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6687754 Method of detecting a device in a network  
A method is disclosed for permitting devices connected to a network to identify characteristics of other devices connected to a network. The devices may automatically obtain information about the...
6681256 Method for dynamically selecting allocation of random access channels in a communication system  
Apparatus, and an associated method, by which to select the number of random access channels to form a portion of a frame in a frame-formatted communication system. The number of random access...
6671734 IP fragment-processing apparatus, method and computer program  
An R1 register 101 receives predetermined data of the IP header of an original IP packet, an R2 register receives the predetermined data of the IP header obtained by fragment-processing a packet...
6671280 Network processor for multiprotocol data flows  
A method for integrating Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and frame-based traffic flows within a telecommunications network is disclosed. The telecommunications network includes a network...
6671288 Control apparatus having window control function  
A control apparatus with a window control function including a distance computation unit for computing a signed n-bit distance as a result of subtraction of a second sequence number cyclically...
6665566 Electric control apparatus operable on object-oriented program  
An electronic control apparatus is designed to perform an engine control program in an object-oriented programming manner. A first type message, which does not contain a count value generated as a...
6662221 Integrated network and service management with automated flow through configuration and provisioning of virtual private networks  
In one aspect of the invention, an automated system for managing a virtual private network comprises one or more processing devices operative to: (i) generate a service order based on a request...
6662182 Management system for the selective provision of internet information for closed user groups  
The present invention describes a method and a system for the specific supply of internet information to closed user groups. Direct access to data in the internet from internal-company networks...
6658459 System for sharing peripheral devices over a network and method for implementing the same  
Disclosed is a system for establishing a communication link between a client computer and a peripheral device that is remotely networked to the client computer. The system includes a translation...
6657744 Message structure for a print stream determining and analysis system  
The invention is a client message structure and its method for use in communicating a message between a client and a server in a print stream processing system. The structure comprises a set of...
6654812 Communication between multiple partitions employing host-network interface  
In a mainframe class data processing system having multiple logical partitions and a port to a network, a host-network interface is established for reducing network overhead at the multiple...
6654811 Backpressure arrangement in client-server environment  
A line interface card apparatus includes: a packet queue memory for storing packets; a physical layer having first and second buffers, the physical layer being connected to the packet queue memory...
6654368 Apparatus and method for processing frame structured data signals  
An apparatus for processing a frame structured data signal, the data signal comprising at least one data frame comprising a plurality of data elements arranged in accordance with a frame...
6654796 System for managing cluster of network switches using IP address for commander switch and redirecting a managing request via forwarding an HTTP connection to an expansion switch  
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more expansion devices. Each device in the cluster...
6651120 Image data converting system and a storage medium thereof  
A user specifies image data to be transferred and the conversion form of the image data. An information processing device instructs an image data obtaining device to transfer the specified image...
6647428 Architecture for transport of multiple services in connectionless packet-based communication networks  
An architecture for transport of multiple services in connectionless packet-based networks is described herein, along with the packet format used for data transport in this architecture. The...
6643716 Method and apparatus for processing serial data using a single receive fifo  
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for processing a packet of data received by a first-in-first-out (FIFO). In one embodiment, a message in the packet of data is recognized....
6636859 Method and system for reassembling fragmented datagrams utilizing a plurality of concurrently accessible reassembly queues  
A method, system and program product for reassembling fragmented datagrams is described. A plurality of fragments of a plurality of datagrams are received by a recipient data processing system. In...
6618752 Software and method for multicasting on a network  
A system for multicasting a data stream transmits portable child hosts to client computers requesting to receive the multicast. The child hosts are capable of receiving the multicast data stream...
6615293 Method and system for providing an exact image transfer and a root panel list within the panel subunit graphical user interface mechanism  
A method and system for providing an exact image transfer and root panel list within the panel subunit graphical user interface mechanism of networked electronic devices. The exact image transfer...
6611533 Public telephone network, intelligent network, and internet protocol network services interworking  
An apparatus, system, and method are provided for interworking the public telephone network and the IP network. The public telephone network transports a TCAP message in a first format, and the IP...
6609163 Multi-channel serial port with programmable features  
A microprocessor 1 is described which includes a multi-channel serial port (MCSP) 120. MCSP 120 includes clock generation and frame sync generation circuitry 300, multi-channel selection circuitry...
6604149 Method and apparatus for identifying individual messages in a single compressed data packet  
A computer readable medium in a computer system has instructions for storing a first and second data packet destined for the same address. The first and second data packets are appended together...
6598133 Successive template generation using minimal random access memory bandwidth  
A memory template initialization system includes a first memory device to store a first memory template. The system also includes a second memory device to store a second memory template, and a...
6598087 Methods and apparatus for network-enabled virtual printing  
A virtual printer for transmitting information from one application to another application. In one embodiment, the virtual printer includes a print driver for capturing information, and a...
6594706 Method for global routing of electronic messages by encoding an originator's indica with identification of a corresponding service provider from stored database in a gateway control center  
The present invention is a method for routing electronic messages over a telecommunications system containing both satellite and ground-based elements. The present invention routes messages based...
