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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...
US-7,164,658 Distribution of data transfer load when transmitting layer-3 datagrams on a layer-2 network
An edge router which associates multiple virtual circuits (e.g., PVCs) with an internet protocol (IP) route. The data transfer load on the IP route is...
US-7,164,651 Wireless computer network including a mobile appliance containing a single chip transceiver
A wireless computer data network includes several untethered mobile units that make ad-hoc data connections with an Internet-connected base station using the...
US-7,164,648 Ultra high speed crosstalk cancelling technique
An ultra-fast crosstalk cancellation technique characterizes crosstalk with a sample set representing NEXT generated by a single transmitted bit. During...
US-7,162,628 Method, system, apparatus and program product for temporary personalization of a computer terminal
A method, system, and program product that enables a computer user to access their own complete computer environment and software on a separate and distinct host...
US-7,162,537 Method and system for externally managing router configuration data in conjunction with a centralized database
A method and system for externally managing router configuration data in conjunction with a centralized database subsystem in a router device. The centralized...
US-7,162,520 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...
US-7,162,476 System and method for sharing global data within distributed computing systems
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...
US-7,162,097 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...
US-7,162,034 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...
US-7,162,021 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....
US-7,161,947 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...
US-7,161,944 Method and system for optimized routing and protection of VT traffic in SONET networks
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...
US-7,161,936 Method and system for distributing data communications utilizing a crossbar switch
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...
US-7,161,930 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...
US-7,161,905 Method and system for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a receiver
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a receiver includes receiving a time-sensitive...
US-7,161,896 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...
US-7,159,231 Intermission content
Method and apparatus to provide alternative content during an intermission in a main content experience. The method includes receiving a pause signal and...
US-7,159,123 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...
US-7,158,985 Method and apparatus for efficient propagation of large datasets under failure conditions
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...
US-7,158,776 Techniques for voice-based user authentication for mobile access to network services
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...
US-7,158,624 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...
US-7,158,585 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....
US-7,158,543 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,...
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