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Systems and methods of adaptive playout of delayed media streams
In one embodiment, a method includes requesting accelerated delivery of a specified media stream. The media stream contains a plurality of video frames. The...
System and method for implementing a session initiation protocol feature
A method for implementing a SIP feature includes, in particular embodiments, establishing a communication session via a communications platform between a first...
Method and system of locating printouts
Methods and apparatus for locating printouts are provided. In a method embodiment, a method of providing information generally includes generating directions to...
Automatic location-based resource management for network devices
A system and method for automatically managing resource usage of a network device based on device location. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a...
Arrangement for controlling congestion in an SS7 signaling node based on
A signaling network node is configured for identifying a received signaling message as belonging to one of a plurality of prescribed originating node groups,...
Providing features to a subscriber in a telecommunications network
A method for processing subscriber calls is disclosed. A call agent receives signals associated with a first call from a first subscriber of a first point of...
Arrangement in a local computer for sending voice messages to a unified
A user computer, for example a personal computer (PC), includes a recorder configured for generating an audio file having an identifier enabling a unified...
Bandwidth optimized rapid channel change in IP-TV network
A technique is provided for rapid channel change (RCC) processing in a programming distribution network. The RCC process herein is configured to transmit...
Using a dual purpose physical layer interface for a flexible chassis-based
Methods and apparatus for selectively routing traffic from a port in a switch for use in a chassis-based server are provided. The switch may include a flexible...
Optimal-channel selection in a wireless network
A machine-implementable method of optimizing the performance of a wireless network includes collecting, with a first discovery component of the wireless...
Path selection and power management in mesh networks
A two-phased path selection process for wireless mesh networks that promotes stability and power management. If, during a first route discovery phase, a route...
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising a first communication interface, a second communication interface and tone control logic...
Diagnostic tool for troubleshooting multimedia streaming applications
In one embodiment, a method includes correlating, for each intermediate device associated with a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) application that connects...
Routing-based proximity for communication networks to routing-based
proximity for overlay networks
A node in an overlay network requests a ranked list of other nodes in the overlay network that can provide a desired piece of content or service to the...
Method and apparatus for enabling LCAS-like feature through embedded
A technique controls the capacity of a virtual concatenation group (VCG) carried on a SONET path of a data network. Efficient control of VCG capacity is...
Relaxed constrained shortest path first (R-CSPF)
In one embodiment, a target bandwidth, a lower boundary constraint on bandwidth, and an upper boundary constraint on cost are configured on a path computation...
Policy resolution in an entitlement management system
An externalized entitlement management system comprises a policy administration point that is configured to receive one or more definitions or updates of...
Multi-threaded processing using path locks
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a thread scheduler data that indicates a first thread is to execute next a particular instruction path in...
Method and apparatus for configuration syntax and semantic validation
Syntax and semantic validation of network commands use a command database that has been learned automatically for validation of the syntax and the semantics of...
System and method for virtual router enabled electronic documents
A system and method provide for producing and/or implementing a virtual device enabled electronic document. The electronic document includes documentary...
Content tagging of media streams
In one embodiment, a network device comprises a tag processor configured to process a media stream received at the network device. The media stream is sent...
Method and apparatus for content classification
A method and apparatus is described to select a representative signature for use in identifying content in a packet stream. The method may comprise receiving...
Methods and apparatus for integrating social network metrics and
A method for a computer system includes determining a first social distance for a first user with respect to a second user, determining a second social distance...
Dynamically providing a quality of service for a mobile node
Providing a quality of service for a mobile node includes facilitating a communication session for the mobile node. A quality of service decision factor of a...
Method for low power radio operation in a wireless packet network
A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so to the extent needed, thereby conserving power.
Automatic overlapping areas that flood routing information
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving on a first communication link at a local router all routing information at a certain level of detail for each...
Automatic data rate and power adjustment on communications uplink based on
communications activity on...
An Internet Protocol (IP) telephone operates a communications uplink to a switch based on activity on a separate communications downlink (such as to a personal...
Method and system for PHY loop detection
A method, system and apparatus are provided for detecting a loop-back in a physical layer on an Ethernet link. In the physical layer, a device sends a base page...
System and method for improved data transmission reliability over a
In one example embodiment, an apparatus is provided and includes a network device that identifies a data type of a payload of a data packet to be transmitted....
Pseudowire load balancing
In one embodiment, a communications distribution process maintains at least two pseudowires through a network such that the pseudowires share a burden of...
Synchronous rectifier post regulator
Methods and apparatus for regulating a synchronous rectifier DC-to-DC converter by adjusting one or more existing synchronous rectifiers in the converter are...
Method and system for tracking a user in a network
A method and a system are provided for tracking a user in a network. The method and system includes a Network Management System (NMS) to receive notifications...
Activating correct ad-splicer profile in ad-splicer redundancy framework
In particular embodiments, method and system for detecting a failure of a primary ad-splicer, conveying a failure information for the failed primary ad-splicer...
Detecting and preventing the split-brain condition in redundant processing
In an example embodiment the occurrence of the split-brain condition in a High-Availability system, having active and standby processing units, is detected, its...
Method and apparatus to provide failover capability of cached secure
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing failover capability of cached secure sessions is presented. A cached secure session involving a...
InfiniBand boot bridge with fibre channel target
A data storage system comprises an InfiniBand port, a fibre channel port, and a controller. The InfiniBand port is operable to connect the data storage system...
Method to optimize the load balancing of parallel coprocessors
A technique for optimally balancing the load between a series of coprocessors that takes into consideration the load associated with each coprocessor. A cost...
System and method for managing end user approval for charging in a network
An apparatus for managing information in a network environment is provided that includes a content service gateway operable to communicate with an end user in...
System and method for presence notification for video projection status
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for communicating a presence notification to an end-point of a demand-based...
Source-dependent text-to-speech system
A method of generating speech from text messages includes determining a speech feature vector for a voice associated with a source of a text message, and...
Floor control over high latency networks in an interoperability and
Methods and apparatus for assigning floor control based upon when a floor control request was initiated are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes...
System and method for mitigating the effects of bit insertion in a
A method for communicating data is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and determining whether one or...
Apparatus and methods for hybrid fair bandwidth allocation and drop
In one embodiment, apparatus and methods for apparatus and methods for fair bandwidth allocation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes (i)...
Selecting transport addresses to route streams between endpoints
Selecting a transport address for a call session between a first endpoint of a first region and a second endpoint of a second region includes determining that...
Load balancing across multiple network address translation (NAT) instances
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with load balancing across multiple network address...
Beamforming techniques to improve ranging signal detection
Ranging code detection techniques are provided. Energy is received at a plurality of antennas of a first wireless communication device and received signals are...
Methods and devices to support mobility of a client across VLANs and
subnets, while preserving the client's...
The present invention relates to methods and devices that support mobility of a client across a campus, particularly mobility across VLANs and subnets, while...
WLAN diagnostics using traffic stream metrics
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating WLAN diagnostics and management using traffic stream metrics. In a data collection stage, according to...
Effective measurement/notification of SLA in a service oriented networked
In one embodiment, one or more network devices located on a call path for packets destined to a server running applications examines payloads included in the...