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US-8,149,731 Technique for transferring data over a packet switched network
A technique transfers data over a packet-switched network (PSN), comprising a plurality of intermediate nodes, in a manner that does not require that the...
US-8,149,713 Forwarding of packets based on a filtered forwarding information base
A filtered Forwarding Information Base (FIB) (the "complete local FIB") is used to determine how to forward packets, typically on line cards. The complete local...
US-8,149,710 Flexible and hierarchical dynamic buffer allocation
In one embodiment, a method comprises the following steps: receiving a first set of inputs comprising a first plurality of entities and a first traffic...
US-8,149,708 Dynamically switching streams of packets among dedicated and shared queues
Streams of packets are dynamically switched among dedicated and shared queues. For example, when a packet stream is in a maintenance mode (such as to keep a...
US-8,149,683 Fail-safe inline power in a wired data telecommunications network
A dynamic fuse element is provided in an inline power circuit to provide an electrical current protection level that varies in accordance with allocated current...
US-8,149,261 Integration of audio conference bridge with video multipoint control unit
In one embodiment, a system includes a video multipoint control unit (MCU) and an audio conferencing bridge, the audio conferencing bridge being operable to...
US-8,146,148 Tunneled security groups
A method for providing security groups based on the use of tunneling is disclosed. The method includes assigning a security group identifier (SGI) to a packet...
US-8,145,789 Method providing a single console control point for a network device cluster
A cluster console user interface provides a single console control point for a network device cluster comprising a first switch device, a plurality of active...
US-8,145,787 Adaptive bandwidth utilization over fabric links
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for adapting bandwidth utilization over fabric links. In one embodiment of the method, a transmitting device transmits data...
US-8,145,778 Method and system for transitioning streamed digital video content between stream servers in a digital video...
A technique for transitioning streamed digital video content between stream servers involves identifying a transition identifier that indicates a point at which...
US-8,145,659 Real-time communications enhanced search
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of providing a real-time communications enhanced search service. When a search request from a client application, a...
US-8,145,272 Pilot-based two-dimensional channel estimation
Techniques are provided herein to estimate channel information based a received burst that is comprises of consecutive transmissions. Each transmission...
US-8,145,249 Method and system for providing a proxy media service
A method for providing a push-to-talk proxy media service includes receiving a plurality of monitored push-to-talk communication streams over a high bandwidth...
US-8,145,184 Protected data capture
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving disposition data from a subscriber. The disposition data indicates a first particular condition predicate for...
US-8,144,784 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...
US-8,144,699 Auto-provisioning of network services over an ethernet access link
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an Ethernet port, for connection to an Ethernet access network providing multiple different services. A plurality of...
US-8,144,692 Automation of IP phone provisioning with self-service voice application
Approaches for provisioning phones in packet voice networks are disclosed. One approach includes determining that an Internet Protocol (IP) phone has registered...
US-8,144,684 System and method for traffic localization
Systems and methods for bridging packet flows to bypass call legs and/or tunnels are provided. A tunnel initiator, which can be an access gateway, a foreign...
US-8,144,631 Interconnecting IP video endpoints with reduced H.320 call setup time
In one embodiment, a method includes sending, from an originating gateway device (OGW) to a terminating gateway device (TGW), a setup message for setting up a...
US-8,144,628 Acknowledgement-based rerouting of multicast traffic
Various techniques for exchanging control messages in order to gracefully reroute multicast traffic are disclosed. For example, one method involves sending a...
US-8,144,600 Optimization for wireless access point management
In one embodiment, wireless access point management is optimized. The data bandwidth and/or processing requirements for data indicating operation of the access...
US-8,144,592 Zone based quality of service in a fibre channel fabric
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving the configuration, management, and distribution of quality of service information in a fibre channel fabric...
US-8,144,591 System and method for reducing latency in call setup and teardown
Systems and methods for reducing latency in call setup and teardown are provided. A network device with integrated functionalities and a cache is provided that...
US-8,144,577 Technique for efficiently managing bandwidth registration for multiple spanning tree options
A technique efficiently manages bandwidth (BW) registration for multiple spanning tree options in a computer network. According to the novel technique, an entry...
