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6324611 Physical layer interface and method for arbitration over serial bus using digital line state signals  
A physical layer interface for a serial bus includes a controller for producing parallel data representing a near-end line state of the serial bus. A line transmitter is connected to the...
6314477 Performance of fibre channel protocol sequence reassembly using expected frame information and buffer list calculations  
A method and system, implemented in hardware, for quickly and efficiently reassembling Fibre Channel data sequence data received by a Fibre Channel port in host memory buffers. The host memory...
6314468 System and method for managing transmission of electronic data between trading partners  
A method, system and computer program product for managing transmission of electronic data between network entities. Two network entities are interfaced so that Electronic Data Interchange ("EDI")...
6311215 System for dynamic determination of client communications capabilities  
A system for determining whether an entity that issued a message is pre-configured to receive a response according to an enhanced communications protocol is implemented in a method which includes...
6308216 Service request routing using quality-of-service data and network resource information  
A routing apparatus is located at an outbound "edge" of an administrative domain or at an inbound "edge" of an ISP or other network facility. The apparatus, which is preferably implemented in...
6308217 Signalling device and signalling method  
An ATM network accommodates terminals having the version UNI 3.0 of signalling software installed and terminals having the version UNI 3.1 of the signalling software installed. A signalling...
6304901 Multiple VLAN architecture system  
A system in which a single VLAN architecture spans multiple VLAN transport protocols and technologies, including a method and system in which multiple different VLANs may be combined in a single...
6304910 Communication processor having buffer list modifier control bits  
A communication processor sends and receives frames of data and commands. Transmit and receive protocol engine is controlled by host driver software which utilizes predetermined bits to indicate...
6298387 System for detecting a data packet in a bitstream by storing data from the bitstream in a buffer and comparing data at different locations in the buffer to predetermined data  
Packets in a bitstream are delineated by a) employing a first in, first out buffer (FIFO) with a storage capacity equal to the number of bits in a packet plus the number of bits in the...
6292836 Communication method and communication apparatus  
The communication method and communication apparatus according to the invention are capable of generating a packet having a header which includes at least data representing an identifier of a...
6292838 Technique for automatic remote media access control (MAC) layer address resolution  
A system and method for determining a MAC layer address of a network interface on a remote device, based on an IP address associated with the same network interface on the remote device. The...
6292839 Method and system for reflexive tunneling  
A method and system for reflexive tunneling. One aspect of the invention includes a method for reflexive tunneling using hidden virtual tunnels. A first peer application sends data packets to a...
6292840 Voice/audio data communication with negotiated compression scheme and data header compressed in predetermined scheme  
Modem-equipped computers can initiate an audio channel using the modem data connection. The connection is initiated with a protocol that does not require any additional modem hardware or telephone...
6292837 Apparatus and method for non-sequential image data transmission and display  
An apparatus and method for image display and transmission, including display and transmission of data over the Internet. Image transmission is effected by non-sequential streaming of sequential...
6288739 Distributed video communications system  
The distributed video communications system includes a plurality of nodes (10). Each of the nodes interfaces with a network that is comprised of a messaging layer (16) and a data transmission...
6289386 Implementation of a divide algorithm for buffer credit calculation in a high speed serial channel  
A network interface unit which implements a low latency algorithm for buffer credit calculation. In one embodiment, a system network is provided with a remote node coupled to a local node by a...
6286052 Method and apparatus for identifying network data traffic flows and for applying quality of service treatments to the flows  
A system within a computer network identifies specific traffic flows originating from a given network entity and requests and applies appropriate policy rules or service treatments to the traffic...
6286051 Method and apparatus for extending a java archive file  
A method and apparatus for extending a Java Beans Archive file. A key/value pair is added to the manifest file specification to allow an application to determine information about the sub-element...
6282576 Method of transferring heterogeneous data with meaningful interrelationships between incompatible computers  
Heterogeneous data is transferred from a first computer to a second computer such that a) the data includes multiple data types in respective formats that are native to the first computer but are...
6275845 Collective communication apparatus in multiprocessor system  
A collective communication apparatus in a multiprocessor system which shortens communication processing time by reducing data transfer that utilizes communication paths of low performance includes...
6272551 Network adapter for transmitting network packets between a host device and a power line network  
A method for transmitting a network packet formatted in accordance with a given communication protocol over a network operating in accordance with a different communication protocol is provided....
6272552 Dual channel 100Base-T link for computer networks  
A dual channel 100Base-T link for use between devices in a computer network system. The IEEE 802.3 standard for bus network systems calls for a device interconnection cable which includes four...
6266702 Method and apparatus to insert and extract data from a plurality of slots of data frames by using access table to identify network nodes and their slots for insertion and extraction data  
An extraction and insertion controller for inserting into and extracting data values from a frame transmitted to a plurality of nodes is provided. The frame has a plurality of slots for storing...
6237038 Method of data communication and system for carrying out the method  
A data communication system comprising a system processor, an application program assigned to an application buffer it controls, a communication protocol program assigned to a protocol buffer it...
6226682 Counting octets and implementing the octet counting mode  
In a communications system implementing Signaling System No. 7, the system comprising a link, a transmitter for transmitting digital data on the link, and a receiver; a communications method...
