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Inventory devices and methods
In one implementation, a method includes determining first component data by a first aggregation device at a first time, the first aggregation device being...
Computer program controlled security mechanism
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a locking member configured to be coupled to a case that contacts an electronic component, the...
Token-based control of permitted sub-sessions for online collaborative
In one embodiment, a client device may send one or more sub-session requests to one or more corresponding session controllers through a computer network to...
Policy control over switched delivery networks
A method is described that includes receiving a program request from a transceiver that includes a program request to receive a video program at the...
Headend modeling of data
A data modeling method for modeling data for an electronic program guide (EPG) at a broadcast headend is described. The method includes grouping receiver types...
Computing disjoint paths for reactive routing mesh networks
In one embodiment, a reactive routing computer network may be partitioned into diverse logical topologies, and a source node may transmit route request (RREQ)...
Adaptive idle timeout for TCP connections in ESTAB state
In various embodiments, a method may be provided comprising: determining a number of established TCP connections to a server; comparing the number of...
Performing an in-service software reload on a network device
A software reload is executed. The hardware associated with the network device continues to forward network traffic during the software reload. Also, a kernel...
Systems and methods of detecting non-colocated subscriber devices
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving address configuration information for each of a plurality of subscriber devices associated with the same...
Buffering of prior displayed television channels upon accessing a
Systems and methods are provided for managing a time-shift buffer (TSB) that is used for buffering video presentations. One such method includes receiving user...
Position coding for context-based adaptive variable length coding
Particular embodiments include a method, an apparatus, and logic embodied in tangible computer-readable medium that when executed carries out a method of...
Integer transform video compression system, method and computer program
A video coding/decoding system, method and computer program product employ an integer transform matrix for transforming to/from transform coefficients and...
Automatically identifying an edge-facing router
Techniques for automatically identifying an edge-facing router in a network are provided. In one technique, data is obtained at a first router of a subscriber...
Transmission of multi-channel MPEG
A system, and related methodology, are provided that are configured to receive, at a first network element such as a Universal Edge Quadrature Amplitude...
System and method for link protection using shared SRLG association
In one embodiment, certain SRLGs associated with members of a bundle are deemed to be "risk-free SRLGs", i.e., SRLGs whose failure may not substantially impact...
Method and apparatus for using far end camera control (FECC) messages to
implement participant and layout...
A method, an apparatus and a medium encoded with instructions for providing layout selection, participant selection, and/or participant-to-participant far end...
Selective distribution of cell based video streams over packet based
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to allow selective distribution of video information over packet based networks. Video...
Methods and apparatus providing advanced classification for power over
A system conducts a plurality of cycles on the powered device. Each cycle has a detection phase and a classification phase. A classification voltage is applied...
Challenge protected user queries
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing challenge protected user queries on a local system is presented. A query is presented to a user....
Method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network
A method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network are disclosed. A first virtual machine at a first router on a foreign network...
Selectively applying network address port translation to data traffic
through a gateway in a communications network
Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) may be selectively applied to data traffic through a gateway in a communications network. The data traffic may be...
Technique for graceful shutdown of a routing protocol in a network
In one embodiment, a router generates a notification message that indicates the router is to be gracefully removed from service. The router sends the...
System and method for leaving and retrieving electronic message notes
Methods and apparatus for allowing a message to be left for an expected user of a network application are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method...
Reducing power consumption of wireless devices
Described in example embodiments herein are techniques that combine at least two network (communication) technologies (such as protocols, signaling methods,...
System and method for mitigating four-wave-mixing effects
In one embodiment, a system includes at least one tone generator, a first transmitter, and a second transmitter. The at least one tone generator is operable to...
Handling redirect calls
In a particular embodiment, a network device receives, from a first device, a first call request for a second device. The network device may then send the first...
Efficient transmission of audio and non-audio portions of a communication
session for phones
In one embodiment, a server may obtain source data for a communication session having a combined audio portion and non-audio portion. As such, the server may...
Methods and apparatuses for dynamically recognizing terms utilized within
electronic mail messages
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a message; detect a message term within the message; search for a match between the message term and a...
Out of loop frame matching in 3D-based video denoising
In one method embodiment, for a first temporal sequence of first plural frames, frame matching the first plural frames, at least a portion of the first plural...
System and method for computing cost metrics for wireless network links
A system and method adds and manages entries on a list of entries of routing information to allow the top entry to be used for routing to a destination...
Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
Method and system for providing an indication of a communication
A method for providing an indication of a communication includes facilitating communications between a plurality of endpoints within each of a plurality of...
System and method for registering and un-registering membership in virtual
local area networks
In one embodiment, a network device in a computer network determines a plurality of attribute events that each represent a virtual local area network (VLAN)...
Tracking an object utilizing location information associated with a
In one embodiment, a method of tracking an object carrying a wireless location device comprises recording and storing images from a plurality of cameras...
Socially collaborative filtering
In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying user selection preferences of an identified user having accessed the network, the identifying based on an...
Out-of-band host management via a management controller
Techniques presented herein provide approaches for out-of-band host management via a management controller. In one embodiment, the management controller...
An authentication system, including a pattern module to provide a pattern, a function module to provide a one-way function having a plurality of input and...
Pre-association mechanism to provide detailed description of wireless
In an example embodiment, an apparatus comprising a transceiver configured to send and receive data and logic coupled to the transceiver. The logic is...
Managing configuration data
Systems and method embodiments of managing configuration data are disclosed. One method embodiment comprises storing account-specific configuration data at a...
System and method for scoped paging in multi-radio heterogeneous networks
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a request to page a mobile device operating in an idle state; determining a priority order...
Selecting an optical path for a new connection with the minimum number of
Techniques are provided for receiving a connection request at a first network node configured to request a connection from the first network node to a second...
Cache-based echo canceller
A system and methods for pre-configuring echo cancellers are shown and described. The system includes a storage device for storing one or more settings of the...
Restamping transport streams to avoid vertical rolls
In one embodiment, a network device analyzes an encoded stream to identify a timing value included in a packet before a splice point. Next, the device...
Pure control-plane approach for on-path connection admission control
operations in multiprotocol label...
The embodiments described herein present methods and apparatuses for on-path CAC operations in a MPLS-VPN environment. In an example embodiment, an ingress PE...
Ethernet extension for the data center
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
System and method for running a multiple spanning tree protocol with a
very large number of domains
A system and method runs a multiple spanning tree protocol (MSTP) in a computer network having a very large number of bridge domains. The computer network...
Dynamic flow redistribution for head of line blocking avoidance
An apparatus and related methods are provided to greatly reduce the negative impact of head of line (HOL) blocking. At a device (e.g., switch, router, etc.)...
System and method for active geographic redundancy
Systems and methods are provided that allow voice and data traffic to be shifted from one chassis to other chassis without interrupting service. Geographic...
Display screen with a graphical interface
Method and system for generating user group identifiers
A method and apparatus for generating user group identifiers using a permissions matrix is disclosed. The permissions matrix includes an entry that is...