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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...
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...
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...
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...
Graceful network merge by performing a graceful transition of conflicting
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...
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...
Maintaining network availability for wireless clients in a wireless local
In an example embodiment, there is described herein a technique that provides network availability to wireless clients (e.g. wireless clients running mission...
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...
Discovering configured tunnels between nodes on a path in a data
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...
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...
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...
Image resizer and resizing method
An apparatus embodiment is operative to scale video and includes an input buffer coupled to a real time source of video data and configured to hold a number of...
Switched phase and frequency detector based DPLL circuit with excellent
wander and jitter performance and fast...
Some embodiments of the present invention may include a DPLL circuit comprising a firmware. The firmware may comprise a re-sampled NCO phase detector capable of...
Arrangement for recovery of data by network nodes based on retrieval of
encoded data distributed among the...
Distributed data, having been stored in a distributed storage system as a collection of distributed data elements, is recovered based on connection of multiple...
Configuring interfaces of a switch using templates
Configuring an interface of a switch includes sending an authentication request requesting authentication for an endpoint from a switch to an authentication...
Communicating a response to the creator of a voice message forwarded by
In one embodiment, a method for responding to a voice message includes accessing input from a first user at an endpoint indicating a desire to communicate to a...
Identification of an antenna
A system that is operable to adjust operation of a network device is provided. The system includes an identification module that is coupled with an antenna...
Transporting upstream data in a passive optical network
Upstream data handling in a digital Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) passive optical network (DPON). Embodiments include receiving at a...
Synchronizing portions of a database with different databases on different
nodes of a network
Techniques are disclosed for synchronizing a database related to a first node in a network with multiple nodes. Each node includes a database different from a...
Speed negotiation for multi-speed communication devices
A method includes defining a pattern of time intervals, each time interval having a respective assigned communication speed, which alternates among multiple...
Automation fallback to P2P LSPs for mLDP built multipoint-trees
A method of using a point-to-point (P2P) label switched path (LSP) to transmit multicast data packets partially through a multiprotocol label switched (MPLS)...
Method and apparatus for unicast and multicast media processing
A method and apparatus for unicast and multicast media processing is provided. The method may comprise receiving multicast packets communicating a plurality of...
Host tracking in a layer 2 IP ethernet network
A method and an apparatus to detect end host machines in a layer 2 Ethernet network are provided. The knowledge of the detected hosts may then be utilized by...
VPLS N-PE redundancy using pseudo wire fast failover
In one example embodiment, a system and method is provided that includes establishing a plurality of Pseudo Wire (PW) connections between a first network...
Dynamic TE-LSP priority and preemption
A technique dynamically assigns priorities to traffic engineering (TE) label switched paths (LSPs) from a head-end node of a computer network. The novel...
Network access device with restricted and unrestricted input ports
Access devices and methods according to the invention interconnect digital devices and a network. Setting a parameter associated with each input port of an...
Interim PHY solution for LPI compatibility with legacy devices
In one embodiment, a modified local PHY is adapted to couple a legacy host device to link partner implementing Energy Efficient Ethernet. The modified local PHY...
Network-centric scheduled power provisioning method
A particular technique provides power to a plurality of Power over Ethernet powered devices. The technique involves operating, during a first time interval, an...
Suction manifold mounting for a fluid end for a high-pressure pump
A suction manifold mounting for a fluid end of a high pressure pump having a frame assembly. The fluid end has a body forging with a detachable suction manifold...
Video unit with integrated features
Apparatus and methods for authenticating voice and data devices on the
Embodiments of the present invention allow authorization for a particular device or user to have access into a particular network so as to be bound to a...
Transactional application processing in a distributed environment
Transactional application processing in a distributed environment using an application-aware network infrastructure element is described. In an embodiment, an...
Approach for managing mobile agents in networks
An approach for managing mobile agents in a network generally involves configuring a mobile agent in a secure manner such that the mobile agent will...
Searchable multimedia stream
The present invention provides a system and a method making an archived conference or presentation searchable after being stored in the archive server....
System and method for identifying a wireless serving node for a mobile
A system and method for identifying a wireless serving node for a mobile unit include the ability to receive a wireless registration request at a control node...
System and method for transmitting messages to a wireless communication
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method for communicating information to a user includes transmitting a plurality of indicator...
Method and system for automatic call distribution
A method for automatic call distribution includes detecting that a first agent is communicating on a first call and detecting that the first call involves a...
Method and system for providing a camp-on hold service
A method for providing a camp-on hold service comprises detecting a hold condition between a first user and a second user and establishing a call hold by...
Neighbor discovery proxy with distributed packet inspection scheme
A network device is to receive traffic including neighbor discovery messages from requesting customer devices, and can detect the neighbor discovery messages...
Access point profile for a mesh access point in a wireless mesh network
A mesh access point that includes an access point profile storing one ore more parameters in non-volatile memory, and a method of using the mesh access point...
Saving power in a wireless network in the presence of multicast or
In one embodiment, when conditions are observed a wireless device keeps its radio circuitry powered down during a designated transmission window orchestrated by...
Dynamic distribution of virtual machines in a communication network
In one embodiment, a method generally includes monitoring network traffic associated with a first network device comprising at least one of a plurality of...
Joining tree-based networks into an autonomous system using peer
connections between the tree-based networks
In one embodiment, a first router attaches to an attachment router based on detecting a first router advertisement message specifying an attachment prefix and a...
Method and system for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing time-sensitive packetized data streams at a receiver includes receiving a time-sensitive...
Analyzing virtual private network failures
The specification provides information for determining any impacted customers, virtual private networks, circuits, and devices following a path failure. The...
Module mounting system
An apparatus (10) comprises a module (12); a chassis (30) into which the module (12) is able to be inserted; and a first resilient member (38). The resilient...
Video synchronization system
In one embodiment, a method for synchronizing a plurality of video signals received from one or more video sources is provided. The method includes providing...
Apparatus and method for range-confined communications
Range-confined security management adapter and method simplify security deployment in a network. First RC security information, including nearest- and...
Power over ethernet port enabling and disabling responsive to access
An electronically controlled method of controlled enabling and disabling of ports, the method constituted of: receiving a message responsive to an access event,...