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370464000 - COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION CARRIED IN PLURAL CHANNELS

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370468000 Assignment of variable bandwidth or time period for transmission or reception 179
370466000 Converting between protocols 143
370469000 Processing multiple layer protocols 61
370470000 Frame length 47
370473000 Transmission of a single message having multiple packets 25
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20090196308METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATING SERVICES PROVIDED BY DIFFERENT SERVICE PROVIDERS - The present invention discloses a method and a system for coordinating services provided by different service providers, the core concept of which lies in that: after obtaining a service request from a sending end, a Service Adaptor/Dispatcher Center (SADC) transfers the service request into a form supported by a receiving end according to related service data of the receiving end and delivers the service request to the receiving end; and after the receiving end provides the corresponding service result according to the service request, the SADC sends the service result to the sending end. With the method or system, the services provided to a mobile user by different service providers may be coordinated and the existing Parlay components may be configured in the OSE developed in recent years. In addition, the method or system may provide a uniform interface to an upper-layer application.08-06-2009
20090196307TRANSMITTER APPARATUS, RECEIVER APPARATUS, MOVING IMAGE AND AUDIO TRANSMISSION EVALUATION METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM THEREOF - There is provided a transmitter that transmits a transmission packet including a group of various types of data and identification data associated with the group to a receiver apparatus. The transmitter apparatus includes a packet information storing means for storing a transmission packet table in which the identification data and packet information are related each other, and the packet information includes a type of the data and a position of the data in a sequence in the group, and a transmission means for transmitting data stored in the transmission packet table to the receiver apparatus.08-06-2009
20100150168METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLEXING OF DIGITAL VIDEO - Methods and apparatus for generating a multiplex of a plurality of services (such as a plurality of digitally encoded video streams). In one embodiment, the methods comprise setting a target bitrate for a statistical multiplex, and determining the complexity of the services to be multiplexed. One or more requirements of the services are adjusted so that the multiplex meets a target bitrate. In one variant, the services comprise H.264 encoded and transrated video data streams. Exemplary multiplexing apparatus is also disclosed.06-17-2010
20130083806TRAFFIC CLASSIFICATION - According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided an apparatus configured to classifying user traffic flows carried by a network, each user traffic flow being associated with one of a plurality of users. The apparatus comprises a classification unit 04-04-2013
20100158042PACKET PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD CAPABLE OF GENERATING MODIFIED PACKETS BY MODIFYING PAYLOADS OF SPECIFIC PACKETS IDENTIFIED FROM RECEIVED PACKETS - A packet processing apparatus includes a packet identifying unit and a packet modifying unit. The packet identifying unit is utilized for receiving a plurality of packets and checking identification information and data length information which are derived from the received packets to identify first packets from the received packets. The packet modifying unit is coupled to the packet identifying unit, and is utilized for checking payloads of the first packets to identify second packets from the first packets, where each of the second packets has specific data included in a payload thereof, and for modifying at least the payload of each of the second packets.06-24-2010
20100074273Method for QoS delivery in contention-based multi hop network - An arrangement and a method that, for a given pair of nodes that wish to intercommunicate with a high QoS measure, converts a portion of the contention-based network into a contention-less subnetwork by sending a reservation message and a confirmation message between the given pair of nodes. All nodes that are on the paths used for communicating between the pair of nodes are protected from interference by causing all nodes that potentially can interfere to enter a non-transmitting state.03-25-2010
20100074272COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - A communication protocol detection system includes an active detection terminal and a passive detection terminal. The active detection terminal includes a first communication interface, a command sending module, and a response receiving module. The passive detection terminal includes a second communication interface, a command receiving module, and a response sending module. The command sending module is for sending a plurality of detection commands in sequence to the passive detection terminal via the first communication interface. The command receiving module is for receiving detection commands in sequence via the second communication interface, and sending detection commands to the response sending module. The response sending module is for determining whether a currently received detection command can be identified. If the currently received detection command can be identified, the response sending module sends a response to the active detection terminal to make the command sending module stop sending detection commands.03-25-2010
20100046542MIMO AND SDMA SIGNALING FOR WIRELESS VERY HIGH THROUGHPUT SYSTEMS - Apparatuses for communication are disclosed, including processing systems configured to generate and/or receive a plurality of streams, each of the streams having one or more data packets including a plurality of portions, in which each of the portions in each of the data packets is coded and modulated independently of the other portions in the same data packet, the processing systems being further configured to code and modulate and/or decode and demodulate the data packets. Also disclosed are methods for generating and/or receiving a plurality of streams, each of the streams having one or more data packets comprising a plurality of portions, and for coding and modulating and/or decoding and demodulating each of the portions in each of the data packets independently of the other portions in the same data packet.02-25-2010
20100046541Method and System for Generating a Packet Identifier Table from a Received Transport Stream - One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method of generating a packet identifier table that comprises reading a packet identifier value from a received transport stream packet, identifying a type of data contained in the received transport stream packet, and generating a table with mapping information between the packet identifier value and the identified type of data.02-25-2010
20100046543Method of synchronization for low power idle - A method of synchronizing a first transceiver with a second transceiver during a low power idle mode is disclosed for use in network communication devices. A LDPC counter, which initiates a count operation upon transition to PAM16 mode, serves as a master counter to determined when, based on predetermined count values, each channel reactivates from low power idle mode to active mode to generate and send a refresh signal. The transmitter and associated remote receiver both reactivate at the predetermined refresh period to process the refresh signal. Each transmitter/receiver pair has predetermined refresh periods during low power idle mode. The refresh signal is processed for maintain clock synchronization and for filter and equalizer adaptation.02-25-2010
20080247416CIRCUIT FOR TAPPING A LINE IN A NETWORK DIAGNOSTIC COMPONENT - The embodiments disclosed herein relate to a network diagnostic component and related circuit for tapping a line in the network diagnostic component. The network diagnostic component includes a first network port configured to connect with a first node, a second network port configured to connect with a second node and a connection line directly coupling the first network port to the second network port configured to transmit network traffic between the first and second networks port. The network diagnostic component further includes a tap circuit coupled to the connection line configured to obtain a portion of the network traffic transmitted between the first and second network ports via the connection line.10-09-2008
20090154492Method And System For A Distinct Physical Pattern On An Active Channel To Indicate A Data Rate Transition For Energy Efficient Ethernet - Aspects of a method and system for a distinct physical pattern on an active channel to indicate a data rate transition for energy efficient Ethernet. In this regard, one or more distinct physical patterns may be transmitted on one or more active channels of a network link during an inter-packet gap to control a data rate on the link. The unique physical pattern may be transmitted instead of or in addition to one or more IDLE symbols. The distinct physical pattern may communicate a data rate to be utilized on the link and/or indicate when a data rate transition should occur on the link. The distinct pattern may be transmitted and/or the data rate transition may occur during a specified inter-packet gap or during a specified packet boundary. The distinct physical pattern may comprise one or more control characters and/or an ordered set of voltage levels, symbols, and/or characters.06-18-2009
20090154491Method And System For Negotiating Multiple Data Rate Transitions On An Ethernet Link - An Ethernet network may comprise multi-rate link partners coupled via an Ethernet link wherein a pattern, over time, of offered data rates may be determined. Link partners may establish a communication policy for modifying transmission rates to mimic offered data rates and may vary rates accordingly. The communication control policy may be communicated between nodes via one or more of physical layer control characters, an out of band channel and higher layer protocol packets. An established communication policy may improve energy efficiency and may be dynamically modified, for example, based on link utilization. In this regard, data rates may be symmetrical or asymmetrical with respect to direction of transmission. Moreover, data rates may comprise the offered data rate plus additional bandwidth for head room and may comprise one or more of a full rate, an intermediate rate and/or a rate of zero. Rate transitions may be synchronized among network nodes.06-18-2009
20090316719METHOD FOR MANAGING MECHANISMS TO ENHANCE TRANSMISSION OF DATA STREAMS IN A TUNNEL, CORRESPONDING COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, STORAGE MEDIUM AND TUNNEL END-POINT - A method is proposed for the management of mechanisms to enhance data stream transmission on a tunnel supported by a main communications network, the transmission of each stream being done according to a frame transport protocol with acknowledgment, the tunnel being implemented between first and second tunnel end-points connected respectively to first and second sub-networks, each stream being transmitted from a sender device to a receiver device through the tunnel, one of the devices which are the sender device and the receiver device being connected to the first sub-network and the other being connected to the second sub-network. The method comprises the following steps performed by the tunnel end-point for a given stream: first partial determining of a nature and a location of a problem of transmission for the given stream enabling first pieces of information to be obtained on a problem by analysis of the given stream; receiving second pieces of problem information coming from the second tunnel end-point and resulting from a second partial determining of the transmission problem performed by the second tunnel end-point; final determining of the nature and location of the transmission problem by combination of the first and second pieces of problem information; managing the transmission enhancement mechanisms as a function of the result of the final determining.12-24-2009
20090304024INCREASING CAPACITY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS - Techniques to increase capacity in a wireless communications system. In an aspect, systematic non-transmission, or “blanking,” of minimal-rate frames transmitted in a communications system is provided. In an exemplary embodiment, eighth rate frames in a cdma2000 voice communications system are systematically substituted with null-rate frames carrying zero traffic bits. Provisions are nevertheless made for the transmission of certain designated as “critical” by, e.g., a vocoder. The receiver detects the presence of null rate or non-null rate transmissions and processes the received frames accordingly, including updating an outer loop power control only in response to non-null rate frames. Further techniques for changing the pilot transmission gating pattern to assist the receiver in detecting null rate frames are provided. In another aspect, early termination of a signal transmission over a wireless communications link is provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a base station (BS) transmits power control groups (PCG's) for a frame over a forward link (FL) to a mobile station (MS) until accurate reception of the frame is acknowledged by the MS over a reverse link (RL), possibly before all PCG's of the frame are received over the FL. Possible ACK signaling methods are defined for channels associated with a cdma2000 wireless communications system. In another exemplary embodiment, techniques for reverse link early termination are also provided.12-10-2009
