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US-D482,165 Sonic cleaner
US-6,643,782 Method for providing single step log-on access to a differentiated computer network
A method for providing single step log-on access for a subscriber to a computer network. The computer network is differentiated into public and private areas....
US-6,643,706 Scaleable route redistribution mechanism
A method of distributing route information is described. The method includes maintaining a number of entries, indicating that at least one of the entries,...
US-6,643,703 Method and apparatus for automatic routing of circuit switched data connections based upon stored behavioral...
A method and apparatus for automatic routing of multi-link circuit switched connections are shown. A routing processor monitors the behavioral characteristics of...
US-6,643,700 Option request protocol
An option request protocol allows dynamic negotiation of options between a host computer and a control unit of a computer network. The protocol is manifested as...
US-6,643,621 Methods and apparatus for referencing and processing audio information
Mechanisms and techniques are provided which allow a server computer system, such as a web server, to generate information, such as a web page, which includes an...
US-6,643,360 Check for pending e-mail using caller ID and selective answer ring
An Internet Access server includes a caller-ID map. The caller-ID map stores a list of caller-IDs associated with the ISP with corresponding user identification...
US-6,643,267 Method and apparatus for tracing a virtual connection
A method and apparatus for tracing a virtual circuit. A request message is received from a trace originating node. The request message includes a trace transit...
US-6,643,260 Method and apparatus for implementing a quality of service policy in a data communications network
A content addressable memory (CAM or L3 Table) contains flow information for each active flow of packets passing through a given node of a data communications...
US-6,642,448 Circuit card with potting containment fence apparatus
A fluid containment fence apparatus provides a border around the perimeter of an area to be potted on one or both sides of a circuit board. First, or first and...
US-6,640,269 Method and apparatus for assisting communication of information between two processes
A method and apparatus assists communication between a writer of a shared file and the reader of the shared file without requiring the use of a shared file. When...
US-6,640,243 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-6,639,703 Receiver transponder for protected networks
A receiver transponder that is implemented in an optical add/drop multiplexer (OADM) is disclosed. The OADM is used in short haul type networks and receives...
US-D481,382 Display and key array cover for a wireless handset
US-D481,381 Key array for a wireless handset
US-6,636,603 System and method for determining the transmit power of a communication device operating on digital subscriber...
A system for determining the transmit power of a communication device operating on a twisted pair subscriber line includes a communication server coupled to a...
US-6,636,594 Dial plan mapper
A dial string is received from a session application that interfaces with a packet-based or circuit-switched system such as VoIP, PSTN, PBX, etc. Regular...
US-6,636,509 Hardware TOS remapping based on source autonomous system identifier
A rapid method and apparatus for remapping the type of service (TOS) and source address information from an incoming communications packet according to the...
US-6,636,499 Apparatus and method for cluster network device discovery
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more member devices....
US-6,636,498 Mobile IP mobile router
Methods and apparatus for implementing a Mobile IP mobile router are provided. In accordance with one aspect, the Home Agent receives a registration request...
US-6,636,484 Automatic generation of OAM cells for connection continuity detection
An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch is configured to automatically generate Operations, Administration and Management (OAM) cells for a loopback test at a...
US-6,633,582 Symmetrical codec selection in an asymmetrical codec environment
A codec selector, and a corresponding method for establishing media channels between a local endpoint and a remote endpoint, are disclosed. The codec selector...
US-6,633,560 Distribution of network services among multiple service managers without client involvement
A system and method are described for partitioning a network service among a plurality of service managers. The method includes configuring a first service...
US-6,633,549 Auto-detection of ISDN BRI services
A method and apparatus for auto-detection of ISDN BRI services available for use by terminal equipment is disclosed. This auto-detection provides a variety of...
US-6,633,545 System and method for determining the data rate capacity of digital subscriber lines
A system for determining the data rate capacity of a digital subscriber line includes a communication server coupled to a number of subscribers using twisted...
