(s) and method(s) provide access management to femtocell service through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s)). A white list(s) includes a set of subscriber station(s) identifier numbers, codes or tokens, and also can include additional fields for femtocell access management based on desired complexity. Various example aspects such as white... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing
20090285169 - Method and apparatus for allocating downlink power in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing communication system: In an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing communication system, a radio access network allocates a transmit power for a downlink transmission to a mobile station based on a mean channel quality metric and a channel quality metric second order statistic, in various embodiments a channel quality metric variance or standard deviation,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090285170 - Method for cell selection in a radio access network: A method for cell selection in a radio access network covering a geographical area divided into a plurality of cells, the method comprising: searching for a cell on a frequency; checking to see if the cell is a barred cell; and conditional on identifying the cell as a barred cell... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090285168 - Method for designing mini resource unit and transmission for a distributed resource unit in consideration of space frequency block code: A method and device for wirelessly communicating between a mobile communication terminal and a base station, including exchanging a physical resource unit (PRU) between the base station and the mobile communication terminal, the PRU having a plurality of OFDMA symbols. Each 1th symbol includes: n1 pilots allocated per a predetermined... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090285164 - Methods and systems of improved success rate for decoding downlink map and uplink map ies in mobile wimax mobile: Methods and apparatus for decoding MAP information elements (MAP IEs) in an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) or orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) frame, even when the received downlink (DL) or uplink (UL) MAP message cyclic redundancy check (CRC) fails, may be provided. By continuing to parse the MAP IEs... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285163 - Resource assignment systems and methods: In a wireless communication system, a base station assigns resources to mobile stations using indices. Each index is associated with an assignment schedule for assigning resources. Once the base station determines an assignment schedule to assign particular resources, it encodes the schedule into an index and transmits it. A mobile... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20090285167 - Scheduled coexistence: The present invention provides a system and a method for improving the wireless local area network (WLAN) throughput performance in a collocated WLAN/Bluetooth system that uses packet traffic arbitration (PTA) to schedule WLAN and Bluetooth transmissions. The method includes detecting a Bluetooth transmission, where the Bluetooth transmission comprises one or... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20090285173 - Pilot design using costas arrays: A multi-pilot frame handler (36) of a radio access network node (28) is arranged to prepare a block of a frame of information to include a first pilot signal of a pilot signal first type and a first pilot signal of a pilot signal second type. The pilot signal of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090285174 - Communication terminal apparatus, control station, and multicarrier communication method: A communication terminal apparatus wherein a base station apparatus uses only subcarriers, which provide good propagation circumstance for the communication terminal apparatus, to transmit data, thereby improving the transmission efficiency of the whole system and wherein the frequency scheduling is performed in view of whether the user exists in a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090285175 - Efficient handover of media communications in heterogeneous ip networks: Methods and systems are provided for efficient handover of a media session between heterogeneous IP networks. A mobile device with Internet access can operate a software program to communicate with a corresponding node. The corresponding node may access the Internet through either (i) a NAT router or (ii) a public... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20090285176 - Framework for internetworking between wman and wlan networks: According to one general aspect, a method of using a customer premises equipment (CPE) to represent a mobile station (MS) to a base station (BS) is described. Wherein the CPE and the BS are part of a first wireless network based upon a first networking standard, and the MS and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090285181 - Ip mobility: A method of forwarding IP packets, sent to an old care-of-address of a mobile node, to the mobile node following a handover of the mobile node from a first old access router to a second new access router. The method comprises, prior to completion of said handover, providing said first... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090285179 - Long-term evolution (lte) packet data network gateway (pdn-gw) selection: The current 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) long-term evolution reference architecture defines a packet data network gateway (PDN-GW) selection function which is responsible for allocation of a packet data network gateway that provides packet data network connectivity for 3GPP and non-3GPP access for a given session. Systems and methods are... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090285180 - Method and apparatus for accessing a random access channel by selectively using dedicated or contention-based preambles during handover: A method and apparatus for accessing a random access channel (RACH) during handover are disclosed. A handover procedure is initiated and a maximum handover interruption timer is activated. A dedicated preamble is transmitted in an attempt to access the RACH on a condition that the dedicated preamble is reserved in... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090285183 - Method and network device for creating and deleting resources: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for creating resources, a method for deleting resources, and a network device. The method for creating resources includes: notifying, by a first network element, a second network element at network side of a process type for creating resources for a UE; and... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090285182 - Method, communication system, and network entity for group nodes handover: A method, a communication system, and a network entity for group handover are provided. The method includes the following steps. A first tunnel connection is established between a mobile relay station (MRS) and a serving entity (SE). A target entity (TE) obtains group information about the group to be handed... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090285177 - Methods and systems for accelerating wireless communication handover: Methods and apparatus for ranging with one or more neighboring sectors during normal operation of a mobile station (MS) with its serving sector are provided. The ranging results may be frequently updated in an effort to accelerate the handover process to another base station (BS) providing coverage for one of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285178 - Methods and systems for mobile wimax three-way downlink concurrent processing and three-way handover: Methods and apparatus for establishing multiple connections between a wireless device and multiple base stations and transferring data using these connections via different segments of an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) frame are provided. The multiple connections may be used for multi-way (e.g., three-way) concurrent processing, multi-way (e.g., three-way)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285184 - Wireless communication system and mobile terminal: The mobile station has a monitor for monitoring the communication qualities of plural wireless interfaces and selecting one of the wireless interfaces to communicate, and a memory for storing the correspondence between the address unique to the selected wireless interface and the network address unique to the mobile station. The... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090285185 - Long training sequence method and device for wireless communications: A method and device for transmitting a frame of a wireless communication begins by generating a preamble of the frame that includes a short training sequence and at least one long training sequence. The at least one long training sequence includes non-zero energy on each of a plurality of subcarriers... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090285186 - Methods and systems for cdma network switching notification in a wimax network: A method and apparatus for allowing a dual-mode mobile device to communicate with a CDMA network without switching from an OFDMA network are provided. For certain embodiments, an OFDMA gateway component may serve as an interface between the OFDMA network and CDMA network, detecting a CDMA message targeting the mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090285188 - Method, communication system, and device for obtaining connection frame number: A method, a communication system, and a device for obtaining a connection frame number (CFN) are provided to obtain the CFN under a situation of applying high speed package access (HSPA). The method includes the following steps. A downlink node synchronization request including radio network controller (RNC) time information is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090285191 - Method and apparatus for enhancing transmission efficiency of a wireless local area network: A method for enhancing transmission efficiency of an access point in a wireless local area network includes generating a threshold, which is a maximum service number of clients in Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery (UAPSD) mode of the access point, and a number of counts of packet retransmissions, counting a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090285190 - Performing networking tasks based on destination networks: Methods and systems which identify and interact with network interfaces based on the network to which they provide access. A computing device operating in accordance with one or more of the principles described herein may examine available network interfaces and identify the network to which the network interfaces provide access,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090285192 - Wireless communication apparatus capable of performing aggregated transmission: When a communication is performed between an access point and a wireless terminal according to the IEEE 802.11 of a wireless LAN communication, a MAC layer block of a wireless communication apparatus used as the access point adds an identifier showing a support of aggregated transmission of a MAC layer... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090285189 - Wlan combo access point device for interface with wimedia uwb based wireless usb and software layer structure of combo access point device: Provided is a combo access point (AP) device integrated with an WiMedia ultra wideband (UWB) based wireless universal serial bus (WUSB) and a wireless local area network (WLAN) AP. A combo AP device includes a wireless local area network (WLAN) AP block providing wire and wireless telecommunications interfaces, and a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090285194 - Efficient peak cancellation method for reducing the peak-to-average power ratio in wideband communication systems: An efficient peak cancellation method for reducing the peak-to-average power ratio in wideband communication systems uses repeated clipping and frequency domain filtering to achieve a desired peak-to-average power ratio for wideband code division multiple access and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signals. The maximum magnitude of the filtered pulse is determined... Agent: Law Offices Of James E. Eakin
20090285193 - Method for multiplexing data and control information: A method for multiplexing a data information stream, including a systematic symbol and a non-systematic symbol, and a control information stream of at least three types in a wireless mobile communication system is disclosed. The method includes mapping the data information stream to a resource area so that the systematic... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090285195 - Fixed null-steering beamforming method: The invention relates to a frequency reuse method in a base station of a Frequency Division Multiplexing Access wireless communication system, the wireless communication system comprising at least the base station adapted for covering a cell, at least one wireless terminal coupled to the base station, the method comprising the... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090285196 - Scheduling with quality of service support in wireless system: Systems and methods for scheduling wireless communications of a base station with multiple user mobile stations involve grouping the user mobile stations in clusters based on a predetermined criterion, such as a QoS profile of a user mobile station. Each cluster is assigned with a cluster weight factor that defines... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090285197 - Methods for efficient organization of vehicle peer groups and efficient v2r communications: The present invention provides methods for efficient control message distribution in a VANET. Efficient flooding mechanisms are provided to fulfill the objective of flooding (delivering a message to every connected node) with a limited number of re-broadcasting by selected key nodes. A suppression-based efficient flooding mechanism utilizes a Light Suppression... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090285198 - Apparatus and methods for providing media packet flow between two users operating behind a gateway device: A method for supporting communication between a source internet protocol phone and a destination internet protocol phone is provided. The source internet protocol phone communicates via a Network Address Translator (“NAT”) gateway. The method includes receiving a packet from the source phone at the NAT. The packet is for communication... Agent: Weiss & Arons, LLP
20090285200 - Device and method for enabling sip dect terminal mobility: The present invention concerns a networking device comprising a first interface to a first network and a second interface to a second network. The device comprises connecting means for associating to a terminal located on the first network and storing a unique and permanent identifier of the terminal, means for... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090285203 - Forced hold call handling in a vop environment: The present invention provides a technique for providing a forced hold service such as is used for an emergency services call, which is supported at least in part over a packet network. The forced hold service acts to effectively hold a connection for the call with a called party, even... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20090285199 - Method and apparatus for supporting enterprise addressing in networks: A method and apparatus for supporting enterprise addressing in networks are disclosed. For example, the method creates a Domain Name System (DNS) service record and loading said DNS service record in a public DNS server for a customer, wherein the DNS service record supports a mapping of a domain name... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090285202 - Method for completing internet telephony calls: A call between a calling party and a called party, one or both of whom may be subscribers to Internet Telephony (IT) services, commences upon the receipt of a call dialed by the calling party to the Plain Old Telephony Service (POTS) number associated with the calling party. A first... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.,
20090285201 - Optimzation of internet traffic based on application prioritization: A method of classifying, scheduling, prioritizing, and optimizing data to provide a final data packet ready for transmission by the modem to the head end. Additionally, a feedback loop is provided to improve scheduling, prioritizing and optimizing data by providing real-time bandwidth availability related information and maximum packet size to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090285204 - Recursive query for communications network data: An approach for providing telephony services over a data network is disclosed. A communications system includes a location server that receives a request from a calling station to establish a call with a station associated with a called party. The location server generates a message specifying a set of addresses... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090285205 - Unified message system: The present invention provides a method and devices for unified messaging. One method provides for receiving a message having a first identifier associated with a user, translating the first identifier associated with the user to a second identifier comprising a zip code and a street address, the second identifier being... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090285208 - Method and apparatus for performing a constraint shortest path first computation: A method and apparatus for performing a constrained shortest path first (CSPF) computation is described. In one embodiment of the invention, the network element receives a request with one or more exclusion constraints or a path re-optimization request. The network element marks one or more attribute bits in a traffic... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285210 - Network device and method for detecting rtp packets: A network device includes a real-time transport protocol (RTP) stream prediction table (SPT), a receiving module, a stream determining module, a service module, and a transmitting module. The RTP SPT includes a plurality of packet entries, each of which comprises common parameters. The receiving module receives a packet that comprises... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090285206 - Network system and data transfer method: The network system of the present invention is comprises lower segments constituted in each of a plurality of organizations, floors, offices, and an upper segment that connects the lower segments together. The network system comprises an improved L2 switch that is installed in each lower segment and has a function... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090285207 - System and method for routing packets using tags: A system and method for controlling traffic in a packet-based communication system is disclosed. A number indicative of the source of a request packet may be modified to receive a shifted source number which may be, according to embodiments of the invention, in an unused shifted range of source numbers.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090285209 - Voice over content centric networks: A system for facilitating voice calls over a content centric network (CCN) receives from a CCN user an expressed interest in receiving voice calls directed to the CCN user, wherein information in the CCN can be addressed, located, and disseminated by its content identifier and wherein data packets in the... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090285212 - Bitloading applied to network multicast messages: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to determining a bitloading to be applied to one or more subgroups of a multicast group.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP
20090285211 - Communication method and receiving terminal: A communication method of switching a receiving terminal of a streaming to which a rate control using TFRC is applied from a first receiving terminal to a second receiving terminal, includes a deciding step of deciding whether or not a route on a network between a transmitting terminal of the... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090285213 - inter-local peer group (lpg) routing method: An on-demand method of routing data between a plurality of local peer groups (LPG). Each LPG includes a plurality of moving nodes. The method comprises transmitting a route request message from a source node, relaying the route request message to a native boundary node; forwarding the route request message to... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090285215 - Internet protocol version six (ipv6) addressing and packet filtering in broadband networks: A method comprising sending a dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) message comprising an Identity Association for Prefix Delegation (IA_PD) Prefix option comprising a Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) prefix and a length of the IPv6 prefix to a device having a media access control (MAC) address, receiving from the device... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. C/o Conley Rose, P.C.