US-8,144,181 Ad hoc telepresence manager
In one embodiment, a method for managing ad hoc telepresence sessions is described. The method includes sensing a presence of a user in an ad hoc telepresence...
US-8,140,888 High availability network processing system
A host receives messages from a network processing device. Messages received from a primary port are processed and also forwarded to a standby host over a...
US-8,140,851 Approaches for automatically switching message authentication keys
Approaches are disclosed for switching transport protocol connection keys. A method of automatically changing a message authentication key at each of two...
US-8,140,699 Switching a client from unicasting to multicasting by simultaneously providing unicast and multicast streams to...
Switching a client from unicasting back to multicasting involves simultaneously providing the digital video content to the client via unicasting and...
US-8,140,634 Interactive text communication system
A communication system quarantines text and then automatically transmits the text across a network at the end of a quarantine time period. This text quarantine...
US-8,140,104 Rapid search for optimal wireless network configuration
A search algorithm to find a globally optimal radio plan for a wireless network, including assignments of frequency and transmission power to multiple access...
US-8,139,704 Phase compensated renormalizable dynamic phase locked loop
A variable bandwidth phase locked loop (PLL) includes renormalizable circuitry configured to allow a gain of the PLL to be changed without causing a...
US-8,139,586 Enhanced packet classification
A method for classifying a data packet containing a header is provided. The method may comprise parsing the header of a data packet into header elements. Rules...
US-8,139,566 System and method for establishing a communication session between two endpoints that do not both support...
A method for establishing a communication session between two endpoints that do not both support secure media includes receiving a registration from a first...
US-8,139,538 Methods and apparatus for achieving route optimization between mobile networks and a correspondent node using a...
Methods and apparatus for establishing an optimized route between a node and a Correspondent Node are disclosed. In a Mobile Router supporting Mobile IP, the...
US-8,139,488 Cooperative flow locks distributed among multiple components
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with cooperative flow locks distributed among multiple...
US-8,139,101 Pre-processing of video data
A method including: obtaining, with the video processing apparatus, video frames, the video frames including macroblocks; comparing, with a video processing...
US-8,135,771 Digital signal processor clustering in integrated media-services gateways
A Digital Signal Processor (DSP) cloud architecture for clustering DSP resources across multiple integrated media-services gateways. The control plane...
US-8,135,414 Method and system for mobile trajectory based services
In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for mobility profiling includes collecting a plurality of locations of a mobile electronic...
US-8,135,412 Wireless network self-adaptive load balancer
A load balancer is provided for balancing distribution of wireless clients among wireless access points. The load balancer includes a tracking implementation...
US-8,135,071 Breakpoint determining for hybrid variable length coding using relationship to neighboring blocks
A method, and apparatus, and logic encoded in one or more computer-readable tangible medium to carry out a method. The method is to code an ordered sequence of...
US-8,135,028 Neighbor discovery in cable networks
A network device has a communications link to allow the device to communicate with customer devices and a processor. The processor is to receive neighbor...
US-8,134,999 Generic provisioning of voice over internet protocol (VoIP)
In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, a provisioning method for establishing a telecommunications service including the operations of sending a...
US-8,134,951 Framework for managing network data processing elements
In one embodiment an apparatus comprises a transceiver in data communication with an associated network and control logic coupled to the transceiver. The...
US-8,134,922 Reducing flooding in a bridged network
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with loss of reducing flooding in a bridged network,...
US-8,134,921 CMTS upstream channel bandwidth scheduler
In one embodiment, a Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) generates a bandwidth grant message corresponding to a time segment. The CMTS identifies a portion of...
US-8,134,915 Method and apparatus for providing network redundancy
According to one embodiment, providing network redundancy includes configuring a session registrant database to have one or more virtual standby states. Each...
US-8,134,503 Open-loop beamforming MIMO communications in frequency division duplex systems
Techniques are provided for wireless communication between a first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device. At a plurality of...
US-D655,737 Digital video camera with built-in connector and lens
US-8,131,994 Dual cryptographic keying
A dual cryptographic keying system. In particular implementations, a method includes responsive to an initial session key negotiation, storing security...
US-8,131,873 Technique for selecting a path computation element
A technique efficiently selects a Path Computation Element (PCE) to compute a path between nodes of a computer network. The PCE selection technique is...
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