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7012928 Data transmission method by polling and terminal apparatus for use in the method  
A data transmission method in which a transmission request is forwarded from a host apparatus to a terminal apparatus. When receiving the transmission request, the terminal apparatus forwards as...
7009960 Medium access control protocol for high rate wireless personal area network  
The MAC protocol of the present invention takes into account backward compatibility and conventional layering principles while introducing QoS parameters to describe and transport the QoS traffic....
7006530 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...
6996063 Applicable PDU range test and calculation for window-based polling  
A transmitter is capable of transmitting protocol data units (PDUs). Each PDU has an n-bit sequence number. A polling determination method is provided that determines if polling should be...
6996119 Adaptive polling method for router  
Disclosed is an adaptive polling method of a router including establishing initial values required for carrying out a polling on ports respectively, polling the respective ports in accordance with...
6993049 Communication system  
A communications system comprises a primary station (100) and at least one secondary station (101). The primary station (100) is arranged to broadcast a series of inquiry messages, each in the...
6980542 Poll scheduling for periodic uplink and downlink traffic  
An apparatus and method for polling stations that transmit and receive periodic traffic streams are disclosed. The illustrative embodiment determines when to transmit a frame comprising a data...
6975616 Batch round robin polling method for return link communications between a mobile platform and a base station  
A polling system and method for establishing forward and return communication links with a plurality of mobile platforms operating within a given coverage region, and further which provides...
6975643 Queue management in packet switched networks  
In a multipoint-to-point link, packets are transmitted over a shared medium to a central node in response to permits. The central node issues permits to a multipoint node on the basis of a queue...
6973051 Method for assigning resources in a shared channel, a corresponding mobile terminal and a corresponding base station  
The invention relates notably to a method for assigning resources in a shared channel of a communication network including a master station and a plurality of slave stations communicating with the...
6973052 Hybrid power save delivery method in a wireless local area network for real time communication  
A mobile station establishes a schedule by which data is exchanged with an access point. The schedule allows the mobile station to use a low power mode at times outside of the scheduled service...
6973044 Efficient method for collecting statistics via a half-duplex serial bus  
A system controller on a half-duplex communication bus architecture gathers statistical data from at least one line card. The line card automatically collects statistical data for the system...
6956834 Method and apparatus for allocating bandwidth in a wireless communication system  
A method and apparatus for requesting and allocating bandwidth in a broadband wireless communication system. The inventive method and apparatus includes a combination of techniques that allow a...
6956866 Method and apparatus for collecting statistics from elements at multiple collection rates  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for collecting statistics from elements at multiple collection rates which may be used, inter alia, in a computer or communications system, such as a computer...
6950422 Interference reduction within a communication system  
When polled, a remote unit (113) provides a radio access network (RAN 101) with an acknowledgment message. The acknowledgment message contains information such as the current window size, the...
6947394 Flexible radio link control protocol  
A flexible Radio Link Control (RLC) protocol for a mobile communication system is provided, whereby a plurality of different RLC functions are defined. These different RLC functions can be...
6937611 Mechanism for efficient scheduling of communication flows  
A system for servicing communication queues may include memory configured to store a hierarchical channel map having a plurality of levels wherein each bit of the lowest level is mapped to a...
6934300 Initialization method for an entertainment and communications network  
A method of initializing a multi-zone peer-to-peer entertainment and communications network. During normal network operation, data is streamed from one or more entertainment media source nodes to...
6922415 Apparatus and method for a non-symmetrical half-duplex DSL modem  
A non-symmetrical half-duplex data communications apparatus and method provides for transmitting and receiving non-symmetrical half-duplex signals over a communications link. The non-symmetrical...
6868064 Method for confirming receipt of protocol data  
A method of confirming a receipt of protocol data units (PDU) that can eliminate the starting point polling problem of the conventional window-based polling algorithm widely used in a radio link...
6865150 System and method for controlling admission of voice communications in a packet network  
A system and method for controlling admission of a communication in a network are disclosed. In the network, a virtual circuit having a predetermined bandwidth is provided. A request is received...
6862294 Method and apparatus for overcoming large transport delays between master and slave utopia devices  
A system for communicating information includes a master UTOPIA device having a receive transfer controller operable to control reception of data by the master UTOPIA device and a transmit...
6859134 Data communication device  
Simplified data message terminals and data communicating voice terminals are described for providing additional functionality in a facility using a wireless data communication system. The...
6842437 System for providing satellite bandwidth on demand employing uplink frame formatting for smoothing and mitigating jitter and dynamically changing numbers of contention and data channels  
A method of transmitting time division multiplexed data from a satellite terminal to a satellite wherein the satellite terminal receives a command indicating to transmit data during a frame...
6826153 System and method of increasing the message throughput in a radio network  
A system and method of increasing message throughput in a communications system utilizing priority management, conglomeration and compression, TCP retransmission filtering and pull transmission....
