Match Document Document Title
8732262 Rate adaptive auto-negotiation  
A method to reduce link-up time between nodes in a communication system is provided. The method includes determining a node in the communication system is in a HANDSHAKE state; randomly...
8731002 Synchronization, re-synchronization, addressing, and serialized signal processing for daisy-chained communication devices  
A data communication system has a number of communicatively coupled devices, including at least one slave-only device. Techniques for use in the data communication system include techniques for...
8731460 Synchronization of digital content among multiple devices  
A wireless communication system and in particular a wireless communication system for digital audio players that provides for increased functionality, such as communication, interaction and...
8731459 Sharing digital content among multiple devices  
A wireless communication system and in particular a wireless communication system for digital audio players that provides for increased functionality, such as communication, interaction and...
8725827 Data communication system and data communication apparatus in a token passing system with improved recovery  
In a data communication system that performs data communication between a master station and slave stations in a token passing system employing an Ethernet (registered trademark), when a...
8725911 Automatic access and control of media peripherals on a media exchange network  
Methods are disclosed for automatically monitoring and controlling at least one media peripheral device in a media exchange network. A communication link is established between a media management...
8723664 Systems and methods for the automatic registration of devices  
Systems and methods for providing registration at a remote site that may include, for example, a monitoring module that may communicate with a remote site. A registration protocol may be used by...
8718070 Distributed network virtualization apparatus and method  
Some embodiments provide a distributed control system for controlling managed switching elements of a network. The distributed control system comprises a first network virtualizer for converting a...
8717974 Handheld computing unit coordination of femtocell AP functions  
A handheld computing unit includes a processing module and a plurality of PHY units. The processing module determines whether a femtocell access point (AP) mode is active. When the femtocell AP...
8713125 Method and system for scaling usage of a social based application on an online social network  
Method, system and computer program to provide transparent scalability to Online Social Networks and better performance of its back-end databases, by an efficient partitioning of the underlying...
8713101 Decentralized processing network  
A free-space, decentralized, distributed computing network may comprise at least one free-space dynamic memory unit, at least one free-space processing unit, at least one free-space static memory...
8706830 Device and method for enabling hierarchical quality of service services  
The invention discloses a device for enabling hierarchical quality of service (HQOS) services, the device including: an information receiving module for receiving service types and service...
8706829 Communication apparatus, control method for communication apparatus, and communication system  
In a system that performs communication between master and slave, the device better suited as the master device is not always the master device, since the device that initially constructs the...
8700733 Method and apparatus for executing application of mobile device  
An apparatus and method for executing an application within a mobile device is provided. The method includes detecting, by the mobile device, a connection with a host device through a wired...
8700723 Hierarchical display-server system and method  
A computing system includes a hierarchical set of servers. The hierarchical set includes a master server and one or more slave server. The master server and slave servers communicate with at least...
8693859 Imaging apparatus, control apparatus, control method therefor, and recording medium  
An imaging apparatus receives a signal regularly transmitted from a control apparatus, determines whether or not the imaging apparatus is disconnected from the network based on a status of the...
8693353 Intelligent ethernet gateway system and method for optimizing serial communication networks  
Systems, devices, and computer readable media for optimizing serial communication networks provide an intelligent network gateway through which network data flows. Systems and devices monitor...
8682998 Method and server cluster for map reducing flow services and large documents  
The present invention refers to a method for MapReducing the processing of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) document (1, the method comprising the following steps: a. mapping the EDI document...
8682999 Systems and methods providing a mobile zero client  
The disclosure relates to a portable computing device configured to selectably switch between a wired zero client mode in which the portable computing device operates as a terminal for a host...
8682997 Remote access and social networking using presence-based applications  
Various embodiments utilize a real-time instant messaging or presence based communications system as a mechanism to remotely control the operation, programming, and/or review of media content on a...
8683054 Collaboration of device resources  
Computing devices can collaborate in order to take advantage of various components distributed across those devices. In various embodiments, image information captured by multiple devices can be...
8681790 List digest operation dispersed storage network frame  
A method begins by a processing module generating a payload section of a dispersed storage network (DSN) frame regarding a list digest request operation by generating a start slice name field of...
8676979 Methods and systems for efficient API integrated login in a multi-tenant database environment  
Methods and systems for efficient API integrated login in a multi-tenant database environment and for decreasing latency delays during an API login request authentication including receiving a...
8676641 Online reward point exchange method and system with price, redemption and transacted value discount scheduling  
An online reward exchange system and method of operation, which includes an exchange computer that interoperates via a computer network with user computers, reward point issuer computers, and...
8676233 Methods and apparatuses supporting multiple positioning protocol versions in wireless communication networks  
Methods and apparatuses that support multiple positioning protocol versions within wireless communication networks are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method includes determining, at a...
