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US-7,184,407 Detecting, reporting and mitigating hidden nodes in a wireless data network
A method for automatic hidden node detection that includes observing frame exchange sequences that conform to a MAC standard such as the IEEE 802.11 standard....
US-7,184,403 Hardware load balancing through a single fabric
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for balancing loads in a switching fabric. The switching fabric comprises a plurality of data ports...
US-7,184,402 Method for multi-link load balancing to improve sequenced delivery of frames at peer end
A distribution pattern is established to distribute multilink frame relay (MFR) fragments. The distribution pattern includes a sequence of link entries...
US-7,184,397 Real-time source activated shaping
A network device. The network device includes an input port to receive input data and a transmission port to transmit data. The device also includes a detector...
US-7,181,620 Method and apparatus providing secure initialization of network devices using a cryptographic key distribution...
Registration of non-configured network devices in a distributed network is facilitated by a method of distributing cryptographic keys. A non-configured first...
US-7,181,612 Facilitating IPsec communications through devices that employ address translation in a telecommunications network
A method and apparatus for facilitating Internet Security Protocol (IPsec) communications through devices that employ address translation in a telecommunications...
US-7,181,551 Backward-compatible parallel DDR bus for use in host-daughtercard interface
A host-daughtercard interface is pin compatible with a legacy interface but redefines a subset of pins to implement a high-bandwidth double data-rate (DDR) bus....
US-7,181,530 Rogue AP detection
A method of detecting a rogue access point is disclosed. A message is directed from a supplicant to a network through an access point. A network response message...
US-7,181,522 Method and apparatus for call setup within a voice frame network
The method involves transmitting plural endpoint probes to produce plural endpoint probe results indicating the preparedness of the endpoints for calls routed...
US-7,181,504 System and method for selecting a modem for service
An access server includes a plurality of modems, a memory, an allocation module, and a telecommunications interface. Each modem is associated with a modem...
US-7,181,490 Method and apparatus for mapping network events to names of network devices
A method of automatically subscribing a network device to a plurality of events applicable to a logical group, of which the network device is a member, is...
US-7,181,436 Automatically generating replication topology information for use by a directory service
A method for automatically generating a network topology for a directory service is provided, wherein the topology represents network sites and site links in a...
US-7,181,137 Subband spectrum analysis for optical multiplex section protection
The spectrum of a received WDM band or subband is analyzed to detect failure of, e.g., fiber or amplifiers along a line. In one implementation, measurements are...
US-7,181,095 Low loss, noise filtering multiplexer/demultiplexer for reconfigurable OADMs
Agile OADM structures having a range of tradeoffs between costs and flexibility are disclosed. In certain implementations, cyclic AWGs (arrayed waveguide...
US-7,181,027 Noise suppression in communications systems
A communications system contains a network linking a number of communications devices participating in a communications session. During the communications...
US-7,181,014 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...
US-7,181,009 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...
US-7,180,997 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...
US-7,180,993 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...
US-7,180,952 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...
US-7,180,911 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...
US-7,180,899 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...
US-7,178,729 Methods and devices for providing alerts for spoilage and hazardous combinations
The present invention includes methods and devices for providing safeguards to the access of certain substances. Some implementations provide alerts and/or other...
US-7,178,052 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...
US-7,178,013 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...
US-7,177,978 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...
US-7,177,947 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...
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...
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