20090285216 - Maintaining secrecy of assigned unique local addresses for ipv6 nodes within a prescribed site during access of a wide area network: A network includes network nodes and a gateway. Each network node has a corresponding unique in-site IPv6 address for communication within a prescribed site, each in-site IPv6 address having a first IPv6 address prefix that is not advertised outside of the prescribed site. Network nodes can obtain from within the... Agent: Leon R Turkevich
20090285214 - System controller, semiconductor device, and method of testing interface: A semiconductor device capable of connecting plurality of external devices. When an interface with a first external device that can be connected to the semiconductor device is tested, a packet to be transferred from the first external device to another second external device is artificially generated. The generated packet is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090285217 - Statistical multiplexing of compressed video streams: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for statistical multiplexing of compressed video streams. A deadline of a packet of a compressed video stream is computed based on a program clock reference value of the packet. A plurality of packets, which includes the packet, is sorted based... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090285218 - Managing quality of service in a communication network for applications: Quality of Service (QoS) in a communication network is managed. A service provider requests a level of QoS for communication in the communication network using a QoS request. The requested level of QoS may be allocated to the service provider based on the QoS request. The service provider may make... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing
20090285219 - Deficit and group round robin scheduling for efficient network traffic management: Data traffic is scheduled by, in a first scheduler, selecting a source of traffic from a plurality of sources of traffic, each source being associated with a second scheduler, in a second scheduler associated with the selected source of traffic, selecting a type of traffic from a plurality of types... Agent: Patentry
20090285220 - Stream regulation in a peer to peer network: Techniques for regulating streams in a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) network are provided. By establishing a priority of a stream, certain users may have some level of assurance that their stream will be received by other peers. The priority may be established based on a variety of parameters including, for example, an... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc
20090285221 - Communication system and communication apparatus: A CPU of an image forming apparatus controls, according to establishment of a sleep change condition, a MAC/PHY in a network unit to change the image forming apparatus from a link-up state to a link-down state. The CPU controls the image forming apparatus to change from a normal mode to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090285222 - Network on chip with minimum guaranteed bandwidth for virtual communications channels: A network on chip (‘NOC’) with guaranteed minimum bandwidth for virtual communications channels, the NOC including: integrated processor (‘IP’) blocks, routers, memory communications controllers, and network interface controllers, each IP block adapted to a router through a memory communications controller and a network interface controller, each memory communications controller controlling... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20090285223 - Method and system for communicating information between a switch and a plurality of servers in a computer network: A method and system are disclosed for communicating information between a switch and a plurality of servers in a computer network. In accordance with exemplary embodiments of the present invention, a first server constructs an original state of an information packet for transmitting client information to a client on a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20090285226 - Network communication device and impulse noise protection method: A network communication device includes a protection value optimizing module, a rate calculating module, a rate determining module, and a connection module. The protection value optimizing module is configured for optimizing an impulse noise protection (INP) value. The rate calculating module is configured for calculating a first downlink rate based... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090285225 - Providing trigger based traffic management: Systems and methods for providing trigger based dynamic changes to a packet flow in a communication network are described. The trigger based dynamic changes can include upgrading and downgrading quality of service (QoS), processing the packet flow, and providing services to the packet flow. These changes can be provided by... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York
20090285224 - Service adaptation machine: A system may include a gateway that is configured to intercept messages being exchanged between multiple services, a message repository that is logically coupled to the gateway and that is configured to store the intercepted messages, a service description repository that is configured to store multiple service descriptions, where each... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090285227 - Transparent mode: A method, system, apparatus, and signal-bearing media for provided discovering a target device via one port of a plurality of virtual ports, creating a target data structure associated with the target device, and allocating a second port of the plurality of virtual ports to a host if the second port... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090285230 - Delay variation buffer control technique: A delay variation buffer controller allowing proper cell delay variation control reflecting an actual network operation status is disclosed. A detector detects an empty status of the data buffer when data is read out from the data buffer at intervals of a controllable time period. A counter counts the number... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090285229 - Method for scheduling of packets in tdma channels: The method of the invention is implemented in ad hoc communications network employing at least two-hop routing and wherein each node in the network employs an omnidirectional send/receive capability. Each node keeps a near neighbour database (NND) updated by receiving of messages. Each Othernode in the network, the message of... Agent: Yoram Tsivion
20090285228 - Multi-stage multi-core processing of network packets: Techniques for multi-stage multi-core processing of network packets are described herein. In one embodiment, work units are received within a network element, each work unit representing a packet of different flows to be processed in multiple processing stages. Each work unit is identified by a work unit identifier that uniquely... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090285231 - Priority scheduling using per-priority memory structures: A system schedules traffic flows on an output port using circular memory structures. The circular memory structures may include rate wheels that include a group of sequentially arranged slots. The traffic flows may be assigned to different rate wheels on a per-priority basis.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090285232 - Service interface for qos-driven hpna networks: An in-band signaling model media control (MC) terminal for an HPNA network includes a frame classification entity (FCE) and a frame scheduling entity (FSE) and provides end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) by passing the QoS requirements from higher layers to the lower layers of the HPNA network. The FCE is... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing
20090285233 - Multi-service phy box: A data communication system includes multiple Media Access Control (MAC) units, multiple physical layer (PHY) interface units, and logic to communicate between the MAC units and the PHY units using a single tunneling protocol over Internet Protocol (IP).... Agent: Fsp LLC
20090285234 - Upper layer protocol selection: A network communication selection system includes one or more subsystems to allow network communications with an endpoint device. The system determines whether a data center Ethernet (DCE) capable network is available to communicate with the endpoint device, determines whether the endpoint device is local or remote and selects a network... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090285237 - Apparatus and methods for constructing a data unit that includes a buffer status report: An apparatus and method for constructing a data unit that includes a buffer status report (BSR) such that when BSR triggering is performed, the size(s) of the necessary sub-header(s) are also to be considered together in addition to the BSR size. There is a checking unit that checks whether any... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090285239 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data by using time slicing: Provided is a data transmission method using time slicing, the method includes: generating a plurality of transmission frames by realigning a plurality of pieces of data of a same layer among data of a plurality of original frames classified in a hierarchical structure based on a resolution; and transmitting the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090285238 - Receiving apparatus, receiving method, communication method and transmission apparatus: A receiving apparatus receiving data separated into a plurality of fragments comprises a detection unit adapted to detect the fragment size of the fragments, and a management unit adapted to manage the arrival status of the plurality of received fragments using the detected fragment size as a unit.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090285236 - Start code detecting apparatus: A start code detecting apparatus comprises a data inputting unit which inputs PES data, a start code searching unit which searches for a code of a predetermined byte included in the PES data inputted by the data inputting unit, a separated start code estimating unit which refers to a stream... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090285235 - System and method for offloading packet protocol encapsulation from software: A method is provided for offloading packet protocol encapsulation from software. In operation, pointer information is received. Furthermore, packet protocol encapsulation is offloaded from software by assembling packets in hardware, using the pointer information.... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Rmi
20090285240 - Efficient physical layer preamble format: A method of generating a data unit preamble includes generating a first field associated with at least one of packet synchronization information or frame boundary indication, and generating a second field associated with channel estimation, including generating a first channel estimation sequence (CES) symbol and generating a second CES symbol,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP (marvell)
20090285241 - Efficient physical layer preamble format: A method for generating a preamble of a data unit includes generating a short training field (STF) of the preamble to include one of a repeating series of a sequences or a repeating series of b sequences, such that a and b are complementary sequences, a sum of out-of-phase aperiodic... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP (marvell)
20090285242 - Multi-service channelized sonet mapper framer: An embodiment of a multi-service mapper framer device and methods for operating same are described. This device may support the interconnection of synchronous optical networks using the SONET and SDH standards to Ethernet packet networks, and may be capable of mapping up to 2.5 gigabits per second of traffic from... Agent: Kevin E. Borg, Patent Agent Mcandrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
20090285243 - System and method for receiving call signals in a communication system: A system and method for dynamically altering detection criterion value at a receiving device based on the portion of a call signal being received. A receiving device is configured to extract a first call signal portion from the call signal, and compare the first call signal portion to a plurality... Agent: Motorola, Inc.11/12/2009 > 123 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090279418 - Overlay modulation of cofdm using phase and amplitude offset carriers: Systems and methods are presented for transmitting additional data over preexisting differential COFDM signals by modulating existing data carriers with a phase and an amplitude offset. In exemplary embodiments of the present invention, additional data capacity can be achieved for an COFDM signal which is completely backwards compatible with existing... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090279419 - Communication apparatus and communication method: To efficiently compress the information amount for feedback when a communication apparatus sends back a result of performing discrete cosine transform on the reception quality information to a communication apparatus of a communicating destination. In a communication apparatus for transmitting feedback information generated based on a plurality of reception quality... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279421 - Apparatus and methods for estimating and compensating sampling clock offset: An apparatus for sampling clock recovery (SCO) and methods for estimating and compensating SCO are provided. The apparatus comprises a symbol timing adjustment module for shifting forward or backward symbol timing of the transmitted OFDM symbols; a discrete Fourier transform (DFT) processor for performing DFT to an output from the... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090279420 - Base station apparatus, radio transmission system, radio base station program, and timing estimation method: A base station apparatus (100) has an FFT unit (102) which FFT transforms a base station GI deleted signal (SBGID) obtained by removing a guard interval from a received signal and outputs a base station FFT signal (SBFFT). A mobile station separating unit (103) separates the base station FFT signal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090279422 - Single sideband and quadrature multiplexed continuous phase modulation: A class of bandwidth reduction techniques are used develop a broad class of modulation types collectively called SSB-FM. These signals can be used to construct communication systems that provide bandwidth-normalized performance gains of 10 dB or more when compared to popular prior art modulation methods. An aspect of the invention... Agent: Eric M. Dowling Interlink 731
20090279425 - Method, system, and network element for service processing after data of network element is invalid or network element fails: A method, a system, and a network element for service processing after data of a network element is invalid or a network element fails is provided. When the service network element receives the service request message from the network and is initiated to a called end and the user data... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090279424 - Methods, communication networks, and computer program products for communicating time division multiplexing traffic using a traffic encapsulation standard configured to support statistical multiplexing (statmux) traffic: A communication network is operated by communicating Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) traffic and data (STATMUX) traffic over a single connection, where the single connection may include multiple aggregated lines using a traffic encapsulation standard configured to support STATMUX traffic.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090279423 - Recovering from failures without impact on data traffic in a shared bus architecture: Methods of detecting and recovering from communication failures within an operating network switching device that is switching packets in a communication network, and associated structures. The communication failures addressed involve communications between the packet processors and a host CPU over a shared communications bus, e.g., PCI bus. The affected packet... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279426 - System and method for dead gateway detection: A system and method for detecting a next-hop dead gateway is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for detecting the next-hop dead gateway includes sending an Internet Protocol (IP) packet by a host to a next-hop gateway associated with the host, receiving the IP packet by the host from the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20090279427 - Control of quality of service in overlapping basic service sets in wireless local area networks: Access priority for wireless devices located in an area in which radiofrequency (RF) coverage areas of a first wireless access point and a second wireless access point overlap is controlled by coordinating operation of the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point. The wireless devices access a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing
20090279428 - Frame transmitting apparatus and method thereof: A frame transmitting apparatus transmits a frame to a frame receiving apparatus. The frame transmitting apparatus includes a accumulated-capacity-value storage unit that has stored therein an accumulated capacity value calculated; a cycle and capacity storage unit that has stored therein a cycle and a frame read capacity at every cycle;... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090279429 - Optimisation process of the control of traffic in a packet telecommunications network: transmitting, from the traffic regulator (6), said acknowledgement of receipt anticipated ACKa to the transmitter terminal (2) so as to slave the sending rate of the packet segments by the transmitter terminal (2) at a rate fixed by said traffic regulator (6).... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090279430 - Femto cell access point passthrough model: The subject innovation provides system(s) and method(s) to supply fixed, differentiated quality of service (QoS) for packetized traffic (e.g., voice and data) intended for femto cell coverage when transmitted concurrently with external broadband traffic. Quality of Service differentiation is supplied without an external implementation. Femto cell coverage is prioritized over... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing
20090279434 - packet-switched access networks: In a packet-switched access network using a tunnelling-type micro-mobility protocol whereby packets are caused to flow through at least one mobility agent located in said access network, a method of reducing congestion at and/or in routers near said mobility agent, which method comprises the steps of causing packet traffic of... Agent: Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, Lc Attn: BoxIPDept.
