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8009645 Method for requesting and allocating upstream bandwidth in a multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system  
A method of requesting and allocating an upstream bandwidth in an RS in a multi-hop relay BWA communication system is provided. The RS receives an upstream bandwidth request message including an...
7986710 Communication system for providing updatable information via polling communication  
In a communication system, an information processing apparatus communicates with an information management apparatus via polling communication. In the information management apparatus,...
7983232 Wireless LANs and neighborhood capture  
Overlapped wireless LAN cells in a medium have an equal chance at establishing a session on the medium. A first member station in the first cell transmits a timing packet containing a timestamp...
7974303 Method and system for providing bandwidth request opportunities for high priority service flows  
Different polling rates are applied to high priority BE service flows depending on whether the service flow contains, or is about to contain, traffic packets. A high priority service flow is...
7970004 Method and system for providing multicast contention resolution  
An approach is provided for providing contention resolution for resources of a network. Individual contention resolution parameters are determined for respective multicast groups of terminals. The...
7953056 Polling method compliant to bluetooth protocol for increasing transfer efficiency and system thereof  
A polling method compliant to Bluetooth protocol is utilized for increasing transfer efficiency. In a Bluetooth piconet, a master queries each slave to determine the slaves supporting a...
7930725 Early warning fault identification and isolation system for a two-way cable network  
A system and method for determining an operational status of a segment of a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable network. Subscriber premises units (SPUs) connected to the HFC cable network are “pinged”...
7916747 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol  
Disclosed herein is a redundant network and communication protocol at least including host computers, RF base stations, and roaming terminals. The network may utilize a polling communication...
7912093 Method and apparatus for providing piggybacked positive acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement field indicator and a polling indicator  
A method and apparatus of providing a piggybacked positive acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) (PAN) field indicator (PANI) and a polling indicator are disclosed. A combined field...
7912078 Credit based flow control in an asymmetric channel environment  
A system and method are provided for controlling information flow from a channel service module (CSM) in an asymmetric channel environment. The method provides information for transmission to an...
7907557 Low power receiving  
The disclosed methods of low power communications facilitate high speed reception of data from an access point (AP) with low transmission latencies while remaining in power save mode as long as...
7899012 Virtual streams for QOS-driven wireless LANS  
A virtual stream (VS) in a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) that exists solely within the medium access control (MAC) sublayer of the WLAN. The VS includes a...
7899920 Network apparatus capable of handling reservation commands  
A network apparatus is provided that is capable of requiring a reservation for an access right to a peripheral device that is not yet connected to the network apparatus from one of the terminals...
7894468 Transmission methods for communication systems supporting a multicast mode  
Transmission methods for multicast messages and for signaling message responses thereto in communication systems supporting a multicast mode provide that a number of retransmissions of a multicast...
7881322 Power-saving mechanism for periodic traffic streams in wireless local-area networks  
A novel method for coordinating the delivery of frames to and the receipt of frames from a power-saving station in a wireless local-area network (LAN) is disclosed. The illustrative embodiment...
7876717 System and method for providing access in powerline communications (PLC) network  
To facilitate simultaneous PLC communication using first and second PLC protocols that are different from each other, frequency bands are dynamically assigned on demand to first and second PLC...
7876772 System, method and apparatus for providing multiple access modes in a data communications network  
A system, method and apparatus for providing multiple access modes in a data communications network includes a network access device having a plurality of input ports, a plurality of output ports,...
7872975 File server pipelining with denial of service mitigation  
A method of metering bandwidth allocation on a server using credits is disclosed. The method may receive a request for data from a client, respond to the request for data and determining if the...
7849218 HDMI logical address assignment method for use in wireless communication system  
A CEC controller of a wireless node device determines a destination logical address of a polling message received through a wired interface circuit based on an address list table in an address...
7848347 Pattern-based polling of mobile stations for channel quality information  
A channel quality information (CQI) polling controller for use in a wireless communication network is capable of causing a base station to poll a mobile station within its coverage area for CQI at...
7848348 System and method for managing network traffic  
A system and method for managing network traffic is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a data switch having a controller element to...
7848277 Power management methods and systems  
Power management methods and systems for a first station and a second station in an ad-hoc network. Each station enters the normal beacon interval (NBI) every certain number of beacon intervals...
7840216 Method for enhanced handover detection for mobile networks, a mobile terminal, an access point and program modules therefor  
The invention concerns a method for determining the appropriate moment for carrying out a handover of a connection of a mobile terminal in a mobile network whereby if no user related data or no...
7835385 Communication arrangement in a base station in a cellular mobile telephony system  
The invention discloses an arrangement (100) in a base station in a cellular mobile telephony system, comprising a first plurality (120-160) of Printed Circuit Boards (PCB:s) and a second...
7817547 Uncovering the differences in backbone networks  
The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that uncovers detailed differences in the performance of different Internet Service Provider ISP) networks. The system can include...