6594707 Smart communication agent  
A method for transmitting a data packet from a computer system to an external device, where the computer system and the external device communicatively coupled by an external connector. Various...
6587885 FIXED LENGTH CELL HANDLING TYPE IMAGE COMMUNICATION METHOD AS WELL AS TRANSMISSION APPARATUS FOR FIXED LENGTH CELL HANDLING TYPE IMAGE COMMUNICATION AND RECEPTION APPARATUS FOR FIXED LENGTH CELL HANDLING TYPE IMAGE COMMUNICATION  
The invention provides a fixed length cell handling image communication method wherein moving picture data are compressed to data having a fixed transmission rate using a compression method for...
6587476 Ethernet frame encapsulation over VDSL using HDLC  
An apparatus for and method of encapsulating Ethernet frame data in HDLC frames for transmission over a VDSL transport facility. The HDLC frames are transmitted over a point to point VDSL link...
6581102 System and method for integrating arbitrary isochronous processing algorithms in general media processing systems  
A flexible and efficient mechanism for integrating arbitrary isochronous processing algorithms in general purpose media servers is provided. The disclosed system supports generic graphs of...
6578070 Method and apparatus for implementing seamless playback of continuous media feeds  
A method and system for storing a continuous feed of video is provided. According to one aspect of the invention, the continuous feed is encoded in a digital video format to produce a digital data...
6574670 Electronic mail-capable communications terminal device and electronic mail communications method  
The communications terminal device stores data about a kind of a network used by a user of the communications terminal device in relation to a user code. The communications terminal device also...
6571292 Integration of structured document content with legacy 3270 applications  
A method, system, and computer program product for integrating structured document content, such as XML (Extensible Markup Language) content, in a 3270 data stream structured field. The 3270 data...
6571291 Apparatus and method for validating and updating an IP checksum in a network switching system  
A network switching system configured for evaluating an incoming data packet including layer 3 information having an Internet Protocol (IP) header and an IP checksum. The system includes a buffer...
6567983 Electronic album producing and viewing system and method  
An electronic album is produced and viewed between a client computer 1 and an image server 30 capable of establishing data communication with each other. An electronic album file for viewing the...
6567406 Method of labeling data units with a domain field  
A method and device are provided for an improved system and method of labeling data units with a domain field that is fast, scalable and simple to implement in domain switching applications...
6560653 System and method for processing a signalling message in an ATM network  
There is disclosed a network node, and a method of operation thereof, for use in, for example, an ISDN network. The node receives messages which include mandatory elements (without which the...
6557042 Multimedia summary generation employing user feedback  
A multimedia server computer or other device can provide multimedia content, as well as summaries of the multimedia content, to one or more client computers. Each of the users of a client computer...
6549949 Fixed format stream in a communication services patterns environment  
A system, method, and article of manufacture provide a fixed format stream-based communication system. A sending fixed format contract on interface code is defined for a sending system. A...
6549533 Managing switched virtual circuits in a network  
A system and method for managing switched virtual circuits in a virtual circuit switched network. A preferred embodiment method for managing switched virtual circuits comprises determining that a...
6549948 Variable frame rate adjustment in a video system  
An information processing apparatus connected to a network to which plural information processing units are connected, in order to enable variation of the image frame rate in a specified...
6539020 Bridge device  
A bridge device (4) for connecting a plurality of communication networks (1-3) around which data is transmitted in frames which include control information defining at least the identity of a...
6535927 System for processing protocol for internet services employing serial line and ATM network  
A system for processing protocols for Internet services employing a serial line and an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network, including a settop-box for loading transmission control...
6529524 Computer program products, methods, and protocol for interworking services between a public telephone network, intelligent network, and internet protocol network  
Computer program products, related methods, and a protocol for interworking services between a public telephone network, including an Intelligent Network, and an internet protocol network are...
6523696 Communication control device for realizing uniform service providing environment  
A communication control device capable of realizing a uniform service providing environment without relying on a particular network is disclosed. A communication control device connected with...
6513068 Apparatus and method for monitoring and controlling remote interactive systems  
An apparatus and method for monitoring and controlling remote interactive systems includes a client, a client computer, and a client server for a computer network. A bidirectional data stream of...
6510509 Method and apparatus for high-speed network rule processing  
A high-speed rule processing apparatus is disclosed that may be used to implement a wide variety of rule processing tasks such as network address translation, firewall protection, quality of...
6507872 Class of methods for improving perceived efficiency of end-user interactive access of a large database such as the world-wide web via a communication network such as “The Internet”  
Procedures and systems for speeding up end-user access of large interlinked databases over communication networks such as the internet. Predicting user requests is accomplished by artificially...
6493764 Data communications apparatus, method and computer program product implementing data communications protocol with efficient packing of datagrams  
A data communications apparatus connected to a network through which datagrams flow from the data communications apparatus to at least one other data communications apparatus also connected to the...
6484210 Packet processing relay agent to provide link layer forwarding in one-way cable/wireless/satellite modems  
A method and apparatus for allowing a personal computer to receive data from a computer network such as the Internet via a broadcast channel of a cable or satellite television network, while...