20090279432 - Intercept flow distribution and intercept load balancer: A system and method for intercepting and load-balancing information including one or more mediation devices configured to receive intercept instructions for intercepting information for a predetermined period of time, an intercept access device configured to receive the intercept instructions from the one or more mediation devices, wherein the intercept access... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090279431 - Load balancing pseudowire encapsulated iptv channels over aggregated links: A method for load balancing IPTV channels is described. In one embodiment of the invention, a first Provider Edge (PE) network element of a label switched network, coupled with a second PE network element over multiple member links of an aggregate link, receives IPTV packets. For each IPTV packet received,... Agent: Daniel M. Devos Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090279435 - Method for realizing backpressure of masses of ports and device thereof: A method for realizing backpressure of masses of ports and a device realizing the method are disclosed. The method for realizing backpressure of masses of ports includes: detecting whether user data transmitted to a channelized physical port reaches a backpressure threshold, generating an idle frame or a series of idle... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090279433 - Monitoring networks: Methods and systems for determining a correction factor for use in monitoring network traffic, said network traffic comprising a plurality of flows of data units, each flow having associated therewith a flow identifier, said data units having associated therewith a path characterisation metric; the method comprising the steps of: selecting... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090279436 - Method for multiple link quality of service for voice and video over internet protocol: A method for achieving multiple link quality of service for video and voice calls over Internet links, or over IP links running in private networks, is described. This method applies to both the non-mobile domain (alternate paths exist in one place at the same time) as well as the mobile... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20090279437 - Locality-based routing table generation: Systems and methods storage of adding a node entry to a routing table of an inquiring node of a data network are disclosed herein. An inquire message is transmitted to a publishing node. The publishing node can be configured to publish a routing entry which can be added by nodes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090279438 - Scalable packet analyzer and related method: A scalable packet analyzer receives data packets from a data packet source for packet analysis and includes a plurality of policy engine arrays, each having a plurality of packet analysis microengines. A policy algorithm loader module is operative with each packet analysis microengine for loading a policy algorithm to each... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20090279439 - Systems, methods and computer program products for controlling high speed network traffic in server blade environments: Systems, methods and computer program products for controlling high-speed network traffic in server blade environments. Exemplary embodiments include a method for controlling high-speed network traffic in a server blade network, the method including identifying a port under test, identifying a debug port, identifying a code state of interest from the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division
20090279440 - Techniques for processing incoming failure detection protocol packets: Techniques that assist in processing of failure detection protocol (FDP) packets. Techniques are provided that assist a CPU of a network device in processing incoming FDP packets. In one embodiment, only a subset of FDP packets received by the network device is forwarded to the CPU for processing, the other... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279441 - Techniques for transmitting failure detection protocol packets: Techniques are provided for processing of failure detection protocol (FDP) packets. Techniques are provided that assist a CPU of a network device in processing incoming FDP packets. The task of transmitting FDP packets from a network device is offloaded from the CPU of the network device and instead handled by... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279442 - Method and system for data communication: There is provided a system and method for multi-user detection by a plurality of base stations situated at different geographical locations through base station cooperation. An exemplary method comprises exchanging detected data iteratively while performing separate detection and decoding of received data streams.... Agent: InternationalIPLaw Group
20090279443 - Analyzing system of network traffic according to variable communication's mass and analyzing method thereof: An analyzing system for measuring and analyzing communication traffic of a network and an analyzing method using the analyzing system are provided. The system includes a data measurement module configured to capture data that influences a change in communication traffic in a network; a measured data functionizing module configured to... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090279447 - Antenna selection with frequency-hopped sounding reference signals: The embodiments of the invention describe a method for antenna selection in a wireless communication network. The network includes a transceiver having a set of antennas. The transceiver is configured to transmit a frequency-hopped sounding reference signal (SRS) over a subband from a subset of antennas at a time. The... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090279445 - Communications system, and base station and terminals used therein: A communications system of the present invention is an OFDMA system (100) including a base station (10) and mobile stations (20), the base station (10) communicating wirelessly with the mobile stations (20) over a plurality of channels. Each mobile station (20) includes: a reception quality measuring section (19) for measuring... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279444 - Method and apparatus for discovering, negotiating, and provisioning end-to-end slas between multiple service provider domains: Domains (multiple collaborating service providers) create service offerings between pairs of edge nodes that interconnect with other domains in the network. The service offerings may specify the available bandwidth, quality of service, reliability, available security, price, subscriber and service contextual specific and other SLA information. When a new service is... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090279448 - Quasi-omni training in channel time allocation period: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for association in contention access periods and to a method for multi-cycle training in channel time allocation periods.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279446 - Radio communication device and cqi generation method: It is possible to provide a radio communication device and a CQI generation method capable of reducing the total number of CQI when reporting CQI for each level in a hierarchized RB. In the device and the method, the RB hierarchy is made as follows: a plurality of groups each... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090279450 - Method for allocation of a quality of service for a packet stream: For a service which is provided in at least one communications network preferably an Internet with service classes—which transmits packets and/or packet streams on a packet-oriented basis as a function of Qualities of Service, use of a service is requested with a controller, and this controller allocates a Quality of... Agent: Dickinson Wright, PLLC
20090279449 - Quality of service and power aware forwarding rules for mesh points in wireless mesh networks: Apparatus, methods and computer program products provide quality of service and power aware forwarding rules for mesh points in wireless mesh networks by monitoring frame flow to and from a first mesh point in the wireless mesh network; and in dependence on the monitored frame flow, setting a power management... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090279452 - Hierarchical mobility management system, access router, anchor node, mobile communication system and route setting method: By use of functions of an access router including an AR return communication state management function to manage the communication state between terminals connected to the access router and an AR return communication notifying function to notify, at detection of new AR return communication, the new AR return communication to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090279453 - Shirnk wrap technique for enclosing mulitple polygons: A computer-implemented method receives a list of polygonal vertices associated with multiple polygons located in proximity to one another in a two-dimensional region and analyzes the polygonal vertices. The method automatically generates, based on the analysis, a polygonal hull that encloses the multiple polygons such that a line segment connecting... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090279451 - Transmitting/receiving method and program and recording medium: The present invention provides a transmitting/receiving method capable of selecting a combination of communication media of the own and its counterpart reflecting the preference of the user or an application for each of flows on communication terminals and capable of doing execution without being known by counterpart the preference information.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279454 - Method for configuring a dhcp server using dhcp option 82: The invention relates to a method for creating a DHCP network device configuration, wherein the parameter allocation by a DHCP server is performed using Option 82, and the assignment for the IP address to be allocated to a network device is determined on the basis of the topological information. The... Agent: K.f. Ross P.C.
20090279455 - Method, a device and a system for converging ip message: A method, a device and a system for converging IP message are disclosed. The invention includes the following step: the CPM server that receives a CPM message determines its service type based on the CPM message and performs a corresponding signaling control, and processes the CPM message content based on... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090279456 - Cascade-type multiplex radio communication relay system: A cascade-type multiplex radio communication relay system, in which a donor and a Main Hub Unit (MHU) are connected to each other through an Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cable to enable duplex communication, and in which a plurality of remote units are connected to the MHU through UTP cables to... Agent: Ipla P.A.
20090279460 - Bundling of ack information in a wireless communication system: Techniques for bundling acknowledgement (ACK) information in a wireless communication system are described. In one design, a user equipment (UE) may receive multiple codewords in at least one downlink subframe. The UE may decode the multiple codewords and determine an ACK or a negative acknowledgement (NACK) for each codeword based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279459 - Cell specific sounding reference signal sub-frame configuration: A method of wireless communication including a plurality of fixed base stations and a plurality of mobile user equipment with each base station transmitting to any user equipment within a corresponding cell a sounding reference signal sub-frame configuration indicating sub-frames when sounding is permitted. Each user equipment recognizes the sounding... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090279457 - Synchronization between uncoordinated time division duplex communication networks: An apparatus and method for synchronization between uncoordinated Time Division Duplex (TDD) communication networks includes a first step (300) of measuring an interference level on channels available to a base station. A next step (302) includes choosing the channel having the lowest interference level. A next step (304) includes determining... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090279458 - Uplink and downlink hybrid automatic repeat request in time division multiplex communications: This invention notes various patterns of uplink and downlink communication in a wireless communication system which satisfy the requirement that a user equipment receiving a downlink grant in subframe n needs to transmit response ACK/NAK bits in an uplink subframe n+k, where k>3 and a user equipment receiving a DL... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090279461 - Access terminal router implementation on enhanced hrpd: An enhanced access terminal (AT) that can serve as a “proxy wireless over-the-air backhaul or relay” is provided, to connect a base station with no backhaul to its neighboring fully functional base station that is connected to the NMS. In a further embodiment, the AT routing and relaying capability provided... Agent: Docket Adminstrator (room 2f-192) Alcatel Lucent
20090279462 - Stateful scheduling with network coding for roadside-to-vehicle communication: Described is a technology by which a roadside-to-vehicle communication system may be implemented, including via a stateful scheduling with network coding scheme that enhances network capacity. Moving vehicles request and receive data from a roadside access points. Each of the access points operate a stateful scheduling algorithm that serves multiple... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090279467 - Adaptive and effective power saving design: A wireless communication network comprising a plurality of base stations capable of wireless communication with a plurality of mobile stations within a coverage area of the network, wherein at least one of the plurality of base stations is capable of setting a first counter and a second counter to an... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090279466 - Flexible sleep mode for advanced wireless systems: A base station capable of wireless communication with a plurality of subscriber stations within a coverage area of a network, where the base station is capable of transmitting, to a subscriber station, a traffic indication message with an indicator value, wherein the indicator value is used by both the base... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090279465 - Method for low power radio operation in a wireless packet network: A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so to the extent needed, thereby conserving power.... Agent: Innovation Partners
20090279463 - Mobile ad hoc network with isosynchronous communications and related methods: A mobile ad hoc network (MANET) may include a plurality of mobile nodes. Each mobile node may include a wireless transceiver and a controller cooperating therewith for exchanging isosynchronous Internet Protocol (IP) communications with at least one adjacent mobile node. The isosynchronous IP communications may comprise at least one of... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20090279464 - Power save mechanism for wireless communication devices: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed to enable power save modes of operation between mobile wireless devices for direct data transfer in an infrastructure BSS. An example embodiment inserts in a message that is transmitted by the transmitting mobile wireless device, a specified time when a next... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing
20090279472 - Communicating program rejection information in broadcast-multicast mobile communication system: The present invention relates to communicating program rejection information in a broadcast-multicast mobile communication system. Preferably, present invention comprises receiving information related to at least one broadcast-multicast service from a base station, determining to receive one or more specific broadcast-multicast services based on the received information, requesting the one or... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090279470 - Device and method for multicast in wireless local access network: A device and method for multicasting data in a wireless network. The method includes receiving multicast data at a specific node of the wireless network, the multicast data including a multicast acknowledgement request; and determining by the specific node whether or not the specific node is requested to send an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279471 - Local and wide-area transmissions in a wireless broadcast network: To broadcast different types of transmission having different tiers of coverage in a wireless broadcast network, each base station processes data for a wide-area transmission in accordance with a first mode (or coding and modulation scheme) to generate data symbols for the wide-area transmission and processes data for a local... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279468 - Methods and apparatuses for increasing data transmission efficiency in a broadcast network: A method for increasing data transmission efficiency in a broadcast network having at least one unicast transmission link and at least one multicast transmission link to a mobile device, the method comprising: identifying a viewing trend based upon monitored viewing activity of first content data by a first plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279469 - The method and device for sending and receiving e-mbms traffic data: The invention provides a method and device for sending MBMS traffic data based on MBMS Cell Group, the method comprises the following steps: channel coding and modulating said MBMS traffic data; determining said MBMS cell group-specific scrambling code; determining said MBMS cell-specific scrambling code; scrambling said MBMS traffic data with... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090279473 - Link training scheme for displayport source repeaters: A system and a method for configuring communication between a source device and a sink device using captured configuration data are described. The source device communicates with a repeater, which modifies received data to facilitate transmission to the sink device, using a communication channel. The communication channel transmits video and/or... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090279474 - Relay station, base station, power management method, and computer readable medium thereof for use in a wireless mesh network: A relay station, a base station, a power management method, and a computer readable medium thereof are provided. The relay station is located within the coverage area of the BS. The relay station comprises a receiving/transmission module and a determination module. The receiving/transmission module is configured to receive a BS... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090279475 - Dynamic link assignment in a communication system: An architecture for the dynamic assignment of links in a multi-user communication system. A plurality of information channels are provided in a forward communication link of the communication system for carrying channel information of the plurality of information channels from a transmitter to a plurality of corresponding receiving devices. The... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)
20090279476 - Frequency correction in a multi-carrier communication system: Methods and systems for correction of frequency errors in multi-carrier communication systems. The composite frequency error associated with the downlink signals are used to infer or derive the composite frequency error associated with the uplink signals, which are used to pre-compensate the uplink signals. Special signal components are transmitted by... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20090279484 - Location information system and method for performing notification based upon location: According to an embodiment, a location based notification method in a SLP (SUPL Location Platform) includes transmitting, by the SLP, a session initialization message including a notification mode parameter indicating one or more of notification and verification based upon the location of the terminal to the terminal; receiving a positioning... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279478 - Method and apparatus for facilitating dynamic cooperative interference reduction: Various embodiments are described for potentially improving coverage and/or the cell-edge outage rate and thereby the system capacity. Logic flow diagrams 10 and 20, in FIGS. 1 and 2, depict functionality performed by communication devices in the system. A first communication device, attempting to successfully receive (12) signaling from a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090279485 - Method and apparatus for network imposed packet data flow control: A method and apparatus provide network-based flow control for mobile station having data connections to the network. In an exemplary embodiment, a Packet Control Function (PCF) in a Radio Access Network (RAN) requests that a Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) in a Packet Core Network (PCN) turn flow control on... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090279480 - Method and apparatus for retransmission scheduling and control in multi-carrier wireless communication networks: In one embodiment, a method of scheduling transmissions for a base station in a multi-carrier wireless communication network comprises scheduling initial transmissions of data packets for one or more users on a first carrier, without reserving scheduling capacity on the first carrier for retransmissions. Doing so increases the scheduled capacity... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090279483 - Method and system to manage wireless communications of high-occupancy vehicles: A system and method for managing wireless communications for a plurality of devices in a high occupancy vehicle is presented. The method comprises steps of creating a global bandwidth usage map across all vehicles, routes, and passengers, transmitting the global bandwidth usage map to a vehicle controller, interpreting the global... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20090279477 - Mobile station, wireless access network apparatus, and mobile communication system: A mobile station, a radio access network apparatus and a mobile communication system that can decrease signal amount of each message to decrease connection delay are provided. The mobile station is provided with storing means configured to store a conversion table between a combination of a plurality of parameters defined... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090279481 - System and method for routing a data packet in a wireless network, computing system in a system for routing a data packet in a wireless network, and method for routing a data packet in a computing system: m
20090279482 - Techniques for enhanced backhaul flow control: Techniques for enhanced backhaul flow control are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a backhaul control system is described that comprises a base station controller (BSC), a backhaul network, and a base transceiver station (BTS). Each is responsive to data and messaging transmitted and received. In one aspect, the BTS includes... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279479 - Wireless communication system and method of wireless communication: A wireless communication system is provided that includes a network and a plurality of access terminals. The plurality of access terminals includes a first group of access terminals configured to receive control information at a first data rate and send a response to the received control information, as well as... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090279495 - Apparatus and method for uplink transmission in wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for uplink transmission in a wireless communication system are provided. The method comprises detecting an expiry of a time alignment timer in a MAC (Medium Access Control) layer, the time alignment timer being used to control how long the UE is considered uplink time aligned, notifying... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279496 - Dedicated and priority based allocation in multi-hop wireless systems: A transmission channel allocation scheme for a multi-hop wireless network takes into account the priority of users, particular application requirements, applicable contractual requirements, and other factors. The channel allocation scheme determines which nodes can share a common channel for transmission without interference, and distinguishes between resources that must be dedicated... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.