7817666 Method and system for adaptively obtaining bandwidth allocation requests  
A method and apparatus for adaptively obtaining bandwidth requests in a broadband wireless communication system. The method and apparatus includes dynamically varying technique combinations...
7809012 Managing low-power wireless mediums in multiradio devices  
A system for optimizing the operation of a plurality of radio modules incorporated within a wireless communication device (WCD) connected as a slave on a low-power wireless network, wherein a...
7804843 Communication apparatus and method of airbags for a vehicle  
A communication apparatus in an airbag system includes an airbag ECU as a master unit, sets of communication lines and slave sensor devices. The slave sensor devices are respectively connected to...
7796637 Radio communication method and radio communication device  
A radio communication device includes a beacon reception unit extracting a frame from a received beacon and a frame judgment unit judging whether the extracted frame is one requiring data...
7787485 Method of transmitting a high-priority message in a lighting control system  
A lighting control system having a plurality of control devices coupled to a communication link operates with a communication protocol that allows the system to expeditiously process high-priority...
7787845 UE measurement scheduling based on measurement bandwidth  
The method and apparatus described herein uses variable length snapshot periods to determine signal strength measurements. A mobile station determines the measurement bandwidth associated with a...
7773574 Scheduling wireless communication among delay-sensitive and delay-insensitive terminals  
A scheduling method includes classifying, by a PC, terminals into delay-sensitive terminals and delay-insensitive terminals according to their traffic types; setting an initial value and a maximum...
7769409 Network participant status evaluation  
Methods and apparatus for obtaining and providing status information for network devices. In one implementation, a wireless device includes: an antenna; a wireless communication interface...
7764624 Methods and devices for preventing protocol stalling  
The present invention provides techniques for preventing protocol stalling. A control platform is adapted to generate a predetermined time period, wherein the predetermined time period is reset...
7756081 Method of data communication in a wireless communication system  
A method of data communication in a wireless communication system is disclosed. A method of receiving data in a user equipment of a wireless communication system comprises receiving scheduling...
7751437 Method and system for adapatively obtaining bandwidth allocation requests  
A method and apparatus for adaptively obtaining bandwidth requests in a broadband wireless communication system. The method and apparatus includes dynamically varying technique combinations...
7751425 Management device, management method, computer readable medium and computer data signal  
A management device comprises: a receiving section that receives, from at least one information processor via a fire wall, a polling signal to inquire if there is a request to send to the...
7746896 Base station and method for allocating bandwidth in a broadband wireless network with reduced latency  
Systems and methods for allocating bandwidth in a wireless network are generally described herein. Bandwidth is allocated to a mobile station during an established communication session through...
7733800 Method and mechanism for identifying an unmanaged switch in a network  
An exemplary method for managing a network includes accessing information associated with a managed switch in the network, querying an external data source, and identifying an unmanaged switch...
7729719 RLC window size reconfiguration  
A telecommunications device comprises a transceiver (33); a radio link control entity (50); and, a radio link control (RLC) buffer memory (150). The transceiver (33) which enables the device to...
7729331 Home terminal apparatus and communication system  
An Internet terminal comprising: a communication unit that sends a local packet generated by a packet generation unit and receives a response local packet from a server apparatus; an encryption...
7724766 High-density wireless local area network  
A data communication system includes an access point and a plurality of stations each for exchanging wireless data communication messages with the access point. At least some of the messages are...
7720468 Polling methods for use in a wireless communication system  
Polling methods for use in a communication system, such as a fixed wireless communication system, are described. The fixed wireless communication system includes at least one wireless base unit...
7720050 Method and apparatus for implementing and managing a network architecture  
A method and apparatus for implementing and managing a network architecture capable of delivering wireless telephony and data services of carrier class quality over a local or wide-area network...
7715796 Information processing apparatus, device selection processing method, and program  
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a search module to search for a wirelessly communicable wireless communication device, a display module to display, as...
7706399 Polling in wireless networks  
Access points in wireless networks provide contention free access to stations through polling. Polling frames are transmitted to stations at polling intervals. Stations may transmit polling...
7693117 Power-saving mechanism for periodic traffic streams in wireless local-area networks  
A novel method for coordinating the delivery of frames to and the receipt of frames from a power-saving station in a wireless local-area network (LAN) is disclosed. The illustrative embodiment...
7693176 Method and system for bidirectional data transfer  
A system and method for managing data transfer between a configurable device and a management system including generating device data, detecting a polling request, transmitting, in a first common...
7688776 Time-division multiplex arbitration with fractional allocation  
Disclosed embodiments reveal techniques for efficiently allocating time slots in a time-division multiplex (TDM) cycle among multiple channels of varying size, particularly when the channels do...
7676236 Distributed hierarchical scheduling in an ad hoc network  
An ad hoc network with distributed hierarchical scheduling is disclosed. In one aspect, stations in a network mesh detect interfering neighbor stations and form interference lists. Stations...