20090092150HYBRID CROSS-LINK - A communication system comprises a first communication unit having a plurality of application ports; and a second communication unit having a plurality of application ports and coupled to the first communication unit; wherein the first communication unit is configured to extract timeslots from a first signal having a first interface format and from a second signal having a second interface format, and to insert the extracted timeslots into a frame for transmission to the second communication unit; wherein the second communication unit is configured to pass the first interface format signal to an application port of a similar interface format and to pass the second interface format signal to an application port of a third dissimilar interface format based on the order of the extracted timeslots in the frame transmitted from the first communication unit.04-09-2009
20130058359DIGITAL BROADCAST TRANSMITTER, DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER, AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING AND PROCESSING STREAMS FOR SAME - Provided are a digital broadcast transmitter, a digital broadcast receiver, a method for processing a stream of the transmitter, and a method for processing a stream of the receiver. The method of processing the stream of the transmitter includes: generating a stream in which a plurality of slots of different formats is consecutively arranged; and encoding and interleaving the generated stream, and outputting the encoded and interleaved stream as a transport stream, wherein the generating the stream includes arranging at least one of second mobile data, training data, and dummy data in an orphan region generated according to a difference of the formats between consecutive slots of the plurality of slots.03-07-2013
20110013646ONE WAY SRS INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD - An exemplary method of one way transmission of information is provided, the exemplary method steps preferably include partitioning a portion of each network device along a transmission path (based on a configuration of a source adaptive translation device), to form a source dedicated one way transmission path, analyzing source customer supplied information received by the source adaptive translation device to discern the source supplied information format, mapping the source discerned supplied information into a first synchronous transport signal using the source adaptive translation device, transmitting the first synchronous transport signal across the source dedicated one way transmission path, receiving the first synchronous transport signal at a destination adaptive destination device, and remapping the received first synchronous transport signal back into the discerned source supplied information using the destination adaptive translation device.01-20-2011
20110013645ONE WAY INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD - A method of one way transmission of information is provided. Preferably, the method steps include analyzing customer supplied information to determine a format to be selected, transmission priority, available transmission resources, and transmission destination. The preferred steps also include, determining a media transport method based on the transmission priority, transmission destination, and available transmission resources, and scheduling transmission of an information payload portion of the customer supplied information as a pre-emptible data reservation, based on a determined media transport method. The steps further preferably include, transforming the information payload into a selected format, storing the information payload in its formatted form on a non-volatile storage medium, encapsulating the information payload in its selected format within a media transport format, and transmitting the encapsulated information payload to the transmission destination.01-20-2011
20090232157DATA DEFINITION APPARATUS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS - An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to send a selected data type without self-definition information to a receiver if a state capable of interpreting the selected data type has been maintained by the receiver, and to send the selected data type with the self-definition information to the receiver if the state capable of interpreting the selected data type has not been maintained by the receiver.09-17-2009
20090046739Methods and Apparatus for Efficient and Adaptive Transmission of Data in Data Collection Networks - Methods and apparatus of adaptively transmitting data are provided. Data for transmission from one or more incoming data streams is determined in accordance with at least one characteristic of a respective one of the one or more data streams and at least one context external of the data stream. A compression technique for the data and a transmission strategy for the data are modified in accordance with the data determined for transmission.02-19-2009
20090010277METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTING A RECORDING ROUTE IN A MULTI-MEDIA RECORDING ENVIRONMENT - Device and method for receiving information from one or more media providers capable of transmitting a media session and from one or more media recorders capable of recording the media session and selecting one of the recorders for recording the media session based on the received information and a predetermined set of rules.01-08-2009
20090147800Transmitting Apparatus and Transmission Rate Control Method - A wireless communication apparatus (06-11-2009
20110317715MULTIPLEXED SENSOR ARRAY - A sensor array, comprising: a plurality of sensors electrically connected in series or in parallel, each of the plurality of sensors operable to generate an individual electrical signal; a multiplexing scheme generator operable to generate a multiplexing scheme; a modulation system connected to the multiplexing scheme generator and operable to selectively reverse the polarity of each of the plurality of sensors for each of a plurality of samples; a readout device operable to sequentially read a plurality of output signals of the plurality of electrically connected sensors, wherein the number of samples is greater than or equal to the number of sensors and wherein one or more electrical signals of the plurality of sensors are readout as one electrical signal; and a demultiplexer operable to receive the output electrical signals and to determine the individual electrical signals of each of the plurality of sensors based on the multiplexing scheme.12-29-2011
20090201943METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING TEST MESSAGES AND NETWORK ELEMENT DEVICE - A method for transferring test messages includes a Network Element (NE) A and NE B negotiating and determining a logical channel type. The Link Management Protocol (LMP) entity of NE A constructs a test message packet which includes the local Ethernet data interface ID, and transfers the test message packet to the local packet control module. The packet control module of NE A encapsulates the test message packet according to the logical channel type determined through negotiation, and transfers the encapsulated packet to the local transmitting interface. The receiving interface of NE B identifies and receives the packet. The packet control module of NE B obtains the packet from the local receiving interface and then encapsulates the packet. Next the packet control module of NE B transfers the test message packet obtained after decapsulation to the local LMP entity. Therefore, the test message can be transferred on the Ethernet data interface, and the auto discovery of the Ethernet physical link of the NE device succeeds once the test message is transferred successfully.08-13-2009
20090154490METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DUTY CYCLING A NETWORK PORT BASED ON DUTY CYCLING OF A LINK COMMUNICATIVELY COUPLED TO THE PORT - Aspects of a method and system for duty cycling a network port based on duty cycling of a link communicatively coupled to the port are provided. In this regard, in a network node communicatively coupled to a network link which operates at a plurality of data rates, one or more components of said network node may be cycled through a series of configurations, where a processing capacity and/or a duration of each configuration may be based on the plurality of data rates on the network link. Exemplary components of the node may comprise one or more hybrids, transmitters, receivers, processors, and/or memory elements. The components may be cycled through the series of configurations during each of a series of time intervals. The series of configurations may be based on one or more of a type of data communicated over said network link and an application running on said network node.06-18-2009
20100272119SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FILTERING A DATA PACKET USING A COMBINED FILTER - System and method for filtering a data packet using a combined filter are disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes receiving a data packet and N filters. The method includes receiving a data packet and N (wherein N is an integer and N>1) filters, each filter comprising a bit mask and corresponding bit values. The method further includes, for each of the N filters, identifying a key element from a portion of the filter corresponding to a combined filter, the key element being a segment of the filter portion having the. richest bit pattern. The method further includes generating the combined filter by combining the key element of the N filters. The method further includes filtering the data packet with the combined filter to determine whether there is a match between the data packet and each key element.10-28-2010
20090190609Bit and power allocation scheme for full-duplex transmission with echo cancellation in multicarrier-based modems - The present invention provides a method, data modulator, modem, computer readable medium and system for allocating bits to sub-carriers of data channel frequencies for spectrally efficient full-duplex transmission. Bits are allocated successively to a plurality of sub-carriers for a data channel based on minimal power consumption, a power mask for each sub-carrier, a bit capacity of each sub-carrier, and a predetermined data rate. Allocation of bits is ceased when at least one of: a predetermined total power budget has been substantially exhausted, power masks for the plurality of sub-carriers have been substantially exhausted, bit capacities for the plurality of sub-carriers have been substantially exhausted, and the predetermined data rate has been reached.07-30-2009
20110261833Method and Device for MIMO Transmission in High Speed Packet Access Evolution System - A method and device for MIMO transmission in high speed packet access evolution system, the method includes: determining each signaling in high speed shared information channel HS-SICH; duplexing all signaling as HS-SICH signaling; carrying channel coding for HS-SICH signaling, and mapping to the allocated channelization code resource.10-27-2011
20110194568COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A reception unit of a transmission apparatus receives reception status information indicating reception status of data by the reception apparatus, from a reception apparatus. Then, a rate control unit controls transmission rate of data to the reception apparatus, according to received reception status information. A transmission control unit controls transmission of the reception status information indicating reception status of data by the reception apparatus that is currently receiving data, according to the received reception status information.08-11-2011
20100091791METHOD FOR POWER CONTROL FOR MIXED VOICE AND DATA TRANSMISSION - Power control of mixed voice and data transmissions is disclosed. A voice signal is transmitted at a dynamically-adjusted voice transmit power capped at a maximum voice transmit power limit. Concurrently, data bursts are transmitted on top of the voice signal. Data noise is inserted between the data bursts transmissions. The data burst and inserted data noise are transmitted at a dynamically-adjusted data transmit power based on the voice transmit power to restrict the rate of change of the data transmit power until a maximum data transmit power limit is reached.04-15-2010
20110170560MULTI-RATE SERIALIZER/DESERIALIZER CIRCUIT WITH BROAD OPERATING FREQUENCY RANGE - A serializer and deserializer utilize upsampling and downsampling to operate over a broad range of frequencies. The serializer includes a bit repeater and a high-speed serializer. The bit repeater receives data to be serialized, upsamples the received data, and supplies the upsampled data to the high-speed serializer. The deserializer includes a high-speed deserializer and a downsampler. The high-speed deserializer supplies parallelized data to the downsampler. The downsampler decimates the parallelized data and supplies the decimated data to an output of the deserializer.07-14-2011
20080247417Method and Device for Transmitting Data Via a Transmission Link - The invention relates, inter alia, to a method in which, by reducing the spectral power density in an underfrequency range (UB) of a transmitting/receiving unit, the fact that the underfrequency range (UB) should not be used to send data is indirectly transmitted. This method is particularly suitable for xDSL processes.10-09-2008