6826194 Method for serving IP users by graphically-based interaction to agents of a call center  
Method and apparatus for connecting Internet or IP users to agents of a call center, which may be linked to an Internet web site. Visual information about quality of service, available agents, and...
6791984 Dynamic band-allocating subscriber-line-terminating apparatus  
A subscriber-line-terminating apparatus for dynamically allocating band portions to a plurality of terminal apparatuses includes an in-buffer-information-amount receiving unit for receiving an...
6791998 Polling period controlling apparatus  
A polling period controlling apparatus capable of polling with a period traceable temporal variations of management information values of a managed unit is provided with a polling period...
6781723 Communication apparatus and its control method  
A communication apparatus and its control method which assure an execution of a polling communication in a state that an ECM transmit inhibition is selected while an ECM receive inhibition is not...
6778550 Method and apparatus for TDM/TDMA communications  
In a power splitting passive optical network, TDM/TDMA communication is employed for downstream/upstream transmission over a fiber. A framed structure is used for the downstream transmission from...
6771656 Communication right determination method, information processing apparatus use therefor, and computer-readable recording medium recorded with program for carrying out the method  
A communication right determination method determines a right to communicate between a host unit and a plurality of terminal equipments coupled to the host unit. The communication right...
6771655 Method and apparatus for managing data transportation  
A method and apparatus for managing transportation of data include processing that begins by polling a plurality of local memory entities for transportation of data, wherein the polling is based...
6754228 Method and device for data flow control  
A method and device for controlling the flow of a data amount from a sender to a receiver in a packet exchange connection. The packet exchange connection includes a plurality of links connected by...
6751200 Route discovery based piconet forming  
A method for establishing a route over which data packets are to be sent from a source node to a destination node in an ad-hoc network is provided. A source having packets to send to a destination...
6747968 Methods and systems for weighted PCF polling lists for WLAN QoS support  
Methods and system for weighted polling of terminals in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). Quality of Service (QoS) information related to WLAN terminals is obtained. A weighted polling factor...
6744348 Security system utilizing group supervision polling  
In a security system that has a large number of individually-addressable modules interconnected on a data bus to a control panel, a method of concurrently supervising the modules by first...
6744779 Data processing system  
The data processing system includes I/O units for transmitting and receiving data, control units for processing the data, and a common bus unit including a common bus. Function cards in each unit...
6741605 Terminal identification method, a terminal realizing such a method and an access communication network including such a terminal  
The invention relates to an identification method for use in a multiple access communication network wherein a terminal. (Ti) with a predefined identifier (IDi) desires access to the network. The...
6742186 Method and apparatus for enhancing periodic ranging for cable modems  
Disclosed is a cable modem termination system (CMTS) capable of outputting periodic ranging opportunities. The CMTS includes an upstream receiver and demodulator capable of receiving an upstream...
6735196 System and method for partially emulating peripherals in hardware for improving delay tolerance in master-slave type communication systems  
A partial emulation technique in which only the answers to poll frames and uplink information frames, or the slave part of the protocol, are emulated. All messages from the processor are passed...
6721283 Method and apparatus for a plug and play polling loop system  
A polling loop system provides all products to be prewired to the polling loop by technically unskilled labor followed by a plug and play enrollment process. The system combines the advantages of...
6704932 Multi-access communication system and uplink band allocating method  
In a multi-access communication system where a center station dynamically allocates the band of an uplink to subscriber stations, the band of an uplink is flexibly and efficiently allocated when...
6704292 Use of remote poll to facilitate determining network topology  
Supervising a network (10), which network comprises a plurality of components (12, 13, 14) having ports at least some of which ports are connected by links to ports on other components, at least...
6674764 Communications system and method with telemetry device identification capabilities  
A system and method for polling communication lines in a communication system having a plurality of communication lines and at least one telemetry device coupled to one of the plurality of...
6665275 Network device including automatic detection of duplex mismatch  
A network device which is for use in an Ethernet packet-based communication system has at least one port which is capable of auto-negotiation to select between half duplex and full duplex working...
6657987 Scheduling methodology for connections with quality of service (QoS) constraints in a polling based media access control (MAC)  
Media Access Control (MAC) Scheduling for Quality of Service (QoS) uses the bandwidth and delay requirements of a connection to calculate the polling interval, which is the maximum time that the...
6658009 Band allocation method and transmission system for transmitting variable-length packets  
In a system where a plurality of terminal units are connected to a network unit via an optical transmission line and packets are transmitted in units of cells according to polling information,...
6654957 Real time device polling for multiplexed transmission  
A real time device polling method for multiplexed transmission of on/off constant bit rate data, such as voice data from a telephone call, over a cable data network is disclosed. The network...
6636501 High-speed digital network node communication system and method  
A communication system speeds up digital traffic between nodes. The traffic is organized into data frames flowing over network high and low speed links attached to entry and exit ports of the...
6625163 Collision detection on a differential bus  
An application module, that is part of an electronic assembly including a controller module, is coupled to a backplane bus structure. The backplane comprises a differential bus(s) having a TX and...