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US-8,121,114 Prevention of voice over IP spam
In one embodiment, a system is provided to prevent VoIP spam. The system may store call data that is associated with a call to a phone number made over a Public...
US-8,121,043 Approach for managing the consumption of resources using adaptive random sampling
An approach for managing the consumption of resources uses adaptive random sampling to decrease the collection of flow statistical data as the consumption of...
US-8,121,041 Redundancy for point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint ethernet virtual connections
A method and system for redundancy in Ethernet Virtual Connections (EVCs) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes transmitting continuity check...
US-8,121,038 Backward congestion notification
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a network interface system having at least one input port configured for receiving frames and a logic system...
US-8,121,032 Efficient convergence of grouped VPN prefixes
In one embodiment, one or more virtual private network (VPN) prefixes may be grouped at a network node into sets having shared network border node next-hop...
US-8,121,024 Technique for providing dynamic modification of application specific policies in a feedback-based, adaptive...
A feedback-based adaptive network is described wherein at least a portion of the network elements report operating information relating to network conditions to...
US-8,120,637 Virtual theater system for the home
In one embodiment, a system includes a mixer that creates customized mixed audio streams by synchronously mix audience reaction data packets received from a...
US-D654,498 Tablet computer device
US-8,117,560 Methods and apparatuses for selectively removing sensitive information during a collaboration session
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses include: selectively sharing desktop content with an attendee device wherein the desktop content includes a...
US-8,117,452 System and method for establishing a secure association between a dedicated appliance and a computing platform
An apparatus is provided that includes a dedicated appliance operable to interface with a computing platform. A provisioning process may be initiated such that...
US-8,117,369 Input-output module for operation in memory module socket and method for extending a memory interface for...
An I/O module configured to operate in a memory module socket and method for extending a memory interface are generally described herein. The I/O module may...
US-8,117,290 Simple home networking
A network management system is provided for managing a computer network. The management system is configured to represent the computer network as having one of...
US-8,117,262 Methods and apparatuses for locating an application during a collaboration session
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses include requesting an expert during a collaboration session; determining a subject matter of the collaboration...
US-8,116,818 Method and system for transmitter beamforming
A system and method are provided for improving the performance of a beamforming antenna array in a wireless communications system. A predetermined number of...
US-8,116,776 Mobile communication handoff between heterogeneous networks
A method for providing telecommunication service includes transmitting a node identifier to a mobile station over a first network that supports a first...
US-8,116,769 Anchoring a communication session in a multiple mode system
Anchoring a communication session for a target mobile phone includes identifying a current access node operable to provide the target mobile phone access to a...
US-8,116,719 Techniques for determining communication state using accelerometer data
Techniques for communicating with a user on a network include receiving acceleration data that indicates acceleration of a mobile network node associated with a...
US-8,116,698 Generalized MIMO-beamforming weight estimation
Techniques are provided to enable wireless communication between first and second wireless communication devices each having a plurality of antennas, where the...
US-8,116,442 Method and apparatus for audio conference bridge initiated remote device muting
Method and apparatus for providing an audio conference bridge initiated remote device muting are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a conference bridge is...
US-8,116,310 Reducing packet flooding by a packet switch
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for reducing packet flooding by a packet switch. A packet switch...
US-8,116,299 Techniques for listening to a caller leaving a voicemail message in real-time and real-time pick up of a call
In one embodiment, techniques allow a callee to listen to a caller leaving a voicemail message on a voicemail system. An applications oriented network (AON)...
US-8,116,298 Communication server apparatus providing XDSL services and method
A communication system (500) includes a plurality of subscriber systems (510) coupled to a plurality of twisted pair data lines (520). Each subscriber system...
US-8,116,289 Internetworking nodes based on connections, membership, and location
Methods and apparatus for inter-networking nodes are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a node arrangement includes a services engine,...
US-8,116,236 Audio conferencing utilizing packets with unencrypted power level information
In one embodiment, a method that includes receiving a plurality of packet streams input from different endpoints, packets of each stream including encrypted and...
US-8,116,229 Reducing packet drops in networks guaranteeing in-order delivery
In one embodiment, the convergence node switches of a destination node switch in a network having multiple equal paths between a source switch and destination...