20100118887COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A communication device 05-13-2010
20100118886SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AGGREGATED NETWORK CONNECTIONS - The invention discloses a network aggregation system, apparatus and method for creating aggregated network connections to provide high availability and increased throughput where the plurality of network connections may possess diverse physical and logical characteristics. Increased throughput on the aggregated network connection equals the sum of the available throughput on the aggregated network connections. Aggregation is performed in a transparent fashion, independent of any physical or logical characteristics of the individual connections. Network connectivity over the aggregated connection is managed such that the loss or gain of connectivity in an individual connection among the aggregated group does not result in the loss of data from the data stream aggregation device.05-13-2010
20090207853Technique for determining a sub-frame configuration - A technique is provided for determining the configuration of a sub-frame having data symbols including cyclic-prefixes. In some communication standards such as the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard, a plurality of possible configurations exist for a sub-frame, with each configuration being identifiable by a certain cyclic-prefix length. In an exemplary method realization, the technique includes receiving a data signal comprising the sub-frame, evaluating one or more hypotheses of the cyclic prefix length to produce one or more corresponding evaluation results, and, based on the evaluation results, deciding on a most-likely cyclic prefix length, according to which the sub-frame configuration is determined. The hypothesis evaluation may involve autocorrelation and cyclic accumulation of samples of the received data signal.08-20-2009
20090052465METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS - One embodiment of the invention includes a method of managing network communications in a network device. The network device includes software components and modules. Some of the components control the interaction between modules, while other components perform specific functions for associated modules. A module manager component controls the creation and destruction of modules as well as their interactions. A communications manager component manages network communications in the network device. The network communications is supported by creating a number of modules that are associated with components that implement different parts of a network protocol. As a result of the use of the modules, a component need not know which other components) it depends upon, nor need it know which other component(s) depend upon it. This allows components to be used together very easily in many different configurations. The modules also allow the same component to be used by multiple modules.02-26-2009
20120106571METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA - A method and an apparatus for transmitting data are provided. The method and the apparatus for transmitting data obtain reception information of a packet received by a reception apparatus on a virtual machine installed on an operating system of the data transmission apparatus, calculate a next sending rate based on the reception information, and transmit a packet according to the next sending rate.05-03-2012
20090097501METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING FRAMES - A device and a method for processing a frame, the method includes: receiving a frame; retrieving a lookup key parse command that includes an instruction field and an bitmap representative of selected frame fields to be searched in the frame; generating a lookup key by extracting at least one frame field if the type of the received frame matches an expected frame type; and looking up, using the lookup key, for additional frame processing instructions.04-16-2009
20090296737METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONNECTING TWO NODES OVER MULTIPLE COMMUNICATION LINKS - A communications system to inverse multiplex media communication traffic from a high-speed communication link into a plurality of low-speed communication links, wherein each low-speed link can use a different physical line, having different speeds, and wherein the communication over each link can comply with different communication protocols and can be connected on different networks, and then combined the media communication traffic at the other end. The system may include a transmitting inverse multiplexer and a receiving multiplexer. The transmitting inverse multiplexer can be connected to an egress of one of the nodes as the high-speed communication link. The receiving multiplexer can be connected to ingress of a second node as the other side of the high-speed communication link. The transmitting inverse multiplexer and the receiving multiplexer can communicate over a plurality of communication links. Each communication link can be connected to a different network using a different physical line.12-03-2009
20090103560TELECOMMUNICATION AND MULTIMEDIA MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS - An improved communication apparatus for transmitting media between a sending node and a receiving node during a conversation. When network bandwidth is insufficient to transmit a full bit rate representation of time-sensitive media, the sending node generates and transmits a reduced bit rate representation of the media for the purpose of increasing the ability of the recipient to review the media upon receipt and continue the conversation in the real-time mode when the bandwidth on the network is insufficient to support the transmission of the full bit rate representation. The sending node also transmits media that is ascertained as not time-sensitive only when bandwidth in excess of what is needed for time-sensitive media becomes available. When the media ascertained as not time-sensitive is transmitted, the rate of transmission is adjusted at the sending node based on network conditions, the adjusted rate of transmission being set for network efficiency and reliable delivery of the media ascertained as not time-sensitive relative to the timeliness of the delivery of the media ascertained as time-sensitive.04-23-2009
20100111100SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DIGITAL INTERFACE TRANSLATION - Systems and methods of digital interface translation are described. One embodiment of the invention includes multiple receiver lanes, where at least one of the receiver lanes is configured to receive a data channel at a first data rate and encoded in accordance with an input digital interface standard, an auxiliary channel input configured to receive an auxiliary data channel, and a single transmitter lane configured to output a single data channel at a second data rate and encoded in accordance with an output digital interface standard. In addition, the multilane to single lane digital interface translator is configured to decode the received data into data streams, and interleave the data streams to form packets, the multilane to single lane digital interface translator is configured to insert auxiliary data received via the auxiliary channel input and idle data between the packets to produce an output data stream that is rate matched to the second data rate, and the multilane to single lane digital interface translator is configured to encode the output data stream in accordance with the output digital interface standard.05-06-2010
20080279216System and Method of Traffic Management Over Mixed Networks - A method and apparatus is provided of handling modified packets containing additional information regarding source and data type for efficient processing within a mixed network. Incoming and outgoing packets are sent via a dynamic protocol which adapts to circumstances, including the type of network being used, the type of packet being transmitted and the network guidelines.11-13-2008
20080240151POWER CONTROL IN ORTHOGONAL SUB-CHANNELS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS - A method and apparatus for power control in a wireless communication involves establishing at least two orthogonal sub-channels within a channel for communication and controlling transmitted power in each sub-channel independently.10-02-2008
20080240150METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK DISTRIBUTION AND PROVISIONING OF APPLICATIONS ACROSS MULTIPLE DOMAINS - Techniques are disclosed for network distribution and provisioning of applications, such as transactional applications and parallel applications, across multiple administrative domains that ensure compliance with service level agreements. For example, a method of provisioning one or more resources in a distributed computing network to ensure compliance with a service level agreement associated with a computer application includes the following steps. Network performance is monitored between a local domain and one or more cooperating domains connected to the local domain by network paths. A present or predicted violation of the service level agreement is identified based on at least a portion of results of the monitoring step. One or more cooperating domains are selected that can effect compliance with the service level agreement by instantiating one or more network resources within at least one of the selected cooperating domains in response to a request from the local domain. Reconfiguration of the local domain is effectuated to allow the computer application to make use of the one or more newly instantiated network resources within the selected cooperating domain.10-02-2008
20090161691METHOD FOR DETERMINING MULTITURN MODULO MASTER AXIS DATA - The present invention relates to a method for transmitting multiturn modulo control axis data which includes at least one control axis position value (600°-604°; 245°-248°) and an associated control axis modulo value (720°; 360°) in one communication system which includes at least two participants, at least one real-time data transmission channel (CH1) being provided for the cyclic transmission of data between the participants; the at least one control axis position value (600°-604°; 245°-248°) is transmitted together with the associated control axis modulo value (720°; 360°) in one data telegram (22; 33).06-25-2009
20090059952APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING ACCESS TO ONE OR MORE NETWORK RESOURCES - An apparatus is provided that includes a processor configured to receive a captured traffic unit (CTU) intended for a network service, the CTU being one into which incoming traffic has been assembled based on a filter describing which incoming traffic to capture and how to assemble the respective incoming traffic into the CTU. The processor is also configured to determine whether to allow the CTU to pass to one or more applications configured to implement the respective network service based on a passlet including permissions to a particular user. The processor is further configured to instruct a firewall to allow the CTU to pass to the respective one or more applications or to reject the CTU based on the determination. In this regard, the processor is configured to perform the above functions under control of a security framework implemented in middleware between a user-level domain and a system-level domain.03-05-2009
20120069854COHERENT OPTICAL RECEIVER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - In a coherent optical receiver according to the invention, a polarization beam splitter inputs a polarization multiplexed optical signal obtained by multiplexing two polarization lights orthogonal to each other modulated by different information signal and separately outputs a first and a second received polarization optical signals, a 90 degree hybrid circuit makes the first and the second received polarization optical signal interfere with local light and outputs a plurality of optical signals, a photoelectric converter detects the optical signal and outputs a detected electric signal, an analog-to-digital converter digitizes the detected electric signal and outputs a digital received signal, a polarization de-multiplexing unit inputs the digital received signal and then outputs results of polarization de-multiplexing process to a phase compensation unit, and the phase compensation unit performs a phase compensation processing using, as an initial value, a phase deviation value obtained by using same initial signal as the information signal.03-22-2012
20090185577TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND TRANSMISSION METHOD - A transmitter transmits data to a communicating opponent with a better channel condition with use of one or more frequency blocks including one or more carrier frequencies. The transmitter includes a communicating opponent selection unit evaluating the channel condition for each frequency block for each of plural communicating opponents and selecting one or more communicating opponents from the plurality of communicating opponents, a modulation scheme determination unit determining at least a modulation scheme depending on the evaluated channel condition, a control channel generation unit generating a control channel indicative of the determined modulation scheme and one or more frequency blocks available for the selected communicating opponents to receive a data channel, and a channel transmission unit providing the selected communicating opponents with the control channel and the data channel modulated in accordance with the modulation scheme.07-23-2009
