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US-7,046,928 Link discovery and verification using loss of light
Systems and methods for link discovery and verification that minimize the need for line termination resources to generate and interpret packets. To verify a link...
US-7,046,786 Method and apparatus for transporting data using label switching
A method including receiving a call connection request message having a prefix number and determining a corresponding IP address based on the prefix number....
US-7,046,746 Adaptive Viterbi decoder for a wireless data network receiver
A configurable Viterbi decoder to decode a coded signal for inclusion in a radio receiver for implementing the physical layer receiving function (PHY) of a...
US-7,046,683 VoIP over access network
A system and method are disclosed for controlling access networks directly via a packet network gateway that is itself controlled by a remote call agent. In one...
US-7,046,663 System and method for intercepting packets in a pipeline network processor
In a pipeline network processor, a packet intercept feature determines whether a packet is to be intercepted based on the inbound and outbound port through which...
US-7,046,659 Call signaling approach to user self-provisioning on VoIP using a touch-tone interface
A method for providing self-provisioning of VoIP telephony to a subscriber of a VoIP telephony service is disclosed. An un-provisioned residential gateway that...
US-7,046,652 System and method of a stackable wireless internet protocol base station
A wireless office communication system including a multi-protocol, multi-sector wireless internet base station (WIBS) encompassing a base station controller, a...
US-7,046,636 System and method for adaptively improving voice quality throughout a communication session
A method for adaptively improving voice quality during a communication session includes monitoring voice quality parameters associated with a communication...
US-7,046,627 Method and apparatus for accumulating and distributing traffic and flow control information in a packet...
Traffic information is accumulated and flow control information distributed in a packet switching system. Traffic information is collected in multiple elements,...
US-7,043,564 Methods and apparatus for managing network traffic using network address translation
A method manages network traffic using NAT in a data communications device having a NAT data structure (e.g., a NAT table). The method includes the step of...
US-7,043,553 Method and apparatus for securing information access
A method and apparatus for protecting secured files stored on a file system employs a file security status associated with each file to signal whether or not...
US-7,043,541 Method and system for providing operations, administration, and maintenance capabilities in packet over optics...
A method for conveying management information across a network. The method includes receiving an Ethernet packet at a network element and modifying the packet by...
US-7,043,537 System and method for remote device management
A manufacturing method enables the manufacture of a remotely controlled network device management system. The manufacturing method includes the steps of...
US-7,043,499 Method and apparatus for accessing a database through a network
A system includes a client which can communicate through a network and a database layer with any of several databases. The client communicates with the database...
US-7,043,225 Method and system for brokering bandwidth in a wireless communications network
A method and system for brokering bandwidth in a wireless communications network includes receiving a request for a wireless service at a geographic region. An...
US-7,043,008 Selective conversation recording using speech heuristics
A system and method for selectively monitoring, recording, storing, and handling telephone conversations through the use of speech analysis is disclosed. In...
US-7,042,996 Method and apparatus for cas-based ring limiting of FXS ports
A method and apparatus for call-limiting one or more candidate calls received by a router is disclosed. The method and apparatus may be configured to determine...
US-7,042,995 Providing features to a subscriber in a telecommunications network
A method for providing a feature in a telecommunications network is disclosed. Signals representing a call are received at a call agent to generate a detection...
US-7,042,901 Method and system for processing data in a server
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing cells in a digital subscriber line access multiplexer is provided. The method includes...
US-7,042,881 Asynchronous transfer mode system and method to verify a connection
A method, and apparatus to transmit an ATM data message from a source node to a destination node, and reflect at least a portion of the data back t where it is...
US-7,042,876 Stateful network address translation protocol implemented over a data network
A technique is disclosed for synchronizing NAT information stored on different network devices that have been configured to implement a network address...
US-7,042,870 Sending instructions from a service manager to forwarding agents on a need to know basis
A system and method are described for providing instructions for forwarding packets. The method includes broadcasting a general instruction specifying a...
US-7,042,865 Automated IP multicast filtering
A method and system of selective data transmission is disclosed. A plurality of data packets are transmitted wherein at least a portion of the data packets have...
US-7,042,864 Enabling push technologies for mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for enabling a Mobile Node supporting mobile IP to roam without an assigned IP address and receive lookups indicating that a Corresponding...
US-7,042,845 System and method for time division multiplexed switching of data using a high-speed packet switch
A system and method for switching data using a high-speed packet switch are described. Multiple communications are received along at least one input...
