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US-6,574,797 Method and apparatus for locating a cleaner bandwidth in a frequency channel for data transmission
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products for utilizing a frequency channel determined to be unacceptably noisy by finding a cleaner, narrower bandwidth...
US-6,574,796 Fast and reliable data carrier detection by a cable modem in a cable television plant
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for detecting or locating a viable data carrier in a downstream channel by a cable modem. When a...
US-6,574,758 Testing a bus coupled between two electronic devices
A bus coupled between two circuits (which may be, for example, each implemented as a single chip) is tested by transmitting from a first circuit a predetermined...
US-6,574,331 Method and apparatus for providing a call center in a network-base telephone system
A system (10) includes a network (12) of the type used to interconnect computers, and a plurality of real telephones (21-26) which are each coupled to the...
US-6,572,661 System and method for automated annotation of files
A method and apparatus links descriptions with the thing that is described to allow them to be maintained separately but displayed with one another. The...
US-6,571,287 Distributed database system with authoritative node
An authorizing apparatus for use with a client that connects to a first server in a network includes a second server that authorizes session requests of the...
US-6,571,272 Method and apparatus for SNA/IP correlation with multiple DSW peer connections
A technique efficiently correlates information pertaining to host and physical unit (PU) entities of a data link switching (DLSW) network comprising multiple...
US-6,570,913 Method and apparatus for selecting optimum frequency for upstream data transmission in a network system...
Provided are methods and apparatuses for quickly and efficiently locating a frequency band for upstream transmission of data in a data communications network...
US-6,570,877 Search engine for forwarding table content addressable memory
A hardware search engine facility is provided to allow CPU search and update of a Forwarding Table CAM under the control of software running on the CPU. The...
US-6,570,869 Communicating voice over a packet-switching network
Communicating voice over a packet-switching network is implemented on a telecommunications network that includes the packet-switching network, two coding units...
US-6,567,917 Method and system for providing tamper-resistant executable software
Tamper-resistant software is provided by determining an initial value of a specified property for an executable file. The executable file is then encrypted based...
US-6,567,519 System and method for processing an input signal communicated on a telephone line
A system for processing an input signal communicated on a telephone line includes an input node to receive the input signal. The input signal comprises a first...
US-6,567,404 Multiprotocol packet recognition and switching
The invention provides a method and system for identifying header information in a packet header, and for switching (and otherwise operating) on the packet in...
US-6,567,400 Hardware assisted DSP data transfer
A network device, for establishing communication between a first communication unit and a second communication unit through a packet switching network, includes...
US-6,567,380 Technique for selective routing updates
A technique allows selective generation of routing update messages by a router for its neighboring peer routers of a computer network. When an entry version...
US-6,567,379 Traffic monitor using leaky bucket with variable fill
An integrated circuit monitors the most active traffic flow rates on a communications network by using a leaky bucket model having a variable fill rate. As a...
US-6,565,385 Reducing electromagnetic emissions from a connector coupled to a printed circuit board
A connector for coupling a communication link to a printed circuit board includes a plurality of pins and a shield. The pins electrically couple the...
US-6,564,375 Reusable components for customization of wizard-based applications
A method for altering a wizard-based application, which is usually created using an object-oriented language with a base class, includes utilizing one or more...
US-6,563,832 Token ring bridge distributed in a switched fabric
A distributed token ring (TR) bridge has a logical switch fabric that is distributed over a TR switching network of switches interconnected by trunk links. The...
US-6,563,816 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-6,563,798 Dynamically created service class-based routing tables
Dynamically created routing table structures which may find application as routing tables for ATM or other computer networks provide a selection of pre-computed...
US-6,563,418 Automotive network and adapter
A method for communicating data to and from a direct current local area network (DC LAN) in an automobile includes receiving data from a first device that is...
US-6,561,836 System and method for coupling a communication signal to a communication device
According to one embodiment of the invention, a system for coupling a communication signal to a communication device includes a backplane, having first and...
US-6,560,739 Mechanism for enabling compliance with the IEEE standard 1149.1 for boundary-scan designs and tests
A mechanism for enabling compliance with the IEEE boundary-scan standard 1149.1 includes, in a first preferred embodiment, a compliance enabler working with...
US-6,560,699 Constraint-based language configuration files for updating and verifying system constraints
Configuration files may define settings and parameters for hardware and software devices in a computer system. In an embodiment of the present invention,...
US-6,560,644 Directory services network management locator
A complete management system for specialized routers such as, for example, DLSw routers is provided. The management system uses a server to maintain a DLSw...