20130121345METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODE TRANSITION, COMPRESSION, AND DECOMPRESSION IN ROBUST HEADER COMPRESSION - The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for a mode transformation in a robust header compression, compression and decompression. The method for mode transformation includes: setting a mode parameter field in an IR compression package/IRDYN compression package of which a package formats is Profile2 and Profile3; after receiving a mode transformation request carrying an expected target mode, a compression party obtaining information about the expected target mode from the mode transformation request and sending out the information about the expected target mode by carrying that information in the mode parameter field in the IR/IRDYN compression package; after receiving a mode transformation reply, a decompression party obtaining mode parameter information from the mode parameter field in the IR/IRDYN compression package if judging that the IR/IRDYN compression package is used for the reply. The present invention can ensure that deadlock of the mode transformation will not occur on the original procedure.05-16-2013
20130121346Systems and Methods for Supporting Two Different Protocols on a Same Physical Connection - Systems and methods of supporting communications over a common network connection in a master-slave field bus network with a first type of packet formatted with a time-sensitive protocol and a second type of packet formatted with a non-time-sensitive protocol are provided. The slave devices are configured with filters to prevent the first type of packet from reaching a configurator and the second type from reaching a master device. The slave devices are also configured with arbitration logic so that the packets formatted with the time-sensitive protocol are provided with a priority over the packets formatted with the non-time-sensitive protocol.05-16-2013
20110222557MULTI-STAGE LARGE SEND OFFLOAD - A network stack sends very large packets with large segment offload (LSO) by performing multi-pass LSO. A first-stage LSO filter is inserted between the network stack and the physical NIC. The first-stage filter splits very large LSO packets into LSO packets that are small enough for the NIC. The NIC then performs a second pass of LSO by splitting these sub-packets into standard MTU-sized networking packets for transmission on the network.09-15-2011
20090207852Device for establishing communications interoperability at an incident site including means for recording crisis incidents - What is provided is recording capability for each of the modules utilized by the first responders and other personnel within the area of the incident, with the stored information at each of the first responders' modules being read out through the ad hoc network, where it can be uploaded to storage. The stored information can be displayed at an incident commander work station in real time to give the incident commander a realistic view of the timeline and the severity of the incident, as well as the response. The use of the ad hoc network permits offloading stored information from each of the first responders' modules so as to free up storage within the modules. By providing storage at every node of the ad hoc network, one has access to a timeline of the actions at the incident as well as redundancy, which enhances the memories and observational skills of the first responders. Incident reporting is made complete due to the fact of all recordings being made available at one node on the temporary ad hoc network from which information reports and analysis can proceed, as well as subsequent training.08-20-2009
20110222556METHOD CIRCUIT AND SYSTEM FOR ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF VIDEO - Disclosed is a method circuit and system for adaptive transmission and reception of video data. According to some embodiments, a source side transceiver may include a static frame detector adapted to detect static portions (i.e. some or all) of a frame to be transmitted. Static frame data may be removed or replaced by a marker indicating corresponding between the static data and data in a previous frame. In response to the transmission of a static frame, the source side transceiver may adjust a characteristic of a transmission circuit, option so as to reduce transmission circuit power consumption.09-15-2011
20080259952POINT-TO-POINT PROTOCOL DATA TRANSMISSION - Methods for transmitting data according to point-to-point protocols from first devices (10-23-2008
20080259951METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UNPLANNED AND UNINTERRUPTED NETWORK ADAPTER REPLACEMENT - A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product for dynamically replacing a network adapter with minimal or no communications downtime. When a notification to replace a first network adapter is received, the process in the illustrative embodiments detects a replacement network adapter and a network interface corresponding to the replacement network adapter. The process configures a replacement network adapter, and pauses all communications to the first network adapter by dropping all incoming data packets to the first network adapter. The network interface corresponding to the first network adapter is redirected to point to the replacement network adapter. The first network adapter and the network interface corresponding to the replacement network adapter are then removed. Communication flow to the replacement network adapter is restored.10-23-2008
20120140776COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A communication device includes a memory to store data and a processor to receive data, to convert the received data and a same data of the received data among the stored data into a predetermined format, and to transmit data resulting from the data conversion.06-07-2012
20080232395APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR MULTI-ANTENNA CHANNEL QUALITY DATA ACQUISITION IN A BROADCAST/MULTICAST SERVICE NETWORK - Various methods and apparatuses provide unicast channel data acquisition, such as antenna information, from MBMS subframes. A method of operating a wireless communications network infrastructure entity is disclosed comprising transmitting a subframe (09-25-2008
20080232394Method For Regulating the Transmission Parameters of Broadband Transmission Channels Assembled to Form a Group - The invention relates to a novel algebraic method wherein sub-groups of subscribers that spectrally influence each other, in a group of broadband subscriber connections or transmission channels connected to an intelligent network node in a star-shaped manner are classified by observing status variations in operation or in test phases of the individual transmissions, and the spectral influence relation or interference relation is identified with or without using specific test signals during the operation of the network node, without interrupting the data transmissions. The fundamental parameters of the data transmission methods of all of the connected subscribers are optimized from the information obtained in this way, for maximum operator use.09-25-2008
20100189127CONVERSION APPARATUS - A conversion includes a first interface unit connecting to a asynchronous communication network to receive a packet signal, a signal conversion unit converting the packet signal into an intra-apparatus signal, a packet-discard determination unit determining whether or not any portion of the packet signal is discard, a clock selection unit selecting reference clock signal, a loss-of-synchronization determination unit determining whether or not a loss-of-synchronization error is occurring in the reference clock signal, an alarm control unit generating one of first, second, and third control signals, a framer generating a frame signal in response to the first control signal, a alarm signal in response to the second control signal, and a synchronous signal in response to the third control signal, and a second interface unit connecting to a synchronous communication network to transmit one of the frame signal, the alarm signal, and the synchronous signal.07-29-2010
20090116508APPARATUS FOR AND METHOD OF CONVERTING BIT RATE OF DVB-H SIGNAL - A bit rate converting apparatus suitable for a DVB-H signal which does not have a function of rewriting a PCR value comprises means (05-07-2009
20100226389METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPDATING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN BROADBAND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method for updating system information in a terminal in which data is transmitted by means of superframes, includes: receiving system information, scheduling periodicity information of the system information and changing information indicating changing status of the system information transmitted by means of a superframe header (SFH) from a base station; and updating the system information based on the changing information, wherein the SFH comprises a primary SFH including the changing information and a secondary SFH including at least one subpacket containing the system information, the scheduling periodicity information indicating a transmission periodicity of the subpacket is transmitted by means of the primary SFH or a predetermined subpacket, and when the terminal detects that a changed system information transmitted by means of the subpacket is not scheduled as indicated in the scheduling periodicity information, the terminal wakes up until the changed system information is received.09-09-2010
20090109998Facilitating self configuring link aggregation using link aggregation control protocol - A switch discovers active neighboring peer devices of a switch. Such discovery includes facilitating communication of Link Aggregation Control Protocol Data Units (LACPDUs) for identifying a unique peer identifier assigned to each one of the neighboring peer devices. In response to discovering the active neighboring peer devices, the switch automatically assigning a link aggregation key to each one of a plurality of physical links over which the switch and one of the active neighboring peer devices communicate respective ones of the LACPDUs. Thereafter, the switch facilitates logically aggregation all of the physical links dependent upon the link aggregation key.04-30-2009
20100238951VIDEO SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE, VIDEO SIGNAL RECEPTION DEVICE, AND VIDEO SIGNAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - A video transmission device 09-23-2010
20110019690SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE FILE TRANSMISSION RELIABILITY - The present invention concerns a method at a file server for sending more than one file to more than one receiver, comprising the steps of aggregating the files into a container, splitting the container into more than one packet, and transmitting the more than one packet to the more than one receiver, wherein, the reception of at least one packet of the container enables a receiver to request the reception of lost packets of the container. To this end, the method comprises the steps of receiving an indication of the number of consecutive lost packets of the container per the more than one receiver and adapting the size of the container, in function of the number of consecutive lost packets at the receivers.01-27-2011
20110044353Adaptive Window Size for Network Fair Usage Controls - Systems and methods for providing adaptive fine-grained fair usage controls are provided. Rather than providing a fixed fair usage threshold having time and data volume for all subscribers in the network, a quota manager at the policy controller defines an initial fair usage window having a longer period of time and higher data volume. When a subscriber exceeds the initial window, the quota manager provides a smaller time period and lower data volume. The quota manager continues to adapt the fair usage window in this way until a violation of the fair usage threshold is detected. The adaptive fair usage windows may be based on subscriber profile information, subscriber session information, and/or prior subscriber usage history.02-24-2011
20090016376WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND PROGRAM - A wireless communication apparatus includes a sender identity evaluating portion that evaluates whether a sender of consecutively received packets is the same, and a physical layer control portion that controls a physical layer using an evaluation result if the sender identity evaluating portion evaluates that a sender of consecutively received packets is the same.01-15-2009
20090016375METHOD AND MODULE FOR CONSTRUCTING A FRAME STRUCTURE IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - A module constructs a frame for communication in a communication system that supports a new standard and a legacy standard, the new standard being backward compatible with the legacy standard. The module comprises a first frame generator configured to generate a first portion of the frame, the first portion of the frame to support a first set of data to be transmitted in the legacy standard in each of a number of first bands, a second frame generator configured to generate a second portion of the frame, the second portion of the frame to support a second set of data to be transmitted in the new standard in a second band composed of the first bands, and a frame constructor configured to construct the frame based on the first portion of the frame from the first frame generator and the second portion of the frame from the second frame generator.01-15-2009
