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US-8,966,551 Locating points of interest using references to media frames within a packet flow
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a stream of transport packets encapsulating media packets, and generating a reference to the point-of-interest...
US-8,966,550 Home communication systems
Systems and methods are disclosed of a network including a primary device, a plurality of remote devices, and a shared peripheral device. The network allows the...
US-8,966,495 Dynamic virtual machine consolidation
At a first physical computing machine executing a plurality of virtual machines and connected to a network, one or more virtual machine metrics for each virtual...
US-8,966,297 Bidirectional inline power port
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device...
US-8,966,240 Enabling packet handling information in the clear for MACSEC protected frames
Techniques are provided to append packet handling information "in the clear" ahead of security related information in a packet to be routed over a network to...
US-8,966,234 Pluggable module subcomponent reset
Techniques are provided for resetting a microprocessor-based subcomponent of a pluggable module. Specifically, a host device connected to the pluggable module...
US-8,966,113 Technique for dynamically restoring original TE-LSP attributes for interdomain TE-LSPs
A technique dynamically restores original attributes of a Traffic Engineering Label Switched Path (TE-LSP) that are provided in a source domain for a...
US-8,966,093 Seamless hand-off of combined unified communications and virtual desktop infrastructure sessions
A host device receives from a user at a first client device a first login request for hosted virtual desktop (HVD) services. A first virtual desktop...
US-8,966,089 Supporting proxy discovery
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an invitation request message at a first outbound proxy. The invitation request message is received from a first...
US-8,966,058 Network appliance with integrated local area network and storage area network extension services
Techniques and a network appliance apparatus are provided herein to extend local area networks (LANs) and storage area networks (SANs) beyond a data center...
US-8,965,380 System and method for providing access in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes evaluating geolocation information associated with a mobile node and using the geolocation...
US-8,964,762 Timing re-synchronization with reduced communication energy in frequency hopping communication networks
In one embodiment, a battery-operated communication device "quick-samples" a frequency hopping sequence at a periodic rate corresponding to a substantially low...
US-8,964,741 Adjacency discovery through multicast and single-hop messaging
A first node of a network may send a multicast discovery message comprising a domain identifier of the first node. The first node may also send a single-hop...
US-8,964,641 System and method for transporting digital baseband streams in a network environment
A method is provided in example embodiments that include receiving a radio signal stream and segmenting the radio signal stream into segments. The segments may...
US-8,964,574 Network accessibility to any network attached device during reboot and power loss
A data communication network (DCN) having a plurality of network devices coupled to the DCN with at least one of the network devices having a "boot once"...
US-8,964,570 Detecting failures of backup label switched paths in a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes communicating a first request message to a first network element functioning as a point of local repair for a...
US-8,964,566 Creating balanced link-disjoint topologies in a computer network
In one embodiment, each node in a computer network determines a shortest looping ring back to the node through each of its neighbors. Each of these rings may...
US-8,964,564 Dynamic reroute of network traffic
In an example embodiment, a method is provided that receives a broadcast of available bandwidth from a first routing device. A congestion of traffic is detected...
US-8,964,530 Increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment
An example method for increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet at a pair of switches comprising a...
US-8,964,385 Air flow system
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a faceplate having a plurality of slots arranged on a front portion of the faceplate, a top...
US-8,964,056 Encoder-supervised imaging for video cameras
A controller controls a camera that produces a sequence of images and that has output coupled to a video encoder. The camera has an operating condition...
US-8,963,986 System and method for scaling a video presentation based on presentation complexity and room participants
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a first presentation material for a videoconference, wherein the first presentation...
US-8,963,793 Dual band antenna design
Disclosed in an example embodiment herein is a dual mode patch antenna designed to operate in the TM02 mode. The antenna comprising a circular patch antenna...
US-8,963,692 Aggregating and routing sensor data at a community sensor-coordinating entity
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving sensor data from multiple sensors associated with multiple persons; for each of the sensors, identifying the...
US-8,963,573 Universal test system for testing electrical and optical hosts
According to an example implementation, a universal tester includes a host interface slot connected to a first pluggable host card during an electrical test...
