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US-8,199,642 Dynamically and efficiently forming hierarchical tunnels
In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a grooming node) determines a set of attribute groups (AGs) of existing child tunnels through the network, where an AG is a...
US-8,199,184 Visually enhancing a conference
A method for visually enhancing a conference includes receiving a first request to enhance a first object. The method also includes establishing a visual...
US-D661,720 Digital video camera with retractable data connector
US-8,196,133 Software change modeling for network devices
A method for software change modeling for network devices provides dynamic (on the device) and static (computer) change modeling. The same source code and...
US-8,195,947 Method and system for conveying alternate acceptable canonicalizations of a digitally signed piece of...
Methods and systems for sending a digitally signed electronic mail (email) comprising a message are described. A first canonicalization of a first version of...
US-8,195,815 Efficient network monitoring and control
In one embodiment, a method for monitoring traffic associated with users in a network includes assigning a trust level to each of the users, monitoring traffic...
US-8,195,778 System and method for providing mobility across access technologies in a network environment
An example method includes receiving a packet for a flow associated with a subscriber; determining if a home agent element has a context for the flow by...
US-8,195,742 Distributed client services based on execution of service attributes and data attributes by multiple nodes in...
A network provides distributed client services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
US-8,195,240 Hybrid time-spatial multiplexing for wireless broadcast messages through antenna radiation beam synthesis
A hybrid time-spatial multiplexing technique is provided for beamforming broadcast messages to mobile stations that may be within a coverage region or cell of a...
US-8,195,237 System and method for aggregating multiple radio interfaces into a single logical bridge interface
In an example embodiment, a system and method for aggregating multiple wireless bridge interfaces into a single logical bridge interface. The system includes a...
US-8,194,836 Enhanced extension mobility
In one embodiment, a method for enhanced extension mobility includes accessing user input indicating either a desire of a user to logon at an endpoint in a...
US-8,194,698 Quality of service update procedure
Methods and systems are provided for updating the quality of service (QoS) of an IP flow in a wireless communications system. More particularly, the methods and...
US-8,194,689 Method for bring-up of voice over internet protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for voice transmissions...
US-8,194,675 Parsing out of order data packets at a content gateway of a network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a local node of a network, a sequenced data packet of a flow made up of multiple sequenced data packets from...
US-8,194,664 Two-level load-balancing of network traffic over an MPLS network
An apparatus comprising three memory portions and logic for programming the memory portions is presented. The first memory portion comprises a plurality of...
US-8,194,656 Metro ethernet network with scaled broadcast and service instance domains
A method of operation for a provider edge device of a core network includes receiving a customer frame from an access network; the customer frame having a first...
US-8,194,654 Virtual dial-up protocol for network communication
A layer two forwarding protocol (L2F) provides virtual direct dial-up service into private networks through public internet service providers. An authorized...
US-8,194,642 System and method for providing multimedia services
In certain embodiments, the present invention comprises a system and method for providing feature services in a multimedia communication environment. The system...
US-8,194,641 Method and system for operating a communication service portal
A method of providing communication service includes receiving user identification information and first communication service criteria. The user identification...
US-8,194,570 Configuration tool for MPLS virtual private network topologies
Configuration tool for virtual private network (VPN) topologies. In particular implementations, a method includes accessing a network topology configuration set...
US-8,194,546 Traffic flow determination in communications networks
A method of determining traffic paths between one or more source-destination node pairs in a communications network, comprising starting from a first set of...
US-8,194,149 Infrared-aided depth estimation
Systems and methods are disclosed for creating image maps. Some embodiments include a method comprising the steps of: capturing a first image illuminated by...
US-D661,307 Docking station
US-8,191,144 Network infrastructure validation of network management frames
A detection-based defense to a wireless network. Elements of the infrastructure, e.g., access points or scanning-only access points, detect intruders by...
US-8,191,119 Method for protecting against denial of service attacks
A security policy enables security devices to forward ICE messages. The security policy may use protection tokens to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks....