20100177785MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSION METHOD - A multiplexing transmission system for adding a management overhead to a client signal, and transparently accommodating or multiplexing the client signal to transmit it is provided. The multiplexing transmission system: accommodates a plurality of client signals of different bit rates including a client signal of a bit rate that is not an integral multiple or an integral submultiple of a bit rate of other client signal, and performs rate adjustment for a part or the whole of the plurality of client signals such that the bit rate of each client signal becomes an integral multiple or integral submultiple of the bit rate of other client signal.07-15-2010
20100061398NEW FRAME AND DATA PATTERN STRUCTURE FOR MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEMS - The present invention relates to a transmitting apparatus (03-11-2010
20090028179STORING DEVICE CAPABILITY INFORMATION IN AN ADDRESS BOOK01-29-2009
20110249686Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) With 10GBase-T Structures - An ethernet transceiver integrated circuit chip is disclosed including a plurality of transceivers for coupling to a corresponding plurality of physical channels. A channel switcher is coupled to the plurality of transceivers. During a first mode of operation, the channel switcher activates all of the plurality of transceivers to transceive data in accordance with a first aggregate data transfer rate. During a second mode of operation, the channel switcher activates less than all of the plurality of transceivers to transceive data in accordance with a second aggregate data rate that is less than the first aggregate data transfer rate.10-13-2011
20110075682MESSAGING TO PROVIDE DATA LINK INTEGRITY - Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to messaging to provide data link integrity. An embodiment of a method includes transmitting a data stream over a data link from a first device to a second device, the data stream including multiple frames, the data stream being transmitted in a first mode. The method further includes determining a data transmission mode change from the first mode to a second mode for the transmission of the data stream from the first device to the second device, generating mode packets, each mode packet including fields to define a plurality of mode elements, the fields of the mode packet being set to indicate the data transmission mode change, and transmitting the mode packets to the second device prior to implementing the data transmission mode change.03-31-2011
20110149995COORDINATION INDEPENDENT RATE ADAPTATION DEPLOYMENT METHODS AND SYSTEMS - A method and system of coordination independent rate adaptation is disclosed. The method and system of coordination independent rate adaptation provides for deploying a rate adaptation subdomain into a packet network having no rate adaptation coordination among the network nodes. The method and system is particularly useful for incremental introduction of rate-adaptive devices in existing networks; combining the best properties of sleep-state exploitation and rate scaling techniques by defining a class of state-setting policies for rate adaptation schemes that enforce tight deterministic bounds on the extra delay that the schemes may cause to network traffic at every node where they are deployed.06-23-2011
20100303092Dynamically Configuring Attributes of a Parent Circuit on a Network Element - Methods and apparatus for dynamically configuring a parent circuit through a subscriber record on an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server responsive to an authorization event for the subscriber session on the network element. According to one embodiment of the invention, the AAA server accesses the subscriber record for a subscriber session on the network element. Based on this subscriber record, a set of one or more attributes for a subscriber circuit and a set of one or more attributes for a parent circuit of the subscriber circuit are determined The network element applies the set of subscriber circuit attributes to the subscriber circuit and the set of parent circuit attributes to the parent circuit.12-02-2010
20100272120SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FILTERING A DATA PACKET USING A COMMON FILTER - System and method for filtering a data packet using a combined filter are disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes receiving a data packet and N filters each comprising a mask and value. The method includes receiving a data packet and N (wherein N is an integer and N>1) filters, each filter comprising a bit mask and corresponding bit values. The method further includes generating a common filter mask and the corresponding bit values by taking the overlapping mask bits among portions of the N filters corresponding to the common filter, the common filter being of a length smaller than each filter. The method further includes applying the common filter mask to the data packet to determine whether there is a match between the filtered data packet and each of the N filters.10-28-2010
20100260201METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AN EXTENDED RANGE ETHERNET LINE CODE - Aspects of a method and system for an extended range Ethernet line code are provided. One or more ternary encoded bitstreams may be generated and transmitted. The generating may comprise mapping 3-bit binary IDLE patterns having a least significant bit of zero to a non-zero ternary value, and mapping 3-bit binary IDLE patterns having a non-zero least significant bit to a ternary zero. The generating may comprise receiving binary data via a media independent interface, mapping each 4-bit portion of said received binary data to a ternary symbol comprising two ternary bits, and transmitting said ternary symbol over said one or more physical channels. Data portions of the one or more ternary encoded bitstreams may be generated by mapping 3-bit binary patterns to 2-bit ternary symbols. One of the nine possible 2-bit ternary symbols may be reserved for control portions of said one or more ternary encoded bitstreams.10-14-2010
20090109999WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - Provided is a wireless communication apparatus by which the maximum throughput can be obtained while satisfying required reception qualities in multicarrier communication. In the apparatus, a coding section (04-30-2009
20080253390METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRIORITY SERVICES MANAGEMENT - Apparatus and method for adapting a control plane of a communications network normally using a call session control function (CSCF) in communication with a resource access control function (RACF) by providing a priority service functional element (PS-FE) to handle call admission and priority services.10-16-2008
20080205438Multi-Bus Structure For Optimizing System Performance Of a Serial Buffer - A serial buffer having a parser and multiple parallel processing paths is provided. The parser receives incoming packets, determines the type of each packet, and then routes each packet to a processing path that corresponds with the determined packet type. Packet types may include blocking priority packets (which implement bus slave operations), non-blocking priority packets (which access on-chip resources of the serial buffer) and data packets (which implement bus master operations). Because the different packet types are processed on parallel processing paths, the processing of one packet type does not interfere with the processing of other packet types. As a result, blocking conditions within the serial buffer are minimized.08-28-2008
20100329279METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA PROCESSING - A method for data processing is provided, the method comprises: determining the predicted transmission time required by the data packet to be transmitted currently during the transmission course and the residence time for the data packet residing in the buffer; when the sum of the predicted transmission time and the residence time is greater than the predetermined air interface time delay, discarding the data packet. By utilizing the technical scheme of the invention, the discarding time of the data packet is dynamically adjusted, the packet discarding rate is reduced, and the service quality is improved. An apparatus for data processing is also provided.12-30-2010
2008021928910GBase-T link speed arbitration for 30m transceivers - A method of power management in a 10GBase-T Ethernet transceiver is provided. The 10GBase-T Ethernet transceiver is according to an IEEE 09-11-2008
20080219290Adaptive Margin and Band Control - Configuration or otherwise controlling parameters of a DSL system related to power, band usage and margin is based on collected operational data. Operational data are collected from at least one DSL system operating under a known configuration and/or a profile. A target profile is selected based on binder-level information. The collected operational data is analyzed and conditions for changing the DSL system configuration to the target profile are evaluated, including any applicable transition rules pertaining to changing profiles. If the conditions hold, then the DSL system is instructed to operate with the target profile. Binder-level information can include deployment point information, topology information, and/or crosstalk coupling information. The controlled parameters may have values that are chosen using one or more spectrum balancing methods. Such spectrum balancing methods may be executed infrequently, and may make use of all binder-level information that is available.09-11-2008
20100215053System and Method for the Control of the Transmission Rate in Packet-Based Digital Communications - A transmission bit rate control mechanism for a packet-based communication system in which sender transmission bit rates can vary over time is provided. The transmission bit rate mechanism includes a receiver recording mechanism, which receives transmission time information, computes and records statistical parameters of packets received from a sender; and a receiver processing mechanism, which selectively computes a new transmission bit rate using the recorded statistical parameters, and communicates a new transmission bit rate to the sender.08-26-2010
20100166010COMMUNICATION DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, TRANSMISSION RATE CONTROL METHOD, AND TRANSMISSION RATE CONTROL PROGRAM - A signal transmitted to an STA 07-01-2010
20100067545METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HEADER COMPRESSION - A packet compressor 03-18-2010
20100195666Methods of Operating Data Networks To Provide Data Services and Related Methods of Operating Data Service Providers and Routing Gateways - A data network may be operated between a routing gateway for a subscriber and a data service provider providing a data service. More particularly, the data network may receive from the data service provider an identification of the routing gateway, an identification of the data service provider, and data flow characteristics of the data service for a session of the routing gateway using the data service provided by the data service provider. Responsive to receiving the identification of the routing gateway, the identification of the data service provider, and the data flow characteristics for the data service, the data flow characteristics of the data service for the routing gateway may be saved at the data network and forwarded to the routing gateway. Related data networks, data service providers, routing gateways, and computer program products are also discussed.08-05-2010
20110188513Apparatus for Reduced Mode Transmission of DPCCH Signaling and Method Thereof - A telecommunication apparatus (08-04-2011
20090175295Communication terminal apparatus and signal receiving method - A communication terminal apparatus receives a management signal at a bit rate A and a data signal at a bit rate B (B>A) through the same line, and includes a band limiting unit, a signal regenerating unit, a timing controlling unit, and a data signal obtaining unit. The band limiting unit limits a band. The signal regenerating unit regenerates a signal having the bit rate A or the bit rate B. The timing controlling unit controls timing for obtaining a data signal based on a signal having the bit rate A. The timing controlling unit controls the band limiting unit to limit the band on receipt of the management signal and to lessen band limitation on receipt of the data signal. The data signal obtaining unit obtains the data signal from a signal having the bit rate B according to the timing control.07-09-2009
20100020821NEIGHBOR DISCOVERY IN CABLE NETWORKS - A network device has a communications link to allow the device to communicate with customer devices and a processor. The processor is to receive neighbor discovery messages from requesting customer devices, examine the neighbor discovery messages to determine if the neighbor discovery message should be forwarded to other of the customer devices, and respond to the requesting customer devices.01-28-2010
20100020820PRIORITIZED SEGMENTATION AND REASSEMBLY METHODS AND SYSTEMS - The disclosed technology provides systems and methods for accommodating a diversity of services (e.g., telephone, video broadcasting, email, etc.) using a fixed connection of a certain service type. A method and system of communicating data using a fixed connection, including, based on at least two service data units (SDUs), associating a priority and a channel identifier with the at least two SDUs, iteratively (i) selecting one of the at least two SDUs based on priority to provide a selected SDU, and, (ii) forming at least one data packet, the at least one data packet including (a) data associated with the selected SDU, and, (b) the channel identifier associated with the selected SDU; and, transmitting the formed at least one data packet using the fixed connection.01-28-2010
