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US-7,177,946 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...
US-7,177,943 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...
US-7,177,919 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...
US-7,177,641 System and method for identifying a wireless serving node for a mobile unit
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...
US-7,177,413 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...
US-7,177,304 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...
US-7,177,276 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...
US-D536,696 Double height gateway housing
US-7,174,569 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...
US-7,174,492 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...
US-7,174,405 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...
US-7,174,394 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...
US-7,174,387 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...
US-7,174,376 IP subnet sharing technique implemented without using bridging or routing protocols
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...
US-7,173,947 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...
US-7,173,945 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...
US-7,173,933 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....
US-7,173,925 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....
US-7,173,911 System and method for music-on-hold in a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) environment
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...
US-7,173,822 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...
US-D536,333 Single height gateway housing
US-7,171,555 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...
US-7,171,552 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...
US-7,171,491 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...
US-7,171,471 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...
US-7,171,462 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...
US-7,171,238 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...
US-7,171,216 Method and system for detecting a preferred wireless network for a mobile device
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...
US-7,170,991 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...
US-7,170,976 System and method for communicating text teletype (TTY) information in a communication network
A method includes receiving signals comprising at least one of voice information and text teletype information. The method also includes determining whether at...
US-7,170,938 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...
US-7,170,886 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...
US-7,170,873 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...
US-7,170,862 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...
US-7,170,852 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...
US-7,170,849 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...
US-7,168,090 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...
US-7,167,912 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...
US-7,167,552 Quorums in meet-me conference calls
In one embodiment, a method for joining a meet-me conference call includes but is not limited to presenting an option to specify a quorum associated with a...
US-7,167,548 Method and apparatus for modifying gain settings in a connection interface
The operating characteristics of a network connection are modified to improve connection performance. Operating limits for the connection interface are...
US-7,167,451 User controlled audio quality for voice-over-IP telephony systems
A call adaptation system tracks adaptation schemes used for transmitting audio packets in a Voice Over IP call. A user response to the Voice Over IP (VoIP) call...
US-7,167,369 Methods and apparatus for installing a heat sink using surface mount technology
A circuit board module includes a circuit board having surface mount pads, a circuit board component mounted to the circuit board, and a heat sink assembly. The...
US-7,167,363 Methods and apparatus for directing an air stream through a circuit board assembly
An air stream distribution apparatus directs portions of an air stream, at substantially ambient temperatures, to serially arranged circuit board components of a...
US-7,165,258 SCSI-based storage area network having a SCSI router that routes traffic between SCSI and IP networks
A system and method for accessing Storage Area Networks over an IP network. A SCSI request is generated and encapsulated in one or more IP packets. The...
US-7,165,129 Method and apparatus for self-tuning transaction batching
In a transaction system, a dynamic batching process enables efficient flushing of data in a data buffer to a stable storage device. The transaction system uses...
US-7,165,122 Dynamic IP addressing and quality of service assurance
An address is allocated to a host device which is selected to obtain network access from any access point within a given communications system, while maintaining...
US-7,165,117 Dynamic IP addressing and quality of service assurance
An address is allocated to a host device which is selected to obtain network access from any access point within a given communications system, while maintaining...
US-7,164,913 Method and system for providing supplementary services for a wireless access network
A method and system for providing supplementary services for a wireless access network includes downloading supplementary service triggers from a call agent to a...
US-7,164,694 Virtual loop carrier system with gateway protocol mediation
A loop carrier system includes a home local area network having plural telephone modules and a hub coupled to in-home telephone wiring. The telephone modules and...
US-7,164,676 Method and apparatus for a combined bulk and transactional database synchronous scheme
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for a combined bulk and transactional database synchronization scheme. A dynamically changing primary database is initially...
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