20090279487 - Distributed medium access protocol for wireless mesh networks: This invention defines a medium access protocol for the support of mesh networking in wireless communications. It defines a phase for intra-cell and a phase for inter-cell traffic. During the inter-cell traffic a beacon phase is used for the reservation of transmissions. In this phase also information about the mesh... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090279493 - Method and apparatus for resource allocation in wireless communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate resource allocation and management in a wireless communication system. As described herein, a resource grid structure can be utilized to allocate resources for respective users corresponding to a given channel (e.g., a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH)). The resource grid can be constructed... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279489 - Methods and apparatus for prioritizing assignment of a packet data session for a plurality of applications of a mobile communication device: Methods and apparatus for prioritizing assignment of a packet data session for a plurality of applications of a mobile communication device, especially when operating in wireless networks that limit the number of simultaneous packet data sessions available to the mobile device. The plurality of applications include at least a first... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090279492 - Methods and apparatus for use in facilitating access to a communication service via a wlan hotspot: A mobile communication device identifies and selects a wireless local area network (WLAN) available for communications in its coverage area. Automatically, without detecting any requests made by a user via a browser application. The mobile device initiates a request (e.g. an HTTP GET request) to a predetermined server site of... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090279498 - Multi-carrier communications with group-based subcarrier allocation: A method and apparatus for subcarrier selection for systems is described. In one embodiment, the system employs orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA). In one embodiment, a method for subcarrier selection comprises a subscriber measuring channel and interference information for subcarriers based on pilot symbols received from a base station,... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20090279490 - Terrestrial based high speed data communications mesh network: This present invention is a network for providing high speed data communications. The network includes multiple terrestrial transmission stations that are located within overlapping communications range and a mobile receiver station. The terrestrial transmission stations provide a continuous and uninterrupted high speed data communications link with the mobile receiver station... Agent: Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
20090279491 - Terrestrial based high speed data communications mesh network: Provided are an apparatus and a method for transmitting a CBP packet for communication information sharing between base stations in a CR-based wireless communication system. In the method, a CBP packet including a CBP identifier is transmitted to a base station of adjacent cells via one SCW slot. A CBP... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090279488 - Variable header types for persistent resource allocation in a wireless network: Various example embodiments are disclosed herein. According to an example embodiment, an apparatus may include a wireless receiver configured to receive a persistent resource allocation, the persistent resource allocation providing a periodically recurring resource, and a wireless transmitter configured to transmit a persistent data burst in a first frame via... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090279486 - Wireless base station device, terminal, and wireless communication method: A wireless base station device includes a plurality of transmit weight generation sections and a beam selection section. The transmit weight generation sections generate pieces of transmit weight information used for spatial division multiplexing transmission according to different algorithms. The pieces of transmit weight information are generated based on channel... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090279497 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication system: A wireless communication device of the present invention receives a signal on a channel that another wireless communication device allocates to the wireless communication device from a plurality of channels. The wireless communication device includes: an update channel selector that selects a plurality of request channels that are candidates to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279500 - Methods of sending control information for users sharing the same resource: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for sending control information to multiple user terminals that share the same resources in a Spatial Division Multiple Access (SDMA) wireless system. The control information can be transmitted from an access point over a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) that... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279499 - Wireless resource allocating apparatus, on-vehicle apparatus, and wireless resource allocating system: A wireless resource allocating apparatus includes a ranging signal receiving unit that receives a signal indicating that an on-vehicle apparatus loaded on a vehicle is present within a predetermined area, an on-vehicle apparatus quantity calculating unit that calculates the number of on-vehicle apparatuses present within the area from the signal... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090279501 - Wireless station and frame constructing method and frame reading method thereof: Wireless stations and methods thereof are provided. Allocations in a frame are considered to have a predetermined transmission sequence. MAP in the frame arranges zone allocation IEs of the allocations by following the predetermined transmission sequence so that a station receive the frame can know the predetermined transmission sequence. By... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090279506 - Fixed-mobile communications with mid-session mode switching: A method for performing mode-agile communications during a communications session is disclosed. A communications terminal device supporting multiple modes of access is configured to determine when, during a session involving a first mode of access communications, a second mode of access is available and is to be used for subsequent... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090279502 - Internetworking between wman and wlan networks: According to one general aspect, a method of using a base station (BS) comprising receiving, by the BS of a first wireless network, a notification that a mobile station (MS) is entering a semi-idle state with respect to the first network, wherein the semi-idle mode is also associated with the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20090279505 - Service zone switching method based on load considering inter-cell interference in 802.16/wibro systems: There is provided a method of switching a zone through which services are provided to subscriber stations (SS) in an environment using an FRF-1 zone and an FRF-3 zone based on traffic load of each zone in order to reduce the inter-cell interference in 802.16/WiBro systems. The service zone switching... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20090279503 - Systems and methods for multimode wireless communication handoff: Methods and apparatus for base-station-assisted handover between WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) EVDO (Evolution-Data Optimized) or 1xRTT (one times Radio Transmission Technology, or 1x) networks during normal operation of a dual-mode mobile station (MS) are provided. By having a base station (BS) using... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279504 - Systems and methods for multimode wireless communication handoff: Methods and apparatus for autonomous handover between WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) EVDO (Evolution-Data Optimized) or 1×RTT (one times Radio Transmission Technology, or 1×) networks during normal operation of a dual-mode mobile station (MS) are provided. The methods and apparatus may improve service... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279507 - Communication device and handover method: A communication device can perform handover in accordance with a traffic type. In a non-real time communication, it is possible to prevent loss of packet data. In a real time communication, a handover can be rapidly performed without causing a delay. In this device, a handover control unit (105) judges... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090279509 - Mac protocol for centrally controlled multichannel wireless local area networks: A wireless system and method of wireless communication are described.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090279508 - Scanning methods and apparatus for system acquisition: In one illustrative example, a system acquisition method suitable for use in W-CDMA utilizes a receiver having an automatic frequency control (AFC) circuit. A system acquisition scan is performed over a plurality of candidate frequencies in an RF band. During the system acquisition scan, a pilot signal of a system... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC
20090279510 - System and method for releasing quality of service resources in mobile communication network: A system and a method for releasing quality of service (QoS) resources in a mobile communication network enable QoS resources allocated to a mobile terminal to be released, if, after the mobile terminal is allocated with resources for QoS through an Evolution-Data Optimized (EVDO) Revision A (rA) network to receive... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090279514 - Apparatus and method for transmission opportunity in mesh network: An apparatus and method of transmission opportunity in a mesh network is disclosed. A beacon timing from a receiver MP is received. The beacon timing includes a beacon reception timing of a received beacon frame that is received by the receiver MP from a neighboring MP of the receiver MP.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090279513 - Method for transmitting signal and method for receiving signal: A sector transmitter maps a synchronization channel and a broadcast channel to be on a time axis adjacent to each other, and applies the same bandwidth and the same transmission diversity to the synchronization channel and the broadcast channel. A mobile station estimates a plurality of channel statuses for a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090279511 - Multi-transceiver mobile communication device and methods for negative scheduling: Embodiments of a multi-transceiver mobile communication device and methods for negative scheduling are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a broadband wireless access network (BWAN) transceiver of a multi-transceiver mobile communication device may transmit a negative scheduling (NS) request frame that includes time-related... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090279512 - Wireless communication system, radio base station apparatus and radio terminal apparatus: A wireless communication system comprises radio base station apparatuses each of which transmits an estimation pilot in advance for estimating the quality of a downlink communication after a spatial signal processing performed after a time unified among the radio base station apparatuses; and radio terminal apparatuses each of which receives... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090279515 - Apparatus and a method for service continuity between umts network and wlan: The present invention relates to a method for guaranteeing service continuity between a 3GPP network and a non-3GPP network. According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, when a mobile station receiving a service from the 3GPP network moves to the non-3GPP network or it moves back to the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090279525 - Association in contention access period: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for association in contention access periods and to a method for multi-cycle training in channel time allocation periods.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279521 - Base station device, base station management device and base station management system: A base station device connected to a base station management device including: a wireless receiving unit receiving transmission data from a wireless terminal; a mode retaining unit stored with a centralized mode for setting a transmission destination of the transmission data in the base station management device, or a distributed... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090279519 - Location survey for power calibration in a femto cell: System(s) and method(s) are provided to survey a confined area serviced by femto cell for power calibration. Building survey facilitates calibration of femto cell power to suit actual coverage conditions within the building. A femto access point (AP) is set to “calibration mode” while a “calibration call” is effected (e.g.,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing
20090279524 - Method and apparatus for reducing control signaling overhead in hybrid wireless network: Embodiments of the present invention include a method and apparatus for reducing control signaling overhead in a hybrid wireless network. The method comprises receiving a wireless frame in the hybrid wireless network at a first terminal, and determining whether the received wireless frame is a control frame for a wireless... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090279518 - Method and arrangement for providing a wireless mesh network: A method and an arrangement for providing a wire-free mesh network are provided. An approval procedure is carried out in situations in which a subscriber who is registering on the mesh network transmits an MAC address which already exists in the mesh network, such that two different subscribers within the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090279517 - Methods and systems for multi-mode terminal scanning: Certain embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for scanning for paging messages in a second radio access technology (RAT) network, such as a CDMA network, while connected to a first RAT network, such as a WiMAX network. For certain embodiments, an enhanced scanning request message may facilitate establishing... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279522 - Network device and method for local routing of data traffic: The present invention is related to a network device for serving a local network being in connection with a mobile network. The network device comprises interfaces for exchanging a data packet and further comprises a packet filter arranged for being connected to a local anchor point replicating the data connection... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090279520 - Scalable wlan gateway: A technique for combining transmission bandwidths of several mobile stations (MS1, MS2) is disclosed. A master mobile station (MS1) establishes a WLAN base station communicating with WLAN client terminals (CT). One or more slave mobile stations (MS2) may detect a predefined network identifier and join the WLAN network. The master... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20090279516 - Un-interrupted voip radio gateway services through clustering: A voice-over-internet system and method is disclosed which comprises a gateway (40) and a separate remote gateway (50) which can each provide signals between a radio (12) and a user terminal (24) via the internet (22). If one of the gateways fails, the other gateway is able to take over... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090279523 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: Provided is a wireless communication apparatus wherein random multi-access can be performed while ensuring a transmission distance, even with a radio wave having directivity. A wireless communication apparatus (100) transmits/receives directional radio waves and performs ad hoc network communication with other wireless communication apparatuses. The wireless communication apparatus is provided... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090279526 - Wireless lan system, a terminal and a recording medium readable by a computer: In a wireless LAN system, a terminal that includes a device for wireless LAN connection is capable of simple connection setting for wireless LAN. In said terminal, a simple connection setting recorder records each methods of simple connection setting that easily sets the simple connection setting for the wireless LAN,... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090279528 - Method and system for single antenna receiver system for hsdpa: Aspects of a method and system for a single antenna receiver system for HSDPA are provided. Aspects of a method for processing RF signals, the method may comprise computing channel estimates based on a plurality of received individual distinct path signals, generating timing reference signals indicating a location of at... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090279527 - Wireless communication apparatus and data multiplexing method: A wireless transmitting apparatus capable of improving the reception characteristic at a data stream receiving end. In this apparatus, I/Q separating parts (110, 112) each separate first data modulated symbols included in any of a plurality of data streams, which are to be multiplexed, into first in-phase components and first... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090279531 - Method for synchronizing radio communication system divided into radio cells: Data is transmitted via time division multiple access methods and every radio cell includes one base station each for the radio coverage of a plurality of mobile stations assigned to the radio cell. The base station receives, in addition to mobile station signals of its own radio cell, mobile station... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090279529 - Synchronization in mobile communication system: A solution to overcome synchronization problems related to a scenario where multiple radio access networks utilize a shared frequency band in a radio communication environment is provided. The radio access networks are synchronized to a common synchronization source which may be a synchronization signal broadcasted by another radio system. The... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk
20090279538 - Dynamic communication line assignment: A system that enables a calling party to communicate with a called party over a communications network comprises: (a) a web page storage device that is operable to send, over the internet, (i) web pages to a calling party device, the web pages including a data entry screen into which... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)
20090279533 - Extensible and secure transmission of multiple conversation contexts: The entry and transmission of notes to recipients along the conversation chain. Notes can be created based on an incoming caller. The notes can be transmitted to the conversation recipient for viewing before, during, and after the recipient accepts the conversation. This is facilitated by a communications client that operates... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090279536 - Ip forwarding across a link state protocol controlled ethernet network: Nodes on an Ethernet network run a link state protocol on the control plane and install shortest path forwarding state into their FIBs to allow packets to follow shortest paths through the network without requiring MAC header replacement at each hop through the network. When a node learns an IP... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki
20090279537 - Method and system for network address translation (nat) traversal of real time protocol (rtp) media: A solution for the Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal problem for Real Time Protocol (RTP) is provided, which uses an RTP Proxy (e.g., a Session Border Controller (SBC)), instead of being logically located between the NAT and the Feature Server (FS), but instead, for devices which use a protocol unsupported... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman
20090279534 - Method and system for placing a voip call: The present document describes a method and system for placing a VoIP call from a user using a user voice interface device in a given geographical area to a contact using a contact voice interface device in a distant geographical area. The method comprises: assigning an individual local access phone... Agent: Benoit & Cote, S.e.n.c.
