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Method and apparatus for dynamic connection service category changes
A method and apparatus dynamically change a connection service category for an exiting soft permanent virtual circuit (SPVC) which includes a permanent virtual...
System and method for sharing global data within distributed computing
A system and method for sharing data within a distributed computing system having a plurality of nodes, wherein each node includes a processor and memory. An...
Methods and apparatus for transform coefficient filtering
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus for filtering transform coefficients are provided. Transform coefficients associated with an input bit...
Method and apparatus for multi-session time-slot multiplexing
Techniques for performing multistage processing with feedback include a multi-stage feedback processor comprising a first plurality of processing stages...
Call routing control using call routing scripts
A technique for use in controlling routing of a call in a communications system is provided. In one embodiment of the technique, a call routing script is used....
Methods and apparatus for intercepting control and data connections
A system provides a proxy connection by intercepting a control connection and a data connection between a client and a server. A proxy device receives a control...
Method and system for optimized routing and protection of VT traffic in
The invention provides a method and system for enhancing the capability to optimally route VT circuits over SONET networks. The invention discloses a method for...
Method and system for distributing data communications utilizing a
A solid-state crossbar switch for transmitting data traffic includes a first number of input ports. Each input port is operable to receive DSL data from a data...
Common backplane for physical layer system and networking layer system
A backplane having a switch card interface and an adapter card interface where the switch card interface has input/outputs in an arrangement that functionally...
Method and system for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a receiver includes receiving a time-sensitive...
Channel estimation in a multicarrier radio receiver
A method and apparatus for estimating channel characteristics in a multicarrier wireless receiver such as an OFDM wireless receiver. The method includes...
Method and apparatus to provide alternative content during an intermission in a main content experience. The method includes receiving a pause signal and...
Use of cyclic redundancy checking for segregating control traffic
A method of modifying the error detection code (EDC) generation and verification logic at both ends of a communications link in a data communications device or...
Method and apparatus for efficient propagation of large datasets under
A network of nodes caches replicated datasets in which dataset changes are efficiently propagated as a set of changes even under failure conditions. A master...
Techniques for voice-based user authentication for mobile access to
Techniques for granting access on a network having a network service to a user of a mobile device having a microphone includes determining a first identification...
Methods and apparatus for selectively including an audio signal component
within an audio output signal
An apparatus and method selectively includes an audio signal component, such as hold music or a hold tone, within an audio output signal, such as a composite...
OFDM channel estimation in the presence of interference
Systems and methods for estimating channel response in the presence of interference. Interference and/or noise present on received training symbols is estimated....
V.8bis suppression method and apparatus for modem relay
The invented method involves one or more gateways sniffing the voice channel during the voice mode. If it is determined that V.8bis signals are being initiated,...
Device for removing heat from a power connector
A heat removal device includes a shroud on a top side of a printed circuit board that contains a power connector. An air intake vent is located underneath the...
Physical security system for wireless access points with cable security
bracket and locking bracket
A physical security system for an access point that enables an installer to route a cable for the access point through a cable security bracket. The access point...
System and method for process load balancing in a multi-processor
A load balancing mechanism and technique that monitors a memory interface associated with a processor resource in a processor pool associated with at least one...
Techniques for binding an application with a data exchange format based on
tags in comments
Techniques for binding a data exchange format with a computer program application having source code in a particular language include receiving comment data from...
Memory fence with background lock release
A technique releases locks associated with particular memory locations. The technique uses a "background" approach to determining when the locks should be...
Pre-fetching and invalidating packet information in a cache memory
A technique for managing a cache memory coupled to an intermediate node's processor. Packets acquired by the intermediate node that are destined for processing...
Arrangement for aggregating multiple router configurations into a single
A computer-based system is configured for aggregating multiple router configurations into a single router configuration, enabling transfer of functionality from...
Communications module having a detachable antenna section
A communications module having a "universal" digital section and a detachable antenna section for providing compatibility with multiple communications standards....
System and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a
A system and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a wireless network includes identifying a congested CoS in a sector of a wireless network....
Wireless LAN monitoring device
A handheld mobile wireless monitoring apparatus is disclosed in which a radio receiver monitors a wireless signal across one or more wireless channels. A user...
Peer-model support for virtual private networks having potentially
A service provider's routers (PE1, P1, P2, PE2) provide connections between and share routing information with routers (CE1, CE2) of a customer virtual private...
Method for classifying packets using multi-class structures
A technique for classifying a packet in a deterministic number of lookup operations. The technique builds a single "super class" that contains the match criteria...
Method of handoff control in an enterprise code division multiple access
A wireless office communication system including a wireless internet base station (WIBS) encompassing a base station controller (BSC), a mobile switch controller...
System and method for measuring latency of a selected path of a computer
The invention is directed to a system and method for accurately determining the latency of a selected path within a computer network. First, a setup or signaling...
Devices, softwares and methods for dynamic bandwidth allocation for ATM
Devices, softwares and methods dynamically allocate bandwidth in ATM SVC connections. If there is an increase in the rate of demand, additional switched virtual...
Method and system for measuring crosstalk utilizing a crossbar switch
A method for measuring crosstalk in a data service system includes transmitting a signal using a first device. The first device is coupled to a solid state...
Techniques for distributing current in a backplane assembly and methods
for making the same
A backplane assembly includes a main backplane having a first power conductor, a backplane strip having a second power conductor, and connecting members disposed...
Enabling mobility for point to point protocol (PPP) users using a node
that does not support mobility
Methods and apparatus for sending a registration request packet on behalf of a node that supports PPP but does not support Mobile IP is implemented in a Foreign...
IP redundancy with improved failover notification
Redundant gateway methods, apparatus and systems use more than one gateway device in a gateway device group for communications directed outside of a LAN....
Recharging power storage devices with power over a network
A network device is disclosed. The network device includes an incoming power port, an outgoing power port, an internal circuit, and a power storage system...
Techniques for dynamic host configuration using overlapping network
Techniques for managing leased network addresses for multiple networks using overlapping address spaces include storing banks of addresses corresponding to the...
Method and apparatus for clock synchronization in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for synchronizing a local clock value in a wireless receiver receiving a data unit containing synchronization information. The method...
Method and system for re-establishing communication link in a network by
using viral communication
A method and a system for re-establishing the connection of a network device with a network, using viral communication, are provided. According to the various...
Arrangement for automated teller machine communications based on bisync to
A novel translation is used to enable the transport of bisync information from an automated teller machine (ATM) to a host computer via an Internet Protocol...
System and method for providing quality of service transport at an air
interface of a telecommunications network
A telecommunications network includes a mobile station that generates wireless telecommunications traffic in radio frames for transmission to a base transceiver...
Automatic gain control and low power start-of-packet detection for a
wireless LAN receiver
A digital AGC system for burst operation, particularly suited for receiving packets in a wireless local area network. One embodiment includes a log detector that...
Flexible cross-connect with data plane
A flexible cross-connect with a data plane is presented which allows the establishment of connections between network interfaces at any network interface card to...
Facsimile (fax) relay handling in error correction mode (ECM)
An embodiment of the present invention includes a fax communication system for communicating fax information between a first fax machine having error correction...
Techniques for EMI shielding of a transceiver module
An apparatus is configured to contain a transceiver module. The apparatus includes a support member defining a space to receive the transceiver module. The...
Content validation for interactive dynamic documentation web site
A method and apparatus for providing validation to content, e.g., technical information and displaying that validation to a user. In one embodiment, the present...
Method and apparatus for outage measurement
An Outage Measurement System (OMS) monitors and measures outage data at a network processing device. The outage data can be stored in the device and transferred...