US-6,633,539 Device, method and article of manufacture for call setup pacing in connection-oriented networks
A method, system and article of manufacture to prevent signaling congestion in a connection-oriented network node in situations where a plurality of ...
US-6,632,033 Ultra-short reach optical communications system and method of manufacture
An ultra-short-reach optical transceiver is described. The ultra-short-reach optical transceiver comprises an optical transmitter, an optical receiver, and a...
US-6,631,483 Clock synchronization and fault protection for a telecommunications device
A telecommunications device includes a synchronization bus and a controller coupled to the bus. The controller selects a primary reference clock signal from...
US-6,631,478 Technique for implementing high performance stable storage hierarchy in a computer network
A technique is provided for implementing a high performance stable storage system which provides stable and fast storage services to applications built on top of...
US-6,631,138 Reduced pin-count 10Base-T MAC to transceiver interface
Provided is a 10Base-T MAC to PHY interface requiring only two wires (pins) per port, with two additional global wires: a clock wire (pin), and a synchronization...
US-6,631,137 Method and system for improving high speed internetwork data transfers
A method for creating a single virtual LAN including a source (S) attached to a first Token ring LAN (N1), a target (T) within a subnet attached to a different...
US-6,631,134 Method for allocating bandwidth in an optical network
A method is provided to allocate bandwidth from a first node to a second node in a optical network. The method begins by accepting a request from an end-user,...
US-6,631,120 System and method for determining a communication protocol of a communication device operating on digital...
A system for determining a communication protocol of a communication device operating on digital subscriber lines includes a communication server coupled to a...
US-D480,393 Handset cradle
US-D480,374 Wireless handset
US-6,629,111 Memory allocation system
A method of allocating memory for a file includes determining a size of the file and searching a memory segment list to determine whether the file can be stored...
US-6,628,723 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-6,628,697 Subscriber unit ranging in a point to multipoint system
A chirp waveform is employed in establishing timing synchronization between nodes of a data communication network. In one embodiment, the chirp waveform is...
US-6,628,657 Method and system for transporting synchronous and asynchronous traffic on a bus of a telecommunications node
A bus for a telecommunications node includes a frame repeating at a defined interval and including a defined number of slots. Each slot includes an overhead...
US-6,628,654 Dispatching packets from a forwarding agent using tag switching
A system and method are disclosed for providing a network service. The method includes storing at a forwarding agent a tag table. The tag table includes a list...
US-6,628,649 Apparatus and methods providing redundant routing in a switched network device
The invention provides unique architectures and techniques for routing redundancy in a data switch configured to use label switching. Multiple label switch...
US-6,628,644 Telephone-based hypertext transport protocol server
A telephone is provided for delivering content to a client that is coupled to a communications network. The telephone includes a processor and a network...
US-6,628,624 Value-added features for the spanning tree protocol
A method and apparatus facilitates and enhances the operation of the spanning tree protocol in bridged computer networks. An intermediate network device in...
US-6,628,610 Methods and apparatus for managing a flow of packets using change and reply signals
Techniques are provided for controlling a flow of packets in a data communications device. A first technique involves transferring packets of a particular packet...
US-6,628,608 Method and apparatus of handling data that is sent to non-existent destinations
A method of managing a network switch. The method having the first step of detecting a status of a set of physical ports on an interface card in the network...
US-6,628,304 Method and apparatus providing a graphical user interface for representing and navigating hierarchical networks
A method and apparatus are provided which present hierarchical data to a user via a graphical user interface. A preferred embodiment represents hierarchical data...
US-6,626,953 System and method for retrieving software release information
A method for retrieving software release information. A first step obtains a software defect data set, a second step obtains a software release data set, and a...
US-6,625,680 System and method for processing circuit card connector and redundancy events
A system for processing circuit card events includes a circuit board having a first connector and a second connector. The circuit board generates connector...
US-6,625,645 Automatic static to dynamic IP address and DNS address management for remote communications network access
A system and method for remotely connecting client computers to a communication network such as the Internet by way of a server system and dynamically providing...
US-6,625,256 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....
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