20090279539 - Post answer call redirection via voice over ip: A method is provided for forming a multi-media communication path between at least first, second and third communication devices coupled to a multi-media provider system during post answer call redirecting and/or teleconferencing. The method includes receiving and processing a first call request at a circuit-based portion of the multi-media provider... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.
20090279535 - Providing dynamic services during a voip call: The present document describes a method and system for providing services during a call established between a user making the call and a contact. The call being established using a voice interface device having a key. The method comprises: providing an electronic assistant in a background mode; using the key... Agent: Benoit & Cote, S.e.n.c.
20090279532 - Tcp/ip based voice communication system: In various embodiments described herein a TCP/IP based voice communication system is described. The TCP/IP based voice communication system may be useful in a correctional facility or other environments such as college campus, hospitals or other institutions. In addition to providing voice communication from a source to a destination, the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090279540 - Cluster coupler in a time triggered network: The invention relates to a cluster coupler in a time triggered network for connecting clusters operating on the same protocol. Further, it relates to a network having a plurality of clusters, which are coupled via a cluster coupler. It also relates to a method for communicating between different clusters. To... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20090279545 - Automatic packet tagging: A network device is arranged for coupling to a first network segment (18) to a second network segment (17), and has a transfer unit (23) for transferring data packets between the first and second network segments. The device has a determining unit (24) for determining a service requirement for a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090279543 - Method and system for handling tethered user devices in a telecommunications network: The presently described embodiments relate to a method for handling data sessions performed using tethered user devices in a network. The presently described embodiments are directed to network functionality to receive a tethered device indicator by a network element. The tethered device indicator, in at least one form, originates from... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090279544 - Provisioning point-to-multipoint paths: Establishing a point-to-multipoint path includes establishing a first label switched path from a source to a first destination, where the first label switched path is represented by a first label set comprising first node-label pairs. A second label switched path is established from the source to a second destination, where... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090279541 - Techniques for detecting non-receipt of fault detection protocol packets: Techniques that assist in processing of failure detection protocol (FDP) packets. Techniques are provided that assist a CPU of a network device in processing incoming FDP packets. In one embodiment, a module is provided in a network device for detecting and flagging the non-receipt of FDP packets by the network... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279542 - Techniques for using dual memory structures for processing failure detection protocol packets: Techniques are provided for assisting in the processing of failure detection protocol (FDP) packets. Techniques are provided that assist a CPU of a network device in processing incoming FDP packets. In one embodiment, only a subset of FDP packets received by the network device is forwarded to the CPU for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279546 - Flexible method for processing data packets in a network routing system for enhanced efficiency and monitoring capability: According to an embodiment of the invention, a network device such as a router or switch provides efficient data packet handling capability. The network device includes one or more input ports for receiving data packets to be routed, as well as one or more output ports for transmitting data packets.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279547 - Network-aware adapter for applications: Streams of data traffic from various applications may be handled by a network-aware adapter module as part of a greater platform for filtering communicating the streams to intelligent network components. A distinguishing factor associated with a given data stream may be determined and used as a basis for selecting a... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090279548 - Pipeline method and system for switching packets: A switching device comprising one or more processors coupled to a media access control (MAC) interface and a memory structure for switching packets rapidly between one or more source devices and one or more destination devices. Packets are pipelined through a series of first processing segments to perform a plurality... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279549 - Hitless software upgrades: Disclosed is a technique for facilitating software upgrade for a switching system comprising a first management processor and a second management processor and a set of one or more line processors, the techniques comprising receiving a signal to perform a software upgrade for a line processor from the set of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279550 - Tunneling for efficient network traffic management: Data traffic is scheduled by, in a first scheduler, selecting a source of traffic from a plurality of sources of traffic, each source being associated with a second scheduler, in a second scheduler associated with the selected source of traffic, selecting a type of traffic from a plurality of types... Agent: Patentry
20090279552 - Method and apparatus for distributing end-to-end qinq service tags automatically: A method for automatically distributing end-to-end 802.1Q in 802.1Q (QinQ) service tags includes: filtering out an applicable Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) tag operation mode set according to a VLAN tag operation mode of an upstream node; selecting a VLAN tag operation mode; and obtaining a VLAN tag value automatically... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090279551 - Vertical integration of network management for ethernet and the optical transport: Systems and methods are described that vertically integrate telecommunications network management across multiple transport domains and network layers to support E2E network management. Embodiments vertically integrate telecommunications network management across multiple transport layers such as physical layers (optical), data link layers (Ethernet), and upper layers (VLAN), and establish an inventory... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Canavan
20090279554 - Device with ethernet switch function and single ethernet connector: A Local Area Network (LAN) device is provided that includes an integrated switching function and a single network port. More specifically, the single network port of the LAN device may be used to provide communications over two different channels to/from two different external network devices. Thus, the LAN device may... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20090279553 - Proxy node discovering method, and relay node used in the method, and, node discovering method, and first node, second node and relay node used in the method: A technology is disclosed that can provide a proxy node discovering method, a relay node used in the method, and the like, the method in which a proxy can be decided even when a local technology is not present between a data transmitter and the proxy or between an application... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090279555 - Method and apparatus for a fast installation of an ip user connection over a 3gpp nb interface under application of the bicc \"delayed backward bearer establishment\" and avoidance of failure: An IP user data transport connection is established between a Media Gateway O and a Media Gateway T according to the BICC “Delayed Backward Bearer Establishment”. The Media Gateway O sends an IPBCP Accepted message towards the Media Gateway T upon receipt of an IPBCP Request message from Media Gateway... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090279557 - Method of route convergence, routing device, and main control board in routing device .: A method of route convergence, a routing device, and a main control board in the routing device are provided herein. The method includes receiving route information from multiple neighbor routing devices; selecting a route among the received route information, and applying the selected route to update an FIB of the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090279556 - System and method for providing a pluggable architecture for state management in a telecommunication service access gateway: A network service access gateway is described that provides a pluggable state management architecture for storing state information. The gateway typically processes requests between entities such as external applications and subscriber mobile devices. In processing data, the gateway can implement multiple storage providers which are selected according to the data... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20090279559 - Method and apparatus for aggregating input data streams: A method and apparatus aggregate a plurality of input data streams from first processors into one data stream for a second processor, the circuit and the first and second processors being provided on an electronic circuit substrate. The aggregation circuit includes (a) a plurality of ingress data ports, each ingress... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279558 - Network routing apparatus for enhanced efficiency and monitoring capability: According to an embodiment of the invention, a network device such as a router or switch provides efficient data packet handling capability. The network device includes one or more input ports for receiving data packets to be routed, as well as one or more output ports for transmitting data packets.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279560 - Adaptive rate control: Techniques are given for determining the data transmission or sending rates in a router or switch of two or more input queues in one or more input ports sharing an output port, which may optionally include an output queue. The output port receives desired or requested data from each input... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20090279561 - Backplane interface adapter: A backplane interface adapter for a network switch. The backplane interface adapter includes at least one receiver that receives input cells carrying packets of data; at least one cell generator that generates encoded cells which include the packets of data from the input cells; and at least one transmitter that... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090279562 - Content-aware dynamic network resource allocation: Network resources allocated for particular application traffic are aware of the characteristics of L4+ content to be transmitted. One embodiment of the invention realizes network resource allocation in terms of three intelligent modules, gateway, provisioning and classification. A gateway module exerts network control functions in response to application requests for... Agent: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo
20090279563 - Signaling separate unicast and broadcast information with a common pilot: Aspects describe conveying unicast information and broadcast information in a resource set for a transmission request. The unicast information and broadcast information can be transmitted at substantially the same time. Power control can be applied separately to the unicast information and the broadcast information for reliable decoding. A null request... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090279564 - Method and apparatus for reducing service impairment in link aggregation group: A method and apparatus for reducing service impairment in a LAG are provided. The method includes: dividing a service packet into multiple service sub-flows, and allocating the multiple service sub-flows to all the physical ports averagely; after a new port is added, configuring a preset quantity of service sub-flows for... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090279565 - Method and apparatus for adaptive time division multiplexing on a multi-channel wireline medium with colocated transceivers: A wireline communications circuit using transceivers compatible with a wireless communications protocol is disclosed using access points and stations in an adaptive Time Division Multiple Access scheme for a multi-channel medium with colocated transceivers. Methods of operating an access point and a station, their implementations as chips and the implementation... Agent: Gregory Smith & Associates
20090279566 - Method and system for reducing call set up time in a group call: A method and system for communicating over an access channel in a network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a request at the network device (102) from a first communication device (104), to initiate a group call. The method also includes the transmission of the control channel capsule (402) from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090279568 - Class-based bandwidth allocation and admission control for virtual private networks with differentiated service: A method and apparatus for establishing a virtual private network (VPN) session for a priority request. The method and apparatus includes identifying a priority request from a plurality of VPN session request classes. Reserved bandwidth is allocated to the priority request if a nominally allocated bandwidth is insufficient to satisfy... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090279567 - System and method for dynamic bandwidth provisioning: Embodiments disclosed herein provide a control device and a method executing thereon for allocating network bandwidth to users accessing a controlled network. In response to a user connecting to the control device using a user device, the control device obtains a user bandwidth allocation profile for that user based on... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20090279569 - Method and apparatus for assembling network layer data units: A method and apparatus for assembling a first network layer data unit from one or more second layer data units is described. The approach comprises receiving multiple second network layer data units, identifying whether all second network data layer units required for assembling a complete first network layer data unit... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090279570 - Flexible tributary interface: A system and method are provided for transporting Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) tributaries. The method accepts a plurality of PDH tributaries; generates a serial data stream of interleaved PDH tributaries; generates a serial control stream of signals for recovering the PDH tributaries; and, generates a clock signal for timing the... Agent: Gerald W. Maliszewski
20090279571 - Diversity proximity communication: A diversity proximity communication system formed on two juxtaposed chips, one having a two-dimensional array of transmit elements, the other having a two-dimensional array of receive elements. The receive and transmit elements need not be aligned and may have nominal alignment of one transmit element overlapping the corners of four... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090279572 - Transmission apparatus and method: A burst signal generator generates a burst signal that is a variable length portion whose length changes in accordance with fluctuations in data input at a predetermined period. An OFDM modulator generates an OFDM signal (including a guard interval portion and an effective symbol portion) that is a fixed length... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto11/05/2009 > 123 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090274035 - Dynamic interleaving method and device: An interleaving method (2) and an interleaver (9) for frequency interleaving data symbols. The data symbols are for allocation to carriers in a set of NFFT carriers of a module for multiplexing and modulation by orthogonal functions in a multicarrier transmitter device (3). A block of Npm successive data symbols... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090274036 - Harq based ici coding scheme: Method and apparatus for transmitting data in an OFDM communication system, the method including transmitting over a channel, an original data packet that includes original data, the original data packet including at least one modulated data symbol encoded onto at least one sub-carrier using a first coding scheme. The method... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090274037 - Method for mapping physical hybrid automatic repeat request indicator channel: A method for mapping a physical hybrid automatic repeat request indicator channel (PHICH) is described. The method for mapping a PHICH includes determining an index of a resource element group transmitting a repetitive pattern of the PHICH, according to a ratio of the number of available resource element groups in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090274038 - Digital broadcasting receiving apparatus with channel estimation function: A delay profile generating circuit 9 generates a delay profile signal. Concerning the delay profile signal, a ghost decision circuit 10 makes a decision as to the presence or absence of ghosts that will appear during traveling of a mobile vehicle in response to a transmission mode signal fed from... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090274039 - Wireless communication device adopting ofdm modulation: A wireless communication device includes a converting circuit, a discrete Fourier transformer, a separating circuit, a correcting unit. The converting circuit converts an analog signal having an in-phase component and a quadrature component into a digital signal having a real part and an imaginary part of complex number respectively. The... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090274041 - Fast feedback contention-based ranging procedure in wireless communications systems: A fast feedback mechanism is provided in a contention-based ranging procedure. A Subscriber Station (SS) initializes a ranging procedure by sending a ranging code on a selected ranging opportunity for resource access to a Base Station (BS) on a shared ranging channel in a previous uplink frame. The SS also... Agent: Imperium Patent Works
20090274040 - Mid-call redirection of traffic through application-layer gateways: A method and apparatus are disclosed for redirecting traffic associated with an application so that the traffic advantageously traverses (or “hairpins”) through an application-layer gateway. Because the present invention advantageously redirects traffic without any participation by routers, no changes to or replacement of routers in a network is required. The... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090274044 - Methods and apparatus for decentralized rapid recovery for ethernet rings: A telecommunications system including a plurality of switches defining an Ethernet ring; a plurality of virtual local area networks defined on the Ethernet ring, defining a number of virtual local area networks (VLANs) equal in number to the number of links; and a ring recovery system configured to recover from... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090274043 - Multi-level interconnection network: A method and system for providing a multi-level interconnection network is provided. A multi-level interconnection network comprises basic cells that are aggregated into higher level cells at each level of the network. At the first level, the basic cells are aggregated into first level cells. Each first level cell is... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090274042 - Network based switchover to original content after ad-insertion device failure: In one embodiment, a network device joins a first multicast tree to receive post-ad-inserted video content. The network device also joins a second multicast tree to receive the pre-ad-inserted video content. The content from the first multicast tree is forwarded by the network device to the receiver(s). The network device... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20090274045 - Qos provisioning in a network having dynamic link states: A network node for a network having dynamic link states includes a processing unit and computer-readable memory for causing the processing unit to monitor a link state of the network; perform QoS provisioning and make appropriate updates to the QoS provisioning based on changes in the link state and QoS... Agent: Hugh P. Gortler