US-6,560,627 Mutual exclusion at the record level with priority inheritance for embedded systems using one semaphore
A method for providing mutual exclusion at a single data element level for use in embedded systems. Entries for tasks that are currently holding a resource are...
US-6,560,318 Arrangement for managing notification preferences for notification delivery messages in an IP-based...
A notification architecture utilizes multiple processes configured for managing notification operations based on reception of SMTP-based messages within IMAP...
US-6,560,196 Method and apparatus for controlling the transmission of cells across a network
A Multiservice Access Concentrator (MAC) provides traffic shaping by allocating at least one cell stream to at least one cell slot of a cell scheduling table. A...
US-6,559,980 Increasing speed of non-error corrected fax transmissions
A fax system employed in a packet switching network environment for use by fax users for transmission of fax information includes a network device coupled,...
US-6,556,811 Transceiver unit
An air cooled transceiver enclosure which includes multiple cooling posts about the enclosure. The transmitter and receiver antennas are planar mounted above the...
US-6,556,588 Forward error correction at MPEG-2 transport stream layer
The invention is for a system and method for performing forward error correction on an MPEG-2 transport stream that has optional error correction information...
US-6,556,574 Duplicate ignore delay timer for ARP like protocol messages using are protocol
A router transmits an ARP Explorer request packet onto a subnetwork in order to learn the route (RIF information) from the router to an end station. The end...
US-6,556,045 Digital designs optimized with time division multiple access technology
A system and method for designing a digital circuit. The method includes identifying a single phase digital circuit implementing a desired function and operating...
US-6,553,489 System and method for secure and efficient universal port configuration
A system and method for providing secure and efficient configuration of port devices. The system identifies a user of the system and associates the identified...
US-6,553,423 Method and apparatus for dynamic exchange of capabilities between adjacent/neighboring networks nodes
A technique to dynamically exchange or update routing capabilities between neighboring peer routers in a computer network without disruption to the operation of...
US-6,553,239 Low power, short range point-to-multipoint communications system
A point-to-multipoint or two-way communications system is provided by a nodal transmitter located in a node with a plurality of nodal antennas radiating...
US-6,553,117 Programmable multiple-standard digital communications system
A circuit for communicating digital data is disclosed. The circuit can connect with up to 12 digital data lines (L0 through L11) for communication under a T1 or...
US-6,553,075 Method and apparatus for determining crosstalk
A system to analyze and compensate for noise on a transmission line (35) is provided. The system comprises a transmission card which includes a transceiver (32),...
US-6,553,028 Method and apparatus for multicast switching using a centralized switching engine
A technique implements forwarding operation shortcuts at a switch for multicast data traffic routed between subnetworks of a computer network. A first multicast...
US-6,552,616 Asynchronous phase detector for a PLD independent of timing requirements
An apparatus and method of compensating for differences in circuit routing path lengths is described. In one embodiment, a latch is inserted between reset signal...
US-6,550,016 Protection bus and method for a telecommunications device
A telecommunications device includes a protection bus, at least one protected card, and an I/O module for the protected card. The I/O module is coupled to the...
US-6,549,943 Network management using abstract device descriptions
A method and apparatus are disclosed for creating and storing information that defines one or more network devices for use with a network management system. In...
US-6,549,882 Mechanisms for providing and using a scripting language for flexibly simulationg a plurality of different...
Provided are test systems, methods, and media which allow a user to script any type of test or model scenario based on a particular type of network traffic...
US-6,549,592 Enhanced synchronization burst for OFDM systems
A burst timing synchronization system useful in, e.g., OFDM communication systems. In one embodiment, this burst timing synchronization system may be impervious...
US-6,549,570 Apparatus for line state analysis in a telecommunications system
A line state analyzer (42, 116) is provided for determining if two asynchronous digital subscriber line modems (12, 34) have entered a training stage or if some...
US-6,549,516 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-6,549,422 Electronic system fire containment and suppression
An electronic system fire containment and suppression apparatus that can include but is not limited to at least one PCB-localized fire containment and...
US-6,549,046 Method and apparatus for phase aligning two clock signals utilizing a programmable phase adjustment circuit
An apparatus, method, communications device and computer readable medium for phase aligning two clocks and providing a graceful switch between active and standby...
US-6,547,569 PC/104 or PC/104+ connector with selected pin isolation feature
An improved PC/104 connector includes a pin by pin isolation mechanism to allow a standard PC/104 connector pin to transmit non-PC, vendor-specific I/O signals...
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