20090135849RTP Payload Format - A data stream is encrypted to form encryption units that are packetized into RTP packets. Each RTP packet includes an RTP packet header, one or more payloads of a common data stream, and a RTP payload format header for each payload and including, for the corresponding encryption units, a boundary for the payload. The payload can be one or more of the encryption units or a fragment of one of the encryption units. The encryption units are reassembled the using the payloads in the RTP packets and the respective boundary in the respective RTP payload format header. The reassembled of encryption units are decrypted for rendering. Each RTP payload format header can have attributes for the corresponding payload that can be used to render the payload. The RTP packets can be sent server-to-client or peer-to-peer.05-28-2009
20120155488System and Method for Demultiplexing Different Stream Types in a Programmable Transport Demultiplexer - In one embodiment, there is presented a method for processing data. The method comprises receiving a plurality of packets, wherein each packet comprises a payload, and wherein the plurality of packets carry video data encoded in accordance with an encoding standard from a plurality of encoding standards; identifying encoding standards encoding the video data carried in the payloads of the plurality of packets; and inserting identifiers that identify the encoding standard encoding the video data carried in the payloads of the plurality of packets into the plurality of packets.06-21-2012
20110090922METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING MULTIMEDIA ENCODING RATE - A method, an apparatus, and a system for adjusting a multimedia encoding rate are disclosed. The method includes: obtaining an expected multimedia encoding rate by using the available network bandwidth corresponding to the transmission path of a multimedia service, the expected QoE of the multimedia service, and the current multimedia encoding rate as input parameters and according to a preset multimedia resource policy decision, where the expected multimedia encoding rate is used as a reference for adjusting the current multimedia encoding rate. With the present disclosure, under the current network performance, an optimal point for balancing the effects of the media encoding rate and the network performance on the QoE is found by adjusting the multimedia encoding rate, thus achieving optimal QoE. In this way, the adjustment process is simple and fast and the success rate is high, thus improving the QoE.04-21-2011
20110090921NETWORK ABSTRACTION LAYER (NAL)-AWARE MULTIPLEXER - A multiplexer applies dynamic bit rate reduction at the multiplexer level in accordance with the types of video input streams as determined from information contained in units of the video input streams. The multiplexer parses the Network Abstraction Layer (NAL) headers of said units to determine their relative importance and passes them on to its output accordingly. The multiplexer can also take advantage of the relation between streams if they are related, as in the case of Scalable Video Coding (SVC).04-21-2011
20110317716METHOD, SYSTEM, AND PROGRAM FOR MANAGING A SPEED AT WHICH DATA IS TRANSMITTED BETWEEN NETWORK ADAPTORS - Provided are a method, system, and program for managing data transmissions at a local network device communicating with a linked network device over,a network, wherein each network device is capable of transmitting data at different speeds. An operation is initiated to change a current transmission speed at which data is transmitted between the local and linked network devices in response to a speed change event. A determination is made of a new transmission speed different from the current transmission speed. A register is set in the local network device to indicate the new transmission speed. A speed change request and the new transmission speed are transmitted to the linked network device to cause the local and linked network devices to communicate at the new transmission speed, wherein the transmission occurs without terminating a linked exchange occurring between the local and linked network devices.12-29-2011
20120044954COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A communication device reduces a processing time required at the time of mutually converting different wireless or wired communication protocol and improves a real-time property. The communication device includes two or more communication units which communicate with two or more external devices and a communication controller which processes communication data. The communication controller has table information that associates a communication path, a type of the communication unit, and conversion-info, and an input and output unit that inputs and outputs the table information. According to the added conversion-info, a conversion unit sequentially performs various conversion processes (protocol conversion, routing, communication quality evaluation, fragmentation/integration of communication interface, fragment/defragment process, frame multiplication/integration, and frequency setting).02-23-2012
20120207179METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR UTILITY METERS OR OTHER DEVICES WITH COMMUNICATIONS PRIORITIZATION - Methods and apparatuses may be provided for utility meters or other devices with communications prioritization. The methods and apparatuses may include receiving first information addressed to or from a first network device of the one or more network devices; determining that the first network device is either (i) battery-powered or associated with a limited power source, or (ii) associated with wireless communications; and based upon the determination that the first home device is either (i) battery-powered or associated with a limited power source, or (ii) associated with wireless communications, identifying the first information as higher priority. The identification of the first information as higher priority may result in the utility meter or other device processing of the first information ahead of one or more second information designated as lower priority.08-16-2012
20120008641RECEIVING NODE IN A PACKET COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING A BUFFER IN A RECEIVING NODE IN A PACKET COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - A receiving node for receiving data packets in a packet communications system comprises a buffer for storing data packets received at the receiving node and for releasing the stored data packets to an application element of the receiving node. A buffer window defines a time period in which data packets are received at the buffer. A position of the buffer window is moved in time periodically, and a stored data packet is released when it is at an end of the buffer window. The receiving node further comprises a packet delay determining element for determining, for each received data packet, a delay of a received data packet by determining the difference between an estimated time of arrival of a data packet at the receiving node and an actual time of arrival of the data packet at the receiving node, a delay processing element for determining an average of the determined delays of a plurality of data packets and for determining when a change in the determined average is greater than a first threshold, and a buffer window adjusting element for adjusting at a first rate a position of the buffer window by a first amount dependent on the determined average of the determined delays and for switching to adjust a position of the buffer window at a second rate by a second amount dependent on the determined average when a change in the determined average is greater than the first threshold. The second rate is greater than the first rate.01-12-2012
20120014394SYSTEM, DEVICE, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR MANAGING DEVICES - A system for managing a communication device having a first function of using a first communication protocol and a second function of using a second communication protocol is provided. The communication device is connected to a network including a first device using the first communication protocol and a second device using the second communication protocol. The system is provided with an inputting system that accepts an input for changing an operation regarding the communication of the communication device from a user, and a judging system that judges whether a trouble would arise in communication, in which the communication device is involved, based on the input inputted by the user through use of the inputting system.01-19-2012
20120027027COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM PRODUCT - According to one embodiment, a communication apparatus includes a reception protocol processing unit, a control information queue, and a transmission protocol processing unit. The reception protocol processing unit performs a protocol process using control information included in a received frame, acquires the control information from the received frame, and acquires data when the data is included in the frame. The control information queue stores control information including at least one of a reception window size of other communication apparatus, area information representing an area of data received by the other communication apparatus, the reception window size of the communication apparatus, and area information representing an area of data received by the communication apparatus. The transmission protocol processing unit performs a protocol process using the control information stored in the control information queue, generates a frame of a transmission target, and transmits the frame through the network interface unit.02-02-2012
20120027026SCALABLE INTERCONNECT MODULES WITH FLEXIBLE CHANNEL BONDING - The present application discloses apparatus and methods for increasing channel utilization for a high-speed serial interface of an integrated circuit (IC). A new circuit architecture is disclosed which provides circuitry that may be programmed flexibly to support a multitude of different channel bonding schemes. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the new architecture decouples the granularity of control-signal channel bonding from the granularity of data-aggregation channel bonding. This advantageously allows optimization of configurations for both types of channel bonding. In another aspect of the invention, the logical boundaries of bonded user channels are decoupled from the physical boundaries of the PCS modules. This decoupling advantageously eliminates a rigid constraint of previous architectures.02-02-2012
20120027028ADAPTIVE, SCALABLE PACKET LOSS RECOVERY - A system for transmitting data packets representing a source signal across a packet data network is provided. Additionally provided are methods and an apparatus for encoding parameters representing the source signal and also decoding these parameters. The system allows adaptation to the loss scenario of data packets transmitted across the packet data network. A redundancy encoding is generated with a bit rate continuously scalable, the bit rate being provided by a bit rate controller that uses input from the network and packet-loss rate information. The specification can be changed for each coding block. At the decoder, recovery is performed by a parameter estimator based on a dynamically generated statistical model of the effect of the quantizers. The method may be added to existing lossy source coding systems or may be used to enhance the quality of the reconstructed source signal even in scenarios without packet loss.02-02-2012
20100172373CONTROL DATA COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF - A control data communication method for multiplexing and transmitting a plurality of mutually independent types of control data by using a control channel and for separating the control data received from the control channel includes changing and transmitting patterns of reference signals included in the control channel according to a format for multiplexing the control data, detecting the format for multiplexing the transmitted control data according to the pattern of the reference signals included in the control channel, and separating the control data in correspondence with the detected format.07-08-2010
20120314716LONG-REACH ETHERNET FOR 1000BASE-T AND 10GBASE-T - A physical-layer device includes a cable measurement module, a data rate module and a physical-layer device core. The cable measurement module measures characteristics of a cable. The data rate module (i) selects a data rate divisor N based on the characteristics of the cable, and (ii) reduces a rate of a first clock based on the data rate divisor N, where N is greater than 1. The physical-layer device core includes: a transmit module that transmits first signals over the cable at a data rate of M/N Gbps based on the rate of the first clock, where M is an integer; and a receive module that receives second signals over the cable at the data rate of M/N Gbps based on the rate of the first clock. The first and second signals conform to 1000BASE-T when M=1. The first and signals conform to 10GBASE-T when M=10.12-13-2012