20090274046 - Transparent optimization for transmission control protocol flow control: A system and method that optimizes transmission control protocol (TCP) flow control without intruding upon TCP's core algorithms. A control module relatively near a sender's local area network (LAN) automatically identifies a packet flow that has become window-limited. After the packet flow has been identified as window-limited, the control module... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P.a
20090274047 - Distributed bi-directional flow control in wireless mesh networks: A distributed, bidirectional congestion control and starvation avoidance system for wireless mesh networks. In particular implementations, the nodes of the wireless mesh network monitor their respective local buffers for traffic load, and signal upstream and downstream nodes in response to detected congestion or excess capacity to dynamically allocate transmit capacity... Agent: Baker Botts LLP Mark J. Spolyar
20090274050 - Load control of ue mbms measurement reporting: An improved method and a communication means node implementing the method for load control in connection with a multimedia service transmission intended for multiple receivers over a wireless network are disclosed. The receivers in the wireless network are able to respond to requests communicated from an ordering entity by feeding... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090274048 - Methods and apparatus for dynamic load balancing with e-aich: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate dynamic load balancing in a communications network. In particular, one or more mobile devices can send random access preambles on an uplink frequency paired to a downlink frequency employed to connect the one or more mobile devices to a base station. The base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274049 - Non-blocked network system and packet arbitration method thereof: A non-blocked network system and a packet arbitration method thereof are provided to dynamically adjust packet arbitration policy, thereby avoiding the congestion of packet traffic. The non-blocked network system includes a switch network, a source device and a target device. The switch network includes at least a first switch unit... Agent: Ipr Works, LLC
20090274051 - Dynamic switch contact protection: A dynamic switch contact protection circuit and technique to protect a channel switch within an electrical system by limiting transients when the switch is turned on or turned off. The protection circuit comprises switching between a high resistance path and a low resistance path. The high resistance path comprises a... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20090274052 - Automatic outage alert system: An outage notification system is provided which includes a first communication network, a second communication network, a plurality of first communication units communicatively coupled to the first communication network and the second communication network, a network monitoring unit communicatively coupled to the first communication network and configured to detect a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090274053 - Methods, devices and computer program products for capturing events associated network anomalies: Methods, devices and computer program products are provided for capturing information associated with a triggering event at a network-enabled device. A triggering event is detected at a first network-enabled device. A message is transmitted to at least one other network-enabled device responsive to the detected triggering event. The message includes... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090274054 - System and method for detecting a network loop: A system and methods of detecting a loop in a network having at least one access point with a first interface and a second interface, at least one switch with multiple ports, and at least one client with a first interface and a second interface, including: the access point first... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20090274055 - Method for determining a route in a network and a quality-related parameter for said route: A routing method for a network burdens the network with less routing messages. According to said method, routing hellos for calculating the link metrics are used. The method thus removes the need for metric beacons.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090274056 - Method of identifying at least one route satisfying at least one constraint between a source node and a destination node in a telecommunications network: A device (20) for identifying a route satisfying a first constraint between a source node and a destination node in a telecommunications network. The device includes: means (31, 32, 33) for implementing a proactive routing protocol (RPR) adapted to establish a routing table (TR) and a topology table (TT); test... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090274061 - Computer readable storage media for wireless ofdm communication: Messages transmitted between a receiver and a transmitter are used to maximize a communication data rate. In particular, a multicarrier modulation system uses messages that are sent from the receiver to the transmitter to exchange one or more sets of optimized communication parameters. The transmitter then stores these communication parameters... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC
20090274059 - Method and system for switching antenna and channel assignments in broadband wireless networks: A method and apparatus for antenna switching, grouping, and channel assignments in wireless communication systems. The invention allows multiuser diversity to be exploited with simple antenna operations, therefore increasing the capacity and performance of wireless communications systems. Channel characteristics indicative of signal reception quality for downlink or bi-directional traffic for... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20090274058 - System and method for heartbeat signal generation: A system and method for heartbeat signal generation are provided. The method includes determining a communication condition and generating heartbeat signals based on the determined communication condition. The system includes a plurality of communication cells and at least one communication device configured to generate heartbeat signals. A rate of generating... Agent: Brian C. Oakes Tyco Technology Resources
20090274060 - System and method for remote monitoring in a wireless network: A technique for combining operations of a wireless access point with a remote probe. An access point links a wireless client to a wireless switch. A remote probe captures wireless packets, appends radio information, and forwards packets to a remote observer for analysis. In an embodiment, the observer may provide... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20090274057 - Systems, methods and software for identifying a preferred egress gateway in a bypass network for accessing a content server in another network: A bypass computer network has multiple egress gateways for communicating with one or more content servers in other computer network(s). The bypass network is configured to test the performance between each egress gateway and a content server, and to identify at least one preferred egress gateway for accessing the content... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c
20090274064 - Light switch as a wireless hub: The current invention is directed to using utility outlets as wireless hubs within a premise so as to avoid the use of stand-alone wireless access points. Using utility outlets as wireless hubs requires the use of less cables and enhances security of wireless communication in a premises.... Agent: Optimal Technologies, Inc.
20090274065 - Method and apparatus for setting wireless local area network by using button: A method and apparatus for setting a wireless local area network (LAN) based on manipulating a button is provided. In the method, an existing wireless network links with a network that supports a wireless security setup. The method includes storing setup information about a currently associated wireless network if the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090274062 - Method and apparatus for updating dns of host in ipv6 stateless address configuration: Disclosed is a method for updating DNS of host in IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration, wherein an option is added in the RS message sent by a host and/or RA message sent by a router, said option including information for negotiation of updating DNS of host. Based on said information, the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090274063 - Multi-level interconnection network: A method and system for providing a multi-level interconnection network is provided. A multi-level interconnection network comprises basic cells that are aggregated into higher level cells at each level of the network. At the first level, the basic cells are aggregated into first level cells. Each first level cell is... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090274067 - System and method for network planning: A method for designing a communication network is provided. Network demand data is gathered and network architecture data is gathered. Based in part on the network demand data and the network architecture data, a network plan is automatically generated.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20090274066 - Systems and methods for implementing multi-topology support for label distribution protocol (ldp) of a multiprotocol label switching network: System and method for support multiple topology in Label Distribution Protocol of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network are disclosed. The system includes a number of network elements and a communication mechanism used to connect the network elements. The network elements discover LDP peers within the network topology, and create and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090274069 - Inter-access network topology discovery: The disclosure relates to building a topology map that can be used to provide a requesting wireless terminal with information relevant to its current location. Information on neighboring cells of different access networks is maintained in the topology map. An inter-access network (IAN) topology apparatus builds to topology map based... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090274068 - Network having redundancy properties, ethernet switch for such a network and method for configuring such a network: There is described a network having redundancy properties, an Ethernet switch, and a method for configuring the network. At least two network segments which are formed with a plurality of Ethernet switches are connected to one another by means of a redundant connection comprising at least two coupling channels. During... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090274070 - Power management of networked devices: A network-centric, power management system and method is disclosed for monitoring and controlling device nodes attached to a network. The monitoring and controlling includes collecting and processing information available on the network about the device nodes and using the collected information to manage power on the device nodes.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090274071 - Aggregation of resources over multiple frames in a tdd communication system: According to embodiments of the present invention, multiple frames or sub-frames on an uplink channel may be aggregated into one logical unit for demodulation and decoding to allow one data packet to span over multiple frames. Multi-frame aggregation is enabled by modifying the uplink resource allocation messages transmitted to the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090274072 - Antenna feed network for full duplex cummunication: The present invention provides a wireless device for effecting two way wireless transmission, an antenna feed network, and a patch antenna. The wireless device includes an antenna assembly having two inputs accepting two feed signals shifted a feed signal phase difference apart. The antenna assembly receives a radiated signal and... Agent: Herbert F. Ruschmann
20090274077 - Method and apparatus for downlink data arrival: A method is provided to generate messages for wireless communications. The method includes encapsulating a first message protocol within the framework of a second message protocol and generating a message from the first message protocol and the second message protocol. The method transmits the first message protocol to an allocation... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274074 - Method for channel quality measures in a multiple antenna system: The invention relates to a laminate structure comprising a first active layer having a first electrode potential, a second active layer having a second electrode potential, wherein the second electrode potential being different from the first electrode potential and wherein the first and second active layers are arranged at a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090274075 - Radio communication apparatus: A radio communication apparatus performing time division duplex alternately switching a transmission period and a reception period by time dividing an identical frequency, includes the steps of: detecting a transmission signal to be transmitted to the antenna so as to perform radio transmission from an antenna commonly used for transmission... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090274076 - Sounding reference signal user equipment specific sub-frame configuration: A method of wireless communication including a plurality of fixed basestations and a plurality of mobile user equipment with each basestation transmitting to any user equipment within a corresponding cell a sounding reference signal sub-frame configuration indicating sub-frames when sounding is permitted. Each user equipment recognizes the sounding reference signal... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090274073 - Transmit emission control in a wireless transceiver: Methods and apparatus for control of uplink resource allocation and undesirable transmit emissions from a wireless transceiver in a frequency division duplex (FDD) or hybrid frequency division duplex (H-FDD) wireless system. The bandwidths spanned by the receive band and the transmit band may be symmetric or asymmetric. Additionally, each of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090274078 - Method, base station, and user terminal for implementing uplink resource indication: A method, a base station (BS), and a user terminal for implementing uplink resource indication are provided. The method includes: carrying an uplink resource index in an uplink resource grant indication (ul grant), in which the uplink resource index is corresponding to at least one uplink resource in terms of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090274079 - Radio frequency (rf) signal multiplexing: In a radio frequency (RF) receiver, a receiver RF chain is tuned to a first (e.g., global positioning system (GPS)) channel to permit receipt of a first (e.g., GPS) signal over the first (e.g., GPS) channel on the receiver RF chain during a first time duration. The receiver RF chain... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274080 - Method for unifying operations of boards by using logical addresses thereof: The present invention relates to a method or unifying operations of a plurality of boards in a CDMA communication system by using logical addresses of the boards. Conventionally, since a board with a physical slot ID must be attached to a slot of the system corresponding to the physical slot... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20090274081 - Device to sense frequency band to share operating frequency bands in heterogeneous communication systems and method thereof: A cognitive radio communication device and method are provided. The cognitive radio communication device includes a reception unit to receive reference signals from a first communication device, a frequency division unit to divide operating frequency bands of the first communication device into a plurality of sub frequency bands, a first... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090274082 - Methods and apparatus for power saving for mesh nodes: Methods and apparatus for implementing power saving in mesh nodes include transmitting a receive window start frame prior to each awake period. The receive window start frame is a short frame, and nodes in the mesh network passively monitor for this frame. Upon detection, a mesh node can transmit data... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274083 - Methods and apparatus for scanning for mesh nodes: Methods and apparatus are provided for scanning for mesh nodes. A communication device monitors a shared communication channel to detect receive window start frames indicating that a mesh node is awake and available to receive data. The scanning device transmits a probe request during the awake window.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274084 - User equipment having improved power savings during full and partial dtx modes of operation: The present invention achieves power savings by turning off all or some of the baseband processing for codes and timeslots that have not been transmitted due to full or partial DTX. With respect to partial DTX, the transmitted codes and associated timeslots and radio frames within the shortest TTI in... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090274086 - Improved acquisition of system information of another cell: Method for informing a mobile terminal (MN), which is located in a first cell, on system information of a second cell. In particular, pointers to the system information are transmitted from the base station of the first cell to the mobile node, while the mobile node is located in the... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090274085 - System and method for providing multicast and/or broadcast services: A method for a base station to provide a multicast and/or broadcast service (MBS) in a communication system. The method includes: transmitting system information on a system control information block (SCIB); transmitting MBS control information that is changed with relatively high frequency on a secondary multicast/broadcast control information block (S-MCIB);... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090274088 - Methods and apparatus for enabling relay-model tethered data calls in wireless networks: A method and apparatus for enabling a data call in a wireless network comprising determining if the data call in a packet app is a relay model tethered data call; and determining if default link flow type Flow 1 is deactivated for the data call. In one aspect, one or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274087 - Utility outlets as remote control repeaters: The current invention is directed to using utility outlets as remote control repeaters. Using utility outlets as remote control repeaters extends the coverage distance of the remote controller. Additionally, using the utility outlets as repeaters avoids interferences such as walls in premises.... Agent: Optimal Technologies, Inc.