US-7,042,838 Method and apparatus for forwarding data in a data communications network
A method of forwarding data in a data communications network comprising a plurality of nodes comprises the step of forwarding data according to a forwarding...
US-7,042,834 Method and system for routing communications among computer networks
A method and system for determining route redistribution are disclosed. The method generally comprises receiving an information packet from a neighbor source....
US-7,039,939 Method and apparatus for creating virtual upstream channels for enhanced lookahead channel parameter testing
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are disclosed for creating a virtual lookahead upstream receiver in a single physical upstream receiver in a...
US-7,039,914 Message processing in network forwarding engine by tracking order of assigned thread in order group
A system and method maintains order among a plurality of threads in a multi-threaded processing system. The processing system, which may be disposed at an...
US-7,039,747 Selective smart discards with prefetchable and controlled-prefetchable address space
A bridging device has a first port to allow the device to communicate with other devices on an expansion bus and a second port to allow the device to communicate...
US-7,039,732 Method and apparatus for providing redundancy between card elements in a chassis
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for providing redundancy for a card in a chassis includes providing first and second cards in a chassis....
US-7,039,716 Devices, software and methods for encoding abbreviated voice data for redundant transmission through VoIP network
Devices, software and methods are provided for encoding voice data to conceal packet loss. In addition to regular encoding, an abbreviated portion of the frame...
US-7,039,703 Dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications protocol stack
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications protocol stack includes, at an...
US-7,039,604 Multi-vendor integration process for internet commerce
A method for automatically processing electronic customer orders for configurable products. In one embodiment, a web site that is operable to access a vendor...
US-7,039,319 DWDM laser frequency control
Highly efficient control of laser frequency is provided. An optical channel monitor is coupled to a composite WDM signal resulting from the multiplexing of...
US-7,039,313 Automatic protection system for an optical transmission system
An optical communication system and method for starting up and shutting down the system to ensure safety during repair of a fiber break are disclosed. A...
US-7,039,180 Method and apparatus for enabling multiple protocol communication over a network
A method and apparatus for enabling multiple protocol communication over a network are disclosed. A first circuit communicates first signals in a first frequency...
US-7,039,175 Configurable digit collection for various signaling protocols
A PSTN (Public Switching Telephone Network) device includes a Dynamically Configurable Signaling State Machine (DCSSM). The DCSSM can be programmed to recognize...
US-7,039,116 Methods and apparatus for embedding and format conversion of compressed video data
System and methods are provided for modifying a compressed video data stream to match the available video decoding capability of a target decoder. Compressed...
US-7,039,073 Bound mode technique for accommodating high-bandwidth data flow within an intermediate network node
A bound mode mechanism and technique efficiently accommodates high-bandwidth data traffic flow within an intermediate node of a computer network. The bound mode...
US-7,039,068 Packet assembly
A dynamic packet consolidation algorithm for a wireless transmission regime. At least first and second packets of a plurality of packets are sampled. The...
US-7,039,055 Method and apparatus for creating and dismantling a transit path in a subnetwork
A system and method are disclosed for determining when to set up or tear down such a temporary transit path so that temporary transit paths are set up when they...
US-7,039,035 Arrangement in an access router for optimizing mobile router connections based on delegated network prefixes
An access router of a local mobile network includes a delegation resource for delegating address prefixes and a routing resource configured for parsing reverse...
US-7,039,014 Network-wide connection-based debug mechanism
An improved mechanism for analysing connection establishment/teardown process or identifying failure points (i.e. nodes) in a PNNI network through the use of a...
US-7,039,008 Method and apparatus for maintaining connection state between a connection manager and a failover device
A system and method are disclosed for maintaining the state of a virtual connection supported by an active connection manager on a standby connection manager....
US-7,038,842 Reduced four-wave mixing and Raman amplification architecture
Raman amplifiers with improved signal to noise ratio and four-wave mixing product suppression are provided. In one embodiment, both co-propagating and...
US-7,036,143 Methods and apparatus for virtual private network based mobility
Methods and apparatus for enabling VPN based mobility are provided. A VPN client having a client subnetwork address corresponding to a particular subnetwork can...
US-7,036,142 Single step network logon based on point to point protocol
A method and apparatus for providing single-step logon access for a subscriber to a differentiated computer network having more than one separate access area. In...
US-7,036,119 Method and apparatus for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network
A method is disclosed for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network. A set of one or more non-select objects in the...
US-7,035,915 Method and apparatus for IP address assignment
A method and apparatus for assigning an IP address, in a modular network system, to at least one client premise equipment device coupled by a communications link...
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