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US-6,940,843 Selecting an access point according to a measure of received signal quality
An apparatus for inclusion and a method for operation in a station (STA) of a wireless network. The method includes received data from at least one remote...
US-6,940,821 Method and apparatus for detecting a fault in a multicast routing infrastructure
A test monitoring device for detecting a fault in a multicast routing infrastructure includes a processor, a memory coupled with the processor, and a network...
US-6,939,161 Methods and apparatus for securing a cable connector to a device
A connection system has a device, and a cable assembly having a cable and a cable connector disposed at an end of the cable. The cable connector is configured to...
US-6,938,182 System and method for providing reliable telephony web-based features
In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present invention, a method for maintaining telephony Internet services includes providing a first pointer, the...
US-6,937,576 Multiple instance spanning tree protocol
A multiple instance spanning tree protocol (MI-STP) creates a plurality of active topologies (i.e., loop-free paths) within a computer network. These active...
US-6,937,569 Method and system for determining a relative position of a device on a network
A method and system for determining a relative location of a device on a network is provided. In this system and method, a list of landmark nodes provided on the...
US-6,937,568 Adaptive rate shaping to prevent overflow
The rate at which a node transmits data is modified dependent on the receive rate by selecting one of a plurality of predetermined quantum values dependent on...
US-6,934,921 Resolving LBIST timing violations
Resolving timing violations introduced by a logic built-in self test (LBIST) sub-circuit formed within an underlying integrated circuit includes analyzing a...
US-6,934,870 Clock management scheme for PCI and cardbus cards for power reduction
A clock management scheme for an 802.11 MAC on a PCI or Cardbus bus that works in conjunction with industry standardized power mechanisms. The scheme involves...
US-6,934,766 Method and apparatus for exchanging event information between computer systems that reduce perceived lag times...
Mechanisms and techniques provide the system that allows a sending computer system to capture and store event information related to events that transpire on a...
US-6,934,760 Method and apparatus for resequencing of packets into an original ordering using multiple resequencing components
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributed resequencing of packets belonging to an original stream of packets in a computer or communications system....
US-6,934,380 Method and system for automatic contact distribution utilizing presence detection
A method for automatic contact distribution includes receiving a contact for connection with an agent and distributing the contact to a first agent. The method...
US-6,934,340 Adaptive control system for interference rejections in a wireless communications system
An adaptive control system for controlling the effects of narrow to medium bandwidth interferers in a wireless communications system (e.g., wireless LAN devices)...
US-6,934,305 Method and apparatus for detecting errors in a backplane frame
A method of generating a parity value is disclosed. The method includes reading a word from a data stream, determining if the word should be included in a parity...
US-6,934,293 Port aggregation load balancing
The network switches and computer readable mediums of the present invention allocate port assignments based on load, that is, the amount of data being forwarded...
US-6,934,262 Method and apparatus for restricting the assignment of VLANs
Restricting the assignment of VLANs so that a unique VLAN or set of VLANs must be assigned to each link for a particular network circuit (NC) or group of NCs....
US-6,934,256 Method of detecting non-responsive network flows
A network device identifies a non-adaptive flow as follows. The network device drops packets on a random basis using a Random Early Detection (RED) algorithm. A...
US-6,934,249 Method and system for minimizing the connection set up time in high speed packet switching networks
The present invention is directed to a high speed packet switching network and, in particular to a method and system for minimizing the time to establish a...
US-6,933,909 Multichannel access point with collocated isolated antennas
A wireless telecommunications device is disclosed including a plurality of wireless antennas, each respectively for transmitting and/or receiving wireless...
US-6,931,441 Method and apparatus for managing a network using link state information
A method is disclosed for managing a network having a plurality of network elements, where the network elements are configured to be interconnected to one...
US-6,931,103 Failover mechanisms for remote networked phones
A method of providing failover service to network phones. A failure of communication between a network phone and a primary call manager is identified....
US-6,931,101 Method and apparatus for inband testing of an echo canceller
Provided is a method and apparatus for inband testing of an echo canceller. The apparatus includes a signal generator for generating an excitation signal...
US-6,931,028 Scaleable RSVP signaling between VoIP dial-peers for tandem voice solutions
A method for high quality voice communication over an IP network. The method is implemented using an IP network device. Voice communication quality of service is...
US-6,931,022 Background test system for time division multiplexing switching systems
A method for testing a transmission system is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a time division multiplexed (TDM) stream on an input of the transmission...
US-6,930,999 Scalable voice over IP system providing independent call bridging for outbound calls initiated by user...
An IP telephony gateway and a user interface resource enable a subscriber to place an outgoing call according to the voice over IP (H.323) protocol to a...