20090274089 - System and method for establishing and maintaining communications across disparate networks: A system for establishing and maintaining communications across disparate networks comprises a satellite dish and control unit comprising a network management server and a satellite data conversion component. The control unit may further comprise an application server and a satellite dish alignment component. The system may further comprise at least... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP
20090274094 - Advertising support for a plurality of service networks by a wireless access point: To advertise capabilities of a wireless access point, the wireless access point communicates, to a mobile station, messages at plural levels of detail to advertise that the wireless access point supports a plurality of service networks. The messages at the plural levels of detail include a first message indicating that... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090274098 - Data transmission method and data retransmission method: A method which can reduce loss in data transmission is provided. A data block is prepared in a high-level layer and the data block is transmitted in a low-level layer. Status report information associated with reception or non-reception of the data block is received through the low-level layer. When a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090274097 - Information transmission to an aircraft: A system and a method for information transmission to an aircraft and for the subsequent provision of the information, which includes an information system for an aircraft including a receiver for receiving a message in a mobile communication standard from a ground system. The message contains a message header and... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090274096 - Method of network entry in ofdm multi-carrier wireless communications systems: A unified two-stage network entry procedure is provided for OFDM multi-carrier wireless communications systems. During a first stage, a mobile station performs a common network entry procedure using a primary radio frequency carrier and then exchanges multi-carrier capability information with a base station. In one embodiment, the base station transmits... Agent: Imperium Patent Works
20090274099 - Methods and apparatus for communicating transmitter information in a communication network: Methods and apparatus for communicating transmitter information in a communication network are disclosed. The methods and apparatus communicate transmitter specific information, in particular, which includes location information about network transmitters for use in location or positioning type services. The disclosed methods and apparatus include inserting such transmitter specific information within... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274102 - Methods and apparatus for extending mobile ip: Methods and apparatus for extending Mobile IP to enable a Mobile IP Home Agent to forward to a default proxy MN server when it does not have a current binding for a MN home address. This can be used to route traffic when the MN is absent and to add... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274095 - Mobile wireless communication system and wireless base station: A mobile wireless communication system includes: a wireless base station that controls, for each timing, a transmission state of a radio wave repeatedly transmitted at timings that respectively differ; and a plurality of wireless mobile devices that are respectively allocated one of the timings, receive the radio wave at the... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090274093 - Process for routing data packets in a mobile node network and associated terminal: A method of routing data packets (P) between a source node (S) and a target node (C) in an ad hoc network comprising mobile nodes (1-14) that can be located and moving on traffic routes (L1, L2, L3, C1, C2, C3) of a particular geographical network (10) forming between them... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090274090 - Push-to-talk optimization: A push to talk message protocol operating on a communication network between an originating and terminating communication device operates to transmit compressed message formats to initiate the push to talk message protocol. Four compressed session protocol message formats are used in the preferred embodiment. A compressed originating session initiation invite... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20090274091 - System for interconnecting broadband wireless network with wired network: A system for interconnecting a broadband wireless network with a wired network comprises: as for a broadband wireless network required to be interconnected with a wired network, in equipment selected in the corresponding broadband wireless access (BWA) network, setting an interface communicating with at least one kind of wired network;... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090274092 - Transmission of internet packets according to a priority: A telecommunications system is operable to provide a facility for a communications session to a mobile node using an internet protocol. When changing affiliation from one of a first and second packet data network to the other of the first and second packet data network, a mobile node is operable... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090274100 - Uplink resource management in a wireless communication system: Management of uplink resources in a wireless communication is presented. In one embodiment, management of uplink resources comprises receiving a multi-bit acknowledge (multi-bit A/N) that is available for uplink transmission and receiving other information that is available for uplink transmission along with the multi-bit A/N. Next, it is determined whether... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274101 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program: If the RTS/CTS procedure is used together, CTS information is transmitted in response to the reception of RTS information, and data is transmitted in response to the reception of CTS. The CTS transmitting station measures the quality of RTS receive signal, and thereby determines a transmission rate at which it... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090274111 - Base station, subordinated station and transmission method thereof: A base station (BS), a subordinated station (SS) and the transmission methods thereof for use in a multi-input multi-output (MIMO) network are provided. The BS stores resource allocation information about the MIMO network and an SS list, and generate a super frame according to the resource allocation information and the... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090274104 - Fixed mobile convergence techniques for redundant alarm reporting: Alarm reporting systems and methods for reporting alarms to a central monitoring station using fixed mobile convergence (FMC) techniques. An alarm reporting system comprises a plurality of sensors, an alarm reporting module that receives alarm signals from the plurality of sensors, and a logic unit that generates an alarm message... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090274106 - Method and apparatus for routing communications using active and passive end-to-end quality-of-service reservations based on node mobility profiles: A method and apparatus for routing communications using end-to-end QoS reservations based on node mobility profiles is disclosed. The method may include setting up active quality of service reservations along a first path to a destination edge node, receiving a mobility profile from the destination edge node, setting up passive... Agent: Prass LLP
20090274109 - Method and apparatus for uplink ack/nack resource allocation: A method is provided to allocate resources for wireless communications. The method includes grouping downlink control channels from multiple subframes and ordering the downlink control channels across downlink subframes having a first control channel element located in a first symbol map and associated with reserved resources for an uplink channel.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274110 - Method and system for generating antenna selection signals in wireless networks: Embodiments of the invention describe a method for antenna selection (AS) in a wireless communication network, the network comprising user equipment (UE), wherein the UE comprises a plurality of subsets of antennas including a selected subset of antennas and an unselected subset of antennas, wherein only the selected subset of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090274107 - Method for transmitting voice packets in wireless communication system: There is provided a method for transmitting voice packets for VoIP service using semi-persistent scheduling that previously allocates radio resources and performs uplink transmission using the previously allocated radio resources when additional radio resource allocation is not resources used for talkspurt and radio resources used for silent period, detecting transition... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090274105 - Ofdma contention-based random access channel design for mobile wireless systems: Short spreading is used within a random access channel in an OFDM based network to spread data for transmission through the channel. The resource allocation of the random access channel is divided into a number of resource blocks in frequency, time, or both frequency and time. Each resource block has... Agent: The Law Offices Of John C. Scott, LLC C/o Intellevele, LLC
20090274108 - Radio base station and mobile communication method: A radio base station according to the present invention includes: a determiner determining a transfer rate of data transferred from the radio network controller to the radio base station, based on a predetermined bandwidth of a wired transmission path, a bandwidth of the wired transmission path not being used, and... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090274103 - System aided papr reduction scheme based on tr algorithm: A peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) reduction method, known as system-aided PAPR reduction (SAPR), is disclosed. Based on a TR algorithm, the SAPR method avoids the drawbacks of conventional tone reservation implementations, and reduces PAPR significantly, in some embodiments. The SAPR method may be applied to next generation OFDMA-based wireless broadband... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.
20090274113 - Channel allocation for burst transmission to a diversity of satellites: A method for allocating transmission channels to devices configured to communicate short data packets to a diversity of non geostationary satellites is disclosed hereby. The method suggests a dynamic cellular partitioning of the earth surface, based on the smallest intersections of overlapping satellite service areas (“footprints”), defined as mega-cells, and... Agent: Daniel Katz
20090274112 - Initial access channel for scalable wireless mobile communication networks: Physical layer structures and access schemes for use in such networks are described and in particular initial access channel (IACH) structures are proposed. A spectrum efficient downlink (DL) IACH design supports different types of User Equipment (UE) capabilities and different system bandwidths. An IACH includes the synchronization channel (SCH) and... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20090274122 - Communication system, mobility management network element and method for processing resource: A method for processing resource, a communication system, and a mobility management network element are provided. The method includes: receiving, by a mobility management network element in a packet switched (PS) network, a Release Request message sent by an access network of the PS network or a Handoff Complete message... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090274117 - Handover method in mobile phone network: The invention provides for a handover method for use in relation to a mobile radio communications device arranged for communication with an access service gateway by way of an eNodeB arrangement and comprising the steps of, subsequent to the receipt of a handover request at the mobile radio communications device... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090274116 - Method and system for detecting position of mobile communication terminal by using pilot strength measurement message: There is provided a system for detecting a location of a mobile station (MS) by using a pilot strength measurement message (PSMM) in a mobile communication system providing a location-based service in a mobile communication network, comprising: a position determination entity (PDE) for detecting the location of the mobile station,... Agent: David A. Einhorn, Esq. Baker & Hostetler LLP
20090274121 - Method and system for radio access technology monitoring in a wireless communications system: A method and apparatus are provided for radio access technology (RAT) monitoring, in a wireless system environment having wireless communications equipment and at least two different RATs that coexist for providing to the equipment access to one or more communications networks. The equipment has at least two subsystems, each adapted... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090274118 - Method for preventing pin-pong handover effect in mobile wimax networks: To prevent a handover ping-pong effect between base-station in WiMAX-compliant networks, a priority level is firstly assigned to the trigger causes for handover, and the prioritized causes are coded. Then codes are subdivided into a first class of unrestricted handovers and a second class of handover subjected to restriction. The... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090274114 - Method for updating dns address in mobile ip terminal: The present invention relates to a method for updating a domain name server (DNS) address by obtaining the DNS address when an IP address is allocated by using a mobile IP address in a mobile terminal using the portable internet based on a wireless mobile network. In the method at... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090274119 - Methods and apparatus for rf handoff in a multi-frequency network: Methods and apparatus for RF handoff in a multi-frequency network. A method includes detecting a mobility event associated with a detection of a new wide area operating infrastructure (WOI), updating a current WOI identifier to a new WOI identifier, acquiring control channel information associated with the new WOI identifier, determining... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274120 - System and method for multicarrier uplink control: An uplink control method for use in a communication system based on multiple carriers. The method includes allocating different types of random access channels for different types of uplink operations.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090274123 - Method of cell measurement based on cell reselection and measured report in umts cellular system: A cell measurement method used in a mobile station camping on a serving cell is provided, wherein the serving cell sends system information of neighbor cells to the mobile station. A first set of the neighbor cells is determined based on a measurement rule for cell reselection. A second set... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090274125 - Method and system for organizing the cells of a wireless communication system and allocating resources to provide multimedia broadcast services: A system and method for configuring the system for configuring a wireless multi-cell communication to provide multimedia broadcast services (MBMS) to a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs). The cells of the communication system are organized into a plurality of sets of one or more cells. Resource units are assigned... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090274127 - Method for determining superframe for beacon scheduling: Provided is a method for determining superframe to efficiently perform beacon scheduling by allocating superframe lengths which are different according to a routing depth of sensor nodes in a ZigBee based wireless sensor network. The method for determining a superframe for beacon scheduling, includes the steps of: receiving a beacon... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20090274126 - Mobile station, mobile communication system, and transmission timing control method in mobile station: A mobile station, a mobile communication system comprising the mobile station and a base transceiver station, and a transmission timing control method in a mobile station, controlling a transmission timing of transmission data sent to the base transceiver station so as to cancel a difference between a first elapsed time... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20090274124 - Packet scheduling method, base station, and mobile station in mobile communication system: A downlink packet scheduling method is disclosed for a shared channel or a common channel in a mobile communication system between a base station and a mobile station, the method including a step in which the base station determines whether there is a waiting packet to be transmitted to the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090274132 - Access point used in wireless lan system: The access point used in the wireless LAN system acquires, from a network, an IP address of a management device that holds a list of wireless LAN control devices to each of which the access point can be subordinate, in response to an event start input, acquires the list from... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090274136 - Automatic partitioning of wireless access points into overlay and underlay networks: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to partitioning access points into two or more network access layers, such as overlay and underlay network access layers. According to one implementation of the present invention, a wireless network management system partitions a set of wireless access points into an overlay network for low-functionality... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090274133 - Communication apparatus, control method, and storage medium thereof: A communication apparatus that can perform communication with an external apparatus by switching between a plurality of communication methods, the communication apparatus comprises: a detection unit that detects a change in a position and/or orientation of the communication apparatus; and a switching unit that switches a communication method for use... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090274135 - Direct link setup method in tunneled direct link setup wireless network and station supporting the method: Provided are a Tunneled Direct Link Setup (TDLS) establishment method for a TDLS initiator and a station supporting the establishment method. In the establishment method, a requesting Non-AP QSTA transmits a TDLS setup request frame via an access point(AP) to an intended peer Non-AP QSTA. And, the requesting Non-AP QSTA... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090274129 - Distributed load balancing in wireless networks: Distributed load balancing in wireless digital networks. In a network having a plurality of access nodes with at least one wireless client connected to a first access node, the client is encouraged to move to a different access node by reducing the apparent signal strength of transmissions from the access... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090274134 - Method and apparatus for wireless communication: A communication network includes a plurality of network interface devices each covering a respective one of a plurality of cells. Each of the plurality of network interface devices communicates with communication entities in the respective cell using radio frames of the respective cell. The radio frames of a first one... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090274131 - Method and system for dynamic distribution of traffic in channel bonding wireless local area network(lan) systems: A method and apparatus for dynamically distributing traffic in a channel bonding wireless local area network (LAN) system. The method includes extracting information regarding a flow from an arrived packet and classifying the packet in the unit of the flow based on the extracted flow information; monitoring the state of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090274130 - Wireless network communication apparatus, methods, and integrated antenna structures: Wireless mesh network communication apparatus and methods are disclosed. Directional antennas are respectively operatively coupled to dedicated communication devices to provide multiple independent wireless communication links. Exchange of communication traffic through the wireless communication links provided by the communication devices and the antennas is controlled by a switch. Any or... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20090274128 - Wireless network system: A radio device, which is the source, transmits a route request packet (RREQ) to a radio device. In response to the route request packet (RREQ), the radio device transmits to the radio device a route setup packet (RSET) including a route Radio Device Radio Device Radio Device Radio Device by... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090274137 - Method and system for establishing a system time within a mobile ad hoc network: A mobile ad hoc network, a mobile ad hoc network node and a method for establishing a system time within a mobile ad hoc network are provided. The network nodes may include a global positioning system (GPS) receiver for receiving GPS signals and for providing a GPS time derived from... Agent: Alston & Bird, LLP