8676957 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control, and information collection based upon a connection or connectionless communication method for sending messages to the resource manager  
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using electronic mail or via a direct...
8676916 Method and apparatus for connection to virtual private networks for secure transactions  
A system and method are provided for use in establishing secure end-to-end communication links over a VPN gateway via a network interface unit. Illustrative embodiments include establishing and...
8677379 System and method for consolidating middleware functionality  
A server manages middleware communication between the server and a plurality of client terminals through a communication network. The server includes a network interface device that communicates...
8676915 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Apparatus and method for controlling peripheral in wireless communication system using an IP address
 
An apparatus and method control a connection between peripheral devices in a control server of a wireless communication system providing an IP-based communication service. The method for...
8671132 System, method, and apparatus for policy-based data management  
A policy-based data management system, method, and apparatus are disclosed. The system, method, and apparatus are configured to operate over a distributed storage system such as a storage area...
8671167 System for providing demand response services  
A system for providing demand response services relative to a resource. Demand response information may be conveyed by a provider of the resource to demand-response logic. The logic may translate...
8671151 Maintaining item-to-node mapping information in a distributed system  
A method and apparatus for maintaining an item-to-node mapping among nodes in a distributed cluster is provided. Each node maintains locally-stored system-state information indicating that node's...
8670727 Automatic discovery of wireless communication settings  
A method of discovering connection specific settings from a mobile unit for a telecommunications connection at a navigation device is disclosed herein. In one example embodiment, the method may...
8671310 Method and system for redundantly controlling a slave device  
The disclosure provides a control and data transmission installation for redundantly controlling a slave device, which may be a field transmitter. The effect achieved by the control and data...
8671135 Flexible mechanism for implementing the middleware of a data distribution system over multiple transport networks  
A method of providing transports for a data distribution middleware over a plurality of transport networks is provided. A data distribution middleware with a pluggable transport layer is provided....
8671221 Method and system for increasing speed of domain name system resolution within a computing device  
A system for resolving domain name system (DNS) queries, contains a communication device for resolving DNS queries, wherein the communication device further contains a memory and a processor that...
8661523 Mass storage lockout for USB devices on extended USB system  
A method and system, used with an extended USB computer system, for locking out USB mass storage devices at the desktop. For lockout activation, a switch at each host computer is set, and causes a...
8655973 Device management system  
A first unit and a second unit manage a plurality of devices (a first device), respectively. In addition, the first and second units, repeat to transmit a keep-alive packet and to confirm a...
8655972 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of recorded media  
A method for controlling a computer with recorded information of a recorded media includes embedding a unique code, which unique code does not contain routing information, in recorded information...
8654789 Intermediate write operation dispersed storage network frame  
A method begins by a processing module generating a payload of a dispersed storage network (DSN) frame regarding an intermediate write request operation by generating one or more transaction...
8650259 Method and apparatus for increasing the search space or peer-to-peer networks using time-to-live boosting  
Disclosed are methods and systems for expanding the search space in a Peer-to-Peer (“P2P”) network. In one embodiment, the search space is expanded by increasing the time-to-live value of the...
8649399 Check operation dispersed storage network frame  
A method begins by a processing module generating a payload section of a dispersed storage network (DSN) frame regarding a check request operation by generating one or more slice name fields of...
8650334 Source device, sink device, system, and recording medium  
A source device such as a mobile phone terminal can provide more surely a user with a notification of a status of the source device. A mobile phone terminal (2) serving as the source device...
8645486 Method for downloading content from a server onto a recording medium as well as recording medium being suitable therefor  
A method for transferring content from a server (2) onto a recording medium (14), said server (2) being accessible via a communication network (4), comprises the following steps: a) connecting...
8645484 Messaging service using different text messaging channels  
A system and method for providing a messaging service in a community is disclosed. The system includes a communication interface and a message routing module. The communication interface receives...
8639759 Picture-in-picture video content distribution  
A method and system for multicasting video signals over a network. A standard definition picture-in-picture multicast video signal is encoded from a video signal. A common network address is...
8639768 Multi-functional device executing multiple functions and function management  
A multi-functional device communicatably connected to a plurality of servers, each server corresponding to one of a plurality of functions, is provided. The multi-functional device includes, a...
8638213 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Systems and methods for the automatic registration of devices
 
Systems and methods for providing registration at a remote site that may include, for example, a monitoring module that may communicate with a remote site. A registration protocol may be used by...
8635708 Apparatus, systems and methods for parental control synchronization with mobile media devices  
Systems and methods are operable to enforce parental controls at a mobile media device. An exemplary embodiment establishes a communication link between the mobile media device and a local media...
8634091 Image processing system, image processing method, storage medium, and image forming apparatus and external apparatus constituting image processing system  
An image forming apparatus capable of being connected to an external apparatus through a network performs setting of processing to be executed in the image forming apparatus, receives from the...