US-8,116,227 Optimal automated exploration of hierarchical multiprotocol label switching label switch paths
Optimal automated exploration of hierarchical MPLS LSPs is disclosed. A path verification message (PVM) is transmitted from an initial router. Each label in the...
US-8,116,200 Source routing approach for network performance and availability measurement of specific paths
In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining a first packet that has a first payload. The first payload identifies a first path between endpoints traversed by...
US-8,115,777 Enhancing contact center interactions for people having impaired senses
A method and apparatus is provided for emulating an impairment of a person. The method comprises determining a type of sensory impairment of a person...
US-8,115,617 Alarm reordering to handle alarm storms in large networks
In one embodiment, a sensor device in a network detects an alarm condition. The sensor device generates an alarm message based on the detected alarm condition...
US-8,113,418 Virtual readers for scalable RFID infrastructures
Some implementations of the invention involve forming "logical" or "virtual" devices by aggregating a plurality of physical devices. The physical devices may...
US-D654,066 Router
US-8,112,694 System and method for reliably communicating information without explicit acknowledgements including...
A system and method communicates commands from a command originator to receiving devices, yet the receiving devices do not confirm receipt of the command. The...
US-8,112,660 Router synchronization
Example systems and methods associated with router synchronization are described. One example method includes reducing a likelihood that a first network device...
US-8,112,641 Facilitating communication and power transfer between electrically-isolated powered device subsystems
A system employing power over Ethernet (PoE) technology may include at least one powered device and power sourcing equipment (PSE). The powered device may...
US-8,112,584 Storage controller performing a set of multiple operations on cached data with a no-miss guarantee until all of...
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for a storage controller (e.g., memory...
US-8,112,577 Concurrently communicating refresh and read/write commands with a memory device
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for communicating with a memory device, such as by a memory...
US-8,112,516 Selective user notification based on IP flow information
An example embodiment of the present invention provides a process that uses IP flow information to selectively notify users of an application server of the...
US-8,112,512 Method and system for dynamic plugging of varbinds
A method and system for plugging varbinds in a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) notification is provided. The SNMP notification for an event is sent to...
US-8,111,971 Systems and methods of reducing media stream delay through independent decoder clocks
In one embodiment, a method of reducing video delay in a program stream comprises: setting an audio reference clock to an initial value based on a presentation...
US-8,111,934 Extension of two-dimensional variable length coding for image compression
A method and an apparatus to encode a series of quantized coefficients of a transform of a block of image data. The transform is such that 0 is the most likely...
US-8,111,783 Capturing and using radio events
In one embodiment a method includes, collecting in-phase/quadrature (I/Q) data representing energy detected by a radio in a frequency band, performing a fast...
US-8,111,711 Multi-channel ranging for a cable modem
In one example, a Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) sends first bandwidth allocation messages to a first upstream transmit interface on a cable modem and...
US-8,111,702 Configuring route properties for use in transport tree building
A mechanism is provided by which a transport tree identifier can be generated comprising both an opaque field, containing information that cannot be interpreted...
US-8,111,691 Graceful network merge by performing a graceful transition of conflicting routing identifiers
Methods and apparatus for merging two or more networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first switch of a first network receives a second set of information...
US-8,111,684 Path shortening in a wireless mesh network
In one embodiment, a method includes a mesh point receiving mesh advertisement messages from advertising mesh points of a wireless mesh network having a mesh...
US-8,111,674 Maintaining network availability for wireless clients in a wireless local area network
In an example embodiment, there is described herein a technique that provides network availability to wireless clients (e.g. wireless clients running mission...
US-8,111,634 System and method for integrating ring-protocol-compatible devices into network configurations that also...
Various systems and methods for integrating ring-protocol-compatible devices into network configurations that also include non-ring-protocol-compatible devices...
US-8,111,627 Discovering configured tunnels between nodes on a path in a data communications network
An apparatus and method are described for discovering a configured tunnel between nodes on a path in a data communications network. In an embodiment, an...
US-8,111,616 Constructing a repair path in the event of failure of an inter-routing domain system link
An apparatus and method as described for constructing a repair path for use in the event of failure of an inter-routing domain connection between respective...
US-8,111,611 Bidirectional forwarding detection on multilink bundled interfaces
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) on...
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