6226681 Communication terminal and network unit in information offering system, terminal identifying information setting method, information offering system, and fixed-length cell transmitting and receiving unit in information communication system  
A communication terminal in an information offering system used through an ATM network providing, for example, multicast connections. The information offering system is equipped with an...
6223224 Method and apparatus for multiple file download via single aggregate file serving  
A method and apparatus for downloading a selected file from the Internet, where the selected file has either companion files, optional files, documentation or other similarly related files....
6219725 Method and apparatus for performing direct memory access transfers involving non-sequentially-addressable memory locations  
A method and apparatus for transferring data in a computer system between a first memory region and second memory region in a single Direct Memory Access (DMA) operation. The first memory region,...
6216166 Shared media communications in a virtual connection network  
A local area network (LAN) type group of data comprising a reserved value, a source media access control (MAC) address, and a destination MAC address. The source MAC address corresponds to a...
6212569 Data processor with bit stuffing instruction set extension  
A programmable data communications device is provided to process multiple streams of data according to multiple protocols. The device is equipped with a co-processor including multiple,...
6212568 Ring buffered network bus data management system  
A data management system (10) for managing and distributing high-speed, real-time and archived data between diverse local and remote data sources (26) and data sinks (30). The system includes a...
6212559 Automated configuration of internet-like computer networks  
A system and corresponding method of its operation, for configuring a communication network of multiple interconnected computers. The system includes a graphical user interface (36) that...
6208952 Method and system for delayed registration of protocols  
A method and system for delayed registration of a remote protocol for communicating between a client computer system and a server computer system. The server computer system has a communications...
6205487 Data processor with bit unstuffing instruction set extension  
A programmable data communications device is provided to process multiple streams of data according to multiple protocols. The device is equipped with a co-processor including multiple,...
6205486 Inter-network bridge connector provided for dynamically prioritizing frame transmission adaptive to current network transmission-state  
The present invention discloses a dynamically-adaptive connector-bridge for receiving data frames from a source-network and transmitting the data frame to a destination-network including a...
6195701 Method and apparatus for synchronization and scheduling of multiple data streams and real time tasks  
The present invention concerns a method and an apparatus for the synchronization and the scheduling of multiple data streams and real time tasks. In accordance with the present invention, pointers...
6192411 Mapping SNA session flow control to TCP flow control  
A TN3270 server (26) that forwards a 3270 data stream from a Systems Network Architecture ("SNA") connection (28) to a Transmission Control Protocol ("TCP") connection (24) monitors the TCP...
6192412 Computer file transmission system and method  
A system and method for transferring large computer files across computer networks that has a file splitter that separates a computer file into component sections, and a file transmitter that...
6189056 Information processing terminal  
Providing an information processing terminal of a folded structure comprising a first housing portion having a form factor defined by PCMCIA and a second housing pivotally coupled to the first...
6185598 Optimized network resource location  
Resource requests made by clients of origin servers in a network are intercepted by reflector mechanisms and selectively reflected to other servers called repeaters. The reflectors select a best...
6173330 Delivery and acquisition of data segments with optimized inter-arrival time  
Data pages of an interactive program guide (IPG) for television are transmitted according to a shuffle function which allows different television receivers to retrieve particular segments of the...
6173287 Technique for ranking multimedia annotations of interest  
A technique for accessing an item of interest within a particular one of a plurality of stored representations of data is disclosed. In one embodiment, the technique is realized by having a...
6167447 Multi-processor communication system wherein multiple sources can transmit information during the transmission of a single message  
A multi-processor system makes it possible to enhance information transmitted between processors. Any one of the processors can inject information into a data transmission between other...
6163540 System and method for establishing unique sequence identification in an information exchange of a system network  
A computer network is provided with a low-complexity sequence identification number determination method. In one embodiment, the computer network comprises a local node coupled to a remote node by...
6161160 Network interface device architecture for storing transmit and receive data in a random access buffer memory across independent clock domains  
A network interface device includes a random access transmit buffer and a random access receive buffer for transmission and reception of transmission and receive data frames between a host...
6161125 Generic schema for storing configuration information on a client computer  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for providing a data framework and associated client/server protocol for storing and exchanging data among computers in a network. A data schema having an n-way...
6154780 Method and apparatus for transmission of a flexible and error resilient video bitstream  
A method and apparatus for transmitting a video bitstream over a communication medium is provided. The video bitstream is carried as payload data within packets of a transport protocol by...
6151642 System for DMA data reception capable of confirming the content of a received data even if the received data is less than a preset length  
There are provided a reception apparatus using direct memory access (DMA), a reception method and a memory medium, allowing one to confirm the content of the received data in the DMA data...
6151640 Control I/O module having the ability to interchange bus protocols for bus networks independent of the control I/O module  
A field bus network of input and output devices is coupled to a control system through an I/O interface module, regardless of their data structures. The I/O interface module is coupled to the...
6145008 Conflict free time-triggered method and apparatus for the transmission of messages in a distributed real-time computer system  
This invention concerns a time-triggered method and a device for the autonomous transmission of messages within a distributed real-time computer architecture, consisting of a plurality of nodes...