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Processing method for key exchange among broadcast or multicast groups
that provides a more efficient...
An approach for arriving at a shared secret key in a multicast or broadcast group environment is disclosed. The key exchange protocol permits nodes within a...
Generating message digests according to multiple hashing procedures
Generating a message digest includes selecting a first hashing procedure or a second hashing procedure for a message having words. If the first hashing procedure...
Method and system for improving the intelligibility of a moderator during
a multiparty communication session
A system and method for improving the intelligibility of a moderator during a multi-party communication session includes receiving a plurality of participant...
Associating call appearance with data associated with call
A distributed telephone answering system has intelligence distributed to a plurality of workstations. Each workstation may connect to a plurality of long...
Coding rate reduction for turbo codes
Systems and methods for precisely controlling the amount of redundancy introduced by a turbo encoding process. Bits having predetermined values are introduced...
System and method for communicating data packets
A method for communicating data packets is provided that includes receiving a data packet at a first processor. A packet handle and interface handle are attached...
Multi-tiered Virtual Local area Network (VLAN) domain mapping mechanism
A system maps network messages between a customer Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) domain and a provider VLAN domain. Specifically, one or more ports of an...
Methods and devices for providing alerts for spoilage and hazardous
The present invention includes methods and devices for providing safeguards to the access of certain substances. Some implementations provide alerts and/or other...
High availability virtual switch
Method and devices are provided for implementing high availability. Some implementations provide high availability for virtual switches of data networks. Each...
Repeat function for processing of repetitive instruction streams
A REPEAT instruction for repeated execution of an associated instruction (INST.sub.R). Once a program counter stores the address for the instruction to be...
Generating and merging lookup results to apply multiple features
Methods, apparatus, and other mechanisms are disclosed for merging lookup results, such as from one or more associative memory banks and/or memory devices. An...
Method and apparatus for DNS resolution
A method and apparatus for resolving where to forward DNS (domain name service) requests for a user simultaneously logged into more than one service existing on...
Optimal sync for rapid spanning tree protocol
An optimization to the rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) is presented. An intermediate network device configured in accordance with the present invention...
System and method for processing packets in a multi-processor environment
A method for processing packets in a multi-processor environment, that includes receiving a set-up request packet for a communication session and directing the...
Method and system for controlling tasks on network cards
A method and system for controlling tasks performed on network cards is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method disclosed controls applications that are...
System and method for identifying a wireless serving node for a mobile
A system and method for identifying a wireless serving node for a mobile unit include the ability to receive a wireless registration request at a control node...
Head position based telephone conference system and associated method
The invention relates to a telephone conference system and an associated method. A conference phone includes a plurality of input audio signals and a spatial...
Devices, softwares and methods for prioritizing between voice data packets
for discard decision purposes
Devices, softwares and methods for prioritizing between voice data packets for discard decision purposes. A perceptual importance of a voice data packet relative...
Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network. The...
Double height gateway housing
Client security for networked applications
Methods and apparatuses are provided for limiting access, by users of a networked computer system, to networked services on the computer system. More...
AC coupled line testing using boundary scan test methodology
Testing AC coupled interconnects using boundary scan test methodology. Specially designed AC boundary scan cells and boundary scan logic are used. These are...
Method and system for replacing a read-modify-write operation with an
atomic set-bits or clear-bits operation
A method and system for updating registers by performing an atomic read-modify-write operations initiated by a host over a host/daughtercard bus. A field in the...
Multi processor enqueue packet circuit
The present invention provides a system and method for a plurality of independent processors to simultaneously assemble requests in a context memory coupled to a...
Methods and apparatus for requesting link state information
Methods and apparatus are provided for optimizing the reintroduction of a network node into a network. Information about neighboring nodes is stored in...
IP subnet sharing technique implemented without using bridging or routing
An IP subnet sharing technique is described which allows multiple network devices of an access network to share an IP subnet without the need for each network...
Methods and apparatus to evaluate statistical remultiplexer performance
The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for quantitatively measuring the performance of a statistical remultiplexer. The methods of the present...
Removing jitter by adaptive slope tracking
The present invention addresses the issue of jitter compounded by clock drifting in streaming media applications. In addressing jitter, the present invention...
System and method for providing source awareness in a network environment
A method for communicating in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request packet and positioning an identifier into the request packet....
Method and system of control signaling for a wireless access network
A method and system of control signaling for a wireless access network includes receiving from a wireless access network a signaling message for a mobile device....
System and method for music-on-hold in a voice over internet protocol
This method for music-on-hold in a voiceover Internet Protocol (VoIP) environment includes determining a quality value for each of a plurality of audio streams...
Techniques for providing ventilation and EMI shielding to electronic
circuitry using a panel member with...
A panel member attaches to a frame that supports electronic circuitry. The panel member includes a mounting portion configured to mount to the frame, and a face...
Single height gateway housing
Method and apparatus for communicating credential information within a
network device authentication conversation
A method is disclosed for communicating a security credential within a network device authentication conversation. An authenticator that is coupled to a...
Encrypting information in a communications network
According to one embodiment, an end station is provided for coupling to a communications network and participation in a communications session with another end...
Methods and apparatus for managing data distribution in a network
The invention is directed to techniques for managing data distribution in a network. A source or root node distributes data (e.g., video data) throughout a...
Methods and apparatus for directing a resource request
The invention is directed to techniques for receiving the resource request in which the resource request contains a set of resource preference properties and in...
Context-sensitive intelligent diffs of router configurations
Methods and devices are disclosed for determining differences in the configuration states of network devices. Context-sensitive diffs are produced by comparing...
Self-identifying antenna system
An antenna system is disclosed, to be used with a radio component particularly a wireless access point or bridge. The present system includes an antenna element...
Method and system for detecting a preferred wireless network for a mobile
A method and system for detecting a wireless network includes receiving at a mobile device a signal having data indicative of a location of the mobile device. A...
Method and system for utilizing proxy designation in a call system
A method for utilizing proxy designation in a call system includes receiving a call from a first user over a first connection with a first endpoint of the first...
System and method for communicating text teletype (TTY) information in a
A method includes receiving signals comprising at least one of voice information and text teletype information. The method also includes determining whether at...
Rate control method for video transcoding
The present invention discloses a system and method for rate control of MPEG video streams to achieve a target bit rate in a transcoder at the best visual...
Devices, methods and software for generating indexing metatags in real
time for a stream of digitally stored...
Devices, softwares and methods generate, in real time, indexing metadata for select portions of a telephone conversation or conference. The indexing metadata is...
Method to decouple assess point association from directional antennas
A method and implementation for network communication is disclosed where one or more network access points are provided for communicating with a plurality of...
Partitioning a network element into multiple virtual network elements
Techniques for partitioning a network element into multiple virtual network elements are provided. Resources of the network element are allocated to the virtual...
Mesh with projection channel access (MPCA)
A method for a communications network with a protect channel transmitting protect channel data and working channel transmitting working channel data includes...
Interleaver, deinterleaver, interleaving method, and deinterleaving method
for OFDM data
An interleaver and interleaving method each includes two stages, and is useful in coded orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (COFDM) wireless local area...
Mobile IP authentication
Methods and apparatus for authenticating a mobile node are disclosed. A server is configured to provide a plurality of security associations associated with a...
Method and apparatus for detecting failures in network components
A monitoring system includes a monitoring component that compares a number of application-specific request packets sent with a number of response packets...