20090274138 - Method for transmitting data and a device having data transmission capabilities: A method for transmitting data, the method includes scanning at least a first memory unit to retrieve data segments associated with multiple TDM channels, in response to a definition of multiple TDM time frames, each TDM time frame includes multiple time slots; sending the retrieved data segments to an array... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090274139 - Pre-emptive acknowledgement for data transmission in a communication system: Techniques for sending acknowledgement (ACK) information for data transmission are described. In one design, a receiver receives a transmission of data, processes the received transmission to decode the data, and generates ACK information for the data prior to decoding all of the data. The receiver may generate the ACK information... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274140 - Efficient channel architectures for multi-channel mac protocols in wireless ad hoc networks: The system (500), apparatus (400), and method of the present invention provide three architectures for logically organizing multiple channels: a parallel multi-channel superframe (PMS) (100), a sequential multi-channel superframe (SMS) (200), and a non-overlapping multi-channel superframe (NMS) (300). Each of these architectures arises from different trade-offs and is applicable to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090274142 - Device and method for the recognition of call numbers for voice-over-ip telephony: Call numbers are recognized in order to establish a connection from a lie-switched network to a packet-switched network. In one aspect, a device comprises a unit for detecting a selected string of digits as a selected call number, a unit for storing a plurality of authorized call numbers, a comparator... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090274147 - Electronic loop provisioning: The present invention is directed to a local network access architecture and method of providing local services that advantageously replaces portions of the physical hardwired local loop with a path that is software-defined. In one embodiment the system comprises a remote terminal comprising a packet processor that converts an analog... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090274141 - Ip telephone system and ip telephone method: There are provided an IP telephone system and method for establishing a connection to the IP network 4 via a public line network and performing talking by transmitting/receiving IP packet data into which audio data has been converted. In a location server 3 arranged on a PSTN 5 or the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090274146 - Method, system and device for implementing network address translation traversal: A method for implementing NAT traversal is disclosed herein. The first MGW and the ICE mechanism supporting device obtain the local candidate information and the candidate information of the peer end; the first MGW and the ICE mechanism supporting device perform connectivity check according to the candidate information; and the... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090274145 - Methods, systems, and products for emergency communications: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for processing emergency communications. A database of addresses is queried to determine if a communications address is an emergency communications address. When the communications address is the emergency communications address, then a location coordinate is retrieved and mapped to a location of an emergency... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing
20090274144 - Multi-node and multi-call state machine profiling for detecting spit: An apparatus and method for detecting potentially-improper call behavior (e.g., SPIT, etc.) are disclosed. The illustrative embodiment of the present invention is based on finite-state machines (FSMs) that represent the legal states and state transitions of communications protocols at nodes during Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls. In accordance with... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090274143 - State machine profiling for voice over ip calls: An apparatus and method for detecting potentially-improper call behavior (e.g., SPIT, etc.) are disclosed. The illustrative embodiment of the present invention is based on finite-state machines (FSMs) that represent the legal states and state transitions of a communications protocol at a node during a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call.... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC
20090274148 - Efficient path setup in a provider backbone bridge network: In a provider backbone-traffic engineering network, a method and a bridge node are provided for setting up path between edge bridges connected to customer premises. A first edge bridge advertises towards peer edge bridges a tuple comprising a port identity and a layer two address. When it needs to set... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090274150 - Mechanisms for providing intelligent throttling on a nat session border controller: Disclosed are apparatus and methods for managing session data in a session border controller (SBC), where the session data is sent from a first node, such as a first phone, to a second node, such as a registrar or second phone. In one example embodiment, the following operations are performed... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20090274149 - Redundant media packet streams: This invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of digital media packets, such as audio and video channels and lighting instructions. In particular, the invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of redundant media packet streams. Samples are extracted (556) from a first (904) and second (906) media packet stream. The extracted... Agent: Jones Day
20090274151 - Broadcast-content transmission apparatus, and broadcast-content transmission method: A transmitting side (101) transmits broadcast content (100) through a communication network (111) or a broadcast network (110). Transmission through the communication network (111) involves an addition of an IP header (100b) to the broadcast content (100) for packetization as an IP packet (100a) and transmission to a terminal device... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090274152 - Method and system for disseminating time-sensitive economic data to market participants: A system and method for disseminating time-sensitive economic information to one or more clients is disclosed. The system includes a computer system and at least one database in communication with the computer system. The database includes a number of XML templates having fields corresponding to one or more economic indicators.... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20090274153 - System and method for implementation of layer 2 redundancy protocols across multiple networks: The system, method, and article of manufacture of the present invention allows multiple customers connected to a common external network to each implement a layer 2 redundancy protocol, such as the spanning tree protocol, in order to prevent layer 2 loops. Accordingly, a method is presented for providing an independent... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090274154 - Double-hash lookup mechanism for searching addresses in a network device: A hash function is applied to a set of data to generate a hash. A first subset of the hash is used to lookup an entry in a lookup table for a forwarding database. A second subset of the hash is used to identify, within the entry, data comprising an... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell
20090274156 - Carrier ethernet over docsis: A network includes a provider edge device with logic to encapsulate Ethernet frames received from customer equipment into Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) frames using Layer Two Tunneling Protocol. The provider edge device further includes logic to implement a virtual switch instance (VSI).... Agent: Fsp LLC
20090274155 - Technique for providing interconnection between communication networks: Technique for interconnecting a first communication network and a second communication network, for example layer 2 Ethernet networks, which uses a fully or partially redundant dual homing configuration. The configuration includes: at least three network elements where at least two of them are peer elements belonging to the second network,... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090274158 - Efficient broadcast of data in a communication network: A system (and a method) are disclosed for reliably disseminating a state of a node in a large network consisting of nodes with constrained resources. The system comprises a process embodied by a state machine comprised of an advertise state, a request state, and a share state. The system processes... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090274157 - Method and apparatus for hierarchical routing in multiprocessor mesh-based systems: A method and apparatus for hierarchical routing in mesh systems. The method may include splitting 420 a mesh network of nodes into a plurality of partitions, each partition including at least one node, dividing 430 a first partition into a plurality of rectangular regions, determining 440 a partition route from... Agent: Prass LLP
20090274159 - Method and apparatus for advertising border connection information of autonomous system: A method and an apparatus for advertising border connection information of autonomous system are disclosed. Moreover, the method includes: establishing and maintaining, by a border node of the autonomous system, the border connection information of the autonomous system; flooding the border connection information within the autonomous system; and receiving, by... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090274160 - Tree-shaped broadcasting system, packet transmitting method, node device, and computer-readable medium: A lost packet in a plurality of packets broadcasted from a broadcasting apparatus is detected. Packet complement request information indicative of a packet complement request for complementing the lost packet is transmitted to a device in a high hierarchical level, and a dummy packet for holding transmission of the packet... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090274161 - Network routing method and system utilizing label-switching traffic engineering queues: The present invention is directed to a scalable packet-switched network routing method and system that utilizes modified traffic engineering mechanisms to prioritize tunnel traffic and non-tunnel traffic. The method includes the steps of receiving a request to establish a traffic engineering tunnel across the packet-switched network. Then at a router... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt
20090274162 - Port expander for fibre channel fabrics in storage area networks: An port expander Fibre Channel switch presents F_ports to form a first Fibre Channel fabric and N_ports to a second Fibre Channel fabric to appear as node devices. The port expander may be used to connect a plurality of blade servers to a Fibre Channel fabric. Fabric events engendered by... Agent: Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20090274163 - Method, system, and apparatus for controlling multicast bearer resources: A method, a system, and an apparatus for controlling multicast bearer resources are disclosed. The method includes: a network entity in the RACS receives a request of controlling a multicast bearer resource and controls the multicast bearer resource according to the request. The method, the system and the apparatus disclosed... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090274164 - Random phase multiple access communication interface system and method: A method for communicating through a multiple access communication interface includes receiving a first signal from a first tag, where the first signal is spread using a predetermined pseudo-noise (PN) code, and further where the first signal includes first payload data. A second signal is received from a second tag.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090274165 - Aggregated resource reservation for data flows: A network node for reserving resources for data flows in a communication network. The node detects a request for resource reservation for a new data flow and computes an admission test count based on descriptors of the new data flow and reservation counts, which represent reservation functions of descriptors of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090274166 - Bandwidth reservation in a tdma-based network: A method of bandwidth reservation in a TDMA-based network comprising a plurality of media access slots, wherein a plurality of transmitter-receiver pairs in the network may reserve the same media access slot.... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20090274167 - Communication terminal apparatus and transmitting method: A communication terminal apparatus capable of suppressing communication delay independently of the packet size, efficiently performing communication, and further solving the problem of hidden terminals. In this apparatus, a number-of-STAs holding part (107) counts, based on a received signal inputted from an STA determining part (105), the other STAs in... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090274169 - Dynamic link distance configuration for extended fabric: A method to dynamically allocate credits for a particular port to port link based on measured link distance during the initial interswitch link configuration process. An apparatus implementing such method or a software upgrade to retrofit existing switches.... Agent: Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20090274168 - Method for transmitting data from multiple clock domains and a device having data transmission capabilities: A method that includes defining a transmission schedule of a TDM data frame that includes multiple TDM time slots allocated for transmitting data over a TDM line; the method is characterized by including: providing a transmission clock signal having a transmission clock frequency to the TDM line, providing a first... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090274170 - Adaptation apparatus and adaptation method for ethernet signal transmission: The present invention provides an adaptation apparatus for Ethernet signal transmission, including: a differential/single-ended conversion unit, set between the coaxial cable network and the Ethernet physical layer chip, adapted to convert a to-be-transmitted signal of the Ethernet physical layer chip from differential signal into single-ended signal; a non-collinear/collinear conversion unit,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090274171 - System and method for data size adaptation in a ue: A method is described for adapting the size of data for a future Transmission Time Interval (TTI) by a User Equipment (UE), wherein all the Media Access Control (MAC)-d flows are grouped and stored in different lists based on a type of grants associated with the MAC-d flows, ability of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20090274172 - Method and apparatus for distributing and receiving high-speed ethernet media independent interface blocks: A method and apparatus for distributing and receiving high-speed Ethernet Media Independent Interface (MII) blocks are provided to moderate the increase of control lines with the increase of the bit width and to simplify the block types in the coding process of the Physical Coding Sublayer (PCS). The technical solution... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090274173 - Apparatus and methods for transmitting data over a wireless mesh network: Methods and apparatus for transmitting data over a wireless mesh network include generating a first mesh header having a plurality of fields, and extending the first mesh header by prepending a protocol header to generate a second mesh header. The second mesh header may be inserted into a protocol data... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090274174 - Method of generating pilot pattern for adaptive channel estimation in ofdma systems, method of transmitting/receiving using the pilot pattern and apparatus thereof: Provided is a method of generating a pilot pattern capable of perform adaptive channel estimation, and a method and apparatus of a base station and a method and apparatus of a terminal using the pilot pattern. The pilot pattern selects pilot symbol positions based on distances from pilots of previous... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLPPrevious industry: Dynamic information storage or retrieval
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