US-6,930,989 Wide frequency offset correction using encoded interburst phase differences
Systems and methods for wide frequency offset synchronization are provided. A synchronization data sequence is encoded onto a series of OFDM frequency domain...
US-6,930,982 Devices, software and methods for measuring packet loss burstiness to determine quality of voice data...
Devices, software, and methods measure a burstiness of packet loss episodes in transmissions of voice data through networks. At least one burstiness statistic is...
US-6,930,979 Method and system for multi-PHY addressing
Multi-PHY addressing from source to destination in which n-number of channels or ports are used in a PHY layer device for communication with a link layer device....
US-D508,493 Combined universal serial bus adapter and base
US-6,928,484 Method and apparatus for discovering edge-disjoint shortest path pairs during shortest path tree computation
A method for identifying and choosing a shortest path segment that has an alternate edge disjoint path segment. While routing Unidirectional Path Switched Ring...
US-6,928,482 Method and apparatus for scalable process flow load balancing of a multiplicity of parallel packet processors...
An apparatus for distributing processing loads in a service aware network is provided. The apparatus contains a controller and a plurality of packet processors...
US-6,925,585 Method and apparatus for checking level of SNMP MIB support by network devices
A method and apparatus for checking the level of SNMP MIB support by network devices. An input text file indicating the MIB variables and their associated...
US-6,925,504 Methods and apparatus for obtaining content from a content-originating device within a computerized network
A technique can be used to obtain content (e.g., a live feed, pre-positioned content, etc.) from a content-originating device (a content source). The technique...
US-6,925,483 System for characterizing information from an information producer
A system enables a consumer to generate a filtering program based on criteria set forth by a system operator during run time. During system operation, the...
US-6,925,265 System and method of high-speed transmission and appropriate transmission apparatus
Soliton or soliton-like optical pulses with characteristics adapted to propagation in an optical line for RZ type transmission are generated by modulating a...
US-6,925,081 MPLS device enabling service providers to control service levels in forwarding of multi-labeled packets
A MPLS device which receives configuration data identifying a group of multi-labeled packets and desired EXP (corresponding to the 3-bit experimental bit field...
US-6,924,437 Techniques for coupling an object to a circuit board using a surface mount coupling device
A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board which defines circuit board pads, a set of surface mount electronic components soldered to a first set of the...
US-6,922,549 Error vector magnitude selection diversity metric for OFDM
Describe herein is an apparatus for inclusion in a station of a wireless network, and a method implemented in a station of a wireless network. The method...
US-6,922,396 System and method for managing time sensitive data streams across a communication network
A system and method for managing data streaming data include the capability to receive a plurality of packets, each packet associated with a data connection, at...
US-6,920,562 Tightly coupled software protocol decode with hardware data encryption
An encryption mechanism tightly-couples hardware data encryption functions with software-based protocol decode processing within a pipelined processor of a...
US-6,920,498 Phased learning approach to determining closest content serving sites
In order to direct content requests to an appropriate content serving site in a computer network, a phased learning approach is utilized to ensure that, as best...
US-6,920,205 System and method for interactive communications with an end-user
An apparatus for interactive communications is provided that includes an interactive element, which includes a plurality of keys. One or more of the keys are...
US-6,920,156 Method and system for transporting synchronous and asynchronous traffic on a synchronous bus of a...
A synchronous bus for a telecommunications node includes a frame repeating at a defined interval. Each frame includes a plurality of service channels. In at...
US-6,920,112 Sampling packets for network monitoring
The invention provides a method and system for collecting aggregate information about network traffic, while maintaining processor load relatively constant...
US-6,920,111 Multiple update frequencies for counters in a multi-level shaping system
Methods and devices for controlling traffic in a multi-level system are described. A first counter associated with a first node in a first level of the system is...
US-6,919,716 Precision avalanche photodiode current monitor
Precision measurement of optical signal power is provided. In one implementation, a Wilson current mirror senses current through an avalanche photodiode (APD)...
US-6,918,069 Optimum threshold for FEC transponders
An optical receiver threshold may be optimized in real time based on a forward error correction (FEC) error statistics. A relative number of corrected ones as...
US-6,918,044 Password protection for high reliability computer systems
A high reliability computer system includes a first processing engine (PE), a first memory and a third memory both accessible by the first PE, a second PE, and a...
US-6,917,966 Enhanced network services using a subnetwork of communicating processors
A method and system for providing enhanced services for a network. The enhanced services use information about the network which is available to a subnet of...
US-6,917,944 Method and apparatus for configuring access to a plurality of data repositories
A method is provided to configure access to a plurality of data repositories. The data repositories each provide data objects for applications operated by users....
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