20120120968Method and Apparatus of Multiplexing Media Streams - An apparatus and method for generating a multiplex of media streams, the method includes the steps of: (i) receiving a set of media streams that comprises first type media stream components and second type media stream components; (ii) applying a modification process that is not adapted to modify second type media stream components, such as to provide at least one modified first type media stream component; and (iii) multiplexing at least the second type media stream components and the modified first type media stream components.05-17-2012
20100246600METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REDUCING HEADER INFORMATION IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Systems and methods for reducing overhead in a communication system are disclosed. Different frame types are aggregated into an enhanced aggregated frame in response to a determination that the different frames are suitable for transmission within a single reservation period.09-30-2010
20100246599Apparatus and Method for Bit Remapping in a Relay Enhanced Communication System - An apparatus and method for bit remapping at a relay node in a communication system. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor configured to remap an order of bits of a received signal from a source node to a different order of bits for a transmitted signal to a destination node when the transmitted signal is constructed with a modulation scheme different from the received signal.09-30-2010
20100246601METHOD FOR ADJUSTING SIGNAL SPEED, MEDIA GATEWAY, AND MEDIA GATEWAY CONTROLLER - The present invention relates to the communication filed and discloses a method for adjusting the signal speed, a media gateway (MG), and a media gateway controller (MGC). The method includes: receiving a command request that includes signal speed adjustment information from the MGC, and adjusting the signal speed according to the signal speed adjustment information. The MG includes a receiving module, an adjusting module, and a sending module. The MGC includes a sending module. In the present invention, the media gateway control protocol is extended to enable the MGC to adjust the speed of any signal.09-30-2010
20110182302SWITCH NODE - A non-blocking telecommunications node comprising a plurality of ports. Each port adapted to pass telecommunications traffic comprising multiplexed signals. Each port is adapted to receive an incoming multiplexed signal comprising a plurality of component signals each having a predetermined wavelength. The node includes a plurality of transponders each arranged to receive a component signal. The plurality of transponders are arranged and connected to the ports such that each instance of a component signal having a specific wavelength received by each of the ports can be received simultaneously by the transponders. A node for adding component signals to an outgoing multiplexed signal is also disclosed.07-28-2011
20090059953COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMPUTER, AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL TO BE USED IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - The invention relates to a communication system comprising at least one first communication network designed for communication according to a first protocol, at least one second communication network designed for communication according to a second protocol, and at least one third communication network designed for communication according to the first and second protocols. The at least one first communication network and/or the at least one second communication network and/or the at least one third communication network are coupled together for the exchange of messages. The inventive system also comprises a mobile computer designed for communication according to the first and second protocols, and a target computer which is designed for communication according to the first protocol and/or the second protocol, and is associated with the first, second or third communication network. The inventive communication system is designed in such away that when the mobile computer is connected to a network connection computer of the third communication network, before the establishment of a communication connection to the target computer, the protocol to be used for communication with the network connection computer is determined.03-05-2009
20120076155METHOD FOR PROCESSING MULTIMEDIA STREAMS - A method, machine readable medium, system, and device are disclosed. In one embodiment the method comprises determining whether one or more components that comprise a multimedia stream require real-time processing, if at least one of the one or more components require real-time processing, assigning the one or more components that require real-time processing to one or more real-time processes, and assigning any remaining components to one or more non-real-time processes.03-29-2012
20080205439METHOD AND DEVICE FOR COMPENSATING FOR DELAYS OF A PLURALITY OF COMMUNICATION CHANNELS - A device and method for compensating for delays of a plurality of communication channels, provides signals with a certain frequency range, wherein the signals form standing waves in the plurality of communication channels; calculates phase differences between the plurality of communication channels according to the signal frequencies at the peak values of the standing waves; and determines the delay of each communication channel according to the above phase differences. The device and method may be applied to the communication channels of high speed parallel connection to eliminate the delays of the communication channels and realize length matching. Since the device and method determine the delays of communication channels by means of the phase differences, even when the delay difference exceeds a clock cycle, it can calculate the phase differences properly.08-28-2008
20090028180Method and Apparatus for Mitigating Layer-2 Looping in Home Networking Applications - Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus for mitigating layer-2 loops in home networking applications. One embodiment of a method for mitigating layer-2 loops in a network includes detecting a loop between a first terminal in the network and a second terminal in the network, and deactivating at least one active home networking interface at the first terminal.01-29-2009
20120093175METHOD AND APPARATUS OF TRANSMITTING PACKET IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and an apparatus for transmitting a packet in a communication system are provided. The method for transmitting a packet in a communication system includes receiving a compression packet use request message from a receiver; generating a specific preamble and transmitting the compression packet to a receiver; wherein the compression packet is generated by omitting information on overlapping frame header among a frame to be transmitted and attaching the specific preamble including the information on the omitted frame header.04-19-2012
20120093174Cross-media storage coordination - Methods and a media system and storage system for cross-media storage coordination include but are not limited to storing a first data version of specified content based on a particular media format: storing at least a second data version of related content based on a different media format: providing a cross-reference between the first data version and the at least second data version to enable coordinated management by a designated user and/or an approved device for search and possible retrieval of the first data version and/or the at least second data version: and implementing communication access by one or more parties and/or the designated user via a communication type that is correlated with the first data version and/or the at least second data version.04-19-2012
20110235654METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STATISTICAL MULTIPLEXING - There is provided a method of statistically multiplexing a plurality of input video data streams into at least one output data stream having a pre-determined capacity, comprising providing a plurality of bit rate estimates at different quality levels for each input video data stream using a look-ahead encoder, summing together the bit rate estimates of the same quality level for all input video data streams, determining the picture quality of each input video data stream at which the summed bit rate estimates is equal to or less than the output data stream pre-determined capacity. There is also provided an apparatus and system for carrying out the method, and a computer readable product carrying instructions which when executed carry out the method.09-29-2011
20120087379Method of reducing required capacity of retry buffer for real-time transfer through PCIe and related device - A method capable of reducing a required capacity of a retry buffer of a link device when the link device transfers real-time data to a link partner through the PCIe interface determines how to resend a packet required by the link partner according to the type of the packet. When the packet is a data packet, the method determines if a pending data packet exists in a pending transmission data buffer. When the pending data packet exists in the pending transmission data buffer, the link device directly transmits the pending data packet to the link partner. When the pending data packet does not exist in the pending transmission data buffer, the link device transmits a dummy packet to the link partner. In this way, the retry buffer only requires enough capacity to store the dummy packet and buffer the command data packets.04-12-2012
20120287942Signal Converter of Consumer Electronics Connection Protocols - Methods and devices of converting signals of consumer electronics connection protocols to high speed bi-directional signals are presented. A novel packing method packs all the data, clocks, and control signals into one or more packets of a predefined format. A novel unpacking method unpacks the packets to original data, clocks, and control signals.11-15-2012
20100202472MULTI-RATE MULTI-RECEIVER MULTI-RESPONSE AGGREGATION - A method for sending a multi-rate multi-receiver message containing a multi-receiver multi-response aggregate. The multi-rate multi-receiver aggregate is transmitted until a multi-receiver multi-response aggregate embedded within the multi-rate multi-receiver aggregate is encountered. Transmission of the multi-rate multi-receiver aggregate is suspended for a predetermined time period. After the expiration of the predetermined time period, transmission of the multi-rate multi-receiver aggregate resumes.08-12-2010
20130016736METHOD OF SYNCHRONIZATION FOR LOW POWER IDLE - A method comprises receiving data, modulated according to a first modulation scheme, from a transmitter via an Ethernet link while the receiver is in a first mode. The first mode corresponds to a first power consumption level of the receiver. The method also includes receiving a sleep signal, and, in response, transitioning the receiver to a second mode. The second mode corresponds to a second power consumption level lower than the first power consumption level. The method also includes detecting an expiration of a predetermined time interval, and, in response, transitioning the receiver to a third mode. The third mode corresponds to a third power consumption level greater than the second power consumption level. The method also includes receiving a refresh signal modulated according to a different, second modulation scheme, synchronizing the receiver to the transmitter based on the refresh signal, and transitioning the receiver back to the second mode.01-17-2013
20110158253Increasing Transmission Rate to a Remote Device In Response to Attributing Information Loss as Not Being a Result of Network Congestion - In response to a detected loss of previously transmitted information by an apparatus communicating with a remote device (e.g., using TCP), the rate of transmission of information is increased by the apparatus in response to attributing the detected loss of previously transmitted information as not being caused by congestion. This attribution of the packet loss is typically determined based on roundtrip delays between sent information and received corresponding acknowledgments, which may be used directly or indirectly, such as by estimating network queuing delays based on the measured roundtrip delays.06-30-2011
20080232397Selective mode PHY device and method for managing power utilization using same - There is provided a method of managing power utilization for use by a first communication system having a first communication mode and a second communication mode, for communication over a PHY connection through a cable connecting the two systems. The method comprises establishing the PHY connection with the second communication system, detecting interoperability of the two systems in the first communication mode, determining a length of the cable connecting the first communication system to the second communication system, selecting a mode based on the length of the cable, if the detecting detects interoperability of the first communication system and the second communication system in the first communication mode, selecting the second communication mode as the mode, if the detecting does not detect interoperability of the first communication system and the second communication system in the first communication mode, communicating data using the PHY connection through the cable in the mode.09-25-2008
20080232396APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR MULTI-ANTENNA CHANNEL QUALITY DATA ACQUISITION IN A BROADCAST/MULTICAST SERVICE NETWORK USING A MULTICAST SYMBOL - Various methods and apparatuses provide unicast channel data acquisition, such as antenna information, from MBMS subframes. A method of operating a wireless communications network infrastructure entity is disclosed comprising defining a subframe (09-25-2008
