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Method and apparatus for enhancing speaker selection
A method and apparatus to provide speaker selection in a multi-party conference call is described. The method may comprise processing a speaker queue for at...
Dynamically adjusting number of transmit antennas for MIMO systems to use
greater transmit power
Techniques are presented to reduce the number of antennas used for a transmission for a given antenna configuration and data rate. At a wireless communication...
Processing of impaired and incomplete multi-latticed video streams
An apparatus for facilitating reception of multiple representations of a video signal. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a mechanism for receiving...
Terminal capabilities set exchange between heterogeneous endpoints
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a protocol translator a first message from a first endpoint to a second endpoint. The first message includes a...
Noise ingress cancelation
A demodulator can include an ingress exciser configured to remove ingress noise from a burst mode digital input signal that is above a predetermined threshold...
Maintaining point of presence for clients roaming within a layer 2 domain
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet from a source wireless device at a second switch, the source wireless device previously associated with...
Dynamic bandwidth selection for wide bandwidth wireless local area
Dynamic bandwidth selection techniques are provided for a plurality of wireless access point devices that operate in a wireless local area network. Each access...
Partial association identifier computation in wireless networks
In one embodiment, a method includes generating for a client device associated with an access point, a partial association identifier based on an association...
Querying health of full-meshed forwarding planes
In one embodiment, an originating node in a full-mesh computer network receives a trigger to determine integrity of the full-mesh network's data-paths. The...
Selective topology routing for distributed data collection
In one embodiment, a device, such as a network management server, determines a traffic matrix of a mesh network, where the traffic matrix indicates an amount of...
Locating points of interest using references to media frames within a
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a stream of transport packets encapsulating media packets, and generating a reference to the point-of-interest...
Home communication systems
Systems and methods are disclosed of a network including a primary device, a plurality of remote devices, and a shared peripheral device. The network allows the...
Dynamic virtual machine consolidation
At a first physical computing machine executing a plurality of virtual machines and connected to a network, one or more virtual machine metrics for each virtual...
Bidirectional inline power port
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device...
Enabling packet handling information in the clear for MACSEC protected
Techniques are provided to append packet handling information "in the clear" ahead of security related information in a packet to be routed over a network to...
Pluggable module subcomponent reset
Techniques are provided for resetting a microprocessor-based subcomponent of a pluggable module. Specifically, a host device connected to the pluggable module...
Technique for dynamically restoring original TE-LSP attributes for
A technique dynamically restores original attributes of a Traffic Engineering Label Switched Path (TE-LSP) that are provided in a source domain for a...
Seamless hand-off of combined unified communications and virtual desktop
A host device receives from a user at a first client device a first login request for hosted virtual desktop (HVD) services. A first virtual desktop...
Supporting proxy discovery
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an invitation request message at a first outbound proxy. The invitation request message is received from a first...
Network appliance with integrated local area network and storage area
network extension services
Techniques and a network appliance apparatus are provided herein to extend local area networks (LANs) and storage area networks (SANs) beyond a data center...
System and method for providing access in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes evaluating geolocation information associated with a mobile node and using the geolocation...
Timing re-synchronization with reduced communication energy in frequency
hopping communication networks
In one embodiment, a battery-operated communication device "quick-samples" a frequency hopping sequence at a periodic rate corresponding to a substantially low...
Adjacency discovery through multicast and single-hop messaging
A first node of a network may send a multicast discovery message comprising a domain identifier of the first node. The first node may also send a single-hop...
System and method for transporting digital baseband streams in a network
A method is provided in example embodiments that include receiving a radio signal stream and segmenting the radio signal stream into segments. The segments may...
Network accessibility to any network attached device during reboot and
A data communication network (DCN) having a plurality of network devices coupled to the DCN with at least one of the network devices having a "boot once"...
Detecting failures of backup label switched paths in a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes communicating a first request message to a first network element functioning as a point of local repair for a...
Creating balanced link-disjoint topologies in a computer network
In one embodiment, each node in a computer network determines a shortest looping ring back to the node through each of its neighbors. Each of these rings may...
Dynamic reroute of network traffic
In an example embodiment, a method is provided that receives a broadcast of available bandwidth from a first routing device. A congestion of traffic is detected...
Increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment
An example method for increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet at a pair of switches comprising a...
Air flow system
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a faceplate having a plurality of slots arranged on a front portion of the faceplate, a top...
Encoder-supervised imaging for video cameras
A controller controls a camera that produces a sequence of images and that has output coupled to a video encoder. The camera has an operating condition...
System and method for scaling a video presentation based on presentation
complexity and room participants
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a first presentation material for a videoconference, wherein the first presentation...
Dual band antenna design
Disclosed in an example embodiment herein is a dual mode patch antenna designed to operate in the TM02 mode. The antenna comprising a circular patch antenna...
Aggregating and routing sensor data at a community sensor-coordinating
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving sensor data from multiple sensors associated with multiple persons; for each of the sensors, identifying the...
Universal test system for testing electrical and optical hosts
According to an example implementation, a universal tester includes a host interface slot connected to a first pluggable host card during an electrical test...
Method and apparatus for supporting a computer chip on a printed circuit
A printed circuit board assembly and method of assembly in which underfill is placed between a chip and substrate to support the chip. A trench is formed in the...
Group key management and authentication schemes for mesh networks
According to one embodiment, techniques are provided to enable secure communication among devices in a mesh network using a group temporal key. An authenticator...
Automatic curation and modification of virtualized computer programs
In an embodiment, a data processing method comprises receiving computer program data at a security unit having one or more processors; implementing one or more...
Unified communication audit tool
Providing for dynamic auditing of components of a communication network is provided herein. By way of example, network components can be queried by way of...
Video trick mode mechanism
A system and method for video trick mode playback is described, the system and method including a user actuated control operative to slide (130) a playback...
The present invention relates to an apparatus, method for adjusting depth characteristics of a three-dimensional image for correcting for errors in perceived...
Efficient multivariate signature generation
A cryptographic method and apparatus, including providing a public key that defines a multivariate polynomial mapping Q( ) over a finite field F, extracting a...
Simultaneous processing of media and redundancy streams for mitigating
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a primary stream of encoded frames and a separate stream of redundant frames. The method further comprises...
Method and system for configuring wireless routers and networks
A method and system for configuring a wireless router and a wireless communications network includes establishing connectivity between a wireless router and at...
Frame handling within multi-stage switching fabrics
Various techniques can be used to handle frames within multi-stage switching fabric. For example, in one method, a frame and an associated frame header are...
Systems and methods for selecting serving gateways to service user
Some embodiments provide methods for selecting a serving gateway to service user equipment in communication with a network, including: receiving a message from...
Fabric load balancing
In one implementation, a series of nodes in a network or a fabric communicate congestion values upstream against the flow of data packets. A current node...
Passive network latency monitoring
A method measures a resident delay for each port in a node in a network and a peer delay between each pair of neighbor nodes in the network. From these resident...
Event-based capture of packets from a network flow
An apparatus and method for event-based data capture from network flows are provided. At a network device, a network flow is received that comprises a plurality...