US-8,962,388 Method and apparatus for supporting a computer chip on a printed circuit board assembly
A printed circuit board assembly and method of assembly in which underfill is placed between a chip and substrate to support the chip. A trench is formed in the...
US-D723,089 Camera bracket
US-8,959,607 Group key management and authentication schemes for mesh networks
According to one embodiment, techniques are provided to enable secure communication among devices in a mesh network using a group temporal key. An authenticator...
US-8,959,577 Automatic curation and modification of virtualized computer programs
In an embodiment, a data processing method comprises receiving computer program data at a security unit having one or more processors; implementing one or more...
US-8,959,074 Unified communication audit tool
Providing for dynamic auditing of components of a communication network is provided herein. By way of example, network components can be queried by way of...
US-8,958,687 Video trick mode mechanism
A system and method for video trick mode playback is described, the system and method including a user actuated control operative to slide (130) a playback...
US-8,958,628 Image scaling
The present invention relates to an apparatus, method for adjusting depth characteristics of a three-dimensional image for correcting for errors in perceived...
US-8,958,560 Efficient multivariate signature generation
A cryptographic method and apparatus, including providing a public key that defines a multivariate polynomial mapping Q( ) over a finite field F, extracting a...
US-8,958,486 Simultaneous processing of media and redundancy streams for mitigating impairments
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a primary stream of encoded frames and a separate stream of redundant frames. The method further comprises...
US-8,958,428 Method and system for configuring wireless routers and networks
A method and system for configuring a wireless router and a wireless communications network includes establishing connectivity between a wireless router and at...
US-8,958,418 Frame handling within multi-stage switching fabrics
Various techniques can be used to handle frames within multi-stage switching fabric. For example, in one method, a frame and an associated frame header are...
US-8,958,341 Systems and methods for selecting serving gateways to service user equipment
Some embodiments provide methods for selecting a serving gateway to service user equipment in communication with a network, including: receiving a message from...
US-8,958,329 Fabric load balancing
In one implementation, a series of nodes in a network or a fabric communicate congestion values upstream against the flow of data packets. A current node...
US-8,958,327 Passive network latency monitoring
A method measures a resident delay for each port in a node in a network and a peer delay between each pair of neighbor nodes in the network. From these resident...
US-8,958,318 Event-based capture of packets from a network flow
An apparatus and method for event-based data capture from network flows are provided. At a network device, a network flow is received that comprises a plurality...
US-8,957,940 Utilizing a smart camera system for immersive telepresence
Video content is received at a computing device that camera views provided by video cameras that are aligned to capture images of participants within a defined...
US-8,957,936 Method to preview caller in a video conference session
The concept of caller identification (ID) may be enhanced by taking advantage of video by allowing a call recipient to see who is calling on an incoming video...
US-8,954,998 Application of an embedded instrumentation interface definition language
A system and method provides a managed resource instrumentation application on a network device to instrument a managed network device component. The managed...
US-8,954,866 Messaging and presence protocol as a configuration and management bus for embedded devices
Techniques are provided herein for establishing at a network management server a presence on a network. A presence associated with one or more managed devices...
US-8,954,863 Intelligent social collaboration unified media
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving information from a user in a collaboration network, the information including a unit of content, a title, an...
US-8,954,806 Single event-upset controller wrapper that facilitates fault injection
A method that determines the system impact of single event upset (SEU) and a single event upset (SEU) wrapper that controls a SEU controller is disclosed. The...
US-8,954,591 Resource negotiation for cloud services using a messaging and presence protocol
Techniques are provided for sending from a client in a first network device a first session-initiate message to a second network device that is configured to...
US-8,954,582 Managing fate-sharing in shared-media communication networks
In one embodiment, a management device receives one or more fate-sharing reports locally generated by one or more corresponding reporting nodes in a...
US-8,953,771 Method and apparatus to provide cryptographic identity assertion for the PSTN
The present application provides an authentication scheme that allows a device to provide additional authentication of a Publicly Switched Telephone Network...
US-8,953,770 Returning missed phone calls
In one embodiment, a method is provided for returning missed phone calls. In this method, a missed phone call is detected and a phone number associated with the...
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