20080225887TRANSPONDER, TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION METHOD AND TRANSMISSION PROGRAM - The transponder includes a 64B/66B code synchronization bit determination circuit 09-18-2008
20110274119CONFIGURATION AND OPERATION OF INVERSE MULTIPLEXING COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - An inverse multiplexing communication path is established in at least one direction between nodes connected by a plurality of lower bandwidth bearing channels between the nodes, on which the content of a higher bandwidth signal is distributed and from which the original high bandwidth signal is recovered at the receiving node. During preliminary configuration, for example when selecting a subset of bearer channels from among a number of potential bearer channels, the bearer channels are chosen or are altered by signal processing to make the members of the subset perform similarly, thereby improving operations as compared to having the bearer channels bound to perform according to the performance of the least-performing member of the subset.11-10-2011
20130114623Method And System For Triggering Training For Ethernet Channels To Support Energy Efficient Ethernet Networks - An Ethernet link may comprise one or more link partners that may be communicatively coupled via one or more silent channels, One or more circuits and/or parameters corresponding to silent channels may be retrained, refreshed and/or updated based on various triggers, for example, fixed times, periodic or aperiodic time intervals, random or pseudorandom timer, events, link statistics, physical conditions such as noise, temperature level, cable type and/or cable length, communication from a corresponding link partner and/or based on programming from, for example, a layer above the physical layer. The retraining, refreshing and/or parameter updating may occur for one or more of an echo canceller, a far-end crosstalk canceller and a near-end crosstalk canceller corresponding to the one or more silent channels. Subsequent to the retraining, refreshing and/or parameter updating, the one or more silent channels may be activated and/or may remain silent.05-09-2013
20110268133TRANSMISSION OF PARALLEL DATA FLOWS ON A PARALLEL BUS - There is described a method for transmitting N parallel data flows on a parallel bus. The method comprises, at a first communication device: generating a further parallel data flow comprising alignment words periodically distributed with a period; at each period, rotating the N of parallel data flows and the further parallel data flow thus generating N+1 rotated parallel data flows, each comprising part of the alignment words periodically distributed with a frame period; transmitting the N+1 rotated parallel data flows on respective physical connections of the parallel bus. The method further comprises, at a second communication device: aligning the N+1 rotated parallel data flows by using the alignment words, thus compensating skew and obtaining N+1 aligned parallel data flows; and at each period, de-rotating the N+1 aligned parallel data flows, thus generating N de-rotated parallel data flows corresponding to the N parallel data flows.11-03-2011
20080212608Method, apparatus and computer program to signal additional modulation scheme without additional signalling overhead - A method and apparatus are provided for jointly encoding bits containing information about an existing modulation technique or an existing antenna transmission technique in order to extend signaling to include new information about an additional modulation technique or the use of an additional antenna transmission technique without having to increase the number of bits transmitted in the signaling; and conveying the new information in unused combinations of the encoded bits. The signaling may take the form of a high speed shared control channel (HS-SCCH) that forms part of a high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA). In some embodiments, the existing modulation technique may include quadrature phase shift keying (QPSK), 16 quadrature amplitude modulation (16QAM), or some combination thereof, and the additional modulation technique may include 64 quadrature amplitude modulation (64QAM).09-04-2008
20080198872Ultrasonic Diagnostic Imaging System With Multiplexed Voice and Image Communication - An ultrasound system which is capable of sending images and/or reports over a data network by means of an Internet protocol has a sound card coupled to a microphone and a loudspeaker. When operator of the ultrasound system speaks into the microphone the voice is digitized by the sound card and the voice data is packaged as payloads of data packets. The packets are sent over the same data network by a protocol stack using an Internet protocol. The packets are received and returned to analog voice signals at a receiving terminal. The voice capability can reach other terminals on the network or external correspondents by means of the Internet or external networks such as public switched telephone networks.08-21-2008
20080198871DYNAMIC ADJUSTMENT OF INACTIVITY TIMER THRESHOLD FOR CALL CONTROL TRANSACTIONS - In general, this disclosure is directed to establishment and release of a connection between a communication device and an access network. More specifically, the techniques of this disclosure are directed to determining when a data flow used for exchanging call control requests becomes inactive. For example, a communication device may dynamically adjust an inactivity timer threshold associated with the data flow used by applications to exchange call control messages when a new call control transaction starts or an existing call control transaction ends, e.g., by selecting a single inactivity timer threshold for the data flow to satisfy minimum connection requirements of existing call control transactions, recently ended call control transactions and the new call control transaction. The data flow is considered inactive when no applications send or receive messages via the data flow for a period of time that exceeds the adjusted inactivity timer threshold.08-21-2008
20080198870NETWORK CONNECTIONS FOR MEDIA PROCESSING DEVICES - A media processing device includes a wireless network interface to establish a wireless network connection and a wired network interface to establish a wired network connection. The wired network connection is established if a network is connected to the wired network interface and the wireless network connection is established if the network is disconnected from the wired network interface.08-21-2008
20120275470Method and apparatus for correcting rate matching weights based on layered mapping - The disclosure discloses a method for correcting rate matching weights based on layered mapping, includes: obtaining the number of layers to be layered mapped, determining a transmission mode for communication content; and according to the obtained number of layers and the determined transmission mode, correcting the weights for rate matching in R10. The disclosure also discloses an apparatus for correcting rate matching weights based on layered mapping, includes a weight correction unit, and a transmission mode determination unit and a layer number obtaining unit that are connected to the weight correction unit; wherein the transmission mode determination unit can determine the transmission mode for communication content and inform the weight correction unit of the transmission mode; the layer number obtaining unit can obtain the number of layers to be layered mapped and inform the weight correction unit of the number of layers; and according to the obtained number of layers and the determined transmission mode, the weight correction unit performs weights correction for rate matching. The method and the apparatus of the disclosure both can ensure that the weights for rate matching in R8 and R9 can be adaptable to the mapping manner in R10.11-01-2012
20100316065METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODULATING THE WIDTH OF A HIGH-SPEED LINK - The described embodiments include a system that modulates the width of a high-speed link. The system includes a transmitter circuit coupled to a high-speed link that includes N serial lanes. During operation, while using a first number of lanes to transmit frames on the high-speed link, the transmitter circuit determines a second number of lanes to be used to transmit frames on the high-speed link based on a bandwidth demand on the high-speed link. The transmitter circuit then sends an indicator of the second number of lanes to a receiver on the high-speed link. Upon receiving an error-free acknowledgment of the indicator from the receiver, starting from a predetermined frame, the transmitter circuit transmits subsequent frames on the high-speed link using the second number of lanes.12-16-2010
20120281714PACKET PROCESSING ACCELERATOR AND METHOD THEREOF - A packet processing accelerator comprises a programmable packet classification module, a programmable flow control module, and a programmable packet header modification module. The programmable packet classification module is configured to receive a data packet and generate a start location of each protocol header of the data packet and a first index. The first index indicates classification of the data packet. The programmable flow control module is configured to generate a code of an output port and an action code according to the start location of each protocol header of the data packet and the first index. The programmable packet header modification module is configured to modify content of a plurality of protocol headers of the data packet according to the action code and to send the modified data packet to an output port according to the code of the output port.11-08-2012
20130182717Method And System For A Power Reduction Scheme For Ethernet PHYS - Aspects of a method and system for a power reduction scheme for Ethernet PHYs are provided. An Ethernet PHY in a link partner may disable transmission via a transmit DAC integrated during an inactive connection, 10Base-T autonegotiation operation, and/or active 10Base-T connection with no data packet transmission. The DAC may be a voltage mode or current mode DAC. The PHY or a MAC device may determine when to disable transmission via the DAC. In this regard, the PHY or the MAC device may generate appropriate signals for disabling the transmission. The DAC may be enabled for transmission by the PHY or the MAC device when a connection becomes active or when an active 10Base-T connection is ready to transmit data. Moreover, the PHY may enable transmission via the DAC when operating in a forced 10Base-T mode of operation and the connection to the link partner is active.07-18-2013
20110310911METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM COMPRISING SUCH DEVICE - A method and a device for data processing in a network having a first network element and a second network element performs the following steps: (a) the second network element provides a control information to the first network element; (b) a portion of data sent from the first network element to the second network element is identified by the control information; and (c) upon identification of the portion of data a retransmission from the first network element to the second network element can be initiated.12-22-2011
20080273550Auto-Detecting and Auto-Correcting System State Changes Before Booting Into Operating Systems - A mechanism via which system state changes can be detected and corrected automatically prior to a customer initiated boot. The mechanism is extensible to address newly added or discovered system state changes that result in a locked condition. The mechanism detects and corrects adverse events before booting into the operating system.11-06-2008
20120020375SCTP COMMUNICATION METHOD - In an SCTP communication system including a plurality of nodes in which communication is conducted via an association established using at least one stream between nodes, upon detecting the occurrence of a vacant stream or a surplus stream and upon receiving an additional request message describing the additionally requested number of streams, each node sends back an additional acknowledgement message to a counterpart node so as to change the number of streams used for an association between these nodes. That is, by dynamically changing the number of streams used between nodes without causing an intermittent break in communication, it is possible to effectively utilize the number of streams in large-scale communication, and it is therefore possible to improve communication speed.01-26-2012
20120069855CONTROL METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM - The present invention discloses a control method, an apparatus, and a system. In the embodiments of the present invention, a control command is encapsulated into a network data packet to be sent to a remote network driver interface specification (RNDIS) device, and the encapsulated network data packet is sent to the RNDIS device to control the RNDIS device. In the conventional network architecture, a user device can directly send a network data packet to an RNDIS device. Therefore, with this solution, a control command can be transmitted to the RNDIS device without adding a new control interface. Compared with the solution that requires adding a new interface and installing an additional driver program in the prior art, this solution reduces application complexity and has no special requirement for the RNDIS device, which is commonly applicable and easy to implement.03-22-2012

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