US-8,190,980 Trellis-based decoder using states of reduced uncertainty
A method and system are provided for improving the performance of a trellis-based decoder. States with reduced uncertainty (SRUs) are defined for one or more...
US-8,190,879 Graceful conversion of a security to a non-security transparent proxy
A graceful conversion of a security to a non-security transparent proxy is performed. A security transparent proxy is an intermediary between two end devices,...
US-8,190,875 Reducing processing load in proxies for secure communications
In one embodiment, a method for providing secure communications using a proxy is provided. The proxy negotiates with a client and a server to determine a...
US-8,190,745 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting bandwidth allocation during a collaboration session
In one embodiment, a participant device joins a collaboration session among a plurality of participant devices. The content shared within the collaboration...
US-8,190,723 Method and system for automatically determining commands for a network element
A method of automatically determining a set of commands that a network device supports comprises the machine-implemented steps of receiving a syntax definition...
US-8,190,720 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...
US-8,190,696 Distributed name services in a fibre channel fabric
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving name services in a fiber channel fabric. Either a world wide name or an alias can be used to uniquely identify...
US-8,190,605 Presenting addressable media stream with geographic context based on obtaining geographic metadata
In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying, by a device, an addressable video stream selected for viewing by a user of the device; obtaining, by the...
US-8,190,568 System and method for providing interactive communications
A system and method for providing interactive communications includes receiving a communication from an originator destined for a persona. An identity of the...
US-8,190,134 Technique for displaying information ancillary to a location of an entity in a communication network
A technique for displaying information ancillary to an entity's location. A request for information ancillary to the location of a communication unit in a...
US-8,189,986 Manual playback overshoot correction
A video display function that addresses fast-forward overshoot. Holding down a play key during a fast forward function, for longer than a predetermined amount...
US-8,189,761 Method and system for managing calls
A method for managing calls includes allocating a plurality of agents among a plurality of queues, receiving a plurality of calls each for connection with at...
US-8,189,600 Method for IP routing when using dynamic VLANs with web based authentication
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing IP Routing when using dynamic virtual local area networks (VLANs) with web based authentication....
US-8,189,588 Flow resiliency
In an example embodiment, packets for a selected flow are replicated and sent over one or more diverse paths, such as a primary path and at least one secondary...
US-8,189,585 Techniques for virtual private network fast convergence
An apparatus for VPN fast convergence in MPLS networks is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first memory portion, a second memory portion, and a first logic...
US-8,189,482 Probing-based mechanism to reduce preemption perturbation caused by higher priority tunnel establishment in a...
In one embodiment, a routing node (e.g., a head-end node) determines a desire to route a selected tunnel (e.g., reroute), and computes a path for the selected...
US-8,189,464 Secondary storage to reduce counter memory in flow tables
In one embodiment, a CAM overflow structure holds flow indices in a CAM and each CAM entry is associated with an overflow count value (OCV) entry holding an...
US-8,189,460 Method and system for providing congestion management within a virtual talk group
A method for providing congestion management within a virtual talk group includes facilitating communication within a virtual talk group between a plurality of...
US-8,189,348 Aligning bracket
In one embodiment, the present disclosure refers to an apparatus comprising a bracket having a base configured to receive and hold a first electronic element....
US-8,189,101 Data connector for an electronics device
One embodiment of the invention sets forth a hand-held electronics device for recording digital video that includes a housing, a processor disposed within the...
US-D660,825 Handset
US-8,185,949 UPnP CDS user profile
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a hierarchy of authentication folders configured in a control directory server (CDS) of a Universal Plug and Play...
US-8,185,828 Efficiently sharing windows during online collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a presenter device may determine displayed windows of applications, and may provide individual window sharing selectability (e.g., shared or...
US-8,185,824 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. In the interface, hierarchical data is represented...
US-8,185,764 Techniques for ensuring power delivery over only data-active pairs of data communications cabling
A power delivery technique which involves connecting power sourcing equipment (PSE) with a powered device (PD) through data communications cabling (e.g., an...
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